Miscellaneous Charlottesville, Virginia Death Notices
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|Thursday, April 2, 1998
CHARLES E. PARKER, JR.
Charles Ellington Parker, Jr., 80, of Medford, N.J., formerly of Earlysville, died.
Friday, April 3, 1998
ROBERT W. GRABHAM
Robert W. Grabham born March 4, 1924 in Long Beach, Calif. passed away in Las Vegas, Nev. He was an avid golfer and golf course ranger at Lake Monticello, where he was a former resident.
Saturday, April 4, 1998
JESSE D. POWELL
Jesse D. Powell died at his daughter's home in Springfield.
Sunday, April 5, 1998
FENDOL P. CARTER
Fendol Perry Carter of Charlottesville died at a local hospital. Born May 16, 1912, in Albemarle County, he was the son of the late Ada Drumheller and Stafford Gordon Carter.
RANDOLPH C. SHIFFLETT
Randolph Carroll Shifflett, 67, of Madison died at his residence. Born Oct. 29, 1930, in Rockingham County, he was the son of the late Sam Shifflett and the late Mary Betty Shifflett. He was retired from the Shelby Automobile and Tire, Inc.
Monday, April 6, 1998
Nellie Eureka Dix Bowers, 103, died at her home, The Gordon House in Gordonsville. Born March 24, 1895, in Irvington, Lancaster County, Nellie Bowers was the daughter of Thomas Dix and Ada Webster Dix.
LEE A. CRICKENBERGER
Lee Anderson Crickenberger, 84, of Charlottesville died at his home. Born Feb. 8, 1914, in Albemarle County, he was the son of the late Elmer S. and Daisy Beck Crickenberger. Mr. Crickenberger was retired from Frank Ix and Sons as a textile technician, and The Daily Progress as a rural route carrier.
Elizabeth Swaringen, 82, formerly of Troy and Danville, died at a local hospital.
MAYO MASSIE, JR.
Mayo Thomas Massie, Jr. of Heards Mountain Road, died at Obici Hospital, Suffolk.
Dr. JOHN SIMS
Dr. John A. Sims died in Charlottesville.
RUTH C. TWYMAN
Ruth Courtney Twyman, 75, of Route 1, Orange, in Madison County died at her residence. Born Aug. 16, 1992, in Stanardsville, she was the daughter of the late John Wesley Courtney and Winifred Crawford Courtney.
EVA DRAPER YOUNG
Eva Draper Young, 93, of Richmond, the widow of Reuben B. Young, died. She taught elementary school in North Carolina and Virginia for more than 35 years.
Margaret Elizabeth Moneymaker, 63, of Baltimore died at a Baltimore hospital.
Quietly and peacefully, Drewary John Birchard Brown departed this life while at UVa Medical Center. Drewary was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Albemarle County, to the late Edward and Nancy Bell Armstead Brown/ He was the husband of the late Lydia Brown. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ruby Yvonne Bryant; and a grandson, Thomas R. "Tom Tom" Bryant. Mr. Brown was educated in the Albemarle County School System. He was a veteran of World War II where he received vocational training as an electrician. In 1965, Mr. Brown was a member of the original committee that drafted the first planning grant for Charlottesville-Albemarle Community Action Organization (later expanded and renamed the Monticello Area Community Action Agency, MACCA). He was also an organizer and founder of Youth Employment Services (Y.E.S.)
Tuesday, April 7, 1998
MAMIE L. TAYLOR
Mamie Lillian Taylor, 76, of Ruckersville, died at a Charlottesville hospital. She was born April 26, 1921, in Madison County, a daughter of the late Hiram and Ella Shifflett Taylor. Mrs. Taylor was retired from Crouse-Hinds in Earlysville.
Wednesday, April 8, 1998
NORMAN PEARSON, SR.
Norman Carter Pearson, Sr. of Warrenton died at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., after a battle with leukemia. A native of Fauquier County, he retired from the federal government and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
EVELYN COFFEY TYLER
Mrs. Evelyn Coffey Tyler, 82, died. Mrs. Tyler worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles, Capital Chemical Company, and Gundlach Plumbing and Heating.
ARTHUR L. STEVENS
Arthur L. Stevens of Washington, formerly of Gordonsville, died in Washington.
Thursday, April 9, 1998
Grace Lee Rigsby Atkins, 96, of Charlottesville died at a local nursing home. She was born Oct. 8, 1901, in Troy, daughter of the late Richard F. Rigsby and Lena Morris Rigsby. She was retired from Henderson & Irving Sewing Factory.
HAROLD A. HARLOW
Harold A. Harlow of Bumpass died at a Richmond hospital.
Margie Franklin, 69, of Charlottesville died at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Ms. Franklin was born in Albemarle County on April 15, 1929, daughter of the late Willie Franklin and Mabel Calloway Franklin.
On April 9, 1998, Margaret Cameron McCue, 57, of Baltimore died.
EDGAR ELLIS PUGH
Edgar Ellis "Tommy" Pugh, 69, of North Garden, died at a local hospital. Born April 14, 1928, in Covesville, he was the son of the late Robert Ashton and Josie Mawyer Pugh. Tommy retired from UVa in 1990 as an instrument maker.
Friday, April 10, 1998
LEE JAMES STOCKER
Lee James Stocker died at UVa Medical Center.
Chancellor Lee "Billy" Brooks, 90, of Orange, died at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He was retired from Virginia Metal Products of Orange, an Army veteran of World War II.
Saturday, April 11, 1998
ETHEL PEARL BEELER
Ethel Pearl Beeler, 69, of Madison County, wife of Paul True Beeler died at her residence.
VIRGINIA WOOD COLLINS
Virginia Wood Eppard Collins, 89, of Charlottesville died at her home. She was born June 8, 1908, in Albemarle County daughter of the late Paul W. Wood and Mary Frances Wood. Virginia was a very active lifelong member of Mount Eagle Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir.
James F. Sullivan
James F. Sullivan, 76, of Charlottesville died at a local hospital.
NORA A. ROSTON
Nora A. Roston, 76, of Bealeton, died at a Manassas hospital.
ETHEL WARREN CRAWLEY
Ethel Mae Warren Crawley of Littleton, N.C. died.
MARY EWELL HUNDLEY
Mary Ewell Hundley, a resident of Comyn Hall, died. She was born Feb. 21, 1916, in Ruckersville in the home of her grandparents, Dr and Mrs. Jesse Ewell, V. She was the daughter of the late Waller Hassie Hundley and Mary Ish Ewell. She grew up in the home of her parents at Robious in Chesterfield County, and in the home of her grandparents in Ruckersville. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Midlothian. Miss Hundley attended Midlothian School and Maryville College in Tennessee. Her grandfather, Dr. Jesse Ewell, V, co-founder of the American Clan Gregor Society, enrolled her in the clan when she was born and from her 20s on, she was a faithful member; she attended gatherings all over the country and in Scotland. Miss Hundley was the family historian and genealogist; she kept extensive records, particularly of the Ewell and McGregor families.