Miscellaneous Charlottesville, Virginia Death Notices
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|Wednesday, April 22, 1998
SHELTON J. BARFIELD
Shelton "Tony" Jackson Barfield, 56, of Orange, died at his residence. Born Nov. 30, 1941, in Culpeper, he was the son of Andrew Jackson Barfield of Mitchell and the late Marguarite Heflin Mr Barfield was a logistician with the federal government and served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.
Friday, May 1, 1998
SIDNEY M HARRIS
Sidney M. Harris, 57, of Charlottesville died. He was preceded in death by his parents, McKinley and Gladys Harris.
MELVIN E. BRADLEY, SR.
Melvin Eugene Bradley, Sr., 53, of Columbia died. He was the son of the late John L. and Gertrude D. Bradley.
CHARLES S. HENSLEY
Charles S. Hensley, 35, of Charlottesville, died in Scottsville. He was born Jan. 10, 1963, son of Lester Marion Hensley and the late Mary Lillian Cason Hensley. In addition to his father, he is survived by five sisters, Mary Rogers and Kathy M. Thomas, both of Savannah, Ga., Shirley J. Morris of Charlottesville, Deborah D. Meredith of Palmyra and Sarah L. Hill of Gordonsville; two brothers, Lester Hensley of Charlottesville and Larry Hensley of Keene.
Saturday, May 2, 1998
ETHEL MARTIN PORTER
Ethel Martin Porter, 79, died at Martha Jefferson Hospital. Born June 29, 1918 in Fluvanna County, she was the daughter of the late Colonel Pleasant and Lucy Windston Martin. She was a member of Haden's Chapel United Methodist Church, Palmyra.
ELINOR G. SHINE
Elinor Goodrich Shine of Boca Raton, Fla., died just short of her 90th birthday. She was born Aug. 16, 1907, in Los Angeles, but grew up and attended primary school in Phoenix where her father had his law practice. In the early 1920s, she moved back to California where her family was one of the first homeowners in Bel Air. Mrs. Shine graduated from Marlborough School in 1925 and attended Mills College and UCLA. Mrs. Shine was former editor of the Los Angeles Junior League News. During World War II she worked at Northrop Aircraft. She attended St. Andrews Catholic Church and did charitable work as a sustaining member of the Junior League an as a member of Bishop Goodin Guild.
JAMES A. BUTLER
James A. Butler, 56, of Louisa, died at UVa Medical Center. He was born Nov. 1, 1941, in Fredericks Hall. He was the son of the late Albert Butler. His mother, Elizabeth Cushingberry Butler, lives in Louisa.
Sunday, May 3, 1998
SARAH C. NICHOLSON
Sarah Catherine Nicholson, 74, of Leon, died at her residence. She was born Nov. 7, 1923 in Madison.
ANGELLA MARIE WADDY
Angella "Tina" Marie Waddy, 33, of Bumpass died at Medical College of Virginia, Richmond. She was born April 19, 1965. Angella was educated in the Louisa County school system. She was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Montpelier.
JOAN GILMAN GLASS
Joan Gilman Glass, 63, wife of a Fork Union native, Andrew Glass, died. A native of New Hampshire, Mrs. Glass had been a resident of Fork Union before moving to Hampton 42 years ago.
Monday, May 4, 1998
VIRGINIA BELL HAIGH
Virginia Bell "June" Dosier Powell Haigh, 69, of Ruckersville, died at her home. Born in Lewisburg, W.Va., on Nov. 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Alex Dosier and Lula Eggleston Dosier. Mrs. Haigh was a retired desk clerk with Howard Johnson's.
FLORENCE HICKS KIRBY
Florence Hicks Kirby o Richmond died. She was the widow of Sidney Weston Kirby and is survived by her daughter, Gail Weston Kirby and a brother, Lertie F. Hicks.
GORDON T. BURTON
Gordon Thompson Burton, 87, of Crozet died at a nursing home. He was born Nov. 1, 1910, in Albemarle County. As a local builder, Mr. Burton constructed numerous homes throughout Albemarle County. Mr. Burton was a lifelong member of Hillsboro Baptist Church.
CLARENCE R. MUNDIE
Clarence Richard Mundie, 56, of Charlottesville, died at a local hospital. Born in Albemarle County on Feb. 24, 1942, he was the son of the late Woodsie and Mary Birckhead Mundie. Mr. Mundie was a retired trainer for the University of Virginia Polo Club.
Tuesday, May 5, 1998
BOBBY JOE LAM
Bobby Joe Lam, 18, of Barboursville died in Barboursville. He was born July 27, 1979 in Charlottesville. Bobby was a member of Barboursville Volunteer Fire Co. He is survived by his parents, Harold Lee Lam, Sr. and Carol Sue Rogers Lam of Barboursville; one brother, Harold Lee Lam, Jr., of Barboursville.
DOROTHY H. MALLOY
Dorothy Houchens Mallory, 85, of Charlottesville, died at a local nursing home. Born at North Garden on Jan. 4, 1913, she was the daughter of the late William Reuben and Edna Mawyer Houchens and was the wife of the late Joseph Malloy. Mr.s Malloy was a member of Belmont Baptist Church and was retired from UVa Medical Center's nursing staff.
LEE S. MEADOWS, SR.
Lee Shaffer Meadows, Sr., 67, of Ruckersville died at his home. Born June 16, 1931, in the Shenandoah Valley, he was the son of the late William Harrison and Viola Breeden Meadows. Mr. Meadows was a retired highway equipment operator with the University of Virginia's physical plant.
FRANKLIN R. NORVELLE
Franklin Raye Norvelle, 60, of Woodbridge died at Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital, Alexandria. He was born July 22, 1937, in Charlottesville, son of the late LaSalle A. and Lena Baker Norvelle. He was employed as a physical scientist by the U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center, Fort Belvoir, from which he retired after 37 years of service. When he lived in Charlottesville, he was a member of Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church.
REV. G. LAMBERT, SR.
RICHARD E. WILLIAMS
Richard E. Williams of Grosse Point Farms, Mich. died of cardiac arrest at his home. He was 77. A native of Detroit, he was a member of a prominent Michigan family with roots in politics and in the personal care products and real estate businesses. Mr Williams was export manager for Gray Marine Motor Co, a Detroit manufacturer of marine engines, and served as president of the former World Trade Club of Detroit and the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce in the 1950s.
OSCAR RANDOLPH FITCH
Oscar Randolph Fitch, 103, of Nellysford died at his residence. Mr. Fitch was born in Nelson County on Dec. 22, 1894, the son of Woodson and Mariah Weeks Fitch. He was a farmer. Mr. Fitch was the oldest member of Elk Hill Baptist Church, Wintergreen. He was a past treasurer and oldest deacon to serve the church. He is the last member of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Leona Fitch, on Feb. 28, 1987. Also preceding him in death were his five children.
Wednesday, May 6, 1998
GEORGE LEROY MAWYER
George Leroy Mawyer, 76, of Charlottesville, died at a local hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1922, in Albemarle County, son of the late Archie and Lizzie Mawyer. Mr. Mawyer worked in auto body shops at Peyton Pontiac-Cadillac which later became Tenney Motor Co. He served during World War II with the U.S. Army.
FAYE MORRIS OLIVER
Faye Morris Oliver, 66, of Stanardsville, died at her residence. Born May 3, 1932, in Charlottesville, she was the daughter of the late Perry and Annie Thomas Morris of Dyke. She was a member of Mt. Olivet United Church of Christ, Dyke.
PAUL JUDE RYAN
Paul Jude Ryan, 42, of Charlottesville died at a local hospital. He was born June 26, 1955, in New York City, son of John A. Ryan and the late Cornelia McKay Ryan. Paul was a stand-up comedian at comedy clubs comedy editor of the Los Angeles Times, a writer for Mobility Magazine and creator of "I Got Your News" newslettter. Before he was a comedy writer, Paul was an aerospace engineer with Boeing. He was a member of Toastmasters of Charlottesville.
GERTIE S. BADGETT
Gertie Morris Shifflett Badgett, 84, of Charlottesville, died at her home. Born Oct. 28, 1913, in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Lydia Shifflett Morris. Mrs. Badgett was a member of Evergreen Church of the Brethren.
Thursday, May 7, 1998
THOMAS W. HENLEY, SR.
Thomas W. Henley Sr died at his residence in Crozet at the age of 62. He was born in Albemarle County on Dec. 18, 1936. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph T. Henley, Sr and Alma E. Henley; a son, Jody E. Henley; and a brother, Carroll Henley.
ROY EARLY ROUDABUSH
After an extended illness, Roy Early Roudabush, 72, of Earlysville died at his residence. Roy was born June 2, 1925, in Charlottesville, son of the late Carroll and Maggie Bishop Roudabush. He retired from C&O Railroad as yardmaster with 30 years of service.
EDWIN F. FITZHUGH
Friday, May 8, 1998
VIOLA V. BROOKMAN
Viola Virginia Mallory Brookman, 72, of Gordonsville died at Culpeper Memorial Hospital. She was born July 10, 1925, in Orange County, and was the daughter of the late Elmore Mallory and Mary Martin Mallory. She was retired from Liberty Fabrics in Gordonsville and was a member of the Gordonsville Baptist Church.
LOUISE L. GARRETT
Mrs. Louise L. Garrett, 52, of Yorktown Drive, died at Martha Jefferson Hospital. Mrs. Garrett was born Jan. 7, 1946 in Slaters, Miss., daughter of Anna Lee Bowie and the late Fletcher Lawson. Mrs Garrett was retired from the National Ground Intelligence Center, U.S. Army.
ELNORA M. MICKLEM
Elnora Martin Micklem, 92, of Lovingston and formerly of Shipman and Alexandria, died in the Lovingston Health Care Center. Born April 14, 1906, at Shipman, she was the daughter of the late Barney Wilson Martin and Julia Elizabeth Currier Martin.
JESSE EDWIN THOMAS
CYNTHIA SYDNOR TAYLOR
Carita Cynthia Sydnor Taylor, 53, of Charlottesville died at UVa Medical Center. Born Dec. 13, 1944, at Fort Monroe, she was the daughter of Mr.s Walker Pettyjohn Sydnor (Carita King) and the late Dr. Sydnor. Mrs. Taylor was a dedicated public servant, teaching English in the Lynchburg public schools and later, acting as director of both Crisis Line and Woman's Resource Center.
JESSIE S. RICHARDSON
Jessie Stewart Richardson, 85, of White Hall died. She was born Aug. 24, 1912, near Arnettesville, W.Va. Mount Jackson was her home for most of her adult years; there she raised her family and taught school. She also taught for several years in Edinburg and at Brownsville Elementary School near Crozet. She was active in a garden club, her church and 4-H Club.
Saturday, May 9, 1998
EULA JEAN GREEN
Eula Jean Green, 72, of Charlottesville, died. A native of Arkansas, she spent time in Texas and then raised her children in California before moving to the East Coast. Survivors include three children and their families.
Elsie Ownby Brown, 85, of Schuyler died. Mrs. Brown was the widow of Walter E. Brown. Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
ROBERT H. STALEY
Robert H. Staley, 77, of Brightwood, died at Culpeper Memorial Hospital. Born March 24, 1921, in North Carolina, he was the son of the late Carl W. and Emma Staley. He was a dental technician and an Air Force veteran of World War II.
ARTHUR JACKSON PAYNE
Arthur Jackson "Jack" Payne, 87, of Gordonsville, died at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville. He was born Oct. 1, 1910, in Washington Va., the son of the late George William Payne and Annie Fincham Payne. Mr. Payne was the owner and operator of the Golden Horseshoe Farm which has existed in Gordonsville for many years.
DAVID DANIEL JONES
David Daniel Jones, 90, an educator in the schools of Shenandoah and Madison counties for 41 years, died at his home, DaJon, in Madison County. Mr. Jones, born March 28, 1908, on a dairy farm in the Getz area of Shenandoah County, was the son of Samuel Paige Jones and Elizabeth Kohne Jones. A 1929 graduate of Triplett High School in Mt. Jackson, he furthered his education at Roanoke College. Beginning his teaching career in the one-room country school of Alpine, he advanced to become principal of Central High School in Cedar Creek, then to New Market High School and Woodstock High School, all in Shenandoah County. In 1959, he became principal of Madison County High School in Madison County and retired as principal of Waverly Yowell Elementary School, also in Madison County.