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Pershing L. Boush
CHESAPEAKE -- Pershing Lee ``Red'' Boush, 81, of the 1200 block of Kay Ave. died suddenly on Jan. 6, 2000.

Perk, as he was known by friends, was a devoted husband and father. A native of Princess Anne County, he was born in 1918 to the late Clara Alice Drewery Boush and John Franklin Boush.

Perk served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936 at the age of 18. From 1943-1946 he served in the U.S. Army, stationed in England, France and Germany. He retired from The Virginian-Pilot newspaper as a machinist foreman in 1981. 

Perk is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mollie Boush; a son, Larry Boush; two daughters, Sandra O'Gorman and Pamela Taylor and husband, Bobby Taylor, all of Chesapeake; three grandchildren, Stephanie Smith and her husband, Myron Smith, of Delaware, Amanda Taylor and Chad Taylor, both of Chesapeake; three great-grandchildren, Michelle Woolard Smith, Jeremy Cook Smith and Madison Nicole Smith of Dover, Del.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Francis A. Gay Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel, by the Rev. Mark Bender, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
 

Burlie M. Hodge
CHESAPEAKE -- Burlie M. Hodge, 90, of the 500 block of Vicksdell Crescent, died Jan. 6, 2000, in a Chesapeake hospital. 

Born in Wilkes County, N.C., Mrs. Hodge was the daughter of the late Walter Burr and Mary Elizabeth Blackburn Money and was the widow of Reney W. Hodge. She was predeceased by a brother, W. Glenn Money, and three sisters, Valley M. Crews, Grace M. Sheetz and Mozetta M. Sheets. 

Mrs. Hodge retired from the Tidewater Automobile Association, where she was a membership director for 20 years. She was a member of Great Bridge Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Martha L. Hodge of Chesapeake. 

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Riverside Memorial Park by the Rev. Ray Owens. Viewing will begin today at Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge. There will be no formal visitation at the funeral home, but friends are invited to visit the family at 505 Vicksdell Crescent, Chesapeake. Memorial donations may be made to the Great Bridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 640 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322. 
 

Ronald H. Keyes
CHESAPEAKE -- Ronald Harvey Keyes, 62, of the 3100 block of Mapleton Crescent died Jan. 4, 2000. 

He was a native of Annapolis, Md., a retired nuclear engineer for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church, Tidal Wave Masonic Lodge No. 273, Moose Lodge No. 898 and an Army veteran.

Mr. Keyes is survived by his wife, Bonnie B. Keyes; a daughter, Gwynde E. Keyes of Portsmouth; two sons, Jonathan D. Keyes and Ronald H. Keyes Jr., both of Chesapeake; a sister, Juanita Bryant of Chesapeake; two brothers, Glen C. Keyes of Suffolk and David F. Keyes of Midlothian; three grandchildren, Christian D. Keyes and Victoria M. Keyes, both of Florida and Daymon B. Keyes of Portsmouth.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today by the Rev. Tom Potter in Pinecrest Baptist Church. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Masonic rites. Loving Funeral Home Chapel, Churchland, is in charge. 
 

Julia B. Scott
CHESAPEAKE -- Julia Blount Scott slipped peacefully away to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, in Chesapeake General Hospital. Her battle is over and she fought a good fight.

She was born to the late John and Addie Blount in Plymouth, N.C., on July 30, 1908. The Blount family relocated to the neighborhood known as South Hill in the South Norfolk subdivision.

Julia Scott was married to the late William Henery ``Bill'' Scott in May 1963 and was a member of New Mount Olive A.M.E. Church, where she was a member of the Senior Choir and the Usher Board for many years before her sickness. She was predeceased by a son, Rudolph Anthony. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memory a daughter, Olivia Norman of Chesapeake; five stepdaughters; four stepsons; a sister, Inez Williams of Brooklyn; a great-granddaughter whom she raised, Sequoya Gilliam of Chesapeake; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today at New Mount Olive A.M.E. Church, South Hill, Chesapeake, by the Rev. James Johnson. Burial will follow in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. The family will assemble at the home of Sequoya Gilliam, 4109 Hamilton St., Chesapeake. Fitchett Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Jack M. May
CHESAPEAKE -- Jack Manning May, 81, of the 2800 block of Ashwood Drive, died Jan. 7, 2000, at home. 

Mr. May, a native of Winston-Salem, N.C., was retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation as a civil engineer. He was the widower of Lucille Dowell May. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was at the attack of Pearl Harbor. 

Survivors include his son, John M. May Jr.; two daughters, Lillian Taylor and Jacquelyn Butler, all of Chesapeake; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Baker-Foster Funeral Home, Bennett's Creek Chapel. Burial will be held at noon Monday in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bon Secours Hospice, 3636 High St., Portsmouth, VA 23707. 
 

Joyce H. Wallace
CHESAPEAKE -- Joyce H.Wallace, 70, of the 1100 block of Hazel Ave. died Jan. 7, 2000, at her home.

Mrs. Wallace was born in Old Norfolk County and was the daughter of the late John T. Sr. and Emma Ferrell Harris. She was an active member of Oaklette United Methodist Church. Mrs. Wallace was associated with her husband at Wallace Garage. 

Survivors include her husband, George T. Wallace; a daughter, Ellen Rein and her husband, Jim, of Chesapeake; three sons, John M. Wallace and his wife, Susan, Robert S. Wallace, Tim G. Wallace and his wife, Diane, all of Chesapeake; a special niece and nephew, Gary W. Wallace and Terrie L. Sullivan of North Carolina; a brother, John T. Harris Jr. and his wife, Dottie, of Mathews County; and 10 grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Oaklette United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sebert W. Rorrer officiating. Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Friends Helping Friends of the Oaklette United Methodist Church or the American Diabetes Association, 6340 Center Drive, Bldg. 7, Suite 129, Norfolk VA 23502. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge. 
 

Mary G. Williams
CHESAPEAKE -- Mary GrayWilliams, 80, of the 600 block of Aguila Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, in Virginia Beach.

The funeral service will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, with the Rev. Tom Mercer officiating. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. 
 

Laura M. Halley
NORFOLK -- Laura Mae Halley, 79, went home to be with her Lord on Jan. 7, 2000.

Mrs. Halley was a devoted longtime member of Norview United Methodist Church, where she was active in the United Methodist Women. She had been a volunteer for Mobile Meals for many years and was a den mother in the Cub Scouts. She was a school teacher in several Norfolk Public Schools. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and ``Queen Mother'' to everyone who knew her and will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her husband G.M. ``Jerry'' Halley; two sons, Gerald ``Larry'' Halley of Atlanta and John Halley of Athens, Ohio; a daughter, Carol Malloy of Norfolk; a brother, Charles Collins of Waterville, Maine; two sisters, Ruth Nordman of Orlando, Fla., and Helen MacKenzie of Keyesville, Va.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Norview United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the church by the Rev. John F. Shappell. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, is in charge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Norview United Methodist Church Capital Improvement Fund. 
 

Milton E. Davis
NORFOLK -- Milton Eugene Davis, 62, died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000. Born Jan. 21, 1937, in Norfolk to the late John P. and Velma Davis, he and his family moved to New Jersey, residing there for over 30 years.

He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1953 and graduated from Hampton University, Class of 1958. After service in the U.S. Army, he taught at Booker T. Washington High School and also at Montclair High School, Montclair, N.J. He then ventured into industry at E.I. Dupont Co. In 1969, he began his career at Merck Dohme Co., Rahway, N.J., retiring in 1996.

He is survived by his wife, Harriet Jordan Davis; three daughters, Millicent Barclay of Phoeniz, Ariz., Joan Davis of Plainfield, N.J., and Kimberly McNeil of Richmond; six grandchildren; four sisters, Florence Ferguson of Chesapeake, Beulah Davis of Norfolk, Mary Jane Davis of Manassas, Va., and Alexina Hairston of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a brother, Isaac J. Davis of Chesapeake; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held Monday in Plainfield, N.J. Final services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, Route 13, Ahoskie, N.C. In lieu of flowers, send donations to Hampton University Alumni Association, Hampton, Va. 
 

Janie M. Markland
NORFOLK -- Janie Mobley Markland, 62, of the 5200 block of Riverwood Road, a retired Realtor with Goodman Segar Hogan Hoffler, died Jan. 6, 2000. Mrs. Markland was a native of Martin County, N.C. 

Survivors include her husband, Robert Markland of Norfolk; two sisters, Ree Davis of Greenville, N.C., Dorothy Furnish of Baton Rouge, La.; and a brother, William Mobley of Williamston, N.C.

A chapel service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk, by Pastor Joyce Kramer. The family will receive friends in the funeral home following the service. A funeral service will be conducted in North Carolina on Monday at the Macedonia Christian Church in Williamston at 1 p.m., followed by interment at Martin Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Memorial Research Hospital, No. 1 St. Jude Building, 501 St. Jude St., Memphis, TN 38105. 
 

Betty Ellison Procida
NORFOLK -- Betty Procida, a former resident of Norfolk, died peacefully at Camelot Manor Nursing Home in Granite Falls, N.C., on Jan. 7, 2000.

Betty was born in Catawba County, N.C., but lived most of her life in Norfolk. She was the widow of Samuel James Procida.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Debbie Dillard; her son-in-law, David Dillard; and two grandchildren, Jessica Anne Dillard, 15, and Ashley Nicole Dillard, 13, of Suffolk. She will also be mourned by the staff of Camelot Manor Nursing Home. The family would like to express their gratitude for the care and compassion shown to Betty by the staff at Camelot Manor while she was a resident there.

Betty was an animal lover and wishes that any expressions of condolences be expressed in terms of a donation to the SPCA. 
 

Calvin Thomas
NORFOLK -- Calvin ``Rabbit'' Thomas of the 2400 block of Virginia Beach Blvd. died Jan. 6, 2000. 

He is survived by his wife, Ethel Thompson; a daughter; a son; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

A funeral will be conducted at noon Monday at Community Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by Elder Levi Willis II. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Viewing will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
 

Hattie Carter
PORTSMOUTH -- Hattie Carter, 96, of the 2100 block of Lansing Ave., died Jan. 4, 2000. The widow of Richard Carter, she was a member of Third Baptist Church, BTU, and Sunday School Class No. 3. 

Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Gatling; three sons, Samuel Carter, Joseph Carter and James Carter; two daughters-in-law, Agnes B. Carter and Sylvia B. Carter; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Third Baptist Church by the Rev. Joe B. Fleming. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake. The family will be at the residence. Fisher Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Richter L. Halterman Sr.
PORTSMOUTH -- Richter Lanier Halterman Sr., 88, a resident of Churchland House and formerly of the 200 block of Edgewood Road, Portsmouth, died Jan. 5, 2000, in a Portsmouth hospital.

A native of Earlehurst, Va., he was a retired electrician from Norfolk Naval Shipyard and a member of Simonsdale Presbyterian Church, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Loyal Order of the Moose. He was predeceased by his wife, Gertie Lee Halterman.

Survivors include a son, R. Lanier Halterman Jr. and wife, Norma, of Virginia Beach; a sister, Dorothy H. Wickline of Gap Mills, W.Va.; and three brothers, Ben B. Halterman of Wilmington, N.C., Fred Halterman of White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., and Lawton Halterman of Wilmington, N.C.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Greenlawn Mausoleum Chapel by the Rev. Matt Matthews. Entombment will be in the mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to Simonsdale Presbyterian Church. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, is in charge. 
 

Lucille V. Rowe
PORTSMOUTH -- Lucille Virginia Rowe, 85, died Jan. 7, 2000. A native of Portsmouth, she was retired from the Portsmouth City Treasurer's Office and was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Rowe is survived by her sister, Florence Rowe Keefer; a nephew, Bill Keefer and his wife, Kathryn, all of Portsmouth; four great-nieces and nephews, Ken Keefer and his wife, Jill, of Dallas, Texas, Steve Keefer and Rhoda of Columbia, S.C., Kayt Keefer and Kim Keefer, both of Portsmouth; and two cousins, Guilford Chappell of Annapolis, Md., and Peggy Palmer of Auxzasse, Mo.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Oak Grove Cemetery by the Rev. Jason Duley. The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today at her home, 5501 Springwood Drive, Portsmouth, and suggests that memorial donations be made to the Children's Library of Centenary United Methodist Church, 3312 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23703. Loving Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Ronald E. Salupo
PORTSMOUTH -- Ronald E. Salupo, 54, of Cushing St., died Jan. 6, 2000, in a Portsmouth hospital. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he retired from the U.S. Navy after 13 years. He was affiliated with Temple Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce G. Salupo; a son, Ronnie Salupo of Portsmouth; a sister, Sandra Nank; two nieces, Kelly Nank and Michelle Hasson; and a great-nephew, Jacob Hasson.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Arlington National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at Snellings Funeral Home, George Washington Highway Chapel. 
 

Curtis L. Walton
PORTSMOUTH -- Curtis Lorenzo Walton, 21, died tragically in the 3000 block of Barclay and the corner of Shady Lane on Jan. 3, 2000.

He is survived by his loving fiancee, son, unborn daughter, mother, father, several sisters and brothers, grandparents, cousins, and his fiancee's children Isaiah G. and Xyhier J.

Curtis was a lifelong resident of the Tidewater area. He was a loving person -- loving fiance and father to his children. He will be deeply missed. He may be gone but not forgotten. 
 

Sharon D. Whigham
PORTSMOUTH -- Sharon Denise Whigham, 31, of the 2000 block of High St. and a native of Portsmouth, died Dec. 30, 1999, in Norfolk.

Survivors include three sons, Antonio, Lorenzo and Keith Whigham, all of Portsmouth; her mother, Mattie Whigham; a sister, Carol Heart of Portsmouth; three brothers, Christopher Heart and George Heart of Portsmouth, and Alfred Heart of Newport News; and a special friend, Edward Williams.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. Tuesday at 2664 High St. Fisher Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Estelle C. Arney
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Estelle Carroway Arney, 94, passed away Jan. 6, 2000. 

She was born in Columbia, S.C., and was the widow of Noah Franklin Arney of Newport News. For many years she was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church in Newport News. The last years of her life she was a member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church in Currituck, N.C.

She is survived by her sons, Loy Franklin Arney and his wife Mary Shepard Arney, and Donald Arney; daughter, Marti Rierson-Burke, all of Virginia Beach; four grandchildren, Guy Arney, Jeffrey Arney and Christopher Arney, all of Virginia Beach, and Melissa Watkins of Kansas City, Kan.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today in Peninsula Memorial Park by the Rev. Scott Wilson-Parsons. Memorial donations may be made to Pilmoor United Methodist Church, 192 Courthouse Road, Currituck NC 27929. Tidewater Funeral Choices, Southside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. 
 

Aggie H. Capps
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Aggie Henley Capps, 84, of the 1500 block of Mill Landing Road, died Jan. 7, 2000.

Born in Princess Anne County, she was a retired store clerk from Ansell's Grocery. She was the widow of Leonard F. Capps Sr. and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Marian Grimstead; a son, Larry Capps of Portsmouth; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sons, Leonard F. Capps Jr. and Forrest P. Capps.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will be at 1561 Mill Landing Road, Virginia Beach. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, is in charge. 
 

Jefferson H. Carey
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Jefferson Harding Carey, 79, of the 3700 block of N. Queensgrove Circle, died Jan. 5, 2000, in a Virginia Beach hospital.

Born in Lillian, Va., he was the retired manager of the East Coast Export Department for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of Foundry United Methodist Church. He was also a former member of the Masonic Lodge. 

Mr. Carey is survived by his loving wife, Grace Williams; three sons, Jefferson Harding Carey Jr. and his wife, Joan, of Cocoa, Fla., Bryan Randall Carey and Kyle Brandon Carey, both of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren, Christopher D. Carey and Brandon S. Carey, both of Cocoa, and Bailey B. Carey of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Thomas M. Carey of Annapolis, Md., and Robert L. Carey of Owings Mills, Md.; and a sister, Judy H. Aprahamian of Baltimore. 

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foundry United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jim Thomas. The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorial donations be made to a charity of choice. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, is handling arrangements. 
 

Maxine B. Carpenter
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Maxine Baxter Carpenter, 83, born in Princess Anne County, and a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach, died Jan. 6, 2000, in a Virginia Beach hospital. She was married to her late husband, Dr. Marcel Y. Carpenter for 57 years. Mrs. Carpenter was the daughter of the late Dr. Lansing Baxter and Ann S. Baxter. She was a charter member of the Adam Thoroughgood Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution and a member of First United Methodist Church of Norfolk. Survivors include two daughters, Yvette C. Sims and her husband, Steve, and Rochelle Carpenter, all of Virginia Beach; and four grandchildren, Chantal Garner, Vachelle Ogden, Marcy Ogden and Baxter W. Sims; a sister-in-law, Mary Baxter; and a nephew, William ``Butch'' Baxter. Mrs. Carpenter was loved and cherished by all her family, but especially by her grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Forest Lawn Cemetery by the Rev. George Insley. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel, is in charge. 
 

Lola M. Dail
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Lola Marie Dail, 67, died Jan. 5, 2000, at Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk. 

Born on Oct. 18, 1932, in Star Tannery, Va., Mrs. Dail was the daughter of the late William Clifton Beatley and Katie Belle Heishman Beatley. She was a member of Gravel Springs Lutheran Church. She retired as a switchboard operator from Commonwealth Gas Services in Portsmouth after 25 years. She was the wife of the late Ralph E. Stover and Floyd V. Dail Jr. 

Survivors include a daughter, Tana Marie Mitchell of Sebastian, Fla.; a brother, Loring Beatley of Strasburg; and two sisters, Pauline Rogers and Jessie Gochenour, both of Woodstock. 

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Gravel Springs Lutheran Church by the Rev. Lynn A. Bechdolt. Memorial donations may be made to Gravel Springs Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 116, Star Tannery, VA 22654. 
 

Nellie G. Collins
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Nellie Grace Collins, 90, of the 4800 block of Sullivan Blvd., died Jan. 6, 2000, in Chesapeake. Born in Dicksan County, Va., she was the widow of Lewis Collins and a retired beautician with 50 years of service.

Survivors include two sons, Everette Rudolph of Kingsport, Tenn., and Clarence A. Rudolph of Virginia Beach; a sister, Vula James of Kingsport; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. today at Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel, by the Rev. Paul D. Moore. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Members of the Tidewater Native American Support Group will be the pallbearers. 
 

Irene R. Hilliard
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Irene Ruddle Hilliard, 77, a resident of Sentara Nursing Center, peacefully passed away in Virginia Beach on Jan. 6, 2000. Born in Franklin, W.Va., Mrs. Hilliard was the daughter of Audley and Jessie Ruddle and the widow of Jack Keaton Hilliard Sr.

Mrs. Hilliard was a past member of Beta Sigma Phi and Eastern Star. She was a Red Cross volunteer. She served in the U.S. Navy for four years and was a World War II veteran.

She was predeceased by a son, Jack K. Hilliard Jr., and is survived by her sister, Thelma Wonson and her husband Miles of Andover, Mass.; her daughters, Melanie Herr and her husband Marshall of Pace, Fla., and Carol Garrigues of Virginia Beach; her son, Richard Hilliard of San Diego, Calif.; her grandchildren, Kimberly King and Chris Garrigues of Virginia Beach, Kristen Herr-Garrett and her husband Jason of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., and Marshall F. Herr Jr. of Pace.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Crown Hill Cemetery in Albany, Ga. Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. 
 

James T. Ogle
VIRGINIA BEACH -- James T. Ogle, 65, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Jan. 7, 2000, in a local hospital. He was born in Affinity, W.Va., in 1934.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy L. Ogle; a daughter, Terri L. Ogle, and grandson, Michael James Hayes, all of Virginia Beach; a sister, Patsy Noriega of Mount Clemens, Mich.; and two brothers, Dale and Scottie Ogle.

Burial will be in Princeton, W.Va., at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in care of Tidewater Funeral Choices. 
 

Yolanda M. Sparks
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Yolanda M. Sparks, 79, died Jan. 5, 2000. A native of North Arlington, N.J., she is survived by her husband of 55 years, Dennis R. Sparks; a son, Dennis Terry Sparks; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Fr. Job Foote. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, is in charge. 
 

Anderson T. Buck
COURTLAND -- Anderson T. Buck, 93, died Jan. 6, 2000, at Southern Hospital in Clinton, Md.

He was the husband of the late Viola Buck, and was a native of Southampton County. He was a member of O'Berry AME Zion Church and its trustee board.

Survivors include six daughters, Rosetta Reese of Sedley, Louise Turnbow and Juanita Jones of Fort Washington, Md., Teressa Baxter of Franklin, Vanessa West of Centreville, Va. and Cherrie Newby of McKinney, Texas; three sons, Charlie Buck of Courtland, Harrison Buck of Temple Hills, Md., and Lorenza Buck of Fort Washington.

A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at O'Berry Church by the Rev. Withrow Stockton. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Engram Funeral Home, Courtland, is in charge. 
 

Samuel J. Castle III
WAVERLY -- Samuel J. Castle III, 59, died Jan. 6, 2000, in Lynchburg.

He is survived by a brother, Edmond W. Castle and his wife, June, of Graham, N.C.; two nieces, Bonita Meyers of Orlando, Fla., and Melissa C. Ewald of Franklin; and two nephews, Edmond Castle Jr. of Mobile, Ala., and Robert Castle of Prince George, Va.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Park, Chester. Family and friends will assemble at 12:30 p.m. today at Purviance Funeral Home, Wakefield, for a light lunch and procession to the cemetery. 
 

A. Randolph Bracy
AHOSKIE -- Albert Randolph ``Randy'' Bracy, 64, of Edgewood Drive, died Jan. 7, 2000, at Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Mr. Bracy was the owner and operator of Bracy's Carolina Cooking for 45 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Ahoskie; Davie Lodge No. 39; Sudan AAONMS, New Bern; Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, New Bern; the American Legion; and was a former member of the N.C. National Guard.

Predeceased by his wife, Edith Louise Morris Bracy, he is survived by five daughters, Cindy B. Henderson and Cindy B. Davenport of Ahoskie, Jennifer B. Spooner of Lynnhaven, Fla., Eugenia B. Dillard and Ranny Paige Bracy of Greenville, N.C.; a son, Edward Louis Bracy of Trappe, Pa.; a sister, Ruth B. Smith of Ahoskie; a brother, William W. Bracy of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and nine grandchildren, Amanda Henderson, Marshall Henderson, Bracy Davenport, Billy Davenport, Janna Spooner, Cenedra Dillard, Bruce Dillard, Chelsea Bracy and Randy Bracy.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Garrett Funeral Home, Ahoskie, by the Rev. Dr. Jesse J. Croom. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the home of Cindy Henderson, 917 Overton St. Memorial donations may be made to ``Operation In As Much,'' c/o First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, or to the Shriner's Hospital for Burned and Crippled Children, c/o Linwood Rawls, Route 5, Box 7E, Ahoskie, NC. 
 

Gertrude M. Bradshaw
ELIZABETH CITY -- Gertrude McClurg Bradshaw, 92, died in the loving presence of her family Jan. 6, 2000, in a Norfolk hospital.

Born in Harrison County, Texas, ``Trudy'' Bradshaw was the widow of Paul Bradshaw. She and her husband moved to Elizabeth City in 1937 and were the founders of Bradshaw's, which became a quality jewelry store of the Albemarle. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Elizabeth City.

Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Jones and husband David Jones of Kitty Hawk, N.C., and Joyce Sawyer and husband Allan Sawyer of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren, Karen Thomas, Susan Sawyer and Catherine Sawyer, all of Virginia Beach, Kenneth Sawyer of Hampton and Stephen Sawyer of Chesapeake; and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Elizabeth City. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Church Street, is in charge. Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity. 
 

Thelma Engel
ASHEVILLE -- Thelma Engel, 92, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at Mission-St. Joseph Hospital. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Engel, who died in 1979. She is survived by her son, Fred Engel, and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Engel, of Asheville; her sister, Mildred Hughes of Portsmouth; granddaughter, Marsha McInnes of Australia; and two great-grandchildren. 

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 17 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. 
 

Harriett Rascoe
WINDSOR -- Harriett Rascoe, 104, of Quistiana Road, died Jan. 5, 2000. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Indian Woods Baptist Church. Gilliam Funeral Home is in charge. 
 

Mary M. Sawyer
EDENTON -- Mary Madglene Sawyer, 30, of Edenton Manor Apts., died Jan. 5, 2000. A funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Pleasant Grove AME Zion Church. Stallings Funeral Home, Hertford, is in charge. 
 

Giles M. Williams
GASTONIA -- Giles McIntosh Williams, 84, formerly of 601 Downey Place, died Jan. 2, 2000, at Chesapeake General Hospital. 

Mr. Williams was born in Tampa, Fla., on Jan. 11, 1915, and was the son of the late William Arthur and Harriet McIntosh Williams. He was a veteran of World War II and was a longtime resident of Gastonia. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Gastonia, where he was a Sunday school teacher of the Men's Fellowship Class and a member of the ``Golden K'' of the Kiwanis Club. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina in 1937 and did graduate studies at N.C. State.

He worked with the N.C. Department of Agriculture as a chemist for 42 years. He also worked with the Atomic Energy Commission in testing the effects of radiation on food. During World War II he was with the U.S. Public Health Service.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Kennedy Williams; three daughters, Peggy Williams McGarry and husband Thomas A. McGarry of Richland, Va., Ester Williams Vehorn and husband Franklin E. Vehorn of Chesapeake and Margie Williams Carothers and husband Ron Carothers of Guatemala City, Guatemala; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia, by the Revs. Ron Carothers and Leon Smith. Burial was in Gaston Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the International Mission Board, SBC, P.O. Box 6565, Richmond, VA 32330, for the work of Margie and Ron Carothers. 
 

Arthur D. Conrad
RICHMOND -- The Rev. Arthur Dennis Conrad, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond, died Jan. 5, 2000.

He was predeceased by his mother, Helen R. Lounsbury Conrad and is survived by his father, Arthur J. Conrad of Norfolk; and his brother James Wyant and wife, Nancy, of California.

A vigil with viewing will be held Sunday afternoon following 11:15 a.m. Mass until 3 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church at 33rd and S Streets in Richmond. Fr. Conrad's body will lie in repose at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon, where a Mass of Christian burial will follow at the Cathedral at noon with Bishop Walter Sullivan as the principal celebrant. An additional funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Norfolk, the boyhood parish of Fr. Conrad. His body will lie in respose after 9 a.m. and burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Lounsbury Wyant Conrad Fund of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, 811 Cathedral Place, Richmond VA 23220. 
 

Linwood J. Carr II
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Rev. Linwood J. Carr II was born in Norfolk on Aug. 25, 1946, and graduated from Great Bridge High School. In 1965, he arrived in Oklahoma to attend Southwestern College of Christian Ministries, where he met and married Marilynn. After completing a B.A. in Religion, he went on to earn an M.Ed. at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Linwood was a counselor at Hefner Middle School and had a private counseling practice. As a licensed professional counselor and ordained minister in the Assemblies of God, the Rev. Carr influenced many lives. The Christ-like way in which he lived his life and the courage with which he faced his illness will always be remembered by all who knew him.

Linwood was predeceased by his father, Linwood Carr, and sister, Donna Summers. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Marilynn, of the home; two sons, Dr. Matthew Carr and wife Michelle of Oklahoma City and the Rev. Mark Carr and wife Darcy of Raleigh, N.C.; mother Lois Carr of Chesapeake; two sisters, Betty Cameron of Pinehurst, N.C., and Charlene Wallace of Richmond; and a granddaughter, Kylie Carr.

Services will be at 10:43 a.m. Monday at Lakeside Assembly of God with interment at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Oklahoma City. 
 

James E. Dixon
MT. VERNON, N.Y. -- JamesEdward Dixon, 46, a native of Roper, N.C., died Jan. 3, 2000. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Riverside Baptist Church, Plymouth, N.C. Puckett-Purkett Funeral Home, Roper, is in charge. 
 

Raquel P. Ferro
DETOUR, Md. -- Raquel Petterson Ferro, 70, of the 8200 block of Sixes Bridge Road, died Jan. 5, 2000, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Lt. Harry Ferro, USN, who died April 21, 1982. Born Jan. 23, 1929, in Valparaiso, Chile, she was a daughter of the late Axel Fisher and Herminia Munoz Petterson. 

Survivors include three children, Shirley Ann Ferro and Elizabeth B. Ferro, both of Detour, and Harry P. Ferro Jr. of Norfolk; two sisters, Juana Kowitz and husband, Rudi, of Poquoson, Va., and Gladys Petrarca and husband, Paul, of Newport, R.I.; two brothers, Juan Petterson of Vina Linda, Chile, and Axel James Petterson of Norfolk; and several nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Robert E. Dailey & Sons Funeral Home, Frederick, Md. A graveside service will be conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. 
 

Emma White
SUWANEE, Ga. -- Emma ``Lou Lou'' White, 80, died Jan. 3, 2000. 

She is survived by her husband, Daniel White; a daughter, Fran Arnold of Suwanee; a son, Stewart White of Hanover, Pa.; a sister, Nancy Laine of Dinwiddie, Va.; a brother, William Stewart of Colonial Heights, Va.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Episcopal Church of The Messiah. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service Inc., Lawrenceville, Ga., is in charge, (770) 963-2411.


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