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Katie M. Caudle
CHESAPEAKE -- Katie Mae Caudle of the 700 block of Ray St. died Oct. 19, 1999. A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Refuge COGIC. Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Ave., Norfolk, is in charge.

Thomas E. Mohr
CHESAPEAKE -- Thomas ``Tommy'' Edward Mohr, 29, of the 1500 block of Philmont Ave., died Oct. 17, 1999, at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., while visiting close friends.

He was born on Sept. 28, 1970, in Newport, R.I., and was the son of Michael Mohr and Frances Cornelissen. He was employed by Wright Masonry Co. and had attended Indian River High School. He was a loving son, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents, his memories will be cherished by his stepmother, Brenda Mohr; his stepfather, Thomas Cornelissen; four sisters, Frances Butters and her husband, Bill, of Hopewell, Va., Michelle Zabinsky and her husband, Chris, Carrie Johnston and her husband, Mark, and Kathleen Mohr, all of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Michael Mohr Jr. and his wife, Sherry, and Kevin Mohr, all of Chesapeake; three stepbrothers, Brian, Linwood and Michael Collins of Virginia Beach; a stepsister, Necole Collins of Virginia Beach; six nieces, Sarah Butters, Tiffany and Britany Zabinsky, Amber and Ashley Mohr and Chelsea Armstrong; four nephews, Shane Butters, Michael Mohr III, Devon Collins and Nicholas Collins; many aunts and uncles; and special friends, Troy and Laura Cooley.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kellum Funeral Home, Pleasant Hall Chapel, in Kempsville by the Rev. Robert Pittman. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. Friends may join the family from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Robert G.B.D. Wong
CHESAPEAKE -- Robert G.B.D. Wong, 71, of the 600 block of Wickwood Court, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, at his residence.

Born in Norfolk, he was the retired owner of the Ho Ho Restaurant in Great Bridge, Chesapeake. Mr. Wong was a member and first president of the Chinese Community Association of Hampton Roads and the Wong Association.

Survivors include his wife, Ann S. Wong; three sons and their wives, Richard and Mary Wong of Chesapeake, George Wong, M.D., and Luann Wong, Jonathan Wong, D.D.S., and Ann Wong, all of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Mary T. Ng of Virginia Beach and Christine Lee of Potomac, Md.; five brothers, Harry W. Din and Peter Din, both of Norfolk, Michael Din of New Jersey, William Din and Wilkie Din, both of Virginia Beach; six grandchildren, Andrew Wong, Michelle Wong, Steven Wong, Stefanie Wong, Robert Wai Wong and Shelley Wong; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, by the Rev. Brian McDonald. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Henry E. Baker Jr.
NORFOLK -- Henry E. ``Babe-Bro'' Baker Jr. of the 1500 block of O'Keefe St. died Oct. 19, 1999, at his residence.

Mr. Baker was born in Norfolk to the late Henry and Floyd Baker and retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and a former member of the choir. He was a graduate of Norfolk Public Schools and Norfolk State University, where he was a member of the football team. He continued his studies at Morgan State University.

He is survived by two daughters, Kim Vallance and Tracey Baker, both of England; three sisters, Parthenia Jones of Portsmouth, Elouise Stover of Alexandria, Va., and Dr. Odessa Baker of Virginia Beach; an aunt, Julia McCallister of Fayetteville, N.C.; a grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Riddick Funeral Service Chapel by the Rev. Dr. John Davis Sr. Burial will be in Quantico National Cemetery. Viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where the family will assemble at 1:15 p.m. the day of the service.

Catherine L. Carty
NORFOLK -- Catherine Louise Carty, 96, daughter of the late Robert J. and Mary Alice Carty, died Oct. 20, 1999, in Pinewood Inn Retirement Residence.

She was a 1921 graduate of St. Mary's Academy, Norfolk, and she was predeceased by two sisters, Regina Carty Scott and Theresa Carty Butt; and three brothers, William Carty, Robert Carty and the Rev. Vincent Carty. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Norfolk.

Survivors include five nieces, Marie Carty Gelermino of Harventon, Conn., Mary Claire Pinard, Betty Williams, Dorothy Robinson and Carolyn Pearson, all of Norfolk; one nephew, Richard Carty of Hudson, Fla.; 12 great-nieces; and 14 great-nephews.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church by the Rev. Brian Rafferty. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church at 3:30 p.m. Sunday followed by a Christian prayer service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Christ the King Catholic Church Building Fund.

Willie L. Catten
NORFOLK -- Willie Lee Catten, 81, of the 800 block of Wide St. passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999. He was a native of Courtland, Va.

Mr. Catten was a former member of First Calvary Baptist Church and a graduate of the Norfolk Division of Virginia State College Masonry Program.

His wife, Mamie Eunice Catten, predeceased him. Survivors include one daughter, Ann Cummings of Norfolk; three sons, Nathaniel A. Smith of Norfolk, Lorenzo L. Catten of Odenton, Md., and George A. Catten of Norfolk; nine grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Chesapeake. Burial will be in Quantico National Cemetery. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruth H. Coleman
NORFOLK -- Ruth Harrison Coleman of the 1700 block of Claiborne Ave. died Oct. 21, 1999. The body will be cremated. Graves Funeral Home is in charge.

Tracey E. Hill
NORFOLK -- Tracey E. Hill of the 1000 block of W. 38th St. died Oct. 20, 1999, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel.

Ernestine L. Johnson
NORFOLK -- Ernestine Lou Johnson, 60, died Oct. 20, 1999, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Portsmouth, the daughter of the late Ernest and Sarah Hedley. She had recently retired due to illness from The Garage where she worked for over 35 years with her lifelong companion and best friend, Tony Prichard.

Survivors include her daughter, Sarah Johnson of Norfolk; two sons, Michael E. Saunders of California, Jeff H. Johnson Sr. of Orlando, Fla.; five grandchildren, Sarah Saunders, Lareal Johnson, Lee Saunders, Christy Ernestine Johnson, Jeff H. Johnson Jr.; as well as several other family members and close friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association or to the Edmarc Hospice for Children.

Edwin L. Kyte Jr.
NORFOLK -- Edwin Louis Kyte Jr., 54, of Satellite Beach, Fla., died on Oct. 13, 1999, in a helicopter accident in Guatemala. Mr. Kyte, a member of an old Norfolk family, was working as a radio frequency design engineer for Lucent Technologies.

After receiving an honorable discharge from the Air Force, Edwin pursued an education in physics. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA and a Master of Science degree from Berkeley, and did additional graduate studies in electrical engineering at Stanford University. Edwin was a radio frequency/microwave engineer in component and system design, as well as system architecture. Edwin was also proficient in many computer languages and operating systems. He developed numerous mathematical models for investment banking, aircraft landing approach guidance systems, and product manufacturing communities.

After his boyhood years in Guam, Virginia, Washington state and Florida, Edwin's career took him to many other parts of the United States and to other countries. His charisma, knowledge, honesty and gentleness had an impact on everyone he met.

Mr. Kyte is survived by his mother, Ms. Louisa Walke Tazewell of Charlottesville, Va., and his father, Mr. Edwin Louis Kyte Sr. of Bel Air, Md. He is also survived by his brother, Mr. Littleton Waller Tazewell of Talcott, W.Va.; and his twin sisters, Mrs. Louise Kyte Greer and Mrs. Cordelia Kyte Gary, both of Charlottesville, Va. Additional survivors include three uncles and two aunts, Dr. Paul R. Flowers of Dothan, Ala., Mr. and Mrs. W. Barton Baldwin of Norfolk, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Stuart Hume of Virginia Beach.

A private memorial service will be held on Sunday in Charlottesville.

Because of Edwin's love and belief in freedom, the family suggests that memorials be made to the Future of Freedom Foundation, 11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 800, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Burnice S. Morelen
NORFOLK -- Burnice S. Morelen, 87, died Oct. 21, 1999.

He was a member of the Hyde Park Freewill Baptist Church, the Hopewell Hunt Club and the 712 Hunt Club. Mr. Morelen was an avid Atlanta Braves baseball fan. He was a Crystal inspector with Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. Mr. Morelen was predeceased by his first wife, Florence M. Morelen and his second wife, Ethel Jones Morelen.

He is survived by his son, Douglas S. Morelen and wife, Annie Rose, of Hampton; daughter, Theresa A. Northrup and husband, William, of Virginia Beach; nine grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at noon Saturday at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Beck officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel.

John G. Peele Sr.
NORFOLK -- John Gordon Peele Sr., 83, of the 5700 block of Granby St., went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999.

He had retired after 33 years of service as a U.S. Customs supervisor. Born in Portsmouth, he attended Norfolk Business College and served with the U.S. Army Central Machine Unit during World War II. Mr. Peele was a very active member of Talbot Park Baptist Church, where he was deacon emeritus, financial secretary and a member of Fellowship Bible Class. He was a past president of the Pioneer Kiwanis Club and enjoyed membership in the Wednesday Morning Prayer Group and the Saturday Morning Breakfast Prayer Group. He was a member of Corinthian Masonic Lodge No. 266, Norfolk Scottish Rite Bodies and was a former member of the Polygon Club.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 58 years, Ethel F. Peele; a daughter, Peggy Peele Poole and her husband, Marty, of Norfolk; two sons, John G. Peele Jr. and his wife, Cathy, of Norfolk, and Paul T. Peele and his wife, Linda, of Virginia Beach; and nine grandchildren, Julie Ellen Kelly of Chicago, Elizabeth Marie Poole of Norfolk, Ward Thomas Peele and Amy Elizabeth Peele of Virginia Beach, Emily Katheryn Peele, Emery Jonathan Peele, Timothy Harrison Peele, Kimberly Allison Peele and Bethany Madelyn Peele, all of Norfolk.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Talbot Park Baptist Church by Dr. Tim Dixon and the Rev. M. Keith Martin. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at Cox Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday for visitation; they request that flowers be omitted and memorial donations be made to the Talbot Park Baptist Church Endowment Fund, 6919 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23505.

Mary J. Robinson
NORFOLK -- Mary Judith Robinson of the 3800 block of Pamlico Circle passed away Oct. 20, 1999, at the age of 54.

Born in Suffolk, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Regis Monahan Sr. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Norfolk. She was a dedicated civil service worker for 31 years, a true friend to all, and a loving mother and wife.

Judy struggled for four months with cancer and gave all she had. She will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Irvin, and their three children, Beth Lilly and herhusband, Matt, Jay Robinson and his wife, Pamela, and the youngest son, Jonathan; five grandchildren, Jimmy, Myles, Shelby, Ashley, and Kristina with a new baby on the way; two sisters, Jeanne Early of Virginia Beach and Anne Mancini of Norfolk; four brothers, Regis Monahan Jr. of Alexandria, Va., Joseph Monahan of Virginia Beach, Timothy Monahan of Madison, Ga., and Tommy Monahan of Newport News; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church by Fr. Brian M. Rafferty. A Christian wake service will be held today at 7 p.m. in Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, with visitation following until 9 p.m. Friends may also join the family at the residence following Mass.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Special Love Inc., 117 Youth Development Court, Winchester, VA 22602, an organization for kids with cancer.

Dorothy A. Tulou-Leake
NORFOLK -- Dorothy Anna Tulou-Leake, M.D., 84, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999.

She was born on Aug. 22, 1915, in New York City and served for many years as a physician in Winchester, Va., and later in Norfolk, where she resided for the past 29 years. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Alan Hayes Smith, during World War II, and her second husband, Dr. Pierre Paul Tulou, in 1996.

She is survived by six children, Michael A. Tulou and his wife, Ghislaine, Antonia A. Murray and her husband, Marshall, Dr. Nicolas P. Tulou and his wife, Lynne, Elizabeth A. Tulou, Christophe A.G. Tulou and his wife, Debi, and Dr. Marie-Therese Holland and her husband, John. She is also survived by her sister, Emily Abouchar; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Quaker Lane, Richmond. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Webster J. King
PORTSMOUTH -- Webster Joseph King, 85, died Oct. 21, 1999.

Mr. King, a native of Russellville, Ala., had retired from TRT as a bus driver and was a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Hales and Wanda Hagood; three sons, Phillip Church, Danny King and John King, all of Portsmouth; three sisters, Ethel Byrd, Viola Harper and Mary Barrs; and a brother, Lawrence King, all of Alabama; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A graveside funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Olive Branch Cemetery. The remains will be brought to his daughter's home, 4003 Queenswood Drive, where the family will receive friends. Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth, is in charge.

Barbara H. McCarty
PORTSMOUTH -- Barbara Hope McCarty, 69, of the 700 block of Berkshire Road, died Oct. 20, 1999, in a Portsmouth hospital.

A native of Portsmouth, Mrs. McCarty was a member of Park View United Methodist Church, the Lucy Brinkley Class and was a longtime member of the choir.

She is survived by her husband, Wallace R. McCarty; a daughter, Ann Elizabeth Davis; three sons, Wallace R. McCarty Jr., William S. McCarty and Wayne H. McCarty, all of Portsmouth; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, by the Rev. Ervin Johnson. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Thomas M. Nolan Sr.
PORTSMOUTH -- Thomas Michael Nolan Sr., 56, of the 600 block of Hickory Creek Road, Faber, Va., died Oct. 19, 1999, in his home.

Mr. Noland, a native of Portsmouth, retired from the Portsmouth Police Department with 25 years of service. He was a member of Portsmouth Police and Firefighters Association, Fraternal Order of Police, Gosport Lodge 20, a graduate of Cradock High School and a former member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Helen F. Nolan; three children, Thomas Michael Nolan Jr. of Chesapeake, Paul J. Nolan of Faber, Va., and Amy N. Compton of Portsmouth; two stepdaughters, Yvonne Taylor of Portsmouth and Wendy Quick of Faber; a brother, John J. Nolan of Quincy, Mass.; seven grandchildren; and special adopted parents, Jack and Kay Mitchell.

A funeral with police honors will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth, by Police Chaplain Thomas Potter. Burial will follow in Portsmouth Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross.

Willard W. Farley Sr.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Willard W. Farley Sr., 77, of the 4000 block of Shore Drive, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, in a local hospital.

Born in Kenova, W.Va., he was a retired civil servant with 31 years of service and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Bayside Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, June B. Farley; three sons and their wives, Willard W. Farley Jr. and Lee Ann S. Farley of Floyd, Va., Thomas R. Farley and Tania I. Farley of Virginia Beach, David R. Farley and Patricia A. Farley of Chesapeake; a sister, Betty Jean Watts of Borrego Springs, Calif.; three granddaughters; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

A funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church, Floyd, Va., by Pastor Paul Pingel. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery, Floyd. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Memorial donations may be made to one's favorite charity.

Della M. Boothe
SUFFOLK -- Della Mae Boothe, a native of Gates County, N.C., died Oct. 20, 1999. A funeral will be at noon Saturday at Red Oak Grove AME Zion Church, Gates. Crocker Funeral Home is in charge.

Vernon T. Annis
WILLIS WHARF -- Vernon Timothy Annis, 61, died Oct. 20, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Onancock Cemetery. Doughty Funeral Home, Exmore, is in charge.

Alice Corbin
JENKINS BRIDGE -- AliceCorbin, 78, died Oct. 18, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Wharton Funeral Funeral Home, Accomac, is in charge.

Mattie P. Dize
FEDERALSBURG, Md. -- Mattie Parks Dize, 93, formerly of Onancock, died Oct. 21, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams-Parksley Funeral Home, Parksley.

Nelda G. Castelow
COFIELD -- Nelda Godwin Castelow, 44, died Oct. 20, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brantleys Grove Baptist Church, Ahoskie. Massey Funeral Home, Aulander, is in charge.

Ruth M. Griffin
ELIZABETH CITY -- Ruth M. Griffin, 62, of the 1400 block of Mill Pond Road, died Oct. 18, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Bethel AME Zion Church. Walson Funeral Home is in charge.

Melvin Whitehurst
ELIZABETH CITY -- Melvin Whitehurst, 51, of the 800 block of Cardwell St., died Oct. 17, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church. Walson Funeral Home is in charge.

Gardner C. Hudson
ELIZABETH CITY -- Gardner Clark Hudson, 62, of the 3300 block of Main St. Ext., died Oct. 20, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Twiford's Memorial Chapel.

Winfred H. Stokley
ELIZABETH CITY -- Winfred Harry Stokley, 87, of the 1500 block of Mill Pond Road, died Oct. 19, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethel AME Zion Church. Stallings Funeral Home is in charge.

Celestine R. Sugg
ELIZABETH CITY -- Celestine Rhodes Sugg, 70, of the 1600 block of Darian Drive, died Oct. 21, 1999. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Twiford's Memorial Chapel.

Melvin Whitehurst
ELIZABETH CITY -- Melvin Whitehurst, 61, of the 800 block of Cardwell St., died Oct. 17, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Corner Stone Missionary Baptist Church. Walson Funeral Home is in charge.

Martha F. Winslow
HERTFORD -- Martha Paulena Ferebee Winslow, 69, of Church Street, died Oct. 18, 1999. A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church, Elizabeth City. Stallings Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert L. Bullock Sr.
PETERSBURG -- Robert L. Bullock Sr., 74, of the 1700 block of Chuckatuck Ave., died Oct. 19, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Unity Baptist Church, 330 S. South St., Petersburg. Hale Funeral Home, Norfolk, is in charge.

Felix A. Hughes Jr.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dr. Felix A. Hughes Jr., 91, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1999, after a short illness.

Dr. Hughes was born on Oct. 29, 1907, in Okolona, Ark. Dr. Hughes was a pioneer in lung surgery, doing some of the first work in lung transplantation and segmental lung resections. Dr. Hughes received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in 1932. He completed his surgical residency at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa., and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his master's in surgery. He completed his postgraduate surgical fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hughes was chief of the Kennedy VA Thoracic Service in Memphis from 1946-1971. He directed the Thoracic Surgery residency training program associated with the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He was a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hughes was a founding member of the American Society of Thoracic Surgery and the Southern Society of Thoracic Surgery. He authored over 175 scientific publications. He retired as a colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church.

Dr. Hughes was the widower of Elizabeth Warren Hughes. Dr. Hughes is survived by three sons and their wives, Dr. and Mrs. Felix A. Hughes III of Virginia Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Hughes of Memphis, Tenn., and Dr. and Mrs. David O. Hughes of Laurel, Miss.; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Monastery of St. Clare, 1310 Dellwood, Memphis, TN 38122.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at the Rotunda of Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis.

Christine E. Mueller
NEWPORT NEWS -- Christine Elizabeth Simpson Mueller, more fondly known as Chris, entered into eternal rest on Oct. 19, 1999. She was born on Oct. 8, 1940, to the late Charles and Alice Elizabeth Simpson in Willis Wharf. She was a resident of the Peninsula for 38 years.

She was employed as the secretary to the Fort Eustis installation chaplain, where she served faithfully until her health failed on Oct. 12, 1999. She was also a volunteer for the local Crisis Hotline.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Dean Custis, in May of 1963. Survivors include her two daughters, Debra E. Custis of Eagle, Idaho, and Donna G. Mader and her husband, Scott, of Yorktown; four sisters, Charlotte Everett of Hampton, Pam Spady of Matchapongo, Lynn Fitchett of Georgetown, Del., and Lucy Freeman of Exmore; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Jacob Mader, both of Yorktown.

A graveside service will be held today at noon in Onancock Cemetery, Onancock, on the Eastern Shore. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Riverside Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Umphlett Funeral Home, Newport News, is handling arrangements.

Winona E. Eades
CHESAPEAKE -- Winona Elaine Eades, 64, of the 1300 block of Poindexter St., died Oct. 22, 1999. She was born in Fairmont, W.Va.

Survivors include her husband, Dewey L. Miller; a son, Thyran Blair Hopkins; a sister, Marjorie S. Miller of Ahoskie, N.C.; a brother, John Stewart of Elyria, Ohio; and an adopted son, John Albert Pendergraf.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Riverside Memorial Park by the Rev. Allen L. Byers. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel, and at the residence at all other times.

Lucille J. Fly
CHESAPEAKE -- Lucille Johnson Fly, 73, of the 1100 block of Commerce Ave., died Oct. 21, 1999, in Chesapeake General Hospital.

She was born in Goldsboro, N.C., and was a member of St. Stephen Martyr. She was a widow and a retiree.

Survivors include three daughters, Martha Cavanaugh of Hatteras, N.C., Frances Evans of Virginia Beach and Myra Fly of Chesapeake; two sons, Robert Fly of Norfolk and Jason Fly of Portsmouth; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Portsmouth. Father James Gordon of St. Stephen Martyr will officiate. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. E.A. Hughes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Helen S. Hildebrand
CHESAPEAKE -- Helen S. Hildebrand, 90, of the 3500 block of Kentucky Trail died Oct. 22, 1999, at her residence.

Mrs. Hildebrand was born March 30, 1909, in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hildebrand, in 1979 in Fallbrook, Calif. She was a dietitian and during World War II served with the USO in Puerto Rico and Newfoundland, Canada.

She is survived by her nieces, Mary Ellen McGuire of Williamsburg and Jo Ann Andrews and her husband, Ken, and their daughters, Kelly and Tracy of Chesapeake.

A private service will be conducted and arrangements will be with the Cremation Society of Virginia.

Ann D. Kristiansen
CHESAPEAKE -- Ann DavisKristiansen, 75, of the 1200 block of Park Ave., died Oct. 23, 1999.

She was born in South Norfolk and was a member of South Norfolk Baptist Church. She and her husband were owners of Ann's Third Floor Antiques.

Survivors include her loving husband, Wilhelm J. Kristiansen; a daughter, Donna, and her husband, Bob Eason, of Franklin; a son, Lance, and his wife, Marilyn Ott, of Norfolk; a brother, James, and his wife, Kathleen Davis, of Chesapeake; five grandchildren, Joey Eason, Joseph Anjal, Lindsey Stapleton and Kelly and Paul Ott; a great-grandchild, Skyler Elizabeth Stapleton; a niece, Kay, and her three children; and a nephew, Jay.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Magnolia Cemetery, Norfolk, by Dr. Dennis R. Culbreth. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today at Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel, and at the residence at all other times.

William J. Meehan Jr.
CHESAPEAKE -- William J.Meehan Jr. of the 200 block of Rainbow Lane died Oct. 23, 1999, in Norfolk.

He was born in Blakes, Va., and was a retired boatswain's mate with the Seafarers International Union and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church, a lifetime member of the VFW Post No. 4809 in Norfolk and had been involved with the Odd Fellows Organization.

He is survived by his wife, Martha G. Meehan; a son, William J. Meehan III of Norfolk; a grandson, Richard W. LaPlume of Atlanta; a granddaughter, Melanie L. Meehan-Dowe, and a great-grandson, Noah L. Dowe, both of Virginia Beach.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by Dr. Ken Barnes. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk.

Friends may join the family from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Norfolk chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 20 Koger Center No. 233, Norfolk, VA 23502.

Steven C. White
CHESAPEAKE -- Steven Conley White of the 3100 block of Petre Road died Oct. 22, 1999, at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital.

Born in Weeksburg, Ky., Mr. White was a car repairer at Norfolk Southern Railroad for 27 years.

He is survived by a daughter, Unika Copeland of Chesapeake; four sisters, Jessie B. White and Eloyse Johnson of Portsmouth, Ohio, Gussie M. Coleman of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Rachel White of Buffalo, N.Y.; two brothers, Michael White of Lucasville, Ohio, and Curtis White of San Antonio, Texas; a grandchild, Daquon Copeland; a son-in-law, Eugene Copeland; and a very devoted friend, Mary F. Cox, all of Chesapeake.

A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fitchett Funeral Home Chapel, Chesapeake, by Elder Paul Arrington. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. The family will assemble at 4110 Wake Ave., Chesapeake.

John E. Doughty
NORFOLK -- John EdmonDoughty, 96, died Oct. 23, 1999.

Mr. Doughty was born in Machipongo, Va., a son of the late Joseph C. and Hilda Nordstrom Doughty. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad and was a member of Eastville Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Evelyn T. Doughty of Wilmington, N.C., and Kitty Doughty of Richmond; four nieces, Elizabeth A. Kirkman of Hickory, N.C., Catherine C. Doughty and Susan K. Chandler, both of Glen Allen, Va., and Mary Ellen Bonniwell of Onancock, Va.; and three nephews, James Dix Doughty of Port Orchard, Wash., Robert E. Doughty of Richmond and Vincent E. Daneker of Salisbury, Md.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, at Eastville Baptist Church by the Rev. Bill Edmonson. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Fox and James Funeral Home, Eastville, is in charge of arrangements.

Sandra Ferguson
NORFOLK -- Sandra ``Sandy''Renee Ferguson, 33, of the 3000 block of E. Ocean View Ave., died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, at her residence.

She is survived by her father, Johnny Ferguson of Virginia Beach; three children, Tiffany Ferguson of Virginia Beach and Angel and Tabathia McClain of Norfolk; her fiance, Gary R. McClain III of Norfolk; her brother, Johnny Ferguson Jr., and his fiancee, Kathy Kapp of Portsmouth; and two sisters, Cynthia Gray and husband Michael of Chesapeake and Ruby Ferguson and fiance Gary Roach of Virginia Beach. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Ferguson.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rosewood Memorial Park.

Tracey Y. Hill
NORFOLK -- Tracey Y. Hill of the 1000 block of W. 38th St. died Oct. 20, 1999, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Born in Norfolk, she was a member of First Baptist Church Lambert's Point.

She is survived by two daughters, Shametrica Hill of Norfolk and Twyla Keyon Speed of Joliet, Ill.; a son, Sheldon Salonis Jr. of Joliet; her mother, Bernadine Thornton of Norfolk; her father, Alexander Eugene Hill Sr. of Norfolk; two sisters, Yolander D. Bell and Vernnette Hill, both of Norfolk; a brother, Alexander Eugene Hill Jr. of Chesapeake; three stepbrothers, Andra Sumler of Jacksonville, the Rev. Sylvester Sumler and Samuel Sumler, both of Norfolk; stepmother, Betty Hill of Norfolk; former husband, Sheldon Salonis Sr.; former mother-in-law, Lydia Nevils, both of Joliet; and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including a special friend, Harry.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by Minister Sylvester Sumler. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be held from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family will assemble at 10 a.m. Wednesday at 4304 Newport Ave. for the procession.

Janella Mosley
NORFOLK -- Janella Mosley of the 7900 block of Old Ocean View died Oct. 22, 1999, at DePaul Hospital. Services to be announced by Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel.

Willis H. Paxton
NORFOLK -- Willis H. ``Bud'' Paxton of the 1000 block of Albert Ave. died Oct. 20, 1999, at home.

Born in Mackeys, N.C., Mr. Paxton had retired in 1975 as a master electro-plater for Naval Air Rework Facility after 32 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church Bute Street, Norfolk, where he was a member and former first vice chairman of the board of deacons, an usher, chairman of the Outreach Committee and past president of the Usher Council. He was also a member of the Coronado Civic League. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Paxton of Norfolk; a son, retired Col. Dwayne Paxton Sr. of Indian Head, Md.; two sisters, Mamie Venable of Silver Spring, Md., and Lydia Allen of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; grandchildren, Keisha Paxton of Temple Hills, Md., Dwayne Paxton Jr. of Parris Island, S.C., and Brian Paxton of Virginia Beach; great-grandchildren, Crystal Morrison, Amani Morrison and Tobias Morrison of Suffolk.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church Bute Street, 418 E. Bute St., Norfolk, by the Rev. Robert G. Murray. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Gardens. Friends may join the family at the residence, 1003 Albert Ave., Norfolk. The body will be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Graves Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Barbara Moujaes
NORFOLK -- Barbara Moujaes, 97, died Oct. 23, 1999, in Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center. Born in Shweir, Lebanon, she became a U.S. citizen in 1997 at the age of 95. She had worked since 1973 with her daughter, Haifa Habib, at the French Bakery as well as her son, Mounir Moujaes at Bonjour Bakery. She was a member of Greek Orthodox Cathedral-Annunciation. She was the widow of George Moujaes formerly of Shweir, Lebanon.

She is survived by six children, Haifa Habib and Mounir Moujaes of Norfolk, Elias Moujaes, Shahadi Moujaes, Salim Moujaes, Saleemy Sawaya, all of Shweir, Lebanon; 19 grandchildren including George, Selma, Sylvia, Eli and Pierre Habib; and 18 great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Greek Orthodox Cathedral-Annunciation by Fr. Constantine P. Rogakos, Ph.d. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 7 p.m. today at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, 150 Kingsley Lane, Norfolk, VA 23505.

Betty White
NORFOLK -- Betty White of the 800 block of Norview Ave. died Oct. 22, 1999. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Gideon's Riverside Fellowship. Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk, is in charge.

Miriam E. Carlsen
PORTSMOUTH -- Miriam Edwards Carlsen, 72, of the 200 block of Jacquelyn Drive, died Oct. 21, 1999, at her residence.

She was a native of Phenix City, Ala., and a 16-year charter member of VFW Auxiliary No. 22 and a 24-year charter member of DAV Auxiliary No. 15. She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar H.B. Carlsen Jr.

She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Sweeney of Portsmouth and Frances Montenegro of Florida City, Fla.; three sons, Dickie Carlsen of Greensboro, N.C., Donald Carlsen of Portsmouth and Joseph Carlsen of Chesapeake; a sister, Dorothy Lawrence of Phenix City, Ala.; and 13 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenlawn Mausoleum Chapel by Chaplain Debbie Jenkins. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the residence, 202 Jacquelyn Drive, Portsmouth.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the D.A.V. or the American Cancer Society. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Maurice Winfield Dennis Jr.
PORTSMOUTH -- Maurice W. Dennis Jr., 95, of the 4700 block of W. Norfolk Road died Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at 2:05 a.m. in a nursing home in Lawrenceville, Va. He was a retiree of Procter and Gamble after 25 years of service.

He was a native of Churchland, Va., and the son of the late Maurice W. Dennis Sr. and Bessie Christian Dennis and the husband of the late Ruth Tayloe Dennis of Bertie County, N.C. He was a member and deacon of Churchland Baptist Church. He also was a member of Churchland Lodge No. 276 AF&AM for 61 years.

He is survived by two sons, Maurice Winfield Dennis III and his wife, Linda, of Suffolk and Robert Tayloe Dennis and his wife, Brenda, of Lawrenceville, Va.; a brother, Karl C. Dennis of Portsmouth; and three sisters, Julia Bowen of Portsmouth, Bessie Dennis and Camille Woodard of Suffolk. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Kelly Dennis Crews, Tayloe Dennis Carlson of Portsmouth, Rebecca Dennis McConnell of Suffolk, Laura Ruth Dennis, Will Tayloe Dennis, John Winfield Dennis ofLawrenceville; and four great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Logan Crews, Ryan Carlson and Halie McConnell. He was predeceased by a brother, William Michael Dennis and a sister, Miriam Dorman.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Churchland Baptist Church Cemetery by Dr. R. Clint Hopkins.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made in his memory to Churchland Baptist Church, the Maurice W. Dennis Jr. College Scholarship Fund.

Clinton M. Dillard
PORTSMOUTH -- Clinton M.Dillard, 65, of the 2600 block of Portsmouth Blvd., died Oct. 21, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center.

He is survived by a host of relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Corinth Chapel United Church of Christ, Suffolk. The family will be at Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth, from 5 to 6 p.m. today. The family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Monday for the procession to the church.

William F. Langford
PORTSMOUTH -- William Frank Langford, 84, of the 1800 block of Redgate Drive, died Oct. 22, 1999.

A native of Collinwood, Tenn., Mr. Langford was a leading man at Naval Ammunition Depot and retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a supervisor in Shop 64. He also worked for 10 years at Associated Naval Architects. He was a member of Cradock Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys D. Langford; two daughters, Patricia L. Johnson and husband, William R. Johnson, of Chesapeake, and Emily L. Gothard and husband, Michael Gothard, of Jonesboro, Ga.; a sister, Emily Simon of Florence, Ala.; four grandchildren, Michael Johnson and wife, Debbie, Dan Johnson and wife, Joan, Jeff Johnson and Katherine Gothard; and three great-grandchildren, Shari, Staci and Ryan Johnson.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and at other times at 2825 E. Meadow Wood Drive, Chesapeake.

Modie E. Cooper
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Modie E. Cooper, 88, died Oct. 23, 1999, in Lake Taylor Hospital. Miss Cooper was born in North Carolina.

Survivors include a sister, Nancy Burnett of Florida, and two brothers, J.C. Cooper of Norfolk and Fenner Cooper of Springs Grove, Va.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Irene W. Pittman
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Irene W. Pittman, 85, died Oct. 22, 1999, in her home.

She was born in South Mills, N.C., and was the widow of Donald V. Pittman Sr. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Frank N. and Mary Williams.

Survivors include her children, Donald V. Pittman Jr. and Carl A. Pittman, both of Virginia Beach, Janie P. Melvin of Salisbury, Md., and Dorothy P. Aksteter of Minneapolis, Minn.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank N. Williams Jr. of South Mills; a sister, Evelyn W. Clary of South Hill, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Woodlawn Funeral Home by the Rev. Fred J. Braswell. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Sentara Home Care, 535 Independence Parkway, Suite 200, Chesapeake, VA 23320.

Peggy McKnight

VIRGINIA BEACH -- Peggy McKnight passed away on Oct. 21, 1999, in Virginia Beach General Hospital. Born in Roper, N.C., she was the daughter of the late George ``Pete'' and Clara Phelps.

Peggy attended Kee Business College in Norfolk. She graduated from William and Mary College (ODU), where she was a member of Grammar Grammar Society. She was on the board of directors of the Multiple Sclerosis Society for 21 years. Peggy was a member of the Virginia Beach Republican Women's Club, the Republican Party and Solo of Tidewater Club since 1978.

Peggy was liked and loved by everyone she touched.

She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey McKnight and his wife, Kim, and David McKnight; three grandchildren, Bobbie, Jeffrey and Ashley McKnight, all of Fairfield, Conn.; her dear friend and companion of six years, Bill Ozabal of Chesapeake; two sisters, Helen Giannelli of Virginia Beach and Mildred Houser of Norfolk.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Woodlawn Funeral Home by Dr. John Monroe of Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Fred Sanner. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Emily W. Sawyer
VIRGINIA BEACH -- EmilyWalker Sawyer, 91, passed away Oct. 23, 1999. Funeral arrangements are pending with Altmeyer Funeral Home in Virginia Beach.

Julie V. Soodmand
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Julie Vergara Soodmand, 45, passed away in an Atlanta Georgia Hospice on Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999. She is survived by three children, Donato, Melody and Julie Vergara. She was a member of King's Grant Presbyterian Church.

A memorial service will be held at King's Grant Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, by the Rev. L. Selden Harris.

Grace F. Slayton
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Grace Fisher Slayton, 93, of the 500 block of Coconut Lane, died Oct. 22, 1999, in a local hospital.

She was born in Pennsylvania and was a retired schoolteacher from the city of Norfolk. She was a member of First Christian Church Disciples and a graduate of Mary Washington College.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Judith Slayton of Virginia Beach; six grandchildren, Betsy Smiley, Laurie Corvello, Teri Zirnheld, John Slayton Jr., Robert Slayton and Judith Thorson, all of Virginia Beach; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, John Owen Slayton Sr.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Riverside Cemetery in Norristown, Pa. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. today. Contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Romona Thompson
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Romona Thompson, 57, of the 1000 block of Tradewinds Road, died Oct. 17, 1999, at Sentara Nursing Center.

Mona and Miss T, as she was also known, was a deputy sheriff (a sergeant) for the city of Norfolk. She received an associate's degree in criminal justice, and was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses in Great Bridge. She was predeceased by her husband, Billy Thompson Sr.

She is survived by two daughters, Patrina E. Townsend of Norfolk and Kimberly Daniels of Virginia Beach; two sons, Billy Thompson Jr. of Portsmouth and Tyrone Thompson of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Diane W. Mathews of Portsmouth and Erlene Horne of Norfolk; three brothers, Everett Williams of Virginia Beach, and Herbert Williams and Roger Sebastian Williams, both of Norfolk; an aunt, Edna Hines of Norfolk; an uncle, William Jenkins of Norfolk; 13 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at noon Monday at Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by Brother Fred Gross. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be today from 3:30 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will assemble at 11:30 a.m. Monday for the service.

Thomas H. Webb Jr.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Thomas Howard Webb Jr., 89, of the 3100 block of Shore Drive, died Oct. 23, 1999, at Westminster-Canterbury.

Born in Norfolk, Mr. Webb was the retired owner of Thomas H. Webb Plumbing and Heating Contractor since 1984. He was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, Ocean View Masonic Lodge No. 335 AF & AM, Norview Royal Arch Chapter No. 62 and Benevolent Paternal Order of Elk Lodge No. 38.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn B. Webb; a daughter, Sally W. Short of Dayton, Va.; a son, Thomas H. Webb III of Beaufort, S.C.; three grandchildren, Thomas H. Webb IV, Bryan Webb and Elizabeth Mae Short; and a great-grandchild, Riley Webb.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Westminster-Canterbury Chapel by the Rev. Dr. Stanley W. Sawyer. Burial will be private. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Sigrid P. Simpson
SUFFOLK -- Sigrid Pelz Simpson, 59, of the 200 block of Cedar St., went to be with Jesus for her eternal reward Oct. 23, 1999.

She was a native of Jena, East Germany, and was a member of Magnolia United Methodist Church and the Shaw Bible Class.

She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, James W. Simpson Jr. of Suffolk; daughter and son-in-law, Karen S. and Gregg A. McNorton of Littleton, Colo.; two sons, Frank Simpson of Fayetteville, N.C., Steven L. Simpson and wife, Ree Simpson, of Westerville, Ohio; a sister, Dora Pelz of West Germany; brothers, Herbert, Rudi and Viktor Pelz, all of West Germany; and three grandchildren, Zachary, Nicholas and Isabella.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Magnolia United Methodist Church by the Rev. William Thomas. Burial will be in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Sidney F. Harrell Funeral Home and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to the church Memorial Fund.

Doris C. Beale
FRANKLIN -- Doris Carr Beale, 71, died Oct. 22, 1999, in Chesapeake General Hospital.

She was a daughter of the late John and Alma Turner Carr and the widow of Lloyd McLane Beale Sr. She was a member of Franklin Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Lloyd M. ``Mac'' Beale Jr. and his wife, Sandy, of Franklin, William Keaton ``Bill'' Beale and his girlfriend, Shelia, of Capron, and Robert Edwin Beale and his wife, Jackie, of Courtland; two brothers, Roy M. Carr and his wife, Ann, of Franklin and Bobby R. Carr and his wife, Linda, of Boykins; nine grandchildren, Laura Beale, Justin Beale, Erica Beale, Taylor Beale, Sarah Beale, Adam Derby, Jessica Everett, Dale Everett and Taylor Everett; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, John G. Carr Jr., and a sister, Marie Gray.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Boykins Chapel of Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Ira D. Hudgins officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Spring Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, and at other times at the residence of Mac and Sandy Beale, 163 Bobwhite Lane, Franklin. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Lisen S. Lewis
FRANKLIN -- Lisen Summerlin Lewis died Oct. 23, 1999, in her home.

Cherishing her memory are her husband, Kenneth Lewis; her daughter, Alix Hadley; her mother, Louise Summerlin; her father, Dr. Winston Summerlin and his wife, Mary Ann; two brothers, Paul Summerlin and his wife, Ellie, and Bruce Summerlin and his wife, Sally; two nephews, Lee and Chris; and a niece, Sara.

Mrs. Lewis was a teacher with Suffolk City Public Schools.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at their home, 324 Clay St., Franklin. Wright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dennis E. Perry Jr.
CARRSVILLE -- Dennis Elmer Perry Jr., 71, died Oct. 22, 1999, at his home.

He was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Wilmington, N.C., a son of the late Dennis Elmer and Margie Ward Perry. He was an Army veteran who served during the Korean conflict. He retired as a machine tender on the No. 4 paper machine after 38 years of service with Union Camp Corp. and enjoyed his nine years of retirement. He was a member of Old Ford Christian Church in Washington, N.C.

A loving husband and wonderful father, he is survived by his wife of 48 years, Dorothy ``Dot'' Darden Perry; three daughters, Eleanor P. Schwartz and her husband, Raymond Powell, Rhonda A. Perry and Donna P. Outland and her husband, Carl, all of Carrsville; two sons, Dennis M. ``Mike'' Perry and Charlie E. ``Chuck'' Perry, both of Carrsville; two sisters, Hazel McClaughlin of Oviedo, Fla., and Joyce Barney of Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Lewis Perry; five grandchildren, Russell Schwartz, Bryce Perry, Barrett Perry, Lyndsay Outland and Taylor Outland. He was predeceased by two sisters, Eleanor M. Perry and Ethel P. Gomer.

A graveside funeral with military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Southampton Memorial Park with the Rev. Curtis Faison officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the American Legion, Armory Drive, Franklin. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Ruth Petty, 116 Southampton Road, Franklin, or to the American Heart Association, c/o June Duck, 100 Fairview Drive, Franklin, VA 23851. Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret K. Brown
QUINBY -- Margaret Kellam Brown, 78, died Oct. 23, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Quinby Cemetery. Doughty Funeral Home, Exmore, is in charge.

Fern M. Lephfew
CAPE CHARLES -- Fern Mellon Lephfew, 93, died Oct. 22, 1999. A private service will be held at a later date. Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles R. Backes
EDENTON -- Charles Reginald Backes, 92, of Chowan County, died Oct. 22, 1999. No services have been announced. Walker Funeral Home, Windsor, is in charge.

James C. Cason Sr.

KNOTTS ISLAND -- James C. ``Jim'' Cason Sr., 65, died suddenly Thursday morning, Oct. 21, 1999, at Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Jim was the son of the late Lundy and Bessie Cason. He was born on Swan Island and lived there until age 17 before moving permanently to Knotts Island. Jim was a master carpenter and, in recent years, had become self-employed. He was a jack-of-all-trades and master of them all. He was also an avid duck hunter and fisherman, who had served as a hunting guide on Knotts Island for many years.

A beloved husband, devoted father and cherished grandfather, Jim is survived by his wife of 44 years, Georgia Sauer Cason; four sons, Michael and Vickie, George and Dee, Wayne and Trish, James Jr. and Barbara, all of Knotts Island; a former daughter-in-law, Rose; five brothers, George, Bradley, Rodney, Arnold and Ricky; and 13 grandchildren, Joshua, Brian, Christin, Lisa, Jenni, Matthew, Amanda, Lori, Jessica, Amy, Ethan, Ashley and James III.

A viewing for Jim will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Twiford Colonial Chapel, Great Bridge, Chesapeake. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Knotts Island Baptist Church by Pastor Jack Sauls and Pastor Frank Jennings.

Dorothy M. Grant
SUNBURY -- Dorothy Matthews Grant, 91, died Oct. 22, 1999. Services will be private. Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is in charge.

Lucy Mae S. Voliva
COLUMBIA -- Lucy Mae S.Voliva, 94, died Oct. 23, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Tabor Free Will Baptist Church. Evans Funeral Home, Edenton, is in charge.

Arthur D. Allen
PETERSBURG -- Dr. Arthur D. Allen of the 300 block of Greenwood Drive, former director of several Urban League affiliates and a member of the U.S. Air Force 99th Flight Squadron (an original Tuskegee Airman) entered into eternal rest Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at the McQuire V.A. Medical Center, Richmond.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by James M. Wilkerson Funeral Home, Petersburg.

Anne S. Parker
ROANOKE -- Anne Skinner Parker, wife of Joseph Bernard Parker, of Friendship Manor, Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999.

Interment services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. While in the Norfolk area, the family will be at the residence of Betty Hayden, 4320 Cambria Circle, Virginia Beach.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Friendship Chapel of Friendship Manor, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. The family will receive friends after each service. Arrangements are by Oakey's Funeral Home, North Chapel.

Felix A. Hughes Jr.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dr. Felix A. Hughes Jr., 91, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1999, after a short illness.

Dr. Hughes was born on Oct. 29, 1907, in Okolona, Ark. Dr. Hughes was a pioneer in lung surgery, doing some of the first work in lung transplantation and segmental lung resections. Dr. Hughes received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in 1932. He completed his surgical residency at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa., and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his master's in surgery. He completed his postgraduate surgical fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hughes was chief of the Kennedy VA Thoracic Service in Memphis from 1946-1971. He directed the Thoracic Surgery residency training program associated with the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He was a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hughes was a founding member of the American Society of Thoracic Surgery and the Southern Society of Thoracic Surgery. He authored over 175 scientific publications. He retired as a colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church.

Dr. Hughes was the widower of Elizabeth Warren Hughes. Dr. Hughes is survived by three sons and their wives, Dr. and Mrs. Felix A. Hughes III of Virginia Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Hughes of Memphis, Tenn., and Dr. and Mrs. David O. Hughes of Laurel, Miss.; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Monastery of St. Clare, 1310 Dellwood, Memphis, TN 38122.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at the Rotunda of Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis.

Donnie E. Jones
PALM BAY, Fla. -- Donnie E. Jones, formerly of Norfolk, died Oct. 21, 1999.

He was born in Erwin, N.C., the son of the late Earl Graham Jones and Octavia Starling Jones. Mr. Jones was owner of Jones Barber Shop, Tidewater Drive, and was a member of Norview Masonic Lodge No. 113. He was predeceased by his wife, Gloria Nuzzo Jones, and his sister, Nola Jackson.

Mr. Jones is survived by his daughter, Donna Jones Simpson and husband Glenn, and his grandson, John Michael Bennett Simpson, all of Hampton; his sisters, Carrie Hawley, Nellie Marks and Edna Welch; his brothers, Graham Jones and Preston Jones; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m.today at Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.


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