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John N. Barber Jr.
CHESAPEAKE -- John N. Barber Jr., 61, of the 900 block of Mayfield Ave., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at his home.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Oman Funeral Home and Crematory, Great Bridge. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made directly to the surviving spouse.

Larry S. Haywood
CHESAPEAKE -- Larry Sidney Haywood, 64, died Nov. 9, 1999, at his residence.

A native of Norfolk, he was the son of the late Carey V. Haywood and the late Jettie Palmer Haywood. He is survived by a sister, Vivian H. Haddock of Virginia Beach, a niece and several nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Doughty Funeral Home, Exmore, is in charge.

Rosa G. Irving
CHESAPEAKE -- Rosa G. Irving, 93, a loving mother and grandmother, of the 2000 block of West Road, died Nov. 11, 1999.

Mrs. Irving was born in Portsmouth and was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Elizabeth Guy. She was the widow of Claude T. Irving. Mrs. Irving had been the oldest living member of Good Hope United Methodist Church, Chesapeake.

Survivors include her son, Frank Lee Irving and his wife, Glenda, of Chesapeake; two stepdaughters, Susan D. Rockwell and her husband, Ted, also from Chesapeake and Sherrie L. Stoltz and her husband, Greg, of Dallas, Texas; her sister, Mary Vernelson of Portsmouth; two grandsons, Thomas Lee Irving and Christopher Drew Irving, both of North Carolina; and a great-grandson.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, by the Rev. Ernest L. Trueblood. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge.

James L. Jones
CHESAPEAKE -- James Lewis Jones of the 1000 block of Archery Drive died Nov. 7, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Bethany Baptist Church, Chesapeake. Fitchett Funeral Home is in charge.

Clifton T. Artybridge Sr.
NORFOLK -- Clifton Tyrone Artybridge Sr., 55, of the 1000 block of Avenue H, entered into eternal rest Nov. 9, 1999. He was also known as ``Shorty.''

He was a member of Olive Grove Baptist Church, the Civic League, the Sheriffs Association and the Voting Poll. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Edith R. Artybridge of Atlanta; four daughters, Angela D. Morrill, Donita R. Ford, Naketa G. Hayes and Antonette D. Freeman, all of Norfolk; two stepdaughters, Sabrina Snow and Sandy Crawford, both of Atlanta; four sons, Clifton T. Artybridge Jr. of Norfolk, Gary R. Artybridge of Easley, S.C., Clifton A. Freeman and Clinton Peete, both of Norfolk; three stepsons, Michael Edmondson, Robert Edmondson and Andy Abrams, all of Atlanta; two sisters, Gloria Waring of California and Mary Lillian Streeter of Virginia Beach; an aunt, Beatrice Lewis and her husband, Leo Lewis, of Norfolk; an uncle, Clifton Artybridge of Norfolk; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Olive Grove Baptist Church. Interment will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake.

Wardell Hart
NORFOLK -- Wardell Hart, 62, of the 1400 block of Buck Road, died Nov. 8, 1999, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Born in Pendleton, N.C., he retired from Dollar Tree Store after 19 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Taylorsville, Portsmouth.

He is survived by his former wife, Annie Hart; two daughters, Chris Hart of Darby, Pa., and Mary Hart of Portsmouth; a stepdaughter, Valarie McDaniel of Mississippi; three sons, Wardell A. Hart Jr., Curtis Hart and Kenneth Hart, all of Portsmouth; two stepsons, Raymond McDaniel of Florida and Cameron McDaniel of Lawrenceville, Va.; two sisters, Lillian Williams of Murfreesboro, N.C., and Minnie Conway of North Carolina; nine grandchildren; a longtime companion, Susan McDaniel of Norfolk; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Serenity Funeral Home, Portsmouth Chapel, by Dr. T. Melvin Steele. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Chapel. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at 301 Effingham Street, Apt. 27, for the procession.

Blanche L. Jamison
NORFOLK -- Blanche Lucille Jamison of the 900 block of Scott St. passed away Nov. 10, 1999.

Mrs. Jamison was a native of Princess Anne County and the only child of Mary and Henry Jennings. She was a retired hospital worker and a faithful member of Full Gospel Church of Deliverance, Norfolk, for more than 30 years.

Predeceased by her husband, Euris L. Jamison, she is survived by six sons, Geary L. Jamison, Michael Jamison, Ronald L. Jamison and Clarence D. Jamison of Norfolk, Willie L. Jamison of Virginia Beach, David A. Jamison of Portsmouth; four daughters, Vivian L. Spratley and Sandra Outlaw of Chesapeake, Debbie E. Fields and Vanessa O'Neal of Norfolk; four sons-in-law; six daughters-in-law; 29 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

A homegoing service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Full Gospel Church of Deliverance, Norfolk. The family will receive friends at 11 Grady Crescent, Chesapeake. Fitchett Funeral Home Inc. is in charge.

Mary E. Judd
NORFOLK -- Mary Elizabeth Judd, 53, of the 2500 block of Ballentine Blvd., died Nov. 8, 1999, at a local hospital.

Born Nov. 25, 1945, she was a native of Norfolk and the daughter of the late Rufus and Viola Askew. She had been retired one year from the Norfolk Public School Board after 25 years of service. She was a fan club member of the Sensational Nightingales.

Survivors include her husband, Everett Judd Jr.; three daughters, Theresa Elliott and her husband, Carl, Wanda Harris and her husband, Dennis, Sharon Judd and her fiance, Hermon Wyche; a stepdaughter and her husband, Sherrell and Alexander Bradshaw; a son, Everett Judd III and his fiancee, Esther Knight; five sisters, Lillian Deloatch, Gracie Askew and Evelyn Askew of Norfolk, Louise Lassiter and Viola Woodward of Fredericksburg, Va.; a brother, Alfonzo Askew of Virginia Beach; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandson; a devoted aunt, Rosa Scroggins of Norfolk; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Pentecostal Church of God, corner of 32nd St. and Llewellyn Ave. Interment will be at Roosevelt Memorial Gardens. The family will receive family and friends at 943 Galt St., Norfolk. Hale Funeral Home is in charge.

Linus H. Schuh
NORFOLK -- Linus H. Schuh, 87, died Nov. 9, 1999, in Norfolk. His wife of 54 years, Josephine, now shares his heart and soul with God. His three daughters, Mary Newton, Susan McKinley and Ann Bugh, will never forget his patience, integrity and love. His seven grandchildren will remember how their grandpa valued education and family gatherings. Friends will remember Mr. Schuh as the realty agent they trusted, the respected Naval commander, the warm, smiling square dancer, the clever handyman and good neighbor.

We say goodbye to your beautiful spirit knowing your memory will always be with us. Go with God, Linus leading the way in death, as you always did in life.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Woodlawn Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Catholic Church.

Victor L. Sharpe
NORFOLK -- Victor Leroy Sharpe, 85, of the 100 block of Cromwell Pkwy., died Nov. 10, 1999, at his residence.

Born in Dayton, Ohio, Mr. Sharpe was a retired partner of Sharpe's Motor Co. and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Norfolk.

He is survived by a brother, Leo F. ``Buddy'' Sharpe Sr.; a nephew, Leo F. Sharpe Jr., both of Portsmouth; and nieces, Ruth Sharpe Bergin of Alexandria, Va., and Beverly Sharpe Outlaw of Suffolk.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Mary's Cemetery, Norfolk, by Fr. Dwight Schraeder. Memorial donations may be made to Boy Scouts of America, Portsmouth Troop No. 219 or to the American Cancer Society. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Mary L. Walker
NORFOLK -- Mary L. Walker of the 1000 block of Hannah St. died Nov. 9, 1999. A funeral will be at noon Saturday at First Baptist Church, Logan Park. Graves Funeral Home is in charge.

Edward C. Allen Jr.
PORTSMOUTH -- Rear Adm. Edward C. Allen Jr., 83, died Nov. 5, 1999. A graveside funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. today in Oak Grove Cemetery. Foster Funeral Home is in charge.

Effie L. Eure
PORTSMOUTH -- Effie L. Eure, 87, formerly of Radford Street, died Nov. 10, 1999, in Maryview Medical Center.

Born in Gates County, she was a retired domestic worker. She was a member and affiliated with various organizations of Noble Street Baptist Church and also maintained her membership at Zion Tabernacle Baptist Church in Corapeake, N.C.

Survivors include seven nephews, seven nieces, and a host of cousins and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Zion Tabernacle Baptist Church, Corapeake, by the Rev. Stanley Wiggins. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will assemble at Fisher Funeral Home at 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

Mary L. Minter
PORTSMOUTH -- Mary Louise Minter, 53, of the 1300 block of Green St., died Nov. 10, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center.

Born in Bessemer, Ala., she was a member of Jesus Church of Deliverance in Chesapeake, where she was a Church Mother. She was also a member of Nurses Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Chamie N. Pearce and Katrina Y. Minter, both of Portsmouth; three sisters, Rose M. Riddick and Debra D. Gregory, both of Portsmouth, and Barbara E. Gaiter of Virginia Beach; a brother, Ricky Gaiter of Portsmouth; a grandchild; an aunt, Mary Maniece of Portsmouth; and nieces, nephews and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jesus Church of Deliverance, 5246 Jones Lane, Chesapeake, by Elder Lagus McCoy. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Portsmouth. Viewing at Corprew Funeral Home will begin at noon today. The body will be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Frances S. Brinkley
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Frances Spear Brinkley, 81, passed away Nov. 10, 1999.

Mrs. Brinkley was a member of Virginia Beach Christian Church. She was a former resident of North Palm Beach, Fla., where she volunteered with the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and the Noreen McKeen Nursing Home. She was the co-owner of Brinkley Market Place in Palm Beach. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Staley B. Brinkley Jr.

Survivors include her daughter, Janine B. Hoelk of Virginia Beach; two sons, Staley B. Brinkley III and C. David Brinkley of Atlanta; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will gather in the funeral home lounge following services at the graveside. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Foundation or to the Virginia Beach Christian Church.

Louise Collins
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Louise Collins of the 4000 block of Lombard Drive died Nov. 4, 1999, in her home. Born in Denmark, S.C., she was the widow of Thomas Collins.

She is survived by three sons, Yacub Muhammad of Virginia Beach, Joseph Staley and Ruben Collins of Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a very special friend, Loretta Muhammad of Norfolk.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fitchett Funeral Home, Chesapeake, by the Rev. Harold Cason. Burial will be in Betty Jones Cemetery, Virginia Beach.

Thomas L. Hall
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Thomas Lewis Hall, 80, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II in the Philippines, died Nov. 10, 1999. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bayside Baptist Church, where he was a charter member. Lone Oak Funeral Home handled arrangements in Lone Oak, Ky.

Virginia E. Hauck
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia E. ``Peggy'' Hauck, formerly of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on Nov. 8, 1999, in Springfield, Va.

She was the beloved wife of Robert Hauck; loving mother of Ginny Sandifer and her husband, Harold, of Virginia Beach, and Janis Myers and her husband, Mark, of Reston. She is also survived by two grandsons, Matthew Sandifer and Justin Hawks.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Demaine Springfield Annandale Chapel, Backlick and Edsall roads, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your humane society or local ASPCA.

James W. Hayes
VIRGINIA BEACH -- James William Hayes, 71, of the 2300 block of Baylake Road, died Nov. 11, 1999. Services will be private. Hampton Roads Crematory is in charge.

Edna L. Hottle
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Edna L. Hottle of the 3800 block of Sterncroft Drive passed away Nov. 11, 1999.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, by the Rev. Linda Carper. Friends may join the family at the funeral home for visitation one hour prior to the service.

June M. LaBianco
VIRGINIA BEACH -- June Marie LaBianco, 41, of the 2800 block of Mars St., died Nov. 10, 1999, at a local hospital. Born in Virginia Beach, she was an optician.

She is survived by her husband, Robert LaBianco; two sons, Shawn Robert LaBianco and Christopher Allen LaBianco, both of Virginia Beach; her stepmother, Natalie Winn of Virginia Beach; an adopted sister, Sue Crane; a stepsister, Carol Smith; three brothers, David Cooper, George Hamlin and Howard Winn; an adopted brother, David Winn; and a stepbrother, William Arschuler.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel. Burial will be private. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Jeanetta K. Meador
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Jeanetta Kathryn Shamblen Meador, 83, passed away Nov. 10, 1999, in a local hospital.

She was a charter member of Elk Hills Presbyterian Church in Charleston, W.Va., and a current member of Bayside Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Meador was also an active volunteer for many organizations.

She was predeceased by a son, Rudye M. Meador. Survivors include her husband, Joseph J. Meador; a son, Joseph W. Meador and his wife, Mary, of Arlington, Mass.; two daughters, Janice Johnson of Norfolk and Paula M. Sheard and her husband, Mark, and his son, Alex, of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren, Abbie K., Cara, Matthew, Anna Mae-Meador and Gillian Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Altmeyer Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard J. Keever. Interment will follow at Colonial Grove Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bayside Presbyterian Vision III Building Fund.

Clarence B. Oberdorf
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Clarence B. ``Obie'' Oberdorf, 69, passed away in the comfort of his family Nov. 10, 1999.

He was born in West Leechburg, Pa., on Aug. 15, 1930. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Navy after 23 years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association, Kempsville Branch No. 99, and the Catholic Church of St. Mark.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Harriet B. Oberdorf; his mother, Helen Oberdorf of West Leechburg, Pa.; two daughters, Linda Weaver and her husband, Gary, of Chesapeake, Brenda Toone and her husband, James, of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren, Jean-Marie, Melanie, Stephanie and Gary Weaver II and Daniel Toone; three sisters, Marlene Catalino of Alabama, Elvira Tafi of Leechburg and Catherine Faiola of Camp Hill, Pa.; five brothers, Charles, Joseph, James and Robert Oberdorf, all of West Leechburg, Pa., and Paul Oberdorf of Rockville, Md.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Mr. Oberdorf was predeceased by his father, Clarence M. Oberdorf, his twin sons, Gary and Glen, and a granddaughter, Anne Marie Weaver.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Monday at 1 p.m. at Catholic Church of St. Mark with the Rev. Fr. Daniel N. Klem officiating. The family will be at Catholic Church of St. Mark from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday to greet family and friends. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date to be announced. The family suggests that memorials be made to either the Catholic Church of St. Mark, 1505 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, or the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513.

Lee K. Schley
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Lee Reichman Kovacs Schley, 93, died Nov. 11, 1999. She resided in Newport News until she moved to Virginia Beach. She was a member of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue.

Survivors include nephews and nieces.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Hebrew Cemetery in Hampton by Rabbi Pesach Wolicki. Memorial donations may be made to Adath Jeshurun Synagogue or Beth Sholom Home.

Mary C. Smith
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Mary Jimmie Cleghorn Smith, 92, formerly of Coinjock, N.C., died Nov. 11, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, N.C.

Thomas J. Talley Sr.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Thomas J. Talley Sr., 85, of the 400 block of Lake Drive, died Nov. 9, 1999.

Mr. Talley was born in Williamson County, Tenn., and was the son of the late Lavonia Cresswell Talley and Rufus Murray Talley. He was predeceased by his wife, Lorene Carroll Talley, after 61 years of marriage. Mr. Talley served with the merchant marines during World War II.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Virginia Beach, where he also served as a deacon. Mr. Talley was a member and past Worshipful Master of Virginia Beach Masonic Lodge No. 274.

Survivors include his beloved daughter and sons, Barbara Talley Karcher of Springfield, Va.; two sons, Thomas J. Talley Jr. of Falls Church, Va., and Julian Murray Talley of Lewisburg, Tenn.; his three sisters, Mabel T. Culberson of Franklin, Tenn., Martha T. Rehorn of Lexington, Ky., and Ruby T. Young of Columbia, Tenn.; his brother, Johnnie M. Talley of Franklin, Tenn.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A church service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Virginia Beach by Rev. Jim Rittenhouse. Burial will be at Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery in Virginia Beach. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Laskin Road Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Kathryn H. Venner
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Kathryn Hill Venner peacefully passed away in her sleep on Nov. 11, 1999. She was in her home of more than 50 years, surrounded by her seven children and her husband of 58 years, Dr. Robert B. Venner.

She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Dec. 2, 1916. Her parents were Dr. Christine Erickson Hill and Dr. Chalmers Alexander Hill. She graduated from Lindenwood College in 1938 and was the only woman in her graduating class of The Medical College of the University of Nebraska in 1941. She interned at New York Hospital for Women and Children. She practiced medicine as a pedicatrician with her husband in Virginia Beach for more than 40 years. She was a past member of the Virginia Beach Medical Society, Virginia Beach Woman's Club, the Optimist Club and many other civic organizations.

She is survived by her husband, her seven children and their spouses, Mary Ann and Herman Schmidt, Amanda Jane and Michael Yoder, Robert Hill and Lisa Venner, Sally Elizabeth and Hughes Rhodes, William Hunter Venner, John Orlin and Melisa Walker Venner, and James Alexander Venner; 11 grandchildren, Edward O'Neal Yoder and his wife, Traci, William Hunter Schmidt, Michael Andrew Yoder, Robert Hughes Rhodes, Kathryn Christine Yoder, Elizabeth Hill Rhodes, Jeffery Lynn Venner, Jonathan Alexander Venner, Mathew Boswell Venner, David Ericksen Venner and Emily Kathryn Venner; and three great-grandchildren, Lelia O'Neal Yoder, Savannah Rose Yoder and Camille Grace Yoder. She is also survived by three nieces, one nephew and a sister-in-law, Martha Venner Holly, who all live out of the area.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday at Nimmo United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in her name to The Eastern Virginia Medical School. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

She was loved by all who knew her.

James Avery
SUFFOLK -- James ``Jimmy'' Avery, 87, of the 6700 block of Everetts Road, Chuckatuck, died a peaceful rest, Nov. 10, 1999.

Born in Nansemond County to the late Oliver and Lillian Artis Avery, he was married to the late Eva Bland Avery. He attended Oakland School and retired from Lone Star Cement Co. after many years of service. He was well-known in the Oakland-Chuckatuck community and he was a faithful, lifelong member of Friendship Cathedral Church of God in Christ where he was chairman of the Deacon board. Also, he held memberships with the Oakland Civic League and the Oakland Community Water System. Deacon Avery truly loved his church, family and community.

Survivors include his daughter, Catherine Virginia Ricks of Chuckatuck; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law; three sisters-in-law; and two brothers-in-law along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a special friend, Olivia Richardson.

A wake will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Friendship Cathedral Church of God in Christ. The Homegoing Celebration will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Friendship Cathedral Church of God in Christ, 5511 Godwin Blvd., Suffolk, with pastor Joe A. Chase Jr. officiating. Crocker Funeral Home is in charge.

Elsie Cheeks
SUFFOLK -- Elsie Cheeks, 65, died Nov. 10, 1999. A chapel service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Applewhite Funeral Home.

Ruth Harrison
SUFFOLK -- Ruth ``Aunt Low'' Harrison, 86, of the 200 block of Charlotte Ave., died Nov. 9, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in New First Baptist Church. Crocker Funeral Home is in charge.

Samuel B. Snead
SUFFOLK -- Samuel Benjamin Snead, 88, of the 3500 block of Sleepy Hole Road, died Nov. 10, 1999.

A native of Fluvanna County, Va., he was the son of the late Samuel Pollard Snead and Rosa Bell Melton Snead. He retired as a game warden for Virginia State Game Commission after 25 years of service. He was a member of Wilroy Baptist Church and a lifelong member of the Fox Hunters Association.

Predeceased by his wife, Delilah Mae Snead, he is survived by his sons, Samuel R. Snead Sr. of Chesapeake and Joseph R. Snead of Jacksonville, N.C.; his sisters, Margaret S. Seay of Dillwyn, Va., and Emma S. Woo of Richmond; a brother, William A. Snead of Decatur, Ill.; grandchildren, Danita M. Davis of Plymouth, N.C., Samantha R. Snead of Chesapeake, Dale T. Sing of Plymouth, Samuel R. Snead Jr., Jessie D. Snead and Gary W. Snead, all of Suffolk, and Cledia M. Snead of Jacksonville; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sidney F. Harrell Funeral Home by the Rev. Stewart McCarter. Interment will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Friends may join the family from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie D. Snead, 2969 Providence Road. Memorials may be sent to the Bennetts Creek Volunteer Rescue Squad.

William S. Egeland
COURTLAND -- William Scott Egeland, 33, died Nov. 11, 1999. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wright Funeral Home, Boykins.



Earl E. Whitehurst Jr.
ZUNI -- Earl E. Whitehurst Jr., 43, of the 18300 block of Tomlin Hill Drive died Nov. 10, 1999, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He was born in Suffolk and worked in construction.

He is survived by his parents, Lillian B. and Earl E. Whitehurst Sr.; a sister, Lillian Vernell Whitehurst; five children; a nephew; two grandchildren; and two godchildren.

A chapel service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Applewhite Funeral Home by the Rev. Joseph Greene. Burial will be in Chapel Grove Church Cemetery, Windsor. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The family will assemble at 1 p.m. Sunday for the service.

Drummond D. Mears
GREENBUSH -- Drummond Douglas Mears, 87, died Nov. 9, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Williams-Parksley Funeral Home, Parksley.

Robert S. Stroud Jr.
WALDORF, Md. -- Robert Steven Stroud Jr., 61, died Nov. 10, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams-Parksley Funeral Home, Parksley.

Etta Mae Baines
CORAPEAKE -- Etta Mae Baines, 94, died Nov. 10, 1999. A native of Nansemond County and a former resident of Newport News, she spent her final years in Corapeake.

She had been a homemaker and storekeeper, retiring from Baines Grocery in 1940 after 15 years of service. She was a member of Eureka Baptist Church and the Ida K. Brinkley Sunday School Class.

Mrs. Baines was predeceased by her son, Clarence Lee Baines, and her granddaughter, Glenda Faye Baines. Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Norma Baines; four grandchildren, Dennis L. Baines and Barry K. Baines, both of York County, Steven K. Baines of Corapeake and Kevin Wayne Baines of Gloucester; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peninsula Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Peninsula Memorial Park by the Rev. Glenn Cameron Currin Jr. Memorial donations may be made to the Eureka Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 68, Corapeake, NC 27926.

Jethro P. Jordan Jr.
CAMDEN -- Jethro Parsons Jordan Jr., 63, of the 100 block of Milltown Road, died Nov. 11, 1999. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. today in New Hollywood Cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.

Isham S. Watford
SEVERN -- Isham S. Watford died Nov. 9, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Severn. Engram Funeral Home, Courtland, Va., is in charge.

Gary L. Whitehurst
HERTFORD -- Gary Lydell Whitehurst, 45, of Route 4, died Nov. 11, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Cedar Wood Cemetery. Swindell Funeral Home is in charge.

Eleanor M. Conway
NEWPORT NEWS -- Eleanor Menin Conway, 78, died Nov. 10, 1999, in Irvington, Va. She had been a resident of Newport News for 43 years.

She was an Episcopalian and had retired as a teacher from St. Stephen's Episcopal Church after 13 years of service. She graduated from James Madison College, now known as James Madison University, and had volunteered at St. Stephen's Church and Christopher Newport University. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to travel and believed that travel was an educational experience. When her husband, Jack, retired from Fort Eustis, they spent much of their time traveling around the world. Since 1989, she had planned a Christmas trip for her family so they could be together. One of the highlights was a trip for eight to Hawaii in 1997. She went to China with friends in 1996 and was able to go to Cancun with her family this past summer.

Mrs. Conway was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Robert Conway Sr.; a son, John Robert Conway Jr.; and her parents, Peter and Mary Langslow Menin.

Survivors include her daughter, Suzanne Conway Smith and her husband, Willard, of Deltaville; her son, Richard Stuart Conway and his wife, Rebecca, of Richmond; and three grandchildren, Ryan C. Smith, Michael P. and Brian T. Dodson.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. Marlowe Iverson at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Fund, 372 Hiden Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606.

Vesta S. Cadieu
ARLINGTON -- Vesta Somers Cadieu, 89, died Nov. 9, 1999. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Modest Town Cemetery, Modest Town. Williams-Parksley Funeral Home is in charge.

Joseph S. Howard Jr.

LOS ANGELES -- Joseph Samuel Howard Jr., 58, of Carson St., died Oct. 9, 1999, at Kaiser Foundation Hospital of Los Angeles. Born July 21, 1941, in Norfolk, he was the son of Joseph S. Howard Sr. of Carthage, N.Y., and Julia Butler Howard.

He is survived by a son, Joseph David Howard of Brodheadsville, Pa.; and a grandchild, Darby Howard of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Judith Perry and Julie Hickams, both of Virginia Beach, and Lottie Stevens of Hilo, Hawaii.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at United Christ Methodist Church, Norfolk, by the Rev. Fran Cooper. Those who may desire, please make memorials to the United Christ Methodist Church, 1601 E. Bayview Blvd., Norfolk.

Eloise B. Ferguson
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. -- Eloise Burton Ferguson, 86, a longtime resident of Newport News, died Nov. 7, 1999. A graveside service will be at noon Saturday at Pungoteague United Methodist Church Cemetery. Williams-Onancock Funeral Home is in charge.

Olive K. Rowson
BRANDON, Miss. -- Olive Marie Klabunde Rowson, 80, a homemaker of Crossgates Drive, died Nov. 9, 1999, of congestive heart failure at Rankin Medical Center.

Mrs. Rowson, a native of Council Bluff, Iowa, attended schools in Nebraska and was a graduate of Blair High School in Blair, Neb. Her adult life was spent in Virginia Beach where she enjoyed her family and reading.

Her husband, John Henry Rowson, and daughter, Marilyn Davis, predeceased Mrs. Rowson. She is survived by daughters, Vera M. Pierce of Madison, Patricia Dove of Washington, D.C., Darlene Campbell of Virginia Beach and Dorothy Crump of Lynchburg, Va.; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, by the Rev. Ernest L. Trueblood. Mark Seepe Funeral Home & Crematory of Jackson, Miss., is handling local arrangements.

William H. Ferrell
CHESAPEAKE -- William Henry Ferrell, 82, of the 1900 block of Cedar Road, died Nov. 10, 1999, at his residence.

Mr. Ferrell retired from Weaver Fertilizer Co. in 1980 after 30 years of service. He was predeceased by his wife, Delois Saunders Ferrell and his parents, Thomas and Laura Smith Ferrell.

He is survived by a daughter-in-law, Sincerial Ferrell of Hampton; a son, Wenda M. Ferrell of Hampton; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; seven foster children; a grandson-in-law, Ronnie Anderson of Chesapeake; and a best friend, Enoch Etheridge.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today at New Light Baptist Church in Deep Creek, Va. Burial will be in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens, Great Bridge. The remains will lie in repose at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased. Walson Funeral Service, Elizabeth City, N.C., is in charge.

Rosa G. Irving
CHESAPEAKE -- Rosa G. Irving, 93, a loving mother and grandmother of the 2000 block of West Road, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, by the Rev. Ernest L. Trueblood. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is handling arrangements.

John H. McCullough
CHESAPEAKE -- John Harold McCullough of the 2300 block of Willow Point Arch died Nov. 11, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fitchett Funeral Home Chapel.

Annie M. Seawall
CHESAPEAKE -- Annie McKinney Seawall, 87, of the 800 block of Bells Mill Road, died Nov. 12, 1999.

Mrs. Seawall was born in Old Norfolk County and was the daughter of the late Shepard and Irene McKenney. She had retired as a teacher after 45 years with the Chesapeake Public School System. Mrs. Seawall had taught at Hickory Elementary School early in her career but had taught most of her career at Great Bridge Elementary School. She was a member of Berea Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, John M. Seawall and her sister, Eva Johnson, both of Chesapeake; and three nephews, Daniel W. McKenney, of Chesapeake, Maurice R. McKenney of Adelaide, Australia, and Shepard W. McKenney of Draydon, Md.

A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, by Dr. Roscoe Musselwhite. The family will receive friends at Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today.

Walter J. Kalis Jr.
NORFOLK -- Walter Joseph Kalis Jr., 80, entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999.

Born in Atlanta, Ga., he was raised in Jacksonville, Fla., and later became a Norfolk resident. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1969 as a chief petty officer with 30 years of service. He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Fleet Reserve Association No. 60 in Norfolk, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3260 in Norfolk and the American Legion Post No. 327 in Norfolk. He was a Catholic.

He is survived by his son, Joseph Hubble of Dublin, Calif.; a stepson, Lloyd B. King of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Genevieve Kalis, also of Jacksonville; and many friends including Evelyn Parker, Bernard and Helen Stevens, and Monica Clay, all of Norfolk.

A funeral with military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Altmeyer Funeral Home Chapel, Virginia Beach. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Quantico National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that memorial donations be made to the American Lung Association.

Predell Parker Sr.
NORFOLK -- Predell Parker Sr., 61, of the 1000 block of Kenton Ave., died Nov. 8, 1999. A funeral will be at noon Monday in Riddick Funeral Service Chapel.

Elizabeth B. Payne
NORFOLK -- Elizabeth Brown Payne, 86, of the 1000 block of Anderson St., died Nov. 8, 1999, at home.

Born in Jacksonville, N.C., she retired 24 years ago as a cashier for Colonial Store after 30 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Bute Street, and the Usher Board.

The widow of Eugene Payne, she is survived by a son, Tony Mitchell Payne of Norfolk; a sister, Hopie Hyman of Morehead City, N.C.; and a stepson, Aubrey Payne.

A funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church, Bute Street, Norfolk, by the Rev. Robert G. Murray. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Hale Funeral Home is in charge.

Esther M. Smith
NORFOLK -- Esther M. Freitas Smith, 84, died Nov. 9, 1999, at her residence.

Born in Norfolk, she was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of Fleet Reserve Branch 60 and the widow of Walter F. Smith Jr.

Survivors include three daughters and their husbands, Maxine Smith Clark and Bill Clark of North Kingstown, R.I., Mildred Smith Owen and Buck Owen of Appomattox, Va., and Michelle Ann Smith Bishop and Clarence Bishop of Norfolk; a sister, Dena Williams of Moyock, N.C.; a brother, Anglus Freitas of Norfolk; and nine grandchildren, Bunnie and Loretta Bishop, Kelly Krieg, James Owen III, Rose Viera, Ronald Brittain, Albert Brittain, Virginia Schwartz and Tommy Sharbuno. She was predeceased by her son, Charles Edward Smith.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, by the Rev. Lamar Sentell. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Life in the Word Ministries, P.O. Box 655, Fentron, MO 63026.

Savannah Thompson
NORFOLK -- Savannah Thompson of the 1000 block of Rugby St. died Nov. 10, 1999.

Born in Norfolk, she was a retired child care provider and the widow of Carlton Thompson. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

She is survived by two grandsons, Charles C. Curry and Marc R. Curry; a granddaughter, Dreamer Curry; and three great-grandchildren, Shavvon Midgett, Raven Curry and Aaliyah Lewis.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity United Church of Christ, 1057 Leckie St., Portsmouth, by the Rev. Charles Curry. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. for the procession. Graves Funeral Home is in charge.

Rita S. Freeman
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Rita Sutherland Freeman, a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach, died Nov. 11, 1999. Rita was a member of Christ Church of Virginia Beach.

She is survived by a son, Dylan Freeman of Virginia Beach; her mother and stepfather, Peggy and Robert Spry of Huntington, W.Va.; a sister, Nancy Montgomery; her grandmother, Clarice C. Ware; an uncle, Dean Holley, all of Virginia Beach; two nephews, Jeffrey S. Meyers of Fairfax, Va., and Casey L. Meyers of Virginia Beach; and several cousins and other nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Carroll L. Sutherland, formerly of Virginia Beach.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel, by the Rev. Bob O'Conner.

James William Hayes
VIRGINIA BEACH -- James William Hayes, 71, a native of Norfolk, died Nov. 11, 1999. He lived in Virginia Beach for 32 years, in Baylake Pines.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Vina-Lou M. Hayes; a daughter, Vina L. Bronson of Kiowa, Colo.; a son, James Dempsey Hayes of Virginia Beach; his mother, Maxine L. Smith of Chesapeake; a brother, Charles S. Hayes of Norfolk; sisters, Carolyn H. Everton of Norfolk and Ann H. Smith of Chesapeake; a grandson, Scott S. Ferguson of El Cajon, Calif.; and a great-granddaughter, Brittany Lynn Ferguson of El Cajon.

There will be no service at this time. Memorial donations in his name may be made to The Bayside Lions Club, c/o Forest Nester, Secretary, 716 Brinson Arch, Virginia Beach VA 23455-5810 or to The Muscular Dystrophy Association, 11 Koger Center, Suite 232, Norfolk VA 23502. Hampton Roads Crematory is in charge.

Laura J. Ganschinietz
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Laura Jean Ganschinietz, 89, entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999.

She was a native of Corinth, Miss., and a Norfolk resident since 1973. She was the widow of William L. Ganschinietz and a homemaker. She had volunteered at the Association for Research and Enlightenment in Virginia Beach.

She is survived by a son, William L. Ganschinietz of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Suzanne Ganschinietz of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Evelyn Barton of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Eugenia Hehner of Elmhurst, Ill.; and two grandchildren, William Ganschinietz and Anne Ganschinietz.

Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, handled arrangements privately. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to your favorite charity.

Edna L. Hottle
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Edna L. Hottle, 78, of the 3800 block of Sterncroft Drive, passed away in a local hospital.

Born in Pennsylvania, she was the widow of Lester L. Hottle. A retired registered nurse, she was a member of Central Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pa.

She is survived by two sons, Timothy L. Hottle of Bethlehem and Keith R. Hottle and his wife, Debra, of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Betty and Patricia; two brothers, Lee and Charles; two granddaughters, Jami and Crystal; and two great-granddaughters, Brittany and Jessica.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, by the Rev. Linda Carper with visitation one hour prior to the service. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association.

Gerald B. Norman
VIRGINIA BEACH -- The Rev. Gerald B. Norman, 78, peacefully passed away in his home on Nov. 11, 1999.

He was the son of the late Wilford and Edna Mae Norman. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 20 and Masonic Lodge No. 113.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eva McPherson Norman; a son, George Norman and his wife, Jackie, of Wilson, N.C.; two daughters, Etta Mae Florio and husband, Jimmy, of Glen Allen, Va., and Dianne McNamara and her husband, Dan, of Wilson, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Mark Champion, Kim Cotton and her husband, Bob, Blake Norman and his wife, Brandie, Billy Dunn, Mikel, Billy and Daniel McNamara; a great-granddaughter, Jordan Cotton; and three sisters-in-law, Emma, Ethel and Naomi. She was loved by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, and a dear friend, Thelma Lee Meyers and her family.

A going home service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Carrow Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Sunday by the Rev. Les Redfern.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Hampton Roads Chapter, 405 S. Parliament Drive, Suite 105, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, or to Carrow Baptist Church. Friends may visit at the residence. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Clarence B. Oberdorf
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Clarence B. ``Obie'' Oberdorf, 69, passed away in the comfort of his family Nov. 10, 1999.

He was born in West Leechburg, Pa., on Aug. 15, 1930. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Navy after 23 years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association, Kempsville Branch No. 99, and the Catholic Church of St. Mark.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Harriet B. Oberdorf; his mother, Helen Oberdorf of West Leechburg, Pa.; two daughters, Linda Weaver and her husband, Gary, of Chesapeake, Brenda Toone and her husband, James, of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren, Jean-Marie, Melanie, Stephanie and Gary Weaver II and Daniel Toone; three sisters, Marlene Catalino of Alabama, Elvira Tafi of Leechburg and Catherine Faiola of Camp Hill, Pa.; five brothers, Charles, Joseph, James and Robert Oberdorf, all of West Leechburg, Pa., and Paul Oberdorf of Rockville, Md.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Mr. Oberdorf was predeceased by his father, Clarence M. Oberdorf, his twin sons, Gary and Glen, and a granddaughter, Anne Marie Weaver.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Monday at 1 p.m. at Catholic Church of St. Mark with the Rev. Fr. Daniel N. Klem officiating. The family will be at Catholic Church of St. Mark from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday to greet family and friends. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date to be announced. The family suggests that memorials be made to either the Catholic Church of St. Mark, 1505 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, or the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513.

Martha A. Piper
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Martha Ann Piper, 62, died Nov. 10, 1999, in Chesapeake. She was born in Milton, W.Va., and was the widow of James Young Piper Jr.

Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Karen C. and Robert Thompson of Suffolk; a son and his wife, Nicholas J. and Linda Piper of Virginia Beach; and a brother, James Robert Everett of Milton, W.Va.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Evelyn J. Turner
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Evelyn Jones Turner, 84, the widow of Charles W. Turner, died Nov. 11, 1999.

She is survived by a brother, Bonny R. Jones Jr. and his wife, Martha, of Virginia Beach; a sister, Ruth Jones Reynolds of Norfolk; and many loving nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel by J. Tracy Bradshaw. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and family from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Lung Association.

Kathryn H. Venner
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Kathryn Hill Venner peacefully passed away in her sleep on Nov. 11, 1999. She was in her home of more than 50 years, surrounded by her seven children and her husband of 58 years, Dr. Robert B. Venner.

She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Dec. 2, 1916. Her parents were Dr. Christine Ericksen Hill and Dr. Chalmers Alexander Hill. She graduated from Lindenwood College in 1938 and was the only woman in her graduating class of The Medical College of the University of Nebraska in 1941. She interned at New York Hospital for Women and Children. She practiced medicine as a pedicatrician with her husband in Virginia Beach for more than 40 years. She was a past member of the Virginia Beach Medical Society, Virginia Beach Woman's Club, the Optimist Club and many other civic organizations.

She is survived by her husband, her seven children and their spouses, Mary Ann and Herman Schmidt, Amanda Jane and Michael Yoder, Robert Hill and Lisa Venner, Sally Elizabeth and Hughes Rhodes, William Hunter Venner, John Orlin and Melisa Walker Venner, and James Alexander Venner; 11 grandchildren, Edward O'Neal Yoder and his wife, Traci, William Hunter Schmidt, Michael Andrew Yoder, Robert Hughes Rhodes, Kathryn Christine Yoder, Elizabeth Hill Rhodes, Jeffery Lynn Venner, Jonathan Alexander Venner, Mathew Boswell Venner, David Ericksen Venner and Emily Kathryn Venner; and three great-grandchildren, Lelia O'Neal Yoder, Savannah Rose Yoder and Camille Grace Yoder. She is also survived by three nieces, one nephew and a sister-in-law, Martha Venner Holly, who all live out of the area.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Nimmo United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in her name to The Eastern Virginia Medical School. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

She was loved by all who knew her.

Oneida M. Chance
MELFA -- Oneida Mae ``Nita'' Chance, 82, died Nov. 12, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Edge Hill Cemetery, Accomac. Williams-Onancock Funeral Home is in charge.

Gladys M. Marshall
ATLANTIC -- Gladys M. Marshall, 98, passed away Nov. 12, 1999. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Atlantic Baptist Church. Fox Funeral Home, Temperanceville, is in charge.

Mary Woodhouse
PAINTER -- Mary Woodhouse, 90, died Nov. 10, 1999. A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Wharton Funeral Home, Accomac.

John W. Cole
POINT HARBOR -- John Walter Cole, 85, of the 200 block of Griggs Acres Dr., died Nov. 12, 1999. The body will be sent to Hilton Funeral Home in Barnesville, Md., for burial in Monocacy Cemetery at Beallsville. Twiford's Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.

Sarah C. Speller
ELIZABETH CITY -- Sarah Clark Speller, 43, died Nov. 8, 1999. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Hertford. Walson Funeral Home is in charge.

John A. Spencer
AULANDER -- John A. Spencer, 68, of Route 2, died Nov. 9, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Brown Memorial Chapel, Engelhard. Rowsom Funeral Home, Columbia, is in charge.

Marissa A. Winborne
HARRELLSVILLE -- Marissa Ann Winborne, 8-month-old child of Amy Winborne, died Nov. 12, 1999. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today in Winborne Family Cemetery near Harrellsville. Massey Funeral Home, Aulander, is in charge.

Eleanor M. Conway
NEWPORT NEWS -- Eleanor Menin Conway, 78, died Nov. 10, 1999, in Irvington, Va. She had been a resident of Newport News for 43 years.

She was an Episcopalian and had retired as a teacher from St. Stephen's Episcopal Church after 13 years of service. She graduated from James Madison College, now known as James Madison University, and had volunteered at St. Stephen's Church and Christopher Newport University. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to travel and believed that travel was an educational experience. When her husband, Jack, retired from Fort Eustis, they spent much of their time traveling around the world. Since 1989, she had planned a Christmas trip for her family so they could be together. One of the highlights was a trip for eight to Hawaii in 1997. She went to China with friends in 1996 and was able to go to Cancun with her family this past summer.

Mrs. Conway was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Robert Conway Sr.; a son, John Robert Conway Jr.; and her parents, Peter and Mary Langslow Menin.

Survivors include her daughter, Suzanne Conway Smith and her husband, Willard, of Deltaville; her son, Richard Stuart Conway and his wife, Rebecca, of Richmond; and three grandchildren, Ryan C. Smith, Michael P. and Brian T. Dodson.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today by the Rev. Marlowe Iverson at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park. Peninsula Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Fund, 372 Hiden Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606.

Veronica T. Reed
WILLIAMSBURG -- Veronica T. Reed, 72, died Nov. 11, 1999, at Williamsburg Community Hospital.

Born in Scranton, Pa., she had lived many years in Chesapeake before moving to Williamsburg eight years ago. She had been a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Chesapeake.

She is survived by her former husband, Larence Reed; nine children, Michael, Dennis, Randall, Roy, Gary, Robert, Patrick and James Reed, and Marisa Reed Newsome; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Bede Catholic Church with the Rev. Charles Fisher officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bucktrout Funeral Chapel from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Memorial gifts may be made to Catholic Charities.

Helen M. Burzyk
PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- Helen Marie Lee Burzyk died Nov. 11, 1999, following a short illness.

She was the devoted wife of Thaddeus ``Ted'' Burzyk of Plymouth for 43 years; a loving mother survived by her daughters, Carla Burzyk of Washington, D.C., Andrea Burzyk Holloway and her husband, John, of Norfolk, Stephanie Burzyk Walling and her husband, Robert, of Norfolk, Erica Burzyk and her fiance, Albert Arcand, of Warwick, R.I.; and a cherished grandmother of Andrew McCabe Holloway and Robert Forrest Holloway. She is also survived by many loving cousins and dear friends.

The funeral will be held at 9:15 a.m. Monday at Cartmell Funeral Home, Plymouth, followed by a funeral Mass at St. Peter's Church in Plymouth at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Donations in her memory may be made to the Mayflower II Restoration Fund c/o Plimoth Plantation, Sandwich St., Plymouth, MA 02360.

Gladys Coleman
NEW YORK CITY -- Gladys ``Sue'' Coleman, 75, died Nov. 3, 1999.

Born in Nansemond County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Reeves and Norris Wilson Reeves. Mrs. Coleman retired from the New York State Rent Control Department and was a former member of Diamond Grove Baptist Church, Suffolk.

Survivors include seven nieces; two nephews; and a host of grand- and great-grandnieces and -nephews, many other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Diamond Grove Baptist Church. Crocker Funeral Home is in charge.

Thomas L. Everett
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. -- Thomas Lawrence Everett, 82, formerly of Rutledge, Pa., died Nov. 11, 1999, at White Horse Village.

Born in Portsmouth, Mr. Everett resided in Rutledge, Pa., for 42 years before moving to White Horse Village in 1990. In his youth, Mr. Everett was an active member of the Boy Scouts. He was co-owner and partner with his brother-in-law, Lucas Sorzano, of Holiday Gardens Inc., a wholesale plant-growing business that they operated in Delaware and Chester counties for more than 35 years. Mr. Everett served three years as a cryptographer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in India and China during World War II.

Mr. Everett was an active golfer and member of Springhaven Club for 25 years. He also did extensive chair caning and refinishing since his retirement in 1982.

He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Ramona Sorzano Everett, in 1995, and is survived by a son, Thomas L. Everett Jr. of Aston, Pa.; two daughters, Ann Aldrich of Philadelphia and Ramona Koehler of Erie, Pa.; a sister, Mary Allen Pollard of Churchland, Va.; and three granddaughters.

Viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Rigby Harting & Hagan Funeral Home in Media, Pa. Service and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1534 McDaniel Drive, West Chester, PA 19380.


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