|Daniel Brown Holland
HEATHSVILLE-Daniel Brown Holland, 76, of Heathsville died February
1, 2002, at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital.
Mr. Holland was born in New York City, the son of Beulah Beatrice Brown
and Daniel Miller Holland, a Coca-Cola executive. He grew up in Illinois
and Texas before moving with his family to Washington, D.C. Following graduation
from The Sidwell Friends School, Mr. Holland enlisted in the U.S. Navy
and served during World War II. After attending George Washington University,
he worked in the printing industry in the Washington, D.C., area.
With retirement, he moved to the Northern Neck, where he was active
as a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and as a Heathsville Tavern
"Ranger." Of special meaning to him was his time spent with Reading Partners,
working with children at Northumberland Elementary School.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Holland; two daughters, Linda Jo Cooper
of Aurora, Co., and Susan Holland of Reedville; a sister, Martha Jo Fender
of Jacksonville, Fl.; three stepchildren, Anna Brennan of Ophelia, Claybrooke
Dean of Arlington and Hazen Dean of Round Hill, and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 7, at 2 p.m. at
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Heathsville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the
Reading Partners Program, Northumberland Elementary School, 737 Academic
Lane, Heathsville, 22473.
Alton Daniel Jewell
CALLAO-Alton Daniel Jewell, 80, of Callao died February 3, 2002.
Mr. Jewell was a member of Henderson United Methodist Church and a
50-year member of Heathsville Lodge No. 109 AF & AM.
He is survived by his wife, Lois T. Jewell; two sons and daughters-in-law,
Boyce W. and Mary P. Jewell of Tappahannock and Bryn N. and Nancy S. Jewell
of Callao, and four grandchildren, Wendy Jewell, B.W. Jewell II, Tracy
Jewell and Chris Jewell.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, February 5, at Henderson United
Methodist Church Cemetery in Hyacinth.
Memorials may be made to the Callao Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Mary Carter Dales
ANNAPOLIS, MD.-Mary Carter Dales, 78, of Annapolis, Md., died Thursday,
January 31, 2002.
Mrs. Dales was the daughter of Ray and Helen Carter.
She is survived by her husband, Philip Dales; four children, Philip
Dales III, Kathleen Baker, Patricia Orenstein and Victoria Cather; a son-in-law,
Bruce Orenstein; a sister, Anne Haberer; a brother, Wallace Carter, and
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 10,
at Morattico Baptist Church.
Margery Florence Raikes
IRVINGTON-Margery Florence Raikes, 104, died in her sleep Saturday,
February 2, 2002, at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury near Irvington.
Mrs. Raikes was previously a resident of Bethesda, Md., and moved to
RW-C in March of 2000.
She was born Margery Florence Wood in Yorkshire, England, on November
1, 1897. She worked as a VAD nurse during World War I and continued to
nurse until she married Robert Morgan Raikes on January 23, 1923, in Ormsby,
The couple then moved to Argentina where they owned and managed an
Estancia, or cattle ranch. In addition to her duties as a rancher's wife,
she also nursed neighboring ranchers, their wives and children when they
needed care and cared for sick or injured animals on the Estancia.
They retired in 1963 and returned to England where they lived until
1982, when they came to the United States to be near their only daughter
and her family. They lived in an apartment in Bethesda until Mr. Raikes's
death in 1995. They had been married 73 years.
She then moved to independent living at the Virginian retirement home
in Fairfax, and subsequently to the health care center at RW-C.
She is survived by a daughter, Rosemary Nothwanger of Weems and Bethesda;
two granddaughters, Caroline Teague of Vienna and Candace Gibson of San
Diego, Ca., and five great-grandchildren.
Eunice Marie Sharpley Hale
CALLAO-Eunice Marie Sharpley Hale, 55, of Callao died Saturday, February
Mrs. Hale was a waitress for The Tides Inn .
She was predeceased by her father, Stephen Sharpley, and mother, Egowena
She is survived by her husband, Roy A. Hale; a daughter and son-in-law,
Dawn M. and Todd Jewell of Farnham; three grandchildren, Matthew, Joshua
and Jacob Jewell; a sister, Laura Ann Sharpley of Irvington; three brothers,
John Tignor of Kilmarnock, Glenn Tignor of Irvington and Earl W. Tignor
of White Stone.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 5 at Jones-Ash Funeral
Home in Rainswood with pastor Ken Overby and Larry Schools officiating.
Interment was in Northern Neck Memorial Gardens in Callao. Pallbearers
were John Tignor, Glenn Tignor, Earl W. Tignor, Dennis Mundie, Cecil Schools
and Jeffrey Hale.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Richmond County
Chapter, c/o Hilda Bronner, P.O. Box 65, Haynesville, 22472.
Robert Lee Busby Jr.
CHARLOTTESVILLE-Robert Lee Busby Jr., 90, of Charlottesville died Sunday,
February 3, 2002.
Born November 13, 1911, in Urbanna, he was the son of the late Robert
L. and Mary Lucenia Marston Busby.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. A graduate of George
Washington University, he was retired from the Foreign Science and Technology
Center as a technical analyst. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America
and Ivy Creek United Methodist Church. He had a summer home on Fleets Bay.
Survivors include his wife, Doris V. Neale Busby; a daughter, Alice
Hope Busby Hopwood of Arlington; two sons, Robert L. Busby III of Gaithersburg,
Md., and Arthur Neale Busby of Auburn, Al., and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, February 6, at Ivy Creek
United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ronald Mills officiating. Interment
will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1490
Pantops Mountain Road, Charlottesville, 22911, or Boy Scouts of America,
c/o Stonewall Jackson Council, P.O. Box 813, Waynesboro, 22980.
LAKE CHARLES, LA.-Joseph Colombaro, 87, formerly of White Stone, died
on Monday, June 17, 2002.
He was born December 4, 1914, in Philadelphia, Pa., and after living
in White Stone retired to Lake Charles in 1991 with his wife, Nell.
"Mr. Joe" was known and respected by many, and his philosophy was to
be honest and mean what you say. He was a Nobel 32 (Brother in the Scottish
Rite of Freemasonry, S.J., USA).
He is survived by four daughters, Judge Billie Woodard of Louisiana,
Dr. Phyllis Colombaro of Maryland, and Geri Colombaro and Mrs. Mary Blackmoor,
both of Virginia, and his loyal dog, Libby.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of Southwest Louisiana
in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Colombaro.
Nell Norman Colombaro
LAKE CHARLES, LA.-Mrs. Nell Elizabeth Colombaro (nee Norman), 88, died
on Monday, June 17, 2002.
Born February 21, 1914, in Lynchburg, Tn., she and her husband lived
in White Stone before retirement in 1991 to Lake Charles.
Known as kind and generous, she is survived by four daughters, Judge
Billie Woodard of Louisiana, Dr. Phyllis Colombaro of Maryland, and Geri
Colombaro and Mary Blackmoor, both of Virginia, and her loyal dog, Duffy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of Southwest Louisiana
in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Colombaro.
Robert Gildea O'Hara Sr.
RICHMOND-Robert Gildea O'Hara Sr., 89, died June 11, 2002, at Chippenham
He was born October 18, 1912, in Washington, D.C.,
to Anna Boice O'Hara of Kingston, N.Y., and Walter P.T. O'Hara of Bedford,
Va., and County Galway, Ireland.
He graduated from Christchurch School and the Virginia Military Institute
Class of 1935. He was a member of the Columbia Masonic Lodge in Arlington.
Later he moved to Richmond in 1970, and was affiliated with Woodland Heights
Masonic Lodge No. 345, becoming a 50-year-plus member.
Mr. O'Hara was residential home builder in Arlington County and the
owner's representative for the construction of the Hermitage of Northern
Virginia and the Goodwin House Retirement homes in Alexandria.
During his retirement, he maintained a summer home near Locust Hill
in Middlesex County.
He is survived by his second wife of 38 years, Jo Ann Wicker O'Hara;
his children, Susan Boice O'Hara Christopher and her husband, Robert Glassell
Christopher, of Wicomico Church, Judge Robert G. O'Hara Jr. and his wife,
Marilyn Starr O'Hara, of Emporia, and Walter Waldo O'Hara and his wife,
Janet Kilby O'Hara, of Fairfax Station; six grandchildren, Robert G. Christopher
Jr. and his wife, Mary "Squiffy" Walker, of Richmond, Dr. Walter Waldo
O'Hara and his wife, Kelley McElroy O'Hara, of Jackson, Ms., Timothy Sean
O'Hara of Raleigh, N.C., Warren Patrick O'Hara and his wife, Melissa Woodrum
O'Hara, of Leesburg, Robert Gildea O'Hara III of Morgantown, W.Va., and
Susan Virginia "Ginny" O'Hara of Denver, Co.; six great-grandchildren,
and numerous other family members.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Susan Waldo O'Hara, the
mother of his children, and a brother, Col. Lewis Boice O'Hara.
A memorial service was held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Saturday,
June 15, conducted by the Rev. Canon Robert G. Hetherington. Interment
will be held at a later date at Columbia Gardens, Arlington, Va.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal
Church, 815 Grace St., Richmond, 23219; the VMI Foundation, P.O. Box 932,
Lexington, 24450; Christchurch School, Christchurch, 23031, or Christ Church
Episcopal church, Christchurch.
Thomas Edison Sanders
WEEMS-Thomas Edison "Big Boy" Sanders, 84, of Weems died Tuesday, June
Mr. Sanders was one of eight children born to the late Rev. Thomas
H. Sanders and Josephine Green Sanders.
He joined Sharon Baptist Church as a young child and later became a
trustee, serving in that capacity for over 50 years.
He was educated in Lancaster County public schools, where he met his
future wife, Clara Henderson. Shortly after their marriage, he was drafted
into the U.S. Army and served honorably in World War II.
He worked as a waterman until his retirement in 1982.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Rueben, Carroll and Willie; three
sisters, Louise, Josephine and Elsie; three infant children; a grandson,
Jason, and Jason's mother, Gracie Sanders.
He is survived by his wife, Clara; two daughters, Phyllis and Marlon;
two sons, Edison and Donald; seven grandchildren, Sharon, Vincenz, Dawn,
Tiffany, D.J., Kendall and Allison; three great-grandsons, DaVante, Darrian
and DaMarcus; a great-granddaughter, Alesha; a sister, Hazel Hodge; two
brothers-in-law, Fred Smith and Lawrence Hodge; a sister-in-law, Annabelle
Sanders; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Sanders; a son-in-law, Jesse Savoy
Jr., and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, at Sharon Baptist Church
in Weems with the Rev. Rodney Waller officiating. Interment was in the
church cemetery. Pallbearers were Pernell Waddy, Ronald Carter, Tyrone
Davis and Stanley Fauntleroy.
Jon Christian Peterson
WICOMICO CHURCH-Jon Christian Peterson of Wicomico Church, died at
St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond on June 11, 2002, after a battle with renal
Mr. Peterson was the son of the late Louis H. Peterson and Mary L.
Grubbs of Winter Park, Fl. He received a degree in business from Washington
and Lee University in Lexington, Class of 1961.
He was president of Peterson Broadcasting, Primary Media and Peterson
Outdoor Advertising and was a founding director of Southern Community Bank
of Central Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Peterson of Wicomico Church; a son
and daughter-in-law, Chris and Wendi Peterson and their children, Hannah,
J.C., Cori, Shelby and Jake; a daughter and son-in-law, Tamra and Bill
Leary, and their children, Alicia and Trina; a daughter and son-in-law,
Karen and Scott Wise, and their children, Kaleb and Carolyn, all of Winter
Funeral services were held at Kilmarnock Baptist Church on Saturday,
June 15, with interment at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kilmarnock Baptist
Church Renovation Fund, 65 East Church Street, Kilmarnock, 22482, or to
the Dr. James F. Holland Research Foundation, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine,
5 East 98th Street, 14th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10029-6574.
Marjorie G. Wood
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.-Marjorie G. Wood, 80, of Hilton Head Island,
S.C., died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at her home.
Born in Stamford, Ct., she is the daughter of the late Russell R. and
Marjorie Shannon Gore.
She moved to Hilton Head Island in 1999 from Irvington.
Mrs. Wood is survived by her son, Martin D. Wood Jr. of Denver, Co.
Services will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Marjorie G. and Martin D. Wood Athletic
Training Room Fund, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, Ct.,
The Island Funeral Home and Crematory, Hilton Head Island, S.C., is
in charge of arrangements; phone 843-681-4400.
Mary Blackwell Hudnall
HEATHSVILLE-Mary Blackwell Hudnall, 101, of Heathsville died Monday,
June 10, 2002.
Mrs. Hudnall was the widow of James Snowden Hudnall, a member of Fairfields
Baptist Church and a retired instructor of nursing.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carolina H. and Robert
J. Manning of Davidson, N.C.; three grandchildren, Laura Manning Riley,
Mary Alice Manning and John Snowden Manning, and a great-grandson, James
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 13, at Fairfields Baptist
Church in Burgess with Rev. John E. Houghton officiating. Interment was
in Roseland Cemetery in Reedville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairfields Baptist Church, Burgess,
22432, or Mid-County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 355, Heathsville, 22473.
Richard Cleveland Hinson
WICOMICO CHURCH-Richard Cleveland Hinson, 68, of Wicomico Church, died
Sunday, June 16, 2002.
Mr. Hinson was a member of Fairport Baptist Church and a retired linesman
with the GTE Phone Company.
He was predeceased by a son, Donald A. Hinson, and a brother, Ralph
He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann C. Hinson; three children, Richard
T. Hinson of Richmond, Alan K. Hinson of Kilmarnock and Sheri H. George
of White Stone; three stepchildren, William Frederick "Derick" Deitz IV
of Wicomico Church, Bruce A. Pflugradt and Susan P. Jett, both of Lancaster,
11 grandchildren; an aunt, Audrey V. Hinson of White Stone; three brothers,
Dan Hinson of Kilmarnock, Dave Hinson and Alex Umphlet, both of White Stone,
and his pet, Wrinkles.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 19, at the Currie Funeral
Home in Kilmarnock with interment in White Stone United Methodist Church
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Ruth E.C. Hackett
KINSALE-Ruth Ella Campbell Hackett, 69, died August 10, 2002, at Prince
George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md.
Mrs. Hackett was the widow of John A. Hackett and a former Scovill
Corp. employee in Montross.
She was born August 22, 1932, to Daniel and Mary Campbell. She married
John Hackett in July 1948.
She joined Zion Baptist Church in Tucker Hill, where she served as
a Sunday school teacher, choir member and in the missionary society. She
also was a volunteer at Warsaw Health Care Center.
She was educated in Westmoreland County public schools and obtained
She was predeceased by three brothers, Theodore, James and Harvey Campbell;
a sister, Myrtle Fauntleroy; a granddaughter, Shareka L. Hackett, and a
grandson, Herman L. Hackett Jr.
She is survived by six sons and five daughters-in-law, John W. and
Jessie Hackett of Davidsonville, Md., Herman L. and Eleanor Hackett of
Goldsboro, N.C., Moses A. and Maxine Hackett of Montross, Mark L. and Sylvia
Hackett of Raleigh, N.C., Gerald A. and Amy Hackett of Kinsale, and David
O. Hackett of Durham, N.C.: a daughter, Dorothy Smith of Richmond; many
grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert, Martin and
Floyd Campbell; two brothers-in-law, Garland and Jessie Hackett; many nieces
and nephews, and two special friends, Beulah Lewis and Margaret Crabbe.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 17, at Zion Baptist Church
in Tucker Hill. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Roberta R. Jett
LANCASTER-Roberta Rosser Jett, 60, of Lancaster died Thursday, August
Mrs. Jett worked in the Lancaster High School cafeteria for over 15
years. She enjoyed gardening and caring for animals, was a devoted wife
and imparted her work ethic to her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Kenneth E. Jett; two daughters
and a son-in-law, Rhonda Lynne Jett and Michael Grisius of Vienna, and
Roxanna Lea Jett of Arlington; three grandchildren, Nicholas Ryan, Nathan
Riley and Mary Katherine Grisius, all of Vienna; a sister, Connie Rosser
Wilson of Evington; three brothers, Edward Wayne Rosser of Rustburg and
Christopher and Randy Rosser, both of Lynchburg, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 17, at Currie Funeral Home
in Kilmarnock with interment in the St. Mary's Whitechapel Episcopal Church
Cemetery in Lively. The Rev. Scott West officiated, assisted by the Rev.
Mark Townsend. Pallbearers were William Acors, Craig Giese, Henry Jett,
Linwood Smith, Donny Tyree, J.R. Wilkins, Randy Wilkins and Norman Williams.
Memorials may be made to the Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Nancy Jane Ryan
MOLLUSK-Nancy Jane Ryan died at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury
on Wednesday, August 14, 2002.
Ms. Ryan was born February 20, 1932, at Nassau Hospital in Mineola,
N.Y. She was the second daughter of Lucy T. and John S. Ryan.
She graduated from Hempstead High School in 1950 and was employed at
Grumman Industries for several years as a commercial illustrator. She also
painted watercolors and portraits.
She became a licensed practical nurse in Presque Isle, Maine, in 1958
and received a diploma as a registered nurse from Central Maine General
Hospital in Lewiston in 1965. She then returned to Long Island, where she
practiced nursing for the next 30 years, 23 of them at John T. Mather Memorial
Hospital in Port Jefferson where she was a strong patient advocate and
became head nurse.
She also volunteered as the primary advisor for the Candy Stripers
at J.T. Mather Hospital and was responsible for their training, placement
She was dedicated to her work, held her staff to high standards, gave
them much autonomy, and was directly and indirectly responsible for many
staff members achieving higher education. She gained the respect of many
physicians. Returning patients often requested her unit.
She moved to Mollusk in 1988 and practiced and taught nursing until
she retired in 1997.
She was director of nursing at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury
from November of 1988 to November of 1990.
She was adjunct clinical instructor for the licensed practical nurse
program at Rappahannock Community College in Glenns from 1990 to 1993 and
for the spring semester of 1998. From March 1992 to May 1997, she also
worked at Rappahannock General Hospital, Warsaw Health Center and Tappahannock
She was an avid sailor and came to Virginia to be able to sail ten
months a year and avoid shoveling snow. She also loved animals and over
the years had half a dozen wire-haired fox terriers and a hound she had
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Donald
Tiebout of Ohio; three nieces, Sandy Caney of Ohio, Jan Mize of Virginia
and Cindy Perry of Florida; seven great-nephews; two great-great-nephews,
and many friends.
A memorial gathering was held Sunday, August 18, at Currie Funeral
Home in Kilmarnock.
A graveside service will be held at Greenfield Cemetery in Hempstead,
N.Y., on Saturday, August 24, at 1 p.m.
The family thanks those who provided her with excellent care during
her last days at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury.
Atwell Franklin Booth
KILMARNOCK-Atwell Franklin Booth, 82, a resident of the Lancashire
Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Kilmarnock, died on Tuesday,
August 20, 2002.
Mr. Booth was a life-time resident of Glebe Point on the Great Wicomico
River until his failing health within recent months forced him to move
to the Lancashire.
He was born on November 27, 1919, in Northumberland County.
Mr. Booth was the owner of Booth Trucking Company, which operated a
fleet of trucks between Northumberland County and the cities of Baltimore
and Washington in the 1940's and 50's. Later he worked, until his retirement,
for the Virginia Department of Transportation as a bridge tender on the
Tipers Bridge crossing the Great Wicomico River at Glebe Point.
Mr. Booth was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Fannie Lee Haynie
Booth, and by his second wife, Virginia McNeal Booth.
He is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Booth Robertson; a brother and
sister-in-law, A. Jackson Booth and Jean Booth, and several nieces, nephews,
cousins and a host of extended family and friends.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 22,
at the Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock by the Reverends Marion Paul White,
pastor of Fairfields United Methodist Church in Burgess, and Bryan McClain,
pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church near Lively. Burial will follow
in Bethel Church cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the funeral
home one hour previous to the service.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Northumberland County Volunteer
Rescue Squad or the American Cancer Society.
Dorothy E. B. Crowther
IRVINGTON-Dorothy Elise Bray Crowther, 87, a resident of Rappahannock
Westminster-Canterbury near Irvington died Tuesday, August 13, 2002.
Mrs. Crowther was the widow of Arthur Raymond Crowther Sr., a member
of Corinth United Methodist Church and past president of Northumberland
County Women's Club.
She is survived by a son, Arthur R. Crowther Jr. of Heathsville; a
daughter, Dorothy Lee Crowther Fields, widow of Julian Gasper Fields, of
Bryantown, Md.; two grandchildren and a granddaughter-in-law, Brenda Michele
Fields Hartmeyer and Julian Gregory Fields and Darla Morgan Fields; 15-great-grandchildren;
a sister and brother-in-law, Gladys Bray and Jack Beaulieu of Callao; a
sister-in-law, Margaret Crowther and her husband, Bill Martino, of Callao.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 17, at Jones-Ash Funeral
Home in Rainswood with Rev. Lee Farmer officiating. Interment was in Corinth
Cemetery in Heathsville. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Geneva W. Brown
WARSAW-Geneva Waterfield Brown, 84, of Warsaw died Tuesday, August
Mrs. Brown was the widow of Thomas E. Brown Sr. and a member of the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Tappahannock.
She was predeceased by a great-grandchild.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Edward Brown Jr.
and Betty Brown of Warsaw; three daughters and a son-in-law, Princess B.
Vicik of Warsaw, Shirley B. and Julian Wyatt of Tappahannock and Gene B.
Lowery of Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren,
and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held in the chapel of Welch-Marks Funeral Home
in Richmond on Friday, August 16, with Calvin F. Harris officiating. Interment
was in the Brown Family Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Kingdom Hall Building Fund, c/o Wayne
Levere, 5088 Sharps Road, Warsaw, 22572.
Leonard A. Jones
CALLAO-Leonard Albert "Buzzy" Jones, 72, of Callao died Saturday, August
Mr. Jones was pre-deceased by his parents, Leslie and Virgie Jones.
He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Beulah and Charles Mahan
of Callao; a brother and sister-in-law, Lewis Robert "Bob" Jones and Lois
Jones of Stratford Harbor, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 19, at the Jones-Ash Funeral
Home in Rainswood with Rev. Kevin Moen officiating. Interment was in Bethany
Baptist Church Cemetery in Callao. Pallbearers were Clem Wilkins, Harold
Ray Wilkins, James Lackey, Doulin Wilkins, Ferman "Rosy" Fallin, Edward
Brann and James Headley.
Memorials may be made to the Animal Welfare League, P.O. Box 975, White
Pearle L. B. Dungan
MONTROSS-Pearl Lee Bradshaw Dungan, 66, of Montross, died on Saturday,
August 17, 2002.
Mrs. Dungan was a member of Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church.
She served as president of the United Methodist Women and held other church
She was a child care provider and a retired bookkeeper for Dungan Freight
She is survived by her husband, G. Bernard Dungan; a son, George Dungan
III of Norfolk; a daughter, Mary E. Dungan of Fountain Inn, S.C.; two brothers,
Edwin F. Bradshaw of Norwalk, Ca., and Cecil Bradshaw, and two sisters,
Marie Mitchell of Montross and Emmarene Kirby of Charlottesville.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 20, at Andrew Chapel United
Methodist Church in Montross. The Rev. J. Charles Dameron and the Rev.
William Burrus officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers
were Wallace McGinness, Les Sisson, Tommy Vanlandingham, Jimmy Mitchell,
Jack Thomas, Carcy Hall and Bill Waughtel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Andrew Chapel Church Cemetery
Fund, c/o Mrs. John M. Branson, P.O. Box 574, Montross, 22520, or the Oncology
Center, c/o Rappahannock General Hospital, P.O. Box 1149, Kilmarnock, 22482.
Thomas L. Berry
REEDVILLE-Thomas Lee Berry, 71, of Reedville died Wednesday, August
Mr. Berry was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Reedville
and the Fairfields Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He was a retired
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Thorne Smith Berry; a stepson,
Robert Smith of Reedville; a granddaughter, April Smith Wojtach of White
Stone, and three grandsons, Matthew S. Smith, Patrick H. Smith and Douglas
B. Smith, all of Reedville.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 16, at Jones-Ash Funeral
Home in Rainswood with Rev. Dr. Donna M. McEwan officiating and assisted
by Ben Stultz. Interment was in Roseland Cemetery in Reedville. Pallbearers
were Tommy Williams, Matthew Smith, Patrick Smith, Brian Wojtach, Dave
Chiles and George Butler.
Memorials may be made to Parkinson's Foundation or Northumberland Rescue
Memorial service set for David W. Hayes
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, for
David Wallace Hayes, 87, of Weems, who died October 9, 2002.
The service will be held in the chapel of Grace Episcopal Church in
Kilmarnock with the Rev. Hugh C. White III officiating.
Katharine Vanlandingham Andrews
BURGESS-Katharine Vanland-ingham Andrews, 83, of Burgess died Tuesday,
October 22, 2002.
Mrs. Andrews was the widow of Dallas Andrews, a member of Smithland
Baptist Church and a nurse for the Army during the Korean Conflict.
She is survived by two sisters, Verdella Hamilton of Pamplin and Linda
Eppard of Maryland; two sisters-in-law, Esther Vanlandingham of Heathsville
and Ann Vanlandingham of Arlington, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 25, at Smithland Baptist
Church in Heathsville with Rev. Sam Pittman, Rev. Roland Grenouillou, and
Rev. Lee Scripture officiating. Interment was in Smithland Baptist Church
Cemetery in Heathsville. Pallbearers were Bill Hamilton, Wirt Hamilton,
Brian Hamilton, Charles Fones, Jr. Eppard, Oscar Ray Vanlandingham, Leew
Stakes and Ralph Vanlandingham.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Virginia Division,
P.O. Box 6359, Glen Allen, 23058.
Edna C. Boyle
KILMARNOCK-Edna Coles Boyle, 83, of Kilmarnock died Tuesday, October
Mrs. Boyle was born to Lucius Harding Coles and Ina Conway Coles in
Ditchley on January 24, 1919.
She was a resident of Richmond from 1940 to 1955.
Her first husband, Leon Bonner Jr. and her second husband, Allan John
Boyle, pre-deceased her.
She is survived by a daughter and son--in-law, Susan Bonner Brent and
Lester H. Brent Jr. of Kilmarnock; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law,
Katherine J. and Jeffrey Onder of Midlothian and Leslie B. and Thomas Gilmore
of Herndon; four great-grandchildren, Taylor Onder, Caroline Onder, Alex
Gilmore and Carey Gilmore; two stepdaughters, Carole Ruble of Roanoke and
Sharon Pehl of Texas, and their children and grandchildren; a nephew and
spouse, Kenneth Bradshaw Price, and his wife, Suzanne, of Summerville,
S.C., and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Bonner Andrews of Midlothian.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 26, at Currie Funeral
Home in Kilmarnock with Rev. Bill Sigler and Rev. Mary Dell Sigler officiating.
Interment was in Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery in Kilmarnock. Pallbearers
were Stuart Revere, Carroll Whay, Pete Conway, Tommy Bonner, Emerson Russell
and Ryland Gaskins.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made
to the Medical/Surgical Unit of Rappahannock General Hospital, P.O. Box
1449, Kilmarnock, 22482, or to one's favorite charity.
James V. Clark Jr
WARSAW-James Vincent Clark Jr., 78, of Warsaw died on Sunday, October
Mr. Clark was the widower of Hilda Bradshaw Clark, a member of Totuskey
Baptist Church and a retired truck driver for Shoosmith Brothers Construction.
He is survived by a brother, Weston Clark of Highland Springs; a sister,
Virginia C. Allison of Warsaw, and many nieces and nephews, of whom he
was very close to Bobby Allison, Ann Balderson and Mary Lou Beasley.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, October 29, at the Welch-Marks
Funeral Chapel in Warsaw, with interment in Totuskey Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Totuskey Cemetery Fund, c/o
Grayson L. Smith, 152 Smithville Lane, Warsaw, 22572, or Richmond County
Rescue Squad, Box 55, Warsaw, 22572.
E. Bartlett Haynie
REEDVILLE-Edward Bartlett "Captain Spider" Haynie, 89, of Reedville
died Tuesday, October 22, 2002.
Mr. Haynie was the widower of Dorothy Deihl Haynie and a retired menhaden
fish boat captain.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John E. and Susan
Haynie of Reedville, William H. and Shirley Haynie of Mechanicsville; a
daughter, Dorothy H. Bush of Camillus, N.Y.; nine grandchildren, and nine
Funeral services were held Friday, October 25, at the Currie Funeral
Home in Kilmarnock with Rev. Dr. Donna McEwan officiating. Interment was
in Roseland Cemetery in Reedville. Pallbearers were Harold "Teenie" Deihl,
George Deihl Sr., George Henry Deihl Jr., Stuart Deihl, Irvin "Bucky" Deihl,
Thomas Williams, Curtis Smith and Herbert Bray.
Memorials may be made to Northumberland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1, Reedville,
or Fairfields Volunteer Fire Department, Reedville, 22539.
Harold Evan Lawyer
MORATTICO-Harold Evan Lawyer, 80, of Morattico died Sunday, October
27, 2002. Mr. Lawyer was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and spent his
youth in Chrisman, Il. He was a Marine Corps World War II veteran, serving
with the Fourth Marine Division and took part in the invasion of Iwo Jima.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Naomi Oliver Lawyer; two sons
and a daughter-in-law, Victor Lawyer and Bruce and Margaret Lawyer, all
of Lancaster County; a daughter and son-in-law, Valerie and Mark Hopkins
of Hanover; four grandchildren; a brother, Robert Lawyer of Austin, In.,
and a sister, Gladys Vaughan of Cincinnati, Oh.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 29, at Currie Funeral Home
in Kilmarnock with Rev. Frank Schwall officiating. Interment was in Corrottoman
Baptist Church Cemetery in Ottoman. Pallbearers were Eugene Walker, Bob
Kennedy, Barry Seaver, Calvin Lewis, Jim Wight, Walter Harcum, George Shelton
and Ed Pittman.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Corrottoman
Baptist Church scholarship fund.
Robert L. Phillips
CALLAO-Robert L. Phillips, 75, of Callao died Tuesday, October 15,
Mr. Phillips served in the Navy for many years and fought in both World
War II and the Korean War.
He was predeceased by a sister, Nora Mae Westbrooke.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Virginia A. Phillips; three
stepchildren, Cynthia Dunn of Callao, Robert R. Gallahan Jr. of King George
and Debra D. Exline of Hawaii; two brothers, Thomas D. Phillips of Alexandria,
La., and Truett L. Phillips of Shreveport, La.; three sisters, Barbara
A. Osborne of Fortworth, Tx., Trudie I. Moore of Ellijay, Ga., and Lennie
M. Patton of Montana; a stepfather, Albert F. McCarthy of Callao, and seven
Graveside services were held Thursday, October 17, at Northern Neck
Memorial Gardens with Rev. Terry Pasco officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Northumberland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box
1, Reedville, 22539.
John R. Reuling
WHITE STONE-John Rudolph Reuling, 89, of White Stone died Saturday,
September 21, 2002.
Mr. Reuling was retired vice president and treasurer of Pemco Corporation
in Baltimore, Md.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Suyama.
He is survived by his wife, Louise B. Reuling; two daughters, Jane
Clickner of Baltimore and Katherine Sheehan of Fayetteville, N.C.; four
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and a brother, Raymond Reuling
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 9,
at St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church in Kilmarnock with Father James
Bruse officiating. Interment will be in White Stone Baptist Church Cemetery.
Beatrice B. Wright
FARNHAM-Beatrice Barnes "Bea" Wright, 69, of Farnham died Saturday,
October 26, 2002.
Mrs. Wright was the widow of Russell P. Wright, a member of Ebenezer
Methodist Church, a member of the Eastern Star, Betty Lewis Chapter 107
and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
She retired from Westmoreland County Social Services after 23 years.
She was predeceased by eight brothers and a sister.
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Annette B. Szourou
and Kim J. Szourou of Richmond; 13 nieces and nephews, and four sisters-in-law.
Graveside services were held Monday, October 28, at St. Mary's White
Chapel Episcopal Church Cemetery in Lancaster with Rev. R. E. Layne officiating.
Memorials may be made to any animal shelter of one's choice.
Allen Jerome "Buzz" Yerby Jr.
HEATHSVILLE-Allen Jerome "Buzz" Yerby Jr., 51, died Monday, October
Mr. Yerby was born November 14, 1951, in Baltimore to Effie and Allen
Yerby. He attended Northumberland County public schools and joined Mt.
Olive Baptist Church at an early age. He later became a member of Morning
Star Baptist Church, where his wife attended.
He married the former Theresa E. Thompson on November 15, 1986.
He worked in the menhaden fishing industry and later with Hyman Construction.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa; his mother, Effie B. Yerby; six
sons, Bryan and Tyrus Yerby of White Stone, and James, Thomas, Cornell
and Rodney, all of Lancaster; three daughters-in-law, Nanette, Stacy and
Teakea; three sisters, Emilyne, Linda and Chantay of Maryland; five brothers,
Melvin of Baltimore, Gregory of Kentucky, Scottie of Florida, and James
and Tracy of Alabama; 12 sisters-in-law, Mary, Paula, Debbie, Maxine, Jane,
Francine, Phyllis, Pamela, Wanda, Sheila, Shirley and Barbara; eight brothers-in-law,
Isaac Jr., John, Ronnie, Burnice, Norris, Frank, James and Terry; his mother-in-law,
Della Butler; 19 grandchildren; special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wilson,
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Dameron, Cindy Kelly, LaTonya Bromley, James Long, Denise
Williams and Yolanda Thompson, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces,
nephews and other friends.
A funeral service was held Saturday, October 26, at Morning Star Baptist
Church in Heathsville with the Rev. Walker Wilson officiating. Interment
was in the church cemetery.