Miscellaneous Richmond County, Virginia Obituaries

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Published Thursday, February 06, 1997

ADELANSKI
Morton (Scootch) Adelanski, 84, lifetime resident of Richmond and long time employee of Markow Florist. He is survived by four sisters, Hilda Feldman, Anne Chernack, Jeanette Shore and Mary Ann Landin and brother-in-law, Eugene Landin; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Beth El Section of Forest Lawn. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Beth Sholom Home of Richmond. 

ALLEN
Jimmy Nathan Allen, age 59, died February 4, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Mae Prince Allen of Emporia; two sons, Babe Allen and David Allen, both of Wilson, N.C.; four sisters, Maude Braswell and Nellie Reekes, both of Emporia, Earline Ussery of Ebony and Mable Poll of Bumpass, Va; three brothers, Raymond Allen, Peter (James) Allen and Bubba (William) Allen, all of Emporia; two grandchildren; Brian and Brett. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday at the Echols Funeral Home Chapel, Emporia, with interment in the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, Emporia. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home. 

ANDERSON
Iner C. Anderson Jr., 78, of Richmond, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Agnes E. Anderson; three sons, Iner C. Anderson III, Bobby J. Anderson and Chris L. Anderson; two daugh ters, Marie Proffitt and Inez Taylor; three brothers, Clarence, Laury and Franklin Anderson; two sisters, Marie Patrick and Darling Yearly; nine grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Thursday, and where funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

BAILEY
Died February 4, 1997, Mrs. Katie B. Bailey of 1805 Hechler St. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. 

BAKER
Dorothy G. Baker of Louisa, VA., died February 5, 1997. She was born March 14, 1900, daughter of the late Richard L. and Carrie Goodwin Baker. She was a retired Teller and Assistant Manager of Jefferson Na tional Bank in Mineral, VA. and a member of Gold Mine Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Ralph G., William T., W. Frank, Richard L. Jr., and J. Boxley Baker; four sisters, Carrie B. Estes, Ethel B. Goodwin, Marjorie B. Vaughan, and Fannie B. Green. She is survived by a brother, A. Ellis Baker and a sister, Elizabeth B. Burruss both of Louisa. Her survivors also include 18 nieces and nephews, 35 great-nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa, at 2 p.m. Friday, February 7. Family will kindly assemble at Woodward Funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to Gold Mine Baptist Church, Gold Mine Rd. Louisa, VA. 23093. Rev. Perry Clore will conduct funeral service. 

BRADBY
Sanford H. Bradby Jr. (Big Boy) of Charles City, departed this life February 5, 1997 at his residence in Hopewell. Surviving are his mother, Lillian C. Bradby; three sisters, Joyce A. Bradby, Ella N. Bradby and Janet Brown, all of Charles City; one brother-in-law, Claude P. Brown Sr.; six uncles; two aunts; and other relatives. A funeral will be held Saturday, 1 p.m. February 8, 1997 at Gilfield Baptist Church, Charles City, Rev. David Keaton officiating. Arrangements by Turner-Bland Funeral Home, Hopewell. 

CARRINGTON
Departed this life, February 2, 1997, Mrs. Thelma B. Carrington, formerly of "O" St. She is survived by four sisters, Mary B. Jones, Nancy B. Henry, Edith B. Epps and Helen B. Gary; nieces, nephews, cousins; three sisters-in-law; other relatives and friends. Reposing at the Scott- Lightfoot Funeral Home, 3021 N St., where funeral services will be held Friday 1 p.m. Dr. Stephen Hewlett officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

CARSLEY
Walter O. "Buddy" Carsley, 73, of Chase City widower of Hester Carsley, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997. He was a retired farmer and a member of Salem Christian Church. He is survived by two sons, Bobby Carsley, Spotsylvania and Kermit Thompson, Chase City and three grandchildren. Friends may call at Wood Funeral Service, Chase City, 7 to 8:30 tonight. Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday at Salem Christian Church Cemetery with Rev. Doug Gard officiating. 

CHAMBERS
Died February 5, 1997, Deaconess Audrey E. Chambers of 700 Freeman Rd. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Avenue. 

CLINTON
Catherine Twisdale Clinton of Richmond, widow of Harley J. Clinton, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997. She is survived by three sisters, Virginia T. Marcaurel of Norfolk, Marion T. Mount of Virginia Beach and Norma T. Richardson of Richmond; one brother, Harvey E. Twisdale of Mt. Dora, Fla.; two nieces, Jerry Richardson Halsey and Terry Richardson Wagoner; and one nephew, John L. Twisdale all of Richmond. The fami ly will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, February 7 in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Va. 

CUNNINGHAM
Departed this life Wednesday, February 5, 1997, Mrs. Minerva C. Cunningham, 1506 Decatur St. Remains rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 19th and Hull Sts. Funeral notice later. 

EPPS
Ms. Ruby Carol Epps of Richmond, died February 4, 1997. She is cherished in memory by her son, Bernard W. Rucker; grandchildren, Bernard W. Jr. and Shaun W. Rucker; mother, Martha E. Epps; sisters, Judith L. Browne of N.Y. and June E. Tucker of Richmond; brothers; Matthew H. Epps Jr. of Richmond and William T. Epps of Orlando, Fla.; brother-in-law, James E. Tucker Jr.; several loving nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends; one special neighbor and friend, Mabel C. Ball. Her remains rest at the W.S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home. After 10 a.m. Friday, her remains will rest at Second Bap tist Church, Randolph and Idlewood Ave., where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Dr. James H. Harris Sr. officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. 

FOGEL
Sam Fogel, 83, of Richmond, died Tuesday, February 3, 1997. He is survived by his daughter and son-in- law, Myrna Fogel Lynn and Irwin Lynn; son and daughter-in-law, Isaac Fogel and Jo Benson Fogel, Potomac, MD; seven grandchildren, Alan and Bruce Schonfeld both of California, Marci El-Baba, Northern, VA, Adrian, Dana, Marc and Stacy Fogel, Potomac, MD; four great-grandchildren, Courtney and Tori Schonfeld, Leyla and Camile El-Baba. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday (today), in Beth El Cemetery Chapel, Forest Lawn. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Beth Sholom Home. 

GRADY
Lillie C. Grady, 88, formerly of Wooster, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Dalton. Services will be Saturday 2 p.m. at Woody Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond, Va. on Saturday. She was born October 3, 1908 in Jones County, N.C. to W.W. and Sophia (Jarman) Combs. She married Jack C. Grady, June 18, 1929. He died in 1982. She moved to Richmond in 1946 where she worked for Liggett and Myers, Inc. for 25 years, retiring in 1971. She enjoyed crocheting and embroidering. Surviving is a son, Jack C. Grady Jr. of Navarre; two grandchildren, Steven Grady of Santa Cruz, Calif. and Melinda Grady of Cincinnati; a sister, Blanch Hathaway of Pollocksville, N.C.; brothers, Bradford Combs of Columbia, S.C. and Spencer Combs of Wilmington, N.C.; a son, Cecil Grady and brothers, Woodrow, Thomas, Horace, Robert and Dan Combs died previously. 

GRIGG
Helen Webb Grigg of Richmond, widow of Austin E. Grigg, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth C. and Virginia H. Grigg; two grandsons, Andrew S. Grigg and Matthew A. Grigg; a sister, Bessie W. Bowman; nephew, Dr. Leslie S. Webb Jr. and family, all of Richmond. Mrs. Grigg was a member of River Road Church, Baptist, and the Tuckahoe Woman's Club. Remains rest at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Broad St. Rd., where the family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, February 6, at River Road Church, Baptist. Interment in Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn. 

HARDING
Mr. Myrtle "Myrt" James Harding, age 90 of Richmond, died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. He is survived by two sons, William A. Harding and James R. Harding of Tennessee; one brother, Raymond Harding; one sister, Gerline Jenkins; six grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Mr. Harding was retired from American Tobacco Co. His remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave. where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

HARRIS
Richard S. Harris of Richmond died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. He is survived by his brother Ernest A. Harris; his niece, Jean Kromm; and his friend, Pat Carpenter. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Maury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Fund. 

HEAD
On February 2, 1997, James E. Head Sr. of Elkridge, Maryland. Beloved husband of Iola C. Head (Nee Covington); devoted father of Esther V. Merson, Patricia G. Williams of California; J. Edward Head Jr. and Jeffrey N. Head; loving brother of Esther Westra of Michigan, Lucy Trimm of Virginia and Marge Grahek of Illinois; also survived by 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services in the Melville Chapel United Methodist Church on Thursday, February 6, at 10 a.m. The Reverend Dr. Neva Leatherwood officiating. Interment to follow in Meadowridge Memorial Park. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations, in Mr. Head's name be made to the Melville Chapel United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, c/o Mrs. Dorothy Smith, 5806 Hunt Club Road, Elkridge, MD 21227. Arrangements by the Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home of Elkridge, Inc. 410/796-8024 

HORNE
Mary F. Horne, 85, of Richmond, died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. She was a resident of Kensington Gardens. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susan R. and Rodney L. Propps; her son, Lymon L. Horne; four grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. Remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Pioneer Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Henrico Volunteer Rescue Squad. 

IPSON
Israel Ipson of Richmond, born March 15, 1911, in Kaunas, Lithu- ania, Holocaust survivor and philan- thropist, died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Edna B. Ipson; his son, Jay M. Ipson; daughter-in-law, Eleanor G. Ipson; 3 grandchildren, Edith, Ronny and Esther; 4 great-grandchildren, all of Richmond. In lieu of flowers, it would have been his wish that contributions be made to the Virginia Holocaust Museum, to which he was an advisor, 213 Roseneath Rd., Richmond, Va. 23221. Funeral services will be held Thursday (today) at 12 noon in Temple Beth El, 3330 Grove Ave. Interment Beth El Cemetery. 

JACKSON
Mrs. Ethel N. Jackson, widow of James E. "Buck" Jackson, departed this life February 4, 1997. The staff of the W.S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home is serving her family. 

JOHNSON
Darryl Johnson deparated this life February 5, 1997 at Johnston-Willis Hospital. Remains rest at the Crawley Funeral Home, 3810 Meadowbridge Rd. Funeral notice later. 

JOHNSON
Edward Dale Johnson, age 59, of Mechanicsville, died February 4, 1997. Survived by two sons, Andrew E. Johnson and Kevin D. Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a member of the choir at Overbrook Presbyterian Church. Family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Laburnum Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where services will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Interment Upper King and Queen Baptist Church Cemetery. 

JOHNSON
Patricia Ann Johnson of Richmond, departed this life February 4, 1997. She is survived by two daughters, Chanel and Marchelle; devoted mother, Gloria Johnson; sister, Stacey; brother, Ricky; five aunts, one devoted, Anita Charity; one uncle; several nieces; nephews; cousins; one brother-in-law, James Williams; a devoted friend, Leazer Seay; other relatives and friends. Remains rest at J. Leroy Charity Funeral Home, Charles City, where service will be held Friday 1 p.m. Rev. David Keaton officiating. Interment Gilfield Baptist Church Cemetery. 

LANGFORD
Bobby F. Langford, 34, of Richmond, died February 3, 1997. He is survived by one son, Nicholas Stainback Langford; his parents, Clarence and Odell Langford; two brothers, Thomas Langford of Richmond, Va. and Ed ward Langford of Columbia, S.C.; his grandmother, Odell Wallen; six aunts, four uncles and many nieces and nephews. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where the family will receive friends Wednesday and Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and where funeral services will be held Friday at 12:30 p.m. with interment at 3:30 p.m. in Bluestone Baptist Church Cemetery in Clarksville, Va. 

MASTERSON
Mr. James Thomas Masterson of 106 Darcy Drive, Clarksville, died at his residence Tuesday, February 4, 1997. He was born in New York City and reared in White Plains, N.Y. He was the son of the late James Masterson and Bridget Early Masterson. He received his Masters Degree in Psychology from University of Notre Dame and a B.S. in Liberal Arts from Penn State. He worked as a civil service employee functioning in Personnel. He served as Chief Appeals Examiner for the U.S. Government and as assistant Postmaster General for several years. He was head of the Physical Education Department at the University of Notre Dame. He served in the Air Force during World War II. He was a member of VFW Post 8163 and the American Legion Post 43. He was a member of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, Feb ruary 7 at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church. The Celebrant will be Father James M. Fosnot. Interment services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, February 8 in the Fairfax Memorial Gardens in Fairfax, Va. Mr. Masterson is survived by his wife, Alice Wooters Masterson of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Bridget M. Dusenbury of Arlington, Mrs. Susan Masterson Corbacho of New York, N.Y., Mrs. Patricia M. Snyder of Clifton and Ms. Elayne Masterson of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Mary M. Dusenberry; a brother, Father Harold Masterson, both of Orange Park;three grandchildren, Lauren, Cailyn and Ross Snyder. Family will receive friends 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, February 6, at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson-Field Girls Home, Jarratt, Va. 23867. 

MOORE
Marion L. Moore, age 86, of Quinton, Va., died February 5, 1997. He is survived by two sons, Stuart L. and Herman W. Moore; four grandchildren, Rhonda Rainey, Kathryn Coyan, Jeffrey and Russell Moore; four great-grandchildren, Stuart and Wesley Rainey, Ryan Shobe and Seth Moore; one sister, Esther Schwerdtfeger; stepmother, Hattie Moore. Remains rest at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave. where the family will receive friends, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, and where services will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. 

MORTON
Departed this life, February 3, 1997. Miss Sheila Mae Morton of 6218 Shadowbrook Drive. She is survived by one son, Demond Morton; one daughter, Shannon Morton; parents, Ernest and Juliette Morton; three brothers, Ernest Jr., Larry Sr., and Winston Morton Sr.; one sister, Sandra Greene; several nieces, two devoted, Chaneca Morton and Tonja Lewis; several nephews, one devoted, Thomas Greene Jr.; several aunts and uncles, three sisters-in-law, Alma Morton, Annie Morton, and Jeanette C. Morton; other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held Thursday 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Baptist Church, 26th and E. Marshall Streets, Rev. Lance Watson officiating. 

MULL
Lucy R. Mull, 95, of Chase City, widow of Robert Lee Mull, died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. She was a member of First Baptist Church and is survived by her son, Garland Mull; daughters, Annie Lee Sizemore, all of Chase City; Marguerite Bowman, Clarksville; brothers, Clayton Mull, Chase City; Bruce Mull, District Heights, Md.; sister, Lura Mull, Valdese, N.C., Ida Heath, Washington, D.C.; Reba Gehrett, Deltona, Fla.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Wood Funeral Service, Chase City, 7 to 8:30 tonight. Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Woodland Cemetery with Rev. Dan R. Hutchins officiating. 

MURRAY
Miss Ardjill (Puna) E. Murray of 1716 Rogers St. entered eternal rest February 3, 1997. She is survived by one son, Antonio Murray; mother, Carolyn V. Murray; father, Willie T. Studifin; one sister, Angela Murray; a host of other relatives and friends. Her remains will lie in state Friday, 11 a.m. at Fountain of Deliverance Outreach Ministries, 9 E. Clay St., where funeral services will be conducted at 12 Noon. Bishop Lawrence Taylor, pastor officiating. Professional services entrused to the A.D. Price Funeral Establishment. Bland and Brunson Directors. 

OWENS
Darrell L. Owens, 41, of Quinton, died February 3, 1997. He is survived by his beloved wife, Debbie Owens; four children, Christopher, Lauren, Gregory and Michael; parents, William L. Owens of Sandston and Alice Owens of Oakland, Calif; two brothers, George P. Beaulieu Jr. and Richard W. Beaulieu. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. February 6, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where a memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to New Kent Youth Association or Providence United Methodist Church Building Fund. 

ROYE
Departed this life February 3, 1997, Matthew D. Roye of Richmond, formerly of Ruther Glen, Va. He leaves to mourn his devoted parents, William Sr. and Margaret Roye; two brothers, William Jr. and Broderick Roye; two sisters, Adriane Oliver and Constance Roye; three nieces, Ashley Roye, Brittany Oliver and Genette Jones; one nephew, William Roye III; one brother-in-law, Earnest Oliver; one sister-in-law, Renae Roye; a host of beloved relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, Washington Highway (U.S.1N) Ashland, where family will receive friends 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Funeral service Saturday, 12 Noon, St. Paul Baptist Church, 2600 E. Marshall St., Richmond. Rev. Lance Watson officiating. Interment Jericho Baptist Church Cemetery, Ruther Glen. Family and friends assemble at the church 11:45 p.m. Saturday. McCarthy Director. 

SCOTT
Departed this life February 3, 1997, Mrs. Hattie T. Scott of 2017 Rosewood Ave. She is survived by her husband, Jacob F. Scott Sr.; two daughters, Patricia Scott Coward and Linda Scott Dillingham; two sons, Jacob F. Jr. and Carl E. Scott Sr.; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; three sisers, Cora Athey, Sallie T. Wells and Emma Jean T. Wells; two brothers, Robert and Lewis Tinsley; host of nieces; nephews; and cousins, among them, Lillian T. Drake; one daughter-in- law, Debra Scott; two sons-in-law, Vernon E. Coward and Tony C. Dillingham; four sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral Friday 1 p.m. Sixth Baptist Church, corner of Addison & Idlewood Ave. where remains will lie in state one hour prior to funeral time, Dr. E.L. Fleming (Pastor) officiating. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Family, friends and organizations assemble at the church 12:45 p.m. Friday. 

STONE
Marion Hume Stone, 73 of 3048 Danieltown Rd., Dundas, Va., died February 4, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle French Stone; his son, Carl Randall Stone of Williamsburg; two sisters, Barbara Mountjoy of Lawrenceville and Mary Louise Andersn of Alberta. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday in the Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, with burial in Crestview Memorial Park, South Hill, Va. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. 

THOMPSON
Departed this life February 3, 1997, Mrs. Helen R. Thompson, of 2314 Burton St. She is survived by several devoted nieces; Linda Thacker, Rosa Holman, Glovina Aldridge and Louise George; several nephews; other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Remains will lie in state Friday, 12 noon at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, where a funeral service will be held Friday, 1 p.m. Rev. David Frazier officiating. Burial Oakwood Cemetery. 

VAUGHAN
Carlene Duncan Vaughan, age 69 of Blackstone, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Donald M. Vaughan; three sons, David A. Vaughan of Arlington, Texas, Bruce M. Vaughan of Black stone and Timothy D. Vaughan of Richmond; two grandchildren, Heather Marie Vaughan and Jennifer Lynne Vaughan; and a sister, Ruth French of Beaumont, Texas. Graveside funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Lakeview Ceme tery. The family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hamner -McMillian Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Nottoway County Rescue Squad, Crenshaw U nited Methodist Church, Gideon's Intl. PO Box 92, Blackstone, Va. 23824 or St. Johns Foundation, c/o Johnston-Willis Hospital. 

WATTS
Mrs. Kathleen Fears Watts, 88, of Saxe, Va. died Tuesday, February 4, 1997. She was born in Halifax County, Va. April 20, 1908; a daughter of the late Charles and Sally McKenny Fears. She was the widow of Lewis Mitchell Watts. She is survived by one son, Harold Watts, Crewe; three daughters, Mary Watson, Clover; Martha Toombs and Lucille Douglas, both of Saxe; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret W. Blount and two sons, Carol Watts and Charlie Howard Watts. Mrs. Watts was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church, Nathalie, Va., where services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, February 7, with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Browning Funeral Home, Keysville. 

WHITTAKER
Lena Sylvia Andrews Whittaker, 60, of Chesterfield, died February 3, 1997. She was the beloved mother of and is survived by her children, Nancy Joy DeLoach of Chesterfield, Donna G. Canady of Meherrin, Vin cent Whittaker of Amelia; also surviving are three sisters, Doris Dawson of Chesterfield, Mary Andrews, and Ruth Rutherford; her brother, Leroy Andrews, all of Halifax County; and two grandchildren, Desiree' and Danielle Canady of Meherrin. Ms. Whittaker was retired from the Southland Corp. (7-11 at 360 and Courthouse Rd.). Her remains rest at Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where ser- vices will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Interment 2:30 p.m. Friday, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, Vernon Hill, Va. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. 

YEATTS
Elinor Moore Yeatts, 76, of Richmond, died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Archer L. Yeatts Jr.; her son, Judge Archer L. Yates III; and her daughter, Kathryn (Kitty) Y. Davis, both of Richmond; grandchildren, Carole Y. Tyler and Laura E. Yeatts, both of Richmond and Philip S. Davis of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Emma Bridges of Danville and Jessie Rada Easley of Chatham. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, February 7 at Grace Baptist Church, Dover Rd. and Eton Place. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of Grace Baptist Church, the Endowment Fund of the Masonic Home or the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center. 

YOURTEE
Gladys (Tafi) Yourtee died Tuesday, February 4, 1997 in Ashland. Friends may call at the Street home, 316 S. James St. on Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday in Duncan Memorial U nited Methodist Church. Survivors include her sister, Mrs. Pearl Dorsey of Webster Groves, MO; two brothers, Ted Yourtee of Maplewood, MO and Sam Yourtee of Gladstone, MO; a niece, Pat Howard of Northville, MI; several other nieces and nephews; a long time friend, Marion Herget of Ashland. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2201 Monument Avenue, Richmond, or The Hanover Humane Society, P.O. Box 1011, Ashland, VA 23005. Arrangements by Reid Funeral Home. 

ZOPPA
Charles Zoppa, 89, of Richmond, died Tuesday, February 4, 1997 at The Windsor. A Memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6 at First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Zoppa was the former president of Charles Zoppa Company, Inc. and Decorite, a manufacturer of textile products. He was a former director, officer, treasurer and trustee of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond, having been a member since 1936. He was awarded the George Hixon Fellow Award from Kiwanis International. He also was a charter member of the Sales and Marketing Executives of Richmond, Inc. Mr. Zoppa was a former Chairman of the Board of Dea cons of the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond. He is survived by his wife, Frances Powell Zoppa; two daughters, Suzanne Zoppa Taylor of Wilmington, N.C. and Nancy Zoppa Parrish of Richmond; six grandchildren; and four great-grand children. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or the Kiwanis Club of Richmond. 


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