Miscellaneous Richmond County, Virginia Obituaries

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Published January 30, 1999
 

ADAMS
Mr. Walter L. (Q-Ball) Adams, 81, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on January 28, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Adams; his son, James Gracen Adams; his daughter, Nancy Blanchard; two brothers, Ralph and John Adams; his sister, Louise Southers; four grandchildren; and his great-grandson. Mr. Adams retired from Dupont in 1982, with over 35 years of service. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, with interment in Dale Memorial Park and where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Manchester Volunteer Rescue Squad. 

BULLOCK
Stephen A. Bullock, 55, of Midlothian, died January 28, 1999. He was an employee of Riverside Wellness Center and is survived by three brothers, Stuart H. Bullock of Richmond, Peter A. Bullock of Oswego, N.Y., and August Bullock of Santa Cruz, Calif.; two nieces, Paige Herring and Heather Bullock; two nephews, Bryan Bullock and Jason Bullock; two great-nephews, Christopher and Brandon Herring. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 31, 1999, at 2 p.m. at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd., where the family will receive friends after the service. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Alliance for Mentally Ill of Virginia, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 1015, Arlington, Va. 22203. 

CARLTON
Mary Britt Carlton, age 95, a lifelong resident of Boykins, died Thursday, January 28, 1999. Born on June 18, 1903, she was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Mary Parker Britt. She was a member of Boykins United Methodist Church and its oldest continuous living member. She served as the president of the Mason Bible Class and as chairperson of the Parsonage Committee for many years. She was past president of the Boykins Woman's Club and had graduated from what is now known as James Madison University with a degree in home economics. She was the widow of Herman Odell Carlton. She is survived by her daughter, Con stance Carlton Day and her husband, David A. Day III of Boykins; two nephews, Dr. J. Mills Britt Jr. of Franklin and Walter H. Britt III of Suffolk. A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, January 31, 1999, at 3 p.m. in Boykins United Methodist Church by the Rev. L. Raymond McGarr and the Rev. James Browder. Burial will follow at Beechwood Cemetery, Boykins. The family will receive friends at Purviance Funeral Home, Boykins, on Saturday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence of David and Connie Day, 33333 Pine Crest Dr., Boykins. Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Boykins Unit ed Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Kitty Lassiter, P.O. Box 246, Boykins, Va. 

CARTER
Oscar Blair Carter, 84, of Richmond, died Thursday, January 28, 1999. He is survived by his nephews, T. Scott Carter of Richmond, and W. Blair Carter of Norfolk. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where the family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. 

CHILDS
Arlene W. Childs departed this life, January 27, 1999 at Williamsburg Community Hospital. She is survived by four sons and three daughters-in- law, Junior Washington, Leon and Pauline Washington, Harvey and Eve lyn Childs, Robert and Robinette Childs; two sisters, Mae Anna Weston, Ruth Beverly; two brothers, Daniel and Freddie Washington; 13 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, Washington Hwy. (U.S. 1 North), Ashland, Va. Funeral services will be Sunday, January 31 at 2 p.m. at the Mangohick Baptist Church. Rev. Michael Norris officiating. Interment church cemetery. Fam ily and friends will assemble at the church at 1:45. McCarthy director. 

CLARKE
Mrs. Ethel Parker Crocker Clarke entered eternal rest Thursday, January 28, 1999, in Southside Regional Medical Center. She leaves to cherish her beautiful life, one devoted daughter and son-in-law, with whom she resided, Julia C. and Ernest Richardson of Dinwiddie; one devoted son and daughter-in-law, Rev. William E. and Zeldna Clarke of Chesterfield; two granddaughters; two grandsons; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, at Oak Street AME Zion Church. Interment will be in Eastview Cemetery. Please omit food. Funeral arrangements provided by William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home. 

EVANS
Mr. John D. Evans of Lamb Ave. and a former employee of the American Tobacco Co. departed this life January 29, 1999. The staff of W.S. Watkins and Son Funeral Home is serving his family. 

FORD
Departed this life January 29, 1999, Emma Rosalind Dolly Ford of 1537 Jennie Scher Rd. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. 

FORD
Thomas West Ford, 74, of Woodland Road, Hopewell, died Friday, January 29, 1999 at his residence. He was born in Richmond, Va. and was a lifelong resident of Hopewell. Mr. Ford was the son of the late Herbert M. and Sallie R. West Ford. He was a charter member of Jordan Point Country Club, charter member of Salt Water Anglers, former member of the Rotary Club, and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. Mr. Ford was a retired Masonry Contractor after thirty-eight years. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy O. Ford of Hopewell; one daughter, Sallie Ragland Ford Doeg of Germantown, Tenn.; one son, Thomas West Ford Jr. of Hopewell; two grandchildren, Thomas Frederic Doeg and John West Doeg, both of Germantown, Tenn. The family will receive friends Saturday, January 30, 1999 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Monday, February 1, 1999 at 11 a.m. in St. John's Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Edward S. Bushong Jr., Rector officiating. Interment in Appomattox Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, 505 Cedar Lane, Hopewell, Va. 23860. 

FREEMAN
Mrs. Simmie Norman Freeman of 5006 Colwyck Drive departed this life January 29, 1999. Her remains will rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St. Winfree-Wright Funeral Service, Amherst, Va., in charge of arrangements. Complete notice will appear later. 

GEORGE
Boyce Tupper George, 61, of Cumberland, died Thursday, January 28, 1999 at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond. He was born November 23, 1937, the son of the late Mark Manford George and Inez Collins George of Cumberland. Surviving are four sons, William B. George, Michael L. George and wife, Patricia, Ricky M. George and wife, Lisa, all of Richmond, Barry W. George and wife, Kristin of Powhatan; two daugh ters, Wendy George Smith and husband, Harrison of Charlottesville, Cheri A. George of Atlanta; one brother, David S. George and wife, Barbara of Cumberland; two sisters, Mildred Huskey of Richmond, Mary Anne Speas and husband, Roy of Stanley, N.C.; and seven grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Shorter Funeral Home in Farmville. Funeral services for Mr. George will be held at Fitzgerald Baptist Church in Cumberland, Sunday at 3 p.m. with interment at Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery. 

HOLT
Corine Butler Holt of Richmond, widow of Charles C. Holt Jr., died Friday, January 29, 1999. She is survived by her son, Charles C. Holt III of Richmond; two sisters, Nora Pat and Irene Heck, both of Monroe, Mich.; and one niece, Twonette Hawkins of West Chester, Pa. Mrs. Holt was a member of Patterson Avenue Baptist Church and Ruth Chapter No. 8, O.E.S. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the family will receive friends 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, and where an Eastern Star Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 1, in Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Patterson Avenue Baptist Church or the charity of your choice. 

JONES
Melba L. Jones, 83, of Richmond, widow of Claude E. Jones, died January 27, 1999. Survived by her sister, Ferrol Davis; a sister-in-law, Thelma Loughrige; two nieces, Susan Hamlin Mitchell and Jean Hamlin Damiano; also three nephews of Missouri. Remains rest Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Road. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Westhampton Memorial Park. 

MARSHALL
Margaret Randolph Marshall, 91, of Richmond, widow of J. Paige Marshall, died Friday, January 29, 1999. She is survived by her son, Henry S. Dunbar III, daughter-in-law, Doris Thompson Dunbar, and granddaugh ter, Margaret Randolph Dunbar, all of Richmond; and brother, Cary Gacqueline Randolph of Martinsville. Mrs. Marshall was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 1, in Hollywood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by the Central Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home. 

McCRONE
"Sonny" Willie L. McCrone Jr. passed away January 28, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Helen H. McCrone; one son, Robert Wayne McCrone and wife, Brenda of Oak Ridge, N.C.; two daughters, Donna Halloway and husband, Steven of Midlothian, Va. and Gloria Henderson and husband, Marion of Chesapeake, Va.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Shirley M. Crews and Norma M. South. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where the family will receive friends Saturday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m., and where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Dale Memorial Park. 

ORGAIN
Mrs. Dolly Dunnington Orgain, 79, retired executive secretary of Dunnington Beach Tobacco Company, Farmville, Va., died January 28, 1999. The widow of the late Francis Lee Orgain. She is survived by her son, Frances Lee Orgain, Jr. of Chesapeake; three grandchildren, Jennie Orgain Every of Germantown, Tenn., Ashley Dunnington Orgain, and Francis Lee Orgain, III of Chesapeake; and a great granddaughter, Cora Lee Every. She was a member of Johns Memorial Episcopal Church of Farmville, where a memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 31 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Prince Edward Volun teer Rescue Squad, Farmville, Va. 23902. "Doyne Burger Davis Funeral Home in charge." 

PROFFITT
Henry W. Proffitt of Highland Springs, died Friday, January 29, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor J. Proffitt; two sons, Henry C. Proffitt, and L. Kent Proffitt, both of Highland Springs; three brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where funeral services will be held Monday, 12:30 p.m. Interment Washington Memorial Park. The fam ily will receive friends at the funeral home, Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m. 

SMITH
Jacquelyn (Cartwright) Smith, 60, of Norfolk, Va., died Wednesday, January 27, 1999, at De Paul Hospital following a valiant battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of over 40 years, Dr. B.L. Smith; one brother, Stephen T. Cartwright of Richmond, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Smith was a Tidewater native and a 1956 graduate of Great Bridge High School. A registered nurse, she worked at the Medi cal College of Virginia in the early '60's. Since returning to Norfolk in 1964, she actively devoted energy and leadership to many area charitable groups. Mrs. Smith was a former board member and vice president of the Friends of De Paul, president of the Norfolk Civic Ballet and the Norfolk Symphony Association Auxiliary. While with the Symphony Association, she chaired the Symphony Ball which had as honored guests, John Warner and Elizabeth Taylor. Warner, at that time, was a candidate for the United States Senate. Mrs. Smith was a president of the Norfolk Senior Center. Her most favored activity in recent years was working with the Navy League. Serving as current board member and national director for the Navy League was a great source of pleasure. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 1999, at Francis A. Gay Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel, located at 1146 Rodgers St., in Chesapeake. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to: The Sister Agatha Memorial Endowment De Paul Health Foundation, 150 Kingsley Lane, Norfolk, Va. 23505. 

SOUTHALL
Mary Josephine Stahl Southall, age 79, died Wednesday, January 27, 1999 at the home of her daughter. She was born in Richmond, Va. and had lived in Savannah, Ga. for two years. She was a graduate of Rich mond Professional Institute and worked for many years with the Virginia Historical Society. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth W. Southall Jr. of Sa- vannah; son and daughter-in-law, Frank & Mary Southall of Goochland; daughter, Marilyn Southall of Savannah; nine grandchildren. Remains rest at the Laburnum Chapel Woody Funeral Home, 2110 E. Labur num Ave. where the family will re ceive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Hollywood. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shadowmoss Alzheimers Care Home Memorial Fund, 249 Hol land Drive, Savannah, Ga. 31419. 

STAPLES
Departed this life January 28, 1999, Mr. Cascoe P. (Buck) Staples of 1202 N. 1st St. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral notice later. 

YARBROUGH
Larry G. Yarbrough, of Richmond, died January 28, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Joan B. Yarbrough; daughters, Shirley Gaines, Samantha Livington, Emily Lambrecht, Debbie Gilbert and Donna Barton; sons, Jerry Ferrell Jr., David and Bobby Oakley; sisters, Virginia Cook, Doris Arrington and Shirley Yarbrough; and 16 grandchildren. His remains rest at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd., (Rt. 10) where the family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to MRICU Patient Care Fund, c/o MCV, Box 985902, 401 N. 12th St., Richmond, Va. 23298. 


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