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Published June 15, 1997

ABOUHANA
AbouHana Fouad (Fred) AbouHana, 57, of Richmond, died June 14, 1997 after a 17 year courageous battle with heart disease. Survived by his wife, Josephine F. AbouHana; a daughter, Rhonda B. AbouHana of Baltimore, Md.; a brother, Ameen AbiHana; a sister, Amal AbiHana. Family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn. or the American Diabetes Assn. 

ADKINS
Marvin Adkins, 48, of Charles City, died June 14, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Adkins; a daughter, Christina and a son, Ryan Adkins; a sister, Louella and her husband, Dalhart Adkins; a brother, Dean Ad kins; devoted friends, Alvin and Vance Jones; and foster sisters, Milly Hargis and Brenda Montez. His remains rest at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday in Samaria Baptist Church, Charles City. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

ALLEN
Cora T. Doswell Allen, of Mechanicsville, Va. departed this life June 13, 1997, at her residence. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Catherine Dabney; one son, Harry Doswell; son-in-law, Horace Dabney; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two brothers; one sister; a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, Washington Highway (U.S. 1 North), Ashland. Funeral service Monday 1 p.m. at Greater Nazarene Baptist Church, Mechanicsville. Rev. Lorenzo Nicholson officiating. Interment Georgetown Community Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the church 12:45 p.m. Monday. McCarthy, Director 

ASHBURN
Richard A. (Rich) Ashburn, 49, of Richmond, died June 4, 1997. He is survived by his children, Christine, Alyssa, Shannon, Arron, and Bev- Ann; his parents, Dorothy and Arnold Ashburn; two brothers, DC and Rusty; a sister, Judy; one grandson, Austin. Mr. Ashburn was a member of the I.B.E.W. Friends may call at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., Monday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m., and where ser vices will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. 

ASTIN
Mildred Mae S. Astin, of Richmond, widow of Ira Astin, died June 14, 1997. Survived by a son, Ira Thomas Astin; daughter, Nan A. Murray; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth; son-in- law, Thad; four grandchildren, Susan and Beth Ann Astin, and Neil and Kent Murray. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where services will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday. Inter ment Woodland Cemetery, Ashland, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2007 Timberlake Ave., Richmond, Va. 23228. 

AYTES
Harvey Mark Aytes, of 2285 New Market Road, died June 14, 1997. Remains rest at the Scott's Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral notice later. 

BEACH
Mrs. Jessie G. Gunter Beach, age 91, entered into eternal rest on June 13, 1997. She is the widow of Charles Herbert Beach. She was the daughter of James Monroe Gunter and Ella Watson Ragland of Rockbridge County, Va.; Mrs. Beach was retired from Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mary A. Eades of Chesterfield, County; three granddaughters, Mary E. McCune and husband James of Meadowview, Va.; Linda E. Hensley, of Chesterfield County, Sharon E. Carson and husband Garland of Fisherville, Va. She has five great-granddchildren, Holly L. Massie of Round Hill, Va., Christopher E. Hensley, of Chesterfield, Va., Angela D. and Jessica L. White of Meadowview, Va.; Cody Allen Carson of Fisherville, Va.; one great- great-granddaughter, Emily B. Massey of Round Hill Va.; one surviving sister, Gracie Monroe Wray of Pel ham, N.C. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road, where the family will receive friends Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and where funeral service will be held 12:30 p.m. Mon day. Inter ment Forest Lawn. 

BOWLES
Edwin Wade Bowles, 62, of Colonial Heights, died Friday, June 13, 1997 at Medical College of Virginia, Richmond. Mr. Bowles, a native of Franklin Co., was the son of the late Lewis F. and Nannie Oglesby Law Bowles, a retired 3M employee, and the widower of Bonnie Bowles. Mr. Bowles was also a Charter member of the Colonial Heights Quarterback Club, the Woodfin Hunt Club, and an active member of the Brotherhood at Woodlawn Baptist Church. Mr. Bowles is survived by his sons, Ray and Roger Bowles, both of Colonial Heights, and Mark Bowles of Suffolk, Va.; stepmother, Ruby Bowles of Franklin Co., Va.; stepbrother, Gary Hairslip of Franklin Co., Va.; half-brother, Lewis M. Bowles of Lynchburg, Va.; half-sister, Betty Gay Clingenpeel of Salem, Va.; 12 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Fu neral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 1997, in the chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, officiated by Rev. Roland Powell with the assistance of John Parker and Steve Ingram. A procession will leave the funeral home immediately after the service for Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Franklin Co., Va. for a 5 p.m. service at the church. Interment will follow the church service at Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 16, 1997 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. 

CARTER
Warner Carter Jr., of Richmond, died June 11, 1997. Graveside services will be held Monday 11 a.m. at Woodland Cemetery. Rev. Wallace J. Cooke officiating. Arrangements by Scott's Funeral Home. 

COLEMAN
Departed this life, June 10, 1997, Wallace I. (Cricket) Coleman of 1611 4th Ave. He is survived by three daughters, Veleria Coleman, Gwedolyn Ross, and Hannah Johnson; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchil dren; two brothers, Calvin and Augustus Coleman; three sisters, Mary Tolliver, Juanita Burnette, and Loretta Battle; one uncle; two sisters- in-law; three brothers-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. Funeral services will be conducted Monday 1 p.m. from Triumphant Baptist Church, Lamb Ave. and Poe St., Dr. Arthur M. Jones, Pastor, Rev. Delores Seay offi ciating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. The remains will rest in church one hour prior to funeral service. Mr. Coleman was a retired employee of Connie's Shoe Store. 

COX
George A. Cox, 85, died Friday, June 13, 1997 at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg. He was the son of the late George B. and Mae Parsons-Cox. A lifelong Sussex County resident, Mr. Cox was a member of Waverly Congregational Christian Church, a farmer, and avid woodworker. Mr. Cox is survived by his wife, Virginia Lewis Cox; sons, Dwayne and Keith Cox of Waverly; daughters, Joyce Cox Harwell of Waverly, Selma Cox Crabtree of Pe tersburg, and Bernardine Cox Koslow of Richmond; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at Purviance Funeral Home, Wakefield, Sunday, June 15, 1997 at 4 p.m. Dr. David Brown and Rev. Charles Chappell officiating. Burial in Spring Hill Christian Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Waverly Rescue Squad or the Spring Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Waverly Congregational Christian Church. The family will receive friends at the residence. 

CRAWFORD
Died June 14, 1997, Mrs. Almeita T. Crawford of 807 N. 24th St. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. 

CRAWFORD
Margaret Billups Crawford of Richmond died June 14, 1997. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Crawford Jr. She is survived by her two sons, Robert E. Crawford and William B. Crawford; one sister, Katherine G. Goodman; three grandchildren, Daniel, Seth, and Susan. She was a member of First Baptist Church, DAR, Tuckahoe Woman's Club, Antique Collector's Gill, and a former member of Collector's Circle. Mrs. Crawford's husband, William Crawford, was a partner of Arthur Young, currently Ernst and Young LLP. Funeral arrangements by Bliley's Funeral Home are incomplete. 

ENGLAND
Cheryl Kines England of Midlothian died Friday, June 13, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Tommy W. England; her daughter, Lauren M. England; her son, Mark C. England; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis H. Kines of Callao, Va. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where the family will receive friends Sunday evening, 7 to 9. Funeral services will be held Monday 11 a.m. at Bon Air Baptist Church. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Ovarian Cancer Research, 4240 Park Place, Glen Allen VA 23060. 

EUBANK
Bernice Fawthrop Eubank, 66, a longtime resident of Tulsa, Okla., died Monday, June 10, 1997, at Saint Johns Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Asbury Methodist Church with the Reverend Bill Mason officiating. Burial services will be Tuesday, June 17, at Ontario Christian Church in Keysville, Va., 2 p.m., at the graveside. Born January 30, 1931, in Lawrence, Mass., she was the daughter of Granville and Irene Fawthrop. She married William M. Eubank on February 23, 1952. Known as "Bunny" to her friends, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia in 1952. Bunny taught school in Virginia, Maryland, as well as Horace Mann Jr. High School in Tulsa. Bunny was very involved with Rainbow Girls, a Masonic organiza tion for girls ages 11-20. She was Mother Advisor of W. Mark Sexson Assembly in Tulsa from 1970 until 1989, and was a State Executive for Rainbow Girls from 1979 until her death. Known throughout the Inter national Order of Rainbow for Girls as "Mama U", she had an immeasur- able positive impact on the lives of thousand of young women in this organization. Her drive, enthusiasm, and genuine caring will be missed. She is survived by her husband, William; two daughters and son-in-law, Irene and Tony Smith of Tulsa, Elizabeth and Mike Bucher of Houston; son and daughter-in-law, Monty and Jackie Eubank of Houston; a brother, Earl Fawthorp of Tulsa; five grandchildren, Theresa Smith, Rachel Smith, Shaun Smith, and Benjamin Smith, all of Tulsa, and Marissa Eubank of Houston; one great- grandchild, Mara Smith of Tulsa. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Beck of Tulsa, Joe Blair of Merimac, Jim Blue of Tulsa, Dean Field of Tulsa, Bill Meyberg of Tulsa, George Miller of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Jim Miller of Tulsa, and Brian Pierson of Guthrie. In lieu of flowers, contribu tions made to the "Bunny Eubank Rainbow Memorial Scholarship Fund" would be appreciated. Contributions should be sent c/o Brian Pierson, Supreme Deputy, Oklahoma, for the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, 109 East Oklaho ma, P.O. Box 1459, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044. Family will receive friends Monday, June 16, 1997, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Browning Funeral Home, Keysville. 

FAZIO
Sally Marie Fazio, 57, of Richmond, died Wednesday, June 11, 1997. She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Moseley; a son, Jeff Fazio; a grandson, Dominick Fazio; her mother, Mary K. Schroeder; a brother, John (Jack) Schroeder; a devoted friend, Tom Brown; and her loving pets. She was an employee of the State of Virginia for 22 years. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funer al Home, 1771 Parham Rd. A Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Animal Adoption Rescue Foundation; or to the Reward Fund which will be established at a later date. 

FRANCIS
Mary Malenda Francis, 83, of Richmond, died Saturday, June 14, 1997, at home. She is survived by her husband, Edward Francis; two sons, Dennis Allen Francis and Edward Lewis Francis; daughter, Mary F. Brubaker; and five grandchildren. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road, where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday; and where services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. 

GARRETT
Wilber E. Garrett Jr., 53, died unexpectedly on June 14, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Jean Blackburn Garrett; a son, Michael David Garrett of Midlothian; a daughter, Elizabeth Paige Garrett of Del Ray Beach, Fla.; his mother, Marceline L. Garrett; a sister, Della Conti; and four nieces and nephews. Mr. Garrett was a 1962 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and obtained an accounting degree from the Richmond Professional Institute (VCU) in 1966. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Garrett joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a special agent in 1971, and retired in 1996 after a 25-year career. He then joined the Virginia Department of State Police. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where the family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday; 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday; and where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

GOWEN
Joyce W. Gowen, 68, widow of Paul C. Gowen, of Richmond died Friday, June 13, 1997. She is survived by three daughters, Gayle Powell, Linda and her husband, Louis Davis and Donna and her husband, Ben Thom as; four grandchildren, Tommy Powell Jr., Paul Powell, Danny Davis and Misty Thomas. Her remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday and where services will be conducted 11 a.m., Monday, June 16. Interment Washington Memorial Park. 

GREER
Anne L. Greer, 86, died June 12, 1997 after a long illness. She was the widow of Deward D. Greer and is survived by her daughter, Kathleen A. Baker and a son, James D. Greer; six grandchildren; five great-grand children and sister, Stella I. Epps. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Staples Mill Chapel, where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. A Rosary will be said 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A funeral Mass will be held 1 p.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Rd, Glen Allen. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. 

GRUBBS
Jessie Hennessy Grubbs, 51, of Glen Allen, died Thursday, June 12, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Thomas W. Grubbs; a daughter, Angela Grubbs Branch of Daytona Beach, Fla.; two sons, Brian C. and Michael T. Grubbs, both of Glen Allen; a grandson, Ian James Branch; three sisters, Effie Decatur of Fredericksburg, Mary Craven of Mechanicsville and Margaret Hennessy of Richmond; two brothers, William Hennessy of Partlow, Va. and James Hennessy of Richmond. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Bonnie Brae Church of Christ. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. 

HARRISON
Departed this life June 14, 1997, William Henry Harrison of 1113 Sumpter Street. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral notice later. 

HUESTON
Lois Irons Hueston went to be with the Lord on June 14, 1997. Lois had lived, loved and shared 77 years. She leaves her husband, Bill; two children, Jack Hueston and Dietra Beck er; six grandchildren; and a brother, Paul Irons of Sarasota, Fla. Memorials may be made to Shepherds United Methodist Church, St. Stephens Church, Va.; or to the Hospice of Central Virginia. Memori al services tentatively set for July 10, 1997, 7 p.m., at Overbrook Presbyterian Church. 

HURT
Mrs. Mercedes Pettirossi Hurt, 87, of Emporia, widow of Clarence A. Hurt, died Thursday, June 12, 1997. She is survived by a daughter and son-in- law, Narcissa P. (Cheesa) and Melvin D. Callahan, of Emporia; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael D. and Cathy D. Hurt, of Richmond; two brothers, David J. Mancini, of Lady Lake, FL and Nick Mancini, of San Diego, CA; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at home, 1505 Sunset Ln., Emporia. A graveside funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Emporia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Greensville Memorial Nursing Home, 214 Weaver Ave., Emporia, VA 23847. Owen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

JONES
Charles E. Jones Sr., 77 of Richmond, died June 11, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Regina Jones; five children, Ed, Billy and Joe Jones, Stephanie Landi and Brian Jones; two brothers, Frankie and Phil Jones; and six grandchildren. His remains will be buried at Quantico National Cemetery. 

LEGGETT
Barbara Stallings Leggett, 55, of Mechanicsville, died Saturday, June 14, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Donald William Leggett; her children, Susan and her husband, Shay Chenault, and Stephen D. and his wife, Lynne Leggett; her mother, Ethel H. Stallings; a grandson, Shay Chenault Jr.; three sisters, Irene Stallings, Dorothy Stallings, and Alice Keck. Mrs. Leggett was a customer service representative with Lucent Technologies. Her 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. Sunday, and where funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, June 16. Interment Washington Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. 

LEMONAVAGE
Died June 11, 1997, Stanley Lemonavage, 77 of Montpelier, Va., formerly of Hackensack, N.J. He is survived by his wife, Shirley DeVine Lemonavage; three daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and John Jacobusand Sandy and Mark Graser, all of Montpelier and Dawn and Herb Thompson of Paramus, N.J.; four grandchildren. Mr. Lemonavage was a retired Hackensack Firefighter. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to St. Ann's Catholic Church Building Fund, 105 South Snead St., Ashland, Va. 23005 or the West Hanover Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 276, Montpelier, Va. 23192. Services are private. 

MARROW
Departed this life on June 11, 1997, Mrs. Vernelle A. Marrow. She is survived by her husband, Samuel H. Marrow Sr.; two daughters, Veda M. Bellamy and Janice M. Coles; one son, Samuel H. Marrow Jr.; one brother, John W. Anderson; one sister, Pearline A. Smith; seven grandchildren; two sons-in-law, Bedwick Bellamy and Eugene Coles; one daughter-in-law, Sharon C. Marrow; five nieces; six nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St., where the family will receive friends Sunday 3 to 4 p.m. Remains will lie in state Monday, 12 Noon at Restoration Christi an Fellowship Assemblies Worldwide, 5301 Old Midlothian Turnpike, where funeral services will be held Monday, 1 p.m. Bishop Kevin A. Williams Sr. officiating. Burial Oakwood Cemetery. 

McBRIDE
Mr. Alan McBride, husband of Joan McBride, passed on Friday, June 13, 1997, at Johnston-Willis Hospital. Alan came over to this country from England at the age of 7. He held a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Southeast University and a Masters in Fiscal Administration from Columbia University-Washington D.C. He was in the Marine Corps from 1942-1946, at which time he entered the IRS as a Special Agent. He retired in 1972 as Assistant Regional Commissioner of Intelligence Division-New York Region after 33 years of service with the IRS, where among the positions he held was "Chief" of Intelligence Division in Richmond. He is survived by two sons, Richard W. McBride an Instructional Systems Specialist in the Aerial Delivery Dept. at Ft. Lee, and Dr. Robert E. McBride of Innsbrook Acupuncture and Chiropractic Cen ter; one stepson, James Hanvey; four stepdaughters, Hope Huntley, Linda Pritchett, Cheryl Morris, all of Powhatan, and Cathy Vicha of Minn.; two daughters-in-law, Chung-Min McBride, and Beverly McBride; a sister, Hilda Herrington of Caroline County; two granddaughters and a host of step-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 17, 7 p.m. at Red Lane Baptist Church, 2095 Red Lane Rd. (Rt. 628), Powhatan, Va. Church will re ceive flowers between 4 to 5 p.m. 

McCRONE
Richard Thomas McCrone, 85, of Richmond, died Friday, June 13, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Marie Musgrove McCrone; sister, Emily McCrone Dodl; daughters, Susan Pierce Lancaster of Roanoke, Sherry Pierce Martin of Farmville, and Margaret Pierce Frank of Houston, Texas; three sons-in-law; eight grandchildren; two nephews, Norman Richard Dodl of Blacksburg, and James Henry Dodl of Laurel, Md. Mr. McCrone was a graduate of the University of Richmond, and a member of Christadelphian Hall Ecclesia, a retiree of General Electric Lighting Division, and member of ODK and Illuminating Engineering Society. The family will receive friends 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd., with a funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment Monday in Green Hill Cemetery, Buena Vista, Va. 

MICHAEL
Susan Jane Michael, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Acton, Mass. and Pittsford, N.Y., died June 11, 1997 at age 59. Predeceased by her parents, Elmer and Hester Michael (Pittsford), she is survived by her daughter, Lauren (Jeffrey) Seeman of Powhatan, Va. and granddaughter, Amanda. She was a Richmond Magazine employee. Interment service Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y. Friends may contribute to Diane Fosey Gorilla Foundation, Engle wood, Colo. or your Humane Society. Arrangements Crawford Funeral Home, Rochester, N.Y. 

MONROE
James E. Monroe, of 1621 Littleton Blvd., died June 14, 1997. Remains rest at the Scott's Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral notice later. 

MULLINS
Eleanor R. Mullins of Ashland, died June 11, 1997. She was predeceased in death by her husband, William M. Mullins. She is survived by her son, Donald G. Mullins of New Kent, Va.; and daughter, Dorothy M. Wysong of Wilmington, De.; two sisters, Ruth B. Finke of Richmond, and Jean B. Alexander of Winston Salem, NC; one brother, A. Scott Barnett of Ruther Glen, Va.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memori al service will be held at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, in Ashland, Va., at 10 a.m. June 16, 1997. In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to Duncan Memorial, 201 Henry St., Ashland, Va. 23005. 

MYERS
Florence W. Myers, of Richmond, died Friday, June 13, 1997. She is survived by her son, Wayne Lee Myers of Gloucester, Va.; and her sister, Alice W. Ukrops of Richmond. Mrs. Myers was a retired night super visor for the Grace Hospital for 40 years. Remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Henrico Volunteer Rescue Squad or the Trinity Episcopal Church, Highland Springs 

NEWCOMB
Mrs. Peggy Goodrich Newcomb of Mechanicsville, died Saturday, June 14, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Douglas A. Newcomb; two stepsons, Michael Newcomb and his wife, Rita of Columbus, Ohio, and Mark Newcomb of Greensboro, N.C.; her mother, Doris Goodrich; a sister, Cathy Krevonick; a brother, Kent Goodrich; two nieces, Carin G. Willis and Megan Goodrich, all of Mechanicsville. Mrs. Newcomb was a member of Mechanicsville United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the Mechanicsville Chapel, Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee Davis Rd., 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Hanover Humane Society, Inc., P.O. Box 1011, Ashland, Va. 23005. 

OGLE Frances B. Ogle of Richmond, died June 12, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Oscar Ogle; a son, Wayne Ogle; a daughter, Sandra O. Hamby; a sister, Mable Rudisill; five grandchildren, Wendy, David, Doug, Lee and Teresa; and a great-grandchild, Matthew. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road, where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. 

OTEY
Mrs. Helen Otey of 708 N. 35th St., formerly of 2204 Lamb Ave. entered eternal rest June 13, 1997. Professional services entrusted to the: A. D. Price Funeral Establishment 

OWEN
L. Blake Owen, age 74, of Glen Allen, died June 12, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Betty T. Owen; two daughters, Sheryl Owen and son-in-law, Chris Collins, of Richmond, Pam McDonald and son-in-law, Chuck McDonald, of Flower Mound, Texas; two grandsons, Christopher Blake Collins and Billings Collins; a sister- in-law, LaVera Golden of Arlington, Va. Mr. Owen was an officer of the Richmond Elks Lodge #45 and was retired from the National Security Agency. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Road, followed by an Elks Memorial Service at 8 p.m. and where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Richmond Elks Lodge #45, 10022 Elks Pass Lane, Glen Allen, Va. 23060. 

POWELL
Departed this life, June 12, 1997, Mrs. Bertha L. Powell of 1518 Victor St. She is survived by six children, Randolph L. Jackson, Barbara A. Easter, Samuel Powell Jr., Tyrone Powell, Maxine Delores Powell, and Brenda L. Powell; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Herman, Marshall, and Howard Jackson; two sisters, Dorothy Williams and Gladys Jackson; one daughter-in-law; two sons-in- law; devoted lifelong friend, Louise Crawford; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. Funeral services will be conducted Monday 1 p.m. at Sharon Baptist Church, 22 E. Leigh St., with Rev. Paul Coles officiating. Interment Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory. The remains will rest in church one hour prior to funeral service. 

POWERS
Mr. Ervin Townsend Powers Jr., 51, of Midlothian, died June 13, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn DeRuyter Powers; three children, Jennifer P. Mewshaw of Raleigh, N.C., Ervin T. Powers III of Colum bia, S.C. and Rebecca G. Powers of Midlothian; his mother, Mrs. Duncan D. McColl of Bennettsville, S.C.; his grandmother, Mrs. P. O. Hendricks of Pickens, S.C.; his sister, Beverly P. Alexander of Memphis, Tenn.; his brother, Paul H. Powers of Columbia, S.C. Ervin received his undergraduate degree at Duke University and his graduate degrees at the University of Michigan and the University of South Carolina. He was a veter an of the Vietnam Conflict and a Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was a Senior Research Associate at E. I. duPont, a licensed Professional Engineer, and a lifetime member of ASME. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road, with a Christian Wake being held at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Epiphany, Richmond. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday in Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, Bennettsville, S.C. The family requests no flowers, rather memorial contributions be made to the Mas sey Cancer Center, P.O. 980037, Richmond, Va. 23298. 

PUSTER
Anna "Lou" McGee Puster, 59, died Thursday, June 12, 1997. A native of Winston-Salem, N.C., she had been a resident of Richmond for three years before moving to Hampton in 1976. Mrs. Puster had been a social participant at the Moose Lodge, the Samis Grotto Masonic Lodge and the Acca Temple Shrine, all in Richmond. She was a member of the Langley Officers Wives Club and was a volunteer at the Langley Thrift Shop. Mrs. Puster is survived by her husband, Richard Lee Puster of Hampton; a son, Mark R. Brown of Richmond; her father, Herman McGee of Little Rock, Ark.; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Fred A. and Lucille C. Puster of Richmond; and her sister-in-law, Carol Puster of Richmond. The family will receive friends Sunday 4 to 6 p.m., and then again on Monday 2 to 3 p.m. at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, June 16, 1997 at the funeral home by the Rev. Kenneth W. Newsome. Memorials may be sent to the Arthritis Foundation, 4020 Llewellyn Ave., Norfolk, Va. 23504. 

RUDY
Bernard Martin Rudy of Richmond, died June 14, 1997. He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Shirley Cohen Rudy; daughter and son-in- law, Leslie and Marvin Weifblatt; son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Mary Rudy; beloved sister and brother-in- law, Blanche (BeeGee) and Morton Gary; brother-in-law, Julian Lipsitz; and two grandchildren. Mr. Rudy was a member of Temple Beth-El, the Jewish Community Center, and the 5400 Club. 

SKINNER
Kermit W. Skinner Sr., 87, of Richmond, died Friday, June 13, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Doris Cheely Skinner; daughter, Nellwyn Skinner ; son and daughter-in-law, Kermit Skinner Jr. and Kookie Skinner. Mr. Skinner was a member of Berryman United Methodist Church and was retired from Hemingway Transportation and Goodwyn Dental Lab. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and where service will be held 2 p.m. Monday. Interment Riverview Cemetery. 

TAYLOR
Departed this life June 12, 1997, Reginald N. Taylor Jr. of 2307 Redwood Ave. He is survived by his wife, Mattie D. Taylor; three sons, Reginald N. III, Michael and Ronald Keith Taylor; two stepsons, Alfred and Jack Tate; five grandchildren; one brother, Carl Preston Taylor; several nieces, nephews and cousins; one daughter-in-law, Artenna J. Taylor; four sisters-in-law; three brothers-in- law, and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral Monday 1 p.m., 4th Baptist Church, corner of 28th and "P" Street, where remains will lie in state one hour prior to funeral time. Rev. Leonidas Young, Pastor, officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the church 12:45 p.m. Monday. 

TURNER
Arthur B. Turner of Richmond, went in triumph to be with his Savior June 13, 1997. Mr. Turner was the husband of Stella Turner; father of Peggy T. Baumgart and Tommie A. Turner; grandfather of five, great- grandfather of two. He is survived by his sisters, Mattie Boyd, Emma Taylor and Myra Brunner. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where service will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday. Interment Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jahnke Rd. Baptist Church, Youth Dept., 6023 Jahnke Rd., Richmond, Va. 23225 or to Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, P.O. Box 430329, Atlanta, Ga. 31145- 0329.

TURNER
Departed this life June 14, 1997, William Hughes Turner of 15 Rock Garden Ln. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral notice later.

WASHINGTON
Mr. Elbert Washington of 3935 Chamberlayne Ave., entered eternal rest June 14, 1997. Professional services entrusted to the: A. D. Price Funeral Establishment

WHITE
Lillian B. White of South Hill died June 14, 1997. Survived by a son, David A. White of South Hill; a daughter, Katherine W. Abernathy of Alberta; five brothers, William of Clarksville, Robert of Lake Wales, Fla., Norman of Richmond, Jerry of South Hill and Stuart Banes of Moseley; two sisters, Mary Hammonds of LaCrosse and Dorothy Lane of Moseley; three grandchildren. Services Tuesday, 11 a.m., in Crowder-Hite- Crews Funeral Home. Interment Crestview Memorial Park. Visitation Monday 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. 

WILLIAMS
On Tuesday, June 10, 1997, Margaret C. Williams, of Chester, Va., wife of the late John C. Williams Jr.; mother of Frederick A. Scott III; grandmother of Frederick A. Scott IV, Duane Michael Scott and Matthew Dallas Scott. Also surviving are two nieces; two nephews; and two great-nieces. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 15 at 3 p.m. at Chester Baptist Church, Chester, Va. Interment Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, June 16 at 3 p.m. with friends and family gathering at the Administration Building at 2:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beasley Bermuda Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2500 Rio Vista Rd., Chester, Va. 23831. Arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home of Arlington. 

WISE
Died June 14, 1997 in Farmville, Va., Mrs. Annie Bell Wise, formerly of 206 Hospital St. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. 

WOOLRIDGE
Saphonia Li chelle Woolridge of 1316 Coalter Street. God sent his Angel to take her home on June 11, 1997. She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Samuel and Marie Woolridge; one brother, Samuel D.; one sister, Sherry; one niece, Cr'stael; grandparents, John D. and Mae J. Jones; three uncles; three aunts; seven great- aunts, among them, a devoted Lucille Pressley; four great-uncles; numerous cousins and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral Monday, 1 p.m., St. Paul Baptist Church, 2600 E. Marshall Street, where remains will lie in state one hour prior to funeral time. Rev. Lance D. Watson (pastor). Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the church 12:45 p.m. Monday. 

WOOLRIDGE
William L. Woolridge Sr., 71, of Richmond, departed this life on Wednesday, June 11, 1997. Mr. Woolridge was an Army veteran of World War II and was an avid sportsman. He is survived by 11 children; sons, Her bert Armstead, William L. Woolridge Jr. and Anthony E. Woolridge of Richmond, Kenny Woolridge, and Keith Woolridge of Cleveland, Ohio; six daughters, Margaret Burrell, Patricia Cooke, Jean Battle, Sheila Wool ridge and Darlene Perry of Rich mond, Kimberly Woolridge of Cleveland, Ohio; three daughters-in-law, Geraldine Armstead, Rosa Woolridge, and Lillie Woolridge; and two sons-in-law, Michael Perry and George Burrell. He is also survived by seven siblings, Alexander Woolridge, Annibelle Woolridge, Barbara Flippen, and Joseph Woolridge of Richmond, Eddie Woolridge of Amelia, Corlette "Lillian" Middleton of Midlothian, John Woolridge of Joliet, Ill.; four sisters-in-law, Rebec ca Woolridge of Evanston, Ill., Susie Woolridge, Mildred Woolridge of Richmond and Gwen Woolridge of Joliet, Ill; 18 grandchildren; six great -grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, dear friends; and one devoted, Theola. His remains rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St., where funeral services will be held Monday, June 16, 1 p.m. Relatives and friends attending funeral services assemble at the funeral home, Monday, 12:30 p.m. The family may be contacted at 745-0532. 

YATES
Ralph K. Yates, 52, of Richmond, died June 13, 1997. He is survived by his daughter, Julie; eight brothers and sisters, Catherine, Eugenie, Buck, Eddie, Paul, Virginia, Eva and Sandra. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Skinquarter Baptist Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to Skinquarter Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. 


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