|Published June 17, 1997
Mrs. Melba L. Anderson of 936 Barlin Dr., entered eternal rest June
16, 1997. Professional services entrusted to the: A. D. Price Funeral Establishment
Mrs. Ola Elizabeth Anderson, 93, of Richmond, died Monday, June 16,
1997. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Walter H. Anderson; her
daughter, Doris M. Roberson and son -in-law, Lawrence M. Roberson; seven
grandchildren, Patricia Wheeler, Pamela Conner, Charles Roberson, Carol
Blanchard, Darrell Roberson, Sheryl Elliott and Larry Roberson; twelve
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson. 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. Tuesday, and where funeral services will
be held 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment Washington Memorial Park.
Ruben Leroy Anderson departed this life June 11, 1997. He is survived
by his wife, Carolyn Anderson; children, Michelle, Ruben, Leroy and Shanta;
stepdaughter, Kim; stepgrandchild, Kionte; mother and stepfather, Ola and
Bernard Morris; brothers, Marion, Linwood and Eugene; sister, Cathryn;
four brothers-in-law, four sisters-in-law; many nieces, nephews, cousins
and friends. His remains rest at the W.S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home,
where funeral service will be held Tuesday (today) at 1:30 p.m. Interment
Died June 16, 1997, Marie A. Axselle, 87, of Montpelier. She is survived
by her brother and sisters, John F. Axselle Jr., Montpelier, Mae Hendrix,
Richmond, Pat Kennedy, Richmond and Hazel Vaughn, Beaverdam. The family
will receive friends Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. in Reid Funeral Home, 412 S. Washington
Hwy., Ashland. Funeral service Wednesday 11 a.m. First Baptist Church,
Ashland. Interment Riverview Cemetery, Richmond. In lieu of flowers, contributions
may be made to First Baptist Church, Ashland Building Fund, 800 Thompson
St. Ashland, Va. 23005 or the West Hanover Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O.
Box 276, Montpelier, Va. 23192. Marie was a member of First Baptist Church,
Ashland for 50 years, where she had taught Sunday School, sang in the choir
and participated in other church activities.
Harvey Mark Aytes Jr., of 2285 New Market Road, owner of Harvey Aytes
Taxi Co., departed this life Saturday, June 14, 1997, after a brief illness.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Cora Fields Aytes; a loving daughter,
Donna Michelle Aytes; mother, Christine T. Aytes; a brother, Richard L.
Aytes; one sister, Delores Aytes Jones; two sisters-in-law, three aunts,
two uncles, three nieces, one nephew and a host of other relatives and
friends. Remains rest at Scotts Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd.,
where the fmaily will receive friends Wednesday, June 18 from 7 to 8 p.m.
and where funeral services will be held Thursday, June 19 at 3 p.m., Rev.
Dwight C. Jones officiating. Interment Washington Memorial Park. In lieu
of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation,
Suite 217, 5001 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23320.
Departed this life June 14, 1997 Joseph L. Bentley of 722 Mosby St.
Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral
Departed this life Thursday, June 12, 1997, Mr. Calvin B. Bragg of
Terminal Ave. He is survived by his parents, Fitzgerald and Doris Bragg;
two brothers, Keith and David Bragg; three sisters, Theresa Bragg, Vivian
Burison and Candace Fitzgerald; 13 nephews; three nieces; three uncles,
Richard and Elmon Bragg and John H. Goode; one aunt, Mrs. Leola Boisseau,
a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Mimms Funeral
Home, 19th and Hull Sts. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 18,
2 p.m. at Joy Christian Tabernacle, 3308 Mark Rd. Elder Leonard Davis officiating.
Interment in Maury Cemetery. After 1 p.m. Wednesday. Remains will rest
in the above named church until hour of service. Relatives and friends
attending funeral service, assemble at the church Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.
Edith Callahan (nee: May) wife of Robert and the late Bernard Herbst
of Delray Beach, Fla.; mother of Edith May Lebet and Bernard Irving Herbst;
sister of Ralph A. May; grandmother of Jennifer and Melissa. Ser vices
and interment will be held Wednesday, June 18th in Philadelphia, Pa. A
memorial service will be held Sunday, June 29th at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm
Beach Zoological Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family respect- fully
requests contributions in her memory be made to the Edith and Robert Callahan
Educational Endowment Fund of Palm Beach Zoological Gardens, 1301 Summit
Blvd., West Palm Beach, Fla. 33405- 3098. Joseph Levine & Son, Inc.
Mrs. Esther W. Charity of Richmond, died June 13, 1997. She was the
wife of the late Rev. Edward Charity. Surviving are a brother, Louis Wade;
a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Robinson; three sisters-in-law, Julia, Doro thy
and Gladys Wade; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Remains
rest at Scotts Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral Services
will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Antioch Baptist Church, New Market
Road, Rev. James Sailes officiating. Interment church cemetery.
Walter E. Clark Sr., of 3712 Arbor Grove Ct., died June 16, 1997. Remains
rest at the Scotts Funeral Home, 115 East Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral
Arlene Daniel, 41, of Blackstone, died Sunday, June 15, 1997. She is
survived by her mother, Clara E. Daniel; three children, Crystal G., Wilma
M. and Thomas S. Daniel Jr.; and their father, Thomas S. Daniel; five brothers
and sisters; Ike and Jimmy Daniel, Helen Adkins, Nanny and Edna Daniel,
all of Blackstone; a special friend, Charles E. Martin of Danville. Chapel
funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hamner-McMillian
Funeral Home with burial in Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive
friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Richard M. Dawson "Matt", age 69, of Amelia died June 15, 1997. He
is survived by his wife, Carlease H. Dawson; son, Richard Malcolm Dawson
of Powhatan; daughters, Carol Sue Bradley of Richmond, Lisa Gail Dowdy
of Powhatan; brothers, Ledford C. of Amelia and Robert C. of Chester; sisters,
Lois McMillian of Richmond and Joyce Lynch of Amelia. Also survived by
seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral service Wednesday,
1 p.m. at Hillsman-Hix Funeral Home with interment following in the Virginia
Veterans Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Departed this life June 13, 1997, Madeline W. Gleaton of 3509 Meadowbridge
Rd. She is survived by two daughters, Tashell L. and Rashell D. Wilson;
two granddaughters, Tenesha Wilson and Sharonda Goode; father, Aubrey Wilson
Sr.; one sister, Angela L. Wilson; two brothers, Itemus and Aubrey Wilson
Jr.; aunts, among them, Charlessetta Brice; uncles, nieces, nephews and
cousins; and other relatives and friends, among them, John Gleaton. Remains
rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. where the family
will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m.,
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 3200 East Broad St., where remains will lie
in state one hour prior funeral time. Rev. Calvin C. Green (pastor) officiating.
Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the church 12:45
Jesse M. Glenn, age 80, retired Regional Director of Craddock-Terry
Shoe Co., died June 14, 1997 in Florida, formerly of Farmville. He was
the husband of Mrs. Lois Bailey Glenn. Survived by two sons, Barry M. Glenn
of Ozona, FL, and James B. Glenn of New Port Richey, FL; four grandchildren.
He was a member of the Halifax Lions Club, and Hill City Masonic Lodge,
Lynchburg, Va. Graveside services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pisgah Baptist Church,
Rice. Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home, Farmville.
Carrie H. Gordon of Glen Allen, widow of Malcolm S. Gordon, died Saturday,
June 14, 1997. She is survived by devoted friends, Relaahan Darden, and
John and Becky Wood. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall
of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3913 Brook Rd., Richmond, Va. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Richmond Assembly
Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, P.O. Box 13355, Richmond, Va. 23225-0395.
Nell P. Gordon died Saturday, June 14, 1997, in Charlottesville, Va.
She was the wife of the late John H. Gordon. She is survived by two children,
Forest E. R. Gordon of Fredericks burg, Va. and Laura G. Price of Herndon,
Va.; one granddaughter, Kristina G. Mitzelfelt of Harrisonburg, Va. She
was the sister of W. W. Pritchett Jr. of Petersburg, Va., Ruth Streeter
of Arlington, Va., Frances Lippincott of Wilmington, Delaware, Margaret
Short of Columbia, S.C., and Jean Williams of Petersburg, Va. A graveside
service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 1997, at Holly Memorial
Gardens in Char lottesville, Va. The family will receive friends from 4
to 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, 1997, at Hill & Wood Funeral Home. Memorials
may be made to the Luray United Methodist Church, 20 S. Broad St., Luray,
Va. 22835. Hill & Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Roland M. Hampshire, 71, died June 5, 1997 in Covington, La. Survivors
are many. Memorial service is on June 19 at 1 p.m. at Lynnhaven Colony
Congregational Church in Virginia Beach.
David S. (Pop) Hardy, departed this life June 12, 1997. He is survived
by four daughters, Artricia, Patricia, Devona and Sharona Brown; mother
and father, Jennette and Moses Hardy; seven brothers, Moses Jr., Michael,
Jerry, Terry, Curtis, Wayne and Kenneth Lee Hardy; five sisters, Joanne
Winston, Geneva Munford, Diane McWhite, Bettie and Margie Hardy; two brothers-in-law,
Arthur (Gussie) McWhite and Anthony Winston; two sisters-in-law, Daisy
and Ladonna Hardy; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives
and friends, one devoted, Margaret Allen. Remains rest at the Carlton T.
Brooks Funeral Home, 2200 Hull St., where funeral service will be held
Wednesday, 2 p.m. Reverend Alexander C. Johnson officiating. Interment
Evergreen Cemetery. Family and friends attending service, please assemble
at the funeral home Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.
Virginia D. Hobbie, 77, widow of Eldridge M. Hobbie, died Saturday,
June 14, 1997. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Eldridge M.
(Ridge) and Shirley Hobbie; three daughters and sons-in-law, Janis H.,
widow of H. C. (Tubby) Austin, Forrestt H. and L. K. (Bubba) Grubbs and
Lenore Hobbie and John Carlson; six grandchildren, Debra A. Branham, Thomas
W. Austin, Susan A. Williams, L. Benjamin Grubbs, Amy D. Grubbs and Tyler
M. Bryant; three great-grandchildren, Austin, Caleigh, and Carlee Williams.
She is also survived by one sister, Sylvia D. Carli. She retired from Reynolds
Metals Aviation Dept. The family will re ceive friends Wednesday, June
18, at 6 p.m. with a memorial service following at 7 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral
Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave. In lieu of flowers, contributions may go to
the Henrico Vol. Rescue Squad.
Doris O. Holland, 63, of West Point, Va., died Sunday, June 15, 1997.
She is survived by her husband, Charlie E. Holland; daughters, Diane Pettus
of Henrico, Patricia Boyer of Matoaca, Peggy Keeling of Hopewell and Betty
Gale Shifflett of Charlottesville; son, Charlie Holland Jr. of Hanover;
mother, Hattie Wylie of Highland Springs; four sisters, one brother, 13
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A funeral ser vice will be
held 11 a.m. Tuesday (today) at Vincent Funeral Home, West Point. Burial
Concord Baptist Church Cemetery, Hanover, Va.
Timothy Ray Kirby of Mechanicsville died June 14, 1997. He is survived
by his mother, Mary Katherine Collins Kirby; brother and sister -in-law,
James I. Kirby Jr. and Suzane L. Kirby; sister, April Dawn Kirby; grandmother,
Cecil Clara Kirby and godfather and uncle of James Mason Kirby and Caitlyn
Michelle Kirby. He was a member of Company #3 Eastern Hanover Vol. Fire
Dept., The Mechanicsville Mudders Association and was em ployed by Charles
H. Frances Plumbing. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 Monday and
2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett
Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd., where ser vices will be held 11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 18, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to Company #3 Eastern Hanover Vol. Fire Dept.
Helen Kolar, 79, of Farmville, died Thursday, June 12, 1997 at her
home. She was born Helen Mae Mifka on May 25, 1918 in Newport News, Va.
Raised and educated in Richmond, she spent her earliest working years in
Arlington, Va., where she met and married J. Daniel Kolar of Disputanta,
Va. in 1939. After working in Washington, D.C. and starting their family,
they moved to Florida in 1947. In the late 60's the family re turned north
to Maryland. They built their retirement home in Meherrin in 1976. She
was widowed in 1988 and moved to Farmville in 1994. She had varied business
careers, was a homemaker, mother, lover of nature and the arts, a woman
of many talents - the ultimate survivor. Survivors include one sister,
Ruth Fox of Meherrin; a daughter, Leslie Pearson of Chicago, Ill.; two
sons, Edward Kolar of Buckingham, and Paul Kolar of Glenville, Pa., four
grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A graveside memorial is planned
at the private family plot. Memorial contributions may be made too New
Horizons Hospice Support, Inc., 800 Oak Street, Farmville, Va. 23901. Funeral
Funeral Home, Keysville in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Shawn Lovelace of 525 N. 1st St., Apt. 2, entered eternal rest
June 16, 1997. Professional services entrusted to the: A. D. Price Funeral
Charles Read Morton Jr., of Richmond, died June 15, 1997. Born November
14, 1932 in Newport News, Va. He was the son of the late Charles Read and
Margaret Jones Morton of Hampton and McHerrin, Va. He attended the College
of William and Mary and graduated for Arkansas State University in 1956
and was employed by C&P Telephone Co and Bell Atlantic for 34 years.
Mr. Morton was a member, for mer deacon and elder of Westminster Presbyterian
Church and was also the past treasurer of the church. His main interest
in serving the church was singing in the choir for 40 years. He is survived
by his wife, Elizabeth Hogge Morton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth
and Mark Barham, Ann French and George McCray; three grandchildren, Troy
Barham, Kelsey Barham and Cowles McCray. Family will receive friends 7
to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd. Funeral
services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be sent
to Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Charles O'Connell, 82, of Richmond, died June 14, 1997. He was preceded
in death by his wife, Lola O'Connell. He is survived by his daughter, Ruby
Atwell; grandson, Boyd Atwell; brother, John O'Connell; sister, Rose Stinson
and brother-in-law, Henry Stinson; two nephews, Michael Ely and Earl Wayne
Brown; one niece, Marsha Dale. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's
Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where fu neral services will be held
11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment Maury Cemetery.
Mary Page Owens, 80, of Richmond, died Sunday June 15, 1997. She was
the widow of Paul W. Owens. Survived by her daughter, Faye Owens Huff;
two grandchildren, Amanda Page and Adam Christopher Huff. Her remains rest
at Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd. where the
family will receive friends, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Graveside service will
be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Greenwood Mem orial Gardens.
Mrs. Joan Prentis of Richmond entered eternal rest June 12, 1997. She
is survived by one son, Xavier Durden; one daughter, Mahoganie Prentis;
father, James Irving; two brothers, Tony and David Brown; five aunts, two
devoted, Viola Toliver and Carrie Brown; two uncles, two sisters-in-law,
a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Her remains
will lie in state Wednesday, 12 Noon at Sharon Bap tist Church, 1st and
Leigh Sts., where a Eulogistic service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Rev.
Paul A. Coles, Pastor, Rev. Melvin Watkins officiating. Interment Oakwood
Cemetery. Bland and Brunson, Directors. Pro fessional Services entrusted
to the: A. D. Price Funeral Establishment
Arnetta Jean Rux, 72, died Friday, June 13, 1997, at the University
of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville. She was born October 30, 1924 to
the late Henry and Mary Robinson Crawford. Arnetta was a retired educator
of Detroit, Mich. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Louisa. Her
memory will be cherished by son, Harry A. Rux Jr.; daughter, Michelle Rux;
two sisters, Gloria Hill and her husband, Frank and Jessamine C. McWhite;
two sisters-in-law, Katherine Rux and Brenda Crawford Shelton; one aunt,
Ruth Blue and other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends
Wednesday, June 18, 1997, 7 to 8 p.m. at Thomasson's Fu neral Home, Louisa.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at First Baptist
Church. Interment in the church cemetery with the Pastor Rev. George West
officiating. Thomasson's Funeral Service, Inc., Louisa, in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Baccigalupo Stewart, widow of Aubrey Jackson Stewart Sr., died
June 14, 1997. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Anthony Sr. and
Margaret Grace Baccigalupo. She is survived by her daughter; Mary Louise
and her husband, Edward F. Johnson Jr.; her son, A. Jackson Stewart Jr.
and his wife, Gayle; a sister, Margaret L. Baccigalupo, seven grandchildren,
Jennifer Lynn Stewart, Aubrey J. Stewart III, Stefanie Gayle Weir, Lelsie
Grace Winder, Timothy O'Connor Johnson, Mary Stewart Johnson and Katherine
Elizabeth Johnson; three great-grandsons, Gregory Broaddus Winder, Joshua
Stewart Winder and August Matthew Weir. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated
at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 300 N. Sheppard St., Tuesday, June 17,
1997 at 11 a.m., with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
the family asks those who desire to make contributions to the Scholarship
Funds at Benedictine High School, 304 N. Sheppard St., or St. Gertrude
High School, 3215 Stuart Ave., Richmond, Va. 23221. Arrangements by Bliley's
Departed this life Friday, June 13, 1997, Mr. Jerome A. Taylor of Chamberlayne
Ave. He is survived by his wife, Rosa Lee Taylor; three sons, Gary, Anthony
and Charles; one granddaughter; his mother, Mary Taylor; two sisters, Gwendolyn
Brown and Marilyn Taylor; brothers, Joe Jr. and Donald Taylor; two aunts,
one niece, one nephew, one sister-in-law, three brothers-in-law, other
relatives and friends. Remains rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 19th and Hull
Sts., where funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 18, 1 p.m. Reverend
Marshall Tompkins officiating. Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Relatives
and friends attending funeral service, assemble at the funeral home Wednesday,
Helen Williams Tucker, 82, of Richmond, died Monday, June 16, 1997.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Martha Williams;
grandson, Doug Williams; four great-grandchildren; sister, Annie T. Cousins;
brother, Sidney F. Talley. Her remains rest at Bliley Funeral Home's Staples
Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where family will receive friends 6
to 8 p.m. Tuesday (today). Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday
at Westhampton Memorial Park.
Departed this life June 14, 1997, William H. Turner of 15 Rock Garden
Lane. He is survived by several nieces and nephews, among them Chauncey
Jackson and cousins; two sisters-in- law, Dorthula Jackson and Claudine
Toombs; two brothers-in-law, Seba and Alfred Elam and other relatives and
friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland
Ave. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m., First United Presbyterian Church, 3401
North Ave., where re mains will lie in state one hour prior funeral time.
Rev. Willie Woodson (pastor) officiating. Interment Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Family and friends assemble at the church 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Died June 15, 1997, Mrs. Gertrude R. White of 3301 Florida Ave. Notice
of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount
Rev. Thomas L. White of York, Pa., died Friday, June 13, 1997 in Washington,
D.C. He was a minister for 43 years, and chaplain of York County Nursing
Home. He was a member of Pleasant View Church of the Brethren. Survivors
include his wife, Susan Anderson White; a sister and brother, Inez Hill
and John White, both of Richmond, Va. A son, David A. White, preceded him
in death. Funeral services will be held at Pleas ant View Church of the
Brethren, Red Lion, Pa. on Thursday, June 19, at 10 a.m. Rev. Jay McWilliams
officiating, with burial in York, Pa. Visitation will be held at Pleasant
View Church of the Brethren on Thursday, 9 to 10 a.m. Keffer Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements.
Departed this life on June 14, 1997, Annie Bell Wise, wife of the late
Lloyd W. Wise Sr. She leaves to mourn two sons, Joe Ben, Lloyd W. Wise
Jr., both of Hampden-Sydney; a daughter, Tammy Wise; seven grand children;
three great-grandchildren; sister, Eva Barts; brother, Joe Ben Irving;
two sisters-in-law, Daisy and Mary Irving; and a host of nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends, one devoted, Ms. Edith Wise. Re mains rest
at Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave., until 11 a.m., when remains
will rest at Moore Street Baptist Church, where services will be held Wednesday
12 noon, Dr. Alonza Lawrence officiating. Inter ment Greenwood Memorial
Gardens. Family and friends kindly assemble at the church 11:45.
Miss Ruby Alise Wrenn, 91, died Monday, June 16, 1997. She was born
and raised in Victoria, Va., but spent her last years in Dendron, Va. Miss
Wrenn was a charter member of the Victoria Church of the Nazarene. She
is survived by her twin sister, Hyler Louise Wrenn Stewart of Norfolk,
Va. and three nieces and three nephews, Brenda Wrenn Skinner and Pamela
Wrenn Accassian, both of Richmond, Va., Patricia S. Lindemann of Norfolk,
Va.; Charles N. Wrenn III of Crewe, Va., Robert Steven Wrenn of Richmond,
Va. and James H. Stewart, Jr. of Eugene, Oregon. The family will receive
friends at Staples Funeral Home, Victoria Tuesday (today) 7 to 8:30 p.m.
and where funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 18, 11 a.m. Interment
Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria.