|Published June 12, 1997
Eugenia (Cheeta) Baynard died June 11, 1997. Mrs. Baynard requested
no funeral. Please no food or flowers.
James R. Britton, 66, died Tuesday, June 10, 1997. He is survived by
his son, James R. Britton Jr.; daughter, Judy Reid; sister, Jean Emerson;
and grandchild, Jessie Reid. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's,
Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St., where funeral services will be held 11
a.m. Friday. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Departed this life Monday, June 9, 1997 in a Richmond hospital, Harriett
Elnora Broaddus of St. Stephens Church, Va. She is survived by her husband,
David R. Broaddus; daughter, Maxcine Broaddus of Alex ander, Va.; two grandsons,
Shaun and Morgan Kendell; two sisters, Julia Hill, St. Stephens Church,
Va. and Alice Banks of Philadelphia, Pa. The body will lie in state Friday,
June 13 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock and Saturday,
June 14 from 11 a.m. until the hour of service at New Morning Star Baptist
Church, St. Stephens Church, Va. where funeral service will be held at
1 p.m. Rev. Lucille Car rington officiating. Interment in the church cemetery.
Bryant T. Burton died June 10, 1997. Survived by his companion, Mary
Hayslett; and his daughter, Frances Alberta Burton, both of Blackstone;
three sisters, Carrie B. Allgood of Rocky Mount, Va., Lucy B. Garner of
Robbins, N.C. and Grace B. Lucy of Lawrenceville; five brothers, Cleveland
of Hanover Park, Ill., Billy of Aldie, Va., Mack of Robbins, N.C., Melvin
of Crewe and Gene of Richmond. Graveside service 2 p.m. Satur day at Canaan
Cemetery. Visitation Friday 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Crowder- Hite-Crews Funeral
Ms. Desiree Charity of Richmond entered eternal rest June 10, 1997.
Professional services entrusted to: A. D. Price Funeral Establishment
Hannah Lide Coker, former music librarian and music faculty member
at the University of Richmond and the granddaughter of the founder of Coker
College in Hartsville, S.C., died at a local hospital June 9, 1997, after
a lengthy illness. She was 96. Miss Coker was born February 11, 1901, in
Hartsville, to David R. and Jessie Richardson Coker. Miss Coker literally
grew up on the Coker College campus, which her grandfather, James Lide
Coker, founded. Miss Coker's childhood home, in fact, is now the college
administration building. As a young woman, she attended classes at Coker
in preparation for her study at Westhampton College at the University of
Richmond where she was graduated in 1923 with a bachelor's degree in English
and history. After a year's study with pianist Robert Casadesus in Paris,
she taught at Judson College (Ala.) from 1927-29, was supervisor of music
for the Hartsville Public Schools from 1929-38, and attended Coker College,
from which she received a second degree in 1940, this one in music. She
also pursued graduate study at the University of Oklahoma, the Eastman
School of Music and Northwestern University. In 1945 she accepted a position
on the music faculty at UR's Westhampton College. She initiated the development
of pub lic school music courses there during her 25 years of service as
assistant professor of music and music librarian. She established the Music
Library at UR in 1955. After her retirement in 1971, she was named music
librari an emerita at UR in 1973. The Hannah L. Coker Scholarship in Music
is awarded in her honor to an entering student at UR. Miss Coker was a
benefactor to both UR and Coker College and was a supporter of numerous
other community activities. She was a longtime member of River Road Church,
Baptist and was a supporter of the church library, music programs and landscaping
church grounds. She also served on the Board of Administration, the governing
body of the church. She sponsored campus beautification projects on both
the UR and Coker College campuses. At UR she donated both time and money
to numerous landscaping projects at Westhamp ton College, where one of
her many projects included the donation of the Italian fountain on the
Westhampton College Quadrangle named in honor of Leslie Sessoms Booker,
a member of the class of 1922 and former Alumnae Secretary. She also was
a founder and patron of the Richmond Symphony. Her UR honors include Mortar
Board, Westhampton College's Distinguished Alumna Award, the Voice of the
University Award, the Trustees' Distinguished Service Award, and the Alumni
of the University of Richmond Award for Distinguished Service. In 1979,
Coker College honored her with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for Distinguished
Service. She also received the Outstanding Alumna Award in 1981 and an
honorary degree in 1984. In presenting her the Voice of the University
Award in 1976, UR speech and theatre faculty member William H. Lockey noted,
"No single person in the University family has such a determined interest
in supporting the beauty of our campus." She also was a member of the Westhampton
College Alumnae Association Governing Board, the UR Rector's Club, the
Vir ginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Tuckahoe Woman's Club, the Tuckahoe
Terrace Garden Club, the National Music Library Association and Arachnidae
(a scholarship honorary society). She was a longtime friend and enthusiastic
supporter of the youth activities and building program of the Tuckahoe
Y.M.C.A. She was responsible for the building of its Hannah Lide Coker
Family Center. She is survived by two sisters, Martha Coker Huntley of
Hartsville and Dr. Mary Coker Joslin of Raleigh, N.C. Remains rest at the
Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the family
will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held
11 a.m. Friday, June 13, at River Road Church, Baptist. Further services
will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at First Baptist Church, Hartsville,
S.C. Interment church cemetery.
Died June 10, 1997, Wallace I. "Cricket" Coleman of 1611 Fourth Ave.
Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100
Fairmount Ave. The family may be contacted at 231-0197.
W. Robert Cornett Jr., 75, of Richmond, died June 11, 1997. Survived
by a daughter, Deborah C. Spencer; two sons, William R. Cornett III and
Bruce W. Cornett all of Richmond; two sisters, Lucille Proffit and Ann
Adams; also six grandchildren. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd. Graveside
services will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Memorial
contributions may be made to Tuckahoe Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Mrs. Mary E. Cousins, formerly of 2905 Barton Ave., departed this life
June 11, 1997. She is survived by her sons, Sterling R. Johnson, Clifton
M. Johnson Jr. and Leroy Cousins Jr.; daughters, Renita J. Cousins and
Deborah D. Cousins; four granddaughters; one grandson; brother, James E.
Rogers; sisters, Dorothy R. Stith and Theresa Rogers; nieces, nephews,
cousins; daughters-in-law, Rebecca Johnson, Thelma S. Johnson and Tracey
Cousins; sister-in- law, Blanche Rogers; brother-in-law, Ernest A. Stith;
other relatives and friends. Her remains rest at the W.S. Watkins &
Son Funeral Home where her family will receive friends 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
After 9:30 a.m. Fri day, her remains will rest at Trinity Baptist Church,
2811 Fendall Ave. where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Rev.
A. Lincoln James Jr. officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Dorothy Edwards Crenshaw of Richmond, widow of Leroy Gillette Crenshaw,
Jr., died Tuesday, June 10, 1997. She was originally from Brunswick County,
Va., the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Frank Ed wards. She is
survived by her three children, Leroy Gillette Crenshaw III, Dorothy Crenshaw
Cronk and Charles Walford Crenshaw, all of Richmond; six grandchildren;
one great-granddaughter; and her sister, Virginia Lucille Edwards of Washing
ton, D. C. Mrs. Crenshaw was a graduate of the former Richmond Professional
Institute and University College, where she earned her Masters Degree.
She was the retired President of Crenshaw Corporation. Mrs. Cren shaw was
a member of Ginter Park Presbyterian Church, the Tuckahoe Woman's Club,
The Woman's Club, The Country Club of Virginia and Riverside Garden Club.
She served as a member of the Retreat Hospital Board until 1995. The family
will receive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Chapel
of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave. Funeral services will be held
2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Ginter Park Presbyterian Church, 3601 Seminary
Ave. Interment will follow in Hollywood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests contributions to Ginter Park Presbyterian Church or Faith
Mission Home, 3540 Mission Home Road, Free Union, Va. 22940, the residence
of her eldest grandchild.
Christine Dodson passed away June 9, 1997. She was the mother of Colleen
Harlow, Collier and Catherine Dodson. Family receiving friends 3 p.m.,
memorial service 4 p.m. June 14, 1997 at Jahnke Road Baptist Church.
Elmer Carvel Downing, 75 of the 200 block of Louvick St., Norfolk,
died in a local hospital Monday, June 9, 1997. He was born in Tennessee,
but spent most of his life in Winterpock, Chesterfield County, before coming
to Norfolk in 1943. He retired after 31 years with the Naval Air Rework
Facility. His civilian career centered on Naval aviation, from aircraft
metalsmith to analyst in Quality Assurance. He was a Naval veteran of World
War II. He served more than 20 years in the Naval Reserve, reaching the
rank of Lieutenant. He was a member of the Naval Air Reserves Retiree Association
and the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch #60. He is survived by his wife,
Lynette Kernodle Downing; a son, Jerry C. Downing and his wife, Ruth of
Raleigh, N.C.; a daughter, Diane Lynette Downing of Norfolk; two sisters,
Libby Sneed Watkins of Midlo thian, Va. and Marion D. Newbill and her husband,
Robert Newbill of Lynchburg, Va.; two grandchildren, Sgt. Ryan Austin,
U.S. Army and Allison A. Givens; and her husband, Jack or Raleigh, N.C.;
and several nieces and nephews; also a devoted sister and brother-in-law,
Shirley and Harry Keller of Midlothian, Va. A funeral service will be conducted
Friday at 2 p.m. in the Holloman-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel.
Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends
at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Virginia Toney Eicher, 77, of Richmond, daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Toney, died Wednesday, June 11, 1997. She is survived by her
brother, Thomas P. Toney; sister, Ann T. Morrone; seven nieces; four nephews.
Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home, Staples Mill Chapel, 8510
Staples Mill Rd., where family will receive friends 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday
(today), with a Wake Service being held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will
be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Maronite Catholic Church. Interment
Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to St. Anthony's Maronite Catholic Church.
Orestes S. Fernandez, 85, of Richmond, and a native of Cuba, passed
away Tuesday, June 10, 1997. He was the widower of Rosa Blanca Fernandez.
He is survived by three children, Orestes (Tony) Fernandez, Edward Fernandez
and Rosa F. Fanney; and three grandsons, Roberto and Gregory Fernandez
and Brian H. Fanney. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central
Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m.
Thursday. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday at the Cathedral of
the Sacred Heart. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made to Refugee and Immigration Service, Catholic
Diocese of Richmond, 16 N. Laurel St., Richmond, Va. 23220.
Elisabeth S. Gates, 88, of Richmond, died June 11, 1997. She was preceded
in death by her husband, Louis F. Gates and her daughter, Helen G. Smith.
Survivors include a brother, Charles Sones Jr.; sister, Ruth Gann Sones
and two grandchildren. She retired from Dupont where she worked in Industrial
Engineering and died a life member of the James River Womens Club. For
over 60 years she was a member of Stockton Memorial Bap tist Church, where
she served as teacher, deaconness and organist. A memorial service will
be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900
Hull St. Rd. In lieu of flowers memorial con tributions may be made to
Stockton Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 42025, Richmond,
Evelyn Dixon Dillard Grones of Virginia Beach, Va., passed away on
Tuesday, June 10, 1997 following a courageous and multi-year fight against
cancer. Affectionately known as "War" to a legion of friends of all ages,
she was a mother, wife and friend first and a "professional" volunteer
second. She took pleasure in her occupation as a tree farmer for the family
farm, "Westfield" in Hanover County, Va. Survivors include her three daughters,
Katherine Carr Grones of Virginia Beach, Elizabeth Grones Leonard and her
husband, G. Kyle Leonard Jr. of Sweet Briar, Va. and Linda Grones Koppenhaver
and her husband, John Koppenhaver of Houston, Texas; and her three grandchildren,
Carey Mason Koppenhaver, Kimberly Tams Koppenhaver and Dow Cole Leonard.
A church service will be conducted Friday, June 13, 1997 at 4 p.m. in Galilee
Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach. A graveside service will be in Hollywood
Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Saturday, June 14, 1997 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that memorial remembrances be made to the Tide water
Chapter of the American Red Cross, 611 West Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, Va.
23508 or to Sweet Briar College, P.O. Box G, Sweet Briar, Va. 24595. H.D.
Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel is handling arrangements.
Herman Charles Gundlach, 86, of Mathews and Richmond, died Tuesday,
June 10, 1997. He is survived by three daughters, Dorothy G. Battelle,
Elizabeth G. Williams, and Constance G. Chitayat; and six grandchil dren.
Mr. Gundlach was founder of Gundlach Plumbing & Heating Co. and H.
C. Gundlach Co. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond and the
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary of Mathews. He was a member and former deacon
of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Remains rest at 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. Funer al services will be held Friday
11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4103 Monument Ave. Interment
in Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be
made to your chapter of American Cancer Society.
Donald E. Hansen, 67, of Deltaville, formerly of Richmond, died June
11, 1997. He is survived by his beloved daughters, Carol (Tina) Harman
and Kathleen (Kate) Hansen; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Larry and
Debbie Harman; and several friends. 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. Thursday and where services will be held 12:30 p.m.
Friday. Interment 2 p.m. Friday at Woodland Cemetery, Ashland. In lieu
of flowers contributions may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital
Mr. Gilbert Conway Harris of Mechanicsville, died Tuesday, June 10,
1997. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Holmes and is survived
by Lillian Dean Harris; four daughters, Elinor (Midge) Flanna gan, Charlotte
(Gal) Ferrell, Patricia Green and Barbara Adkins; four sons, James (Bubba),
Douglas (Junie), Ronnie and Jerry Harris; 27 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren;
four sisters, Vernell Robinson, Dorothy Robbins, Edna Davis and Jackie
Mae Gusti; and one brother, Ray Harris. Mr. Harris was an Army Veteran
of WWII. His remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum
Ave., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday
and Thursday and where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Interment
Washington Memorial Park.
Departed this life June 11, 1997, Mrs. Venelle Marrow of 1410 N. 24th
St. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral
Died June 10, 1997 William Rose Maynard, 78, of Richmond. He is survived
by his wife, Myrna Watfield Maynard, and best pal "Louie". Services will
be held today 1 p.m. at Westhampton Baptist Church. Inter ment Westhampton
Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Westhampton
Died June 10, 1997, Irene Wells McDaniel, age 84, of Chester, Va.,
widow of Oney S. McDaniel. She is survived by her daughters, Mildred M.
Jones and husband, Louis, Diane Turlington and Carolyn McDaniel; sons,
Jerry N. McDaniel and wife, Kathleen, Barry N. McDaniel and wife, Dot;
former daughter-in-law, Donese Smith; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. McDaniel was predeceased by a son, Lewis T. McDaniel. Her remains
rest at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10), where
funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment Sunset Memorial
Kathleen Sharp McGhee, of Kents Store, Va., died Tuesday, June 10,
1997, She is survived by her husband, Raymond E. McGhee Sr.; her son, Raymond
E. McGhee Jr. of New York; her daughter, Gloria Mcghee Sellers of Powhatan;
four brothers, Martin L. Jr. of Louisa, Grayson R. of Bumpass, Ollie R.
of Highland Springs and Jack L. Sharp of Maidens; five grandchildren and
several nieces and nephews. Her re mains rest at the Lacy Funeral Home,
Route 522, Orchid, Va., where family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Beulah
Baptist Church, Kents Store, Va. with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery,
Louisa. Friends may call at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Thursday.
Priscilla R. Mullins, 70 of Drakes Branch, died June 11, 1997. Services
7 p.m. tonight at Wood Funeral Service with visitation to follow. Interment
Saturday, Clay, West Virginia.
Charles A. Northey, 63 of 12000 Rosecroft Rd., Richmond, died Tuesday,
June 10, 1997. He was a Supervisor with the Virginia ABC Board. He is survived
by his wife, Martha Jones Northey; one daughter, Jennifer N. Martineau
and son-in-law, Brett Martineau of Powhatan; one brother, Milton "Buddy"
Northey of Suffolk; three grandchildren, Hannah, Chester, and Austin Martineau.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 13, 1997 at 11 a.m. at Brooks
Funeral Home Chapel, South Boston, Va. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge
Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home, Thursday
7 to 8:30 p.m. Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider the
American Heart Association.
Hugh Gene Page, 63, of Richmond, died Wednesday, June 11, 1997. He
is survived by his two daughters, Ginger P. Childress and Deana L. Page;
his four sisters, Dora L. Page, Kay Evans, Pat Sledd and Louise P. Pitt
man of Dillion, S.C.; five grandchildren, Laurie, Michael and Shaun Childress
and Megan and Chasity Bertrand; and also a long time companion, Marie Jenkins.
Mr. Page was the founder of the Carolina Inn Res taurant and up until retirement
the manager of Tony's Restaurant. His remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral
Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m., Thursday and where funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m.,
Friday, June 13. Interment Washington Memorial Park. Memorial donations
may be made to the American Heart Association.
Lillian B. Parsley, 81, of Richmond, died Wednesday, June 11, 1997.
She was the widow of Russell L. Hutchison Sr. She is survived by her son,
Rusty Hutchison, and his wife, Donna; her brother, William J. Bryant; her
sister, Constance B. Showers; two grandchildren, April and Russ Hutchison;
two nieces, Shirley Belkowitz and Nancy Broadwater. Her remains rest at
the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chap el, 6900 Hull St Rd., where services
will be held 2 p.m. Friday. Interment Maury Cemetery.
Virginia Coleman Peace, active farmer and widow of William Eugene Peace
Sr. of Hanover, died Tuesday, June 10, 1997. She is survived by her children,
William E. Peace Jr., Charlotte P. Haynes, John T. Peace and Debra P. Fitzgerald;
eight grandchildren; three great-grandsons; a brother, Robert L. Coleman;
two sisters, Louise C. Roberts and Mary C. Holt; several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mechanicsville
Chapel, Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd., where services will be
conducted Friday at 11 a.m. Interment Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu
of flowers, contributions may be made to Salem Presbyterian Church or Ashcake
Mr. Donald W. Robertson, 77, of Richmond, died Tuesday, June 10, 1997.
Graveside services will be held today 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.
Departed this life June 8, 1997, Mrs. Delories A. Royster of 323 N.
27th St. She is survived by her husband, LeRoy Royster; two daughters,
Shelia Gay and Sandra Noble; parents, Will and Dorothy Avent; two grandsons,
one brother, two sisters, several nieces and nephews, one son-in-law, one
brother-in-law, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J.
Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St., where funeral services will be held
Friday 2 p.m., Rev. Ronald C. Taylor officiating. Burial Evergreen Cemetery.
Mr. Edward J. Saunders, (Doc), physical therapist in Richmond, entered
eternal rest June 9, 1997. He is survived by his devoted wife, Betty Saunders;
children, Edward Jr., Renee and Delisa; two grandchil dren; brother, Oliver
Saunders; sister, Elizabeth Diggs; son-in-law, John Moore; several nieces;
nephews; cousins; three devoted, Helen Green, Clara Hill and Sarah Saunders;
other relatives and friends. His remains rest at the W.S. Watkins &
Son Funeral Home, where his family will receive friends 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
After 10 a.m. Friday his remains will rest at Highland Park United Methodist
Church where funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Rev. Bailey officiating.
Interment Roselawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may
be forwarded to Virginia Union University in honor of E.J. Saunders.
Evelyn B. Sharpe (Precious) died June 10, 1997. She is the widow of
Leslie B. Sharpe and is survived by two daughters, Nancy L. Stratton and
Betty J. Waldron; two sisters, Mary Weaver and Pat Norton; one brother,
Pete Wells; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sharpe was
retired from Division of Motor Vehicles. Her remains rest at the Bliley
Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where the family will
receive friends Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside services will
be held Friday, 2 p.m. at Riverview Cemetery.
Departed this life June 11, 1997, Mrs. Maude Short of Richmond. Remains
rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral notice
Mrs. Rosemary Singleton of Richmond entered eternal rest June 9, 1997.
She is survived by five sons, Leon, Shawn, Andre, Samuel and Lawrence Singleton;
one daughter, Shannon Singleton; father, Willie Morant; three brothers;
three sisters; a host of other relatives and friends. Her remains will
lie in state Friday 1 p.m. at Greater Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 913 N.
1st St. where a Eulogistic service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Rev. Kenneth
Dennis, Pastor, officiating; Bland & Brunson, Directors. Professional
services entrusted to the: A. D. Price Funeral Establishment
Departed this life June 8, 1997, Raymond M. Standifer Sr., formerly
of 9500 Trojan Ct. He is survived by five children, Rose Lucas, Detroit,
MI, Raymond Standifer Jr. of Richmond, Rita Oliman of Cleveland, OH, Ron
ald Standifer of Woodbridge, Va and Rosalind Sewell of Centreville, Va;
former wife, Mrs. Ruby Fay Standifer of Centreville; two sisters, Ellen
Price of Cleveland, OH and Lillie Ruth Thomas, Kansas City, MO; one brother-in-law,
William Price of Cleveland, OH; one son -in-law, one daughter-in-law, ten
grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends. Remains rest at Chiles Fuenral Home, 2100 Fairmount
Ave. until 10 a.m. Friday, then remains will rest at Mt. Olive Baptist
Church, 8775 Mount Olive Ave., Glen Allen, where family will receive friends
from 11 a.m. until 12 noon and where funeral services will be held at 12:30
p.m. with Rev. Darryl G. Thompson officiating. Interment Roselawn Memory
Mr. Byron (Barnie) Stemen, age 53, of Richmond, died Monday, June 9,
1997. He is survived by his wife, Diana Stemen; four children, George D.
and Paul J. Stemen, Rebecca L. Egan and Tammy M. Stemen; three grandchildren,
Courtney and Mikki Egan and Matthew Stemen; his parents, Kent and Emma
Stemen; one brother; and one sister. A memorial service will be held 2
p.m. Saturday, June 14 in the chapel of the Nelsen Funeral Home. Flowers
accepted or donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
William "Bill" H. Trevilian, age 70 of King William, Va., formerly
of Middlesex County, died June 11, 1997. Survived by his wife, Virginia
"Bernice" R. Trevilian; a son, Thomas A. Trevilian Sr. and his wife, Rose
of Farmville; a grandson, Thomas A. Trevilian Jr.; three sisters, Elizabeth
T. Ballis of Johnson City, Tenn., Josephine T. Erwin and Virginia T. Taylor,
both of West Point; five brothers, Charles L. Trevilian of Locust Hill,
Va., Barton Paige Trevilian of Williamsburg, Thomas Richard Trevilian Jr.
of Richmond, Benjamin Franklin Trevilian of Hartville, Va. and Harvey Coles
Trevilian of Urbanna. Mr. Trevilian was a member of Landmark Baptist Church.
Family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Laburnum
Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave. Graveside services will
be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Washington Memorial Park. Mem orial contributions
may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Virginia Mae Walbridge, 91, formerly of Denver, Colo. died June 8,
1997 at the Pine Village Care Center in Ft. Myers, Fla. She is survived
by a niece, Louise Waters Rodden of Bon Air, Va. Burial will be private.
Mary Hazel Wall, 84 of South Hill, Va., widow of Charles Emory Wall,
died June 11, 1997. She is survived by two daughters, Joyce W. Wright of
South Hill, Betsy W. Walter of Virginia Beach; two sons, Charles M. Wall
of Lexington Park, Md. and William H. Wall of South Hill; 15 grandchildren;
14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lenis Lett Hall of Bracey; Mrs.
Wall was a member of South Hill United Methodist Church for 72 years. The
family will receive friends at the Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, Va.
Thursday (tonight) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday
11 a.m. in the South Hill United Methodist Church with burial in Oakwood
Cemetery, South Hill. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions
to the South Hill United Methodist Church or The National Alzheimers Association,
919 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60611- 1676.
Josephine Lisagor Weinberg, 89, of Richmond, died Tuesday, June 10,
1997. She was the widow of Max Weinberg and is survived by her daughter,
Sharon B. Ellis; three grandchildren, Ronald B. Swerkes, Jennifer R. Smith
and Karli M. Sharp; one great-granddaughter, Samantha Lynn Swerkes; sister-in-
law, Minnie Lisagor; brother-in-law, Sol Weinberg; two nieces, Sandra Deitz
and Carol Aranoff; four nephews, Barry, Richard, Mark and Michael Lisagor;
numerous cousins and loving friends. Mrs. Weinberg and her husband ran
J & S Market on 32nd St. in Church Hill, after which, she became a
leasing agent with General Services Corp. at Westover Hills Apts. until
her retirement. She was an accomplished pianist who volunteered her services
to Temple Beth Israel and its choir, the Jewish Community Center and the
Grand Tones, and McGuire V.A. Medical Center. She also played for Shakie's
Pizza Parlors and Alton's Country Steakhouse. Funeral services will be
held at 2 p.m. Friday at Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta
Ave. Interment Hebrew Oakwood Cemetery.
George William Wilson Sr., 72, of Keysville, died Wednesday, June 11,
1997. He is survived by his wife, Frances Leadbetter Wilson; three daughters,
Hilda W. Ferguson, Appomattox, Carolyn W. Shook, Charlotte Court House
and Margaret W. Taylor, Keysville; two sons, George W. Wilson Jr., Crewe
and Glenn Wilson, Dundas; three sisters, Josephine W. Carter, Farmville,
Mary W. Hardy, Keysville and India W. Meadows, Farmville; seven grand children.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gideon M. Wilson; his mother, Carrie
Fitz Wilson and a brother, Robert S. Wilson. Graveside services will be
held 2 p.m. Friday in the Wilson Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Browning Funeral Home.
Nell Marshall Wimbish, 91, died June 10, 1997. Mrs. Wimbish was the
widow of Raymond L. Wimbish, State Supervisor of Pupil Transportation for
over 30 years, who pioneered the red flashing lights in use nation wide.
She is survived by her son, Judge William L. Wimbish; daughter -in-law,
Julia McGranahan Wimbish; grandchildren, Maj. William L. Wimbish Jr. (U.S.
Army), Marshall Scott Wimbish and Mary Reaves Wimbish; great-grandson,
William L. Wimbish III; and sister, Christine Marshall Smither. The family
will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Chapel of
Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave. Graveside services will be held
at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, in Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church.
Departed this life June 11, 1997, Ms. Saphonia L. Woolridge of 1316
Coalter St. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland
Ave. Funeral notice later.
Departed this life Wednesday, June 11, 1997, Mr. William L. Woolridge
Sr. of Richmond. Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral Home, 19th & Hull
Sts. Funeral notice later. The family may be contacted at 745-0532.
Glen D. Yeatts, 38, of Lawrenceville, Va. died June 10, 1997. He is
survived by his wife, Teresa Smith Yeatts; a daughter, Janie Nicole Yeatts;
his mother, Cora Yeatts of Alberta; his grandmother, Thelma Yeatts of White
Plains; his mother-in -law, Jane Smith; a brother, Ken Yeatts of Virginia
Beach; two sisters, Donna Moore of Brodnax and Wan- da Dawson of Alberta.
A memorial service will be held today, Thursday, 2 p.m. at the Williams
Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to the Edgerton Caregivers c/o Jane Roberts, 67 County Pond Road, Lawrenceville,