|Published February 7, 1997
Morton (Scootch) Adelanski, 84, lifetime resident of Richmond and long
time employee of Markow Florist. He is survived by four sisters, Hilda
Feldman, Anne Chernack, Jeanette Shore and Mary Ann Landin and brother-in-law,
Eugene Landin; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Graveside services
will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Beth El Section of Forest Lawn. In lieu
of flowers, contributions may be made to Beth Sholom Home of Richmond.
Died February 4, 1997, Mrs. Katie B. Bailey of 1805 Hechler St. She
is survived by her son, Gurnie O. Bailey Sr.; and daughter, Mrs. Mary Bailey-
Pair; five sisters; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one daughter-in-law;
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Chiles
Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave., where funeral services will be conducted
Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Earl E. Thom as Sr. officiating. Interment
Sanford H. Bradby Jr. (Big Boy) of Charles City, departed this life
February 5, 1997 at his residence. Surviving are his mother, Lillian C.
Bradby; three sisters, Joyce A. Bradby, Ella N. Bradby and Janet Brown,
all of Charles City; one brother-in-law, Claude P. Brown Sr.; six uncles;
two aunts; and other relatives. A funeral will be held Saturday, 1 p.m.
February 8, 1997 at Gilfield Baptist Church, Charles City, Rev. David Keaton
officiating. Arrangements by Turner-Bland Funeral Home, Hopewell.
Frances "Francie" A. Branscome, died February 5, 1997. She is survived
by her mother, Pauletta B. Fens; stepfather, Casey Fens; two brothers,
Michael A. and Paul A. Scott; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James
Paul Bragg; and an uncle, Jim Bragg. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral
Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd. where the family will receive
friends 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
William Frank Burton, 69 of Montross, died Thursday, February 6, 1997.
Mr. Burton and his late wife, Norma Carpenter Burton, owned and operated
the Burton Ford of Montross for many years. Mr. Burton was a member of
St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Heathsville, the Temple Lodge #9 AF&AM
of Richmond, Past Master and member of the Heathsville Lodge #109 AF&AM,
and the Westmoreland Lodge #234 AF&AM, Kinsale, also the ACCA Temple
and the Scottish Rite Bodies. Mr. Burton was also a WW II Navy veteran.
Surviving is a son, William Stevenson Burton of Richmond; a daughter, Kristie
Burton Booze of Buchanan; two grandchildren; brother, John E. Burton of
Heathsville. A funeral service will be held at St. Stephens Episcopal Church,
Heathsville at 11 a.m. on Saturday February 8, 1997. Interment will follow
in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30
p.m. tonight at the Welch Funeral Home, Montross.
Departed this life February 5, 1997, Deaconess Audrey Lewis Chambers.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Deacon Baron Chambers; two sons,
Thornton and Lester Giles; two daughters, Christine Chambers of Memphis,
Tenn. and Audrey Darlene Johnson; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
two daughters- in-law; a son-in-law; four sisters-in- law; two brothers-in-law;
and brother, William Lewis Jr.; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives
and friends, two devoted, Mary Stuckey and Evelyn Morris. Remains rest
at Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. Funeral services will be conducted
on Saturday 1 p.m. at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1900 Whit comb St. Rev. Charles
J. Jackson officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Remains will rest in
church one hour prior to service.
Lillian Marion Davis of Richmond, Va., formerly of Goochland, Va.,
departed this life Wednesday, February 5, 1997. Remains rest at the Robert
Mealy Funeral Home, Goochland. Funeral notice later.
Died February 6, 1997, Elizabeth Dunnavant Hoyle, 85, of Richmond.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Waverly V. Dunnavant Sr.
She is survived by her husband, I. Lester Hoyle; daughters, Barbara Dunnavant
Ober, Mary Anne Dunnavant Pryor; son, W. Vaughan Dunnavant Jr.; sister,
Inelle Bacigalupo; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Her remains
rest at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10), where
funeral service will be held Saturday 2 p.m. Interment Maury Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that con tributions be made to Alzheimers
Association or Branch's Baptist Church.
Destanee Rane Estes, 2 1/2 years of Richmond, departed this life Wednesday,
February 5, 1997. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Tommie
Helen Estes and is survived by her mother, Kelley C. Estes; her father,
John Gregory Estes; her brother, Austin Estes; grandparents, John and Beverly
Cramer, Rodney Estes and Dee Garrett; several aunts; uncles; cousins; and
great-grandparents. She also left behind several other people, whose lives
she touched. Destanee was an angel, sent from Heaven, and now, God has
called her home. We will always love and miss her. A graveside service
will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hardy Central Baptist Church Cemetery.
Nelsen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Robert H. Fields, 102, of Richmond died February 4, 1997 at McGuire
VA Center. Surviving are a niece, Elsie H. Fields of Richmond; a nephew,
Anderson K. Fields, of Philadelphia, Pa.; several great-nieces and nephews;
devoted families, Gibson, Jacobs, Lee, and Winbish; other relatives and
friends. Remains rest at Scott's Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd.,
where funeral services will be held Friday (today) at 3 p.m. Rev. John
Johnson officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery.
James C. Ford, 70 of Goochland, Va., departed this life February 4,
1997. He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving wife, Betty; a son, Keith;
two stepsons, Darrell Chamblis and Theodore Ethridge; two daughters-in
-law, Cynthia Ford and Michelle Chew Ethridge, all of Philadelphia; one
sister, Ruth M. Abney of Moss Point, Miss.; four sisters-in-law, Nettie
Ford of Philadelphia, Gladys Dandridge and Louise Lindsey of Goochland
and Harriet Townsend of Dayton, Ohio; one brother-in-law, John Dandridge
of Goochland; granddaughters, Tenille and Courtney Ethridge and Erica Bing;
nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends; a devoted friend, Alvin Bines
of Phila delphia. Remains rest at the Robert Mealy Funeral Home, Goochland.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 8, at Fauquier
Baptist Church, Goochland, Pastor Melvin Woodson officiating. Interment
church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the National
Kidney Foundation of Virginia, 5001 West Broad St., Suite 217, Richmond,
Departed this life Thursday, February 6, 1997, Mr. Richard Gooden of
Chesterfield. Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral Home, 19th and Hull Sts.
Funeral notice later.
Philip D. Hanks, age 46, owner of Road Runner Courier, died February
5, 1997. He is survived by a daughter, Stacey; his mother and stepfather,
Phyllis and Charles Luck, Sr.; his father, J. W. Hanks, Sr.; a brother,
J. W. (Billy) Hanks, Jr.; a sister, and brother-in-law, Janice and Greg
Simmons; a stepsister, Phyllis Brown; a stepbrother, Charles H. Luck, Jr.;
several nieces and a nephew. His remains rest at Bliley Funeral Home's
Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd. where funeral services will
be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park.
Myrtle "Pert" T. Hart, 93, of Morgantown, W.Va., formerly of Lakeside
Area, Va., died, Wednesday, February 5, 1997, at Mon Pointe Continuing
Care Center. She was born August 30, 1903, in Richmond, Va., daughter of
the late John Watkins and Annie Virginia Ford Toombs. She was a homemaker
and a member of the Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church in Richmond. She is
survived by one daughter, Mrs. James (Ann) Reeves, of Morgantown, W.Va.;
two grandchildren, William A. Hamrick, of Canton, Ohio; Ms. Sharon Browning,
of Las Vegas, Nev.; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death
by her husband, Morris Welford Hart. Friends may call the Joseph W. Bliley
Funeral Home, Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Stales Mill Road, Richmond, Va.
from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11
a.m. at Westhampton Memorial Park with Rev. Bill Young officiating.
Departed this life in McGuire VA Hospital, Thursday, February 6, 1997,
Mr. John W. Hawthorne of Richmond. Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral Home,
19th and Hull Sts. Funeral notice later.
Robert B. Helfrich Sr., retired lighting manufacturers' representative
and founder of the Helfrich Agency of Richmond, died February 5, 1997.
Mr. Helfrich was born in Catonsville, Md. After receiving his BS degree
in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Military Institute, he was employed
by General Electric Co. During WW II, Mr. Helfrich served as Captain in
the Corps of Engineers, European Theatre of Operations. After the war,
he was affiliated with General Electric Supply Co. and was selected lighting
specialist for the State of Virginia. He later was named Branch Manager
for G.E. Supply Co. in Raleigh, N.C. In 1955, Mr. Helfrich estab lished
The Helfrich Agency in Virginia Beach. He moved the agency to Richmond
in 1960 and served as President and CEO until his retirement in January,
1996. Mr. Helfrich was a member and past president of the Vir ginia Illuminating
Engineering Society, and other professional engineering societies. He was
a charter member of the Westwood Racquet Club and served with The Henrico
Lions Club. Survivors include his wife, Dor othy Desmond Helfrich; two
sons, Robert B. Helfrich Jr. of Virginia Beach, David W. Helfrich of Midlothian;
one daughter, Nancy H. Pittman of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Thomas
C. Helfrich of Vero Beach, Fla. and Samuel W. Helfrich; a sister, Mary
Helfrich, all of St. Augustine, Fla; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at Welborne United Methodist Church, 920
Maybeury Drive at Patterson Ave., February 11, 1997 at 3 p.m. The family
suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Mary's Hospital, Bon Secours
Hospice Program, 5801 Bremo Rd., Richmond 23226, Tuckahoe Vol. Rescue Squad,
1101 Horsepen Rd., Richmond 23229, Richmond Area American Cancer Society
or a charity of personal choice.
Mrs. Ethel N. Jackson, widow of James E. "Buck" Jackson, departed this
life February 4, 1997. She is survived by her daughters, Joyce Carter,
Brenda Jackson and Lorraine Hines; son, Arturo "Pepi" Jackson; five grandchildren;
brother, Joseph Nicholson; sons-in-law, Nathan Carter and Milton Hines;
two sisters-in- law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives
and friends. Her remains rest at the W.S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home,
where funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Rev. Vera Ryan
officiating. Interment Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Darryl Everett Johnson, 34 departed this life Wednesday, February 5,
1997. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving mother, Mattie Fonville;
his father, James E. Johnson; two brothers, Terry and James Jr.; his grandmother,
Emily Johnson; one sister-in-law, Ronalda Johnson; ten aunts; five uncles;
and a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Crawley
Funeral Home, 3810 Meadowbridge Rd. where fami ly will receive friends
Friday 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday 1 p.m. at Mt.
Zion Holy Church, 3401 Chapel Dr. Remains will lie in state at the church
10 a.m. until hour of funeral, Elder Donald Fonville Sr. eulogy. Interment
Maury Cemetery. Family and friends kindly assemble at the church 12:30
Died February 6, 1997, Mr. Dewitt R. Johnson, Jr. of Richmond. Notice
of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount
Edward Dale Johnson, age 59, of Mechanicsville, died February 4, 1997.
Survived by two sons, Andrew E. Johnson and Kevin D. Johnson. Mr. Johnson
was a member of the choir at Overbrook Presbyterian Church. Family will
receive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Laburnum Chapel,
Woody Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where services will be held
11 a.m. Friday. Interment Upper King and Queen Baptist Church Cemetery.
Clarence E. Kunkel, 51 of Moseley, passed away February 6, 1997. He
is survived by three children, Scott, Michael, and Kim Crane; three granddaughters,
Lacee, McKenzie, and Morgan; 12 brothers and sisters; and a special friend,
Frances Pavey. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham
Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd. Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday Chesterfield
Baptist Church. Interment church cemetery.
Mrs. Virginia Halloway Maddra, 79, widow of Allie Vester Maddra Jr.,
died Wednesday, February 5, 1997. She was a native of Petersburg, Va.,
and lifelong resident of this area and was the daughter of the late, Walter
and Mary Hack Halloway. Mrs. Maddra was a member of the American Legion
Auxilary Post #136, Ettrick, Va. She was a retired plant nurse for Continental
Forest Industries, Hopewell, Va. Mrs. Maddra is survived by three daughters,
Jennie M. Fleshood of Nashville, Tenn., Annette M. Horner of Wynnewood,
Pa., and Linda B. Maddra of Spring Grove, Va.; one son, Allie V. "Buck"
Maddra III, of Midlothian, Va.; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren;
a sister, Mary Vaughan of Oakridge, N.C.; a number of cousins and close
friends. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 10, 1997 11
a.m. at the graveside in Southlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Prince George
Co., with The Very Rev. John S. Horner, Rector of St. Mary's Episcopal
Church, Ardmore, Pa., and Dr. Dorothy McNeer O'Quinn, Pastor of Salem Sycamore
United Methodist Church, Newville officiating. The family will receive
friends at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home,
Sunday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. On Monday the Procession will leave from
the Adams Street entrance of the funeral home at 1030 a.m.
Donald N. Maloy, died February 6, 1997. He was retired from Advest,
Inc., a veteran of WW II, a member of the Optimist Club of Richmond, the
Navy League American Legion Post #84, the 90 and Nine Breakfast Club, West
Richmond Businessmen's Association, the Westwood Club, and the Hermitage
Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Elise H. Maloy; stepchildren,
Lynn Cave and her husband Rodney, Don Wilhite and his wife, Becky, and
Patricia Horne; grandchildren, Melanie Wilhite, Erin and Ethan Cave. A
memorial service will be held Saturday at 12 noon at the Bliley Funeral
Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., with pri vate burial following.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers,
memorial gifts may be made to the Virginia Home for Boys, St. Gertrude's
School, or your favorite charity.
Died February 6, 1997, Clifton C. Meads, 66, owner of Straw & Feathers
Country Decor. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Meads; son and daughter-in-law,
Benny R. and Jill F. Meads; daughter and son- in-law, Susan M. and Robert
P. Webb; grandchildren, Stephanie L. and Cameron S. Meads, and Kate M.
Webb; sister and brother-in-law, Edith and Eldon Boom; stepchildren, Michael
Henry Calhoun and Wanda Marie Benton; stepgrandchildren, Darin S. and Chad
A. Bottiger. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the
Bliley Funeral Home's Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Road. Funeral
notice later. Memorial gifts may be made to the Clifton C. Meads Scholarship
Fund, c/o Chamberlayne Heights United Methodist Church.
Lela Taylor O'Brien, 86 of Richmond, passed away Thursday, February
6, 1997. She was the widow of Donnell E. O'Brien and is survived by her
daughter, Kathleen Ann O'Brien Moore and son-in-law, James Edgar Moore;
three grandchildren, Brien Donnell Moore, Erin Kathleen Moore and Megan
Elizabeth Moore; three great-grandchildren, Frances Neylan Moore, James
Brien Moore and Jessica Erin Moore. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral
Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd. where a Christian Wake service
will be held 7 p.m. Friday, and where family will receive friends 7 to
9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Catholic
Church, Dinwiddie. Interment church cemetery.
Betty (Ma) F. Olson of Chesterfield County, born January 24, 1936,
died February 6, 1997. Born in Greenville, S.C. to the late A. W. and Lillie
Fowler, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Kenneth Olson.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamela O. Coleman, son-in-law, Bill Coleman,
and their sons, John and Mike Coleman, all of Chesterfield; son, Charles
T. (Tom) Olson, and his wife, Sallie Olson, and their children Anders and
Ingrid Olson, all of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; sister, Edith Davenport, and
two brothers, Jack Fowler, and Clayton Fowler, all of Greenville, S.C.;
brother, Curtis Fowler of St. Cloud, Fla. She was a volunteer at Jacobs
Rd. Elementary School, and was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.
Please make contributions to St. Augustine Building Fund or the American
Cancer Society. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February
9, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 4400 Beulah Rd.
Departed this life Sunday, February 2, 1997, Mrs. Susie C. Page of
5600 Charlevoix Ct. She is survived by her son, Joseph Warren; two granchildren,
Rochelle and Antoine Warren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth
Graves, Annie Mae Staten and Helen McDuffie; one daughter-in-law, Pattie
Warren; one brother-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins, other
relatives and friends, among them a devoted friend, Mrs. Nannie Bland.
Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral Home, 19th and Hull Sts., where funeral
services will be held, Saturday, February 8, 2 p.m. Rev. Shirley Harris
officiating. Interment in Maury Cemetery. Relatives and friends attending
funeral services assemble at the funeral home Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
Died February 6, 1997, Mr. Matthew Perry of Richmond. Notice of funeral
later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave.
Mary Louise Poole, widow of Clyde L. Poole Sr. of Richmond, died February
6, 1997. She is survived by her son, Barry N. Poole and wife, Mary J.;
daughter, Sheila P. Turner and husband, Mike; stepson, Clyde L. Poole Jr.;
stepdaughter, Margaret P. McBee; sister, Ruth Litten; two grandchildren,
Jennifer and Brandon Poole. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m.
Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Mechanicsville
Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd. where services will
be conducted 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Alvin L. Preddy Jr., age 65, of Richmond, died Wednesday, February
5, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Barbara G. Preddy; his son, Alvin
L. (Len) Preddy III; three daughters, Debora P. Murray, Patricia P. Bazzle,
and Michele M. Parkinson; his sister, Cornelia Tillotson, and two granddaughters,
Allie B. Murray and Abbegail M. Preddy. Family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the West Chapel of Bennett Funer al Home, 11020 W.
Broad St. where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday by Dr. Don
Runyon, Pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Interment Westhampton Cemetery.
Mrs. Lorene Banks Rainey, 55, of 2210 N. 25th St., died Tuesday, February
4, 1997 after a long illness. She is survived by three daughters, Sherl
Rainey, Iris Tyler, and Darlene Rainey; one son, Leroy Rainey; six grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth Lewis, Eunice Banks and
Joyce Trent; one brother, Ryland Christian; six nieces; two nephews; one
aunt, Thelma Robinson; one son in-law; two devoted friends, Daniel Hubbard
and Wanda McCutchen; other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter
J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. where a funeral service will be
held Saturday, 2 p.m., Rev. Rosalind Bradley officiating. Burial Oakwood
Departed this life February 6, 1997 in a local hospital, Joe Reynolds,
age 79 of Champlain, Va. He is survived by his wife, Minnie Johnson Reynolds;
three daughters, Mary Jeter of Tappahannock, Virginia Reynolds Parker of
Fredericksburg, and Minnie Lee Pollard of Caret; three sons, Joe Reynolds
Jr. of Fredericksburg, James Reynolds of King George and Donald Reynolds
of Champlain; two sisters, Mary Byrd of Lexington, Ky. and Emma Hill of
Newtown, King & Queen Co. The body will lie in state Saturday, February
8, from 12 Noon until 7 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock,
where the family will receive friends 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will
be held Sunday, February 9, 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, Champlain,
Rev. James Sherman officiating. Interment in the church cemetery.
Mr. Ira Catlett Romines, 71 of Emporia, died Thursday, February 6,
1997. He is survived by his wife, Betty L. Romines; daughter, Gladys Brittle
of Ivor; sons, Olin G. Romines of Franklin, and Ira C. Romines Jr. of Capron;
three stepdaughters, Patricia Jones, Carol Sue King, and Rhonda Wells,
all of Emporia; two stepsons, Dale Wells of Jarratt, and Jimmie Parrotte
of Newport News; five grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; one great-grandson.
Mr. Romines was retired from Southampton Correctional Center. The family
will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S.
Halifax Rd., Jarratt, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Satur
day. Interment Greensville Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family
suggests memorial contributions be made to Greensville Volunteer Rescue
Ellen Oulds Scott, 86, of Amelia, Virginia, died Tuesday, February
4, 1997, at the Amelia Nursing Center. She is survived by daughters, Anna
Reid, Virginia Hayes and Mary Jones, all of New York City, N.Y.; sons,
Franklin and William of Amelia, Wilbert of Cincinnati, Ohio and Richard
of Chesterfield; 17 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; one son-in-law,
5 daughters-in-law; two sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. Funeral
services with burial Saturday, February 8, 2 p.m. Bethia Baptist Church,
Amelia, Dr. Walter Patrick, Pastor. Services entrusted to V.Y. Scott Funeral
Home, Amelia, Rev. Paul M. Wilson, Director.
Died February 5, 1997, Minnie Patterson Stone, 83 of Ashland, widow
of William Aubrey Stone. She is survived by her son, Aubrey W. Stone and
wife, Ann; grandson, Wesley Stone and wife, Karen; granddaugh ter, Susan
Campbell and husband, Mark; three great-grandchildren, Drew and Sarah Campbell
and John Aubrey Stone; sister, Pearl Gibson; and son, George Gallimore.
The family will receive friends Friday 7 to 9 p.m. in the Reid Funeral
Home, 412 S. Washington Hwy., Ashland. Funeral services Saturday 11 a.m.
Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, Ashland. Interment church cemetery.
Adam Michael Strash, died February 5, 1997. He is survived by his parents,
Alfred M. Strash and Linda L. Neely; two sisters, Jennifer and Rebecca
Strash; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Strash; maternal grandmother,
Mrs. Anthony J. Bleichner; and several other relatives. His remains rest
at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd. where
the family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral notice later.
Departed this life Sunday, February 2, 1997, Mrs. Constance E. Stringfield
of 5601 Germain Rd. She is survived by her children, David and John Stringfield,
Barbara Williams and Vivian Richardson; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild;
two sisters, Vivian Marshall and Mildred White; one daughter-in-law; two
sisters-in-law; three brothers-in- law; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins,
other relatives and many Christian friends. Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral
Home, 19th and Hull Sts. After 2 p.m. Saturday, remains will rest in the
Hood Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, 16 W. Clay St., where the family will receive
friends from 3 to 4 p.m. at which time funeral services will begin. Rev.
W. I. Hatch, Pastor officiating. Interment will be on Sunday, February
9, in Wakefield, Va. Relatives and friends attending funeral services,
assemble at the church Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
Carl L. Taylor, owner and president of Tank Trailer Inc., died February
6, 1997. He is survived by his wife, Frances Fulp Taylor and her family
and their extended family, Tim and Linda Ford. Mr. Taylor had been active
in the tank truck industry for 40 years. He was a member of the National
Tank Truck Carriers Association, National Trailer Dealers Association and
the Liquid Waste Haulers Associ ation. He was on the Board of Directors
of the Virginia Trucking Association, serving as treasurer and also the
American Trucking Association. Mr. Taylor was a member of the Manchester
Lodge No. 14 AF & AM, Scottish Rite Bodies and the Acca Temple Shrine.
He was a member of the Million Dollar Band and the Manchester Shrine Club.
He was also a charter member of Willow Oaks Country Club. He attended John
Marshall High School and played in the band. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII.
The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. at
the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd. and where Masonic
Memorial service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. and funeral services will
be held Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. Mr. Taylor
was a supporter of the Shriners Hospital for Children and the Scottish
Rite Childhood Language Center. Contributions will be appreciated in his
memory c/o Acca Temple at 1712 Bellevue Ave.
Departed this life February 2, 1997, Mrs. Addie Bernice Terrell of
Ruther Glen. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Lucille Gethers; son,
Garland Terrell Jr.; devoted son-in-law, Mr. James Gethers; daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Roberta Terrell; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three
sisters-in-law, Mrs. Edith Baylor, Addie and Adell Terrell, all of Ruther
Glen; brother-in-law, Mr. Cecil Terrell; a host of nieces, nephews and
friends. Remains rest at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, Washington Highway
(US 1 North), Ashland. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Oxford Mt. Zion
Baptist Church, Ruther Glen, Rev. C.C. Lee officiating. Interment Church
Cemetery. Remains will lie in state at the church from 12 noon until hour
of service. Family and friends assemble at the church 12:35 p.m. Saturday.
Departed this life February 5, 1997, Mr. Matthew West Jr. of Richmond.
He is survived by his son, Toney Massenberg; two grandchildren; two sisters,
Mrs. Laverne Webster and Mrs. Luella Copeland; four nieces, one devoted,
Burnetta Harris; four nephews; aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives
and friends, among them, two devoted friends, Carolyn Massenberg and Joseph
(Pop) Cosby. Reposing at the Scott-Lightfoot Fu neral Home, 3021 N St.,
where funeral services will be held Saturday 12 noon. Rev. Richard Tucker
officiating. Interment Monday 1:30 p.m. Quantico National Cemetery.
Departed this life February 5, 1997, Mrs. Bettye J. Williams of 1714
Southampton Ave. She is survived by her husband, Spencer L. Williams Sr.;
one daughter, Tracey Cousins; four sons, Spencer L. Jr., John A. and Joseph
L. Williams and Milton L. Grant; 17 grandchildren; three great- grandchildren;
one sister, Sallie Byrd; two brothers, Phillip Jr. and Albert Williams;
one aunt, Laura Lewis; one uncle, Howard Lewis; sev eral nieces; nephews;
and cousins; three daughters-in-law, Daisy and DeSylvia Williams and Amy
Grant; one son-in-law, Ellis Cousins; three sisters-in-law, Louise Jackson,
Ethel M. Hopson and Ann Williams; and other relatives and friends, among
them, Martha Grandson and Mary Roberts. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins
Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. where the famly will receive friends
from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Funeral Saturday 11 a.m. at 1st Bap tist Church,
25720 Greenville Ave., W. Petersburg, Va. Rev. Peter Jeffries (Pastor)
officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Family and friends
assemble at the funeral home 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
Elinor Moore Yeatts, 76, of Richmond, died Wednesday, February 5, 1997.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Archer L. Yeatts Jr.; her son,
Judge Archer L. Yeatts III; and her daughter, Kathryn (Kitty) Y. Davis,
both of Richmond; grandchildren, Carole Y. Tyler and Laura E. Yeatts, both
of Richmond and Philip S. Davis of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Emma
Bridges of Danville and Jessie Rada Easley of Chatham. Remains rest at
the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the
family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services
will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, February 7 at Grace Baptist Church, Dover
Rd. and Eton Place. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of Grace Baptist Church,
the Endowment Fund of the Masonic Home or the Scottish Rite Childhood Language