Miscellaneous Richmond County, Virginia Obituaries

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Published June 18, 2000

BARBER
Linwood P. Barber, 65, of Richmond, died Saturday, June 17, 2000. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara A. Barber. He is survived by one daughter, Patricia Pope; three sons, James P. Barber and William and Roy Barbour; one brother, Calvin Barber; and one sister, Elizabeth Allmon, both of N.C.; six grandchildren; two devoted friends, Travis and Ruth Higginbottom. 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. Monday, and where services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment Dale Memorial Park. 

BATTLE
Departed this life June 16, 2000, Mr. Walter N. (Buster) Battle of 613 N. 37th Street. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th Street. Funeral notice later. 

BRYANT
Mr. Edwin Parker Bryant, 75, of Emporia, died Friday, June 16, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Louise G. Bryant; son, Joseph Lee Bryant; beloved granddaughter, Joanne Amelia Bryant; two sisters, Mi ldred B. Grizzard of Richmond and Sarah B. Newsome of Emporia; two brothers, Woodrow L. Bryant of Emporia and D. Carlton Bryant of Richmond. Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys B. Gordon. The family will receive friends 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Owen Funeral Home in Jarratt, where the funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, June 19, 2000. Interment Greensville Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the American Heart Association. 

CARR
Francis F. Carr Jr., D.D.S., 63, of Richmond, died Friday, June 16, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Robertson Carr; two sons, Archer Robertson Carr and Daniel Foster Carr, both of Richmond; a nd one brother, Wesley Daniel Carr of Charlottesville. Dr. Carr had practiced dentistry since 1963. He was currently Adjunct Professor of Dentistry at MCV, Chairman of the Richmond City Advisory Board of Health and was Past President of the Richmond Dental Society. Dr. Carr was Committee Chairman for Boy Scout Troop 443 at First Baptist Church. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, and where services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, June 19. Interment in Hollywood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Campaign for Family Values, Robert E. Lee Council, Boy Scouts of America, 4015 Fitzhugh Ave., Richmond, Va. 23230. 

CHARLES
Departed this life June 14, 2000, Mrs. Geneva D. Charles of 2205 Hildreth St. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, McCommodore Charles Sr.; seven children, Jenetta Woodson, McCommodore Jr., a nd Irvin Charles, Vanessa Wilkerson, Diane Charles, Faith Burke, and Marie Charles; 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Idell Davis of New York; one sister, Idell Johnson of New York; one brother, Frank Davis Jr. of Minnesota; two sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, two brothers-in-law, five sisters-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, among them devoted, Mrs. Elizabeth Stevens, Mrs. Mabel Johnson, Mrs. Thelma Holmes and Mrs. Winfrey Ferguson. Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 19 at 11 a.m. from Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 33rd and "S" Sts., with Father James Parke officiating. Interment Washington Memorial Park. The remains will rest in church one hour prior to service. 

COUSINS
Frederic M. "Fred" Cousins of Richmond, went to be with the Lord June 16, 2000. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Stefanie Cousins; son, Michael "Mike" Cousins; daughter, Lisa Cousins; and his mother, Helen Cousins, all of Richmond. The family will receive friends Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, 12 Noon at St. Maryís Catholic Church. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Richmond SPCA. 

ELLETT
Departed this life June 17, 2000, Robert T. (Bob) Ellett of Richmond. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. 

EVANS
William Chesley Evans (Ted), age 88, died June 17, 2000. He was born in Charles City, Va. and worked for 45 years for N.W. Martin. He was a member of Montrose Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Lois Mills Evans; a son, William C. Evans Jr. and daughter-in-law, Carole L. Evans, all of Richmond; a daughter, Barbara Gilbert of Miami, Fla.; a sister, Doris Smith of Henrico County; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joyce Tennant. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at 11 a.m. at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to Montrose Presbyterian Church, 4800 Brittles Lane, Richmond, Va. 23231. 

FLOYD
Mrs. Etheleen Fuller Floyd, 74, of Emporia, died Friday, June 16, 2000. She is survived by her husband, George C. Floyd Sr.; son, George C. Floyd Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Paige F. and Johnny I. M organ; three grandchildren, Kimberly Floyd Gregory and her husband, Charles I. Gregory Jr., Heather Nicole Morgan and Lindsey Brook Morgan; two great-grandchildren, Charles Isaac Gregory III and Claire Elizabeth Gregory; one brother, Archie Fuller; four sisters, Earl Ricks, Frances Daniels, Alease Wrenn and Corine Wheeler. Mrs. Floyd was a homemaker and was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Emporia. The family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Owen Funeral Home in Jarratt, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2000. Interment Greensville Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Main St. United Methodist Church. 

FORNASH
Margaret Worsham Fornash of Richmond, passed away Friday, June 16, 2000. She was the daughter of the late George Kennon and Margaret McKale Worsham of Powhatan, and was preceded in death by a brother , Michael J. Worsham of Richmond. She is survived by her husband, Emil Thomas Fornash; and a nephew, Michael Kennon Worsham. Mrs. Fornash was retired from the Federal Reserve Bank. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Homeís Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a Rosary service at 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday at St. Bridgetís Catholic Church. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. 

GENTRY
Virginia Glass Gentry of Fork Union, died June 17, 2000 in the Village Nursing Center, Fork Union. She was a homemaker and a deacon of Fork Union Baptist Church. Mrs. Gentry was preceded in death by t wo brothers, Raymond and Hollis Glass. She is survived by her husband, Lynn Gentry of Fork Union; two sons, Tony Gentry of Charlottesville, and Greg Gentry of Fork Union; two daughters, Kay Amos of Chester and Teresa Gregoire of Chester; two sisters, Nellie Gentry of Fork Union and Jane Anderson of Amelia; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., June 19, at the Fork Union Baptist Church with interment to follow in Fork Union Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. William Bess will officiate. Sheridan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

GERRARD
E. Paul Gerrard, 72, of Midlothian, Va., died Saturday, June 17, 2000 at Johnston-Willis Hospital. He was born and raised in Cortland, N.Y., retiring to Richmond in 1987. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Erma Mignano Gerrard; four daughters, Dr. Theresa Gerrard and her husband, Robert Kluge of Midlothian, Mary Ann Kosut and her husband, Daniel of Richmond, Constance Deegan of Rochester, N.Y., Paula Nania and her husband, John of Richmond; and a son, Michael V. Gerrard and his wife, Kelli of Henrico Co.; and nine grandchildren. He was a 50 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 43, Syracuse, N.Y., a member of Stonehenge Country Club, and the Church of the Epiphany in Richmond. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, June 19, at 7 p.m. at the Catholic Church of the Epiphany on Smoketree Drive in Richmond. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of Virginia. 

GORDON
John (Jack) Gordon, 70, of Richmond, died Thursday, June 15, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Madonna W. Gordon; his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth (Tish) and Christopher Mondoux; one grandson, Ian Alexander Mondoux; two foster brothers, Billy Maynard of Sandston and Jimmy Maynard of Ft. Hunter, N.Y.; and several dear friends. Mr. Gordon was an entertainer by trade and recently was the organist at St. Johnís Catholic Church and Nelsen Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at St. Johnís Catholic Church, Highland Springs and where a Christian Wake Service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, June 19 at the church. Entombment Hollywood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Johnís Catholic Church, P.O. Box 190, Highland Springs, Va. 23075. 

GUY
Colin Lee Guy, 52, of Palmyra, Va., died June 16, 2000 in Virginia Beach. He was born October 11, 1947 in New York City, son of the late Dr. Loren Pritchett Guy and Frances Fraser Guy. Colin was a gradua te of Mercer University and the University of Miamiís Law School. He was Commonwealthís Attorney of Fluvanna County. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Goshorn of Palmyra; his uncle, Colin Fraser of Maryland; one brother, Dr. Loren Fraser Guy of Wisconsin; and one sister, Yvonne Guy Watterson of Charlottesville. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20 at the Byrd Chapel United Methodist Church, Kents Store. The Rev. James Thornton and the Rev. Frank Schumaker will officiate. Remains will lie in state at the church from 5 p.m. Tuesday until hour of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fluvanna Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squads. Sheridan Funeral Home of Kents Store in charge of arrangements. 

HAGAN
Dorothy Burton Hagan, 79 of Richmond passed away Saturday, June 17, 2000. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, George E. Hagan; one daughter, Stephany H. Woodson; one granddaughter, Lindsay D. Webster; and one great-granddaughter, Meredith Cree, all of Richmond. Mrs. Hagan was a charter member of Monument Heights Baptist Church and drove for the Red Cross Motor Corps during World War II. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Avenue, where the family will receive friends 3 to 5 ad 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 19. Interment in Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bon Secours Hospice or Monument Heights Baptist Church. 

HARVELL
Ollie Norris Harvell, 95, of Richmond, died June 15, 2000. She was the widow of James E. Harvell Sr. She is survived by her daughters, Annie Mae Harvell and Beverley H. Toney; sons, James E. Harvel l Jr. and William "Bill" N. Harvell; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her remains rest at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10), where the family will receive friends from 1 to 3 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, and where her funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Maury Cemetery. 

HELQUIST
Edith L. (Harris) Helquist, 66, widow of Edwin M. Helquist Sr. of Richmond, died Friday, June 16, 2000. Surviving are five children, Linda Lambert, John Armstrong, Deborah Honaker, Edwin (Eddy) Hel quist Jr. and Bradley Helquist; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two brothers, George and Fred Harris. Remains rest at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Broad St., where the family will receive friends Monday, 4 to 8 p.m. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Community Baptist Church, 2400 Pump Rd., Richmond. 

HOLSTON
Departed this life June 17, 2000, Mrs. Luella Holston of 1218 N. 35th St. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral notice later. 

HORNE
Mrs. Agnes Elizabeth Horne of 3023 Lamb Ave., died June 16, 2000. Remains rest at Scotts Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral notice later. 

JAMES
Departed this life June 17, 2000, Bishop Hezekiah James of 7900 Varina Rd. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral notice later. 

KIRBY
Debra J. (Debbie) Kirby of Beaverdam passed away Friday, June 16, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Douglas R. (Doug) Kirby; three daughters, Barbara Bonaparte, Crystal Walden and Julie Kirby; thr ee sons, Doug Jr., Richard Lee and Adam Ray Kirby; her mother, Ruby Evans; two brothers, Carlos and Earl Evans; a sister, Beatrice Petty; also nine grandchildren. Friends may call at the Reid Funeral Home, 412 So. Washington Hwy., Ashland, on Sunday and Monday from 6 to 8:30 p.m., and where services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, with burial in Signal Hill Memorial Park. 

LEE
Mrs. Sally Schuyler Hughes Lee died June 16, 2000 in Farmville. Daughter of the late Edward and Sally Hughes, she is survived by her husband, John M. Lee; a daughter and husband, Sally Lee and Watson Rob erts of Richmond; one son and wife, John Marshall Jr. and Denise F. Lee of Chester, S.C.; four grandchildren. Mrs. Lee was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Meriwether Society and Johnís Memorial Episcopal Church. Family will receive friends Monday, June 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home in Farmville. Funeral services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Johnís Memorial Episcopal Church, with interment 3:30 p.m., Monticello Memory Gardens, Charlottesville. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, Johnís Memorial Episcopal Church, or a favorite charity. 

MATTHEWS
Harry L. Matthews, 71, of Williamsburg, owner and innkeeper for the last seven years of The Alice Person House in Williamsburg, died June 9, 2000. A Richmond native, Mr. Matthews was in the 1950 cla ss of the College of William and Mary, received his B.S. from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and was a graduate of the first Executive MBA Class of the University of Richmond. He had retired as vice president of Logistics from HON Industries after 21 years of service. He had also been the vice president and general manager of their Richmond plant. He was a former member of Kiwanis and a member of the Virginia Bed & Breakfast Association. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Matthews; his children, Harry L. Matthews Jr., Joy M. Mayes, Dean A. Matthews, Donald P. Matthews, Brian L. Matthews, Barry E. Matthews and David B. Matthews; a stepson, Peter J. Nalls; three sisters, Barbara Satterfield, Marjorie Smith and Helen Irvin; and nine grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in Williamsburg Saturday, June 24, at 10 a.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road. The memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. John Vought, with eulogies by friends and colleagues. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Society of the Alumni of the College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 2100, Williamsburg, Va. 23187. 

MAYE
Julian Eugene Maye, 65, of Richmond, passed away Friday, June 16, 2000. Survived by his five sisters, Millie Jones, Harriett Nuckols, Nancy Arnold, Mary Poole, Bettyjo Coates; and one brother, Michael Maye of Hampton, Va. His remains rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michael Rd., Richmond, Va. 23226. 

MEEKINS
Ruby R. Meekins went home to be with the Lord Jesus on June 15, 2000. She was predeceased by her husband, John M. Meekins and her daughter, Grace Y. Cosby. Cherishing her memory are two devoted dau ghters, Jean R. Hobson and Joyce L. Hutchinson; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, two devoted nephews, cousins, one devoted son-in-law, William H. Hutchinson Sr.; one brother-in-law, Bernard Meekins; and a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Remains will lie in state Monday 12 noon at 31st Street Baptist Church, 823 N. 31st St., where the celebration of her homegoing will be held 1 p.m. Dr. Darrel Rollins, pastor. Eulogy by Brother Paul R. Hobson. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

MUNT
George Newcomb Munt Jr., 85, widower of Mary Arnold Munt, died Saturday, June 17, 2000. Born in Petersburg, Va., he was the son of the late George Newcomb and Ella Coldwell Munt. Mr. Munt served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a Master Sargeant during World War II in Northern Africa and Italy. He was retired from E.I. DuPont deNemours & Co., where he worked for 47 years. He was a member of the Eps Society of Virginia, Camden Country Club and Springdale Hall Club. He was a member of the Camden Zoning Commission since its inception in 1969 until December of 1993, a former member of the City of Camden Tree Commission, Past President of the Kershaw County Historical Society, and member of Grace Episcopal Church, where he was a former Vestry member and Junior Warden. Surviving are his daughter, Ellen Munt Bloxsom of Columbia; two grandchildren, Catherine Bloxsom and Penn Bloxsom of Columbia; and one sister, Elizabeth Munt Brigham of Tallahassee, Fla. He was predeceased by a brother, Plummer Coldwell Munt. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2000 at Grace Episcopal Church, The Rev. Ray Waldon and The Rev. Wayne Kinyon will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Childrenís Home in York, York Place, P.O. Box 196, York, S.C. 29749. Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, South Carolina, is in charge. 

PARROTT
Mrs. Beatrice J. Parrott of 202 W. 29th St., departed this life Friday, June 16, 2000. Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral Home, 19th and Hull Sts. Funeral notice later. 

RICHARDSON
Ellwood J. (Ell) Richardson Jr., formerly of 605 E. Brookland Park Blvd., departed this life on June 15, 2000 at his residence, 1400 Grove Ave. He leaves to cherish his memories his parents, Mrs. Thelma Wright; and stepfather, Junious W. Wright Sr.; two brothers, Meredith Adams and Everette Jones; grandmother, Mrs. Viola Adams; three uncles, Eugene Adams, James Lawson and Jessie Winston Sr.; two aunts, Mary E. Lawson and Delores Winston; sister-in-law, Mrs. Barbara Jones; two nieces, Shannon and Schasity Jones; one nephew, Aaron Adams; great-nephew, Shawn Brown; a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave. where funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. with Elder W. McCoy, Pastor of Solomon Temple, officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. 

ROBBINS
Ruth L. Robbins, age 70, of Richmond, died Saturday, June 17, 2000. She is survived by her sister, Edna R. Powell of Mechanicsville; also several nieces and nephews; her very good friend, Marie L. Hopkins of Richmond. Miss Robbins was a member of West End Alliance Church. She worked at Crawford Manufacturing Company for over 40 years and at the time of her death, she was employed at Hand Craft Services. Remains rest at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Road, where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and where funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday. Interment will be held 3 p.m. Monday at Glebe Landing Baptist Church Cemetery, Middlesex County. 

SHAW
Earl F. Shaw Jr., 40, of Richmond, died Thursday, June 15, 2000. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Clark Jr. He is survived by two sons, Frank and Joel Shaw; and daughter , Taige Shaw; his mother, Jacqueline C. Shaw. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Homeís Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3541 Cogbill Road. Interment Dale Memorial Park. 

SHERWOOD
Ann Thomas Sherwood, 50, died in Richmond, June 15, 2000. She is survived by her son, Jeremy Sherwood; her mother, Mancha Thomas; her brother and sister-in-law, Neil and Linda Thomas and their son, Christopher; her niece, Blair Ellis and husband, Berk; and their daughter, Samantha; a nephew, Patrick Evans; her aunt, Lucille Lipscomb; special cousin, Lynn Brown and family; also special friends, Bruce Harnden and Paige Davis. Mrs. Sherwood was a graduate and employee of the University of Maine. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2000 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Road. 

SIKON
SFC Leonard Sikon, USA retired, 75, of Toledo, Ohio, formerly of Richmond, died Friday, June 9, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude C. Sikon; son, Rick and his wife, Kathy Sikon of Richmond; dau ghter, Charlotte and her husband, David Swincicki of Grand Rapids, Ohio; grandchildren, Melanie Williams, Cindy Sniegowski, Joshua L. Sikon, Erika C. Sikon; two great-grandchildren, Michael Swincicki and Bailey Williams; also one brother and two sisters. The family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd. Graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday in Arlington National Cemetery. The family requests flowers be omitted and memorial gifts be made to the VFW or local DAV. 

SMITH
Frank C. Smith III (Jr.), of Chester, Va. passed away Friday, June 16, 2000. He was a retiree of Park 500. He is survived by his son, Frank C. Smith IV of Richmond, Va.; daughter, Susan S. Jackson; son-in-law, Sam Jackson; three grandsons, William Samuel Jr., Charles Alexander, and Frank Dylan Jackson, all of Prince George, Va.; and his sister Bette Nelson of Fayetteville, N.C. The family is being served by J.T. Morris & Son Funeral Home, Chester, Va. 

STEADHAM
Infants Hannah Brooke and Emily Nicole Steadham went to be with the Lord Friday, June 9, 2000. They are survived by their parents, Timothy C. and Lorna P. Steadham of Chesterfield; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Steadham of Virginia Beach and Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Pierce of Suffolk, VA. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at Westhampton Memorial Park. Woody Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

STEELE
Robert Howard Steele Jr., 57, of Mechanicsville, died Saturday, June 17, 2000. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Rebecca M. Steele; along with his son, Robert H. Steele III; and his daughter-i n-law, Jennifer G. Steele, all of Mechanicsville; his parents, Dahlia I. and Jennings E. Marshall Jr. of Mechanicsville; a sister-in-law, Ruthann M. Leonard and her husband, David of N.C.; a brother-in-law, Spencer L. Marshall Sr. and his wife, Jennifer and their children, Spencer L. Marshall Jr. and Emily S. Marshall, all of Powhatan; an uncle, Lloyd A. Bryant of Mechanicsville; an aunt, Katherine V. Williams of Richmond; and several cousins. Mr. Steele was a 1974 graduate of Wake Forest University with a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He owned and operated the first Subway franchise in Richmond and later started his own chain of SubMachine sub shops. Remains rest at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd., where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday evening, and where a service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday with interment to follow in Washington Memorial Park. 

STIES
Elizabeth J. Sties (Betty) of Mechanicsville, died June 15, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Sties; son, Thomas E. Garrett Jr. of North Carolina; five daughters, Georgianne Benjamin, Te xas, Cathy Mahoney, California, Laura Johnson, Ohio, Michelle Kimberly and Mary Haynes, both of Florida; brother, George Ellish II, Ohio; two sisters, Marge Sutter, Arizona and Maryann Voytko, Ohio; 13 grandchildren. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday (today) at the Catholic Church of the Redeemer, 8275 Meadowbridge Rd., Mechanicsville, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Building Fund of the Catholic Church of the Redeemer. Arrangements by the Bliley Funeral Homeís Central Chapel. 

TUNSTALL
Anna Marshall Tunstall, 79, of Richmond, died Thursday, June 15, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Richard E. Tunstall; two daughters, Maureen T. Schwartz and her husband, Paul J. Schwartz, and Carole T. Stevens; one brother, Joseph Marshall; two sisters, Mary M. Rabe, and Margaret M. Wilkinson, all of Richmond; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Tunstall was a member of Second Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed writing, particularly childrenís stories. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 18. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. 

WHITING
Died June 17, 2000, Mrs. Betty J. Whiting of 2310 N. 25th St. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral notice later. 


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