|Published June 14, 2000
Connie Lee Abrams, 46, of Ashland, Va., departed this life suddenly
June 11, 2000. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Corine
Abrams. He is survived by stepparents, Alfred and Margar et Abrams; two
sisters, Jackie Abrams and Kim Waddy; one brother, Sandy Abrams; two stepbrothers,
two stepsisters; brother-in-law, Richard E. Waddy; six nephews, three nieces,
a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Remains rest at the Henry
W. Dabney Funeral Home, 518 N. Washington Hwy., Ashland. Funeral services
will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Shiloh Baptist Church, Ashland. Rev. Michael
Shannon officiating. Interment church cemetery. McCarthy, Director.
Lillian Anderson, 73, of Louisa, Va., died at home over the weekend.
Mrs. Anderson was a member of Yanceyville Church, Louisa, and was a retired
factory worker from Louisa Manufacturing Co. Survivor s include sons, Clyde
Anderson, Louisa, Donald Anderson, Louisa, William Anderson Jr., Caroline
County; daughter, Mary Jane Woodson, Powhatan; three sisters, one brother,
ten grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Visitation at Woodward
Funeral Home on Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held
11 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2000 at Yanceyville Church Cemetery with her
son-in-law, Jim Woodson, officiating. Arrangements are being handled by
Woodward Funeral Home, Inc., Louisa.
Dora Helen Wilhelm Baker of Richmond died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. She
is survived by her son, Jerry L. Baker and his wife, Lorna; a daughter,
Linda B. Rice-Harris and her husband, Ray; a brother, Col. Linwood G. Wilhelm,
U.S. Army (Ret.); her grandchildren, Sharon Collins of Highland Springs,
Bryan and David Rice, Lee and John Baker, all of Richmond. Her remains
rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill
Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday
(today). A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in Forest Lawn
Departed this life June 11, 2000, Mr. David Brown of 1624 N. 28th St.
Cherishing his memories are his devoted companion, Ms. Patricia Brown;
two daughters, Wendy Turner and Diane Brown; seven grandc hildren; mother
and father, Deacon and Deaconess Robert and Julia Brown; one sister, Julie
Brown; three brothers, Robert Jr., Vernon, and George Brown; nine aunts,
among them one devoted, Mrs. Mary Wardlow; three uncles, cousins, one son-in-law;
one sister-in-law, Mrs. Henrietta Brown; brother-in-law, Stuart Brown;
other relatives and friends. Reposing at the Scott-Lightfoot Funeral Home,
3021 "N" St., where the family will receive friends Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m. at the Sixth Mount Zion
Baptist Church, 14 W. Duval St. Rev. John Johnson Jr., Pastor, officiating.
Interment Roselawn Memory Gardens. His remains will lie in state at the
church one hour prior to services.
William Bolling Chamberlain, age 94, of Richmond, died at his home
where he had lived for 60 years, on Sunday, June 11, 2000. He is survived
by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth Alby Chamberlain; two daughters, Betsy
Hartz and her husband, Bill Hartz and Mrs. Beverly Dickinson; three granddaughters,
Christy Curtice and her husband, Gino Curtice, Susanne Shulleeta and her
husband, Eugene Shulleeta, and Courtney Witt Hartz; two great-grandchildren,
Oliva Curtice and Anthony Shulleeta. He was a devoted, generous, kind and
loving Christian husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who
dedicated his life to his family. Mr. Chamberlain graduated from the School
of Banking at Johns Hopkins University. He retired from the Trust Department
of the former State Planters Bank, now SunTrust Bank, after 40 years of
service. A family graveside service will be held at Westhampton Memorial
Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Giles Presbyterian
Church where he was a charter member. Arrangements by the Central Chapel
of Bennett Funeral Home.
Alease Chambliss, 81, of Emporia, Va., departed this life on June 10,
2000 at Greensville Memorial Nursing Home. She leaves to cherish her memory,
Shirley Hicks of Richmond, Vera Black and Linda C hambliss of Emporia,
and Mary Wall of Freeman, Va.; stepson, Reginald Neely of Dalzel, S.C.;
and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted
on Thursday, 1 p.m. at Little Shiloh Baptist Church of Jarratt, Va. Interment
will be held in the church cemetery. Pearson-Bond Funeral Service is in
charge of arrangements.
Lois Frady Chesley, 92, died June 11, 2000 in Richmond, Va. She was
a native of Asheville, N.C., where she taught school for 36 years. She
moved to Richmond in 1998. She was the widow of Everett F. Chesley, and
is survived by her brother, Everet Frady of St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.;
her son and daughter-in-law, Everett P. and Nell Chesley of Richmond; three
grandchildren, Maria and her husband, Dr. David Fisk of Ann Arbor, Mich.;
Sara and her husband, Donald Kamencik of Richmond, Stephen Chesley of Atlanta;
and two great-grandchildren, Noah Kamencik and Ryan Fisk. Services will
be held June 17 at Groce Funeral Home, Asheville, N.C. Memorials may be
made to the Salvation Army.
Theodore E. Childress Jr., 69, of Richmond, passed on to be with the
Lord Tuesday, June 13, 2000. He is survived by his two children, Kathy
C. Edwards and Vickie L. Childress; and his sister, Virgi nia Williams.
His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull
Street Rd., where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in Maury Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held for Winston Richard Connor on Friday,
June 16, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Patterson and Forest
Mildred H. Cooke, 68, of Richmond, passed away June 13, 2000. She is
survived by her children, Marvin Woolcott Jr., Larry Woolcott and his wife,
Brenda, Sandra L. Clark, Marshall F. Cooke Jr., and Mic hael Cooke and
his wife, Tricia; and also surviving her father, Lacy E. Hailey Sr.; brothers
Lacie E. Hailey Jr. and James A. Hailey and sister, Gloria Arvette; seven
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Cooke retired from Nabisco
after 17 years of service. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s
Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road, where the family will receive
friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and all day Thursday, and where funeral
services will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.
Departed this life June 12, 2000, Mr. Norman Lee Crews of 6500 Walmsley
Blvd. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral
Dorothy Davis of 404 E. Brookland Park Blvd. died June 13, 2000. Funeral
notice later. Arrangements by Scott’s Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park
Elna Louise Brock Ford, 75, of Chesterfield, departed this life Tuesday,
June 13, 2000. She passed away at home in the loving presence of her family,
and the spiritual comfort of God’s love. She was th e daughter of George
W. Brock and Mamie A. Clarke. She is survived by her husband, Earl E. Ford;
three sons, Earl E. Ford Jr., Rev. Russell Ford, and Rev. Richard Ford;
one daughter, Audrey Ford Cash; one son-in-law, Ray Cash; three daughters-in-law,
Sue Ford, Teresa Ford and Sandy Ford; 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ford was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and an inspiration
to many lives. She was a long time Sunday school teacher at Manchester
Baptist Church, ever a spiritual counselor and a loving, faithful servant
of the Lord. She was a recipient of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Community
Service Award in recognition of her helping of people, often strangers
in need. Her earthly remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham
Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4
and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and where funeral services will be held 2 p.m.
Thursday, followed by interment in Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers,
the family asks that donations be made to Bon Secours Hospice/St. Mary’s
Health Care Foundation, 5008 Monument Ave., Richmond, Va. 23230 or the
American Leukemia Society.
Aldo A. Forney (Tony), age 93, of Richmond, died June 13, 2000. He
is survived by his wife of 72 years, Olga E. Forney; his daughters, Leonora
E. Orlandi and Joan M. Wyland; his brother, Frank Forney ; his sister,
Stella Muoio; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Forney
was a member of the Knights of Columbus #395 and the Sons of Italy #315.
His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Staples Mill Chapel, 8510
Staples Mill Road, where the family will receive friends Wednesday, 6 to
8 p.m., Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with a Christian wake at 7:30 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be held Friday 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic
Church. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to
Our Lady of Lourdes Building Fund, 8200 Woodman Road, Richmond, Va. 23228
or Little Sister’s of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Road, Richmond, Va. 23229.
Howard A. Gills Jr., age 86, of Richmond, died Monday, June 12, 2000.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Peple Gills; his son and daughter-in-law,
Howard A. and Coral Gills III; three grandchildren, How ard A. IV, Keith
E. and T. Scott Gills; also three great-grandchildren. Mr. Gills was president
of Gills & Atkins, Inc., vice president sales with the C.F. Sauer Co.
and owner of Business Libraries. His civic activities include being president
of the Richmond Junior Board of Trade, a board member of the Richmond Chapter
of the American Red Cross, a founder of the Presidents and Managers Club,
charter member of the Bull and Bear Club. Memorial services will be held
11 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Laburnum Chapel, Woody Funeral
Home, is assisting family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may
be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
Lilmon Sacra Goodman, 88, of Beaverdam, died June 13, 2000. She was
predeceased by her only daughter, Ann Goodman Griffin. She is survived
by her son-in-law, Earl Griffin; her sisters, Livey Edenton, Laura Marchette,
Ruth Edenton, Patty Durrett; and a devoted friend, Michelle Griffin. The
family will receive friends in the Reid Funeral Home, 412 S. Washington
Hwy., Ashland, Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services Thursday at
11 a.m. in Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 15583 Coatesville Rd., Beaverdam,
Va. 23015. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond. The family suggests
memorial gifts to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.
Deaconess Josephine Corinthian Williams Gordon, born January 10, 1895,
entered eternal rest June 9, 2000 at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond,
Va., after a long illness. She was born in Caroline C ounty, the sixth
child of the late Lewis Williams and Josephine Lawson Williams. Her husband,
John W. Gordon, also preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her memories
one son, John Hyter Gordon of Woodbridge, Va.; one devoted daughter, Hortense
Gordon of Mineral, Va.; 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two
great-great-grandchildren, two daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins
and a host of friends. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday,
June 16, 2000 at Mt. Garland Baptist Church, 4000 Buckner Road, Bumpass,
Va., Route 609. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Saturday, June 17
at the church. Rev. Floyd Roane officiating. Thomasson’s Funeral Service,
Inc., in Louisa is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thelma A. Richardson Green of N. 27th St. departed this life June
10, 2000. She is survived by her sons, William J. (Barbara) and Carl T.
(Earline) Pitchford; daughter, Frances Green; nine grand children, six
great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives
and friends, among them devoted, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Johnson Sr., Mrs.
Mary Morris, Mrs. Dorothy Jackson and Mrs. Lillie Mae Bullock. Her remains
rest at the W.S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home, where her family will
receive friends 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. After 10 a.m. Thursday, her remains
will rest at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where a Mass will be conducted
at 12 noon. Father James E. Parke celebrant. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.
Herbert E. Harrison Jr., 56, passed away June 12, 2000 in Mt. Pleasant,
Pa. Born September 11, 1943 in Lewisburg, W.Va., son of Mayda H. Mahone
and the late Herbert E. Harrison Sr. Survived by his w ife, Annette F.
Harrison; son, Kevin J. and daughter-in-law, Patty; daughter, Angela Fischer
and son-in-law, Patrick; grandchildren, Adam, Lindsey, and Stephanie; mother,
Mayda H. Mahone; sisters, Betty Soto, and Joyce Lysaght; sister-in-law,
Julie Harrison; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Harrison was a Field Service
Engineer with General Electric for 32 years. Family will receive friends
7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 15 at Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham Chapel,
6900 Hull St. Rd., where funeral services will be held Friday, June 16,
2 p.m. Interment Dale Memorial Park.
Miss Mary Virginia Jenkins, 79, of Richmond, daughter of the late,
James Kent and Mrs. Virginia Gibbs Jenkins, passed away Saturday, June
10, 2000. She was retired as supervisor of Accounting Opera tions for the
Commonwealth of Virginia Medical Assistance Program. She was a Past Matron
of Betsy Ross Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Virginia
Museum, the Richmond Business & Professional Woman’s Club, and the
Loyalty Class of First Baptist Church. She is survived by several nieces
and nephews. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of the Bennett Funeral
Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where friends will be received 4 to 7 p.m. Monday
and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with an Eastern Star Memorial Service being held
at 7:30 p.m. A service will be held at the gravesite in Forest Lawn Cemetery,
10 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to the Endowment Fund of the Eastern Star Home, 3000 Chamberlayne
Ave., Richmond, Va. 23227 or to the American Heart Association.
Departed this life June 11, 2000, Ms. Thelma Pauline Jones, formerly
of 456 E. Ladies Mile Rd. She is survived by one niece, Mrs. Mary J. Curtis;
four great-nieces, three great-nephews and other rela tives and friends,
among them a life long friend, Mrs. Harriett Wilson. Remains rest at Joseph
Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave., where funeral services will
be held Thursday, 11 a.m. Rev. James Ryan officiating. Interment Mt. Calvary
Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the funeral home 12:45 p.m. Thursday.
Ruby L. Jones, 69, of Richmond, loving mother of five and a true saint
of God, went home to be with the Lord from the Holy Land of Jerusalem in
spiritual laughter, on Thursday, June 8, 2000. She is sur vived by her
five children, Jeffrey Jones, Dennis Jones, Kenny Jones, Rebecca Goforth
and Beverly Mitchell; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother;
two sisters. The family will receive guests at the Nelsen Funeral Home,
4650 S. Laburnum Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will
be conducted on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle,
2701 Hull St. Rd. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may
be made to Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle. We will love you forever and
wait for the day we will be reunited again.
Lois L. Kirby died June 12, 2000. She was retired from Legget &
Myers Tobacco Co. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday (today)
at Dale Memorial Park.
James Edward Mason, 63, of Captain Cook, Hawaii and formerly of Milwaukee,
Wis., died September 13, 1999 in Kona, Hawaii. He was born September 10,
1936 in Richmond and graduated from Hermitage High Sc hool in 1955. He
retired from the Delco Division of General Motors in Milwaukee, was a veteran
of the Marine Corps, a member of the South Kona Seniors and a volunteer
with the Hawaii Blood Bank and RSVP. He is survived by his wife, Betty;
brothers, Frank G. and his wife, Rosemary Mason of Jacksonville, Fla.,
and Aubrey G. Mason of Aux Sables Forks, N.Y.; a nephew and nieces. Graveside
memorial service will be held June 17, 2 p.m. at Westhampton Memorial Park.
Beatrice Davis Moore, 87, of Sandston, Va., widow of Calvin Ludwell
Moore, died Friday, June 9, 2000. She is survived by her brothers-in-law,
Eugene Moore of Harrisburg, Pa., Marlin Moore of Fancy Gap, Va., and Harold
Moore of Elizabethtown, Pa.; her sister-in-law, Thelma Moore Crozier of
Carlisle, Pa.; also, several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Moore was retired
from Blue Cross Blue Shield. Remains rest at Laburnum Chapel, Woody Funeral
Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends 6 to
8 p.m. Tuesday. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood
Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the American Cancer
Ida Mae Noel, 85, of Richmond, widow of Woodrow W. Noel, passed away
June 13, 2000. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Frances V. Waters
of Richmond; brother, Hilara H. Waters of Plymouth, N.C.; two nephews,
Bruce and Wayne Waters of Plymouth, N.C.; two nieces, Mary Clyde Waters
of Raleigh, N.C. and Robin W. Courtney of Richmond; Mrs. Noel was retired
employee from Philip Morris. She was a member of Parham Rd. Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Parham
Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where services will be held
Thursday, 1 p.m. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made to Covenant Columns Manor Inc., 510 Park Ave.,
Richmond, Va. 23223.
Margaret Rosson, age 84, of Louisa, passed away June 13, 2000 at Henrico
Doctors’ Hospital. She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Ann and husband,
Leslie Rigsby Jr. of Mineral, Va. She is also s urvived by one sister,
Helen R. Moss of Callao, Va.; one granddaughter, Sylvia Rigsby. She was
a member of Goldmine Baptist Church, where she was treasurer, secretary,
trustee and assistant treasurer. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m.
at Goldmine Baptist Church. Rev. Perry Clore officiating. Woodward Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.
John David Salley, 53, of Richmond, passed away June 9, 2000. He was
a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. He served in the U.S.
Navy from 1966 to 1970. He worked as a designer for 21 y ears. He then
became a Bob Ross instructor and fulfilled his dream of teaching others
the joy of painting. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Hayes Salley;
six children, Virginia, Robert, Michael, Christine, Paul and Charles; two
sisters, Sharon Lee Nicholson and Rose Ann Bernhouse; their children, Kathleen
Smallwood, David Nicholson, Karryn Nicholson, and Lessie and Sarri Rose
Bernhouse; and three grandchildren, Benjamin, David and Johnnie. His remains
rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd.,
where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday,
June 14, and where a Christian wake will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday. A
mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany
on Friday, June 16, 2000 at 11 a.m., followed by interment in Dale Memorial
Park. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sacred Heart Center,
1400 Perry St., Richmond, Va. 23224, 230-4399.
Ida Wilson Starkes, 92, of Glen Allen, Va. departed this life Monday,
June 12, 2000. She is survived by her sister, Candace Wilson Rose of Lititz,
Pa.; two grandchildren; one devoted, Barbara Puryea r and Charlie Walters
III; seven great-grandchildren, three nieces, one nephew; one sister-in-law,
Mary Wilson; and a host of other relatives and friends. Remains will rest
at the Mimms Funeral Home, 19th and Hull Streets. Funeral services will
be held Thursday, June 15, 1 p.m. at Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church,
3700 Midlothian Turnpike. Pastor Gene M. Donaldson, officiating. Interment
in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. After 12 p.m. Thursday, remains will rest
in the above named church until hour of service. Relatives and friends
attending funeral services, assemble at the church, Thursday, 12:30 p.m.
Patricia M. Stells, 94, of Richmond, widow of Joseph T. Stells, passed
away June 12, 2000. She is survived by her two daughters, Alice Hester
and her husband, Russell, and Edith Cauthorne, all of Rich mond; also four
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be
held 11 a.m. Thursday at Westhampton Memorial Park. Parham Chapel, Woody
Funeral Home, in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests contributions be made to Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Jesse Pryne Talman Jr. (Jake), age 75, died June 12, 2000, son of the
late Alma G. and Jesse P. Talman Sr. He is survived by Lois Huffman Talman,
beloved wife of 51 years. He is also survived by thr ee children: daughter,
Janet T. and son-in-law, Russell L. Madison of Mechanicsville; son, Jesse
P. (Jay) III and daughter-in-law, Kimberly K. of Virginia Beach; daughter,
Robyn A. Talman and son-in-law, Michael D. Boss of San Francisco, Calif.;
six grandchildren, Amy M. Hilliard, Kelly A. Madison, Whitney P. Madison,
Kirby A. Talman, Jesse T. Boss, Isaac M. Boss; two great-grandchildren,
Caroline P. and Kaitlyn M. Hilliard; also survived by three brothers, James
B. (Ike) of Chesapeake, Richard E. Sr. (Mike) and Herbert B. (Buck) of
Glen Allen; sister, Anne T. Page of Richmond. Mr. Talman was a life long
member and elder of Overbrook Presbyterian Church. He was the retired president
of the family owned Blue and Gray Transportation Co. His remains rest at
the Bliley Funeral Home’s Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where
funeral services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m. Entombment Forest Lawn
Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 2605
Dumbarton Rd., Richmond, Va. 23228 or American Red Cross, Greater Richmond
Chapter, P.O. Box 26508, Richmond, Va. 23261.
Departed this life June 11, 2000, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson Tiller of 717
Parham Rd. She is survived by one sister, Marie J. Cunningham; a devoted
friend and caretaker, Joseph Buford; three nieces, Tracy C. Gravely, Linda
Johnson and Raette Johnson; four nephews, Craig and Kenneth Johnson, Gregory
and Eric Cunningham; several great-nieces and nephews, and a host of cousins
and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral
Home, 2011 Grayland Ave. Funeral Thursday, 1 p.m. at Quioccasin Baptist
Church, 9011 Quioccasin Rd. Dr. Andrew Moseley, pastor, officiating. Interment
Quioccasin Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at church 12:45 p.m.,
Elizabeth Ann "Becky" Vivas of Chester, Va. died June 12, 2000 after
a valiant battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, John M. Vivas;
two daughters, Brandy Powell and Brooke Vivas; son, Ma son Vivas, all of
Chester; parents, John G. and Marie S. Walker; sister, Regina Kyle of Texas;
two brothers, Christopher Walker of Powhatan and John R. Walker of Ohio.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 15, 2000 at 10:30 a.m.
in the Chesterfield Chapel of J.T. Morris & Son. Interment will be
in Bermuda Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral
home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to the American
Mary Vaden Ware, 85, widow of Stanley Taylor Ware, Ware’s Warf, Va.,
died on June 13, 2000 in Williamsburg, Va. She is survived by a son, S.
Taylor Ware Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Carol S. Ware; a daughte r, Barbara
W. Shepherd; a son-in-law, H. Winston Shepherd; a sister, Harriette V.
Price; four granddaughters, Jennifer W. Baldwin, Mary W. Morrow, Anne S.
Ware and Barbara W. Shepherd; a grandson, Winston Shepherd Jr.; and a great-grandson,
Brandon M. Baldwin. She was predeceased by a brother, Herbert W. Vaden
of Zephyrhills, Florida. A graveside service will be held at St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church, Miller’s Tavern, Va. on Friday, June 16 at 11 a.m. In
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tappahannock
Rescue Squad or to Williamsburg Rescue Squad.
Katie Williams (Charlie Mae) of 8415 Shire Court, Mechanicsville, entered
eternal rest June 12, 2000. Cherishing her memory are her husband, Elwood
Williams; two daughters, Sylvian and Latarra; tw o grandchildren, Chauncey
and Kazelle; eight sisters and two brothers, Willie Smith Jr., Jannie M.
Banks and husband, Gary, Andrew L. Robinson, Lillie M. Morris and husband,
Jimmy, Julia M. Pease, Elaine Ward, Katie M. Williams and husband, Lloyd,
Joann D. Fitzgerald and husband, Alonzo, Sgt. Gloria M. Denson, Sylvia
Brinson and husband, Ronald; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other
relatives and friends. Eulogistic service will be conducted Thursday, 1
p.m. at New Dimensions Christian Fellowship Church, 3911 Austin Avenue.
Pastor Stanley Jones, officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Professional
services entrusted to the: A D PRICE FUNERAL HOME
Mrs. Willie Leona Wood of Chesterfield died Tuesday, June 13, 2000
at her home. She was a former resident of Richmond and resided in Chesterfield
for the past 25 years. She was the daughter of the late Rev. William Philip
and Florence Leona Speight Brooke and was preceded in death by her husband,
Thomas J. Wood. She is survived by a son, Thomas J. Wood and his wife,
Maria G. Wood of Petersburg; three daughters, Barbara W. Green and her
husband, Earl J. Green of Richmond, Eileen Wood Whelan and her husband,
James R. Whelan of Chesterfield, and Mary Wood Costas and her husband,
Carlos H. Costas of Richmond; five grandchildren, Carlos J. and David W.
Costas, Suzanne J. Bryson, Sherry W. Upton and James R. Whelan III; nine
great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Brooke Grogan of Glen Allen. Funeral
services will be conducted on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at 2 p.m. at the
graveside in Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends tonight
from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Chesterfield Chapel of the J.T. Morriss & Son
Departed this life June 10, 2000, Mrs. Gertrude O. Wyatt of 1112 Hollister
Ave., formerly of 3715 Edgewood Ave. She is survived by several loving
nieces, nephews and great-nieces, nephews and cousins, two brothers-in-law;
and other relatives and friends, among them, devoted Kenneth Bey. Memorial
services will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home,
2011 Grayland Ave. Dr. Andrew Moseley officiating. In lieu of flowers,
if it is your desire, contributions can be made to the American Cancer