|Published February 26, 2000
Kenneth Austin Alexander, of 2311 Halifax Ave., entered eternal rest
February 24, 2000. Professional services entrusted to the: A D PRICE FUNERAL
Edward A. "Ed" Austin, 77, a retired Virginia State Trooper with 30
years service in Chesterfield Co., died February 24, 2000. He is survived
by his wife, Eleanor Holt Austin; daughter and son-in-la w, Cheryl A. and
Wilbur G. Beavers; daughter, Robin L. Austin; sister, Garnett A. Wright,;
brother, Harold Austin; grandchildren, Kim S. Condrey, Justin A. Beavers,
Edward A. Austin II; a host of friends and his many brothers and sisters
in law enforcement at the Virginia State Police. His remains rest at the
Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10) where the family
will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, and where
his funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday. Interment will be at the
Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia at 3 p.m.
Gladys Pollok Bradshaw, age 91, of Burkeville, widow of Joseph D. Bradshaw,
died Thursday, February 24, 2000. She is survived by one son, Richard D.
Bradshaw and wife, Katherine of Fairhope, Ala.; two grandchildren, Susan
and Katherine Bradshaw; nieces and nephews, Dorothy L. Agnew of Burkeville,
Lelia Pollok Huff of High Point, N.C., Dr. Skottowe Fishburne of Columbia,
S.C., Robert Morris Pollok Jr. of Danville, Mary Helen Pollok of Danville,
and Charles Watson of Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Bradshaw was a member of Crewe
Baptist Church and taught Sunday School for a number of years. Funeral
services will be held Sunday, 3 p.m., at the Crewe Baptist Church with
the Dr. James L. Bradshaw and Dr. Ben Powers officiating. Burial in Sunset
Hill Cemetery, Burkeville. The family will receive friends Saturday, 7
to 8:30 p.m., at the Jennings-McMillian Funeral Home. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Nottoway Co. Emergency Squad or the American Red Cross.
John E. Carnes Sr., 81, of Richmond, died February 24, 2000. He is
survived by his wife, Myrtle Schooles Carnes; daughter, Linda Gayle Ashburn;
sons, John E. Carnes Jr. and Bobby Ray Carnes; stepson, Johnny L. Harlow;
sisters, Elizabeth C. Mugler, Mattie C. Gilbert and Bessie C. Kramer, five
grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and a devoted friend, Helen Gettle.
His remains rest at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd.,
(Rt. 10), where the family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and
2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, and where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday.
Interment Bermuda Memorial Park.
Peggy Ann Chalmers, 53, of Mechanicsville, passed away Friday, February
25, 2000. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, William R. Chalmers;
two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert M. Chalmers of Mechanicsville, and
Kevin M. and Becky T. Chalmers of Chester; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn E.
Chalmers of Chester; two sisters, Myrtle Gray of Deptford, N.J., and Myra
King of Blackwood, N.J.; brother-in-law, Mark Chalmers of N.J.; two sisters-in-law,
Jean Chalmers of N.J., and Peggy Inman of N.C.; and several nieces and
nephews. Mrs. Chalmers was a former Benefits Claims Analyst with Trigon
Blue Cross and Blue Shield for 14 years. Remains rest at the Mechanicsville
Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Road, where the family
will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and where a service
will be held 10 a.m. Monday, with interment to follow in Washington Memorial
Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be
made to the American Cancer Society or to the Hospice of Central Virginia.
Stephen H. (Steve) Chevalier, 45, instrumentation and controls designer
for ICF Kaiser Engineering, passed away after a brief illness February
24, 2000. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Dal e Hines Chevalier;
his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Jack W. Chevalier of Richmond; sister, Margie
W. Chevalier of Lottsburg, Va.; also other loving family and friends. Mr.
Chevalier was a member of Corbins Fishing Club. The family will receive
friends Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral
Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where services will be held Monday, 11 a.m. Interment
Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity
of your choice.
Annie Johnson Clay, age 70, of Jetersville entered into eternal life
Tuesday, February 22, 2000 at her residence. She is survived by her husband,
Robert "Sonny" Clay; devoted sister, Viola J. Clay and her husband, Langston;
brothers, Horace Johnson and his wife, Daisy and Alworth Johnson and his
wife, Gwendolyn, all of Jetersville; mother-in-law, Mrs. Pearl E. Clay
of Amelia, many other relatives and friends. The family will recieve friends
Saturday, 7 to 8 p.m., Memorial Chapel, V.Y. Scott Funeral Home. Funeral
service Sunday, 1 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, Jetersville, Rev. Wayne
Patrick, officiating with burial in the Johnson family cemetery. V.Y. Scott
Funeral Home, Amelia in charge of arrangments.
Norwood O. Coor, 87, of Richmond and Ophelia, Va., died Thursday, February
24, 2000. Surviving are his wife, Mary B. Coor; son and daughter-in-law,
Bruce D. and Joanne Coor of Kilmarnock; grandchildren, Jonathan, Maegan,
and Catherine. Mr. Coor served in the U. S. Army from 1941 to 1945. He
was retired from DuPont and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Remains rest at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Broad
St., where the family will receive friends, Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and
where services will be conducted, Sunday at 2 p.m. Interment in Forest
Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Tabernacle Endowment
Fund c/o Tabernacle Baptist Church.
James Little Croswhite, husband of Rosemond Abernathy Croswhite, died
Thursday, February 24, 2000. Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home,
Aline A. (Jiggy) Davis, 80, formerly of Highland Springs, died Tuesday,
February 22, 2000 in Morehead City, N.C. She was the widow of Walter Lee
Davis and is survived by one daughter, Betty Ducharme of Morehead City,
N.C.; two sisters, Delma Campbell of Colonial Beach, Va. and Esther Cole
of Sandston; one granddaughter, Cara Stutzman of Wilmington, N.C. Her remains
rest at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where the family
will receive friends on Sunday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and where funeral
services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, February 28. Interment Washington
Danny R. Harvell of Midlothian, died Wednesday, February 23, 2000.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Worcester Harvell; his daughter, Danielle
Kathryn Harvell; a sister, Diane H. Turnage of North Ca rolina; four brothers,
Lawrence, Craig, Jeff, all of North Carolina and Randy Harvell of Richmond.
His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull
St. Rd., where the family will receive friends Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9
p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in St. Mark’s United
Methodist Church. Interment Forest Lawn. If desired, contributions may
be made to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church Youth Group.
Miss Patricia Ann Hatcher, age 48 of Bronx, N.Y., formerly of Cumberland,
departed this life on Monday, February 21, 2000 in New York. She is survived
by one brother, Harold Edward Hatcher; one siste r, Joyce C. Hatcher; two
aunts, four uncles, four great-aunts, one great-uncle, a sister-in-law,
four aunts-in-law, a niece, two nephews, and a number of other relatives
and friends. Her remains rest at Marion Gray Thomas Funeral Home, Cumberland.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, 1 p.m., at Mt. Olive Baptist Church,
Cumberland, Rev. Howard C. Cooper, Sr., Pastor, officiating, with interment
in the church cemetery.
William E. (Sawdie) Hawk, 59, of Maidens, Va., died February 24, 2000.
Survived by his wife, Patricia W. Hawk; one daughter, Connie Lawson; four
sons, William E. (Billy) Hawk, Jr., Jeffrey A. Hawk, Nels on Todd Hawk
and Douglas Scott Overman; one sister, Alma Langley; 14 grandchildren.
Remains rest at the Norman Funeral Home, Goochland, Va., where family will
receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, February 27. Graveside services
will be held Monday, 2 p.m. at the Hawk family Cemetery, Maidens, Va. In
lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Goochland Rescue Squad, Co.
Rev. Dr. James A. Lynch, age 65, of Richmond, died February 23, 2000.
He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Lynch of Richmond; mother, Zadie
B. Lynch of Richmond; four children, Audrey Harris, Jeffre y Lynch, Phyllis
Lynch and James Jr.; one sister, Margaret Baxter of Saluda, Va.; other
relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home,
700 N. 25th St. Remains will lie in state, Saturday, 12 noon, at Cedar
Street Baptist Church of God, 2301 Cedar St., where funeral services will
be held 1 p.m. Dr. Benjamin W. Robertson, officiating. Burial Oakwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wayland Baptist
Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1165, Matthews, Va. 23019.
Mrs. Margaret Morrison LaLonde, formerly of Richmond, died Friday,
February 25, 2000 as a result of complications associated with Alzheimer’s
Disease. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. o n Sunday, February
27 at Lakeview Memorial Park. She was born Margaret Elizabeth Morrison,
the second of seven children, to the late Alma Whitlock Morrison and Herman
F. Morrison on May 24, 1922 in Rockingham. During World War II, she moved
to Virginia where she attended business school and began a career as a
secretary and bookkeeper. She was formerly employed at First and Merchants
Bank in Richmond, Va. In 1956 she married Emil Edward "Ted" LaLonde Jr.
and eventually gave up her career to raise a family. In 1977 the family
moved to Greensboro, N.C. Her husband preceded her in death in 1983. Mrs.
LaLonde is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Jane LaLonde and Andrew
L. Williams of High Point and Beth LaLonde and Seth Cole of Greensboro;
two granddaughters, Bailey Williams and Emilia Cole. She is also survived
by sisters, Mrs. Juanita M. McGowan of Hamlet and Mrs. Frances M. Rice
of St. Petersburg, Fla.; brothers, Fred Morrison of Ocala, Fla., John F.
Morrison of Chesapeake, Va., Harold Morrison of Warner Robbins, Ga. and
Earl Morrison of St. Petersburg, Fla. The family will receive friends from
7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, February 26 at Hanes Lineberry Vanstory Chapel. In
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Carolina Piedmont
Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte,
Cleveland M. (Clebo) Martin, 71, of Chesterfield, died Friday, February
25, 2000 at his residence. Born in Colonial Heights, he was son of the
late Emmett Wayne Martin Sr. and Mabel M. Martin; and b rother of the late
Emmett Wayne Martin Jr. He was owner of Martin Enterprises and a member
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He is survived by his
wife, Carolyn E. Martin; three sons, Wade Martin, Cleveland M. (Bo) Martin
Jr. and Kirt D. Martin Sr.; a daughter, Holly Satterfield; four grandchildren,
Brandon Satterfield, Melissa Martin, Tuesday Martin and Kirt D. Martin
Jr.; two great-grandsons, Korey and Jamie Martin; two brothers, Otis C.
Martin and Don A. Martin Sr., all of Chesterfield County; and a stepson,
Bruce E. Hartsell of Powhatan. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday,
February 28, 2000 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3541
Cogbill Road, Chesterfield County. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park
in Chester. The family will receive friends 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the E.
Alvin Small Funeral Home, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights.
Irwin Morton Miller died February 24, 2000. He is survived by his mother,
Ruth Miller; his wife, Claudia Bradshaw Miller; a son, Claude Bradshaw
Miller and his wife, Angie Stidom Miller; daughter, An n Scott Miller.
Mr. Miller is preceded in death by his father, Sam Miller. The family will
receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral
Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd., Midlothian. Interment private. Contributions to
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Va. or the American Cancer Society.
Patricia Ferguson Mitchell, 62, of Courtland, widow of Julian Banister
Mitchell and owner of Mitchell’s Supermarket, died Thursday, February 24,
2000 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Mitchel l was a native of Greensville
County, Va., and a member of Courtland United Methodist Church. Survivors
include two daughters, Hope Wrenn Mitchell and her husband, Jessie Moore
of South Hill, Julia Mitchell Owens and her husband, Rhett of Courtland;
one son, John Banister Mitchell of Surry, Va.; her parents, C. Wade and
Odell Wrenn Ferguson of Emporia; one brother, Steve Ferguson and his wife,
Patsy, also of Emporia; two grandchildren, Justin Lisk and Kyle Moore.
A graveside funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 27, 2000
in Riverside Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Parks officiating. The family
will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the home of Julia and Rhett
Owens, 22390 Main Street and suggests that memorials be made to the American
Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Ruth Petty, 116 Southampton Road, Franklin, Va.
23851 or Courtland UMC, 22416 Main St., Courtland, Va. 23837. Wright Funeral
Home has charge of arrangements.
Robert William Moore, 92, of 201 Eppes St., Hopewell, Virginia, died
February 25, 2000. He was the son of the late Mary Simmons Moore and the
stepson of Arthur C. Moore. He is survived by many cousins and a host of
friends. He was retired from Hercules, Inc. and life-long member of First
Baptist Church, Hopewell and a member of the Hopewell Historic Foundation.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 29 at 11 a.m. at First
Baptist Church in Hopewell. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested
to Virginia Baptist Children’s Home, Salem, Va.
Kathleen Robertson Nichols, 79, of Chesterfield, died February 24,
2000. She was the widow of Walter Ragland Nichols and is survived by two
daughters, Virginia R. Nichols and Peggy C. Byrd; a son, De nnis Denson;
two sisters, Virginia Massey and Edith Cabrera; five grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham
Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where the family will receive friends Saturday
and Sunday 6 to 8 p.m., and where funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m.
Monday with interment in Sunset Memorial Park.
Frances Dudley Brooks Parker, formerly of Midlothian, age 80, died
on February 24, 2000 in Asheboro, North Carolina. She was the wife of Dr.
Joseph C. Parker, the widow of Thomas W. Brooks Jr.; and t he daughter
of Dr. Harry G. Dudley and Mabel Perkins Dudley. Mrs. Parker grew up in
Danville. She moved to Farmville where she graduated from Longwood College
with a BS degree in 1941 and a MA in 1962. After teaching in Prince George,
Chesterfield, Prince Edward, Amelia Counties and Prince Edward Academy,
she accepted a position at Longwood College as director of placement and
admissions counselor. Later she served director of admissions. After retirement
she was active in the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of DAR and Garden
Study Club and on the Advisory Committee of the License Practical Nursing
School for Southside Community Hospital. She is a member of the Farmville
Baptist Church and has attended the Brandermill Church since moving to
Brandermill Woods Retirement Community in 1989. She was a member of the
DAR as a member at large and the Country Club of Virginia. Mrs. Parker
is survived by her husband, Dr. Joseph C. Parker of Richmond; and her children,
Nancy Brooks Neill of Asheboro, North Carolina, Thomas W. Brooks III and
Stephen M. Brooks of Jacksonville, Florida and Ann Gray Brooks of Centreville,
Virginia; and five stepchildren, Dr. Joseph C. Parker Jr. of Louisville,
Kentucky, Richard H. Parker of Corona, California, Melinda P. Skinner of
Richmond, Dr. Henry R. Parker of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Dr. Kate H.
Parker of Albuquerque, New Mexico; four grandsons and nine stepgrandchildren.
Mrs. Parker has given her body to science. A memorial service will be held
at the Farmville Baptist Church in Farmville, Virginia, on Sunday, February
27 at 2 p.m. The family requests no flowers. Memorials may be made to the
Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway, Midlothian, Virginia 23112.
Arrangements by Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro, N.C.
Joseph Fife Randolph Jr., 4009 North Ave., entered eternal rest February
24, 2000. Professional services entrusted to the: A D PRICE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT
Departed this life February 25, 2000, Mrs. Beatrice M. Rouis of 3800
Cheyenne Rd. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland
Ave. Funeral notice later.
Helen Lane Satterwhite, 79, of Richmond, departed this life February
24, 2000 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Broaddus L. Satterwhite
Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, David and Cindy; s on, Thomas; and two grandchildren,
Allison and Kathryn. She is also survived by three sisters and their husbands,
Mildred and Boyd Wright, Doris and George McDearmon Jr. and Jessie and
George Dyson; one brother and his wife, R. Wesley Lane Jr. and Laura. Mrs.
Satterwhite was a member of Monument Heights Baptist Church and was an
active member of the Sarah Sunday School Class. The family will receive
friends at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave.
from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. A funeral service celebrating her life
will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 26 at Monument Heights Baptist
Church. Entombment in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions
may be made to the Memorial Fund of Monument Heights Baptist Church or
to Bon Secours Hospice.
Ruth C. Silva, 81, of Richmond, died Thursday, February 24, 2000. She
was the widow of Eugene J. Silva. She is survived by her son, Raymond C.
Silva, and his wife, Cecelia; two brothers, Wayne and Keit h Curtis; two
sisters, Jean Bass and Laura Broshek. Her 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. Saturday and 4 to 6 p.m Sunday, and where services
will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday. Interment Dale Memorial Park.
Margaret Hinnant Smelser, age 88 of Crewe, died Friday, February 25,
2000. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Emory M. Smelser; one
brother, William Hinnant of Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, Helen H. Pangola
of Richmond and Lillian H. Craft of Thomaston, Ga.; several nieces and
nephews. Mrs. Smelser was a lifelong member of Crewe Baptist Church, a
former Antique Dealer and enjoyed many hobbies. She was preceded in death
by a sister, Lucille H. Carter. Funeral services will be held Sunday, 1
p.m. at the Jennings-McMillian Funeral Home with Dr. Ben Powers officiating.
Interment in Crewe Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday,
7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial service will be held for the Rev. Robert Steilberg at St.
Michael’s Episcopal Church, Bon Air, 4 p.m. Sunday, February 27.
Ernest Alwin Stopf Sr. (Bud), age 79, of Moseley, Va., passed away
Thursday, February 24, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his loving
wife, Evelyn West Stopf; two sons, Ernest Stopf Jr. and daugh ter-in-law
Alma, and Richard Stopf and daughter-in-law Linda; one daughter, Jeannette
Montez, and son-in-law Dino; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Bud is also survived by five sisters, Anna Wade, Virginia Uplinger and
her husband Joe, Victoria Clawson, Rose Milligan and June Cummings and
her husband Sam; and his best canine friend, Champ. Bud was a devoted member
of the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, where he served as a trustee. Bud
worked at Reynolds Metals for 32 years. His remains rest at the Bliley
Funeral Home’s Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Rd., where the family
will receive friends Saturday (today) from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral services
will be held at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Interment Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be
made to the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 9601 Hull Street Rd., Richmond,
Mrs. Elise Hummel Strotmeyer, widow of Thomas W. Strotmeyer of Midlothian,
died Thursday, February 24, 2000. She is survived by her son, Robert Joseph
Strotmeyer, of Chesterfield; her brother, Ru ssell S. Hummel Jr., of Chesterfield;
and her sister Anne H. Dixon, of Deltaville. Mrs. Strotmeyer was a graduate
of Randolph Macon Woman’s College and studied Acting at the Theatre School
of Dramatic Arts in New York and R.P.I. She was a founder of the Arlington
Association for Retarded Children and later Executive Director of the R.A.A.R.C.
Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home’s Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta
Avenue, where the family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Graveside
services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Mount Calvary Cemetery. In
lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Richmond Area Association
for Retarded Citizens, 1901 Westwood Avenue, Richmond, Va., 23227.
George Frederick "Mike" Vaughan, 68, of Tappahannock died Thursday,
February 24, 2000 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Lois Cantrell
Vaughan; four children, Thomas Paul Vaughan of Tampa, Fla., Debra O’Bier
of Wicomico Church, David Dwight Vaughan of Los Angeles, Calif., and Cynthia
Castaneda of Falls Church; two brothers, Dudley James Vaughan of Bowie,
Md., and Donald Thomas Vaughan of Cheverly, Md.; eight grandchildren. Funeral
services will be held 2 p.m. Monday in Church of the Latter Day Saints,
Tappahannock. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Sunday in the Marks-Bristow Funeral Home, Tappahannock. Interment will
be in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors on Monday,
March 6 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Family
History Center of the LDS Church, 5120 Dabneys Mill Road, Manquin, Va.
Joyce Goodman Vick, age 64, of Susan, Va., died Friday, February 25,
2000. She is survived by her husband, Conley U. Vick Jr.; three sons, Michael
C. Vick, Timothy C. Vick and his wife Nancy, Robert G. Vick and his wife
Susan; one daughter, Elizabeth V. Orozco and her husband Jay; one sister,
Beverly G. Chambers; and five grandchildren, Timothy C. Jr., Denise R.,
Michael C. Jr., and Jacob A. Vick and Katelyn P. Orozco. Mrs. Vick was
a member of the Sandston Moose Lodge #1937. Her remains rest at the Nelsen
Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave. where the family will receive friends
6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral notice
Departed this life February 25, 2000, Elwood Waller of Doswell, Va.
Remains rest at the Henry W.Dabney Funeral Home, 518 N. Washington Hwy.
Ashland. McCarthy, Director.
Clyde Wood Wilkinson, 81, of Hanover, died February 24, 2000. A life-long
resident of the Richmond area, Mr. Wilkinson was a wing gunner on a B-17
during WWII. His plane was shot down over Germany and he spent 18 months
as a P.O.W. before being liberated at the end of the war. He returned to
Richmond, and spent 20 years with Cole, Harding and James Office Supply,
becoming treasurer and office manager. He retired from the B.W. Wilson
Paper Co. An avid and widely respected musician, Mr. Wilkinson performed
with the Richmond Opera Co. and was a soloist with numerous Richmond area
church choirs. Together with his wife he was a founding member of the Mutual
Friends of Music, an area madrigal group during the 1960s and ’70s. He
is survived by Ruthanna, his wife of 50 years; two sisters, Lois Emberton
of Chesterfield and Eunice Crews of Richmond; three children, Charles of
Bluemont, Va., Anne of San Diego, Calif, Carolyn of Alexandria, Va., one
grandchild, many cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be
held Sunday, February 27 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hanover
Courthouse. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church, Hanover.
Mr. Aubrey "Woody" Clyde Woodard, 70, died Thursday, February 24, 2000
at Duke Medical Center in Durham. Mr. Woodard was a native to New Bern,
N.C., and was the beloved son of the late, William Clyd e and Sunbeam Sullivan
Woodard. He graduated from Bullis Prep School, Md. He and his wife lived
in the Washington D.C. area up until 1984, then they moved to Florida,
and finally made their home in Clarksville in 1991. He served as a police
officer for the Washington, D.C. Police Department, retiring in 1969 after
20 years of service, attaining the rank of Inspector. Mr. Woodard married
his loving wife, who survives, Vilma "Pete" Hatcher Woodard on September
12, 1947. During their 52 years of marriage, they had two daughters, Brenda
Dolores Tomkinson of Cantonment, Fla., and Joan Carol Cohen of Hiattsville,
Md.; one son, William Aubrey Woodard of Fairfax Station. Mr. Woodard also
had four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will
be held 2 p.m. today, February 26, 2000 at the Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. John Bohannon officiating. Committal will follow
in the Oakhurst Cemetery in Clarksville.