Obituaries Archive - 126
Published Date: Friday 24th, April 2009

Published Date: Friday 24th, April 2009

Graveside Service To
Be Held Saturday
For Troy Linville, Sr., 87


    BURKEVILLE, April 23 – Troy Richard Linville Sr., 87, of Burkeville, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 in Farmville. He was the husband of the late Gracie Bowman Linville.
    Born in North Carolina, Mr. Linville was the son of the late Robert and Nicey Marion Linville and was retired from VDOT.
   Survivors include his son, Troy Richard Linville Jr. of Manquin; daughters, Margaret Queen of Richmond and Janet Crawford of Cumberland; sisters, Josephine Chenault and Myrtle Cole, both of North Carolina; granddaughters, Sue Taylor, Jennifer Hassler and Lessie Dobbs; grandsons, Scott Hassler and Travis Linville; niece, Linda Campbell; many additional grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, in Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice, with the Rev. Earl Wallace officiating.
    The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home and other times at the home of his sister-in-law, Lois Linville, 27095 Prince Edward Highway, Rice.
    The Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family.

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J.D. Waycaster, 84
Of Dillwyn
Dies April 21


   DILLWYN, April 23 – Jonas Dee (J.D.) Waycaster, 84, of Dillwyn, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in a Charlottesville hospital. He was born October 11, 1924 in Wears Valley, Tenn., the son of the late Robert A. Waycaster and Belle Adams Waycaster.
   He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Waycaster; two sisters, Faye Ownby and Mae Midkiff; brother, John Millard Waycaster; and a great-grandson, Taylor Wood.
   He is survived by a daughter, Shirley Stow of Dillwyn; three brothers, A.G. Waycaster, Billy Waycaster and Ted Waycaster all of Dillwyn; five grandchildren, Rene Marion, T.J. Waycaster, Robbie Wood, Randy Rhymer and Waylon Rhymer, and 10 great-grandchildren.
   Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Cumberland.
   The family will receive friends Thursday (today) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home.
   Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is serving the family.

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Published Date: Friday 22nd, April 2009


BILLY C. CLARK

Memorial Service To
Be Held Saturday
For Billy C. Clark

    APRIL 21 — A memorial and celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. at the Jamestown Presbyterian Church, Rice, in memory of Billy C. Clark. General Sam Wilson will serve as moderator.
    Mr. Clark departed this life Sunday, March 15, 2009 at his home on Persimmon Hill in Farmville. A funeral service was held in his hometown of Catlettsburg, KY on March 19 with committal in the Catlettsburg Cemetery.
    He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann and a son, Billy and wife, Bridget; and grandchildren, Benjamin C. Clark, Timothy Holbert, and Jodie Elisabeth McGuire. A daughter, Melissa Beth preceded him in death on September 11, 2006.
    Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family.

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STITH, Laura O., 96
Of Crewe

    Died April 18, 2009. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 22, at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church with interment in Oliver Family Cemetery, Crewe. Oliver & Eggleston Funeral Home, Crewe.

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Funeral Service
Held Monday For
Jack “Papa” Stinnett, 78


   CARTERSVILLE, April 21 — Jack "Papa" Stinnett, 78, of Cartersville, went peacefully to his heavenly home Friday, April 10, 2009.
   A devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughter, Debbie Sullivan (Nuck); son, James Earley (Teresa); precious grandsons, Colton Sullivan and Tyler Earley; sisters, June Barden (Joe), Mary Jo Sutton, Betty Sutton, and Iva Jean Cutright; brothers, Ted Stinnett (Shirley) and Harold Dewey Stinnett (Bonnie). Jack was preceded in death by his parents, David W. and Jane Stinnett; wife, Mary Alice Stinnett; brothers, Billy, Jimmy Stinnett; and a sister, Della Shores.
   Jack's unconditional love will always be treasured in our hearts.
   Funeral services were held Monday in the Cartersville Baptist Church with interment in Cartersville Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Cartersville Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 15, Cartersville, Va. 23027.
   Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, Powhatan, served the family.

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Paul T. Hipps, 75
US Army Veteran
Dies Sat., April 18

   APPOMATTOX, April 21 — Paul T. Hipps, 75, of Appomattox, departed this life Saturday, April 18, 2009 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Greene County, Tennessee May 11, 1933, to Grover S. and Emmaline Coates Hipps. He was a self-employed mechanic and farmer and was a US Army veteran.
   He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Joyce Hook Hipps; three sons, Ronald Paul Hipps (Tamika) of Madison Heights, Michael Glenn Hipps (Janet) of Drakes Branch and Thomas Grant Hipps of Tappahannock; a daughter, Jeannette Hipps Martin of Charlotte NC; two granddaughters, Kelli Hipps of Hawaii and Michaela Hipps of Drakes Branch; three brothers, Robert S. Hipps (Vevil) of Greeneville, TN, Mark Hipps (Mildred) of Pamplin and Luke Hipps (Gertrude) of Cortland, IL; three sisters, May Belle H. McCarty of Sheffield Lakes, OH, Ollie Belle H. Vaughan of Brentwood, TN and Ruth “Hannah” H. Arrington of Tappahannock; three sisters-in-law, Dorothy P. Hipps (Bryant) of Sycamore, IL, Margery Holt Hipps (Clyde) of Afton, TN and Lois Doty Hipps (Dwight) of Anniston, AL and many nieces and nephews.
   He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Grover Harley Hipps (childhood), Benjamin Raymond Hipps (infancy), Clyde M. Hipps, Aden Dwight Hipps and Harold Bryant Hipps.
   Funeral arrangements by Shorter Funeral Home with graveside service and interment in Veterans Cemetery of Virginia, Amelia, were on Tuesday (today).
   Memorial contributions can be sent to Hospice of the Hills, 202 Clark St., Farmville, VA 23901.
   Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family.

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Funeral Service To
Be Held Saturday For
Winston Wiesner, Jr.

  
POWHATAN, April 23 – Winston James Wiesner Jr., of Powhatan, died Sunday, April 19, 2009.
   He is survived by his wife, Diane Shanaberger Wiesner; son, Jamie; daughter, Autumn; father, Winston Sr.; brother, Danny (and wife Kathy); sisters, Tammy (and husband Shawn), and Danette; nephew, Dillion; and nieces, Casey and Rebecca.
   The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Puckett Funeral Home.
   There will be a funeral service on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Red Lane Baptist Church, Powhatan, with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
    Memorial contributions can be made to Red Lane Baptist Church, 2095 Red Lane Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.
  Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published Date: Friday 17th, April 2009


RICHARD INGE

Richard D. Inge, 93
Retired Postal Worker
Dies Tuesday, April 14


    APRIL 16 — Richard Dabney Inge, 93, of Farmville passed away Tuesday evening, April 14, 2009 in Farmville. He was born March 21, 1916, in Appomattox County, the son of the late Dabney Richard and Mildred Paulette Inge. He was the husband of Rosa Martin Inge. They were married for over 66 years.
    Mr. Inge was asked to serve as a deacon at the age of 21 for Rocks Baptist Church. He went on to be a Deacon at Farmville Baptist and at Heritage Baptist Church, where he currently was an active member. Richard served the United States in WWII with the U.S. Army Infantry division. He left Farmville with Company G, 116th Infantry division and he went in thirty minutes after H hour on D-day. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service.
    He is survived by his wife, his daughters, Diann Byrd Inge of Farmville and Jane Annette Inge and husband, Matthew Witkowski of Vienna; grandson, Jesse Mathias Inge Witkowski and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Nellie Roach, Zelia Ransone and Laura Richardson and three brothers, Buford, Toby and Claiborne Inge.
    A funeral service will be held Friday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at Rocks Baptist Church in Pamplin with interment in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday evening (today) from 6–8 p.m. at the Puckett Funeral Home.
    Memorials may be made to Heritage Baptist Church, 700 Milnwood Road, Farmville, VA 23901.
    Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service To
Be Held Saturday
For Bill Ragland, 79

    WINGINA, April 16 – Joseph William (Bill) Ragland, 79, of Wingina, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009 in Charlottesville. He was born January 19, 1930 in Buckingham County, the son of the late Hubbard T. Ragland and Inez Spencer Ragland.
    He is survived by his wife, Leslie Branch Ragland; three sons, Kenneth D. Ragland of Wingina, William (Frog) Ragland and wife, Dale of Buckingham, and Berry Louis Ragland and wife, Tammy of Maidens; three grandchildren, Jonathan Ragland, Leslie Ruth Morris and Kelly Jean Ragland; great-grandchildren, Logan M. Ragland, Trenton Ragland and Baby Morris.
    Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home, with interment in Buckingham Community Cemetery.
   The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Buckingham County Rescue Squad.
    Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is serving the family.

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Funeral Service
Held Wednesday For
James L. Kidd, 78

    POWHATAN, April 16 – James L. Kidd, 78, of Powhatan, formerly of Nelson County, went home to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009.
    He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean T. Kidd; five children, Dale Kidd (Robin) of Dalton, GA, Beverly Flournoy (James) of Richmond, Paul Kidd (Lynette) of Fayetteville, GA, Naomi Golding (Karl) of Midlothian, and Barbara Bruno (Scott) of Livingston, NY; brother, Kenneth Kidd (Frances) of Afton; sister-in-law, Ann Kidd of Crab Orchard, TN; 12 grand-children; five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
    Mr. Kidd served four years in the Air Force; drove for Mason Dixon Truck Co. for 25 years; worked for the Virginia Dept. of Transportation for 10 years; and was a long-time member of Branches Baptist Church, Open Door Baptist Church, and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.
    Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Powhatan. Interment was in Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia.
    Donations may be made to Hospice of Virginia.
   Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, Powhatan, served the family.

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Funeral Service
Set Monday For
Ruby A. Whorley, 74


    BUCKINGHAM, April 16 – Ruby Amos Whorley, 74, of Buckingham, died Thursday, April 16, 2009. She was born September 26, 1934 in Buckingham County, the daughter of the late Willie S. Amos and Melissa Carrol Amos.
    She is survived by her husband, James D. Whorley; a son, David K. Whorley and wife, Diane; granddaughter, Amy L. Whorley of Dillwyn; two great-grandchildren, Shaeleah Whorley and Brennon Herndon; three brothers and three sisters, Mary Mullins, Shirley Tucker, Robert Amos, Ray Amos of Florida, John Amos of Scottsville, Gracie Keith of North Carolina; a devoted brother-in-law, Arthur Kelley, and devoted sisters-in-law, Brenda Amos, Louise Amos and Mary C. Amos.
   Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home, with interment in Buckingham Community Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is in charge of arrangements.

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Doris A. Harris, 70
Of Dillwyn
Dies April 16

    DILLWYN, April 16 – Doris Allen Harris, 70, of Dillwyn, died Thursday, April 16, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Al Harris.
    She is survived by her mother, Mary Ayers and stepfather, Roy of Dillwyn; daughter, Brenda Jones and husband, Lin of New Canton; son, Don Harris and wife, Roxane of Dillwyn; four grandchildren, Kelly, Berkley, Ashley and Mathew; two brothers, Carl and Richard Allen of Dillwyn; two sisters, Gerry Harris of Charles City and Margie Sams of Dillwyn.
    Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home with interment in Cedar Baptist Cemetery.
    Family and friends will be received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Baptist Church or the Buckingham Rescue Squad.
    Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is serving the family.

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Published Date: Wednesday 15th, April 2009

Funeral Service
Set Wednesday For
Chad P. Pierce, 35


   APPOMATTOX, April 14 — Chad Phillip Pierce, 35, of Appomattox, went to be with our Lord and Savior, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident, Sunday, April 12, 2009. Born in Lynchburg, December 3, 1973, he was the son of Foster Lee (Jimmy) and Helen Johnson (Sis) Pierce of Appomattox.
   Chad was a member of Bible Baptist Church and a 1993 graduate of Timberlake Christian School. He was employed in the family business, Pierce & Johnson Lumber Co., of Dillwyn.
   In addition to his parents Jimmy and Sis, he is survived by his five year old daughter, Hannah Lethco of Appomattox; two brothers, Timothy W. Pierce and wife, Patsy of Appomattox and their children, Kevin and Christy; Mark F. Pierce and wife, Beth of Evington and their children, Derek, Justin, & Blake; two sisters, Deborah Pierce Goin of Appomattox and her children, Scott, Jason, Jaime and husband, Michael; Lori and husband, Rodney and their children, Juliana, Holly and Brady; and Liz Pierce Creasy and husband, Roger of Evington and their children, Cody and Colton.
   He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bernice A. and Earlie Davidson Johnson and paternal grandparents, Lonnie and Pauline Moschler Pierce.
   Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 15, in Bible Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert E. Lee, the Rev. Steve Lamb and the Rev. Jeff Worley. Burial will follow in Old Herman Cemetery.
   The family will receive friends at Bible Baptist Church today (Tuesday) from 6-8 p.m. and other times at the home of his parents.
   The family request that memorials be make to the Hannah Lethco Trust Fund for Hannah’s education, c/o Lori Wilkerson, 1486 Stonewall Rd., Concord, VA 24538.
   Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Appomattox, is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent at www.robinsonfuneral.com

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Celebration Of Life
Service Held Friday
For Evie Reynolds


   APRIL 14 – Our beloved Eva (Evie) Elizabeth Reynolds went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. Evie was born on August 24, 2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
   She is survived by her parents, Mary Brinkley Ward Reynolds and the Rev. Michael Lee Reynolds of Dillwyn; sister, Jacqueline Louise Reynolds of Chesterfield County; brothers, Pvt. Michael Jarvis Reynolds of Fort Benning, GA, and Matthew Lee Reynolds of Dillwyn; grand-parents, Jack L. Reynolds and Mary Reynolds of Midlothian; as well as loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Evie was preceded in death by her maternal grand-parents, Eva Harris Ward and William Jarvis Ward, formerly of Hertford, NC, and her paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Louise Reynolds, formerly of Richmond.
   A celebration of her life was scheduled for Friday, April 10. Services were held at the Enon Baptist Church in Dillwyn, with interment in the church cemetery.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Richmond, the Buckingham County Volunteer Rescue Squad, or Enon Baptist Church, 4096 Oak Hill Road, Buckingham, VA 23921.
   Evie was a very loving little girl and will always be in our hearts.
   Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, served the family.

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LeNoir H. Coleman, 89
Retired Educator
Dies April 9


   APRIL 14 – LeNoir H. Cole-man, 89, of Farmville, died Thursday, April 9, 2009 in Farmville. She was preceded in death by her late husband, T.C. Coleman Jr.
   She was born July 13, 1919 in Crewe, the daughter of the late George Clinton Hubbard and the late Ocie Neil Hammock.
   Mrs. Coleman was a retired high school teacher, having taught for 31 years in Clarksville, Farmville High School, and Prince Edward Academy. She retired in 1983.
   She was a graduate of State Teachers College (now Longwood University), where she also completed graduate courses.
   Over the years, Mrs. Coleman was very active in church, school, and community affairs. She was a member of Farmville United Methodist Church, Nora Lancaster Garden Club, past member of the Jr. Woman’s Club and Sr. Woman’s Club, past president of the Longwood Alumni Chapter, and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also a member of the American Association of University Women and Delta Kappa Gamma.
   Survivors are her daughter, Ann Gail Williams and son-in-law, Gale Williams of Hilton Head Island, SC; grandchildren, Todd Coleman Burkey of Austin, TX and Elizabeth Ashley Burkey of Denver, CO, and niece, Barbara G. Southall of Richmond.
   Graveside funeral services were conducted on Monday, April 13, at Westview Cemetery in Farmville.
   Memorials may be made to the Prince Edward County SPCA, PO Box 66, Meherrin, VA 23954.
  Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home, Farmville, was in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Services
Held Today For
Ola Huddleston, 97


   BUCKINGHAM, April 14 – Ola Mae Trent Huddleston, 97, died Saturday, April 11, 2009. Born July 24, 1911 in Buckingham County, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Katie Trent.
   She is survived by daughters, Deloras (Betty) Puett of Powhatan, Zanie H. Jamerson and husband, Jerry of Dillwyn, Mary H. Butler and Sue H. Maxey and husband, Thomas of Dillwyn; son, Joe G. Huddleston and wife, Lorene of Dillwyn; 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Morton Huddleston Sr.; sons, John Morton Huddleston Jr. and James Milton Huddleston; grandson, John Morton Huddleston III; brothers, Robert L. Jr., Richard, and Andrew Hall Trent; six sisters, Virginia Stanley, Mary (Mertie) Huddleston, Kitty Ward, Ruth Parrish, Zanie Fields, and Blanche Scott.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Lynne Nead, 1266 Black Mountain Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936, or Hospice of the Hills, 713 Oak Street, Farmville, VA 23901.
  Funeral services were held Tuesday (today) at the Dunkum Funeral Home with interment in Salem United Methodist Cemetery.
   Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, served the family.

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Worthington Flowers, 78
Of Curdsville
Dies Good Friday


   CURDSVILLE, April 14 – Worthington Cockey Flowers, 78, of Curdsville, Buckingham County, passed away on Good Friday, April 10, 2009 at his home after a year-long illness.
   Mr. Flowers was born July 28, 1930, in Harrisburg, PA, the only child of Henrietta Cockey and Arthur Bollinger Flowers. He graduated from St. James School in Hagerstown, MD, and attended Williams College in Massachusetts. Mr. Flowers was the long-time purchasing manager for Jackson Manufacturing Company in Harrisburg, PA. He also resided in Baltimore, MD, and then moved to Curdsville where, for many years, he delivered Meals on Wheels in Buckingham County and was a member of the Curdsville Community Center and the Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club.
   Mr. Flowers was married to the late Mary Vals. He is survived by his loving wife, Marie Ross Flowers; sons, A. Philip Flowers and wife, Tina, Edward Vals Flowers and wife, Debbie of Harrisburg, PA; daughter, Nancy Pistorio of Towson, MD; grandchildren, Ashley Flowers, Kaitlyn Flowers, Jordan Flowers, Daniel Pistorio and Ryan Pistorio; step-children, William Thomas Ross of Baltimore, MD, Marianne Ross Burroughs and husband, Wilbur Coles, II of Matthews, Timothy Lee Ross and wife, Barbara of Federals-burg, MD; step-children, Meaghan Kathleen Ross, Gavin Padraig Ross, Nathaniel Ross, Marguerite Marie Ross, Wilbur Coles Burroughs III, Catherine Helen Burroughs, Sebastian Ross Burroughs and Caroline Marie Burroughs, and sister-in-law, Helen Keitz of Mathews. He also leaves behind many kind and loving friends.
   A mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Farmville on Tuesday (today). Interment and a memorial service will be held at Sherwood Episcopal Church Cemetery in Cockeysville, MD, at a later date.
   The family requests that any-one who wishes to honor the sweet memory of Mr. Flowers make donations to the Buckingham County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 444, Dillwyn, VA 23936, or Meals on Wheels of Buckingham County, P.O. Box 936, Dillwyn, VA 23936.
   Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, was in charge of arrangements.

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Published Date: Friday 10th, April 2009


DAVID E. EASTON

David E. Easton, 83
Of Farmville
Dies Tues., April 7


    APRIL 9 — David Emmett Easton, 83, of Farmville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was loved by many and respected by all.
    He was born on December 14, 1925 in Charlottesville, a son of the late William Wallace and Beulah (Clements) Easton.
    Mr. Easton served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. He was a life member of the Charlottesville Lions Club, former member of the Falcons Club, and served as an Usher for many sporting events at the University of Virginia for 39 years. He was a member of the Scottsville, Waynesboro and Charlottesville Fire Depts. and loved his work-shop, collecting clocks and horses, and sports. His favorite pastime was watching his great-grandson Hunter play sports. He retired as Dairy Manager from A&P in 1989, after which he worked as a school crossing guard with the Charlottesville Police Dept until 2006.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Lawrence and Richard Easton; and three sisters, Carrie Rush, Florence Critzer and Virginia French.
    Survivors include his wife, Edith (Ripley) Easton, who was the love of his life and with whom he would have celebrated 60 years of marriage on April 14; son, David Lee Easton of Charlottesville; daughter, Dolores (Easton) Tingley and husband, Bob of Earlysville; two brothers, James Austin Easton of Scottsville and Fred Jackson Easton of Charlottesville; granddaughter, Lisha Joseph Gilliam of Farmville; step-grandson, Bryce Tingley of Charlottesville; great-grandson, Hunter Pratt Gilliam of Dillwyn; a number of nieces and nephews and many special friends.
    A funeral service was conducted Thursday at Thacker Brothers Funeral Home in Scottsville. Burial followed in Scottsville Cemetery.
    The family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice of the Hills in Farmville.
   He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Charlottesville.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Fuqua School Pool Fund, P.O. Drawer 328, Farmville, VA 23901.
    Thacker Brothers Funeral Home, Scottsville, served the family.

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Graveside Service To
Be Held Friday For
Dorothy Lacks, 79


    NORTH CAROLINA, April 9 — Dorothy Wilmouth Lacks, 79, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Tues-day, April 7, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
    Mrs. Lacks was a native of Charlotte County, the daughter of the late Morgan Reese Wil-mouth and Pearl Lean Lacks Wilmouth.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Columbus Branch Lacks; a daughter, Carolyn McKay, and a sister, Agnes Wilmouth.
    Mrs. Lacks is survived by her son, Billy Reese Lacks and wife, Eraina, of Crewe; four grand-sons, Douglas E. Jackson III and wife, Michelle, of Roanoke Rapids, Chad Reese Lacks of Crewe, Christopher Charles McKay and his special friend, Lesley Ferranto, of Keysville, and Brian Kessler Lacks of Crewe; four great-grandchildren, Jennifer Langley and husband, Gene Jr., Brandi Jackson and Zachary Jackson, and Collin McKay; two great-great-grandchildren, Lil Gene Langley III and Ashton Langley; three sisters, Mildred W. Moss of Richmond, Frances W. Lacks of Keysville, and Erma Jean Duffey also of Richmond; two brothers, Morgan R. Wilmouth Jr. and Jimmy Lee Wilmouth, both of Richmond; and special friends, Elwin and Pat Kessler of Smith-field.
    Askew Funeral & Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids is handling the arrangements, where funeral services will be held in the chapel at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, with the Rev. Margaret Horrell officiating.
    The family will receive friends immediately following the ser-vice until 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Farmville, with the Rev. Randy Martin officiating.
    Online condolences may be made to the family at www.askewfs.com.
    Askew Funeral & Cremation Services, North Carolina, is serving the family.

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Published Date: Wednesday 8th, April 2009

Helen L. Shultz, 83
Of Cumberland
Dies April 5


   CUMBERLAND, April 7 — Helen Lewis Shultz, 83, of Cumberland, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dutch Shultz; and her son, Mark.
   She is survived by four children, Steven, Kieth, Risa and Rita; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.
   There will be a private family service.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, P.O. Box 1557, Waynesboro, Va. 22980.
   Blileys Funeral Home, Richmond, is serving the family.

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Joost Kiewiet de Jonge, 89
Formerly Of Penn.
Dies In Farmville


   APRIL 7 – Joost Kiewiet de Jonge, 89, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2009, in Farmville. He was a former resident of Ben Avon, Pennsylvania, and Professor of Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh.
   He was the husband of the late Anne Kiewiet de Jonge and is survived by a son, Niels Kiewiet de Jonge and wife, Barbara; three grandsons, Erik, Chad and Karl; and a brother, Coen. He was preceded in death by a sister, Wendela.
   Joost was born in the Netherlands and educated in Switzerland. He attended Harvard University from 1937 to 1940, when he enlisted in the Royal Netherlands Indies Army Air Force along with his brother Coen. While training in Java, the country was captured by Japan, and they escaped to Australia and finished their flight training in the United States. The two brothers finished the war as B25 bomber pilots in Southeast Asia.
   Following the war, he completed his degree at Harvard in 1953, and became a member of the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh. His principal interest was in the Alleghany Observatory.
   A family memorial service will be held in Farmville.
  The family requests that donations be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
   Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family.

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Miranda Admire, 32
Of Phenix
Dies April 2


   PHENIX, April 7 – Miranda Lynn Admire, 32, of Phenix, died Thursday, April 2, 2009.
   She is survived by her husband, Matthew L. Admire; parents, A.E. Newcomb Jr. and Ida T. Newcomb; brother, A.E. Newcomb III; and a number of aunts and uncles.
   A graveside service was held Sunday in the Evergreen Cemetery, Charlotte Court House.
   The Browning Funeral Home, Keysville, was in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
Held Saturday For
Percy “Pete” Toney, 77


   APRIL 7 – Percy “Pete” Archie Toney, 77, of Farmville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2009, after a courageous battle with congestive heart failure. He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Thomas Toney, his father, Sam Toney, and two brothers, Bobby and Kenneth Toney.
   He is survived by his daughters, Susan Toney of Farmville and Janet Bates and husband, Ronnie of Burkeville; sister, Patricia T. Prince and husband, Clyde of Mascot; brother, Wayne Toney and wife, Sandra of Richmond; two grandchildren, Karl Brown Jr. and Jessica Brown; and a great-grandchild, Cameron Dabney.
   Graveside funeral services were held Saturday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Richmond.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
  Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, was in charge of arrangements.

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