Obituaries

Obituaries, week of July 9: Ellett, Savoy, Wood, Raines, Beale, Scott

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 2:47 pm

Ellett   Robert “Bob” Virgil Ellett, 73, of Lottsburg, Va. died peacefully on July 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Nancy Mattingly Ellett; sisters, Judith Freeman and her husband, David Marshall, of Charlottesville, Va and Janice Clarke and her husband, Willis, of Richmond, Va.; a nephew, Ned Freeman of Richmond, Va.; and a niece, Lori Smedley of Chicago, Ill. Mr. Ellett was born in Richmond,

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  • Obituaries, week of July 2: Flores, Taylor, Marchant

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    Flores   Juan Jose Flores, 47, of Newland, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Maria Flores; son, Ivan Flores; daughters, Melissa and Coral Flores; brothers, Gerardo, Armando, Alvaro, Hilberto, Jorge, and Miguel Flores; and sisters, Yolanda, Arcali, Guadalupe, Maria, and Yesenia Flores. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Tappahannock. The family received

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  • Remembering Howard Straughan

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Howard Straughan

    Howard R. Straughan, Jr. died peacefully on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Melbourne, FL at the age of 84. His two sons, daughter-in-law, and granddaughters were by his side when he passed. Howard was born November 29, 1929 in Heathsville, VA where he spent his boyhood years and graduated from St. Christopher’s School in Richmond.  He would later earn a BA degree from the College of William and Mary, a

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  • Obituaries, week of June 25: Middleton, Vanlandginham, Dillard, Brooke

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Middleton   Julia Courtney Middleton, 74, of Mundy Point passed away June 7, 2014. She was the widow of C. Wayne Middleton and the daughter of the late Lewis Walton Courtney and Julia Dunkley Courtney. Julia worked with her husband in their building construction business, operated a successful catering company and served as the President of Mundy Point and Watts Point Farms, Inc. Additionally, she volunteered her time for various

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  • Obituaries, week of June 18: Evans, Jones, Burrell

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Evans   Vernon Evans, 56, of Lively, Va. died on June 12, 2014. He was a Captain at the Virginia Department of Corrections, Haynesville, Va. He is survived by his son, Kyle Evans and his grandson, Gavin of Orlando, Fla.; his daughter, Vickie Evans, her husband, Glenn and his grandchildren Daric, Julie and Justin of Crisfield, Md.; his fiancée Jean Greenwood of Lively; his brother, Robert M. Evans of Maple

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  • Obituaries, week of June 11: Walters, Oakes, Davis (Robert), Marshall, Scott, Hall, Newsome, Davis (Bernard)

    Posted on June 10, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Walters   Robert Sidney Walters, Sr., born September 12, 1930, in Freeport, PA, left this world on June 2, 2014 to pursue his next adventure. He grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, but wore out the soles of his shoes on the Boardwalk in Colonial Beach, VA.  He served in the U.S. Navy in the 104th Seabee Battalion, where he continued to learn the family trade of Roadway Construction.  He went

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  • Obituaries, week of June 4: Straughan, Shaffer, Talley

    Posted on June 3, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    Straughan   Joy Chandler Straughan died on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 in  Melbourne, FL where she recently moved with her husband of sixty-two  years, Howard R. Straughan. Born in Hartford, AL in 1933, Joy married in 1952 and lived in  Birmingham, AL, Newport News, VA, Whiteville, NC and Miami, FL during  her husband’s banking career. In 1992 they retired to Kilmarnock, VA, where they lived until early this year.

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