Aubrey L. Ramsey
CHESAPEAKE, Va. -Aubrey Lacy Ramsey, 68, a native of Danville, Va., died September 17, 2001, at a Portsmouth hospital.
A graveside service was conducted Wednesday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Sturtevant Funeral Home was in charge.
Ramsey was a Baptist and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Gerry Ramsey; a daughter, Doris Vick of Chesapeake; a son, William L. Ramsey of Gates County; two sisters, Margaret Tribble of Bel Air, Neb., and Jean Eason of Odessa, Fla.; a brother, Richard Ramsey of Chesapeake; and four grandchildren.
Marjorie E. Gregory
BARCO - Marjorie Eason Gregory, 79, a native of Perquimans County, died September 20, 2001, at Sentara Nursing Home. She was the widow of James Edward Gregory.
A funeral was conducted Saturday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, by the Rev. Tracy Gregory. Burial was in Up River Friends Cemetery.
Mrs. Gregory was a member of Up River Friends Meeting.
Survivors include a son, Barry Gregory of Chesapeake, Va.; three sisters, Lorraine Casper of Belvidere, Betty Lou Riddick of Hobbsville and Gracie Lee Riddick of Elizabeth City; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Frances E. Mattingly
GATESVILLE - Frances Elizabeth Mattingly, 88, a native of Fluvanna County, Va., died September 21, 2001, in Albemarle Hospital. She was the widow of Raymond M. Smith, John "Lester" Hughes and Leslie M. Mattingly.
A graveside service was conducted Tuesday at Green Lawn Cemetery; Newport News, Va. Harrell Funeral Home was in charge.
Mrs. Mattingly was a beauty consultant for over 50 years. She was a member of Ivy Memorial Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Smith of Gatesville and Jack Hughes of Newport News; a sister, Bernice Elliott of Sandston; and nine grandchildren.
Doris E. Askew
WINTON - Doris Eure Askew, 78, a native of Rockingham County, died September 22, 2001, at Guardian Care Nursing Home, Ahoskie. She was the widow of Thomas Jackson "Jack" Askew.
A funeral was conducted Monday at Cool Spring Baptist Church by the Rev. Jack Edge. Burial was in the church cemetery. Garrett Funeral Home, Ahoskie, was in charge.
Mrs. Askew was a homemaker and a member of Cool Spring Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Randy Jackson Askew of Durham; a sister, Mildred Eure of Washington; and a brother, S.V. Eure of Martinsville.
Elijah L. Alston
SUFFOLK, Va. - Elijah Lee Alston, 75, a native of Warrenton, died September 18, 2001, in Obici Hospital.
A graveside service was conducted Monday at Rosewood Memorial Cemetery, Virginia Beach, Crocker Funeral Home was in charge.
Alston was a member of the Word Wide Church of God and a veteran of The United States Army.
Survivors include his wife. Verna D. Alston; a daughter, Marianne K. Jackson of Gates; two sons, Willard Boone of Portsmouth and Morris Alston of Virginia Beach; one brother, Samuel Alston of Suffolk: six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Lucille D. Martin
CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Lucille Doughtie Martin, 62, a native of Jarvisburg, died September 22, 2001.
A graveside service was conducted Monday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, by the Rev. Gregory L. Hensley. Graham Funeral Home was in charge.
She was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Peggy Martin, Rose Yahner and June Lynch, all of Chesapeake and Mary Schicker of New York; five sons, Harry Martin, William Martin, James Martin, Clarence Martin and Donald Martin, all of Chesapeake; two sisters, Susie Palmer of Charlotte and Mary Linton of Roanoke; four brothers, William Doughtie of Hinesville, Ga., Clarence Doughtie of Gates, Ralph Doughtie of North Carolina and Danny Doughtie of Maryland; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
GATES--- Wallace Reid, 79, a native of Gates County, died September 19, 2001, at Guardian Care of Ahoskie.
A funeral was conducted Monday in Celestial Baptist Church, Portsmouth, by the Rev. Leon J. Boone. Burial was in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Fisher Funeral Home was in charge.
Reid retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 33 years of service and was a member of Celestial Baptist Church. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Winefred T. Reid; four sons, Charles Reid, Michael Reid, Barry Reid and Darrell Reid; stepdaughters, Pamela Williams and Belinda Banks; a sister, Fletcher Cross; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
SUFFOLK, Va. - Freenie Boone, a native of Gates, died Jan. 11, 2002, at Nansemond Point Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
A funeral was conducted Tuesday at Corinth Chapel UCC by the Rev. George L Smith. Burial was in Southampton Memorial Park. Gates County Community Funeral Home was in charge.
Boone was a retired self-employed painter. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Suffolk.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah E. Spruill Boone; two daughters, Linda Jean Wiggins of Suffolk and Brenda Ann Lee of Whaleyville; two sons, Jesse Lynn Boone of Portsmouth and Michael Anthony Boone; six grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.
George E. Hill
GATES - George E. "Curly" Hill, 74, a native of New Berlin, Ill., died Jan. 10, 2002, in Louise Obici Memorial Hospital, Suffolk.
A private prayer service was held Saturday in Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville. Memorial contributions may be made to one's favorite charity.
Hill retired from Fiat-Allis Corp., as a plant superintendent after 37 years of employment. He was an Army veteran of WWII.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Reed Hill; two daughters, Barb Baldwin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Betsy Rowsey of Gates; two sons, Darrell Hill of Freeport and David Hill of Phoenix, Ariz.; four sisters, Glida Tate, Roberta Hill, Bettie Ritchart, all of Springfield and Effie Hamilton of Phoenix; four brothers, Joseph Hill of Imperial Beach, Calif., James Hill of Kansas City, Paul Hill of Springfield and Robert Hill of Collinsville; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Lessie B. Shambley
GATESVILLE - Lessie Boone Shambley, 87, a native of Gates, died Jan. 5, 2002, in Obici Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of John Shambley.
A funeral was conducted Thursday at Oak Grove Baptist Church by Dr. Anthony Copeland. Interment was in the church cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home was in charge.
Mrs. Shambley was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, president of Pastor-Aid, member of the Missionary and Home Missionary boards, Senior Choir, deaconess and a Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include a daughter, Carrie Boone of Gatesville; a son, Bonnie Boone of Virginia Beach; two stepdaughters; two stepsons; 18 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.