Marjorie Hirschler died Oct. 14, 2000.
She was born in Oakland, Calif., in 1909. She graduated from Mills College and worked in the publicity office there. In 1931 she married Frederic Hirschler of San Francisco.
During her adult life, Mrs. Hirschler was an active volunteer in her community. She wrote publicity for the American Woman's Voluntary Services during World War II. She was president of the local and regional councils of the Girl Scouts, also serving on the national board both as a member and a vice-president.
Mrs. Hirschler served several terms as an elected member of the board of education in Oakland, Calif. She was a trustee of Mills College and a member of the board of the Community Chest. In Charlottesville she worked with Recording for the Blind and the League of Women Voters.
Mrs. Hirschler leaves a daughter, Carol Goldstein; four granddaughters, Linda Goldstein, Annemarie Jutel, Janet Beucler and Ellen Goldstein, and their families including three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at University Village.
Gifts in her memory may be sent to Recording for the Blind, the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, or a charity of your choice.
Dewey William Lamb
Dewey William Lamb, 73, of Gordonsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at his residence.
Hew was born Feb. 5, 1927, in Albemarle County, son of the late Henry Lamb and Myrtle Rogers Lamb.
Mr. Lamb owned and operated Green Hill Lumber Co. in Gordonsville and was a member of Gordonsville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Hensley Lamb; one daughter, Robin Lamb Stubbs and her husband, Stephen, of Somerset; one son, Dewey E. "Danny" Lamb and his wife, Brenda, of Gordonsville; one brother, Asberry Lamb of Barboursville; three sisters, Lorene Lam of Barboursville, Irene Rogers of Orange and Matilda Corbin of Orange; and two grandchildren, Preston Mark Lamb of Gordonsville and Devon Ashley Stubbs of Somerset.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville with interment to follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Gordonsville. The Rev. Marilyn Spencer will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and asks that memorial contributions be made to the Orange County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 446, Orange, Va. 22960.
A funeral service for Alice Pedersen will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Hill & Wood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Blackwell officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1490 Pantops Mountain Place, Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.
Pansy Meadows Pitcock
Pansy Meadows Pitcock, 80, a longtime resident of Charlottesville, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000. She was a resident of Eldercare Gardens.
She was born in Greene County on June 13, 1920. She worked for many years at Leggett's Department Store in the children's clothing department. She loved being around children. Prior to that she worked at the University of Virginia Hospital.
Mrs. Pitcock was a devoted member of Church of Our Saviour in Charlottesville. She was a wonderful correspondent and kept in touch with her many friends and relatives until her arthritis prevented her from writing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Calvin Pitcock in 1977, and by her mother, Hattie Myrtle Meadows in 1983.
She is survived by two stepchildren, Dolph Pitcock and his family of Jacksonville, N.C., and Hettie Thomas and her children of Crozet, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Church of Our Saviour, Rock Chapel. Interment will follow in the churchyard.
Family and friends may visit from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hill & Wood Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Church of Our Saviour, 1165 E. Rio Road, Charlottesville, Va. 22901.
Corine Williams Hill
Corine Williams Hill, 76, of Orange, died Nov. 7, 2000, at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Orange County, daughter of Phyllis Williams.
She was a homemaker.
She was predeceased by one son, Edward Hill; one daughter, Deloris Washington; one sister, Elizabeth W. Henderson; and two brothers, Albert Williams and James Williams.
She is survived by three grandchildren, Janet Washington of Fredericksburg and Dwayne and Tracey Hill of Gordonsville; three great-grandchildren, Shante, Reneasha and Dashawn Washington, all of Fredericksburg; a devoted friend, Louis Jimmy Johnson of Orange; and a son-in-law, Joe Louis Washington of Gordonsville.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Little Zion Baptist Church, Orange, with interment in the Johnson Family Cemetery. Pastor Marion F. Wilkerson will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Satchell's Funeral Service, Orange.
Paul B. Hood Jr.
Paul Babcock Hood Jr., 72, of Bedminster, N.J., died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at Overlook Hospital, Summit, N.J.
He was born March 24, 1928, in Knoxville, Tenn., to the late Paul B. Hood Sr. and Mamie Verell Hood.
Mr. Hood attended Richmond Professional Institute. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and a former employee at the University of Virginia Medical Center where he was an assistant hospital controller. His hobbies included sailing, leatherwork and reading.
He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey Mustian Hood of Charlottesville and Charles Marcus Hood of Silver Springs, Md.; and a daughter, Paula Hood Smith and her husband, Brant, both of Culpeper.
Additional survivors include a grandson, John Babcock Wood of Culpeper, and the mother of his children, Elizabeth Mustian Hood of Charlottesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Charlottesville, with the Rev. Ralph W. Rowley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
Flowers may be sent to Found & Sons Funeral Home, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, Va. 22701 and/or contributions may be made to the Sarasota Youth Sailing Program Inc., P.O. Box 2706, Sarasota, Fla. 34230.
Found & Sons Funeral Home, Culpeper, is in charge of arrangements.
Lauren Renee Ipsan
Lauren Renee Ipsan, 34, of Stanardsville, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at her home.
She was born April 28, 1966, in Havre de Grace, Md., daughter of the late Sandra C. Caudill.
She is survived by her husband, Phillip G. Ipsan of Stanardsville; two sons, Stephen Walton and Maxwell Ipsan of Stanardsville; her stepfather, Michael R. Jamison of Annandale; and a brother, Lawrence B. Jamison of Painted Post, N.Y.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Ryan Funeral Chapel, Quinque, with interment in Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Holder will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ryan Funeral Home.
Hazel S. Meyers-Faust
Hazel S. Meyers-Faust, 71, of Charlottesville, formerly of Rockwood, Pa., went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville.
She was born Sept. 30, 1929, in Somerset County, Pa., daughter of the late Ned B. Weimer and Nellie G. Weimer nee Weigle. She also was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Meyers.
She is survived by her loving husband, William A. Faust; daughters, Carol M. Moeller and her husband, Henry, and Judy Horner and her husband, Jerry; stepchildren, Judy Harris and her husband, Charles, Cynthia Arnold and her husband, Douglas, William, and Beverly Magazzu and her husband, Joseph; brother, Robert M. Weimer of Boswell, Pa.; sister, Lois Ann Walters of St. Petersburg, Fla.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was loved by everyone. Her happy disposition and homemaking skills were admired by many. She loved cooking and baking, and enjoyed people. Her family will miss her happy songs and friendly smiling face.
A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Church of the Incarnation. All her friends are invited.
Burial services will be held today in Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Church of the Incarnation Building Fund; the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 160, Charlottesville, Va. 22907; or the American Cancer Society, 3042-D Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22901.
Donnie R. Mills
Donnie Ray Mills, 51, of Charlottesville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, after a long illness.
He was born June 4, 1949, son of the late Andrew "Jack" and Erma Snead Mills.
He attended Lane High School with the class of 1967 and served in the U.S. Navy aboard the flagship for the 7th Fleet, U.S.S. St. Paul, during the Vietnam War.
Donnie was last employed by The Greens at Hollymeade as maintenance manager. In his spare time he enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, cooking and fishing.
He was a member of Cherry Avenue Christian Church and his favorite Bible passage was Psalm 23.
Survivors include his stepfather, Willie J. Mills; stepbrothers, Jimmy and Roy Mills; brother, Andrew J. Mills Jr.; niece, Denise Mills Spradlin, great-niece, Kristi Finley; aunts and uncles, Doc and Sue Mills, Clyde and Virginia Giannini, and Bud and Nancy Snead; three half sisters, Judy Werner, Audrey Roman and Patricia Giampa; and a host of other relatives. Special friends who helped Donnie during his illness were Shannon and Little Bill.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Monticello Memory Gardens with Mr. Dave Cuthbertson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
Those who wish to may make contributions to the American Diabetes Association of Virginia, 2788 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, Va. 22901; or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1490 Pantops Mountain Place, Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.
Hill & Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
August Purdum, 84, of Mechanicsville, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at HealthSouth Hospital, Richmond.
He was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Somerset, son of the late John William and Georgianna Carpenter Purdum. He also was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Johnson Purdum; a brother, Fred; and five sisters, Emma Southard, Nellie Smith, Georgianna Southard, Marion Purdum and Rosa Lee Purdum.
He was a retired farm manager.
Survivors include his wife, Rebie Bell Durrer Purdum of Mechanicsville; a daughter, Janet Hartsook and her husband, Ronnie, of Gordonsville; two sons, Wayne Purdum and his wife, Myrtle, of Charlottesville, and Larry Purdum and his wife, Paulette, of Rocky Mount, N.C.; a sister, Virginia Durrer of Somerset; a brother, John of Mechanicsville; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three stepsons, Whitelaw Durrer and his wife, Carolyn, Preston Durrer and his wife, Diane, and Ronnie Durrer and his wife, Joann.
Private graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 10, at Graham Cemetery, Orange, conducted by Steve Evans and Clyde Dalton.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Mechanicsville Church of Christ, 8067 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mechanicsville Church of Christ.
Preddy Funeral Home, Orange, is in charge of arrangements.
Earlene Durrer Smith
Earlene Durrer Smith, 93, of Charlottesville, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at a local hospital.
She was born July 25, 1907, in Greene County, daughter of the late Alva B.C. and Dennie L. Gilbert Durrer. She also was preceded in death by her husbands, Lonnie B. Smith and C.O. Roberts; two sons, Harold E. Roberts and Donald L. Roberts; and a sister, Ruby D. McCormack.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and was retired from Va. Tel & Tel.
Survivors include sons, James M. "Joe" Roberts of Hot Springs Village, Ark., and Louis A. Roberts of Richmond; a sister, Opal Crickenberger; six grandchildren, James M. Roberts Jr. and his wife, Debra, Rita Ann Black, Shelia Roberts Vest and her husband, Kevin, Ken Roberts, Barbara Williams and her husband, Terry, and Linda Hoskins; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a niece, Rachel Branham.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Riverview Cemetery with Pastor Joel P. Jenkins officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
Hill & Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Lee Thorn
Robert Lee Thorn died of liver cancer on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at home in Orange County.
He was born Nov. 16, 1947, in Washington, D.C., to Lillian Kirk Thorn and Robert E. Thorn.
Mr. Thorn is survived by two sons, William J. Thorn and Lucas E. Thorn of Madison; two daughters, Kim Sulser of Englewood, Fla., and Martha-Anne Iben of Baltimore; a sister, Kay VanDoren and her fiance, Teddie R. Backe; a niece, Pati Crow and family, nephews, Jon Woodward and son, all of Madison, and Ben Woodward of Culpeper; four grandsons; and his dear friend, Martha Thorn.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. this evening at Preddy Funeral Home, Orange.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of the Rapidan will be appreciated.
Zane S. Apprey
Zane Swayzine Apprey, 53, of Charlottesville, passed on to be with her heavenly Father on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, in Memphis, Tenn., as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.
Zane was born in Millington, Tenn. on March 7, 1947. She graduated from Barret's Chapel High School, in Memphis, and obtained her training as a registered music therapist at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. She completed her graduate work at the University of Kansas in functional music. She had been a resident of Charlottesville since 1980.
Zane was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and she devoted her entire life to the service of others. She was a pianist at Elk Run Baptist Church near Madison and was loved by many churches including Charlottesville Church of Christ, Aldersgate Methodist Church and Zion Union Baptist Church.
Zane was preceded in death by her father, James H. Tripp, and her brother, Pryntice Ragland.
She is survived by her mother, Fannye B. Ragland of Memphis; her husband, Maurice Apprey of Charlottesville; her son, Morrice B. Apprey of Lynchburg; one grandson, Moorice Kevon Apprey of Charlottesville; two brothers, the Rev. John Langston Ragland and the Rev. Rosheay Ragland, both of Memphis; one sister, Monica Tripp of St. Louis; her stepmother, Geraldine Tripp of St. Louis; her mother-in-law, Effie Thelma Quagrainie; one sister-in-law, Alswell Gloria Quagrainie; one brother-in-law, Kweku Abiw Dougan, all of Saltpond, West Ghana, Africa; two brothers-in-law, Victor Apprey of Reston and Anthony Mark Apprey of NewCastle, England; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives including Sherry and Irma Catron of Memphis and Tyrone Sr. and Coquilla DeNeal of Charlottesville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests charitable contributions be made in the name of Zane. S. Apprey to the Walter N. Ridley Scholarship Fund, c/o University of Virginia Alumni Association, 211 Emmet Street, P.O. Box 3446, Charlottesville, Va. 22903.
The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. this evening at New Hope Baptist Church, 1581 Ball Street, in Memphis.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Saturday followed by funeral services at noon at the Oak Spring Baptist Church, 10250 Godwin Road, Arlington, Tenn. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jefferson Mortuary in Memphis.
Jeffery Earl Craft
Jeffery Earl Craft, 29, of Dillwyn, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001.
He was born June 20, 1971, in Portsmouth, the son of Henry C. Craft of Dillwyn, and Lynne Gerrie Smith Craft of Bland County.
He is survived by his wife, Monica Taylor Craft; three children, Chasity Marie Taylor, Amber Lynne Craft and Jeffery Earl Craft II; maternal grandmother, Betty R. Smith; paternal grandmother, Catherine L. Craft; sister, Windy Paige Craft; two brothers, Quintin Lee Craft and Anthony Clyde Craft; mother-in-law, Jane Taylor; father-in-law, Henry Taylor; and brothers-in-law, Jim Taylor and Hank Taylor.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Dunkum Funeral Home of Dillwyn.
Margaret F. Gallup
Margaret Ella Farrar Gallup, widow of the late Kenneth Raynor Gallup Sr., died Thursday, March 1, 2001, in Winston Salem, N.C. Mrs. Gallup was the daughter of the late Albert Austin and Ella Carpenter Farrar of Mt. Holly, N.C.
Mrs. Gallup was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church in Sanford, N.C. She was a former Sunday school teacher at the Steele Street Methodist Church.
Mrs. Gallup graduated from Greensboro College with a bachelor's of art degree in 1930, and graduated from Duke University with a master's of art degree in 1933.
Mrs. Gallup was a member of the private John Grady Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and was a past regent and member of the Lee County Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy.
She is survived by her sons, Dr. Kenneth R. Gallup Jr. and his wife, Sharon, of Winston Salem, N.C., and Albert Gallup and his wife, Linda, of Sanford, N.C.; grandchildren, Malinda Carole Gallup of Winston Salem, N.C. and Kenneth R. Gallup III of Elon College, N.C.; nephews, David Carpenter Farrar Jr. of Mt. Holly, N.C., and Albert Austin Farrar III of Gastonia, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home in Sanford, N.C.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Casey Chapel at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Sanford, N.C. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Gardens in Mt. Holly, N.C.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church, 2916 Wicker St., Sanford, N.C. 27330; the Boys & Girls Home of North Carolina, P.O. Box 217,Lake Waccamaw, N.C. 28450; or Greensboro College, 5800 West Friendly Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27410.
Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home, Sanford, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.
Pauline H. Jackson
Pauline Harris Jackson, 56, slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2001.
She was dearly loved by her family and many friends and will be greatly missed. Her life was a life of service, laughter, and deep humanitarian compassion.
Pauline was born May 30, 1944, in Albemarle County, the youngest of 10 children, born to Joseph Henry Harris Sr. and Rosa Smith Harris, also of Albemarle County. She was preceded in death by both parents, her father in 1945 and her mother in 1955. In 1955, she was taken into the care of foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Rawlings of Albemarle County, who also preceded her in death. Three sisters, Louise Harris Fernandez, Grace Harris Brooks and Frances Harris, and two brothers, Joseph Henry Harris Jr. and Hugh Lovejoy Harris preceded her in death.
She was a proud and enthusiastic 1962 graduate of Jackson P. Burley High School in Charlottesville. An active and bright student, Pauline was a member of the Honor Society and played the clarinet in the Burley Bears marching band. Despite her impoverished background, her caring and loving demeanor was abundantly evident. Her 1962, classmates voted her the "most generous" member of the class.
Pursuing her passion for helping others in need, she earned her LPN certificate from the University of Virginia in 1968 and was a cheerful nurse at the University of Virginia Medical Center for many years, working mostly in the newborn nursery unit.
Cooking was her lifeblood. For many years Pauline was employed as a part-time cook at the University of Virginia and several local restaurants, as did her mother before her. In the last 33 years of her life, Pauline never worked fewer than two jobs at a time. She gave her last full day of work, as a school nurse at Walker Upper Elementary School and an after-care worker at St. Anne's-Belfield School, on Dec. 14, 2000.
Pauline was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church in Albemarle County.
Her survivors include her husband, Curtis Holman Jackson of Louisa; two sons, Paul Clinton Harris Sr. of Albemarle County, and Roland H. Young of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; one daughter, Sherry Young-Jones of Chesterfield County; one daughter-in-law, Monica L. Harris; one son-in-law, Earl R. Jones; four treasured grandchildren, Paul Clinton Harris Jr., Alexandra Mackenzie Harris, Alanah Madison Harris and Adoria Jamesa Jones; four sisters, Estelle Harris Phox of Princeton, N.J., Margaret Harris Page of Baltimore, and Silvia Harris Coles and Lucy Harris Briggs, both of Charlottesville; one aunt, Helen Smith Wesley of Charlottesville; four uncles, Bernard Clinton Smith of West Palm Beach, Fla., Thomas W. Smith, James H. Smith and Warner Wesley, all of Charlottesville; and numerous cherished uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
A vigil will be held at noon Saturday at First Baptist Church, 735 Park Street, followed by funeral services at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. R.A. Johnson will officiate and interment will be in Monticello Memory Gardens.
Her children would like to extend sincere thanks to the medical staff of the University of Virginia Medical Center and the Hospice of the Piedmont for the personal and professional care of their mother during her illness. They also are indebted to numerous family members and friends for the many acts of love and kindness bestowed upon their mother during the final months of her life on this earth.
J.F. Bell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles J. Knight
Funeral services for Charles J. Knight will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Teague Chapel, with Pastor James Omie Shifflett officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
Emilia M. McCabe
A Mass of Resurrection for Emilia M. McCabe will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church of Palmyra. Interment will follow in Monticello Memory Gardens.
Teague Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Adgile M. McCauley
Mrs. Adgile Michie (McCauley) McCauley, 86, of Staunton and formerly of Charlottesville, and the widow of Willard S. McCauley, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 25, 1914, in Charlottesville, a daughter of Ernest and Minnie Thurston McCauley. Mrs. McCauley was a homemaker and a seamstress.
Her husband of 46 years preceded her in death in 1983. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Joel A. "Mac" and Ellie McCauley of Staunton, and Richard E. and Sharon McCauley of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Phyllis and Thomas Powell, and Hope Cason, all of Charlottesville; and seven grandchildren, Joel A. McCauley II and his fiancee, Vanessa Walker, Shelly, Allyson and Megan McCauley, Katie McCauley Dillard, Aaron M. Jones and Marc Anderson.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Charles K. Reller.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. this evening in the Henry Funeral Home in Staunton and at the church following the service. There will be no public viewing.
It is suggested that memorial donations be made to the Memorial Trust Fund, Staunton/Augusta County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2566, Staunton, Va. 24402; or the Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation, Resident Care Endowment Fund, 302 North 2nd Street, Bridgewater, Va. 22812-1712.
Henry Funeral Home of Staunton is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas B. Moore
Thomas Benjamin Moore, 68, of Piney River, died Thursday morning, March 1, 2001, at the Lynchburg General Hospital.
Born May 4, 1932, at Appomattox, he was the son of the late Edwin M. Moore and Estelle Martin Moore.
He was the manager of Piney River Funeral Home, and a Virginia Funeral Service licensee. He attended Appomattox schools and was a graduate of John A. Gupton Mortuary College. He was a member of the Virginia Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and the South Side Funeral Directors Association. He also was a member of the Piney River Fire Department, Massies Mill Ruritan Club and Bethlehem United Methodist Church at Roseland.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a cattleman and farmer in the Appomattox community.
He is survived by a close and devoted friend, June Thornhill of Appomattox; his sister, Evalena M. Martin and her husband, Abner, of Appomattox; a niece, Barbara White and her husband, Mark, of Richmond; a nephew, Phillip Martin and his wife, Evelyn, of Amherst; four great-nieces, Holly, Tara, Jennifer and Cassie; and a great-nephew, Mathew.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rose Union Baptist Church in Piney River, with the Rev. Wayne Moore officiating. Interment will follow in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery at Appomattox.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Lovingston.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Piney River Fire Department at Piney River, Va. 22964; the Roseland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 39, Roseland, Va. 22967; or the Bethlehem United Methodist Church at Roseland, Va. 22967.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel of Lovingston.
Thomas Sims Shifflett
Thomas Sims Shifflett, 71, of Waynesboro, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, at the Augusta Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Albemarle County, a son of the late Chesley and Mary Jane Shifflett.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene M. Shifflett of Waynesboro; a daughter, Margaret A. Roach of Waynesboro; two brothers, William Shifflett of Richmond, and Roy Mason Shifflett of Alexandria; three grandchildren, Shelly Godbey and her husband, Barry, and Mark Roach and Dustin Roach; and a great-grandchild, Jullian Godbey. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mabel Bruce.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ryan Funeral Chapel in Quinque, with interment in Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Eddie Godbey will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home.
Karnes Taylor Jr.
Karnes Taylor Jr. entered in to Heaven and became an angel on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2001, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 10, 1957, in Atlantic, to Elizabeth Schoolfield and Karnes Taylor Sr.
He was a resident of Greene County for the past 6 years and was employed by Technicolor of Charlottesville for 8 years.
He is survived by his wife, Tonya-Lee Taylor; his mother and stepfather, Elizabeth and Weldon Knox; three daughters, Teresa Hoskins, Alexis Brown and Tori Taylor; one son, Karnes Taylor III; one stepson, Brandon Brown; six grandchildren, Deneesha, Daja, Ronnie Lee, Eric, Taneesha and Robin; eight sisters, Carolyn Taylor, Fannie Mae Giddens, Virginia Taylor, Tammy Knox, Thelma Knox, Barbara Smith, Renee Knox and Theola Smith; two brothers, Weldon and David Knox; 31 nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday from Tabernacle Baptist Church in Horntown, on the Eastern Shore. Interment will be in the Taylor family cemetery in Atlantic.
Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co. in Accomac, and at the church on Saturday one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions for the educational benefit of his children may be made to Karnes Taylor Jr. Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 248, Stanardsville, Va. 22973.
"We miss you and we love you."
Charles Williams Jr.
A funeral service for Charles Williams Jr. will be held at noon Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church, where Mr. Williams was a member, with interment in the church cemetery. The Rev. Harrison Williams will officiate.
Ryan Funeral Home of Quinque is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy M. Wood
Dorothy M. Wood, 75, of Stanardsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at her home.
She was born March 29, 1925, in Nortonsville, a daughter of the late Kye Shifflett and Maggie Roberts Shifflett. She was the loving wife of the late Fred Manis Wood Sr. for 56 years.
She is survived by her four beloved children, Fred M. Wood Jr., Ronnie Ray Wood, Nelline Mae Keiser and Rodger Dean Wood, all of Stanardsville; a brother, Bobby Shifflett; a sister, Wilma Shifflett Cook, both of Rochwell, N.C.; and 18 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Ryan Funeral Chapel in Quinque, with the Rev. David Allison officiating. Interment will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
The family extends a special heartfelt thank you to the Hospice of the Piedmont and suggests contributions be given in Mrs. Wood's name to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1490 Pantops Mountain Place, Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.
Michael A. Bishop
Michael Allen Bishop, 40, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001, at his home.
He was born July 25, 1960, in Alexandria, son of the late Aubry Raymond Bishop and Shirley Harlow Stanley.
Michael was employed by the city of Charlottesville in the Public Works Division.
He is survived by his wife, Tessie; his three daughters, Jennifer, Lori and Kristi; sisters, Nancy Clark, Lesa Bishop and Rachel Payne and her husband, Roger; and brothers, Ray Bishop and his wife, Carolyn, Donald Bishop and his wife, Jean, and Richard Stanley III and his wife, Edona; cousin, Tommy Tomlin; and his best friends, Donald and Sue Dudley and family.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the Teague Chapel, with the Rev. Gary Dalton officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at the Teague Funeral Home.
Nancy Tyree Breunig
Nancy Duval Tyree Breunig, 92, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, 2001, in Charlottesville.
She was born June 4, 1908, in Lynchburg, and was a daughter of the late Walter Preston Tyree and Mary Glass Tyree; grandniece of the late U.S. Senator Carter Glass; and granddaughter of E.C. Glass, all of Lynchburg.
She was educated at Clarke School for the Deaf in Northampton, Mass., and worked as a photographer at the Hispanic Museum in New York City. She married H. Latham Breunig of Indianapolis, and was a homemaker and longtime resident of Indianapolis. With her late husband, Mr. Breunig, she co-founded, in 1968, Teletypewriters for the Deaf, an organization that provided communication services to hearing impaired people nationwide.
She is survived by one daughter, Florence Breunig Carroll and her husband, James, of Houston; two sons, Preston Tyree Breunig of Indianapolis, and Robert Glass Breunig and his wife, Karen, of Austin, Texas; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and first cousin, Elizabeth Mayfield Roughton of Richmond.
She was a resident of Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge of Charlottesville, and memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Canterbury, or Clarke School for the Deaf.
Teague Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Norval F. Fitzhugh
Norval Franklin Fitzhugh, 92, of Gordonsville, died Monday, March 12, 2001, in the Gordon House in Gordonsville.
He was born Dec. 14, 1908, in Hanover County, and was a son of the late Catlett Conway Fitzhugh and Florence Grubb Fitzhugh.
He was the retired owner of Fitzhugh's Exxon in Gordonsville; an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the European Theatre; a life member of the Gordonsville VFW Post No. 7638; a member of the Gordonsville Lions Club, and Christ Episcopal Church, where he was a former trustee and Vestry member.
Mr. Fitzhugh is survived by his wife of 61 years, Josephine Stutz Fitzhugh of Gordonsville; one daughter, Sue Fitzhugh Gordon and her husband, George, of Culpeper; one son, Frank Fitzhugh and his wife, Betsy, of Barboursville; one brother, Curtis Fitzhugh and his wife, Edith, of Gordonsville; and three grandchildren, Ashleigh F. Utzinger and her husband, Keelan, of Asheville, N.C., and Katherine Gordon and Steven Gordon, both of Culpeper. He also was preceded in death by one brother, Henry C. Fitzhugh and his wife, Olda, and by a grandson, Preston Fitzhugh.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church in Gordonsville, with interment in Maplewood Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Culpeper American Legion Post No. 330 and the Culpeper VFW Post No. 2524. The Rev. Theodore H. McConnell will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 588, Gordonsville, Va. 22942.
Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is in charge of arrangements.
Macon M. Graves Sr.
A graveside funeral service for Macon Moore Graves Sr. will be held at 11 a.m. today in Monticello Memory Gardens, with Pastor Ed Leake officiating.
Hill & Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bernice W. Harding
Bernice Lee Woody Harding, 72, of Charlottesville, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001, at her home.
She was born Sept. 27, 1928, in Charlottesville, daughter of the late Herman Lewis Woody and Pearl Dorcas Toms Woody. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Powell and Ricky Powell.
Mrs. Harding was a retired bookkeeper for Glassner Jewelers.
Surviving are her husband, Paul A. Harding; one daughter, Vicki Hall and her husband, Buddy Hall, of Troy; a brother, Herman "Buddy" Woody and his wife, Ena, of Shipman; one sister, Katherine "Kitty" Campbell and her husband, Clarence, of Rustburg; two sisters-in-law, Wanda Powell of Richmond, and Nancy Powell of Lynchburg; and one grandson, Nicholas Hall.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Scottsville Cemetery, with the Rev. John Green officiating.
Hill & Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pearl L. Jones
Pearl L. Jones, 86, of Richmond, departed this life Monday, March 12, 2001, at MedLink Hospital and Nursing Home, Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C.
She leaves to cherish her memory, one brother, Walter E. Slaughter of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Rosa Smith of Temple Hills, Md., and Cornelia Swift of Charlottesville; nieces, Peggy T. Williams of Danville, Camelia Farrar of Charlottesville, Christine Walker of Temple Hills, Md., and Frances Slaughter and Marquita Slaughter-Cook, both of Washington, D.C.; nephews, Howard "Frankie" Swift of Charlottesville, and Gregory "Butch" Slaughter of Philadelphia; and a host of other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fifth Baptist Church, 1415 West Cary St., Richmond, with a viewing from noon to 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Earl M. Brown will officiate. Interment will follow in the Arboretum of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Contributions and donations may be made in memory of Pearl L. Jones to the Fifth Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Dr. Earl M. Brown, 1415 West Cary St., Richmond, Va. 23220.
Jenkins Funeral Home of Richmond is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Lee McDaniel
Ruth Lee McDaniel, 99, of Charlottesville, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, in a local nursing home.
Arrangements with Hill & Wood Funeral Home are incomplete.
Mary "Terry" Monahan
Mary "Terry" Monahan, 64, of Haven Beach, N.J., and formerly of Charlottesville, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001.
She was the beloved wife of retired Maj. Gen. John P. "Phil" Monahan; the loving mother of John P. Jr., Daniel and Mary; and also is survived by nine brothers and sisters and 10 grandchildren. A Mass will be offered at 10:45 a.m. Friday at Arlington Cemetery, in Arlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Division of Hematology/Oncology, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Brighton, Mass.
Thos. L. Shinn Funeral Home of Manahawkin, N.J., is in charge of arrangements.
Maneida B. Williams
Maneida Bates Williams, 89, of Kents Store, departed this life on Monday, March 12, 2001, at her home.
She was born Aug. 3, 1911, in Kents Store, daughter of the late Alexander Bates and Lillian Easton Bates. She was the widow of William Williams.
Mrs. Williams spent most of her adult life in New York, moving back to Virginia in 1994. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons, Wilbert Williams and his wife, Anita, Sylvester Williams and George Holland (actually, a nephew she raised from the age of six months); two daughters, Henrietta "Penny" Brand and her husband, James, and Leanne Blalock; one brother, Linwood Bates and his wife, Elizabeth, of White Plains, N.Y.; one brother-in-law, Ruben Callahan; one sister, Bernice Bates Carter; one sister-in-law, Nannie Bates; and 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the County Line Baptist Church, with interment to follow in the family cemetery at Kents Store. The Rev. Jones and Bishop Ray McKenzie will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening at Sheridan Funeral Home in Kents Store.