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Virginia Obituary and Death Notice Collection - City of Danville - 87

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Date: Thursday, 5 May 2011, at 2:32 p.m.

Nathaniel Wooding

BRADENTON, Fla. - Col. Nathaniel H. Wooding Jr., U.S. Army (Ret.), 81, died August 4, 2002, at Blake Medical Center.

Born in Chalk Level, Va., he was the son of Nathaniel H. and Gabriel Wooding, Sr.

He was married to Ann Wooding, who survives. He was a professor of Agricultural Engineering at Penn State University for 32 years before retiring. He served for 30 years in the U.S. Army where he attained the rank of Colonel and fought in Korea in WWII. He was a member of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Honor Society in Agricultural Engineering, Epsilon Sigma Phi National Honor Extension Fraternity and Extension Professional Association. He was of the Protestant faith.

Survivors, in addition to his wife of the residence, include two daughters, Diane Juncker of Maple Glen, Penn. and Pamela Wooding of Wasilla, Alaska; one son, Henry L. Wooding of Pittsburg, Penn.; one sister, Margaret Woolwine of Christiansburg, Va.; and four grandchildren.

The funeral and interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials be made to Freedom Village Scholarship Fund, 6515 21st Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34209.

Shannon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cornelia (Connie) Wright

CHATHAM, Va. - Cornelia (Connie) Wright, 70, of 20 Kemper Street, died Friday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Andrew Lea Bennett.

Born January 27, 1932, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of Percy and Rosetta Miller Younger.

She was married to Jimmie L. Wright, who predeceased her. She was a member of Greater Triumph Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the Usher Board and Missionary Circle #1. She was also a member of Clarkstown Community Club.

She is survived by five sons, Jimmie L. Wright Jr., Arthur L. Wright, Hugh L. Wright of Ray A. Wright, all of Chatham and Tony V. Wright of Keeling; three daughters, Bernetha W. Saunders, Connie M. Wright and Lisa W. Bennett, all of Chatham; two brothers, Arthur Younger, of Akron, Ohio and Merriwell Dodson of Chatham; five sisters, Mary F. Clark, of Akron, Ohio, Maddie Younger of Gretna, Emma Wilson, Florence Hodnett and Darlene Pritchett, all of Chatham; and 22 grandchildren.

The funeral will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greater Triumph Missionary Church with the Rev. Floyd O. Jones officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

The viewing will be held 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Howerton Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the residence of her son, Ray Wright, 545 North Main Street, Chatham.

Howerton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

J Bailey

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - J Chalmers DaCosta Bailey age 70, died Monday April 29, 2002. He was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, May 25, 1931, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Clarence W. Bailey. He graduated from Georgia Military Academy in 1949 and graduated from Wake Forest University in 1954 with a BBA degree. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Order.

He founded and was chief executive officer of Southeastern Advertising, Franchise Enterprises and Bailey Marketing Group and was involved in many other business activities.

He was actively involved in many political activities, notably the gubernatorial campaign of I. Beverly Lake and the senatorial campaigns of Jesse Helms.

He served political appointments as director of the N.C. State Ports Authority, Governor's Business Council on the Arts and Humanities, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Nash County F.H.A. Finance Committee, and the regional S.B.A. Commission.

From 1970-1991 he was active in Ducks Unlimited serving on a regional, state and national level. From 1975-1982 he served as director of Ducks Unlimited Canada.

He was an active member of the Rocky Mount Jaycees and Rotary Club for many years and was an active member and fund raiser of the YMCA. He was a supporter of the Rocky Mount and Nash County Cancer Society, United Fund, and Jesse Helms Center. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout and throughout his life continued his support of Boy Scout activities. He was also active in founding and raising funds for Rocky Mount Academy.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Duncan Neal Bailey of the home; daughters, Susan Wooding Bailey Bailey and husband George Tillman Bailey, III of Rocky Mount; Sara Camden Bailey Hodges and husband Fred Murchison Hodges, III of Rocky Mount and Anne Duncan Bailey Weaver and husband John Dewey Weaver, III of Raleigh, NC. Grandchildren; Elizabeth Wooding Bailey and Sallie Tillman Bailey of Rocky Mount, Sara Worth Hodges of Rocky Mount, John Dewey Weaver, IV, Anne Duncan Weaver and Benjamin Holland Weaver of Raleigh, NC; brother, Dr. Lloyd Whitfield Bailey and wife Sarah Patterson Bailey of Rocky Mount, NC; sister Anne Bailey Lewis and husband John William Lewis of Rocky Mount, NC.

He was an active member of Lakeside Baptist Church where memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2002. Services will be conducted by Dr. Jody Wright. Memorials may be directed to Lakeside Baptist Church or the Jesse Helms Center, c/o of Wingate College. The family will receive friends at the home, 501 Shady Circle Drive, Rocky Mount. Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, NC.

Charles Coleman

RINGGOLD, Va. - Professor Charles Kenneth Coleman Sr., 95, of 621 Milton Highway, died Saturday, April 27, 2002 at Piney Forest Health Care Center.

Born April 15, 1907 in Danville, he was a son of Charles Coleman and Beta Brown Coleman.

He was first married to Margaret Thomas Coleman, who predeceased him, and then later married to Sally White Coleman, who survives. He was a graduate of Howard University, a former candidate for Danville City Council and a lifetime member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He was also active in supporting voting rights for blacks.

Survivors, in addition to his second wife of the residence, include one son, Charles Kenneth Coleman Jr. of Danville; two stepdaughters, Phyllis Younger of Manhattan, N.Y. and Patricia Price of Bronx, N.Y.; and three stepsons, Henry Younger of California, Edward Younger of Queens, N.Y. and Joseph Younger of Brooklyn, N.Y.

He was predeceased, in addition to his parents, by one brother, Carl Coleman.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia Davis

DRY FORK, Va. - Virginia Willis Davis, 89, of 6008 Dry Fork Road, died Monday, April 29, 2002 at Danville Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born May 25, 1912 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of Joel Willis and Valeria Harris Willis.

She was married Dec. 27, 1930 to William Edmond Davis, who predeceased her. She lived in Pittsylvania County for all of her life and in the Dry Fork community for more than 60 years. She was retired from Norge Village Laundry and Cleaners in Chatham, where she was manager. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and was active in the Ladies Bible Class and United Methodist Women.

Survivors include three sons, J.W. Davis of Dry Fork and Nelson Davis and Andy Davis, both of Danville; one sister, Ann W. Gauldin of Dry Fork; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was predeceased, in addition to her parents and husband, by seven brothers and one sister.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hopewell United Methodist Church with the Rev. Clay Knick officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hopewell United Methodist Church and at other times at the residence.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Dry Fork Volunteer Fire Department, 328 Pleasant Gap Drive, Dry Fork, Va. 24549, or to the Hopewell United Methodist Church Building Fund, Dry Fork Road, Dry Fork, Va. 24549.

Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Duncan

WOODSTOCK, Ga. - Gladys Marie Stallings Payne Duncan, died April 28, 2002 at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Ga.

Born June 22, 1926 in Caswell County, N.C., she was a daughter of Alexander David "Nick" Stallings and Lottie Belle Durham Stallings.

She was first married to Ezra Payne, who predeceased her, and then to Willis J. Duncan, who survives. She was retired from Dan River Mills #3 Dress. She attended Timothy Lutheran Church in Woodstock, Ga.

Survivors, in addition to her second husband, include one daughter, Patricia Anne Payne Keller and her husband Karl of the residence; three sisters, Ethel Edmonds and Mary Boaze, both of Danville, Va. and Mabel Olivia "Libby" Thompson of Martinsville, Va.; six brothers, Percy Stallings, Leonard Stallings and James Otis Stallings, all of Danville, Va., Curtis "Joe" Stallings of Axton, Va., Fred Stallings of Yanceyville, N.C. and Ted Stallings of Blairs, Va.; one grandson, Don Keller and his wife Jami of Woodstock, Ga.; two granddaughters, Pamela Weishaar and her husband Bret of Woodstock, Ga. and Dawn Keller of the residence; and five great-grandchildren, Chelsey Hylton, Michael Weishaar, Bryan Weishaar, Alyson Keller, and Mathew Keller, all of Woodstock.

She was predeceased, in addition to her parents and first husband, by one daughter, Doris Marie Payne, one son, Anthony Ezra Payne, two sisters, Sadie Thompson and Stona Reid, and four brothers, Glenn Stallings, John Stallings, Clinton Stallings, and Luther Stallings.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 2, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from the Swicegood Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Joseph Polzin. Interment will be in Schoolfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence of Mrs. Duncan's niece, Betty Jean and Donald Campbell, 472 Conifer Drive, Danville, Va.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Danville Life Saving Crew, 202 Christopher Lane, Danville, Va. 24541.

Swicegood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Manie Goods

ALTON, Va. - Manie Faydean Smith Goods, 69, of 2144 Mason Chapel Church Road, died Saturday, April 27, 2002 at Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston.

Born May 26, 1932 in Person County, N.C., she was the daughter of Dee Smith and Manie Daye Smith.

She was married to Henry Goods, who survives. She was a member of the Church of God in Christ Holiness Church in Roxboro, N.C. She was a homemaker.

Survivors, in addition to her husband of the residence, include five sons, Clifton Leon Goods and Dennis Goods, both of Alton, Dallas M. Goods of Boca Raton, Fla., Charles S. Goods of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Ronnie Goods of Columbus, Ga.; four daughters, Sylvia F. Goods and Carolyn Damptey, both of West Palm Beach, Fla., Deannia Opabola of Lake Worth, Fla. and Sharion Holbrook of Alton; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was predeceased, in addition to her parents, by one son, Benjamin Goods.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. James Baptist Church in Leasburg, N.C. with Bishop R.B. Munford officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The viewing will be held from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Fulton Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends at the residence.

Fulton Funeral Home in Yanceyville, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.

W. Lynch

DANVILLE, Va. - W. Coleman Lynch, 78, died Monday, April 29, 2002 at Roman Eagle Nursing Home.

Born September 19, 1923 in Danville, he was a son of W. Coleman Lynch Sr. and Madie Lumpkin Lynch.

He was married to Nellie Riddle Lynch, who predeceased him. He was retired from Dan River Inc. and was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Mahaley of Providence, N.C. and Janet Griffith of North Kingstown, R.I.; one sister, Nancy Glass of Danville; and three grandchildren.

He was predeceased, in addition to his wife and parents, by two sisters, Kate Graft and Lorine Edmonds.

The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Highland Burial Park with Dr. Joey Faucette officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Townes Funeral Home and at other times at his daughter's residence, 589 Park Springs Road, Providence, N.C.

Townes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Moore

DANVILLE, Va. - Joyce Marie Short Moore, 73, of 159 Banner St., died Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at Piney Forest Health Care Center.

Born March 17, 1929 in Hurt, she was a daughter of Anderson Parker Short and Florence Brizenbine Short.

She was married to Bennie Thomas Moore, who survives. She was a member of Full Gospel Fellowship Church, and a member of the Senior Citizens Group at Stonewall Jackson Recreational Center. She graduated from Gretna High School in 1947 and was a homemaker.

Survivors, in addition to her husband of the residence, include three sisters, Roxanna Short of Hurt, Rachel S. Morris of Altavista and Frances S. Dockery of Danville, and two brothers, Dick Short of Hurt and Johnny Short of Gadsden, Ala.

She was predeceased, in addition to her parents, by five brothers and one sister.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel with the Rev. Roger Ewing officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel and at other times at the residence.

Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Presley

DANVILLE, Va. - Elizabeth "Liz" Jennings Presley, 46, of 21 Glen Oak Drive, died Sunday, April 28, 2002 at Danville Regional Medical Center.

Born March 20, 1956 in Danville, she was a daughter of Perry W. Jennings and Clara Hughes Jennings, who both survive.

She lived most of her life in Danville and was employed as a cardiac technician in the critical care unit of Danville Regional Medical Center.

Survivors, in addition to her parents, include one son, Wayne Presley Jr. of the residence; two daughters, Alicia Ann Presley and Audrey Renee Presley, both of the residence; and two sisters, Lynette Jennings Fernatt of Roanoke and Sarah Jennings Appelt of Montpelier.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Swicegood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Pressley officiating. Interment will follow at Schoolfield Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Swicegood Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

The family suggests memorials be made to Schoolfield Penticostal Holiness Church Building Fund, 1380 W. Main St., Danville, Va. 24541.

Swicegood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tracey Voges

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Tracey Allen Voges, 38, of Daytona Beach, died Monday, April 29, 2002 at the residence.

Born Dec. 11, 1963 in Danville, Va., he was a son of Charles Voges and Pauline Voges.

Survivors include three sisters, Judy Emerson of Danville, Va., Peggy Espinoza of Ringgold, Va. and Toni Valderrama of Sutherlin, Va.; two brothers, Terry Voges of Danville, Va. and Buddy Voges of Sarasota; one son, Dustin Voges of North Carolina; and one daughter, Ashley Voges of Sarasota.

He was predeceased, in addition to his parents, by one brother, Mike Voges.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dry Fork Pentecostal Fire-Baptist Holiness Church with the Rev. Harvey Johnson officiating.

New Life Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of

cremation.

Inez Wiley

PELHAM, N.C. - Inez Wiley, 86, of 513 Mineral Springs Road, died Saturday, April 27, 2002 at the Brian Center Nursing Home in Yanceyville.

Born May 2, 1915 in Caswell County, she was a daughter of Robert D. Wiley and Luella Willis Wiley.

She was a member of Blackwell Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include one sister, Arvister W. Merrill "Wesley" of Pelham; two brothers, Robert Wiley Sr. of Yanceyville and James Wiley of Mt. Holly, N.J.; and one stepbrother, Walter D. Pinchback.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Blackwell Baptist Church with the Rev. Everett Dickerson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at Fulton Funeral Home Chapel and at other times at the residence.

Fulton Funeral Home in Yanceyville is in charge of arrangements.

Livian Wilmoth

HALIFAX, Va. - Livian Moorefield Wilmoth, 70, of 1033 Flashback St., died Monday, April 29, 2002 at Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston.

Born July 11, 1931 in Halifax County, she was a daughter of Harold Otis Moorefield and Rosa Buntin Moorefield Butler.

She was married to Harold O. Wilmoth Sr., who predeceased her. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Gayle W. Clayton of Roxboro, N.C.; two sons, Roger D. Wilmoth of Coventry, R.I. and Ronald Wayne Wilmoth of Halifax; one sister, Margaret M. Snow of South Boston; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased, in addition to her husband and parents, by one son, Harold O. Wilmoth Jr.; one grandson, Ron Sterling Wilmoth; and one sister, Lucille M. Reese.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Tony Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Powell Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

Powell Funeral Home in South Boston is in charge of arrangements.

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