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B6 THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
DIBBS, Hugh P., 83,
passed peacefully on July
22, 2014. Hugh was the
beloved husband of the late
Ruth Dibbs (nee Nicholson).
He is survived by his three
children, Susan McGregor
(Ken), Ian (Denyse) and
Janet (Michael Laming);
and seven grandchildren,
Lauren, Rachel, Connor,
Nicholas, Fiona, Gillian and
Stephen. Hugh was born in
Bishop Auckland, England.
He earned a Ph.D. in
chemistry from the
University of London,
where he met his future
wife, Ruth, a Canadian
graduate student studying
at the London School of
Economics. They were
married in England and
once he had completed a
post-doctoral fellowship in
Oxford, Hugh and Ruth
emigrated to Canada. He
spent his career with the
federal government in
Ottawa, working in the
departments of Atomic
Energy, Energy & Mines and
Environment. Developing
science-based air pollution
standards were one of his
key accomplishments.
Hugh was an avid reader,
soccer fan and lifelong
learner. He and Ruth
traveled extensively,
enjoying European river
cruises, trips to the UK and
visiting their cherished
grandchildren in Richmond,
Va. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to
the Alzheimer’s
FONTAINE, Margaret
"Nell," 79, of Ashland,
passed away on July 22,
2014. She was preceded in
death by her husband,
Ronald Fontaine; her son,
Wayne Fontaine; and
sisters, Beth and Shirley.
She is survived by her son,
Kenneth Fontaine (Kim).
She is also survived by her
grandchildren, Jennifer,
Brandon (April), Eddie and
Pete; her greatgrandchildren, Carley,
Parker, Cody, Sofia and
Kyla; and three siblings,
Edwin, Jimmy and Rosie.
Nell was a lifelong member
of Mount Hermon United
Methodist Church. The
family will receive friends
from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
on Thursday, July 24, 2014,
at the Nelsen Funeral
Home, Reid Chapel, 412 S.
Washington Hwy., Ashland,
Va., where services will be
held at 10 a.m. on Friday,
July 25, 2014. Interment
will be at Mt. Hermon
United Methodist Church
Cemetery. Memorial
donations may be made to
Mt. Hermon UMC.
HARRIS, Douglas M.,
63, of Amelia, went to be
with the Lord on July 21,
2014. He was predeceased
by his parents, Joseph and
Vera Ruffin Harris. He is
survived by his beloved
niece and nephew and
devoted guardians, Debra
and Glen Wilkerson;
sisters, Lillian Hicks and
Juanita Jones; brother,
Aubrey; other relatives; and
devoted great-niece and
nephew, Monica and Sean
Wilkerson. Funeral services
will be held 11 a.m. Friday,
July 25, at Flower Hill
Baptist Church, Amelia.
Interment church
cemetery. Reverend
Waverly E. Brown Sr.,
eulogist. Arrangements by
Michael W. Hawkes Funeral
Home, Amelia, Va.
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HAWKES, Webster D.,
91, of Blackstone, passed
away Saturday, July 19,
2014. He is survived by
three daughters, Theresa
Williams (Ralph), Debbie
Lee (James) and Charlene
Johnson (Lewis); and three
sons, Kermit Hawkes Sr.
(Lucy), Alton Hawkes Sr.
and Darrell Hawkes (Lisa);
14 grandchildren, 29 greatgrandchildren, five greatgreat-grandchildren; one
sister, Evelyn Johnson; one
EVERETT, LeeNora V.,
brother, Adolphus Hawkes
age 88, a retired award
(Alice); one uncle, Alvin
winner journalist and
Hawkes; other relatives and
former Dinwiddie County
friends. Funeral services
elected officer, died
will be held 1 p.m. Friday,
Wednesday, July 23, 2014,
July 25, at Cedar Hill Baptist
at her residence. She
Church, Blackstone.
served as a reporter for the Interment Poplar Lawn
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Baptist Church Cemetery,
Petersburg News Bureau
Blackstone. Arrangements
for 20 years covering the
by W.E. Hawkes & Son
Tri-cities and several
Funeral Home of
Southside Virginia counties. Blackstone.
Following retirement in
1988, her column "This and
That" was a regular feature
JOHNSON, Maynard K.
in the Southside Virginia
News. Earlier in her career, Sr., age 85, of New Canton,
Va., went to be with the
she was a reporter for the
Petersburg Progress-Index Lord on Monday, July 21,
2014. He was preceded in
and the Brunswick Times
Gazette. Ms. Everett was a death by his parents, Goode
and Louise Johnson; and
past president of Virginia
three brothers, Robert L.,
Press Women and a
Joseph P. "Sonny," and C.
recipient of its "Press
Marvin Johnson. He was
Woman of the Year" and
also predeceased by his
"Woman of Achievement"
wife of 37 years, Janette G.
awards. In 1987, she was
Johnson. Survivors include
Director of the National
Press Womans 50th annual their daughter, Darlene L.
Johnson of Midlothian; son,
conference at Colonial
Williamsburg. Offering us a Dr. M. Kenneth Johnson Jr.
(Debbie) of Mt. Pleasant,
political candidate in 1991,
S.C.; two granddaughters,
she was the first woman
Rebekah J. Dollar (Ben) and
elected to the Dinwiddie
Anna J. Weaver (Brett); and
County Board of
two great-grandsons, Avery
Supervisors. She served
and Hudson Weaver. He is
two, four year terms and
also survived by his wife of
twice was elected board
chairman. She represented 11 years, Arlene Amos
Johnson; his brother, Lewis
the county on the Crater
Johnson of Fork Union; and
Planning District
Commission and was a past several nieces and
nephews. Maynard proudly
chairman of the regional
served for 21 years in the
body. She also served on
regional transportation and U.S. Air Force as a
navigator and achieved the
industrial development
agencies. Ms. Everett was a rank of Lt. Col., retiring in
1971. The family would like
native of Longmont,
Colorado and a graduate of to thank Dr. David
Colorado Woman’s College. Campanelli and Dr. James
She was preceded in death T. May III for their
compassionate medical
by her parents, Flake M.
care. Special thanks to his
and Olivia Vickery; and her
caregivers, for being so
husband, Lancelot Perry
kind and attentive in the
Everett, who died in 1981.
care they provided and
She is survived by her son
made it possible for him to
and two daughters, Lance
stay at home as his health
(Anne) Everett of Stony
declined. Funeral services
Creek, Debra E. (Ron)
will be held 3 p.m.
Linkous of Chester and
Saturday, July 26, 2014, at
Olivia L. Everett of
Petersburg; two grandsons, Mt. Zion Baptist Church,
New Canton, Va. The family
Chris (Amy) Everett and
Randy (Melissa) Everett, of will receive friends at the
Stony Creek; and two grand- church one hour prior to
the service. In lieu of
daughters, Veronica and
flowers, contributions may
Nora Linkous of Chester;
seven great-grandchildren, be made to Mt. Zion Baptist
Church Building Fund, 1148
Regan, Laine, Natalie,
Chapel Rd., New Canton,
Bryce, Lexi, Jake and
Addison, from Stony Creek; Va. 23123. Puckett Funeral
Home is serving the family.
and a niece and two
nephews from Ahoskie,
North Carolina. She was
affectionately known as
Mema and was a person
who gave ever so much and
thought of herself last. Ms.
Everett was an elder and a
member of Second
Presbyterian Church. She,
in past years, served as
worship chairman, was
active in Presbytery of the
James and in 1990 was part
of a group Presbytery
ministers and lay leaders
who traveled to El Salvador
LANGFORD, Margaret
and Nicaragua. She also
Kirby, 75, of
served on the editorial
Mechanicsville, went to be
Board of the Denominations with the Lord Tuesday, July
Presbyterian Survey
22, 2014. She was preceded
Magazine, Louisville, Ky. In in death by her parents,
addition to professional and Natherine and Frances
church activities, she loved Kirby; and her brother,
politics, painting, flower
Henry. She is survived by
gardening, Scrabble,
her husband of 54 years,
cooking and baking,
Gerald "Jerry;" her son,
vacationing at Myrtle
Kenny (Kelley); daughter,
Beach and doted on her
Lynn Catlett (Scott); and
family activities. A
her beloved grandsons,
memorial service will be
Michael, Benjamin and
held 3 p.m. Friday, July 25
Wesley Langford and
at Second Presbyterian
Steven and Hayden Catlett.
Church. Memorials can be
She is also survived by her
made to Second
loving brothers and sisters,
Presbyterian Church,
Mary Virginia, Audrey,
419 W. Washington St.,
Gaynelle (Eugene), Samuel
Petersburg, Va. 23803.
(Patricia), Thomas (Anne),
The family wishes to
Wilma, Charles Sr., (Linda),
express their gratitude to
Nancy (George), A.K.
Mable Williams and Crater
(Diane), David, Glinda
Community Hospice for
(Jimmy); and many nieces
their loving care.
and nephews. Margaret
Condolences may be
was a devoted follower of
registered at
her Savior, Jesus Christ and
loved her extended family
at Church in Restoration.
Her most favorite things in
life were spending time
with her grandsons,
reading, walking and
tending to her flowers. The
family will receive friends
Remember your
from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 24 at the
loved one on
Mechanicsville Chapel of
a special day
Bennett Funeral Home,
8014 Lee-Davis Rd., where
with an
a Celebration of Life service
In Memoriam
will be held at 11 a.m.
Friday, July 25. Interment
will follow in Signal Hill
Memorial Park. In lieu of
flowers, contributions may
be made to Church in
Restoration, P.O. Box 1574,
Mechanicsville, Va. 23116.
LUDWIG, Betty Boyer
77, of Chesterfield, Va.,
went to be with the Lord on
Sunday, July 20, 2014. She
was preceded in death by
her parents, Ezra and Elsye
Boyer; brother, James D.
Boyer; and beloved
husband, Carrol Smith
Ludwig Jr. She is survived
by daughter, Laura Ludwig
Canaday (Kerry); sons,
Jeffrey H. Ludwig
(Suzanne) and Todd C.
Ludwig (Gina); sisters,
Lorraine Zirkle and Natalie
Blackwell; grandchildren,
Kara and Hunter Canaday,
Samantha, Jennifer, and
Jeffrey Ludwig Jr., Tyler and
Ashlyn Ludwig. Visitation
will be Friday, July 25, at
Stover Funeral Home,
Strasburg, Va., 2 to 8 p.m.
A graveside service will be
Saturday, July 26, 11 a.m. at
Riverview Cemetery,
Strasburg, Va. Memorial
contributions may be made
to Centralia Presbyterian
Church, 4625 Centralia Rd.,
Chester, Va. 23831.
MORGAN, Lila Cheryl
Jones, of Atlanta, Ga.,
departed this life April 26,
2014. She was preceded in
death by her father, Walter
J. Jones; and brother,
Walter Elmo Jones. She is
survived by her devoted
son, Thomas H. Morgan II
(Shayla); grandson, True H.
Morgan; mother, Lila Battle
Jones; two sisters, Oranna
J. Pleasants (Edward) and
Wanda J. Moody (Alick); a
host of nephews, a niece,
cousins and cherished
friends. Memorial services
will be held on July 26,
2014, at 11:30 a.m., at First
Bethel Baptist Church of
Varina. Rev. Dr. Johnnye
Thomas, 71, left this earth
to be with the Lord on
Saturday, July 19, 2014, at
McGuire VA Medical
Center, surrounded by his
family. He was preceded in
death by his parents, Andy
Minor and Offie Estelle
Reynolds. He is survived by
his wife of 49 years, Judy
Watson Reynolds; children,
Philip Reynolds, Angela
Reynolds Ryder (Myles),
Heather Reynolds Gunn and
Louise Riendeau; daughterin-law, Shari Reynolds; five
grandchildren, Courtney,
Dustin, Cameron, Kierstin
and Zachary; siblings,
Patricia Hellner, Mary
Himes and John Reynolds;
and a host of nieces and
nephews, one he loved like
RANEY, Beverly
a son, Adam Sauvager. He
Temple, age 57, of
was born and raised in
Freeman, Va., died July 23,
Roanoke, Va., graduated
2014. She was a member of from Jefferson Senior,
Lawrenceville Presbyterian served in the Air Force and
Church and a nurse for Dr.
retired from National
William H. Harrison III and
Computer Systems. He had
Barbara Mumford for over
a great passion for
27 years. She was the
mentoring and volunteering
daughter of Shirley Temple with the youth, coaching
and the late R. Earl Temple. and umpiring Little League.
She is survived by her
He loved the Lord and
possessed a very loving and
LUSK, Michael A., 54, of husband, Mike Raney; two
daughters, Jessica R. Doyle giving spirit. He served as a
Powhatan, a retired state
and Jock and Brittany R.
deacon at Cool Spring
employee, passed away
Raney and Watkins Allen; a Baptist Church, was active
July 22, 2014. He is
survived by his wife, Karen; grandson, Jonas Earl Doyle; in Promise Keepers and led
two brothers, Tom Temple
Bible study for 20 years at
mother, Peggy Heath;
and wife, Betsy and Todd
Barrett Learning Center for
sister, Becky Mills; and a
Temple; numerous nieces
incarcerated young boys.
host of other family
The family will receive
members. He was preceded and nephews; a life sister,
Pam Hartnett; and two 4friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at
in death by his father,
legged kids, Lulu and Ford.
Bennett Funeral Home,
Ramsey "Buddy" Lusk. A
The family will receive
8014 Lee-Davis Rd.,
celebration of life service
friends Friday from 6 to 8
Mechanicsville, Va. 23111.
will be held Saturday, July
p.m. at the Williams Funeral A memorial service will be
26, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the
Home, Lawrenceville, and
held 2 p.m. Saturday, July
Bethel Baptist Church,
1100 Huguenot Springs Rd., where funeral services will 26, at Cool Spring Baptist
be conducted 2 p.m.
Church, 9283 Atlee Station
Midlothian, Va. 23113.
Saturday. Interment
Rd., Mechanicsville, Va.
In lieu of flowers,
23116. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made Oakwood Park Cemetery,
Lawrenceville. Memorial
donations may be made to
to Powhatan Volunteer
contributions may be made the Wounded Warrior
Rescue Squad or the St.
to Lawrenceville
Project, 4200 Morganton
Jude Children’s Research
Presbyterian Church, P.O.
Rd., Suite 300, Fayetteville,
Hospital. Online
Box 866, Lawrenceville, Va. N.C. 28314, or Prison
condolences may be made
23868. Online condolences Fellowship, P.O. Box 1550,
may be made at
Merrifield, Va. 22116-1550.
WOOD, Susan Gale, 60,
of Chester, passed away on
OLIVER, Daniel Wade,
Tuesday, July 22, 2014. She
age 72, departed this life on
was born on the Nickel
July 19, 2014. A change has
Bridge in a taxi cab on June
been made to the service,
21, 1954. Mrs. Wood was
it is now a graveside
retired from Philip Morris
ceremony at 12 noon
with over 33 years of
Friday, July 25, in Dale
service. She was a member
Memorial Park.
of Covenant Christian
Fellowship in Colonial
Heights, and a former
member of House of Prayer
in Chesterfield. Mrs. Wood
"Bill" Neale, 67, of Louisa,
liked creating stained glass,
passed away on Monday,
July 21, 2014, at his
TAYLOR, Louise B., 85, and most importantly,
residence. Born June 4,
of Goochland, passed away ministering to her friends in
1947 in Louisa, he was a
peacefully on Monday, July the community, and serving
son of the late Edward M.
21, 2014. She is survived by as a prayer warrior. She
enjoyed spending time with
Penington Jr. and Louise
her husband of 65 years,
her family and friends,
Neale Penington. Bill retired Archer Taylor; children,
especially her
December 5, 2013 after 30 Robert (Brenda) Taylor,
grandchildren, and her
years of service as a truck
Janet (Gary) Wright,
faithful dog, Joey. Mrs.
driver with Virginia Oil
Michael Taylor, Donald
Wood was preceded in
Company. He was an active (Ann Marie) Taylor;
member of South Plains
grandchildren, Carrie, Katie, death by her parents, Pat
and Gladys Driver; and her
Presbyterian Church in
Robert, Jarrett, Stephen
sister, Peggy Holmes. She
Keswick. He never met a
and Abbie; greatis survived by her husband,
stranger who wasn’t his
grandchild, Danica. She
Michael Wood; children,
friend after talking with
was retired from the
Pamela Willman and her
him. Mr. Penington is
Baptist Foreign Mission
husband, Steve, Ayako
survived by his wife of 42
Board, where she had
Zickefoose and her
years, Barbara Faris
worked for over 25 years.
husband, Caleb, and
Penington of Louisa; two
Louise enjoyed most of all,
Samuel Wood and his wife,
sisters, Sara Anne Bowles
spending time with her
Katelyn; grandchildren,
(Steve) of Atlanta, Ga., and family. She and her
Penelope, Gavrie, Xavier,
their children, Carey and
husband were founding
and Berkley; brother,
Tina, Mary Lou Burnett
members of St. Andrew’s
Michael Driver; sister,
(William) of Kansas City,
United Methodist Church.
Patricia Thomas and her
Kan., and their children,
Private family funeral
husband, Dale; and brothersLeslie and Kenneth;
services are being held by
in-law, Terry Wood and
brothers-in-law, Wilbourn
Bennett Funeral Home.
Kevin Wood. The family will
G. Faris (Mary) of
Anyone wishing to make
Richmond, and their
donations in her honor may receive friends from 5 to 7
p.m. on Friday, July 25,
daughter, Kathy, Roscoe G. make donations to St.
2014, at the Chesterfield
Faris of Charlottesville, and Andrew’s UMC, 90801 Ft.
Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son
his children, Donald Faris,
King Rd., Richmond, Va.
Home. The funeral
Drena Faris and Heather F.
services will begin at 7 p.m.
Clark. Funeral services will
on Friday at the funeral
be held 2 p.m. on Thursday,
home, with Pastor Michael
July 24, 2014, at the Preddy
Murray. Interment will be
Funeral Home Chapel in
private. Condolences may
Gordonsville, with
be registered online at
interment to follow in
Hillcrest Cemetery in
Louisa. The Rev. Kevin
Channell will officiate. The
family will receive friends
from 6 to 8 p.m. on
Wednesday, July 23, 2014,
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