Deaths in and around Richmond Virginia

Martha S Ash passed Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Age 91. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm Friday, March 7, 2014, at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.
Langston W Mccray passed away Monday, March 3, 2014. The family will receive friends at 24913 Smith Grove Road, Petersburg, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-691-4130 or 804-896-5770.
Nellie Mg Jessup departed this earth Sunday, March 2, 2014. Age 89. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm Thursday, March 6, 2014, at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 3510 Woodlawn St., Hopewell, VA 23860, with the Rev. Robin Lester officiating.
Brenda P Phillingane departed this earthly life Sunday, March 2, 2014. Age 70. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
Merle M Shortlidge departed this life Sunday, March 2, 2014. Age 93. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 3701 Conduit Road, Colonial Heights, Va.
Dorothy L Clarke entered into rest Sunday, March 2, 2014. Born Friday, May 9, 1924. Age 90. Funeral services will be held 1 pm Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 418 Halifax St., Petersburg; pastor, Dr. Robert A. Diggs, and Pastor Malcolm Crutchfield, Bethel Memorial R. Z. U. A., eulogist.
Doris Ellis has passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014. Age 100.
Alice K Andrews left this earth Saturday, March 1, 2014. Age 90. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
James H Moore left this life Friday, February 28, 2014. Age 69. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Monday, March 3, 2014, in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg.
Ruth W Burgess passed Friday, February 28, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Tuesday at the church.
Charles D Murdock passed away Friday, February 28, 2014. Age 77. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday at the funeral home.
Rosalyn D Couch departed this life Friday, February 28, 2014. Age 78. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent in her memory to Shriners' Hospitals for Children, c/o ACCA Shriners, 1712 Bellevue Ave., Richmond, VA 23227 or to s. A private service will be held at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg, Va.
Hilda W Burke died Thursday, February 27, 2014. Love all of you "to the moon and back."The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Hopewell Chapel of J. T. Morriss Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Mary E Payne entered into rest Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Age 84. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Monday, March 3, 2014, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 620 Lafayette Ave., Colonial Heights, VA 23834, with the Rev. Fred Adkins officiating.
Fannie Mh Parson passed Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Age 61. Homegoing services for Mrs. Fannie Mae Hunt Parson, 61, of 201 Eppes St., Hopewell, who departed this life on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, will be held at 12 pm Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at chapel of William N. Bland Son Funeral Home, Petersburg, the Rev. Dr. Roscoe D. Cooper Jr. will officiate.
Torin D Jones passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Age 45. A service of love and remembrance will be held 12 pm Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the chapel of William N. Bland Son Funeral Home, Petersburg.
Mary B Grotz departed this earth Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Age 81. Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard.
Mary L Smith departed this earthly life Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The family may contact the daughter, Candy Smith, at 804-919-3209 Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the chapel of Turner-Bland Funeral Home, 1500 Arlington Road, Hopewell.
Roy E Johnson departed this life Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Funeral services will be at held at 2 pm March 7, 2014, in Boston.
Luther G Coghill entered into rest Monday, February 24, 2014. Age 92. A graveside service will be held at 11 am Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Dale Memorial Park with the Rev. Rick Greenwood officiating.
Stuart A Fink has passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014. Age 67.
Betty G Noto left this earth Sunday, February 23, 2014. Age 89.
Judy G Payne left this life Sunday, February 23, 2014. Age 67. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard.
Gerald E Steadman passed Sunday, February 23, 2014. Age 64. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 pm Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the home of Donna and Jose, 3305 Courthouse Road, Hopewell, Va.
Adele M Chariton passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014. Born Tuesday, September 8, 1925. Age 88. A funeral service will be held 3 pm Friday, February 28, 2014, in the Petersburg Chapel of J. T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Donald L Ellis departed this life Sunday, February 23, 2014. Age 59. A memorial service will be held at 4 pm Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the Hopewell Chapel of J. T. Morriss Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Ronald D Reekes died Sunday, February 23, 2014. Age 60. The family will receive friends Friday, February 28, 2014, from 12:30 pm until the hour of service.
Ruth Mh Poole entered into rest Sunday, February 23, 2014. Born Wednesday, July 18, 1928. Age 86. Memorial services will be held at 4 pm Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, at 211 Lynchburg Ave., Colonial Heights, Va., with the Rev. Glenda Hollingshead of Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church and guest Pastor Angie Bentley of the Chester Outreach Church of the Nazarene officiating.
Judith H Coleman passed Sunday, February 23, 2014. Born Tuesday, November 3, 1942. Age 71. A memorial service will be held at 6 pm March 15, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1489 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
Leona O Thomas passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014. Born Wednesday, July 14, 1926. Age 88. A funeral service will be held 11 am Wednesday, February 26, 2014, in the Crosslight Assembly of God Church, 27 Seyler Drive, Petersburg, VA 23805, with the Rev. David S. Wiley officiating.
Edwin W Wright departed this earth Saturday, February 22, 2014. Age 46. A funeral service will be held 1 pm Wednesday, February 26, 2014, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard.
Marria Reeves departed this earthly life Saturday, February 22, 2014. Age 812.
Langston N Byrd departed this life Saturday, February 22, 2014. Age 135. Funeral services for Mr. Langston Nathaniel Byrd will be conducted 1 pm Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Church of All Nations in Surry County, Va.
Marria L Reeves entered into rest Saturday, February 22, 2014. Age 812. Funeral services for Ms. Marria L. Reeves will be held at 1 pm Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Union Hill United Church Of Christ, 16192 Union Hill Road, Sedley, VA 23878, with the Rev. Roy Stokes, pastor, officiating and the Rev. Freddie Hines eulogizing.
Merrill E Myers has passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Age 74. A rosary will be held in the Daily Chapel at 10 am with a memorial Mass to follow at 11 am Thursday, February 27, 2014, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 17111 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights, VA 23834, with Father Lou Ruoff, celebrant, and Father Brian Capuano, con-celebrant.
Mary E Baker left this earth Friday, February 21, 2014. Age 96. Funeral services will be conducted 2 pm Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Powers Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Robert Breckenridge officiating.
Patricia P Campbell left this life Thursday, February 20, 2014. Age 65. A memorial service will be held at 3 pm Monday, February 24, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with the Rev. Wayne Williams and the Rev. Pat Porter officiating.
Shirley B Arrington passed Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born Sunday, January 10, 1943. Age 71. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, William L. Arrington Sr.; son, William L. "Bill" Arrington Jr.; one brother; Robert Howard Bass of Henderson, N. C.; and one sister, Paula B. Strickland of Nashville, N. C. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm Saturday, February 22, 2014, in Liberty Baptist Church, 4498 Bible Road, Crewe, VA 23930, with Pastor Lee Ellison and Pastor Marvin Busie officiating.
Walter Clements passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Age 83. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 pm and 5 to 7 pm Sunday February 23, 2014, at Morrissett Funeral Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Road (Route 10).
Ruby Lj Gholson departed this life Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Age 76. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Mt. Level Baptist Church, with the pastor, the Rev. Bernard Coleman, officiating, and the Rev. Carlos Jordan eulogizing.
Yasuko S Grant died Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born Sunday, September 9, 1923. Age 90.
Dennis W Starke entered into rest Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Age 93. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday, February 24, 2014, at the Memorial Funeral Home, 214 N. Sixth Ave., and where funeral services will be conducted at 11 am Tuesday, February 25, 2014, with the Rev. Andy Paul officiating.
Reese A Marshall passed Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born Thursday, December 22, 1960. Age 53. The family will receive friends at 104 Clearfield Circle, Colonial Heights, Va., and may be contacted by calling 623-628-2065.
Imagene G Roach passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Born Saturday, September 20, 1952. Age 61. A homegoing service will be held 12 pm Monday, February 24, 2014, at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 S. Crater Road; the Rev. Jeffrey L. Reaves Sr., will officiate.
Anson R Bertrand departed this earth Tuesday, February 18, 2014. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 am Monday, February 24, 2014, at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg, Va.
Louise A Gibson departed this earthly life Monday, February 17, 2014. Age 94. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel of J. T. Morriss Son Funeral Home.
William R Wood departed this life Monday, February 17, 2014. Age 82. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
James E Yates entered into rest Monday, February 17, 2014. Age 88. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with the Rev. Dorothy O'Quinn officiating.
Richard A Smith has passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014. Age 53.
Johnny L Shaw left this earth Sunday, February 16, 2014. Born Monday, January 23, 1961. Age 53. Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Shaw and watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince 1874.com.
Caroline Ks Piczak left this life Saturday, February 15, 2014. Age 88. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Thursday, February 20, 2014, with visitation one hour prior at the Hopewell Chapel of J. T. Morriss Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Lucy M Thorne passed Saturday, February 15, 2014. A celebration of life will be held at 1 pm Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at Rocky Branch Baptist Church, McKenney, Va., with the pastor, the Rev. Lynn G. Robinson, eulogizing, and the Rev. Dr. Herbert Anderson officiating.
Kitty Gm Grant passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014. Age 71. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Thursday, February 20, at Gillfield Baptist Church, 209 Perry St., Petersburg, Va., and where funeral services will be held noon Friday, February 21; Dr. George W. C. Lyons Jr. officiating.
Princess L Rhodes departed this life Saturday, February 15, 2014. The family will receive family and friends at a celebration of life on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Dinwiddie Moose Lodge from 6 to 8 pm.
Darrell Gardner died Saturday, February 15, 2014. Age 39. A service of remembrance will be held at noon Friday, February 28, 2014, at the chapel of Turner-Bland Funeral Home.
Annie B Mason entered into rest Friday, February 14, 2014. Age 89.
Jane L Clark passed Friday, February 14, 2014. Age 95.
Marilee W Denner passed away Friday, February 14, 2014. Age 88. A graveside service will be held at 11 am Friday, February 21, 2014, in Southlawn Memorial Park.
Frank D Suber departed this earth Friday, February 14, 2014. Born Sunday, September 27, 1953. Age 60. The family will receive friends at the residence of his sister, Beverly K. Suber, 2528 Merryoak Ave., Petersburg, Va., and may be contacted by calling the following numbers, 804 926-7214, Clyde Suber 804-631-1887 or Claudine Hall 804-943-4948.
Helen E Radcliff departed this earthly life Thursday, February 13, 2014. Age 84. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Jerrell L Sanders departed this life Thursday, February 13, 2014. Born Wednesday, November 26, 1924. Age 89. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Crouch Funeral Home, Pa., 127 S. Main St., North East, Md.
Johnnie W Parlow entered into rest Thursday, February 13, 2014. Age 68. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday, February 17, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel of J. T. Morriss Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Jean A Spiers has passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Age 86. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Friday, February 14, 2014, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with the Rev. Dorothy O'Quinn officiating.
Pauline C Drilling left this earth Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Age 87.
Betty R Gerino left this life Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Age 89. A graveside service will be held at 1 pmFriday, February 21, 2014, in Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, with the Rev. Dr. Andrew Brockelman officiating.
Dorothy Moore passed Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Born Wednesday, November 6, 1929. Age 84. Homegoing services will be held 11 am Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the chapel of Turner-Bland Funeral Home, Hopewell; the Rev. Dennis Blanding, pastor, Baptist Temple Church, Petersburg, eulogist.
Bradley V Spivey passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Age 91. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with the Rev. David Prather officiating.
Jerry W Frink departed this life Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at West End Presbyterian Church, 1600 Atlantic St., Hopewell, VA 23860.
Lucille C Tatum died Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Age 94. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Andrew Brockleman officiating.
Barbara H Wall entered into rest Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Age 81. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 pm Friday, February 14, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes Crematory, 2033 Boulevard.
Ruth A Malden passed Monday, February 10, 2014. Born Friday, August 26, 1955. Age 58. The family will receive friends at 524 James Road, Apartment 2, Petersburg, Va.
Bobby H Pegram passed away Monday, February 10, 2014. Born Tuesday, April 1, 1947. Age 67. Funeral services will be held 1 pm Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the Rocky Mount Baptist Church.
Naomi B Shines departed this earth Monday, February 10, 2014. Age 756. All services will be held in San Francisco at the Jones United Methodist Church, 1975 Post St. For more information, please call the Bryant Mortuary in San Francisco at 415-861-4559.
Lucille E Madison departed this earthly life Saturday, February 8, 2014. Born Friday, June 18, 1937. Age 77. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Saturday, February 15, at Mount Poole Baptist Church in Ford, Va., with the pastor, the Rev. Stephen W. Pugh, officiating.
Marcus L House departed this life Friday, February 7, 2014. Age 21.