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February 22, 2018

HELEN MCKEEVER BENNETT

HELEN MCKEEVER BENNETT

Mrs. Helen McKeever Bennett, 84, affectionately known as "Ms. B." or "Aunt Helen" entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. She was the oldest of fourteen children born to the late George W. McKeever, Sr. and Lucille Oliver...

EVONNE M. EASTER

EVONNE M. EASTER

Mrs. Evonne M. Easter of Richmond, Va., entered into eternal rest Monday, February 12, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital Richmond, Va. Professional Services entrusted to the staff of J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, 25824 Greensville Ave., Petersburg, Va., (North...

HELEN ODELL FLEMING

HELEN ODELL FLEMING

Helen Odell Fleming, 99, of Hopewell, Va., passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Born in Corning, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Harry Homer and Elizabeth Margaret McBain Odell; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Don J. Fleming; her son, Creighton W....

DELORES FITZGERALD GOODE

DELORES FITZGERALD GOODE

On Monday, February 19, 2018, our hearts were sadden by the sudden lost of our loved one, Ms. Delores Fitzgerald Goode known as "Sister" of 15607 Hamilton Arms Road, Dewitt, Va., at VCU/MCV Medical Center. Delores was born in Petersburg, Va., on April 24, 1949, to Gertrude...

JUNIOUS WINWOOD HARRIS

JUNIOUS WINWOOD HARRIS

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Mr. Junious Winwood Harris of 5618 Bell Street, North Dinwiddie, Va., entered into eternal rest at Southside Regional Medical Center. He was born on August 14, 1929, to the late Thomas and Lucie Harris. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa...

JIMMY L. KETCHAM

JIMMY L. KETCHAM

Jimmy L. Ketcham, 70, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at his home. Born September 18, 1947, in Snow Hill, North Carolina, he was the son of the late James Lockwood Ketcham and Evelyn Deane Fowler (Sutton), and was raised in Matoaca. Jimmy was a proud United States...

MARION JUNIUS ROWLAND

MARION JUNIUS ROWLAND

Deacon Marion Junius "Sonny" Rowland of 7410 Bull Hill Road, Prince George, Va., transitioned from labor to reward on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Battlefield Healthcare Center in Petersburg. He was born on October 28, 1929, in Prince George. He was the only child of...

BEVERLY JEAN STEPHENS

BEVERLY JEAN STEPHENS

Beverly Jean (Roberts) Stephens met her Lord on February 13, 2018, after a prolonged battle with Stage IV renal disease. Beverly is survived by George W. Stephens, her loving husband of almost ?fty-eight years; her son, George W. Stephens, Jr. and his wife, Gayle J. Stephens;...

WANDA KAY ROWLAND WILDER

WANDA KAY ROWLAND WILDER

Wanda Kay Rowland Wilder, 79, of Church Road, formally of Buckroe Beach, passed away on February 17, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband Shelton Wilder. She is survived by her son, James B. Wilson; granddaughters, Melanie Prudhoe, and Kaila Wilson;...

RACHEL H. WOOLARD

RACHEL H. WOOLARD

Mrs. Rachel H. Woolard of 5080 Rosecrest Drive, Pittsburg, Pa., departed this life on Monday, February 19, 2018. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

MARY ELIZA WYCHE

MARY ELIZA WYCHE

Ms. Mary Eliza Wyche, 95, of Petersburg, entered into God's rest on February 16, 2018, at her son and daughter-in-law's residence in Durham, N.C. She was born on September 23, 1922, to the late Ernest E. and Hattie M. Owen-Wyche of Sussex. She came to know the Lord in her...

February 21, 2018

DANNY LEON ADKINS

DANNY LEON ADKINS

Danny Leon Adkins, 65, of Chester, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Norton, Va., he was the son of the late Bernard Leon Adkins and Gloria Gay Kiser Adkins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Adkins; and brother, Marty Adkins. Danny was a veteran of...

GRACE H. BEASLEY

GRACE H. BEASLEY

Grace H. Beasley, 99, of Chester, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018, at the Colonial Heights Health Care Center. Born in Ettrick, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Grace Tucker Hopson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Arthur D. Beasley...

RICHARD MADISON HAHN JR.

RICHARD MADISON HAHN JR.

Richard "Richie" Madison Hahn Jr., 52, of Disputanta, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. Richard was born in Petersburg, Va., on October 22, 1965. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Madison Hahn Sr. Richard was the...

DONALD PAGE HARRIS

DONALD PAGE HARRIS

Mr. Donald Page Harris, 86, of Petersburg passed away Friday, February 16, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joel W. Harris and Mabel M. Harris; two brothers, Richard (Billy) Harris, Joel Walker Harris Jr. (Jack); and three sisters,...

ROSA L. MCCRAY

ROSA L. MCCRAY

Mrs. Rosa L. McCray, 73, of 815 Diamond St., Petersburg, Va., passed on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. She was born June 4, 1944, to the late Robert and Virginia Spain. Rosa enjoyed life to the fullest. Her past time was spent dancing,...

ILADEL E. PAYNE

ILADEL E. PAYNE

Iladel E. Payne, 88, of Petersburg, passed away, Friday, February 16, 2018, at the VCU Medical Center. She was born February 6, 1930, to the late Samuel Melvin and Esther L Moughmer Clinkingbeard and was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Louis Payne; sister, Leona...

DONNA SKERRITT SMITH

DONNA SKERRITT SMITH

Donna Skerritt Smith, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. She was born to the late Edward J. Skerritt, Jr. and Marie Skerritt on June 28, 1955. Donna attended Petersburg High School, where she was a Golden Twirlett and a member of the Glee Club. She married John Wayne...

RAY A. WALKER

RAY A. WALKER

Mr. Ray A.Walker of Petersburg, Va., departed this life on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911,...

February 20, 2018

DELORES F. GOODE

DELORES F. GOODE

Ms. Delores F. Goode of 15607 Hamilton Arms Road, Dewitt, departed this life on Monday, February 19, 2018, at VCU/MCV Medical Center, Richmond. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911,...

JUNIUS HARRIS

JUNIUS HARRIS

Mr. Junius Harris, 88, of 5116 Bell Street, Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional staff of the Petersburg Chapel-Joseph M....

February 19, 2018

EDWIN J. CLARKE SR.

EDWIN J. CLARKE SR.

Mr. Edwin Jerome "Ed" Clarke, Sr., 77, of Chesterfield County, was born on November 23, 1940. He was the third child born to the late James "Buster" Clarke, Sr. and Irene Lewis Clarke. Ed was also predeceased by his siblings, James "Junnie" Clarke, Jr., Doris Clarke Sankey and...

MARY S. FARTHING

MARY S. FARTHING

Mary Saunders Farthing, 91, of Colonial Heights, Va., passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Born to the late Ellen Wray and Charles Saunders, Mary was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Jack Farthing and their two sons, Larry and Wade Farthing. A faithful member...

LAWRENCE C. HAMNER JR.

LAWRENCE C. HAMNER JR.

Lawrence Clifton "Nubby" Hamner, Jr., 95, of Matoaca passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Born December 25, 1922, he was the son of the late Lawrence Clifton Hamner, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Tyler, and was also preceded in death by his wife, Rachel C. Hamner; three...

WALTER HARPER JR.

WALTER HARPER JR.

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Walter "Putt" Harper, Jr., of 28010 Perkins Road, Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest at John Randolph Medical Center. He was born on January 11, 1939 to Essie and Walter Harper, Sr. in Dinwiddie, Va. He was preceded in death by his...

CARLA J. WILLIAMS

CARLA J. WILLIAMS

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, God called one of his angels from labor to reward, Carla Johnson Williams 49, of 22907 Pheasant Ct., North Dinwiddie, Va. at the Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va. She was a native of Dinwiddie County and the daughter of Theresa...

February 18, 2018

ARTHUR LOYD ABERNATHY

ARTHUR LOYD ABERNATHY

Arthur Loyd "Mayor" Abernathy, 92, of Dinwiddie County crossed the bar on February 13, 2018. He was the son of the late Arthur Thomas Abernathy and the late Norma Wray Abernathy, and had two sisters, Barbara Ann Wood of Frisco, Texas, and the late Gloria Cash. He was a US Navy...

ETHEL TOTTY ANDERSON

ETHEL TOTTY ANDERSON

Ethel Totty Anderson, 95, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Colonial Heights Healthcare Center. Born in Chesterfield, she was the daughter of the late John and Virgie Roberts Totty, and was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis E. Anderson...

ALMA JACKSON BAILEY

ALMA JACKSON BAILEY

On February 13, 2018, our hearts were saddened by the passing of our loved one, Alma Jackson Bailey of 23822 Addison Street, Petersburg, Va. Alma was born in Mecklenburg County September 3, 1929, but resided in Dinwiddie County and received her formal education from the Booker...

ROYAL ALVIN EVANS

ROYAL ALVIN EVANS

"Take me to the King, I don't have much to bring, my heart is torn to pieces, it's my offering." Mr. Royal Alvin Evans, a native of Chesterfield, Va., entered into eternal rest on February 11, 2018, at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital, South Hill, Va. Royal was born in...

ROBERT LESTER PEARSON JR.

ROBERT LESTER PEARSON JR.

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, God in his infinite wisdom called, Brother Robert Lester Pearson, Jr., from labor to reward. Affectionately known as "Hick" to all who knew him, he was born on November 19, 1948, to the late Emily Brown and Willie Archer. Robert attended...

MARION J. ROWLAND

MARION J. ROWLAND

Mr. Marion J. Rowland of 7410 Bullhill Road, Prince George, Va., departed this life on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Battlefield Park Healthcare Center, Petersburg, Va. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue,...

S. MARVIN SHAW

S. MARVIN SHAW

S. Marvin Shaw of Macon, Ga., formerly of Surry, Va. departed this life Sunday, February 11, 2018, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor King Shaw; father, William Henry Shaw; mother, Alease Brown Shaw; brothers, Arthur, Linwood "Pee Wee",...

DOROTHY ELLEN NAUGLE STROSNIDER

DOROTHY ELLEN NAUGLE STROSNIDER

Dorothy Ellen Naugle Strosnider passed from this life on February 15th, 2018.at the age of 95. Born and raised on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania, she became a nurse and worked at a hospital in Maryland when she met and Married Ervin F Strosnider in 1947. They had four children...

February 17, 2018

HELEN M. BENNETT

HELEN M. BENNETT

Ms. Helen M. Bennett of Colonial Heights, Va., departed this life on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804)...

GEORGE L. DOBSON JR.

GEORGE L. DOBSON JR.

George L. Dobson Jr., 88, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at his residence. Born in Chesterfield, he was the son of the late George L. Dobson Sr. and Pauline D. Major, and was preceded in death by a brother, Robert F. Dobson. Mr. Dobson was a...

ROMNIE P. HATCHER

ROMNIE P. HATCHER

Mr. Romnie P. Hatcher of 2929 Kingsdale Road, Richmond, Va., departed this life on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Chippenham Medical Center, Richmond, Va. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804)...

MARIAN L. NEWSOME

MARIAN L. NEWSOME

Deaconess Marian L. Newsome of 20327 Booker Road, Waverly, Va.,daughter of the late James Lowery, Sr., and Jessie Ross Lowery of Waverly, wife of the late Joseph F. Newsome, Jr., sister of the late Harold Lowery (wife, Edna), Constance Fowler (late husband, Walter) and Bessie...

CARLA JOHNSON WILLIAMS

CARLA JOHNSON WILLIAMS

Carla Johnson Williams, 49, of 22907 Pheasant Court, N. Dinwiddie, Va., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va. Funeral arrangements will be entrusted to the professional staff of the...

February 16, 2018

JEROME T. BOWLES

JEROME T. BOWLES

Mr. Jerome T. Bowles of 4018 Frye Terrace, South Chesterfield, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at his residence at the age of 71. He was preceded in death by his father William Bowles; mother, Annie Hill Bowles; one brother, Clarence...

WALTER HARPER JR

WALTER HARPER JR

Walter "Putt" Harper Jr., 79, of 28010 Perkins Road, Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, Va. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Petersburg chapel of Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral...

MILDRED VIRGINIA MASON

MILDRED VIRGINIA MASON

Mildred Virginia Mason, 88, of 119 Pine Street, Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday morning, February 13, 2018, at the residence of her daughter, Theetta M. Raynor in Portsmouth, Va. Mildred was the daughter of the late Santee and Dorothy Mason, born on July...

WILLIAM ROBERT PATE JR.

WILLIAM ROBERT PATE JR.

William Robert "Bill" Pate, Jr., of Petersburg VA, was received into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on February 8, 2018. Bill married the love of his life, Laura Anne Bowmar Pate on November 5, 2005. He is the father of two sons; Noah Pate, (wife Kristen,) and Joshua...

CARRIE LEIGH PERKINSON

CARRIE LEIGH PERKINSON

Carrie Leigh Perkinson, 92, went to spend Valentine's Day with her sweetheart on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Born February 9, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Linwood A. and Mary A. Leigh, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Orbie Keeler Perkinson, Jr.; son,...

MARCIA D. JEFFERSON SHANDS

MARCIA D. JEFFERSON SHANDS

Marcia D. Jefferson Shands passed peacefully away from this life during the evening hours of February 9, 2018, after a gradual decline in health. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and dear friends during the last days of her life. Marcia was born August...

FLOYD DOUGLAS TALLEY SR.

FLOYD DOUGLAS TALLEY SR.

Mr. Floyd Douglas Talley, Sr., affectionately known as "Buff," 95 1/2, of Sutherland entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 9, 2018. He was the second of six children born to the late James E. and Susie Harris Talley in Dinwiddie County on July 27, 1922. He was...

TODD L. WILLIAMS

TODD L. WILLIAMS

Todd L. Williams of Williamsburg, Va., age 48, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 27, 2018, at VCU/MCV Medical Center in Richmond, Va. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Virginia and George Neely and Adrian and Eula Williams, all from...

February 15, 2018

EDWIN J. CLARKE SR.

EDWIN J. CLARKE SR.

Mr. Edwin J. Clarke, Sr. of Winston Salem, N.C., departed this life on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston Salem, N.C. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va.,...

JAMES ALBERT DANCE

JAMES ALBERT DANCE

James "Jim" Albert Dance passed away on February 11, 2018, at the honorable age of 90, in the grace and hope of the Lord his savior. He passed away peacefully in his home in Ettrick, Va., as a result of multiple organ failure due to old age. He was surrounded by the love of...

DOROTHY ROOKS FERGUSON

DOROTHY ROOKS FERGUSON

Dorothy Rooks Ferguson of Colonial Heights, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. Born in Colonial Heights, she was the daughter of the late Julian W. Rooks Sr. and Ada Phillips Rooks. Mrs. Ferguson was preceded in death by her...

ZEALIER D. FOWLKES

ZEALIER D. FOWLKES

Service for Mrs. Zealier D. Fowlkes will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va. Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mrs. Fowlkes and watch the...

WILLIAM JACKSON

WILLIAM JACKSON

Mr. William Jackson passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. He was born to William and Gloria Jackson (step-father, John Kirkland) on August 8, 1956, in New York. William leaves behind his wife, Khadijah Jackson; children, Niema, Hassan, Jamel, Ailgsha and Takiya; nineteen...

ROBERT L. PEARSON

ROBERT L. PEARSON

Mr. Robert L. Pearson of Petersburg departed this life on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at his residence. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

S. MARVIN SHAW

S. MARVIN SHAW

Mr. S. Marvin Shaw of Valdosta, Ga., departed this life on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at his residence. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

BILLY EUGENE SMITHSON

BILLY EUGENE SMITHSON

Billy Eugene Smithson, 82, of North Dinwiddie, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Delores Smithson: his parents, David Sr. and Virgie Smithson; daughter, Debbie Osborne; and grandson, Charles R. Osborne. Bill was a...

JAMES EDWARD STEPHENSON JR.

JAMES EDWARD STEPHENSON JR.

James Edward Stephenson Jr., 77, of Carson, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Barbara Wells Stephenson; sister, Marjorie Aylett; sons, Jeffrey (Charlotte), Jackie; sister-in-law, Jacquelin Smith (Ken); 5 grandchildren; 5...

EARL SIDNEY WILLIAMS

EARL SIDNEY WILLIAMS

Earl Sidney Williams, 85, of Colonial Heights, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bernard and Ronald. He is survived by his wife, June Travis Williams; daughters, Renee Heath (Ronnie), Hollie Brusca, and Linda Puckett;...

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