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November 16, 2018

LAWRENCE C. BACON SR.

LAWRENCE C. BACON SR.

Mr. Lawrence Charles Bacon Sr., 33, of Pittsburgh, PA, peacefully entered eternal sleep on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his home in Petersburg, VA. He was born December 3, 1984, to Lawrence Gray and Reverend Toni Bacon. Lawrence received his primary education in Pittsburgh,...

CATHERINE D. BLACKWELL

CATHERINE D. BLACKWELL

On Friday, November 9, 2018, God quietly and peaceful reclaimed his own, Mrs. Catherine Dunn Blackwell, 90, of 601 North Carolina Avenue, Petersburg, VA, at Battlefield Park Healthcare Center. Catherine D. Blackwell was born on December 1, 1927, to the late Gracie Perdue and...

CRAIG L. BUCK SR.

CRAIG L. BUCK SR.

Bishop Craig L. Buck Sr., 72, passed away November 8, 2018, at his residence with family by his bedside. Mr. Buck was a bishop of the church he founded until his health began to decline. He served in the U.S. Army for 10 years, while serving he received a Purple Heart. Mr....

HAZEL HARGRAVES CRITTENDON

HAZEL HARGRAVES CRITTENDON

Mrs. Hazel Hargraves Crittenton departed this life on November 13, 2018, at McGuire Veterans Medical Center in Richmond, VA. She was born November 20, 1960, to the late George Hargraves and Mable Hagraves. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Christine Fisher; five...

BARBARA N. GALLAGHER

BARBARA N. GALLAGHER

Barbara N. "Sissy" Gallagher, 78, of Stamford, Connecticut, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018. Mrs. Gallagher was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her son, Lionel; and nephew, Bradley. She is survived by her husband,...

FRANCES M. LANIER

FRANCES M. LANIER

Frances Marie Lanier, 88, of Colonial Heights, died peacefully in her home on Friday, November 9, 2018. She was born on February 17, 1930, to the late William and Norvel Fore in Richmond, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Carlton Lanier; and sons,...

WILLIAM JOSEPH MCCORMICK

WILLIAM JOSEPH MCCORMICK

William Joseph "Billy' McCormick, 79, of Sutherland went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife, Katherine L. McCormick on November 13, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lura Dean McCormick; father, James Hilton McCormick;...

BRUCE E. SCHWALM

BRUCE E. SCHWALM

SSG Bruce E. Schwalm, USA (Ret.), 93, of Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Born on February 19, 1925, in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Samuel E. and Jennie Snyder Schwalm, and was preceded in death by a son, Henry A. Schwalm; five sisters;...

BLANCHE E. TATE

BLANCHE E. TATE

Mrs. Blanche E. Tate, 87, of 2304 Berry St., Hopewell, departed this life Thursday morning, November 8, 2018, at John Randolph Medical Center. She was a native of Prince George County, Virginia, but had lived in Hopewell most of her adult life. She was the daughter of the late...

MARGIE W. THOMAS

MARGIE W. THOMAS

Mrs. Margie Washington Thomas, 83, of 77 Henrico Street, Petersburg, VA, was born on September 27, 1935, and departed this life to her heavenly home on Friday, November 9, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Deacon Byron and Deaconess...

JANET L. HARRUP WHEELER

JANET L. HARRUP WHEELER

Janet L. Harrup Wheeler, affectionately known as "MeMaw" to many, entered eternal rest Tuesday, November 13, 2018, surrounded by her family. Janet was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was born and raised in Waverly, VA and was a dedicated and hard...

GEORGE WYATT SR.

GEORGE WYATT SR.

Mr. George "Harry" Wyatt, Sr., 85, of 15815 Branches Rd., Dewitt, VA, entered into eternal rest on Thursday morning, November 15, 2018, at his residence. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional staff-McKenney Chapel of Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home,...

November 15, 2018

LEE A. GREEN

LEE A. GREEN

Mr. Lee Andrew Green, 84, of 9909 Boisseau Road, entered eternal rest at Battlefield Park Healthcare Center, Saturday night, November 10, 2018. He was born on January 11, 1934, to the late Dennis and Jennie Green, Sr. Lee worked for the Dinwiddie Department of Public Works for...

MARGARET V.B. MOORE

MARGARET V.B. MOORE

Margaret Virginia Bell Moore, 83, of McKenney, VA, transitioned from this life on Friday, November 9, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents John Mitchell Bell and Mildred Alice Bell; sisters, Alma Lee Bell, Ester...

LARLAND W. SIMMONS

LARLAND W. SIMMONS

Mr. Larland Wright Simmons, 73, of 6510 Rock Quarry Road, Elm City, NC, passed away on November 5, 2018, at Curis Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Wilson, NC. The funeral service is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Branch Memorial Tabernacle United...

EMMA M. TATE

EMMA M. TATE

Emma McClain Tate passed away peacefully on November 6th, 2018, after a long illness. She was born in Whiteville, North Carolina, on October 19th, 1926, to the late James Richard and Mamie McClain. After graduating from Farmer Union High School, she went to live with her uncle...

Published in The Progress-Index from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2018.

November 14, 2018

JULIA GAY BUREN

JULIA GAY BUREN

Julia Gay Buren, 91, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018. Born in Petersburg, on June 23, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Julius and Emma Grammer Gay. She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas R. Buren Sr.; two sisters, Mildred...

HAZEL CRITTENDON

HAZEL CRITTENDON

Mrs. Hazel Crittendon of Petersburg, VA, departed this life on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Richmond, VA. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804)...

TYRONE JUNIOR JONES

TYRONE JUNIOR JONES

On early Saturday morning, November 10, 2018, Mr. Tyrone ""Ty"" Junior Jones, 60, of 3038 Homestead Drive, Petersburg, VA, transitioned from life to rewards surrounded by his loving family at VCU/MCV Medical Center. Tyrone was born on December 26, 1957, in Dinwiddie, VA to the...

JEAN MORGAN

JEAN MORGAN

Ms. Jean Morgan entered into eternal rest on November 7, 2018, after a rapid onset of declining health. She passed peacefully at VCU Medical Center while holding her daughter's hand. Jean was born in Dinwiddie, VA, on July 7, 1949, to Geraldine and Joseph Morgan Sr., giving...

KATHRYN THERESA TUNSTALL

KATHRYN THERESA TUNSTALL

Kathryn Theresa Tunstall, 88, of Chester, VA, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Early V. and Nellie Blye Jacobs; her husband, Herbert Tunstall; children, Alvin Stanley Collie, and Michael Lee Tunstall; and several siblings; and...

W.G. "DOUG" WINN JR.

W.G. "DOUG" WINN JR.

W. G. "Doug" Winn Jr., 61, of Prince George, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his residence. Born in Petersburg, on March 12, 1957, he was the son of the late W. Garland Winn Sr. and Sarah Hawkins Winn. He was retired from E.I. DuPont, and a great follower of the...

November 13, 2018

LEE ANDREW GREEN

LEE ANDREW GREEN

Lee Andrew Green, 84, of 9909 Boisseau Road, Sutherland, VA, entered into eternal rest on November 10, 2018, at the Battlefield Park Healthcare Center. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional staff- Petersburg Chapel of Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral...

November 12, 2018

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