Grace B. Medlock

Grace B. Medlock 88, of Colonial Heights, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

She was born Jan. 4, 1925, to the late Oscar Lee and Lessie Garrison Lewis, and was preceded in death by a son, Jerome Lewis Thornton Sr., and a sister, Sarah Patterson. She was a member of Swift Creek Baptist Church in Colonial Heights, the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Mrs. Medlock is survived by her husband, Roger W. Medlock; sons, Jesse L. Biscoe Jr. of Petersburg and Randy O. Biscoe of Chesterfield; daughters, Lessie T. Moore, Elva T. Thompson, both of Chesterfield, Linda T. Kopeshke of Morris, Ill., and Tara B. Bish of South Chesterfield; brother, David Lewis; sisters, Jane Patterson, Glory Mack and Sharon McCrobie, all of Charlottesville; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Swift Creek Baptist Church, 18510 Branders Bridge Road, Colonial Heights, VA 23834, with the Rev. Dr. Steve Felker officiating. Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George, Va. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. 2013, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Swift Creek Baptist Church Building Fund. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index from Sept. 9 to Sept. 10, 2013