Obituaries Jan. 30 publication with updates

Posted Tuesday, Feb. 4, 9:30 a.m.

Robert Harlow

Robert “Byrd” Harlow, 72, of Louisa, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Louisa Health Care.

Byrd served his country in the U. S. Air Force and had retired from Louisa Boat and Motor Sales. He was a lifelong resident of Louisa and a member of Memorial Baptist Church. He is the son of the late Bain and Alma Harlow.

Survivors include a son, Christopher Harlow; two sisters, Chella Hodges (Robert), of Louisa, and Virginia Jones, of Ruther Glen; his loving companion, Chrissy Harlow; a number of nieces and nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews.

A funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Jim Blackwell, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Macedonia United Methodist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Eddie Loy, Haywood Hodges, Tom Houck, Reno Curtight, Mark Stanton and Don Moore.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Memorial Baptist Church.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.

 

Virginia S. Reynolds 

Virginia Sargeant Reynolds, 99, was a native of Louisa County and the widow of the late chairman of Reynolds Metals Company, Richard S. Reynolds Jr.

She is survived by her son, Richard S. (Major) Reynolds III (former member of the Virginia House of Delegates) and his wife, Pamela; her grandchildren, Richard S. Reynolds IV, Katherine R. Barsness, Anne Brice R. Robertson, Virginia R. Parker, J. Sargeant Reynolds Jr., Elizabeth R. Daus and R. Roland Reynolds.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin Sargeant; her husband; her son, J. Sargeant Reynolds, a former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia; and her grandson, David Parham Reynolds II. She was also predeceased by her sister and four brothers.

She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, The Country Club of Virginia, The Women’s Club, The Virginia Historical Society, The Richmond Committee of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation and a former member of the board of the APVA. She was a charter member of the Council of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and a member of the board of the Virginia Home, where she was responsible for procuring the first bus for the residents’ use as a gift from The Ford Motor Company in 1966.

Also, she was chairman of the Women’s division for War Bond sales for the City of Richmond from 1942 to 1945 and a founding member of Friends of the Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts. She was a former member of The Junior League of Richmond, the Colony Club of New York City, Birnam Wood Country Club of Santa Barbara, California and the Farmington Country Club of Charlottesville.

While living in New York City, she and her husband purchased Hawkwood, an antebellum, Italianate house in Historic Green Springs in Louisa County and upon moving to Richmond in 1938, restored the home, which had been vacant for 40 years.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 6 at Second Presbyterian Church, 5 North 5th St., Richmond, followed by interment at the Reynolds Homestead in Patrick County.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Second Presbyterian Church or to The Virginia Home, 1101 Hampton St., Richmond, VA 23220.

Arrangements are being made by Bliley’s Funeral Home, Central Chapel.

 

Betty J. Brooks

Betty Jane Brooks, 72, of Mineral, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2014.

Betty was a lifelong resident of Louisa County, the daughter of the late Charles and Ella Sharpe and a member of Mineral Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Andrew L. Brooks Jr.; her son, Michael Brooks (Shonda) of Mineral; her brother, Billy Sharpe (Carol) of Bumpass; special sister-in-law, Eunice Sharpe of Bumpass; her sisters, Doris Pierce of Maryland, Helen Sprouse (Ernest) of Bumpass, Barbara Heflin of Stafford, Juanita Sharpe of Ashland; and her grandson, Jason Brooks.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

A funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Michael Durham, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at Mineral Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery, Mineral.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.

 

Posted Friday, Jan. 31, 3:30 p.m.

Wirt W. Hall

Wirt W. “Ned” Hall, born September 2, 1925, departed this world February 29, 2014 at the age of 88.

He is survived by his partner of 20 years, Linda Olinger; his daughter, Martha Hall and her partner, Connie Hall); his son, Rob Hall and his partner Mary Byrd; and their mother Edith Hall; his daughter, Wendy Hall-Wood and her husband, Stephen Wood;  her mother, Gail Lyons-Bailey, who preceded him in death; his granddaughter, Mary Kathen Hall; his siblings, Eddie T. Hall of New York, Marion Linwood Hall of Richmond, Mary Hall Mitchell of Richmond, and Virginia Hall Woodruff and her husband, James Woodruff, of Kentucky;  numerous nieces and nephews; Ruth Olinger Aldridge and her husband and children; and Gene Garrard Olinger Jr. and his wife and son.

Ned volunteered for the Coast Guard in World War II, serving on convoy escorts across the Atlantic.  He reenlisted during the Korean War in the Navy.  He served his country and community and family. He always had a smile to share and never met a stranger.

Ned was a retired construction manager. He retired in 1992 as assistant regional manager from The Reinforced Earth Company in Atlanta.  He was also Past Master of the Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge #4, a Royal Arch Mason, a Scottish Rite Mason and a member of Kena Patriot Shrine Club.

Visitation will be on Sunday, Feb. 2, from 3 until 5 p.m., at Bliley’s Funeral Home, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., Richmond, with Masonic Rites conducted at the conclusion of visitation.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 at Bliley’s Funeral Home followed by a graveside service with military honors at Greenwood Cemetery, Patterson Ave.

Memorial donations may be made to Recorder@kena.org or KENA Shriners, P.O. Box 456, Merrifield, VA 22116, (703) 573-4202.

Arrangements are being made by Bliley’s Funeral Home, Staples Mill Chapel, Richmond.

 

Charles A. Jones

Charles A. Jones 82, of Bumpass, departed this life on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

He leaves behind two step-children, Wayne and Marsha; and many friends and neighbors who were like family.

Charles retired from Richmond Steel after 30 years of service.

Family and friends may gather at Lacy Funeral Home, Rt. 522, Mineral, from 12:00 until 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. at Elpis Christian Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are being  made by Lacy Funeral Home, Rt. 522, Mineral.

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

 

Michael D. Mitchell

Michael D. Mitchell, of Louisa, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 27, 2014.

He was born May 3, 1965 in Richmond.

He is survived by his daughters, Samantha Mitchell, Amanda Mitchell Brown and her husband, Jamie, his grandson, Nicholas Brown; his father, C.P. “Bud” Mitchell; his mothers, Jeanna Depew Mitchell, Dale Mitchell; his sisters, Amy Boothe and her spouse, Melanie Bradley and her spouse; his brothers, Troy Mitchell and his spouse, Rikki Groome and his fiancé, Leslie Jones; and countless other family members.

There will be a casual gathering from 2 until 4 p.m. at Bethany Christian Church gym on Saturday, Feb. 8.

Memorial donations may be made to the Locust Creek Volunteer Fire Dept.

 

Posted Thursday, Jan. 30, 4 p.m.

John W. Lockwood

John William Lockwood, born on Dec. 29, 1933 in Washington D.C. to William Angelo Lockwood and Christine Miller Lockwood of Mclean, left this world the morning of January 28, 2014 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Anna Mae Lockwood; two children, Debra Keller and her husband, Tim, and Douglas Lockwood; two grandchildren, Bryan Keller and his wife, Jada, and Amber Keller  and her boyfriend, RC; two great-grandchildren, in which he loved and adored, Raylee Keller and Liam Hagen.

John served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and worked many years for geological survey, retiring and relocating to Mineral, in 1988 with family.

John was a well-respected man in Falls Church and Mineral. He touched the lives of many people in his 80 years and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 at National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Hwy., Falls Church. Interment will follow.

Arrangements are being made by National Funeral Home, Falls Church.

Posted Thursday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m.

Carolyn F. Jones

Carolyn Fleming Jones, 66, of Montpelier, was received unto the Lord January 22, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her father, James H. Fleming of Bumpass.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Donald N. Jones; her mother, Evelyn H. Fleming of Bumpass; her sister, Mary A. Fleming of Mechanicsville; her daughter, Sherry J. Barlow and her husband, Kevin, of Ruther Glen; her daughter, Christa J. Hess and her husband, Greg, of Mechanicsville; four grandchildren, Allyson Taylor Wickham, Abigail Reid Wickham, Hunter Allen Hess and Cadence Ashby Hess; and her devoted dachshund, Buddy.

Carloyn was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church in Montpelier where she sang in the choir. She had a love and talent for music, having played the organ for many years and often playing duets with her sister on the piano. She was a dedicated employee of W.T. Jones and Sons, Inc. Lumber Company in Ruther Glen.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, Montpelier. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 17420 Shiloh Church Rd., Montpelier, VA 23192.

Arrangements were made by Bliley’s-Staples Mill Chapel, Richmond.

 

Helen H. Jennings

Helen Hart Jennings, 55, of Mineral, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

She is survived by her husband, Brian Hutson Jennings; her stepson, Graham; her daughter, Sonia Rae; her mother, Barbara U. Hart; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Roy Jennings; her brother-in-law, Brad Jennings; her aunt, Janet U. Phyfe; surname of cousins, Bethony, Delaney, Hart, Lancaster, Phyfe.

Helen attended James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth University, retiring from the Goochland County Clerk’s Office.

A graveside funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, in the Hart Family Cemetery, Mineral.

Memorial donations may be made to Young Life Louisa, P.O. Box 1990, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements were made by Lacy Funeral Home, Rt. 522, Mineral.

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

 

Warren A. Lloyd

Warren A. Lloyd, 79, of Bumpass, lovingly known as “Pop,” went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 22, 2014.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Willis Lloyd; his children, Deborah Murphy (Tommy), Denise Brooking (Mark), and Dwayne Lloyd (Connie); his grandchildren, Donnie Amick, Stephanie and Katherine Murphy, Amanda and Noel Brooking, Sarah Perkinson, Harper and Elizabeth Lloyd; his great-grandchildren Bridgett Amick and Chase Luck.  He was the oldest of 10 children, and is survived by his brother, Randy Lloyd; and his sisters, Alice Plageman, Brenda Marks, Rebecca Hicks and Nancy Smith.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jennifer.

He was retired from Phillip Morris and trained and showed Tennessee Walking Horses for many years.  He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, and will be forever remembered for his positive and kind spirit, loving heart and sense of humor.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Hopeful Baptist Church, Montpelier. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad, 155 Factory Mill Rd., Bumpass, VA 23024, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Arrangements were made by Lacy Funeral Home, Rt. 522, Mineral.

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

 

James F. Moser III 

James Frances “Jamie” Moser III, 64, of Lake Anna, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Born February 14, 1949 in Charlottesville, he was the son of the late James F. Moser Jr. and Nancy Green Moser of Orange.

Jamie graduated from Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance and the University of Richmond. He worked for many years at Liberty Fabrics of New York in purchasing for the Gordonsville plant. He also dealt in Civil War relics prior to his retirement. He spent the last few years on the lake fishing, boating and enjoying his grandsons.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Eldridge Moser of Lake Anna; two daughters, Ellen. M. Scott and her husband, Jay, of Daphney, Alabama, Katherine F. Miller and her husband, Ryan, of Ruckersville; his sisters, Ann Garner of Mechanicsville, Harriett West and her husband, Phil, of Niceville, Florida, Helen King and her husband, Al, of Ft. Myers, Florida; four grandsons, Owen Dulaney, Alexander Scott, Ethan Miller and Zachary Miller.

Memorial donations may be made to Augusta Military Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 100, Fort Defiance, VA 24437, or Louisa County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1777, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements were made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.

 

Addie B. Parrish

Addie Byrd Parrish, of Mineral, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

She was born April 15, 1925 in Hanover County, to the late Earnest M. and Mary Garrett Ronquest. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Byrd Parrish and Roger William Hix; her brothers, Willie, John, Eston, Eugene and Edward Ronquest; and sisters, Sally Groomes, Eva Groomes and Cary Chenault.

She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Henry B. Parrish; two sons, Bobby Parrish and his wife, Sandra, of Louisa, and Steve Parrish and his wife, Debbie, of Bumpass; her five daughters, Shirley Perkins of Mineral, Sandra Gentry and her husband, Dennis, of Louisa, Judy Pierce and her husband, Miles, of Bumpass, Patsy Jane Shifflett and her husband, Clinton, of Orange, and Cindy Paul of Richmond; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Ann Walker of Richmond; numerous nieces and nephews; and caregiver, Rebecca Parrish.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at South Anna Baptist Church, Mineral. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Lacy Funeral Home, Rt. 522, Mineral.

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

 

Jean M. Trice 

Jean Ann Morris Trice passed away peacefully at her home in Louisa on Thursday, January 23, 2014.

Born May 28, 1929,to the late C.K. Morris and Amanda Morris of Louisa, she was one of six children.

Jean was educated in Louisa County Public Schools. She was a member of Zion Travelers Baptist Church in Louisa, where before taking ill, she was on the treasury and usher boards.

She was known for her motherly spirit, taking on the motherly role for all the children in the neighborhood, hence the nickname “Mama Jean.” She was known to cater to the elderly, the sick and shut-in or whenever anyone needed a hand.

She was preceded in death by her husband of many years, Clarence Trice Jr.; one sister, Connie Morris; and one brother, Corrie Morris.

Her legacy is survived by three loving sons, Clarence W. Trice III, David Trice and Lawrence Trice, all of Louisa; her grandchildren, Nicole Trice, Clarence Trice IV and Londra Trice; her great-grandchildren, Brandon and Kiarah Garrett, Anthony Johnson, Jeymi and Janya Barker; and down to her great-great-grandchild, Damien Osiris Garrett; her three sisters, Emma Washington (James) of Richmond, Josephine Timberlake and Martha Brice of Louisa; two sisters-in-law, Irene Morris of Kent Store and Virginia Barrett of Newark, New Jersey.

A celebration of life service, conducted by the Rev. Austin G. Bates, was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 at Zion Travelers Baptist Church, Louisa. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Thomasson Watson Funeral Service, Inc., Louisa.

Visit www.ddwatsonmortician.com for online guestbook.

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