Obituaries Aug. 14 publication with updates

Posted on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:10 am

Posted Monday, Aug. 18

Frederick S. Richardson 

Frederick S. Richardson, 67, of Mineral, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014.

Born in Gainesville, Florida, he was the son of the late James G. and Caroline Richardson. He was predeceased by his brother, James G. Richardson.

Fred was president of Spring Hill Nursery, Inc., which he started in 1991. He had been a director of Colonial Farm Credit, Mechanicsville since 2001, and was chairman of the audit committee. He was a leader of numerous trips of the Gum Spring United Methodist Mission Team to Gulfport, Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, and active in local mission projects, as well as a supporter of Louisa Habitat for Humanity.

Fred is survived by his wife, Dr. Pam Richardson; one son, Noel Richardson, and his wife, Sheena, and their daughter, Livia Joy, of Louisa; one daughter, Hanna Richardson of Richmond; two brothers, Burges Richardson and his wife, Patti, of Atlanta, Georgia and Barry Richardson and his wife, Lauren, of Gainesville, Florida.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at his home, 5707 Cross County Rd., Mineral.

A funeral service, conducted by Pastor Lauren Lobenhofer, will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Gum Spring United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the family cemetery.

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

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Posted Thursday, Aug. 14 

Frieda R. Agee

Frieda Rovina Agee, 76, of Louisa, passed away on Monday August 4, 2014 at her residence.

Born June 9, 1938 in Staten Island, New York, she was a daughter of Anita Robertson Solomon of Palmyra and the late Frederick Douglas Morgan.  She was the wife of the late, Vincent Harry Agee Jr. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Louise Martin.

Mrs. Agee was retired from the City of Charlottesville and was a member of House Of God Church in Gordonsville.

She is survived by two daughters, Nicole Agee of Louisa, Yvette Taylor of Richmond; one son, Vincent Agee III and his wife, Lisa, of Palmyra; six grandchildren, Ashley Cousins, Dwayne Rush Jr., Robert Harris Jr., Victoria Agee, Vincent Agee IV., Victor Agee; her grandpuppy, Sassy; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel, Gordonsville. Interment was in the House of God Church Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.

 

Emory Arrington

Emory “Dale” Arrington, 65, of Bumpass, formerly of Manakin Sabot, went to Heaven on August 10, 2014 after fighting a courageous battle against cancer.

Born in Glen Jean, West Virginia on Aug. 24, 1948 to Nolan and June Arrington, Dale spent most of the last 25 years in Virginia doing what he loved, building houses with his beloved wife of 23 years, Deborah (Deb’s Construction).

He is also survived by his loving daughter, Andrea Fields and her husband, Joey; his step-son, Shay White and his wife, Lindsey.

He is preceded in death by his son, Alex.

Papa leaves behind his grandchildren, Amanda Fields, Hannah and Kendall Arrington, Adriana Wirsch and Abrielle White; and great-grandchildren, Zoie Lemons and Xela Fields;  his sister, Loretta and her husband, Ira Akers; a brother, Nolan; and several nieces and nephews.

Dale Arrington, a life well led.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 27 at Life Assembly Church on Cardwell Rd., Crozier.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bon Secours Hospice at www.bsvaf.org/supporthospice.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Lottie M. Bullock 

Lottie Mae Bullock was born in Lousia on December 8, 1929 to the late Herbert and Lottie Hunter. She departed this life on August 6, 2014 in Fork Union.

Lottie was a graduate of the Louisa County Training School. She was employed by Louisa Manufacturing Company where she worked tirelessly until her retirement. She was joined in holy matrimony to John D. Bullock and to this union, two children were born; one preceded her in death.

She was a member of Laurel Hill Baptist Church where she served faithfully on the usher board until her health declined. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Lottie loved sewing, cooking, gardening and tending to her pets. You could often find her watching her favorite soap opera, “The Young and the Restless.”

Lottie was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Bullock; a son, Charles W. Bullock Sr.; two brothers, George Hunter and Herman Hunter; and two sisters, Gertrude Hunter and Louise Mickens.

She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Beverly Bullock Manley (Donald) of Louisa; one brother, Herbert Hunter Jr. (Shirley) of Mineral; a devoted granddaughter, Christina Bullock; a grandson, Charles Bullock Jr.; a daughter-n-law, Janice Bullock; a dedicated niece, Willie Ann Hunter; four other grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by Elder Lynn W. Beanum Jr., were held at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at Laurel Hill Baptist Church, Mineral. Interment was in the church cemetery.

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

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Elizabeth P. Burton

Elizabeth P. Burton. 90, of Louisa, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

She was the daughter of the late Topsy and Lula Payne, and the widow of Charles Burton. She is also predeceased by a daughter, Rebecca B. Duke.

She was a member of Louisa Christian Church and a member of the K. S. Club.

She is survived by one daughter, Betty “B.J.” Lowery of Louisa; two grandchildren, Kimberly Duke and Buffy Duke; and one great-grandchild, Laura Duke.

A graveside service, conducted by the Rev. Denny Burnette, was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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John P. Collins 

John Paul “JP” Collins, 52, of Bumpass, arrived at the gates of Heaven on July 22,2014.

He was proceeded in death by his daughter, Krysten Collins; and his brother, Andrew Collins.

He is survived by his mother, Ethel Turbeville; and his father, Earl Collins; two daughters, Marie Collins and Shelby Dalton; two sisters, Janie Kellye and Marty Baker; four brothers, Robert Collins, Roger Collins, Earl Collins and David Collins; seven grandchildren and lots of other love ones.

There will be a gathering of family and friends for a celebration  of life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 at Beaverdam Baptist Church, 19110 Beaverdam Rd., Beaverdam.

 

Edward T. Deale

Edward Thomas Deale Sr., 63, of Mineral, passed away at his residence on Monday, August 4, 2014.

Mr. Deale attended Central Virginia Assembly of God Church, Mineral, served four years on the Louisa County Board of Supervisors, was active with Louisa County Rescue Squad for 19 years and was a life member. He retired from Dominion Virginia Power.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter A. Deale; brothers, James Rod Deale and Walter Arnold Deale.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Alice Ward Deale; his wife, Thecla Deale; one son, Edward Deale Jr.; his sisters, Margaret Perry of Bumpass, Della Trivett ( Rayburn) of Glen Allen, Ellen Crisp of Ashland, Linda Dmytryszyn (Charlie) of Mineral, and Evelyn King of Mineral; and a beloved sister-in-law, Linda Deale of Ashland.

A celebration of life, officiated by Pastor Bernie Newcomb, was held 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Central Virginia Assembly of God Church, Mineral.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Francis M. Ellis 

Frank Ellis, 79, passed away at his home near Mineral on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

He was born Dec. 11, 1934 in Griffin, Georgia to the late Francis Ellis and Laurine Blasingame. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Valerie Eden; and his sister, Frances Ellis.

Mr. Ellis was a retired communications specialist for the Department of Defense at the Defense Communications Agency (now called the Defense Information Systems Agency). Among his many achievements, he was especially pleased to have helped install communication systems at Cape Canaveral for the lunar landings.

Mr. Ellis is survived by his wife, Beverly Lyon Ellis; his daughters, Mary Eden (Jon Quandt) of Louisa and Nancy Bowers (Robert Matthew) of Fredericksburg; his step-children, Cathy Sage of Honolulu, Hawaii, John Selvaggio of Haleiwa, Hawaii, Nancy Sage of Charlottesville, Mark Sage (Dara) of  Kailua, Hawaii, and Robert Sage (Trudy) of Mililani, Hawaii; his grand-daughters, Rachel Hickey (Charles Daniel) of St. Petersburg, Florida, Sarah Eden (Gabor Esesz) of Norfolk, and Valerie and Ava Bowers of Fredericksburg; his grandsons Daniel Shoupe of Charlottesville and David Shoupe of Louisa; 13 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

The memorial service, conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.D. Burnette of Louisa Christian Church, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Interment will be at South Plains Presbyterian Church in Keswick.

Memorial donations may be made to the Mineral Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 534, Mineral, VA 23117.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Thomas G. Ham

Thomas Gray Ham, 74, of Mineral, passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Louisa Health Care.

He was the son of the late John and Irene Ham and is predeceased by brothers, Roland Hamm, Clarence Ham, and Joe Ham; and one sister, Mae Woolfrey.

He is survived by two sisters, Edith Bickley and Elizabeth Proffitt, both of Louisa; four nieces and four nephews.

A funeral service, conducted by David Cole, was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 8 at Woodward Funeral Home. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Robert L. Hodges Jr.

Robert Lee Hodges Jr., 53, of Louisa, died Friday, August 8, 2014.

He is survived by his parents, Robert Lee Sr. and Charlotte Ellen Harlow Hodges; a daughter, Ashley Margaret Hodges; a brother, Haywood Joseph Hodges; and two sisters, Barbara Atchison and Brenda Hodges, all of Louisa.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted at noon on Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Macedonia Methodist Church, Louisa.

 

Robert V. Kober Sr.

Robert “Bob” Vernon Kober Sr., 74, of Louisa, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Born April 29, 1940 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Albert Kober and Nellie Kober Lumpkin. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Emberton; one brother, John Kober Sr.; two grandchildren, Christopher Pearson and Charlie Steadman.

Bob was retired from the Navy after more than 20 years of service. He was a farm manager for 29 years.

Bob is survived by his wife, Nancy; two sons, Robert Kober Jr. and Ronald Kober (Nicole); two daughters, Judy Lewis and Teresa Kober; one sister, Kendra Hart (Jonathan); a brother-in-law, Willie Emberton; one son-in-law and very special family friend, Tommie Sims; one sister-in-law, Marie Condrey (Allen); 12 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home.

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Robert  F. Perkins Jr.

Robert  “Perk” Franklin Perkins Jr., 89, of Louisa, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

A lifelong resident of Louisa, he was the son of the late Robert F. Sr. and Daisy H. Perkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Snider Perkins; a brother, J. Allison Perkins; and a sister, Iris P. Richardson.

He was a member and deacon of Louisa Baptist Church, member of Louisa Volunteer Fire Department for 74 years, serving as chief for 39 years, and a charter member of Louisa Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Perk is survived by three daughters, Ann Carol Gatewood (Roger) of Kents Store, Marie P. Bowers (Joe) of Louisa, Martha P. Williams of Mineral and a special daughter, Joyce M. Bickley (Calvin) of Louisa; one sister, Annis P. Mallory of Louisa; his grandchildren, Robert A. Greep (Michele), Jeffrey P. Greep (Donna), Darrell L. Greep (Denise), Rachel D. Payton, April N. Payton and Kellye B. Throckmorton (Michael); and 12 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends at Woodward Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13 and 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14.

A funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Larry Hoyle, David Cole and the Rev. Bruce Jones, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 at Louisa Volunteer Fire Department, 300 E. Main St. Louisa. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Chief 1’s memory to Louisa Volunteer Fire Department, 300 East Main Street, Louisa, VA 23093, or Louisa Baptist Church, 305 E. Main Street, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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John B. Shelton

John B. Shelton, born in Louisa County on September 11, 1930 to the late Claude and Johnette Shelton, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church, a U. S. Army veteran and a lifetime cattle farmer in Louisa where he loved raising cattle, pigs and all of his animals.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley Shelton.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 at Oakland Baptist Church, Gum Spring.

A funeral was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8 at Lacy Funeral Home. Interment was in Oakland Baptist Church cemetery.

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

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Franklin Talley Jr. 

Franklin “Lil Frankie” Talley Jr. departed this life on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in Arlington, due to an untimely accident at his job.

Lil Frankie attended Spotsylvania County High School, and later obtained his GED. At an early age, he had good work ethics and continued to be a hard worker throughout his life. He landed his first job with the help of his dad, working for John G. and John R. Goodwin Farming. It was always his goal to become a tractor trailer driver; finally he accomplished that goal by going to tractor trailer training school, receiving his CDL and getting a driving job with CM Payne of Culpeper. He was so proud of himself for being able to do what he had been striving to do for so many years.

He had a strong love for Ford Mustangs and the race track. Lil Frankie also gave back by taking time to volunteer as a youth basketball coach, and also served as a referee for his son’s youth football team. He cherished his son, Isaiah, whom he was raising. He was reaching and attaining all his goals and dreams to provide a better life for Isaiah.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Henry Coleman II and his uncle, Elwood Talley Jr.

Lil Frankie leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted parents, Franklin and Michelle Talley Sr. of
Spotsylvania; his beloved son, Franklin Isaiah Talley; one sister, Evantae (Ernest) Chew of Spotsylvania; his devoted fianceé, Kimberley Bradley of Madison; his maternal grandmother, Hannah Coleman; his paternal grandparents, Geneva Talley and Elwood Talley, all of Spotsylvania; maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Carter; nine aunts, Roberta (James) Norfleet and Delores (Melvin) Johnson, of Bumpass, Bernice (Lester) Jackson of Mineral, Linda (James) Syrkes and Tonya Wilson of Spotsylvania, Tina (Al) Thompson of Louisa, Marie (Paul) Hall of North Carolina, Doreen (Steve) Athey of Ashland, and Elwanda Syrkes of Fredericksburg; five uncles, Henry (Pamela) Coleman III, Jeffery Coleman, Willard Lee Talley Sr., Tony Talley and Elwood Syrkes, all of Spotsylvania; one niece, Taylor Chew; three nephews, Elijah, Aaris, and Ernest Chew Jr., and a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by Elder Lynn W. Beanum Jr., were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11 at Temple of Deliverance (HCOG), Mineral. 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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