Obituaries Jan. 24 publication with updates

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 9:34 am

Posted Monday, Jan. 28

James W. Hawk Sr. 

James William Hawk Sr., 81, of Louisa County, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

Survivors include his daughter, Lori Kirschner and her husband, Robert, of Woodsboro, Maryland; his brother, Albert Hawk of Frederick, Maryland; his sisters, Nancy and Mary; his half-sister, Frances Thurston of Colombia; his grandchildren, Max Kirschner and his wife, Danielle, of Frederick, Maryland, Katherine and Samantha Kirschner; and his special friend, Linda Taylor.

Mr. Hawk is preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine Hawk; and his sons James W. Hawk Jr.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 at Woodward Funeral Home.  Interment will be private.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Woodward Funeral Home.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Juarez Hawkins

Our Heavenly Father called Juarez “Donnell” Hawkins, 62, from labor to reward as he departed this life on January 19, 2013 in Abeerdeen, Maryland.

Donnell was born on Dec. 13, 1950 to James C. Hawkins Jr. and Josephine K. Hawkins in Richmond.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 22 years, Karen Quarles Hawkins, formerly of Louisa; and two daughters, Nichele Carver (Frank) and Karez Hawkins; one son, Korey Hawkins; two grandchildren, Nia and Ryan; four sisters, Deborah Mallory (Otis), Ava Hawkins, Kim Hawkins-Tucker (Kenneth) and Fay Lomax (Joe); one brother, James Hawkins III (Florence); three aunts, four uncles, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; one sister-in-law, Gail (louis); five brothers-in-law, Teddy (Sally), Lionel, Albert (Sylvia), Wlalace (Myrtis) and Stanley (Doneta); and other relatives and friends.

A homegoing service, conducted by Elder Otis E. Mallory Sr., was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 at Jenkins Funeral Home. Interment was in Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.

Arrangements were made by Jenkins Funeral Home, Richmond.

Mary W. Lloyd

Mary Webb Lloyd,  86, of Somerset died Thursday, January 24, 2013 in Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville.

She was born Dec. 20, 1926 in Louisa County and was a daughter of the late William Franklin Webb and Annie Marks Webb. Mrs. Lloyd was predeceased by her husband, Norman Whitelaw Lloyd; three sisters, Remona Webb Piercy, W. Frances Webb and Shirley Webb Walters; and two brothers, W.F. Webb Jr. and Robert J. Webb.

She was a member of Blue Run Baptist Church in Somerset.

Mrs. Lloyd is survived by two daughters, Anne L. Dabney of Somerset and Robin L. Moon and her husband, Walter, of Gordonsville; one son, N.W. Lloyd Jr. of Troy; two sisters, Alice Webb Colvin of Gordonsville and Ruth Webb Layman and her husband, Charlie of Troy; four grandchildren, Lee Dabney Jr. and his wife, Wendy, Kelly Phelps and her husband, Tom, Nicole Shipp and her husband, Marty, April Moon; and eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service, conducted by the Rev. Bill Horton and the Rev. Alan Layman, was held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville. Interment will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.

Posted Thursday, Jan. 24

Mary E. Kent

Mary Eliza Kent, 88, of Louisa, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville.

Mrs. Kent was the oldest member of the New Life Community Church in Louisa.

She was predeceased by her husband, Benjamin Haley Kent; her daughter, Mary Kent Towler; her brothers, George, William and Country Boyd; and her sister, Aggie Wilcox.

Survivors include her sons, Benjamin Haley “B.H.” Kent Jr. (Rita) of Free Union and David Wayne “Mickie” Kent (Vicky) of Louisa; her daughter Sandra C. Kent of Louisa; her son-in-law, Marvin Towler of Louisa; her brother, Benjamin Boyd (Carol) of Richmond; her sisters, Elizabeth Geer (Gilmer) of Ashland and Frances Parnell of Chesterfield; her grandchildren, Benjamin Haley Kent III, Trey Kent, Jason Kent, Courtney Haislip, Robin Mallory and Stacy Tuel; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Woodward Funeral Home.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, at New Life Community Church in Louisa.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Memorials contributions may be made to New Life Community Church, P.O. Box 502, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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James C. Jordan Jr.

James Curtis Jordan Jr., 78, of Mineral, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville.

He was the son of the late James C. Sr. and Catherine Jordan.

He was a member of Mineral Baptist Church and had worked for Local Union 10 Pipefitters.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Ann; his sons, Calvin Jordan (Danae) of Goochland, Ronald Jordan of Mechanicsville, James Jordan of Goochland; his daughters, Linda Earhart of Richmond, Anita Key (Whitney) of Appomattox, and Bonnie Crigger (Jesse) of Richmond; a step-son, James Hubbard (Nadine) of Glen Allen; a sister, Barbara Willier of Chesterfield; 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 at Mineral Baptist Church where a funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Mineral Baptist Church, 51 Louisa Ave., Mineral, VA 23117.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Posted Thursday, Jan. 24, 5 p.m.

Rose A. Smith

Rose Ada Smith, 83, lifelong resident of Louisa, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville.

She was a member of Louisa Christian Church.

Survivors include her sons, Tommy Smith (Susan) of Spotsylvania and R.L. Smith of Louisa; a daughter, Janice Sprouse of Charlottesville; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Woodward Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Memorials donations may be made to Louisa Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1777, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

Visit woodwardfuneralhome.com for online guestbook.

Posted Thursday, Jan. 24, 9 a.m.

Barbara W. Goodman

Barbara Wickham Goodman, age 78, of Charlottesville,  died Friday, January 18, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Norman Goodman Jr.; and two brothers, Milton Gibson Wickham and John Bryan Wickham Jr. of Montpelier.

She is survived by two sons and their families, Norman Craig Goodman and his wife,  Patricia “Geisha”, and their daughter, Ella of Charlottesville, and Donald Wayne Goodman and his wife, Andrea, and their daughters, Betsy and Molly of Encino, California; close friends, Dottie Leigh and Johnnie Cocke of Bumpass.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, Montpelier. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, 17420 Shiloh Church Road, Montpelier, VA 23192.

 

Emma B. Hermanson  

Emma L. Butler Hermanson was given by the Lord on January 26, 1917, to the late William and Pearl Trainum Butler. She was the wife of Gustaf B. Hermanson who passed away in 2002. They were married for 66 years. Mama passed away peacefully at her home in Louisa with her daughter Lynn and granddaughters at her side on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Emma was also preceded in in death by five brothers, Earl, Randolph, Buck, Chester and Richard Butler, three sisters, Lottie Burke, Dorothy Watford and Louise Miller.

She is survived by four children, Hjelmar Hermanson and wife Patsy of Columbia, SC, Brenda Garner and husband Jerry of Hague, David Hermanson of Orange, Lynn Hutson and husband Jim of Louisa, one sister, Hazel Novasio of Maryland, fifteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and five great great-grandchildren.

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, homemaker, companion and friend.

A private graveside memorial service will be held at a later date in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland, Maryland. Preddy Funeral Home in Gordonsville is assisting the family.

“Life is a book in volumes Three, the past, the present, the yet to be. The first is finished and laid away; The second we are reading day by day; The third and the last of volumes three: Is locked from sight; God keeps the key.”

 

Edward L. Quarles

Edward Lee Quarles, 83, of Louisa, departed this life on Saturday, January 19, 2013, after an illness.

He was born July 21, 1929 in Louisa County to the late Frank and Bessie Hill Quarles.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters.

Edward served his country as a cook in the United States Army. After returning home from the military, he was employed as a logger.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie Grooms Quarles; two daughters, Marguerite Pendleton of Louisa, and Edna Quarles of Gordonsville; two sons, Larry Quarles and his wife, Ruth, of Gordonsville, and Harry and his wife, Blanche, of Louisa and a sister, Virginia Fountain of Louisa; four grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Viewing will be held at the Satchell’s Funeral Home, Orange, on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 12 until 8 p.m.

A funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Howard Grooms, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 at Satchell Funeral Home in Orange. Interment will follow in the Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, with Military Honors.

Arrangements are being made by Satchell’s Funeral Service of Orange.

 

Emma J. Robinson

A funeral services will be held for Emma Jean Robinson on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Temple of Deliverance, 5756 Zachary Taylor Highway, Louisa. Viewing will begin at 11 a.m. and the service will begin at 12 p.m.

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