Obituaries May 2 publication with updates

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Posted Friday, May 3

Herman Davis Jr.

Herman “Herbie” Davis Jr., of Bumpass, died Thursday, May 2, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman Davis Sr. and Daisy Bell Wolfe.

Herman is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Davis; four sons, Little Herbie, Corey, Dillion and Tyler Davis; his adopted daughter, Crystal Owens of Richmond; his sisters, Deborah, Lynn, Diane, Sandy, Patti, Gail and Tammy; as well as his very good friend, William Kolb.

A graveside funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Chester Harvey, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 6, at Fort Davis Cemetery, Bumpass.

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

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

Maxie S. Williams

Maxie Sacra Williams, 70, of Spotsylvania County, was called to her forever home in Heaven on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Louisa Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Williams was a kind, hospitable, loving person to all who knew her. She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Spotsylvania. Praising the Lord Jesus and loving her family was her life.

Mrs. Williams is survived by her only child, Molly and her husband, Edward Quinton Williams. She is also survived by her grandson, Andy Williams and his wife, Crystal; her granddaughter Emma Jo Williams and her life partner, Jose; her great-grandsons, Tegan Alexander Williams and K. Edward Hill; her great-granddaughters, Sonia Rivera Williams and Little Emma Jolene Williams; her brother, James Allen Sacra and his wife, Connie; her sister-in-law, Janie Lloyd Sacra; her nieces, Janet, Tammy, Netty, Nita, Jean, Jennifer and Sarah; her nephew, Roy Mason Sacra Jr.; her uncle, James Seay; and her aunt, Ruby Barton. She is also survived by much loved great -nieces, -nephews and cousins, too many to mention, but you know who you are.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Anderson Williams; her parents Robert Sacra and Evia Seay Sacra; her brother, Roy Mason Sacra Sr.; and her loving friend and companion of many years, Christine Hopkins.

The family will receive friends and family from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the funeral home Chapel, with the Rev. Bob Ellinger officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.

 

Posted Thursday, May 2

Alice H. Coleman

Alice H. Coleman, 102, of Mineral, died Monday, April 22, 2013 at Manor Health Care Center in Richmond.

Born Wednesday, May 4, 1910 in Louisa, she was the widow of Edward F. Coleman.

Survivors include a daughter, Jean Wiggin; a devoted nephew, Deacon Harry Haynes; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Temple Anderson Sr., were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Philippi Christian Church, Mineral. Interment was in the Coleman family cemetery.

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

Visit www.ddwatsonmortician.com for online guestbook.

 

Robert J. Ellis

Robert Jackson “Jack” Ellis, 82, of Louisa, departed this life on Monday, April 29, 2013, at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.

He was born November 4, 1930 in Louisa County to the late Oscar and Sarah Taylor Ellis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Ellis; a son, Howard Lee Ellis; four brothers, Sandy, James, Levi and O’Neal Ellis; and a son-in-law, Larry Morris.

He is survived by four daughters, Daphne Morris of Louisa, Joanne Stewart and her husband, John, of Fredericksburg, Janis Ellis of Louisa, and Lisa Wright and her husband, Russell, of Troy; four sons, Elder Hugh Ellis and his wife, Sandra, of Louisa, Robert J. Ellis Jr. of Louisa, Ron L. Ellis and his wife, Mary, of Charleston, West Virginia, and Danis Ellis of Chattanooga, Tennessee; one sister, Mabletine Coley of Landover, Maryland; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Viewing will be held at Satchell’s Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday May 3 and on Saturday one hour prior to the service.

A funeral service, conducted by Elder Steven Mason, pastor, will be held at noon on Saturday, May 4, at Evergreen Bibleway Church, 1576 Evergreen Rd., Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Satchell’s Funeral Service, Inc., Louisa.

 

Russell W. Hughes 

Russell Wilbert Hughes, 79, of Louisa, was born December 15, 1933 to the late Bernie and Lydia Hughes. Russell was peacefully called home on Monday morning, April 22, 2013.

Russell joined County Line Baptist Church at an early age. He worked at Dominion Power in Mineral for many years until he retired. Russell was a devoted husband and loving father, always caring for his family.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a faithful and devoted wife, Barbara Jean Hughes, whom he loved; his son, Christopher Russell Hughes; his daughter, Letonia Hughes; three grandchildren, Antonio, Devon and Rico; three brothers, Robert (Annie) of Goochland, David (Jeanette) of Charlottesville, and Bernie Jr. of Louisa; two sisters, Bertha Harris and Mildred Veney, both of Louisa; one aunt, Mabel Timberlake, of Kents Store; two uncles, Jessie Timberlake, of Lynchburg, and Walter Timberlake, of Detroit, Michigan; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m on Saturday, April 27, at County Line Baptist Church, Kents Store, with Deacon Sherman Ware officiating, and the Rev. James Graves, eulogist.

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

Visit www.ddwatsonmortician.com for online guestbook.

 

Madeline Q. Maddox 

Madeline Quarles Maddox departed this life on Wednesday, April 18, 2013, at the Louisa Health and Rehab Center.

She was born to Robert and Betteen Smith Quarles on April 21, 1921 in Louisa County. She was educated in Louisa Public Schools and went on to New York to study nursing. She was employed at the Bellview Hospital for 37 years doing much good for others.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leroy; her son, Billy; three sisters and four brothers.

Madeline joined the Pleasant Plain Baptist Church as a young child and remained a faithful member until death. She journeyed every August to attend the week of revival and worshipped with joy and generosity.

While in New York, she was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church with the Rev. Maxwell as pastor.

After she and her husband retired, they spent their time traveling the United States from coast to coast, the islands of Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Italy, London, France, Portugal, Spain and Germany, often taking the younger sister with them.

They spent the cold month of February in Miami, Florida every year.

She leaves to mourn her loss, one sister, Bernice Quarles of the home, six nieces, three nephews, nine grandnieces, one great-grandnephew and a host of cousins, relatives ad friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, at Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, Gordonsville, with the Rev. Harold Soloman, presiding, and the Rev. Donald King, eulogist. Interment was in the church cemetery.

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

Visit www.ddwatsonmortician.com for online guestbook.

 

Catherine E. Martin

Catherine Elizabeth Martin, 75, of Louisa, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, in the Louisa Health and Rehab Center.

She was born August 5, 1937 in Louisa County and was a daughter of the late Charles Franklin Melton and Macie Johnson Melton. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Melton Jr., Louis Melton and James Melton; and her husband, Wesley Eugene Martin.

She was a member of Grace Free-Will Baptist Church in Trevilians

Mrs. Martin is survived by three sons, James “Jimmy” Martin and his wife, Cathy, of Mineral, Charles “Charlie” Martin and his wife, Betsy, of Waynesboro, and Allen Martin of Trevilians; four grandchildren, Ginger Wheeler and her husband, Scott, Brooks Martin and his wife, Candy, Adam Martin and Stuart Martin; and 10 great-grandchildren, Alisha, Kelsey, Julian, Skylar, Ayden, Hailee, Julianna, Cameron, Taylor and Vaughn.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. John Austin, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville. Interment will be held in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.

 

Gladys N. McClary 

Gladys Nicholas McClary, 90, of Richmond, formerly of Louisa, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Morningside in the West End, an assisted living facility.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl McClary.

She is survived by her devoted nieces, Roberta  Clough and Nell Lacy; and

by numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held  at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at Bliley’s Funeral Home, Staples Mill Chapel. Interment was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

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

 

Leroy M. Pendelton Sr. 

Leroy Matthew Pendelton Sr. departed this life on Monday, April 29, 2013, at his residence in Louisa County.

He was born July 4, 1943 in Louisa County to the late John Edward and Alberta Jefferson Pendelton. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Louise Smith; and two brothers, John Edward Pendelton and David Pendelton.

Leroy was retired from the construction industry.

He is survived by two sons, Leroy M. Pendelton Jr. and his companion, Tammy, of Green, Chris Ross of Louisa; four daughters, Amber Jackson and her husband, Roger, of Trevilians, Lisa Pendelton of Louisa, Barbara Morris and her husband, Carlton, of Orange, Lynn Pendelton and her companion, Christ Jackson, of Bumpass; on sister, Dorothy King of Louisa; two brothers, Dr. Earl Pendelton and his wife, Tammy, of Louisa, Larry Pendelton and his wife, Debbie of Louisa.

A viewing will be held at Satchell’s Funeral Home, 118 E. Church St., Orange from 12 until 8 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, May 3 at Foster Creek Baptist Church, Louisa. Pastor Crawley will officiate and Dr. Earl Pendelton will be the eulogist. Interment will follow is the Pendelton Family Cemetery on Dell Perkins Rd., Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Satchell’s Funeral Services, Inc., Orange.

 

Donald A. Tyrrell Jr. 

Donald A. “Don” Tyrrell Jr., 68,of Bumpass, Lake Anna, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at University of Virginia Hospital after a long battle with cancer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald A. Tyrrell Sr. and Josephine Finucan Tyrrell of Michigan.

Don spent his early years in Birmingham, Bloomfield, Michigan and moved to Virginia in 1972. In 2002, he retired from Reynolds & Reynolds as a systems solution consultant after 32 years. He and his wife, Libby, moved to their lake home where he spent his retirement enjoying Lake Anna, fishing,wood turning and target shooting.

Don was a member of ACCA Temple in Richmond, the Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge in Alexandria, and Elks Lodge 758 in Alexandria.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Elizabeth “Libby” Tyrrell; a sister, Sue Mullins (Mitch); his nieces, Diane Jannelle and Amy Satterfield; his nephews, David Sisson, Jeff Mullins, Marc Hamaker and Bill Hamaker; several great-nieces and nephews; and Chevy Cat.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Rikkis Refuge, P.O. Box 1357, Orange, VA 22960, or to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

Visit covenantfuneralservice.com for online guestbook.

 

Phillip M. Webb

Phillip Marion Webb, 72, of Bumpass, passed away April 29, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Moody; his brother, Nelson Webb; and his parents, Louise Mills Lowe and William Wiley Webb.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Rannow Webb; his children, Ed Webb (Katie), and their son, Patrick Marion Webb; Rebekah Webb and Rusty Webb; and his brother, W. Grady Webb of Burlington, North Carolina. He retired from Medical College of Virginia and was a volunteer coach with the Lakeside Little League, Brooklyn Redskins and Patrick Henry High School.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at Bliley’s Funeral Home, Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad, 155 Factory Mill Rd., Bumpass, VA 23024.

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

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