Obituaries July 11 publication

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 4:26 pm

 Posted Wednesday, July 10 after publication

Hunter J. M. Barnes PIC

Hunter Jacob Matthew Barnes, 13 months, of Bumpass, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2013.

He is survived by his mother, Kristina N. Durrett; his father, Dean P. Barnes; a half-brother, Peter Barnes; his maternal grandparents, Hunter Jr. and Donna Durrett; his paternal grandmother, Alesia Andre; his step-grandfather, Jeffrey Rengnerth Sr.; his maternal great-grandmother, Kathleen L. Brown; his maternal great-grandfather, Art Brown; his paternal great-grandmother, Lillian Turner; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, Hunter A. “Pap” Durrett Sr. and Eugene B. Benson Jr.; and a step-great-grandfather, Bill Turner.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 11, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 412 S. Washington Hwy., Ashland.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at County Line Baptist Church, 3461 Ladysmith Rd., Ruther Glen.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American SIDS Institute, 528 Raven Way, Naples, FL 34110.

Arrangements are being made by Nelsen Funeral Home, Ashland.

 

Edward W. Fisher

Edward William Fisher, 74, of Louisa, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Born in Pennsylvania to the late William H. and Mildred D. Fisher, Edward served his country in the U. S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores A. Fisher; and his children, Thomas M. Williams and his wife, Susie, of Lusby, Maryland, Wandra Dement and her husband, James, Cathy Young and her husband, Jeff, and Haldane R. Thompson and her husband, Marcus, all of Madison.

Burial with military honors took place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at Quantico National Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.

Posted Wednesday, July 10

Muriel P. Dunn

Muriel Florence Porter Dunn, 74, of Mineral, beloved wife, mother and friend, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2013.

Born June 19, 1939, in Leytonstone, England, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Lily Porter.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Andrew, of Mineral; her daughters, Andrea Dunn-Williams of Ashburn, Jennifer Novak and her husband, Rich, of Leesburg; her son, Matthew and Dunn and his wife, Lynn, of Ruckersville; her grandchildren, Connor Falkosky, Philip Dunn, Travis Williams, Brian Dunn, Alexa Novak and Samantha Novak; her brother, John Porter, of Leigh-on-Sea, England; her nephew, Graham Porter, of England; her nieces, Sally Clark and her husband, Steve, of England, Lynne Grech and her husband, Kevin, of England; her sister-in-law, Carolyn Vincent; and many nieces and nephews of New York.

She enjoyed painting and gardening.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, July 10, at 11 a.m. at Woodward Funeral Home. Interment was in Spring Grove Memorial Cemetery, Mineral.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Central and Western Virginia Chapter, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901 or UVA Transplant Department, P.O. Box 800679, Charlottesville, VA 22908.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.

 

Kirk E. Holtzman

Kirk Edward Holtzman, 55, of Louisa, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 28, 2013, at Hospice House of Charlottesville.

Born May 1, 1958, in Woodstock, he was the son of the late Gene M. Holtzman and Sally B. Holtzman.

Loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife of 20 years, Theresa Hamilton White, of Louisa; one son, Kirk Holtzman Jr. and his wife, Jennifer, of Centreville; three daughters, Amanda White, Jessica Holtzman and Jennifer Holtzman, all of Louisa; a sister, Deborah Atkins and her husband, Terry, of Greer, South Carolina; a niece, G.G. Keedy of Leesburg; and one granddaughter, Christina White of Louisa.

A memorial service will be conducted by Pastor John Hamric of Clearview Baptist Church, Fishersville. Contact the family for more service information.

Dorothy D. Lear

Dorothy D. Lear, 89, of Bumpass, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James H. Lear; and her son, Jimmy Lear.

She is survived by her daughter, Polly Kane (Craig); her grandson, Benjamin; and other relatives.

A graveside funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 8, in Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

 

Hazel J. Moss 

Hazel J. Moss passed peacefully away on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg.

Born June 3, 1929, in Louisa, she was the daughter of the late John F. Johnson and Irene Woodley Johnson.

At an early age, Mrs. Moss accepted Christ and joined the Laurel Hill Baptist Church, Louisa. After marrying and moving to the Partlow community with her husband, she dedicated herself to the First New Hope Baptist Church. She gave a lifetime of service to God, family and community. Mrs. Moss graduated from the Louisa Training School, which was the school in Louisa County for African-American students until 1953. She became a substitute school teacher in Louisa County and eventually retired as a school bus driver for Spotsylvania County Public Schools. Divinely insightful, Mrs. Moss was a virtuous woman who always enjoyed helping others.

Mrs. Moss was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 63 years, the Rev. Ernest Moss; her sisters, Susie Goldstein and Ellaree Johnson; her brothers Roy, Merrell, Lawrence, Walter, Napoleon, Alfred and Jasper Johnson.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory, her daughters, Hazel Putty and her husband, James, of Spotsylvania, Princess R. Moss of Richmond; her son, Erskine B. Moss of Calvert County, Maryland; a sister, Bertha Wood of Washington, DC; a brother, Lenwood Johnson of Trevilians; four grandchildren; and many other caring relatives and friends.

Mrs. Moss was known for her good cooking and her strong faith. You’d often hear her testifying of the goodness of her creator or singing a special hymn, Blessed Assurance or His Eye Is On the Sparrow, while she made an afternoon meal.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, at the First New Hope Baptist Church, Partlow. Interment will be at the Moss Family Cemetery, Spotsylvania.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Spotsylvania County Volunteer Rescue Squad, Mary Washington Hospice, or First New Hope Baptist Church.

Arrangements are being made by Thomasson Watson Funeral Service, Inc., Louisa.

Visit www.ddwatsonmortician.com for online guestbook.

 

Warren L. Noel

Warren L. Noel, 79, of Louisa, passed away peacefully with his family on Sunday, July 7, 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Hardenia Noel; his daughter, Donna Winstead and her husband, Larry; his grandson, Tyler Winstead and his wife, Claudia; his granddaughter, Lauren Winstead; his great-granddaughter, Kendal Michele Winstead; and three brothers, Thomas W. “Billy” Nicholas and his wife, Madeline, Raymond Nicholas and his wife, Virginia, and Milton Nicholas and his wife, Sue.

The family received friends at Lacy Funeral Home Mineral, from 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9.

A funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at Hopeful Baptist Church, Montpelier.

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

Visit www.lacyfh.com for online guestbook.

 

Jerry M. Riggins 

Jerry Michael Riggins, 53, of Louisa, died Friday, June 28, 2013, at his residence.

Born February 3, 1960, in Wythe County, he was the son of Jerry Spencer Riggins and Novella  Bralley Riggins of Louisa.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, Dustin M. Riggins of Gordonsville; two sisters, Sherry R. Fleshman and her husband, Steve, of Louisa, Lynn R. Baggett and her husband, Farrow, of Louisa; a devoted friend, Rebecca Talley of Louisa; four nieces, Amber Payne, LeAnna Fleshman, Lindsay Bane, Hannah Bane and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Jeannie Wilburn.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Barry Higgins, were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel, Gordonsville. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements were made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.

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