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Obituaries Aug. 21 publication

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 10:26 am

Donna T. Goodwin

Donna Lynn Trumpower Goodwin, 56, of Louisa, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke.

Born April 30, 1958, she was a daughter of the late Donald Richard Trumpower and Betty Jo Lawson Trumpower, of Fairfax. She is also preceded in death by a son, Joseph Lee Goodwin.

She is survived by the father of her children, Doran Franklin Goodwin of Louisa; a son, Richard Franklin Goodwin and his wife, Nikki, of Roanoke; her granddaughter, Adadlee Goodwin of Roanoke; her stepbrother, Dickie Rue and his wife, Ingrid, of Alaska; her sisters, Polly Caylor and her husband, Ron, of Montross, Laura Waldorf of Berryville and Patti Boyd Trumpower of Ocala, Florida; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Richard F. Goodwin, 2201 Roanoke Ave., S.W., Roanoke, VA 23015.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Michael A. Horton 

Michael Anthony “Tony” Horton, 55, of Mineral, died on Monday, August 18, 2014, at his residence with his family at his side.

Born Monday, Dec. 15, 1958 in Louisa, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Gladys Thomas Horton. In additional to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine V. Hunter and father-in-law, George Hunter.

He was a graduate of Louisa County High School. He was a heavy equipment operator and truck driver. Tony enjoyed watching western movies, playing with and spoiling all of his grandchildren.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 32 years, Gale L. Horton; two daughters, Tasha Horton and Ciara M. Seay and her husband, Michael, both of Louisa; one son, Travis Hunter and his wife, Tonya; seven grandchildren, Octavia, Derice, Zakayla, Elijah, Laymayia, Travis Jr., and Jasiah;his mother-in-law, Mary Hunter; two sisters-in-law, Loretta Davis and Mary Ann Hunter (Samuel) of Louisa; four brothers-in-law, Wayne Hunter, Kernal Hunter, Ricky Hunter and Harold Hunter (Dorothy), all of Louisa; two devoted friends, Samuel Shelton and Jerry Taylor; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Sharon Roberts, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at St. Thomas Baptist Church, 1567 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

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

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Addie P. Marshall 

Mrs. Addie Perkins Marshall, 91, died on Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Hock Family Pavilion in Durham, North Carolina.

She was born May 8, 1923 in Louisa to the late John Rice Perkins and Addie Crawford Perkins.

Mrs. Marshall was reared in Louisa and graduated from Louisa Training School in 1941. After receiving her degree from Virginia State College (now Virginia State University) in 1949 with a major in home economics. She returned to teach for a few years in Louisa County before relocating to Chicago, Illinois where she taught in the Chicago Public School System until her retirement in 1987.

Addie married William Marshall in 1978 and spent most of her married years with her husband in Chicago until their retirement and return to Louisa.  Following the death of her husband nine years ago, she moved to Durham, North Carolina to live near her remaining brothers.  Addie was sincerely appreciative of the love and support she received over many years from her very dear friends Vivian Gills, Maxine Studley, the Rev. Dr. Christine P. Thomasson and Ceola Wright. The great friends she made at the Atria Senior Living Community in Durham comforted Addie in her later years.

Mrs. Marshall was a member of First Baptist Church in Louisa from her childhood.  She was a highly skilled seamstress who specialized in designer patterns and who was well known for her beautifully tailored garments.  Addie was an avid and highly skilled card player who particularly loved bridge and, in fact, was a member of the American Bridge Association, the Durham College View Duplicate Bridge Club, and a former member of three bridge clubs in Chicago.  She also enjoyed besting opponents playing whist and pinochle, and besting the weeds and bugs as a dedicated gardener.  Mrs. Marshall always enjoyed traveling and made trips all over the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, China, the Pacific and Africa.

Mrs. Marshall is survived by her sister, Dorcas Montgomery of White Plains, Maryland; her brother, the Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Perkins Sr. and his wife, Carrie, and Louis B. Perkins Sr. and his wife, Harriette Kennebrew Perkins, of Durham, North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Deborah Perkins of Louisa; her cousins, Marion and Carl Perkins of Louisa; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews whom she loved and who loved her dearly.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Marshall was preceded in death by her sister, Della Melvin; and brother-in-law, Bishop Melvin Jr.; brothers, James T. Perkins and sister-in-law, Katherine Perkins, and John R. Perkins, and Jesse Wirt Perkins.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at Apex School of Theology in Durham, North Carolina and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 at First Baptist Church in Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Thomasson Watson Funeral Service of Louisa, assisted by the Scarborough & Hargett Funeral Home of Durham, North Carolina.

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Anna H. Quarles 

Anna Mary “Tootsie” Henson Quarles, 75, of Louisa, departed this life on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Kings Daughters Nursing Home, Staunton.

Born August 12, 1939 in Louisa County, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Mary Henson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Quarles Sr.; one brother, Robert Henson; one sister, Barbara Johnson; and a grandson, Christopher Quarles.

Tootsie leaves to cherish her memory, three sons, Joseph Quarles Jr. and his wife, Lawanda, of Gordonsville, Louis Quarles and his wife, Priscilla, of Troy, Sidney Quarles of Gordonsville; three daughters, Yvonne Burruss and her husband, Joseph, of Raphine, Rosa Washington and her husband, Donell, of Zion Crossroads, Ruth Greene of Fredericksburg; two god children, Lorain Brock and Lorenzo Carey of Barboursville; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by Bishop John Marshall, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel, Gordonsville. Interment will follow in Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are being made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.


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.

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

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

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Emory L. Richmond

Emory Lee Richmond, 83, of Montpelier, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on Monday evening, August 18, 2014.

He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Glen Allen Lodge No. 131 A.F. & A.M.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 55 years, Donna; his sons, Tim Richmond of Ashland and Mark Richmond (Karen) of Prince George; his daughters, Lynn Lunze (John) of Glen Allen and Sharon Orvine (Brian) of Bumpass; his grandsons, Matthew Lunze (Marie), Jason Lunze and Dalton Jolly; beloved granddaughter, Aleigha Orvine; and great-grandchildren, Lydia and Shawn.

A service and reception will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Oak Grove Wesleyan Church, 16360 Woodman Hall Rd., Montpelier. Interment will follow in Signal Hill Memorial Park at 2 p.m. with Masonic Rites.

Memorial donations may be made to the Louisa County High School Band Boosters, his favorite marching band, P.O. Box 182, Mineral, VA 23117.

Arrangements are being made by Bennett Funeral Home, Short Pump.


Mark B. Toombs

Mark Blaine Toombs, 48, of Montpelier, passed Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Parham Road Campus.

Mr. Toombs was a 1984 graduate of Spotsylvania High School and was a U. S. Air Force veteran.  He had worked at Piedmont Metal Fabrication in Louisa.

He was preceded in death by his father, William T. “Timboy” Toombs; and step-son, Derek Lee Robinson.

Survivors include his children, Hannah Toombs, Mark Blaine Toombs II and their mother, Dee Dee Toombs all of Louisa; his mother, Ida Elizabeth Toombs; three brothers, Robert Toombs of Caroline, Tommy Toombs of Fredericksburg and Jimmy Toombs of Ashland.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22 at Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

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