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Obituaries Aug. 8 publication

Posted on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 5:23 pm

Allen K. Carter

Allen Keith Carter, 51, born July 22, 1962 in Washington, D.C., was the youngest son of Geraldine Lumpkin Carter and the late Frank Reginald Carter.  Allen departed this life on August 2, 2013, at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.

Allen was affectionately known to everyone as “Kee Kee.”

Kee Kee spent his early childhood in Washington, DC and was raised in Bumpass where he attended Louisa County Public Schools and later received his high school diploma and training in the Job Corps. Kee Kee was definitely a jack of all trades. Those who had the pleasure of knowing him knew that he loved his family, was a faithful and loyal friend, was a great conversationalist and was passionate about his favorite NFL team, the Pittsburg Steelers.

Kee Kee was known for his positive energy and his willingness to always lend a helping hand.  He joined church at an early age in Washington, DC and often attended First Baptist Church in Louisa.  He worked at various companies using his skills in painting, landscaping, carpentry, as well as the many other skills that he took great pride in.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Geraldine Lumpkin Carter; four brothers, Francis Carter, Jesse Carter, Lloyd Carter and Joseph Carter (Thelma); three sisters, Patricia Whiters, Brenda Carter and Mildred Carter; his two loving children, Michael Jerome Trice and Kaboria Kiaree Carter; and two grandchildren, Michael Trice Jr. and Mileah Nicole Trice; as well as host of devoted nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Kee Kee is also survived by a devoted and loving fiancée, Belinda Johnson.

Kee Kee was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Tasker and Elizabeth Carter of Bumpass; his maternal grandparents, Solomon and Mildred Mack of Washington, DC; and two brothers, Reginald Carter and Thomas Carter of Washington, DC.

Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Arthur Lee III, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Rising Sun Baptist Church, 6829 Fredericks Hall Rd., Mineral. Interment will follow at the Carter Family Cemetery on Pottiesville Rd (Rt. 650) in Bumpass.

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


Rose J. Hawley

Rose J. Hawley, 41, of Spotsylvania, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2013, in Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

She is the daughter of the late William H. and Minnie V. Johnson and is preceded in death by a son, William Hawley.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Hawley; two sisters, Audrey Ann Brinton (David) of Louisa, and Margaret Jean Norford (David); and one nephew, Paul Tyler  Norford all of Troy.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Woodward Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Berea Baptist Church Cemetery, Poindexter Rd., Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Willie L. Meredith Sr.

On Sunday, July 21, 3013, the Almighty God called our beloved, Willie L. Meredith Sr. home to rest.

Willie L. Meredith Sr. was born to Willie and Frances Meredith on August 3, 1944, in Bumpass, Louisa County. Willie was the fifth of 12 children. He attended St. Thomas Baptist Church in Bumpass where he was baptized at an early age. Although his life began in Bumpass, he spent some of his childhood years growing up i Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington, DC. After returning with his family to Richmond and attending Richmond Public Schools, Willie enlisted in the U.S. Army. While in the Army, he married Almeade Booker and together they had two sons, Willie Jr. and Wayne.

Willie always made you laugh with his many storied of his childhood and his time spent in the Army.  He was a true jack of all trades but was mostly known for his exceptional skills in carpentry and mechanics. Everyone knew he was only a call away from fixing their problems. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching movies on the SyFy network, playing chess and cards and spending time with his family. Willie also loved to dance and prided himself on being the life of every party.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Almeade; his parents, Willie and Frances Meredith; his three brothers, Wilbert, Irvin and Evart; and his two sisters, Pearl and Delores.

Dearly loved by his family, Willie leaves precious memories to his sons, Willie Jr. and Wayne; and his nephew he treated lie a son, Antoine Booker; one daughter-in-law, Tamla; five grandsons, Quinton, DreQuan, Tyler, Jashawn and Dashawn; and his great-niece, Miazjah; three sisters, Evelyn, Helen and Marion; and three brothers, Warren, James and Jessie; and a number of cousins, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and other relatives and friends.

A funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Maceo Freeman, was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27 at March Funeral Home, Richmond. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by March Funeral Home, Richmond.


Judy H. Moubray 

Judy Harlow Moubray, 51, of Gordonsville, died Saturday, August 3, 2013, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Barboursville.

Born December 8, 1961 in Gordonsville, she was the daughter of Mary Gipson Harlow and the late James Harlow Jr.

Judy was a teacher’s assistant in Louisa County Public Schools and had a special place in her heart for special students. She also has hosted several foreign  exchange students. Judy was a member of the Orange County Boosters Club, the Orange County Jaycees, and enjoyed motorcycle riding.

Surviving are her mother, Mary Gipson Harlow of Orange; her husband, James Harvey Moubray Jr. of Gordonsville; her sisters, Brenda Thacker of Mineral, Ann Riordan and her husband, Bruce, of Orange, Mary Ellen Thurman and her husband, Hugh, of Orange, Mabel Twyman and her husband, Edwin, of Madison, Donna Chewning and her husband, Warren, of Orange, and Janet Talley of Louisa; her aunt, Jane Lutz and her husband, Reginald, of Orange; numerous nieces and nephews; her mother-in-law, Martha Moubray of Barboursville; and numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in law.

There will be a private memorial service and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions be made to the Orange County Animal Shelter, 11362 Porter Rd., Orange, VA 22960, or   the Orange County Fire and E.M.S., P.O. Box 111, Orange VA 22960.

Arrangements are being made by Preddy Funeral Home, Orange.