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Obituaries Feb. 28 publication

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:12 am

Posted Monday, March 4, 2 p.m.

Mary J. Tarry 

Mary Jane Tarry, 66, of Louisa since 1972, loving mother, daughter, sister and friend, was called home by our Lord and Savior on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Louisa Health Care and Rehab.

She was born in Mt. Airy, North Carolina on Feb. 16, 1947.  She left all those in her path with a smile on their face and a heart filled with love.  Mary Jane was known for her sense of humor and contagious laugh.  Retired from Bluegreen Resorts, she was a hard worker who enjoyed gardening and adored music.  She was often found playing the guitar or the piano, and entertaining anyone around by singing a tune.  Above all, she was most proud of her children and grandchildren, and taught us all to cherish moments with family.  Mary Jane was a gift to those blessed to know her, as she brought laughter, music and light into this world.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Olin Nunn.

She leaves behind her mother, Ziney Alzry Nunn; three sons, Charles Davis III and his wife, Jeanette, of Elkton, Maryland, Jason Davis and his fiancée, Jennifer, of Mineral, Joe Tarry Jr. and his wife, Ashley, of Bumpass; two daughters, Michelle Floody and her husband, Jody, and Pamela Davis, both of Mineral; six brothers, Kelly Nunn and his wife, Becky, R.D. Nunn and his wife, Brenda, Alden Nunn and Arnold Nunn, all of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, Saford Nunn and his wife, Pat, of Hillsville, and Elvin Nunn and his wife, Sharon, of Bristol; three sisters, Rhonda Pruitt and her husband, Willie, of Eden, Vanise Bowman and her husband, Michael, of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, and Shirley George and her husband, Robert, of Stuart; and 16 grandchildren, Charles Davis IV, Meagan Yuksel, Amanda Davis, Jonathan Sprouse, Nicholas Sprouse, Jeremy Sprouse, Allison Sprouse, Matthew Floody, Jarrett Floody, Samantha Clements, Angel Clements, Krista Davis, Jason Davis Jr., Amber Clements, Alexis Clements, and Joe Thomas Tarry III; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, March 4 at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery, Mineral.

Pallbearers will include Jonathan Sprouse, Nicholas Sprouse, Jeremy Sprouse, Jason Davis Jr., Kevin Nunn and Kenny Marshall.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Myra M. Vincent 

Myra Miller Vincent, 95, died Saturday morning, secure in her love for God.

She was predeceased by her husband, Clinton Vincent, a retired City of Richmond Police Department lieutenant and magistrate; and her daughter, Lisa Vincent Knick.

Myra was born in Petersburg on October 4, 1917, the oldest of four children. She and Clinton married in 1936 and lived near Forest Hills Park for many years.  Myra retired as a bookkeeper at Dibert Valve and Fitting. The Vincents were long-term members of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  After moving to Lake Anna in 2010, she met new friends in Christ at Elk Creek Baptist Church.

Myra leaves many loved ones behind to celebrate her life including her son, Clinton Vincent Jr. and his wife, Kate Killham; two adoring grandchildren, Alison Knick and Jared Vincent; and one great-granddaughter, Shayla Knick.

Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 at Bliley Funeral Home, 6900 Hull Street Road, Richmond. The funeral will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at noon at Bliley Funeral Home, Richmond. Burial will follow at Maury Cemetery. After the burial, the family invites guests to attend a reception celebrating Myra’s life, details to be provided.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 3801 Beulah Road, Richmond, 23237, or Elk Creek Baptist Church, 5916 Kentucky Springs Rd., Mineral, 23117.

Arrangements are being made by Bliley Funeral Home, Richmond.

Posted Friday, March 1, 1:30 p.m. 

Everett W. Poindexter

Everett Wills Poindexter, 72 departed this life on Friday, March 1, 2013 at his home in Kents Store.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James F. and Ellen E. Poindexter; and his sister, Betty Hopkins.

He is survived by his five siblings, Irma Adams and her husband, Alvin, Ralph Poindexter and his wife, Marian, of Ashland, James E. Poindexter and his wife, Clara, of Windsor, Pennsylvania, Roy Poindexter and his wife, Ann, Stuart Poindexter and his special friend, Nancy, Linda Seay and her husband, Donald; as well as one brother-in-law, David Hopkins, all of Kents Store.  He is also survived by a very special person, Wanda Powell; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Faye Stewart, 1124 Holland Creek Road, Louisa, VA 23093.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 2, between 6 and 8 p.m. at Sheridan Funeral Home, Kents Store.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at Sheridan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Macedonia United Methodist Church Cemetery. Serving as pall bearers will be Ronnie and Mike Poindexter, Dennis and Jerry Adams, Steve Seay, Hugh Richardson, Billy Rogers and Dallas Barker.

Arrangements are being made by Sheridan Funeral Home, Kents Store.

Posted Thursday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m.

Wilhelmina M. Antley

Wilhelmina “Mina” Taylor Mills Antley, 99, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at Lexington Medical Center, South Carolina.

Mina was born in Emporia on March 5, 1913, the daughter of the late Dr. Philip C. Mills and Mary Josephine Jones Mills.  She was preceded in death by her husband, H. Ray Antley; three brothers, Randolph P. Mills, Peter D. Mills and Philip C. Mills, Jr.; three sisters, Irene M. Cudlipp, Emelyn M. Markwith and Pearl M. Harris; and her grandson, John R. Antley.

Survivors include her children, Dr. Ray M. Antley (Mary Ann), Philip J. R. Antley (Joy), and Mina M. Antley; her sister-in-law, Frances Thain Sauls; her grandchildren, Dr. Ray M. Antley Jr. (Lisa), Dr. Catherine M. Antley (Gideon), Angus M. Antley (Elizabeth), Mary Jo Antley Cole (Dan), Margaret O. Antley Collins (Steve) and Thomas W. Skinner; 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She first attended the University of South Carolina and graduated from Columbia College.  She then taught in Columbia Elementary schools. In 1973, the Antleys moved to Louisa County to live with her sister, Pearl Harris at Oak Shade. She  finished her teaching career at Apple Grove School. At Pearl’s death, Mina returned to Columbia.

Mina was a longtime member of Shandon Presbyterian Church and then South Anna Baptist Church.  She was a member of the Jamestown Society, the Louisa Courthouse Chapter of the DAR and the Mineral Chapter of the UDC.

Two of her favorite activities were travel and to listening to opera.  She visited 17 foreign countries during her retirement. Mina led a life that was rich in friendships, service to others, and complete devotion to her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt and will be missed.

Private interment will be at Mineral Baptist Church followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 2 at South Anna Baptist Church, 9071 Cross County Rd., Mineral.


David A. Cardinal

David A. Cardinal, born May 10, 1945, departed this life on February 15, 2013, at his home in Mineral.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Norma Jean Greene Cardinal; two sons, Kenny Cardinal and David P. Cardinal (Laura); one daughter, Valerie Hawk (James); three sisters, Phyllis Cardinal, Fay Cardinal (Jerry) and Janice Cardinal (Ed); one brother, Sonny Cardinal; two grandchildren, Jacob Cardinal and Alayna Hawk; two sisters-in-law, Barbara G. Hall and Robin Evans (David); and many nieces and nephews.

David was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Cardinal and mother, Irene Cardinal Daniel.

A memorial service by the Rev. Rhonda Baker, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 2 at Grace Episcopal Church, 3955 River Rd., W (Rt. 6), Goochland.  A sharing of memories of David’s life would be welcomed at the service.  There will be a reception in the Parish House following the service.


Ella R. Harris

Ella M. Randall Harris, known as Daisy to her family and friends, passed away at the age of 83 on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Henrico Doctors Hospital in Richmond.

She was born June 8, 1929, in Alexandria, and grew up in Triangle, Virginia. In 1948, she married and moved to Woodbridge, where she was a lifelong resident.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Eldridge Harris; her parents, Bertha Randall Rector and Robert Lee  Randall; and her sister, Constance Louise Randall Pruett.

She is survived by her daughters, Betty Claveloux and her husband, Gary, of Bumpass, Lois Herdt of Woodbridge, Pansy Gibson of Bumpass, Patricia Yoe of Jacksonville, Florida, and Shirley Fallon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; three sons, Roy W. Harris of Winchester, Robert Harris of Fairfax, and Ronald Harris of Lorton; her sister, Arlene Little of Woodbridge; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends at Potomac Woods Senior Apartments.

A memorial service, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Woody Jenkins, was held Thursday, Feb. 21 at Elk Creek Baptist Church in Mineral. A private interment will be held at a later date at Quantico National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Elk Creek Baptist Church, 5916 Kentucky Springs Rd., Mineral, VA 23117.


Frank L. Harris

Frank Lester Harris was born December 6, 1941 to the late James Winston and Laura Harris Mickens in Louisa.

Frank was educated in the Louisa County Public School System, A.G. Richardson School. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior at Rising Sun Baptist Church is Louisa at an early age. In 2005, he furthered his Christian walk with the East Capital Church of Christ family and was baptized by Brother Daniel Lester, minister.

Frank moved to Washington, D.C. in the early 1960s. He began his first career job in 1964 at Hardware City Lumber Company in Montgomery, Maryland, and was employed there for 21 years. In 1985, he continued his career at Ride-On Bus Service as a dedicated bus driver for 23 years until his retirement in 2008.

In January 1970, Frank met Nancy Windham of Mayesville, South Carolina and was united in marriage on Aug. 12, 1985 and have been together until his death.  From this union one child was born, Renee A. Harris.

Frank leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife, Nancy Harris of the home; three sons, Frank Harris Jr. (Tammy), Calvin Harris, Fernell Shelton; one-step son, Ricky Butler; two daughters, Diane Christmas (Ronnie), Renee A. Richardson (Antonio); two sisters, Virginia Brown of Louisa, Christine Standard of Fredericksburg; one uncle, Phile Mickens of Louisa; one aunt, Bernice Standard of Ashland; six brothers-in-law, James Windham, Richard Windham, both of Washington, D.C., Ben Windham of Landover, Maryland, Henry Windham of Mayesville, South Carolina, Robert Windham of Lincolnton, North Carolina, Alvin Windham of Brooklyn, New York; two sisters-in-law, Mary L. Anthony of Washington, D.C. and Hattie Isaac of Laurelton, New York; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his mother, Laura Harris; his father, James Winston; one brother, Richard Harris; two sisters, Elizabeth Johnson and Mary Harris; five uncles and seven aunts.

A celebration of life, conducted by Brother Daniel Lester,  minister, was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at East Capital Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Interment was in Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland.

Arrangements were made by Stewart Funeral Home, Washington, D.C.


Ruby A. Madison

Ruby Anne Madison, 78, of Louisa, passed away, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville.

Ruby Anne was resident of Louisa for more than 60 years. She was lifelong member of Louisa Christian Church where she served as Deaconess and former pianist. She was also a member of the K.S. Club of Louisa and enjoyed working in her flower garden.

She is predeceased by her parents, Russell and Charlotte Hoffman; and her husband, Lewis A. Madison.

She is survived by her son, Gregory A. Madison and his wife, Patty; two grandchildren, Kristin and Dustin Madison, all of Louisa.

A funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Denny Burnette, was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at Louisa Christian Church. Music was provided by church organist Susan Rigdom. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Memorial donations may be made to Louisa Christian Church, P.O. Box 1344, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Lola C. Morse

Lola Christina Cosner Morse, 72, passed away at her home in Louisa County on February 19, 2013.

She was born in Kents Store in Fluvanna County to the late Emiel and Alitha Cosner.  She is also predeceased by her daughter, Brenda Grubbs; a brother, Albert Cosner; a sister, Violet Evans; and her first husband, Roy Wesley Grubbs.

She is survived by her husband, Lemuel L. “Sonny” Morse of Louisa; one son-in-law, Herbert D. Hodges; three sisters, May Cosner Marks, Rosetta Cosner MacDougall and Jean Cosner Brunson and her husband, Lamar; two grandchildren, Alisha Hodges Fields and her husband, Brandon, and Herbert Davis Hodges Jr.; and one great-grandchild, Cole Fields.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery in Columbia.

Arrangements were made by Sheridan Funeral Home, Kents Store.


Mary H. Vogt

Mary H. Vogt, 74, of Mineral, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Elizabeth Crump Manor in Henrico.

She was lifelong resident of Louisa County and a member of Gilboa Christian Church.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Vogt; her son, Edward Vogt III; and a grandchild, Gabrielle Vogt.

A graveside service, conducted by the Rev. Steve McClary, was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Spring Grove Cemetery, Mineral. Serving as pallbearers were Roger Lee Davis, Bucky Groome, Earl Poore, Robbie Perkins, Wilson Perkins, and Tubby Atkins.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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