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Obituaries June 11 publication

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Karen L. Poore

Karen L. Poore, 59, of Mineral, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015 at home.

Mrs. Poore was a member of Mineral Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Berryman; her sister, Gay Berryman Terrell; and step-father, Alva Mallory.

Survivors include her husband, James Allen Poore; her daughter, Stacey Noel (Chris) of Mineral; her grandchildren, James Garland Jacob Noel and Kamryn Lynne Noel; her step-grandson, Matthew Kendell Noel; her mother, Betty B. Mallory; her brother, Kenny Berryman (Jane) of Mineral; her sister, Connie B. Chipiwalt (Wayland) of Mineral; her step-brother, Randy Mallory (Barbara) of Poquoson; her step-sister, Susan McNeil (Dan) of Richmond; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9 at Mineral Baptist Church. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Carl W. Weaver

Carl William Weaver, 93, of Louisa, died Wednesday June 3, 2015 at Dogwood Village in Orange.

Born August 31, 1921 in Washington, D.C., he was a son of the late Clarence B. Weaver and Blanche Tavenner Weaver. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Connie Robinson; and a granddaughter, Stacy Brotherton.

Mr. Weaver served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was retired from Bell Atlantic Telephone company with 42 years of service. He was a charter member and deacon of Blue Ridge Shores Baptist Church in Louisa. Carl enjoyed woodworking, square-dancing, reading, watching western movies and cheering on the Washington Redskins.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Weaver of Louisa; four sons, Terry Weaver and his wife, Phyllis, of West Virginia, Doug Weaver and his wife, Julie, of Barboursville, Gary Norred of Louisa, Tex Weaver and his wife, JoAnne, of Charlottesville; three daughters, JoAnn Tesdall and her husband, Les, of Cross Junction, Virginia, Sheri Cushman and her husband, Jerry, of Maryland, Deni Norred of Virginia Beach; one sister, June Wiseman of Tennessee;  18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Steve Whetzel, were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Blue Ridge Shores Baptist Church. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Blue Ridge Shores Baptist Church, 1230 Firehouse Drive, Louisa, VA 23093.

Arrangements were made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.