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Obituaries May 9 publication

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Herman Davis Jr.

Herman “Herbie” Davis Jr., of Bumpass, died Thursday, May 2, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman Davis Sr. and Daisy Bell Wolfe; and his first wife, Charlotte Harvey Davis.

Herman is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Davis; four sons, Little Herbie, Corey, Dillion and Tyler Davis; his adopted daughter, Crystal Owens of Richmond; four grandsons; his sisters, Deborah, Lynn, Diane, Sandy, Patti, Gail and Tammy; as well as his very good friend, William Kolb.

A graveside funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Chester Harvey, was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 6, at Fort Davis Cemetery, Bumpass.

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

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Robert Ellis

Robert “Jack” Ellis, 82, of Louisa, departed this life on Monday, April 29, 2013, at University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.

He was born Nov. 4, 1930, in Wayne County, North Carolina, to the late Oscar and Sarah Taylor Ellis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Ellis; a son, Howard Lee Ellis; four brothers, Daniel, James, Levi and O’Neal Ellis; a great-grandson, Hanz Emanuel Ellis; and son-in-law, Larry Morris.

He is survived by four daughters, Daphne Morris of Louisa, Joanne Stewart and her husband, John, of Fredericksburg, Janis Ellis of Louisa, Lisa Wright and her husband, Russell, of Troy; four sons, Elder Hugh Ellis and his wife, Sandra, of Louisa, Robert J. Ellis Jr. of Louisa, Elder Ron L. Ellis and his wife, Mary of Charleston, West Virginia, and Elder Danis Ellis of Chattanooga, Tennessee; one sister, Mabletine Coley of Landover, Maryland; one brother, Wade Ellis of Washington, DC; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Steven Mason, were held at noon on Saturday, May 4 at Evergreen Bibleway Church. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Satchell’s Funeral Service, Orange.


Franklin D. Snow

Franklin D. “Bro” Snow, born January 31, 1933, departed from this Earth on Friday, May 3, 2013, to be with his heavenly Father.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Geneva Thomas Snow; his children, Scott Snow and his wife, Wanda, Robin Collier and her friend, Lee, Kathy Seay and her husband, Willard, and Michael Snow and his wife, Mary; his grandchildren, Erica Snow, Kelly Snow, Travis Collier, Alexander Seay, Baine Seay, Christopher Snow, Megan Seay, Ashley Kutz and Jonathan Vicks; a sister, Mildred Daniels; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Maggie Snow; his brothers, Sonny, Willie, Arnold, James, Johnny, and Percy Snow; and his sisters, Betty Jones, Beatrice Hamlett, and Lessie Snow.

“Bro” loved his family, hunting, fishing, baseball, softball and making his famous stews. He spent his summers tilling the earth in his garden and in his tobacco fields. Mr. Snow was a member of the South Boston Church of God. He was a member of the Hyco Rd. Hunting Club and the Hyco Rd. Ruritan Club.

Funeral services, conducted by Dr. Bruce Hagy and Rev. Don Fox, were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the South Boston Church of God. Interment was in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Brooks Funeral Home, Inc., South Boston.

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Irvin L. Stewart

Irvin Lester Stewart, 70, of Spotsylvania, passed away at Mary Washington Hospital on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

He had served his country in the U.S. National Guard and was a construction supervisor with R. J. Crowley Co.

He is survived by his children, Kenny Rose (Tina) of Mt. Airy, Maryland, Donna Stewart of Louisa, Vikki Burns of Maryville, Tennessee and Catherine Swink (Stuart) of Louisa; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; five sisters; Faye Breeden (Charlie) of Knoxville, Tennessee, Mildred Cooper (J.D.) of Maryville, Tennessee, Ethel Robinson, Winnel Dixson both of Rockford, Tennessee and Ann Burns (Bill) of Townsend, Tennessee.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Louisville, Tennessee.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 E. Rio Rd., Suite 104, Charlottesville, VA 22901, or Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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Maxie S. Williams

Maxie Sacra Williams, 70, of Spotsylvania County, was called to her forever home in Heaven on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Louisa Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Williams was a kind, hospitable, loving person to all who knew her. She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Spotsylvania. Praising the Lord Jesus and loving her family was her life.

Mrs. Williams is survived by her only child, Molly and her husband, Edward Quinton Williams. She is also survived by her grandson, Andy Williams and his wife, Crystal; her granddaughter Emma Jo Williams and her life partner, Jose; her great-grandsons, Tegan Alexander Williams and K. Edward Hill; her great-granddaughters, Sonia Rivera Williams and Little Emma Jolene Williams; her brother, James Allen Sacra and his wife, Connie; her sister-in-law, Janie Lloyd Sacra; her nieces, Janet, Tammy, Netty, Nita, Jean, Jennifer and Sarah; her nephew, Roy Mason Sacra Jr.; her uncle, James Seay; and her aunt, Ruby Barton. She is also survived by much loved great -nieces, -nephews and cousins, too many to mention, but you know who you are.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Anderson Williams; her parents Robert Sacra and Evia Seay Sacra; her brother, Roy Mason Sacra Sr.; and her loving friend and companion of many years, Christine Hopkins.

A service, conducted by the Rev. Bob Ellinger, was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Woodward Funeral Home. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements were made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.

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