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Tuesday, 06 August 2019 14:55

Patricia Ann Moseley

Patricia Ann Moseley, 72, died July 27, 2019, after a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis and related illnesses. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17th, at 2:00 at Prospect United Methodist Church, Ebony, VA for Pat and her husband, William Ward Moseley, who died 4 days earlier. Pat and Bill spent their early retirement years at Lake Gaston, where Bill, with Pat's assistance, developed a second career as an artist. Pat was also a crucial contributor in designing and developing their home in Naples, FL. She was also a participant in philanthropic activities as much as her health would allow. Always with a smile and a laugh, she was a friend and motivator to many. She is survived by her twin brother, Michael Salmon and his wife, Jon Lee; a niece Tiffany Sanchez, as well as 2 Step-sons, and 5 Step-grandchildren. There will be a Celebration of Life service for Pat and Bill at Wesley United Methodist Church, Marco Island, FL in October.
Thursday, 01 August 2019 11:52

Sallie Seymour

Sallie Seymour, age 85, of Burtonsville, MD, formerly of Brodnax, VA passed away July 28, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Katharine Seymour and her brother, Spencer Seymour. She is survived by her sister, Marion Spence of Lawrenceville, VA, a nephew and several nieces. A memorial service will be held at Burnt Mills Seventh-day Adventist Church in Silver Springs, MD on Saturday August 3, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be Monday, August 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Canaan Church Cemetery in Brodnax, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Burnt Mills Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10915 Lockwood Drive, Silver Springs, MD 20901.
Monday, 29 July 2019 10:16

Linda Walker Peebles

Linda Walker Peebles, age 74, of Brodnax, VA passed away July 27, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Ethel Walker and her husband, George Edward “Billy” Peebles, Jr. She is survived by her brother, Wesley Walker and Mollie; her adopted children, Charles and Holly Hall; grandchildren, Ashley, Jessie and Natalie; her nieces and nephews; her fur babies, Pumpkin and Puddin and her grand dogs. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 6457 Grandy Rd., Brodnax, VA 23920.
Friday, 26 July 2019 17:51

Hilda Marie Gill Ozlin

Hilda Marie Gill Ozlin, age 98, of Alberta, VA passed away July 25, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lucas Ozlin; her son, Robert Lucas Ozlin, Jr.; and her sister, Hazel Taylor. She is survived by her son, T. Gill Ozlin (Anne); daughter-in-law, Barbara Anne Ozlin (Jim Davis); her grandchildren, Anne Marie Gregor (Douglas), Bryan Ozlin (Dana) and Philip Ozlin (Aleana); her great grandchildren, Andrew and Wade Gregor and Addison, Maya and Nora Ozlin; and her cat “Pretty Boy”. A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 522, Lawrenceville, VA 23868 or St. Jude’s, www.stjude.org.
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 12:41

Shirley Alice Howerton Gibbs

Shirley Alice Howerton Gibbs, age 69, of McKenney, VA passed away July 22, 2019. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Alice Howerton. She is survived by her husband, Warren Allen Gibbs; her son, Thomas Dale Rawlings; her daughter, Laura Rawlings; her grandchildren, Thomas D. Rawlings, Jr., Skye Nicole Smith, Stephanie Lynn Rawlings, Jasmine Star Rawlings, Ashia Jade Rawlings, Triston Rawlings, Olivia Rae Rawlings; her great grandchildren, John Ranson Smith, Allie Grace Barlow, Thomas Gabriel Barlow; her brother, Thomas D. Howerton; her nephew, Thomas D. Howerton, Jr.; and her niece, Beverly Frances Steed. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Asbury Cemetery, McKenney, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s at www.stjude.org. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:39

Lucy Lee Grove Powell

Lucy Lee Grove Powell, age 87, of Brodnax, VA passed away July 22, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Prince Powell. She is survived by her son, Vincent Powell and wife Michelle; her daughter, Janet Prince Powell Hall and husband Stephen; her grandchildren, Cara Hall Pepe (Sean), Laurel Hall Roberts (Dan), Whitney Michelle Powell, and Lindsey Powell Hardin (Jon); her sister, Nell McLeod; her two brothers, John D. Grove and James R. Grove (Dot); her sister-in-law, Kitty Powell Burge; numerous nieces and nephews; and her caretakers, Denise Edmonds, Mary Simon and Susan Vaughan. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Brodnax, VA. The family will receive friends at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove U.M.C., or Pleasant Grove U.M.C. Cemetery Fund, 6457 Grandy Rd., Brodnax, VA 23920.
Friday, 12 July 2019 14:58

Estelle Lucy Abernathy

Estelle Lucy Abernathy, age 98, of Dolphin, VA died July 9, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. Heartwell Abernathy; four sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her daughter, Linda D. Abernathy, M.D. of Big Water, Utah and numerous nieces and nephews. Estelle chose to donate her body to the State Anatomical Program. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Liberty Church, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Church c/o Jean Browder, 3827 Planters Rd., Lawrenceville, VA 23868.
Monday, 01 July 2019 17:19

Edith Yancey Barnes

Edith Yancey Barnes passed away June 30, 2019 after a short illness. Edith is preceded in death by her husband, of over 60 years, Herbert Gillette Barnes. Also preceding her in death were her parents Harry and Hazel Yancey of Alberta, Va; her birth mother Edith Hamilton Yancey; and a sister Evelyn Dale (Kenneth) of Colonel Heights, Va. She is survived by two children Brenda Bradsher (Tim) of Reston, Va.; Wayne Barnes (Ann) of Keller, Texas; two grandsons Scott Barnes (Angie) of Trophy Club, Texas; Ryan Barnes of Ft. Worth, Texas; a sister Barbara Ann Lewis of Alberta, Va.; and many nieces and nephews. Edith attended cosmetology school in Richmond, Virginia. She owned and operated her own salon in Alberta, Va. for over 60 years until her retirement at age 80. She was also an active member of Liberty Church in Lawrenceville, Va. and her community. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. at Liberty Church, 3381 Planters Rd., Lawrenceville, Va. Graveside services will follow at the family cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Liberty Church c/o Jean Browder, 3827 Planters Rd., Lawrenceville, VA 23868 or your charity of choice. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.
Sunday, 30 June 2019 13:02

Ralph Woodberry Lewis, Jr.

Ralph Woodberry Lewis, Jr., age 79, of Gasburg, VA passed away June 29, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Nellie Hood Lewis and Ralph Woodberry Lewis, Sr.; his brother and sister-in-law, David and Patricia Lewis; and his grandson, Dustin House. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Leadbetter Long Lewis; his children, Melinda L. Prince (Tommy), R. W. “Dickie” Lewis, III, Kenneth Lewis, Missy L. House (Ricky), Karen Lewis (Donnie), James L. Long, Jr., Sherri Lynn Blythe (Kevin) and Deborah Barker (Eric); thirteen grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren; his sister, Francis Lythgoe; two brothers, Timmy and Mickey Lewis; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gasburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 225, Gasburg, VA 23857.
Saturday, 29 June 2019 14:15

Joseph Clyde Baker

Joseph Clyde Baker, age 83, of Meredithville, VA passed away Friday, June 28, 2019. He is the son of the late William and Maria Baker and is preceded in death by his brother, Frank Meredith Baker. He is survived by his loving wife, Sue Steed Baker; his brothers, W.G. Baker, Jr. and wife Mary Lee and John Dabney Baker and wife Linda; and his loving nieces and nephews and their families. Joe was a U. S. Army Veteran. He had retired from Virginia Department of Transportation after 31 years, where he was an automotive technician. He was a lifelong member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. He enjoyed his garden and being outside. A Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at Crestview Memorial Park, La Crosse, VA. The family will receive friends at the home, Monday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 6457 Grandy Rd., Brodnax, VA 23920.