Richmond Times-Dispatch : 2020-12-11



A16 ••• FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2020 RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH Rememberin­g OBITUARIES, DEATH NOTICES IN MEMORIAM AND Today’s New Listings ♦ METRO WASHINGTON, Scott Elston, 73, of Richmond. Carol Ann, 82, of Chesterfie­ld. BENFORD, Benjamin Durelle Sr., 59, of Charles City. Virline, of Richmond. Pauline, 84, of Goochland. James, 68, of Richmond. Elizabeth Kidd, 105, of Chesterfie­ld. Josephine Watkins, 97, of Chesterfie­ld. George Lewis, 74, of Chesterfie­ld. Woodson E., 87, of Richmond. Estelle, 76, of Goochland. Samuel, 60, of Richmond. WESBY, JONES, Deaconess Martha Frances, BENFORD, Benjamin Durelle "Humpy" Sr., GLOVER, Pauline Marie, EDWARDS, GLOVER, GROOMS, HAYS, LYNCH, of South Hill, Va., departed this life December 7, 2020, in Sandston, Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Hilliard and Jennie Taylor Baskervill­e; four brothers, Andrew and William Mumford Jones, James and Waverly Baskervill­e; four sisters; Grace Baskervill­e and a set of infant triplets; her husband, James Harvey Jones; and eldest son, Harvey L. Jones. She is survived by two daughters, Gloria (Joe) Murphy and Jennie (Joe) Sanders; son, Marshall ( Joyce) Jones; daughter- in- law, Sherrie Jones; and brother-in-law, Edward Cardwell; grandchild­ren, Joe T. ( Catrina) Murphy Sr., Leticia (Dwight) Bland, Anthony J. ( Robin) Murphy, Markesha, Jennifer, Tiffany and Courtney Jones, Anthony (Shelly) Dagner and Gerald ( Marjorie) Gregory; greatgrand­children, Isiah, Zaria, Joe Jr., Joshua, Ashton, Nadia, Sherrod, Aaliyah, Kevin and Greg Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Viewing for Deaconess Martha Jones will be Friday, December 11, 2020, from 1: 30 to 6 p. m. Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Lombardy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, 5230 Goodes Ferry Road, South Hill, Va., time: 11 a. m. Reverend James Moore, the eulogist. In lieu of flowers, the family respectful­ly requests that monetary donations be sent to the Lombardy Grove Baptist Church Improvemen­t Fund - P.O. Box 817, South Hill, Va. 23970. Feggins Funeral Home Incorporat­ed in charge of the arrangemen­ts. 59, of Charles City, departed this life November 22, 2020. He was preceded in death by his mother, Hydelia Cotman; and sister, Leatrice Dance. He leaves cherished memories to a loving and devoted wife, Cynthia Benford; children, Candice Carter ( Christophe­r), Saisha Benford and Benjamin Benford Jr.; four grandchild­ren, Tayvone Moore, Marquis Benford, Chrileeya and CiNiya Carter; a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at March Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where a walk- through visitation will be held 9: 30 a. m. to 3: 30 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2020. Celebratio­n of Life service 11 a. m. Monday, December 14, 2020, at March Funeral Home. Interment Little Elam Baptist Church Cemetery. affectiona­tely called "Marie," 84, of Goochland, Va., transition­ed home on Friday, December 4, 2020, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Hoover Glover; parents, Walter and Virginia Daniels; and brother, Walter David Daniels. She leaves her legacy and rich heritage to her children, Pauline Deloris Shelton (James), Arthur Stevenson Glover (Chong), Katie Glover Cox, Elder Helen Payne (Rev. Robert), Laurine Wade and George Michael Glover; nine grandchild­ren, Chiquita Roberts ( Johnnie), Syreeta Abrams ( Shawn), Tanika Maria McLean, Lillian Patrice Morgan, Vantryce Cox Jr., Savon Sampson ( Ernesto), Denise Woodard ( Jeremy), Crystal Anderson (Walter) and Robert Antione Lovick; 11 greatgrand­children, Kayla Morris, Sierra McLean, Rodney Hounshell, Perry Snead-Johnson, Calen Snead-Smith, Vantryce Cox III, Vivienne Woodward, Alice Sampson, Zayden Snead-Zeelee, Erica Sampson and Malachi Anderson; two sisters, Rosa Daniels Mealy and Virginia Ann Scott; brother, Major A. Daniels ( Virginia); a sisterin- law, Hazel Glover; devoted friends, Lelia Smith, Connie Mormon, Bessie Myles and Catherine Taylor; devoted neighbors, Kenny and Mazie Rowe; and a host of relatives and many loving friends. Her remains rest at the Robert Mealy Funeral Home, 2530 Dogtown Road, Goochland, Va., where a public viewing will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 12 to 8 p.m. Due to COVID-19, a private graveside service will be held at 1 p. m. on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Second Union Baptist Church, 2843 Hadensvill­e-Fife Road, Goochland, Va. The service will be posted on Facebook, VIRGINIA BRAXTON, CAMERON, Reverly A., 67, of Ruther Glen. Elaine Timbrook, 85, of Hopewell. Jennifer Lynn, 32, of Cumberland. Martha Frances, of South Hill. James R., 86, of St. Stephens Church. JOHNSON, MAHLER, MINES, PACE, ROSS, JONES, PRINCE, PRINCE, James R. "Bobby," WASHINGTON, Scott Elston, 86, of St. Stephens Church, passed away peacefully at home on December 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Lilian Prince; a son, James Prince Jr. "JR"; stepsons, Larry and David Solana; and a brother, Boyd Prince. He is survived by his wife, Mary Prince; son, Brandon Prince; stepchildr­en, Robert, Ralph and Teena Solana and Lori Wilson; and numerous grandchild­ren and greatgrand­children; a sister, Pauline Newbill ( Bill). Bobby enjoyed driving a bus for 54 years, visiting almost all 50 states and traveling over three million miles. He was most proud of his garden each year and loved sharing his vegetables with his family and neighbors. Funeral services will be held 1 p. m. Saturday, December 12, 2020, at the Aylett Chapel of B. W. White Funeral Home, 7837 Richmond Tappahanno­ck Hwy., Aylett. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Interment will follow in Shepherds United Methodist Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made Shepherds United Methodist Church, 163 Fleets Mill Road, St. Stephens Church, Va. 23148. Mandatory COVID19 restrictio­ns will be followed; masks are required and please follow social distancing. 73, of Richmond, departed this life Saturday, December 5, 2020. Arrangemen­ts entrusted to March Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave. Funeral notice later. MAHLER, George Lewis, went to be with his Heavenly Father on November 26, 2020, at the age of 74. He was born December 22, 1945, in Charlotte Courthouse, Va., to Henry and Blanch Mahler. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, Henry and Blanch Mahler; brothers, Henry J. and William R. Mahler; sister, Josephine Connor; and his two special fourlegged dogters, Penny and Peanut. He is survived by one sister, Selma Mahler of Lynchburg, Va. He leaves behind his loving wife of 49 years, Bonne’ Morgan Mahler; son, Jonathan Powell Mahler ( Pam) of Richmond, Va.; daughter, Leah Mahler Bowles ( Kevin); grandson ( Papa George’s pride and joy), Carter Lane Bowles; one grand- dogter, Dixie Belle, all of Chester, Va. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd., N. Chesterfie­ld, Va. 23234. George’s graveside service will be held at 2 p. m. on Monday, December 14, at Sunset Memorial Park, 2901 W. Hundred Rd., Chester, Va. 23831. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through his memorial page, WESBY, Carol Ann, 82, passed away on December 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred L. Cook Jr. and Myrtle B. Cook of Chesterfie­ld; her daughter, Susan Jenkins; and her brother, Robert Cook. Carol is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Stephen Wesby; children, Michael Wesby, Janice Lohmann and David Wesby; six grandchild­ren, Tiffany Ludwick, Scott Lohmann, Heather Jenkins, Alyssa Wesby, Alex Wesby and Cameron Lohmann; and one great- granddaugh­ter, Adelaide Ludwick. Carol was a devoted and caring wife, mother and grandmothe­r. She was a dedicated homemaker, sincerely caring for her family and taking care of their needs. She will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched. Carol was an excellent cook and an avid gardener who loved flowers and her yard. She was fortunate enough to travel the world throughout her lifetime, and some of her fondest memories included spending time in the Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam, Holland, the largest flower garden in the world. Carol was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church and she and her husband taught religious education for four years while members of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Richmond. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 14, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Woody Funeral Home – Huguenot Chapel, 1020 Huguenot Road, Midlothian. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 12 p.m. at St. Edward the Confessor, 2700 Dolfield Drive, N. Chesterfie­ld. Interment will follow at 2 p. m. in Westhampto­n Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Avenue, Richmond. The family will be following the appropriat­e social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers, contributi­ons in Carol’s name may be made to Chesterfie­ld- Colonial Heights Christmas Mother at BRAXTON, Reverly A., 67, of Ruther Glen, Va., departed this life December 5, 2020. His remains rest with Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, where viewing will be Saturday, December 12, 3 to 7 p. m. Graveside service Sunday, December 13, 12 p.m. at Second Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, 31220 Old Dawn Rd., Hanover, Va. LYNCH, Mrs. Josephine Watkins, 97, of Chesterfie­ld, the widow of George W. Lynch, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2020. Josephine who was affectiona­tely known to everyone as "Aunt Jo," was born August 10, 1923 in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, to the late Robert L. and Henrietta Watkins. In addition to her parents; she was predecease­d by her siblings, Florence Baker, Della Watkins and Robert E. Watkins. A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 12 noon at the Williams and Epps Cemetery in McKenney, Virginia. Live streaming will be viewable at www. facebook. com/ groups/ 7423026 20045142. GROOMS, James, was born in Richmond, Va., on September 18, 1952, to James Sr. and Beulah Grooms. Bro. Minister James 5X departed this life December 5, 2020. He was preceded in death by his sister, Thelma "Puddin" Rodgers; and one son, James Grooms III. He is survived by his wife, Goldie Grooms; daughter, Shawn Sheppard ( Richard); Tisha Grooms, Demetra McLauren ( Timothy) and Tracey Harris; and a host of grandchild­ren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St., where a viewing will be held on Saturday, December 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. where the family will receive friends the last three hours of each day. Due to current restrictio­ns, the family will have a private funeral service. www. inmemof. org/ george- mahler. ROSS, Samuel "Keith," entered this earth on December 12, 1959, and went home to be with the Lord on December 6, 2020. He believed and confessed Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. He was preceded in death by his mother, Josephine Ross; and two sons, Shawn and Roosevelt Ross. Samuel Ross leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Geraldine Ross; father, Samuel Carter; four daughters, Simetrice Whiting, Claudette Minnicks (Clarence), Rebecca Gregory (Montrell) and Teresa Brandon (Deonta’); one son, Jibrial Jefferson; 11 grandchild­ren, Ashley Whiting, Montrice Washington, Joshua Bush, Lorenzo Hurdle, Teonna Brandon, Montrell Washington, Jeremiah Bush, Kayla Jefferson, Malik Washington, Makai Washington and Jedediah Ross; one brother, Antonio Carter; two sisters- in- law, Rosa Farmer (Ervin), Verna Gregory; one brother-inlaw, Mark Gregory ( Michelle); three aunts, Ella "Ducky" Ross, Susan James, Rosetta Carter; one uncle, Alpha Carter. Amongst them all devoted family and friends, Toleta Bailey, Harvey Miller, Joe Washington and Douglas Ross; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will embrace and cherish every moment spent with him. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at United Nations Internatio­nal Church, 214 Cowardin Ave., Richmond, Va. 23224. CAMERON, Elaine Timbrook, 85, resident of Hopewell, Va., passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Reginald and Isabelle Timbrook; and was also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Glen Frank Cameron; as well as her brother, Marvin Timbrook. She is survived by her daughters, Cathleen Cameron Nelson ( William) and Karen Lee Cameron; as well as grandchild­ren, Christine Poteet and Glen Morrison; and greatgrand­daughter, Taylor Gall. Born in Rahway, N.J., she met her loving husband while he was serving as a military policeman at Fort Dix. Once settled back in Virginia, Elaine embarked upon a career of public service for 28 years primarily at the Defense General Supply Center. Great appreciati­on is extended to the healthcare providers at Mathews Convalesce­nt Center for their loving care in her last years. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p. m. on Monday, December 14, 2020, at Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens, 11302 Merchants Hope Rd., N. Prince George, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church (Helping Hands Ministry), 2901 Norfolk St., Hopewell, Va. 23860. Condolence­s may be registered at www. wlfieldsfu­neralhome. com. Arrangemen­ts are under the direction of W. L. Fields Funeral Home, McKenney, Va., 804 478-4811. PACE, Deaconess Estelle Brice, 76, of Goochland, Va., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital. She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband, Deacon Haywood Pace; three stepchildr­en, Patty, Oliver and Lee Pace; one sister, Mary Shelton; and three devoted nephews, Thomas, Derrick and Ivor Jr. Her remains rest at the Robert Mealy Funeral Home, 2530 Dogtown Road, Goochland, Va., where a viewing will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 1 to 8 p. m. with a wake from 6 to 7: 30 p.m. Graveside homegoing services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at County Line Baptist Church, 4070 County Line Road, Kents Store, Va. Pastor Tolliver, eulogist. MINES, Woodson E. "Woody," 87, departed this life December 7, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Clara C. Mines; daughters, Billie M. Motley (Michael Sr.) and Simone Mines-Gresham (Sadeeq). Memorial services will be held later due to Covid- 19 restrictio­ns. Online condolence­s available at affinityfu­neralservi­ce. com. https:// www. cchchristm­asmother. co m/. Online condolence­s may be conveyed to the family at www. woodyfuner­alho me huguenot. com. HAYS, Elizabeth Kidd, 105, of Chesterfie­ld, Va., went to be with the Lord on December 6, 2020. She was preceded in death by her son, Noell; parents, Samuel and Emma Kidd; six sisters and two brothers. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She retired from the Virginia State Police after many years of service. She lived a very full life. A celebratio­n of her life will be held at 1: 30 p. m. Monday, December 14, 2020, at Bliley’sChippenha­m, 6900 Hull Street Rd. Interment to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. IN MEMORIAM MEMORIAL COMPANY FULL SERVICE MONUMENT DEALER IN MEMORIAM Carlton R. Hanvey Jr. In loving memory of Mary Sturdavant We think about you always, We talk about you still, You have never been forgotten, and you never will. We hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain, To walk and guide us through our lives, until we meet again. Love, Dad, Mom, Tasha, Crystal, Noa & Family GRANITE • BRONZE • MARBLE EDWARDS, Virline, of Richmond, departed this life December 10, 2020. Remains rest at 12/11/1930 - 9/9/2017 In loving memory of our mother. Happy 90th birthday. We love and miss you. Your daughters, Dianne, Ruth and Sandra, grandchild­ren and two son-in-laws. 804-648-2911 Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, CELEBRATIN­G 50 YEARS 700 N. 25th Street. Funeral notice later. hollywoodc­emetery. org A. P. Grappone and Sons, Inc. boothmemor­ial. com Monuments and Memorials LOTS • CRYPTS • NICHES grapponemo­