Teague Funeral Service

Conveniently located on Ivy Road, Teague Funeral Service has become the cornerstone of funeral care for Charlottesville families. The Teague reputation is based on the pledge to serve families by offering the finest surroundings and most compassionate service available. This was a promise made by Joseph Teague, Sr. and one that the entire Teague staff still lives by each and every day. At Teague, we listen to each family's needs and take pride in providing a variety of choices from traditional to customized services. Teague also offers Charlottesville's only on-site crematory. Teague Funeral Service is fully handicapped accessible, and the caring Teague staff is always ready to accommodate all guests. The strong and impressive architecture of Teague Funeral Service reflects the rich heritage of central Virginia and is indicative of the dependability, strong family values and attention to detail that lie within. Inside, soft sunbeams enhance the rich furnishings and lovely decor. Teague's three gracious parlors, comfortable arrangement room and intimate planning areas provide comforting beauty to visiting families. The spacious chapel accommodates nearly 200 guests and offers a private entranceway. Our Professional Staff At Teague, our experienced and dedicated funeral directors are available to assist families at the time of immediate need or to help families make prearrangements. They are compassionate, professional individuals with experience in clearly discussing customized options with families. We believe this better ensures each family's satisfaction with the services and products they receive.


Our Obituaries

Glenn Thomas Pinchback

March 21, 1936 - April 21, 2017

Mr. Glenn Thomas Pinchback of Charlottesville died Friday, April 21, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Born on March 21, 1936 in Cluster Springs VA, he was the son of the late Mr. Glenn Pinchback and Mrs. Dolly Bruce Pinchback. He graduated from Burley High School in Charlottesville. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Rosemary Yancey Pinchback, who passed...
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Thelma Mae Thomas

January 31, 1932 - April 19, 2017

Thelma Mae “Sissy” Thomas, 85, of Scottsville passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017.Born in Albemarle County on January 31, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Grover and Mary Staton Turner. In addition to her parents Thelma was predeceased by her husband Russell Thomas, Sr.; her sisters, Pat Shifflett and Bertha Lamb; her brothers, James Turner, Grover Turner, Jr., and Lawrence...
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Maddox Donovan Roadruck

May 10, 2016 - April 17, 2017

Maddox Donovan Roadruck passed away on the morning of April 17 at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital in Charlottesville. Born May 10, 2016 to Matthew David Roadruck and Karen Espiritu Tolentino in Norfolk, he was the fraternal twin to Mason David, and little brother to Carys Rosalina. At 20 weeks gestation, a severe congenital heart defect was discovered during a routine...
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Helen Garrison

September 4, 1943 - April 17, 2017

Helen Virginia Garrison, known by many as Nanny, 73, of Crozet, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 17, 2017.Born on September 4, 1943, in Charlottesville, Helen was a daughter of the late Andrew George and Celia Keyton Garrison. In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by one sister, Marie Hamacher; and five brothers, Andy Jr., Leonard, Herbert,...
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Mary Ophelia Kelley

September 28, 1928 - April 16, 2017

Mary Ophelia Kelley, of Charlottesville, died at her home Sunday, April 16, 2017.Born September 28, 1928 in Charlottesville, she was the daughter of Wallace and Lottie Payne and was the wife of the late Raleigh Crawford Kelley, Sr.She is survived by her children, Joan E. Kelley, Joyce A. Mallory and spouse Albert Mallory, Raleigh C. Kelley, Jr. and spouse Sarah; grandchildren, Raleigh Stallworth...
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Agnes Fagan

September 16, 1925 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Elmer Sprouse

June 22, 1930 - April 14, 2017

Elmer W. “Buddy Buddy” Sprouse passed away on April 14, 2017. Born June 22, 1930 in Charlottesville he was a son of the late Howard L. Sprouse and Ruth Verner Sprouse Reed. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy L. Sprouse and his grandson Sgt. Kenneth W. Morris, Jr. He is survived by three daughters Miranda Wood and her husband Randy, Wanda Frazier...
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Paula Boblitz

July 15, 1947 - April 13, 2017

Paula Rider Boblitz, age 69, of Charlottesville, Virginia, went home to be with her Lord and Savior in Heaven on April 13, 2017. Paula was born in Etlan, Virginia on July 15, 1947 to Thomas Shelton Rider and Margrette Frances Rider. Her lifelong commitment to nursing began in the Stuart Circle Nursing Program in Richmond, Virginia where she earned her RN diploma. While she was a student, she...
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Rose Marie Alter

October 8, 1930 - April 12, 2017

Rose Marie Alter, 86, of Traverse City, MI passed away on April 12, 2017 in Earlysville, VA after a short battle with cancer. She was born October 8, 1930 in Chicago, IL. She was the daughter of Leonard and Mary Trotta and the wife of the late Frederick Alter.She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Pietrzyk (David), their dog Jake who stayed at her side, two grandchildren John (Agnes) and Eric...
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Hazel Driver

June 16, 1922 - April 12, 2017

The world lost a shining star with the passing of Kenne Driver on April 12, 2017. She lived an amazing life of 94+ years, during which she always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. She was born Hazel Kingsbury, but everyone who knew her called her Kenne. She will be sorely missed by her daughter, Karen Driver Gaffney, her grandchildren, Jessica Elyse Saadut and her husband Wahed Saadut,...
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Virginia Elizabeth Shiflett

June 13, 1926 - April 10, 2017

Virginia Elizabeth Shiflett entered into the arms of Jesus on April 10, 2017. She was born June 13, 1926 to the late Lemuel and Beadie Shiflett from Mount Fair. Her husband Hobart Shiflett and an infant daughter preceeded her in death…Her two brothers Lemuel (Jack) and Melvin Shiflett and four sisters, Mary Mundy Shiflett, Lela Garrison, Lottie Wingfield and Della Garrison, also...
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Nadine Clark

August 20, 1950 - April 9, 2017

Nadine Clark passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 9, 2017 with her hands held by her nephew Charles Dean, and niece Kristian Harlan at UVA Medical Center.Born August 20, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Earl Clark and Freda Evans, and was preceded in death by her brother, Gary Clark.She is survived by her sister Tammy Dean of Charlottesville, and brothers Gene Clark of Charlottesville,...
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Robert John Wilfong

August 15, 1980 - April 4, 2017

Robert John Wilfong, 36, of Charlottesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from natural causes.Born on August 15, 1980, in South Carolina, he was a son of Johnny and Neysa Wilfong.In addition to his parents, Rob will be sorely missed by his sister, Barbara Wilfong and fiancée, Lindsay Perkins. He is also survived by his brother Andy Wilfong and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins....
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Nancy Carr Dorman

December 12, 1941 - April 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Robert Garbee

October 22, 1952 - April 3, 2017

Robert Kyle Garbee, 64, of Charlottesville, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017. He was born in Lynchburg on October 22, 1952 to the late Hugh Smith Garbee and Doris Watts Garbee.He was preceded in death by his daughter Julia Ann Garbee.Robert is survived by his brothers, Rich Garbee (Linda) of Salem and Bill Garbee (Brad) of Hampton, and his sister Sarah Matthews (Rick) of Rockledge, FL as...
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Charles Shifflett

December 24, 1977 - April 1, 2017

Charles Shifflett, known by all as Junior, unexpectedly passed away at his home in Browns Cove, Virginia, on April 1, 2017. Born on December 24, 1977, he was the son of Janice Shifflett and the late Buck Shifflett of Crozet, Virginia.In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, who was a great help in raising him and whom he looked up to as a mother figure, Estelle...
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Rodney Wade Laney

January 11, 1953 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Rodney Wade Laney

January 11, 1953 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Barbara June Simmons Herndon

August 22, 1935 - March 30, 2017

Barbara June Simmons Herndon, age 81, of Charlottesville, passed from this life on Thursday, March 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born on August 22, 1935, in coastal Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Marian Simmons. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, J. Leroy Herndon; daughters, Gail Harris and husband, Richard, and Lisa K. Shifflett and husband,...
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Oscar James Haley

August 10, 1940 - March 29, 2017

Oscar James Haley, Jr., 76, of Troy, passed away on March 29, 2017. James was born on August 10, 1940, in Louisa, Va., to the late Oscar James Sr. and Irene Haley.He took great pride in building a local small business, ALKOH Supply. James started the business in 1991, and retired in 2015. Following retirement, he made a hobby of repairing small engines and used this ability to repair lawnmowers...
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Donnie Ray Lambert

October 17, 1967 - March 26, 2017

Donnie Ray Lambert, 49, of Earlysville, VA, passed away on March 26th, 2017.Donnie was born on October 17th, 1967, in Taswell Co, VA. Donnie loved fishing and loved to make things like arrowheads, spears, necklaces, and headdresses. His mom Virginia Cumbee Lambert was half Apache Indian. She died in December of 2010. "Donnie was a strong man and was the best uncle you could ask for. He would...
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Ronald Lavis

December 29, 1945 - March 23, 2017

Ronald William Lavis, 71, of Crozet, passed away on March 23, 2017. Born on December 29, 1945, in Somers Point, N.J., he was a son of the late Ralph and Olive Patchel Lavis.Ron is survived by his wife, Eileen Gough Lavis; daughters, Amy Lavis Terrell and her husband, Jeff, and Kim Lavis Sandridge and Rodney; son, Daniel Jon Lavis and his wife, Cheryl; adored grandchildren, Adam Terrell and his...
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Chellie Pearl Polonitza

April 11, 1932 - March 22, 2017

Chellie P. Polonitza, of Charlottesville, passed away on March 22nd, 2017.Chellie was born in Rockingham County, Virginia, to the late George Harvey and Nelie Florence Shifflett. Chellie began her career as a hair stylist, and eventually became part owner of The Beauty Center, a beauty salon located in downtown Charlottesville. Following her marriage to Ed, they lived in a number of different...
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Jeanne Keller

July 1, 1941 - March 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Maggie Virginia Hester Woodfolk Simpson

November 27, 1929 - March 20, 2017

Our beloved Mother, Aunt, Grandmother, Cousin and Friend, Maggie Virginia Simpson (Pea Nanny) departed this life on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Charlottesville Pointe following a lengthy illness. She was born to the late Susie Ella Hester (Ma Sue) on November 27, 1929, in Charottesville, Va.She was preceded in death by two brothers, Herbert E. and James S. Hester, Sr.; and one daughter, Mary H....
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Allyn Robert MacGill

February 26, 1933 - March 18, 2017

Allyn Robert MacGill, 84, of Charlottesville, went to be with the Lord on March 18th, 2017.Allyn was born on February 26th, 1933, in Patterson, NJ, to the late Robert and Edna MacGill. He attended Midland Park grade schools and graduated from Pompton Lakes HS. Allyn married his HS sweetheart Marilyn Klick in 1954. He loved and cherished her and said so often in his last weeks. Allyn was drafted...
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Alan Lindsay Arey

May 7, 1943 - March 16, 2017

Alan Lindsay Arey, 73, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017.Born May 17, 1943 in Mt. Holly, New Jersey he was a son of the late Richard and Patricia Kane Arey. In addition to his parents Alan was predeceased by his brother Patrick.Alan attended Reed College and Portland State University in Oregon before graduating from the University of Virginia Law School in 1976. He practiced law in Chatham,...
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Gregory Scott Morris

June 25, 1969 - March 15, 2017

Gregory Scott Morris, 47, of Ruckersville passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017.Born on June 25, 1969 he was a son of Eddie and Jackie Shiflett Morris. Greg was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Lonnie and Aroncia Morris; maternal grandfather, Norman Shiflett; and uncles, Leon Morris and Norman Shiflett.In addition to his parents Greg will be sorely missed by his daughter, Cynthia Morris;...
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Gregory Scott Morris

June 25, 1969 - March 15, 2017

Gregory Scott Morris, 47, of Ruckersville passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017.Born on June 25, 1969 he was a son of Eddie and Jackie Shiflett Morris. Greg was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Lonnie and Aroncia Morris; maternal grandfather, Norman Shiflett; and uncles, Leon Morris and Norman Shiflett.In addition to his parents Greg will be sorely missed by his daughter, Cynthia Morris;...
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Dorothy Bunch

February 13, 1929 - March 12, 2017

Dorothy P. Bunch, born February 13th, 1929, of Chesterfield county, formerly of Charlottesville, passed away on March 12th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond A. Bunch. She is survived by her son Raymond L Bunch and wife Susan; granddaughter Amanda Bunch; and great grandson Rome Bunch. Survivors also include Heather and Ray Wagstaff and great grandsons Conner and Aidan...
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Lilly C. Marlatt

July 25, 1922 - March 12, 2017

Lilly Carlson Marlatt, 94, of Charlottesville, died Sunday, March 12, 2017.Born July 25, 1922 in Quincy, MA, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Judith Darelius Carlson and was the wife of the late Ray G. Marlatt.Mrs. Marlatt and her husband were the owners of Value Mart in Buena Vista, VA.She is survived by three children; Pamela Evans, Brad Marlatt and Greg Marlatt.
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Margaret Gayle Owen

April 1, 1921 - March 9, 2017

Margaret Gayle Owen, longtime resident of Charlottesville, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. Born in 1921 in Scottsboro, Alabama to parents, John and Sallie Ruth Gayle. Margaret was just shy of her 96th birthday before her passing.Margaret studied Home Economics at the University of Alabama, where she met her future husband, Bow Owen. After they married, she taught school before becoming a...
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Herman Morris

October 20, 1929 - March 7, 2017

Herman Morris, son of James Houston and Ella Florence Morris and Amanda Herring, left this world to be with the Lord on March 7, 2017. He died peacefully at home in the presence of his family. He was born on October 19, 1929, at Simmons Gap, Rockingham County, Va.He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Stella “Lorean” Morris; daughters, Vegina Gibson and husband, Glen of...
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Jean Rosella Claar

February 2, 1928 - March 7, 2017

Mrs. Jean R. Claar, 89, of Charlottesville, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia.She was born February 2, 1928 in Blair County, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Adda Isenberg Mullins and Henry Lewis Isenberg. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Gene Claar; beloved son, Reginald Gene Claar; sister, Ann Ickes; and brother, Theodore Isenberg.Those left to cherish...
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Jacqueline Lafferty

February 25, 1941 - March 3, 2017

Jacqueline “Jackie” Mary Lafferty, 76, died on Friday, March 3rd at Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville, Virginia.Born February 25, 1941 she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Catherine Lafferty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters Nancy Lebenns and Sally Ann Lafferty.Jackie retired from the Long Island Lighting company only to take up a job...
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Jean Carol Coffey Varner

August 19, 1948 - March 3, 2017

Jean Carol (Coffey) Varner, 68, of Crozet, passed away on March 3rd, 2017 following a 5 year battle against cancer.Jean was born on August 19th, 1948, in Waynesboro, VA, to the late Charles L. and Mabel Benson Coffey.Jean was preceded in death by her father Charles L Coffey Sr.Jean is survived by her mother Mabel Benson Coffey, her husband of 46 years, Kenneth E. Varner Sr.; son Kenny Varner and...
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John Joseph Gallagher

February 1, 1953 - March 2, 2017

John Joseph Gallagher Jr., 64 of Charlottesville, VA, passed away on March 2nd, 2017 peacefully surrounded by family at home after a long battle with Esophageal Cancer.John was born on February 1st, 1953 in Newark, New Jersey to the Rita Halloran Gallagher and the late John Joseph Sr. John worked as a Senior Staff Professional for IBM Corporation. He attended college at James Madison University...
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Whitney Leigh French

February 9, 1984 - February 26, 2017

Whitney Leigh French passed from this world on Sunday, February 26, 2017,in Charlottesville, Va., at age 33. A memorial service to honor her was held 3-6 pm Saturday, March 4th at the Jefferson Theater. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you PLEASE donate in Memory of Whitney French to charities that support women in need such as: Shelter for Help in Emergency, SARA, Help Save the Next Girl...
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Joann Hester

May 11, 1941 - February 25, 2017

Joann Hester, of Greenwood, Virginia, born May 11, 1941, daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Elva Ruth Shiflett, rests in eternal slumber as of Saturday, February 25, 2017.She is survived by her children, Barbara (David) Rhodes, Deborah Crittenden, Glenn Hester, and Linda Vincent. She is also survived by her grandchildren, whom she loved so much, Tiffany (Matt) Taylor, Tyler Rhodes, Andr...
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Jean Mary Carswell

September 27, 1929 - February 24, 2017

Jean Mary Carswell, 87, of Charlottesville, quietly passed away Friday, February 24, 2017, at Martha Jefferson Hospital after battling pneumonia. Born September 27, 1929, the only child of Janet and Gerald Donlan, she was raised in New Jersey, and attended the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art where she met her future husband, James G. Carswell. Married in 1952, they continued their...
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John C. Knight

July 27, 1947 - February 23, 2017

Dr. John Charles Knight, 69, of Charlottesville, passed away on February 23, 2017, after a courageous battle with hypersensitivity pneumonitis.John was born in Bath, England in 1947. He graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons. Mathematics) from Imperial College of Science and Technology in 1969 and earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1973.He is loved and missed...
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Janet Ann Parkinson

December 30, 1960 - February 21, 2017

Janet Ann Parkinson, 56, of Charlottesville passed away on February 21, 2017. She was born on December 30, 1960 to Janet Sheehan Parkinson and David Ross Parkinson.Janet was a long time resident of Fairbanks, Alaska, before returning to Charlottesville for the last 5 years. She was a devoted daughter, and cherished sister, with a heart of gold for everyone.She is preceded in death by her father...
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Willis Foster Abbey

September 26, 1925 - February 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Agnes Mary Fotta

March 10, 1921 - February 19, 2017

Agnes Mary Fotta, 95, of Earlysville, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2017. She was loved dearly by her family and many friends throughout her life; she will be greatly missed. Agnes was well-known for her love of nature and gardening.Donations can be made in her memory to Hospice House, Hospice of the Piedmont.
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Lisa Anne Swope

March 21, 1968 - February 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Barry Miller Farr

November 15, 1951 - February 15, 2017

Barry Miller Farr was born in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on November 15, 1951 and died in Charlottesville on February 15, 2017.Raised in Greenville, Mississippi, Barry never stopped loving Southern food, culture, or people. Inspired to attend medical school by the autobiography of William Carlos Williams, Barry majored in chemistry at Ole Miss and received an MD from Washington University in St....
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Lois Laine

November 29, 1939 - February 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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John Valentine Berberich

October 14, 1928 - February 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Mary Jane Morris

May 4, 1918 - February 11, 2017

Mary Jane Morris, 98, of Charlottesville passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. Mary Jane was born on May 4, 1918, in Gainesville, VA on Brundage Farm to Edward D. Morris and Mary Virginia Cockerille Morris.Mary Jane set a shining example of care-giving for others to follow – in the nursing profession and in the...
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Pierre Paul Saunier

June 19, 1919 - February 8, 2017

Paul Saunier, Jr., retired University administrator, writer, and conservationist died on February 8, 2017 at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.Mr. Saunier was born Pierre Paul Saunier Jr., on June 19, 1919 in Petersburg, VA. He is survived by his sister Lois (Mrs. Robert Hornsby) of Williamsburg VA, his five children, Julia Saunier Smith of Oakton, VA; Edward Michel Saunier of Northfield...
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Cortez Bishop Robertson Younger

July 12, 1997 - February 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Teague Funeral Home, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
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Archie Dudley Rainey

July 23, 1933 - February 1, 2017

Archie Dudley Rainey, 83, of Charlottesville, died Wednesday, February 01, 2017.Born July 23, 1933 in Charlottesville, he was the son of the late James Russell and Pearl Reatta Gibson Rainey.He is survived by his daughter, Carolyn Rainey; three sons, Archie Rainey, Jr. and his wife Elaine, James Russel Rainey and his wife Lucy, and Paul D. Rainey and his wife Danielle; one sister, Irene Hudson;...
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Margaret Ashley Kennon Colmenares

July 31, 1925 - January 31, 2017

Margaret Ashley Kennon Colmenares passed from this life with friends at her side on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, following the effects of a recent heart attack. She will be most sorrowfully missed for her dry wit and frank perspective on life. Margaret was born on July 31, 1925, at Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, as the eldest of two daughters to Mr. and Mrs. Ashby R. Kennon (Mildred...
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Virginia H. Mawyer

February 9, 1918 - January 29, 2017

Virginia Haney Mawyer, 98, of Charlottesville passed away on January 29, 2016. She was born on February 9, 1918, in Philadelphia, Pa. to Wyatt Beasley and Henritta Powell Haney.Virginia married the love of her life Carlton Mawyer in 1940. They were married 56 years prior to his passing. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Wilber Haney; two sisters, Violet and husband,...
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William Stewart Sprouse

April 4, 1951 - January 22, 2017

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, William "Stewart" Sprouse, 65, of Greenwood, Virginia passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family, on January 22, 2017. Stewart was born on April 4, 1951, the son of the late William Henry Sprouse, Jr. and Lula Carter Sprouse of Crozet, Virginia. Hewas also proceeded in death by his father-in-law, Basil Morris, whom...
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Laura Ann Ballenger

July 4, 1941 - January 21, 2017

Laura Ann Gerlach was born on July 4, Independence Day, 1941, in Kenton, Ohio, and was the first of three daughters to Virginia May Barrett Gerlach and Francis Harry Gerlach. Laura graduated from Theodore Roosevelt H.S. in Kent, Ohio in 1959, and went on to Heidelberg College in Tiffin, where she met her future husband and father of their two children, Ralph Ballenger. Prior to her children, she...
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Charity Haines

January 12, 1945 - January 15, 2017

Charity Tonkin Haines died on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Hospice Center from the effects of cancer. She was born January 12, 1945 in New York City to Edward William Tonkin and Ruby Louise Haughton, who died in childbirth. Charity was raised by her father and loving stepmother, Hazel Kells.She was educated in the public school system of New York in Queens, and graduated from the University of...
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Rob L. Gary

September 13, 1957 - January 13, 2017

Rob L. Gary, age 59 of Palmyra, died Friday, January 13, 2017.Born on September 13, 1957 in Tennessee, he was a son of Louise Gary and the late Charles Gary.Rob will be sorely missed by his wife Carmela Gary; son, Benjamin Gary; mother, Louise Gary of McLean, Virginia; and brother, Curt Gary of Annapolis, Maryland.He worked for Virginia Fire Security for 22 years as a welder.A memorial and...
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Hermann F. W. Loose

May 2, 1925 - January 11, 2017

Hermann Friedrich Wilhelm Loose, 91 of Keswick, Virginia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at home, surrounded by his family. Hermann was born on May 2, 1925 in Zurich, Switzerland. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hermann Karl Loose.Hermann was a husband, father, grandfather and a respected farmer. He was a Swiss Immigrant who persevered during WWII and immigrated to...
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Mary Bryant Davis

December 22, 1919 - January 8, 2017

Mary Catherine Bryant Davis, 97, of Scottsville, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, January 8, 2017.She was born in Albemarle County on December 22, 1919 to the late Lindsay Bolling Bryant and Eva Lee Davis Bryant. In addition, she was preceded in death by her husband Melvin Davis, four sisters, four brothers, son-in-law Leon Rasnake and daughter-in-law Doris M....
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Betty B. Whitcomb

October 9, 1940 - January 6, 2017

Betty Burch Whitcomb of Charlottesville (age 76) passed away at home after a brief illness on January 6, 2017. Her husband and best friend, David Whitcomb, her son Bruce Whitcomb, her granddaughter Macy Baisch, and her sister Jean Burch Kerbey survive her.Betty brought the same gracious and loving attitude to everything she did. She embraced her family, friends and neighbors. She was drawn to...
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Ashton Lee Kingrea

November 21, 1954 - January 5, 2017

Ashton "Shotgun" Lee Kingrea Sr., 62, of Gordonsville, died on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at a local hospital. Born in Albemarle County on November 21, 1954, he was the son of Dewey "Jack" Kingrea and Claire Mabel Shifflett Kingrea. Mr. Kingrea worked as a master plumber with Dansey Plumbing and worked most of his career with Pete McDaniel (Pete's Plumbing). He was nice to...
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Nina B. Adams

November 11, 1927 - January 3, 2017

Nina Bradshaw Adams, of Charlottesville, VA, passed away January 3, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born in Breeding, KY to the late Oscar and Elsie Bradshaw. She was preceded in death by her husband Cecil Adams, brother and sister-in-law Kimble and Jean Bradshaw. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law Jan A. Jones, Nan & David Harlow of Rural Retreat, VA, step-children Harold and...
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Jerome Robert Harris

September 25, 1920 - January 3, 2017

Jerome "Jerry" Robert HarrisJerome "Jerry" Robert Harris, 96, of Charlottesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The second of two children, he was born in Manhattan in 1920, the son of the late David and Esther Harris.Jerry was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, first enlisting in 1939. During World War II, he served in Iceland as an aviation chief radioman with Patrol Squadron 82 which later...
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Margaret Younce Ross

July 3, 1920 - December 30, 2016

Margaret Y. Ross, 96, of Charlottesville passed away on December 30, 2016. She was born on July 3, 1920 to the late Elbert and Virginia Younce.She is preceded in death by the love of her life and husband of 48 years, Welford W. Ross.Margaret was a founding member of the Monticello Garden Club and a member of Farmington Country Club where she was an avid golfer, playing with the 9-holers into her...
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Mark Charles Hyer

August 5, 1961 - December 29, 2016

Mark Charles Hyer, 55, of Gainesville, Va., died Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.Born August 5, 1961 in Aurora, Ill., he was the son of Ralph Larry Hyer and the late Patricia R. Hyer. Mark, along with his sister Teryl Hyer Pomeroy and their parents, moved to Springfield, Va., in 1966 where he spent most of his elementary and middle school years. Mark...
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Daniel Sullivan

September 13, 1929 - December 28, 2016

Daniel M. Sullivan, of Norfolk, passed peacefully on Wednesday 28 December 2016, in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was 87.He was born Daniel Meridith Sullivan on 13 September 1929 to Daniel H. and Edna (neé Brown) Sullivan, in Craigsville, Virginia. He lived for a while in Staunton, Virginia, where he befriended men who worked on the railroad, and began a love of trains. During WWII the...
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Lillian Roach

March 26, 1931 - December 27, 2016

Lillian Roach, 85, of Earlysville, Va., was called home by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December, 27, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerney and Dora Roach. She is survived by her son, Joe Roach and wife, Helen; grandsons, Jason Roach and wife, Kathy, William Roach and wife, Vanessa, Tyler Roach and wife, Brittany, Wesley Roach and wife, Cecilia; great-grandchildren, Hunter,...
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George William Koser

January 28, 1942 - December 27, 2016

George William Koser, 74, of Fairfax Station, VA passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in Charlottesville, VA, while with his two sons.Born on January 28, 1942 in Waldenburg, Germany, George was the eldest son of the late Wilhelm (William) Koser and Gertrud Hoffmann. George was an aerospace engineer until his retirement in 2012. He supported the US Department of Defense and NASA during his...
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James Nelson Shiflett

August 15, 1935 - December 22, 2016

James Nelson Shiflett, 81, passed away December 22, 2016. James was born in Albemarle County on August 15, 1935, son of the late Grover Cleveland and Elva Ruth Shiflett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth C. Shiflett.He is survived by two brothers, Cecil Shiflett of Stephens City, VA and Richard Shiflett of Charlottesville; two sisters, Dorothy Shiflett of...
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Roberta A.B. Williams

August 16, 1935 - December 22, 2016

Roberta Alma Brown Williams departed this life on December 22, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Jerry and Virgie Winston Kyle Brown. Seven sisters and one brother preceded her in death. She is survived by two sisters; Mrs. Ophelia Trimiar of Ivy, VA and Mrs. Ellen Jones of Lynchburg, VA.She was a loving mother, wife and friend to all she met. She was the wife of the late Nathaniel Williams....
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Ollie Hicks

September 13, 1926 - December 21, 2016

Ollie Hicks, age 90, of Louisa passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at his home. Born on September 13, 1926, in Albemarle County, he was a son of the late Lucian E. and Minerva G. Hicks. In addition to his parents, Ollie was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Kirby Hicks; his brothers, Norman, Cecil, and Herman Hicks; sisters, Hazel Hunt and Ozella Norman; and James "Steve" Ladd,...
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Elsie Thomas

September 7, 1920 - December 21, 2016

Elsie Virginia Thomas, age 96, of Ivy passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at the Laurels of Charlottesville. Born on September 7, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Eddie and Lessie Gibson Dunn. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Albert Wilson Thomas; her son, Robert W. Thomas; and daughter-in-law, Katherine E. Thomas. Elsie is survived by her loving sons,...
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Kwok Yung Lo

October 19, 1947 - December 16, 2016

Dr. Kwok-Yung (Fred) Lo, 69, director emeritus of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and renowned researcher, died of complications from lung cancer on December 16, 2016, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Fred was born in Nanjing, China on October 19, 1947. He received his bachelor's and doctorate degrees in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969 and 1974. In 1974...
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Philip Graham Stebbins

December 13, 1947 - December 9, 2016

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Leslie Flanary Gilliam

October 23, 1958 - December 9, 2016

Leslie Gilliam, 58, wife, mother and dear friend to all, died peacefully on December, 9, 2016 at her home in Keswick, Virginia surrounded by family. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in March of 2015. Leslie showed amazing strength and faith throughout her battle with cancer and never lost the will to fight. Her bright smile, compassionate honesty, and caring nature allowed her to make...
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Lorena Hall Garver

April 8, 1920 - December 7, 2016

Lorena Hall GarverLorena Hall Garver, of Charlottesville, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at the age of 96.Lorena was born in Green County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Serena Sullivan Hall and Will George Hall. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold W. Garver who she married in 1946; her son, Wilson Craig; her brothers, Joseph Hall and Elwood Hall; and...
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Jerry Ray Moore

September 8, 1932 - December 6, 2016

Jerry Moore, 84, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, after a long and beautiful life. Jerry was born in Scotland County, Missouri to the family of his parents, Ray and Nelle Moore; and his two sisters, Eloise Moore Sidwell and Marylu Moore Schmid, all of whom predeceased him. He was also predeceased by a nephew, Kevin Schmid. He met and married the love of his life, Joan, in high school and...
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Hazel Violet Isabell

September 25, 1926 - December 6, 2016

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Kathryn Grotz

March 28, 1947 - December 4, 2016

Kathryn Scholz Grotz of Charlottesville passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016, at the age of 69. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Florence Scholz. She is survived by her husband, George C. Grotz; children, Elizabeth Inman Gehle and her husband, Bruce, Julie Inman Dillon, and Elaine Inman Hogan and her husband, Jason; and five grandchildren, Helen Gehle, Eve Gehle, Jackson...
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George Michael Donovan

May 8, 1946 - December 3, 2016

George Michael Donovan, Sr., 70, passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He was born on May 8, 1946, in Charlottesville, Va., son of the late George and Rena Donovan. He was a wonderful husband, Dad, Granddad and friend. He is survived by his wife, Ann Donovan, their 12 children, 44 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. The viewing will be held at Teague...
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Charles Frederick Pleasants

May 11, 1936 - November 25, 2016

Fred PleasantsCharles Frederick "Fred" Pleasants, 80, passed away Friday, November 25, 2016.Born on May 11, 1936 he was a son of the late Thomas and Mae Pleasants. In addition to his parents Fred was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Barbara Pleasants, his sister Helen Moon, and brother Dickie Pleasants and his wife Jean.Left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Rita...
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Annette Behnke

November 28, 1922 - November 24, 2016

Annette White Behnke went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 24, 2016, Thanksgiving Day four days shy of her 94 birthday.Born on November 28, 1922 she was a daughter of the late George Henry and Genevieve Raabe White. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Edwin.Annette is survived by her daughters Eileen Page and Kathleen Lambert who she...
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Daniel Webster Curtin

July 12, 1929 - November 22, 2016

Daniel Webster Curtin, 87, passed away in Charlottesville VA on Nov. 22, 2016. Dan was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was married to Edwardine (Bower) for 45 years before her passing in 1998. He remarried to Marian (McEvoy) in 2002 until her passing in 2012. Born in Portchester NY, raised in Brooklyn NY, finally settling down to work, marry and...
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William Cody Powell

February 14, 1930 - November 21, 2016

William Cody Powell, 86, of Charlottesville, entered into eternal rest on November 21, 2016.As a young man, William served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. He worked for the city of Charlottesville and later worked many years for Payne’s Paving of Scottsville.William was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Powell, the love of his life; his parents Robert Hogan and Gillious Elizabeth...
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Patricia Ann Stanton

June 22, 1953 - November 21, 2016

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Silas Mason Pugh

November 25, 1929 - November 21, 2016

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Elizabeth S. Sprouse

May 4, 1924 - November 20, 2016

Elizabeth (Libby) S. Sprouse, daughter of the late Lilly Pearl and William Oscar Shiflett passed away on November 20, 2016.She was born in Charlottesville on May 4, 1924 and lived in Charlottesville all her life.Libby was pre-deceased by her husband Richard Sprouse; her sister, Eva Field; brother-in-law, Buck Field; son-in-law, Bill Spradlin; and a great grandson, Scott Anthony Spradlin.Until...
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Alma Walton Gibson

March 29, 1929 - November 14, 2016

Alma Walton Gibson, a lifelong resident of Albemarle County, VA, was born on March 29, 1929, and died peacefully in her sleep on November 14, 2016.She grew up during the Great Depression as the youngest daughter of the late Sam and Myrtie Walton. She is predeceased by her three sisters: Eunice Batten, Lois Pugh, and Maggie Garrison and one grandson: Jareb David Gibson.Alma married her high school...
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Donald Lee Simpkins

April 10, 1932 - November 8, 2016

Donald Lee Simpkins, 84, of Charlottesville, VA passed away on November 8, 2016 at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He was born on April 10, 1932 in Poplar Hill, VA to the late Early Houston Simpkins and Mary Katherine James Simpkins.In addition to his parents, Donald was predeceased by four sisters: Margaret S. Tabor, Frances S. Collins, Louise S. Kirk, and Carol S. Bennett; and one brother: James...
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Lucy Robb Winston Works

February 21, 1916 - November 7, 2016

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Sean Allan Yemen

April 21, 1985 - November 6, 2016

Sean Allan Yemen, born April 21, 1985, passed away serenely in his sleep on Sunday, November 6 2016.Sean, a 2003 graduate of Saint Anne’s Belfield, a 2008 graduate of Virginia Tech, a 2014 graduate of the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine and a third year resident in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Virginia, was looking forward to completing a...
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Kavaeh Kashyla Grooms

June 30, 2016 - November 2, 2016

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Margaret Bayne Carter

January 28, 1926 - October 28, 2016

Margaret Ellen Bayne Carter, aged 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Charlottesville, VA. She was born in Richmond, VA, the only child of Thomas W. Bayne and Helen Haynes Woodridge. Margaret Carter held a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University and practiced at Children’s Hospital of Richmond. She was preceded in death by...
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Ralph Joseph Stoudt

September 23, 1928 - October 28, 2016

Dr. Ralph Joseph Stoudt, Jr. died in Charlottesville on Friday, October 28, 2016. He was 88.Of Pennsylvania Dutch heritage, Ralph was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1928, the only child of Ralph Joseph Stoudt, Sr. and Anna Thompson Stoudt. Valedictorian of his Frenchtown High School class, he graduated from Albright College in 1950 and attended Princeton Theological Seminary.While in Virginia...
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Roger Nelson Pollard

January 16, 1934 - October 26, 2016

Roger "Bo" Nelson Pollard, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., formerly of Charlottesville, passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at his home.Born on January 16, 1934, in Charlottesville, he was the son of the late Francis K. and Verna R. Pollard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Francis K., Charles M. and William E. Pollard; and his step grandson, Jason...
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Charles Claude Carroll

August 1, 1929 - October 26, 2016

Charles Claude Carroll, Jr. (“Charlie”) of Charlottesville, passed away at Morningside Assisted Living on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the age of 87. He was predeceased by his late wife Ruby D. Carroll in January, 2016.Charlie is survived by his daughter Cynthia Carroll Dyer of Waynesboro, and two step sons, Bill Sheldon of Washington, DC and Charles Dickerson of Waynesboro. ...
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Ruth Simmons Gibson

February 22, 1918 - October 18, 2016

Ruth Simons Gibson departed this life October 18, 2016 to be with her Lord. She was born February 22, 1918 in Clifton Forge, VA. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Rachel Noel Simmons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lyman Gibson; her daughter, Deborah Jean Gibson; her brother, John W. Simmons; and a son-in-law, George H. Batten.Ruth...
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Fred Breeden

March 28, 1946 - October 18, 2016

Fred "Everette" Breeden, Jr., 70 years old, of Fluvanna County passed away unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, October 18th at the University of VA Hospital. Everette was the son of the late Fred E. Breeden, Sr. and Irma Wood of Greene County. He was predeceased by his mother, father, twin brother, Earl E. Breeden, and brother E. Wayne Breeden. Everette is survived by his wife of 47...
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Gary Douglas Hudson

July 28, 1959 - October 17, 2016

Gary D. Hudson, 57, of Earlysville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 17, 2016 at his home. He was born July 28, 1959 in Virginia. He was the partner of Gilda S. Collins with whom he shared 15 years. He loved her family as if they were his own. He had numerous nieces and nephews. For years he played country music which he loved dearly. His memorial service will be held at a later date.
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