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Carl Melvin Dize, Sr.

Carl Melvin Dize Sr. departed this life on April 17, 2018 after a brief illness. Born on Tangier Island on June 17, 1921 Carl was preceded in death by his wife Florence, sister June Doxtader, and twin babies Carl and … Continue reading

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Dorothy Lee Fulcher

Dorothy Lee Fulcher, 90, longtime resident of Mathews and Middlesex Counties, passed away on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at the Masonic Home of Virginia. She was a member of Oriental Chapter #30 Order of the Eastern Star in Mathews. She … Continue reading

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Judy Duncan

Judy Duncan, 71, of Saluda, widow of Bill Duncan, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 at her home. Beloved mom, sister, aunt, God mother, and friend, she is survived by her son, Eric Messer; sister, Linda Westenberger; and lots of … Continue reading

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James A. “Jimmie” Jessie, Sr.

James A. “Jimmie” Jessie, Sr., 67 of Hartfield passed away on Monday March 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son, James A. Jessie, Jr. his parents Annie and Ryland Jessie, Sr. and his brother Ryland Jessie, Jr. Jim … Continue reading

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Elizabeth McCool Gamble

Elizabeth McCool Gamble, 95, of Middlesex, widow of Harold Lloyd Gamble passed away in her sleep on Thursday, March 22, 2018 following a brief illness. She was a World War II Navy veteran and a retired pharmacist. Betty was a … Continue reading

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Clay Gibboney Shelton

Clay Gibboney Shelton passed from this earthly plane on March 16, 2018. He was born June 28, 1933 in the small town of Honaker, Virginia to Nora and Clay Shelton. Clay spent most of his working career in sales but … Continue reading

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Willie Winfred Foster

Willie Winfred Foster, 86, of Wake passed away peacefully at his home and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 17, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and … Continue reading

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Lee M. Clare

Lee M. Clare, 90, of Saluda, formerly of Gloucester passed away, Thursday, March 15, 2018. He was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Lee is survived by his son, Tony L. Clare; grandchildren, Kerry, Casey and Andy; … Continue reading

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Bernard Lee Everett Sr.

Bernard Lee Everett Sr., 79, of Hardyville, Va., husband of Corlis Figg Everett, passed away quietly at his home on March 9, 2018. Born in Richmond, Va., he was the son of the late Elma Bowles Everett and Luther Anthony … Continue reading

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John R. Purcell, Jr.

John R. Purcell, Jr., age 75, of Deltaville died peacefully at home on March 9, 2018. He was a member of Clarksbury United Methodist Church, a retiree of Dominion Power, and a past member of Lower Middlesex Fire Department. He … Continue reading

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