Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bernard A. Thomas, Sr.

Bernard A. Thomas, Sr., of Hartfield, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was a partner in the former Five Rivers Food Co. in Urbanna. He was predeceased by his parents, G. Baynum Thomas and A. Laura Sutton Thomas; two … Continue reading

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George H. Themides

George H. Themides, age 77, of Urbanna died Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was a retired pharmacist where he worked for Revco Drug Stores as the regional vice president of the South Eastern District. George was a 1955 graduate of … Continue reading

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Joan B. Madsen

Joan B. Madsen, age 80, of Saluda passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. She was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1933. Joan was predeceased by her father, John Wesley Farnell, a US Border and Customs agent and her mother, Bertha … Continue reading

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Larry D. Lawson

Larry D. Lawson, age 63, of Saluda died Monday, April 21, 2014. He is survived by his children; Amy Marshall (Bruce), Larry Lawson, Jr. (Lauren) Rachel Chauvin (Brad); sister; Sherry Perok, brothers; William Lawson, Jr. and Terry Lawson, grandchildren; Ashley … Continue reading

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Beatrice L. Taylor

Beatrice L. Taylor passed away April 20, 2014 after a 3 ½ year battle with cancer. She was born March 23, 1941 to the late Avary and Dora Payne in Urbanna, VA in the same home where she died. She … Continue reading

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Margaret H. Hurley

Margaret H. Hurley, age 83, of Urbanna, widow of Walter Boyd Hurley died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was a member of Urbanna United Methodist Church. Margaret retired from the Middlesex County Department of Social Services. She is survived by … Continue reading

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Newton Wood “Mike” French, Jr.

Newton Wood “Mike” French, Jr., 89, of Hartfield, VA., passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Mr. French was a veteran of WW II and a Bronze Star recipient. He was employed by Revere Gas and … Continue reading

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John Walter Ridley, Jr.

April 12th, U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer John Walter Ridley, Jr. set sail for new horizons, navigating by the stars to his new home in the heavenly kingdom. A graveside service will be held at Christ Church Parish Cemetery … Continue reading

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Raymond Milton Blake

Raymond Milton Blake, age 82, of Topping, VA passed away at home peacefully on Thursday, April 10, 2014.  He was a retired iron worker for Natkin Corporation.  He was a devoted member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church where he was … Continue reading

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Shirley Miller Apsley

Shirley Miller Apsley, 79, of Urbanna died Thursday, April 10, 2014 after a battle with cancer. Mrs. Apsley was born in Urbanna, February 5, 1935, the daughter of the late Archie Lee Miller and Agnes Brown Miller. She was an … Continue reading

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