F. Ben Daniel, 85, passed away at home on Monday, January 15th, 2018. Born in Jamaica, Virginia, he was predeceased by his parents, Richard Braxton and Nannie Thrift Daniel; siblings, Mary Lou Fary, Corinne Daniel, Lewis and Douglas Daniel; half-siblings, Ethel Moon, Nancy Heincke, Jimmy, Herbert and George Daniel; and great grandson Austin Lambdin. He retired from Virginia Marine Resources Commission after 32 years of dedicated service as Law Enforcement Supervisor and Fishery Management. Ben was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Ben was a long time member of Salem United Methodist Church, United Methodist Men, and Memorial Association for 50 years. He enjoyed being a member of the Richmond Region Antique Car Club, Past Master Masonic Lodge Botetourt #7, and working in his beautiful garden. Ben will be remembered for his love for family and friends. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Fary Daniel; children, Donna Lambdin (Byron), Betty Willett (Dale), Kathy Sibley (Norman); grandchildren, Wayne Willett (Christina), BJ Lambdin (Megan), Daniel Lambdin, Christopher Sibley, and Kimberly Willett; great grandchildren, Isabella Willett, Delaney Lambdin, and Gabriella Willett; brother-in-law, Ed Fary (Ann) and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 at Salem United Methodist Church, Gloucester. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. The family thanks his faithful caregivers and Riverside Walter Reed Hospice Program for all their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gloucester Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad, PO Box 1417, or Salem United Methodist Church, 11408 Salem Church Rd, both in Gloucester, VA 23061. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda.
William A. “Bill” Lawson Sr., 91, of Saluda, widower of Dorothy J. Lawson, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. Bill was also predeceased by his son, Larry and his siblings. He was a member of Westville Baptist Church, Mathews. Bill was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran and a retiree of the Newport News Shipyard. Survived by his daughter, Sherry Lawson Perok; sons, Terry Lawson and William A. Lawson Jr. (Bridgette); 7 grandchildren, Kimberly Laino, Stephen Perok, Jonathan Perok, Brittany Gutierrez, Larry Lawson Jr., Amy Marshall and Rachel Lawson; 13 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at noon, Monday, January 22 at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda where the family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service. Interment will be in Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Topping. The family would like to thank Riverside Walter Reed Hospice for their care.
Jeannette G. “Juncie” Bristow, 81, of Remlik, passed away peacefully on Saturday. January 13, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas B. “Joe” Bristow and her sister, Anna Lee Carpenter. She is survived by her sons, Michael D. Bristow (Karen) and Willie Bristow; daughters, Suzy Robeson (Mark) and Joann “Baby Jo” Howard (Randy); grandchildren, Sammy Jo Prete (Joe), J.T. Bristow, Rachael and Will Howard, Katie and Tasmin Bristow; great grandchild, Riley Prete; sisters, Nancy Armstead and Becky Kennedy and brothers, Bobby and Buddy Garnett. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 16th at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda. Interment Remlik Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday (this evening) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Remlik Wesleyan Church, 370 Burch Road, Urbanna, VA 23175.
Penelope S. “Penny” Lawson, 70, of Locust Hill, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She was the daughter of the late William Stanley and Dorcas Edmister Lawson and was raised in Middlesex County. Penny was educated in King & Queen, King William and Fairfax County Schools and was also a graduate of Christopher Newport College and Southern Seminary. She was also a member of Westville Baptist Church, Mathews. Penny was an active member of her Church and past president for a number of years with Hands Across Middlesex. Her special wish was for everyone to accept Jesus’ gift of salvation and find love and friendship in a local church family. Fulfillment in life can only come in a relationship to Jesus. Penny is survived by her sister, Denny Jennings; a special friend, Richard Rogers and many cousins and friends. The family will receive friends at Penny’s residence on Saturday afternoon January 20, from 2:00 to 4:00. A memorial service will be held at Westville Baptist Church, Mathews, Va. on Sunday January 21, at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Westville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 381, Mathews, VA 23109 or Hands Across Middlesex, P.O. Box 85, Locust Hill, VA 23092. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda.
James Iredell Jones, Jr. “J.J./Jimmy” passed away January 5th, 2018 at the age of 69. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He was a lifelong mechanic with an extreme love for drag racing, an avid outdoorsman with a passion for fishing, & a member of The Colonial Shag Club. He is survived by his wife Kimberly of 35 years. His children; Amy, Danny (Mary), Charlie, James “Sticky” & Jenny; 3 grandsons; Braxton, Breck & Bridger; 2 brothers Allen & Brian Whitaker. The family will have a Celebration of Life on January 27th, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. at The American Legion Bldg., Gloucester. In lieu of flowers, please bring fond memories, pictures & stories to share. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda.
Dixie Elizabeth Canter, 69, of Urbanna, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She retired as General Manager at the Thrift Inn Motel. Dixie was very strong willed, loving, positive, independent and compassionate. She enjoyed reading, spending time with her family and friends, helping others, and watching football; especially the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Young and the Restless. She is survived by her children, Denise Wade and Dennis Canter, Jr.; grandchildren, Jeramee and Joshua Wade, Joseph Edmund and Timothy Canter; sisters, Blanche McClure and Elsie Church; son-in-law, Frank Wade, and daughter-in-law, Anita Canter. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private at a later date.
Ollie Franklin Harlowe Jr., 77, of Wake, Virginia, passed away on January 8, 2018. He was a retired steel worker for the Browning Steel Company. He is survived by his wife, Jean Carolyn Harlowe. A funeral service will be held at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda, Virginia, on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
Charles Lannie Hogge, 87, of Water View, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018. Charles was born in Samos to James and Coppie Hogge on February 2, 1930. He was predeceased by his loving wife Shirley of 65 years, his two brothers Gene and Donald and two sisters Ann Hatton and Eleanor Hooper. Charles is survived by his daughter Teresa Rainier (James) and granddaughter Blair Edwards (Bradley). Charles was a true hunter. There was nothing he loved more than to hear the roar of a good pack of hounds. He was a proud family man; he loved to watch his family show horses even if it was looking at a video to offer his opinion. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, January 14, at Hermitage Baptist Church, Church View. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda.
Milton Parker Ward, 88, of Deltaville passed away on January 7, 2018 at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester VA. He was a faithful member of Philippi Christian Church. Known to all as “Mit,” he was a lifelong captain of buyboats, freighters, tug boats and barges for Waterfreight Inc. (Ward brothers). After following in his father’s footsteps, Milton retired from the family business in 1991. He was preceded in death by his father, John T. Ward known as “Captain Johnny”; mother, Iva D. Ward; brother, John Melvin Ward Sr.; and nephew, Thomas Edward Ward. He leaves behind to cherish his memories, wife, Effie Elizabeth Ward; sons, Stephen Warren Ward and husband Robert M. Lucas, Randy Allen Ward and wife Margaret Bunting Ward, Mark Weston Ward and wife Shirley Hubbard Ward. Milton was the proud grandfather of, Rebecca Terrell Ward-Callaham, Zackery Dowell Ward, Sara Moore Ward, (Brock Lyndell Parrish, Sr.) Parker Allen Ward, and great-grand father of Patricia Judith Parrish, Brock Lyndell Parrish Jr., and Riley Catharine Parrish. He is survived by brother, Floyd Thomas Ward. He is the uncle of Linda Ward Fears, Floyd Gene Ward, John Melvin Ward Jr., Kenneth Wayne Ward, and Gary Howard Ward. Funeral services will be held at Philippi Christian Church on January 10th at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends from 5pm to 7pm at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda VA, on Tuesday January the 9th. Memorial gifts may be made to Deltaville Maritime Museum, 2087 Jackson Creek Rd, Deltaville VA 23043.
Frances Brooks Revere, 80, of Gloucester passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018. She was the widow of Malvern F. Revere and was also predeceased by her parents, John and Lucille Brooks. She is survived by her children; James Revere, Tammy Billhimer, and Robert Revere; sister, Mary Jo Carlton; and granddaughter, Brooke Billhimer and was a member of Mattaponi Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10th in Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda, VA, where the family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service. Burial to follow at Olive Branch United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Olive Branch United Methodist Church Memorial Association, 9625 Farys Mill Rd. or Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1417, both in Gloucester, VA 23061.