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Mechanicsville Local

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Gordon Rawls

RAWLS, Gordon, 73, of Mechanicsville, passed away on December 13, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Doris Rawls; two daughters, Teresa Miller (JC) and Sherri Deringer (Dave); six grandchildren, Sara and Justin Miller, Sydney, Cameron, Paige Dering...

Edward Rice

RICE, Edward Russell Sr., 88, of Mechanicsville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, December 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Atje Rice; and daughter, Edna Rice Lutman. He is survived by his son, Edward Russell Rice Jr. (Cathy); and...

George Wood

WOOD, George Bennette “Bennie,” 97, departed this earthly life on December 4, 2014. Bennie was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, Helen Hall Wood and Dorothy S. Wood. He is survived by his stepson, Norman E. Hall and wife, Margaret of Na...

Shauna Woodall

WOODALL, Shauna Lynn Bunger, 45, of Mechanicsville, passed away December 11, 2014.

Lois Castro

CASTRO, Lois Henley, 85, of Mechanicsville, went to be with the Lord Friday, December 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Juaquin Castro; three sons, Lani, David and Kevin James Castro; her parents, Bessie Faudrey and Edgar Henley; ...

Albert DeStephanis

DeSTEPHANIS, Albert, 75, departed this life Tuesday, December 2, 2014. “Big Al” was born in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors from Tamaqua Senior High School. He was preceded in death by his parents, Angelo and Yolanda DeStepha...

Edward Foster

FOSTER, Edward V. Jr., age 79, of Mechanicsville, departed this life December 2, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Foster; and sister, Betty McNamara. He is survived by his son, Edward V. “Skip” Foster III; sisters, Martha Kel...

Earl Hawkins

HAWKINS, Earl Weston, age 72, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at his home. Born December 27, 1941 in Petersburg, Va., he was the son of the late Amy Mosley and Albert Lloyd Hawkins. He is survived by his wife, Lynda Jones Hawkins; son, C...

Elizabeth Howard

HOWARD, Elizabeth Jane Hicks, of Mechanicsville, departed this life December 4, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Henry Howard; one daughter, Carolyn Howard Hulin “T.T.”; one granddaughter, Samara Elizabeth Shanise Hulin; grandpups, Tailor and...

Fannie Hunter

HUNTER, Fannie M., departed this life Thursday, December 4, 2014, at her residence. She is survived by one daughter, Arlean (Allen) Jones; one son, Dwight Hunter; three sisters, a host of other relatives and friends. Her remains rested at the Henr...

George Gray

GRAY, George Henry, 90, passed away on December 8, 2014. Born in Portsmouth on November 29, 1924, he was the son of the late Thomas Edward Gray and Olga Ingaborg Sweum Gray. He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis Gibson Epperson Gray; and his bro...

Dorothy Lukasiewicz

LUKASIEWICZ, Dorothy C., of Mechanicsville, passed away on December 9, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, and her sons Frank Jr. and Michael. She is survived by her daughter Tammy Boulden (Paul), son John Lukasiewicz, grandchildren Pa...

Edith McIntyre

McINTYRE, Edith M., 88, of Mechanicsville, departed this life on Saturday, December 13, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Earl McIntyre Sr.; and is survived by two sons, James E. McIntyre Jr. and Thomas G. McIntyre (Susan); dau...

Ruby Atkinson

ATKINSON, Ruby C., 83, of Glen Allen, formerly of Spencer, West Virginia, passed away peacefully at her home in Glen Allen, Thursday, December 11, 2014. Ruby was born in Gay, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Audra and Ralph...

From the Editor: From the editor

Progress. That word certainly describes Hanover County.

Scattered Stitches sews to serve

Answering the question “How do you serve?” started a general question for the leadership team of Lee-Davis DECA during summer leadership training.

Letter to the Editor: Week of Editor

Trust placed in school system to do what’s best for students

The Local Pick: Kelly Evans receives PMI chapter leadership award

Project Management Institute (PMI,) the world’s largest association for project managers, recently honored Kelly Evans, PMP, of the PMI Central Virginia Chapter with a 2014 PMI Chapter Award for Leadership (Chapter Category III).

AHS student finalist for Snow Queen

When Abby Bright, 17, saw a note on Atlee High School’s internal website about the Children’s Museum of Richmond’s Snow Queen scholarship program, she said her interest was instantly piqued.

Santa Runs continue in county

With Christmas Eve just a week away, the companies associated with Hanover County Fire-EMS continue to bring Santa Claus to your neighborhood.

School Board rejects appeal for ban on film

A complaint regarding the showing of the documentary “Thomas Friedman Reporting: Searching for the Roots of 9-11” got its final administrative hearing at last week’s regular meeting of the Hanover County School Board.

Project OK’d in 2nd vote

Atlee Station Road subdivision approved by supervisors

Registration open for show

Sign-up forms for the Ashland Musical Variety Show, “Ashland, Our Valentine Town,” are now being accepted by the Hanover Arts & Activities Center.

Atlee defense stonewalls Lee-Davis offense

Atlee played a rude guest when it visited crosstown rival Lee-Davis Tuesday night.

Confederate wrestlers finish third in Trojan Duals

Lee-Davis and King William high school wrestlers made a strong impression on the mats in the the Trojan Duals Invitational at New Kent High School Saturday.

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