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Death Notices for Tues., Jan. 1, 2013

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Allen, Ms. Mary E., 94, of Richmond.

Baber, Mr. William Ivan “Buck,” 71, of Mechanicsville, an Army veteran, widower of Linda Z. Baber.

Cashwell, Mrs. Alberta Warren, 78, of Henrico, formerly of Portsmouth, a former teacher at St. Catherine’s School Upper School, widow of Leon Samuel Cashwell Sr.

Dodson, Miss Shirley M., of Chesterfield.

Ellyson, Mrs. Elizabeth McGhee, 97, of Richmond, a retired office manager at Ellyson’s Garage, widow of William A. Ellyson.

Fenner, Mrs. Margaret Zimmer, 91, of Richmond, a retired seamstress, widow of Walter Fenner.

Fischer, Mr. Michael August R., 61, of Glen Allen, husband of Susan M. Fischer.

Free, Mr. Javon Talton “Pookey,” of Chesterfield.

Harris, Mr. Alfred L. “Teenie” Jr., of Richmond, husband of Deidre S. Harris.

Hecker, Mr. Marvin Allan, 71, of Chesterfield, a Navy Reserve veteran, retired head of environmental safety for the U.S. Department of Justice, husband of Shelia Hecker.

Hula, Mrs. Marion Mikulas, 80, of Charles City, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa., widow of Adolph Frank Hula.

Johnson, Mrs. Inell H., of Henrico, widow of Colonel Johnson Jr.

Johnson, Miss Madelyn “Maddie” Marie, of Glen Allen, formerly of Richmond.

Lythgoe, Ms. Jean Hancock, 78, of Chesterfield.

Medell, Mr. Richard J., 77, of Chester, a retired information center manager for the Virginia Community College System, husband of Frances Medell.

Minor, Mrs. Janie Elizabeth, 82, of Richmond, a former clerical assistant at a bank, widow of Calvin Minor Sr.

Patch, Mrs. Doris Lee Smith, 80, of Richmond, a retired office manager with the Better Business Bureau of Richmond, widow of David Patch.

Pavlovich, Mr. James M., 62, of New Kent, a retired employee of Philip Morris, husband of Cheryl Pavlovich.

Schott, Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Sinnott, 102, of Henrico, a retired administrative employee of Virginia Mutual Insurance Co., widow of Emil J. Schott.

Schupper, Mrs. Frances Ney, 91, of Henrico, formerly of Harrisonburg, Winchester and Durham, N.C., a former primary grades teacher in the Winchester, Richmond and Durham, N.C., school systems and at Durham Montessori School, widow of Dr. Nathan Schupper.

Terrell, Mrs. Cecilia Wing, 95, of Chesterfield, widow of Roy Lee Terrell.

Washington, Mr. Douglas Paul, 61, of Richmond, an Army veteran, a security officer.

Washington, Mr. Richard A. Sr., of Richmond, husband of Ruth Virginia Washington.

Willis, Mrs. Alyce Gordon, 87, of South Chesterfield, formerly of Warsaw, a retired executive secretary to the vice president of research and development at Virginia State University, widow of Hulon L. Willis Sr.


APPOMATTOX – Harvey, Mr. Clifford Eugene, 88, a retired secretary-treasurer of Robinson Funeral Home and a Golden Funeral Service Licensee, widower of Patsy Scott Harvey.

BURKEVILLE – Price, Mr. Nelson Byrd, 86, a World War II Navy veteran, a retired superintendent at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital, husband of Anne Johnson Price.

CLARKSVILLE – Watson, Mr. Johnny, 71, formerly of Chase City, a retired employee of Four Oaks Timber Co. Inc., husband of Obie S. Watson.

FARMVILLE – Barr, Mr. Grover Wilson, 84, a retired employee of Farmville Iron and Metal, husband of Louise Barr.

FARNHAM – Mothershead, Mrs. Jane Myers, 97, a retired employee of Levi Strauss & Co., widow of Carey Hynson Mothershead.

FREE UNION – Fennell, Ms. Gloria Galban, 80, formerly of Charlottesville, founder of Darby’s Folly Stables, now Millington Stables.

HEATHSVILLE – Lewis, Mrs. Ruby L., 80, a retired caregiver, widow of Thomas E. Lewis.

JARRATT – Staton, Miss Susie Anna, 79, a homemaker.

LOCUST GROVE – Viar, Mr. David Garth Sr., 84, formerly of Alexandria, a retired self-employed trade show manager and former rider on the Northern Virginia horse show circuit, husband of Sylvia Lloyd Viar.

MILLERS TAVERN – Clarke, Mr. Walter William, 76, a retired manager of H. Warshow & Sons Inc., husband of Irene Temple Clarke.

PETERSBURG – Caffrey, Mr. John W. “Buddy,” 72, a Navy veteran, a retired employee of Philip Morris who had a painting business.

PRINCE GEORGE – Reed, Mr. Denzel Victor, a retired Army major.

Sharpe, Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Stine, 76, a retired data processor with Lucent Technologies, wife of William “Dewey” Sharpe Jr.

SKIPWITH – Garner, Mr. Stephen Earl, 49, a retired employee with R.O. Harrell Trucking Inc.

TAPPAHANNOCK – Pross, Mr. Paul C. Jr., 72, husband of Marcia Pross.

VICTORIA – Johns, Mrs. Frances Taylor, 95, a homemaker, widow of Charles D. Johns Sr.


Emory, Ms. Peggy Leigh, 63, of Kitty Hawk, N.C., formerly of Emporia, a retired Virginia Tech extension agent for Greensville County.

LaNeave, Ms. Ruthie McCullen Williamson Pierce, of Daytona, Fla., formerly of Hopewell, Mt. Olive, N.C., and Richmond, a retired Realtor who worked in Richmond.

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