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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 13:07

Peggy Powell Jones

Peggy Powell Jones, age 69, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away February 18, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Bertie Powell and her grandson, Chip. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Jones; her daughter, Tabitha Thomas and husband Tim; her grandchildren, Hannah, Emily and Alex; and her brother, Dennis Powell. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at Matthews Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville, VA. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Monday, 18 February 2019 15:41

Andrew Scott Cheely

Andrew Scott Cheely, age 48, of Dundas, VA passed away February 16, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Claiborne and Katherine Daniel Cheely and his brother Ron Cheely. He is survived by his daughters, Skye and Maxxi Cheely; his adopted daughter, Whitney Joyner; his god children, Abel and Atlas Lynch; his sisters, Judy C. Howell (Ann) and Katherine C. Hawthorne (Steve); his brothers, Robert Cheely and Mark Cheely (Donna); and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday at New Hope Christian Church with interment at the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Christian Church, 28979 Christanna Hwy., Alberta, VA 23821.
Monday, 18 February 2019 14:41

Robert "Robbie" Lee Powers, Jr.

Robert “Robbie” Lee Powers, Jr., age 58, of Rawlings, VA passed away February 16, 2019. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Powers, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Jeanette Paulette and husband William; his wife, Debra Powers; his children, Bobby Powers and wife Mary, Tonya Powers Daniel, Ryan Lafoon and wife Samantha, and Jamie Lafoon and Crystal Short; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Rennis Powers & wife Melissa and Ryan Powers and wife April; two nieces and two nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at the Powers Family Cemetery, Rawlings, VA. The family will receive friends Friday from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Please feel free to dress casual. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kress Hill Hunt Club, c/o Bobby Cheely, 4231 Liberty Rd., Dolphin, VA 23843.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 16:44

Wanda Jones Beville

Wanda Jones Beville, retired Commissioner of the Revenue, age 56, of Ebony, Virginia died February 8, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Richard H. Beville; daughter, Robin Brockwell and husband, Ben, of Stafford; son, Rick Beville and wife, Sharon, of Stony Creek; grandchildren, Harrison and Nolan Brockwell, and Jacob, Jenna, and Chase Beville; three brothers, Randy Jones, Jerry Jones (Susan), and Claude Jones (Jackie); sister, Lisa Jones; sister in law, Linda Roberts (Lynn); nieces, Harley Jones, Michelle Jones, Claudia Stocker, and Laura Eleftheriou; nephews, Kent Wesson, Mark Wesson, Jerry Jones Jr., Kevin Jones and Jeffrey Jones. She is preceded in death by her parents Claude “Jake” and Blonnie Jones; sister, Sylvia Wesson (Wayne); and brother, Dennis Jones. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday at Williams Funeral Home with interment at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ebony, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 29, Ebony, VA 23845.
Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:53

Samuel Drewrey Major

Samuel Drewrey Major, age 69, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away February 4, 2019. He is the son of the late Samuel and Marjorie Major. He is survived by his wife, Marion King Major; his children, Christopher Allen Major of South Hill, Robert Allen Major of Emporia and Shannon Major Oster of Prince George; eight grandchildren; his sister, Susie Ross of Jacksonville, FL; his brother, Ronald Major of Lawrenceville; and two uncles, Donald Finch of Mechanicsville and Gerald Finch of Chase City. A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Lawrenceville Baptist Church. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lawrenceville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 64, Lawrenceville, VA 23868.
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 15:41

James Preston Morgan

JAMES PRESTON MORGAN - James Preston (JP) collected his wings on February 1 to fly high and peacefully in eternal skies. JP was born to George and Mildred Morgan on January 13, 1955 as the youngest of four. Through 64 years JP was raised into being a “good ol’ boy” who lived to hunt, fish, be “on the Lake,” compete with the aim of a sharpshooter at local turkey shoots, cook his infamous pork BBQ and string beans, witness the Earnhardts’ race into Victory Lane, and constantly exemplified how to be a loving father to his two sons’ Luke and Travis - two treasures of his life. JP graduated from Menchville High in 1973 where he earned all-Peninsula District honors as a star outfielder in baseball and place-kicker in football. After graduating high school JP went on to become a plumbing apprentice and began B&M Plumbing with good friend George Bain. JP leaves behind his sons Luke (Jessica) and Travis Morgan - their mother Cheryl Morgan, granddaughters MacKenzie and Audrie, his brother Buster, life partner Jane Mathews, nieces and nephews and many friends to cherish his memories. JP joins his parents, sister Betty, brother Bill and countless friends in our Lord’s home. JP’s life will be celebrated Saturday, February 9 at Williams Funeral Home at 4:30 PM in Lawrenceville, VA. There will also be a celebration of life on Saturday, February 16th at 5:00 p.m. at the Plumbers Steamfitters Local Union building located at 7812 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607. In lieu of flowers, you can be so kind to send donations to Luke Morgan to help cover memorial expenses at 759 April Lane, Newport News 23601.
Saturday, 02 February 2019 15:14

Marjorie Daniel Clary

Marjorie Daniel Clary, age 83, of Rawlings, VA passed away February 1, 2019. She is the daughter of the late Frank Dewey Daniel and Hettie Ledora Rawlings Daniel. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Collins Clary, Jr.; her grandson, Justin Clary; and her brothers and sisters, Franklin Daniel, Dennis Daniel, Clyde Daniel, Raymond Daniel, Pauline Daniel and Kathleen D. Ciejek. She is survived by her son, Bernie Clary and wife Susan; her grandson, Jason Clary and wife Dee; and her great grandsons, Parker and Dawson Clary. A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Crestview Memorial Park, La Crosse, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Antioch United Methodist Church, c/o 15328 Christanna Hwy, Lawrenceville, VA 23868.
Saturday, 02 February 2019 09:13

Lee Richard Cook, Sr.

Lee Richard Cook, Sr., age 71, of Freeman, VA passed away January 29, 2019. A full obituary will be posted soon. Services will be held in the Spring.
Thursday, 31 January 2019 16:44

Wilbur Eugene "Gene" Thomas

Wilbur Eugene “Gene” Thomas, age 85, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away January 30, 2019. He is the son of the late Wilbur A. and Bessie O. Thomas and was born and raised in Brunswick County. He is a Graduate of the University of Richmond and a U. S. Army Veteran. He was the owner of Brunswick Insurance Agency and was a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia. Gene loved his community and served on many boards such as the Old Brunswick Foundation; the Local Board of Southside Virginia Community College; the SVCC Foundation Board; Lawrenceville Brick Board of Directors; Sovran Bank; the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority; and the Greensville Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. Mr. Thomas also served as president for the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce, the Lawrenceville Jaycees and the Lawrenceville Rotary Club. He was a member of Edgerton United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday school, was a Lay Leader and Finance Chair; served as Chairman of the Administrative Board and on the Petersburg District Council. Gene was a proud Red Cross 8 gallon blood donor and a member of the Spider Club. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Alice Thomas; his sons, Michael Thomas and wife Stacey and Ray Thomas and wife Pam; six grandchildren, Ashley, Brooke, Alec, Ariel, Katie and Ellie; six great grandchildren; his sisters, Betty Davis and Lois Clary; and his brother, Ran Thomas. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Edgerton United Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, VA. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick Academy, 2100 Planters Rd., Lawrenceville, VA; University of Richmond Spider Club, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23286; Edgerton United Methodist Church, 92 County Pond Rd., Lawrenceville, VA 23868; or the Gene and Mary Alice Thomas Scholarship Fund, 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA 23821.
Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:09

Stephen Michael Davis

Stephen Michael Davis, age 28, went to heaven to join his father on January 22, 2019. Stephen was kind and compassionate, and loved by all. Stephen is survived by his daughter, Gwenavere; his mother, Dorothy Potter; his two brothers, Kenneth Potter, Jr. and Michael Potter; his sister, Christina Davis; as well as twelve nieces and nephews; his Aunt Diane; his Uncle Mark and Aunt Gina and many more. He is also survived by his best friends, Asia, Jessie and Devin. Stephen, we love you and miss you. Till we meet again. Graveside services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Cut Banks Baptist Church Cemetery, McKenney, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Williams Funeral Home, P.O. Box 41, Lawrenceville, VA 23868 or www.gofundme.com/funeral-expenses-for-stephen-davis.