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Monday, 21 October 2019 12:57

Joseph A. Edwards

Joseph A. Edwards, age 87, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away October 20, 2019. He is the son of the late John and Nora May Edwards and is preceded in death by his son, Randy Edwards; his grandson, Matthew Edwards; and his siblings, Magolene Edwards, Marion Connell, Rosa Moore and Calvin, Bryant, Wilton, Jasper and Melvin Edwards. He is survived by his loving wife, Madeline Edwards; his children, Debra Edwards Maitland, Gary Edwards and wife Jan, and Sheryl Darrow and husband Keith; his grandchildren, Angela Crowder (Jody), Chris, Tyller and Landon Edwards, Jacob and Sarah Darrow and Kevin Edwards; his sisters, Shelby Jones, Celia Baird and Rachel Parrott; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Matthews Chapel United Methodist Church with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Matthews Chapel United Methodist Church, 8308 Christanna Hwy., Gasburg, VA 23857. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.
Saturday, 19 October 2019 12:47

Barbara Jean Brewer Nugent

Barbara Jean Brewer Nugent passed away October 19, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at Oakwood Park Cemetery, Lawrenceville, VA. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
Monday, 14 October 2019 04:25

Lavenia "Bena" Rose Bishop Gibson

Lavenia “Bena” Rose Bishop Gibson, age 80, of Dolphin, VA passed away peacefully at her home on October 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everette L. “Leroy” Gibson, Sr. and her parents, William Edwin Bishop, Sr. and Ommie Oakley Bishop. She was also preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, William E. Bishop, Jr., James D. Bishop, Clarence E. Bishop, Virginia R. Short, Christine B. Edmonds, Maxine B. Simmons. She is survived by her children, Susan Lucy (Heath), Donna Robertson (Bobby), and Everette Gibson (Lynn); her four grandchildren, Stormi Maurer (Garland), Will Lucy (Kelly), Zachery Gibson, and Sydney Robertson; her two great grandchildren, Nolan Maurer and Mackenzie Lucy; numerous nieces and nephews; and four devoted caregivers. Funeral services will be conducted 2 P. M. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at the Gibson Family Cemetery, 2105 Piney Woods Road, Lawrenceville. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 420 Neff Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
Friday, 11 October 2019 10:41

Elton Alexander Lucy

Elton Alexander Lucy, age 96, of Lake Gaston-Henrico, N.C. and Emporia, Va., passed away October 9, 2019. The son of Charlie Lear Lucy and Daisy Browder Lucy, Elton was born September 18, 1923 and raised in Lawrenceville, Virginia. February 11, 1943 he married his high school sweetheart, Lucille Baird Lucy. They had 65 happy years together until her death in 2008. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Joseph Gilbert Lucy and Emory Lear Lucy, and a sister, Phyllis Lucy Daniel. He is survived by his son, Gerald W. Lucy of Lawrenceville, and his daughter, Glenda Lucy Pope and her husband, Linwood, of Emporia, Va. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Lin Pope, Charles Pope and his wife, Tina, all of Emporia, Jeremy Lucy and his wife, Angie, of Dolphin, Va., and Daisy Lucy Cary and her husband, Tommy, of Liberty, Texas. Great grandchildren are Emily Pope, Carter Pope, Allie Pope, Charlie Pope, Meredith Lucy, Abbie Grace Lucy, River Lucy, Sadie Cary, and Rock Cary. He is also survived by a niece, June Lucy Spurlock, of Reno, Nevada and a nephew, Danny Hale Daniel, of Courtland, Va. Elton worked for the U.S. Postal service from 1961-1985 serving as Assistant Postmaster in Emporia, Va. and as Postmaster in Lawrenceville, Va. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church, Gasburg, Va. where he was an Honorary Lifetime Elder, Chairman of the Finance Committee and Treasurer of his Sunday School Class. During World War II, he served in the Army Transportation Corp aboard the hospital ships USAHA Louis A. Milne and USS Chateau Therry. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 175 Ankum Road, Gasburg, Va. There will be a reception following the service in the Family Life Building. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Pleasant Hill Christian Church. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 16:14

Robert "Bob" Earl Bradley, Jr.

Robert “Bob” Earl Bradley, Jr., age 21, of Valentines, VA passed away October 7, 2019. Bob will be greatly missed by his parents, Jennifer and Robert E. Bradley, Sr; his brother and sisters, Luke, Laura and Emma; his grandparents, Bolling and Kay Randolph; and his aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Thelma Bradley. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Antioch Christian Church, 151 Ebony Road, Elams, N.C. The family will receive friends after the service at the church.
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 21:11

Louis Andrew Leimone

Louis Andrew Leimone was born July 15th, 1943, to the late Juisto and Rose Leimone. Louis passed away peacefully on September 23rd, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Louis was born and raised in Burgaw, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 1965. While attending the university in Raleigh he met his sweetheart, Linda. They married and moved to Durham, NC where they raised their family. Louis and Linda moved to their beautiful lake home in Gasburg, VA on Lake Gaston in 1994, where he loved spending time with his family and friends on the water. Louis was the owner of VIP Personnel, Inc for 32 years and a Realtor in NC & VA for the last 18 years. While residing in Durham, Louis was very involved with the NC Jaycees, serving as the Local Durham President and also as the NC State Chairman. Louis found his passions to be things that he could share with both his family and his friends. Louis was active in several Corvette and Golf Clubs and loved the opportunity to share his latest 18 Holes, shot by shot. Or talk about the Classic Corvettes and other unique cars he let get away. Louis brought his love for Family to his other favorite passion, which was watching his children and grandchildren playing sports. It did not matter what they chose to play he found a way to connect and be on the sidelines cheering them on. Louis loved, and was loved by his wife of 52 years, his 3 sons, his 5 grandchildren and many family and friends. Along with his wife Linda, he is survived by his Sons: Kenneth (wife Melinda) of Bahama, NC, Greg (wife Christy) of High Point, NC, and Charles "Chuck" (wife Kristen) of Midlothian, VA. Grandchildren: Andrew, Kayla, Cole, Caleb and Harper. Sisters: Julianne McCracken of Sanford, NC, Rosemary Smith (husband Steve) of Rougemont, NC, Brothers: Robert (wife Pam) of Magnolia, Texas, and David (wife Linda) of Durham, NC. The Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 175 Ankum Road, Gasburg, VA, 23857. The Leimone family will see family and friends with a reception following the service. A graveside service will be held on Thursday September 26th, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Philadelphia Baptist Church, 6701 Taylors Store Road, Nashville, NC 27856. Williams Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, VA is serving the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pleasant Hill Christian Church, P. O. Box 550, Gasburg, VA 23857 or your favorite charity in memory of Louis Leimone.
Sunday, 22 September 2019 13:36

Minnie Clarke Washburn

Minnie Clarke Washburn, 91, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away September 22, 2019. Minnie was born June 25, 1928 in Triplet, Virginia. She was a beautician in her home for 50 years. She is predeceased by her parents, Peter A. and Ethel N. Clarke; her brothers, James and Charlie Clarke; and her sister, Rosa Powell. Minnie, our Mom and our Nanny, will be lovingly remembered and missed by her husband of 73 years, Earl W. Washburn; four children, Everett Earl and wife Robbie, Keith and wife Judy, June Love and Kent and wife Beverly; her ten grandchildren, Amanda, Heather (Iain), Daniel (Dawn), Wilson (Brandi), Julie, Shanna, Alicia, Everett (Christy), Laura (Chris), and Collin; her thirteen great grandchildren, Caitlin, Blake, Nelia, Gracie, Luke, Jack, Sean, Grant, Aubreigh, Carson, Carter, Myles and Everett, III; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Lawrenceville United Methodist Church with interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 at the church, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lawrenceville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2 Lawrenceville, VA. 23868. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.
Saturday, 14 September 2019 16:00

Mildred Capps Christopher

Mildred Capps Christopher, age 87, of Emporia, VA passed away September 14, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Florence Capps; her husband, William Edgar Christopher; and her sister, Rosa Blythe. She is survived by her son, Gregory Christopher and her sister, Shirley Dix. A graveside service will be conducted 12:00 noon Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville, VA.
Sunday, 08 September 2019 18:49

Anthony Stephen Woyer

Anthony “Tony” Stephen Woyer, age 55, of Gasburg, VA passed away September 7, 2019. He is the son of the late Lawrence and Margaret Woyer. He is survived by his wife, Carol L. Woyer; his step-sons, Timothy, Nicholas and Hunter Powell; his granddaughters, Evelyn, Lucille and Charlie; his sister, Cindy Woyer; his brothers, Andrew Woyer and wife Margaret, Michael Woyer and wife Lucinda and Mark Woyer and wife Teresa; his nieces and nephews, Shawn, Kenny, Justin, Nicholas, Jessica, Casey, Rachel, Samantha, Lindsey and Matthew; and his beloved dog Rocket. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at support.woundedwarriorproject.org or 20/20 Ministries at www.2020visionministries.org.
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 14:22

Elaine Jones Lucy

Elaine Jones Lucy, age 95, of Freeman, VA passed away September 3, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Ola Brantley Jones; her husband, Robert Elder Lucy; her son, Robert Elder Lucy, Jr.; and her son-in-law, Robert L. Reese. She is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Lucy; her son, June Martin Lucy and wife Diane; her daughter-in-law, Linda Lucy; her grandchildren, Jared Lucy, Jenna Elaine Lucy, Andrew Robert Lucy and Kristin Moseley and husband Larry; her great grandchildren, Matthew and Nathan Moseley; and her sister, Margaret Ligon. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville with interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.