Former Urbanna mayor, Ken Moore, dies at age 68
Kenneth A. Moore, 68, of Urbanna passed away at home on September 3, 2011, after a challenging battle with pancreatic cancer. Mr. Moore moved to Urbanna in 1998 and in 2002 was elected to the Urbanna Town Council and subsequently served five years as mayor.
posted 09.07.2011Lois R. White
Lois Reed White, 86, of Deltaville, formerly of Chesterfield, departed this life to be with our Heavenly Father on Monday, September 5, 2011. Mrs. White was born October 18, 1924, and was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Beverley White Sr.; and a son, John Beverley White Jr.
posted 09.07.2011George J. Blevins
George J. Blevins of Hartfield, died peacefully in his home with family by his side. He was born July 11, 1922 in Big Stone Gap. He was a member of Lower United Methodist Church, Norview Masonic Lodge and the Fleet Reserve. George was a Navy veteran of WWII and was a Japanese POW captured on Corregidor.
posted 09.07.2011Betty S. Gray
Betty S. Gray, 79, of Urbanna, formerly of Richmond, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2011. She is survived by her son, William J. Bannister III of Atlanta, Ga.; her brothers, Larry Schwartz of Covington, La., and J. Eddie Schwartz of Burlington, N.C.; her sisters, Katherine Williams of St. Mtn., Ga., Barbara Eubank of Urbanna, Mildred Bohlmann of Port Royal, and Sandra McLamb of Richmond.
posted 09.07.2011Edward Nelson Sr.
Edward Tucker Nelson Sr., 78, of Saluda, died September 1, 2011 from complications of Alzheimer’s. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, was former owner of Nelson’s Citgo Gas Station in Hampton, and retired from Empire Sales as superintendent.
posted 09.07.2011Irving L. Burrell
Irving Lenwood “Dee Shy” Burrell, 93, of Syringa, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Rosaline Burrell; a daughter, Patricia Pleasants of Hampton; three sons, Kevin, Rydell and Berkley, all of Middlesex; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.