Eugene F. Blake
Eugene F. Blake passed away at his home in Hardyville on December 14, 2011. He was 88 years old. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Jeanne S. Blake. Gene was a WWII veteran, operated a grocery in Sandston for 20 years, and was a real estate broker and builder for 15 years.
posted 01.02.2012Russell D. Williams
Russell D. Williams, 84, of Mascot died Tuesday, December 20, 2011. Russell retired as a maintenance foreman from Chesapeake Corporation. He was a member of Olivet Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school. He was an active member of Friends of the Dragon Run.
posted 12.21.2011Ingeborg Pease
Ingeborg Thormann Ruge Pease, 86, of Urbanna went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2011. It was the same day she was burying her beloved husband at Arlington National Cemetery. She was born on June 19, 1925 in Stettin, Germany, and moved all over the world as an Army Bomb Disposal wife but resided in Urbanna since 1993.
posted 12.16.2011Howard A. Nelson
Howard A. “Mickey” Nelson, 81, of Remlik, a retired building contractor and waterman died Tuesday, December 13, 2011. He was a member of Urbanna United Methodist Church where he was very instrumental in the construction of the present day building. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran.
posted 12.15.2011Mary J. Burch
Mary J. “Sookie” Burch, 80, of Remlik died Wednesday, December 7, 2011. She was the widow of J. Stanley Burch and was a member of Urbanna United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Jan Dunlevy and her husband Charles of Remlik; a brother, Woodford L. Johnson of Tappahannock; and three grandchildren.
posted 12.15.2011Allen R. Bowens
Allen Rudolph Bowens, a former principal at Rappahannock Central Elementary School and Title I director in Middlesex County, passed away at the age of 88 on Monday, December 5, 2011. Mr. Bowens was active in St. John Baptist Church and was a member of the Essex County NAACP.