Betty 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.
posted 09.07.2011Minnie B. Hodges
On Sunday, September 4, 2011, Mrs. Minnie B. Hodges of Saluda departed this life when she was called to her eternal resting place by the Great and Almighty Creator. She was born Minnie Odessa Braxton from the union of the late George E. Braxton and Elizabeth Key Braxton of Middlesex County on July 6, 1922.
posted 09.06.2011Charles E. Pitts
Charles Edward (Slim) Pitts, 59, passed away August 27 at Mary Immaculate Hospital. There will be no traditional service held as his children and other loved ones were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to express their love for him while he was still here to receive it.
posted 09.06.2011R. Lois Ballantyne
Rosa Lois Ballantyne, 80, of Hartfield passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. Lois was a devoted Wife, dedicated Mother, loving Grandmother, and friend to many. She was a member of Lower United Methodist Church.