Obituaries, Week of Aug. 21, 2014: Benoit, Boyd, Cross, Holmes, Minton, Mitchell and Stevens

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Margaret Adair Benoit, 67, of Richmond, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at her home by the sea, Buxton, N.C. She was a registered nurse for over 40 years. Born on Feb. 3, 1947, in Richmond, Margaret was the daughter of the late Raoul Benoit Sr. and Merrille Benoit. Surviving are her sister, Laurel McCartney and her husband, Paul; brother, Raoul Benoit Jr. and his wife, Sandy; niece, April Harper;

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  • Obituaries, Week of Aug. 14, 2014: Brown, Clay, Dunn, Light, McCue, Smith, Thompson and Wood

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Rosie Mae Brown died Aug. 6, 2014.  She was born Jan. 21, 1933 in Richmond to Homer and Laura Bruce. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Roy Brown and second husband Billy Branch, grand-daughter Jackie Brown, Brothers: Elwood Bruce, Leonard Bruce, Aubrey Bruce, Frank Bruce, Johnny Bruce and Wesley Bruce. Sisters, Betty Shook, Shirley Bailes and Ethel Shook. Left to cherish her memory, are

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  • Obituaries, Week of Aug. 7, 2014: Acors, Bergstrom, Glaude, Minor, Sirles and Wahls

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Linda Robinson Acors, 60, passed away July 30, 2014, in the comfort of her friends and family, after battling Scleroderma for 40 years. As a native of the Richmond area, Linda dedicated a lifetime to teaching serving as a school teacher for nearly 30 years, receiving numerous commendations and awards. She was a master gardener with the Goochland-Powhatan Master Gardeners Assoc., and the West Hanover Gardeners Club. Her teaching continued

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  • Obituaries, Week of July 31, 2014: Bailey, Davis, Fontaine, Haynes, Hodges, Langford, Lingle, Porter, Reid, Toler and Wade

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Jerry W. Bailey, 71, of Ladysmith, departed this life July 25, 2014.  He will be remembered often by his family; Ruth Howell (mother), Mary Bailey (wife), Bonnie Martin (sister), one nephew, five nieces, 14 great-nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends. Jerry was well known for his long service with the Va. Dept. of Forestry and his passion for fishing.  Memorial services were held at Storke Funeral Home,

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  • Obituaries, Week of July 24, 2014: Braxton, Hall, Lynch, Mullenbrock and Parr

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Judith Anne “Judy” Braxton, 70, of Aylett, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; and brother, Charles Riedel; and she is survived by three sisters, Mary Mullenbrock, Cora Nyvil and Regina Faulconer; nephew, Charles Riedel Jr. (Christine); great-nephews, Joseph and Lucas; sister-in-law, Carol Riedel; as well as loving and devoted friend, Chris Vistein. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8

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  • Obituaries, Week of July 17, 2014: Brackett, Buchanan, Corker, Ferri, Huggett, Kemp, Mills-Brown and Schwartz

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Dewey Richard Brackett, 78, of Mechanicsville, went to be with the Lord July 9, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dock and Nora Brackett; and four siblings. He is survived by his devoted wife, Rachel; two daughters, Linda Diehr (Mel) and Pam McGhee (Mac); two granddaughters, Laurel and Anna; sister, Bernice Johns; many nieces, nephews and one special nephew, Mark Hepler of Palmyra, Va.; special friends, Al

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  • Obituaries, week of July 10: Wood

    Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Constance “Connie” Stanley Wood, 72, of Saluda, Va., formally of Hanover, widow of William R. Wood, passed away June 28, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur L. Stanley and Lillian Boettcher Stanley, and sister, Joyce Otto. She is survived by her son, Bobby H. Stanley, Jr. (Brenda), grandchildren, Cary Stanley (Amber), Stephanie Fleming (John), and Brooke Stanley; great-grandchildren, Corbin and Jeremiah Fleming; nephew, Michael Otto, niece,

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