Joseph M. Allen
MIDLOTHIANJoseph Matthew Allen, 1, of Midlothian, the son of Jacquelyn Raine Allen and Matthew Lawrence Allen, left them too soon on October 22, 2014.
Also left behind to cherish his memory are his grandparents, Carole Boehling Raine and Stephen Drewry Raine, of Wicomico Church and LuAnn B. Allen and Herman O. Allen Jr.; uncles, Drew Raine (Martyna), Peter Raine, Thomas Raine and Philip Raine; aunts, Nicole Allen and Brittany Allen; and numerous other family members and friends. He also leaves his beloved dog, Ace.
Joseph was the light of our lives and will continue to shine in our hearts forever.
The family would like to thank the Chesterfield County Fire and Rescue Department, the staff at St. Francis Hospital and the staff at VCU Medical Center for their compassionate care.
The family received friends October 24 at Bliley’s-Central, 3801 Augusta Avenue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held October 25 at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Jessie J. Anderson
WHITE STONEJessie Johnson Anderson, 94, of White Stone and Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, Irvington, died peacefully on October 26, 2014.
Growing up in Baltimore, Md., the proud great-granddaughter of Baltimore industrialist, Greenleaf Johnson, at age 17 she caught the devoted attention of her future husband, T.B.H. Anderson Jr., with her beauty, savoir faire, and athleticism. Their strong union inspired their family and faithful friends.
Beginning in her youth, Jessie became a devout Christian and was most recently a member of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Heathsville. She graduated from Randolph-Macon Women’s College in 1942 and later, at 67, received her master’s in Biblical studies from Regent University. She then served for 20 years in the Lancaster County jail ministry and other pastoral-centered activities.
Jessie got her farmhouse and beach on the river when she and Bruce retired to “Lawson Bay Farm” on the Rappahannock in 1972. To get away, she cruised as first mate on their sailboat, “Cyrea,” only stopping when her eyesight began to fail at 84.
She was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, T. B. H. Anderson Jr., beloved daughter, Harriet B. “Happy” Pullman, and sister, Elizabeth “Libby” Johnson.
She is survived by her son, T. Bruce H. Anderson III (Jill); son-in-law, Wesley “Wes” Pullman; grandchildren, Sallie F. Pullman (Matt Buttrill), Travis G. Pullman ( Jennifer Berglund), Grant Pullman (Emma), Emily L. Anderson (Slava Krushkal), Thomas B. H. “Tom” Anderson IV, William A. “Bert” Anderson and Samuel F. “Sam” Anderson (Valerie Johnson); great-grandchildren, Maxwell and Beatrice Pullman, and Sebastian and Michael Krushkal; brother-in-law, Howard Anderson of Lynchburg; sister-in-law, Charlotte Stradford of Columbia, Mo., and many loving nieces and nephews.
A service will be held at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 2. Interment will be at noon November 3 at Riverview Cemetery in Charlottesville.
Memorials may be made to St. Stephen’s Anglican Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 609, Heathsville, VA 22473.
Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.
Angela M. Carey
WARSAWAngela M. Carey of Warsaw died October 1.
The daughter of Robert Carey and the late Frances Irene Gaines Carey, she was born June 11, 1973.
She was educated in Richmond County schools and Rappahannock Community College. She was employed by Walmart in Tappahannock as a cashier until she became unable to work. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, Warsaw.
She is survived by her children, LaKeya Carey, Josiah Carey and Nevaeh Carey-Wilson; father, Robert Carey; and sister, Kathleen Carey.
A funeral was held October 6 at Second Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.
LANCASTERSteve Cook, 64, of Lancaster died on October 13, 2014.
Steve was born in Auberndale, Fla., in 1950, and he grew up in the Jacksonville, Fla., area.
As a young man, he attended Cape Fear Technical College in Wilmington, N.C. For many years, he was in the restaurant business, and then he went into medical sales while living in Richmond.
After moving to Lancaster, he focused on his hobbies, making pottery and riding his motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Anne. He also is survived by his sons, James (Jessica) and Christopher; daughter, Tammy Uresk; stepsons, G. Matthew Kingsley (Molly) and Stephen Kingsley (Brooke); grandchildren, McKenzie Cook, Patrick Cook, Raine Cook, Clare Kingsley, Piper Kingsley, Robert Kingsley and Joseph Kingsley; his brothers, Paul (Lynnda) and Wayne; and his sisters, Gloria Blount and Elizabeth Cook.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 8, at Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock. The family will receive close friends and out-of-state guests at their home immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Hospice Support Services of the Northern Neck, P.O. Box 262, Warsaw, VA 22572, in memory of Steve Cook. Donations will provide supplies and services to the underserved in the Northern Neck.
KILMARNOCKNeal Foxhall, 73, of Kilmarnock died October 22, 2014.
He was born on August 6, 1941, in Memphis, Texas, the son of the late James Lesley and Betty W. Foxhall.
Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Susan Foxhall; his daughter, Lesley Pietras (John) of New Orleans, La.; his son, James Foxhall (Deepthi) of Elkins Park, Pa.; his grandchildren, Catherine and Margot Pietras and Nayan and Prem Foxhall; his sisters, Jean Koons of Texas, Jo Sanders of Colorado and Lynn Badgwell of California.
Neal attended the University of Texas where he completed his undergraduate studies and attended Law School. He practiced law in Clear Lake City, Texas. Neal joined the Navy and during this time he was an officer on USS Wright and a legal officer on USS Boston. After serving in the Navy, he then returned to practicing law in Texas.
Later he moved to Baltimore, Md., and worked as a legal claims manager for Fidelity & Deposit Company. Neal retired as vice president of the claims division for Wausau Insurance in Wausau, Wisconsin.
In 2002, he moved to Kilmarnock where he continued to be an independent contractor.
Memorial services were held October 27 at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Neck, P.O. Box 564, Kilmarnock, VA 22482; or Lancaster Community Library, P.O. Box 850, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.
Richard L. Fussell
WEEMSRichard Lewis Fussell, 85, of Weems, formerly of Chester County, Pa., died October 23, 2014.
He was a graduate of Swarthmore College and University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Patricia (Powers); son, Brian Lewis Fussell; daughter, Cynthia Brown; brother, Howard Barker (Anne) Fussell; and three grandchildren, Sean Brown, Emily Fussell and Michael Fussell; and several nieces and nephew.
He was predeceased by his parents, Howard and Katharine (Barker) Fussell; and brother, William (Barker) Fussell.
At the request of the deceased, services will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Virginia, P.O. Box 2098, Tappahannock, VA 22560.
Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.
Barbara G. B. Harper
GLEBE POINTBarbara Gene Booth Harper, the only child of Mason H. and Edna Cockrell Booth of Glebe Point, died October 18, 2014.
She was born in Richmond on May 10, 1932.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James “Jim”; children, James Mason and his wife, Cindy; John Michael and Melanie McGinnis; grandchildren, Katie and Jack; and her devoted cousin, Virginia Grabbe.
She attended Averett College and Richmond Professional Institute. She was a loving, kind, devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed decorating her home, collecting antiques, playing bridge and cooking. She loved spending time at her Glebe Point homeplace where she was raised and eating steamed crabs on the porch with her loved ones. Her kind nature, gentleness and quick wit touched all. She will be missed by everyone who had the privilege to know her.
Barbara was a member of Salisbury Presbyterian Church in Midlothian, where a celebration of her life was held October 24. A reception followed at Salisbury Country Club. She will be interred at a later date at Wicomico United Methodist Church, Wicomico Church.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of DaVita Dialysis in Midlothian for their years of loving care and friendship. A contribution may be made in her name to Salisbury Presbyterian Church, 13621 West Salisbury Road, Midlothian, VA 23113, or a charity of choice. Condolences may be expressed at woodyfuneralhomehuguenot.com.
Joseph K. Johnson
RICHMONDJoseph Kermit Johnson of Richmond died October 21, 2014.
The son of Samuel K. and Viola V. Johnson, he was born March 23, 1942.
Mr. Johnson attended A.T. Wright Schools and later earned his GED. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.
He worked at The Tides Inn; Newport News Shipbuilding, where he learned welding; and on December 31, 2013, after 39 years of service retired from AMF Automotive Technologies.
Mr. Johnson served as past master of Masonic Lodge Local 19 in Richmond. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Helping Hand Club in Baltimore, Md.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Gracie Coleman Johnson; stepchildren, Ursula Coleman-Walker and Michael D. Coleman; step-grandson, Michael D. Coleman Jr.; and sisters, Mary Rich and Marylyn Smith.
He was predeceased by his parents; and son, Kelvin Seward.
A funeral was held October 25 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.
Chabre’ R. Liverpool
HEATHSVILLEBaby Chabre’ Rashauna Liverpool of Heathseville died October 15 at Bon Secours Hospital, Mechanicsville.
She was predeceased by her sister Chabre’ A. Liverpool; grandmother, Betty J. Miller; grandfather, Sherman W. Liverpool; great-grandmother, Elsie Cottrell; and great-grandfathers, Richard Cottrell and Joseph Brown Sr.
She is survived by her parents, Carlos Liverpool and Latoya Brown Liverpool of Burgess; sister, Rashauna A. Liverpool of Baltimore, Md.; grandmother, Betty C. Brown of Burgess; grandfather, Joseph B. Brown Jr. of Burgess; and great-grandmother, Thelma Muse-Brown of Burgess.
Graveside services were held October 23 at the Brown Family Cemetery, Heathsville.
Albert R. Ross Sr.
LANCASTERAlbert R. Ross Sr. of Lancaster, formerly of Baltimore, Md., died October 18, 2014.
The son of the late Will Carter and Louise Ross, he was born April 5, 1933, in Baltimore.
Mr. Ross attended school in Baltimore and retired from General Electric in Columbia, Md. He was a member of Timothy Baptist Church and later, First Baptist Church, Heathsville. He also was a member of the Flying Eagles Motorcycle Club.
He also was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Wilford Ross; and son, Albert Reginald Ross Jr.
He is survived by his daughters, Alma Ross and son, Troy; Theresa Ross Dickens and children, Taebreia Dickens, Tashawn Bennett, Timera Bennett and Carl Vaughn; and Regina R. Grimes and children, Jasmine, Justin, Ashley and Hollie.
A funeral was held October 22 at First Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.
Richard A. Rice
REEDVILLERetired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Richard A. “Dick” Rice, 71, of Reedville passed away October 20, 2014.
He was born on June 26, 1943, in Medford, Mass., to the late Arthur E. and Lillian Crowe Rice.
He leaves behind his wife of 48 years, Janet Conley Rice; his daughter, Ellen Toole (John) of Herndon; his two sons, Jeffrey Rice (Cena) of Manassas and Sean Rice (Patricia) of Fairfax; his brother, Robert Rice (Dale) of Amherst, Mass.; his sister-in-law, Janice Gurry of Duxbury, Mass.; and two brothers-in-law, Robert Conley (Kathleen) of Manchester By-The-Sea, Mass., and William Conley (Margaret) of Wakefield, Mass.; along with six grandchildren, Megan, Ryan, Brooke, Evan, Bridget and Thomas, all of Northern Virginia.
He was a 1965 graduate of the University of Massachusetts and received his master’s in counsel relations at C W Post, Long Island University.
Dick served in the U.S. Army for 23 years and earned the title of lieutenant colonel and counterintelligence and foreign area officer. He received numerous medals including the Soldier Medal and the Bronze Star. Dick attended Japanese Language School and the Foreign Service Institute of Washington. He was the first army officer to attend Bangladesh Staff College. He was serving on the Joint Chiefs of Staff when he retired from the Army in 1987.
After retiring from the military, he spent 16 years as a site facility security officer in Northern Virginia.
He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church; a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 11667 and the St. George Assembly 2821.
Dick was happiest cooking, watching CNN, spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs and enjoying his retirement on the “Rivah.”
A Mass of Resurrection will be said at 11 a.m. Monday, November 3, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Virginia, P.O. Box 2098, Tappahannock, VA 22560; or Knights of Columbus Council 11667, c/o St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, P.O. Box 759, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.
Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements