, 2015


Leonard D. Conley
KILMARNOCK—Leonard David “Tingaling” Conley of Weems died September 13, 2015, at the Lancashire Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Kilmarnock.

He was born May 12, 1926, to the late Laura Bailey and James Conley in Lewisetta.

Mr. Conley was a menhaden fishermen in Louisiana and Reedville. He also worked for Kellum’s Seafood. He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.

He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Bertha Laws; his daughter, Grace Waddy Allen; and his siblings, including Irene Coolige.

He is survived by his grandchildren, Glendora Smith, Cynthia Gordon, Warren Allen, Deirdre Allen, Karen Elmore and Danny Dilver; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held at 1 p.m. September 19 at Sharon Baptist Church, Weems. Interment followed in the church cemetery.


Carroll L. Cordrey
BURGESS—Carroll Lee Cordrey, 85, of Burgess died September 27, 2015.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Winterfred Dawson Cordrey.

He is survived by his son, Jeffery Cordrey, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Lee was a farmer and an avid hunter and sports fisherman. He was a former leader in Fairfields Baptist Church having served as a deacon, cemetery committee chairman and a Sunday school teacher. He was honored for over 50 years of Sunday school teaching.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 1, at Currie Funeral Home. The family received friends at the funeral home September 30.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Northumberland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1, Reedville, VA 22539.


JoAnna C. H. Gordon
WHITE STONE—JoAnna “Jo” Campbell Hunt Gordon died September 9 at Angels Touch Nursing Home.

Mrs. Gordon was born October 8, 1934, to the late Marvin and Louise Campbell in White Stone.

She was a member of New St. Johns Baptist Church and later attended Wayland Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md.

She was educated at Morgan E. Norris School, graduated as valedictorian from A.T. Wright High School at the age of 16, and attended Virginia Union University in Richmond. She was a member of Beta Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

She was employed at John Hopkins Hospital for many years and later at Webster’s Nurse Exchange.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Hunt; her second husband, Willie Samuel Gordon; her son, Timothy Kyle; and her great-grandson, Israel Isaiah.

She is survived by her daughters, Constance “Connie” Palmer of White Stone, Twila Hawkins of Baltimore and NaThalia Cruz of Brandon, Fla.; sons, Marlon Hunt of Salisbury, Md., and Troy Gordon of Baltimore; grandchildren, Garria, Marvin, Gary Jr., Heather, Abdoul, Kia, Isis, Kionte and T’Kala; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held September 26 at Park Lane Baptist Church, Baltimore.


Anne D. Hayes
WHITE STONE—Anne Dickenson Hayes, 80, of White Stone died Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at home.

Anne received a BFA from Richmond Professional Institute. She worked in commercial art for a few years, and later enjoyed a long career as a regional artist. She was a member of the Southern Watercolor Society, the Virginia Watercolor Society and the Rappahannock Art League. She also was a member of Kilmarnock United Methodist Church.

Her parents, William Tabb Dickenson and Josie Dickenson, and her brothers, William Dickenson and Robert Dickenson, preceded Anne in death.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Johnny; and their three children, Lisa Schlickenmeyer (Glen) of Newport News, Kevin (Marina) of Williamsburg and Lindsay Tronson (David) of Tacoma, Wash. Seven granddaughters, one grandson, and three great-grandchildren also survive her.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, October 3, at Kilmarnock United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Anne.

Arrangements are under the care of Currie Funeral Home of Kilmarnock.


Thelma A. Moubray
HEATHSVILLE—Thelma Ann “Nanny” Moubray, 74, of Heathsville passed away peacefully September 24, 2015.

She is survived by four sons, Irvin Moubray Jr. (Laura), Garry Moubray, Michael Moubray and Randy Moubray; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Funeral services were held September 28 at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock. The family received friends at Currie Funeral Home September 27.


Frederick D. Pitman
FARNHAM—Frederick Driscoll Pitman, 75, of Farnham passed away Friday, September 25, 2015.

He was a retired coach, teacher, principal and superintendent of Richmond County Public Schools. Over the course of his 30-year career, Fred impacted many students who attended Richmond County Public Schools.

Fred is survived by his wife, Shirley S. Pitman; mother, Margaret I. Pitman; son, Greg Pitman (Mary); daughter, Paula Pitman-Kupresak (Leo); brother, John Lester Pitman; and grandchildren, Stela Kupresak, Margaret “Maggie” L. Pitman and Harrison G. Pitman.

Funeral services were held September 28 at Welch Funeral Home-Marks Chapel. Family received friends September 27.

Memorial contributions may be made to RGH Cancer Center Financial Assistance, c/o Connie Deagle, P.O. Box 1449, Kilmarnock, VA 22482; or Rappahannock Booster Club, 6914 Richmond Road, Warsaw, VA 22572. 

Welch Funeral Home-Marks Chapel of Warsaw handled the arrangements.