JULY 8 — Janie Baldwin Chapman, 80, of Farmville, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 in Farmville. Born April 29, 1934 in Pamplin, she was the daughter of the late Cleve Willis and Laura Ferguson Baldwin.
Mrs. Chapman was a long-time member of Maranatha Baptist Church in Farmville and taught Sunday school for many years, touching the lives of many young children for Christ. She had a heart for people and passionately shared the Lord. She was a people person who knew how to laugh and share joy.
DILLWYN, July 8 — Harry E. Wise, 85, of Dillwyn, departed this life on Friday, July 4, 2014 in Centra Southside Hospital in Farmville. Born at the family farm on August 11, 1928, he was the son of the late Charles Richard Wise Jr. and Corbin Miller Steger Wise. He was a 1946 graduate of Buckingham County Central High School and was a lifelong member and trustee of Smyrna United Methodist Church. Tuesday, July 8, 2014
RICHMOND, July 8 — Ovid Alton Raikes, 87, of Richmond, was born in a log cabin on March 28, 1927 in Nuckols, located in Buckingham County.
He was a retired professional engineer with the State of Virginia. He was a member of May Memorial Baptist Church, Powhatan and a former member of Falling Creek Baptist Church. A special thanks to his friends and the staff of Ginter Hall South for their loving and compassionate care. Tuesday, July 8, 2014
DILLWYN, July 3 — Florence Sloan Ragland, 89, of Dillwyn died Saturday, June 28, 2014. She was born June 24, 1925 in Cumberland, the daughter of the late James E. and Virginia Jamerson Sloan. She was the widow of George Washington Ragland. Thursday, July 3, 2014
RICE, July 3 — John Lee Murray, 84, of Rice, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was born on November 5, 1929 to the late Samuel T. and Fannie Deaton Murray. He served his country in the US Air Force and came home to be a farmer. He was married to the late Della B. Murray. Thursday, July 3, 2014
JULY 3 — Priscilla Ann Watson departed this earthly life on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Farmville at Centra Southside Hospital. She was born on December 3, 1989 to Belinda A. Davis and James E. Davis Jr. Thursday, July 3, 2014
CUMBERLAND, July 3 — Walter “Bailey” Trimmer Blackwell, of Cumberland, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014. He was born on November 16, 1931 in Sunny Side where he lived all his life. He was the son of the late Eddie and Kathryn Trimmer Blackwell. Thursday, July 3, 2014
BOOKER, Ruth L., of Pamplin, died June 26, 2014. A funeral service was held July 3 at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church, Pamplin, with interment in the church cemetery. Oliver & Eggleston Funeral Establishment, Farmville Thursday, July 3, 2014
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GODLEY, Juanita, 85
GODLEY, Juanita, 85, of Farmville, died June 26, 2014. A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 1 at the Minor B Eggleston Chapel with interment in Midway Baptist Church Cemetery. Oliver & Eggleston Funeral Establishment, Farmville. Thursday, July 3, 2014