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Cynthia E. Hayes, 35, of Ruther Glen died Thursday, Oct. 9. Survivors include her husband, Jay Lipscomb, and five children, Pleasant, Jerry, Charlie, Ellie, and Thomas Lipscomb. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in Wrights Chapel United Methodist Church, Ladysmith. www.storkefuneralhome.com
It is with great sadness that the family of Joan Vanessa Cleary announces her passing after a long battle against cancer. Joan, 54, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Oct. 9. Joan was born in Richmond on Nov. 5, 1959, and is the daughter of the late John and Marjorie Cleary. She is survived by her sisters Jean Cleary Seymour, Lori Cleary Samuels, and Elise Cleary Layne
Margarette Sharone Chapman, adored mother, devoted grandmother, and loving sister, claimed her well-deserved place in God’s Kingdom Oct. 1. She is survived by three daughters, five siblings, and a host of family members and friends. Sharone was born in Caroline County Jan. 26, 1945, to the late Robert F. Chapman, Sr., and Sarah M. Chapman of Caroline County. She lived a life of love, sacrifice, and discipline. She grew up
Timothy Ashton Carter, 52, of Mechanicsville, died Sat. Sept. 27. Timothy had retired from Verizon, and he was a lifelong member of the Beaverdam Hunt Club and an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Lorrie Benton Carter; his parents, Jimmy and Linda Carter; four children, Candice, Samuel, James and Katherine Carter; a brother, Paul Carter, and three grandchildren, Brittany, Courtney, and Tommy. A funeral service will be held
Anna M. Thornton, 98, of Bowling Green, died Sept. 17 in Glen Allen. She is survived by her grandson, Michael Tarrer, Sr., and his wife Barbara and their three children, Michael, Marcus, and Morgan of Glen Allen, and her grandson, Thurston G. Thornton lll of Fredericksburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to First Mount Zion Baptist Church (Sparta), 17065 Seals Rd, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427.
Margaret Lillian Lenox Ward, 86, died peacefully on Sept. 18. Born Dec. 4, 1928, she was the daughter of Hellen Hoskins and Albert Lenox. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband George Vincent Ward and her son Jack Ward. She is survived by her son, Charles F. Ward; daughter, Patricia Doty; daughter, Alicia Marcinkowski; son, George Ward; daughter, Karen DeWitt; and her son, John Ward. She spent her
Abbie R. Howell, 93, of Bowling Green died Friday, Sept. 12. Born in Mississippi, he was the widow of Ruth E. Howell and had retired as a CWO4 in the United States Navy. During his almost 30-year Navy career, he served during both WWII and Korea and was assigned to several ships and the US Naval Academy. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Manns and her husband Mike of Bowling Green,