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Joseph Edward Anstett, Jr., 76, of Ruther Glen, passed away on Nov. 19 after a short but bravely fought battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Edward Anstett, Sr. and Martha Durrett Anstett; his sisters, Emily Anstett and Alfreda Davis. He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Anne; three sons, Joey (Rhonda), Mike (Karen), and Stephen (Tammy); stepchildren, Eric, Patrick, and Erin Dreelin; and
James “Jimmy” Rogers Ayers passed away on Monday, Nov. 17, in Richmond. He was born on April 28, 1934, and raised in Caroline County. He was the son of Grace Garnett and Howard O’Neal Ayers. He worked as a press operator for the Caroline Progress before moving to Richmond and retiring from the Virginia State Transportation Print Shop. He loved family and friends and visited often before becoming unable. Jimmy
Paul A. Cox, 79, went to Jesus on Monday, Nov. 17. He was the son of William Moten and Virgie Reed Cox in Indian Valley, Virginia. He was preceded in death by a brother, Mickey Eugene Cox. He is survived by his lovely wife, Bernice; two children, Paul, Jr. and his wife, Debbie, and his daughter, Teresa Cox Stephenson, her husband, Brian; four grandchildren, Carl and Addison Cox and Kyle
Mildred K. Durrett, 93, of Ruther Glen passed away Nov. 17 surrounded by her family at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeter N. Durrett, Sr., her son, Jeter N. “Buster” Durrett, Jr.; five brothers and four sisters. She is survived by four daughters, Judith D. Richardson (Marvin), Barbara D. Bylilly, Ellen Thomas (Larry) E. P. “Polly” Durrett; one foster son, John W. Childress II, two
Alease “Hoppy” Nelson, 63, of Mechanicsville, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 14. She was a longtime resident of Caroline County and was preceded in death by her parents, Beulah and Arnell Nelson and her brother, Phillip Pitts. Survivors include her life partner, Bob Armbrust; siblings, James Pitts, Patsy Hakim, Edward A. Nelson, Robert W. Nelson, Overton “Oakie” Nelson, Margie Health and June Larson; numerous nieces and nephews and close friend
Aimee Whittaker Floyd died Nov. 6 at her home with her family by her side. Although Aimee’s short walk through life has been filled with many struggles she lived with an abundance of love and strength of spirit that touched everyone who knew her. She leaves to mourn her loss her devoted husband Chad Floyd, her beloved parents, Fred and Cookie Whittaker, uncles and aunts Kenny and Patsy Whittaker, Liz
Berniece Pollard Beazley, 87, of Alps in Caroline County, died Thursday, Nov. 6, at home. Born in Caroline, she was a longtime member of Salem Baptist Church in Sparta. Survivors include her husband, Gordon Beazley; her daughter, Bernice Rowe of Gloucester; her grandchildren, Mary Rowe and Henry C. Rowe, Jr. and her three great grandchildren, Sarah Rowe, Amelia Rowe-Bardeen, and Oliver Rowe-Bardeen. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m.