Mark Allen Leatherwood

Mark Allen Leatherwood

Service Location: Claremont Cemetery
Service Date: October 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Mark Allen Leatherwood, age 63, passed away October 17, 2017. Born November 9, 1953 in Hopewell, VA, he was the son of Laura Miller Leatherwood and the late Robert Henry Leatherwood. Mark loved American History, fishing, gardening, being outdoors, especially planting and caring for trees. He spent his earlier years as a lumber grader for Seward Lumber Company and he also worked felling trees for Buchanan Logging. He loved his family very much and always took special time to pick out and order the perfect birthday and Christmas gifts. Mark was a member of Norfolk County Grays Camp No.

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Charlotte Yates Dashiell

Charlotte Yates Dashiell

Service Location: Cedar Hill Cemetery
Service Date: October 21, 2017, 1:00 pm

Charlotte Yates Dashiell, 101, passed away at Atlantic Shores Retirement Community at Virginia Beach, Virginia on September 4, 2017. She was born in Suffolk, VA on April 14, 1916, and was the daughter of the late Nettie B. Yates and R. Staley Yates.

She graduated from Suffolk High School and attended Sullins College in Bristol, VA. She met her husband, Capt. Edward L. Dashiell, while he was a midshipman at the Naval Academy. They spent thirty-five years enjoying the life of a naval aviator, living in numerous U.S. ports and London. They retired to Virginia Beach.

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Luther Elwood Jenkins

Luther Elwood Jenkins

Service Location: Spring Hill Congregational Christian Church
Service Date: October 19, 2017, 11:00 am

Luther Elwood Jenkins, 93, of Waverly passed away peacefully Sunday, October 15, 2017. He was a member of Elam Baptist Church. Luther loved his dogs, especially Collies. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Luther Jenkins and Ethel Cowling Jenkins and his sisters, Mildred J. Wheeler and Blanch Joyce Jenkins.

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Robert M. Seamans

Robert M. Seamans

Robert Mathews Seamans, 67, went to be with the Lord on October 19, 2017. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 19, 1950 to the late Janet Davis Knapp and Colonel Charles S. Seamans III.

He is survived by his wife Claudia L. Seamans; daughters Jessica Kelley and husband Ryan of Virginia Beach and Danielle Seamans of Tallahassee; three grandchildren Logan Kelley, Declan Kelley, Emma Roland; and brother William Davis Seamans of Richmond, IN.

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Donald "Donnie" Robert Bracey

Donald "Donnie" Robert Bracey

Service Location: Millfield Baptist Church
Service Date: October 17, 2017, 11:00 am

Donald Robert Bracey “Donnie”, 66, of Ivor passed away peacefully Saturday, October 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a longtime, faithful member of Millfield Baptist Church and a charter member of Bent Barrel Hunt Club. Donnie enjoyed spending time with his community, especially attending the local softball games. The time he cherished the most was the time he spent with his grandchildren. Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Vivian Joyner Bracey.

 

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Mildred Strawn Cofield

Mildred Strawn Cofield

Service Location: Woodland UMC
Service Date: October 13, 2017, 11:00 am

Mildred Strawn Cofield, 88, passed away October 9, 2017 in Consulate Nursing Center Windsor. Mildred was the daughter of the late Luther O. and Claudia Strawn Thomas. In addition to her parents, Mildred was predeceased by her husband Hudson P. Cofield, Jr.  and brother, Dave Glenn Strawn.

Cherishing her memory are two sons, H.P. “Trip” Cofield III (Melissa) and Garry S. Cofield (Rita); a brother, Jerry Strawn (Adlevia); and three grandchildren, Meredith C. Cheng (Charles), Joshua D. Cofield and Ryan M. Cofield.

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Marilyn E. Shumaker

Marilyn E. Shumaker

Marilyn E. Shumaker passed away on October 12, 2017. She was retired from Chesapeake Health Department and a native of Portsmouth, where she lived many years before moving to Lake Prince Woods in Suffolk. She is survived by her sister, Avis Shumaker. There will be no services or visitation. The family is being assisted by R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be offered below.

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William Travis Lineberry

William Travis Lineberry

Service Location: Wakefield Baptist Church
Service Date: October 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

William Travis Lineberry , 53, of Waverly passed away peacefully Sunday, October 1, 2017 at his home. Travis is preceded in death by his father, Andrew William Lineberry, Jr. and his brother, Glenn Tracy Lineberry.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Frances “Betty” Lineberry Cook and her husband, John, and his wife and caretaker, Helen Michelle Lineberry.

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James Littleton Sheffield, Sr.

James Littleton Sheffield, Sr.

Service Location: R.W. Baker & Co. funeral Home
Service Date: September 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

James Littleton Sheffield, Sr., 92, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Born June 21, 1925, he was the son of the late Otis and Gracie Harrup Sheffield. James was a lifetime member and deacon of Waverly Congregational Christian Church. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from Prince George Electric after 43 years of employment. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers George, Cleveland, and Richard Sheffield.

 

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Harold Walter Harris

Harold Walter Harris

Harold Walter Harris, 90, passed away peacefully Friday, September 29, 2017. Born May 1, 1927, he was the son of the late Harold and Mildred North Harris. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Gordon Harris.

Left to cherish his memory is his son, Harold James Harris; his daughter, Gail Harris Jones and her husband, Shelton Earl Jones; grandchildren, Shelton Dale Jones and Shelby Gail Warren and her husband, Bobby; great-grandchildren, D.J. and Crissy Francis and Brandon Warren; sister, Lynette McDaniel and nieces, Wanda and Hilda.

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Lynda Sue Norton

Lynda Sue Norton

Service Location: Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church
Service Date: September 27, 2017, 11:00 am

Lynda Sue Powell Norton, 73, passed away on September 21, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard L. Norton and sister, JoAnn Wenzke.                                                                                                                  

Lynda was a member of Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was a loving mother, and grandmother that loved the Lord. She had a way of making those she met feel very special from the pharmacy workers at Walmart, to the Veterinary office employees, to the lawn man.

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Shirley W. Jones

Shirley W. Jones

Shirley W. Jones, 80, went to be with Lord on September 24, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Rachel and James Albert Woodall. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Henry Jones after 49 years of marriage.

Shirley started her working career for B.D. Laderberg and Son and went on to work for A.P. Groceries, Gold Kist Peanuts before retiring from Century 21 Brent Realty as a Real Estate Agent. She loved to work in her garden and keeping her yard pretty. Shirley was a member of Lighthouse Ministries in Holland, VA.

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Claudia M. Howell

Claudia M. Howell

Service Location: Suffolk Christian Church
Service Date: September 23, 2017, 11:00 am

Claudia Moser Howell passed peacefully at home in Surry on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Claudia was preceded in death by her mother, Claudia Butler Moser, her father, Philip B. Moser, her brothers, George B. Moser and Philip B. Moser and husband of 74 years, Marvin Dewey Howell Jr.

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Charles Edward Bradshaw, Jr.

Charles Edward Bradshaw, Jr.

Charles Edward Bradshaw, Jr., 60, went to be with the Lord. He was predeceased by his mother Betty Joan Staylor Bradshaw. He was in the U.S. Navy and retired from the Virginia International Terminals as an electrician and a mechanic.

He is survived by his father Charles Edward Bradshaw Sr. and wife Betty; daughters Lauren Bradshaw, and Danielle Bradshaw; brother Barry Bradshaw and wife Christie; grandchildren Brandon Price and Briley Price; former wife and friend Gisele Bradshaw; and other extended family.

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Judith L. Holland

Judith L. Holland

Judith L. Holland, 81, passed away on September14, 2017 in Richmond, VA. She was predeceased by her parents James W. and Essie B. Holland, her sisters Ann Wood and Nancy Baines, and her brother James H. Holland.

She is survived by her sisters Barbara Nelms of Elizabethtown, PA, Charlotte Duke (Shirley) of Suffolk, VA, and Ellen Forrest of Burlington, NC. As well as many nieces, nephews, and her special friend Nancy Bain of Richmond, VA.

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