13 Dec

Tameka Shanta Jackson

20171213_122953Tameka Shanta Jackson, 38 of Ashland, Va, passed December 9, 2017. Service will be held Friday, December 15, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Browngrove Baptist Church. Interment, Georgetown Community Cemetery.

03 Dec

Edith P. Jackson

Program 11 picEdith P. Jackson, 80 of Glen Allen, went home to be with the Lord November 30, 2017. She was born September 29, 1937 to the late Robert Lee White Sr. and Etta Geneva White. She was preceded in death by her brother, Curtis Turner Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory 6 devoted children, Veronica Henderson, Vanessa Williams (Rex), Anthony Pollard (Sheretta), Gregory Pollard (Dorothy), Felecia Redd (Lloyd) and Antwan Jackson; three Brothers, Claude White Sr., Robert White Jr., and Tyrone Workmen; two sisters, Gloria Parker and Cynthia Rasheed; eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, and many special friends. Homegoing service will be held on Wednesday, December 6,2017, 12 Noon, at Abner Baptist Church, Glen Allen, Va. Reverend Jaimal Hayes, Officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

31 Oct

Chazaray Danilo Moseley “Slim”

SlimChazaray Danilo Moseley aka Slim, passed October 27, 2017. Viewing will be held at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St, Richmond, Va 23224, Friday, November 3, 2017, from 12 noon to 8pm. Homegoing service will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Fountain of Deliverance Church, 3800 Broad Rock Rd, Richmond, Va 23224, at 1:00 p.m.  Interment, Maury Cemetery.


25 Oct

Marjorie Victoria Johnson Jackson

PicsMarjorie Victoria Johnson Jackson was born September 20, 1935 in Washington D.C. She transitioned this life on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Marjorie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, sister-in-law, and friend. She was joined in matrimony to Walter Jackson for 51 years. She leaves behind two sons, Allen Johnson and Kevin Jackson. She cherished her granddaughter, Shani Moore.
Marjorie was a faithful member of Jericho Baptist Church in Ruther Glen, Virginia. She also found solace worshiping at Brown Grove Baptist Church in Ashland, Virginia, where she served as the treasurer of the Senior Citizen Ministry.

Marjorie graduated from Union High School in Caroline County, Virginia before moving to Washington, D.C. After marrying Walter, she relocated to Ashland, Virginia and retired from the former C&P Telephone Company in Richmond, Virginia.

Marjorie was known for her kind demeanor, sharing her love and generosity among all she met. She was a generous soul who would provide guidance and insight. And against the strongest desires of her immediate family, she continued to be a passionate fan of the Washington Redskins and Washington Nationals.

Homegoing service will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Jericho Baptist Church, at 11am. Interment, Roselawn Memory Gardens.

23 Oct

Henry “Sweetpea” Gray Toliver

1021171132bHenry ”Sweetpea” Gray Toliver departed this life peacefully on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at The Wayland House, in Mechanicsville, VA. He was born on December 24, 1934 in Hanover County, VA to the late, Mildred Ann Toliver.

Henry grew up in Hanover, VA and he attended Hanover County Public Schools. He accepted Christ at an early age. Henry was employed by Randolph Macon College as a grounds keeper. He enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged and later became employed by Haley Construction where he was employed for 30 years until he retired.

Henry was a man of little words but loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed riding his moped, reading the newspaper, working in the yard, and doing seek and find puzzles. He would go to McDonald’s every morning to meet and drink coffee with a group of retired buddies until his health began to fail. He enjoyed spending time with his grandson Jaylen who could always put a smile on his face even when he wasn’t feeling well.

Henry leaves to cherish his memory, a loving wife Jean, one daughter Latasha(George), one grandson Jaylen, two sisters, Linda Thompson Jordan and Barbara Ann Toliver of Richmond VA, two brothers, Ronnie Thompson and Roger Thompson(Tria) of Richmond VA, one devoted friend Matthew Folley; a host of nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Homegoing service will be held Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 12 Noon, at Shiloh Baptist Church,  106 S James St., Ashland, Va, 23005. Interment, Roselawn Memory Gardens. Rev. L. Randall Williams, Officiating.

19 Sep

David Fitzgerald Foster

image0000001David Fitzgerald Foster, a loving husband, father, son and friend slipped quietly into eternal rest on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Spotsylvania Medical Hospital.

He was born March 12, 1971 in Caroline County to the Late Earnest A. Foster and Christine Smith Foster. He was preceded in death by his brother Avrion Smith and Uncle Delwin Foster.

On March 27, 1995 he met the love of his Gladys P. Jackson. These two hearts were inseparable, so on June 24, 2006 they were joined in Holy Matrimony.

 David greatest joy in life was his family, friends, and seeing a smile on everyone’s face.  He loved cooking and taking care of his children. David was a quiet and peaceful man. Whenever you came into his presence you had a friend. He was short in statue but big at heart.. He will be greatly missed.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 11 years Gladys Foster, Four beautiful daughters, Da Creasha Foster, Brittany Brown, Tashada and Jakyia Foster, Two grandchildren, Tristan Robinson and Semajae Hewlett. Mother, Doris Thompson(David) two sisters Tonya Parker(Jerry) and Octavia Foster of Connecticut, six brothers Gregory Solmon, Dwayne Foster,(Tracy) Andre Harris, George Stevens, Michael Stevens, and Renese Smith all of Richmond, Virginia. Two Uncles, one devoted Alvin Bernard Foster and Jarrod Smith (Sabrina), Grandmother, Virginia Smith (Jeremiah) Father in law, Perry Jones (Margaret) Five Aunts, Brenda Darlene Hackett (Tyrone) Melinda Karen Patterson (Patrick) Barbara Dabney, Julia King and France Smith, Five Sister in Laws, Linda Fahey (John) Karen Rock (Joseph), Telka Smith, one devoted Darlene Jones, One devoted brother in law Steven Jones. Devoted friends Mark Nelson, Aleta Lewis, and Margaret Jones. Devoted cousins, Zynator Hearn (Shawn), Reshima Christian (Donny), Warren Foster, LeeAnte Foster and Lynette Bowman, and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends for an hour of reflection and praise, Friday, September 22, 2017, from 7p.m. to 8p.m., at the F. E. Dabney Funeral Home Chapel. Homegoing service will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 1:00p.m., at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 14476 Scotchtown Rd, Beaverdam, VA 23015. Interment Georgetown Cemetery. 

12 Sep

Horace Hampton Lewis Sr.

Image (11)On Saturday morning, September 9, 2017, God, called his humble servant, Horace Hampton Lewis Sr., to his eternal resting place.  He was born in, Caroline County, Virginia on, March 23, 1932, to the late Jessie, Sr. and Elizabeth Lewis.  God blessed them with three sons:  Jessie, Jr., Horace H. and Roy R.

Horace, accepted Christ at an early age at, Mount Tabor Church, in Caroline County, and later joined, Thirty First Street Baptist Church.  He was educated in the, Richmond Public School System, and graduated from, Armstrong High School in 1949.  While at Armstrong, he was in the Cadets, Cartoonist for Spirit, Artist of the 1949 Rabza Yearbook, Advertising Artist for the Senior Class Plays, and he also was among those who won Outstanding Achievements.  He worked for Friedman-Marks and later became an outstanding Brick Layer in which he loved and built his own home.   He became an entrepreneur and opened his own business which was, Springfield Construction with Bernard Lewis.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Son Horace H. Lewis, Jr., Wife Willieann DePriest Lewis and Brother Jesse.

He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 23 years, Blanche Henderson Lewis; two sons and one daughter,  Andre (Tyese) Boswell, Sheila Boswell Chawlk, Shawn Boswell; grandchildren, Iris and Breon Boswell, Shawneaquel (Delgado) Cherry, Aaron and Andrew Boswell and Dominique Chawlk, Christian and Breon Anderson; great-grandchildren, Summer Anderson, Qi’Mora Logan, Arreon , Ty,Quan, Daishanique, Keylen, Niyonna, and Delgado, Jr. Cherry; brother,  Dr. Roy (Linda) Lewis;  Sister-in-laws, Helena Lewis, Burnette Burgess, Arvilla (Dr. Fred) Jacks, Gloria Gresham, Florence Edgerton; brother-in-law, Tyrone Gresham; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Homegoing service will be held, Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Union Baptist Church, 310 N. Snead St., Ashland, VA 23005, at 1p.m.  Interment, Roselawn Memory Gardens, Glen Allen, Va.

12 Sep

Lavinia Novella Pollard

Image (4)Lavinia Robinson Pollard, departed this life on September 11, 2017, at Parham Rehabilitation Nursing Home.  She was born on October 14, 1927, in Hanover County Virginia, to the late, Linwood Newton Robinson and Florence Carter Robinson.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Joe Pollard; and brothers, Maurice, Linwood, and Franklin Robinson.  Lavinia was a domestic worker and   she attended Hanover County Training School.

She loved playing Bingo with her friends, eating good food, and she enjoyed fishing.  She was baptized at an early age later in life and redirected her life to become a Missionary for Christ.  Her favorite hymn was The Old Rugged Cross.  She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted brother, Charles R. Tyler; sister in laws, Francenia Tyler and Gesila Robinson; God daughters, Chris Anderson and Keisha Robinson (Randolph); devoted cousins, Elizabeth, Anthony, and Richard Robinson; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Homegoing service will be held Friday, September  15, 2017, at F.E. Dabney Funeral Home Chapel, at 12 Noon. Interment Rockford Cemetery.

29 Aug

Bertha Elona Thompson

Bertha E. Thompson, 80 of Ruther Glen, Virginia, gained her wings on, August 28, 2017. She was born on, July 11, 1937, to the late, Jordan Sr. and Julia Smith.  She is pre-deceased by her husband, James M. Thompson Sr., her daughter, Lolita Baker, her sister, Lula Shell, and her two brothers, John and Lewis Smith.

Bertha, joined the, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Chilesburg, Virginia, and served on the Hospitality Team, Secretary of Choir and Willing Workers, and President of the Pastor’s Aid. Bertha graduated from, Union High School, in Bowling Green, Virginia.  She was employed at, Caroline High School, for five years.                                                                               She enjoyed catering, making wedding cakes, and different desserts for family and friends.

She leaves to cherish her memory, eight children, Patricia Ferguson, Cheryl Lewis, Pennie Smith, Sheila Thompson, James Michael Thompson Jr., Robert Garner Jr. Gale Garner, and Corey Garner; four siblings, Jordan Smith Jr., Jeremiah Smith, Clarence Smith, and Nellie Harris; sixteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews;  other relatives, and many friends, three devoted Pearl and Rudolph Gray, and Francis Moore.

Homegoing Services will be held, Saturday, September 2, 2017, 12 Noon, the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 18562 Countyline Church Rd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Interment, Church Cemetery.

22 Aug

Linda Mae Flanagan

20170822_150826Linda Mae Flanagan, 59, was born on September 9, 1957 and raised in Caroline County, Virginia.  She journeyed into eternal life on August 19, 2017.  She was the daughter of the late Adell and Joseph Pleasant Sr.  Linda was educated in Caroline County Public Schools.  She graduated from Union High.  She gave her life to Christ at an early age and joined Second Mount Zion Baptist Church.

Linda M. Flanagan, is survived by her five children, Latoya Braxton, Lance Braxton, Joshua Braxton, Jessica Braxton, and Tonya Paige; one granddaughter, Keosha James; one grandson, Jahquis Williams; one sister, Evelyn Gregory; three brothers, Joseph Pleasants Jr. (Nancy), Robert Gregory (Gloria), and James Gregory; along with four nieces,  five nephews; two aunts, Mary J. Anderson, and Margaret Lewis; one uncle, Edmond Baylor, a host of other relatives and friends, eight devoted, Joyce Moss Rahman, Mildred Dyer, Deloris Stevens, Vernell Lewis, Adell Green, Kafi Akfi, Raymond Ford, and Horace Flanagan.

Linda was known for her gentle smile, especially her diva ways. Everyone knew she loved dressing up and looking her best.  Some of her favorite nicknames were “Doll Baby,” which was a childhood name and “Hollywood,” that was given by one of her close cousins, James Baylor (Gump).

Homegoing service will be held, Friday, August 25, 2017, at 2pm, at Second Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 31220 Old Dawn Rd, Hanover, VA 23069, Rev. Marvin Fields, Pastor, Officiant.