Iva Culley, 79, of Richmond, died February 2, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Catherine M. Culley; sister, Nancy Needham; stepson and his wife, George and Belinda Davis; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Culley retired from Pepsi-Cola Co. after 27 years of service. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and where a funeral service will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday. Interment Riverview Cemetery.
Departed this life February 2, 2001, Mrs. Doris C. Fleming of 4905 Goddin Court. Notice of funeral later. Arrangements by the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Avenue.
Virginia "Bow" Floyd, 79, of Chesterfield, passed away February 1, 2001. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Jo Cleaton and her husband, Jay; a brother, James C. Wrenn and his wife, Angielee; two sisters, Catherine W.
Jones and her husband, Levi and Odell Ferguson and her husband, Wade; two grandchildren, Sarah and John Cleaton; numerous nieces and nephews. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull St. Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, and where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday. A 2 p.m. graveside service will be held at Greensville Memorial Cemetery in Greensville County, Va.
Michael John Fudala, 76, of West Point, Va., died on Friday, February 2, 2001. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the past commander of VFW Post No. 8356. Mr. Fudala was a former member of Knights of Columbus and a volunteer for West Point Convalescent Center and Riverside Walter Reed Hospital for many years. He is survived by his wife, Diane H. Fudala; three daughters, Patti Bokach of Kansas City, Kansas, Geri Rothemich and Linda Garren both of Richmond, Va.; a son, Paul Fudala of New Kent; a sister, Theresa Liverman of Urbanna; two brothers, Stanley Fudala of Virginia Beach and George Fudala of West Point; seven grandchildren. The family will receive friends 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Point, Va., with a funeral Mass at 5:30 p.m. A fellowship meal will follow in the Van den Boogaard Center. A graveside service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Theresa Catholic Cemetery, West Point, Va. Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Virginia Inc., 5001 W. Broad Street, Suite #217, Richmond, Va. 23230 or to Muscular Dystrophy Association (ALS-Lou Gehrig's Disease), 3300 East Sunrise Drive, Tucson, Ariz. 85718. Vincent Funeral Home handling arrangements.
James McInnes Galloway Jr. (Jim), 59, of Vermont, formerly of Charles City and Richmond, died peacefully Wednesday, January 31, 2001. He is survived by his sister, Ann Galloway Tucker and her husband, Robert; a nephew, Stephen Kent Tucker; a niece, Stephanie Ann Tucker; and a great-nephew, Mason Bowman, all of Richmond; also an uncle, several cousins, and numerous devoted friends in New Kent, Charles City, Williamsburg, Newport News, Arlington, Salvo, N.C., and Vermont. The family will receive friends 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday with interment in Hollywood Cemetery.
Departed this life February 1, 2001, Joseph S. "Joe" James Sr. He is survived by his sons, Joseph James Jr. and Terrence James; two grandchildren, Joquela and Joseph James; loving mother, Bessie Jones; father, stepfather; devoted sister, Constance "Tutta" J. Ford; grandmother, Bessie Gray; two aunts, Ella Miles and Louise Randolph; uncle, Samuel "Sonny Boy" Gray; two devoted nieces, Rolanda and Rolonda Carter; two devoted nephews, Reginald "Boo Boo" and Julius "Stanka" Ford; a host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave., where funeral services will be held on Monday, 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Keith D. Manuel officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.
Ruth B. Kain, 89, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord, February 1, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Kain; and is survived by her brother, Clifford H. Bivins Sr. and sister-in-law, Lillian G. Bivins; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. Mrs. Kain retired from the Internal Revenue Service. She was kind, generous, and devoted to her nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Monday in Maury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the SPCA.
Edna Frank Lancaster went to be with the Lord on January 31, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Lancaster. She is survived by her daughter, Frances L. Corle and her husband, Graham; her son, W.S. Lancaster Jr. and his wife, Valai; and six grandchildren, William C., Robert D. and Angel Mourie, Heather, Stephanie and Micheal Lancaster; and several great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles D., Theodore and David Frank; two sisters, Frances Peace and Lillian Evelyn. Funeral services will be held at Second Branch Baptist Church in Chester, Va., on February 3 at 2 p.m.
Helen Gambrell McEwen, 88, of Ashland, died on Thursday, February 1, 2001. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Ashland. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Mrs. McEwen, a native of Abbeville, S.C., graduated from Winthrop College in 1933 and received a master's degree from the
Smith College School for Social Work in 1937. She was a social worker at the Family Service Agency in Philadelphia from 1937 to 1942, when she became the executive secretary of the Family and Child Service Agency in Winston-Salem, N.C., a post she held until 1946. She was the widow of Noble Ralph McEwen, who was a professor of psychology at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland from 1948 until his death in 1971. For 25 years, until 1981, Mrs. McEwen was the superintendent of children's ministries at Duncan Memorial Church. Beginning in 1973, she worked part time for Dr. J.B. Weems, the Ashland dentist, and after his death, for Dr. Gilda Ferguson. Mrs. McEwen was an avid gardener and bridge player. She is survived by her son, Charles of New York; her son and daughter-in-law, John and Jill of Lancaster, Pa.; and her grandchildren, Hannah and Daniel of Lancaster. Instead of flowers, donations may be made to the children's library at Duncan Memorial Church, P.O. Box 247, Ashland, Va. 23005, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Betty Jean Peroe, age 70, died Thursday, February 1, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Emmett "Dickie" Peroe Jr.; her daughter, Brenda J. Schwartz; a son, Richard Irvin Peroe; beloved granddaughter, Carol Marie Schwartz; sister, Shirley M. Barnett; and a brother, Clarence "Sonny" Melton; mother-in-law, Della F. Peroe; stepsister, M. Virginia Sheppard. Remains rest at the Laburnum Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and where services will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment Forest Lawn.
Memorial services for Mrs. Myrtha Watkins Reese, 91, of Lawrenceville, Va., who died January 31, 2001, will be held Saturday, February 10, 2001, at 2 p.m. at the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, Lawrenceville, Va. Mrs. Reese was a participant of the Commonwealth of Virginia Anatomical Program. She was born on November 19, 1909, in Brunswick County, a daughter of John William and Lucy Hawks Watkins. She had been a resident of Brunswick County almost her entire life. She was a graduate of Longwood College, with a degree in Elementary Education. Until her retirement in 1975, Mrs. Reese taught school in the public schools of her native county, with the exception of several years in other Virginia and Maryland public schools. She was a lifelong member of the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, and had served in various capacities in the Sunday school, youth programs, and Women of the Church. She was also an active volunteer in her church and community. In June of 1951, she married James Winston Reese Sr. of Lawrenceville, Va., who preceded her in death. Mrs. Reese is survived by her son, James Winston Reese Jr. and his wife, Jean Alston Reese; and James Winston Reese III, grandson; and Marie Watkins Reese, granddaughter, all of Newport, N.C.; and Mrs. Sarah Watkins Cooke, her sister of High Point, N.C. Her brother, John David Watkins of Lawrenceville, Va., preceded her in death. The family will receive friends at the church following the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the following: Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 866, Lawrenceville, Va. 23868; or Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Duke Memorial Center, Durham, N.C. 27705; or American Cancer Society, Carteret County Unit, P.O. Box 53, Morehead City, N.C. 28557; or charity of the donor's choice.
Etha Elliott Reynolds, 80, of Richmond, died February 2, 2001. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, H. Leonard Reynolds; daughter and son-in-law, Diane R. and David Conner; sister, Mary Pilage Reynolds; grandsons, Brad, Chad and Brandon Conner; nieces, Ellen Whitlock and Mollie Whitenack. Mrs. Reynolds was a member of OES Chapter 139 and Branch's Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10). Her funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Interment Dale Memorial Park.
Mark Anthony Setzer, 41, born and raised in Chesterfield, Va., died February 1, 2001. Survived by his daughter, Selena Setzer and family. Daddy, I love you and miss you.
On Thursday, February 1, 2001, retired Col. Joseph M. Stahling, a veteran of more than 30 years in the U.S. Army, died at his home in Appomattox. He is survived by his wife, of 51 years, Marian M. Stahling; two daughters, Susan S. Miller and husband, David, and Marylynn Stahling; three sons, William J. Sr. and wife, Aurora, Andrew T. Stahling Sr. and wife, Mona, James M. and wife, Evelyn; and grandchildren, Laura and Meredith Miller, Katharine Stahling, William and Marie Stahling, Andrew and Meghan Stahling, and Matthew and Eric Stahling. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery.
James (Lee) Strumb, 44, of Richmond, passed away January 31, 2001. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Michael Strumb. He is survived by two children, Joseph Lee Strumb and Misty Holmes; his mother, Barbara Ann Robertson Strumb; his father, James Thomas Strumb and stepmother, JoAnne M. Strumb; brother, Thomas Otho Strumb; and one sister, Leslie S. Richardson; and many nieces, nephews and devoted friends. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, and where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment private.
Stanley Francis Summers, 85, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Ruth N. Summers; one daughter, Jeanne Zirkel of Richmond; three grandchildren, Jenifer and her husband, Danny Higgins, Todd and Stephanie Zirkel; and sister-in-law, Jeanne Beecher of Richmond. Mr. Summers was a member of St. John's Masonic Lodge No. 36 AF&AM. His remains rest at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Saturday. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Miss Mary E. Sumner, retired Virginia Union University staff person, departed this life January 28, 2001. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Thelma Hobson of New York; cousins, other relatives and friends. Vesper services will be conducted at the W. S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home, 4 p.m. Sunday, February 4, 2001. Private interment in the Turner Garden Family Plot, Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.