Allen L. Ford III, 56, a lifelong resident of Richmond died suddenly Thursday, May 23, 2002. He is survived by his daughter, Krisy Frankel and her husband, Kyle of Chandler, Arizona; and four other children, Hunter, Paige, Tyler and Katie Ford; also by his mother, Frances M. Robertson and her husband, Mike; by his sister, Patricia Ferguson and her husband, Bill; by a niece, three nephews, and four great-nephews; by his stepmother, Lin Ford; and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Allen was preceded in death by his father, Allen L. Ford Jr. He was employed as a Family Service Director at Greenwood Memorial Gardens. In accordance with his wishes, Allen's remains were cremated and a memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Rd. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in remembrance of Allen.
Patrick Daniel Hill of Richmond departed this life Monday, May 27, 2002, at Retreat Hospital. Professional services provided by Crawley Funeral Home, 3810 Meadowbridge Rd. Funeral notice later.
Mrs. Dorothy V. Honse, 82, of Richmond, passed away on May 25, 2002. She was the widow of Jesse M. Honse and is survived by her son, Wayne B. Hufner and his wife, Carolyn; two granddaughters, Kelly Hufner and Lisa Hendrick and her husband, Chuck; her great-grandson, Jacob Hendrick; three sisters, Eleanor LaPlace, Annie Hobson and Elizabeth Peay; and her niece, Cindy LaPlace-Moss. Dorothy will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., where the family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, and where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment to follow in Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fairmount Memorial Baptist Church, 4205 Ravenswood Rd., Richmond Va. 23222. Online registry available at www.blileyfuneralhomes.com.
Thomas Atkins Hotchkiss, 88, of Richmond, died Monday, May 27, 2002. He was the widower of Virginia Betts Armistead Hotchkiss. He was born November 2, 1913 in Richmond, Va., the son of Henry S. Hotchkiss and Lilian A. Hotchkiss. He was predeceased by his sister, Alice Hotchkiss Leary on May 26, 2002. He is survived by two daughters, Terry Elizabeth Hotchkiss of Naples, Fla. and Patricia Hotchkiss Wingfield of Bald Head Island, N.C.; three stepdaughters, Joan Adrian, Ann Scott, and Betsy Lundeen; one granddaughter, Kellie Hotchkiss Beam; and two great-grandchildren, Clayton and Amanda Beam. Sincere appreciation to special caregiver, Virginia May. He was a 1937 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He served with the 88th Infantry Division in Italy in World War II, where he was badly wounded and received the Purple Heart. He later served with the 8th Army in Korea in 1952 and the MAAG in Vietnam in 1959 and 1960. Upon retirement from the army, he was Commander of Cadets and teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School, from 1965 to 1978. He was a member of the Country Club of Virginia, the Fifty-fivers Golf Association, and the Jiggers Golf Club. A graveside service will be held in Hollywood Cemetery on Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VMI Foundation, P.O. Box 932, Lexington, Va. 24450.
Almonia Jackson Jr. passed away May 27, 2002. Funeral notice to appear in Wednesday's edition of Richmond Times Dispatch.
Kenneth L. "Sam" Jones (1959 - 2002) departed this life on Tuesday, May 21. He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Jones Hubbard; and brother, James L. "Jimmy" Jones. He is survived by his sister, Alice T. "Rita" Jordan; and his brother, Timothy L. "Ace" Jones. A memorial service will be held at J. Leroy Charity Funeral Home, Charles City, on Wednesday, May 29, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Mary W. Judd, age 90, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Henrico County, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2002. She was the widow of Robert B. Judd. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lou Holland; one grandson, David E. Holland; three great-grandchildren, Matt, Mike and Kara, all of Mechanicsville; her sister, Lucille Cochran of Crewe, Va.; also, many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Judd was a member of Goochland Baptist Church for many years, and was a retired registered nurse. Remains rest Atlee Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, Rt. 301 and Shady Grove Rd., where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Goochland Baptist Church.
Catherine Zimmermann Kriete, 89, of Richmond, died Friday, May 24, 2002 in Charlottesville. She was born in Richmond to Henry Daniel and Daisy Garthright Zimmermann. She was a graduate of Collegiate School and Mary Baldwin College, and was a member of Crestwood Presbyterian Church and the Woman's Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Latimer Kriete Jr., her daughter, Catherine Garthright Kriete, and her nephew, William Kriete. She is survived by her son, Thomas L. Kriete III and his wife, Barbara D. MacCluer; her grandson, David Thomas Kriete, all of Charlottesville; six nieces, Jill Zimmermann of Virginia Beach, June Franklin of Vashon Island, Washington, Rena Knott of New Bern, N.C., Brooke Mullery of Mechanicsville, Margaret Quayle of Charlottesville, and Byrd Waring of Tappahannock; and sister-in-law, Margaret Kriete of Tappahannock. Remains rest at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., where the family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2002, in Hollywood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Crestwood Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 6627 Jahnke Rd., Richmond, Va. 23225.
Cathryn Gayle Lampkin was released from her earthly bond at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2002, when she went home to be with her heavenly father and those friends and family members who preceded her. Cathy leaves behind her devoted mother and father, Kathleen and Irvin Lampkin; a brother, Carl Lampkin; a sister, Ginger Lampkin Fuzy; brother-in-law, Edward Fuzy; nephew, Matthew Poole; niece, Micheal Fuzy; her grandmother, Mrs. Hazel Lampkin of Doylestown, Ohio; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and Sophie. Cathy was born November 4, 1961. She was an alumnus of Mary Baldwin College, worked with the Social Services Department of Chesterfield County, and most recently with Gateway Farms. Those who knew Cathy loved her. She was truly a beautiful person who loved life and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave. A celebration of Cathy's life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Interment church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Virginia Kidney Transplant Center, or the Lupus Foundation.
Alice Hotchkiss Leary, 90, of Richmond, died May 26, 2002. She was born in Richmond on December 20, 1911, the daughter of Henry and Lilian Hotchkiss, granddaughter of Elmore D. Hotchkiss. She was born in her grandfather's house at 7 East Franklin St. She attended St. Catherine's School in Richmond, and Stuart Hall. On December 9, 1937, she was married to Julius G. Day Jr., a lawyer from Hartford, Conn., and lived in West Hartford for the next 30 years, except for five years during World War II when she and her husband lived in Washington, D.C. Her second marriage was to John P. Leary of Lexington, Va. She and Mr. Leary resided in Richmond until his death. Her brother, Thomas Atkins Hotchkiss died on Monday, May 27, 2002. She is survived by her children, Cynthia Day Bepko of Clinton, N.Y., and John Gilbert Day of Easton, New Hampshire; her daughter-in-law, Judy Day; and son-in-law, Raymond Bepko; her stepchildren, Michael and Champe Leary; her granddaughter, Kathleen Mary Roberts of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Leah Kathleen VanMeter of Marblehead, Mass.; her sister-in-law, Margaret Hotchkiss; and her nephew, Stuart Hotchkiss; and nieces, Terry Hotchkiss and Patricia Hotchkiss Wingfield. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2002 in Hollywood Cemetery.
Bernice Tyree Lowe, age 96, of Richmond, died May 27, 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Lois Lowe Wolf. Mrs. Lowe was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints since 1957. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Road, where the family will receive friends Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., and where the funeral service will be held Wednesday, 11 a.m. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.
William Thomas Mann Jr., 82, died May 27, 2002 at Heritage Hall, Dillwyn. He was a retired C&O clerk. He is survived by a sister, Muriel Mills of Gloucester; a brother, Rev. John E. Mann Sr. of Arvonia; four nieces, three nephews, three great-nieces, and five great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Carl E. Mann. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Arvon Baptist Church Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Wayne Collis officiating. Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn is in charge of arrangements.
Irene Lewis McKinney, 93, of Richmond, died Saturday, May 25, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Aubrey McKinney; and her son, George J. McKinney. She is survived by her brother, Norwood Lewis; two grandchildren, George J. (Jeff) McKinney Jr. of Williamsburg and Marjorie C. (Kris) Vest of Colorado; and three great-grandchildren. Her remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Road, where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, and where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment Dale Memorial Park. Mrs. McKinney was a member of Jahnke Road Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc.
Shirley Augustus (SAM) Modisett, 82 years, of Richmond, died May 25, 2002. He was born August 30, 1919, in Luray, Virginia, the son of the late Augustus Martin Modisett and Eliza Shirley Modisett. He is survived by his wife of almost 59 years, Marine Aleshire Modisett; two daughters, Cynthia Milbergs and Shirley Hubard; a son, Jeffrey Modisett; six grandchildren, Stephanie Milbergs, Macon Hubard, Knox Hubard Jr. and Jeffrey, Alexandra and Burke Modisett; and a sister, Elizabeth Senseney of Charles Town, West Virginia; and a foster sister, Dorothy Lowe Campbell of Luray, Virginia. He was a retired U.S. Army Captain and World War II veteran, having served with the 16th Armored Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Division in North Africa and Italy, awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and EAME Theatre Ribbon with three Battle Stars, and wounded at Anzio, Italy, February 26, 1944. Upon recovery, he served as a mine warfare and demolition instructor at Fort Belvoir, U.S. Army Engineering School. At the end of World War II, he joined Conquest, Moncure & Dunn, Inc., general contractors, as an estimator. In 1976, he became co-owner and president of the firm and retired as chairman emeritus in 1994 after 49 years of service. Mr. Modisett, a 1941 civil engineering graduate of Virginia Military Institute, accepted a position as a junior engineer in the Construction Division, Engineering Dept. of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co., Wilmington, Delaware. He was a deacon and an elder in First Presbyterian Church of Richmond; past trustee Westminster Presbyterian Homes; president of Virginia Association of Contractors; president, Richmond Branch, Associated General Contractors; secretary and director, Associated General Contractors of Virginia; president, Senior Center of Richmond; president, Mooreland Farms Association; director, Engineer Club of Richmond and Kiwanis Club of Richmond; and chairman of Virginia Joint Cooperative Committee AIA, AGC, CEC, and VSPE. He was a member of the Country Club of Virginia and the Kiwanis Club of Richmond. He said his greatest reward was "The Funny Finger Award (portion of one finger missing) in grateful recognition of his war effort in raising three children and six grandchildren with humor, wisdom, and generosity", presented to him on his eightieth birthday by his children and grandchildren. Remains rest at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Rd., where the family will receive friends at 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28. Funeral services will be held May 29 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Va. Interment will be at Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Ave. and Gaskins Rd. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to VMI Foundation, P.O. Box 932, Lexington, Va. 24450; or First Presbyterian Church, 4602 Cary Street Rd., Richmond, Va. 23226.
Lucille Levy Moody of Montpelier, Va., widow of John Duke Moody, died May 26, 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Jane Duke Moody Galbraith; son-in-law, Dr. Wayne M. Galbraith; grandson, John M. Galbraith; sister, Jane Levy Malpass; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Rouzie's Chapel United Methodist Church, 21089 Green Bay Road, Beaverdam, Va., where the family will receive friends after 12 noon. Mrs. Moody was a former teacher, having taught several years in the Montpelier School. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to the aforenamed church, of which Mrs. Moody was a life member. Arrangements by the Bliley Funeral Homes, Central Chapel.
Washington Lee Otey, 74, of New Kent, died May 25, 2002. He is survived by three daughters, Elsie Snead, Phyllis Williams and Linda Smith; three sons, Carlton, Ralph and Norman Otey. Remains rest at J. Leroy Charity Funeral Home, Charles City. At noon Thursday, Mr. Otey will rest at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Providence Forge, where services will be held 2 p.m. Rev. Raymond Otey officiating. Interment church cemetery.
Claude Patierno Sr., 75, of Colonial Heights, died Sunday, May 25, 2002 at Westport Nursing Home in Richmond. He was the son of the late Daniel and Minerva Jacobs Patierno. Mr. Patierno served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a retired electrician for Firestone. He is survived by sons, Claude Patierno Jr. and his wife, Tere of Surry, David Patierno of Chesterfield; grandchildren, Tony Patierno, Tammy Copland; and great-grandchildren, Greg Patierno and Miranda Copland; a brother, Paul Patierno of Poquoson, Va.; and two sisters, Ora Green and Miranda Goebel of Michigan. A memorial service will be held on June 1, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the residence of Mr. Patierno's son, Claude Patierno Jr. For information you may call (804) 520-1056. Contributions may be made to the Bensley-Bermuda Rescue Squad, 2500 Rio Vista Rd., Chesterfield 23831. E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights, is handling the arrangements.