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By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 10 2020 08:08PM

Virginia Knight Morris, 89, of Stanardsville, Va., passed away peacefully in the arms of Jesus, surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 29, 1931 to the late Leonard Knight and Evaline Knight. She was preceded in death by her husband, Twyman Clee Morris; daughter, Jacqueline Heatwole; brothers, George Knight and Homer Knight; sisters, Lessie Knight, Lily Williams, Arlene Vurnakes; grandson, Bruce Morris, Jr.; and son-in-law, Ronnie Parrish.

Virginia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her favorite time was cooking for her family and friends and she was known for her Sunday dinners. She was a devoted Christian and treasured the friendships with her church family.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Parrish of Stanardsville and Karron Good and husband James of Madison; sons, Richard Morris and wife Barbara and Jeffrey Morris and wife Linda of Stanardsville; grandchildren, Stephen Morris and wife Roxanne, Anthony Heatwole and friend, Shirley, Mark Heatwole and wife Rachel, Candace Patterson and husband Mike, Cranston Parrish and wife Katie, Cynthia Dean and husband Stuart, Kevin Good and wife Sarah, Luke Morris, Emily Easton and husband Shane; 18 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Stanley Heatwole; and special caregiver, Doris Dye.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Preddy Funeral Home in Madison. Masks and social distancing required at the service. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 941 Glenwood Station Lane, Suite 303, Charlottesville, Va. 22901 or Greene County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 302 Stanardsville, Va. 22973.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 9 2020 01:12PM

Micheal Tyron Terrell Sr, 60, of Gordonsville, VA departed this life on July 6, 2020. Born to the late Alphonso E. and Mable Mills-Terrell Jr. He was born September 23, 1959, in Louisa, VA. He was predeceased in death by his grandparents; Alphonso E. and Annie Mary Terrell Sr. who raised him. Brothers; Ricky; George & Roger Terrell and his father-in-law; Deacon James Price.

He leaves to cherish; a devoted wife, Sandra Terrell of Gordonsville, VA. Son; Micheal Terrell Jr. (Joshua) of Culpeper, VA. Daughters; Tyshenia Terrell (Kevin), Ashley Quarles (Corey) all of Gordonsville, VA; Nashya Washington of Culpeper, VA. Grandchildren; Ajuan, Alaya, Amicah, Mikinnah, Caryn & Carmen. Great-Grandchild; Geneva. And a host of other relatives and friends.

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, funeral services are private. A public service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, family request donations be sent to Attn: Micheal Terrell Memorial, 2257 Walnut Branch Drive, Culpeper, VA 22701.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 9 2020 01:10PM

Curtis W. “Happy” Burruss, 76 of Louisa, died Tuesday July 7, 2020. He was born July 31, 1943 in Charlottesville. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Wood “Big Moma” Shifflett, a granddaughter, Danielle Elizabeth Reed and a number of brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol Elaine Burruss of Louisa, two daughters, Linda Ann Favorite and husband David of Barboursville, Tammy Burruss of Shelbyville, TN, two sons, Paul Edward Burruss and fiancé Tina Handshew-Mohle of Newville, PA, John Moore and wife Chris of Lovettsville, VA, seven grandchildren, Ashley Wall. Russel Favorite, Staci Favorite, Susan, Will and Jack Moore, Brandon Mohle, four great-grandchildren, Gunner Favorite, Miciaha and Malik Hunter, Landon Kulenguski and a host of other relatives and friends.

Curtis “Happy Jack” Burruss was one of a kind, he always did as he pleased and never hesitated to say what was on his mind. If he liked you, he liked you, if he didn’t, you sure knew it. Those lucky enough to know him will forever cherish his uniqueness.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday July 10, 2020 at Preddy Funeral Home in Gordonsville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 8 2020 05:35PM

Charles Edward Jenkins, 82, of Luray passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 in Charlottesville, Va. He was born on October 18, 1937 to the late George William Jenkins and Bessie Ellen Jenkins. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Fincham Jenkins, a brother, George R. Jenkins, sisters, Bessie E. Jenkins and Mary Wines; and a grandson, Joshua Ryan Jenkins.

He is survived by his daughters, Sheila A. Stanley and husband Alvin and Debbie Rider and husband Danny; sons, Charles E. Jenkins, Jr., and wife Dorothy, Michael D. Jenkins and wife Emily, Brandon M. Jenkins, Johnny Sisk (who was raised as a son); brothers, Clifton W. Jenkins and wife Dottie, James Jenkins and wife Maryanna ; special niece, Kim Clark; 12 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Etlan Cemetery. Brother Danny Rider and Pastor Danny Herring will officiate.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 8 2020 12:25PM

Patricia Doris Stockton, 80 of Orange, died Monday July 6, 2020 at Culpeper Hospital. Born April 20, 1940 in Pembroke, Bermuda, she was the daughter of the late Charles James Wollard, Jr. and Hilda Irene Bernard Wollard. She was the wife of the late Ronald Earl Stockton, a brother Charles Edward Woolard and her sister Judith Estep.

Mrs. Stockton is survived by a daughter, Heidi Stockton, three sons, Todd Stockton and wife Melissa, Bradley Stockton, Kevin Stockton and wife Sherry, two brothers, Arnold Wollard and wife Wendy, Wilbur Woollard and wife Selena, a sister, Carol Dunstan, grandchildren, James D. Couch (Genna), Gregory A. Couch (Ajda Zeybek), Kattie L. Stockton (Patrick Merritt), Rachel Nester (Drake), Brittney Gjorgjievski (Gorjan), Sierra Stockton (Andrew Starr),Shawn Stockton, Aaron Stockton, J.B. Lamb, Logan Stockton, Tyler Stockton, Lucas Stockton, Colin Stockton, great-grandchildren, Hayley Short, Barrett Couch, Grayson Couch, Oliver Nester, Wyatt Couch, Addison Couch, Jace Couch, Brayden Merritt and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 7 2020 05:53PM

Betty Jane Turley Godwin passed away on July 6, 2020 in Charlottesville, Va. She was born on December 26, 1935 to the late Warner Turley and Nellie Jenkins Turley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray S. Godwin, a son, Clarence Buddy Jenkins,a brother, Gerald Turley, and a grandson, Christopher Allen Guest.

She is survived by her daughter, Jean Sisk, sons, Ray Godwin, Gerald Godwin, Richard Godwin, Rex Godwin; brothers, Warren Turley, Sam Sisk, Bobby Turley, Donnie Wimer; sister, Sue Mauer and Patty Turley 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 10, 2020 at Preddy Funeral Home in Madison with Pastor Bill Dennis officiating. Interment will be in the Etlan Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the funeral home.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 7 2020 01:27PM

Linda Charlene Beasley, 71 of Barboursville died Friday July 3, 2020 in Albemarle County. Born July 28, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Charlie W. Baird and Margaret Ann Bowers Baird. Mrs. Beasley worked at GE Fanuc for 29 years and was a member of Open Bible Baptist Church in Ruckersville.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Edward Beasley of Barboursville, two sons, Douglas Michael Brown, Charlie Brown, two brothers, Charlie Buck Baird and wife Linda, James Lewis Baird and wife Sherry, two sisters, Mary Allen and husband Carl, Ann Maxie, three grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday July 10, 2020 at St. Andrew's Church Cemetery in Dillwyn.

Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 6 2020 05:13PM

Elwood Burton “Woody” Lester, 77, of Stanardsville, Va. passed away on Friday, July 03, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 20, 1942 to the late John Lewis Lester and Cloa Agnes Blankenship Lester. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Halsey Lester, Claude Lester, Paul Lester; and sister, Nellie Thomas.

Woody was owner/operator of several service stations located in the Northern Virginia area. He was a member of Virginia Gasoline Retailers Association, Prince William Softball Association, any sports where the grandchildren were playing volleyball, soccer, and softball. Woody was a lifetime Redskins fan.

He is survived by his wife, Deanna Mullins Lester; four daughters, Tresia Ferguson and husband Harold, Denise Monts and husband Sean, Jennifer Goins and husband Steve, and Paula Stafford and husband Jeffrey; brother, Gentry “Buddy” Lester; sister, Beulah “Beut” Yost; 15 grandchildren and their respective spouses, 23 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on July 18. 2020 at Stanardsville Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Wendall Lamb and Pastor Cary Lane.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Leukemia Society, Stanardsville Baptist Church, or Children’s Miracle Network.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 6 2020 04:54PM

Yvonne Sue Mesa, 57 of Gordonsville, formerly of Centerville, MD, died April 3, 2020 in Charlottesville, VA. She was born on July 23, 1962 in Washington, DC. She was the daughter of the late Anna Sue Holley and Bobby R. Warburton. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Scott A. Warburton and David L. Warburton. Yvonne worked in the cafeteria at Centreville Middle School in Maryland.

She is survived by her two sons, Joshua A. Mesa, Kyle M. Mesa and a host of other friends and relatives.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at Mechanicsville Baptist Church Cemetery, 10200, Louisa Road, Gordonsville, VA 22942.

By preddyfuner36002353, Jul 6 2020 04:51PM

Anna Sue Holley, 77 of Gordonsville died Saturday June 27, 2020 at the University of Virginia Hospital. Born March 9, 1943 in Bluefield West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. Shepherd and Eva Mae McGhee Shepherd. Sue was also preceded in death by her husband, James “Buddy” Holley, her children, Yvonne Sue Mesa, David Lee Warburton, Scott Allan Warburton and a number of brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Joshua Mesa, Kyle Mesa, Chasity Colts and host of other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at Mechanicsville Baptist Church Cemetery, 10200, Louisa Road, Gordonsville, VA 22942.

 

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