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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 23, 2017

Obituaries

Jeremiah Park Harris

By Community Member | April 11, 2017 10:25 pm

Jeremiah Park “Bull Frog” Harris, 40, of Charles City, VA, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Jeremiah’s childhood home was in Rockwood, TN. He lived abroad in Germany and Italy and graduated high school at Aviano Air Force Base, Italy. He was a member of the “Booze Fighters” National Motorcycle Club. Jeremiah was a family man and a loving husband and father. He was preceded in death by his father, Randall Harris; paternal grandparents, Barbara and John Harris; and maternal grandfather, William Hunt. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Emmy Harris, who he had been together…
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Richard Allen Davis

By Community Member | March 27, 2017 9:38 pm
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Richard Allen Davis, 71, of Quinton, Virginia, passed away on Mar. 23, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Elizabeth L. Toler; beloved daughter, Hannah M. Davis; brother and sister-in-law, Jeffrey F. and Donna Davis, of Peoria, Arizona; aunt, Iris A. Timmerman and her daughter, Luika Timmerman, of Walnut Creek, California. He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Allen Trudel; and father, Alton K. Davis. Rick was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved with his family to Richmond. He attended Henrico County schools and graduated from Douglas Freeman High School. He earned a Bachelor…
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James “Marcus” Lambert

By Community Member | March 19, 2017 1:19 pm
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James “Marcus” Lambert of Providence Forge, VA, beloved husband, father, and friend to all, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 11, 2017 after a short illness. He was born on Jan. 13, 1950 in Bastrop, Louisiana and also resided in the cities of Shreveport and New Orleans in that state. He later moved to Richmond, VA before relocating and retiring in Providence Forge, VA. He retired in 2012 as an automobile finance director with the Page Auto Group after being in finance for over 37 years, winning awards too numerous to mention. Marcus has always been an avid sports enthusiast…
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Sara Elizabeth Toy Zeman

By Community Member | March 5, 2017 6:23 pm
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Sara Elizabeth Toy Zeman passed away suddenly on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Kind and free spirited, Sara brightened up everyone’s life that she touched. She was born on Mar. 17, 1994 in Clarion, Pennsylvania to Barbara Duckett of Virginia and Richard Toy of Pennsylvania. Sara moved to New Kent at the age of two and attended New Kent schools from kindergarten to graduation. While attending, she participated in New Kent Middle School’s Beta Club and Band, New Kent High School’s Choir, and lettered in track. She graduated from New Kent High School in 2012. Sara enlisted in the United States…
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Shirley Harrison Carter Sr.

By Community Member | February 20, 2017 1:26 pm
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Shirley Harrison Carter, Sr., 87, of Charles City, VA, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Shirley earned a Master’s Degree at Virginia Tech in 1953 and served in the U.S. Air Force and Civil Service for more than 40 years. He was stationed in North and South Carolina, Alabama, Iceland, and Virginia, retiring with a rank of Captain. He developed an interest in computer technology while in college, and worked with pioneering computer languages and training during his Civil Service career at Fort Lee. As a young man during WWII, he worked with the Virginia Protective Force. Later volunteer…
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Tammy Fowlkes

By Community Member | January 30, 2017 3:26 pm

Tammy Fowlkes, 50, of Providence Forge, passed away unexpectedly Friday January 20, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Nathan Byington and Sharon Buck. Tammy had a big heart which showed in her love for her family and friends. She also held a special place in her heart for her church family at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Tammy was married to Irvine Fowlkes for fifteen years. They were the proud parents of Ms. Olivia Fowlkes. Tammy is survived by her husband, Irvine Fowlkes; her loving daughter, Olivia Fowlkes; one sister, Wendy Cotrell (David); two brothers, Kevin Byington and Ben…
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Lorraine Mary Oakleaf

By Community Member | January 23, 2017 4:36 pm

Lorraine Mary (Rankert) Oakleaf, 93, of Williamsburg, VA originally from Lyons, New York, passed away January 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Duane Oakleaf. Lorraine is survived by her daughters, Linda Assessor (Jerry), Kathryn Oakleaf; a son, James Oakleaf (Lucy); three grandsons and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue, PO Box 181, Providence Forge, VA 23140. Tributes may be posted at www.vincentfh.com.

Roy E. Trent

By Community Member | January 13, 2017 4:07 pm
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Roy E. Trent, 79, of New Kent, VA, passed away January 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Marvin Lee Trent; a brother, Richard “Jack” Trent; and a sister, Nancy Trent Johnson. Roy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sarah Trent; two daughters, Vicki Trent Whitman (Ernest, Jr.) and Lori Trent Lewis (Herbert, Jr.); a brother, Edwin “Ray” Trent; four grandchildren, H. Bruce Heath, Jr., Trent Ryan Heath, Victoria “Tori” Whitman and Ernest “Trace” Whitman, III. A graveside service was held on Friday, Jan. 13, 12 p.m. at Pamunkey United Methodist Church Cemetery, 15700 Pamunkey…
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Patricia Fitzgerald Haislip

By Community Member | December 28, 2016 3:30 pm
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Patricia Fitzgerald “Mammal” Haislip, 72, of Quinton, passed away December 25, 2016 after a courageous fight against ovarian cancer. After many rounds of treatment, when the doctor said there was nothing more they could do for her, she refused to give up. Mammal found different doctors with different treatments. She never gave up hope, and she fought hard! Mammal was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Fitzgerald. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Larry Haislip; two daughters, Michelle Champion (Marty) and Stacy Neie (Steve); and her son, Steve Haislip (Debbie). She is also survived by…
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Robert Raymond Hart

By Community Member | December 23, 2016 9:26 pm
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Robert Raymond Hart was called home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Robert was born on April 12, 1928 in Endicott, New York and raised by his paternal grandparents, the late Raymond Edward and Ruth Moody Hart. His entire life was dedicated to family and service to his country. Through his service and fellow Navy shipmen, he met his lifelong love and constant companion, Barbara Ann Hess Hart, his wife of almost 62 years. After various stations, Robert and Barbara made Woodbridge, Virginia, their home for over 30 years. To be closer to their daughter, son-in-law,…
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