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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 19, 2019


Mary Ann L. Dick

By Community Member | May 17, 2019 3:45 pm

Mary Ann L. Dick, 84, of Lanexa, VA, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg after a battle with lung cancer. Mary Ann was a faithful, caring, and loving wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, and travelling during her retirement years. Most of all, she enjoyed meeting people and visiting with her family and friends. Her most memorable employment was a nursing unit secretary for nearly ten years at the SUNY Upstate Medical Center Emergency Room in Syracuse, NY. She greatly enjoyed working with hospital staff and interacting with patients and their loved…
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Emma Hall

By Community Member | May 17, 2019 3:38 pm

Emma Hall, of New Kent, VA, born on Aug. 26, 2004, passed away under the care of the compassionate team at VCU Medical Center with her family by her side on May 15, 2019. Through the difficult and the good, there is always a visionary- that person who will be brave, define creativity, and live and love in the most beautiful, honest way. This is Emma. She believed anything was possible and she made a choice to see the good in everything. Emma used her creative that was the way she came alive. And it showed up in everything. Colorful…
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Juaneta P. McLaughlin

By Community Member | April 30, 2019 10:37 am
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Juaneta P. McLaughlin, 83, of Quinton, VA, went to her eternal home on Apr. 26, 2019, surrounded by family members. Juaneta retired from Plastic Products of Virginia in Richmond after a long career as the Executive Secretary. She was a charter and life member of the Providence Forge Volunteer Fire Department Company #2 Ladies Auxiliary, and a long-time member of Providence United Methodist Church where she served as Board Secretary for decades. She also volunteered for years at the Memorial Regional Medical Center Outpatient Desk. Juaneta was preceded in death by her husband, John Joseph McLaughlin Sr.; her parents, Irving…
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Noelle Reinhard-Howard

By Community Member | April 20, 2019 7:18 am

Noelle Reinhard-Howard, 31, of New Kent, passed away on Apr. 15, 2019, left her earthly body after a long battle with cancer and exchanged it for a robe of pure heavenly life and is now with her Creator and Heavenly Father. Noelle was born on Nov. 12, 1987. She graduated from New Kent High School in 2006. She worked as an infant development specialist for the local community services board. Noelle leaves behind her husband of seven years and high school sweetheart Joe “JoJo” Howard; a four-year old son, Liam; and one-year old daughter, Stella J. A Celebration of Life…
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Wilbur Theadore Isgett Jr.

By Community Member | April 20, 2019 7:04 am
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Wilbur “Bud” Theadore Isgett Jr., 78, of Quinton, Virginia, passed away April 18, 2019. Bud was well known throughout the community for having owned and operated “Bud’s Grocery” for over 25 years, “The Old Home Place”, “Bud’s Other Place”, and finally working at Quinton Hardware for 15 years. He was a self-proclaimed “egg and chicken man” and would gladly give the shirt off his back to help a friend or stranger in need. Bud was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Isgett. He is survived by his two daughters, Sheila Isgett-Lewis and Teresa Popejoy (Terry); three brothers, Wimpy Isgett…
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Frances Perry-Smith

By Community Member | April 10, 2019 10:36 am

Frances Perry-Smith, formerly of the Blandford Community, quietly transitioned into her heavenly assignment on April 7, 2019. Frances served in the military from 1979 to 1995 and retired as a Captain. Frances served in the Petersburg Public School system for ten years and later taught in Charles City Public Schools where she retired in 2017. Frances leaves to cherish her memories two children; a daughter, Faith Smith (Sean Smith) of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and a son, Frank Smith, of Petersburg, Virginia. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019, 1 p.m. at Gilfield Baptist Church, 209 Perry St.,…
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Bobby Gene McCoy Jr.

By Community Member | March 10, 2019 10:00 am
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Bobby Gene McCoy Jr., 61, of Providence Forge, Virginia, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Mar. 8, 2019. Bobby was a true “gear head.” He loved hotrods and watching NASCAR with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bobby and Charmie McCoy; three sisters, Barbara McGinnis, Drema Schaffner, and Rebecca McCoy; and two brothers, Dallas and Danny McCoy. Bobby is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Sandra McCoy; two children, Alisha McCoy and Brandon McCoy; two brothers, Rufus and Lloyd McCoy; one sister, Sherry Vandall; three grandchildren, Arianna McCoy, Elijah McCoy, and Gabriel Greenwood;…
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David Thompson

By Community Member | March 8, 2019 1:00 pm
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David Thompson, 73, of Providence Forge, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019. David was an avid sportsman and loved being outdoors. He enjoyed deer hunting with the Shuttlewood Hunt Club. If there was something to be done outside, you could bet Dave was going to be caught in the middle. Dave was a friend to all. He was well known in the community and known to lend a helping hand. Telling stories and just shooting the breeze seemed to be one of David’s strong suits. He could talk for hours at a time if allowed. Out of all…
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Peter James Robinson

By Community Member | March 8, 2019 12:46 pm

Peter James Robinson, 77, of Providence Forge, Virginia, passed away on Monday, Mar. 4, 2019, at Retreat Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Virginia. After months of failing health due to complications of Parkinsonism, he left peacefully with his wife and family by his side. Pete was born in Yonkers, New York, in 1942. He was able to call many places home due his stint in the Air Force. He lived for extended periods in Washington D.C., Dallas, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, and Leesburg, Virginia, before retiring near family in New Kent County, Virginia. Known to most as Dad, Grandpa, Poppa, Coach, or Petey,…
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Jeffrey Dupree Cotman

By Community Member | February 27, 2019 7:40 am

Jeffrey Dupree Cotman transitioned from this earthly tabernacle to his heavenly home on Feb. 11, 2019. He was born on July 21, 1977. He was surrounded by his family and his two favorite dogs, Lady Chole and Teddy, at the time of his passing. Jeffrey loved to cook and he was lovingly called “Chef Jeff.” Jeffrey also had a passion for technology, loved to travel, root for his favorite NFL team the Washington Redksins, and play golf. He was a member of Little Elam Baptist Church where he was discipled. He believed deeply in Jesus’ saying, “You are my disciple…
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