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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 25, 2019


John Mihalcoe Jr.

By Community Member | February 14, 2019 11:28 pm

John Mihalcoe Jr., 87, of Providence Forge, Virginia, passed away Feb. 12, 2019. John loved his family dearly. He thoroughly enjoyed “mole” hunting around the farm, frog gigging, and deer hunting with his friends and family. John was preceded in death by his son, David James Mihalcoe. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret Williams Mihalcoe; three daughters, Jackqulyn Violet (Kenny), Judith Dean (Gilly), and Cynthia Mihalcoe; a son, John Mihalcoe III (Jane); daughter-in-law, Sarah Mihalcoe; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held Saturday, Feb. 16, at Vincent Funeral Home, Providence Forge, and burial…
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Frances Payne Bouknight Tyler

By Community Member | February 12, 2019 1:25 pm
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Frances Payne Bouknight Tyler, 85, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Henrico, Virginia. She was born on Mar. 11, 1933 and is the daughter of William Miller and Frances Turner Bouknight. Frances was reared in Edgefield County, South Carolina at her family’s inherited plantation, Mulberry Hill. She was the wife of Harrison Ruffin Tyler, grandson of the tenth United States President, John Tyler. Mrs. Tyler attended Converse College, transferring after two years to the University of South Caroline where she graduated with a degree in Fine Arts. She then studied in New York and subsequently received another degree from the…
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Ann Catherine Jenson Lanzillotti Black

By Community Member | February 11, 2019 4:57 pm
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Ann Catherine Jenson Lanzillotti Black, 93, passed away peacefully February 10, 2019 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her children and loved ones. She was born in Redwing, Minnesota on September 18, 1925. She was the only child of the late Mr. and Mrs. Victor Eldred Jenson of Providence Forge, Virginia. She was a lover of music. A classically trained pianist, she obtained her music degree from Peabody Conservatory of Music/John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She taught public school music at Curtis and Butler Elementary schools in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, and obtained a Master’s Degree in Pastoral…
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Christopher Logan Browne

By Community Member | December 1, 2018 12:33 pm
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Christopher Logan Browne, 44, of Midlothian, VA, and formerly of Shelby County, KY, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Chris loved University of Kentucky basketball, classic country music, and spending time fishing and boating with his family and friends. He was a member of Pleasureville United Methodist Church and attended LifePoint Christian Church in Toano, VA. Chris was preceded in death by his brother, Dale Witt; paternal grandparents, Albert and Martha Brown; and maternal grandparents, Jay Applegate and Loraine Applegate Cates. He is survived by his daughter, Cheyenne Logan Browne; wife, Marielle Mattei; parents, Albert and Gayle Browne;…
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Dorothy Bailey Pomeroy

By Community Member | December 1, 2018 12:23 pm

Dorothy Bailey Pomeroy, 84, of New Kent, VA, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Dorothy loved spending time with her family watching Notre Dame, Navy, and Penn State playing college football. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, George Pomeroy; her infant son, Stephen Pomeroy; parents, John and Jennie Bailey; and nine siblings. She is survived by her daughter, Anne Phillips (Alan); and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Following cremation, a graveside service will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, 1 p.m. at Olivet Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 5700 Olivet Church Road, Providence Forge, VA. In…
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Susie G. Tazewell

By Community Member | November 27, 2018 1:10 pm

Evangelist Susie G. Tazewell, of Charles City, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 26, 2018. She was born on Sept. 17, 1932 to the late Andrew and Alberta Thompson. Susie was educated in the Charles City County school system. At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior and baptized. Susie was the founder of the Charles City Prayer Band, traveling across the country to open up for many great artists including The Clark Sisters and Maggie Ingram. Susie had a great love for wrestling, feeding the hungry, and when she talked about God,…
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Sandra Langdon Jakubcik

By Community Member | November 20, 2018 10:28 am
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Sandra Langdon Jakubcik, of New Kent, VA, passed away on Nov. 15, 2018. She attended Princess Ann High School in Virginia Beach and graduated from Leigh Memorial Hospital in Norfolk as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She lived in Reston, VA for many years as well as Stuart, FL, and Newport News, VA. She was certified as a Master Gardener by the VCE and was an active member of the New Kent Quilters and the Lions Club. Sandy was a colorful person and she showed that off in the gorgeous quilts that she made and the gardens she tended. She liked…
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Andrea Sue Kamits

By Community Member | October 19, 2018 10:10 am

Andrea Sue Kamits, 66, of Charles City, VA, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Andrea loved to fish, garden, and spend time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Doris Lockwood. Andrea is survived by her husband of 47 years, Mike Kamits; her son and his wife, Timothy Michael Kamits (Lyndsey). All services will be private. Memorial donations can be made to Charles City Animal Shelter, 12001 Munford Rd., Providence Forge, VA 23140. Tributes can be posted at Vincent Funeral Home, Providence Forge Chapel, is handling the arrangements.

Barbara Ann Barneycastle

By Community Member | October 16, 2018 4:45 pm

Barbara Ann Barneycastle, 80, of Providence Forge, VA, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018. She loved playing bingo, poker, and spending time with her family and friends. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Billy Gray Barneycastle. She is survived by her sons, Harold Gray Barneycastle (Catrinia) and Johnny Ray Barneycastle; two granddaughters, Rebecca Ann Hall and Amanda Renee Johnson; and the bright spot in her life, her great-grandson Zachary Gray Barneycastle; as well as a host of very dear and close friends. A funeral service was held on Friday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. at Vincent…
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Shirley D. St. Mary

By Community Member | October 3, 2018 9:03 am
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Shirley D. St. Mary, 81, of Quinton, VA, passed away on Sept. 28, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Danny J. St. Mary. Shirley is survived by a daughter, Tina Goodwin of Ashland; two sons, Steven St. Mary (Sharon) of Quinton, VA and Rick St. Mary (Melissa) of Providence Forge, VA; six grandchildren, Jason St. Mary (Angie), Jessica St. Mary, Joey St. Mary (Lacey), Tyler Goodwin, Davis Goodwin, and Ricky St. Mary; and five great-grandchildren, Jackson Robertson, Jayden St. Mary, Starlett St. Mary, Daniel Ownby, and Layla St. Mary. A celebration of life service…
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