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


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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Norman D. Thomsen

By Community Member | September 15, 2018 1:23 pm

Norman D. Thomsen, 91, of Sun City, Arizona, died Aug. 16, 2018, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Norman was born Feb. 18, 1927, to Christian and Emma (Sorenson) Thomsen on his family’s farm in Brookings County, South Dakota. He attended a rural elementary school and completed high school in Brookings. He served in the U.S. Navy during World Ward II at the San Diego Naval Base in California, achieving the rank of Seaman Second Class. After his discharge in 1947, he earned a journalism degree from South Dakota State University. Norman married Patricia Westling of Centerville, South Dakota,…
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Frederick Griffith Bahr

By Community Member | September 15, 2018 1:21 pm

Frederick Griffith Bahr, a New Kent County Board of Supervisor member from 1996-2000, passed away peacefully at his home in Lanexa, VA, on Sept. 12, 2018 after a six-month battle with cancer. Frederick was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mary Fairfax Griffith of Warsaw, Virginia, and Frederick Charles Bahr, of New York City. The family moved to Detroit, Michigan, in 1933. Bahr attended Andover Prep School and received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University where he played football and boxed, earning the nickname “Fearless Fred.” Frederick married Robin Louise Renfrew of Birmingham, Michigan, in 1954 and had three children. After…
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Mary Elizabeth Dodson Baber

By Community Member | September 1, 2018 4:23 pm

Mary Elizabeth Dodson Baber, 92, of New Kent, was called to with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Mary was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and was always active in church wherever she lived. She truly loved being with and taking care of her family. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Baber Sr.; and her son, Carl Baber Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Esther Smith (Charles); daughter-in-law, Pat Barber; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A graveside funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 1, at Bethany Christian Church, 2402 Bethany Church Road,…
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