New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | March 20, 2023


Michael Edward Minter

By Community Member | March 11, 2023 2:55 pm

Michael Edward Minter, 75, of Quinton, Virginia, passed away on March 7, 2023. He was a proud Navy Veteran who served on the U.S.S. Tinosa (submarine service) during the Cold War. Michael graduated from the University of Richmond in 1970. He was a member of Providence Forge Presbyterian Church and a volunteer for the Providence Forge Rescue Squad for many years. Michael retired from faithful service in social work for the New Kent/Charles City area. He was an avid hunter, especially of turkey and dear. He was loved by all who knew him and never met a stranger. Michael is…
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Glennis Ann Wyatt

By Andre Jones | March 6, 2023 11:19 pm

Glennis Ann Wyatt departed this life suddenly on March 2, 2023. She leaves to cherish her memories her loving husband, James E. Wyatt Sr.; daughter, Shanita W. Brown; sons, William L. Wyatt and James E. Wyatt Jr.; ten grandchildren who loved their “GenGen” so much, Shontazia Brown, Shateka Brown, Khairi Wyatt, JaQuane Wyatt, Marvin Brown Jr., Shanijah Brown, Jaelah Wyatt, Kaleb Wyatt, Samone Wyatt, and Jaiden Wyatt; four great-grandchildren, NiAjah Jones, Iviona Cotman, Kingston Wyatt, and Imani Cotman; and a host of other dear relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 10, 1 p.m., at…
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Gordon Henry Harris

By Community Member | February 23, 2023 8:01 pm

Gordon Henry Harris entered eternal rest on Feb. 20, 2023, at his home in New Kent, Virginia. Gordon was born on July 30, 1938, in Farmville, Virginia. He was a steel fabricator and spent over 50 years in the trade. Gordon loved his work so much that he was still employed with his buddies at American Metal Fabrications in Richmond, Virginia, when he passed away. Gordon had a passion for listening to good ole Bluegrass music. He was very active at Emmaus Baptist Church in New Kent, Virginia, serving as a Sunday School teacher, singing in the choir, and on…
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Christina Ammons

By Community Member | January 4, 2023 9:48 am

Christina Ammons, 72, of Providence Forge, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Christina was a very vibrant and spunky lady. She enjoyed her retirement, loved gardening, bird watching, dancing, her family, and grandchildren. Christina was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rilda Newsome Sumpter. She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Steve Ammons; four children, Tony Stone, Cherry Stone (Craig), James Stone (Terri), and Chrisken Blaine (Scott Blaine); sisters, Geneva Wallen (Harry), Phyllis Conrad (Dave), Linda Lewis (Randy), and Diana Fannin (Paul); grandchildren, Zecherian, Amber, Brittany, and Uriah Stone,…
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Warren Lee Owens

By Community Member | January 3, 2023 9:37 pm

Warren Lee Owens, 79, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Warren was born in Mathews County, Virginia, and raised in Highland Springs, Virginia, where he met his love of 53 years, Sandy. Warren and Sandy moved to New Kent County in 1981, where they raised their two children. Warren worked as a painter for W.W. Nash for 13 years. He moved on to being a painter/wallpaper hanger for Colonial Williamsburg for 25 years, where he retired as a foreman and master wallpaper hanger in 2007. As a master wallpaper hanger, Warren was asked to hang various unique wallpapers. Among…
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Robyn Taylor Arrington

By Community Member | December 27, 2022 2:30 pm

Robyn Taylor Arrington, 70, of New Kent, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 24, 2022, surrounded by her family after a long battle with breast cancer. Robyn was born on Dec. 23, 1952 and grew up in Chesterfield County. She worked at Phillip Morris as an executive secretary, retiring after 34 years of service. Robyn enjoyed attending special teas with her family and friends. She also loved traveling, was an avid reader, and enjoyed watching old movies. Robyn had such a big heart for all living things, especially children and animals. What she loved most of all…
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Leon Bailey Bowery

By Community Member | December 18, 2022 8:38 pm

Leon Bailey Bowery, 89, of Providence Forge, Virginia, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. Leon loved buying and working on old cars. He was a lifelong member of Emmaus Baptist Church, and a member of the masonic lodge. Leon was preceded in death by his son, Mark Bowery; three brothers, Raymond, Charles “Buddy”, and Cecil Bowery; and one sister, Phyllis Butler. He is survived by his life of 67 years, Gerry Bowery; one son, Michael Bowery; two daughters, Joy Hamlin (Gary), and Tracy Meyer (Dale); four grandchildren, Jennelle, Jessica, and Taylor Bowery, and…
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Terry Hunkele Dillon

By Community Member | December 6, 2022 9:26 am

Terry Hunkele Dillon, 62, of Deltaville, Virgina, and formerly from Hideaway Marina, became an angel on Dec. 2, 2022. Terry was preceded in the angel corps by her parents, Tom and Helen Hunkele; grandparents, and godparents. She is survived by her husband, Michael Dillon; sons, Chase Leftwich (Ashley) and Hunter Leftwich; grandchildren, Avery, Peyton, and Cole; brothers, Tommy (Shelly), Timmy, and Teddy; nieces, nephews, cousins, as well as other members of her loving family, and her “spoiled” dog, Cora Kay. The family will make arrangements at a later date. In lieu of flowers, make a donation to a charity of…
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Lucille Paul Briere

By Community Member | December 5, 2022 10:35 pm

Lucille Paul Briere, 91, died on Nov. 18, 2022, in Richmond, Virginia, surrounded by the love of her family after having a long and abundant life. Lucille was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on Apr. 13, 1931, the only child of Claudio Joseph Paul and Irene McDonald Paul. Following the passing of her mother when she was quite young, Lucille traveled to the Convent of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin in Nicolet, Quebec, Canada. There, she was raised and schooled by Catholic nuns. Lucille graduated from St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1952 in Worcester, Massachusetts,…
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Mary E. Minor

By Community Member | November 29, 2022 1:14 pm

Mary E. Minor, of Quinton, Virginia, passed away on Oct. 27, 2022, after a short and unexpected hospital stay. Mary was born on Feb. 29, 1940, in Powhatan County, Virginia. She was married to the late Thomas R. Minor Sr. She was funny, loving, resourceful, and a crafty woman who was also a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Mary was an excellent singer, seamstress, gardener, and loved the color “red”. She also loved traveling with her late husband and friends. Whenever you saw her, you would first see her smiling face accompanied by her saying, “Hey…How are you…
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