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Mary Lloyd

Dec 10, 1927 - Dec 06, 2023

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Richmond, VA

Mary Wyatt Lloyd, 96, passed away on December 6, 2023. Daughter of the late Rosser Samuel Wyatt and Annie Laurie Kandle Wyatt, she was born "down the country" in Middlesex County, Virginia, in 1927, graduating from Saluda High School in 1946. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, John Carter Lloyd; her daughter, Rebecca Wyatt Lloyd; her beloved brothers and sisters, Clifton Wyatt, Gladys Wyatt LeCompte, Addie Wyatt Simmons, Theadis Wyatt Tinsley, Margarette Wyatt Howe...Read More

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Frances Lewis Allen Schools

Nov 16, 1929 - Mar 02, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Frances Lewis Allen Schools, dance critic for the Richmond Newspaper for more than 30 years, died March 2, 2024 at the age of 94. She was retired from Reynolds Metals Company.Born in Richmond, Ms. Schools was reared in Colonial Heights, the daughter of the late Edward Carroll and Edythe Baker Allen, returning to Richmond in 1952. She was a graduate of Westhampton College of the University of Richmond where she was honored with a Distinguished Alumnae Award. She also attended the University of Richmond Graduate School.Prior to joining Reynolds in 1979, she had been a director of information in various state agencies including the Office of the Governor’s Cabinet. She was employed as a reporter for The Richmond News Leader for more than a decade and wrote a sports column on boating, a weekly club news column, and was editor of the Young Virginians Section. She had received many awards for writing and editing.She taught school for many years before entering the public relations field, working for the National Tobacco Festival and Monsanto Company as well as having her own consulting firm. She also hosted “The Fran Schools Show” on local television.In the 1950s and 60s, Ms. Schools was active in the Virginia Federation of Women’s Clubs, serving as Lee District Junior Director, editor of The Virginia Clubwoman, president of the Monacan Junior Woman’s Club as well as numerous state and district chairmanships.She was preceded in death by her brother, Edward Carroll Allen, Jr., (Ruth) of Colonial Heights.Ms. Schools is survived by her son, David Allen Schools and daughter-in-law, Andrea of Sebastopol, CA; a nephew, Edward Carroll Allen, III and wife Cathy of Denham Springs, LA; a niece, Diane Carol Allen of Baton Rouge, LA; a great-niece, Carolyn Edythe Allen Ray and her husband, Dewayne of Denham Springs, LA; and two great, great nephews, Austin and Logan, of Denham Springs, LA.Ms. Schools was a member of The Woman’s Club, The Tuckahoe Woman’s Club, The Council of The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (former board member). She was also a member of Pi Delta Epsilon honorary journalism fraternity and First Presbyterian Church.Remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Matt

Jun 02, 1956 - Mar 02, 2024

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null, VA

After many months of declining health, Matt passed away March 2, 2024, with his wife Kim and sister, Bev at his side.Born June 2, 1956 and raised in Chesterfield County, VA, Matt was a loyal member of the 1974 class of Meadowbrook High School. A 1979 graduate of his beloved Virginia Tech with his degree in Civil Engineering, Matt was recognized by many for his license plate “48 Zip”. He was most proud and honored to have earned the title Professional Engineer.Matt is survived by his wife, Kimberly, her children, Jeremy and Jennifer, and by his sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Robert Almond. He is also survived by nieces Shawn, Wendy, and Katie, and nephews, Kent (Stephanie), and Ward (Paula). Matt also leaves many great- nieces and great-nephews, Faris and Conner cousins and life-long friends and colleagues.His passion for travel, ignited by his father, began with tent camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains or the sandy beaches along the Atlantic, skiing, and fishing the creeks and river around Grey’s Point, bear hunting in Canada or spur of the moment family trips to Florida in winter. He loved to tell you about celebrating Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany or being in Central Park for Simon and Garfunkel’s famous concert. His colorful stories of New Orleans, Key West, and the Kentucky Derby inspired others to get out there and experience the world. From his mother he inherited respect for proper grammar and impatience with misspelling, especially on local TV stations.Matt enjoyed a good cigar, hated the smell of coffee, was happiest in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, He appreciated conversations with young and old, talking sports, watching talented musicians and performers, and sharing a good laugh with his friends. Matt loved people. And people loved Matt.You are invited to visit and share stories with Matt’s family and friends Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 4 pm to 6 pm at Bliley’s – Chippenham, 6900 Hull Street Road.

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Johnny E. Johnson

Mar 20, 1956 - Mar 02, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Johnny E. Johnson, age 67, of Richmond, VA departed this life on March 2, 2024. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2024 at Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Rd., Richmond, VA, with a viewing held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The Johnson family is receiving services of comfort from Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Rd., Richmond, VA.

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Nettie Claud Spencer

Oct 26, 1930 - Mar 01, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Ms. Nettie Claud Spencer was born October 26, 1930 in Southampton County, Virginia to the late Maynard Rogers and the late Burnie Turner Rogers. She attended school in Southampton County and confessed Christ at an early age. She is preceded in death by her husbands Admiral Durman Claud and Calvin Nathaniel Spencer; two children, Tyrone Claud and Beverly Richerson; three brothers Booker T. Rogers, Maynard B. Rogers and Thomas J. Rogers; four sisters Hattie R. Adkins, Marie R. Grantley, Victoria R. Gray, and Burnie R. Mason; and one granddaughter Regina Claud. She married the late Admiral D. Claud in 1950 and from this union there were blessed with four children. She was a dedicated wife, mother and faithful member of her church. She received certification as a nurse and worked several years at the Richmond Veterans Administration Medical Center where she retired from to care for her grandchildren. She was a dedicated worker who took pride in comforting her patients. She was the President of the Usher Board at Ebenezer Church of Our Lord for many, many years and everyone looked forward to her chartered bus trips with the James River Bus Company. She enjoyed playing the piano for the Senior Choir, writing poetry, and was a playwright as well. She enjoyed making home cooked meals for her family and singing songs while playing on her piano. Nettie went home to be with her Lord and savior on March 1, 2024, she leaves to cherish her memory her two sons Herbert Claud (Gloria) of Richmond, Virginia, and Milton Claud of Richmond, Virginia; two granddaughters, Danielle Long of Richmond, Virginia and Kesha C. Silver (Kenneth) of Virginia Beach, Virginia; three grandsons Herbert Claud Jr. of Richmond, Virginia, Mandell Claud of Richmond, Virginia, and Milton Claud, Jr. of Newport News, Virginia; sixteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild Kairo Long; one sister Irene R. Jackson of Hampton, Virginia, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. We will continue to praise and thank God for a phenomenal woman who lived an exemplary life. A viewing will be held from 10 am - 7 pm March 8, 2024 at Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA. A funeral service will be held 12 Noon March 9, 2024 at Ebenezer Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 901 N. 32nd Street, Richmond, VA. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

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James J. Scott

Aug 16, 1961 - Feb 29, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Mr. James J. Scott, age 62 of Richmond, VA entered eternal rest on Thursday, February 29, 2024. To to the family or in memory of James J. Scott, please

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Wardell Myrick

Feb 28, 1934 - Feb 29, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Wardell Myrick was born on February 28, 1934, to Isralee and Solomon Myrick in Columbus, OH. On February 29, 2024, 90 years and 1 day later, Wardell became absent from his earthly body to be present with the Lord and reunite with the Love of his Life, Eartha Mae Myrick, who gained her Heavenly Wings just a short time ago in 2022.Wardell was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating from East High School, he enlisted in the US Army and served proudly for several years. Upon returning home from active duty, he worked in the service industry and was a faithful employee at White Westinghouse, Ohio Department of Education, and finally retiring from The Batelle Research Institute.Wardell was a lifelong resident of Columbus Ohio until he and Eartha relocated to Richmond, Virginia to reside and be cared for by their daughter, Shari Hicks and her husband, Roger.After the passing of his dear wife Eartha, Wardell spent the majority of his days with his son-in-law, Roger, who was also his full-time caregiver, Best Friend and most assuredly his “HYPE-MAN”. He and Roger were always up to something and that kept a smile on Wardell’s face.Throughout his life, he was an avid sports addict. He loved anything with a ball, football, basketball, and baseball. But he made it clear that his devotion to the Ohio State University Buckeyes was unwavering. He was the Buckeyes #1 Fan and will be watching them from Heaven and cheering them on. He also enjoyed his horse races; he could educate you regarding the best horse or jokey you should decide on, wink, wink!Wardell is preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Eartha Mae Myrick; his mother, Isralee, and stepfather, James Turner; father, Solomon Myrick; two siblings, Don Ballour and Anna Turner; and one grandson, Anthony Eddins.He leaves to cherish his memories six children, Rodney Myrick (Belinda), Kelly Vonhoupe, Lisa Myrick, Tanya Chandler, JC Brown Jr. (Marilen) and Shari Hicks (Roger);18 grandchildren to include one devoted grandson, Ryan Hicks; 19 great-grandchildren to include one devoted great-grandson, Matias Richardson; one affectionate nephew, Carlton Williamson; four enduring sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and family members.The family will receive friends 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 7, 2024, at Bliley's-Chippenham, 6900 Hull Street Rd., where a funeral ceremony will follow at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Washington Memorial Park, 6217 Memorial Drive, Sandston. 

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Matthew Quinton Woo

Oct 31, 1990 - Mar 02, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Matthew Quinton Woo, 33, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024. He was born on October 31, 1990, to Leslie Gordon and the late Pete Woo. Matthew left behind countless family and friends that will miss him dearly. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and was never happier than when he was with his friends or on his motorcycle. With his cynical humor in mind, he'd be mad if you were crying while reading this. Please smile through the tears while thinking of the memories you made with him. His family invites you to share those tears and memories as they celebrate him from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at Bliley's- Central, 3801 Augusta Ave., Richmond, VA 23230. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, consider memorial contributions to Wounded Warrior Project or to a charity close to your heart.  

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Angela Marie Law “Malika” Thompson

Apr 14, 1979 - Mar 01, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Angela Marie Law “Malika” Thompson, 44, of Richmond, passed away March 1, 2024. She was preceded in death by “Papa” Edward Massey, “Nanny” Mary Jane Massey and cousin, Stevie Law. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lee Thompson and her partner, Christopher Grant Wallace; grandson, best friend and Cheetos buddy, Christopher Grant Wallace Jr.; mother, Peggy Massey Law; two sisters, Peggy Jo “PJ” Law and Crystal Law; father, Joseph P. Law Jr.; aunt and uncle, Jean and Jerry Redford; uncle, Robert E. Law; two cousins, Kelley and David Redford; niece, Ashely Lynn Campbell; nephew, Isaiah Joseph Jones; her fur baby, Otis; and many other loving family and friends. She was a hairstylist in the Richmond area for many years. Her funeral services will be private. She was a very caring person whose last caring act was being an organ donor. She will be missed by all who knew her.

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Dorothy Elizabeth Manuel

Died : Feb 22, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Dorothy Elizabeth Manuel, departed this life on February 22, 2024. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mearal Alexander Manuel. She is survived by three children, Marilyn Charleston, Wilma Manuel, and Mearal Manuel Jr. (Yvonne); and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral services will be held at Fourth Baptist Church, 2800 P St., on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 11 a.m. Entombment Washington Memorial Park. Dorothy E. Manuel

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Richard Milton Owen, Sr.

Jan 11, 1937 - Mar 01, 2024

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Richmond, VA

Richard Milton Owen,Sr., 87, of Richmond, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 1, 2024. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gwendolyn Rivers Mizell Collawn Owen; father, Clarence Omar Owen; son, Richard Milton Owen, Jr.; siblings, Clarence Ellwood Owen (Pearl), Helen Luckett and James Collawn (Margaret). He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Darhanian Owen; daughter, Deborah D. Owen Cook (Gary); grandsons, Richard F. Owen of Chesterfield and Robert T. Owen (Shelly) of Florida; nephews, David Soudjian (Stacey) and James F. Collawn (Sherry); and great-niece, Dorian E. Soudjian. Milton was a Reynolds Metals retiree, with 31 years of service. He was a member of Thomas Jefferson High School Cadet Corps Alumni Band, a member and past president of the Navy League of Richmond, member and past president of Reynolds Metals/Alcoa Retirees Association He was the “Best” Husband, Daddy, Grandpa and Uncle, anyone could have. He was a wealth of information and full of facts.The family will receive friends 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, March 4, at Bliley’s-Central, 3801 Augusta Avenue, where a funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Interment to follow in Hollywood Cemetery. Please join us virtually at www.blileys.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org, VCU Massey Cancer Center, www.masseycancercenter.org and/or Navy League Richmond Council, www.navyleague-richmond.com.

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