Richmond Obituaries

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  • Thursday May 14 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Helen Stroud

    She was preceded in death by her husband; William E. Stroud, sister; Evelyn V. Hanley and brother; Walter J. Hanley.


  • Tuesday May 12 | via Southwest Times 

    Roberta Arlene Reed

    Born April 17, 1938, in Giles County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Ira H. Reed Sr. and Alsie Beatrice Meadows Reed. She is survived by her son, Robert Wayne Reed of Pulaski; step-grandchildren Cody and Dustin; sisters Romenta Burress of Dublin, Va., Geneva Reed of Richmond, Va., Barbara Bane of Radford, Va., Pamela Webb of Pulaski and Carolyn Sifford of Petersburg, Va.; and brothers Jackson Reed and Henry Reed, both of Pulaski.


  • Monday May 11 | via The Janesville Gazette 

    Joyce Virginia Hoge Marable, Janesville, WI

    Joyce Virginia Hoge Marable, 86, died at Cedar Crest May 11, 2015. She was born and raised in Richmond, VA, graduating from John Marshall High School in 1945.


  • Wednesday May 6 | via The Review 

    Matthew Thomas Steele, 34

    Matthew Thomas Steele, 34, of Grimms Bridge Road, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at 2:35 a.m. in Peru, Illinois, where he was working at the time. Born Aug. 31, 1980 at Pittsburgh, Pa., he was a son of Sondra Lee Steele of Daytona Beach, Fla.


  • Tuesday May 5 | via 

    Obituary: Ruth E. Murphy, 88, of Rockaway Borough

    Born and raised in Newark, she graduated from St. Vincent's Academy in Newark and moved to Rockaway Borough in 1954. Murphy was the assistant manager at Charter Federal Savings Bank in Rockaway for over 20 years before retiring in 1991.


  • Saturday May 2 | via Daily Mail 

    Photographs give rare glimpse into Elvis Presley's l...

    Woman accused of murdering her fiancA worked near the stretch of river where she claimed he died in kayaking accident - as police reveal they have still not found body In 1956, Elvis Presley released his first, self-titled album and made his film debut in the movie Love Me Tender. But early that year, with Presley's meteoric and ultimately tragic ride to fame and renown still to come, recording company RCA hired Alfred Wertheimer to photograph their 21-year-old star.


  • Thursday Apr 30 | via Southwest Times 

    LaShauna Shaniece Harper

    LaShauna Shaniece Harper , 25, was unexpectedly called home by our Heavenly Father on the morning of Wednesday, April 22, 2015. She was born Sept.


  • Monday Apr 27 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Richmonders react to violence in Baltimore

    As violence erupted on the streets of Baltimore Monday night, two churches in Richmond opened its doors to people concerned about what they see as rising tensions between law enforcement and the black community. New Deliverance Evangelistic Church in Chesterfield, and Chicago Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, both hosted forums with local chapters of the NAACP.


  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Virginia company has goals as it leaves vapor trail ...

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. The founders of Avail Vapor entered the electronic-cigarette business in 2013 with their eyes open to the opportunities and roadblocks of an industry operating in a Wild Wild West mode.


  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Dayton Daily News 

    FERGUSON, Frank A.

    News Death Notice FERGUSON, Frank A. Age 74, of Bowling Green, KY went home to the Lord on April 18, 2015. He was born in Richmond, Va., on May 21, 1940.


  • Apr 19, 2015 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    Police investigating body found in Ensley

    Birmingham police are investigating the death of a woman who was found this morning in a grassy lot in Ensley. Police were alerted by someone who saw the body under a large tree on 12th and Ave. 11 around 10 a.m. this morning.


  • Apr 18, 2015 | via Christian Science Monitor 

    One man's last wish, 'Don't vote for Hillary Clinton...

    Larry Darrell Upright died this week. But his obituary lives on as the lastest arrow in the anti-Hillary Rodham Clinton quiver - at a time when her popularity is falling.


  • Apr 18, 2015 | via Dayton Daily News 

    GEHM, O. Margaret

    News Death Notice GEHM , O. Margaret Age 99, homemaker, mother, teacher, seamstress, departed this life on April 8, 2015. She is survived by five children, daughter, Karen Balk and her husband, Richard, of Centerville, OH; daughter, Ellen Gehm, of Radcliff, KY; daughter, Susan Brown and her husband, Thomas, of Parrish, FL; daughter Linda Decker, of Richmond, VA; and son Stephen Gehm, of Chicago, IL; eleven grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren, and two great- great-grandchildren.


  • Apr 17, 2015 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Family: Robert Gentil 'will be held accountable' for...

    The family of the man charged with felony involuntary manslaughter earlier this week in the death of noted diplomat, historian and author Elizabeth Brown Pryor released a statement Friday afternoon. The tragic events that led to the death of Ms.


  • Apr 17, 2015 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Man involved in deadly Grove Avenue crash said he wa...

    Robert Stevens Gentil told police he wanted to fly as he sped down Grove Avenue Monday afternoon and crashed into a woman's car, according to people familiar with the case. Gentil's attorney Ted Bruns said his client had a history of manic episodes and his medical condition contributed to Monday's fatal crash.


  • Apr 17, 2015 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Service for historian Elizabeth Pryor scheduled at R...

    A funeral service for Elizabeth Brown Pryor is scheduled for Monday afternoon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on East Grace Street in Richmond. The service is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Pryor, 64, was a renowned Civil War historian and author known best for her work Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee through His Private Letters for which she was awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize, presented each year for the outstanding non-fiction work related to the Civil War.


  • Apr 15, 2015 | via The Winnipeg Free Press 

    Mourning Lincoln - 150 years later

    A bust of Abraham Lincoln statue looks out over visitors at Lincoln's tomb within Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. Few events in American history unleashed deeper and more profound mass mourning than the assassination of Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago, on April 15, 1865.