Richmond Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Nov 25 | via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space 

    Marion Barry and the missed opportunity for eradicat...

    While most of the articles on the death of Marion Barry have discussed his personal and professional failures, the articles also highlighted his early efforts to achieve Home Rule for the City of Washington, as well as successes from his first administration. Although the articles also attribute the success of U Street and H Street today to moving DC government agencies to those locations during his mayoralty, which is an assertion that I have disagreed with for a long time .

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  • Monday Nov 24 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Luetta I. Cawthern

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel E. and Pearl A. Wallace. She married David L. Cawthern on June 6, 1946, in Shamokin.

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  • Monday Nov 24 | via The Inter-Mountain 

    Donna Dorland Lee Russeau

    Donna Dorland Lee Russeau, 70, a resident of Elkins, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at her home following an extended illness.

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  • Monday Nov 24 | via WRIC-TV Richmond 

    Man Fatally Stabbed In Richmond's Southside Sunday

    Police say that just before 7:00 p.m., officers received a call for a stabbing. When officers arrived on the scene, located in the 4600 block of Southwood Parkway, they found an adult Hispanic male suffering from stab wounds.

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  • Friday Nov 21 | via Murfreesboro Post 

    Elaine Carol Swann

    Elaine Carol Swann, age 52 of Smyrna, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. A native of Richmond, VA and a long-time resident of Shepherdsville, KY she was born on May 3, 1962.

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  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via Fredericksburg.com 

    Judson L. Powers Jr.

    He was preceded in death by his wife of 27 years, Wynelle Wallace Powers. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Beverley Tyler Powers; two daughters, Linda Wonderley and Janice Diehr-Henderliter ; two stepchildren, Linda Saunders and Douglas Holmes ; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday Nov 18 | via Daily Journal 

    Ella Jane Pentecost, Greenwood

    Ella Jane Pentecost, 93, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at the University Heights Health & Living Community in Greenwood. She was a resident of Greenwood and a former resident of Richmond.

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  • Friday Nov 14 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Dorothy H. Blankenbuehler

    Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, and pre-school teacher. She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cabot, LWML, Pittsburgh Lutheran Chorus, Concordia Haven Choirs.

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  • Friday Nov 14 | via WRIC-TV Richmond 

    #MEGSMILES Runners Will Complete Marathon in Honor o...

    Competitors from all over the country all running the Anthem Richmond Marathon in memory of Hanover runner Meg Menzies. The mother of three was on a morning run back in January with her husband when she was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via WRVA-AM Richmond 

    Interstate Pedestrian Killed Identified

    HENRICO CO., Va. - The investigation continues into the death of a Richmond man Tuesday night on Interstate 95 in Henrico County.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via Fredericksburg.com 

    Frances W. Raines

    Mrs. Raines was a lifelong Spotsylvania resident. She was a longtime dedicated member of Massaponax Baptist Church and the last living child of the late Joseph and Eva Wingfield.

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  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via KFVS12 

    Light snow, sleet cause icy road conditions, deadly ...

    Three people who were in weather-related accidents died Thursday morning. Two people died after a head-on crash in Marshall Co., Miss.

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  • Friday Nov 7 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Estelle D. Price-Street, businesswoman

    Estelle D. Price-Street, a jazz promoter, dancer and funeral home owner, died in her sleep Oct. 28 at Stella Maris in Timonium. She was 83. The daughter of A.D. Price Jr., a funeral home owner, and Mary S. Price, a homemaker, Estelle D. Price was born and raised in Richmond, Va., where she graduated in 1947 from Armstrong High School.

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  • Friday Nov 7 | via Fredericksburg.com 

    Corbett 'Corky' Price

    He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Beatrice. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; beloved dog Buddy; son Corbett Jr. ; daughter Lina; stepson Sean ; stepdaughter Kristen ; sisters Trish, Kate and Sandy; 13 grandchildren; and many other family members.

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  • Thursday Nov 6 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Author Patricia Cornwell has been moving and shaking...

    Cornwell is the best-selling novelist who created Scarpetta, bringing her to life in 1990's “Postmortem.” Scarpetta had been chief medical examiner in Virginia, but when the author decided it was time for a change of scenery, uprooting herself to be with and then marry psychiatrist Staci Gruber, associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, it was time for Scarpetta to travel too. And land a new job: Massachusetts' Chief Medical Examiner.

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  • Tuesday Nov 4 | via WRVA-AM Richmond 

    Murder Victim Identified

    Richmond, VA _ The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in Sunday's homicide at a local hotel as Eboniece M. Escobar, 22, of New York, New York. Officers were called to the Clarion Hotel at 3207 N. Boulevard just before 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 for a report of a disturbance.

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  • Tuesday Nov 4 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Police identify woman killed in Richmond hotel room

    "The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in Sunday's homicide as Eboniece M. Escobar, 22, of New York, New York," a Richmond Police Department spokeswoman wrote in an email. "Officers were called to the Clarion Hotel at 3207 N. Boulevard just before 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 for a report of a disturbance.

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  • Tuesday Nov 4 | via WRIC-TV Richmond 

    Richmond Police Identify Victim in Clarion Hotel Murder

    Officers were called to the Clarion Hotel at 3207 N. Boulevard just before 10 p.m. on Sunday for a report of a disturbance. When they arrived they found the victim, Escobar, inside a hotel room suffering from a gunshot wound.

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  • Sunday Nov 2 | via Patch.com 

    Lula Mae Payne, 71

    Lula Mae Payne, age 71 of Manassas, VA died on Friday, October 31, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents Fannie Hicks and Ernest Andy McDavid, her later husband Elmer Thomas Payne and her siblings Buck, Sonny, Howard, Cora, Ester and Brenda.

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  • Sunday Nov 2 | via Patch.com 

    Lula Mae Payne, 71

    Lula Mae Payne, age 71 of Manassas, VA died on Friday, October 31, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents Fannie Hicks and Ernest Andy McDavid, her later husband Elmer Thomas Payne and her siblings Buck, Sonny, Howard, Cora, Ester and Brenda.

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