There were 13 Obituaries found
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Feb. 20, 2002
ALICE S. ESTES
Alice S. Estes of Wolftown died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, in Martha Jefferson Hospital. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, in Greene County, and was the daughter of the late Henry H. and Addie Geer Snow. She was preceded in death by a sister, Violet S. Douglas, and two brothers, James H. Snow and Frank Snow. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Earl W. Estes Jr.; a son, Earl W. Estes III of Oakton; a daughter, Barbara E. Zorn and her husband, William C. Zorn, of Earlysville; two granddaughters, Jennifer Zorn of Earlysville, and Patricia Zorn of Blacksburg; a sister, Dorothy Wampler of Port Republic; a sister-in-law, Mildred M. Snow of Stanardsville; and several nieces. Mrs. Estes was a homemaker and raised two children. The family moved to numerous locations in the country since her husband worked for the National Park Service. As hobbies, she loved to square dance, which she did in numerous locations throughout the country, and loved to grow roses and African violets. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Preddy Funeral Home on Rt. 230 in Madison County. Keith Wagnor will officiate and interment will follow in Rose Park Cemetery, Wolftown. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at Preddy's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Madison County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 868, Madison, Va. 22727, or Grace Episcopal Church, 97 Main St., Stanardsville, Va. 22973.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Mar. 14, 2005
BRENDA CRAWFORD ESTES
Brenda Crawford Lawson, 48, of Palmyra, died Friday, March 11, 2005, in a local hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1957, in Charlottesville. She was the daughter of Gail Shifflett of Charlottesville, and the late George Estes. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Smith. Brenda was a member of Living Stone Church and was formerly a weaver at Frank Ix and Sons for 20 years. She is survived by her husband, Lillard Smith Lawson Jr., of Palmyra; her daughter, April Dawn Tillman, and her significant other, David Conley, of Louisa County; her son, John Lewis Tillman, and his wife, Pamela, of Barboursville; her mother, Gail Shifflett of Charlottesville; a sister, Louise Belew, and her husband, Blaine, of Charlottesville; two brothers, George Estes and his wife, Gilda, of Louisa, and Glen Morris and his wife, Penny, of Fluvanna County; and three grandchildren, Justin Clayton Tillman, Brandon Lewis Tillman, and Matthew Conley. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Hill & Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronald Sipe officiating. Interment will follow at the Mitchell-Davis Family Cemetery in Greene County. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2005, at the Funeral Home.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Mar. 20, 2006
DEBORAH ANN ESTES
Deborah Ann Estes, 38, of Waynesboro, died Friday evening, Jan. 8, 1998, in Crozet at the home of her sister. She was born May 13, 1960, in Albemarle County, a daughter of the late James Henry Baber and Lucy Fisher Baber Branch, of Crozet. Surviving, in addition to her husband, Mike Estes of Waynesboro; two sons, Gary and Brian Estes, both of Waynesboro; three daughters, Ashley, Mandy and Heather Estes, all of Waynesboro; a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Buddy Miller, of Crozet; Jimmy and Teresa Baber and Bobby and Amy Baber, all of Crozet; and many more family and friends. A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at McDow Funeral home Chapel by the Rev. B.C. Akers. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Kenny Baber, Jimmy Baber, Jr., Buddy Miller J., Gabe Clements, Steve Fortney, Timmy Tate and Kenneth Kirtley. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McDow Funeral Home.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jun. 18, 2001
DOROTHY ESTES ROBERTS
Dorothy Estes Roberts, 93 of Charlottesville, died Saturday, June 16, 2001, in a local hospital. Born January 3, 1908, in Albemarle County, she was the daughter of the late Lively Yelvelton Estes and Margaret Lawson Estes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred E. Roberts Sr. of Charlottesville She was a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church and had retired from the University of Virginia Hospital in 1974 after 34 years of service. Mrs. Roberts is survived by two daughters, Rosa Roberts Thacker of Staunton and Dorothy Dudley and her husband, Alfred, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; two sons, Fred E. Roberts Jr. and his wife, Naomi, of Charlottesville and Calvin L. Roberts of Keswick and by 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2001, in the chapel of the Hill and Wood Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jan. 1, 2005
EARL WALLACE ESTES JR.
Earl W. Estes Jr., of Wolftown, Va., died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Jeannette, Pa., and was the son of the late Earl W. and Annie Belle "Polly" Estes. He is survived by his son, Earl W. Estes, III of Oakton, Va., his daughter, Barbara E. Zorn and her husband William C. Zorn of Earlys-ville, Va.; two granddaughters, Jennifer A. Zorn and Patricia A. Zorn; and a number of cousins. Mr. Estes was veteran of World War II. He served in Europe as a member of the US. Army, 86 Black-hawk Div., 341 Inf. Regiment, 3 Battalion, HQ. Co. Mr. Estes graduated from VPI in 1950, with a degree in Forestry and Wildlife conservation. He went on to have a career of 30 years in the National Park Service. He retired in 1980, as Chief of Operations at Assateague Island National Sea-shore. He lived in and visited many parks during his career but The Blue Ridge Parkway remained his favorite. Upon retirement, Mr. Estes returned to the family farm in Wolftown. As hobbies, he continued his square dancing and also developed a keen interest in genealogy. He will be remembered for the vast amount of time he spent documenting family graveyards in Greene Co. The graveyard research was his passion. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at Preddy Funeral Home on Rt. 230 in Madison County. Keith Wagner will officiate and interment will follow in Rose Park Cemetery, Wolftown. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Greene County Historical Society Museum, P.O. Box 185, Stanardsville, VA 22973, or to the Madison County Library. Preddy Funeral Home, Madison, is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Feb. 1, 2001
ELZIE BRUCE ESTES SR.
Elzie Bruce Estes Sr., 71, of Charlottesville, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Charlottesville, son of the late James Floyd and Vergie Pear Morris Estes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Sprouse and a brother, George Estes. He is survived by his wife, Etta Marie Estes; four daughters, Shelby Jean Cox of Lynchburg, Joyce Ann Hensley of Charlottesville, Mary Katherine Tina Dudley of Esmont, and Thelma Estes of Oregon; four sons, Richard Floyd Estes, Elzie Bruce Estes Jr., Kenneth William Estes and Jonathan Estes; one sister, Gracie Shifflett of Stanardsville; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and six nieces and two nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Teague Chapel, with the Rev. Frank Walton Sr. and the Rev. Delma Chandler officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the Teague Funeral Home.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Aug. 20, 1966
STANARDSVILLE - Floyd Estes, 65, a farmer of RFD 5, Charlottesville, died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Orby Shifflett of Stanardsville, where he had been living. He was born in Greene County Feb. 25, 1901. In addition to Mrs. Shifflett, he is survived by two sons, George Estes and Elizie Estes, both of Charlottesville; two other daughters, Mrs. Albert Wood of Earlysville and Mrs. Joe Roach of Barboursville; 19 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Nortonsville Pentecostal Church. Burial will be in Holly Memorial Gardens near Charlottesville. The Ryan Funeral Home of Stanardsville is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Jul. 22, 2008
MAMIE MORRIS ESTES
Mamie M. Estes, 71, of Stanardsville passed away July 20, 2008, at her home. She was born August 8, 1936, in Greene County. Mamie was the daughter of the late Marshall and Clemmie Morris. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald H. Estes. She is survived by four sons, Donald F. Estes and his wife, Sandy, Robert W. Estes and his wife, Lindi, Roger H. Estes, James E. Estes and his wife, Melissa; one daughter, Debbie F. Raines; 14 grandchildren, Tabitha Sturgill, Amy Estes, Clemmie Estes, Ronnie Conley Jr., Donald Estes Jr., Peggy Bickers, Shandi Johnson, Sherry Thacker, Donald L. Estes, Robert W. Estes, Bryson Estes, Jason Raines, Tammy Raines, Christy Raines; 15 great-grandchildren, Kaylee Tuncy, Justice Bickers, Serenity Bickers, Reece Bickers, Stephanie Johnson, Joey Johnson, Samantha Johnson, BreAnna Thacker, DaKota Thacker, ElizaBeth Thacker, Zachary Estes, Hunter Estes, Ronnie Conley III, Shane Sturgill, Annikka Shifflett; and many other family members and friends including special friends, Tammy Estes, Paul Morris, Lillian Barker, Edna Conley and Joyce Sims. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2008, at the Ryan Funeral Home with the Reverend Norma Dean officiating. Interment will follow at Temple Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at the Ryan Funeral Home. Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Feb. 20, 2008
RENA SULLIVAN ESTES
Rena Sullivan Estes, 86, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2008. A native of Augusta County, she had been a longtime Newport News resident and a member of West Hampton Baptist Church. Mrs. Estes and her late husband, Carl, known as the "Country Sunshine" performed at various nursing homes, convalescent centers and churches. Mrs. Estes was preceded in death by her husband, Carl D. Estes; her son, Carl D. Estes Jr.; granddaughter, Edith W. McGinnis; parents, James Ira Sullivan and Mattie Claytor Sullivan; six brothers, David Edward Sullivan, Luther Franklin Sullivan, James Arey Sullivan, Joseph Ira Sullivan, Clarence Arthur Sullivan and Charlie Harris Sullivan; and a sister, Pearl Sullivan Bruce. Survivors include two daughters, June W. Brown and Barbara B. Simmons, both of Newport News; three grandchildren, Elisabeth Barr of Williamsburg, James S. West of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Michelle E. West of North Platte, Nebraska; six great-grandchildren, Joshua W. Cross of Newport News, Ashleigh E. Bays of Williamsburg; and four great-grandchildren in Stillwater, Oklahoma; two sisters, Nina Sullivan Morris and Gladys Rose; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. Thursday, February 21, 2008, at the funeral home, officiated by Dr. Danny Owens. Burial will be conducted 3 p.m. Thursday at Augusta Memorial Park in Augusta County, Virginia. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jan. 1976
SALLIE MARION WOOD ESTES
Mrs. Sallie Marion Wood Estes, 91, of Charlottesville, died Jan. 2, 1976 in a Waynesboro Hospital. She was born in Greene County, daughter of the late Ely and Fannie Norris Wood. She was the widow of Andrew J. Estes. Mrs. Estes was a member of the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by one son, Broadus R. Estes of Charlottesville; three daughters, Mrs. Roy Via of Charlottesville, Mrs. Willie Lucich of Baltimore, Md. and Mrs. Roy Ulmer of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Sidney Wood of Stanardsville; 31 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hill and Irving Chapel with interment in Riverview Cemetery.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Nov. 8, 1990
SANDRA ELAINE ESTES
Sandra Elaine Estes, 18, of Free Union died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 1990, in Greene County. Born July 19, 1972, in Charlottesville, she was a daughter of Edward Lee and Bonita Sue McCauley. She was the wife of Jonathan Estes. In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by a sister, Melissa Ann McCauley of Charlottesville; paternal Grandmother Louise Irene McCauley of Free Union; maternal grandfather, Ashby Jack "Junior" Shifflett Jr. of Free Union; and a niece, Ashley Ann meadows. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Church of the Brethren cemetery in Dyke with the Rev. Ken P. Morton officiating. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Hill & Wood Funeral Home.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jun. 15, 2001
SUSAN BELL ESTES ROACH
Susan Bell Roach, 73, of Barboursville, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at her home. She was born April 15, 1927, a daughter of the late James Floyd and Virgie Pearl Morris Estes. Her husband was the late Joseph Roach. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Sprouse; a brother, George Estes; and a grandson, Kenneth Roach. She is survived by two sons, Joseph Roach Jr. and his wife, Peggy, of Barboursville, and Charles Roach and special friend, Patty Graham, of Gordonsville; a sister, Gracie Shifflett of Stanardsville; a brother, Elsie Estes of Charlottesville; three grandchildren, Sherry Roach of Gordonsville, and Frances and Wayne Roach of Stanardsville; three great-grandchildren; and a number of relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Middle River Pentecostal Church with Pastor Edwin "Buzzy" Deane officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at Ryan Funeral Home in Quinque.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Jan. 28, 2008
WILLIS GRAVES ESTES JR.
Willis Graves "Junior" Estes Jr., 95, of Edgefield Road, Gordonsville, Virginia, died Saturday, January 26, 2008, at his residence. Born June 23, 1912, at the same residence, he was the son of the late Willis G. Estes Sr. and Malvin Carpenter Estes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Grasty Estes. Mr. Estes was a member of the Gordonsville Methodist Church, a retired meat manager at the Safeway food store, a member of the Waddell Masonic Lodge, and a Army Veteran of World War II. Mr. Estes is survived by one daughter, Fran E. Spitzer and her husband, Grady, of Mechanicsville, Virginia; three sons, Bruce Estes and his wife, Diann, of Newport News, Virginia. Robert Estes of Gordonsville, Virginia and Don Estes and his wife, Joyce, of Gordonsville, Virginia; three grandchildren, Jennifer Beach and her husband, Steve, Kevin Estes and his wife, Erica, and Sebrina Ball and her husband, Tom; three great-grandchildren, Natlie Estes, Ashley Herring, and Jessica Tadlock and her husband, Mark; two great - great-grandchildren, Sidney Tadlock and Nathan Tadlock. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at the Gordonsville Methodist Church with the Reverend Jim Hassmer and the Reverend Marilyn Spencer officiating. Interment will follow at Graham Cemetery in Orange, Virginia. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Gordonsville Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the Preddy Funeral Home, 601 North Main St. Gordonsville, from 6 until 7 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2008.
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