On 29-November 2022, Dr. Thomas L. Neuman closed his textbook, erased the chalkboard, and turned off the lights … one last time. Tommy’s life was exemplified by service. Whether to Country, Family, or Fellow Man, Tommy lived to serve. For him, this was a wonderful life. Survived by his loving wife Anne (the smartest choice he ever made), two children, […]


Robert Eugene Pratt, 87, of Caret departed this life on November 24, 2022 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Pratt, two sons: Dr. Robert A. Pratt of Athens, GA and Terry Pratt of Caret and three sisters: Rosie Upshaw “Rene” of Port Royal and Myrtle Beale and Mable Wright both of Maryland. The funeral service will […]


Mr. Charles Harrison Douglas Sr. died Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Mr. Douglas was born November 22, 1950, the son of the late Charles Nevett Douglas and Elizabeth Sasser Douglas. During his working career, he was a cable locator for numerous utility companies. Charles was a lifetime member of the Essex/ Tappahannock Fire Department and a volunteer with Cople District Fire […]


Robert Wayne Moore, age 65 of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away on November 17, 2022 surrounded by his wife, Shirley, daughter, Jenny, son Chris, and step daughter Michelle. He was born to Charles and Pauline (Hayes) Moore on September 2, 1957 in Fredericksburg Virginia. He grew up in Champlain, Virginia and attended school in Tapahannock Virginia. He and his first […]


Martha L. Wyatt was born on May 24, 1947, in Sacramento, California. Martha passed away at VCU Medical Hospital in Richmond, Virginia of natural causes on November 20, 2022. Martha has been a resident of Essex County for 49 years and was employed by H Warshaw & Sons plant in Tappahannock for 30 years. Martha loved to spend time in […]


Harry Berkley Hundley was born April 8, 1933. He departed this life Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2022 at J.K. Redmond Funeral Home, 3632 Lewis B. Puller Memorial Highway, Shacklefords. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Union Shiloh Baptist Church, Laneview. […]



Benjamin Allen Tignor Jr., 77, of Tignor passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. He was born on the family farm in Tignor on July 11, 1945, to Grace and Benjamin A. Tignor Sr. He grew up learning the value of hard work and developed a deep love for the land. His father called his namesake […]


Annie Louise Shackelford Schools Pavey, 91, passed away November 10, 2022. She was born October 4, 1931 to John and Sally Shackelford in Richmond, VA. Annie is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband William Augusta “Gussie” Schools, her brothers Douglas and William Shackelford, and her granddaughter Robin Denise Bryant Styles. Annie is survived by her daughters Barbara […]

Anne Ritchie Waring

Anne Ritchie Ware Waring, 98, died peacefully at her Ware’s Wharf (Dunnsville) home on November 5, 2022. The widow of William Justin Waring, she was born in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1924, the only child of the Rev. Dr. Ritchie Ware and Cornelia Frost Ware. She is survived by her two daughters, Anne Frost Waring of Glen Allen, and Elizabeth Grey […]

Nadine Hawkins Katona

Nadine Hawkins Katona, born July 25, 1924, the oldest daughter of William and Ruth Hawkins, died November 11, 2022 at age 98. Nadine was born and raised in Solon, Ohio. She received her nursing degree from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Cleveland, Ohio, and thereafter worked as a Registered Nurse in the Cleveland area. Nadine married Alex Katona […]

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