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The News Advance, Lynchburg, Wednesday, September 19, 2001 OBITUARIES Falls, a brother, Maynard D. Carter of Arrington; three sisters, Martha Dolan of Goochland, Dorothy Adams of Lynchburg and Gladys Wood of Arrington; two grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Clifford A. and Charles I. Carter died before her.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. Private interment will take place in the Fern Hill Cemetery in Aberdeen.

Donations in her memory are suggested to the church, 100 E. Second Street, Aberdeen, Wash. 98520 or Washington Talking Books and Braille Attention: Linda, 2021 9th Seattle, Wash. 98121. Hannah Margaret Handy Hannah Margaret Handy died Monday, Sept.

17, 2001 at her residence. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Allen (Peggy) Musselwhite and her husband, John; a granddaughter, Mary Hannah; a sister, Jackallen Arthur; a niece, A.C. Whitehead and her husband, Jim and a great nephew, Allen Dukes and his wife, Andrea and a brother-in-law, Robert M. Redinger. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.

today at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Frank G. Dunn, the Rev. William Parrish and the RT.

Rev. Frank Vest officiating. The family will receive friends in the church Parrish Hall following the service. Please consider St. John's Episcopal Church for memorial gifts.

Beulah Ford Keyes Beulah Ford Keyes, 85, of Roanoke, passed to glory early on Monday, Sept. 17, 2001. A homemaker, she was born in Richmond, where she was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church and graduated from John Marshall High School in 1932. In Roanoke, she was a faithful member of Virginia Heights Baptist Church for over 50 years. Beulah was a volunteer in church and community activities, notably in working over ten thousand volunteer hours as a Pink Lady at Roanoke Memorial and Community Hospitals.

She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie E. Keyes her parents, Stanley R. and Beulah Flournoy Ford and her brothers, E. Maurice Ford and Charles Stanley Ford and son-in-law, R. Christopher Perry.

Survivors include her four children and their families, Leslie E. and Sandra Keyes of Madison Heights and their children, Amy, Leslie III, Joshua Keyes and Molly K. Marquis and great-grandchildren, Pete and Jamie Mosteller and Emily and Ryan Marquis, Laura Perry and her son, Malcolm Perry of Roanoke, Robert and Fran Keyes and sons, Brian, Austin and Colin of Reston and Marshall and Becki Keyes of Roanoke and daughters, Kristyne Rowe of Richmond and Cynthia Keyes of Roanoke. Survivors also include her twin sister, Bertha Virkler of Richmond and several dear nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be conducted at Oakey's on Church Avenue in Roanoke at 4.

p.m. today by the Rev. Nelson Harris. She will be buried at her husband's side in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond at 2 p.m. Thursday.

At Mrs. Keyes' request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Red Cross disaster relief, the church or missions organizations, the Alzheimers Association or a charity of one's choice are suggested. Addresses available from Oakey's. Mrs. Willie Elizabeth Pullen Otey Mrs.

Willie Elizabeth Pullen Otey, 86, of Lynchburg, departed this life Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001 in the Medical Care Center of Lynchburg. She was born April 25, 1915 in the Olive Branch Community, Moneta to the late Hubert and Lucy T. Pullen, the seventh of nine children, all of which preceded her in death. A life member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church, which she loved, worked and cherished until her health failed.

She served as Sunday School Teacher, Church Clerk, Treasurer and Secretary of Willing Workers Auxiliary. She also organized the Improvement Clubs, was a choir member and taught Vacation Bible School Classes and youth classes in Peaks of Otter Sunday School Convention. She was a retired school teacher and Librarian. She taught school in HOPEFULS Alice "Queenie" Abbitt Mrs. Alice "Queenie" Abbitt of 1301 10th Street, departed this life Tuesday, Sept.

18, 2001 in Lynchburg General Hospital. Funeral arrangements will appear later. Her remains rest at Community Funeral Home. Rickey Lee Andrews Rickey Lee Andrews, 44, of Evington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001.

Graveside 11 a.m., today, Thaxton Baptist Church Cemetery. Updike Funeral Home, Bedford. Otis Clyde Brown Otis Clyde Brown, 76, of Lynch Station, died Sept. 16, 2001 at his home. He was the husband of the late Evelyn Foxx Brown.

Born Jan. 6, 1925, he was a son of the late Zack and Queen Moon Brown. He was a faithful member of Bethany Ebenezer United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Army in 1944.

He is survived by three sons, Jerry and wife, Rosa Brown of Bedford, Otis W. Brown of Lynch Station, Robert and wife, Sonjia Brown of Lynch Station; one daughter, Shelia and husband, Stanley Haley of Danville; two brothers, Johnny Brown of Washington, D.C. and Hezekiah Brown of Leesville, eight sistersin-law, five brothers-in-law, 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

20, 2001 at Bethany Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Lynch Station by the Rev. Connie Lee. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Military honors by Post 4165 DAV Chapter 46. The family will assemble at the residence, 4147 Leesville Road, Lynch Station.

Cook Minnis Funeral Home of Altavista directing. Mary Robertson Calsetta Sept. 18, 2001. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home, Bedford. Mary Robertson Calsetta, 77, of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, Archer Dell Childress Archer Dell Childress, 98, of 5256 Sugar Hill Road, Brookneal, died Tuesday, Sept.

18, 2001 in Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Eulalua Clay Childress. Born Aug. 25, 1903 in Campbell County, he was a son of the late John O. Childress and Lillie Cyrus Childress.

He was a member of Edge Baptist Church and a farmer. He is survived by two sons, Jeff Childress of Lynchburg and John Childress of Gretna; seven daughters, Birdie Maddox of Lynchburg, Bessie Pollard of Brookneal, Katie Thomas of Evington, Jean Carr of Richmond, Sadie Jennings of Amherst, Judy Shaw of Madison Heights and Rita Clay of Gladys; one brother, Morgan Childress of Gladys, 12 grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001 in Edge Baptist Church by the Rev.

Andy Grose. Interment will follow in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Finch Finch Inc. Funeral and Cremation Service, Gladys and other times at the residence of a granddaughter, Angie Hedrick, 5124 Sugar Hill Road, Brookneal.

Mary E. Davies Fifty-five-year Aberdonian Mary Ella Davies died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001 in Grays Harbor Community Hospital at Aberdeen, Wash. She was 86. Mrs.

Davies was born Aug. 31, 1915 at Norwood, Va. to Charles Iverson and Norma May (Duncan) Carter. She lived in Norwood until 1945 and graduated from Lovingston High School near there in 1935. She had also lived in Richmond before moving to Aberdeen in 1945 to help care for her husband's father.

She thought she would be in Aberdeen for only six months. On Sept. 8, 1945, she married Glenn Willard Davies at Richmond. He died in 1987. In Richmond, Mrs.

Davies worked in a leather plant. She had also been a foster parent. She was a member of the Faith Fellowship at the First United Methodist Church in Aberdeen and the American Association of Retired Persons, also in Aberdeen. She had been active in her church in Va. when she lived there.

She enjoyed listening to "talking books" and growing house plants. She was especially fond of her African violets. Mrs. Davies is survived by two daughters, Mary L. Watters of Hoquiam and Norma C.

Muma of Aberdeen; a son, Jeff of Klamath Bedford County and Bridgeton, N.J. for many years. Those left to cherish her memories include one daughter, Rachel Shirley Otey Thomas; a son-in-law, Leroy S. Thomas; granddaughters, Renee' Denise Thomas and Atiya Kai Thomas all of Coram, Long Island, N.Y.; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Lena D.

Pullen and Mrs. Gaynelle Pullen both of Lynchburg; devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of very special friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2001 at Olive Branch Baptist Church, Moneta with the Rev.

Johnny Hunt officiating. Interment will be in the Pullen Memorial Gardens in Moneta. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service and other times at the residence, 901 Randolph Lane, Lynchburg. Community Funeral Home directing. Patricia (Pat) Murray Stevens Patricia (Pat) Murray Stevens, 53, died Sunday, Sept.

16, 2001 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Pat was born Jan. 16, 1948 in Lynchburg. She was the daughter of Dora Crews Eubank and her husband, Bernard K. Eubank.

She was the granddaughter of the late Marvin and Clarice Crews and the late Alice McDermott Fisher. Pat was a lifetime member of Memorial United Methodist Church, which later became Heritage United Methodist Church. At Memorial UMC, Pat was a member of the children's choirs, Methodist Youth Fellowship, Brownies and Girl Scouts. She had a great love for children and was known as "Miss Pat" to them. She was a devoted and loving church nursery attendant for more than 35 years.

She is survived by her devoted sister, Cynthia Stevens of Midlothian; her aunts and uncles, Zada Crews and the late Marvin Crews Jr. of Amherst, Selene Routon and the late Harry Routon Jr. of Forest, Jane Fuller and the late Les Fuller Jr. and John and Polly Shumate of Roanoke, William (Dick) and Mary Crews of Midlothian, Dayton (Butch) and Rosie Crews of Burke, Harold (Hal) Hubbard and the late Betty Hubbard of Hendersonville, Charlean Anderson and Nellie Mae Moore of Lynchburg. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m.

today at Heritage United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Hundley and the Rev. Dr. Ken Bryan officiating.

Interment will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Infant Nursery, Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, Va. 24502. Tharp Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family, 434-237-9424. To send condolences, please go to www.tharpfuneralhome.com Betty Boyd Terry Mrs.

Betty Boyd Terry, 70, of 2240 Boxwood Road, Volens, died Sunday at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Deacon Henry Terry Sr. of the home; two daughters, Carlean Terry of Volens and Mrs. Venus Henderson of Halifax; one son, Bruce Terry of Volens; six sisters, Mrs. Gracie Boyd, Mrs.

Mary Garner, Mrs. Lee Hill, Mrs. Jerlean Hubbard, Mrs. Mildred Hubbard and Mrs. Bessie Scott, three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001 at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Nathalie with interment in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home of Brookneal.

IN MEMORY IN LOVING MEMORY OF: ROSHA B. GALLIER God took her home, it was his will, But in our hearts, we love her still. Her memory is as dear today As in the hour she passed away. We often sit and think her When we are all alone, For memory is the only friend That grief can call its own. Sadly Misses By: Doris, Nell, Roy, Ruth, Jane In Loving Memory Of NELLIE CANDA 1924 2000 It's been a year ago today God came with His angels and took you away.

As you walked into His kingdom with a smile that let us know, dear children, there's no need to worry, for the crown that awaits as I cross through the gate into a land where we'll never grow old. Sadly Missed By, Jean, Haywood, Jerry and Otis Continued from Page C-1 Earley consultant Anne Kincaid acknowledged that the campaign a thin line to walk in trying to campaign sensitively. "It has been, obviously, uncharted waters," she said. "Primarily what this ad does, at a time when we are just in a complete unpredictable day-to-day in America and Virginia, this speaks such comfort of experienced leadership we know and trust. It highlights public safety and security.

It's a continuation of where we were before the horror of last week." Earley and Warner both pulled their ads a week ago after the attacks; although for several days last week TV networks weren't running advertising anyway. Before that, Earley was talking about experience and leadership and public safety and education, as Kincaid said, but he had also begun a strategy of criticizing Warner and his ticketmates as liberals who oppose the death penalty and support gay marriage. Political analysts have warned that partisan, negative campaigning even if it is meant to point out legitimate differences in candidates' records could seriously backfire in the wake of a national tragedy such as the terrorist attacks. Kincaid suggested that the Earley campaign will return to the themes Democrats earlier perceived as negative, although the message may be packaged differently. "What we're talking about is allowing the voters of Virginia to continue to have the freedom and understanding" to choose between Earley and Warner," Kincaid said.

"To have that then they've got to be informed about their choice, and in that information distinctions about the candidates need to be drawn." The "challenge," Kincaid added, CARE 4 Drimarily what this ad does, at a time when we are just in a complete unpredictable day in America and Virginia, this speaks such comfort of experienced leadership we know and Anne Kincaid Earley consultant is to do that "in a way people will respond to." Also on Tuesday, Earley aides said a software error led the campaign to overstate on campaign finance reports the total money raised to date. On financial reports for August, turned in to the state Board of Elections Monday, the Earley campaign claimed it had raised $6.2 million since the start of the campaign. However, aides said Tuesday the campaign was using software, provided by the state board, that contained an error. The actual total amount raised since January is $4.8 million, according to Earley aide Jay Smith. Including money raised by Earley's exploratory committee last year, the total figure is about $5,8 million, Smith said.

Smith said the state board sent out via email a new version of the software, Virginia Filing, but that the Earley campaign did not receive the email. He said the campaign will be filing an amended report Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning. Warner has reported total receipts of $10.3 million. According to his financial statements, he began 2001 with about $3 million in his campaign account, meaning that Warner has raised about $7 million this year. Continued from Page C-1 "I wanted something different," Hunter said.

"I wanted to stay with something that would let me deal with people, but I wanted to be out of retail." She heard the Elks National Home in Bedford needed nursing assistants. As a girl, she had volunteered in a hospital, and planned to be a nurse but married and started a family instead." Her first job was as an aide, working from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. "It was interesting, and it looked like it was going to be a challenge," she said. She trained as medication aide, and now she works 7 a.m.

to 3 p.m. "I have a lot more time to be at home with the kids," she said. "My children all play sports and my daughters cheerlead." Hunter works on the assisted living unit, and residents with Alzheimer's Disease are among her patients. They can't remember her kindness. "I treat them like I would like to be treated, or I want my parents to be treated," said Hunter.

"They may not remember me. But they have this thing about them they look for you." She says that working at the Elks Home is one of the reasons she likes her job and that she's likely to stay as she moves forward into Licensed Practical Nurse training. "The staff I work with is great," Hunter said. "There is always someone there to support you." If something goes awry, "there's always somebody FRAUD Continued from Page C-1 Kerr said. Hodges' attorney, Christopher Billias, asked Kerr if Hodges had offered to return the money.

"I wouldn't be here if he had," she replied. Vernon Reynolds of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation testified that he was very familiar with Hodges, having first encountered him two years ago. He said he met with Hodges about Kerr's case and Hodges promised to get the money to her in a couple of weeks. Reynolds said the supplies Hodges gave Kerr were worth about $35. Hodges took the stand in his own defense and said that the owner of Solid Rock Construction was supposed to do the job and that he was just the salesman.

Hodges said he gave Don Elliott $650 cash from Kerr's check. Elliott was subpoenaed by the commonwealth but did not show up in court. Hodges, who has been in jail since June 24, was picked up for STORE Continued from Page C-1 Tobacco, she said. In accordance with the plea agreement, Perrow sentenced Crawford to three years in prison, all suspended, on the condition that he make restitution to Kmart within his 18-month probationary period and that he be of good behavior for five years. Petty also noted that the case was difficult because the state could only prove that about $600 to $700 was stolen even though Crawford admitted to a much higher amount.

"This is a way to get Kmart restitution for their losses," Petty said. TRUCKER Continued from Page C-1 Greg Simms, a firefighter and paramedic with Boonsboro Volunteer Fire and Rescue said rescue workers were able to clean up the fuel. None of the gas leaked into the embankment, Simms said. Simms said someone was supposed to come pump out the rest of the truck's fuel. The truck carries a total of about 200 gallons of fuel.

State Trooper Robert Hindenlang said Payne took the curve too fast, causing the trailer to flip and taking the truck down with it. He said Payne was driving within the speed limit, but approached the curve faster than the advised maximum safe speed. "The trailer flipped over because of the speed and brought the truck over with it. He's lucky, he almost went over," Hindenlang said. Payne said he was not sure what happened to the trailer, but felt a change in the truck's weight.

When he looked back to check on the trailer, he saw one of the ties snap. "I was easing along and (the truck) felt funny," Payne said. Payne, an employee of Midway Trucking in Brookneal, said he was headed toward Covington to deliver several tons of pine logs when he lost control of the vehicle. Payne said he thought the passenger side mirror and glass on the passenger-side door were broken. A towing crew came to pick up the truck and Payne said he plans to continue working that day once the truck is fixed and has a new trailer added to it.

there to help you Mary Wiley, said Hunter is people who live extra mile." Wiley was also employee who Some 33 area new award and Dave Wiseman, Alzheimer's begin the annual care given "We realized fathers, grandparents, where the turnover wages are so who are doing a Board members people with said. "When you turn them over homes get the tail its worst. We like reminder. "We expect way of saying get it back on track." activities director at the Elks Home, both interested and concerned with the at the home. "She always goes the pleased that it was an Elks Home was selected.

"It was quite an honor." nursing homes were notified of the nominations were requested. development coordinator for the Association, said that the board decided to award out of concern about the basic Alzheimer's patients. we are putting our mothers and sisters and brothers in places is so bad 100 percent a year, and small we need to recognize the folks good job." know how difficult it is to care for Alzheimer's even in the early stages he can't handle them any more, you have to to a long term care facility. Nursing end of the comet, when it is really at the kind heart and gentle hands, as a an awful lot of these folks. This is one thanks." failing to appear in court on June 7.

to an additional 10 days in jail for Because of his prior record, he was the failure to appear. held without bond. The judge said he would considHe has subsequently been con- er releasing Hodges on bond pendvicted of two misdemeanor counts ing sentencing if he made the $900 of practicing without a professional restitution to Kerr. license, for which he received 180 Billias said his client doesn't days in jail. have the money.

Perrow sentenced him Monday Come During uncertain times, people turn to one another for mutual support. It is an American characteristic to present a united face to the world in times of unrest. Although this tragedy is centered in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., the loss is felt in every community in the country. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and those involved in the rescue efforts. At a time when we, as a nation, feel overwhelming sorrow, we also feel an amazing sense of unity and patriotism.

We urge all Americans to come together as we overcome this dark day in our history. THARP FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, INC. 220 Breezewood Dr. Lynchburg 237-9424 www.tharpfuneralhome.com 02001 Tharp Funeral Home.

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