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Sara Margaret (Mullooly) Maupin, 77, of Crozet, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2021.  Sara was born on November 14, 1943 in Weston, WV to the late Joseph F. Mullooly and Margaret “Peg” Mullooly.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her two brothers, Joseph “Dobie” Mullooly and Edward...
Rufus I. Graves, Jr., 83, formerly of Crozet, Virginia, passed away on February 1, 2021 in Aberdeen, NC. Rufus was born in Albemarle County, Virginia to Christie May Carter and Rufus I. Graves, Sr. on April 27, 1937. He attended Crozet School and Albemarle High School. On August 4, 1956,...
Dale Clayton Shumate, Sr., 74, a resident of Waynesboro, VA, passed away Sunday November 8, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late James Sherman Shumate and Vallie (Reavis) Shumate, he was born November 28, 1945 in N. Wilkesboro, NC. He was a founding member of Blue Ridge Builders Supply...
Linwood Overton Foster Sr., 93, passed away peacefully at The Monarch of Richardson on October 31, 2020. Linwood was born in Crozet, Virginia on June 26, 1927. He was the seventh of nine children, and the fifth of seven sons born to Willie Francis and Ruth Ballard Foster. Linwood...
On November 20, 2020, Robert Charles “Bobby” Ward passed away peacefully at his home in Chesapeake, Va.  He was born September 16, 1948 in Albemarle County, the son of the late Robert T. Ward and Anna Crain Ward. Bobby was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Pugh Ward, his...
Lady Rachel Peeler Dodge, most recently of Charlottesville, VA, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, September 21, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her beloved son, Dr. Richard Ashworth Parker, of San Diego, CA; her sister, Zona Ashworth Peeler of Jackson, MS and her parents, Hugh Elmo Peeler...

Geneva Bruce Key

Prelude to Life Often our thoughts and hearts will return us to the homes where we were first loved and nurtured to grow in life. Not knowing what the future hath in store for us or what marvels, surprises or hardships may lay ahead for us. Assured of one fact alone we press...