Carroll Gray Davenport

Carroll Gray Davenport, 92, of Millboro Springs, Virginia passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Williamsville, Virginia.

He was born March 30, 1927 in Charlottesville, Virginia, the son of the late Carroll Franklin Davenport and Eddie Warwick Rucker Davenport.

He retired as a teacher from the Alexandria School System.

Mr. Davenport was a veteran of the US Army having served during WWII in Germany.

Interment will be in the Davenport Family Cemetery in Charlottesville at a later date.

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Bernell “Buzzie” Smith

200615-012119Bernell “Buzzie” Benjamin Smith, 67, of Millboro, Virginia passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center, Roanoke, Virginia.

He was born February 21, 1951 in Clifton Forge, Virginia, the son of the late Robert Hongrover Smith and Aluah Gretta Robertson Smith.

Mr. Smith was an electrician who worked for several different contractors. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting & fishing. He enjoyed spending time in the mountains.

He is survived by  two daughters and one son; two brothers; Orlando Smith & wife Barbara of Millboro, Darrell Smith of Millboro; three sisters, Edith Maxine Fraley & husband Dick of Emporia, Virginia, Reva Thurston of Glen Allen, Virginia and Wanda Smith of Richmond, Virginia.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Smith.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Millboro Funeral Home with Pastor Lloyd Via officiating. Interment will be in Smith Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Millboro Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Millboro Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 295, Millboro Virginia, 24460.

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Henry “Boo” Donald Shifflet, Sr

image2Henry “Boo” Donald Shifflett, Sr., 79, of 117 Lowman Drive, Millboro, Virginia, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Virginia
He was born September 18, 1937 in Augusta Springs, Virginia, the son of the late Gilbert Earl Shifflett and Thelma Louise Jackson Shifflett. He was married to the late Joyce Rose Wade Shifflett. He worked as a mechanic and a truck driver. He enjoyed the outdoors and working on cars and trucks.
He is survived by a son, Henry “Skip” Donald Shifflett, Jr. of Millboro; 2 brothers, Wallace Shiflett of Staunton, Virginia and Danny Ray Shiflett & wife Annie of Craigsville, Virginia; 3 sisters, Joyce Brooks & friend Ernie Knuckles, Patricia Varner, and Bea Hammer & husband Don all of Staunton; 4 grandchildren, William Shifflett, Megan DeFranco & husband Stephen, Patricia Michaels and Travis Shifflett; 5 great grandchildren; a brother-in-law Stanley Wade & wife Charlotte; and a sister-in-law Betty Wade.
He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Earl & Bobby Shiflett; a sister Louise Fridley; a granddaughter, Heather Marie; and a brother-in-law William “Bill” Wade.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery in Millboro with Reverend Rob Sherrard officiating. Pallbearers will be Henry “Skip” Shifflett, William Shifflett, Travis Shifflett, Pete Brinkley, Gary Fridley and Stephen DeFranco.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Millboro Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.
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John “JT” May

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John “JT” May passed on to be with his ancestors on July 22, 2017, 11pm at U.V.A Hospital in Charlottesville at the age of 37. He was a great man who had love for many things. He was a garage monkey who could build up a show car or fix a lemon. He was a gun enthusiast who could take apart, clean and put it back together in record time. He also loved his bike, his club, and his beliefs. But more than anything, He loved his family.

His career began with his work with Dunlap Fire Department and Rescue Squad. He soon found his way to training and becoming a Correctional Officer where he worked at Anthony Correctional Center and Augusta Correctional Center. At the same time he was a devoted member of the Virginia State Guard where he served as an E5 – SGT, A Company, 13th Battalion in the Blackhorse Brigade. He also worked as a mechanic in several different places and times, because if he smelled oil and gasoline, you could count him in!

He is survived by his Mother, Tammy Wright Smith and her husband Kirk Smith of Millboro, VA; his Father Daniel Eugene May and his wife Linnletter Masters of White Sulphur Springs, WV; three children, Michael Thomas May, Gabriella Nicole May, and Zachary Thomas May all of Covington, VA; a former wife, Jennifer May of Covington, VA; two sisters Crystal Dawn May of Callaghan, VA and Terra Adaire May of Roanoke, VA; a soul sister Sarah Lough and an adopted brother James Brady Rapp; two nieces Chevelle Ashley May and Jemma Wright of Millboro, VA.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Master SSgt John Clinton May Jr. and his wives Cynthia Byer May and Sylvia Jean May; his grandfather Harold “Red” Wright and his wife Phyllis Gragg Wright; his aunts Jerry Dianne Windsor and Belinda Gail May; and a cousin Terry Wayne May.

A celebration of his life will be held 6:00 p.m., Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Natural Well/Steel Bridge. In lieu of flowers, please send Memorial Donations to Millboro Funeral Home, P.O. Box 252, Millboro, VA 24460.

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Harris “Buddy” Preston Webb, Jr.

picture2   Harris “Buddy” Preston Webb, Jr., 84, of 34 Whispering Pine Lane, Millboro, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 08, 2017 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia.
He was born January 21, 1933 in Hot Springs, Virginia, the son of the late Harris Preston Webb, Sr. and Millie Delphia Marcum Webb McNeal.
He was a construction worker with C. W. Burns Construction.
Mr. Webb was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served as a Motor Sergeant during the Korean War. He was a member of the Woodland Union Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He loved his beloved horse “Lady” and watching John Wayne movies.
He is survived by three sisters, Helen McCune of Millboro, Janet Williams of Millboro and Greta McCune & husband Willie of Verona, Virginia; eleven nieces and nephews, Kevin McCune & wife Karen, Carl McCune & wife Kathy, Cleveland McCune & wife Lorraine, Anthony McCune & wife Rita, Tyler McCune & wife Lucy, Douglas Williams & wife Millie, Todd Williams, Lisa Cambata & husband Bruce, Lana Thacker & husband Richard, Rhonda McCready & husband Steve and Dawn Miller & husband Kenny; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Rhoda Webb; and a nephew Keith McCune.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Warm Springs Cemetery. Interment will be in Warm Springs Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers will be his nephews. The family will receive friends immediately following the services at Woodland Union Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital .

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Gregory Allen Heffler

Greg Heffler_edited-1Gregory Allen Heffler, 46, of 62 Lower Yard Road, Millboro, Virginia passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his residence.

He was born May 30, 1971 in Charlotte, North Carolina, the son of Sherrie Elaine Horton Heffler of Lake View, South Carolina and the late Dean Edward Heffler.

Greg was a network technician with MGW. He was a member of Millboro Area Rescue Squad. He was a loving son, husband, father and brother. Greg enjoyed helping others; he spent his free time helping friends, neighbors and family.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Kimberly Ann Hodge Heffler of Millboro; three children, Christian Heffler of Millboro & girlfriend Allison Swearengin of Warm Springs, Virginia, John Heffler and Hannah Heffler both of Millboro; a sister, Kathleen Bosserman & husband Mark of Swoope, Virginia; two brothers, Arthur Heffler of South Carolina and Stephen Heffler & wife Jennifer of Visalia, California; his step-mother, Essie Heffler of Millboro; Kim’s Granny, Mary Losh of Millboro; and numerous nieces & nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017 at Millboro Funeral Home with Pastor David George officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Millboro Funeral Home to help with the funeral expenses.

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Ruby Neal Collins Campbell

Ruby Neal Collins Campbell, 75, of Millboro, VA formerly of Woodbine, MD, died Friday evening, June 24, 2016 at her home in Millboro. She was born March 28, 1941 in Sneedsville, MD, the daughter of the late Lewis and Martha Gibson Collins. She was the wife of Charles Nelson Campbell whom she married on July 14, 1961. Mrs. Campbell retired as a Custodian for the Howard County Board of Education In Maryland. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and reading.

In addition to her husband she is survived by three children Donna Haugh and husband Kenneth, Virginia Meadows and husband Richard all of Sykesville MD, And A step-daughter Shirley Rodeffer of Weyers Cave, VA, five sisters Betty Gibson, Minnie Trent and Barbara Craft all of Sneedsville, TN, Bennie Gibson of GA and Billie Skipper of West Minster, MD, Seven grandchildren, Jesse Haugh, Aaron Haugh, Bret Haugh, Lacey Haugh, Matthew Meadows, Kristen Jaharias-Mehl, and Jacob Jaharias, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter Wilma Jaharias and a brother, Elmer Collins.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11am, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Millboro Christian Church Cemetery in Millboro, VA. Of?ciated by Pastor Lloyd Via and Pastor Terry Collins. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8pm at the Millboro Funeral Home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society .

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