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Obituaries - July 20, 2017
Jul 20, 2017, 08:54

Carrie Elizabeth Allen, 83 of Hopewell, passed away on Wednesday July 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Walker Tiller, Sr. and Mary Tyson Tiller; as well as six brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons, James Cochran and wife Kim, Julius Cochran; grandchildren, Carrie Cochran, Lauren Cochran, Caleb Cochran, Leah Cochran; and numerous extended family and friends. Mrs. Allen was a longtime member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Hopewell. She retired after many years of service from J.C. Penney Co. Inc. She was an adorable, loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm on Friday July 21, 2017 at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home Hopewell Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 10am on Saturday July 22, 2017 at Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens 11302 Merchants Hope Rd. Hopewell, VA 23860. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Allen can be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church 3512 Virginia St., Hopewell, VA 23860. Condolences may be registered at

Mila Charlotte Campen, 94, departed this life, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born, December 13, 1922, in Chatham Hill, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Campen; parents, Allie Crawford and Carrie Strouth; siblings, Allie Mae Hartford and Delvene Altman. She leaves to cherish her loving memory, six children, Barbara Deans (Norfolk, VA), James Campen (Hopewell, VA), Carolyn Head (Front Royal, VA), Roberta Dunworth (Hopewell, VA), Eleanor Hartsell (Prince George, VA), and Robert Campen (Hopewell, VA); as well as seventeen grandchildren; thirty-four great grandchildren; twenty-four great-great grandchildren; siblings, Thelma Beilsmith and Raymond Beckner; as well as many friends. She worked for Roses Department Store for 49 years, where everyone called her “grandma”. She retired December 13, 2016. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son. Interment will follow in Bermuda Memorial Park. The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in honor of Mila, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be registered at

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