Frances Markham Brinkley, 94 of Hopewell, VA, wife of the late Rev. Richard L. Brinkley Sr. became an angel of the Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, July 24, 2017. She was born in Bedford County to the late Christopher C. Markham Sr. and Loveday Gladys Markham on March 17, 1923. She was preceded in death by her sisters Mary Alice Cook, Hilda M. Quick, Carrie Lee Harkham, brother Christopher C. Markham Jr. and son Richard L. Brinkley Jr. She is survived by her sister Berverly Harkham Wessel, daughter Kay Brinkley Grochowaski, son James S. Brinkley, grandchildren Frank K. R. Grochowaski (wife Rebecca), Lynn Arbogast, June O’Connell (husband Ed), nine great grandchildren and various cousins, nieces and nephews.
Private Graveside service at a future date. In lieu of flowers the family requests a memorial contribution to West End Christian School, 1600 S. Atlantic St., Hopewell, VA 23860 in her memory.
Nancy Mae Phelps, 85, of Chester, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel G. and Sadie May Laughinhouse Parson; son, Wayne McDaniel; daughter-in-law, Liz McDaniel. Nancy is survived by her husband, Joseph Phelps; sons, Joe McDaniel, Farron McDaniel and his wife, Kaye, Thomas McDaniel and his wife, Samantha, Michael McDaniel; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; and a special niece Sammie Lee Smith. All services are private. The family is being served by the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.