Funerals and Visitations

A Mass of Christian Burial for Peter J. Olenick III, 76, of Williamsburg, a former principal in Lancaster County schools and resident of Middlesex County, will be held at St. Olaf Catholic Church in Norge at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 6. A private burial took place in King George. Mr. Olenick died November 30, 2023.

A memorial service for Elizabeth “Beth” James Walton Williams, 94, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 7, at Westminster Canterbury, Richmond. Burial will be at noon Friday, December 8, at Historic Christ Church in Weems. Both services will be followed by receptions. Mrs. Williams died November 28, 2023.

A graveside service for Norma Carole Dodson VanLandingham, 79, of Ottoman will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 9, at the Corrottoman Baptist Church Cemetery in Ottoman. Ms. VanLandingham died November 30, 2023.

A graveside memorial service will be held for Edward “Arnold” Herbert, 73, of North Chesterfield, formerly of Tidwells, at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 9, at St. James Episcopal Church in Tidwells. Mr. Herbert died November 5, 2023.

A celebration of life for Raymond Whitfield “Creeky” Creekmore Jr., 77, of Mechanicsville will be held from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at the Coles Point Tavern in Coles Point, to have “just one more” for Creeky. Mr. Creekmore died November 28, 2023.

The family of Betty Flo Biddlecomb Haynie, 80, of Williamsburg invites friends and family to visit together and share in honoring Betty Flo’s life from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 17, at the Kingsmill Mounts Bay Community Center, 101 Tutter’s Neck, Williamsburg. Mrs. Haynie died November 22, 2023.

A celebration of life for Betty Curlee Riley, 95, of Mechanicsville will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 6, at Kilmarnock United Methodist Church, 89 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Mrs. Riley died November 25, 2023.

A funeral service for Judy LeHardy, 86, of Crozet, a former Kilmarnock resident, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 12, at the Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, followed by a brief graveside service at the Naval Academy Cemetery and a reception at the Naval Academy Club. An online guestbook is available at Mrs. LeHardy died November 22, 2023.

A public memorial service for James Steven “Steve” Brown, 76, of Kilmarnock will be held at White Stone Church of the Nazarene on Saturday, January 27, 2024 (time to be announced later), with private burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Kilmarnock. Mr. Brown died November 21, 2023.