FRANKLIN — Emily Channell Garrett Lippe, 74, late wife of Sander Melvyn Lippe of Franklin, passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2017 at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk.

Emily was born in Montgomery, Ala. on Nov. 1, 1943 to the late John William Garrett Jr. and Emily Whitley Channell Garrett previously of Carrollton. She was raised in the Air Force life living in Alabama, Japan and Germany.

She married the love of her life, Sandy, in 1960 and lived in New Jersey where they raised their family in Cedar Knolls. They retired to Virginia where they put down roots in Franklin. Emily was thrilled to return to the state she spent a large part of her youth. Many family gatherings and holidays were spent at the Channell Farm, Haymarket and Morgarts Beach.

Emily was a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution for 50 years, United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Jamestown Society. She surrounded herself with a wonderful group of friends including her Mah Jongg girls and birthday club.

Emily was devoted to her dog Willie who was always by her side and gave her enormous joy. Her many obsessions included completing her family ancestry to get that link back to England, all things birds, and collecting antiques, especially sofas. She recently renewed her love of painting and enjoyed taking classes at the community college as well as attending a monthly concert series.

Emily is survived by her daughters, Monica Ann Lippe of New Jersey and Helene Karin Lippe of Maryland; three grandsons, Matthew Edward Weslosky, Christopher Dylan Weslosky and Alec Sergei Lippe. She is also survived by her brother, John William Garrett III and his wife Cynthia of Glade Hill; five nieces and three nephews; extended family and lifelong friends.

A funeral service was held Dec. 23 at Wright Funeral Home. Burial will follow at St. Luke’s Memorial Park in Smithfield. Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.

WINDSOR — Everette Mabry Scott Jr., 63, of Windsor died peacefully on Dec. 16, 2017, after a brief illness.  Everette, beloved son, husband and father, was born and lived his entire life in Windsor, a town he loved.  He was a graduate of Isle of Wight Academy, Class of 1972, after which he attended Elon College.  He worked in his family's business, E. M. Scott Inc., until his father's illness.  He retired but soon returned to working with trucks, his lifelong passion, at Suffolk International Trucking.  There he remained until he retired for the second time.  After a brief retirement, he began serving as a substitute teacher for Isle of Wight schools, a job that he embraced with joy, becoming involved in the lives of the students he served. 

An active member of his community, Everette served in many capacities at his lifelong church, Windsor Congregational Christian, serving as a deacon and a member of the finance committee, as well as serving on the pulpit committee and the pastoral relations committee.  He was a member of the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department for 48 years, as well as a member of the Windsor Ruritan Club and the William & Mary Tribe Club.  He served for years and was a founding member of the Windsor Planning Commission.  His passions were his family and cooking; he loved spending time with special friends.  

Everette is survived by his wife of 42 years, Luann West Scott and his devoted daughter, Elizabeth Hampton Scott-Francis and her husband, Adam Francis; his mother, Anna Hall Scott; his brother Wayne and his wife, Julie; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Helen and Fred Barrett; wonderful nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.  

Everette is pre-deceased by his father, Mabry Scott.   

Visitation will be at Windsor Congregational Christian on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 6-8 p.m.  A memorial service will be held at Windsor Congregational Christian Church on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 2 p.m.  Burial will be private at Windsor Cemetery.  
At other times, the family will be in the home.  Memorial donations may be made to Windsor Congregational Christian Church Building Fund, Attention:  Nancy Bland, 5 North Court St., Windsor, VA 23487 or the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 601, Windsor, VA  23487.  Condolence may be registered online at

Richard Theodore "Ted" Martin, 84, of Smithfield, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 with his wife of 61 years and two of his four daughters by his side.  

Born in Cambridge, Mass. to Harold Lewis and Patricia (Alber) Martin on Tuesday, July 25, 1933, Ted was an Eagle Scout, a member of DeMolay International and then became a lifetime Mason. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, graduated from Northeastern University and retired as a quality control manager. 

He was a dedicated member of Andrews United Methodist Church in North Syracuse, N.Y.  Ted loved his train collection, golf clubs, fishing pole, the family dog, a good game of bridge and his grill, yet, most importantly his family. Upon their retirement, Ted and Joan enjoyed traveling and made the move from New Hampshire to their new home in the nearly snowless state of Virginia. 

Ted is survived by his wife Joan (Kennedy) Martin, four daughters and two sons-in-law, Susan and Brian Hudson, Lynn Martin, Kris and Jonathan Kent and Cynthia Martin. He was a loving and appreciative grandfather to Tyler, Troy, Kendra, Emily, Austin and Connor. He was very proud to be great-grandfather to Jolene. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Janet Martin; sister-in-law, Marion Kennedy; and many great friends. At the end of his long struggle with cancer, he received hospice care from his family, two caring private aides and the gracious staff provided by Riverside Hospice Services.  The family wishes to thank all of his caretakers as well as Dr. George Kannarkat and his kind staff. 
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to the American Cancer Society or the Riverside Hospice Fund in Newport News. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at the clubhouse of The Villas of Smithfield.  

BELVIDERE, N.C. — Lillian Hollowell James, 80, of Belvidere, N.C. transitioned Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Virginia Beach.

Mrs. James was a resident of Smithfield, where she retired from Isle of Wight County schools after 32 years.  

Mrs. James was the daughter of the late Rev. George V. Hollowell and Mary Ophelia Hollowell and the wife of Tim James of Elizabeth City, N.C.

In addition to her husband, survivors include three daughters, Arlisa Kirton of Norfolk, the Rev. Dr. Kisha James of Holly Springs, N.C. and Erica Culbreath (Leron) of Herndon; one son, Timothy James of the home; three sisters, Marvis Clark (Olangston) of Carneys Point, N.J., Ella Jackson of Chesapeake and Battina Alrazi of Belvidere; two brothers, George P. Hollowell (Margaret) of Elkton, Md. and Elton Hollowell (Balinda) of Belvidere; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  

The wake is Friday, Dec. 15, 5-7 p.m. at Bay Branch A.M.E. Zion Church, Belvidere.

A funeral service will be conducted at the church on Saturday, Dec. 16, 1 p.m., with the Rev. Joseph Walton, officiating.  Burial will be in the Hollowell Family Cemetery, Belvidere. 
Dennis J. Stallings Memorial Funeral Home, Gatesville, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

Laura Marie Bare, 30, of Smithfield passed away on Dec. 10, 2017 after a brief illness.  Laura is the daughter of Glen Alan Bare (Tina) of Edgewater, Fla. and Lorie Colleen Vonderborn (William) of Smithfield.  She is survived by her daughter, Sadie Mae Colleen Wilson and son, Dylan Bare-Crocker; two sisters, Casey Vonderborn and Kailee Cereghino and fiancé, Bobby Wilson; her paternal grandmother, Lillian Bare and maternal grandfather, Retired Major Harry Dolan. A service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m. in Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield.  Condolences may be registered online at