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Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Mary McBride

January 3, 2022 — Our neighbor, Mrs. Mary McBride was born and raised in Holderness, New Hampshire where she grew up with her parents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Her father worked in the logging business and the family moved often to follow his work. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in biology... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Evelyn “Trudy” Boggs

December 1, 2021 — Evelyn “Trudy” Boggs was born in Rochester, PA. to Charles and Eleanor Curtis. She is the middle child of 2 brothers Donald and Thomas. Trudy married Thomas Kelley Boggs and they resided in Aliquippa, PA for over 60 plus years. Trudy and Thomas have 4 children. Susan (Washington), Cheryl (Texas), Sandy (Virginia) and Scott (Pennsylvania).... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Richard “Dick” Butterworth

November 2, 2021 — Richard “Dick” Butterworth grew-up in Fairmont, North Carolina with his parents, 2 sisters and 1 brother.  Dick fell in love with his wife, Peggy while both were attending the University of Richmond where they were set up on a blind date. They both graduated and Mrs. Butterworth worked as a teacher, educating children from elementary... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Marjorie “Irwin” Sherman

October 1, 2021 — Marjorie “Irwin” Sherman was raised in Roanoke, Virginia by David, and Elise Moomaw. Irwin had 2 sisters: Gene, who died at a young age, and Elise, who was 7 years younger. She lived in Roanoke for 19 years and graduated from William Fleming High School. She started to attend Business College in Roanoke but did... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Dot Hill

September 1, 2021 — Please welcome Dorothy “Dot” Hill to Dogwood Village Senior Living. Dot was born and raised in Buckingham County to her parents Edward and Mollie Grigg. She has 2 brothers Edward Nicholas Grigg Jr. and George Grigg and 1 sister Ruth Gordon, who resided in Dogwood Village Senior Living before her passing early last year. Dot... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Frances Graves

August 2, 2021 — Frances “Matt” Graves has lived in Syria, Virginia most of his life. He grew up on a Dairy Farm with his family and was one of four children. Matt enlisted in the Air Force before graduation and was a Gunner on a B-17 from 1943-1947 during WWII. Dr. Graves used the GI Bill to attend... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Boots Lenn

July 1, 2021 — Boots Lenn was born and raised until the age of fourteen in Barto, Florida.  He grew up surrounded by three older brothers and two sisters.  He attended the University of Montana, where he received his bachelor’s degree in physical education.  He then moved on to the Medical College of Virginia, now known as Virginia Commonwealth... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – John Nixon

June 1, 2021 — John Nixon was born and raised in Queens, New York. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School where received an excellent education.  He lived in Queens for twenty-two years before marrying his wife, Carolyn.  John and Carolyn were married for a wonderful fifty-three years.  They met through his cousin, who went to beautician school with Carolyn. ... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Peggy Fitch

May 3, 2021 — Peggy Fitch was born and raised in Orange County, Virginia.  In fact, she has lived here in Orange her entire life! She grew up with two sisters and one brother.  While attending Orange County High School, Peggy met a guy named Billy Fitch and began dating him.  Peggy married her high school sweetheart, Billy, in... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Don Detwiler

April 1, 2021 — Don was born and raised in the small town of Clifton, which is located in Fairfax, Virginia. He lived there for 16 years with his mother, father, and older sister Waneta.  Don graduated from Fairfax High School in 1946, and at the age of 16, he left home and moved to Washington D.C. to work... Read More