Featured Resident

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Barbara Hutchinson

February 1, 2019 —  Mrs. Barbara Hutchinson has spent the majority of her life in Orange County after moving back to her father’s home place. Through the years the unbreakable bond between Barbara, her younger brother and two younger sisters has only grown stronger as they’ve seen each other through some of the happiest as well as the hardest... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Ms. Margaret “Peggy” Crane

February 1, 2019 — Ms. Margaret “Peggy” Crane was born in Culpeper County Virginia to Margaret and Buck Smoot and has two brothers. Peggy graduated from Culpeper High School and worked as a deputy clerk for Culpeper Board of Supervisors for twenty-five years. She was a member of the clerk’s association, bowled on a bowling league in Culpeper and... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Joseph “Joe” Taylor

January 2, 2019 — Our neighbor, Mr. Joseph “Joe” Taylor is originally from York, Nebraska, a small county in which he grew up along with his two younger sisters. Joe always had a close relationship with his mother and grandparents; especially his grandfather whom he credits with teaching him some of the most important lessons and values in life.... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – William Bland Davis

January 2, 2019 — William Bland Davis was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated from Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School. He stated working at the age of 14 for the Raleigh News and Observer. He graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1972 where he earned several degrees in philosophy and psychology and... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Mr. and Mrs. Butterworth

December 3, 2018 — Two became one 60 years ago this month. Mr. and Mrs. Butterworth have spent three times the number of years married than when they met. Their story began when they met on a blind date while both were attending the University of Richmond where fate brought them together. Peggy is originally from Norfolk, VA and... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Hazel Kennon

December 3, 2018 — Ms. Hazel Kennon was born November 16, 1917 in Charlestown, WV. Her family moved to North Carolina and later to Locust Grove, VA where her father opened Dulin’s Furniture & Hardware Store in Mine Run, August 1932. Her son, Milton Kennon, continues to own and operate the family store to this day. Ms. Kennon worked... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Irmgard Sames

November 1, 2018 — Mrs. Irmgard Sames, formerly known as Irmgard Neeb, meaning “unforgettable” was born and raised in Germany along with her three sisters and one brother. Irmgard met and married her husband RG Sames, a United States Army officer shortly after World War II. Together the couple had four children who in turn gave them 8 grandchildren,... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Helen Shoemaker

November 1, 2018 — Ms. Helen Shoemaker was born in Charlottesville, VA and was raised in Greene County and Orange County. She has two children, one son and one daughter, three grandchildren and one new great grandson that she is very proud of. Helen worked as a homemaker but shared with worker that her favorite job was when she... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Dottie Burke

October 1, 2018 — Mrs. Dottie Burke born Dottie Halvorsen, was born and raised in Flushing, New York just outside Long Island with her parents and older sister Ruth. While attending teaching college Dottie met her husband Robert Burke on a blind date at West Point. Mrs. Burke’s husband was a Career Army Officer and later a member of... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Garnett Kestner

October 1, 2018 — Mr. Garnett Kestner was born and raised in Abington ,Virginia right outside of Bristol, and attended school in Washington County, Virginia and is affectionately known as “Red”. He was married to his wife Sue for forty-five years and together had four daughters and one son. He worked as a brick layer at the brick plant... Read More