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Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Glynn and Betty Coleman

June 1, 2020 — Glynn and Betty Coleman have spent most of the last 70 years together in a wonderful marriage. Glynn was raised in Gibson County, TN and enlisted in the Air Force at the age of 17 and spent time in various parts of the country before going overseas and spending 9 months in Paris, France at... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Zeke and Ann Tomlinson

April 1, 2020 — Zeke and Ann Tomlinson have spent the majority of their lives in Orange County though Ann was raised in Lahore and Zeke spent the very first few years of his life in Charlottesville. Ann is one of 11 children while Zeke is one of three. Both Zeke and Ann are graduates of Orange County High... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Mike Lohr

April 1, 2020 — Mike Lohr grew up in Orange and has lived in town his whole life. After he became disabled, he moved to Dogwood Village. “I love it here,” he said. “Everybody’s very friendly to me, very good. Anything they can do for me—they’ll do it.” He has a dear friend in Brenda Burns, a native of... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Frances Purcell

March 2, 2020 — Mrs. Frances Purcell was born and raised in Washington. D.C. and spent the entirety of her childhood along with her brother, Jay and sister Florence. After graduating high school, Frances went on to further her education at the University of Virginia where she initially met her future husband Woody while he was a patient of... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Dorothy Mitchell

March 2, 2020 — Ms. Dorothy Mitchell was born in Natural Bridge, Virginia. She was born into a large family of twelve children, nine girls and four boys. Her family later moved to Farmville where she was raised and later met her husband, Clarence, a US Marine. They were married 52 years and raised five children, three sons and... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Beverly Elson

January 31, 2020 — Mrs. Beverly Elson was born in Lajolla, CA but spent the vast majority of her life in Washington, DC before retiring to a home she owns in Locust Dale, VA. Beverly always had an affinity for the arts and that drove her to pursue her PhD in Art History from the University of Maryland at... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Barbara Jean Grasty

January 2, 2020 — Ms. Barbara Jean Grasty was born and raised in Orange, VA. along with her brother and sister and attended Orange County schools. After graduating from Orange County High School, she married her husband John, who she was married to for sixty years. Together they have one daughter, Dorinda, who lives in North Carolina and several... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Alice Wells

January 2, 2020 — Mrs. Alice Wells immigrated to the United States from the Czech Republic with her mother and brother at the age of 13. Her father had been living in New York City for 3 years saving money to bring them over. Alice had a love for motion pictures since her arrival in the United States and... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Hazel Kennon

December 2, 2019 — 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 – Cora Smith

December 2, 2019 — Cora Smith was raised in rural Greene County, VA along with her 2 sisters and brother on a farm. She attended William Monroe High School and after graduating went on to further her education at Madison College (JMU) where she earned a degree in Education. While in college Cora’s cousin introduced her to her future... Read More