Featured Resident

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

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Mary Lou Baker

November 1, 2019 — Mrs. Mary Lou Baker has been a friend to all from the moment she moved into Dogwood Village. She was born in Unionville and has spent the entirety of her life in Orange County. She worked for Safe Way for 24 years and retired in 1988. She met her husband W. Ivan Baker on a... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Sherwood Parrott

November 1, 2019 — Mr. Sherwood Parrott was born and raised in Quinque, a community in Green County, VA. He attended William Monroe High School and worked on his family farm until he was drafted into the Army in 1942. After 3 years in the military he returned home and went to work for the telephone company. He retired... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Glen Reid

October 1, 2019 — Mr. Glen Reid was born and raised in Barboursville, Virginia and attended Orange County schools. He spent six years in the Army/Air Force and returned to his hometown. He claims he is a jack of all trades as he has held a variety of jobs. Glen has worked for the railroad, Virginia Metal, as a... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Alice Lumsden

October 1, 2019 — Our dear friend, Mrs. Alice Lumsden with a heart of gold and larger than life personality has spent her life in Orange County and has never met a stranger that didn’t later become a friend. She, along with her two brothers and five sisters enjoyed a simple but happy life growing up. Alice graduated from... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Joyce Ann Woodward

September 3, 2019 — Ms. Joyce Ann Woodward was born in Charlottesville but lived her whole life in the beautiful mountains of Madison County, Virginia. Joyce was raised in a large family, one brother and four sisters. She spent a great deal of her childhood helping her grandmother around the family farm. Joyce has worked hard her whole life... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Erba Burton

September 3, 2019 — Mrs. Erba Burton was born in Monticello, Illinois and spent the first four decades of her life there. She grew up along side her two brothers Arkie and GW while attending school in Monticello. She and her husband Leonard met shortly after World War II and she married at the age of 21. After leaving... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Betty Colvin

August 1, 2019 — Mrs. Betty Colvin grew up in Gordonsville, VA along with her sister Eugenia. Throughout her early years her family spent time in Gordonsville, Barboursville, and Orange. Betty graduated from Orange County High School and later took a job working for Frey Insurance. As luck would have it a friend introduced Betty to her future husband... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Ruby Shifflett

August 1, 2019 — Ms. Ruby Shifflett was born and raised in Madison County along with her four siblings. She attended Madison County schools. She grew up on the Woodberry Forrest campus in Madison County as her father was a Headmaster at Woodberry Forest School for Boys for many years. Ruby has four children, two girls and two boys,... Read More