Featured Resident

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

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – John Pente

August 31, 2018 — Mr. John Pente was born and raised with his brother and sister in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating from Calvert Hall College John accepted a job working for the Federal Government as a Computer Programmer while computer technology was still very new and upcoming. While working for the government he met his lovely wife Cathy with... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Brenda Burns

August 31, 2018 — Ms. Brenda Burns was born and raised in Castlewood, Virginia and graduated from Castlewood High School. She had four sisters and one brother. In 1970 Brenda married Charles Burns, a beef and dairy farmer, and moved to live on a farm in Cleveland, Virginia (Russell County). She has three daughters and four grandchildren. Ms. Brenda... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Charles Butler

August 1, 2018 — Mr. Charles Butler was born November 6, 1943 and raised in Culpeper County, Virginia. He is known to family and friends as “Boozie”. He attended Mitchells schools in Culpeper County. He worked for Bingham and Taylor Corp. for thirty-nine and a half years manufacturing pipe, which he states he enjoyed very much. He loves spending... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Mabel Nell Denny

August 1, 2018 — Mrs. Mabel Nell Denny, formerly known as Mabel Riley was one of ten children. Mabel grew up with  five brothers and four sisters. After graduating from high school Mabel went to work for C&P Telephone Company of Virginia and worked there for nearly 40 years. Mabel met her future husband at the age of 18... Read More