2021-10-4

Timothy A. “Tim” Gainey

December 3, 1967-October 1, 2021

Memorial Service

2 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2021

Owen Funeral Home
303 S. Halifax Rd
Jarratt, Virginia

Timothy A. “Tim” Gainey, 53, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mckenzie Cherie Gainey and his father, Gene Gainey. 

Tim is survived by two daughters, Allison G. Lynch (Kurt) and Logan Gainey; two sons, Timothy A. Gainey, Jr. (Joslyn Smith) and John Lee Lewis Gainey; two grandchildren, Kynlee and Oaklen Lynch; his mother, Joan M. Gainey; two brothers, Tony Gainey (Pam) and Mark Gainey (Marsha). 

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2021 at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S. Halifax RD, Jarratt, Virginia. The family will receive friends at Tim’s home immediately following the service. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Emmanuel Worship Center, 4908 East Atlantic St., Emporia, Virginia 23847.

Greensville County Public Schools Announces the Sponsorship of the At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program

The same meals will be available at no separate charge to all participants.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed for or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Meals will be provided at these facilities:

E. W. Wyatt Middle School (snack)                                     
206 Slagles Lake Road                                                                     
Emporia, VA 23847

Crashes Claim Lives in Brunswick and Sussex Counries Over Weekend

Brunswick County

On the afternoon of October 3rd at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Virginia State Police investigated a single vehicle motor crash that resulted in the fatality of the driver.  The crash occurred on Route 611 (Alvis Road), west of Route 662 (Tillman Road). Investigation revealed that the driver, and sole occupant of a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe, Leslie Bruce House, Jr., lost control of the vehicle while traveling westbound on Alvis Road, ran off the roadway, overturned, and struck a tree. House, 43 YOA, of the 400 block of Clements Road, LaCrosse, Virginia, was not wearing his safety belt and suffered serious life threatening injuries. House was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. 

Notification has been made to family members. It is unknown at this time if alcohol played a contributing factor.

Sussex County

On the evening of October 1, 2021, at approximately 8:34 p.m., the Virginia State Police investigated a two vehicle crash that resulted in one fatality, and two individuals medflighted to the Medical College of Virginia (MCV).

The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of Route 460, east of Route 602. 

The driver of a 2016 Fiat 500, Teresa R. Perkinson, was traveling eastbound on Route 460 at an extremely high rate of speed when she came upon a 2020 Baodia Moped traveling in the travel lane and struck it from behind. The force of the impact caused the moped to run off the roadway into a ditch, ejecting the driver, 30 year old Brandon M. Brown, and killing him upon impact. Perkinson lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway, striking a curb and tree before overturning and landing on its roof. Perkinson and her male passenger suffered serious injuries and had to be airlifted to MCV Hospital.

It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. Notification was made to the family of 30 year old Brandon M. Brown of the 30500 block of Petersburg Road, Waverly, Virginia.

The crash is still under investigation and charges are pending at this time

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