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Ruby LeSueur Raikes, 94 Of Richmond Dies November 30

February 10 – Ruby LeSueur Raikes, 94, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 30, 2003.

She was the widow of Samuel Jones Rakes.

She was born April 20, 1909, in Buckingham County, a daughter of Willie Daniel and Mattie Dunkum LeSueur.

She was a resident of Outlook Pointe Retirement Home since August, 2002, and a member of Stockton Memorial Baptist Church for 43 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Eunice Raikes Williams, and a son, Ovid Alton Raikes, both of Richmond; two sisters, Mary L. “Bittie” Alien and Mattie L. Harris, both of Dillwyn; grandchildren, Lavlette W. Plourde and her husband, Rene, of Montreal, Canada, Dr. Glenwood K. Williams and his wife, Wendy B., of Cincinnati, Ohio, Judy Raikes Waters and her husband, Byron, of Richmond, and Nancy Raikes Gillespie and her husband, Brent, of Powhatan; seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Services were held at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Road (Rt. 10), Richmond, on December 4, 2003, with interment in Maury Cemetery.