Rufus E. Nolen

Powhatan Community Cemetery

        Rufus E. "Lucky" Nolen, 86, of Varina, formerly of Powhatan, went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 10, 2011.

        He is survived by his wife, Betty Nolen; sons, Lee Nolen, Paul Nolen (Terry), Mark Nolen (Donna); daughters, Jewell Pearson, Ruby Burkholder (David), Ruth Hughes (Dean), Lori Salle' (Chris); grandchildren, Michelle, Mike (Shannon), Randy, Monica (Greg), Ricky (Angie), Wesley, Mandy (Josh), Steven (Ashlee), Joshua (JoAnne); great-grandchildren, Kayla, Eva, Jordan B., Reeann, Jordan D., Samantha, Wayne, Wes, Fox, Bryan and Alex.

        Mr. Nolen was a member of the Powhatan Church of Christ and was preceded in death by his parents, Silas and Lula Nolen; the mother of his children, Gladys Nolen; granddaughter, Michelle L. Nolen; brothers, Charles, Noah and Harry; sisters, Edith, Belle and Grace.

        Funeral services were held Saturday at the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home. Interment Powhatan Community Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

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