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Services for Charlie Sue Rappold


A memorial service to celebrate the life of Charlie Sue Rappold will be held at St. Bartholomew's on Wednesday, November 19th at 10AM. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Gardens. A reception will be held at St. Bartholomew's after the burial. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Bartholomews Episcopal Church, PO Box 29626; Henrico VA 23242.

Charlie Sue, 57, of Richmond, went home to be with the Lord on November 15, 2014.
She passed away peacefully at home, after an extended battle with cancer. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert John Rappold III, Ph.D.; four children, Andrea, Debbie, Mark and Crystal; mother, Florine Elizabeth Johnson; sisters, Beth, Eve and Heidi; five grandchildren, Brianna, Charlie, Jennifer, Mark Jr. and Sarah; many nieces, nephews and other relatives; and beloved doxies, Buddy Boy and Bonnie Belle. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Spicer Hooper; and stepfather, George Ira Johnson.

     Charlie Sue is remembered as a beautiful, brave, strong, amazing, inspiring, caring and faith-filled woman who loved teaching and gardening. She was a member of many organizations: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church,Central Virginia Water Garden Club,
National Federation of Republican Women, Cherokee Indian Tribe, Henrico Historic Preservation Committee, Richmond Dachshund Group and Scottish Society of Richmond. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Broad St. There will be a memorial service at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 10627 Patterson Ave., Richmond, Va., followed by a graveside service at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, 12609 Patterson Ave., Richmond, Va. 23238, with bagpiping and a balloon release.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be given in Charlie Sue's name to St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, PO Box 29626; Henrico VA 23242.

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