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Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


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Celeste Ridout Evans / April 29, 2014

Celeste Ridout Evans, 86, of Bracey, passed away on April 28, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bascom B. Evans.

Celeste was the devoted mother of four children; Gary (Patty) Evans of Reston, Jennell Evans (David Swink) of Vienna, Benji Evans of South Hill, and James (Dawn) Evans of Bracey, five grandchildren; Annie, Matt, Trenton, Adam and Hannah; three great-grandchildren; Madison, Olivia, and Ava.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 30, one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral at Herbert L. Farrar Funeral Home.  Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Kingswood United Methodist Church, PO Box 191 Bracey, VA 23919.   

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