Donnell Muse ’54

Donnell Mayo Muse, 66, died Sunday, June 28, 1998. Born in Tarboro, N.C., he had been a Hampton resident since 1961.

Mr. Muse was a teacher and elementary school principal for Hampton City Schools, retiring in 1991 after 30 years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hampton, the National Education Association, the Virginia Education Association and the Hampton Education Association.

Mr. Muse is survived by his wife, Carolyn H. Muse; daughter, Melissa Muse Sturgis, and her husband, Kenneth, of Hampton; brothers and their wives, John D. and Jessolyn Muse of Granite Falls, N.C., and T. Chandler and Mary Jean Muse of Tarboro; and grandchildren, Ashby and Britt Sturgis.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church of Hampton. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

The family requests any memorial contributions be made to the Master Campaign, First Presbyterian Church of Hampton, 514 S. Armistead Ave., Hampton, Va. 23669; or the American Cancer Society, 729 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 3-C, Newport News, Va. 23606.