Nancy Trout Memorial Page

Nancy Trout – Rest in Peace

TROUT, Nancy Roberts Scarborough Dunnavant, 82, of Edenton, N.C., formerly of Chesterfield, passed away on April 12, 2012. She is survived by her husband, three children, four grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat- grandchildren. As a teenager she won a contest to name Pocahontas State Park. She was formerly employed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, DGSC and the Chesterfield County school system, and helped set up the first computer system for the state. She was a founding member of the John Rolfe Players and was the organist for St. John’s Church in Chester. Nancy was a proud member of the DAC, UDC, DAR and the Madison Family Society, was active in the Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, the American Canal Society, and the Archaeological Society of Virginia, helped publish books on river history, and did volunteer work with the Chesterfield Historical Society, the Historic Edenton Foundation, and the Newbold-White House in Hertford. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 16 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 12201 Richmond St., in Chester. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Virginia Canals & Navigations Society or the Cupola House Association in Edenton.

Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on April 14, 2012

Editors Note: The service for Nancy was really nice. Many members of the VC&NS Board attended.

The photos in the gallery below are from a collection of Nancy Trout photos by Holt Messerly.


April 22, 2012