We have lost several members of our cooperative family in recent weeks. Please keep them and their families in your thoughts and prayers.

Chuck Harmon was the brother of Steve Harmon, president and CEO of Community Electric Cooperative. He died June 16 at his home in Knoxville, Tenn., at the age of 46. We are terribly sorry to hear of his untimely passing. For more information, here is his obituary.

Sylvia Reeves Oakley, the mother of Richard G. Johnstone Jr., former president and CEO of the VMD Association, died June 20 at the age of 90. If one of the measures of a woman is through her offspring, you can tell what a wonderful person she was. Should you want to send Richard a card, his address is 12400 Queensgate Rd., Midlothian, VA 23114. For more information, here is her obituary.

Herbert Winn, a former director at Southside Electric Cooperative, died June 27 at the age of 90. In addition to his cooperative service, he was a well-known educator in Sussex County Public Schools. For more information, here is his obituary.