Henry Boyce Beville, 77, retired chief of photography for the National Gallery of Art, died Aug. 15 at a hospital in Oceanside, Calif., after a stroke.

Mr. Beville was born in Gainesville, Fla.

As a young man he served in the Navy, where he learned photography. In the 1930s he moved to Baltimore, where he worked as a staff photographer with the Social Security Administration.

He moved to Washington and joined the staff of the National Gallery of Art as a photographer in 1941. He was named chief photographer in 1945 and retired in 1975.

He had done free-lance photography for Time Life Books and the National Geographic and in retirement had continued doing free-lance photography.

He moved from Annapolis to Oceanside in 1986.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Loyce Shubert Beville of Oceanside; three children, Ronald Wayne Beville of San Clemente, Calif., Thomas Boyce Beville of Alexandria and Sandra Beville Williams of Potomac; and five grandchildren.



Katherine J. Naumann, 87, a longtime area resident who was a retired nanny, died of cancer Sept. 10 at the Hospice of Northern Virginia.

Mrs. Naumann, who lived in Alexandria, was born in Vienna, Austria. She came to the United States with her family while still a baby and grew up in Ohio.

She began working as a nanny in 1955. She worked for several area families, including those of former Sen. Marlow W. Cook (R-Ky.) and former Rep. Joseph Fisher (D-Va.). She retired in 1975.

Mrs. Naumann was a member of Downtown Baptist Church in Alexandria and the Church of Christ in Falls Church, where she had played piano at evening fellowship meetings.

Her husband, Gustave Naumann, died in 1970.

Survivors include a daughter, Doris Kay Nauman of Alexandria; a son, Robert Naumann of Woodruff, Wis.; a grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.


Day-Care Operator

Eunice Dortch Petway, 59, who operated a private day-care business in her Washington home from 1960 until she moved to Rocky Mount, N.C., in 1979, died of cancer Sept. 9 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C.

Mrs. Petway was a native of Rocky Mount and came to the Washington area in 1951. In addition to operating a day-care business, she also was a foster mother.

She had been a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Washington.

Survivors include her husband, Columbus "Bo" Petway of Rocky Mount; six children, Larry Petway and Eric Petway, both of Rocky Mount, Ann Bennett, Allen "Buddy" Petway and Harvey Petway, all of Silver Spring and Linda Pitts of Columbia; a brother; six sisters; and six grandchildren.