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Joshua Ray Dobbins

May 13, 1989 - April 17, 2018

Joshua Ray Dobbins, 28 of Partlow passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Survivors include his mother, Tammy Dobbins (Nathan); his father, David Dobbins (Helen); his son, Joshua Ray Dobbins, Jr.; his brother, Michael Dobbins; his step sister, Victoria Gregory; his step brothers, Aron Blizzard and Buddy Gregory; his maternal grandparents, Janice and James Haney; his paternal grandparents, Patsy...
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Ella Middlebrook

August 25, 1937 - April 17, 2018

Ella Middlebrook, beloved wife, mother and sister, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2018, while being cared for at Culpeper Health and Rehab Center. Ella was born on August 25, 1937 to Charles and Alton Habron. She is survived by her loving husband, Carlton Gordon Middlebrook Sr. and only son, Carlton Jr.; his two children, grandson Robert Torrie; sisters Shirley (Edward) Taylor, Gladys Cooper...
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Joyce Pitts Wilson

June 3, 1944 - April 16, 2018

Joyce Pitts Wilson, 73, of Ruther Glen died Monday, April 16, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Pitts and Elizabeth Pitts Pemberton and her "second father". Wilson Pemberton. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Robin Elizabeth Wilson. She is survived by her husband, Vasco Winfield Wilson; her children, Mark Wilson and Susan W....
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Brenda Sue Stone

February 19, 1955 - April 12, 2018

Brenda Sue Stone, 63, of Ashland passed away peacefully at her home after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Pickett and had retired as a Registered Nurse. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Stone; her son, Joshua Stone; a sister, Jean Budny (Bruce); a sister-in-law, Barbara Nash; and the "light of her life", her grandson, Kaleb Stone. She was preceded in...
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George Ernest Clodfelter III

February 21, 1956 - April 10, 2018

George E. Clodfelter III, 62 of Milford VA went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Born in Illinois, he had worked for over 30 years in law enforcement. His first wife, Linda Clodfelter, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Kay Clodfelter; his mother, Grace DeMayo; two sons, Michael and Alec Clodfelter; a stepdaughter, Sierra Braswell; his sister, Connie...
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Doris Chenault Bowen

April 10, 2018

Doris Chenault Bowen, 83 of Richmond went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Born in Sparta VA, she was a retired bookkeeper. Her favorite past time was to be outdoors in her garden. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Joseph L. Bowen. Survivors include her children, Mike Bowen (Dawn) and Terry Sweeney (Ronnie); five grandchildren, Michelle, Chris, Jessica,...
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Mary Garland Martin

March 7, 1928 - April 9, 2018

Mary G. Martin, 90 of Bowling Green entered into a pain free eternity Monday, April 9, 2018. Her husband, David Martin and her companion of 47 years, William Hockaday, preceded her in death. Mary is survived by her four daughters, Charlotte Heffler (James), Frances Beazley, Mary Lloyd and Terry Southworth (Skip); six grandsons, Travis Heffler, Billy Beazley, Martin Lloyd, Evan Lloyd, Scottie...
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Robert E. Lee Neece

February 4, 1951 - April 7, 2018

Robert E. Lee Neece, Jr, 67 of Ruther Glen died Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 at his home. Born in Edwhite, WVA; he was preceded in death by his father, Robert E. Lee, Sr. He had worked at Food Lion and loved playing Bingo. Survivors include his mother, Mildred G. Neece; two sisters, Dollie Shores of Ruther Glen and Mary Moody of Charlotte, NC and a brother, Reuben Neece of Cedartown, GA. A memorial...
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Maryellen Colston

August 19, 1947 - April 6, 2018

Maryellen Colston, 70 of Colonial Beach went to be with our Lord on April 6th, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her family. Survivors include her husband Jim of 44 years and her children Ginger Mikolajczyk, Janice Colston, Kelly Sexton, Drew Colston, Jay Colston, 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and her sister Jean Lay. Born August 19th, 1947 in Toledo Ohio. Maryellen was a Registered Nurse...
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Barbara Davies

April 5, 2018

Barbara Simons Davies of King George departed this life on earth and ascended into heaven on Thursday, April 5, 2017. Born in Washington, DC on July 6, 1927 to Roland E. Simons and Anita Hershey Simons Jones, she was salutatorian of the Class of 1945 at McKinley Technical High School in Washington, DC. She was very active in the King George Woman's Club, where she'd served as President; St....
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Jeanne Thierrin

August 31, 1927 - April 3, 2018

Jeanne Thierrin, 90, of Grafton, New Hampshire died Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Born in New York, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Edward J. Thierrin. She was a member of St. Mary of the Annunciation in Ladysmith, VA. For many years. Survivors include five children, Edward V. Thierrin, Catherine J. Lobozza, Raymond D. Thierrin, Anitamarie B. Jansch and Christopher Thierrin;...
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Virginia Livermon Flagg

February 7, 1940 - April 3, 2018

Virginia Livermon Flagg, aged 78, died after a short illness on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at Woodhaven, a caring and loving community at Williamsburg Landing in Williamsburg, Virginia. Virginia, known affectionately as Nana by her family, was born in Richmond Va., Feb 7th 1940 to John C. and Gladys (Gray) Livermon of Woodford, Va. She graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1958 and went...
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Mark Alan Washburn

December 5, 1961 - April 1, 2018

Mark Alan Washburn, 56, of Colonial Beach passed away in his home on Sunday, April 1, 2018 from an apparent heart attack following a short illness. He was born to the late Ernie and the late Connie Washburn in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mark is survived by his wife, Jennifer (Jenny) Vechery Washburn; his brother Dave and wife Judy of Ohio; brother Dan and wife Shannon of North Carolina; sister Kathy...
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Penny Diane DiRosario

April 21, 1961 - March 30, 2018

Penny D. DiRosario, 56 of Colonial Beach, Va joined Jesus in Heaven on Good Friday, March 30, 2018. Penny was a lifelong resident of Colonial Beach and was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Pearl DiRosario and her brother, Vincent DiRosario. Survivors include her brother, Wayne DiRosario; numerous extended family members including, a niece, Tina Muse; great nieces, Summer Trivett...
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Pamela "Pam" Kuske

September 3, 1955 - March 30, 2018

Pamela H. Kuske, 62, of Milford died Fri. Mar. 30, 2018 at her home. Born in Ohio, she was preceded in death by her husband, Brad Kuske and her father, Emir Hausch. She is survived by her daughter, Tracy Sale (Jeff); a son, Scott Kuske; her mother, Virginia Hausch; two sisters, Lennah Smith and Joann Roberts; a brother, Terry Hausch; and three granddaughters, Jordan and Jaiden Kuske and...
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Lucy Beazley Vaughan

January 1, 1931 - March 29, 2018

Lucy Beazley Vaughan, 87, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born January 1, 1931 in Richmond, Virginia, she is predeceased by her parents, Frank B. Beazley and Kate Beazley Thomas of Bowling Green, Virginia, and her late husband of 65 years, William Boyd Vaughan of Alexandria, Virginia. Lucy was a beloved wife, dedicated mother and...
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Sara Williams Burgess

June 22, 1924 - March 27, 2018

Sara A. Burgess, 93 of Dahlgren passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Mary Washington Hospital. Survivors include her children, Dottie Burgess, Peggy Mullen, Linda Kline, John Burgess, Betty Kniceley and Ricky Burgess; her sister, Marie Sapanara; grandchildren, Sara, Melissa, Erik, Anna, Nick, Blue and Stone and great grandson, Cayden. Her husband Blue Burgess preceded her in death. The...
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Emmitt Allen Hayden

January 19, 1928 - March 27, 2018

Emmitt A. Hayden, 90 of Massaponax passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. He was born and lived his entire life on Guinea Station Road. After serving in the United States Navy, Emmitt worked as a mechanic for several dealerships in Fredericksburg. For over 45 years, he owned and operated Hayden Auto Service in Massaponax. Survivors include his sons,...
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Vernon Charles Markle

June 13, 1935 - March 26, 2018

Vernon "Red" Charles Markle, of Colonial Beach died Monday, March 26, 2018, at Mary Washington Hospital of natural causes. Born in Crewe, VA, he lived the majority of his young life in Wickliffe, Ohio, until joining the Navy in 1953. He retired after 19+ years as a US Naval veteran, the majority of which was proudly served as a submariner. Near the end of his Navy career he met and married the...
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Richard Jeremy "Red" Thomas

February 10, 1982 - March 26, 2018

Richard Jeremy "Red" Thomas, 36, of Spotsylvania, died Mon. Mar. 26, 2018. He is survived by his parents, Ricky and Rachel Thomas; two children, Richard Jeremy Thomas, Jr. and Victoria Parrish; his grandmother, Ruby Day and a brother, Christopher Thomas. He was preceded in death by a sister Loretta Thomas. A visitation will be held 2-4 Sat. Mar. 31, 2018 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.
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Henry P. West

November 22, 1939 - March 26, 2018

Henry P. West, 78, of Colonial Beach, Virginia, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital/Mary Washington Hospice Floor. He was born Wednesday, November 22, 1939 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Herbert West and Marie Sorensen West. Henry served his country in the United States Navy and retired after 33 years as a facilities manager for the Department of Defense. He is...
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Duane Calvin Bock II

September 22, 1954 - March 25, 2018

Duane Calvin Bock II, 63 of King George passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018 at his home. Born in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, he was preceded in death by his parents, Duane and Patricia Bock and his sister, Pam Bock. Known for his big heart and sense of humor, he had retired with over 40 years of service with BAE Systems. Duane was an amazing husband, father and grandfather and is survived by...
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Barbara Jean Atkins

June 28, 1964 - March 24, 2018

Barbara Jean Atkins, 53 of Fredericksburg, died Sat. Mar. 24, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital. Born in Fredericksburg, she had retired as a security guard at the FBI Academy after 20 years. She is survived by three sisters, Brenda Ayers, Juanita Atkins, and Pamela Kaiser; a brother, Kenneth Ray Atkins; three nieces, Christina Ayers, Jessica McGowan, and Christine Fleshman; two nephews,...
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Sandra Lee Goss

September 16, 1946 - March 23, 2018

Sandra Lee Goss of King George, VA, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2018 at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital after a short illness. She leaves cherished memories to her husband, William Goss Jr, son William Goss III, daughter Melissa Roberson (Brian), granddaughter Emma Roberson, sister Sharon Bennett (Robert), nieces, nephews, and her extended family. She retired from the Naval...
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Johnny Solomon

June 28, 1958 - March 23, 2018

Johnny C. Solomon, 59 of Shumansville died Fri., Mar. 23, 2018. Born in Tennessee, he is survived by his wife, Patricia Deloach Solomon; two sons, Michael and Danny Solomon; a brother, Robert Solomon; two sisters, Alberta Barnett and Debbie Smith and three granddaughters, Cailla, Macie and Solana Solomon. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m Tues. Mar. 27, 2018 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling...
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Randy Lee Epperson

July 19, 1957 - March 22, 2018

Randy L. Epperson Randy L. Epperson, 60, of King George County, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mary Washington hospital. He was born on July 19, 1957 in Fresno, California to Virgil L. Epperson, Sr. and the late Viola J. Epperson. Randy retired from Colonial Circuits in Fredericksburg after 20 years. Randy is survived by his father, Virgil L. Epperson,...
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Norman J Fenerty

November 13, 1937 - March 22, 2018

Norman J. Fenerty, 80, of Bowling Green died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he served 3 years in the Canadian Army before joining the United States Army where he retired after 20 years of service. His time in Vietnam awarded him a bronze star. He retired after 20 years of service, as a civilian employee at Fort A. P. Hill. In 1973, he became...
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Leslie James Leake

July 19, 1948 - March 20, 2018

Mr. Leslie James Leake, 69, of King George County, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. He was born July 19, 1948 to the late George and Addie Emory Leake. He retired from VDOT in Oak Grove, VA and he loved fishing. Mr. Leake is survived by his wife of 35 years Dorothy Leake; 3 step-children, Sheila Madison (Julian), Linda Rose (Franklin) and Teresa...
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Kathy Donnice Perry Dungee

September 26, 1961 - March 19, 2018

Suddenly on Monday, March 19, 2018, Kathy Donnice Perry Dungee entered into eternal rest to be with her Lord and Savior. Kathy Donnice Perry Dungee was born on September 26, 1961 in Washington D.C. to Sandra J. Francis and Kemory Hughes. Kathy Donnice Perry Dungee accepted Christ at an early age and attended Shiloh Baptist Church. She attended public schools in Washington DC. She acquired her...
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Kathy Coons Apol

May 18, 1983 - March 13, 2018

Kathy Coons Apol, 34, of Milford died Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Born in Fairfax, she is survived by her husband, Jeff Apol; her father, Richard Coons; three children, Richard, Isabelle and Gracelin Apol; four sisters, Laurie Kelly, Bambi Ford, Tanya Tunstall and Irene Holtzman; a brother, Donald Coons and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Farmer Coons...
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Douglas Sailer

October 26, 1951 - March 10, 2018

Douglas Sailer, 66, passed away suddenly at his home in Colonial Beach, Virginia on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Doug was born on October 26, 1951, to Elmer Sailer and LaVonne Ostrem in Tacoma, Washington. The family eventually settled in Virginia. For many years as a teenager, Doug lived abroad in France and Germany. In 1969, he graduated from Baumholder American High School in Baumholder,...
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Amy Rae Armstrong

June 3, 1980 - March 9, 2018

Amy Rae Armstrong, 37, of Ruther Glen died unexpectedly Friday, March 9, 2018 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Orenthal Frenzley; four children, Rheanna Frenzley, Raeleigh Armstrong, Ryan and Remington Frenzley; and three siblings, Michael Noble, Pete and Margie Peterson. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Synan Family Cemetery.
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Joseph E Dean

January 2, 1958 - March 8, 2018

Joseph E. Dean, 60, of Ruther Glen died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Born in Alexandria he was fun loving, very compassionate and would give the shirt off of his back. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles and loved his "Harley's"! He is survived by his wife, Kathy Dean; three sons, Michael Davis, Daniel Dean (Nissa Salyers) and Johnny Dean (Sierra Mitchell); two sisters...
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William Carl Bowler, Sr.

December 13, 1929 - March 7, 2018

William C. "Billy" Bowler Sr, 89 of King George passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Billy was born, lived his entire life and died in Rollins Fork. He worked for 30 years at the FMC plant in Fredericksburg and then was called into the ministry in 1976. He was the founder and Pastor of Good News Tabernacle and served that congregation until his death. He was also a farmer and operated a fruit...
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Frederick Daniel Simulcik

November 30, 1945 - March 4, 2018

Frederick Daniel Simulcik, 72, of Woodford passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at his home. Born in the Bronx, Fred served in the United States Navy during Vietnam. He retired as a firefighter with the City of Richmond and in later years enjoyed carpentry and woodworking. Survivors include his sons, Daniel Lough, Joshua Simulcik, and Jason Simulcik; his sisters, Catherine Pray and Stephanie...
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Teresa Cascante

June 20, 1928 - March 4, 2018

Teresa Margarita Cascante, born Margarita Teresa Barrantes Chavarria, passed away on March 4, 2018 at the age of 89. Her great love in life was Jesus Christ and she spent her life sharing his gospel with everyone and in everything she did (OR 'IN HIS SERVICE'). Teresa was born on June 20, 1928 in San Jose, Costa Rica. She met Hector Benjamin Cascante in 1949 and they were married in San Jose...
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Donald Ford Barham

February 15, 1936 - March 4, 2018

Donald Ford Barham, 82, of Bowling Green, VA. passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital. Donald was born February 15, 1936 at The Old Georgetown Hospital in Washington, Dc to Grover Cleveland and Julia Alverta Bird Askins Barham. He attended schools in the DC, Maryland and Fairfax areas graduating from Gordon Junior High School in DC June 18, 1953. After a year of...
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Daniel Fitzhugh Cobb

March 3, 2018

Daniel Fitzhugh (Dan) Cobb passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Roanoke, Va. He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Roanoke. Dan was predeceased by his mother, Alice Ashton Barrows Cobb. He is survived by his father, Raymond G. Cobb; a son, Michael Christopher Cobb; and a daughter, Christine Ashton Cobb; along with many uncles, aunts and cousins. Dan graduated from Riverview...
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Jack Loving

March 13, 1932 - March 3, 2018

Jack W. Loving, 85 of King George County passed away on March 3, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Jack was born March 13, 1932 in Prospect, Prince Edward County, Va. to Alexander and Elizabeth Blair Loving. Jack served in the U. S. Navy from 1950 through 1954. After the Navy, Jack moved to King George and began his 34 year career at the Naval Warfare Center in...
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Suzanne Clare Goedtel

July 28, 1949 - March 2, 2018

Suzanne Clare Goedtel, 68, of King George passed away March 2, 2018. She was born on July 28, 1949 in New York to John and Marion Goedtel. She attended Virginia Tech and graduated in 1971. She is survived by her son, Eric Goedtel; Sisters, Maureen Ashworth and Jan Westrom; Brothers, Paul Goedtel and Chris Goedtel. She was predeceased by her parents, Marion and John Goedtel. A memorial service...
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Dorothy Mae Cash

January 8, 1926 - March 1, 2018

Dorothy Mae Cash, 92, of Bowling Green died at her home Thursday, March 1, 2018. Born in Orange County, she is the wife of James Bernard "J. B." Cash. She is also survived by two daughters, Linda C. Nowell (Wayne) and Sandra Cash-Waddell (Tom). A funeral service will be held 1:30 PM Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green. Burial will follow in Signal Hill Memorial Park. In...
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Ruth Land

December 24, 1938 - March 1, 2018

Ruth Elizabeth Land, 79, of King George passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018. She loved quilting, knitting, sewing, gardening, and her beloved dog, BJ. She is survived by her husband, Loren G Land, Jr.; her sons, John M. Land (Nancy); Gary B. Land (David); Paul D. Land (DeLaine); her grandchildren: Lauren (Jordan), Lindsay, Luke, Micah, Mark, Macie, and Matthew; and great grandson Ryder. She...
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Roger Abel

April 11, 1946 - March 1, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Roger Lee Abel announce his passing after a long battle with cancer, on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the age of 71 years. Roger will be remembered by his loving wife of 34 years, Linda and their children, Cheryl Lindsay, Robin Carpenter, and Luanne Broger. Roger will also be lovingly remembered by his 7 grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha, Mylinda,...
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Mary Hipsher Story

October 27, 1931 - February 27, 2018

Mary Hipsher Story, 86, of Stafford died Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Born in Illinois, she was born October 27, 1931 to Willard and Inez (Thompson) Hipsher. She was the widow of Wayne "Chief" Story. Survivors include her two children, Brian Shallenberger and Marsha (Bob) Sirks; a sister, Connie (Phil) Walters; three brothers, Roy (Deanna) Hipsher, Scott (Debbie) Hipsher, and Jesse (Sue) Hipsher;...
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Geraldine Gerrie Bourne

June 25, 1933 - February 27, 2018

Geraldine "Gerrie" Bourne, 84 of King George passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at her home. She loved crocheting, sewing and reading. Survivors include her sons, Vernon L. Bourne Jr. (Ruth), Arthur H. Bourne (Betty), Wayne L. Bourne (Fay), Terry D. Bourne (Krystal) and Henry S. Bourne (Donna); her twin sister, Jacqueline K. Henderson and numerous extended family. Gerrie will be...
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Caitlin Rose Merryman

June 30, 1989 - February 27, 2018

Caitlin Rose Merryman, 28, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018. She was born June 30, 1989 in Opelika, Alabama to Stephen A. Merryman and Laura Rose Merryman. Caitlin was a talented Project Manager who began her career as a stage manager and graduated with honors from Virginia Tech in 2011. After graduation, she became a Disney Imagineer and spearheaded several key projects before...
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Kyle Taylor

February 13, 1984 - February 24, 2018

Kyle Landon Taylor, 34, of Colonial Beach, Virginia passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018. He was born February 13, 1984 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Kyle is survived by his father, Gary Taylor and his mother Rosemary Taylor, his daughter Mallory Rose Taylor, his twin sister Monica Steffey (Nick), his nephew Landon Steffey and his paternal grandmother, Airy Taylor. A memorial service for Kyle...
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Sundarjeet "Sonny" Bissoon

April 11, 1948 - February 23, 2018

Sundarjeet "Sonny" Bissoon, 69 of Milford passed away Friday, February 23, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Radha Bissoon; his son, Philip Bissoon (Meghan); his sisters, Seeta Moore, Rani Sobrian, Chandra Khan and Shakila Singh; his brothers, Ray Bissoon and Teeluck Bissoon and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Darling Kissoondial. The family will...
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Norman Clyde Siefferman

February 27, 1934 - February 23, 2018

Reverend Norman Clyde Siefferman, 83, of Fredericksburg, VA passed away Friday, February 23, 2017. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and had a continued passion for aviation ever since. He was the Rector at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbus, GA from 1965-1980 prior to coming to King George County and becoming the Rector of St. Paul's, St. John's,...
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Linwood "Sonny" Green

March 31, 1956 - February 20, 2018

Linwood Ernest "Sonny" Green was born March 31, 1956 in Quantico, VA, to Reba (Houck) and William Green of King George, VA. He was a precision machinist by trade. He worked many years for Beretta before starting his own machine shop. For the last few years he was employed by the Department of Defense. He was an avid outdoorsman, loving to hunt and fish. He also had a special interest in fruit...
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Muriel Mullen

July 11, 1923 - February 18, 2018

Muriel Phyllis Mullen 11 July 1923 – 18 February 2018 Muriel went to be with the Lord on February 18, 2018 after a long battle with dementia. Born in Liverpool, England to Ethel (Way) Hillier and William Hillier. Predeceased by her husband, Robert Mullen, oldest daughter, Diane Leech, grandchild and great grandchildren. Muriel is survived by her daughter, Carol Mosier, daughter, Beverly...
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Nick T Ruggiero

September 4, 1930 - February 10, 2018

Nick T. Ruggiero, 87, of Ruther Glen, passed away Sat. Feb. 10, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA. Born to Peter and Lena Ruggiero, in Elkhart, Indiana, he also lived in Bari, Italy for several years before returning to the US, making their home in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Nick was a senior executive (CEO, President and GM) of...
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Timothy Trigger

March 18, 1967 - February 10, 2018

Timothy F. "Tim" Trigger, 50, of King George passed away peacefully at home on Saturday morning, February 10, 2018. During his 50 years of life on this earth, he touched the hearts of all who knew him. He had various jobs that put him in contact with the King George, Colonial Beach and Westmoreland communities, especially the years he was the sole technician for the Colonial Beach cable TV system...
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Harold "Dean" Jennings, Jr

December 11, 1956 - February 9, 2018

Lt. Commander Harold (Dean) Jennings, Jr., U. S. Navy (Ret) of Doswell, VA died on February 9 after a long illness. Dean is survived by Terri, his wife, children Brad & Victoria Jennings, Amanda Davenport (Joseph) and Brooke White (Dantaye) and six grandchildren. His brothers, Stewart (Laila), Joel (Kristi) and one sister, Josie Johannes (Jack) and step-mother Nancy Jennings. Dean was...
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George "Wilbur" Pitts

November 28, 1927 - February 9, 2018

George "Wilbur" Pitts, 90 of Ruther Glen, Virginia passed peacefully at his home, Friday, February 9, 2018. Born in Caroline, he was the son of the late Gladys Bruce Pitts and Leslie Pitts. He is a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, had owned and operated Pitts & Sons Auto in Bowling Green for 18 years, and was known as the "Veggie Man" at Rite Aid shopping center for many years. Survivors...
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Alberta Parkinson

November 26, 1926 - February 7, 2018

Catherine Alberta Parkinson, 91, of Colonial Beach, VA was called home by the Lord on February 07, 2018. Born November 26, 1926 in Washington, DC, Alberta grew up, graduated from both high school and nursing school, and worked for several doctors as a doctor's assistant there. During her youth, Alberta's family spent summers and weekends in Colonial Beach, where she met Walter Parkinson, a WWII...
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Paul "Carter" Sanford, Sr

August 5, 1925 - February 7, 2018

Paul "Carter" Sanford, Sr., 92 of Ruther Glen passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Born in Warsaw, he moved from the Northern Neck to Caroline County in 1960. There he served as a Virginia State Trooper for many years and later moving to the office of Investigation for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He also is a veteran having served in the US Army Air Corp during World War II. During his...
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Douglas James Cannon

January 9, 1955 - February 5, 2018

Douglas J. Cannon, 63 of Milford, Virginia passed away Monday, February 5, 2018. Douglas worked for many years as a heavy equipment operator. His passion for being a heavy equipment operator began at Martin Marietta, Doswell Quarry. He carried his passion through his life to Corman Construction, where he worked alongside his son, Shawn, until he retired in March 2017. Douglas enjoyed...
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Arleta Mae Mitchell

April 27, 1927 - February 5, 2018

Arleta Mae "Granny" Mitchell, 90, of Milford died Feb. 5, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital. She was born Apr. 27, 1927 in San Bernardino, California to the late Gladys Fay Getty and Ralph Foster Snider. She was the widow of John Lee Mitchell, Sr. whom she was married for 62 years. She is survived her son, John Lee Mitchell, Jr and his wife, Carolyn K. Mitchell of Milford; granddaughter, Shelley...
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Rebecca L. McDonald

February 3, 1990 - February 3, 2018

Rebecca Lynn McDonald, age 27, passed away Saturday, 3 February 2018. She was born in Alexandria, VA on 11 June 1990, to John Owen McDonald and Debra Ann Swanson later Stepfather Daniel Alan Swanson. She is survived by Gabriel Alexander Hudgins, Elena Marie-Lynn Hudgins; her two siblings, John Benjamin McDonald, Jesse Owen McDonald. She will be remembered as a loving mother, a beautiful...
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Remington William Walton

November 19, 1992 - February 3, 2018

Remington W Walton, 25, of Sparta passed away on Sat., Feb 3 as a result of an auto accident with his love, Rebecca McDonald and his friend, Brian Bixler Jr. Our beloved son Remmie was a dedicated worker at Fence Scapes in Mechanicsville. He enjoyed fishing and music. He loved people. Lots of people! He loved his family. He is survived by: His parents, Lynn and Craig Gooch. David and Emma...
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Brian Wayne Bixler, Jr.

August 31, 1990 - February 3, 2018

Brian W. "BB" Bixler, Jr., 27 of Woodford passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 as a result of an automobile accident. BB grew up playing baseball and loved to hunt and fish. He is survived by his fiancé, Cheyanne Nelson; parents, Brian W. Bixler, Sr. and Dawn Davis; his brother, Tommy Bixler (Ashley); his paternal grandparents, Ann Mauck and Donald Bixler; his step mother, Tari Bixler...
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Michael Westberry

November 14, 1948 - February 1, 2018

Michael Marion Westberry, 69 of Colonial Beach, Virginia passed away peacefully in his sleep February 1st, 2018. Michael was born in Brunswick, Georgia. He was the son of the late Elliott Marion Westberry and Ruth Arline Westberry. Michael served his country in Vietnam in the 1st Cavalry Division for the US Army, where he became a Bronze Star recipient and proud veteran. Upon returning, he...
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Gwendolyn Dale Durrett

November 22, 1948 - February 1, 2018

Gwendolyn Dale Durrett, 69, of Ruther Glen, VA departed this life peacefully on Feb. 1, 2018, after her courageous fight with a long illness. She was surrounded by a room full of loved ones, that will miss her deeply. Born, Nov.22, 1948, she was the daughter of Addison and Alberta Burruss Durrett. Gwen was a brilliant student graduating at 17 in 1966 from CT Smith High School as...
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Gloria Barnes Hall

September 20, 1927 - January 29, 2018

Gloria B. Hall, 90 of Colonial Beach passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 at her home. She and her late husband owned and operated Hall's Supermarket in Colonial Beach for many years. She worked hard in the family business until recent health issues made her slow down. She loved her family and her community and was generous to both. Her husband, Lloyd Hall, and her grandson, Larry Wilder Jr,...
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Clara M Hales

April 15, 1922 - January 28, 2018

Clara M. Hales, 95 of Colonial Beach passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018. She was the widow of Nelson Hales and is survived by her daughters, Rosemary Taylor of Colonial Beach and Carol Ford (Doug) of South Carolina; four grandchildren, Monica Steffey (Nick), Kyle Taylor, Douglas Ford and Denise Sebeck (Ron); four great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren and her beloved...
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Virginia Acors Jones

April 1, 1941 - January 24, 2018

Virginia Elizabeth Jones, 76, of Ruther Glen died Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 at Henrico Doctors Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Florence Acors and a brother, Frank Acors. She is survived by her husband, Conway Jones; four children, Mary Hockaday, Michael Hockaday (Patsy), Myra Perkins (William) and Connie Jones; brother, Wayne Acors (Judy); sisters-in-law, Sandra Acors...
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Ralph Curtis Boyd

January 26, 1921 - January 18, 2018

Ralph Curtis Boyd, 96, of King George passed away January 18, 2018. A memorial service will be held at Storke Funeral Home, Colonial Beach Chapel, on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moose Charities, 155 N. International Drive, Mooseheart, IL 60539, St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or the ASPCA, 424 E....
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Harry Sonny Mahon III

May 8, 1942 - January 16, 2018

Harry Irvin "Sonny" Mahon III, 75, of Colonial Beach, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital. He was born Friday, May 8, 1942 in Fairfax, Virginia to the late Harry Irvin Mahon, Jr. and Margaret Hall Mahon of Lorton, Virginia. Sonny served his country in the United States Navy, retired as a Captain for the Fairfax County Fire Service and was then an...
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Clyde Junior Pitts

February 2, 1945 - January 15, 2018

Clyde Junior Pitts, 72 of Port Royal went to be with the Lord and Savior on January 15th 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Pitts; his son, Jason Pitts; two brothers, George William Pitts and Wayne Pitts and his parents Bessie and George Pitts. He is survived by his daughters, Debbie Schools (Chris), Tammy Chenault (Derrick) and Keri Fullen (Rob);...
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Edward Joseph Hedrick

November 18, 1931 - January 13, 2018

Retired First Sergeant (Promotable) Edward Joseph Hedrick, 86, formerly of El Reno, Okla., passed away on January 13, 2018 at Harford Memorial Hospital in Harve de Grace, Md. Born in Geary, Okla. on November 18, 1931 to William Jefferson and Edna Mae (Hall) Hedrick, he was the eighth of 14 children. Raised during the The Great Depression and the 1930s Dust Bowl, Edward was only four when his...
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Jean Catherine Schaefer

June 24, 1922 - January 13, 2018

Jean Catherine Webber Schaefer, 95, died Saturday, January 13, 2018, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was the beloved wife of the late Lt. Col. Gerard G. Schaefer. Mrs. Schaefer was born June 24, 1922, in Brooklyn and raised in Queens Village, New York. She graduated from Hempstead High School on Long Island. She worked for W.R. Grace & Co. in New York City, during and after World War II...
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Ralph E. Beer

March 27, 1941 - January 12, 2018

Ralph E. Beer, 76, of King George, passed away Friday, January 12, at Mary Washington Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda M. Beer; brothers, Walter (Sue Ann) and Howard (Jeanetta) of King George, Virgil and Elbert (Betty) of Spotsylvania, Clive (Susan) of Tennessee; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog and companion, Buddy. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 18...
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Tammy Morris Creasey

August 16, 1966 - January 12, 2018

Tammy Morris Creasey passed away unexpectedly on January 12, 2018, from complications of diabetes. She was 51. Born in Fredericksburg, Tammy was the youngest daughter of Howard "Mickey" and Fannie "Bill" Morris. She attended King George High School, and then for many years worked for several contractors supporting NSWC Dahlgren. She also worked at Mary Washington Hospital and several retail...
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Lee M. Poston

April 2, 1931 - January 11, 2018

Lee Montgomery Poston, 86, of King George, VA, died Thursday, January 11, 2018, at his home. He was born on April 2, 1931, in Marion, VA, to Lilburn and Helen Poston. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nancy N. Poston; two daughters, Terry Porter and Linda Campoli (John), both from Fredericksburg, VA; and a son, Michael Poston (Debra), from Clovis, NM. Lee served in the US Army from 1952...
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Deborah Beall

October 17, 1959 - January 10, 2018

Deborah Ann Beall, 58, of Alexandria, Virginia, formerly of Colonial Beach, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at INOVA Alexandria Hospital. Deborah is survived by her mother Carol Husband of Colonial Beach, her children, Troy Parlett (Amber) of Cheltenham, Maryland, Tara Wright (Josh), Tanya Negahnquet (Tommy), Michael Beall (Kimmy) all of Colonial Beach, and Lee Beall and Roger...
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Thomas Alonzo Haley

July 19, 1933 - January 9, 2018

Thomas Alonzo Haley, 84, of Bowling Green died Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Mary Scott Broaddus Haley; two children Mary Tod Haley Gray (Clarke Gray) and Thomas Scott Haley (Mary Lissenden Haley); three grandchildren, Thomas Clarke Gray (Rebecca), Mary Paige Haley and Andrew Scott Haley; two sisters, Judy Haley Neal and June Haley Aguirre. One of 11 children,...
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Patricia Joan True

October 9, 1938 - January 7, 2018

Patricia A. True, 79 of Ruther Glen, Virginia passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home. Formerly of Washington DC, she had retired as a loan manager with Heartland Bank in Fredericksburg. She was the recent widow of James True. Survivors include her son, David E. Morton, daughter in law Keri Morton, of Clarksburg, Maryland; 6 Grandchildren, Amber, Jodi, David Jr. Kyle, Christopher and...
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John Thomas Stanley

January 17, 1930 - January 7, 2018

John T. Stanley, 87 of Partlow passed away Sunday January 7, 2018. Survivors include his children, Barry Stanley and Susan Satterwhite; siblings, Mason Stanley, Shirley Chenault, Frances McLaughlin, Betty White and Carol Stone; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 17th at 11:00AM in Waller's Baptist Church, Partlow. www...
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Cleveland G. "Rat" Beazley

May 5, 1934 - January 6, 2018

Cleveland G. "Rat" Beazley 83, of Bowling Green died Sat. Jan. 6, 2018 at his home. Born in Caroline, he was a devout Jehovah's Witness and had retired from Purvis Ford. Rat was an outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, gardening and being on his John Deere tractor doing yardwork. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 62 years, Barbara Taylor Beazley; a sister, Ruby Ann Rollins;...
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Patricia "Patsy" N Edwards

April 12, 1935 - January 6, 2018

Patricia Newton Edwards Patricia "Patsy" Newton Edwards of King George died January 6 in Vibra Hospital of Richmond. She was born in King George County on April 12, 1935, to Wallace and Dorothy Clift Newton and grew up in the Weedonville area. She was a 1953 graduate of King George High School. Patsy retired in 2016 after 46 years with the Department of Social Services in King George,...
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Nancy Jean Martin

March 2, 1940 - January 5, 2018

Nancy Jean Martin, 77, of Shumansville died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Born in Caroline, she is survived by two brothers, Teddy Bear Martin and Winkey (Mary Jane) Martin; two nephews, Bobby and Chris Martin and a great-nephew, Cole Martin. A funeral service will be held 11 am Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green with Rev. Wes Mason officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hermon...
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Ruby Beatrice Cornett

October 14, 1924 - January 3, 2018

Ruby Cornett, 93, of King George, passed away on January 3, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital. She is survived by 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She especially enjoyed moments with Jacob, Katie and Camden. A memorial service will be held at Potomac Baptist Church on January 13, 2018 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Potomac Baptist Church food...
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Evelyn L. Covington

January 2, 2018

Evelyn L. Covington, 81 of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was the widow of Willie Covington, Jr. Survivors include her children, Debra Brooks (Michael), Tina White and Irene Burruss; her sister, Margaret Chewning; her brothers, Ray Trigger and Terry Trigger; grandchildren, Michael Brooks II (Kellie), Cristina Young (Chad) and William White; great grandchildren, Hope...
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Ellen Marie Conde

September 27, 1950 - December 31, 2017

Ellen Marie Conde, 67, of Ruther Glen died suddenly Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 at her home. Born in Scranton , Pa. She had retired as a kindergarten teacher from Westminister School in Annandale, VA. She is survived by her husband, Robert Conde; two daughters, Teresa Conde and Marilyn (Phil) Mereish; a granddaughter, Olivia Mereish; a brother, John (Susan) Manley, and brother-in-law, John (Patricia...
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Roy C Brickey

December 31, 2017

Roy C. Brickey, age 65 went to be with his Lord on December 31, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. He was a lifetime professional painter and his passion was fishing. Roy is survived by two sons, Tommy and Roy "Sparkie"; a brother, Richard of Bassett; sisters, Connie Kuykendal of Woodford and Carol Grimes of Bowling Green; three grandchildren, Destiney Harman, Mackenzie Smith and Brandon...
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Dorothy J Atkinson

September 21, 1937 - December 30, 2017

Dorothy J. Atkinson, 80, of Woodford died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at Vibra Hospital of Richmond. Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Merryman; her two sons, Donnie and Wade Atkinson all of Spotsylvania. A graveside service will be 11 AM Fri. Jan. 5, 2018 at Round Oak Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Storke Funeral Home, P. O. Box 920, Bowling Green, VA....
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Harold Jacob Smith

February 13, 1939 - December 29, 2017

Harold Jacob Smith, 78, from Jacksonville, FL, passed away on December 29, 2017, after a year long battle with cancer. Funeral services to be scheduled and will be held at the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer, Virginia. Interment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery. Harold was born February 13, 1939, to James Harvey and Donnie Smith of Ellenboro, NC. Harold joined the army in 1958 at the...
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Agnes H Kolb

December 10, 1935 - December 27, 2017

Agnes H. Kolb, born Dec. 10, 1935 was welcomed by God and family on Dec. 27, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Agnes was born and raised in South Carolina and remained a southern Belle wherever she lived. She married Fred W. Kolb, Nov. 4, 1961 in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the two began their family and lived for many years. Agnes was a student of God and exhibited the teachings of her...
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Judith Ann Anderson

November 4, 1948 - December 27, 2017

Judith Ann Anderson, 69, of King George, passed away at Mary Washington Hospital December 27, 2017. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and was the daughter of Joseph G. and Anna I. Bracone. She spent her career working in retail at Nichols, Roses and Ashby's in Fredericksburg and Food Lion in Dahlgren. She is predeceased by her parents and a brother, Joseph Bracone. She is survived by...
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Carrie Lynn Jenni

February 24, 1973 - December 25, 2017

Carrie Lynn Jenni, loving wife of Jakob and mother to children Oliver, Nicholas Benjamin and Emma Rose, is now in the warm embrace of our creator. Carrie leaves to mourn her loss many family members and friends, including her mother, Laurie Bradbury Talley (Roger); her father, Chris Wilson (Katey); her brothers, Justin and William; grandmother Barbara Wilson; her aunt, Kimberly Strunk; brothers...
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Mary R Tillman

August 9, 1946 - December 24, 2017

Mary R. Tillman, 71 known to many as "Memaw", of Bowling Green, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital. She is survived by her loving significant other, Ed Nelson; son and daughter; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She will surely be missed. At her request, her cremains will be scattered at a future date. Please check back at the end of April, 2018 at www...
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Walter Plesko, Jr.

June 7, 1952 - December 22, 2017

Walter Plesko Jr., 65 of Bowling Green passed away Friday, December 22, 2017. Born in Ohio, he retired after 22 years of service with the United States Marine Corps. He was a carpenter for many years and worked at Ft. A.P. Hill with the ATF. Walter was also a life member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Walker Plesko; seven children, Riyo Uhara, Natasha Thomas (Justin), Hayato...
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Virginia Pollard Bowie

December 19, 2017

Virginia Pollard Bowie, 88 of Oak Grove, Virginia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband; Eugene W. Bowie, Sr. Virginia had a long career working as a bookkeeper first at the Navy Shipyard in Washington DC, NSWC Dahlgren, 25 years at Ingleside Plantation Nursery, for her son, Larry in his business as well as...
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Myrtle Carneal Lichtenberger

November 18, 1926 - December 18, 2017

Myrtle Carneal Lichtenberger, 91, of Petersburg died Mon., Dec. 18, 2017. Born in Caroline County, she was the widow of Adolph John Lichtenberger. She is survived by her son, Karl (Pam) Lichtenberger; a granddaughter, Karlin Lichtenberger and a grandson, Bryan Lichtenberger. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Sat. Dec. 23, 2017 at Wright's Burying Ground. In lieu of flowers, memorial...
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Doris L Hart

July 1, 1928 - December 15, 2017

Doris L. Hart, 89, of Ruther Glen, died Friday, December 15, 2017 at Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde L. Hart, Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Beverly (Garwin Lee) Potter and Arlene (Ted) Pearson and ; six grandchildren, David (Donna) Edmonds, Crystal Edmonds, Christopher and Angela Potter, Trevor...
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Clyde Benjamin Carneal

July 24, 1926 - December 14, 2017

Our beloved Clyde Benjamin Carneal, 91, of Colonial Beach has gone home peacefully Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Norma Jean Carneal; his children, Bryant Carneal, Roger Chewning, Tammy Chewning, Debbie Starcher, Donna Hooker, Crystal Brinson, Ben Carneal and David Carneal; seven siblings, Eugene Carneal, Irene Swisher, Royland Carneal, Earline Perry, Berkley...
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Walter William DeShazo III

July 15, 1942 - December 13, 2017

Walter was born in Santa Barbara, CA on July 15, 1942 to Walter and Dorothy DeShazo. He attended New Mexico Military Institute for two years before entering the navy as a machinist's mate on nuclear submarines. On August 24, 1968, he married Carolyn, a nurse he met while stationed in Groton, CT. On July 14, 1970 and September 29, 1973 respectively, he welcomed his two children, who were the most...
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Kenneth Douglas Boggs

September 5, 1952 - December 11, 2017

Kenneth Douglas Boggs, 65 of Mechanicsville, formerly of King George, lost his earthly life December 11, 2017. Kenny was born Sept. 5, 1952 in Covington to Mary E. and Lee M. Boggs. Survivors include his wife, Kay Shaver Boggs; his son, Kyle, whom he loved very much; his beloved sister, Penny Staples of Fredericksburg; his beloved brother, Mike and wife Pam of Aylett; his "buds", Phillip and...
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Eleanor F. Covington

October 30, 1941 - December 10, 2017

Eleanor F. Covington, 76 of Woodford passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. She was the widow of Roger L. Covington and a member of Round Oak Baptist Church, where she was active in the Fidelity Sunday School class. She was a loving mother to four children, Ellen Gouldman (Dale), Sheldia Covington, Roger Covington and Jerry Covington (Tami). She is also survived by seven grandchildren, three...
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