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Larry L. Lewis

Larry L. Lewis

Larry Lee Lewis, 70, of Spotsylvania County died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Georgetown University Hospital following surgery.

Larry was born in Independence, Mo., on Sept. 4, 1943, to the late Paul and Geneva Lewis. He was the youngest of four sons. After graduating from high school, he attended the School of the Ozarks.

Larry was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in Izmir, Turkey, in the early 1960s serving as a surgeon's assistant. He served as a member of the Fredericksburg Police Department for four years and then worked for the Virginia Department of Transportation until 1975.

In 1975, he married his wife, Judy, and began his work as a commercial real estate appraiser for Fairfax County, where he worked in litigation until his retirement in 2000. In 2001, he began working for Spotsylvania County Assessment.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Judy C. Lewis; two sons, Michael Lane of Fredericksburg and Rodney Lee Lewis of St. Louis; daughter Laura Lane Ragland and her companion, Mike Pontbriand, of Fredericksburg; granddaughters Leann Ragland of Fredericksburg and Miranda Lewis and Michaela Lewis, both of Denver; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Jerral "Tuffy" Lewis of West Plains, Mo., and Jim Lewis and his wife, Vicki, of Fredericksburg; sister-in-law June Lewis of West Plains, Mo.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and his "boys" Tyler and Skip.

He was preceded in death by his oldest brother, Junior Paul "Cotton" Lewis.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, with the Rev. John D. Ragland officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial with military honors will follow at noon in Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an SPCA of one's choice or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

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Richard P. Kueny

Richard P. Kueny

Richard Patrick Kueny, 63, of Locust Grove passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Fredericksburg. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Johnson Funeral Home.

An online guest book is available at johnsoncares.com.

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Roxie A. Gould

Roxie A. Gould

Roxie Ann Gould, 46, of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at VCU Medical Center after a long illness, which she fought until the very end.

Arrangements are incomplete at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

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Marian Hoad

Marian Hoad

Marian Hoad, 95, of Lake of the Woods, Locust Grove, passed away at Dogwood Village on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Marian worked as an accountant for the New York State Highway Department. She was a member of Church of the Messiah in Spotsylvania County.

Marian was predeceased by her husbands, Tom Walling and Lawrence Hoad; one son, Gerald Walling; two brothers; and one sister.

Marian is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Malamphy of Lake of the Woods and Melissa Haase and husband Jim of Lake Caroline; one son, Lawrence Walling and wife Kathy of Lockport, N.Y.; and one sister, Carrie Smith of Corning, N.Y. Survivors also include 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at a later date in Savona, N.Y.

An online guest book is available at johnsoncares.com.

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Gladys L. Carter

Gladys L. Carter

Gladys L. Carter, 74, of Bowling Green entered into peaceful eternal rest on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Spotsylvania Regional Medi- cal Center.

She was born July 14, 1939, to the late Mary Sue Myers in Caroline County.

She is survived by three children, Sharone Hudson, Edward Carter Jr. and Shelley Carter, all of Bowling Green; two sisters; one aunt; 13 grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; one great- great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, 16476 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA 22427, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 18, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 127 S. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427. Interment will follow at St. James Baptist Church cemetery in Milford.

Online condolences are available at cwedwardsfu neralhome.com.

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Alice Harding

Alice Harding

Alice "Frances" Harding, 89, of Fredericksburg died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Woodmont Center, where she had resided for the past year.

Frances was born in Madison on Aug. 21, 1924, to Elnora Stanley and James Bache. She graduated from Orange County High School in Orange.

She was the widow of Elwood Ray Harding.

Frances worked for Morganstern's Pants Factory and Rappahannock Sports Wear as a seamstress, Metro Drug Store and Giant Food. She was an avid duckpin bowler and enjoyed playing bingo, working crossword puzzles and reading. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Frances was the mother of two sons, Ray L. Harding (Judy) and Dean R. Harding (Carla); and a daughter, Terry L. Passagaluppi; and the grandmother of six; great-grandmother of nine; and great-great-grandmother of five. She is also survived by a sister, Nellie Lucille Elliott of Hampton, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Athie, Lester and Reginald Bache; sisters Mae Roach and Edna Manseau; and granddaughter Jennifer Rose Harding.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fredericksburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Jennifer Rose Harding Art Scholarship, 27 Bel Plains Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.

Online condolences may be expressed to Frances' family at foundandsons.com.

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Lena E. Synan

Lena E. Synan

Lena E. Synan, 87, of Fredericksburg passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Bowling Green Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Synan lived a faith-filled life and enjoyed the fellowship of her many friends and family. She loved being outside in her flower beds, gardening, sewing and cooking. She never turned down an opportunity to talk with or help those whom she met along life's way.

Survivors include a son, Ronald E. Synan and his wife, Priscilla, of Baker City, Ore.; daughters Norma J. Synan of Fairfax and Sharon R. Synan of Butler, Mo.; grandsons Alex and Drew Synan; and her sister, Jean Beal and her husband, Bill, of Elizabeth City, N.C.

Mrs. Synan was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas E. Synan; a son, Nathan W. Synan; and granddaughter Beth Synan.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at noon Saturday, April 19, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.

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Mark R. Kjar

Mark R. Kjar

Mark Raymond Kjar, 57, of Spotsylvania County passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Mark is survived by his wife of 34 years, Cindy; a son, Marshall A. Kjar and his wife, Kimberly, of Maryland; his father, Raymond J. Kjar of New York; a brother, William G. Kjar and his wife, Resa, of Fredericksburg; two sisters, Kathy Kjar of New York and Janice Fox and her husband, Harry, of Spotsylvania; and two grandchildren, Dana and Alexander Kjar.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey M. Kjar; a brother, Marshall A. Kjar; and his mother, Etta L. Kjar.

Mark's family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A funeral will follow at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, Mark's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979.

Online condolences may be expressed to Mark's family at foundandsons.com.

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