Belinda Karen Taylor Belinda Karen Taylor obtained angel wings on February 6, 2020 after a 16-year battle with cancer. Daughter of Charlie and Laurine Brewer of East Hartford, CT. Predeceased by her parents, brother Ervin Brewer, and Sister Sheila Brewer. She leaves her sister Shirley McGowa…

Dave Torrans lived a full and happy life. It was filled with a wealth of good friends and family. Dave and his wife Mary Bowe had a loving marriage of 25 years. They laughed and loved together until the end. Dave had a career that challenged his intellect, and made him eager to go to work ea…

Deborah Jo Rodgers Carpenter, a long-term resident of King George county, died in Pitt County, North Carolina, on Saturday February 15, 2020, at the age of 64 and 7 months. She was survived by her father, Joseph Rodgers; 2 brothers, Gregory and Michael Rodgers; husband, Roger Dennis Carpente…

Ella V. Scranage Turberville of Stafford, Virginia, transitioned to life eternal on February 14, 2020, at the age of 98 in Stafford, Virginia. A viewing will be held on Thursday, February20, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at A. L. Bennet and Son Funeral Home, 200 Butternut Drive, Fredericksburg, VA.…

Lloyd E. Scott, Jr. Lloyd E. Scott, Jr., 93, of Fredericksburg passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 24, 1926. Lloyd was a WWII Navy Veteran and was the last remaining charter member of the Historic Fred…

Roger Goldsberry, 84, of Locust Grove passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at home. Roger was born on May 11, 1935 in San Jose, CA to Daniel Senft and Ethel Goldsberry. He served his country for four years in the Navy before finding his true love in law enforcement, working as a K9 office…

Carl Nelson "Duke" Newton, 88, of Falmouth departed this world on Friday, February 14, 2020 to be with the Lord. Duke served four years in the United States Navy aboard the destroyer USS Lowry (DD 770) where he had the opportunity of making two world cruises, a pleasure that few sailors coul…

Frances Harrell Hicks, 77, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. Mrs. Hicks was the daughter of the late Julian and Beulah Harrell. She was employed at Ft. Belvoir, then at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Mrs. Hicks liked travelling, pl…

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James L. Williams, 65, of Spotsylvania passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020. Jim was born on January 13, 1955 in Washington, D.C. to Edward J. Williams and Daisy C. Higham. He received a business degree from Virginia Tech and went on to become certified as a Health Physicist. During his …

Janice Treveline Darr, 84, passed away on February 13, 2020. She will be greatly missed for her sweet smile, kind heart, and gentle spirit. She is survived by her children, Richard Darr (Leta) and Wendy Barrett (Bob), and her grandchildren, Johnny (Kimberle), Noah, and Samantha. She is prede…

Mrs. Juanita Caroline Goad, 68, of Stafford County, entered fully into the presence of our Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at her residence. Juanita was born on March 8, 1951 in Clearfield, PA to the late David Wayland and Gloria Lindgren Wayland. Juanita served in the Army for…

Patricia Ann Cox, 76, of Fredericksburg, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Patricia devoted herself to her family, she had a heart of gold, and loved giving to others. She was a faithful servant of the Lord. Survivors inclu…

Pauline Lam Apperson passed away from Alzheimer's on February 12, 2020, at Spring Arbor of Fredericksburg, surrounded by family and her caregivers. Born on the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1928, Polly was six years old when her family was among those who lost their homes to the construction of th…

Robert C. "Tucker" Williams, Sr., 75, dedicated outdoorsman, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. Survivors include his son, Robert "Tucker" Jr. (Sheila); granddaughter Ashley (Arseniy); and his many nieces; nephews; friends; and extended family. Online guest…

Shawn Thomas Endler, 49, died peacefully in his sleep on February 17, 2020 following a long illness. Shawn was born on May 16, 1970 in Spangler, PA to Thomas and Darlene Endler. He is a graduate of Stafford High School, Germanna Community College and Mary Washington College, and was an emplo…

William Roy "Pee-Wee" Wenzel, 77, of Stafford County passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. William was retired from R.C. Lee Carpet House. He loved fishing, dancing, and playing cards with friends. He went to the city docks each day that he went out. William l…

Addie L. Strother, 94, of Fredericksburg went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, February 15, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones. Addie was born on May 23, 1925 in Caroline County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene C. Strother Sr.; parents, Elizabeth Mart…

Albert Lee Philpott, Jr. of Fredericksburg, beloved husband, brother, father of four, grandfather of eight, and cousin to many, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at age 72. Lee was born and raised in Henry County, where he spent many hours on the back of a tractor cutting hay and feed…

Alvin W. Shifflett, 66, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. Wayne was a graduate of Edison High School, class of '72 and went on to work and retire at Fort Belvior Military Hospital as a Pharmacy Technician. He enjoyed an active life after retirement and …

Joyce Anita Bridges Gill, 81 of Arrington, formerly of King George passed away peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born September 2, 1938 in Alexandria to the late Roy Zeb Bridges and Myrtle May Bragg Bridges. In addition to her parents, she was preceded…

Shirley J. Bulkley, age 94, passed away peacefully at her home in Fredericksburg, VA on February 16th. Born in Shelby, Ohio to Raymon and Edith Zeiters, she moved to Columbus, Ohio where she met and married William S. Bulkley in 1948. They worked and resided in Columbus for many years and af…

Amanda (Mandy) Hubbard Sedgwick Amanda "Mandy" Hubbard Sedgwick, 74, formerly of Tybee Island, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Valentine's Day. She was the daughter of the late Louis Dexter Hubbard and Ellen Osterbind Hubbard of Fredericksburg, VA. She was preceded in death by her hus…

Robert Blair Hornbuckle, 90, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Robert was an avid golfer and member of The Presbyterian Church of Fredericksburg. He was retired from Verizon. Robert was a member of the Fredericksburg Elks and South Norfolk Ruritan Club. Survivors…

William Anderson, 89, of Spotsylvania County, formally from Falls Church, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. William, known as Bill, was a native of Warrenton, where he grew up. He graduated from Orange County High School. Bill served two years…

Ann F. Callahan died February 10, 2020, at age 86, in Winchester, Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Michael Callahan and Phyllis Butler Callahan; by her sister, Virginia Strang; and her great-niece, Rachel Robinson. Ann graduated from the College of William & Mary and…

George Allen Kay, 92, died on Monday, February 10, 2020 in Fredericksburg. George was born in Warren, PA on October 13, 1927 to Percy and Zoe Kay. He was the first in his family to graduate from college, and received his bachelor's degree from Houghton College in New York State in 1949. Geor…

Juanita Alicia Linares, 88, of Fredericksburg, went home to be with the Lord on February 9, 2020. Juanita was born September 14, 1931 in Laredo, TX. Growing up in Laredo, she met the love her life, Rodolfo Linares. They would spend their weekends courting and dancing. Both would become amate…

Larry Don Merritt, 77, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Friday, February 14, 2020. Larry was born in Sophia, WV on November 24, 1942, to the late William Burnside and Martha Ellen Vandall Merritt. Larry graduated in 1960 from Shady Spring High School in Shady Spring, WV…

Margareta Schneider Snook, 94, of Ruther Glen passed Sat. Feb. 8, 2020 at her home in Ladysmith, VA. Born in Germany, she was the widow of James Ernest Snook. She is survived by her two sons, Thomas E. Snook (Carolyn) and James E. Snook (Joanne); and four grandchildren, Randy Snook, Susen We…

On Tuesday, January 28, Mary Sophia Swiatek (Gerity), loving grandmother and life-long caretaker of many, passed away at the age of 92. She was born on January 3,1928 in Toledo, Ohio where she met and married her her high school sweetheart Ronald Swiatek. Together they raised the sunshine of…

Thelma L. Anderson, 67, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at her home. Thelma was retired from the Wal-Mart Corporation after 25 years of service as a cashier. Survivors include her children, Lawrence Anderson (Kathy) of Appalachia and Adam Anderson (Mandy) of Fr…

USN Lieutenant William Lehmbeck (Retired), 84, passed way unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from complications while at Mary Washington Hospital. Mr. Lehmbeck joined the Navy in 1952 and was assigned to the Naval Submarine service after completing basic training, and served as an …

Wesley W. Jargowsky, 75, JMHS Class of '62, died on February 3 at Rosewood Village in Charlottesville. Dementia had robbed him of the activities which filled his life - gardening, fishing, hunting, stream sampling, woodworking, and home improvement. He modeled a DIY attitude that lives on in…

Antonia H. "Tink" Johnson, 89, of Stafford County passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Poet's Walk. Tink worked for Trans World Airlines (TWA) as a customer service agent. She was Vice-President of Johnson Reference Books and Militaria in Fredericksburg. Antonia enjoyed traveling world…

Carl A. Wiberg Sr. of Fredericksburg, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, February 4. Carl was born in Washington, DC on September 11, 1937 to Arthur and Ruth Wiberg. He was a graduate of Washington Lee High School and attended The American University. He began his newspaper career as a messenger…

Carolyn L. Roach, 73, of Stafford County, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, February 13, 2020, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Carolyn worked in cosmetology for 54 years in Alexandria and Stafford. She owned and operated six beauty salons in ret…

Bill Dews, (Age 69), passed away peacefully at home in Locust Grove, VA on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. He is survived by his cherished siblings, Angia (Al) Grove and John Dews; nephew, Nick (Brittany) Dews and niece, Jackie Dews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Marjory and Clyde Dews…

Dolores Hanson Wood, 86, was ushered into Christ's presence on February 11, 2020. Dolores was born on April 4, 1933 in Mabscott, West Virginia to parents Carlos and Callie Hanson. She married her high-school sweetheart and love of her life, Lewis "Tink" Wood on October 30, 1950 in Pearisburg…

Jean Gulatsi Snow, 72, of Fredericksburg, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Jean was born on November 1, 1947 to Richard and Doris Gulatsi. She graduated from Shippensburg University, where she met her husband, Robert. Jean retired from Anne Arundel County Public…

Maureen Gertrude (nee LIES) Age 74, of Fredericksburg, VA, passed away on February 7th from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). She and twin sister, Marilyn were born in Jersey City, NJ to Gertrude (Coyle) and Alfred Lies. Grew up in Lyndhurst, New Jersey and graduated class of '63. Was mar…

Ruby Coleman, 79, of Spotsylvania, Virginia passed away peacefully at Mary Washington Hospital on Friday, February 7, 2020. The 7th of 9 children to the late Riley and Elsie Jackson, she was born and raised on a farm in Alabama. Ruby was the devoted wife of the late CSM (Ret) Billy Coleman, …

Frances Virginia Lear, 93, passed peacefully into eternal glory on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at her son's home in Spotsylvania, Virginia. She was a long-time resident of Fairfax, VA. Virginia was born on 30 October 1926 in her Grandmother's home in Fort Green Florida to Perry and Lena Chance…

Lois "Maxine" Carpenter, 86, of Unionville, Virginia, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Dogwood Nursing Home in Orange, Virginia, surrounded by her daughters, Brenda Trasatti (Larry), Cindy Klott (Lou), and Doreen Davis (RT). She was preceded in death by her mother, Evalena Critchfi…

Mildred Levine, loving wife of Mayer Levine and wonderful mother, passed away on February 6th. She was 89 years old. Born in 1930, Mildred was married to Mayer for more than 72 years. They were California natives who came to Virginia in 1967 and have been in Fredericksburg for more than 40 y…

94 of North Chesterfield, VA passed away peacefully on February 8, 2020. A retired educator, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband John William (Bill) Flemer, her firstborn, Catherine Jean Flemer, her son John (Did) William Flemer Jr., her parents Carrie and Roberson DeShazo and h…

Horace Parker, 72, of Stafford, VA passed away on February 6, 2020. Mr. Parker is survived by his wife Debra and two sons, Dwaine and Mark. A viewing will be held at A. L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, 200 Butternut Drive, Fredericksburg, VA, on Thursday, February 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. The fu…

Irene Banks, 91, of Spotsylvania, VA, passed away on February 2, 2020, at her home. She is survived by her six children, Linda, Connie, Clyde, Alvin, Kenwood, and Harold "Snooke." A viewing will be held at A. L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, 200 Butternut Drive, Fredericksburg, on Saturday, …

Sally A. Rycroft, 69, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Hughes Home, Fredericksburg. She was a 1969 graduate of Niagara Falls High School, 1973 graduate of the State University College at Brockport, NY and a 1995 graduate of the nursing program of Germanna Comm…

Shirley G. Covington, 84, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Falls Run Nursing Home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Covington was born on June 14, 1935 in Fredericksburg. She was a member of Berea Baptist Church and their Celebration choir. Her love of genealogy and…

Martha Evans Johnson, 96, of King George passed away on February 4, 2020. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Paul Johnson and Robert Johnson; one daughter, Katherine Johnson; one brother, Rev. Thomas Barclay; one sister, Blanche Greenfield; and ten grandchildren. The funeral service …

Ricky Carl Sears, 63, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Mr. Sears was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Donald and Jo Ann Sears. Ricky was an avid weightlifter and amateur freshwater angler completing the requirements for Master Angler Level 2 …

Misti Lynn Stanley Nelson, 39 of Spotsylvania gained her angel wings on Thursday, February 6, 2020, along with her husband, Noah Nelson. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Stanley, her aunt, Bonnie Stanley, her uncles, David Stanley and Wayne Robertson and her step grandparents,…

Nelda Lee Payne, 96, of King George, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 7, 2020 at her home. Nelda was born on August 26, 1923 in Wauchula, FL where she met her husband of 63 years. After World War II, Nelda moved to Falmouth and later Fairview Beach, where she was commonly known as …

Dolores Reeves Sullivan, 87, of Fredericksburg, passed away from congestive heart failure on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Dolores was born in Ashland, KY in 1932. She moved to the Washington, DC area in 1951 to work for the federal government where she worked for 36 years. Dolores first worke…

Elizabeth A. Shaner, 55, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at her home. Elizabeth served for 24 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves as a Captain. She was awarded Oak Leaf Clusters and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary medal. Elizabeth was a …

James C. Atchison, 80, of Spotsylvania County, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, February 2, 2020. He lost his longtime battle with cancer after a valiant fight. He worked at FMC for almost 20 years, then worked for General Products for another 25 years. James is survived by his wife of 5…

Lucas George "Luke" Taylor, 26, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Lucas was born on February 9, 1993 and he spent his life growing up in Spotsylvania. Lucas' deep love provided him a multitude of lifetime friends. Always willing to lend advice, listen or offer wise words of encourag…

Rev. Mark Daniel Dempsey, 46, Sr. Pastor of Kings Highway Baptist Church, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Rev. Dempsey was a graduate of George Wythe University with a B.A. degree in music. He was a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Biblical and Theologica…

Sandra Ann Peterson, 80, of Stafford, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Marion Manor. Mrs. Peterson was a nurse at INOVA Alexandria Hospital. She loved gardening, flowers and was a member of the Shriner's Association. Survivors include her children, Debra Ann Ramsey and David Allen …

82, of Montross, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. He was born in Alexandria, VA on February 8, 1937 and came to reside in the Northern Neck during the 1950's. Sammy served in the U.S. Army from 1961 1964 in Germany. He was on the gunline at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren…

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