74, of Spotsylvania, died peacefully on May 16, 2019, in Charlottesville. Roosevelt was the son of the late Rufus and Marie Brooks. He is survived by his children Vonetta Graham, Theresa Brooks, Anthony Kearney of Statesville, NC and his devoted niece Brenda Carter of Stafford. He leaves beh…

76 of Stafford departed this life May 15, 2019. Remains rest with Owens Funeral Svcs (Frederickburg) Funeral services will be held 12noon Thursday May 23, 2019 Little Forest Baptist, Stafford, Va. www.owensfuneralservice.com

David Robert Gallagher, Jr of King George, VA died Friday, May 17, 2019 at MCV-VCU hospital in Richmond from complications of pneumonia and the flu. David was born October 29, 1963 in Fort Benning, GA to Vanelia and David Gallagher, Sr. of Warsaw. He lived in Warsaw all his life and was an e…

Linda Louise Jamison, age 77, of Fredericksburg, VA passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. She was born on September 4, 1941 in St. Joseph, Missouri the daughter of the late William and Alberta (Franks) Blankenship. She served as the Secretary to Justice Anthony Kenned…

Sol Herman, MD, 85, of Fredericksburg died on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital with his family at his bedside. Dr. Herman had practiced psychoanalysis for over forty years in the Washington DC area before semi-retiring to Fredericksburg in 2002. He is survived by his wife L…

Larry L. Hollar, 81, passed peacefully with his family by his side on May 15, 2019 at his home in Fredericksburg, Virginia after a long battle with Parkinson's. Larry and his twin brother, Gary, were born on January 2, 1938 to the late Melvin and Rheva Hollar of Martinsburg, West Virginia. H…

Leona Marshall Williams, 67, of Spotsylvania, was called home on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Leona was born on January 6, 1952. She could always make you laugh, no matter what the situation was. Leona was a true unsung hero to so many. She dedicated many years of her life helping others as an L…

Stardate: 3.15.2019 Here is the last voyage of Lee Jospeh Milstead. His sixty-seven year mission concluded when he succumbed to cancer. He is survived by his wife Darlene Milstead, his sons Jonathan, Adam and Justin, his sister Ann Martin and his grandson Lincoln. As a young man he was a pro…

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73, died peacefully on May 11, 2019, at her home in Richmond, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, David. She is survived by her children, David Jr. (Christine), Suzanna (Ian Moratto), Thomas (Vikki Keszey); and her grandchildren, David III (Sarah Joy), Katherine, Lauren, William, Z…

Beth Johnson Froehlich, 64, passed away peacefully in the early morning of May 11, 2019 in Fredericksburg, Virginia after several years fighting early onset Alzheimer's disease. Beth was born in Tucker, Georgia and graduated from Tucker High School in 1973. She received her nursing degree fr…

Carlyle A Gaines, 90 of Essex County entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Carrington Place of Tappahannock. A graveside service has been scheduled at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2548 Hustle Rd., Hustle, VA 22436. Family may be reached a…

Fred "Jack" Walker passed away peacefully on May 16th in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was the beloved husband for 66 years to Sallie Walker and father of Cindy Korn, Fredericksburg. Richard Walker and John Walker, Melbourne, Fla. He was the very beloved grandfather of Alex Lakas, Tyler Walke…

Thomas Wood Hall, born May 19,1949 passed away at his houseboat on April 30,2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Freddie Hall and Genevieve Satterwhite Hall. He is survived by his two sisters, Lorraine Miller of FL and Denise Wendle of PA.; his niece, Heather Sandusky and husband, …

Wade Danny 62 formerly of Fredericksburg, departed this life May 13, 2019. Remains rest with the Owens Funeral Svcs, 1808 Princess Anne, Fredericksburg, va 22401 where funeral services will be held 11am Tuesday May 21, 2019. Online condolences at www.owensfuneralservices.com

Christina Lynn Byrnes, age 45, of Fredericksburg, VA passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at her residence. She was born on November 19, 1973 in Fort Belvoir, VA, She was the Activity Director at the Golden Living Assistant Living. She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Decatur, Su…

Elliott R. Sullivan, 84, of Stafford County passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Mr. Sullivan was an auto mechanic and a member of Richland Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Zuella Sullivan; children Gary Sullivan (Cynthia) and Sharlene Kraus; and grandch…

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Jessie Ermentraut Gregory introduced her only daughter, Sandra Elizabeth Gregory, into the world at Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, New York, June 13, 1936. Sandra cherished her childhood summers and early teens with her mother and brother at the Ermentraut Grandparent's family cottage o…

Joyce Madison Heiden, 67 of King George county, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. She was loved by many, unliked by a few, but never let negativity get her down. She was feisty and her family and friends loved her for it, especially her partner in crime, Bud Kane…

Madison Rose Clodius, 22, of North Chesterfield, VA passed away May 11, 2019 as a result of a seizure. She and her identical twin sister Ashton had been living with epilepsy since the age of 11. Maddie was an honor graduate of Chancellor High School. "She attended Christopher Newport Univers…

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Donna Gail Trainham Martin was suddenly called home, to be with her husband of 45 years, Richard L. "Ricky" Martin. Mrs. Martin was a former Spotsylvania County bus driver, and a former member of both the Spotsylvania County and Mineral Fire Department Ladies Auxi…

Rocky Lee, 51 of Fredericksburg, VA passed away on May 16, 2019 in Stafford, VA Arrangements are incomplete at this time and are being handled by Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service Fredericksburg Chapel. Condolences may be sent at mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com

Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" Scott 59, of Unionville passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019 at his residence. He was born on June 23, 1959, and was a son of the late Luther and Loretta Kitts Scott, and was also preceded in death by three brothers, Robert C. Scott, David Scott, and Timothy Scott. Ronni…

Lucien Parent died at the age of 88 on Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was the youngest child of Edmond and Rose Parent. He had five brothers and two sisters, all of whom preceded him in death. Lucien joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1948 and served for almost 30 years. He married Elinor Inscoe in…

Marilyn H. "Tom" Perry, of Spotsylvania, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at her home. Marilyn was a member of Spotswood Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Mildred P. Thomas (George, Jr.), and Elizabeth P. Trent (Gary); grandchildren Zachary T. Thomas, Stewart and Jonathan Trent…

Aaron Stecher, 34, of Fredericksburg, died suddenly on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in the comfort of his home. He was born on October 9, 1984 at Potomac Hospital in Prince William county. Aaron loved his children, family, friends, and most of all, Ohio State Football. He had a love for dogs, espe…

Adolph "Buck" L. Nelson born on February 23, 1929 departed this life on May 12, 2019 at his residence in Bowling Green, VA. Buck was the son of the late John and Susie Nelson and beloved son-in-law of the late Phillip and Eliza Rollins. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Elton Do…

Camille Deon Macdonald, 61, of Fredericksburg, passed away peacefully in the presence of family and friends on Saturday, May 11, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. Camille was born on November 25, 1957 in Bluffdale, Utah to John La Var and Verona (Lewis) Bevan. She was the youngest of ei…

Dr. John L. Starling, 79, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia; and his son, Jay Starling. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. Online guest …

Nancy J. McHugh, 74, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Nancy was born and raised in Dundalk, the daughter of George and Jackie Panzer. She was a loving, generous, and fiercely independent lady. After graduating from Dundalk High school in 196…

Nancy Yoko (Smith) Stynes, 49, of Fredericksburg, passed away after a courageous battle with lung cancer on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Nancy was surrounded by love until the very end by her family and closest friends. Nancy was born on April 23, 1970 at Walter Reed Hos…

Robert Lee Fournier, 80, of Stafford, VA, passed away May 13, 2019 at Stafford Hospital. Born in Springfield, MA, he was the son of the late Thomas Allen Fournier and Laura Lee Fournier, and was preceded in death by his son Robert K. Fournier and brother,Thomas A. Fournier. He attended Manha…

George W. Motley, III George Washington Motley, III, 77 of Stratford Harbor in Westmoreland County, VA, passed onto his heavenly home on May 11, 2019 at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital. George was born in Danville, Virginia but moved shortly thereafter to Alexandria, Virginia along with his …

Armour - Charles Allen Burrell, 69, died at his home working in the yard on Monday, May 6, 2019. Memorial service will be Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery at a later date. Charles Allen Burrell was born on Septe…

Charles Lee Moore, 88, lifelong resident of The Avenue - the esteemed thoroughfare of Terrapin Thicket in southern Stafford, Virginia, left "the building" on May 12, 2019. Like he did most things, he closed the door softly behind him to avoid creating a stir. He may well be beagling, creatin…

Clementina Alizio, 92, of Lake of the Woods, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. She was a devoted and beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Clementina is survived by her daughters, Catherine Hobgood, and her husband Ricky, of Georgia and Ann Alizio and her hus…

Kenneth Ray Cook, 34, of Winchester died Monday, April 15, 2019. He was born May 19, 1984 in Richmond the son of James, Sr., and Lynne Spinney Cook. He will be remembered as a fun, loving father, who was a great fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his…