Edythe K. Burt went to join her Maker on September 14, 2019 at the age of 95. She was a loving mother and a wonderful person. She graduated from Tufts University and became an Occupational Therapist specializing in Mental Health. She is survived by a son, Christopher M. Roth and a daughter, …

Florence Simpson, 95, of Stafford County, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at Mary Washington Hospital. Survivors include her sons, Ellis Simpson (Debbie) of Tucson, AZ and Kevin Simpson (Lisa) of Leesburg; daughter Pat Endicott of Stafford County; and many caring grandchildren. Sh…

Laura R. Starich, 56, of Summerduck passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Prince William Medical Center. Mrs. Starich was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her animals and gardening but most of all her family. Survivors include her husband, Tom Starich; children Marcus…

Leota "Lee" Murray, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019. Lee was born in Illinois, and served a two-year tour in the Women's Army Corps at USASA Arlington Hall Station, VA; and resided in Illinois, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Nigeria and Thailand. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church …

Lillian Irene Pearman, 94 of Fredericksburg passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Greenfields Assisted Living. She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Farley; son, Ron Pearman; two sisters, Bettye Ballard and Billie Albertson; brother, Donald Philpott; and six grandchildren and four…

Norval Montgomery Guy, 83, of Melbourne, FL passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Melbourne Regional Medical Center. He was born in Stafford, VA on August 28, 1935, to the late Walter Edward and Sallie Embrey Guy. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Kathy; two brothers, Jimmy…

Stephen C. Snedeker October 4, 1942 September 18, 2019 Stephen was born and raised in Indiana and still has lifelong friends there. After retiring, he and his wife, Helen, of 41 years, who was born in King George, moved to Colonial Beach where her family lives. He loved hunting and fishing a…

Russell Henry McGuiney, Jr. Russell H. McGuiney, Jr., 75, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Russell was the son of the late Col. Russell H. McGuiney Sr. and Anna M. McGuiney (Pyles). He was the Assistant Chief of the McLean Volunteer Fire Dep…

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Charles Reveley Wolfe, 24, of Stafford, died on September 14, 2019 in Port Saint Lucie, FL. Chuck graduated from North Stafford High School in 2013. He was extremely proud of achieving the rank of Eagle Scout in 2012 with Boy Scout Troop 142. Chuck was the role model for his brother Travis t…

Dr. Phillip James Whitehall, 66, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Sentara Woodbridge. Phillip served 27 years in the Marine Corps as an Avionic Specialist, which he dearly loved. Survivors include his wife, Bok Sun Whitehall; sister-in-law Suk; and niece Debbie …

Jenni Lea Buchholz of King George passed peacefully with loving family by her side. She leaves to cherish her memory. She was a devoted animal lover, Redskins fan and beach goer. She is survived by her parents, life partner, siblings and multiple nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. There w…

Kay High, 85, of King George, VA, passed away on September 14, 2019. She is survived by sisters, Willie Mae McLauren and Gay Bella Harris; children, Tammy Tuck and Tommy High. A viewing will be held on Saturday, September 21, at 11 a.m. at Vision Community Church, 410 Deacon Road, Fredericks…

Bradley A. DuBose was born October 22, 1995. He departed this life on September 12, 2019 A viewing will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at A. L. Bennett & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be Sunday, September 22, at 12 p.m., with viewing at 11 at Temple of Del…

Jean H. Wilkerson, 92, of Alexandria, passed away at Alexandria's Inova Hospital on Friday, September 13, 2019. Jean was born on September 26, 1926, in Rapidan, Va., and was preceded in death by her parents, Allen M. And Myrtle C. Hopkins and by her husband, William Wilkerson. Jean's family …

Minnie Wheeler, 90, passed away on September 11, 2019. Viewing will be Wednesday, September 18, 5-7 p.m. at A. L. Bennett & Son Funeral Home, with the funeral service Sept. 19, at Mt. Hope Baptist Church, 6823 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, at 11 a.m., viewing at 10.

On August 27, 2019, John David Coleman, 62, loving husband and father, went home to be with the Lord after a lengthy illness. He graduated from Spotsylvania High School. He loved entertaining as a ventriloquist (John and Jerry) before his illness progressed. He was a member of the First Bapt…

Albert Ernest Coleman, 81 of King George, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at his home. He was born Sunday, August 7, 1938 in Liverpool, England. He was preceded in death by his parents Alfred and Florence Hopwood Coleman; and wife Linda Rae Hanzel Coleman. Albert is survived by his s…

Elsie Limbrick Richards, died peacefully on Monday, September 16, 2019 at her home at Lakewood Manor. She was 96 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Vincent Edward Richards. Elsie was the daughter of William Albert and Lula Belle Limbrick. Born and educated in Fr…

Ernest Conway Carter, 76, of Ruther Glen passed away peacefully in his home Mon. Sept. 16, 2019. Born in Caroline, he had retired from Best Products. He loved country music, gospel music, old cars and gardening. He had survived 18 years of cancer and 5 years of Parkinson's. He is survived by…

Eva Mae Shorts, 93, of Stafford passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019 at her home. Eva was a longtime member of Mount Hope Baptist Church, Stafford, VA. Survivors include her children, Gordonette Trimiew (Conway) of Richmond, Larry Shorts of Glen Burnie, MD and Iris Shorts of Spotsylvani…

Janice Lee Hammack, 74, of Spotsylvania County, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Janice enjoyed a career as a dental assistant and later as a child care provider. She was the proud wife of a Vietnam veteran and mother of three wonderful children. Survivors include sons Matthew B. H…

Naomi Mae Hensel, 85, of Fredericksburg passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Naomi was a member of the Occoquan Chapter #59, Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her sons, Edward Hensel, III (Linda), James W. Hensel, and Robert W. Hensel (Sandra); si…

Patricia L. Callaghan, 86, of Fredericksburg passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Mrs. Callaghan was born in 1932 and was a true Cockney born within earshot of the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmothe…

Ruth M. Gainer, born August 28, 1932, one of 15 children, in Elkins, WV, passed peacefully at home on September 15, 2019 in Spotsylvania, VA. A service will be at 11 a.m. on October 5 at The Refuge Church located at the corner of old 219 North and Stalnaker Run Road, Elkins, WV. Refreshments…

Shirley Ellen Childs, 64, of Bumpass, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 13, 2019. Shirley is survived by her husband, Earl David Childs; four children, Scott Childs (Nicole), Nicole McCabe (David), Jamie Childs (Janice) & Thomas Childs (Danielle); 14 grandchildren and f…

Tina Marie Covington White, 49 of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at her home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday. September 19th at 2:00 pm in the Bowling Green chapel of Storke Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receiv…

Douglas D. Eller, 74, of King George went to be with his heavenly father while surrounded by his family at his home on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Doug was born on November 12, 1944 in Rabun County, Georgia. Above all, Doug was a faithful servant of his Lord and Savior. As a long-standing m…

Kimberly Hope Clark, 44, of Spotsylvania passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at her home. Mrs. Clark loved fishing, riding her motorcycle and enjoyed cooking for her family. She was a bus driver for Louisa County Schools for many years. Survivors include her husband, Robert S. Clark;…

SgtMaj (Retired) Joseph C. Adams SgtMaj (Retired) Joseph C. Adams, 93, died peacefully in his Wilmington, NC home on August 17, 2019. Joseph was born on November 12, 1925 in Wheeling, WV to Joseph E. and Mary Hedrick Adams. On May 16, 1946, he joined the armed forces as a private in the USMC…

departed this life September 9, 2019. Remains rest with Owens Funeral Svcs (Fredericksburg) where there will be a public viewing 4 to 8pm Tuesday. Funeral services will be held 11am Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the United Faith Christian Ministry 150 Susa Dr, Stafford, VA 22554. Online c…

Algo Louise (Jenny) Alsop Stanard Algo Louise Stanard was born in Steelton, Pa on April 19, 1930 to Dansy and Sam Alsop. She was the granddaughter of the late Joseph and Matte Woodward. Algo was a active member at First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland Ohio for many years where she served…

Barbara Fluharty was born in Washington, D.C. where she spent the first decade of her life until the family moved to nearby Prince George's County Maryland. Barbara earned her Associate of Arts degree in History of Art from Holton Arms Academy for Women. In 1950 she entered into a devoted an…

Harris W. Judy, 89, of Davidson, NC, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019. Harris was born in Maxwelton, WV May 4, 1930. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy W. Judy and Ula Blanche Judy. Harris is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothea (Dottie Baker) Judy, his four children; Ba…

Lois Savacool Grigsby, 94, passed away on September 7, 2019. She was married to Reginald B. Grigsby from 1963 until his death in 2015.. She is survived by her stepson, John Grigsby, his wife Denise, and small group of family and friends. Lois was born in Fairview Beach, VA. She and her husba…

Mrs. Betty May Bush Karch, 94, left this life to be with Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at her home, Poets Walk, in Fredericksburg, VA. Betty was born in Milton, PA to John Phillip Bush and Mildred Ann Raup Bush. She graduated from Milton High School in 1943 and worked as a teleph…

MSG David (Dave) Smith Master Sergeant David (Dave) Eric Smith (Ret.), age 60, passed away at home on Sunday, August the 18th following a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Dave was born on February 16, 1959 in Brasstown, NC. After high school Dave joined the US Air Force and was disch…

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