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Our Obituaries

Anita Thomas Hennis

July 20, 1957 - April 12, 2014

Anita Thomas Hennis, 56, of Ruther Glen died at her home, Saturday, April 12, 2014. Anita had worked as a supervisor at Petro. She was preceded in death by her parents, Larry and Louise Thomas. Survivors include her husband, Thomas P. Hennis, SR.; her step-children, Thomas P. Hennis, Jr. and Jennifer Hennis; and a special friend, David Hogg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may...
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Mary L. Janish

October 5, 1950 - March 29, 2014

Mary L. Janish, 63 of Ruther Glen passed quietly into the arms of God, Saturday March 29, 2014 in Mary Washington Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and had retired after 10 years from Peumansend Creek Regional Jail. Prior to that she had worked for G&H Pants Factory in Fredericksburg and also worked for the Caroline Sheriff's Office for 16...
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Addison Gordon "AG" Willis

February 9, 1947 - March 28, 2014

Addison Gordon "A. G." Willis III, 67, died at home in Caroline County on Friday , March 28, 2014. A.G. spent much of his professional career in the Fredericksburg area working with Culpeper Stone Company and Martin Marietta Aggregates. He was born to A. Gordon Willis, Jr. and Janet Willis of Culpeper, Virginia. He graduated in 1965 from Culpeper High School, then attended Ferrum College and...
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Elizabeth Carol Allen

December 23, 1942 - March 10, 2014

Elizabeth Carol Allen, 71 of Ruther Glen died Monday March 10, 2014 at her home. Survivors include her husband, Lin Allen; three children, Sharon Jones and her husband, Casey, Robin Click and her husband, Michael and Ronnie Mace Jr. and his wife, Kris; two stepchildren, Shelly Reynolds and Lindon Allen; brother, Ronald Sink; step brother, Bob Mowry; step sister, Beverly Gilmore; eight...
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Elvin Wayne Harmon

January 17, 1964 - March 7, 2014

Elvin Wayne Harmon Jr., 50 of Woodford died Friday March 7, 2014 in Alexandria Hospital. He worked as a sheet rock hanger and loved fishing and NASCAR. Survivors include his mother and step father, Mary and Mike Heflin; his son, David Hughes and two sisters, Theresa Furrow and Kim Furrow. A memorial service will be held Friday, March 14th at 7:00 PM in the chapel of Storke Funeral Home,...
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Ronald Eugene Fagan

August 30, 1954 - March 6, 2014

Ronald Eugene Fagan, 59, of Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 from cancer. He was born in Cheverly, MD on August 30, 1954 and adopted by Mary Y. and Burton B. Fagan in 1970. Ron graduated from Washington Lee High School and went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Materials Management. Ron was most recently employed for ten years at Western Maryland Health...
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Evelia Patricia Strickland

October 5, 1953 - March 5, 2014

Evelia Patricia Strickland, 60, of Ruther Glen died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Panama City, Panama, she had worked as a tax analyst for the Internal Revenue Service. She is survived by a daughter, Alyssa Reed; a son, Nicholas Reed; two sisters, Cristina Daniels and Xenia Beckford; and two grandchildren, Kaitlyn DeMatteo and Trevon Brown. A...
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Hilda Gouldin Crabtree

October 7, 1937 - March 1, 2014

Hilda Gouldin Crabtree, 76, of Bowling Green died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her home. Born in Caroline, she was the daughter of the late Everett Lee and Nancy Beatrice Madison Carter. Hilda was a lifelong member of Milford Presbyterian Church. She was known for her love for all animals and had worked for 18 years at G & H Manufacturing. She was the widow of Richard "Floogie" Gouldin. ...
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Kellam "Kelly" Brooks

December 20, 1967 - February 28, 2014

Kellam "Kelly" Fred Brooks, 46, of Ruther Glen, died Friday, February 28, 2014 at Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born in Fredericksburg he had worked at Lewis Tree Company, was an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the Twin Oaks Hunt Club. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann Brooks; his mother, Ann Rose and her husband, Bobby; his father, Kellam G. Brooks and his wife, Debbie...
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John Gouldin

October 11, 1926 - February 27, 2014

John Gouldin, 87 of Milford died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at his home. Born in Alps, he served in the Army during WWII and was a member and Deacon at Milford Presbyterian Church. John retired from NSWC and enjoyed bowling and participated in several leagues. He was an avid sports fan and loved the Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Twins. Survivors include his wife of 63 years Betty...
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Cheryl Stake

January 30, 1964 - February 23, 2014

Cheryl Lynn Dugan Stake, 50, of Bowling Green passed away in her home on Sunday Feb 23, 2014. Cheryl was born in Culpeper on Jan 30, 1964 to Duane "Cotten" & Becky Dugan. Survivors include, mother, Becky Bostwick and her husband, Don ; husband, Tyrone Stake; son, Preston Mills; daughters, Courtney Stake & Kaylee Stake; two granddaughters, Ava Pardal, Tess Sweetser; brothers, Ricky Dugan and...
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Alice Harrell Pitts

December 30, 1926 - February 21, 2014

Alice H. Pitts, 87 of Alps, in Caroline County, died Friday, February 21, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Robley E. "Rudy" Pitts Sr.; four children, Diane Pitts Healy, Robley Eugene Pitts Jr., David Elliott Pitts and Jonathan Harrell Pitts; her sister, Wanda Harrell Booth; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 25th at 11:00 AM in...
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William Stanley Harris, Jr.

January 10, 1942 - February 19, 2014

William Stanley "Bill" Harris, Jr., 72 of Bowling Green died Wednesday February 19, 2014. Born in Richmond, he was a longtime businessman in Caroline, owning and operating AAP, Inc, Wheels and Keels and was the former co-owner of the Café on Main Street. An avid NASCAR fan, Bill was a member of the Caroline Ruritan Club and a founding member of the Hack's Neck Hunt Club. He cherished his...
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Lewis Addison Durrette, Jr.

October 25, 1928 - February 19, 2014

Lewis Durrette was born on October 25, 1928 and passed away on February 19, 2014. He was a resident of Ruther Glen, Virginia.
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Luther Ryan Wright

March 20, 1935 - February 19, 2014

Luther Ryan Wright, 78, of Ashland, formerly of Caroline County, joined his grandson, Justus Ryan Allen (who preceded him death by 3 months) in Heaven February 19, 2014. Luther was also preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Wright and Carl Wright and three sisters, Frances W. Jarrell, Jessie W. Hucks and Evelyn W. Johnson. Luther graduated from RPI (now VCU) after proudly serving in the...
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Lillian M. Robinson

May 28, 1933 - February 18, 2014

Lillian M. Robinson, 80 of Bowling Green died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at her home. Born in Quinton, she had retired from C&P in Richmond and had taught Sunday School for many years. Survivors include her husband, Donald Lee Robinson Sr.; four children, Brenda Faye Schoonover, Peggy Wright (William), Judy Beazley (Darrell) and Donald L. Robinson Jr. (Robin); seven grandchildren, Ashley Morgan,...
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Adell Long Carter

April 5, 1921 - February 16, 2014

Adell Long Carter, 92 of Bowling Green died Sunday, February 16, 2014 in Bowling Green Health and Rehab Center. Born in Penola, she was the widow of John Milton Carter and long time member of Milford Presbyterian Church. Adell worked for many years in the Colonial Variety Store in Bowling Green. Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Chilton and her husband Ernest "Punk" Chilton; three...
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Carlos James Edward PUckett

June 20, 1943 - February 11, 2014

Carl Puckett, 70 of Rappahannock Academy died Tuesday February 11, 2014 at his home. Born in West Virginia, he had retired as a barber in the area and northern Virginia. Survivors include his wife, Jackie Puckett; five children, Rhonda Manuel, Linda Harrison, Joel Puckett, Carla Mitchell and Jimmy Lee Puckett; two sisters, Janet Lyons and Jeannie Puckett; eleven grandchildren and five great...
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Rose Hicks Farmer

March 20, 1927 - February 10, 2014

Rose Hicks Farmer, 86 of Bowling Green died Monday February 10, 2014 in Bowling Green Health and Rehab Center. Born in Delos, which is now a part of Ft. A.P. Hill, she was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Sparta. Rose had retired from Ft. A.P. Hill and was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Caroline Gray's Chapter and was past Worthy Matron of Order of Eastern Star...
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Floyd Thomas Gayle

October 1, 1939 - February 8, 2014

Floyd T. Gayle, 74 of Caroline died Saturday, February 8, 2014 in Bowling Green Health and Rehab Center. Survivors include two sisters, Laura Valdez and Mary Martin; four brothers, Joe, John, David and Tommy Gayle. Cremation arrangements are being handled by Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.
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William Brown "Billy" Delozier

July 4, 1953 - January 28, 2014

William Brown "Billy" Delozier, 60, of Annandale, died Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Born in Fairfax¸ he is survived by his parents, James and Anne Delozier of Woodford; four brothers, Donald Delozier (Denise) of Pegram, Tennessee, Larry Delozier of Woodford, Dale Delozier (Cathy) of Stafford and Jackie Delozier (Debbie) of Woodford. A funeral service will be held 12 noon Monday, Feb. 3, 2014...
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Robert Lewis Ware

April 30, 1933 - January 26, 2014

Robert Lewis Ware, 80, of Milford passed away on Jan. 26, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was the son of the late Marshall Linwood and Eloise McEwen Ware of Lorton. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ware; his son, Robert Lewis Ware Jr. and his wife, Michele, of Milford and his daughter Betsy Smith of Richmond. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Chris Austin, Tracy Austin, KayLee...
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Roger Harrison Fitzhugh

November 20, 1941 - January 22, 2014

Roger H. Fitzhugh, 72 of Bowling Green died Wednesday January 22, 2014 in Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg. Born in King George, he was the widow of Myrtle Fitzhugh and had retired from General Products in Fredericksburg. Survivors include his step-children, Mary Chenault, Charles Rollins, Patsy Slaughter and Lynn Hundley; two sisters, Minnie Creasey and Leila Wright; ten...
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Donna Allen Bounds

April 12, 1949 - January 21, 2014

Donna Allen Bounds, 64, of Ruther Glen died Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation Center. Donna's strong Christian faith sustained her as she battled illness for the past several years. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Shelby Bounds. She was a loving mother to three daughters, Melanie Gibson (Mark), Julie Etter (Bruce) and Tracie Robinson (Eric); and...
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Harold Lee Fedder

August 14, 1925 - January 13, 2014

Harold L. Fedder, 88 of Woodford died Monday January 13, 2014 at his home. Born in Pennsylvania, he served in the Army during WWII. He was wounded in action in France and received the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. Harold was a longtime member of St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church and had retired as a civil servant from Ft. A.P. Hill. Survivors include his wife of 66 years,...
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Anthony Parker

February 25, 1971 - January 12, 2014

Tony Parker, 42 of Ladysmith died Sunday January 12, 2014 at his home. A dedicated firefighter, he was a life member of Upper Caroline Vol. Fire Department. Tony excelled at football and played at Caroline High School and at Liberty University. He had worked for years at Kenbridge Construction and most recently he owned and operated Cedon Market and Parker's Lawn Care. Survivors include his...
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Reuben Garnett Brooks

July 11, 1922 - January 11, 2014

Reuben Garnett Brooks, 91, of Bowling Green passed away peacefully at home with his family and care providers at his side on Saturday, January 11, 2014. Born July 11, 1922, in Woodford, he was the son of Joseph Edward and Annie Brooks. He is survived by his daughter, Betty Cwiklinski, two sons, William Bowie Brooks and Reuben G. Brooks, Jr.; a sister, Ruth Tomichek; and grandsons, Robert Brooks...
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Shirley Lyttle Dickerson

March 20, 1943 - January 10, 2014

Shirley Lyttle Dickerson, 70, of Bowling Green died Friday, January 10, 2014 at Bowling Green Health and Rehab Center. Survivors include three children, Michael Lyttle (Mandi), Carrie Moser (Scott) and Pamela Kidd (Ray); eight grandchildren, Trevor, Grey and Kiera Lyttle, Logan and Landon Motley and Cody, Davin and Autumn Kidd; two great grandchildren, Aleah Berry and Ava Kidd; her sister,...
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Pearl Frayser Moody

November 12, 1932 - January 8, 2014

Pearl Adell Frayser Moody, 81 formerly of Sparta died Wednesday January 8, 2014 from complications of pneumonia. Born in Varina, she graduated from the College of William and Mary, obtained her Masters from Louisiana State University and had a career as a librarian. She was the widow of Dan Moody and a member of Salem Baptist Church for over 40 years. Pearl was an avid gardener and reader and...
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Charles Logan Apperson

December 9, 1923 - December 31, 2013

Charles Logan Apperson, 90, of Bowling Green went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, December 31, 2013 after a short illness. He was the son of the late Harvey B. Apperson (former Attorney General of Virginia) and Louise Logan Apperson of Roanoke County. He graduated from Andrew Lewis High School, now Salem High. He volunteered for the U. S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific from March 1943...
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Clyde Marshall Flagg, Sr.

November 2, 1927 - December 30, 2013

Clyde Marshall Flagg Sr., 86 of Caroline County died Monday, December 30, 2013 in Williamsburg, Virginia. Born in Golansville, Va., he was a Marine Corps veteran and had the distinction of being the first draftee from Virginia to serve during the Korean Conflict. He had a long career in the trucking industry, retiring after over 35 years as the owner of Flagg Leasing, Inc in Milford, Va. He...
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Beth Otter Ehrhart

September 29, 1956 - December 22, 2013

Beth Otter Ehrhart, 57, of Baltimore, MD died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at Retreat Hospital, Richmond. Born in Baltimore, she was a graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art. She was a courtroom artist for more than 20 years in the Baltimore/Washington area. Survivors include her parents Jim and Betty Otter of Orange; two sons, George Della of Baltimore and Tyler Ehrhart of Killeen, TX; four...
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Oliver Hevener Tacy

June 22, 1925 - December 20, 2013

Oliver H. Tacy, 88 of Bowling Green died Friday, December 20, 2013 in Mary Washington Hospital. Born in West Virginia, he had retired from the United States Army and then worked as a civil servant at Ft. A.P. Hill. His military service included tours of duty during WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He was a faithful member of Ambassador Baptist Church and was the widower of Anna Tacy. Survivors...
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James Norman Rowley

December 13, 2013

James Norman Rowley, 87 of Woodford died Friday December 13, 2013 at his home. He served in the Navy during WWII and is survived by his caregivers, Johnny and Bea Sale, brother, Thomas Rowley and numerous nieces and nephews. Per his request, no services are planned.
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Richard Williams, Sr.

March 16, 1940 - December 13, 2013

Richard Williams Sr., 73 of Hartwood died Friday, December 13, 2013. Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Dolores Williams; three children, Richard Williams Jr., Carolyn Stella and Edward Williams; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren and several brothers and sisters. A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 19th at 8:30AM in Wrights Chapel United Methodist...
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Edward R. Morgan, Jr.

December 26, 1936 - December 11, 2013

Edward R. Morgan Jr., 76 of Bowling Green died Wednesday December 11, 2013. Born in Fredericksburg, he had retired after 35 years as produce manager at Safeway. He was the widower of Helen Morgan, a member of Salem Baptist Church and an avid NASCAR fan. Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Bosher (Lindy), Wanda Green (Jeff) and Cathy Morgan; five grandchildren, Justin Green, Caitlin...
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Brenda Penny Martin

August 6, 1944 - December 10, 2013

Brenda "Penny" Clements Martin, born August 6, 1944, went home to be with the Lord on December 10, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Hunter Clements and Virginia and Fredrick Collawn, her husband, Samuel B. Martin, her daughter, Angela Marie Clements and her sister, Virginia Ruby Lowe. She is survived by her children, Welford A. Reece III (Teresa), Denise Mazza (Scott) and...
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Roberta Lee Miller Raines

July 25, 1918 - December 10, 2013

Roberta Lee Miller Raines, 95, of West Virginia went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Born in Louisa, Kentucky, she was the daughter of William McKinley Miller and Emmer Barker Miller. She had retired after 30 years from C & P Telephone Company, formerly Bell Atlantic Telephone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Elton Raines, her son, Robert Michael Raines, sister...
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Nancy Bullock Napier

October 15, 1935 - December 7, 2013

Nancy Bullock Napier, 78, of Caroline County passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 7, 2013. She was born on Oct. 15, 1935 in what is now Fort A. P. Hill to Robert A. and Julia Durrett Bullock. Nancy was a 1954 graduate of C.T. Smith High School and was a key member of the undefeated girls' basketball teams. She also was an accomplished softball player and played competitively into her 50...
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Cody Michael Wright

December 31, 1990 - December 3, 2013

Cody M. Wright, 22 of Bowling Green died Tuesday December 3, 2013. Survivors include his mother, Pam Farmer (Eric Lawson); his father, James "Red" Wright (Misty); two sisters, Ashley Wright and Rylee Simpkins; his paternal grandparents, Otis and Jenny Wright; his uncles, Andy and Kevin Wright; his aunt, Jody Farmer; his great aunt and great uncle, Martha Lane and Carl Martin and his niece,...
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Ralph McKelvey Foor

December 9, 1942 - November 30, 2013

Ralph McKelvey Foor, 70, of Shumansville, died Sat. Nov. 30, 2013 at UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville. Born in Pennsylvania, he retired from the U. S. Army. After his retirement, he was employed at Ft. A. P. Hill for a number of years. He was also an active member of VFW Post #10295 in Bowling Green. He was the widower of Matilda Beazley Foor. He is survived by a brother, James Foor and...
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George Wayne Caylor

August 19, 1956 - November 29, 2013

George Wayne Caylor, 57, of Spotsylvania, VA passed away Friday, November 29th 2013, at McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA after a long battle with COPD. Wayne is survived by his wife, Vicki Masten Caylor; two sons, Steven Wayne Caylor (currently at Fort Gordon GA serving the U. S. Army) and Anthony (Tony) Caylor; one daughter Randi Diane Caylor; two step-children, Christopher Raines and...
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Ruby Carneal Bullock

August 21, 1927 - November 18, 2013

Ruby E. Bullock, 86 of Chilesburg went to be with the Lord Monday, November 18, 2013. A devout Christian, she was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. She had worked as a care-giver and was active with the senior citizens group, RAAA. She was the daughter of the late Allie and Rosa Carneal and was the widow of Melzie Carter and Melvin Bullock. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara...
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J. Peyton Farmer

November 7, 1933 - November 13, 2013

The Honorable James Peyton Farmer, 80, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 surrounded by family and friends. He was the son of the late Ervin and "Dollie" Farmer. He was a graduate of Caroline High School, University of Richmond and the T.C. Williams School of Law. In 1959, he returned to his hometown of Bowling Green to begin his legal practice. Over the course of his career he served as...
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Janice Hale Sullilvan

November 12, 1946 - November 7, 2013

Janice Hale Sullivan, 66, of Bowling Green, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Born in Illinois, she was a member of the Salvation Army and had worked many years as a jewelry clerk at Walmart. Survivors include five children, Richard, Michael and Timothy Freudenthal; Lisa Busic and Heather Charnock; and grandchildren, Cyle, Destany, Jacob, Paige, Haley, Brooke, Gwynneth, Emily, Samantha and Tyler. ...
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Delbert Henry Likins

May 22, 1950 - November 6, 2013

Delbert Henry Likins, 63 of Ruther Glen died Wednesday November 6, 2013 in Richmond. A graduate of Caroline High School, he served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1969-1971. He retired after a 25 year career with Aqua America in Denver, North Carolina. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and is survived by his wife, Debra Likins; his son, Adrian Likins and his wife Gina...
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Elizabeth Motley Farmer

December 24, 1930 - November 2, 2013

Elizabeth Motley "Sis" Farmer, 82 of Port Royal died Saturday, November 2, 2013. Born in Port Royal, she was the widow of Edwin S. "PeeWee" Farmer. She was a member of Enon Baptist Church and had retired from NSWC Dahlgren after 39 years of service. Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Farmer and his wife Dianne McKee and David Farmer and his wife Amy and three granddaughters, Kathy, Pam and...
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Seward B. Trice

September 25, 1930 - November 1, 2013

Seward B. Trice, 83 of Woodford died Friday, November 1, 2013. Born in Delos, (which is now a part of Fort A. P. Hill), he was a lifelong resident of Caroline and served in the United States Navy during Korea. He was a farmer and operated several businesses including Homestead Hardware and grocery stores in Caroline and Spotsylvania. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lelia R. Trice. ...
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Julia Martin Boyle

January 15, 1924 - October 30, 2013

Julia Martin Boyle, 89 of Bowling Green died Wednesday October 30, 2013 in Mary Washington Hospital. She was a lifelong member and former Treasurer of Bowling Green United Methodist Church. She served on the Electoral Board and worked the polls for many years. She was also active with the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. She loved animals and enjoyed collecting teddy bears. She...
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James Ed Gouldman, Jr.

June 21, 1962 - October 23, 2013

James Edward "Ed" Gouldman Jr., 51 of Port Royal died Wednesday October 23, 2013 in Mary Washington Hospital. He was a lifelong resident and farmer in Port Royal. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and most recently spending time with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents James Edward Sr. and Edith Gouldman and his sister, Judy Arms. Survivors include his wife, Tammy...
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Ciera Lynne Moore

March 9, 1999 - October 21, 2013

Ciera Lynne Moore, 14 of Shumansville died Monday October 21, 2013. She was a ninth grade student at Caroline High School. Survivors include her parents, Barbara Taylor and Gary Rollins; her mother, Samantha Moore; her father and step-mother, Michael and Amanda Thompson; two sisters, Kaylee Thompson and Mikayela Johnson; two brothers, Stephen Johnson and Damon Thompson; her maternal...
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Joyce D Lewis

November 4, 1946 - October 21, 2013

Joyce D. Lewis, 66, of Ruther Glen died Monday, October 21, 2013 at her home. Survivors include her husband, Lanford Lewis: two children, Melody Burton and Frank Lewis; two grandchildren, Matthew Burton and Diane Burton and a great grandson, Mason Burton. A memorial service will be held 2 PM Saturday, October 26 in the chapel of Storke Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial...
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Berniece B. Dietrich

September 1, 1932 - October 20, 2013

Bernice B. Dietrich, 81 of Port Royal died Sunday October 20, 2013 at her home. She was the widow of Henry Dietrich and a longtime member of the Bowling Green Vol. Rescue Squad and the Port Royal Fire Department. Survivors include her children, Susan Dietrich, Frankie Dietrich (Lola) and Jimmy Dietrich (Joan). A funeral service will be held Wednesday October 23rd at 2:00 PM in Storke Funeral...
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Kelly Gordon Nunnally

September 16, 1989 - October 19, 2013

Kelly Gordon Nunnally, 24 of Fredericksburg died Saturday October 19, 2013. Born September 16, 1989 in Fredericksburg, she is survived by her parents, John and Karen Nunnally of Milford; her sister, Janet Nunnally of Richmond; her brother, John W. Nunnally Jr stationed aboard the USS Ronald Reagan; her grandfather, Gordon Newton of Stafford and her great grandmother, Catherine Rogers Newton...
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Tracy Dianne Camera

February 9, 1972 - October 19, 2013

Tracy Dianne Camera, 41, of Chesterfield, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at her home. Born in South Hill, she was the daughter of Larry and Linda Jackson. She is survived by her husband, Nicholas Camera; a brother, Randy Jackson and his wife, Amanda; three step-children, Nicholas J. Camera, Christina Dawn Camera and Annie Rose Camera; and a nephew, Adam Jackson who was her godson. A...
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Rita Holder

August 9, 1938 - October 15, 2013

Rita Holder, 75 of Bowling Green died Tuesday October 15, 2013 in Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. She was the recent widow of William E. "Bill" Holder Jr. Survivors include her sons, Eddie Holder and Mike Cobb; two sisters, Georgia Kelly and Charlotte Batchelor; her brother, Richard Wilson; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday, October 18th at...
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Tim Brown

March 30, 1943 - October 11, 2013

Tim S. Brown, 70 of Bowling Green died Friday October 11, 2013 in Mary Washington Hospital. A native of Warsaw, he graduated high school there and attended Strayer College. Tim retired as Vice President of A. Smith Bowman Distillery in Fredericksburg. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Black Rum Golf Association. His family remembers him as always being a gentleman and as a loving husband,...
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Mary McGrath

September 11, 1925 - October 10, 2013

Mary McGrath was a strong wise woman with a wicked sense of humor. One of ten children, she decided to depart on 10/10 and passed from this life with beauty, peace and love. She lived a remarkable life and touched the lives of her family, friends and community with that remarkability. She worked hard and expected others to do the same. She was a charter member of CERVE and helped start St. Mary's...
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William "Bill" Tuck

November 23, 1929 - October 9, 2013

William P. "Bill" Tuck, 83, of Ruther Glen died at his home Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Born in Mecklenburg County, he was a U. S. Marine Corp veteran, employed at Williamsburg Millwork for 54 years, member of Concord Baptist Church where he served as deacon, charter member of Frog Level Volunteer Fire Department, member of Twin Oaks Hunt Club and an avid fisherman, hunter and gardener. He...
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Jean Hudson Onks

January 28, 1931 - October 2, 2013

Jean Hudson Onks, 82, of Stafford, died peacefully at her home Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Born in Dahlgren, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian Hudson. She was a 1948 graduate of King George High School, had worked several years as an operator at C & P Telephone Company and was a member of Stafford Crossing Community Church. She was a devoted wife of 64 years to John "Jack" Onks;...
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Patricia Campbell Pumphrey

December 9, 1925 - October 1, 2013

Patricia C. Pumphrey, 87 of Bowling Green died Tuesday October 1, 2013 in Richmond. Surviviors include her son, Bobby Pumphrey; her daughter, Patty Payne; grandchildren, Allison Pumphrey Thornton, Sean Pumphrey, Christin Payne, Lance Joseph Payne and Michael Payne and great grandchildren, Ryanne and Madelyn Thornton, Grace, Ava and Dylan Pumphrey and Kelsey and Kylie Payne. She was preceded...
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Michael Preston Lockhart, Jr.

August 16, 1985 - September 30, 2013

Michael "Preston" Lockhart, Jr., 28, of Spotsylvania died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Born in Virginia, he is survived by his father and step-mom, Michael P. and Maggie Lockhart, Sr.; his mother, Mary Hockaday Lockhart; his son, Silas Alexander Dean Lockhart; two brothers, Caleb and Tyler Lockhart; two half-brothers, Nicco and Dion Smith; his fiance', Shania Maynard; his paternal...
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George Butler Cecil, Jr.

January 1, 1934 - September 23, 2013

George B. Cecil Jr., 79 of Bowling Green died Monday September 23, 2013 in Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born in Caroline, he grew up on a farm near Lauraville. He was the widower of Barbara Cecil and had retired from Safeway after over 30 years of service. Survivors include two sons, Paul B. Cecil and his wife Linda and Frank M. Cecil and his wife Angie; three sisters, Ruby Smith, Jenny...
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Lisa Collins Wagner

January 31, 1966 - September 22, 2013

Lisa Collins Wagner, 47 of Tucson AZ, formerly of Bowling Green, died Sunday, September 22, 2013. She is survived by her husband, Frank Wagner; her son, Thomas Noren; three sisters and three brothers. A graveside funeral will be held Saturday, September 28th at 2:00 PM in Lakewood Cemetery, Bowling Green. The family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Saturday from 12:00 – 1:30...
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Margaret Kay Crawford

May 12, 1930 - September 21, 2013

Margaret Kay Crawford, 83 of Port Royal died Saturday September 21, 2013 at her home. Born in Caroline, she was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Port Royal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Crawford and her son Mike Crawford. Survivors include three sons, David Crawford and his wife, Diane, Lin Crawford and his wife, Eleanor and Kevin Crawford and his wife, Carol; four...
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Mary Catherine Timcheck Roman

May 18, 1937 - September 14, 2013

Mary Catherine Timcheck Roman, 76, of Spotsylvania, died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Royal Haven of Front Royal. Born in Star Junction, PA, Mary had worked for 10 years as an executive assistant at Voice of America where she met her husband Gerald H. Roman. After staying home for 10 years raising her daughters, Mary returned to work as a salesperson at Garfinkles Deptartment Store and...
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Lillian S Scripture

September 11, 2013

Lillian S. Scripture of Benson NC, formerly of Caroline County, died Wednesday September 11, 2013 in Benson. She was the widow of Thomas Norman Scripture. Survivors include her daughter, Norma Williamson and her husband Clark of Swansboro NC; her grandson Josh Williamson and his wife Joy and two grandchildren. A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday September 17th at 2:00 PM in Lakewood...
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Amos W. Clary

February 21, 1924 - September 7, 2013

Amos W. Clary, 89 of Richmond, formerly of Bowing Green, died Saturday September 7, 2013 in Memorial Regional Medical Center. Mr. Clary was born in Natural Bridge to the late Rev. Amos and Julia Clary. He had lived in Bowling Green since 1926, before moving to Richmond in 2002. After high school he entered the Army during WW II and saw action in the European Theatre, including the Battle of...
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Joyce Bowling Taylor

June 6, 1935 - September 7, 2013

Joyce Bowling Taylor Joyce Bowling Taylor, 78 of Spotsylvania, mom and retired school teacher, passed away on September 7, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer Scott Bowling and Mary Dodson Bowling, her brother Richard and her cousin, Jean Webb-Brown. She is survived by her four children Jean Masten Kelly and her husband David; Vicki Masten Caylor and her husband Wayne;...
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Kenneth Chinault

June 19, 1959 - August 31, 2013

Kenneth J. Chinault, 54 of Milford died Saturday August 31, 2013 at his home. He served in the United States Army as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. Survivors include his parents, Marjorie and Dee Chinault; six brothers, Randy, Danny, Walter, Ernie, Bradley and Wayne Chinault; one sister, Becky Chinault Wilkins and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be cremated and a service will...
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Edith Chinault Wright

June 12, 1939 - August 28, 2013

Edith L. Wright, 74 of Woodford died Wednesday August 28, 2013 in Mary Washington Hospital. Survivors include her husband, James "Coon" Wright; four children, Danny Wright and his wife Kimberly, Wanda Spurley and her husband Bryan, James "Bo" Wright and his wife Jackie and Julie Parrish and her husband David; a sister, Betty Bustamante; a brother, Carl Chinault; five grandchildren, Timothy...
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Arnold "Buck" Vaughan

January 12, 1949 - August 26, 2013

Arnold "Buck" Vaughan, 64, of Bowling Green, VA. died peacefully at home on August 26, 2013. He was born in Lewisburg, West Virginia, to the late Cecil and Mary Susan Vaughan on January 12, 1949. He married Sarah Schowen in 1970 and they lived in Stafford, Virginia until relocating to Bowling Green in 2007-to follow their grandchildren. Buck retired as a Supervisor of Facilities Maintenance...
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Dorothy Farmer Toombs

May 6, 1920 - August 19, 2013

Dorothy Farmer Toombs, 93, widow of Johnson Toombs, died peacefully Monday, August 19, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Ervin and "Dollie" Farmer. She also was preceded in death by her brother, Ervin Davis Farmer. A native of Bowling Green, Mrs. Toombs graduated from Lee Maury High School and Smithdeal-Massey Business College. For twenty-eight years, she was deputy Clerk of Caroline...
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Magdalene Alberta Durrett

September 6, 1926 - August 12, 2013

Magdalene Alberta Durrett, 86 of Spotsylvania, formerly of Caroline, passed away on August 12, 2013 at Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation Center. Alberta was born September 6, 1926 to the late Amanda Nelson Burruss and Odell Oakley Burruss. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Addison Durrett and son, James Odell Durrett. She is survived by her son, Warren Durrett and his...
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William Eledge Holder, Jr.

July 22, 1935 - August 9, 2013

William E. "Bill" Holder Jr., 78 of Elkton, Maryland formerly of Caroline died Friday August 9, 2013. Born in Mississippi, he had retired as a truck driver with Great Coastal Express. Survivors include his wife, Rita Holder; two sons, Eddie Holder and Michael Cobb; three daughters, Lynn, Lisa and Lauren; a sister, Claudine Gautier; a brother, Pete Holder; eight grandchildren; two step...
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Carlos Varas Menares

November 8, 1926 - August 8, 2013

Carlos V. Menares, 86 of Lake Land Or, Ruther Glen died Thursday August 8, 2013. Born in Santiago Chile, he had been an agricultural engineer in the wine industry. Survivors include his wife, Luisa Menares; four children, including his daughter, Carla M. Bury and her husband Joseph; six grandchildren, including Joseph and Gabriela Bury and two nieces, Loty and Rita Gongora. A memorial...
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Rowena Brown Clark

November 9, 1926 - August 5, 2013

Rowena B. Clark, 86 of Richmond died Monday August 5, 2013. Born in Chinquapin, North Carolina, she was the widow of Harry W. Clark Sr. and had retired after 39 years with C&P Telephone Company. She was a longtime member of Three Chopt Presbyterian Church and also attended St. Asaphs Episcopal Church in Bowling Green. Survivors include two children, Sherry Gravatt and her husband Will of...
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Dennis Leon Jarrell

November 3, 1954 - August 3, 2013

Dennis L. Jarrell, 58 of Ruther Glen died Saturday August 3, 2013. He had recently retired from Essex Concrete, was an avid hunter and fisherman and had served in the Navy. Survivors include his mother, Margaret Woods of Ruther Glen; his daughter, Danyell Jarrell of Beaverdam; his brother, Preston Jarrell of Mechanicsville; a grandchild, Jade and several aunts and uncles, including Patsy...
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Betty Marie Rhom

November 16, 1925 - July 29, 2013

Betty M. Rohm, 87 of Gether died Monday July 29, 2013. Formerly of Niagara Falls, she was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church and was the widow of Robert Wayne Rohm. Survivors include her children, Wayne Rohm of Milford, Karen Angold of Fredericksburg and Glenn Greenawalt of New York; a sister, Vera Weaver of Pennsylvania; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren and two great...
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Patricia Ann Brown Belcher

November 14, 1945 - July 18, 2013

Patricia Ann Brown Belcher, 67 was born on November 14, 1945 in Lorne, VA, died July 19, 2013. She is survived by her loving husband, Harold E. Belcher, and two brothers, Harold and Ernie Brown, and two sisters, Nancy Turner and Barbara Atkins. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael McManus, a sister, Kay Brown and a brother, Russell Brown Patricia worked at the U.S. Department of Justice...
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Bernard Darryl Atkins

September 16, 1959 - July 17, 2013

Bernard Darryl Atkins, 53, of Ruther Glen died Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Darryl was born in Virginia. He was a mechanic for the Caroline County school bus garage. Survivors include three sisters, Carmen Atkins, Sheryl Hickson and Dale Brooks; two brothers, Billy Atkins and James Atkins; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, July 21, in the...
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Robert C. "Bobby" Verne

July 9, 1956 - July 15, 2013

Robert C. Verne, 57, of Woodford, died Monday, July 15, 2013. He had retired after 30 years as a research scientist from Philip Morris Corporation and had received a Bachelor's degree from VCU. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Don Verne. He was a loving husband and father. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed playing tennis and playing the bass guitar with his friends. ...
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Wanda Carneal Gibson

December 12, 1959 - July 14, 2013

Wanda Carneal Gibson, 53, of Partlow, died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at her home. Survivors include her husband, Jack Gibson; her father, Edgar Butler "Pop" Carneal, Sr.; three children, Joe Beasley (April and Brandie), Brandy Jones (Neil), and Brian Beasley (Cindi and Bobby Jo); a brother, Edgar Carneal, Jr. (Vicki) and a sister, Teresa Fields (Jack); seven grandchildren and four step-children; a...
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Elizabeth Haymes Foltz

September 3, 1916 - July 12, 2013

Elizabeth Haymes "Bug" Foltz, 96 of Bowling Green died Friday July 12, 2013 in Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. She was the oldest resident of Bowling Green and was born and lived her entire life in the same home. She graduated from Lee – Maury High School as Salutatorian at the age of 15. Bug was a life long member of Calvary Baptist Church and worked as a Deputy Clerk for the...
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Arthur Lee Strader, Jr.

June 13, 1942 - June 30, 2013

Arthur Lee Strader, Jr, 71, of Milford died Sunday, June 30, 2013 at his home. Born in Danville, he had retired from CSX Railroad (formerly (RF & P) and was an avid Nascar fan. He is survived by his wife, Lydia "Betty" Strader; his father, Arthur L. Strader, SR; a son, David Lee Strader of Florida; a sister, Janet Blair; his step-children, Kandy Leigh Provencher of New Hampshire and Kenneth...
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Lucia Galvez de Chavez

July 4, 1964 - June 26, 2013

Lucia Galvez de Chavez, 48, of Spotsylvania died June 26, 2013 in Caroline County. Born in El Salvador, she was an employee of Cracker Barrel in Fredericksburg and attended the Rock Mininstries. Survivors include her husband, Jorge Ronoel Gomez Hernandez; three daughters, Maria Eugenia Chavez Galvez, Nancy Liseth Chavez Galvez, and Yeimy Yameleth Chavez Galvez: sons-in-law, Rene Garcia and...
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Lucia Galvez de Chavez

July 4, 1964 - June 26, 2013

Lucia Galvez de Chavez, 48, of Spotsylvania died June 26, 2013 in Caroline County. Born in El Salvador, she was an employee of Cracker Barrel in Fredericksburg and attended the Rock Mininstries. Survivors include her husband, Jorge Ronoel Gomez Hernandez; three daughters, Maria Eugenia Chavez Galvez, Nancy Liseth Chavez Galvez, and Yeimy Yameleth Chavez Galvez: sons-in-law, Rene Garcia and...
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Adam Nicholas Baughan

September 8, 1975 - June 14, 2013

Adam Nicholas Baughan, 37 of Richmond died Friday, June 14, 2013. Born in Richmond, he was a 1993 graduate of Benedictine High School, where he was a member of the National Honor Society. He also graduated with a degree in Business Administration and Finance from James Madison University. Survivors include his mother, Renee Storke Baughan and his sister, Melissa Baughan. He was preceded in...
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Catherine Ann Eastwood

June 7, 1960 - June 13, 2013

Catherine Ann Eastwood, 53, of Woodford, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013. She was born to Barbara and James Eastwood, June7, 1960 in Washington, D.C. In 1978, Catherine graduated from Potomac High School. She was a talented artist and proud mother of one daughter, Barbara George and triplet sons, Charles, Clint and Michael Eastwood. She will be missed by her brothers, Richard, Steve,...
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Arthur Herman Witmeyer

August 20, 1948 - June 13, 2013

Arthur Herman Witmeyer, 64 of Milford passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday June 13, 2013. He was born August 20, 1948 in Queens, NY to Herman Michael and Lillian Mary Witmeyer. After graduating high school in New Smyrna Beach, FL he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Republic of Vietnam from 1969 – 1970. Upon leaving the military, he served as an officer with the Daytona Police...
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James Thomas Eubank, Jr.

July 15, 1937 - June 11, 2013

James T. Eubank, Jr., 75 of Woodford died Tuesday June 11, 2013 at his home. Born in an area of Caroline that is now a part of Ft. A.P. Hill, he was the widower of Sue Eubank and had operated Eubank's Automotive in Woodford for 26 years. Survivors include four sons, Tommy Eubank of Hartwood, Daryle Eubank of Stafford, Rodney Eubank of Woodford and Mark Eubank of Woodford; two brothers, George...
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Marguriet Jordan Morgan

December 17, 1928 - June 11, 2013

Marguriet Jordan Morgan, 84 of Port Royal died Tuesday June 11, 2013 in Richmond. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and had retired from Safeway after 20 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stuart H. Morgan Sr. and two children, Stuart H. Morgan Jr. and Linda Ann Morgan. Survivors include two daughters, Margaret M. Nyberg of Port Royal and Shirley M. Gunderman of...
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Heather Michelle Lester

July 19, 1990 - June 1, 2013

Heather Michelle Lester, 22 of Woodford died Saturday June 1, 2013. Heather graduated from Caroline High School in 2008 where she was a cheerleader. Her unique presence and beautiful singing voice made her a frequent performer at many community events and benefits. Heather was greatly loved by many and will be missed all. Survivors include her parents Amy and Eddie Lester; two sisters, Brandy...
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Elizabeth McAllister Clark

May 18, 2013 - May 31, 2013

Elizabeth McAllister Clark, 74 of Woodford died Friday May 31, 2013 at her home. She was the widow of Clyde Lee Clark and was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Hearn of Ruther Glen; her son, Clyde Anderson Clark of Ruther Glen; her brother, John McAllister of Beaverdam; two grandchildren, Kelsey Renee Hearn and Christopher Allen Clark and numerous...
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Jean Motley

May 30, 2013

Jean Motley, 82 of Stafford died Thursday May 30, 2013. She was a loving mother and grandmother and a great storyteller. Survivors include four children, Joe Hanks of Stafford, Connie Ange of Stafford, Barbara Hinebaugh of Oakland MD and Craig Motley of Fredericksburg; two sisters, Shirley Smith and Diane Gaskins and four grandchildren, Ryan, Laura, Christopher and Emily. She was also...
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David William Rhyne

June 4, 1949 - May 23, 2013

David William (Bill) Rhyne, 63 of Doswell, VA lost his courageous battle with cancer on May 23, 2013, peacefully with his family by his side. Bill was born June 4, 1949 in Richmond to Sloan Alexander (S.A.) and Jane Johnston Rhyne. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his Master's Degree in Geography from Penn State. He proudly served in the Army for...
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Leonard Bobby Brookman

October 3, 1954 - May 18, 2013

Leonard "Bobby" Brookman, 58 of Ruther Glen died Saturday May 18, 2013. Bobby was employed at Falling Creek Lumber in Ashland. He enjoyed spending his spare time with his friends and family, fishing, playing cards and listening to Blue Grass music. He was preceded in death by his parents, Waverly and Lillian Brookman and son-in-law, Kevin Connor. He is survived by his fiancé Gloria Haley...
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Judy Anne Hoskins

June 9, 1952 - May 17, 2013

Judy A. Hoskins, 60 of Fredericksburg died Friday May 17, 2013 at her home. Survivors include her husband, David Hoskins; three children, David Carter, Amanda Cardenas and Joshua Staples; a sister, Debbie Staples; two brothers, Norman and Donald Carter and one granddaughter. The family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00. A graveside...
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Frank Leroy Benser, Jr.

June 2, 1945 - May 15, 2013

The Honorable Frank L. Benser Jr., 67 of Bowling Green died peacefully Wednesday May 15, 2013 at his home after a brief illness. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Benser; two daughters, Kathryn E. Benser of Bowling Green and Stephanie L. Sprouse and her husband, Brecht of Scottsville; three grandchildren, Jessica Lee Adkins, Hannah Anne Sprouse and Shelby Lynne Sprouse; a sister, Bobbi Lasky...
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Joseph "JoJo" Jones

December 19, 1985 - May 10, 2013

Joseph "JoJo" Jones, 27, died in a motor vehicle accident on May 10, 2013. He is survived by his fiance' Jamie Williams and their children, Jenna Elizabeth Jones, Aiden Anderson and Mayson Anderson; his mother, Suesan Jones; brother, Michael Jones, two sisters, Dr. Rena Jones and Leah Jones-Layman; a brother-in-law, Stephen Layman, Jr.; two nieces, Maddy and Kate Layman and his grandmother,...
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