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Gloria Baker

March 26, 1954 - November 7, 2015

Gloria Richards Baker was born on March 26, 1954, to John and Gladys Richards at the home place in Robbs Hill, Westmoreland County, Virginia. Gloria received her education in Westmoreland County Public Schools. Deciding to further her education, she earned an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts at Northern Virginia Community College in 2007. Gloria was employed by Wells Fargo and Pacific Bell...
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Muriel B. Fitzhugh

September 16, 1917 - October 13, 2015

Muriel Johnson Fitzhugh affectionately known as "Mero" was born in Baynesville, VA on September 16, 1917 to the late Joseph S. and Lucy A. Johnson, She was the eighth and last child born into this union and is the last member of the family to depart this earth on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. The family suffered the loss of their home in Westmoreland County and moved to King George County in the...
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Shirley Harrison

August 2, 1945 - October 6, 2015

Shirley Louise Harrison, affectionately known as Granny or Nana by her grandchildren, departed this life on October 6, 2015 at the home of her daughter, Barbara, surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born to the union of the late John "Jake" and Jennie Harrison on August 2, 1945 in King George, VA. She received her education at the Ralph Bunche School in King George, VA. At an early...
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Linda L. Peyton

April 4, 1962 - October 5, 2015

Linda Lou Peyton, daughter of the late Harrison and Lillian Lucas was born April 2, 1962 in King George, Virginia. She departed this life on Monday, October 5, 2015 at her home in Colonial Beach, Virginia. Linda graduated from King George High School in 1981. She attended Rappahannock Community College and pursued a career in Nursing for a while. Linda was later employed by Naval Surface...
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William Edward Johnson

January 12, 1946 - September 26, 2015

On September 26, 2015, William Edward Johnson affectionately known as "Edward" slipped into eternal rest surrounded by family at home. Edward was born on January 12, 1946 in Essex County, VA to the late William and Martha Johnson. He was the youngest brother of eight children. Edward received his education in the public school system of Essex County. On March 5, 1966, Edward married Dorothy Mae...
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John T. Ferguson, Sr.

October 14, 1934 - September 26, 2015

John Thomas Ferguson departed this life on September 26, 2015. John was born on October 14, 1934 to the union of the late James and Margaret Ferguson in Vivian West Virginia. He received his education in West Virginia and New Jersey, he obtained a degree in business administration as an accounting major. He also studied criminal justice-fire science while a member of Jersey City fire department....
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George L. Washington

February 5, 1934 - September 23, 2015

Obituary will be posted by Wednesday, September 30, 2015.
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Cornelius W. Carter

April 16, 1935 - September 17, 2015

Cornelius W. Carter, also know as "Spot", son of Franklyn and Mary Carter was born on April 16, 1935 in Caroline County, Virginia. On September 17th 2015, he departed quietly at his daughters residence in Mount Pocono, Pa. Cornelius graduated from Union High School in Bowling Green, Va, in 1953. He then went on to serve in the U.S. Army on August 17th, 1954. He proudly served our country for...
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Irene Johnson

December 9, 1931 - September 15, 2015

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the Faith." II Timothy 4:7 Irene Johnson age 83 was born December 9, 1931 in Enfield, North Carolina to the late Julius and Annie Taylor. "Duke" as Irene was affectionately known by family and friends went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at the home of her daughter Mrs. Renita Hayes in King...
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Ryland Thomas Holmes

January 8, 1942 - September 14, 2015

Ryland Thomas Holmes, known as "Shorty" was born on January 8, 1942, to the late Warner L. Holmes Sr. and the late Frances Lee Holmes. He joined Ebenezer Baptist Church at an early age. In his spare time he loved dancing, fishing and riding his moped. He was a kind person and would do anything for anybody. In a daily basis he enjoyed looking out for the mail man, then afterwards he would...
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Mary Ellen Sayles

January 11, 1932 - September 1, 2015

Mary Ellen Sayles died peacefully on September 1, 2015 at the Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation Center. Ellen as she was affectionately known was born in Rappahannock Academy, VA January 11, 1932 to the late Rachel Holmes and reared by the late Bernard White and Ethel Carter White. She was educated in the public schools of Essex County. She joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church at an early age...
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Verlette Davis

July 5, 1957 - August 19, 2015

Verlette Davis known to many as "Boo" was born July 5, 1957 to Shirley (Davis) Johnson and the late Floyd Johnson, Sr. On Wednesday, August 19th the almighty extended his hand and Verlette said good bye to this world and went home to be with the Lord and Savior. She received her education in the King George County school system. She was employed in various job industries before her health began...
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Darrell W. Upson

March 31, 1951 - August 18, 2015

Rev. Darrell W. Upson was 64, of King George County. He peacefully drifted away to be with the Lord at his residence; Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Darrell was a loving, kind and free soul who stood firm in his faith in God, he loved being with his family. He is survived by his wife; the love of his life; Rev. Doris D. Upson in 42 years of dedication, love and oneness of the soul, 5 daughters;...
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Theodore E. Lucas

August 28, 1951 - July 29, 2015

Mr. Theodore Emanuel "Bobo" Lucas was born to the late Charles Edward Lucas and Martha Madgelene Brown Lucas on August 28, 1951 in Colonial Beach Virginia. He went home to be with the Lord on July 29, 2015 at Georgia Regional Center, Augusta Georgia at 7:21 PM. In August 1963, he accepted Christ and joined the Good Hope Baptist Church in King George, Virginia under the leadership of the late...
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Vernon E. McDowney, Sr.

October 11, 1956 - July 24, 2015

On Friday, July 24, 2015, God extended His almighty hand of love and gently took Vernon E. McDowney, Sr., to a home of joy, peace and happiness. "Button", as he was graciously known by his family and friends, was born on October 11, 1956 Louise West McDowney and the late Westly McDowney in Colonial Beach, VA. He received education in the Westmoreland Public Schools. He acknowledged and...
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Emma Cole

December 30, 1919 - July 23, 2015

Emma Elizabeth Cole quietly entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Spotsylvania Regional Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia after a long illness at the Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation Center. Emma was the daughter of the late John (Buck) and Cora Bell Brown. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Gregory, her brothers John and James (Alex) and her...
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Abraham Byrd

April 2, 1929 - July 19, 2015

May the works I've done speak for me. When I'm resting in my grave, There's nothing more to be said; May the works I've done Let it speak for me…. Abraham Byrd entered peacefully into eternal rest on the morning of July 19, 2015 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Abraham was born on April 2, 1929 to Ella and Robert Byrd, Sr. in Oak Grove, Virginia. He...
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William Augustus Pryor

March 3, 1948 - July 10, 2015

William Augustus Pryor was born on March 13, 1948 in King George, Virginia to the late Frances E. Jordan and George W. Pryor. He resided in King George County the majority of his life and was well known to the community. William attended King George Public School and graduated from Ralph Bunche High School in 1966. He worked for the Naval Surface Weapons Center and the Joint Warfare Analysis...
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Delorice Iola McDowney

April 10, 1960 - July 9, 2015

The Lord is my Shepard; I shall not want, He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters, He restoreth my soul; he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Psalm 23 verses 1-3 Delorice Iola McDowney, entered into eternal rest on Thursday morning, at her home on July 9, 2015. She was surrounded by love and family. She was born April 10,...
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Earl Lee Burruss

July 1, 1934 - June 27, 2015

Obituary will be posted by Wednesday, July, 1, 2015.
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James Walter Streets

March 25, 1942 - June 22, 2015

Obituary will be posted by Thursday, June 25, 2015.
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Joanna N. Fausey

July 22, 1935 - June 21, 2015

Joanna N. Fausey passed away Sunday, June 21st, at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. after a short illness. Born in Sunbury, Pennsylvania on July 22nd, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Calvin Dean and Mary Brosious Nicholas. A graduate of Sunbury High School, class of 1953, she was a member of St. Lukes Luthern church in Sunbury. She was employed...
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Te'Sean Dorsey

June 19, 1990 - June 20, 2015

Te'Sean Jemel Dorsey (Sean) was born in Dale City Virginia, on June 19, 1990. Sean departed this life on June 20, 2015. He was the son of the Evangela Potts-Dove and Kevin Dorsey. Sean completed his education Spotsylvania Schools. He was employed with Greencore in Fredericksburg, VA. He was a lover of Yugio and WWE and a good friend to all who truly knew him. His survivors include his mom:...
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Ernestine C. Pendleton

August 2, 1946 - June 20, 2015

Ernestine Carol Pendleton was born August 2, 1946 in Fredericksburg, Virginia to the late Deacon George W. Jackson and Deaconess Mary Frances Jackson. Ernestine was educated in the Spotsylvania County Virginia school system. She graduated from John J. Wright High School. Ernestine was baptized at a very early age at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Ernestine...
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Thomas F. Davis II

June 27, 1961 - June 9, 2015

Thomas F. Davis, II "Tom" was born June 27, 1961 in Hampton, Virginia to Thomas and Adell Davis. On June 9, 2015 at 4:10 PM, Tom went home to be with the Lord. Tom lived with his parents since birth and traveled with his family from Hampton, Virginia's Langley AFB to many states including; Massachusetts, South Carolina, Texas, Alaska, Maryland and finally back to Virginia (King George). Tom...
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Alfonso T. Dudley

October 12, 1930 - June 7, 2015

Obituary will be posted by Thursday, June 11, 2015.
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Edward E. Gray

August 24, 1946 - June 7, 2015

Edward E. Gray affectionately known as "Eddie", "Fast" and "Main Man" of Hustle, VA passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015 in Fredericksburg, VA. He was born August 24, 1946, in Alexandria, VA. He was predeceased by his parents, Harvey and Malvirse Gray; and grandmother Bertha Goudelock. He graduated from Parker Gray High School in Alexandria in 1964. Eddie had retired from the job he loved at...
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Celess B. Freeman

September 20, 1936 - May 17, 2015

Born September 20, 1936 in Caroline County VA to the late James Leslie Johnson and Betty Jane Gray Johnson. Leaves to cherish one sister, Gaynell Johnson Silvers and one brother James (Jack) Johnson. Three sons, Franklin N Redd, Gregory N Richards, and Guy A Richards One daughter, Nicole Gardner 10 Grandchildren 3 Great-grand Children
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Marguerite M. Nelson

May 6, 1921 - May 15, 2015

Marguerite Matilda Nelson was born on May 6th, 1921 in Fredericksburg, VA. She departed this life on May 15th, 2015. She was baptized at an early age at Shiloh Baptist Church Old Site in Fredericksburg, VA. She was a graduate of Spotsylvania Public Schools. For over 60 years, she was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Roscoe Nelson. Marguerite worked at Tappahannock Pharmacy for just...
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Charles Arthur Richards

July 28, 1924 - May 10, 2015

These are three things that will endure: faith, hope, and love and the greatest of these is love." (1 Corinthians 13:13) Charles Arthur Richards son of the late Richard and Lucy Richards was born on July 28, 1924 in Westmoreland County Virginia. On May 10, 2015 he finished his earthly duties and peacefully slipped into a home of joy, peace, and happiness. Arthur was educated in the...
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Tracy Clatterbuck

July 7, 1961 - May 8, 2015

On Friday, May 8, 2015, while in heaven, the late Elsie Clatterbuck whispered into Jesus' ear and said "My Lord, it's time to bring my child, "Tracy Romero Clatterbuck on home so that we can take care of him. Born in King George County, Virginia on July 7, 1961, he was the youngest son of the late James and Elsie Clatterbuck. Rodney and Delphine Clatterbuck preceded him in death. He attended...
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Renee Bonita Dixon Newman

September 11, 1950 - May 3, 2015

Renee N. Newman, was born September 11, 1950 to Ruth Sandiford in New York City and embraced with unconditional love by the late James (Pop) Sandiford. Renee worked for the 50th Precinct for 20 plus years as well as City Wide Cab. When she moved to Virginia she began to work for Geico Insurance before becoming ill. Renee was known by many numerous names Nee Boo, Auntie, Aunt Nee, Aunt Renee,...
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John Wright

April 23, 1947 - May 2, 2015

Obituary will be posted by May 8, 2015.
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Theodore Nathaniel Culley

November 30, 1943 - April 30, 2015

Theodore Nathaniel Culley departed this life on April 30, 2015 in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was born November 30, 1943 to the late Edna Culley Scroggins. In addition to his mother he is predeceased by his grandmother Annie Culley Turner and grandfather Wallace Culley. Theodore was educated in the Stafford County Public School Systems. He enlisted in the US Air Force on September 3, 1963 and...
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Lola McDowney

January 20, 1942 - April 14, 2015

Reflections of Life God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around you, and whispered "Come to Me". With tearful eyes we watched you, we watched you fade away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands now rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. Lola Otelia Ashton McDowney...
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Minnie E. Johnson

June 27, 1922 - April 13, 2015

"…the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." II Timothy 4:6-7. Minnie Eflin Johnson was born to the late Andrew Moore and Anna W. Johnson in the Newtown area of King and Queen County on June 30, 1922. She was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 13, 2015 in Tappahannock, Virginia. A born again...
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Lawrence Buckner

March 7, 1956 - April 9, 2015

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want." (Psalm 23:1) On Thursday, April 9, 2015, God extended his almighty hand of love and gently took Lawrence Buckner to a home of joy, peace, and happiness. Lawrence was born on March 7, 1956 to the late Richard and Mary Buckner in King George, VA. He was the fifth of their seven children. He was educated in the public school system of King George...
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Annie Green

March 4, 1943 - April 8, 2015

Annie Green was born in King George, VA on March 4, 1943, to the late Margaret (Green) and the late Clarence Scott. She was called to eternal rest on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Heritage Hall Nursing Facility in King George, Va. She graduated from Ralph Bunche High School in 1961 and retired from NSWC Dahlgren, VA after 30 years of faithful service as a computer assistant. Annie gave her life to...
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Marrill W. Purce

August 19, 1933 - April 1, 2015

Marrill William Purce, Sr. son of the late Fred and Mary Purce, was born on August 19, 1933 in Caroline County, Virginia. He was one of eight children. Preceding him in death were four brothers, John Purce, Farrish Purce, Freddie Purce, Charles Purce and one sister, Julia Purce. He was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg,...
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Mary Upshaw

March 10, 1930 - March 31, 2015

Mary W. Upshaw was born to the late James and Annie Washington on March 10, 1930. On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015, she went to be with the Lord. She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Upshaw and two sons Roosevelt and Lewis Washington. She leaves to cherish her memories; one brother Rev. Arthur Washington (Gloria) of Milford, one sister Daisy Watson of Colonial Heights, MD, her favorite...
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Gregory Parker

November 8, 1957 - March 23, 2015

Gregory Franklin Parker, the son of George F. Parker and the Reverend Annie L. Parker was born on November 8, 1957 in Fredericksburg, VA. He departed this life on Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home in King George, VA. At an early age Gregory accepted Christ and joined Antioch Baptist Church, King George, VA. He later joined Good Hope Baptist Church by Christian experience under the Pastorate...
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Beatrice Bowman Harley

December 26, 1914 - March 22, 2015

Beatrice Bowman Harley, daughter of the late Reverend Joshua and Estelle Hickerson was born December 26, 1914, in King George, Virginia. Bea was the first of three children; she had one sister, Virginia Hickerson, and one brother, Esaias Hickerson. Bea accepted Christ at a very early age and became a member of St. Stephens Baptist Church. As a child, she attended many Churches pastored by her...
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Alfred Holliman

August 1, 1945 - March 18, 2015

God in His infinite wisdom and divine love called Alfred from our midst, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at the McGuire VA Hospital in Richmond, VA Al, as he was affectionately called, was born to the late Alfred and Louise Holliman of Franklin, VA on August 1, 1945. He spent his early childhood in Franklin, VA and received his elementary and high school education there. He graduated from...
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Keith L. Johnson, Sr.

May 14, 1963 - March 17, 2015

Keith L. Johnson, born May 14, 1963 departed this earthly life and entered into eternal rest Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Mary Washington Hospital. Keith was born in Annapolis, Md to the late Herbert L. and Frances Johnson. After the death of his father Frances married Alfred Holliman who became a loving and caring father for Keith. He spent his early childhood in Annapolis, Md and later...
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Sean M. Smith

November 24, 1970 - March 16, 2015

Sean McVae Smith was born on November 24, 1970 in Fredericksburg, VA to Hugh Leon and Marva Smith. Of this union, he was the youngest of five children. Sean graduated from King George High School as an honor student. Upon graduation, he continued his education at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. He served in the United States Army Reserve for several years. Sean was employed at the...
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Willie Welch

September 23, 1947 - March 12, 2015

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Beverly Louise Lewis

July 12, 1946 - March 7, 2015

Beverly Louise Lewis (Crenshaw) was born July 12, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio, the fifth child of Henry and Doris Crenshaw (Stark). She was one out of 10 children. Beverly was baptized at a young age at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, where she later served on the Ushers Board. Beverly attended and graduated from East Technical High School in Cleveland in 1964. Beverly...
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Clarence Gresham

June 13, 1943 - March 5, 2015

Clarence Edward Gresham Jr., 71 years of age formerly of Fredericksburg, VA passed away peacefully at the Carriage Hill Nursing Home. After a long illness on March 5, 2015. Clarence, oldest son of the Late Clarence E. Gresham Sr. and Elizabeth B. Gresham was born on June 13, 1943 in Woodford VA. He attended and graduated from Caroline County Public Schools. He later found employment in the...
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Lawrence Carter

May 25, 1947 - February 20, 2015

Obituary will be posted by Monday, March 9, 2015.
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Calvin A. Jones

September 9, 1989 - February 17, 2015

Today we celebrate the life of Calvin Alonzo Jones, who was called home to be with the lord on February 17, 2015. Calvin was born to Sherry and Michael Jones on September 9, 1989. Calvin began his education in the King George County school system, graduating from King George High School. He was a member of the football, basketball, track and baseball teams. But football was his passion. He was...
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Herbert L. Holmes

May 18, 1937 - January 31, 2015

Herbert Lewis Holmes, Jr's Journey ended January 31, 2015 at the Ashland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland, Virginia. Herbert Lewis Holmes, Jr. was one of nine children born on May 18, 1936 to the late Herbert A. and Estella G. Holmes of Hustle, Virginia. Herbert gave his life to Christ at an early age. He was baptized at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Hustle, Virginia. Herbert...
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Joanne Ford

November 11, 1931 - January 30, 2015

Deaconess Joanne Ford of Woodford, Virginia was born November 12, 1931 to the late Lillian D. and Allen E. Boone in Richmond, Virginia. She entered eternal rest January 30, 2015 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She attended school in Richmond, Virginia. Later, she worked as a nurse assistant/Care giver where her professionalism and expertise expanded for over 30 years. ...
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Ora R. Hepburn

May 20, 1933 - January 24, 2015

Loving and dedicated, mother sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, godmother, aunt, niece, cousin and Christian friend; Ora Rebecca Hepburn, wife of the late Raymond Hepburn, Sr. answered her Father's call to eternal glory on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at her home in Saint Stephens Church Virginia. Revecca was the first born to the late Calvin and Dedie Greene on May 20, 1933 in Salvia, VA....
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Earl Pratt

March 8, 1955 - January 20, 2015

Earl Anthony Pratt, son of the late Earl C. Pratt was born March 8, 1955 at Philadelphia General Hospital. He departed this life on January 20, 2015 at Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia.Earl leaves to cherish his memories a brother Prior; close cousins Antoinette, Cynthia, Orlando, Robert, Baron, Barbara, Wayne, Warren and Peggy; Childhood friend Curtis Bennett; and a host of other...
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Cyrus S. Jackson, Sr.

September 9, 1931 - January 19, 2015

A Time to Be Born Cyrus Stonewall Jackson was born to Charles and Rosie B. Jackson on September 9, 1931. A Time to Venture Cyrus (Cy) joined the church under the leadership of the late Rev. George Carter. He was a faithful member of the Little Ark Baptist Church. He served on the Usher Board for over 50 years, and made himself available to anyone in need of assistance concerning church matters....
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Angelo Cox, Jr.

January 4, 1987 - January 17, 2015

Angelo Cox Jr. son of Angelo Cox Sr. and Barbara Smith was born January 4, 1987 in Washington, D.C. He peacefully entered into eternal rest on January 17, 2015 at Mary Washington Hospital with his family by his side. "AJ" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends completed his education at Westmoreland County Public School system. He was employed by Ingleside Plantation Nursery....
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Paul McMillian

October 13, 1940 - January 5, 2015

Paul McMillian was born October 13, 1940 in Selma, Alabama. He's one of four children born to the late Albert and Arlean McMillian. He graduated from High School and became a worker at the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C. for 35 years, He retired and later moved to Virginia. He met his Wife Ruth and they was married July 25, 1975. Paul leaves to cherish his memory, his...
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Lottie Johnson

January 27, 1928 - January 3, 2015

Obituary will be posted by January 7, 2014.
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Yvonne Brown

February 19, 1938 - December 27, 2014

On Saturday, December 27, 2014 our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend entered into eternal rest. Yvonne Young Brown was born on February 19, 1938 to the late Samuel L. and Mary V. Young in Washington, D.C. She was the fourth child of six. Yvonne attended D.C. Public Schools. Yvonne was also a member of Salem Baptist Church. In her later years she retired from Safeway...
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Irving Whiting

September 9, 1954 - December 25, 2014

Irving Whiting Slipped into eternal rest on December 25, 2014 at his residence. He was born on September 9, 1954 to Elizabeth Whiting and the late Willie George Whiting in King George County. He attended Ralph Bunch Public Schools. He also worked for White Packing Co. for many years. He then began working for William Hazel Co. for about 15 years. He loved to play horseshoes and shoot...
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Irene Ruth Whiting Jefferson

December 29, 1923 - December 25, 2014

Irene Ruth Whiting Jefferson was born on December 29, 1923 in Caroline County, Virginia to the late Spencer and Ruth Whiting. Irene departed this life peacefully on Thursday, December 25, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Irene attended public school in Caroline, Virginia. She accepted her Lord and Savior and joined Salem Baptist Church. Irene served as an usher for many years and...
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Bert Harvey

November 16, 1927 - December 22, 2014

Bert Harvey, son of the late Willie and Henrietta was born November 16th, 1927 in King George, VA. He peacefully entered eternal rest on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Providence Hospital after a short illness. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Salem Baptist Church. He received his education in the public school system in King George, VA. He was joined in Holy Matrimony to...
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Etta L. Alsop

July 30, 1927 - December 17, 2014

Etta Louise Campbell Alsop passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas. The daughter of Sophia Gaskins and Raymond Campbell, Sr., Etta was born in Donton Mill, Virginia on July 30, 1927. Etta attended Lancaster County Public Schools and in her youth joined Calvary Baptist Church in Kilmarnock, Virginia. As an adult she moved her membership to...
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Herman Scott

November 17, 1945 - December 6, 2014

Herman L. Scott, the son of the late Earl and Minnie Scott was born in King George, VA on November 17, 1945. He was one of six children. He departed this life on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at home after a long illness. He received his education at Ralph Bunch High School in King George. He worked at White Packing for 38 years and 7 years at Motion Control. He was a faithful and reliable...
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Charles Byrd

July 23, 1925 - November 30, 2014

On Sunday, November 30, 2014, God extended his almighty hand of love and gently took Charles Byrd to a home of joy, peace, and happiness. Bo, as he was affectionately called by his family and friends, was born on July 23, 1925 to the late Frank and Otha Byrd in Essex County, VA. He was educated in the public school system of Essex County. Bo confessed his faith in God at an early age and was...
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John O. Beverly

October 2, 1933 - November 23, 2014

On November 23, 2014 our beloved father entered peacefully into eternal rest at Sligo Creek Nursing Home in Takoma Park MD. John O. Beverly, Sr. was born on October 2, 1933 in King and Queen County, VA. He was the youngest child of Chassie and Cassie Beverly. At an early age, he accepted Christ and was baptized at St. John Baptist Church, Milford, Virginia. John O served in the U.S. Army...
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Clarence Leon Carter

September 16, 1948 - November 23, 2014

Clarence Leon Carter, Sr., of Fredericksburg, Virginia (formally of Richmond, VA) passed away at home on Sunday, November 23, 2014. He is the son of the late Maggie James Carter and Carl Carter and the beloved foster son of the late Mr. & Mrs. William Thompson. Clarence enjoyed a 27 year career in the U.S. Army, where he served tours of duty in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Thailand, Korea, Germany...
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Anita J. Byrd

March 27, 1927 - November 19, 2014

Anita Julia Byrd, daughter of the late Robert and Martha Fortune, was born on March 27, 1927 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. On November 19, 2014 she finished her earthly duties and peacefully slipped into eternal rest joining the Lord at his residence. Anita received her education from the public school system of Westmoreland County, Virginia. She attended Grants Hill Baptist Church,...
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Percell M. Johnson

September 6, 1939 - November 2, 2014

Percell McKinley Johnson, devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend departed this life Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, Maryland. Percell was born in King and Queen County, Virginia on September 6, 1939 to the late Hugh and Lizzie Johnson. He was the youngest of 11 children: Albert, Fred, Dorothy, Robert, Clayton, Mary, George, Virginia, Maude, and...
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Marjorie Yvonne Gahagan

August 28, 1958 - October 29, 2014

Marjorie Yvonne Gahagan was born June 28, 1958. She joined Long Branch Baptist Church at an early age. She later joined Third Mount Zion Baptist and was the treasure of the Pastor's Aide Ministry. She graduated from Union High School, Bowling Green, Virginia. She attended Germanna Community College, obtained a degree in nursing and also attended Howard University where she was a licensed...
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Yvonne Harvey

July 28, 1964 - October 26, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Friday, October 31, 2014.
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Edna Arlene Howard

June 1, 1936 - October 22, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Monday, October 27, 2014.
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Richard Lee Washington

June 11, 1933 - October 17, 2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014, Richard Lee Washington Sr was called to rest. He was born in Port Royal, VA to the late James "Shorty" Washington, and Annie Washington on June 11, 1932. Richard grew up and was educated in Caroline county. At a young age, Richard attended Shiloh Baptist church in Bowling Green, VA. He later went on to join the U.S. Army, where he served his country proudly. After...
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Helen Johnson

July 16, 1927 - October 5, 2014

Helen Louise Johnson was born on July 16, 1927 to the late Spencer and Ruth Whiting. She was called home peacefully on October 5, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital. She was a resident of Heritage Hall Nursing Home where she battled a long term illness. She was a strong and humble lady who knew the lord. She accepted Christ at an early age and attended Salem Baptist Church. She loved to dance,...
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Bertram D. Green

April 4, 1953 - September 19, 2014

Bertram Douglas Green was born in the Washington DC area on April 4, 1953, to the late Rebecca Green. He departed this life on September 19, 2014 at Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville Virginia. Bertram lived a beautiful life and is now dwelling in the house of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bertram grew up in South East Washington DC and attended Ann Beers Elementary School...
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Mildred Lucas

May 7, 1941 - September 12, 2014

In the early morning hours on September 12, 2014 "Boots" closed her eyes and peacefully entered into eternal rest in the arms of the Heavenly Father. Born on May 7, 1941 in King George County, Virginia, Mildred "Boots" Virginia Lucas was the daughter of the late Murphy Tate and Addie Lucas and step-daughter of Abraham Lucas. She was preceded in death by her brother, Leon Lucas. Early in...
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Robert T. Drummond

April 4, 1921 - September 8, 2014

Robert Thomas Drummond was born on April 2, 1921 to the late Mattie Blanche Walker and Robert D. Drummond. He was raised by his grandmother the late Shellie Robinson Drummond, who insisted that he received his Christian and academic education; as a result of her guidance, he attended the Bethel Baptist Church and received his education in the public school system in Gloucester, Virginia. As a...
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Stephanie A. Jackson

January 25, 1965 - August 27, 2014

For we walk by faith, not by sight We are confident, I say, and willing rather To be absent from the body, and To be present with the Lord 2nd Corinthians 5: 7-8 Stephanie Angela Jackson, daughter of Daniel L. Jones and the late Cora B. Jackson, was born on January 25, 1965 in Westmoreland County, VA. She peacefully transitioned into God's Glory on August 27, 2014 at Holy Cross Hospital in...
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Lamont Beverly

September 26, 1974 - August 23, 2014

Lamont Beverly, affectionately known as "Buddah", son of John A. Buckner, Sr. and Margaret L. Buckner, was born September 26, 1974 in Fredericksburg, VA. He was called home to be with the Lord on August 23, 2014. He received his education from the King George County Public School System; graduating in June 1993. Lamont recently gave his life to Christ and was baptized by Reverend Earl T....
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Roy C. Garnett

February 2, 1926 - August 18, 2014

Roy Clarence Garnett departed this life on Monday, August 18, 2014 at Envoy Westover Hills Nursing Home in Richmond, Virginia. Roy was born on February 16, 1926 in Caroline County to the Late William Garnett and Sarah Dennis Garnett. He joined Ebenezer Baptist Church of Supply at a very early age. Roy joined the Navy as a teenager and did two tours. He was a World War II veteran. Roy...
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Everette Byrd

March 4, 1939 - August 15, 2014

Everette Byrd son of the late Frank and Otha Byrd was born March 4, 1939 in Essex County, Virginia. On August 15, 2014 he finished his earthly duties and peacefully slipped into eternal rest with the Lord at his residence. Affectionately known as "Ed" by his family and friends received his education from the public school system of Westmoreland County, Virginia. He accepted Christ as his...
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Olivia Faith Johnson

August 7, 2014 - August 8, 2014

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Gene Ferguson

May 7, 1944 - August 8, 2014

On August 8, 2014 at Regional Memorial Hospital, God sent his angels to transition Gene Everett Ferguson to his new home. "And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise." (Luke 23:43) Gene was born on May 7, 1944 to the late William Arthur and Ida Mae Ferguson of Caroline County, Virginia. Gene accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age becoming...
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Standley McDowney

June 9, 1937 - August 3, 2014

Standley Rayfield McDowney, Sr., better known as "Ray", was born in King George County on June 9, 1937 to the late Deacon Earnest Andrew and Deaconess Mary Emma Lomax McDowney, one of twelve children. Losing his battle to cancer, he departed this life early Monday morning August 4, 2014 at Westmoreland Rehabilitation Center, Colonial Beach, Virginia, surrounded by his wife of 53 years and...
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Richard Bumbrey

March 20, 1954 - July 7, 2014

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James H. Green

February 14, 1941 - July 7, 2014

James Henry Green (Skeeter) entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was born on February 14, 1941, in Supply, Virginia, to the late William Henry and Lula Green. At an early age, James gave his life to Christ, and later rededicated his life at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Supply, VA. James was a willing, devoted worker of the...
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James B. Childs

August 20, 1920 - July 6, 2014

Obituary will be posted at a later date!
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Daffie Lee Robinson

June 30, 1935 - July 6, 2014

Daffie Lee Robinson Sr. was born on June 30, 1935 to the late George Montague and Lavennia Robinson. "Rob" as he was affectionately known was raised by his Godmother Mrs. Nanny Jackson. Early in life Rob accepted life at St. John Baptist Church. Later he became a member of Beluah Baptist and in his later years he joined New Site where he attended faithfully until his health began to fail him. ...
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Walter Coates

April 14, 1930 - July 1, 2014

Walter Welford Coates, eldest son of the late Forest and Catherine Coates was born April 14, 1930 and departed this life peacefully on July 1, 2014 when God sent his angels down to come take him home. He was born in Balty, Va and is affectionately known as "Boots". He received his early education in the public schools of Balty, VA. He accepted Christ at an early age at St. John's Baptist...
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Malisa Montague

June 13, 1956 - July 1, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Thursday, July 3, 2014.
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Beverly Byrd

February 6, 1961 - June 28, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Thursday, July 3, 2014.
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Brancis Pollard

July 19, 1941 - June 12, 2014

Brancis Juwan Pollard was born on July 19, 1941 in Caroline County, VA to the late Clarence Joseph and Emnell Ryland Fortune. Early in life Brancis accepted Christ at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. Later in life she renewed her commitment to Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and served as pastor's aide and sang in the choir, she so loved to sing. In 1989 God gave Brancis a new calling, where she joined True...
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Precious Jones

August 26, 1992 - June 4, 2014

Obituary will be posted by June 11, 2014.
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Kenneth G. Brown

May 26, 1938 - May 29, 2014

Kenneth Gilbert Brown affectionately known as "Gillie" of King George, Virginia departed this life on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Born on May 26, 1938 in King George County , to the late James Morty and Vertalia Brown. He is preceded in death by his sisters, Ann Hudson and Ruth Althea Monroe. Kenneth is a graduate of Ralph Bunch High School and went to serve two years in the United States Army....
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Adeal Scott

August 3, 1923 - May 25, 2014

Adeal Ann Jackson Scott was born on August 3, 1923 in King George County to the late Jack and Mamie Jackson. She departed this life on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Mary Washington Hospital after a long illness. Adeal was educated in King George County Public School. She joined the Peoples Union Baptist Church at an early age. She was a member until her health began to fail. She was a member of the...
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James Rollins

March 27, 1943 - May 25, 2014

Master Chief James I. Rollins, U.S. Navy Retired departed this life on May 25, 2014. He was born on March 27, 1943 in Tappahannock, VA to the late Charles D. and Gladys V. Rollins. He attended public schools in Tappahannock, VA and received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Saint Leo College in Saint Leo, Florida. In 1959, James entered the United States Navy and retired in...
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Bertha Holmes

July 31, 1933 - May 24, 2014

Mrs. Bertha B. Holmes, daughter of the late Sophia Davis and Nathaniel Johnson, was born July 31, 1933 in Rappahannock, Va. She departed this life on Saturday May 24, 2014. She was a loving and devoted mother, sister and grandmother. Bertha attended school in the King George area. Bertha soon found herself in love and married Daniel Holmes. She later decided that she enjoyed Washington, DC...
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Hattie Johnson

September 30, 1920 - May 19, 2014

Hattie. R. Johnson was born on September 30, 1920 in Passing, Virginia to the late James and Annie Saunders. She was married to the late Harry Johnson. She was surrounded by her loving and devoted family up to her last whisper. Hattie was faithful to God and the Ebenezer Baptist Church where she was the Mother of the Church. She was a former devoted member of the Voices of Hope, Hospitality,...
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Rosalind Peterson

February 13, 1948 - May 17, 2014

Rosalind "Terry " Peterson was born February 13, 1948 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia to Marguerite Armstead Nelson and the late Roscoe Nelson of Tappahannock, Virginia. She departed this life on May 17, 2014. She was baptized at an early age at St. John Baptist Church in Tappahannock, Virginia. For over 38 years, she was united in Holy Matrimony to Melvin Harry Peterson....
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Antoinette Minor

November 5, 1977 - May 16, 2014

To God Be the Glory (Antoinette's favorite words) Antoinette Alexia Minor, affectionately called ("Nett-Nett") daughter of the late Thomas Robinson and Barbara Ann Allen was born on November 5, 1977 in Fredericksburg, VA. She was raised by her maternal grandmother, the late Mary Brooks. On Friday, May 16, 2014, the angels came and took her from her earthly home to her heavenly home while in...
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