Our Obituaries

John O. Beverly

October 2, 1933 - November 23, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Saturday, November 29, 2014.
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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

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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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Mary Magdalene McDowney

May 11, 2014

Obituary will be posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
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Robinette Young

August 12, 1913 - May 10, 2014

Deaconess Robinette Fortune Young was born on August 12, 1913 to the late Deacon and Deaconess Daniel and Robinette Fortune of Caroline County, Virginia. She was the fourth of eight children who grew up participating in several church ministries at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Supply, Virginia. She was married to the late Rev. Dr. William Amos Young, Sr. for forty-one years and was the mother of...
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Geraldine Pollard

September 26, 1921 - May 9, 2014

Geraldine Quiver Pollard was born in Washington D.C. to Oscar Quivers and Jennie Greene on September 26th1921, and departed this life from Spotsylvania, Virginia for her home in Heaven on May 9th, 2014. Her childhood was a tumultuous one. She and her siblings were sent to foster care at an early age after the death of her mother. She and her youngest sister, Homezelle were kept together and...
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Ronelle Davon Johnson

October 18, 1993 - April 29, 2014

#30 Today we celebrate the life of our beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew and friend, RONELLE DAVON JOHNSON. Ronelle was born on October 18, 1993 to Renay and Ronnie. He as a fun -loving and delightful child growing up, and always smiling. At a young age, he attended Sunday school and worship services at St. Stephens Baptist Church and Salem Baptist Church. One of his true loves was...
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Maryland T. Harris

November 6, 1958 - April 26, 2014

Our beloved Maryland Taft Harris, best known as "Baltimore" by family and friends quietly and peacefully slipped into eternal rest on Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was born on November 6, 1958 to the late Franklin and Annie Harris. He was proceeded in death by his parents and two brothers Leroy and Jerry Harris. He joined Bethany Baptist Church at an early age. After obtaining his education at...
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Dorothy Clark

January 17, 1924 - April 17, 2014

"...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 Dorothy "Fleet" Clark, the seventh of ten children, born to the late Luther and Julia Ware on January 17, 1924 quietly and peacefully departed this life on April 17, 2014 at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital in Richmond, Virginia with her goddaughter...
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Myra Alexander

May 1, 1947 - April 14, 2014

Myra Elizabeth Alexander's passion in life was helping people and making them laugh. We will all remember her contagious laugh that warmed our hearts. She will never ever be forgotten by the many lives she touched. Myra worked as a certified nursing assistant for over 20 years. She faithfully worshiped at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith in Woodford, Virgina. She held...
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Shannon K. McDonald

July 27, 1972 - March 30, 2014

Obituary MSG Shannon Keith McDonald (retired) was born July 27, 1972, in Gainesville, FL. After graduating from high school in Columbus, GA he left for boot camp one week later to join the US Army in July 1990 following the footsteps of his father and older brother. During his 20 year career Shannon traveled the US as well as overseas quickly moving through the ranks until he retired as a...
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Walter Brown, Jr.

July 11, 1935 - March 25, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Monday, March 31, 2014.
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Sylvia Harrison

April 11, 1943 - March 18, 2014

Obituary will be posted by Saturday March 22, 2014.
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Cleavland Britton

October 7, 1918 - March 18, 2014

Cleveland Collins Britton, oldest son of the late Frank and Bessie Britton, was born in Andrews, S.C. on October 7, 1918. He attended primary school in Andrews, S.C. In 1931 his mother, a brother and a sister drowned in a bus accident. His father moved Cleveland and his brother Frank to New York City. There he completed High School and attended Manhattan School of Music, where he was an...
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Charles Byrd

September 4, 1951 - March 18, 2014

Obituary will be posted on Thursday, March 20, 2014.
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Timothy E. Harris

April 25, 1979 - March 17, 2014

Born in Washington, DC on April 25, 1979 to Winfred A. Harrris and Shirley Rollins Patterson. He is grandson to the late Charles and Gladys Rollins of Hustle, Virginia and the late Henry Harris of Washington, DC. He is survived by step father John B Patterson; grandmother , Margurite Harris ;brother, Clifford E. Harris (Stephanie); Uncle James I Rollins (Marta) and Uncle Harvey Harris (JoAnne)...
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Pauline P. Smith

April 11, 1951 - March 12, 2014

Full Obituary to be posted Monday March 17, 2014.
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Velma Woodfolk

September 8, 1932 - March 8, 2014

Velma. G. Woodfolk was born September 8, 1932 in Fredericksburg, VA and attended the public school system. She joined Shiloh Old Site Baptist Church at an early age. "Dee-Dee" married Hausey L. Woodfolk, Jr. on October 21, 1967 and they raised three children; Hausey III, O'Brian and Melva. After their marriage Velma became a watch care member at Zion Grove Baptist Church where she served on...
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Adlena Smith

November 23, 1922 - March 7, 2014

Adlena Johnson Smith, affectionately known as "Lena" went home to be with the Lord at her residence on Thursday, March 6, 2014. On November 22, 1923, Lena was the third oldest of thirteen children born to the late James Henry and Alice Brooks Johnson. At an early age, Lena gave her life to Christ at Ebenezer Baptist Church in, Supply Virginia. For many years, she was employed at the...
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Melvin L. Vaughan

April 30, 1941 - March 2, 2014

Melvin Lewis Vaughan departed his life on March 2nd, 2014 at Retreat Hospital. He was born April 30th, 1941 in Owenton, Virginia to the late Charlie and Louise Vaughan. He attended King and Queen Public Schools. At an early age He joined First Mount Olive Baptist Church, Newtown, Virginia. He was joined in holy matrimony to the late Molly Hill and they were blessed with three children. Melvin was...
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Eleanor M. Ware

June 3, 1922 - February 6, 2014

Eleanor Mae Ware entered into eternal rest on the morning of February 6, 2014 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Eleanor was born to the late Adolph and Clara Nash on June 3, 1922. She accepted Christ at an early age and in her teen years began attending the Little Zion Baptist Church in Oak Grove, VA. She looked so forward to attending the services at her home church and...
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Robin L. Sayles

June 25, 1962 - February 4, 2014

Robin Lisa Sayles entered into eternal rest on Tuesday February 4, 2014 in Colonial Beach, Virginia. She was born to the late William A. Sayles and Mary E Holmes-Sayles on June 25, 1962 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was educated in the public schools of Essex County and went on to obtain her Associates Degree from Rappahannock Community College. Robin joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church at an...
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Oliver C. Fortune

September 27, 1927 - January 18, 2014

Oliver Cromwell Fortune Sr. 86, of Port Royal, Virginia went home to be with the Lord on January 18, 2014, at Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Virginia. He was born in Supply Virginia on September 27th, 1927 to the late Daniel and Robinette Fortune. Oliver attended Essex Training School where he was Valedictorian. He served in the U.S. Army from January 19, 1946 to July 28,...
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Regina Evette Lewis

December 30, 1970 - January 12, 2014

Regina Evette "Sassy" Lewis passed away on January 12, 2014 at her home in Dahlgren, Virginia. She was born on December 30, 1970 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Regina was a graduate of King George High School in King George, Virginia. After graduating from high school in 1989 she went to the Keystone Job Corps Training Center in Drums, Pennsylvania to obtain a Degree in...
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Booker T. Ross

November 6, 1917 - January 7, 2014

The Obituary Booker Tolliver Ross known to many as Brother Ross, Booker T, or Mr. Ross, was born and raised in the Fredericksburg /Spotsylvania County area of Virginia. Brother Ross entered this life on November 6, 1917 to the late Reverend Thomas and Mary Ella Ross. He peacefully completed his journey on January 7, 2014 at the Hughes Home Fredericksburg. He was the last of eleven children...
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Susie Carpenter Bland

January 7, 1922 - January 5, 2014

Obituary A precious one from us has gone. A voice we love is still. A place is vacant in our hearts that never can be filled. On Sunday, January 5, 2014, Susie Carpenter Bland slipped into a peaceful rest as angels carried her home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. God saw her pain and struggle for life and called her home for eternal rest. Susie Bland was born in Goldvein, Virginia...
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Vernice D. Johnson

September 13, 1957 - January 2, 2014

The Obituary "Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies." Proverbs 31:10 Vernice Delores Jordan Johnson, affectionately known as Aunt "Wee Wee" daughter of the late James L. and Lucille M. Jordan, was born September 13, 1957 in Fredericksburg, VA. She departed this life at 3:19 a.m. on January 2, 2014 at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center surrounded by her...
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James H. Hunter, Jr.

February 2, 1935 - December 28, 2013

James Howard Hunter, 78, also known as "Jimmy", son of Mary Lou and Howard Hunter was born on February 2, 1935. On Saturday, December 28, 2013 our heavenly Father called our beloved James to eternal rest. James attended Caroline County Public Schools. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Baptist Church and remained a faithful servant as an Usher and Trustee. James professional...
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Derek A. Wise

August 3, 1984 - December 27, 2013

Derek Andre' Wise (aka: D. Wise), loving son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend to all who knew him, was born on August 3, 1984 to Mrs. Victoria P. Wise and the Late Curtis Wise. He was suddenly called home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Derek received his education in the public school system of Westmoreland County,...
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Virginia Henry

January 26, 1929 - December 19, 2013

Virginia Pratt Henry was born January 26, 1929 to the late Robert and Rosa Pratt. She was the eldest of seven children. Mom departed this earthly life peacefully with her two sons at her side on Thursday, December 19 at 9:35pm at her residence in Chance, Va. She was educated in the Essex County School System. She was united in holy matrimony to Howard Henry better known as (Dorsey and Shorty)...
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Mary L. Fortune

February 18, 1944 - December 18, 2013

Today our hearts are saddened with the passing of Mary "Sis" Lindsey Fortune into the spirit world. Mary was born on February 18, 1944, the daughter of the late Mary Jane Bundy and Julius Lindsey. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, James and Gene Lindsey. Over the past two years, Mary had suffered declining health due to numerous stroke events but showed enormous strength and...
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Frederick Douglas Holmes

February 20, 1959 - December 1, 2013

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Frances M. Coldman

April 4, 1944 - November 29, 2013

On Friday, November 29, 2013, after a long illness, Mrs. Frances Maxine Coldman passed away from this earthly realm and went to be with our Lord. She was born on April 4, 1944 one of eight children born to the late Annie and Walker Ferguson of Bowling Green, Virginia. She was educated in the Caroline County Public School System. Frances Maxine Coldman was joined in marriage to the late William...
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Mabel L. Lomax

May 5, 1942 - November 25, 2013

Mabel Louise Rollins-Loma departed this life on Monday, November 25, 2013 at her home in Hustle, Virginia. She was born in Caroline County, Virginia to the late Phillip L. and Esther Baylor Rollins on May 5, 1942. Mabel was educated in Caroline County Public Schools. She was baptized at an early age at Shiloh Baptist Church, Port Royal, Virginia. On October 24, 1969 she was united in holy...
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Amber Lexis Sanders

December 29, 1994 - November 23, 2013

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McKinley McPhatter, Jr.

February 5, 1927 - November 23, 2013

Fight the good fight of faith, Lay hold on eternal life. I Timothy 6:12 Very quietly and peacefully on November 23, 2013, our Heavenly Father in His infinite wisdom gently closed the eyes of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather as he entered into his eternal rest. McKinley "Mac" McPhatter was born February 5, 1927 in Red Springs, North Carolina to the late McKinley...
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Lucy B. Byrd

October 25, 1936 - November 13, 2013

Lucy B. Byrd departed this life on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was born on October 25, 1936 to the late Estelle Johnson. At an early age she accepted Christ at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was known for her big heart and witty personality. Her greatest joy was making everyone laugh or lending a hand to anyone that she could help...
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Philicia Darlene Minor

August 26, 1958 - November 9, 2013

Philicia Darlene Minor, the younger daughter of Reginald Minor and the late Viola Boxley Minor Oates, was born in Virginia on August 26, 1958. She entered eternal life on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at her residence in Detroit, Michigan. At an early age, she accepted Christ and was baptized at St. John Baptist Church. While living in Caroline, she was active in Sunday School and sang in the...
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Michael D. Bailey

September 19, 1961 - November 9, 2013

On November 9, 2013 God called Michael Bailey home. Michael Darnell Bailey was born on September 19, 1961 to the late Edward and Lillian Bailey. He graduated from King George High School in 1980 and sought a future in the United States Army, serving his country with pride until 1989. Before leaving for the military he married Constella McDowney on March 19, 1983. Michael was stationed in both...
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Constella Bailey

August 11, 1962 - November 9, 2013

On November 9, 2013 God called Constella Bailey home. Constella "Connie" McDowney was born on August 11, 1962 to the late Chester and Catherine McDowney. She graduated from Washington and Lee High School in 1981. Connie married Michael on March 19, 1983. Connie was a Homemaker and babysitter to all her nieces and nephews. She had two sons, Michael Jr. and Cedric. Her life was simple but...
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Margie S. Bumbrey

December 16, 1927 - November 8, 2013

It all began on December 16, 1927 when God blessed the late Edward and Addie Scranage with a beautiful baby girl who they named Margie. Her father affectionately called her "Bunch". Bunch was educated in King George, VA where she attended Little Ark Elementary School and graduated from Edgehill Training School. On July 18, 1948, Bunch married Richard Bumbrey, Sr. To this union God blessed...
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Ernest Jordon

March 5, 1923 - November 7, 2013

Ernest Jordon was born on March 5, 1923 in Washington, DC to the late Horace and Mary Jordon. One sister and three brothers preceded him in death: Georgia, Roy, Lewis and Samuel Jordon. His niece, the late Blanche Virginia Jordon Davis, was reared in the home with him. Ernest attended the King George Training School in Edgehill, Virginia. He enlisted with the United States Navy in 1944. ...
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Margaret E. Purce

December 20, 1932 - October 15, 2013

Margaret Elaine Purce, lovingly known as "Emma" by family and friends, was born December 20, 1932 to the late Willie A. and Etta H. Smith. She was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, Woodbridge, Virginia. Margaret received her education in the public school system of Westmoreland County, Virginia. Realizing her need of...
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Joyce Yvonne Jones

April 30, 1951 - October 1, 2013

There's an open gate at the end of the road Through which each must go alone, And there in a light we cannot see Our Father claims His own; Beyond the gate, your loved one finds happiness and rest And there is comfort in the thought That a loving God knows best. On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA, surrounded by her family and friends, God extended his...
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Albert Shanklin

June 5, 1945 - September 28, 2013

Albert (Bert) Shanklin was born June 5, 1945 in King George, Virginia; he was the son of the Annie Bell Shanklin. Bert worked for the DC Inspection Station in Washington, DC for over twenty-five years as an inspector until he retired. He was a very quiet person and he loved helping anybody that needed his help. He enjoyed spending time with his Seven-Eleven crew and friends in the Trailer Park...
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Berta R. Taylor

May 7, 1927 - September 25, 2013

Berta Rebecca Taylor, 86 passed away at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 1:25p.m. Born May 7, 1927 in the Weedonsville area of King George County, Virginia to the late Nannie Muse Davis and Lloyd Davis, Sr. She married Theodore Roosevelt Taylor, Sr. on October 2, 1948. Berta was a life time member of Union Bethel Baptist Church in King...
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James L. Anderson

January 15, 1928 - September 21, 2013

James Luther Anderson was born on January 15, 1928 to the late Evelyn and Isaiah Anderson of Washington, DC. He departed this earthly life on September 21, 2013. James was educated in the Washington DC, public schools. He served his country in the US Army from July 1947 through June 1950, stationed in both Korea and Japan. He earned an honorable discharge. Throughout his employment, James...
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Johnny B. Tucker

November 6, 1926 - September 13, 2013

Mr. Johnny Bernard Tucker was born November 6, 1926 to the late Mildred M. Hendricks and Henry A. Tucker. He leaves to cherish his memory his brother, Mr. Harold M. Tucker of Washington, DC; three dedicated nieces, his caregivers Mrs. Maggie J. Claiborne (Mr. Lias D. Claiborne, nephew-in-law) of Fredericksburg, Virginia; Ms. Mildred Y. Harper of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Ms. Dorothy A. Ferrell of...
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James W. Wilson

June 28, 1935 - September 13, 2013

James Woodrow Wilson, 77 of Woodford, Virginia entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 13, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was born June 28, 1936 to the late Thomas Wilson and Judy Lawson of Caroline County. He was known as "Bobby" to some and "Hulk Eye" to others. He was raised in Caroline County and received his education in the Caroline County School...
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Marcus A. Brown

June 14, 1984 - September 5, 2013

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James B. Brown

January 7, 1928 - September 5, 2013

James Byrd Brown son of the late Matilda M. and Willie E. Brown was born January 7, 1928 in Caroline County Virginia. James slipped away peacefully on September 5, 2013 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, Fredericksburg, Virginia. He received his education in the Public School System in Caroline County. James was united in holy matrimony to Mary Elizabeth Johnson of Fredericksburg,...
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Shirley M. Frazier

December 14, 1945 - July 18, 2013

Ms. Shirley Mae Frazier of King George, Virginia was promoted to Glory on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia after battling a long-term illness. Shirley was the first born child of the late James and Adeal Scott, Sr., born on December 14, 1945. She was better known as "Shirley Mae" through the years she was a faithful member and worker of Peoples...
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Farrish M. Purce, Sr.

June 6, 1923 - July 1, 2013

Farrish M. Purce, Sr., son of the late Freddie and Mary Purce, was born on June 6, 1923 in Caroline County, VA. He departed this life in peaceful rest of Monday, July 1, 2013 at 8:49am at the home of his daughter, Hazel Harris in King George, VA. Farrish was joined in holy matrimony to the late, Reaver M. Purce, in 1946 in LaPlata, MD. To this union, 11 children were born. Alfretta and Alfred ...
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Gregory A. Jackson

April 23, 1961 - June 24, 2013

Obituary will be updated June 26, 2013.
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William Earl Boxley, Jr.

October 12, 1960 - June 22, 2013

William Earl Boxley, Jr. departed this life on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia after a brief illness. William was born October 12, 1960 in Fredericksburg, Virginia to Joyce Blondina and the late William Boxley, Sr. He attended King George Public Schools. William accepted Christ at an early age and joined St. Stephens Baptist Church in King George,...
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Lawrence A. Johnson

December 11, 1961 - June 22, 2013

"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13 Lawrence A. Johnson, Jr., known by family and friends as J.R., born December 11, 1961, in San Antonio, TX, departed this life to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Spotsylvania Regional Hospital, Spotsylvania, VA. J.R. is survived by and leaves to mourn, his loving mother Dottie B. Johnson, his...
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Nancy Teresa Bamford

January 20, 1934 - May 16, 2013

Nancy T. Bamford was born January 20, 1934 in New York to the late Margaret Patterson and Henry Kenny. She departed this life on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia due to an illness she have been suffering for a while. Nancy lived in King George County. She was a beloved and devoted wife and friend. She married Robert (Bob) Bamford and was married...
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Walter H. Smith, Jr.

August 12, 1951 - April 5, 2013

Walter H. Smith, Jr. "Tony Red" departed this life on April 5, 2013. He was born in Spotsylvania, Virginia to the late Walter H. Smith, Sr. and Bertha Stubbs Smith. He loved driving his tractor trailer and racing cars, not to mention cooking. Also, he enjoyed driving a cab part-time. Tony Red was a born again believer, excepting Jesus Christ as his personal savior. He enjoyed attending...
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Lenora M. Blagmon

November 18, 1934 - April 5, 2013

Lenora M. Blagmon was born on November 18, 1934 in Bowling Green, Virginia to her parents the late Freddie and Ocie Martin, and departed this life on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home, Lexington Park, Maryland. Lenora was raised with her eight siblings in Bowling Green, Virginia and received her formal education through the Caroline County Schools system. Lenora accepted...
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Evelena D. Coleman

May 29, 1957 - March 29, 2013

Evelena Doreather Coleman was born on May 29, 1957 in Westmoreland County to Delorise Pierce and the late Morris "Buck" Hodge. At an early age she gave her life to Christ and joined the First Baptist Church of Colonial Beach, VA. She attended Westmoreland County Public Schools. She worked hard as a Custodian for 14 years at Mary Washington Rehabilitation Center of Colonial Beach. Evelena was...
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Linda J. Pierce

July 13, 1954 - March 24, 2013

Linda Jean Pierce was born on July 13, 1954 in Westmoreland County to Delorise Pierce and the late Morris "Buck" Hodge. At an early age she gave her life to Christ and joined the First Baptist Church of Colonial Beach, VA. She attended Westmoreland County Public Schools and was a lifelong devoted member of the Colonial Beach Rescue Squad, Moose Lodge, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Linda...
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Charles Curtis Gaines, Jr.

June 28, 1946 - March 20, 2013

Charles Curtis Gaines, Jr. also known as "Little Brother" answered the Master's call quietly and peacefully on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at The Orchard in Warsaw, Virginia. He was born June 28, 1946 to the late Charles and Clara Gaines, Sr. Charles attended school in Essex County Virginia. He was a construction worker and was last employed with Hopke Construction Company. Charles joined...
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Michael Jerome Rich

November 27, 1953 - March 16, 2013

Michael Jerome Rich of King George County, Virginia departed this life and entered into enteral rest on March 16, 2013 after a brief illness. Preceding him in death his beloved mother, Nancy Rich of Washington, D.C. Mike leaves behind to mourn: his father and stepmother Pat and Linda Rich of Westmoreland, County; one daughter, Latoya Johnson; one son, Billy "Pete" Shanklin; two grandchildren,...
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Francis Tolson Martin

January 19, 1918 - March 15, 2013

Francis Tolson Martin was born January 19, 1918 in Wshington, D.C. the son of the late Robert T. and Ida Tolson Martin departed this life peacefully on March 15, 2013 at 11:00pm at Greenfield Assisted Living, Stafford, Virginia. Mr. Martin was a World War II Navy Veteran and a Bronze Star receipient a founding member of Peace Lutheran Church, King George and a former member of King George...
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Isabell H. Jones

July 28, 1930 - March 1, 2013

Isabell Hurley Jones, affectionately known as "Bell", was born July 28, 1930 in Leedstown, Westmoreland County Virginia, to the late Clifton Hurley and Eunice Henry. She departed this life on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the home of her daughter after a short illness. Isabell was educated in the Westmoreland County Public Schools. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Grants Hill...
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Ruth Althea Monroe

March 21, 1937 - March 1, 2013

Ruth Althea Monroe affectionately known as "Apple" of King George, Virginia departed this life on Friday, March 1, 2013. Born March 21, 1937 in King George County, to the late James Morty and Vertalia Brown. She is preceded in death by her sister Ann Hudson. Althea is a graduate of Ralph Bunche High School and a retiree of Multivac Incorporated and the King George School System where she was...
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Virginia G. Brooks

October 31, 1933 - February 21, 2013

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, and took with him another beautiful angel that who so ever believeth in him will not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 Virginia G. Lumpkin Brooks was born on October 31, 1933 in King George, County Virginia. She entered into eternal rest on February 21, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Virginia...
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Mary M. Harris

December 28, 1924 - February 18, 2013

Mary Madeline Harris was born December 28, 1924 in Terrytown, Georgia to the late Eddie and Ella Love. She was one of five children, two sons and three daughters. She departed this life on Monday, February 18, 2013 at St. Thomas More Medical Complex, Hyattsville, Maryland. She attended Public School in the state of Georgia. Mary moved to Washington, DC in 1946. She worked at Soldier Home...
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