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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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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

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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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