Obituaries

Obituaries, week of August 13: Stovall, Betts

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Stovall   Roger Wendell Stovall, Sr. 73, of Hague, VA passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. He was a retired steam fitter for Johnson Controls, Washington, DC and a member of Northern Neck Baptist Church.   He is survived by his son, Ronald Stovall,  Cumberland, MD; sister, Lana McAllister, Glen Burnie, MD; loving niece and nephew, Ray and Donna Moxley, White Plains, MD and half-sisters, Ann, Toni and Pam

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  • Obituaries, week of August 6: Crockett, Ward, Dameron, Washington, Henderson

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Crockett   Mr. Purnell C. Crockett, Sr. of Heathsville passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was born October 12, 1935 in Northumberland County to Roland and Mary Crockett and was their only child. He worked as a commercial fisherman and later as a net mender at Omega Protein until his retirement after 30 plus years. Surviving are his wife, Earlor M. Crockett; his children, Yvonne Hodge (Larry), Melvin, Curnell

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  • Obituaries, week of July 30: Beswick, Womac, Swann, Moore, Lewis

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Beswick   Burnet Alan Beswick, 60, passed away July 26, 2014. After graduation from West Point High School in 1971 he earned a degree from RCC in business management and an associate’s degree in applied science. He retired from Verizon telephone, and was a member of West Point United Methodist Church. Alan may have been most well-known for his work with the West Point High School football team, which he

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  • Obituaries, week of July 23: Rock

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Rock   Mrs. Alice B. Rock, aged 85, wife of the late Rev. Colie E. Rock and longtime resident of Erwin, North Carolina, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Lurean Burgess of Farnham and was preceded in death by her brother, Tyler Burgess.  She has one living brother, A.C. Burgess and his wife, Evelyn.  She is also survived

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  • Obituaries, week of July 9: Ellett, Yerby, Behl, Straughan

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    Ellett   Robert “Bob” Virgil Ellett, 73, of Lottsburg, died peacefully on July 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Nancy Mattingly Ellett; sisters, Judith Freeman and her husband, David Marshall, of Charlottesville, Va and Janice Clarke and her husband, Willis, of Richmond; a nephew, Ned Freeman of Richmond; and a niece, Lori Smedley of Chicago. Mr. Ellett was born in Richmond and attended Manchester High

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  • Remembering Howard Straughan

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    Howard R. Straughan, Jr.

    Howard R. Straughan, Jr. died peacefully on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Melbourne, FL at the age of 84. His two sons, daughter-in-law, and granddaughters were by his side when he passed. Howard was born November 29, 1929 in Heathsville, VA where he spent his boyhood years and graduated from St. Christopher’s School in Richmond.  He would later earn a BA degree from the College of William and Mary, a

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  • Obituaries, week of June 25: Middleton, Vanlandingham, Brooke, Dillard

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Middleton   Julia Courtney Middleton, 74, of Mundy Point passed away June 7, 2014. She was the widow of C. Wayne Middleton and the daughter of the late Lewis Walton Courtney and Julia Dunkley Courtney. Julia worked with her husband in their building construction business, operated a successful catering company and served as the President of Mundy Point and Watts Point Farms, Inc. Additionally, she volunteered her time for various

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