Obituaries, week of Dec. 19: Bradshaw, Coffman, Dunn, Hundley, Minter

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 11:13 am

Mary Martha Bradshaw

Miss Mary Martha Bradshaw, 55, of Fredericksburg, formerly of Warsaw, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Clifton and Wilmoth Bradshaw.

She is survived by her brother, Barty Bradshaw of Russell Springs, KY; her sister, Ann Bradshaw Rose of Tappahannock; three nieces; and one nephew.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Welch Funeral Home, Marks Chapel with Reverend Ian McManamey officiating.  Burial will be private in Smithland Baptist Church Cemetery.

Nancy Carol Coffman

Nancy Carol Coffman of Westmoreland departed this life on December 5, 2012 at her residence.

She is survived by her three sons, John Coffman, Edward Coffman and Wesley Coffman; two sisters:,Linda Lee Reynolds and Katherine Johnston; four brothers, William Hinken, Steve Hinken, Mark Hinken and Jerry Hinken; eleven grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, December 12 at 1 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, VA.  Online condolences can be made to

Robert E. “Bob” Dunn Sr.

Robert E. “Bob” Dunn Sr., 75, of Oak Grove, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Bob was born in Montgomery County, Md., a former service manager at various car dealerships, owner/operator of a catering service truck and later employed at the Stop In, Oak Grove.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Dunn, of the home; two sons, Robert Eugene Dunn Jr. of Winchester and Darrin Wayne Dunn of Wintersville, Ohio; two brothers, Charles W. Dunn of Burtonsville, Md. and James L. Dunn of Virginia and two grandchildren.

Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George is handling the arrangements.Online guest book may be signed at

Edward F. Hundley, Sr. 

Edward F. Hundley, 89 of Montross, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at The Orchard in Warsaw.

Mr. Hundley was born in The Glebe (Montross) in 1923 to John and Helen Evans Hundley.

He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Tidwells where he was the founding superintendent of the St. James Sunday School in 1955 and was an avid motorcyclist, receiving a certificate in 1987 at a North Carolina Moto Guzzi Owners Club motorcycle rally for being the oldest rider.

Mr. Hundley worked for Walker Candy Company of Montross and was a waterman and carpenter.

He was past commander of the American Legion Post 252 and also served as past commander of the 8th District American Legion.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Sarah Weaver Hundley of Montross; son Val (Leslie) of Midlothian; daughter-in-law Barbara (Ron) of Montross; daughter Helen H. France (Jack) of Montross.

Dad was preceded in death by sons Edward “Steve” F. Hundley, Jr. and Ronald “Ron” D. Hundley; and brothers, Horace and Norman Hundley and sister, Norma Robinson.

Surviving grandchildren are Terri and Stephanie and families of South Carolina (Steve); Michael Hundley and Kristen Via and families of King George (Ron); Gary Lewis and family of King George; Jack France Jr. of Richmond (Helen); Korina Shepard and family of Leesburg and Katie, Gabbie and Gillie, of Richmond (Val).

Also surviving are numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sisters, Marianne Foxwell and Grace Edmonston and brother, Leon A. Hundley.

Family received friends at Welch Funeral home with a memorial service at St. James Episcopal Church in Tidwells on Dec. 14.

Family requests memorial donations be made to Riverside Tappahannock Hospice, 618 Hospital Road, Medical Arts Building, Suite 201, Tappahannock, Va. 22560 or St. James Episcopal Church (Tidwells), c/o Cople Parish, P.O. Box 110, Hague, VA 22469.

John Minter

John went home to his heavenly Father after fighting a courageous battle against cancer on December 12, 2012. He left behind his wife of 40 years, Susan Minter, as well as his mother, Lois Minter.

He is also survived by his children and their spouses, Scott and Jessie Minter and Megan and Drew Gliebe as well as his brother and wife, Rusty and Linda Minter. He was also blessed with two grandchildren, AJ and Ian Gliebe, who always brought a smile to his face. John never knew a stranger and had a deep love for the congregation that he led at New Friendship Baptist Church.

There was a memorial service at New Friendship Baptist Church located at 13559 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, VA, 22473 on Saturday, December 15, at one pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Friendship Baptist Church General Fund or to the American Cancer Society.

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