Obituaries, week of August 13: Bowles, Stovall, Veney, King, Bryant, Ferrett

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Bowles   Bowles, John R. Jr., 87, died peacefully at home on August 5, 2014, in Reedville, Va.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John R. Bowles, Sr. and Dollie Pitts Bowles, his sister Beth Mannheim, and his oldest son John R. Bowles III “Johnny-Boy”.  He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Barbara (Jo);  loving sons Thomas, Mark, Steve and David; their spouses Karen, Wendy,

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  • Obituaries, week of August 6: Meeks, Evans, Fallin, Veney, Byrd

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:09 pm

     Meeks   William Franklin Meeks (Peanut), 47, of Front Royal VA passed away at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Winchester, VA on Tues. July 15, 2014 after battling cancer. He is survived by his mother, Annie Ruth Summerlin Ulfig of Warsaw, VA, his stepfather, Ed Ulfig of Montross, VA, his daughter, Brittany Meeks of Montross, brothers Henry Graham Meeks Jr. and wife Debbie of Ohio and Jay Lee

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  • Obituaries, week of July 30: Layne, Meeks, Lewis, Gordon, Brown, Leggett, Womac, Swann, Moore, Beswick

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Layne Lois Mullins Layne, age 88, passed on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her daughter’s home.  Mrs. Layne was born and raised in Dickenson County, VA to the late James Russell Mullins and Dephia Ratliffe Mullins.  Lois lived in Manassas, VA and Warsaw, VA for many years and moved to Abingdon, VA in 2002.  She and her husband held nursing home ministries in both Warsaw and the Abingdon areas and

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  • Obituaries, week of July 23: Griffith, Rock

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Griffith   Barbara Jeanne Griffith, 52, of Hague, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014. She was a retired factory and bindery worker for Graphics Communication, and an avid animal lover. Barbara was the daughter of Marvin Lucas, and Patricia Neagle Lucas Davis. She is survived by her husband, Edgar J. Griffith III; son, Edgar J. Griffith IV; brother, Charles Lucas; sister, Anita Griffith (Benjamin); mother-in-law, Margaret E. Griffith; brother-in-law, Robert

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  • Obituaries, week of July 9: Ellett, Savoy, Wood, Raines, Beale, Scott

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    Ellett   Robert “Bob” Virgil Ellett, 73, of Lottsburg, Va. 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, Va.; a nephew, Ned Freeman of Richmond, Va.; and a niece, Lori Smedley of Chicago, Ill. Mr. Ellett was born in Richmond,

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  • Obituaries, week of July 2: Flores, Taylor, Marchant

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    Flores   Juan Jose Flores, 47, of Newland, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Maria Flores; son, Ivan Flores; daughters, Melissa and Coral Flores; brothers, Gerardo, Armando, Alvaro, Hilberto, Jorge, and Miguel Flores; and sisters, Yolanda, Arcali, Guadalupe, Maria, and Yesenia Flores. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Tappahannock. The family received

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  • Remembering Howard Straughan

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Howard Straughan

    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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