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Obituaries, week of March 4: Anderson, Downing, Fridenstine, Headley, Packett

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:05 pm

Anderson   Debbie Arlene Anderson, 54, passed away suddenly on February 9, 2015. Debbie grew up in Warsaw, Virginia, where she was known for her quiet and gentle spirit. She graduated from Rappahannock High School and went on to receive her Bachelor’s Degree from Virginia State University.   After graduation, Debbie moved to the Washington DC area to begin her work career.  She finished her career at the Air-Conditioning, Heating

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  • Obituaries, week of February 25: Lewis, Hensley, Fones, Forrester, Daiger, Dorey, Rendall

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Lewis   Mary Florence Lewis, 87, of Tappahannock departed this life on Saturday, February 14 at her residence. She is survived by three sons: Martin Lewis, Jr. (Carolyn) of Newtown, Mark “Tony” Lewis (Bonita) of Dunnsville and McArthur Ashlock of Virginia Beach; two daughters: Virginia Lewis of Tappahannock and Alverta Wake of Saluda. A viewing was held on Friday, February 20 from 1-4 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock

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  • Obituaries, week of February 11: Dunaway, Omohundro, Davies, Damewood, Pultz

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 12:44 pm

    Dunaway Charlotte H. Dunaway, 84, of Lara, Virginia passed away on February 2, 2015. She is survived by her children , Katie Nakai (Ken), Laura Sisson (Steve), William Dunaway (Peggy), Phyllis Swift (Thomas) and Terri Solomos (Charles); 12 grandchildren, Karin Nugent, Keith Nakai, Shelley Saunders, Bucky Sisson, Jyl Sisson, Krystle Sisson, Will Dunaway, Kristy Swift, Casey Swift, Barbie Swift, Rachel Solomos and Stephanie Solomos; 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Alice Mae

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  • Obituaries, week of February 4: Brown, Delano, Richards, Marsh

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Brown   Robert Curtis “Bubba” Brown, Sr., 74, of Montross, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014. He was a member of Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church and a retired truck driver for William P. Jones. He is survived by his wife, Joan G. Brown; son Robert Curtis  “Bobby” Brown, Jr. (Michel) of Tappahannock; daughters, Wendy Brown (Jamie) of Ruther Glen, Bonnie S. Payne of Tappahannock; brothers, Hampton S. Brown

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  • Obituaries, week of January 21: Sutton, Stansbury, Cosden, Minor

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    Sutton   Louis Howard Sutton was born May 28, 1930 in Edwardsville, Northumberland County, VA. He was the tenth of eleven children born to the late Berkley Mack Sutton Sr. and his wife, the late Eva Crockett Sutton. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Shiloh Baptist Church, Reedville, VA, at Taylor’s Beach on the Chesapeake Bay. The church was under the pastorship of Rev. Dr.

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  • Obituaries, week of January 14: Biddlecomb, Michaels, Jenkins, Thomas, Hinson, Reid

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    Biddlecomb   Capt. Fred McCullough Biddlecomb, 69, of Fairport, Virginia died on January 6, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Capt. Walter Joseph and Nathalie McCullough Biddlecomb. Capt. Fred was a lifetime commercial waterman and charter boat captain and served as President for the Virginia Waterman’s Association. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Beverley Davis Biddlecomb; two sons, Joseph Davis Biddlecomb

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  • Obituaries, week of January 7: O’Dell, Jr., Garland, Conners, Deihl, Lewis, Clarke, Nutt, Saunders, VanSkyock

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    O’Dell, Jr.   R. David O’Dell Jr., age 71, of Montross, died December 31, after a brief illness.  He was born in Warsaw on July 25, 1943 and was predeceased by his parents Roy D. and Eloise W. O’Dell.  He was the former owner and operator of Blue and Gray Food Stores, Inc. and the long-time mayor of the town of Montross. He is survived by his wife of 46

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