Our Obituaries

Jean Farley

June 9, 1921 - August 9, 2017

Loretta Jean (Bradshaw) Farley, 96, of Staunton, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Blue Ridge Christian Home in Raphine. She was born on June 9, 1921 in Prince Edward County, a daughter of the late William Edward and Lorena Maude (Cheney) Bradshaw.Along with her husband, she worked the family dairy farm. Crocheting, gardening and reading were a few of her favorite hobbies. Jean was...
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Dale H. Bruce

May 8, 1931 - August 7, 2017

Dr. Dale H. Bruce, 86, of Stuarts Draft departed this life on August 7, 2017 at his home.Born May 8, 1931 in Connelsville, PA, he was the son of the late Richard T. and Mattie V. Bruce.He was a U.S. Veteran having served his country honorably with the Navy and rising to the rank of Dental Technician Third Class. Dr. Bruce was a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia and practiced dentistry...
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David S. Willis,

July 24, 1922 - July 23, 2017

Rev. David Steel Willis, Jr., 94, of Patton Farm Road, Stuarts Draft, VA, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Shenandoah Nursing Home in Fishersville.Rev. Willis was born on July 24, 1922 in New Bern, NC, the son of the late David Steel, Sr., and Esther Gray Willis. When he was 12 years old, his family moved to Raleigh, NC, where some of his relatives still reside.David graduated from Needham...
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Charlene Mae Lowery

July 6, 1934 - July 17, 2017

Charlene Mae Lowery, 83, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at her home at 120 Frog Hollow Lane.Mrs. Lowery was born July 6, 1934 a daughter of the late Saylor Franklin and Pearl Mae Coffey Hatter. Charlene worked for the former Crompton-Shenandoah Plant in Waynesboro and attended Mountain View Mennonite Church. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, crocheting, canning, reading her bible and going to...
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Mary Katherine Henkel

November 24, 1925 - June 19, 2017

Mary Katherine (Ambler) Henkel passed away on June 19, 2017.She was born November 24, 1925, a daughter of the late Walter Donald, Sr. and Elizabeth Inez Shields Ambler.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth Adair Henkel; great grandson, Jackson Henkel; and a sister, Alice (Carr) Clemmer.Survivors include her husband, Walton Mitchell Henkel; children,...
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Mary Gay Bosserman

June 27, 1928 - June 17, 2017

Mary Gay (Estes) Bosserman, 88, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Augusta Health. Born in Crimora on June 27, 1928, a daughter of the late Vernon and Gay Estes. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee "Chappie" Bosserman; a daughter, Susan Veronica Bosserman and three siblings. Survivors include her daughters, Carol Farmer, Tina...
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Charles S. Fitzgerald

March 3, 1933 - June 8, 2017

Charles S. "Charlie" Fitzgerald, 84, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his home.Charles was born March 3, 1933, in Augusta County and was the son of the late Rev. Woody and Viola (Painter) Fitzgerald. He married Doris L. Conner on March 10, 1956 in Waynesboro.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Alma Rickman, Myrtle Peters and Bettie...
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Elisa Isabel Kenney Blacka

January 26, 1950 - May 21, 2017

Elisa Isabel Kenney Blacka, 67, died at her home May 21, 2017, after a brief illness. Born January 26, 1950 in Atlanta, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late William Cecil and Frances Glatke Kenney. She is survived by her husband, Jack R. Blacka; daughter, Holly Davies and her husband, Brandon of Stuarts Draft; son, Patrick Shipp and his wife, Karen of Virginia Beach; sister, Linda Anderson...
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Glennie Ray Campbell

April 18, 1942 - May 11, 2017

Glennie Ray Campbell, 75, of Old Greenville Road, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Augusta Health. He was born in Montebello on April 18, 1942, a son of the late Hersey Franklin and Rhoda Lee (Allen) Campbell.Glennie was self-employed as a general hauler and in construction most of his life. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church. Operating heavy equipment, hunting, fishing and...
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William Franklin Bailes

January 14, 1930 - April 27, 2017

William Franklin Bailes, 87, of 73 York Ave., passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his residence.He was born January 14, 1930 in Albemarle County, a son of the late James Franklin and Ruth Rea Bailes. He was a veteran of the United States Army, retired from Con Agra of Crozet and was a member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Greenwood.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a...
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Stephen Dale Hoover

March 15, 1983 - April 24, 2017

Stephen Dale Hoover, Jr., 34, of Waynesboro passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 23, 2017.Born March 15, 1983 in Harris County, TX he was the son of Margie (Coffey) Williams and his stepfather, Bradley Williams.Stephen was a graduate of Waynesboro High School. He enjoyed drawing, sketching and fishing.In addition to his loving mother and stepfather, survivors include his maternal...
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Gilbert Lee Carickhoff

April 2, 1936 - April 21, 2017

Gilbert Lee "Gil" Carickhoff, 81, of Middlebrook, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his home in McKinley. Gil was born in Elkton on April 2, 1936. He graduated from Fishburne Military School and soon married Joan Cushman on December 17 1954 in Falls Church. Gil was a business owner (T-N-T Truck and Van Acc.) dairy farmer, electrician, and for most of his life he was a classic car restorer...
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Ryan Christopher Thomas

March 10, 1967 - April 21, 2017

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Louise George Bradley

March 7, 1930 - April 18, 2017

Louise May (George) Bradley, 87, of Vesuvius passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Richmond on March 7, 1930, a daughter of the late James Bernard and Edna Eva (Ripley) George.Louise was a member of Mt. Paran Baptist Church and the Montebello Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. She worked as an administrative assistant for many years and also...
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Mary Ellen Arey

October 4, 1938 - April 14, 2017

Mary Ellen (Harris) Arey, 78, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Augusta County on October 4, 1938, a daughter of the late Charlie Luther and Elizabeth Ellen (Guffey) Harris.Mary work for McCroy's Department Store and Heilig Meyers for many years. She was a member of White Hill Church of the Brethren and a former member of the Stuarts Draft...
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Dottie B. Whitesell

June 19, 1943 - April 10, 2017

Dottie (Bosserman) Whitesell went to be with the Lord on April 10, 2017 with her family by her side, after losing a valiant battle with ALS, "Lou Gehrig's Disease".Dottie was born in Mint Spring, VA to the late Oliver and Dorothy Bosserman. She is survived by her mother, Dorothy and her brothers, Doug (Cathy) and Russell (Brenda) Bosserman. She graduated from Wilson Memorial High School and the...
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Robert Lee Allen

December 16, 1959 - April 4, 2017

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Richard C. Carter,

August 13, 1949 - March 30, 2017

Richard Connell Carter, Jr. of Stuarts Draft passed away on March 30, 2017 at his home.Richard was born in Staunton, Virginia, to Jean and Richard Carter, Sr. on August 13, 1949. He graduated from Fort Defiance High School in 1967. He married Susan Carter on August 6, 1994, in Staunton, Virginia. Prior to retirement, he was the general manager of Country Cookin' in Staunton, Virginia. He was a...
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James Franklin Whitlock

April 23, 1938 - March 22, 2017

James Franklin Whitlock, 78, of Stuarts Draft passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Augusta Health. Born April 23, 1938 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Thomas Franklin and Ora Bell (Truslow) Whitlock.Mr. Whitlock was a member of Wintergreen Christian Church. As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and wood working. He was a lifetime member of the Stuarts Draft Volunteer...
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Seva Staria Ellen Leslie

September 13, 1955 - March 9, 2017

Seva Staria Ellen "Sue" (Bosserman) Leslie, 61 of Waynesboro went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Staunton on September 13,1955, a daughter of the late Murry Eldon and Avis Mae (Rexrode) Bosserman of Middlebrook.In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her siblings, Ronald Eugene Bosserman of Middlebrook, Jeffrey Lynn Bosserman of...
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Robert M. Kiracofe

July 13, 1933 - February 25, 2017

Robert Miller Kiracofe, 83, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Mt. Solon on July 13, 1933, a son of the late Hubert and Edna Virginia (Staubus) Kiracofe.Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked as an architect for 30 years.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Joan...
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Austin Ryan Jones

March 14, 1998 - February 24, 2017

Austin Ryan Jones, 18, of Bell Road, died Friday, February 24, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.He was born March 14, 1998 in North Carolina, a son of Lester Shelton and Penny Melissa Jones Tackett.In addition to his parents, survivors include three brothers, Brad Shelton and wife, Jennifer, Brandon Shelton and John Tackett; sister, Cheyanne Campbell; grandmother, Helen "Nanny"...
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Franky Franklin Claytor, Jr.

July 30, 1983 - February 18, 2017

Bill Franklin "Franky" Claytor, Jr., 33, of Staunton passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Born July 30, 1983 in Waynesboro, he was the son of Bill Franklin Claytor, Sr. and Donna Faye (Fitzgerald) Claytor. On May 26, 2012 he married the love of his life and best friend, Winter (Fisher) Claytor. Franky was employed with DSC Logistics in Lofton, VA where he worked as an...
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Shirley Lewis

June 30, 1934 - February 9, 2017

Shirley Gay (Watkins) Lewis, 82, of Stuarts Draft passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Augusta Health.Born June 30, 1934 in Stuarts Draft, she was the daughter of the late Charles L. and Kathryn J. (Brown) Watkins.Shirley will be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and sister who was always caring for those she loved.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death...
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Billy R. Dameron

February 24, 1929 - January 27, 2017

Billy Rudolph Dameron, 87, of Stuarts Draft, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Friday, January 27, 2017. He was born in Stuarts Draft on February 24, 1929, a son of the late Lawrence and Fannie (Hall) Dameron.Billy proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked as an Instructor of auto body and welding with Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center...
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Judy Kathryn Davis

April 23, 1959 - January 21, 2017

Judy Kathryn Davis, 57, of Stuarts Draft, passed away at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Augusta Health.She was born on April 23, 1959, a daughter of Cecil Monroe Lucas and Phyllis Marie Cason Lucas.Judy retired from American Safety Razor.In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a son, Marcus Mundy; brother, Cecil "Boody" Lucas.Survivors include her son, Bo Mundy of...
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Homer Lee Harris

November 26, 1928 - December 23, 2016

Homer Lee Harris, 88, of Raphine, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Jefferson County, West Virginia on November 26, 1928, a son of the late Roy Baxter and Grace Catherine (Duval) Harris.Homer was a hardworking man; working different jobs around the area. He was a member of the Blue Ridge Moose Lodge. During his free time, he greatly enjoyed watching...
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John Conrad Wallenburg

February 17, 1923 - December 19, 2016

John Conrad Wallenburg, 93, of Lee Jackson Highway, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born on February 17, 1923 in New Jersey to the late John Conrad and Nellie VanLenten Wallenburg. He retired as a fork lift operator. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doreen Wallenburg. Survivors include his daughter, Pamela...
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Brian Keith Gilkison

January 15, 1970 - December 9, 2016

Brian Keith Gilkison, 46, went to be with the Lord on December 9, 2016 at his home.Brian was born on January 15, 1970 in Tollesboro, Kentucky to William and Anne Gilkison.He is preceded in death by his father, William Gilkison and sister, Deborah Gilkison-Weeks.His interests include fishing, camping, cooking, spending time with friends, his boys, grandkids and family.Brian is survived by his...
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Andrew Michael Busch

July 23, 1924 - November 29, 2016

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Meryl Franklin Desper

October 3, 1930 - November 17, 2016

Meryl Franklin Desper, 86, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Augusta County on October 3, 1930, a son of the late William Franklin and Bertie (Harris) Desper. Meryl worked for many years at Crompton and retired as a Weaver at Wayne Tech. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was a lifetime...
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Ann Mims Hamilton Christian

March 26, 1917 - November 11, 2016

Ann Mims (Hamilton) Christian, widow of Isaac Hill Christian III, died Friday, November 11, 2016 at Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Community. She was born March 26, 1917 in Middlebrook, a daughter of the late Ollie Wallace and Josephine Mims (Mobley) Hamilton.Mrs. Christian was a graduate of Middlebook High School and Madison College. She taught for Augusta County Public Schools and later...
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Anna Gertrude Sharp

July 19, 1929 - November 8, 2016

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Ruth Patterson

March 30, 1919 - November 5, 2016

Ruth Alma (Bailey) Patterson, 97, of Mint Springs passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Augusta Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.Born March 30, 1919 in Augusta County, she was the daughter of the late Meade H. and Ollie P. (Allison) Bailey.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Arthur Patterson; two brothers and two sisters. She was the last surviving...
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Edward Irvine Desper

March 6, 1933 - October 31, 2016

Edward Irvine Desper, 83, beloved husband of Frances Desper of Stuarts Draft passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016 at his home. Born March 6, 1933 in Staunton, he was the son of the late William Madison and Goldie (Fridley) Desper. Mr. Desper worked as a supervisor and manager for the Hardee Restaurants for many years until he retired. He was responsible for opening the first restaurant in...
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Janette Hadder

November 9, 1931 - October 21, 2016

Janette L. (Mae) Hadder, 84, wife of Harold D. Hadder, of Stuarts Draft died Friday, October 21, 2016.Mrs. Hadder was a retired Army nurse anesthetist and Lt. Col. She received numerous medals for her service. She served in many areas in the US and overseas and received special recognition for her service in Vietnam.At her request, her body will be cremated and her ashes will be scattered at a...
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Elmer Miller

January 29, 1943 - October 7, 2016

Elmer Miller, 73, of Stuarts Draft went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Augusta Health.Born January 29, 1943 in Dover, DE, he was the son of the late Jacob and Nancy (Schrock) Miller.Elmer was a faithful member of Pike Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg. He worked as a self-employed mason. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and grandchildren.In addition to...
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Charlie Ward Beverage, Sr.

March 6, 1930 - October 3, 2016

Charles Ward Beverage, Sr., 86, of Stuarts Draft passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Stuarts Draft Christian Home.He was born March 6, 1930 in Cass, WV.Charlie was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Stuarts Draft. In his younger years, he was employed by Sears where he received numerous awards for Top Performing Sales Person. Charlie was currently Co-Founder and Vice President...
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Salina Elizabeth Miller

October 14, 1939 - October 2, 2016

Salina Elizabeth (Kanagy) Miller, 76, of Stuarts Draft, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, October 2, 2016 . Salina, also known as Lina, was born October 14, 1939 in Belleville, PA, to the late Joseph and Leah Mae (Peachey) Kanagy.Salina was a faithful example of a godly wife and mother who enjoyed her children and grandchildren. She invested many hours of service and prayer for her family and...
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Ayme Lou Browning

October 17, 1973 - September 16, 2016

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Patricia Wade Allen

July 24, 1952 - September 16, 2016

Patricia "Pat" Wade Allen went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 16, 2016.She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Roger C. Allen, whom she married on June 17, 2000.Pat was a fun loving, strong and kindhearted person. She always thought of others before herself and was loved by all who knew her. Pat enjoyed camping, going to the mountains, the camp at Durham's Run, listening to...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Cash Snider

January 17, 1926 - September 10, 2016

Dorothy Elizabeth Cash Snider, 90, of Fishersville, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Birch Gardens. She was born on January 17, 1926, a daughter of the late Boyd S. and Ruby Robertson Cash.Dorothy was a lifelong and active member of Fishersville Baptist Church. She taught Bible School and Sunday School. Dorothy was a member of the church's Sonshine class. She was a wonderful cook...
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James Howard Brooks

March 7, 1959 - August 23, 2016

James Howard Brooks, 57, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Augusta Health.James was born in Waynesboro, March 7, 1959 to the late Sandy Hodges and Dorothy Brooks.Survivors include his wife, Tania Lynn Brooks; sons, James Sandy, Jeremy Howard and Travis Scott Brooks; daughters, Tasha Nicole Fomby, Tiffany Ann Brooks, Reva Cheyenne Brooks and Destiny Faith Brooks; brothers, Andy, Robert and...
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Donald Richard Watson

October 15, 1951 - July 30, 2016

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Velda Farmer

December 14, 1940 - July 28, 2016

Velda Gladys (Campbell) Farmer, 75, of Stuarts Draft passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her home. Born December 14, 1940 in Alleghany County, she was the daughter of the late Ruth Katherine (Wilson) Campbell. Velda was employed by Hershey Chocolate Factory in Stuarts Draft and retired after 15 years. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Garland ...
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Zachary Ulysses Brogan

December 3, 1968 - July 14, 2016

Zachary Ulysses Brogan, 47, of Greenville passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016 at his home.Born December 3, 1968 in Harrisonburg, he was the son of the late Thomas Eugene and Bonnie Mae (Dunbar) Brogan.Zachary had previously worked as a mason, enjoyed construction work and old cars.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Rider and one brother, Timothy Brogan...
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Mary Elizabeth Crowe

July 17, 1942 - July 13, 2016

Mary Elizabeth (Wilson) Reese Fried Crowe, 73, of Raphine, wife of Evan Crowe and daughter of the late Jim Wilson and Kathleen Wilson Hileman, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She was affectionately known as "Betsy" or "Beth"Betsy was a faithful Christian all her life serving in many ministries and enjoyed singing with the choir. She was a devoted and caring teacher in...
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Nancy Ann Crummett

July 15, 1930 - July 7, 2016

Nancy Ann Crummett, 85, of Waynesboro, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Augusta Health. She was born in Staunton on July 15, 1930, a daughter of the late Louis and Virginia Farley.Nancy lived in North Carolina and Stuarts Draft. She was an award winning artist with a passion for painting beautiful landscapes, most known for her beach landscapes of North Carolina. When Nancy wasn't...
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Donald John Cluen

June 26, 1937 - July 3, 2016

Donald John Cluen, 79, of Stuarts Draft passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, July 3, 2016.Born June 26, 1937 in Queens, NY to the late Eugene and Sarah (Doty) Cluen, Donald was raised in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.Donald was an active member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Stuarts Draft and, formerly, First Presbyterian Church in Mahopac, NY and provided his generous service to food...
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Marie Candileri Coppola

May 5, 1944 - June 27, 2016

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016 at Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery, Stuarts Draft.
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John Arthur Strandberg

November 16, 1964 - June 15, 2016

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John Phillip Crawford, Jr.

October 21, 1956 - May 30, 2016

John Phillip Crawford, Jr., 59, of Middlebrook passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.Born October 21, 1956 in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late John Phillip Crawford, Sr. and Susan (Sorge) Crawford.Mr. Crawford was self-employed having worked in the construction business. John was an avid sportsman. He loved to hunt, fish, play golf and attend sporting...
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Catherine Lipscomb Campbell

January 30, 1950 - May 20, 2016

Catherine Lipscomb "Chubby" Campbell, 66, of Stuarts Draft passed away Friday, May 20, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. Born January 30, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Henry Cline and Kathleen (Crawford) Lipscomb.She was a lifetime member of Faith Worship Center, Stuarts Draft.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter Cline, Kenny and Jimmy...
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Robert E. Tanner

February 21, 1930 - April 29, 2016

Robert E. "Bob" Tanner, 86, of Windmill Lane, Stuarts Draft, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at his residence.He was born February 21, 1930 in New Haven, Connecticut, a son of the late Thomas F. and Edith Totz Tanner.Bob proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from Bell Atlantic after 34 years of service. Bob served as Sergeant at Arms with the Hampton-Newport News...
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Joyce Ann Bruce

November 13, 1946 - April 26, 2016

Joyce Ann Bruce, 69, of Waynesboro passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016.Born November 13, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Simpson and Minnie West Bruce.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Lillie Frances Bruce in 2011.Joyce was well versed with bible scriptures, loved old hymns and blue grass music by Mac Wiseman. She lived in Augusta County her whole life, and...
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Rebecca Joy Underwood

June 13, 1960 - April 22, 2016

Rebecca Joy (Deshotel) Underwood, 55, of Stuarts Draft passed away Friday, April 22, 2016. Born Jun 13, 1960 in Kinder, LA, she was the daughter of the late Dorcenus and Bertha Deshotel. Rebecca was a member of Springdale Mennonite Church, Waynesboro. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Ray Underwood; one brother and two sisters. Survivors include her...
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Raymond L. Hummer

June 28, 1927 - April 7, 2016

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Sandy Kay Puckett

January 16, 1942 - March 30, 2016

Sandra Kay "Sandy" Puckett, 74, of Stuarts Draft passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at her residence. She was born on January 16, 1942, a daughter of the late Dennis H. and Leona M. Brown. Sandy was a graduate of the 1959 class of Wilson Memorial High School. She worked as a day care provider at Shenandoah Heights Baptist Church in Waynesboro. Sandy was an active member of Mountain View...
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Natalie Parry

December 23, 1923 - March 30, 2016

Natalie R. Perry, 92, of Stuarts Draft passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016.Services will be held out of town.
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Dakota Hawthorne Falls

July 6, 1996 - March 25, 2016

Dakota Hawthorne Falls, 19, beloved son of Jeff and Terri Falls of Stuarts Draft passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born July 6, 1996 in Waynesboro.Dakota was a member of Community Fellowship Church of the Nazarene, Waynesboro. He was a 2014 graduate of Stuarts Draft High School. Having a love for fire and rescue, he was a volunteer firefighter for both...
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Judith Ann Harner

July 9, 1943 - March 16, 2016

Judith Ann Harner, 72, of Stuarts Draft passed away March 16, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Staunton on July 9, 1943, a daughter of the late Robert Kemper and Anna Ruth Harner. Judith worked for 30 years at Vector Industries on the assembly line. She was a member of Special Olympics and participated in their bowling team and choir. Judith loved jewelry, music and...
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David Earl Gayhart

February 25, 1930 - March 11, 2016

David "Dee" Earl Gayhart, 86, of Stuarts Draft passed away Friday, March 11, 2016 at Augusta Health.He was born February 25, 1930 at Ladd in Augusta County, son of the late Floyd M. and Mamie Bell Gayhart; On February 13, 1954 he married Hazel Blackwell Gayhart, who predeceased him on May 17, 2002. David was a member of Finley Memorial Presbyterian Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the...
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Edward MacArthur Sorrells

April 17, 1942 - March 7, 2016

Edward MacArthur "Mac" Sorrells, 73, of Stuarts Draft passed away Monday, March 07, 2016. He was born in Rockbridge County on April 17, 1942, a son of the late Herbert Carson and Martha Roxie Sorrells.Mac served his country in the United States Army. He was a truck driver until his retirement from Con-Way Southern Express Trucking. Mac was an active member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He...
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Thomas Stevenson Leitch

May 23, 1943 - February 21, 2016

Thomas Stevenson "Opa" Leitch, Jr., 72, of Waynesboro, Virginia, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Kearny, New Jersey on May 23, 1943, a son of the late Thomas Stevenson, Sr. and Jeanie Leitch. Opa proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked as a maintenance mechanic for Genie Garage Door Company. He was a big kid at heart, always playing...
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Jackson Eli Hewitt

February 23, 2011 - February 19, 2016

Jackson Eli Hewitt, age 4, died on Friday, February 19, 2016 at Augusta Health Center in Fishersville. He has returned to his heavenly home after bravely battling several health conditions since infancy.Jackson was born the son of Christopher S. and Rachel A.(Davis) Hewitt on February 23, 2011. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his little brother and his best buddy, Harrison "Harry"...
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Sandra E. Bentley

December 8, 1948 - February 15, 2016

Sandra Lee Bentley, 67, of Romaine Lane, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at her residence.She was born December 8, 1948, a daughter of the late Herbert C., Sr. and Romaine Virginia Agnor Eavers.She was a member of White Hill Church of the Brethren and a life time member of the Stuarts Draft VFW Ladies Auxiliary.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Herbie C....
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Louise Ellen Crummett

August 20, 1930 - February 4, 2016

Louise Ellen Crummett, 85, of Stuarts Draft, passed away February 4, 2016 at her residence. She was born August 20, 1930, a daughter of the late James Crawford Hayes and Mabel Elizabeth Brown Hayes Snyder. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. Prior to her retirement, she was an employee of both Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center and Rite Aid Pharmacy. In addition to her...
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Menno Joseph Kinsinger

August 26, 1936 - January 28, 2016

Menno Joseph Kinsinger, 79, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016, at his home due to congestive heart failure. Menno was born in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania to Milton and Katie (Hochstetler) Kinsinger. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Joseph; great grandson, Trevor Yoder; sisters, Bertha & Orpha; brother, Herman and step-mother,...
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Margaret R. Sensenig

October 8, 1925 - January 27, 2016

Margaret R. Sensenig, 90, formerly of Sinking Spring, PA passed away on January 27, 2016 in Stuarts Draft, VA. She was the widow of Paul W. Sensenig. Survivors include her two children, Paul Scott Sensenig of Reading, PA and Colleen K. White of Stuarts Draft, VA; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Services are private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Maranatha...
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Lawrence Freeman Wilhelm

November 1, 1929 - January 25, 2016

Lawrence Freeman Wilhelm, 86,of Stuarts Draft, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fishersville, VirginiaHe was born in Buena Vista, Virginia on November 1, 1929 to the late Luther F. and Irene McManama Wilhelm.Lawrence worked for many years constructing surrounding area interstate highway systems. He was a master...
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Judson D. Baldwin

December 27, 1926 - January 16, 2016

Rev. Judson Dwight Baldwin, 89, of Stuarts Draft, peacefully entered his heavenly home on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at the University of Virginia Medical Center.Born December 27, 1926 in Culpeper, VA, he was the son of the late Gary Bell and Jessie Maude (Burton) Baldwin.He graduated from Mathews County High School in 1943, and then served as a Merchant Marine in the Atlantic, Pacific and...
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William Mark Shields

May 13, 1959 - January 2, 2016

William Mark Shields, 56, of Stuarts Draft passed away January 2, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.Born May 13, 1959 in Waynesboro, he was the son of Betty (McAlister) Shields Johns and the late Robert William Shields.William was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Waynesboro. He had previously been employed by the Norfolk Ship Yard where he worked as a machinist. An...
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Emmajane Kleinhans Rossman

February 27, 1918 - December 28, 2015

Emmajane Kleinhans Rossman, 97, of Charlottesville and Stuarts Draft, died in peace Monday, December 28, 2015 at Stuarts Draft Retirement Community. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 27, 1918, a daughter of the late Henry Clift and Edythe Welch Kleinhans. Emmajane graduated from Michigan State University. She was married to the late Darwin L. Rossman, who had a 30 year career...
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Edward J. Vana

July 12, 1916 - December 14, 2015

Edward Joseph "Ed" Vana, 99, of Stuarts Draft, VA, formerly of Bishops, CA, and originally from Long Island, NY, passed away December 14, 2015 at a local nursing home. He was born on July 12, 1916 in East Islip, NY, a son of the late Joseph and Josephine Vana. Ed was the eldest of four children, three boys and a girl.The majority of Ed's career was spent as an aircraft controls designer for the...
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Carl Glenn Harris

January 4, 1938 - November 21, 2015

Carl Glenn Harris, 77, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2015. He was born on January 4, 1938 in Jefferson County, West Virginia, a son of the late Roy Baxter and Grace Catherine (Duvall) Harris. Carl was a veteran of the United States Army, having served from 1956 until 1959. He retired from Smith Transfer in Verona, and was a tax preparer for over 50 years. Carl was a...
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Carol Ann Mentus

June 7, 1938 - November 17, 2015

Carol Ann (Volga) Mentus, 77, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Royal Care Senior Living Center, Staunton. Born June 7, 1938 in Hartford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Frank J. and Anna (Olender) Volga. Survivors include her loving husband of 54 years, Ronald L. Mentus; son, Ron Mentus of Glen Allen, VA; niece, Melissa Mulligan of Stratford, CT. The family will...
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Donald Duane Smith

February 17, 1925 - November 5, 2015


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Teresa F. Coffey

October 24, 1948 - November 2, 2015

Teresa Faye "MeMe" (Schade) Coffey, 67, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015 at Augusta Health.Born October 24, 1948 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Marie E. (Cohron) Schade.Teresa was a member of Stuarts Draft Baptist Church. In earlier years, she was employed by Hollister and later Target Distribution where she was a faithful employee of both...
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Grahame Paul Ruddock

August 27, 1957 - October 8, 2015

Grahame Paul Ruddock, 58, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015 at his residence. A graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Clayton Payne officiating.The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick...
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Helen Morris Bridge

February 21, 1923 - October 7, 2015

Helen Morris Bridge, 92, of Stuarts Draft, passed away at Stuarts Draft Retirement Community, October 7, 2015.She was born in Sontag, VA (Franklin Co.), February 21, 1923 to the late Roland Bays Morris and Ardina Frances McBride Morris. After her mother's passing, she was raised by her step-mother, Mary Alice Morris. Helen excelled as a homemaker. She was an active member of Mt. View Mennonite...
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Betty Ann Chandler Richardson

March 7, 1951 - October 3, 2015

Betty Ann (Chandler) Richardson, 64, wife of Freddie Richardson, of 116 Guthrie Road, Stuarts Draft, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on March 7, 1951 in Augusta County, a daughter of the late Lyle A. and Florine V. (Campbell) Chandler.Betty was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. She was a loving wife for 34 years, mother, nanny,...
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Henrietta Joan Schmitt

June 7, 1926 - September 25, 2015

Henrietta Joan (Bommer) Schmitt, 89, of Staunton, VA passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at Brightview at Baldwin Park.Born June 7, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA she was the daughter of the late Frank and Johanna (Meyers) Bommer.Henrietta was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Waynesboro, VA and a former volunteer with the American Red Cross.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death...
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Glenn Harris Allen

December 6, 1924 - September 19, 2015

Glenn Harris Allen, 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday September 19, 2015 at his home in Stuarts Draft, VA. He was preceded in death just weeks ago by his beloved wife of 69 years, Lorine Coffey Allen, whom he had met as a teen at White Rock Christian Church in the mountains of Nelson County. Parents Ethel and Eugene "Hoot" Allen; his brother, Dennis Allen; and sisters, Verna...
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Mozelle Keister Howell

March 18, 1918 - September 17, 2015

Mozelle Keister Howell, 97, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Augusta Health. She was born in Augusta County on March 18, 1918, a daughter of the late Aldine Kieffer and Margaret Elizabeth Keister. Mozelle owned and operated Howell's Tastee Freez of Stuarts Draft from 1962 until 1984. After the Tastee Freez closed, she worked at the Augusta County Library for over 20...
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Darryl Raye Kislek

October 29, 1948 - September 16, 2015

Darryl Raye "Doc" Kislek 66, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Waynesboro on October 29, 1948, a son of the late John and Virginia Kislek. Darryl worked as a correctional officer for 22 years at the Staunton Correctional Center. He loved new technology, working on his gadgets, riding his moped, and a good joke....
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Nell Jane Lambert

August 16, 1930 - September 13, 2015

Nell Jane Lambert, 85, formerly of Stuarts Draft, passed away at 9:42 PM Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Avante' of Waynesboro. She was born August 16, 1930 in Saltville, a daughter of the late Wyndam R. and Elizabeth Helton Roberts. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women and Widowed Spouses Group. She also sang in the church choir. She was employed...
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Robert Charles Kinese

March 28, 1940 - September 3, 2015

Robert Charles Kinese, 75, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Augusta Health.He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 28,1940, the son of the late Stanley and Helen Kinese.Robert was a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, Ohio with a bachelor's degree in business and accounting. He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, as well as many other community...
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Charles Lynwood Curry

April 29, 1944 - August 22, 2015

Charles Lynwood "Sonny" Curry, 71, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Augusta Health. He was born in Staunton on April 29, 1944, the son of the late Charlotte and Hobart Curry.Charles served his country as a Marine in the Vietnam War. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his bride, Carol Ritchie Curry; a son, Charles Lynwood Ritchie; two brothers, John...
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Angel Marie Medina

February 3, 1983 - August 20, 2015

Angel Marie Woodson Medina passed away Aug. 20, 2015.Born Feb. 3, 1983, she was the daughter of the late William (Zip) Howard and Nancy Woodson.She is survived by her husband, Salvador Medina; daughter, Magdalene Miracle Medina; brother, David Woodson; sister, Tabitha Woodson; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
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Lorine Coffey Allen

October 23, 1926 - August 12, 2015

Lorine Coffey Allen, 88, of Stuarts Draft passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Born October 23, 1926 in Nelson County, she was the daughter of the late Hercy F. and Lora Burgess (Ramsey) Coffey. Lorine was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Stuarts Draft. She was employed by Wayne Tex where she worked as the payroll clerk until she...
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David Hershey Driver

October 3, 1929 - August 9, 2015

David Hershey Driver, 85, of Stuarts Draft left his earthly home and a loving family, Sunday, August 9, 2015, as he was called home by his Lord and Savior. Born October 3, 1929 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Joseph Rhodes and Elizabeth (Weaver) Driver. He was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters. Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Irene (Gentry) Driver;...
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Frances Lowery Hughes

January 6, 1931 - July 31, 2015

Frances Lowery Hughes, 84, of Stuarts Draft passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at Shenandoah Nursing Home. Born January 6, 1931 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Maude (Wrenn) Lowery. Mrs. Hughes was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. She retired from the Waynesboro District Home where she worked as Personnel Director. Frances was blessed with many creative talents and...
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Frances Mae Reynolds

June 14, 1930 - July 24, 2015

Frances Mae (Plogger) Reynolds, 85, of Waynesboro , passed away Friday, July 24, 2015. Born in Rockbridge County on June 14, 1930, a daughter of the late Goldie Mae (Overhulser) and Sandy Jackson Plogger.Frances greatly enjoyed sewing, cooking, and especially spending time with her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by...
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Mark Lewis Johnson

December 5, 1956 - July 19, 2015

Mark Lewis Johnson, 58, of Waynesboro passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Born December 5, 1956 in Staunton, he was the son of the late Harry Crawford and Frances Jane (Jett) Johnson. Mr. Johnson had previously been employed by the URS Corporation where he worked as an Environmental Consultant. Mark loved his three children and his dog. He was an...
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Joseph Anthony Kollarits

October 13, 1938 - July 15, 2015

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Kollarits, 76, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at his residence. Born October 13, 1938 in Hungary, a son of the late Anna Tallas and Jozsef Kollarits. Joe was a retired Mechanical Engineer, working most recently for DuPont. He was a former member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and Barterbrook Road Baptist Church. He greatly enjoyed living an active...
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Michael Paul Pearson

August 1, 1955 - July 13, 2015

Michael Paul "Mike" Pearson, 59 of Stuarts Draft passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 13, 2015 at his residence. Born on August 1, 1955 in Millersburg, Ohio, a son of the late Eleanor Pearl (Maust) and Donald Paul Pearson. Mike proudly served his country for 10 years in the United States Navy. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church where he sang with the church choir and the singing...
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Gary Ray Underwood

December 20, 1960 - June 30, 2015

Gary Ray Underwood, 54, of Stuarts Draft passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at his home. Born December 20, 1960 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Grady Ray Underwood and Ann Underwood Shirley. Gary was a faithful member of Springdale Mennonite Church. He was a devoted employee of Western State where he worked as an aide. Survivors include his loving wife, Rebecca (Deshotel) Underwood of...
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Frances Margaret Huffman

March 6, 1928 - June 26, 2015

Frances Margaret Huffman, 87, of 2201 Cold Springs Road went to be with Jesus and her loving family on Friday, June 26, 2015 at her residence.She was born March 6, 1928 in Ellard, now Greenville, Virginia to the late Ally Cleveland and Sallie Robertson Snead.She was a retired cook and a member of Greenmonte Fellowship Church.Frances was a woman of strong faith in God and no matter how hard trials...
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Robert Edward Green

January 12, 1933 - June 26, 2015

Robert (Bob) Edward Green, 82 of Stuarts Draft passed away at his residence Friday, June 26, 2015. He was born January 12, 1933 a son of the late William Howard and Pearl (Whitesel) Green. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother William H. Green, Jr. Bob retired from DuPont after 32 years and later from Massanutten Resort. He was a former member of United States...
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Elizabeth Ann Brooks

December 10, 1921 - June 9, 2015

Elizabeth Ann Carroll Brooks, 93 of Stuarts Draft, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Augusta Health. Born in Augusta County on December 10, 1921, a daughter of the late, Benjamin Mosby and Sarah Catherine Carroll.Elizabeth was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. She loved spending time with her family.In addition to her...
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