Our Obituaries

George Edward Groves

July 1, 1926 - December 6, 2017

George Edward Groves, Sr., 91, Reva, Virginia, loving father and husband, passed away December 6, 2017 at the University of Virginia- Culpeper hospital.Mr. Groves was an avid fan of the Washington Nationals. He loved to hunt and had raised pigeons from the time he was a young boy. Surviving Mr. Groves is his loving wife, Betty; son George Groves, Jr. and his wife Michelle; daughter Anna Smoot; 3...
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Denise Elena Boyd

December 4, 1972 - December 1, 2017

Denise Elena Boyd, 44, of Bristow, VA passed away December 1, 2017, at U VA Hospital, Charlottesville, VA. Denise was born December 4, 1972 to J. Harold A. and Donna Stevens Boyd. Denise is survived by her son Noah Patrick Jenkins; her father, Harold; her step-mother, Marsha Boyd of Culpeper, VA.; her brother, Ashby Boyd, his wife Sara and their children Alexander and Haiden of Manassas, VA. She...
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Arnold Landon Warner

August 18, 1936 - November 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Carlene Goad Brown

May 7, 1942 - November 28, 2017

Carlene Goad Brown, 75, of Lignum, VA passed away November 28, 2017. She was born in Norfolk, VA May 7, 1942 to Carl H. Goad and Marie Drisle Goad and retired from Verizon having worked in the engineering department.Surviving Mrs. Brown is her husband of 32 years, M.T. Brown; her daughter, Vonda Young and her granddaughter, Courtney Marie Kline.A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, December...
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Susie Elizabeth Snyder

September 10, 1939 - November 26, 2017

Susie Elizabeth Snyder, 78, of Arlington, VA passed away Nov. 26, 2017. She was born Sept. 10, 1939 in Culpeper, VA to Raymond A. Coughlin and Doris Burke Coughlin. She retired as a legal secretary.Surviving Mrs. Snyder are her children, John Emory, Mark Emory and Alison Guinasso; her sisters, Ruth Butler and Carolyn Myers and 4 grandsons. She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister,...
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Gerald Newman

June 1, 1937 - November 26, 2017

Gerald Newman, 80, of Culpeper, VA passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Gerald was born in Gunnison, Mississippi on June 1, 1937; served his country in the U.S. Army; worked for Safeway until his retirement and served his community in the Honor Guard of the American Legion Post and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.Surviving Gerald are his children Ruth Ann Golden, Margaret McClain, Mary Ann Pinney...
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Shannon Nicole Hartman

September 27, 1995 - November 18, 2017

Shannon Nicole Hartman, 22, formerly of Culpeper, VA passed away in California November 18, 2017. She was the daughter of Douglas and Elizabeth Hartman. Shannon was born September 27, 1995; once worked at Glory Days; had a zest for life with a beautiful smile; enjoyed children and graduated from Liberty High School in Bealeton, VA.Besides her parents, Shannon is also survived by her brother, Alan...
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Mary Jane Jenkins

May 6, 1943 - November 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Mary Courtney Johnston

November 15, 1983 - November 8, 2017

Mary-Courtney Marks Johnston, 33, of Madison County passed away peacefully on November 8, 2017 in the comfort of her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born on November 15, 1983 in Charlottesville, VA. Mary-Courtney married the love of her life, Brian Johnston, on January 27, 2016 in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. She was the office manager for Wilson Well Drilling in Greene County...
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John Lester Kilby

January 24, 1927 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Marcia Ann Peacock

September 18, 1934 - November 7, 2017

Marcia Ann Peacock, 83, passed away peacefully at Dogwood Village on Tuesday, November 7th. Marcia was born in Winchester, Massachusetts on September 18, 1934 to Harold C. and Helen L. Miller. Marcia earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Vermont in 1956. Marcia began her elementary teaching career in Vermont and continued to educate young children in Michigan and...
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Hans Reinhardt Heinz

November 13, 1938 - November 2, 2017

Hans Reinhardt Heinz passed away November 2, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He was born on November 13,1938 to German parents in the town of Bachki-Jarek, Yugoslavia, in the Balkan region settled by ethnic Germans during the 18th century. During the later stages of the Second World War the German speaking citizens were forced to evacuate their towns due to approaching communist forces...
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Ellen Rixey Barber

October 12, 1930 - October 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Emily Edwards Hoffman

July 7, 1932 - October 28, 2017

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Christina Karen Dean

August 26, 1984 - October 28, 2017

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Franklin Foster Elliott

April 24, 1935 - October 27, 2017

Franklin Foster Elliott, 82, of Culpeper, VA, passed away October 27, 2017, at his home following a brief illness. He was born April 24, 1935, in White Oak, MD, to Ada Florence Elliott and Charles Franklin Elliott. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Delores Elaine Elliott; his sister, Velma Elliott Souder (George d.), of Madison, VA; brother Walter Elliott of Ormond Beach, Florida; and...
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Thelda Curtis Gayle

December 23, 1930 - October 13, 2017

Mrs. Thelda Ann Curtis Gayle (age 86) of Culpeper, Virginia died peacefully on October 13, 2017. She is survived by her brother, Charles Daniel Curtis, Sr. of Alexandria, Virginia; four grandchildren: Mark Conway Olesen of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Tamara Cassandra Olesen Fodness of Old Ham, South Dakota; Christy Lynn Gayle Mullins of Clintwood, Virginia; and Robert Lee Gayle, Jr. of Clintwood,...
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Mark Wayne Tharp

August 25, 1960 - October 8, 2017

Mark Wayne Tharp, 57, of Madison County, Virginia, beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle, passed away on October 8, 2017 at the UVa Medical Center surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer.Mark is survived by Karen Tharp, his wife of 31 years, his children, Amanda T. Sweid and Brandon W. Tharp and their spouses, Daniel Sweid and Andrea Tharp (Mark's "other...
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Mary Frances Curtis

February 14, 1936 - September 22, 2017

Mary Frances Curtis, age 81, of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Stafford Hospital.She was born on February 14, 1936 in Rappahannock County, Virginia the daughter of the late Emmett and Daisy (Nichols) Cox. She retired after 32 years from the C & P Telephone Company. She and her husband Roger owned and operated Sumerduck Dragway for over 39 years. She was preceded...
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Inez Queen Jenkins

October 31, 1926 - September 20, 2017

Inez Queen Jenkins, 90, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Our Father's House, Culpeper, VA. Mrs. Jenkins was born October 31, 1926 in North Carolina to Thomas Clingman Queen and Miriam Miller Queen; was active in the Baptist community of Culpeper and Remington; enjoyed Litchfield Presbyterian Church and was active for 25 years as a volunteer with the hospital in Culpeper. Surviving Mrs...
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Donna Jolene Creel

September 8, 1943 - September 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Michael Todd Horak

May 31, 1965 - September 14, 2017

Michael Todd Horak, 52, of Culpeper, VA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Warrenton, VA. Mr. Horak served his country in the U.S. Army and was most recently employed by ManTech.He is survived by his wife Sabine R. Horak; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Horak; his children, Kevin, Sharon, Michael and Tammy; his siblings, Robert Horak, Chris Horak and Danniel Horak and ten grandchildren...
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Patty Jo Whetzel

August 14, 1940 - September 4, 2017

Patty Jo Kessinger Knupp Whetzel, 77, of Midland, VA, died Monday, September 4, 2017, at Fauquier Hospital. Born August 14, 1940, in Princeton, WV, to the late Sadie Ray Kessinger Tawney, Patty was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Casper "Cap" Whetzel of Midland, VA, two daughters, Bonnie Farmer of Front Royal, VA, Linda Knupp of Stafford, VA, two sons, Larry...
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Velma Virginia Merica

October 6, 1925 - September 1, 2017

Velma Virginia Merica, 91, formerly of Remington, VA, passed away at Our Father's House September 1, 2017. She was born October 6, 1925 in Shenandoah, VA, enjoyed bluegrass music and visiting with people. She was married to the late Charles E. Merica.Surviving Mrs. Merica are her sons Clyde Merica and his wife Charlene of Culpeper, VA, Roger Merica and his wife Pat of Marshall, VA, Ralph Merica...
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Mary Richmond

November 17, 1948 - August 28, 2017

.Mary Frances Richmond, a long-time resident of Virginia, passed away Monday, August 28, 2017, at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore MD. Born in 1948 in Erie, PA, Mary received a Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. She spent her life serving others as a nurse. Her nursing career spanned the full spectrum of healthcare including intensive care,...
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Milford Clarence Short

August 20, 1928 - August 27, 2017

Milford Clarence Short (Shorty), 89,of Manassas, VA, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Gainesville Health and Rehab Center. Milford was born August 20, 1928, in Osborne Gap, Clintwood, VA, to Teddy "Earl" Short and Lydia Cox Short. Mr. Short retired from Fairfax Lumber and Millwork as an Interior Door Plant Supervisor in Culpeper, VA. After retirement he worked as the Market Master at...
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Charles David Gilmore

January 8, 1932 - August 23, 2017

Charles "Charlie" D. Gilmore, Jr., 85, of Culpeper, VA, passed away Wednesday August 23,2017 at the Hospice of the Piedmont Acute Care Center in Charlottesville, VA surrounded by his family. He was born January 8, 1932 to the late Charles D. and Peggy Allen Gilmore. His wife was the late Barbara Jean Gilmore. He was also preceded in death by sisters Betty Blount and Donna Harrelson. He is...
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Martha Reed Myers

March 29, 1924 - August 22, 2017

Martha Reed Myers, age 93, of Culpeper, Virginia, formerly of Lignum, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at Culpeper Health and Rehabilitation Center with her family by her side. She was born on March 29, 1924, and was the daughter of William Conway Fitzhugh and Bessie Buckner Garth Fitzhugh of Lignum, Virginia. She was a member of Lael Baptist Church, Lignum, Virginia. She was...
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William Joseph Smith

April 27, 1929 - August 9, 2017

William Joseph Smith, III ("Bill"), age 88, of Culpeper, VA, passed away in the presence of loving family on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the Culpeper Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. William was born April 27, 1929, in North Bergen, New Jersey, to William Joseph Smith, Jr. and Anie Lazoriscak Smith. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and worked as an engineer for U.S. Army...
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Tyrone Christopher Childress

April 28, 1943 - August 4, 2017

Tyrone Christopher Childress, Sr., of Culpeper, VA, passed away at UVA-Culpeper Hospital Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 74. Born in Arlington, VA, April 28, 1943, to Allen Childress and Snoda Tiller Childress, Mr. Childress worked and eventually owned and operated his own Ford Dealership with his family. Surviving Mr. Childress is his wife, Vicky Childress, his son, Tyrone Christopher "T...
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Barbara Becker Bartlett

September 14, 1954 - July 31, 2017

Barbara B. Bartlett, 62, of Culpeper, VA passed away July 31, 2017 at home. Barbara was born in Washington, D.C. September 14, 1954 to William Edward Becker and Helen Jane Smith Becker. She was retired as an administrative assistant and then as a church administrative assistant.Mrs. Bartlett is survived by her husband, Bradley A. Bartlett; her children, Jennifer Berry (Scot) and Pamela Flowers ...
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Norma Lee Wise

May 16, 1939 - July 30, 2017

Norma Lee Wise, 78, of Richardsville, VA passed away Sunday July 30, 2017, at UVA-Culpeper Hospital. Mrs. Wise was born in Washington, D.C. to Alton S. Henderson and Grace Paxton Henderson May 16, 1939. She retired from civil service working for the U.S.D.A.Mrs. Wise is survived by her husband, Gary M. Wise, Sr. ; her children, Debra Ann Wise, Gary M. Wise, Jr. (Cynthia) and Wendy M. Palensky ...
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Mida Catherine Cannon

April 21, 1931 - July 28, 2017

Mida Catherine "Kitty" Cannon, 86, of Castleton, VA passed away Friday July 28, 2017, at her residence. She was born to Edward C. Estes and Mabel Blackwell Estes April 21, 1931 in Estes, VA. Mrs. Cannon enjoyed being a homemaker, sewing, crocheting, reading and being helpful to that are in need in the community.Surviving Mrs. Cannon are her daughters, Louise C. Grigsby and her husband James A. ...
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John Willis Dodson

May 15, 1931 - July 28, 2017

John Willis Dodson, 86 of Madison, Virginia passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Friday, July 28, 2017. He was born in Culpeper on May 15, 1931 to Richard Hezekiah and Rhoda Frances Jenkins Dodson; served his country for a decade in the U.S. Air Force; was a civil servant for the federal government; and owned and operated both Little John's Market and the A-1 Country Store. He...
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Annette Porrello Pinto

October 19, 1936 - July 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Jeffrey Lynn Timmons

January 9, 1959 - July 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Gloria Sabota Covert

May 6, 1925 - July 16, 2017

Gloria Jean Sabota Covert, 92, of Culpeper, VA, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Mary's Place, a private senior care facility. She had been a resident for three and a half years at this wonderful, caring facility owned and operated by Mary Rohrer of Culpeper. Born May 6, 1925, in East Huntington, PA, to the late Charles and Marie Sabota, she grew up in Mt. Pleasant, where she met and...
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Leonard Wayne Doss

November 25, 1934 - July 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Wayne Foster Baker

September 10, 1943 - July 4, 2017

Wayne Foster Baker, 73, of Culpeper, VA passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017. He was a loving husband, best friend, loving daddy and granddaddy. Wayne was born in Shenandoah County, VA, September 10, 1943, to Andrew K. Baker and Virgie Ellen Lindamood Baker, served his country in the U.S. Army, retired from VDOT in Culpeper and was a member of Reformation Lutheran Church.Surviving Mr. Baker is his...
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Gene L. O'Brien

May 25, 1928 - June 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Loretta Jean White

October 1, 1931 - June 27, 2017

Loretta "Toodie" White passed away June 27, 2017. She was born October 1, 1931 in Mounds, Illinois to Pauline and Everett Taylor. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Theodore "Ted" White, Sr., daughters, Lynn Abraham, Susan Hewitt, Stephanie Yachechko; son, Theodore White, Jr.; sister, Elizabeth "Libby" Paape; brother, Everett "Butch" Taylor; three granddaughters; two grandsons and...
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Norma Jean Poteat-Day

December 14, 1937 - June 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Anthony Tuckfield Reed

October 20, 1938 - June 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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James Stewart Fox

September 26, 1926 - June 9, 2017

James Stewart Fox, age 90, of Culpeper, Virginia, formerly of Fairfax, Virginia, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at The Jackson House in Boston, Virginia, surrounded by family. He was born September 26, 1926 in Fairfax, Virginia to James Moore Fox and Ethel McLean Fox. Stewart served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. He was one of the first paid firemen to be hired in Fairfax...
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Joyce A. Shore

September 13, 1950 - June 8, 2017

Joyce Ann (Stevens) Shore, 66, passed away at a Hospice center in Columbia, MD, attended by her loving husband, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Joyce was born in Washington, D.C., September 13, 1950, to S. Bowman Stevens and Nancy Booth Stevens. Joyce graduated from Culpeper County High School as a member of the class of '68 and helped plan the most recent reunion and bimonthly lunches with classmates....
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Robert Joseph Lewis

August 7, 1963 - June 7, 2017

Robert (Bobby) Joseph Lewis, Jr., 53, of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away June 7, 2017 at the UVa Transitional Care Center, Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr. Lewis was born August 7, 1963 to Robert J. Lewis, Sr. and Margaret Wood Lewis and was married to Deborah Hoffman Lewis.Mr. Lewis was a parts manager for the Ford automotive industry. Bobby was a wonderful husband and best friend to all. He...
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Frances Dodd Clingan

February 14, 1925 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Howard Stanley Hall

February 25, 1944 - May 28, 2017

Howard Stanley Hall, 73, of Culpeper, VA passed away May 28, 2017. He was born in Fairfax, VA to William Harold Hall and Thelma Kennedy Hall February, 25, 1944. He was employed as an HVAC contractor with the federal government.Mr. Hall is survived by his wife Roberta Hall; his children, Howard Hall, Jr. (Missy) of Jackson, IL and Debbie Zumbahlen (Doug) of Chapin, IL; his siblings, Eugene Hall of...
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John Albert Berger

November 26, 1952 - May 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Teresa Dee Martin

June 12, 1967 - May 27, 2017

Teresa Dee Martin of Culpeper, VA, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017, in her home surrounded by her family at the age of 49. Born June 12, 1967, in Alexandria, VA, Teresa worked for 16 years in banking, retiring recently from Union Bank and Trust. She was a past member of Salem Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Culpeper County Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary. Surviving Teresa is her husband,...
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Bj J. Martin

February 21, 1952 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Jennifer Marie Ashby

December 1, 1976 - May 12, 2017

Jennifer Ashby, daughter of Judith Williams DeGowin and the late Lester Williams, went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2017. Jennifer was born December 1, 1976.She is survived by her mother, her husband Dustin Ashby and her three children, Brandon Bowles, Alyssa Bowles and Hayleigh Ashby, her grandmother Essie Nicholson and her aunts, uncles and cousins.The family will receive friends Thursday,...
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Virginia Jenkins Anderson

September 10, 1926 - May 12, 2017

Virginia Dare Jenkins Anderson, 90, of Culpeper, VA passed away in Mountain View Nursing Home, Aroda, VA, May 12, 2017. Mrs. Anderson was born to Irving Jenkins and Merca Dodson Jenkins September 10, 1926. Virginia was a loving wife and mother; a past Sunday School teacher, G.A. leader and sang in the choir at Bethel Baptist Church; served as a past PTA president, Homemaker Club president and...
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Connie Bailey Clatterbuck

August 19, 1949 - May 12, 2017

Connie Bailey Clatterbuck, age 67, of Culpeper, VA, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at Dogwood Village of Orange, VA. Connie was born August 19, 1949, in Albemarle County, VA, to George Edward Bailey, Sr. and Muriel Lucas Bailey, was a member of Alum Spring Baptist Church, retired dispatcher from the Virginia State Police, Culpeper, and enjoyed gardening, reading, puzzling and family time. ...
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George T. Hoffman

September 24, 1933 - May 5, 2017

George T. Hoffman, 83, of Culpeper, VA passed away Friday May 5, 2017 in Haymarket Medical Center. Mr. Hoffman was born September 24, 1933 to John W. Hoffman and Mabel Hitt Hoffman in Culpeper; retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service as a Master Sergeant, retired from the Federal Reserve and worked at Rochester Corp. Surviving M'r. Hoffman are his children Judy Banks of Madison,...
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Samuel Robert Aitken

February 25, 1942 - May 4, 2017

Samuel R. Aitken, age 75 of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away May 4,2017 at his residence. He was born February 25, 1942 in Babylon, New York. He is preceded in death by his parents George Robert Aitken and Olive Pearsall Aitken and his brother David Michael Aitken.Sam grew up in Port Washington New York where he enjoyed sailing. He attended Georgetown University and New York University where he...
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Catherine Louise Day

January 20, 1923 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Roy Lee Jenkins

May 2, 1930 - April 25, 2017

Roy Lee Jenkins, Sr. of Culpeper, VA, passed away at Mountain View Nursing Home April 25, 2017, at the age of 86. Born May 2, 1930, to McKinley Jenkins and Esther Marie Dodson Jenkins in Culpeper, VA. Surviving Roy are his children, Mary Lee Sisk (James) of Leon, VA, Neda Clatterbuck (Mike) of Orange, VA, Elizabeth Banks (Eugene)of Leon, VA, Brenda Gallihugh of Orange, VA, Janet Sisk (Johnny) of...
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Margaret Christine Yowell

March 10, 1942 - April 18, 2017

Margaret C. "Martine" Yowell, 75, of Sumerduck, VA passed away April 18, 2017 in Inova-Fairfax Hospital. Martine was born in Falls Church, VA, March 10, 1942 to the now late Thomas Alvin O'Halloran and Margaret Yost O'Halloran. She retired as a bookkeeper; enjoyed reading and sewing; was active in the U.D.C. and Eastern Star and was quoted in saying that classy ladies always wear high heels...
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William Neil Wade

June 29, 1981 - April 16, 2017

William Neil Wade, Jr., age 35, of Clearbrook, VA, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at his residence. Born June 29, 1981, to William Neil Wade, Sr. and Carol Sullivan Wade, in Manassas, VA, he was a fence installer; loved to spend time with his children and loved to fish. Survivors include his father, William Neil Wade, Sr. of Unionville, VA, sister, Kimberly Ann Wade of Unionville, VA, fianc&...
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Brenda Dodge Szlosek

August 7, 1940 - April 14, 2017

Mrs. Brenda Dodge Szlosek of Reva, VA, beloved wife of Clayton E. Szlosek, passed away at her residence Friday April 14, 2017.Brenda was born August 7, 1940 to the parents George and Florence Dodge, in Cambridge, Mass. She was the youngest of four siblings. Brenda graduated from Notre Dame in Cambridge, Mass.Brenda married Clayton Szlosek in 1960. Brenda was a housewife and lived all over the...
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Carol Darlene Getz

August 25, 1942 - April 13, 2017

Carol Darlene Getz, 74, of Culpeper, VA, passed away April 13, 2017 at her residence. Ms. Getz was born in Pennsylvania August 25, 1942 to Simon David Hale and Ida Mayne Hale. She was married to Donald Getz. She was retired from the healthcare field, having worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant.Surviving are children, Anna Thomassy, Eighty-four, PA; Charles Stewart (Terri), McDonald, PA;...
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Kelly Annette Fox

January 7, 1963 - March 29, 2017

Kelly Annette Fox, 54, of Culpeper, VA passed away on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017. She was born on January 7th, 1963 in Florida.Kelly enjoyed bowling, softball, tennis and being surrounded by friends and family. She loved to relax on the beach and watch Lifetime movies. She was a wonderful mother, sister and aunt and a great friend to the many people she had in her life.Kelly is survived by her...
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Betsy Ross Klein

December 7, 1919 - March 25, 2017

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Helen Anne Kelly

May 9, 1926 - March 24, 2017

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Harry Allen Wicht

June 9, 1935 - March 20, 2017

Harry A. Wicht, age 81, of Culpeper, Virginia, formerly of Warrenton, Virginia, passed away on March 20, 2017 at his residence.He is survived by his best friend and wife of 55 years, Joyce, a daughter, Jori Sienkiewicz and her husband Matthew of Warrenton, Virginia; a son, Daniel and his wife Kirsten of Middleburg, Virginia; two grandchildren, Connor Sienkiewicz and Elisabeth Wicht; and two step...
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Donald James Robinson

April 3, 1954 - March 19, 2017

Donald James Robinson, Sr., age 62, of Rixeyville, Virginia passed away on March 19, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Robinson was born April 3, 1954 to Ruth Juanita Robinson and George Ford. He graduated in 1972 from Culpeper County High School, where he was active in sports, playing football and basketball. He was the #1 salesman for Battlefield Toyota. He enjoyed yard work, posting inspirational...
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Edward Joseph Weld

June 27, 1927 - March 19, 2017

Edward Joseph Weld passed away peacefully at home on March 19,2017. Born on June 27,1928 in Pennsylvania, he was the son of Louis and Catherine Weld. He is survived by son Edward Joseph Weld, Jr of Culpeper; grandson Edward Alexander Weld of Culpeper; granddaughter Leslie Weld Rhodes and her husband George of Manassas; and great-grandsons Liam Joseph and Brennan Matthew Rhodes, also of Manassas. ...
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Mary Ruth Kilby

May 16, 1927 - March 15, 2017

Mary Ruth Kilby, age 89, of Culpeper, VA, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Blue Ridge Christian Home in Bealeton, VA. Born May 16, 1927 in Rappahannock County, VA, to Robert W. Fincham and Annie Maude Fincham, Mary retired from the A & P Grocery Store after over 30 years. She was a member of Alum Springs Baptist Church, volunteered reading to children in school and loved gardening....
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Jane W. Kearns

February 12, 1925 - March 15, 2017

Jane Woodruff Kearns, 92, of Locust Grove, Va., and also Culpeper, Va., passed away on March 15, 2017.She grew up in Fair Haven, N.J., and graduated from Rumson High School, attended Parson's School of Design and Syracuse College of Fine Arts.Jane was a wonderful mother, friend and talented artist. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.She was involved in numerous community...
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Jack Dempsey Fincham

January 15, 1927 - March 12, 2017

Jack Dempsey Fincham, age 90, passed away at UVA Culpeper Hospital Sunday, March 12, 2017. Born January 15, 1927, in Madison County, VA, to Walter and Mollie Fincham, Jack retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation after 36 years. He was an avid fisherman, enjoying the outdoors and rides in the countryside, especially with his niece April. Jack is survived by his two sisters, Ruth...
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Hazel Carolyn Foster

June 22, 1929 - March 3, 2017

Hazel Carolyn Ferret Foster, 87, of Oak Hill, VA, formerly of Culpeper, VA, passed away on Friday March 3, 2017.Hazel was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on June 22, 1929, to Charles S. Ferrett and Hazel C. (Grosshans) Ferrett. She is survived by her son, Douglas W. Foster and his wife Joanne Foster of Bedford, VA; daughter, Susan Foster Rayyan and her husband Ahmed I. Rayyan of Oak Hill, VA.;...
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Cornelia Hansbrough Corder

January 27, 1923 - March 1, 2017

Cornelia Hansbrough Corder departed this life on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 peacefully at her home in Culpeper, Virginia. Better known as Tatty, she was born in Mitchells, Virginia to the late Mary Quann Hansbrough and Ernest Hansbrough on January 27, 1923. Cornelia retired from Safeway, Inc. after 28 years of employment. She was an avid Orioles baseball fan and enjoyed discussing the games with...
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Robert James Leftwich

June 6, 1988 - February 27, 2017

Robert James "Bert" Leftwich, II, 28, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. Bert was born June 6, 1988, to Robert J. "Bob" Leftwich and Laura Maddox Leftwich in Culpeper, VA; was a member of the Brandy Baptist Church; enjoyed Mag Fest and Mag Stock. He was a kind and gentle person who loved his family and friends. He also was a cat lover.Surviving Bert is his mother, Laura Maddox and her friend...
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Joseph William Brown

August 21, 1958 - February 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Howard Aubrey Hawkins

November 29, 1925 - February 22, 2017

Howard Aubrey Hawkins, Sr., of Aroda, VA, passed away at his home Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the age of 91. He was born November 29, 1925, in Washington, D.C. to Aubrey Mathias Hawkins and Mattie Hudson Hawkins. He was raised on a farm in Fairfax County, VA, and graduated from Fairfax High School in 1943. His country called in December 1944 for his tour of duty in the U.S. Navy where he...
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Betty Ruth Lynn

January 26, 1930 - February 21, 2017

Betty Ruth (Matheny) Lynn, 87, born January 26, 1930 in Shenandoah, IA, passed peacefully at home in Fredericksburg, VA on February 21, 2017.Devoted mother, loved and honored by daughter and son, she was married to Jerry Lynn for 66 years. They were so devoted to each other that she gave him 16 days to plant a garden and get ready for her before joining him in heaven.Donations may be sent to...
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Edna Settle Green

June 10, 1924 - February 19, 2017

Edna Settle Green, age 92, of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away in the Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community, on Sunday, February 19, 2017.Mrs. Green was born to Minnie A. and Callie Fincham Settle in Culpeper, Virginia, on June 10, 1924. Mrs. Green grew up on the family farm and was a pitcher for her softball team in high school. As an adult, she worked in Washington, DC, for the Federal...
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John Anthony Nirich

February 23, 1923 - February 19, 2017

John Anthony Nirich, age 93, passed away at his residence in Amissville, VA, Sunday, February 19, 2017. Born February 23, 1923, in Maine to John E. Nirich and Mary Njirich-Nirich, John served his country in the U.S. Navy, worked in the Pentagon for the Department of the Army, volunteered at Prince William Hospital for over 18 years, was active with his sons in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Baseball...
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Kenneth Wayne Smith

August 8, 1944 - February 14, 2017

Kenneth Wayne Smith, 72, of Culpeper passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center surrounded by his family. Kenneth was born on August 8, 1944 to his parents William Jacob Smith, Jr. (deceased ) and Mary Crandall Patterson in Warrenton, VA.Kenneth is survived by his wife Nancy for 45 1/2 cherished years and one son Scott with his wife...
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Gerald Elbert Lynn

September 8, 1929 - February 5, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" Lynn died peacefully in his home on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in Fredericksburg, VA at the age of 87. Jerry is survived by his wife, Betty R. Lynn; children, Janice Chrismon of Unionville, VA and Jeffrey Lynn of Gilbert, AZ; grandchildren, Deah Weller of Pampa, TX; Jennifer Lynn of Mesa, AZ and Jeremy Lynn of Sahuarita, AZ; his brother, Charles B. Lynn of Chico, CA and sister, E....
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William Marion Alphin

March 18, 1930 - February 1, 2017

With the biggest smile you've ever seen, and an always joyful hello with the kind of bear hug embrace that left no doubt of the love he felt for all around him, you could depend on "Bill" Alphin to light up a room. For 86 years he loved the land and tended the animals and gave thanks in simple amazement as another colorful sunset lit the sky above the barns before it dropped behind the Blue...
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Evelyn Reynolds Cunningham

June 25, 1928 - January 26, 2017

Evelyn Reynolds Cunningham, 88, of Mineral, VA and formerly of Culpeper, VA passed away January 26, 2017 at Louisa Health and Rehabilitation, Louisa, VA. Mrs. Cunningham was born June 25, 1928 to John Franklin Reynolds and Gennie Grimm Reynolds in Louisa County, VA. Evelyn was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and was once active in many roles of the church; was a member of the Culpeper...
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John William Carpenter

March 14, 1929 - January 26, 2017

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John Warren Kennon

August 1, 1928 - January 25, 2017

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Robert Mario Buettgens

December 7, 1947 - January 22, 2017

Robert (Bob) Buettgens, 69, passed away on January 22, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Matthew; brother, Alfred and his wife Beverly; two nieces, Denise Kresco and Tracey Clancy; and one nephew, Jeffrey Buettgens.Bob was a Navy veteran, retired federal investigator after 30 years of service, retired real estate agent in Culpeper. He was involved in establishing Native American...
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Edna Earle Nicholls

October 12, 1923 - January 19, 2017

Edna Earle Robertson Nicholls, 93, of Culpeper, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017.She was born October 12, 1923 in Cumberland County, VA to Oliefield and Fannie Robertson. In 1948 she married Charles Ernest Nicholls and they shared 65 years together. Among their chief joys were a love of gardening and their deep connection to their family and friends. During World War II she became the...
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Charles Edward Boyd

May 30, 1928 - January 15, 2017

Charles E. "Chuck" Boyd, 88, of Culpeper, VA for 29 years and formerly of Fairfax, VA died January 15, 2017. Mr. Boyd was born in Brownsville, PA to Harry P. and Audie Mae Boyd. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War Two. He is survived by his six children Charles A. Boyd, Linda M. Wells, Betsy K. Montgomery, Richard L. Boyd, Irene F. Smith, and James E. Boyd; his nine...
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Karl Vincent Cozad

August 8, 1945 - January 13, 2017

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Delbert Jesse Conrad

June 8, 1949 - January 8, 2017

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Patience Bartlett Ritz

April 25, 1943 - January 6, 2017

Patience Bartlett Ritz (Patie) of Culpeper, VA (formerly of Centreville) passed in peace at her home on January 6, 2017 at the age of 73. Patie was born on April 25, 1943 in New Haven, CT to Arlene Kay and F. Weston Bartlett. She graduated from Mansfield (MA) High School in 1961 and attended the University of Bridgeport. Patie is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert D. Ritz; four...
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Eugene Edward Escherich

August 3, 1916 - January 5, 2017

Eugene Edward Escherich, 100, of Culpeper, VA passed away in The Culpeper January 5, 2017. Mr. Escherich was born August 3, 1916 to Francis Charles Escherich and Lucy Burke Escherich; served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp and was a farmer, teacher and realtor.He is survived by his son Ronald Escherich and his caregiver Helen Dixon.Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Clore-English...
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Joseph INSALACO

July 25, 1924 - January 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Clore-English Funeral Home, Culpeper, VA.
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Ruby Winters Baker

October 3, 1939 - December 30, 2016

Ruby Winters Baker lost her 2-year battle with cancer on Friday, December 30th. She passed peacefully with loved ones near. Ruby grew up in West Virginia and moved to Maryland in the late 1950's after marrying the late Jackson L. Baker. She had 3-sons and then moved with her family to Culpeper, VA in 1969. She lived in Culpeper the rest of her life and made many wonderful friends. She loved...
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John Walter Trumbo

September 26, 1927 - December 29, 2016

John W. Trumbo, 89, passed away on December 29th, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. He was born on September 26, 1927 in Washington, D.C. to Alice Jane Holder and George Thomas Trumbo, and grew up in Arlington and Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond and the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1948A. He served two terms in the armed forces from 1948...
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Mauricette Antoinette Miller

December 12, 1938 - December 25, 2016

Mauricette A. Miller, 78, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016 at the Culpeper Health and Rehab Center following an extended illness.She was born December 12, 1938 in Conflans, France and became a naturalized American citizen in 1965.She is survived by her husband, Karl O. Miller; three sons, Francis, Eric and Daniel Miller; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.A Celebration of Life...
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Edith Aldena Nuttall

April 9, 1936 - December 14, 2016

Edith Aldena Nuttall, 80, of Culpeper, VA passed away at Haymarket Medical Center Dec. 14, 2016. She was born April 9, 1936 to Grover Cleveland Scott and Evelyn Mitchell Scott. Mrs. Nuttall was a homemaker and mother.Surviving Mrs. Nuttall are her children Stephen Nuttall (Robin Wood) and Alethea Nuttall; her grandchildren, Nathan Fewell, Lauren Fewell, Heather McCauley and Austin Wood-Hoeckelman...
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Laura Blanche Schick

March 18, 1959 - December 13, 2016

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John Leslie Wilmer

March 28, 1938 - December 12, 2016

John Leslie Wilmer, Sr., 78, of Brandy Station, VA passed away in UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA Dec. 12, 2016. John was born in Covington, VA to John Henry Wilmer and Edith Brackman Wilmer March 28, 1938. John was in automobile sales; was a supporting member of the Brandy Vol. Fire Department; a former member of the Culpeper Vol. Fire Department and a member of Christ Episcopal Church,...
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Betty Lou Kohne

February 25, 1929 - December 11, 2016

Betty L. Hanson Kohne, 87, of Brandy Station, VA passed away in UVA Culpeper Hospital Sunday Dec. 11, 2016. She was born Feb. 25, 1929 in Clay County, WV to Whirley and Myrtle Parsons Moore.Surviving Mrs. Kohne are her children, Robert Hanson (Janet), Thomas Hanson (Karen), Rena Santoyo (Manuel), Ann Runion (John) and Arvel Kohne, Jr., a number of brothers and sisters and 12 grandchildren and 25...
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