Our Obituaries

William Edward Graham, Sr.

October 25, 1933 - August 15, 2017

William Edward Graham, Sr., 83, of Waynesboro passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Augusta Health.Following cremation, there will be no formal viewing or services held at the funeral home.Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
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William Grover Cash

December 25, 1939 - August 13, 2017

William Grover Cash, 77, of Florence Ave., passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Augusta Health.He was born December 25, 1939, a son of the late Oscar and Maggie Lowe Cash.William served in the Virginia National Guard, was a member of the Salvation Army Church of Waynesboro, served as a volunteer with the Dooms Fire Department with 15 years of service, was an avid hunter and retired from Con...
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Edward Dale Leach

February 25, 1959 - August 13, 2017

Edward Dale Leach, 58, of Dooms Crossing Road, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, at the University of Virginia Medical Center.He was born February 25, 1959, to the late Ervine Dale Leach and Treva "Betsy" (Corbett) Rankin.He was an assistant Boy Scout Leader with Troop 73, a former employee of Hoechst Cellanese, Polybond and for the past 14 years he worked at Plygem. He worked very hard to...
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Charlotte H. Barnes

November 27, 1930 - August 7, 2017

Charlotte Mae (Hanger) Barnes, 86, of Waynesboro passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Royal Care of Staunton.Born November 27, 1930 in Augusta County, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. and Edith (Estes) Hanger.Charlotte was a faithful member of Blue Ridge Chapel Church of the Brethren. In early years, she served as the church treasure and sang in the choir. For many years she worked...
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Winifred Dale Emmett

May 11, 1950 - August 6, 2017

Winifred "Dale" (Jordan) Emmett, 67, of Waynesboro died on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her residence after a long illness. She was born in Maryland on May 11, 1950, a daughter of the late Steven V. and Virginia E. (Dickerson) Jordan.Dale leaves behind her wonderful caring husband of 33 years, Vincent L. Emmett; sister, Gale Lepper; two nephews, Ronnie and Steve Lepper and their families, all of ...
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Jerry M. Snider

January 6, 1950 - August 4, 2017

Jerry Michael Snider of Fishersville departed this earth after 67 years on Friday, August 4, 2017. He answered to many names given to him by those who loved and knew him- Daddy, Paw-Paw, Huggie, Bear and Susie. He was born January 6, 1950 in Waynesboro to the late Stanley S. and Flora Pettit Snider. He was a graduate of Waynesboro High School and Berea College in Kentucky. Jerry was...
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Amra Faye Tarantini

February 23, 1987 - August 3, 2017

Amra Faye (Drewry) Tarantini, 30, formerly of Calf Mountain Road and more recently of Keswick, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Center of Acute Hospice in Charlottesville.She was born February 23, 1987, a daughter of Ricky and Lynn Jarvis Fisher of Waynesboro.In addition to her parents, she is survived by her daughter, Alia Tarantini and Alia's father, Gino Tarantini of North Carolina;...
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Jesus Monroe

June 27, 1985 - July 21, 2017

Jesus Monroe, 32, of Waynesboro passed away on July 21, 2017 in Weyers Cave.Born June 27, 1985 in Fresno, CA he was the son of Jacqueline Cherry-Monroe and the late Howard "Bro. YHWH" Monroe Jr. On April 23, 2014 Jesus married Erica Jacobs in Fishersville, VA. He was a graduate of Radford University where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Jesus was employed by Cadence,...
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Roscoe N. Lam

September 8, 1936 - July 18, 2017

Roscoe Nelson Lam, 80, of Fishersville passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at his residence.He was born on September 8, 1936, a son of the late Roscoe Lusby and Emma Wade Lam.Mr. Lam was a member of Blue Ridge Chapel Church of the Brethren. After retiring as an auto mechanic, he enjoyed helping and watching his son, Tony and son-in-law, Kenny race at Eastside Speedway. Roscoe was an avid fan of...
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Guy Hughes Yoho

June 2, 1955 - July 14, 2017

Hughes Yoho, 62, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at Avante of Waynesboro.He was the former owner of the American Diner in Richmond and attended West Waynesboro Church of Christ. A graduate of John Battle High School, Guy attended Shepherd University and graduated from East Tennessee State University.Guy was the son of the late George and Helen Yoho. He is survived by his brothers, Allen Yoho...
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Arlene C. Tisdale

December 9, 1930 - July 14, 2017

Arlene Daisy (Coffey) Tisdale, 86, of Lyndhurst passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at Avante of Waynesboro.Born December 9, 1930 in Massy Mill, Va she was the daughter of the late Kelly Massie and Lena (Fitzgerald) Coffey.Arlene was a member of Lyndhurst United Methodist Church. She was employed for many years by the Crompton Company until her retirement and later worked as a Certified Nursing...
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Walter Lee Batman

March 6, 1937 - July 9, 2017

Walter Lee Batman, 80, of Waynesboro passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Page County on March 6, 1937, a son of the late Virgil C. and Nora Bell Propes Batman.Walter proudly served his country in the United States Armed Forces during the Korean War. He was retired from Wayne Tex. Walter greatly enjoyed doing yardwork, reading the bible, and going on short trips to...
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Don Vess

February 15, 1955 - July 5, 2017

Donald Eugene Vess, 62, of Waynesboro passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.Born February 15, 1955 in Hampton, Va he was the son of the late Eugene Emmett and Helen (Phillips) Vess.Don was a faithful employee of Hershey Chocolate of Virginia. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed riding with the Harley Dog Biker Crew. Don enjoyed trips to...
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Donald Gene Camack

May 21, 1957 - July 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Larry Leverne Ryan

July 25, 1962 - June 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Houston Boyce Huffman

July 22, 1927 - June 27, 2017

Houston Boyce Huffman, 89, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his residence.He was born July 22, 1927 in Nelson County, a son of the late Samuel Houston and Ethel Harris Huffman.He attended Nelson County Schools, served in the United States Army during World War ll, and retired from DuPont after 35 years of service as a maintenance supervisor.Houston was a member of West Waynesboro Church...
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Joanne Huffer

January 20, 1950 - June 26, 2017

Phyllis Joanne "Jo" Huffer, 67, of Waynesboro passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at Augusta Health.Born January 20, 1950 in Waynesboro she was the daughter of Bessie (Smith) Pannell and the late Carlton Calvin Pannell.Joanne was a member of Rodes United Methodist Church. Prior to retirement, she was a faithful employee of Hershey Chocolate of Virginia. She enjoyed picnics, family reunions,...
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Lucy Edith Johnson

March 30, 1919 - June 24, 2017

Lucy Edith (Miller) Johnson, 98, of Afton, passed away on June 24, 2017 in Lincolnton, North Carolina. She was born in Afton on March 30, 1919, a daughter of the late John Lacy and Sarah (Fortune) Miller. Lucy was the last of her immediate family to join her mother and father in Heaven.Lucy was the oldest member of Hebron Baptist Church. She greatly enjoyed gardening and her family.In addition...
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Sharyn M. Ross

October 2, 1945 - June 18, 2017

Sharyn Darlene (Smith) Morris Ross, 71, of Waynesboro passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 18, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends.Born October 2, 1945 in Honolulu, HI she was the daughter of the late Rupert Warren Smith and Edith (Brown) Combs. She was also the stepdaughter of the late Floyd W. Combs.Sharyn was a member of Blue Ridge Chapel Church of the Brethren.In addition...
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Phyllis East

June 2, 1927 - June 17, 2017

Phyllis Elizabeth (Perry) East, 90, of Staunton passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the home of her daughter, Linda.Born June 2, 1927 in Raphine, she was the daughter of the late Chester C. Perry and Lena (Butler) Snead.Phyllis was a member of Westwood Baptist Church, Waynesboro. She was employed by Western State Hospital where she worked as an Psychiatric Practical Nurse until her...
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Joan Ann Miller

January 15, 1936 - June 10, 2017

Joan Ann (Guptill) Miller, 81, of Waynesboro passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 at King's Daughters Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born January 15, 1936 in Lawrence, MA she was the daughter of the late Arthur W. Guptill, Sr. and Esther V. (Moody) Guptill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Joanne Trubee; as well as two sisters and one brother. Survivors...
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Pauline Judith Wilson

August 14, 1948 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Joyce Ellis Robertson

January 27, 1937 - June 9, 2017

Joyce Ellis Robertson, 80, of Mt. Torrey Road, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at her residence.She was born January 27, 1937, a daughter of the late Chaffin and Alma Foster Ellis.She attended Aero Drive Church of God, and for forty-four years was co-owner with her husband of the Country Store in Lyndhurst.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Ellis.Survivors...
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Amanda Dawn Branch

November 27, 1983 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Lizzie Gertrude Wood

February 20, 1905 - June 3, 2017

Lizzie Wood, 112, of Fishersville passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Fishersville. Born February 20, 1905 in Elkton, she was the daughter of the late Hiram Wyant and Cornelia (James) Wyant. On November 29, 1923 in Moorman's River, she married Rubin L. Wood. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of the Brethren. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in...
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Linda Gayle Sellers

June 13, 1951 - June 3, 2017

Linda Gayle (Lyle) Sellers, 65, of Waynesboro passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Charlottesville on June 13, 1951 and was the daughter of Willis A. Lyle and Margret (Ingram) Sours.Linda worked as a homemaker and mother. She was an avid reader, especially Science Fiction Novels, a collector of all things dragon flies, and greatly enjoyed filling her life with...
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Lilly Frances Altizer

October 23, 1931 - June 2, 2017

Lilly Frances "Mary" (Peters) Altizer, 85, of Fishersville passed away peacefully on June 2, 2017 at her home after a brief illness.Lilly was born in Goshen to the late Emma Harper Peters and Charles Harry Peters on October 23, 1931. She was a graduate of Goshen High School. Soon after high school she adopted the name, Mary. She married John Robert "Big John" Altizer on September 29, 1951. ...
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Carol Murphy Jones

November 26, 1948 - May 31, 2017

Carol Murphy (Cason) Jones, 68, of Fishersville, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Staunton on November 26, 1948, and was the daughter of the late George Vernon and Isabelle Frances (Lucas) Cason.Carol worked as a caregiver most her life. She enjoyed grocery shopping and attending Yard Sales. Her pantry and fridge would always full of food to serve people...
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Brenda Joyce Eagan

July 29, 1943 - May 25, 2017

WaynesboroBrenda Joyce Eagan, 73, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Augusta Health.She was born July 29, 1943, a daughter of the late James E. and Gladys Catherine (Clemmons) Johnson.She retired from Wayne-Tex with over thirty years of service.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James R. "Jimmy" Johnson and an aunt, Evelyn A. Finestone.Survivors include her...
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Wilfred Berry Hartless

November 21, 1935 - May 20, 2017

Wilfred Berry Hartless, 81, of Waynesboro and formerly of Jacksonville, Fl passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Augusta Health.A celebration of life gathering will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Hartless Residence.Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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James Wesley Surgener

July 19, 1980 - May 18, 2017

James Wesley Surgener, 36, of Fishersville, passed away on May 18, 2017 in Cancun, Mexico.Born in Harlan, Kentucky on July 19, 1980, he was the son of James Ronald Surgener and Donna Faye Surgener Skeate. Wesley went to school in London, Kentucky and was a graduate of the University of Kentucky. On April 22, 2007, he married Jennifer Ng in Staunton. He was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. For...
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Walter W. Weaver

April 13, 1942 - May 16, 2017

Walter William Weaver, 75, of Waynesboro passed away on May 16, 2017.Born April 13, 1942 in Staunton, he was the son of the late Frances Weaver.Walter was a kind and decent man who enriched all of our lives so much when he became a part of this family. He served in the US Navy from 1959 until 1963 and was on aboard the USS Hyades during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Walter was a history...
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Edgar Lynn Campbell

June 25, 1961 - May 13, 2017

Edgar Lynn "Ed" Campbell, 55, of Greenville, Texas and previously of Waynesboro, Virginia, passed away on, Saturday May 13, 2017 in Plano, Texas, having been involved in a motorcycle accident due to oncoming traffic failing to stop at a red light.Ed was born at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware to Betty Lou (Falls) and Davis Campbell on June 25, 1961. He graduated from Goddard High School,...
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Robert William Henderson

March 4, 1952 - May 13, 2017

Robert William Henderson, 65, of 23 Patterson Lane, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.He was born March 4, 1952, a son of the late William David and Sylvia Jean Davis Henderson.He attended Mountain View Mennonite Church and retired from Hershey Chocolate of Stuarts Draft.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in...
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Lucy Ann Everitt

May 14, 1933 - May 9, 2017

Lucy Ann Everitt, 83, passed away, May 9, 2017.She was born May 14, 1933, a daughter of the late Henry Marshall and Clatis Coffey Everitt.Miss Everitt was a member of Mt. Top Christian Church and retired from Stanley Furniture Company.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Willard, Ray and Eugene Everitt; sister, Annie Coffey; sister-in-law, Mary Everitt and a...
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Donald V. Alford

May 28, 1935 - May 8, 2017

Donald Venton Alford, 81, of Leonard Road, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017 at his residence.He was born May 28, 1935 in Crimora, a son of the late Odie Theodore and Virgie Leona Scrogham Alford.He was a United States Army Veteran, a member of Forest Chapel Church of the Brethren and retired from Fleming Foods.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a nephew, Stanley Roadcap...
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Joseph Edward Wheeler,

August 21, 1928 - May 8, 2017

Joseph Edward Wheeler, Jr., passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Avante' of Waynesboro.He was born August 21, 1928, a son of the late Joseph Edward, Sr. and Callie Lunsford Wheeler.Joseph was a United States Army Veteran, a lifetime member of Staunton VFW Post 2216 and a member of Fishersville United Methodist Church. He retired from Alcoa of Stuarts Draft.In addition to his parents, he was...
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Marie Johnson Ham

August 24, 1934 - April 28, 2017

Marie Johnson (Turpin) Ham, 82, of Waynesboro passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Birch Gardens Assisted Living.Born August 24, 1934 in Buckingham County, Va she was the daughter of the late William Johnson and Annie Marshall (Snoody) Turpin.Marie was a member of First Baptist Church, Waynesboro. As a church member she was a part of the Lucille Davis Circle and helped with Wednesday night...
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Sarah Louise Cloonan

April 8, 1986 - April 24, 2017

Sarah Louise Cloonan, 31, of 845 Maryland Ave, Waynesboro, passed away on Monday morning, April 24, 2017, at VCU Medical Center, Richmond, after her courageous nine month battle against Aplastic Anemia. She was born in Waynesboro on April 8, 1986, a daughter of Steve Blaine and Terry (Dofflemyer) Cloonan. Sarah attended Waynesboro High School and Fishersville Baptist Church and worked at Mary...
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Robert M. Rankin

July 17, 1932 - April 23, 2017

Robert Marcellaus Rankin, Jr., 84, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at his residence.He was born July 17, 1932, a son of the late Robert Marcellaus, Sr., and Ruby Harlo Wiseman Rankin.He was a veteran of the United States Army, a member of Second Presbyterian Church, a member of American Legion Post 340 and retired from Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center. He was drafted by the New York...
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Humbert Albert Fontana

March 28, 1936 - April 21, 2017

Humbert Albert "Buddy" Fontana, 81, of Newport, passed quietly on Friday, April 21, 2017.Buddy was born March 28, 1936, in the family home at 1305 Trinidad Avenue, Washington, DC to an Italian immigrant, Umberto Fontana and mother, Elena LeDonne. His father emigrated from Naples, Italy, with his uncle Gabriele, and the two of them opened a tailor shop, "Fontana Tailors" on North Capital Street,...
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John Williams Swett

May 29, 1931 - April 18, 2017

John Williams Swett, 85, husband of the late Marilyn (Hart) Swett of Waynesboro went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.Born May 29, 1931 in Muskegon, MI he was the son of the late Edward R. and Louise (Kooman) Swett. John graduated from Michigan State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree. He served his country honorably with the U.S. Air Force as an officer....
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Jeannette Alene Rittenhouse

April 16, 1942 - April 13, 2017

Jeannette Alene Rittenhouse, 74, of 678 Tanbark Drive, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at her residence. She was born April 16, 1942, a daughter of the late James Austin and Louise Cook Ferguson.Jeannette was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and retired as branch manager with BB&T Bank.Survivors include her husband, L. Hale Rittenhouse; daughter, Wendy Rittenhouse Watts and husband,...
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Mary Edith Puckett

December 10, 1924 - April 12, 2017

Mary Edith (Campbell) Puckett, 92, of Swoope passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the home of her granddaughter, Allison Richey, where she had been living for the last 8 ½ years.Born December 10, 1924 in Nelson County, she was the daughter of the late James Maryland and Gertrude Annie (Mawyer) Campbell.As a young girl Mary worked for an apple orchard as a nipper and later during WWII...
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Sharon L. Jefferson

March 18, 1947 - April 12, 2017

Sharon Lee (Pritchett) Jefferson, 70, of Waynesboro passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Harrisonburg on March 18, 1947, a daughter of the late Joffre Rice and Treva Lee (Emerson) Pritchett.Sharon received her associate's degree from the University of Virginia. She worked for 26 years as an x-ray technician at Orthopedic Associates. Sharon was an active...
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Earl Monroe Sullivan, Sr.

March 3, 1937 - April 9, 2017

Earl Monroe Sullivan, Sr., 80, of Fishersville passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home. Born March 3, 1937 in Virginia, he was the son of the late Edgar and Minnie (Coleman) Sullivan. Earl's life was dedicated to his family and his church. He was an employee of Process Engineering & Fabrication in Afton for many years. He was a member of the Crozet Sportsman Club. Earl had a love...
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Charles Larry Carver

March 5, 1949 - April 7, 2017

Charles Larry Carver, 68, of Waynesboro passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Augusta Health. He was born in Akron, Ohio on March 5, 1949, a son of the late Charles Lewis and Dorothy Lou (Higgins) Carver.Charles was a devoted member of Destiny Family Center in Stuarts Draft. He worked for the City of Waynesboro until his retirement. Charles will be remembered for his joking personality. His...
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John Edward Wright

September 5, 1936 - April 7, 2017

John Edward Wright, 80, of Waynesboro passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 at Morningside of Charlottesville.Born September 5, 1936 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late David Herschell and Delphia Mary (Miller) Wright.John was a graduate of Waynesboro High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served his country honorably and rising to the rank of SP4. After returning home from the...
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William Daniel Via

January 6, 1929 - April 5, 2017

William Daniel "Bill" Via, 88, of Waynesboro passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Birch Gardens Assisted Living. He was born in Augusta County on January 6, 1929, a son of the late Elzy J. and Gladys (Marshall) Via. Bill was a member of Grottoes Church of the Brethren and the Travelers Protective Association. From 1946 until his retirement, he was the owner of Via Construction Corporation....
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Arthur Wade Sprouse

November 27, 1947 - April 5, 2017

Arthur Wade "A.W." Sprouse, 69, passed away amongst his loving wife and children on April 5, 2017, due to his long, hard fought, battle with cancer. He was born on November 27, 1947 at Waynesboro Community Hospital to the late Arthur B. and Vivian Fisher Sprouse.He married his longtime friend and love, Cynthia Ann Via, through a small backyard wedding in June of 1986. Arthur loved and...
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Mary Austin Hopkins

January 18, 1930 - April 5, 2017

Mary Austin (Perry) Hopkins, 87, of Waynesboro passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Envoy of Staunton. She was born on January 18, 1930, a daughter of the late Leonard and Buelah (Rhodes) Perry.Mary was a member of Hebron Baptist Church. Her hobbies included reading, working puzzles and embroidery work. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Johnny McDaniel....
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Mataline K. Carroll

May 29, 1928 - April 3, 2017

Mataline (Kennedy) Carroll, 88, of Waynesboro passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.Born May 29, 1928 in Dooms, she was the daughter of the late Stuart Lee and Mary Margaret (Dooms) Kennedy.Mataline was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, Waynesboro. She was employed by the former E.I. DuPont Company where she worked as a lab technician for 30+ years...
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Barbara Copplestone Andrews

April 11, 1928 - April 1, 2017

Barbara C. Andrews, 88, of Afton, passed from this life, surrounded by the love of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her two dearly loved brothers, Wilfred "Mick" Copplestone of Yorkshire, England and Maurice R. Copplestone of London, Ontario. Barbara and Maurice shared daily tea, love of counted cross-stitch and music for 33 years. Barbara is survived by her son, Edward M....
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William Joseph Gallagher

October 5, 1936 - March 28, 2017

William Joseph Gallagher, Jr.William Joseph Gallagher, Jr., died on Tuesday March 28, 2017. Bill, ever the Irishman, was 80 years old.Born in Dover NJ in 1936, he lived and worked in New Jersey for many years before moving to Afton, VA in 2003 with his wife Sandy.Bill was an avid hawk watcher. He founded Wildcat Ridge Hawkwatch in Rockaway Twp. NJ and continued to scan the skies of Virginia for...
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Macie Mildred Fitzgerald Ralston

July 22, 1931 - March 26, 2017

Macie Mildred Fitzgerald Ralston, 85, of Crimora, passed away at 4:26 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.She was born July 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Maynard Stoddard and Mamie Lee Kelley Campbell.Macie attended Shenandoah Heights Baptist Church. She was employed as a cook at the former Lynn's Restaurant in Waynesboro.In addition to her parents, she was...
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Charles Lawrence Henkel,

February 25, 1927 - March 24, 2017

Charles Lawrence "Tick" Henkel, Sr., 90, of Waynesboro passed away peacefully Friday, March 24, 2017 at his residence.Born February 25, 1927 in Stuarts Draft, he was the son of the late Homer Lee and Edith Izora (Mitchell) Henkel. On January 13, 1951 he married Ada J. (Bradley) Henkel in Elizabeth City, NC.Charles was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Stuarts Draft. He was a U.S....
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Martha Belle Burkholder

June 15, 1935 - March 24, 2017

Martha Belle (Stoll) Burkholder, 81, of Apple Blossom Lane, Waynesboro peacefully passed away, into the arms of Jesus on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Daviess County, Indiana on June 15, 1935, a daughter of the late Herman and Agnes (Kauffman) Stoll.Martha Belle enjoyed assisting many persons while working as a sales clerk at Sharon Book Store in Waynesboro. She was a...
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Treva Noon

October 26, 1946 - March 24, 2017

Treva Louise (Gosnell) Noon, 70, of Waynesboro passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.Born October 26, 1946 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Dallas Raymond and Georgia Alma (German) Gosnell.Treva was a member of First Baptist Church, Waynesboro. She was a volunteer with the Salvation Army, enjoyed arts and crafts and collecting items.Survivors...
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Betty Jean Fitzgerald Wampler

December 23, 1935 - March 22, 2017

Betty Jean (Lewis) Fitzgerald Wampler, 81, of Harrisonburg, VA passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Sentara Medical Center. She was born in Waynesboro, VA on December 23, 1935, a daughter of the late Alton N. and Nellie P. (Patterson) Lewis.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, E. Ray Fitzgerald; sister, Gayle Beard and her husband, Robert; and sister...
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Clarence David Wilkins

May 27, 1941 - March 21, 2017

Clarence David Wilkins, 75, of Stuarts Draft passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Augusta Health.Born May 27, 1941 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Lawrence David and Mary Alma (Monroe) Wilkins.Clarence was a member of Fishersville Baptist Church. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service where he worked for many years until his retirement.In addition to his parents, he was preceded...
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Margaret McKnight Stewart

July 5, 1921 - March 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Tina Marie Fisher

August 26, 1965 - March 20, 2017

"Our Angel Got Her Wings"Tina Marie "Boo" (Sprouse) Fisher, 51, of Crimora, VA, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born on August 26, 1965 in Staunton, a daughter of the late John "Johnny" Wayne Sprouse, Sr. and Phyllis June (Jordan) Sprouse of Waynesboro.Tina had worked for Cargill in Dayton, Va. for seventeen years in administration, she...
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Steven Randal Coffey

September 19, 1957 - March 19, 2017

Steven Randal Coffey, born September 19, 1957, to Landon R. Coffey, Sr. and Agnes V. Coffey, died Sunday March 19, 2017, in Richmond, VA.He leaves behind his brother, Landon R. Coffey, Jr. and sister-in-law, Patricia; and nieces, Susan Durrette and Kimberly Bradley.There will be a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Mountain Top Christian Church Cemetery, Love, VA, with...
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Wallace Mitchell Thompson

June 19, 1940 - March 18, 2017

Wallace Mitchell "Wally" Thompson, Sr., 76, of North Augusta Ave., passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017.He was born June 19, 1940, a son of the late Wallace Mitchell, Sr. and Dorothy Irene Pickett Thompson.Wally retired from Poly Bond. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Thompson, and a sister, Gay Carter.Survivors include his wife, Mary Estelle Henderson...
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Doris Jean Morris

March 9, 1941 - March 16, 2017

Doris Jean (Watts) Morris, 76, of Waynesboro went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 16, 2017. She was born in Stuarts Draft on March 9, 1941, a daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson and Marie Virginia (Bayne) Watts.Doris worked for many years as a cashier at Speedy's Bait An Tackle.In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Jackson Morris and grandson, Greg...
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James W. Johns

June 22, 1927 - March 15, 2017

James Walter Johns, 89, of Waynesboro passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Avante at Waynesboro, surrounded by his family. He was born in Albemarle County on June 22, 1927, a son of the late Edward William, Sr. and Jannie Eudora (Wood) Johns.James was a graduate of the Waynesboro High School Class of 1946. He proudly served in the United States Army. James retired in 1985 from DuPont as a...
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Norwood Ellis Wright

January 25, 1931 - March 13, 2017

Norwood Ellis "Peaches" Wright, 86, passed away at 8:43 p.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.He was born January 25, 1931 in Waynesboro, a son of the late David and Delphia Miller Wright.He was a lifetime member of the Waynesboro Church of the Brethren and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a retired truck driver and was the previous owner of...
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Peggy Lee Noe

December 22, 1931 - March 11, 2017

Peggy Lee Noe, 85, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the home of her son.She was born December 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Jean Wilson and Mabel Lee Lawhorn Painter.She was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church. She retired from General Electric/Genicom Company after 30 years of service.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry G. Painter and a...
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Stella Crockett Scott Bosworth

October 2, 1922 - March 9, 2017

Stella Crockett Scott Bosworth, widow of Elam Withrow "Tom" Bosworth, MD, departed this life on March 9, 2017 at age 94 years. She was born to the late David Ewell Scott and Miriam Belote Scott on October 2, 1922, in the Eastern Shore of Virginia. She grew up on that peninsula in the town of Onancock and was May Queen in her year of graduation at Onancock High School. She graduated from...
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Patricia Lynn Johnson

September 23, 1974 - March 6, 2017

Patricia Lynn "Trisha" Johnson, 42, of Crimora passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at her home. Born September 23, 1974 in Charlottesville, she was the daughter of Randolph Raines and the late Barbara Ellen (Crawford) Lowman. Trisha was employed by Supply One in Weyers Cave where she worked as a designer. She enjoyed spending time with her family, singing, dancing, taking selfies and always...
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James Earle Holliday

April 4, 1925 - March 5, 2017

James Earle Holliday passed away peacefully on March 5, surrounded by family. Born on April 4, 1925, in Greenville, South Carolina, to the late Frank R. and Annie (Robertson) Holliday, he was one month shy of his 92nd birthday, but not one celebration short, since his family celebrated the milestone with him on March 4. Earle was a man of varied interests, which he pursued passionately, and...
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Margaret P. Sorrells

December 3, 1931 - March 5, 2017

Margaret Louise (Plecker) Sorrells, 85, of Crimora passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Shenandoah Nursing Home, Fishersville.Born December 3, 1931 in Augusta County, she was the daughter of the late George and Edith (Scrogham) Plecker.Margaret was a lifelong member of Forest Chapel Church of the Brethren where she helped teach Sunday School for many years. She loved to play the piano and spend...
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Susan P. Meadows

January 10, 1955 - March 2, 2017

Susan Marie (Pringle) Meadows, 62, of Waynesboro passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the UVA Medical Center. Born January 10, 1955 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Celia (Dumont) Pringle. Susan was a lung cancer survivor who had a strong faith in God and attended church faithfully until her illness. As an avid NASCAR fan, Richard Petty was her favorite...
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Sharon Elizabeth Waller

July 24, 1949 - March 2, 2017

Sharon "Snookie" Elizabeth Waller, 67, of Fishersville, passed away on Thursday, March 2,2017 at Augusta Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 24, 1949, a daughter of the late Grover and Isabelle (Knicely) Rankin.Sharon worked at Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center.Left to cherish her memory is her daughters, Kelli and Heather Zoe Waller and sister, Sherry Rankin.Following...
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Louise Phillips Wade

March 27, 1914 - February 28, 2017

Louise Phillips Wade passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in Charlottesville, VA. Born March 27, 1914, she was the daughter of the late John Bailey and Sallie Mae (Rittenhouse) Phillips. Louise was one of the founding members of Rockfish Valley Baptist Church. She was active as Vice Chairman of the Nelson County Democratic Party, a member of the Nelson Historical Society and a member of the...
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Robert Edward Murray,

November 4, 1960 - February 27, 2017

Robert Edward Murray, II, 56, of Verona, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on November 4, 1960, a son of Robert E. and Jessie E. (Hartman) Murray.Robert's hobbies included fishing, cooking, working on cars, watching NASCAR and spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his loving and giving...
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David M. Claytor,

July 22, 1951 - February 26, 2017

David Mitchell Claytor, Sr., 65 of Grottoes, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Envoy of Staunton. He was born in Waynesboro on July 22, 1951, a son of the late Delbert "Dick" and Gertrude (Shifflett) Claytor. David worked as a fixer at Wayne Tex. He was a lifetime member and one of the original Junior Charter members of the Waynesboro First Aid Crew. In his spare time, David greatly...
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Preston Christian East

October 1, 1924 - February 24, 2017

Preston Christian East, 92, of Staunton passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at the home of his daughter, Linda.Born October 1, 1924 in Stuarts Draft, he was the son of the late McKrinda C. and Dolly (Thompson) East. On February 21, 1946, he married the love of his life, Phyllis (Perry) East. The two shared a blessed union of 71 years together.Preston was a member of Westwood Baptist Church,...
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Maryjane Wallace Orkis

April 19, 1957 - February 24, 2017

Maryjane (Bowles) Orkis, 59, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 24, 2017, at Augusta Health, after a protracted battle with cancer. She had also suffered many years with MS. She was born April 19, 1957, in Gary, Indiana, to the late Buel B. Bowles and Mae Jean (Morgan) Bowles. MJ worked for Family Dollar in Rainelle, WV and Waynesboro, VA for many years. She graduated from...
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Candice Paige Clark

October 22, 1991 - February 17, 2017

The life of Candice Paige Clark (Hatter), 25, of Nellysford, was sadly cut short on Friday, February 17,2017. She was born in Charlottesville on October 22, 1991.Candice lived her life to the fullest and by her own terms. She was a creative classic beauty, who dabbled in various interests. Candice attended Nelson County High School and the Virginia School of Massage. With her outer beauty, she...
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E. Virginia Almarode

October 7, 1932 - February 17, 2017

E. Virginia "Jenny" Almarode, 84, of Lyndhurst, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 in Charlottesville. She was born in Waynesboro on October 7, 1932, a daughter of the late Whittlaw Reed and Avia Idona (Dooms) Pforr.Jenny was a member of Sherando United Methodist Church. She was active in the church Women's Club and worked in the church nursey. Jenny greatly enjoyed gardening and fishing....
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Betty Betty Arehart

January 29, 1932 - February 17, 2017

Betty Roberts Arehart passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She was born January 29, 1932 in Nelson County, the daughter of the late John Roberts and Nora Smith Roberts Perry. Betty graduated from Wilson Memorial High School in the first graduating class of 1948 and later from Fairfax Hall Junior College with a business major. She studied her art...
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Constance Brower

June 29, 1947 - February 15, 2017

Constance "Connie" (Falls) Brower, 69, of Waynesboro, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was born in Waynesboro on June 29, 1947, a daughter of the late Kathleen and Maurie Falls. Connie retired from Reynolds Metal Company in Grottoes, where she worked as a secretary. Survivors include her sister, Faye Henderson and her husband, William; nephews, Mark and Barry Henderson; as well as...
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Edward Jackson Meade

November 20, 1950 - February 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Gene O'Neal

October 12, 1929 - February 14, 2017

Gene O' Neal, 87, of Charlottesville, VA passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA. Born October 12, 1929 in Darlington County, SC, he was the son of the late Ervin Axum and Addie O'Neal. Gene was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survivors include his children, Gloria Faye O'Neal and Deborah Davis and husband, Phil;...
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Dorothy Ellen Johnson

September 10, 1952 - February 13, 2017

Dorothy E. Johnson, 64, of C Street, Staunton, went to be with the Lord God our maker on February 13, 2017 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.Miss Johnson was born September 10, 1952 in Stuarts Draft, a daughter of the late Arthur S. and Rhoda L. Johnson.Dorothy was a member of Springdale Mennonite Church and retired from Shenandoah Nursing Home. She also worked at The District Home and Western...
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Emily Jackson Taylor

October 6, 1972 - February 9, 2017

Emily Jackson Taylor, 44, went to be with the Lord at 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017. She was born October 6, 1972 in Staunton, a daughter of J. Forester and Gillian (Whybrew) Taylor.In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Anna Compton Taylor; as well as her dedicated caregivers of ten years, the Koiner family of Fishersville.A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. on...
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Shirley Ann Huffman

December 2, 1936 - February 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Charles Averill Doyle

March 22, 1944 - February 8, 2017

Charles Averill Doyle, 72, of Waynesboro, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at his home. He was born on March 22, 1944 in Augusta County, a son of the late Hezekiah Averill and Nina Alease (Beach) Doyle.Charles was an army veteran, serving in Germany during the Vietnam era. He spent most of his life working as a home improvement contractor.Left to cherish his memory are his daughter,...
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Betty Sue Christian

July 7, 1934 - February 8, 2017

Betty Sue (Castle) Christian, 82, of Waynesboro passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at her home. Born July 7, 1934 in Lewisburg, WV, she was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Goldie Mae (Price) Castle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Baptist Christian; sister, Faye Ann Crance. Betty was a member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
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Steven Kenneth Balsley

August 17, 1944 - February 5, 2017

Steven Kenneth Balsley, 72, of Waynesboro passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at his home. Born August 17, 1944 in Augusta County, he was the son of the late Jessie Leo and Patsy Hilda (Fretwell) Balsley. Steven was a U.S. Army Veteran having served his country honorably during the Vietnam War. He worked as a tool and die maker for over 35 years. An avid outdoorsmen, he enjoyed hunting...
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Juanita Ballew

May 16, 1920 - January 31, 2017

Juanita (Rodgers) Ballew, 96, of Mint Spring passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Kings Daughters Community Health & Rehabilitation Center.Born May 16, 1920 In Weyers Cave, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Mary Nina (Kincaid) Rodgers.Juanita was a 1938 graduate of Beverley Manor High School. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Staunton and attended Greenville...
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Charlotte Davis Campbell

May 22, 1925 - January 29, 2017

Charlotte Campbell, 91, of Waynesboro passed away early Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Avante. She was born May 22, 1925 in the Stony Creek area of Nelson County, the daughter of the late Sheffy Lee and Robbie Thompson Davis. Charlotte was a homemaker and a member of West Waynesboro Church of Christ. She was active in her children's school activities, in the church women's circles and Sunday...
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John Robert Heil

April 17, 1950 - January 29, 2017

John Robert Heil, 66, of Waynesboro passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his home. Born April 17, 1950 in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Edwin and Charlotte Mary (Freck) Heil. John attended Central Baptist Church, Waynesboro. He was a 25 year Veteran of the U.S. Army having served his country honorably during the Vietnam War and Persian Gulf War. He rose to the rank of Master...
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Jewell Jenelle Dodson

September 29, 1924 - January 29, 2017

Jewell Jenelle (Stanley) Dodson, 92, of Grottoes, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Shenandoah on September 29, 1924, a daughter of the late William H. Stanley and Alma R. (Crawford) Osgood. Jewell worked as a waitress for JJ Newberry. She was a member of Mount Bethel United Methodist Church. Jewell's hobbies included cooking, traveling, playing the piano,...
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Peggy Ann McCourry

January 23, 1934 - January 27, 2017

Peggy Ann (Lloyd) McCourry, 83, of Staunton passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at Birch Gardens of Royal Care.Born January 23, 1934 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Mason and "Goldie" Lloyd.An Augusta County native, Peggy was a military wife who followed her husband to his duty stations in Germany, Texas, Colorado and Virginia. She was a homemaker, a PTA member, Girl Scout...
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Stephen Lee Thacker,

February 17, 1949 - January 22, 2017

Stephen Lee Thacker, Sr., 67, of Roanoke, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, January 22, 2017. He was born in Buena Vista on February 17, 1949, a son of the late C. Leon Thacker and June S. Hammond.Stephen was a veteran of the United States Army and a lifetime member of the Lee Lodge 209 in Waynesboro.Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 34 years, Alice; four children, Stephanie...
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Nellie Laura Van Patten

July 15, 1918 - January 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Waynesboro Chapel, Waynesboro, VA.
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Myrtle Christine Wells

June 26, 1934 - January 16, 2017

Myrtle Christine "Chris" Wells, 82, of Waynesboro went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 16,2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Waynesboro on June 26,1934, a daughter of the late Kermit and Phyllis (Lafferty) Moore.Chris was a honorable member of Mt. Zions Baptist Church. She was an avid Harley Davidson rider, being a member of H.O.G.S. and giving her the nickname "Lady Moonshiner". ...
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George Martin

September 5, 1946 - January 13, 2017

George Ellis Martin, 70, of Waynesboro, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017, in Charlottesville. He was born in Richmond on September 5, 1946, a son of the late Ellis Miller and Betty Jane Martin.George proudly served his country in the United States Army. He received a Master's Degree in Astronomy from the University of Virginia. George was employed by the National Radio Astronomy...
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