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Virginia M. Wilkes
Virginia M. Wilkes, 85, of Colonial Beach was called home to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012.
Virginia was preceded in death by her loving husband, Wylie Wilkes, and her loving sister, Helen McMahan.
Virginia is survived by her son, Donald Wilkes Sr.
She was a loving grandmother to Ginny Phipps (Mark), and Donald Wilkes Jr. (Teresa); and beloved great-grandmother to Staci Phipps, Mark A. Phipps, Cynthia Wilkes, Amanda Wilkes and the late Victoria Wilkes.
Nena Ester Crouch
Nena Ester Crouch, 87, of King George County, formerly of Clifton, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Woodmont Nursing Center in Fredericksburg.
Mrs. Crouch was born July 31, 1924, in Arcola, a daughter of the late Mort and Nettie Ann Smith Byrne.
Survivors include her loving husband of 69 years, Harry R. Crouch; two children, H. Ray Crouch (Pam), of Spotsylvania and Lois Ann Deem (Jerry), of King George; one sister, Helen Downs; six grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Thursday, Feb. 23, at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas. Interment followed in Middleburg Memorial Cemetery, Middleburg.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 11240 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA, 22030.
Condolences may be sent to piercefh.com.
Rosa L. Hayes
Rosa L. Hayes, 83, of Colonial Beach passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Forestville, MD.
A funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 25, at First Baptist Church, Colonial Beach. Interment was in Historyland Cemetery, King George.
Weldon-Fisher Funeral Home, Warsaw, is handling the arrangements.
Jeffrey L. Blakley
Jeffrey L. Blakley, 51, of King George County passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.
Jeffrey was employed with Walmart at Ferry Farm and previously at the CVS Distribution Center. He was a member of Potomac Baptist Church in King George.
He is survived by two daughters, Heather M. and Katie L. Blakley, both of Spotsylvania County; his father, Thomas R. Blakley of King George; a brother, Gary T. Blakley (Shirley), of King George; and a grandson, Demari A. Coleman of Spotsylvania. Jeffrey was formerly married to Kimberly Blakley of Spotsylvania.
The family received friends at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Feb. 25, at Potomac Baptist Church, King George, with the Rev. Dennis Newton officiating.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.
John Boniface III
John Boniface III, 46, of King George County passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.
John was a graduate of VMI. For the past 15 years, John was a certified building official for municipalities.
John is survived by his wife, Tamara Lynn Boniface of Nags Head, NC; a daughter, Abbe Boniface of Austin, TX, two sons, John “Beau” Boniface IV and Brooks Boniface, both of Austin; his father, John Boniface Jr. M.D. (Billie), of King George; his mother, Carole H. Boniface of Spotsylvania; and three sisters, Blaire Morris of Fredericksburg, Beth Boniface of Morristown, TN, and Barbara Harvey of Spotsylvania. He was predeceased by sister Rebecca Boniface.
Family and friends are welcome to attend John’s memorial service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Colonial Beach, with the Rev. Ron Okrasinski officiating.
Donations may be made to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Discretionary Fund, Box 420, Colonial Beach, VA, 22443.
Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George, is handling the arrangements.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.
Myrtle Lillian Hynson Balderson
Myrtle Lillian Balderson, 89, of Montross (Flat Iron), widow of Leonard Balderson, passed away on February 27, at Farnham Manor where she had resided since February 2009.
A lifelong resident of Westmoreland County, she worked at Stratford Hall as a tour guide and also demonstrated spinning and weaving. She opened and operated “The Corner Store” at Lerty, a popular stopping spot for a homemade lunch and camping supplies.
Throughout her life, Myrtle was very self-sufficient. She was a prolific gardener with vegetables, fruits and flowers.
For years she found much enjoyment at the Colonial Beach Senior Center. She was fond of various crafts and was an avid reader. Myrtle was a member of Ephesus Christian Church.
She is survived by her devoted daughter Mary Frances Butler of Forestville, MD and the friends and neighbors whose lives she touched.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with funeral services at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home, Montross.
Pastor Wade Wilkins and Rev. Mark Anderson will officiate. Interment will be held at Ephesus Christian Church, Foneswood.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Ephesus Christian Church, P.O. Box 3, Foneswood, VA, 22572 or the Montross Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1174, Montross, VA, 22520.
Online condolences at www.welchfuneralhomeva.com.
Barbara J. Huff
Barbara J. Huff, 74, of King George County, previously of Milton, Florida, passed from this life to eternal Glory on Sunday February 19, 2012.
She resided with her son, Jerome Huff, and daughter-in-law, Judy.
She leaves her other children: Gerard Huff (Denise) of Goochland, VA, Clifford Huff (Jodi) of Clio, MI, and Mary Ann Davis of Kansas.
She is also survived by her mother: Irene R Goodrow, her sisters: Patricia Elliott (Mike), and Sister Rose Edward, CSC, her grandchildren: Mandy, Marissa, and Jason Huff; Emily Hooker (Sean), Sarah, and Alice Huff; Chris Geraci (Sarah), and Daniel (Audrey Geraci); Joe Huff; Larry and Haley Davis.
Barb was predeceased by: daughter, Jackie J (Mike) Geraci, husband, Arthur F Huff, and father, Clifford E Goodrow.
A memorial service will be held March 17, 2012 at 1 PM at the NDW Protestant Chapel at Dahlgren with interment being planned for July 13, 2012 at Flint Memorial Park in Mt. Morris, Michigan.
Jack Leonard London
Jack Leonard “Daddy Jack” London, 86 of Front Royal, Virginia, died Thursday, February 23, 2012, in a local nursing facility.
Mr. London was born in 1925 in Alexandria, VA, the son of the late Elias Alexander and Olga London. He was a contractor in Virginia. Mr. London was a graduate of George Washington High School. He was a World War II Veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Pacific Fleet on the USS Massachusetts.
Surviving are two daughters, Sherri Lynn of Alexandria, Karen K. and husband, Scot of Front Royal; sons, Craig A London of Alexandria, Jack L. London and wife Andrea of Virginia Beach; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and sister, Bernice McDonald of Alexandria.
A graveside service with military honors will be conducted at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301. Cincinnati, Ohio, 45250-0301. ATTN: Gift Processing or Alzheimer’s Association, P.O Box 96011, Washington D.C, 20090-6011.
Please view obituaries and tribute wall at www.ompsfuneralhome.com.