Wed04232014

Last updateTue, 04 Nov 2014 9pm

    2Q14-MetroCast VIP-HBO 500x125

Area Deaths - January 11, 2012

Vincent Lee Martin

Vincent Lee “Vince” Martin, 40, of Ladysmith died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at his home.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Sharon Noszek-Prouty and Woodrow L. Prouty of Ladysmith; his brother, Timothy R. Noszek Jr. of Spotsylvania County; stepbrothers Billy Prouty of Ladysmith, Tommy Prouty of Spotsylvania and Kyle Prouty of King George County; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 7, in the chapel of Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.

Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.

Annie S. Vargo

Mrs. Annie S. Vargo, 87, a lifelong resident of King George County, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at her home.

She was the wife of the late Paul Vargo. Annie had retired from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, after 38 years as an administrative officer. She was a faithful lifetime member of Trinity United Methodist Church of King George where she served God with beautiful music as the organist for more than 60 years.

Annie loved life and it loved her back. Above all, she loved her faith, family and friends and a good laugh. She had a passion for being outside, gardening or cutting her grass, and playing the organ. She made many friends at work and in her community.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Ulysses and Isabella Staples, and two brothers, Roy and Joe.

Annie is survived by her daughter, Karen Ann Vargo-King (Mike), of Warrenton; her son, Wesley Dean Vargo (Vickie), of Castle Rock, CO; two grandchildren, Brandon Vargo and Michelle Vargo; one stepgrandchild, Michael A. King (Sunny); one stepgreat-grandchild, Dawson King; two sisters-in-law, Heleyn Suhoza and Mary Agnes Kapelewski; two nieces; one great-niece; one great-nephew; one great-great-niece; and three great-great-nephews. Also surviving are a special cousin, Catherine DeBernard, and her family and friends, many of whom are extended family members.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, 11089 James Madison Parkway, King George.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 9425 Kings Highway, King George.

Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, in Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, Va. 22407.

Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Mary Elizabeth Golden

Mary Elizabeth Golden, 91, of Port Royal went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at her residence.

She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Yvonne Harper (and Bernard) and Jacquelyn Gaines (and William); four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; a devoted housemate and friend, Elizabeth Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 6, at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, Bowling Green.  A celebration of life was held Saturday, Jan. 7, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Supply.

The Rev. Irving Woolfolk Jr. delivered the eulogy. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to cwedwardsfuneralhome.com.

William Nick Burrell, Jr.

William Nick Burrell, Jr., 81, of King George died on January 10, 2012 at his home following many years battling prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.  

He was a lifelong resident of King George County, born June 6, 1930 to the late Nick and Essie Woodall Burrell.  

Nick  worked 20 years at FMC and retired from Quantico Marine Base in 1990 after 22 years of civil service.  He enjoyed building houses and took great pride in his craftsmanship.  He was a longtime member of Potomac Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Choir Member. He was a past volunteer for King George VFD.  Nick loved gardening and providing family and friends with his harvest.  He was an avid turkey hunter, loving to “call in” a gobbler.

He is survived by his son Rod Burrell (Kay), of King George; daughter Rhonda L. Burrell and husband, Denny Botkin, of Englewood, FL; grandchildren Christin Perry (Rob), of Ashburn, and Nicholas Burrell of Aldie; great-grandchildren Noah and Natalie Perry of Ashburn; brother Russell Burrell of Norfolk, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Cornelia “Nene” Burrell; his parents; his brothers Fred and Frank Burrell of Dahlgren and James Burrell of King George.

Mr. Burrell was blessed for three years with tender care at home by Phyllis Jett, Mary Byrd, Renee Johnson and Cozetta Pryor.  For all their kindness and capabilities the family is deeply grateful.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home,  King George.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Fredericksburg Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Richmond Chapter, 4600 Cox Road, Suite 130, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or Medi Home Health and Hospice, 125 Olde Greenwich Dr., Ste 150, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.

Online guest book can be signed at nashandslawfh.com

 

201404chamberlink

 

201404source

201404getaway

 

201401kgpr

Contact Us

The Journal Press, Inc. P. O. Box 409, 10250 Kings Hwy. King George, VA 22485

EditorialAdvertisingOffice
Ruth Herrink, Publisher
540-469-4144
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Carla Gutridge
540-709-7061
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Leonard Banks, Production
540-469-4196
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Leonard Banks, Sports editor
540-469-4196
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Steve Detwiler
540-709-7288
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Drue Murray
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phyllis Cook
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Charlene Franks
540-709-7075
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cindy Ailey
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Linda Farneth,
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Elizabeth Foreman,
540-709-7076
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Charlene Franks, Accounts
540-709-7075
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Richard Leggitt
540-993-7460
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lori Deem
540-709-7495
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bonnie Gouvisis
540-775-2024
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lori Deem, Community Events
540-709-7495
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Advertising Information
540-775-2024
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jessica Herrink
540-469-4031
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Journal Print Shop

Contact Steve Detwiler

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

540-709-7288 • 540-775-2024

Quikey

Bulletline

Holiday Cards and Cards for all Occasions

Balloon House