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Charles Michael Parry
Charles Michael Parry of Montross died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Vini; three sons; a daughter; four stepdaughters; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Andrew Chapel United Methodist in Montross, with visitation one hour prior to the service. A celebration of life will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Stratford Harbour Clubhouse.
Online guest book at welchfuneralhomeva.com.
Shirley Marie Marders
Shirley Marie Marders, 71, of King George County passed away Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Hospice House in St. Mary’s County, MD, surrounded by her loved ones.
Shirley was a homemaker and a former member of Oakland Baptist Church and Hanover Baptist Church, both of King George.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Milton W. Marders; a daughter, Linda Toler (Jerry), of St. Mary’s County; a son, Allen Marders (Donna), of King George; and two granddaughters, Rachel Marders and Aspen Toler.
A funeral was held Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George. Interment followed in Historyland Memorial Park, King George.
Donations may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, 44724 Montgomery Lane, Callaway, MD 20620.
Online guest book can be signed at nashandslawfh.com.
Robert Donald Doerflein
Robert Donald Doerflein, 64, of King George County passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept 1, 2011.
Bob was born on April 22, 1947, in Alexandria and was the son of Brownie Stamp of Waldorf, MD, and the late Donald Doerflein.
Bob leaves behind his loving wife of 43 years, Mary; his daughter, Katherine Doerflein Petty of Gloucester; and his son, Robert “Robby” Doerflein, who is stationed at Fort Benning, GA. Bob is also survived by his brother, Daniel Doerflein of Virginia Beach and his sister, Nancy Doerflein Frost of Bethany Beach, DE. He leaves behind his five loving grandchildren, Brandon and Lauren Petty of Gloucester, Caitlyn Doerflein of Fort Drum, NY, and Adreanna and Alexandria Doerflein of Brockton, MA.
Bob was a civil service employee for over 35 years and most recently served as a mission safety engineer at NAS Pax River, MD. He was scheduled to retire this December. Bob was also a lifetime member of the Virginia Jaycees, owner of Meg-A-Ton Fireworks Distribution, and served as president of the Wolfe Trap Hunt Club. Bob was an avid hunter and enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.
The family received friends Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Historyland Memorial Park, King George.
Wilbur Henry Washington
Wilbur Henry Washington, 69, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at his home.
Wilbur is survived by a son, Craig Washington (April), of Hartwood; a daughter, Sherrie Washington of King George County; four grandchildren, Julia Washington, David O’Brien Washington, Devin Kelly and Anastasia Washington; his former wife, Shirley Ann Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Rachel Washington.
Wilbur’s family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, The funeral is at noon, with the Rev. Mary Grant officiating. Interment to follow in First Baptist Ambar Church cemetery, King George.
Online condolences may be expressed to Wilbur’s family at foundandsons.com.
Emma Gallahan Bradshaw
Emma Gallahan Bradshaw, 85, of Spotsylvania County went to Heaven on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.
She was born in King George County on July 28, 1926, to the late Charles A. and Annie D. Gallahan.
Emma was a member of Chancellor Baptist Church. She also served for 52 years at Zoan Baptist Church as an active member and teacher for children’s Sunday school.
Emma’s faith, strength and trust in the Lord, her never- ending love and devotion to her family and friends, and her many genuine qualities are reflections of a life well lived.
As a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, she shared her many talents and time and gave unconditional love to us all.
Remember her through the many afghans, crochet and embroidery handwork she gave as gifts. May they bring us much joy. She will be greatly missed.
Emma is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 64 years, Warren Sanford Bradshaw; her daughter Mary B. Acors (Gilbert); her son Kevin Bradshaw (Melody); five granddaughters, Sara Acors, Ashley Bradshaw, Meghan Bradshaw, Ashley Hayden and Brittany Hayden; two great-grandchildren, Brendon Hord and Hannah Hayden; and one sister, Margaret Taylor of King George. She is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Garland, and one brother, Charles T. Gallahan.
A funeral was held Tuesday, Sept. 6 at at Johnson Funeral Home, Locust Grove, with burial at New Hope Baptist Church in Gold Dale cemetery. The Rev. Eric Goforth, the Rev. John Edmonds and the Rev. Peyton Wiltshire officiated.
Memorial gifts in Emma’s name have been established for Chancellor Baptist Church Children’s Ministry, 11324 Gordon Road, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407; or Mary Washington Home Health Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, 22408.
Online guest book and obituary at johnsoncares.com.
Cynthia Heflin Solis
Cynthia Heflin Solis, 55, of Madison, Ala., passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at her residence.
Born in Fredericksburg, Cindy was predeceased by her father, Robert Mason Heflin. She is survived by her husband, Rick Solis, of Madison; her mother, Elizabeth Hall Heflin, a sister and brother-in-law, Susan H. and Robert K. Bailey III, and a niece, Lauren B. Lewis, all of King George County; and her father-in-law, Kick Solis, and a brother- and sister-in-law, Michael and Vickie Solis, all of Macon, GA.
Cindy was a graduate of Stafford Senior High School and the University of Mary Washington.
She was a systems engineer for Raytheon Services Co. for the past 15 years. Previously, she was employed by Teledyne Brown Engineering in Huntsville, AL. Active in the dog community, Cindy was a past president of the Huntsville Kennel Club and a charter member and past president of the Tennessee Valley Weimaraner Club.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Madison Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that donations be made to the International Myeloma Foundation or by giving blood or platelets in Cindy’s memory. Please mail donations in memory of Cynthia H. Solis to International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA, 91607.
Online condolences may be sent to madisonchapelfuneralhome.com.
Moses “Mack” Johnson
Moses “Mack” Johnson, 86, of King George County died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Regional Memorial Medical Center, Richmond.
Arrangements are incomplete at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal.
Ralph Elwood Ambrose
Ralph Elwood Ambrose, 62, of Colonial Beach went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at his home.
Ralph was a self-employed mechanic all of his life.
He is survived by two daughters, Georgie Shannon of Colonial Beach and Patricia Nash (Roy),of Montross; grandson Christopher Shannon, his little man and the love of his life; and a sister, Cathy Jean Cooper of Fredericksburg. He was preceded in death by a son, David E. Ambrose.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Montross Chapel of the Welch Funeral Home.
A special thanks to Medi Home Hospice team, Kelly, Randy and Elizabeth.
Online condolences may be made at welchfuneralhomeva.com.
Judith D. Gore
Judith D. “MaMaw” Gore, 67, of King George County, formerly of Lake, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011.
Born Oct. 7, 1943, in Logan, W.Va., Mrs. Gore worked for the Logan County Board of Education.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Curtis Gore of King George; her son, Chris Gore (Sharon) of King George, two daughters, Amy Davis and Laura Mowery (Joe), all of King George; her grandchildren, Heather Gough, Becky Gough, Tyler Gore, Levi Davis, Jeremy McCloud and Josh Mowery, all of King George; and a host of special, kind, loving and treasured friends.
A funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George, with the Rev. Michael Finn-McKenzie officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 until the start of the service. Burial will be private.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.
As Judith would say, “I LOVE YOU TODAY.”