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Area Deaths - June 8, 2011

Irwin Reber Sutton

Irwin Reber Sutton, 87, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at Magnolia Gardens of Warrenton.
Mr. Sutton was born Aug. 20, 1923, in St. Clairsville, OH, the son of the late Ralph Sutton and Elizabeth Reber Sutton Dunlap. He was a World War II Air Force veteran and a member of the VFW. He was a 50-year member of Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge 4 A.F.&A.M. and a member of Rosemary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Francis Juanita Sutton of Roanoke Rapids; son Ralph Sutton (Bonnie), of King George; daughter Barbara Franklin of Raleigh, NC; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one stepson, Carroll Wayne Purks (Betty) of Rappahannock Academy; two stepdaughters, Cynthia P. Nichols (Gregory) of Roanoke Rapids and Sherry Purks of Las Cruces, NM; seven stepgrandchildren; and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.
The family received friends Thursday, June 2, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, where a Masonic service was held. The funeral was held Friday, June 3, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis Newton officiating. Entombment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolent Fund of Rosemary Baptist Church, 936 Jackson St., Roanoke Rapids, NC, 27870; or Potomac Baptist Church, 8103 Comorn Road, King George, VA, 22485-7128.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Audrey B. Redmond

Audrey B. Redmond, 45, of Spotsylvania County, formerly of Oak Grove, died Friday, May 27, 2011, at her residence.
She was employed as a program analyst for the Federal government for 21 years before retiring in 2008.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Redmond of Spotsylvania; one daughter, Brittany Redmond of Spotsylvania; her father, Milton Byrd of Oak Grove; and her sister, Lisa Byrd of Forestville, MD.
A funeral was held Friday, June 3, at Little Zion Baptist Church in Oak Grove, with the Rev. Earl Howerton officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Cedell Brooks Funeral Home of Port Royal, VA handled the arrangements.
Online guest book is at brooksfuneralhome.com.

Russell T. Endicott

Russell T. “Monk” Endicott, 71, of King George passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Russell was born in Grundy. He was an ironworker in the tri-state area. He loved golf as much as running wild and free.
Russell is survived by his children Pamela Ivey of King George, Lisa Ivey (Paul), of King George, Katherine Pipes (Fred), of Stephens City, Beverly Endicott of Thornburg, Joy Holcomb (Robert), of King George, Jeffery Endicott (Carlotta), of Paw Paw, WV, and Russell Endicott (Cynthia), of Middletown, MD; four brothers, Junior Endicott (Alma),  of Abingdon, Doug Endicott (Barbara),  of King George, Harold Endicott of King George, and Rondale Endicott (Donna), of Nokesville; a sister, Helen Shortridge (Fred),  of Tazewell; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Russell was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Souleyrette Endicott; a son, Eddie Endicott; and a sister, Lois Ann Coffee.
A memorial service was held  Saturday, June 4, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George. Burial will be private.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Edna N. Wilkerson

Edna N. Wilkerson, 77, of Spotsylvania County went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 30, 2011.
Edna had retired from Marine Corps Base Quantico and was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Wilkerson; her father and mother, Jennings B. and Ethel N. West; a daughter, Patricia Diane Donovan; and great-grandchildren Brandon Luttrell, Logan Strother and Lance Strother.
Edna is survived by three daughters, Joan Eagle (Bobby),  of Spotsylvania, Ethel Johnson (Ray),  of King George and Teresa Payne (Kenny-Ray), of Spotsylvania; nine grandchildren, Wendy Luttrell, Melissa Hoskins, Michael Johnson, Larry Strother Jr., David Johnson, Richard Donovan Jr., Deanna Norton, Dakota McCauley and Montana Stuczynski; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Edna loved to work in her flower gardens, watching the hummingbirds, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed.
A funeral was held Friday, June 3, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, with the Rev. R. Kenneth Brooks officiating. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Shirley A. Middleton

Shirley A. Middleton of Colonial Beach went to sleep Sunday, May 29, 2011, surrounded by family, and now waits for the Second Coming of Christ.
Survivors include her loving husband, William S. Middleton Jr.; their son, Billy Middleton III; their daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jo and Michael Martineau; and beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A service was held at Carter Memorial Church, in Warsaw on Sunday, June 5.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Stephen Lee Gayle

Stephen Lee Gayle, 55, of Stafford County passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at his home, Killdeer Hill.
Steve was truly a gentle-spirited man, whose love of his fiancee and family heritage defined him. Preserving the integrity of his farm through a conservation easement was more important to him than monetary gain. His generous, caring spirit led him to a career as an EMT and as a lifetime volunteer member of the White Oak Volunteer Rescue Squad. He loved all animals and opened his home to every stray that was brought home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Frances Gayle; and a stepdaughter, Carla Rowley.
Survivors include his loving fiancee, Tina Bennett of the home and her son, William Joseph Bennett; his brother, John Robert Gayle (Rhmalda), of The Glebe, Stafford; one niece, Tara Gayle; two nephews, John Gayle Jr. and Derek Gayle; two special cousins, Elizabeth Pruett and Janet Gayle Harris; and numerous other cousins.
The family received friends Saturday, June 4, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
A graveside service was held  Sunday, June 5, in the family cemetery at The Glebe, 1374 White Oak Road, Stafford County.
Memorial donations in his name may be made to White Oak Volunteer Rescue Squad, 535 White Oak Road, Fredericksburg, VA, 22405; or to the Fredericksburg Christian Health Center, 1129 Heatherstone Drive, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407.
Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Rev. Dr. John H. McKay

The Rev. Dr. John H. McKay, 82, of Bowling Green died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Born Feb. 10, 1929, in Chesterfield County, Dr. McKay was a member of Zoar Baptist Church in Locust Grove. He retired in 2002 from Zoar Baptist Church, where he served as pastor for more than 14 years. He retired from the Department of the Navy in 1994, after nine years with the civil service as a secretary.
In his ministry of more than 50 years, he served churches in the counties of Caroline, Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Rappahannock, Hanover, Louisa, Henrico, Goochland and Orange.
A 1946 graduate of Thomas Dale High School in Chester, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Richmond in 1959; a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC in 1964; a certificate of clinical pastoral education from the School of Pastoral Care at Bowman Gray School of Medicine and Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC, in 1967; and a doctorate from Fredericksburg Bible Institute and Seminary in 1983.
Dr. McKay was active in the ministry of gospel music during his career and after his retirement from the pastorate. He recorded his first album of gospel songs in 1994.
Survivors include his children, John H. McKay Jr. (Gretchen), of Abbottstown, PA, the Rev. Barbara M. Jacobs (Alan), of Spotsylvania, Sherry Pfenninger (Jerry),  of King George, Emily “Jeannie” Skebeck (Lenny), of Spotsylvania, and Pamela Williams (Michael),  of Winchester.
He is also survived by six grandchildren, Robin Jacobs, Joseph Skebeck, Jacob Skebeck, Makayla Williams, Kristen Carter and Danielle Carter; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Dr. McKay was preceded in death by his parents, Warren Lee McKay and Annie Springhill McKay; three sisters, Helen Allen, Mabel Coleman and Grace Nunnally; and three brothers, the Rev. Clyde McKay, the Rev. Richard McKay and the Rev. J. Lewis McKay.
The family received friends Friday, June 3, at Sylvania Heights Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, followed by the funeral service, with the Rev. Kenny Brooks officiating. Interment will be in Zoar Baptist Church Cemetery, in Locust Grove.

Lawrence J. Brown

Lawrence J. Brown of King George County passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011.
His remains will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, June 14, at 2 p.m.
If you would like to be there, your presence would be most welcome and appreciated by the family.

Veronica Marie Wentzel

Veronica Marie Wentzel, 41, of King George County passed away Wednesday, June, 1, 2011, in Westmoreland County.
Veronica was a homemaker and attended King George Church of God.
She is survived by her husband, Duane Wentzel of King George; daughter India Thompson of King George; son Julius Johnson of Oregon; stepdaughter Lauren Wentzel of King George; sister Bonnie Pounders of Missouri; and parents Carmen Stradel and Jerry Westberry.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at King George Church of God, with the Rev. Lance Bacon officiating.
Online guest book can be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

James E. Coates

James E. Coates, 79, of King George County passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Mary Washington Hospital.
James was a retired ordnance man at NSWC Dahlgren, a U.S. Army veteran, a former member of Hanover Baptist Church in King George, a current member of Memorial Baptist Church in Port Royal, a lifelong member of the King George Volunteer Fire Department and was a former chairman of the King George Fall Festival.
James is survived by his wife, Lori J. Coates of King George; four children, Wanda Hernandez of Kingman, Ariz., Walter S. Coates and his significant other, Sarah Call, of King George, James E. Coates II (Tena),  of King George and Grace C. Lee (Tom), and her husband, Tom, of Coles Point; and seven grandchildren. James was preceded in death by his first wife, Amelia P. Coates.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George. A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, King George, with the Rev. Sherman Davis and the Rev. Mike Raphael officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oak Grove.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to King George Fire and Rescue, Box 466, King George, Va. 22485.
Online guest book can be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Jeffery Alan Green

Jeffery Alan Green of Brookneal passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, after a long battle with cancer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ezra and Jessie Green. He is survived by his wife, Linda Green of Brookneal; three children, Jeffery A. Fain of King George County, Nicole Gregory of Stafford County and Jeffery D. Green of Richmond; three stepchildren, Kristen and Victoria Jenkins of Brookneal and Andrew Mann of King George; two brothers, Michael Green (Rennie), of Appomattox and Steve Green (Ann), of King George; one sister, Lori Roberson (Lori),  of King George; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church in King George at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family may be sent to Wachovia Bank to an account for Linda Green.

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