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Area Deaths - May 4, 2011

Mary Carr

Mary Carr, 92, of King George County died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Heritage Hall in King George.
She had retired from housekeeping at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church in King George.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Ann Morgan of King George; four sisters, Helen Fatula and Stella Marx, both of Pottsville, Pa., Anna Fatula of Mahanoy, PA, and Olga Stefero of Yorba Linda, CA; and three grandchildren, Jennifer Ruth Morgan, George Edward Morgan and Andrew William Morgan.
She was predeceased by four brothers, John Fatula, Joseph Fatula, Michael Fatula and Peter Fatula.
A funeral was held Saturday, April 30, at Oakland Baptist Church in King George, with the Rev. Guy Mattox Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Oakland Baptist Church Building Fund, 5520 James Madison Parkway, King George, Va. 22485.
Online guest book is at nashandslawfh.com.

Chief Master Sgt. Frederick James McKenna IV

Chief Master Sgt. Frederick James McKenna IV, 46, left this earthly life unexpectedly Thursday, April 21, 2011.
Born in Pittsburgh, KS, “Jimmy” was raised in Fredericksburg. He graduated from Stafford Senior High School, where his passion was athletics. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force as an aircrew life support technician and was assigned to Okinawa, Japan. During his first enlistment he completed his bachelor’s degree at Southern Illinois University. Jimmy served the Air Force and Air Force Reserves in multiple capacities, ultimately as a life support superintendent. Jimmy was highly decorated and received numerous accolades and awards. He participated in NATO operations in Europe and served in several conflicts including Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, Southern Watch and Northern Watch.
Jimmy touched many lives in positive ways and was generous beyond compare. He was a loyal patriot and a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend.
Survivors include his mother, Sharon McKenna of Fredericksburg; wife, Kristin Blackwelder McKenna; sons, Jimmy McKenna of Fredericksburg and Evan McKenna of Marietta, GA; daughters, Chloe and Laney McKenna; sisters, Suzanne Shahan (Scott) of King George, and Kim Morgan (Bill) of Scottsboro, AL; brother, Sean McKenna of Fredericksburg; nephew, Bill Morgan of Marietta; and numerous other beloved nieces, nephews and dear friends.
The family received friends at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel, on Sunday, May 1. A funeral Mass was celebrated Monday, May 2, at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, followed by burial in Quantico National Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com.

Marjorie O. Erickson

Marjorie O. Erickson, 92, of Colonial Beach went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Marjorie graduated from Simmons College in Boston in 1940 and retired from Allstate Insurance Co. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and the Potomac Art Guild.
Marjorie is survived by her husband, Albert Erickson Jr. of the home; a daughter, Patricia Erickson of Lovettsville; a son, Richard Erickson and his wife, Susan, of Belle Vernon, Pa.; and three grandchildren.
A funeral was held Monday, May 2, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Randall Snipes officiating. Interment followed in Historyland Memorial Park, King George County.
Donations may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 8096 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove, Va. 22443.
Online guest book can be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Alice G. Johnson

Alice G. Johnson, 93, of Dahlgren died Friday, April 29, 2011, at her residence.  She was born on Nov. 2, 1917 and resided in King George, VA.
Survivors include two sons, William of Burke and James Earl Morton of Mount Holly, NJ.; one daughter, Margaret Johnson of Warfield; and 12 grandchildren.
Viewing will be on noon, Thursday, May 5, with the family receiving friends from 7-8 p.m. at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal, VA.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 11 a.m., at Little Ark Baptist Church,15681 Owens Dr. Owens, VA, with the Rev. Leonard G. Bland officiating Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
 Arrangements are being handled by Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal.
Online guest book is at brooksfuneralhome.com.

Junior Ray Hardesty

Junior Ray Hardesty, 69, of Colonial Beach passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, at his home.
Junior was a roofer.
He is survived by a daughter; two brothers; a sister; his companion and caregiver for 15 years, Margaret Hiner of the home; and five grandchildren.
Junior’s service will be private.
Online guest book can be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

William Ashton Loving

On Friday, April 29, 2011, William Ashton Loving, 67, of Spotsylvania County took his final steps to his heavenly home.
He was born Sept. 19, 1943, in King George County and graduated from Stafford County High School in 1962.
Mr. Loving retired from Fairfax County, Stafford County and the Virginia Army National Guard after 21 years of service. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was an active member of the Accakeek Sportsman Club in Stafford. He was always a farmer at heart.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Pat; his son, Billy Loving; his daughters, Tracey Chewning (Chris), and Deanna Snellings (Ernie),  grandchildren Carey Snellings, Carson Chewning, Ashton Loving and Tyler Loving; sisters Joyce McWhirt, Barbara Sullivan and Katherine Buchanan; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William “Buck” and Katherine Loving.
The family received friends, May 3, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A service will be held at noon Wednesday, May 4, at the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Bob Ellinger officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors.
Pallbearers will be Charley Swidrak, Pat Cleary, Jason Swidrak, Jeff Swidrak, David Matthews and Josh Wine. Members of the Accakeek Sportsman Club will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.

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