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Area Deaths - February 16, 2011

Jack Miller Corbin

Jack Miller Corbin, 96, of Colonial Beach went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.
Mr. Corbin was a member of Currioman Baptist Church. He was a retired foreman for a paper company, and a World War II veteran.
He was predeceased by his wife, Elisabeth Christian Corbin. He is survived by his grandson, Gary Kline (Jennifer), of Bowling Green, and many friends.
A graveside service was held Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Currioman Baptist Church cemetery in Chilton, with the Rev. Curtis Hawks officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Currioman Baptist Church Cemetery Endowment Fund, Box 841, Montross, VA, 22520.
Online condolences may be made at welchfuneralhomeva.com.

Ernest H. Smith

Ernest H. Smith, 74, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Heritage Hall Health Care in King George.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Spotsylvania American Legion Post 320, 8456 Brock Road, Spotsylvania, VA, 22553.
Cards may be given to Elsie Parker at the service, or sent to her at 8208 Brock Road, Spotsylvania, VA, 22553.

Ronald Glenn Segars

Ronald Glenn Segars, 48, of King George County lost his battle with cancer Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011.
Originally a Georgia boy, Glenn graduated from Harding University in 1987 and moved to King George in 1988, where he started, developed and served as president of King George Cablevision. His efforts were instrumental in providing cable service to other areas, including Dahlgren, Fort A.P. Hill and Powhatan County.
In 1996, Glenn moved back to Georgia to continue with his “father figure mentor,” Billy Ray Jones, and returned to King George in 2008 where he remained until his death.
He is survived by his children, James Tyler Segars (23) of Nashville, TN, and Taylor Marie Segars (17), Marshall Ray Segars (16) and Morgan Elaine Segars (11), all of King George; and two grandchildren, Cali Lin Segars and Brayden Allen Segars.
Glenn was blessed with a beautiful family as well as a beautiful extended family. Those family survivors include Faye Segars, Marvin Segars, Tammy Segars, John Segars, Dwayne K. Segars and Gladys Smith. Extended family survivors are Billy Ray Jones, Mary Lou Jones, Laytona Jones, Buckshot Jones and several nieces and nephews.
To those close to Glenn, he will always be remembered for his charm, magnetic personality, sense of humor and love of family.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 12, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in King George.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh .com.

Margaret O. Nash

Margaret O. Nash, 89, of Montross went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.
Mrs. Nash, widow of Charles Elwood Nash, was a member of Grant United Methodist Church, and a retired treasurer of Westmoreland County.
She began work in the Treasurer’s Office in 1942 for Tommy Jackson, and continued until James P. Jenkins retired in 1974. She was appointed treasurer at that time and then elected to the office. She retired in 1987, after a 45-year career.
She is survived by cousins Wayne Jones and Shirley Jones of Montross; Margie Ridgeway of Harrisonburg, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her devoted pet, Laddie.
A funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 12, at Grant United Methodist Church in Lerty, with interment in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Montross Rescue Squad, Box 1174, Montross, VA, 22520.
Online condolences are at welchfuneralhomeva.com.

Robert H. Perry

Robert H. “Tossie” Perry, 69, of Fredericksburg left this earthly life and walked into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, after a courageous battle with heart disease and cancer.
Mr. Perry was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He had retired from the home-building industry in 2008.
Mr. Perry loved baseball and played for over 30 years. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a dedicated Washington Redskins and Duke basketball fan.
Survivors include his wife, Emily A. Perry; daughters Lisa Perry and her companion, John Sutherland, and Jenna Nicole Perry, all of Stafford County; step-daughters Sherry Pfenninger (Jerry), of King George, Emily Jean Skebeck (Lenny),  of Spotsylvania County, and Pamela Williams (Michael), of Winchester; brothers Jack Perry of Fredericksburg and James Perry of Stafford; sisters Elizabeth Shackelford of Fredericksburg and Mary Dent of Stafford; stepgrandchildren Joseph Skebeck, Jacob Skebeck and his “little sunshine,” Makayla Williams; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. He also leaves his beloved dog, Cody.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Nellie Perry; his first wife, Dorothy Ann Perry; his son, Robert Wayne Perry; and seven siblings.
A funeral was held Monday, Feb. 14, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel, with the Rev. Todd Pyle officiating.
Entombment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Medical Center, Box 4138, Fullerton, CA, 92834, or to a favorite charity.
An online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Alberta S. Rose

Alberta S. “Berta” Rose, 95, of Colonial Beach passed away Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at her home, to meet the Lord and her deceased family.
Born in Stafford County to William Thomas and Alberta Shelton, Berta was a member of Colonial Beach Baptist Church. Her joys in life were her seven children and her love of home and homemaking.
She is survived by her two sons, Robert H. Rose (Beatriss), of Troy, and Ellis T. Rose (Pat), Colonial Beach; two daughters, Barbara A. Hornbeak (Carl), of Clinton, MD, and Joyce D. Nave and her friend Calvin Norris of King George; two sisters, Clarice Jones and Elanor Sullivan, both of Stafford; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grand children.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Hunter Rose; two sons, Henry T. Rose and Jerry L. Rose; and a daughter, Betty Jean Rose.
The family received friends Monday, Feb. 14, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach.
A funeral was held Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Colonial Beach Baptist Church, with the Rev. Johnny Almond officiating. Interment followed in Historyland Memorial Park, King George.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Samuel Phillip Bushrod

Samuel Phillip Bushrod, 81, of Colonial Beach died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Colonial Beach.
Arrangements are by Lee Funeral Home, King George.

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