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Don. D. Bryant
Don D. Bryant, 61, of Port Royal died Monday, July 5, 2010, at his home.
He was an Army veteran and former employee of Hamilton Iron Works in Woodbridge.
Mr. Bryant is survived by his wife, Kate Bryant, of the home; six children, Don Bryant Jr. of Spotsylvania County; Vicki Roberson of Spotsylvania; Bridget Bryant of Maryland, N.Y., Johnny Bryant of Spotsylvania, Amanda Musson of Gilbertsville, N.Y., and Chelsea Bryant of the home; and his adopted children, Rhonda Farrell of Adelphia, Md., and Adam Nedzweckas of King George VA. Also left behind is his pet little Yorkie, Paxy.
Also surviving are his brothers and sisters, Betty Melton, James “Bucky” Bryant, Jackie Martin, Haywood Bryant, Sheila McSwain, Harriet Bryant, Velma Leager, Kathy Wright and Marie Douthier; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A service was held Friday, July 9, with Kenneth Brooks officiating. Burial followed in Meadow-Brooke Memorial Gardens in King George.
The family requests that donations be made for the Benefit of Chelsea Renee Bryant, c/o Union First Market Bank, Box 940, Ruther Glen, Va. 22546.
Online guest book is available at nashandslawfh.com.
Amy Lou Haymes
Amy Lou Haymes, 90, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010, in her hometown of Monett, Mo.
Mrs. Haymes was a former resident of Fredericksburg.
She is survived by her daughter, Jan Haiber (Donald) of King George; two grandsons, James Brady Jr. of Spotsylvania and Donnie Haiber Jr. of King George; and two nieces, Vicki Hall of Lakewood, CO., and Jan Barclay of Springfield, MO.
She was preceded in death by her son, John Haymes.
A graveside service was held July 1 at Monett I.O.O.F Cemetery.
James ‘Steve’ Dailey
On Sunday, July 4, 2010, James S. “Steve” Dailey, 66, of Colonial Beach, surrounded by family and friends, quietly slipped the bounds of earth and was graciously received into the arms of his Heavenly Father.
His battle with lung cancer was over. During his life, he served honorably in the U.S. Air Force, achieved the position of area supervisor with Dominion Virginia Power, and later left to fulfill a personal calling to serve his community as a master police officer for the Newport News Police Department, from which he retired in 2004.
He was a founding member and bass drum player for the Newport News Police Pipe and Drum Corps, “The Blue and Crimson Guardians,” and a member of the Colonial Beach United Methodist Church, where he had found his spiritual home and could weekly profess and affirm his faith as a member of the choir.
Steve was born in Indianapolis, IN, and was preceded on his journey by both his father and mother, Gerald and Henrietta Dailey, and three brothers, Joseph, Bobby and Paul Dailey.
He leaves behind his best friend and wife of 27 years, Sandra “Sandy” Dailey; a daughter, Michelle Bradley; three sons, James R. Dailey (Karen), John K. “Kenny” Hott (Jeanne), and Nicholas Dailey; four grandchildren, whom he loved and adored, Zach and Kayla LeMasters, Devin Hott, and Nicole Dailey; two brothers, Phillip Dailey (Minnie Ellen), and Edward Dailey of Rome, Italy; one sister, Sister Margaret Ann Dailey; and his father- and mother-in-law, Algernon “Mickey” and Janice Groves as well as a host of close friends, whom he considered to be a part of the family.
Services were held July 10, at Colonial Beach United Methodist Church, Colonial Beach, with the Rev. Brant Hays officiating. Burial was private.
Nash & Slaw Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made as contributions to the CBUMC Building Fund, Box 189, Colonial Beach, Va 22443.
He stated that while flowers, which may be beautiful, will wither and die, his church will live forever.
Online guest book is available at nashandslawfh.com.
Kermit Eugene Smith
Kermit Eugene Smith, 55, of Tappahannock, formerly of Westmoreland County, departed this life Friday, July 2, 2010, in a Mechanicsville hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Blue Smith; three daughters, Sheena Smith of Virginia Beach, Nikita Smith of Sandy Point and Allyson Garner of Tappahannock; one son, Joshua Garner of Tappahannock; one grandson, Jaden Shelton; his father, William Smith of Mount Holly; eight brothers; and five sisters.
Visitations were held at Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock, and at Zion Baptist Church, Tucker Hill.
A funeral was held Friday, July 9, with the Rev. Paul Jones officiating. Interment was in Zion Baptist Church cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at washingtonfh.com.
Marvin Pierce, 66, of Montross passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Commonwealth Assisted Living in Kilmarnock.
A funeral was held Saturday, July 10, at Galilee Baptist Church. Interment was in the Potomac Baptist Church cemetery in Hague.
Weldon-Fisher Funeral Home in Warsaw handled the arrangements.
Lois Elizabeth Gray
Lois Elizabeth Gray, 84, of Colonial Beach, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Mary Washington Hospital from cancer.
Her hobbies include bingo, baking and decorating cakes, and bowling. She belonged to the Colonial Beach Moose Lodge and was a charter member of the Colonial Beach Eagles.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Gray, and son Michael Gray.
She is survived by her sons Dan Gray of Mineral and Donny Gray (Teresa), of Montross; daughter Linda (Warren), of Colonial Beach; four grandchildren, Pam Sprouse, Brian Sprouse, Samantha Gray and Tiffany Gray; seven great-grandchildren, Mindy Wyman, Sean Kinzer, Elizabeth Phillips, Kamron Sprouse, Kyrstin Sprouse, Hailey Gray and, coming soon, Max Warren ; and four great-great-grandchildren Adyn and Bryson Douglas, Rylee Phillips, and, coming soon, Natalie Phillips.
A celebration of her life was held Monday, July 12, at Money and King Funeral Home, Vienna, followed by the funeral. Interment was in Lewinsville Presbyterian Church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Washington Hospital Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, Va. 22407, or to the Colonial Beach Rescue Squad, 225 Dennison St., Colonial Beach, Va. 22443.
View and sign the family guest book online at moneyandking.com.
Betty Phillips Foster
Betty Phillips Foster, 81, of Colonial Beach died Friday, July 9, 2010.
Betty was preceded in death by husbands Leon C. Phillips and Robert Foster, and sons Richard L. Goetzinger and Charles L. Phillips.
She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. She retired from 7-Eleven in Colonial Beach in 2005 after 35 years of service.
Betty is survived by four sons, Lonnie L. Phillips (Linda), Robert L. Phillips, Kenneth E. Phillips and James R. Phillips; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 13, at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oak Grove, with the Rev. Jack A. Marcom Jr. officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Medi Home Heath and Hospice, 3302 Bourbon St., Fredericksburg, Va. 22408, or to a local SPCA.
Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach, is handling the arrangements. Online guest book is available at nashandslawfh.com.
Richard D. Boxley
Richard Daniel Boxley, affectionately known as “Mickey,” was born Oct. 7, 1949, in Stafford County to Elder and Lois Boxley.
He peacefully departed this life on Saturday, July 10, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He is survived by his daughter, Suprenia Gray(Bryant)of King George; his mother, Lois M. Boxley of Stafford; two grandsons; three brothers; one sister; five aunts; one uncle; a special cousin; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, where a funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 15, with Minister Mary Grant officiating. Interment will follow in Boxley Barnett Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to Mickey’s family at foundandsons.com.
John Irvin Painter
John Irvin Painter, 90, died at the Orchard in Warsaw on Saturday, July 10, 2010.
Mr. Painter was formerly of Port Royal, a retired technician at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, and a World War II veteran, having proudly served in the Pacific Theater, including Iwo Jima.
Mr. Painter was the widower of Katherine Bell Painter and Dorothy Elam Painter, and was also preceded in death by his son, John I. Painter Jr.
Survivors include his daughters, Donna P. McClanahan (Martin) of King George, and Patricia P. Wadley of Cape Coral,FL.; stepsons Michael Elam of Gloucester and Brent Elam of Thornburg; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be private.
Online condolences may be made at welchfuneral homeva.com.
Albert Peter Stello
Albert Peter Stello Jr., 64, of Somerset, Ky., died Wednesday, July 7, 2010.
Survivors include a daugther, Christina “Tina” Holmes of King George, a son, Anthony P. “Tony” Stello of Burke; and another daughter, Jennifer “Jen” Stello of Washington, D.C.
A memorial service was held Saturday, July 10.
Visit Al’s guest book at lakecumberlandfuneral home.com.
Richard Lewis Casey
Richard Lewis Casey, 67, of Washington, D.C., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 8, 2010.
Survivors include his foster father, Deacon Raymond Iler; his sister, Roberta Peyton of King George; and his brother, Lee Roy Casey.
A visitation will be held thurs. July 15, 11 a.m.- Noon at Macedonia Baptist Church, Colonial Beach, followed by a service with the Rev. James White, pastor, officiating. He will be laid to rest in Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
Arrangements are by Weldon-Fisher Funeral Home, Warsaw.