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Joseph Francis Ott
Joseph Francis Ott, 48, of King George County passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Mary Washington Hospital.
A native of Altoona, Pa., he was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and was employed by the U.S. government as a carpenter at Quantico. He also was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church in King George and was a Seabee in the U.S. Navy, retiring with 27 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda Ott of King George; his parents, Robert Donald Ott and Sheila Ellen Ott of Duncansville, PA; brother Donald Ott of Duncansville; sister Melinda Ott of Altoona; and many aunts and uncles.
A funeral was held Monday, March 29, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George, with the Rev. Denny Greenwalt officiating. Burial was in the Shiloh Baptist Church cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Solid Rock Baptist Church, Box 628, King George, Va. 22485.
Online guest book is available at nashandslawfh.com.
William E. Milton, Jr.
Retired USMC Capt. William F. Milton Jr. of Fort Washington, Md., died Monday, March 22, 2010.
Capt. Milton was the beloved husband of Carolyn Milton; father of William F. III of Bowie, Md., Walter of Arlington, David T. of Warrenton and daughter Pamela Little of Fort Washington; stepfather of Jocelyn Ward and Andre Roach; brother of Joan and Kenneth Milton, both of Florida; grandfather of 13 and great-grandfather of one; son-in-law of Clarence and Ida Jackson of Dahlgren; and special friend of Curtis Gregg of South Carolina.
Visitation and services were held Saturday, March 27, at Little Ark Baptist Church, 15681 Owens Drive, King George, Va. 22485. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Jeffrey Allen Malecha
Jeffrey Allen Malecha, 46, of Fredericksburg died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at VCU Medical Center.
Jeff was an active member of Ferry Farm Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was on the building and grounds committee. He was employed with the Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, and was co-owner of The Espresso Station in Colonial Beach.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Malecha; two daughters, Megan Malecha and Alexandra Malecha; his parents, James and Phyllis Malecha; two brothers, James Malecha II and wife Corinne and Scott Malecha; and two sisters, Sue Nasby and husband Michael and Shelly Friesen and husband Gerald. He was preceded in death by his brother Steve Malecha.
A service was held Monday, March 29 at Ferry Farm Baptist Church with the Rev. James Vaught officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Ferry Farm Baptist Church Building Fund, 1 Westmoreland Drive, Fredericksburg, Va. 22405.
Online guest book is available at covenantfuneral service.com.
Lamar A. Anderson
Lamar A. Anderson, 21, of Richmond, slipped away quietly Monday, March 22, 2010, when God dispatched an angel for him. He was born May 28, 1988, to John and Cathy Anderson in San Bernardino, Calif.
Lamar returned with his family to Virginia when John’s military career brought them back in 1989. Lamar later attended a number of schools in the Hampton area.
Lamar was a joy to all who knew him, and he touched many lives. Lamar definitely was a Mama’s boy and proud of it. He was the light of his parents’ lives.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents, John and Cathy of Richmond; two brothers, Derrick Anderson and Corey Smith of Richmond; grandfather Durvell Smith of King George County; one nephew, Cordae Smith of Richmond; six uncles; nine aunts; devoted great-aunt Virginia King; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A home going service was held Saturday, March 27, at Salem Baptist Church, King George, with the Rev. Leonard G. Bland officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be made at fedabneyfuneral home.com.
Elizabeth Hutt Williams
Elizabeth Hutt “Bette” Williams, 77, of Montross passed away Thursday, March 25, 2010, at her home with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Joseph Warren Hutt and Susan Shearwood Hutt.
Bette was a Realtor, a member of Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, the Westmoreland Concerned Citizen Association and the Realtor Association.
Survivors include her son, William Hutt Williams and wife Teresa Garner Williams of Warsaw; her daughter, Constance Caldwell Williams of Mechanicsville; a brother, Joseph Warren Hutt Jr. and wife Patricia of Franklin; and two grandchildren, Jordan Elizabeth Williams and Forrest Hutt Williams.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Hilda Bronner, Box 65, Haynesville, Va. 22472, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. Online condolences may be made to welchfuneralhomeva.com.
Esther Blanch Trigger
Esther Blanch Trigger, 81, of Ft. Wort, TX passed away Monday, January 11, 2010.
A Memorial Service is to be held Saturday, April 3, 2010, 2:00 p.m. at Round Hill Baptist Church, 16519 Round Hill Road, King George, VA.
Richard Lyman Stadler
Richard Lyman Stadler, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 1, 2010. Dick was born in Michigan on July 24, 1933 to Ellaween Margaret (Barlow)Stadler and Richard Paul Stadler, both deceased. Dick was a retired GM employee having worked for Buick for 31 years. In his lifetime he also worked as a Clio City Police officer, as a security guard, and owned a gas station.
Dick leaves behind his wife, Sally, of Naples, Florida, daughter, Debbie Turner, of Clio, Michigan, daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Jerome Hugg of King George, VA and son and daughter-in-law, Don and Arlie Stadler of New Paris, IN. He also leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Mandy, Marissa, and Jason Hugg, and Blair (and wife Viki) and Katy Turner, as well as 2 great-grandchildren, Dakota and Nevada Turner. Dick will be interred in Mt. Morris, Michigan in July.
Ann T. Cocke
Ann Torralbas Cocke, 49, of King George County, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 27, 2010. She was born in Holguin, Cuba on Sept. 22, 1960 and moved to Waldwick, NJ. Ann was the daughter of Ruben Ramiro Torralbas and Dolores del Carmen Oviedo.
She received an undergraduate and bachelor degree from Mary Washington College (1983) as well as a Masters in Education/Administration from VCU (1987). She first started work as a teacher in King George County from 1983 until 1987. From 1987-1991 she was the Administrative Assistant at Potomac Elementary. From 1991-2000 she was the Assistant Principal at KG Elementary School and then served as Principal of KGES from 2000-2004. She then served as Principal of Sealston Elementary until her more recent promotion in 2006 to Supervisor of Curriculum for King George grades K-12.
She dedicated her life to improving the lives of children and families within King George County.
She was genuinely a great person who touched the lives of many people with her smile, generosity and warm heart.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas F. Cocke, IV, her two sons, Thomas F. Cocke, V and Steven A. Cocke, and one sister, Annette Torralbas of Vienna, VA.
A gathering of friends and community members will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 2, at the new King George High School, 10100 Foxes Way, King George.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ann Cocke Memorial Scholarship Fund, 10100 Foxes Way, King George, VA 22485. Online guestbook is available at www.nashandslawfh.com
Gerald R. Gereau
Gerald “Jerry” R. Gereau, 73, of Colonial Beach, VA, died Sunday, March 28, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Condon Gereau. He is survived by his fiancee Marie Macomber. Jerry served in the U.S. Marine Corps and worked as a chief investigator for the Rules and Administration of the U.S. Senate under Sen. John Warner. He also worked under Sen. Jackson on the Indian Affairs Committee and served on the Board of Directors of the Senate Federal Credit Union as well as President of the U.S. Senate Staff Club.
Jerry was very active in his community and in political organizations. He was also active with educational issues and is described by those who knew and admired him as hard working and giving.
There will be a graveside service at Meadow-Brooke Memorial Gardens, King George (formerly Historyland) on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Colonial Beach, VA. Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Mary’s Church or the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 32. Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach is handling the arrangements.