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Richard Earl Bumbrey
Richard Earl Bumbrey, 84, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at Woodmont Rehabilitation Center. He was born Dec. 22, 1924, to the Rev. Richard Harrison and Cora Winston Bumbrey of King George County.
Earl was raised and educated in the Spotsylvania County schools. He was baptized at an early age at Second New Hope Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, where he was a deacon and a member of the choir. He later joined Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), where he was a Deacon, member of the men’s chorus and Boyd’s Volunteer Chorus. He retired after 30 years of service with Sylvania Plant (FMC).
He was preceded in death by four sisters, Vernice Tyler, Serena Brown, Lena Burnette and Viola Shelton; and one brother, Veola Bumbrey.
Earl leaves to cherish his memory his devoted and loving wife of 65 years, Rosabelle Lola Bumbrey; two sons, Richard Bernard and wife Karen of Fredericksburg, and the Rev. Robert Earl and wife Terri of Stafford County; one daughter, Theresa Elizabeth Allen and husband Daniel of Spotsylvania; two devoted in-laws, Elizabeth Banks and husband Bobby, and James Preston Walker and wife Vivian; three sisters, Eliza Williams, Gertrude Wilkerson and Eunice Lewis; five sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several foster children; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral was held Sept. 18, at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), Fredericksburg. Interment will be in Quantico National Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at albennettandsonfuneralhome.com.
Leslie Jordan of Colorado Springs Colo., formerly of King George County, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, in Pen Rose Hospital in Colorado Springs.
A veteran of World War II, he had retired after 32 years of service at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren.
Survivors include his children, Cindy Ryan, Jeff Jordan and Lisa Rameret; a sister, Marguriet Morgan; four grandchildren; eight nieces; and a dear friend, Bradley Anderson.
A graveside funeral service was held Friday Sept. 18, in Historyland Memorial Park, King George. Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, is handling the arrangements.
Barnett Harrison, 89, of Hustle departed this life Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Alberta Harrison; and three sons, Christopher A. Harrison of Richmond, Catlett N. Harrison of Arlington, and Craig L. Harrison of Richmond.
A viewing was held Sept. 18, at Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock Blvd., Tappahannock, and one hour before the funeral on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hustle, with the Rev. Charles Johnson, pastor, officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Service of comfort is entrusted to Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock.
Charlotte G. May
Charlotte G. May, 87, of Fredericksburg died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, at her daughter Norma’s home.
Mrs. May was a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She had retired from Safeway Stores. An avid gardener, cook and shopper, she also loved to sew.
Survivors include her son, David C. May of Fredericksburg; two daughters, Norma M. Groves and Marie M. Sullivan, both of Fredericksburg; two brothers, Llewellen Graves of Orville, Calif., and Charles Graves of King George County; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband Norman C. May.
A funeral was held Friday, Sept. 18, at Covenant Funeral Service Chapel, Fredericksburg, with the Rev. Robert W. Sizemore officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.
William Iva Tuppings
William Iva Tuppings, 78, of Center Cross departed this life Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, in a Richmond hospital.
He is survived by one daughter, Beverly Reed and husband William of Montross; one son, Sylvester Tuppings and wife Angie of Center Cross; one sister, Mabel Taylor and husband James of Stevesville; and one brother, Raleigh Tuppings of Center Cross.
A viewing was held Sept. 18, at Union Hope Baptist Church, Center Cross, and one hour before the service held Saturday, Sept. 19, at the church, with the Rev. Alvin Hargrove, pastor, officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Service of comfort is entrusted to Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at washingtonfh.com.
Isaac Blair Tate
Isaac Blair Tate, 26, of Colonial Beach died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital.
He is survived by his mother, Linda G. Tate of Colonial Beach; one sister, Marilyn D. Tate of Fredericksburg; and his maternal grandparents, Nellie Isabel Tate and William E. Tate Jr., both of Colonial Beach.
A funeral was held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Deborah Straughter officiating, with burial in Historyland Memorial Park.
Service of comfort is entrusted to Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal. Online guest book is available at brooksfuneralhome.com.
Frank Kerr, 83, of Heritage Hall, King George, formerly of Richmond, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. The body was cremated, and no service is planned. Arrangements were handled by Cedell Brooks Funeral Home, Port Royal.
Dr. Gerhard Kosmahly
Dr. Gerhard Kosmahly, 89, of Mineral died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation, where he was recuperating from major surgery.
A native of Germany, he immigrated to the United States with his late wife, Marga Kosmahly, and young daughter, Helga. Upon completing his medical training requirements, he started a general medical practice in 1960 in Mineral, where he practiced for over 30 years before retiring in 1992.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Gudrun Kosmahly; his daughter Helga K. Gallahan and her husband, William B. Gallahan, of Colonial Beach; his daughter Karen K. Wiles and her husband, Edwin O. Wiles, of Mechanicsville; three grandsons, Derek Gallahan of New York City, N.Y., Colin Gallahan of Winston-Salem, N.C., and T.J. Wiles of Baton Rouge, La.; and four great-grandchildren, Nell and Samantha Gallahan of New York City, and Will and Thomas Gallahan of Winston-Salem. Other survivors include his stepsons, Hans-Peter Loew of Germany, along with his daughter, Anna Loew Stevenson of Missouri, and Alexander Loew of Germany.
Burial will be private, and the family would like any expressions of sympathy to be made to the Mineral Volunteer Fire Department, 201 E. First St., Mineral, Va. 23117, or the Mineral Volunteer Rescue Squad, 203 E. First St., Mineral Va. 23117.
Florence Chenault Truslow
Florence Chenault Truslow, 92, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at her residence in Gwynnfield.
She was born May 25, 1917, in Caroline County. She was the widow of Henry Lee Truslow, and the daughter of the late Headly Vicus and Maggie Lumpkin Chenault. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Nellie Taylor and Ruby Farmer, and her brothers, Rudolph, Willie, Herndon, Edgar Lee and Arthur Chenault.
Florence is survived by her daughter, Judy Allen of Gwynnfield, and her son, Kenneth Lee Truslow and his wife, Faye, of King George County. “Grandma” and “Nana,” as she was lovingly called, is also survived by her grandchildren, Karen Leigh Truslow, Jeffrey Todd Truslow and his wife, Shari, Jennifer Allen Wilson and her husband, Chris, and Laura Leah Allen; and her great-grandchildren, Brad- ley, Tyler, Juliet, Kaylee and Eli Truslow, Justin Probst and Abbie Wilson. She is also survived by one sister, Dorothy Allen of Champlain; many nieces and nephews; and a loving caregiver, Nancy Pollard.
Florence and Henry owned and operated Truslow’s Store in Champlain for 32 years. She was a lifelong member of Upper Essex Baptist Church, Country Friends, the XYZ Club and NARFE.
A funeral was held Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Marks-Bristow Funeral Home, Tappahannock. Interment will follow in Upper Essex Baptist Church cemetery.
While flowers are welcomed, memorial contributions may be made to the Cemetery Fund of Upper Essex Baptist, Box 225, Caret, Va. 22436.
Jerry V. Rollins
Jerry V. Rollins, 49, of Fredericksburg passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond.
Mr. Rollins was preceded in death by his father, Henry Lee Rollins; two sisters-Carrie Taylor and Tonya Rollins; and two brothers, Stuart Taylor and Lionel Taylor.
Mr. Rollins was born May 6, 1960, and served in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include a son, Antonio Johnson of King George County; his mother, Clementine Taylor of Darlington, S.C.; three sisters and their spouses, Roseland V. Grant (Harold) of King George, Saundra Walker (James) of Fredericksburg, and Amy Montes of Triangle; four brothers, William R. Taylor of Petersburg, Glenn Taylor (Marcia) of Fredericksburg, Henry Rollins (Connie) of Culpeper and Darryl Rollins of Orange; his paternal grandmother, Martha Rollins of Spotsylvania County; two granddaughters; five uncles; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; a family of very special children he shared his life with, and a devoted friend, Gloria Jean Manmiller.
A funeral was conducted by the Rev. Carson M. Jackson at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, Inc., Bowling Green, Va., Wednesday, Sept. 23, with interment in the Salem Baptist Church cemetery in Jersey.
Service of comfort is entrusted to C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, Bowling Green, A. Stevie Adams, funeral director.
Barbara A. Millar, 78, of King George County died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Raymond and Annie Dovell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Millar Sr.; a stepson, Robert A. Millar Jr; a stepdaughter, Malinda Hancock; sister Jennette Fuschini; and nephew Brett Fuschini.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Peatross and her husband, Edgar, of Dale City, Valerie Melen and her husband, Bill, of Fayetteville, N.C., and Kelly Summerson and her husband, Phil, of King George; four sons, Michael Morehouse and his wife, Linda, of Petersburg, Larry Morehouse and his wife, Martha, of Richmond, Daniel Morehouse and his wife, Julie, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Kevin Reid of Alexandria; two sisters, June Rae of Tucson, Ariz., and Darlene Mohler of Springfield; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; 14 great-stepgrandchildren; two nieces and three nephews; and a special cousin, Mary Lou Carroll of Roanoke.
A funeral was held Wednesday, Sept. 23. at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George. Interment was in Historyland Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, Box 4072, Pittsfield, Mass. 01202.
Online guest book is available at nashandslawfh.com.
Lenora “Nomay” Queen
Lenora Mae “Nomay” Queen, 56, of Fredericksburg departed this life early Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital.
She leaves in loving memory a son, Darrell Queen Sr., and his longtime friend Barbara Lewis, and a daughter, NaKeisha Queen, all of Spotsylvania County; two grandchildren, Darrell “DJ” Queen Jr. of King George County, and Dominique Quan Harris of Spotsylvania; her mother, Margaret Christopher; eight sisters, Deborah, Jerlean and Juanita Christopher, Deloris Finnie and her husband, John, Vera Craig, Estelle Peterson and her husband, Howard, Jean Williams and her husband, George, and Vivian Brooks; two brothers, Paul Christopher and his wife, Vivian, and Lindsey Washington Sr. and his wife, Carol; a sister-in-law, Millie Queen; and five brothers-in-law, Charles Queen and his wife, Beth, Richard, Mark, Thomas and James Mitchell; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 10:30a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Found & Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg,.Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be expressed to Nomay’s family at foundandsons.com.
Carlton T. Pearson
Carlton T. Pearson, 91, of Colonial Beach died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital. He was a charter member of Colonial Beach Moose Lodge and the Westmoreland Democratic Party.
Mr. Pearson was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Donna H. Pearson; his five daughters, Cheryl Kelly, Linda Nugent, Judy Faunce, Valerie Heflin and Kellie Pearson; two sons, Carlton S. Pearson and Drew E. Pearson; his sister, June Bartley; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Colonial Beach United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Brant Hays officiating. Burial will follow in Historyland Memorial Park.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, 225 Dennison St., Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Box 212, or Colonial Beach United Methodist Church, Box 189, Colonial Beach, Va. 22443.
Online guest book is available at nashandslawfh.com.
W. Steven Reed
W. Steven Reed, 81, of the Armed Services Retirement Home, Washington DC passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2009.
He is survived by a brother R. Jerrell Reed, nephew R. Dana Reed, great nephew and niece Cody and Molly Reed, as well as lifelong friends Doc and Ellie Caruthers allof Colonial Beach. He was preceded in death by a sister, Norma “Sis” Reed.
Steve was born in Colonial Beach on February 7, 1928 where he resided until joining the U.S. Army after graduation from Colonial Beach High School. He retired as a Master Sergeant after a career spanning 30 years. Steve was a veteran of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, where he retired from the Army and continued working for the U.S. State department until the end of the conflict.
Steve was a member of the American Legion Post 148 as well as VFW Post 10574 in Colonial Beach.
Martha E. English
Martha E. English, 87, of Colonial Beach died Thursday, Sept. 17, at Westmoreland Rehabilitation and Heathcare Center in Colonial Beach. A memorial service will be held at a later date.