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George A. Edwards
George A. Edwards, of North Palm Beach, Florida, passed away August 12, 2009, at the age of 78.
Born in King George County, he moved to Florida in 1956 to work for his brother Fred as an electrician. In 1958, George married Nancy Hubbard. Together, they started Edwards Electrical Enterprises in Lake Park in 1977. Although a quiet man, he was well known and well liked in the community.
After retiring in 1992, he devoted his life to restoring antique automobiles, enjoying his grandchildren, and traveling. He was a charter member of Oceanview United Methodist Church, a founding officer of the local Early Ford V8 Club, and enjoyed touring with the Veteran’s Motor Car Club. He was a passionate Dallas Cowboys fan.
He is survived by Nancy, his wife of 51 years; children: George, Jr. (Maggie) and James, of Colonial Beach; Mark of Jupiter; Stephen (Antonella) of North Palm Beach; and Wendy (Tim) of Wilmington, North Carolina. He is also survived by one sister, Olive King of King George; seven grandchildren: Nikki Edwards; Brad, Jeff, and Eric Hunt; Lexi, Taylor, and Christian Edwards; and one great-grandchild, Brandon Edwards.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 22, at Oceanview UMC, Juno Beach, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations made to your local hospice in his memory.
Phyllis M. Kay
Phyllis M. Kay, 49, of Rollins Fork died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at home.
She was an employee of Food Lion in Dahlgren, and a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Rollins Fork.
She is survived by her sons, Ricky R. Kay and his wife, Krystal, Eric M. Kay of Gretna and Andrew K. Kay of the home; two sisters, Dorothy K. Morris of Colonial Beach and Diane Hodge of Locust Grove; two brothers, Carlton Lee Kay of Orange County and Thomas E. Kay of Colonial Beach; six grandchildren, Anthony, Denise, Natalie, Olivia, Ricky Jr. and Aden; her best friend forever, Mary Jo Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was conducted Friday, Aug. 14, at Grace United Methodist Church with Janie Nickle officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The family received friends Thursday, Aug. 13, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riverside Tappahannock Hospice, 618 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, Va. 22560.
Myrtle Pollard, 84, of the Battery community of Tappahannock departed this life Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, in Richmond.
She is survived by one daughter, Rose Young, and two sons, Guy Pollard and Joseph Pollard, all of Tappahannock; two sisters, Marian Taylor of Waverly and Josephine Beverly of Fredericksburg.
A funeral was conducted Friday, Aug. 14, at New Liberty Baptist Church, Beazley. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Louise Balderson Fenwick
Louise Balderson Fenwick, 89, of Dahlgren passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, in Fredericksburg.
Louise was a homemaker and a member of Nomini Baptist Church in Westmoreland County.
Survivors include a daughter, Helen F. Cook, and special friend, Bill Forrest, both of Chesapeake; six grandchildren, Keith Cook and his wife, Mary Ann, Deborah Howard and her husband, John, Sheri LeHew and her husband, Bill, Rebecca Provo and her husband, Alan, Scott Fenwick, Adam Fenwick and his wife, Debbie; 12 great-grandchildren, Maggie, Matthew, Jenny, Johnathan, Justin, Erin, Billy, Sarah, Christopher, Alexis, Emily and Preston; and two daughters-in-law, Barbara Fenwick and Denise Fenwick.
Louise was predeceased by her sons, William and David Fenwick.
A funeral was conducted Friday, Aug. 14, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George, with the Rev. Guy Mattox Jr. officiating. Interment followed in Historyland Memorial Park, King George.
Contributions may be made to King George Fire & Rescue, Box 466, King George, Va. 22485.
Online guest book at nashandslawfh.com.
Barbara Owens Howland
Barbara Owens Howland, 64, of King George County passed away Thursday, Aug. 13, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Barbara was a retired child-care provider and a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Lynn Howland of the home; a sister, Shirley Pitts and her husband, Charles, of King George; three aunts, Dorothy Ellis of King George, Mabel Wine of Charlottesville, and Bertha Wroten of King George; a niece, Sandy Houston and her husband, Darryl, of King George; two great-nieces, Joanna and Hailey Houston of King George; and a number of cousins. She was a second mother to Kristen, Michael and Becky Monroe and "Gran" to Daniel Lee. Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Carroll G. Howland.
The funeral was held Monday, Aug. 17, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George, with the Rev. Ted James officiating. Following the service, interment took place in Round Hill Baptist Church cemetery.
Jack D. Reed
Jack D. Reed, 78, of King George County died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Mr. Reed was president of Reed Equipment Co. in Fredericksburg. He attended school in Caroline County and graduated from Fishbourne Military Academy. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1951 with a degree in political science. He was a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by one daughter, Roslyn Lee Nuesch of Crozet; one son, William Woolfolk Reed of King George; five grandchildren, Willie, Liz, Christopher, Sabrine and Hunter; four great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Christine Oxman. He was the widower of Nancy Lee Reed.
Services and burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, General Washington Chapter 7, Box 1207, Fredericksburg, Va. 22402.
Connie Towers, 82, of Colonial Beach, formerly of Morningside, Md., died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital.
She was an avid bingo player.
She is survived by three daughters, Carole L. Gardner of St. Petersburg, Fla., Charlotte Wallingsford of Colonial Beach and Catherine Shepherd of Silver Spring, Md.; two sons, Howard Gorinson of Silver Spring and Charles D. Towers of Forestville, Md.; two sisters, Marie Haydock of Illinois and Ellen Pulverenti of Florida; one brother, David L. Gates of Illinois; seven grandchildren, Angie, Johnny, Jackie, Justin, Sean, Casey, and Charles II; and three great-grandchildren, Gavin, Kaylee and Kristopher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Towers.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach. A funeral will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Richard Headley officiating. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Children's Cancer Society.