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James Allen Garnett
James Allen Garnett, 55, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of King George County, died Monday, March 16, 2009.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Garnett of King George; four brothers, Earl Garnett and Ricky Garnett, both of Baltimore, David Garnett of Fredericksburg and Marshall L. Garnett of King George; and four sisters, Bernice Contee of Clinton, Md., Mary "Pookie" Johnson of Partlow, Anita Garnett of King George and Betty Edwards of Richmond.
A funeral was held Saturday, March 21, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Supply, with the Rev. Irving Woolfolk officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to brooksfuneral home.com.
Sally B. Mastin
Sally B. Mastin, 77, of Fredericksburg, loving mother, grandmother and devoted wife, was called to the Lord, Monday, March 16, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Survivors include her children, Ronald R. Mastin and his wife, Brenda of Louisa County, Evelyn J. Shepard of Fredericksburg, James T. Mastin and his wife, Lisa, of Fredericksburg, Gary W. Mastin and his wife, Mary. of Triangle; two brothers, Thomas Brinklow of King George County, and Bobby Brinklow of Richmond; her sister, Louise Crismond of Front Royal; six grandchildren, Ronald R. Mastin Jr., Steven Shepard, Sara Goodwyn, Melanie Mastin, Bailey Mastin and Nicole Mastin; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Ludwell Mastin Jr., and her grandchildren Amanda Leann and Megan Mastin.
A funeral service was held Friday, March 20, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel with the Rev. Carol M. Markham officiating. Interment followed in Quantico National Cemetery.
Online guestbook is available at covenantfuneral service.com.
William Edward Carter
William Edward Carter, 63, of Roanoke, formerly of King George County, died Friday, March 13, 2009.
A funeral was held Thursday, March 19, at First Baptist Church Ambar, King George, with the eulogy by the Rev. Franklin Grant.
Cherishing his memory are two loving sisters, Delores Carter of Fredericksburg and Minister Mary Carter of Spotsylvania County; and three brothers, Robert Carter of Fredericksburg, Lawrence Carter of Spotsylvania and James Street of Stafford.
Sanford Lee Musser, Jr.
Sanford Lee Musser Jr., 53, of King George Couny passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2009.
Our Dad was a father to many, and will be missed by more than can be counted. He loved the wind on his face while riding his Harley, the beauty of being on the water, and his family.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Lori McDonald; his sister Lynn Glasco; his 13 children, Sandra Rutter, Samuel Shaver, Sanford Buhl, Stephanie Buhl, Robert Richardson, Sabrina Buhl, Tamora Deal, Dana Cahill, William McDonald III, Nena Buhl, Tanya Musser, Jessica Musser and Dustin Musser; and his many, many grandbabies. He joins his father and mother Sanford and Della Musser, his brothers and sister Timothy Musser, Bobby and Cindy Hancock, and his son Anthony Deal in Heaven. "Although he may be gone, he will live on in our hearts forever. We love you Dad."
Memorial services will be held at his son's house in King George on Saturday March 28. Information for the services can be obtained at 540/905-2649.
Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel, is handling the arrangements.
Ida May Pettiford
Ida May Pettiford, 97, of Champlain departed this life on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.
She is survived by one foster daughter, Delores Nickles of Philadelphia, Pa.; one foster son, Leroy Pettiford of Warsaw; and four sisters, Minnie Reynolds, Bernice Beverly, Delores Green and Ada Mae Ashlock, all of Champlain.
A funeral was held Saturday, March 21, at Antioch Baptist Church, Champlain, with the Rev. Daniel Goodall, pastor officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Online guestbook is available at washingtonfh.com.
Estelle V. Owens
Estelle V. Owens, 101, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Although she had resided at Washington & Lee Home for the Elderly in Montross for the last year, she lived most of her life in Dickenson County.
Estelle joins in Heaven her husband of almost 50 years, Leland C. Owens; three sons: Estel C. Owens, Frank P. Owens and Gary W. Owens; one daughter-in-law, Elaine S. Owens; and one grandson, E. Dean Owens.
She leaves behind to celebrate her life, granddaughter Debbie O. McInnis and husband Steve McInnis of Locust Grove; granddaughter Dina O. Shiflett of King George County and fiance Jerry M. Thompson of Stafford County; grandson Jim W. Owens and wife Sharon Owens of Ladysmith; granddaughter in-law Debra S. Owens of Spotsylvania County; one sister, Bess Counts of Bristol; one sister in-law, Ellie Sutherland of Baltimore, Md; and two daughters-in-law, Barbara B. Hill of Germantown, Md., Cherie O. Dye of Bristol, Ten. She also is survived by seven great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren, numerous stepgreat and great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and many, many loving friends.
Estelle's family would like to extend to Washington & Lee Home for the Elderly our deepest gratitude for their loving care to Mom-maw and for treating her as family.
Their care and concern have touched our hearts and made a difficult time a lot easier to bear. We thank you.
Celebration services were held on Saturday, March 21, at Lick Creek Church in Nora. Interment followed in Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Haysi Funeral Home and by Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to Hospice Care or Washington & Lee Home for the Elderly, at Box 1077, Montross, Va. 22520.
Richard Edward Short, Sr.
Richard Edward Short Sr., 69, of Fredericksburg died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at his daughter's house.
Mr. Short was a laborer for the Virginia Department of Transportation and formerly worked at Bailey Funeral Service.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine Short of Spotsylvania; a son, Richard Short Jr. of Spotsylvania; three daughters, Debbie Jackson of Ashburn, Geraldine Ford of Spotsylvania and Cynthia Lash of King George; a brother, the Rev. Willie Short of Richmond; two sisters, Ida Walker and Grace Thompson, both of Lawrenceville; and five grandchildren.
A funeral was held Tuesday, March 24, at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site) in Fredericksburg, with the Rev. Charles Wormley officiating. Burial followed in Glen Haven Memorial Park, Stafford.
Catherine Ann Elliott
Catherine Ann Elliott, 46, of Spotsylvania County passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mrs. Elliott is survived by her husband, Steven D. Elliott; her parents, Otis and Sarah Toler of Fredericksburg and Robert and Margaret Estes of Dillwyn; her children, Jacob S. Buchner Sr., Joy A. Lachacz and Faith A. Elliott, all of Spotsylvania; her grandchildren, Jacob S. Jr., Johnathan E., Jaylynn and Wayne E. Buchner, all of Spotsylvania, Cassin L. and Abigail A. Brooks, and Ryan C. Lachacz; her sister, Sherry A. Isaacs, of Spotsylvania; and two brothers, George W. Estes of King George County and David E. Mead Jr. of Spotsylvania.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Steven A. Lachacz.
A memorial service will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Found & Sons Funeral Chapels, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 124 Park St. S.E., Vienna, Va. 22180.
Online condolences may be expressed to Catherine's family at foundandsons .com.
Lucia C. Rosner
Lucia C. Rosner, 82, of Colonial Beach died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at her home.
Born in Romania, Ms. Rosner was a member of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Colonial Beach and supported many different organizations. She was the widow of Dr. Edmond Rosner.
She is survived by her devoted friend Peggy L. Steffey of Colonial Beach and by several cousins.
A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 26, at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Colonial Beach. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, Va. 22407.
Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach, is handling the arrangements.