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Virginia Powers

Virginia Powers of Silver Spring, MD,  died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013,

Ginny was the beloved wife of the late Nathan Powers. She was the loving mother of Trisha Burke (Jana Ham), Pam Hagerty (Jim), Monta Gordon (Jeff) and the late Frances Ritter;  grandmother of Jim, Jr., and Sara;  great-grandmother of Taylor; long-time companion of Jack Stover.  

A Memorial Service was held on Tuesday,  Jan. 29.  Private Interment will take at a later date.  

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, Washington DC-MD Office, 1025 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 1005, Washington, DC.  20036.

www.COLLINSFUNERALHOME.com.

Margaret Ann Golightly

Margaret Ann Golightly, 85, of Winchester, Virginia, died, Friday, January 25, 2013, in Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Golightly, was born in 1927, in King George, the daughter of the late Henry Irving and Margaret Ann White. Margaret attended King George High School. She was a waitress for Joe’s Ocean Cove in Winchester, Virginia. She was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church. Margaret loved cooking and working crossword puzzles.

Mrs. Golightly married Edward Flagg Golightly, Jr. in 1952 in Guinea, Virginia.

She is survived by a sister Catherine Louise Acey, of Culpeper, Virginia and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

 The family received friends on Tuesday, January 29, at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel.

A funeral service followed the visitation time,  with Pastor David Whitt and Pastor Marcia Jaurequizar officiating. Interment will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Frederick County, Virginia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216.

Violet Irene Benson

Violet Irene Benson, 69, of Colonial Beach passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital after multiple illnesses.

Vie is survived by her daughter, Sonia L. Gleaton; two granddaughters, Krystal M. Longbrake and Jennifer A. Longbrake; and two great-grandsons, Kenneth G. Neitzey Jr. and Jacob T. Watson II.

Vie had the biggest heart. She enjoyed spending her free time with her friends at Ola’s and playing cards. When she was not with her friends she was with her grandchildren. She meant the world to so many people who will miss her dearly.

The family thanks all in the community who helped and stood by her loved ones during this difficult time.

A celebration of life for Vie was held Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

William Kimmerling

William “Bill” Kimmerling, 79, of Colonial Beach passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the University of Virginia Transitional Care Hospital, Charlottesville.

Bill had retired from NSWC Dahlgren and was very active in the Colonial Beach Community. He was a member of the American Legion for 46 years, a past member of the Colonial Beach Fire Dept. and the Colonial Beach Moose Lodge.

Bill is survived by three daughters, Bernadette Cloniger (Vernon), of Midland, Bernadine Kimmerling of Maine and Emily Childress (Joey), of Middletown, VA; a sister, Betty Ann Russell of Fairfax; six grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; and his beloved cat, Tigger.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Angelin R. Kimmerling.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, February 1 at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach with a service beginning at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow in Culpeper National Cemetery at 2 p.m.

Contributions can be made to Wendy’s Feline Friends, 1228 Holly Vista Drive., Colonial Beach, VA, 22443.
Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Ola Mae Mangold

Ola Mae Mangold, 89, of King George County, wife of the late Carl Mangold, went home to be with the Lord Monday, January 28, 2013. She went peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at her home in Shiloh.

Ola was born on a farm in Kentucky to a family of eight siblings. She moved to Indiana and met Carl through a brother. They married after World War II. Ola was a wonderful wife, mother, grand and great-grandmother, her life was lived for her Lord and family.

Ola is survived by her sons, Peter John Mangold (Kathleen), and Michael Andrew Mangold and his fiance, Carol Hopkins; four grandchildren, Andrew Mangold (Cassie), Morgan Mangold and her fiance, Eugene Hamrick, Theresa Mangold and Brodie Mangold; and a great-granddaughter, Riley Mangold.

Ola was preceded in death by her firstborn, Thomas Mangold.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 noon Thursday, January 31 at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George with a service beginning at 12 noon.

Interment will follow in Historyland Memorial Park, King George.

Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com

Ralph Wayne McGinniss

Ralph Wayne McGinniss, 91, of King George County went to be with the Lord Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at his home, Irish Acres.

Born on May 21, 1921, on the family farm near Index, he attended Shiloh School as a young boy and then went on to King George High School. After school, he helped his family on the farm, raising crops and tending to the livestock. Ralph was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He served his country as an aviation ordinanceman in the Navy during WWII. Ralph retired after 38 years at the Main Range at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren as a supervisor. He was a lifetime member of Shiloh Baptist Church, which his late parents helped to start. He served as deacon, Sunday school teacher and choir member. Ralph served his community as a member of the King George School Board, the Board of Supervisors and as PTA president. He was a lifetime member and former Commander of American Legion Post 89.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Dorothy McGinniss; his brother, Merle McGinniss; five children, Ralph Wayne McGinniss Jr. (Ellen), of King George, Jack McGinniss (Cathy), of King George, Dianne Sartin (Bill), of Crestview, FL, Lynne Mitchell (David), of King George and Sandy Lay (Nick), of Kure Beach, NC; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Shiloh Baptist Church.

Burial with Navy honors followed in the church cemetery. A reception followed in the New Life Center at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church or American Legion Post 89.

Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.

Thomas C. Bland, III

Thomas C. “Tommy” Bland III, 69, of Colonial Beach passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at home.

Tommy was the owner/manager of Monroe Bay Landing Restaurant in Colonial Beach from 1992 to 2003. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Moose Lodge and American Legion, all of Colonial Beach.

Survivors include his niece, Amanda Head of Colonial Beach; three great-nieces, Melissa Fortune, Nikki Robertson and Kaitlyn Head; great-nephew Tyler Head; great-great-nephew Daivian Smith; and many others who knew him as “Uncle Tommy.”

The family received friends, Sunday, Jan. 27, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George.
A service was held Monday, Jan. 28, at the funeral home.

A private burial will be held in the Jackson family cemetery in Oak Grove.

Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Viola Virginia Hart

Viola Virginia Hart, 90, of King George County went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her family.

Viola was a member of Potomac Baptist Church, where she was class secretary and a Sunday school teacher. She was very active in her church.

Survivors include her children, Jackie Hart (Karen), Virginia Ann Braden (David), Billy Hart (Joyce), Sandi Chittum and David Hart (Judy); brother Archie Weeks; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hart.

A service was held Monday, Jan. 21, at Potomac Baptist Church, 8103 Comorn Road, King George. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Potomac Baptist Church, Box 701, King George, VA, 22485.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Mary Lucille Newsome

Mary Lucille “Peaches” Newsome, 91, of Tappahannock passed away at her daughter’s home Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

She was the widow of Kenneth Lawrence Newsome. Peaches was a member of Rappahannock Christian Church, the XYZ Club and the Tappahannock Moose Lodge.

She is survived by two daughters, Thetis B. “Tina” Tomanovits of Mechanicsville and Patricia Faye Truslow (Kenneth), of King George County; one sister, Elsie Hale of Callao; her special friend, Marvin Johnson of King William County; four grandchildren, Karen Truslow, Jeff Truslow, and Maria Tomanovits Wagner and Tammy Tomanovits Farr and their father, John Tomanovits; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family received friends Friday, Jan. 25, at Marks-Bristow Funeral Home in Tappahannock.

A funeral was held Saturday, Jan. 26, at the funeral home. Interment followed in Rappahannock Christian Church cemetery.

Joyce Mae Henderson

Joyce Mae Henderson, 75, a native of King George County and longtime Fredericksburg resident, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Carriage Hill Health and Rehab.

Ms. Henderson was a lifelong member of Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She had retired from Automatic Rolls of Fredericksburg.

Survivors include her son, Tony F. Henderson; two daughters, Peggy Ann Gore (Ronnie) and Diana P. McCoy (Tom); brother Curtis Nicholson; two sisters, Shirley Armstrong and Rosa Peregory (Lindsay); two grandchildren, Earl McCoy and Teresa Henderson; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis W. and Mary Elizabeth Bruce Nicholson; and her brother, William Nicholson.

The family received friends Saturday, Jan. 19, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A graveside service was held Sunday, Jan. 20, at Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 8330 Fletcher’s Chapel Road, King George, VA, 22485.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Darlene S. Hudson

Darlene S. Hudson, 57, of Fredericksburg went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
Mrs. Hudson had retired from NSWC Dahlgren. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Barry Hudson; daughters Stephanie Lee Jones and Sarah Darlene Meadows; mother Madge Shrieves; brothers James Thomas Shrieves Jr. and Danny Purnell Shrieves; and three stepgrandchildren, Jed Isaiah, Malachi Thomas and Caleb Harvey Jones.
The family received friends Friday, Jan. 25, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service was Saturday, Jan. 26, at Bethel Baptist Church. Burial followed in White Oak Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 2012 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA, 22401.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Ina Bee Webb Belcher

Ina Bee Webb Belcher, 86, of Stafford County passed away at Woodmont Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

She was a born-again Christian; God never left her heart. She lived a good life. She was an avid golfer, having many trophies to show for it. She loved her family and looked forward to the family reunions. She loved flowers and always had beautiful flower gardens.

She is survived by her loving husband of over 63 years, David; daughter Pama Gail Vekasi of Florida; daughter-in-law, Debbie Bowman of Colonial Beach; 10 siblings to whom she was known as “Mother Hen,” Mitch Webb of Pulaski, Lois Butler of Luray, Clyde Webb of Tazewell, Bruce Webb of Virginia Beach, Ray Webb of Tazewell, Ada Van Dyke of Richlands, Sylvia Pelletier of Marengo, IL., Gona Olson of Mound, MN, Bobby Webb of Raven, and Richard Webb of Raven; three grandchildren, Kerry Sullivan, Heidi Thompson and Noelle Homan; and four great-grandchildren, Asher Thompson, Bowen Hogan, Ava Thompson and Noel Hogan.

She was preceded in death by her son, David Alton Belcher II; and sister Leata Neeves.

A service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, with the family receiving friends prior to the service. Burial followed in Pohick Episcopal Church cemetery.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Anne Patrice Brown

Anne Patrice Brown, 58, of King George County died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at her residence.

Survivors include her husband, Ray W. Brown; her children, Scott W. Brown of Coxackie, NY, and Kimberly Anne Brown of Kenmore, NY; her sister, Jeanne Thompson Serbeck of Houston, TX; and her grandchildren, Jocelyn Anne Farris and Joshua Ray Farris.

A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Inc., 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA, 23060-9904.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Thomas Milton Johnson

Thomas Milton Johnson, 57, of Colonial Beach passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital after a prolonged illness.

Tommy was owner of Johnson Electric in Colonial Beach for six years, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4315 of Colonial Beach.

He was predeceased by his father, Edgar Thomas Johnson. His survivors include his partner-in-life, Shelia, and a son, Wayne, both of Colonial Beach; mother Nettie Falwell and stepfather Dan Falwell of Blackstone; sister Linda Bristow (Wayne) of West Point; brother Jimmy Falwell (Melissa) of Blackstone; three nephews; one niece; and many friends.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Lakeview Cemetery in Blackstone.

A school scholarship fund for Wayne Johnson has been established at Wells Fargo Bank, 325 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA. 22401. Checks should be made payable to Shelia Massey with the memo “in memory of Thomas M. Johnson.”

Online guest book is at mcmillianfuneralhome.com.

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