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Raymond Charles Pelon, II

Raymond Charles Pelon II, 59, of King George passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Pelon had worked as a computer specialist for industrial baking companies around the world. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and Fairview Beach Yacht Club. He was a true outdoorsman who loved boating and fishing. He was a dog’s best friend.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 32 years, Jane; sister Theresa Yagel (Donald); brother-in-law Robert Wolfe (Dolores); sisters-in-law Patricia Sgro (James) and Christina Thomas; nephews Adam (Erika) and Joshua Yagel; nieces Renee Weiler (Kevin), Lisa Beatson (David) and Darlene Knight (Roland); great-niece Alexandra; great-nephews Conner, Ryan and Nathan; and many other nieces and nephews; and beloved friend Joy Farrow.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. Burial will be private.

Memorials may be made to Fredericksburg SPCA 10819 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, VA, 22408.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Douglas B. Hubbard, Sr.

Douglas B. “Bernie” Hubbard Sr., 78, of Colonial Beach passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital after a long illness.

He was a local contractor for more than 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and also enjoyed his daily episode of “Law & Order: SVU.”

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, June D. Hubbard; his children, Douglas B. Hubbard Jr. (Ella) of King George, M. Susan Shipp (Jim) of Winchester, Mary Ann Chaffin (John) of Daytona Beach, FL, Cathy Rodriguez (Frank) of Berwyn Heights, MD., Scott Hubbard of Fredericksburg, Stacy Hubbard (Kim) of Jacksonville, FL; 10 grandchildren, Carrie Braxton, Sherri Di Toto, Tony Di Toto, Christopher Hubbard, Matthew Hubbard, Patricia Hubbard, Michael Hubbard, Kelly Cope, Matthew Rodriguez and Amber Hubbard; seven great-grandchildren: and four stepchildren, Sonny Grimley, Michael Grimley, Jay Grimley and Shelley Grimley Moreland.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Hubbard; mother Arnita Hubbard; brother Clifton “Bill” Hubbard; and his children, George Hubbard and Linda Hubbard (twins), and Bertha Hubbard; and stepson Jan Grimley.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Colonial Beach American Legion. A private burial service will be on Friday, Feb. 8, in Hampton, VA.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bernie’s name to Colonial Beach Fire and Rescue, 225 Dennison Street, Colonial Beach, VA, 22443.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Edith Prather Dove

Edith Prather Dove, 86, of Dahlgren passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Born in Texarkana, AR, Mrs. Dove was the widow of Roland Dove and daughter of Sidney and Della Prather.

Edith is survived by three children, Roy Dove (Theresa) of The Villages, FL, and Jack Dove and Deborah D. Peyton (Roger), all of King George; sister Elizabeth Walker (Billy) of Wake Village, TX; four grandchildren, Suzanne Dove of Alexandria, and Joshua, Jacob and Zachary Peyton, all of King George; and great-granddaughter Isabella Peyton of Dahlgren.

A graveside service was held Saturday, Feb. 2, in Historyland Memorial Park in King George.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407; or Dahlgren Rescue Squad, 16037 Dahlgren Road, Dahlgren, VA, 22448.

Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

Floyd “Eldora” Harris

Floyd “Eldora” Harris, 84, of Spotsylvania County passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Gainesville Health & Rehab Center in Gainesville.

Born in Caroline County Oct. 7, 1928 to Virgil and Ida L.B. Frye, Eldora was the widow of Otto W. Harris. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church (New Site).

She is survived by two sons, Dennis M. Harris of Caroline and Gilbert O. Harris of Dahlgren; three daughters, Valerie D. Harris of Winter Haven, FL, Deborah Pratt of Locust Grove and Brigitte H. Howard of Spotsylvania; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Martha A. Frye and Alberta L. Frye, both of Spotsylvania; and two brothers, Aaron G.D. Frye Sr. and Raleigh S. Frye, both of Spotsylvania.

A service was held Monday, Feb. 4, at Shiloh Baptist Church (New Site), Fredericksburg, with the Rev. Anthony A. Parrish officiating. Burial was in Quantico National Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at albennettandsonfuneralhome.com.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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