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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Obituaries

Today's Obituaries

Dinger, Mary A.

Mary A. DingerMary Ann Dinger, 91, of Winchester, Va., died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Orchard Woods Health Center. Mrs. Dinger was born in 1923, in Winchendon, Mass., the daughter of the late John an...

Rodgers Jr., Samuel Douglas

Samuel Douglas Rodgers Jr.Samuel Douglas Rodgers Jr., 88, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Bethel Ridge Assisted Living, Fincastle, Va.A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015, a...

Bradford, Peggy Hardister

Peggy Hardister BradfordPeggy Hardister Bradford died on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at her home surrounded by her three loving daughters.She was born in Winston-Salem to Samuel Gray and Nellie Tomlinson ...

Furrow Jr., Walter E.

Walter E. Furrow Jr.Walter E. Furrow Jr., age 91, of Waynesboro, Virginia, formerly of Crow, West Virginia, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Born on March 22, 1924 in Raleigh County,...

Hill III, Moses Edward

Moses Edward Hill IIIMoses Edward Hill, III, 73, of Waynesboro, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Augusta Health, Fishersville.He was born January 10, 1942, in Glen Rodgers, West Virginia, son of the...

Berry, Evelyn Lewis

Evelyn Lewis BerryMINT SPRING, Va.Evelyn Lewis Berry, 85, of Mint Spring, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Augusta Health. She was born December 8, 1929, in Mint Spring, a daughter of the late Walter...

Wright, Frank Edmond

Frank Edmond WrightFrank Edmond Wright, 91, of Waynesboro, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Augusta Nursing and Rehab Center. Born in Rockbridge County on June 26, 1923, he was a son of the la...

Bradley, Thelma Bell

Thelma Bell BradleyThelma Bell (Falls) Bradley, 95, of Montebello passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at her residence after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Born in Nelson County on July 15, 1919...

Brunetto, Clara S.

Clara S. BrunettoClara S. Brunetto, 85, of Waynesboro, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Augusta Health in Fishersville. She was born in Greenbrier County, West Virginia on August 3, 1929...

Drumeller Jr., William Hickson

William Hickson Drumeller Jr.William Hickson Drumeller Jr., 80, died peacefully Tuesay, April 21, 2015. He was born in Farmville, Va., October 24, 1934, the only child of Ola (White) Drumeller and ...

Ketterer, Giles Anthony

Giles Anthony KettererGiles Anthony Ketterer, 53, of Afton, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015. He was born on September 9, 1961 in Waynesboro, son of Rita France Ketterer of Waynesboro and th...

Thomson Curry, Eileen Caldwell

Eileen Caldwell Thomson CurryEileen Caldwell Thomson Curry, formerly of Stuarts Draft, Va., died Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Richmond, Va. She was born June 8, 1916, to Oscar Edgar and Minnie Este...

Zimmerman, Roy J.

Roy J. ZimmermanRoy J. Zimmerman, 71, of Augusta County, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 24, 2015, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born November 17, 1943, in Waynesbo...

Hershberger, Sarah (Stutzman)

Sarah (Stutzman) HershbergerSarah (Stutzman) Hershberger, 95, widow of Dan E. Hershberger, died Thursday, May 1, 2015.Dan and Sarah were married in 1939 and had 14 children, 6 of whom preceded her ...

Cole, Tiffany Renae

Tiffany Renae ColeTiffany Renae Cole, 28, of Lyndhurst, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Augusta Health. She was born October 28, 1986 in Waynesboro, Va. She was a daughter, mother, sister a...

Doyle, Edythe L.

Edythe L. DoyleEdythe L. Doyle, 90, of Monroeville, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She was born October 26, 1924, in Waynesboro, Va., daughter of the late John and Kathleen Eavey Armstrong. In addit...

Pettit, Judith Lena Robinson

Judith Lena Robinson PettitJudith Lena Robinson Pettit passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was 83. Born November 16, 1931 in Luray, Virginia, Judith w...

Spears, Howard

Howard SpearsHoward Spears, 78, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his residence.He was born on June 24, 1936, in Waynesboro, Va., to the late, Virgil Spears a...

Coffey, Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas CoffeySTUARTS DRAFTRichard Thomas Coffey, 86, of 135 Dodge Street, died unexpectedly at 9:15 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2015, at his residence.He was born in Nelson County, on August 25,...

Halterman, Mary Grace (Terry)

Mary Grace (Terry) HaltermanMONTEREY, Va.Mary Grace (Terry) Halterman, 79, of Monterey, went to be with the Lord, Monday, April 27, 2015, at the home of her daughter in Elkton. She was born March 1...

Kestner Jr., Irvin Wiley

Irvin Wiley Kestner Jr.Irvin Wiley Kestner, Jr., 62, of Waynesboro, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at his residence. He was born January 12, 1953, in Waynesboro, son of Wiley E. and Annie Gertrude Ba...

Long, Charlotte W.

Charlotte W. LongSTAUNTONCharlotte Geraldine "Jerry" (Warren) Long, 79, wife of Pastor Donald Lee Long of 400 Peach Street, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at her residence.Mrs. Long...

Murray, Hazel Arlene (Miller)

Hazel Arlene (Miller) MurrayHazel Arlene (Miller) Murray, 98, of Waynesboro passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Waynesboro Manor.Born December 16, 1916 in Mt. Meridian, Va., she was the daught...

Twisdale, Thomas Everette

Thomas Everette TwisdaleThomas Everette Twisdale, 17, of Stuarts Draft, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015.He was born August 9, 1997, in Fishersville, son of Bobbie Twisdale II and Joy Zinsmeister Twisd...

Brown, Edna Lucille Swortzel

Edna Lucille Swortzel BrownEdna Lucille Swortzel Brown, widow of Clyde L. Brown, of 82 Crimora Station Lane, Crimora, Va., passed away at her residence, surrounded by her family members on Sunday, ...

Coffey, Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas CoffeySTUARTS DRAFT, Va.Richard Thomas Coffey, 86, of Dodge Street, passed away Monday evening, April 27, 2015 at his residence.Services are tentatively scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Frida...

Dudley II, William ¿Billy¿

William "Billy" Dudley IIWilliam "Billy" Dudley II, 65, of Waynesboro, passed away, Saturday, April 25, 2015.Billy was retired from Industrial Machine Works with 34 years of ser...

Fitzgerald"Meemaw", Synonia F.

Synonia F. Fitzgerald"Meemaw"Synonia F. Fitzgerald "Nonie," 88, of Beech Grove died Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Lynchburg. Born in Nelson County, April 16, 1927, she was the daugh...

Morgan "Tweedy", Gloria T.

Gloria T. Morgan "Tweedy"GLEN ALLEN, Va.Gloria T. (Johnson) Morgan "Tweedy", 60, of 9213 Winona Court, formerly of Lyndhurst, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at her residen...

Robertson, Polly Moore

Polly Moore RobertsonDUNNSVILLE, Va.Polly Moore Robertson, 82, of 365 Marine Drive, passed away 4:12 A.M. Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Henrico Doctor's Hospital.She was born June 4, 1932 in Augusta C...

Starnes, Hazel G.

Hazel G. StarnesGROTTOES, Va.Hazel Lee (Grimm) Bryan Starnes, 83, formerly of 713 Augusta Avenue, was welcomed into her Heavenly Home by her Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Avante of H...

Walker, Richard Alexander

Richard Alexander WalkerRichard Alexander Walker aka "Sug" was born on December 21, 1955 to Grace Ann Walker and the late Rufus Alexander Walker at John Hopkins University Hospital in Bal...

Bradley, Elaine Hunt

Elaine Hunt BradleyElaine Hunt Bradley, 89, a longtime resident of Waynesboro, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.A daughter of the late Graham and Madge Da...

Henderson, Dewie Loyed

Dewie Loyed HendersonDewie Loyed Henderson, 86, of Waynesboro, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, at the University of Virginia Medical Center.Born August 13, 1928, in Charlottesville, Va., he was...

Sweeney, Melvin J.

Melvin J. SweeneyFISHERSVILLE, Va.Melvin Jake Sweeney, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at his son's home in Staunton.Melvin was born in Roanoke, Va on February 18, 1925, son...

White, Edna C.

Edna C. WhiteEdna C. White, 85, died at Raleigh Court Rehab and Nursing Center on Friday, April 24, 2015.She was born in Modesto, Calif., on June 3, 1929, the daughter of Mary T. Bennett; and siste...

Crouch, Lillian Estelle

Lillian Estelle CrouchLillian Estelle Crouch, 101, of Staunton, and formerly of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Augusta Health, Fishersville. She was born July 8, 1913, in Manassas, ...

Jackson Sr., Richard M. ¿Dick¿

Richard M. "Dick" Jackson Sr.Richard M. "Dick" Jackson, Sr., 79, of Crimora, Va., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 21, 2015. He was preceded in death by his late wife, El...

Martin, Haylee Alexis

Haylee Alexis MartinHaylee Alexis Martin, 12, of Waynesboro, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015.She was born on March 26, 2003, in Fishersville, daughter of Wayne Matthew Vaughan and the late Sa...

Martin, Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee MartinSandra Lee Martin, 44, of Waynesboro, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015.She was born on September 18, 1970, in Manassas, Va., daughter of Kenneth Martin and the late Betty Lou ...

Benefield, Marjorie Frye

Marjorie Frye BenefieldMarjorie Frye Benefield, 92, of Beltsville, Md., peacefully transitioned on Monday, April 20, 2015.Survivors are one daughter, Barbara Crump (Ronald); one son, Amos Jr. (Jacq...

Murray, Hazel Arvella

Hazel Arvella MurrayHazel Arvella Cornwell Murray, 98, formally of Woodbridge, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at a local nursing home. Born in Manassas on April 7, 1917, a daughter of the lat...

Price, Stanley L.

Stanley L. PriceSTAUNTON, Va.Stanley Leon Price, 80, of Lee Jackson Highway, Staunton, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Augusta Health.He was born on June 16, 1934, in New Market, a son o...

Ulrich, Joseph Eugene

Joseph Eugene UlrichWAYNESBOROJoseph Eugene Ulrich, 67, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in his home. Born July 1, 1947 in New Jersey, he was a son of Robert Ernest and Louise Eugenia (Moorman) Ulrich...

Zollman, Edith McManamay

Edith McManamay ZollmanEdith McManamay Zollman, 85, of Lexington, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Benjamin Borden Center in Lexington, Virginia. Born May 1, 1929 in Rockbridge County, the dau...

Tedder, B. Joyce

B. Joyce TedderWAYNESBORO, Va.Betty Joyce (Matthews) Tedder, 74, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Augusta Health.She was born on March 25, 1941 in Florence, S.C., a daughter of the late William Win...

1959 - 2015, Randy Scott Allen

Randy Scott Allen 1959 - 2015"I'm Learning to Fly, I'm Set Free"Randy, Dad followed his path home Saturday, April 18, 2015. Although he was a quiet, reserved one, he did what he loved and...

Conner, Frederick Allen

Frederick Allen ConnerFrederick Allen Conner of Oak Lane, Stuarts Draft, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Augusta Health. Born on July 11, 1944, in Waynesboro, he was a son of the late Dewe...

Floyd, Steven ¿DICKIE¿ Dean

Steven "DICKIE" Dean FloydSteven "DICKIE" Dean Floyd also known as "POPCORN", 54, of Crimora, passed away unexpectedly March 26, 2015.He was born in Waynesboro, on Oct...

O¿Brien, James Robert

James Robert O'BrienJames Robert O'Brien, 71, a resident of Waynesboro, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Shenandoah House in Fishersville.A son of the late George McClellan O'Brien and Ocey Fitzger...

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