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Mary W. Lomax

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Date published: 7/30/2014

Mary W. Lomax

Mary Wormley Lomax, 83, of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at home with her family at her side.

Mary was a laundry presser at Marine Corps Base Quantico for 28 years and then worked for Best Western hotels as a housekeeper.

She loved music, reading tabloids and working crossword puzzles. She was an avid reader. She loved entertaining friends and family at home and visiting them. She was a devoted wife to James "Raymond" Lomax until he preceded her in death in 2006.

Survivors include two sisters, Evelyn Louise King and Betty Bright, both of Spotsylvania County; children John Wormley of Fredericksburg and Virginia and Michael Brooks of Lorton; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home in Fredericksburg. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Spotsylvania. Burial will follow immediately after the service at Quantico National Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at albennett andsonfuneralhome.com.