All News & Blogs
Obituaries for Thursday
Melinda Richir, 57, of Caroline County passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Mrs. Richir was a member of Ni River Community Church. She was a beloved "Nanny," had taught in Caroline County schools and enjoyed bird-watching and gardening.
Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Kevin Richir; children Jerimee and Calicoe Richir; father Joseph Howard and his wife, Mary; brothers David, Michael and Damien Howard; and sister Pamela Howard.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Make-A-Wish America, Gift Processing Center, Box 6062, Albert Lea, MN 56007.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.
Angeline "Ann" Gwaltney, 83, of Little Plymouth departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
She is survived by three sons, John Robinson Sr. of Newtown, David Robinson Sr. of Evansville, Ind., and Jimmy Baylor of King George County.
A service will be held at noon Saturday, Dec. 14, at Second Mount Olive Baptist Church, Little Plymouth, where a viewing will be held from 10 to 11:45 a.m.
Anna M. Tirrell
Anna M. Tirrell
Anna Mae Tirrell, 91, of Stafford County passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
She is survived by her children, Katie Cooper (Michael), Patricia Brugman (Tom), Charley Tirrell (Dorothy) and Michael Tirrell (Charlene De Vei); grandchildren Brendan Cooper (Jennifer), Megan Toellner (Chris), Erin Monteith (John), Amanda Bunyard (Alex), Brian Brugman (Golnar), Jonny and Katie Brugman and Alexander and Samantha Tirrell; great-grandchildren Nicholas and Rebecca Cooper, Chris and Cody Freeman, Dylan White, Katie Monteith and Aiden and Claire Brugman.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service. Inurnment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to mullinsthompson
Luther 'Billy' Washington
Luther 'Billy' Washington
Luther F. "Billy" Washington Sr., 80, of Bowling Green passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center in Fredericksburg.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Elaine E. Washington; three children, Luther F. Washington Jr., Sylvia A. Washington Bullock and Edward P. Lee; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A viewing will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m., at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, 16476 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA 22427.
His life shall be honored at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Caroline Community Services Center, 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, VA 22514. Interment will follow at Mount Lawn Cemetery, Woodford.
Online condolences are available at cwedwardsfuner
Roberta Lee Miller Raines, 95, of West Virginia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Born in Louisa, Ky., she was the daughter of William McKinley Miller and Emmer Barker Miller.
She had retired after 30 years from C&P Telephone Co., formerly Bell Atlantic Telephone.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Elton Raines; son Robert Michael Raines; sister Josephine L. Rice; and brother William B. Miller.
Survivors include dear friends Patricia Woody; Doug, Connie and Steve Booton; Shirley and Jerry Midkiff; Dee and Bud Harbour; and a host of other friends who loved her.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Greenlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Booton officiating.
Sign register book online storkefuneralhome.com.
Pearline Smith, 75, of Stafford County passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service will be handling the arrangements.
Myrna Jean Holmes Martin, 63, departed this life Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at a Richmond Hospital.
Washington Funeral Home in Tappahannock is handling the arrangements.
Queen Ester Pollard, 89, of Richmond, formerly of Newtown, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at her granddaughter's residence.
Washington Funeral Home, Tappahannock, is handling the arrangements.