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Wilbert C. “Billy” Lohr, Jr. 92 of Sparta died Saturday, April 18, 2015. Born in Uno, Virginia, he served in the United States Army Air Corp during WWII. He lived for many years in Chester and retired from Fort Lee after 23 years of civil service. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church, the American Legion Post 284 for 56 years, the Sparta Ruritan Club and USA Water Ski.
Anna Thomas Arnold, 99, of Ruther Glen, died Saturday, April 18, 2015. Born in Caroline, she was a lifelong and active member of Concord Baptist Church. She was the widow of Edward L. Arnold, Sr. Survivors include her six children, Jean A. Paris of Tennessee, Nancy A. Berger of Chester, Lucy A. Joyner of King and Queen, Edward Arnold, Jr. of Ruther Glen, Arlene Goodwin of Louisa and Sandra Taylor
Lewis R. Key, 83 of Bowling Green died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Mary Washington Hospital. Born in Batesville, Virginia, he served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Bowling Green United Methodist Church and had retired after 30 years of service at Ft. A.P. Hill. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Elliott Key; three children, Roger Key and his wife Eunice, Sharon Wright and her husband Steve
Marjorie May Garrett, 88, of Emerald Isle, N.C., formerly of Rappahannock Academy, Va, died at her home in Emerald Isle on April 10, 2015, surrounded by her family. Marjorie was born Feb. 20, 1927, to Roger L. and Audra M. Virts Daniels in Arlington, Va. She attended Bladensburg High School in Maryland. Marjorie married James LeFoe Garrett of Rappahannock Academy on Sept. 25, 1943, and was a homemaker until his
Edmund Tompkins DeJarnette Jr., of Ashland, Va., died on April 6, 2015. He was born in Richmond, Va. on January 15, 1938. He was a graduate of St. Christopher’s School in Richmond (1955), the University of Virginia (BA 1959, LLB 1963) and George Washington University (MS 1978). He served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve from 1960 until 1968. He was an American diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service from
Betty Lee (Askins) Beazley, 88, passed away on April 8, 2015 at her home in Mechanicsville. Betty Lee was born in Washington DC and educated in Fairfax and Caroline counties. She graduated from Pan American Business School. After graduation, she was employed in federal government positions in Washington D.C. and in Richmond. Her last employment was Deputy Treasurer for the Treasurer’s Office in Bowling Green. Betty Lee retired in 1991
Ethel Andrews Barlow, 93, of Ruther Glen died Thursday, April 2, 2015