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Mary L. Janish, 63, of Ruther Glen passed quietly into the arms of God on March 29, 2014 in Mary Washington Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and had retired after 10 years from Peumansend Creek Regional Jail. Prior to that, she had worked for G&H Pants Factory in Fredericksburg and also worked for the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years.
Elvira Campbell Gravatt, 87, of Ashland, went home to be with her Lord on March 19, 2014. She is survived by her sons, William Campbell (Betty), James Preston, and Gene Boyd Gravatt (Geralyn); her daughter, Sandra Ellen Gravatt; four grandchildren, Anthony, Kasi, Andy and Brittany; and sister, Lillian C. Pike. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Nelsen Funeral Home,
Mary E. Childs, 88, of Bowling Green departed this life on Feb. 23, 2014 at her residence. She was born on Aug. 13, 1925, to the late Otis and Mary Lou Minor. She was married to the late Warrenton Childs Sr., and from this union eight children were born, three of whom preceded her in death. Left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Christine Monroe, Margaret Cofield, and Thelma
Elvin Wayne Harmon Jr., 50, of Woodford died March 7 in Alexandria Hospital. He worked as a sheet rock hanger and loved fishing and NASCAR. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Mary and Mike Heflin; his son, David Hughes and two sisters, Theresa Furrow and Kim Furrow. A memorial service was held on March 14 in the chapel of Storke Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Online condolences may be left
Elizabeth Carol Allen, 71, of Ruther Glen died March 10, 2014 at her home. Survivors include her husband, Lin Allen; three children, Sharon Jones and her husband, Casey, Robin Click and her husband, Michael and Ronnie Mace Jr. and his wife, Kris; two stepchildren, Shelly Reynolds and Lindon Allen; brother, Ronald Sink; step brother, Bob Mowry; step sister, Beverly Gilmore; eight grandchildren, Michele Reed and her husband, Drew, Mandy Click,
Bobby Gene Tignor, 75, passed away on Feb. 26, 2014 at home and surrounded by his loving family. He moved to Poquoson from Caroline County in 1958 at age 19, and worked at the Newport News Shipyard from 1958 until 1996. With only a 10th grade education he worked his way up to retire as a general foreman after 38 years. He had a strong work ethic and after retiring
Kellam “Kelly” Fred Brooks, 46, of Ruther Glen, died Feb. 28, 2014 at Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born in Fredericksburg, he had worked at Lewis Tree Company, was an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the Twin Oaks Hunt Club. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann Brooks; his mother, Ann Rose and her husband, Bobby; his father, Kellam G. Brooks and his wife, Debbie; a sister, Lynn Sale