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Patricia Marilyn ("Trish") Edwards, formerly of Sterling, Virginia, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her home in Boise, Idaho. A memorial service will be held at Ustick Baptist Church (14301 W McMillan Rd, Boise) on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 10am. A reception will follow.

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Raye Ann Walker Kauffman, 63, of Purcellville, Virginia passed away far too soon on Friday, August 16, 2019. Raye Ann was born in Paducah, Kentucky on February 25, 1956 to James "Cotton" and Shirley Anne Connor Walker. She was a 1974 graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School and received Bach…

Stella Hamlin McAllister age 99 of Washington DC, formerly of Middleburg, VA departed this life on August 15, 2019 at Manor Care, Silver Spring, Maryland. Her husband, Clarence McAllister, preceded her in death. Left to cherish her memory and legacy are a host of many nephews, nieces and fri…

Sherman (Bud) Lloyd Stoops, 94 of Winchester, VA, originally from Blasdell, NY, went home to be with the Lord on August 3, 2019, surrounded by his children and his wife of 19 years, Mary. Formerly a resident of Leesburg, VA and a WWII Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife …

Lyn Sebesta of Leesburg, Virginia, passed away peacefully at the age of 76 on Friday, August 16, 2019. She was overtaken by the ravages of dementia. She was born on March 23, 1943 in Newton, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Floyd Bradford Sawyer and the late Dorothy Hazen Sawyer. She …

Francis Hutton Riggs, also known as Frank Riggs, a retired Air Force colonel who later lived his boyhood dream of becoming a fur trapper, died July 20, 2019, at Falcon's Landing in Potomac Falls, VA. He was 99 years old. He joined the Army in 1941 and entered basic training at Fort Belvoir's…

Gayla Faith Grove, 78, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at her residence. Born June 15, 1941 in St. Charles, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John James Wilson, Sr. and Pearl Bertha Cinnamon Wilson. She was a member of the Church of the First Born. Gayl…

Karen Margrethe Tjader passed on August 4, 2019 at her home in Sterling, VA. Karen is the beloved mother to two sons, Bob (Diana) and Bill (Tammy); Beloved grandmother to Christina, Erik (Alleigh), David (Michelle), Andrew and Stephen; and beloved great-grandmother to Gavin, Gwendolyn, Alexi…

Mrs. Michelina (Peggy) Croft (93 years-old) passed away at the Croft home in Potomac Falls, Virginia during the early morning hours of Sunday, 4 August 2019 surrounded by several of her devoted caregivers, her loving husband of 66 years, Ronald L. Croft Jr. and their two daughters, Deborah H…

Monica Brazzee Thompson, age 89 of Vienna, VA departed this life peacefully on Wednesday Aug. 7, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Friday Aug. 16, 2019 viewing and visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of service 11:00 a.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 6477 Linco…

Justin JaCory Payne, 38, of Winchester, Virginia, died Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his home. Justin was born May 18, 1981 in Winchester, Virginia, son of Dottie Ann Payne and W. Bruce Boyd. He graduated in 2004 from Shenandoah University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He was …

Dorothy Lee Graham Moss, passed from this life on August 3, 2019 in Braddock Heights, Maryland. She is survived by her 2 children, Thomas Edward Moss of Hedgesville, West Virginia and Linda Moss of Rosemont, Maryland. Dorothy is also survived by 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She…

Dr. John Francis Ferrell, DVM passed away peacefully June 9, 2019 in the presence of family. The son of Dr. John Joseph Ferrell, DVM and Margaret R. Ferrell, he was born June 24, 1934 in Newark, NY. Following in his father's footsteps, Jack graduated from NY State College of Veterinary Medic…

Jay "JJ" Jeffrey Brown, Sr., 61, dedicated husband, father, paramedic, educator, and community ambassador passed on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at INOVA Loudoun Hospital Center in Leesburg, Virginia with his wife, Mary by his side. Jay's vocation, spanning more than 45 years, centered on emerg…

Ray Fox, 86, of Aldie Va., passed away on February 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jenny Darby Fox, his brother Wesley Fox and sister Ruby Fox. He is survived by his daughter, Susan Fox dePolo, son, Daniel Fox, brothers and sisters Betty Monroe, Dot Iden, Molly Cordaro, Elmer …

Harold Richard Kemp, age 63 of Delaplane, Virginia died peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones on July 30, 2019. Harold is survived by his two daughters, Jacquelyn Swann (Sonny Swann), and Audrey Fleming (John Fleming) daughters of his former wife, Barbara Kemp. His beloved five gra…

Thomas Charles Butler (Tom) passed away on July 29, 2019 after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dolores Butler. He is survived by his wife Kathy Butler, his sons Joseph (his wife Kathy) and Michael Butler, his father Larry Butler, his sisters Victoria Ramsey (Jim) and …

Louise Erb Mayr, born Dec. 1, 1929 in Buffalo, NY, died peacefully on July 28, 2019 at home at Ashby Ponds, Ashburn VA, in the presence of family. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Otto Mayr IV, children Otto Mayr V and Claudia Dzaack of Berlin, Germany, Sophie Mayr Ras and Philippe…

Eileen "Midge" Mahoney Kowalski passed away on the 23rd of July 2019 in Richmond Vermont from complications stemming from adenoid cystic carcinoma. She is preceded in death by her parents Bernard J and Eileen F Mahoney and brother BJ Mahoney III of Aldie VA and her loving husband of 54 years…

Michael Alfred Megeath, Jr., 49 of Front Royal, VA passed on Monday, July 29, 2019. Michael was born Wednesday, June 3, 1970 in Leesburg, Virginia. He was a graduate of Loudoun Valley High School, class of 1988. Mike spent four years serving his country in the United States Navy and was a Gu…

John L. Noble 57, of Ashburn VA. passed away July 24, 2019. Born in Steubenville, Oh.on April 29, 1962,raised there as well as Bloomingdale, graduated Steubenville High School in 1980. Fulfilling his desire to be a CPA, graduated fromOhio State University in 1984. John's career as CFO'S at n…

Susan Woods Simon, 71, of Tuscaloosa AL died on July 28th, 2019. A Christmas baby, Susan was born to William Kermit and Estlyn Bawcom Woods. Mrs Simon was a strong-willed woman whose perseverance and strength in the face of adversity was an inspiration to those who knew her. A resident of Le…

Harold Dennis Branan, Jr, (Bippy) 65, passed away with family at his side on July 29, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Beej (Betty Jean) Branan, son, Jason Branan, mother, Patricia Sommers, three sisters, Elizabeth Beavers (Norris), Teresa Lickey (Stanley), Patricia Swetnam (Steve).  He wil…

Betsey Jean Smith Brown of Leesburg died on Monday, July 29, 2019, at home with her family present. She was 89 years old. She is survived by her four children, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Hilda Janet Dickens Tyson of Leesburg, Virginia, known as Janet to all, passed away on July 15, 2019 at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg. She was 78 years old.Janet was born July 22, 1940 in Leesburg, Va., to parents Dewey Edwin Hough and Hilda Gladys (Spring) Hough. She grew up in a house…

Alzena M. Chambers,  age 85,  of Ashburn, Virginia. Departed this life on Saturday July 27, 2019 at the Adler Center for Caring, Aldie, VA. She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Vanessa C. Jackson of Ashburn, VA, son, Donald L. Chambers, of Berryville, VA, granddaughter, Tosha L. …

Charlene Lovada Martin, 68, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 at INOVA Loudoun Hospital. Born May 29, 1951 in Leesburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late John Wilson and Ida Venus Hawkins Wilson. She attended Mannings Assembly of God Church. Charlene was a faithful…

Nancy L. Buchanan departed this world on July 23, 2019.  She is survived by her sons Alan R. Buchanan and Kent S. Buchanan.  She is pre-deceased by her youngest son John W. Buchanan, Jr. and her husband John W. Buchanan, Sr. and her brother Larry Connor.  She loved spending time with her gra…

Wayne "Buster" Gant, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 26, 2019 after an extended illness. He was born in Leesburg, Virginia, the son of Robert and Lillian Gant. Buster enlisted in the Army in 1972 and was honorably medically discharged from the Army. He spent 25 years working fo…

Proud, devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, nurse, realtor, patriot, and fitness/health advocate died from complications due to Acute Myeloid Leukemia.Charlotte was predeceased by her parents, Bud and Alma Finwall, her brother-in-law, Alan Stern and her niece, Chris Finwall. She is …

Alexander James Daly, Leesburg, VA and Huntersville, NC, was born on March 11,1991 and passed away suddenly of natural causes on July 27, 2019. He was the son of Patricia Magee Daly and James Michael Daly of Leesburg, VA. He is survived by his parents, four uncles, five aunts and seven cousi…

Louis E. Oswald (Eddie) passed away at the age of 86 surrounded by family at his home on July 27th, 2019 in Sterling, Virginia. He was born September 19th, 1932 in Arlington, Virginia. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Elizabeth Oswald (Betty), and their children: Billy Oswald and wife …

Kyle Marie Steffens passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 26, 2019 in the presence of her family and loved ones following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.Kyle was born May 11, 1961, the daughter of Virginia and Donald Gullery of Wappingers Falls, NY. Kyle is survived by her…

Ernest Lloyd Spinks, Jr., 79, of Hamilton, VA, passed away on Tuesday, July 16th.  Please share condolences with the family www.LoudounFuneralChapel.com

Jay Edgar Fleming, 85, of Leesburg, died on July 15, 2019, after a brief illness. Born on December 8, 1933, Jay was the son of John F. and Flora B. Weddle Fleming of West Newton, PA.

On Sunday, July 14, 2019, Ronald Douglas Speakman, loving husband, father and friend, passed away suddenly at the age of 58. Ron was born on May 19, 1961 in Inglewood, California to Esther Joanne Speakman and John Bellavia, Sr. Ron’s service to the community began at an early age and by age …

Julie Thayer Vehr, a dedicated conservationist and one of the first Middle-burg area residents to place her farm in conservation easement in the mid-1980s, died on June 22 at the age of 91. Mrs. Vehr, also known as “Dody” since childhood, was a talented artist and an avid equestrian as a mem…

Mrs. Orr was born November 17, 1934 to Harry Frank Mough and Leona Jean Mough of Armbrust, Pennsylvania, died on July 15, 2019 at Landsdowne Inova Hospital surrounded by her children Kim Truxel of Leesburg, Virginia and Jim Truxel of Purcellville, Virginia. Mrs. Orr was an active member of t…

Bonnie Stainback Epling began her life in March of 1942, in the middle of World War II, with her father away in the Pacific. She finally met him when she  was  two  years  old, and the family moved many times with her father's service as a doctor in the Navy, and his post-war medical career.…

Brian Eugene Shreve, 59, of Sterling passed away July 17, 2019. He was born in Danville, VA to Eugene and Shirley Shreve and grew up in Charlottesville. Brian graduated from Albemarle H.S. in 1978 and earned his BSEE from the University of Virginia in 1982. He went on to fulfill his childhoo…

William Turner Hummer, 78, of Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia, died Thursday, July 18, 2019 at his home. Mr. Hummer was born January 18, 1941 in Round Hill, Virginia, son of the late Charles Carlin Hummer and Ethel Mae Washington Hummer. He was a truck driver. He married Janet Crim Hummer…

Ann Michael Mathews, of Waterford, a journalist who served in the Kennedy, Johnson and Carter administrations, died July 12 in Leesburg. She was 83. Ann Michael was born in Atlanta, GA, attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and in 1959 became a reporter and fashion editor for the Nash…

GLADYS REBECCA DANIELS, Age 74 of Leesburg, VA Gladys Rebecca Daniels was born January 26th 1945 in Washington DC. She was the daughter of the late Robert Trammel and Emma Cox. On Tuesday July 9th 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at her residence God call her home to rest after a long illness. Gladys leave…

Kelsey  Elizabeth  (Farmer)  Hockenbury, 32, of Ashburn, VA, passed away on July 9th, 2019. The daughter of Ran and Kathleen (Mann) Farmer, Kelsey was born in Fairfax, Virginia on May 29, 1987. Growing up, she lived abroad in Prague, Czech Republic, and attended the International School of P…

Margaret Maxine Painter Hamilton "Gangal", age 92, passed from this life on July 15, 2019. She was formerly of Hillsboro, VA, and most recently a resident of Spring Arbor Assisted Living in Leesburg, VA. She was the wife of the late James P. Hamilton of Hillsboro, VA. who predeceased her in …

Jeannette (Best) Goeke, age 68, passed away June 25 at INOVA Loudoun Hospital. She never stopped putting her family first and being kind to others despite a long battle with a rare disease. Ask someone who knew her and they'd probably just say "she's a really nice lady." Born January 17, 195…

Jeanette Christine Jackson was born into this world on January 18, 1936 in Aldie, Virginia to the late Barnett Emory and Mary Etta Murray. She departed this life surrounded by her children Sharon and Kyle at home on July 6, 2019 after fighting a hard health battle. Jeanette attended public s…

Jesse C. “Jess” Gingras, 41, residing in Linden, Virginia, departed this life on June 8, 2019 in the presence of family and friends, after battling cancer since 2015. He is truly a Super Hero! He is missed far more than words could ever express. Jess was born January 20, 1978 in Fairfax, Vir…

Tunisia "Neek" Salimah Rasul, 31, of Ashburn, VA was granted her angel wings in the morning of Friday, July 5, 2019. Tunisia was born November 2, 1987 in Portsmouth, VA. She attended Woodside High School in Newport News and Maury High School in Norfolk where she was a very well-rounded stude…

Beverly Jean Bender Quinn, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt departed this life, at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren on Wednesday, June 26, aged 85. Born November 8, 1933 in Fort Wayne, IN Beverly was preceded in death by her family, parents Daniel…

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