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Obituaries
Obituaries Archive

Gaylon L Ludwig
Posted 2017-03-23

    Gaylon Lee Ludwig Sr., 87 of Edinburg, died  March 18.

    Mr. Ludwig was born December 11, 1929 in Edinburg son of the late William Hunter and Stella Helsley Ludwig.

    He was married to the late Helen Louise George Ludwig.

    Surviving are three daughters, Helen Ludwig Smootz  of Mt. Jackson, Louise Ludwig Tusing of Shreveport, Louisiana, Barbara Bailey of Basye; a son, Gaylon Lee Ludwig Jr. of Mt. Jackson; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.


Clarence Mumpower
Posted 2017-03-23

   Clarence Edward ( Sam) Mumpower 83, of Woodstock,died March 15.


Beverly W. Sprunger
Posted 2017-03-23

    Beverly Whittington Sprunger,  69, formerly of Strasburg died, March 16.


Larry R. Coffman
Posted 2017-03-23

     Larry Russell Coffman, 78, of Star Tannery died March 17.

  He was born Oct. 2, 1938 at Strasburg, son of the late Winford Franklin Coffman Sr. and Elizabeth Marie Hammon Coffman.

  He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Faye Coffman.

    Surviving is a son, Richard T. Coffman of Star Tannery.


Jean M Duffield
Posted 2017-03-23

Jean Morris Duffield, 85, of Strasburg died March 13.

    She was born at Strasburg on Feb. 22, 1932, a daughter of the late Wilber Webster and Anna Mary Airhart Morris. She was the widow of the late Robert Hugh Duffield. 

  Survivors include her children, Kerri D. Barnhouse of Madison, OH, Tonya S. Duffield and Jennifer D. Cook, both of Strasburg; three sisters, Margaret E. Morris of Strasburg, Mildred Dawson of Venezuela and Mary Funk; a brother, Donald Morris both of Strasburg and two grandchildren.


Anthony D. Boyd
Posted 2017-03-23

    Anthony Duane Boyd, 37, of Maurertown died March 18.

    He was born Feb. 23, 1980 at Woodstock, son of Douglas Madison Boyd and Tammy Vance. 

   He worked as an installation contractor for HughesNet. 

   Survivors include his wife, Brandy McFarland Boyd and daughter, Isabella; mother, Tammy Vance North; father, Douglas Madison Boyd; maternal grandfather, Daniel Ryman; maternal grandparents, Charles and Joyce Vance; paternal grandparents, Marcus and Nancy Boyd; sisters, Nikita Faye Boyd, Stephanie Nicole North, Brandi Michelle North and Samantha Renee North.


Mary A. Fadely
Posted 2017-03-23

    Mary Ann Fadely, 87 of Woodstock died March 13.

    Mrs. Fadeley was born in Woodstock on Dec. 19, 1929, a daughter of  the late Fred Gordon and Rena Keller Wolverton. She was the widow of Ralph Eugene Fadely. She was employed as deputy clerk of the Shenandoah County Circuit Court, retiring after 20 years of service. 

    Surviving are two daughters, Debra Ann Fadely of Woodstock and Wanda Sue Williams of Emigrant, Montana; a sister Jane Vehrencamp of Wofford Heights, California.


Joseph L. Neff
Posted 2017-03-23

    Joseph Lee Neff, 29, of Woodstock died, March 11.

    Mr. Neff was a son of Carl Lee Neff Jr. and Sharon Clatterbuck Neff.

He was self-employed. 

    Surviving along with his parents are his fiancée Melissa Bosley of Woodstock; children, Makiah Bosley, Jada, Amyah and Kaden Neff, all of Woodstock; grandparents, Betty Bucher and Carl Lee Neff Sr. both of Woodstock; sisters, Amanda Buchanan of Nathalie, VA and Angela Powell of Illinois.


Paul D. Nelson
Posted 2017-03-23

    Paul Dexter Nelson, 85, of Woodstock died March 17.

    Surviving are his wife, Elsie McClanahan Nelson, two brothers, James Nelson Jr., 

and Richard Nelson, both of Riley, KS..


Vernon H. Stead Jr.
Posted 2017-03-23

    Vernon Harrison Stead, Jr., 55, formerly of Edinburg, died March 17.

    Mr. Stead was born October 27, 1961 in Woodstock, son of Fay Ward Hiner of Edinburg and Vernon H. Stead Sr. of Fort Valley. 

    Surviving, along with his parents are a brother, Ronald Stead of Edinburg; step brothers,

 Douglas Hiner and Michael Hiner  and half-brothers, Duane Stead and JonMichael Stead.  


Edith Reynard Head
Posted 2017-03-23

    Edith M Reynard Head, 85 of Woodstock died  March 15.

    Mrs. Head was born October 31, 1931 in Leesburg, daughter of the late Carl and Alma Moran Reynard. She was the widow of James Melvin Head.

    Surviving are two daughters, Diane Brainard of Dearborn Hgts, Michigan and Norris J. Kelly of Woodstock

a son, Michael Head of North East, MD; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.


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