Kenneth E. Burks Sr.
Kenneth Eugene Burks Sr., 66, of 21 E. Monmouth St., Winchester, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, in Rose Hill Nursing Home, Berryville.
Mr. Burks was born May 21, 1934, in Middletown, the son of Mitchell and Sadie Ashby Burks.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 20 years.
He was married to Hattie Grace Christian.
Surviving with his wife are two sons, Kenneth E. Burks Jr. of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Willie C. Hill Jr. of Winchester; two daughters, Lettie H. Burks of Winchester and Jane Rena Burks of Stephens City; three sisters, Margaret Williams and Maggie Grimes, both of Cleveland, and Betty Burks of Winchester; a brother, Floyd Burks Sr. of Cleveland; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Cartwright Funeral Home, with Pastor Gilbert M. Mack Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Orrick Cemetery, Winchester.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Cartwright Funeral Home, 232 E. Fairfax Lane, Winchester 22601.
Delores J. Noe
Delores J. Noe, 60, of Skylark Court, Stephens City, formerly of Belfast, Pa., died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Noe was born Sept. 16, 1939, in Belfast, the daughter of Arthur Schmoyer and Anna Harrigan.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Winchester.
She was married to Louis Noe for 42 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Jacqueline A. D’Agostino of Herndon and Nancy N. Juday of Berryville; a brother, J. Asher Moser of Easton, Pa.; a sister, Margaret Rothrock of Tatamy, Pa.; and five grandchildren.
A son, Michael Noe, is deceased.
A funeral was Tuesday in Schmidt Funeral Home, Nazareth, Pa. Burial was in Union Cemetery, Hellertown, Pa.
Dorothy E. Fulton
Dorothy Ellen “Dot” Fulton, 69, of Bowling Green Road, Front Royal, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Fulton was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Strasburg, the daughter of Luther and Mildred Fleet Henry.
He was vice president of Arthur H. Fulton Inc. and retired in 1991. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stephens City.
She was a member of Crimesolvers of Winchester and a board member of Timber Ridge School. She was an active supporter of Randolph Macon Academy and was awarded an honorary diploma from the school on June 3, 2000.
She married Arthur H. Fulton on June 2, 1952, in Front Royal.
Surviving with her husband are her mother, Mildred Fleet Henry Ballard of Winchester; two daughters, Kathryn Fulton Davis of Bakersfield, Calif., and Mary Etta Schmidt of Winchester; three sons, Robert H. Fulton of West Cliff, Colo., James Thomas Fulton of Eden, N.C., and James Arnold Fulton of Mechanicsville; and nine grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. John Ericson officiating.
Memorials may be made to Timber Ridge School, 1463 New Hope Road, Cross Junction 22625; or to Randolph Macon Academy, 200 Academy Drive, Front Royal 22630.
Jones Funeral Home, Stephens City, is handling arrangements.
Robert H. Bergey
Robert Haldeman Bergey, 89, of Red Bud Road, Strasburg, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000, at home.
Mr. Bergey was born Feb. 24, 1911, in Mifflintown, Pa., the son of John Roy Bergey and Mary Heller Bergey. He played professional baseball and was an expert in rayon manufacturing.
In the 1930s, Mr. Bergey played baseball in the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Braves organizations.
In the 1940s and 1950s, he was the playing manager for the industrial team of the American Viscose Corp. in Front Royal.
Mr. Bergey retired from FMC Corp. after 40 years of service as the head of the viscose department.
A graduate of Mifflintown High School, Mr. Bergey was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Strasburg. He was a former member of the Strasburg Lions Club.
Later, Mr. Bergey helped start a Little League program in Strasburg and worked as an umpire at championship tournaments and other games throughout the Shenandoah Valley.
Mr. Bergey was married for 61 years to Marvel Maria Ulsh Bergey, who died Nov. 28, 1991. A son, Mervin A. Bergey, also is deceased.
Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Bergey Boyer of Strasburg and Marcia Bergey Baylis of Winchester; three sons, John Peter Bergey of Sarasota, Fla., Robert Ulah Bergey of Waynesboro, and Roger Haldeman Bergey of Harrisonburg; a sister, Sarah B. Toxvard of Berryville; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg, with the Revs. James Baseler and Banks Swanson officiating. Visitation will follow.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pa.
Memorials may be made to Strasburg Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 105, Strasburg 22657, Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester 22601, or Strasburg Fire Department, 163 E. King St., Strasburg 22657.
Naomi E. Hines
Naomi Martha Edmonson Hines, 100, formerly of Strasburg, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, in Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, Woodstock.
Mrs. Hines was born July 18, 1900, in Strasburg, the daughter of Oliver R. and Maggie Bausserman Edmonson. She was a businesswoman.
She was married to W.R. Frank Hines.
She was associated for many years with her husband at Hines Funeral Home in Washington, D.C.
She also was a former clerk and floor manager at the Hecht Company in Washington, D.C.
She was the oldest member of Strasburg United Methodist Church and a member of United Methodist Women.
Surviving is a great-niece, Norma Stickley of Woodstock, with whom Mrs. Hines had been living.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg, with the Rev. Brenda Biler officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Strasburg.
Pallbearers will be Bill Bausserman, Bill Stover, Kenneth Shank, John Stickley, Dennis Fleet, Mike McGowen, and Larry Pifer.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Strasburg United Methodist Church, 114 W. Washington St., Strasburg 22657 or to Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department, 163 E. King St., Strasburg 22657.
Dolores C. Neumann
Dolores Campos Neumann, 80, of Fairway Drive, Winchester, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Neumann was born Feb. 2, 1920, in the province of Belmez in Cordoba, Spain, the daughter of Jose and Rafaela Nogueira, and later the stepdaughter of Isidro Campos.
She was of the Catholic faith.
She was married to Heinz K. Neumann.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph K. Neumann of Elizabethton, Tenn., and John H. Neumann of Winchester; a sister, Anita Goshefski of Savannah, Ga.; and a brother, Joseph Campos of Glen Cove, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home, Winchester, with the Rev. Stanley J. Krempa officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Greenwood Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 3023, Winchester 22604.
Leola M. Poole
Leola Marie Poole, 81, of 194 Omps Drive, Winchester, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Poole was born June 3, 1919, in Tremont, Maine, the daughter of Frank Gott and Lucy Mitchell Gott. She worked for 25 years in Florida as a licensed practical nurse.
She came to Winchester in 1993 and was married to Lynwood M. Poole.
Surviving with her husband are three sisters, Anna Silverstone of Eustis, Fla., Frances Reed of Bar Harbor, Maine, and Ida Richards of Ellsworth, Maine; three stepsons, George A. Poole of Christiansburg, Lynn M. Poole of Winchester, and Roger MacDougal of Elizabethtown, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Margaret Kirschenman of Minno, S.D.; and several step-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, with Luther Nussbaum, Steve Marshall, and Mark Peters officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Everett Beekman, Lloyd Culp, Michael Jayne, Golden Kerns, James Southers, and Lee DeMolgn.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester 22601.
Shelby J. Triplett
Shelby Jean Wilson Triplett, 60, of Frederick County, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, in War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
Mrs. Triplett was born June 1, 1940, in Winchester, the daughter of Boyd and Madge Snyder Wilson. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Burnt Presbyterian Church.
She married Wesley Franklin Triplett on Nov. 3, 1960, in Hagerstown, Md.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Dixie L. Lum of Winchester and Debra L. Morton of Stephens City; a brother, Sterling B. Wilson of Frederick County; and four grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Michael R. Phelps and Associates Funeral Directors’ chapel in Stephens City, with the Rev. Glenn Grant officiating. Burial will be in Mt. View United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Fridley, Lawson Triplett Jr., Robert Lewis, Charles Cooper, Kevin Wilson, and Garland Good.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Valley View Nursing Home, Rt. 3, Box 277-A, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. 25411 or to Burnt Presbyterian Church, 168 Burnt Church Road, Winchester 22603.
Sarah L. Payton
Sarah Lola Payton, 90, of 100 Chalmers Court, Berryville, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at a local nursing home.
Ms. Payton was born Nov. 6, 1909, in Clarke County, the daughter of James William Payton and Bessie Elizabeth Diffenderfer Payton. She was a production worker at Byrd’s Cannery.
A graveside service was held Monday at Old Chapel Cemetery in Clarke County.
Arrangements were handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.
Janet M. Digges
Janet Marie Digges, 47, of 1362 White Post Road, White Post, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Digges was born Nov. 7, 1952, in Columbia, Mo., the daughter of Roger Jay and Ruth Mae Bindner Gruenewald.
She was an ultrasound technician at Winchester Medical Center and had been with the Peace Corps in El Salvador from 1977 to 1978.
She married James H. Digges on Feb. 2, 1974, in Phoenix.
Surviving with her husband, at home, and her parents, of Glendale, Ariz., are three sons, Jeffrey Colin Digges of Grand Forks, N.D., and Eric Landon Digges and Kyle James Dudley Digges, both at home; a brother, Steven Jay Gruenewald of Phoenix; and a sister, Karen Jean Allred of Phoenix.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, with the Rev. Peter Gustin officiating. Burial will be in Greenway Court Family Cemetery, White Post.
Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Colin Digges, Eric Landon Digges, Kyle James Dudley Digges, Phillip Fowler, Benton Ferrell, and James Ferrell.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Pancreatic Research, American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 85, Berryville 22611.
Maisie L. Billingsley
Maisie Leonard Billingsley, 96, of Front Royal, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Billingsley was born June 6, 1904, in Fauquier County, the daughter of John R. and Virgie Lee Pearson Leonard.
She was a member of Front Royal United Methodist Church and a charter member of Hope Chapter 73 of the Order of the Eastern Star of Fairfax.
She was married to Guy M. Billingsley.
Surviving are two sisters, Lucile L. Pearson and Flossie Shafer, both of Front Royal.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, Front Royal, with Dr. Robert Mark Jordon officiating. Burial will be in Leeds Cemetery, Hume.
Pallbearers will be Charles Leonard, John Leonard, Robert Leonard, Robert Bowen, Edward Bowen, and Berkley Pearson.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where an Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Benton M. Wicks
Benton Moore Wicks, 73, of Hamilton, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Wicks was born June 22, 1927, in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of Stanton Doane and Sylvia Moore Wicks. He was a retired educator with a Master of Arts degree in English.
He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a York Rite and Scottish Rite Mason.
He was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church, Front Royal.
A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal, with the Rev. Deborah Rutter officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Sunday.
James F. Thorne Jr.
James Fred “Jimmy” Thorne Jr., 39, of Slanesville, W.Va., died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000, in Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md.
Mr. Thorne was born Aug. 18, 1961, in Winchester, the son of James F. and Elma M. Eaton Thorne.
He was a self-employed trucker and a former timberman.
He was a member of Mt. Union Christian Church in Paw Paw, W.Va., and the NRA.
Surviving with his parents, both of Slanesville, are a daughter, Miranda Gail Thorne of Slanesville; a son, Zachary James Thorne of Slanesville; two sisters, Connie Whitacre and Beth Brown, both of Capon Bridge, W.Va.; and a brother, Tommy Thorne of Slanesville.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Mt. Union Christian Church, Slanesville, with Minister Doug Hardman and Minister Ansel Peer officiating. Burial will be in Old Mt. Union Cemetery, Paw Paw.
Pallbearers will be Jason Whitacre, Travis Thorne, Larry Combs, Dennis Bittenger, Jim Pownall, Clint Shingleton, Brent Combs, and Ronald Brown.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, W.Va.
Leland W. Cummings Jr.
Leland William Cummings Jr., 64, of 2011 Valley Ave., Winchester, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Cummings was born May 23, 1936, in Philadelphia, the son of Leland W. and Loretto Jordan Cummings.
He retired in 1990 as a professor of history at Harvard University, where he had earned a Ph.D.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was of the Catholic faith.
He married Theresa Doherty on Jan. 9, 1994, in Winchester.
Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Rosemary Corbin Cummings of Winthrop, Mass., and Anne Melissa Cummings of Centreville; two sons, Leland Wilson Cummings III of North Wales, Pa., and John Christopher Cummings of Burke; five grandchildren; and his former wife, Rosemary Cummings Stein.
A memorial Mass will be at noon Saturday in Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at Omps Funeral Home.
Selma S. Hinkle
Selma Sherrard Hinkle, 88, of Route 5, Box A-167, Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000, in a nursing home in Martinsburg.
Ms. Hinkle was born Feb. 28, 1912, in Whitacre, the daughter of William and Virginia Sherrard Hinkle.
She had been a waitress.
She was a member of the Pentecostal faith.
Surviving are a son, David Hinkle of Winchester; a daughter, Nancy Tibbs of Kearnesyville, W.Va.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Jackie Santmier, is deceased.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Omps Funeral Home, with Pastor Raymond Martin officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Frederick County.
Pallbearers will be Paul Tibbs, Tom Wood, David Hinkle Jr., Ronald Imbach Sr., Robert Hess, and John Imbach.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Anna B. McMullen
Anna Bell McMullen, 82, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Alexandria, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at her home.
Surviving are four daughters, Ruth Trenary of Crystal River, Fla., Katherine Trenary of Stephenson, and Nina Jane Lindsay and Tammie Sue Mulligan, both of Richmond; four sons, James Vernon Ale Jr. of Richmond, John “Sonny” McMullen of McKenny, and Marshall McMullen Jr. and Robert McMullen, both of Woodbridge; two sisters; three brothers; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at noon Friday at Nelsen Funeral Home, Richmond. Burial will be in Roselawn Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Arthur C. Halterman
Arthur Casper Halterman, 70, of Route 1, Box 180, Baker, W.Va., died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000, in Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, W.Va.
Mr. Halterman was born Sept. 5, 1929, in Harrisonburg, the son of Arthur Ransom and Maude Gretchen Harlow Halterman.
He was a retired farmer and a member of New Dale Church of the Brethren in Baker.
He was married to Peggy Ann Frye, who died July 31, 2000.
Surviving are three daughters, Beverly “Pixie” Taylor of Charlottesville, Deborah Diane Vance of Broadway, and Andrea “Ande” Zeinalpour of Dallas; a son, Arthur W. Halterman of Baker; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Another son is deceased.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Pine Grove Methodist Church, Baker, with Pastor Arland Schrock officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at McKee Funeral Home, Baker.