Stephen Monroe Waddy, 35, of Charlotte, N.C., died Jan. 16, 1998, at Triangle Hospice in Hillsborough, N.C.
Mr. Waddy was born in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 16, 1962. He worked as a car detailer.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Doores Waddy on Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Donald A. Waddy of Jessup, Md., and Herman Waddy Jr. of Raleigh, N.C.; two aunts, Catherine Doores of Warrenton and Lora Doores of Fairfax, and an uncle, Jackie Doores of Fairfax.
A funeral service took place Jan. 20 at Joynes Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment was in Culpeper National Cemetery.
Eugene "Gene" Collier Cropp, 82, of Rixeyville, died Jan. 15, 1998, at Warrenton Overlook Care Center.
Mr. Cropp was born June 30, 1915, in Culpeper, son of the late Thomas Cropp and Cornelia McQueen. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Jeffersonton Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Almeda G. Cropp of Rixeyville; two sons, Collier Cropp of Gadsen, Ala., and David Cropp of Charlottesville; three sisters, and 10 grandchildren.
The Rev. Marshall Braylo led a funeral service Jan. 18 at Clore-Geest Funeral Home Chapel in Culpeper. Interment was in Hillcrest Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jeffersonton Baptist Church, Jeffersonton, Va. 22724.
Bengie Morris Rector, 51, of Warren County, died Jan. 16, 1998, in the Veterans Administration Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Mr. Rector was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Winchester, son of Morris L. Rector and the late Alice E. Budd. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and worked as a horse trainer.
He is survived by his father, Morris L. Rector.
The Rev. Arthur Rajanayakam led a funeral service Jan. 18 at Royston Funeral Home in Marshall. Interment was in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Marshall.
Turner John Essex, 59, of Remington, died Jan. 18, 1998.
Mr. Turner was the son of the late Golden and Sally Essex.
He is survived by a brother, Lawrence Essex of Remington; three sisters: Liza Moore of New York, Rosetta Cropp of Culpeper and Mary E. Cropp of Brandy Station.
Family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Calverton.
Ethel Morris Heflin, 92, formerly of Arlington, died Jan. 17, 1998, at Westminster Canterbury, in Lynchburg.
Mrs. Heflin, originally of Union Mills and Spindale, N.C., was the widow of Howard N. Heflin. She was a member of Columbia Baptist Church in Falls Church.
A funeral service took place Jan. 21 at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment was at Catlett Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jehoash Presbyterian Church, Catlett, Va. 20119, or to Westminster Canterbury Fellowship Fund, 501 VES Road, Lynchburg, Va. 24503.
Frances L. Neese, 90, of Bealeton, died Jan. 19, 1998, at Fauquier Hospital.
Mrs. Neese was born July 22, 1907, in Bealeton, a daughter of the late Nathaniel and Mary Virginia Kemper Clopton. She worked as an accountant for the U.S. Coast Guard for 42 years. She had been retired for 30 years. She was a member of the Bealeton Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph P. Neese.
She is survived by her daughter, Norma L. Kipps of Bealeton; a son, Donald P. Neese of Warrenton; a sister, Ritchie Luttrell of Denver; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Jay Flickinger will lead a funeral service at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Bealeton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bealeton Baptist Church.
William Mason Lawrence, 78, of Warrenton died Jan. 19, 1998, at Fauquier Hospital.
Mr. Lawrence was born in Rappahannock County on Oct. 26, 1919, a son of the late Presley Evans and Lydia Payne Lawrence. He was a retired farmer and carpenter and a member of Fauquier Baptist Church.
He is survived by his companion of 20 years, Betty Rector of Warrenton.
The Rev. James Branyon will lead a graveside service at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Warrenton Cemetery.
Walton Hansbrough, 90, of Warrenton, died Jan. 24, 1998, at his home.
Mr. Hansbrough was born in Warrenton on April 2, 1907, the son of the late Joseph and Annette Virginia Hansbrough. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the Seabees in the U.S. Navy. He was the third generation in his family to do leather and harness work.
He is survived by his wife, Frances M. Hansbrough of Warrenton.
The Rev. J. Richard Winter and the Rev. John Chadsey led a funeral service Jan. 27 at Moser Funeral Home. Interment was in Warrenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warrenton Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 3370, Warrenton, Va. 20188.
Mary Wilson Myers, 85, of Markham, died Jan. 22, 1998, at Fauquier Hospital.
Mrs. Myers was born in Remington on Aug. 23, 1912, a daughter of the late Beverly and Leo Heflin Wilson. Her husband, Grover Myers, died in July of 1976.
She is survived by two daughters, Ora L. Pearson of Front Royal and Celia Myers of Markham; three sisters, Annie Dicks of Alexandria, Ruth Payne of Orlean and Irma Pearson of Front Royal; two brothers, Barnett Wilson of Gaithersburg, Md., and Graham Wilson of Orlean; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Randy Daniels led a funeral service Jan. 25 at Royston Funeral Home in Marshall.
Barret Weaver Jr.
Barret Mason Weaver Jr., 59, of Remington, died Jan. 22, 1998, at his home.
Mr. Weaver was born in Washington, D.C., on June 19, 1938. He was a office manager at AquaTech Waterproofing Co. in Remington. He was a longtime member of Mount Holly Baptist Church in Remington, where he served as chairman of the deacons. He was a member of the Sumerduck Ruritan Club.
He is survived by his wife, Joann M. Weaver of Remington; his parents, Barret M. Weaver Sr. and Grace Weaver of Remington; a son, Michael Todd Weaver of Bealeton; a sister, Amy W. McNally of Remington, and two grandchildren.
The Rev. David Sieringa led a funeral service Jan. 25 at Mount Holly Baptist Church in Remington. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Holly Baptist Church, 6223 Sumerduck Road, Remington, Va. 22734.
Carlton Clinton Curtis, 89, of Orlean, died Jan. 21, 1998, at his son's home in Florida.
Mr. Curtis was born in Fauquier on Nov. 18, 1908, a son of the late Fannie and Ernest Clinton Curtis. He was the former owner and operator of Colonial Cafeteria, one block from the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington, D.C. He was a member of Thumb Run Primitive Baptist Church in Orlean. He was a charter member of the Orlean Volunteer Fire Department, which he served for many years as chaplain and treasurer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mozelle Davis Curtis, and a son, John M. Curtis.
He is survived by two daughters, Janice G. Curtis of Orlean and Judith Ann Bolduc of Skowhegan, Maine; a son, Wayne C. Curtis of Ocala, Fla.; a sister, Pearl M. Schwab of Warrenton; a brother, Hunter T. Curtis of Warrenton; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Elder Raymond Pressley led a graveside service Jan. 24 at Orlean Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Orlean Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 15, Orlean, Va. 20128.
Elizabeth Poland Lee, 72, of The Plains, died Jan. 21, 1998, at her home.
Mrs. Lee was born July 12, 1925, in Herndon, the daughter of the late Claudius E. and Dorothea Poland. She was an integral part of the family business, Lee's Taxidermy, which she and her late husband started in 1945. She was a longtime member of Bethel United Methodist Church, serving in many capacities including as a member of the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Lee worked with many community and fund-raising activities when her children were younger.
She was preceded in death by her husband, L. Francis Lee Sr.
She is survived by two sons, Lewis F. Lee Jr. and Robert Lee, both of The Plains; two brothers, Curtis Poland of Aldie and Buddy Poland of Coral Springs, Fla.; a sister, Lydia Spindle of Reedville and two grandchildren.
The Rev. Jack Julcher led a funeral service Jan. 24 at Bethel United Methodist Church. Interment was in Lee Family Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, Va. 20187.