Jason Hamilton Pierce, 24, of Nashville, Tenn., died June 2, 1998.
Mr. Pierce attended Bradley Elementary School in Warrenton, Marshall Junior High School in Marshall, Fauquier High School and Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
He is survived by his mother, Helen Ann Hamilton Pierce of Rectortown; his grandmother, Mrs. David F. Hamilton of Herndon; two sisters, Rebecca Towndsend Pierce of Nashville, Tenn., and Constance Huston Pierce of Arlington; and a brother, Dr. Robert A. Pierce of Arlington. He was preceded in death by his father, the Rev. Robert K. Pierce of Smithfield, N.C.
A funeral service took place June 7 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Middleburg.
Florence Henry Lee, 88, of Warrenton died June 3, 1998, at Warrenton Overlook Care Center.
Mrs. Lee was born in New Jersey on May 21, 1910, a daughter of the late William Henry and Frances Louise May Henry. She earned a bachelor's degree from Douglass College, New Brunswick, N.J., in 1929, and master's degrees from Rutgers University in New Brunswick in 1932, and from Teachers College, Columbia University, N.Y., in 1940. She also earned a diploma in psychological counseling from Columbia in 1940, and a doctor of education in educational psychology from Rutgers in 1943.
Mrs. Lee worked as a teacher in the New Jersey public school system for many years. Later she worked as a lecturer and associate professor at Douglass College, eventually becoming coordinator of teacher education at Douglass and finally, from 1969 to 1974, chairman of the education department at Douglass.
A world traveler and member of numerous education associations, Mrs. Lee was recognized as a leader in education and noted in many collections of Who's Who. She also authored numerous books on education and chaired many education committees. In 1972 the Rutgers Graduate school of Education Alumni honored her with the Distinguished Service to Education Award.
She is survived by a son, Alfred William Lee of Warrenton; a daughter, Dorothy H. Lee of Tumwater, Wash.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Rev. Kanon Carthy led a funeral service June 8 in Highland Park, N.J. Interment was in Elmwood Cemetery in New Brunswick, N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 73 Culpeper St., Warrenton, Va.; Christ Episcopal Church, New Brunswick, N.J.; or to Douglas Alumnae Association, Douglas, N.J.
Madeline R. Porter, 82, of Newport, R.I., died June 8, 1998, at Newport Hospital.
Mrs. Porter was born on Oct. 31, 1915, the daughter of the late Charles H. Ritt, LCDR, USN retired, and Emeline Vars Ritt. She graduated from the former Jalliard School of Art in Los Angeles in 1936. She had worked as an artist for many years, retiring in 1997.
She was preceded in death by her husband, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Neil Claiborne Porter.
She was member of the Clambake Club of Newport, the Preservation Society of Newport County, the Newport Historical Society, the Newport Art Museum, the Redwood Library Association and the Newport Garden Club, of which she was president for four years. She was a member of Trinity Church in Newport since 1951.
She is survived by two sons, Neil C. Porter Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska, and Charles Robinson Porter of Warrenton, and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Trinity Church in Newport, R.I. Interment will be in Trinity Cemetery in Portsmouth, R.I.
Memorial donations may be made to the Newport Garden Club, c/o Mrs. James Kyle, 2 Howland Ave. Middletown, R.I. 02842.
Richard Gray Jr.
Richard "Dick" Lee Gray Jr., 77, of Richmond died May 30, 1999.
Mr. Gray was born and lived in Fauquier County until 1994, when he and his wife Shirley moved to Richmond. He was active in the community, including Boy Scouts, where he earned the Silver Beaver award. He also was active in the Ruritans, American Legion, Izaak Walton League and Loyal Order of the Moose.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Marr Gray; three children: Carolyn G. Wilcox of Hartford, Conn., Beverly G. Kates and David J. Gray, both of Richmond; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marlene G. Lorenti.
A funeral service took place June 4 at Huguenot Chapel in Richmond. Interment was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Richmond.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stony Point Reformed Presbyterian Church, 2330 Buford Road, Richmond, Va. 23235.
Resident of The Plains
Helen Josephine Corder, 78, of The Plains died June 4, 1999, at Oak Springs Comprehensive Care Facility in Warrenton following a battle with cancer.
Mrs. Corder was born Oct. 5, 1920 in The Plains, a daughter of the late Howard V. and Ms. Mathews Rector.
She is survived by her husband, George M. Corder Sr.; a son, George M. Corder Jr. of Marshall; a sister, Charlotte Haney of West Virginia; a half-brother, Elwood Rector of The Plains; a half-sister, Margaret Scott of Annandale; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Dr. Randolph Daniels led a funeral service June 7 at Royston Funeral Home in Marshall. Interment was in Marshall Cemetery.
Myrtie Estelle Markland, 85, of The Plains died June 6, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Markland was born in La Grange, N.C., on Jan. 7, 1914, the daughter of the late Levi Hardy Wade and Annie Laura Wade. She was a former employee of the Veterans Administration in Washington, D.C. She was a member of The Plains Baptist Church and volunteered for many local organizations including at Oak Springs nursing home, 4-H and with the Jaycees.
She is survived by her husband, George W. Markland Sr. of The Plains; a son, George W. Markland of The Plains; a daughter, Annette Elaine Storey of Marshall; a brother, Jesse J. Wade of Mount Airy, Md., and four grandchildren.
The Rev. Dr. Randolph Daniels and the Rev. Jack Rudy led a funeral service June 8 at Moser Funeral Home. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery in La Grange, N.C.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Estelle Markland Memorial Fund, c/o Marshall National Bank, 615 Branch Drive, Warrenton, Va. 20186.
Henry Thomas Rinker, 86, of Warrenton died June 1, 1999, at Fauquier Hospital.
Mr. Rinker was born in Waterford on Oct. 7, 1912, a son of the late Thomas F. and Lula Catherine Rinker. He worked as a laborer.
He is survived by his wife, Neville Rinker of Warrenton; a daughter, June Miller of Warrenton; a brother, George Rinker of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; three sisters: Pauline Milburn of Jefferson, Md., Dorothy Johnson of Leesburg; Mildred Quensenberry of Martinsburg, W.Va.; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Rose Rinker, and two sons, Donald Rinker and Henry Rinker Jr.
The Rev. Jeff Roberts led a funeral service June 4 at Bethel United Methodist Church. Interment was in Union Cemetery in Leesburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 5001 West Broad St., Richmond, Va. 23230; or Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, Va. 20187.
World War II veteran
George Richard Evans, 78, of Warrenton died June 3, 1999, at Fauquier Hospital.
Mr. Evans was born in Rockingham County on Feb. 11, 1921, the son of the late Robert Lee Evans and Lillie Evans. He was an army veteran of World War II, honorably discharged with the rank of corporal. He was a painter in the Northern Virginia area until his retirement in 1969. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7728 in Morrisville and the Mount Olivet Church of the Brethren in Timberville.
He is survived by his wife, Fleta M. Evans of Warrenton; a daughter, Peggy Frazier of Warrenton; two sons, Richard Evans of Warrenton and George Evans of Remington; four sisters: Annie Coffman of Manassas, Ruth Garber of Harrisonburg, Carrie Moyers of Timberville and Irene Morris of McGaheysville; a brother, Wade Evans of Warrenton; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The Rev. David Sieringa led a funeral service June 7 at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment was in Bright View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1290 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, Va. 22901.
Trash service operator
Elmer D. Brundage, 66, of Bealeton died June 8, 1999, at Fauquier Hospital.
Mr. Brundage was born in Remington on Feb. 28, 1933, the son of the late Howard Victory Brundage and Frances Pearl Brundage. He was the owner/operator of Little E Trash Service.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude V. Brundage of Bealeton; a daughter, Fran Brundage of Catlett; six sons: Elmer Brundage Jr. of Warrenton, David Brundage, William Brundage, James Brundage, Roy Brundage, and Robert Brundage, all of Bealeton; two sisters, Frances Garman of Stanardsville and Audrey Rinning of Hume; and a brother, Howard V. Brundage of Remington.
A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, June 11, at Remington Cemetery.