Lucas A. Reid
Lucas Austin Reid, 5 of Bristow, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at the Children's Hospital in Washington, D. C.
He was born on July 10, 1996 in Fairfax to Dwayne and Serena (nee Adams) Reid.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, George Reid.
Survivors include his parents of Bristow; a younger sister, Alexa Reid of Bristow; his paternal grandmother, Carolyn Reid of Fairfax; maternal grandparents, Philip and Elizabeth Adams of Fairfax; maternal great grandparents, Lillian Collins of San Antonio, and Matthew and Irene Baginski of Garfield, N.J.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Blasius-Baker Funeral Home, 9320 West St., Manassas.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fairfax Memorial Park, 4401 Burke Station Road, Fairfax.
Howard Alan Leshin, 56, of Manassas, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Prince William Hospital, Manassas.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1946, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a teacher for Prince William County Schools for more than 27 years. Most recently he taught mathematics at Stonewall Middle School, Manassas. He coached and umpired youth and adult baseball. He was an active supporter and participant in KYDA Pro Wrestling.
He is preceded in death by one sister.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Phyllis; two sons, Devin and Randy; his mother, Hannah Coughlin; two sisters; and many nieces, nephews, friends and students.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Lee Funeral Home, 8521 Sudley Road, Manassas. Interment will be private.
Donations can be made in his name to the Howard Leshin Holiday Fund, c/o Stonewall Middle School, 10100 Lomond Drive, Manassas, VA 20109.
Viola M. McMurtrey
Viola Marguerite McMurtrey, 79, of Manassas, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at her home.
She was a member of the Manassas Church of the Nazarene and Manassas Park VFW Auxilliary. She retired from Prince William County Health Department after 24 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Y. McMurtrey, who died in 1964.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce L. Evans of Centreville and Catherine A. McMurtrey of Alexandria; two sisters, Ruby Clapper of College Park, Md., and Maxine Coufal of Cotesfield, Neb.; two granddaugters; and two great-granddaughters.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Manassas Church of the Nazarene, 8220 East Spruce St., Manassas. Inurnment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Northern Virginia, Prince William Clinical Office, 9540 Center St., Suite 300, Manassas, VA 20110, in memory of Viola M. McMurtrey.
Arrangements are by Price Funeral Home, Manassas.
Juanita D. King
Juanita D. King, 82, of Arlington, on Friday, Aug. 17, 2001, at Culpeper Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the American Legion. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. King.
She is survived by two sons, Tommy E. King of Woodbridge and William C. King Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Marge Rickell of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge. A funeral service will be conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel. Interment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery.
Margie O. Lomax
Margie O. Lomax, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, at her residence.
She was a retired cab driver for Bluestreak Cab Co.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton E. Lomax Jr.
She is survived by her son, Robert Bowen of La Plata, Md.; one daughter, Debra Seay of Fredericksburg; one sister, Janie Sanford of Colonial Beach; one half-sister, Audrey Dunn of Ashland; three stepsisters, Margaret Jones, Thelma Jones and Edith Bowen, all of Montross; one stepbrother, Earl Balderson of Montross; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and her companion of more than 20 years, Bertha Seay. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tues-day at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 2217 Princess Anne St., Suite-001, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Marguerite A. Byrnes
Marguerite Ann Byrnes, 53, of Woodbridge, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2001, at Fairfax Hospital. She graduated from both Eastern Kentucky University and George Mason University. She was a retired master math teacher in Prince William County. She was a musician, artist and wonderfully creative mother. She was also a past president of Kappa Delta Phi and Kappan of the Year of Phi Delta Kappa.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Laube.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Byrnes of Woodbridge; her father, Archie Laube of Summerfield, Fla.; one son, Michael Byrnes of Ruther Glen; one daughter, Elizabeth Byrnes of Lake Ridge; and two sisters, Barbara Sichta of Acworth, Ga. and Catherine Austin of East Greenville, Pa.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 8 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 13750 Mary’s Way, Woodbridge. Interment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mark E. Guimond II
Mark E. Guimond II, 2 months, of Woodbridge, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at his home.
He is survived by his parents, April Michael and Mark Guimond of Woodbridge; his grandparents, Dick and Ruby Funkhouser of Locust Grove and Barbara and Theodore Murphy of Canton, Conn.; one brother, Steven Michael of Woodbridge; and one sister, Sarah Michael of Woodbridge.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge. A Funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Miller Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Wooten presiding. Interment will follow at Stafford Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mark Guimond II Memorial Fund, c/o Navy Federal Credit Union, 2898 Dale Blvd., Dale City, VA 22193.
James D. Alvey
James David Alvey, 57, of Lorton, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002.
He was born in Wilmington, Del., raised in Lorton, and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1962. While attending Emory and Henry College in 1963, he suffered a neck injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down. Through years of hard work and struggle, he went on to finish college at the University of Miami, Fla., later earning a law degree from George Mason University Law School. He and his brother, Richard, formed a successful law partnership in Woodbridge.
He faced adversity with great determination and strength. His generosity of spirit touched many lives and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his father, John E. Alvey II.
He is survived by his mother, Hazel Alvey of Dumfries; three sisters, Marjorie Barrett, Norma Green and Sandra Thurston; six brothers, John, William, Richard, Benjamin, Michael and Jay; and many nieces, nephews, family members and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Prince William County Police Association Hall, 14288 Dumfries Road, Manassas. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fraternal Order of Police, Battlefield #43, Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 195, Woodbridge, VA 22194-0195.
James W. Dodson
James William Dodson, 51, of Buckhannon, W.Va., formerly of Woodbridge, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002.
He was born in Quantico. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He was a Disabled American Veteran life member, editor/publisher of worldwide HACK'd magazine, loved sidecars and was a silent politician.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John William and Elizabeth Edna Wright Dodson.
Survivors include his wife, Christine M. Dodson of Buckhannon; children, Jessica Marie Carpenter; two brothers, Calvin Dodson and David Dodson; sister, Donna Dodson; and one grandchild.
Services to be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Inc. of Buckhannon.
Marjorie R. Huntington
Marjorie Rutter Huntington, 76, of Woodbridge, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Ann Arundel Medical Center in Maryland.
She was born in Wilmington, Del., and moved to Woodbridge in 1957. She was a member of the Woodbridge Women's Club, served as chairman and secretary of the County Electoral Board, a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, former president of the PTA at Fred M. Lynn Middle School, a member of the Prince William Republican Women's Club, Potomac Hospital Auxiliary and was a community reporter for the Manassas Journal Messenger. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Huntington.
Survivors include two daughters, Lynn Cloutier of Morrisville, N.C., and Wendy Rueda of Washington, D.C.; one son, Bill Huntington of Glen Burnie, Md.; one sister, Eleanor Aulen of Newark, Del.; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Road, where services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Robert Woodworth officiating. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
Memorial contributions may be made to Potomac Hospital Auxiliary, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge, VA 22195. E-mail condolences may be sent to Mountcastle.net.
Harold J. Wilson Sr.
Harold James Wilson Sr., the "Lorton Poet Laureate" of Lorton, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at his home in Lorton following a bout with pancreatic cancer.
Born in Carp Lake, Mich., July 22, 1923, he grew up and attended school in Pellston, Mich. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in World War II and the Korean conflict. Later, he became a civil service retiree. At Silverbrook United Methodist Church, he served as a Sunday School teacher, MYF counselor, trustee and chairman of the administrative council. He was also a member of the Cherry Hill Poets and Writers of Falls Church, the Lorton Historical Society, Lorton American Legion, Woodbridge Moose, was an active volunteer for the Lorton Community Action Center and one of the founders of the Lorton Little League and a volunteer at the Lorton Prison complex.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Eileen L. "Betty" Jenkins and Ann Delores Fay Jurstik.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Bettie Gibson Wilson; three sons, Harold James "Jim" Wilson Jr. of Rochester Hills, Mich., Thomas Henry Wilson and John Calvin Wilson, both of Lorton; six brothers, Wilbur A. Wilson of Pellston, Robert D. "Bob" Wilson of Sault Sainte Marie, Mich., Charles "Chuck" Wilson of Mercer, Mo., Ronald R. "Pinky" Wilson of Pittsford, Mich., Donald R. "Blacky" Wilson of Pellston, and William J. "Bill" Wilson of Levering, Mich.; two sisters, Maxine L. "Midge" Clapp of Charlevoix, Mich., and Nancy M. Rudy of Arcolia, Fla.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge.
Services will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday at Silverbrook United Methodist Church, 8616 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. Following the service at 2 p.m., a graveside service with military honors will be held at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
After burial, a reception will be held at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 27245, Richmond, VA 23261.
Wanda Mae E. Caudle
Wanda Mae Elizabeth Caudle, 58, of Front Royal, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton.
She was a nurse at Oak Spring Nursing Home, Warrenton.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Jessie Mae Funkhouser; one brother, Sonny Boy Bartley; and her companion of 23 years, Marvin Garrett.
She is survived by three daughters, Debra Caudle of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Lisa Robey of Virginia and Terry Caudle of Manassas; two sons, Michael Garrett and Patrick Garrett, both of Fredericksburg; two sisters, Dorothy Wolfe of Front Royal and Rita Sutton of Tampa, Fla.; one brother, Charlie Bartley of Leesburg; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Price Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas.
Anne B. Houser
Anne B. Houser, 85, of Woodbridge, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Potomac Hospital, Woodbridge.
She was a resident of Arlington Forest, Arlington, for 55 years.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Andrew and Walter Boretsky.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ralph Houser of Woodbridge; one son, Craig Houser of Fairfax; one daughter, Lynne Guerrino of Woodbridge; one brother, Harry Boretsky of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Mary Chandler of Florida and Roser Ickes of Ohio; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fairfax Circle Baptist Church, 3110 Chichester Lane, Fairfax, with the Rev. Joe Gill officiating. Interment will follow at National Memorial Park.
John H. Carrier, a Vietnam veteran who retired in Woodbridge from the Marine Corps in 1991, died Monday, July 1, 2002.
He was employed by the Library of Congress and was an avid long distance runner and consumer advocate. He was born in Manchester, N.H., and graduated from Bishop Bradley High School. Later, he graduated from the University of New York.
Survivors include his wife, Rene; and daughter, Amber.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m., at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Richmond, 4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060.