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Elva Slawson

Feb 06, 1948 - Nov 17, 2023

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Woodbridge, VA

Elva Boone Slawson, 75, devoted wife, cherished mother, loving grandmother, and loyal friend, went to be with the Lord on November 13, 2023, at Sentera Hospital in Woodbridge, Virginia. She was of the Christian faith and, most recently, a member of Westwood Baptist Church in Cary, North Carolina. Elva was born on February 6, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late John Robert Boone and Ethel Perlina Curtis Boone. She graduated from Memphis Central High School in 1966 and was a Pep Club member. Th...Read More

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Tim L. Wyatt

Mar 23, 1939 - Feb 22, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Tim L. Wyatt, 84, of Lake Ridge, Virginia, passed away Feb.22, 2024 after a brief illness at Sentara Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, Virginia. After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from West Virginia University (his favorite location on the planet), he became a much admired American History teacher at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA. He loved his school and was a stellar faculty member there from 1964 to 1998, as well as being a cross-country coach. Tim enjoyed accompanying students to Jamestown, Yorktown and other sites of historical importance. His former students still happily recall his antics and impressive lessons, even though most of them are already retired. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tracy (a biology teacher and coach at Mullens High School in WV), and his beautiful mother Vivian (nee Peters). He is survived by his sister Karen and husband Mark McCurdy, of Winder, GA., his nephew Erik Sizemore and his favorite cousin Kathy Smith. His niece Carrie Read, husband Aaron and their four children. His nephew Rob Cunningham, wife Stephanie, and their three children. His wife Susan Cunningham, also a teacher (A.P. English) in the Washington, D.C. area, survives him after 42 years of marriage. Tim’s funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home in Beckley, WV, with interment following at the Blue Ridge Gardens at 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive Beckley WV 25801. In lieu of flowers, donations or contributions may be made to West Virginia Athletic Club.com or the Pride of West Virginia Marching Band. Macys 2024! The Pride is taking our Country Roads to the Big Apple! - Campaign (wvu.edu) And Let’s Go, Mountaineers!

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Rose Lecco Elkins

Feb 15, 1951 - Feb 21, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Rose Lecco Elkins was born in Welch, WV to Joseph and Lucille (Simpkins) Lecco on February 15, 1951. She is survived by her husband, James Elkins, a brother Joseph Lecco (May Barnhart), niece Jamies Hearter (Nick) and children Chase and Addison, and nephew Robert Lecco (Casey) and children Collins and Braegan.She worked for the Federal Government for 40 years and was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Woodbridge, VA.She was a super fan of her Ohio State Buckeyes as well as the Washington Nationals baseball team, with Jim and Rose having season tickets for the “Nats” for 20 years. She also enjoyed scrapbooking and Bible study.Visitation will be held at Mountcastle Funeral Home on Dale Blvd on Monday, March 4 from 6-8 pm. A memorial service will be held at Bethel UMC on Tuesday, March 5 at 11:00 with a graveside service at Quantico National Cemetery following the memorial service.

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Virginia Lee Clarke

Oct 11, 1933 - Feb 25, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Virginia (Ginny) Lee Clarke, 90 of Woodbridge, VA passed away on February 25, 2024. She was born October 11, 1933 in Hartford, CT the daughter of the late Earle Livingston Lee and Luna May Lee.She was a graduate of Mary Washington College. She began her career as a Physical Therapist at the National Orthopedic Hospital in Arlington, VA and ascended to the Director of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, VA. She enjoyed playing the organ, painting, bird-watching, Woodbridge lioness club, meal on wheels, VP of the senior church group, minister of Stephen ministry,Virginia was a Member of the St. Pauls United Methodist Church, in Woodbridge, VA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Douglas Clarke, Sr. She is survived by her children, Linda L. (Lt Col, (R) Peter) Holmsten of Manassas, VA., William D. (Donna Bannister) Clarke, Jr. of Waterford, VA and David Lee (Chris) Clarke of Stafford, VA. Six grandchildren, two step grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.Visitation for Ginny will be at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Rd, Woodbridge, VA. on Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 2:00PM - 4:00PM and 6:00PM - 8:00PM. Funeral Services will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1400 G. St., Woodbridge, VA on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 11:00AM. Burial will follow in Pohick Cemetery, Lorton, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul United Methodist Church.

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Geneva Morris Via

Oct 16, 1934 - Feb 22, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

On Thursday, February 22, 2024, Geneva Morris Via, loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend passed away at the age of 89. Geneva was born on October 16, 1934, in Boonesville, VA. She married George William Via on January 10, 1952. Geneva graduated from Mount Vernon High School and worked as an executive secretary at the US Army base, Fort Belvoir, until she retired in 1990.Geneva was devoted to her family, and her home was the heart of it all. From holidays and special occasions to Sunday dinners, everyone knew her kitchen table was open. She had a generous spirit and was always the first to offer help. Her good-hearted nature led her to tend to her family members when they became ill or needed care. She regularly brought meals to family, neighbors, and friends who had lost loved ones. She was a caregiver for her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, and created a welcoming place filled with love, food, togetherness, and no sodas before noon.She was preceded in death by her husband George Via; her parents Lydia and James Lloyd Morris; her son Jeffrey Via; her sisters Helen Morris, Eula Mae Morris, Ellen Shiflett, and Blanche Shiflett; brother Junior Morris; and nephew James Shiflett. She is survived by her two sons Joseph Lloyd Via, Sr. (Jennifer) and David Via, Sr. (Karen); nephew Donald Shiflett, Jr.; nieces Carolyn Shiflett and Peggy Campos (Victor); grandchildren David Via, Jr. (Sally), Elizabeth Via, Kellie Bell (Roy), Joseph Lloyd Via, Jr. (Kyli), Jordan Via, Kenneth Marek (Kandi), Michael Marek (Carrie), Jennifer Holton (Adam); great-nephews Brandon Reeve (Dominique), Donald Shiflett III (Rose), and Michael Campos; great-nieces Nicole Kirk (Alex), Amber Campos, and Brittany Shiflett; 23 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.The viewing will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, and the funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 29. Both will be at Mount Castle funeral home at 13318 Occoquan Rd. in Woodbridge, VA. The family will have a celebration of life at OWL station 2 located at 1306 F St. Woodbridge, VA 22191.The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Heart Association.

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Annyepearl Henderson Johnson

Apr 30, 1936 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

A Servant of God and MankindAnnyepearl Henderson JohnsonAnnyepearl Johnson, daughter of the late Adam Henderson and Rosie Lee Thigpen, was born April 30th in Fort Deposit, Alabama. She was the youngest of four children. She graduated from Brighton High School in Birmingham, Alabama, and was in the first Black nursing class admitted to study nursing at the University of Alabama. She was united in matrimony to her high school sweetheart, the late Julian Johnson, in 1957 and was married for 44 years. From that union, two children were born. Late in the evening of February 15th, 2024 Annyepearl, surrounded by family, answered her Father’s call.As a military spouse, she and family moved approximately every four years for 28 years during which time she traveled and worked around the world as a Registered Nurse. When Julian retired in 1979 from the Air Force, they relocated to Northern Virginia from Hampton, Virginia. In her working years, Annyepearl received many awards and accolades culminating in a well-deserved retirement, a testament to her hard work, dedication, success, and perseverance after 42 years. Throughout her life, she was active in civic and church activities. She served as a contributing member and leader in various organizations such as the Ebenezer Baptist Church (EBC) Mother’s Board, EBC Golden Eagles, EBC Ministry of Medicine, Prince William County Medical Reserve Corps, Daughters of Isis, Magnus Court No. 100, Golden Circle No. 156, Order of the Eastern Star, Pride of Fairfax, Lady of the Circle of Perfection, and Avery Court No. 5 and Cyrines.Annyepearl is survived by her children: Tammy Hyter (Tony) and Tommy Johnson; Five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren – all of Woodbridge, Virginia; One brother of Birmingham, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and two brothers and her husband Julian Johnson.Member of Ebenezer Baptist Church (EBC), member of EBC Mother Board, member of EBC Golden Eagles (Bible study group), member of EBC Minister of Medicine, member of the Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps. Member of the following charitable organizations: Daughters of Isis Magnus Court No. 100, Golden Circle Assembly No. 156, Order of the Eastern Star Pride of Fairfax, Order of the Circle of Perfection.

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Judith Ann Delinski

Mar 14, 1944 - Feb 19, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Judith Ann (Yaple) Delinski, age 79 of Woodbridge, Va., passed away on February 19, 2024 surrounded by her family after battling numerous health issues. Judith (Judy) was born March 14, 1944 in Erie, Pa., a daughter to the late Robert and Virginia (Smith) Yaple. She was a high school graduate of St. Benedict’s Academy and attended nursing school at Father Bakers School of Nursing in Buffalo, NY where she specialized in childcare. She adored her grandkids dearly and took every opportunity to hold newborn babies. Judy also enjoyed puzzles, reading and gardening and could distinguish among many plant varieties. Above all, Judy was an exceptional homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and devoted spouse to her lifelong husband, Richard.Judy spent most of her career working for the Prince William County Government where she enjoyed several friendships and always greeted people with a lovely outfit and a warm smile. Throughout her life and even during her declining health, Judy displayed bravery and courage; something that she will truly be remembered by. She was also an 11-year cancer survivor.In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by three brothers: Gary and Benjamin Yaple in infancy, brother Gerald Yaple of Fairview, Pa and a sister, Kathleen Guarino of Erie.Judy is survived by her husband of 59 years, Richard whom she married on October 2, 1965; three sons; John Delinski (Amy) of Erie, Jeffrey Delinski (Richelle) of Woodbridge, Va and Jason Delinski (Phillipa) also of Woodbridge, Va; a daughter, Holly Lengyel (Peter) of Yardley, Pa; grandchildren; Trenton, Ethan, Cole, Sera, Savannah, Elijah and Andrew Delinski; two sisters, Shirley Anderson (Bob) of South Carolina, Christine Hirz (Mike) of Millcreek; and a brother, Mark Yaple (Carole) of Erie.Judy will be missed beyond words and many hearts are broken, but she loved the Lord and now rests peacefully with her heavenly family.Friends are invited to call on Friday March 1, 2024 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Ave. 845 E 38th Street and are invited to attend a funeral service on Saturday March 2, 2024 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com.

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Norman Julian Dove Jr.

Dec 11, 1944 - Feb 17, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Norman “Butch” Julian Dove Jr., 79, passed away suddenly on February 17, 2024, in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was born on December 11, 1944, in Newark, New Jersey.Prior to marrying his beautiful wife Lana in September 1965, he served in the US Army. They resided in Hillburn, New York, where their children, Leslie, Norman III and Kurt were all born. In 1975, the family moved to Ohio when Butch started working for Sherwin Williams Automotive. His engaging personality and friendly demeanor were a benefit to his many years as a salesman for the company. The family relocated again, in 1982, to Woodbridge, Virginia when he became the Branch Manager in Vienna, Virginia. Butch and Lana remained in Woodbridge until they retired in 2006 and moved to Leesburg, Florida. They relocated to Clayton, North Carolina in 2014, then eventually back to the Woodbridge area in 2020.Butch enjoyed spending time with family and the house was always full. One of his favorite pastimes was cooking. Some of his specialties were spaghetti, fried chicken, and sweet potato pie, but he could make just about anything taste delicious! He loved sports- golf, soccer, baseball, tennis, and bowling, and played most of them in his younger years. He spent lots of time traveling the world with his siblings and in-laws. He was also a faithful servant of the Lord and found a new church home whenever the family moved. He loved his family beyond measure.He is survived by his children, Leslie, and Kurt; sister, Elisabeth; daughter-in-law, Traci; grandchildren, Lauryn, Lindsey, Alexis, Darrien, and Brenden; and great-grandchildren, Naomi, Londyn and Lyric. Butch is also survived by his sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; many cousins, nieces, and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman, and Mabel; his loving wife, Lana; his sister, Hazel; his brother, Robert; and his son, Norman III “Butchie”.Although he will be sorely missed, the family is grateful that he is back together with the love of his life.

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William Albert Cooper, Jr.

Mar 07, 1924 - Feb 20, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

William Albert Cooper, Jr., 99, of Woodbridge entered into eternal rest Tuesday, February 20, 2024. He was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War. Bill's full obituary will be published as soon as it becomes available. You are invited to share your expressions of comfort and support on his Tribute Wall on this website. To to the family or in memory of William Albert Cooper, Jr., please

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Amelia Reid

Sep 13, 1950 - Feb 15, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

On September 13, 1950, Amelia Reid was born to Louise Moore in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She departed this temporal life in preference to life eternal on February 15, 2024 at 1:00 PM. Amelia attended Westinghouse High School and went on to attend college for two years. She was employed by H.J. Heinz Company in 1977 and retired after more than 30 years. She worked in the Packing and Labeling Department and in the Sterilization Department before her retirement. Amelia loved traveling and spending time with her grandsons. She was an avid pool shark, and she was the biggest Steeler fan. She loved her team. Amelia was blessed with one son, Shaun A. Reid. A point of maturity was reached in Amelia's life when she professed a hope in Christ. She read her Bible regularly and attended various churches. Amelia was preceded in death by her mother, Louise "NuNu" Moore, and her uncle Norman Reid. She leaves to mourn her memory, her son, Shaun Reid and daughter-in-love, Lisa Reid, of Woodbridge, Virginia; sisters: Kathleen "Kathy" Murry of San Diego, California, and Pamela "Pam" J. Watkins of Dallas, Texas; two grandchildren: David L. Rayzer and Miles A. Reid of Woodbridge, Virginia; two nieces: Myra Reid and Stormme Watkins; two nephews: Kim Miller and Fred Murry; and her best friend, Charlotte Porter of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. To to the family or in memory of Amelia Reid, please

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Theodore J. Hill

May 02, 1950 - Feb 17, 2024

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Woodbridge, VA

Theodore J. Hill 73 also known as T.J, Tony, and Pop Pop died peacefully on February 17, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family.T.J was born in Stafford , Virginia on May 2, 1950 to the late James and Betty Hill. T.J worked at Valles Steak House as a traveling Chef from Florida to Syracuse, New York where he met his wife Martha. T.J also worked at Charlie Browns, Joe Thiesmann’s restaurant, K2, and Brittany’s alongside his good friend Greg. He also was employed at Exxon Mobile where he retired after twenty years and continued growing his landscaping business , T.J Hill and Son Landscaping. T.J was loved by many and never met a stranger.He is survived by his wife Martha (Longley) Hill and his children Latanya Osborne, Teddy Hill, Krista Hill and her fiancé Jarvis Wilhoit. Grandchildren, Skylar Wilhoit , Gianna Wilhoit, Nicholas Osborne, and Keijon Honorè.He was preceded in death by brothers Earl (Red) and James Jr.He is survived by his siblings Mary and the late Wayne Grey, Zola and Julius Johnson, Yvonne and Kevin Duncan, Willie Hill, Marie Hovey, Angela and Vincent Anderson, also several nieces and nephews from Virginia and Boston.Donations may be made in T.J’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association

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