OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Page County


Dale F. Turner


Dale Franklin Turner, 69, of Elkton, died on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Harrisonburg, after a prolonged illness.

He was born on June 1, 1946, in Page County and was a son of the late Herbert McKinley Turner and Lena Rhinehart Turner.

Mr. Turner was a carpenter and heavy equipment operator for A.B. Torrence and Parham Construction before retiring.

On Feb. 4, 1972, he married Rosa Lam Turner, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Dale Turner Jr. of Crimora; a daughter, Krista Dofflemyer of Elkton; and four grandchildren, including Brendan Collins, who was raised in the family home. He was preceded in death by six sisters, Irene Cardin, Vada Good, Mae Good, Charlotte Hilliards, Ruby Davis and Janice Turner; and four brothers, Emmet, Grant, Floyd and Glen Turner.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton by Pastor Briar Lam. Burial was in the Elk Run Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Massanutten Technical Center Foundation, 325 Pleasant Valley Rd., Harrisonburg, Va. 22801

Online condolences may be sent to the Turner family by visiting http://www.kygers.com .



Covington memorial


A memorial service for Patricia Louise Covington will be conducted at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 20, at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in Luray.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 900 E. Main St., Ground Floor, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Mrs. Covington died on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Life Care Center in New Market.



Gary L. Young


Gary Lee Young, 68, of 2189 Rileyville Rd., Rileyville, died on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.

He was born on Sept. 3, 1947, in Luray and was a son of the late Aubrey Lee Young and Lula Mozell Deavers Young.

Mr. Young retired as a forklift operator for Wallace Business Forms after more than 29 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by a nephew, Leslie Runyon of Rileyville; and a niece, Cathy Comer. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Beatrice Louise Price and Seretha Williams Runyon.

A funeral service was conducted on Monday, Feb. 15, at the Bradley Funeral Home. Burial was in the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray.

Memorial contribu tions may be made to the Luray VFW Comer-Jones Post 621, 218 Veterans Lane, Luray, Va. 22835. (Paid Obituary)



Leonard E. Good


Leonard Earl “Pete” Good, 86, of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

He was born on Feb. 12, 1930, in Shenandoah and was a son of the late Irvin and Gertrude Monroe Good.

Mr. Good was a veteran of the United States Army and had worked as a cement finisher. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

On Aug. 12, 1966, he married Juanita Jenkins Good, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Linda Elaine Kling and Stephanie Owens, both of Shenandoah; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Department, 201 Pennsylvania Ave., Shenandoah, Va. 22849.

Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting http://www.lindseykygerfuneralhome.com.



Gloria J. Cline


Gloria Jean Cline, 89, of Hopewell, formerly of Prince George, died on Monday, February 8, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Floyd and Zelda Estep Knipple; her loving husband of 50 years, Francis Cline; and her son, Rusty Cline.

Gloria was born in Luray, Page County, Virginia, and retired from civil service after 40 years as a Procurement Clerk.

She is survived by her son, Floyd P. Cline and his wife, Karen; daughter-in-law, Faye B, Cline; and her grandson, Eric W. Cline.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Brighter Living Sunflower Gardens for their care and compassion.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 201 Temple Avenue, Suite E, Colonial Heights, Va. 23834.

The family is being served by the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home. Condolences may be registered at http://www.jtmorriss.com (Paid. Obituary)



Lois A. Stoneberger


Lois Anne Stoneberger, 72, of 2077 U.S. Hwy. 340 W., Stanley, died on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at MontVue Nursing Home.

She was born on Jan. 26, 1944, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Richard Rogers Jobe and Virginia Lodesta Painter Jobe.

On April 29, 1964, she married Paul Larry Stoneberger, who survives.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sisters, Wanda Housden and husband Franklin of Stanley, and Mary Virginia Stoneberger, also of Stanley; and a brother, Roger L. Jobe and wife Mary Ann of Stanley.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Calvary Independent Brethren Church in Stanley by the Rev. Charles Turner and the Rev. Gary Nicholson. Burial will be in the Stoneberger/Donovan Family Cemetery in Stanley.

The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m. (Paid Obituary)



Jesse W. Turner


Jesse William Turner, 82, of 8 Smith St., Luray, died on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016.

He was born on May 8, 1933, in Shenandoah and was a son of the late William Amos “Willie” Turner and Mable Fina Rhinehart Turner.

Mr. Turner was a member of the Page Valley Baptist Church.

On Aug. 6, 1956, he married Sharon Rhea Lowery Turner, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Shawn and Gary Turner, both of Luray; a sister, Pauline Cave of Luray; two brothers, R. Lynwood Turner of Shenandoah, and Richard A. Turner of Stanley; one granddaughter, Heather Turner of Luray; one grandson, Nathan Turner of Luray; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Essie E. Alger, Frances Hilliards and Ruth Smith; and two brothers, Earl Franklin and Paul Amos Turner.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Page Valley Baptist Church by the Rev. Gary Nicholson and Pastor Donald G. Mallory. Burial will be in the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, at the church. (Paid Obituary)



Katie L. Whitfield


Katie Lou Comer Whitfield, age 87, of Elkton, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at her home.

She was born September 1, 1928, in Shenandoah and was the daughter of the late Alfred Carson Comer and Myrtle Turner Comer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas V. “Bob” Whitfield, on August 13, 2008.

She is survived by a daughter, Lou Ellen Whitfield Kirkendall and husband Mel; a son, William E. Whitfield and wife Sharon; a son, Thomas R. Whitfield; three granddaughters, Melody Kirkendall Morton and husband Dave, Adair Kirkendall Terry and husband Nick, and Marie Whitfield O’Connor and husband John; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Alfred Comer and wife Millie, Robert Comer and wife Bonnie, and Jack Comer and wife Sunny; a nephew, Kevin Whitfield and wife Melanie; and multiple nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Whitfield served on the Board of Trustees of Evangelical United Methodist Church and was a member of the Companions Sunday School Class; Board of Directors of the Elkton Area United Services, as well as a long-term volunteer; Board of Directors of the Elkton Historical Society, recipient of their “Elkton Heritage Award” and chairwoman of their Jubilee Ball for 25 years; past president of the Elkton Parent Teachers Association and recipient of the PTA “Volunteer of the Year” award; past member of the Elkton Downtown Revitalization Corporation, Elkton Progressive Improvement Committee and the Elkton Women’s Club.

A memorial service commemorating her life was held Saturday, February 13, at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 513 East Spotswood Avenue, Elkton, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. David Vaughn and the Rev. Ellen Martin officiating.

Condolences may be sent by visiting kygers.com.

Memorial donations may be made to the Katie Whitfield Memorial Fund, which will be used to erect a gazebo in Riverside Park for community use. Contributions may be sent to the Elkton Historical Society, in care of Casey Billhimer, P.O. Box 1, Elkton, Virginia 22827, or to https://www.gofundme.com/hgmbs7j7 (Pai.d Obituary)


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