Obituaries — Page County

Patsy A. Ritter

Patsy Ardella Ritter, 76, of Jessup, Md., died on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the Gilchrist Center in Towson, Md.

She was born on May 23, 1939, in Rockbridge County and was a daugther of the late Wittie Southers and Lovie Lilly Southers.

Mrs. Ritter lived the majority of her life in Maryland and worked assembling electronic components.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Don Thomas and Charles Ritter.

She is survived by a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Smith.

A funeral service is planned for Saturday, April 23, at the Neriah Baptist Church in Lexington.

A local service is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, at the Mount Zion Church of the Brethren in Luray.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, Tenn. 38105; or St. Joseph’s Indian School, 1301 N. Main St., Chamberlain, S.D. 57325.

Mary A. Derrenbacker 

Mary Anne Rau Derrenbacker, 76, formerly of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Arrangements are being handled by Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton.

Jeffery W. Cubbage

Jeffery Wayne Cubbage, 45, of 211 Chapel Road, Apt. 2A, Stanley, died on Monday, April 18, 2016.

He was born on Dec. 4, 1970, in Harrisonburg and was a son of Doris Louise Cubbage of Stanley.

Mr. Cubbage worked as a shipping and receiving clerk at Wrangler for more than 20 years.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his stepfather, John Rothgeb of Stanley; a brother, Carl Lee Cubbage of Stanley and fiancée Pam Foltz; and a niece, Kimberly Cubbage of Stanley.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at the Bradley Funeral Home by Evangelist Doug Gochenour.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with expenses. (Paid Obituary)

Betsy B. Woodward

Betsy Belle Berry Woodward, 74, of Luray, died on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Winchester Medical Center.

Betsy was born on Dec. 26, 1941, in Madison and was a daughter of the late Roy A. Berry and Paige K. Jackson Berry.

She is survived by a daughter, Janet M. Woodward Leake and husband Ronald Leake of Luray; a son, Wayne Alan Woodward and wife Sharon Woodward of Washington; a sister, Juanita Grymes; seven brothers, Roger, Douglas, Jessie, Bradley, Cluster, Roy and Charles Berry; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Clint Lewis and Curtis Lee Woodward; a daughter-in-law, Sally Louise Woodward; three sisters, Paige Madison Berry, Mabel Dodson and Shelby Gene Berry; and a brother, Wayland Berry

A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the Luray Pentecostal Church. Burial was in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Luray.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Fri day, April 15, at the church. (Paid Obituary)

Virginia M. Hennen

Virginia M. Hennen, 97, of Sumerduck, died on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Blue Ridge Christian Home.

She was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on March 3, 1919, a daughter of Paul and Mary Flick.

Mrs. Hennen was a longtime resident of Falls Church before moving to Fauquier County in 1980. She was a member of Morrisville United Methodist Church and was active in the Women’s Club. Mrs. Hennen had retired from C&P Telephone Company.

Her husband, Randolph W. Hennen, preceded her in death as did a sister, Margaret Spitzer, and four brothers, Paul, Francis, Richard and William Flick.

She is survived by two nieces and two nephews, Sandie Brazelton, Diane La Plant, Robert Flick and Steven Flick; and many great nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at Columbia Gardens Cemetery in Arlington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mor risville United Methodist Church. (Paid Obituary)

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