OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Page County


Charles J. Wampler


Charles Joseph Wampler, 85, of Harrisonburg, died on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at his home.

He was born on Oct. 16, 1931, in Rockingham County and was a son of the late Martin Elmer Wampler and Lelia Virginia Cook Wampler.



Mr. Wampler graduated from Linville-Edom High School in 1949 and was a dairy and poultry farmer. He was a past member of the Linville-Edom Ruritan Club and a 4-H leader. He was a member of the Greenmount Church of the Brethren, where he had served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.



His wife, Maxine Hawse Wampler, preceded him in death.

He is survived by seven children, Deborah Chiavetta of Maurertown, Charles J. Wampler II of Fulks Run, Tamara Kronk of Broadway, Susan Nazelrod of Timberville, Timothy Wampler of Luray, and Randall and Rodney Wampler, both of Harrisonburg; a brother, Rowland E. Wampler of Daleville; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, M. Elmer Wampler Jr.



A memorial service was conducted on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Greenmount Church of the Brethren by Pastor Don Guthrie.



Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenmount Church of the Brethren, 4881 Greenmount Rd., Harrisonburg, Va 22802; or to the Linville-Edom Ruritan Club, P.O. Box 44, Linville, Va. 22834.





Charles W. Good


Charles William Good, 86, of Stanley, died on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at MontVue Nursing Home.

He was born on April 5, 1930, in Stanley and was a son of the late John Will Good and Maude Campbell Good.

Mr. Good had served as a volunteer for Page One.

He is survived by two daughters, Karen Campbell and Arvella Louise McCoy, both of Stanley; three sons, Bobby “Edward,” Douglas Theodore and Gary William Good, all of Stanley; a brother, Clarence Good of Shenandoah; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Samuel Eugene Good; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann McCoy; three sisters, Loney Freeze, Louvena Good and Ollie Campbell; and four brothers, Russell, Rufus, Thurston and John Amos Good.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Bradley Funeral Home by the Rev. Jack Campbell.

Memorial contributions may be made to Page One, Luray, Va. 22835.



Doris J. Mayne 




Doris J. Smith Mayne, 66, of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond..

She was born on Jan. 3, 1950, in Page County and was a daughter of the late George William Smith and Ruth Ann Kirtley Smith. 


She is survived by a son, Aaron Lofton Sr. of Edinburg; two brothers, Larry Smith of Grottoes, and Donnie Smith of Timberville; a sister, Ann Davis of Keezletown; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside memorial service was conducted on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock by Kevin Gerber.



Memorial contributions may be made to Sunset View Memorial Gardens, P.O. Box 747, Woodstock, Va. 22664.




Kenneth R. Moyer


Kenneth Ray Moyer, 82, of Keyser, W.Va., died on Monday, Jan. 16, 12017, at Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser.

He was born on May 11, 1934, in Luray and was a son of the late Raymond T. Moyer and Ina Pearl Judd Moyer.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Joan E. Burke Moyer, are a son, Phillip Moyer of Luray; a stepson, Michael Burke of Stanley; a sister, Anna Lou Moyer of Luray; two brothers, Carroll E. Moyer of Shenandoah, and James Allen “Jim” Moyer of Winchester; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Karla Stroope and Karen Culver; five sisters, Kathleen Graves, Elsie Griffith, Betty June Lawson, Shirley S. Long and Dorothy Purdham; two brothers, Robert T. and Glyndon E. Moyer; and two half brothers, Douglas and Nelson R. Moyer.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Page One, Luray, Va. 22835.



Doris E. Petefish


Doris Ernestine Petefish, 99, of Rileyville, died on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Whispering Pines.

She was born on Oct. 1, 1917, in Baltimore, Md., and was a daughter of the late Ernest Wiley Wood and Avis Edna Kintner Wood.

Mrs. Petefish owned and operated Dott’s Beauty Shop in Rileyville from 1961-2012 and also drove a school bus for Page County Public Schools. She was a member of the Page United Methodist Church.

On June 17, 1936, she married Kirby Elwood Petefish, who died on March 6, 1959.

She is survived by a daughter, Bonnie C. Lancaster of Luray; a son, Jerry Elwood Petefish of Stanley; a brother, Robert L. Wood of Pensacola, Fla.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Verna Horsley, June Holt and Sue Good; and three brothers, Gene, Neal and Ernest W. Wood II.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Bradley Funeral Home by the Rev. Laura Stratton. Burial will be in the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Volunteer Fire Department, 1 Firehouse Lane, Luray, Va. 22835.



Edward P. Romatowski


Edward Paul Romatowski, 87, of Luray, died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

He was born on April 18, 1929, in South River, N.J., and was a son of the late Victor Romatowski and Genevieve Wysocki Romatowski.

On Nov. 5, 1949, he married Bernice Tucker Romatowski, who died on Aug. 20, 2004.

He is survived by a son, Michael John Romatowski of Luray; a daughter, Joyce Renee Romatowski of Luray; a sister, Genevieve Mroczko of New Jersey; two brothers, Chester Romatowski of Florida, and Joseph Romatowski of Maine; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Alan Paul Romatowski; a daughter, Janie Romatowski; a brother, Victor Romatowski II; and a sister, Frances Kahora.

Services are planned for a later date.



Kenneth W. Fletcher


Kenneth William “Ken” Fletcher, 83 of Elkton, died on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at his home.

He was born on April 3, 1933, in Tazwell County and was a son of the late Samuel and Minerva Tolliver Fletcher.

Mr. Fletcher moved from Bryans Road, Md., to Shenandoah in 1990 after retiring from PEPCO in Washington, D.C. He moved to Elkton in 2015. He was a member of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church, Ashlar 125 Masonic Lodge and the VFW in Shenandoah. He was a veteran, having served in Germany.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 58 years, Shelbia Jean Fletcher, are a daughter, Tamula Fletcher Ayers; a sister, Edith Perkins; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry K. Fletcher; four brothers, Richard, Fred, Steve and Donnie; and three sisters, Lottie Perkins, Mollie Johnson and Uva Kirk.

A funeral service was conducted at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ellen Martin. Burial was private.

Memorial contributions may be made to CMTA, P.O. Box 105, Glenolden, Pa. 19036; or to the Grove Hill United Methodist Church, 980 U.S. Hwy. 340 North, Shenandoah, Va. 22849.



Jo Ann Burner


Jo Ann Burner, 58, of Luray, died on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1958, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Floyd C. Campbell and Ruth Beahm Campbell.

On July 5, 1985, she married Charles Alfred “Farmer” Burner, who died on Dec. 14, 2011.

She is survived by a son, Charles Adam Burner of Luray; a brother, Floyd C. Campbell Jr. of Mount Jackson; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Bradley Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m.



Linda S. Harlow


Linda Sue Wright Harlow, 59, of Shenandoah, died on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Shenandoah.

She was the daughter of the late Bessie Wright.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Lee Harlow, whom she married on Sept. 6, 1996; a son, R.L. Harlow and wife Wendy of Stanley; two sisters, Michelle R. Hensley of Harrisonburg, and Tina M. Bolyard of McGaheysville; one brother, Brandon L. Wright of Elkton; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Opal Cave.

A private graveside service will be held.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Page County Animal Shelter SPCA, P.O. Box 62, Luray, Va. 22835.

Bradley Funeral Home handled the arrangements. (Paid Obituary)




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