OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Page County


Oliver P. Clements


Oliver Powhatan Clements, 67, of Elkton, died on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

He was born on Jan. 21, 1950, in Rockingham County and was a son of the late Leon and Peggy Smith Hansbrough.

Mr. Clements was a member of the Wolftown Pentecostal Church and was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 45 years, Ruby Shifflett Clements, are a son, Brent “Boo” Clements of Shenandoah; two stepdaughters, Cindy Rodgers of Harrisonburg, and Wanda Eppard of Elkton; three brothers, John Clements of Elkton, David Clements of Keezletown, and Greg Hansbrough of Grottoes; two sisters, Vivian Hensley and Claudine Lam, both of Elkton; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gloria Widdowfield.

A funeral service was conducted on Friday, March 10, at the Wolftown Pentecostal Church in Madison County by Pastor Jeff Shifflett. Burial was in the Elk Run Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

Condolences may be sent to the Clements family by visiting www.kygers.com.



Max W. Fisher



The Rev. Max William Fisher, 92, of Fulks Run, died on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at his home.

He was born on May 27, 1924, in Illinois and was a son of the late Ernest and Ruby Benson Fisher.



Mr. Fisher graduated from Bridgewater College and received his master’s degree from Madison College. He was a minister with the Church of the Brethren for 42 years, serving in Franklin and Keyser, W.Va., Fulks Run, Bergton and Luray, before retiring. He became a poultry farmer after his retirement.



On Aug. 2, 1942, he married AnnaBelle Shoulders Fisher, who died on Aug. 2, 2012.



He is survived by a son, Jerry Fisher of Missouri; four daughters, Colleen Shuda of Fulks Run, Donna Barnes of Illinois, Dixie Brower of Verona, and Brenda Richards of Broadway; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley M. Racop; and a son, Thomas Leroy Fisher.



A funeral service was conducted on Saturday, March 11, at the Mountain Grove Church of the Brethren in Fulks Run by Pastor Eric Wetzel and Jerry Shiflet. Burial was in the Mountain Grove Cemetery.



Memorial donations may be made to the Mountain Grove Church of the Brethren, c/o Ronnie Fulk, 13089 Jenny Lane, Fulks Run, Va. 22830; or to the Broadway Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 666, Broadway, Va. 22815.





Norma E. Broyles


Norma Elece Broyles, 85, of Clinton, Md., passed away on March 6, 2017. She was born in Luray, Va., on September 2, 1931, to the late Cecil J. Presgraves and Myrtle L. Short.

As a newlywed in 1951, Norma and her husband moved to Washington, D.C., and shortly thereafter went to work for Hot Shoppes Restaurant until 1963. She then stayed at home to raise their three children. In 1976, she returned to work as an assistant for a silk-screening company, Triple J&K, and finally retiring as an office manager from McDonald and Eudy Printers in 2000.

She loved spending time with her family, playing bingo with her husband, “Buddy,” and enjoying the companionship of their golden retrievers, Ginger and Brandi.

Norma was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Maurice “Buddy” S. Broyles.

Norma is survived by her children, Monica (Tony), Robin, and Scott (Mary Lee); and her grandchildren, Meagan, Julie and Ryan.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Hospice of Charles County Inc., 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, Md. 20603 (301-861-5300). (Paid Obituary)



Donald G. Mallory


Donald George Mallory, of Hollins, Va., born February 22, 1944, in Oklahoma, went home to be with the Lord on March 5, 2017, at 73-years-old.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Jimmi Kaye Blackburn Mallory; his son, Cole Hubbard Mallory of Oxford, Ga., and wife Laura, and their four children, Matthew, John, Andrew and Michala; his son, Donald Luke Mallory of Greensboro, N.C., and wife Brandi, and their three children, Brooklyn, Caleb and Abigail; and his siblings, Mary Emmert, Clayton Mallory and Charlie Mallory.

Pastor Don Mallory was a Hoosier native, a veteran of the United States Air Force, held degrees from the Culinary Institute of America, the University of Wisconsin in dietetics, and a ministerial degree from Tabernacle Baptist Bible College. He served with his family as missionaries to Haiti for 14 years and started multiple churches. He pastored Page Valley Baptist Church in Luray for 14 years and was currently pastoring Shenandoah Baptist Church in Verona.

He was a bright light for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. ~ 2 Tim. 4:7

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017, at Valley Baptist in Stuarts Draft.

Visitation was conducted from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017, in the Henry Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.henryfuneralhome.net. (Paid Obituary)



David R. Walker


David Robert “Skinner” Walker, 60, of 152 Sunrise Dr., Rileyville, died on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Mr. Walker was born on March 7, 1957, in Washington, D.C., and was a son of the late Marie Harrelson.

He is survived by two sons, Dillon and Jonathan Walker, both of Texas; and the loving family of Joseph Hebert and Elizabeth Greenwood and their son, Aaron Hebert, all of Rileyville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. (Paid Obituary)



Frances J. Hannah


Frances J. Hannah of Luray, Va., left her earthly life on March 10, 2017, at the age of 86.

She is survived by her children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and five siblings.

Her life was full and she enjoyed gardening, church activities and participating in her children and grandchildren’s lives. She served in the Army before moving to Luray in the 1950s and was one of Luray’s first business women. She was for many years a leader in the ladies Altar Society of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church.

She was admired by her family for her quiet strength and fortitude.

The family was to receive friends at the Bradley Funeral Home between 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, with a prayer time from 7:30-8 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m on Thursday, March 16, at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in Luray. All are welcome. (Paid Obituary)



Florence A. Turner


Florence Marie Anderson Turner, 68, of 1294 Mount Zion Road in Luray, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, March 9, 2017, surrounded by her entire family.

She was born on March 18, 1948, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Raymond Joseph and Lenora Frances Goode Anderson.

Mrs. Turner was a founding member of Calvary Independent Brethren Church in Stanley.

She was a Licensed Practical Nurse for more than 23 years and during her career cared for thousands of residents during their stays at local nursing homes, most recently at MontVue Nursing Home in Luray for over 20 years. She also worked as a bus driver for Page County Public Schools for nine years, through which she drove daily school bus routes, in addition to shuttling hundreds of sports players to their various sporting events over the years. She also worked at Appomattox Sewing Factory.

On November 12, 1963, she married Charles Russell Turner Sr., who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Patricia Price, and husband Harry of Luray; two sons, Charles Turner Jr. and wife Dawn, and Joseph Turner and wife Lora, all of Luray; seven grandchildren, Matthew Cubbage of Herndon, Jonathan Cubbage and wife Ashley, Nicholas Cubbage and wife Brittany, and Ashley Prichard and husband Dusty, all of Luray, Amber Turner of Harrisonburg, Cecily Yankey of Linden, and Wesley Yankey of Harrisonburg; eight great-grandchildren, Jonathan Cubbage Jr., Nicholas R. Cubbage, Mason Cubbage, Wyatt Cubbage, Aidan Prichard, Laney Prichard, Raegan Cubbage and Maddox Cubbage; three sisters, Juanita Shenk, Mary Broyles and Joan Wright, all of Luray; and two brothers, Raymond Anderson of Luray, and Tony Anderson of Stanley.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert “Peanut” Anderson, Charles Anderson and Robert J. Anderson.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to countless people, and those whose lives she touched will undoubtedly miss her sorely.

The family received friends on Saturday, March 11, from 6-8 p.m. at Calvary Independent Brethren Church in Stanley.

A funeral service was conducted on Sunday, March 12, at 2 p.m. by Aaron Weakley, the Rev. Harold Kephart and Elder Roy Campbell. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Florence loved flowers, and family and friends who wished to honor Florence’s memory were encouraged to send flowers to the church.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Florence’s name to Calvary Independent Brethren Church, 1294 Mount Zion Road, Luray, Virginia 22835.

Arrangements were handled by Bradley Funeral Home in Luray. (Paid Obituary)




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