Obituaries — Page County

Eleuterio R. Feliciano

Eleuterio Rose Feliciano, 75, of Stanley, died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

He was born on Feb. 23, 1942, and was a son of the late Pablo Feliciano and Elisa Rose Feliciano.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Margarita Morales Feliciano, are two daughters, Elisa Feliciano and Evelyn Feliciano, both of Stanley; two sons, Eleuterio and Enrique Feliciano; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He had 11 siblings.

A private memorial service is planned for a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the U.Va./Page Dialysis Center, 235 Medical Dr., Stanley, Va. 22851.

Barbara S. Griffith

Barbara Sue Griffith, 77, of Luray, died on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.

She was born on April 7, 1940, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Elmer R. Higgs and Zelda Rogers Higgs.

Mrs. Griffith had worked as a secretary at Wrangler.

On Oct. 28, 1960, she married James Randolph Griffith, who died on Nov. 2, 2015.

She is survived by a brother, Thomas B. Higgs of Luray. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Campbell and Martha Ann Vaughn.

A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at the Bradley Funeral Home by Garland “Bubba” Gochenour. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Luray.

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

Rodgers D. Alger

Rodgers Deane Alger, 62, of Pensacola, Fla., died on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at his home.

He was born in Page County and was a son of the late Rumsey L. Alger Sr. and Chellie Hazel Deane Alger.

Mr. Alger worked as a heavy equipment operator throughout Virginia for a number of years.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Lorna Stockner Jones of Pensacola, Fla.; two brothers, Larry E. Alger of Richmond, and Jerry A. Alger of Dayton; and two sisters, Shelby J. Alger Buracker of Front Royal, and Phyllis L. Alger Seal of Luray. He was preceded in death by a brother, Rumsey L. Alger Jr.

Burial will be held at a later date in the Ed Alger Family Cemetery in Rileyville.

David A. Winfrey

David A. Winfrey, 74, of Beaverdam, died on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. He was born on Feb. 22, 1943.

Mr. Winfrey was a graduate of Elon College and the University of Virginia. He was a teacher, principal and director of transportation in Hanover County, as well as a teacher and principal at Shenandoah Elementary School for 11 years.

He is survived by four sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen Winfrey; a daughter, Karen Winfrey; his companion, Dorothy Edgar; and a brother, Michael.

A celebration of life service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Shenandoah Elementary School auditorium.

Betty L. Cubbage

Betty Lou Cubbage, 63, of Stanley, died on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

She was born on Sept. 27, 1953, in Stanley and was a daughter of the late Simon Daniel Cubbage and Iva Blanche Burns Cubbage.

Ms. Cubbage was a member of the Lucas Hollow Country Church in Stanley.

She is survived by a son, Christopher Michael Cubbage of Stanley; three brothers, Terry Wayne, Buddy Wayne and Ricky Lee Cubbage, all of Stanley; three sisters, Julia Ann Hensley, Nancy Marie Kisling and Rebecca Sue Boyd, all of Elkton; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Annabelle Cubbage, Helen Cubbage and Isabel Cubbage; and one brother, General Patton Cubbage.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, at the Lucas Hollow Country Church by Ronnie Cubbage and Jeff Lucas. Burial will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Luray.

The family will receive friends at the church from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7.

Janet O. Logan

Janet Odelle Shenk Logan, 91, of Luray, died on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at Winchester Medical Center.

She was born on June 16, 1926, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Lacurgus W. Shenk and Annie Nunn Shenk.

Mrs. Logan lived her entire life in the Luray area and was a Luray High School graduate. She was an active member of the St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church in Luray. She worked at First National Bank in Luray, retiring after 42 years of service, and also worked at Culpeper High School for a number of years.

On Dec. 4, 1948, she married James Tharpe Logan, who died on May 8, 1999.

She is survived by a son, James T. Logan Jr. of Harrisonburg; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by nine siblings, and was the last surviving member of the Shenk family.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Living Legacy, West Luray Recreational Center, P.O. Box 223, Luray, Va. 22835.

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David S. Brown

David Samuel Brown, 75, a resident of Henrico, Va., died on Monday, August 28, 2017, at his residence.

A son of the late Russell Alger and Martha Knight, he was born on October 5, 1941, in Virginia.

He was retired from Trailways Bus Company after 30 years of service and was an avid Nascar fan.

On June 23, 1962, he married Gladys Louise Dennis, who preceded him in death on December 2, 2002.

Surviving are two daughters, Pamela A. Ritchey and husband Eric of Glen Allen, Va., and Tammy S. Brown of Jacksonville, Fla.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at Newport Cemetery in Shenandoah with Pastor Wayne Wright officiating. There was no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, Va. 23060-9979; or to any Meals on Wheels in the Richmond area.

Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah handled arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting (Paid Obituary)

Eva L. Dovel

Eva “Louise” Shifflett Dovel, 86, of 1372 Honeyville Rd., Stanley, died on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at MontVue Nursing Home.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1930, in Rockingham County and was a daughter of the late E. Monroe Shifflett and Nora Lam Shifflett.

Mrs. Dovel was a member of the Leake’s Chapel Church of the Brethren in Stanley.

On July 2, 1949, she married Ervin E. Dovel, who survives.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Jerry O. Dovel Sr. and wife Sylvia G. Dovel, and Dennis R. Dovel and wife Susan P. Dovel; a daughter, Linda D. Quintrell and husband Carl Quintrell III; a son-in-law, John R. Woodward; two brothers, Paul Shifflett of Elkton, and Ray Shifflett of Shenandoah; four sisters, Marlene Comer and Lena Dean, both of Shenandoah, Mary Housden of Harrisonburg, and Ida May Roudabush of Elkton; nine grandchildren, Jerry Dovel II, Matthew Dovel, Melissa Johnson, Elizabeth Reed, Tanya Fulk, Alanda Rhinehart, Keith Gooden, April Queen and Carla Miles; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice F. Woodward; a daughter-in-law, Wanda R. Dovel; three brothers, Charles, Clyde and Conrad Shifflett; and one sister, Zada Comer.

A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at the Leake’s Chapel Church of the Brethren by Pastor Keith W. Simmons and Evangelist Earl E. Painter. Burial was in the Leake’s Chapel Cemetery in Stanley.

The family received friends at the church on Monday, Sept. 4.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leake’s Chapel Church of the Brethren, Stanley, Va. 22851.

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

Glenwood G. Aleshire

Glenwood Gay Aleshire, 80, of 2269 Pine Grove Rd., Stanley, died on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at U.Va. Transitional Care in Charlottesville.

He was born on Nov. 12, 1936, in Stanley and was a son of the late Recie Gay Pettit Aleshire.

Mr. Aleshire was a cattle farmer, carpenter and member of the Bethlehem Christian Church in Stanley.

On Oct. 27, 1979, he married Ruby Meadows Aleshire, who died on June 12, 2005.

Mr. Aleshire was also preceded in death by his second wife, the former Helen Cubbage.

He is survived by a sister, Judy Stoneberger of Stanley; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Pandolfo and husband Frank; a stepson, Herman Hutchinson; and four step grandchildren, Herman J. “H.J.” Hutchinson Jr., Stuart Cubbage Jr., Michelle Greene and Courtney Cubbage. He was preceded in death by a brother, Max L. Aleshire; and two stepsons, Stuart and Richard Cubbage.

A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at the Bethlehem Christian Church in Stanley by Pastor Andy Seastrom. Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

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

Peggy D. Lam

Peggy Dallas Lam, 84, of Shenandoah, Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, September 1, 2017, at Journeys Crossing in Elkton.

She was born on September 8, 1932, in Stanley, Va., and was the daughter of the late Patrick Henry Alger and Emma Catherine Dallas Lloyd.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Harold Lam Sr., in 1985; a sister, Doris Painter; a brother, Danny Alger; and a grandson, Jason Lam.

Peggy was a hairstylist and operated out of her home for many years. She retired in 2001 due to declining health. Peggy had a love for laughter, decorating and the work put into her flower garden. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs and took pride in the importance of being well dressed.

She is survived by her son, James H. Lam Jr. and wife Carolyn of Shenandoah; a daughter, Terry LeTourneau of Luray; six sisters, Dot Cave, Lou Comer, Shirley Thomas, Bonnie Burker, Kathy Cardin and Debbie Breeden; and six brothers, Fred Alger, Dwight Alger, Randolph Alger, Early Alger, James Alger and Jackie Alger. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Chris Lam, Robin LeTourneau, Billie Jo Ecroyd and Rachel Dean; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, September 4, 2017, at Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the funeral home chapel with Pastor Travis Hensley officiating.

Burial followed at Victory Baptist Church (Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery) in the Comertown area of Shenandoah.

Condolences may be shared at (Paid Obituary)

Charles A. Jarriel

Charles “Chuck” Allen Jarriel, 83, of Luray, Va., has flown his final mission.

He died on August 28, 2017, at Whispering Pines Assisted Living. He was born on September 12, 1933, in Ohoopee, Ga.

He joined the United States Air Force in 1955, learning to fly and eventually becoming a B52 bomber pilot. He loved to talk about learning to fly and about flying 24-hour missions while a member of the 62nd Bombardment Squadron, SAC, during the Cold War. When he left the USAF, he was a pilot for United Air Lines until his retirement.

He is survived by three daughters, Jill McCauley of Luray, Va., Jann Pinson of Lyons, Ga., and Jessica Moore of Savannah, Ga.; and two grandsons, Matt Pinson of New York, N.Y., and Jacob Moore of Savannah, Ga. He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Judy Flanders and Mrs. Karen Wilson; one brother, Todd Jarriel; and numerous nephews and nieces.

I know he would want to thank all the staff that helped him during his time at Whispering Pines.

A private memorial will be held at a future date. (Paid Obituary)

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