OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Page County



James L. Hoak
James Leroy Hoak, 77, of Sebastian, Fla., died on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.
He was born on April 28, 1934, in Page County and was a son of the late Robert and Leoma Hoak Bradley.
Mr. Hoak was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving from 1950-1974. After retiring from the Marine Corps, he drove a taxi in the Washington, D.C., area.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Janet Arlene Snyder, whom he married on Aug. 31, 1957.
He is survived by five children, Michael Hoak of Morganton, Ga., Lisa Dickerson and Cindy Monroe, both of Stafford, Allison Martin, of Sebastian, Fla., and Gerald Hoak of Byhalia, Miss.; four brothers, Douglas Bradley of New Market, Bobby Bradley of Newport Richey, Fla., and Melvin and Steve Bradley, both of Luray; two sisters, Judith Good and Sandra Painter, both of Stanley; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Page Bradley.
A private service will be held at a later date.

Breeden memorial
A memorial service for Kenneth Wayne “Kenny” Breeden will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the New Hope Pentecostal Church on Farmview Road in Stanley by Pastor Randy Miller.
Mr. Breeden, 69, of Stanley, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012.

Beverly R. Armel
Beverly Roy Armel, 81, died February 11, 2012, at home.
Mr. Armel was born August 15, 1930, in Luray, Va., and was the son of the late Buford Roy and Blanche Virginia Hammer Armel. He was the grandson of George E. and Ida B. Kitchen Armel and Oscar and Mattie Bumgardner Hammer.
On October 10, 1949, he was united in marriage to Lois Ann Hinton Armel of Luray, who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Teresa Ann Gander and husband Jim of Luray, Va., and Stephanie Kay Wentz and husband Mark of Shenandoah, Va. Also, two grandsons, Joshua and Christopher Gander, and two granddaughters, Brooklyn and Beverly Wentz.
Upon graduation from Luray High School in 1948 he was employed by the Page Milling Co. In 1952, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served until 1956. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Comer-Jones Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 621 in Luray. Upon discharge he returned to work at the Page Milling Company and became assistant manager and vice president.
In November of 1960 he was appointed as a rural mail carrier for the Luray Post Office. During his 26 years, he served Routes 2 and 4, Luray, and Rt. 1 Rileyville, Va. He retired in November 1986.
He was a charter member of the Luray Jaycees and served in various offices including that of president. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for his community service. He was an active Freemason and belonged to the following Masonic bodies: Lafayette Lodge 137 A.F.&A.M. Luray, Va. - Royal Arch Chapters Luray 4, Rockingham 6, Shenandoah 17, John Dove 21 and Hiram 45 - Luray Commandery 19 Knights Templar - Bob M. Priode Council 203 Allied Masonic Degrees - Red Branch of Eri and Valley of VA York Rite College 161. He was awarded the coveted John Dove Medal for his dedicated services in Royal Arch Masonry. He was District Lecturer for the 15th Capitular District.
He was an avid country musician who played with numerous bands during his lifetime.
On January 31, 1943, he joined the Luray Methodist Church.
Graveside services were held at Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Masonic Rites were performed by Lafayette Lodge 137 A.F.&A.M. with military honors by the Comer-Jones VFW Post 621.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VFW Post 621, Luray, Va.; or Lafayette Lodge 137, Luray, Va. (Paid Obituary)

Truman Wine III

Truman Markwood Wine III, 9, of New Market, died on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.


He was born on Aug. 7, 2002, in Harrisonburg and was a son of Holly Kennedy of Linville and the late Jeffrey E. Wine, who also died on Feb. 4, 2012.
He was a fourth-grade student at Ashby Lee Elementary School in Mount Jackson.
Surviving in addition to his mother are a sister, Deseree Kennedy of Linville; two brothers, Sean Wine of Stanley, and Kirby Wine of Luray; and his grandparents, Robert and Linda Kennedy of Linville, Shirley Curry of Shenandoah, and Maxine Wine of New Market. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Truman Markwood “Markie” Wine Jr.


A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the New Market Community Center, 9184 John Sevier Road, New Market, by the Rev. Bruce Johnson. Burial will be private at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Market Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 245, New Market, Va. 22844.


Arrangements were entrusted to Theis Funeral Chapel in New Market, where friends may sign the register book.


Jeffrey E. Wine
Jeffrey E. Wine, 48, of New Market, died on Saturday, Feb.

4, 2012.


He was born on Nov. 30, 1963, in Woodstock and was raised by his adoptive parents, Maxine A. Wine of New Market and the late Truman M. “Markie” Wine Jr. He is also survived by his birth mother, Shirley J. Curry, of Shenandoah.


Mr. Wine attended Broadway High School and was employed as an operator of the night juice room at Bowman Apple Products in Mount Jackson.
Surviving in addition to his mother and adoptive mother are two sons, Sean Michael Wine of Stanley, and Kirby Scott Wine of Luray; four sisters, Patricia Mongold, Crystale Nunemaker, Connie Thornton and Nancy Zupo, all of New Market; two brothers, Steve Curry and Charles McDaniel, both of New Market; and a grandson. His son, Truman M. Wine III, also died on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.


A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the New Market Community Center, 9184 John Sevier Road, New Market, by the Rev. Bruce Johnson. Burial will be private at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Market Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 245, New Market, Va. 22844.


Arrangements were entrusted to Theis Funeral Chapel in New Market, where friends may sign the register book.

Kathleen Sudduth
Kathleen Waters Sudduth, 91, of Winchester, died on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Winchester Medical Center.
She was born on Aug. 4, 1920, in Luray and was a daughter of the late James Ernest Waters and Adria Susan Judd Waters.
Mrs. Sudduth had worked as a receptionist at Winchester Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Blue Ridge Grace Brethren Church, where she served on the Women’s Missionary Council, taught Sunday school and Bible school and volunteered at Camp Grace.
On Dec, 3, 1938, she married Richard Mason Sudduth, who died on March 23, 1986.
She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Ann Miller of Bel Air, Md., Sandra Kay Ramey of Charles Town, W.Va., and Mary Susan Shade of Spout Spring; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Amos, Arthur, Ralph and Alva Waters; and a daughter, Nancy Carol Miller.
A funeral service was conducted on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Blue Ridge Grace Brethren Church in Winchester by the Rev. Darrel Taylor. Burial was in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolent Fund of Blue Ridge Grace Brethren Church, 1025 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, Va. 22602.

Elizabeth Shuler Wampler
Elizabeth “Beth” Shuler Wampler, 76, of Harrisonburg died Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Oak Lea of Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Born on October 6, 1935 in Elkton, Virginia, Beth was the fourth child of Fred Amos Shuler Sr. and Alma Beatrice Comer Shuler, both of whom preceded her in death.
Beth graduated from Shenandoah High School in 1953, where she was Senior Class President, and from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia in 1957 with a BA in English.
On April 19, 1957, she married Richard Bond Wampler of Elkton at Shenandoah Christian Church in Shenandoah, Virginia.
An avid gardener, artist and pianist, Beth was involved in a number of organizations and clubs. A realtor since 1974, she was awarded Realtor of the Year in 1985, opened Harrisonburg Real Estate with husband Richard in 1987, and retired in 1992. An active member of Asbury United Methodist Church of Harrisonburg, Beth was a long-time member of the choir and Women’s Society of Christian Service, the Massanutten Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution where she served as Chaplain, the Retired Navy Officers’ Wives Club, James Madison University’s Lifelong Learning Institute, the Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild, and served as a Docent for The Virginia Quilt Museum. Beth was a former member of the Harrisonburg Rotary Club. She enjoyed traveling, the arts and playing bridge. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
Beth is survived by her husband of 54 years, Commander Richard Bond Wampler (USN-Retired); daughter Bonnie Wampler Young and husband David of Alpharetta, Georgia, and daughter Lisa Wampler Ladisic and husband Michael of Atlanta, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Megan Elizabeth Young, David Bradley Young II, Madison Katherine Young, Clara Marie Ladisic, Annie Elizabeth Ladisic, Rachel Beatrice Ladisic and Margaret Katherine Ladisic; brothers Charles F. Shuler of Elkton, Virginia, Fred Amos Shuler Jr. of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, and Dr. James M. Shuler of Blacksburg, Virginia; sisters Mary Frances Shuler Johnson of Lynchburg, Virginia, and Mrs. Herbert M. (Eva) Holtzman of Alexandria, Virginia; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
An 11 a.m. memorial service and reception were held on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 205 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia. Immediately following the reception, a private ceremony for the family was held at Mill Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 7600 Port Republic Road, Port Republic, Virginia.
Funeral arrangements were provided by Lindsey Funeral Home, Harrisonburg. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to accounts established to assist and encourage students: Nursing Scholarship, VMRC Foundation Fund “In Memory of Elizabeth Shuler Wampler,” 1491 Virginia Avenue, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802; and Performing Arts Scholarship, JMU Foundation for the “Elizabeth Wampler Memorial Fund,” James Madison University ― AGR, MSC 3603, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807. (Paid Obituary)

David C. Windle
David Carroll Windle, 56, of Luray, died on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at his home.
He was born on Dec. 21, 1955, in Shenandoah County and was a son of the late Irving Lee Windle and Mildred Cook Windle.
Mr. Windle was a Capitol architect for 20 years employed by the federal government. He was a member of the Mount Zion Lutheran Church at Fairview and the Luray Moose Lodge 1413. He was an avid carpenter and gardener.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Mamie Windle, are a son, David Lee Windle of Luray; a daughter, Laura Garlene Windle of Luray; and one grandson.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock by the Rev. Timothy Nilsen.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dellingerfuneralhome.com.

Sabina E. Good
Sabina Ernestina Good, 36, of Harrisonburg, died on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Dec. 8, 1975, in Harrisonburg and was a daughter of Martin Good Jr. of Luray and Wanda Jean Higgs Foster of Harrisonburg.
Surviving in addition to her parents are two brothers, Martin Good III of Luray, and Derek Good of Harrisonburg.
A memorial service was conducted on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Newport Christian Church by the Rev. Walter E. Lundblad.

Damon R. Pettit
Damon Ray Pettit of Luray died Sunday, February, 12, 2012, at Page Memorial Hospital.
Damon was born January 25, 1971, in Luray and was the son of Alma R. Pettit of Luray, and Dale Pettit, also of Luray. He was employed at the Luray Caverns, where he worked in maintenance at the motels.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Gabriel Pettit of Harrisonburg, and Kanen Pettit of Luray; and two daughters, Leah Pettit and Riley Pettit, both of Luray. He is also survived by two brothers, Warren Pettit of Luray, and Jason Pettit of Stanley; and a sister, Bronwyn Pettit of Luray. He also leaves behind a host of others, both friends and family, who loved him dearly.
A celebration of Damon’s life, led by Pastor Erich Bennett, will be held on Saturday, February 18, at 4 p.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home. Refreshments will be served after the service at the Luray Caverns restaurant. Friends may call any time at the home of his mother at 32 Yagers Road in Luray.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Page County Relay For Life or to a charity of your choice. (Paid Obituary)

Timothy B. Gilbert
Timothy B. Gilbert, MD, 50, of Severna Park, Md., died in his home on February 9, 2012. Tim was born in Luray, Va., to Edward and Jean Gilbert on May 3, 1961.
He graduated from Luray High School. Dr. Gilbert went on to receive his undergraduate and medical degree from University of Virginia. After completing his Anesthesia Residency at George Washington University Medical Center, he completed his Cardio-Thoracic fellowship.
Dr. Gilbert served as Director of Cardio-Thoracic Anesthesia at the University of Maryland Medical School. He also earned a MBA and MS in Information Technology from the University of Maryland.
As a teen, Tim loved serving as a volunteer firefighter. Throughout his life he had a passion for teaching and learning, music, and helping people. He also enjoyed cooking and home improvement.
Tim was a loving father and husband. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Phyllis; his children Ian, Keller, Andrew, and Lila Grace of Severna Park; his father Edward (Argie) of Florida; and his brother Jay (Gilda) of Winchester, Va. He was preceded in death by his mother Jean.
A memorial service was held on Monday, February 13, 2012, at 1 p.m. at St. Martin’s in the Field Episcopal Church, 375 Benfield Road, Severna Park, Md. 21146. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by Barranco and Sons, P.A., Severna Park Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the St. Martin’s in the Field Episcopal Church Organ Fund in Severna Park, Md.
Online condolences may be made at www.barrancofuneralhome.com. (Paid Obituary)

Roy L. Good
Roy Lee Good, 63, of Luray, died on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Page Memorial Hospital
He was born on Jan. 28, 194, in Luray and was a son of the late Ernest Lee Good and Nola Hazel Florence Lucas Good.
On Aug. 25, 1967, he married the former Joyce Elaine Cubbage, who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Bruce E. Good of Luray; six brothers, John Edward and David Allen Good, both of Stanley, Walter Lynn, Tommy Lee and Ernest Lee Good Jr., all of Luray, and Jerry Wayne Good of Elkton; and four sisters, Vada Mae Cubbage, Helen Louise Alger and Wilma Lee Knight, all of Stanley, and Doris Jean Henry of Luray. He was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Lee and Roy W. Good; and a brother, Charles Lee Good.
A funeral service was conducted on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Antioch Independent Bible Church by the Rev. James Kite, Evangelist Earl E. Painter and Pastor Frank Painter. Burial was in the Leake’s Chapel Cemetery in Stanley.

Troy A. McDaniel
Troy Allen McDaniel, 19, of Luray, died on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Page Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 20, 1993, in Warrenton and was a son of Lester F. “Trey” McDaniel and Sheryl Lynn Fox McDaniel of Luray.
Mr. McDaniel was a 2011 graduate of Luray High School and was attending Lord Fairfax Community College. He was a member of the Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church and was a Life Scout with Boy Scout Troop 100 of Luray.
Surviving in addition to his parents are a brother, J.B. McDaniel of Luray; his grandparents, Jacob Fox and Barbara Short, Frank Moore and Doris Moore, all of Luray, and Lester F. McDaniel Jr. and Nancy McDaniel of Culpeper; and two great-grandmothers, Dorothy Seal of Luray, and Rebecca McDaniel of Culpeper. He was preceded in death by two grandmothers, Gloria Fox and Shirley McDaniel.
A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church by the Rev. Mark Hopkins. Burial was in the Morning Star Lutheran Cemetery in Luray.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church.

Grace E. Brubaker
Grace Emeline Brubaker, 90, of New Market, died on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.


She was born on Feb. 25, 1921, in New Market and was a daughter of the late John William Brubaker and Sallie Bushong Brubaker.
Miss Brubaker was a graduate of New Market High School, Class of 1937, and Strayer Business College of Washington, D.C. She was employed by the National Education Association until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of St. Matthews and Reformation Lutheran Church, where she served in numerous positions. She was active with the New Market Library.


She is survived by a sister, Nina Brubaker Arehart of Bridgewater.
A funeral service was conducted on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Reformation Lutheran Church by Pastor Jeffrey Sonafelt. Burial was in St. Matthews Cemetery in New Market.
Memorial contributions may be made to Reformation Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 896, New Market, Va. 22844-0896; or to the New Market Library, P.O. Box 452, New Market, Va. 22844.

Frank A. Pence
Frank Allen Pence, 82, of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1929, in Page County and was a son of the late Edgar Franklin Pence and Sarah Elizabeth Alexander Pence.
Mr. Pence was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Shenandoah. He was a United States Army veteran during the Korean War and received the Bronze Star. He was a life member, quartermaster and former post commander of the Avis O. Comer VFW Post 8613 in Shenandoah. For a number of years, Mr. Pence was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader of Troop 8 in Shenandoah and retired from the N&W Railroad in 1978.
On Jan. 2, 1954, he married Mary Florence Price Pence, who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Frank A. Pence Jr. and Steven Lee Pence, both of Shenandoah, and David Wayne Pence of Greencastle, Pa.; one daughter, Carolyn Sue Graves of Powhatan; one brother, Robert N. Pence of Vienna; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton by the Rev. Hudson Nuckols, with military rites by the Avis O. Comer VFW Post 8613. Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1-3 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the RMH Hahn Cancer Center, 2008 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801; or to the Shenandoah Volunteer Rescue Squad, 544 Fourth St., Shenandoah, Va. 22849.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.kygers.com.

Magline May
Magline May, 91, of Elkton, died on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at her home.
She was born on May 11, 1920, in Rockingham County and was a daughter of the late Charlie Taylor and Mary Barton Taylor.
Mrs. May was a member of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Elkton. She and her husband owned and operated May’s Garage, which was in operation from the 1940s until his death.
On Dec. 23, 1938, she married Charlie Grant May, who died on Dec. 1, 1990.
She is survived by her children, Barbara Kibler of Shenandoah, and Shelby Shifflett and Wayne May, both of Elkton; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Ollie Blose, Mamie May, Daisy May, Mary Lee Lam and Sadie Dreher; and one grandchild.
A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church by Pastor Lewis Armentrout. Burial was in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Peter’s UMC, 6439 E. Point Rd., Elkton, Va. 22827; or RMH Hospice, c/o RMH Foundation, 2010 Health Campus Dr., Harrisonburg, Va. 22801.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseykygerfuneralhome.com.

Brenda L. Breeden
Brenda Lee Breeden, 65, of Stanley, died on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.


She was born on Aug. 26, 1946, in War, W.Va., and was a daughter of the late Elmer Edward Campbell and Mozetta Helen Morse Campbell.
Mrs. Breeden worked as a manager for Skyland Corp. for 18 years.
On June 24, 1978, she married Delmer Breeden, who died on Dec. 17, 2006.
She is survived by two daughters, Deborah B. Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Barnette, both of Stanley; a son, Kenneth Franklin Biller of Stanley; four brothers, Kenneth L. Campbell of Colorado, and Jack T., Robert W. and Ernest E. Campbell, all of Stanley; four sisters, Betty E. Homsey of Baltimore, Md., Anette E. Alger of West Virginia, and Stella L. Campbell and Irene F. Jenkins, both of Stanley; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur E., Elmer E. and George Campbell; and four sisters, Mary M. Bailey, Florence E. Campbell, Kathleen P. McCoy and Edith E. Adams.
A funeral service was conducted on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Blue Ridge Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Jack Campbell. Burial was in the Thomas Cemetery on Tanners Ridge in Stanley.

Lucille V. Sedwick
Lucille Virginia Sedwick, 81, of New Market, died on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at the Life Care Center of New Market.


She was born on Feb. 27, 1930, in Page County and was a daughter of the late John Turner and Gernie Good Turner.
Mrs. Sedwick was a retired seamstress and a member of Manor Memorial United Methodist Church in New Market.


On April 17, 1959, she married Raymond Sedwick, who survives.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a sister, Frances Hull of Fishersville. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Randolph and John Franklin Turner.


A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery in New Market by the Rev. Bruce Johnson.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, 268 Landfill Road, Edinburg, Va. 22824.
Arrangements were entru sted to Theis Funeral Chapel in New Market, where the family was to receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
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