Obituaries — Page CountyEdna Mae Breeden
Edna Mae Breeden, 95, a resident of Shenandoah, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Page County on March 5, 1918 and was the daughter of the late John H. and Annie I. Judd Good.
Edna lived the majority of her life in the Shenandoah area and was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and the Rebecca Lodge. Before retiring in 1987, she had worked for Sleepwear.
On January 2, 1937 she married Harry G. Breeden who preceded her in death on June 6, 1990. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Dean; a son, John Robert “Bobby” Breeden; a grandson Roderick Jason Breeden; brothers, Jennings and Frank Good; and a sister, Clarice Agnes Good.
She is survived by a son, Ronnie Breeden and wife, Phyllis, of Shenandoah; a son-in-law, Sonny Dean of Elkton; five grandchildren, Cathy Breeden Raynes, Angie Dean Anderson, Billy Dean, Johnny and Robert Breeden; ten great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 7-8:30 PM, Sunday, July 21, 2013at Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah or they may call at the home of her son Ronnie at other times.
A funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Monday, July 22, at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Ellen Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Coverstone Cemetery in Shenandoah.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Oak Grove United Methodist Church, c/o Nancy May, 2170 Fleeburg Road, Shenandoah, VA 22849.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.lindseykygerfuneralhome.com. .
Mollie Lynch Click
Mollie Lynch Click, 90, was born in Kingsport, TN on January 9, 1923 to Robert Lee Lynch and Sarah Jane Keith Lynch. Mollie, God’s servant, was called home on Sunday, July 14, 2013 in Luray, VA.
She was a remarkable woman who had many great talents and passions. Mollie had a love for sewing and was an accomplished seamstress. She also loved gardening, singing, reading and helping run a 100 acre farm with her dear husband. She loved traveling and had visited many countries abroad. Mollie graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and was a member of First Broad Street Baptist Church. She co-founded the Home Demonstration Club in Indian Springs in the early 60’s.
Mollie also had a great love for her husband, James Edgar Click, who preceded her in death. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her infant son, James (Jimmy) Click, son, Daniel Click, and sisters, Letitia Taylor and Emma Click.
She is survived by her son, John David Click and wife, Mary of Luray, VA; daughters, Reba Gaye Kilgore and husband, Gary of Kingsport, and Linda Jane Asbury of Kingsport; grandchildren, Sarah Kilgore, James Peter Click, Josh Caton and wife, Courtney; and great-grandson, Jordon James. She will be so dearly missed by many. Mollie always said, “God has been so good to me.”
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Rileyville Baptist Church in Luray, VA.
Jonathan Derek Breeden
Jonathan Derek Breeden, 27, of Shenandoah died Friday, July 19, 2013 at Winchester Medical Center.
He was born on May 3, 1986 in Charlottesville and was the son of Johnny Ray Breeden of Stanley and Sherry Jo (Jenkins) Dinges of Shenandoah.
On April 2, 2013, he married Andrea Joelle Thomas who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are two sons, Jacob Michael Comer of Stanley and Christian Michael Phipps of Maryland; a daughter, Adrienne Jean Terry of Stanley; three brothers, Jeremy Ray Breeden of Stanley, Joshua Ryan Breeden of Shenandoah, and Lane Dinges of Stanley; a sister, Lily May Breeden of Stanley; a step-sister, Katlyn Elizabeth Burns of Stanley; a step brother, Alex Burns of Stanley; a step mother, Christy Michelle Burns of Stanley; a step-father, Jason Wayne Dinges of Shenandoah; three grandmothers Nancy Milani of Stanley, Linda Jenkins of Sperryville, and Barbara Housden of Stanley; and two grandfathers, Louis Milani of Stanley and Bobby Jenkins of Sperryville. He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Bobby Breeden.
The family will receive friends Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 7-8 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church in Shenandoah.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church by Pastor Jeremy Poling and Pastor Gary Greenwood. Burial will be in Coverstone Cemetery (EUB) in Shenandoah.
Memorial contributions may be made to 379 Lucas Hollow Road, Stanley, VA 22851
Glyndon E. Moyer
Glyndon E. Moyer, a private first class in the United States Army during the Korean War, was declared dead on Dec. 31, 1953, after being missing in action since Dec. 2, 1950.
He was born on June 12, 1932, and was a son of the late Raymond T. and Ina Pearl Judd Moyer.
Mr. Moyer entered military service with the United States Army on Sept. 12, 1949.
His family includes three remaining brothers, Kenneth Ray Moyer of Maryland, Carroll E. Moyer of Shenandoah, and James “Jim” Moyer of Luray; a sister, Annalou Moyer of Luray; and six deceased siblings, Kathleen Graves, Dorothy Purdham, Robert T. Moyer, Betty June Lawson, Shirley F. Long and one infant. Also deceased are two half brothers, Nelson R. Moyer and Douglas “Bash” Moyer; and a half sister, Elsie Griffith.
Mr. Moyer had been listed as missing in action for more than 63 years. His remains were recently located and identified and will be returned to Luray for a 10 a.m. memorial service on Thursday, July 25, at Beahm's Chapel Cemetery with full military honors.
Beatrice “Bea” Virginia Pleasants
Beatrice “Bea” Virginia Pleasants, 92, of Luray died on Monday, July 22, 2013, at MontVue Nursing Home in Luray.
She was born August 17, 1920, in Luray and was the daughter of the late David Hayes Parlette and Martha Jane (Cave) Parlette.
Mrs. Pleasants graduated from Luray High School in 1938 and was a member of the Luray Church of the Brethren, and the V.F.W. Auxiliary Post 621 for 55 years.
On October 25, 1941, she married Earl Tennyson Pleasants who preceded her in death on December 2, 1980.
She is survived by two sons, Glenn H. and Jeffery K. Pleasants of Luray; a daughter, Alice L. Reichard of Harrisonburg; six grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard T. Pleasants; a half brother, Charles Cave; two brothers, William and Paul Parlette; and a sister, Mildred Estep.
The family received friends on Wednesday, July 24 at The Bradley Funeral Home, in Luray, from 7-8 p.m.
A Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at The Bradley Funeral Home by Pastor Rebecca Harding. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Luray.
Dorothy S. Seal
Dorothy Stepp Seal, 78 of Shenandoah, died on Monday, July 15, 2013.
She was born on June 4, 1935, in Rockingham County near Elkton and was a daughter of the late Jesse and Olive Jones Stepp.
Mrs. Seal graduated from Elkton High School and was a member of the East Point United Methodist Church near Elkton. For many years she was the Sunday school treasurer, Bible school coordinator, youth group leader and also served with the United Methodist Women and Willing Workers Group. She was a homemaker.
On Jan. 13, 1956, she married Raymond Seal, who survives. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Robert Seal of Shenandoah; a daughter, Jacqueline Cave of Shenandoah; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward “Sonny” Stepp; and two sisters, Betty Gooden and Peggy Williams.
A funeral service was conducted on Friday, July 19, at the East Point United Methodist Church by the Rev. Rick Robertson, the Rev. Lewis Armentrout and the Rev. A.D. Tice. Burial was in East Lawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg.
Memorial donations may be made to the East Point United Methodist Church, 6439 E. Point Road, Elkton, Va. 22827.
Online condolences may be sent to the Seal family by visiting www.kygers.com.
Bernard “Bob” David Sours Sr.
Bernard “Bob” David Sours Sr., 89 of Luray, died on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Whispering Pines Assisted Living in Luray.
He was born on March 24, 1924, in Luray, and was a son of the late John David and Maude Estelle Miller Sours.
Mr. Sours was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Morning Star Lutheran Church in Luray and the VFW Comer Jones Post 621.
On March 19, 1949, he married Alice Virginia Williams Sours, who preceded him in death on October 16, 2011. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Lester L. Sours, Grover B. Sours, Dudley S. Sours and Harlan “Hop” Roscoe Sours; and three sisters, Clara Estelle Mayer, Allene Sours and Zelda “June” Fox.
Surviving are a daughter, Bernette Hilliard of Luray; a son, David Sours of Luray; a brother, Leroy Sours of Luray; a sister, Dorothy Seal of Luray; a sister, Geraldine G. Tobin of Luray; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, July 23, at the Morning Star Lutheran Church by the Rev. Jeffrey D. Marble. Burial was in the Morning Star Lutheran Cemetery, with military honors at the gravesite by VFW Comer Jones Post 621.
Memorial donations may be made to the Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 2040 Deyerles St. Suite 102, Harrisonburg, 22801.