Obituaries — Warren County

Dorothy A. Brown

Dorothy Ann Brown, 69, of Stephens City, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in the Winchester Medical Center.

Ms. Brown was born Aug. 28, 1946, in Winchester, daughter of John Jefferson Brown and Flora Geneva Wedlock Brown.

She was a housekeeper at Hampton Inn and at the home of Mr. Allen.

She was a member of Glorious Church of God In Christ in Stephens City.

Surviving are two daughters, Paula Ferrebee of Stephens City and Michelle Morgan of High Point, N.C.; four sons, John Morgan, Jason Morgan and Clarence Morgan II, all of Stephens City, and Jeffrey Morgan of Winchester; three sisters, Lena Roberts, Barbara Long and Edith Doleman, all of Winchester; three brothers, John Brown of Roanoke, James Brown of Strasburg and Peter Brown of Winchester; 23 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, her grandchildren, Johnathan Morgan and Charity Ferrebee, preceded her in death.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, July 20, at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville, with Pastor John Brown officiating. Burial followed in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester.

Nancy C. Church

Nancy Lee Cooley Church, 64, of Middletown, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

A graveside service for Mrs. Church was conducted Sunday, July 10, at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Middletown, with the Rev. Clay Knick officiating.

She was born in Winchester on Jan. 30, 1952, a daughter of Paul Garven and Helen Virginia Jenkins Cooley.

She was member of Grace United Methodist Church in Middletown and a retired program director with Blue Ridge Opportunities. She loved to sing, cook and bake.

Nancy was avid fan of the Washington Nationals and loved bluegrass music.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Richard Garven ìDickieî Cooley.

She is survived by her beloved son, John A. Church of Middletown; her dog Max and two nieces, Susan (Earl) Whittington of Maurertown, and Theresa S. (Doug) Henson of Middletown.

Pallbearers were John Church, Shawn Palmer, Doug Henson, Earl Whittington, Earl Cutlip, Mark Dalton, Ray Steele and members of the Middletown Fire and Rescue Department.

Memorials may be made to Middletown Fire and Rescue, P. O. Box 111, Middletown, VA 22645.

Arrangements were handled by Stover Funeral Home and Crematory inc., Strasburg.

Arthur E. Clatterbuck

Arthur E. Clatterbuck, 86, of Front Royal, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2013, at Warren Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service was held Monday, July 18, at Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements were by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal.

Charles G. Dick

Mr. Charles Gregory ìGregî Dick, 75, of Front Royal, died Monday, July 18, 2016, in Blue Ridge Hospice Residential Center.

Mr. Dick was born in 1941 in Winchester, the son of Charles Hoover and Lucille ìLouî Dick.

He graduated from Handley High School in 1959, attended Fork Union Military Academy and earned a bachelorís degree in history from University of Virginia, where he was president of Phi Kappa Alpha, as well as President of the Honor Court. He was commissioned as a U.S. Army Signal Corps Officer and served during the Vietnam War, earning the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Greg was a member of The Knights of Columbus, past president of the Front Royal Rotary Club, and former head coach for Christendom College basketball.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Front Royal and also attended Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Winchester.

Greg was a manager with the United States Postal Service.

He is survived by his daughter Kathryn Elizabeth Virginia Dick of Richmond; sons Charles Matthew (Amber) Dick of Dallas, Mark Walton (Karen) Dick of Flint Hill and Luke Tunstall Dick of Chesapeake; sisters Anne Clare Dick Morrison and Mary Cecilia Dick (Neil) Burton; brothers, John Matthew (Sally) Dick, Thomas Joseph (Trish) Dick, all of Winchester; grandson Guy Alexander Bowling Foster of Tallahassee, Fla.; nephews Harrison Drew Turnbull, Charles Christopher Turnbull, Brooke Harrison Turnbull, Alexander Henderson Morrison, Benjamin Tyler Dick, Daniel Ford Burton, Kyle James Beck and Brian Hamilton Beck; nieces Sara Evelyn Wright, Julia Clare Caldwell, Leah Carolyn Dick, Christine Ann Dick, Amy Thompson Dick and Brittany Leigh Dick.

Mr. Dick was preceded in death by his parents; his son John Hall Dick; sister Susan Dick Turnbull; brother James Benjamin Dick; and nephew Thomas Joseph Dick Jr.

A viewing is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 22, at Sacred heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Winchester, where a Mass of Christian Burial will follow with Father Stanley J. Krempa officiating.

Following the Mass of Christian Burial, interment with Military Honors will take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Winchester. A reception will follow at the family home ìSelmaî at 514 Amherst St., Winchester.

Pallbearers will be John Matthew Dick, Thomas Joseph Dick, Harrison Drew Turnbull, Charles Christopher Turnbull, Brooke Hamilton Turnbull, Alexander Henderson Morrison, Neil Raymond Burton and Matthew Alvin Tederick.

Memorial contributions in memory of Greg may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Rosalie M. Guinn

Rosalie Mae Guinn, 78, of Abingdon, formerly of Front Royal, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Abingdon Health and Rehab Center.

A funeral service was conducted Wednesday, July 20, at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, Front Royal, with Deborah Baleskie officiating. Burial followed in Prospect Hill Cemetery

Mrs. Guinn was born in Alexandria on Sept. 23, 1937, a daughter of Walter and Lucy Virginia Deavers Dodson. She worked in community relations for McDonald's for many years but was content to be a homemaker later in life. She was Baptist by faith.

Mrs. Guinn is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Jean Kemp of Nokesville and Virginia Dotson of Spotsylvania; her sister-in-law Linda Dodson of Fredericksburg; her granddaughter Ashley Mae Dotson; her three step-grandchildren; her great-granddaughter Gracie Mae Henderson; her eight step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Guinn was preceded in death by her husband Wyndham Robert Guinn; her brother, Raymond Dodson; and her sister Joyce Ann Owens.

Audrey C. Hite

Audrey Cheshire Hite, 92, of Front Royal, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016, at Evergreen Health and Rehabilitation in Winchester.

Graveside funeral services were held Sunday, July 17, at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Front Royal.

Mrs. Hite was born May 1, 1924, in Winchester, to the late Harley R. Cheshire and Blanche Boyce Cheshire.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Thomas J. Hite Jr.; daughter Cheryl Sue Hite; and her sisters, Hilda Kroll and Gladys Stubbs.

Survivors include her son Thomas J. Hite III (Patty) of Front Royal; brother, Robert ìBillyî Cheshire of Georgia; two grandchildren, Rachael Hite and T.J. Hite, both of Front Royal; two great-grandchildren, George Twigg and Thomas Hite, both of Front Royal. She also is survived by two special friends, Barbara Jenkins and Joanne Perrero.

She retired from BB&T Bank after many years as a branch receptionist and was a member of Front Royal United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Front Royal United Methodist Church.

Dawn H. Paxton

Dawn Marie Hockman Paxton, 56, of Stafford, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.

A funeral service was held on Sunday, July 17, at Maddox Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Dr. C. Wayne Woodard. Interment followed in the Bentonville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Dawn was born on May 22, 1960, in Front Royal, daughter of Buddy and Margie Hockman of Bentonville.

Dawn was a 1978 graduate of Warren County High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Hyundai dealership in Alexandria.

Dawn loved the outdoors. Her passions of nature, animals and especially gardening were her favorite things to do. When it came to family, they were everything to her. Dawn loved Garfield the cat, and would collect anything and everything that had to do with him.

Surviving with her parents are her loving and devoted husband Richard W. Paxton.

Pallbearers were Jason Guy, Woody Morrison, Terry Paxton, Bubby Fristoe, Terry Weatherholt and Shirley Alger.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1833 Plaza Drive, Winchester, VA 22601.

Bettie J. Ralls

Bettie Jane Ralls, 79, of Bentonville, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at her home.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 16, at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St., with burial following at Bentonville Cemetery.

Mrs. Ralls was born Aug. 4, 1936, in Columbia, S.C., to the late Matt Boyd Watson and Gertrude Wallace Watson.

She was preceded in death by her husband James William Ralls Sr.; son Clarence Ralls and sister Mary Elizabeth McCall.

Survivors include her son James William ìJimmyî Ralls Jr.; two daughters, Terri Ratigan (Edward Ratigan III) of Stephens City and Kathy Ralls of Front Royal, Virginia; sister Thalia Campbell of Utah; three grandchildren, Richard Allen Ralls, Crystal Lee Cook and Holli Amelia Cook; stepgranddaughter Amanda Lee Jones; four great-grandchildren, Emma Leigh Ralls, Hannah Grace Ralls, Elijah Wayne Walker and Jett Lee Walker; three stepgreat-granddaughters, Nakira Coleman, Alana Coleman and Tatianna Jones. She also is survived by one aunt, Jenny Domm.

Pallbearers were Richard Ralls, Jackie Ralls, Edward Ratigan, Billy Crabtree, Brian Huff and Josh Walker.

George M. Tederick Sr.

George Mitchell ìMitchî Tederick Sr., 85, of Winchester, died July 12, 2016, at Westminster Canterbury in Winchester.

A funeral service was conducted Saturday, July 16, at Reliance United Methodist Church, 1574 Reliance Road, Reliance, with the Rev. Robert E. Clayton II presiding.

Mitch was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Travelers Rest, S.C., the son of the Rev. Luther Paul Tederick and Myrtle Tate Tederick. He spent much of his early childhood in Edinburg and moved with his family to Reliance at the age of 13. when his father became pastor of the church.

Mitch graduated from the Warren County High School in 1949. He was a great high school athlete in basketball, football and baseball, receiving his first varsity letter in eighth grade.

He went to Randolph Macon Academy for a post-graduate year prior to attending college. He played football and baseball at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, popularly known as Virginia Tech. He graduated with a degree in business administration in 1954 and was commissioned as a U.S. Army officer, reaching the rank of major.

At Virginia Tech, he met his future wife, Maria Amelia Delgado Carrion of Puerto Rico, when she was a freshman at Radford College, then the women's division of VPI.

After his discharge, he returned to R-MA to teach, serve as commandant of cadets and coach baseball and football. He later served as the first Warren County 4-H director, responsible for the groundbreaking of the first two cabin clusters.

In 1987, he and his wife built, operated and managed the Apple Mountain Store in Linden, which they sold after 12 years. They also opened Melaís Boutique at Creekside in Winchester.

Mitch was a member of the Front Royal Rotary Club, the Ruritan Club, the Kiwanis Club and Mountain Falls Hunt Club.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Maria Amelia Delgado Carrion Tederick of Winchester; four sons and their spouses, George M. (Lisa) Tederick Jr. of Front Royal, Mark A. (Joy) Tederick of Woodbine, Md., Matthew A. (Susan) Tederick of Front Royal, and Manuel A. (Jackie) Tederick of Warren County; brother Paul Tederick of Stephens City; sisters Jeanette Meyers of Stephens City and Juanita Hutton of Frederick County; and nine grandchildren, Murphy Tederick, Ryan Tederick, Megan Tederick, Garrett Tederick, Adelina Tederick, Cristina Tederick, Stuart Tederick, Matthew Tederick II, and Kade Mitchell Tederick.

Pallbearers were Mitchís four sons.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury Employee Appreciation Fund, 300 Westminster Canterbury Drive, Winchester, VA 22603.

Helen L. Truehart

Helen Louise Truehart, 85, of Front Royal, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, at her home.

A visitation was held on Saturday, July 16, at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St., Front Royal.

Mrs. Truehart was born Jan. 16, 1931, in Bentonville, to the late Ashby Hockman and Dorothy Virginia Ralls Jenkins.

She was a bartender at VFW Post 1860 in Front Royal for many years and will be missed by us all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Peter Truehart, and her daughter, Wanda Hockman.

Survivors include two daughters, Enola Carter of White Pine, Tenn., and Dawn Truehart of Ocean City, Md.; two sons, Daniel Truehart (Beth Irwin) of Front Royal and Chad Tedford of Athol, Mass.; sister, Mary Ellen Tinsman of Purcellville; three brothers, Glenn Jenkins of Bentonville, Sterling Jenkins of Front Royal and Doug Jenkins of West Virginia; eight grandchildren, including her special granddaughter Lorna Truehart, Tara Truehart, Jerry Lee Henry Jr., Kenneth Allen Reynolds Jr., Shawn David Reynolds, Amber Nichole Irwin, Jessica Lee Tedford and Amelia Tedford; great-grandchildren, Lorna Louise Lockhart, Logan Lee Lockhart, Aiden Lee Martin, Lucy, Raylyn, Scott, MacKenzie, Tre, Korbin and many more relatives.

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