Obituaries — Warren County

John C. Brown Jr.

John Carroll "J.C." Brown Jr., 69, of Strasburg, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Greenfield Senior Living, Strasburg.

He was born Sept. 17, 1948, in Front Royal, and was a son of the late John Carroll and Geraldine Johnson Brown Sr.

Survivors include his loving companion and mother of his children, Lana; his beloved children, Toni C. (David) Miller of Mineral and John C. ìButchî (Nancy) Brown III of Fredericksburg; two grandchildren and sisters Brenda (Perry) Styles and Penny (Ben) Rales, all of Florida.

A memorial service was conducted Saturday, Sept. 30, at Stover Memorial Chapel, Strasburg, with Mitchell Ball officiating.

Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

Janet K. Estep

Janet Kronk Estep, 91, of Strasburg, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

Mrs. Estep was born Jan. 18, 1926, near Toms Brook, and was a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Ethel May Hahn Kronk.

In addition to her parents and husband Carroll Edward Estep, she was preceded in death by brothers Ralph, Harland, Marvin "Buddy" and his twin brother Marion; and two sisters, Hilda Kronk Neff and Geneva "Betsy" McWilliams.

Survivors include her children Carrol R. "Randy" Estep of Winchester and Philip A. Estep of Strasburg; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister Louise Kronk Hausenfluck of Edinburg and many loved nieces and nephews.

A graveside service for Mrs. Estep was conducted Friday, Sept. 29, in Panorama Memorial Gardens, with P.G. Coverstone officiating.

Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

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

Anna M. Garcia

Anna Mae Garcia was born on Aug. 2, 1936, and passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Mrs. Garcia was a resident of Front Royal at the time of passing.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Ames Funeral Home, 8914 Quarry Road, Manassas. The funeral service will follow, with internment at Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, 4203 Mountain Road, Haymarket.

Douglas C. Stamey Sr.

Douglas Clay Stamey Sr., 82, of Front Royal, passed away Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

Doug was born Aug. 19, 1935, in Emert's Cove, near Gatlinburg, Tenn., and was a son of the late Carey Francis Stamey and Minnie Pearl Gravely Stamey.

He was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers, Jesse Stamey, Ray Stamey, Roy Stamey, Gene Stamey, Jimmie Stamey and Ralph Stamey.

Surviving are his wife Carolyn Sue McDonald Stamey of Front Royal; four children, Douglas Clay Stamey Jr., Karen Stamey Farrell, Jacqueline Broy Cochran and Andrea Stamey Lewis; brother Leonard Stamey; twin sister Dorothy Mae Owenby; and eight grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Front Royal County Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601 or to your favorite national park.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home Inc., Front Royal.

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