OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Warren County


Carwell Carter Jr.


Carwell Carter Jr., 80, of Linden, passed away Oct. 4, 2017 at his home.

He was born March 11, 1937, in The Plains, and was a son of the late Carwell Carter Sr., and Audrey Corum.

He was preceded in death by his love, Eva Herrell, his son, John Carter and his sister, Virginia Carter.

He leaves to cherish his memory his son Douglas W. Carter Sr. of Bealeton; daughters Gloria Carter of Bealeton and Doris Carter of Warrenton; brother George Carter of Warrenton; sister Annie Carter of Warrenton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, 1200 N. Shenandoah Ave.



Ida Mae Embrey


Ida Mae Embrey, 80, of Front Royal, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

Mrs. Embrey was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Bassett and was the daughter of the late Jesse B. Dowdy Sr. and Mary Ethel Bennett Dowdy.

She is survived by her daughters Glynda Bennett of Front Royal and Angelina Taylor of Strasburg; brother Dean Dowdy of Blacksburg; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Embrey was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Embrey and her brother Jesse B. "Pete" Dowdy Jr.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, 1200 N. Shenandoah Ave., with Pastor Seth Alcorn officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens.



Wanda T. Grove


Wanda Turner Grove, 75, of Front Royal, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Front Royal United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Terry Clark.

Mrs. Grove was born Sept. 24, 1942, in Harrisonburg, and was a daughter of the late John L. and Lillian T. Turner.

Surviving are her husband Thomas W. "Tinker" Grove of Front Royal; brothers J. Edwin Turner of Ashland and Stanley N. Turner of Harrisonburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sister Amy Henritze.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Warren County Educational Endowment, P.O. Box 1314, Front Royal, VA 22630, ATTN: Carol Dodson, Treasurer.

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



Jeffrey L. Long


Jeffrey L. Long, 56, of Front Royal, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

Mr. Long was born Dec. 7, 1960, in Front Royal, and was a son of the late Lewis Long and Mamie Racey Long. He was also preceded in death by his brother Jerry Long and sister Norma Wenger.

Survivors include his wife Sharon L. Long of Front Royal; daughter Angela L. Caudle of Orange; brothers Robert Long of New Jersey, and Ron Long and Rickey Long, both of Strasburg; sisters Phyllis Smith and Kay Fritts, both of Front Royal; one grandson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St., with Pastor Doug Lowell officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



Ishmael F. Vazquez Jr.


Ishmael Fred Vazquez Jr., 80, of Linden, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.

Mr. Vazquez was born June 7, 1937 in Harlingen, Texas, and was a son of the late Ishmael Fred Vazquez Sr. and Mercedes Garza Vazquez.

Mr. Vazquez was married to the late Natividad Herminda ìNattyî Vazquez.

Surviving are three children, Ishmael Fred Vazquez III of Odenton, Md., Jason Lee Vazquez of Linden and Desiree Lisette Cripps of Linden; brothers Roger Vazquez of Newnan, Ga., and Art Vazquez of San Antonio; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Riverton United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Marc Roberson. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601 or to Riverton UMC, 55 E. Strasburg Road, Front Royal, VA 22630.

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




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