OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Warren County


Paul M. Bush


Paul Michael Bush, 60, of Front Royal, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017.

Mr. Bush was born on June 4, 1957, in Alexandria, and was a son of the late Paul Bush and Ruth OíHarney Bush.

Surviving along with his mother are his wife, Pauline A. Bush of Front Royal; two daughters, Paula Heflin of Culpeper, and Ann Bush of Yellow Spring, W.Va.; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Ann and Peggy, and one brother, Joe.Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal.



Andrew Giersher


Andrew Giersher, 75, of Front Royal, died Oct. 25, 2017.

Andy was born July 23, 1942, in Zendersch, Transylvania, Romania, and was a son of the late Andreas Gierscher and Sara Schmidt Gierscher.

He is surivived by his wife, Linda; two children, Andrew Giersher of Chicago and Sara Koob of Wilmington, N.C.; two sisters, Sara Deutschlander and Kay Hermann of Youngstown, Ohio; three grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to C-CAP, a local project helping those in need, 316 N. Royal Ave., Front Royal, VA 22630.



Carl G. Henry Jr.


Carl Garfield "Bug" Henry Jr., 77, of Front Royal, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

Bug was born June 17, 1940, in Front Royal, and was a son of the late Carl Garfield Henry Sr. and Cora Virginia Cook Henry. He was married to the late Doris Mae Showers Henry.

Surviving are three brothers, Robert "Jack" Henry of Front Royal, Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Henry of Stephens City and James Edward "Jimmy" Henry of Front Royal; and four sisters, Catherine Jeanette "Net" Stacey of Front Royal, Mildred Elizabeth "Libby" Funk of Front Royal, Mary Ellen Knight of Front Royal and Ruth Anne "Ruthie" Glover of Winchester.

A funeral service was held Sunday, Nov. 5, at Maddox Funeral Home with Sammy Campbell officiating. Interment followed in the Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Opportunities, 36 Water St., Front Royal, VA 22630.



Roberta L. Menefee


Roberta Louise "Bertie" Menefee, 88, of Front Royal, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.

Mrs. Menefee was born April 3, 1929, in Front Royal, and was a daughter of the late Emma Henry Sisk. Mrs. Menefee was married to the late C. Robert Menefee.

Surviving is one son, Richard C. Bupp Jr. of Front Royal.

Services will be held at a later date.

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



Betty V. Pearson


Betty Vaught Pearson, 88, of Front Royal, died Nov. 4, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence G. and Mildred Grove Vaught; her husband, Jennings M. Pearson; and her brother, C.G. Vaught Jr.

She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Ellis of North Chesterfield, Brenda Pearson of Richmond; her son, Kenneth Melvin Pearson of Smith Mountain Lake; two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Jordan officiating. Burial followed in Leeds Cemetery in Hume.

In lieu of flowers, Betty would desire contributions to Virginia Baptist Children's Home, Hope Tree Family Services, 312 Glory Road, Axton, VA 24054.



Cecil Delaney Williams Jr.


Cecil Delaney "Pumpkin" Williams Jr., 57, of Front Royal, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

Mr. Williams was born Oct. 7, 1960, in Front Royal, and was a son of the late Cecil Delaney Williams Sr. and MaryAnn Walters Williams.

Surviving along with his mother are his wife, Patricia Ann Williams of Front Royal; son Cecil Williams III of Front Royal; brother Chris Williams of Front Royal; sister Lisa Ordile of Chester Gap and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Maddox Funeral Home, with the Rev. Sara Keeling officiating. Burial followed in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or to Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St., Front Royal, VA 22630.



Sandra L. Williams


Sandra ìSandyî Lee Williams, 68, of Front Royal, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

Sandy was born on Dec. 1, 1948, in Warren County, and was a daughter of the late John W. Kerns, Sr. and Maude Minnix Kerns. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Angela Burge; brothers, John W. Kerns Sr. and Raymond Kerns and sisters, Phyllis Brown and Linda Lamb.

Survivors include her husband, Russell L. Williams of Front Royal; four sons, Robert Allen Williams of Front Royal, Ashby John Spiker Jr. of Front Royal, Timothy Spiker of Strasburg, and Michael Williams of Stanley; daughter, April Spiker of Front Royal; two sisters, Yvonne Smedley and Shirley Dillon, both of Front Royal; two brothers, Norman Kerns of Cross Junction, and George Kerns of Front Royal; 19 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 5, at Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal. Burial followed at Prospect Hill Cemetery.




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