V. R. "City" Garrett
Vivian Risdon "City" Garrett, 80, of Warrenton died Dec. 4 at Fauquier Hospital.
Mrs. Garrett was born on High Street in Warrenton on Aug. 19, 1920, a daughter of the late Robert and Vivian Anderson Risdon. She owned the Fashion Shop on Main Street in Warrenton for 35 years, before the business closed in 1984.
Her husband, Eugene M. "Gene" Garrett Jr., survives her.
Funeral services will be held Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. at Moser Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Warrenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warrenton Baptist Church, Property Purchase Fund, 123 Main Street, Warrenton, Va. 20186.
Mack Lee Smith
D.C. residentMack Lee Smith, 74, of Washington, D.C., died Dec. 4 at Crescent Cities Center in Riverdale, Md.
Mr. Smith is survived by a daughter, Deborah Jackson of Philadelphia, Pa.; his sons, Mack L. Smith of Philadelphia, Eugene Smith of Fairmont Heights, Md., and the Rev. Rodney L. Smith of Marshall; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by a brother, John W. Smith of Bladensburg, Md., and three sisters, Gertrude T. Gibbs of Marshall, Shannon O. Grant of Marshall, and Mary L. Smith of Fort Washington, Md.
Visitation will be Dec. 8 from 7-9 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Rectortown. Funeral services will be held at Mount Olive on Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Solon Cemetery, Middleburg.
Luther Lee Campbell
Golf course superintendentLuther Lee Campbell of Amissville died Dec. 3 at Fauquier Hospital. He was 61.
Mr. Campbell served in the U.S. Navy for four years, then later was superintendent of South Wales Golf Course for 36 years.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Dorothy S. Dodson Campbell; a daughter, Wanda Lee Campbell Jenkins of Amissville; and one grandson.
A funeral service will be held Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. at Found & Sons Chapel, Culpeper. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memory Gardens, Jeffersonton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sperryville Methodist Church, P.O. Box 304, Sperryville, Va. 22740.
Malissa E. Clater Lytle
Malissa Ellen Clater Lytle, 52, of Westlake Village, Calif., passed away Dec. 3.
"Missy" was born in Fauquier County and was a graduate of Fauquier High School.
Mrs. Lytle attended Brigham Young University before marrying.
She is survived by her husband, Richard A. Lytle; five sons, Zachary, Joshua, Nathan, Joel, and Seth; and eight grandchildren.
Also surviving are her parents, Charles R. Clater Sr. and Malissa June Clater, of Warrenton; her sisters, Anda K. Jones and Dena J.C. Lindley; and her brothers, Jefferson N. Clater and Dr. Charles R. Clater Jr.
She is the granddaughter of the late J. Arthur and Gladys B. Judd, and the late Isaac C. and Mary J. Clater.
Funeral services were held at the LDS chapel in Westlake Village on Dec. 5.
A memorial celebration will be held Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 585 Fauquier Road, Warrenton, with interment following at Beahm's Chapel Cemetery in Luray.
All friends are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 2654 Valley Ave., Suite B, Winchester, Va. 22601.
James F. Howrey
Former Upperville resident
James Fowler Howrey, 70, of Kiawah Island, S.C., formerly of Upperville, died Dec. 2 at Duke University Medical Center.
During the Korean War, he served in the United States Navy.
After a business career in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he moved to Upperville in 1985, where he managed the estate of his late uncle, Edward F. Howrey. In 1996 he retired to Kiawah Island.
He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Lederer of Cedar Rapids and Melissa Holman of Madison, Wisc., and five grandchildren.
Friends may visit at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Dec. 7 from 5-7 p.m., where services will take place at 11 a.m. on Dec. 8. There will be a private burial in Waterloo.
Memorials may be made to the University of Iowa Scholarship Fund.
Bertie D. Hackley
HomemakerBertie Dodson Hackley, 89, of Amissville, died Dec. 1 at Fauquier Hospital.
Mrs. Hackley was preceded in death by her husband, Johnie James Hackley, three brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by her son, James Theodore "Bobby" Hackley of Omaha, Neb.; her daughters, Jean Burner and Doris Sealock, both of Amissville; an adopted son, Michael Haymaker of Chesterfield, Va.; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Other survivors include her brothers, Acrey Dodson of Viewtown, Robert Dodson of Bealeton, and Milton Dodson of Grand Junction, Colo.; and two sisters, Mattie Hackley and Florine Smith, both of Amissville.
Funeral services were held Dec. 4 at Amissville Baptist Church, followed by interment in the church cemetery.
W. H. Marshall Sr.
GroundskeeperWilliam Henry Marshall Sr. died Nov. 30 at his home in Warrenton at the age of 87.
Mr. Marshall was a groundskeeper.
He is survived by his daughters, Joan Brewer of Warrenton, Cornelia Marshall of Warrenton, Barbara Jean Wright of Warrenton, and Gayle Grooms of Cleveland, Ohio; his sons, William Marshall Jr. of Warrenton, Nathaniel Marshall of Warrenton, Douglas Marshall of Watertown, N.Y., Frederick Marshall of Hyattsville, Md., and Clarence Marshall of Warrenton; 25 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.
A sister, Ruth C. Pinn of Warrenton, also survives.
Funeral services were held Dec.4 at Joynes Funeral Home, followed by interment at the Marshall Family Cemetery, Warrenton.
William T. Blackwell
WWII Army veteranWilliam Thornton Blackwell, 78, of Catlett, died Nov. 29 at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Blackwell is survived by his wife, Rena Blackwell of Catlett; his children, Mildred V. Blackwell and LeRoy F. Blackwell, both of Manassas; Janette E. Blackwell, Anthony G. Blackwell and William T. Blackwell all of Catlett; and Beverly R. Holloman of Oxon Hill, Md.
Also 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
He is also survived by his sisters, Amanda King and Bernice Webster, both of Washington, D.C., and Pauline Blackwell of Centreville.
Funeral services were conducted Dec. 4 at Oak Shade Baptist Church in Catlett. Interment was at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.
S. M. Maruco Sr.
ContractorSteven Michael Maruco Sr. died Nov. 29 at his home in Warrenton at the age of 47.
Mr. Maruco was born in Washington, D.C. to Dwendolyn and Nick R. Maruco Sr. of Warrenton.
He was the owner of Select Air Systems and had worked for 27 years in the contracting business.
His wife, Sheron Louise Maruco, predeceased him.
In addition to his parents, survivors include two daughters, Tracy M. Maruco and Melissa Dwen Maruco, both of Warrenton; a son, Steven M. Maruco Jr., also of Warrenton; and one grandchild.
Other survivors include one brother, Nick Maruco Jr. of Mine Run, Va., and four sisters, Janis Johnson of Rockville, Md., Anita Maruco of Daytona Beach, Fla., Diana Lowers of Leesburg, and Ava Bouker of Bristow.
Funeral services were held Dec. 2 at Moser Funeral Home, with interment at Bright View Cemetery, Warrenton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northern Virginia, 13168 Centrepointe Way, #201, Woodbridge, Va. 22193.
Marion M. Wood
HomemakerMarion Miller Wood of Marshall died Nov. 29 at Marshall Manor. She was 81.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Allen Wood.
She is survived by her daughters, Gail Wood Muller of Marshall and Betty Lou Jesneck of Columbia, Md., six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are her brother, Wallace Miller of Chillum, Md., and sister, Virginia McGovern of Lusby, Md.
Funeral services were held at Fort Lincoln Little Church on Dec. 2, followed by interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7203 Poplar St., Annandale, Va. 22003.
Leonie Kramer Schoumacher
TeacherLeonie Kramer Schoumacher, 63, died Nov. 28 at the National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Schoumacher was born in North Dakota and educated by the Sisters of the Precious Blood. She taught at schools in Ohio and Northern Virginia.
After leaving the order, she taught at Taylor Elementary School in Arlington. Her first husband, Lloyd Hollander, died in 1982.
Mrs. Schoumacher lived in Hume with her husband, David Schoumacher, a network correspondent and news anchor, for 12 years.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by nine brothers and sisters, four step-children, and 11 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 2 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Washington, Va.
Memorial contributions may be direction to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1749, Vienna, Va. 22183-1749.
Bessie Amelia Shelton
Bessie Amelia Shelton, 90, of Virginia Beach, formerly of Alexandria, died Nov. 28 at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Center in Virginia Beach.
Mrs. Shelton was a graduate of the Upperville High School and was retired from the C&P Telephone Company in Alexandria after many years.
Survivors include her husband, Monsey E. Shelton; her sons, John Ellis Dohner of Virginia Beach and Lawrence Oliver Dohner of Leesburg; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Also surviving is her sister, Maude Johnson of Rectortown.
Graveside services were held Dec. 2 at the Ivyhill Cemetery, Upperville.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 4560 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, Va. 23462.
Arlie J. Stone
Texas nativeArlie J. Stone, 78, died Nov. 22 at Prince William Hospital.
Born in Texas, he had been a resident of Fauquier County the past five years before his recent move into Caton Merchant House in Manassas.
Preceded in death by his wife, Norma Stone, he is survived by a daughter, Corrinne L. Cline of Dumfries; a son, Jim Stone of Laguna Hills, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
He is also survived by a sister, Joan Fagan of Riverside, Calif.
All services were private, with arrangements by Mountcastle Funeral Home, Dale City.
Margie Messick Smith
Midland residentMargie Messick Smith, 91, of Midland died Nov. 20.
Born at Cross Keys in the Shenandoah Valley, she was a daughter of the late Edgar W. and Myrtie Lindamood Messick. She lived in Midland for more than 85 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, David Smith, who founded the Smith Cattleguard Company in Midland; a sister, Pearline Nicklin; and a brother, Ralph Messick.
Survivors include her son, Rodney Smith; daughter Merry Robin Bachetti; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Additional survivors include her sisters, Refa Ryan, Mary Jordan, Cula Adams and Julia Walter, and her brothers, John Messick and Edgar Messick Jr.
Services were held at the Midland Church of the Brethren on Nov. 22.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Hinegardner Fund, c/o Midland Church of the Brethren, 10456 Old Carolina Road, Midland, Va. 22728; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1747, Culpeper, Va. 22701.