Walter N. Arrington,
owned auto dealership
Walter N. Arrington, 83, died Oct. 18 at home in Warrenton.
Mr. Arrington was born Oct. 10, 1920, in the Fauquier County village of David, which is now part of the Quantico Marine Corps Base.
He was the son of Hattie May Shacklett Arrington and Arthur David Arrington.
Mr. Arrington was a graduate of Calverton High School, and attended the University of Virginia.
From 1946-1987, he and his wife Arabelle owned and operated Arrington Motor Sales, an automobile dealership in Warrenton that sold Chrysler Corporation vehicles.
The Arringtons purchased the 381-acre Alwington Farm from on the southeast side of Warrenton from Mrs. Harrison Nesbitt in 1948. They built a home on the property, and operated the farm from then until the present.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Arrington was preceded in death by three brothers, Bailey M. Arrington, Richard D. "Thomas" Arrington and Lindsey Keith Arrington, and a sister, Margaret A. Hanback.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Arabelle L. Arrington, and extended family.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Moser Funeral Home, Warrenton, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. Interment will be at the Warrenton Cemetery, Warrenton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Warrenton Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 3370, Warrenton VA 20188; or to Warrenton Baptist Church, 123 Main St., Warrenton VA 20186.
Jacob I. Lambert, U.S. Army veteran
Jacob Ivan Lambert, 84, of Spotsylvania County, died Oct. 18, at McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.
A son, Larry D. Lambert, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Rhoda A. Lambert; two daughters, Janie Lambert Cowger of Bowling Green and Sharon Lambert Raines of Fredericksburg; two sons, David L. Lambert of Front Royal and Kenneth D. Lambert of Spotsylvania; nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, Fredericksburg, with John Woodward officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to the American Diabetes Foundation.
Online condolences may be sent to foundandsons.com.
Timothy A. Moess, Alexandria native
Timothy Allen Moess, 21, of Arlington, died Oct. 18 at his home.
In 2002, he graduated from the Stafford Program in Arlington. He is survived by devoted guardians and caretakers, William H. Scroggins of Arlington and Sherry Scroggins of Winchester.
Two sisters also survive: Jessica Moess and Tiffany Moess, both of Manassas.
The funeral service was held at Moser Funeral Home, Warrenton. Interment followed at Hillcrest Memory Gardens, Jeffersonton.
Alverna Lee Mountjoy, homemaker
Alverna Lee Mountjoy, 89, of Warrenton, died Oct. 17 at Fauquier Hospital.
Mrs. Mountjoy was preceded in death by her husband, James Marshall Mountjoy Sr.; a son, Wallace E. Mountjoy; a daughter, Eleanor Waddle; and her parents, Wallace F. and Nellie Gray Robinson Chappell.
She is survived by a son, James Marshall Mountjoy Jr. of Herndon; two daughters, Anne M. Ritchie of Warrenton and Jane Morgan of Fredericksburg; 13 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Oct. 20 in the Moser Funeral Home Chapel, with interment at Warrenton Cemetery, Warrenton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1749, Vienna VA 22183.
Dolly Marie Hitt, homemaker
Dolly Marie Hitt, 70, of Haymarket, died Oct. 17 at Prince William Hospital.
Mrs. Hitt was preceded in death by her parents, Fannie Jenkins Fincham and Lester Boot Jenkins, and a sister, Nancy Woods.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Clarence E. Hitt; two daughters, Bernice Austin of Gainesville and Shirley McIntosh of Aldie; two sons, Frank Hitt and James Hitt, both of Haymarket; 14 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Other survivors include two brothers, Willie Jenkins of Page County and Lester Boot Jenkins of Maryland, and six sisters, Mary Lee Luber of Savage, Md., Helen Jenkins of Fairfax, Shirley Bailey of Haymarket, Virginia Dudley of Manassas, Lucy Beavers of Woodbridge, and Katie Hampton of Florida.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the chapel of Moser Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Sperryville Cemetery, Sperryville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little River Baptist Church, P.O. Box 223, Aldie VA 20105.
Joseph E. Powers, coal miner/carpenter
Joseph Elbert Powers, 86, of Sumerduck, former long-time Clintwood resident, died Oct. 17 at Fauquier Hospital.
Mr. Powers was a coal miner and then worked as a carpenter.
He was preceded in death by a son, Norman Burns Powers; three brothers, Jerry, Burness and Clinton Powers; two sisters, Clara and Dosha; and a great-grandson, Joshua Earl Collins.
Survivors include his wife, Cotella Powers; five children, Anna Lee Powers Collins, Elbert Maston Powers and Rita Delores Powers Neal, all of Sumerduck, Jerry Roger Powers of Kearneysville, W.Va., and Jennice Wayne Powers of Wise; 22 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are his siblings, Lena Dotson of Clintwood, Reeble Hayes of Pound, Norma Large of Clintwood, Frank Powers, also of Clintwood, and Jimmy Powers of Abingdon.
Funeral services were held Oct. 20 at Moser Funeral Home, with interment at Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grove Baptist Church or to the Remington Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 159, Remington VA 22734.
Effie E. Wines, Warrenton native
Effie Estelle Wines, 85, of Catlett, died Oct. 17 at Fauquier Hospital.
Mrs. Wines was a charter member of the Catlett Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Susie Hall Jeffries, and her husband, Warren Lenard Wines.
Survivors include a son, Lynn Wines of Catlett, and a sister, Myrtle Noland, also of Catlett.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Catlett Assembly of God. Interment will be at the Catlett Cemetery, Catlett.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catlett Assembly of God or to Cedar Run Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Catlett VA 20119.
Gladys Clark Moore, Kann's retiree
Gladys Clark Moore, 93, of Warrenton, died Oct. 16 at the home of her daughter after a long illness.
Mrs. Moore was born March 22, 1910, at Flint Hill, daughter of the late Omer and Mattie Clark.
Retired from Kann's Department Store after 23 years of service, she was the oldest member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church at the time of her death.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Aubrey and Walvet Clark, and two sisters, Rosa Payne and Lucille Blosser.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Mae Giles, and extended family.
Funeral services were held Oct. 21 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Warrenton. Interment was at Stonewall memory Gardens, Manassas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Road, Warrenton VA 20187; or Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715, Culpeper VA 22701.
Lester O. Nickens, maintenance supervisor
Lester Orville Nickens, 83, of Nokesville, died Oct. 15 at Oak Springs of Warrenton.
Mr. Nickens served in the U.S. Army during World War II, then later retired as a maintenance supervisor in the federal government.
He is survived by his wife, Susie Chloe Nickens of Nokesville, and a daughter, Carolyn Branson of Silver Spring, Md.
A sister, Marguerite Belcher of Nokesville, also survives.
Funeral services were held Oct. 20 at Little Zion Baptist Church, Nokesville (Greenville). Interment followed at the Colvin Family Cemetery, Nokesville.
Frances R. Carter, Ada native
Frances R. Carter, 71, of Marshall, died Oct. 14 in Fauquier Hospital.
She was the daughter of Raymond M. and Lucy Elizabeth Carter. Her husband, Billy L. Carter, died in 1997.
She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Jenkins of Front Royal; two sons, Bobby L. Carter and Billy L. Carter Jr., both of Marshall; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Three sisters also survive: Daisy Hensley, Anne Shenk and Lorraine Thorpe, all of Marshall.
The funeral was held Oct. 17 at Royston Funeral Home, Marshall. Interment was at the Carter Cemetery.
Carroll H. Downs, U.S. Navy retiree
Carroll Hamilton Downs, 75, died Oct. 12 at home in Warrenton.
Mr. Downs was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Warrenton, a son of the late William A. and Nellie Sudduth Downs.
He retired from the U.S. Navy with 30 years' service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers David E., Calvin, Phillip, Ashby, Marvin and Robert A. "Coach" Downs and one sister, Marion Terry.
Survivors include two sisters, Elizabeth "Libby" Downs of Warrenton and Marguerite Peil of Penellas Park, Fla, and extended family.
Funeral services were held Oct. 15 at Moser Funeral Home, Warrenton. Interment followed at Little Georgetown Cemetery, Broad Run.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warrenton Baptist Church, 123 Main St., Warrenton VA 20186; or Hospice of Northern Virginia, Donation Center, 9300 Lee Highway, Fifth Floor, Fairfax VA 22031.
James L. Irvin, former Fauquier resident
James Linwood Irvin, 63, died Oct. 8 in Largo, Fla. He was formerly of Fauquier County and attended Marshall High School.
Mr. Irvin was preceded in death by a son, James Michael Irvin; a daughter, Cynthia Lynn Irvin; and his parents, Henry and Mattie Irvin.
He is survived by a daughter, Candace Jean Epperson of Burlington, N.C.; two sons, Jeffrey Dean Irvin of Mooresville, N.C., and Jason Patrick Irvin of Pinellas Park, Fla; and three granddaughters.
Two brothers also survive: Roy Y. Irvin of Sterling and Jack S. Irvin of Georgetown, Ky.
A memorial service was held Oct. 11 at the National Cremation Society in Clearwater, Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
M. R. Carter, Marshall native
Maurice Robert Carter, 70, of Satellite Beach, Fla., formerly of Marshall and Charlottesville, died Oct. 6 at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla.
Born in Marshall, he was the son of the late Leo and Irene Carter.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Julian "Buck" Carter, and a sister, Mary T. Howell.
Survivors include four children, Gloria J. Langley, Donna C. Duffield, Gary W. Carter and Robert K. Carter; step-children Kay, John and Rick Rorer; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Other survivors include six sisters, Marguerite Fenlon, Verna Poe, Doris Russell, Darlene Wine, Beverly Carter and Nancy Merritt, and a brother, Bill Carter.
At his request, he was cremated and the ashes placed in the ocean at Satellite Beach, Fla. A celebration of his life was held on the beach where he lived.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Florida Chapter, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 3319 Maguire Blvd., Suite 101, Orlando FL 32803.
Corinne E. Nellis, homemaker
Corinne Ellen Nellis, 84, of Midland died Sept. 29 at Fauquier Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dallas Franklin Baer, and mother, Angie Tammens Baer.
Survivors include a son, Daniel Ted Nellis of Warrenton; a daughter, Faith Alice Whisenhart of Oklahoma; and six grandchildren.
Also surviving is a brother, Theodore Baer of Grand Rapids, Mich.
A memorial service will be held Nov. 15 at the Warrenton Presbyterian Church, where she was a member.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fauquier Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 3189, Warrenton VA 20188.