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By preddyfuner36002353, May 19 2020 07:02PM

Gladys Marie Shifflett, 78 of Gordonsville passed peacefully at her home on Thursday May 14, 2020. Born July 7, 1941 in Gordonsville, she was the daughter of the late Walter Raymond Foster and Virginia Marie Jenkins Ryder. She was the wife of the late Johnny Frank Shifflett and she was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Wayne and Dewey “Nut” Irving. Mrs. Shifflett was retired from Liberty Fabrics where she worked for many years.

She is survived by three daughters, Theresa Strong, Debra Lockwood, Bonita Shifflett, her brother Walter “Boonie” Foster and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Though she was a private person, there are no short comings to the imprint she has left in the hearts of her family and friends. Per her wishes, services will be private.

Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is assisting the family.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 19 2020 06:55PM

Janna Lee Bruce “Little Granny” , 87, of Barboursville, became an angel to Lord. She was born on Monday, May 29, 1932 in Albemarle county to the late father James Gibson and mother Effie Gibson. In the addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death family by her husband Raymond “Bob” Bruce and brother Charlie Gibson She is survived by her daughter, Joan Breeden Shifflett of Barboursville; Two grandchildren Kim Warner and her husband Steve; Earl “Buck” Breeden and his wife Laura; Three great grandchildren Amber Martyn and her husband William, Austin Breeden and Emma Breeden; two great great grandchildren Kassidy and Sadie; Three brothers Sherwood Gibson, Bradley Gibson and Jim Gibson; Two sisters Peggy Critzer and Sharon Harris and numerous extended family and friends. She was retired from Sperry Marine. She had a heart and smile of gold. She was always willing to help everybody. She loved Nascar racing, camping, swimming and being with family. Little Granny and Papa were always out riding the countryside. She will be greatly missed by many. A private graveside service will be held in Holly Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway Suite 300 Charlottesville, VA 22911. Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.

By preddyfuner36002353, May 19 2020 06:52PM

Andrew Junior Weakley, 73, of Sperryville, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 1, 1946 to the late Clifton Amos Weakley and Martha Washington Jenkins Weakley. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Edward Weakley and a grandson, Lil’ Johnny Jenkins.

He was a garbage truck driver for Skyline Drive Aramark for 23 years. He also did landscaping, loved to garden, looking for merkels, and worked in the local orchards from childhood to adult life for Jenkins’ Orchards.

He is survived by his wife, Diana Marie Turley Weakley; two daughters, Michelle Ann Jenkins and husband Johnny; Christina “Chrissy” Marie Jenkins and husband Gary; three brothers, Wilson Weakley; Roy Weakley and wife Debby Knighting, and Richard Weakley and wife Sharon; sister, Nancy Jane Presgraves and husband Barry; grandchild, Hunter Jenkins; and beloved dog, Eli.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Reynolds Memorial Church, Sperryville, Va. Pastor Jon Heddleston will officiate. Interment will be in Sperryville Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Preddy Funeral Home, 59 Edgewood School Lane, Madison, Va. 22727, or Memorial Scholarship Fund of Grandson Lil’ Johnny Jenkins, (checks payable to Atlantic Union Bank), or donations to Reynolds Memorial Church in honor of Andrew Weakley (checks payable to Reynolds Memorial Church), please mail checks to Chrissy Jenkins, 64 Ashby Lane, Etlan, Va. 22719.

Pallbearers will be Richard Weakley, Wilson Weakley, Gary Jenkins, Johnny Jenkins, Richard Jenkins, and Donnie Keyser. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Weakley, Nancy Presgraves, Junior Jenkins, and Rob Demarest.

The family wishes to thank special caregiver, Diranda Settle, Hospice of the Piedmont and Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 19 2020 03:11PM

Esther Mae Beahm, 75, of Culpeper, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at UVA Culpeper Hospital. She was born on April 1, 1945 to the late Russell David Raynor and Margaret Collier Raynor. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, James Raynor and Richard Raynor.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Andrew Beahm; two sons, Thomas Andrew Beahm, Jr. and Eugene Michael Beahm and wife Theresa; brothers, David Raynor and Albert Raynor; sisters, Lucille Smith, Dorothy Taylor, Helen Shumaker; grandchildren, Curtis, Joshua, and Caleb Beahm.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 19 2020 12:58PM

Lurli Yvonne Phillips Gay passed away on May 15th 2020. She was born January 28, 1939 in Charlottesville. A long term resident of Gordonsville, VA with countless friends and family, Lurli impacted many over the years through affiliations with Gordonsville Baptist Church, Orange County School System (elementary teacher), and everyone she met. Preceded in death by her parents Vincent & Inez Phillips, husband Clair Roberts Gay, sister Marjorie Phillips, and brother Allen Phillips. Survived by sisters Anita Edwards, Virginia Utz, Florence Simmers, and brother Buzz Phillips. Also survived by her sons David Gay and wife Lisa, Tom Gay and wife Teresa, Eric Gay, and her four grandchildren. Funeral service will be held as a private ceremony with immediate family. A Memorial Service (Celebration of Life) will be scheduled later this year. Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.

By preddyfuner36002353, May 13 2020 03:26PM

Thomas William Wise, 90, of Culpeper, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at his home. He was born on May 31, 1929 to the late Lewis Wise and Maude Weaver Wise. He was also preceded in death by a son, Randolph Wise; step-daughter, Margaret McAdams; brothers, John Wise and Jesse Wise; and sisters, Ethel Luskey, Ellen Cauffman, and Beulah Sharpio.

He is survived by companion, Helen Frazier; daughter, Darlene S. Zeller; sons, Wayne Wise and wife Linda, Steve Wise and wife Sharon, step-sons, Henry L. Jenkins and wife Charlene, and Curtis G. Jenkins and wife Sandy; grandchildren, Kimberly Bradley and Steven Wise; great-grandchildren, Aaron Diggs, Brian Diggs, Brandon Cureton, Sierra Wise, and Lacy Mae Wise.

A graveside service will be held at the Wise Family Cemetery conducted by Pastor Josh Shifflett.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 13 2020 03:23PM

Thomas Babcock Roberts, 82, of Locust Dale, Va., passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Culpeper Hospital. He was born on September 9, 1937 to late James Andrew Roberts and Doris Mildred Roberts. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Davis Roberts; son, Michael Roberts, and brothers, Gale Roberts and Andrew Roberts.

He is survived by three sons, Jim Roberts and wife Charlotte of Springfield, Va., Dennis Roberts and wife Doris of Delaware, and Marq Ryan and wife Hilda; sister, Melodee Koehnlein; grandchildren, Daniel Roberts, Lindsay Vankuiken and husband Joseph, Jonathan Ryan, David Ryan, Benjamin Ryan and wife Katie, and Joshua Mott.

Burial will be private.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 13 2020 02:37PM

Mary Elizabeth Sprouse, 82 of Louisa, died Wednesday May 6, 2020 at her residence. Born February 25, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Robert Clatterbuck and Ola Burrus Clatterbuck. She was the wife of the late John Sprouse and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lydia Jean Morris Bradshaw, two brothers, Charles Robert Clatterbuck, Thomas Allen Clatterbuck and two sisters, Margaret Seay and Louise Seay.

Mrs Sprouse is survived by four daughters, Mary Lorraine Morris Harlow, Kathryn Louise Morris Benedict, Beverly Joane Morris Mcilwee, Laurie Jane Morris, one sister, Nancy McDaniel and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 11 2020 07:53PM

Raymond Hall, 86 of Gordonsville, died Friday May 8, 2020 at his residence. Born March 31, 1934 in Matoaka, WV, he was the son of the late Thomas Franklin Hall and Clara Mae Ervin Hall.

Mr. Hall is survived by his wife, Ping Hall, two daughters, Betty Ann Hall, Catherine May Hall, a son, Steven Ray Hall and wife Ellen, eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.



By preddyfuner36002353, May 11 2020 03:24PM

Betty Jane Boozer Phillips, 89, of Gordonsville, VA, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020, at her home in Gordonsville, VA, with her husband of 68 years, Robert Abner Phillips (Bob) by her side.

Betty was born December 26, 1930, in Anniston, AL, the daughter of the late Julia Evalela Pace Boozer and Daniel Roy Boozer. Growing up on the family ranch, she excelled in scholastic subjects and music (primarily the piano) and developed an avid passion for both culinary and needle arts. She graduated from Perry High School as class valedictorian and went on to attend Stephens College in Columbia, MO where she earned her degree in Interior Design.

At the age of 16, Betty attended a welcoming dance for the young men of the Marion Military Institute, in Marion, AL. At this dance she met Bob Phillips, an aspiring Navy Midshipman. On that evening he became the love of her life, and they remained inseparable for 73 years.

With Betty’s unassuming and charming manner, she made a positive difference in this world. As the devoted mother of three, she enjoyed sharing her fondest memories of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. When Betty retired, she and Bob built a country home In Gordonsville, VA providing a welcoming home for many family gatherings.

She was a Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society volunteer, had a 30-year career as a realtor in Northern Virginia, enjoyed her book club and the ‘Four County Players’ local theatre in Barboursville, VA.

Betty is survived by her husband, Robert Abner Phillips, retired naval aviator, daughter, Valerie Phillips Kaiser (Bruce), sons, Robert Abner Phillips, Jr. (Kelly), Daniel Sanders Phillips (Stacy), brother, John Boozer, (Carolyn) sisters, Patricia Miller, (Bill), Susan Stygler Johnson, (Lynn), brother-in-law, Buddy Burdette, sisters-in-law Martha Gentry, Jerri McLain, ten grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Betty was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Pate and Ann Burdette.

A private memorial service will be held on May 13, 2020. She will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery.

Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.

 

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