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Helen E. Payne
Helen Elizabeth “Bootsie” Payne, 84, of Colonial Beach, VA, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at her home.
Born in Washington, D.C., she was an office manager for Electrolux Vacuum Co., and held membership in the American Legion, the Lions Club, the Moose Lodge, VFW, Colonial Beach Tourism and Colonial Beach Historical Society and the Old Dominion Boat Club in Alexandria.
She is survived by her husband, Donald E. Payne of the home; a son, Michael Klimkiewicz and his wife, Patti, of Reston; granddaughters Ashley Ciano and husband Eric of Atlanta, and Kelly Swartz and husband Matt of Alexandria; and grea-grandchildren Jack Ciano and Brady Ciano, both of Atlanta, and Tyler Swartz and Cooper Swartz, both of Alexandria.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach, with a visitation beginning one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Payne’s memory may be made to the Colonial Beach Rescue Squad, 225 Dennison St., Colonial Beach, VA 22443.
Online condolences may be posted at nashandslwfh.com.
Phillip Young Rowe
Phillip Young Rowe, 82, died at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va on Sunday Nov. 8, 2009. He was born in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 22, 1926.
Mr. Rowe was a graduate of the University of Maryland at College. He was an employee of the Naval Surface Warfare at Indian Head, Md.
He lived in King George with his wife, Yvonne Klopsis Rowe, who survives him.
Other survivors include his brother Joseph Y. Rowe, and his children and stepchildren: Susan H. Wolfe, Martha Jessica Rowe, Peter Rowe, Russell Chatman, Lisa Johnson Olivia Reynolds, Ellen Buchman, and Mike Cote.
Mr. Rowe is also survived by his eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.
Jack Harvey Oliff, Sr.
Jack Harvey Oliff Sr., 83, of Montross went to be with his lord and savior Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, after having a massive heart attack at his home.
He served in the Army from 1948 to 1951 and reached the rank of tech sergeant. He was a longtime employee of Virginia Lumber Co. in St. Leonard, Md.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra; seven children, William Holden of the home, Michael J. Oliff of Hollywood, Md., Jack H. Oliff Jr. and wife Donna of Owens, Md., John S. Oliff and wife Laura of St. Leonard, Nancy J. Zebron of Linthicum, Md., Melinda A. Kirby and husband Michael of Prince Frederick, Md., and Joseph A. Oliff and wife Alice of Huntingtown, Md.; eight grandchildren, Billy, Reza, Monica, David, Debbie, Cullen, Greg and Amber; and two great-granddaughters, Bailey and Carley.
Also surviving are three brothers, James and Charles Oliff of Montross and William Oliff of Upper Marlboro, Md.; and two sisters, Althea Parr of Charlottesville and Mary Sanford of Colonial Beach.
A funeral was held Sunday, Nov. 15, at Welch Funeral Home, Montross. Interment followed in Ephesus Christian Church cemetery, Foneswood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Life Ministries, 535 Euclid Ave., Colonial Beach, Va. 22443, or the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, Va. 23060.
Kevin M. Martino
Kevin M. Martino, 45, of King George County died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia McSwain of King George, and two brothers, Marc Martino of Long Island, N.Y., and Christopher Martino of Fredericksburg.
A funeral was held Saturday, Nov. 14, at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, Port Royal, with the Rev. Lance Bacon officiating.
Online guest book is available at brooksfuneralhome.com.
James A. Adkins
James A. Adkins, 74, of Spotsylvania County passed away Thursday Nov. 12, 2009, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Mr. Adkins was born Feb. 20, 1935, in Toledo, Ohio, to Harvey and Anna Adkins.
Retiring after a number of years in auto sales, Mr. Adkins worked as a driver for FREDericksburg Regional Transit in King George County. He was also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
Mr. Adkins is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Marilyn; three sons, David James Adkins and wife Pam of Colorado, Dennis Gregory Adkins and wife Brenda of Stafford County and Brad Adkins and wife Amanda; a brother, Donald Adkins of Florida; a sister, Rose Marie Hass of Ohio; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family received friends Sunday, Nov. 15, at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Home, Fredericksburg chapel, 1621 Jefferson Davis Highway.
A Mass of Christian burial was offered Monday, Nov. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church with interment to follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 1009 Stafford Ave., Fredericksburg, Va. 22401-5418.
Condolences may be sent to mullinsthompsonfuneralhomefredericksburg.com.
Larry Neal Busic
Larry Neal Busic, 58, of Spotsylvania County died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at his residence.
He had many loves, but first and foremost was the Lord, then his family, the Redskins, a 1969 Roadrunner, his 1987 Trans Am and his motorcycle. He worked at Powell’s furniture for more than 23 years.
Survivors include his three daughters, Kristina Busic of Vernon, Conn., and Keri Hinken and her husband, William, and Jamie Schoonover, all of Stafford County; his brother Gary Busic Sr. of Spotsylvania; three sisters Helen Lehr of King George County, Linda Bullock of Spotsylvania and Patricia Holloway of Spotsylvania; and six grandchildren, Tristan, William, Kyle, Adam, Caleb and Samantha.
A service was held Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel, with the Rev. Matthew Kindig and Helen Lehr officiating. Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Lee and Theodore Carlis Busic Sr.; and his siblings Frances Smith, Sylvia Wedding and Theodore Carlis Busic Jr.
Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.