Harrisonburg Obituaries

Harrisonburg Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Harrisonburg, VA

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  • 3 hrs ago | via The Daily News-Record 

    Frances D. Kinnear, 106

    Frances Davis Kinnear, 106, died Monday, July 25, 2016, in Harrisonburg, at the Sunnyside Retirement Community, her home for the past 25 years. At Sunnyside, she was an avid gardener, enjoyed making her signature pressed flower greeting cards, and contributed to the wellbeing of other Sunnyside residents through her many volunteer activities.

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  • Yesterday | via The Daily News-Record 

    William T. Leake, 87

    Tom was born in Harrisonburg on Aug. 21, 1928, and was a son of the late Keziah and Ellis Leake. He worked as an investigator for the Department of Motor Vehicles, and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg and a past member of the Mitchells Presbyterian Church in Mitchells, Va., where he was an elder.

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  • Yesterday | via The Daily News-Record 

    Faith L. Turner, 53

    She was born in Harrisonburg on Feb. 7, 1963, and was the daughter of Mary Lou Turner of Harrisonburg and the late Bobby Lee Turner. Faith Lynn graduated from Broadway High School in 1981 and attended Dominion Business School.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via The Daily News-Record 

    William O. Smith Jr., 66

    William Odell Smith Jr., 66, of Harrisonburg, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 20, 2016, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born Dec. 15, 1949, in Alexandria, Va., and was the son of the late William Odell Smith Sr. and Juanita Porter Smith.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Mary L. Whetzel, 77

    Mary worked at Rockingham Poultry for over 20 years before retiring. She was a member of Concord United Church of Christ near Timberville.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Bill V. Neff Jr., 60

    BJ was born June 9, 1956, in Harrisonburg, and was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Broadway High School and worked at Neff Enterprises.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Betty L. Showalter, 78

    Mrs. Showalter was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Harrisonburg, and was the daughter of the late Everett Russell and Edith Pauline Mowbray Shifflett. She served as a volunteer with the Gift & Thrift, participated in Community Bible Study and was a facilitator of the Bible Study Fellowship.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Lillian 'Rupie' Nicholson, 99

    Lillian "Rupie" Nicholson, 99, of Elkton, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg. She was born Sept.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Jill E. Costie, 52

    She was born Sept. 17, 1963, in Harrisonburg. Jill was baptized at Muhlenberg Lutheran Church and supported their youth group for years.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Dorothy E. Crider, 86

    Her first husband, Floyd Allen Southerly, whom she married March 6, 1948, preceded her in death in September 2001. Her second husband, Garnett Elwood Crider, whom she married March 26, 1971, preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2016.

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  • Tuesday Jul 19 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Orion A. Madden, 17

    Orion enjoyed playing football, baseball, and wrestling. Orion was very family-oriented and was especially close to his sisters, Genesis and Niquelle.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Rose M. Slye, 81

    Rose Mary Slye, 81, of Elkton, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 17, 1934, in McGaheysville and was the daughter of the late Jacob Harley and Margaret Baker Sipe.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Norma Jean McCray, 81

    Norma was born in Franklin, W.Va., on Nov. 19, 1934, and was a daughter of the late Reva and Richard Varner. Norma is also survived by two daughters, Linda L. Smith and husband, James, of Harrisonburg, and Joy Lynn McCray of Bridgewater; a sister, Carol L. Botkin of Monterey; a grandson, James R. Smith and wife, Tammy, of Staunton; a granddaughter, Misty McCray of Bridgewater; great-grandson, Gracen Carothers McCray; great-granddaughter, Bayleigh Wilberger-McCray; and a special dog, Harley.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Sadie Rose Foundation Helps Kids Grieve Siblings

    Nikki Fox / DN-R Katie Long of Harrisonburg talks with Kora Lambert, 5, Thursday morning at the Sadie Rose Foundation in Dayton. Kora is the daughter of Daniel and Naomi Lambert of Harrisonburg.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Geneva R Batton, 80

    Geneva was born in Harrisonburg on Dec. 5, 1935, and was a daughter of the late Mary and Berryman Morris Sr. She retired from Genicom, and was a member of Grace Memorial Episcopal Church in Lynnwood, serving as treasurer for several years. She volunteered many service hours at the RMH Cancer Center, as well as the local food pantry and fire department.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Allene G. Atkinson

    Allene G. Atkinson of Harrisonburg, Va., formerly of Alden, N.Y., entered into rest May 10, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Harry D. Atkinson; devoted mother of Thomas Atkinson, Marilyn Mailhot, Leanna Magee, Fan Marie Kipfer, Joyce Atkinson; cherished grandmother of 15, with 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; loving daughter of the late John and Grace Griffin; dear sister of the late Pauline Mackley, Elmer Griffin, Howard Griffin; also survived by relatives and friends.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Daily News-Record 

    James E. Shifflett, 92

    On July 23, 1960, he married Bonnie Gardner Shifflett, who preceded him in death on Sept. 29, 2010.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Donald R. Fuller, 85

    Donald R. Fuller, 85, of Harrisonburg and formerly of New Market, Va., and Calverton, Md., passed away Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center. He was born June 19, 1931, in Washington, D.C., and was the son of the late W. Rogers and Laura M. Fuller.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Wendell - Ross' Loflin, 61

    Ross was born in Denver, Colo., Dec. 20, 1954, and was a son of the late Ruby and John Ross Loflin. He worked as a truck driver for Houff Transport in Weyers Cave and was a member of First Assembly of God in Harrisonburg.

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  • Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Ray C. Killian, 95

    Ray Clippinger Killian, 95, of Harrisonburg and formerly of Smithsburg, Md., passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg. In addition to his wife, Arlene Killian, Ray is survived by two daughters, Carol K. Martin and husband, Lee, of Schnecksville, Pa., and Karen K. Matthias and husband, Bruce, of Harrisonburg; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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