Allen R. Bowens
Allen Rudolph Bowens, a former principal at Rappahannock Central Elementary School and Title I director in Middlesex County, passed away at the age of 88 on Monday, December 5, 2011. Mr. Bowens was active in St. John Baptist Church and was a member of the Essex County NAACP.
posted 12.15.2011Karen H. Stebbins
Karen Hinton Stebbins, 68, passed away at her Locust Hill home on Friday, December 9, 2011 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Her husband, Don Stebbins, was at her side. She married Don in 1989 in Miami where he was assigned as a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service.
posted 12.12.2011Charlotte L. Moore
Charlotte L. Moore, 93, of Hartfield died Thursday, December 8, 2011. She retired from C&O Railroad with 35 years of service as chief clerk. She is survived by her husband, Porter W. Moore; a son, Stacey Moore and his wife Angela of Topping; two grandchildren, Scott and Brittany; four step-grandchildren, Melinda, Amber, Josh and Cody; and nine great-grandchildren.
posted 12.09.2011Sally F. Libbey
Surrounded by family in her McLean home, Sally Fitzpatrick Libbey passed away on November 23, 2011 after fighting over five years against breast cancer and its implications. Sally was born December 1946 in Yonkers, N.Y., and graduated from the University of Maryland. She spent most of her adult life in the Washington, D.C., area until retiring in Urbanna.
posted 12.09.2011John E. Rackley Jr.
John was born on October 25, 1944 in Monroe, N.C., to the late John E. Rackley and Mary Eubanks Rackley. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elaine H. Berry of Urbanna. A 1970 graduate of the University of Kentucky, John excelled on the gridiron proudly wearing number 54. After graduation, John had a short career in the NFL playing for the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints.
posted 12.09.2011Amy C. Jessie
Amy Collins Jessie, 77, of Warner passed away quietly with her family by her side on December 4, 2011 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md., after a brief battle with leukemia. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Jessie Sr., and the mother of Richard Jessie, the late Frank Jessie Jr., Sheila Jessie Jackson and Wayne Jessie Sr.