Harriet N. Curtin
HEATHSVILLEHarriet Norrine Curtin, 71, died peacefully at her home in Heathsville on Monday, March 3, 2014.
The daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Ayersman, she was born January 22, 1943, in Baltimore, Md. She was a 1960 graduate of Dundalk High School in Dundalk, Md. She retired from Vector Security in Maryland as a bookkeeper and moved to Heathsville to be closer to family.
She is survived by her sister, Ethel Caton (Ed) of Dover, Del.; half-brother, Robert Ayersman (Joycelyn) of Rowlesburg, W.V.; her son, Michael Bruner (Gail) of Heathsville; and her grandchildren, Tyler and Caroline Bruner of Heathsville and Marie Elutrio of Baltimore.
She was a lifelong lover of reading, so in lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation be made in her name to Northumberland County Public Library in Heathsville.
Arrangements are being made by Faulkner Family Funeral Home in Burgess. A private memorial service is being planned.
Ann S. George
WHITE STONEAnn Sheppard George, 70, of White Stone died on February 26, 2014. She was the widow of Dennis C. George Sr.
She was predeceased by her parents, James Otha Sheppard Sr. and Elizabeth Davis Sheppard; and her brother, James Otha Sheppard Jr.
She is survived by her children, Beth G. Simmons (Terry) of White Stone, Dennis C. George Jr. of Ocran and James S. George (Hope) of White Stone; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Myrteen George of Douglas, Ga., Janet Schneider of White Stone, Paula Luckham of White Stone and Paulette Campbell of White Stone; a brother, Ronnie Sheppard of White Stone; an aunt, Mary Sheppard of Florida; and a sister-in-law, Glenda Sheppard of White Stone.
A funeral service was held March 2 at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock. Interment followed at White Stone United Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends called prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Virginia, P.O. Box 2098, Tappahannock, VA 22560.
Edward ‘Mann’ Jackson
LOTTSBURGEdward Prince “Mann” Jackson of Lottsburg died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late Tollie T. Jackson Jr. and Mildred Prince Jackson.
He was dockmaster for 20 years at Olverson’s Marina, operated Piney Island Seafood, Jackson Seafood and Lively Supermarket. Mann loved working at Olverson’s, where he wore many hats. Most of all, he enjoyed helping everyone who came to the marina.
Mann was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Margaret “Peggy” Payne Jackson; his two sons and daughter-in-laws, Edward Mark Jackson (Vicki) of Heathsville and David Prince Jackson (Darlene) of Lively; his daughter and son-in-law, Andrea Michelle Jackson Pittman (Mark) of Charlottesville; eight grandchildren, James and Jack Jackson, April and Ty Pittman, Trevor and Patrick Jackson and Justin and Amber Culpeper; his sister, Ruth J. Ash of Callao; and his aunt, Lavinia Jackson Foster of Deltaville. He was preceded in death by his sister, Hope Jackson Kellum, and his brother, E. M. “Jack” Jackson.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock. Interment will follow at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lively. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riverside Tappahannock Infusion Center, 618 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, VA 22560.
WEEMSMargaret “Peggy” Kohlhepp, 84, of Weems died Tuesday, February 25, 2014, while visiting her son in North Carolina.
Mrs. Kohlhepp was born in Thurmont, Md., to the late Bayard and Margaret Neukum Devilbiss.
She is survived by her son, Bayard Kohlhepp; her granddaughters, Ashley Hoppen, Emily Kohl, Natalie Kohlhepp and Cassie Kohlhepp; her great-grandson, Grayson Hoppen; and sisters, Anne Myers and Elizabeth Ellis.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. March 22 in Kilmarnock.
Flowers may be sent to the Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock; or donations may be made to St. Francis de Sales Parish, 152 East Church Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.
Groce Funeral Home in Arden, N.C., is assisting the family and a memorial register is available at grocefuneralhome.com.
Jane B. Peters
LANCASTERJane Burkhart Peters, 80, of Lancaster died March 1, 2014, after a long illness. She was born February 25, 1934, to the late Leo and Marie Burkhart. She was a native of Woodsfield, Ohio, and an honors scholarship graduate of St. Mary of the Springs, Columbus, Ohio, in mathematics. She also held a degree in accounting and attended Ohio State Business School.
She worked at North American Aviation, Columbus, as a junior engineer in aerodynamics. In 1955, she moved to Fredericksburg with her sister, Leonette Burkhart Knoop, who was working in anesthesiology at Mary Washington Hospital. The Navy hired her to work at Dahlgren Naval Proving Ground as a scientific programmer on the first supercomputer, the IBM NORC. She was the lead programmer of system presettings for the Polaris missile, the first sea launched ICBM from a submerged submarine.
She found joy in music and played a church organ consisting of 1,702 pipes in La Canada, California.
She worked in accounting for several CPA firms while living in Pennsylvania and volunteered to do tax returns for the VITA program in Kilmarnock. She was also treasurer of the Bay Ladies Investment Club in Wicomico Church.
She met her husband, Fred, while working at Dahlgren and lived in Lancaster for the past 12 years. She is also survived by their three children, Chuck, Kate and Kevin; her sister, Leonette; Leonette and Bud’s children, Suzanne and Griff; and their grandchildren, Henry, Hannah and Conrad.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. March 6 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock. There will be a gathering after the service at De Sales Hall.
Charles J. Wolfram Jr.
OAKTONCharles J. Wolfram Jr., 74, of Oakton died February 28, 2014. He owned his own business as a plumbing contractor.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Jean W. Stasko.
He is survived by his wife, Ava S. Wolfram; daughter, Brenda Wolfram Murn, of Herndon; sons, Daniel Wolfram and his wife, Rachel, of East Ridge, Tenn., and Ronald Wolfram of Alexandria; stepchildren, Dana E. Burnette of Fairfax and Judson T. Burnette and his wife, Theresa, of Richmond; and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by two nieces, Bonni Panji and Betty Ann Miller, and his beloved aunt, Betty Gregor.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, March 4, at Faulkner Family Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. in Burgess.
Memorial donations may be made to the Northumberland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 355, Heathsville, VA 22473.
Online remembrances may be made at faulknerfamilyfuneralhome.com.