, 2016

Annice B. Dorsey
LANCASTER—Annice Brame Dorsey, 90, of Lancaster, wife of the late Clark Lawler Dorsey Jr.,  passed away on Sunday, September 18.

She was born on October 31, 1925, to Robert and Lois Hunt Brame. She is survived by four children, Diane Dorsey Edwards (Warren) of Oak Ridge, Tenn., Robert Lawler Dorsey (Karen) of Washington, D.C., Beverly Dorsey DiMaio (Bob) of Aynor, S.C., and David Clark Dorsey (Susan) of Fredericksburg; five grandchildren, Joel Edwards, Tatjana Dorsey, Martha Schutte, Peter DiMaio and Jeffrey DiMaio; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She also is survived by one brother, Harper Brame (Ann Keith); two sisters, Mary Trotter (Ed), and Bettie Wallace; and one sister-in-law, Mary Lou Dorsey.

Ann and Clark met while students at Virginia Tech, and embarked on their married life in West Lafayette, Ind., Waynesboro, Seaford, Del., Wilmington, Del., and Lancaster.

Ann devoted her life to her family and her church, and was an avid golfer, camper, sailor, traveler, and student of ancient history.  Ann and Clark were long-time members of the Rappahannock River Yacht Club and spent five winters sailing in the Bahamas aboard “Shorebird,” although their favorite cruising grounds were the Chesapeake Bay.

She did extensive research for the Foundation for Historic Christ Church through which she developed many close friends. She also was an active member of Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church.

The family would like to thank the staff of Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury and Hospice of Virginia for the dedicated care given to Ann.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m on Saturday, October 15, at Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Historic Christ Church or Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church, both in Weems.


June L. Furbush
MILTON, N.H.—June Lumbert Furbush, formerly of Weems and Sanford, Maine, passed away peacefully September 22, 2016, at the Dover Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Dover, N.H.

She was born in Chicago, Ill., on August 11, 1929, and raised in Sanford, Maine.  She was the daughter of the late Sarah Senior Lumbert Brook and Carl Lumbert.  She graduated from Sanford High School in 1947.  June married Charles Furbush from Berwick, Maine, and moved to Elliot, Maine, where they had five children.  The family also lived in New York, Pennsylvania and Indonesia. June and Chuck also lived in Turkey for three years and finally settled in Weems.

While living in Weems, June and Chuck built up a ceramics business. She taught classes, took part in craft shows and was always painting something! She was a very talented artist and she took great pride in her work. She also loved to garden, where she grew hundreds of daylily varieties and loved to share them with family and friends.

June is survived by her daughter, Cathy Sanford of Weems; a son, Kevin Furbush and his wife, Susan, of West Lafayette, Ind., a daughter Sherri Brooks and husband, Stephen of Huntsville, Ala., and a daughter, April Godbout and husband, Fred of Milton, N.H., whom she lived with before going to Dover Healthcare; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Craig Brook and Scott Brook; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Chuck; son, Dennis; and her brother, John Lumbert; and sister, Sharon Brook Harvie. 

The family would like to thank the Dover Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare and also Constellation Hospice for the wonderful care they took of their mom. 

A graveside service will be held at Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford at 1 p.m. on Monday, October 3.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Constellation Hospice, 180 Low Street,  Newburyport, MA 01950 and Dover rehabilitation and Healthcare, 307 Plaza Drive Dover, NH 03820.

Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. To leave a message of condolence please visit blackfuneralhomes.com


Frederick and Maryly Kelsey
WHITE STONE— A memorial service will be held for Frederick and Maryly Kelsey at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 1, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock, 366 James Wharf  Road, White Stone.


Thomas E. "Cap'n Tom" Stevens
MILLENBECK—Thomas E. "Cap'n Tom" Stevens, 78, passed away September 23, 2016.  He was born February 14, 1938, in Millenbeck to the late Earnest and Ada (Thomas) Stevens. 

He is survived by his wife, Esther, and daughters, Julie and Robin Stevens. Also, a stepson, Mike Stevens, and his wife, Marcy; and stepson, Troy Elswick, and his wife, Amanda; and step-grandchildren, Kaden Stevens and Kimberly and Blake Elswick. He also is survived by his sister, Selena and her husband, Calvin Lewis; and his brother, Malachi Stevens, all of Senora.

"Cap'n Tom"  was a member of Corrottoman Baptist Church and was owner and operator of Cap'n Tom's Seafood in Bertrand until health reasons forced his retirement.

A memorial service was held on September 27, 2016, at Corrottoman Baptist Church in Ottoman with burial in the church cemetery followed by a reception in the church fellowship hall.

Currie Funeral Home of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.

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