March 14, 2006
ALEXANDRIA S. WHITTINGTON, 18 months; beloved daughter of Santo F. and Sandra West Whittington; sister of Cortney M. Whittington. Funeral services will be held on March 16, 2006, at 11:00 A.M. at From The Heart Church Ministry, 4207 Norcross St., Temple Hills, MD, where the family may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Easton, MD. Arrangements by the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newman Funeral Home, P.A., Centreville, MD.www.fhnfuneralhome.com
February 23, 2006
On Sunday, February 19, at his residence in Falls Church. Former Headmaster of the Episcopal High School, in Alexandria. Beloved husband of the late Betsy Wright Thomsen. He is survived by his daughter Evelyn Thomsen Ruffin, son Richard Porter Thomsen, Jr., five grandchildren, a brother, Samuel Locke Thomsen, of Baltimore, and a sister, Anne Thomsen Abbott, of Texas. The son of Samuel Locke Thomsen and Adelade Porter, he grew up in Baltimore and at Gibson Island. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 25, at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, at 11am.
January 5, 2006
Virginia Coalition, a rock band from Alexandria, will perform tomorrow at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W. in Washington. Opening for Virginia Coalition is Jack's House. Tickets are $17.50. Order by calling 800-955-5566 or visiting tickets.com. Anna Eisenberg
November 20, 2005
MARGARET"Mickey" KING was born December 8, 1912 in Baltimore, MD to Agnes and Edward Klug, and died of heart failure on November 16, 2005 at the Mount Vernon Convalescent Center in Alexandria, VA. She was raised in Baltimore and was a graduate of Notre Dame College. She married John M. King, a career Army Officer, who preceded her in death in 2003. Survivors include her sister, Sister Mary Agnes of The School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore, three sons, John M. King, Jr. of Elberta, AL, William E King of Newark, DE, Stephen J. King of Atlanta, GA, five daughters, Barbara M Mc Hugh of Alexandria, VA, Marjorie F. Billmire of Monkton, MD, Kathleen M. Mullins of Fredericksburg, VA, Margaret M. King of Round Hill, VA, Deborah A. Cochran of San Bernardino, CA, 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
October 4, 2005
On September 29, 2005, KANDYCEWILLIAMS is survived by mother Cheryl Williams, guardians Clayton and Audra Washington, sisters Alisa, Angela and Anitra Washington. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Tuesday after9 A.M. Family will receive friends on Thursday in St. Katherine's of Alexandria, 2001 Division Street, at 10 A.M., followed by Funeral Services at 11. See www.marchfh.com
August 25, 2005
An Atlanta-based utility took the rare step last night of shutting down a power plant serving the Washington area because it couldn't fix air pollution problems that Virginia warned were a threat to public health. The Mirant Corp. told state officials it would close the 56-year-old, coal-fired Potomac River power plant in Alexandria, Va., five days after being ordered by authorities to immediately start meeting air quality standards, said Bill Hayden, spokesman for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
July 12, 2005
On July 7, 2005, JOHN THOMAS, devoted father of Alexandria and Aleisa Fries, loving brother of Patricia and Gary Fries. Funderal service will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday at the Crownsville Veteran Cemetery. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations toward Mr. Fries burial expenses to the order of Patricia Fries, 3810 Chance La., Lenoir, N.C. 28645. Arrangements by Miller-Dippel Funeral Home, Inc.
July 2, 2005
Suddenly, on Monday, June 25, 2005 H. THOMAS LEWIS of Yeoho Road, Sparks, passed away in Alexandria, VA. He is survived by his wife Darlene, his brother Ellis Richard Lewis of Portland, Maine, his son Jonathan R. Lewis of Sparks, his daughter and son-in-law L. Marvella Frey and David E. Frey and grandchildren Cody, Aidan and Liliana of Alexandria, VA. Also survived by many other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the family owned Peaceful Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Center, P.A., 2325 York Rd., Timonium on Thursday, July 7 beginning at 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers donations made in his name to the National Exchange Club Foundation for Prevention of Child Abuse, World Vision, or the American Lung Association, would be welcomed and appreciated.
May 18, 2005
On May 15, 2005, RUTH E. "Gertie"; loving mother of Ruth Wms. Cotten and Dolores "Pinkie" Brooks. Friends may call at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, 2222 W. North Avenue on Thursday, May 19, 2005, from 3 to 8 P.M. On Friday, May 20, 2005, funeral services will be held at St. Katherine of Alexandria, Presstman and Division Streets. Family hour, 10:30 A.M. Funeral to follow at 11 A.M. Interment Lorraine Park Cemetery.
April 30, 2005
On Tuesday, April 25, 2005, EDWARD LEE III, of Laurel, MD formerly of Alexandria, VA. Beloved son of the late Col. and Mrs. Edward Sheley Jr.; Edward is survived by sister Sandra Massey and husband Raymond, brother William Sheley and wife Debra, sister Barbara Rothfork and husband Anthony and Susan Mills and husband Gary and numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Sunday, May from 1 to 2 P.M. at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Drive, Alexandria, VA, with a Funeral Service at that location immediately afterwards.