Obituaries for Saturday, March 16, 2002

Sarah F. Farthing

Sarah Frances (Davis) Farthing died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Annaburg Manor Nursing Home.

She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Edwards and Patricia Farthing; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Lee Funeral Home, 8521 Sudley Road, Manassas, with a memorial service beginning at 7 p.m.

The family requests that no flowers be sent.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Federation of the Blind, Northern Virginia Area, 1800 Johnson St., Baltimore, MD 21230.

Lawrence C. Horwatt

Lawrence Craig Horwatt, 63, of Haymarket, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at his home.

A native of Savannah, Ga., he was a veteran of the Korean War, and a learning-disabilities teacher for the past eight years at Woodbridge High School.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mattie Manning, and his father, Charles “Pop” Horwatt.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; three sons, Craig, Matthew and Nicholas; his daughter, Susan; and one sister, Patricia St. Clair.

A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lee Funeral Home, 8521 Sudley Road, Manassas. Burial will be private.

John F. Livingston

John Frank Livingston, 69, of Spotsylvania, died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at his home.

He was a retired maintenance supervisor for Dittmar, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Livingston, he is survived by three daughters, Linda Barnett of Spotsylvania, Marsha Livingston of Fredericksburg and Sue Livingston of Michigan; three sons, Mike Livingston of Triangle, Franklin Livingston of Dale City and Walter Doles of Spotsylvania; one brother, George Livingston of Orange; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mullins & Thompson Spotsylvania Chapel, where services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Burial will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle.

Kathleen E. Reitz

Kathleen Elizabeth Reitz, 85, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg.

She was a housewife and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Reitz.

She is survived by one daughter, Marilyn Farrington of Fredericksburg; two sons, Stephen M. Reitz of Tucson, Ariz., and Robert E. Reitz of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Marabelle Peternell of Beaufort, S.C.; one brother, Doug Kigar of Boca Raton, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Rev. Philip S. Majka officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Arlington National Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Suite 210, Fredericksburg VA 22401.

Arrangements are by Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

Arthur Jackson

Arthur Jackson, 89, of Middleburg, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg.

He was a member of 2nd Baptist Church, Falls Church.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth S. Jackson of Middleburg; two stepsons, David Brown Stewart of Lane Anna, and Stanley D. Stewart of Vienna; seven grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends after 1 p.m. Monday, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 24337 Old Carolina Road, Aldie, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Chester L. Banks officiating. Eulogy will be by the Rev. James Browne. Interment will follow at Solon Cemetery, Middleburg.

Arrangements are by Ames Funeral Home, Manassas.

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