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The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Tue, Apr. 15, 2008
ALDINE RAY BREEDEN
Aldine Ray Breeden, 52, a resident of Grottoes, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 13, 2008. Mr. Breeden died at UVA of liver cancer. He was born on Feb. 2, 1956, in Harrisonburg, and was the son of the late Maggie E. Breeden. Ray will be remembered as being a loving brother and brother-in-law. He made his home with his sister, Martha Campbell and brother-in-law, Randy. He referred to Martha as his sister and best friend. He is also survived by three children, Derek, Dylan, and Desirae Breeden, all of Crimora; sisters, Bonnie Shifflett and husband, Owen “Tinky” of Elkton, Eunice McDonald and husband, Floyd, also of Elkton; brothers, Randolph Breeden and wife, Kathy of Mount Solon, Elwood Breeden and wife, Vicki of Mount Crawford; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Breeden loved to walk, fish, and he kept the squirrels in food. He was a self-employed painter. Mr. Breeden chose to be cremated and a memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at the Chapel of Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg with the Rev. Carter Dean officiating. There will be no visitation.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Nov. 17, 2003
ALVIE LEE BREEDEN
Alvie Lee Breeden, 80, of Elkton, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg. Mr. Breeden was born March 10, 1923, in Elkton, and was a son of the late Ree and Mary Breeden. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Zelda Breeden; two daughters, Janice Marie Cook and Brenda Lee Davis; a brother, Elmer Breeden; two sisters, Kathleen Hensley and Virginia Shifflett, all of Elkton; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The Rev. Carter Dean will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will follow at the Hensley Cemetery in Thoroughfare. Friends may sign the book at the Breeden home or the funeral home at any time today. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, Va., 22827 or the Elkton Fire Company, P.O. Box 91, Elkton, Va.

The Coffman Funeral Home
AMOS IRVIN BREEDEN
SWOOPE — Amos Irvin Breeden, 78, husband of Florence (Shiflett) Breeden of 663 Mish Barn Road, Swoope and formerly of 1565 Parkersburg Turnpike, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2010, in Envoy of Staunton. Mr. Breeden was born in Rockbridge Baths on Jan. 21, 1932, a son of the late Samuel Lee and Esie Lee (Hensley) Breeden. Amos was a member of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Walkers Creek. He retired in December of 1996 from Marston & Michael Heating and Cooling because of his health and prior to working at Marston & Michael, he was co-owner of Breeden Roofing, Heating and Air Conditioning. Mr. Breeden enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and spending time with his family. In addition to his parents, Mr. Breeden was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann Wade and Gladys Wilfong; four brothers, Dan, Earl, Herman and Robert Breeden and his son-in-law, Mark Rooney. Surviving in addition to his wife to whom he was married for 55 years is a daughter, Carolyn V. Rooney of Staunton; four brothers, Herbert R. Breeden of Craigsville, Lloyd S. Breeden of Verona, Harry H. Breeden and his wife, Pauline, and Carl W. Breeden and his wife, Joyce, all of Staunton; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Cason and his wife, Lisa, Kristina Martin, Amber Anderson and her fiancé, Darrell Rowe, and Martha "Boo" Root; 10 great-grandchildren, Racheal, Casey and Thomas Cason, Gabrielle James, Austin, Chelsea and India Anderson, Alexis Martin, Journey Rubino and Jayden Bosserman; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive. Active pallbearers will be Charlie and Marshall Shiflett, Tommy Mace, Ernie Nuckols, Jay Johnson and Arlen Breeden. Honorary pallbearers will be his great-grandchildren and members of the Churchville First Aid Crew. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Coffman Funeral Home & Crematory or other times at the residence. A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in the Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Joel Thornton. Burial will follow in the Augusta Memorial Park with military rites conducted by the Staunton/Augusta VFW Post No. 2216. Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of his arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.coffmanfuneralhome.net.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sat, Aug. 2, 2008
ANNA PAULINE BREEDEN
Anna Pauline Breeden, 92, of Elkton, died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Breeden was born April 29, 1916, in the Fox Mountain area of Rockingham County, and was the daughter of the late George William and Julie Susan Thomas Lam. She attended Fox Mountain School near Elkton. She was a homemaker and made quilts. She worked at Sleepwear Inc. in Elkton and in her earlier years, she was a self-employed housekeeper for many families. Her husband, Melvin Monroe Breeden, preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, Roy Hammer of Kearnsville, W.Va., and Melvin Hammer and Gary Hammer, both of Elkton; three daughters, Betty Hensley of Elkton, Evelyn Crawford of Grottoes, and Ann Frazier of Shenandoah; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Pastor Nona F. Allen will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at Furnace United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Jollett Neighborhood Cemetery in Page County near Elkton. The family will receive friends from 7-8 this evening at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Breeden home at anytime. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kygers.com.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Dec. 11, 2002
ANNA W. BREEDEN
Anna Louis Weakley Breeden, 81, of Charlottesville, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at a local nursing home after a long illness. Born May 3, 1921, in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Fred L. and Annie Rosson Weakley. She worked in retail sales in the Charlottesville area for a number of years and was a member of Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Madison. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Elmer C. Breeden; a son, Gary Wayne Breeden and his wife, Melanie of Ruckersville; two sisters, Maxine Stogdale of Ruckersville and Ruby Sullivan of Charlottesville; two grandchildren, Eron and Hope Breeden. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hill & Wood Chapel with the Rev. William R. Payne officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Hill & Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Madison County Eagle, VA, Thu, Feb. 3, 1949
BENJAMIN F. BREEDEN
B. F. Breeden Dies; Was A Retired Farmer
Benjamin F. Breeden, a retired farmer of Syria, died at his home early Friday morning, January 28, after a long period of declining health. He was 79 years of age and was the son of the late Alexander Breeden and the late Martha Meadows Breeden of Madison county. He is survived by two daughters and three sons. The daughters are Mrs. Dewey Shiflett of Syria; Mrs. Bennie Brooks of Charlottesville. The sons, Andrew F., of Orange, Jessie L. of Charlottesville and William E., of Free Union. Also surviving are three brothers, David Breeden of Locust Grove, Gilbert of Montpelier and Luther of Winchester, 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The service was conducted from the Rose Park Methodist church at Wolftown by the pastor, the Rev. James L. Clements on Sunday afternoon. Burial was in the family section of the Rose Park cemetery.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Nov. 21, 2005
BILLY M. BREEDEN
Billy M. Breeden, 57, of Charlottesville, died Friday Nov. 18, 2005, in a local hospital. Born March 17, 1948, in Charlottesville, he was the son of Margaret Wade Breeden and the late James Monroe Breeden. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Terri Lynn Breeden and Candace Breeden; one brother, James Breeden; nephew, Porter Breeden; niece, Ann Breeden; and fiancee, Michelle Ryder. A funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005, at Alberene Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the Teague Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Caring for Creatures, 352 Sanctuary Lane, Palmyra, VA 22963. The family would like to thank the University of Virginia Health Systems doctors and staff of the TCVPO unit. The care you gave him is truly appreciated. We would also like to extend our thanks to Shenandoah's Pride and all his customers and friends. Our father was a charming man filled with love for everyone. He will be missed deeply by all that knew him. We love you Daddy - Candace and Terri Lynn. Friends may sign the guest register at teaguefuneralhome.com

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sat, Jul. 15, 2006
CARRIE LILLIAN BEASLEY BREEDEN
Carrie Lillian Beasley Breeden, 100, of Madison, Virginia, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, at her home. She was born October 21, 1905, in Greene County, the daughter of the late Arthur and Rosa Beasley. She was a lifelong member of the Liberty Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Arlene Samuels and her husband, W. Gaither of Greene County; four sons, Marvin Breeden and his wife, Mary, of Madison, Melvin Breeden and his wife, Myrtle, of Fredericksburg, Milton Breeden of Advance Mills and Myron Breeden of Madison. She has four granddaughters, Linda Koch and her husband, Michael, Marsha Gibson and her husband, Ralph, Paige Duncan and her husband, Greg, and Betsy Thompson and her husband, Gary; two grandsons, James Breeden and his wife, Jessie and Barkley Breeden and his wife, Sandra; nine great-grandchildren, Stephen Koch and his wife, Wendy, Anthony Koch, Travis Gibson and his wife, Jessica, Candice Breeden, Morgan Duncan, Carrie and Logan Thompson, Josh and Hunter Breeden; and one great-grandchild, Joseph Gibson. She is also survived by special friends, Gene and Elizabeth Breeden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman; her granddaughter, Renee Breeden; and her daughter-in-law, Betty Breeden. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, 2006, at the Preddy Funeral Home in Madison, with interment in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Pastor W.G. Samuels will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Liberty Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2006, at the funeral home.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Tue, Jan. 3, 2006
CARROL DELANO BREEDEN
Carrol Delano Breeden, 71, of Elkton, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at the home of his daughter in Shenandoah. Mr. Breeden was born March 7, 1934, in Rockingham County near Elkton, and was the son of the late Ward and Mamie Meadows Breeden. He retired from Sullivan Mechanical in Shenandoah and was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of the Massanutten Hunt Club and the Shenandoah Moose Lodge No. 2176. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Blosser Breeden, whom he married Dec. 12, 1966; a daughter, Caroline Wolfe of Shenandoah and four grandchildren. The Rev. Patricia Riggs will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Thursday at the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton. Burial will follow at Elk Run Cemetery. Friends may call at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton or at the home of his daughter at any time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangelical United Methodist Church Social Concerns, P.O. Box 164, Elkton, VA 22827.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Feb. 20, 2009
CHARLES KEITH BREEDEN
Charles Keith "Bird" Breeden, 61, of Charlottesville died Wednesday, February 18, 2009. Keith was born in Charlottesville on June 27, 1947, the youngest son of Ralph G. Breeden Sr. and Laura F. Breeden. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Gregory Breeden Jr. Keith had been a long time employee of Centel/Sprint and was the former Union Representative and Business Manager for I.B.E.W. Local 26. Most recently he had been employed with the Albemarle County School System at Hollymead Elementary where he had a special affection for children. He loved the children at Hollymead Elementary School and they loved their Mr. Charles back. Keith was one of a kind, who loved to make people laugh. He loved being with his friends and would want them to have a good ole time in a celebration of his life. Keith, who loved music, played drums with various bands around the Charlottesville area. He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Dawn Pavao and her husband, Michael, of Georgetown, South Carolina; his sisters, Ina Rae Hamm of Keswick, Judy M. Breeden of Charlottesville; his brothers, John A. Breeden and his daughters of Charlottesville, Ronnie W. Breeden and his wife, Barbara, and family of Stanardsville, Thomas W. Breeden and his wife, June, and family of Richmond; an aunt, Dora West of Charlottesville. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, February 21, 2009, at Monticello Memory Gardens with the Reverend David Collyer officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2009, at the Teague Funeral Home. Feel free to wear jeans and sneakers, it was Keith's favorite. The family greatly appreciates all the kindness and support shown to Keith and them during his extended illness. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made in Keith's name to a favorite charity. Friends may sign the guest register at teaguefuneralhome.com

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Jul. 12, 2007
CHARLES LEE BREEDEN
Charles Lee Breeden, 71, of Red Brush Road in Elkton, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg. Mr. Breeden was born May 30, 1936, in Rockingham County, and was the son of the late Sebert J. and Deanie Lam Breeden. Charles was a lifetime resident of the area and attended Maple Spring School in the Thoroughfare area. He was employed by Lofton Manufacturing in Greenville as a polisher and finisher. In 1988 until 2007 he began hauling water. He raised a variety of birds including chickens and Emu’s, and in his younger days enjoyed hunting. On Jan. 1, 1965, he married Brenda Kay Breeden, who survives. Survivors also include two daughters, Melissa Breeden and Kassie Hendricks and husband, Earl, all of Elkton; three sisters, Frances Hawkins of Harrisonburg, Mertie Breeden and Juanita Eppard, both of Eklton. Funeral services will be held 2:00 Friday afternoon, July 13, 2007, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton with the Rev. Carter Dean officiating. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. The family will receive friends this evening, Thursday, from 6-8 at the funeral home or anytime at the home of the family.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Tue, Dec. 16, 2008
CHRISTINA BREEDEN LAM
Christina Breeden lam, 76, of Elkton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Lam was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Rockingham County and was the daughter of the late Jesse and Verdie Breeden. She was a member of the Hensley’s United Methodist Church, and was a supervisor at Massanutten Resort before retiring. Mrs. Lam is survived by three sons, Greg Lam and wife, Cathy, Freddie Lam and wife, Elizabeth, Junior Lam and wife, Rose, all of Elkton; a daughter, Lorie Loker and husband, Larry, Elkton; brothers, Maynard Breeden, Charles Breeden, Eddie Breeden, all of Elkton; sisters, Merle Eppard, Nancy Lam, both of Elkton; seven grandchildren, Hope, Desi, Jon, Angie, Josh, Jake, Amanda; 15 great-grandchildren, Mat, Katie, Zach, Gabby, Madison, Nathan, Savannah, Brice, Bethany, Bradley, Chelsey, Cassidy, Alexis, Jada, Ava; and a number of nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Mrs. Lam was preceded in death by a son, David Lam; a sister, Naomi Rish; a brother, Leroy Breeden; grandchild, Jarrod Lam; two great-grandchildren, Brittany and Nichole Shifflett; and the father of her children, James I. Lam. The Rev. Nona Allen will conduct the funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Burial will follow in the Hensley’s Cemetery in the Thoroughfare area, near Elkton. The family received friends at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the Lam home at any time. Memorial gifts may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, VA 22827. Online condolences may be made to the Lam family at www.kygers.com.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sat, Jan. 13, 2007
CHRISTINE R. BREEDEN
Christine Rebecca Breeden, 70, of 162 W. Main St. in Stanley, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, in Stanley. Ms. Breeden was born March 16, 1936, in Huntington, W.Va., and was a daughter of the late John Lawrence Sigler and Tillie Bee Rutledge Sigler. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda A. Gray of Stanley and Deborah J. Breeden Painter of Elkton; two sons, Leroy Breeden Jr. of Edgewater, Md. and Gregory L. Shifflett of Harrisonburg; five sisters, Kathy A. Breeden of Stanley, Vonda L. Breeden of Luray, Betty Pence of Shenandoah, Jeanette Shifflett of Grottoes and Mildred Fitzatrick of San Diego, Calif.; four brothers, Walter Sigler of Woodbridge, Ward Sigler of Pennsylvania, and Noah Sigler and Leon Sigler, both of Stanley; her companion, Clarence Bailey of Stanley; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pastor Kent Bennett and the Rev. Tony Cubbage will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Monday at Newport Church of the Brethren, where the family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery in Luray. Arrangements are by the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Aug. 31, 2005
CLARENCE FRANK BREEDEN
Clarence Frank Breeden, 71, of Elkton, died Aug. 29, 2005, at his home. Mr. Breeden was born Oct. 21, 1933, in the Throughfare community of Page County, and was the son of the late Kelly F. and Lelia Meadows Breeden. Mr. Breeden was educated at Fox Mountain and Elkton High School and played baseball in his youth. He enjoyed hunting and camping, and was a supervisor at Shenandoah Valley Poultry for 23 years and a chemical operator at Merck & Co. for 22 years and retired Dec. 31, 1996, due to illness. After retiring he was a farmer. He was a member of Furnace United Methodist Church. On Aug. 11, 1952, he married Shirley Seal Breeden, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Judy Atkins and husband, Earl, Elkton; a brother, Harold D. Breeden and wife, Delma, Elkton; two sisters, Goldie Seal, Dorothy Seal and husband, Smith, all of Elkton; a sister-in-law, Hazel Breeden, Elkton; a brother-in-law, Douglas Watson, Elkton; three grandchildren, Rodney Atkins and wife, Samantha, Grottoes, Shane Atkins and wife, Lorie, Shenandoah, Jeremy Atkins and wife, Teresa, Elkton; four great-grandchildren, Whitney Atkins, Cody Atkins, Bryston Atkins, Brandon Hensley. Mr. Breeden was preceded in death by a brother, Floyd N. Breeden, and a sister, Lettie B. Watson. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Pastor Carter Dean, Rev. Michael Plasters and Rev. Fuzzy Cardin will conduct the service. Burial will follow at the Elk Run Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Breeden home at any time. He casket will remain closed. Memorial contributions may be made to the Assembly of God Church, P.O. Box 35, Shenandoah, VA 22849, or the Furnace United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 34, Elkton, VA 22827.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Aug. 25, 2005
CLARENCE FRANKLIN BREEDEN
Clarence Franklin Breeden, 76, of Orange, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, in the Orange County Nursing Home. Born Jan. 20, 1929, in Graves Mill, he was the son of the late Robert Breeden and Beatrice Knighting Breeden. He is survived by three daughters, Anita Loving of Wolftown, Sharon Roach and her husband, Scott, of Ruckersville and Cindy Scott of Orange; one son, Timothy Breeden and his fiancee', Pamela Collier, of Stanardsville; one stepdaughter, Maggie Corbin of Madison; one stepson, Danny Peyton and his wife, Nancy, of Waynesboro; one brother, Earl Breeden and his wife, Drucella, of Stanley; one sister, Frances Deavers of Wolftown; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Priscella Breeden and Jerry Groves. Graveside funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at the Rose Park Cemetery, Wolftown conducted by Dr. Tommy Palmer. Preddy Funeral Home, Madison, is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Oct. 2, 1980
CLIFTON (TARZAN) BREEDEN
Clifton Charles Breeden “Tarzan” Breeden, 65, of Orange, died Wednesday in a Charlottesville hospital. Born Jan. 24, 1915, in Orange County, he was the son of the late Cleveland and Cora Lee Breeden. He was a retired guard at Doubleday & Co., a member of the Orange Moose Lodge No. 2198, and a member of the Orange Baptist Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Pearl Lee Breeden of Orange; two daughters, Mrs. Deborah Breeden Perkins of Oakwood and Miss Ruth Grey Breeden of Orange; three sons, Clifton Charles Breeden Jr. of Fairfax, James Edward Breeden of Richmond and Robert Charles Breeden of Orange; five brothers, Frank Breeden of Baltimore, Md., Fred Breeden of Charlottesville, Alton Breeden of Springfield, Earl Breeden and Thomas Edward Breeden both of Baltimore, Md.; four sisters, Mrs. Annie King of Baltimore, Mrs. Elizabeth Dempsey of Orange, Mrs. Helen Ryder of Gordonsville and Mrs. Ethel Pugh of Orange; 16 grandchildren. Funeral will be 2 p .m. Friday from Preddy’s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Graham Cemetery. The Rev. George Fletcher will officiate. Family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p. m. today.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Mar. 10, 2006
CURTIS SHARF BREEDEN
Curtis Sharf Breeden, 90, of Waldorf, Maryland, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006. Born October 4, 1915, in Stanardsville, she was the daughter of the late Robert James Lamb and Sarah Eppert Lamb and wife of the late Robbie N. Breeden. Mrs. Breeden was employed for 35 years at Anderson Deli in District Heights, Maryland. She is survived by two daughters, June Gail Dickard and Elizabeth Jones, both of Waldorf, Maryland; one son, Robert Edwin Breeden and his wife, Rebecca, of Columbia, Maryland; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2006, at Preddy Funeral Home Chapel, Madison, with interment in Holly Memorial Gardens, Charlottesville. Pastor Jeff Thornley will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Oct. 9, 2013
DORIS E. BREEDEN VIA
Doris E. (Breeden) Via, 79, of Charlottesville, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013. Doris was born on May 23, 1934, the daughter of the late Joseph and Ada McDaniel Breeden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland M. Via; and eight sisters and brothers. She is survived by two sons, Richard A. Via and Teresa and Dwayne Via and Deborah; two daughters, Nancy Teel and John and Jo Ann Bunch and Steve; 10 grandchildren, Cheryl Madison, David Via, Jennifer Buttry, Massey and Philip Teel, Jessica Bunch, Travis Morris, Victoria Chernauskas, Brittney, and Lance Corporal Alex Via; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Anna Breeden. She loved gardening and canning the vegetables her garden produced. Her grandchildren and great- grandchildren were the light of her life. Her family will greatly miss the delicious meals she loved preparing for them. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Free Union Church of the Brethren. The family will receive friends at Teague Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, from 6 until 7 p.m. Pallbearers will be Sam Madison, Travis Morris, Massey and Philip Teel, Chris Madison, and Lance Corporal Alex Via. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy., Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911 www.hopva.org. We want to thank Dr. Gordon Morris, Dr. Mark Prichard and all their lovely staff for many years of excellent care. Friends may sign the quest book at teaguefuneralhome.com.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sun, Mar. 23, 2008
DOROTHY MAE BREEDEN
Dorothy May Breeden, 80, of Ruckersville, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2008. She was born December 24, 1927, in Page County, Virginia, a daughter of the late Earnest Hubert Breeden and Annie Alger Breeden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Noah Eli Breeden; and one daughter, Mary Lee Cole. She is survived by three sons, Timmy Lee Breeden of Amelia, Virginia, David Franklin Pickett of Chesterfield County, Elmer Pickett of Goochland; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many other family members and friends. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2008, at the Ryan Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Charles Shank officiating. Interment will follow at Culpeper National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to G.R.A.C.E. (Greene Alliance of Church and Community Efforts) P.O. Box 513 Stanardsville, VA 22973, or to the charities of one's choice. Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Aug. 15, 2007
EDWARD M. BREEDEN
Funeral services for Edward Monroe "Breeder" Breeden, 42, of Elkton, will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Eddie’s uncles, Richard Breeden and Teddy Breeden will conduct the service. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg. Mr. Breeden died Aug. 13, 2007, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg. Mr. Breeden was born July 8, 1965, in Harrisonburg, and was the son of Russell Edward "Eddie" Breeden Jr. of Elkton and the late LaDonna L. "Donna" Blaylock Breeden. Besides his father and his father’s fiancée, Brenda, he is survived by his girlfriend, Heidi Cox; loved like a daughter, Kassie Hendricks; loved like a sister, Jessi L. Lam; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. Mr. Breeden was previously employed by Sullivan Mechanical Contractors Inc. in Shenandoah as a pipe fitter. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and playing with his dog, Cody. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7-8 at the funeral home in Elkton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA, P.O. Box 413, Harrisonburg, VA 22803 in honor of his dog, "Cody."

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Aug. 6, 2014
EDWARD RONALD BREEDEN
Edward Ronald Breeden, age 63, of Elkton, passed away at his home on Aug. 4, 2014. He was born in Rockingham County on Feb. 3, 1951, to the late Ruth Naomi Smith Breeden. He was also preceded in death by a baby son. Ron was a brick mason and was previously employed with L.G. Williams Masonry. He was known to tinker on motorcycles and automobiles and enjoyed playing bingo. Surviving are his wife, Dianna Lynn Breeden; sons, Tracey Breeden and wife, Stacey, of Elkton and Travis Breeden and fiancée, Rebecca Shifflett, of Roanoke; his daughter, Brooke Neff and husband, Dwight; stepdaughters, Missy Eppard and husband, Derik, Kenzie Fleisher and Emily Morris and fiancé, Eric Welcher, all of Elkton; brothers, Boyd Breeden of Elkton and Wayne Breeden and wife, Sharr, of Port Republic; his sister, Faye Johnson and husband, Bobby, of Port Republic; 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Pastor Carter Dean will conduct the funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Burial will follow in the Koontz family cemetery. Visitation will be held this evening (Wednesday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o the funeral home to help with expenses.
Note: Grandson of Thomas Russell Smith and Edith Elizabeth Shifflett

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Aug. 8, 2008
ELIJAH LEONARD BREEDEN
Elijah Leonard Breeden, 79, of Barboursville, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Martha Jefferson Hospital. Mr. Breeden, son of Joseph and Ada Breeden, was born October 6, 1928, in Greene County, Virginia. He is survived by two daughters, Dale Jones and Judy Mitchell; a son, Joseph Carroll Breeden and his wife, Pam; a stepdaughter, Sandra Leach and her husband, Michael; six granddaughters, Lori Stribling and her husband, Donald; Sarah Verno and her husband, Alex; Tonya Kermon and her husband, David; Casey Gibson and her husband, Gary; Catherine Breeden; and Patricia Rossington and her husband, James; three grandsons, Joseph and Christopher Breeden and Christopher Leach and his wife, Heidi; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harry Breeden and his wife, Virginia; and two sisters, Anna Breeden and Doris Via. He is also survived by a long-time extended family; Terry Shellito and her husband, Art, who lovingly cared for Mr. Breeden in his final days; their children, Stephanie Lopes and her husband, Freddi; the Lopes children, Amber, Wade, Michael, Brianna and Rosa; Georgette Dorman and her son, Matthew; and Taylor Fisk; Brenda Marshall-Wood and her children, Jennifer Layne and McKenzie Wood; Doris Bunyea and her husband, Cliff; and Cris Mardress and her son, David. Mr. Breeden was preceded in death by a son, Bruce Michael Breeden; his life companion, Doris B. Marshall with whom he spent many happy years; three brothers, Jesse, Cecil and Roy Breeden; and three sisters, Elsie Courtney, Mamie Eppard and Lorene Cox. The families are grateful to the doctors and nurses of the Intensive Care Unit at Martha Jefferson Hospital for their extraordinary tender care of Mr. Breeden and their unfailing kind support to family members. A memorial graveside service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2008, at the Scottsville Cemetery, in Scottsville, Virginia, officiated by Pastor William Shellito. Those wishing to make memorial contributions may consider the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, P.O. Box 7047, Charlottesville, VA 22906, or a charity of their choice.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Jan. 14, 2008
ELIZABETH FRANCES BREEDEN
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Frances Breeden passed away Friday evening, Jan. 11, 2008, at her home in the Berrytown area of Elkton from complications of cancer. Mrs. Breeden was born June 19, 1921, in Elkton and was the daughter of the late Whit and Annie Morris Crawford. Lizzie attended Elkton Elementary School. As a young teen she worked by helping in the homes of local residents and later for the Loughs and Harnsbergers in Elkton. She also worked at the Shenandoah Manufacturing Plant, the Elkton Garment Plant and retired in 1986 from James Madison University to help care for her aging parents. She grew up in the Elkton Pentecostal Church and was currently a member of the Upper Room Church in Elkton. On Dec. 12, 1942, she married Elmer Ree Breeden, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Cornell Breeden of Elkton and Elmer W. Breeden of Elkton, with whom she had made her home for several years; and also helped raise two special nieces, Shirley Shifflett and Maxine Sellers, both of Elkton; one sister Minnie Payne of Harrisonburg; five grandchildren, two of whom she raised, Lisa Seal and Rondle Breeden, both of Elkton; eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents, Mrs. Breeden was preceded in death by a son, Gary Wayne Breeden, and a grandson, Charles Breeden. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at the Upper Room Church near Elkton with the Revs. L.J. "Dickie Campbell and Barbara Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Monday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Breeden home at anytime. The casket will remain closed.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Jul. 15, 2005
ELMER CLETUS BREEDEN
Elmer Cletus Breeden, 88, of Ruckersville, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, in a local hospital. Born February 10, 1917, in Madison, Va., he was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife, Anna Breeden. Elmer was a locksmith for the University of Virginia Hospital. He is survived by a son, Gary Breeden and his wife, Melanie; and their children, Erin and Hope, of Ruckersville; two nieces, Brenda, and her husband, Roger, and daughter, Tina, and Lori; one nephew, Mike and his wife, Mary Jane, and daughters, Crystal and Michelle; and a sister-in-law, Ruby. A funeral service will be held at 4:30 p.m. today in Hill & Wood Funeral Home with, the Rev. Buster Payne officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens. There is no scheduled visitation.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Dec. 10, 2008
ELMER RAY BREEDEN JR.
Elmer Ray Breeden Jr., 70, of Northport, Alabama, formerly of Thurmont, Maryland, died Saturday, December 6, 2008, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was the husband for 47 years of Alice Glass Breeden. Born in Warrenton, Virginia, on May 8, 1938, he was the son of the late Elmer Ray Breeden Sr. and Ophelia Mae Breeden. He served in the United States Army and was employed with State Farm Insurance for over 42 years, working in Regional offices in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Frederick, Maryland. He graduated from Frederick Community College and Wesley Theological Seminary and served as Pastor of Flint Hill United Methodist Church in Adamstown, Maryland. He is also survived by three daughters, Jeanette Rose and her husband, Paul, Sue Lawson and her husband, Harold, and Cynthia Nevin and her husband, Kris, all of Maryland; grandchildren, Christopher Rose, Benjamin Rose, Sara Lawson, Harlan Lawson, Kristin Nevin, Mikel Nevin, and Noah Nevin; and a great-granddaughter, Taylor Brooke Nevin. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Nelson, Earnest and David; and grandson, Jonathon Rose and son-in-law, Darin Lloyd. A member of Brook Hill United Methodist Church in Yellow Springs, Maryland, and in recent years in Northport, he attended Christ Harbor United Methodist Church. He was also a life member of the Yellow Springs Lions Club in Yellow Springs, Maryland. He was a dedicated man of God, devoted husband, loving and caring dad, and granddad, He will be missed, but we celebrate his homecoming with the Lord. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2009, at Brook Hill United Methodist Church with a private burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brook Hill United Methodist Church at 8946 Indian Springs Road, Frederick, MD 21702 or Yellow Springs Lions Club c/o Mike Main, 427 Center Street, Frederick, MD 21701.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Feb. 29, 2008
ELMER REE BREEDEN
Elmer Ree Breeden, 86, of Elkton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at the home of his son, Elmer. He had been in declining health for several years. Mr. Breeden was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Kenmore of Greene County, Va., and was the son of the late Ree Otto and Mary Elizabeth Breeden. His wife of 65 years, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Frances Crawford Breeden, preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 2008. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Wayne Breeden, and a grandson, Charles Breeden. Mr. Breeden attended Maple Spring School near Elkton. In his earlier years, Elmer worked for the Conservation Corp building the Skyline Drive. He retired from Merck and Company in Elkton in 1984 after 42 years of service. He enjoyed hunting and having softball games with the children on Sunday afternoons. Survivors are two sons, Cornell Breeden and wife, Susie, of Elkton and Elmer W. Breeden of Elkton, with whom he made his home for several years; five grandchildren, two of whom he raised, Lisa Seal and husband, Wade, and Rondle Breeden, all of Elkton; eight great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces, two special nieces he helped raise, Shirley Shifflett and husband, Ray, and Maxine Sellers and husband, Morris, all of Elkton; two sisters, Virginia Shifflett and Kathlene Hensley, both of Elkton. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008, at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton with Rev. L.J. "Dickie" Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Breeden home at anytime. The casket will remain closed.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Jan. 29, 2008
EMMONS BREEDEN
Emmons Breeden, 90, of Scottsville died Monday, January 28, 2008, in Charlottesville. Born May 26, 1917, in Greene County, he was the son of the late John Breeden and Lula Taylor Breeden. He lived with his niece, Mary Ronquest and her husband, Ronnie Ronquest, and their son, Christopher and his fiancée, Danielle and their newborn infant, Christopher, and many other family members. Graveside funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2008, at Holly Memorial Gardens with Dr. Rick Sadler officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at the Hill and Wood Funeral Home.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Thu, Feb. 7, 2008
ESTA MAE BREEDEN
Esta Mae Breeden, 78, of 2160 Honeyville Road in Stanley, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, in Stanley. Mrs. Breeden was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Stanley, and was a daughter of the late Cecil Franklin Price and Lena May Knight Price. She was a seamstress at Wrangler and was a member of Calvary Independent Brethren Church. On Feb. 16, 1946, she married Donald Eugene Breeden, who preceded her in death May 22, 1994. Survivors include two daughters, Judy B. Berry and Patricia B. Good, both of Stanley; two sons, Donald L. Breeden of Springfield, Mo., and Michael L. Breeden of Stanley; a sister, Ada Jean Clem of Elkton; a brother, Kenneth Franklin Price of Luray; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The Revs. Charles R. Turner and Don Meadows will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Independent Brethren Church, where visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Friends may also call at the Breeden home at any time. Her body will be taken to the church 10 a.m. today. Burial will be at Leake's Chapel Cemetery in Stanley. Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Independent Brethren Church Building Fund, 1294 Mount Zion Road, Luray, VA 22835. Arrangements are by Bradley Funeral Home in Luray.

The Greene County Record, Greene Co., VA, Jul. 4, 2007
ETHEL BLAKLEY BREEDEN
Ethel Blakley Breeden, 95, of Orange, died Sunday, June 24, 2007, at Culpeper Regional Hospital. Born April 21, 1912, in Orange County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Fielding Blakley and Sarah Lee Blakley. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Franklin Breeden; a daughter, Hazel Frances Breeden; four brothers, Theodore, Eugene, Benjamin McGruder and Conway Blakley and a sister, Eva Blakley. Surviving are a sister, Clara B. Lee and a sister-in-law, Pearl Virginia Blakely, both of Rhoadesville and a number of nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held June 27, at Preddy Funeral Home, Orange, with the Rev. Nancy Stanton-McDaniel officiating. Interment followed in Rhoadesville Baptist Church.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jan. 15, 1968
ETHEL IRENE MORRIS BREEDEN
ORANGE - Mrs. Ethel Irene Morris Breeden, 62, died yesterday in a Charlottesville hospital. Born Mar. 22, 1906, in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Empire Burtley Morris and Mrs. Dora Brookman Morris of Orange. She was the wife of Elvin D. Breeden of Orange and a member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Orange. Besides her mother and her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lorene Lunsden of Richmond, Mrs. Glorida Craun of Fairfax, and Miss Brenda Breeden of Orange; eight sisters, Mrs. Charles Bishop and Mrs. William Hinsley of Charlottesville, Mrs. Luther Beahm of Culpeper and Mrs. T.E. Southard of Mountpelier Station and Mrs. Myrtle McGhee, Mrs. Luther Racer, Mrs. Hunter Corbin and Mrs. Richard May of Orange; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Preddy’s Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Graham Cemetery.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mar. 6, 2002
ETHEL LILLIAN BREEDEN
Ethel Lillian Breeden, 87, departed from this life on Tuesday, March 5, 2002, to be with her heavenly father. She was born May 23, 1914, in Greene County, to the late Herman and Minnie Breeden. She was a resident at Autumn Care of Madison for the last several years. As a member of the First Bible Baptist Church, she attended services there for many years. Preceding her in death were her husband, Roy A. Breeden; two brothers, Luther Breeden of Stanardsville and Vernard Breeden of Valley Station, Ky.; two sisters, Nina Breeden and Ruby Shifflett, both of Stanardsville; and her grandson, Johnny Knight of Ruckersville. Survivors include a daughter, Corine Knight and her husband, Casper, of Ruckersville, and two sons, Leroy Breeden and his wife, Pat, and Shirley Breeden and his wife, Norma, all of Stanardsville. She also leaves seven grandchildren, Tammy Gilbert and Alvis Knight of Ruckersville, Don Breeden of Madison, Timmy Breeden, Teresa Breeden, and Dana Hubbard of Stanardsville, and Carolyn Gentry of Waynesboro, Ga.; four sisters, Mary Snow, Geneva Snow, Ruth Snow, and Nita Eppard, all of Stanardsville; one brother, Harry Breeden of Stanardsville; 13 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Family night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ryan Funeral Home. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Woods officiating. Burial will be in the family cemetery in Stanardsville. Ryan Funeral Home, Quinque, is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Dec. 17, 2003
EULA MARIE BREEDEN
Eula Marie Breeden, 75, of Elkton, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg. Mrs. Breeden was born June 7, 1928, in Rockingham County, near Elkton, and was a daughter of the late Jacob G. "Jake" and Lillie Williams Mowbray. She was a homemaker and had attended Bear Lithia Baptist Church in Elkton. On Nov. 21, 1942, she married Russell E. Breeden Sr., who survives. Also surviving are six sons, Richard L. Breeden, Russell Edward Breeden Jr., Robert Lee Breeden, Teddy R. Breeden, Donnie R. Breeden, and Ronnie R. Breeden, all of Elkton; a brother, Charlie Mowbray of Elkton; a sister, Mattie Mowbray; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The Rev. Don Leatherman will conduct the funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will follow at Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Bear Lithia Baptist Church, 2505 Blose Road, Elkton, Va. 22827.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Feb. 19, 2001
EVA YVONNE LOTT BREEDEN
Eva Yvonne Lott Breeden, 72, of Gordonsville and formerly of Alexandria, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at her residence. She was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Mobile, Ala., and was a daughter of the late Charlie B. Lott and Rodie Brannon Lott. She was married to the late John James Breeden Sr. Mrs. Breeden is survived by two daughters, Carol Y. Harris of Alexandria, and Brenda M. Lopez of Springfield; one son, John James Breeden Jr. of Gordonsville; one brother, Charlie Lott of Hyattesville, Md.; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville, with interment in Culpeper National Cemetery in Culpeper. The Rev. Carmon Hartsfield will conduct the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gordonsville Baptist Church, Box 629, Gordonsville, Va. 22942. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sat, Dec. 13, 2008
FLOID DICKERSON BREEDEN
Floid Dickerson Breeden, 88, of Barboursville died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at the Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville. She was born July 30, 1920, in Orange County, the daughter of the late Andrew J. and Dena Edwards Dickerson. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Jesse L. Breeden; three brothers, Claude, Lemuel, and Marshall Dickerson; and a sister, Fannie Dickerson. Mrs. Breeden is survived by two daughters, Joyce B. Haney and her husband, Ronald, of Barboursville and Barbara D. Schwartz and husband, Roger, of Winston-Salem North Carolina; and her beloved cat, Tom-Tom. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2008, at the New Life Baptist Church in Ruckersville with interment at the family cemetery, "Elijah's Home", on Ridgeway Drive, Barboursville. The Reverend Richard A. Griswold Jr. will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Sunday, December 14, 2008, at the Preddy Funeral Home, 250 West Main Street in Orange.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Aug. 6, 2002
FLORENTINE BREEDEN BROOKMAN
Florentine Breeden Brookman, 88, of Orange, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at her residence. Mrs. Brookman is survived by one brother, Henry Breeden of Orange, and a number of nieces and nephews, including Ray and Warren Breeden, both of Orange, whom she raised. Mrs. Brookman was preceded in death by her parents, Sisroe and Louise Breeden; her husband, William Paul Brookman; two brothers, Richard and Wilburt Breeden; and four sisters, Mary Ella Collier, Edna Hatfield Compton, Elsie Knighton, and Carrie Lee. Mrs. Brookman was retired from the American Silk Mills, and a member of the North Pamunkey Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Preddy Funeral Home in Orange, with interment in Graham Cemetery. The Rev. Marvin Gobble will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Preddy Funeral Chapel.

The Page News Carrier Rockingham Co., VA, Aug. 9, 2001
FLOYD CLINTON BREEDEN
Floyd Clinton "Topsy" Breeden, 65, of Front Royal, died on Monday, July 30, 2001, at his home after a long illness. He was born on July 6, 1936, in Shenandoah and was a son of the late Howard E. Breeden Sr. and Mollie V. Meadows Breeden. Mr. Breeden attended Shenandoah High School and Roller Business College in Front Royal and was employed by Allegheny Power Company for 36 years. A veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Breeden served in Germany during the Vietnam War, assigned to the 16th Signal Battalion, Combat Area A, serving with the battalion for two years. He was a member of the Unity Lodge 146 AF&AM of Virginia-Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Virginia, and past president of the Blue Ridge Shrine Club, Acca Temple. During his lifetime, Mr. Breeden was a member of the Front Royal Jaycees, a Justice of the Peace, a Warren County election official, electrician and licensed contractor. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the Safari Club International. Surviving in addition to his wife, Martha F. Breeden, are two daughters, Debbie Babb of Stanley, and Lisa Supernaugh of Manassas; a stepson, Charles Aleshire of Roanoke; a brother, Harry R. Breeden of Luray; two grandsons; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Ann Higgs Breeden. A funeral service was conducted on Friday, Aug. 3, at the Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home in Front Royal by Dr. Larry Patton. Entombment followed with military honors by VFW Post 2123 at Panorama Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, Va. 22601; or to the NRA Foundation, Youth Education Endowment.

The Daily News Record, Mon, Jan. 30, 2006
FRANCES MARIE BREEDEN
Frances Marie Breeden, 86, of Alexandria, and formerly of Grottoes, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Mrs. Breeden was born March 24, 1919, in Grottoes, and was a daughter of the late George and Margaret Morris Coffman. She was a domestic custodian. On June 7, 1941 she married Howard W. Breeden, who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Tim Breeden of Alexandria; a sister, Madeline Long of Harrisonburg; and a brother, Charles Roach of Grottoes. Her body will be cremated. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon today at the Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave. A graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Mount Horeb Presbyterian Cemetery with Pastor Wayne Comer officiating.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Dec. 27, 2007
FRANK JAMES BREEDEN
Frank James Breeden, 82, of Orange, formerly of Sterling, Virginia, died Tuesday, December 25, 2007, in Fauquier Hospital, Warrenton, Virginia. He was the son of the late George Stanley Breeden and Pearl Lillian Muck Breeden and was the husband of the late Margaret Kenneth Davis Breeden. He was also preceded in death by seven sisters, Margaret Greenwalt Bonds, Kathleen Grimes, Jennie Fastnaught, Dorothy Davis, Dorie Greenwalt, Hazel Fastnaught, and Rose Gray; and two brothers, Charles Willie Breeden Sr. and George S. Breeden. Frank was a former owner and operator of Allstar Insulation in Sterling, Virginia and was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. He is survived by a sister, Lizzie Brensinger of Luray; his best companion, "Dukie"; and a number of nieces, nephews; and great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2007, at Good Hope Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Preddy Funeral Home, 59 Edgewood School Lane, Madison, VA 22727.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Sep. 29, 2008
FRANK WILLARD BREEDEN
Frank Willard Breeden, 78, of Stanley, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at his home. Mr. Breeden was born July 18, 1930, in Joliet Hollow, and was a son of the late Wesley Eli Breeden and Annie Della Lam Breeden. On March 29, 1949, he married Dorothy Lee Stoneberger, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Frank Junior Breeden and Daniel Eli Breeden, both of Luray, and James Willard Breeden of Shenandoah; three daughters, Audrey Lee Breeden and Patsy Ann Robbins, both of Stanley and Ruby "Cookie" V. Meadows of Elkton; two brothers, Wesley A. Breeden and Cletus Edward Breeden, both of Stanley; two sisters, Rosetta Catherine Meadows of Elkton and Elizabeth Ann Weakley of Stanley; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. The Rev. Harold H. Spencer Jr. will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bradley Funeral Home in Luray. Burial will be at Leake's Chapel Cemetery in Stanley. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Mar. 24, 2000
GARY WAYNE BREEDEN
Funeral Service for Gary Wayne Breeden, 50, of Annie Lane, Elkton, will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Lily of the Valley Church, Shenandoah, by the Rev. Dickie Campbell and Dr. Gina Orton. Burial will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery, Elkton. Mr. Breeden died at home Wednesday evening, March 22, 2000. He had been ill since 1994. He was born September 28, 1950, in Rockingham County, and was the son of Elmer Ree Breeden and Elizabeth Crawford Breeden of Elkton. He attended Elkton schools and served in the Army during the Vietnam era and was awarded the Silver Star. He attended the Lily of the Valley Church in Shenandoah and before retiring due to ill health he was a drug rehabilitation counselor. Besides his parents, surviving are two children, Lisa Seal and Rondle Breeden both of Elkton; a grandson; two brothers, Cornell Breeden of Locust Grove and Elmer Breeden of Elkton, with whom he had lived since becoming ill; also surviving are two surrogate sisters, Maxine Sellers and Shirley Shifflett and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday evening at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home at Elkton.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Sun, Apr. 3, 2005
GENEVA ELIZABETH BREEDEN
Geneva Elizabeth Breeden, 80, of Madison Heights, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at her residence. She was born June 2, 1924, in Page County, and was a daughter of the late Lucy Davis Breeden. Ms. Breeden is survived by one daughter, Mary Tompkins Banks and her husband, Raymond, of Dagsboro, Del.; one stepdaughter, Shirley Knott Massie of Madison Heights; two sisters, Katherine Shiflett of Charlottesville, and Ruby Breeden of Scottsville; one brother, Carl Breeden also of Scottsville; two granddaughters, Carol Eiserman and Darlene Henry; and three great-grandchildren, Brian, Amanda, and Eric. A funeral service will be conducted at noon today at Scottsville First Pentecostal Church, by the Rev. James Shifflett. Interment will follow in Scottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. To send a condolence to the family, please go to www.whittenfuneralhome.com.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Oct. 12, 1973
GEORGE ARTHUR BREEDEN
GROTTOES — George Arthur Breeden, 77, of Rt, 1, Grottoes died Thursday morning at King’ Daughters’ Hospital at Staunton. Mr. Breeden was born Aug. 22, 1896 in Albemarle County and was a son of the late Jewel Wesley and Emma Belle Shifflett Breeden. He was a member of the Harriston Methodist Church. He was a retired farmer and was a caretaker at the Augusta County landfill at Cremora. Surviving are his wile, the former Willie Ann Bowen, two sons, James Clarence Breeden of Mt. Crawford and Robert Lee Breeden of Grottoes; two daughters, Mrs. Ellis E. Lafferty of Roanoke and Mrs. Arthur A. Henderson of Verona; sixteen grandchildren: 22 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. The funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the Etter Funeral Home in Waynesboro by the Rev, Harold K. Skelton. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery of the Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church at Grottoes. The family will receive friends 74 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sep. 17, 2002
GEORGE EDWARD BREEDEN
George Edward Breeden, 90, of 801 Somers Road, Luray, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at MontVue Nursing Home in Luray. Mr. Breeden was born Nov. 28, 1911, in Luray, and was the son of the late Charles Nicholas Breeden and Lucindy "Cindy" Mary Susan Williams Breeden. He was a farmer and worked for the Town of Luray. He was a member of the Luray Christian Disciples of Christ Church. Surviving are his wife, Edna Marie Breeden, who he married in August 1936; two daughters, Janice M. Maytum and Mary J. Knott, both of Luray; five sons, Garland E. Breeden, George F. Breeden, Robert Earl Breeden, Richard L. Breeden and Wayne M. Breeden, all of Luray; 20 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. The Rev. Charles R. Turner and Pastor Frank Painter will conduct a graveside service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beahm's Chapel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Fire Department. Arrangements are by the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Mar. 22, 1993
GEORGE WESLEY BREEDEN, JR.
George Wesley “G.W." Breeden Jr., 61, of Elkton died March 21, 1993, at his home. He had been ill for the past year. Mr. Breeden was born July 30, 1931, in Elkton and was a son of the late George Wesley Breeden Sr. and Ludie Eliza Cave Breeden. He bad served in the Air Force during the Korean War and had attended the Upper Room Church at Elkton. Before retiring due to ill health, he worked in the Sign Shop with the maintenance department at James Madison University. On July 30, 1957, he married Cecelia Breeden, who survives. Also surviving are four daughters. Kim Dean, Donna Shifflet. and Cindy Shifflett, all of Elkton, and Vicki Breeden of Harrison- burg; two brothers, Vernon E. Breeden of Charlottesville and Winford E. Breeden of Waynesboro; two sisters, Beatrice Riddle and Shirley Merica, both of Elkton; and five grandchildren. The Rev. Johnny Hensley will conduct the funeral at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Upper Room Church in Elkton. Burial will be at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg. The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Elkton.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Dec. 5, 2006
GERLENE BREEDEN
Gerlene Breeden went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 30, 2006. Gerlene was born January 5, 1956. She was preceded in death by her mother, Millie Florence Dunnivan Breeden; and father, George Sanford Breeden; a beloved sister, Rosa Marie Thomas; two loving nephews, Travis Lee Fitzgerald and Anthony (Tony) Morris; the beloved son of her sister Doris and a cousin, Jessie Meadows. She is survived by her longtime love and companion, Vernon, (Butch) Adler; her adopted mother, Rosetta Thomas who has been a mother to her though out her life; three daughters, Theresa Kennedy and her husband, David, Miranda Williamson and her husband, Joe, Crystal Shifflett and her husband, Peewee; and her adopted daughter, Tina Lamb; seven grandchildren, Austen (Monkey Butt), Brian (Butter Bean), Kiersten (Sugar Butt), Olivia (Sugar Blum), Mahkenna, (Fat Moma), Andrew (Butter Cup); and two adopted grandchildren, Layla and Zach; seven sisters, Doris, Brenda, Peggy, Debbie, Susan (Kay), Lola (Jeannie), Sandy; many nieces and nephews, two very special nephews, Allen and Andy Roberts; two very special friends, Jimmy Chandler and Aunt Larry Johnson. Gerlene devoted her life to her children and her grandchildren. She gave her all to ensure that they were always safe and happy. She was loved by all and will be missed by many. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2006, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville, officiated by the Rev. Dan Cheatham. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends Noon Friday, December 8, 2006, up until the funeral service at 2 p.m. The family wishes all donations be made to Vernon Adler, P.O. Box 1662. Louisa, VA 23093.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sat. Mar. 29, 2008
GROVER CLEVELAND BREEDEN
Grover "Pud" Cleveland Breeden, 87, of 5629 Mill Creek Road in Stanley, died Thursday, March 27, 2008, in Stanley. Mr. Breeden was born July 27, 1920, in Shenandoah, and was a son of the late Edgar Waymon Breeden and Maudie Lee Cave Breeden. He was owner and operator of the Hawksbill Service Station and Diner in Stanley and the Bel Air Restaurant in downtown Luray. He was an Army veteran and was a member of the Luray Moose Lodge No. 1413 and the New Market Eagles No. 4264. On July 15, 1958, he married Mildred Louise Monroe, who preceded him in death Sept. 14, 1990. He is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Lou Breeden Mileski of Mystic, Conn.; a son, Kenneth S. Breeden of Luray; a brother, John Franklin Breeden of Shenandoah; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The Rev. James Martin will conduct the funeral 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray. Burial will be at the Sam Comer Cemetery in Shenandoah. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Jul. 30, 2008
GUY EUGENE "JELLY" BREEDEN JR.
Guy Eugene Breeden Jr., 58, of Charlottesville, was surrounded by his family at his residence July 28, 2008, when he passed away and went to be with his heavenly father after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on January 25, 1950 in Charlottesville, he was the son of Gloria Brown Dry and her husband, Raymond, of Laurel, Mississippi and the late Guy E. Breeden Sr. His brother, Michael Lee Breeden also preceded him in death. Guy, known to so many as "Jelly", was a lifetime mechanic who owned and operated the Breeden Generator and Starter Service, formally known as Pryor Generator and Starter Service, for many years. He was the type of person who never met a stranger and would do everything he could to help. He will be truly missed by so many. He leaves to cherish the beautiful and everlasting memories of his life, his wife of 29 years, Cynthia D. Breeden; twin daughters, Jennifer Lynn Breeden and Jessica Nicole Breeden; a daughter, Robin L. Breeden; two sons, Dylan Shane Breeden and Guy E. "Chip" Breeden; two grandchildren, Jordan Alexander Carroll and Chase Allan Carroll, for whom he loved so dearly and he called them his "Two Little Men"; a half-brother, Otis "Butch" Crabbe of Winston Salem, North Carolia; a half-sister, Wanda Breeden Rook of Raleigh, North Carolia; and a very special and dear cousin, Dolly Cason of Charlottesville, whom he considered a second mother. Jelly had numerous relatives and so many dear friends, although a cousin, Charles Morris, and friends Bobby "B.G." Mayo, Timothy Herring and the late Richard "Dickie" Coiner he held close within. The family will receive friends 7 until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2008, in the Hill and Wood Funeral Home. Services will be private. The family requests that any desired memorial contributions be made to the family. Friends may sign the guest book at www.hillandwood.com

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Nov. 5, 2013
GUY WINSTON BREEDEN SR.
Guy Winston Breeden Sr., left for heaven on Sunday, November 3, 2013, at University of Medical Center after a short illness. He was a devoted husband, loving father and friend to everyone he met. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Kay Breeden. Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Addie, of 56 years; a daughter, Wanda Morris of Barboursville; two sons, Guy W. Breeden Jr. and wife, Annette, of Louisa, and Richard Breeden and wife, Teno, of Dillwyn; five grandchildren; a devoted loving grandson, Shannon Breeden, Gina, Mandy, Victor, and Destiny; three sisters; and one brother. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville, with interment to follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The Reverend Ronnie Shifflett will officiate.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Jan. 13, 2009
HARRY LEE BREEDEN
Harry L. Breeden, 78, of Earlysville, died Sunday, January 11, 2009, at his home with his family at his side. He was born March 30, 1930, in Greene County, to the late Joseph W. Breeden and the late Ada McDaniel Breeden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters-in-law, Jesse Breeden, Roy and Mary Breeden, Cecil Breeden, Elijah and Thelma Breeden, Elsie and Roy Courtney, Mamie and Chester Eppard, Lorene and Harold Cox, and Thomas Lee Benson Jr. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ginny Breeden; a daughter, Linda Courtney and her husband, Pat, of Crozet; two sisters, Anna Breeden and Doris Via, both of Charlottesville; and one grandson, First Petty Officer Jason Scott Martin. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Lillian Roach, Helen Benson and Sallie Breeden, all of Earlysville, and Flossie Breeden of Orange; nephews, Tommy Benson and Rusty Morris who carried him to church as long as he was able to go; the sunshine of his life, Kaylee Morris, Brayden Shackleford, the little Mennonite children, Church of God's singing group, Jason and Cathy Roach and family, William, Tyler and Wesley Roach of Chesterfield; a special aunt, Agnes Roach; special friend, Margie Shifflett and grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, especially Peggy Morris, Helen Holly, Dale Jones, Debbie and Steve Morris, Joe and Helen Roach, Betty Diggs, Melissa Benson, Shalyn Morris, Jeff Shackleford; cousin, Norma Jean Jarrell; step grandchildren, Jon Patrick Courtney and his wife, Lauren, Shannon Courtney and his wife, Lynn, Dwayne Courtney and his wife Peggy, Megan Elizabeth Roach and her husband, Travis; and step great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Gabriel, Morgan, Asher, Allie, Ryan and Brennan. He was known for his gardening, vegetable and flowers, and making apple butter. He retired from the University of Virginia in 1992 and was a devoted member of Bingham United Methodist Church. He loved his church family. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at Teague Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 2009, at Bingham's United Methodist Church conducted by friend and pastor Buster Payne. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Dyke. The family would like to offer their special thanks to Hospice of the Piedmont; Dr. Tim Short and Dr. Bruce Campbell; nurses, Mary Dillon, Pam Albertson, Margie Shifflett, Edith Thomas, Sylvia Harlow, Joanie Steppe, Sheila Johns; and Chaplain Erminia Janabio. Also, a special thanks to Brenda McDaniel of Crozet for her kind support. Per Harry's request, special thanks to the Faith Mission Home for providing the music and pallbearers for his service as well as to Donni Bernd for being the pianist. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bingham's United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Tommy Benson, 5828 Roach Ridge, Earlysville, VA 22936 and to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Family and friends may sign the guest register at teaguefuneralhome.com.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Dec. 30, 2009
HARRY M. BREEDEN
Harry M. Breeden, 73, of Scottsville, went home Monday, December 29, 2008, to be with his wife, Shirley. Also preceding him in death were his parents, Joseph Vernon Breeden and Solonia Katherine Breeden; his brothers, Otis, Noah, Paul and Nathaniel Breeden; his sisters, Pina Breeden, Janie Brickhouse and Partheinia Shifflett. Survivors include eight children and their spouses, Shirley Ann Morris and Steve, Tina Marie Meadows and Earl, Harry Breeden and Phyllis, Vernon Breeden and Wanda, Tommy Breeden and Lynn, Davey Breeden and Gail, Bobby Breeden and Penny, and Danny Breeden and Judy; 24 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, William E. Eubanks and his wife, Martha; a sister-in-law, Peggy Roach; special nieces and nephews, Daniel Roach, Joan Harris, Linda Higgins, Herbert Roach, Barbara Bascombe, Paula Byrd, and Guy Hash Jr.; and numerous other children he loved and cared for when his own children were young. He served in the United States Navy, retired from S.L. Williamson and was a Deacon of Slate Hill Baptist Church and a member of the Charlottesville Moose Lodge #1028. Mr. Breeden taught his sons how to hunt, bought them their first guns, taught them to be roofers, upholsterers, to farm and do whatever was needed to take care of their families. Some of the best things about him included his strength to fight his cancer, his faith and his teaching his grandchildren to make quilts and watch cowboy movies 24 hours a day. He surely will be missed! The family extends a special thanks to the doctors and nurses on the 6th floor of Martha Jefferson Hospital for their care. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, January 2, 2009, at Thacker Brothers Funeral Home, Scottsville. Interment will follow at Monticello Memory Gardens, Charlottesville. The family will receive friends 6 until 7 p.m. Thursday, January 1, 2009, at the funeral home.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Oct. 8, 2004
HARRY THOMAS BREEDEN
Harry Thomas Breeden, 81, of Stanardsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born in Greene County on Sept. 22, 1923, a son of the late Luther Herman and Mimmie Breeden Sr. He is preceded in death by his brothers and sisters; Vernard Breeden, Luther Herman Breeden Jr., Ethel Breeden, Nina Waldron, and Ruby Shifflett. Mr. Breeden served his country during World War II in the Army and was retired from the railroad systems. He is survived by four sisters, Nita Eppard, Geneva Snow, Mary Snow and Ruth Snow; and many nieces, nephews and friends. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at the Ryan Funeral Chapel, Quinque, with Pastor James Woods officiating. Interment will be at the Breeden Family Cemetery, Stanardsville. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at the funeral home. The family would like to send special thanks to special care givers, Eddie Breeden, Jean Breeden, Linwood Andrews and to a special niece, Barbara Snow and to the staff of the University Of Virginia Medical Center and to special friends, Leon and Lois Shifflett. Ryan Funeral Home, Quinque, is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Feb. 3, 1964
HAZEL FRANCES BREEDEN
ORANGE - Miss Hazel Frances Breeden died yesterday in a Charlottesville hospital. She was 31. Born Sept. 2, 1932 in Madison County, she was the daughter of Andrew F. and Ethel Blakley Breeden of Orange. Besides her parents, she is survived by her grandmother Mrs. Ida Shifflett of Rapidan. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Orange Baptist Church in Orange. Burial will be in Rhoadesville Baptist Church Cemetery in Rhoadesville.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA
HELEN M. BREEDEN
Helen M. Breeden, 67, of 319 Bloomer Springs Road, McGaheysville, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. She was born May 30, 1935, in Elkton, a daughter of the late Floyd and Elizabeth Shifflett Viands. Mrs. Breeden lived in the area her whole life and was a graduate of Elkton High School. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Enola Marshall. She is survived by her husband, Curtis W. Breeden; two sons, James and Curtis M. Breeden, both of McGaheysville; one brother, Floyd Garland Viands of Shenandoah; two sisters, Lorain McNee of McGaheysville, and Eulee Murphey of Hollywood, Fla.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m. at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Elkton with Pastor Jonas Lam officiating. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Dec. 14, 2004
HERBERT BREEDEN
Herbert Breeden, 77, of Elkton, died Dec. 13, 2004, at Shenandoah Valley Health Care Center in Buena Vista. Mr. Breeden was born July 1, 1927, in Greene County, and was the son of the late Ruben and Rhoda Breeden. He was a mechanical technician at Com dial in Charlottesville before retiring. He was a member of the Upper Room Church at Elkton and enjoyed using his metal detector in his spare time. On Dec. 2, 1980, he married Glenda Dean Breeden, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Michael Breeden and wife, Kay, of Palmyra, Donnie Dean and wife, Sandy, Keezletown; a daughter, Donna Knight and husband, Roger, McGaheysville; two brothers, Thomas Breeden, Stanardsville, Cliffton Breeden, Ruckersville; a sister, Dorothy Gentry, Dyke; two grandchildren, Tonya Shifflett and husband, James, Harrisonburg, Hollie Lahocki and husband, Allan, McGaheysville; and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Breeden was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Breeden. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Upper Room Church in Elkton. The Rev. Johnny Hensley will conduct the service. Burial will follow at the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Breeden home at any time.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Feb. 21, 2002
HOMER REE BREEDEN
Homer Ree Breeden, 84, of Elkton, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Mr. Breeden was born April 4, 1917, in Page County, and was a son of the late Euell George and Nettie Jane Lam Breeden. He retired from A.B. Torrence Construction in Elkton and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving are three brothers, Nelson Breeden, Herman Breeden and Cecil Breeden, all of Elkton; two sisters, Tressie Hensley and Macy Samuels, both of Elkton; and a number of nieces and nephews. The Rev. Gerald Meeks will conduct the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will follow at the Hensley Cemetery in the Thoroughfare community near Elkton. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, Va. 22827 or the Elkton Fire Department, P.O. Box 91, Elkton, Va.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Aug. 25, 1993
HOWARD RIMEL BREEDEN
Howard Rimel Breeden, 88, of Penn Laird died Aug. 23, 1993, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg from injuries ho sustained when he was struck by an automobile Monday afternoon. Mr. Breeden was born Feb. 25, 1905, in Elkton and was the son of the late Charles Walter Breeden Sr. and Margaret Weist Breeden. He was a foreman for Zirkle Paint Store for 21 years before going into business himself as a painter and contractor. He attended Elkton United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Eunice Shifflett Breeden, a resident of Bridgewater Home; two daughters, Martha Seward of Dayton and Jane Carrickhoff of Elkton; a son, Charles W. Breeden of Mount Solon; two sisters, Gertrude Beahm of Harrisonburg and Edna Coffey of Lynchburg seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The Rev. David Reynolds will conduct a graveside service at 10 a. m. Thursday at the Chapel at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 212, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801. Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, May 7, 1962
HOWARD RIMEL BREEDEN, JR.
Funeral services for Howard Rimel Breeden, Jr., 17, who was killed early Saturday morning in an automobile crash on Route 33, west, will be held at 2:00 p. m. Tuesday from the chapel of the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home. His pastor, the Rev. John Locke will conduct the services and burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens. The body is at the funeral home where friends and active pallbearers and honorary attendants are asked to meet at 1:40 p. m. Tuesday. Members of the Senior Class of the Montevideo High School of which he was a member, will serve as honorary attendants. Active pallbearers will be Nelson Armstrong, Charles Reubush. John Keezell, Eddie Bricker, Boyd J. Glick, and Ned Glaser. Relatives will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. Breeden at Penn Laird at 1:30 Tuesday for a brief service prior to leaving for the funeral chapel. A son of Howard R. and Eunie Shiflette Breeden he was born on Aug. 7, 1944 and spent practically his entire life in the Penn Laird community. He was an excellent student at Montevideo High School and was popular with his class mates. He was also a member of the Mt. Olivet Brethren Church at Pineville. Besides his father, a well-known painting contractor, and his mother, he is survived by one brother, Charles Walter Breeden, serving with the U. S. Navy; and two sisters, Mrs. Harold Seward, of Harrisonburg; and Miss Jane Breeden, at home; his grandmothers, Mrs. Hiram Shifflette, of Penn Laird; and Mrs. Margaret J. E. Breeden, of Lynchburg.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Nov. 12, 2013
IRENE BROOKMAN BREEDEN
Irene Brookman Breeden, 84, of Orange passed away Sunday, November 10, 2013, at her residence. Born June 15, 1929, in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Cammie Brookman Sr. and Madie Moubray Brookman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Buford W. Breeden Sr.; sons, Roy Lee and Gordon Breeden; brothers, William Tuel and Cammie Brookman Jr. and his wife, Polly; sister, Mary Alice Brookman; grandson, Jonathan Jermaine Breeden; and brother-in-law, Sheldon Harlow. Survivors include six daughters, Irene Richardson and husband, Rudy, of Gordonsville, Brenda McDaniel and husband, Grant, of Orange, Bonnie Breeden of Charlottesville, Becky Turner and special friend, Darryl Ware, Mary Garr, and Joyce Thomas, all of Orange; sons, Buford W. Breeden Jr. of Orange, James Breeden and wife, Daisy, of Unionville, and John Breeden of Orange; brother, Cary L. Brookman and wife, Frances, of Orange; sisters, Anna Harlow of Winchester and Ruth Crawford and husband, Lewis, of Orange; sixteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the Preddy Funeral Home in Orange with pastor Kyle Clements officiating. Interment will follow in Graham Cemetery, Orange. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home one hour prior to the service on Thursday, November 14, 2013. The family asks that memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Sep. 28, 1979
JAMES HENRY BREEDEN
WAYNESBORO - James Henry Breeden, 72, of 205 Quadrangle Apts., died Friday. He was born Dec. 12, 1906 son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Breeden. Surviving are his wife, Maggie Morris Breeden; two sons. Clarence E. Breeden of Waynesboro and James E. Breeden of Tampa, Fla.; two daughters, Lucille Sprouse and Lola Carter of Waynesboro; and a sister, Nettie Conley of Hancock, Md. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Four Square Gospel Church, Waynesboro. The Rev. Arlen Swinger will officiate. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. McDow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Dec. 9, 2005
JAMES SHULER BREEDEN
James Shuler "Big Daddy" Breeden, 71, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, at his home. Mr. Breeden was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Rockingham County and was the son of the late Sebert J. and Deanie Lam Breeden. He attended the Elkton Pentecostal Church and was employed at Maphis Chapman in Harrisonburg as a welder and later for Stanley Furniture in Waynesboro. He was a woodcrafter. On May 28, 1965, he married Shirley Ann Cash; she survives. Also surviving are two sons, James S. Breeden Jr. of West Virginia and Darryl Breeden of Elkton; a brother, Charles Breeden of Elkton; three sisters, Frances Hawkins of Harrisonburg and Mertie Breeden and Juanita Eppard, both of Elkton, and two grandchildren. The Rev. Travis Hensley will conduct the funeral 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Burial will be in the Hensley’s United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family to help with funeral expenses in care of Shirley Breeden, 2114 Mt. Ridge Lane, Elkton, VA 22827.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Nov. 16, 2007
JANET H. BREEDEN
Janet Rosalie (Ham) Breeden, 57, went to the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 7, 2007. She was born May 4, 1950, in Staunton, a twin daughter of Raleigh Givens Sr. and Margaret (Garber) Ham. She was a 1968 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School. Ms. Breeden was a member of First Christian Church, Waynesboro. Prior to her retirement in 1998, she was employed by the Hershey Chocolate Corporation, Stuarts Draft, for 17 years. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Rosalie and Michael H. Meeks, and her beloved grandson, Michael H. Meeks, II of Waynesboro; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy H. and E. Slater Rice, Jr. of Burgess, and Linda M. and William W. Hulvey of Morgantown, W.Va.; her twin brother, Raleigh G. Ham Jr., brother and sister-in-law, Robert B. and Donna B. Ham of Staunton; and an aunt, Maxine (Ham) Harrison. She is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews; 11 great nieces and nephews; numerous cousins; and David “June Bug” Lucas of Shenandoah, her sweetheart of 26 years. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2007, in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Kathryn Gorenflo. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Steeles Tavern. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. today, November 16, 2007, at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.henryfuneralhome.net.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Thu, Dec 21, 2006
JASON MCKINLEY BREEDEN
Jason McKinley Breeden, 31, of Elkton, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at his home. Mr. Breeden was born Oct. 27, 1975, in Rockingham County, and was the son of Larry Rudolph Breeden of Elkton and the late Patricia Cardin Breeden. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife of three years, Jamie Wyant Breeden; a son, Cayden Breeden; two sisters, Mindy Guzman and Stacey Quintas, both of Harrisonburg; and his grandmother, Reba Breeden of Elkton. Pastor Ted Hott will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Friday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will follow at Elk Run Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Jamie Breeden, P.O. Box 276, Elkton, VA 22827, to help with funeral expenses.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Sep. 26, 2005
JESSE LEE BREEDEN
Jesse Lee Breeden, 83, of Barboursville, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born June 26, 1922, in Madison Co., he was a son of the late Benjamin F. and Ida Seal Breeden. He is also predeceased by three brothers, Joseph S., Andrew F., and William E. Breeden; and one sister Susie B. Shifflett. Mr. Breeden was a retired, self-employed brick mason. He was a member of the 23rd infantry, 2nd division of the United States Army during World War II, serving all over Europe, including the Battle of the Bulge. He was a past Master and lodge educational Officer for the Barboursville Masonic Lodge #112, and the Stanardsville Piedmont-Stella Lodge #50; a past commander of American Legion, Greene Co. Post #128; a lifetime member of Charlottesville Dav Chapter 33, PMB #124. He was a member of Ruckersville Baptist for 50 years and served as the Sunday school secretary for 43 years. He participated in the Veterans History Project which was established by Congress in the year 2000; and on June 9, 2004, he recorded his experiences in World War II with the Albemarle-Charlottesville Historical Society. In addition to his wife, Floid D. Breeden, of Barboursville, he is survived by two daughters, Joyce B. Haney, and her husband, Ronnie, also of Barboursville; and Barbara D. Schwartz, and her husband, Roger, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a sister, Mildred (Goldie) B. Brooks, and her husband, Bennie, of Spotsylvania; numerous nephews and nieces; and his beloved cat, Tom-Tom. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Preddy Funeral Home, Orange. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at Ruckersville Baptist Church with the Rev. Kyle Clements officiating. Interment will be with military honors at the family cemetery, "Elijah's Home," Ridgeway Dr., Barboursville Preddy Funeral Home, Orange is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Oct. 10, 2001
JOYCE ANN BREEDEN
Joyce Ann Breeden, 61, of Stanardsville, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She was born March 22, 1940, a daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Alice Breeden. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Jean Breeden. She is survived by a daughter, Debra Ann Ripley of Stanardsville; two grandchildren, Jamie Ripley and Lee Ripley of Stanardsville; a sister Maxine Rogers of Stanardsville; two brothers, James Leroy Breeden of Craigsville, and Donald Lewis Breeden and his wife, Rita, of Fayetteville, N.C.; and by a number of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was a member of Ruckersville Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ryan Funeral Home Chapel of Quinque, with interment in the Breeden family cemetery. Pastor Glen Shifflett will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions be given to her memorial fund, c/o Ms. Maxine Rogers, P.O. Box 224, Stanardsville, Va. 22973.

The Valley Banner, Rockingham Co., VA, Nov. 8, 2005
JOYCE MAE BREEDEN BOYD
Joyce Mae Breeden Boyd, age 56, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at her residence in Penn Laird. Mrs. Boyd was born July 28, 1949, in Rockingham County, and was the daughter of Maynard E. Breeden of Elkton and Ennis (Morris) Shifflett of Elkton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Armentrout, and daughter, Kimberly Dawn Meadows. Joyce was a homemaker and a very special person. Other than her parents, survivors include her husband of 11 years, Uris Boyd; one son, Neil E. Meadows and his wife, Becky, of Elkton; two daughters, Kimberly Caron and her husband, William, of Harrisonburg, and Erin Parker of Harrisonburg; two brothers, A. Ray Breeden and his wife, Glenda, of Elkton and Larry Mitchel of Fredericksburg; and her stepmother, Cathy Breeden. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Rebekah Meadows, Jessica, Elizabeth and Michael Caron and Noah Parker, and a special stepfather, W. Kemper Shifflett. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Phil Sutton and the Rev. Stuart Wood Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at 2 p.m. at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. The burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in McGaheysville. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to RMH Hospice, 235 Cantrell Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Apr. 30, 2008
LAURA BREEDEN HERRING
Laura Breeden Herring, born January 28, 1936, in Greene County to Llewelyn Breeden and Juanita Breeden Morris, died Monday, April 28, 2008, at a local hospital after long illnesses. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Beverly Ann Breeden and Frances Breeden Tapscott; and her eldest son, Jeffery Wayne Herring. Laura is survived by her loyal husband of 47 years, Willard Leroy Herring; a son, Randall Lee Herring and companion, Alicia Forbes and their two sons, Ty Michael and Trevor Lee; a daughter, Pamela Denise Herring of Waynesboro; grandson, Jordon Woodson; three sisters, Zelda I. Breeden of Charlottesville, Virginia, Roxie Marshall and her husband, Howard, of Springfield, Virginia, and Margaret Collier and her husband, Elijah, of Crozet; mother-in-law, Retha Herring of Crozet; very special friends, Leroy and Freda Shifflett and Michael and Cynthia Traver. Laura graduated from Lane High School, worked as a clerk and buyer for C. H. Williams, and retired from Sperry Marine Systems after 30 years of service. She loved cooking fabulous meals for her family, who always came first, especially her precious grandsons. She also loved music, dancing, listening and singing along with her favorite country music artists in her beautiful alto voice. Even in the most difficult and trying times, she would look for the silver lining and keep her sense of humor. We will love and miss her forever. A memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2008, at the Teague Chapel. The family will receive friends the hour prior to the service at the Teague Funeral Home. Interment services will be private.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Jan. 8, 1962
LAYTON EMIL BREEDEN JR.
ELKTON — A funeral service for Layton Emil Breeden. Jr., 26, of Rt. 1, Elkton, will be held Monday at 2 p. m. from the Jolletts Church. The Rev. Hugh Harris will have charge of the service with burial in the Jollets Cemetery. Mr. Breeden was fatally injured in a two-car crash east of Harrisonburg Friday evening. Mr. Breeden is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Breeden. Se., of Rt. 1, Elkton: two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Grimsley and Mrs. Mildred Williams, both of Elkton; one brother. Claude Breeden, of Elkton. Mr. Breeden was employed by the Shenandoah Blue Bell plant. Pallbearers will be Calvin Breeden, Owen Breeden, Charles and Melvin Breeden, Alivin and Leroy Lam.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Jan. 8, 1962
LAYTON EMIL BREEDEN JR.
ELKTON — A funeral service for Layton Emil Breeden. Jr., 26, of Rt. 1, Elkton, will be held Monday at 2 p. m. from the Jolletts Church. The Rev. Hugh Harris will have charge of the service with burial in the Jollets Cemetery. Mr. Breeden was fatally injured in a two-car crash east of Harrisonburg Friday evening. Mr. Breeden is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Breeden. Se., of Rt. 1, Elkton: two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Grimsley and Mrs. Mildred Williams, both of Elkton; one brother. Claude Breeden, of Elkton. Mr. Breeden was employed by the Shenandoah Blue Bell plant. Pallbearers will be Calvin Breeden, Owen Breeden, Charles and Melvin Breeden, Alivin and Leroy Lam.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Jul. 17, 1987
LILLIE BELLE SHIFFLETT BREEDEN
Lillie Belle Breeden, 69, of Rt. 1, Madison, died July 15, 1987, in a Charlottesville Hospital. She was born March 20, 1918, in Rockingham County, daughter of the late John Wesley and Clemmy Morris Shifflett. Her husband was the late Jack Breeden. She is survived by three daughters, Evelyn Sheler of Madison, Mabel Morris and Loretta Dorman, both of West Virginia; three sons, Eunice Breeden and Bobby Breeden, both of Madison and James Breeden of West Virginia; one sister, Mary Knight of Earlysville; two brothers, Canney Shifflett and Floyd Shifflett, both of Stanardsville and 16 grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 2 p. m. Saturday at Mt. Herman Mennonite Church in Stanardsville with interment in the church cemetery with the Rev. Eli Slabaugh officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 this evening at the Ryan Funeral Home in Quinque.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Mar. 6, 2006
LIZZIE BREEDEN LAM
Lizzie Breeden Lam, 93, went home to be with the Lord at her residence on March 5, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Ben W. Lam, the love of her life and companion in the work of the Lord. She was also predeceased by three sisters, Anna Conley, Rhoda Breeden and Bessie Sheler. She was born February 11, 1913, in Greene County to the late Frank and Rosa Morris Breeden. She is survived by one daughter, Ruth Jones; two sons, Ben "Mack" O. Lam and the Rev. Joseph Lam, all of Stanardsville; also Michael H. Breeden of Palmyra, whom she raised from the age of 5 years and became like a son; four grandchildren, Debra Shifflett of Ruckersville, Robin Chapman, Jonathan Lam, and Chet Lam, all of Stanardsville; and one great-grandchild, Abigail Grace Lam. She was very proud of their ministry together, particularly the founding of Middle River Pentecostal Holiness Church. She spoke often of laying small white stones which she had gathered for the foundation when the church was being built. She was a member of both Middle River and Lydia Pentecostal Holiness Churches. Mom was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and "Granny" to the neighborhood children, calling them in to share a hot sour milk biscuit or her own special recipe chocolate cake. She dearly loved children and spoke of them often to the end. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at the Middle River Pentecostal Church with Brother Frank Chapman officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at the Ryan Funeral Home, Quinque. Special thanks are extended to family and friends who gave so much support. Also a special thanks to Hospice of the Piedmont for their care. Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Jan. 19, 2005
LORENE BREEDEN LUMSDEN
Lorene Breeden Lumsden, 72, of Rhoadesville, Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, at her residence. She was born in Orange Co. on April 26, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elvin David Breeden Sr. and Ethel Irene Morris Breeden and a brother, Elvin David Breeden Jr. She is survived by her devoted husband of 54 years, Cecil G. Lumsden; a son, Robert Cecil "Pete" Lumsden, of St. Cloud, Fla.; five grandchildren, Brooke Bailey, Matt, Tim and Eric; and three daughters, Connie and her husband, Tom Jensen, of Herndon, Va., Carol and her husband, Dale Denning, of Raleigh, N.C., and Cecilia Sinclair, of Glen Allen, Va. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005, at Johnson Funeral Home, Locust Grove, Va. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, at Johnson Funeral Home, Locust Grove, Va., with the Rev. Lou Anne Frederick and the Rev. Nancy Stanton McDaniel officiating. Interment will take place at Salem United Methodist Church, Rhoadesville, Va. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in the name of Mrs. Lumsden to the Hospice of Rapidan, 1200 Sunset Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701; or Salem United Methodist Church, 28123 Constitution Hwy., Locust Grove, VA 22508.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Dec. 27, 2007
LOUISE BREEDEN HANEY
Louise Breeden Haney, 86, of Crozet, died on Monday, December 24, 2007, in a local care facility. Born February 10, 1918, in Greene County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John Ira Breeden and Myrtle Morris Breeden. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Haney; one sister; and four brothers. Surviving her are a daughter, Reva Jane Bishop and her husband, Melvin, of Ocala, Florida; two sons, Robert L. Haney and his wife, Sandra, of Charlottesville and Jerry Haney and his wife, Mary, of Ashboro, North Carolina; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Noon on Thursday, December 27, 2007, in the Culpeper National Cemetery. Friends may sign the guest book at www.hillandwood.com

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jul. 10, 1953
LUTHER BOYD BREEDEN
STANARDSVILLE - Luther Breeden, 49, a native of Rockingham County, died Wednesday at his home at Earlysville. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vernie Roach Breeden; four sons, Troy, Harold, Amos and Alvin Breeden, of Earlysville; four daughters, Mrs. Mavie Collier, of Barboursville, Mrs. Bettie Shifflett and the Misses Irene and Pansy Breeden, of Earlysville; six brothers, Alfred, Basil, Rufus, George and Richard Breeden, of Barboursville, and Garfield Breeden, of Maryland; and three sisters, Mrs. Edith Cole, of California, Mrs. Charles Colvin, of Somerset, and Mrs. Daniel Thomas, of Fredricksburg. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 P.M. from the Pine Ridge Church of the Brethren, conducted by the Rev. I.L. Bennett. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Oct. 22, 1996
MAGGIE M. BREEDEN
Maggie Morris Breeden, 87, of 940 High St., died Sunday evening (Oct. 20, 1996) at Avante Nursing Home, Waynesboro. She was born Oct. 6, 1909, in Greene County, daughter of the late Jehovah and Hettie Jane Morris. She was formerly employed by Morton’s Frozen Food. She was a member of Waynesboro Foursquare Gospel Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Breeden, on Sept. 27, 1979; a brother; a sister; and a grandson. Survivors include three sons, James E. Breeden of Tampa, Fla., and Clarence E. Breeden and Donald M. Breeden, both of Waynesboro; two daughters, Lucille Simpson and Lola Wolfe, both of Waynesboro; one sister, Clara Shifflett of Charlottesville; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of McDow Funeral home by the Rev. J. Arlin Swinger. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Sprouse, Greg Sprouse, Billy Dunnivan, Henry Dunivan, Jimmy Breeden, Timmy Breeden, Troy Breeden and Jay Breeden. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Avante at Waynesboro and friends attending the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Virginia, P.O. Box 25177, Richmond, Va. 23260-5177
NOTE - Donald Breeden listed as a son above is actually a grandson. He is the son of Lola Breeden and Donald Miller Dunnivan, but was raised by James and Maggie Breeden.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mar. 6, 2003
MAMIE BREEDEN EPPARD
Mamie Breeden Eppard, 84, of Stanardsville, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Greene County, a daughter of the late Joseph and Ada McDaniel Breeden. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Chester T. Eppard of Stanardsville; five daughters, Helen E. Holley of Charlottesville, Julia E. Rabe and her husband, Marvin, of Richmond, Janet E. Taylor and her husband, Archie, of Earlysville, Peggy E. Morris of Stanardsville, and Linda E. Hill and her husband, W.J. of North Garden; two sons, Ronald T. Eppard of Stanardsville, and Jeffrey W. Eppard of Ruckersville; two brothers, Harry Breeden of Earlysville and Elijah Breeden of Greenwood; two sisters, Anna Breeden and Doris Via of Charlottesville; 12 grandchildren, Rodney Taylor, Rhonda Oliver, Tammy Kitchen, Carole Ferguson, Keith Holley Jr., Brian Rabe, Dane Rabe, Sheri Humphreys, Bradley Morris, Chad Hill, Shane Eppard, and Craig Eppard. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Ryan Funeral Home Chapel, Quinque, with interment in Holly Memorial Gardens. Pastor Robert Woodson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions be given to Martha Jefferson Home Care, 2094 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, Va. 22903 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1490 Pantops Mountain Place, Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Tue, Dec. 13, 2005
MAMIE ELIZABETH BREEDEN
Mamie Elizabeth Breeden, 85, of McGaheysville, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2005, at her home. Mrs. Breeden was born April 17, 1920, in Albemarle County, and was a daughter of the late George W. and Annie S. Moore Rosson. She was a member of the McGaheysville United Methodist Church and had attended the Mount Olivet Christian Church. She was employed in the cafeteria at McGaheysville Elementary School for 30 yeas before retiring. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. On June 11, 1938, she married Elmer H. Breeden, who preceded her in death Oct. 29, 1977. She is survived by a son, Garland Breeden of McGaheysville; two daughters, Joyce Bandzak of McGaheysville and Fay Garvey of Summerfield, Fla.; a sister, Lydia Shifflett of Elkton; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Pastor Wayne Wright will conduct the funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Christian Church near Elkton. Burial will follow at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in McGaheysville. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Breeden home at any time. Memorial donations may be to the RMH Hospice, 235 Cantrell Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

The Free Lance Star, Fredericksburg, VA, Dec. 20, 2000
MARGARET CARR BREEDEN
Margaret Carr Breeden, 68, of Orange County died Monday, Dec. 18, 2000, at her residence. Born in Alexandria, Mrs. Breeden was a rural mail carrier. Survivors include her husband, F. Lee Breeden; two daughters, Carolyn B. Engelhardt of Spotsylvania County and Doris J.B. Dollins of Gordonsville; a son, Richard D. Breeden of Orange; two sisters, Janice C. Sarkozi of Reva and Marrietta Carr of Orange; four brothers, Bruce Carr of Smyrna, Ga., Andy Carr of North Carolina, Johnny Carr of South Boston and Louis Carr of Culpeper; and two grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Charles Breeden. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Preddy Funeral Home, Orange, with the Rev. Forest Porter officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association, c/o Gerry Duling, Star Route Box 344, Locust Grove, Va. 22508; to Zuni Presbyterian Training Center, Box 54, Zuni, Va. 23898; or to Orange County Rescue Squad, Box 446, Orange, Va. 22960.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sep. 14, 1951
MARSHALL D. BREEDEN
STANARDSVILLE, Sept. 14 -- Marshall Davis Breeden, a native of Greene County, died Tuesday in Baltimore. He was born near Lydia, son of the Late Robert Lee and Sarah Morris Breeden, and was 39 years of age. Besides his wife the former Mattie Williams, he is survived by one daughter, Miss Cleveline Breeden. Mr. Breeden also leaves six sisters, Mrs. Mildred Breeden of Arlington, Mrs. J. P. Morris of Stanardsville, Mrs. Allen Shifflett of St. George, Mrs. Frank Morris of Geer, Mrs. David Lamb of Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. James Stafford of Point St. Joe, Florida and five brothers, Samuel, of Severn, Md., Lovett of Alexandria, Leander and Maurice of Baltimore, Md. and Robert Breeden of Stanardsville. The funeral will be held at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the Hood and Clore Funeral Home at Quinque, the service to be conducted by the Rev. Dewey Loving. Burial will follow in the cemetery at St. James Church near Lydia

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sun, Apr. 6, 1997
MARY ELLA BREEDEN COLLIER
Mary Ella Breeden – Collier, 90, of Charlottesville departed this life on April 4, 1997, at the home of her daughter for her Heavenly home. She was born Nov. 19, 1906, in Greene County, daughter of the late Cicero and Louisa McDaniel Breeden. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Floyd Collier, two sons, William “Bill” Lloyd Collier and William “Junior Floyd Collier, Jr; one brother, Wilbert Breeden; two sisters, Edna Morris Compton and Elsie Knighten; and one beloved great grandchild, Christopher Tyler Hicks. She is survived by four daughters, Loraine M. Williams and her husband Roy, Lena C. Jenkins and her husband Thomas, Pauline C. Dorrier and her husband John, and Virginia C. Dorrier and her husband Gust, all of Charlottesville; two sisters, Florentine Brookman and Carrie K. Lee of Orange; two brothers, Richard Breeden of Culpeper and Henry Breeden of Orange; 10 grandchildren, Preston Morris, Janice Morris-Horn, Garry Hicks, Garnett Hicks, Gayle Hicks-Major, Debra Dorrier-Coyner, Randy Dorrier, Beth Dorrier-Bishop, Anita Collier-Shifflett and Rebecca Collier-Casaday; 11 great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren. Mrs. Collier was a member and taught Sunday school at Covenant Church of God for many years. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Mon., April 7, 1997, at Covenant Church of God, 1025 East Rio Road, Charlottesville with Pastor Harold Bare, Sr. Ph.D. officiating and the Rev. Wayne Wozniak and Dr. S. H. Landreth assisting. Interment will follow in Monticello Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Hill and Wood Funeral Home. In addition to flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, Covenant Church of God Building Fund, or the local fire department.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Apr. 14, 1993
MARY ELLEN YANCEY BREEDEN
Mary Ellen Yancey Breeden, 49, of Elkton died April 12, 1993, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, where she had been a patient since Sunday. She had been ill for five years. Ms. Breeden was born June 5, 1943, in Lancaster, Pa., and was the daughter of Elsie Morris Yancey Hensley of Elkton and the late Raymond Yancey. She had worked at James Madison University before retiring due to Ill health. She was a member of Blue Ridge Independent Church at Elkton. Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a son, Terry W. Breeden of McGaheysville; four brothers, Joseph and Eddie Yancey, both of McGaheysville, and Harry and Bobby Yancey, both of Elkton; two sisters, Dorothy Faye Shifflett of Scottsville and Ila V. Kite of Elkton; a stepbrother, Danny Hensley of Elkton; two stepsisters, Dixie Beasley of Elkton and Patricia Secrist of Harrisonburg; and a granddaughter. The Rev. Gerald L. Meeks will conduct the funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday at Blue Ridge Independent Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in McGaheysville. The family will receive friends 7:30-8:30 p.m. today at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Elkton. The casket will not be open.

Gospel Herald - Volume XLVIII, Number 1, page 22, 23, Jan. 4, 1955
MATILDA "CASSIE" BREEDEN
Breeden, --- Matilda (Cassie), was born Dec.9, 1862, near Elkton, Va.; passed away Nov. 28, 1954; aged 91 y. 11m. 17 d. She lived in this area most of her life, and the past year had her home with Hubert Meadows. She had her third stroke about a week previous to her death. She was a regular attendant at services as long as her health permitted, and had been a Christian for many years. Since April, 1947, she was a member of the Beldor Mennonite Church at Swift Run, Va. The Word of God was the only reading material for her and the Lord helped her to learn to read it. She never tired of singing the old hymns and possessed a personality that displayed a constant fellowship with the Lord. Her husband and 7 children, 2 having grown to maturity, preceded her in death. One sister, 10 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren survive her. Funeral services were held Dec. 1 at the Beldor Mennonite Church with Harold H. Lahman in charge, assisted by D. W. Lehman

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon, Feb. 4, 2008
MATTHEW LEE BREEDEN
Matthew Lee Breeden, 70, of 200 Mount View Lane in Luray, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at Page Memorial Hospital in Luray. Mr. Breeden was born March 5, 1937, in Charlottesville, and was a son of the late Wesley Eli Breeden and Annie Della Lam Breeden. He was a member of Ida Grove Gospel Chapel Church. He was a self-employed carpenter for 50 years and enjoyed working the chains for the L.H.S. Football Program for the past 17 years. On June 14, 1958, he married Janice E. Somers, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Mitchell Lee Breeden of Rileyville; three daughters, Cindy Lyles, Cathy Presgraves and Karen Smelser, all of Luray; three brothers, Frank Willard Breeden, Wesley Ausbury Breeden and Cletus Edward Breeden, all of Stanley; two sisters, Rosetta Catherine Meadows of Elkton and Elizabeth Ann Weakley of Stanley; and seven grandchildren. Pastor Thomas H. Robinson will conduct the funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Zion Church of the Brethren. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery in Luray. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bradley Funeral Home in Luray. Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Rescue Squad, c/o Chester Holsinger, 4 Spring St., Luray, VA 22835, Ida Grove Gospel Chapel Church or the L.H.S. Football Program, c/o Don Ehlers, 14 Luray Ave., Luray, VA.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Nov. 5, 2000
MICHAEL GORDON BREEDEN
Michael Gordon Breeden, 47, of Orange, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born June 4, 1953, in Charlottesville, son of the late Buford "Mike" Breeden. He is survived by his mother, Irene Brookman Breeden of Orange; one daughter, Wendy Gay Breeden of Orange; four brothers, Buford Breeden Jr., Roy Breeden, John Breeden and his wife, Dianne, all of Orange, and James Breeden of Unionville; six sisters, Irene Richardson and her husband, "Rudy" of Gordonsville, Brenda McDaniel and her husband, Grant, of Orange, Becky Turner of Orange, Bonnie Breeden of Charlottesville, Mary Garr of Orange, and Joyce Thomas and her husband, Charles, of Orange. He was a member of Orange Presbyterian Church. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Preddy Funeral Chapel, Orange, with interment in Graham Cemetery. The Rev. Kyle G. Clements will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 715, Culpeper, Va. 22701. Preddy Funeral Home, Orange, is in charge of arrangements.

The Valley Banner, Rockingham Co., VA, Apr. 8, 1999
MILDRED VIRGINIA BREEDEN SHIFFLETT
Mildred Virginia Breeden Shifflett, 58, of Elkton, died on Thursday, April 1,1999 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. She was born on Sept. 2, 1940 in Harrisonburg and was a daughter of the late Howard and Molly Meadows Breeden. Mrs. Shifflett was employed at Rockingham Memorial Hospital for a number of years and was a member of the Elkton Church of God. On Sept. 8, 1956, she married Elvie Leroy Shifflett Sr., who died on Nov. 23, 1987. She is survived by three sons. Alien Dale and Elvie Leroy Shifflett Jr., both of Elkton, and James Randolph Shifflett of Grottoes; two brothers, Topsy Breeden of Front Royal, and Ronnie Breeden of Luray; and six grandchildren. A funeral service was conducted on Sunday, April 4, at the Elkton Church of God by Pastor Samuel Sponaugle. Burial was in the Elk Run Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton Church of God, P.O. Box 123, Elkton, Va. 22827, or to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, Va.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Dec. 20, 1976
MINNIE FLORENCE BREEDEN
Minnie Florence Breeden, 54, died Friday in a Charlottesville Hospital. She was born in Greene County, daughter of Andrew and Mary Sue Dunnivan of Stanardsville. She is also survived by her husband George S. Breeden; one daughter, Geraldine Breeden of Charlottesville; five sisters, Rosetta Thomas of Charlottesville; Ann Meadows of Stanardsville; Leona Thomas of Barboursville; Diane Shifflett of Ruckersville; Roberta Shifflett of Quinque; one brother, James Dunnivan of Stanardsville. Funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home of Quinque with interment in the family cemetery. NOTE: Tombstone dates are Jul 26, 1922 - Dec 17, 1976

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Thu, Sep. 25, 2008
NELLIE MAY BREEDEN LAMB
Nellie May Breeden Lamb, 89, of Stanardsville, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. The angels chose to take Nellie to her heavenly home, where suffering shall be no more. Nellie was born September 29, 1918, in Greene County to the late Walter Breeden and Lizzie Shifflett Breeden and was the wife of the late George Elmer Lamb. Left to cherish her memory a son, Nelson R. Lamb and his wife, Carolyn; a daughter, Ruth Lamb Wood and her husband, Edward; granddaughter, Robin Gayle Shores and her husband, Gerald; and a great-grandson, Hunter Chase, whom she adored; and many friends and relatives. Nellie was a life long member of the Episcopal faith. Special thanks to the staff at Evergreene Manor for their wonderful care, Hospice of the Piedmont and Bruce and Rebecca Smithson. May God touch each of you with his eternal love. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday September 26, 2008, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Madison conducted by the Reverend Brad Jackson with interment at the Shifflett family Cemetery on Pocosan Mountain. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday, September 25, 2008, at the funeral home. Mom, Grandma and great-Grandma we love you and miss you until we meet again.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Aug. 4, 2006
NELSON LEE BREEDEN
Nelson Lee Breeden, 91, of Elkton, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at his home in Elkton. Mr. Breeden was born April 27, 1915, in Page County and was the son of the late Euell George and Nettie Jane Lam Breeden. He was a member of the King’s Harbor Christian Fellowship Church in Elkton and was employed by the Rockingham County Schools as a bus driver for 24 years and was also a poultry farmer. He was a World War II Army veteran. On Sept. 2, 1942, he married Ima Rebecca Hensley; she preceded him in death Aug. 9, 2004. Surviving are a son, Gary L. Breeden of Elkton; a daughter, Judy F. Breeden of Elkton; two brothers, Herman Breeden and Cecil Breeden, both of Elkton; two sisters, Tressie Hensley and Macy Samuels, both of Elkton, three grandchildren, four great-grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews. The Rev. Clyde Plum will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Burial will be in the elk Run Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the Breeden residence at any time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, VA 22827.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Feb. 24, 2009
REUBEN THOMAS BREEDEN

Reuben Thomas Breeden, 79, of Stanardsville, passed away Monday, February 23, 2009, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born August 20, 1929, in Greene County, a son of the late Reuben and Rhoda Breeden. Reuben was preceded in death by his brother, Herbert Breeden; stepfather, Robert "Bolly" Breeden; and nephews, Jeffrey and Robbie Breeden. Reuben is survived by his devoted sister, Dorothy Gentry of Stanardsville; his brother, Clifton Breeden of Ruckersville; two sisters-in-law, Glenda Breeden of Elkton and Lois Rogers of Ruckersville; nephews, Harold Gentry, John Gentry, Phillip Gentry and Mike Breeden; and nieces, Charlotte Collier, Mary Shifflett, Barbara Shifflett, Emogene Collier and Melinda Smith. He was a veteran of the Korean War and retired from the Orange Steel Mill. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2009, at the Ryan Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at the Ryan Funeral Home with Charles Shank officiating. Interment will follow at the Lydia Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of the Evergreene Nursing Home for the care provided to Reuben for the last four years of his life. Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. vgreene.com/ryanfuneralhome

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sat, Feb. 11, 1995
RHODA MARGARET BREEDEN
Rhoda Margaret Breeden, 85, of Stanardsville went home to be with Jesus Thursday, Feb. 9, 1995. She was born Nov. 28, 1909, in Greene County, a daughter of the late Frank Breeden and Rosa Bell Morris Breeden. Her first husband was the late Reuben Breeden and her last husband was the late Robert Breeden. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Anna Conley. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy B. Gentry of Stanardsville; three sons, Herbert Breeden of Elkton, Thomas Breeden of Stanardsville and Clifton Breeden of Ruckersville; two sisters, Lizzie Lamb and Bessie Sheler, both of Stanardsville; eleven grandchildren thirteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p. m. Sunday at Lydia Pentecostal Church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. Edwin “Buzzy” Deane officiating. Interment will be in the Breeden family cemetery at Lydia. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p. m. today at Ryan Funeral Chapel in Quinque

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Tue, Aug. 30, 2005
RICHARD LEE BREEDEN
Richard Lee Breeden, 60, of 1230 Brookstone Road in Luray, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at the Newton D. Baker V.A. Center. Mr. Breeden was born Nov. 13, 1944, in Luray, and was a son of the late George Edward Breeden and Edna Marie (Breeden) Breeden of Luray. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was an operator at Big Oak Contracting. In addition to his mother, survivors include three daughters, Melissa Dawn Breeden Carvell of Rileyville, Angela Marchelle Breeden of Stanley and Lori Lea Breeden of Winchester; a son, B. Todd Breeden of Luray; four brothers, Garland E. Breeden, George F. Breeden, Robert Earl Breeden and Wayne M. Breeden, all of Luray; two sisters, Mary J. Breeden Knott and Janice M. Breeden Maytum, both of Luray; and five grandchildren. The Rev. Charles R. Turner will conduct a graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 this evening at the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Jul. 7, 2006
ROBERT CLIFTON BREEDEN
Robert Clifton Breeden, 49, of Stanardsville, went to be with the Lord on, July 5, 2006. Born on May 10, 1957 in Charlottesville, Va., he was a son of Clifton Breeden and Opal Maxine Shifflett. In addition to his parents, he leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Elizabeth "Liz" A. Breeden; one son, Jason Robert Breeden; two stepsons, Jamie Shifflett and Joshua Shifflett; one grandson, Jace Ryan Breeden; best friend, Sammy Knight, and his beloved dog, "Roscoe." Robbie attended Sandy Bottom and Lydia Pentecostal Church. He enjoyed car shows, NASCAR, drag racing, and playing softball with local teams. Robbie and Sammy spent many days together racing "Old Red." The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2006, at the Ryan Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2006, at the Ryan Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Eddie Deane officiating. Interment will follow at the Lydia Cemetery. Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Tue, Apr. 22, 2008
ROBERT LEE BREEDEN
Funeral services for Robert Lee Breeden, 64, of McGaheysville, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2008, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. The Rev. Nona F. Allen will conduct the service. Burial will follow in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in McGaheysville. Mr. Breeden died April 20, 2008, at his home. Mr. Breeden was born July 25, 1943, in Rockingham County, and was the son of the late Henry Wilson and Hettie Hensley Breeden. He was a welder at Dunham Bush before retiring and was a member of Hensley’s United Methodist Church in the Thoroughfare area of Elkton. He enjoyed gardening and working on outdoor projects. Mr. Breeden is survived by two daughters, Loretta A. Breeden of Austell, Ga., and Maureen M. (Marlene) Breeden of Grottoes; two brothers, Arnold Wayne Breeden and Bernard W. Breeden, both of Elkton; five sisters, Geraldine Wyant, Doris Knott, Roxanna Taylor, all of Elkton, Alma Jean Sullivan of Linville and Peggy Plunk of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Jonathan (PJ) Cubbage, Spencer Cubbage, Jeremy Cubbage and Jessica Breeden. Mr. Breeden was also preceded in death by a brother, Elvin Breeden, and a sister, Shelia Breeden Boyd. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Memorial contributions may be made to the McGaheysville Fire Company, 80 Stover Drive, McGaheysville, VA 22840.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Jul. 23, 2008
RONDAL G. BREEDEN
Rondal “Woody” G. Breeden, 64, of Shenandoah, died Monday, July 21, 2008, at MontVue Nursing Home in Luray. Mr. Breeden was born Sept. 4, 1943, in Page County, and was a son of the late Raymond D. and Mary Morris Breeden. He lived in Page County all of his life, where he was a roofer and a certified welder. He attended Shenandoah High School. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma C. Breeden. Survivors include three daughters, Kathy A. Breeden, Sherry Breeden, and Mary Jo Dove, all of Shenandoah; a son, Rondal “Poochie” Breeden of Luray; a sister, Mary Jo Vines of Deale, Md.; three brothers, Leroy Breeden of Luray, Randolph Breeden of Shenandoah, and Garland Ray Breeden of Stanley; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and four stepchildren, Jimmy Snow, Greg Snow, Ronnie Snow and Rosalie Wyant. There will be no service and the family will receive friends at the home of his brother, Randolph Breeden, Fleeburg Loop, Shenandoah, at anytime Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, Shenandoah, VA 22849, to help with funeral expenses. Condolences may be sent to the Breeden family at www.lindseyfuneralhomes.com.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jul. 28, 2002
ROSA ALICE BREEDEN
Rosa Alice Breeden, 88, of Orange, died Friday, July 25, 2002, at the Cedars Nursing Home in Charlottesville. Born April 19, 1914, in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Columbus Smith and the late Hester Lamb Smith.
Her husband was the late James Wilbert Breeden. She was a member of North Pamunkey Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Thelma Jean Blevins and husband, Alan, of Orange; one brother, Erman Smith of Stony Point; and two sisters Elsie Hensley and Anna Lamb, both of Charlottesville; and one grandson, Eli James Blevins of Orange. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday from the Preddy Funeral Chapel in Orange, with interment in Graham Cemetery. The Rev. David Whitten will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sat, Apr. 19, 2003
ROY LEE BREEDEN
Roy Lee "Red" Breeden, 50, of Orange, died Friday, April 18, 2003, at the UVa Medical Center. Born May 15, 1952, in Charlottesville, he was the son of the late Buford "Mike" Breeden Sr. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gordon Breeden. He is survived by his mother, Irene B. Breeden; one son, Roy Lee Breeden II.; three brothers, Buford Jr., James, John Breeden, all of Orange; six sisters, Irene Richardson and her husband, Rudy, of Gordonsville, Brenda McDaniel and her husband, Grant, Beckie Turner, Mary Garr, Joyce Thomas and her husband, Charles, all of Orange, and Bonnie Breeden, of Charlottesville; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Bobby Hartsook. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Interment will be in Graham Cemetery. Pastor Kyle Clements will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715 Culpeper Va. 22701.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Dec. 4, 2002
RUBY BREEDEN SHIFFLETT
Ruby Elizabeth Breeden Shifflett, 88, of Hood, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Evergreene Nursing Care Center in Stanardsville. Born Jan. 10, 1914, in Madison, She was the daughter of the late James Breeden and Blanche Berry Breeden; and wife of the late, Homer L. Shifflett. Mrs. Shifflett was a member of Fairview Christian Church at Hood and retired from Cooper Industries in Earlysville. She is survived by a son, William H. Shifflett and his wife, Mary Catherine of Hood; a daughter-in-law, Mary B. Shifflett of Hood; two grandchildren, H. Ross Shifflett Jr. and his wife, Mary L., Ronnie L. Shifflett and his wife, Wina; three great-grandchildren, Jeffrey R. Shifflett, Daniel P. Shifflett and Melinda K. Shifflett, all of Pratts; three special friends, Margaret Weakley, Carolyn Taylor and April Betz. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a son, Hugh R. Shifflett Sr.; five sisters, Edna Breeden, Sally Brown, Ruth Jackson, Kate Shifflett and Florine Nicholson; two brothers, Robert Breeden and James E. Breeden. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Shifflett, James Jackson, David Smith, Kenneth Smith, Jeff Shifflett, Bobby Jackson, Ross Shifflett and Gene Breeden. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Fairview Christian Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Dr. Tommy Palmer will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at Preddy Funeral Home Chapel, Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview Christian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 19, Hood, Va. 22723. Preddy Funeral Home, Madison, is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, May 15, 2007
RUBY M. BREEDEN
Ruby M. Breeden, 73, of Scottsville, died Monday, May 14, 2007. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Dorsey Breeden and Lucy Davis Breeden; three sisters, Geneva Breeden, Lottie Fitzgerald, and Mary Kirby; one brother, William Gordon Breeden. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda B. Matney and her husband, Ralph; one sister, Catherine Shiflett; one brother, Carl Breeden; one granddaughter, Crystal D. Matney and her fiance, William Tyree; several special nieces and nephews. Services will be held at a later date.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sun, Aug. 14, 2005
RUSSELL EDWARD BREEDEN
Russell Edward Breeden, 87, of Elkton, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at his residence. Mr. Breeden was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Rockingham County and was the son of the late Elmer and Helen Grimm Breeden. He was a truck driver for the Virginia State Highway Department. His wife, Eula Breeden, preceded him in death. Surviving are six sons, Richard, Robert, Teddy, Ronnie and Donnie Breeden, all of Elkton, and Russell Breeden Jr. of McGaheysville; two brothers, Joseph Breeden of Culpeper and George Rife of Shenandoah; seven sisters, Helen Smith of Front Royal, Margaret Caperton-Miller of Culpeper, Hilda Christ of Front Royal, Hazel Williams of Elkton, Marion-Magner of Culpeper, Ora Nicholson of Spotsylvania and Ethel Coffman of Berryville, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pastor Donald Leatherman will conduct the funeral 11 a.m. Monday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will be in the Elk Run Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, VA 22827.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sat, Nov. 15, 2008
RUSSELL FREDERICK BREEDEN
Russell Frederick Breeden
Russell Frederick Breeden, 91, of Chesapeake formerly of Keswick, died Thursday, November 13, 2008, at Chesapeake General Hospital. He was born March 15, 1917, in Albemarle County, a son of the late Zeb Breeden and Ethel Gibson Walker. He was married for 65 years to the late Alice Gibson Breeden. He was an architect who designed golf courses and a marine veteran of World War II. Mr. Breeden is survived by two daughters, Virginia Diane Ainsley and "JD" of Chesapeake, Connie Marie Wood and Johnny of Charlottesville; two sons, Frederick Anderson Breeden and Ann of Simpsonville, South Carolina, Glenn Oneal Breeden and Donna of Greenville, South Carolina; one half-brother, Johnny, four half-sisters, Shirley, Marie, Elizabeth and Dot; one aunt, Louise Ladd, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and his three canine best pals, Dixie, Brownie and Blackie. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, November 17, 2008, at the Preddy Creek Baptist Church with interment at the church cemetery. The Reverend Betty Norford will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday, November 17, 2008, before the funeral service at the church. Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Thu, Jun. 9, 1994
RUTH NAOMI BREEDEN
Ruth Naomi Breeden, 64, of Route 1, Elkton, died June 8, 1994, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, where she had been a patient since Thursday. She had been ill for two years. Mrs. Breeden was born March 23, 1930, in Baltimore and was a daughter of the late Thomas Russell and Edith Elizabeth Shifflett Smith. She was a member of New Life Gospel Church. Surviving are one daughter, Faye Meadows of Elkton; three sons, Ronnie, Wayne and Boyd Breeden, all of Elkton; two sisters, Erthel Merica and Maxine Smith, both of Elkton; seven brothers, Jennings Smith of California, Willie, Philip, Floyd, Elwood and Owen Smith,’ all of Elkton and Charles Stanley of Elkton; and eight grandchildren. The Rev. Charles Thomas Sr. will conduct the funeral at 2 p.m. Friday at New Life Gospel Church near Shenandoah. Burial will be in the Koontz family cemetery near Elkton. The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Elkton. Memorial donations may be made to New Life Gospel Church, Shenandoah, Va.

The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 27, 1959
SAMUEL L. BREEDEN
Suddenly, on April 24, 1959, Samuel L., of Old Annapolis road, Severn, beloved husband of Helen M. Breeden (nee Shiflett) and father of Mrs. Beverly Crawford, Harry and Clinton Breeden. Funeral from his late residence, on Monday at 2 P.M. Interment in Glen Haven Cemetery. 
See Wife Helen's Obit

The Daily News Record, Rockingham Co., VA, Jan. 1998
SHERMAN LYNWOOD BREEDEN
Sherman Lynwood Breeden age 68 yrs. of Elkton died 04 Jan 1998 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. Born 14 Nov 1929 in Page Co., son of the late Howard Edward and Mollie Virginia Meadows Breeden. Sons, Marvin, Donnie Ray & S. L. Breeden Jr. all of the Tidewater area. Daughter, Alice Breeden of the Tidewater area. Sister, Mildred ‘Millie' Shifflett of Elkton. Brothers, Floyd C. ‘Topsy' Breeden of Front Royal & Harry R. ‘Ronnie' Breeden of Luray. 9 grandchildren. Private burial.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Jul. 2, 2004
SUSIE FRANCES BREEDEN SHIFFLETT
Susie Frances Breeden Shifflett, 97, of Orange, died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 7, 1907, in Madison, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Breeden and Ida Virginia Seale Shifflett. She is also preceded in death by her husband, George Dewey Shifflett; one daughter, Nina M. Dyer; one son, Phillip Shifflett; three brothers, Joseph, Frank, and Bill Breeden; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Sunnybrook Gospel Church of Criglersville, and a retired farmer and employed by Graves Brothers of Syria. She is survived by three daughters, Virginia K. Gallihugh of Orange, Dorothy M. Williams and her husband, Memory, of Orange, and Betty P. Godlove and her husband, Junior, of Winchester; one son, Dewey L. Shifflett of Orange; one brother, Jesse L. Breeden and his wife, Floid, of Barboursville; one sister, Goldie Mildred Brooks and her husband, Benny, of Spotsylvania; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2004, at the Preddy Funeral Chapel, Madison, with interment in the Criglersville Cemetery. Pastor Archie Seale and McKinley Jenkins will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight, July 2, 2004, at the Preddy Funeral Home in Madison. Special thanks to Dr. Aloi, Maxine Smith and Tina Knight for their special care.

THOMAS JACKSON BREEDEN
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Apr. 18, 1988
Thomas Jackson Breeden, 63, of Stuarts Draft, died at his home, Saturday, April 16, 1988. He was the son of the late John and Bessie Shifflett Breeden. He was a sawmill operator. He is survived by a son, Thomas C. Breeden of Stuarts Draft; three daughters, Judy B. Damron, Shelby Jenkins and Karen Sue McCauley, all of Charlottesville; a brother, Ollie Breeden of Arvonia; four sisters, Fannie Staton of Charlottesville, Edna Shifflett of Arvonia, Nancy Critzer of Charlottesville, Louise Breeden of Ashland, and Virginia Creech of Ashland; a devoted companion, Mary Collins and her children. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be held at the Cunningham Methodist Church Cemetery in Fluvanna County, 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, with the Rev. Cecil Pace officiating. The family will meet with friends at the Thacker Brothers Funeral Home, Scottsville tonight from 7 to 8.  See Wife Virgie Mary Morris's Obit


The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Dec. 22, 2004
TINY BURNETTE BREEDEN
Tiny Burnette Breeden, 84, a life-long resident of Greene County, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, at a local hospital. Dad was born Aug. 8, 1920, a son of the late Leonard W. and Maggie Wood Breeden. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Garnett Durrer Breeden on Sept. 12, 1981; brothers, Billy, Clarence, Lester, Reuben, Earl and Sam; sisters, Quintie Dove and Ida Deane; and a grandson, Winston Todd Collier. Dad graduated from the Jefferson School of Commerce in 1948, with a degree in accounting administration. He was employed by Acme Printing of Louisa and Crozet, retiring in 1986, after 37 years of service. Dad was a veteran of World War II, having served his county as a Technician Fifth Grade, with Battery C 475AAA battalion. He was stationed in New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, New Guinea and the Philippine Islands. He was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church, attended faithfully, and had served as deacon. Dad was an avid sports enthusiast and a big fan of the William Monroe High School Girls softball team. That team awarded Dad a special plaque recognizing his faithful attendance and support. He is survived by two daughters, Gayle Collier and her husband, W.H., and Joyce Sims and her husband, Garland, all of Stanardsville; two sons, Alan and his wife, Joyce, of Columbus N.C., and Jerry and his wife, Sue Ellen, of Stanardsville; three grandsons, Brian Collier of Stafford, Yancy Sims of Locust Hill and Andrew Breeden of Columbus, N.C.; three granddaughters, Julie Mitchelson and her husband, Wister, and Angel Sims, all of Stanardsville, and Brandie Lantz of Broadway; two great-grandsons, Travis and Braydon Collier; one great-granddaughter, Kaylee Collier, all of Stafford; three sisters, Maggie Deane, Vera Meadows and Francis Birckhead; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Ronnie and Mary Catherine Lamm. Special thanks to the staff of Evergreene Manor. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at Spring Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Dan Carlton officiating. Interment will follow immediately after the service in the Spring Hill cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be send to Spring Hill Baptist Church Youth Ministry, 2620 Frays Mill Road, Ruckersville, VA 22968, or to a charity of your choice.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Jun. 7, 1980
VERNIE ROACH BREEDEN
Vernie Roach Breeden, 74, of Rt. 1, Earlysville died in a Charlottesville Hospital Friday Morning. She was born in Rockingham County, June 18, 1905, daughter of the late Noah and Clarinda Morris Roach and was the widow of Luther Breeden. She was a member of Pine Ridge Church of the Brethren. Surviving are four sons, Troy V. Breeden of Earlysville, Harold J. Breeden of Charlottesville, William B. Breeden and Alvin E. Breeden both of Earlysville; four daughters, Mrs. Mavis B. Collier, Mrs. Betty B. Shifflett, Mrs. Irene B. Roche all of Earlysville, Pansy B. Terry of Shipman; three sisters, Mrs. Addie Lam of Stanardsville, Aretta Lam of Stafford, Iona Roach of Earlysville; four brothers, William Roach of Dyke, Hubert Roach, Ralph Roach, Ray Roach, all of Earlysville; sixteen grand and two great-grandchildren. Funeral will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Pine Ridge Church of the Brethren, Rev. Richard Keller officiating with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the Joseph W. Teague Funeral Home.

The Page News and Courier, VA, May 4, 1944
VICTORIA ELIZABETH JOLLETT BREEDEN
Mrs. Victoria Elizabeth [Jollett] Breeden, 66, wife of Decater B. Breeden died suddenly at her home in Washington, D. C. early Tuesday morning, May 2. Mrs. Breeden had been a sufferer from asthma for years, but been in her usual health until a few hours before her death. Mrs. Breeden was the youngest daughter of the late James Franklin and Lucy Shifflett Jollette, and was born at Nortonsville, Greene County on March 19,1878. She was married to D. B. Breeden on Dec. 24, 1901 and spent most of her married life in Shenandoah. Her husband is a former N. W. [Norfolk & Western Railroad] engineer. They moved from Shenandoah to Waynesboro, VA, and from there to Washington, D.C. where he is employed in government work. She is survived by her husband and the following sisters: Mrs. A. J. (Emma) Coleman, Shenandoah; Mrs. W. B. (Mary) Davis, Harrisonburg, Mrs. Geo. F. (Sallie) Clift, Washington, D. C. and Mrs. W. J. (Laura) Sullivan of Shenandoah. One daughter died in infancy. The following members of the family are deceased: Mrs. James (Leanna) Knight, of Albemarle County, B. L. Jollette of Stanardsville, William Isaac Jollette of Greene County, U. F. Jollette of Baltimore, Md. and one half brother Henry Jollette, of Harriston, VA. Mrs. Breeden was a devout member of the U. B. Church and possessed an amiable disposition which had endeared her to the hearts of many. The news of her death was received in Shenandoah with genuine regret and sorrow. The funeral will be held from the U. B. Church this afternoon at 3 p.m. with the Rev. P. W. Fischer in charge. Burial will be in the U. B. Cemetery.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sun, Mar. 26, 2006
VIRGINIA ROLLINS BREEDEN
Virginia Rollins Breeden, 84, of Lahore Road, Orange, Virginia, died Friday, March 24, 2006, at the Orange County Nursing Home. Born on January 21, 1922, in Albemarle County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James Samuel Harlow and Mamie Lou Sanders Harlow. She is also predeceased by five brothers, James Jr., Bobby, Eddie, Cleveland, and Robert Harlow; and one sister, Louise Tanner. She is survived by her husband, Herbert Albert Breeden of Orange, Virginia; three daughters, Beverly Rollins Myers of Newark, Delaware, Debra Shinault Sapin of Charlottesville, and Brenda Dale Lillard of Orange; two sons, Herbert Albert Breeden Jr., and Wilson Rollins Jr., both of Orange, Virginia; six grandchildren, Chad Anthony Breeden, Joseph Lee Rollins, Virginia Louise Steadman, Renee Anderson Dickerson, Michelle Lynn Willis, and Jessica Nicole Lillard; 10 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Franklin Harlow and Sheldon Harlow, both of Falls Church, Virginia, and Leland Harlow of Barboursville; three sisters, Kathleen Shiflett of Madison, Virginia, Aleesee Slasher of Arlington, Virginia, and Jean Lamb of Barboursville, Virginia. She attended the North Pamunkey Baptist Church, Lahore, Virginia and was a retired school bus driver for Orange County School System. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2006 at the Preddy Funeral Chapel, Orange with interment in the Graham Cemetery in Orange. The Rev. Henry Styron and the Rev. Katha Bollfrass will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 2006, at the Preddy Funeral Home in Orange. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old Ivy Rd., Suite 2, Charlottesville, VA 22901 or the Orange County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 446, Orange, VA 22960.

The Herald Mail, Hagerstown, MD, Sat, Dec. 24, 2005
WARNER RAY BREEDEN, SR
JUNE 5, 1934-DEC. 22, 2005
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Warner Ray Breeden Sr., 71, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at his home. Born June 5, 1934, in Crosae, Va., he was the son of the late John Louis and Molly Shifflett Breeden. He attended public schools in Virginia. He was a crusher operator at U.S. Silica in Berkeley Springs, retiring in 1992. He was of the Protestant faith. He is survived by his wife of 49 1/2 years, Phyllis Maxine Alderton Breeden; one daughter, Cynthia M. Michael of Appomattox, Va.; two sons, Warner R. Breeden Jr. of Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Thomas W. Breeden of Winchester, Va.; one brother, Kent Osborne of Rockville, Md.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons. Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401 or Humane Society Feral Cat Fund, 5366 Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs.

The Greene County Record, Stanardsville, VA, May 12, 1927
WESLEY SIMEON BREEDEN
Wesley Simeon Breeden died Sunday night, May 1, 1927, at his home in Page County. Had he lived until Sept. 2, he would have been 67 years old. He is survived by his wife (nee Rebecca Collier) and seven children, Messrs. Herbert, Flunoah and Wesley Breeden, Mrs. Tallie Taylor and Mrs. Joseph Breeden, all of Page county; Mrs. Dolly Alger, of Ruckersville; three brothers, Messrs. Sam J. Breeden, of Greene county; Henry H. Breeden, of Rockingham, and Ernest Breeden, of Shenandoah, and three sisters, Mrs. H. F. Breeden, of Greene county; Mrs. George Deane and Mrs. Asberry Deane, of Rockingham. He was tenderly laid to rest in the family burying ground at Hensley’s church May 3, 1927, in the presence of a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends. Those attending from these parts were; Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Breeden, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Eppard, Mr. Eugene Eppard, Mr. Sam J. Breeden and family, mr. Sherman Breeden and family, Mrs. T. J. Sims, Mrs. Kemper Eppard, and son Dewey, Messrs. Johnnie Walker and Welford Breeden, Mr. and Mrs. Ligget Breeden, Mr. Lee Deane, Miss Minnie Breeden and Mr. Fred Breeden, Mr. Ott Brill was the undertaker.

The Roanoke Times & World News, Roanoke, VA, Dec. 5, 2001
WILLIAM CLEVELAND BREEDEN
BREEDEN, William Cleveland, 48, of Natural Bridge Station, died Monday, December 3, 2001, in the Stonewall Jackson Hospital, Lexington. Mr. Breeden was born on January 29, 1953, in Rockbridge County and was the son of Blanche Johnson Breeden of Natural Bridge Station and the late Welford Early Breeden. Mr. Breeden was employed by Burlington Industries. In addition to his mother, Mr. Breeden is survived by his wife, Vicky Wilcher Breeden; one daughter, April B. Sweet and husband, Stanley; one son, Verlyn Matthew Breeden; one brother, W. David Breeden, all of Natural Bridge Station; and two grandchildren, Kayla Danielle Breeden and Savannah Elizabeth Sweet. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2001, at the Arnolds Valley Southern Baptist Church in Natural Bridge Station with the Rev. Donald Stine officiating. Burial will follow in the Johnson Family Cemetery, Natural Bridge, Va. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Harrison Funeral Home, Lexington.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sun, Mar. 6, 2005
WILLIAM GORDON BREEDEN
William Gordon "Bill" Breeden, 63, of Scottsville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 5, 2005, at his daughter's home in Rhoadesville, Va. He was born April 1, 1941, in Charlottesville. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucy Florence Breeden; his father, William Dorsey Breeden; and two sisters, Mary L. Kirby and Mrs. Lottie L. Fitzgerald. He leaves to cherish his memory, a wife, Margaret Lucille Breeden of Scottsville; three daughters, Wanda Applegate and her husband, Tim, of Fork Union, Barbara Miller and her husband, Eric, of Rhoadesville, and Kimberly Spradlin and her fianc?e, Fred Gibson, of Scottsville; one son, Daniel William Breeden and his wife, Christy, of Scottsville; five grandchildren, Wanda Johnson of Scottsville, April Banton of Schuyler, Jessica Spradlin, Hannah Breeden and Heidi Breeden, all of Scottsville; three step grandchildren, Kimberly, Erica, and Brittany; four great-grandchildren, Kayla, Whitney, Alex and Ryan. He also leaves to cherish his memory, one brother, Carl L. Breeden of Scottsville; three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Shifflett of Charlottesville, Miss Geneva E. and Miss Ruby M. Breeden, both of Scottsville; and numerous nieces and nephews, who will all greatly miss his sense of humor. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and spending time with family and friends. A memorial service and reception will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Fox Memorial Baptist Church in Scottsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old Ivy Road, Suite 2, Charlottesville, VA 22903.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville VA, Feb. 8, 2002
WINFRED BLAND BREEDEN
Winfred Bland Breeden, 68, of Stanardsville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1933, in Greene County, a son of the late Walker T. and Carrie M. Morris Breeden. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Everette Breeden. Mr. Breeden was an Army veteran of World War II, and was retired from State Farm after 45 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Lois C. Breeden; a son, Gregory S. Breeden and his wife, Janie, and a daughter, Vicky B. Shifflett and her husband, Ronnie, all of Stanardsville; three grandchildren, Adrianne Breeden, Jennifer Shifflett, and Tiffany Shifflett; a brother, Walker W. Breeden and his wife, Mary, a sister, Sandra B. Sullivan and her husband, Charles, and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Breeden, all of Stanardsville; a special niece and caregiver, Pamela Gentry; and a number of other nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Holly Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Robert Lee Woodson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home in Quinque. The family suggests that memorial contributions be given in his name to the Greene County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 302, Stanardsville, Va. 22973, or to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 1490 Pantops Mountain Place, Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.


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