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Obituaries from the Pendleton Times,  

12 April 2007

S. Mickey Good

S. Mickey Good, 73, of Grottoes, VA, died Monday, April 9, 2007, at Augusta Medical Center in Fishersville, VA.

Mr. Good was born in Rockingham County on Oct. 13, 1933, and was a son of the late John F. and Evelyn Virginia (Randall) Good.

He was a retired electronics tech at American Safety Razor in Verona, VA, and had served in the U.S. Army  He was a member of Grottoes Church of the Brethren, a founder and lifetime member of the Grottoes Rescue Squad with 40 years of leadership, the VFW Post 4698, and the Moose Lodge of Franklin.

He is survived by a daughter, Sandi Ochs of Fishersville, VA; a son, Mick R. Good of Grottoes, VA; two brothers, David Good and Bobby Good, both of Grottoes, VA; Joyce S. Good, mother of Mick R. Good; and a foster sister, Pasty Burkholder of McGaheysville, VA.  

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, JOhn F. Good, Jr, and a special friend, Madeline Simmons.  .

A funeral service will be conducted at Johnson Funeral Service, Grottoes, VA, at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2007, with Pastor John N. Neff officiating.  Burial will follow in the Port Republic Cemetery.

At his request, memorial contributions may be made to Grottoes Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1187, Grottoes, VA 24441.

E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Josie Payne, 81

Josie Bennett Payne, 81, of Augusta and formerly of Wheaton, MD, passed away April 6, 2007, at the home of her niece, Joyce Bland, with whom she had made her home. 

Born April 8, 1925, in Onego, she was the daughter of the late Estel and Iva Dolly Bennett. 

She was a retired foster mother of Wheaton, MD.  She was a member of the Wheaton Baptist Church. 

Her husband of 51 years, Wilford Payne, preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1992. 

Surviving are two daughters, Reba Bennett of Maysville and Rita Bradshaw of Hagerstown, MD; four adopted children, Louis Payne of Keymar, MD, Johnny Payne of Gaithersburg, MD, Kenny and Suzy of Wheaton, MD: three brothers, Paul Bennett of Monrovia, MD, Chester Bennett of Onego and Clifford Bennett of Maysville; three sisters, Vallie Kisamore and Merle Sites, both of Cabins, and Shirley Flohr of Augusta; and one grandchild, Ryan Payne.  \

She also was preceded in death by four brothers, Carl Bennett, Don Bennett, Foster Bennett and Roy Bennett; and four sisters, Eva Patterson, Ruby Burke, Ethel Bennett and Violet Bennett. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Collins Funeral Home, Silver Springs MD, with Pastor Glenn Moorman officiating.  Interment was in Parklawn Cemetery, Rockville, MD. 

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of McKee Funeral Home, Inc, Augusta.  

Lois E. Weiss, 99

Lois E. Weiss, 99, of Ida, MI, died April 5, 2007, at Mercy Memorial Hospital, Monroe, MI. 

Born Aug 16, 1907, in Deer Run, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Retta Hiser Dunkle. 

A schoolteacher, Mrs. Weiss received her teaching certificate from Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, and her bachelor's degree form Berea College, Berea, KY. 

Mrs. Weiss taught at Ida Elementary School for 19 years.  She was a member of West Ida Immanuel Lutheran Church, where her husband pastored from 1950 until his death.  She served the church as a Sunday School Teacher, Bible School superintendent, president of W.E.C.L.A. and a secretary of its senior group.  She also was a member and past president of the South County Retired Teachers Association.  She was a former member of the Monroe County RSVP, served as a tutor at Riverside School and participated in the adult "Project Read" program. 

On Aug. 16, 1942, she married Rev. Otto Weiss, who preceded her in death on June 30, 1954. 

Surviving are three sons, Wesley Weiss and wife, Pam, and Wayne, Weiss, all of Ida, MI, Phillip Weiss and wife, Vickie of Dundee, MI; one daughter, Martha Ratner and husband, Art of Orinda, CA; a sister, Mildred Ramby of Harrisonburg, VA; six grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.   

Funeral services were Monday at 11 a.m. at West Ida Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Timothy Freund officiating.  

Memorial contributions may be made to West Ida Immanuel Lutheran Church, 3879 Jackman Rd., Ida, MI  48140.

Anna Mongold, 87

Anna Catherine Hinkle Mongold, 87, of Winchester, VA, died April 4, 2007, at her home.  

Mrs. Mongold was born Jan. 20, 1920, in Kline, a daughter of the late Hobart Garrett and Margie Mae Mallow Hinkle. 

She was a retired cafeteria supervisor at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA. 

Her husband, Jack S. Mongold, preceded her in death. 

Surviving are her son, Ronald S. Mongold of Winchester, VA; three sisters, Norma Channell, Emogene Phares and Mary Lou Riggleman, all of North Carolina; seven grandchidlren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

The funeral was conducted Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Winchester, VA, by Evangelist Chris Straley.  Burial was in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA.  

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