Edwin Douglas Smoot Edwin Doug Smoot, 78, of Ophelia VA went home to his Lord on May 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, E. Russell Smoot; mother, Margaret H. Smoot; and son, Edwin Douglas Smoot Jr. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Constance Anderson McDearmon; brother, Elwood Smoot and wife Harlean Smoot; sister, Peggy Crane; daughters, Kimberly Buchannan and Cecelia McDearmon Dicken; grandchildren, Edwin Douglas Smoot III, Mary Catherine Day, Michael Buchannan Jr., Margaret Smoot, Jessica Dicken, Jeffrey Dicken; and three great-grandchildren. Doug's greatest joy was family, especially vacations with his grandchildren. He loved all young people and he and his wife often co-hosted Youth Groups in their Ophelia home. He was a respected leader for the Culpepper Farmer's Co-Op where he was employed for 35 years before he and his wife retired to the NNK. Doug loved the Lord, seeing God's hand in every aspect of life. After joining Light of Christ, he participated in many activities and served as Head of the Usher Ministry. His humble smile, level head and willingness to help anyone, anytime will be missed. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sat, June 8, Light of Christ Church, 9500 Northumberland Hwy, Heathsville. 580-4555. Luncheon follows. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made for Anglican Frontier Missions, P.O. Box 18038, Richmond, VA 23226 or Light of Christ Church, P.O. Box 609, Heathsville, VA 22473
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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 394 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL MARYLAND ANNE ARUNDEL HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES IN NORTHERN MARYLAND BALTIMORE BALTIMORE CITY HARFORD IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND CALVERT CHARLES ST. MARYS IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 21 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA ALBEMARLE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG GREENE KING GEORGE ORANGE SPOTSYLVANIA IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA ARLINGTON CITY OF ALEXANDRIA CITY OF FAIRFAX CITY OF FALLS CHURCH CITY OF MANASSAS CITY OF MANASSAS PARK CULPEPER FAIRFAX FAUQUIER LOUDOUN PRINCE WILLIAM STAFFORD IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA MADISON RAPPAHANNOCK THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABERDEEN, ALEXANDRIA, ANNAPOLIS, ARLINGTON, ARNOLD, ASPEN HILL, BALTIMORE, BEL AIR, BETHESDA, BOWIE, CALIFORNIA, CAMP SPRINGS, CATONSVILLE, CHANTILLY, CHARLOTTESVILLE, CHESAPEAKE BEACH, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK, COLUMBIA, CROZET, CULPEPER, DAHLGREN, DUNDALK, DUNKIRK, EDGEWOOD, ELLICOTT CITY, ESSEX, FAIRFAX, FALLS CHURCH, FALLSTON, FALMOUTH, FREDERICKSBURG, GAITHERSBURG, GERMANTOWN, GLEN BURNIE, GORDONSVILLE, GREENBELT, HAVRE DE GRACE, HERNDON, HUNTINGTOWN, JOPPATOWNE, LAUREL, LEESBURG, LEXINGTON PARK, LUSBY, MADISON, MANASSAS, MANASSAS PARK, MCLEAN, NORTH BEACH, ODENTON, ORANGE, PARKVILLE, PIKESVILLE, POTOMAC, PRINCE FREDERICK, RANDALLSTOWN, RESTON, ROCKVILLE, SEVERN, SEVERNA PARK, SILVER SPRING, SOUTH GATE, SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, ST. CHARLES, STANARDSVILLE, STERLING, SUITLAND-SILVER HILL, TOWSON, WALDORF, WARRENTON, WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON, AND WOODBRIDGE.