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  • "To Jonathan and the Tombes family, I am so sorry to hear of..."
  • "Dear Tombes Family, I wish to express my heartfelt..."
    - Linda Verheul
  • "Dear Ave, Judy and I were shocked and saddened at the news...."
    - Gordon Canyock
  • "Dr. Tombes and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss..."
  • "Dear Tombes family, I always remember Jane with a smile on..."
    - Doris Bloch
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Died Tuesday, August 7, 2012, in Richmond, VA. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Averett S. Tombes; four children Thomas, Robert, Jonathan and Susan; and eleven grandchildren. In a joint academic career that traversed several states, she and her husband were twice affiliated with George Mason University. A memorial service will be held at Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 Huguenot Rd, Bon Air, VA 23235, on Friday, August 17, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Bon Air Presbyterian Memorial Garden Fund, or the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173

Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 14, 2012
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