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Passed away peacefully on Sunday April 7, at Amerisist Assisted Living in Warrenton, VA.
She was a devout, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. She joins her husband who passed away in November of 2001.
She married her husband, Col. Alvin M. Churchwell, in Spokane Washington in 1947. As the wife of a Signal Corps Officer, she traveled the world with her growing family. She is survived by two sons, Robert of Springfield, VA and William of Catlett, VA; and two grandchildren: Valerie and David of Springfield, VA; and her sister Elaine Watt of Sun City, CA. She is predeceased by one daughter, Jacqueline, who died in 1975.
Graveside services will be held at Fairfax Memorial Park, 9900 Braddock Rd. Fairfax, VA 22032 on Thursday April, 11 at 12 Noon. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Eleanor's memory can be made to Heartland Hospice, 400 Holiday Ct. Suite 101, Warrenton, VA 20186.

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 10, 2013
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