April 20 1932 January 24 2020
Jacqueline’s Obituary Jacqueline Helen Langlois Bray, 87, of Stephens City, Virginia, passed away surrounded by family, Friday, January 24, 2020. Born April 20, 1932 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late Irving Charles Langlois and Margaret Mae Stone Langlois. Jackie successfully climbed some of the highest mountains in the United States including Mount Rainier, was the Georgia Carolina Woman’s Single Tennis Champion, a scuba diver and ultralight pilot. She was an artist whose work spanned oil painting, sculpture, jewelry design, book illustration and poetry, she was also a very successful entrepreneur having created JHB Graphics and Design company. After high school she attended the Minneapolis School of Art and Design and later completed her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts at George Mason University at the age of 70, eventually teaching life drawing at Shenandoah University. Her volunteer work included the Loudon Abused Women’s Shelter, mission work at a Russian orphanage with Toms Brook United Methodist Church and helping to pass a bill for father’s custody rights with the Virginia Legislature. A loving mother, talented artist and passionate teacher, she was a courageous woman who saw the best in everyone and packed many lifetimes into one. Surviving is her sister, Lila Lee Person, her children, Leslee Kitchings, Judy (Kevin) Johnson, David (Lilli) Stevens and Laura (Dan) Stevens Hawkins, her grandchildren, Leah Williams, Christy Dixon, Matt Johnson, Christian Johnson, Garrett Johnson, Heather Hawkins, Connor Hawkins, Calleigh Hawkins and six great grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by her husbands, Dr. Charles E. Stevens and Gary Bray, and her brothers, Rich Langlois and Gary (Pat) Langlois. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held in June. In lieu of flowers or gifts, feel free to donate to the Alzheimer’s Association. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jacqueline Helen Bray April 20 1932 January 24 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Berryville, state: Virginia