The obituary for Sara Langley Edmondson, which appeared Oct. 8, should have said she was a navy WAVES pharmacist mate during World War II and a school bus driver in the 1960s and 1970. Also, a son, John L. Edmondson, was omitted from the survivors. (Published 10/15/1999)
Robert Glen Biggs
Robert Glen Biggs, 61, a construction superintendent for 26 years with William A. Hazel Inc., died Oct. 6 at Fair Oaks Hospital. He had a lung ailment.
Mr. Biggs, who lived in Charlestown, W.Va., was a native of Russell, Va. He began working as a young man for the Chantilly-based Hazel company. It does excavation and other construction work.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Ellen Biggs of Charlestown; three children; two brothers; two sisters; and five grandchildren.
Sara Langley Edmondson
Sara Langley Edmondson, 77, a retired property manager who served in the Navy WAVES during World War II, died of a brain tumor Oct. 4 at her home in Falls Church.
Mrs. Edmondson, who lived in Falls Church since 1958, worked for the Beltway Management Co. in the 1980s and early 1990s. One of her assignments was the management of the Key Boulevard Apartments in Arlington for about 10 years.
In the 1950s and 1960s, she drove a school bus for private kindergartens in Northern Virginia.
Mrs. Edmondson, who was born in Loganville, Ga., entered the Navy in 1942. While stationed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a pharmacist, she met her future husband, James Edmondson, also a Navy pharmacist. They were married in 1944 and came to the Washington area after the war.
Her husband died in 1990. Survivors include three sons, James H. Edmondson Jr. of McLean, Thomas D. Edmondson of Alexandria and Janet M. Edmondson of Leesburg; three daughters, Sara E. Edmondson of Alexandria, M. Catherine Edmondson of Ellicott City and Janet M. Edmondson of Leesburg; four brothers; three sisters; and six grandchildren.