Amos Lee Cherry, Sr.

Sunrise: May 1, 1939

Sunset: March 10, 2019

Amos Lee Cherry, Sr. know to the family as “Marco” went home to be with his beloved wife on 56 years, Doris Holland Cherry. Amos was born May 1, 1939 on Railroad Avenue in South Norfolk, VA. He graduated from G.W. Carver in 1959. He was
employed for 45 years with Norfolk Public Schools.

He is the father of four children and is predeceased by two, Marco Cherry and Derick Cherry. He is survived by his daughter, Cecelia Swain of Brooklyn, NY and son, Amos Lee Cherry, Jr. (Verneida) of Virginia Beach, VA, also five grandchildren, Marquie Gregory, Jasmine Gregory, Mary Morris, Joseph Morris, Marco Cherry Jr., Ciara Freeman and Bobby Freeman; special friends, Delvin and Priscilla Johnson and host of other relatives and friends.

Viewing Sunday, March 17, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, March 18, 2019 12 Noon Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6309 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23504

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    Kiki says

    So sorry for your loss. May the God of tender mercies(Psalm 83:18) comfort and strengthen you for the days ahead, 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

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    Inethia Scott says

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Cherry family in the passing of your father. May you find comfort in knowing that God promised to be your refuge and strength, a very present help just when you need him most.

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    Skip McSwain says

    Cc and Mikey I’m so sorry for your loss and I want you to know I love y’all guys and No that pops in a better place and he will be well taken care of if you need anything call me let me know

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    Clarence (Jake) Everette says

    From the Everette Family, to the Cherry Family our Condolences, and Heartfelt Prayers for Comfort. It’s been so wonderful knowing this gentleman since I was a little boy, when he would come to my grandfather’s Barber Shop at 129 E. Liberty St. Awesome Friend!

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    Rochelle Peele (Wills) Granddaughter of Lee Wallace says

    Condolences to the Cherry family from the Wallace family. Amos and family were long time friends and he will be missed, as will Mr. Lee and Alexander Wallace. These strong men were the backbone of our families. May they rest in peace.

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    Drew Smith says

    We are so sorry for your loss. May peace and mercy be with you and your family in this time of sorrow. We are here for you if you need us.
    Drew Smith and family.

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    felicia d cherry your niece says

    I am going to miss you so much uncle Amos

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    Joann W Cox says

    Sending my condolences to the Cherry Family and you all will definitely be in my prayers and Mr Cherry will never be forgotten
    Love Always Joann & Family

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    MR. CHERRY,the best dressed man at James Monroe Elementary School, you will be miss. your co-worker–Romona Minns(MS. HOLLIDAY).

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