Christine Neville

Sunrise: December 2, 1948

Sunset: June 26, 2020

Christine Byrd-Neville was born December 2 ,1948 in Accomack County, Virginia.

Christine was born to the late Tanzetta Selby and Oakley Byrd Sr.  She transitioned to eternal rest on the afternoon of Friday, June 26 , 2020.

Christine received her education through Norfolk Public Schools and later relocated to Philadelphia, PA.  While residing in Philadelphia, she was a member of St. Stephen’s Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor James M. Harrington Sr.  Christine spent numerous years in Philadelphia before returning back home to Virginia.  She held multiple jobs over the years before retiring from Share Hospital Service in Portsmouth, VA.  Additionally, Christine was a member of the Eastern Star.

Christine was a quiet spirit with a huge heart for her family and dear friends.  She took great pride in raising her daughter and becoming a grandmother.  She loved music, sewing, crocheting, cooking and most of all ‘playing games’.  She will truly be missed for the impact she made on the family.

She was preceded in death by her brother Oakley Byrd Jr, her sisters, Barbara Campbell-Harrington and Annie Mae Brothers and a grandson. Christine leaves to cherish her memories: one daughter; Toninetta Morning (Ronnie) of Norfolk, Va., two sisters; Joyce Harris of Chesapeake, VA., and Hazel Malone of Portsmouth, VA, and a devoted friend Kathleen Ricks. Three grandchildren; two- great grand-children and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside Service Friday, July 3, 2020 11:00am Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Annette Keene says

    Rest in Peace Beautiful I Love You❤😘

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    Deanna Smith and Family says

    Sending much love, support and prayers to the family. May God comfort and hold you close. ❤❤

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    Sonya Wilson says

    My dearest and beloved Auntie…Take your well deserved rest. I will love and cherish you forever. Take care of your sisters. Love always, Niecy

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      Damien Keene says

      Rest In Power ❤

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    Eric Wilson says

    With heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Aunt Christine. May the love, prayers and support of family and friends bring comfort during this difficult time. Lastly, rest forever in eternal peace and memories of you will be a treasure to your family, friends and loved ones.

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    Keyosha Wiggins says

    Rest easy auntie app l love you

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    Taniyah says

    Rest in peace gma i love

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