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Emily Simmons Hendrick


Sunrise: May 23, 1927

Sunset: February 5, 2020

Emily Simmons Hendrick 92, passed peacefully, February 5, 2020 in Norfolk, VA.  Emily was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where she was a church school teacher, church school superintendent, member of the hospitality and adult mission.  Emily is predeceased by her parents, Walter and Cora Simmons; sisters, Walterlee Lee and Havannah Morton. Emily leaves to cherish her memories, a daughter, Carolyn Hendrick Elliott; son, Plummer Hendrick, Jr. (Eva); sister, Cora Sutton; grandchildren, Karmelle Hendrick Marshall (Gregory) and Eric Elliott; great-grandchildren, Kamryn Simone Hendrick Robinson and Aaryn Maria Marshall and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends.

Viewing Friday, February 14, 2020 Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Avenue Service Saturday, February 15, 2020 11:00am Mt. Zion Baptist Church 900 Middlesex Street Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434

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    Gloria Hendrick says

    Sorry for you loss. We all 💘 her in our way. She will be miss by family and friends.

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    Mary Jane Teall says

    Dear Carolyn, Mr. Hendrick and family
    Extending my condolences your loss. Keeping you all in thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, Mrs. Hendrick.

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    Deacon Emeritus, Carolyn Hayes says

    May this entire dear family find additional comfort in knowing we share deeply in your loss. Mrs. Hendricks was a third generation church school teach for my family. She loved the children and loved teaching. She knew the most important gift she could give the children was the Word of God. Thank you family for sharing her with our family.❤

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    Clarence H. Garrett, III says

    So sorry to hear the passing of Mrs. Hendrick. The Hendricks have been neighbors in my old neighborhood my entire life. I’ll be praying for comfort for the family. God bless! (Kelly)

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    Debra Dyson Taylor says

    Carolyn: My deepest condolences to you and your family. How sweetly you honor your parents is pleasing in God’s sight and a testimony of His amazing grace in your life. May God’s power and love be your portion as you face the difficult days ahead.

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