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Florence Boone James


Sunrise: November 23, 1920

Sunset: February 16, 2021

Florence Boone James was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, February  16, 2021. Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia and educated in the Norfolk public school system.  She became a Practical Nurse, which afforded her the enjoyment of being a care giver.  She started out working with special needs and children who were abandoned at Saint Mary Infant Home.  Later she went on to provide care for adults until her retirement.

She was a devoted loving family member  and friend.  She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter,  Maxine A. Bowser (Elder Charles Bowser), son, Otis E. James.  Three granddaughters: Jonelle Mason (Deacon Gregory Mason), Valeria Fulwood, Tresha Evans (Andre).  Three grandsons:  Charles Earl Bowser, Chartros S. Bowser, Chartagan D. Bowser (Brittany). Eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Several nephews and nieces. One special nephew, William H. Boone, Jr and his spouse, Mary and two sons, Nash and Eric.  A special niece, Sandra Boone.

Due to the COVID Pandemic, the family will not be receiving friends at the home, but will receive friends at Metropolitan, Granby  Street on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 4 to 6pm for an open viewing.  

All attending is  requested to comply with all CDC/VDH guidelines.

Viewing Friday, February 26, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Saturday, February 27, 2021 11:00am United House of Prayer for All People 1206 Church Street Norfolk, VA 23504 Interment Calvary Cemetery 1600 Saint Julian Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    MISSY. REGINA FAITH WILLIAMS says

    I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL PERSON. AND A GREAT COOK. SHE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. WE ARE PRAYING FOR THE FAMILY. GOD BLESS

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    Sis. Dorothy Askew - Etheridge Family says

    To the James family, I send my sincere sympathy, “God is still in control of our lives ”

    Gracefully yours!

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    St. Barbara Britt Hinton & Family says

    To the James family, I send
    my deepest sympathy. Praying your strength in the Lord.

    Sorrowfully yours!

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