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Florence Willis


Sunrise: September 4, 1924

Sunset: August 29, 2019

Florence Willis, 94, departed this life on August 29, 2019. She was born on September 4, 1924 in Virginia Beach, Virginia to the late Mary Sue Brickhouse and Robert Hill Sr. At a young age, she joined Morning Star Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. G.L. Parker in 1930. She was a member of the Senior Fellowship and the Senior Choir. After 31 years she retired from Holmes Convalescent Center as a nurse. She enjoyed cooking, knitting, traveling, spending time with her family and friends.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Junious Willis Sr. daughter, Mary Jefferson, son, Junious Willis, grandson,
Norman Jefferson. Left to cherish her memory, her son, Jonathan Willis, daughter, Earlene Elliott, grandchildren; Evangeline Jefferson, Randy Jefferson, Timothy Jefferson, Stafford Jackson, Staffon Jackson, Veronica Smith, Sherry Simpkins, Jonaka Willis-Brown, Jiya Willis, William Clay, great- grandchildren; Jamiya Brown, Jazlynn Brown, Shanice Franks, Jasmine Smith, Dominic Vinson, Valerian Jackson, Tanierra Jackson, Michelle Wiggins, Randy Wiggins, Brian Jones, Jared Stephens, Kymeshia Jefferson, Tavarras Jefferson, Mya Jefferson, Jordan Jefferson, Jakiyah Griffin, Tayion Anderson, Junious Clay, William Clay Jr., Aaliyah Clay, Aaniyah Clay, Zyriyah Clay, Shawneque Jefferson, Darrell Jefferson, Brent Harper Sr., eighteen great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing Thursday, September 5, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Friday, September 6, 2019 11:00am Morning Star Baptist Church 4780 First Court Road Virginia Beach, VA 23455 Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23502

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    Timothy Vondell Willis Jefferson says

    My beloved grandmother, who likes all things on order. With the spirit of excellence. My her spirit rest , job well done a true faithful saint. With Love your oldest grandson with love, Timothy Vondell Willis Jefferson

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    Ms. Linda Franks - (California) says

    To: Veronica Smith and Timothy Vondell Jefferson:
    My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your Grandmother. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. May God continue to Bless You. . . .

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