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Sheila Ned


Sunrise: January 13, 1943

Sunset: May 7, 2020

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die…”         -Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

A TIME TO BE BORN:  Sheila Ned was born January 13, 1943 to Joseph Eugene Williams and Gloria Smith in Portsmouth, Virginia. On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family, Sheila went home to be with the Lord at the age of 77 years.

A TIME TO LOVE: Sheila Ned was wed to Ivory Ned Sr. for 54 years.  To this union was born 5 beautiful children.

A TIME TO BE A SERVANT:  Sis. Sheila gave her life to the Lord over 40 years ago.  Her service to the Lord included being a faithful Missionary.  She also enjoyed serving the Lord at church in several capacities such as ushering, working in the kitchen, and altar working.   She found would find any and all things for her hands to do in the house of the Lord, one that she especially enjoyed was being a nurse and caring for the people of the congregation.

A TIME OF MEMORIES:  Sheila enjoyed having fun bowling with her women’s league, shopping, and doing activities with the church.  Sis. Sheila loved dressing up and looking “sharp” at church with her great sense of style of clothes and shoes.  When her children were young, she attended Aenon Bible College to grow in her knowledge of the Lord. The one thing she loved the most is traveling with her husband “Ned”. Her favorite song is “Jesus is Love”.

A TIME TO CHERISH:  Preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Smith; sister, Mona Dickerson; son, Ivory Ned Jr.

She leaves to cherish to her memory; her loving husband, Ivory Ned Sr.; sisters, Cathy Smith, Gloria (John) Sayles; Children, Carla Singleton, Tracy Brown, Alton Ned, Sheila (Shaunte) Ned, and a host of grandchildren Jennifer, Elizabeth, Anthony Jr., Walter Josef, Andrease,,Onea,Malik,Omari,Jadon. Great Grand Tristian, Trinity, Arria, Ahdrii,

Alandre. Aunt Betty Lou Lewis, Host of cousins, nieces, Nephews sister in-laws , brother in-laws Special Friend Missionary Gailliard and Pearl Newbie of CA and abundance of friend she has grown to love over the years.

Viewing Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service Friday, May 22, 2020 11:00am Mt. Zion IND Christian Community Church 2345 E. Indian River Road Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran's Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Betty Lewis says

    To my loving family:
    You have lost a wife,you have lost a mother, you lost a sister, you lost a friend. I have lost a neice and a friend. I look forward to seeing her again in the new paradise here on earth in the near future.
    (Ps 37:11,22,29).
    My family, may you find comfort in God’s (Jehovah ) word in this time of sorrow. Revelation 21:4,5 says that Jehovah God will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more . What a wonderful promise to look forward too. There will be a resurrection of the dead into that paradise.
    Love Auntie

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    Gloria Sayles says

    Hi my Sista Sheila, I greet you in the name of Love. I know your physical body is gone. I know your Spirit loves on.I just want to let you know that I love you so very much. I feel deep down in my Soul that you loved me the Same. Rest in Peace My Sista Sheila . I will remember you in my Heart.

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    SALENA Hudson says

    To my precious cousins family and friends. I’m sorry for the loss of our love one. I’m praying we will have all the time we need for healing tears to soften the heartache, for gentle walks through years of memories, and for God’s infinite love to fill the empty places with His everlasting hope and peace. Psalms 34:18 The Lord is close to the broken hearted and saved those who are crushed in spirit. I love Sheila very much, she was a woman of God and she love to praise the Lord. I will miss our times we spent together. Especially our times at the YMCA. We will see her again, all of those who are saved. Who have excepted Jesus as there saviour. John14:6 Jesus said, I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father excepted through me. Jesus under stands grief, and he loves us very very much! Love you all, Salena

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