Vernelsa J. James

Sunrise: February 3, 1955

Sunset: September 12, 2020

Vernelsa Janet James, 65, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020. She heard the call and answered, as she quietly slipped away to rest with the Lord. She was born on February 3, 1955, Vernelsa was the daughter of the late Martha James. She was the second oldest child, as her brother died, January 9, 2016 and he was the oldest of three. The baby of the family was her twin sister Arlean James Hill. Vernelsa attended Granby High School, where she graduated in 1974 and later attended Norfolk State University. Vernelsa retired from the Federal Government and she also employed with Dilake as her second job.

Left to cherish her precious memoires, two sons; Delando A. James and Dante P. James; her twin sister who loved her dearly, Arlean James – Hill; her precious grandchildren, Kareem James, De’yanni James, Rashaad James, Laylah
James and Dante James Jr; a host of nieces, nephews, cousin and devoted friends. May she rest in peace forever more.

Viewing Monday, September 21, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment 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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    John Hill says

    Another soul gone home arlean you have our deepest condolences and we wish you well the Hills family in new orleans and god bless

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    isiah hill says

    Cynt and Ike sends our condolences to u and ur family may God be with u and ur family in ur time of need and may God mend every broken hearts from New Orleans, La.

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    Lorraine Badon says

    To Arlene and family all have our condolences I pray that Jesus will hold you in his arms earth has no sorry that heaven can not hea from the Badon and the Ancars in New Orleans,Louisiana love you.

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    Janet Morgan says

    To Arlene and family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your sister. I know how close you were both to each other. Be Encouraged. Janet/Alton’s sister

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