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Roderick Raby

Roderick Raby, 51, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2021....

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Keith Douglas Barnes

Keith Douglas Barnes passed away on April 9, 2021....

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Carroll L. Roberts

Carroll L. Roberts passed away on April 7, 2021....

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Gladys Nancy Riddick

Gladys Nancy Riddick passed away on April 14, 2021....

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Tonya A. Shell

Tonya A. Shell passed away on February 12, 2021....

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Larry Walsh Hinton, Sr.

Larry Walsh Hinton, Sr. passed away on April 14, 2021....

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Deloris Collins Hill

Deloris Collins Hill Sunrise March 23, 1930 to Sunset April 7, 2021 In memory of the life of Deloris Collins Hill She was born in Norfolk, Virginia to James Collins and Ethel Collins, she was the youngest of all their children. Deloris spent most of her younger years being raised in Florence, South Carolina with her siblings Presalee Collins, William Collins, Gertrude Collins, Ernest Collins, Clearance Collins and Marie Collins and enjoyed spending time with…...

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Demorris Ricardo Armstrong

Demorris Ricardo Armstrong passed away on April 8, 2021....

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Timothy Smith

Timothy Smith passed away on April 5, 2021....

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Charles Edward Hyman, Jr.

Charles Edward Hyman, Jr. passed away on April 13, 2021....

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Samuel Ward

Samuel Ward passed away on April 9, 2021....

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Bessie Mae Wright

Bessie Mae Wright passed away on April 11, 2021....

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William P. Felton, III

William P. Felton III, 75, quietly and peacefully slipped away to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 4, 2021. William was born  August 30, 1945, in Norfolk, VA, to the late William P. Felton II and Geraldine C. Felton. “WP” as he was affectionally called by everyone, was always loving, and understanding. He would listen to, and encourage everyone. WP attended Norfolk Public Schools and served in the United States Army. He was a…...

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Tonya M. Blount

Tonya M. Blount passed away on April 10, 2021....

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Chasity M. Mitchell

Chasity M. Mitchell passed away on April 8, 2021....

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Sammeisha Taijada McGee

Sammeisha Taijada McGee passed away on April 8, 2021....

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Annette Riddick Smith

Annette Riddick Smith passed away on April 9, 2021....

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Donald L. Bradshaw, Jr.

Donald L. Bradshaw, Jr.  In a very peaceful and quiet moment, Donald Lester Bradshaw, Jr. departed this life on April 11, 2021, in his home. He was born on July 15, 1949, in Portsmouth, VA to Donald Bradshaw, Sr. and Christine Bradshaw. Donald affectionately known as “Winkie,” was an Army Veteran. He had unconditional love for his wife, his daughter, and siblings. Winkie will be remembered for always having something funny to say, enjoying people,…...

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Willie E. Knight

Willie Elois Knight passed away on April 8, 2021 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on September 2, 1922 to the late George and Willie Dildy Knight in Portsmouth, VA. She was a 1940 graduate of I.C. Norcom High School. After attending the nursing program, she worked at Portsmouth General Hospital as a Practical Nurse. Willie was always pleasant and a kind person to be around. She was a member of the…...

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William Oris Rice

William ”Jack” Rice departed this world early morning on April 9th, 2021 after a strong battle with a lengthy illness. He was born on August 29th,1943 in Windsor, NC to Clinton and Clara (Askew) Rice. He graduated from W.S. Etheridge High School 1961 and In 1964 he married his high school sweetheart Doris Smallwood Rice, and moved to upstate New York where he served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years. While in the…...

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Ashley Marie Wilbert

On Wednesday, April 6, 2021, The LORD called an angel, Ashley Marie Wilbert to her heavenly home. Ashley M. Wilbert was born March 24, 2000 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was educated in the Va. Beach Public Schools, where she graduated from Landstown High School. She worked for the Hope House Foundation. Her hobbies were watching her favorite football team, the 49ers and playing on her PlayStation. However, most of all, she loved being with…...

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Kaivon L. Lee

Kaivon L. Lee passed away on April 7, 2021....

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Alfonsa Cabrera-Vega

Alfonsa Cabrera-Vega passed away on April 8, 2021....

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Juritus Thatch

Celebrating the Life of Juritus Annette Scott Thatch Juritus Annette Scott Thatch, daughter of Mr. Quincy, Sr. (deceased), and Mrs. Josephine Scott, peacefully transitioned from this life and into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at home surrounded by loved ones. Juritus was born August 29, 1942 and was raised in the Liberty Park and Oakwood areas of Norfolk, Virginia, where she attended Liberty Park, Bowling Park and Oakwood Elementary Schools and was a…...

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Anthony Norman

On April 3, 2021 our family circle was broken when the Lord called home our beloved Anthony “Tony” Raymond Norman. He was born on October 26, 1988 in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital to Coleen Norman and the late Anthony Raymond Wagner. He was educated in the Norfolk Public School System and employed with Big Bucks Distributing. Along with his father Anthony was predeceased by his grandparents, Naomi Epps, Marie and Clifford Wagner. He is survived…...

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James Taylor, Jr.

James Taylor, Jr. passed away on April 7, 2021....

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Nathan Oswald Stiff, Jr.

Deacon Nathan Oswald Stiff, Jr. peacefully transitioned into his eternal rest on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.  He was the youngest son of four children born to Nathan Stiff, Sr. and Geraldine J. Stiff on March 31, 1954. Nathan graduated from Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk, Virginia class of 1972.  Six months after graduating high school, Nathan joined the United States Army where he served four years active duty.  Following his active…...

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Nehemiah M. Brown III

Nehemiah M. Brown III passed away on March 31, 2021....

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John R. Blunt

John R. Blunt passed away on March 31, 2021....

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Stephanie Michelle Holmes

Stephanie Michelle Holmes passed away on April 6, 2021....

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Bentum R Clark

Bentum R. Clark passed away on April 6, 2021....

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Mildred Stancil Hinton

On Monday, April 5, 2021, at age 98, Mildred S. Hinton was called home to be with the Lord with her daughter Martha by her side. Mildred was born in Edgecombe County, NC on October 21, 1922.  She moved to Norfolk, VA and raised her 6 son’s and 2 daughter’s in Bowling Park.  She helped establish a Tutoring Program at the Bowling Park Recreation Center for the youth.  She was a loyal member of the NAACP and…...

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Pastor James B. Sharp

SON……HUSBAND……FATHER…...FAITHFUL SERVANT……PASTOR EMERITUS  Reverend Doctor James Benjamin Sharp left his earthly home on March 30, 2021, two months after saying goodbye to his wife of 73 years, Laura Goldie Althea Scott Sharp. Son: Rev. Dr. James B. Sharp was born on January 17, 1925 to Bennie and Emma Sharp. While growing up on a farm in Harrellsville, North Carolina. ‘Buddy B.,’ as he was affectionately called, attended Calvin S. Brown High School in Winton, North…...

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Margaret E. Campbell

Margaret Elizabeth Campbell, 88 of Norfolk, Va. peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at home with her family and friends celebrating her life. She was born to Russell Washington and Maggie Riddick on September 12, 1932 in the Oakwood section of Norfolk, Va. Margaret enjoyed her life of being the mother of eleven children.  As an only child her prayer was to have many offspring to love with the guidance of the Lord.…...

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Wilbur Isaiah Hinton

Wilbur Isaiah Hinton, age 67, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021. He was born in Norfolk, VA to Wilbur and Florence Hinton and a resident of Portsmouth, VA for over 40 years. Wilbur is survived by former spouse, Valerie Hinton, sons Isaiah Hinton and Demetrius Hinton; brother Bertram Demetrius Hinton (Angela), nephew Pastor Bertram Demetrius Hinton Jr. (Nickie); niece Cherie Nicole Graham (Joe), and a host of other relatives and friends. Wilbur was a…...

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Shirley Lee Reid

SHIRLEY LEE WHITE REID was born October 24, 1937, to Archie “Pete”White and Mattie Barrington White. She attended the public schools of Norfolk and was a proud graduate (1954) of Booker T. Washington High School. After high school, she worked for Colonial Stores Distribution, Hofheimer’s Shoes Distribution and later was employed at Lillian Vernon as a Customer Service Representative until her retirement. As a young adult, Shirley joined the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ…...

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Thomas P. Day

Thomas P Day took his final rest March 23, 2021. His journey began October 24, 1967 when he was born to Mary Hines and the late Johnnie Day. He was formally educated in the Portsmouth public school system and had an interesting career path that included working at the casinos in Atlantic City, barbering, car salesman, and truck driving (among other endeavors). Thomas is survived by his mother Mary Hines, six children (Phillip Wilson (Jasmine),…...

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Joel Baum, Jr.

On Sunday August 1, 1926, Joel Baum Jr. was born in Corapeake, N.C. He was raised in Creswell, N.C. alongside with his brother Herbert Baum and his cousin Virginia Baum Jackson.  It was on Resurrection Sunday, April 4, 2021 that Joel Baum Jr. (94) gained his heavenly wings at home in Chesapeake, Virginia. He worked at Norfolk Airport Piedmont Airline for 36 years. As a devoted Christian, Joe loved the lord and was an active member…...

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Marlene West Randall

Marlene West Randall Marlene West Randall, the daughter of the late James E. West and Gladys West Pretlow, was born on October 18, 1934 and raised in South Norfolk.  On Thursday, April 1, 2021, she peacefully made her transition to be with the Lord.  She was an active member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Portsmouth, Virginia as well as her community. Graduating from Booker T. Washington High School at the age of 15, education…...

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Tyrone Lee

Tyrone Lee passed away on March 23, 2021....

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Emma L. Mills

Emma L. Mills passed away on March 30, 2021....

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Willis A. Cowell, III

Willis A. Cowell, III passed away on March 26, 2021....

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Julius Wayne Moore, Sr.

A legend is typically described as someone who makes an undeniable positive impact on the lives of those around them.  One name comes to mind for our family when you think of the word Legend, and that name is Julius Wayne Moore Sr. His presence filled every room he entered, and those in that room received him with open arms. A talent that not many possess, but he did. He had accomplished during his stay…...

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Octavious Bellamy, Sr.

Octavious Bellamy, Sr., 74, of Norfolk passed away on March 31, 2021. Born in Whitakers, NC, he was the son of the late Adell Bellamy Gorham and the late Octavious Draughn, Jr. Octavious retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 20+ years of service. He was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA and The Word Church, Richmond, VA. A faithful man of God, Octavious served on the Deacon and Men’s Usher Ministries and…...

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N’Jiel Netwon Christmas

N’Jiel Netwon Christmas passed away on March 24, 2021....

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Deontae L. S. Richardson, Sr.

Deontae, affectionately known to his friends as “Kimbo”, attended Northern High School in Durham, NC. He was a self employed roofer and independent contractor where he loved to demonstrate his skills taught to him by his father, Kevin. Deontae began is Christian journey as a youth at New Kingdom Harvest Int’l Church, Norfolk, VA until his family relocated to Durham, NC where he was an active participant in youth services at United For Christ Church.…...

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Phillip James Price, II

Phillip James Price II, the son of the late Phillip Sr. and Jessie Mae Price, was born on April 2, 1960 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Phillip graduated from Kempsville High School. After graduation, he began working at Norshipco in Norfolk, Virginia. After a few years, Phillip transitioned over to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Through many years of hard work and perseverance, Phillip became a Nuclear Work Packaging & Control Material Manager. Phillip was always good at…...

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Irving Carlton Jones

Irving Carlton Jones passed away on March 1, 2021....

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Willie Mae Robinson

Willie Mae Robinson, 71 earned her heavenly wings, Monday, March 22, 2021 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Frank B. and Willie Katie Saunders Robinson and sister, the late Shelvy M. Robinson. Willie Mae’s early education began in the Chesapeake Public School System.  She was a 1967 graduate of Crestwood High School. She attended Norfolk State University where she was a Social Work major. Willie Mae…...

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Mildred M. Brown

Our Beloved Mildred “ Lil Mama “ Brown has gained her wings to return to our Heavenly Father on March 28, 2021. She was born on January 12, 1965 from Mildred M Brown and late William C Brown Sr in the Berkley area of Norfolk Va. Lil Mama was Well known for her Ambition and determination Graduating from Lake Taylor High and later Attended Va Commonwealth. With a heart that pours into her food, she was well…...

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