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Michelle D. Dandridge

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Johnny M. Clemons

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Shirley V. White

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Gregory Selby

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Carolyn K. Olds

Carolyn Ann King Olds (“Miss Ann”), 84, returned to her heavenly home on Sunday, July 21, 2024 at the Chesapeake Health and Rehabilitation Center, Chesapeake, VA.  Carolyn was born on August 2, 1939, in Norfolk, VA to the late Clarence A. King, Jr. and Mary Carter King. She was baptized at a young age receiving Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior.  She attended Norfolk Public Schools, graduating from Booker T. Washington High School, Norfolk,…...

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Shirley Anne Mobley

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Shirley A. Mobley-Hunt, affectionately known as Keisha, who left this world on July 11, 2024, at the age of 37. Shirley was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, aunt, granddaughter, and friend whose warmth and kindness touched the lives of all who knew her. Shirley was born on May 18, 1987, to Johnny Mobley Jr. and Michelle R. Mobley. She was raised…...

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Walter Clarence Pruden, Sr.

Walter Clarence Pruden, Sr. passed away Friday, July 19, 2024; he was born July 4, 1931 to Mr. Bennie and Christine Walker Pruden in Portsmouth, VA. All of his life, Walter was a faithful and devoted member of Zion Bethel United Church in Christ in Portsmouth, VA. His God given talent was a “singing voice,’ which he used to the glory of God on any occasion, lifting up the name of Jesus. Walter was a…...

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Linda M. Lucas

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Alesha D. Copeland

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Donnie G. Small

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Robert Lee Blackwell

Robert Lee Blackwell, Sr., a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and dedicated member of his community, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2024, at the age of 93. Born on March 29, 1931, in Liberty, NC, in Randolph County, he was the son of the late William Lee Blackwell and Olivia Blackwell. Robert was educated in Norfolk Public Schools. On October 4, 1950, he married Evelyn Virginia Peterson in Norfolk, VA, marking the beginning of a…...

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Bruce D. Baines

On July 14, 2024, our beloved Bruce Baines got his heavenly wings. He was a wonderful son, father, grandfather, brother, nephew and loyal friend. Family was everything to him. He grew up being a role model and protector to his brothers, sister, cousins and sons. He showed his children love and support as a loving father. He loved sports and family gatherings; that made him laugh and smile. He loved to build, give knowledge and…...

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Kyron Montee Edwards

Kyron Edwards affectionately known as Ky was born July 29, 2005, he departed this earthly life on July 15, 2024. Kyron attended Kings Fork High School in Suffolk, VA where he was introduced to the Master Barber program at the College and Career Academy at Pruden. Although he loved it, we never saw any proof of his skills of cutting anyone’s hair or his own for that matter, just tiktok videos, dancing or horse playing…...

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Cindy Rosemerry Young

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John J. Tolentino

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Irvin D. Jackson, Jr.

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Josephine F. Edwards

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Joann Edwards Rountree

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Elder Shirley Anne Ross

Elder Shirley Anne Rawls Ross, 87, of Chesapeake, Virginia was peacefully called home on Sunday, July 14, 2024, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 2, 1937, in Norfolk, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Haywood Sr. and Annie Allen Rawls. In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by nine of her siblings: Linwood Rawls, Haywood Rawls, Edward Rawls, Elizabeth R. Gains, Dorothy R. Johnson, Geneva…...

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Amber Marie Wesby

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Jamal M. Ferguson

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Ruth B. Cooke

Ruth Bell Pettus Cooke, a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and friend, passed away on July 13, 2024. Born on July 31, 1933, to the late Alice Gray Pettus and Rhuben Pettus, Ruth lived a life filled with love, service, faith, prayer, and joy. Ruth was predeceased by her devoted husband of 66 years, William Henry Cooke Sr., her son, William Cooke Jr., her brothers, Rhuben Pettus and Charles Pettus, her grandson Shawn Brooks, and her…...

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Nelson Lee Shedrick, Sr.

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Leonard Lee Russell

The family will be receiving guest on Thursday, July 18, 2024 and Friday, July 19, 2024 from 3pm to 8pm at the home of Robin Henley.  For more information contact a family member....

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Eloise D. Daniels

Death came as a whisper in the night on July 11, 2024, as our beloved Eloise D. Daniels of the 3800 block of North Ingleside Drive transitioned from her earthly body to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Eloise was born to the late Louise Campbell  Sams and Harry Sams on September 3, 1928, in Meridian, Georgia. She was educated in the public schools there and graduated from Todd Grant High School.  Eloise…...

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Helen O. Parson

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Countess P. Phillips

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Lois E. Moore

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Sally R. Jenkins

God saw you getting tired, a cure not meant to be,  So, He wrapped His arms around you and whispered, “Come to Me.”  With tearful eyes, we watched you and saw you pass away,  Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. On Wednesday, July 10, 2024, the gates of Heaven opened and welcomed home Sally “Renee” Jenkins. Renee was born on June 29, 1957, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Frank…...

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Viola M. McCoy

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Luther T. Vincent

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Arnold Grevious

Arnold Grevious was born on July 10th, 1943, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the oldest son of Norman H. Grevious and Mary E. Grevious and entered eternal rest on June 28th, 2024. He attended First Baptist Church in Cummingfield where his paternal grandfather, Charles Warren, was a minister. He later attended One Accord Church in Chesapeake, VA. Growing up, Arnold had a love for singing which he carried throughout his life. He was educated by…...

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Dorothy O. Jones

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Catherine E. Johnson

Catherine Elizabeth Johnson, known affectionately as “Mama,” “Miss Cee,” and “Miss Cat,” 86, went peacefully to be the Lord on Tuesday July 9, 2024. She was a beacon of love and kindness to all who knew her.  Born on February 1, 1938, Catherine was the eldest among her siblings, born to the late Gladys and James Johnson. She grew up in a close-knit family and graduated from Booker T Washington High School before pursuing her…...

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Larry J. Harmon

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Mario Mullen

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalms 23:1–6. Mario Mullen was born on August 9, 1973, in Portsmouth, Virginia.  He was the son of the late Charles Mullen Jr. and Paulletha Mullen. Mario joined Ebenezer Baptist Church at an early age. He was a graduate of Bayside High School, where he helped lead the Marlins to win back-to back state titles in 1990–1991. He earned the title of AAA Player of the Year in 1991.  Following…...

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Ronald Scott, Sr.

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William Robinson

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Rah’saan Hawthorne-Nixon

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Susie Ann Gabriel

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Marydell Parson

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Gregory B. Simon

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Earl Nathaniel Hill

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Ka’Nisha Hasberry

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Marzell Sims

The Lord called his loving daughter Marzell Sims home on July 2, 2024. Marzell Sims was born July 30, 1935, to the late Ira Carter and Charlene Buckingham in Aberdeen, Mississippi. She was raised by her Aunt Leona Howell. She came to know Christ at an early age. On October 14, 1961 she was united in marriage with Will B. Sims, and in that union seven children were born. She was employed at Brann’s Steakhouse…...

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Ira Turner

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Albert Lee Benson, Sr.

Albert Lee Benson Sr., fondly known as “Doc,” of Portsmouth VA passed away on July 1, 2024, at the age of 81. He was born January 1, 1943, in Chesapeake, VA (Queen City) to the late Leander Benson Sr. and Lenora Barrington. Albert was a proud graduate of Crestwood High School (The Mighty Bombers !!!),  class of 1963. He sang in the school choir and the Tri-City male chorus. This is where he met the…...

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Anthony K. Edmonds, Jr.

Anthony K. Edmonds, Jr., departed this life too soon on June 30, 2024. Anthony was born February 18, 1985, in Norfolk, VA to Anthony and Annette Edmonds. He was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Ruby Burkes, and his maternal grandparents, Walter Brown and MaeBell Dancy.  Anthony grew up in Chesapeake, VA where he attended Oscar Smith High School.  Eggie, as he was called by all who knew and loved him, loved life. He enjoyed spending…...

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Ethel R. Penn

Ethel R. (Faulcon) Penn, was born on August 13, 1955, in Halifax County, NC to the late Josephine and James Ellis Faulcon. Ethel departed this life on June 29, 2024. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and two brothers, James Faulcon, and Joe Willie Faulcon. Ethel was lovingly known by her family and friends as Marie.  Marie was educated in Norfolk Public Schools and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. She…...

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Glinda Delores Winstead

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