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Pearl Loyd

Miss Pearl Loyd was born to the late Eddie Loyd and Carrie Dinkins Loyd on November 5, 1953 in Sumter, South Carolina. She peacefully departed this earth on Wednesday, November 26, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. She was a graduate of Benedict College, Columbia, SC. In 1995 she moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she began a career as a Bacteriologist employed by the State of Virginia. After retirement, she remained…...

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Odessa Jacocks

Odessa Elizabeth Jacocks passed away early Thanksgiving morning at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare after a very brief illness. A native of Norfolk, VA., she grew up in the Deep Creek section of Chesapeake, VA and was a proud graduate of Crestwood High School’s Class of 1962. She was the wife of Malverse A. Nicholson Sr. and a daughter of the late James Jacocks Sr. and Mrs. Annie Mae Jacocks. She was predeceased by a brother, William…...

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Robert L. Watson

Robert L. Watson passed away November 28, 2020....

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Lucinda H. Riddick

Lucinda H. Riddick passed away on November 29, 2020....

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Jerome Washington

Jerome Washington passed away on November 18, 2020....

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Evangelina L. Bolt

Evangelina L. Bolt passed away on November 27, 2020....

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Larry Foreman

Larry Foreman passed away on November 30, 2020....

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Beatrice Hurdle

Our Beautiful and precious Beatrice “Bea” Hurdle, transitioned to her heavenly home on November 26, 2020. As always in line with God’s timing, she was called to be with the Lord as many prepared for a day of fellowship with family and friends.  Her calling home to glory on this day, was one we pray we all will be able to see.  She departed from her earthly family, only to join our Heavenly Father.   She…...

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Charles E. Turner, III

Reverend Charles E Turner III Sunrise September 21, 1965  Sunset  November 24, 2020 Imagine being called for God’s work at the age of 7. Instead of being in Sunday school, Charles at an early age would often be found tinkling on the piano. By the age of 12, a church called him to play for their service.  He played on a large pipe organ for a choir where he could barely reach the foot pedals…...

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Carlton E. Turner

Carlton E. Turner passed away November 26, 2020....

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Anthony Edward Holloway, Sr.

Anthony Edward Holloway, Sr. passed away on November 23, 2020....

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Charlene B. Keeley

On the morning of Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, Charlene Barnetta Keeley was called by God to her heavenly home.  She was born September 1, 1946 in Memphis, Tennessee to Charles R and Willa Mae Warren.  She passed away at home with her husband, Lee Andrew Keeley, Sr. by her side.  She and Lee, Sr. were married in 1964 and had three children (Anthony Keeley, Stephanie Keeley-Holmes, and Lee Keeley Jr.(Tamail)). Charlene was a dedicated…...

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Maria Victoria Sepulveda

Maria Victoria Sepulveda, 67, formerly of Providence, RI, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 in Chesapeake, VA. Maria was a spirited and vibrant woman, born on February 11, 1953 in Rio Piedra, Puerto Rico. Maria lived an incredible life of influence over many. She was an accomplished graduate of John and Wales College (University) and received several degrees including a BS in Business Administration and a BS Business Management. Maria was multi-talented in the…...

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David Douglas Harris, Sr.

In Loving Memory David Douglas Harris December 21, 1925 – November 28, 2020   David Douglas Harris Sr. went peacefully home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 28, 2020.   He was born December 21, 1925 and was the son of the late David and Sarah Harris of Richmond, Va.  Educated in the Norfolk Public School system, David graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and received an Associate’s degree from Norfolk State University.…...

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Robert E. Finnell

Robert E. Finnell passed away on November 26, 2020....

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Anna C. Ricks

Anna C. Ricks passed away on November 25, 2020....

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Dorothy Mae Gray

Dorothy Mae Gray passed away on November 25, 2020....

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Mary L. Dawson

Mary L. Dawson passed away on November 24, 2020....

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Ricky Ricardo Welch

Ricky Ricardo Welch passed away on November 24, 2020....

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Willie Mae Clark

On Sunday, November 22. 2020 the Lord saw fit to call Pastor Willie Mae Clark home. Willie Mae Saunders was born to the late Charles and Helen Saunders in Scottland Neck, North Carolina on October 9, 1933. Her father died at a young age and her mother, grandmother, sister, aunts, and uncles came to Norfolk, Virginia in the year of 1939. She attended John T. West School and was promoted to Booker T. Washington High…...

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Agnes C. Cowell

Agnes C. Cowell passed away on November 24, 2020....

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Leon B. Fuller

Leon B. Fuller passed away on November 2, 2020....

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Keontay T. Harris

On Thursday November 19, 2020 our All-wise and Sovereign God called our son Keontay Tyrone Harris to enter into his Kingdom. Keontay Tyrone Harris was born August 13, 1992 in Norfolk, Virginia to Drenda Menser and Anthony Anderson.  “Kee-Kee” had an infectious joy, sense of humor and he lived his life to the fullest. As a young man Kee-Kee played football for the Black Knight Cavaliers under the leadership of Coach Chris Lambert and Carlos Harris.  Coach…...

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Pansy E. McInnis

Pansy E. McInnis passed away on November 22, 2020....

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Shelia L. Cherry Gilliam

Shelia Lynetta Cherry Gilliam received her crown of glory on November 18, 2020 surrounded by family and friends. Shelia was born November 4, 1950 to the late Robert Sr. and Margaret Cherry of Norfolk Virginia. Shelia took her passion for cooking and made a career of it. She worked for Norfolk Public Schools Central Kitchen, a Lead Cook for Sentara Healthcare, Catering Coordinator for Sodexo at CHKD, In 2003 Shelia started Success Catering by Shelia…...

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Gladys M. Goodhope

Gladys M. Goodhope passed away on November 23, 2020....

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Kenneth Karl Evans, Jr.

Kenneth Karl Evans, Jr., 52 years old passed away on October 16, 2020. He was born on October 14, 1968. To My Love,  To My Friend, My Provider, My Husband, Mr. Kenneth Karl Evans Jr. I will always love you forever for all you have done for me, my love, and for our marriage I will treasure for the rest of my life. You will always be my “Pussycat” and I will always be your…...

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Abram D. Randle

Abram Dontae Randle, age 31, of Norfolk, departed this world to be with the Lord on November 18,2020. Abram attended Maury High School and Virginia State University. Entrepreneur and co-founder of Fame Gang Live & Music group, Seven57 Worldwide, and owner of DankD oz Closet....

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Carolyn Anne Ridley

As many prepared to enjoy Thanksgiving, November 20, 2020 Jesus prepared to receive His daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Anne Ridley. Born May 20, 1947, to the late Welton and Harriett Wood in Norfolk, VA. Carolyn was raised in a loving Christian home with her 12 brothers and sisters. A daughter of the Norfolk Community, known as Titustown, Carolyn was educated in the Norfolk Public School System and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. Growing into…...

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Carolyn Ann Steward

On Tuesday, November 19, 2020, Carolyn Ann Steward a native of Norfolk, Virginia quietly entered into eternal rest.  She was born on September 2, 1943, and as a native of Norfolk, she attended Booker T. Washington High School. Carolyn became a member of the Little Zion Missionary Baptist where she was a devoted member and enjoyed and served the Lord. She enjoyed her trips with the Seniors of Little Zion and loved fishing. She worked…...

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Malcom M. Everett

Malcom M. Everett passed away on November 19, 2020....

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Jerome Washington

Jerome Washington passed away on November 18, 2020....

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Barry Tompkins

Barry Tompkins passed away on November 14, 2020....

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Felicia E. Cofield

On November 17, 2020, our beloved Felicia Cofield answered the Master’s Call to rest with the angels, at the tender age of 51. Felicia was born on October 13, 1969 to Ms. Cofield. Felicia leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Frank Chapel; her children, Nikita Cofield, Deontae Cofield, and Christina Cofield, all of Portsmouth, VA; one brother, Chris Cofield (Mrs. Sandra Cofield) of Portsmouth, VA; one aunt, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins,…...

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Calvin Lee Tatem, Sr.

If prayer changes nothing, why pray “in everything”? (Philippians 4:6)…God promises that people who pray are far better off than people who don’t: things do change for the better through prayer (James 4:2-3 and Matthew 7:7-11). Calvin Tatem always said pray, just pray. We always new that if we prayed it will always work out. On Wednesday November 18, 2020 our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, husband, uncle, and brother departed life at the age…...

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Amanda Trotter

Amanda Trotter was called home on November 19, 2020. There she was reunited with her father, Linwood Wilson; mother, Clementine Hardy-Wilson; two sisters, Constance Smith and Vergie Simms. Amanda was a fun, loving, caring woman, high powered spirit, bright eyes, and beautiful smile could light up a room. She was a very lovable person and people gravitated towards her. To know her was to love her. Her pride and joy was her faith in God,…...

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Johann Holder

Johann Marlon Glen Holder will be lovingly remembered as the husband of Cheris, step-father of Zaire, son of Herbert and Kathleen Holder, grandson of Learvion Glen and Avis Holder, Leslie and Ina Gittens, the brother of Jevon, Jason, Joleen and Jerren Holder, uncle of Ava Marie and Ayanna, nephew of Leslie, Harold, June, Anthony (all deceased), Courtney, Vilma, Andrew, Glenda, Gregory and Glen Jr. and cousin and friend of many....

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Alexander Holland

Alexander (Smith) Holland, 69, of Chesapeake VA passed away and got his wings on November 18th, 2020 of a chronic medical condition, where he managed his illness with strength and grace and wanted to spend as much time with his loved ones as possible. On his final day, he was surrounded by his child Tonia. Who he adored more than anything else in the world. Alexander studied at Thomas Nelson Community College, majoring in Science.…...

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Arlene O. Harris

Sister Arlene Harris was born July 2, 1936 to the late George Dorsett, Sr. and Frances Dorsett. She is survived by her husband, James Harris; her children, Sylvester Murray (Alberta), Phoebe Wilson, Mark McCall (Tonya), Diedra Williams (Junius), Alice Reese, and Jannette Carter (Phillip). Arlene dedicated her life to Jehovah God. She loved talking to everyone she came in contact with. helping them to get to know Jehovah as well. She was a nurse of…...

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John Victor Mallozzi

John Victor Mallozzi, 58, Norfolk, VA passed away Sunday, November 15th surrounded by family.  He is survived by his father, Joe Mallozzi (Maureen) Ambler, PA; Joe Mallozzi (Deanna) Arizona; Anthony Mallozzi, Atlantic City, NJ; Jim Carland (Kara) Petersburg, NJ; Bill Carland, Marmora, NJ; Michael Carland, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, and his aunt, Dianne Chieffo (Frank) Mays Landing, NJ, and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews.  He was predeceased by his mother, Doris Carland (Chieffo)…...

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Leon D. Harrison, Jr.

On November 16, 2020 our Beloved Leon D. Harrison, 23 unexpectedly left the earthly realm to ascend into our God’s loving arms. Leon was born November 20, 1996 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he also transitioned to be at rest with his heavenly Father. He was the only son and a blessing to Leon Wilson and Stacey Harrison Armstrong whom affectionately loved him with all their hearts. They devoted their time, love, and countless…...

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Jonathan Lee Bassette

Jonathan Lee Bassette, 29, born June 19, 1991 departed this life on November 14, 2020 onto his heavenly reward. He was born to Darlene Winston – Snead and Barry L. Bassette in Petersburg, VA. He went on to receive his GED and as a child he knew the Lord and could quote the chapters of the bible at two years old. Jonathan grew up in Norfolk, VA, a loving son, father, and friend. Preceding him in…...

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Curtis M. Faison

Curtis McRay Faison, Sr., 68, departed this life on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 surrounded by his family, at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Curtis was born to the late Addie Vinson Faison and the late Tom Faison on February 29, 1952 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Curtis spent his early years in Portsmouth, Va. and later relocated to Chesapeake, Va. where he lived with his foster parents, the late Annie Bell and the late Lorenzo…...

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Taj Ahmad Heckstall, Jr.

Taj Ahmad Heckstall, Jr. passed away on November 13, 2020....

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Inena Nicole Tatem

Ms. Inena Nicole Tatem loving daughter of Cynthia Tatem was born December 25,1983. “Nena” was a very caring and loving mother, daughter, sister and friend to others. In the year of 2004 during her pregnancy of her beautiful daughter she became ill. Inena received her GED from Oscar Smith High School, she also attended TCC University. Inena attended church under the leadership of Bishop George N Battle. Nena was predeceased by her grandparents, William McFee…...

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Rupert R. Batson

Rupert Rixford Batson, 82 years, born in Barbados, known to many of his peers as “Puff or Benley”. He passed away peacefully Monday, November 16, 2020. He resided in U.S for over 50 years. Rupert worked in the hotel industry and was an avid reader and enjoyed watching westerns, studying the bible. He was very determined man. One of his many great traits was hard working ethics; this is something he passed down to all…...

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Steve Williams

Steve Williams passed away on November 10, 2020....

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Morris “Zeke” Winston

Our family circle that was so closely woven together with a very strong bond of love and devotion to one another. It was broken when death visited us and removed “Zeke”, to receive him is his mother, Yvonne Evans; sisters, Elizabeth Powell, Francis Powell and Lorraine Welsh; brothers; William Winston and Frank Powell, Jr.; beloved grandparents, Dewey and Nannie Shaw. Morris “Zeke” Winston was born August 20, 1952, in Portsmouth VA. He was the oldest…...

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Wynar Baker

Wynar Baker passed away November 16, 2020....

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Rodney A. Robinson, Sr.

On November 12, 2020, Julia Miller and Rodney Solomon gathered their wings and captured their son, Rodney “Nub” Robinson at the age of 52. “Nub” was born and raised in Norfolk, VA and is well known in the Grandy Park Community. He leaves to cherish his memory his only daughter, LaKisha Robinson; two sons, Rodney Robinson, Jr. and Dontee’ Robinson; four granddaughters and soon to be five grandsons. He also leaves four brothers, one sister…...

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