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Sam T. Godwin

On Saturday, February 17, 2024, Sam Trashawn Godwin was called to eternal rest while surrounded by loved ones. Sam was born on July 8, 1990 in Suffolk, Virginia to Samuel Godwin and Diane Holland. He was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend who was always well mannered, neatly groomed and stylishly dressed.  Sam loved family gatherings, talking with his senior ladies and spending time with his friends.  His hobbies included traveling, grilling, drawing, playing…...

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Curtis D. Fulford, Jr.

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Ava Yvonne Brooks

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Annie Lee Hayes

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Edward Kevin Collins

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Jacqueline Elizabeth Spruill

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Tyqwan Deonta Bailey

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McKinley Lewis Cornick

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Jerome Singletary, Jr.

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DeBorah R. Thomas

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Alvin B. Samuel, Jr.

Alvin B. Samuel, Jr. was born on May 9, 1973, in Livingston, Alabama, to the loving union of Alvin B. Samuel Sr. and Dorothy Landrum. He became a born-again believer in 2001. He transitioned to his heavenly home to be with the Lord on February 16, 2024. Alvin’s life was one of service to his country and all those around him. After graduating from Sumter County High School, he joined the military and married his…...

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Pearl Mae Turner

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Patricia Ann Johnson

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James Roland Hines

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Jerome J. Clarke

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Charles A. Copeland, Jr.

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Donnell Bright

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Norman L. Scates

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Terell Devon Williams

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Betty P. Harris

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Lettie F. Askew

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Hereminia A. Smith-Jolley

Hereminia Acquilla Smith-Jolley, also known as Mina, passed away on February 12, 2024, at the age of 76 in Norfolk, Virginia. She was born on January 5, 1948, in Portsmouth, Virginia. Hereminia was an energetic, determined, and fun-loving individual. She was highly educated and had a passion for learning. Mina was caring and loving, always putting others before herself. She was a graduate of Virginia Union University, received a Master Degree from Indiana University, and…...

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Robert Outram

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Carlos R. Brathwaite

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Winsome P. Hammonds

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Emanuel Roundtree, III

On February 14, 2024, Emanuel Roundtree, III, affectionately known as Junnie, was called home to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer. Junnie was born February 11, 1964 in Portsmouth, VA to Gloria Roundtree and the late Manuel Roundtree. Junnie attended Norfolk Public Schools and retired from Chesapeake Food Services. He was predeceased in death by his father, Manuel Roundtree. Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Gloria; sisters, LaTanya and Toy; daughters, Nastassia, Destiny and DeAsia;…...

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Willie R. Gainer

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Tracy Arrington, Sr.

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Dorek E. Hayes

On Tuesday January 16, 2024 Dorek E. Hayes passed away and was welcomed into the arms of our Lord and Savior as he  transitioned from this earthly realm into our Lord’s Eternal Peace. Dorek was born on June 9, 1980 in Norfolk,VA. He attended Bayside middle and high school where he became interested in theatre. As a Thespian, he received the opportunity to be an extra in a Civil War film, Cold Mountain starring Nicole Kidman and…...

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Lawrence Melvin Harris, Jr.

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Barbara Jean Harris-Thomas

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Joyce E. Nichols

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Nicole Lynn Brown

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David Earl Hill, Sr.

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Lawrence F. Chapman, Sr.

Lawrence F. Chapman, Sr., 90, devoted husband, father, grandfather, educator, golfer, and friend departed this life on February 12, 2024, surrounded by his wife and children. He was the son of the late Sarah MaGee and Louie Chapman, Sr. A native of Suffolk, VA, Lawrence was educated in the Norfolk Public School System and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1952. He continued his studies at the Norfolk Division of Virginia…...

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Hazel Virginia Williams

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Vance Jones, Sr.

Vance Jones Sr. was born in Merritt North Carolina on April, 19th 1932 to the late Leander and Carrie Suggs Jones. After several months of illness, Vance departed this Earthly Life at his home in Chesapeake VA and returned to his Heavenly Father on February 12th, 2024. Three children Lorenzo Landers, Vance Jones Jr., and Barbara D. Jones, preceded him in Death. Vance attended public school in New Bern, NC and left school at the age of…...

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Benjamin Randall Nesbitt

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Glenda Ann Tillery

On Monday, February 12, 2024, Glenda Tillery transitioned from earth to eternity at Norfolk General Hospital. She was born on July 14, 1952, to the late Willie and Clotie Spruill. She graduated from Booker T Washington High School in 1972. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in her younger years. She began her career at Old Dominion University as a Lab Specialist in the Biology Department in 1979. She also did Phlebotomy part-time.…...

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Naomi Stevens

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Leathia O. Jones

On Sunday, February 11, 2024, an angel of the Lord was sent to escort our precious mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Leathia O. Jones to her heavenly home. Leathia was born June 23, 1937, to the late James Edward and Eula Jones in Portsmouth, VA.  She was one of 13 children born into this union. She was educated in the Portsmouth School System and attended I.C. Norcom High School. Leathia accepted the Lord Jesus…...

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Anthony Decoursey Mitchell

Anthony Decoursey Mitchell, age 77, transitioned at Chesapeake Regional Hospital from this earthly life into eternal rest on Friday, February 9, 2024. He was born in St. Michael, Barbados on November 22, 1946, to the late Mrs. Loleta Mitchell and Mr. Percival Austin Mitchell. Tony was known as “Boo-Boo” in Barbados.  Tony attended St. Mathias Boys School in Barbados, then immigrated to the United States in 1970. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1974. A…...

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Jacqueline Yvonne Cherry

Jacqueline Yvonne Cherry, affectionately known as “Jackie”, departed this earthly life to be welcomed into God’s Kingdom on February 10, 2024, in Suffolk, Virginia at the age of 82. Jackie was born in Norfolk County (Chesapeake).  Her early years were spent in the Gilmerton area of Chesapeake where she attended school.  Jackie was a graduate of Crestwood High School, and after graduating high school she moved to Washington, DC. While in the Washington, DC/Maryland area,…...

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Saldania Harrison

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Ronnie Credle Campbell

On February 9, 2024, Ronnie C. Campbell was called home to eternal rest. He was born on October 21, 1977 to the late Ronnie Credle and Barbara Campbell-Harrington.   Affectionately known by many as ‘Fu-Fu’, Ronnie was a loving person with a wonderful sense of humor.  His loyalty to his family and friends knew no bounds, as he would protect his loved ones. He enjoyed music and will be fondly remembered for his free-spirited attitude.…...

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Arneta Marie Thagard

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Yvonne A. Boone

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Sharline Doretha Stokley

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William Michael Sills

William Sills, 73, of Portsmouth, VA passed away on February 10, 2024 in Norfolk, VA. William was born in New York to Willie Belle Sills on August 27, 1950.  He attended Portsmouth Public schools and was a 1968 graduate of I.C. Norcom High School.  He later earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Norfolk State University.  He was a veteran of Desert Storm and honorably served in the U. S. Navy for 22 years before…...

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Shirley Ann Taylor

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