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Rosetta L. Moseley

On Monday, May 31, 2021, our family circle was broken when Mother Rosetta Lee Moseley was called home to be with the Lord. She was born on March 5, 1921 in Chesapeake, Virginia to the late Rev. Samuel Lee and Elizabeth Burress Lee. She graduated from Providence High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, and studied Dietetics/Nutrition, and Sewing at Norfolk State College. Rosetta accepted Christ at an early age, and has been a devoted member of…...

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Isis N. Tutankhamen

On May 30, 2021 GOD called our beloved Theatta Scott, aka ” Isis Tutankhamen ” home. She was born to the late Henry T. and Gracie W. Scott on September 7, 1954. Theatta was a graduate of John Yeates Highschool and later furthered her studies at Tidewater Community College and Norfolk State University, majoring in the Library Sciences. Theatta was employed for 16 years at T.J. Maxx stores and loved by all of her coworkers.…...

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Bobby Ray Scarboro

Our beloved Bobby Ray Scarboro, entered in to rest on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at the age of 68. Bobby was born on Thursday, October 30, 1952 in Mt. Gilead North Carolina to Reverend John and Zelma Scarborough. At a very early age, Bobby accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior under Mt. Zion AME Zion Church. Bobby was educated in Mt. Gilead Public Schools and went on to serve in the United States Navy.…...

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Cecilia Ann Cromwell

Mrs. Cecilia Ann Cromwell-Clarke “Peaches” 64, the daughter of Celia and Oliver Cromwell, was born October 30,1956 in Metropolitan hospital and passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021, with her family by her side. Cecilia was a beloved wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, cousin, aunt and friend. She was loved by all who came around her, her love and care for people was irreplaceable and will greatly be missed. She loved her family and friends beyond…...

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Carl Lawrence Bond, Jr.

Carl Lawrence Bond, Jr. passed away on May 31, 2021....

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Reginald Lee Peele

Reginald “Reggie” Lee Peele departed this life on Saturday, May 29, 2021. He was the son of Walter and Daisy Peele and was born November 9, 1954. He lived much of his life in Portsmouth, Virginia. He attended Portsmouth Public Schools. He worked in construction for several years. He loved sports. In 2018 he married Carroll Harris.  He attended and served as an usher and pastoral support at Greater Mt. Zion Tabernacle church in Portsmouth.…...

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Ursula S. Harris

Mrs. Ursula Schmitt Harris was born on September 26, 1026 at Krotoszyny, Poland. She is the daughter of Frederyk Schmitt of Bornheim near Bonn, Germany, and the late Josefa Szarafinska of Crotmurio, Poland. They married in 1913 and had three, (3) children, the late Edmond, the late· ‘Irene Schmitt/Bucher of Frankfurt, Germany, and Ursula who escaped to Germany in 1946. Ursula. was educated in Poland and Germany, and is fluent in three languages, Polish, German…...

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Carolyn A. Hines

Early, Sunday morning, May 30, 2021, our God sent forth his powerful angel to accompany his dedicated servant, and our beloved, Carolyn Philpot Hines, from this time and place to his eternal realm. Carolyn was born to the late Holbert Leon Philpot and Margaret Ann Jones on Thursday, August 11, 1949 in Conroe, Texas. Upon the untimely death of her father in 1952, Carolyn returned to Norfolk, Virginia with her late mother, Margaret. Carolyn received…...

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Hilda D. Perry

Hilda D. Perry, also known as “Lois”, was called home on Saturday, May 29, 2021, to be with the Lord. Hilda was born, February 10, 1952 in South Norfolk, Virginia to the late LaSalle and Viola Owens. She was preceded in death by two brothers, LaSalle, Jr. and Willie Owens; two sisters, Elizabeth Jones and Betty Whitehead; her children’s father Arthur Perry and beautiful daughter, Dominique Owens. She is also preceded in death by her…...

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Devon Cornelius Drake

Devon Cornelius Drake passed away on May 30, 2021....

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Clifton P. Edwards

Clifton Paul Edwards, age 77, passed May 28, 2021, at Maryview Hospital in Portsmouth, VA.  He was born on January 3, 1944, in Northampton County, NC to the late Eddie Thomas Edwards and Essie Mae Branch-Edwards.  Clifton received his education from Northampton Public Schools. Clifton worked for Norfolk Veneer for 30 plus years and Portsmouth Roofing until he retired.  He was a member of The Church of God in Christ, Norfolk, VA until he was…...

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Eric M. Cross

Eric Marcell Cross was born on September 19, 1967 in Portsmouth, VA to Edward Allen Cross (deceased) and Sandra Marie Cross. He departed this life on May 26, 2021 at his residence.  Eric attended Woodrow Wilson High School, after graduating he enlisted into the military. He served in the United States Army and upon completion of his time  Eric went on to become a Certified Masonry as well as HVAC Mechanic and skilled in an…...

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Christian A. Barnes

Christian Aniyah Barnes, age 13 passed away at her home in Suffolk, VA on Saturday, May 29, 2021. She was born on October 6, 2007 in Portsmouth, VA. Christian touched the lives of so many; our beloved shining, happy girl, the light of our lives and the star of our hearts, leaves us smiling through our tears. Christian loved Spiderman.  She also loved collecting small items to carry around with her during the day in…...

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Theron L. Hammond

Theron L. Hammond, 38 of Norfolk, Virginia transitioned  from this life on May 27, 2021. He was born on June 23, 1982 in Norfolk, VA. To Arlene Hammond (Brown) and   James Cooper. He was raised in a loving home by David Brown. “Burt” as known by most received his education at Booker T. Washington High School. Growing up you wouldn’t see him without holding his pillow and sucking his thumb. He loved to play pool, swim…...

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Kristy Shevelle Williams

Kristy Shevelle Williams was born February 1, 1982 to Ralette Williams-Robinson and Jimmy Langley. Kristy was very talented and got her spark to shine in the Norfolk Public School System. Kristy was very ambitious, hard working, and a jack of all trades. She always wanted to act and sing. Which lead her to play drums and music. If you knew her then you know her family was everything to her. She had a gentle heart…...

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Norman V. Riddick, Jr.

The  spirited and beloved father and grand-father Norman Vertavious Riddick  passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the age of 95. Norman Riddick, Jr. was born in old Princess Anne County (Virginia Beach) on December 25, 1925 to Norman Riddick, Sr. and Georgia Elizabeth (Walke) Riddick. He was  pre-ceded in death by his cherished wife Pearl Lee Riddick (Crawford).  Norman was a trailblazer and was among the black men to serve as a milkman in Hampton Roads. He eventually worked his…...

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Daphne Moseley

Daphne Moseley passed away on May 26, 2021....

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Doris Lillian Babbs

Doris W. Babbs heard the call of the Lord and accepted his hand into the gates of heaven on May 29, 2021. Doris was born on April 1st, 1937 to Arthur and Viola Willey and became one of eleven children: Henry, Rosa Lee, Alice, George, Edward, Clarence, Earl, James, Doris, Lenora, and Esther. Doris married young and during that first marriage she was blessed with two daughters, Sharon and Stephanie. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last…...

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Linda Adams Griffin

Linda Adams Griffin was called home by God May 13, 2021.  She was predeceased by her parents Clyde and Frances Adams.  She leaves behind her children John Burns, Jr., Eleanor Miles, five grandchildren, many friends and loved ones to cherish her memory.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Norfolk and LOVED THE LORD!!! She was also a published poet. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Linda’s name can be made to…...

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Blanche Alice Flemming

“Weeping May endure for the night but joy comes in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 Our love one Blanche Alice Flemming was transitioned from this life on May 22, 2021 to be with the Lord.  She was born May 26, 1939 to the late  Winford and Elizabeth. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lola Johnson and Delores Matthews. Her father later remarried and he had six more daughters and one son. She also…...

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Algy Baldwin

Mr. Algy Phillip Baldwin, age 66, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2021 in Beaufort, SC.  He was born in Norfolk, VA on February 17, 1955 as the youngest of six children to Elijah Preston and Catherine McCormick Baldwin.  Algy is affectionately known as “Baba” to his family.  He was predeceased by his parents, wife Patricia Rucker, and eldest brother Emmanuel P. Baldwin Sr. Algy is survived by his three children, a son Curtis (Turkessa) Epps of Beaufort, SC,…...

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Victor A. Moore

Victor A. Moore passed away on May 25, 2021....

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Arthur Edward Petty, Jr.

Arthur E. Petty Jr. Arthur Edward Petty, Jr. 63, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 25, 2021.  Arthur was born on August 2, 1957, to Ms. Zona Massey and the late Arthur E. Petty, Sr.  He was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He attended Olney High School, home of the Trojans, where he was a member of the gospel choir.  He graduated with honors in 1975.   Arthur was introduced…...

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Alfred J. Malin, III

Alfred (Al) Joseph Malin III was born to Alfred Malin Jr. and Bertha Malin on October 19, 1958, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the fourth of seven children. Al graduated from Norfolk Public Schools (Maury High) on June 13, 1976. After graduation, he joined the Army where he became a Motor Vehicle Mechanic, specializing in tanks. He served from 1976 to 1979 as Private First Class (PFC). Shortly after, he attended the Automotive Training…...

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Michelle Lynn Wilson

Michelle Lynn Wilson, 51, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2021 at Sentara Norfolk Heart Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born at Roosevelt Roads Naval Hospital in Puerto Rico and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Old Dominion University. She excelled as an elementary school teacher in the Norfolk Public Schools until her illness forced her to leave the classroom. Michelle was a woman of deep…...

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Sandra O. Mapp

Sandra O. Mapp passed away on May 24, 2021....

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David Lee Mapp

David Lee Mapp passed away on May 21, 2021....

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Gussie L. Hunter

“God saw you were getting tired, and a cure was not to be, so He put His arms around you and whispered softly, come to me.” Gussie Lois Hunter was born on April 23, 1932 to the late Effie Dale and John Robinson of North Carolina.  She was called to eternal rest on May 24, 2021 in her home surrounded by her children.  She is predeceased by her late husband of 46 years, William Hunter,…...

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Wilhemene Cox

On May 19, 2021, our heavenly father called home our beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Wilhemene Cox, to be present with Him. Wilhemene was born on September 4, 1952, to the late Inez Raby and the late Eugene Samuels. She was educated in the Norfolk Public Schools System. Wilhemene was employed by General Foam Plastics as a line worker for twenty-two years until she retired. Wilhemene was greatly loved and truly…...

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Carlotta C. Taylor

Carlotta C. Taylor Carlotta C. Taylor, 70 years of age, passed on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Southern Maryland Hospital. Carlotta was born June 2, 1950, in Portsmouth, Virginia to the late Robert and Mabel Taggart. She was the oldest of five children. She was retired from the Federal Government, as a Quality Assurance Specialist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Samuel E. Taylor, Jr of Waldorf, Maryland; She leaves to…...

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Geronica Smith

MR GERONICA (RONNIE GEE) SMITH of Lasser Drive, Norfolk, VA departed his life on May 22, 2021. He was born on October 24, 1950, in Norfolk, VA to the late Henry Lawrence Smith and Florence Brown Smith. He was preceded in death by his brother Carnell Smith. During his youth, Ronnie played baseball for many years with the Cavaliers baseball team. He loved fishing and could often be seen on a pier or a boat.…...

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Adell D. Fuller

On May 22, 2021, Adell Deloris Fuller exchanged time for eternity. She was born on the 21 st day of March, in the year 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia. She was the first born of the Late Edward and Adell Woodley Fuller. She completed her primary and secondary education in the Norfolk Public School District. She also attended classes at Norfolk State University. Adell worked as a Nurse Assistant for the Norfolk Health Department for 26…...

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Amanda Lavern Evans

A Celebration of Life for Amanda Lavern Evans Amanda Lavern Evans slipped peacefully into eternal rest on May 19, 2021. She was born September 6, 1970 in Norfolk, Virginia to Martha and Alphonso Greggs, Sr. Amanda matriculated in the Norfolk Public School System and graduated from Lake Taylor High School. She was employed as a housekeeper with the Larrymore Organization, a real estate management and development company. She took pride in her work and enjoyed…...

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Ruth Deloris Bryant

On Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11:31 p.m., our mom Ruth Deloris Bryant (Ruthie/Ruffie), transitioned from earth to her heavenly home. She loved the Lord and was a “True” prayer “Warrior.”   Long time proud member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (Berkley) she served on the J.W. Matthews Usher Board and the Beautification Committee. She loved attending Senior Fun Day and surprising her grandchildren with Chick- fil -A. Graduated in 1958 from Crestwood High School (Chesapeake). She traveled the world as…...

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Vernell Antionette Lee Smith

Vernell Antionette Lee Smith passed away on May 16, 2021....

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William S. Jones Jr.

William Southall Jones (Bill) was born June 15, 1940 and went to be with Lord May 19, 2021. He leaves a wife Ethel (Swanee) of 42 years ;two loving daughters, Lisa Guilford (Mark) and Anissa Jones;grandchildren,William Jones III, Barry Carpenter, Zion Carpentrer, Anaya; great grand, Liam Jones; 2 nephews;1 niece;1 aunt Leronia; cousins, and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, William Senior and Dollie Jones and his brother Eric Jones....

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Johnetta L. Smith

Johnetta L. Smith passed away on May 19, 2021....

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Eugene Bryant

On May 16, 2021, God came to return Eugene home with Him. Born on July 1st 1959 to Elizabeth and Eugene Blakney. Eugene enjoyed life and being a husband and father to Peggy, Saundra, and Regina. He would always have a joke to tell and he would always offered, a helping hand to someone who needed it. Eugene predeceased by his wife Peggy Bryant. He leave to cherish his life daughters, Saundra and Regina, Stepson,…...

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Kwame M’Wata Bem-Oko

Our beloved Kwame M’wata Bem-oko, 41, of Virginia Beach, Virginia made his transition to heaven Saturday, May 15th 2021 in Suffolk, Virginia. Born August 25th, 1979 in Manhattan, NY and raised in Columbus, Ga, Kwame was the epitome of hope and optimism. An 11 year veteran of the United States Navy, he served his country honorably. Yet it was his work with people he was most proud of. Kwame was the definition of selflessness. He…...

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Anthony V. Crosson, Sr.

On Monday, May 11, 2021, Anthony Valdez Crosson, Sr. (affectionately known as “Tony” or “Author” or “Black Lantern”, or “Keno” or “Ching Pow”) was called home to glory. He was born February 7, 1965 in Norfolk, VA to Ronald Odom, Sr., and the late Gayle Lynnette Crosson Odom. He was a graduate of Lake Taylor High School in the Norfolk Public School System and Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. Tony also served in…...

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Linda Mae Fields

Linda Mae Fields passed away on May 13, 2021....

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Miracle Kei’lin Jones-Rorls

Miracle Kei’lin Jones-Rorls passed away on May 12, 2021....

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Evelyn Gilchrist

Evelyn Gilchrist the daughter of the late, Frank Clark and Louise Epps was born December 5, 1931 in Scotland Neck, NC. Evelyn departed this life on Saturday, May 15, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones. Evelyn married the love of her life, William Paul Gilchrist affectionately known to his family as “Tyson” in September of 1950. This union was blessed with seven beautiful children. She raised them with patience, discipline, and humility. Evelyn was a…...

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Carolyn Parham

Carolyn Parham passed away on May 14, 2021....

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Calvin Wayne Cunningham

Calvin Wayne Cunningham passed away on May 17, 2021....

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Jessie Lee Odom

Mrs Jessie Lee Odom, “Ma Jessie” (July 17, 1923- May 12, 2021)   God lovingly embraced Jessie Lee Odom on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. “Ma Jessie” so affectionately called, was born on July 17, 1923. She was 97 years old. She is predeceased by her mother, Annie Lane and husband, Edward “Buddy” Odom. Ma Jesse Odom was truly an angel here on earth! She was independent, bubbly, funny, she loved every person without judgement, regardless…...

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Cindy Moureen Stuart

Cindy Moureen Stuart passed away on May 15, 2021....

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Franklin D. Smith

Franklin D. Smith passed away on May 2, 2021....

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Larry Randolph Johnson

Larry R. Johnson, 63 passed away on May 12, 2021. He was born to the late Florence Reid and the late William H. Johnson on July 29, 1957. Larry attended Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia. Larry was a funny person, would keep you laughing, you would have to know him to understand him. “He was special.” Larry was preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Johnson Wood. Larry leaves to cherish his memory is…...

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Theodore Thomas Reynolds

Theodore Thomas Reynolds was born August 10,, 1939 in Norfolk, Va. He was an Army Veteran and worked for the Civil Service.  He finished his working career with the City of Chesapeake. He attended Prince of Peace and St. Matthew’s Catholic Churches.  He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge and a member of the Moose Lodge. He sadly passed away May 12, 2021, leaving behind Rosalina Downs and her two…...

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