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Elnora L. Jones

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Brian Ernesto Gordon

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James Edward Davis, Sr.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith” 2 Timothy 4:7 James Edward Davis, Sr., was born in Portsmouth, VA, to the late Flora Davis and Thomas T. Copeland, Sr. He was predeceased in death by his parents and several sisters, brothers and his grandson, Jacobe Davis (Deja and Raegan Davis). He was educated in Portsmouth Public School System. He received his Associate of Science Degree from…...

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Faith Nina Redding

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Cordelia A. Williams

Cordelia Ann Williams, 69 went to be with the Lord on August 31, 2023.  She was surrounded by the love of her family.  Ann was born on January 14, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia.  She was the daughter of Moses Williams, Sr. and Rosa B. Williams.  Ann was predeceased by her parents and brothers Louis A. Williams, Moses Williams, Jr. and Charles D. Williams.  She was a high school graduate of Norfolk Public Schools. Ann worked…...

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Melvin Knight

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Kameron Keith Grant

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Michael Tyson

Today we celebrate the life of Michael Louis-Pete Tyson. While the loss is grievous and we will miss his presence, we take comfort in knowing that he is resting peacefully in the presence of the Lord our God. On Friday, September 1st, 2023, Michael entered into his eternal rest in Washington, DC. Michael was born on October 5, 1990 in Norfolk, Virginia to Sharon Louise Tyson-Pete and Louis Pete. Michael was a graduate of Norview…...

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George B. Claiborne, Jr.

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Florence Odom Whitfield

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Arnando Hall

Mr. Arnando Hall, 64, of Virginia Beach, VA, departed this life on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at his residence. He was born December 19, 1958, in Wildwood, New Jersey and was the son of the late Eli Castillo and the late Gloria Hail. At an early age, he was determined to be a sailor. After graduating from Wildwood High School in 1976, he signed on as a Seaman Recruit in the U.S. Navy. His last…...

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Nancy Ruth Giles

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Mildred L. Hall-Cox

Mildred Hall-Cox entered in to rest on August 29, 2023 on Sunrise Ave, Portsmouth, VA. Mildred was a native of Rich Square, North Carolina, she was born, July 11, 1926. Mildred worked for the City of Portsmouth Parks and Recreation for 30 years. She loved to work with the children.  Thank you for the many years of service. Mildred will be missed by her daughter, Carole Jean Riddick. She also leaves to cherish her memory,…...

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Norris Barnard Robertson

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Zion Antonio Marquay Stallings

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Theresa Vann Keith

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Antonio Lamont Riddick

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Grace R. Chambers-Owens

Grace R. Chambers was predeceased my her beloved father, Gerald P. Owens, Sr.; her grandmother and Grandfather Johnnie Mae  and Lyndon Chambers.  She is survived by her brother Gerald P. Owens, Jr. She has left a host of uncles,  aunts and cousins, to cherish her memories during these 15 years....

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Lyric M. Ward

Lyric affectionately called “Lyr  Bear,” Nookie” and, “Mooey” was born on July 16, 2020, in Norfolk, VA and took her wings on August 28, 2023, at Children’s Hospital of Kings Daughter’s surrounded by her family. Lyric christening ceremony was held on November 14, 2020,  which dedicated her back to the Lord .She was special little girl that loved to pray each night before she went to bed. Lyric was a curious, joyful, and loved playing…...

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Ernestine M. Davis

Ernestine M. Davis, 90, went peacefully to be with the Lord on August 28, 2023. She was a native of  Portsmouth, VA;  however, she lived in Norfolk, VA most of her life.  She was a faithful member of Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA, where she served in the choir,  the Usher Board, and as member of the Wednesday Bible Study Class. She was known for her beautiful smile and caring manner. Her biological…...

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Crystal Evette Boney

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Lillie Doris Bond

On Sunday, August 27, 2023, the Spirit of the Living God, in His infinite wisdom, called our loved one, Lillie Doris Bond, as His own, to be at peace forever. Lillie, born on June 18, 1930, was a native of Bertie County, Windsor, North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Jerome and Sarah Speller. Lillie spent her adult life in Norfolk, Virginia. Lillie was married to the late Johnie A. Bond, Sr. for…...

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Rapheal Sumner

On August 20, 2023, God called our son, brother, uncle, cousin and best friend Rapheal Sherrod Sumner home. Rapheal was born September 3, 1991 to Calvetta Sumner and Reginal Hill, both who are residents of Norfolk Virginia. Rapheal was a graduate from Norview High School. He was a current employee of Virginia Paving Co. In Norfolk where he took great pride in doing his job. He also was a Spark driver for Walmart, after work…...

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Ronnie Anthony Gill

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Mother Naomi Hamilton Joyner

Naomi Hamilton Joyner, caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend transitioned into eternity on Monday, August 28, 2023 at the golden age of 89, surrounded by her loved ones. Naomi Hamilton Joyner was the second child and daughter of Lonnie and Amie Hamilton (both deceased), born on April 9, 1934, in Dillion South Carolina. Her young years were spent in rural Hamer South Carolina where she developed her strong work ethic and Christian beliefs working on the family farm.  While in her…...

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Ralph Lee Jordan

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Carl Alphonso Sparrow

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Garnzie West

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Ricky O. Speller

Ricky entered this world on October 21, 1956 and departed this world on August 21, 2023. He was born to the beloved Samuel (deceased) and Cora Speller in Bertie, North Carolina. Ricky studied at Christopher Newport, Newport News, VA. He pursued his dreams to serve in the United States Military, joining the Army. He received the National Defense Service Medal, The Good Conduct Medal and The Marksman M-16 Medal.  After leaving the military, he returned…...

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Melvin “Magoo” Barcliff

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Omar Jose TreVonta Williams

Omar Jose Trevonta’ Williams “O-Diddy” was born on August 8, 1998 to Femina Hawkins and his fathers Antonio Hawkins and Anthony Pearson. Omar was the youngest son of his family. He grew up in Chesapeake and Norfolk, Virginia. Omar was educated in Norfolk and Chesapeake Public Schools. He graduated from Oscar Smith High School with honors and went on to Virginia Union University majoring in Computer Science and Programming. Omar was working for Brooke Safety…...

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Marcel Denise Harris

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Ronald Lee Lewis

Ronald Lee Lewis, 65 of Chesapeake Va. Passed away on Thursday 8/24/2023.He was born January 22 1958 in Norfolk Va, to George E and Ruby L Butts. He was a man of modest means, but he had a heart of gold. He brought joy and laughter to his family and friends. He was a loving brother and father.  People know him as “Cowboy.” He was a protector. Ronald went to Norfolk Public Schools. His life…...

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Katie Bell Morgan

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Paul Steven Sadler, Sr.

Portsmouth- Paul Steven Sadler, Sr., 70, passed away at his home August 24, 2023. He was born December 6, 1952, in Suffolk, the son of Allen Odey Sadler and Elsie Miller Sadler. Steve attended Western Branch High School. Following high school he served with the U.S. Army with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg.  Steve was an enthusiastic reader and collector of books. He enjoyed numerous hobbies, music in all forms, a variety of artistic projects, and a passion…...

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Audrey Murphy

Audrey Murphy was born on June 10, 1925, to the late Willie and Helen Williams. Audrey is predeceased by her parents; husband, Willie James Murphy; her daughter, Helen Alberta Murphy and her sons, Thomas James, Leroy, and Curtis Murphy. Audrey was born on the Eastern Shore and later lived in Delway, North Carolina before settling in Virginia.    Audrey worked for Portsmouth Public Schools for over 40 years before retiring to spend time with her family. She was…...

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Ronnie Ore

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths For His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, For you are with me; Your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me In the presence of my enemies.…...

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Kamontre M.T. Allen

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Mary Lou Sumblin

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Eugene Lamont Thomas

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Jeannette Veronica Roberts

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Jean Lavern Jones

On the morning of August 18, 2023, Jean Lavern Jones peacefully passed away due to natural causes at age 87 in Chesapeake, VA. Jean was the last of six children born to William and Mamie Jones on January 26, 1936, on Green Street in Portsmouth Virginia. She graduated from I.C. Norcom High School, the first graduating class for the Turnpike Road location in 1954.  She obtained a degree in Tailoring from Norfolk Polytechnic College now…...

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Alease D. Stewart

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Susie Brooks-Holley

Mrs. Susie Claudette Brooks-Holley, daughter of the late Claude Herbert and Vivian Mae Brooks was born February 23, 1963 in Portsmouth, VA. She attended the public schools of Portsmouth and was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. At an early age she enjoyed singing and performing, getting a chance to do so in the church choir. In high school she danced and performed as a flag girl for the Marching Presidents. She also sang…...

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Beulah O. Combs

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Craig Eugene Tyson, Jr.

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Willie Edward Collins, Sr.

Willie E. Collins was born in Biloxi, Mississippi on March 22, 1941, to his proud parents Birnetha (Bernice) Seymour and James Collins, who preceded him in death.  To this union they had five children, Sister, Alma Deloatch, Brothers, Oliver J. Collins, Percy Collins, and Roosevelt Collins. Willie lived in Norfolk, VA and attended Elizabeth A. Keys Color School, Ocean Springs, MS. Willie married Irene on April 4, 2011.  To this union they did not bear…...

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Yvonne Wiggins Beamon

Yvonne W. Beamon was born January 2, 1938 to the late Murray Wiggins and Martha Cherry. She was a kind and gentle woman who loved her family and friends. Yvonne was a devoted wife of nearly 50 years to Louis (Tim) Beamon, who predeceased her. Yvonne was employed by the Chesapeake Public School System for more than 20 years. She was active in the community as a member of the Crestwood Civic League, a volunteer…...

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Mary V. Harvey

Mary V. Harvey passed peacefully into the Lord’s eternal rest on August 16, 2023.    Mrs. Harvey, the daughter of the late William H. Perkins and Virginia Perkins, was born February 10,1926 in Princess Anne County, Virginia.     Mrs. Harvey was preceded in death by her husband, Moses Harvey; five brothers Alexander Perkins, Charlie Perkins, Johnny Perkins; Riley Perkins Curtis Perkins; and four sisters, Carrie Hinton, Josie Sales, Eula Thomas, and Maggie Perkins.   Mary was a member of…...

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Dorothy M. Elliott

Dorothy Mae Brown was born May 10, 1945 in Plymouth, North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Lewis and Helen Brown She was called to rest and peace on the morning of August 12, 2023. “Dot,” as she was affectionately called, grew up in Norfolk, VA and later married. She was a merchandiser for Kmart for many years. She would soon become a talented head tailor, until her retirement. Dot was predeceased by…...

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