757.628.1000

Memorials

Surjell V. Brickhouse

~The Life Story~ A Time To Be Born Surjell Brickhouse was born the youngest child to the late Herbert Curprew and Mildred Brickhouse Curprew on April 17, 1967 in Norfolk, Virginia. Surjell was affectionately called “Surj”, “Surjee” and “Brick” by his family and friends. A Time To Live Surjell was educated in the Norfolk Public School system and went on to graduate from Granby High School in 1986. He later married the love of his life…...

Read Full Memorial

Larry Williams

Larry Williams passed away on December 17, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Clarence D. Pitt Jr.

Clarence Pitt affectionally known as “Jr” went to be with his Lord and Savior in the early morning of January 10, 2022. Jr. was born to Helen White and Clarence Pitt Sr. on Saturday August 12, 1939, in Portsmouth, Virginia. The oldest of 12 children he enjoyed growing up in Portsmouth. He was educated in the Portsmouth School System. In 1955 at the age of 16 Jr. joined The Merchant Seaman where he enjoyed being…...

Read Full Memorial

Glenda D. Johnson

Glenda Daniels Johnson, RN 75, slipped away at Virginia Beach General on Dec. 31, 2021. She was predeceased by husband James L. Johnson, Sr., parents Walter and Hazel Daniels, and longtime companion Ernest Skinner.  She leaves behind a daughter, Tiffany Johnson, son James L. Johnson, Jr., sister Ann Singleton and grandchildren DeMarcus, De’jah, Donovan & Olivia and a host of nieces, nephews and friends....

Read Full Memorial

Keith D. Winstead

Keith D. Winstead passed away on January 9, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Krystal Chantel Williams

Krystal Chantel Williams passed away on January 8, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Jeremy Christopher Davis

Jeremy Davis departed from this life and was called home to be with our Lord on January 5, 2022. Jeremy was born in Virginia Beach, Va. Jeremy was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and became heavily involved in events every year to support research to find a cure for his disease. Jeremy was raised in Charlestown, which is a part of Caliver Manor located in Portsmouth, Virginia. Jeremy attended Simonsdale Elementary School, Oliver Branch,…...

Read Full Memorial

Crystal Branch

Crystal Branch, 65 born in Norfolk, VA to Myrvin and Joyce Williams on December 7, 1956 passed away on December 21, 2021 in Washington DC. Crystal was Bishop to The Antioch Church of Christ Holy Disciples. She was one of the founding members. She graduated from Lake Taylor High School and attended Norfolk State University. Crystal was predeceased by her parents, Myrvin and Joyce Williams; sister, Denise Williams. She is survived by her daughter, Dorinda…...

Read Full Memorial

Valerie Faye Jones

Valerie Faye Jones was called home to eternal rest on January 9, 2022, at her place of residence. She was one of triples, two girls and one boy. Valerie was born to the late Edgar M. Jones Jr. (deceased) and Sylvia Jones on November 5, 1981. Valerie attended Norfolk Public Schools and later graduated with honors from Centura College. She earned a degree in Medical Billing and Coding. She worked as a dispatcher for Coastal…...

Read Full Memorial

Diane P. Mitchell

Remembering the Legacy of Diane P. Mitchell Diane P. Mitchell was born January 17, 1950, in Pasquotank County, NC. to Pearl James Jackson (deceased) and was reared by her Uncle Andrew James (deceased). After a lengthy battle Diane was called to glory on January 6, 2022. She was a proud graduate of I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, VA.  She met the love of her life and current husband Robert Lee Mitchell and was joined…...

Read Full Memorial

Ronald Virgil Keeling

Ronald Virgil Keeling passed away on January 9, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Harold Lee Gilliam

Harold Lee Gilliam passed away on January 3, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

William G. Grant Sr.

William G. Grant Sr. passed away on January 6, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Wilhelmenia Wright Harrison

Wilhelmenia Linda Wright Harrison went home to be with the Lord on the morning of January 7, 2022. She was born on January 13, 1949 to the late Mr. Willie Lee Wright and the late Mrs. Roberta Bailey Wright, in Norfolk, VA. She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church, Campostella, in Norfolk, VA, and, later, Spirit of Truth Ministries, in Chesapeake, VA. Wilhelmenia, also affectionately known as Footney, graduated from Booker T. Washington…...

Read Full Memorial

Henry Collins Jr.

Henry Collins Jr., 65 of Chesapeake, VA went home to be with the LORD on January 5, 2022.  He was born on March 29, 1956.  He was predeceased by both parents Henry Collins Sr., and Amanda Marie Collins, his brother Curtis Collins and sister Pia Collins.  He leaves to mourn his death, his fiancée Charlene L. Taylor, sisters Jacqueline Gay, Cynthia McRae, Carolyn Willis, Janice Barnes (Fred), brother Tony Collins (Geral).  He will also be…...

Read Full Memorial

Dorothy Mae Fentress

Dorothy Mae Fentress passed away on January 1, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Celestine Waters

Celestine Waters, 72, transitioned into victory and eternal rest on Thursday, January 6, 2022. She was preceded in death by her mother Jean Rivers and her brother Milton Rivers. Celestine was born in Norfolk VA, and had four beautiful children. She worked for many years for the City of Norfolk and was affectionately known as “Tine” by family, coworkers, and friends. Tine had a compassionate spirit and was always willing to lend a helping hand…...

Read Full Memorial

William H. Edwards

Mr. William Herbert Edwards departed this earth on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.   Herbert, as he was fondly called was born tothe late Mr. William Lee and Blanche Edwards on March 25, 1940 in New Jersey. He was the youngest of four children. He was the only boy. He was a member of Faith Deliverance Christian Center, Norfolk, Virginia where Dr. Sharon S. Riley is the pastor. He attended there until his health prevented him…...

Read Full Memorial

Donna Michele Perry

Donna Michele Perry passed away on January 5, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Bernice S. Vinson

Bernice Shambley Moore Vinson, 89, was born to David Shambley and Maggie Collins on March 17, 1932 in Harrellsville, NC.  On Sunday, January 2, 2022 she went home to be with our Lord and Savior.  In the early 40’s the family moved to Virginia, where Bernice completed her schooling in the Norfolk Public School System. She went on to complete her degree in cosmetology and working at Norfolk State University. Bernice married Charles Moore, Sr.…...

Read Full Memorial

Antrenise Lavetta Jennings

OBITUARY ANTRENISE LAVETTA JENNINGS Antrenise Lavetta Jennings received her wings on January 5, 2022, after a very short illness. Affectionately known as “Niecy”, Antrenise was the eldest of three children born to Elder Yvette S. Wyatt and Anthony P. Jennings on January 27, 1980.  She was educated in the Norfolk Public School System, graduating from Booker T. Washington High School in 1998.  She later matriculated at Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA, majoring in Communications.…...

Read Full Memorial

Charles Wesley Nash III

Charles Wesley Nash, III 52, slipped away to be with the Lord on January 4, 2022. Charles was born on May 10, 1969 in Portsmouth, Virginia to the late Charles W. Nash, Jr and Stella M. Nash. Charles affectionately known as “Chuck”, “Chuckie” or “DJ Smooth C”, grew up in Portsmouth, Virginia. He was educated in the Portsmouth Public School System. He received his high school diploma in 1987 from Manor High School, home of…...

Read Full Memorial

Louzell Christian Stewart

Louzell Christian Stewart, “Junebug” 67, of Norfolk, Virginia passed away January 6, 2022 after living a courageous and resilient life. He was a loving lifelong partner to Delores Hurdle. He was also father to LaKisha Day  and Latisha Hurdle. Louzell was predeceased by his mother, Ruth M. Freeman; his daughter, LaMisha Hurdle; siblings John Freeman and Rosa Twine. He was survived by James “Bear,” Ida Mae, Isaac “Billy Boy,” Daniel “Boo Boo,” Eunice, Inetta “Ne-a,”…...

Read Full Memorial

Norman Lee Harris

On December 29, 2021, Our Heavenly Father call to rest a son, brother, uncle and friend, Norman Lee Harris 63. Norman was born on September 17, 1958, son of the late Henry Lee Green and Isabella B. Green. Norman was raised in Norfolk, VA, where he received his education through Norfolk Public School System. He was a man of many self-taught talents including artist and craftsman. Talents that he used to be self-employed in the…...

Read Full Memorial

Ivennia H. Ennis

Honor her for all that her hands have done” from Proverbs 31:31 Ivennia Mae Hicks Ennis, daughter of the late Lunnie A. and Mattie Davis Hicks was born on March 19, 1932 in Ahoskie, North Carolina. She departed this life on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She received her education in the Chesapeake School System and retired from the City of Norfolk as a Special Police Officer.…...

Read Full Memorial

Reuben M. Clarke Jr.

Reuben M. Clarke Jr. passed away on December 29, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Tracey Patricia Thorne

Early Saturday morning, January 1, 2022, God called our daughter, sister, niece, and dear friend, Tracey Patricia Thorne, to rest from her earthly life. Tracey was born December 8, 1972, to Patricia and the late John Thorne, Jr. She received her public school education in the Chesapeake and Portsmouth, Virginia school districts. Tracey received her Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Norfolk State University and later received many certificates of study and further training…...

Read Full Memorial

Dollie Baxter Johnson

In Loving Memory Deaconess Dollie Johnson was born Dollie Juanita Baxter on March 15th 1928 in Mamie, North Carolina to Arthur and Robana Baxter.  She graduated from Currituck County Training High School in 1945 and married her high school sweetheart and love of her life Deacon James E Johnson, Jr on August 30th, 1947.  Eventually they settled in the Tidewater area and together raised a family of three children in Portsmouth. She was a stay-…...

Read Full Memorial

Krystal D. Selfridge

Krystal D. Selfridge passed away December 21, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Bryant Cox, Jr.

Bryant Cox Jr. was born on March 9, 1942 to the late Mary and Bryant Cox Sr. and in Catherine, Alabama. He was the eldest son of ten children and his siblings include Evelyn Burrell, Mary Burrell, Henry Cox, Sam Cox, Betty Cox, Geraldine Cox, Milton Cox, Otis Cox, and Stella Mae Cox. He received his education in the Alabama Public School system. Bryant met and fell in love with his beloved wife Shelesia (Lisa)…...

Read Full Memorial

Dora Elizabeth Hollowell

Dora Elizabeth Hollowell passed away January 1, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Barbery Mae Ridley

Barbery Mae Ridley was born on November 28, 1933, to Joe Nathan Sumlar and Lena Belle Kee in Boykins, Virginia.  She departed this life peacefully on January 2, 2022, at home to be with the Lord.  She gave her life to Christ at an early age. She was 88 years young. Barbery was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She loved planting flowers and receiving them, the family dogs, the color red…...

Read Full Memorial

Rudolph Alan Keeling

Rudolph Alan Keeling passed away January 3, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

John Clarence Pettaway

John Clarence Pettaway passed away January 1, 2022....

Read Full Memorial

Larry David Madison, Sr.

Larry David Madison, Sr. passed away December 31, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Russell Antonio Skinner

Russell Antonio Skinner passed away December 31, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Alice Mae Jenkins

Give us strength, O God, As we mourn this one we love. Her life to us a precious gift. Her love and wisdom did uplift, Thank you for sharing her awhile, And for the love shown in her smile. Alice Mae Jenkins, beautiful life ended suddenly at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia, at the age of 69, December 31, 2021. She was gracefully surrounded by her loving family and long-time friend Ronnie Warren. Alice’s…...

Read Full Memorial

Eva Nevaeh Boyd

Eva “The Diva” Neveah Boyd was born January 26, 2009, in Norfolk Virginia, with chromosome deletion 2q24.1 (Dravet) and kicked Dravet’s butt for 12 years. Her favorite color is Yellow, but she wore purple in support of Dravet. Eva loves Mickey Mouse clubhouse and chocolate, especially when enjoying the two at the same time. She was in the 7th grade at Crossroads (Norfolk Public School). Eva leaves to cherish her memories her parents Akeia Holman-Boyd and De’Von Boyd; her sister Ariana Boyd, maternal grandmother Sheila Montague (Glenn), maternal great…...

Read Full Memorial

Betty White Davis

Mrs. Betty W. Davis was born on June 20, 1945, in Norfolk, VA, to Norma White & Furman Williams. Betty was a proud graduate of the historic Booker T Washington High School class of 1963. Betty married her high school sweetheart, Milton L. Davis, that same year. Together they had five children, Kevin, Kimberly, Kenneth, Ernestine & Kelly. Betty earned her post education at Norfolk State, Virginia State and Old Dominion Universities. Betty was a…...

Read Full Memorial

Harold Anthony Byrd

Harold Anthony Byrd passed away December 25, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Brian G. Smith

Brian G. Smith passed away December 29, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Richard Cowell, Jr.

Richard Cowell, Jr. was born May 10, 1940 to the late Richard Cowell, Sr. and Mozell Dent Cowell in Norfolk County, Virginia. He was educated in the public schools of Norfolk, Virginia and graduated in 1959 from Booker T. Washington High School. Richard’s love of music started at the age of 15 and he began his music career playing with a dance combo called The Saints. He continued to enhance his natural talent with music…...

Read Full Memorial

Norris Poyner Phillips

Norris Poyner Phillips, our dearest brother, uncle, papa, cousin, and friend, peacefully passed away on December 29, 2021, at Georgian Manor Assisted Living in Chesapeake, VA. He was born on July 23, 1930, in Moyock, NC, the third of eight children to the late Jacob and Johnnie Phillips. He was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine Stokes Phillips, sisters Wilhelmina Barnard, Joyce Crews, Setenia Smith, and LaBarbara Hughes, brothers Jacob, Wendell, and Aaron Phillips, and niece Cynthia B. White.…...

Read Full Memorial

Marco C. Valencia

Marco Christian Valencia, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, passed away on December 24, 2021 after extended illness at just 47 years of age. Marco was born in 1974 in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in Virginia Beach.  In his youth he was a talented athlete and avid soccer player. As an adult, he loved to snowboard. Marco loved the show Seinfeld and probably saw each episode a million times, which is why he always won when…...

Read Full Memorial

LaWanda Lee Davis

LaWanda L. Davis, 63, of King Court, Chesapeake, Virginia transitioned Wednesday, December 22, 2021 in Norfolk, Virginia. LaWanda was born in Norfolk, Virginia to Mr. Willie Davis Sr. and Mrs. Ernestine Melvin (Smith). She was preceded in death by her mother, Ernestine Smith, her brother, Willie Davis Jr., her father, Willie Davis Sr., and her step-father Richard Smith. She was a graduate of Indian River High School. After graduating high school, she entered the United…...

Read Full Memorial

Kenneth Lee Parker

On Sunday, December 26, 2021 our beloved husband and father, Kenneth Lee Parker entered into eternal rest.  “KP,” as he was affectionately called, was born in Norfolk VA on February 1, 1965 to the late Jean Parker Jones.  Kenneth was educated in Norfolk Public School. KP has never met a stranger.  He was always giving and left a lasting impression wherever he went.  KP loved his family and is often called “Park Place Legend” by…...

Read Full Memorial

Lucille H. Winborne

Lucille Winborne,99, passed away on December 24, 2021 at Chesapeake Regional Health Center.  Lucille was born on August 5, 1922 in Rocky Mountain, North Carolina.  She was a nurse with DePaul Medical Center, and thereafter became a homemaker.  Lucille was a member of the Basilica of St. Mary’s of Immaculate Conception.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Levinson Winborne, as well as Leander Weston, Juanita Walker, Celestine Glasper, Tecumpseh Weston and Charles Weston…...

Read Full Memorial

Thelma D. Mack

Thelma D. Mack passed away December 24, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Denise A. Funderburk

Denise (“Neicy”) Annette Green Funderburk was born in Norfolk, VA to Mr. Charles Lee Britt, Sr. and Mrs. Shirley Green Britt.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Curtis Funderburk; daughter, Miss Delilah Denise Green; brother, Mr. Rodney Lee Britt; and Sister, Mrs. Anita Darlene Britt-Godley. Denise (“Neicy”) attended Norfolk Public Schools in Norfolk VA. She accepted Christ at an early age.  She worked a few years at the Charrity House Nursing Home…...

Read Full Memorial

Rosa Bell Marcus

Rosa Bell Marcus passed away December 28, 2021....

Read Full Memorial
Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

P 757.628.1000 • F 757.545.9148

© Metropolitan Funeral Service