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Leda Faye Boston Bryant

Mrs. Leda Faye Boston Bryant, affectionately called Faye,  was called home to be with Our Lord on the morning of December 7, 2020 after a battle with an illness for four years.  She defied the odds, but God saw that her load was getting harder to carry and He called her to eternal rest. She was born to late Mrs. Matilda Goddard Boston and the Late William Luke Boston, Jr. on April 12, 1939, in…...

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Geraldine Scott

Geraldine Scott passed away on December 6, 2020....

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Mona D. Gregory

Mona Delise Gregory also passionately known to Family as “Hunky” was born October 8, 1967 to the late Matthew Cuffee Sr. and Beulah Mae Gregory-Ricks (Minnie-Anne).  She graduated from Great Bridge High School in 1986.  Shortly after graduation Mona started her career in retail, she learned the business quickly and exiled in customer service.  In a short time, Mona became a Retail Manager, and was often offered her own store but declined.  Due to illness…...

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Audoria Denson-Williams

“We may not be able to hold you in our arms but we will always hold you in our hearts”   Audoria Denson- Williams, was born to Juan Denson and Jamita Williams on November 30, 2020 at 11:57pm and parted this life on December 1, 2020. Heaven’s gain was our loss when our angel was called by our Lord. She was brought into this world too soon and taken too soon. She was embraced in…...

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Ola G. Cunningham

Ola G. Cunningham passed away on December 6, 2020....

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Charlie Burnham

Charlie Burnham passed away on December 4, 2020....

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Dena Marie Harris

Dena Marie Harris passed away on December 5, 2020....

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Audrey Paul

Celebrating of Life Audrey Beginnings: Audrey Paul, was the second daughter of Collin & Olivia Trotter.  Audrey Trotter, On October 22, 1954 in Portsmouth, VA entered eternal rest on November 29, 2020.  She was a graduate from Churchland High School and then moved on to higher studies at Tidewater Community College where she received her Associates degree in Clerical Studies. Her Life of Service: Audrey began working at the early age of 14 for fast…...

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Elizabeth Charlette Wiggins

Elizabeth Charlette Wiggins passed away on December 5, 2020....

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Virginia Ludell White

Virginia Ludell White was born March 29, 1929 in Windsor, NC to the late Columbus Hyman and Rosanna Hyman. She peacefully passed away on December 3, 2020. She was married to the late William Dan White, Sr. She was educated in the Windsor School System graduating from Etheridge High School. She furthered her education at Crestwood Nursing School. She retired from DePaul Hospital after 25 years where she was employed as a Nurse’s Assistant. She…...

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Sherman Askew

Sherman Askew passed away on December 4, 2020....

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Troy L. Lawson

Troy Lamont Lawson, age 49, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 2, 2020. Troy was born on September 28, 1971 in East Chicago, IN to Dannie Mae Lawson. Troy was raised in East Chicago, IN and later relocated to Grand Bay, Alabama as an adult. He was united in marriage to Maudie Hopkins on May 8, 1996 in Mobile, Alabama. The family later moved to Norfolk, Virginia in the summer of…...

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Linda R. Walls

Linda R. Walls went home to be with the Lord Dec.1st 2020, She went to join her late mother, Elsie Walls; father, Willie Walls Jr; two brothers, Ronald And Tyrone Walls and brother-in-law, Julius Evans. Linda Was Born May 13th 1954 Portsmouth Va.. Where she attended Portsmouth Public Schools than went to Job Corps to further her education. She became a CNA in 1975 which became her passion. She loved helping and working with people.…...

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Patricia Davis

Patricia Davis passed away on December 1, 2020....

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Darryl L. Richardson, Sr.

On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, our beloved Darryl Lemoyne Richardson Sr., 66, of Chesapeake answered God’s call home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Darryl was born to the late Ramona M. Quiero and Edward C. Turner on April 10, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was one of their eight children educated within the Chesapeake Public School system and upon graduation, attended Norfolk State University. He later went on to have a…...

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Annie Frances Clark

Mrs. Annie Frances Clark, 92, of 1030 Avenue E, Norfolk, VA departed this life on December 2, 2020. Frances was born on October 20, 1928 to the late Eddie and Annie Land. Frances was preceded in death by; her loving husband, Leander B. Clark, a daughter, Betty D. Hill, son-in law; Alexander E. Hill Sr., brother(s): Eddie L. Land, Leon Land, Willie Land, John Land, John Walke, sister(s): Annie Williams and Mary Williams. Frances is…...

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James E. Smith

James Edward Smith went to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, November 30, 2020. While in the comfort of his home in Norfolk, VA, James peacefully departed this life. James was born February 2, 1939 (ground hog baby), but the mid-wife put February 1, 1939.  He was born to the late Clara Mascy-Smith and David Smith of Bennettsville, SC.  James attended Norfolk Public Schools. He held many jobs that aided in…...

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Shirley Ann Hassell

Shirley Ann Hassell passed away on November 30, 2020. She was born on March 31, 1947. She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Ronald Q. Hassell; two daughters, Shiron Hassell-Lee and Saradella Hassell; one son-in-law, James E. Lee, Jr. and a host of other relatives and friends....

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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 Leigh 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 in…...

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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 “Junnie” Foreman born June 20, 1945 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was the son of the late James Sumner and Mary Lee Baker (Linwood). Larry gained his wings on November 30, 2020 at the age of 75 years old. Larry moved to New York at the age of 15 years old to work and he later met his late wife, Margaret Foreman whom he married in 1971. Larry was a hardworking man at John…...

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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

On November 26, 2020, a loving father, brother, uncle and friend was called home by our Heavenly Father. Carlton E. Turner, son of the late Annie Loiuse Reid Turner Paxton and the late James B. “Big Apple” Turner, was born November 11, 1952 in South Mills, NC. He attended school at Marian Anderson and graduated from I.C. Norcom High School which led him to the United States Marine Corp.  He loved his family unconditionally and…...

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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 Earl Finnell, affectionately known as “Rob”, was born on January 30, 1942 in Norfolk, VA to the late Elijah and Clara Finnell.  He began his education in the Norfolk Public School system and completed his higher education at Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University. At the tender age of 16, Rob realized the value of hard work, and started his first job at the Norfolk Naval Air Base.  He eventually found his love…...

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Latoya G. Green

Latoya G. Green passed away on November 25, 2020....

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Anna C. Ricks

Anna C. Ricks answered the call from her heavenly father above the come home and take rest on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, while peacefully resting at Accordius Health in Emporia, Virginia. She was born on August 1, 1932 to Benjamin Faltz and Virgie Whitney Flatz. She was a native of Southampton County, Virginia. Anna moved from Southampton County, Virginia to Norfolk, Virginia in December 1967 along with her late husband Willie Lee Ricks. She was…...

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Dorothy Mae Gray

Dorothy Mae (Betty) Gray, 78 of Chesapeake, Virginia passed away on November 25, 2020 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Dorothy was the fourth child of seven children born to the late Charles E. James and Addie M. James. Her siblings include, Mary Dozier (deceased), Charlie James, Jr. (deceased), Mabel Speller (Rufus), Raymond James (deceased) Sandra, Clifton James (deceased) and Albert James (Shirley). She was married to the love of her life, the late Andrew H.…...

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Mary L. Dawson

On November 24, 2020, God sent his angels down and called home Mary Lee Dawson “Ree”. Mary was born July 18, 1936 to the late Marcus Forman and Marcella Artis. Preceding her in death are two sons, Dennis Harvey, Jr. and Home J. Dawson; daughter, Dorothy Elizabeth Hambric; cousins, George A. Williams, Bettie Simmons and Marvin E. Woods (BooBoo).] Mary worked for Hill Haven nursing home over twenty-five years where she retired, August 1998. She…...

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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 transitioned on Nov. 24, 2020. She was born in Nash County, North Carolina and is preceded by her mother Betty Ellis Cuffee, husband William Cowell, daughter Gwendolyn D. Jennings, brothers Clarence Cuffee and Sharif Balil. She was a member of United Full Gospel Revival Center in Chesapeake. She was a Barber and owned her own Barber shop, Agnes Executive Barber Shop of Chesapeake. Agnes leaves to cherish her precious memories, her daughters,…...

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Leon B. Fuller

Leon Fuller, 74, of Chesapeake, VA transitioned peacefully on November 16, 2020. He was born in Williamston, North Carolina on May 27, 1946 to Christine Edwards and Charles Fuller. He resided in Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Virginia where he was employed by Thomas Electrical Service for many years. Leon leaves to cherish his memories his son, Nicholas Fuller of San Diego, California; sister, Jessica Evans; nephews, Jamel and Bryan; many many great…...

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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

Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend was called from this life on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Pansy was born in Norfolk, VA to the late Inez McInnis and Frank Smith and attended Norfolk Public Schools. Pansy loved spending time with family and friends and was well known as “Panlee”. For many years she worked with BAE Systems Ship Repair. We will miss her big smile and her ability to brighten any room she entered.…...

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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 and retired from Norfolk…...

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Malcom M. Everett

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

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