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Yvonne Hendricks

Yvonne Hendricks passed away April 2, 2018....

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James Lee White

James L. White, 69 died on March 31, 2018. He is predeceased by his father, and two brothers. He leaves to cherish his wife Julia, his mother, three sons, a daughter, brothers, sisters, grandchildren and great grandchildren....

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Carrie E. Holloway

Carrie Evalina Holloway “Mother”. as she was also affectionately known by, received her wings on Friday, March 30, 2018. Carrie was born February 15, 1942 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Alphonso and Carrie Stepney. She was also preceded in death by her four brothers, Willie, Alphonso, Jr., Charles and John Arthur Stepney and one sister, Arveria Everett. She attended Norfolk Public Schools and completed her education at Booker T. Washington High School. “Mother” was…...

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Evelyn Breathwaite

Evelyn M. Owens Breathwaite departed this life peacefully, Friday, March 30, 2018. Evelyn was born on April 28, 1923 in Princess Anne County, Virginia to the late Frank and Maud Owens; she was 94 years old. Evelyn graduated from Princess Anne County Training School June 1940, where she was also the class secretary. While in high school, Evelyn met John Rodney Breathwaite, who affectionately called her “Chum”. After graduation, she moved to Baltimore, Maryland to…...

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Journey Cruz

Journey Cruz passed away March 28, 2018....

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Bert W. Holmes, Jr., M.D.

BERT WELLINGTON HOLMES, JR., M.D. (Ret. Brigadier General), was born August 9, 1939, in the Berkley Section of Norfolk, Virginia, to Ruth Hicks Holmes and the late Bert Wellington Holmes, Sr. He learned the meaning of hard work and discipline at an early age with the examples set by his parents and grandparents. Bert graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, VA, Virginia State College (University) in Petersburg (B.S. and M.S.), Howard University…...

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Janet Alexander

Janet Marie Yvonne Alexander peacefully transitioned from glory to reward on March 29, 2018. Predeceased by Mother Marie Polly Virgil and Father Lester Westmore Virgil. Leaves behind Uncle Allan Virgil (Valerie), Uncle Alfonzo (Sandra) and Aunt Grace. She was a mother of four Mark, Falon, Chloe and Fiona, she also served as a ‘Mother’ to many. Whenever there was a need, Jet(as she was affectionately called) filled it. Whether it was opening her door to a family that home burned down and…...

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Luther Joyner, Jr.

Luther Joyner, Jr. passed away on March 28, 2018....

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Robert Lee Thompson

Robert Lee Thompson passed away March 27, 2018....

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Thomasine Whitaker

Thomasine Whitaker, peacefully slipped into eternal rest in the early morning hours on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 with is niece, shinelle Whitaker holdin his hand. Thomasine Whitaker, known as “Gator” or “Chief”, was born to the late Mary Whitaker-Chandler and Lonnie Whitaker, Sr. on February 18, 1957. Thomasine attended Maury High School where he was active in sports playing both Football and on the Wresting team. After high school, Thomasine served in the United States…...

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Dominique Lydia Payton

Dominique Lydia Payton was brought into this world to be one of the greatest additions to the Payton family on February 17, 1992. Her arrival was a godsend. She spent her early years in South Hempstead, New York, where she attended Covert Elementary. After the Payton family moved to the Virginia area, Dominique furthered her education at H.H. Poole Middle School and Chancellor High School. Following her intermediate schooling, Dominique attended Virginia State University. It…...

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