757.628.1000

Memorials

Tro’Quan S. Martin

Tro’Quan S. Martin passed away on February 27, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Nettie B. Claud

Nettie B. Claud entered into the gates of eternal rest and peacefully closed the last chapter of her life on Monday, March 1, 2021. She was born to the late Curnel Owens and Rose Lean Turner of Drewryville, Virginia. Nettie was one of eleven siblings; four brothers, Curnel Turner Jr. (Short), James Owens Turner, Henry Wilbert Turner, Rosevelt Turner and six sisters, Maebell Turner, Anna Rose Claude, Mamie (Catherine) Joyner, Lula Bishop, Essie Mae Turner…...

Read Full Memorial

John Junius Evans, Jr.

John Junius Evans, Jr. passed away on February 27, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Annie Wynn Murphy

Annie Wynn Murphy passed away on passed away on February 27, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Virginia M. Amos

Missonary Virginia M. Amos passed away on March 1, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Texie Jefferson McDougal, Sr.

On the morning of February 28, 2021, the Lord allowed the peaceful transition of Pastor Texie J. McDougal, Sr. affectionately called “Elder Mac, GPop, Grandpa, Tex, Uncle and Dad to his heavenly home as God had the final say. Texie was born on March 5, 1931 in Broadway, North Carolina to the late Mr. John Gilmore and Mrs. Leanna Douglas. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Elizabeth, and brother, Carlton McDougald. Additional…...

Read Full Memorial

John Barry Johnson

John Barry Johnson, Sr. “Trigger”, 50, was unexpectedly called back to his Lord on February 27, 2021. John was born to Jonny Moran Boone and Josephine Johnson in Brooklyn, NY. John graduated High School in Brooklyn and attended Automotive and Business College classes in the Bronx. His love for fast cars landed him in Norfolk, VA. Where he eventually made his dream a reality. He founded and owned Alphine Motor Sports, LLC for over thirty…...

Read Full Memorial

Hazel L. Lindsey

Hazel L. “Momma Sis” Lindsey passed away on February 28, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Michael T. Turner

Michael Tyrone Turner was born on November 17th, 1957 in Pineville Louisiana to the late James Edward Turner and Ethel Mae Williams. He accepted Christ at a young age and grew up in the country with his grandparents. One of his favorite sayings was “God Loves Him some Mike”. On Saturday, February 27th, 2021 at approximately 5:37 pm the Lord called Michael home to rest.   Michael leaves a legacy of love. He was a…...

Read Full Memorial

Aniya Devonne Simmons

Aniya Devonne Simmons, 20, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Aniya was born April 28, 2000 in Norfolk, VA. She was employed by Tucanos Brazilian Grill in Newport News, VA as a Meat Server. She was also a Disc Jockey in her own right, known as “DJ Skittlez.” She was compassionate, vibrant, loving, fun, family-oriented, and always willing to lend a helping hand. She was the life of the party; always wearing…...

Read Full Memorial

Charlotte Elizabeth Mann-Brown

May GOD Bless A Brand New Angel On Friday, February 26, 2021 our Father called home his beautiful creation to enter into eternal peaceful rest. Our beloved Charlotte Elizabeth Mann-Brown was born on May 16, 1964 to our dearest predeceased Charles Anthony Johnson Sr., and Alta Vivian Johnson. Charlotte was raised in Lambert’s Point later moving to Poplar Halls neighborhood. She attended Norfolk Public Schools graduating from Lake Taylor High School class of 1981.  Charlotte…...

Read Full Memorial

Karen Delisa Abbott Bethea

Karen Delisa Abbott Bethea (Cookie) was born May 24, 1952 to the late Francell and Ola Anderson Abbott.  On February 20, 2021 while surrounded by her loving sons, Karen left us to go home to be with the Lord and have eternal peace.  She was educated in the Norfolk Public School System and attended Norfolk State University.  Karen found her niche working at Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) and retired after 29 years of dedicated service.…...

Read Full Memorial

Shirley Deloris Smith

Shirley Deloris Smith passed away on February 27, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Dennis Eugene Wilkins

Dennis Eugene Wilkins Sr. departed this earthly life on February 28, 2021. Dennis was born May 27, 1961, to Melvin and Beulah Wilkins of Portsmouth, VA. Dennis was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. He bravely served in the United States Army as a combat engineer. Dennis was a dedicated and beloved employee of Hampton Roads Sanitation District until he retired after thirty years in 2017. Dennis was a lifelong resident of the city…...

Read Full Memorial

Wilhemina E. Rascoe

Wilhemina Evette Rascoe Wilhemina, known as Mina, slipped into eternal rest on February 26, 2021 at the age of sixty.  She was born at Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, North Carolina on September 28, 1960; the eldest daughter born of the union between Willie Rascoe, Jr (deceased) and Lillie Rascoe.  She attended Norfolk Public Schools graduating from Norview High School (Class of 1979). She was actively involved in high school activities and was well liked by her classmates. After…...

Read Full Memorial

Carolyn Nixon Marshall

Carolyn Nixon Marshall departed this life on February 13, 2021 following a brief illness. She is survived by her son, David Marshall; her sibling, James Nixon; and nieces, Adrienne Butler Brown, Jean Oliver and Lisa Butler McDougal; nephew, Keith Pearl Butler; stepson, Louis Marshall along with a host of great nieces and nephews....

Read Full Memorial

Clayton O. Drake

Clayton Othieus Drake   Clayton O. Drake was born on September 1, 1922 in Wilson, North Carolina to Clayton O. and Catherine Drake.  His family moved to Durham, NC for some time and then to Miami, Florida where he started school at four years old (in Florida children could start school at four).   In December 1927, just after the birth of his sister Esther, the family moved to Cuba where his father worked for a…...

Read Full Memorial

George T. Winslow, Jr.

George T. Winslow, Jr. passed away on February 26, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Ethel M. Smith

Ethel Miriam Smith peacefully passed away on February 27, 2021 after a short illness. Born in White Plains, New York, Ethel was the fifth of six children born to Thyrul and Gertie Howcott. Early during her childhood, the family moved to Norfolk, Virginia where she was educated in the Norfolk Public School System. Ethel graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1958. Soon after graduating, Ethel was introduced to Melvin D. Smith. They married…...

Read Full Memorial

Pamela Jean Blount

Pamela Jean Blount passed away on February 24, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Gary Lee Hyman

Gary Lee Hyman passed away on February 25, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Stephanie Renee Watson

Stephanie Renee Watson, 65, passed away on Saturday, 27th February, 2021 in Norfolk, Virginia. Stephanie was born in Bronx, New York on October 29th, 1955 to her loving mother, the late Joan Hunt. She was preceded in death by her brother Corrie Hunt. Her upbringing in the Brooklyn section of New York prepared her to mature into a wonderful productive beautiful lady in Manhattan; Stephanie started work for Sotheby’s, then British Airways (New York) & after moving abroad for 12 years (Germany) with…...

Read Full Memorial

Thomas R. Petterson

Thomas Reinaldo Petterson was born on May 17, 1942 in Almirante, Bocas Del Toro, Panama. He went home to be with the LORD on February 25, 2021 after succumbing to complication brought about by COVID 19. Thomas was known as “Nandy” to his birth place friends, “Pete” to his beloved wife Gail and those who were blessed to have known him. However, the name or title that resonated most with all his children, Grandchildren and…...

Read Full Memorial

Arthur Moss

Arthur Moss passed away on February 21, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Wendell Osborne

Wendell Leonard Osborne, 79, passed away on February 8, 2021, at home in Portsmouth, Virginia. Born July 25, 1941, in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, he was one of eleven children of the late Alfred and Hazel Osborne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Osborne; three brothers, Alfred Osborne, Clifford Osborne, and Daniel Osborne. Left to cherish his memory is his wife Brenda, daughter Patrice Osborne, of Chesapeake, VA, son Marlin Osborne, Sr. (Towanda) of Richmond, VA, step-daughter…...

Read Full Memorial

Kevin L. Sessoms, Sr.

Kevin Lionel Sessoms Sr, 56, entered into eternal rest on February 22, 2021. He was born November 13, 1964 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Hughzell William Sessoms, Sr. and Rose Lee Reid. Kevin was a 1983 graduate of Camden High School. After graduating, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Kevin proudly served with honor 24 years in the U.S. Navy, where he received numerous awards before retiring as an Information Technician Chief Petty Officer.…...

Read Full Memorial

Pio Marcelo Cunanan

Pio Marcelo Cunanan passed away on February 23, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Louise N. Dudley

Louise “Lou” Knox Dudley, 67, passed peacefully on February 22, 2021 surrounded by family at Sentara Leigh Hospital. Lou was a dedicated mother to all of her children, raising all 4 of them to go on to accomplish great things. Family came first and was above all else to Lou. Her values were instilled in all those around her. The hole left by her absence is impossible to fill. In addition to being a dedicated…...

Read Full Memorial

Yacub Musa Muhammad

Yacub Musa Muhammad passed away in his home on Friday, February 5 2021 In Virginia Beach Virginia after a prolonged illness. He was born on February 15, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pa to the late James Collins Thomas Sr. and Louise Collins There are many memories and moments which his family and friends will hold fondly in our hearts. Educated in Philadelphia public schools, Yacub graduated and decided to take the path of the joining the…...

Read Full Memorial

Frankie L. Washington, Jr.

Frankie L. Washington, Jr. passed away on February 22, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Elder Brenda P. Hassell McMillian

Elder Brenda Patricia Hassell McMillian passed away on February 15, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Lilksha A. Outten

Lilksha A. Outten passed away on February 16, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Hannah Edwards Scott

Hannah Edwards Scott, 96, finished her course in this life and passed peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 20, 2021.  She was lifelong member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and dearly loved by all who knew her. Hannah’s gentle, kind nature and loving heart drew many to her and deeply touched countless lives.  She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings; two husbands: Raymond O.…...

Read Full Memorial

Ivan Watson

Ivan Watson passed away on January 25, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Rosalind Raye Smith

Rosalind Raye Smith, 71, of Norfolk,Virginia, transitioned from her christian journey to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, February 22, 2021.  She was born on November 17, 1949 in South Norfolk County,Virginia to the late Oscar and Lola Mae Butts.  She was also predeceased by her late husband, William H. Smith and sister Velma Griffin. During her working years, she worked for the American Red Cross of Norfolk, Virginia.  Rosalind was…...

Read Full Memorial

Betty E. Scott, Esquire

                                 Betty Elizabeth Scott, Esquire                                      March 4, 1971 – February 4, 2021 Betty Elizabeth Scott was born at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital on March 4, 1971 and departed this world on February 4, 2021. Her upbringing the Cavalier Manor section of Portsmouth prepared her to mature into a wonderful productive lady. After graduating from Manor High School, she went on to receive a law degree from William and Mary University. Throughout her school years…...

Read Full Memorial

Audra E. Thompson

Saturday, February 20, 2021, Audra E. Thompson 54, earned her eternal rest after a courageous battle with Breast Cancer. She is predeceased by her mother, Jeanette Johnson; Father Henry William Johnson and several siblings. She was a native of Norfolk, but spent several years working for the Federal Government in Mississippi. She returned home in 2019 to accept a position with the Norfolk Airport Authority, a position in which she thrived and enjoyed. Her motto…...

Read Full Memorial

Keithe E. Johnson

Keithe Earl Johnson, 60 of Virginia Beach, VA quietly slipped away February 22, 2021 at Sentara Norfolk General. Keithe was born November 30, 1960 to Catherine Johnsonand the late Kenneth Sledge. Keithe grew up in the Campostella (Diggs Park) section of Norfolk. He was a graduate of Lake Taylor High Class of 1979. He later went to Tidewater Tech and Tidewater Community College where he received his License Practical Nursing Degree. He worked at various…...

Read Full Memorial

Joann C. Thorne

Joann C. Thorne passed away on February 8, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Jeremiah Alexander Washington

Jeremiah Alexander Washington passed away on February 22, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Mary M. Guadalupe

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, our Heavenly Father called from labor to reward our mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother. She left this earth peacefully surrounded by her son at her home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mary was born in Littleton, North Carolina to late Walter and Rosie Watson. She was educated in North Carolina and Virginia public school systems and attended Tidewater Community College. She was a long-time faithful member of Rock Church in Virginia…...

Read Full Memorial

Elzie H. McDonald, Jr.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith” II Timothy 4:7 On Sunday February 21st at 12:15 a.m., an angel was dispatched from heaven and whispered in Elzie’s ear, “Well done thy good and faithful servant, your work on earth is complete and Jesus is waiting for you,”  so he quietly slipped into his eternal rest.  Elzie Henry McDonald Jr. was born July 23rd, 1949 to the…...

Read Full Memorial

Robert Lee, Jr.

On Friday, February 19, 2021, Robert Lee Jr., a loving husband and father of three children passed away at the age of 68. Robert was one of nine children born to Robert Lee Sr. and Mamie Lee Howard on August 30,1952 in Bethel North Carolina.  He graduated from North Pitt County High School 1972.  After graduation, he moved to Norfolk Virginia where he got a job working at the Norfolk Airport.  He later joined the…...

Read Full Memorial

Paulette T. Picott

Paulette Theresa Copeland-Picott September 7, 1947- February 18, 2021 On Thursday, February 18, 2021, our all-wise God called home our loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, niece and friend, Paulette T. Copeland-Picott to her eternal rest. Paulette was born on September 7, 1947 to the late Sarah Peoples Copeland and Linwood Copeland Sr. Paulette graduated from Crestwood High School in 1965. She later furthered her education by obtaining her certification as a Nursing Assistant, where…...

Read Full Memorial

Willie Mae Etheridge

Willie Mae Etheridge departed this earth, February 17, 2021. She was born May 15, 1945 to the late Willie L and Clara Smith. Mrs. Willie Etheridge worked at NOB and Navy Air Station for many years before retiring in 2003. She loved and cared for people on the street. She enjoyed playing cards and having fun with her family and friend. She was the oldest of fourteen children, and she loved them each in their…...

Read Full Memorial

George Nathaniel Dillard

George Nathaniel Dillard passed away on February 17, 2021....

Read Full Memorial

Michael Jerome Bagley, Sr. “Cartoon”

Michael “Cartoon: Jerome Bagley, Sr. departed from this life on February 18, 2021. He was born in Kenbridge, VA on November 2, 1950. He was predeceased by his parents Deloris Bagley and Willie Bagley and he also predeceased by his brothers, Darryl “Pluckie/Bo” Bagley and Robin “Rabbit” Bagley. He attended Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, VA. After 40 years, Michael Bagley Sr. retired from Norfolk Dredging Company as a licensed certified welder, and…...

Read Full Memorial

Walter B. Bagby, Sr.

“Lamentations 3: 20 – 26” On Friday, February 19, 2021, our gracious and faithful God called the name of our loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend bad him COME to Him to received his promised eternal rest. In the morning, at 9:30am, Walter was transformed to the place reserved just for him. Walter Barron Bagby, Sr., the third eldest of eight children, born to the union of the late Roland Vann and…...

Read Full Memorial

Henry E. Smith, Sr.

Henry Everett Smith Sr.  peacefully transitioned at his residence , on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Henry was born on January 25, 1934 in Portsmouth, Virginia. He was the third child born to the Late Willie Sherrod Smith and Lilly Powell Smith. Henry was predeceased by his sister Addie Lorraine Thomas, brother’s Willie Smith and Carlton Smith. Henry, as a youth, attended Celestial Baptist Church. Henry recommitted his life to Christ in2020. Henry attended the local…...

Read Full Memorial

Elder Thomas Woodhouse

Elder Thomas Reginald Woodhouse departed this life on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.  He was born on August 17, 1930 to the late Nettie and John Thomas Woodhouse.  He was raised in the Campostella Section of Norfolk, Virginia.  He received his early education in the Norfolk Public School system. Elder Thomas Woodhouse served in the United States Navy for 21 years where he received an Honorable Discharge upon his retirement.  He was later employed as a welder…...

Read Full Memorial
To view memorials older than April 6, 2018 Click Here
Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

P 757.628.1000 • F 757.545.9148

© 2021 Metropolitan Funeral Service