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Jerry Tee Crockett Jr.

Jerry Tee Crockett Jr. passed away on November 18, 2021....

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Rose Marie Bridgers

Rose Marie (Lyles) Bridgers was born to the late Emanuel and Rudy Liles, in Wilson NC on October 6, 1949. She departed her earthly life to gain eternal rest on November 18, 2021. Marie or Rie as she was affectionately called was reared in Wilson NC and received her formal education in Wilson County Public Schools. Marie worked many years at Super Duper grocery store. She then went on to work for Tobacco Process of…...

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Lester Small Jr.

Lester Small Jr., 48, of Norfolk, Virginia, passed away on November 16, 2021, after a long struggle with cancer. Lester was born on December 23, 1972, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His family moved to Des Moines, Iowa, when he was a young boy. He attended and graduated from Roosevelt High School. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy and was stationed in Virginia and deployed many times on Navy aircraft carriers…...

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Tyisha N. Pace

Tyisha N. Pace passed away on November 12, 2021....

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Shannon Lenora Wilkerson

Shannon Lenora Wilkerson, 49 of Norfolk, VA was called home to rest on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 while on palliative care in her home from her long hard fight with Breast Cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family during the time of her transition. Shannon was born on January 2, 1972 in Portsmouth, VA. She was the eldest of three children to the late Faye L. Speller. Shannon was educated in the Portsmouth Public School System. She was a…...

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William R. Pugh Jr.

William R. Pugh Jr. passed away on November 18, 2021....

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Andre Rene’ Williams Reed

Andre Rene’ Williams Reed passed away on November 13, 2021....

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Kaila Cherronte Montel-Hawkins

Kaila Montel-Hawkins, 23, was born September 27, 1998 in San Francisco, California and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. Kaila earned her wings on November 12, 2021. She graduated from Princess Ann high school June of 2016 with honors, then moved on to TCC for her prerequisite classes before going to ODU for her major in Cyber security and architecture. She worked for the government as an architect. She was such a sweet and gentle soul with a smile…...

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Helen Murphy

Helen Murphy passed away on November 17, 2021....

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Gladys Mae Smith

Gladys Mae Smith, age 62, entered eternal rest at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, VA on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Gladys was born in Norfolk,VA on the 4th it September in 1959 to the late William Cotten and Gladys Pinkins. She grew up in the Norview section of Norfolk, later moving to Colonial Place, where she met her Blair and Maury family. Gladys was educated in the Norfolk Public Schools system, where she graduated as a Maury Commodore in 1977.…...

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Louise L. Coston

Louise LaVerne Coston of Norfolk, VA passed away peacefully on November 11, 2021, surrounded by her loving family....

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Gerald Patrick Owens

Gerald Patrick Owens passed on November 15, 2021....

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Thado Greene Jr.

Thado Greene Jr. passed away on November 14, 2021....

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Corinthian J. Dunston

Corinthian J. Dunston passed away on November 13, 2021....

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Ellen Bernice Faircloth

Ellen Bernice Faircloth Ellen Bernice Faircloth, 94, peacefully left this life November, 15, 2021. She was born in Norfolk County (Portsmouth), VA and retired from Portsmouth Public Schools as a Teacher’s Assistant. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Randolph Faircloth, Sr. Ellen is survived by her children, Denice Faircloth Williams-Wisher, Beryl, Annette (Myron Forrest), Dr. Sonya, Randolph, Jr. “Tim” and two grandchildren; Larry Taylor, Jr. (April) and Aria Taylor....

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Patrick K. James

Patrick K. James passed away on November 13, 2021....

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Isabelle S. Johnson

Isabelle Elizabeth (Spencer) Johnson, age 95, transitioned this life to eternity at her residence under the financial care of her late husband and caring, loving family members on Veteran’s Day 2021 after succumbing to cancer and dementia.  Exceptional medical care and services were provided by Mrs. Terina Cowles, CNA; Visiting Physicians, Bon Secours Home Health and Hospice and later Amedisys Hospice. Isabelle was the youngest of fifteen children born to Goodridge and Lottie (Cole) Spencer…...

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Christopher Lamont Young

Christopher Lamont Young, also known as “C.Y.”, passed away on November 14, 2021 at the age of 46, due to a sudden illness surrounded by his loved one, he transitioned to eternal rest. Those left to cherish his memory are two sons, Shaikeem Freeman and Calvin Gardner; two daughters, Christyana Taylor and Myteka Gaynor; mother Mildred Young Barnes; step-father Nicolas A. Barnes; two brothers, Nicolas T. Young and Martin Barnes, 14 grandchildren and host of…...

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Willard J. Oliver

Willard J. Oliver passed away on November 12, 2021....

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Mildred C. Moore

Mildred C. Moore passed away on November 13, 2021....

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Shamara Bryant

Obituary Shamara Alicia Bryant was born on October 16, 2000 alongside her twin sister Samara Bryant to Fontella Bryant and Dino Lyles in Norfolk, Virginia. Affectionately known to family and friends as Bitty. Bitty went home to be with the Lord on October 26, 2021. Bitty was predeceased by her grandmother Gloria Pinckney. Bryant. She is survived by her parents Fontella Bryant and Dino Lyles. Her siblings Samara Bryant, Keiahd Bryant (Leigha), Kewaun Bryant, Destinee…...

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Lisa Deanna Overton

Lisa Deanna Overton Lisa Deanna Overton departed this life and entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 12, 2021 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA. Lisa was born to the late Frank and Orvilla Overton on May 1, 1963 in Mount Vernon, New York. Her parents raised her in a loving home alongside her brother Wallace, sister Lori, and cousin Derrick. Lisa graduated from Mount Vernon High School and went on to…...

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Dr. Patsy Brewington Perry

Dr. Patsy Brewington Perry, daughter of the late James C. and Rosa Kirby Brewington, was born in Greensboro, NC. At an early age, she moved with her parents to Clinton, NC, where she attended school, graduating from Sampson High School as valedictorian in 1950. Continuing her education at North Carolina College at Durham (now North Carolina Central University), she was inducted into several honors organizations, including Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society. She was awarded the…...

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Robert Floyd Jones

Robert Floyd Jones entered eternal life on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 9:20 am. He was the eldest son of the late Romeo and Mary Jones.  He was also predeceased by his sister Theresa Cromwell and brother Samuel. He was known as Sonnie to family and Bob to friends and co-workers. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age at Shiloh Baptist Church (Norfolk, VA) where he attended Sunday School…...

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Ma’Tayis M. Mitchell

Ma’Tayis M. Mitchell was born May, 13, 1997 and departed from this physical world on October 30, He attended I.C. Norcom High School, where he found his popularity and became “Tayez”, who we all grew to love. He played football throughout his high school years. After graduation, he attended Penn State University (Lackawanna College) in Pennsylvania. Upon returning home, he found employment with Cox Cable, which he grew a love for and had great intentions…...

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Mildred D. Thornton

Mildred Darena Thornton, the only daughter of Jessie R. McCray (Coston) and Jesse (Mutt) Bowe; was born July 4th, 1945 in Norfolk,Virginia. Mildred graduated from Cardozo High School in D.C. and later attended Bronx Community College In New York where she resided for 15 years. Upon returning to Virginia Beach, Mildred lived a rewarding and fulfilling life as wife to Gene Elliott Thornton Sr., a mother of four, daughter Detra Littlejohn and three sons, Charles H. McLean Jr., Gene E, Thornton Jr.(wife Tonya Thornton) and…...

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Tina Marie Anthony Walburger

Tina passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Sentara Hospice House in Virginia Beach. Her nurse was Doris RN and the family would like to thank her for her care. Tina was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY to Margaret Smoke (Robert Wheatley) and pre-deceased by her father Michael Anthony, sister Anna Burgos and her brothers Loren R Wheatley and John R Wheatley. Survived by her sons Ryan Walburger of Camillus…...

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Melvin McDaniel

Melvin McDaniel was born on May 5, 1951 to Harrison and Wanza McDaniel.  He attended Portsmouth Public Schools.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1977 where he received several medals and honors.  After serving the U.S. Army, Melvin started his second career as Base Security at the Norfolk Naval Base.  Melvin was always helpful to everyone he encountered and loved working on cars.  He loved his kids but his grandchildren were his pride and…...

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Shanya Monique Renee Plummer

Shanya Monique Renee Plummer passed away on November 10, 2021....

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Delores W. Dancy

Reflections of Life “…And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” Delores ‘Dee’ Dancy was born October 9,1949, to the late Reverend, Dr. Lawrence and Willie Mae Smith in Norfolk, Virginia. She peacefully departed this life and entered eternal rest on November 8, 2021, in Virginia Beach, VA. She was…...

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Sabrina R. Brown

Sabrina Renee Burrus-Brown Our beloved Sister, Aunt and Friend Sabrina Renee” Dena”  Burrus Brown passed away peacefully in Richmond, VA on October 26, 2021.  Sabrina was born on May 14, 1968, in Norfolk, VA to the late Harvey, Sr. and Sarah Burrus.   Dena, as she was affectionately called by family and friends, was the youngest of 9 children.   She was predeceased by her brothers Andrus Burrus, Lewis Earl Burrus, Harvey “Bud” Burrus, Jr., sisters Rosie…...

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Barbara Hilliard

Our Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend Barbara Jean Parker Hillard entered her eternal rest on November 8, 2021. Barbara was born on February 22, 1947, to the late Mary and David Parker. Barbara attended I. C. Norcom High School where she obtained her High School Diploma. Barbara was employed with the Norfolk Naval Air Station where she worked for 20 years. Barbara was a born-again believer and served as member of Holy Light…...

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Nicole Lovewine

Nicole Lovewine passed away on November 3, 2021....

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Mildred M. Tompkins

Mildred Marie Tompkins (Mil), was born to Lena Moore and William Mckinley Clark in South Norfolk, (now known as Chesapeake) Virginia, in the day and the year of the Lord May 3, 1939. Mildred was called to rest on Friday morning, November 6, 2021. Mildred was the youngest of four sisters – the late Sallie Mae and surviving Sisters Bernice Clark (Baby Sister) and Ella Moses (Mopsy). Mildred attended Waterford Elementary school and continued her…...

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Calvin Boyd Judge

Calvin Boyd Judge passed away on November 5, 2021....

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Charles Levy

Charles Levy, a wonderful Husband, Father and Grandfather, was born on March 31, 1944 in Mississippi to the late Ellison and Frances Levy. He peacefully ascended to his eternal home on November 2, 2021. In his early teens, he relocated to Chesapeake, VA. He worked at different construction companies and finally yet importantly ended up working for VICO Construction Company for 35 years. Daddy Charles loved his Quintet Gospel Music, his Western Shows and Music.…...

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Michael V. Jordan Sr.

Michael V. Jordan Sr. passed away November 5, 2021....

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Brenda K. Barnes

Brenda K. Barnes passed away on November 8, 2021....

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Arlethia Wynn Whitley

Arlethia Wynn Whitley, daughter of Dandie and Clarence Wynn, was born on March 26, 1924 in Portsmouth, VA. She departed this life on Saturday morning, November 6, 2021 at Chesapeake Regional Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Keene Whitley, Arthur Keene Whitley, Jr., Helen Whitley, Barbara Whitley, Gloria Johnson, Arlethia Biggs and Darryl Whitley. She is survived by her son, Tyrone Whitley and daughter, Beverly Whitley Kelley. Letha (as she is affectionately called)…...

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Betty Faye Owens

Betty Faye Owens passed away on November 4, 2021....

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Danielle Marie Pope

Danielle Marie Pope passed away on October 21, 2021....

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Nathan O. Wilson

Nathan O. Wilson passed away on November 8, 2021....

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Hazel B. Moses

Hazel Balmer Moses October 12, 1925- November 8, 2021 Hazel “Ma Hazel” Balmer Moses, 95 of the 700 black of B Avenue passed away on November 8, 2021. She was born October 12, 1925 to the late Codeva Edwards and the late Simon Balmer in her family in home Jackson, North Carolina.  She was educated in the Northampton County Public Schools in Jackson. She gave birth to her only daughter Carolyn McCulley at the age…...

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Joseph O’love Moore

Joseph O’love Moore passed away on October 28, 2021....

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William Lee Moore

William Lee Moore passed away on October 28, 2021....

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Bernard Smalley

Once again in His Devine Love, God called home to eternal rest Bernard Smalley. He was a husband and father. He slipped peacefully quietly away on Saturday morning, November 6, 2021. Bernard born to the late Cleo and Sallie Smalley on September 21, 1954 in Macon, GA. He received his formal education in the New York Public Schools. He went to trade school for electricity and was an electrician for 30 plus years. He loved…...

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Novella L. Whitaker

Novella Leonthy Payton Whitaker received her call to Glory on November 6 2021. She enjoyed the life she was blessed to live and shared much of her time with family, friends and “the neighborhood “kids” ; they were sure to get into game of “Spades” with her.  She was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church were she served in the Senior Choir and the Senior Gospel Choir. She was predeceased by her parents, Mary…...

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Kenrece Baxter

Kenrece Deneen Baxter entered eternal life on Friday, November 5, 2021.  Kenrece was born September 6, 1964, in Greenwich, CT; the fifth and youngest child of Winnifred Baxter. A beautiful girl with a pleasant disposition, Kenrece attended Saint Mary’s High School in Greenwich where she was a bright student with many friends.  She excelled at volleyball and was also a cheerleader.  After graduation, Kenrece went on to work numerous jobs including local banks, where she…...

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Thelma Lee Jernigan

Thelma Lee Jernigan passed away on October 29, 2021....

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Demario Anthony Phillips Sr.

Demario Anthony Phillips Sr. passed away on October 30, 2021....

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