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Wilhemenia Blankenship

Wilhemenia Blankenship passed away February 1, 2019....

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Ashley Marie Freeman

Ashley Marie Freeman passed away February 5, 2019....

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Mary V. Bell

Mary V. Bell passed away February 4, 2019....

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Dian Roberts

Dian Roberts passed away February 4, 2019....

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Cora L. Norman

Cora Lee Norman was born March 20, 1939 in Winston Salem, NC, to the late William and Emma Livingston. Cora Lee attended Norfolk Public School Systems and received her diploma from Booker T. Washington High School. Cora Lee was employed in the Norfolk Public School System as a custodial worker for 35 years before retiring. She was predeceased by her brothers, William and John Livingston and her sisters, Betty Uzzle and Alice Artis. She leaves to cherish her memory; husband, Elmer Norman; three daughters, Angela Sumner,…...

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Shirley M. Hoyt

Shirley M. Hoyt passed away February 1, 2019....

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Annie Belle Etheridge

Annie B. Etheridge “Belle” was born on October 16th, 1937 to the late Edward J. Lewis and Nannie Mae Carmichael(Lewis). She was the widow of the late Irey M. Etheridge Sr. Annie worked for many years at the Southampton Hospital on Long Island, NY. After moving to Virginia, Annie became a longtime employee at DePaul Hospital for 27 years as an Emergency Room Secretary. As the ER Secretary she was known for keeping doctors, nurses, and a few patients in “shipshape”. She was a gifted craftswoman and…...

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Joseph Henry Thornton

On Monday, February 4, 2019 our lord and savior called to rest our beloved father, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. Joseph Henry Thornton (Joe) was born on March 6, 1946 to William Howard and Berlyn Matilda Thornton. He was employed at the Marine Hydraulics for over 20 years. During his time with the company he received many awards and certificates of certification. Joe was a very hardworking provider, father, brother, and relative. One of his favorite ways to provide for his family was gifting…...

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Anita Smith

Anita Smith passed away February 2, 2019....

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Clarence Knight

Clarence Knight passed away February 5, 2019....

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Shanardo B. Goodhope

On Sunday, February 4, 2019 at 2:21am, Shanardo Brian Goodhope passed away at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Shanardo was born September 12, 1979 in Norfolk, Virginia.  He attended Norview High School.  He worked as an armed security guard at several locations, with the most recent being Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. Shanardo was an avid football and basketball fan and he thoroughly enjoyed being his sister’s, Galaisha Goodhope, personal basketball trainer.  He was well-known in Hampton Roads, especially…...

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Claxton M. Melvin

Claxton Michael Melvin passed away February 6, 2019....

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Donzell L. Cuffee

Donzell Lavonte Cuffee was born to Cordelia Wilson Cuffee and the late Charles Edward Cuffee on June 25, 1952 in Chesapeake, Virginia.  He passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family on Saturday February 02, 2019 to join his loving wife, Zelma Forehand Cuffee.  He was predeceased by his wife, father, two sisters, Cathy M. Cuffee and Paulette J. Cuffee, a brother Charles A. Cuffee, a grandson Deonte Austin and a nephew Marcus…...

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Roy W. Green

Roy Willis Green passed away February 1, 2019....

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Rev. Dr. William H. Chatman

Rev. Dr. William Chatman passes away February 3, 2019....

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Beulah O. Cherry

Life Reflections God in his infinite wisdom called our love one Beulah Odessa Phillips Cherry from this life on February 4, 2019.  We bow in humble submission to his holy will. Odessa, as she was called, was one of eight children, born April 2, 1926 in Martin County North Carolina to the late Ernest and Ada Stancil Phillips. She accepted Christ at an early age being a member of James Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church.  She…...

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Jimmie W. Finnie

Jimmie Walter Finnie, affectionately known as Jay Walter or Jay, was born April 27, 1938 to the late Clarence E. Finnie, Sr. and Susie Brown in Sweet Home, Arkansas.  His mother having passed while he was a toddler, he was raised by his maternal aunts and grandmother, Ma Carrie Brown. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he had a storied 20-year career as a Radioman, operating telegraph machines, sending…...

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Sheldon D. Speights

Sheldon D. Speights passed away February 1, 2019....

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Vandy Lee Spruill

Vandy Lee Spruill passed away January 29, 2019....

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Regina Jenkins

Regina Jenkins passed away February 1, 2019....

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Miguel W. Johnson

Miguel W. Johnson passed away February 1, 2019....

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Dennis James Robinson

Dennis J. Robinson passed away January 31, 2019....

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Luther Burress, Jr.

Luther Burress, Jr. passed away January 29, 2019....

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Joseph M. Pitts

Joseph M. Pitts passed away January 31, 2019....

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Leroy Woodruff, Jr.

Leroy Woodruff, Jr. passed away January 29, 2019....

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Patricia Debrough

Patricia Debrough passed away January 25, 2019....

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Adam Jerome Claboine

Adam J. Claboine passed away January 30, 2019....

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Harold O. Seabron

Harold O. Seabron passed away January 29, 2019....

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Arthur D. Holloman, Sr.

Arthur D. Holloman, Sr. passed away December 26, 2018....

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Linwood F. Harris

A person who cherished family, a person who endured all things gracefully, a person who gave of himself freely, a person who loved unconditionally is our loved one, Linwood Harris. On January 29, 2019, Linwood Harris was called home to his eternal resting place. He will forever be known in 2 ways as” the  baby brother” of the Harris clan, and as “Buck” to the world. Buck entered the world under the guidance and love…...

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Diana Tyler

Diana Tyler, affectionately known as Diane, Lady Di, Dot and “Dot Dot with the bad back”, went from labor to reward on January 29, 2019. She was born to the late Christine and Roy Tyler, in Norfolk, VA. Educated in Norfolk Public Schools, she was previously employed by Marriott and Hampton Inn hotel chains, as well as the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Diane was known for her cleanliness and cooking skills, mastering those dishes passed down from her mother. The…...

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Jennifer C. Sawyer

Jennifer C. Sawyer was born on November 7, 1952 and departed this life peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  She graduated from Elm City High School, ’71 and North Carolina A&T State University, ’75, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She received her Master of Education degree from Regent University, ’84. Her teaching career encompassed 30 years in Norfolk Public Schools, retiring in 2008.   She was an active…...

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Irvin Jones

Irvin Jones passed away January 25, 2019....

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Glenda White

Glenda White passed away November 22, 2018....

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Camilla Wheelock

Camilla Harper Wheelock departed this life Monday, January 29, 2019. She was born January 9,1936, the last of seven children to Arthur Harper and Tola Brinkley Harper in Norfolk, Virginia. She grew up in St. John’s AME Church. Camilla, who was fondly called “Dimples” by her parents and siblings, and “Aunt Boo Boo” by her nieces and nephews, attended the public schools of Norfolk and graduated from Booker T. Washington high School in the class…...

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Emma Jean Bynum Owens

Emma Jean Bynum Owens peacefully fell asleep in death on January 23, 2019 in the comfort of her home. She was born to the late Nathaniel and Lucille Bynum, Sr. She was employed in the Food and Nutrition Department at the Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA for over 37 Years. Throughout her life, Aunt Mama touched the lives of people in many ways. Her final days were spent surrounded by those family and friends that she had touched. She…...

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Fred K. Wilder

Fred K. Wilder passed away January 27, 2019....

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Darlene L. Privott

The sun rose on May 25, 1959 and set on January 28, 2019 for Darlene Privott at the age of 59. Darlene was the seventh child born to the late Freddie and Gladys Lindsey on May 25, 1959 in Norfolk, Virginia, where she was raised in the Coronado section of Norview. She was a member of Queen Street Baptist church. She graduated from Norview High School in 1977. To further her career, she decided to…...

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Rosa Elizabeth Porter

Rosa Elizabeth Porter (Rose) was born August 15, 1935 to Johnnie A. Hill and Leola Walston and raised by Johnnie and Hannah Hill in the West Norfolk area of VA. Rosa attended Norfolk County High School and graduated in 1954. Later, she moved to Bronx, NY and married James C. Porter. She had two sons and one daughter.  The family moved to Portsmouth, VA where she worked for several years in food service at Manor…...

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Wanda Love

Wanda A. (Daniels) Love was born on August 16, 1950 to parents, Edward B. Daniels and Chlora D. Daniels She received her wings on January 29, 2019. Wanda was a caring wife to Rudolph Valentino Love a loving mother to two sons Thaedius Love (Kayin) and Vernon R. Love II; A grandmother of ten, to Amol Bilal, Davida Bilal, ZaMari Love, Zorah Love, Zuri Love, Vernon R. Love III, Erica Mayfield-Ebron, Faleicia Mayfield, Deonte Mayfield,…...

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Linda Sawyer Cherry

Linda Sawyer Cherry passed away January 17, 2019....

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Ernest Eugene Turner

Ernest Eugene Turner passed away January 20, 2019....

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Johnathan Holloman

Johnathan Holloman passed away January 22, 2019....

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Kedra Lanae Harris

Kedra Lanae Harris passed away January 28, 2019....

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Sylvia M. Avery

Sylvia M. Avery passed away January 22, 2019....

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Miranda Nellum-Jones

Miranda Nellum-Jones passed away January 22, 2019....

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O’Kahn D. Wilder

O’Kahn D. Wilder, 39, of the 1900 block of South Lakeland Drive passed away on January 29, 2019.  He was born on April 17, 1979 in Virginia Beach, VA to Dinah Hughes-Ford and the late Oisborne L. Wilder, Sr. O’Kahn is survived by his mother, Dinah Hughes-Ford; four sisters, Geneva, Deona, Davina and Gerena; one brother, Oisborne, Jr.; grandparents, Queenie Wilder and James Hughes; life partner, Jo Ann Kolasa and a host of other relatives…...

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Lanette Louise Knight

Lanette (Louise) Knight December 15, 1954 – January 26, 2019 Lanette, Louise Cantu was born to Floyd Allen Cantu Sr. and Doris Elizabeth Cantu on Dec. 15, 1954 at the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio TX.   As the eldest child in a Navy family, Lanette was primarily raised in San Antonio, TX and San Diego, CA supporting her father’s duty assignments.   As a single mother of Michael Darnell Cantu, Lanette attended night school pursuing…...

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Milton Edwards

Milton Edwards passed away January 25, 2019....

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Katie Erlene Horne

Katie Erlene Horne passed away January 26, 2019....

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