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Elaine Nellie Daniels

Elaine Nellie Daniels succumbed to this world, entering into eternal rest and peace on September 23, 2022....

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Ronald Darryl Lamb

Ronald Darryl Lamb : Smart, Funny and Kind Darryl was a caring father, brother, son, and friend. He left this world suddenly on September 22, 2022. Ronald Darryl Lamb is survived by his beautiful daughter Ashley Clemens, his sisters Wilma Jean Bragg, Cynthia Gardner, Nancy Carter, Tina Perry and Violet White, and his brothers Paul Lamb, Theodore Lamb and Gregory Lamb. He was preceded in death by his brothers William Lamb Jr, Larry Rattler, Melvin Rattler and James Rattler. He was born to now deceased James William Lamb Sr.…...

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Deloise Perry

Our hearts are saddened by the loss of our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. Deloise devoted her time serving others through her acts of kindness. She loved her family, but the Lord led her to glory. Now heaven has one more angel. Deloise was affectionately known as “Aunt Lois” or “Ma P”. She was the eldest of seven children. Deloise was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 25, 2022.…...

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Stephen Raymond Gunter

Stephen R. Gunter, the loving son of Acey Gunter and Gladys Gunter was born on July 5, 1957 in Norfolk, Virginia. Steve graduated from Lake Taylor High School in 1975 and served in the U.S. Army. He was a lover of classic soul music, a jokester and the life of the party, as many would say. His life transitioned on Friday September 23, 2022. His memories are left to be cherished by his daughter Stephanie O. Ferebee, son Stephen K. Ferebee, brother Reginald B Gunter (Sharon), sisters Sheila…...

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Alton Lamont Arrington

Alton Lamont (Auto) Arrington transition into eternal life on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Alton was born on January 4, 1968 in Wilson, North Carolina to Roy Arrington and the late Betty Arrington. He was the oldest of three children. Alton is predeceased by his mother, and grandparents Edward and Hattie Arrington and Betty and Willie B. Warren.  Alton was educated in Norfolk and Maryland Public Schools. He later joined the workforce where became skilled in…...

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Harold Eugene Chesson, Sr.

Harold Eugene Chesson, Sr. passed away September 23, 2022....

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Jimmie Lee Wells

Jimmie Lee Wells passed away September 25, 2022....

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Calvin Louis Day

Calvin Louis Day passed away September 23, 2022....

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Gerald Lee Savage

On September 21, 2022, Gerald Lee Savage entered eternal rest and was welcomed into the loving arms of God. Gerald was the son of the late Henry C. Savage and Vedes Virginia Clark. Left to cherish his memory; his wife of 52 years, Lillie Savage; his daughters, Stephanie Savage-Little and Serena Savage-Vaughan; his son, Jerome Savage; eleven grandchildren, Claude Savage, Natasha Savage, Selina Little, Sher-Ron Little, Shania Little, Azariah Vaughan, Aysha Vaughan, Alijah Vaughan, TiAira…...

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Sylvia Ann Sutton

Sylvia Ann Sutton, 70, of Norfolk, VA, departed this life on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  Sylvia was a native of the Long Ridge community located in Chesapeake, VA, where she was affectionately reared in a Christian home by four generations that guided and molded her into a phenomenal woman.  She received her formative education in the Chesapeake city public schools and her Christian foundation started at Gabriel Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Chesapeake, VA.      She graduated from…...

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Catherine Winstead Heyward

On September 18th, Catherine “Kitty” Winstead-Heyward passed away at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Catherine was born in Norfolk, Virginia on March 18, 1941 to Lucy and Ernest Winstead. She was educated in Norfolk Public Schools. Catherine was predeceased by her mother and father; Her son, Michael Heyward; Six (6) sisters, Helen, Eunice, Dora Lee, Lizzie, Patricia and Virginia; Five (5) Brothers, Shadrach, Jesse, Israel, Harry and Charley Winstead. Catherine is survived by three…...

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Birty Hadnot, Jr.

Birty Hadnot Jr. was born on September 18, 1935, to the late Birty Hadnot Sr. and Selonia Smith Hadnot in Jasper Texas. Birty was educated in the Jasper Texas school system. As a young man, Birty joined the U.S. Navy where he served honorably, retiring after twenty years of service.  During his tenure in the Navy, he received many commendations and awards. He later retired from VEPCO upon completion of ten years of service and…...

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James R. Fayton, Sr.

James R. Fayton Sr. who was affectionately known as “Ray” transitioned into eternal rest with his wife and family at his side on September 19, 2022.  Ray was born on March 12, 1951, in Norfolk, VA to the late Sister Audrey Mae Hammond and raised by the late Deacon James Hammond. He married the love of his life Carolyn E. Lee 41 years ago.  He leaves a legacy of two children, James R. Fayton, Jr.…...

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Pastor Nemmo Etheridge, Jr.

On Thursday September 15, 2022 our beloved Pastor, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, and dear Friend departed this world for eternal life. Nemmo (Goose) Etheridge was born on March 3, 1944 in Chesapeake, Virginia to the late Nimmo and Teresa Etheridge. Pastor Etheridge was raised on a farm and attended Crestwood High School. He was preceded in death by his son Breean Etheridge; Sister, Geraldine Etheridge, and Brothers Joe and Robert Etheridge. Pastor Nemmo was a man who…...

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Harvest C. White

Harvest C. White transitioned from labor to reward on September 17, 2022....

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Aaron Lee Woodhouse

Aaron Lee Woodhouse walked beyond the veil of death, entering into eternal rest on September 3, 2022....

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Davelle Anthony Taylor

Davelle Anthony Taylor made his final journey home to rest on September 10, 2022....

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Timothy Anderson

 Many hearts have been filled with grief upon the passing of our beloved, Mr. Timothy Anderson.  On September 14, 2022, God in his infinite wisdom and divine love, called from our midst in his faithful son, Timothy Anderson to eternal rest. Timothy Anderson was born on January 20, 1961 to the late Emmadell and John Talmadge Anderson. Timothy was raised in Waterloo, South Carolina and attended Lawrence High School and graduated in 1979.  He was predeceased in…...

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Anthony Lee Otey, Sr.

Anthony Lee Otey, Sr., was born on June 23, 1955 in Norfolk, VA. He was educated in the Norfolk Public Schools System, including Booker T. Washington High School, where he became a wrestling champion and Team Captain until his graduation in 1975. His talent earned him a scholarship to Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. When Anthony returned to Norfolk, he embarked on several careers. Those careers utilized his various skills and talents, including: Crance operator…...

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Clarence Eugene “Lucky” Perry, Sr.

Clarence Eugene “Lucky” Perry, Sr. departed this earthly life for everlasting life with the Father on September 4, 2022....

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LaKindra Latanya Granger

LaKindra Latanya Granger transitioned from earthly life to eternal life on September 16, 2022....

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Christopher Ronald Anthony

Christopher Ronald Anthony (known as Chris) transitioned from this earthly life to eternal rest on September 15, 2022.  Chris was born February 7, 1958 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Elizabeth Marie Boyce Anthony and the late Lewis McCoy Anthony.  He attended the Norfolk Public School System where he graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and received a Bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State University.  Chris enlisted in the United States Army in 1982, was…...

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Robert Lee Boyce

Robert Lee Boyce quietly transitioned to his eternal resting place on Tuesday, September 13th, 2022. He was born to the late Russell Skinner and Dorothy Boyce in Norfolk, VA. He was preceded in death by his three brothers Clifton Boyce, Charles Boyce, and Clyde Boyce. Robert was educated in the Norfolk Public School System and worked as a plasterer for many years after. Affectionately known as “Rob”, “Ricky Montez”, “The Governor”, and many others over…...

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Zachary Henry Merdy

Zachary was born on March 17, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended New York Public School and would have attended the third grade this year.  Zackary loved video games, Sonic the Hedgehog and Football. He played football for the Silver Backs, and they won the championship in 2021!  Zackary was a fabulous big brother to Lilliana and Oliver. Zack was very close to his 1st cousin, Kaceon and enjoyed many overnights and outing with his…...

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Kay Calloway Barner

Kay Calloway Barner was born September 2, 1944, in Norfolk, VA. God’s angels ushered her home on September, 5, 2022, in Plano, TX. She was formerly married to John Calloway, Jr. on August 5, 1962, where they were blessed with one son, John Calloway, III. She then remarried to Curtis L. Barner on February 9, 1975, and were blessed with one daughter, Sherry T. Barner. Kay was a dedicated elementary and middle school educator for over 40 years.…...

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Pastor Antwan L. Jones

The Life and Legacy of Praise for Antwan L. Jones A triumphant trumpet sounded on the early morning of September 15, 2022. Antwan L. Jones heard his name and rose to his celebration of eternal praise, where the Lord crowned his spiritual emeritus servant well done.  Affectionally known as Wayne, AJ, or Pastor AJ, his most prized title in life was being a Man of God.  Along with his twin brother, Antonio, Antwan was born…...

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Christine Jones

On Tuesday September 13, 2022, Christine D. Jonesheard the voice of Jesus say, “Come unto me and rest.” At the time of her transition, she was surrounded by her family. Christine was born in Princess Anne County, Virginia to Willie Lipscomb and Virginia Jones. She attended Norfolk Public Schools.  Christine worked in the hospitality industry for many years.   During her life, she borne five children:  Yvonne McDaniel (Kim) of Florida, Bryant Jones, Lisa Jones (Clifton),…...

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Louis Cardozo

My Birth Louis Cardozo (affectionately known as Dubby by friends and relatives) a treasured and loving husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin, colleague, and friend, peacefully exchanged labor for the reward of eternal rest on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at the age of ninety (90). Louis was the youngest child born March 25, 1932 to the late Louis and the late Vivian Cardozo in Jamaica, New York.   My Education He attended and completed Public Schools…...

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William A. Williams

William A. Williams passed away September 7, 2022....

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Vivienne A. O’Reggio

Vivienne Antoinette O’Reggio was born on June 23, 1958 in Kingston, Jamaica. As a teenager in Kingston, Vivienne (affectionally known as Nell) attended Calvary Gospel Assembly where she first gave her life to Christ and was baptized. When her family moved to the United States in 1979, Vivienne moved to New York where she married her childhood sweetheart Michael O’Reggio and gave birth to a daughter, Charlene O’Reggio. She lived a very full life of…...

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Luke Brown, Jr.

Luke Brown Jr. (Hammer) departed this earthly life and entered into his eternal home with the Heavenly Father, on Sunday, September 11, 2022. He was born in Nansemond County, Suffolk, Virginia on October 23, 1941 to the late Luke and Nancy Brown Sr. He is also predeceased by his grandmother, Mary Lee Newsome from Suffolk, VA., Also, his Aunt Louise Knight of Suffolk, VA. He was the oldest child from their union. Luke was a…...

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Racheal Adell Dent

On September 9, 2022, Racheal Adell Dent entered eternal rest and was welcomed into the loving arms of God. The youngest of three children, Racheal was born to proud parents, Patricia Speller-Dent and Terrence Dent on October 26, 1988 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Beautiful, inside and out, Racheal was a happy child who could brighten any room with her infectious smile.  Racheal lived life aloud, to the fullest, and in her uniqueness. She was cool,…...

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James W. Orr, Sr.

Family.  James W. Orr, Sr. was born to the late Boysie F. Orr and Leola M. Spinks on August 19, 1939, in Ramseur, North Carolina. He spent his early years in North Carolina and Alabama before moving to Detroit, MI, with his father, stepmother, Ollie Orr, and sister Margaret in the mid-1940s. James attended Northwestern High School in Detroit, MI, and was an active member of the football and track teams.  James met his wife, Louise,…...

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Angel Denise Haynes

Angel Denise Haynes passed away September 4, 2022....

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Kenny Lee Winborne

Kenny Lee Winborne, affectionately known as K, Da, Papa, Clint, Black, and Pops, 55, was called home on Monday, September 12, 2022. Kenny was born on January 11, 1967, in Franklin, Virginia to the late John Henry Winborne Jr. and Sylvia Lee Winborne.  He was educated in Chesapeake Public Schools and employed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for 15 years. Kenny was also an employee of Smithfield Foods for 25 years. Kenny enjoyed karate and was…...

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Patricia W. Jones

Patricia W. Jones was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 12, 2022.  She was born November 17, 1942 to the late Floyd and Verneice Whitehurst in Norfolk, VA.  She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond M. Jones, Jr. and two brothers: Floyd, Jr. and Lennell.  She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, where she met her husband of 49 years. To this union was born two…...

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Florine Isabelle Smith

Florine Isabelle White was born on August 4, 1929 in Princess Anne County to Clarence & Gertrude (Green) White. Florine was the youngest of six (6) children; all who precede her in death. Theodore White, died at birth; Clarence White (Little Man) died 1/23/1989; Earl Floyd White, died 7/1/1991; Ulysses White (Tookum), died 11/12/1993; Michael White, died 2/10/1995. Her parents precede her in death, Clarence passed on 7/6/1964 and Gertrude passed 3/30/1981. She was the…...

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James Lee Watson

James “Stimmie Wolf” Watson answered the Lord on September 06, 2022 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Zenora Marie Watson Sparrow and Howard Lee Watson. Also, a son Kareem Smith; one sister, Stephanie M. Watson and 1 brother, Robert Lee Watson. Stimmie was an Army Veteran in the Vietnam War. He worked at Lone Star (Tarmac) and Branson Cement Company for several years. His passion was working on…...

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Tavian Khaleil Obey

Tavian Khaleil Obey passed away September 4, 2022....

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John M. Bailey, Jr.

Celebrating the life and legacy of John M. Bailey, Jr., who departed this life on September 7, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine S. Bailey of 54 years and father of John M. Bailey, III, Christopher M. Bailey, and Nykia J. Bailey. He was born to the parents of John Bailey, Sr. and Rebecca Brooks on November 11, 1947 in Norfolk, VA.   John graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1966 and enlisted in the US Marine Corps during his senior year of high school. John was…...

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LaTanya Devonne McClain

Latanya Devonne McClain passed away after a courageous fight with a short illness on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022 at Atrium Cabarrus Hospital in Concord, NC. surrounded by family and friends. She calmly went to live with the angels. She was born Feb 3, 1984 in Chesapeake, Va. to Lucius and Linda Loftin. Latanya graduated from Indian River High School with high academic honors. After graduation she attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. where she…...

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Alexander D. Hayes

Alexander D. Hayes passed away September 7, 2022....

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Dorine F. Ward

On Thursday, September 8, 2022, the Lord called his daughter, Dorine F. Ward home. Dorine was born October 25, 1942 in Nansemond County, Virginia to Floyd and Emma Faulk. She was the third child born to her parents. Dorine was educated in the Suffolk Public School System at East Suffolk High School. Dorine married Eli Ward, Jr. in Nansemond County on April 13, 1964 and together they had eight children. She was a homemaker and…...

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Mother Lillie Mae Harris

On Saturday, September 3, 2022, another angel was called home. Mother Lillie Mae Harris was born March 2nd, 1936, in Gaffney, South Carolina, to King David and Peal D. Littlejohn. She was a graduate of Gaffney High School. In 1955 she married the love of her life Benjamin Franklin Harris known to many as Papa Joe, from this union they had three children. Mother Harris “Booba” worked as a chef for Lone Pine Restaurant and…...

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James Edward Johnson, Jr.

Deacon James Johnson, Jr was born on July 10, 1927 in Camden County, North Carolina to James Sr and Minnie Johnson.  He graduated valedictorian of his class from Currituck County Training High School in 1945 and married his high school sweetheart, the love of his life Deaconess Dollie Johnson on August 30, 1947. Eventually they settled in the Tidewater area and together raised three children in Portsmouth. For many years Dad worked two and three…...

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Melchurrie Earl Hargraves

Melchurrie Earl Hargraves passed away August 31, 2022. He is survived by his children: Gabriel Scott, Jalisa Scott, and Churrio Scott; and grandchildren: R’Jay Rose (2) and Chase Scott (4wks)....

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Esther Scott Land

Esther Scott Land passed away September 2, 2022....

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Willie Herman Williams, Jr.

Willie Herman Williams, Jr., finished his courageous battle on September 6, 2022. Willie was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on October 23, 1959, to the late Willie Herman Williams, Sr., and Ruth Evelyn Williams. He was educated in the Virginia Beach Public School System and traveled the world as a Merchant Seaman for a number of years. He later worked as a long distance truck driver until his early retirement. Willie loved football and was an…...

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Earlene Mack

A Life to be Remembered It is said that there are three words in the English language that are more solemn than all others. They are Life, Death, and Eternity.   Life Life began for Earlene Mack on April 3, 1941 in Glarendon County, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Lela Mack. The family moved to Norfolk, Virginia where she attended Norfolk Public Schools. Earlene went to New York and…...

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Jailynn A’Rihana Santiful

Jailynn A’Rihana Santiful passed away September 3, 2022....

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