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Alden H. Small, Sr.

Alden H. Small, Sr., 99, of Tinton Falls, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2019. He was born in Brooklyn NY to the late George T. and Eva (Liburd) Small of Nevis, West Indies. Alden attended Haaren High School in Manhattan NY graduating in January 1938. He was then drafted into the US Army in 1941 and stationed at Ft. Huachuca training for the North African Invasion. During the invasion he went from North Africa through…...

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Helen Virginia Davenport

Helen Virginia Davenport passed away January 23, 2019....

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Clyde E. Lee

Clyde Edward Lee was born October 1, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri to Jethro and Bessie Lee. He was the youngest of two children. On July 16, 1962, Clyde married Juanita Armstrong. Clyde and Juanita had two children together, Gwendolyn Fields and Mark Lee. Clyde served his country as a member of the United States Army for 20 years until he retired. After retiring from the military he worked at the Virginia pilot for about…...

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Rebecca Jane Ward

Rebecca Jane McCoy Ward (Beck) was born February 18, 1942 to Gracie Mae McCoy.  She was raised in Bruce Station also known as Bruce’s in Chesapeake, VA on the Lilley Farm.  Later, she moved with her parents, Gracie and Horace Franklin to Norfolk County in Churchland which later became Portsmouth, VA. She attended elementary school in West Norfolk in Churchland and graduated in 1960 from Crestwood High School in Chesapeake, VA.  She married Melvin Ward…...

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Ruby Joe Cartwright

Ruby J. Cartwright, age 80, entered into eternal peace surrounded by her family on Wednesday January 23, 2019 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Ruby was born on March 27, 1938 to the late Marvin and Elease Fortson in Elberton, Georgia. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, VA. For many years she was employed at Oceana Naval Station in Virginia Beach, VA. Later on, she worked in housekeeping services at…...

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Horace Walker, Sr.

Horace Walker, Sr. passed away January 24, 2019....

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Gene Earl Hopkins

Gene Earl Hopkins passed away January 23, 2019....

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Albert Carmichael

On January 19, 2019 our dear loved one and beloved friend Albert Carmichael passed away suddenly into his eternal sleep  while being transported in the ambulance to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Albert was a native of Norfolk Virginia where he was a loving life-time resident of the Villa Heights Community. On March 20, 1958, Albert was born to the late Hoyt and Alberta Carmichael. Albert was educated in the Norfolk Public School System and was…...

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William H. Jordan, Sr.

William Howard Jordan, Sr., 84, “The Great Debater” of “Seven Pines” in Virginia Beach and 38th Street in Norfolk, VA, joined his Jordan, Selden, McGee, and Thorogood ancestors on January 21, 2019.  He was the baby boy and 7th child born to Joseph A. Jordan, Sr. and the former Agnes Elizabeth Selden.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years Dr. Janie Loretta Cooper Jordan, his parents, and his siblings Joseph A.…...

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Thomas B. Liverman, Sr.

On Monday morning, January 21, 2019 our beloved family member, Thomas B. Liverman, Sr., went to be present with the Lord, to behold the beauty of the Lord. Thomas was born August 19, 1940. He was the youngest son of Caddie Mac Basnight. He was born and raised in Tyrell, North Carolina and raised in Norfolk, VA. He was employed with Lloyd Johnson Company in the City of Norfolk. Thomas was a very funny and…...

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William David Spruell

William David Spruell passed away January 10, 2019....

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Mattie C. Bembury

Mattie Pearl Bembury, in the home of her daughter, surrounded by love transitioned to her heavenly home January 23, 2019 at the age of ninety-six. She was born on May 25, 1922 in Gretna, VA to the late Lula T. (Hubbard) Chambers and James S. Chambers. Pearl, as she was called by her friends and family, attended primary and secondary school in Gretna. She moved to Washington D.C. where her older sister was, to go…...

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Linda Elizabeth Jennette

On Saturday January 19, 2019 Minister Linda Duncan Jennette went to be with the Lord in the early hours of the morning. She was born on May 15, 1953 in Pompano Beach, Florida to Mary Elizabeth Duncan(Jones) and Nathaniel Duncan Sr. She is the 2nd oldest of 9 siblings. She was baptized as a member of First Baptist Church in Collier City, Florida under the leadership of Rev. Tilton. She attended Broward County Public Schools.…...

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Sanford Harrell

Sanford Harrell went to his eternal resting place January 12,2019. He was born to the late Vivian Harrell and Joseph Trotter on August 8, 1950 in Shoulders Hill, Virginia. Sanford’s educational school years were spent in New York City public schools , After he finished his education he served in the United States Army. After Sanford’s honorable discharge from the army, he worked for Monarch Labels a well as UPS. Sanford had a passion for life. He loved…...

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Abraham S. Anderson

Dr. Abraham S. Anderson, 83, softly passed from this world on the morning of Tuesday, 22 January 2019, of natural causes. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ruth Gray and Charles Anderson of Kingston, Jamaica, and his younger brother, Dr. Bernard Anderson of Gondar, Ethiopia. He is a graduate of Calabar High School, an all-boys secondary school in Kingston, Jamaica, Howard University and Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC.…...

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Donald Alvin Cartwright, Jr.

Donald Alvin Cartwright, Jr., 54, peacefully entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 21, 2019. Donald was born on August 21, 1964 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina to Donald and Mary Cartwright, Sr. Donald leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Stephanie Cartwright; parents, Donald and Mary Cartwright, Sr.;twin sister, Wanda Cartwright; brother, Kelvin Cartwright (Denise);nephew, Kelvin Cartwright, Jr. and niece, Kayla Cartwright....

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Brenda Smith

Brenda Smith passed January 22, 2019....

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Winifred J. Parker

Winifred J. Parker passed away January 19, 2019. She was predeceased by her son, Alan Parker. She is survived by four daughters, Gail Beasley, Deborah Crawford, Pamela Simmons and Brenda Farrell; three sons, Robert Parker, Linwood Parker and Richard Parker; one sister, Diane Vance; one brother, James Howard and a host of grandchildren, other relatives and friends....

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Roosevelt D. Borden, Sr.

Roosevelt D. Borden, Sr. passed away January 20, 2019....

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Robert Franklin Hagans, Jr.

The Honorable Robert Franklin Hagans, Jr., was born in Norfolk, Virginia on December 28, 1952. He was the eldest of Robert F. Hagans, Sr. and Hazel Jennings Hagans’ three children. Raised in segregated Virginia Beach, Judge Hagans attended a newly-integrated Bayside High School, graduating in the Class of 1971. He then matriculated at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he majored in political science and minored in philosophy, receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the…...

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Barbara A. Royster

Barbara A. Royster passed away January 21, 2019....

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Darlene O. Adams

Darlene O. Adams passed away January 15, 2019....

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Avon Howard, Sr.

Avon Howard, Sr. passed away on January 20, 2019....

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Nathaniel Marshall

Nathaniel Marshall passed away January 16, 2019....

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Ernest William Vincent

Ernest William Vincent passed away January 20, 2019....

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Gladys M. Robertson

Gladys M. Robertson passed away January 19, 2019....

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Faye Elizabeth Coleman

Faye Elizabeth Webb Coleman was called home to be with the Lord on January 20, 2019 following a short illness. Faye was born on October 7, 1940 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Howard and Minetta Webb.  She graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic School and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Hampton (Institute) University and a master’s degree from St. John’s University in New York, New York.  Faye continued her post-graduate education, up…...

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Carole J. Ebron

Carole J. Ebron passed away January 16, 2019....

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Martha A. McDaniel

Martha A. McDaniel passed away January 17, 2019....

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Stacey A. Williams

Stacey A. Williams passed away January 13, 2019....

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Minnie R. Thorogood

Minnie R. Thorogood passed away January 13, 2019....

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Mary Christine Joyce

Mary Christine Joyce, daughter of the late Samuel Arthur and Olivia Martin, was born November 23, 1931 in Stokes County, North Carolina. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, she transitioned from this earthly tabernacle to God’s eternal habitation of rest.  Christine was educated in Stokes County School System and graduated from Madison High School. She later completed and received a Nurse’s Aide Certification from DePaul Hospital. She worked with SECEP and Norfolk Department of Health, where…...

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Lue B. Moore

Lue B. Moore passed away January 12, 2019....

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Marvin Thomas Pridgen

Marvin Thomas Pridgen, 59, passed from living into Life Eternal on January 14, 2019. On January 10, 1981, he married the late Frederica Bennett Pridgen and from this union had three sons. Both Marvin and Frederica were faithful members of Rock Church of Virginia Beach, Va. He retired from the United States Navy after serving 20 years of faithful service. He then served 16 years at the Newport News Shipbuilding as an electrician. His interests…...

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Barbara Jean Williams

Barbara Jean Williams passed away January 15, 2019....

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Elouise Meekins

Ms. Elouise Brown Meekins, affectionally known as “Nana” stood at heavens doorway, and God opened his arms and said to her “Well done, thy good and faithful servant thou hast been faithful … I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord. The Lord welcomed her home on the morning of January 14, 2019. She leaves to cherish  her adoring children Aubrey Meekins (Janet), John C. Meekins Jr. (Ernestine), LaTiese…...

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Rosalyn J. Johnson

Rosalyn J. Johnson passed away January 11, 2019....

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Floyd Edward Mullins, Jr.

Floyd Edward Mullins, Jr. was born on October  24, 1942 to the late Floyd E. Mullins, Sr. and Lucy Totten-Richardson in  Reidsville, North Carolina. Floyd graduated from Booker T. Washington High, Reidsville, North Carolina in 1961. After graduation, Floyd enlisted in the United States Army serving in the Vietnam War, where he received an honorable discharge with 20 years of service to his country. After retiring, Floyd begun his second career as a supervisor with Laborers Local Union 307 at the Amoco Oil Refinery…...

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Paul Irving Jackson

His Beginnings Paul Irving Jackson was born on March 28, 1955 to Eurethius Ewing and Constance Jackson in Boston, Massachusetts (both deceased). He was a graduate of Dorchester High School in Dorchester, MA. At the young age of 18, he married his beloved wife Euzilla “Laverne” Banks on February 21, 1974. From that day he began his legacy as a devoted husband and dedicated father. His Work He began his career and love for technology…...

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Marlo Antoinette Kearney

Marlo Antoinette Kearney passed away January 12, 2019....

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Ruby Burkes

Ruby Nell Burkes of Norfolk, VA passed away January 13, 2019 at Sentara Rehabilitation of Virginia Beach. Ruby was born February 1, 1943 in Chapel Hill, NC to the late Paul Edmonds & Ruth Gatlin. Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Yvonne Owens (Chaun) and Shelia Davis (Dwight); two sons, Anthony Edmonds (Annette) and James Burkes (Kelly) all of Norfolk, VA. A special thank you to PCOM for your prayers and support and…...

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Stanley Lamarr Thornton

Stanley Lamarr Thornton passed away January 13, 2019....

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Charlotte B. Roberts

Charlotte B. Roberts, 89,  passed away on January 13, 2019. She is survived by one brother, Frank Chancey of Portsmouth,  VA and one sister, Constance McDuffy (Herbert) of Aston, PA and a host of nieces and nephews....

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Sharra G. Newbie

Sharra G. Newbie passed away January 13, 2019....

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Alton Williams

Alton Williams passed away January 13, 2019....

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Annie Mae Mayfield

Annie Mae Mayfield passed away January 12, 2019....

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Compton Oswald Henry

Compton Oswald Henry passed away January 11, 2019....

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Catherine L. Gaston

Catherine L. Gaston passed away January 10, 2019....

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Emily H. Brown

Emily H. Brown passed away January 9, 2019....

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Levona Y. Clark

Levona Y. Clark passed away January 9, 2019....

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