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Antoinette M. Anderson
CHESAPEAKE -- Antoinette Marie Anderson, 82, of the 3900 block of Pierce Lane, died Nov. 1, 1999, in Portsmouth.

A native of Baltimore, she was the widow of Aubrey W. Anderson Sr. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and its Sewing Club, Women of the Moose No. 966, the Academy of Friendship, Beazley Senior Citizens and R.S.V.P.

Survivors include two daughters, Judith M. Jones and her husband, John R., of Chesapeake, Claire L. Griffin and her husband, Don E., of Memphis, Tenn.; a son, Aubrey W. Anderson Jr., and his wife, Maureen, of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Holy Angels Catholic Church by Rev. Father J. Ven Ilano. Burial will be in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, at 11 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Angels Catholic Church or to the American Heart Association.

Perry O. Howard
CHESAPEAKE -- Perry Owen Howard, 68, of the 3100 block of Bruno Drive, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at a local hospital.

Born in Matoaka, W.Va., he was a retired staff member of the city of Chesapeake, Department of Parks & Recreation. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Barker Howard; a daughter, Tammy Evans of Gloucester, Va.; a son, Steve Howard of Hampton; a sister, Lillian McGettigan of Linden, N.J.; two brothers, Walter Howard of Aiken, S.C., and Millard Howard of Princeton, W.Va.; and a special grandson, Chris Evans of Gloucester.

A funeral will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Snellings Funeral Home, George Washington Hwy. Chapel, by the Rev. Allen L. Dooley. Burial will be private. The family will greet friends until 8:30 p.m. after the service in the funeral home. The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorials be sent to a charity of the donor's choice.

Antonio D. Miller
CHESAPEAKE -- Antonio D. ``Tony'' Miller, 20, of the 3400 block of Clover Meadows Drive, died Oct. 30, 1999, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Born in New York City, he attended Full Gospel Revival Center in Chesapeake.

He is survived by his mother, Renee Miller of Chesapeake; his father, Alberto Antonio Forbes of Panama; two sisters; three brothers, including Darius Forbes of Chesapeake; maternal grandmother, Mary Kelly of Portsmouth; paternal grandfather, Albert Forbes of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Full Gospel Revival Center by Pastor Janet Ellis. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Portsmouth. Viewing at Corprew Funeral Home will begin at noon Wednesday. The body will be taken to the church at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Janice A. Jackson Sallis
CHESAPEAKE -- Janice A. Jackson Sallis, 60, of the 3500 block of Clover Meadows Drive, died Oct. 29, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center, Portsmouth.

Born in Canton, Ohio, she was a former member, stewardess and church secretary of St. Paul AME Church, Midland, Pa., and also a former member of Antioch Baptist Church, Canton, Ohio.

Survivors include her husband, Charlie K. Sallis Jr.; two daughters and their husbands, Diana and Dennis Jarrett of Portsmouth, Shivaun and Ghana Bynum of Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska; a sister, Gloria Dowdy of Akron, Ohio; a brother, Ted Jackson of Canton, Ohio; five grandchildren; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Brogdon & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Canton, Ohio, by Pastor Gary Rodgers. Burial will be in Northlawn Cemetery, Canton. Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth, is handling local arrangements.

Sinclair S. Trotman
CHESAPEAKE -- Sinclair Sidney Trotman, 72, of the 4000 block ofLakeview Drive, died Oct. 29, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth.

Born in Trinidad, West Indies, he was a retired electrician from Con Edison with 18 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Elva Trotman; a daughter, Carol Solomon of Brooklyn, N.Y.; sons, Stephenson Trotman of Hempstead, N.Y., Selwin Trotman of Queens, N.Y., and Kelvin Trotman of Hempstead; two sisters, Barbara Cumberbatch and Yvonne Herbert; a brother, Fenwick Trotman; and 13 grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fisher Funeral Home Chapel, Portsmouth. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake.

Donna J. Van Faussien
CHESAPEAKE -- Donna Jean Van Faussien, 70, died Oct. 27, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge.

John P. West
CHESAPEAKE -- John Pearly West, 58, of the 2000 block of N. Bugle Drive, died Oct. 31, 1999, in Maryview Medical Center.

He was a computer systems analyst for the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. A native of Gates County, N.C., Mr. West was a member of West Park Church of Christ, a former member of the Church of Christ at Manor Woods in Rockville, Md., and the NRA. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.

Mr. West is survived by his wife, ``Nellie'' Jean Bennett West; his mother, Velma Modlin West of Portsmouth; mother-in-law, Ruby Bennett of Chesapeake; a special member of the family, Chris West and his wife, Leah, of Chesapeake; a sister, JoAnn McNeal of Chesapeake; two nieces, Donna M. Shea and Vicki M. Crick; a nephew, Matthew K. McNeal III; several great nieces and nephews; and many other loving family members and close friends.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in West Park Church of Christ by Keith Lewis of Portsmouth and Kenneth Meade of Rockville, Md. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will be at Loving Funeral Home Chapel, Churchland, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today and at 2209 N. Bugle Drive at other times. Memorial donations may be made to the West Park Church of Christ Building Fund, 926 Cherokee Road, Portsmouth, VA 23701.

Antonio P. Abad
NORFOLK -- Antonio Pedro Abad, 79, of the 7100 block of Mamie Blvd., a devoted husband, father and grandfather, departed this life Oct. 30, 1999, in Harbor Pointe Medical and Rehabilitation Centre.

Pedro was born in Norfolk to the late Pedro E. and Lucy Abad on Sept. 25, 1920. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and received a degree in Sociology from Virginia Union University in 1947. He retired from the Norfolk Social Service Bureau in 1981. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

His loving wife, Gladys and two sister, Lennice Brehon and Cecelia Canaday predeceased him. He is survived by two sons, Crispin A. Abad of Chesapeake and Pedro E. Abad of Norfolk; two grandsons, Crispin A. Abad Jr. and John P. Abad of Chesapeake; a daughter-in-law, Katherine T. Abad of Chesapeake; a nephew, Archer Drew of New York; and a host of relatives and friends.

An Omega memorial service will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hale Funeral Home. Viewing will be from 8 to 9 p.m. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the residence. The Rev. Harold J. Cobb will conduct a funeral at noon Thursday in Grace Episcopal Church. The body will lie in repose from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach. A reception will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513.

Mary M. Deal
NORFOLK -- Mary Campbell McCaa Deal, 101, died Nov. 1, 1999, in her residence.

Mrs. Deal was a native of Tallahasee, Fla., and moved to Virginia in 1905. She was the daughter of the late Burwell Boykin and Helen Lang McCaa and was preceded in death by her sister, Nellie Cole. Mrs. Deal was a graduate of Maury High School in 1915 and attended Sweet Briar College and in 1923 married Joseph Douglas Deal, now deceased.

She was a schoolteacher for over 50 years, having taught initially at Maury High School and later at the Williams School of Norfolk and the Friends School of Virginia Beach. In addition, she very active in the theater and coached plays for many years at the Children's Theater, Little Theater and the Graham School of Norfolk. Throughout her life, she had an abiding interest in the welfare of children and was on the board and the last president of the Infant Sanitarium, and orphanage in Virginia Beach.

Mary Deal also had a great interest in history and took an active part in the celebration of our American heritage. She served in many local, state and national capacities in organizations including her memberships in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of American Colonists, the Order of Cape Henry 1607, the Yorktown Day Association, the Colonial Dames and the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

She was a lifelong Episcopalian and served her church in many capacities, most notably as the president of Women's Auxiliary, Diocese of Southern Virginia and as president of the Virginia Council of Church Women. She was active in several of the local churches and most recently was a member of Christ and St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

Survivors include a son, Joseph D. Deal Jr. and his wife, Eve, of Williamsburg; grandchildren, J. Douglas Deal III and his wife, Ellen, of Oswego, N.Y., John L. Deal and his wife, Gaye, of Norfolk and Scott A. Walker and his wife, Laurie, of Gastonia, N.C.; a nephew, S. Hardy Cole Jr. of Shreveport, La.; her first cousins, Helen Simmons of Norfolk and Lucy Lang of Tallahassee, Fla.; and seven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Cemetery by the Rev. James Sell. The family will receive friends at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk, Wednesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Christ and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk, to Boys Home, Covington, VA 24426, or a contribution to a favorite charity. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk, will be handling the arrangements.

Robert D. Harrison
NORFOLK -- Robert D. Harrison, former president and chief executive officer of John Wanamaker Stores, died at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania on Oct. 28, 1999, after a brief illness. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Tip Harrison of Des Moines, Iowa, where he was born May 17, 1923.

Following graduation from Harvard College he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 aboard the destroyer escort Douglas A. Monroe, which saw action in the South Pacific during World War II. It was during his naval service in Norfolk that he met the late Evelyn Colonna Berkley, whom he married in June of 1948 following his graduation from the Harvard Business School. She predeceased him by 17 years.

In 1948, he joined John Wanamaker Stores in Philadelphia as assistant to the president. Thereafter, he held various senior executive positions until his appointment as president and CEO in 1968. In 1978, he became vice chairman of John Wanamaker Stores, a position he held until his retirement in 1986.

Mr. Harrison served on the Wanamaker Board of Trustees and on the board of governors of the famous Wanamaker Millrose Games. At various times, he was a member of the boards of directors of Provident National Bank (now PNC), the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, Bell Atlantic, Greentree Mutual Assurance Co. and Philadelphia Electric. He also served as a director of the Philadelphia Academy of Music, of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and on the Mayor's Committee for the 1976 Bicentennial in Philadelphia. An avid sportsman and golfer, Mr. Harrison was a member of the Merion Golf Club and Merion Cricket Club and was a recipient of the Police Athletic Club's Man of the Year award.

Mr. Harrison is survived by his wife, Suzanne B. Harrison; four daughters; Nancy Harrison Barnes of Ponte Vedra, Fla., Evelyn Harrison Doolittle of Atlanta, Ga., Roberta Harrison Leviness of New Orleans, Adrienne Tip Harrison of Herndon, Va.; and seven grandchildren. Surviving also are two brothers-in-law, Waverley Lee Berkley III of Virginia Beach and John McCoy Berkley of Norfolk.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, by the Rev. Ross Wright. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to a favorite charity. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Norfolk Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Henry V. James
NORFOLK -- Henry Virgil James, 77, passed away Oct. 31, 1999. Mr. James was a resident of Hampton Roads for the past 20 years.

He is survived by a sister; two loving caregivers, Juanita and Jimmy Wilkshire; good friends, Wendy and Rose; and several nephews.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel.

James W. Morris
NORFOLK -- James W. Morris, 75, of the 800 block of Goff St., died Oct. 30, 1999. A funeral will be at noon Thursday in Riddick Funeral Service.

Sarah Smith
NORFOLK -- Sarah Smith of the 900 block of E. Princess Anne Road died Nov. 1, 1999, at Norfolk Health Care. Services will be announced by Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel.

John E. Charles Jr.
PORTSMOUTH -- John Edwin ``Pop'' Charles Jr., 72, of the 4100 block of Scott St., went to his heavenly home on Nov. 1, 1999.

A native of Portsmouth, Mr. Charles retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard with 36 years of service; he was a supervisor in Public Works Department, Shop 07. He was a member of Good News Baptist Church and was district deputy grand master of the 34th Masonic District, past master of Washington/Lafayette Lodge No. 176, Western Branch Lodge No. 189 and Tidal Wave No. 273. He was the founder and past president of The Past Masters Club in the 34th Masonic District. He was also a veteran of World War II.

Mr. Charles was the son of the late John ``Ed'' Charles and Lillian E. Charles. He was predeceased by his first wife, Jacqueline B. Charles. He is survived by his wife, Nancie Cope Charles; a daughter, Susan A. Moore and her husband, Ricky, their three daughters, Jessica, Jeniffer and Jillian; a son, Pastor John E. Charles III of Roanoke Island Baptist Church in Manteo, N.C., his wife, Dawn, and their three children, Laura, John IV and Amy Grace; a stepdaughter, Jeniffer Cope of Portsmouth; a stepson, John Cope and his wife, Sandy, of Virginia Beach, and their two children, Tabatha and Jonathan.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Loving Funeral Home Chapel, Churchland, by Dr. Walter Coles. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Vincent B. Collins
PORTSMOUTH -- Vincent B. Collins, 55, of the 3100 block of Brighton St., died Oct. 31, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center. He was born in Norfolk County.

Survivors include one daughter; two sons; five sisters; five brothers; and other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Corprew Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Stefhan Adams. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Viewing will begin at noon today at the funeral home. The family will assemble at 1904 Halifax Ave. for the procession.

Charlie L. Ferebee
PORTSMOUTH -- Charlie L. Ferebee, 102, of Manly St., died Oct. 31, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Fairwood Agape Church. Corprew Funeral Home is in charge.

Nathaniel L. Harrell
PORTSMOUTH -- Nathaniel Lee Harrell, 58, of the 3800 block of Georgia Court, died Oct. 30, 1999.

Born in Portsmouth, he had retired as a mechanic after 18 years from the city of Portsmouth. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Chesapeake.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy V. Harrell; two daughters, Yvette Spann and Sharon Butler; his mother, Mary Harrell; a sister, Eloise Daughtry; and four grandchildren, Sean, Michael, Courtnee and Yasmine.

A graveside service will be conducted at noon Thursday at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake, by the Rev. Sidney Foster. The family will assemble at Fisher Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m. Thursday.

Viola B. Holmes
PORTSMOUTH -- Viola Bocchetti Holmes, 88, of the 3300 block of Courtney Road, died Oct. 31, 1999. A native of Staten Island, N.Y., she was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Easton, Pa.

Mrs. Holmes is survived by two sons and their wives, Stanley J. and Domenica M. Holmes, Leo J. and Nina R. Holmes; five grandsons, Joey, Lee, Frank, Thomas and Michael Holmes; two granddaughters, Lisa Holmes and Viola J. Smead; four great-grandsons, Thomas H. Holmes Jr., Michael P. Holmes Jr., Leo J. Holmes Jr. and Christopher Smead; five great-granddaughters, Lori Rhoades, Reanna Langert, Stephanie Quisenberry, Catherine Holmes and Tanya Holmes; three great-great-grandsons, Cody Wilson, Morgan Rhoades and Hunter Laugert; and a sister, Mildred Maggio.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Loving Funeral Home Chapel, Churchland, by Fr. Leo Manalo and Dr. Phillip Martin. Entombment will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Ceola Marine
PORTSMOUTH -- Ceola Marine, 66, of the 1600 block of Holladay St., died Oct. 25, 1999. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Fisher Funeral Home Chapel.

Stanley V. Smith
PORTSMOUTH -- Stanley V. ``Stan'' Smith, 58, of 1 Harbor Court, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends on Oct. 31, 1999.

Stan retired as a CWO4 after 30 years as a Navy communicator. He rose through the enlisted ranks and entered the officer ranks as a chief warrant officer. He was employed as an engineer with Computer Science Corp.

Mr. Smith was born in Boston, Mass., but had spent the last 15 years in Hampton Roads. He was an active member of the Navy Radioman's Association and the Portsmouth Boat Club for 10 years. Stan was an avid power boater and enjoyed cruising the various waterways with friends.

A beloved husband, devoted father and cherished Grandpa, Stan is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Sandy Lee Smith; a daughter, Tracy Lee Confer; son-in-law, Eddie Confer; and granddaughter, Tamera. Survivors also include two sisters, Marilyn McNeil of Braintree, Mass., and Peggy Brayson of Santa Cruz, Calif.; and many other family members and close friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow immediately. The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. to receive visitors.

Solomon Bray Jr.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Solomon Bray Jr. of the 400 block of Witchduck Road died Oct. 29, 1999, in Sentara Bayside Hospital.

Born in Princess Anne County, he was a truck driver for Fairmont Building Supplies and a member of Union Baptist Church in Virginia Beach.

Survivors include a son, Ricky Dildy of North Carolina; three sisters, Mary Price, Nora Walke and Estelle B. Corprew, all of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Melvin Bray and Joshua Bray, both of Virginia Beach; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be at Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The family will assemble at 5017 Erskine St., at 10 a.m. for the procession.

Debra A. DiGiovanni
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Debra Ann DiGiovanni, 36, a real estate agent with Century 21, Chesapeake Bay, died Oct. 30, 1999. Debra was a native of Staten Island, N.Y.

Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Geraldine and Glen Miller; her father, Anthony B. DiGiovanni; her brothers, Tony and Vinny DiGiovanni; her sister, Eva Marie DiGiovanni; her grandmother, Marie DiGiovanni of Tampa, Fla.; her grandfather, William Jahn of North Carolina; three nephews; one niece; and her loving companion, Rod Gravitt.

A memorial Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church by Father Dwight E. Shrader. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel, is in charge.

Lessie M. Emerson
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Lessie M. Emerson, 72, of the 600 block of Grant Ave., died Oct. 29, 1999.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and James Lang of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church, 395 Old Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach. Interment will be in Colonial Grove Memorial Park. The family will receive friends for remembrance and visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at P.G. Thomasson Funeral Services Inc.

Kathryn M. Humphrey
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Kathryn M. Humphrey, 68, of the 3400 block of Norfeld Court, died Oct. 30, 1999. She was born in Cairo, Ill., and was a member of Great Neck Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Carl L. Humphrey; two daughters, Dianne Humphrey Main and her husband, Ronald, and Debra L. Humphrey, all of Virginia Beach; and two sisters, Reba Faye Warren of South Roxanna, Ill., and Barbara Jean Stewart of Litchfield, Mich.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Great Neck Baptist Church by the Rev. Bill Kincaid. Burial will be private. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Lupus Foundation or to the American Lung Association. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, is handling arrangements.

Donald C. Slack
VIRGINIA BEACH -- U.S. Navy Retired Chief Petty Officer Donald Clyde Slack, 70, died Nov. 1, 1999.

Born in Sheffield, Pa., he was the owner and operator of the Village Sub Shop in Virginia Beach.

CPO Slack, a veteran of the Korean Conflict, retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years. From the time he entered into the Navy on Nov. 25, 1946, to Feb. 21, 1967, he served at the following duty stations: USS Midway CVA-41; USS Briareus AR-12; U.S. Navy Recruiting Station in Olean, N.Y.; USS Duxbury Bay; USS Orion; and the U.S. Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine.

He attended Freedom Baptist Church and was a member of Norview Masonic Lodge No. 113, Norfolk Scottish Rite Bodies, Norfolk United Royal Arch Chapter 1, Khedive Shrine Temple and the Retired Enlisted Men's Association.

Survivors of CPO Slack of Virginia Beach include his wife of 46 years , Mary Elizabeth Slack; three daughters, Gena Deel Maxwell of Bassett, Va., and Donna Slack Fail and Terri Slack Hood, both of Chesapeake; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Twila Slack Noble, Faye Slack Montfort and Drinda Slack; and an aunt, Vee Lee, all of Alexandria, Va. He was the son of the late Charles E. Slack and Anne Rodgers-Butcher and was also predeceased by two brothers, Donald Charles Slack and Tommy Slack.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Woodlawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Calvin Corbitt officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today and all other times at the home.

Sammie E. Stockton
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Sammie Edward Stockton, 69, passed away Oct. 31, 1999.

Mr. Stockton was a retired Navy veteran with 24 years of service. He was a resident of Hampton Roads for the past 28 years. He was predeceased by a son, Steven E. Stockton.

Survivors include his wife, Colleen Stockton; two sons, Michael E. Stockton and Stanley E. Stockton; a daughter, Sheri Stockton; and five grandchildren.

His cremated remains will be scattered at sea with military honors by the U.S. Navy. Affordable Funeral Service is handling arrangements.

Delbert N. Whitehurst Jr.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Delbert N. Whitehurst Jr., 76, of the 2800 block of Shore Drive, died Nov. 1, 1999, at a local hospital.

Born in the Munden Point section of Princess Anne County, he was the son of the late Delbert N. Whitehurst Sr. and Melvin Capps Whitehurst. He had retired from the Naval Air Rework Facility after 36 years and was also retired from the Naval Reserve. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Whitehurst was a member of Bayside Masonic Lodge No. 218, Norfolk Scottish Rite, Khedive Temple, Khedive Arab Patrol Unit, Khedive Golf Club and the International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local No. 72.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Leggett Whitehurst; three daughters and their husbands, Karen and Ray Temple of Virginia Beach, Dottie and Dave Bozeman of Stuart, Fla., Trish Whitehurst and Terry Bacon of New York City; a son and his wife, Robert and Nene Whitehurst of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Carole Druhan of Monte Sereno, Calif., and June Johnson of Fairfax, Va.; a brother and his wife, Clyde S. and Hester Whitehurst of Virginia Beach; a stepdaughter and her husband, Denise and Woody Ratcliffe of Severna Park, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service with Masonic rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Princess Anne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, Khedive Temple, 645 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320.

Walton C. Wright Jr.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Walton C. Wright Jr., 74, of the 1100 block of Nolan Ave., died Oct. 31, 1999, at a local hospital.

Born in Norfolk, he was retired from the Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Wright was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a shriner and a member of the Norfolk Masonic Lodge No. 1, A.F. & A.M.

Survivors include his wife, Julia V. Wright; a sister, Ann Ward of Virginia Beach; and two nephews, Allan Ward Jr. of Fairfax, Va., and Walton L. Ward of Alpharetta, Ga.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery by the Rev. Robert Jordan. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel, is in charge.

Julie A. Byrd
SUFFOLK -- Julie Ann Byrd, 72, of the 1000 block of Litton Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 27, 1999.

She was employed by Founder's Inn as a PBX operator for one year. She was retired from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after 25 years and had also been employed by Bay Chevrolet. She attended First Baptist Church of Norfolk and also St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.

She is survived by her son, Michael Byrd and his wife, Rita, of Champaign, Ill.; a daughter, Donna Byrd of Tidewater and son, Curtis Byrd and his wife, Stacey, of Suffolk; a brother, John ``Buddy'' Madden and his wife, Darlene, of Savoy, Ill.; six grandchildren, Zachory, Erin, Whitney, Megan, Kenneth and Tommy Byrd; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Natalie.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Tidewater Funeral Choices. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Ken Williams. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Julie Byrd Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Stonebridge School, P.O. Box 9247, Chesapeake, VA 23321.

Tina L. Fenner
SUFFOLK -- Tina Lorriane Fenner, 30, of Stacy Drive, died Oct. 29, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Mary Church of God in Christ. Crocker Funeral Home is in charge.

Hattie B. Holland
SUFFOLK -- Hattie Bradshaw Holland, 90, of the 300 block of Kingsale Road, died Nov. 1, 1999, in Louise Obici Memorial Hospital.

A native of Southampton County, she was a homemaker and member of Holland Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Henry Bradshaw and Laura Pond Bradshaw. She was also predeceased by her husband of 15 years, Rossie Lee Lowe; her second husband, Wardell Holland; two daughters, Eunice L. Britt and Mildred L. O'Haire; and a son, Russell Lee Lowe.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara L. Copeland of Suffolk; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Holly Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Sunday-Winters officiating. Friends may join the family from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sidney F. Harrell Funeral Home, and other times at the residence of her daughter, 5794 Indian Trail, Suffolk.

Contributions may be made to Holland Baptist Church Building Fund, 6519 Holland Road, Suffolk, VA 23437.

Barbara M. Smith
SUFFOLK -- Barbara Ann Mullen Smith, 65, died Oct. 31, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Allie Bazemore and William McKinley Mullen.

Mrs. Smith was a Realtor and had been executive officer for the Suffolk-Franklin Association of Realtors Inc. She was a member of Churchland Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, William M. Smith; two daughters, Amy S. Herrmann of Suffolk and Cindy S. Leone of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Adam, Allie, Jared, Jonathan and Matthew.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Churchland Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Bill Parker. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home.

Walter C. Lescallette
MEARS -- Walter Clifton Lescallette, 77, died Oct. 31, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

Virginia C. Rodgers
CRADDOCKVILLE -- Virginia Custis Rodgers, 94, died Oct. 31, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Belle Haven Cemetery. Williams-Onancock Funeral Home is in charge.

William D. Cannon
OAK CITY -- William David Cannon, 43, of the 300 block of E. Commerce St., died Nov. 1, 1999. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Oak City Cemetery. Biggs Funeral Home, Williamston, is in charge.

Fred Downing Jr.
PLYMOUTH -- Fred Downing Jr., 68, of the 100 block of Ridgeway Drive, died Oct. 29, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Puckett-Purkett Funeral Service is in charge.

Linda F. Edwards
AHOSKIE -- Linda Faye Edwards, 40, of Route 3, died Oct. 30, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at New Ahoskie Baptist Church. Hunter's Funeral Home is in charge.

Bethany M. Gray
RODANTHE -- Bethany Rebecca Midgett Gray, 90, died Oct. 31, 1999, in Chesapeake.

Mrs. Gray was born in Rodanthe and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Fairhaven United Methodist Church where she served as choir member, pianist, organist and taught Sunday School. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women, Outer Banks Rebekah Lodge No. 165, Former Ladies Aide Society and the Dare County Home Demonstration Club.

Mrs. Gray was the last child of Jazania Payne Midgett and John Allen Midgett Jr. and the wife of the late Julian L. Gray.

Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Norma Gray Cahoon and Jack Cahoon of Manteo, Sheila Gray Eakins and Jack Eakins of Brownsburg, Ind.; four sons and their wives, Norman J. and Marneen of Miami, Wiley W. and Evelyn Gray of Fort Pierce, Fla., Allen E. and Frances Gray of Richlands, Va., Cyrus G. and Marie Gray of Portsmouth; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Gerald L. Gray; a grandson, Jack Eakins Jr.; and a great-grandson, Julian Wayne Gray.

A funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Fairhaven United Methodist Church by the Rev. Brian Shaw. Burial will be in Manteo Cemetery. Friends may join the family at Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ironda E. Jones
CURRITUCK -- Ironda ``Ronnie'' Elisah Jones, 40, of Erie, Pa., and formerly of Currituck, died Oct. 28, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Wilson Grove AME Zion Church, Shawboro. Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge.

Luther S. Riddick
GATESVILLE -- Luther S. Riddick, 85, died Oct. 30, 1999, at Down East Health & Rehabilitation.

Born in Gates County, N.C., he was a retired professor from N.C. A&T University and was a member of Lebanon Grove Baptist Church in Gatesville.

He is survived by two sisters, Eva Riddick and Derotha Riddick Wiggins, both of Waterbury, Conn.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Lebanon Grove Baptist Church, Gatesville, by the Rev. Lycurgus Harrell. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hunter's Funeral Home, Ahoskie, is in charge.

Gloria D. Saunders
KINSTON -- Gloria Deloris Saunders, 57, of the 100 block of E. Bright St. and formerly of Norfolk, died Oct. 30, 1999, in her home.

Survivors include her husband, Lenwood Saunders of the home; two daughters, Linda Hawkins of Clayton, N.C., Brenda Bryant of Kinston; two sons, Reginald Saunders of Concord, N.C., Linwood C. Saunders of the home; a brother, Samuel Smith of Atlanta; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; an uncle, Walter Garner of Virginia Beach; first cousins, Rhonda Hood, Pauline Hood, Helena Bowman, Shirley Billips, all of Norfolk; and an aunt, Mildred Copeland of Baltimore.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Mills Funeral Home Chapel, Kinston, by the Rev. James Ingram. Burial will be in Saunders Cemetery, Richlands, N.C.

Iola D. Stallings
BELVIDERE -- Iola Dale Stallings, 78, died Oct. 31, 1999. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in Swindell Funeral Chapel, Hertford.

Walter J. Taylor Jr.
BELHAVEN -- Walter John Taylor Jr. died Nov. 1, 1999. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Beaver Hill Cemetery. Evans Funeral Home is in charge.

Hasmukhbhai J. Shah
ROANOKE -- Hasmukhbhai J. Shah, 72, passed away Oct. 31, 1999.

He was predeceased by his wife, Bharatiben H. Shah. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Sunny and Meena Shah, and their daughter, Nehali of Roanoke; and a daughter and son-in-law, Geetaben and Sudhakar Lavingia, and their son, Kedar of Virginia Beach.

A prayer service was conducted at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999. Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center handled arrangements, (540) 366-0707.

Dorothy J. Green
SAN DIEGO -- Dorothy J. Green, 76, formerly of Norfolk, died Oct. 27, 1999. A memorial service was held Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at Clairemont Mortuary Chapel.

Kieron G. O'Connor
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Lt. Cmdr. Kieron George O'Connor, 35, of Burtonsville, Md., died Oct. 28, 1999, after an aviation mishap while flying with the Blue Angels flight demonstration team.

Kieron was a graduate of Paint Branch High School, Cclass of 1982. He went on to earn his master's degree from Catholic University. Lt. Cmdr. O'Connor was commissioned in the U.S. Navy in November 1988. He served as an F-18 fighter pilot until his selection to the Navy's flight demonstration team in 1988. Lt. Cmdr. O'Connor was No. 3, the left wingman with the Blue Angels during the 1999 show season.

Kieron is survived by his wife, Teri O'Connor; his children, Courtney, John and Kyle O'Connor, all of Pensacola; his parents, Brian and Mary O'Connor of Clarksburg, Md.; brothers Richard, Brian and Christopher O'Connor, all of the Washington, D.C., area; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Glenda Mayfield of Foley, Ala.

Private services will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: O'Connor Children's Trust Fund, 1st Navy Bank, c/o Jim Durr, 180 Taylor Road, Pensacola, FL 32508. Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Pensacola, is in charge.

Vivian G. Pierce
COLCHESTER, Vt. -- Vivian Grace Phillips Pierce died Oct. 29, 1999, at the Green Mountain Nursing Home in Colchester. She had been in declining health for the past year.

Mrs. Pierce was born in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 20, 1904, and was the daughter of Vivian and Esther Anna Phillips. She grew up in Baltimore, attended Goucher College and worked at the Enoch Pratt Library before her marriage in 1934 to Dr. Carl R. Pierce of Norfolk. Norfolk became her home for 40 years and, during her time there, she was active in several civic organizations, the PEO sorority and was a member of First Methodist Church. Flowers were one of her delights. Mrs. Pierce was a member of her neighborhood garden club; her beautiful arrangements for flower shows and for her church were admired by all. She studied the judging of flower arranging and her expertise was often sought at local flower shows. In 1954 and in 1955, Mrs. Pierce was selected as one of Tidewater's Ten Best Dressed Women.

Mrs. Pierce is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Rufus Ansley of Colchester; two grandsons, Mark Madden Ansley of Montpelier, Vt., and Jason Pierce Ansley of Boston; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Blackwell of Catonsville, Md., and Mrs. W.L. Kinnamon of Baltimore; and numerous nieces and nephews in Maryland.

Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, in the spring. There will be no local calling hours. Ready Funeral Service, Burlington, is handling arrangements.

Addis Broms
CHESAPEAKE -- Addis Broms, 60, of the 200 block of Westmoreland Court, died Friday, Oct. 29, 1999. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge.

George H. Caffee Sr.
CHESAPEAKE -- George Hughes Caffee Sr. of the 700 block of Middle St. died Oct. 31, 1999, at Chesapeake Health Care Center.

Born in Princess Anne County, he was a retired truck driver for Commonwealth Tractor & Equipment Co., Chesapeake. He was a member of First Baptist Church, South Hill, Chesapeake.

He is survived by his wife, Frances W. Caffee; a daughter, Carolyn Caffee; three sons, George H. Caffee Jr., Joseph Caffee and Danny Caffee, all of Chesapeake; a brother, Joseph Morris of New Jersey; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, South Hill, Chesapeake, by the Rev. Edward Smith. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Fitchett Funeral Home is in charge.

Daniel D. Pritchett
CHESAPEAKE -- Our little angel, Daniel Donte Pritchett, 6, of the 2000 block of Brookland Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 30, 1999, at a local hospital. He was a student at Portlock Elementary School.

He was predeceased by his brother, Justin L. Saborne Pritchett. Survivors include his parents, Shirley Anne Pritchett of Chesapeake and Mr. and Mrs. Damon L. Jones of Norfolk; stepfather, Michael Little of Chesapeake; two sisters, Nykiaa Pritchett and Daija L. Jones; grandparents, Debbie Jones of Norfolk, Heather Pritchett of Chesapeake, Catherine Hyman and Ethel Little, all of Chesapeake; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at New Hope United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Viewing will from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake.

Edward O. Smaw Sr.
CHESAPEAKE -- Edward Ollice Smaw Sr., 80, of the 200 block of Velva Dr., died Oct. 30, 1999, at a local hospital.

Chicken Eddie, as he was also known, was born in Aurora, N.C, a son of the late Elijah and Maggie Maye-Smaw. He was a retired sandblaster from Norfolk Naval Shipyard Shop No. 71 and a U.S. Army and Marine Corps veteran. He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church where he was a member of the Usher Board. He was a Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his wife, Addie Mae Smaw; two daughters, Jessie M. Smaw of Virginia Beach, Edwina Smaw-Roberts and husband, Edwin, of Chesapeake; five stepdaughters, Donica Childs and husband, James, of Suffolk, Lanee Mosley, Janice Coleman, Sabrina McKiver and Latisha Delbridge, all of Chesapeake; four sons, Edward Smaw Jr. of Portsmouth, Clyde W. Smaw of Chesapeake, Rickie Edmonds and wife, Leahnelda, of Norfolk and Samuel O. Smaw of Chesapeake; two stepsons, James Mosley and Brandon Scott, both of Chesapeake; a brother, James Smaw of Washington, D.C.; a niece, Toni Smaw-Bembery of Virginia Beach; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and many other friends and relatives.

A funeral will be held at noon Friday at Mt. Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, 860 Bells Mill Road, Chesapeake, by Dr. Kim Brown. Entombment will be at Rosewood Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Alvin C. Lewter
CHESAPEAKE -- Alvin Council Lewter, 76, of the 400 block of Plummer Drive, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, in a Norfolk hospital.

Mr. Lewter was born in Chatham County, N.C., and was the son of the late Paul Vernon and Minnie Council Lewter. He was predeceased by a brother, Dorsey Lewter. He was a retired boat builder from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 37 years and was the proprietor of Quality Boats Co. Inc. for 50 years. Mr. Lewter was a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Clark Lewter; two sons, David Paul Lewter and his wife, Christie, and Jonathan Clark Lewter and his wife, Lesa, all of Chesapeake; a daughter, Lois Lewter Warner of Chesapeake; a brother, James Lewter of Charlotte, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Mildred Lewter; and six grandchildren, Casey, Elizabeth, Zack, Jacob, Ben and Lana, all of Chesapeake.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Deep Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Ernie Myers. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The family invites friends to a reception at the home of David and Christie Lewter, 501 Hulen Drive, Chesapeake. Viewing will begin Thursday at Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Deep Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 250 Mill Creek Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23323, or to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1051, Chesapeake, VA 23327.

James F. Malone
CHESAPEAKE -- James Floyd Malone, 70, of the 1000 block of Middle St., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Oct. 29, 1999.

He is survived by a sister, Annie Crudup; a brother, William L. Malone, both of Chesapeake; an aunt; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake Chapel. Burial will be in St. Luke Church Cemetery. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will meet at 1:30 p.m. the day of the service.

Julius A. Woodley
CHESAPEAKE -- Julius A. ``Buster'' Woodley, 85, of the 700 block of River Creek Road, died Nov. 1, 1999, in the home of his caretaker in Chesapeake.

Born in Hertford, N.C., he retired as a truck driver after 24 years with W.F. Magann Co. He was the widower of Doris Woodley.

Survivors include his daughter, Doris S. Thrower of Portsmouth; two sisters, two brothers, five grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, other relatives, in-laws, a caretaker and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth, by Bishop Evan M. Brown. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Viewing at the funeral home will begin at noon Thursday. Family and friends will assemble at the residence of his daughter, 207 Bedford Court, Apt. 110, Portsmouth, for the procession.

Mozel K. Douglas
NORFOLK -- Mozel Kenny Douglas, 89, a former resident of Piping Rock Road, died Oct. 31, 1999, in Thornton Hall Nursing Home.

Born in North Carolina, Chef Douglas had retired as a cook from the U.S. Public Health Service after 42 years. He was also a retired gardener. Mozel had a love for maintaining rose gardens.

Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Ann Williams of Norfolk and Paula M. Farrior of Danville, Va.; two sons-in-law, Lenwood Williams Jr. and Anthony Farrior; two sisters, Laura Simmons and Lucy Rudolph, both of North Carolina; a brother, Junious Douglas of North Carolina; grandchildren, Aric and Peyton Farrior; and a host of family and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hale Funeral Home Chapel, Norfolk, by Bishop Lewis E. Hines. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Josephus Hall
NORFOLK -- Josephus Hall of the 900 block of Reservoir Ave. died Nov. 2, 1999, at Chesapeake General Hospital.

Born in Virginia, Mr. Hall was a self-employed construction worker.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Hall of Boston; four sons, Joseph Hall of Lowell, Mass., James Hall of California, William Hall of Tewksbury, Mass., and Timothy Hall of Boston; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at noon Friday at Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by the Rev. J.B. Williams.

Linwood E. Hewitt Sr.
NORFOLK -- Linwood E. Hewitt Sr. of the 500 block of Summers Drive, died Oct. 23, 1999, in his residence.

He was born in Norfolk to the late Lynwood C. and Nellie Hamilton Hewitt. He retired from civil service as an electrician. He was a Mason and member of Elizabeth Lodge No. 34.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Marie S. Hewitt; a daughter, Lisa M. Miller; two sons, Linwood E. Hewitt Jr. and Michael L. Hewitt; and a sister, Nellie Murrell and her husband, Bobby, all of Norfolk; two grandchildren who were the apple of his eye, Paige N. Miller and Justin R. Miller and their father, Rusty Miller; a special niece, Debbie Poole and her husband, Art, of Norfolk; and his in-laws, Ku and Estelle Simmons of Norfolk.

A funeral was conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1999, at 1 p.m. by Preacher Kenneth Gosnell in Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sarah F. Smith
NORFOLK -- Sarah F. Smith of the 900 block of E. Princess Anne Road died Nov. 1, 1999, at Norfolk Health Care. Born in Mathews, Va., she was the widow of William F. Smith. She was a Baptist.

She is survived by a sister, Ender Hall of Norfolk, and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by Elder John Wooten. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, Mathews. Viewing will be held from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will assemble at 9:30 a.m. Friday for the service.

Jaylin J. Lamb
NORFOLK -- Jaylin ``J.J.'' Jermel Lamb, 7 months, of the 900 block of E. Liberty St., died Oct. 30, 1999, at a local hospital.

He is survived by his parents, Donyelle and Jermel Lamb; a sister, Jada Lamb; maternal grandmother, the Rev. Barbara Lamb of Norfolk; paternal grandmother, Mary McLean of Manhattan, N.Y.; maternal great-grandmother, Ruth K. Daise of Norfolk; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be private. Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue, is handling arrangements.

Faith D. Lee
PORTSMOUTH -- Faith DeVon Lee, 31, of the 200 block of Chowan Drive, passed away Oct. 30, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center.

Born in Norfolk, Faith worked as a family consultant for 2 1/2 years at Carpe Diem. She was a graduate of Maury High School and received her B.S. in social work from Norfolk State University. She was a member of Abyssinia Baptist Church in Norfolk.

She is survived by her mother, Gladys Wynn; a sister, Kelly; three brothers, Joe, Keith and Tyrone; a beautiful niece, Jaz'min; her dear friend, Carlos; aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and a host of beloved friends. She was predeceased by her father, Henry Wynn.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Abyssinia Baptist Church, Norfolk, by Dr. Frank Guns Sr. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. Friends may join the family from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hale Funeral Home, Norfolk. Family and friends will assemble at 1280 Mondrian Loop, Virginia Beach, at noon Friday for the procession.

Janie M. Mosley
PORTSMOUTH -- Janie Maud Mosley, 68, of the 300 block of Dekalb Ave., entered into eternal life on Nov. 1, 1999.

She was born in Norfolk and was employed with the Portsmouth School System for 28 years until she retired on June 1, 1995.

Two daughters, four sisters, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends survive her.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Chesapeake.

Cammie C. Tarkenton
PORTSMOUTH -- Cammie C. Tarkenton, 80, departed this life on Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth.

She was predeceased by her husband, Dewey C. Tarkenton; her parents, Tommie and Lillie Cummings; and her brothers, John A. Cummings and Joseph Earl Cummings. Ms. Tarkenton taught in the public schools of North Carolina before moving to Portsmouth, where she retired from the public school system there.

Ms. Tarkenton is survived by two sisters, Wardie May Oxendine of Pembroke, N.C., and Moncell C. Morrison of Fayetteville, N.C.; two brothers, Jerold Fredrick Cummings and Jerry T. Cummings, both of Pembroke; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, by David VanHook. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today.

Lena G. Brown
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Lena Grace Brown, 83, died Nov. 1, 1999. Services and burial will be private. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, is in charge.

Peter S. Asby Jr.

VIRGINIA BEACH -- Lt. Cmdr. Peter Swinton Asby Jr., 43, died peacefully at Virginia Beach General Hospital with his family by his side on Nov. 1, 1999. Born in Concord, N.H., he was a dedicated Naval officer who was stationed at Presinsurv, Little Creek, Norfolk.

Peter was predeceased by his father, Peter Swinton Asby Sr. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Lee Anne Asby; two daughters, Sarah L. Asby and Katherine N. Asby; a son, Brian S. Asby; his mother, Marjorie Asby; two sisters, Debra Koltookian and Karen Partridge; a brother, William D. Asby; grandmother, Irene Martel; many other close relatives, all of Concord, N.H.; and a large circle of friends and co-workers who will always remember him as a loving and caring husband, father and adventurous free spirit who blessed us all with his exciting and charismatic nature and unpredictable, fun-loving sense of humor and antics.

He was a spark who brightened all our lives and will shine forever in our hearts.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Naval Air Station Oceana, by Chaplain Brown. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Diabetes Association of America, New Hampshire Affiliate, 132 Middle St., Manchester, NH 03101. Twiford Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Rose G. Bossom
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Rose Greenhood Bossom, 92, died Nov. 2, 1999.

A native of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Bossom was employed with the Maryland Cup Corp. for 29 years as the head bookkeeper. She was a lifetime member of Hadassah and the Hebrew Nobel Ladies.

Mrs. Bossom is survived by her son, Stuart Bossom and his wife, Shelba, of Virginia Beach and formerly of Baltimore; a granddaughter, Wendy Beth Blum and her husband, Jeffrey, of Baltimore; and two great-grandsons, Seth Logan Blum and Jeremy Ross Blum of Baltimore.

A service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Altmeyer Funeral Home by Rabbi Israel Zoberman. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the home, 1354 Wakefield Drive, Virginia Beach, following the service. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the charity of your choice.

Vernon C. Vaughan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Vernon C. Vaughan of the 4400 block of Princess Anne Road died Oct. 29, 1999.

Born in Princess Anne County, he was retired from the city of Virginia Beach.

Survivors include two daughters, Monica Vaughan and Deloris Vaughan, both of Norfolk; three sons, Marion Vaughan, Derric Vaughan and Carlton Vaughan, all of Norfolk; four sisters, Kathryn Vaughan and Jacqueline Boone, both of Virginia Beach, Sandra Porter of Richmond and Elnora Allen of New York; four brothers, Samuel Clark of Richmond, James Vaughan, Leroy Boone and Rochella Boone, all of Virginia Beach; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Richard Daniels; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including a special friend, Cynthia Clark.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Community Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by the Rev. Anthony Haynes. Burial will be in Colonial Grove Memorial Park, Virginia Beach.

Otelia J. Rainey
FRANKLIN -- Otelia Jackson Rainey, youth and community activist, died Nov. 1, 1999, of lung cancer.

She was born Sept. 1, 1933, to the late William Henry and Odessa Mitchell Jackson. She married James C. Rainey and became the mother of six.

Left to mourn are Nancy S. Boone of Bothell, Wash., Camanche B. Pope, Della R. Stokes and husband, Jose', and Larry W. Rainey of Franklin, James C. Rainey Jr. and wife, Debra, of Fort Washington, Md., Dr. Vernon L. Rainey and wife, Patricia, of Suffolk; and a beloved niece, Wanda N. Martin and husband, William, of Franklin. Sharing the loss are her sister, Schyular J. Jones of Stamford, Conn.; her brother, William H. Jackson Jr.; 10 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and her best friend, Barbara Johnson.

Through her work in the community and dedication to young people Mrs. Rainey called five foster children and hundreds of other children her own.

The family will greet friends and relatives at 6 p.m. today at Piney Grove Baptist Church, Franklin, where a funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. William M. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, Franklin, is in charge.

Julie A. Byrd
SUFFOLK -- Julie Ann Byrd, 72, of the 1000 block of Litton Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 27, 1999.

She was employed by Founder's Inn as a PBX operator for one year. She was retired from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after 25 years and had also been employed by Bay Chevrolet. She attended First Baptist Church of Norfolk and also St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.

She is survived by her son, Michael Byrd and his wife, Rita, of Champaign, Ill.; a daughter, Donna Byrd of Tidewater and son, Curtis Byrd and his wife, Stacey, of Suffolk; a brother, John ``Buddy'' Madden and his wife, Darlene, of Savoy, Ill.; six grandchildren, Zachory, Erin, Whitney, Megan, Kenneth and Tommy Byrd; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Natalie.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Tidewater Funeral Choices. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Ken Williams. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Julie Byrd Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Stonebridge School, P.O. Box 9247, Chesapeake, VA 23321.

Arthur L. Browning
STOKES -- A memorial service for Arthur L. ``Art'' Browning, former Wilson and Duke athletic great, will be held today in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3920 Airline Blvd., Chesapeake.

Eugenia R. Cooper
ELIZABETH CITY -- Eugenia Rhodes Cooper, 90, died Nov. 2, 1999. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel.

Lillie B. Clements
CARSON -- Lillie B. Clements passed away on Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, at Greensville Memorial Hospital, Emporia.

A native of Athens, Ga., she was the daughter of the late William Franklin and Annie Bell Elder Pittard. Mrs. Clements received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from the University of Georgia and a master's degree in education from the College of William and Mary.

She was a retired educator, the vice chairperson of the United Methodist Family Services, and a member of Carson United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher, chairperson of various committees, and choir director for 30 years.

Surviving is her husband, John Halligan Clements of Carson; four children, Paul B. Clements and wife Patricia of Chesterfield, Martha Carrington Clements of Carson, John Peter Clements and wife Jennifer of Carson and Kimberly Anne Clements of Midlothian; three grandchildren, John William, James Halligan and John Christopher; and two brothers, Lamar Pittard and wife Hazel and George Pittard and wife Jean.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Carson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michael P. Kendall officiating. Interment was at Blandford Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Carson United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 40, Carson, VA 23830. The Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home is in charge.

August W. Sontag
SOUTH HILL -- August William Sontag, 86, formerly of Norfolk, died Nov. 1, 1999. He was retired from the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Sontag is survived by his wife, Esther F. Sontag; four sons, Edward William Sontag of Burlingame, Calif., William Carl, August F. and John Leroy Sontag, all of Norfolk; two daughters, Emma Studer Graupmann and Martha Ann Sontag, also of Norfolk; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Trinity Lutheran Church, 6001 Granby St., Norfolk.

John L. George
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Dr. John L. George, 83, died Nov. 1, 1999, at Centre Community Hospital in State College, Pa.

On June 17, 1966, he married Janice Chennault, who survives at home. He is also survived by two daughters, Twig George of Baltimore and Laura George Sargent of Virginia Beach; three sons, Craig and D. Neal, both of Barrow, Alaska, and Dr. T. Luke of Arcata, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Koch Funeral Home, State College. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jim Gerrish officiating. Burial will be in Centre County Memorial Park, College Township, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be given to the Rachel Carson Council, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815.


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