Miscellaneous Hampton Roads, Virginia Obituaries
- OBITUARY CENTRAL
LINKS PAGE - Surname Search Utility - GENLOOKUP
|Melvin T. Jacobsen
CHESAPEAKE -- Melvin Thomas Jacobsen, 75, of Rosemary Lane, died Sept. 4, 1998, in his home.
Mr. Jacobsen, a native Metropolitan, Calif., was retired from Litton Business Systems. He was a member of St. Therese's Catholic Church, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, formerly coached youth baseball in Portsmouth and Chesapeake, and was a member of Bide-A-Wee Golf Club.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Lorene Dearing Jacobsen; two daughters, Nancy Vick and her husband Jim Vick of Chesapeake, Pam Shepherd and her husband Jeff Shepherd of Ponder, Texas; a son, Chris Jacobsen of Norfolk; three sisters, Lucille Tunzini of Ferndale, Calif., Kathleen Smith of Ft. Bragg, Calif., Maxene Jacobsen of Fortuna, Calif.; four grandchildren, Amy Hollowood, Jay Vick, Kate Jacobsen, Zachary Shepherd; and two great grandchildren, Sean Hollowood and Errin Hollowood.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 7 p.m. Monday in St. Therese's
Catholic Church by the Rev. Robert L. Cummins. Burial will be at 10 a.m.
Tuesday in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends
at church prior to and after the Mass. Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth,
is handling arrangements.
Ola W. Marttila
Mrs. Marttila is survived by her loving daughters, Kristie Wagoner, Donna Amos, Sharon MacDougall, Rita Terry and Cynthia Marttila; her sisters, Rosa Fuller, Nell Sutherland, Ruth Coszo, Linda Fuller and Lexie Looney; her brother, Stoney Fuller; 14 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Kellum Funeral
Home, Bonney Road Chapel. A service will be conducted on Wednesday at 12:30
p.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Princess Anne Memorial Park will
Dorothy B. Renfro
Born in Tulsa, Okla., she attended Wellesley College and graduated from Oklahoma University. While attending Oklahoma University she met her husband as he was entering the U.S. Air Force and she traveled with him extensively during his career. Upon his retirement they decided to remain in the city of Chesapeake and have lived there for over 28 years.
After settling in Chesapeake, Dorothy became very involved in the United States Pony Clubs, an organization that allowed her to mix her love of horses and children. She was involved at the local, regional and national levels of activities. She donated use of her horses, her facilities and her time to encourage many Pony Club members to success. This brought her a great deal of joy.
She was a life member of the USPC as well as continuing her support as a sustaining member yearly. Her other memberships included; the American Horse Show Association, Virginia Horse Council, Southeast Virginia Dressage Association, Tidewater Horse Council and other organizations that shared her love of horses. At various times she had been editor of newsletters, helped on committees and performed other duties in both leadership and support roles.
Survivors include her husband, Lt. Col. C. Ralph Renfro, USAF, Ret.; her two sons, Richard L. Renfro of Falls Church, Va., and Col. Charles L. Renfro, USAF of Hickman AFB, Hawaii; her two daughters, Rebecca L. Bush of Bartlesville, Okla., and Beverly R. Renfro of Clover, Va., and seven grandchildren.
Viewing will begin on Tuesday. The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge. A memorial service
will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations
may be made to the United States Pony Club, 4701 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington,
Henry L. Darden Sr.
Mr. Darden was retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a heavy equipment operator after 32 years of service. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and a 50-year member of Excelsior Lodge No. 87, F. & A.M. PHA. He was also a WWII Army veteran.
He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Madelin M. Bembry and Cheryl Yvette Darden-Hayes; two sons, Henry Lee Darden Jr. and Luther B. Hall; five sisters, Mildred Harrell, Classie Cox, Gladys Wiggins, Jessie Moore and Callie Mae Jones; two brothers, Leober Darden and Edward Darden; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
A funeral will be conducted on Wednesday at noon in the sanctuary of
Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Jesse E. Arrington officiating. Burial
will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be Tuesday from 2 to 8
p.m. at Riddick Funeral Service, and a wake will be held from 6:30 to 7:30
p.m. The family will receive friends at 2709 Spruce St.
Herbert L. Henderson
Born in Vanceburg, Ky., but raised in Manchester, Ohio, he would later make Norfolk his home. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service. After retirement, he worked for Tracor & Raytheon corporations in the Tidewater area. He was an active member of Burrows Memorial Baptist Church where he faithfully served as a deacon and taught the Men's Bible Class.
He will always be remembered for his kindness, faith, and especially his humor.
Survivors include his wife, Gerrie Henderson; daughter, LeeAnn Henderson; stepchildren, Kenneth Nai, Karen Nai, Doreen Lavorato, Rolanda Gombar and Shaun Epps; one grandson, James Gage Henderson; two brothers, Dean Henderson and Jr. Henderson; seven step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Ermal and Wilma Henderson and a son, Travis Henderson.
A homegoing service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hollomon-Brown
Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel. The family will receive friends at
the funeral home one hour prior to service.
An art instructor most of her life, she was best known in recent years for her Norfolk Cartoon Studio, where she taught pastels and watercolors to children and adults before retiring to Florida. Among her many accomplishments, Mrs. Hitz was a well-known volunteer at DePaul Hospital and Children's Hospital, where she used her ``art therapy'' to inspire the recovery of both the old and the young.
Mrs. Hitz, a widow, leaves behind two sisters; two sons; a daughter; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Services were held in Miami, Fla., and a memorial service will be hosted
in Norfolk for her friends. For information, please call 305-867-0633.
Eric A. Jones
Vernon L. LeTempt
Mr. LeTempt was born in Blodgett, Mo., and was the son of the late Louis Samuel and Barbara Carrol LeTempt. He was retired from the U.S. Navy after 31 years of service and was a veteran of World War II. Mr. LeTempt was a member of the Khedive Temple, past captain of the Khedive Corvettes, and was a member of the Fleet Reserve. He was also a member of Ilmo Baptist Church, Ilmo, Mo. Mr. LeTempt was preceded in death by a son, Robert Vernon LeTempt; a sister, Norma Ledure; and two brothers, Norman LeTempt and Lewis LeTempt.
He is survived by his wife, Aldona LeTempt of the home; three sons, William Vincent LeTempt of Norfolk, Richard Lewis LeTempt of Norfolk, and James Edward LeTempt of Chesapeake; a sister, Louise Carbaugh of Jefferson City, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A private service will be held at a later date in Hampton National Cemetery,
Hampton, Va., with interment to follow. Cremation Society of Virginia,
Tidewater Office, is handling arrangements.
Roscoe C. Spencer
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Jones Spencer; two daughters, Barbara Sue Martin of Morrow, Ga., and Sandra I. Jaeger of Parker, Colo.; two sons, R. Thomas Spencer and Michael C. Spencer, both of Norfolk; a sister-in-law, Jane J. Bennett formerly of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; four grandchildren; and two great-granchildren.
A private burial of his cremated remains will be held at a later date
in Shavertown, Pa. The family will be at Cox Funeral Home on Tuesday from
7 to 8 p.m. for a visitation with friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to the Beth Sholom Home of Eastern Virginia,
6401 Auburn Drive, Virginia Beach, Va. 23464.
Helen D. Tarver
Born in South Hampton Co., Va., she was the widow of Henry Tarver. She was a retired machine operator and a member of First Baptist Church, Bute Street, Norfolk.
Survivors include two daughters, Mae Daye Johnson and Emma Daye Graham; one brother, Willie Daye; two nieces, Denise Hairston and Shirley Daye; one nephew, James Daye; three stepdaughters; and four stepsons.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church,
Bute Street, by the Rev. Robert Murray. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the residence. The remains will be placed
in the church at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Graves Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Katherine Enright Maynard of Raleigh, N.C.; two nephews, E. Thomas Enright Jr. of Norfolk and John W. Enright of Williamsburg; a niece, Patricia Flachbart of California; and a grandniece, Carrie Cupps of Virginia Beach.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Christ The King
Catholic Church on Tidewater Drive in Norfolk. Memorial donations may be
made to Christ The King Church.
Martha M. Wilson
She retired from S.L. Nusbaum Realtors and was a member of Campostella Heights Seventh-day Adventist.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory her husband, Arlester Wilson, of the home; four daughters, Patricia L. Lynn of Chesapeake, Corrine Hinton and Katrina A. Wilson, both of Norfolk, and Gail D. Martin of Virginia Beach; one son, Arlester Wilson Jr. of Norfolk; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a very special devoted friend, Mary Linder-Pittman.
A funeral will be conducted on Tuesday at noon at Campostella Heights
SDA, 1006 Oakwood St., Norfolk, by Pastor George E. Thornton Sr. with burial
in Riverside Cemetery. Viewing will be Monday from 1 to 6 p.m. and the
family will be at 560 E. Brambleton Ave. Riddick Funeral Service is in
charge of arrangements.
Edward I. Blunder Jr.
He is survived by his wife Carrie L. Blunder; two daughters, Eva and her husband, the Rev. James Grimes, and Emma and her husband, Dewey Blount, both of Portsmouth; one brother, Collins Blunder of Henderson, N.C.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister-in-law, Lena Mae McEachen; one niece; one nephew; and a host of cousins, in-laws, and friends.
A funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Noble Street Baptist
Church by the Rev. Henry P. Jones, presiding, and eulogy by the Rev. James
Grimes. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery with military honors. Viewing
at Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth, will be at noon Monday. The body will
be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
A native of Gatesville, N.C., she was the widow of Leroy Daniels Sr. She was a member of Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by her two daughters, Glendora Harris and Annmarie Faulcon, both of Portsmouth; three sons, the Rev. Leroy Daniels Jr., Junathan Daniels and Jerome Daniels, all of Portsmouth; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be conducted on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Grove Baptist
Church by the Rev. Melvin O. Marriner, presiding, and eulogy by the Rev.
Leroy Daniels Jr. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Hampton. Viewing
at Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth, will begin at noon Monday. The body
will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
M. Julia Munoz
Mrs. Munoz, a native of Coamo, Puerto Rico, was the widow of Angel Mercedes Munoz and a member of St. Therese's Catholic Church, Chesapeake. She was retired from the State of New York.
Survivors include a son, Angelo M. Munoz and his wife, Patricia, of Portsmouth; two grandchildren, Andrea F. Scott and Michael J. Munoz; and two great grandchildren, Rebecca and Sean Scott.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Tuesday in St. Therese's Catholic Church by the Rev. Robert L. Cummins. A reception will follow in the church social hall. Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Smithtown, N.Y. Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth, is handling arrangements.
The family requests that flowers be omitted and that memorial donations
be made to Oasis Social Ministry, 1020 High St., Portsmouth, Va. 23704.
Joyce F. Rittenberry
She was a native of Worcester, Mass., and the widow of Albert James Rittenberry. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her six daughters, Alberta Scott of Blueridge, Robin Whitley and Debra Lewis, both of Chesapeake, Cheryle Houck of Norfolk, and Kathleen Davis and Melissa Rittenberry, both of Portsmouth; and 10 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in Sturtevant
Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, by the Rev. Robert F. Cofield Jr.
The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.
to receive friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made
to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, or the Liver Foundation.
James D. Sellers
Sue A. Billups
A native of Norfolk, Ms. Billups was a widow. She retired as a housekeeper and was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church.
She is survived by her two daughters, Alberta Wright and Betty Branch, both of Virginia Beach; three sons, Lawrence Billups and Clarence Billups, both of Virginia Beach, and Herbert Billups of Norfolk; one sister, Alice Bell Casten of Norfolk; one brother, Dennis Watkins of Virginia Beach; 31 grandchildren; 65 great- grandchildren; and six great-great- grandchildren.
A funeral will be held Tuesday at noon in Morning Star Baptist Church
by the Rev. Dr. C.H. Williams. Burial will be in Betty Jones Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. P.G. Thomasson Funeral Services
Inc. is handling arrangements.
Cammie O. Ligon
Born in Durham, N.C., she was the loving daughter of Helen Olive Berry and the late Booker Olive. Cammie graduated from Durham High School in 1960 and received her bachelor's degree in Education in 1965 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Cammie began teaching in the Virginia Beach School System in 1965 at John B. Dey Elementary School. She received her master's degree in 1978 from Old Dominion University. Cammie served as a reading diagnostician for the Virginia Beach School System for 12 years and was recently the reading resource teacher at Tallwood Elementary.
Cammie was the treasurer of the Virginia Beach Reading Council. She was a member of the Alpha Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, the Virginia Beach Colonial Circle of the International Order of the King's Daughters, and the ``Millionairesses'' Investment Club.
Cammie is survived by her husband of 19 years, Capt. Samuel Ligon (SC) USN Ret.; her mother, Helen Berry of Virginia Beach; a stepbrother, Michael Berry of Phoenix, Ariz.; a stepsister, Sharon Brace of Evansville, Ind.; and two stepchildren, Samantha Stenger of Kennesaw, Ga., and Colin Ligon of Fairfax, Va.
The family will receive friends Monday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home,
Great Neck Chapel, from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral will be held
at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be conducted
Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, N.C. In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that donations be sent to Catch 'Em in the Cradle,
Virginia Beach Reading Council, 421 Thalia Road, Virginia Beach, Va. 23452.
Survivors include one daughter, Valarie E. Frye-Ramsey; one adopted daughter, Darlene C. Frye; one adopted son, Alfred N. Frye Jr.; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel
by the Rev. Steve Peacock. Burial will we be in Quantico National Cemetery.
Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. Monday. Family and friends will assemble
at 3056 Blitz Court.
Mary S. Goodman
Those left to cherish her sweet memory are her husband, Jessie Goodman; daughters; sons; her sister, Clara S. Reid of Norfolk; and a host of grand-, great- and great-great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all.
A funeral will be conducted on Tuesday at noon at New St. John AME Church,
Rock Creek Lane, Virginia Beach, by Elder Antonio Gardner. Burial will
be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Metropolitan Funeral Service,
Southside Chapel, Berkley Avenue, is handling arrangements. Family and
friends will assemble at 5527 Daniel Smith Road, Virginia Beach, on Tuesday
at 11 a.m. for the funeral procession to the church.
James P. Sadler
Mr. Sadler was born in Raleigh, N.C., moving to Virginia at a young age. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, and attended North Carolina State University. He served as a cadet in the United States Merchant Marines, sailing 18 trips across the North Atlantic.
Upon returning from sea, Jim joined Southern Materials in 1935. After retiring in 1960 as senior vice-president, he remained on Southern Materials' board until 1962 when it was sold to Lone Star. Jim became involved in several business ventures, realizing retirement was not for him. In 1964 he founded Sadler Materials Corporation.
In 1971 Jim was selected First Citizen of Virginia Beach for his devoted service to his community. In 1974 he was chosen as the first King Neptune of the City of Virginia Beach. This event was founded to pull a struggling city together and gain identity. Jim Sadler's numerous civic contributions afforded him these two deserving honors.
Jim was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach, past president of the Chamber of Commerce, served two three-year terms on the City Industrial Development Authority. He was a founder of Cape Henry Collegiate School, a founding member of the Tidewater Artificial Reef Development Association and Virginia Beach Radio Station WBOF. He was a member emeritus of the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, a past Board member of the Virginia Beach General Hospital and First Virginia Bank. He was a past member of the Princess Anne Country Club and the Engineers Club of Hampton Roads. In the early 60's, Jim saved Upper Wolfsnare Mansion for the Princess Anne Historical Society.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Dr. Susan F. Sadler; his five daughters and their husbands, Sandra and Corydon Baylor of Virginia Beach, Betty James and Jim Fuller of Orlando, Fla., Sue and Jack Morris of Virginia Beach, Michaele and Terry Lucas of Tacoma, Wash., Lane and Joseph Walsh of Philadelphia, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Kathryn Baylor, Kimberly Baylor, Julia Baylor, Jacquline Gerhardt, Cameron Johnson, James Lucas, Lane Lucas, and James P. Walsh; two great-grandchildren, Taylor Gerhardt and Griffin Gerhardt; a sister, Sarah Sadler Woods of Virginia Beach; his brother Joseph Sadler and his wife, Virginia Sadler, of Virginia Beach; their two sons, George Sadler and James Sadler; and daughter, Roberta Sadler.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Eastern Shore
Chapel Cemetery by the Reverend John Jordan. In lieu of flowers, contributions
may be made to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 945, Virginia
Beach, Va. 23451, or charity of your choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.,
Laskin Road Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Marie M. Widener
Mrs. Widener is survived by her daughters, Maureen A. Richardson of Virginia Beach and Phyllis Widener of Florida; her son, William D. Widener of North Carolina; her sister, Ann Smith; and her grandchildren, Maureen and Michael Virgin of Florida, William Widener Jr. of North Carolina, and Brandy Richardson of Virginia Beach.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Kellum
Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel. A service will be conducted at the funeral
home Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment at Rosewood Memorial Park will follow.
Joe S. Ricks Sr.
A native of Southampton County, he was the son of the late David Crockett and Blaime Parker Ricks. Mr. Ricks was retired from Tidewater Wholesale.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Doyle Ricks; his daughters, JoAnn Barden of Daytona, Fla., Peggy McNicol of Phenix City, Ala.; his sons, Joe Sam Ricks Jr. of Malone, N.Y., Jerry Ricks and Charles T. Ricks, both of Suffolk; 16 grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; and a sister, Mary R. Babb of Courtland. He was predeceased by two sons, John B. Ricks Sr. and Johnnie Reed Ricks.
A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Meadowbrook
Memorial Gardens by the Rev. William Ricks. The family will receive friends
in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home on Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Wallace R. Crocker
Mr. Crocker retired as an outside machinist from Newport News Shipbuilding. He was an Army veteran, having served during World War II, and a 43-year member of the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department, in addition to being a devoted father to his children.
Mr. Crocker was preceded in death by a daughter, Shelia C. Anderson. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Edith ``Pat'' Mauney Crocker; his sons, Randy Crocker, Neal Crocker and David Crocker; his daughters, Diane C. Bray and Terry C. Watts; grandchildren, Stacy, Chris, Randolph, Kendall, Kellie, Daniel and Dana; and one great-grandson, Timmy.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Luke's Memorial
Park by the Rev. William M. White. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8
p.m. Monday at the family residence, 507 Bailey Ave., Smithfield. Memorial
donations can be made to Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box
97, Smithfield, Va. 23431-0097 or Benn's United Methodist Church, Building
Fund, 14571 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield, Va. 23430. Colonial Funeral
Home, Smithfield, is handling arrangements.
Patty A. King
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Jewel Faison and Vanessa Jones, both of Carrsville, Jackie Jones of Suffolk, and Patsy King of Richmond; two sons, John King of South Hill and Cecil King of Carrsville; one brother, Eugene Alston of Hollister, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Allen of Petersburg, and Bernie Robinson of Darlington, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Pine Grove Assembly
of God with the Rev. Steve Bradshaw and the Rev. Tom Grazioso officiating.
Burial will be at 4 p.m. Monday in Arcola, N.C. The family will receive
friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Branch Funeral Home, 839 Jackson St.,
Roanoke Rapids, N.C. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to South
Hampton Memorial Hospital Hospice, 102 N. Mechanic St., Franklin, Va. 23851.
Heidi H. Cox
A native of Hyde County, she was born Oct. 8, 1976, in Belhaven, N.C. She was a graduate of Mattamuskeet School, Class of 1994, an avid pet lover, and worked at Charlotte's Web in Kill Devil Hills as a pet caregiver. She was a member of Middletown Christian Church.
She is survived by her mother, Maybell Holland Cox Stevens of Kill Devil Hills; her father, Joe Redden Cox of Route No. 1, Engelhard; her paternal grandmother, Nell Cox of Route No. 1, Engelhard (Middletown Community); and a sister, Heather Cox Etheridge of Manteo.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Middletown Christian Church.
Scott Sukeforth will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of Nell Cox in the Middletown
Community. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.
Virginia S. McLeod
S. Allen VanLandingham
Born in Heath Springs, S.C., on Dec. 14, 1915, Mr. VanLandingham was the son of the late Cleland S. and Emily Barfield VanLandingham. He was a retired building contractor in both the Norfolk, Va., and Washington County, N.C., areas. He was a member of the Perseverance Masonic Lodge No. 59, AF & AM, the Washington County Shrine Club, and a Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star, Chapter No. 281, Columbia, N.C. He had served as a former member of the Washington County Hospital Board of Directors.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Marjorie Deshields VanLandingham of the home; three sons, Shelby W. Harrod Sr. of Chesapeake, Michael L. Harrod of Portland, Mass., and Kenneth R. Harrod of Elizabeth City; one sister, Ruby Keller of Williamston; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Scuppernong
Church of Christ near Creswell, N.C., with Mr. Mark Woolard officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the
Scuppernong Church of Christ Memorial Fund, c/o Mr. Mark Woolard, 3467
Davenport Fork Road, Creswell, N.C. 27928, or to the Columbia Chapter No.
281, OES, c/o Iris Jones, Secretary, Box 114, Columbia, N.C. 27925. Horner-Walker
Funeral Home of Plymouth is in charge of arrangements.
Louisana B. Whidbee
Marie H. Coolman
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. -- Marie Hausman Coolman, 92, of Park Hill Adult Home, died Thursday morning, Sept. 3, 1998.
Mrs. Coolman is survived by one son, Duane ``Duke'' Coolman of Virginia Beach; one daughter, Yvonne ``Bonnie'' Dietrick of Rotterdam, N.Y.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke's Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Pine St., Amsterdam. Betz, Rossie & Bellinger Family
Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge.
Johnnie S. Gatlin