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|James F. Howell
NORFOLK -- James F. Howell, 66, of the 900 block of S. Quail St., died Nov. 18, 1999, in Sentara Leigh Hospital.
He was a native of Williamston, N.C., and son of the late James and Katie Evans Howell and husband of Susie Hunter Howell. Mr. Howell was a member of Mount Gilead Baptist Church, its Deacon Board, No. 3 Usher Board, Sunday School and Bible Study. He attended Norfolk State College and served in the Korean War. He was employed as a longshoreman and retired after 26 years of service. He was a member of ILA 1248.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Esther Howell of Norfolk, Gloria Howell of Durham, N.C.; two sons, Jeffrey Howell of Charlotte, N.C., Walter Howell of Norfolk; grandson, Aaron Howell of Durham; a sister, Thelma Rouse of Williamston, N.C.; two brothers, Edward Howell of Baltimore, Billy Evans of El Paso, Texas; an aunt, Ruth Spence of Baltimore; and three special friends, Henry Griffin, Louis Lee, both of Chesapeake, and the Rev. H.N. Wiggins of Norfolk.
A funeral will be conducted at noon Wednesday in Mount Gilead Baptist Church by the Rev. E.H. Whitley. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The body will be taken from Peebles Funeral Home to the church at 10 a.m.
A native of Empire City, Okla., she was the widow of Howard Glazer and a retiree of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. She was a member of Gomley Chesed Synagogue.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Chevra Thilim Cemetery by Rabbi Philip S. Krohn. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Wilma H. Golden
She was a native of Patrick County, Va., and was a member of Jolliff United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Arthur James Golden, and also was preceded in death by a son, William A. Golden. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother affectionately known as ``Ema.''
Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Sondej and her husband, Frank, and Grace Ellis and her husband, Bart, all of Chesapeake; a son, Thomas W. Golden and his wife, Katherine, of Portsmouth; a sister, Ruth Moore of Chesapeake; two brothers, Frank Hill of Chesapeake and James Hill of Suffolk; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Boulevard Chapel, by the Rev. Won H. Un. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Linda M. Hales
Malcolm C. Harmon
He was born in Kingsport, Tenn., to Lenice Collier Harmon of Pennington Gap, Va., and the late Alonza Harmon. Mr. Harmon retired from the Coast Guard Support Center. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army for 22 1/2 years and completing two tours in Vietnam. Mr. Harmon was a member of Great Bridge Baptist Church, the VFW and the DAV. He was the husband of Sue Parlett Harmon of Chesapeake.
Besides his wife and his mother, Mr. Harmon is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Abad of Los Angeles and Kimberly Bailey of Modesto, Calif.; two stepsons, Eric Keefer of Kokomo, Ind., and Mark Keefer of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; two sisters, Marie Hernandez of Pennington Gap and Frances Yeary of Tennessee; two brothers, Darrell and Donald Harmon of Pennington Gap; and five grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Twiford's Colonial Chapel, Great Bridge, with Pastor Charles L. Moseley officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Kathleen L. Lee
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Great Bridge Baptist Church by the Rev. Charles Moseley. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Children of Kathleen Lee, First Virginia Bank, Great Bridge Office, 239 Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322.
Christopher L. Merritt
Born in Tucson, Ariz., Mr. Merritt was the son of Lee M. and Sydney Ross Merritt of Florence, Ore. Mr. Merritt was preceded in death by a sister, Colleen Marie Merritt. He was the owner of Beck Construction of North Carolina. Mr. Merritt was in the World Head of Family Sokeship Council International Hall of Fame, and in 1996 was instructor of the year, and in 1998 was master instructor of the year. Also in 1998, he was inducted into the World Karate Union Hall of Fame as Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year. Mr. Merritt was a 5th degree black belt in the International Combat Hapkido Federation, and served as the Virginia state director. He also was a 4th degree black belt in the World Tae Kwon Do Federation.
Besides his parents, Mr. Merritt is survived by his wife, Shelly Merritt of Chesapeake; his son, Lee Connor Merritt, and two daughters, Casey Marie Merritt and Nicole Patricia Merritt, all of Chesapeake; two brothers, Mark Merritt of California and Michael Merritt; four sisters, Cherie Moran of California, Tammy Davis and her husband, Jim, of Washington, Charity Merritt and Tori Merritt, both of Oregon; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Unity Renaissance Church, 1120 North Eden Way, Chesapeake. Elizabeth Thompson Stocks will officiate. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a trust fund being set up for the Merritt children. The family may be contacted for information.
Fredith V. Henry
She was a native of Bluefield, W.Va. She was an LPN at Portsmouth School of Nursing and a member of Biltmore Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Muncy of Golden Valley, Ariz., and Debora Bell of Muldro, Okla.; two brothers, Johnny Thornton of Portsmouth and Clifford Thornton of Peterstown, W.Va.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Boulevard Chapel, by the Rev. T.M. Frye. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513.
Ella L. Sykes
Carolyn L. Watson
She was currently employed at the Geneva Park Shell Station in Chesapeake. She was a member of Bethany Chapter No. 131, Norfolk, Order of Eastern Star; a member of Order of Cyrene, Portsmouth; and a member and first lieutenant commandress of Arabia Court No. 23, Portsmouth.
Survivors include a daughter, Crystal L. Watson of Suffolk; three sons, Cory Johnson, Walter F. Watson Jr. and Calvin L. Watson, all of Portsmouth; mother Mary E. Johnson and loving stepfather James Ward, both of Portsmouth; four loving sisters, Cynthia Johnson of Houston, Catherine ``Cathy'' Johnson, Celestine Mason and Patrice Ward-Brown, all of Portsmouth; three brothers, Larry Johnson of Fontana, Calif., Eric E. Johnson of Houston and Kevin Ward of Portsmouth; a very special grandmother, Mattie West of Portsmouth; eight grandchildren; and three special friends, ``Peaches,'' Janette Johnson and Carolyn Wilson. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter F. Watson Sr.; her father, Linwood Johnson; and a special auntie, Mattie R. Dancy.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Temple Church, Chesapeake, by Bishop James B. Brinkley Sr. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. today at Corprew Funeral Home, where the family will be at 7 p.m. today. The body will be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Wallace Dale Barbee
Mr. Barbee was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Kinmundy, Ill., to Guy and Flossie Barbee; he was one of nine children. He was a retired truck driver, owner and operator, formerly a barbershop owner and operator, and a Navy retiree. His greatest delight, besides his family, was meeting and talking to people. He never met a person he didn't know.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kaye Barbee; three children: two daughters, Deborah G. Bizzell and her husband, Dooley Bizzell, of Virginia Beach, Robin B. Kloeppel and her husband, Michael Kloeppel, of Portsmouth and one son, Sammy D. Barbee of Virginia Beach; three grandsons, Jarrod J. Vaught and his wife, Cindy Vaught, of Norfolk, Christopher Smith of Virginia Beach and Matthew G. Kloeppel of Portsmouth; a granddaughter, Farrah A. Boucher and her husband, Michael Boucher, of Chesapeake; a great-grandson, Jayson D. Vaught; two brothers, Calvin Barbee and his wife, Betty Barbee, of Salem, Ill., and Lyle Barbee of Ashland, Ill.; three sisters, Dorothy Wilkey of Benicia, Calif., Margaret Gray of Lindsay, Okla., and Zola Colee and her husband, Don Colee, of Champaign, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at Altmeyer Funeral Home on Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Beach Fellowship Church on General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach. Burial will follow at Colonial Grove Memorial Park on Princess Anne Road in Virginia Beach. Anyone who wishes may join the family after the burial at the family home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Division of In Home Health Inc. at 5040 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 150, in Virginia Beach.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- John Candia was born June 24, 1916, in Chihuahua, Mexico, and died Nov. 19, 1999.
In 1918, at the age of 2, his parents and sister, Belen, and he migrated to Garland, Utah. They were one of the first Mexican families to settle in Utah. In 1942, the family moved to Ogden, Utah, where he spent most of his life.
As a young man, John Candia was a professional boxer weighing in at 128 pounds of dynamite. He toured the U.S. with Hansen Haufman, the manager of Max Baer. He won his first 75 fights, 73 by knockouts, which earned him the title of the Intermountain Boxing Champion in his division.
John was a veteran of World War II. He proudly became an American citizen in 1954. He was a member of the GI Forum and was very active with the group in the 1950s.
Mr. Candia was a hard worker, often working two jobs to care for his family. He was employed by Union Pacific Railroad, Swift and Company and Weber County.
John married the love of his life, Rose Vigil Candia, whom he cherished throughout his lifetime. They were blessed with a daughter, Patricia Candia, who along with his granddaughter, Nina, had been their caretaker for the past 3 1/2 years at her home in Virginia Beach. He also spent seven years in San Jose where he was loved and cared for by his stepchildren.
Mr. Candia loved to dance, listen to Mexican music and play pool. He made friends everywhere he went and was respected and loved by many.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Candia; his brother, Matt Candia and his wife, Sophie; his daughters, Patricia Candia of Virginia Beach, Barbara Nabor and her husband, Jimmy, of Layton, Utah, Mary Luther and her husband, Mickey, of Mary Ester, Fla., Rosie Martinez of Clinton, Utah, Elsie Vigil, Percilla Soto and her husband, Victor, Ramona DeGarmo and her husband, Dave, all of northern California; his sons, Johnny Candia of Virginia Beach, Mario Candia of Las Vegas, Leo Vigil and his wife, Alice, Willie Vigil, and Ricky Vigil and his wife, Betty, all residing in northern California; 35 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gabriel and Matiana Candia, infant son, Ruben Candia; his brother, Santoes Candia; and his sister, Belen Amador.
We will miss you, ``Juan in a million.'' Dad, rest in peace until we see you again.
A viewing will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. at Lindquist Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84401. The funeral will be Tuesday at St. Joseph's, 514 24th St., Ogden, UT 84401. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, handled local arrangements.
Joseph L. Chesson
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark AME Church, 1740 Potters Road, Virginia Beach. The family will receive friends for remembrance and visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at P.G. Thomasson Funeral Services Inc.
Luis A. Duyos
He is survived by his loving mother, Anna Duyos and was predeceased by his father, Luis I. Duyos. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Maria D. and Mark S. Trzcinski; two nieces, Monica and Megan Trzcinski; and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends in the U.S. and Spain.
The family will receive friends today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bliley Funeral Home, Staples Mill Chapel. A funeral Mass will be held at noon Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Richmond. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church Building Fund or the Little Sisters of the Poor.
Goldie D. Halbett
Survivors include two daughters, Florence H. Strange and her husband, James W., and Cornelia H. Mayo and her husband, Harry C., both of Virginia Beach; three sisters, Catharine D. Printz, Eveleen D. Perkins, both of Smithfield, Va., and Trynie S. Brittle of Mount Airy, Md.; a brother, Charles J. Starkenburg of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, is in charge. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to one's favorite charity or to the Republican Party.
Rudolph I. Petkash
Mr. Petkash was born in Binghamton, N.Y., on July 31, 1917. He retired from Ansco Corp. after 30 years of service. As a member of the U.S. Air Force, he served his country in World War II. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Virginia Beach. He also was a member of the Moose Club, Parents Without Partners, and the VFW.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Petkash Hoadley, Jeannette Elmore and Cindy Petkash-Grigsby, all of Virginia Beach; a son, Dr. David Petkash of Harrisburg, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Andy Hoadley, Krysta Elmore, Blaire Hoadley, Brandon Grigsby, Ashley Elmore, Justin Grigsby and Brian Petkash; and a longtime friend and companion, Virginia Barbieri. Mr. Petkash was predeceased by his wife, Georgianna Petkash. He will be remembered with love by all who knew him.
The family will receive friends for visitation at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. following the visitation. A funeral will be held on Saturday, Nov. 27, at St. Cyril Catholic Church in Binghamton, N.Y., with burial following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
He was a hydraulic engineer with Newport News Shipyard who retired after 37 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 217, Sidney, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Iris ``Ilene'' Ricucci; seven daughters, Cynthia Pace of Shreveport, La., Polly Zwiebel of Maplewood, Ohio, Sherrill Skinner of Botkins, Ohio, Linda Doyle of Charlottesville, Va., Elizabeth Bushnell of Palmyra, Va., Evelyn Acree of Scottsville, Va., and Kellie Kessler of Virginia Beach; two brothers, George Ricucci of New York City and Frank Ricucci of the Bronx, N.Y.; 27 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Tidewater Funeral Choices Chapel by Pastor Alan Acree, Pastor John Bushnell and his son-in-law, Barry Kessler.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tidewater Kidney Foundation, 1515 N. Military Highway, Norfolk, VA 23513, or to the donor's choice.
Henry B. Yelyn
He was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a Virginia Beach resident for three years. He was an active member of Virginia Beach Free Will Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Scott Yelyn of Bridgewater, N.J., and Todd Yelyn of Rockaway, N.J.; two daughters, Denise Yelyn of Florida and Nicole Larrabee of Virginia Beach; three sisters, Barbara Yelyn, Patricia Pigford and Malia Yelyn; and cousins, John LaCagnina and Anna Paradiso.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Virginia Beach Free Will Baptist Church by Dr. J.D. Norris Jr. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the building fund of Virginia Beach Free Will Baptist Church, 210 S. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
Sharon P. Aston
The family is meeting at the home of her parents, Abram and Merrill Peele, Route 1, Hobbsville, N.C. Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, N.C.
He was born in Nansemond County, Va., and was a member of Union Baptist Church, Suffolk. He retired as a pipe fitter from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 40 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Clara C. Winslow of Suffolk; two sisters, Lillie Mae Pope of Suffolk and Alma Lee Winslow of Portsmouth; a brother, John Winslow of Baltimore, Md.; an aunt, Annie Lee Hines of Suffolk; a host of nieces and nephews, including Michelle Harvey, Dennell Cherry and Sean Cherry, whom he and his wife raised; and cousins, in-laws and friends.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Union Baptist Church, Suffolk, by Bishop C.V. Russell Sr. Burial with military honors will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth. The body will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Samuel V. Johnson Sr.
Mr. Johnson was born in Bertie County, N.C., and was a son of the late Samuel P. and Beulah Johnson. He was the widower of Pearl White Johnson. Mr. Johnson had retired from Pepsi-Cola Bottling and as caretaker of Beechwood Farms of Courtland. He was a member of Sedley Hunt Club.
Survivors include three daughters, Martha Midgett of Harbinger, N.C., Linda Randall of Yale, Va., and Gwen Jenkins of Portsmouth; two sons, Samuel V. Johnson Jr. of Gloucester, Va., and Carl Johnson of Portsmouth; two sisters, Bernice Glover of Roxobel, N.C., and Frances Lassiter of South Carolina; two brothers, Mac Johnson of Roxobel and Bill Johnson of Como, N.C.; 22 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Mr. Johnson was predeceased by a daughter, Sandra Polson.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Wright Funeral Home, Boykins, by Chaplain Ron Rice. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery, Sedley. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to American Lung Association.
Edith W. Lloyd
She was born in Hampton and was the widow of Capt. Clarence A. Lloyd. She was a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra L. Johnson, and her husband, Bruce, of Smithfield; a granddaughter, Valerie Johnson of Washington state; a grandson, Gregory B. Johnson, and his wife, Tracy, of Chesapeake; a great-grandchild, Jacob B. Johnson of Chesapeake; and two step-great-grandchildren, Cole Butler and Erin Butler, both of Chesapeake. She was preceded in death by her youngest grandson, Andrew J. Johnson.
A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel, from 7 to 8 p.m. today.
Dorothea J. Timreck
Dorothea was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Herbert Timreck; her father, Paul Hill; a sister, Pauline Phillips; and a brother, Joseph Hill.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Geri and Larry Mack of Norfolk, Vikki and Jim Ritzert of Algonac, Mich., and Michael and Jan Timreck of Mount Airy, Md.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her mother, Catherine Stubbs of Chincoteague; her stepmother, Ann Hill of Barefoot Bay, Fla.; her sisters, Marlene Edwards of Nelsonville, Ohio, and Regina Stubbs of Chincoteague; a brother, Reginald Stubbs of Chincoteague; and a stepbrother, George Berthold of Barefoot Bay.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Christ United Methodist Church on Chincoteague Island. Burial will be held at a later date in Milo, Mo., where she will lie in peace next to her husband, Herbert.
Delford W. Cobb
Julius E. Hachtman
Mr. Hachtman was born in New York City, and was a devoted husband and a loving father. He was the retired owner of Engels Trucking in New York. He and his wife, Loretta, retired to Southern Shores in 1961, where he enjoyed the water, boating and fishing until his death. He was a member of the Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department, the Duck Woods Country Club and Duck United Methodist Church. Mr. Hachtman was the son of the late Julius M. Hachtman and the late Jeannette Engels Hachtman.
Mr. Hachtman is survived by his wife, Loretta Kunz Hachtman of the residence; three sons, Steve Hachtman and his wife, Brenda, of Excelsior, Minn., Tom Hachtman and his wife, Joey, of Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., and Peter Hachtman and his wife, Rosemary, of Dallas; seven grandchildren, Michael Hachtman and his wife, Anne, of Houston, Diane Hachtman of Dallas, Andrew Hachtman and Abbey Kessler of Minneapolis, Alex and Gordon Hachtman, also of Minneapolis, and Sherwood Hachtman of Point Pleasant, N.J.; and three great-grandchildren, William and Christian Hachtman and Rose Kessler.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Duck United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Clift. Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, is handling arrangements.
Phyllis A. Johnson
Gladys J. Mizelle
Thelma S. Williams
Hessie L. Coley
Survivors include her nieces, Martha Hunter of Virginia Beach and Hazel N. Scott of Portsmouth; and a host of great-nieces and -nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Calvary Cemetery. The funeral will assemble at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. Riddick Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Bynum Jr.
Linda M. Hales
Mrs. Hales was a leader in the Elizabeth River Soccer League, a customer service representative for Bell Atlantic and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
A funeral will be held at 7 p.m. today at Loving Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Matt Matthews. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters.
Henry H. Holt
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Holt of Chesapeake; seven sons, Hakim Holt and wife Pamela, Berry Holt and wife Jacqueline, Sherman Holt of New York, Calston Lewis, Alton Newsome and wife Beverly, Keith Newsome and wife Almetra and Eric Tillman and wife Paulette; five daughters, Sue Stanton of New York, Sandi Johnson and husband Homer, of Suffolk, Toledo Shaw and husband Ralph, of Chesapeake, Rosalin Vinson and husband Michael, of Norfolk, Jacqueline Mardenborough and husband Terrance, of Chesapeake; a brother, Edward Stevens of Norfolk; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild; a special friend, Essie Robertson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bibleway Holiness Church. Interment will be in Quantico National Cemetery. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake.
Christopher L. Merritt
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Unity Renaissance Church by Elizabeth Thompson Stocks. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the trust fund for the Merritt children.
William T. Reid
He had retired after 35 years of service at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, where he worked as an elevator mechanic. He was born in North Carolina and was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Hazel Dorothy Reid. Mr. Reid will be remembered by all who knew him as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed.
Survivors include a daughter, Brenda R. Richard of Chesapeake; two grandchildren, Amy D'Angelo of Chesapeake and John Richard Jr. of Austin, Texas; a great-granddaughter, Lauren D'Angelo of Chesapeake; and two sisters, Eunice R. Lewis of Chesapeake and Ethel R. Banks of Mount Vernon, N.Y. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline R. Bell, and a great-granddaughter, Allysa D'Angelo.
Mr. Reid will be cremated and no services are planned. Cox Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Lester Caine Sr.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at New Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. G.G. Campbell. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Hale Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
James P. Classic
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Azalea Garden Church, Norfolk. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Robert V. Fischbeck
A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Unitarian Church of Norfolk, 739 Yarmouth St. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sentara Home Care Services and Hospice Program.
Clara L. Kersey
Mary A. Outland
Born in Mecklenburg, Va., she was the widow of Horace L. Outland and was a member of Severn Baptist Church, Severn, N.C.
Survivors include three sons, Meredith C. ``Bert'' Adcock of Augusta, Ga., Monroe Adcock of Edenton, N.C., Maynard Adcock of Norfolk; a sister, Peggy Reid of Deltaville, Va.; two brothers, James Wade of Georgia and Franklin Wade of Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two stepchildren, Judy Joyner of Murfreesboro, N.C., and Buddy Outland, of Ahoskie, N.C.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today.
Floyd L. Parker
Johnnie C. Stith
Ella L. Sykes
She served as a faithful and dedicated member of Gospel Tabernacle Church under the leadership of her pastor, Elderess Louise Hughes, for more than 30 years. In her 30 years of service to her church, she served as a deaconess, secretary, treasurer and wherever she was needed. Then, in the later years of her life, she was called into the ministry where she served faithfully as the president of the Youth Department. She was retired from Hollomon-Brown Funeral Homes.
Her survivors include her husband, Cad Sykes Sr.; three daughters, Vanessa Lindsey, Barbara Wilson and Cynthia Lanear; four sons, Cad Sykes Jr., Rickey Sykes, Titus Joel Sykes and Solomon Sykes; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Georgia Hoskin and Mildred Phillips; and a host of other relatives.
A funeral will be held at noon Wednesday at Abyssinia Baptist Church, 2816 Colley Ave., Norfolk, by Bishop William Easter. Burial will be in St. Luke A.M.E. Church Cemetery in Chesapeake. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Family and friends will assemble at the residence at 11 a.m. Wednesday for the procession to the church. Hale Funeral Home, Norfolk, is handling arrangements.
Nannie L. Broglin
Mrs. Broglin, a native of Tazewell County, Va., was the widow of James Russell Broglin and a member of The Living Waters Christian Fellowship.
Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Ammons of North Carolina, Patricia Risner of Ohio, Janice Kirpec and Edna Orrell of Portsmouth; a son, James R. Broglin Jr. of Portsmouth; a brother, Henry Hunnell of Tazewell; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth, by the Rev. Nelson Fields. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may join the family from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Tayler A. Baker
He was born in Virginia Beach and was a special-education homebound student at Pembroke Elementary School.
He is survived by his mother, Jennifer L. Baker of Virginia Beach; maternal grandparents Ronald A. and Louise F. Baker of Stafford, Va.; maternal great-grandparents Robert and Edna Gerrish of Gouldsboro, Maine, and Edith A. Baker of Stafford; two aunts, Bonnie A. Baker and Elizabeth J. Rosie; an uncle, Gregory K. Rosie; cousin Meagan Camille Rosie, all of Virginia Beach; along with many other friends and relatives.
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens by the Rev. James Meads and Jerry Flug Jr. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, today from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters.
Carl H. Durham
Survivors include his sister, Elsie Price of Virginia Beach; a nephew, Franklin Ray Price and his wife, Lois, of Chesapeake; and a niece, Ann Mast of South Carolina.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Rosewood Memorial Park. Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel, is in charge.
Pamela K. Keely
She is survived by her husband, John Keely; two sons, Shawn Berggren and Chris Berggren; three grandchildren, Freyja Berggren, Shawn Berggren and Damian Berggren. She is also survived by a sister, Sandra Weber, and a brother, Steve Ronsville; and a host of nieces and nephews, including Amanda Lambaiso, Rodney Mitchem, Dawn Marie and Michael Mitchem.
Pam was a very kind-hearted and loving friend and mother, who will be missed dearly.
A memorial service will at 1 p.m. today in the Church of the Holy Family, 1279 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach.
Margaret L. Lewis
She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Fred C. Lewis; a daughter, Amber Renee Grover of Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Christopher John Hardcastle of Jacksonville, N.C.; five sisters, Virginia Bartruff, Caroline Lovelace, Duwanna DeFoor, Louise Price and Gail Black; four brothers, Bill Black, Bobby Black, Michael Black and Roger Black; mother- and father-in-law Mildred T. and Cassell J. Lewis; two brothers-in-law, Glenn and Michael Lewis; and two sisters-in-law, Anita Blueford and Elizabeth Atkins. She was predeceased by a son, Ronnie O. Woodall; her parents, Mandarine Taylor Black and John Bradley Black; and two brothers, James and Johnny Black.
A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at North Little Rock Funeral Home, North Little Rock, Ark. Mrs. Lewis is being sent from Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, to North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Carol G. Moss
Survivors include two daughters, Meredith Moss of Hoboken, N.J., and Tiffany Oeckinghaus of Califon, N.J.; and two grandchildren, Jason Oeckinghaus and Cassandra Oeckinghaus.
A memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, by the Rev. Paul D. Moore. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association.
George T. O'Neil Sr.
He retired in 1983 from the U.S. Treasury Department as an I.R.S. agent and most recently was employed by Walter Hamill, C.P.A., as a tax specialist. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. O'Neil was a member of the Kempsville Masonic Lodge No. 196, the Virginia Beach Shrine Club, the Chesapeake Shrine Club, the Scottish Rite Bodies in Norfolk and the Khedive Temple A.A.O.N.A.S. in Chesapeake.
Mr. O'Neil is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marguerite Duren O'Neil; his sons, George Jr. and his wife, Shirley, of Indianapolis, Ind., and Brian D. O'Neil of Virginia Beach; a daughter, Karen Plymale and her husband, Tom, of Temple, Texas; granddaughters, Georgeanna O'Neil of Indianapolis and Morgan and Lynn Plymale of Temple, Texas.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, with Father Anselm Ober, O.S.B., officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence and also at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Shriner's Hospital for Children.
He was a hydraulic engineer with Newport News Shipyard who retired after 37 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 217, Sidney, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Iris ``Ilene'' Ricucci; seven daughters, Cynthia Pace of Shreveport, La., Polly Zwiebel of Maplewood, Ohio, Sherrill Skinner of Botkins, Ohio, Linda Doyle of Charlottesville, Va., Elizabeth Bushnell of Palmyra, Va., Evelyn Acree of Scottsville, Va., and Kellie Kessler of Virginia Beach; two brothers, George Ricucci of New City, N.Y., and Frank Ricucci of the Bronx, N.Y.; 27 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today in Tidewater Funeral Choices Chapel by Pastor Alan Acree, Pastor John Bushnell and his son-in-law, Barry Kessler.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tidewater Kidney Foundation, 1515 N. Military Highway, Norfolk, VA 23513, or to the donor's choice.
Henry F. St. Clair
No service will be held. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999, at 3105 Ashlawn Terrace in Virginia Beach.
Sharon P. Aston
Mrs. Aston was born in Craven County, N.C. A homemaker, she had formerly been employed in the customer service department of First Colony Coffee and Tea Co. She was a member of Reynoldson Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Thomas W. Aston; a daughter, Kaitlin Aston, and a son, T.W. Aston, both of the home; her parents, Abram L. and Merrill Wiley Peele of Hobbsville, N.C.; two brothers, Lynn Peele and his wife, Judith, of Fairfax, Va., and George Peele and his wife, Terry, of Plymouth, N.C.; her paternal grandmother, Ethel P. Carawan of Hobbsville; her mother-in-law, Mary Aston, and her brother-in-law, Raymond Aston, both of Suffolk.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home by the Rev. Billy Presley. The family will assemble at the funeral home at 2:45 p.m. in preparation of services.
The family asks that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made to the Cancer Research Program at the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk VA 23507.
Della L. Hill
Boyd E. Quate
A native of Holland, Va., he was the son of Boyd Edwin Quate of Suffolk and the late Martha Holland Quate. Mr. Quate was a member of Holland Christian Church and a former member of the Suffolk Planning Commission. He was a third generation member and past president of the Holland Ruritan Club and a past Zone 1 governor of Ruritan National. Mr. Quate was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and was a regional Jefferson Award winner for outstanding volunteer service.
Besides his father, he is survived by his wife, Cathy Holt Quate; daughters, Rebecca, her husband, David Bryce, Lou, her husband, Ron Ventura, all of Suffolk, Debra Forbes of Chesapeake; son, Robert Quate of Suffolk; sister, Martha, her husband, Ray Rountree, of Suffolk; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Glenda and Elton Walker of Marianna, Fla.; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Holland Cemetery by the Rev. Ed Sunday-Winters. The family will be at his home. Memorial donations may be made to the Nansemond Suffolk Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1515, Suffolk VA 23439 or to the Holland Volunteer Fire Department, 6666 O'Kelly Drive, Suffolk VA 23437. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jennifer L. Johnson
Sarah R. Pennewell
Corinne B. Royster
Charlie J. Watson
Dorothy K. Hedspeth
Survivors include four sisters, Sarah K. Long of Seabord, N.C., Ella Jean Overby of Branchville, Va., Katherine K. Kirkland of Pendleton, N.C., and Virginia Peeden of Henderson, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church by the Rev. Frank Stansbury. Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Carmel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Massey Funeral Home, Jackson.
Angelia S. Hundley
She was born in Chelyan, W.Va., and was a sales manager at Carolina 92. She was a Baptist.
She is survived by her husband, Carlton A. Hundley Jr.; two sons, Barney Gregory Hundley and wife, Diana Lynn, of Millsboro, Del., Bretley Ross Hundley and wife, Martha Rhodes, of Elizabeth City, N.C.; two sisters, Justine Lilly of Portsmouth and Ida Price of St. Augustine, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Nicholas Ryan Hundley, Tyler Lee Hundley and Rachael Diana Hundley.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will be at Snellings Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, from 4 to 6 p.m. today.
Gladys J. Mizelle
A native of Bertie County, born April 2, 1906, Mrs. Mizelle was the daughter of the late Nathaniel and Lulia Jernigan. She was a homemaker and a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church and its surrounding community her entire life. She was married to Eley E. Mizelle, who preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1961.
Surviving are a son, Donald L. Mizelle; two daughters, Jeanette Barmer and Doris Mizelle, all of the Elm Grove community of Colerain; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. A son, Fentress Mizelle, died in 1995.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at Elm Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Wendell Ray and the Rev. Hugh Mizelle officiating. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery in Windsor. Walker Funeral Home of Windsor is handling arrangements.
Patricia J. Parsons
Miss Parsons was a senior at Frank W. Cox High School in Virginia Beach. She was a member of the 449th Aviation Division of the National Guard, based in Kinston, N.C., and was aspiring to the U.S. Air Force, where she hoped to fulfill a lifelong dream of becoming a pilot.
Survivors include her parents, Patrick John Parsons and Sheryl Anne DeWitt Parsons of Hookerton; sisters Kelley Marie Bonk of Swansboro and Krystal Dawn Parsons of the home; a brother, Patrick John Parsons Jr. of the home; maternal grandparents Alfred and Yvonne DeWitt of Hobart, N.Y.; paternal grandmother Jeannie Mincher of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and two great-grandmothers, ``Grandmama Many'' and ``Grandmama Dewitt.''
A memorial service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hookerton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ralph Hill officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the residence, 418 Fourth St., Hookerton, N.C.
Memorials in her memory may be made to Hookerton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 10, Hookerton, NC 28538. Arrangements by Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home, Snow Hill.
Vance C. Way
The Rev. Way was the son of the late L. Claude Way and the late Kathleen Porter Way, and the widower of the late Marian Coghill Way. He is survived by a sister, Janice Way Cooper of Tampa, Fla.; a brother, Channing Way; three nieces, Kathleen C. DeLisi of Hot Springs, N.C., Janice Barnett of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Stacie Bransky of Tampa.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today at Ocracoke United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bobby Jordan. Burial will be in Brown's Baptist Church Cemetery, Henderson, N.C., at 1 p.m. Friday. The body was placed in the church on Monday and will lie in repose until the time of service. Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras, is handling arrangements.
Betty M. French-Horner
A native of Johnstown, Pa., Mrs. Horner had resided in Ocala since arriving from Columbus, Ga., in 1985, where she was an active member of the Trillium Garden Club and Central Christian Church. She was a member of Mountain View Chapter No. 205 Order of the Eastern Star, Wayne, N.J., the First Christian Church, Ocala, and a volunteer for seven years at the Munroe Regional Medical Gift Shop.
She is survived by her husband, Edwin R. Horner Jr.; a sister, Mary Jane Donham of Easton, Pa.; daughters Margaret ``Peggy'' Ann Taylor of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Lisa Jane Middleton of Columbus, Ga.; and son Edwin R. Horner III of Virginia Beach; two granddaughters, two grandsons and two great-grandchildren, all of whom will greatly miss her companionship and love. She was predeceased by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orland French; and brothers Robert Orland, John Eugene and Kenneth Keifer French.
A memorial service will be held at a later date, and her ashes will be formerly laid to rest at the family burial plot in Fairmont, W.Va.
Mary Drinkwater Reynolds
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Walter B. Reynolds, former associate justice, Appellate Division, New York State Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department, Albany; a daughter, Mary Virginia Reynolds McLane; a grandson, Randall Reynolds McLane; sisters Bessie Hayes and Camille Mitchell; and a nephew, Pete M. Hayes.
She is survived by a daughter, Suzanne R. Fudge of Belfast, with whom she had resided since 1992; five grandchildren, Paul Lawrence McLane, Mary Cheryl McLane Niver and Susan Camille McLane Pirozzolo, all of Elmira, Mary Virginia Fudge Drinkwater of Belfast and Susan Elizabeth Fudge of Portland, Maine; 17 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Nov. 10, 1999, in Elmira. Arrangements were by Carpenter Funeral Home, Rockland, Maine.