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|Harold R. Coles
CHESAPEAKE -- Harold Raphael Coles, 88, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998.
He was a native of Woodstown, N.J., the widower of Emma Hannah Roork Coles and a former member of First Baptist Church of Elmer, N.J.
He is survived by two sons, the Rev. and Mrs. Harold H. Coles of Vineland, N.J., and Dr. and Mrs. Walter L. Coles of Chesapeake; two sisters, Elizabeth Hewitt of Woodstown, N.J., and Lillian Allen of Carneys Point, N.J.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two daughters, Cora Mae Coles and Henrietta Coles Trail.
A funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday by Dr. Peter Lopresti in Good News Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior to the service. Loving Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Mr. Coles will be sent to H.T. Layton Funeral Home in Woodstown, N.J., for burial. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Good News Baptist Church, where he was a member.
Allen G. Gustafson
Mr. Gustafson is survived by his sons, Bengt S. Svedberg and wife Priscilla, and Bob Gustafson and wife Dana, all of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Ingrid Hurst and husband Dana, of Harker Heights, Texas, Eric Svedberg and wife Kristy, Kristian Gustafson, Clif Gustafson and Kyle Gustafson, all of Virginia Beach; and great-granddaughter, Amanda.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Eugene Meeks officiating. The family will receive friends at Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, today from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Mr. Gustafson will be loved and missed by his family and friends.
Annie V. Mayo
A native of Ahoskie, N.C., she came to Norfolk County (Chesapeake) and united in marriage with the late William H. Mayo Sr. She joined Providence United Church of Christ, Chesapeake, and became a member of its Senior Choir, Deaconess Board and Pastor's Aid. She was a past matron of Bessie Ellison 220 O.E.S. of Chesapeake.
She is survived by a daughter, Joanne V. Beck of Stafford, Va.; four sons, Donald P. Mayo Sr. of Centreville, Va., Oliver T. Mayo Sr., Freddie D. Mayo Sr. of Portsmouth and William H. Mayo Jr. of Chesapeake; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives and friends.
A funeral will be conducted at noon Saturday at Providence United Church of Christ, Chesapeake, by the Rev. Isaac McDonald. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Gardens. Fitchett Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Arthur R. VanWye
Born in Warren, Ohio, he retired with the rate of CW4 from the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Churchland Lions Club and the Retired Officers Association.
Survivors include his wife, Joan M. VanWye; a stepson, Robert Langer and his wife, Bonnie K. Langer, of Suffolk; and a niece, Janet Carr of Maryland.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel, by a friend. Burial will be private.
Jack C. Colonna
Mr. Colonna was a native of Norfolk and retired from the merchant marine and the real estate business. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Norfolk.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Brownley Colonna; two daughters, Patricia Colonna Titi and her husband, Capt. Richard J., of Quantico, Va., and Helen Colonna Childress and her husband, Martin, of Norfolk; a sister, Fannie Joe Ellison of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Henry T. Colonna of Chesapeake; two grandchildren, Chelsea Lynn Titi and Christopher Childress; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery by the Rev. John Capellaro. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Operation Smile or to the American Cancer Society. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Brian K. Hobbs
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he graduated from Maury High School and was employed as a welder at American Steel for five years.
He is survived by his wife, Catres A.C. Hobbs; his mother, Ernestine Hobbs; his father, William Hobbs; a sister, Benicia K. Hobbs; grandparents, William D. and Lossie H. Johnson; an aunt, LaVerne Johnson; an uncle, Myrvin Hagans; cousins, Eurvey and Samarrii Johnson, and Rhonda White; and a host of other uncles, aunts and cousins.
A funeral will be held at noon Saturday at Norfolk Deliverance Center. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. E.A. Hughes Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Margaret S. Morgan
Born in Granite City, Ill., Mrs. Morgan was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ocean View Civic League, Ocean View Senior Center, Northside Tennis Club, Norfolk City Bowling League and Badminton Teams and the Bell Telephone Choir. She was active in Senior Olympics, 60-Plus Club, National Croquet Association and the Young at Heart Group. She was a supporter of the Ernie Morgan Environment Center, the Haven Family Center (Morgan House), VFW and others. ``Sue'' was a graduate of Murphysboro High School and the University of Florida. She was also active in high school and university bands and was a member of ``The Kids From Home'' Band of Amherst College that traveled to Korea and other places in the world to entertain U.S. troops overseas.
The widow of Ernest Morgan, she is survived by two brothers, Gary Naumer of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Gene Naumer of Boca Raton, Fla.
Upon request of Mrs. Morgan, there will be no funeral services or viewing because she desired cremation. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to a favorite charity or to the American Cancer Society. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Joel R. Stearns
He was the owner/operator of Affordable Repair Center.
He is survived by his mother, Carolyn R. Stearns; a daughter, Brianna Leigh Stearns; and a sister, Laura Leigh Sanders, all of Virginia Beach.
A funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. At the families request, a time of visitation will follow the service.
Emanuel L. Walden
Mary A. Wallace
She was born in Dayton, Ohio, and retired from child nutrition service with the Norfolk public schools after 19 years of service. She was a member of AEOPN Association.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmie R. Wallace; a daughter, Mary R.W. Grudzinski and her husband, Stan, of Front Royal, Va.; three sons, Mark C. Wallace and his wife, Linda, of Portsmouth, James R. Wallace and his wife, Jayne, of Powhatan, Va., and Lawrence L. Wallace and his wife, Lisa, of Gloucester, Va.; her mother, Elizabeth L. Hoover of Toledo, Ohio; two sisters, Paula Dias of Waineie, Hawaii, and Gayl Hoover of Toledo, Ohio; two brothers, Lee Hoover of Denver, Colo., and Michael Hoover of Northbend, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Allen.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. Burial will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
She was born in South Norfolk and was the widow of Hollister G. Lassiter.
Survivors include three daughters, Beulah Ellis, Joan Jones and her husband, Julius, Sybil Phillips and her husband, Bobby, all of Portsmouth; two sons, Joe Lassiter of Portsmouth, and Horace Lassiter and his wife, Wanda, of Maxton, N.C.; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Boulevard Chapel, by Chaplain Ernie Etheridge. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 8 p.m.
The memorial service will be held at Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel, on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Thelma L. Davis
Mrs. Davis was a native of Louisville, Ky., and was the widow of Dale R. Davis. She was a member of Oaklette United Methodist Church in Chesapeake and the Knights of Pythias, a member and past treasurer for the Survivors of the Spanish and American War Association and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.
Survivors include a grandson, Charles F. Squires of Chesapeake.
A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Oaklette United Methodist Church by the Rev. Sebert W. Rorrer. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Shade W. Griffin
Frances W. Johnson
Mrs. Johnson was the widow of T. Lewis Johnson, a former executive with the Ford Motor Co., Norfolk Plant. Mrs. Johnson had been living at First Colonial Inn since February 1997. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach and a past member of the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club and the Birdneck Point Garden Club.
Survivors include a son, Thomas L. Johnson Jr. of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Mary W. Lee of Virginia Beach; two granddaughters, Elizabeth J. Bishop of Richmond and Susan T. Johnson of Houston, Texas; and a special friend, Bill Godfrey of Norfolk.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Dr. J. Scottie Griffin. Memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 945, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel, is handling arrangements.
She was a native of North Carolina and a former resident of the Eastern Shore. While on the Eastern Shore, Mrs. Kellam was active in the African Baptist Church in Cheriton, Va., whose pastor is the Rev. C.F. Mapp. She worked for the Webster Canning Co. for over 30 years. After moving to Virginia Beach, Mrs. Kellam was a faithful member of the Mount Olive Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A. in Portsmouth. She was the daughter of the late Malachi Ennett and Mary Ennett and was the widow of George Kellam. Mrs. Kellam was predeceased by a sister, Olivia Fitchett; two sons, Aaron and Acie Roundtree; a daughter, Mary Lee Ayres; and two granddaughters.
She is survived by a sister, Mary Ennett of Brooklyn, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Shirley Faye Watson of Port Bayon, N.Y., Juanita Galloway of Virginia Beach and Sylvester Roundtree of New York; 14 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; eight stepchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olive Church of Christ, 1610 County St., Portsmouth, by Elder John W. Smith, pastor. The Cremation Society of Virginia is in charge of arrangements. The family will meet at the home of her granddaughter, Juanita Galloway, Morgan Terrace Apartments, Virginia Beach, from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
Elvie R. Pollard
She was the widow of Herman Royster Pollard and is survived by three daughters, Frances P. Prendergast and husband, Carl, of St. Augustine, Fla., Marjorie P. Broach and husband, Edward, of Norfolk, Barbara P. Beamon and husband, Robert, of Virginia Beach; a son, H.R. ``Jack'' Pollard Jr. and wife, Virginia, of Norfolk; 11 grandchildren, William G. Prendergast and wife, Susan, of Brunswick, Ga., Michael Prendergast and wife, Mary, of Virginia Beach, Edward S. Broach III and wife, Amy, Suzanne B. O'Donnell and husband, Terence, of Norfolk, Megan B. Bond and husband, John, of Bedford, Va., Charles W. Broach and wife, Elizabeth, and Caitlin W. Broach of Norfolk, Master Sgt. Robert G. Beamon and wife, Frances, of Pope Air Force Base, N.C., Andrew P. Beamon and wife, Kimberly, of Springfield, Va., Susan T. Pollard of Alexandria, Va., Ann R. Pollard of Norfolk; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be private. A memorial service will be held Jan. 31, 1999, at Larchmont United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Larchmont United Methodist Foundation, 1106 Larchmont Crescent, Norfolk, Va. 23508. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Laskin Road Chapel, provided information.
Kathryne L. Smith
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Kathryne L. Smith, 92, a native of Lynchburg, Va.,
died Dec. 3, 1998, in a local hospital.
She is survived by her son, C. William Smith Jr. and his wife, Catherine, of Virginia Beach; two grandchildren, Michael William Smith of Willis, Va., and Cynthia Smith Hart of Virginia Beach; and two great-grandsons, Raymond James and William Russell Hart.
Memorial services will be conducted in Lynchburg.
Henry Van Jr.
He was born in Knoxville, Tenn., and was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association. He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a shipfitter and was a retired Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Christian ``Josette'' Van; one son, Carlos Van of Texas; three daughters, Sandra Auger of Virginia Beach, Annick Ensley of Mascot, Va., and Martin Chare of France; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be private. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Plaza Rescue Squad, 3610 S. Plaza Trail, Virginia Beach, Va. 23452. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, is handling arrangements.
John E. Watson
Mr. Watson was a retired electrical engineer with the civil service. He was a Navy veteran and a member of the V.F.W. He was also a member of the Church of the Holy Family.
Survivors include his wife, Estelle; two daughters, Cynthia Schofield and her husband, Dan Schofield Jr., and Sharon Wilson, all of Virginia Beach; a grandchild, Travis John Wilson of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Imogene Simmons of Missouri and Mary Fern Simmons of Idaho; and several other nieces, nephews and other family.
Mr. Watson's cremated remains will be scattered at sea by the U.S. Navy. A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Church of the Holy Family by Father Richard Mooney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church building fund.
Jacqueline A. Lilley
She is survived by brother and sister-in-law, Rufus ``R.D.'' Dale and Catherine T. Lilley; niece and nephew-in-law, Pat L. and Philip Bailey; niece-in-law, Sherri Lilley, all of Suffolk; and grandnieces, Nicole Lilley, Heather Lilley and Chris Duke.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Cemetery by the Rev. Douglas W. Gibson. Friends may join the family at Hill Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m. today and other times at the residence of Rufus and Catherine Lilley, 229 Chestnut St., Suffolk.
Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St., Suffolk, Va. 23434, or Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1637 Holland Road, Suffolk, Va. 23434.
Helen B. Fitchett
James E. Marshall
Mildred D. West
Anita B. Ishman
Delbert B. Schmitz
Sandra A. Wallace
A native of Portsmouth, she was the daughter of the late Thelma Rae Duval and Robert Winton Aydlette. She was the former owner of Cradock Hairstyling in Portsmouth and also worked as a receptionist with Nails By Design in Williamsburg. She was a member of Cradock Baptist Church in Portsmouth and Leather and Lace Dance Club of Williamsburg.
Survivors include her husband, Tex Wallace; a daughter, Teresa L. Latoski of Williamsburg; two sons, Steven R. Wiggs of Virginia Beach and Robert Brian Wiggs of Williamsburg; two sisters, Nancy Evans of Portsmouth and Sharon Pittman of Windsor, Va.; two brothers, James Aydlette of Hertford and Douglas Aydlette of Virginia Beach; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Swindell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry King officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Wood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Jimmy L. Williams
Paul A. Harrell
Mr. Harrell was born on Jan. 11, 1923, in Norfolk, a son of the late James A. and Catherine Mathews Harrell. He was a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, having served in World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Winchester.
Surviving are two sons, Paul A. Harrell II of Reading, Mass., and David M. Harrell of Columbus, Ga.; three brothers, Clifton M. Harrell of Norfolk and James A. and William L. Harrell of Virginia Beach; and four grandchildren.
A funeral was conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church by Father John Kelley with interment at Mount Hebron Cemetery. Pallbearers were Les Akensen, Raymond Reno, James A. Harrell, William L. Harrell, Paul A. Harrell II and David M. Harrell.
A rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, at the Giffin Funeral Home in Capon Bridge, W.Va., where the family received friends. Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, Va. 22601.
Ann H. Buckey
Margaret R. Goodwin
She was born Jan. 25, 1928, in Charlotte, N.C., and was a member of the House of Prayer Lutheran Church, the United Daughters of The Confederacy, Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames of XVII Century, Jamestowne Society, Clear Lake Panhellenic Society and NARFE. She was an avid genealogist, involved with many organizations.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Burney H. Goodwin of the home; daughters, Elizabeth ``Beth'' Wilder, her husband, Todd, and their sons, Casey and Alex of Chesapeake; Edith ``Edie'' Glen, her husband, Charlie, and their son, Charlie Ray of Clear Lake City; and brother, Leo A. Renz Jr. of Charlotte, N.C.
Friends may call between 2 and 6 p.m. today at Jack Rowe Funeral Home. A funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 1515 Bay Area Blvd., with Pastor R. Marcus Otterstad officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Dorothy I. Andrejco
Mrs. Andrejco was the widow of Peter J. Andrejco. She is survived by her two sons, Robert J. Andrejco and his wife, Janet, of Chesapeake, and Gary P. Andrejco of Richmond.
A private service will be held in Virginia. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Oman Funeral Home, Chesapeake, is in charge.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Kempsville Church of Christ, Virginia Beach. Interment will be in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Oman Funeral Home, Chesapeake, is in charge.
Quinton Dunlow Jr.
A native of Nansemond County he was a supervisor with Macsons Construction and a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church, the V.F.W. and the D.A.V. Mr. Dunlow was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army and a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa E. Rudis Dunlow of the residence; two sons, Luke and Vincent Dunlow, both of Chesapeake; three sisters, Patricia Wilson of Chesapeake, Brenda Dunlow of Dobson, N.C., and Sue Dunlow of Statesville, N.C.; five brothers, Charles Dunlow and Thurman Dunlow, both of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., Ray Dunlow Ricky Dunlow, and Steve Melton, all of Siloam, N.C.; a granddaughter, Madison Paige Dunlow of Chesapeake; in-laws, Albert and Theresa Rudis of Chesapeake; two brothers-in-law, Tom Rudis of Virginia Beach and John Rudis of Chesapeake; a sister-in-law, Sandra Rudis of Montana; special niece, April Gentle of Pilot Mountain, N.C.; and several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Adlee Edwards Dunlow and Quinton Dunlow Sr.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. today in Francis A. Gay Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel, with Father James R. Guttendorf officiating. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach.
Herbert G. Harrison Jr.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the Messiah United Methodist Church, 411 Dominion Blvd, South, Chesapeake. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Oman Funeral Home, Chesapeake, is in charge.
Loliest D. Breckenridge
He is survived by his wife, Anita Breckenridge; four children, Latoya, Leo, Alexander and Loliest II; two sisters, Lana M. Merritt and Leahray D. Ruth; two brothers, Lonnis L. Breckenridge Jr. and Lance Adane Breckenridge; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Marie A. Breckenridge and Lonnie L. Breckenridge Sr.
A funeral will be held at 3 p.m Sunday at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Street Chapel, by the Rev. Gregory Chapman. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The family will receive guests at 5529 Bayberry Drive.
Genevieve L. Caprio
Mrs. Caprio was a native of Norfolk and the widow of Michael R. Caprio Sr. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Norfolk since 1942. Until recently she had been very active in local civic organizations. She was a former Judge for the Ocean View Voting Precinct, a past president of the Ocean View Garden Club, and had done extensive volunteer work for both Holy Trinity Catholic School and Norfolk Catholic High School.
Survivors include her sons, Capt. Michael R. Caprio Jr. of La Mesa, Calif., Dr. John T. Caprio of Baton Rouge, La.; her five grandchildren, Laura Caprio Dwyer, Michael R. Caprio III, Emma-Lee Prince Caprio, Ellen Marie Caprio, Matthew Caprio; six great-grandchildren; and her three sisters-in-law, Louise Harrington of Tavaies, Fla., Virginia Leinenbach and Thelma Snyder, both of Portsmouth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church by Father Lou Ruoff. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Monday before the Funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 175 West Government Ave., Norfolk, VA 23503. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Born in Macon, Ga., she was employed at Daisy's Salon, Spa & Boutique by Antonia Nathaniel. She attended Oakwood Chapel Church and was a member of United Order of Tents.
The widow of Richard Evans, she is survived by two daughters, Bridgette Simmons and Sherly Smith; two sons, Anthony Simmons and Richard Evans; two brothers, Harold A. Davis and Kenneth Davis; six grandchildren; and a special friend, Antonia Nathaniel. She was predeceased by her parents, Raymond and Ruth Gallop.
A funeral will be held at noon Saturday at Oakwood Chapel Church by Pastor Thurmond Hines with burial in Roosevelt Memorial Cemetery. Graves Funeral Home is in charge.
Queenie E. Ferebee
She is survived by her parents, Andrew John Hilborn and Janice Averill Hilborn, both of Norfolk; maternal grandmother, Denise Knights; maternal grandfather, Joseph Casavola, both of Maine; paternal grandmother, Barbara Hilborn; paternal grandfather, Lewis Hilborn, both of New York; birth mother, Nikki Anzaldua; birth father, Gregory Casavola; maternal birth grandfather, Israel Anzaldua, all of Maine; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Fellowship Church by the Rev. Edward J. Thomas Jr. with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, from 7 to 9 p.m. today. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Emma Hilborn at Bank of America.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Pius X Catholic Church with the Rev. Father R. Francis Muench officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, is in charge.
Annie W. Williams
She attended the Norfolk Public Schools and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. Mrs. Williams continued her studies earning a B.S. degree at Virginia State College and M.A. degree from Hampton University in education. Many of her students and colleagues affectionately will remember her winning smile and outstanding personality as a teacher at Liberty Park Elementary, Ruffner Junior High, and Lake Taylor Junior High schools. She retired with more than 30 years of service in the Norfolk Public School System.
Annie's life was not a life alone; she was happily married to Julius Caesar Williams for 46 years. Their marriage was a tribute to each other as they stated on the occasion of their 28th anniversary in a newspaper article on ``Marriage.'' ``It's living for one another.''
At an early age, Mrs. Williams was christened in the family's home church in her community. Later she re-affirmed her faith with her husband at Covenant Presbyterian Church where she served with the Women's Auxiliary Board.
Mrs. Williams's professional organizations included the Virginia Educational Association and Norfolk Teachers Association. She was also a member of several civic and social organizations including the Green Hill Farms Civic and Garden clubs.
She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted husband, Julius C. Williams; three sisters-in-law, Vivian B. West of Chesapeake, Katrina R. Williams of Norfolk and Irene Valentine of Atlanta; two brothers-in-law, Herfew Williams and Phillip Williams of Charleston, S.C.; a nephew, Joseph L. Peebles of Norfolk; three nieces, Jacqueline P. Clemons of Norfolk, Marlene W. Randall of Portsmouth and Jean W. Dickens of Chesapeake; and a host of great-nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today at Covenant Presbyterian Church by Dr. Rev. Octavius A. Gaba with burial in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Family and friends will be at the home on Knox Road Friday at noon for the procession. Hale Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Gollie K. Branch
She was born Feb. 6, 1957, in Suffolk, to the late Martha B. Franklin and Clinton Franklin Sr.
Survivors include her husband, Bishop Robert J. Branch; two daughters, Charita Knight-Thompson (Edward ``Jake'') and Tara Knight of Portsmouth; two stepchildren, Robert A. Branch and Latonya Branch of Suffolk; two sisters, Bessie Franklin-Stephenson of Portsmouth and Francine Elliott of Suffolk; one brother, Clinton Franklin Jr. of Portsmouth; one foster sister, Patricia Gaines (Fernando) of Chesapeake; two foster brothers, Tyrone Vick and Victor Vick of Suffolk; five sisters-in-law, Ethel Stallings (Lodah) and Erma White of Waterbury, Conn., Mary Bond, Eloise Britt and Suzette Rodgers (Reginald) of Gates County, N.C.; five brothers-in-law, Benjamin Stephenson of Suffolk, Walter White (Lassie Mae), Roy Branch (Janie), James Branch of Gates County, and Vernon Branch; a devoted niece, Vickie Franklin-Branch of Portsmouth; three grandchildren, Javonte Knight, JaNiqua Thompson and Tajah Knight of Portsmouth; and many other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in Macedonia Healing Fountain Holiness Church, Suffolk. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Applewhite Funeral Home is in charge.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Pitt of Portsmouth; two sisters, Rachel Hill of Portsmouth and Carolyn Pitt of Virginia Beach; two brothers, James Pitt and Willie Pitt, both of Portsmouth; two aunts, Gloria Roan of Norfolk and Doris Waters of Portsmouth; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, cousins, in-laws, other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in New First Baptist Church Taylorsville. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery. Viewing will begin today at noon. Family and friends will assemble at 32 Wilson Pkwy. for the processional at 12:15 p.m. Steele-Bullock Funeral Home, formerly Serenity Funeral Home, is in charge.
Mary T. Tobin
Survivors include her husband, John Edward Tobin; three daughters, Mary Sharp of Portsmouth, Lora LaLonde of Buckingham County, Va., Christine Tobin of Hampton; two sons, John Tobin Jr. of Japan, William Tobin of Suffolk; a sister, Rose Davis of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a brother, Charles Clark of Bellmore, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday in St. Therese's Catholic Church by the Rev. Leo Manalo, burial to follow in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth, from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Felicia M. Ward
Edward D. Washington
Born in Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Washington was a retired postal worker for the U.S. Postal Service, Washington, D.C.
Survivors include his son, Rudolph Freeman of Portsmouth; his mother, Lottie Washington Ford; three sisters, Patricia A. Washington, Debra Washington, Teressa Washington; three brothers, William J. Washington, Theodore Washington and Benjamin C. Washington, all of Portsmouth; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Edward Brown Washington.
A funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Holy Trinity Church No. 1, Portsmouth, by Elder Bobby Dunn. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Portsmouth. Viewing will begin at noon today at Corprew Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the church at noon Saturday.
Annette J. Birdsong
She is survived by her daughter, Corinne Birdsong Winburn; her husband, William Alfred Winburn and their son, Thomas Mills Winburn; sons, Thomas Henry Birdsong IV, Warren Lee Birdsong and wife, Penny Howell Birdsong and their children, Japheth and Christianna Saecker; sisters, Bernice Jones Rawls and Betty Jones Klepser and husband, Dr. Roy G. Klepser; nieces, Linda Rawls Culliton and husband, James, Judy Klepser Hibbard and husband, Steve; nephew, Leslie Herman Rawls III; great-niece, Leslie Culliton; and three great-nephews, Benjamin, Jack and Joseph Hibbard.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Galilee Episcopal Church by the Rev. Calvin G. Gardner followed by a reception at the church. Interment will be held at 4 p.m in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk. Contributions may be made to Galilee Church Building Fund, Longwood College Scholarship Fund for Class of 1950 or The Virginia Beach Alliance for the Mentally Ill (VAMI).
Annette will be missed by her family and friends. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Suffolk, is in charge.
Robert R. Boone
He is survived by his mother, Margaret Albert and her husband, Dewey, of Virginia Beach; daughters, Pauline Bailey of York, S.C., Midget Vouthivong of Kings Mountain, N.C., Dianna Chambers of Alabama, and Anne Marie Roundtree of Virginia Beach; sons, Robert Reid Jr. and William Reid, both of Virginia Beach; sisters, Jeannie Chappelleof Virginia Beach, Debbie Boone of Chesapeake, and Tammy Cobb of Maryland; brother, Danny Boone of Maryland; seven grandchildren and one on the way; nieces and nephews, Ray, Tootie, Tina, Tony, Lauren, Taylor, Michael, and Brett; great-nephew, Jordan; dear friends, Meeky, Kelsey, and Chance; and other family members and friends.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Kellum Funeral Home, Bonney Road Chapel, with the Rev. Eddie Galloway officiating. Interment will be in Princess Anne Memorial Park.
Bobby, we love you.
George A. Burns
Mr. Burns was born in Chicago, Ill., and had moved to Virginia Beach shortly after. He was a retired senior chief, personnelman in the U.S. Navy with more than 30 years of dedicated service including Pearl Harbor, continuing on to civil service for more than 20 years. He was a member of Fleet Reserve Branch No. 99, and also a member of the VFW.
He is survived by his loving wife of more than 48 years, Edwina; sons, Victor P. Halme of Glen Burine, Md., and W. Dean Halme, of Denver, Colo.; daughters, Regina M. Yeates of Virginia Beach and Phyllis A. Keehn of Holton, Kan.; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Kellum Funeral Home, Bonney Road Chapel, by the Rev. Warren Wilson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 5349 Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, VA 23502.
Evelyn B. Gotts
She is survived by her former husband, Carl Gotts; a son, Carl Andrew Gotts and wife, Marti, of St. Croix, Virgin Islands; five brothers, Emmett R. Byron and wife, Marion, of California, Henry Byron and wife, Peggy, of Oregon, Alfred Byron of Connecticut, Thomas Byron of Alaska, Robert Byron and wife, Mary, of Connecticut; two sisters, Ethel Reeves and husband, Paul, of Washington, Marion Fecteau of Florida; a lifelong friend, Stella Eddy of Connecticut; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Virginia Beach, by Father James E. Dorson, pastor. Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Toys for Tots of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, P.O. Box 26157, St. Croix, V.I. 00824 or to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, 740 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
Doloris L. Hayes
Born Jan. 9, 1919, in Morris, Minn., she is survived by her husband; sons, Michael and wife, Jackie, of Virginia Beach and Christopher and his wife, Ginny, of Webster, Minn.; sister, Majorie Gleason and husband, Ray, of Waseca, Minn.; sister-in-law, Mary Jane Lux of Minneapolis, Minn.; nephews, Scott Elton and wife, Chrissy, of Minneapolis and Dick Lux and his wife, Jean, of Eden Prairie, Minn.; and many other loved nieces and nephews. In addition, Doloris enjoyed the love and affection of three grandchildren, Travis Hayes, Katherine Anne, and Steven Hayes. Her daughter, Patrice Anne Stedman, her sister, Wanda Elton and her brother, James preceded her in death.
Doloris, an RN, graduated from St. Josephs/St. Catherines, St. Paul, Minn., and had a VA civil service appointment to the VA Hospital in St. Paul. As an RN with the U.S. Naval Reserve, she was called to active duty and served in World War II at the Naval Hospital Corona, Calif., and in the Pacific at Guadalcanal and at a number of other assignments with other members of the ``greatest generation.'' After the war, Doloris flew with Northwest Orient Airlines as a flight attendant until she was recalled by the Navy for Korea, serving at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Portsmouth Naval Hospital, where she met Richard.
Doloris will be deeply missed by all her friends and relatives. A memorial Mass of the Resurrection on Doloris' behalf is scheduled on Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at Little Creek Amphibious Base Chapel at 10 a.m. with retired U.S. Navy Capt. Edward Richardson presiding. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the American Cancer Society. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, is in charge.
Kevin J. Mulligan
Kevin attended Star of the Sea School and was a graduate of Norfolk Catholic High and Old Dominion University. In high school he was prominent in wrestling, reaching the state finals. An avid surfer, he was also very active in literary circles, writing numerous poems, sonnets, and short stories.
He was the graphic arts director for Lockheed Martin and its successor United Space Alliance at the Kennedy Space Center where he won numerous awards for his high caliber work for the space program.
The second of six sons, he leaves four brothers, Jim of Dallas, Texas, Mark of Hurst, Texas, Sean of Kitty Hawk, N.C., and Neil of Virginia Beach; and 13 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Terrance.
A Memorial Mass will be conducted at Star of the Sea Church on Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at 9:30 a.m.
Donations in memory of Kevin may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Christopher C. Russ
He is survived by his sister, Taylor Nicole Criswell Russ; grandparents, Paul and Kathleen Criswell and Johnnie and Sherry Russ; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel, by the Rev. Warren Wilson.
Rocco L. Russo
His career in the chemical fertilizer business began with Weaver and Smith-Douglass in Norfolk and he served as director of production of Beker Industries of Greenwich, Conn. In 1988 he returned to Norfolk to serve as a plant manager for The Royster Company.
In his retirement, he was active in the Bayside Lions Club, Post 5 of the 29th Division Association, and St. Gregory's Church, the Norfolk Sports Club, and the Notre Dame Club of Southeastern Virginia. He was a great lover of sports, especially baseball. He was a catcher for Holy Trinity and William and Mary and played on league teams in the area.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary (Midge) Russo and six children: five sons, Chuck of Bloomington, Ind., John of Gainesville, Ga., Tom of Dacula, Ga., Patrick of Overland Park, Kan., and Anthony of Arlington, Va.; and one daughter, Mary Jo Henke of Rhinebeck N.Y.; together with their spouses and 13 grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers, Philip L. Russo and Augustine J. Russo Jr.; and a sister, Antoinette Finegan. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Elizabeth Annunziata.
Funeral services for Mr. Russo will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church, Norfolk. A Wake service will be at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Colonial Ave., Norfolk, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the National World War II Memorial Foundation, American Battle Monuments Commission, P.O. Box 96766, Washington, DC 20090-6766, or the National MS Society, National Capital Chapter, 2021 K. Street N.W., Suite 715, Washington, DC 20006.
Helen M. Smith
She was a native of Albany, N.Y. Mrs. Smith was an executive secretary for the state of New York and a member of St. Theresa of Avala Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Smith, and her parents, Edward and Anna Murtaugh.
Survivors include four daughters, Margaret R. Smith, Cynthia M. Radliff, both of Virginia Beach, Judith A. Troidle of New York, and Carole M. Foster of Pennsylvania; a son, James E. Smith of New York; and many grand- and great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at later date in New York. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Ellen G. Sucky
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Fargis and husband, Charlie, of Hillsborough, N.J.; a son, Tony Suchy and wife, Janice, of Elizabeth City, N.C.; three sisters, Mary Thomas of Arlington, Gracie Karantzas of Virginia Beach and Vivian Gretakis of Norfolk; a brother, Nicholas E. Gretakis of Virginia Beach; a grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
A Trisagion service will be held at 6 p.m. today at Twiford's Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, with the family receiving friends following the service. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral by the Rev. Fr. Costa G. Christo and the Rev. Fr. Constantine Rogakos. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Albemarle Crisis Pregnancy Center, P.O. Box 2188, Elizabeth City, NC 27906 or the Father Horace McKenna Fund, St. Aloysius Church, 19 Eye St. N.W., Washington, DC 20001.
He was born in Driscoll, Texas, and retired from the U.S. Navy as a senior chief after 22 years of service. He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, former president of Lions Club and real estate agent. Mr. Trevino was a well decorated veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Penny L. Trevino; two daughters, Patricia Trevino and Lottie Pafford and husband, Skip, both of Virginia Beach; his mother, Santos R. Trevino of Houston, Texas; seven sisters, Delia, Dovie, Vickie, Emma, Eva, Sylvia, and Alicia; three brothers, Tacho, Fermin, and Adan; two grandchildren, Serena and Noah Pafford of Virginia Beach; 24 nieces and nephews; 14 great-nieces and -nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Anastacio Trevino; his sister, Elma; and two brothers, Pete and Fabian.
His body will be sent from Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, to Aldine Funeral Home, Houston, Texas, for services and burial.
Mr. Vickhouse served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines and Japan and was awarded the Bronze Star for action in the CEBO Invasion, retiring after 30 years of service with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was also the retired owner of VU Photos Inc., Commercial Photographers of Norfolk, VA. He served in various capacities in the Masonic Order and was a past master of Norfolk Lodge No. 1 AF&AM.
He was predeceased by his mother, Lena Wilder Vickhouse. He is survived by his wife, Ruth D. Vickhouse of Virginia Beach; his son, Stanley Maynard Vickhouse and wife, Betty, of Richmond; four grandchildren, Michael S. Vickhouse of Ashland, Va., Dianne Sidenstricker of Japan, Robert S. Vickhouse of Midlothian, Va., and Amye E. Vickhouse of California; stepdaughter, Andrea Paradelas and husband Andrea, of Virginia Beach; and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at noon Saturday in Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel, followed by interment in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Elizabeth N. Keiningham
She is survived by a stepson, Joseph Linwood Keiningham of Roanoke, Va.; nieces, Mary Revere Armentrout of Wake, Va., Margaret Edwards Lucy of Richmond and Arlene Norfleet Hogan of Windsor, Va.; and nephews, Walter W. Revere of Wake and Reginald Louis Norfleet.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Holly Lawn Cemetery by the Rev. Jerrell G. Huneycutt. Friends may join the family Saturday from 11 to noon at Hill Funeral Home.
Carlton F. Crockett
Violet A. Savage
Yvonne A. Baylor
James H. Bond Sr.
Annie W. Castelloe
She is survived by sisters, Magnolia Ward Hicks, Elsie Ward Shotton, both of Suffolk, Nora Ward Harris of Wilson, N.C., Gwen Ward Phelps and William H. Phelps of Plymouth, N.C., Ida Hutten Jennette and Harry Jennette, both of Virginia Beach; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ross Baptist Church by the Rev. Roger Kiker and the Rev. David Phelps. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, Windsor, N.C.
Joyce W. Fearing
She is survived by three sons, Charles R. Fearing of Las Vegas, Nev., George R. Fearing III of Marietta, Ga., and David W. Fearing of Kitty Hawk; three sisters, Barbara Conrad and Martha Speakman, both of Stephens City, Va., Virginia Morrisette of Camden, N.C.; and four grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Austin Cemetery, Kitty Hawk, by the Rev. Brad Bradshaw. The family will gather at David W. Fearing's address, 4014 Smith St., Kitty Hawk, NC 27949. Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo, is in charge.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda H. Vincent and husband, Robert Vincent, of Murfreesboro, N.C.; a son, Alton Ray Hoggard of Chesapeake; a sister, Maybel Dilday and a brother, C.D. Hoggard Jr., both of Powellsville, N.C.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of Massey Funeral Home in Aulander with the Rev. Alan Mizelle officiating. The burial will follow at Aulander Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Goldie L. Holley
Irving W. Lea
He was retired owner and operator of Lea Florist and a member of Main Street United Methodist Church, both of Bedford, a past master of Elizabeth Lodge No. 34, Norfolk, member of the Liberty Masonic Lodge No. 95, the Commandery Knights Templar - York Rite, the Khedive Temple, Chesapeake, an honorary member of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in Virginia, and was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Lea and Herman Gatling of Merry Point, Va.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four sisters.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Executive Plaza 1, Suite 800, 11350 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.
Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-3304.
Robert L. O'Brien
Survivors include four sons, Michael A. of Dallas, Texas, Robert E. and Daniel L., both of Williamsburg, and James T. of Newport News; three daughters, Mary C. Yount of Virginia Beach, Linda O. West of Newport News, and Therese' O'Brien of Blue Springs, Mo.; his mother, Mildred I.K. O'Brien of West Melbourne, Fla.; two sisters, Carolyn O. Wood of West Melbourne, and Carmetta Bouchard of Crownsville, Md.; his former wife, Rita E. O'Brien of Hampton; and 20 grandchildren.
Arlington Funeral Home, Arlington, Va., is in charge.
William B. Riddick
Terry R. Skinner Sr.