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|Barbara A. Gibson
CHESAPEAKE -- Barbara Ann Gibson, 57, of the 600 block of Crown Crescent, died Sept. 7, 1999, at Sentara Nursing Home, Norfolk.
Born in Rocky Mount, N.C., she was a former employee of Hofheimers Shoes Warehouse and was a former member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Epheson Gibson Sr. of Chesapeake; a son, Epheson Gibson Jr. of Norfolk; her mother, Oralee McCormick of Norfolk; a brother and his wife, James E. and Audrey Yvonne McCormick of Norfolk; five granddaughters, including Ebony Gibson of Norfolk; a nephew, Michael E. McCormick of Norfolk; a niece, Towanda Blackwell of Norfolk; three great-nephews; a goddaughter, Jackie Meyers of Chesapeake; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Hale Funeral Home Chapel,
Norfolk, by Linwood Welch, pastor. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery,
Norfolk. The family will receive friends and loved ones at 3128 Cape Henry
Ave., Apt. B, Norfolk.
Born in Norfolk, she was a homemaker and the widow of John H. Muir. She was a member of New Discipleship Church.
She is survived by a sister, Mary Rose Lee of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at noon Monday at New Discipleship Church by Bishop Anthony Moses. Burial will be at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Viewing will be from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel. The family will assemble at 11 a.m. at 618 Pile Ave. for the procession.
Agnes E. Powell
Carl N. Burnett
Born in Tazewell County, Va., he had retired in 1965 as a railway postal clerk, from the U.S. Postal Service with 42 years of service. He was a member and former deacon of Talbot Park Baptist Church where he was a member of the Sunshine Club, the choir and its orchestra. He was also a member of Ocean View Masonic Lodge No. 335; Norfolk Scottish Rite Bodies; Khedive Temple of the Shrine; Sudan Temple of the Shrine; 60-Plus Club; Tabernacle and Tidewater Senior Citizens Club; Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church Breakfast Club; Shuine Band since 1948; Sudan Band since 1955; and the Fireman's Band since 1958.
Mr. Burnett is survived by his son, Donald Burnett of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted at noon Monday at Rosewood Memorial Park by the Rev. M. Keith Martin. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Memorial donations may be made to Masonic Home, Richmond, Va., Talbot Park Baptist Church or the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
Emanuel Hamilton Sr.
He is survived by his wife, Lona Hardesty; four sons, Durward Roy Hardesty of Hampton, Ga., John R. Hardesty of Holbrook, Mass., James E. Hardesty of Virginia Beach and David I. Hardesty of Norfolk; one daughter, Linda Goldsmith of Norfolk; one brother, Everett Hardesty of Ohio; two sisters, Juanita Sell of Cumberland, Md., and Alice Gidland of Townsend, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Rosewood Memorial
Park by the Rev. Ken Gosnell. Memorial donations may be made to the Colonial
Heights Church of Christ. Tidewater Funeral Choices is handling arrangements.
Thomas A. Cotten
A native of Portsmouth, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a retired watchmaker from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Shook Cotten; three daughters, Dianne Cotten of Portsmouth, Carolyn Lee of Virginia Beach and Tommie L. Miller of Chesapeake; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Redeemer Lutheran Church
by the Rev. Thomas E. Becker. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial
Mausoleum with military honors. The family will receive friends from 3
to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church.
Survivors include three daughters, Tracy Copeland and Tammy Harris, both of Virginia Beach, and Theresa Britt of Richmond; his mother, Cleo C. Hall of Chesapeake; two sisters, Sandra Nicolia of Virginia Beach and Barbara McCartney of Williamsburg; a brother, Richard Hall of Chesapeake; and three grandchildren, Brittney Copeland of Virginia Beach, Donald Murphy Jr. and Tracy Diane Murphy, both of Norfolk. He was predeceased by a sister, Betty Ann Fitzgerald.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hollomon-Brown
Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may
be made to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta,
Ruth E. Knox
She was affiliated with the Pentecostal Church in Philadelphia, where she was a resident most of her life. She was a sweet, caring person and a wonderful mother who will be sorely missed by many.
She leaves to cherish her memory a son, William ``Bill'' Maull and his wife, Charlotte; a devoted sister, Florence M. Davis; and seven grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Riddick Funeral Service
by the Rev. Robert G. Murray. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park.
The family will be at 914 Shoal Creek Trail, Chesapeake.
Arther J. Lilienfeld
He was the son of Bernard and Clara Morris Lilienfeld of Norfolk. He was born and grew up in Norfolk and was on the wrestling team at Maury High School. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and made that wrestling team. During World War II, he served as a gunnery chief in the U.S. Navy. Upon his return from the war, his life was active. In addition to his work in investments, he was a Scout leader. He organized and coached amateur wrestling at the YMCA. He was a lifelong health and fitness advocate and, for many years, did acrobatics on the beach for fun and entertainment. He was also an excellent dancer with a tuneful voice. He was a unique, kind and remarkable man.
He is survived by a niece, Beth Ewing, and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his loving, longtime companion, Nancy Dickinson.
A memorial celebration of his life will be held at noon Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at the Ramada Inn, 5600 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach.
Ray E. McKimie
Pedro M. Rojas
Ruth A. Williamson
Born in Norfolk, she was a retired school bus driver from the city of Virginia Beach.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin B. Williamson of the home; two daughters, Sheryl Williamson and Michelle Williamson, both of Norfolk; a son and his wife, Marvin L. and Elizabeth Williamson of Virginia Beach; two sisters; an aunt, Jerry Riblett of Norfolk; and two grandchildren, Joshua Williamson and Brittany Williamson.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday by Chaplain D.R. Staton at Smith
& Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel. Burial will be in Forest Lawn
Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the
funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's
Hospital of The King's Daughters.
Robert L. Holland
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Ingeborg I. Holland of Feeding Hills, Mass.; four daughters, Cindy H. Council and her husband, Will, of Franklin, Robin L. Salmon and her husband, Tommy, of Suffolk, Linda M. O'Connell and Brenda M. O'Connell; a son, Robert R. O'Connell and his wife, Tamara, all of Massachusetts; a brother, Elvers H. Holland and his wife, Margaret, of Holland, Va.; and nine grandchildren, W. Travis Councill, R. Wade Councill, Becky L. Salmon, Chelsey W. Salmon, Felicia I. O'Connell, Megan I. O'Connell, Kyle R. O'Connell, Matthew S. Weir and Ashley M. Weir. He was predeceased by a sister, Helen H. Bishop, formerly of Franklin, and a brother, George Edward Holland Jr., formerly of Portsmouth.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Wright Funeral Home by the Rev. Edward C. Johnson. Burial will be in Southampton Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the home of Cindy and Will Councill, 151 Bobwhite Lane, Franklin.
G. Edward Bailey
Jerome C. Cornish
Charles M. Ross
William J. Edwards
Kenneth W. Garrish
Janie J. Grant
Tina M. McBride
Robert L. Parsons
Sarah H. Sawyer
Phillip R. Tyler
Pauline L. Whaley
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Whaley Dye and Polly Whaley Decker, both of Virginia Beach; a brother, N.H. Loftin of Ayden; a sister, Elizabeth Worthington of Chesapeake; and three grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Farmer Funeral Service Chapel, Ayden. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Sunday. At other times the family will receive friends at the residence, 719 Fairmont Village Apt., Ayden.
Raymond R. Brinkley
Mr. Brinkley, a native of Nansemond County, was the son of the late Peter Brinkley and Lucy Riddick Brinkley. He was a retired farmer and the widower of Eunice Speight Brinkley. He was a member of Eureka Baptist Church and the Brotherhood. He was also a member of the Adult Men's Sunday School class and an honorary member of Cypress Ruritan Club.
He is survived by a niece, Marilyn B. Copeland of Sunbury, N.C.; and a nephew, Herbert Brinkley Jr. of Suffolk.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hill Funeral Home by the
Rev. Cameron Currin. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Friends may join the family from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Eureka Baptist Church Memorial Fund, P.O.
Box 68, Corapeake, NC 27926.
Mr. Warhol is survived by his wife, Helen K. Warhol; his daughter, Susan W. Constantinides and her husband, George, of Yorktown; his son, John Warhol Jr. and his wife, Betty M., of Yorktown; his sisters, Elsie Kunst of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Margaret Charapko of Fairless Hills, Pa.; his brother, Edward Warhol of St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren, John III, Andy, Alexa and Andrea; three great-granddaughters, Mary Elizabeth, Anna, and Rebekkah; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church by the Revs. George Chioros, Theodore Panchak and Peter Makris. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home followed by a prayer service beginning at 6 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Dormition Orthodox Church, 1065 E.
Bayview Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23503.
Marian N. Gregg
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Lacey of Tulsa; a son and his wife, Jeff and Janet Gregg of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, Helen Norfleet; four grandchildren, Ken Lacey of Indianapolis, Ind., Kristi Lacey of Tulsa, Erin Gregg and Brian Gregg, both of Tallahassee; and a great-grandchild, Alyssa Pat Lacey of Indianapolis.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Floral Haven Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels.
Georgie L. McLain