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|Alvah L. Cuthriell
CHESAPEAKE -- Alvah L. Cuthriell, 65, went to be with the Lord Sept. 11, 1998, at his residence.
Born in Chesapeake, he began his career with the Deep Creek Fire Department and was retired from Norfolk Naval Base as a fire chief after 27 years of service. He was a lifetime member of Deep Creek Baptist Church, a Gideon and a member of Lake Drummond Masonic Lodge, Chesapeake. He also was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and he received the Meritorious Civilian Service Award and Superior Civilian Service Award from the Department of the Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia D. Cuthriell; a daughter, Cynthia C. Schippell and her husband, Karl, of Norfolk; a son, Daniel L. Cuthriell and his wife, Deborah, of Durham, N.C.; a sister, Barbara C. Pryor and her husband, Donald, of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren, Jonathan Cuthriell, Rose Ellen Schippell and Karla D. Schippell; and numerous relatives and loved ones.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Deep Creek Baptist Church
by the Rev. Ernie Myers. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.
The family will be at Snellings Funeral Home, George Washington Highway
Chapel, today from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society or the Deep Creek Baptist Church Building Fund.
Gloria D. Hanbury
A native of Washington, D.C., she was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph S. Hanbury Jr.; a daughter, Valerie Hanbury Burkett of Portsmouth; a son, Paul W. Hanbury of Chesapeake; and four grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Faith Baptist Church by
the Rev. Carlton Smith. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth
Blvd. Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. Memorial donations may be made
to Faith Baptist Church.
John M. Rawls Sr.
Born in Williamston, N.C., he was a retired carpenter from City Roofing Construction Co. and a U.S. Army veteran of Korea.
He is survived by his wife, Addie Nielson Rawls; three daughters, Janie Rawls Deaver and Deborah Rawls Whitehead, both of Virginia Beach, and Johanna Rawls Simmons of Chesapeake; four sons, J. Murril Rawls Jr., David A. Rawls, Richard L. Rawls and W. ``Timmy'' Rawls Sr., all of Chesapeake; two sisters, Mary Barco of Jackson, N.C., and Norma Visaya of Fremont, Calif.; one brother, Leroy Rawls of Gates County, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by a sister, Gertie Alston.
A funeral will be held at noon Monday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home,
Great Bridge Chapel. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family
will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m.
Cecil E. Davis
A native of Toms Creek, Wise County, Va., he was the widower of Ruby Juanita Davis, a retired crane operator from Norfolk Naval Shipyard and a Baptist.
Survivors include his mother, Ida B. Edwards Davis of Wise County; a daughter, Carol Davis Curling and husband, C.S.; a son, Ronald E. Davis and wife, Marie, all of Chesapeake; two brothers, Hoyt Davis of Wise County and Hershel Davis of Coeburn, Va.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Greenlawn Mausoleum Chapel
by the Rev. Pete Taylor. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth
Blvd. Chapel, Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at 3516 Parr Lane,
Chesapeake. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Melvin H. Parker
Born in Ahoskie, N.C., a son of the late John Henry Parker and the late Addie Savage Parker. He was a retired state inspector at High St. Amoco Station and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church, Portsmouth Moose Lodge No. 898, where he received the Fellowship Degree, and the Sunshine Club at Temple Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Burkholder Parker; a daughter, Carolyn Parker Wyatt of Portsmouth; two stepdaughters, Karen B. White of Hertford, N.C., and Cindy B. Chaney of Roxboro, N.C.; a stepson, Tim Burkholder of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Dorothy Irwin of Chesapeake; two brothers, Gordon ``Red'' Parker and Jerry Parker, both of Driver, Va.; two grandchildren, Amber and Josh Wyatt; eight stepgrandchildren, Brian and Eric White, Christyn and Jason Burkholder, Brandon Chaney, Erin and Melissa Petefish, Amber P. Critcher; two great-grandchildren, Brent White and Haley Critcher; and his cat, ``Pumpkin.'' He was preceded in death by a son, David Lee Parker; and a stepson, Larry E. Burkholder.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Greenlawn Memorial
Gardens with Moose Rites by the Rev. John M. Brackin III and the Rev. William
E. Kube. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will
receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, Sunday
from 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
Broad Street United Methodist Church or to a charity of the sender's choice.
Carrie C. Watson
A native of Fairmont, N.C., she was employed at the Chrysler Museum and was a member of Calvary Revival Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Ann Sumter of Prospect Park, N.J., and Thomina McNair of Norfolk; a son, Gregory McNair of Seattle, Wash.; four sisters, Florence Richardson and Cliffe Mae, both of Winston-Salem, N.C., Mamie Weldon of Jersey City and Cender Ree of California; a brother, Clifford Giles of Winston-Salem; four grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at noon Monday at Calvary Revival Church by the
Rev. B. Courtney McBath. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. The
remains will be ready for viewing Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The body will be
placed in the church at 10 a.m. The family will assemble at 2720 Lens Ave.
at 11 a.m. for the procession. Carlos A. Howard Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel,
is in charge.
Dewey E. Ten Eyck
David I. Vernik
Nannie P. White
Mrs. White was born in Portsmouth and was the widow of James Howard White and was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Norfolk.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara W. McCabe and husband, Robert, of Virginia Beach; two grandsons, Howard R. McCabe of Norfolk and Douglas M. McCabe of Virginia Beach; one granddaughter, Tracey M. Jensen of Maryland; and three great-grandchildren, Andrew, Cory and Nichole.
A graveside service will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, by the Rev. Ralph A. Stalter.
Friends may join the family at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville
Chapel, for viewing and visitation from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Ervin M. Williams
He was a native of Norfolk County and a retired stockman at the Norfolk Naval Supply Center after 30 years of loyal service.
Mr. Williams was a member of St. Thomas AME Zion Church, where he was a former member of the Men's Choir.
Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Margaret H. Williams; two sons, George B. Williams and his wife, Melvina M. Williams, of Norfolk, and Leon Williams and his wife, Kathy Williams, of Chesapeake; one daughter, Rosetta E. Hinton and her husband, Frederick A. Hinton, of Norfolk; two sisters, Celeste Ballard and Evelyn Figgs, both of Norfolk; one brother, Russell Williams of Norfolk; four grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be conducted Monday at noon in St. Thomas AME Zion Church
by Dr. G.L. Scott. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will
be Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake.
The family will receive friends at 635 W. 37th St. in Norfolk.
William T. Carr
Myrtle H. Pepper
She was born in Perquimans County, N.C., and was a member of Kempsville Church of Christ, where she attended the Adult Sunday School Class.
Survivors include two daughters, Joan Pepper Ringer and her husband, Norman, of Salisbury, Md., and Jane Pepper Cooley of Virginia Beach; a son, John Samuel Hughes and his wife, Carol, of Arroyo Grande, Calif.; two sisters, Margaret Falconer of Toccoa, Ga., and Pencie V. Early of Virginia Beach; eight grandchildren, Craig Ringer, Michael Ringer, Daniel Ringer, Matthew Cooley, Joseph Cooley, John Wilson, Amy Snivley, and Margaret Cromsigt; nine great-grandchildren; and a loving extended family.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Kempsville Church of
Christ by the Rev. Randy Childress. Interment will follow at Chesapeake
Memorial Gardens. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, is handling arrangements.
Maxine C. Davis
Born in Bessie Mines, Ala., she was the widow of Cecil Avery Canant and a Baptist.
Survivors include one daughter, Candace Brado of Chula Vista, Calif.; two sons, John Frank Canant and his wife, Penny Canant, of Virginia Beach and Ken Andrews of Chesapeake; two sisters, Marie Wood of Birmingham, Ala., and Frances Saltz of New York; two grandchildren, Joe Canant and Leslie Canant, both of Chesapeake; two great-grandchildren, Marina Canant and Megan Maeang; special nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Ann Sadler.
All services will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations
may be made to Beth Shalom Nursing Home or one's favorite charity. Hollomon-Brown
Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel, is in charge.
A native of Southampton County, Va., he was retired from the State Highway Department. He was a member of Bryant Baptist Church, Courtland, chairman of the Deacon Board and superintendent of the Sunday School. He also was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 183, Courtland, Good Samaritans and the Odd Fellows.
He is survived by his wife, Roxie W. Barnes of Courtland; two daughters, Viola Barnes and Rhea M. Barnes, both of Rocky Mount, N.C.; four sons, Elmer L. Barnes of Rocky Mount, the Rev. Elisha Barnes of Branchville, Va., Rogers Lee Barnes of Columbia, Md., and Joseph ``Scott'' Barnes of Richmond, Va.; three sisters, Beatrice Lamison of Suffolk and Wonza Westbrook of Capron, Va., and Ater DeBerry of Richmond; two brothers, Steward Barnes of Capron and Herman Barnes of Courtland; and 10 grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bryant Baptist Church, Courtland,
by the Rev. Elisha Barnes. Burial will be in Bryant Church Cemetery. The
remains will be placed in the church at noon for viewing. William M. Johnson
and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harold L. Chambers Sr.
Lucy P. Urquhart
Leticia C. Walters
Page N. Ames
She is survived by her daughter, Myrna Brown of Raleigh, N.C.; her sister, Lula Lee Bowman of Washington, D.C.; three granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted from the Cape Charles Cemetery
at 3:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dr. Edgar Mayse officiating. Flowers
will be graciously accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the
charity of your choice. Arrangements are by the Wilkins-Doughty Funeral
Home, Cape Charles.
Maggie E. Moore
A native of Cedargrove, Va., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Thomas Elliott and the late Lillian Mae Bowden Elliott. She was a member of Calvary Assembly of God and the wife of the late John M. ``Tootsie'' Moore.
Survivors include her daughter, Juanita M. West of Virginia Beach; two sons, Francis Moore of Virginia Beach and Johnny M. Moore III of Louisville, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Assembly of
God Church with the Rev. Joe Moore and the Rev. Joe West officiating. Interment
will be at Capeville Masonic Cemetery. The family will receive friends
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home, Cape Charles.
Coin L. Bunch
Deborah S. Curtis
Nedra M. Holloman
Charlie A. Knight
Merdis M. Mann
Scott J. Ratliff
Lawrence W. Ricks
Mr. Ricks was a retired North Carolina Farm Bureau agent and a retired farmer. Also, he was a member of Conway Baptist Church and the Pendleton Masonic Lodge No. 418.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Hill Ricks, of the home; his mother, Nina Mae Ricks of Jackson; two daughters, Wanda R. Taylor of Conway and Carole R. Pendleton of Lincolnton; one son, Keith H. Ricks; two brothers, Elliott Lee Ricks and Braxton Ricks, all of Conway; one sister, Foy R. Taylor of Jackson; one adopted brother, Edwin Barnes of Raleigh; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandson.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at Conway Baptist Church with the Rev. James Hester and the Rev. Willie McLawhorn officiating. Bridgers Funeral Home Inc. in Conway is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Conway Baptist Church or
to Roanoke Chowan Hospice, 521 W. Myers St., Ahoskie, N.C. 27910.
Benjamin H. Robinette
Benjamin was born March 14, 1984, the son of David Edward and Anne Boone Robinette. Having attended the Quail Hollow Middle School, Ben was a ninth grade student at South Mecklenburg High School where he was a member of the Varsity Cross Country Team. He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church and its youth group.
Benjamin is survived by his parents, David Edward and Anne Boone Robinette; two sisters, Victoria Boone Robinette and Elizabeth Rogers Robinette of the home; grandparents, Martha Boone of Norfolk and Margaret Robinette of Taylorsville, N.C.
A service to celebrate the life of Benjamin will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road. Dr. L. Wayne Adkisson will officiate. Committal will follow at Sharon Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at McEwen Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28210.
Active and honorary pallbearers will be the Varsity Cross Country Team.
Memorials may be made to the Homeless Shelter, 1210 North Tryon St.,
Charlotte, N.C. 28202. McEwen Pineville Chapel is serving the family of
Charles L. Wilson
John M. Lemon
He was a native of Gloucester County, owner of J.M. Lemon & Sons Towing and Auto Service and a member and deacon of Shepherdsville Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Hallie Estelle Lemon; two sons, Karl M. Lemon and wife, Faye, of Richmond, and Alan D. Lemon of Gloucester; daughter, Claudia L. Pratt and husband, Richard, of Gloucester; foster daughter, Marian L. Bates of Virginia Beach; mother, Sarah Catherine Lemon of Gloucester; brother, Sidney Lemon Jr. of Gloucester; and three grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Shepherdsville Baptist Church by the Rev. Frederick R. Carter. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Howard Funeral Home, Ark, Va. Mr. Lemon will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.