Our Obituaries

Jacquelyne Marie Owens

February 20, 1953 - January 27, 2018

Jacquelyne Marie Owens, 64, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was born in Hopewell, Virginia and was a resident of Hampton.The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Jacquelyne's life will follow at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to...
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Shirley Hautz Wallace

July 21, 1934 - January 26, 2018


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Deborah Jeanne Deerfield

April 28, 1962 - January 26, 2018

Deborah (Debby) Jeanne Deerfield, 55, passed away, with her children by her side, on Friday, January 26th, 2018. She died of a broken heart from the loss of her husband, Eddie, 13 months prior. Debby was born in Vestal, New York to Roy Charles and Constance Jeanette (Theodore) Parr on April 28th, 1962. She was their fourth child, following brothers, Ted and Chuck and her sister, Darlene. The...
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Estella Jane Miller

September 4, 1937 - January 25, 2018

Estella Jane Miller, 80, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Sentara CarePlex. She was born in Eastport, Maine and was a resident of Hampton for 35 years. Estella was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith.She was preceded in rest by the love of her life and husband of 59 years, Avery C. Miller; her parents, two...
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Bonnie Rowena Darling

December 29, 1949 - January 23, 2018


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Jacqueline E. Noble

April 5, 1927 - January 22, 2018

Jacqueline Elizabeth Noble was born April 5, 1927 in Hampton, Virginia, the only daughter of Ms. Georgia F. McPherson and Robert H. Fields, Sr.Jacqueline or "Jackie" attended elementary school in Hampton, Virginia and graduated from Phenix High School in Hampton. She met and married Howard D. Noble, Sr., then a Navy Shipman in Hampton.She began raising a family and had five children from that...
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Dale Edwards Brosam, Sr.

October 29, 1931 - January 22, 2018

Dale Edwards Brosam, Sr., 86, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. He was a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and a resident of Hampton, Virginia for 50 years. Dale was a self-employed woodworker, carpenter and cabinetmaker for 38 years, retiring in 2016. He was a retired SMSgt of the U.S. Air Force serving 20 years.Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 63 years, Corine Mae Brosam;...
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Clinton Lee Grishaw, Sr.

March 11, 1957 - January 22, 2018

Clinton Lee "Pops" Grishaw, Sr., 60, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. He was born at Fort Monroe, Virginia and was a lifelong resident of Hampton. Clinton retired from the X43 Department at the Newport News Shipyard. He also worked at the Fort Monroe Marina. His interest in hobbies included fishing, model cars, and playing and spoiling his grandchildren and his furry friend, Maddie...
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Corazon Curimao Garman

March 25, 1927 - January 22, 2018

Corazon Garman, age 90, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. She was born in the Philippines and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia since 1960. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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John Martin Cheshire

December 31, 1947 - January 21, 2018

John Martin Cheshire, 70, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Services will be held privately. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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John William Derrick

March 29, 1934 - January 18, 2018

TSgt John William Derrick, USAF (ret.), 83, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. He was born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia for 21 years.He served as a Boatmaster in the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1973 after 23 years. John was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mavis Derrick and his parents, Norman J. and Gertrude Krenzel Derrick. He is...
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Howard Thomas Wright

November 24, 1928 - January 18, 2018

Howard T. Wright, 89, of Poquoson, VA, beloved husband for forty years of Joyce M. Wright, died on January 18, 2018. He is also survived by his sons, David E. Wright of Lexington Park, Maryland and Richard A. Wright of Alexandria, VA. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hope Dahl Wright. Howard was born in Brooklyn, New York. He received his bachelor of science degree in electrical...
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April Elaine Gupton

February 13, 1971 - January 17, 2018

April Elaine Gupton, 46, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She was a native of Hampton, Virginia and a resident of Newport News for 24 years. She was a Registered Nurse with Riverside Support Services and a strong Christian woman. April obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Summa Cum Laude. April was preceded in rest by her father, Charles Massie, Jr., grandfathers, Charles...
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Ann Bernice Bassler

April 11, 1926 - January 17, 2018

Ann Bernice Bassler, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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Hue Thi Nguyen

January 2, 1934 - January 16, 2018

Hue Thi Nguyen, 84, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. She was born in Vietnam and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Hampton-Veterans Memorial Gardens.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn...
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Helga Shatto

November 29, 1927 - January 15, 2018

Helga Shatto, 90, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany and was a resident of Hampton for 70 years. Helga was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was also a charter member of the Tidewater German American Society, and traveled extensively with her longtime companion, Ed Council.Helga was preceded in rest by her parents, Rudolf and...
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Alexandra Mary McPherson

January 26, 1939 - January 14, 2018

Mrs. Alexandra M. McPherson (Sandy), 78, of Pace, Florida passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018 at Covenant Hospice with her husband and daughter at her bedside.Mrs. McPherson was the daughter of Scottish parents, Edward R. and Jessie D. Macpherson, and a native of Hilton Village in Newport News, Virginia. She was a member of the Hilton Presbyterian Church and a 1957 graduate of Warwick High...
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Robert Calvin Wilson

March 15, 1939 - January 14, 2018

Robert Calvin Wilson fondly known as Big Daddy, 78, passed away on January 14, 2018. Mr. Wilson was a native of Fall City, Alabama and a resident of James Store, Virginia for 33 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Temple Baptist Church. Mr. Wilson is preceded in rest by his wife, Gladys D. Wilson and daughter, Glinnie E. Elvington. Left to cherish his memory are 5...
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Virginia Rosalie Young Slicer

December 28, 1925 - January 14, 2018

Virginia Young Slicer was truly a woman of God, a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Virginia was born in Rosa, VA on December 28, 1925, grew up in a Christian family, and was active in the church. She came to the Hampton Roads area with her family, graduated from business college in Newport News, went to work for Noland Company, worked for Garland Lively with the Hampton School...
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Cynthia Ann Wright

May 6, 1949 - January 13, 2018

Cynthia Ann Wright, 68, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018. She was born in Wallace, South Carolina and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia.Services were held privately.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue,...
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Robert Burns Gibson, Jr.

June 7, 1936 - January 13, 2018

Robert Burns Gibson, Jr., 81, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home. He was born in Presque Isle, Maine and had been a Hampton resident since 1966. After a career spanning 23 years, Robert retired in 1997 from the X43MI Dept. of the Newport News Ship Yard. He was an Air Force veteran and served from 1956 -1960. Roller skating was a hobby of his along with shooting pool,...
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Charles Prince Powell

June 26, 1955 - January 9, 2018

Charles Prince Powell, III, age 62, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. He was born in Hampton, Virginia and was a resident of New Kent. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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Samir Rizk Antonios

March 28, 1956 - January 9, 2018

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.Samir Antonios, 61, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. He was born on March 28, 1956 in Tanta, Egypt where he attended St. George Church. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1995 and resided in Hampton Roads. Samir was one of...
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William Kenneth Shearon III

April 3, 1956 - January 8, 2018

William Kenneth "Kenny" Shearon, III, (Round Man), 61, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018. He was a Hampton Roads native. In 2000, he retired, after a career of 25 years as a Pipefitter in the X42 Department at the Newport News Ship Yard. He was a classic car enthusiast and especially enjoyed Corvettes. A big NASCAR fan, his favorite driver was Richard Petty. His favorite NFL football team...
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Walter Frank Walling, Sr.

January 31, 1930 - January 7, 2018

Walter Frank Walling, Sr., 87, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018. He was born in Newport News and was a resident of Elberon for 15 years.Walter served in the U.S. Army. He retired in 1980 from the Newport News Shipyard after 35 years. He was a member of Parkview Baptist Church and American Legion Post #25. Walter was preceded in rest by his wife, Jane Petterson Walling. He is survived by...
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Rex Howell

October 6, 1954 - January 6, 2018


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Rex B. Howell, Jr.

October 6, 1954 - January 6, 2018

Rex B. Howell, Jr., 63, of La Grange, North Carolina passed away on his boat in Hampton, Virginia on Saturday, January 6, 2018.A celebration of his life for his many family members and friends will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. Rex was born in Bethel, North Carolina on October 6, 1954. He married Cass Miller on August 14, 1982. ...
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George Henry Bonney

October 11, 1935 - January 5, 2018

George H. Bonney, 82, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. George was born on October 11, 1935 in Bridgeport, Connecticut and was a resident of Virginia since 1972. Mr. Bonney served as an officer in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. He was honorably discharged from the Army Reserves in 1968 with the rank of Captain. He worked for 24 years with the...
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Charles Russell Belcher, Sr.

October 15, 1936 - January 5, 2018

Charles (Chuck) R. Belcher, Sr., passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at age 81.Born in Grundy, Virginia, and predeceased by his parents, Willie Green and Virginia Grace Belcher and brothers, Clinton and Robert (Bob). Chuck graduated high school in 1954 and joined the U.S. Navy. After discharge from the Navy in 1958, he moved to Norfolk, Virginia and started his career in airline reservations,...
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Therese Magdelena Flynn

July 31, 1930 - January 5, 2018

Therese Flynn died unexpectedly in her home on Friday, January 5, 2018. A passionate gardener and loving wife, she is survived by her husband of 66 years Patrick, her daughter Terry, son-in-law Bill, and grandson AJ. A memorial service will be held in the Parklawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 4:00 pm for friends and family. Her cremated remains will be taken to...
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Craig Hoffman Collins

September 12, 1920 - January 4, 2018


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Charles Edward Massie, Jr.

April 17, 1952 - January 4, 2018

Charles Edward Massie, Jr., 65, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He was born in Beckley, West Virginia and was a resident of Newport News for ten years. Before he retired, Charles worked at Huntington Ingalls Industries as an Administrative Generalist III for 46 years and was a master shipbuilder. Charles was also an ordained minister with a strong Christian faith. He had a B.A. in...
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Michael Paul Murphy

February 4, 1951 - January 4, 2018

Michael Paul Murphy, 66 passed away at Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton, VA on January 4, 2018. Michael was born February 4, 1951 in Columbus, NE. He spent most of his childhood in Nebraska assisting his dad with various odd jobs. At the age of 14, his parents moved to Watertown, SD where he later graduated high school. In 1971, Michael joined the Navy and served in the Vietnam War. While in...
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Bonnie Mitchell Blankenship

November 11, 1947 - January 3, 2018

Bonnie M. Blankenship, 70, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born in Oakland, California. With her husband, she has owned and operated Mill End Carpets for over 30 years. Bonnie was preceded in rest by her son, Michael Howe and parents, Jeff and Marie Mitchell. She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Alvin Blankenship; children, Adam Blankenship and wife Carri of the Outer...
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Lois Rife McCarthy

March 15, 1956 - January 1, 2018

Lois R. McCarthy, age 61, passed away on January 1, 2018. She was a native of Newport News, Virginia. Lois is preceded in rest by her parents, Clarence and Laura Rife. She is survived by her sons, James Moreland, Thomas McCarthy and daughter, Heather Hogue. A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Parklawn Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton,...
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Lorraine Anne Harkins

September 21, 1961 - December 31, 2017

Lorraine Harkins, 56, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was born in Pennsylvania and was a resident of Hampton for 30 years. She was a companion with Care Advantage Health Care. Lorraine was preceded in rest by her father, Henry Burgstalher. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Wayne Harkins; three sons, Christopher Harkins (Donna), James Harkins, Timothy Harkins;...
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Faith Roberta Brehm

June 27, 1947 - December 30, 2017

Faith Roberta Brehm, age 70, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. She was born in New York and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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David Harry Beacham

November 22, 1935 - December 30, 2017

David Harry Beacham was taken to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 30, 2017. David was born on November 22, 1935 in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. He was a resident of Hampton, Virginia for 62 years. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and retired at Ft. Monroe, Virginia after 20 years of service. He fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and...
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Betty Lou Bass

August 7, 1940 - December 29, 2017

Betty L. Bass of Hampton went to be with our Lord Friday, December 29, 2017. She was a lifelong resident of Hampton and retired from a career in civil service at Langley AFB. She loved spending time with her family and friends and going to Busch Gardens, enjoyed reading, watching classic movies, and working in her yard. Betty was preceded in death by her father, Willie B. Bass and her mother,...
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Barbara Iris San Inocencio

February 2, 1975 - December 26, 2017

Barbara Iris San Inocencio, age 42, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was born in Buffalo, New York and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia. A celebration of Barbara's life was held at 3:00 pm on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the...
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Josephine Ada Wade

February 24, 1949 - December 26, 2017

Josephine Ada Wade, age 68, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was born in New York, New York and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia.A memorial service will be held at 5:00 pm on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of...
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Jerry Wayne Brazeal

February 5, 1933 - December 22, 2017

Jerry Wayne Brazeal, age 84, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and was a resident of Newport News, Virginia.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
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William Albert Morris

December 22, 1942 - December 22, 2017

William Albert Morris, known to many as "Al", died peacefully in his sleep the morning of his 75th Birthday on December 22, 2017.Al was married for 49 years and is preceded in rest by his beloved wife, Cheryl Morris. Al was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and a musician at heart. He spent his entire life making music as a professional musician and sharing his love of the arts, especially...
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Wanda Faulkner Carter

October 23, 1938 - December 19, 2017

Wanda Faulkner Carter, 79, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. She was a native of Beckley, West Virginia and lived most her life in Williamsburg, Virginia. Wanda was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. She was a retired elementary educator with the public school system. She was of the Pentecostal Faith. Wanda was preceded in rest by her adopted son, Christopher Alan Carter and...
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Landen Cole Carter

September 6, 1996 - December 18, 2017

Landen Cole Carter, age 21, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
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Curtis Allen Meeks, Sr.

July 14, 1947 - December 17, 2017

Curtis Allen Meeks, Sr., 70, passed away at his home on December 17, 2017 surrounded by his two children and dogs, just as he had wanted. He was born in Robersonville, NC to the late Lester R. Meeks and Myrtle Rawls Meeks. He was a resident of Hampton, VA since 1970. He proudly served in the Army 173rd Airborne Brigade. He served two tours in Vietnam and earned a Bronze Star and the Combat...
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Robert Lee Ward

May 24, 1939 - December 15, 2017

Robert L. Ward, 78, passed away on Friday morning, December 15, 2017. He was born on May 24, 1939 in the small town of St. Pauls, NC to Floudie Lee and Seymour Richard Ward. He had one sister, Aline (Ward) Blount. Robert joined the Army in July 1962, promoted as a Marksman and later worked in the post office. He left the Army and made his way to Hampton, VA to work in the Newport News...
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William M. Hall, Jr.

April 13, 1925 - December 15, 2017

William Myron Hall, Jr., age 92, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. He was born in Kimball, West Virginia and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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Kimberly Patricia Hattab

June 26, 1963 - December 14, 2017

Kimberly Patricia Hattab, age 54, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017. She was born in New York and was a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia.A prayer service will be held at 2:30 pm on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Islamic Center of Hampton, 22 Tide Mill Lane, in Hampton. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share...
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Evelyn Foster Baldwin

May 5, 1933 - December 7, 2017

Evelyn Foster Baldwin, 84, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was born in Powhatan, Virginia and was a resident of Chesapeake for 29 years.Evelyn was a Personnel Specialist with the Department of Defense and retired in 1984 after 32 years of service. She was a charter member of West Hampton Baptist Church, formerly Copeland Park Baptist Church.Evelyn was preceded in rest by her...
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Joseph B. Eldridge

December 3, 1933 - December 6, 2017

Joseph Bryant Eldridge, age 84, of Hampton, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with entombment at Parklawn Memorial Park. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.parklawn...
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Mark Richard Carbone

February 6, 1975 - December 4, 2017

Mark R. Carbone, 42, of Shrewsbury Massachusetts, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, December 4th, 2017.He was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey to Lisa Marie Mottert (Rumson, New Jersey) and Anthony Lester Carbone (Red bank, New Jersey). From 1995 to 1999, Mark proudly served his country as an Infantryman and Musician in the U.S. Marine Corps. Following his discharge, he attended the...
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Phyllis M. Goulet

November 6, 1928 - December 3, 2017

Phyllis M. Goulet, 89, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was born in Newark, New Jersey and moved to Northampton, Massachusetts with her family as a child and remained there through school, where she met and married her husband and started her family. She spent most of her adult life moving around the country and overseas with her career military husband. Eventually, her family...
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Martha Johnson

April 2, 1931 - November 30, 2017

Martha Johnson, 86, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017.Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507 or the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601.Services will be held privately. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and...
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Edward Thomas Mault

December 23, 1941 - November 30, 2017

MSGT Edward T. Mault, USAF, (Ret.), age 75, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 in Suffolk, VA.He was a native of Hawthorne, New Jersey and was a resident of Hampton for 30 years.Ed retired after 20 years from the Office of Special Investigation (OSI) as Special Investigation Superintendent. He also retired from DIS, OPM, and the U.S. Air Force.Ed was a loving husband, father, and...
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Steven Lee Adkins

January 16, 1948 - November 28, 2017

Steven Lee Adkins, 69, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. He was a native and lifelong resident of Hampton. For over 50 years, he worked in the shipbuilding profession and was a ship designer with Gibbs and Cox. Hobbies and interests included being involved in Civil War reenactments, fishing and being on the water, and BMX bike activities with his son.His late wife, Joan C. Adkins,...
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Warren Eugene Dahms

May 12, 1948 - November 28, 2017

It is with a Heavy heart that we announce the passing of Warren Dahms.He leaves behind his wife of 23 years Rose Dahms; daughters, Melanie A. Shorter, Michelle M. Rodriguez, and Denise Muir; son, Jason Dahms; sons-in-law, Jason Shorter, Luis Rodriguez; 5 grandchildren, Michael, Mia, Jaxon, Christopher, and Brooklynn Rose. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting financial donations for final...
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Lena W. Litteral

January 21, 1934 - November 28, 2017

Lena "Jenky" W. Litteral, 83, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, December 1, 2017 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Jenky's life will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 2, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer...
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William Roger Pritt, Sr.

February 16, 1945 - November 27, 2017

William Roger Pritt, Sr., 72, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. Preceding him in rest is his wife of 53 years, Cynthia W. Pritt. Surviving members of his family include his children, William Pritt, Jr., Duane Pritt, Tammy Turley, and Kimberly Bell; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Parklawn...
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Betty Whittemore Ellington

January 29, 1934 - November 24, 2017

Betty W. Ellington, 83, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017. She was a native of North Carolina and was a resident of Newport News for over 60 years. She had worked in several professional fields and had last worked in the health care profession. Her husband, Alvin D. Ellington, Jr. and son, Alvin "Drewey" Ellington preceded Betty in rest. Surviving members of her family include her...
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Clyde Dallas Castle

January 8, 1939 - November 24, 2017

Clyde Dallas Castle, 78, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017. He was a native of Gary, West Virginia and resided in Hampton and Newport News for 60 years. Clyde was a nuclear welder for 30 years at Newport News Shipbuilding. He was a devoted member of New Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church. He loved camping, gardening, Tidewater Volkswagen meet ups, and never met a stranger in his outings...
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Mary J. White

July 10, 1937 - November 24, 2017

Mary White, 80, a long time resident of Hampton, passed away on Friday November 24th at home with family by her side.Born on July 10, 1937 to Roger and Mila Elliott in Saginaw, Michigan, she was the only girl of seven. She graduated from Saginaw high school in 1955 and married the love of her life, Everette White in 1956. As a military wife they had eight address changes on three different...
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Shirley Royals Brown

May 29, 1942 - November 23, 2017

Shirley Royals Brown, 75, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017.In 1962, Shirley joined NASA, a job she loved, retiring with over 40 years of service. Shirley was preceded in rest by her husband, David William Brown, Sr., former police officer for the City of Newport News. She is survived by a son, David William Brown, Jr. and his wife, Robin of Hampton and daughter, Anne Marie Brown of...
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James Melvin Faison, Sr.

January 10, 1932 - November 22, 2017

SSG James Melvin Faison, Sr., U.S.Army (Ret.), 85, of Yorktown, Virginia passed away on November 22, 2017.He was born in Petersburg, Virginia, January 10, 1932. After retiring from the Army, he worked for the Civil Service at Fort Eustis and the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station. He was a Life Member of the VFW and the Military Order of the Cootie.He is survived by his wife, Elaine Strickland...
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Setsuko Gibson

March 25, 1933 - November 21, 2017

Setsuko Gibson, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born in Kagoshima, Japan.A celebration of Setsuko's life will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. Inurnment will be at a later date in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories...
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Bobbye Wilson Cashman

August 27, 1937 - November 21, 2017

Bobbye W. Cashman, 80, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born in Danville, VA and was a lifelong resident of Hampton.Bobbye was a homemaker and member of Moose Lodge-Chapter 213.She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Joseph Cashman; three sons, David Carter, Cameron Carter, Mark Carter; two daughters, Kathryn Morrissey, Cindy Carter; and granddaughter, Sydney Morrissey.The...
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Estefania De La Casa Coker

March 5, 1945 - November 19, 2017

Estefania Coker, 72, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born in La Puebla De Montalban Toledo, Spain and was a resident of Hampton for 44 years. She was the owner of a professional cleaning service. Estefania was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; was a graduate of pediatric nursing school, a member of PETA and the Animal Aid Society.Estefania is preceded in rest by...
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Joyce Ann Sample

April 3, 1934 - November 18, 2017

Joyce Ann Camp Sample, age 83, passed away quietly on Saturday, November 18, in Newport News, VA. Joyce was born on April 3, 1934 in Lansing, MI, to Winifred Emma Wright Meyers. She was adopted on August 20, 1936 by Paul D. and Irene H. Camp of Tecumseh, MI, and later of Charleston, WV. Joyce graduated from Charleston High School in 1951. She attended the Medical College of Virginia, in...
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Margaret Ann Krenisky

February 15, 2017 - November 17, 2017

Margaret Ann Krenisky, 73, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. She had worked for Plymkraft Rope Factory as a machine operator. Margaret was a member of Victory Baptist Church and a former member of the Hampton Moose Lodge. She loved her dogs and parrots. Surviving members of her family include her husband of 59 years, Marvin E. Krenisky; children, Patricia A. Beck and husband Mike, Ronald...
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John William Voss, Sr.

February 2, 1929 - November 15, 2017

John W. "Jay" Voss, 88, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and was a resident of Hampton since 1964. At the age of 14 he joined the United States Navy. After a few years of service, he reenlisted in the United States Army. He served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired after a military career spanning over 20 years. He had...
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Gladys Lee Wallin

May 20, 1920 - November 15, 2017

Gladys Lee Alvis Wallin, 97, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She was born in Richmond, Virginia and was a resident of Hampton for 66 years. Gladys was an accounting technician for Langley AFB and retired in 1976 after 26 years of service. Upon retirement from LAFB, she managed the books for Shorty Wallin Lock and Security and trained the next generation to continue their legacy. ...
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Matthew Robert Burcher

August 14, 1975 - November 14, 2017

Matthew Robert Burcher died Tuesday, November 14.He is survived by his parents, Chuck and Sheila Burcher of Hampton; his sister, Charlotte; brother, John and his wife, Mary of York County; nephew and niece, Jack and Ellie.Matthew was born in 1975 and was a lifelong resident of Hampton. He loved music and was a talented guitarist. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends.Services will...
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Harvey Anderson Avant, Jr.

October 4, 1949 - November 13, 2017

Harvey A. Avant, Jr., 68, of Hampton, Virginia peacefully entered into eternal rest with his Heavenly Father on November 13, 2017. Harvey was preceded in rest by his father, Harvey Avant, Sr. and mother, Lois K. Avant. He leaves behind to treasure his memory his daughter, Dionne Howerton and husband, Eddie; son, Rickey Avant; sister, Sheila McKay; brother, Billy Avant and his wife, Kay; three...
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Loretta DiRaimo Galland

August 3, 1925 - November 13, 2017

Loretta DiRaimo Galland, 92, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was born August 3, 1925 in New York, New York to Luigi and Antoinette DiRaimo. She was the last surviving member of the DiRaimo children, Joseph (Marie), Carmine (Betty), Anna (Joseph), and Louie (Helga). She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Willis and her teenage son,...
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Laurie Yattaw Smith

November 15, 1950 - November 13, 2017

Laurie Yattaw Smith, age 66, of Hampton, Virginia passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2017. Laurie was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a resident of Hampton, Virginia for 43 years. She attended Madison College and went on to become an educator for 25 years with Hampton City Schools. Laurie retired in 2013 to become a full time grandmother. She enjoyed outdoor activities such as golfing,...
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Larry L. Archie

January 18, 1958 - November 9, 2017

Larry L. Archie, age 59, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
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Gloria Mordecai Springman

July 13, 1924 - November 8, 2017

Gloria Mordecai Springman, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was born in Newport News, Virginia and was a resident of Miramar Beach, Florida.A graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Parklawn Memorial Park.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under...
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Beverly Atkins Green

November 8, 1940 - November 8, 2017

Beverly A. Green, 77, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was born in Hampton and was a resident of Newport News, Virginia. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton, Virginia. Beverly was preceded in rest by her husband, G.B. Green and her son, Robbie Green. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Hodges; son, Jack Green; grandchildren, Haylee Green and Eric Hodges; and...
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Ramon Santiago-Roque

June 19, 1923 - November 7, 2017

A long-time resident of James City County, Ramon Santiago-Roque passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at the Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, Sun City West, AZ.He was born June 19, 1923, in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico. He joined the U.S. Army in October 1943. Ramon served 20 years in the U.S. Army retiring to James City County in November 1963. He received the Purple Heart and Silver Star during...
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Genevieve Mary Guarino

January 15, 1932 - November 6, 2017

Genevieve Mary Guarino, age 85, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. She was born on January 15, 1932 in Pine Island, New York, one of five siblings, to John and Anelia Glifski Szarwark.Genny met the love of her life, Joseph Frank Guarino, in New York and they married on April 17, 1955. They moved to Yorktown, VA to follow Joe's life long career with NASA as a...
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James Edward Miskelly

December 18, 1940 - November 1, 2017

James Edward Miskelly, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. He was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina and was a resident of Hampton, Virginia.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
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Ruth Ann Grimmett

September 28, 1945 - October 30, 2017

Mrs. Ruth A. Grimmett, lifelong Hampton resident, passed away peacefully at home on October 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born in Richmond on September 28, 1945 to the late Leonard M. and Ethel A. Swift of Mila, VA. When Ruth was one year old the family moved to Hampton. She married Roger, the love of her life, on July 11, 1963. They started their family in 1968. When...
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James Sylvester Raines

June 1, 1938 - October 29, 2017

MSgt James S. Raines died October 29, 2017. Sgt Raines had been a resident of Newport News since 1976. He retired from the United States Air Force at Langley Air Force Base after completing 26 years of active duty including service in the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, and Germany. He was preceded in death by his spouse Teresita P. Raines. He is survived by four sons, Wayne Raines of Connecticut,...
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Ann B. Sterrett

February 19, 1921 - October 28, 2017

Ann B. Sterrett, 96, went home to be with her heavenly Father on October 28, 2017 in Newport News, Virginia. A native of Rockbridge County, Virginia, she lived in Hampton/Newport News for 70 years. Ann was a member of Wythe Presbyterian Church.Ann was a devoted mother, wife, and friend, and will dearly be missed by all. She and her husband, Bob Sterrett, worked to obtain and founded a community...
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Pauline Patricia Brown

February 10, 1938 - October 28, 2017

Pauline P. Brown, 79, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. She was born on February 10, 1938 in Wakefield, England where she met Earl, the love of her life.Pauline was preceded in rest by her husband, Earl; son, Scott; parents, George and Lena Logan; and sister, Georgina and her husband, Bill. Surviving members of her family left to cherish her memory...
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Douglas Lee Phillips

December 12, 1956 - October 26, 2017

Douglas Lee Phillips, age 60, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and was a resident of Hampton.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
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Charles Marion Whitten

September 30, 1936 - October 26, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Whitten, passed away on October 26, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.Preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Ethel Whitten; brother, Bobby Ray; and son, David Whitten. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn, the love of his life and soul mate for 59 years; brother, Ron (Nancy) Whitten; daughters, Suzanne Hayes (Shanon) and Leah Norris (Trey); five grandsons, Taylor and...
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Sean Valentine Sterling

January 5, 1973 - October 24, 2017

Sean Valentine Sterling, 44, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 24th, 2017. Sean was born in Falmouth Jamaica. He moved to Williamsburg VA in 1993. Sean had a 21 year career with Colonial Williamsburg, and most recently was a cook at Colonial Heritage in Williamsburg VA. Sean was the life of the party. He enjoyed his family time with Sunday dinners, and cookouts. He loved music, fishing, and...
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Kathleen Liggan Phillips

April 7, 1930 - October 22, 2017

Kathleen Liggan Phillips, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 22, 2017. She was born in Richmond, Virginia on April 7, 1930 to the late Jessie Lee Miller and Henry Clyde Liggan. Kitty, as she was known, was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church in Poquoson, Virginia. She worked 11 years at Poquoson High School as the Guidance Secretary and retired in 1988. Throughout her life, she loved...
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Elois Sawyer Clarkson

December 12, 1932 - October 22, 2017

Elois Sawyer Clarkson, 84, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. She was a lifelong resident of Hampton. Elois was a graduate of Hampton High School Class of 1951. She was retired from the Newport News Shipyard after 45 years. She attended Abundant Life Tabernacle in Hampton.Elois was preceded in rest by her husband of 57 years, Abe Clarkson; parents, Odell O. Sawyer and Georgie Mae Earley;...
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Elizabeth Jane Lassen

May 9, 1953 - October 21, 2017

It is with real sadness that the family of Elizabeth Jane Lockwood, announce her passing on October 21, 2017. Jane, predeceased by her parents, James Lockwood, Sr. and Betty Jane Doggett Lockwood, was born in Hampton, Virginia on May 9, 1953. She enjoyed a charming childhood on the waterfront of Tomahawk Road and attended Hampton Roads Academy before transferring her allegiance to Salem College...
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Linda Lee Hardin

January 5, 1947 - October 20, 2017

Linda Lee Hardin, 70, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. She was a native and lifelong resident of Hampton.After a career lasting over 41 years, Linda retired from civil service at Fort Monroe. She was a Mortuary and Casualty Officer and received a letter of appreciation from President Bush during her retirement ceremony. She was active in supporting the Dorothy G. Hoefer Comprehensive...
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Johnny William Vaughn

February 5, 1932 - October 19, 2017

Johnny William Vaughn, 85, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Newport News at the Bon Secours St. Francis Nursing Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Vaughn was preceded in death by his parents, Vester Whitley Vaughn and Hassie Thacker Vaughn, four sisters, and three brothers. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Naoko (Aburano) Vaughn; his daughters, Diane Vaughn ...
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Julianne Loos Peck

May 15, 1925 - October 18, 2017

Julianne Loos Peck, 92, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was born in Nuremberg, Germany and was a resident of Newport News for 55 years. She retired after a 30 year career with Blue Bird Knit Ware.Julianne was preceded in rest by her husband, Paul Peck, Sr.; daughter, Ruth Manning; and grandson, Jimmy Manning. She is survived by her children, Ralph Peck, Paul Peck Jr., and Maggie...
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Edith White Talbert

June 28, 1923 - October 18, 2017

Edith White Talbert, age 94, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was born in Marlboro County, South Carolina and was a resident of Chester, Virginia.Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
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Lois Bryant Dixon

January 7, 1922 - October 16, 2017

Lois Bryant Dixon, 95, passed away peacefully at her home on October 16, 2017. Born and raised in Surry, VA, and had been a Hampton resident. She lived a long life of loving and caring for others. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Marvin, Basil, and Elmer Bryant, and her husband of 39 years, Henry O. Dixon. She is survived by her sons, Donald and Glenn of Hampton; grandson, Stanton of...
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Helen H. Dupere

April 25, 1924 - October 16, 2017

Helen Horner Dupere, 93, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 16, 2017 at her home in Newport News. She was born in Sandston, Virginia and graduated from Highland Springs High School and Hampton Roads Business College. She worked at Langley Field. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Hampton for over 70 years. She was past president of the Women of the Church as well as her...
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Calvin Smith Hill

June 8, 1930 - October 15, 2017

Calvin Smith Hill, 87, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017. He was born in Boykins, Virginia to the late Eunice and Bynum Hill on June 8, 1930.Calvin retired from Newport News Shipbuilding as an electrical designer with 38 years of service. After retirement, he and Latrelle spent their time between Punta Gorda in Florida and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where they met many good...
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Donald H. Green

February 15, 1948 - October 15, 2017

Donald H. Green, born in Danville, Virginia, February 15, 1948, passed away at home on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in the company of his loving family. Following his 1966 graduation from Kecoughtan High School, he worked a short period at Newport News Shipyard before entering the U.S. Army. Donald served his country with pride in the 48th Transportation unit, Seventh Army in Goeppingen, Germany. ...
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David Breckenridge Stewart

August 11, 1937 - October 13, 2017

David Breckenridge Stewart, 80, passed away on October 13, 2017 surrounded by love. David was born and raised in the Fox Hill area of Hampton and spent many years in Great Falls, Virginia before retiring to Williamsburg in 2007.David was predeceased by his parents, Duncan and Lola Lewis Stewart as well as his brother, Duncan W. Stewart. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn M. Stewart; brother,...
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