Ames Funeral Home

Ames Funeral Home, Inc. is located in Historic Old Towne Manassas. Established by the late Bernard Oliver and Helen H. Ames on July 8, 1959 in Manassas. The motto was Ames Means Efficient Service. This efficiency of service has sustained for nearly six decades. Now, under new ownership and management by the son, Malcolm Oliver Ames and his family, Ames Means Extraordinary Service while building upon the legacy of Ames Means Efficient Service

We are a family owned and operated business and have been for over 50 years. We take pride in serving you and your loved ones.


Our Obituaries

Jimmie White

October 25, 1947 - August 25, 2021

Jimmie White was born on October 25, 1947 and passed away on August 25, 2021. Jimmie was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Temple Lee Darry

November 30, 1939 - August 19, 2021

Sunrise: November 30, 1939: Sunset: August 19, 2021 Temple Lee Darry, 81 of Woodbridge VA, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Temple was born November 30, 1939, in Ironton, Ohio. He was the only child of Samuel Darry and Ruth Blackburn. Temple was educated in the Ironton Ohio School system. He played the oboe and the clarinet in the marching band. He was also active in the math...
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Rosa Althea Robinson Sye

March 1, 1936 - August 18, 2021

On the eve of August 18,2021 our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and soon to be a great great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Rosa Sye received her wings at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Now she is resting in eternal peace. ROSA ALETHEA ROBINSON SYE (Bud) Rosa was born on March 1, 1936 in Fairfax County, Virginia, daughter of Russell...
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Daniel James Cooper

July 2, 1950 - August 14, 2021

Daniel James Cooper, of Manassas Virginia, was born July 2, 1950; in East Orange, New Jersey. He was the son to Daniel Joseph Cooper and Carolyn (Newby) Cooper. Mr. Cooper died August 14, 2021, died at his home. He was 71 years old. Daniel attended East Orange High School in New Jersey. He later continued his education at Norfolk State University, where he studied engineering. Growing up,...
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Charles Franklin Williams, Sr.

February 22, 1937 - August 14, 2021

On Saturday, August 14th, 2021, Charles peacefully transitioned at his Vienna home amongst his immediate family. The services will be Monday, August 23rd 2021. There will be a private family viewing 10 to 10:30. The funeral will be at 10:30. The funeral home will be following COVID-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be...
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Troy Anthony Burke, Sr

August 22, 1975 - August 12, 2021

Troy Anthony Burke was born on August 22, 1975 and passed away on August 12, 2021. Troy was a resident of Newport New, Virginia. The funeral home will be following COVID-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door; masks are required; and social distancing will be practiced.
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John Henry Fisher, Sr.

July 27, 1941 - August 8, 2021

John Henry Fisher (fondly known to some as Big Moe), was born July 27, 1941, in Washington, District of Columbia, to the late Mary Virginia Fisher and Samuel Peter Fisher. He was baptized at an early age at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Aldie, Virginia under the leadership of the late Lawrence A. Jackson. As an adult he regularly attended church services. He was a member of the cemetery...
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Mary Elizabeth Foulks Grayson

September 30, 1955 - August 3, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Foulks was born September 30, 1955 to the late Mary Ann Foulks and James Richard Foulks Sr. Mary attended school in Rectortown and later graduated from Fauquier High school in Warrenton. She worked as a nurses' aide at Oaks Springs Nursing Home for many years before starting to work as a dental assistant in Herndon and Manassas Va. She enjoyed working with her patients and...
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Charles Boykin

August 26, 1937 - August 2, 2021

Charles Clifford Boykin was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on August 26, 1937, to the late Willie Datcher and John Boykin. He peacefully transitioned from labor to reward on August 2, 2021, while under hospice care in Aldie, Virginia. After graduating high school, Charles enlisted in the United States Army. In 1958, he moved to Northern Virginia, where built his first house on Bethlehem Road...
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Freddie Lester Jackson, Jr.

May 20, 1955 - August 2, 2021

Freddie L. Jackson Jr.,66, of Martinsburg, West Virginia was called home by Our Lord on August 2nd, 2021. He was born on May 20, 1955 to the late Lucy & Freddie Jackson and raised in Centreville, VA where he attended Fairfax County Public Schools and graduated from Robinson High School. Starting in a field of Class A Driving, he worked with R/C Cola, Pepsi Cola & Miller Genuine Draft as a...
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Lola M. Lee

August 27, 1929 - July 31, 2021

Lola M. Lee entered into eternal rest in the early afternoon of Saturday, July 31, 2021, at her home in Triangle, VA. Lola was born to the late Arthur and Edith Johnson on August 27, 1929, in Caroline County, VA. Later in life, she met and married the late Willie H. Lee Sr., in Bowling Green, VA. After their marriage, they moved and resided in Quantico, VA. and later settled in Triangle...
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Irene Ford

December 31, 1934 - July 28, 2021

Irene Ford "Granzi" went to rest in The Arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Irene was born on December 31, 1934 in Fairfax, Virginia and lived and was educated in Fairfax and Manassas, VA. She was born to the late Josephine Jones Jackson and Allen Jackson. She was preceeded in death by her late husband Melvin Ford, Sr., as well as two sons, Melvin, Jr. and Michael, and daughter...
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William Edward Brown, Jr.

February 14, 1968 - July 27, 2021

William Edward Brown, Jr. was born on February 14, 1968 and passed away on July 27, 2021. William was a resident of Haymarket, Virginia. The funeral home will be following COVID-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door; masks will be required; and social distancing will be practiced.
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Humes Alvin Gregory, Sr.

January 5, 1935 - July 27, 2021

GySgt Humes Alvin Gregory, Sr. (Retired) Humes Alvin Gregory, Sr., 86, of Stafford, VA, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the Bon Secours Memorial Center, Mechanicsburg, VA, surrounded by his family. He was born January 5, 1935, in Uniontown, PA, the son of the late Aaron A. Gregory and the late Anna Humes Gregory of Uniontown, PA. He was the youngest of 7 children He was preceded...
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Rhoda Nachee Whitson-Davis

April 16, 1957 - July 25, 2021

Rhoda Nacheé Whitson-Davis was born on April 16, 1957 in Richmond, VA to Ricardo Marvin Whitson, Sr. and Joyce Eunice Paige Whitson. Rhoda departed this life peacefully on Sunday, July 25, 2021. She graduated from the Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School in Arlington, VA and attended George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Rhoda was baptized Catholic and in her adult years converted to the...
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Carl Warren Odrick

June 2, 1937 - July 22, 2021

Brother Carl Warren Odrick passed away at his home in Annandale, VA, on the morning of July 22, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, on June 2, 1937 to the late Elzena Martha Poles and William Odrick. Carl was the 2nd youngest of 21 children. After the death of his mother, Carl lived with various foster families until 1955 when he was old enough to join the Army. He later joined the...
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James Lenard Pinckney

August 4, 1956 - July 18, 2021

Rev. James Leonard Pinckney transitioned to his heavenly home on July 18, 2021, from the ManorCare Health Services – Fair Oaks after an extended illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Ordia Anderson-Pinckney of 26½ years; two sons, Kevin Amissah (Jamila) and AJ Amissah; six grandchildren, two brothers, two sisters; stepmother, Deborah Mack; one aunt, Rosanne Mack; one uncle, Bishop...
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Kevin Lynn Harris

July 25, 1974 - July 17, 2021

Kevin L Harris 46, born July 25th, 1974 in Woodbridge Va. passed away peacefully in his home, on July 17th, 2021. He grew up in Manassas Park on Manassas Drive with his parents, twin brother and two sisters. He worked for Roadmark in Manassas alongside his twin brother Keith. Kevin loved life to the fullest and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, like chatting with family and friends, also...
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James Thomas Ball

January 2, 1958 - July 16, 2021

James Ball departed this life on Friday, June 16, 2021, at the age of 63 in Charleston, WV. James was born on January 2, 1958, in Fauquier County, Virginia. He grew up in Catlett, Virginia where he attended the public school system. James became a member of the Oak Shade Baptist church on October 27, 1991. He worked in the construction industry for most of his life. James was...
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John Rodriguez

January 24, 1961 - July 15, 2021

THE MAN. THE WARRIOR. THE LEGEND. The soul of Johnny Barriera Rodriguez, Sr. eased into eternity as his body proclaimed "it is finished" when it transitioned at home in the arms of his loving wife, Valeria. John, as he is commonly known, died unexpectedly and suddenly on July 15, 2021 in Bristow, VA. He was born January 24, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York to Antonio Rodriguez and Myrna Barriera,...
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Sadie Banks Brown

March 11, 1952 - July 15, 2021

Mrs. Sadie "Cookie" Marie Banks Brown, born March 11, 1952 in Blairs, Virginia to the late Coarl and Reathie Terry Banks, peacefully transitioned to join her Heavenly Father on the afternoon of Thursday, July 15, 2021 at her home in Centreville, Virginia surrounded by loving family and friends. She was the youngest child and raised with her two beloved sisters, Mrs. Pattie "Peg" Banks Deshazor ...
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Christopher Andrae James

July 15, 1984 - July 12, 2021

Christopher was born in Ft Gordon, Georgia on Sunday July 15, 1984 to Franklin and Willa James. Christopher accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized here at Mount Zion Baptist Church in 1995. Christopher was a kind, caring, compassionate, helpful, considerate, dependable and very loyal person. He was family oriented and loved family and family gatherings. Although he...
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Astrid Ann Inabinet

June 2, 1967 - July 11, 2021

Astrid Ann Inabinet was born on June 2, 1967. Her parents, Ruth Howell Baxter and Edward Howell loved her to life until her transition July 11, 2021, at 54. Astrid accepted Christ at the age of nine and loved the Lord with all her heart, mind, and soul. She was an active member of Dale City Christian Church under the pastorate of Bishop Carl E. Jenkins and currently Bishop Patrick O. Thomas....
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Pearl J Jerden

December 10, 1921 - July 11, 2021

Pearl J. Jerden was born to late parents Ethan and Carrie Brown on December 10, 1921. They raised Pearl along with her siblings Janie Coates, Virginia Kirkland, Melvina Brown, Viola Williams, Robert Williams, Ethan Brown, Douglas Brown; all of whom have surpassed her in death. On July 11, 2021 Pearl took her last breath of life in the comfort of her home. She married Willie Jerden and they...
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Tia Shawon Courtney

October 23, 1987 - July 11, 2021

Tia Shawon Courtney, 33 of Stafford, Virginia, departed this life on July 11, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. She was born on October 23, 1987 to Charles R. Courtney Jr. of Richmond, Virginia and Sarah D. Stanback of Stafford, Virginia. In 2004, Tia was blessed with the birth of a beautiful baby girl, her most loved and greatest achievement. She continued her studies and graduated from North...
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Carroll Arness Smith

June 3, 1970 - July 11, 2021

Carroll Arness Smith, age 51, was born June 3, 1970 in Fairfax County, Virginia and passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 11, 2021 surrounded by family. He is survived by one daughter, Kiana Smith; two sons Isaiah Smith & Michael Sowell; mother, Juanita Penn (Mark); two sisters Tina Smith (Pierre), Nuriyah Israel (Michael), and a brother Stacy Smith (Christina); along with a host of other...
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Diane Elizabeth Miller Alexander

September 18, 1958 - July 10, 2021

Diane Elizabeth Miller Alexander passed away in her home at 4:44 a.m. on July 10th, 2021, surrounded by her loving family in Woodbridge, Va. She was born September 18th, 1958, in Ancon, Panama, to Mary Lucille Miller and James Herbert Miller. Having a devoted father in the Navy, she traveled pretty frequently but ultimately finished high school at Robinson Secondary School. Diane continued her...
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Samuel Marcellus Randall

January 14, 1943 - July 10, 2021

Samuel Marcellus Randall was born on January 14, 1943 and passed away on July 10, 2021. Samuel was a resident of Falls Church, Virginia.
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James Richard Green

July 21, 1940 - July 6, 2021

Reverend James Richard Green was born in the Bronx, New York, on July 21, 1940, to James Green and Susan Grace Carter. He was raised by his Uncle Roy and Aunt Lula Carter of Mount Union, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Captain Jack High School in Mt. Union. He attended Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, before deciding to enlist in the United States Marine Corps in 1960. During his...
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Junetta Lee Bankston

February 16, 1931 - July 5, 2021


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Maggie Arlene Pinkett

October 26, 1930 - June 27, 2021

Maggie Arlene Holland Pinkett was fondly known as Aunt Maggie or Grandma to everyone. She was born to the late Andrew and Rosie Holland in McLean, Virginia. Maggie resided in Sterling, Virginia and passed peacefully at home surrounded by loving family. Maggie's early childhood education was in Fairfax County at the Odricks School in McLean, Virginia. She went on to attend Francis Jr. High...
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Andrew Dillon Pierce

June 26, 2021 - June 26, 2021

Baby Andrew Dillon Pierce was born on June 26, 2021 and passed away on June 26, 2021. Andrew was a resident of Alexandria, Virginia. There will be a private memorial service held at Ames Funeral Home on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The funeral home will be following Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced.
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Michael Anthony Watkins

January 16, 1980 - June 26, 2021

Michael Anthony Watkins was born on January 16, 1980 and passed away on June 26, 2021. Michael was a resident of Manassas, Virginia. The funeral home will be following Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced.
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Pearl Leah Victoria Harris

February 26, 1983 - June 25, 2021

Pearl Leah Victoria Harris, age 38, passed away Friday, June 25, 2021 at her home in Manassas, VA. Pearl "Princess Leah" is survived by her husband, Robert Harris; stepdaughter, Hana Mozelle Harris; father, Louis Matthews; mother, Alicia Matthews; brothers, Nate, Joel, and Andrew; and sisters, Deborah, Geneva, Gabrielle, Elizabeth, Sariah; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and...
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Tony Brooks

December 28, 1961 - June 20, 2021

Tony Edward Brooks, born on December 28, 1961, and passed away on June 20, 2021. Tony was a resident of Manassas, VA. He grew up in Falls Church, VA. He had three brothers, Mitch, Gary, and Dwight. Tony was preceded in death by his mother, Susie Ann Dixon Brooks and his son, Shawn Page. He leaves behind his father, Thomas Brooks (Joyce Brooks); three brothers Mitch (Karen), Gary (Jill), and...
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Jose Israel Flores

February 10, 1980 - June 17, 2021

Jose Israel Flores was born in San Miguel, El Salvador on February 10th, 1980. He was the son of Donatila Flores and Arturo Castellon, as well as the only brother of Reyna Castellon Flores. He studied at the "Centro Escolar Cantón San Antonio Silva" and the "Instituto Nacional Isidro Menéndez". He was a very friendly and outgoing person. May he Rest In Peace. The funeral home will...
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Loretta Reed

April 3, 1939 - June 14, 2021

Loretta Reed transitioned to be present with Lord and rejoin her husband Edward E. Reed on 14 June 2021. Her unique and inclusive character created the structural integrity of ethics, empathy, and strength required for Christian growth. A graduate of Spingarn High School, Mrs. Reed's accomplishments included developing the women's prison ministry in Manassas, VA., conducting bible studies...
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Gwendolyn Deloris Campbell

March 8, 1963 - June 12, 2021

On Saturday June 12, 2021, Gwen laid down her heavy burdens, took Jesus by the hand, and walked into the Kingdom of God, saying "Free at last". She was affectionately known as Puggy to all that knew and loved her. She was born on March 8, 1963 in Washington, DC at Freedmen Hospital to the late Peggy and Roger (Sonny) Brown. She was preceded in death by her mom and dad. Puggy attended Glen...
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Robert I Fields

January 26, 1934 - June 10, 2021

Robert I Fields of Woodbridge, VA passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife Carole H. Fields on April 13, 2020. A private family memorial service for both will be held at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 1601 13th Rd S, Arlington, VA 22204 on Friday, July 9th at 11 a.m. Interment services will be held at Quantico National Cemetery, 18424 Joplin Rd, Triangle,...
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Freddie Walter West

September 11, 1940 - June 7, 2021

On Monday, June 7, 2021, Freddie Walter West, 80 years old, was called home to eternal rest. He was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia to the late Robert and Goldie West. He was a lifelong resident of Prince William County. Following a period of illness, he departed this life at Lake Manassas Rehabilitation Center in Gainesville, Virginia. He is preceded in death by his mother, Goldie West...
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William Hugh Gibbs

May 23, 1949 - June 6, 2021

William Hugh Gibbs was born May 23, 1949, to the late Deacon Dalton Gibbs and Sister Alma Gibbs at Still House Hallow Farm in Hume, Virginia. He attended a one-room schoolhouse, Hume Elementary School, and William C. Taylor High School. He attended the Moody Bible Institute and the Washington Bible College. He was honored to receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Eastern Theological...
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Nyome Bright Kamara

August 5, 1985 - June 3, 2021

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, our beloved Nyome B. Kamara passed away. As we mourn her untimely passing, please continue to keep us lifted in prayer. Nyome was a devoted and selfless wife to her husband, Sidikie Kamara, and children Sibriya, 7, and Sidikie Jr., 5. She filled her family's life with joy, laughter, ambition, and enthusiasm. Her zeal for life and service to humanity was without measure....
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Gorgeit Wasif

May 31, 1939 - June 3, 2021

إن عشنا فللرب نعيش وإن متنا فللرب، وإن عشنا وإن متنا فللرب نحن رو ١٤ : ٨ رقدت على رجاء القيامة اليوم يونيو ٣ ٢٠٢١ : السيدة / جورجيت سليمان واصف زوجة المرحوم كمال حنا بطرس والدة المهندس نادر كمال حنا وزوجتة جيهان جورج...
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Verly Lynn Nary

April 1, 1954 - May 31, 2021

Verly Lynn Nary was born on April 1, 1954 and passed away on May 31, 2021. Verly was a resident of Spotsylvania, Virginia. Verly was preceded in death by her daughter, Cecelia. She is survived by her husband, Brian; 3 sons, Dennis, Kevin, and Titus; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Sandra; 1 brother, Sylvon; and many other relatives and friends. Friends may visit from...
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Michael Odell Brooks

March 16, 1951 - May 30, 2021

Michael Odell Brooks, 70 of Dumfries, Virginia, gained his wings on Sunday, May 30, 2021, and went on to be with the Lord. Michael (Mike) was born March 16, 1951, in Bells, Tennessee, to Ms. Flora Brooks and the late Mr. Cleveland Weatherspoon. Mike attended school in Bells, Tennessee. He enlisted with the United States Marine Corp. for several years. Mike was employed with Aluet Management...
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Gordon Cornelius Newman, Jr.

August 5, 1988 - May 30, 2021

Gordon Cornelius Newman, Jr. was born on August 5, 1988 and passed away on May 30, 2021. Gordon was a resident of Manassas, Virginia.
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William Irvin Jackson

June 18, 1937 - May 30, 2021

Sunrise: June 18, 1937 Sunset: May 30, 2021 William Irvin Jackson affectionately known as "Billy", was born on June 18, 1937, in Dumfries, VA. He was the oldest child of Irvine Portner Jackson and Doris Lorraine Jackson. William received his education in the Manassas public school system where he went on to attend St. Paul's College to play football and later transferred to Howard...
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Antwon Steven Moore

May 15, 1989 - May 28, 2021

Antwon Steven Moore Sunrise May 15,1989 - Sunset May 28, 2021 Father of Aubree Moore and son to Darlene Williams and the late Abrie Williams of Dumfries, Virginia. Antwon unexpectedly transitioned to be with our heavenly father suddenly on Friday, May 28, 2021 at home peacefully in his sleep. Antwon grew up in Dumfries, Virginia, with his three other siblings Sharika Moore (Byron),...
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Winsloe Elaine Thurman Belyea

July 23, 1946 - May 25, 2021

On the morning of May 25, 2021, Elaine Belyea, beloved daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother passed through the veil after a very short but courageous and heart breaking battle with pancreatic cancer. Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar Augustine Thurman and Winsloe Margaret Reynolds. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Byard C. (Chuck) Belyea, Jr., Her children,...
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Jill Laraye Carter

June 2, 1963 - May 20, 2021


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Willetta Moore Fisher

December 5, 1945 - May 19, 2021

Willetta Moore Fisher affectionately known as "Tar" of Manassas, VA, born December 5, 1945, peacefully departed this life on May 19, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents Thelma Moore and James Peters, daughter Chanetie Brooks, sisters Diane Moore, Patricia Stribling, great grandson William Purnell IV. She leaves to cherish her memory her son Robert Fisher, two granddaughters...
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Christine W. Hatcher

September 4, 1933 - May 16, 2021

Our beloved Christine Winifred Hatcher, also affectionately known as Chris, Chrissy, Sis, Mom, Grandma, GG (Great Grandma), Aunt Tine, and the lady that laughs the loudest in the room departed this life to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 16th, 2021. On September 4, 1933 Christine was born in Bracey, Virginia as the fourth child out of eight children from the union of John Henry Valentine and...
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Erik Anthony Gist

December 1, 1991 - May 16, 2021

Erik "Turtle/E-Man/Big E" Gist son of Willie "Meno" Noise IV and Monica Gist was born in Alexandria, Virginia on December 1, 1991. Erik was sent home to be with the Lord and family on May 16, 2021. Erik graduated from South Lakes High School in Reston, Virginia. He also attended the Paul Mitchell School. Erik loved his family, rollerblading and especially skateboarding. His proudest moment was...
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Ronald Dennis Gordon, Sr.

July 31, 1954 - May 14, 2021

Ronald Dennis Gordon, Sr. born on July 31, 1954 and passed away on May 14, 2021. Ronald was a resident of Dumfries, VA. He attended school in Fauquier County and graduated from William C. Taylor High School. Ronald then enlisted in the military and was a Staff Sergeant (E7) in the Army for 20 years. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Alexander and Edna Gordon and his wife, Anna...
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Charles Carter, Jr.

July 2, 1956 - May 14, 2021

Charles Carter Jr., was born on July 2, 1956, journeyed home with the Lord on Friday, May 14, 2021. He was the youngest son of seven children of the late Charles Carter, Sr. and Esther A. Murphy. He was born at the Columbia Hospital for Women in Washington D.C. He was christened as a Catholic and attended Our Lady of Good Counsel until 4th grade. He then finished his education in the Fairfax...
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Deloris Geneva Hawkins Evans

July 22, 1932 - May 13, 2021

Deloris Geneva Hawkins Evans of McLean, VA, born July 22, 1932, departed this life on May 13, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Eliza Hawkins; her devoted husband James Evans; daughter Monique Lee and her brother Nathan Hawkins. She leaves to cherish her memory her son Glenn Evans (Ruby); grandchildren Carrol J. (Shanice); Brittany Lee, Stefan Dominique, Faith and Abraham...
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Karen Metcalf Charity

June 16, 1953 - May 11, 2021


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Queen Elizabeth Green-Brown

March 27, 1949 - May 9, 2021

Queen Elizabeth Green-Brown (who was also known to many as "Bob" or "Bobbie") was born on March 27, 1949 in Loretta, VA (Essex County). She was the fifth child of seventeen children born to the late Ernest and Viola Gardner. She peacefully departed this life on May 9th, 2021 at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. She received her early education from the Essex County Public Schools and...
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Vernon Lee Brown

October 25, 1957 - May 8, 2021

On Saturday May 8th, 2021 Vernon Lee Brown departed this life. Vernon was born on October 25, 1957 in Manassas, Virginia to the late William R. and Alice M. Brown. Vernon attended Manassas City School Systems. Vernon worked all his life for multiple employers. His favorite employers were TNT and Walmart where he formed many friendships. Growing up Vernon played softball and was a catcher...
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Clara Elizabeth Johnson Ricks

October 10, 1941 - May 8, 2021

Clara Elizabeth Ricks "Bootsie" daughter of the late Walter and Maurice L. Johnson was born October 10, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her heavenly wings on Saturday morning, May 8, 2021. Clara received her early education in the Cleveland Public School System. She went on to graduate from East Technical High School Cleveland, Ohio, and Jane Adams nursing school. Clara worked for Alcoa...
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Kassandra H. Thomas-Johnson

September 25, 1963 - May 5, 2021

Kassandra Thomas-Johnson was born on September 25, 1963 and passed away on May 5, 2021. Kassandra was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Creola Marie Berryman

July 11, 1956 - April 30, 2021


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Lee Roosevelt Banks

May 3, 1948 - April 26, 2021

On Monday, April 26, 2021, Lee Roosevelt Banks(Tinker), devoted husband of Claudia Elane Russell Banks and loving father of two children, Melinda Antoinette Banks Williams and Monica Christin Banks Jackson passed away at the age of 72. Lee was born in Fredericksburg, VA on May 3, 1948 to Charles Fred Banks Sr. and Jerrylean (Toliver) Banks. He graduated from George Washington Carver High School...
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Michael Allen Ferrell

November 8, 1959 - April 24, 2021

We mournfully announce the passing of Michael Allen Ferrell, 61, of Woodbridge, Virginia. Michael was called home on April 24, 2021. Michael, born to Bessie Ferrell and John Bates Sr., took his first breath on November 8, 1959. Michael was a kind and caring person who lived a quiet life devoted to the care of his mother Bessie until her passing in December 2020. While Michael never...
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Gail McMurray Mann

October 9, 1953 - April 21, 2021

Gail McMurray Mann was born on October 9, 1953 and passed away on April 21, 2021. Gail was a resident of Dumfries, Virginia. The funeral home will be following Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced. To view the services remotely, please click on the following link: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/8869022925
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Taylor Michele Black Paige

August 4, 1993 - April 20, 2021

Our Beloved Taylor Michele, loving daughter of Bruce Black and Beverly Young Black, was born August 4, 1993, in Arlington, Virginia at Arlington Hospital. She is the youngest of 3 siblings. On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Taylor heard the voice of Savior saying, "Welcome, thou good and faithful servant. You have fought a good fight; you have finished your course; you have kept the faith. You may...
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Costella William Davis, Sr.

August 18, 1946 - April 19, 2021

Costella William Davis (Poochie), Sr., 74 of Warrenton, Virginia entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 19, 2021. Born on August 18, 1946 in Manassas, Virginia he was the son of the late James Bumbrey and Leona Davis Blackwell. He was predeceased in death by his brothers, Leon E. Davis, James A. Davis, Melvin J. Davis, one sister, Clarice Davis and his stepfather, Lester Blackwell. ...
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Davey Lee Muddiman

July 23, 1965 - April 17, 2021

Davey Lee Muddiman, age 55, born July 23, 1965, passed away on Saturday, April 17th at the Washington Hospital Center after a long time illness. Davey graduated from Osbourn High School in 1984. He attended Victory Gospel Church in Manassas and Belvoir Assembly of God in Marshall. Davey had a great love of music. He enjoyed singing, playing the drums, and other instruments. He enjoyed...
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Richard Lee Lucas

July 4, 1972 - April 17, 2021

Richard Lee Lucas was born on July 4, 1972 in Fairfax, Virginia. He passed on April 17, 2021 at his home in Chantilly, Virginia. Richard had quite a few nicknames, i.e., Ricky, Slick, Bubba, and Tiny. Ricky accepted the Lord as his personal Savior at an early age. He attended school in Fairfax County. He worked in the automotive trade in various positions. Ricky loved anything with a motor,...
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Sheryl Caroline James Porter

December 10, 1969 - April 13, 2021

Sheryl Caroline James was born on December 10, 1969 in Orange Park, Jamaica to Ms. Ina Murphy & Mr. Clifford James. At the age of 11, Sheryl moved to the United States, where she attended Herndon High School to receive her GED. Later on she attended Strayer University and graduated with both an Associate's and Bachelor's degree in Business Administration & Human Resource Management. In 2009,...
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Carroll Carter

May 3, 1945 - April 12, 2021

Carroll Carter was born on May 3, 1945 in Washington, D.C. to the late Thomas and Jean B. Carter. Carroll grew up in Fairfax City, Virginia. He was educated in the Fairfax County school system and attended classes at Northern Virginia Community College and Ford Motor Company. Carroll departed this life on April 12, 2021. He leaves to mourn his wife of 58 years, Bessie Carter; son, Carroll...
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Shirley Ann Howard

January 28, 1936 - April 11, 2021

Shirley Ann Howard was born on January 28, 1936 in Chantilly, Virginia to James Albert and Bertie Estella Brooks. She went home to be with the Lord on April 11, 2021. Shirley spent her early years in Chantilly. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age and joined Chantilly Baptist Church. Shirley attended Manassas Regional High School and graduated in 1954. She then...
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Albert Earl Taylor

February 19, 1938 - April 5, 2021

Albert Earl Taylor was born on February 19, 1938 and passed away on April 5, 2021. Albert was a resident of Manassas, Virginia. The funeral home will be following CDC and Virginia state mandated Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced. To view the service remotely, please click on the following link: https:/...
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Timothy E. Cunningham

November 16, 1943 - April 5, 2021

Timothy E. Cunningham, "known as Timmi" (age 77) of Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday, April5, 2021 peacefully entered into eternal rest at Halquist Capital Care Center, Arlington, Virginia. Timmi was married to the deceased Robert B. "Duke" Cunningham. She leaves to mourn her, one daughter, Marcia "Sissy" Lewis; 2 sons, Jeffery "Jeff", Donald "Mack" Cunningham; five grandchildren, three...
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Edward Johan Benitez Jerezano

September 6, 2007 - April 4, 2021

Edward Johan Benitez Jerezano was born on September 6, 2007 and passed away on April 4, 2021. Edward was a resident of Bristow, Virginia. The funeral home will be following CDC and Virginia state mandated Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced.
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James Grandville Howard

October 11, 1952 - April 2, 2021

James Grandville Howard was born on October 11, 1952 to the late Deacon Norman and Deaconess Alberta Howard in Triangle, Virginia. He passed on April 2, 2021 at his home in Triangle. James attended school in Prince William County. He worked for the Prince William County Schools and Dumfries Postal Service. James was a friend to all. He leaves to cherish his memory two sisters, Roberta...
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Yolana Curumi

September 9, 1978 - April 2, 2021

Yolana Curumi was born on September 9, 1978 and passed away on April 2, 2021. Yolana was a resident of Gainesville, Virginia.
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Asa Thomas Carter

February 17, 1945 - April 1, 2021

REVEREND ASA THOMAS CARTER was born February 17, 1945, to Lolita and Asa T. Carter in Daughthy, Accomac County, VA. He peaceably transitioned to eternal rest and reward on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, surrounded by loved ones. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 55 years, Janice and daughter, LaRee Carter. Asa retired from the United...
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Iesha Annaruth Leach Debose

December 11, 1982 - April 1, 2021

Iesha Annaruth Leach DeBose was born December 11, 1982 and finished her race here on earth on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Iesha was educated in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). On May 28, 2013, Iesha and Martin Greene (deceased…3/19/15) were married in Fairfax County, Virginia. As an adult, Iesha and her family joined Harvest Assembly Baptist Church in Alexandria,...
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Ana Felina Teo Estrada

January 7, 1968 - April 1, 2021

Ana Felina Teo Estrada was born on January 7, 1968 and passed away on April 1, 2021. Ana was a resident of Centreville, Virginia. The funeral home will be following CDC and Virginia state mandated Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced.
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Sanford McLaurin, Jr.

May 20, 1955 - March 26, 2021

Sanford McLaurin, Jr. was born on May 20, 1955 and passed away on March 26, 2021. Sanford was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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David Keith Sims

October 28, 1961 - March 20, 2021

David Keith Sims, formally of Farrell Pa, departed this life Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 6:30 pm in his home in Bealeton, VA after a brief illness. He was the son of Wylie Lewis Sims and Dorothy Daniel Sims. David was a devoted Cleveland Browns fan, loved swimming and anything that included high-tech commitment. He attended Milton Hershey School and was a 1972 graduate. He immediately...
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Wilfredo E. Torres

December 16, 1950 - March 13, 2021

Wilfredo E Torres was born on December 16, 1950 and passed away on March 13, 2021. Wilfredo was a resident of Manassas, Virginia.
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Patricia Frances Snead

November 6, 1931 - March 11, 2021

Patricia Frances Snead of Manassas passed away March 11, 2021 at Poet's Walk Warrenton at the age of 89. She was born November 6, 1931 in Pittsburgh PA, the daughter of Francis O'Reilly and Agnes (Volmer) Ross. She graduated from Osbourn High School in 1950. Shortly after, she married Eugene Beavers in October 1950. He preceded her in death on June 4, 1965. She married Robert Snead in...
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James William Carter

June 10, 1936 - March 4, 2021

James William Carter was born on June 10, 1936 and passed away on March 4, 2021. James was a resident of Huntintown, Maryland. The funeral home will be following CDC and Virginia state mandated Covid-19 measures during the visitation held on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 7pm-9pm at the Ames Funeral Home Chapel. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social...
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Frederick William Avant

March 22, 1949 - March 4, 2021

Mr. Frederick William Avant, Sr. of Woodbridge Virginia passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Derbora Rhodes Avant; children Shirleen A Avant, Frederick W. Avant, Jr., and Trevon D C Avant. Also cherishing his memory are his siblings Larry F Avant, Sylvia J. Muse Ames, Gayle Beverly, Marilyn Brown, and...
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Kassi Lynn Hoston

February 1, 1995 - March 2, 2021

Kassi Lynn Hoston was born on February 1, 1995 and passed away on March 2, 2021. Kassi was a resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
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Francis Thomas Davis

April 14, 1941 - March 1, 2021

On Monday, March 1, 2021, angels descended upon Francis Thomas Davis and took him on a journey to his final resting place. Francis Thomas Davis (affectionately known as Jap) was born on April 14, 1941 in Manassas, Virginia to the late Benjamin H. Davis, Sr. and Ruth A. Davis. During his youth he attended Manassas, Virginia schools. In his adulthood Francis worked as an auto...
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Davario Valente Bates

October 22, 1987 - February 26, 2021

Davario Valenté Bates known most as "D" was welcomed into this world by his loving parents, the "late" Kisha Bates and Anthony Tyler on October 22, 1987. "D" had many hobbies, some of which included playing sports, drawing, cooking, watching movies, dancing, and riding four wheelers. As a child "D" loved cartoons. His favorite cartoons were Power Rangers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...
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Jane Mary

July 9, 1938 - February 23, 2021

Jane Mary was born on July 9, 1938 and passed away on February 23, 2021. Jane was a resident of Gainesville, Virginia. The funeral home will be following CDC and Virginia state mandated Covid-19 measures. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks are required, and social distancing will be practiced.
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Lawrence Wesley (Bimbo, LT) Thomas

May 21, 1960 - February 21, 2021

The Life of Lawrence Wesley Thomas, Jr. "Comfort One Another" ~ Thessalonians 4:18 Lawrence Wesley Thomas, Jr. was born May 21, 1960 in Fauquier County, Virginia. He departed this earth on February 21, 2021 at Sentara Hospital in Woodridge, Virginia. Lawrence, affectionately known as "Bimbo" or "LT", was the...
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Phyllis Rebecca Nickens

April 11, 1953 - February 15, 2021


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Howard Anthony Peele

February 22, 1952 - February 7, 2021

Howard Anthony Peele, 68, was born on February 22nd, 1952 to Charlie & Agnes Peele in Ahoskie, North Carolina. He received his formal education in Hertford County Public School systems where he received his High School Diploma. At an early age, a hard work ethic was instilled in him by his parents, especially his father who was enlisted in the United States Army, but he loved his...
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Rosa Isabel Cruz Machado

May 18, 1961 - February 7, 2021

Rosa Isabel Machado was born in El Salvador to Ana Lucrecia Cruz and Ricardo Rivas Villegas on May 18th, 1961 and was called home February 7, 2021. She married the love of her life Polidecto Machado Hernandez at the tender age of 18 and birthed 3 children, Jakelin Yaneth, Marcos Antonio, and Ada Elizabeth. She was a loving and devoted mother who always wanted the best for her family. In...
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Ewen Tederra Winn

January 11, 1954 - February 4, 2021

Ewen Tederra Winn was born on January 11, 1954 in Washington, D.C. and passed away on February 4, 2021. Ewen was born to the late Ewen James Winn and Madeline Boxley Winn. He leaves to morn his passing his loving daughter, Ashley Nicole King and his sister, Alfredia Winn Sheppard (Kirk). Due to the corona virus restrictions the service will be private/limited. In lieu of flowers please...
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Milton Cornelius Childress, Sr.

April 17, 1949 - January 30, 2021

Milton Cornelius Childress, Sr. was born on April 17, 1949 and passed away on January 30, 2021. Milton was a resident of Dumfries, Virginia.
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Jessennia Marisol Cruz

March 26, 1993 - January 26, 2021

Jessennia Marisol Cruz, 27, of Manasas, VA, passed away suddenly after a prolonged illness. Her family is heartbroken and deeply saddened by the loss of such a beautiful, vibrant and loving member of the family. Jessennia was born on March 26, 1993, to Maria Katherine Tressler and Eugenio Cruz in Manassas VA. Jessennia was an intelligent and loving individual who dedicated her life to her...
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Mamdouh Saad

September 18, 1953 - January 19, 2021

Mamdouh Saad was born on September 18, 1953 and passed away on January 19, 2021. Mamdouh was a resident of Fairfax, Virginia.
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Roberta Anne Hooe Plaster

September 1, 1925 - January 17, 2021

On January 17, 2021, Roberta Anne Hooe Plaster passed away in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was born on Sepember 1, 1925 in Fauquier County, Virginia in her maternal grandmother's home Her family moved to Manassas when she was nine years old. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Plaster; a son, Michael Stewart; a great grandson, Val Ensor, Jr.; her parents, Lillian (Clatterbuck) and...
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Otis Clifton Oliver

July 1, 1949 - January 17, 2021

On Sunday, January 17, 2021, Otis C. Oliver, Sr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. Otis known to some as "Nubby" was born in Chase City, Virginia on July 1, 1949 and was the first son of the late Lathan and Louise (Scott) Oliver. He leaves to cherish his memory his children Bridgette (Gordon) Graham, Robin (Westley) Ford, and Otis C. "T-man" Oliver, Jr.; his much loved...
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