Our Obituaries

Rebecca O. Worley

January 5, 1949 - December 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Howard Smith

February 11, 1932 - December 8, 2017

Howard Smith, 85, passed away peacefully at his home on December 8, 2017. He was a retired manager from Roses Department Stores and Bobs Gun Shop.He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Janice Pittman Smith; 4 children, Phil Smith and wife Debbie, Tim Smith and wife Debbie, Bryan Smith and wife Kelly (Bland), Cindy Brown and husband Bill; a sister, Delores Abney and husband Glenn; 9...
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Dorothy Jean Hill

May 18, 1934 - December 6, 2017

Dorothy Jean Hill, 83, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017.Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Grace Krum and 8 siblings. She retired from Civil Service and enjoyed crafts, ceramics, sewing, gardening and playing piano and electric organ. She was Methodist by faith.Survivors include her loving husband, Mark Hill; 3 children Cynthia Roberts and husband John, Gene...
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Minnie Hayes

February 14, 1929 - December 6, 2017

Minnie C. Hayes, 88, passed away on December 6, 2017 at her residence with her children by her side. She was born in Presley, Georgia to the late Luther F. and Maybell Denton Corn. Preceding her in death are her husband Edward (Bill) Hayes, brother Dexter Corn, and sisters Ruth McMillian and Mary Lou Shook. She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth (Penny) Marcum; son James (Jimmy)Hayes (Louise);...
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Latoya Sherisha BRITE

September 20, 1976 - December 2, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Barbara E. Pickeral

June 12, 1935 - December 2, 2017

Barbara "Bobbie" Elizabeth Pickeral, died on December 2, 2017 in her home in Virginia Beach, Virginia surrounded by her loving family.Bobbie was devoted to her family. Prior to moving to Virginia Beach, she volunteered at the library for the City of Falls Church School System. Her interest included travel, bullfights in Mexico, theater, classes in everything from Spanish to Tai Chi. After moving...
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Roy Christopher Lim

September 2, 2000 - November 30, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Richard Hubert Edwards,

April 6, 1939 - November 30, 2017

Richard Hubert Edwards, Sr., 78, passed away in Norfolk on Thursday. He is preceded in death by his parents Rennis and Louis Edwards; three sisters, Phyllis Worley, Ann Matson and Nancy Fitch; son, Franklin Robert Edwards. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carolyn Edwards; son, Richard Edwards, Jr. (Bettie); daughter, Cheryl E. Reyes (Robert); daughter in law, Leslie Edwards;...
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Jerry S. Straney

December 4, 1938 - November 26, 2017

MCPO Jerry S. Straney, of Virginia Beach, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday November 26, 2017. He was born in Radcliff, Kentucky on December 4, 1938. He leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Ann Straney. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He proudly served his country in the US Navy for 23 years and retired as a Master Chief. He was an Engineer who worked...
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Donald Ritchie

May 9, 1954 - November 23, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Michael C. Dussia

February 19, 1953 - November 22, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Betty Jane Cooper

February 16, 1941 - November 22, 2017

Betty Jane Cooper, 76, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2017.Mrs. Cooper was born in Youngstown, Ohio and lived in New York and Chesapeake, Virginia since 1992. She was preceded in death by her parents Joe and Bertha Mae Lewis, 2 brothers Kenneth and Ronald Lewis.Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Donald Cooper; two daughters Darlene Jackson and husband Tony, and Phyllis Ann Wiggins...
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Wilbert Tull

December 19, 1930 - November 21, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Neal Vincent Taylor

August 1, 1973 - November 21, 2017

Neal V. Taylor, 44, passed away on November 21, 2017. He was born in Norfolk, VA. Neal loved his children and his family very much. Neal is survived by his wife, Karla Taylor; daughters, Kasey Taylor and Olivia Taylor; granddaughter, Milo Dison; mother, Marcia Blanchard; step-father, Wilber Blanchard; sister, Ruby Treacy; brothers, Bobby Taylor, Jr. and Russell Taylor; and many extended family...
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Keith Milton Austin

February 9, 1969 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Mabel Gilbert Tatem

November 20, 1921 - November 17, 2017

Virginia Beach - Mabel Catherine Tatem, recently of Appomattox, VA, went home to be with her Lord on November 17, 2017 at the age of 95. She was born on Nov. 20, 1921 to the late Henry Gilbert and India (Butt) Gilbert. She is also predeceased by her husband of 59 years, John Lewis Tatem; her daughter, Darian Lee (Tatem) Smith; and her two brothers, Benny and John Gilbert.She is survived by her...
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Robert W. Harris

March 1, 1945 - November 17, 2017

Robert W. (Bob) Harris passed away on Friday, November 17th 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Bob was born in Chincoteague, VA on March 1, 1945. He is preceded in death by his Dad, Earl Weldon Harris whom he adored. He is survived by his loving Mother, Elizabeth B. Harris and wife, June McClenny Harris, his five children Lynn Harris Dunbar (Dan) of Durham, NC, Scott Harris (Beth) of...
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Brenda Terry

November 23, 1967 - November 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Nola Dolores Davis

August 4, 1934 - November 16, 2017

Nola Delores (Flanders) Davis, 83, was called by her lord and savior to join her beloved Donald on Thursday, November 16, 2017. She was a gentle soul, who loved reading her Bible, enjoyed watching the Andy Griffith show, and took delight in dining out with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Cheatham and Nola (Drake) Flanders, her brother Edward Flanders, and the love...
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Johnny L. Buckner

December 14, 1956 - November 16, 2017

Johnny L. Buckner, 60, passed away on November 16, 2017 with his loving family by his side. He was born on December 14, 1956 to Daniel L. and Bessie L. Buckner in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is predeceased by his mother, Bessie L. Buckner.Johnny did everything with great enthusiasm and heart. He was a loyal and devoted son, brother and husband. He shared his love of life with all those close to...
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Romeo Soronio Bombase

July 10, 1939 - November 10, 2017

Romeo Soronio Bombase, 78, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017. Romeo was born on July 10, 1939, in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He served in US Coast Guard retiring after 32 years. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years, Modesta A. Bombase.Romeo will be missed by his two sons, Roland A. Bombase and his wife Amanda of Mountain Home, ID; Randy A....
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Edith A. NICHOLAS

April 9, 1913 - November 9, 2017

Edith Allen Webber Nicholas, age 104, passed away Thursday November 9th, 2017 at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach, VA. Edith was born April 9th, 1913 to John and Florence Allen in Henderson, NC. She graduated from Henderson High School in 1931, and in 1935 she received her nursing degree from Norfolk General Hospital.Edith worked at Norfolk General Hospital before working at the the...
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Carletta Ann Curling

September 21, 1946 - November 6, 2017

Carletta Ann Curling, 71, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2017. Mrs. Curling was preceded in death by her husband Maurice Curling, a daughter Arlene Marie Curling and a sister-in-law Darlene Wellington. She retired as a secretary for Chesapeake Public Schools after 30 years of service and was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Portsmouth. Survivors include a daughter Amy Curling and...
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Robert Earl Masengill

May 25, 1930 - November 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Carol Ann Kulikowski

December 2, 1949 - November 5, 2017

Carol Ann Kulikowski, 67 passed away unexpectedly on November 5, 2017.Mrs. Kulikowski was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 2, 1949. She was preceded in death by her parents Ernest Hazelwood and Barbara Niles, her husband Jack Kulikowski and brother Ronald Niles. She was a successful co-owner of a thriving nightclub on The Peninsula for more than 25 years. Carol Ann loved her family...
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Patrick Michael Cochrane

November 28, 1969 - November 1, 2017

Patrick Michael Cochrane, 47, passed away in Virginia Beach on Wednesday, November 01, 2017. Pat was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late James and Anna Cochrane. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Keith and Ronald Cochrane. He owned his own auto mechanic shop in Norfolk and when he wasn't working he was a devoted family man. Pat had a very lively personality and everybody who met him loved...
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Shirley Ann Koellner

January 22, 1937 - October 31, 2017

Shirley Ann Koellner, 80, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in Virginia Beach. She was born in Brighton, England to the late William and Gladys Read. She was predeceased by her husband Bob, and her sister Violet Johnson. Shirley was a professional ice skater in her youth. She worked in the Accounting Department at Allied Chemical in NJ. As a native of England, she loved her beloved...
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Caroline Amy Long

September 6, 1947 - October 31, 2017

Caroline "Carol" Amy Long, age 70, passed away on October 31, 2017. Born in Chicago, Illinois on September 6, 1947, she grew up in the Washington, DC area, graduating from Albert Einstein High School in 1967. She met her husband, Robert "Bob" Long, while working as a nurse's aide at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Shortly after their wedding, the couple relocated to Virginia Beach,...
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Charles Kenneth Willett

July 12, 1931 - October 29, 2017

Ken Willett, of Virginia Beach, passed away Sunday, October 29th, after a brief illness. Mr. Willett had a distinguished career as a manager and engineer with Western-Electric Company (later Lucent Technologies). He was 86 years old. Ken grew up in Oklahoma City, OK. After graduating from St. Gregory's High School of Shawnee, OK in 1949, he served an enlistment in the United States Navy, then...
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Alva Dorothy Dowe

April 3, 1930 - October 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Loreto Abad Escobar

December 10, 1945 - October 24, 2017

Chesapeake - In the early hours of October 24, 2017, Loreto Abad Escobar, 71, of Chesapeake VA went home to the Lord after a courageous 3-year battle with lung and bile duct cancer. He was in his home with his wife and daughter. He was a kind-hearted, funny, caring, and generous husband, father, brother, and friend who will be greatly missed.Loreto had a humble beginning in Manila Philippines. He...
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Mabel Jane Couch

November 28, 1933 - October 22, 2017

Mabel Jane Couch, 83, passed away on October 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 28, 1933 to the late Roy and Hilda Colpean. Also preceding her in death was her beloved husband of 54 years, Myrl Lee Couch.Mabel was a Navy wife and she made many friendships throughout her husband's military career. She was a homemaker and her family was her life. She loved her...
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John M. Angove

December 23, 1930 - October 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Linda Ann Asperin

March 9, 1947 - October 18, 2017

Virginia Beach - Linda Ann Asperin, 70, passed away on Oct. 18, 2017. She was born on March 9, 1947 in Baltimore, MD. She was a member of Discovery Church. Mrs. Asperin devoted her life to caring for her family and friends.She is preceded in death by her father, William Taylor; mother, Elizabeth Williams; step-father, Kenneth Williams; sister, Sylvia Cichocki and husband Joseph. Left to...
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Quintin Caragan

October 31, 1942 - October 17, 2017

Quintin Domantay Caragan, 74, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2017.Quintin was born in Malasiqui, Pangasinan Philippines. He was preceded in death by his parents Benigno Macaranas Caragan and Manuela Masiglat Domantay Caragan and his siblings Primitiva Caragan, Amado Caragan, Florencio Caragan, Ernesto Caragan and Lucia Santillan. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief Petty...
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Florence Moore Vick

August 24, 1921 - October 17, 2017

Virginia Beach - Florence passed away peacefully on Tues. Oct. 17, 2017. She was born in Princess Anne County on Aug. 24, 1921 to the late Walter J. Moore Sr. and Thelma Moore, who owned Moore's Dairy Farm on Newtown Rd, VA Beach.Florence was married to Albert White Vick Sr., they had two son's Albert Jr. and Richard Vick. She joins them all to live in the light of the Lord. She was also...
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James A. Harrell,

December 6, 1927 - October 14, 2017

James A. Harrell, Jr., 89, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Virginia. Jim was born December 6, 1927 in Norfolk, Virginia. Jim served in the Army in WWII with the 127th Airborne Division as a Parachutist in Sendai, Japan. After the war, Jim met his beautiful bride, Marjorie Ann, and the two were married April 18, 1953 in Norfolk, Virginia. Jim began...
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Theresa Ann Herbert

September 18, 1943 - October 12, 2017

Theresa Ann Herbert, age 74, of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away on Thursday October 12, 2017. Theresa was born September 18, 1943 to the late Anthony and Mary Vecchi in Brooklyn, New York. Theresa married the love of her life Roger Guy Herbert Sr., on July 11, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York.She was a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, The Boys and Girls Scouts of America, Otis Air...
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Sue S. Harris

December 25, 1935 - October 5, 2017

Sue S. Harris, 81, passed away on October 5, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Just a few words that describe you.Soft.Gentle.Wonderful.Sweet.Pretty.Classy.Loving.Angel.Warm.Kind.Beautiful.Caring. Mom, you are a wonderful Wife, Mother, Grandma and Great Grandma! You will be missed and you are LOVED!You always said, "We made more great memories today!" Well Mom, we made many, many great...
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Carl M. Tignor

May 27, 1924 - October 3, 2017

Carl Tignor went to be with the Lord on October 3, 2017. He was born May 27, 1924 in Richmond, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Lucille Beasley Tignor. Carl was the youngest of 10 children and was predeceased by his mother Ida Belle Barnes Tignor, his father George Ryland Tignor, Sr., his six brothers Linwood, Clarence, Wilbur, Aubrey, George, and Joseph as...
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John Duane Densmore,

April 27, 1936 - September 30, 2017

John Duane Densmore, Jr., 81, passed away on September 30, 2017.A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at Rosewood Memorial Park with The Rev. Adam Frye officiating and Full Military Honors.
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Mildred Louise Olenik

June 6, 1921 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Irene E. Ward

November 21, 1923 - September 26, 2017

Irene E. Ward, 93, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, September 26, 2017. Irene was born November 14,1923 to the late George Robert Fields and Irene Barnes Fields. She was preceded in death by her daughter Caroline Lee Ward and her husband John C. Ward, and her nine brothers and sisters. Irene is survived by three step sons, Cal, Randy, and Layne Ward and many nieces and nephews.Irene was a...
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Gerald James Peoples

August 10, 1952 - September 22, 2017

Gerald Peoples, 65, is finally free and in the arms of the Lord as of September 22, 2017. He honorably served in the US Navy for 20 years and retired as Chief. He was always full of life and a ray of light; he brought joy to all who knew him. Gerald was a very generous and loving man who loved his family. Jerry was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.Gerald is survived by his loving and...
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Joyce Jenkins Perger

October 8, 1926 - September 22, 2017

Joyce J. Perger, 90, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2017. She was born on October 8, 1926 to the late Dula and Oitt C. Jenkins in Pageland, SC. Her husband Steve J. Perger preceded her in death. Joyce loved her family and friends very much. She enjoyed playing cards, spending time with the horses and her beloved poodle Andi. She is survived by her daughter Patti J. Perger; sons Steve...
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Ruth Ann Dieffenbach

January 14, 1952 - September 22, 2017

Ruth Ann Dieffenbach, 65, passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2017.Mrs. Dieffenbach was the daughter of the late Earl Cartwright and June Tupts Cartwright. She was preceded in death by four brothers. She enjoyed taking care of her flowers and her yard and loved babysitting her grandson.Survivors include her loving husband of forty plus years, George Dieffenbach, a son Michael...
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Delbert Otto Vaughan

March 30, 1934 - September 17, 2017

Delbert O. Vaughan, 83, passed away on September 17, 2017. He was born on March 30, 1934 to the late Fannie and George C. Vaughan in Hertford, North Carolina.His loving wife of 58 years Peggy Ann Vaughn preceded him in death. Delbert was a member of ILA Local 970 of Hampton Roads Shipping Association for 34 years. He was also a retired Union Head Foreman.He is survived by his children, Debbie...
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Larry Carlton Wood

November 24, 1939 - September 12, 2017

Larry C. Wood, 77, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at home with his wife by his side. He was born in Norfolk to the late John H. and Adlee Wood. Also preceding him in death are his eight brothers and sisters.Larry was an avid hunter- and by that, we mean he enjoyed naps in the woods. He belonged to the Blackwater Hunt Club for many years. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dolores...
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Jeanette Ferrell Rose

May 3, 1931 - September 10, 2017

Jeanette Ferrell Rose, 86, passed away peacefully at home on September 10, 2017, in the presence of her beloved family. She was born on May 3, 1931, in Danville, VA, a daughter of the late Henry K. Ferrell, Sr. and the late Rosa Eastwood Ferrell.Jeanette was employed by Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company in Richmond until she married Winston Wallace Rose in 1961 and moved to Virginia...
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Joan F. Murphy

December 27, 1935 - September 9, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Joan F. Murphy

December 27, 1935 - September 9, 2017

Joan F. Murphy, 81, passed away on September 9, 2017. She was born on December 27, 1935 to the late Hilda V. and William E. Harper in Norfolk, Virginia.Our mother is survived by daughters, Victoria L. Frazier, Tamra J. Brunson and her grandchildren, Jeremy Frazier, James Frazier, Joshua Brunson, Matthew Attanucci and great granddaughter Lily Grace Brunson. Joan is also survived by her loving...
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Ronald Alexander Shaddix

May 21, 1944 - September 8, 2017

Ronald Alexander Shaddix, 73, passed away in Chesapeake on Friday, September 8, 2017. Ron was born in Anniston, AL to the late Sardis and Bertha Shaddix. He retired after 25 years in the US Navy as a musician. He later worked for the Newport News Education System by educating children with special needs. Ron's love of music enabled him to become the Minister of Music with Lee Memorial Baptist...
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Maebelle Lowery

April 21, 1927 - August 30, 2017

Maebelle Lowery, 90, passed away on August 30, 2017. She was born on April 21, 1927 to the late Plummer and Nolar Hunt in Lumberton, North Carolina.Maebelle was a member of Kempsville Baptist Church and the Christian Women's Club.She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years Melton Lowery; sons Anthony Lowery and his wife Maggie; and Buren Lowery and his wife Kathline; brothers James Hunt...
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Calvin Leroy Brown, Sr.

July 7, 1947 - August 30, 2017

Calvin Leroy Brown, Sr. was born in Richmond, VA on July 7, 1947. He died after a brief illness on August 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Barbara Jean Harris Brown; his parents, Calvin Brown and Dora Ball; stepdad, James Ball; brothers, George and Curtis Brown; father and mother-in-law, Joseph L.A. Harris, Jr. and Pauline Harris; and sister-in-law, Jeraldine Harris...
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Eunice Marie Parks

October 22, 1931 - August 28, 2017

Eunice Marie Parks, 85, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 28, 2017 at her home. She as born in Virginia to the late Linwood and Annie Mae Cook. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Frank Parks, and brothers, Eugene and Frank Cook.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Lynette Graeff and Timothy Parks, Sr. (Janet); grandchildren, Courtney Cabrera, Tim Parks, Jr.,...
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Ada Margaret Bradshaw

June 25, 1932 - August 27, 2017

Ada Clegg Bradshaw, 85, loving mother, sister, spouse, and friend, passed away August 27, 2017. Born Ada Margaret Clegg in Baltimore, Maryland, she moved to Norfolk, Virginia as a young child and resided in Virginia Beach for most of her adult life. A graduate of Maury High School, she retired as a Deputy Clerk with the Virginia Beach General District Court. She was predeceased by her parents,...
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Joseph J. Huban

September 20, 1962 - August 24, 2017

Joseph Jacob Huban, 54, of Norfolk, VA passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Joe was the third son of the late Johnnie W. P. Huban and Frances A. (Leach) Huban, born on September 20, 1962 at Norfolk Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA. He is survived by his daughter Stephanie N. (Webb) Taylor of Benton, AR; and grandchildren Tristen and Nora Taylor. Joseph had three brothers, John P. Huban ...
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Quintin H. Reitzel

July 9, 1931 - August 22, 2017

Quintin Hausman Reitzel, 86, passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side. Quintin was born in Weston, West Virginia to the late William and Matilda Reitzel. He retired from the US Navy after 32 years of service. Highly regarded for his musical talent, he was the Navy Band Master along with the registrar for the music school at Little Creek at the end of his career while...
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Nepthali Cuerpo Malaki

May 8, 1965 - August 20, 2017

Nepthali C. Malaki, 52, passed away on August 20, 2017. He was born on May 8, 1965 in the Cavite City, Philippines.Nepthali was a member of Oceana Chapel and St. Luke's Methodist Church, Holland Rd.He is survived by his parents Leoncio D. and Ligaya Cuerpo Malaki; siblings Laarni M. Gamboa and her husband Emmanuel; Nathanael C. Malaki; and Hebron C. Malaki; his uncles Antonio Cuerpo (Dolor);...
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Charles FLOYD, Jr.

December 30, 1929 - August 20, 2017

Charles Floyd, Jr., 87, passed away in Norfolk on Sunday. Floyd was born in Fairbanks, PA to the late Charles and Carrie Floyd. He is predeceased by his wife, Deloris Floyd as well. Floyd retired from the US Navy with 22 years of service. He later worked for Newport News Shipyard and Moon's Engineering. He was also a member of the Mason's as well. Floyd was the life of the party and true...
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Robert C. Harris

November 10, 1929 - August 16, 2017

Robert C. "Bobby" Harris, 87, passed away on August 16, 2017 with his loving family by his side. You Always Told Us "See You Later" Never Say Good Bye.So We Will "See You Later".He was born on November 10, 1929 to the late John William Harris and Grace Elizabeth Hogge Harris in Gloucester, Virginia.Bobby was a Master Plumber and owner of Bob Harris and Sons Plumbing and Heating Home Service...
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Linwood Heffington, Jr.

January 3, 1967 - August 15, 2017

Linwood Leon Heffington, Jr. lost his fight with cancer on August 15, 2017 at the age of 50. He leaves to cherish his memory, his parents Linwood Leon Heffington, Sr. and Dorothy "Dot" Heffington (Adams); his wife Michele Heffington, son Blake Heffington, and daughter Cassie Bandalos; sisters Sandra Losavio (Sal), Judy Partin (Bill), Susan George (Paul), nieces and nephews -Valerie,...
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Phyllis Cannon

October 31, 1933 - August 15, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Sawyer Hayward Vincent, Jr.

March 3, 1944 - August 15, 2017

Sawyer Hayward Vincent, Jr., 73 passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017.A native of New Orleans, LA, Mr. Vincent graduated from Dela Salle High School in New Orleans.He served as Captain in the U.S.A.F. receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster. He flew the F-4 Phantom for more than three hundred and thirty-three combat missions with the 555th "Triple Nickel"...
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Donna Matzen Faison

March 28, 1949 - August 13, 2017

Virginia Beach - Donna Marie Matzen Faison, 68, passed away on Aug. 13, 2017. She was born March 28, 1949 in Portsmouth, VA to the late Andrew Matzen and Treva Matzen Hufford. Life was never about Donna, it was always about everyone else as she selflessly gave to others. She was an avid supporter of Veterans and actively helped with many of their organizations and reunions. Left to cherish her...
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Gregory Lee Adams

September 10, 1969 - August 11, 2017

Gregory Lee "Gregg" Adams, 47, of Portsmouth, VA passed away peacefully on August 11, 2017.Gregg was born in North Carolina but had lived in many locations including Germany and Republic of Panama. A Human Resources Generalist, he was employed with the City of Chesapeake, where his co-workers were like family. He had also worked with First Colonial Inn in Virginia Beach and Volvo Penta...
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Edith F. HEPLER

August 21, 1920 - August 11, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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William Lawrence Cooksey

July 14, 1950 - August 7, 2017

William "Bill" Lawrence Cooksey, 67, passed away on Monday in Virginia Beach. Bill was born in Norfolk, VA to the late William and Joan Cooksey. He was predeceased as well by his sister, Suzanne. Bill was a surveyor with Gallup Surveyor's and Engineers throughout his life. When he wasn't working he was devoting his time to his family. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Cooksey; daughter,...
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June L. Hedley Cassidy

May 26, 1936 - August 7, 2017

Norfolk - June Lee Hedley Cassidy, 81, passed away Aug. 7, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was born May 26, 1936 in San Diego, CA to the late Ernest A. and Sarah E. Hedley. She was a loving and devoted mother, grammie, sister and friend.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Michelle C. Franklin and husband John, Ernest T. Caruso, Denise A. Buckwalter and husband Albert, and...
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Johnie Kenneth Woolbright

April 6, 1920 - August 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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James Christopher Olah

June 30, 1959 - August 5, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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James Christopher Ollah

June 30, 1959 - August 5, 2017

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Martha Britt Blizzard

July 1, 1925 - August 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Edward Allen Black

May 6, 1987 - July 31, 2017

Edward Allen Black, 30, unexpectedly departed his loving family and many friends on Monday, July 31, 2017. He is predeceased by his father Elbert E. Black. Also predeceased by his grandparents Yvonna and Jaime Santos and great-grandparents David and Lois Beck.He is survived by his loving mother Sharon; three admiring siblings David (Chelsea), Stephen (Danielle), & Krystal; caring grandparents...
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Teresa Jean Daniel

December 1, 1955 - July 30, 2017

Teresa Jean Hunsucker Daniel, a member of the Azalea Garden Church of God, 1541 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, on July 30, 2017, transferred her membership to Heaven.She will be welcomed by Thomas A. Daniel, her husband of 36 years, father, James Orville Hunsucker, mother, Jean Deloris Hunsucker, grandparents, family and friends. Teresa will be waiting for her family and friends...
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William David Edwards

May 5, 1952 - July 29, 2017

David Edwards, 65, went to be with our Lord and Savior on July 29, 2017.William David Edwards was born May 5, 1952 in London, England. His family lived all over the United States, but finally settled in Virginia Beach in 1963. Dave met Cynthia Burden in 1968 and they married in 1971. They had two daughters. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and spent time stationed in Thailand....
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Louise T. Harden

September 1, 1927 - July 27, 2017

Louise T. Harden was born September 1, 1927 in Durham, North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Isaiah and Eliza Mae Crews Harden. Louise attended Durham City Schools. In 1958 Louise received Christ at Union Baptist Church in Durham under Pastor A. S. Groom. She worked for fifteen years in the delivery room of Watts Hospital in Durham. In 1965, she moved to Boston, Massachusetts...
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Shee Kay Liu

October 11, 1930 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Terry L. Whorrall

January 23, 1952 - July 16, 2017

Terry Lee Whorrall, 65 years old, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 after a battle with cirrhosis of the liver. He is survived by his wife, Pati; daughter, Chrissy of Virginia Beach, VA; mother, Marilyn of Vero Beach, FL; two sisters, Sherry of Vero Beach, FL and Mary of NY; and brother, Jerry of S. Otselic, NY. He is predeceased by his son, Nicholas; brother, Barry; and father, Donald.Terry...
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Harriet Ann Claver

October 30, 1929 - July 10, 2017

Harriet Ann Claver, 87, was born on October 30, 1929. She went home to be with "Her Lord" on July 10, 2017 after a very gallant battle with kidney disease.She is predeceased by her husband, Clifford E. Claver Sr.; her parents, Estelle Schultz and Lawrence William Beller Sr.; aunt, Emily Jane Weirman; uncle, Edward Wierman; brothers, Lawrence W. Beller Jr. and Robert Beller; sisters, Mildred...
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James M. Griffin

July 27, 1939 - July 9, 2017

James Melvin Griffin, passed away on 9 July 2017 at the age of 77. James is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Loreta Sabando Flordelis Griffin. They were married in Cavite, Philippines in 1964. James is lovingly remembered by his children, Jerry Hershel Griffin of Ashburn, VA; Christine Lynn Griffin of Shaftsbury, VT; Maria Inez Flordeliz Griffin of Virginia Beach, VA; daughter in law...
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Steve Lynn Johnson

April 10, 1956 - July 8, 2017

Steve L. Johnson, 61, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Virginia Beach. Steve was a native of Virginia Beach to the late John and Crystal Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lin Johnson; daughters, Jackie Stratton and husband, Will and Kasey Lahousse and husband, Chad; four brothers, Ricky, Michael, Wayne and Greg Johnson and one sister, Kathy Thornton, as well...
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Alison Champagnie

April 7, 1964 - July 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Martha Ferrell

January 12, 1925 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Luverne Virgil Triebwasser

August 23, 1922 - June 30, 2017

Luverne Virgil Triebwasser, 94, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2017.Mr. Triebwasser was born in Alexandria, South Dakota and resided most of his life in Sioux Falls. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II where he served in Africa and Italy where he met his late wife Annunziata DeLuca Triebwasser. He retired from Excel Power in Sioux Falls after 43 years and was a member of Central...
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Marilyn Carolina Jackson

June 11, 1928 - June 30, 2017

Marilyn Carolina Jackson, 89, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2017.Mrs. Jackson was born in New York City and resided in Virginia Beach since 1961. She was preceded in death by her husband William W. Jackson. Mrs. Jackson was a founding member of Providence Presbyterian Church. She retired as a schoolteacher with the Virginia Beach Public Schools teaching at Courthouse Elementary and Kellam...
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Freeman Thomas Wilder

November 9, 1934 - June 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Steven Lee Kirby

September 30, 1953 - June 26, 2017

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Jabe Burgess Heath

July 12, 1929 - June 26, 2017

Virginia Beach - Jabe Burgess Heath went home to be with Jesus on Mon, June 26, 2017. Jabe, who liked to be called J.B., was born on July 12, 1929 in Old Trap, NC to the late Mr. & Mrs. Eldon Heath of Chesapeake. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruby Edith Heath.J.B. leaves behind two daughters, Gloria Jackson (Don) and Shirley Day (Joel). A third daughter, Faith Chimento (Henry) of...
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Bernard Anthony Thibodeau,

July 16, 1933 - June 26, 2017

Norfolk - Bernard Anthony Thibodeau Sr., 83, passed away June 26, 2017. He was born July 16, 1933 in Wilder, VT to the late Arthur and Blanche Thibodeau. He proudly served his country in the US Marines from which he retired. Following his military career, he began a career as a truck driver. He enjoyed Red Skins football and Nascar Racing. Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of...
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Bill Richard Bailey

December 28, 1928 - June 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Guem Soon Suh

February 10, 1925 - June 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Lillian Dolores Waterfield

November 1, 1933 - June 25, 2017

Lillian Spence Waterfield (Blue Eyes) passed away in her home surrounded by her loved ones on June 25, 2017. She was a native of Princess Anne County, Virginia. Lillian was the daughter of the late Clifton John and Lorene Ewell Spence. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Waterfield, Sr., her daughter, Gail Starr Waterfield Curling, and son in law, Robert Curling. Left to...
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David Randal November

June 17, 1956 - June 24, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Juanita Mae Manges

March 19, 1924 - June 23, 2017

Juanita Mae Manges, 93, passed away on June 23, 2017. Surviving her are her husband, Robert H. Manges; son, Stuart Mallory, Jr. and Kim; daughter, Patricia Schoolcraft and her husband, Michael; grandchildren, Stuart Mallory (Margaret), Steven Mallory, Richelle Mallory, Robin Dees, and Michael Benoit; great-grandchildren, Canyon Mallory, Jessica White, Nautia White, Christopher Mallory, Alexis...
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Jane L. Foreman

October 21, 1924 - June 22, 2017

Jane Foreman, 92, passed away June 22, 2017. She was born in Emporia, Virginia, but spent most of her life in Norfolk. Jane retired from Civil Service Cafeteria, Naval Station, Norfolk, VA. After retirement, she spent much of her time caring for her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jane was a talented seamstress. She loved needlepoint and sewing. She enjoyed making costumes for her...
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Jacquline Lee Kopasakis

September 5, 1939 - June 22, 2017

Jacquline Lee Kopasakis, 77, went to be with the Lord on June 22, 2017.A native of Norfolk she was the daughter of the late Henry Kern Smith, Sr. and Eleanor Bartlett Smith. She was preceded in death by a brother John Letcher Smith. She worked as a secretary for attorneys Russo, White and Katherman and Alan Mirman. She retired from Kroskin Design Group in 2001.Jackie was a member of Indian River...
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Robert Raymond McCabe

March 4, 1933 - June 21, 2017

Robert "Bob" Raymond McCabe, 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening at home in Chesapeake where he lived with his son and daughter-in-law. He was born in Syracuse, NY and is predeceased by his parents Michael and Jane Hayes McCabe of Waterville, NY. He is also predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara White McCabe. Bob graduated from Waterville High School where he was an...
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Thelma Louise Wilson

September 18, 1931 - June 21, 2017

Thelma Louise Wilson, 85, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2017.Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Everett Wilson, Jr. She was a spiritual loving mother and an active member of Haygood United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She retired as an investigator for the credit bureau.Survivors include six children, Linda Simmons and husband...
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Doris Palmetto Barcroft

April 1, 1936 - June 21, 2017

Virginia Beach - Doris Palmetto Barcroft, 81, passed away June 21, 2017. She was born on April 1, 1936 in Norfolk, VA to the late Harvey Sr. and Elizabeth Nash. Doris loved her movies. She volunteered with the Salvation Army where she was also a member of the Women's Home League. Above all Doris loved her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Lloyd Barcroft Sr....
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