Our Obituaries

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 14, 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

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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

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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

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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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Anna Lee Denkle

November 12, 1924 - June 19, 2017

Anna Lee (Higgerson) Denkle, 92, died at 10:30 a.m., on 19 Jun 2017 at her home. She was the widow of Donald Steiblen Denkle, who passed away on 8 Feb 2017. Born on 12 Nov 1924 in De Valls Bluff, Prairie County, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Harry Clifton and Ruth Mary (Mertens) Higgerson. Anna Lee and Don celebrated 72 anniversaries together, having married on 2 Apr 1944 in De...
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Aurora J. MacDonald

March 31, 1939 - June 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Carl G. Prendergast

July 11, 1930 - June 16, 2017

Carl Gray Prendergast, 86 passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, June 16, 2017 surrounded by family. Born in Pulaski County, VA on July 11, 1930, Carl grew up in the Lamberts Point area of Norfolk, VA. A graduate of Maury High School and Old Dominion College, he exemplified how hard work and a commitment to excellence can take one from humble beginnings to a successful career in business...
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Scott Marshall McCoy

August 7, 1978 - June 14, 2017

Scott "Scotty" Marshall McCoy, 38, passed away on June 14, 2017. A Norfolk native, Scott resided in Virginia Beach all of his life. He was an avid Redskin's Fan and was carpenter by trade. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Donald and Jenny Scott and paternal grandfather Herman McCoy.He was happy go lucky as a child and a friend to many, usually the center of attention...
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Rose Berger Mollura

February 15, 1922 - June 13, 2017

Norfolk - Rose Berger Mollura, 95, passed away June 13, 2017. She was born Feb. 15, 1922 in Coal Grove, OH to the late Harry William and Nora May Hughs Berger. Mrs. Mollura was a faithful working member of East Coast Gospel Lighthouse for 75 years. She served alongside her husband as he pastored Justice Gospel Assembly in Justice, NC for 6 years. Additionally Mrs. Mollura worked as a...
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Pamela J. Ramsey

September 30, 1960 - June 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Honorah McLaughlin

October 19, 1939 - June 12, 2017

Virginia Beach - Honorah McLaughlin, 77, passed away June 12, 2017. She was born in Newfoundland, Canada on Oct. 19, 1939 to the late James and Ellen Spurvey. She devoted her life to her family and was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul McLaughlin and son, Thomas McLaughlin.Left to cherish her memory are her beloved children, Paul McLaughlin,...
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Norman Joseph Roberge

March 30, 1927 - June 11, 2017

Norman Roberge, 90, passed away on June 11, 2017. He was born on March 30, 1927 to the late Anna Breton and Wilfred Roberge in Stillwater, Rhode Island.Mr. Roberge proudly served the U.S. Navy in World War II and spent several tours in Vietnam while an officer in the U.S. Army from which he retired after 20 years of service. He was also the Director of Training for NARF, a member of the Knights...
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Mary J. Belcher

October 16, 1928 - June 10, 2017

Mary J, Belcher, 88, passed away on June 10, 2017. She was born on October 16, 1928 to the late Ruth Dunford and Bilbery Dew Jenkins in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Her first and second husbands Lester Lehigh, Jr. and Roy T. Belcher preceded her in death.She is survived by her daughters Bonnie Solis and her husband Larry, Sr. and Linda-Karen Lehigh Sullivan and her husband Edward, Jr.; sister...
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James D. Woods

June 24, 1935 - June 5, 2017

Virginia Beach - 81, went to be with the Lord peacefully on June 5, 2017. Beloved husband, father, and grandfather will be greatly missed by his cherished wife of 61 years, Peggy Woods. He is also survived by children Sheryl and husband Bill, Ralph, Angie, Bruce and wife Dana; eight grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at 1pm Sat. June 10, 2017 at...
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Peter Michael Scop

March 8, 1938 - June 5, 2017

Dr. Peter "Pete" Scop, who was a supervisory intelligence officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC for 25 years, died June 5 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Virginia Beach, VA.Dr. Scop began working at DIA in 1975 as Chief of the Command, Control, and Communications Branch of the Science and Technology Directorate. His leadership gained considerable acclaim for his group's...
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Shirley Rae Harvey

July 28, 1931 - June 4, 2017

Shirley Rae Harvey, 85, passed away in her home on June 4, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born in Kemmerer, WY on July 28, 1931. Preceding her in death were her children, Cheryl Lynn Miller and Gary Clayton Harvey and her brother, Russell Hallowell.As a pastor's wife, Shirley loved partnering with her husband in ministry and touched many lives through her Wisdom Classes and...
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Margaret Maitland Colvin

September 17, 1926 - June 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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George Leroy Robinson

February 28, 1924 - June 1, 2017

George Leroy Robinson, 93, passed away in Virginia Beach on Thursday, June 1, 2017. He was born to the late Leon and Mary Robinson in Angelica, NY. He is also predeceased by his wife, Edith Robinson. He retired from the US Navy and served in both WWII and the Korean War. He is survived by his son, Dieter Krause and his wife, Adelheid, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The...
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Veronica Branch

July 25, 1946 - May 29, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Billy R. Holmes,

July 12, 1938 - May 27, 2017

Captain Billy R. Holmes, U.S.M.C. (Ret.), 78, passed away on May 27, 2017. Mr. Holmes will be rejoining his dearly beloved wife, Dolores G. Holmes. They were married for 51 years. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after 21 years of honorable service. He then went to work for the Norfolk Naval Base Police Department and retired after 23 years of service.He is survived by three daughters,...
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John B. RAWLS

April 29, 1929 - May 26, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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John B. RAWLS

April 29, 1929 - May 26, 2017

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Cora Pauline Giles

January 27, 1933 - May 26, 2017

Cora Pauline Giles ,84, passed away peacefully at home on May 26,2017. Her love of family was paramount. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Pauline was predeceased by her loving husband Carroll "Bill" Giles. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Paula Giles Gibson; son Carroll "Buddy" Giles Jr ; grandchildren Penny Brooks,...
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JoAnn D. Whitney

June 15, 1936 - May 25, 2017

JoAnn D. Whitney, age 80, passed away on May 25, 2017. She was born on June 15, 1936 to the late Henry Dykes and Letha McCallum Dykes, in Glenwood, Georgia. She spent her childhood years in Georgia with her siblings Richard, Leila, Roy, Hank, Ruby, and Betty. On October 31, 1960, she married the love of her life, Phillip M. Whitney, and moved to Jacksonville, Florida. Together, JoAnn and Phillip...
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Lorene V. Sutton

September 20, 1927 - May 24, 2017

Lorene Vann Sutton, 89, went to be with the Lord on May 24, 2017. She was a loving wife and mother. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Franklin; her children, Vann Sutton and wife Ann, Elizabeth Browning and husband Larry, Maria Drinko and husband Michael, Carolyn Britton and husband Rick, and Yvonne Toll and husband Timothy; 11 grandchildren, Rebecca Sutton, Mallory Sutton, Tracy...
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Herbert Francis Nash

June 15, 1936 - May 24, 2017

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Myrtle Smith

June 22, 1930 - May 23, 2017

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Joyce Ann Batchelor

June 5, 1937 - May 21, 2017

Virginia Beach - Joyce Ann Batchelor, 79, passed away on May 21, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, Willie. She will be dearly missed by her sons, Donald K. Shaw, Randolph D. Batchelor and Brian C. Batchelor; granddaughter, Crystal Hurlbut and husband Jodie; 2 great-grandchildren, Kristen and Tyler; and 2 great-great-grandchildren, Bentley and Willow.A funeral service will be held at 2:00...
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Jean Emelene Porter

July 24, 1925 - May 20, 2017

Jean Emelene Porter, 91, passed away peacefully at her home on May 20, 2017.Mrs. Porter was preceded in death by her husband James Martin Porter and a daughter Debra Porter Titcomb and beloved dog Petey. She was a loving mother, gran and a friend to many. She retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard and was a past president of the Toast Mistress Club.Survivors include three daughters Susan Poulter...
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Andrew Jackson Stauffenberg

December 23, 1989 - May 19, 2017

SSG Andrew Jackson Stauffenberg, (27), of C Company 1st Battalion 17th Infantry Reg 2nd Stryker BCT 2nd Infantry Div died on May 19th 2017 in Lakewood Washington. Andrew was an Expert Combat Infantryman and an Army Airborne Ranger. He served his country with honor and distinction earning numerous decorations and awards for his service. He was a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan. Andrew was...
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William Archie Goodell

October 7, 1955 - May 18, 2017

William "Archie" Goodell of Chesapeake, VA passed away May 18th after a short illness.He was a quiet but loving son, brother and friend. Archie loved to live his life doing what he enjoyed. He always worked hard but loved to play even harder. Archie also loved his four legged companions and missed each one dearly.He was predeceased by his mother, Sue B. Goodell, his father George E. Goodell, Sr...
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Marie Nova Jordan

September 18, 1931 - May 15, 2017

Marie Nova Jordan, 85, passed away on May 15, 2017. She was born on September 18, 1931 to the late James T. and Victoria H. Hayden in North Carolina. She is reunited with her husband of 48 years Billy J. Jordan. Her sisters Liz and Virginia; and brothers Leon and James preceded her in death.She is survived by her daughter Jennifer S. Wellons and her husband Marfett; brother Wilton Hayden;...
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Suzanne Harden Pierce

July 22, 1933 - May 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Glen Winston Freeman

December 11, 1928 - May 14, 2017

Glen Winston Freeman, 88, passed away peacefully at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital on May 14, 2017.The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home.A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 11:00a.m. at the funeral home with military honors.Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia...
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Pauline Pauline Fried

December 8, 1919 - May 13, 2017

N. Pauline Rooks Fried, 97, passed away on Saturday, May 13 at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Norfolk, VA to the late Elijah and Nettie Rooks, she is also predeceased by her twin sister, N. Kathleen Rooks as well as her loving husband, Edward Karl Fried whom she married in September 1955. She attended Maury High School and later retired from Glenrock Radiator. She was a...
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Patricia Ann Fraembs

January 13, 1946 - May 11, 2017

Patricia Ann Fraembs, 71, passed away suddenly in Chesapeake on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Patricia was born in Norfolk, VA to the late Henry and Lois Smith and the love of her life, Ron. Tricia loved Nascar racing and her flower gardens. Her focus in her life was her family, she later worked as a Coordinator with Outreach Escort in California. She is survived by her children, Erica Demornay,...
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Robert Percy Broom

February 3, 1922 - May 4, 2017

Robert Percy Broom, 95, passed away Thursday, May 4 at The Waterford at Virginia Beach surrounded by family. Robert was a native of Albany, NY, a son of the late Ernestine Schultz and Percy Broom. Robert was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Gloria Hackel Broom, his sister Ernesta, and his brother Raymond. He was a Freemason, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He...
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Lula Bryant Tabor

January 8, 1924 - May 2, 2017

Lula Mae Bryant Tabor, 93, of Norfolk, VA, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, May 5th at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462, followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00 PM and graveside at Rosewood with Pastor Kenny Bryant of Tabernacle Church of Norfolk officiating. She was born in Plymouth,...
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Earl Wain Edwards,

August 27, 1930 - May 1, 2017

Earl W. Edwards, Jr. born August 27, 1930 (86) went to be with his Savior on May 1, 2017. Born in Norfolk, VA and resided in Virginia Beach, VA. He is predeceased by the love of his life of 54 years, Hazel K. Edwards, his father Earl W. Edwards, Sr. and his mother Lucy Hamill Edwards.He is survived by his devoted sister and best friend, Betty Gayheart, two sons, Earl W. Edwards III (Andrea) and...
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Frances Dendrinos Stilwell

January 30, 1931 - April 29, 2017

Frances Stilwell, 86, went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 29, 2017. She was predeceased by her parents Charles and Madeline Dendrinos, her brother Peter Dendrinos, and her husband Guy R Stilwell. Frances is survived by her 4 children, Gary & Joyce Stilwell, Jerry & Jill Stilwell of Norfolk, Va, and Valerie & Allen White, Gail & Mike Thomas of Cocoa Beach, Fla. Frances had 7...
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Lisa Carol Hall

March 9, 1962 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Frances M. Hudgins

June 30, 1969 - April 25, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Shirley Patrick

May 8, 1927 - April 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Marian Moorehead Martin

July 11, 1926 - April 22, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Everett Chumbly Andrews

September 12, 1927 - April 20, 2017

Everett C. Andrews, 89, passed away in Virginia Beach on Thursday. He was born in Pulaski County, VA to the late Fred and Ethie Andrews. He is survived by his children, Robert Andrews, Mike S. Andrews, and wife, Sandy, James E. Andrews, Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Andrews, Linda Donnelly and her husband, Bob. Everett was a US Army veteran in the Korean War era. He later retired from the Virginia...
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