Our Obituaries

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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Baby Ziesler

July 2, 2017

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

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

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

June 22, 1930 - May 23, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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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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Mary Alice Huffman Greer

December 20, 1922 - April 20, 2017

Mary Huffman Greer, 94, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 20, 2017. She was born on December 20, 1922 to the late Eva Losh and Jake Huffman in West Augusta, Virginia. Her husband of 36 years, Preston Cleveland Greer, preceded her in death in 1979. Her daughter, Arlene Frances Butler, also preceded her in death in 1980.She devoted her heart and soul to God and her family. Her...
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Jimmie Lee Craddock

November 20, 1935 - April 18, 2017

Virginia Beach - Jimmie Lee Craddock, 81, passed away April 18, 2017. He was born on Nov. 20, 1935 to the late Andrew and Vera Craddock. Mr. Craddock proudly served his country in the US Navy and then worked for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He loved his country and flag.Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Dot Craddock; sons, Lee Craddock and Tim Craddock (Laura); granddaughters...
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Bonnie Nance Pryor

February 9, 1960 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Estelle McDonald Sumler

October 30, 1920 - April 16, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Katherine F. Holcombe

October 15, 1922 - April 16, 2017

Katherine Franks Holcombe's celebration of life will be held at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Virginia Beach, VA, on Friday, April 21, 2017. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church, followed by Mass. A graveside service will be held at Rosewood Memorial Park at 11:30 a.m.On Resurrection Sunday, April 16, 2017, Katherine Franks Holcombe finished her...
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Janice Faye Medlin

July 6, 1946 - April 15, 2017

Janice Faye Medlin, 70, passed away on April 15, 2017.A Norfolk native, Ms. Medlin resided in Virginia Beach all of her life. She loved her cats, enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid camper.Survivors include her loving partner Jud Newton; a son Joseph Medlin and wife Debbie; three grandchildren, Tucker, Ethan and Riley Medlin; a brother Bobby Medlin and wife Faye; and lifelong friend Kay Cason.A...
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Marjorie C. HANBURY

August 6, 1923 - April 14, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Theresa Lillian Newell

October 4, 1930 - April 12, 2017

Theresa "Dolly" Newell, loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 12th in the company of her daughter and son. Although those of us who loved her wake with heaviness in our hearts, we find solace in knowing she is looking down on us, reunited with the love of her life, friends, and family; all who are undoubtedly enjoying her fabulous Italian...
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Douglas E. Barnes

November 13, 1932 - April 12, 2017

Douglas E. Barnes, 84, passed away on April 12, 2017. He was born on November 13, 1932 to the late Edna V. and Cecil W. Barnes in Ahoskie, North Carolina. Mr. Barnes was a U.S. Army Veteran and was a retired Factory Representative for a Building Materials Company. Born in the Great Depression and raised during World War Two he volunteered for the Army in 1949 and served honorably in the Korean...
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Charles Edmond Hurd

June 27, 1928 - April 11, 2017

Virginia Beach - Charles Edmond Hurd, 88 passed away on Tues., April 11, 2017. He was born in Dunbar, VA June 27, 1928 and relocated to Norfolk in 1944. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Lake and Myrtle Cole Hurd; brother, Billie Ray Hurd; and sisters, Marian Kessler and Eunice Lund. He is survived by his loving...
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Pauline Virginia Putnam

November 15, 1920 - April 11, 2017

Pauline "Polly" Virginia Smith Putnam departed this world April 11th, 2017 at the age of 96. Polly was born in Richlands, Virginia on November 15, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Elsie Sutherland Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Herbert E. Putnam, and two sisters and one brother. She is survived by three sisters: Clara Evans and Helen June...
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Scott Allan Launder

February 7, 1974 - April 11, 2017

Scott Allan Launder, 43, passed away suddenly on April 11, 2017. He was predeceased by his mother, Sharon Ann Launder.He is survived by his son, Trey Launder; his father, Allan Launder (Brenda); his sister Tammy Launder; his brothers, Donald Launder (Bridget) and David Good, along with numerous family members and friends.A memorial service will be held on Wed, April 19, 2017 at 2 pm at Rosewood...
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Aleathia Esther Hooks

October 27, 1923 - April 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Marvin Gray Boyd

October 22, 1935 - April 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Virginia May Bingham

December 27, 1934 - April 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Delbert Glenwood Chambers

August 2, 1931 - April 8, 2017

Delbert G. Chambers, 85, son of Merle Chambers and Viola Patterson Chambers, was welcomed into Heaven, God's presence and His Lord and Saviour on April 8, 2017. His loving family beside him, wife, Mary Jo Arrowood Chambers; son, Daniel Lee, wife Irene, granddaughter Melissa; daughter, Theresa Jo Cross, husband Richard, step grandsons, Andrew, wife Cindy, two step great granddaughters, Andrea and...
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Wesley K. Stewart

May 31, 1956 - April 8, 2017

Master Police Officer (ret), Lt. Col. (ret) Wesley K. Stewart, 60, unexpectedly passed away Saturday, the 8th of April.'Wes' was currently on duty as VBCSO at the time of his death. His dedication and commitment to his country, his community, his family were Wes's priority at all times. One word used by his peers, and supervisors, both with the VBPD and the United States Army is honor. Wes is...
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Shirley B. Baum

November 21, 1936 - April 5, 2017

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

November 21, 1936 - April 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Edna Elizabeth Hardy

September 16, 1915 - April 1, 2017

Edna E. Hardy, 101, passed away on April 1, 2017. She was born on September 16, 1915 to the late Eva B. and Jessie L. Cruse in Norfolk, VA. Her husband Robert L. Hardy preceded her in death.She is survived by her daughter B. Jean Hardy; son Donald L. Hardy (Marie); 7 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 8,...
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Samuel Kendall Black

December 15, 1947 - April 1, 2017

Samuel K. Black, 69, went to be with the Lord on April 1, 2017, surrounded by friends and family. He proudly served his country for 30 years in the U.S. Navy, including tours in Vietnam on the USS Seminole and Desert Storm, retiring in 2001 as a Lieutenant Commander LDO.Sam is preceded in death by his parents, William and Easter Black; his son, James Black; and his sister, Janet Araiza.He leaves...
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Louise Marie Tuthill

October 6, 1933 - March 31, 2017

Louise "Vicki" Marie Tuthill, 83, formerly of The Villages, FL passed away peacefully on March 31, 2017.Vicki was born in the Prospect Harbor Lighthouse, Maine. She was preceded in death by her parents Morton Dixon and Florence Faulkingham Dixon two brothers and one sister and a grandson Brian Tuthill.Survivors include her loving husband Alfred F. Tuthill, four children, Michele Weir and husband...
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Louise MCNAIR

May 24, 1941 - March 29, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Rosewood Memorial Park.
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Louise MCNAIR

May 24, 1941 - March 29, 2017

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Sandra Myrick

August 18, 1962 - March 29, 2017

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Joyce Bowden Forehand

October 30, 1932 - March 28, 2017

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Joyce Bowden Forehand

October 30, 1932 - March 28, 2017

Joyce Bowden Forehand, 84, of Chesapeake, passed away peacefully on March 28, while in hospice care. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Edna (Capps) and Augustus W. Bowden, the fourth child of six. Devoted and loving wife of the late CDR Hersey Forehand, USCG (ret.), and the late Raymond K. Bousman Jr. Beloved mother of Raymond K. (Sharon) Bousman III. Left to cherish her memory are...
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Sheryl Lynn Wright

July 23, 1955 - March 27, 2017

Sheryl Lynn Wright, 61, of Norfolk, Virginia passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina and retired as a Dispersing Clerk for the US Navy. She is preceded in death by her mother Ramona Travis Busby, father Isaac William Busby, Jr, and niece Anjelica Hadsell. She is survived by brother Jeffrey Busby and his wife...
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Sharon Joan Holmes

February 14, 1941 - March 26, 2017

Sharon J. Holmes, 76, passed away on March 26, 2017. She was born on February 14, 1941 in Wichita, Kansas. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 57 years, Charles R. Holmes; daughter, Debra Perkins; sons, David Holmes and Robert Holmes. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to...
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Magdalene Dorothy Doyle

December 21, 1923 - March 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Dean John Gurganus

December 28, 1953 - March 22, 2017

On the morning of March 22, 2017, Dean John Milton Gurganus peacefully went to be wrapped in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was born December 1953 to Milton and Nettie Peele Gurganus, who preceded him to their eternal home. He was the beloved father of Joshua and Luke Gurganus, loving brother of Michele Cucura(John), and Marcus, Lee, and Stephen(Catherine) Gurganus, and the...
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Kathryn Louise Hamilton

February 4, 1921 - March 22, 2017

Kathryn Louise "Kay" Hamilton, 96, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Virginia Beach. She was born February 4, 1921, in Dilles Bottom, OH. Kay is preceded in death by her best friend and husband, John Hamilton; sister, Clara Veneri Price; brother, Valentino Veneri; and mother, Margaret Grove. She is survived by her two daughters: Rhonda Sonn and Donna Buckley; Donna's husband, Steve...
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Paul Ronald Karch

August 29, 1927 - March 21, 2017

LT Paul Ronald Karch USN (Retired), 89, left this life to be with Jesus Christ on 21 March 2017 at his home at Edgeworth Park in Williamsburg VA. Paul was born on a farm near Wheatfield, IN to Charles M. Karch and Fairy A. Karch. He graduated from Wheatfield High School in the fall of his senior year to enter an Army Air Corps' officer training program in early 1945. He is a WWII, Korean War...
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Irene Marie Finley

September 15, 1929 - March 19, 2017

On September 15, 1929, Irene Marie Finley was born to the late Lucy and William Smith in McDowell County, WVA. She grew up in Gary holler where life revolved around coal mining, family, and the mountains. Through her family and that mining, she met her love and late husband Ray Lee Finley. Together they moved to Va Beach and the rest is an adventurous history. Anybody that ever met Irene, or...
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Susana Ramirez Sabado

May 22, 1924 - March 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Constance Curtis Lyons

October 11, 1927 - March 18, 2017

Constance "Connie" Hepburn Curtis Lyons, 89, was welcomed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Born in Chester, Virginia, she and her husband Max lived in the same home on Bay Island since 1953. She worshipped and served in both Rock Church and Cape Henry Church. Connie lived a bountiful life of labor, service, love, and ministry. She was a gifted...
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