Daily Press from Newport News, Virginia on February 13, 2002 · 30
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Newport News, Virginia
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Wednesday, February 13, 2002
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j C6 Wednesday, February 13, 2002 LOCAL Daily (lira 1 Deaths Continued from C5 Annie M. Jackson MATHEWS Annie M. Jackson, 76, widow of Henry Jackson, died Monday, Feb. 11,2002. A native of Fairmont, N.C., Mrs. Jackson was a lifelong resident of Mathews County. She is survived by two children, Roland Taylor of Williamsburg and Catherine Hankerson of Atlanta; a stepson, Charles Carter of Williamsburg; sister, Edith Gray Taylor of Fairmont; two grandchildren, Yusef Taylor and Bryan Taylor; six greatgrandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at noon Friday, Feb. 15, at First United Baptist Church, Gloucester. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Knight Funeral Home. Donna C. Lewis HAMPTON On Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, Donna Carlile Lewis departed this life for a much greater reward, after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Don and Katie Carlile. Growing up in Chesapeake, Donna attended Oscar Smith High School. She was a hairstylist, former owner of the Riverside Hospital Beauty Salon and a member of the Women of the Moose No. 349. Donna leaves to cherish her memory her loving and devoted husband, David Lewis; her children, Cathy Whichard and husband, Rob, of Jessup, Md., and Carlton Mulligan and wife, Maria, of Newport News; brothers, Don-nie Carlile, and Ray Carlile and his wife, Linda, all of Chesapeake; and three grandchildren, Bobby and Christian Whichard, and Alexis Mulligan. She also leaves numerous family members and a host of very special friends who will truly miss her. A memorial service will be conducted at noon Saturday, Feb. 16, at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home by the Rev. Jay Anderson. The family will receive friends before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Hampton Roads Chapter, 405 S. Parliament Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Alvin Kerry Lymon HAMPTON Alvin Kerry Lymon, 19, of Hampton died Friday, Feb. 8, j 2002, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital. A native of Sandusky, Ohio, Mr. Lymon lived in Hampton f most of his life. He worked at Ocean Drywall Construction Co. Mr. Lvmon leaves a son. Kyson Lymon of Hampton; father, Alvin Lymon of Sandusky; mother, Jennifer Lymon of Hampton; brothers, Eric Cosby and Warren K. Lymon of Hampton; sisters, Verna and Erica Lymon of Hampton; maternal grandparents, Clinton and Gloria Vinston of Hampton; paternal grandparents, Cary and Verna Mae Lymon of Sandusky; niece, Carolena T. Bean, and nephew, Eric L. Cosby, of Hampton; sister-in-law, Yolanda G. Cosby of Mitchellville, Md.; and a host of uncles, aunts, and friends. Pastor James Howard II will hold a homegoing service at 1 1 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Smith Bros. Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to assemble by 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Viewing will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Smith Bros. Funeral Home, 545 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. .Telephone: 723-41 17 Nellie Ha" Millef TRUSSVILLE, Ala. Nellie Hall Miller, 79, of Gloucester County died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, in Trussville. A native of York County, she retired from Riverside Regional Medical Center. She was a former member of Temple Baptist Church. Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her husband, John U. Miller, and six brothers and sisters. Survivors include two sons, Robert and Shirley Miller of California, and Bill and Denise Miller of Gloucester; one daughter, Nancy and Robert Nunnally of Alabama; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Alfred G. "Ferd" Hall of Newport News; and one sister, Ella Mae "Pat" Ferrell of Newport News. A funeral will be held at 1 1 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Riverside Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Doug Watson. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Riverside Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Down Syndrome Association, in honor of William Wyatt Miller. Arrangements are by Riverside Funeral Home. Frank J. Owens MOON Frank J. Owens, 83, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital after a long illness. He had lived in Mathews County for the past 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Alice M. Owens; four daughters; four sons; two stepsons; and 15 grandchildren. The funeral will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 730, Mathews, VA 23109. Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester, is in charge of arrangements. Elsie P. Revere MASCOT Elsie P. Revere of Mascot went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 1 1 , 2002. Her father, George T. Revere, preceded her in death. She is survived by a daughter and her husband, Linda and Rex Reichert; a son, Jason Pitts; her mother, Gladys Revere; and three granddaughters, Saman-tha, Megan and Kristen. A funeral will be held at 1 1 a.m. Thursday at Vincent Funeral Home, West Point. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lower King and Queen Baptist Church cemetery, Dragonsville. Rodney Lee Settle YORKTOWN Rodney Lee Settle, 50, peacefully entered eternal rest Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Riverside Regional Medical Center. Rodney, a native of Newport News, retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1996, after 20 years of service. While serving his country, he got several awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with four devices. He is survived by his devoted wife of 29 years, Vernell Settle; daughter, Chesare Settle; granddaughter, Keorie Settle; mother and father, Raymond and Virtolee Settle of Edenton, N.C.; mother-in-law, Ethel Anderson of Newport News; three sisters, Karen Murray and Rhonda Maness of Hampton, and Lesha Neal of Newport News; maternal grandmother, Violet Gilliam of Gary, W.Va.; five nieces; four nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. Open viewing will be Thursday, Feb. 14, at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel in Newport News. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at 2 Staghorn Court, Hampton. The i. w mm tmim i ... u yu m n i .nn 1 N A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 2717 N. Armis-tead Ave., Hampton, with burial in Hampton Memorial Gardens. John A. Smith Jr. WILLIAMSBURG Brig. Gen. John A. Smith Jr., 73, passed away Monday, Feb. 11,2002. He was bom May 8, 1 928, in Hull, Mass. Gen. Smith retired from the U.S. Army in 1 981 , after 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Harriet Haru Higa of Hawaii; daughter, Nani K. Cross, and her husband, Andy, of Newport News; son, Matthew J. Smith, and his wife, Joni, of Gor-donsville; six wonderful grandchildren; brothers Donald W. Smith, and Eugene C. Smith and his wife, Barbara; and several nephews and a niece in Massachusetts. Viewing and visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 5, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg. Interment will be in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, known as "the Punch Bowl," Hawaii. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Nelsen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be registered online at www.nelsenfh.com Otellia Stokes NEWPORT NEWS Ms. Otellia Stokes was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Sentara Hampton General Hospital. Ms. Stokes was born Nov. 28, 1918, to the late Obie Lee and Lorene Stokes in Danville. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Graham, N.C. Ms. Stokes was preceded in death by her sister, Fannie Sue Miller. Ms. Stokes was a Peninsula resident for many years. After the death of her mother, she retired from Riverside Regional Hospital, after 18 years of dedicated service, in 1993. Ms. Stokes leaves to mourn her passing one daughter, Linda S. Howard of Newport News; her sister-in-law, Addie Stokes of Graham; three nephews, Obie Lee Stokes and Archie Stokes, both of Graham, and Jerry Stokes of Fayetteville, N.C; three granddaughters, Terry Pair and Barbara Stokes, both of Newport News, and Elizabeth Green of Hampton; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other nieces and nephews, former coworkers and dear friends. Family and friends should meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 5, at the daughter's residence, 1015 30th St., Newport News. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Franklin Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements are by Franklin Funeral Home. Carolyn B. Warburton WILLIAMSBURG Carolyn Bateman Warburton, 87, of Williamsburg died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at her home. She was a member of James River Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Edward D. Warburton Sr. She is survived by a son, Edward D. Warburton Jr., and his wife, Marion, of Williamsburg; four grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; one great-great i 'wib)wp,.iiii ,n i nmmmmmm www mmmmm K ..... ' .... ' ' ' ,. f grandchild; and a sister, Hilda B. Buchanan of Williamsburg. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at James River Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bud Goude officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bucktrout of Williamsburg funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to James River Baptist Church, 4931 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7545, or to a charity of one's choice. Bucktrout of Williamsburg is in charge of arrangements. Mabel O.Wallace WILLIAMSBURG Mabel Orene Wallace, 88, widow of Tazel Wallace Sr., died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002. Arrangements are by Whiting's Funeral Home. 41 Evelyn M. Wilford NEWPORT NEWS Evelyn Mott Wilford, 90, widow of the late Thomas H. Wilford, died peacefully Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. She was born in Morristown, N.J., and had been a resident of Newport News for 37 years. She was a registered nurse and a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Survivors include a daughter, Janet Crosthwaite of England and Barbados; a son, John S. Wilford of Wilmington, N.C; and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 372 Hiden Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606. Weymouth Funeral Home is handling arrangements. KRYPTON WINDOWS & HOME IMPROVEMENT Guaranteed Best Installation Guaranteed Best Price Guaranteed Best Service Krypton Gas, 50 - More Efficient Than Argon Jimmv Lea vaii: OIU-OOJU JFree Estimates I Windows Since 1962 A Dir. Of PWS, SP.4Mrs. Sharon E. Wesson Wilson We miss your smile, Your loving face, Your warm hellos, Your big embrace. You departed this life At such an early time, And since that day, You've been on our minds. We do this remembrance On this very special day By loved ones and friends In our own special way. Sadly missed by Dad, Mom, Sister, Brother and family In Your NANCY WRIGHT STATON ManagerFuneral Director f i ., i- . itiii rn We understand how difficult it is to deal with the loss of a loved one. Our services are designed to make it as easy as possible for you to make thoughtful arrangements with the least amount of worry or expense. "f$ T Sophie White NEWPORT NEWS Sophie White, infant daughter of Danny and Sophia White, became an angel of God on Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at 12:50 a.m. She was born Feb. 8, 2002, at 12:01 a.m. Survivors include her parents, Danny and Sophia White of Newport News; maternal grandparents, the Rev. and Mrs. William E. Higginbotham of Monroe; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Dorothy White of Lynchburg; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. A graveside service will be held at 1 :30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church cemetery, Monroe, with the Rev. Donald Gills Sr. presiding. Condolences may be sent to Community Funeral Home, 905 Fifth St., Lynchburg, VA 24504-2849. Information was provided by Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel. Catherine Williams HAMPTON Catherine Williams, 80, of Hampton died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital. A native of New Kent County, Mrs. Williams lived in Hampton for 59 years. She worked as a private housekeeper. Mrs. Williams was a member Sensible of) Jiegiiiin, q)iit. ' m tan afjfpSable price-$595 ' NO membership fee required and NO cremation society to join. Call us today or stop by and visit our new office location at Williamsburg Crossing. 253-7900 or 1-877-245-4820 Best Prices on the Peninsula! Since 1966 Fresh Silk Plants Centerpieces OltlCflOia' 229 Foxhill Most of us feel comfortable talking to our parents about health care plans. Retirement options. Nursing Home care. So, why is it that talking about funeral planning doesn't come easilv? It's better to talk about funerals and vour family's wishes while you can plan together. Don t wait until you have to second-guest what your parents would have js?S""to i wanted. Call us today for a FREE funeral estimate and pre-planning kit. ' Rjperside A Tradition of : -rl THifie Off MeecS. At 1 GEORGE B. HAMANN- funeral Director Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home ZMl N. AKMlb I tAU AVfc., HAMKIUN 827-4670 WTvw.dignitymemorial.com of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Yorktown, member of Missionaries, Senior Citizen Ministry and Gad-A-Bouts, at the Old Hart McAllister Center in Hampton. She was preceded in death by her husband, William S. Williams Jr., and grandson, Willis B. Clary Jr. Mrs. Williams leaves a son, Samuel M. Williams (Joyce) of Cambria Heights, N.Y.; daughter, Elsie D. Clary, of Hampton; seven grandchildren; 1 1 greatgrandchildren; six great-greatgrandchildren; a host of cousins, nieces, relatives and friends. Pastor Walter R. Dean will hold a homegoing service at noon Friday, Feb. 15, at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Williams will be in the church by 9:30 a.m. Family and friends are asked to assemble by 11 a.m. at 11 Langston Blvd., Hampton. Viewing will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Smith Bros. Funeral Home, 545 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Telephone: 723-41 1 7 Vera L.Williams WEST POINT Vera L. Williams, 89, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002. Arrangements are by J.K. Redmond Funeral Home. Compiled by Norman Tlppens Qltmmtive' 5251 John Ti ler Highway Suite 59, Williamsburg Gift & Fruitbaskets ' ' We specialize in weddings! ' 851-1300 Rd. Hampton jr funeral JJome 6t Crematory Caring, A Guarantee of Service Since Ittttti CAREY E. WHITLEY funeral Director I vrv 1

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