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Ivory Johnson, Jr.

Ivory C Johnson, Jr.

12/24/56 - 04/06/15

Ivory Clarence Johnson, Jr., 58, died April 6, 2015 in Norfolk General Hospital. He was born on December 24, 1956 ... View full obituary

Barbara Kennedy

Barbara B Kennedy

08/21/64 - 04/05/15

Barbara “Lil Sis” Bembry Kennedy, 50, of the 800 block of Bainbridge Blvd., went home to be with the lord ... View full obituary

Michael Pretlow

Michael W Pretlow

08/26/58 - 03/26/15

Suffolk - Michael Warren Pretlow, 56, of the 4600 block of Hardy Ct., departed this life on Thursday, March 26, ... View full obituary

Charles Phillips Sr.

Charles H Phillips Sr.

06/04/30 - 03/10/15

Norfolk - Charles Haywood Philips, Sr., 84, of the 1300 block of West 41 St, departed this life March 10, ... View full obituary

Dr. Theodore Smith

Dr. Theodore R Smith

06/23/41 - 03/01/15

Dr. Theodore R. Smith, beloved husband and father, known affectionately as “Mike” to everyone who loved and respected him, passed ... View full obituary

James Turner

James F Turner

03/23/33 - 03/01/15

Mr. James Faustino Turner was born on March 23, 1933 to the late Elouise Turner and Faustino Licud in Annapolis, ... View full obituary

Clifton Hodnett

Clifton E Hodnett

08/07/55 - 02/26/15

Norfolk - Clifton E. "Bobby" Hodnett, passed away February 26, 2015. ... View full obituary

Helen Grimes

Helen C Grimes

04/29/34 - 02/22/15

Chesapeake - Helen C. Grimes, 80, of the 200 block of Fernwood Farms Road passed on February 22. She was ... View full obituary

Ruby Artis

Ruby L Artis

08/01/27 - 02/17/15

Chesapeake - Ruby Lee “Sug” Artis, 87, of the 2300 block of Strawberry Lane departed this life on February 17, ... View full obituary

Margaret Barnhill Alston

Margaret Barnhill Alston

08/21/31 - 02/15/15

Reverend Margaret Barnhill Alston of Chesapeake, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 15, 2015. Margaret was ... View full obituary