Katherine Agee Glenny, 60, of Lancaster, Va., (a native of Newport News, Va.) died Saturday June 3, 2006.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed needlepoint, traveling, Williamsburg history, cooking, working in her yard, her pets and staying in touch with her many close friends.
She was a graduate of Newport News High School, Class of 1964.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne R. Glenny, a brother and his wife, Wayne and Martha Agee, Citrus Hills, Fla.; an aunt, Jean Rew, Newport News; two stepchildren, Brian Glenny, Williamsburg, Va., Kathy Zinskie, Newport News; a niece, Teresa Agee, Smithfield, Va.; a nephew, Robert Agee, Hydro, Okla.; and a niece, Sharon Agee, Manteca, Calif.
Peninsula Funeral Home, Newport News.
Donations to the American Heart Fund in lieu of flowers, please.
Everett Duane Back, U.S. Navy (Ret.) 72, of Mountain Rest, SC and formerly of Palatka, FL, passed away suddenly on Thrursday, November 9, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC.
Everett was born in Sergent, Kentucky and grew up in Newport News, Virginia. He had been a resident of Palatka for over 40 years before moving to South Carolina in 2014. He retired from the U.S. Navy as Chief Air Traffic Controller. He spent four years working with Operation Deep Freeze which was based at the National Science Foundation’s South Pole Station in Antarctica. He attended St. Johns River Community College for two years. Everett served 23 years before retiring from the U.S. Postal Service as Postmaster of Satsuma. His first love was competitive fishing and competing in Bass Tournaments. He was a member of Peniel Baptist Church and later joined Mt. Rest Baptist Church in 2014 where he taught Sunday School and served as a Deacon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Back.
Surviving are his wife, Julia Houston Back of Mountain Rest; mother, Ellene Back of Newport News, VA; daughter, Amy Vinson of Palm Coast; stepdaughters, Dina (Brian) DuChene of Orlando and Charmaine (Arthur) Leary of Palatka; five grandhildren, Tyler and Michael Vinson, Daniel Bailey, Meagan Azzara, and Christian DuChene; one great-grandchild, Haley Ann Bailey; and three sisters, Pam Back and Sue Culp, both of Newport News, Virginia, and Anita Adkins of Tennessee.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Pastor Bill Wing officiating and military honors bestowed by the U.S. Navy. Burial will follow in Peniel Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov.18, 2017 at Mountain Rest Baptist Church in Mountain Rest, SC with Bro. Randy Koon officiating.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Peniel Baptist Church, 5227 Silver Lake Dr., Palatka, FL 32177. Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed on his online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com
Fayetteville Observer, The (NC) - Friday, August 7, 2015
SANFORD — William Irvin Barnard, 69, of Sanford, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015.
He was a Navy veteran.
Services: Memorial, 2 p.m. Saturday in Grace Chapel Church. Burial of cremains in church cemetery. Visitation, 7 to 8 tonight at the church.
Survived by: Wife, Toni; sons, William and Jeffrey; sister, Ruth Hadley; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Alvin E. Beasley Jr., “Ed” died in the West Marion County Regional Hospital in Ocala FL on 25 January, at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife Bonnie, his brother Dick, his sons Jason and Garrett, his step-son Jerry and his Grandchildren Hayden, Sabrina and Savannah.
Ed was born on 2 August 1946 in Newport News, Va. to Marion Beasley and Alvin Edward Beasley. He graduated from Newport News High School in 1964. Ed was a veteran and served two tours in Vietnam, where he earned several medals, including the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal, he left the U.S. Army as a Major in 1987.
Ed was very proud of his membership in the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks, he was an officer for many years and served as the Exalted Ruler from April 2003 through March 2004.
He was equally proud of his Masonic affiliations in Panama. Being a member of Sojourners Masonic Lodge, of Abou Saad Shriners, a 32° Knights Commander of the Court Honor in the Scottish Rite, and a Past Director of the Royal Order of Jesters, Panama Canal Court # 18.
Per Ed’s wishes, his body was cremated, and his ashes will be spread in the Panama Canal. He spent the majority of his life in Panama and wanted this to be his final resting place. The family is grateful for the condolences but declines flowers and donations.
Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - Saturday, January 6, 1990
NEWPORT NEWS - Donald Lee Benthall, 44, died Thursday, Jan. 4, in his home.
A Newport News native, Mr. Benthall was a 1964 graduate of Newport News High School and lived here most of his life. He was an accountant in San Diego for seven years before returning to Newport News last June. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sisters, Judy A. Hester and Peggy Lee Cherry, both of Newport News; and two brothers, Wilton M. Benthall Jr. of Hampton and John W. Benthall Sr. of Newport News.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Riverside Funeral Home by the Rev. Tommy Davidson. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home and other times at the home of Judy A. Hester, 25 Peters Lane.
Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - Thursday, June 16, 2005
John D. Bluxome III, 59, brother of Phyllis Compton of Newport News and brother-in-law of Tess Bluxome of Hampton, died June 13, 2005. Arrangements by Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - Thursday, April 2, 1992
NEWPORT NEWS - Darrell Herbert Boland, 45, a 35-year resident of the Peninsula, died Tuesday, March 31.
Mr. Boland had been associated as a regional manager with Challenge Industries for the past year. He was previously employed as a manager by C&P Telephone Co. in Newport News for 22 years.
For many years, he coached the 72s and 75s in the Aztec Soccer League and served as a basketball coach for the Newport News Recreation League at Jenkins and B.C. Charles schools. Mr. Boland was also a longtime Scout leader for local Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops.
A native of Hix, W.Va., he attended Christopher Newport College and the College of William and Mary. He was a member of Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church.
Survived by his wife, Dianne Gray Boland; two sons, Darrell K. Boland and Brian Boland of Newport News; his parents, Herbert and Geraldine Boland of Newport News; a sister, Sherrill Hollandsworth of Gloucester; and a brother, Randall Boland of Jacksonville, Fla.
Visitation from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Umphlett Funeral Home. Funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at funeral home by the Rev. Raymond H. Edmonds Jr. Burial in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Daily Reflector, The (Greenville, NC) - Monday, February 21, 2005
FARMVILLE-- Mr. Thomas Glenn "Tom" Braswell, 58, a PGA golf professional who spent the last 27 years as golf professional at the Farmville County Club, died peacefully at his home Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005.
The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Farmville United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Harrington. Interment will follow in Hollywood Cemetery in Farmville.
Mr. Braswell was a member of the Farmville United Methodist Church, a member of the Shriners of North America and a member of the Masons. He was also a veteran of the United States Navy.
In addition to his love for the game of golf and for the course on which he so meticulously labored, he was very active in community affairs, volunteering for leadership roles in such undertakings as the Farmville Dogwood Festival and the Farmville Christmas parade. He also served as golf coach for Farmville Central High School. Tom was an active member in the PGA Carolinas Section. In this capacity, he promoted the game of golf and was always looking for ways to increase interest. His respect, love and concern was evident in every project he undertook and every life he touched.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Dorette Braswell.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 38 years, Patricia "Pat" Braswell of the home; his daughter, Kerri Braswell of Greenville; and two brothers, Donnie Braswell of Marathon, Fla., and Gary Braswell of Elgin, Texas.
The family will receive friends at the Farmville Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7 until 9 p.m.
Those desiring to make a memorial may please consider the Farmville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 153, Farmville, NC 27828 or the Farmville Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 352, Farmville, NC 27828.
Charlotte Observer, The (NC) - Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Morven NC United States
Thomas Wheeler Buckingham MORVEN - Mr. Thomas Wheeler Buckingham, 66, died Sunday, September 22, 2013, at Hospice of Union County in Monroe. Services will be 11:00AM Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Morven Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Leslie Stacks and Mr. Ken Goins CLP officiating. Interment will follow in Morven Cemetery. The family will greet friends Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Leavitt Funeral Home, Wadesboro and other times at the home, Tom was born February 22, 1947 in Newport News, VA a son of Thelma Wells Buckingham and the late Edwin Wheeler Buckingham, III. He was a graduate of Newport News High School and King College, where he and Mary met. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Vietnam War and retired as District Executive for the Central NC Council of Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of Morven Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the choir, was a deacon, elder and former clerk of session. He also sang with the choir at First Presbyterian Church, Wadesboro. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Mary Wall Buckingham of the home; his children, Thomas Wheeler Buckingham, II and wife, Jennifer of Polkton and Celeste Buckingham Dutton and husband, Woodie of Morven; his grandchildren, Lauren, Madison, and Ann Dutton and Tommy and Payton Buckingham; his mother, Thelma Buckingham of Yorktown, VA; his brother, Ken Buckingham and wife, Linda of Arden and his sister, Susan Towler and husband, Dave of Yorktown, VA. Also surviving are his mother-in-law, Celeste Wall of Morven; his brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, James Wall of Morven, Margaret Goins of Wadesboro and Inez Vaughn of New London and his nieces and nephews and their families. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Kaye Buckingham, his father-in-law, Edwin Wall and brothers-in-law, John Goins and Rev. Ronnie Vaughn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central NC Council of BSA, P.O. Box 250, Albemarle, NC 28002. The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com
NEWPORT NEWS - Thomas Linwood Cain, 65, traveled to his final hunting ground on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, believing that real peace could only be found surrounded by nature with the freedom to roam the forest, mountains, and streams.
A decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, Tommy was exposed to Agent Orange while serving his country. It was the ultimate cause of his death. Tommy was in the civil service for more than 30 years, retiring in 2006, and he was a longtime member of the Royal Stag Hunt Club in Charles City County.
Preceded in death by his father, Eric Linwood Cain; and his grandson, Brandon David Cain, Tommy is survived by his wife and soul mate of 20 years, Audrey J. Cain; his devoted mother, Vera P. Cain of Newport News; children, Candy Shaw and husband, Norman, of Lynnhaven, Fla., and David Cain and wife, Sherri, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and grandchildren, Tara, Faith and Natalie Shaw of Lynnhaven, Fla., and Lauren Cain of St. Louis, Mo. He is also survived by four sisters, Sherry Hamilton of Mathews, Debbie Cain of Newport News, Barbara Payne and husband, Larry, of Smithfield, Patricia Gnatowsky and husband, Randy, of Poquoson; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010, at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home, with a memorial service following at 5:30 p.m. Friends will gather afterward at the home of his sister, Debbie Cain.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Eddie Eagle Program, National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.
Please leave condolences at www.wjsmithandsonfh.com.
Arrangements by W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in Daily Press from May 13 to May 14, 2010
Florida Times-Union, The (Jacksonville, FL) - Tuesday, August 28, 2007
FL United States
CARTER Mr. John W. Carter, II, 60, passed away Aug. 24th, 6:40pm at St. Lukes Hospital. Occupation: Naval Architect, W/CDI Marine Services. Family left behind: Sister, Gayle McNamara, NY; Brothers, George Carter, Al; Daughters, Sheryl Ray, TX and Sandra L. McCreary, FL and MANY GREAT FRIENDS! John will be cremated. In lieu of a service a celebration of his life will be held Sat., Sept. 1st. Donations may be made to the Shriners Kid Foundation.
NEWPORT NEWS - Alma Jean "A.J." Crum Piggins, 49, died Monday, Dec. 25.
A native of Hampton, she was a beloved fifth-grade teacher at Armstrong Elementary School and had previously taught at Bayside Elementary School in Virginia Beach. She was a graduate of Lynchburg College and was a member of Wythe Presbyterian Church.
A.J. is survived by her husband, Thomas D. Piggins; her parents, Blaine C. and Mercedes S. Crum of Hampton; and four brothers, Blaine C. Crum III of Mobile, Ala., Larry E. Crum of Chesapeake, Christopher P. Crum of Brookline, Mass., and David Stewart Crum of Hampton.
A funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m. in Wythe Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home.
The family suggests that memorials take the form of contributions to the A.J. Piggins Book Fund of Armstrong Elementary School, 3401 Matoaka Road, Hampton, Va. 23661; or to the A.J. Piggins Memorial Fund of Wythe Presbyterian Church, Kecoughtan and Robinson roads, Hampton, Va. 23661.
Because A.J. died from ovarian cancer, her friends and family have formed a cancer awareness organization "A.J.'s Team." Please join us in this fight. Please send for information: A.J.'s Team, P.O. Box 6271, Newport News, Va. 236601.
Sampson Independent, The (Clinton, NC) - Saturday, February 9, 2013
Anne D. Matthis
CLINTON — Mrs. Anne Melinda Davidson Matthis, 66, of 849 Cartertown Road, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at her home.
A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home with the Rev. Vivian Short, PHD officiating. Interment will follow in the Red Hill Universalist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Matthis, born in Randolph County, was the daughter of the late Colvin Wayne Davidson and Amy Louise Parks Davidson and was the wife of the late Bryant Stephen Matthis Jr. Mrs. Matthis graduated from ECU and obtained her Masters from FSU. She retired with 33 years of service as a school teacher with Union High School and was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.
Survivors are: a daughter, Amy Frances Matthis and fiancé Jamie Marsh of Clinton; son Stephen Christopher Matthis and wife Linda of Clinton; grandchildren, Micaelah Rose Matthis, Sawyer Wayne Nazworth, Forrest Lakanne Taylor, Catherine Cheyenne Matthis, Zachary Taylor, Morgan Haley Matthis, Victoria-Noel McKenzie Taylor, Amy Lee Nazworth Pait, Vanessa Hope Nazworth; great-grandchild, Alaina Nazworth; special nephews, Dion "D.J." Matthis and Lewis Matthis; special niece, Kelly Balckum; special aunt, Eula Rackley; brother-in-law, Carl Thomas Matthis and wife Lynn of Roseboro; sister-in-laws: Kay Hobbs of Clinton, Betty Beasley of Clinton, Angie Matthis of Clinton, Manie Brown and husband Joe of Beulaville and Hazel Catlett of Washington.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home and other times at the home, 849 Cartertown Road, Clinton.
Condolences can be made to the family online at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com .
Most of my classmates remember Alice Pipkin as my cousin because we shared the same last name. However, Roy Lee Davis, and his younger brother Kirk Davis, were also my cousins, just on my mother's side. Roy Lee was a kind and gentle person. He was never the type to take center stage but was always there for you if you needed him. Like his older brother, Bud, he left us much too soon.
NEW BERN - Betsy Lou Dixon Martin, 65, died Oct. 3, 2010, at Carolina East Medical Center.
She is survived by her husband, William Martin; one son, Richard Banks of New Bern; three brothers, Brian Dixon of Texas, Herbert Dixon of Kinston, and Charles Dixon of Hampton, Va.; two sisters, Sarah Mayo of Washington, N.C., and Audrey Kelly of Virginia Beach, Va.; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at Bridgeton Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Kenneth Dixon officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.
Roscoe A. Gary, widely known as "Pappy," of Gloucester VA, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2019 with his family by his side. He was born on January 31, 1945 to Harry and Adelaide Gary in the east end of Newport News VA. He could be found following around his 9 siblings, working on cars, junking refrigerators, or hanging out at the firehouse with his dad. He was an autobody repairman for 59 years, and owned his own shop, Grafton Body Shop in the 1980's. During that time, he was introduced to the art of making his famous North Carolina-style barbeque. He was owner of "Pappy's BBQ" in Gloucester VA and continued to cater many events through the years. Roscoe was blessed to find love twice in his lifetime and marry two beautiful women. He loved his family to pieces, his little dog Daisy, Christmas, large family gatherings, and going to the Outer Banks. On a regular day, you could find him eating breakfast at Pop's Drive In, at a car show, watching American Pickers, or waiting for his daily phone call from his nephew, David. Most recently, he enjoyed sitting in his chair at the home of his niece, Renee, and looking out over the water. Roscoe never knew a stranger. He would often give his last dollar if he thought you needed it. He was not a wealthy man but died rich in the love of his family and friends. He was preceded in death by this parents, Captain Harry and Adelaide Gary; his wife of 32 years, Beverly R. Gary; her parents Charles and Margaret Richardson; an infant son; brothers Jerry and Harry Gary Jr.; sister Adelaide Raymond, nephews JR VanZant, Johnny Raymond, and Bill Thomas. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Rita Harding Gary; daughters, Melissa Gary (Becca), Nikki Rowe (Doug), Lindsay Jones (Bobby); grandchildren, Macey Manor (Daphney), Madison Turner (Jordan), Olivia Jones (Robby), and Taylor and Grayson Rowe; greatgrandchildren Brycen Fletcher "Butterbean," Rylan Kearns "Guppy," and soon-to-be-born Ryker Manor; his "honorary" children, Tommy Wayne Miller, Kristy Jenkins, Eugene Miles; siblings Harryette Thomas, Charles Gary (Jackie), Mary Ellen VanZant, Forrest Gary, Warren Gary (Beverly), Carolyn Gary, and William "Billy" Sale (Karen); siblings in law Joan Gary, Wayne and Gregory Richardson, Julianna Iagulli (Pete),Gina Harding, Patricia Davis (Greg); and many beloved nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all the healthcare professionals that cared for Roscoe during his illness, especially Dr. Khalil and the girls at PCI of Gloucester, and Patty who was with us to the end. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you sit down and share a meal with your family or perform a random act of kindness in honor of Roscoe who touched so many lives. #EVERYONES PAPPY The family will begin receiving friends on Monday, July 29, 2019, at 11:00 am for visitation and luncheon at Liberty Baptist Church, 1021 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA, 23666, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.
Published in Daily Press from Jul. 26 to Jul. 29, 2019
Tom was born on April 24, 1946 in Rockingham County, NC, and grew up in Newport News, VA. Tom passed on June 23, 2016, at the age of 70, after losing a long and courageous battle with cancer.
He was honorably discharged from the United States Army. Tom graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a BS in Computer Science. He worked much of his career as a software engineer in multiple divisions within Harris Corporation. Tom was predeceased by his sister, Mary Jane Gilbert. He is survived by his wife, Amy Ward Gilbert, of Melbourne, FL, and his sister, Marcia Gilbert Crosse, of Arlington, VA.
A gathering will be held at Beach Funeral Home, 4999 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, on July 14, Thursday, from 5pm to 7pm, military honors will be held at 6pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Brevard Humane Society, 1020 Cox Rd, Cocoa, FL 32926, or the American Cancer Society.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY from July 9 to July 13, 2016
Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - Saturday, January 25, 2003
YORKTOWN - Dennis A. Holbrook, 56, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Prominent in the local banking industry, Holbrook was associated with Central Fidelity Bank for 20 years and most recently was City Executive for the Peninsula for BB&T, with which he has been associated since 1990. Holbrook received his B.S. degree in Management and Economics from Old Dominion University, and his MBA from The College of William and Mary. He completed career-oriented courses from the University of Oklahoma and the Colgate Darden School at the University of Virginia. He has taught at the American Institute of Banking and was an adjunct faculty member of Thomas Nelson Community College.
An active participant in community life, Holbrook served as a member of the Peninsula Rotary Club, the Newport News Lions Club, and the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association. He served on the Audit Committee for Bon Secours, and was Chairman of the Board of Mary Immaculate Hospital for the past three years. He was a board member for the York County Industrial Development Authority and Young Audiences of Virginia. He has been active in the Virginia Peninsula United Way and served as a Unit Manager. Holbrook served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of Northside Church of Christ.
Holbrook is survived by his wife, Lana; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Holbrook of Newport News; a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Lea Holbrook of York County; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Steve Adair of Germantown, Tenn.; a grandchild, Lauren Holbrook; his father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Verna Earl Lane of Hampton; a cousin and his wife, Clyde and Shirley Holbrook of Newport News; a brother-in-law Michael Lane and his fiancee Terry Mawyer of Richmond.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, at Northside Church of Christ, 1300 George Washington Memorial Highway by Minister, Larry Jones. Burial immediately following at Peninsula Memorial Park.
It is requested that memorials be in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society
You are missed every day. You were such a positive force in my life and continue to be. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and your basic "goodness" and your great sense of humor. I didn't really know you in high school and I thank God that he placed us in each others' lives for a wonderful 12 years - 10 of them in marriage. You were perfect for me.
I was searching for "missing classmates" as part of our 55th reunion planning. I found that Kyle had passed away in Springfield GA on November 9, 2008. He was an Army veteran.
RIP, Classmate; thank you for your service.
GUYTON - Army veteran Kyle Orvilee Lawson, 62, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Effingham County Hospital in Springfield.
The Asbury, Tenn., native was a member of Ferguson Avenue Baptist Church and a residential general contractor. He served two tours during the Vietnam conflict and was preceded in death by his parents, Delmer Isaac Lawson and Gracie Mae Jackson Lawson.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Hyon Chu Kim of Guyton; two daughters, Patricia Power of Savannah and Wanna Lawson Perry and her husband, Sean, stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.; two sons, Kyle Orvilee Lawson Jr. of Fosters, Ala., and Shane P. Lawson of Guyton; and four grandchildren, Kyle Perry, Cassie Beck, Ashley Nicole Lawson and Megan Danielle Lawson.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Gamble Funeral Service conducted by the Rev. Robert H. Dimmitt. Interment will be in Beaufort National Cemetery.
Faith Strickland Goom, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Joe Groom, Sr. and is survived by her children, Kelly Groom (Michael Barlow) of Gloucester, Sharon Groom of Los Angeles, CA, and Nelson Groom, Jr. of Gloucester; two sisters, Ruth S. Allen (Joe) of Newport News, Mearle S. Binan (Don) of New York; a brother A. D. Strickland (Joyce) of Waynesboro; and many nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial service at Huntington Mennonite Church on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Huntington Mennonite Church, 785 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601