Arleen Leona Adams

Arleen Leona Adams

Arleen Leona Adams of Ivor passed away peacefully Sunday, May 7, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Born September 10, 1943 in Illinois, she was one of nine children of the late Herbert and Mary Verbunt Smith. Arleen was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed by all who knew her. Arleen never met a stranger; she had a giving spirit and a kind heart. When she was not spending time with her family, she loved to go watch a movie or crochet with her friends, the SoCo Knitters and Crocheters, at the Walter Cecil Rawls library in Courtland.

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Wol Suk Kim

Wol Suk Kim

Service Location: Virginia Korean United Methodist Church
Service Date: May 6, 2017, 4:00 pm

Wol Suk Kim, 65, passed away on May 4, 2017. A funeral service will be held 8 PM Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Virginia Korean United Methodist Church 5701 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk with Pastor Lee officiating. Condolences may be offered below.
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Henry Granson Boswell

Henry Granson Boswell

Henry Granson Boswell, 64, went to be with the Lord on May 4, 2017. He was born in Louisville, KY the son of the late William Granson and Susan Catherine Conway Boswell; and was predeceased by his stepsister Nicole Wirth.

 

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Leo & Edith Schocklin

Leo & Edith Schocklin

Service Location: Baker Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: May 31, 2017, 10:30 am

Leo V. Schocklin, 95, a long-time Portsmouth businessman, community leader and WWII veteran passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Happiest when at her husband's side, Edith M. Schocklin, 90, peacefully joined her beloved "Lee" in heaven on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Leo was born in Morristown, NJ, the youngest of three sons of Josephine and Clifford Schocklin. Edith was born in East Lake, NC, the sixth of nine children of Gladys and James Weatherly.
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Donna Lee Jones

Donna Lee Jones

Donna Lee Jones, 52, passed away May 1, 2017. Services will be private. R.W. Baker and Co. Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family. Condolences may be offered below. 

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Stephen Lowery Wright III

Stephen Lowery Wright III

Service Location: Baker-Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: May 5, 2017, 7:00 am

Stephen Lowery Wright III, 65, passed away on April 30, 2017. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia to the late E.G.B. "Buck" and Eileen Wright. Steve was a man with the ability to repair anything and was known by his family for having improvised home improvement skills. Steve also coached boys and girls soccer at Nansemond River High School and most knew him as "Coach Wright". One of Steve's many big accomplishments was starting Cub Pack 89 in 1989 at Beech Grove United Methodist Church still going to this day and also saving Boy Scout troop 16.
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William B. Denison

William B. Denison

William "Bill" Denison Sr. left this world to join his beloved wife Virginia "Ginny" Nell Denison in heaven on April 29, 2017 at Sentara Obici Hospital. Born in Connecticut, he was the son of the late Paul L. Denison and Charlotte G. Greene. Bill was a retired Longshoreman with ILA local 970 and a former Air Dale in the United States Navy. He had a love of boating, woodworking and ran Cypress Springs Farm OEE with his wife Ginny.

 

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Cloyd Crockett Morris, Jr.

Cloyd Crockett Morris, Jr.

Cloyd Crockett Morris, Jr. died peacefully at MCV/VCU in Richmond, VA, Aopril 27, 2017 while surrounded by his loving family and pastor. Crockett was born on February 6, 1929 to the late Reba Tibbs Morris and CLoyd Crockett Morris, Sr. 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Wanda; brothers, Ross and Robert Morris; sister, Geneva Summerfield; and his first wife and mother of his children, Nell Wingo Morris. 

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Doris Ann Rawlings Beale

Doris Ann Rawlings Beale

Doris Ann Rawlings Beale passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Born October 23, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Clarence Rawlings, Sr. and Doris Gilliam Rawlings. She was a member of Waverly Congregational Christian Church and was an avid sports fan, especially baseball and football. Mrs. Beale was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

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Lucille Parker Sylvia

Lucille Parker Sylvia

Lucille Parker Sylvia, 91, died April 23, 2017 at home holding her children’s hands. A native of Aulander, NC, she was the daughter of the late Scarborough and Ruby Bazemore Parker. Mrs. Sylvia was a member of Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was predeceased by her husband, David E. Sylvia; sister, Edna Earl Whitaker; and brother, Roy Parker.

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Frances Ann Harrell

Frances Ann Harrell

Frances “Fran” Ann Zazworsky Harrell passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born December 13, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Emil W. and Georgia Newhouse Zazworsky. She loved planting and growing flowers and tending to her garden. Fran was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Strickland and her brother, Billy Zazworsky.

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Franklin Augusta Bonnewell

Franklin Augusta Bonnewell

Service Location: Baker Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: March 17, 2017, 11:00 am

Franklin Augusta Bonnewell, 78, passed away on March 12, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank Augusta Bonnewell and Mary Diggs Rowe Bonnewell. Frank is survived by his wife Shirley and his best little buddy "Tommy" as well as his brother in law David E. Butler and wife Elaine of Portsmouth. Also a very special friend Mike Ozmon. Frank was fortunate to be a friend of Bill W. for over 30 years and as such his life was touched by many and he in turn touched many other lives. Frank served his country in the U.S.
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Alfred R. DeMatteo

Alfred R. DeMatteo

Alfred Al R. DeMatteo, CPO USN retired torpedoman passed February 8, 2017. Born November 14, 1926 in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Son of Carmella Lunetta DeMatteo. He was predeceased in death by his beautiful wife Josephine and infant daughter Diane Marie. Additionally his siblings also predeceased: Ann, Rose, Joan, Emily, Edith, John, Tiki, Edward and his male parent Ralph DeMatteo. Al is survived by his daughters Billie, JoAnne, LouAnne and Tina. His sons Corby, Al and Joe. He has 17 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

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Toni Utter

Toni Utter

Service Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
Service Date: February 3, 2017, 6:00 am

Antoinette W. "Toni" Utter, 71, went to be with the Lord on January 30, 2017. A native of Portsmouth she was the daughter of the late Louise and Montgomery C. Williams, Jr. She retired after 39 years from Churchland Elementary School as a teacher and was a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, a retired teachers association and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Portsmouth. Mrs. Utter is survived by her daughters Monica P. Nipper and husband Michael, and Kelly P. Dodson and husband Jeff; stepsons, Brian R. Utter and Barry R.
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Shirley Mounie Riehl

Shirley Mounie Riehl

Service Location: Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens
Service Date: January 28, 2017, 10:00 am

Riehl, Shirley M. Shirley M. Riehl Portsmouth – Shirley M. Riehl, 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 24, 2017. Shirley was a long time Portsmouth native, born April 13, 1925 to the late John and Dorothy Mounie and was the widow of Captain Juilian W. Riehl. She was proceded in death by her brother John R. Mounie Jr. Jack and sister Dorothy Hope Mounie. Shirley was a devoted wife who dearly loved her family and friends. With her independent spirit she leaves a legacy of generosity and friendship. Shirley will be deeply missed by her nieces and nephews, John T.
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Lydia Vela Lofton

Lydia Vela Lofton

Service Location: St. Mary Catholic Church
Service Date: January 18, 2017, 8:00 am

Lydia Vela Lofton passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Lydia is preceded in death by her parents, Tony and Esther Vela, and her sister, Mary Perez. She is survived by sisters, Lucy Lozano husband, Roy and Mona Gonzales late husband, Andy. Lydia leaves to cherish her memory husband, John Jack Lofton, son, John wife, Tana, daughter, Cindy Bailey husband, Russell, and son, Roger wife, Cheryl. She is also survived by four grandchildren; Meagan, Brittany, Kendall, and Ryan, one great-grandson, Austin, and many nieces and nephews.

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Vernon G. Eberwine

Vernon G. Eberwine

Service Location: Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Service Date: January 11, 2017, 8:00 am

Vernon G. "Bumps" Eberwine Jr. 91 sailed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Bumps was a native of Bennetts Creek and was born on August 26, 1925. Bumps was pre deceased by his wife Alice Barcalow Eberwine, his son Vernon G. Eberwine III, his sister Evelyn E. Woodward and nephew Roger Paul Woodward. Bumps graduated from Suffolk High School and went to Virginia Tech until he joined the Naval Air Corp Cadet program. On October 25, 1944 he married "the love of his life" Alice Barcalow . Bumps was the co-owner of Eberwine Brothers and managed their canning plant for many years.
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Waverly Lahmeyer Traylor

Waverly Lahmeyer Traylor

Waverley Lahmeyer Traylor III, went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2017. He was the son of the late Francis E. and Waverly L. Traylor. Waverley was retired from the United States Navy as a Chief Petty Officer and was very well known as a submariner. After his Navy career Waverley worked for two engineering firms the last one being EG&G. He also worked for the Sheriff's Department as a Animal Control Officer.
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Guy Orlando Weigle

Guy Orlando Weigle

Guy Orlando Weigle ?Smoky?, 81, of Spring Grove, Virginia passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017. He was a Navy veteran and a retired shipfitter from Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jane Weigle; daughter, Cecile Hawkins (Carl); sons, Nathan Weigle (Robbin), Monte Weigle, Eric Weigle (Tina), and David Weigle (Sandy); eight grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren, and his sisters, Marilyn Cramer and Betty Alumbaugh. Mr. Weigle requested no funeral service and cremation will be performed by R.W.

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