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Margaret Holland Branton passed into eternal rest on January 1, 2021 after reaching her ninetieth birthday. She was born to Octavia Doughtie Holland and William Sylvester Holland. She graduated from Holland High School in the class of 1949. She married Robert Ralph Branton Sr. in January of 1950, who preceded her in death in 1994. She gardened, cooked, and was the glue that kept her family together. She worked hard to raise her six beloved children and could whip up a meal to feed their family of eight like no one else.
Service Location: R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory
Service Date: December 30, 2020, 2:00 pm
Shannon Dwight Baines, 51, of Whaleyville, Suffolk, joined his father in Heaven on December 20, 2020. He was born to Pamela and Benjamin Austin Baines. He attended Suffolk Public Schools, where his mother worked as a secretary.
Shannon was preceed in death by his father, Benjamin Austin Baines; grandfather, Burleigh Edward Baines; grandmothers, Novella Austin Baines; step-grandmother, Virginia Felton Baines; grandfather, Thomas Wilson Milter, Sr. and grandmother, Mary Orlander McClenney Milter.
Louise Wilkins Benton, 89, went to be with her Lord on December 26, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Helen Mathews and William Henry Wilkins and was predeceased by her son Al Benton and her sisters Margaret Poarch, Dorothy Howell and Elsie Hayes.