Obituaries

Wilhelmina Edwards Person

March 8, 2018

Wilhelmina Edwards was an only child born to Virginia residents Captain Payton Edwards and Nanny Anna Weaver in Buffalo, New York on September 14, 1927.  She was raised in Newark, New Jersey, where she took vocal instruction classes and was encoura

Christopher L. Bailey

March 7, 2018

Christopher Lee Bailey transitioned into heavenly rest in the comfort of his residence on Wednesday, March 07, 2018. Chris as he was affectionately known was born May 08, 1990 to Lois Bailey and Anthony Eley.  Chris was employed briefly at Masterc

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Clem Batten

February 28, 2018

Clem Illinois Batten, 87, of Smithfield, VA, slipped away peacefully at Sentara Obici Hospital Suffolk, Virginia with family by his side on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. He was born November 9, 1930 to the late Clem C. and Agnes (Newby) Batten. Cl

Willie R. Stringfield

February 24, 2018

Willie R. Stringfield entered into his eternal rest on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, Va. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00am Friday, March 2, 2018 at Shivers Funeral Chapel, Smithfield, Va.  Viewin

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Leevass Joyner

February 15, 2018

Leevas Joyner, our father, family member and friend departed this life on Thursday, February 15, 2018 after a valiantly fought battle with on-going health issues. Leevass, the son of Elsie Joyner and Clarence Walker, was born July 4, 1926 in Isle

Brian D. Clarke Sr.

February 13, 2018

Brian Demetrius Clarke Sr., 45 of Smithfield, Va was called into eternal rest early Tuesday morning, February 13, 2018. Brian was a high spirited but outspoken man who touched the hearts of anyone he came into path with. You had to know him to love

Anna Doris Brown

February 5, 2018

Anna Doris Brown passed away peacefully on February 5, 2018 at her home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. As a lifelong resident of Smithfield, Va., she made invaluable contributions to the community, including 46 years of service ded