Obituaries

Rebbie M. Artis

March 20, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 our hearts were made low by the passing of Rebbie M. Artis of Hiram Davis Medical Center Petersburg, Va.  Rebbie was born to the late Lonnie T. Artis and Clarine Lewter Artis on August 11, 1952.  She was baptized at the a

Tonya Goodwin Brown

March 19, 2018

Tonya Marchell Brown 47, of Suffolk, Va., transitioned to be with the Lord on March 19, 2018 in her home while asleep. She was born on March 15, 1971 to the late James Lee and Betty Jean Goodwin.  She was proceeded in death by her aunts Rosa Mae Ta

Barbara Judkins Bailey

March 14, 2018

Barbara Judkins Bailey entered into her eternal rest on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at her residence. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00am Monday, March 19, 2018 at Shivers Funeral Chapel Smithfield, VA.  Viewing will be from 2-5pm Su

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Herbert Nelson Rawls Jr.

March 14, 2018

Herbert Nelson Rawls Jr. was born on November 19, 1945 to the late Herbert Nelson Rawls Sr. and the late Cora Tremel Rawls, in Isle of Wight County, VA. He was raised in Carrsville, VA and was the oldest of seven siblings. Later in life, Herbert batt

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