Daily Press Obituaries
HAMPTON - Evelyn Campbell peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. A viewing will be held on July 26 from 12-6p.m. at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel. The Celebration of Life will be held on July 27, 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church East End.
Judith Lynn Colbert Casey
WILLIAMSBURG - Judith Lynn Colbert Casey, 66, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully in her home on July 21, 2017, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Franklin Colbert and Ellen Vernon Colbert. Born and raised in Newport News, VA, Mrs. Casey...
Marjorie Young Force
WILLIAMSBURG - Marjorie Young Force departed from this life on July 22, 2017. She was born in 1929 in Gambier, Ohio, to the Reverend Harry J. Young and Edna Moore Young. She attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Kent State University, before becoming a stewardess for American...
John Harold Gray
Chief Assessor of Newport News 1959-1983, VA
CHIEF ASSESSOR OF NEWPORT NEWS 1959-1983 - John Harold Gray, 87, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend, died July 23, 2017 at his home in Newport News. He was born May 29, 1930 to Bea and Earl Gray of Newport News, the youngest of one sister and two brothers. He...
Thomas H. Partlow
WILLIAMSBURG - Thomas H Partlow was called home, on July 19, 2017. He was born on Dec 25,1934 in Rock Hill, SC, to the late Florence & Frank Partlow. He leaves behind his precious memories with his children; Sandra (Calvin), Chris (Valerie), Barry, Debra, Tony, Lynn, Sonya,...
Eunice Newton Smith
HAMPTON - Eunice Newton Smith died Sunday, July 23, 2017. Eunice was born in Caswell Co, NC., the daughter of Lelia and Thomas Newton. After graduation from high school and Newport News Business College, she went to work at C&P Telephone Co. In the mean-time, she met her...
Mary Lyons Wooddell
YORKTOWN - Mary Lyons Wooddell, 90, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, she had been a Yorktown resident since 1966. Mrs. Wooddell retired from Civil Service, twice, after a long distinguished career serving Langley Air Force Base and Ft....
POQUOSON - Rosalee Baker, 75, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Married at 14, she is once again reunited with her husband Bobby. She was born in Isle of Wight County, spent most of her life in Hampton, and because of failing health resided in Poquoson with her daughter...
Lena Mae Hayden Greggs
West Point, VA
WEST POINT, VA - Lena Mae Hayden Greggs, 77, of West Point, VA, went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2017. She was a member of Poroporone Baptist Church where she enjoyed serving on the hostess committee. Lena loved being a homemaker, cooking and spending time with her family...
July 23, 2017 Obituaries
Gertrude Davis Brown
HAMPTON - Gertrude Davis Brown, age 90, was received by God the evening of July 13, 2017 at 9:09 p.m. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Chief Petty Officer Julius Frances Brown, Sr., two children, Cynthia Violet Dancy and Julius Francis Brown, Jr., and one...
Dr. Grainger Browning Sr.
HAMPTON - Dr. Grainger Browning, Sr., native of Raleigh, NC, who most recently resided in Hampton VA, Patriarch of his family, humanitarian, advocate for world peace and racial equality, and noted Sociologist, quietly went home to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at...
Danny Ray Caison
HAMPTON - Danny Ray Caison, 62, died Thursday, July 20, 2017. A lifelong resident of Hampton, Danny retired from Cannon Inc after 29 years. A simple man, he loved to fish and shoot pool. Danny is survived by his wife, Sandy Caison; a daughter, Ashley Cheek and husband Eric;...
Raymond E. Coiner
HAMPTON - Raymond Coiner, 72, passed away July 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife Gail Coiner and extended family. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.
Norman E. Gilliam
DENDRON - Norman E. Gilliam, 2024 Rolf Highway, Dendron, Virginia entered into eternal rest Friday, July 21, 2017, at Autumn Care Nursing Home, Suffolk, Virginia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Staff of Peace Funeral Home, Waverly, VA, James I. Gay, Funeral...
Michael Joseph Harney
HAMPTON - Joe Harney, 79, peacefully went to be with the Lord on July 20th, 2017. After reading the obituaries for so many years, he finally made it!! He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Catherine Harney; their children, Michael Harney, Jr. (Paul), Maureen Schiavone...
Marge Even Hassenger
YORKTOWN, VA - Marge Even Hassenger, 94, a native of New Orleans, LA., died June 22, 2017, after a short illness. She had been a resident of Yorktown since 1975. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Capt. William (Bill) E. Hassenger, Sr. USN (Ret.), parents,...
Frances Simms Herman
WILLIAMSBURG - Frances Simms Herman, 71, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017. Fran lived all but the past few years in Hampton, VA, graduating from Hampton High School in 1964. She was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church in Hampton, and a faithful believer in...
Emma Marie Hogge
HAMPTON - Emma Marie Hogge, 78, died Friday, July 21, 2017. Born in Albany NY she had been a longtime resident of Hampton. Emma was preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Norris Franklin Hogge, Sr. She is survived by her sons, Norris Franklin Hogge, Jr. and wife Carol...
Michael Patrick Iannetta
Virginia Beach, VA
VIRGINIA BEACH - With heavy hearts, we announce the loss of our beautiful son, brother, uncle, and husband, Michael Patrick Iannetta. On July 07, 2017 God welcomed Michael into heaven to join his family before him. Michael was born April 25, 1978, in Newport News, Virginia,...
Amanda M. Myers
North Chesterfield, VA
NORTH CHESTERFIELD - Amanda M. Myers, 38, of North Chesterfield, passed away on July 1, 2017. Riverside-Altmeyer Chapel is assisting the family.
James L. Penn Jr.
HAMPTON - Services for Mr. James L. Penn Jr., will be held noon Monday, July 24, 2017 at Zion Baptist Church 633 20th street Newport News, VA. by Dr. Tremayne Johnson . Entombment will follow at Hampton Memorial Gardens. Viewing for Mr. Penn will be held from noon until...