Alfonzye Chisholm Sr.
Portsmouth - Alfonzye Chisholm Sr.,85, passed away on Sunday July 7th, 2013. He was born on October 28, 1929 in Chester, S.C. to Will and Pearl.
Elder Chisholm grew up in Chester and served in the Army
He married Annie Francis McMahan in 1947 and lived over forty years in Portsmouth Virginia.
He was a founding member, of New Beginning Christian Center which he and his sons designed and built. He served as a senior Elder for 29 years.
He is survived by three children, Alfonzye Chisholm Jr. of Fort Washington, Md., Mary H. Chisholm-Wade of Portsmouth, Va. and Rev. James E. Chisholm of Portsmouth , Va. There are one brother,three sisters and host of grand and great grand children remaining.
A Home going service will be held at New Beginining Christian Center 5900 Arthur Ave on Friday July 12th.