A homegoing celebration for Deaconess Willie Mae Claiborne will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at The Word of Life Center, 2401 Boston St., Hopewell, with Bishop R. H. Cross Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Dinwiddie. The family will receive friends at her daughter's home, 2250 Dellrose Drive, Hopewell.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Turner-Bland Funeral Home, Hopewell. The Rev.William N. and Mrs. Doris B. Bland and Mr. James I. Gay, funeral directors. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit www.blandenterprisesinc.com