Beatrice Edmund "Edd" Whitlock, 100, passed away peacefully at The Chesapeake Retirement Community on Monday, October 22, 2018. Born to Annie Trout and Samuel Gordon Pearson, she was a lifelong resident of Newport News and graduated from Newport News HS in 1936. Edd was very active at Calvary Baptist Church for fifty plus years in the Women's Missionary Union, choir, and as a Sunday School teacher. She was a loving, caring person who enjoyed cooking and sewing for her family and friends. Edd was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Douglas Ambrose Whitlock. She is survived by her two sons, Timothy Whitlock (Patti Brown) of Newport News and Edmund Whitlock (Suzanne) of Callawassee Island, SC; three grandchildren, Tiffany Meadows (Edward), Justin Whitlock, and Matthew Whitlock; and three great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Douglas, and Korey. A Memorial service for Edd will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Calvary Baptist Church, 4700 Huntington Ave, Newport News, VA 23607.
Published in Daily Press from Oct. 24 to Oct. 26, 2018.