Hilda W. STEPP
FUNERAL HOME
Peninsula Funeral Home
11144 Warwick Boulevard
Newport News, VA
NEWPORT NEWS - Hilda Wilson Stepp, 82, born Oct. 30, 1928, passed away on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.
She was a native of Halifax County, Va., and was a resident of Newport News for the last 68 years. Mrs. Stepp was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, J.W. Stepp Sr.
Survivors include her children, Bonnie G. Timberman of Woodland, Ala., James W. Stepp Jr. and wife, Deborah of Newport News, and Carolyn L. Oney and husband, Lynn Sr. of Gloucester; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at Peninsula Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, also at the funeral home, with Pastor Terry Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A-102, Newport News, VA 23606.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.


Published by Daily Press from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2011.
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I just found this on the NNHS site! My sincerest sympathy to the family! I remember visiting with Mrs Stepp frequently. Love and friendship to Bonnie,Jimmy,and Carolyn. Miss you all!!!
Ron Timberlake
Ron Timberlake
March 2, 2011
Granny I love you so much, you have brightened my life in countless ways. You have also provided and bledded me with your wonderful daughter Carolyn. I will continue to carry out your wishes to take care of her and cherish her forver. I will never forget what you always told me, that I was your favorite son in law. I asked why? and you always replied that I was the only son in law that you had.You are in a better place now and God will take care of you. We all will miss you deeply, Love you forver your favorite son in law, Lynn.

Lynn Oney
February 5, 2011
We Love you Mama
We will miss you very-very much but understand why you needed to go. We
appreciate how strong you have been these last years since Dad has past.We know this is your time to rest and be trouble free.You deserve this time for yourself. May you rest and know that Bonnie Jimmy and myself will be fine.
You will be greatly missed
Love you always your children.
Lynn and Carolyn Oney
February 4, 2011
Kyle,MaryBeth Kait & Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. If I have learned anything this week.. It Is to cherish and celebrate her life and the time you all had with her. Love you guys!
Jenn Sherwood
February 3, 2011
Kyle, Marybeth & family,

Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this trying time. Always remember your grandmothers love and kindness and it will help your through this time of grief. We love you both!
theresa, donny craig
February 3, 2011
My deepest sympathy to Bonnie, Jimmy and Carolyn. Your Mom was such a sweet and caring person. I have wonderful memories of her when I would visit her with Weenie. God bless each of you.
Hope Perdue (Tatum)
February 2, 2011
May you find comfort in your memories of the times you did get to spend together.

Jan & Chris Burgess
Burgess
February 2, 2011
Jimmy, Bonnie Gay, and Carolyn,
The last time I saw Hilda was at Cody and my Mom's memorial at the beach at the James River. She showed up with rose petals to float out with them. I was touched deeply by her lovely gesture. Some of my earliest memories are of your Mom and I'm sure I've never seen her without a smile on her beautiful face. I loved your Dad but seemed to gravitate to Hilda. She was so gentle but solid as a rock. She will be missed dearly by so many, but I hope you can find some comfort in knowing she is with God. I love y'all.
Jodie Stepp Kee
February 2, 2011
My heart goes out to the Stepp family and long time friends Jimmy, Debbie and Carolyn.

I remember your mom so well from High School when she would let us kids come in the house to wait
for the bus on those freezing cold mornings. I understand your grief well, my mom went to glory 3 years ago this past November. My prayers will be with you all.

Stephany Hall Williams
February 2, 2011
Mrs. Stepp was always one of my favorite patients, such a sweet soul! She never complained and had a positive outlook despite everything that she was dealing with. I am sorry for the family's loss of such a great woman. She always put a smile on my face, as I hope she does yours as you are remembering your many years you were able to share with her.
Amber Payne - Riverside Home Health
February 2, 2011
My heart is truly saddened by the loss of granny stepp! Truly an angel left earth and went home to heaven on Monday! I am thankful for the time I had to get to know her all over again in the past 8 months. She welcomed me back in the family with open arms and was so happy to have her "Bubba" back around again!! I will miss her spunky attitude and her cute little giggle but I know she will be watching us from above and keeping all of us straight!! Rest in peace granny and like I told you the last time I saw you sunday afternoon "Love ya, get some rest now and see I'll see ya soon"!!!!

MaryBeth Burton
Hampton, Virginia
MaryBeth Burton
February 1, 2011
im going to miss u hilda. you were always so sweet. love u. tell bobby and everyone i said i love them and I miss him so much now u are with williard.
shelbra fletcher
February 1, 2011
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