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Scheduled Funerals

Brock Leigh Robertson

Brock Leigh Robertson, 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Ruth and his sons, Leigh Clay Robertson, Craig Taylor Robertson, Marc Lloyd Robertson and Eric Peter Robertson. Services will be a later date.

Robert Louis ‘Chuck’ Murray, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 27, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Judy Kelley Roberts

The family will receive friends on Monday from 1:00-3:00 PM at Amory Funeral Home located in Grafton, Virginia. Judy will be laid to rest at 2:00 PM in Dedan Cemetery on her family farm in Brooker, FL on Friday, December 1st.

Clara Jensen Webb

Memorial donations may be made to Virginia Baptist Homes Foundation, 3961 Stillman Parkway, Glen Allen, VA 23060-4149. The family is most grateful to the staff of the Chesapeake Retirement for their kind and respectful care.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date and she will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery along with her beloved husband. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Cletus Homer Somers, Jr.

Services will be private.

Jeanette Parker Nelson

The family will receive friends from Noon to 2pm on Tuesday, November 21, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, with a celebration of life service at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.

Paul Michael Hergenrother

Services will be private.

Dorothy Caffee Brown

A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Hampton, officiating.

Robert G. Gregorie

At Bob’s wish, there will be no viewing. His funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church St., Yorktown. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Rosetta Grace Craig

A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 2:00 pm at Crooks United Methodist Church in Yorktown.
Vibrating with love and light, Rosetta continues her legacy through medical research of the Virginia State Anatomical Program. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes considerations of a donation in memory of Rosetta G. Craig to Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church, 204 Cook Road, Yorktown, Va. 23690.

Brenda Joyce Frye

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 13, 2017, at Coastal Community Church. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church and at a reception at the church following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Personal Touch Hospice, 733 Thimble Shoals Blvd. Suite 150, Newport News, VA 23606.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Edward Dean Tate, Sr.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Ruth Pabon. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 1-800-DIABETES(800-342-2383)

Christopher Carlton Lee

A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 1:00PM.
Memorial donations may be made to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23607.

David ‘POP’ Muntean, Sr.

A service to celebrate the life of Dave will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Breast Cancer Society.

Christine Dawson Latham

Funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM at Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.
Donations may be made to the Peninsula Rescue Mission P.O. Box 377, Newport News, Virginia 23607.

Joseph Machin

A celebration of life will be held at Sandy Bottom Nature Park on Friday, November 3rd, at 11:00 am at the outdoor amphitheater. Dr. Doug Echols, Joe’s pastor, will conduct the service. Amory Funeral Home will be receiving condolences on their website. A second memorial service will be held at a later date in Wilmington, N.C.

Thomas Elijah Foster

Visitation will be held at Amory Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The Funeral service will follow immediately at 11:00 a.m. An interment service with Military Honors will be at 2:00 p.m. at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA.

Sam Lindsay Duncan

There will be two Celebrations of Life for Sam. The first one will be on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA. The second one will be on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM in Loving’s Funeral Home in Covington, VA followed by burial in Jones Cemetery in Hot Springs, VA

Bernie Sparrer, Jr.

A service of celebration will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Seaford.
Memorial donations may be made Pheasants Forever, 1783 Buerkle Circle, St. Paul, MN 55110.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Harold D. ‘Dan’ Story

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11 a.m., at Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Arrangement by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Truby Russell Martin

a graveside service was held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 24, at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Williamsburg, VA.
Memorial donations may be made to the ministry of your choice.

B. Marilyn Walter-White

A Memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at St Mark Lutheran Church by Rev. Joel S. Neubauer. A reception will follow the service in the church.
Memorials may be made to the St Mark Lutheran Church, 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy, Yorktown, VA, 23692, Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

David I. Gelman

David I. Gelman, 58, a native of Brooklyn, New York passed away on Wednesday morning October 18, 2017. He was former operating room technician at Mary Immaculate Hospital. Service will be private. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Jacqueline Savard Sommer

A Life Celebration Mass for Jackie’s life will be at St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, 3015 Roundelay Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502 Friday, October 20, 2017. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the Mass will start at 12:00 p.m. with a reception following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation in her memory to your local SPCA or St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Lynchburg, VA.

Stephen Ray Miller

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Stephen will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Faith Community Church, 657 Harpersville Rd. Newport News, VA 23601. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Robert Carson “Bob” Bryan

We will honor and celebrate Bob’s life at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, Virginia at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 21st .

Elizabeth Kittrell “Kit” Taylor

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM in Yorkminster Presbyterian Church on Monday, October 16, 2017. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 15, in Amory Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A private graveside service will be held in Parklawn Memorial Park.
Memorial may be made to Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, 6218 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692.

Georgia Lea Holtz

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday October 16, 2017 in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. The family will receive friends on Sunday October 15, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. Memorial may be made in memory of Georgia to Ehlers Danlos Society (Ehlers-Danlos.com/giving/).

Pretoria Alver Allen

The Memorial Service will be held at Amory Funeral home on Saturday October 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM, with her son-in-law, the Reverend David H. Jackson officiating. Interment will follow immediately at Hampton Memorial Gardens. Amory Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Randall Allan Kidd

A “Celebration of Allan’s Life” will be held on Friday, November 24,2017 at 2pm at the Haymore Memorial Baptist Church in Mt Airy, NC. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Romeo Cruz Fermin

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 8, 2017 in St. Jerome Catholic Church. Interment with Military Honors will be held 10:00 AM on Tuesday October 9, 2017 in Albert G. Horton Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 6-8 in Amory Funeral Home.

Ethel Lorene Smoot

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown, Virginia. A family service at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Neelyville, Missouri, is to follow within a week. She will be laid to rest next to her son Stephen in her family’s cemetery in Coon Island, Missouri.

McHerron (Mac) K. Bentley

There will be a celebration of life service on October 14, 2017 at 1:30pm at Living Word Family Church, 110 Industry Drive, Yorktown, VA 23693.

Edwin H. Draper

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday October 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Amory Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the funeral home.

James Ray ‘JT’ Thomas

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Rodgers Purnell Green

A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 7, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 2101 Mark Pine Road, Hayes, VA. Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem United Methodist Church P.O. Box 185, 2101 Mark Pine Road, Bena, Virginia 23018 or to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Stephen Williams

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday September 16, 2017 at Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to his children, Savannah and Shane Williams directly into their accounts at Towne Bank or to Liberty Baptist Church Forward Fund.

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