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Scheduled Funerals

Edsel R. Nickell

A service will be held for both Edsel and Della at a later date in Fairborn, Ohio.

Frank E. Simmons

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Peninsula SPCA (757-595-1399) in Newport News, VA or Poquoson Animal Welfare -Sanctuary (757-868-1379) are appreciated.

Ann Hardy Ingle Elksnin

A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 21 at Grace Church in Yorktown. Burial will be in Grace Church Cemetery. A reception will follow in the parish hall.

Robert “Bobby” Ellis Stokes, Jr.

A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, November 11th from 2-5 pm. We chose to honor his life on Veterans Day, as he was proud to have served our great nation. A private graveside service will take place at a later date with his close family. As Bobby would want a huge celebration, everyone is welcome to attend. Please dress casually and comfortably; maybe wear something black in his honor. Feel free to bring something to eat, drink and most importantly bring lots of laughter and celebration in memory of this wonderful man. Please email stokestradition@nullgmail.com for the location or any information regarding his Celebration of Life.

Captain John Alexander Hanna, Jr.

Visitation at Amory’s, Thursday 6-8
Funeral at St Joan of Arc, Friday 1pm burial to follow and reception at the Hampton Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the CNU Sailing Foundation or the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Patricia Teague Sparrer

The family will receive friends at 1:30 on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in the afternoon at Zion United Methodist Church in Seaford Virginia. Her service will be at 3:00. A reception will follow in the social hall.

Franklin “Frank” Daniel Hoage

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Kenneth Waclo. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers donations be made to the fund set up for his great grandsons after the death of their father and his grandson “Daniel” Made out to Linette Lancaster or Tad Hoage, 5576 Riverview Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. (In memo please put DHCF or Children’s Fund) or donate to charity of your choice.

Tyron C. Robinson

Yorktown, Va. – Tyron C. Robinson, 72, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Lillie and his children, Angela, Marc and Stephen. Service will be private. Amory Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruby C. Walker

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Norman Rush. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to Riverside Hospice Care, 12420 Warwick Blvd.,Suite 6E, Newport News, Va., 23606

LNCS Stacey Renee Mincey

A memorial service will be held at NOON on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Open Door Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, 105 E. Cummings Ave, Hampton. Local Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Dr. William T. Green

A visitation will be held at Amory Funeral Home on Thursday, October 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The funeral will be Friday, October 25 at 11:00 AM Orcutt Baptist Church in Newport News, followed by a graveside service at Peninsula Memorial Cemetery. There will be a reception at James River Country Club following the graveside service.

Elva Lee Trent

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm at Parklawn Memorial Park in Hampton, VA. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Betty Lou Southard

Her service will be at Amory Funeral Home on Friday October 25, 2019. Visitation will be at 3:00 followed by the service at 4:00. Rev. Richard Ford will be officiating.

William “Bill” Martin

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Noon in Providence United Methodist Church. Interment will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.
In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged in Bill’s name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research https://www.michaeljfox.org/donate

Jack H. Thompson

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church, 38 Hoopes Rd, Newport News, VA 23692 at 11 am, with a reception immediately following the service. Internment will take place at a later date.

Betty Jean Hudson

A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, October 18, 2019 in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Echols officiating. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Catherine Fabian Weismann

The family will receive family members and friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, October 17, at the Amory Funeral Home located in Grafton. A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 am Saturday, October 19, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home.

Raymond Alvin Glenn

A memorial service with Military Honors will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private at a later date.

Margaret D. Wilson

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday October 15, 2019 at NOON in Providence United Methodist Church and interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Providence United Methodist Church, 113 Old Dare Road, Yorktown, VA. 23692.

Jess Leano Argarin

The family will receive friends Saturday, October 19 from 2 pm – 6 pm at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA. He will be honored and laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Carolyn Anne Hogg

Memorial services will be held at Grafton Baptist Church, Dare Road, Yorktown, at 1:30pm on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Frederick Russell Miller, III

A celebration of life will be held at Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave. Yorktown, VA 23693, at 12:00 p.m Saturday, October 12, 2019. A reception will follow from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Rd. Newport News, VA 23606.
Memorials can be made to the Peninsula Rescue Mission, 3700 Huntington Ave. Newport News, VA 23607 or the HRADA Youth Automotive Training Program, 484 Viking Dr. Suite 151 Virginia Beach, VA 23452.

Bobby Joe “BJ” DeCoursey

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday October 1st at St Joan of Arc Church Catholic Church in Yorktown at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends beginning at noon in the church. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters in Norfolk Va. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton,

Janice Bordeaux

Jan’s friends and family are invited to drop by her favorite place in all the world, her home in Edgehill, between 6 and 8 PM on October 3, to share memories. In lieu of flowers, she requested that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by a Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Becky Forbes Crossett

A funeral service will be held October 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Zion Methodist Church, 2109 Seaford Road, Seaford, VA 23696. The family requests that you bring your own Baka story to share at the service, or send your best Baka memory to kcrossett@nullgmail.com so it can be read privately by the family and saved as a memorial to her life.
In lieu of flowers, please spend the time to make someone’s life better with a kind word or action. The butterflies and eagles will be watching. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Jake George Zalumas

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, September 23, 2019, at Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church. Interment will be private in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Barbara Ann Wilson Hogge

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Providence United Methodist Church.

Robert Lee Brandt, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 16, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be private.

Sara Phelps Mitchell

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, September 16, 2019, in Peninsula Memorial Park. For more information go to amoryfuneralhome.com.

Darrell W. Warren, Sr.

Family will be receiving guests on Thursday, 12 September, 6-8 pm at Zion United Methodist Church, Seaford. Memorial service will be held on Friday, 13 September at 1 pm at Zion. Reception at the Church to immediately follow. The family welcomes donations to Zion United Methodist Church in lieu of flowers.

Kirsten Louise Farr

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 3:00pm in St. Mark Lutheran Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23692. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Sheila Campbell

A celebration of life will be held at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 4:00pm. Sheila was a generous person that would give anyone anything they needed. In her memory, please donate to Breast Cancer Awareness, c/o Here For The Girls, ATTN Victoria Riley, 1309 Jamestown Road, Suite 204, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Stephen Dwayne Burgess

The family will receive friends Sunday Sept. 8 from 2pm to 4pm at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown, VA. A graveside service will follow at a later date in Rocky Mount, NC.

Reginald “Reggie” L. Dryden

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Amory Funeral Home.

Robert Franklin Mitchem

Celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church.
The family request, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made in his name to the Lackey Clinic or the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Linda A. Burcher

The family will have a celebration of her life on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 3pm at St Mark Lutheran Church, located at 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy, Yorktown, VA.

Robert Dawson McClure

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 7, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home.

Dorothy B. White

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with burial to following Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

May Chyong (Nancy) Tseng

A memorial service to celebrate Nancy will be held on September 14, 2019, 3 pm, at the Peninsula Chinese Baptist Church (3800 George Washington Memorial Highway). Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Wiliam “Bill” Rogers Reed, Sr.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6-8pm at Amory Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will be conducted on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Following the service friends are invited to join the family at his daughter’s home, 306 Water Fowl Drive in Yorktown.

Harvey Godfrey McComb

A memorial Service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, August 31 at Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, 6218 George Washington Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Yorkminster Music Ministry or a favorite charity.

Charlotte Donadio Fernandez

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 31, 2019 in Grafton Christian Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to Grafton Christian Church, 109 Brick Church Road, Yorktown, Va. 23692 Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Betty Wolcott Appel

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Davis Buckner Wright

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to your local Red Cross or an animal shelter of your choice.

Helen Harrell Lewis

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 31, 2019, in Faison Cemetery, Faison, North Carolina.

Robert Calvin Tiernan

The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA. Interment will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.

Elisa A. Wharton

Service will be private.
Memorial donation may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959

Matthew James Zupko

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial may be made to Amory Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1026, Grafton, VA. 23692

Robert Douglas Davidson

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church, Cook Road, Yorktown, Va. 23692.

Elizabeth “Liz” Ann Hogge

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the York Baptist Temple, 319 Dare Road, Yorktown, Va. 23692.

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