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Scheduled Funerals

Joy Wallace

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 300 Ella Taylor Road Yorktown, VA 23692 or York County Fire & Life Safety, 301 Goodwin Neck Road Yorktown, VA 23692 in Joy Wallace’s memory.
Due to Covid, a memorial service will be held at a future date.

Barbara A. Keefe

Her memorial service will be Saturday January 22, 2022 at One o’clock p.m. The service will be at Amory Funeral home, 410 Grafton Drive Grafton Va 23692. There will be a one hour visitation with Family and Friends after the service at the Funeral home.
The family request any memorial donations in lieu of flowers be sent to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, P. O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101

Marvin “Woody” Wood

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, January
24, 2022 in Albert G Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Suffolk Va, Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Ritchie Virginia Smith

A memorial service will be held at Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM. Masks are required.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home.

Jay Andrew Horton

There will be a memorial service in the spring with military honors, with a date forthcoming. Jay had a heart for the homeless. Memorial contributions may be made in Jay’s memory to the Peninsula Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter, in Newport News, Virginia.
The family would like to thank you for your prayers and your outpouring of support.

Charles Joseph Lagillier

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 9, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, VA.

Yasmeen Warden

Memorial service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 902 Denbigh Blvd, Newport News Saturday 11am. Graveside service will follow at Hampton Veterans Memorial Gardens.
Please inform others who may have known her as she had lost her contacts during her sickness.

Irene Shirley Hoopes

A service will be held at Denbigh Presbyterian Church Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2pm. Please send flowers and/or donations to Denbigh Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Claudine Floretta Jones

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, January 10, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, Va.

Anne Carroll Gardner Gibson

A memorial service is being planned for a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 2109 Seaford Road, Seaford, VA, 23696

Tommy Curtis Steele

A service to be held at a later date when determined will be posted at amoryfuneralhome.com

Johnny Arthur Gandee

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 2:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel.
There will be a graveside service to be held on Sunday, May 29, 2022 in Fairview Cemetery, Ripley, West Virginia

Marcell W. Moore

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends on one hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorial may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

Dr. Gregorio R. de los Santos

Services to celebrate his life will be conducted by Pastor David Price at Grafton Baptist Church on December 27, 2021 at 1:30PM. Visitation will be held beginning 12:30PM prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grafton Baptist Church, 5440 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23692. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Mary Owens Walker

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:45 am at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Peninsula Rescue Mission at www.prm.info.

Catherine Phillip

A full funeral Mass will take place at the convenience of the family in the Spring, in Danville PA, and she will be buried next to her husband in nearby Elysburg. Her family will then celebrate her life at a treasured location: The Pine Barn Inn in Danville.
In lieu of flowers, if you would like to honor Catherine’s memory, please donate to any Hospice facility in your local area. They have been a blessing to us during both our parents’ deaths.

Franklin Lee Gootee

Frank will be cremated and no services are planned. However, please consider a memorial donation to the Animal Charity of your choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Jo Richmond

Memorial service will be held at 10am on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Yorktown, VA with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you send donations to Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 2676 Hayes Road Hayes, Va. 23072. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

James D. Brewer

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia District Exchange Clubs Foundation, 5604 Cold Harbor Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111; or the York County Food Closet, 300 Ella Taylor Rd., Yorktown, VA 23692.
Services will be private.

Julie Ann Barker

Anyone whose life was touched by Julie is invited to the chapel at Parklawn Memorial Park in Hampton, VA for a service on Monday, December 20th, 2021 at 10am. A private viewing for family and friends will be held on Sunday, December 19th, 2021 from 6-8pm at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, VA. Services will be administered by Amory Funeral Home, and lead by family pastor, Dr. Chris McMillan. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to The American Lung Association in her honor. If you wish to share photos or memories of Julie, you can join the following Facebook group page: www.facebook.com/groups/rememberingjuliebarker

Doris York Dean

There will be a private memorial service held at a later date.

David Miller Landgraf

The funeral service will be on Sunday, December 19 at 10:15 in the Parish Hall at Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown.

Joyce Ann Hicks

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 14th from 6 pm-8 pm at Amory Funeral Home and 10 am-11 am at Providence United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 at Providence United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Following the committal service, a reception will be held in the church social hall.

Jane Tate Kerwood

A service in Jane’s memory will be held at Amory Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, December 15th at 6pm.

William “Tommy” Thomas Holland, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 13, 2021 in Smith Memorial Baptist Church with burial to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday starting at the 12:30 PM at the church.

Earline Virginia Gilbert Barry

A funeral service will be held at 6:00 PM on Saturday December 11, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in Parklawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Joan Morris Gilbert

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Providence United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to Providence United Methodist Church, 113 Old Dare Road. Yorktown, Va. 23692. Arrangements can be sent to Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Stephen Roy Harmeson

Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 PM on Friday December 10, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the American cancer society. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Carolyn Jane Hovis

The family will receive friends at Amory Funeral Home on Thursday, December 9th from 7 to 9pm. A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, December 11th at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in Kingsport, TN. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Salvatore Julius Bavuso

A visitation will be held at Amory Funeral Home on Saturday, December 4th from 2-4pm, and a graveside service will be held at Parklawn Memorial Park on Sunday, December 5th at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 118 Old York Hampton Highway, Yorktown, Va. 23692.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Joyce Riddick Layden

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 7th, at 2:00 p.m. in Eureka Baptist Church, 1601 NC Highway 32 North, Corapeake, NC, and will be conducted by the Rev. Cameron Currin. The burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at Corapeake Country Restaurant immediately following the service.
Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, is handling arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.

Robert “Bob” Earl Doerr

The family will be receiving friends on December 3rd for visitation at 10am and service at 11am, both at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown. Burial will be December 13th, 11am at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk. In lieu of flowers, we ask you to consider donating blood at the American Red Cross.

Daryl Christopher Limneos

A service to celebrate Daryl’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with Military Honors. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. There will be a reception 3:00PM Transportation Lodge 337, 128 Deep Creek Road, Newport News, Virginia 23606

Jerry Lee Kendle

The family will receive visitors at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, Virginia, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 30th. A visitation will also be held on Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 to 11:00 am with a memorial service starting at 11:00 am at Rest Haven Funeral Home in Hagerstown Maryland, a committal graveside service with military honors will be performed. The family wishes to extend a special Thank You to Jerry’s “fleet” of doctors, nurses, and care-givers, and for the outpouring of support from our neighbors and friends throughout his illness. Well-loved and not forgotten, we shall meet again

Patricia M. Higgins

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

James Moye Clark

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA. The family requests any gifts be in the form of donations to The Hospice House and Support Care of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

Frances Isabelle Hughes

Our family wishes to invite you to her Celebration of Life at Bethel Baptist Church, 1004 Yorktown Road, Yorktown, Va. 23693 on Wednesday. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., and her service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News.
Should you wish to wish to honor our mother’s memory, thank you in advance for donations in any amount to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7358 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061

Joseph Allen Wise

The family will host a visitation on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:30PM at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s memory to the National Parents Organization at: www.sharedparenting.org.

Dorothy Laura Flanagan

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 13, 2021in Amory Funeral Home Chapel.

John Lincoln Shipley

A Celebration of Life will be held at Coastal Church 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown, VA US 23693 on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 12:00pm.

Frances F. Barber

Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday November 9, 2021 at Amory Funeral Home located at 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, VA. Phone # 757-8985722
There will be NO graveside attendance or ceremony at the cemetery and will be a closed casket at the memorial.

Anastasius Jack Georgalas

A Trisagion service will be held Sunday, November 7 at 6:00pm at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. A funeral service will be held at the church Monday, November 8 at 11:30am with burial immediately following at Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Gloria Walker Rose

A viewing will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4th, 2021, between the hours of 2pm-4pm at Amory’s Funeral Home in Grafton, VA.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Diabetes Association.

Edward D. Upchurch

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA with Rev. Chris Cuthbertson officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the funeral home. Interment will be held in Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, VA following the service.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Seaford Christian Church, 1709 Seaford Rd, Seaford, VA 23696.

Anthony Sambuchi

Visitation will be held at Amory Funeral Home Monday, October 25, from 4-7pm and a funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 26, at 1pm at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church

Jacqueline “Jackie” Marie Elliott

A celebration of her life with family and friends will be held at her daughter’s home. Please bring a dish and a story to tell. In lieu of flowers, donations to Jackie’s medical expenses can be made at gofundme.com/f/JME-memorial Call 757-784-1108 for more information on dates and times. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Raeford Clark Freeman

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, October 25, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.

Dan Semore Leonard

A graveside service with full military honors was held in Salem, Virginia. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Michael William Smith

Service will be private.
Donations can be made in Michael’s memory to York County Little League, P.O. Box 1730, Yorktown, VA 23692 or American Kidney Fund, 11912 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD. 20852.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Violet May Nolen

Service will be private
When tomorrow starts without me, Don’t think we’re far apart, For every time you think of me I’ll always be right here in your heart.

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