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Scheduled Funerals

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.

Herman Ray Berry

All who knew and loved Herman are invited to a memorial service at the Zion Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Annie Laurie Brinson Kirby

Services will be held privately with family and friends.

Teresa Osma Randolph

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown, VA. Burial will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Monticello outside Charlottesville, VA. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Macular Degeneration Society – https://www.macular.org/.

Theodore “Ted” Thompson

A Celebration of Life will be held later in the future when it will be possible for Ted’s family and friends to gather to celebrate his life. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Stanley W. Tkach

Services will be held on Thursday at 1:00 PM at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St.Luke’s United Methodist Church 300Ella Taylor Rd., Yorktown, Va. 23692

Margie Eugene Wright

We thank you for being such a good wife, sister, mother, mother-in-law, aunt, cousin, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. We miss you already. May you rest in the loving arms of Jesus until we meet again.
There will be a small, private memorial service for family members at Amory Funeral Home.

John “Jack” David Zuskin

A funeral liturgy will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, VA by Deacon Eric Palm. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Donald “Donnie” Eugene Shields

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 6, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown VA. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 7 at 1:30 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church, 2019 Seaford Rd., Seaford VA. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, VA.

Karen Jeannette Leach

The family will receive friends at Amory Funeral Home, on Friday October 1, 2021 from 6 to 8 PM. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday October 2,2021 at Menchville Baptist Church with reception following. A Service and burial will take place in New York. Local Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Ida Armel

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 in Hampton Memorial Gardens.

John H. Hall

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at 10am at Coastal Church in Yorktown. The service celebrating John’s life will begin at 11am followed by a graveside service. The Family would like to thank the staff of The Newport, The Huntington and Riverside 5 East for the compassionate care provided to John during his stay. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Coastal Church. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Patricia Renee Salisbury Davis

A memorial service will be held for Patricia at a later date and arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home.

William Robert (Bob) Noack

Visitors are welcome to drop by Steve and Sara’s home on Sunday September 26, 2021 from 2-4pm.

Newell Hause (Bubbs) Blayton, Jr.

Newell was preceded in death by his father Newell H Blayton Sr., h
Visitation will be held Saturday September 25th from 2-5 PM at Darby Funeral Home in Canton, GA. Funeral services will be held at Darby Funeral Home as well at 1PM on Sunday September 26th with burial following at the Macedonia Memorial Park.
Reception will follow at Las Palmas restaurant in Macedonia, GA.

Alexander Richard Hill

Service will be private with burial in Montana. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Nan Lintz Patterson

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 to 8 pm in Amory Funeral Home. The service will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm in Amory Funeral Home with interment to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

Jeffrey Allen Lord

A Celebration of Life will be held later in the Fall when it will be possible for Jeff’s family and friends to gather to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jeff’s memory to Lab Rescue of the Potomac, P.O. Box 1814, Annandale, VA 22003 (lab-rescue.org), the First United Methodist Church of Northville, 301 S. Main St., Northville, NY 12134, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Evelyn May Thomas

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends follow the service. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home.

Adam Jason Rose

A Celebration of Life for Adam will be held Friday, September 10 from 4-6pm on the back lawn of the James River Country Club. The family has requested that donations be made to 4 Paws Animal Rescue in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are being made by Amory Funeral Home.

Felton Edward Johnson

A memorial service to celebrate Felton’s life will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, VA.

John Harris Crumpler

A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Contributions in John’s honor may be made to the Peninsula Food Bank, 2401 Aluminum Avenue, Hampton, VA 23661. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

CMSGT Mark Flockhart, Ret. USAF

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial may be made to Grafton Christian Church, 109 Brick Church Road, Yorktown, Va. 23692.

C. Buddy Howle, Jr.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM in Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5 to 7 in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va. For full obit go to amoryfuneralhome.com

Joseph H. (Jack) Wilburn

The family will receive friends on Thursday September 2, 2021 from 6 to 8 PM in Amory Funeral Home.
A funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday morning at 9:30 AM in the funeral home. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 PM in Riverview Cemetery Richmond, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to charity of your choice.

Edna “lee” Noack

A memorial service with the family is scheduled at 10am Friday September 3rd with a reception immediately following at Faith Fellowship 112 Schoolhouse Lane Williamsburg Va. 23188. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Samaritans Purse Boxes. Please see WEBSITE HERE for the complete obituary for Lee.

John Peyton “Jack” Jacobs

There will be a graveside service at Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News, Virginia on Friday, September 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Donations in Jack’s memory may be made to a charity of your choosing.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Virginia.

Leslie F. Croswell

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Piedmont Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 816, Farmville, Virginia 23901.

Richard N. Lanzendorf

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Louise Estelle East Bohlinger

A gathering time will be held Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Bethel Baptist Church (1004 Yorktown Rd, Yorktown, VA 23693) at 11 am Visitation and 12 (noon) funeral, and committal/burial at the Albert G. Horton Veterans Memorial Cemetery (5310 Milners Road, Suffolk, VA 23434) at 3 pm.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to: Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary 33 (mail address: P.O. Box 364, Crozet, VA 22932). Or to Disabled American Veterans Chapter 13 or to Disabled American Veterans Unit 13 or to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 824, or Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 824 (mailing address at: 1700 George Washington Memorial Highway, Suite E, Yorktown VA 23693). Or the Virginia Choral Society at https://vachoralsociety.org/how-you-can-support-vcs/contribution-form/.
Truly an angel dressed in her favorite veridian and dappled with gemstones, with a heart that glimmered just as much. She will continue to be loved and missed by all that she has ever touched.

Helen Virginia Pierce

A funeral service will be held at 1:30PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 7 pm at the funeral home.

Emily A. Wagner

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, August 30, 2021, in Peninsula Memorial Park by Rev. Dennis Worsham. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Chris Gross

The family suggests memorial remembrances be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Suite 202C, Atlanta, GA 30047 USA; the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 3605, Williamsburg, VA. 23187; or the Lackey Free Clinic, 1620 Old Williamsburg Rd, Yorktown, VA 23690.
A celebration of Chris’s life will be announced at a later date.

Craig William Wilson

There will be a Celebration of Craig’s life on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12 o’clock at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown, VA 23692.

Joseph J. Hogge

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his name to the Providence United Methodist Cemetery Fund. Joe’s final Services and Celebration of Life will be at the Church on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. After the Service, burial for Joe and Barbara will be in the Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery. Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, Virginia is in charge of all arrangements.

Linda Nason Spruill

Linda was a woman of great integrity and a firm believer in doing what is right. Her family asks that to honor her memory, please pay it forward and help those in need. There are no memorial services scheduled at this time.

Marjorie Ann Ferguson

Family will be having a celebration of life for their Mom and Grammy at the family home Sunday at 1pm. Donations can be made to the American Heart or Stroke foundations in her memory.

Jean M. Yokum

There will be a celebration of Jean’s life at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson, VA, 23662, on Saturday, August 21, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Sally Helen Hanson

There will be a Celebration of Life on Wednesday, August 25, at 6 PM, at Armory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, Va. She will be laid to rest at Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorial donations can be sent to Alzheimer’s Association.

Martha Robins Maclay

There will be a graveside service for immediate family at Abingdon Church in White Marsh, Virginia. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7358 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061, or to a charity of your choosing.

Grace Elizabeth Keeter King

A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, August 20, at the Main Mausoleum in Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, Va. 23606.
Thanks to M. Parker, Grace’s caregiver for 7 years. She imagined herself as a “foster granddaughter”.
Heartfelt thanks to Heartland Hospice for their amazing compassion and comfort for 3 years. Because of their kindness and care, the grief journey has been filled with grace, safety, and resilience. Weekly visits from Angela, Head CNA, were always fun and special.
Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, VA, is in charge.

Norman Benjamin Bernstein

The family would like to thank the staff at Commonwealth Senior Living for their support and kindness during Norman’s final days.
Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of Norman’s favorite charities: The Union Mission Ministries or the Peninsula Rescue Mission.

Raymond Alfred James Gilley

At Raymond’s request he will be cremated and there will be no services.
For those wishing to honor his memory you may make donations to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, Virginia 23601.

Doris Summerfield Jamison

A Funeral service will be held at Amory Funeral Home (masks required) at 7:30 pm on Friday August 20t, viewing can be attended at 6:00. Interment will be private on Saturday at 11:00.

Kimberly Ann Vollman

A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 19th from 7-8 p.m. at Amory Funeral Home. A service will follow at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 20th at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA.

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