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Scheduled Funerals

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.

Richard Edward Tucker

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with Military Honors. Interment will be at a later date in Albert G Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, Va.

Elizabeth L. Howard

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Peninsula Memorial. Memorials may be made to the York County Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA 23692. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Samir Joseph Abdennour

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Francis (Frank) H. Renner

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Mount Carmel Catholic Church. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service in the church social hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to your favorite charity. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Sandra F. Presson

A graveside service will be at Peninsula Memorial Park Tuesday August 13th at 12:00pm. Local arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Alyssa Nicole Guye

Yorktown, Va. – Alyssa Nicole Guye, 21, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 4, 2019. She is survived by her daughter, Adalyn Guye her parents, Gary and Dawn Guye her siblings, Katie, Jamie, Alexis, Ashlyn, Diana, Eddie and Samuel and companion Tommy Malone. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Nana. SharryBeck and her brother Clark Guye. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home. A celebration service will be held on Thursday at 3:00 PM at Northside Christian Church.

Francis Edlridge Rowe

A visitation with family and friends will be held Thursday, August 8, from 6-7:30pm at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Virginia. A Celebration of his life will follow on Friday, August 9 at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to; Gideon International N.N. Camp, PO Box 6373, Newport News, VA 23606.

Joyce Isabelle Taylor Ashton

The family will receive friends and family from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 5, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Funeral services will be held at Zion United Methodist Church, Seaford, 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 6. Interment will follow immediately in the church cemetery followed by a reception in the church social hall.
Memorial donations may be sent to Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 240, Seaford, VA 23696, “In Memory of Joyce Ashton.” Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Graf

Robert F. (Bob) Richardson

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 3rd at 2:00 PM at Wareham’s Pond Community Center in Kingsmill, 175 Wareham’s Pond Road. In Lieu of Flowers, gifts may be made to Latisha’s House, P.O. Box 5817 Williamsburg, VA 23188, or to Avalon Center, P.O. Box 6805 Williamsburg, VA 23188. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA

Gerald Ray Hopkins

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at Zion United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. David Magruder and Rev. Joe Carson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery followed by a reception in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 2109 Seaford Road, Seaford, Va. 23696. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

John M. Beard

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, Virginia

Jeff Dyer

A close family gathering will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown.

Douglas “Doug” MacArthur Dolezel

A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 4:00pm in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home at 410 Grafton Dr, Yorktown, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Doug’s memory to the American Red Cross (redcross.org).

Earl Dale Holland

A visitation will be held at Amory’s Funeral Home on Tuesday July 30th 2019 from 6-8 pm and the Funeral will be held Wednesday July 31, 2019 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to CHKD in honor of Dale and his love for children. The family would also like to express our deepest gratitude to Heather, Danielle, and Chanelle of the Riverside Hospice Team for the excellent care they provided for Dale.

Roscoe A. Gary

The family will begin receiving friends on Monday, July 29, 2019, at 11:00 am for visitation and luncheon at Liberty Baptist Church, 1021 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA, 23666, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Frances Nicosia Barron

A celebration of Frances’ life will be held Saturday, July 20th, 12 noon at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Hampton, VA. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Newport News, VA. Amory Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Geraldine J. Garner

Family will receive friends at Amory Funeral home in Yorktown Friday July 19th from 7 – 8 PM.
Funeral service will be held at Amory Funeral Home Chapel Saturday July 20th at 1pm and burial to follow at Peninsula Memorial Cemetery.
Family has asked that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to the Amory Funeral Home, P.O Box 1026, Grafton, Va. 23692.

Blake Daniel Smith

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10 am at Tabernacle United Methodist Church 831 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson, VA co-officiated by Reverend Brent Staul of Tabernacle UMC and Jonathan Dimanche local missions pastor at LibertyLive Church. Please feel free to wear casual attire. There will be a light reception immediately following in the social hall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation National Headquarters ATTN: Financial Operations 733 Third Avenue, Ste. 510 New York, NY 10017 or the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA. 23692. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Margarete Marianne Kelly

Margarete will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Her love and giving heart will be truly missed.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

John Cristopher (Cris) Schuszler

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, Virginia.

Lawrence John Hill

He will be laid to rest alongside his parents and other relatives at Holy Rosary Cemetery in Johnsonburg, PA on Saturday, July 13th. A local visitation will be held at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, VA on Tuesday, July 9th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Colonial National Historical Park in his memory.

Mary Gurd Davis

A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 11:00 in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home. Interment will be in Parklawn Memorial Park

Raymond D. Coffield, Sr.

A memorial service with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Community Bible Church, Newport News. Local arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Samuel Charles Worley

A memorial/wake service will be held at 7:30 pm on Friday, July 5, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.
A funeral mass will be held at Noon on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Yorktown. Family and friends will gather following the service at 1:30 pm at Jo and Mimma’s Restaurant in Yorktown.

Ruth Joyce Kacmarek

A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019 at NOON in Grafton Baptist Church. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.

Nelma K. Kiser

Visitation will be Monday July 1, 2019 from 6-7:30pm at Amory Funeral Home and Family Funeral Service will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 2pm at McCowan Chapel, North Hazel Mtn Rd, Dante, VA

Donald “Donnie” Robert Collins

Viewing will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from 6pm-8pm at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown, VA.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 2 pm at Grace Fellowship Church, 609 Aberdeen Rd., Hampton, VA.

Obdulia F. Torres

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3rd, at St. Jerome’s Church on 116 Denbigh Blvd. in Newport News, VA. A Catholic funeral mass will be led by Father Patrick Baffour-Akoto and Deacon Eric Palm with a reception to follow. The interment will take place at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA. at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Riverside Hospice Foundation; 12420 Warwick Blvd. Suite 6E; Newport News, VA 23606.

Lt. Col. Willard “Gene” Truskett

A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Arlington National Cemetery.

Virginia Turlington Rowe Wright

A visitation will be on Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 PM at Amory Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ruth Padon, officiating. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345 or cancer.org., or American Kidney Foundation 1-800-638-8299 or www.kidneyfund.org

Wendell Gale Ayers

A memorial “get-together” to celebrated Wendell’s life will be held on Sunday June 30, at 1:00pm in the Carriage House at the Watermen’s Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Virginia Turlington Rowe Wright

Virginia Turlington Rowe Wright, 99, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019. A funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home.

Alisha Antoinette Cellinesi-Schultz

Friends and family are invited to gather for a funeral service on June 30, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Amory Funeral Home Chapel, 410 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, Virginia 23692.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations in “Memory of Alisha” may be made to: Amory Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1026, Grafton, Va., 23692.

Tiffany Ann Morgan

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday June 26, 2019, in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Amory Funeral Home from 12:30 to 1:30 prior to the graveside service.

William (Bill) Willoughby

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Grafton Baptist Church, 5440 George Washington Memorial Highway, Grafton, VA 23692. Dress is casual but appropriate.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Robert Harold Krause

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 22 at Resurrection Luteran Church and School. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Resurrection Lutheran Church and School, 765 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Marion Janette Beasley

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 17, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Grafton Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Bonnie Lee (Maupin) Ashburn

A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, June 22nd at Yorkminster Presbyterian Church (6218 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23692) followed by a brief reception. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, or to a charity of your choosing.”

Alice Rose Harbison Hansford

The funeral will be held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Zion United Methodist Church, Seaford and burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, Peninsula North Gideon Group, PO Box 6373, Newport News, VA 23606 or Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC. 28201. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Valerie Jean Gallagher

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St Joan of Arc, the church mom so loved.

Joyce Lockamon Collins

A funeral service will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Providence United Methodist Church with burial to follow in church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at her residence. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Kenneth Randal Pritchard

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 7:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM in the Mausoleum chapel at Peninsula Memorial Park on Sunday June 9, 2019.

Larry Dale Stauty

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Olivet Christian Church. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to vva.org (Vietnam Veterans Association). Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Deborah Jean Scaturico

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 PM and Friday from 2-4 PM in Amory Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 6:00 PM on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, VA.
Memorials may be made to the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 21301 S. Tamiami Trail Ste 320 PMB 226, Estero, FL. 33928.

K. Roger (Red) Bean

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church 38 Hoopes Road, Newport News. A reception will follow the service. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Ruth Mae Garland Duley

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Crooks Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Lisa Barbery officiating. An Eastern Star Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, June 7, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, at the funeral home. Interment will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 10, at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

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