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Scheduled Funerals

Carl Carter

Memorial service will be at later date. In lieu of flowers make donations to the Alzheimer’s Associatio225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Local Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Mamie Rose Willett

A private graveside service will be held in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorial Donations may be made to the York County Fire Dept., P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA 23692. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Gregory Ross Goble

A private memorial service for family and EDL co-workers will be conducted by the Reverend Scott Baker and held at EDL on Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm. Due to COVID, a zoom link is available upon request for those who would like to view the service. Please email pam@nulledli.com for the link. A private service for family will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Darleen Fletcher

Thank you to Morningside of Newport News for caring and loving on her these last three years. Also to her loving Home Helper aids.
Darleen will be cremated and a celebration of life will be at a later date.
If you’d like to give to her memorial, it is: Epworth United Methodist Church, 2447 Ave. B, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Robert “Bob” Folstad, Jr.

A memorial service will be held near Hopkins, MN at a later date when gatherings can be safely conducted. Local arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown, Va.

John Henry Dickens

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 315 Harris Grove Lane, Yorktown, VA 23692. All who attend are required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.

Dolores Wilson (Finney) Speight

The family welcomes you to a walk-through visitation at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA on Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 4:00-7:00pm. Masks will be required. A Celebration of Life and Mass will be held at St. Bede’s Catholic Church in Williamsburg, VA on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. A private eulogy will begin 15 minutes before the Mass service. Masks and social distancing requirements will be upheld. Due to restrictions, a reception will not follow the Mass. The family will hold a larger event at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to JDRF in her memory. You may address donations to JDRF to the following address; JDRF Mid-Atlantic 1400 K Street NW, Suite 1200 Washington DC 20005.

Lynn Carlton Bates

Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown will host services this Saturday at 2:00 PM with visitation at 1:00 PM. A military graveside service will be held at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk on Tuesday, January 12 at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Virginia Veterans Services Foundation at virginiaveteransservicesfoundation.org or the Ft. Eustis Army Transportation Museum Foundation at atmfoundation.org.

Robert James Grindstaff

A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to Covid concerns. The family request donations to any charity in Robert’s memory in lieu of flowers.

Crystal Elizabeth West

A graveside service will be private. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 5th from 6:00 to 7:00pm in Amory Funeral Home. Due to the Covid19 virus everyone will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Joe Calvin Best, Sr.

A private memorial service was held on Sunday, January 3, 2021in Amory Funeral Home Chapel

Michael Via Joyce

The family will be forever grateful for the compassion showed to them by the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety and the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. Services will be private. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

June Betty Pitcher

The family will receive friends on Thursday January 7, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 in Amory Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 1:00 Pm in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Seaford.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, Florida 33607 or to or to Zion United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 240, Seaford, Va., 23696

John Robert “Bobby” Soles

The family would like to thank the caregivers on the Piedmont Memory Care Unit at The Gardens at Warwick Forest for their kindness and love.
Services will be private. Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 358 McLaws Circle Williamsburg, VA 23185 or a charity of your choice.

Mary Jo F. Smith

Service will be private. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

June Rose Bundy Cannon

A family service will be held Saturday January 2, 2021 at 11 AM with the Reverend Esther Agbosu officiating. The family is being served by Amory Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in June Cannon’s memory to the Salvation Army. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Linda Lucy Sweat Neel

A memorial service will be held on January 5 at Amory’s Funeral Home at 7pm. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to The Foundation for Alcohol Research.

Janet Hilda Bunde

After cremation, her ashes will be interned at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Peninsula Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) c/o Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601, Phone: (757) 933-8900, or online at www. peninsulaspca.org. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, VA 23692 and online condolences may be shared at www.amoryfuneralhome.com.

Charles T. Reed, Sr.

A private service will be held for the immediate family.
The family is so grateful for the love and support Charles and the entire family has received from the members of Community Bible Church. They have been devoted to Charles and lifted him in prayer throughout the past years of poor health. We are especially grateful to Dr. Paul Titus for his unwavering friendship and support. Also to David Lively who always made sure Charles always had a ride to Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Community Bible Church, 633 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601.

Mary Allen “Mammie” Rutkowski

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in Rosewell Memorial Garden.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.
Per her request, everyone is asked to dress in casual everyday attire.

Marjorie Elise Archuleta

A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, January 12, 11 a.m., at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 116 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, Va. Marjorie will rest with her beloved husband David at Riverside National Cemetery in California.

Barbara Ann Johnson Sykes

There will be a celebration of Barbara’s life on Saturday, January 2, 2020 at 1:00pm at Yorktown Baptist Church in Yorktown, VA. Pastor Mark Boyd will be officiating the service. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, all guests will be required to wear a face mask and maintain social distancing. The service will also be live streamed on Facebook. You can go to Yorktown Baptist Church; Yorktown VA Facebook page and the live stream will begin a few minutes before the 1pm service. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting all monetary donations be sent to Yorktown Baptist Church at 237 Nelson Street Yorktown, VA 23690 in memory of Barbara Sykes.

Chantal Hoffman Stanley

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 19, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Ollie “Mae” Jones Hall

The family will receive friends, Monday December 21st at 11am at Coastal Community Church in Yorktown.
The service celebrating Mae’s life will begin at 12noon followed by a graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Full Circle Ministry at Coastal Community Church.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Eva L. Garner

There will be a private funeral service. Eva’s internment will be at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA.
Remembrances may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Eva.

Grace Porrello

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday December 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Yorktown. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the mass.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Williamsburg Branch Office, 213 McLaws Circle, Suite 2-B, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Janice DeHart Kibler

No funeral services are being planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Stroke Association in her name.

Marianne Fulton Johnson

A graveside service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, VA on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers her wishes are that donations be given to Grace Episcopal Church and/or Blue Ridge Border Collie Rescue (BRBCR.org). Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Lilly Dalke Moller

The family will receive friends on Thursday December 3, 2020 from 1-2 in Amory Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at 3:00 PM in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Bruce Saxe Utne

A memorial service will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Mary Jo Goens Hogge

Services will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Ruby Mae Diehl

Service Private.
In Lieu of flowers, donations to The Alzheimer’s Association of America or The American Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

John J. Bernardo

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Marvin Gerald Sutton

There will be no funeral but a small gathering for the immediate family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to East African Outreach, the missionary organization that his daughter Jerilyn White serves with in Uganda. www.eastafricanoutreach.com or P.O. BOX 573 Dryden, VA 24243.

Delma Arlett Erdman

A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in Peninsula Memorial Park. Mask and social distancing will be required.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Peninsula Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 377, Newport News, VA 23607 or Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA. 23601

Marian L. Thome

Marian L. Thome, 89, of Yorktown went home to be with Jesus on November 10, 2020.
A private service will be held at St. Lukes, UMC on Tuesday November 17th at 1 pm. the service will be live streamed on St. Lukes website: stlukesyorktown.org.

Deborah Sue Jones

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held Monday, November 16, 2020 at 12 Noon in Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk
Before entering the building or cemetery, masks are required as well as social distancing.

David Dale Kershner

You can pay your respects to Mr. Kershner at Amory Funeral Home Thursday, November 12 from 3-6 pm and his funeral service will be Friday, November 13th, at 1:00 pm in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Grafton Christian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Grafton Christian Church, 109 Brick Church Rd, Yorktown, VA. 23692.

Leonard “Butter” Odell Harris

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday in Amory Funeral Home.

Sandra Voncille Waldron

Her family will be holding her memorial, and military honors ceremony on her birthday, Veteran’s Day, Wednesday November 11th, 2020, at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel

Boyd Curtis Soles

Services will take place at Amory Funeral Home on Thursday, November 12th, 2020 @ 1:30pm. The family will receive visitors 1 hour prior to the service. Burial at Peninsula Memorial Park will follow the services. Before entering the building, masks are required as well as social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests considering donations in his memory to the American Heart Association or the Farmer’s Hunt Club, c/o Paul Rogers 34535 Warrique Road Wakefield, Virginia 23888.

Larry Wayne Brown

A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM.

Lt. Col. John E. Kelly

A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday November 10, 2020 in Arlington National Cemetery

Joy Gunson Phillips

Private services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joy’s memory to the Yorktown Preservation Society (PO Box 405, Yorktown VA 23690), the Watermen’s Museum (PO Box 519, Yorktown, VA 23690) or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Captain Charles F. Noll

A funeral mass will be held at 12:45 PM on Thursday March 11, 2021 in the Post Chapel, Fort Myers and interment to follow in Arlington National Cemetery

Steven Copeland Rowe

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday October 23, 2020 at the funeral home with burial to follow in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Seaford, Va. Mask and social distancing will be required to be worn at all times during the visitation and Funeral.
Memorials may be made to the SPCA, J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, Va. 23601.

Jennifer Dare Jennings

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday October 25, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, Va. Interment will be held at a later date.

Dorothy Smith Reed

The family will receive friends on Monday starting at 12:30 with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 PM October 12, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at a later date in Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, VA. Masks are required at the service as well as social distancing.
Memorials may be made to CHKD, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, Va. 23507. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home.

Ernest Glenn Moeser

A service will be held at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, Saturday October 7th, before cremation and internment in Zelienople. Donations can be made to English Lutheran Church, Zelienople. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Sargent Gale Jones

He will be cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to any charity in his name.

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