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Scheduled Funerals

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.

Col. Steven J. Reandeau

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday February 4, 2021 in Arlington National Cemetery.

Donald Edwin Wiggins

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 10, 2020, in Seaford Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the family request contributions to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Jerry Allen Williams

Due to COVID 19 safety precautions, A private funeral mass will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be private. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Sarah (Sally) Morse Snyder

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a contribution to The Bargain Box operated by the York County Volunteer Association, P.O. Box 1206, Yorktown, VA 23692, where she volunteered for many years.
There will be a memorial service on Friday, October 9th, at 2 PM at Yorkminster Presbyterian Church. The service will be livestreamed on the church’s website, Yorkminsterpc.org and Facebook page. Burial will be at Peninsula Memorial Park on Saturday, October 10th, at 11AM.
The family would like to thank the healthcare workers at York Convalescent Center for 13 ½ years of care. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Kathryn Hidinger

A memorial service and interment of ashes will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, Virginia, at a later date. To honor Kathryn’s memory, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charitable organization of your choice. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Jack Judson Hatfield

A memorial service will be held at Calvary Reformed Presbyterian Church, 403 Whealton Rd., Hampton, VA 23666 on Saturday October 3rd, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. A reception will be at the church after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Calvary Reformed Presbyterian Church Operations or Building Fund, 403 Whealton Rd., Hampton, VA 23666.

Julie Dryden Lee Brooks

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Saturday, October 3, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Joel.

Una May Shurtleff

A Celebration of Life with be held at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown on Saturday October 3 at 1:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, Miss Una requests that donations be sent to St Mark Lutheran Church. Gifts given in her honor will be divided equally between St Mark Lutheran Church and the VCE FCS Family Focus Program. Checks can be made payable to St Mark Lutheran Church and mailed to 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy. Yorktown, VA 23692.

Shirley T. Saylor

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2020 in Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Echols, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. It is requested that attendees wear masks and observe social distancing. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Margaret “Margie” Henton-Quinley

The funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, located at 100 Harpersville Road, Hampton, VA 23601 with Fr. Dan Beeman officiating. Visitation services will be held at Amory Funeral Home located at 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, VA on Sunday, September 27, 2020 from 3PM to 6PM. Burial will follow the funeral at Peninsula Memorial Park located in Newport News, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. In the words of her beautiful niece: “There will forever be a hole in our hearts now. Our fun Aunt will always be in that special place. She may be gone now but her memory will still live on as our Aunt Kool.”

Victor K. “Vic” Swanson

The family will be holding a private “Celebration of Life” but appreciate your prayers, thoughts, calls, and cards during this time of remembrance.

Lois Davis Ashley

There will be a private family ceremony with Pastor David Brooks presiding.
Please remember her with an act of kindness to someone. Her greatest joy before she became ill was to make pimento cheese and/or beef vegetable soup to share with friends in need.
Whether we remember her as Lois, Ma, Nanee, LoLo or Nanee #2, it will always be with much love and beautiful memories.

John Phillip Thorpe

The family will receive friends and family at Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown, Va. from 6:00pm-8:00pm Monday. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 25, 2020 in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Sandra Voncille Waldron

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

Jennifer Loya

Amory Funeral Home is handling arrangements for Jennifer and a funeral service will be held at Noon on Friday, September 18th in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church with Father Paul Lagco Fernando. Burial will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Due to Covid-19 restrictions All guests are required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
“To plant a garden is to believe in a better tomorrow”

Mary Fox Kornhaus

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105-9959.

David Anthony Victoria

Amory Funeral Home is handling arrangements for David and a visitation will be held at Grafton Baptist Church on Saturday September 12th from 9am-10:30am. There will be a graveside service at 11:00 AM in Peninsula Memorial Park following the visitation.

Frances Matthews White

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Weston. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. Due to Covid-19 restrictions All guests are required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Thrive Peninsula (feeding the homeless) or the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation.
Thank you to the heroes of Riverside Gardens at Warwick Forest that worked tirelessly during the pandemic caring for our mother…and a special thank you to Andrea Epps, social worker at the Gardens, and Melanie Barone, RN with Riverside Hospice.

James Oliver Moore

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in Yorkminster Presbyterian Church by Rev. Marc Mason. Interment will be held at a later date in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Cameron Zachery Mann

Service will be private on Saturday for the family.
The Family would like to extend a special thanks to Cody Pauls for mentoring Cameron over the past several years. In lieu of flower please make donations to Amory’s Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1026, Grafton, VA 23692, to assist with arrangement.

Donald Chester McCracken

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday September 4, 2020 in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, VA. by Rev. Thurman Hayes. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Anna Koch Cundiff

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM on Friday September 4, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Grafton Drive Yorktown, Virginia. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday September 5, 2020 in the Funeral Home with interment at Peninsula Memorial Park.

William Edgar Winburn

A memorial service will be held at 6:30 PM on Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Amory Funeral Home Chapel 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, VA. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing requirements will be followed, and everyone is asked to wear a mask.
Memorials may be made to Operation Smile, 341 Faculty Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 or National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel Street, Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458.

Carol H. Grenon

A viewing will be held at 9:00 AM followed by a graveside service at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 7433 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL 32526. Rev. Doug Fulford of New Testament Fellowship in Pensacola, officiating.

Ethel Lee Lester

The family will receive friend on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in Amory Funeral Home Grafton, VA. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, August 29, 2020 in Grafton Baptist Church Cemetery –Harris Grove. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

John Thurman Allen

The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00pm on Thursday at Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 28, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing requirements will be followed, and everyone is asked to wear a mask.
Family will receive friends at the Allen home following graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to the to Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Codee Tabb Hopkins

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 29, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel.

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