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Scheduled Funerals

Michael Anthony Collins, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday July 1, 2022 at Amory Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorial may be made to Pennys For Haven, C/O Open Door Baptist Church, 14 Deep Creek Rd., Newport News, Va., 23606 or to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, Va. 23601

Lois Ella Messeder-Watson

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Harvey Neale Kelly

A memorial service will be held at Yorktown Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2022. Members of the family welcome friends to a reception at the home Neale built in Marlbank following the service. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Yorktown Baptist Church (237 Nelson Street, Yorktown, VA 23690), Lackey Free Clinic (1620 Old Williamsburg Road, Yorktown, VA 23690), or Marlbank Recreation Association (PO Box 278, Yorktown, VA 23692).

Carol Haas Satterwhite

There will be a memorial at Seaford Christian Church at a later date, by Chris Cuthbertson, pastor. Visitation will be at a later date at Amory Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Seaford Christian Church, P.O. Box 276, Seaford, VA 23696.

Patricia Hope Madden

A funeral service will be held at 5:00 PM on Friday, June 24, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel.

Thelma Caroline Rogers

A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, Va.

Barbara Lynn Bostic

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 25, 2022 in Providence Baptist Church, Gloucester. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Michael Christopher Godfrey

The family will receive friends on Saturday June 25, starting at noon with a service at 1:00 PM in Crossroads Community Church. A private burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. A full obituary can be found at amoryfuneralhome.com

Edward Charles Herb, Sr.

A memorial service will be celebrated at 2pm on June 24th, 2022 at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Drive. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

James Palmer Beckett

A memorial service to honor the life of Jim will be held at 5:00pm on Monday, June 20, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Heart Association in Jim’s honor.

Beverly “Bev” Hayes

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 12:00 noon in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Bev’s name to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, Virginia 23601. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Linda L. Stokes

A memorial service will be held on Wed., June 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Amory Funeral Home. 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown 23692. Donations in Linda’s honor may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Eric Seaton Nobles

A celebration of Eric’s life will be held on 4:00 pm, Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at Coastal Community Church Yorktown, Eric’s home church. Donations can be made to a Go Fund Me page or mailed to their home on Eric’s behalf for the future care of his beloved girls that he leaves behind.

Lisa Ann Hall

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, June 17th, 2022 at 11:30 am at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, VA.

Marcellus Lewis Dancy

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, Va. For more additional information, please contact Wanda Dancy at 757-358-0273

Bob Spivak

Services will be private. Donations in his honor may be made to William & Mary Hillel sent to: Shenkman Jewish Center, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187

Adam Thomas Moore

A Celebration of Life will follow in the church fellowship hall for both Adam and his wife Melissa Moore. A full obituary will follow at a later date on amoryfuneralhome.com

John Malcolm Ashley, Sr.

The family would like to thank all of the first responders from the York County Fire and Life Safety stations as well as the staff from the York Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the York County Fire and Life Safety, 301 Goodwin Neck Rd, Yorktown, VA 23692.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 6-7pm at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton. A funeral service will be held Sunday, June 12 at 3pm at Zion United Methodist Church in Seaford. The interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Gisela M. Wheeler

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a brain injury charity of your choice in her honor would be appreciated

Bobby L. Riffe

A visitation service will be held at Amory Funeral Home on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 1p.m Interment will follow in the Veterans Memorial Gardens, Hampton. In lieu of flowers, Bobby was an animal lover and would like dog food donations made to Gloucester County Pound where he made donations.

Ronald Alfred Bartnikowski

Celebration of life will be held at Amory’s Funeral Home on June 20, 2022 at 2pm, located at 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, Virginia 23692.

Alma Laura Griffin

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 6-7 pm in Amory Funeral Home in Grafton. Interment will be private at a family plot. In lieu of flowers, she desires contributions be made to World Vision, Samaritan’s Purse or the benevolent fund of your choice.

Donna Valentine Soles

Service will be private. Should friends desire, memorial donation may be made to the Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary, P.O. Box 2204, Poquoson, Va. 23662 (757-868-1379) or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Haywood (Randy) Randall Baker

A prayer service will take place on Monday at 6:30 PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel and the family will receive friends following the service. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made to St Joan of Arc Catholic Church Building Fund, 315 Harris Grove Lane, Yorktown, Va. 23692

Roberto (Obet) Carino Medina

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 11:00 AM in The Bethel Manor Chapel. A wake service will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 5:30 PM in Amory Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the wake service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in memory of Roberto Medina to these charities: Lung Cancer Foundation of America or Cancer Care Foundation of Tidewater or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Jean Tabb Forrest-Clarke

A memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, on June 8 at 2:00 PM. Following the service, the family will receive friends at a reception in the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Peninsula SPCA, Grace Church or a charity of your choice!

Lloyd Glenn Brown

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 3rd in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home at 12:00 noon with interment in Gwynns Island cemetery at 3:00pm. The family will receive friends at 11:00am at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Union Baptist Church, 6365 Church Street, Chincoteague, VA 23336 or the Peninsula Rescue Mission, 3700 Huntington Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607
Matthew 25:23 “His Lord said unto him, well done, good and faithful servant;… Enter into the joy of your Lord.”

Nancy Seaton

A Celebration of Life Service will be on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Amory Funeral Home 410 Grafton Drive, Grafton, VA 23692
Donations in honor of Nancy Seaton can be made to her favorite charities: York County Fire Station # 6 (Seaford), SPCA, Cat Corner in Hampton, Jewish Voice Ministry and Guiding Eyes for the Blind.

Bill Noble Willoughby

Per his request there will be no service and his wish was to be cremated.

Lt. Col. Briana Janine Singleton (US Airforce Retired)

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 1:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at a later date.

Bessie Lee (Conner) Grigsby

A funeral service will be held at True Word Ministry, Ecorse, MI on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11:00 AM in True Word Ministries. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI.
Local Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.
Emails may be sent to amoryfh@nullverizon.net

Margaret Frances Palmeter Ritter

A memorial service will be held 1:00 PM Friday, May 27, 2022 in Crook Memorial United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the Church.
Margaret request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Crooks Memorial Methodist Church Yorktown, Va. 23692 or Mount Slyvan United Methodist Church, Durham, NC. 27712 or Nicholasville Memorial United Methodist Church, Nicholasville, Ky. 40356. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Joyce Ann Gaskill

Viewings will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown, and at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 26.

Homegoing Service will be Thursday, May 26 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church

Margareta Maria Darby

Funeral services will be held at Amory Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday May 26, 2022 at 11:00 am and Visitation one hour before the funeral. Interment will be 2:00 PM in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery. Special thanks to Sentara Hspital, Sentara Hospice and Virginia Oncology Associates for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Liberty Baptist Church, Peninsula Rescue Mission, The American Cancer Society, or Charity of your choice.

James Lee Foltz

A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 5-7 in Grafton Baptist Church by Rev. David Price. Interment will be at a later date. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Mark Thomas Shields

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday May 21, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made in memory of Mark to York County Fire and Rescue P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, Va. 23690

John Franklin “Peter” Green

A service and inurnment will be held at the Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery with Masonic Rites and Air Force Honors on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:00 PM. A Celebration of Life will take place in the church social hall following the service. Arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton

Mary H. Terwilliger (Mary Lou)

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Grafton Christian Church with a reception to follow in the church social hall.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

“When you see the brightest star in the sky it will be me, your mom shining down on you keeping you safe and loved.”

Phillip Shepperd

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 1,2022 at 2:00pm in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA

Linda Melissa Bennett

A visitation will be held on Saturday April 30th at 12 o’clock and memorial service to follow at one o’clock at the Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Grafton, Virginia 23692.
Linda will be buried at the Evergreen Memorial Park in Athens, Georgia. A visitation will be held at the Bernstein Funeral Home on Highway 78, Athens Georgia, at six o’clock in the evening on May 4th.
A procession to the graveside service will begin at the Bernstein Funeral Home on May 5th at eleven o’clock. After the service, a memorial will be held at the Prospect United Methodist Church off the Tallassee Road, Athens Georgia at one o’clock. Following the memorial, a gathering of friends and family will be held in the fellowship hall at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Natasha House, 124 Goodwin Neck Rd Grafton, Virginia 23692.

David Curtis Hidinger

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

James Woodson Collier

A graveside service will be held on Sunday April 24, 2022 at 1:00 PM in Rosewell Memorial Gardens, Gloucester, VA. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

John Joseph Campbell

A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at noon in St. Kateri Tekawitha Catholic Church. Memorial may be made to the Parish Food Pantry, 487 Wythe Creek Road, Poquoson, VA 23662.

Sandra Forbes

A memorial service for Sandra will be held at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Yorktown on Sunday, May 1st, at 3:00 PM. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Watt Daniel (Dan) Burton, Jr.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 10:00 AM in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and at the reception following the mass.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Building Fund for St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Arrangement by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA

Meredith Christine Hines

We will be celebrating Meredith’s life by walking to Grandview Nature Preserve to hold a Time of Remembrance in one of her favorite places. We will meet on May 15th at 9:00 a.m. at the trailhead. Please dress comfortably as we will be walking the ½ mile to the beach. Parking is permitted on one side of State Park Rd. only. Note that there are no bathrooms. If you have questions, please email amsandy.aws@nullgmail.com
Should you choose, donations may be made to the Humane Society of the U.S. (humanesociety.org).

Paul McDowell

Funeral service will be at a later date.

Nancy Lee Steinmiller

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel, Grafton, Va.
lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hope for Life Animal Rescue out of Virginia Beach, The Samuel Fund, Hope for Life Rescue Inc., 610 Jack Rabbit Rd. Suite #1
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Catherine Rose Crosby Hazelwood

Graveside funeral services will be held at Liberty Baptist Church, 15810 Liberty Church Road, Lenexa, VA 23098 at 11:00 a.m. April 14.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to this charity working to help people in Ukraine. https://projectcure.org/

Jay Andrew Horton

There will be a Celebration of Life service with full military honors on Saturday, April 30th, at 11:30am at Liberty Baptist Church, 1021 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA 23666. Jay had a heart for the homeless. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jay’s memory to the homeless shelter, Peninsula Rescue Mission, 3700 Huntington Ave, Newport News, VA 23607. The family would like to thank you for your prayers and your outpouring of support.

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