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Scheduled Funerals

Barbara Helen Wargo

Family and friends will be received on Monday October 3, 2022 from 5-7 pm in Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown. The family requests in lieu of flowers that you reach out to a stranger and become a friend.

Heather Jane Norris

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at 3:00 PM be in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, For donations by mail: P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023

Walter Edward Zacharchuk, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with military honors. Inurnment will be on Wednesday in Albert G. Horton Jr Veterans Cemetery.
Memorial maybe made to the Heartland Hospice, 41 Old Oyster Point Rd., Suite D, Newport News, Va. 23602 or to Alzheimer’s Association, National Processing Center, P.O. Box 906001, Washington, DC., 20090-6011. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Gladys L. Rohrbach

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 30, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Gladys’ memory can be made to PAWS Animal Welfare Sanctuary, 181 Messick, Rd., Poquoson, VA 23662.

William David Smith

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 1:00pm in Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Bena. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church.

Ralph Drennen Hogge

All animals adored Ralph and he will be missed by his companions, Edina and Patsy. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Heritage Humane Society, 430 Waller Mill Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, September 23rd, at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Williamsburg.

Patricia (Trish) Marshall Hamilton

We will have a celebration of my mother’s life and faith at Resurrection Lutheran Church 765 J Clyde Morris Newport News, VA 23601 on Friday September 30, 2022, at 7:00 pm
My mother will be buried in Tucson, Arizona November 12, 2022.

Betty Aston Easterday McCloud

A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday, September 21, at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Christian Church cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Michael D. Halley. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date at Orcutt Baptist Church, Newport News, VA.

Robert Wayne Guy

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, Virginia on Saturday, September 17, 2022 with visitation from 10 AM followed by a service. The family will then proceed to his private interment at Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The V Foundation for Cancer Research at www.v.org Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Joseph Valentine Fazzina

Service details are as follows Saturday, September 10th, 2022 Celebration of Life Service 1:00 PM Coastal Church 101 Village Avenue Yorktown, VA 23693 www.gocoastal.org 757-867-5683
Friday, September 16th, 2022 Visitations: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM and 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Roma Funeral Home, 539 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11967, www.romafuneralhome.com (631) 281-0800 Saturday, September 17th, 2022, Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 PM Grace Lutheran Church of Mastic Beach, 240 Masatic Road, Mastic Beach, NY 11951, www.graceinmb.org/ 631-281-8196, Reception in the fellowship hall immediately following

Eva Marie Bata

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, September 13th at 2:00 pm at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Yorktown. A brief reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cal Ripken Sr Foundation, at RipkenFoundation.org whose mission is to transform communities by changing kids’ lives. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Allen Lorenzo Blackwell, Jr.

Allen Lorenzo Blackwell, Jr., husband of Connie Blackwell passed away on August 31, 2022. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Patricia Marshall Hamilton

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Resurrection Lutheran Church, Newport News, VA

Paul Crockett, Jr.

A private service will be held on September 25, 2022 at Grace Episcopal Cemetery. This would have been his 85th birthday. Paul will be laid to rest beside his parents and brother, appropriately in the very historic Yorktown church. We will miss him dearly and remember him always.

Gene T. Grady, Jr.

Arrangements will be private. In Steve’s memory, perform an act of kindness for a friend or neighbor.

Homer George Nicely

Arrangements will be private. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice or CHKD, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Travis Justin Holcomb

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 26, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute, 40 Enterprise Parkway, Hampton, Va 23666

John Earl Hayes

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 26, 2022 in Providence United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Contributions may be made to Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery Fun, 113 Old Dare Road, Yorktown, Va. 23692. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Shirley Anne Ryan

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, August 27, 2022, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Children Hospital of the King’s Daughters, 600 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507, or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Dorothea H. Penley

A service is to be held Wednesday August 24, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Waters Edge Church (Yorktown Church) 6830 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692

William Sydney Mitchem

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at NOON in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Doris Ann Kennedy

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel.

Stephen Wade Profitt

A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 22nd from 6 to 8pm at Harbor Baptist Church in Hampton.

Lt. Col. Fred Grey Farthing, Jr.

A funeral service will be held for Fred at Arlington National Cemetery on August 29 2022 at 9:00 A.M. please arrive no later than 8:30. A reception will follow at 10:15 at Ft. Myers Patton Hall. Please contact Mary Jo with any questions.

Michael Kent Modlin

Celebration of life with Pastor Jeremy Pugh to be held August 19th 2022 at 1:00 pm at Amory Funeral Home ,410 Grafton Drive, Grafton VA. 23692. In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to Hampton Christian Academy, 2419 N. Armistead Ave, Hampton VA. 23666.

Bernard L. “Bud” Skeens

At Bud’s request, there will be no memorial or burial service. In lieu of flowers, donate to your favorite charity.

Kenneth M. “Kenny” Messer

A celebration of life will be held at Haus Deli on Saturday September 10, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM

Roland H. Harris, Jr.

A visitation will be held at Zion United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 14, at 1:00 p.m., and is open to the public. The funeral service will follow immediately at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Zion United Methodist Church building fund or the National Kidney Association in Roland’s name.

Archie Norton

A graveside service will be held at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM.
If you wish, donations can be made in Archie’s name to the Alzheimer’s Society, 4600 Cox Road Suite 130, Glen Allen, Va. 23060. Amory Funeral Home is handling the services.

Warren Robbins “Robbie” Mills

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 2:00pm in Zion United Methodist Church, Seaford. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.

Ann Lumpkin Spivey

A graveside service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, August 6 at the Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial gifts to the York County Church Women United Food Closet care of St. Luke’s UMC, 300 Ella Taylor Rd., Yorktown, VA 23692. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Chantelle Malaysha Scott

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 in New Beach Grove Baptist Church, 361 Beechmont Drive, Newport News, VA. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, August 6, 2022 in West Warm Springs Cemetery, Warm Springs, Va. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Dorothy “Dot” Lee Williams

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, August 13, at The Chesapeake Retirement Community in the Chesapeake Room. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Virginia. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery, with her husband, at a later date.

Virginia Elizabeth “Betty” Tinker

A special thank you from the family to the aides who helped care for her during her last years.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 29, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Jeffrey Keith Collier

Please remember Jeff as he was when he was at his best. No services are planned, as Jeff did not want a funeral. Sit outside around a fire some evening, have a drink or 3, and crank up some Skynyrd. He will be right there with you in spirit.
Please remember Jeff as he was when he was at his best. As Jeff did not want a funeral. Sit outside around a fire some evening, have a drink or 3, and crank up some Skynyrd. He will be right there with you in spirit.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 27, from 6-7 PM in Amory Funeral Home.

Ellen Barbara Orren

The family will have a Graveside Service at Mill River Cemetery in New Marlborough, Massachusetts at 11am on Saturday, July 30.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hampton Ecumenical Lodgings and Provisions Inc. (H.E.L.P.) and/or Waterview Health and Rehab Center Activities Department.

Grover Everett Howell, Jr.

Services will be held at Waters Edge Church, Yorktown, Virginia on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 1:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to Waters Edge Church, Yorktown, Virginia. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Virginia.

Sandra Morrison Jones

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 16th starting at 11:00 AM followed by a funeral service at NOON in Seaford Baptist Church, Seaford, Va. Interment will following Parkawn Memorial Park. I
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Airmen Memorial Foundation, 5211 Auth Road, Suitland, MD, 20746.

Clarence C. Hucks, Sr.

Funeral service will be held at NOON on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be 3:00 PM Wednesday at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery with full Military Honors.

Irene Bustamante

A celebration of life mass will be held on July 15, 2022 at 11am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Yorktown, VA.

Travis Martin Swicegood

A Celebration of Life will be Saturday July 16th 2022 in the chapel at Liberty Live Church, 1021 Big Bethel Road Hampton, Virginia. Visitation will be at 11 AM and service at 12 noon with chaplain Tom Snyir. Park in Lot B and come in the chapel entrance.
A reception will follow immediately in the church fellowship hall.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM.

Roberta Ann Hicks

Visitation will be on Saturday, July 16, 4pm at Bethel Baptist Church, 1004 Yorktown Road, Yorktown, Va. with a celebration of life to following beginning at 5:00 PM. Interment will take place in Jefferson Hillside Cemetery in Jefferson, NH at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local food bank or her Sunday School Class, The Dorcas Class at Bethel Baptist Church. Local arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Marian L. Mitchell

A funeral service will be held on at 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Amory Funeral Home Chapel, 410 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, Va. The family will see visitors from 11:00 AM to noon before the service. Interment will be at the Peninsula Memorial Park following the service.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Peninsula Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 377, Newport News, Va. 23607.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Barbara Anne Murphy

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Yorktown, Va. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium with a reception following. In lieu of flowers please donate to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home Grafton, Va.

Mavis Jessica Kessler

Memorials may be made to Virginia German Shepherd Rescue or St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital.
Service will be private. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

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.

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