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Scheduled Funerals

Howard “ED” Edward Norris, Jr.

Visitation will take place Tuesday, February 23rd, 6-8pm at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 24th at 11am at Amory Funeral Home Chapel, with a graveside service following at 3pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Kilmarnock, VA. Northside Christian Church’s Senior Pastor, Larry Jones will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice House and Support Care of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Alicia Jean (Eanes) Stover

The family welcomes you to a walk-through visitation at Amory Funeral Home on Friday February 26, 2021 from 5PM-7PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a local animal shelter in Alicia’s name.

Lt. Col. Fred Grey Farthing, Jr. (Retired USAF)

Internment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the VMI Alumni Association, Moody Hall, 394 Letcher Ave., PO Box 932F, Lexington, VA 24450 or to Prostate Cancer Research, 300 Corporate Pointe Suite 383, Culver City, CA 90230 or email info@nullpcri.org

Eleanor Kerns Gregory

A graveside service will be held later in the Spring.

Charles “Tony” Everett Rush

The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:00pm at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. A graveside service will be held Tuesday February 23, 2021 at 9:00AM in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA. Mask and social distancing will be required.

Bobbie Hill Mitchell

A funeral service will be held at NOON on Thursday, February 18, 2021, in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Peninsula Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 377, Newport News, Va. 23607. Arrangements made by Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, Virginia.

Forrest Joseph Gary

A graveside service will be held at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date. For more information on dates and times go to amoryfuneralhome.com

Ann O’Connor

A Rosary service will be held on Tuesday at 5:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel after which the family will receive friends following the service. A Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM in St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Fredda Jo (Josie) Neel

Funeral service and interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her husband.
If so moved, the family asks that donations be made in Josie’s memory to Wounded Warriors Family Support (wwfs.org) in lieu of flowers. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Samuel Williamson Swayne

A viewing will be on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 1:00PM until 2:00PM with a funeral service to begin at 2:00PM at the Longwood Funeral Home & Cremation of Matthew Genereux, 913 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Burial will follow in Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Sam’s name to: Williamson College of the Trades, 106 South New Middletown Road
Media, PA 19063.
https://www.williamson.edu/giving/make-a-gift/ please note in the “comment” section: “in Samuel Swayne’s honor”

Jane Marie Anderson

The family will have a walk thru visitation on Monday from 5 to 7PM in Amory Funeral Home. A private funeral service will take place on Tuesday. Flowers or plants to Amory Funeral Home or in lieu of flowers please donate to one of her favorite causes The Animal Aid Society link below: https://www.animalaidsociety.org/

Sharon Cady Gibson

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 15 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00PM in Amory Funeral Home, Yorktown, VA. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Cancer Society through the Memorial Fund made for her at http://main.acsevents.org/goto/Sharon_Gibson.

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Captain Charles F. Noll, USN-Ret.

Donations may be made to the Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia: pcfvirginia.fcsuite.com
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

CMSGT. Leo Edward Geiger

The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday February 12, 2021 in Amory Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Yorktown, Va.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, Va. Due to Covid mask and social distancing will be required. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Stephanie Anne Curtin

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 5PM-7:30PM at Amory Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday February 11, 2021 in at the funeral home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service

Hester Saunders Ward

To say she will be missed by many is an understatement.

Richard G. Ingram

The funeral service, with military honors for Richard, will take place on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the chapel at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton. The Rev. Lisa Blackmonson from Providence UMC will preside. A burial will follow at Providence where he will be laid to rest next to Helen and his son.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Providence UMC Perpetual Care Cemetery Fund, 113 Old Dare Road, Yorktown, VA 23692 or The Southeastern Virginia Alzheimer’s Association, 213 McLaws Circle, Suite 2-B, Williamsburg VA 23185 or The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 824, 1700 Geo. Wash. Mem Hwy Yorktown, VA 23693.

Daniel Lee

Service will be private.
“We can’t heal the world today, but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, an act of kindness.”
-Mary Davis

Patricia Stephens Queen

YA funeral service will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Edward “ED” Odell Garner

There will be a private funeral service for Ed, and his internment will be at Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peninsula SPCA. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Mark Allan Riccio

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at a later date at the Post Chapel, Fort Myers with burial to follow in Arlington Nation Cemetery with full military honors. He will always be dearly loved and dearly missed.

Cynthia “Cindy” Rose White

The family will accept visitors between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday, February 6th, 2021 at the family residence. We would appreciate you recognizing the necessity to wear a face mask if you plan on visiting.
In lieu of flowers please do something meaningful and sustainable to honor Cindy’s many passions such adopting a rescue animal (everyone know she LOVED her sweet kitty’s), making a donation to the American Cancer Society, the Peninsula SPCA, Animal Aid Society, the Humane Society; or planting a tree or flowers in her honor ~ the tulip poplar was her favorite tree, tulips and daffodils were her favorite flowers.
A meal train has been created for those who would like to provide a meal or donate to the family.
It can be found at: https://mealtrain.com/k52l82

Jim Wirkner

Services will be private

Violet (Vee) Gloria Hayes

There will be no viewing but there will be a mass at St. George’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Aliquippa, later this Spring at a time to be announced. She and Dad will be interred together at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Ret. CMSGT. Carl “Jack” Jackson Garrett

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, VA at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 8, 2021. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Bette Joyce (Smith) Myers

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 6 at the Columbarium in Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA.
A special thank you to Amory Funeral Home and the Nottingham staff at Warwick Forrest.
Our family asks all women regardless of age ensure they receive regular well woman exams. Endometrial cancer is often silent. Early detection makes treatment possible.

Retired Lt. Commander Arthur Wayne Block

There will be a Celebration of Life Service at New Covenant Church (1079 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA) on Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. In light of safety guidelines, please RSVP to attend in person or to receive livestream information at: https://ncchampton.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/158/responses/new. To contact the church please call 757-838-8700 or e-mail info@nullncchampton.org. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Channel to Brazil for Christ (thechannel.org), CareNet Peninsula (cnpeninsula.org), and the Seed Company (seedcompany.com). arrangements are being handled by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

James (Jim) Gilbert Kelly

Military honors are planned for a memorial service to be scheduled at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the charity of your choice.

Donnie Leon Tyndall

In light of the current pandemic restrictions, the family intends to hold a remembrance of his life over the summer months. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family would welcome donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Millie Fuller Spencer

Yorktown, Va. – Millie F. Spencer, 85, went to be with her heavenly father on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Warwick Gardens A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM in Baptist Tabernacle Church on Sunday January 24, 2021. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Greenmount Cemetery, Wendell, NC. Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home 211 W. 3rd Street, Wendell, NC.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Orcutt Baptist Church, 653 Baxter Lane, Newport News, VA. 23602. Local arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Senior Chief Petty Officer Earl Peter Oldenburg, United States Navy (Ret.)

The Visitation and a Funeral with Full Military Honors is scheduled for 10 Am Saturday January 23rd, 2021.

Lucy Harris Parker

The family will receive visitation on Monday, January 25, 2021 beginning at 11:00am with the service to follow at 12:00 noon at the World Outreach Worship Center at 1233 Shields Road Newport News VA 23608. Due to the pandemic, masks are required and please adhere to being the 6 foot social distant requirement too. Burial at the cemetery is private.
In lieu of flowers, please send your donations to the World Outreach Worship Center for the benefit of the American Indian Outreach ministry (see address above).
To livestream the service please goto the World Outreach Worship Center by typing wowcenter.org in the address bar and then click on more while in the home page and then click watch live. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Herbert Ned Kramp

Family memorial and internment services will be held privately.
The family suggests that memorial donations may be made to the ALS Association or local Gloucester Humane Society.

Norma Belanga McCartney

A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, January 21, 2020 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel
Memorial donations may be made to the Macular Degeneration Society, The American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Amory Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank her many friends and exceptional neighbors who helped her, these many years and the great personnel of Amedisys Hospice

Florence Irene Hulstine

Service will be at York Assembly of God on George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, Va., on Saturday, January 23, at 11:00am. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Elbert Barton “Buzz” Barker

A graveside service will be held at 3:00PM on Friday, January 22, 2021 in Peninsula Memorial Park with Rev. Dr. Marc Mason, officiating. The family will be at the residence. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

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 was 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 was made available for those who wished to view the service. Please email pam@nulledli.com for a copy of the service if you would like to view it. 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.

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