Obituaries

Willie Lassiter Jr.

April 23, 2020

It is with much sadness to announce the passing of Willie Lassiter Jr. Willie was the son of the late Willie and Evelyn Lassiter. Willie was preceded by his cousins Harrison, Bessie, Humphrey and Clyde Blow. Willie joined First Baptist Church as a yo...

Stella M. Powell-Gary

March 20, 2020

Stella M. Powell-Gary, 64, entered into rest on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Southside Regional Hospital, Petersburg, Virginia. Stella was born on April 2, 1955 in Franklin, Virginia, to the late William H. Powell and Mable Whitehead Powell.  She re...

Henrietta B. Barham

February 24, 2020

Franklin- Mrs. Henrietta B. Barham of Franklin, Va., formerly of Como, NC entered peacefully into her eternal rest on February 24, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her parents Sherwood and Nannie Banks; husband Leslie L. Barham Sr., five sisters ...

John L. Turner

December 4, 2019

The Life and Legacy of Mr. John L. Turner affectionately known as “Nank” John was born March 19, 1958 to the late James W. and Clara E. Turner in Southampton County. John attended Isle of Wight and Southampton Public Schools. He joined Cedar G...

Hubert Smith

December 3, 2019

Hubert Smith was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Hubert was born on June 1, 1941 to the late Lloyd Smith Sr. and Lucy Bell Scott Smith.   He was educated at the Hampton Deaf and Blind School. Hubert received Christ as hi...

Lonnie C. Murphy

November 20, 2019


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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lonnie C. Murphy, 85.  He passed away in the early morning hours of November 20, 2019 at the Bon Secours Maryview Heart Center in Portsmouth, Virginia.  He was preceded in death by his wife o...