John Robert Brooke Jr.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was retired from Chesapeake Corporation as a maintenance foreman after 35 years of service. He was a member of Petsworth Baptist Church in Gloucester.
posted 04.13.2011Harvey R. Griffith
Harvey Rowe Griffith, 75, of Cobbs Creek passed away on March 30, 2011 after a long struggle with asbestosis and diabetes. He was born and raised in the Fox Hill area of Hampton, moving to the Cobbs Creek area of Mathews County in June 1970.
posted 04.01.2011Dorothea A. Houston
Dorothea A. Houston, 87, of Hardyville died peacefully at her son’s home in New Kent on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Carman B Houston Sr. She enjoyed traveling, the movies, dining out, and spending time with her family.
posted 03.31.2011Effie J. Payne
Effie Johnston Payne, of Hartfield passed from this life on Monday, March 28, 2011. She was predeceased by her husband, Randolph F. Payne; parents, Avery and Nellie Johnston; and brothers, Vernon, Elwood and Herbert Johnston.
posted 03.29.2011Richard B. Newman
Richard B. “Dickie” Newman, 73, of Urbanna died Saturday, March 26, 2011. He was a retired carpenter and was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Mary F. Newman. He is survived by his sons, Chris, Aubrey and Dean; a sister, Diane Moody; brothers, Byron and Bobby; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
posted 03.29.2011Albert H. Morris
The Lord called Albert Hale Morris, 84, of Deltaville, home on March 10, 2011. He was born January 30, 1927 in Darlington Heights, Va., the son of Lawrence Edward Morris and Elizabeth Bailey Morris.