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Ames Funeral Home

Ames Funeral Home, Inc. is located in Historic Old Towne Manassas. Established by the late Bernard Oliver and Helen H. Ames on July 8, 1959 in Manassas. The motto was Ames Means Efficient Service. This efficiency of service has sustained for nearly six decades. Now, under new ownership and management by the son, Malcolm Oliver Ames and his family, Ames Means Extraordinary Service while building upon the legacy of Ames Means Efficient Service

We are a family owned and operated business and have been for over 50 years. We take pride in serving you and your loved ones.


Our Obituaries

Romaine Elvera Lewis

April 26, 1922 - February 19, 2020

Romaine was born on April 26, 1922 and passed away on February 19, 2020. Romaine was a resident of Centreville, Virginia.
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Patricia N. Bass

August 27, 1954 - February 16, 2020

Patricia was born on August 27, 1954 and passed away on February 16, 2020. Patricia was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Otis Culbreath

February 2, 1943 - February 15, 2020

Otis was born on February 2, 1943 and passed away on February 15, 2020. Otis was a resident of Strasburg, Virginia.
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Sheryl Elizabeth Disher

August 7, 1964 - February 15, 2020

Sheryl was born August 7, 1964 and passed away on February 15, 2020. Sheryl was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Maryann Clinkscales

August 18, 1957 - February 14, 2020

Celebrating the life of Maryann Jones, affectionately known as "Ann". A Time to be Born: On August 18, 1957 a baby girl of 10 was born to the late Robert Benjamin Jones and the late Mary Jones in Brooklyn, NY. A Time to Live: Maryann (known as Ann to her close family and friends attended school in Brooklyn NY. When she left school she relocated to Virginia where she met the love of her life...
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Dolley Taylor

May 29, 1924 - February 14, 2020

Dolley Taylor was born to the late Georgia and George Taylor in Bethlehem, PA on May 29, 1924. She departed this life February 14, 2020 at the age of 95. Dolley accepted Christ at an early age while attending Vermont Avenue Baptist Church. She also attended Lincoln Memorial Congregational Church in Washington, DC. Dolley relocated to Dale City, Virginia where was an honorary member of Dale...
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Anthony Clark

September 9, 1928 - February 10, 2020

The Life and Legacy of Anthony Clark September 6, 1928 – February 10, 2020 Anthony (aka Paboy) was born on September 6, 1928 in Sumter, South Carolina, son of the late Charles and Annie Clark. He was initially raised in Long Beach and Jersey City, New Jersey. At an early age he accepted the Lord, Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, and joined Mount Olive Pentecostal Church in Jersey...
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Robert Bates

November 29, 1929 - February 7, 2020


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Shirley Yvonne Green

April 29, 1937 - February 6, 2020

Shirley Yvonne Jackson-Green entered eternal peace and rest on Thursday, February 6, 2020. She was born on April 29, 1937, the first born of the late Taylor and Neola Jackson in Culpeper, Virginia. Her siblings are Janet Wise, Culpeper, Virginia, and Robert Jackson (deceased). She was educated in Culpeper Public Schools and Virginia State University. Shirley married the late Archie Green, Jr....
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Thedra Nichelle Thornhill

May 1, 1972 - February 2, 2020

On the evening of February 2nd, 2020, Thedra Nichelle Thornhill went home to be with the Lord at the age of 47. Thedra was born to Margaret Holmes and Curtis Thornhill on May 1st, 1972. She received her Associate's degree in Business Finance from Strayer University. Her greatest loves were her four children, Shaye, Ariana, Brytny, and D'Marien. Thedra or "Niki," as her family and friends called...
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Thomas Rylon Gillis, Jr.

December 28, 1931 - January 25, 2020


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Geraldine Susanna Ellis

April 22, 1931 - January 18, 2020

Geraldine Susanne (Naylor) Ellis, daughter of Tasco D. and Rosa A. Naylor, was born April 22, 1931 in Centreville, Virginia. Geraldine passed from life and took her final journey home on January 18, 2020. Her beloved husband, Lawrence Eugene Ellis, their dear son, Jeffrey Conrad Ellis, and grandson, Michael W. Ellis, Jr preceded her in death. Geraldine lived in Centreville all her life...
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Earnest Aron Benimon, Jr.

April 16, 1956 - January 14, 2020


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Ronnie Tyrone Jackson

October 25, 1946 - January 9, 2020

Ronnie was born on October 25, 1946 and passed away on January 9, 2020. Ronnie was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Charles Leland Jackson

January 4, 1941 - January 9, 2020

Charles was born to the late Irvin and Lorraine Jackson January 4, 1941. Charlie graduated from Manassas Regional High School. He served his country for two years in the US Army. After service to his country Charlie worked for Lucent Technology and Western Electric until his retirement in 1992. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and son Bishop Wenzell Jackson. He is survived...
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Roscoe A. Nance

December 8, 1948 - January 9, 2020

Husband. Father. Brother. Friend. Trailblazer. Icon. Legend. All of these words have been used to remember and honor a man known for his kindness, wit, candor and dogged determination. But Roscoe Nance really was who his trademark ringback tone "Groovy People" described: Give me the simple life Full of fun and joy Can't you see, I'm just a big ol' country boy And I like groovy people I'm...
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Thelma Fortenberry

August 5, 1942 - January 7, 2020


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Larry Flowers

October 16, 1947 - January 6, 2020


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Alpheus Ricardo Bowman

October 26, 1969 - January 4, 2020


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Beverly Jean Jones

August 30, 1936 - December 27, 2019

Beverly was born on August 30, 1936 and passed away on December 27, 2019. Message from the Family, The family requests that the attire worn for the celebration of Beverly not be black. Beverly was a resident of Burke, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Greater Little Zion Baptist Church, Fairfax, Virginia, https://www.glzbc.org. Greater Little...
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Paula Darlena Sprague

April 1, 1950 - December 26, 2019

Paula Darlena Sprague, 69, of Petersburg, Virginia, graduated into the presence of the Lord on December 26, 2019. She was born 4/1/1950, in Cheverly, Md to Paul Sprague and Nellie (Maiden name Twilley) Sprague. Paula grew up in Prince Georges County, Maryland where she graduated from Oxon Hill High School, Class of 1969. She worked for many for the Dept. of Defense. Paula always had her...
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Janet Eugenia Palmer

July 21, 1954 - December 25, 2019

Janet was born on July 21, 1954 and passed away on December 25, 2019. Janet was a resident of Lorton, Virginia.
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Tina Renee Johnson

October 30, 1966 - December 25, 2019

Tina was born October 30, 1966 and passed away on December 25, 2019. Tina was a resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
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Tommie Bradley, Sr.

January 14, 1949 - December 24, 2019


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Anteneh Mohammed Desta Al-Damari

August 22, 1988 - December 20, 2019


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Jacqueline Lee Kendall

December 21, 1961 - December 7, 2019


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Lucy Pearl Haten

August 12, 1946 - December 5, 2019


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Honor Marchel Marie Brooks

August 18, 2019 - November 29, 2019

Honor was born on August 18, 2019 and passed away on November 29, 2019. Honor was a resident of Sterling, Virginia.
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Mae Hellen Culbreath

April 19, 1956 - November 25, 2019

Mae was born on April 19, 1956 and passed away on November 25, 2019. Mae was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Ella L Burks

August 16, 1944 - November 20, 2019


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Raymond Everett Smith

January 5, 1948 - November 18, 2019

Raymond was born January 5, 1948 and passed away on November 18, 2019. Raymond was a resident of Stafford, Virginia.
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Christopher Jerome Timbers

October 18, 1974 - November 14, 2019

James was born on October 18, 1974 and passed away on November 20, 2019. James was a resident of Reston, Virginia.
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Peggy Jean (Robinson) Anderson

March 26, 1946 - November 14, 2019


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Susan Mae Hicks

August 21, 1949 - November 10, 2019


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James Delano Thomas

February 2, 1978 - November 9, 2019

James was born on February 2, 1978 and passed away on November 9, 2019. James was a resident of Warrenton, Virginia.
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Allen Lee Jones, Sr.

November 8, 2019

Reverend Allen Jones – Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Reverend and Marine –earned his wings to ascend to his Heavenly home on November 8, 2019, at the age of 84. Rev. Al, as he was affectionately known, was born on July 31, 1935, in Maysville, Kentucky to Isaac and Dora Jones. He was raised in Ripley, Ohio by Albertus and Norma Delaney. He graduated from John G. Fee High...
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Juanita Marie Allen

October 6, 1982 - November 7, 2019


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Nellie May Thornton

October 23, 1916 - November 5, 2019

OBITURARY NELLIE MAY THORNTON October 23, 1916 – November 5, 2019 Nellie May Thornton was born on October 23, 1916 in Loudoun County, VA in an area known as Conklin Village to Thomas Harold Dean and Mary Susan (Brooks) Dean. She had three siblings Theodore "Doc" Dean, Rhoda Dean, and Arthur Dean. Although Nellie was the oldest child, her siblings preceded her in death. Nellie...
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James Edward Johnson

February 13, 1963 - November 3, 2019


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Fred Fortune

July 27, 1925 - October 30, 2019

Fred was born on July 27, 1925 and passed away on October 30, 2019. Fred was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Elmer Baskerville

December 20, 1941 - October 29, 2019


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Tijuan Armstrong

May 5, 1967 - October 28, 2019


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Doris Viola White

November 5, 1935 - October 18, 2019


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Robert Poole, Jr.

December 12, 1948 - October 18, 2019

Robert was born on December 12, 1948 and passed away on October 18, 2019. Robert was a resident of Richmond, Virginia.
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Effie Delois Berry

December 8, 1928 - October 16, 2019

Effie was born on December 8, 1928 and passed away on October 16, 2019. Effie was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia.
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Serjio Garcia

August 13, 1957 - October 16, 2019

Serjio was born on August 13, 1957 and passed away on October 16, 2019. Serjio was a resident of Manassas Park, Virginia.
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Nealy J. Hogan

February 26, 1939 - October 14, 2019


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Thomas L. Penn

February 13, 1930 - October 13, 2019


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Pearline Overhall

February 20, 1936 - October 13, 2019


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Bernice Odesser Moss

September 2, 1944 - October 12, 2019

Bernice Odesser Moss was born September 2, 1944 to Nathaniel and Martha Heard in Elaine Arkansas. She transitioned into eternal and peaceful rest with the Lord on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Both parents, two brothers – Cecil Heard and King Heard, and her one sister Verdia White preceded her in death. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Elaine,...
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John Nelson Henry Brooks, Jr.

July 3, 1954 - October 4, 2019

John Brooks, Jr. passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 4, 2019. He was born in St. Louis, MO and grew up in Bethlehem, PA where he became an Eagle Scout. He graduated in 1972 from Bethlehem Catholic High School and King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA in 1976 with a degree in Data Processing. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; brother, David J. Brooks (Sharon); brother, Keith B. Brooks ...
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Margaret Elizabeth Davis

January 13, 1936 - September 30, 2019

Margaret E. Davis was born on January 13, 1936 and passed away on September 30, 2019. Margaret was a resident of Lorton, VA. Margaret was born to the late Benjamin H. Davis, Sr., and the late Ruth A. Johnson Davis. Margaret was the second of eight children. Margaret was a 1955 graduate of the Manassas Industrial High School and worked in the banking industry for over 30 years. ...
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Maebel Gaddis

August 25, 1931 - September 27, 2019


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Patty Lou Tibbs

December 16, 1957 - September 23, 2019


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Gerald Whitney

April 1, 1928 - September 19, 2019

Obituary of Gerald Whitney April 1, 1928 – September 19, 2019 Gerald Rudolph Whitney was born on April 1, 1928 to the late Willard Harrison Whitney and Annie Mae Corum in Aldie, VA. He was one of ten children. He was affectionately known as "Jerry" to some. Gerald attended Douglas High School in Leesburg, VA, and he graduated from Veterans High School Center. He married and divorced at a...
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Josefina Efecticio

November 25, 1952 - September 12, 2019


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Mickie Alice Gaines

June 3, 1939 - September 9, 2019


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Curtis Earl Sullivan, Sr.

January 13, 1951 - September 8, 2019


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Louise Velasquez

September 2, 1931 - September 8, 2019

Louise Grimsley Velasquez Wife, Mother, Nurse, Patriot September 2, 1931 – September 8, 2019 Louise Velasquez of Manassas passed away on September 8, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. Born September 2, 1931 in Flint Hill, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Addie Grimsley, her brother Walter Grimsley, Jr. and sister Eleanor Moore. She is survived by her...
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Clarice Lana Henderson

October 3, 1950 - September 7, 2019


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Verelon Dailey

May 1, 1960 - September 5, 2019


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James Eugene Wooden

October 25, 1944 - September 2, 2019


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Romaine Brown

November 1, 1929 - August 31, 2019


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Hekmat Hanna

June 28, 1944 - August 31, 2019


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Anthony Lindsey

June 23, 1960 - August 21, 2019


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Carl Ealy

October 7, 1942 - August 15, 2019

Carl Dennis Ealy, second son of the late John and Arvilla Ealy, was born in The Bronx, NY where he attended school. He then entered the U.S. Air Force with a tour of duty from 1962-1966 where he excelled in Photogrammetry. Carl then worked for the Federal Government as an Intelligence Research Specialist. Being the type that was determined to continue his journey to learn and explore avenues...
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Wendy Johnson

September 10, 1961 - August 10, 2019


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Merle Johnson

October 15, 1936 - August 10, 2019


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Laura Mallory

August 10, 1910 - August 8, 2019


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Francisco Acosta

April 14, 2001 - August 6, 2019


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Robert Edward Harris

August 19, 1984 - August 5, 2019


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Leander Johnson

September 14, 1938 - August 4, 2019


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Dorothy "Janie" Jenkins

June 21, 1956 - July 26, 2019


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Hazel Thomas

June 26, 1926 - July 16, 2019


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Charlie Washington

February 11, 1954 - June 28, 2019


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Abrie Williams

January 13, 1962 - June 27, 2019


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Lewis Williams

April 26, 1937 - June 10, 2019


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Alwishias Johnson

April 14, 1938 - June 6, 2019


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Barbara Lee

August 1, 1945 - June 1, 2019


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David E. Brooks

February 6, 1983 - June 1, 2019


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Billy Williams

October 16, 1949 - May 30, 2019


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John Ewell

January 5, 1937 - May 27, 2019


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Denise P. Lee

December 12, 1962 - May 26, 2019


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Karen Glover

October 31, 1965 - May 24, 2019


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David Neverdon

August 10, 1919 - May 23, 2019


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Clifton Tate

July 28, 1951 - May 15, 2019


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Milton L. Lansdown

October 11, 1939 - May 13, 2019


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George Washington

December 4, 1929 - May 11, 2019


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Emily Moore

February 9, 1921 - May 5, 2019

The Obituary, Emily Lois Vann Moore was born to Jessie Price Vann and Signora Bolton Vann on February 9, 1921 in Memphis, Tennessee. Both of her parents preceded her in death. Emily was affectionately known as Mom, Grandma, and Granny. She was especially close to her father after losing her mother at the tender age of twelve. She enjoyed growing up on the farm. She spent many fun...
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Edythe J. Nash

March 27, 1936 - May 5, 2019

Edythe was born on March 27, 1936 and passed away on May 5, 2019. Edythe was a resident of Manassas. Floral tributes may be sent to the funeral home. Cards and written expressions of sympathy may be sent to: The Nash Family 8665 Sudley Rd. # 368 ...
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Eunice Cherry

January 6, 1938 - May 1, 2019


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Ruby Holland Boston

March 2, 1932 - April 29, 2019


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Vernon Bailey

April 6, 1946 - April 26, 2019


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Elizabeth Daggs

April 18, 1918 - April 21, 2019


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Janice Washington

August 30, 1954 - April 18, 2019


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Fred Young

August 7, 1975 - April 16, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Fred Ernest Young Jr. Announces his unexpected passing, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the age of 44 years. Fred was born on Aug. 7, 1975, in Newport News, Va. and loved calling Virginia home until his untimely passing. He was a United States Air Force veteran and also a Satellite Communications operator for NASA. He was an avid sports fan and also...
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LaWann Terry

December 20, 1954 - April 13, 2019


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Stella Bailey

November 25, 1948 - April 11, 2019


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