The following Class of 1983 Warriors were taken from us too early. We created this page to honor our deceased friends.
 

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Earl Bobby Barkers

- - September 8th, 1997


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EARL B. BARKERS

HAMPTON - Mr. Earl Bobby Barkers, 32, departed this life on Monday, Sept. 8, 1997.

A native and lifelong Hampton resident, Mr. Barkers had been employed by the Virginia Department of Health as an environmental health specialist in Norfolk and retired from the Newport News Health Department. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Hampton and a 1983 graduate of Kecoughtan High School. He also attended A&T University and Norfolk State University.

 

He is survived by his parents, Earl and Josephine Barkers; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Pamela and Roy Perry and Paula and Ralph Boyd and maternal grandmother, Minnie Randolph, all of Hampton; two great-aunts, Elsie Brown of Buffalo, N.Y., and Inez Brown of Hampton; aunts and uncles, Charlotte Copeland of Evanston, Ill., Delores Wilson, and her husband, the Rev. Clarence Wilson, Ida Haskins, and her husband, Nelson Haskins, John Randolph, Richard Randolph and William Randolph, all of Hampton, and Harry Randolph of Newport News; two nephews, one niece and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Antioch Baptist Church in Hampton by the Rev. Raymon Lassiter. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. Please assemble at 1009 Carver St. by 10 a.m. Saturday. Special thanks to the VA Medical Center for all the care given to Bobby during his illness.

Arrangements by Ronald C. Perkins Funeral Home.

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Deborah Batten

- - January 12th, 2009


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HAMPTON - Deborah L. Batten, 44, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2009.
A native and lifelong resident of Hampton, Deborah was graduate of Kecoughtan High School.
Preceded in death by her lifelong companion, Luther Crockett; and brother, Roy Batten; she is survived by her son, Chase Crockett; parents, Dick and Linda Minga; father, Willie Batten; sisters, Annette Tokarz and Holly Batten; brothers, Herman Minga III, Joseph Minga and Charles Minga; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Bootsy Cooper.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in Clark Cemetery by the Rev. Wayne C. Moore. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.

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From Esther Ryan on February 23rd, 2013
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We all miss you Debbie. You were one of the best, kind hearted and helped us all. Thoughts of you are happy ones, Miss you!
 

Ricardo Mike Belton

September 4th, 1964 - May 1st, 1992


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RICARDO M. BELTON

HAMPTON - Ricardo M. "Rick" Belton, 27, a native of Orleans, France, and a Peninsula resident for most of his life, died Friday, May 1.

 

Mr. Belton was a physical therapist at NovaCare of Virginia Beach.

Survived by his wife, Pamela S. Belton; a daughter, Jessica Leigh Belton; his parents, Vaughan Belton and Jacinta Belton of Hampton; his paternal grandmother, Katie Carter of Camden, S.C.; three sisters, Nora Wright of Wilmington, Del., and Katie McCarthy and Vivian Dubois, both of Hampton; and four brothers, Norman Belton of Fort Drum, N.Y., and Vaughan Belton, Vernon Belton and Robert Belton, all of Hampton.

Visitation from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Peninsula Funeral Home, Newport News. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at Peninsula Funeral Home by the Rev. Braxton Allport. Burial in Hampton Memorial Gardens.

Memorials to the March of Dimes, 417 Thalia Rd., Virginia Beach 23452

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Catherine Brown

- - February 20th, 2016

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NEWPORT NEWS - Catherine (Cathy) E. Brown, 50, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, February 20, 2016 with her Mother and friends by her side. She was predeceased by her father Edward M. Brown and brother Lawrence E. Brown. Survived by her mother, Shizuko Brown of Hampton, VA, niece Tianna Brown of Dover DE, aunts and a host of cousins. She will be remembered by friends Elizabeth Webster, Mj Dawley, Beverly Williams and her Peninsula Jaycee family. Born at Kadena AFB in Okinawa, she lived throughout the U.S., settled in Hampton, graduated from Kecoughtan HS, worked in retail and banking, before retiring as a head teller from Old Point National Bank. She loved all things Lord of the Rings, movies, reading, knitting and the Dallas Cowboys. Her most fulfilling passion was working with the Jaycees. Cathy was a Past President of the Peninsula Jaycees and a Life Member in the VA Jaycees. A celebration of Cathy's life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Parklawn-Wood Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Inurnment will follow at the cemetery.
 
Published in Daily Press on Feb. 27, 2016

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William Richard Cash III

- - January 9th, 2012


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NEWPORT NEWS - William R. "Bill" Cash III, 46, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.
He is survived by his parents, William and Johanna Cash; and his sister and brother-in-law, Katherine Cash-Bolt and Timothy Bolt.
Funeral services will be private. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.                  

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From sandy howard-ellett on March 13th, 2013
I met Cash at Jones Jr. High he was one of the first guy that I started talking to he was funny, smart, demanding, friendly.  We talked alot we live just down the road from eachother, Cash you will be missed sorry we never got the chance to continue being friends.
 

Clyde "Sonny" Castle, Jr

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Connie Castle (Fail)

- - November 6th, 2015

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NEWPORT NEWS - Connie Castle Fail died Friday, November 6, 2015. Born to Clyde and Joan Gail Castle on December 22, 1964, she was a loving, caring wife and mother of three daughters. She loved helping people and never hesitated to lend a hand when needed. She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Todds Lane, Hampton where she was a volunteer and involved in many activities, and had recently joined the church choir. She was preceded in death by her mother Joan Gail Castle, and brother Clyde "Sonny" Dallas Castle Jr. She is survived by her husband of 22 years Donald Keith Fail; daughters Melissa, Makayla, and Makenzie Fail; father Clyde Dallas Castle Sr. and step mother Violet "Cathy" Castle; sister in-law Susan Rhodes; god-son and nephew Eric Rhodes; niece Crystal Dameron; brother in-law Leonard Dameron; sister in-law Lori Dameron; along with a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 am Saturday, November 14, 2015 followed by a service at 11:00 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 1458 Todds Lane Hampton led by Rev. Marcia Fuson with burial at Parklawn Memorial Park. R. Hayden Smith Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Published in Daily Press on Nov. 11, 2015

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James Bland Garner

- - February 28th, 1994


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JAMES B. GARNER

WILLIAMSBURG - James Bland Garner, 28, who worked for ground maintenance at the College of William and Mary, died Monday, Feb. 28.

Mr. Garner was a native of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and a Peninsula resident for 24 years. He was active in the Williamsburg Recreational Softball League and attended Radford University.

Survived by his wife, Tara Garner; a daughter, Alyssa Garner of Williamsburg; a stepdaughter, Ashley Rogers of Williamsburg; two stepsons, Codey Rogers and Colby Rogers of Williamsburg; his parents, Malcolm and Jennifer Garner Sr. of Hampton; maternal grandmother, Gladys Bland of Irthingborough, England; three sisters, Eva Montes of Anaheim Hills, Calif., Jennifer Wampler and Lori Collier of Hampton; and a brother, Malcolm Garner Jr. of Port Royal.

Visitation from 7 to 9 tonight at Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home, Hampton. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home by the Rev. Douglas Stowe. Burial in Hampton Memorial Gardens.

Memorials to James City County Fire and Rescue Department, 5077 John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg 23185.

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Keith Hinton

- - October 20th, 2014

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HAMPTON - Keith Hinton, 49, passed away suddenly, Monday Oct. 20th. He will be remembered as a loving and giving son, brother, friend with a smile on his face and an ardent Dallas Cowboys fan. He was a 1983 graduate of Kecoughtan High School. Upon graduating he joined the U.S. Army and served 12 years. At the time of his death he was employed with Mondelez International (Kraft Foods). He was preceded in death by his father James E. "Shorty" Hinton. He is survived by his mother Bessie J. Hinton, sisters Vera and Lisa Hinton, all of Hampton; 4 uncles, 2 great aunts and 1 great uncle; a host of relatives and friends. A viewing will be held Friday, Oct. 24th 12- 6 p.m. at Cooke Bros. The funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25th 2014 at Bethel Christian Church (BCC), 21 Rip Rap Rd. Hampton, VA. 23669 

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Sonya Denise Johnson (Jamieson)

November 13th, 1964 - May 29th, 2010


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Jamieson, Sonya Denise (Age 45) of La Plata, MD.

Sonya Denise Jamieson, a wonderful mother, wife, daughter, sister, niece, cousin, and an extremely dear friend, transitioned to eternal life on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at Civista Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland, a place she loved for it’s quaint, small town atmosphere.

Born November 13, 1964, in Hampton, Virginia, Sonya arrived making everyone smile and loving her instantly, especially her parents, the late Wilbert McKinley Johnson and Mattie Johnson. She attended Hampton Public Schools and graduated from Kecoughtan High School in 1983. Upon graduation, Sonya enrolled at Virginia State University, where she met her future husband and father of her two beautiful children. Sonya graduated cum laude from Virginia State University in 1988.

Upon graduation, she moved to Arlington, Virginia where she worked as a counselor for inmates incarcerated in Virginia prisons for several years. Sonya later moved to Maryland and married her college sweetheart, Henry Edward Jamieson, Jr. on April 6, 1991.

After marriage, Sonya followed her other passion and began teaching in the Charles County Public Schools. Sonya taught Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students for sixteen and a half years at several schools in Charles County before her retirement from Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School in 2008.

Upon retirement, Sonya continued to be an enthusiastic and comedic family member and friend, despite the pain she often had to endure. She was extremely funny and had a knack for remembering the most obscure humorous facts from her childhood, especially as they related to her beloved father.

Sonya is survived by her husband, Henry Edward Jamieson, Jr, two children, Chesney Ahreanna Jamieson and Julian Avery Jamieson, mother, Mattie Johnson, brother, Justin Anthony Johnson, sister Pereuna Johnson, aunts, Janie Mae Gary, Elnora Mason, Effie Johnson, and Irene Johnson, uncles Carroll Mason and Collin Moore, mother-in-law, JoAnn Gray Jamieson, father-in-law Henry Edward Jamieson, Sr., two sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, nine nieces and nephews, a host of great aunts and uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends, including one devoted friend, Tiris Henley of Richmond, Virginia.

Viewing, 9:00 to 10:00am; Family Tribute Service, 10:00am; Mass of Christian Burial, 11:00am; Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, Maryland. Cremation will follow the Mass of Christian Burial. Arrangements entrusted to THORNTON Funeral Home, P.A., Indian Head, Maryland.

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Floyd McSwain Jr

October 20th, 1963 - May 21st, 2002


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Floyd A. Mcswain Jr.

May 23, 2002

HAMPTON — Floyd A. McSwain Jr. went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at Hampton Sentara Hospital. He was a native of Hampton, Va. He was born October 20, 1963. He graduated from Kecoughtan High School after which he attended Norfolk State University.

He was musically inclined in various instruments. Most recently he played with the recording group Voices of Expression as a bass player. He was well known in all communities. He became an entrepreneur in the charter bus service of McSwain Tours. He was a member of Widow's Son Masonic Lodge #54 P.H.A.
 

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd A. McSwain Sr.

He is survived by a son, Floyd A. McSwain III, and his mother, Dollie O. McSwain; four sisters, Flolirla Bells of St. Petersburg, Fla., Carlethia McSwain and Joyce Holloway of Hampton, Va., and Rosetta Everett of Virginia Beach, Va.; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

The funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 2500 Chestnut Avenue, Newport News, Va. The wake will be from 7 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel. Family and friends will assemble at the home by 11:45 a.m. Saturday.

Arrangements by Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel.
 

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Carolyn Armstrong (Perry)

December 6th, 1965 - June 28th, 2006

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Carolyn Anita Perry

July 05, 2006

HAMPTON — On Wednesday, June 28, 2006, Carolyn Anita Perry quietly slept away to be with her Heavenly Father.

Carolyn Anita Perry was born on December 6, 1965. She was the wife of Isaac Perry of Hampton, Va.; daughter of Marsha Armstrong and beloved daughter and stepdaughter of Bert and Nann Dale of Hampton. She leaves to cherish her memories, her son, Travone Donta' Freelon; seven brothers and sisters, Carlton A. Armstrong (Erika) of Baltimore, Md., Michelle Armstrong of New York, Cassandra Hailey-Washington of Hampton, Aliki Swatt (Earold) and Alida Brimmer (Freddie) of New Orleans, La., Kristin and Ryan Dale of Hampton; a special cousin, Allen (Retha) Richardson of Newport News; her best friend, Debbie Coleman of Hampton and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.

 

Carolyn graduated from Kecoughtan High School in 1984 and attended Thomas Nelson Community College. At the time of her death, she was employed with the Hampton School System at Jefferson Davis Middle School. She was a devoted mother to her son, Travone, whom she loved and cherished.

A celebration of Carol's life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 6 at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple, 3100 Butternut Drive, Hampton, Va., with the Reverend Jerome Barber officiating. Family and friends are being received at the home of her father, Bert Dale, 13 Phenix Court, Hampton, Va. For further information call (757) 244-2419.

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Kelly Moore (Weaver)

- - December 31st, 2013

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The family of Kelly Moore Weaver, age 48, of Hampton, VA, regrets to inform everyone of her passing on December 31, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Moore. She is survived by her husband, Richard Weaver; daughter, Amie Edwards; step-daughter, Sara Weaver; mother, Palma Mavica; sisters, Darlene MacHutta and Marielle Moore; brother, Larry Moore; and granddaughter, Camren Ort.
She was known for her selflessness, kind heart, and beautiful soul.
A ceremony celebrating her life will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 2:00 PM, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave. in Hampton, 23666.

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