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Filename Date Submitter
Table of Contents
Cemeteries
Crafford Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Fitchett Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Fitchett Cemetery #2 Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Gambol Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Gibb Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Green Lawn Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Herbert Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Index to "Cemeteries of the City of Newport News, formerly Warwick County, VA" July 2006 Dawn Stewart
Lebanon Church Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Lee Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Maney Cemetery Apr 2000 Marcia Chambers
Morrison Episcopal Church Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Newport News Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Not Named Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Peninsula Memorial Park (partial)
~ see also Virginia Tombstone Photo Project
May 2003 Dawn Stewart
Peninsula Memorial Park (partial) May 2003 Dawn Stewart
HOOPER Plot, Peninsula Memorial Park
Ann Cabaniss HOOPER DALEY - tombstone photo ; caption/description
Helen HOOPER RUSSELL- tombstone photo ; caption/description
Jun 2007 Mary W. Daley
Providence Ammish Church Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Russell Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Walls’ Slave Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Warwick Memorial Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Warwick River Mennonite Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Wilbern Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Wilson Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
Young's Cemetery Sep 2004 Joan Renfrow
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History
Newport News, origin of its name Aug 2000 William and Mary Quarterly
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Image Index
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Military Records
Confederate Pension Roles, Veterans and Widows Dec 2002 Joan Renfrow
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Obituaries and Funeral Records
Erma (NORFLEET; Mrs. William E.) BARBER
 ~ Suffolk native, d. 29 Nov 1981, Newport News, age 83
 ~ interred in Bethlehem Christian Church Cemetery, Suffolk
Jul 2011 Bruce Saunders
Sarah J. (Mrs. Caleb M.) BEASLEY
 ~ d. 15 Feb 1905, at home, Newport News, age 70
 ~ interred in Cedar Grove Cemetery (EXT-B56-L3-S4SW), Norfolk
Feb 2011 Donna Bluemink
Franklin Pierce BRADSHAW, Newport News banker, formerly of Richmond
 ~ Windsor native, d. 28 Feb 1961, at home, Newport News, age 55
 ~ interred in Greenlawn Cemetery, Newport News
Oct 2012 Matt Harris
Helen Foushee BRETT, of Newport News, b. NC, d. 8 Jan 1987, age 87
 ~ interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk
Nov 2009 Bruce Saunders
Beverly Ann BUNCH, d. 6 Feb 1957, age 11 months
 ~ daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Leon S. BUNCH, formerly of Franklin
 ~ interred in Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery
Jun 2010 Bruce Saunders
Charles Morrison BUTLER, general foreman of riggers, Newport News Shipbuilding
 ~ lifelong resident of Zuni, d. 12 Aug 1973, Suffolk, age 60
 ~ interred in Holly Lawn Cemetery, Suffolk
Jan 2011 Bruce Saunders
William J. BYRD, d. 23 Dec 1952, Richmond, age 82
 ~ interred in Peninsula Memorial Park
Feb 2010 Bruce Saunders
Katherine Lee CAMP, d. 11 Apr 1965, Ft. Eustis, age 1 day
 ~ infant daughter of Army Capt. J.W. & Linda (HOLLAND) CAMP, of Ft. Eustis
 ~ interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (Section 1, Plot 76B), Franklin
Dec 2011 Bruce Saunders
Mrs. Mary Eliza (BRANCH JOHNSON) CARR, 15-year Peninsula resident
 ~ Southampton Co. native, d. 8 Jun 1960, at home, Hampton, age 89
 ~ interred in Rosemont Cemetery, Sedley
Feb 2012 Bruce Saunders
Kimberly Dawn CARTER, Southampton Co. H.S. senior
 ~ Newport News native, d. 22 Nov 1980, near Branchville, age 18
 ~ interred in Beechwood Cemetery, Boykins
Nov 2010 Bruce Saunders
Evelyn (DANIEL; Mrs. Lloyd E.) CHANDLER, 10 Sep 1931 - 2 Dec 2007
  ~ interred in Hampton Memorial Gardens
Dec 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
James Henry CHAPMAN, Isle of Wight Co. native, d. 20 Sep 1969, Suffolk, age 42
 ~ interred in Antioch Christian Church Cemetery, near Windsor
Aug 2010 Bruce Saunders
Helen May Houck CRANDOL, 20 Jun 2007 Jun 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
Mary Elizabeth (MASON; Mrs. Clarence) DUDLEY, d. 1 Dec 2007 Dec 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
Benjamin B. DUNVILLE, former Suffolk resident
 ~ d. 24 Jun 1956, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, age 76
 ~ interred in Green Lawn Cemetery, Newport News
Jan 2010 Bruce Saunders
Floyd Franklin FOSTER, of Hampton, shipyard employee
 ~ Mathews Co. native, b. 30 Jun 1908, d. 9 Jul 1942, Roanoke Co.
 ~ interred in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News
Sep 2011 Deborah Parker
Minnie Belle (PULLER; Mrs. Lewis P.) FOSTER, formerly of Gloucester Co.
 ~ b. 23 Jul 1877, d. 7 Jun 1935, Newport News
 ~ interred in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News
Sep 2011 Deborah Parker
Hugh Ellkins GERRINGER, 29 Jul 1920 - 28 Nov 2007 Nov 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
Mary Kathryn GREER, of Newport News, d. 6 Feb 1957, age 87
 ~ interred in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL
Mar 2011 Ruth Hezlep
June Elizabeth (Mrs. Jesse {Sr.}) GROOMS
 ~ killed in wreck, 3 Oct 1969, Nansemond Co, age 35
Mar 2013 Bruce Saunders
John L. HALL, Sr., retired from Newport News Shipbuilding
 ~ Isle of Wight Co. native, d. 3 Jul 1980, Norfolk, age 63
 ~ interred in Ivor Cemetery
Nov 2010 Bruce Saunders
Mildred M. HARRIS, of Marion, NC, d. 29 Nov 2007, age 81 Dec 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
Evelyn (PRUDEN; Mrs. Dewitt T.) HOBBS, of Newport News
 ~ Nansemond Co. native(?), d. 9 Nov 1935
 ~ interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk
Oct 2010 Bruce Saunders
Benjamin Goodman HORNE, Jr., Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock employee
 ~ b. 25 Dec 1916, killed in workplace accident, 12 Jul 1940, Newport News
 ~ interred in the family cemetery
Apr 2011 William J. DelMonte &
Bruce Saunders
Mrs. Grace D. (PITTMAN BOWDEN) JOYNER, formerly of Newport News
 ~ Surry Co. native, d. 3 Sep 1981, Newport News, age 77
 ~ interred in the BOWDEN-JOYNER family cemetery, Zuni
Jul 2011 Bruce Saunders
William Vance LARMER, Jr., 20-year employee of Newport News Shipbuilding
 ~ TN native, d. 2 Oct 1949, at home, Newport News
 ~ interred in St. Luke's Cemetery, Isle of Wight Co.
Jan 2011 Bruce Saunders
Elizabeth LeClaire (NELMS; Mrs. R. Claude Sr.) LUKE, Peninsula resident
 ~ Nansemond Co. native, d. 6 May 1979, age 89
 ~ interred in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News
Sep 2011 Deborah Parker
A.T. "Toby" MOORE, Staunton hotel manager, formerly of Newport News
 ~ b. Franklin, d. 16 Jul 1935, Staunton, age 55
 ~ interred in Staunton
Feb 2011 William J. DelMonte &
Bruce Saunders
Adolphus Garland MOSELEY, Sr., 1942 Aug 2006 Steve Pearsall
Mrs. Lucille (AKERS) MUNDEN, former Peninsula resident
 ~ Rocky Mount, NC native, d. 12 Jan 1990, Norfolk, age 100
 ~ interred in Elmwood Cemetery, (Wall A, Block O, Lot 68, Space 6E), Norfolk
Feb 2013 Suzy Fleming
Louella "Lulie" (DREWRY; Mrs. Joseph A.) MUNFORD
 ~ Isle of Wight Co. native, d. 10 Dec 1980, Newport News, age 97
 ~ interred in Mill Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Isle of Wight Co.
Dec 2010 Bruce Saunders
Mollie (SIMONS; Mrs. Clarence) NELMS, d. ca. 11 Nov 1986, Newport News
 ~ funeral in Newport News
Mar 2010 Bruce Saunders
Asa Eric NYSTROM, b. 8 Jul 1981, d. 6 Aug 1981
 ~ son of Harold K. "Shawn" & Pamela (BYRUM) NYSTROM, of Newport News
 ~ interred in Holly Lawn Cemetery (Block I, Section 4, Lot 1), Suffolk
Jul 2011 Bruce Saunders
Nathan O'NEAL, military veteran
 ~ d. 23 Mar 2009, age 93
 ~ interred in Elmwood Cemetery, (Block 3rd A W, Lot 66 1/2, Space 5S), Norfolk
Feb 2013 Suzy Fleming
Gilbert Clifton PANTON, of Newport News, shipyard employee
 ~ d. 12 Apr 1967, Newport News, age 60
 ~ interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (Annex 2, Plot 161), Franklin
Sep 2012 Bruce Saunders
Dr. Thomas J. PRETLOW (III), Newport News city health officer
 ~ d. 1 Jun 1916, Newport News, age 33
 ~ interred in Jerico (Beechwood) Cemetery
Jan 2009 Bruce Saunders
Herbert Ralph RAWLINGS (Sr.), of Newport News, Pet Ice Cream Co. manager
 ~ Jarratt native?, d. 27 Nov 1950, Fort Myers, FL, age 44
 ~ interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (Annex 2, Plot 238), Franklin
May 2013 Bruce Saunders
Louise (JONES; Mrs. Paul B.) ROGERS, b. 27 Feb 1914, d. 27 Nov 2007 Dec 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
Albert William SMITH, b. 5 Jul 1914, d. 3 Dec 2007 Dec 2007 Faye Satterthwaite
Arthur Edward STONE, Jr.
 ~ b. Newport News, d. 19 Apr 1988, Portsmouth, age 71
 ~ interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk
Apr 2010 Bruce Saunders
Gustavious T. "Gus" UZZELL ~ obit · death certificate
 ~ b. 20 Aug 1860, Southampton Co., d. 5 Feb 1916, Isle of Wight Co.
 ~ interred in Greenlawn Cemetery, Newport News
Mar 2009 Ann Marie Piland &
Matt Harris
Elnora (ROWE YOUNG; Mrs. W. Raleigh) WHITE, of Albany, Dougherty Co., GA
 ~ b. Denbeigh, d. 8 Jun 1965, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA
 ~ interred in Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, GA
Jun 2003 Debra Crosby
Joel Flournoy WHITLEY, formerly of Isle of Wight Co.
 ~ b. near Smithfield, d. 14 Mar 1937, Newport News, age 73
 ~ interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (Annex 2, Plot 53), Franklin
Feb 2011 William J. DelMonte &
Bruce Saunders
Louis Edward ZEHRBACH, formerly of Franklin, turbine engineer
 ~ accidentally killed 26 Dec 1946, Deieperestrol dam, Russia
 ~ interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (Annex 2, Plot 111), Franklin
Apr 2013 Bruce Saunders
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