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|Vionia Ward Brown|
Vionia Ward Brown, 77, a native of Poquoson, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her son, Larry “Shy” Ward; mother, Nettie Bunting; father, Stephen Holloway; brother, Ernest “Dickie” Holloway Jr.; and brother-in-law,William Insley. Vionia is survived by her husband, William S. Brown; a son, Herlie Ward; three daughters, Debra Brown, Kim Meadows (Grant), and Lisa Turner (Robert); sisters, Lucille Insley and Lottie Blackwell (Cecil); brother, Marvin Holloway (Helen); and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, 6:30 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, by Pastor Jim Weston, followed by visitation until 8:00 PM. There will be a private family service at a later date. Memorial contributions in Vionia’s memory may be made to C.H.K.D., 601 Children’s Lane, 2nd Floor,Norfolk, VA, 23507. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com
|L. Wayne Evans, Sr.|
L. Wayne Evans Sr., 74, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. He worked the water early on tonging oysters in the James River, and then worked as a carpenter and “jack of all trades” in home construction for most of his life, which he enjoyed. Wayne was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and Poquoson Masonic Lodge #49, AF & AM. He and Paulette were very active and generous in local fund raising efforts. They enjoyed their regular gathering of friends at Messick Point, and especially vacations to Myrtle Beach with good friends, Bud & Jean Southall. Wayne was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 53 years, Paulette; mother, Helen Quinn; father, Sidney Franklin Evans Sr.; and grandson, James Sidney Evans. He is survived by his daughter, Glory Evans Rabon (Dave); three sons, Wayne Evans (Belinda), Chris Evans, (Marcie), and David Lee Evans (Valarie); two brothers, Sidney F. Evans Jr.and Timothy Cole Evans (Laura); a sister, Linda Hill (Bob); nine grandchildren, Katie Richert (Brad), Dustin Rabon, Jacob Evans, Brandon Evans, Jessica Evans, Caleb Evans, Taylor Evans, Amanda Evans, and Christen Evans; two great-grandchildren, Jenna Richert and Brady Richert; special sister-in-law, Pat McDowell; andnumerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A visitation will be tonight from 6-8pm atClaytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held Thursday, 11:00 AM, at Trinity United Methodist Church by Rev. Charles R. Stacy and Pastor Buddy Chapman. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, with Masonic rites. Other times the family will be at Glory’s home, 224 N. Lawson Rd., Poquoson. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com . “He will be truly missed by all his familyand friends”. Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, is in charge of arrangements.
|Helen D. Lanzisera|
Helen D. Lanzisera, 85, mother of Lynne Glowinski of Dillwyn, VA, Ellen McDaniel of Poquoson, and Mauro Lanzisera Jr. of Maryland, passed away May 8,013. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6-8 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, and other times at 43A Rens Road, Poquoson..
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