Newport News Obituaries

Newport News Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Newport News, VA

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  • Saturday | via Hampton Roads Daily Press 

    Public Art Foundation will dedicate sculpture to lat...

    Former Daily Press opinion editor Carol Cap , who graced these pages with her cutting wit and later went on to a labor of love bringing public art to the open spaces of Newport News, died in January at age 66. Former Daily Press opinion editor Carol Cap , who graced these pages with her cutting wit and later went on to a labor of love bringing public art to the open spaces of Newport News, died in January at age 66. A lot of thought went into the precise placement of the latest sculpture from the Newport News Public Art Foundation. "Due," by Masaru Bando, is a 7-foot tall bronze work depicting a man and a woman in an embrace.

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  • Wednesday Jun 15 | via New York Daily News 

    Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song, dies at 78 ...

    Singer Ella Fitzgerald, one of the 20th century's most famed and beloved jazz figures, died yesterday at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. The 78-year-old "First Lady of Song," who had been battling diabetes for many years and had lost both legs to the disease, died peacefully, surrounded by relatives and friends, said her spokeswoman, Andrea Hecht.

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  • Thursday Jun 2 | via The Intelligencer 

    Margaret Wheat

    Margaret Godfrey Hare Wheat passed away on May 31, 2016, at the home of her daughter, Barbara, in Newport News, VA. Margaret, the daughter of the late Edgar Scheehle and Helena Godfrey Hare was born in Wheeling on February 2, 1923.

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  • Thursday Jun 2 | via The Intelligencer 

    Margaret Wheat

    Margaret Godfrey Hare Wheat, passed away on May 31, 2016, at the home of her daughter, Barbara, in Newport News, VA. Margaret, the daughter of the late Edgar Scheehle and Helena Godfrey Hare was born in Wheeling on February 2, 1923.

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  • May 22, 2016 | via Martinsville Bulletin 

    SPENCER, Donna Jones

    Donna Jones Spencer, 65, of Carver Road, Martinsville, Va. passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at her home.

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  • May 20, 2016 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, May 21, 2016

    Mr. Herman Curtis "Tweety Byrd" Byrd, Sr. was born January 15, 1945 in Newport News, VA. He passed away on May 16, 2016 in Durham, NC.

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