Frances W. Hart

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 11, 2002

Frances J. Wright Hart, 71, of 138 Mahan St., Suffolk, died Monday, July 8, 2002 in Obici Hospital. She was a native of Nansemond County, and a daughter of the late Everett and Annie Broadway Wright.

She was a former member of First Baptist Church, Mahan Street.

She is survived by two daughters, Cindy Wright and Kim Wright, both of Suffolk; five sons and their spouses, Ricky and Kathy Hart of District Heights, Md.; Glenn and Phyllis Hart of Lanham, Md.;

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Kenneth and Lures Hart of Greenbelt, Md.; Brian and Valerie Hart, and Jeffery Hart, all of Suffolk; one step-son, Alexander Copeland of Suffolk; one sister, Eva Hawkins of Suffolk; one brother and his spouse, Bobby and Bernice Wright of Portsmouth; a devoted grandchild, Krystal Wright; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two special nieces, Angelia Miles and Donna Arrington; and other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church, Mahan Street, by Bishop Madison Copeland. Interment will be in the Morning Star Baptist Church Cemetery, Windsor.

Crocker Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Joe W. Johnson Jr.

Joe Wilson Johnson Jr., 60, of 2330 Good Hope Road, S.E. Washington, D.C., died Friday, July 5, 2002, at Howard University Hospital.

He was a native of Nansemond County. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Wilson Johnson, Sr., a sister, Martha Watson; and a brother, Benjamin Johnson

He had retired as a supervisor from Vanguard Technologies Corporation, and was a member of Tenth Street Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Martha Ann Johnson; two sisters, Beanie Johnson and Portia Mornings (Sam); three brothers, Robert Lee Johnson (Juanita), Larry Lee Johnson (Anne), and Rev. Jerrery Johnson (Doris); several nieces and nephews; a godson, Joshua Leeper of

Washington, D.C.; and several other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at 11 am. Saturday in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nansemond-Suffolk Cemetery.

Arrangements by Poole’s Funeral Home, Surry.

Hattie Outlaw

Hattie Outlaw quietly passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2002 at Obici Hospital.

She was a daughter of the late Edward Jones and Cassie Tate. Her husband, Lloyd Outlaw, also preceded her in death.

She was a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church, where she served as a deaconess, missionary and Sunday School member.

Ms. Hattie leaves to cherish her memory and to celebrate her life: daughter, Linda Cathey (Hudhifah); granddaughter Furaha Cathey (Phillip); sister, Addie Wilson; brother, Louis Jones (Corine), two brothers- in-law, James Outlaw (Ruth), Clifton Outlaw (Josephine); sister-in-law, Gloria Outlaw; and aunt, Minnie Moody; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Metropolitan Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Hobbs officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norfolk.

Viewing will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday in T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home. The wake service will be held from 6 -7 p.m.

The family will receive friends at 2618 Riddick Drive.

T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home is handling arrangements.