Lewis Raiford Harris Jr.

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 22, 2004

Mr. Lewis Raiford Harris Jr., 59, of 566 Rogers Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away August 9, 2004 in Brooklyn.

He was born in the Holland Section of Suffolk to Mr. Lewis R. Harris and the late Thelma A. Harris. He is survived by one daughter, Treena V. Harris, and one son, Lewis R. Harris, III both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one brother, Thomas (Edith) Harris of Suffolk, and six sisters: Evelyn Harris, Hazel (Calvin) Boone of Richmond, Flora Harris of Chesapeake, Vivian Harris of Philadelphia, Pa., Priscilla Harris and Faye Harris of Suffolk; two additional children raised in the childhood home, John (Cynthia) Holland of Columbia, Md., and Georgia Franklin of Georgia; six devoted and loving nephews and four devoted nieces; one uncle, Ernest (Helen) Williams of Portsmouth, Va.; three aunts, Georgia Clark of Portsmouth, Lydia Whythe of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Mrs. Ella Mae (Wesley) Sabb of Brooklyn, N.Y., who lovingly opened their home and hearts to him as he transitioned to the city of New York and throughout the remainder of his life; and Clifton Williams, not only his cousin, but his best friend who was there to the end.

In 1989, Lewis Jr. retired from the United States Naval Reserve after 20 years of service. While on active duty in the Navy, he became a member of a select group of soldiers known as Seabees. He retired from the City of New York in 1991.

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He was the owner and operator of Sanford Trucking Company in Brooklyn, N.Y.. He was a dedicated Brother with the Elk’s Lodge and the Masons.

The funeral service was held Monday, August 16, at the Laurel Hill United Church 8001 South Quay Road in Suffolk, at 12:30 p.m. The Rev. Carl L. Sweat, Jr. officiated. The family assembled at 714 Carolina Road in Suffolk at 11:30 am.

Wherry Funeral Home was in charge

Moses Almore Johnson

Norfolk – Moses Almore Johnson, 74, of Norfolk, VA died on August 19, 2004.

The funeral service will be on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral.

Viewing is on Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m.

T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home in charge.

Maggie B. Knight King

Mrs. Maggie B. Knight King, a native of Purvis, Virginia, died August 11, 2004 in Hackensack, N.J. She was the daughter of the late Webber and Etta Knight.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, John King of Hackensack, N.J.; four sisters, Virginia Wynn of Bronx, N.Y., Lillian Plater, of Washington D.C., LuVirtley Minnggia of Portsmouth, and Essie Copeland, of Windsor; brother-in-law, Clarence King of Suffolk, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

The funeral service was held Monday, August 16, 2004 in Mount Olive Baptist Church in Hackensack, N.J.

Information provided by Crocker Funeral Home.