Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 25, 2009
Marzella Burton Cherry of 103 Charlotte Avenue, Suffolk, died Thursday, January 22, 2009 at Sentara Obici Hospital. She was a native of Southampton County, VA and the daughter of the late George Burton and Julia Smith Hart. She was also predeceased by her husband, William Cherry.
She was a former member of Sixth Street Baptist Church.
She leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Antonio Cherry and Javias Cherry of Suffolk; one grandchild; three sisters, Nellie Burton, Hilda Boone (Joseph) of Suffolk and Georgia Mae Burton of Florida; a devoted friend, Clarence Parker; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at Sixth Street Baptist Church with the Rev. James Wiliams officiating. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences maybe sent to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.