Okeson Darnell Galloway

Published 7:21 pm Tuesday, January 11, 2011

January 7, 2011

Okeson Darnell Galloway, 54, passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at Norton Hospice Pavilion in Louisville, Ky. Okeson was the son of the late Vernon L. and Lelia M. Galloway.

He was a native of Suffok, Va. and a retired bricklayer.

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Okeson is survived by his wife, Vanessa Galloway, of Suffolk; one daughter, Ju-Dale Anderson, of Suffolk; three brothers, Dwight Galloway, of Hampton, Va., Proctor Galloway (Linda), of Richmond, Va. and Chetter Galloway, of Atlanta, Ga.; six sisters, Umeco Galloway, of Suffolk, Ternon Lee (Ezekiel), of Williamsburg, Va., Avis Carr (Julius), of Greenville, N.C., Dreese Eley, of Aulander, N.C., Conjo Whitney (Deran), of Suffolk, Va., and Melissa Perry (Nathaniel), of Edenton, N.C.; one grandson, Alize’ Anderson; several nieces and nephews; and three special friends and caregivers, Minnie Burnett, Terica Sutton and Angela Witchard, all of Louisville, Ky.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home. Condolences can be shared with the family online at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.