Elvie Lee Alston

Published 9:46 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Elvie Lee “Jimmie Mac” Alston, 66, of 511 Ashley Ave., Suffolk, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Sentara Obici Hospital. Born May 4, 1945, a native of Nansemond County, he was the son of Rosa Lee Alston and the late Willie Q. Alston. He was preceded in death by his son, Sherwin O’ron Turner; brother, James Alston; and sister, Rosetta Alston. He was a member of Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church and a former employee of Birdsong Peanut Company and Ponds.


He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Virgie M. Alston; his mother, Rosa Lee Alston, of Suffolk; four daughters, Rose Byrd (Craig), of Chesapeake, Va., Angel Baker (Bobby), of Waldorf, Md., Diane Deloatch, of New York, Gwen Johnson, of Portsmouth, Va.; three sons, Elvis Lee Manley (Carol), of Suffolk, Jeffrey L. Manley (Latoya), of Newport News, Va., Dontay Holly, of New Jersey; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Dr. John E. Jones. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.

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