Gloria H. Whitfield

Published 9:28 pm Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Gloria H. Whitfield, of 118 Burnetts Court, Suffolk, transitioned Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at her residence. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late Clifton Goodman and Addie Lee Hinton. She was the wife of the late Robert Lee Whitfield.

She was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School. Gloria retired from Smithfield Packing Company after 25 years. She was a member of Greater First Baptist Church Orlando, where she was a trustee.

She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Dominique Parker and Robin S. Wilkins; three sons, Daryl Knight, Sr., Edward Whitfield and Ceveon Branch; 15 grandchildren, Ryshon, Ariya, Ty’Shon, Jaceyon, Janiya, Edward Jr., Shalon, Delante Saunders, Sacorya Leggette, Samyah Leggette, Sincere Harvey, Serenity Thorne, Darryl Knight, Amir Knight and Lamon Knight; three great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

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A joint funeral service with her husband will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Greater First Baptist Church Orlando. Interment will be in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Condolences maybe extended to the family at Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.