ILONA P. HARRIS
KRISTIE S. HILL
Ms. Kristie Sabrina Hill, 44, formerly of Stony Creek, Virginia, passed away in Patterson, New Jersey.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 12 noon at the Petersburg Chapel-Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home. Rev. Antonel A. Myler, Sr., officiating.
Services are entrusted to the Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 South Sycamore Street, Petersburg. (804)-863-4411.
Mrs. Ilona Perry Harris of South Chesterfield, Virginia, departed this life on Monday, September 24, 2018, surrounded by her loving family and her dear friends. Ilona was born in Furth, Germany, on April 6, 1951. She grew up in Norwalk, Connecticut, and moved to Virginia in adulthood. She is predeceased by her mother, Betty Rosalie Perry and father, Harold Monroe Perry; and a nephew, Mark Janiszewski.
She leaves behind her three children: daughters, Lesley R. Harris and Tara D. Smith (Molik) and son, Tyrone M. Harris. Ilona was the doting grandmother of Jameal Harris, Chelsea Harris, Marija Harris, Zyon Harris, Zhane Harris, Tyler Dean, Taylor Dean, and Brianna Dean. She also took great pleasure in being the great grandmother of Jameal (Jam-Jam) Harris. Ilona also leaves behind her two sisters, Anneliese M. Janiszewski (Frank) of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Dawn Perry Tanner (George) of Pamplin, VA. She was a loving aunt to Sandra L. Miller Rudic (Emil), Christine A. Miller Corradino (Jeffrey), Tammy R. Janiszewski, Denise Donnelly, and Perry F. Tanner. Ilona leaves behind many loved ones including Michelle Dean, and Joy Beth Freudig, her much loved cousins and close friends.
During her career, Ilona held many positions within the U.S. Civil Service both in the U.S. and Germany. She retired from the Kenner Army Hospital at Fort Lee, Virginia. Ilona was a devout Christian and devoted herself to the service of God, family and friends.
Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 30, 2018, in the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA. Interment will be private.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com. away on Friday, September 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, David E. Roberts and Willie Temple Roberts. Fred was an Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Mr. Roberts retired from Honeywell after 30 years of service as Maintenance Foreman. He was a member of American Legion Post 146, and lifetime member and past Commander of the VFW Post 637 in Hopewell.
He is survived by his loving wife of over 40 years, Mary E. Roberts; daughter, Libbie N. Roberts; daughter, Erin V. Hingst and husband, Karl; brother, Rev. Dr. D. Alex Roberts and wife, Patsy; as well as numerous extended family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bermuda Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in honor of Fred be made to VFW Post 637 flag retirement fund. Condolences may be registered at www. jtmorriss.com. 4, 1960, to the late Woodrow Jackson Jr. and Beatrice Crutcher in Richmond, Virginia, and entered into eternal rest at his earthly residence on September 22, 2018.
Anthony was reared in Dinwiddie and attended public schools in Petersburg, Virginia. He was a graduate of Petersburg High School in 1979 and LaRose Beauty School. After beauty school, he perfected and excelled in his profession as a stylist at Cosmopolitan Hair Fashions. Anthony progressed as an entrepreneur of his own shop, attracting and pulling in other stylist forming an untouchable league that dominated in the Richmond area. Attributed to his profession, Anthony was a very special and unique person who was stylish, charming, outspoken and loved his family as well as the Dallas Cowboys.
Pastor Robinson spiritual walk was illuminated after joining New Destiny Apostolic Church. Anthony has truly demonstrated the love of Christ and his willingness to share his love through all walks of life. Anyone he ever met was never a stranger to him, but a friend.
Preceded in death Norma Lee Bland (great grandmother), Thelma Robinson (grandmother) & Susie Pulley (great aunt) who played a major part in his early years; Dorothy Graves (aunt); Milton Robinson and Francis Robinson (uncles); Woodrow Jackson Jr. (father).
He leaves to cherish his memories; devoted wife, Catherine A. Robinson; a loving daughter, La’Kendra Powell (D’Von Powell, Sr.); two stepdaughters, Sommer Harkins (Cleveland Harkins), Aja Riddick (Le’Swane Cuffee-Lewis); mother, Beatrice Crutcher; father, Stephen Crutcher; two brothers, James Richardson and Kim Richardson; three sisters, Allison Chandler and Tara Floyd (Edgar Floyd), and Lisa Johnson. He was a devoted grandfather to La’Shae Powell and D’Von Powell, Jr. in addition to 13 bonus grandchildren; godson, Jonathan Marks; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at New Destiny Apostolic Church, 4800 Brittles Ln., Henrico, VA 23231. Interment to follow immediately at Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Petersburg, VA.
Professional services entrusted to Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St., Richmond, VA 23224. (804) 232-3874.
ROBERT W. PARLIER
Dr. Robert Watkins Parlier, 88, of Hopewell, died on Friday September 28, 2018. Dr. Parlier was born in Hillsborough, NC and was a lifelong educator. He served in various positions as teacher, principal, and superintendent for Public School Systems in Winston-Salem, NC, Alexandria, VA, and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Dr. Parlier was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn Robert and Helen Watkins Parlier. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Garland Parlier; sons, Jeffrey G. Parlier and his wife, Amy, Bryan S. Parlier and his wife, Michele, daughter, Meredith P. Marshall; grandsons, David Parlier and wife, Skylar, Matthew Parlier, Michael Parlier, Jackson Holland, Cole Holland, Travis Honse and wife, Emily, David Honse, and Daniel Inge. Following his retirement as Superintendent of Hopewell City Schools, Dr. Parlier served as a volunteer in many community activities and was named “Hopewell’s Volunteer of the Year” in 2004. He was a long-time member of Lions International and received the prestigious “Melvin Jones Humanitarian Award” for outstanding contributions to the work of the Lions. In 2007, he was inducted into Hopewell’s “Senior Hall of Fame” and in 2008 was awarded the “Firth Humanitarian Award” from John Randolph Medical Center as “Outstanding Volunteer”. Other volunteer activities included working as Docent at Historic Hopewell’s St. Dennis Chapel, served as “Big Brother” to students at Dupont School, and was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, serving as Sunday School Teacher, Elder, Trustee and Choir Member. Dr. Parlier was the author of two published novels and organized the Community Writers Club of Hopewell. The family will receive friends 3:00pm to 5:00pm Sunday, September 30, 2018 at J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service 820 W. Broadway Ave. Hopewell VA, 23860. A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Monday, October 1, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church 1107 W. Broadway Ave. Hopewell VA, 23860. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church Choir. Condolences may be registered at www. jtmorriss.com.