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 Henry LeRoy Dews, Sr

Henry LeRoy Dews, Sr

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 5 May 1954 (aged 65)
Virginia, USA
Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 35309389 · View Source
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Henry's obit appeared in the May 6, 1954 issue of the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot as follows:

"Henry Dews, Sr., Grocer, Is Dead; Rites Tomorrow

Henry Leroy Dews, Sr., 65, of 813 Freeman Avenue, South Norfolk, operator of a grocery in Benmorreell, died yesterday at 7:30 p.m. in a Portsmouth hospital after an illness of one month.

A native of Princess Anne County, he had resided for 10 years in South Norfolk. He was a member of Raleigh Heights Baptist Church. His parents were William Henry and Mrs. Lorraine Estelle Collins Dews.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nina Hatchell Dews; two daughters, Mrs. J. L. Curry of South Norfolk, and Mrs. R. R. Davis of Bayside, Princess Anne County; two sons, Ernest G. Dews, of Norfolk, and Henry L. Dews, Jr., of South Norfolk; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Taylor Jones, of South Norfolk; Mrs. R. H. Nunnally, of Arlington, and Mrs. H. E. Bowen, of Nags Head, N. C.; two half-sisters, Mrs. Bessie Forbes and Mrs. Lillie Dowdy, both of South Norfolk, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 3 p.m., at the Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk. Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Park."


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  • Maintained by: Carol
  • Originally Created by: SWF
  • Added: 29 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35309389
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry LeRoy Dews, Sr (5 Dec 1888–5 May 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35309389, citing Riverside Memorial Park, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Carol (contributor 47092002) .