DEATH NOTICES AS POSTED IN THE NORFOLK VIRGINIAN AKA VIRGINIAN PILOT
NOV 30, 1884
MR. WILLIAM J. GRANT DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON DINWIDDIE STREET LAST FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER A LONG ILLNESS FROM CONSUMPTION. THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM HIS RESIDENCE THIS AFTERNOON AT 4PM. MR. GRANT WAS 44 YEARS OF AGE AND WAS WELL AND FAVORABLY KNOWN.
DEC 6 1884
THE FUNERAL OF THE LATE MRS JOSEPHINE ROSS WIFE OF JOHN ROSS.
MRS. FANNIE B. THOMPSON WIFE OF JAMES E. THOMPSON.
DEC 21 1884
W.M. LAYLOR, WHITE, RESIDEING AT 108 MAIN STREET, ENTERED RHEA'S LIQUOR STORE ON MARKET SQUARE ABOUT 6:30PM LAST NIGHT AND ASKED FOR A DRINK. HE WAS PARTLY UNDER TH INFLUENCES OF LQUOR AT THE TIME AND THE BARKEEPER REFUSED TO LET HIM HAVE MORE. HE THEN SEATED HIMSELF ON A BOX AND IN A FEW MINUTES IT WAS DISCOVERD HE WAS DDEAD. HIS BODY WAS CARRIED TO POLICE HQ AND AT 9:30PM DR. E. N NEWTON HELD AN DINQUEST THE JURY FINDING THAT HE DIED FROM A CONGESTIVE CHILL.
THE MANY FRIENDS OF MR. J. P WITHY WILL BE SORRY TO LEARN OF HIS DEATH AT HIS RESIDENCE NO. 170 MAIN STREET YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT 1PM. MR. WITHY HAS CONDUCTED A GENERAL MACHINIST BUSINES FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS AND HIS LOSS WILL BE DEEPLY FELT. HIS FUENRAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROMT HE 2ND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH THIS AFTERNOON AT 3PM.
THE FUNERAL OF MRS. PEMBROKE B. KELTER TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY FROM CENTRAL M.E. CHURCH AND WAS WELL ATTENDED BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
MRS. J. O. LIVEZY DIED IN HAMPTON VA.
DEC 31 1884
MR. JASON E. TUCKER, BROTHER OF MR. WILLIS TUCKER AND FOR SOME TIME AN EMPLOYEE OF THE FERRY, DIED SUDDENLY AT THE STORE OF MR. H.E. CULPEPER YESTERDAY ABOUT 9:45AM. He was sitting in the store conversing with some friends when he suddenly fell back and before any one could reach him had died from heart dicease. a jury of inquest was summoned who after viewing the body returned a verdict in accordance with the above. christmas morning his sister, Mrs. Hodges died suddenly at her residence in DEEP CREEK, from the same disease. After the inquest the remains were conveyed to the residence of his brother, on the corner of dinwiddie and king streets, from whose house the fuenral will take place this afternoon at 2pm and the remains will be conveyed to the family buring ground at tucker's crossing norfolk county. he was a member of montauk tribe no. 55 I.O.R.M. grice lodge of odd fellows and protsmouth lodge no. 16 knights of pythias. the deceased was in the 46th year and though a suffere for some time he was not supposed to be in danger.