Christine Renae Davis, 44, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, after an extended illness.  Born in Hampton, Christine worked as a financial account clerk with Ferguson Enterprises, Newport News prior to her illness.  She had lived in Smithfield for nearly 20 years.  

A beloved wife, daughter, mother and grandmother, Christine leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 13 years, Anthony Quinn Davis; her mother, Kathy J. Morse and stepfather, Mike Morse; her father, Billy G. Jones and step-mother, Janis; two sons, Keith Allen Johnson and Patrick Dantae Davis; granddaughter, Mae Aubre Davis; step-sisters, Kelly Morse and Kristen Holmes; step-brothers, Michael Paul Morse and Justin Chance; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of extended family members all who loved and will miss Christine.

A service celebrating Christine’s life will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m. in Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton, with the Rev. Marion Kirby.  The family will receive friends in the home. Burial will be private 

The family request any memorial contributions be directed to Western Tidewater Free Clinic, 2019 Meade Parkway, Suffolk, VA 23434, or to the charity of one’s choice.
Service arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton Blvd. Carrollton, VA.  Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at


Mary Louise Barlow Haverty, 83, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.  Born in Isle of Wight County, Feb. 23, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Bessie Wright and Joseph R. Barlow Sr. She was a retired teacher of Smithfield High School and a member of the Smithfield Baptist Church.

Mary Lou is survived by her daughters, Mary Kim Haverty and Suzanne Haverty; son, Dr. Howard O. Haverty Jr. (Diane); three grandchildren, Joseph Patrick Haverty (Reanne), Daniel Jeffrey Haverty (Kelley) and Lauren Olivia Haverty; brother, Dr. Thomas W. Barlow (Sandra) and sister-in-law, Shirley K Barlow. She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard O. Haverty Sr. and her brother, Joseph Ray Barlow Jr.

A memorial will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton, with the Rev. Dr. Don Rhoton officiating. Private burial will follow in St. Luke’s Memorial Park.  Following the service, the family will receive friends in the funeral home at a reception hosted by Smithfield Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to charitable organization of your preference, in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are in the care of the Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton, Blvd., Carrollton.  Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at

Michael Chase Bell, 18 of Smithfield found peace on Jan. 17, 2018 at the University of Virginia Medical Center with his family by his side. Chase is a graduate of Smithfield High School, class of 2017. He is known to be charismatic, kind, selfless and empathetic. He is treasured for his handsome smile and uplifting wit. He loved playing video games, cooking, playing poker, watching football and golf, fishing and being with family. He is remembered and cherished by his devoted and loving parents, Michael and Diane Bell; siblings, Brandon Rhodes, Hollie Rhodes and Hunter Bell; maternal grandparents, Harry and Juanita Dixon; paternal grandparents, Donald and Carolyn Bell; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Chase’s memory will be celebrated by friends, family and the community on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home in Smithfield. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chase Bell Memorial Fund at any TowneBank location.   
Condolences may be registered online at


Mary Alberta Maine Rose, 93, passed away Jan. 14, 2018.  She was born in Providence, R.I., the daughter of the late Orrin Albertus Maine and Jennie Ann Hannon Maine.  She was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Dale “Red” Haywood Rose Sr. 

Mary is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lorita J. and Edward Lawler Sr.; son and daughter-in-law, Dale H. Rose Jr. and Brenda Rose; grandchildren and their spouses, Edward J. Lawler Jr. (Lorraine), Robert Walker (Diane), Monica Lawler, Cecelia Daniels, David Walker (Tina), Marianne Brandt (Chris); and seven great grandchildren.
Services will be private.  Condolences may be registered online at


Ann Powell Eley, 83, of Suffolk, passed away Jan.14, 2018. She was born in Suffolk to the late Joseph and Mary Powell.  Ann was a graduate of Windsor High School, Class of 1952.  

Ann worked full time as a purchaser at Gwaltney Foods and after her retirement there she managed the books and the crew (Dicky and Ricky) for Eley Landscaping, not to mention she could out work them both.  She also made time to work in their garden by picking, shelling, canning and freezing.  She cooked the best “butter beans.”  The Sunday meals we all shared from her corn bread to deserts, especially chocolate meringue pie, and you-name-it, she could cooked it better than anyone.  Ann was blessed to be able to keep her grandbabies, who loved and called her “Annie Nannie.”

She is predeceased by her husband of 62 years, William R. Eley Jr.; and daughter, Cathy Lester; two sisters; and three brothers.  Survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Cynthia Edwards, and Debra Carter (Steve); son and daughter-in-law, William R. “Ricky” Eley III (Tina); son-in-law, Tim Lester; grandchildren, Britt Crowley (Tracy), Meghan Bockelman (Kaden), Sarah Jo Theisen (Matt), Caleigh Burns (CJ), William R. Eley IV (Tristen); great grandchildren, Jakob, Blair, Ali, Cash, William R. Eley V (“Liam” due in April); sisters, Helen Saunders and Betty Sue Pippin (Roy); brothers, Ed Powell (Carolyn) and Charles Powell; two special sisters-in-law Jean and Judy Powell; and many nieces and nephews.

We want to thank the staff at Consulate Health Care Windsor for the care they provided our mom over the past 11 years.  Special thanks to Kim from Heartland Hospice Care.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1 p.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 7-8 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be registered online at