Catherine Lankford

29 July, 192717 December, 2018
Obituary of Catherine Lankford
Catherine A. Lankford, 91, passed away on December 17, 2018. She was born in Edenton, NC to the late Samuel and Ella Alexander. She was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church and was a member of the Pioneers with C&P Telephone Company where she worked for 32 years. Catherine led a simple life but was loved by all who knew her. She was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Alva Lankford; daughter Patricia Morrison; brother Marvin Alexander; sisters, Mildred Williams, Margaret Luke and Elma Tyler. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Deborah West and her husband David of Norfolk, VA; son-in-law Robert Morrison of Cummings, GA; sisters Dorine Straub of Salem, VA and Juanita Campbell and her husband Donald of Medford, NJ; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer Davis of NC, Christine Schram of GA, and Ronald West of Norfolk, VA; 2 great grandchildren, Alex and Eric Marchi; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home with a visitation prior to the service starting at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beth Sholom Village or Freda H. Gordon Hospice and Palliative Care of Tidewater.

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  • Alva Lankford Husband of 36 years (deceased)
  • Patricia Morrison Daughter (deceased)
  • Marvin Alexander Brother (deceased)
  • Mildred Williams Sister (deceased)
  • Margaret Luke Sister (deceased)
  • Elma Tyler Sister (deceased)
  • Deborah West and her husband David Daughter
  • Robert Morrison Son-in-law
  • Dorine Straub Sister
  • Juanita Campbell and her husband Donald Sister
  • Jennifer Davis Granddaughter
  • Christine Schram Granddaughter
  • Ronald West Grandson
  • Alex Marchi Great Grandson
  • Eric Marchi Great Grandson

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Thursday, 20 December, 2018


Thursday, 20 December, 2018

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