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Riverside Memorial Cemetery
Thursday May 23rd, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

Morning Star Baptist Church
Friday May 24th, 2019

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E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment
Friday May 24th, 2019

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Irvin Maurice Petty

In the early morning hours of Saturday May 18, 2019 God sent His Angel of Mercy to take our beloved one Irvin Maurice Petty up His heavenly home. Maurice was born on November 17, 1955 in Virginia Beach, VA to the late Earnest and Marlene Petty. He graduated from Cox High School and attended Old Dominion University. He worked for Food Lion Grocery store for over 25 years.

Maurice was a faithful member of Morning Star Baptist Church and a devoted member of the deacon ministry. He was a warm friend to everyone and went out of his way to help and encourage those he came in contact with. He enjoyed watching football and going to breakfast with his brothers on Saturdays, making his sweet potatoe and coconut pies for family dinners, the church and friends.

Maurice has been reunited in God’s Kingdom with his parents Marlene and Earnest Petty, and brothers: Donald (Sneaky), Marvin (Molock), Wilford (Bay- Bay) and Bobby (Fish).

He leaves to cherish memory his loving family, brothers Kelvin, Toney, and Tyrone; sisters Diann and Charlene; special Aunt Shirley, special cousin Robert, special cousins Naomi, John, James, and Jean; nieces and nephews Alicia, Terrance, Damien, Adam, Nicole, Kevin Jr., Tony Jr., Christopher, Djann, Nekol, Cory, Demetrius. Sister- in- laws Betty, Karen, and Sharon; Brother-in-law Leon; special nephew; Jayden Weathersby; goddaughter Erica; godmother Edith Garrett; and a host of other cousins, great nieces and nephews.

It is the desire of the Petty family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers. 

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God Bless the Petty family, you have been through so much in this lifetime and He has ordered every step; therefore continue to walk with Him and fear no evil. I thank and praise each and everyone of you, because without your support our family would be at a great loss.

With much love and prayers...... AKA Raleigh & Rosina Clan

Carolyn Robinson May 23 2019 12:00 AM

My sympathy and heart goes out to the Family and Friends of Irvin Maurice Petty
I am truly sorry for the loss of your Loved One. I hope you can be comforted by Gods Word the Bible that states at Revelation 21:3,4 , God is going to wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more nor pain. The promise of the Resurrection at John 5: 28,29 that says Jesus will call to all those in the memorial tombs ( Grace ) and they will hear his voice and come out to a resurrection of life. Also, May the precious memories of Irvin comfort you all.

D.R May 20 2019 12:00 AM

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