Deloris C. Arnette Dix: Newport News, Virginia

    Deloris C. Arnette Dix of Newport News, Virginia went home to be with her mother, father, brothers and sisters on Monday, Dec. 14. She was 75.
    Born in Tabor City she was the daughter of the late Otha and Jessie Day Arnette and was a lifelong resident of Newport News, Virginia. Mrs. Dix was a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
    Survivors include her sons, Michael Dwayne Richardson of Norfolk, Virginia, Lester Dane Richardson of Florida and Robert Daniel Edwards of Newport News, Virginia; a daughter, Darlene R. Rose of Norfolk, Virginia; grandson David G. Rose of Norfolk, Virginia; great grandsons, Austyn, Gabriel and Cameron; brother Frank Arnette of Kannapolis; sisters Gracie Watts  (Carol) of Tabor City, Eula Mae Edwards (Bill) of Ahoskie and  countless nephews, nieces, friends, and her beloved Food Lion family.
    Memorial services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 at W.J. Smith and Son Funeral Home.
    The family would like to express a special thank you to the Riverside Hospice team and Hope in Home Care for their care and compassion.
    Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A102, Newport News, VA 23606.
    A guest register is available here.

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