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Russell Dennis

Russell "Bill" Dennis

Friday, June 9th, 1939 - Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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Russell “Bill” Dennis departed this life on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in Salisbury, Maryland. Born on June 9, 1939 in Makemie Park, Virginia, he was preceded in death by his parents, the late John and Flossie Watson Dennis.

“Bill” received his education in the public schools of Accomack County. At an early age, he became a member of St. John’s Independent Church in Messongo, Virginia.

“Bill” was a very private man who loved to spend time with his family. He served in the United States Army and after his discharge, he also worked a number of years for different employers including: Perdue, Vernon Drewer Seafood, and Campbell Soup.

“Bill” enjoyed listening to music and putting together puzzles. Although, “Bill” is no longer with us physically, his love and memory will always be with us.

“Bill” was preceded in death by his wife, Carrie; son, Russell, Jr.; granddaughter, LuVina; five brothers, William, Rudolph, John, Jr., Roger, and Elwood; and a sister, Pauline.

“Bill” leaves to cherish his loving memories: four children, Andora (Anthony) Parker, Jessica Dennis, Antonio Dennis, all of Bridgeton, NJ, and Danny Hinmon of Hampton, VA; bonus daughters, Keisha Thornton of Salisbury, MD and April Dennis of Bridgeton, NJ; numerous grandchildren; a brother, Gralyn (Rachel) Hinmon of Accomac, VA.; three sisters, Thelma Holden of Pocomoke, MD, Diane Holden, and Alma Brim, both of Temperanceville, VA; aunt, LaRue Holden of Withams, VA; a special friend, Justine Crosby; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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Service Details

  • Private Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 | 11:00am
    Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 11:00am
    Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc.
    24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
    Accomac, VA 23301
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    In light of the evolving situation with COVID-19 virus, we are making adjustments to adapt to the current health emergency. In order to reduce the spread of the virus in our community, we are limiting the public’s access to our facility. We will continue to serve our families with the utmost dignity, as well as maintain the safety guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
    We have received notification of the Governor’s Executive Order Sixth Amended Number Sixty-Seven (2020) and Order of Public Health Emergency Seven, which imposes the following restriction:
    Effective Midnight, Sunday, November 15, 2020, all public and private in person gatherings of 25 or more individuals are prohibited. This includes outdoor and indoor settings.
    In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order, Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc. will comply and hold all services private until further notice. We will not have any public viewings. In an effort to accommodate family and friends, we are posting photos and the funeral/graveside service video of your loved ones on their respective Book of Memory pages on our website, www.cooperandhumbles.com. This will allow you to have a lasting memory picture and attend the service virtually. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time and as soon as this matter is resolved, we will resume our normal practices.
    Rev. Brenda Wise
  • Interment

    Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 | 11:00am
    Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 11:00am
    Groton Community Cemetery
    Hickman Ln.
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You will forever be missed but always in our hearts!
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