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Samuel Dennis

Samuel Keynhia "Yammie" Dennis

Tuesday, December 2nd, 1986 - Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Samuel Keynhia Dennis, the beloved son of Samuel Dennis and Vana Dennis, was born on December 2, 1986 in Nassawadox, Virginia. He departed this life and gained his heavenly wings on February 16, 2021.

“Yammie,” as he was called by family and friends, was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Bloxom, Virginia.

“Yammie” was a truck driver for Dennis Trucking and a member of the Rated X Motorcycle Club. He also loved drag racing, going fishing, and hunting.

“Yammie” was a gentle giant with a heart of gold. He was always willing to help anyone in need, he would literally give you the shirt off of his back. “Yammie’s” favorite past time was being surrounded by his family and friends. And you were guaranteed to laugh nonstop whenever he was around. His was truly the “Life of the Party” and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

“Yammie” was preceded in death by Lenora Burgton Dennis, Sam Parker, Ann Handy Ayres, and John Henry Ayres.

He leaves to cherish his fond memories: his daughters, Danae Dennis and Danasia Dennis; parents, Samuel Dennis and Vana Dennis; sisters, Tikisha Dennis (Jamal), Senora Dennis, Tiffany Dennis, and Kentoya Sample; brothers, Sedrick Dennis, Arren Dennis, Antoine Dennis, and Kevin Cropper; aunts, Evangeline Hickman, Rosie Brickhouse, Martha (Ross) Bailey, Sadra Bailey, Bonnie Hinmon, Mae (Monty) Davis, Shirley Lilliston, and Viola (Gregory) Williams; uncles, Barry(Vanessa) Dennis, Bruno (Annie) Dennis, Bernard Dennis, Henry (Linda) Handy, Larry (Shirley) Handy, and Donnie (Brenda) Ayres; great, great-aunt, Jackie Dennis; nephew, Jahlik Samuel; niece, Onya Dennis; godparents, Eddie Savage, Leroy Townsend, and Mitchell Townsend; and a host of cousins and friends.
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Service Details

  • Private Funeral Service

    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 1:00pm
    Mary N. Smith Cultural Enrichment Center
    24577 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. Tamela Wise
  • Interment

    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 1:00pm
    Macedonia Baptist Cemetery
    27105 Nelsonia Rd
    BLOXOM, VA 23308
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Gail Handy

Posted at 12:11pm
Sending condolence to the family for our Lost .Praying for everyone that god will give you the strength to endure.
Elwood and Gail Handy

Rated X Motorcycle of Maryland

Posted at 07:53pm
As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of "Samuel Keynhia Dennis".
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Posted at 08:57am
Till we meet again you will forever be in my heart.. Samuel favorite color was blue, so this is to you from me
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Earl Dupey

Posted at 03:41pm
Sorry for your loss
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Melynda Dennis

Posted at 08:15pm
Will really miss you cuz remembering all the laughs and fun times we had at the crib.rest easy cuz gone but not forgotten

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