Ms. Vera Marie Taliaferro, 80, formerly of 526 Taliaferro Road in Newport News, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News.
Vera is survived by her two devoted sons, Charles Taliaferro Sr. (Wanda) of Petersburg and Leon Taliaferro of Tulsa, Okla.; daughter, Diane Weekes of Williamsburg; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and her great-great-grandchild; sister-in-law, Christine Taliaferro; nieces and nephews; and other loving relatives and a host of caring friends.
A celebration of her life will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Rising Sun Baptist Church, Lackey. A viewing was held held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at Whiting’s Funeral Home.
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