Peretha “Pat” Washington, passed away peacefully on January 21st, 2021, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease at Hospice House of Williamsburg.
She was born on April 23rd, 1941, in Moss Point, Mississippi, to the now late Mrs. Bertha Lee Foster and Doc Robbins, and raise by her step-parents, Bennie and Martha Stallworth. She relocated to Virginia in 1968, and received Christ as her personal Savior in the mid-seventies. She met her husband-to-be in October 1977 at Fort Eustis in Virginia. They were married in February 1981.
She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, friend, and grandmother. She was very special to so many who knew her, and will be dearly missed by all. She served in many positions in the church over the years such as: Women’s Ministry Coordinator, praise dance, usher, chaplain, intercessor and singer. Peretha worked as a store clerk, Child Care Worker, and substitute teacher for many years. Her demise was preceded by that of her parents, two brothers, and one sister.
Memories of her will be forever cherished by her husband, Julius C. Washington; her three children, Patricia Payne, Johnny Payne (Valorie), and Rodney Redcross; and four grandchildren, Jazzmin Payne, Teesha Payne, Jaa’la Redcross, and Layla Redcross. Her siblings include her brothers, Billy Broomfield (Vera) and Tommie Robbins of Moss Point, MS; sister, Annie Broughton of Pontiac, MI; as well as her two sister-in-laws, Linda Jackson (Eddie) of Collins, GA, Ella Mallory of Albany, NY; brother-in-laws, Michael Washington (Tanya) of Hampton, VA, and Robert Washington (Kathy) of San Antonio, TX. Additionally, she is survived by numerous nieces and nephews in various locations of the country.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Altmeyer Funeral Home- Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23608. A Funeral Service will on Friday, January 29, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Victory Life Church, 1741 W Queen St, Hampton, VA 23666. She will be laid to rest following services at 1:00PM at Hampton Memorial Gardens in Hampton, VA.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks the donations be made to
Altmeyer Funeral Home-Denbigh Chapel is assisting with arrangements.
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, January 29, 2021
Time: 11:00 am
Victory Life Church
1741 W Queen St
Hampton, VA 23666
Date: Friday, January 29, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is the largest grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s disease (PD) and works tirelessly to help the approximately one million with PD in the United States live life to the fullest in the face of this chronic, neurological disorder. Founded in 1961, APDA has raised and invested more than $185 million to provide outstanding patient services and educational programs, elevate public awareness about the disease, and support research designed to unlock the mysteries of PD and ultimately put an end to this disease.
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