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“I send my prayers to the Avents family. In memory of my Aunt Candace she will be in my heart always! ”
1 of 72 | Posted by: Jalyn Avents - Chesapeake, VA

“My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family always. ”
2 of 72 | Posted by: Susan Reece - VA

“Words seem inadequate at times like this but please accept my condolences and heartfelt sympathy. Rev. Evelyn L. Lee ”
3 of 72 | Posted by: Evelyn L. Lee - VA

“Blessings to the family in there time of need ”
4 of 72 | Posted by: Kina Gibbs Daniels - VA

“Our family will be praying for Detric and the kids and also for her parents. Keep the faith and be strong. Dennis & Alicia Boyd ”
5 of 72 | Posted by: Dennis & Alicia Boyd - Chesapeake, VA

“LORD bless this family in their time of grief. GOD bless you all. ”
6 of 72 | Posted by: Jacqueline Evans - Suffolk, VA

“My love and prayers go out to the Richardson family, her spouse and children. Little Candice is who I will always remember, so pleasant so nice. To...Read More »
7 of 72 | Posted by: Adrienne Bazemore - bowie, MD

“Our deepest condolences on your family's loss. Although we never had the privledge of meeting Candace, we felt as if we knew her through Arminta. You...Read More »
8 of 72 | Posted by: Thom Kuhns - Sanger, TX

“I was so saddened to hear about Candace's passing. I pray that God will give you the strength that you need in this time of sorrow. She was a...Read More »
9 of 72 | Posted by: Adrienne Miller - Suffolk, VA

“Candace was such an inspiration in her life. Glad to have known such a sweet spirit. My prayers are with the Avents and Richarson family. We...Read More »
10 of 72 | Posted by: Tamara Hundley - Charlotte, NC

“To the Avent and Richardson Family; We are sorry to hear of your loss. We pray that the healing process has already taken place knowing that she is...Read More »
11 of 72 | Posted by: Steven and Patricia Barnes - VA

“The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God. ~Quoted in The Angels' ...Read More »
12 of 72 | Posted by: Sharon K. Birt - Plano, TX

“It is with my deepest sympathy that I express my sadness for the passing of your daughter and wife, Candance. My prayers are with you and your...Read More »
13 of 72 | Posted by: Sabrina Daughtry - Suffolk, VA

“Dear ones God bless you as you face this time in your life. my name is Ivory sister of Clarine Boone and levertha Slier you are in my prayers ”
14 of 72 | Posted by: Ivory Henderson - Forrest City, AR

“Lynnette, I was so very sorry to hear about your daughter's passing. As you know the Tidewater MWMW was praying for her healing but it wasn't in God...Read More »
15 of 72 | Posted by: Sheila S. Woodhouse - Hampton, VA

“The Theus Family share in the lost of your precious daughter and hold your family close to our heart. If there's anything we can do don't hesitate to...Read More »
16 of 72 | Posted by: Wade Theus, Jr - Suffolk, VA

“To the Richardson and Avent Family: We love you and are constantly in prayer at this time in the lost of your lovely family member, Candace. God...Read More »
17 of 72 | Posted by: Rev. Roosevelt and Mrs. Pearline Harmon - GA

“I've never met a young lady as EXCELLENT as Candice Avents. She stood as a beacon of light & hope to children, mentors, parents, and professionals...Read More »
18 of 72 | Posted by: Patrice Matthews - Yorktown, VA

“Praying for a peace that surpasses ALL understanding for all your family.... ”
19 of 72 | Posted by: Sandra Bishop - Portsmouth, VA

“Candace you will truly be missed!! But I am happy knowing that you are in a better place with no pain!! Your family will be in prayers! ”
20 of 72 | Posted by: Tracey Hamilton - Portsmouth, VA

“No more Pain, She is home now ”
21 of 72 | Posted by: merene family - chesapeake, VA

“To The Avents/Richardson family. Sylvester Newby and family from New Berean Baptist Church, express our deepest and heartfelt sympathy. We will keep...Read More »
22 of 72 | Posted by: Sylvester Newby - Virginia Beach, VA

“To Avents and Richardson family, I extend my heart felt condolences. Candace was indeed a true woman of God and she touched so many lives. I pray...Read More »
23 of 72 | Posted by: Natashia Sykes-Raysor - VA

“To the Advent and Richardson Family we extend to you our greatest sympathy during this time of loss. We pray that the peace of God would be a...Read More »
24 of 72 | Posted by: Pastor and Mrs. Gregory Norris - VA

“Arminta, Your beautiful Candace has found her way Home and while you miss her terribly she is being handed her promised crown of life from our Lord....Read More »
25 of 72 | Posted by: Michelle Freeman - Charlotte, NC

“Dear Arminta and Family, Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this most difficult time. May you find peace and strength in the...Read More »
26 of 72 | Posted by: Tara Todd and Family - CO

“Arminta & the Richardson/Advent family Special thoughts and heartfelt prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Cast thy burdens...Read More »
27 of 72 | Posted by: Aleshia McFadden - Suffolk, VA

“Sending my prayers and my love to my cousin Detric Avents and children. May God give you peace in the mist of your storm. Love you, Dee ”
28 of 72 | Posted by: Dionne McNair - Norfolk, VA

“Candace you will definitely be missed. You always had a pleasant attitude and smile on your face. Im glad you are no longer in pain and can relax. My...Read More »
29 of 72 | Posted by: Estella Williams - Portsmouth, VA

“To Our Dear Cousins Pastor Ralph Richardson, III, First Lady Lynette Richardson, Armenta & Rod, we want you to know that you are in our thoughts and...Read More »
30 of 72 | Posted by: Missy - Charlotte, NC

“I remember when my son ran for mr.sophomore two years ago and he won,you did all his posters and different things for him to pass out. Also when you...Read More »
31 of 72 | Posted by: Nakia Brown-Scott and Johnny Warren - VA

“Yolanda: The Richards and the Avents Families have my deepest sympathy during this lost. I am praying for you and your family.God Bless You. Continue...Read More »
32 of 72 | Posted by: Brenda Battle - Norfolk, VA

“On behalf of Shenika Bullock Camp and her family and myself. We are snding the Avents and Richardson Family our condolences from afar. God Bless You...Read More »
33 of 72 | Posted by: Irma Edg - Rocky Mount, NC

“Good friend we haven't seen each other in years but we able to reconnect for short time. You'll be greatly missed. My prayers to the Avent's family...Read More »
34 of 72 | Posted by: Robyn Jarrett -Lant - Portsmouth, VA

“Avents and Richardson Family, may God bless you during your the loss of a Phenomenal Woman! A true Woman of God. God reminds us in his word that to...Read More »
35 of 72 | Posted by: Kimtonja Douglas - Jacksonville, FL

“Love you family if you need us we are here. You are in our prayers ”
36 of 72 | Posted by: Tamara Williams - Chesapeake, VA

“To the Richardson Family, I would like to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. May God guide you through this trying time. My family and I...Read More »
37 of 72 | Posted by: Shawn 'Geedy' Nelson - TN

“To Richardson/Avents Families: I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Candace. Please accept my sincere condolences. May you find comfort in...Read More »
38 of 72 | Posted by: Janice L. Pierce - Chesapeake, VA

“I never got to meet Candance face to face. However thru Arminta's sharing thru her poetry and emails I feel like a know a little about her. A queen...Read More »
39 of 72 | Posted by: Darron Bishop - Los Angeles, CA

“Candace my classmate, my cheering sister...such a sweetheart. May the Lord Bless her husband (Detric), her children, family and friends. Just know...Read More »
40 of 72 | Posted by: Ebony (Bullock) Hudson - Suffolk, VA

“Candace will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers in Florida. Her story and fight is an inspiration to us all. ”
41 of 72 | Posted by: Rich Crabtree - Jacksonvile, FL

“Arminta and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
42 of 72 | Posted by: Dia Dissmore - Mill Creek, WA

“To The Richardson/ Avents family, please know that our thoughts, prayers and hearts are with you at this time. You know that we know what you are...Read More »
43 of 72 | Posted by: Rev. Keith & Billie M/ Cook - VA

“I feel so sorry the avents family I will pray for the avent family and I hope God will be with Brendin and breyuna ”
44 of 72 | Posted by: Laci - Portsmouth, VA - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss Avents family. I pray that God will be with you and guide you during this time. Mrs. Wenz prays that you will turn to God...Read More »
45 of 72 | Posted by: Wenz Family - Crane, IN

“Words cannot express how sorry we are to hear of your loss. Please know our thoughts, and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Please let us...Read More »
46 of 72 | Posted by: Debbie Robinson - Suffolk, VA

“God never promised a life without pain, Laughter without tears or sun without rain. But He did promise strength for the day, Comfort for the tears...Read More »
47 of 72 | Posted by: Arlene Parra - Jacksonville, FL

“To the Avents and Richardson families. My family sends condolences to you all. Candace was a jewel as our son's team mom. She was always encouraging....Read More »
48 of 72 | Posted by: Nicole Papillion - Suffolk, VA

“My daughter Pachess Wooden shared this sad event.You all are in my prayers. May the Lord lift you in this sad time and wrap his arms around each of...Read More »
49 of 72 | Posted by: Alice Covey - Pulaski, VA

“As believers we understand that God is the only one who can give us peace that will surpass all understanding! In facing a time such as this, it is...Read More »
50 of 72 | Posted by: DeAndrea Evans - Beachwood, OH

“Arminta- My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family from my family. ”
51 of 72 | Posted by: Maria Balderas - Brea, CA

“Dear Arminta and Family, My heart, thoughts and prayers are pouring your way during this very difficult time. May God Bless your family and provide...Read More »
52 of 72 | Posted by: Patti Estes - Jacksonville, FL

“Arminta and family, I am so very sorry to hear about Candace passing. Please take comfort in knowing so many people are thinking of you and sending...Read More »
53 of 72 | Posted by: Kimberly Damon - Brunswick, ME

“"Earth has NO sorrow, that heaven cannot heal." My prayers, heart and thoughts are with you during your hour of difficulty. The Holy Spirit will...Read More »
54 of 72 | Posted by: Rev. Mildred McCullough - NC

“I can remember riding around in Candace's little car when she was in High School and I was just a simple pre-teen. I looked up to her and Arminta in...Read More »
55 of 72 | Posted by: Kendra - Virginia Beach, VA

“Arminta, Please know that you're so very loved during this time of grief. Try to feel the warmth of the many that want to hug you. If there is...Read More »
56 of 72 | Posted by: Jane Sacks - Charlotte

“Arminta - I am so very sorry for the loss of Candace. You made her a part of our work family by sharing her story. Please know we are here for...Read More »
57 of 72 | Posted by: Trina Witcher - Richmond, VA

“Hello to Lynette and the entire Richardson/Avents Family: I want to express my heartfelt sympathy and prayers to you and all involved. I am...Read More »
58 of 72 | Posted by: Margarita - Chesapeake, VA

“To the Richardson-Avents family my deepest condolences goes out to you. I pray for your strength.I know that this time is difficult but she will...Read More »
59 of 72 | Posted by: Felicia Davis - Portsmouth, VA

“On behalf of the Emery family i would like to extend our deepest sympathies. May you find peace in this time of sorrow knowing that God will never...Read More »
60 of 72 | Posted by: Feleshia Emery - Chesapeak, VA

“We are keeping your whole family lifted in pray. That Our God will Keep You all in Perfect Peace. If There is ANYTHING you Need just let us know ”
61 of 72 | Posted by: Raphael & cheryl Brown - VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Praying for God to just wrap His loving arms around Breyauana and Brendin. You will be...Read More »
62 of 72 | Posted by: Pachess Wooden - Stafford, VA

“Candace, I remember when you hosted my 35th birthday party and we laughed, joked, and laughed some more!! Your kind spirit was so contagious! As...Read More »
63 of 72 | Posted by: Michelle Cavanagh - VA

“To the Avents and Richardson families, we express our deepest sympathy to you all in your time of sorrow. Glory be to God because Candace was indeed...Read More »
64 of 72 | Posted by: Makeda Little - Portsmouth, VA

“My Prayers and deepest thoughts go out to Dedrick, the children,the Avents and Richardson families. ”
65 of 72 | Posted by: Alicia Hambrick and Family - VA

“Detric Avents & Family: Our tears fall silently and our hearts grieve with you today, but hold your heads high and understand that God in his...Read More »
66 of 72 | Posted by: New Light Christian Church D.O.C. - VA

“Ms. Lynette,Pator Richardson,Rod, Arminta,Detric and family, The right words are so hard to find. Simply know that we are thinking of you every...Read More »
67 of 72 | Posted by: Carmella T. Norman - Richmond, VA

“Detric and children, Ricky, Lynette, Arminta and Rod: we were saddened to hear of Candace's passing. We are praying for your strength at this time....Read More »
68 of 72 | Posted by: Ro & Tish Johnson - VA

“Detric and children, Ricky, Lynette, Arminta and Rod: we were saddened to hear of Candace's passing. We are praying for your strength at this time....Read More »
69 of 72 | Posted by: Ro & Tish Johnson - VA

“May God comfort, embrace and keep you in perfect peace during this time of silence and reflections of lasting love and memories. My family will be...Read More »
70 of 72 | Posted by: Della Boothe - Chesapesake, VA

“To the Avents and Richardson families, I extend my deepest sympathy to your families in this time of sorrow. And, may God reach out His caring arms...Read More »
71 of 72 | Posted by: Henry Broady, Jr. - VA

“Lynnette, I'm so sorry your family is having to go through such sadness. Times like these are when we are even more thankful we have Jesus. We know...Read More »
72 of 72 | Posted by: Kathy Briggs-Leggett - CHESAPEAKE, VA


With deepest sympathy//////From the Fisher-Davis family and staff//////Candace Jamila Avents 30, served God's purpose in her time, passed on September 6, 2013 in Obici Hospial. She was a graduate of I.C. Norcom High School and a graduate of Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Detric O. Avents, 2 children, Brendin O. Avents, Breyauna L. Avents, parents, Pastor Ralph & Lynnette Richardson, grandmother, Sylvia E. Richardson, a sister, Arminta Richardson Harris (Michael), a brother CPT Roderick Richardson, Sr., in-laws, Pastor Craig & Karen Avents, other relatives and friends.Celebration of a life well spent will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:00a.m. at Little Grove Baptist Church, 6320 Town Point Road, Suffolk, VA. Entombment will follow in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, VA. Viewing will begin on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m where at 6 p.m. the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Ivy Beyond the Wall ceremony will take place. Fisher Funeral Home. 1520 Effingham Street, Portsmouth, VA.

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