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“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Lorraine Johnson - Atlanta, GA

“I send my prayers to the Avents family. In memory of my Aunt Candace she will be in my heart always! ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Jalyn Avents - Chesapeake, VA

“Let her light forever shine ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences to the family. ”
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Crystal Thomas - Suffolk, VA

“My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family always. ”
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Reece - VA

“Dear Ricky and Lynette, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. May God continue to bless and strengthen you. ”
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen Thomas - Hampton, VA

“Our deepest condolences to the family. ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Ronnie & Debra Williams - VA

“my daughter love's ms Candace she always said to me can I go hug ms Candace when ever she would see her. she would say with a kind voice hey Jariya....Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Lynette, My thoughts & prayers go out to you and your family, God made no mistakes. Love you . ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Wanda Simms - Portsmouth, VA

“We are so sorry for your lost,our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Felicia Miller - Portsmouth, VA

“To the Richardson-Avents family ~ Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, LOVE leaves a memory no one can steal. May your heart & soul find peace &...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Words seem inadequate at times like this but please accept my condolences and heartfelt sympathy. Rev. Evelyn L. Lee ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Evelyn L. Lee - VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Candance was a wonderful person and she will be missed. ”
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Antwanette Dean

“To the Avents/Richardson Family,My deepest condolences to all of you on the crossing over from life to "Eternal Life" of your beloved Candace...a...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Min. Shirlene Bailey & Family - VA

“Our deepest condolences to your family. Our prayers are with you in your time of sorrow we will continue to pray for your family. May heaven be...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Candice, you were loved so very much. Rest my beloved and now you have been set free .God loved you more ! Our deepest regrets too your husband,...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Hettie Porter - Raleigh, NC

“Blessings to the family in there time of need ”
17 of 100+ | 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 ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Dennis & Alicia Boyd - Chesapeake, VA

“My deepest condolences to her husband, children and entire family. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Nafisah Lee

“LORD bless this family in their time of grief. GOD bless you all. ”
20 of 100+ | 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 »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Adrienne Bazemore - bowie, MD

“Detric, You know all of us at New Bethlehem love you and please know that we are praying for you. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Pastor Cynthia Buck - Norfolk, VA

“Candace, I know you are in heaven. No more pain, no more suffering. May you rest in peace. May God continue to keep your husband and kids in his arms. ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Latoya Wright - Portsmouth, VA

“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 »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Thom Kuhns - Sanger, TX

“I will continue to pray for you and your beautiful family Detric. Now God has given you a special angel to watch over you. God bless you!! ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Latoya Clark-Bunch - Portsmouth, VA


26 of 100+ | Posted by: Latonya Bond - Portsmouth, VA

“My deepest love goes out to mrs.candance is what the boys call her she taught my son at FLC many of days I came to her office where she would have my...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Tiffany Simmons - Portsmouth, 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 »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Tamara Hundley - Charlotte, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I will keep your family in my prayer ”
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Robert Hibler - Portsmouth, VA

“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 »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Adrienne Miller - Suffolk, VA

“My prayers are with the family May God comfort you during this time.. ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Tina Joyner - Portsmouth, VA

“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 »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Steven and Patricia Barnes - VA

“I know that there are no words that can ease the pain of losing someone so beloved. May the God of all comfort be with you during this time of...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: J K

“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 »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Sharon K. Birt - Plano, TX

“Although we didn't know her well, all the good things we heard today made us feel as if we had known her for along time. Praise the Lord for all the...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Jackson - VA

“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 »
36 of 100+ | 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 ”
37 of 100+ | 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 »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Sheila S. Woodhouse - Hampton, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Richardson/Avents family at this very difficult time. "Ms. Candace is with God now" says my 3 y/o daughter, a...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Shaneka Ross - Suffolk, 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 »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Wade Theus, Jr - Suffolk, VA

“May God bless you and your family. You all are definitely a wonderful family. The Norman Family is here for you and will keep you and yours in our...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Ammon Norman - MD

“I send my deepest condolences to the family of Candace J. Avents. I pray that God continue to hold you in his arms and comfort you with his...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Charmaine Brown - Portsmouth, VA

“Just learning of the lost of CandanceAvents yesterday. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Richardson and Avents family. My God give you strength...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Toinette Newby - Va beach, VA

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: marchell booker - portsmouth, VA

“May the Good Lord give you all peace and comfort as you celebrate Candace's live. May the love, laughter, good times and memories shared forever keep...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Lorie and Willie Jones - VA

“You are in my prayers, Thelma HardyREADY Academy Christian School ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“May God Comfort you and your family in this time of lost. Will keep your family in my prayers ~Maria "Slim" Calvert ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Our dearest Candace thank you for your love, your, life, and your spirit. To the Avents and Richardson family we love you. God is with you all on...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Aondrea Thompson

“My prayers are with the Richardson and Avents families. May God comfort you and keep you. ”
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Cherise Williams - Portsmouth, VA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Shauna Day-Carter - Wahiawa, HI

“Sorry for your loss. May God Bless your family. ”
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Tiara Brown - Henrico, VA

“Condolences to the Avents/Richardson families. You all will be in my prayers. She was a beautiful,sweet person.... ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Latonya Bond - Portsmouth, VA

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Shenika Bullock-Camp - Portsmouth, VA

“My prayers are with the entire family as you lay your loved one to rest today. ”
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Jacquilyn Jones - Portsmouth, VA

“Ricky and Lynette, We know that no words can help ease the pain and loss that you are feeling right now. You are in our every prayer and thought. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Leon and Linda Blount - VA

“To the Richardson and Avents Families: Candace was a high achieiver and remains an awesome example of strong womanhood for so many. You are in my...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Yvette Walker Countryman - MD

“An angel taken away from earth too soon. I am so sorry to hear this sad news. My sincerest condolences to the Avents/Richardson family. RIParadise...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Pagan De'Laigle(Hawes) - Hampton, VA

“Rod Richardson on behalf of the I.C.Norcom High School class of 1995, we are saddended for your loss. We love you and pray that God will continue to...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Kenesha Hargrave - Woodbridge, VA

“We are praying for the entire family.This beautiful woman of God will be missed dearly. We know that Candace is at peace and resting in the arms of...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“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 »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Rev. Roosevelt and Mrs. Pearline Harmon - GA

“May God continue to comfort you and bless your family during this time of grief. You will truly be missed. Heaven has definitely gained a wonderful...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Your family is in my prayers. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristen Gatling

“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 »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Patrice Matthews - Yorktown, VA

“Pastor Richardson and family,We were truly shocked to hear of Candace's passing. She accomplished so much in her life, inspiring many with her...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Angela Jackson and family - VA

“Praying for a peace that surpasses ALL understanding for all your family.... ”
65 of 100+ | 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! ”
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Tracey Hamilton - Portsmouth, VA

“My prayers are with you, Ricky & Lynette & your entire family, in this hour of sorrow. May God give you all comfort. ”
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Peggy Anderson Bracy - Portsmouth, VA

“Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Renaye, Eldred & Sterling - VA

“No more Pain, She is home now ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: merene family - chesapeake, VA

“To the Avents Family and Richardson family may God continue to watch over you RIP my SURVIVOR SISTA I WILL MISS YOU LOVE VAL. ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Valerie Greene - Virginia Beach, 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 »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Sylvester Newby - Virginia Beach, VA

“She looked so beautiful at the service today. God Bless Pastor Richardson and family. ”
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Darren James - Suffolk, VA

“Take comfort in knowing you now have a precious angel watching over your son and daughter. I pray that your family finds peace and understanding...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Ashley Matuschek - Suffolk, 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 »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Natashia Sykes-Raysor - VA

“Prayers contiued for my pastor, and Lynette, Aminta, and brother, Avents family...may god continue to lift yall up in ur time of loss..She was a...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Cynthia Trotter - portsmouth, VA


76 of 100+ | Posted by: Loretta Barnard-Hanley - VA

“Dear Avents, My heart and prayers go out to the children at this time. Your children will always remain in my heart. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. May God continue to bless and strengthen you. ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry and Ruby Butcher - VA

“We are keeping the family lifted in prayer. Michael Williams and the Anointed Voices of Hope ”
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Williams - Portsmouth, VA

“Condolences to the Avents and Richardson family. May God wrap his arms around your family and keep them through this time. I know that I did not know...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Cressida Leonard - Suffolk, VA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Rhoda Franklin-Harris - VA

“Condolences to the Avents and Richardson families, may the beautiful memories of your loved one bring lasting peace. ”
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Daphne Waring-Sorrell - 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 »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Pastor and Mrs. Gregory Norris - VA

“Condolences to the Avents and Richardson families, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Sherrie Price - Portsmouth, 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 »
85 of 100+ | 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 »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Tara Todd and Family - CO

“An amazing woman is in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with this ENTIRE family. ”
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristina Dixon (Crew)

“To Advent/Richardson family.. may God give you the comfort only He can give...knowing He will never leave you nor forsake you. I went to school with...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Deborah Hardmon Carr - Chesapeake, VA

“May God bless you and your family. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason McManes, Sr. - Portsmouth, VA

“Rip candace ”
90 of 100+ | Posted by: teaster moore - chesapeake, 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 ”
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Dionne McNair - Norfolk, VA

“May the peace of God give you comfort and strength. We are standing with you Bro. Detric and your family. To be absent from the body is to be present...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Christian Antioch Church In Christ Body - VA

“I remember ur birthday party at dolphine Inn. U will be missed love u ”
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Eboni Blount - Bowie, MD

“You have my deepest sympathy. My heart goes out to her children. ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Angela Bunch - Portsmouth, VA

“EARTH HAS NO SORROW THAT HEAVEN CANNOT HEAL...YOU WHERE DEEPLY LOVED & WILL BE MISSED ....BUT NEVER FORGOTTON...REST WELL DOLL!!!! THE LAMB FAMILY! ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: ANGELA LAMB-DAVIS - PORTSMOUTH

“Candace you wil truly be missed! ”
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Wynter Graham - NC

“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 »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Estella Williams - Portsmouth, VA

“May the Peace of God give ALL comfort to the family. Absence from the body, but what a gain to be in the presence of the Lord. With His Grace,...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: BETSY ROBINS - Hampton, VA

“Pastor Richardson and First Lady, We the Poplar Run Baptist Church Family do extend our condolences during the loss of your daughter. Please be...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: James Williams - Suffolk, VA

“my heart is heavy right now because i remember candace from little grove summer camp we had so much fun that summer you were a very sweet person and...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: maya white


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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