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Willie Maude Kinsey / April 06, 2017

Willie Maude “Jackie” Kinsey of Nathalie died Sunday, April 2, 2017 at her residence at the age of 75. Born in Miami, Fla., on Oct. 2, 1941 to the late Jacob Nolton and Effie Person Nolton, she was married to Henry Kinsey.

Mrs. Kinsey is survived by her husband of the home, two daughters, Vikki Kinsey of Gaithersburg, Md., and Nicole White and husband, Mark of Alexandria, a son, Shaun Kinsey and wife, Tonia of Brandywine, Md., two grandchildren, three sisters, Eloise Nolton, Carolyn Nolton and Deborah Cyrus and husband, James, two brothers, Alfred Nolton and wife Beverly and Keith Nolton, a sister-in-law Bernice Dawson and husband Marion, two brothers-in-law, Gene Kinsey and wife, Ernestine and Larry Kinsey and wife Betty and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends including Doris Quarles, Gladys Coleman, William Spainhour, Barbara Tucker and Mary Laroach.

In addition to her parents, Kinsey was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Wilder and Mary Randolph and a brother, Ronald Nolton.

A funeral will be held Saturday, April 8 at 11 a.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax with Rev. Andre’ Williamson officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel. The family will receive friends at the service on Saturday.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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