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Rhoda

Virginia Twitty

Lewis

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January 20, 2018

Rhoda Virginia Twitty Lewis, 53, of Richmond, died Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Springs Nursing Home in Bath County. She was born December 8, 1964, in Covington, a daughter of the late Charles E. Twitty, Sr. and Mary Graves Twitty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband, David M. Lewis in 2017. Rhoda attended the public city schools in Covington, graduating from Covington High School in 1983. While in school she was a phenomenal basketball player. She outscored both the girl's and boy's records with 1,535 points which held firm for 30 years before another female basketball player broke the record. She graduated in 1988 from Saint Paul College in Lawrenceville, VA, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. While attending Saint Paul College, Rhoda played on the women's basketball team scoring 1000 points. In May of 2016 Rhoda received her Master's Degree in Psychology from North Central University. Upon graduation from college Rhoda was employed by the City of Covington Police Department and was a girl's basketball coach at Covington High School. Later she moved and was head girls basketball coach at Saint Paul College in Lawrenceville. While in Richmond, Rhoda was the director at the Boys and Girls Club; an adult disability counselor at the "Village"; an employee at George Washington Carver Elementary School and coach for the Special Olympics Parks and Recreations. She was a founding member of the Christian Community Center in Richmond where she faithfully served as a trustee and deaconess. Whenever she visited Covington she attended the Concerned Christian Baptist Church. Pastors Julius and Karen White as well as William O. Hickman were instrumental in her spiritual growth. Rhoda is survived by her Daughter, Jalen Yvette Lewis, of Richmond; brothers and sisters, Priscilla and Curtis Stewart; Diane Twitty; Charles E. Twitty, Jr.; Linwood Twitty; Steven and Elizabeth Twitty and Gary Wayne and Gay Lynn Twitty, all of Covington; Derelene Twitty and her fianc, Paul, of Clifton Forge; Thomas Twitty of Ashburn and William and Winifred Twitty of Richmond; three Godchildren, Jawann Jeter, Janae Morris White and Iesha White and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral service will be held Saturday January 27, 2018 at 12:00 Noon in Curfman Hall Auditorium at Covington High School with the Rev. Marvin Green officiating, assisted by the Rev. Julius White, Rev. William O. Hickman and Rev. Matthew T. Barnette. The family will receive their friends for one hour before service time at Covington High School. In keeping with her wishes, her body will be cremated following the service.
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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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