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Rosebud Hinton

October 11, 1962 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 54)


On Saturday, September 16, 2017, the Lord called Rosebud home to eternal rest. Rosebud Tresia Hinton was born on October 11, 1962 in Elizabeth City NC, to the union of late Calvin and Pearl Morris.

Rosebud was raised in a Christian home. At a very young age, she joined Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, where she was an active member of Sunday School, the Youth Choir and the Missionary Society. She graduated from home of the Pilots “Norview High school" in Norfolk, Va. and attended Norfolk State University, where she received a BS degree from the School of Sociology.  After finishing college, Rosebud worked several jobs in Norfolk, from Erol's electronics store as a sales clerk, to Mays Department store as a customer associate. Rosebud later married the love of her life High School sweetheart Bernard Hinton. They resided in Fairfax County, a suburb of Washington DC. Rosebud later worked with FedEx as a senior customer service agent for 24 years.

Rosebud’s love for family, neighbors and friends was evident, not only in words, but also in deeds. She was a friend to all whom she made contact. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend. You could always count on Rosebud to keep you “in the loop” of what everyone is doing and where they are headed.

Left to cherish beautiful memories of Rosebud’s rich and rewarding life,  is her husband, Bernard  D. Hinton, and son, Bernard ”Bernie” D. Hinton Jr. of Alexandria, Virginia, four brothers: Fentress T. Morris(Mary) of Elizabeth City, N.C.; Wayne L. Morris of Greensboro, N.C.; Calvin B. Morris(Yvonne) of Fayetteville, N.C.; Timothy V. Morris of Norfolk, VA; eight sisters: Antionette T. Moorhead(deceased); Patsye Y. Drew(Bill) of Greensboro, N.C.; Thellis Jacquelyn Garries (Carl) of Norfolk, VA; Jennifer Thomas(Terry) of Chesapeake, VA; Zenobia M. Pope(French) of Gaithersburg, MD; Wendy S. Moore(Vincent) of Chesapeake, VA; Pamela F. Nixon (Owen) of Waldorf, MD; and Jill M. Anwaar(Victor) of Alexandria, VA, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 


Funeral services for Mrs. Rosebud Hinton will be held at Metropolitan AME Church, Norfolk, VA on Saturday September 23, 2017 at 11 am. A wake will be held on Friday from 5pm - 7pm in the chapel of Fitchett Funeral Home. 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
September 23, 2017

11:00 AM

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