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Darlene "Darling" Boone

June 10, 1960 — March 11, 2023

Darlene "Darling" Boone, 62, of Briggs Street, Suffolk, Virginia transitioned Saturday, March 11, 2023 at her residence surrounded by love ones. Darlene was the oldest daughter of the late Emily T. Boone. Darlene was a loving, caring and kind person. Even though she was the maternal mother of only one, her big heart allowed her to care for seven others as if they were her very own. Darlene attended Suffolk Public Schools. She was an excellent swimmer. Darlene was a member of Faith Temple Apostolic Ministry in Suffolk, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her mother, Emily T. Boone; grandmother, Mary E. Boone; two brothers, Thurman Boone and David Boone; four aunts, Mary M. Boone, Margrit Booth, Alice Robinson and Martha Hall; five uncles, Johnnie Boone, Ocie Boone, Alexander Boone, Wendell Boone and Calvin Boone. Left behind to cherish Darlene memory is one maternal son, Artie Boone; two sisters, Casey Donaldson (Marshall) and Esther Riddick; two brothers, Connie Riddick (LaToya) and Darnell Boone (Pimprecha); four grandchildren; two aunts, Syroa Milteer (Zachariah) and Sandra Boone; bestfriend, Alfred Colander Jr.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A celebration of life will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2023 in the Melvin J. Blowe Chapel of Crocker Funeral Home. Elder Jammie Lassiter will deliver the message of comfort. She will be laid to rest in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Darlene "Darling" Boone, please visit our flower store.

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Melvin J. Blowe Chapel of Crocker Funeral Home, Inc.

900 East Washington Street
Suffolk, VA 23434

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