It Takes a Family to Comfort a Family
Sunday J. Dorsett Parfitt
Sunday J. Dorsett Parfitt, 56, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at her home in Newport News. She was a native of Pennsylvania and had been a resident of Newport News for 19 years. Sunday was a faithful Christian. She had an infectious spirit that would light up a room with her joy. She gave so unselfishly of her time to the Beechwood Pool, World Outreach Worship Center Food Pantry and Seeds of Grace HomeSchool Co-op. Sunday was also a domestic goddess and truly a mother superior to her “people”.
She was preceded in death by her father, Donald C. Dorsett, and son, Judah Parfitt. Sunday is survived by her husband of 35 years, Wayne Michael Parfitt; two daughters, Kate Parfitt and her wife Ali Cunningham and Abigail Parfitt; three sons, Donald Parfitt, Josiah Parfitt and his wife Kourtney Parfitt, and Benjamin Parfitt; five grandchildren, Kayla, James, Brooke, Parker, and Olivia; mother, Joyce E. Dorsett; two sisters, Wendy Colegrove and Jonna Dorsett; brother, Michael Dorsett; and four nieces and nephews, Joel, Josh, Annabelle, and Michael.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June17, at 4:00 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Sunday’s memory to the World Outreach Worship Center Food Pantry, 1233 Shields Rd., Newport News, VA 23608 (https://wowcenter.org/.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.