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Lenora C. B. Bland

KING GEORGE—Lenora Costella Briscoe Bland died November 6, 2023.

She was born on September 27, 1929, in Washington, D.C., to the late Warren Briscoe and Sarah Newton Brockington. 

She was a member of Little Ark Baptist Church (LABC) and sang with the JW Chapman Chorus and the Volunteer Singers of LABC. She also served as an usher and a deaconess.

Lenora is survived by her sons, Rev. Leonard Bland, Trustee Tony Bland and Kevin Bland; grandchildren,Tyrone, David, Danielle, Keith, Kevin, Timothy, Rhonda, Dion, Justin, Tonya, Latoya, Natasha, Shantae, Lania and Kevin; several great-grandchildren; and sister, Hazel Lewis.

Lenora was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon Clarence Bland; sons, Deacon Clarence “Ronnie” and Deacon Kenneth; and brother, Phillip Lewis.

A funeral was held Friday, November 17, at LABC. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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