Detrah L. Tarpley was born in Newark, New Jersey on September 2, 1967 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 22, 2019 at Envoy Nursing Home in Williamsburg, Virginia. Detrah liked to worship the Lord and sing gospel songs, she had an impeccable memory, Detrah could recite the bible word for word without even looking at the scripture's.
Detrah was Preceded in death by her parents Willie Cobb and Laverne Cobb, her brother's Gerrod Cobb, Anthony Cobb, Franklin Cobb and Kenneth Cobb. Detrah leaves to cherish her memories, her devoted husband of 32 years Joseph Tarpley of Hampton, Virginia, her loving sister Laverne Clark of Ivor, Virginia, one dedicated son Martell of Hampton, Virginia and one loving daughter Laquettia of Hampton, Virginia, six wonderful grandchildren and two unborn grandsons as well as a host of nephews and neices .
A viewing will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc. by Pastor Johnnie Slaughter.
Interment will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.
It is the desire of the Tarpley family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
The family of the late Mrs. Detrah Laray Tarpley has entrusted her final care to the staff at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.
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