Laquita Sue Bivens, 77 of Portsmouth died Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at SOMC Hospice. She was born September 7, 1942, in Portsmouth to the late John and Gloria McGraw Hawthorne. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Bivens, and a sister, Carolyn Frost.
She retired from the Counseling Center and previously worked for Shupert’s Grocery in West Portsmouth.
Laquita is survived by 3 daughters; Cathy (Dan) Conley, Karen Kepp, and Kelly (Barry) Frost, a very special nephew John Frost, 6 grandchildren; Erica (Justin) Collins, William (Jane) Conley, Cassie (Rusty) Hiles, Christopher (Eden) Frye, Cortney Hayburn, and Whitney (William) Pollitt, 7 great-grandchildren; Chloe Benner, Noah Benner, Alessa Frye, Ryker Hiles, Rogan Hiles, Liam Frye, Amarah Frye, and Baby Jesse Conley on the way, a sister, Bonnie Miku, along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, July 18, 2020, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Pastor Chad Benner officiating and interment in McKendree Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday starting at 11:00 AM.