Tamera “Tammy” Newsome Jarratt

August 18, 1968-June 17, 2021

Visitation Services

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Echols Funeral Home
806 Brunswick Avenue
Emporia, Virginia

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 2:30 PM

Greensville Memorial Cemetery
1250 Skippers Road
Emporia, Virginia

Tamera “Tammy” Newsome Jarratt, 52, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Tammy was born August 18, 1968, in Emporia, Virginia. She graduated from Greensville County High School in 1986. She continued her education at Halifax Community College where she earned an associate degree in Business. Later, she pursued her interest in the dental field and received her Dental Assistant certification. She spent most of her career as a Dental Assistant and Dental Coordinator within the Virginia Department of Corrections to include Greensville Correctional Center, Lawrenceville Correctional Center, and most recently, Sussex II State Prison.

Tammy was preceded in death by her parents, Elsie Padgett, and Thomas P. Newsome.

She is survived by her loving children; Brooklyn N. Jarratt of Urbanna, Kayla L. Jarratt, and Austin C. Jarratt, both of Emporia; four grandchildren; Lailah and Rilee Baylor, of Urbanna, and Dakota and Daxton Ferguson, of Emporia. She will also be remembered by her aunts, uncle, cousins, coworkers, and friends.

Family will receive friends at Echols Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM with a graveside following at 2:30 PM at Greensville Memorial Cemetery.

Online Condolences may be made at www.echolsfuneralhome.com

Greensville County Public Schools Summer Feeding Program Schedule


Greensville County Public Schools is participating in the 2021 Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge.  Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, andthere will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. 

Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis at the sites and times as follows:

                        Location                                                          Days of Service

Greensville Elementary School

1011 Sussex Drive, Emporia, VA 23847

July 6 –July 29 Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 8 am– 8:30 am; Lunch 10:35 am–12:00 pm

E W Wyatt Middle School

206 Slagle’s Lake Road, Emporia, VA 23847

July 6 –July 29 Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 9 am-9:30 am; Lunch 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Greensville County High School

403 Harding Street, Emporia, VA 23847

June 28 –July 22 Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 9 am–9:15 am; Lunch 11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Care Kids

345 Halifax Street, Emporia, VA 23847

June 28 –July 29 Monday – Thursday

Lunch 12:00 pm  – 12:30 pm

June 28 –August 27 Monday – Friday

Snack 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Reese Village Apartments

311 Bond Court, Emporia, VA 23847

July 6-August 26 Monday - Thursday

Snack 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Top Hand Foundation

206 W Atlantic Street, Emporia, VA 23847

June 21 –August 12 Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 9 am–9:30 am; Snack 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Weaver Manor

216 Meherrin Lane, Emporia, VA 23847

July 6-August 26 Monday - Thursday

Snack 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

There will be no bus delivery for summer meals. Families are encouraged to visit a school site for meals.

All sites will be closed July 5, 2021.

For more information about Summer Meals, please contact MaRendia Garner at 434-634-2863.

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded byUSDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA  through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other thanEnglish.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form,  (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or  write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a  copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDAby:

(1)        mail: U.S. Department ofAgriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights  1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C.20250-9410;

(2)         fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)         email:program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunityprovider.

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