Heather Larraine Kemp

04/04/1974 - 06/21/2022


Heather Larraine Kemp, age 48, of South Hill, died on Tuesday June 21, 2022 after a very brave fight with cancer. She was a longtime nurse clinician at VCU Community Memorial Hospital. Heather is survived by her parents: Bob and Judy Kemp of South Hill; her two sons: Noah O’Quinn of South Hill and Wyatt O’Quinn of South Hill; her sister, Holly Smith of South Hill; her niece, Allyson Allgood and her nephew, Collin Smith. A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday June 25th at 2:00 P.M. In Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory with interment to follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends starting at 12:30 until service time in the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Heather’s name may be made to the Mecklenburg County Cancer Association at P.O. Box 311, Chase City, VA 23924; the Southside Rescue Squad at P.O. Box 546, South Hill, VA 23970 or the CMH Foundation at P.O. Box 90, South Hill, VA 23970. Online condolences may be made through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Kemp family.

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  1. Till we meet again my friend, an angel gone too soon. I will never forget all memories and laughs we shared. You were always there and I could never thank you enough for everything you did for me.

    Fly high angel, i love you and will miss you!
    My condolences and prayers to your children and your family.



  2. Sincere Sympathy

    Judy, Bob and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My heart has been heavy for all of you during her courageous battle.
    I pray happy memories will help sustain you as you receive the comfort only God can give. You continue in my prayers.

  3. Sincere Condolences

    I am so saddened to just hear of your passing tonight Heather. You was the sweetest person and I am so glad that I had the pleasure to call you a friend. My sincere condolences to the entire family especially her boys. The tears are flowing now but you are free from all pain now and resting n the arms of Jesus. You will be missed.

  4. We were so very sorry to hear of Heather’s passing. Our sincere prayers of sympathy are sent to you after your long and difficult journey. May you and your family find peace and comfort in God’s love.

  5. I worked with Heather for many years at CMH. She was an all around sweet person and a wonderful nurse. She was so very proud of her boys and lived her life around them and her commitment to helping others as a nurse. May God comfort you all during this difficult time. I pray that your sweet memories of her give you strength and comfort for the days, months, and years ahead. You all are in my utmost thoughts and prayers.

  6. In the arms of the angels

    My heartfelt condolences to the family. Heather & I loved to sing! May she sing now in His presence. You will be remembered. God please be with her children whom she loved so deeply. Rest now dear Heather.

  7. Friend

    I am so sorry to hear this. Heather was loved by so many. She was one of the most sincere caring and true blue friends you would ever meet. An awesome nurse. An awesome mama. An awesome daughter. And an awesome friend. She will truly be missed. I pray God will surround you all with his comfort during this time. Much love to you all.

  8. Ms

    So sorry for your loss of Heather. I know she was an awesome amazing great nurse and overall super person. Missed out talking to her in last 3 weeks. Fly high and easy with God Heather. My condolences to you all. HUGS and LOVE from Lori Wollenberg 💖

  9. 'Keeping you all close in thought"

    My heartfelt condolences to the family. I pray that those precious memories of Heather will bring each of you, comfort and peace during the many days ahead.
    Rest easy, Heather

  10. Heather

    Jerry and Barb Hite
    We hope your faith can get you though this difficult time. We are here for you if you need anything. Love you and praying for you at this difficult time.

  11. In Your Time of Sorrow

    To All Heather’s Family, In your time of sorrow, know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God bestow His loving peace and grace to all of you in the days following the loss of your sweet dear loved one. May the memories made from shared times help you through each day and we pray God shelters you all under His wing.

  12. Forever in our hearts, Sweet Girl! Thank you for your knowledge, helping me when I needed help in Infection control, but most of all….thank you for our friendship, your kindness and your beautiful, infectious smile. Keep smiling, suffer no more and continue to be the angel you were here. Sending heartfelt condolences to her two sons, Noah and Wyatt, and to her dear parents.



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