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Geraldine Sessoms

Geraldine Abbott Sessoms (Abbott)

Monday, March 17th, 1930 - Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Geraldine Abbott Sessoms, 89, of Norfolk, VA peacefully passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Born March 17, 1930, in Norfolk to the late John William and Gertrude Morris Abbott. Her devoted husband, Clarence L. Sessoms, and son Chris M. Sessoms predeceased her. Geraldine leaves to cherish her memory a son, Glenn D. Sessoms (Linda), daughter, Daun S. Hester (Quincey), daughter in love, Debra Sessoms and a brother, Harold T. Abbott (Marion), seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. A celebration of life service will be held when it is safe for us to gather. In lieu of flowers please consider making contributions to the Foodbank of Southampton Roads, 800 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23504; Virginia State University, Tuition Assistance Fund, P. O. 9027, VSU, VA 23806 or The Elder’s House, 215 Las Gaviotas Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322.
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    6309 East Virginia Beach Blvd.
    Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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Giovanna Boyer

Posted at 11:08am
I hope you feel surrounded by much love. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. You have my deepest sympathy. G.G.
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Bea Garvin-Thompson

Posted at 09:41am
Dearest Daun and Family,
It was with deep sadness to learn of the passing of your mother... a matriarch, mentor and community servant. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Bea and Family

Posted at 04:08pm
So sorry for your loss. May God comfort and strengthen you during this time of transition.

Rev. Dr. James Edwards, lll

Posted at 08:49pm
My wife, Reverend Dee and I offer our sincere condolences to Glenn, Daun and other members of the Sessoms family. Mrs. Geraldine was a lovely person and truly we will miss her charming personality and encouraging spirit. She always made us feel good in our spirit whenever we were around her. Take your rest Mrs. Sessoms for you served the Lord well.

Lamont Simmons

Posted at 04:27pm
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Judith Walston-Henderson Posted at 06:50pm

My heartfelt condolences and prayers are sent to the Sessoms family. May the peace of our lord and savior Jesus Christ overshadow you during this most difficult time and the days that follow. God bless you.

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