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1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
Sonya Childs

Sonya Ilene Childs (Childs)

Thursday, June 26th, 1958 - Monday, December 21st, 2020
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On Monday, December 21, 2020 (Tina), mother, daughter, sister family member and friend to all of us, departed this life to be with the Lord.

Sonya Ilene Childs (affectionately call “Tina”) Ma Tina, 62 of Norfolk, VA was born on June 26, 1958. She lived in Brambleton, Grandy Park and finally Wellington Oaks area in Norfolk.

Tina attended John Goode Elementary, Azalea Garden Elementary and graduated from Lake Taylor High School. She retired after working over 25 years as a dietician at Norfolk Sentara Leigh Hospital. She worked as an entrepreneur with her many talents in cooking her yak (yock) specialty and many other favorite foods. She was also known for her holiday baskets, candy bouquets. volunteer work with a local church, Food Bank and Toe2Toe Dance and Wellness feeding the kids.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, auntie, niece and beloved friend. She was preceded by Grandmother; Mary Aekins, Father; Horace Childs and Brother; Jamie Childs.

She leaves to cherish her memories: Mother; Shirley Johnson Childs Tardy, Son; Marcus Childs, 2 Granddaughters; Jhanquia Rodgers, Heaven Childs, 3 sisters & 2 brothers: Sharon Wright, LaWanna Childs-Hyman, Tanya Chandler (Earl) Lowell (Ranzy) Childs, Myron (DC) Childs to include a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and so many friends who will always remember Ms. Tina.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home
    Address
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Service

    Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
    Address
    6309 East Virginia Beach Boulevard
    Norfolk, VA 23502
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Vanessa Moore and Family

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Our condolences and deepest sympathy to the Family. We will truly miss our Beloved Cousin "Tina", with joy in our hearts. Gods Blessings and Love.
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