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Angela M. Sessoms


Sunrise: October 26, 1956

Sunset: December 24, 2019

Angela Marie Sessoms entered eternal rest on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at home with her family on Norfolk, Virginia.  Angela was born to the late James Willis and Betty Bynum on October 26, 1956 in Norfolk, Virginia.   Angela was affectionately known as “Ahu-Wooa” by her family.  As a young child growing up, Angela’s education started in Norfolk public schools and when she turned 13, she was educated in Chesapeake Public Schools and later graduated from Indian River High School.  

After graduating high school, Angela found her passion working in retail as a Customer Service Representative at Montgomery Ward.  As her predeceased sister, Valerie Adams opened her hair salon called “Ebony Hair Fashion”, she worked as her receptionist.  Angela had a love for interacting with people.  Once you saw that beautiful smile and her loving personality, you understood how she would light up the room.  She applied that same love and charisma as she worked in retail selling furniture at Myers & Tabakin and Grand Furniture.   Angela’s love for her family and friends were unmatched.  She loved her family with her whole heart.  Anyone that knew Angela knew family gatherings were special to her.  She enjoyed eating all the different dishes that were cooked by her mother, Betty and family.   She especially loved her sister, Dana’s banana pudding.  Another favorite of hers, was spending quality time with her children and her grandchildren. 

Angela was predeceased by her sister, Valerie Adams; brother, Donnell Jackson and stepfather, John Bynum, Jr.  She leaves to cherish  memories of her life with her sons: Lorenzo Ferguson (Nayda) of Orlando, Florida, and Domonique Ferguson of Norfolk,, Virginia: her daughter, Tiffany Hampton of Hinesville, Georgia; six grandchildren: LoNay Marie Ferguson, Lorenzo Ferguson, III, LoZyah Ferguson, Jamar Hampton, Anavia Green and Isaac Stokes; her mother, Betty Bynum of Portsmouth, Virginia; siblings: Calvin Lewter (Monique) of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, James Willis Jackson, Jr. (Betty) of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Dana Green of Portsmouth, Virginia and Timothy Jackson (Felisicia) of Chesapeake, Virginia and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing Friday, January 10, 2020 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Saturday, January 11, 2020 11:00am Bethany Baptist Church 2587 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Tavis Graves says

    Words may not suffice to express the heartfelt sorrow that I feel for the passing of your mother. Please accept my condolences.

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    Stephanie Jackson says

    I was very sorry to hear of Angela’s passing. We worked together for several years and she was always a joy. My condolences to the family.

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    Gloria Waters (Aunt Cookie) says

    The grief associated with the loss of a love one is crushing. I know know that her family will get through this, but until they do, lean hard on the Lord for He will hold you up.
    Rest in peace my friend and sister in Christ.

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    Shoney Whitfield says

    I am sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved daughter, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. May the peace and love of GOD sustained the family doing this time of sorrow.
    You are resting now in GOD loving arm.

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    Sandra A. Harris says

    I’m sorry to hear about the passing of Angela . She will truly be missed not only by her friends and relatives she will be missed by her partner (George)most of all who loved and cared for her. God makes no mistakes he knew her turmoil and he called her home so she could blossom in her heavenly home and bless her Maker with her beautiful smile. Angela will never be forgotten.

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    Daryl Walton says

    The year 2019 was very painful for us I’m truly sorry for your loss my brother. May she rest in Heaven God Bless you and your family. My condolences to you and the family love you bro!

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