Ava Zyier Clark

Sunrise: February 26, 2019

Sunset: May 2, 2022

Ava Zyier Clark was granted her angel wings on May 2, 2022 surrounded by family at Childrens Hospital of the King Daughters in Norfolk, VA. Despite her short time on this earth Ava, affectionately called AvaWava, Sweetie Meetie and May, was deeply loved and brought great joy to those around her. She would always show affection by giving the tightest hugs and the sweetest kisses. At home, whenever she was asked to say her ABCs and 123’s she would growl them out and then fall into laughter.  Ava loved dancing, eating tacos, spaghetti and donuts, watching her favorite television shows like Rainbow Ranger, Peppa Pig, Fancy Nancy, Paw Patrol and Story Time. She also loved spending time with her friends and teachers at Sowing Seeds Preschool in Virginia Beach, VA.

Ava was preceded in death by her Great-grandfather Robert Coley. She leaves to cherish her sweet memory her mother Nya Gosha of Norfolk, VA and her father Niairi Clark of Chesapeake, VA. Grandparents: Anita GiGiGosha of Rocky Mount, NC; Fred Gosha of Atlanta, GA; Cindy G-maWright (Euron) of Chesapeake, VA; Cornelius Clark (Shawnda) of GulfPort, MS; Great-grandparents: Annie Coley of Sharpsburg, NC; Catherine Gosha of Atlanta, GA; Tonnie NaNaKershaw of Hampton, VA, William Fisher (Dorothy) of Austell, GA; Aunts: Maliyah Clark (Kevin) of GulfPort, MS; Dajah Gosha of Norfolk, VA; Stephanie Kershaw of Newport News, VA; Imani Whiteside of Portsmouth, VA; Uncles: Cornelius Clark, Jr. of Ozark, AL, Leonard Turnbull III (Meredith) of Montpelier, VA; Great Aunts: Tonya Barksdale (Edward) of Hampton, VA; Tanger Holsey (Tony) of Sandersville, GA; Elizabeth Hunter of Decatur, GA; Mary Johnson of Atlanta, GA; Theresa Marshall of Atlanta, GA; Dianna Washington (Otis) of Rocky Mount NC; Betty Williams of Atlanta GA. Great Uncles, Shelton Coley(Rachel) and Michael Wiggins (Sharnell) of Rocky Mount, NC; James Foster of Tucker, GA; God Grand-parents, Clint(Uncle Poppie) and Roshuni (Aunti Nana) Samuel of Virginia Beach, VA.    A host of cousins and friends.  

Ava, we are not saying goodbye as you will live on in our hearts forever.

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    Tina Breeden says

    Anita, I am saddened to hear of the passing of your granddaughter. You and your daughter are in my prayers.

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    Rosaan Davis says


    The Davis family is heartbroken about the passing of that sweet baby Ava, and will always be here for you and the family.

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    Lillian Lomax says

    I’m so sorry to hear of the death of Ava. Please know you all are in my prayers and thoughts. Lean on God for peace and understanding. I’m here for you Nya’ and the Family always.

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    Shay Grant says

    Cindy K, I am so sorry to hear of the lost of your beautiful G Baby. My prayers are with you and your family. Psalm 34:18, “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” May you all find comfort in Him and each other.

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    Deanna W. says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out for you all.

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    Veronica Price says

    Our prayers and comforting thoughts are with the family on this difficult day. We pray for the peace that passeth all understanding; now and always

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    Pastor CL Bryant & Lady Doris Bryant says

    God said He will wipe every tear from your eyes. …We are so sorry to her about your lost.
    For he will put his angels in charge of you to guard you in all of your ways

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    The Shipman Family says

    Our condolences to the families! Our hearts are heavy too. We praying much for the families that God will give you all your strength to make it through this hard time. We love you all.

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    Aelesia Pitt says

    Sending condolences and prayers to the family.

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    Leatha Fisher says

    My sincere condolences to my family at this time. May God bring you comfort 🙏

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    Betty Crawley says

    So, so sorry for your loss. Remember, absence from the body is in presence with the Lord🙏. Your little angel is with our father. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    Keisha Simmons says

    Sorry for you loss. My condolences and prayers are with you and your family. Her favorite teacher will miss her so much. I will see her again.

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