Chattanooga Octavia Dixon

Sunrise: August 31, 1977

Sunset: June 24, 2020

Chattanooga Dixon Harris, 42, departed this earthly realm and transitioned into eternal rest on June 24, 2020. Chattanooga was born to Denise Dixon and Willie Dixon, Jr. on August 31, 1977 in New Bern, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tomas Harris and daughter, Shonterra Dixon.

Chattanooga accepted Christ at an early age under the leadership of her grandmother, Pastor Vera Skinner at Great Branch Holiness Church. She later became a member of Philadelphia Church of Christ. Chattanooga attained her high school diploma and continued her education at Lenoir and Tidewater Community College. She worked in the medical profession as a CNA and medication aide. Chattanooga’s pride and joy were her children, beloved nieces and nephews, and she always took the time to reach out to everyone.

She leaves to cherish her memories four daughters of the home: Kiara Dixon, Tahlia Harris, Jamia Harris, and Diamond Harris, her parents, Denise Dixon of Chesapeake, VA and Willie Dixon, Jr. of Newport News, VA; mother-in-law, Nancy Harris of Portsmouth, VA and father-in-law, Larry (Frencella) Stewart of Nashville, Tennessee; sisters, Vera Dixon and Amber Jones both of Chesapeake, VA; brothers, Willie Dixon III of Hampton, Virginia, Willie Kornegay and Wilford (Onekia) Kornegay of Brooklyn, NY; sisters-in-law, Natonda (Anthony) Hill of Chesapeake, V A, Dorcas Whitlock of Jacksonville, FL, and brothers-in-law, Antonio Harris of Portsmouth, VA, James Harris of Atlanta, GA and Leroy Blango of Greenville, NC.

Viewing Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, July 3, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Carver Memorial Cemetery 2320 E Washington Street Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Great Branch Holiness Church / Cove City, NC says

    May your hearts feel the tender nearness of God, the caring love of friends, and the cherished comfort of memories. With heartfelt sympathy and prayers.

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    Tyietha Frazier says

    Vera and family,
    I hadn’t seen Chat in years…We were classmates and she always had a smile on her face…Now don’t get me wrong I saw some days where she was about to tear someone’s head off….but never out her lady character….I know this is hard..but God makes no mistakes…Trust him in all your ways…lean not to your understanding and he will direct your paths….May God contuine to strengthen you all in this time ….Do what I know Chat would do.. .live life to the fullest and have fun doing it…God bless you all

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