The sun rose on May 25, 1959 and set on January 28, 2019 for Darlene Privott at the age of 59. Darlene was the seventh child born to the late Freddie and Gladys Lindsey on May 25, 1959 in Norfolk, Virginia, where she was raised in the Coronado section of Norview. She was a member of Queen Street Baptist church. She graduated from Norview High School in 1977. To further her career, she decided to go to college where she earned an associate degree m Early Childhood Development from Tidewater Community College. She loved teaching and working with children. She worked at HR CAP – Head Start for over 30 years up until her death.
Darlene was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was united in holy matrimony on December 2 7, 1986 to the love of her life, Larry Privott, for over 30 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren, whom she adored. She had a heart for people and would do whatever she could do to help anyone in need. In her free time she enjoyed people and would do whatever she could do to help anyone in need. In her free time she enjoyed going to the casino, eating at Captain George’s and looked fmward to going to the family reunion. Darlene will be greatly missed by her family and friend, co-workers, and neighbors.
Darlene is predeceased in death by her father, Freddie Lindsey, Sr., Charlene (sister), Calvin Lindsey (brother), Leonard Lindsey (brother), and a hose of aunts, uncles, and grandparents.
She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Larry; three sons and one daughter in-law; Antoine Privott and wife Maria, Darnell Privott, and Travis Privott; five grandchildren; Odyssey, Nevaeh, Aaliyah, Ona, Tiana. She is survived by her brothers and sisters; Freddie Lindsey (Denise) of Norfolk, VA, Charles Lindsey of Newport News, Jesse Lindsey (Juanita) ofNorfolk, VA, Gladys Lee (Robert) of Newport News, Karen Shamb1y (Edward) of Norfolk, VA, (Icesoline) of Newport News, Deborah Johnson of Norfolk, VA, and Gaiy Lindsey of Norfolk, VA and a long-time friend, Natasha; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.