Geraldine Chesson

Sunrise: April 1, 1939

Sunset: October 11, 2020

Geraldine Simmons Chesson lovingly known as “Gerry” was born on April 1, 1939 in Currituck County, NC. She was 81 years old. She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Noah T. Simmons. She attended Currituck Union School. She later moved to Roper, NC where she met and married her husband of 54 years, the late Raymond Chesson.

Geraldine was employed at the Chesapeake Regional Hospital for several years. She became a member of Mt. Hermon Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, Norfolk, VA and was a faithful, devoted member.

She was predeceased by her stepmother, Peal Simmons and her stepfather, George Simpson, Sr. Sisters, Connie and Rosa Lee, brothers George, Frank and Dewey Simpson of Currituck, NC She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted sister; Freddie Ann Moore (Robert) of Ocala, Florida. Her brothers; Larry, Major, Barry and Terry Simpson of Currituck, NC, Lawrence Simpson (Sharon), Queens, NY. Sisters; Brenda Pickney, Marian Bailey and Janie Simpson of York, PA, Janice Williams, Jacksonville, Florida, Brenda Simmons, Southampton, NY, Sandra Herron, Warren Robbins, GA, Linda Simmons, Chesapeake, VA and Janice Simmons, Dix Hills, NY; and a hose of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A special recognition to Beverly Bell who assisted Geraldine in her time of illness.

No Public Viewing Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, October 16, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Linda Simmons says

    Rest well sister dear you’re with Daddy now

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    Michael rouse says

    I remember ms Geraldine chesson since I was 6 year old I use to with teasia Allen it hard to say goodbye aunt Geraldine love the family and the family love me

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    Lynette Lee says

    My condolences, you were a good friend to my mother Jean Cuffee. She will dearly miss you.

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    Janie Williams says

    Condolence to my sister and the family.

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