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Lesia Eason Cuffee


Sunrise: December 26, 1961

Sunset: October 8, 2018

Her Sacred Journey

When you head of my home-going, don’t worry about me… I’m just another soldier on my way home.

Over beloved, Lesia Eason Cuffee, age 56 of Chesapeake, Virginia, departed from this early life on Monday, October 8, 2018 at the Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Lesia as she was affectionately called, was born to the late Robert L. Eason, Sr. and Dorothy Marie Alexander Eason on December 26, 1961.

At an early age, Lesia joined Baptist Rock Full Gospel Church and was a lifetime member, devoted, supportive and loyal to the work od the Lord. Lesia as a servant to all people. She sang in the adult choir, served on the Building Fund Drive, President of the Hospitality Committee, powerful and anointed soloist in the Hampton Roads area and abroad. She received Women Empowering Our Community Award, and the Eason Family Scholarship Award. Lesia loved to cook and prepare meals for her family and her community. Lesia enjoyed praising the Lord and was a worshiper.

Lesia was a graduate of Deep Creek High in 1981 and attended the Chesapeake Technical Center where she received her certification in the nursing field as a nursing assistant. She was employed for over 32 years at Autumn Care great Bridge under the direction of Deloris Dickerson.

Lesia enjoyed helping other and was a good woman. Lesia believed in having good education and she empowered her family to press on and accomplish their goals in life.

She is survived by her husband Kenny Lamar Cuffee, her loving and devoted daughter, Divina Eason, granddaughter, Kayla Hemphill. She leaves to cherish her memories her sister, Sherry Eason-Smith (Stephen) of Chesapeake, Virginia, her brothers, Rev. Robert L. Eason Jr. (Ann), Leslie L. Eason (Deborah) of Chesapeake, Virginia and a special brother, Bishop Nathaniel Huggins (Venetia) of Accokeek, Maryland. She leaves two aunts, Christine Upshur (Bernard), Serena Eason, two uncles, Donald L. Eason (Betty), Foster Alexander (Shelia), three brothers in -law, three sisters in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great -nephews, cousins, and friends to mourn her earthly departure.

Viewing Friday, October 12, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Avenue Service Saturday, October 13, 2018 12 Noon New Galilee Baptist Church 1765 S Military Highway Chesapeake, VA 23320 Entombment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321

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    karen hunter says

    Praying for the family.

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    Shamberci says

    A great and fun woman will be missed. I am still in shock of your passing but I know you are in a better place. Love you and miss you and keep on cooking in heaven!

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    Thelma Jackson says

    Mrs Cuffee was awo fearful co-worker and friend. When I went to work at autumn care she was the one to orient me to the job. She was a wonderful person and friend. She will be missed. I am looking to see her when Jesus call and awaken her.

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    Rev.Margaret Pittman says

    I was very sadden when I was informed ,of her passing.knowing Lesia.she kept the FAITH,and made her DEPARTURE with a SMILE. my favorite song i always love to hear her sang ,was “IN TIMES LIKE THESE”through her ANOINTED VOICE .she would let you know in this life.we need A SAVIOR ,THE BIBLE,and don’t be idle,at the ending of the sons she would say I have an anchor ,I have. anchor.MY anchor holds and grips the solid rock,THIS ROCK is JESUS. Family you are in my prayer .hold to God’s unchanging Hands,

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    Missionary Claudette Brown says

    We maybe have lost a loved one but God have gained himself anointed Angelica faithful Soldier that we will all Miss

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    Cousin P says

    When I heard of your passing, I was shocked and sad, but I know you knew the master! The song that popped into my head was “Don’t Call The Roll Until I Get There”. I could hear you singing that in my head. Praying for the entire family!

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    Aretha Blackmon says

    My heart & soul grieves for the entire Eason & Cuffee Family. Even though sometimes we may not understand God’s plan, one thing we can be rest assured of, is, our love ones are now & forever in the best hands. Rest easy in heaven Ms. Lesia.

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