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Michelle Lynn Wilson


Sunrise: June 11, 1969

Sunset: May 22, 2021

Michelle Lynn Wilson, 51, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2021 at Sentara Norfolk Heart Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born at Roosevelt Roads Naval Hospital in Puerto Rico and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Old Dominion University. She excelled as an elementary school teacher in the Norfolk Public Schools until her illness forced her to leave the classroom.

Michelle was a woman of deep faith who truly loved the Lord and had a heart for service. She was an active member of First Baptist Church Lambert’s Point (Norfolk) where she served as a Sunday school teacher, member of the Cancer Ministry, Bread of Life, and the Culinary Arts Committee. She also fulfilled her passion for service as a proud member of Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

She was an inspirational author. Through her book “It’s Already Done!” and daily devotionals published in the Zoe Life Inspired series, she sought to inspire many others to embrace the amazing gift of hope that comes with the dawn of each new day and remind them that it is never too late to begin again.

Michelle was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and niece. She is survived by her parents, Edwina and Clarence Wilson, Jr.; her sister, Lisa Wilson; her brothers, Clarence Wilson, III (Clay) and Michael Wilson; her nieces, Quintonya Wilson and Mya Wilson; her nephew, Malik Wilson; her aunts, Lynda Howcott and Margaret Mitchell, and a host of cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her honor to The American Heart Association or Edmarc Hospice for Children (Portsmouth).

Viewing Monday, May 31, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:00am First Baptist Church Lamberts Point 1268 W 38th Street Norfolk, VA 23508 Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Margo Bullock says

    I am so sorry to hear about Michelle. I will always remember her smile and her marble eyes. May the peace of GOD rest upon you all. Much love from your extended family!!

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    CASSANDRA BROWN PERSON says

    Deacon and Deaconess Wilson and family,
    My family and I are deeply sorrowful to hear about sister Michelle passing. I am sad but happy that she do not have to suffer anymore. She has her angle wings to be a guardian angle to watch over her family and friends.
    Thank you both and thank God for allowing her to be a part of our lives. She will be truly missed, God wanted her to take her heavenly rest. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful true woman of God.

    Love and prayers always to the family
    Missionary Cassandra Brown Person
    FBCLP

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    Dr. Colita Nichols Fairfax says

    My heart is full over the passing of my dear sorority sister Michelle. She contributed immensely to the work of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Iota Omega chapter. Whether it was through our community service programs, mentoring and advising our younger members at ODU, or in service as an officer, Michelle was always ethical, forthright and dutiful when discharging her responsibilities. Moreover, she was an affectionate, sensitive woman, who prioritized the sisterhood. I will miss our honest talks and support of one another. She was so beautiful in her support of my daughters. She is already missed.

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    Crystal Rimm says

    Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Sorry to hear of your loss, RIP Michelle!

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    Tina Jennings says

    I’m so sorry to see the passing of Michelle. I remember her so well from Lamberts Point Baptist Church and she was had an awesome. Praying for comfort and strength for the family.

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    Judith Taylor Boatwright says

    My condolences and.prayers are for you cousin,Edwina and Clarence during this most difficult moment in time.Sorry for the loss of your beloved ,daughter ,sister ,and friend,Michelle.Know that earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.Sending hugs and Love to all of you.

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    Loretta Hayes-Riddick says

    I am sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one! Praying for strength and comfort in this difficult time.

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    Rev. Juanita C.B.Davis says

    I was sadden to hear of the passing of Michelle. I have heard For many years the scripture, 2nd Timothy 4:7, but it has now been truly revealed through the life of Michelle Lynn Wilson. ” I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have keep the faith, now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day”

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    Evelena Carter says

    My heart is sadden but my soul rejoices, I pray that each day God will give you the peace that Michelle now has. Draw close to the Master and the faith that goes beyond all understanding will see you through. Go on cry, scream, holler out to God and allow him to comfort you.🙏🙏 praying much for you Wilson family and First Baptist Church Lambert’s Point family.

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    Clyde and Aloma Shaw says

    Our family has lost a precious jewel. During times like this we realize it’s not how long you live but the quality of life you lived. Michelle left an indelible mark on this side of the Jordan. We pray for comfort and understanding during this difficult time.

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    Earl W Robinson says

    My heart goes out to the entire Wilson family and her close friends. She is in a better place free of pain now with no worries. My heart is very sadden to lose Michelle because her personality was so inspiring, we lost her to soon, but never forgotten. She was a very important person to Cardiac Rehabilitation team at Sentara Heart Hospital. We really enjoyed her laughter at our Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. We always had a great time at the Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation on Tuesday and Thursday working out. I was hoping to see her get back there, but now she is with the lord now. R.I.P. Michelle! We miss you and We Love you!
    Lashawna and Earl Robinson

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    Deborah Mapp says

    To Clarence, Edwina &Family:please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. Michele was truly a sweetheart with a winning smile. She is now resting with the Best, JESUS. May it comfort you to know that we care about what you ate experiencing. I love you.

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    Valerie Franks says

    On behave of the Franks family please accept our deepest Condolences for your loss, for we were all very fond of the beloved Michelle. We will continue to keep you’ll in our prayers ❤❤🙏🏾 Valerie

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    Armesia C Lamb says

    To my family praying for you n your time of sorrow,❤🙏🏼❤🙏🏼

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    D'Angela Weaver says

    Michelle,
    My heart is heavy, can’t believe your gone. I will truly miss your smiling face, special dips and coming to Cardiac Rehab at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. My blessing to the family. She will be truly missed.

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    Joyce Henderson says

    My condolences and sympathy. I am so very sorry to learn of your family loss.

    Sisterly,
    Soror Joyce Henderson, 18th
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Director
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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