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Sandra J. Sears


Sunrise: February 27, 1944

Sunset: April 28, 2021

On Wednesday, April 28,2021, our beloved mother, Sandra Elaine Jarvis Sears, gained her wings and slipped away from the labor of this earth to her reward, to be with her Lord and Savior.  She was born February 27, 1944 to the late Nathan Jarvis and Eula A.Moore Jarvis in  Norfolk County, Virginia.

After graduating from Crestwood High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, Sandra attended Norfolk State University.  She was later employed by the U.S. Government at the Naval Air Terminal, Norfolk Virginia. She retired after 30 years of service as an Aircraft Freight Loader Supervisor.

Sandra’s christian journey began at an early age at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Oak Grove, Virginia where she dedicated her life to Christ.  Once married, she faithfully attended the United House of Prayer for All People with her husband, the late Leronia Sears.   Later in life she attended and joined Philadelphia Church of Christ Disciples on Canal Drive in Chesapeake, Virginia.  She was highly respected and admired by her church family.  Sandra was bestowed the honour of Church Mother.

Sandra enjoyed attending sport activities such as football, baseball, basketball, being with family and  friends, and babysitting her neighbor’s twin boys whom she truly loved and adored as if they were her own.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, and son Torraine Sears.  Left to cherish her memories are two sons, Levelle (Bobbie) and Tori Sears; grandchildren including Levelle Sears Jr, who she raised as her own, and Damien Sears; three brothers , Nathan Jarvis Sr. (Doreatha), Melvin Jarvis, and Clifton Jarvis (Kathy); three sisters, Carolyn Etheridge (Morris), Elvy Jarvis, and Lavern Boykins (Ernest); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, the twins – Jalil and Jamil Bailey,  and friends.

Viewing Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, May 10, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel 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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    Tony Fleming says

    My God blessed you and your family.

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      Tony Fleming says

      May God blessed you and your family.

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    Crestwood High School Alumni Association, Inc. says

    We were sadden to hear of Sandra’s untimely death. We will remember her support and community service as a fantastic Bomber with the Crestwood High School Alumni Association and the Class of 1962 . We pray for God’s peace and comfort to all of you.

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    Chyrita S Rush says

    Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I am praying that God will hold you and console you during this difficult time.

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    Theresa Keeton-Whipple says

    Ms. Sandra: Your door was always open, ready to talk and to listen. You had always given me the best advice and wasn’t afraid to tell me what you were thinking. I will truly miss your friendship. I pray comfort for your family and may God draw them closer to Him in their time of grief.

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    Carole Smith says

    Oh how I will miss you. Your smile. your advice and encouragement. Your helping hands when I needed someone to lift me up. You were always there.
    So much I want to say but you already know. I thank you and will continue to love and chersh you.
    Gone but never forgotten

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    johnie Cowell says

    I was really saddened to hear about your untimely death,I will continue to remember the many years of friendship and support . “Rest in peace”my friend, a 1963 Crestwood graduate and former 30 year co-worker at the norf/nav air terminal

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    Darrow Clark says

    I pray for peace and comfort for you and your loved ones at this difficult time and offer my condolences to you all.

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    Kim A Reid says

    My condolences to the family! Ms Sears (affectionately called) you’re going to be missed! RIH until we meet again

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