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Shannon S. Wallace


Sunrise: August 29, 1969

Sunset: January 8, 2021

Our beloved Shannon Sherice Wallace a frontline hero whom everyone knew as “Shannon Boo!” was called home to be with Jesus Christ our Lord and savior Friday, January 8, 2021 at Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth at 5:24am.

She was born August 29, 1969 in Norfolk, VA, the daughter of Katherine Marie Wallace and the late Army Veteran Oliver Wallace.

Shannon attended Norview High School in her earlier years and later on received her nursing degree from Pennsylvania State University; Penn State, which she loved, dearly where she attended on an academic scholarship. Shannon was such a kindhearted soul that would just light up any room she would walk into. She was also a woman of many many talents; she could sing, dance, act… you name it! She was definitely a natural born comedian but as she would say with the biggest brightest smile ever “Oh it’s just a Virgo thing”.

Shannon was a phenomenal and loving daughter, she was committed to her work and would be there in a skip hop and jump for anyone that called and needed her. Without hesitation or a second thought. She was an excellent godmother to ALL of her godchildren, no questions asked! She made things happen even when it seemed impossible.

She loved all her godchildren dearly, Lil Shawn, Kori, Kaiden, Shanti, Shamiya, Lynda, Tiffany, Tierra and Javon.

Shannon leaves to cherish her memories, her son Shaolin Curie Wallace; her daughter, Micah Katherine Wallace; her mother, Katherine Wallace and a host of other family members and friends.

Viewing Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, January 27, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23502 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Vonnie Mcclease says

    Rest in peace

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    Monica says

    Rest in Peace, Cousin!!!!

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    Deborah says

    Your smile was contagious, will miss your kindness

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      Pamela A. Brown says

      ??My deepest sympathy.

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    Ramona Bishop and Jessica Demore says

    she was always brought joy and kindness to whatever shift she worked. A heart the was big and wide. would help and do anything for anyone. Rest my friend you were loved

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    DeLois Dillard says

    God called home his angel! I Will always remember her smiles and jokes. Shannon was a dedicated nurse with a big caring heart. Thank you Shannon for being you always! You will truly be missed but always remembered. Rest with your Father.

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    Chef Cedric Jackson II says

    Ms. Shannon was always helpful and had a smile of Gold. She always kept it real while working with her. You will truly be missed Ms. Shannon. Keeping the family in my prayers.

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    Roderick Wallace says

    Will always remember how sweet and kind you were to us. Very upset with myself that we didn’t connect more before u pass. Heaven couldn’t wait. Love u .

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    SHELETTE COSTON says

    May the Great God be pleased with you.
    May the depths of our failed friendship, fighting to be good mother’s always be the glue. Even if I never see them again…
    Love is Love and for many years you were that for me.

    We fought to ensure their education, the mental and emotional growth…

    You will always be remembered as a valued part of my family and my closet friend. Even in passing…

    There will never be another Shannon-Boo!!!

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