Shawan “Cookie” Corprew

Sunrise: October 19, 1971

Sunset: April 1, 2024

Shawan Lynette “Cookie” Corprew entered this earthly life on October 19, 1971. She was born to Robert Todd and Vynell Mellerson. She transitioned from this life to eternal rest on April 1, 2024.

Shawan was educated in Chesapeake Public Schools and a graduate of Deep Creek High School. She furthered her education at Tidewater Community College where she earned an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education. She was employed in various careers, including a teacher. She continued to be active working in her church, community and supporting her family and friends. Her favorite pastime was playing bingo with her sister, Sharetta and friends. Her greatest love of all was her grandsons and being a grandmother.

She was raised in the admonition of the Lord at Zion Bethel United Church of Christ where she was a faithful member of several ministries including the #3 Usher Board, Voices of Praise Choir, and the Social Service Ministry. She continued in faithful Christian service as a partner of The Mount Chesapeake where she served in the Children’s Ministry.

Shawan is predeceased in death by her father, Robert L. Todd and her son, Da’Jon L. Todd. Remaining to cherish her memory is her husband of over 30 years, Ossia Corprew, Jr; her daughter, ShaniQuia R. Todd; her daughter-in-law, Shanna Todd; her grandsons, Bryson Todd, Brycere Todd, and Jrue Jarrett; her mother, Vynell Mellerson Holloway, her brothers, Robert Elliott (TaMeisha), Andre Todd, Mohamed Amine (Saleema), Adam Todd, and Anas Todd; her sisters, Sharetta Todd, Lateshia Clark (Darryl), and Katrina Carrington (Damien); and a host of other family and friends.

Viewing Thursday, April 11, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Friday, April 12, 2024 11:00am The Mount 215 Las Gaviotas Blvd. Chesapeake VA 23322 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Beatrice Britt says

    Sorry for your loss may she RIP with the Father 🙏🏽🙏🏽keeping the family in my prayers

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    Dorene Barco says

    Oak praying for you and your family my sincere condolences to the family.

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    Marsha J, Mae Fortt Kerry Finch says

    Prayers and condolences sent to the family of Shawan “Cookie” Corprew. She was a beautiful person inside and out. RIP you’re truly missed

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    Sheila Kelly says

    Prayers and Condolences to the Family! She was a very giving and Loving person! I will truly miss our talks about the Grand kids and the drag racing! May God continue to watch over your family!

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    Deanna Hill says

    Sending my heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family may God comfort each of your hearts Take your rest in paradise 🙏

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    Nadine Garedo- Sampson says

    My condolences to the family for your loss. And I pray that God will give you peace during this trying time. OK

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    Katrina Smith says

    My friend someone i called on to talk to rather if it was a good or bad day i love you so luch and you will 4ever live on in my heart

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    Sonya Duke-Bolden (Susie) says

    Rest in Heavenly Peace Cookie. I know Aunt Nell and your dad were waiting to welcome you into heaven. My heart felt condolences and prayers to the family.

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