Shelia V. Britton-Austin

Sunrise: September 24, 1953

Sunset: September 6, 2020

Shelia V. Britton-Austin, 66, of Norfolk, VA widely known as Shelia B. departed this life Sunday, September 6, 2020. She was born to the late Olivia Naomi Britton and Edward Lee Cuffee. Shelia was married to the love of her life, Clarence Eugene Austin, for over 10 years until his untimely passing in 2007.

She is preceded in death by her only daughter, Toshina Britton and granddaughter, Marajah Jonax. Shelia attended Chesapeake Public Schools as a child and was a member of Mount Zion Church Berkley. She will always be remembered as the life of the party and the person who would always be there to give you a listening ear when needed. Shelia was kind and loving but didn’t play any games. She was a 49er’s fan for life. After her retirement, she loved to get some “gas off of her chest” by taking daily rides and shopping. Shelia loved to dress fashionable and keep her signature short silver hair cut just right. She loved and enjoyed her life until her last day. She will be GREATLY MISSED.

She leaves to cherish her memory four sons, Antrace Britton, Marcus Britton, Ahmed Britton and Donyea Britton (Cameisha); seven grandchildren, Jermeka Britton, DeMarje Banks, Antraya Britton, Kamora Hurst, Antrace Britton
Jr., JaQuez Ferebee and Shaniyah Williams; two great grandchildren, Jamaria Sessoms and Jayceon Sessoms; a loving sister, Karen King; two brothers, Clarence King and Tyrone King; a special aunt and cousin that she held dearly Dorothy Norfleet and Linwood Britton; a special friend, Wayne Lee and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Viewing Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, September 14, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Riverside Cemetery 1000 E. Indian River Road Norfolk, VA 23523 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Vonnie Mcclease says

    Rest in peace Sheila you will truly be missed

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    Sabrina Mullen says

    Oh how you loved Jesus you were a help mate to me I would go to your page every day for my daily inspiration I’m gonna miss you so much. May you rest in peace forever❤️????♥️❤️????

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    Sabrina Mullen says

    On behalf of my mom Barbara she said she will miss y’all riding to the store every month may you get sweet rest.❤️♥️????❤️❤️

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    Janice L Fuller says

    Rest In Peace, classmate. Condolences to the family’.

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    Sashanco says

    Rest in Heaven Sheila B! We will surely miss you and that infectious laugh of yours. Lol! God bless the family. May you rest well luv.

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    Celes Keeling says

    With heart felt condolences may you rest in peace in heaven Shelia.????????????????God bless all of your family ????????

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    Alyanna Clemes says

    On behalf of my mother Jean hurdle and the family. We are sending our condolences May she Rest In Peace and God bless all your family. Rest in paradise.

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    Shenita Howard says

    Jameka juice n J so sorry for yall loss ????

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      Maxine Whitley says

      Shelia B you will surely be miss RIP sending my Condolences to the family

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    Niki Gramby says

    Rest In Paradise Shelia You Have Gain Your Wings. God Has Called Another One Of His Children Home When God Is Ready There Is Nothing No one Can. Our Grandkids Will Miss You, As They Would Say Grandma Shelia, Grandma Niki. My Condolence And Prayers Are With The Family.

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    Nevada Moulds says

    Jameka and family our heart felt condolences to you and your family ,we are praying that the peace of God rest upon you and your family ,Nevada aka aunt vada & Robert Moulds in Gautier Ms the great Gulf Coast

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    Briana newell says

    My condolences to the family, Ms.Shelia was a delight soul. You will definitely be miss. Rest well your Negobor Bri

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