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Teresa Michelle Williams


Sunrise: October 29, 1957

Sunset: December 25, 2020

Teresa Michelle Williams was born in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Willie Eli King and Gladys Beatrice King. Teresa made her peaceful transition to heavenly rest on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Teresa was passionate about serving others and pursued a nursing curriculum from Tidewater      Community College upon graduating from Granby High School. For over 20 years, Teresa served as a private duty nurse with various home health providers. For an additional 15 years, she served as a foster parent with the Barry Robinson Center and the Norfolk Department of Human Services. She also thrived in leadership roles by demonstrating an impeccable hard work ethic and entrepreneurial mindset, often managing multiple jobs, businesses, and responsibilities simultaneously. When she was not working, you could easily find her shopping and traveling.

 A woman of faith, she was a dedicated member of Monument of Joy Church in Norfolk, Virginia. Teresa was committed to her ushering duties, developing vast relationships in the community, and encouraging others to remain steadfast through life’s challenges and to forgive. When asked about her favorite scripture, she readily answered Psalm 91, the King family scripture she memorized from her childhood.

 Teresa was fiercely in love with her family. She never turned down the opportunity to host or attend a King family gathering. Forever a social butterfly, Teresa loved being at events where there was good food, good company, good music, and plenty of room for dancing. She didn’t need a reason to celebrate; she simply wanted everyone to be joyful, love life, and have a good time.

 Teresa is the cherished wife of Corethious Williams, devoted mother of children, LaTersa Chatman, Richard Mitchell, Jr. (Erica) and Aaron Mitchell (Angie); and beloved grandmother of grandsons Juwan Bryant and Christopher Foxworth, Jr. She is the dear sister of Catherine Weaver, Jacob King (Deborah), Wilhelmina Armstead (Don), Jacqueline Hamlett (Josh), and Ricky King, Sr. (Michelle). Teresa’s vibrant personality will be sorely missed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends, and members of the community. She is preceded in death by her sister Sheila Butts.

Viewing Sunday, January 10, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, January 11, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby 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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    charlene barham says

    We sending our prayers to you and your family.

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    White-Banks Family says

    May the grace of God comfort the family. God bless, Prayerful Pam

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      Vonda Coleman says

      It was a pleasure knowing Mrs. Williams. Condolences to the family, may you find comfort in dealing with her loss, she’ll truly be missed.

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        Wali and family says

        We are very sorry for the loss of another family member. Many time the out come of situations are un clear but we must continue to believe that all things are in the hand of the most high. Blessings and prayers will show us the way. Much love, the Smith from California.

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        John Hendricks says

        The Hendricks family are praying for your comfort

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      Wali and family says

      We are very sorry for the loss of another family member. Many time the out come of situations are un clear but we must continue to believe that all things are in the hand of the most high. Blessings and prayers will show us the way. Much love, the Smith from California.

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    Jean Williams says

    Our prayers are with you and the family and may you find joy and comfort in the mist of this journey.
    God is a present help in the mist of your sorrows.♥️♥️♥️

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    Denise Favors says

    To the family of Teresa: Numbers 6: 24 – 26 reads: “Jehovah bless you and keep you;  Jehovah show you a shining face and be gracious to you;  Jehovah raise his face to you and make all well,’  and lay my name on the sons of Israel, and I will bless them.” American Standard Version (bi22)
    May each one of you find peace and comfort from the scriptures

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    Warren Matthews says

    I’m sending my condolences to the family. God Bless you all

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      Andrew and LaShan Privott says

      To Ricky and Family, Our Deepest Sympathy is with you and your family doing this time of sorrow May your sister rest in paradise.
      Andrew “Bug” and LaShan Privott
      Michelle Cousins

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    Aunt Carolyn says

    Dearest Richard, Sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother. Much love and you are in our prayers.

    Greg Favors
    Carolyn Favors Chambliss

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    Bre Soukup says

    Richard and Erica you have been in our prayers. Teresa was so kind and will be missed. Thinking of you all.

    Love, Bre, Patrick and Grace Soukup

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    Bianca REESE says

    Praying for peace…comfort and understanding for the family. You all are in my prayers
    From the Reese and Jackson Family..

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    Sydnee Williams says

    Mrs. Williams was a special woman. It was a pleasure knowing her and experiencing her grace.

    My condolences to the family.

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    Regina Owens says

    I would like to express my most sincere condolences to The Family of Teresa Williams. May God continue to Bless and keep your family under watchful eye, especially during this difficult process. “T” you were known by many and loved by all! May your Soul Rest In Peace now and forevermore! Stay strong Mina and Family! Love and Miss You “T”…..Gina

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    Hope Smith Ragab says

    To The King Family, Our Dearest Cousins,
    Sorry for the loss of Sister, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Niece, and dear Cousin, Teresa. Our Condolences
    and prayers that God comfort you at this difficult time.
    She will be greatly missed but forever in our hearts.
    May the memories of Teresa bring you peace.
    God Bless You and Family
    Love You dearly, Hope, Hesham and Family

    Love you dearly

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    Tammie hicks says

    My condolences to the family, SIP teresa

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    Kimberly Robinson says

    Such a beautiful person inside and out. God Bless the family during this difficult time.

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    Lolita Moore says

    Well cousin so glad that we were able to connect onmessanger. every message I gladly received. Your kind words, sense of humor and just the thought of you thinking of me makes my heart glad. I know you’re every kind of special. But God knows best. RIH. Cousin Lolita

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    Lolita Moore says

    Sending our sincere condolences from Lolita and the Moore family

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