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Yvette Coleman Chavis


Sunrise: November 11, 1952

Sunset: May 29, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, our Lord and Savior called home his angel Yvette Coleman Chavis.  The youngest child of the late George and Mildred Coleman, Sr., she was born on November 11, 1952 and raised in the Lambert’s Point section of Norfolk, Va.

A natural caregiver, Yvette worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at DePaul Hospital for 30 years.  Not one to ever meet a stranger and a caring spirit as one would ever meet.

Yvette was kind, loving, strong-willed and a fighter.  She was beloved by many and will be missed by all who knew her.  We will truly miss our beloved angel.

Yvette was predeceased by her sister Shirley Thomas, and her two brothers George Coleman, Jr. and Ervin “Smokey” Coleman.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Michael E. Chavis, Sr.; her daughter Krystal L. Chavis-Green, her son Michael E. Chavis, Jr and his wife Latesa; her five grandchildren, Diamond, Jade, Michael III, Jordan, and Markell;  her five sisters, Carolyn Coleman, Sandra Speller, Evelyn McElrath, Brenda Bellamy (Octavious) and Irene Foy (George); her special sister-friend, Mary Butler and one aunt, Evelyn Comers and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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    Curtis Davis says

    Michael and Family. So sorry to hear about your beloved mother’s passing. Our hears and Prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

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    Jennifer Ward says

    My condolence’s Yvette is at Peace now no more pain she will be missed but I know she is in a better place .

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    Sondra & Sam Thomas says

    Dear Michael and family, Sam and I are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of the love of your life, Yvette. We all go back to J. J. Smallwood Elem as classmates. We will pray that God will comfort the entire family during this time of your loss.

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    Dani says

    Sending heartfelt thoughts and prayers to your family in behalf of your beloved one. May Christ promise of the resurrection comfort you, John 5:28,29..all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out

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    Tonya Yvette McClarty says

    Mike, again my deepest & sincerest condolences to you, Krystal and the family! I’m so very sorry for your loss :-( – She was such a sweet & loving lady – I remember – & I know all too well about the pain of THIS type of loss – :-( you guys are in my thoughts today & always!! Love you bro! xoxo

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    Deborah "Taylor" Mapp says

    To the Family of Yvette: We all grew up in Lamberts Point. One big happy family, so when one of us leaves we all feel it. However, we know that God will give you comfort and peace as only He can give. She is resting in Jesus’ Arms, safe from all pain and harm. Take comfort in knowing we care for you.

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    Flo Jackson says

    The Family have our Condolences and deeply in my Prayers! Yvette and I use to work at Depaul Hospital a long time ago! Yevette use to be a Nurse upstairs and I use to work in the Lab! It wasn’t nothing that Yevette wouldn’t take the time to help anyone out, when needed and she always had a pleasant smile on her face! We use to joke all the time, but she took her work very seriously! I Love Yevette, But most of all, God saw her getting tired and he Loved her More! Rest on, My Sister in Christ! I will see you again! Flo and Bernard Jackson!

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    Leilani Berger says

    Michael and family, Don and I are so sorry for the loss of your mother. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

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    JudithTaylor Boatwright says

    Michael and family,my condolences and prayers to all of you during these difficult monents.Yvette was a beautiful soul,inside and out.May God’s peace strengthen you and let His live abode within your hearts and souls!!

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    Nancy Gorry says

    Please accept my condolences. I also worked with Yvette at DePaul, Diabetes Center, now almost 20 years ago. Yvette was a stabilizing presence, quiet & fun at the same time, always gentle. Our paths haven’t crossed, but I think of her often; so sad to see the notice in the paper. I trust she is at peace,

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    William and Renee Morning says

    Sorry to hear the loss of your dear mother. May God continue to watch over your family in your time of need. To God be the glory.

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    Jacqueline Lawrence says

    Michael and family . so sorry for your lost. May Yevette RIH.

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    Russell Robinson says

    Our condolences to the Chavis family, Mrs. Yvette was truly a kind person. May she rest in peace.

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