Valerie Snowden Harvey, 56, entered to eternal rest on April 15, 2020.
She was born on October 8, 1963 to Curl P. & Viola Snowden. Valerie was educated in the Virginia Beach school system, graduating from Bayside High School in 1978.
Early on, Valerie lived with her parents and two children in the Lake Edward section of Virginia Beach. In the summer of 1982, she met and fell in love with Marvin S. Harvey Jr. They were married the following year on May 14, 1983 in a backyard ceremony at her parent’s home. Through their union, they would be blessed to welcome 3 more children to the family. Valerie found the Lord at a very young age. She along with her husband Marvin, attended the Flames of Fire Church on Witchduck Rd. before settling at Holy Rock Fellowship Church on Richard Rd., where he was a Deacon and she was an Evangelist.
Outside of being a wife and mother, she was employed by Dam Neck BOQ as a housekeeper, SECEP as a Teacher Assistant, Freedom Ford parts and delivery, Hardee’s as a cook/cashier, Virginia Beach School system as a bus driver, and Home Health Care as a personal care giver.
Valerie was an avid lover of bingo and played at various Bingo Halls. She loved to travel, visiting the Bahamas, Key West, Tennessee, Baltimore, Atlantic City, and Ocean City. Summer vacations to Fermville, Virginia and the last a camping trip to King’s Dominion. Valerie enjoyed and loved being with family, whether staying up with the latest dance steps, birthdays, holidays, cookouts or just hanging out.
Valerie was loved by everyone for her warm disposition and smile. She will truly be missed.
Valerie leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Marvin S. Harvey Jr.; sons, Deshaunia, Marvin III (Jaime), and Novel (Ryanne); daughters, Lequisia (Rosean) and Tequilia (John); sister, Sandy (Sylvester); brothers, Curl P. Jr. (Vera) and Shane (Carol); sisters-in-love, Diane and Gloria; brother-in-love Tony (Patricia); eleven grandchildren, Kenotre, Tamira, Kenazia, Tyquan, Marvin IV, Kamani, Khalil, Charles (CJ), Quinton, Gabrielle, Jahsiah, and Yuriel; four great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.
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