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C. Leona Chesson

The Chesson, Tucker, Johnson, and Massaquoi Families with broken hearts, yet thankfulness, announce the passing of our beloved, C. Leona Chesson. She departed this temporal world to be with the Lord on January 19, 2018, at the Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland.

C. Leona leaves to cherish her memory: her sisters, Amy Ba and Ayele Ajavon-Cox, and her children: Wendell Chesson, Mozart A. Chesson,  Alhaj A. Azziz (Princess), Yvette N. Chesson-Gibson (Chauncy), Charles Hoffman, Pschopelia M. Chesson-Wilkins, Jefferson Rodney Chesson (Karen), Rouchell H. Chesson, Sr., Wilhelmina Chesson Versini (Eugene), Cora Chesson, Rudolph Chesson (Rachael), Jeanette Chesson, Tos Chesson (Patricia), Verlyn Chesson Porte (Wulwyn), Venetta Chesson-Neufville, J. Jefferson Chesson (Roseline), J. Jawah Chesson (Beatrice),  Jackie Chesson Alpha (Harry), Joselle Chesson; and a host of grand and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her children:  J. Jefferson Chesson Jr., Gaynelle Chesson, and Kamah Chesson.

The Celebration of the Life and Times of C. Leona Chesson is as follows:

Wake Keeping
February 16, 2018
6:30pm - 9pm
Episcopal Church of the Ascension 
205 South Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Celebration of Life
February 17, 2018
9am - 11am
Episcopal Church of the Ascension 
205 South Summit Avenue,
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

  • The family request that the celebrants not wear black.

Gates of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906

For further information, you may contact:
Amy Ba: 301-890-3969
Rouchell H. Chesson: 240-838-8259
Pschopelia Chesson-Wilkins: 240-821-4907 or 301-384-8108
Yvette Chesson-Gibson:  011-231-778414150