Mrs. Claradean E. Wyatt was born on November 26, 1931, in Goode, VA. She departed this life on December 19, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Maynard Williams and Agnes Marie Hutcheson.
Claradean moved to Newport News, VA as a young child and received her education in the Newport News Public School System graduating from Huntington High School in 1951. She later began working for the Newport News School System as a special education school bus driver where she retired after 30 years of service.
Claradean was preceded in death by her late husband James A. Cotton and from that union two children were born, to whom she was devoted. Later, she married her late husband Eugene Wyatt. She is also preceded in death by three sisters, Lorraine Diggs, Ernestine Vaughn and Gloria Savage.
Claradean accepted the Lord early on in her life and became a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She served as President of the Usher Board and Trustee for years before relocating to Anchorage, Alaska. There she joined Shiloh Baptist Church during her stay in Alaska for twelve years.
Claradean held the role of Matriarch to her family often having gatherings for them. She continued to dole out wisdom and encouragement to her grandchildren and others to whom she came in contact. She was the most humble and kindest person you could meet. She loved to sew and make clothing for herself and others.
Claradean leaves behind to cherish her memory one daughter Janice Thomas and one son James Kevin Cotton(Yolander); six grandchildren George Thomas, Jr. (Rajean), Johnathan Thomas(Alexis), Kiera Jones(Deveric), Devin, Rasheed and Shymeek; five great-grandchildren Deveric, Jr., Devron, Zion, King and Emi; two brothers Buford Williams and Curtis Hutcheson; a special niece Stachia Vickie(Donald); caregiver/nurse Valerie Lynch and a host of loving relatives and friends.
The Wyatt family request that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
The family of Mrs. Claredean Wyatt has entrusted her final care to C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.
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