Eva M. Cozzens
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Eva M. Cozzens
  • April 27, 1928 - December 13, 2017
  • Norfolk, Virginia

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Eva Melinda (Addison) Cozzens, 89, passed away peacefully at her home on December 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Marion Edward Cozzens and one son, David Cozzens.
Eva was born in Cedar Bluff, Virginia on April 27, 1928 to Thomas Albert Addison and Mary Burnett Addison. She was the 5th of 15 children; 6 brothers and 8 sisters and is survived by 2 of her brothers, Carl Addison and Franklin David Addison and 6 of her sisters, Lois Jones, Cherry Lee Price, Sue Hill, Sheila Lang, Carol Clayman and Emily Cozzens.

Eva is survived by 5 of her 6 children: Dorothy VanSittert, Daniel Cozzens, Deborah Beal and husband James, Donna Spell and Dale Cozzens. She has 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson, numerous nieces and nephews. She was a much loved Mother and Grandmother.

She was an active member of Hyde Park Baptist Church for many years. She enjoyed reading, quilting and tending to her home. She was always available to help someone in need, especially those she knew who couldn't do for themselves. She worked outside the home for several years but the most recent was at the Old Virginia Ham Shop in Norfolk.

The family will receive guest on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach VA.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Rosewood Memorial Park with Reverend Terry Beck presiding. You may offer your condolences and share memories at www.kellumfuneralhome.com.