Virginia Chatham Howlett

11 July, 19685 May, 2021

Virginia "Ginger" Chatham Howlett, 52, of Chesapeake, Virginia passed away on May 5, 2021. Ginger was born in Chesapeake, Virginia on July 11, 1968. She graduated from Great Hope Baptist School and continued to receive an Elementary Education degree from Pensacola Christian College. Ginger was married to C. Howard Howlett on June 30, 1990 and they were married for 30 years. Ginger worked as a library assistant in the children's department at South Norfolk Memorial Library. She had many hobbies which included crocheting, sewing, and reading. She was actively involved in her church and enjoyed singing in the choir. Ginger is survived by her husband Howard; 3 daughters, Tabitha, Lydia, and Jennifer (David); 5 grandchildren; mother Linda Chatham; siblings, Glenda, Mary, Tim, and their families; along with many other family and friends who will miss her deeply.

A Memorial Service will be held at Colonial Baptist Church on May 8, 2021 at 4pm. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Woodlawn Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Women's Ministry at Colonial Baptist Church. Please share your memories and offer condolences at


  • C. Howard Howlett, Husband of 30 years
  • Tabitha, Daughter
  • Lydia, Daughter
  • Jennifer (David), Daughter
  • Linda Chatham, Mother
  • Glenda, Sister
  • Mary, Sister
  • Tim, Brother
  • Ginger also leaves behind 5 grandchildren, along with many other family members and friends.

  • Women's Ministry at Colonial Baptist Church


  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, 8 May , 2021


Virginia Chatham Howlett

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Dorothy Halsey

7 May 2021

I knew Ginger from the time she was a toddler. She was a sweet child and wonderful young lady. She accepted the Lord at an early age and loved Him to the end of her earthly days and now she sees Him in Heaven. God bless her family in these hard days.

Sherry Corbitt

6 May 2021

Praying for your family during this difficult time. I know Ginger loved the Lord and is now in the presence of our Savior.