Alvenia “Venia” Calloway a long-time resident of Savannah, GA, passed away at Hospice Savannah on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Alvenia had been battling ovarian cancer. She was 80 years of age.
Alvenia is preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Williams Calloway; her mother, Evelyn Wiley, and her father, John Mitchell.
She is survived by her son, Eugene (Patricia) Calloway, Jr.; her daughter, Tammy (Elijah) Calloway Hunter; grandchildren – Sherree (Robert) Calloway Garcia; Eugene W. Calloway, III; Kevin Lavon Calloway-Brunson, Jr.; Kenneth W. Calloway, Jr.; Cana (I.K.) Brunson Obaisi; siblings – Carolyn Mitchell; Michael Mitchell; Darryl (Cynthia) Mitchell; Gregory (Muzette) Mitchell; Linda Nolden; Ronald Comer; Randy (Justina) Comer; Ronald Hinton (deceased); and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Alvenia was born on Daufuskie Island, SC on July 30, 1939. She graduated from Alfred E. Beach High School and went on to earn a nursing degree (LPN) from Savannah Area Technical College. She worked as a nurse for over 15 years at Memorial Hospital. She retired from Georgia Regional.
Alvenia loved to cook and generously shared her cooking with others. She loved fishing, crabbing, visiting casinos, and traveling. She enjoyed attending church services and loved family gatherings. She will be forever remembered for her infectious smile, quick wit, and kind words. She is already missed beyond measure, as there are many lives she touched while here with us.
The family will be having a Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Alvenia, (date to be determined) and asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ovariancancerinstitute.org or on cashapp $msvyne to be donated on your behalf.
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