Published 12:01 am Thursday, August 4, 2022
Jaquetta Randle Chavarria, 40, of Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2022, surrounded by her family.
Jaquetta was born on Jan. 15, 1982, in Lafayette to Donald Shillow Sr. and Phyllis Randle. She grew up in Lake Charles and was a graduate of McNeese State University. She worked for Volunteers of America and later pursued her dream of inspiring others by becoming an educator. She taught for many years and touched many students’ lives. She was a member of Refuge Temple Ministries in Lake Charles and Lakewood Church in Houston.
Jaquetta was a hardworking mother, and her kids were her world. She never met a stranger and treated everyone she met with love and kindness. She loved deeply and will be missed tremendously.
Jaquetta is survived by her husband, Manuel M. Chavarria; two sons, Derrick Williams Jr. and Mason Walker; father, Donald Shillow Sr.; two brothers, Chris LaSalle and Donald (Megan) Shillow Jr.; mother-in-law, MaryAnn Choate’; and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Phyllis Randle; grandmother, Louise Honeycutt; grandfather, Larry Honeycutt; and cousin, Lareaux “Larry” Honeycutt.
Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at Johnson Funeral Home. Her service will be held at 2 p.m. following the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Champions Club at www.championsclub.org or to any special needs children’s charity.
Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net.