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Daveline Avis Baucom, 72, of Newport News, passed away peacefully at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021. She fought a very brave fight with COVID-19 but did not win. She is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Robert Baucom; her only child, Julie Farmer, Newport News; three sisters, Ann Eastwood, Mary Frances Rilee, and Angie Hogge, Gloucester, and her only brother, David Howard, Newport News. Daveline was a beautiful vibrant person who never met an enemy. She was passionate about her house and was an accomplished ceramic artist and instructor for the City of Newport News. She dearly loved her dogs, Ice and Dexter and her flowers. She was a Master Gardener with Newport News. She was a special soul that will be sadly missed by many. God speed and peace.