Tyra Chevonne Charmant, 52, of Copperas Cove, passed away on April 16, 2023.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Viss Family Funeral Home, 1614 S FM 116, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522.
Tyra was born in Queens, New York on October 24, 1970, to Tyrone Taylor and Patricia Johnson. She married Pascal Charmant on October 7, 1995, in Gwinett, Georgia She graduated from Central Texas College. She worked as an Aircraft Refueler and Recruiter for the United States Army for 20 years.
She was a veteran of the United States Army and served various tours to Afghanistan, Iraq, Southeast Asia, and Kuwait. During her time, she was awarded Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ 3 Campaign Stars, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (6th Award), Army Achievement Medal (5th Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (2nd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), SW Asia SM, NATO Medal, Gold Recruiter Badge, Silver Basic Recruiter Badge, Silver Basic Recruiter Badge w/ one Gold Achievement Star, Silver Basic Achievement Badge w/ Two Gold Achievement Stars, Silver Basic Recruiter Badge w/ Three Gold Achievement Stars, Expert Marksmanship Badge w/ Rifle Bar, and Driver and Mechanic Badge w/ Driver-Wheeled vehicle clasp.,
She was involved as a board member of Pink Warrior Angels.
Tyra is preceded in death by Patricia Johnson
Tyra is survived by her husband, Pascal Charmant; Children, Chevonne Charmant (Husband, Dawson Gourd) and Niomi Charmant (Wife, Judy Leon); Sibling, Garner Taylor, Pamela Johnson, Kara Mills, and Dale Williams; father, Tyrone Taylor
The family of Tyra wishes to extend our sincere thanks to (Dr. Nguyen and staff at Baylor Scott & White, New Century Hospice, Pink Warrior Angels, House of Faith Ministery, and any other company that has aided in Tyra’s battle with cancer.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Pink Warrior Angels in memory of Tyra. https://pinkwarriorangels.org/donate/, non-floral plants, or candles.
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