Taiesha Watkins, age 27

Lost to gun violence on July 28, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  • Nickname:
    43 Tai
    17 Tai Tai
    1 taii
    2 Tai ❤️
  • Number of children:
    5 1
    6 1 little girl 😊
  • Personality:
    9 Outgoing
    5 goofy!!
    1 adventurous
    6 always happy 😊
    4 Loving
    1 Everything.
    1 joyful
    2 Loveable
    1 outstanding and beautiful
    1 Beautiful Soul
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  • Schools attended:
    9 Hightower High School
    1 HHS 👌🏾
  • Comments:
    3 Tai, we will carry you in out hearts forever. Your irreplacable and God needed you home 🙏
    1 Ill love you forever. 💔
    1 I love you and miss you so much
    1 you are forever inforgettable, i love you Tai! Rest Easy Angel 😇❤️
    1 Unforgettable!
    2 Rest easy cousin, we love and miss you.
    2 Im coming back every day to light a candle for you cousin!
    1 justice will be served
    1 we are going to get justice for you tai i love you cousin
    1 I love you baby girl
    2 Earth is missing an Angel. Many hearts are heavy, you were so loved.
    1 theres not a day that goes by i dont miss you.
    2 I’ve come everyday to light a candle for you. I love you and I pray we get JUSTICE!!
    1 You cross my mind faithfully.
    1 love you more than ever and i miss you everyday
    1 We love you, Tai. Youre never far from our thoughts. see you later ❤️
    1 I love you
    2 It’s been harder and harder each day. I love you.
    1 I miss you so much
    2 I love you beautiful ❤️❤️
    1 i miss you so much 🕊🤞🏽love you i just be waiting for the phone call or text🕊🕊
    1 Merry Christmas bae! I love you!
    1 merry christmas besto I love you 4L ..
    2 Happy New Year Angel 🥰. Think about you every day.
    1 Love you tai 😔💔
    1 love you so much Tai
    1 You are missed dearly cousin. Continue to watch over us all.
    1 I love you girl. Hope you’re okay up there. I miss you bae, forever and always angel.
    3 Happy Heavenly Easter Baby Girl !!!!
    1 Happy Mother’s Day babe. I love you, keep resting well. We all miss you soooo much! 🌹💚
    1 I love you tai.. I miss you.
    2 Happy Birthday Tai Tai. Missing you so much. Love you forever 🥰
    1 Happy Heavenly Birthday baby girl !!!!
    1 Love you boo. It never gets easier but ima light one erday for you!!!
    1 You’ve been heavily on my mind for over a week now. Love you boo!
    3 Love you Tai 💞
    1 One year feels like forever love. I love you.
    3 Just Wanna Hear Your Voice Again
    1 missing you so much each bday u not there its so unfair..... love u babygirl
    1 Stacy
    1 I miss you so much sister. continue to watch over us. always wishing you were here 💜💜

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