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Courier Obituaries 8-7-19

SHAKYRA IMARI JAMIA YOUNG

PICKENS — Shakyra Imari Jamia Young, 11, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Greenville.

Born in Easley, she was the daughter of Latisha Wilson and Benjamin Young. Shakyra fully enjoyed life. She enjoyed dancing, singing, pranking, entertaining and bringing joy to all those around her. She was thoughtful and always concerned about others. Shakyra loved her sister, Shamari, and all her other siblings. She enjoyed her daily visits from Mr. Jim Little, who always made her laugh and smile. He was a very special part of her life. Shakyra lived out her remaining days through memorable experiences with Brian Forcier through the nonprofit organization skylastrong.org, which the family would like to give a special thanks. She took helicopter rides, went to Carowinds and Big Air, partying like a rock star “diva” complete with glitter.

Survivors include her parents; a brother, Shaquan Radcliff; three sisters, Shaniqua Aaliyah Martin, Sha-mari L’yon Young and Brianna; her grandmother, Ernestine Wilson; one uncle; four aunts; one special cousin, Jeemell; many other loving

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