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Markeisha Keira Gilmore


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Markeisha Keira Gilmore Obituary
"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters." On March 8, 2000 our Star Markeisha Keira Gilmore was born. Markeisha was the daughter of Mark and Keisha Jackson-Gilmore. She departed this life on January 3, 2019 at the age of 18, alongside her boyfriend Michael Willis Jr. Markeisha graduated from McDonald 35 High School and was a student at Louisiana State University where she was studying nursing. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers: Jessie Jackson Sr. and Richard Gilmore, Sr., and two uncles Jessie Jackson, Jr. and Richard Gilmore Jr. She leaves behind to cherish her memories her loving parents, two sisters: Marquesha (Reginald) and Marneisha, two nieces Reginaye´ and Mar´laysia Marsh, grandmothers: Lillie Yancy and Inez Gilmore-Wilson (Joe), godparents: Ebony Turner and Samuel Honore´, godbrother Alton Turner and her best friend Ebriana Stewart. Also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and devoted friends. Her Funeral Service will be held at The Church at New Orleans, 11700 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans, LA for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Visitation will begin at 8:00 a.m. Pastor Kevin Boyd officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, 10400 Old Gentilly Rd., New Orleans, LA. Guestbook Online: www.anewtraditionbegins.com. (504) 282-0600. Linear Brooks Boyd and Donavin D. Boyd Owners/Funeral Directors.
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 2019
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