Denise was born in Gary, Indiana on April 21, 1957 to William and Mary Gray. Denise married the love of her life, Kevin Weaver who preceded her in death in April 1979 and to this union 3 children were born. Kevin, William, and Darrin. Denise and Kevin adopted a beautiful little girl Tanesha, completing their family. Denise accepted the Lord at the age of 12 years old at Deliverance Temple C.O.G.I.C where she was active in the choir and with the children's ministry. Denise loved her church and the Lord and was instrumental in her entire family being saved. She would often ask the church to pray for her family even as a child. Nikki is preceded in death by her husband, Kevin, Father William Gray, Mother Mary Gray, Brother Melvin Ellison, Sister Gwen Andrews. Nikki leaves to cherish her memory four children Kevin, William, Darrin (JaNet) Weaver and Tanesha. 10 grandchildren, sisters Charlene (Sam) Seltz, Tina Thomas, Edna (Monte) Williams, numerous nieces and nephews, and many god children and cousins. Special cousin Tracy (Ken)Edwards. So, so many friends. Visitation Thursday, February 11,2021 from 12 noon- 8:00 p.m. family hours 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Funeral Service Friday, February 12,2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Deliverance Temple C.O.G.I.C. 3476 Virginia St. Gary, In. Bishop Warren officiating. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery.
Published by Post-Tribune on Feb. 10, 2021.