|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1990|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2009|
Miss Wazira W. Harris, 18, of Richmond, departed this life April 27, 2009.
She was shot to death in a Highland Springs apartment complex while leaving a scene where fights had broken out. She was an innocent bystander at the time gun fire rang out. She was also pregnant. Two area men, one 19 years old and the other 23 years old, were charged in connection with her death.
She was a senior at Highland Springs High School, due to graduate next month in June. She had recently received certification in cosmetology and dreamed of being a nurse.
She is survived by her mother and father, Nadira Kalif and William Harris; maternal grandmother, Habone Gober and paternal grandmother, Lucille Harris; five sisters, Shannon Smith (Al), Lesha Diebrich (Mark), Stephanie Gomez (Matt), Salma Harris and Shymeka Wyche; one brother, Sabri Harris; seven aunts, Vanna Fisher, Crystal Battle, Donna Harris, Nicole Harris (Jamal), Samira Kalif, Sophia Kalif and Nagua Kalif (Mohammad); eight uncles, Barrick McLemore (Adrianne), Duncan Harris (Mildred), Nicholas Harris (Roxana), Carlos Harris, Dustin Harris, Mohammad Kalif, Nasir Kalif, Negib Kalif; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, among them devoted, Linwood Smith.
Remains rested at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue. Funeral services held 2pm Friday, May 8, 2009, at Saint Paul's Baptist Church, North Campus, 4247 Creighton Road, Dr. Lance D. Watson (Pastor) officiated. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Family and friends assembled at the church 1:45pm Friday, May 8, 2009.
Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 5/1/2009 - 5/7/2009
Created by: Joyce Vaughan
Record added: May 07, 2009
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