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Rakeem Rayshawwn Demond Newell

September 13, 2002 ~ April 5, 2021 (age 18)

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Rakeem Rayshawwn Demond Newell,  was born on September 13, 2002 to Shelia Newell and Michael Jones in Monroe, Louisiana.

He attended Barkdull Faulk Elementary School and Carroll Jr. High and High School.

Rakeem loved to play basketball, football, run track and listen to music.

He accepted Christ at a younger age and join the Mount Nebo Baptist Church of Monroe, Louisiana.

Rakeem departed this life on Monday, April 5, 2021 in Monroe, Louisiana.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving mother, Shelia Newell; father, Michael Jones; step-father, Reggie Scott; girlfriend, Jniya Gorham; three aunts, Joeann Washington, Ella Newell, Willie Lewis; a great-aunt, Inez Boyd; a uncle, James Gibson; biological brothers, Ladarius Gibson, Dedrick Gibson, Lorenzo Newell, Kameron Newell; a biological sister, Roshayla Newell; a half sister, Martina Johnson; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. 


 Service Information

April 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McFarland Funeral Companies
1901 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202

Funeral Service
April 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Greater Free Gift Baptist Church
5510 US Highway 165 S
Monroe, LA 71202

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