The wonderful gift of life was given to Mariah Manika Mitchell on the 24th of July, 1993. Born at Little Company of Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, Illinois, to the proud parents, Kenneth and Ruthie. Mariah accepted Christ at an early age, joining St. Mark AME Zion Church and later as a young adult, Salem Baptist Church of Chicago (The House of Hope).
Mariah completed her education in Chicago, attending Horace Mann Elementary School and graduated from Percy L. Julian High School. Mariah also attended North Eastern Illinois University.
Mariah was called home on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Mariah fought a good fight all the way, until she took her last breath. Mariah was proceededin death by her father Kenneth Brawner and her grandmother Nellie Mitchell.
Mariah leaves to mourn and cherish her memory: Brayden (her son); Ruthie (her mother); a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Also, a very special friend, her fiance’, Frederick Gilliam, whom will miss her dearly.