Mourning Mom - Burrell Ramsey

My name is Carla Sheffield, and my family and I are raising funds to pay off the outstanding headstone and funeral expenses for my son, Burrell A. Ramsey-White (26.) 
On August 21, 2012, my son Burrell was shot and killed by a Boston Police officer in what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop. The evidence and the police officers stories don't add up and now my family, like many other families, is in the fight of our lives. 
Financially it has been a struggle, as I never factored in funeral costs into my budget. My debtors don't have a clue to my struggles, nor does the Dept of Education with their upcoming student loan garnishment. The IRS took my taxes, and it has just been one thing after another. Through all of this, I still have to raise my 10  old daughter.  I need help! I need help getting a headstone for my son. 
The aftermath has left me numb with a big hole in my heart; the fact that I have to fight for what's right makes the pain that much harder to bear. It's difficult for me to visit my son's gravesite without a headstone, and I need to be able to sit with my son so that I can mourn him properly. So that my family can mourn him properly. Please help our cause.  

Outstanding Balances:
Headstone $2090.00 Caniff Monuments, Mattapan, MA
Funneral   $4715.00 Riley's funneral Home, Roxbury, MA

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Carla Sheffield and Family

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  • cristina sciuto
    • $25 
    • 3 yrs


Carla Sheffield
Boston, MA

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