Zashawn Funeral & Memorial

Zashawn Coats
18th of July 2003 - 21st of January 2019

15-year-old son to Mario Coats and Capresha Wills, grandson of Josephine Coats and Pam Wilkins. He was and will always be loved by countless family and friends.

Biography
My name is Lavanda Michelle. I am the auntie of this beautiful boy, and our family has unfortunately just experienced the sudden loss of 15 year old, Zashawn.

Zashawn is a very much loved little man whose life was tragically taken.  He was sweet, innocent, kind, but surprisingly funny. He was so full of life and a joy to be around.

There is nothing that can ever explain the loss of such a beautiful child at such an early age. Zashawn passed just before 4 pm on Monday, January 21, 2019. Our beautiful boy who was not gang-affiliated was walking home with two friends when a car stopped, asked if they were in a gang, to which he replied, "No." A gun was then produced and he and one friend were shot. Zashawn, fatally . 

Due to this unexpected circumstance and the extravagant price of funeral expenses, I have set up this GoFundMe page in order to help ease this financial concern for our family so we are able to mourn without additional stressors.

Information
All funds that are raised will be going directly into the cost of funeral expenses and a beautiful memorial service to honor Zashawn, also for assistance to help with bills and groceries so they can grieve without worry.

Any donation, no matter how big or small, will help ease this financial pressure - if you do not have the financial means to donate, prayers and support for our family during this difficult time will be greatly appreciated and words cannot express our gratitude.

Thank you so much in advance for taking your time looking at this.

Fly high Beautiful Angel, and be the brightest star at night for your family. We all love you so much, Zashawn - you will be forever in our hearts Little Man.

Donations

  • S Rust 
    • $25 
    • 18 mos
  • S Rust 
    • $25 
    • 18 mos
  • Sanita Fairey 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Queenette Crayton 
    • $10 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 18 mos
See all

Organizer

Lavanda Michelle 
Organizer
Rockford, IL
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