Williams & Bluitt Funeral Home

5252 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN


LaToya Shante Etter

December 31, 1987June 28, 2020

Celebrating The Life Of Latoya Etter

Latoya Etter was born, December 31st, New Years Eve of 1987, to Brenda Tarver and Sylvester Etter.

Latoya was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from Emmerich Manual High School. She met Johnathan Boleyjack when she was 16 and they remained together until the day the Lord called her home.

Latoya worked at McDonalds as her first job, and later adapted to a career in healthcare where she was employed with Manor Care Health Services, Indy South, and American Senior Communities.

Latoya enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her two daughters, Nae' Nae and Anna.

Latoya's favorite color was baby blue. "She was well loved," quote Adrianna.

Latoya, better known as "Tonka", or "Dookie", as Johnathan would call her ,loved to play mancala, shoot pool, and play bingo.

Latoya was preceded in death by; her grandmother, Deloris Tarver; cousins Erika Manuel and James "Jimmy" Clark; and her uncle, Melvin Harper.

Latoya departed this earthly life, Sunday, June 28th, 2020 at the age of 32 years 5 months and 28 days old.

She leaves cherished memories with her spouse, Johnathan Boleyjack; two daughters, Adrianna Etter and Jon'nae Boleyjack; her parents, Brenda Tarver and Sylverster Etter; her auntie, Jessie Tarver, in which whom with, Tonka had a wonderful bond; brothers, Lynn Harrell, Jamal Etter, Sylvester Etter; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and other special relatives.

Service for Latoya will be held, 12:00 pm, Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home Peoples' Chapel, 5252 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, with visitation from 10:00 am until time of service at 12:00 pm, all taken place at Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at New Crown Cemetery, 2101 Churchman Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.williamsandbluitt.com for the Etter family.


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, July 9, 2020


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Joycelyn Stokes

July 9, 2020

Every time I seen her she always had a smile on her face .Thank you lord for giving us a nice person like Latonya. The lord will comfort this family . your neighbor 3472 Calhoun st

Howard Graves

July 9, 2020

Tonka you will be truly Missed, the Memories we shared are priceless, my Sincere Condolences to those who Cherish YOUR Memories. I am praying For Jonathan and the Kids, I know they will Carry your Legacy on . Thank you For Letting Me Being a part of your Life...

Bobby Burse

July 8, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Your family are in our prayers.God Bless You All.

Peggy McCullough

July 3, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. You and Tonka have a very special bond that can NEVER be broken. Hopefully, in time, your fond memories of Tonka will bring you Peace and Comfort.
May God Bless you and all of your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Much love, Peg


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