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Tiffany Sharneece Simpson

July 19, 1990October 25, 2020

Tiffany Sharneece Simpson Sunrise July 19, 1990 Sunset October 25, 2020

Tiffany Sharneece Simpson was born July 19, 1990 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dorian Donzell & Lavender Jacqueline Simpson. Tiffany was named after her mother’s youngest sister who passed at a very young age. Tiffany was born a military baby In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Methodist Hospital (South Philly). In the early 90’s Tiffany alone with her parent moved to California and began her journey. Tiffany attended Bostonia Elementary School, Trinity Christian School, Chatsworth Park School, Lawrence Middle School, Leap Academy and graduated in 2008 from Chatsworth High School. In 2016, Tiffany completed her Associated Degree in Liberal Arts from Los Angeles Pierce College in Winnetka, California with all the hurdle and obstacle My Warrior DID IT!

Tiffany enjoyed travel within the United States with her family and later she traveled varies countries with her mother Lavender and her younger brother DJ. Tiffany was honored to be part of Make a Wish Foundation as her wish was granted to go to Disney World in 2003, with her parents and younger brother Dorian. Her most memorable and favorite trip was when she visited Tokyo in 2017.

Tiffany was born with Sickle Cell and through all her many hospital stays she never allowed that to stop her from pursuing her Associates Degree. She was a Sickle Cell Warrior and a true fighter for the Sickle Cell Community raising awareness for everyone could know the complication of this disease and equal right for treatment. She was the first patient to received Bone Morrow Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) with hopes of it being a cure for Sickle Cell. However, she continued to battle with it daily. In July of 2006 both Tiffany and Dorian where featured in Ebony magazine to speak about their fight and struggle with Sickle Cell Disease. They also were featured in Providence Health & Services Foundation 2010 Annual Report an article of how they both have struggled their entire lives with Sickle Cell Disease. A documentary for the New York Times and many more articles anything to get America attention on the seriousness of this disease and how it affects the African American Communities.

Tiffany was given her wings on Sunday, October 25, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father Dorian Donzell Simpson Sr, her grandparents Kenneth & Grace Simpson, her most recent loss was grandma Ann Victoria Beard, aunt Tiffany, Uncle Kenneth, and Randy. She leaves behind her mother Lavender, youngest brother Dorian, her two oldest sibling Dorian Norwood, and Janey Rosario. Two favorite aunts Lenetha Beard and Dolly (Brian) Hairton, nieces and nephews, brother cousin Dwayne, brother cousin Jordan, sister cousin Bay, brother cousin Adrian (Trei), sister cousin Victoria, Matriarch of the family Audrey Kelly, and a host of extended Detroit family and friends.

Tiffany, my first born and my baby girl you will be missed however, embedded in my heart. I know you are flying high with your dad and your beloved grandma and for that it brings me comfort and a bit of peace.

Philippians 4:14 I can do all this through him who gives me strength. (NIV)

Tiffany’s bright light was always shown in her creativity and she shared that with her family and friends. She endured a lot of pain while living with Sickle Cell and at the same time she was a survivor when she would fight each crisis that would disrupt her life

Love Kimberly Floyd-Dove

Although you will be missed dearly, I know you are in heaven watching down and protecting us…. until we meet again. I love you my first cousin

Dwayne Washington

Beautiful Tiffany. When I think of you, I think of “strength.” Such a strong young lady… in the midst of all the challenges that came your way, you were such a “blessing” during all the time you helped me with watching Dara. And oh, how my Mom was so proud of YOU. Once she taught you to crochet, you took it to an entirely different level!!! And how grateful your Baltimore family was to be there to se you off for your Senior Prom. But now you can REST. No more sickness. I know you are SMILING with “Dad” Thank You Tiffany for being apart of our life. We love you and now want you to Rest in Peace

Kim, Dara & Your Baltimore Family

A beautiful 16-year-old when I first met you. We became family instantly. I would do your hair and I know how your felt about your hair. I will always love you. Forever in my heart.

Lia Grant

Our God-daughter Tiff-Tiff our sweet bay girl. We will miss you. Love you always and forever

Uncle Terry & Auntie Roni

Tiff my angel! You were the strongest young warrior I knew! I learned how to be resilient from you! We love you always

Kym Whitley

For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him Thessalonians 4:13-14. Sleep in Peace Tiffany, for you are with the Lord

The Franklin Family

Remember Our Love I was chosen today I’m learning to fly the world took me away but please don’t cry.

And I chose you today to try and be strong so please don’t you cry and don’t say that I’m gone.

When you’re feeling alone just remember our love I’m up near the starts looking down from above.

Remember our love In a moment you’ll see that I’m still here beside you When you’re thinking of me. ~Julie Epp~

Love Dolly & Brian

Special Angel in Heaven There’s a special Angel in Heaven That is a part of me. It is not where I wanted her She was here but just a moment Like a nighttime shooting star And though she is in Heaven, She isn’t very far. She touched the heart of many Like an Angels can. I would’ve held her every minute If I’d only known God’s plan. So, I send this special message To the Heavens up above. Please take care of my Angel And send her all our Love

Love you always Bay & Jordan

God is able to take the mess out of our past and turn it into a message. He takes the trials and test and turn them into a testimony.

Love Auntie Nita

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