Miss TaSeanda Jata Rios, 29, of Indiana St., So. Bend, IN., departed this life on Sunday, December 2, 2018 after a brief illness.
Taseanda was born September 8, 1989 in So. Bend, IN., to the union of Stephen O. Rios and Uronda F. Flowers. She graduated from Washington High School in 2008 and later attended Ivy TechCommunity College. TaSeanda grew up in Pilgrim Baptist Church and was a member of the Junior Usher Board, Mime Ministry, Praise Dance Team, Youth Mission and The Mass Choir.
TaSeanda leaves to cherish her beloved daughter; Taleyah Sharmaine Marie Rios-Neal, her mother; Uronda Flowers, her father; Stephen O. Rios, Stepfather; Robert Flowers, Sr., three sisters; Kasharel Forrest, TaRobyn Flowers and Tionda Ewing, four brothers; Bryant, Branton and Brandon Rios and Robert Flowers, Jr., parental grandmother; Ann (Willie) Hamilton, parental step grandparents; Herman (Pat) and Patricia Flowers along with nieces, nephews, extended family and a special friend; Alisha Smith.
TaSeanda was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents; William F., Sr., and Ora Lee Ewing.
Services will be held at Pilgrim Baptist Church on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., with viewing from noon to 1:00 p.m.