Mrs. Chandra “Shonny” Y. Guiden, 44, of W. Central St., in Surprise, Arizona, departed this life on Monday, September 7, 2020. She was born on October 1, 1975, to Frances Mae Patterson and Michael Tyce, both of whom preceded her in death.
Chandra was very loving, outspoken, determined, intelligent, beautiful from the inside and out, and a woman of God. She graduated from James Whitcomb Riley High School in 1993, and she graduated from Michiana College in 1997 and received her Associate’s Degree in Medical Billing and Coding. She was a valued employee of CVS Pharmaceuticals from 2017 until her untimely death.
Chandra met her husband, DeShawn Guiden in 2001, and they were married in 2006. Chandra was very much a take-the-lead type of person, an excellent organizer, and one you could go to for advice. She loved bringing her friends and family together, holidays, traveling, cooking, and just being the best wife, mother, grandmother, auntie, and friend that she could be.
Leaving to cherish her memory her loving husband, DeShawn Guiden; with their loving children: Daiquan (Alyssa) Pates, DeMarquis Rice, Dreichon Pates, Chanteri Snelling, Chayanna Guiden, Chiyah Guiden, and stepdaughter, Iesha Henry.
Six grandchildren; one brother, Michael Patterson of St. Louis, Missouri; and five sisters: Collette Patterson of South Bend, Indiana, Celeste (Deceased) Phillips of South Bend, Indiana, Tasha Tyce of South Bend, Indiana, Michelle Coleman of St. Louis, Missouri, and Michelle Tyce of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Two special aunties: Paula Patterson and Karla Riley, both of South Bend, Indiana; along with aunts, uncles, cousins, friends who truly cared for her; a special cousin (sister) Cinnamin Witherspoon; and a special friend (sister), Melissa Fennessee.
Chandra was preceded in death by her sister, Celeste (John) Phillips; and her stepfather who loved her dearly, Erskine Allen.
“We will always be the Charmed Ones”
Cuda, Scooby, Shonny
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