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Fundraiser supports Shamia Little’s family emotionally as well as monetarily

Visitation for the 17-year-old will be held July 23; funeral planned for the next day
Family of Shamia Little holds fundraiser for funeral expenses.
Family of Shamia Little holds fundraiser for funeral expenses.(KSLA)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 3:25 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2021 at 11:31 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Shamia Little’s family says fundraisers like the one they held Wednesday, July 21 are helping provide emotional as well as monetary support.

They sold plate dinners plates at the Sweet Dreams Event Center at 3155 N. Market St. to help pay for the 17-year-old’s funeral. The fundraiser ended at 6 p.m.

“We are staying strong doing all of this,” Shamia’s cousin Shatarica Little told KSLA News 12.

Shamia Little’s family has said that she will lie in repose from 1-8 p.m. Friday, July 23 at Precious Memories Mortuary, 4017 Greenwood Road in Shreveport.

A celebration of her life will be held the following day in the auditorium of Booker T. Washington High School, 2104 Milam St. in Shreveport. The funeral will start at noon.

Afterward, she will be buried in Carver Memorial Cemetery, 498 Kennie Road in Shreveport.

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