Jaisa Jade Blount was born at 6:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Shortly after making her entrance and meeting her family, Jaisa passed away at 7:25 a.m.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Ethel Steadman Washington; paternal grandfather, Johnnie James; and special cousin, Micheal Steadman.
Jaisa is survived by her parents, Johnnie Blount of Leland and Stephanie Washington of Indianola; maternal grandfather, J.B. Washington of Indianola; paternal grandmother, Mary Blount of Mays Landing, New Jersey; great aunt, Clara Brown of Moorhead; great uncle, Ernest Washington of Milwaukee, Wis.; aunts, Joyce Kent of Madison, Tenn.; Cassandra Lyons of Indianola; Gloria Moses of Moorhead; and Bobbie Washington of Jackson; special cousins, Michelle Steadman, Steven Lyons Jr., LaMarquisha Lyons, Darius Beamon, Savion Washington, Donielle Scales, Jamarius Moses, Felecia Moses and James Moses; and a host of other cousins, family members and friends.
The family received friends Monday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. for a graveside service at Indianola City Cemetery. Pastor Glenn Donald officiated.
Burton Funeral Home of Indianola was entrusted with arrangements.
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