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Chakhir Mayers Dies

Chakhir Mayers

Chakhir Mayers died on June 14.

The first viewing will be held from 1-3 p.m., Friday, July 10, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 11, with a funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.  Interment will be Western Cemetery No. 2.

He is survived by his mother, Khadisha Bruce; father, Chadka Mayers; brothers: Khahir Mahoney and Chakai Mayers; grandmothers: Leniese Mercer and Demetria Mayers; adoptive grandmother, Celise Mahoney; great-grandmothers: Ida Adorothy Parson and Theresa Francis; grandfathers: Wayne “Marlo” Bruce and Dave “Bumpy” Mayers; and aunts: Kadijah Jackson, Anika Hamilton, Reasha Bruce, Shenique Bruce, Laverne Mayers, Avril Mayers, Natesha Mayers, Lakesha Mayers, Laniesha Mayers, Latoya Manning, Laniqua Battiste and Deshawn Daniel.

He is also survived by great aunts: Monique Vanterpool, Mona Vanterpool-Jones, Janice Skelton, Berinice Mercer-Lewis, Kassandra Derima, Josephine Bruce-Wiltshire, Dawn Bruce-Fought, Tisser Bruce-Barthley, Margaret Bruce, Debra Bruce, Magda Bruce, Deborah Francis Mills and Claudette Francis; great-great aunts: Delita Parsons, Dureen Parsons-Smith, Doris Parson-Smith, Daisy Wilkes and Daisy Owens; and uncles: Kamba Jackson, Maliko Bruce, Dave V. Mayers, Irvin Mayers, Akeem Mayers and Lauren Battiste Jr.

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More survivors are great uncles: Elton “Shadow” Mercer, Rudolph “Rudy” Derima, Ronald Vanterpool, Melvin Vanterpool, Danny Derima, Toby Derima, Joseph “Feda” Bruce, Samuel “Malik” Bruce, Kirk Bruce, Denrick Bruce, Romeo Mayers and Jeremiah Mayers; great-great uncles: Denis Parsons and Albert Maynard; and special cousins: Kennedi Mercer, Kinleigh Haynes, Kahleem Richards, Kalani Richards, Malachi Cotman, Raymond Chetram Jr., Jonelle Smith, Tanya Paul, Evette Hill, ReNai Creque, J’Nisa Challenger, Jada Sneed, Jerald Gooding Jr., De’Naya Dawson, De’Vonte Dawson, Anayah Belardo, Quiniah Scoon, Aleya Curtis, Joel Betancourt, Isabel Mayers, Jeremiah Mayers, Josiah Mayers, IJhani Jacobs, Tynesha Williams, Amara Williams, Kalida Mayers, Keshema Webster, Wakesha Rawlins and Wakeem Rawlins.

Other survivors include cousins: Ulurica Jarvis, Orita Jarvis, Zenika Jarvis, Omar Joseph, Ciara Joseph, Erica Thomas, Richard Willock, Jamal Mayers, Jinelle Mayers and Janice Mayers; godparents: Latania Hunte, Jonelle Smith and Adrien Huggins; godsisters: Alysha Dawson and Re’Niq Soldiew; godbrother, A’Jani Emmanuel; and special friends: Eigel Lenhardt and Yhara Bougouneau.

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