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Daijah Latia Thompson

July 7, 1996 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 24)


THOMPSONDaijah Latia “Tia” Thompson was born July 7, 1996 in Jacksonville, Florida to Demetrius Thompson and Nikki Kelly.  She gently laid her head on the bosom of Christ and her earthly journey was done February 3, 2021.

Tia was baptized at an early age and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida.

Her formal education began in the public schools of Duval County Florida.  She recently received her Associates of Arts degree at Florida State College of Jacksonville; she was immensely proud.  Tia received her licensure in health insurance and began taking jobs in that field.  She enjoyed reading, writing, and watching Sci/fi and Anime.  Tia was known for her kind heart and transparency. She loved people and loved to be around people.  Her outgoing, sincere, and bigger than life personality, won the hearts of others.  From the moment she was born, she touched the lives of many with her wonderful presence.  Her loving, passionate spirit, and candid personality will be greatly missed.

Tia was preceded in death by her great grandmother, Bettye B. Humphrey; grandmother, Joyce Chisolm; grandfathers, Bobby Shubert and Robert L. Kelly Jr. and aunt, Wendy Thompson.  She leaves to cherish her loving memory, son, Solomon Mcneely, father, Demetrius Thompson; mother/stepfather, Nikki Kelly- Manning (Tony); brothers, Shawn Kelly, Samaj Watson, Kamonra Thompson, Ahmad Frazier; sisters, Dinah Frazier, Anisa Thompson, Semia Thompson, Ariana Davis; grandmother, Brenda Shubert; uncles and aunts, Kielas Kelly, Todd Thompson, William Kelly, Sr., Kacy and Tye Williams, Francis Kelly, Dorman and Sakeena Bowman, Ashley Hutto, Emerson Grover, Linda and Paul Roundtree, Sr.; godmother, Melinda Mercer; a host of devoted relatives and friends.

“Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:  And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?  John 11:25–26 (KJV)

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Ms. Daijah Thompson 2 PM Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Restlawn Memorial Park South, 3201 Moncrief Road West.   Visitation Friday from 5 – 7 PM at The Soutel Chapel.  Because of the love of her family, arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Dr, 904.924.9400

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 Service Program


February 12, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Soutel Chapel
5065 Soutel Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32208-1863

Graveside Service
February 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Restlawn South Memorial Park
3301 Moncrief Road

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