On Feb. 9, 1975, in Huntsville, Texas, a precious baby girl was born who was named Orianda Keturah.
Orianda was our beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, granddaughter, cousin and friend. She was affectionately called "Rhonda," "Rhonda Lee" and "Sweet Pea" by her family and friends.
At an early age Rhonda united and was baptized at Northside Church of Christ in Huntsville. She attended Huntsville High School and Athens High School, Class of 1993. She furthered her education at Lone Star College and was a certified nurse aide. Her last employment until her illness was Correct Care Recovery Solutions in Conroe.
She enjoyed the outdoors and loved spending time with her family and friends. She was full of life and had a great sense of humor, always trying to make you laugh at her jokes. There was never a dull moment around Rhonda. She was a member of Whataboutus Trailriding Club.
On Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Huntsville, at the age of 41, Rhonda peacefully departed this life, surrounded by her family, to be with the Lord. Awaiting Rhonda in heaven with our Lord are her grandparents, Clarence Agnew, Sr., Q. Z. Agnew, Isaiah Mosley, Sloane Mosley, D.W. Crosby, Sr., Arlevie Crosby, Matheal Shabazz, brother, Wayne Crosby, sisters, Lillie Mosley and Linda Mosley.
Left to cherish her memories, her loving mother, Janice Shabazz (Akbar), fathers, Ira Mosley (Ruby) and D. W. Crosby, Jr. (Willie), her devoted children, Janiece Burns, U.S. Army, Jahliece Mosley, Andylynne Crawford, Britney Mosley, and Brianna Mosley, sister, Janice O'Guin (Michael, Sr.), Shirley Kamau, Vickey Shaffer (Jerry), Rabiah Shabazz, Ira Mosley, Regina Crosby, Lakeitha Proctor, brothers, Benny Mosley (Candance), Monroe Mosley (Kelsey), Akbar Shabazz, II, (Dorinda) and Michael Crosby, grandfather Omar Shabazz. God sisters, Roslyn Richard (Randy), Rochelle Harrison, Tamika Scott, and Tamika Parks (Sean) and godbrother, Frank York, aunts, Emma Loings (Andrew), Gladys Agnew, Belma Clark (William), Pelesteen Johnson, Canary Robinson, Peggy Pace (Dennis), Chandra Giggins, Deborah Ann Glenn (Robert), Donna Al Mansour (Herbert), Rhonda Murray (Corey), uncles, Windell Agnew (Jean), Derrick Williams and Bernard Williams, God aunt, Ella Teamer, special friends, Mark and Aronda Wheeler, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation was held at Cashner Funeral Home in Conroe on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Cashner Funeral Home in Conroe. A graveside service will follow in Northside Cemetery in Huntsville.