October 9, 1981 - May 26, 2021
Claiborne, Ms. Equilla Deshawn - Age 39, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at her residence. Family hour 1:30 PM Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 2:00 PM. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery, G-4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 1:30 PM Tuesday. Ms. Claiborne will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Monday. Ms. Equilla Deshawn Claiborne was born October 9, 1981 in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Sophia Loren Callaway and Eddie Horton. Equilla was a resident of Flint and attended Flint Central High School. She was a community activist. Equilla loved being around family and friends especially her grandchildren. She was always the life of the party. Equilla loved dancing, listening to music and playing cards especially Tunk, it was her favorite. She loved her grandchildren, they meant a lot to her. Equilla was strong on family loved being around them. She also loved her “Natty Daddy”. Over all Equilla was a loving sister, cousins, mother, grandmother and daughter, that will be truly missed. Ms. Equilla Deshawn Claiborne leaves to cherish her memory: husband, Alex Williams; 4 daughters, Betty McKnight, Sophia Claiborne, Cyntiean Claiborne and Jewel Cox; son, Alfred McKnight; step-daughter, Brandi Cox; grandchildren, Skylar Claiborne, Anastasia Pettis, Tristan McKnight, Greyson Porter, Nolan Nelson, Demaria Claiborne, Damire Palmer Jr. and Samari Hattee; father, Eddie Horton; step-parents, Carnell Callaway and Marilyn Lewis Callaway; 9 sisters, Cynthia Callaway, Chevette Claiborne, Chrystal Callaway, Catarra (JaQuan) Lewis, Antoinette Horton, Jasmine Horton, Toni Horton, Antoinette Horton and Shawanna Horton; 6 brothers, Dreko (Latasha) Callaway, Cornell (Kesha) Lewis, Eddie Horton Jr., Bryan Horton and Antwain Horton; 6 nieces, Destiny Callaway, Damiya Callaway, Naturi Reed, Brooklyn Callaway, Casharra Lewis and Zariona Callaway; 13 nephews, Antquan Cox III, MarQuan Cox, Marion Cox, Dreko Claiborne, Marquise Frisbe, Akil Dean, MarQuan Cager, Dominque Callaway, Corey Lewis, Joivane White, Joaquin White, Ethan Lewis and Ian Lewis; 2 aunts, Alma Knight and Eugenia Dantzleter; 4 uncles, Lenny Claiborne, Lorenzo Claiborne, Lester Claiborne and Landry Claiborne; cousins, Markantony Claiborne, Sanford Claiborne, Tawane Claiborne, Roshawnda Collins, Brandon Claiborne, Andre Dye, Jimmy Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Monica McBride, Shavonne Mcpherson, Lorenzo Claiborne Jr., Caprice Wright, Jermain Will, Lakesha Hampton, Christopher Barfield, Landry Claiborne, Isiah Claiborne, Adrian Claiborne, Andiea Claiborne and Tocolby Claiborne; boyfriend, Daniel Love; a host of other relatives and friends including special friends, Monique, Tonia Davis and Helen. Ms. Claiborne was preceded in death by her mother, Sophia Loren Callaway; grandmother, Betty Jo Claiborne; grandfather, James Lee McGrary; step-brother, Courtney Callaway; nephew, Antqwan Cox; and uncle, Landry Claiborne.
Claiborne, Ms. Equilla Deshawn - Age 39, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at her residence. Family hour 1:30 PM Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing... View Obituary & Service Information
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