Ashanti Kingston, 6, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021.
Ashanti was the youngest and only girl. She had two brothers who she lived with, Jamaal, 14, and Mekka her twin, as everyone calls them, is 7. At school and at home they were known as the Kingston twins and were always together. If they weren’t around each other they were talking about each other.
Ashanti loved playing with her family pranking her brothers and mom. The house was never quiet when she was home; you could always hear Ashanti singing while dancing all over the house. She loved unicorns, Barbie dolls, puppies, her god sisters, and her other siblings from her fathers side.
Ashanti loved to make everyone around smile and laugh and enjoyed being the center of attention. She loved mermaids and princesses, and castles dragons; my little pony was one of her favorite shows on tv. One of her favorite things to do with was cooking and coloring pictures she was my little artist, I have so many pictures of her drawings. She slept with me even though she had a bed upstairs she said my bed was more comfortable than hers was, saying she knows I would not have good dreams if she did not sleep with me. She was bossy and super girly; she loved her big color bows that clipped to her ponytails. Always asking me to paint her fingernails and toes, she had to be beautiful. She was a cheerleader for the chargers football team and loved to learn all the cheers.
She has a huge family from her siblings from her father's side; grandmother, Claritza Ruiz; big brothers, Jamaal Quinones and Mekka Kingston; and god mothers.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Christopher Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.