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Jamia Cotton Fitzgerald
was 40 years of age when she passed on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 after a courageous fight against cancer. Mimi as she was known had worked for Fort Wayne Community Schools before her health had begun to fail her.
She was a faithful member of Greater Mt. Ararat Baptist Church where she served in the Women’s Ministry, as an Usher and attended Bible Study.
Jamia taught her children her passion of cooking and skills of basketball.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John W. Cotton and Mable L. Cotton; grandparents, Essie M. Ellis, Olden King, Sr. and Marzella Cotton and David Cotton.
Mimi leaves many precious memories to her daughters, Da’Jinay Fitzgerald and Sa’Niah Whitehorn; her son, Da’Jon Fitzgerald; her sisters, Jessica Smith, Jamika Massey and April Cotton; her brother, Dave Cotton and godson, Aiden Coleman and special daughter A’Brea Clements; nieces, nephews cousins and dear friends.
~"Mimi" will be laid to Rest in Highland Park Cemetery~