India Kelisha Charles Dies at 27

India Kelisha Charles

India Kelisha Charles died Nov. 22 surrounded by her parents, Donald and Kellie Charles. India was 27 years old.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Rose Connor; and aunt, Denese Charles.

She is survived by her grandparents: Joseph and Ruth Charles and Clarence Conner; sisters: Tamieah Charles, Asia Hill, Kenya Charles and Kwanasia Charles; brothers: Donald Charles Jr. and Jamaal Allen; aunts: Sheri Charles-Rogers, Kathy Charles-Lewless, Joslyn Charles, Frieda Charles, Shirley Hill, Gail Timothy, Janet Hill, Alyce Hart and Josephine Fox; and uncles: Joseph Charles MD, Rev. David Charles, Dale Rogers, Chris Lewless, Phillip Hill and Henry Timothy.

She is also survived by nieces and nephews: Lynai Bryan, Cyra Prince, Sanaa Davis, Jenniah Allen, A’Miyah Simpson, Shamar Davis Jr. and Arius Charles; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Shamar Davis Sr., Dwayne Allen, Jackie Simpson Trey, Jade, Mikala and Tierra Charles, Jason Owens, Hayley and Eliise Rogers, Charles and Hannah Lewless, Debra P. Sharpe, Kimmerly Ellis, Rashena Burroughs and Keyon Hart; and special friends: Ebonique Stephens, Shiryra Crabbe, Joyann Marsham, Kiyana Leader, L’Joie Heyliger, Jed Joseph, Nysha Lindo, Pieryisha Bedminister, Shailia Moolenaar, Ieesha Roberts, Anika Roberts, Kiana David, Nailah Jones, Devante Matthews and TJ Georges.

Other survivors include godparents: Audrey Callwood, Candito Charles, Augustina LaFleur (Connie), Cameta Dowe, Gayle Christopher, Mildred Todman, Annette Turnbull, Vernita Joseph, Blanche Bello, William Champagne Chandler, Derrick Moore, Darrell Lake, Juniel Charleswell, Lorenzo Benjamin and Alvin Corbett; and godsister, Teaja Washington.

The viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 30, at Turnbull’s Funeral Chapel. The service will follow.

Due to COVID concerns, the service will be limited to close friends and family. Guests are asked to add a splash of lime green in celebration of India’s favorite color.