LaShanna Stanford

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LaShanna Stanford

August 19, 1969 - February 02, 2019

LaShanna Stanford LaShanna Stanford, 49, of Danville, went on to her eternal rest Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Carle Hospital, Urbana, Ill.
LaShanna, "Shan," was born August 19, 1969, in Danville Ill., to Mohammed Ahmed and Patricia Stanford (King) and Charles King. LaShanna was baptized in Jesus' name at a very early age and received the Holy Ghost.
LaShanna met the love of her life of her life 26 years ago, Cortez Brown Sr. To this wonderful union was born their son, Cortez Brown Jr.
LaShanna attended Western Illinois University at Macomb and continued her education to go on and graduate with her bachelor's in business. LaShanna was employed at United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville as a data processor. She worked at Hyster (NAACO) as a purchasing agent and, lastly, she worked as a senior provider technical specialist for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois (HCSC) for 26 years.
LaShanna loved her family and cooking and some of her favorite restaurants were Red Lobster and Olive Garden. Some of her favorite hobbies were reading, barbequing, cooking and being with family.
LaShanna leaves to cherish her great memory her stepchildren, Coriande Brown and Laquiesha Felton; siblings Cory King and Tammy Cunningham and special sister Shaunita (Deonday) Stacker; aunts Mary (MaeMae) Turner, Janie Fontleroy, Roxy Taylor, Cindy Stanford, Othella McGowan, Macie Walls, Brenda King; uncles Jerry M. Stanford, Jessie Stanford, Lloyd (Donna) Smith and Steve Turner; nieces Shankyria Hughes, Stephanie Turner; nephews Tajon King and Cory King Jr.; cousins Vanessa (Eric) Umble-Johnson, Larry Mays Jr., Rosalyn Taylor, Stacy Taylor, Damon Fontleroy, Dashia Fontleroy, Davitt Fontleroy, Luke (Marissa) Stanford, Elisha (Brooke) Stanford, Pamela Johnson, Archie Stanford Jr., Ava Nash, Shara Red, Preniss McGowan, James McGowan, Roby Mac; special cousins the Robinsons, Chestnuts and Smiths.
She was preceded in death by her uncle, Fred "Pete" Stanford; grandfather, F.E. Stanford; mother, Patricia Stanford; uncle, Spencer Fontleroy; great-grandmother, Nona J. Smith; uncle, Archie Stanford; grandmother, Gertrude Stanford; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith.
A Celebration of Life will commence at noon Saturday, February 9, at The Assembly, 428 N. Walnut St., Danville. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until the start of the service. Officiating: Pastor Cindy Stanford.
Leek & Sons Funeral Home, Danville, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 6, 2019
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Pamela Turner Washington
Feb 06, 2019
May God give you strength and comfort your hearts during this difficult time. Praying for you.