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Toshanita Nakia Summers Gilton

Attorney Toshanita Nakia Summers Gilton, – passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at the age of 44. She was the beloved wife of Terrall Gilton, Sr.; loving mother of Terrall, Jr. (“TJ”), Tyson and Kemannie Gilton; daughter of Clarance Summers (Eva), Paulette Depenis Summers, and the late Irene Williams (mother figure); daughter-in-law of Cheryl Williams; sister of Tiyoka Cratchen, Vivian Foster, and Stephon and Jeffrey Williams; and sister-in-law of Elmo and Ron Gilton. Toshanita was a graduate of St. Mary of the Angels, Xavier Prep High School, Xavier University, and Southern University Law School. She was small in stature, but mighty in heart; a fierce leader in the legal community, a devoted community servant, and a faithful member and Sunday School teacher at Shiloh Christian Fellowship. She leaves to cherish her memory a host of relatives and friends who loved her dearly.

Services honoring Toshanita will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:00AM at Shiloh Christian Fellowship, 2441 N. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA.

Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.

Interment will follow at Restlawn Park Cemetery & Mausoleum, 3540 US-90, Avondale, LA.

Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.



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