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Maisha Burch

July 31, 1974 ~ January 12, 2020 (age 45)


Sis. Maisha Burch, 45, departed this life in Marion, SC. She was the mother of Shakyria Edmunds, Kajuana Tadlock, Amini Burch, Izyana Hemingway, Kareema Hemingway, Tristen Hemingway Ivy Hemingway and Mariah Hemingway You may visit the family at 913 Strawberry Street, Marion, SC 29571.

Funeral services for Maisha Burch are scheduled to be held at  Marion Christian Fellowship located at 1452 Old Corner Road, Marion, SC on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 1:00pm. She will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery, Marion, SC. Friends of the family are asked to serve as flower and pall bearers.


“ For I am now ready to be offered and the time of departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.     II Timothy 4: 6-7

Maisha Nefertiti Burch, daughter of the late Dorsey Downing and Sandra Burch, was born Wednesday, July 31, 1974 in Philadelphia, PA. Her life was taken away entirely too soon in January of 2020.

Maisha attended MLK High School in Philadelphia, PA and obtained her GED in Marion, SC. She was a dedicated Certified Nursing Assistand and a loving mother to her children. Maisha loved to spend time with her family. Her unforgettable laugh and smile will always remain in everyone’s heart that she came in contact with. In Maisha’s words, “ Ya’ll COrrrrrrrny”.

Maisha was preceded in death by her grandparents: Milton and Edna Mae Williams; Great-grandmother: Rosa Lee Burch and her uncle: Larry Williams.

Those left to cherish Maisha’s loving and lasting memories are her children: Shakyria Edmunds and KaJuana Tadlock both of Philadelphia, PA, Amini Burch, Izyana Hemingway, Kareema Hemingway, Tristen Hemingway, Ivy Hemingway and Mariah Hemingway all of Marion, SC; three grandchildren: Skylar Massie, Kah’Sir Tadlock, Winston Emery and an expected grandchild: Dah’mir Thompson; three brothers: Maurice Burch and Kenneth Burch both of Philadelphia, PA and Bryant Green all of New Jersey as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that were dear to her. 

Tribute to Mom

She is gone. You can shed tears that she is gone or you can smile because she has lived. You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back or you can open your eyes and see all that she has left. Your hearts can empty because you can’t see her or your hearts can be filled with the love that she shared. You can turn your back on tomorrow and live in yesterday or you can be happy for tomorrow because of your yesterday. You can remember her and only that she is gone or you can cherish her memory and let it live on. You can cry and close your mind to be empty and turn your back or you can do what mom would have wanted…. SMILE, OPEN YOUR EYES, LOVE AND GO ON.

Oh, how we love you Mom! We promise to be good! Lovingly submitted by your children and grandchildren.

There can never be “goodbyes” for us, it would be too painful. Our connection still lives on, although you are far from here. We will miss you more than words can say. We miss the times that we once had, but one day, once again, we’ll hold you close and laugh with you again. We just wish we knew when, but each moment until that day arrives we’ll look for you among the stars and whisper words of love to you but never will we say goodbye. Aunts and Uncles

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Funeral Service
January 21, 2020

1:00 PM
Marion Christian Fellowship (Old Corner Road)

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