LaShawn Montique Holt, affectionately known to her family and friends as “Shawn” departed this life on December 5th, 2010. She was born on August 17, 1974 to Calvin Leroy and Bernadette Cecelia Toye. Shawn attended St. Mary’s County Public Schools, she graduated in 1992 from Leonardtown High School. Shawn was united in holy matrimony to the late Charles Louis Holt, Jr., on February 2001 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. To this union one child was born.
Immediately after high school, Shawn began working for Charles County School System and various Nursing Facilities. Shawn lived a modest life, she dedicated her life to supporting her daughter Ikea, when you seen one you would always see the other, especially at the beauty salon, they admired the latest hair styles. Shawn and Marvin truly enjoyed being in each other’s company, whether it was a trip to the mall or just dining out. In addition, Shawn enjoyed talking on the telephone to girlfriends, Rhonda Holt and Sandra Briscoe. She was an enjoyable person to be around, she loved life and lived it to the fullest. The one thing we will always remember about Shawn is her affectionate “SMILE.” Shawn leaves us with many special memories, gone but never forgotten.
Shawn leaves to cherish her memories, one daughter; Ikea Mercedes Holt, three sisters; Vonda Jones, Misharl Westfield, and Chajuanette Proctor, one brother; Taheim Gray, grandparents; Jack and Orena Toye, mother-in-law; Margaret Holt; special companion; John Marvin Gray; three; brothers-in-law; William Jones, James Holt, Jamie Holt and William Holt, three, sisters-in-law, Rhonda , Lisa and Annie Holt, two nieces; Jazmen Jones, TahNiyah Gray, two nephews; Travon Jones, TyKeim Gray, two aunts, four uncles and a host of cousins, family and friends.
In addition to her husband, Shawn was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Francis and Mary Carter, father-in law; Charles Louis Holt, Sr., one uncle; Jerome Carter.
Viewing and Service Information: Viewing from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2210 Callaway Street, Hillcrest Heights, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m.
Interment: Rescurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.
To the family of Shawn,
While there are no words to help ease the loss that you bear, know that you are close in every thought and prayer. May you take cofort in knowing that Ikea has two very special angels watching her from above. Remember that we love you Ikea and care about you.
Uncle Jamesy & Aunt Lyn
My dear friend LaShawn, I’m going to miss you so much! I met you at our job together in 2003 since then you have been one of my best friends and you will always be remembered. To the family I know this isn’t easy in any aspect, but I pray that everyone stay strong. I send my dearest condolences to all family and friends.
To the Family! I share your grief and pain at this difficult time. We have to conitnue to press toward the mark of the high calling which is in Christ Jesus.
Deidre & AJ Bryant
we will truely miss you lashawn..
I was the witness for this tragedy, Your family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers.
I am sorry to hear the news about your sister’s passing. I know this is a difficult time for you and your family, but believe that your sister is in heaven in GOD’s world. Please continue to cherish her memories. Keep the faith!
Juan, Hannah, Kia and Nyla