Ms. Shelia "Tweety Bird" Chestnut-Garrett of Gautier, MS was born in Wayne County, MS on May 19, 1970 to Willie and Della Chestnut.
Shelia was preceded in death by her baby girl Lakeshia Gaines and grandparents Willie Dockery and Hattie Mae Denson.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her father, Willie (Barbara) Chestnut; mother, Della (Elbert Booker) Chestnut; two sons, Willis Gaines Jr. and Cortez Gaines; brothers, Jerome (Edith) Chestnut, Willie (Nekela) Chestnut, and Devion Chestnut; sisters, Charlotte Chestnut and Sharon (Averil Smith) Chestnut; nieces, Nydajia, Jasmine, Leah, Joniya, Olivia, Ashlea, and Jasmine S.; nephews, Brian, Dwaylon, Kemon, Willie Jr., Jaquan, and Christopher; and a host of other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.
Before I formed you in your mother’s womb, I knew you. And before thou camest out of thy womb, I sanctified thee and ordained thee a profit unto many nations. Jeremiah 1:5