SUNRISE: The Life Journey of Sharmona Lavada Fite began on Wednesday, December 29, 1971 at Good Shepherd Hospital, Longview, TX. The proud parents were Nelwyn Fite Palmer and Billy Ray Walker.
EDUCATION: Sharmona Fite’s early education began in the Longview Public Schools System, graduating from Longview High School in 1990. She pursued a Business Certification from Avalon Business College of Longview, TX. Sharmona enrolled in Kilgore Junior College, Kilgore, TX, where she studied Accounting. After moving to Houston, TX, Sharmona Fite received her Real Estate License.
RELIGION: Religion was an integral part of Sharmona’s life. At an early age, she united with Lewis Chapel CME Church of Longview, TX. Sharmona was very active in church – singing in the Choir, working with the Ushers and helping to plan programs for the church. After moving to Houston, TX, Sharmona united with Metropolitan CME under Reverend Lockett.
FAMILY and ROMANCE: Sharmona was united in Holy Matrimony with Michael Wayne Collins. This union was Blessed with two children – Sharmane Sharmone Collins and Mikel Wayan Collins.
CAREER: Sharmona worked as a Pharmacy Tech at K& B Drug Store of Longview, TX. After receiving her Real Estate License in Houston, TX, Sharmona Fite became Sole Proprietor of her own Real Estate Business.
LOVE ONES WAITING AT HEAVEN’S GATES: Anna Lee Cobbins – Maternal Grandmother; Alice Brown – Maternal Great Grandmother; Helen Walker – Paternal Grandmother; Farley Fite and Laddell Fite – Maternal Uncles.
LOVE ONES WITH CHERISHED MEMORIES: Daughter – Sharmane Sharmone Collins, Houston, TX; Son – Mikel Wayan Collins, Houston, TX; Mother – Nelwyn Fite Palmer and her Best Father – Harold Palmer, Longview, TX; Father – Billy Ray Walker – Gilmer, TX; Brothers – LaKendric Fite and LaVendric Fite, both of Longview, TX; Maternal Aunts – Gay Lois Thomas and Annette Pierce, both of Dallas, TX, Lillian Fite, Mexia, TX; Paternal Aunt – Patricia Jenkins, Tyler,TX; Paternal Uncles – John Walker, Carl Walker, Hollis Walker, All of Gilmer, TX and James Skinner, Arizona; Maternal Great Aunt – Dorothy Mae Bell “Aunt Sis”, Longview TX; Paternal Great Aunt – Flora Pierce, Longview, TX; Nephews – Desmond Fite, Tristan Fite; Nieces – Tionna Fite, Kayla Fite, Iyana Fite; Special First Cousins- Dr. Tamber Fite, Farley Fite II, Ryan Fite, Kenyatta Fite, Anna Fite, Earlie Ross, Jr., Steven Ross, Portia Jeter; Special Family Friend – Fred Dunham; Class of 1990; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Bigham Mortuary would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family & Friends of Sharmona Fite & We would like to take this time to thank them for allowing The professionals of Bigham Mortuary to care for them and Mrs.Fite