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Tamika Latrice Beleal

Posted By Marlan Gary On August 20, 2020 @ 5:25 pm In Obituaries | 29 Comments


Tamika Latrice Beleal, age 44. Sunrise December 12, 1975 and Sunset August 15, 2020.

Tamika “Mika” Latrice Beleal daughter of Melvin and Genary Maxwell was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 12, 1975. She went home to be with the Lord on Saturday August 15, 2020 at the age of 44. Tamika moved from Misssissippi to Columbus, Ohio along with her family at an early age. She attended Columbus Public Schools and graduated from Northland High School. On August 4, 2019 she married Ibraheem Rashid Beleal and recently celebrated 2 year of marriage.

She loved hanging out with her family and friends. She was a devoted Wife, Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend. She was affectionately known as T-T by her Nieces, Nephews, and Great Niece. She had an infectious laugh and a genuine heart towards others. She loved people and often became the behind-the-scenes counsel ministering to others in their times of need. She loved to cook and was known for her famous Mac and Cheese. She was renowned for her great make-up skills and would be the point person on occasions such as proms, graduations, and weddings.

Tamika was employed by Rhema Christian Center’s Youth Department as an Administrative Assistant until she became employed by Ohio Health for 25 Years, where she received many accommodations for her leadership skills and strong work ethics.

She professed her faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 12, where she became a faithful member of Timothy Ministry of Rhema Christian Center. Tamika enjoyed her Rhema crew and served in numerous capacities inclusive of dance ministry, and step team.

Her beautiful life will be forever cherished in the lives of her husband: Rashid Beleal, Parents Melvin (Genary) Maxwell; Sister Alisa (Antonio) Stokes and Ravida Webster; God Sister Monecca Webb; Nephews John (Amber) Harrington; Maziah Brown; Neices Jaleah Harrington and Jasmine Cross; Best friends Monae Wade, Tasha Allen Trene Ransom; a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends.

Public Visitation 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM and Private Visitation at 1:00 PM followed by Private Funeral Service at 2:00 PM Sunday, August 23, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment Monday 12:00pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Condolences for the family of “Tamika Latrice Beleal”

Condolence from Jacquline J. Gales (Jackie from Leland, Ms) on August 21st, 2020 12:37 am

Genary and the entire Maxwell , Rhone and Beleal I send my deepest condolences to you during this season. Please know that you are in my thoughts and my heart hurts as well. Morning time and we will celebrate her life. Be well and be safe.

Condolence from Pastor Marcus & Ap Annette Jackson on August 21st, 2020 6:53 am

To the Maxwell and Beleal family… we are saddened at the loss of your beloved. She was such a beautiful and kind spirited young woman. Know that we are keeping you close in our hearts through prayer. We offer our sincere condolences.

Condolence from Terri Bibb on August 21st, 2020 10:21 am

I am deeply saddened on the loss of my friend Tamika. She was a very kind, sweet, and fun person to be around. I am going to miss her tremendously. We’ll meet again Tamika, but for right now see you later my friend.

Condolence from Bettye on August 21st, 2020 10:34 am

Please except my condolence for your loss.
May God supply you with strength for the coming days and nights.

Tears are language that God understand.
Praying for the family.

Condolence from Paul Sapp on August 21st, 2020 11:42 am

My deepest condolences go out to the entire family.
Praying for all

Condolence from Bernadine Owens on August 21st, 2020 12:03 pm

Will miss you my friend and such a beautiful person. Bernadine Owens

Condolence from Sally Mace Donohoe on August 21st, 2020 4:19 pm

The Maxwell and Beleal family has my deepest sympathy.I used to work with Tamika.She was a very sweet person.You are in my prayers.

Condolence from Ruth Jarvis on August 21st, 2020 4:19 pm

Genary and Melvin and family my love and prayers are with you and your family and that The Love of the Father will be felt deep in your hearts Dearing this hard jurnery may God comfort your hearts as only He can Love you all.

Condolence from Ruth Jarvis on August 21st, 2020 4:44 pm

Genary and Melvin and family I send my love and prayers to you and your family at this time May God Comfort your hearts give you His abiding Peace as only He can give Love you all .

Condolence from JOHN FAIRLEY on August 21st, 2020 6:28 pm

To the family of the Maxwell’s and Beleal family you have my condolences and sharing a lost of a very good friend I pray that the Lord puts is comforting arms around you and let us all keep the memories of the good times with a beautiful loving woman whom we will all Miss peace be with you⚘

Condolence from 1st Lady Joyce Edwards on August 21st, 2020 11:03 pm

We want to express our deepest condolences to your family for the loss of your beautiful daughter. May our God grant you his pease as you go down this rough road. We love you and are praying for you.

Bishop Andrew and Joyce Edwards

Condolence from Lisa Hart on August 22nd, 2020 4:16 am

To Rashid and Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell and the family. My heartfelt condolences to you all. Tamika had a way of making you smile no matter what. She had a kind and loving sprit. Greating with a hug ending with “I love you girl”! I’m thankful for our friendship. May she rest peacefully❤️
May God cover you all in his perfect peace
and comfort. Until we meet again my friend

Love you Eula and Lisa Hart

Condolence from Susan Fields on August 22nd, 2020 11:04 am

Genary and family,
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your daughter.
All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

William & Susan Fields

Condolence from Torrence and Stephanie Franklin on August 23rd, 2020 4:55 pm


Condolence from Overseer Linda Smith and CCAC SISTERS on August 22nd, 2020 12:00 pm

We send our love and prayers during this time of sorrow. Jesus is your Comforter and only a pray away. We are certainly standing in the gap that the Lord will strengthen you and your family.

Condolence from Antoinette Griffin Alvarado on August 22nd, 2020 9:41 pm

Bishop Johnathan Alvarado and I send our love and many prayers from the Grace Church family in Atlanta, Georgia. May the comfort of the Holy Spirit surround you as a shield.

Condolence from Mary-Catherine Brown on August 23rd, 2020 6:58 am

Melvin, Genary, and family,
I am saddened to hear of the loss of Tamika. Such a beautiful and gracious woman. Her smile brightened the room. I was not only inspired by her spirit, but I was fortunate to witness her love in action with others. She was such a gift from Our Father’s heart. Thank you for sharing her with us. Although she will be missed, she leaves a legacy of love and kindness in all of our hearts.

I am praying for much grace and peace for you all.

Condolence from Paulette Maxwell-Reese on August 23rd, 2020 7:31 am

Melvin and Genary, we love you. Our condolences go to our family. We know God is able. We trust Him on today.

Condolence from Cheri Tanner on August 23rd, 2020 11:18 am

I’m praying for you and the entire family.
Love Cheri Tanner

Condolence from Karla Mattox on August 23rd, 2020 12:32 pm

Sorry for the loss a beautiful person. Tameka always had a smile on her face and an encouraging word to give. My heart was saddened when I heard of her passing. I am so grateful that we were able to cross paths and to spend years together in high school.I am continually praying for the family and friends of this awesome young lady and a great friend.

Condolence from Doretta Williams on August 23rd, 2020 1:05 pm

To Melvin, Genary & Family,

We send our deepest condolences and trust God will bring you strength today and always.

You are Loved & In Our Prayers!

Doretta, DeeJae & Mary

Condolence from Makisha Wright Williams on August 23rd, 2020 1:09 pm

Uncle and Aunt!! My heart breaks in the passing of cuzzo but I pray the God of all strength be with you. You are loved all the way from Mississippi

Condolence from catherine maxwell gardner on August 23rd, 2020 1:40 pm

to my family it is hard not being there to hug you at this time, but I send prayer and place a demand on angels to bring you joy, comfort and strength in Jesus’ name!

Condolence from Stacey Spotts on August 23rd, 2020 3:02 pm

To the Beleal and Maxwell Family,
I’m sending the best prayer I Know!
Jesus! Jesus!Jesus! It’s power and healing in his name. Thank you for sharing Tamika with us.

Condolence from Gwendolyn Walker on August 23rd, 2020 3:37 pm

Tamika Latrice Maxwell Beleal!

What a jewel she was! May we continue to allow her beauty to shine brightly in us.

Much love.

Condolence from Kandace Monroe on August 23rd, 2020 4:10 pm

Uncle Melvin & Auntie G iam sending you my love and condolences I am going to miss my cousin dearly. May god keep you guys and I will keep y’all in my prayers I love you


Condolence from Maggie Burnes on August 23rd, 2020 10:49 pm

Elder Genary, Brother Melvin and family words can not express how I am feeling now, knowing that you have lost a child. May God comfort you and give you peace today and days to come. Be encouraged for your church family is praying for each of you. Continue to trust God to carry you through this valley.

Condolence from Pastors Edward& Dianna Poindexter on August 24th, 2020 7:02 pm

Dear Maxwell & Baleal family: Our hearts are broken for you all during this difficult time of loss. We are praying that the Lord will be your refuge and strength as He heals your hearts. Comfort, Grace and Peace to you all. We love you. Hold close all the precious memories of your beautiful Tamika.

Condolence from Jamaal Jones on September 2nd, 2020 3:56 pm

My deepest condolences to the family. I only knew her from work but she was a great person to be around. I was shocked & devastated when I found out so can only imagine how the family feels. Sending nothing but prayers & good vibes to all those who know her. Even as I type this I’m still in disbelief. I know we will not understand when & why God calls home when he does; but know just that.. shes home. Also although tragic as this may be; if she was here, she was gonna tell a joke.. if nothing else to try to make you feel better. Let’s try to remember all those times she made us laugh during this trying time. I love you all & God Bless

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