Marinda Nettles

Obituary of Marinda Nettles

We come here today to celebrate the life and death of Marinda Lee Nettles, a mother, grand mother , great grand mother , aunt cousin ,and friend Born August 18, 1952 -sunset October 15th 2023 at the age of 71.

Marinda was born in Loraine Ohio  to Lizzie Thompson( Arzola Wilson) and Willis Lee Thompson .

she later moved to Flint Michigan Where she married former husband the late  Marcus Lewis Nettles Sr. she later relocted to Phoenix Arizona where she made her final victory lap around the sun.

Marinda was known for her uncanny sense of humor and her love of Bobby Brown , and the Blues. She was always extending her help and home to those in need.

Marinda leaves to cherish Her children Dorenda Lavette Tompson, Marcus lewis Nettles Jr., Tizah Cherie Nettles, Carla (David ) Gonzalez.  Otis Mitchell , David(Corlius) Mitchell Nettles, Marquita Nettles Andrews. special son Jalil Carter.

A host of grand children: Elaysha (Corvaris) Clark , Patrick Fluker,Sharenda (Ronald ) Nettles, Nijah(Agnus) Morgan, Daquandra Townsend,Marcus (Gracie) Nettles 3rd, Rico(Dominique) Nettles  Pierre & Marquan Kelso , Brittney(Jamal)Nettles, Dorothy Nettles, Jermaine Wilder, Damea(Deon)smith, Donald (Nicole)Person, Delavie Person, Nataji (LaFaye) Brown, Toine,Awan, Tionesha (Tiece), Tiondra (Davian), Tiondre Bishop, Joshua , Tiesha, Laloni ,Ayeanna, Ayeisha Clark ,Myonna Nettles. 

Host of great grand children Danaria, Leianna, Kyren, Ronald Jr, Ai'kiah, Carrington, Marcus 4th, Makayla, Marquan, Jada ,Jadence, Jaylon,Joy, David Jr, Daniel,Stella,Braylyn,Jordynn,Journee, Jermani  Kayonaa, Kalond, Iris, Emilio, Evelyn,Ivory, Analise, Kamari, Amarion, Tiece Jr, kay'sen, kaymia, she leaves, Nieces Phyllis and Areanna Reed, Maelores (David) Collin.

A host of relatives the Reed, Rutlidge, Holmes, Thompson, and Gregory families.

Close friends Jean Harris ,Samantha Bradley,Sheila Clark, Carrie Ann Abrams, and a host of family and friends.

Marinda  was preceeded in death by her parents Lizzie Faucett Thompson (Arzola) Willis Lee Thompson, Aunt and Uncle Willie and  Mandania Reed, Uncle Benjamin Thompson,cousins, Wilimeaner and Curtis Reed, Louetta Gregory (the pretty cousin), special son Shuronn Robinson.

We would like to say a special thank you to the Honorhealth John C Linclon staff, Dr Singavi, Dr Mandeichi, Dr Janine Hinds for the excellent care of our mother/ grandmother. Samaritan Funeral Home in Phoenix for preparing her for her journey home.  American Airline for returning her to her final resting place, Moons funeral home. 

Please send cards and flowers C/O Merinda Nettles Family to flowers or cards in c/o Merinda Nettles

Samaritan Funeral Home

1505 E McDowell Rd

Phoenix Arizona


Please send flowers to Lawrence E Moon Funeral Home 

906 W Flint Park Blvd Flint Michigan 48505 C/O Marinda Nattles family 

Resting place will be at River Rest Cemetery

4413 Flushinig Road 

Flint Mi, 48504

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Visitation & Funeral Service

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, November 10, 2023
Samaritan Funeral Home
1505 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Visitation & Funeral Service


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