Vanessa Lavonne Whitaker
September 20, 1963 - December 6, 2017
Vanessa Lavonne Whitaker, 54, passed away December 6, 2017. She was a resident of Indianapolis. She was born September 20, 1963 in Indianapolis.
She is survived by her daughters, Larissa Williams, Christa Bell, Amanda Whitaker, and Savannah Whitaker; grandchildren, James, Jalen and Trystan Williams, Zoey, Levi, and Rhianna Bell, Khianna Dylan, and Nyah Murray-Tierney, Izabella Whitaker, and Maliegha Weaver; father, Bill Whitaker; brother, Billy Bray; and sister, Yvonne Ballou.
She was preceded in death by her soul mate of 29 years, David Ridner; mother, Gloria J. Bray; and sisters, Patty Whitaker and Deborah Boomgaarden.
Vanessa was loved by many. Anywhere she went she was approached by people who loved her. She had a voice of an angel that everyone loved to hear. Fly high our beautiful butterfly.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Garfield Christian Church, 1751 Walker Ave., Indianapolis.
Arrangements: Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care.