Lashawndra Monique Cosby

January 1, 1983 ~ July 4, 2020 (age 37)


Lashawndra Monique Cosby (La-La) was born January 1st, 1983 to Willy and the late Brenda M. Cosby in Columbus, Ga at Fort Benning Military Base.

After traveling with her family overseas and throughout the United States, in 1993 the family moved to Gainesville, Florida. At an early age, she joined Highland Missionary Baptist Church. 

Lashawndra was educated by the Alachua County School System, she graduated from Eastside High School in the dual enrollment program June 2001. Lashawndra continued her education at S.F.C.C.

Lashawndra was filled with joy and love for everyone. She was known for her gorgeous smile and colorful free spirit. She took great pride in her culinary skills and was employed by many restaurants as a chef. She also worked many venues throughout Gainesville before her health began to fail. 

Lashawndra departed from this life on 7/4/2020 at her home. She was proceeded in death by her loving mother Brenda Cosby. 

Lashawndra leaves to cherish her memory her Father: Willy Cosby; (son) Sean M. Cosby; three Sisters Keiona Cosby(Rodriguez Eddie), Tamara Cosby, and Zakiya Cosby; two Brothers Khari Cosby & Khalil Cosby; special Brother Carlos Price; two Nieces Monichelle and Seiiona; Nephew Ke’ontrell(Prince) & Great Nephew Elijah and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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 Service Program


July 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church
804 SW 5th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

Celebration of Life
July 17, 2020

12:00 PM
Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church
804 SW 5th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

Interment following funeral service
July 17, 2020

Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central
4100 NW 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606

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