Tamika Gloria Jones

April 16, 1989 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 34) 34 Years Old

Tamika Jones Obituary

Service for Ms. Tamika Gloria Jones, 34, of Columbia, South Carolina will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 12:00 noon at Greater St. Paul AME Church 662 Old Wire Rd. West Columbia, South Carolina with burial to follow in the church cemetery. She will lying in state on Saturday, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon at the church. There will be a viewing on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 1:00 to 7:00 pm at Pearson's Funeral Home 4508 N. Main Street Columbia, South Carolina. Tamika Gloria Jones was born April 16, 1989, in Columbus, GA. She was the daughter of Thomas (Stephanie) and Donnell Jones. Tamika transitioned this earthly life to be with her heavenly father on Friday, November 10, 2023. She attended Ridgeview High School, Class of 2007, and attended George Military College and Yakima Valley Community College. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Waldorf University in Iowa, Class of 2013. She was employed with Allied Barton Security and most recently with Tamika was free spirited, daughter, niece, granddaughter and cousin who loved wrestling, spending time with her family, helping out with the homeless, and entertaining everyone she met. She also participated in summer basketball leagues and NCAA College Wrestling Championship semi-finals. Her true passion was Mixed Martial Arts. She fought as an amateur and a professional. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Mr. Fred Lawrence Wardlaw, and her aunt Pamela Denise Robinson. Those left to cherish Tamika's fond and precious memories are her fur baby, Petron II; grandparents, Thomas (Doris) Jones, and Deanna Wardlaw; uncles, Lawrence Wardlaw, William Wardlaw, and Craig Jones; aunts, Sharon Wardlaw, Rhonda Blackmon, Tina (Carmelita) Jones, Hazel Jones, Cilenta Albert ) Weston, Tara Jones; everyday running buddies, Norman "Chase" (Ashley) Counts Jr., Shenee Counts, Glenda Jones and a host of other loving relatives and her dear friends. 

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December 1, 2023

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pearson (Main Street Columbia, South Carolina)
4508 N. Main Street
Columbia, SC 29203


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