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Sehura Rashud El

November 5, 1955 — May 28, 2023


  • Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim (In the name of Allah the most gracious, most merciful)   

A queen was born from the union of Jessie Lee Powell (father) and Lizzie B. Powell (Mother). Since her early childhood, Sehura El was an outspoken, free-spirited woman. At the age of 21, she married Abdul Malik Rasheed where they remained a union for 20 years. In the late 1980s, she started a successful self-employed business as a professional hairstylist. She later settled in Clarksville Tennessee where she became the Director of Ms. Aiesha Childcare and Little Stars Daycare. Over her life span, Sehura enjoyed gardening, candle making, baking, listening to music, shopping, crystal\ jewelry collecting, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.

Siblings From oldest to youngest: Jessie B. Robinson, Essie B. Daffney, Jessie Powell, Gloria Jean Thomas, Earnest Lee Thomas, Larry J. Thomas, James Earl Thomas, Tony Powell, Patricia Powell.

Children: Aiesha Liz Rasheed Willis, John Willis Jr. (Son In-Law), Ahmad Talib Rasheed, Wilma Caldwell (Daughter In-Law), Abdullah Hassan Rasheed, Tekeisha Youngblood (Daughter In-law), Izaya Hassan Rasheed, Bonus sons, Terrence Hampton, and Robert Hampton

Grandchildren: Kevin Tanksley, Ahmad Talib Rasheed Jr., Sarah Kate Kuhlamn, Elijah Abdullah Tanksley, Sakeenah Aiesha Rasheed, Enijah Renee – Marie Rasheed, Brian Hinton Jr. (Grandson In-law), Bilal Malik Rasheed, Makhi Hassan Rasheed, Jahlil Amari Rasheed Youngblood, Ranaldo Willis, Brandon Willis, Brittany Willis, Jameelah Willis, Ayanna Willis, Special Niece: Sharra Thomas


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