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Friday, April 19, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
2:00 P.M.
First Baptist Church of College Hill
3838 N. 29th St.

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
 Tampa, FL 33610


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04/17/2019 08:21 PM



Briana Nicole Munns of Valrico passed away Monday, April 8, 2019. Homegoing Celebration Services will be held Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of College Hill, 3838 N. 29th Street, with Elder Correggio Reaves, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.  

Briana Nicole Munns was a lifetime native of the Tampa Bay Area.  She
was the daughter of Paterno’ C. (Trina) Munns and Lloyd (Chip) Sheffield, Jr. and she was lead to Christ at early age at Bethel Community Baptist Church, St. Petersburg, FL and later united with St. Mark M. B. Church Port Tampa, Inc.  

She was a graduate of Riverview High School, Class of 2017, where she was enlisted into the Navy JROTC Program; Track & Field #6 and Hurdler Team. Briana furthered her education at Hillsborough Community College and was scheduled to receive her AA Degree in Education, Fall Term 2019. 

She was preceded in death by: her great-great grandmother, T ‘Liller Jones Pless; and three great grand uncles, Horace L. Pless, Sr., Arthur C. Pless, Sr. and Otis F. Pless, Sr. 

Briana Nicole leaves behind to cherish her memories: mother, Paterno ‘Trina Munns; dear family friend, Howard Word; father, Lloyd Chip’ Sheffield, Jr. (fiancé-Shanise); brother, Zaybrion Christopher Sheffield and Naomi Sky Sheffield; uncle, Anthony Sheffield; grandparents, Lloyd Sheffield, Sr. (Dorothy) and Jimmy L. Munns (Annie Laura); aunts, Tabatha Munns-Wright and Jennifer Munns-Mastin (Ervin); great aunt, Alvetta Pless Butts; great-grand uncles, Andrew Pless, Jr. (Geneva), Kelvin Wayne Pless (Deborah) and Reverend Carl Munns, Jr. (Shirley); great-grandfather, Andrew Pless, Sr.; cousins, Tabatha Artesha Owens, Edward Jarrod Gilmore, Khalil-Malik Tabias Munns, Gabrielle AnnTrina Munns and Josiah Owens; her dog, "Champ"; a host of brothers and sisters in Christ; her St. Mark Sunday School Teachers, Brother Kelvin Preston and Sister Ramona Smart and Class Mates; Church Mother, Arlianer S. Smart (William); other cousins, uncles, and relatives; High School best friends, *Mya, *Jasmine, *Alexis, *Briana, *Millie and *Jari; co-workers & friends; Bethel Community Baptist Church family and friends; and young people associates throughout the Tampa Bay Area. 

The remains will repose after 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 19 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.


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