Stephanie Chisolm-Willis was born July 12, 1984, in Beaufort County, South Carolina to Mrs. Mary Chisolm and Mr. Robert Hewitt. On October 21, 2018, Stephanie was called to eternal rest.
Stephanie attended Battery Creek High School and was currently attending Hillsborough Community College to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. She was working as a Senior Citizen Caretaker.
In Stephanie’s free time she enjoyed spending time with her son, Ricky Willis, and family. Stephanie loved her family, she traveled to Beaufort very often to spend time with her loved ones. It was always a celebration when the family got together.
Stephanie was joined in Holy Matrimony, to Ricky Willis. To this union a son was born, Ricky Ryon Willis.
Stephanie will forever and always be cherished by her husband, Ricky Willis; her mother and father, Mary Chisolm and Robert (Amber) Hewitt; her siblings, Denise (Tony) White, Valerie (Derrick) Brown, Willie (Ashley) Chisolm, Carlton Chisolm, Carlynda Melanson, Jake Sharp and Jacen Sharp; hergreat grandmother, Rebecca Chisolm; her aunts and uncles, Yvonne (Anthony) Chisolm- Collier, Patricia Simmons, Mona Simmons, Nathaniel Chisolm, Daniel Chisolm, Roger Hewitt and Clyde Simmons; nieces, Tierra (Donte) Philp, Shenai Chisolm, Alisha Brown, Shakira Chisolm, Alayah Philp, Shanyla Chisolm, Jakaila Johnson; nephews, Tony White, Jr., Rashaud Brown, Shaquille Chisolm; cousins, Courtney Hightower, Bellinda White, Angel Simmons, Crystal Simmons, Danielle Chisolm, Anthony Collier, Jr., Daniel Chisolm, Jr., Monty White, Jr. Bre White, Laila White, Thomas Byson, Myniqua Hightower, Jalyn Hightower, Darreun Hightower, Breanna Williams, Amya Simmons, A’laysia Bryan, Arielle Fields, Malachi Simmons, Masiah Simmons and Dynesty Fuller; to include her dearest friends, Billie and Stanley Washington, Kwajalean Holmes, Shayla Decosta and Dana Mitchell.
Ricky Ryon Willis was born April 22, 2008, in Orangeburg, South Carolina to Stephanie Chisolm-Willis and Ricky Wills. On Sunday, October 21, 2018, Ricky was called home.
Ricky attended Crestwood Elementary School in Tampa, Florida. He was in the fifth grade. In Ricky’s free time, he enjoyed recording day-to-day videos of his life and posting it to his YouTube channel. Collecting wrestling men and WWE belts was also a hobby of his, Ricky’s collection included four WWE belts, a money in the bank suitcase and 30 WWE wrestling men including the wrestling ring.
While attending Crestwood Elementary, Ricky was a member of the drum line, he was preparing to be on America’s Got Talent TV show on December 10, 2018.
Ricky and his mother traveled to Beaufort very often to spend time with family. Ryon loved visiting his aunt and uncle, Denise (Tony) White, he would stay up until 3am playing the Play Station with his older cousins, Tony White, Jr. and Jaiccila Johnson.
Ricky will forever be cherished by his father, Ricky Willis; his aunts, Denise White, Valerie Brown, Sade Willis and Sharonda Owens; his grandparents, Robert (Amber) Hewitt, Mary Chisolm, Ricky Willis, Sr. and Ruthie Willis; his sisters, Ariel Johnson and Rhizaya Willis; along with a host of cousins whom he loved dearly.