Memorials To BTA Members

Black Trans Advocacy Member Memorial. Celebrating The Lives of Members Who Work To Advance Humanity Thru The Power of Love.

Each of us makes a difference in this world! On behalf of the Black Trans Advocacy family, it is an honor to celebrate the lives of our members who work to advance humanity and lift up the black trans community. 

This page is dedicated in loving memory of our leaders, sisters, brothers, husbands, wives, parents and friends who have served our community and who have now joined our ancestors.  We uplift you in memory and give thanks for the time and gifts you have shared with the world.

We send prayers of love and summons spirits of consolation and strength to all holding a  memorial in this honor.  Ashe.

Those we love dont go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear. 

BLACK TRANS ADVOCACY FUNERAL SPRAY

Black Trans Advocacy Community
               Sympathy Standing Spray             provided by the BTA Memorial Fund

In Loving Memory - Osiris Coleman - June 3, 2016

Osirs Coleman

  

It is with a heavy heart to receive and share the news of the passing of our dear brother, Osiris Coleman. We know Osiris as a very genuine and generous brother. A sincere friend and a big brother to so many.

 

On behalf of the men of Black Transmen Inc and the extended BTA family, a beautiful sympathy spray has been sent to notion love and support for Osiris' family and friends and in celebration of his life and memories. Ashe.

 

Celebrating The Life of our brother

Osiris Coleman 

April 15, 1971 - June 3, 2016

 

Arrangements Entrusted To:

Owens Funeral Home

216 Lenox Avenue

New York, NY 10027

 

Sunday June 12, 2016

Viewing: 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Funeral Service: 3:00PM

 

Final Disposition

Woodlawn Crematory Bronx, New York

June 13, 2016 

 

State Chapter Membership: BTA New York (2011-2016)

   

In Loving Memory - Juan Evans - July 14, 2015

Juan_Evans

  

Juan was a freedom fighter who taught us again and again that “When We Fight, We Win!” Juan was nominated and awarded the 2015 Black Trans Advocacy - Hero Award for taking a stand against wrongful arrest.  Evans fought for equality in several groups, including the Blue House Family, the Solutions Not Punishment Coalition, Women on the Rise and the Racial Justice Action Center, according to the You Caring campaign. He was also active in Unity Fellowship Church, Greater Atlanta.

 

On behalf of the men of Black Transmen Inc and the extended BTA family, a beautiful sympathy spray has been sent to notion love and support for Juans' family and friends and in celebration of his life and memories. Ashe.

 

Celebrating The Life of our brother

Juan Evans 

 - July 14, 2015

 

Arrangements Entrusted To:

Virginia Highland Community Church

743 Virginia Ave NE

Atlanta, GA  30306

 

Sunday July 18, 2015

Viewing: 11:00AM

 

Cause of Death: Unknown Health Complications 

 

2014 Black Trans Advocacy - Hero Award Recipient

   

In Loving Memory - Kenishia Hubbard - August 18, 2014

Kenishia Hubbard

 

Kenishia was a lively spirit with a big heart filled with love. We had an amazing opportunity to share time with her at BTAC 2014 of which we had great conversations and lots of laughs. Kenishia, we love you and you will be forever in our hearts.

 

On behalf of the women of Black Transwomen Inc and the extended BTA family, a beautiful sympathy spray has been sent to notion love and support for Kenishias' family and friends and in celebration of her life and memories. Ashe.

 

Celebrating The Life of our sister

Kenishia Hubbard  

January 3, 1965 - August 18, 2014

 

Homegoing Celebration:

Southeast Alano

5065 Logan Avenue

San Diego, CA  92113

 

Sunday August 24, 2014

Celebration: 12:30PM

 

Cause of Death: Unknown 

 

State Chapter Membership: BTA Texas (2013-2014)

   

In Loving Memory - Bobbie Jean Baker - January 1, 2014

Bobbie Jean Baker

 

Bobbie Jean Baker, an activist and freedom fighter devoted much of her time to working with several Bay Area nonprofit organizations, and she served in varied roles, including as a peer advocate, case manager, domestic violence specialist, and housing manager. Additionally, she spent more than a decade as part of the Transcendence Gospel Choir, an all-transgender singing group. Bobbie Jean was also an advocate for Black Transwomen Inc with a mission to include more women from California to experience the BTAC National Conference.  The BTAC Minister Bobbie Jean Baker scholarship has been created in her honor to help continue her work. 

 

On behalf of the women of Black Transwomen Inc and the extended BTA family, a beautiful sympathy spray has been sent to notion love and support for Bobbie Jeans' family and friends and in celebration of her life and memories. Ashe.

 

Celebrating The Life of our sister

Bobbie Jean Baker 

March 20, 1962 - January 1, 2014

 

Arrangements Entrusted To:

First Congregational Church of Oakland

2501 Harrison Street

Oakland, CA  94612

 

Saturday January 11, 2014

Service: 1:00PM

 

Cause of Death: Car Crash 

 

BTAC Minister Bobbie Jean Baker Scholarship