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Ms. Tiara Nicole "TT" McClendon

January 20, 1997 ~ October 9, 2023 (age 26) 26 Years Old

Ms. Tiara Nicole McClendon Obituary

Ms. Tiara Nicole McClendon, affectionately known as TT by her family and friends, was born on January 20th, 1997, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the loving daughter of Richard and LaTanya McClendon.

Tiara professed a faith in Christ at an early age and was baptized at Second Baptist Church. One of Tiara’s favorite scriptures was Matthew 19:26, “With God all things are possible”. Tiara lived her life to the fullest. Her home was filled with positive affirmations. She believed that life’s journey was about living, not just existing.

Tiara attended Warren Township Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana, later her family relocated to Virginia, Tiara graduated in 2015 from Potomac High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. After graduating from high school Tiara enrolled into college and began her career working for the federal government. Tiara had a love for traveling, embarking on new adventures, and experiencing diverse cultures. Tiara was employed by The University of Maryland Global Campus and was also furthering her education at the same campus.

Tiara loved shopping, traveling, make-up, fashion, and most of all Tiara loved shoes! Fun fact, she owned over one hundred pairs of tennis shoes. Tiara loved spending time with her fiancé, Markell Jones, who she shared five loving years of life with. They loved each other and were planning a lifetime together.

Tiara will be remembered for her determination, strength, humor, wisdom, and matter-of-factly personality… Her favorite saying was, “if it walks like a duck, and talks like a duck, then it’s a squirrel. If you knew Tiara, then you knew EXACTLY what she meant by that statement. You could always count on Tiara to give you precisely what you needed when you needed it…

Ms. Tiara Nicole McClendon made her transition from earth to glory Monday, October 9th, 2023, at the age of 26 years, 8 months, and 19 days.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving parents Richard and Latanya McClendon, her fiancé Markell Jones, Her grandparents, Betty Harrington, Dwight Winters, and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends. She was proceeded in death by her grandparents, Herschel and Alfrednette Blackwell, Freddy McClendon, and Jimmie Harrington.

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October 21, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
1301 N. Goodlet Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46222

Celebration of Life
October 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
1301 N. Goodlet Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46222

October 21, 2023

2:00 PM
Lincoln Memory Gardens
6851 S. Indianapolis Road
Whitestown, IN 46075


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