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Shania Arielle Readus

February 14, 2000 — April 10, 2024


Shania Arielle Readus was born February 14, 2000, in Merrillville, IN. Shania briefly attended Carmel High School, Carmel, IN. and Graduated High School from The Cover Academy in St. Louis, MO, 2017.

Shania called herself “Pretti-Redd”. She always stated, “I’m Pretty in the Mist of it All” and “God Got Me.”

Shania loved taking pictures and fashion. A trend setter in High School. She loved gardening, animals even hid a few in her parents’ home she rescued. To add swimming and Dancing, eating too many snacks (mom) and spending time with her Nieces, Nephews, and Older Siblings.

Shania “Pretti-Redd” had an ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. She made a difference in a lot of young and adult lives. She was a very good-hearted person and will be truly missed by many.

She leaves to mourn and cherish her memory, her loving mother; Lydia Readus, of Carmel, IN. father; Rishawn Readus of Lafayette, IN. mother in love; Latrice Marberry of Indianapolis, IN. grandparents; Dudley Smith of South Bend, IN. Burrell and Antoninette Readus of Raleigh, NC. Sisters; Jasmine Smith of Carmel, IN. Tamara Readus of Indianapolis, IN. Shachoni Readus of Las Vagas, NV. Raven Readus of Gary, IN. sisters in love; Ashelya Wheeler of Indianapolis, IN. A’Kiera Burrell of Kansas City, MO. Brooke Ricketts of Carmel, IN. brothers; Rishawn Readus II of Plainfield, IN. Rishad Readus (Jill) of Tokyo, Japan Shawn Hardy (Brittany) of Gary, IN. brother in love; Tajaun Marberry of Indianapolis, IN. Nephews; Julian Smith, Jamair Smith of Carmel, IN. Bryant Patrick III of Indianapolis, IN. Ashton Joshua, Aason Joshua of Los Vagas, NV. Ausar Hardy, Seth Hardy of Gary, IN. nieces, Anari Patrick of Indianapolis, IN. Mi’Love Readus of Plainfield, IN. Brooke Washington of Gary, IN. Auset Hardy of Gary IN. Kimber Readus of Tokyo, Japan, and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

Loving and special mentors, Sherita Allen of St. Louis, MO. And Tracy McDaniel of Indianapolis, IN.

Shania is preceded in death by her grandmother; Addie Smith, great grandparents; James (Mother Juanita) King – Turner, Joseph (Johnny Mae) Smith, Robert Leo (Lois) McClure, special aunt; Willa Mae Wilson and a host of uncles, aunts, and special cousins.
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