Ms.Takina Patrice Bristow, age 44 of Sanford, NC transitioned into eternal rest on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at her residence.
Ms. Takina Patrice Bristow, better known as Dee, daughter of Janice Bristow and the late John T. Matthews. Ms. Takina was born on April 27, 1977, and departed this earthly life on July 17th, 2021 in the comforts of her home.
Ms. Dee attended and graduated from Lee Senior High School where she was a thriving student, a member in the band, ran track, and threw discus. As an adolescent, she modeled, participated in gymnastics, tap dancing, and so on. From youth until adulthood she attended St. Mark United Church of God.
Ms. Dee was a gorgeous, resilient, and selfless woman, known for opening her home to anyone in need and adopting a lot of children along the way. With a heart full of gold, she loved her family and did whatever she could to make sure they were happy regardless of circumstances. She was a true giver and had more than enough love to give. May Dee Bristow forever lives in our hearts, dance in our minds, and her voice sing through our memories.
She was preceded in death by her father, John T. Matthews and her grandmother, Dorothy Wilson.
She leaves many loved ones behind to cherish her memory: her daughters Tahjae Brown and Asia Neal-Bristow and her son John T. Bristow; her mother, Janice Bristow; her grandson Kyrie Smith; her two surviving sisters LaTasha Baker (Chris), and Erica Matthews; her brother John T. Matthews; her grandfather, Milton Wilson; along with her very special cousin Stephanie Taylor and friends/sisters/brothers Lois McKendell, Latishia Fobes, Milton Matthews, and Maurice Mathews; her God-son Dee-Jay McKendal, a special uncle, Tony Bristow; in addition to a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home-Sanford