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Maleah Michico Mender

May 17, 2007 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 16) 16 Years Old

Maleah Michico Mender Obituary

Maleah Michico Mender was born on May 17, 2007, at Baptist Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina to Michico M. Fisher-West and John E. Mender, Jr. Maleah passed away from her short battle with Leukemia on November 8, 2023, at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

Maleah was a thriving Junior at Blythewood High School and a valuable employee at Bojangles. She loved to do hair, listen to various genres of music, and outings with her dearest friends. She is also a member of the New Laurel Street Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina.

Maleah leaves behind  her parents to cherish her memories: Benjamin & Michico Fisher-West and John & Shameka Mender; sister,  Alexandria West; brothers, Benjamin, Jr. & Ezekiel West; grandparents, Leslie & Shirley Fisher, Sr. and John & Viola Mender, Sr.;  great-grandmother Beatrice Heard and Estelle Taylor;  uncle & aunt, Leslie & LaToya Fisher, Jr. and Clarence & Deirdre Weathers; uncles, Virgil & Eric Mender and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and dearest friends whom will miss Maleah very much.

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Public Viewing
November 14, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home of Columbia
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
November 15, 2023

1:00 PM
New Laurel Street Missionary Baptist Church
5214 Fairfield Road
Columbia, SC 29203

Interment following funeral service

Memorial Gardens of Columbia
9301 Wilson Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29203


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