Trinity Tiana Sanders was born on October 2, 2001 in Richland County, South Carolina. She was the beloved daughter of LaTechia Thompson and James Sanders.
She was educated in the public schools of Richland School District One. Trinity was a Class of 2020 graduate of Lower Richland High School. At Lower Richland High School, she participated in JROTC and other extra-curricular activities and events.
Trinity was an amazing, loving person who was genuinely loved by many. Her laughter and infectious smile brought joy to everyone around her. She was a wonderful big sister to her brother, Lamar Xavius (L. J.) James. Trinity was a blessing to her family.
She enjoyed being a photographer and graphic arts designer. A pastime favorite of Trinity’s was shopping. She was passionate about assisting people and had a special fondness for children. She was preparing to pursue a career in pediatric nursing.
Trinity worked in various retail and food establishments, including Food Lion, Wendy’s, and McDonald’s. Her customer service was exemplary. Many of the customers spoke highly of her and outwardly showed appreciation to her for friendly services she rendered.
Trinity was baptized in the name of Jesus Christ at Bible Way Church of Atlas Road and she also attended Temple of Faith Bible Way.
Trinity leaves to cherish fond memories: her mother, LaTechia Thompson (Stryson Joe); her father, James A. (Jaslynn) Sanders; her brother, Lamar Xavius (L. J.) James of the home; three brothers: Jamie, Jeremiah, and Jachian Sanders of Lakeland, FL; two sisters: Sanyia Sanders of Columbus, GA and Jasniqua Sanders of Lakeland, FL; her maternal grandparents, Johnny and Cassandra Jones; her maternal grandfather, Tony Montgomery; her paternal grandparents, Tillman and Patricia Sanders of Lakeland, FL; great-grandmother, Rosa M. Johnson and Janie Mae Montgomery; a godmother, Amber Miller; special mentor, Kiara Moore; special godparents, Tony and Christine Benson; four aunts of Lakeland, Fl; one aunt of Queens, NY; two aunts of Columbia, SC; four special aunts of Columbia, SC; one uncle of Washington State; one uncle of Manhattan, NY; one uncle of Columbia, SC; nine great uncles of Columbia, SC and a host of other aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins, family, and friends who will miss her dearly.