Nakia Cleyanna McDonald was born on April 30, 1986, in Dover, DE. She departed this life on January 11, 2023, at the age 36 in her home where she resided with her life-long partner of 18 years Steven Bowden and their son Aiden.
Nakia was educated in the Capital School District where she attended Dover High School in Dover, Delaware. Nakia also attended the Harris School where she pursued the cosmetology and phlebotomy fields. She worked various jobs until she had Aiden and was blessed to be a full time stay at home mother.
Nakia enjoyed cooking, watching movies, listening to music, staying fit, and the Philadelphia E-A-G-L-E-S…EAGLES football team.
Nakia was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Derrick Prattis.
Nakia leaves to cherish her precious memories; her loving and devoted partner Steven Bowden; two children, Aniya and Aiden McDonald; parents, Denise McDonald and Clifton “Randy” Wilson Jr; sister, Aliyah McDonald; brothers, Leonard McDonald; Brandon McDonald; Gerald McDonald; and Joshua McDonald. Paternal grandparents Clifton Wilson Sr.; Anna (Ira) Nickerson who raised Nakia; and maternal grandmother, Margaretta McDonald. A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and her very best friend Rhonda Fleming.
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