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Obituary – Lisa Roanne Chiamaka Calloway

Lisa Roanne Chiamaka Calloway

Lisa Roanne Chiamaka Calloway was born on July 2, 1960 to the late Clifton Edward Calloway and Tommie Lee Calloway in Seattle Washington. She attended Seward Elementary School, Eckstien Middle School, and graduated from Lincoln High School.

Calloway was a loving and caring grandmother of 10 grandsons. Her joy in life was spending time with her grandkids and spoiling them on their birthdays and holidays. She loved to laugh and to have a good time. She also loved taking care of her dog T-Bone. He was never far from her side. Calloway loved her family and friends fiercely and would do almost anything for anyone if they needed it.

Calloway graduated high school early and attended Seattle Central Community College, while working as waitress. She also had a creative side, which she used to make her own hair grease, that helped many of her family and friends’ hair to grow. She loved fresh flowers and shopping. She also loved taking walks by the water. She had a passion for the mountains and she loved to travel.

Calloway was preceded in death by her parents, Clifton Calloway Sr, and Tommie Lee Calloway, brothers Leon Calloway Sr and Michael Calloway, and a sister, Erma Lee Bliss. Survivors include her two daughters, Jamila (Zen) Zheng, Shalwanda Robertson, and her only son, Terrell Jacob Calloway. Her ten grandsons: Jamil Stewart, Walter Stewart, Kendall Stewart, Clifton Stewart Jr, Nicholas Stewart, Jaylen McMillian, Brandon McMillian, Zidhane Zheng, Zen Zheng, and Uzochukwu Zheng. She leaves behind her beloved Fiancé, Maurice Moseley of 22 years. She also leaves behind three brothers, Clifton (Elaine) Calloway Jr, Gerald (Debbie) Calloway, and Terry (Kathy) Calloway Sr, and one sister, Gail (Paul) Lane, a nephew, Larry Winston and nieces, Kathleen Harris and Kathy S. Walker. She also leaves an aunt, Vallena (Alonzo) Winston, and host of many other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends will cherish her memories.

Calloway’s Homegoing Service will be held this Saturday, May 21 at 11am at Bethany Temple Church – 1122 26th Ave S. in Seattle. The Burial will be at Abbey View in Brier, directly following service.

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