Nikki was gentle, kind, sensitive, smart, and caring. Not only was she a deep thinker, but also a patient listener. This resulted in offering encouragement and help to many, as a faithful and loyal friend. The warmth of her smile and laugh reflected the depth and beauty that was inside of her. She is missed for her beautiful smile, kind eyes, warm heart, and thoughtful words.
Nikki was seventeen-years-old and a senior at Irondale High School. One of the many activities she was involved in was being the secretary for the school’s National Honor Society. Nikki was pursuing attendance at North Central University where she wanted to become a social worker to help meet the needs of others.
She loved working at ACR Homes caring for special needs women. Impacting her world with God’s love was the most important thing to Nikki. She also enjoyed singing in the choir at school as well as a smaller singing group. In her free time, Nikki was active in community service, her church youth group, and was also an active supporter of local Christian music. At home, you would find Nikki deeply engaged in a book, or listening to music. Nikki appreciated how words communicated thoughts and emotions. She would often be found reflecting the power of words from her favorite poems, songs, and scripture. Her journal was full of her favorites.
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