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Monifa Polite-Schill

May 10, 1969 June 5, 2022
Monifa Polite-Schill
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Obituary for Monifa Polite-Schill

Monifa Schill, 53, died June 5, 2022.

"I shall pass through this world once, if therefore any kindness I can show or any good I can do, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again." – Stephen Grellet
On Sunday June 5, 2022, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called to rest Monifa-Polite Schill at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York.
Monifa was born to Dwight Polite and Lillian Polite Johnson on May 10,1969 in Queens, New York. Later her mother married Richard Johnson and Monifa became the oldest of three children.
Monifa received her education in New Jersey schools and graduated from Science High School, Newark, New Jersey. She spent two years at the University of Connecticut before starting her career at Fed-EX in New Jersey. Monifa advanced several levels of management while moving to TN. She managed staff of diverse number of employees up to 85 in her 20-year career.
Supervisor Mid-South Transplant Foundation 2009-2012
Biodlogics-Head of Distribution 2013-2014

Monifa married her loving husband Stephen A Schill “Sluggo” January 10, 2010. They remained married until his death in 2017, and resided in Millington, TN.
Monifa was a member of Sycamore View Church of Christ, Memphis, TN. where she worked tirelessly with the youth, guiding, and impacting them with her love and wisdom.
Monifa spent much of her time volunteering and caring for others. The charity organizations that benefited from her love and compassion are Mid-South Transplant Foundation, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Make a Wish Foundation, The American Association of Tissue Banks, Volunteer Mid-South Hands on Network, Susan G Komen Foundation, Arise To Read, Shelby Oaks Elementary School and The TN Achieves, just to name a few.
Left to cherish her memory are: mother Lillian Johnson (Husband Richard) of Broadalbin, NY; father Dwight Polite (Wife Barbara Jean) of Queens, NY; brother Kamal Polite, of Orlando FL; sister R. Yvette Riley of Broadalbin, NY; niece Jasmine Riley, of Tampa FL; nephew Giovanni Riley (Caitlin) great nephew Lincoln A. Riley Conroe TX; step-son Matthew Davis, TN; aunt Dolores Patterson (Roger) of Franklinton, NC; uncle Calvin Hastie, of Sumter, SC. and host of family and friends.

Serenity Funeral Home (901)379-0861

Burial in Sumter, South Carolina

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3:00 PM 6/11/2022 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 6/11/2022 5:00:00 PM
Sycamore View Church of Christ

1910 Sycamore View Rd.
Memphis, TN 38134

Sycamore View Church of Christ
1910 Sycamore View Rd. Memphis 38134 TN
United States

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Saturday

11

Jun

5:00 PM 6/11/2022 5:00:00 PM
Sycamore View Church of Christ

1910 Sycamore View Rd.
Memphis, TN 38134

Sycamore View Church of Christ
1910 Sycamore View Rd. Memphis 38134 TN
United States
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