Brittany Janay Baker, “B”, was born on Friday, February 20, 1987 at 12:15AM to Carl Baker and Heather Coleman-Cox.
She was the first child from their union; and the 2nd oldest amongst her siblings. On November 29, 1987, Brittany was baptized at Sharon Seventh Day Adventist church by her uncle, Raymond Baker. Being taught the principles of Christ at an early age she was a dynamic Sabbath school student who loved singing praises to the Lord along with her sister Raven. She attended Sabin Elementary school where she flourished in academics and was allowed to test out of 2nd grade; she was loved by many students and teachers.
Brittany was a very happy child, she made friends everywhere she went. At the age of 3 she anxiously welcomed her sister, Raven, to the family; and at age 9 she welcomed her sister, Justice. She was a very loving and protective big sister. As a little girl, you would find her tagging behind her big sister, Autumne, whenever they were together.
In her tween years Brittany developed a deep love for music and basketball. You could always find her playing the piano or keyboards and/or outside shooting hoops at King Elementary school. She excelled at both. In June of 1998, Brittany moved to Austin, TX where she attended Burnett Middle School, and the following fall she moved to Herndon, VA and attended Rachel Carson Middle School where she continued to flourish in academics. Throughout her teen years Brittany received her education in VA and MD and spent summers in Portland. She graduated in June 2004 from Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas, VA (Named in the top 100 high schools in America). She had a natural knack for I.T., specifically computers, and was a resource for friends and family whenever theirs needed to be fixed.
After high school, Brittany returned to Portland and she was blessed with birthing twins, Mariah Kay and Zavion Malik Fisher. She was a great young mother. Brittany enrolled in college and pursued a degree in The Arts. She attended Art college in both Portland, OR and Washington D.C. Not only could Brittany create magnificent beats but she was also a gifted artist. Upon her final return to Portland, Brittany resumed her membership at Sharon Seventh Day Adventist Church. She loved the Lord indeed; "Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22.6. Brittany was also a wonderful cook. She spent plenty of Fridays at her GrandMa Bakers, learning how to prepare exquisite meals. Her love for cooking was evident in the delicious cuisine she would prepare. Her final career was with the United States Post Office where she was employed for four years as a mail handler.
Brittany is preceded in death by her son, Zavion Malik Fisher. She leaves to cherish her memory, her father, Carl Baker; mother, Heather Coleman-Cox (Orester); daughters, Mariah Kay Fisher and Trinity Baker; sisters, Autumne Coleman, Raven Baker, and Justice Williams; uncles, Floyd, Frederick, and Jeffrey Pittman, Raymond and Harold Baker, Ronald Coleman Jr., and Travis Bentz; aunts, Angela and Cassandra Pittman, and Diana Sargent; nieces, Willow, Lavender, Zaniya, and Ka'Lani; nephew, Zion; along with a host of cousins; special friend, Carita Johnson; and a plethora of friends.
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