November 2 1987 July 5 2019
Tunisia “Neek” Salimah Rasul, 31, of Ashburn, VA was granted her angel wings in the morning of Friday, July 5, 2019. Tunisia was born November 2, 1987 in Portsmouth, VA. She attended Woodside High School in Newport News and Maury High School in Norfolk where she was a very well-rounded student, playing the clarinet in the band and was a member of the track team. She was an honor roll student throughout her school career. In 2004, she and her mom moved to Loudoun County, where she graduated from Loudoun County High School in 2005. Neek pursued an education in pharmaceutical technician/research, becoming both state and nationally certified. She worked as a Pharmaceutical Technician with Inova Fairfax Hospital. Tunisia was a loving, affectionate and caring person. She had a huge host of friends, thoroughly enjoyed traveling, loved to laugh and was extremely loyal and forgiving. She saw the good and potential in any and every one she met. Neek had a huge heart of gold and could be depended on by her family and friends when needed. She was fiercely protective to her two sons and loved spending time with her family. She was a devoted and supportive daughter, mother, sister and friend. Neek was fun-loving, full of life, a lover of music, had an impeccable sense of fashion and loved, loved, loved taking selfies. We loved all of these qualities about Neek. Her memory and life will forever be cherished and embedded in our hearts. Tunisia leaves to cherish her memory, her parents, Stephanie Rasul of Ashburn, and Pedro S. Ramirez, Jr. of Woodbridge, NJ; extended family members, YaTonya Abdullah of Ashburn and Felicia Ramirez of Hampton Roads. She was a devoted mother to two sons, Rashad E. Rasul-Fisher and Naim U. Rasul-Johnson; sister of Amber Ramirez, Pedro S. Ramirez, III and Tiana Minter, all of Hampton Roads, VA; grand-daughter of Salimah Rasul, from whom Tunisia gets her middle name; niece of aunts Maxine Denise Rasul-Martin, Cruz Roman, Yesenia Lucca and one uncle, Darryl Rasul; cousin of Khalif, Hasson and Najiyah Rasul; god-daughter of Marsha Moore and god-sister of Jacquelyn Ross and Keith Waterman, Jr.; also survived by a host of other family and friends. The viewing will start at 10:00am Friday, July 12, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Sterling 21449 Potomac View Rd, Sterling, VA 20164. The Home-going/Celebration of Life ceremony immediately follows at 11am. Interment will be held in Tippett’s Hill Ceremony, Sterling, VA. Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be sent to The Arc of Loudoun 601 Catoctin Circle NE, Leesburg, VA. 20176. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.loudounfuneralchapel.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Tunisia Salimah Rasul please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Tunisia Salimah Rasul November 2 1987 July 5 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Leesburg, state: Virginia