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Kima E

Halimah S. El-Amin

February 28, 1981 - December 28, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Halimah S. El-Amin. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Halimah Shakirah El-Amin was born February 28, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois to Zakiyyah and Tariq El-Amin. The youngest of 5 children, she was affectionately known to her friends and family as “Lima.” Halimah attended Hyde Park Career Academy where she was a cheerleader and participated in drama club and choir. Earning an academic scholarship she went on to attend the HBCU, Florida Memorial College. There, she majored in business with a...  see more
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  • Cidney Hartley
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  • Bashirah Mack
    ❤️ My prayers for Halima and condolences to her beautiful children and all those she loved, cherished, and cared for. It's an honor to share in the memory of a beautiful woman who had an incredible sense of humor and who showed impeccable generosity....  more
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  • Jahnahn Webster
    I love you, Eomma❤️
    You are an amazing mom to me and Junie and an amazing second mama to all my friends as well.
    MJ, Aiyahna, Preston, and Ryan are keeping you in their prayers and will miss their second mom very much😘 I’m gonna miss you too but...  more
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    • Jahnahn Webster
      Kima E Nahni, I love these pics of you an your mom. Thanks for sharing.❤️❤️
      • January 2, 2022
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  • Michelle Jones
    When we all met the summer of 1999 at Florida Memorial, all of us so far from home....we referred to each other by our hometown, calling Lima "Chicago". Always had a smile on her face and an easy-going spirit. You are missed! FMC Compact for...  more
  • Michelle Jones
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  • Brigette Dortch
    Halimah such a sweet person. You will truly be missed. HP Cheerleader forever.
  • Chakina Brunson
  • Krissi  Sheree
    I remember the first day we meet we talked like we knew each other forever and that was a little over a year ago. Your spirit was pure and genuine I wanted a lifelong friendship with you. You uplifted me on days I didn’t know how I would make it...  more
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  • Aesha El-Amin
    I will always remember your beautiful smile 😃 and your spontaneous personality that was filled with happiness and love ❤️. You will be in my heart 💜 forever! Rest on Beautiful Queen !
  • Jameelah Madyun
    I cannot think of a single time seeing her without her big generous smile. She was such a loving mother. And you can tell what a good job she did by the beautiful, thoughtful, well behaved children she leaves behind. I cannot imagine their pain. She was...  more
  • Juanita Mahdi
    My deepest condolences to the El-Amin Family. Words can't express the deep pain I feel for you all. Halimah was a light of positive energy. I remember her vividly as a little girl. May Allah be pleased & grant our dear sister a high place in paradise. ❤😇🤲🏾🌺
  • Aesha El-Amin
  • Michelle Jones
  • Lane Knox
    Halimah was such a beautiful person inside and out. She always had a beautiful smile on her face and she brought me flowers just because. I will always miss her tremendously. Rest in Heaven beautiful lady. God wanted you home.
  • Halimah A. Muhammad
    You are my Sista on more then one level. Rest easy I’m keep fighting 💕🌸🎀
  • Jason Russell
    • Jason Russell
      Jason Russell Poet, philosopher, scholar, comedienne, mother, daughter, and my good good friend...Halimah we love you to the evermore and with everlastingsentiment
    • Jason Russell
      Jason Russell we thank God that we were blessed to have experienced a portion a measure of your essence. That essence...that eloquent essence is forever imprinted upon our hearts.
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