Born: July 24, 1987
Died: March 18, 2013
On July 24,1987 a beautiful baby girl was presented to parents Katie M. Crooks and Kevin Baker. Katie was so excited to call her father to tell him about the new gift she had for him. She was born on her grandfather Samuel Crooks birthday. That beautiful baby girl was named Katrina LaShaye Crooks to some she was T-Baby, Dangdang, Trina, Chubby or even the Barrette Queen because as a child she always had a million barrettes in her hair.
Katrina attended schools in both Aldine and Houston I.S.D were she received her diploma from Jack Yates High School.
Her proudest moment came March 21,2009. when she met the young man of her dreams Mr. Keyshawn Leroy Dewayne McCook whom she call her TT. Neva could she believe that being a mother could complete her.
Katrina preceded in death with her grandmother Mary E. Colquitt, and cousin Akayla G. Botley.
She leaves behind to cherish and rejoice her memories son Keyshawn, mother Katie(Zeke), father Kevin(Latasha), Grandparents Samuel(Gloria) Crooks and Robert (Elaine) Baker. Aunts: Angela, Linda, Kathy, Tammy, Orlanda, Sharita. Uncles: Robert and Samuel Brothers: Joshua, Keeshawn ,Kendele, sisters: Maria and Alayh, Cousins: Felicia, LaKendra, Amesha and Anayla. A very special person Kevin and a host of relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Rodney F. Byrd Funeral Directors.