Ms. TaShara LaKeisha Banister, 22, of Pine Bluff passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012. She was born in Pine Bluff to Vincent Banister and Shelia R. (Merritt) Banister both of Pine Bluff.

Ms. TaShara LaKeisha Banister, 22, of Pine Bluff passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012. She was born in Pine Bluff to Vincent Banister and Shelia R. (Merritt) Banister both of Pine Bluff.

Survivors include brother, Jamario Banister; sisters, Alona Banister, Tekela Johnson, Kaishadd Brown; grandfathers, Leonard Merritt, Cal Washington, Sr.; grandmothers, Bertha Merritt, Maple Washington; great-grandmother, Florida Carter all of Pine Bluff. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012 at First Baptist Church by Rev. S.E. Shaw. Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The body will lie in state at the church from 12:15 p.m. until time of service.

The family will be at 6100 Glenwood Drive, Pine Bluff.

Online Register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.