Da'Quaylin Antwon Lee Howard was born April 20, 2010 in Midland, TX and was granted his angel wings on October 7, 2016. Da'Quaylin's life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by him understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. As shy as he was, his well-known silly face and "growl" could melt the hearts of those around him. Qua Qua loved to play football and he enjoyed Paw Patrol and Minons. Da'Quaylin attended Dr. Lee Buice Elementary and Aladdin's Castle Learning Center with loved friends and staff. Although he rarely spoke a word, his happiness was always made known. Da'Quaylin was preceded in death by his great great-grandmother Adrienne White and great grandparents Betty "Jo' Smith and Otis Lee Smith Sr. Daquaylin is survived by his parents, Janiqua Leshawn Miller and Christopher Howard, Grandparents, Tammy & Otis Smith of Midland, Texas, Dwaine & Jacquetta Sloan of Arlington, Texas, Cynthia Banks& Brewster Thomas of Odessa, Texas; three aunts, Jazz Miller (Rieka) of Midland, Texas, Serena Howard, and Giovandra Howard of Arlington, Texas; three uncles: LaJeffrey (Brooke) Miller, Geremy Miller and Joshua (Amanda) Miller; three siblings: Za'mari Swann, Zhy'rian Swann, and Christalaya Kelly of Midland, Texas, cousins, Tyree, Jordan, R'leighya and Maddox of Midland, Texas and an abundance of family and friends who loved him dearly. Services will be Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at White's Chapel, 1106 Cherry Lane, Midland, TX with Pastor Herb officiating. Interment will follow at American Heritage, 4100 N, FM 1799, Midland, TX.
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