In memory of
Toshanita Nakia Summers "Tosha" Gilton
Attorney Toshanita ("Tosha") Nakia Summers Gilton passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at the age of 44. She was the beloved wife of Terrall Gilton, Sr.; loving mother of Terrall, Jr. ("TJ"), Tyson and Kemannie Gilton; daughter of Clarance Summers (Eva), Paulette Depenis Summers, and the late Irene Williams (mother figure); daughter-in-law of Cheryl Williams; sister of Tiyoka Cratchen, Vivian Foster, and Stephon and Jeffrey Williams; and sister-in-law of Elmo and Ron Gilton. Toshanita was a graduate of St. Mary of the Angels, Xavier Prep High School, Xavier University, and Southern University Law School. She was small in stature, but mighty in heart; a fierce leader in the legal community, a devoted community servant, and a faithful member and Sunday School teacher at Shiloh Christian Fellowship. She leaves to cherish her memory a host of relatives and friends who loved her dearly. Services honoring Toshanita will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:00AM at Shiloh Christian Fellowship, 2441 N. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA. Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service. Interment will follow at Restlawn Park Cemetery & Mausoleum, 3540 US-90, Avondale, LA. Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Directors, 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA.
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