Tunisia “Neek” Salimah Rasul, 31, of Ashburn, VA was granted her angel wings in the morning of Friday, July 5, 2019.
Tunisia was born November 2, 1987 in Portsmouth, VA. She attended Woodside High School in Newport News and Maury High School in Norfolk where she was a very well-rounded student, playing the clarinet in the band and was a member of the track team. She was an honor roll student throughout her school career. In 2004, she and her mom moved to Loudoun County, where she graduated from Loudoun County High School in 2005. Neek pursued an education in pharmaceutical technician/research, becoming both state and nationally certified. She worked as a Pharmaceutical Technician with Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Tunisia leaves to cherish her memory, her two sons, Rashad E. Rasul-Fisher and Naim U. Rasul-Johnson; her parents, Stephanie Rasul of Ashburn, and Pedro S. Ramirez, Jr. of Woodbridge, NJ; extended family members, YaTonya Abdullah of Ashburn and Felicia Ramirez of Hampton Roads.
Sister of Amber Ramirez, Pedro S. Ramirez, III and Tiana Minter, all of Hampton Roads, VA; grand-daughter of Salimah Rasul, niece of aunts Maxine Denise Rasul-Martin, Cruz Roman, Yesenia Lucca and one uncle, Darryl Rasul; cousin of Khalif, Hasson and Najiyah Rasul; also survived by a host of other family and friends.
The viewing will start at 10:00am Friday, July 12, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Sterling 21449 Potomac View Rd, Sterling, VA 20164. The Home-going/Celebration of Life ceremony immediately follows at 11:00 am.
Interment will be held in Tippett’s Hill Ceremony, Sterling, VA.
Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be sent to The Arc of Loudoun 601 Catoctin Circle NE, Leesburg, VA. 20176.