Tierra Lynn Sanders born April 14, 1996 to Alex Christopher West and Patricia Lynn Sanders in Des Moines, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Des Moines, where she attended Scavo High School. Following her primary education, Tierra accepted a sales associate position with Wal-Mart.
Tierra also was self educated in a variety of interests, and she was a quick study. (Nothing was too difficult for her to do.) She was the life of the party and loved dancing, rapping, playing with her nieces, (she was eagerly awaiting the birth of her first nephew). Being her brothers barber. and spending time with her family. She also loved cooking and ‘thinking’ she was a master chef. Down to earth and a little “goofy” Tierra was her mother’s shadow.
Tierra passed out of time and into eternity on August 15, 2018.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Mable L. Sanders, Lena Thomas and her uncle, Kenneth Hayes.
Left to cherish her memory are her parents, Patricia Sanders and Alex West; birth parents, Kory D. Thomas and Shantel Hickman; siblings, Shylynn Hudson, Deon (Cali) Hayes, Verlayia Hudson, Verjayia (Eric) Hudson, Amira Hudson; Nieces, Shamira, Shyonna Galvan, Eralyn and Araeya Hayes, Haven and Hailynn Duolo.