Marquise A. Lanier

January 11, 1996 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 23)

Marquise Antwaun Lanier was born January 11, 1996 to Denise Lanier and Abner Bryant in Columbus, Ohio. Marquise departed this life on Wednesday May 8, 2019. Marquise attended Columbus City Schools and obtained his diploma from Whetstone High School.

Marquise worked at The Cheesecake Factory and Flipside Burgers, both in Easton Town Center. He was currently working as a car salesman. Marquise has always had a love for music. He started off singing and eventually evolved into a rapper and making videos.

Marquise was the baby of the family until the age of ten when his baby brother was born and he said he didn’t care, he was still the baby! In addition to music, Marquise loved to play basketball, video games and watch cartoons! Everywhere he went he was the life of the party. You always knew when he walked in because his smile would light up the whole room. He loved being with his family and friends.

Marquise is preceded in death by his father Abner Bryant, paternal grandparents Howard and Bertha Bryant and

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving mother Denise Lanier; grandmother Jacqueline (Kevin) Lanier; siblings Michael Lanier, Malique Lanier, Makai Lanier, Bill Hardy Jr., Seniqua (Daron) Peaks, Symone Hardy, Keith (Brenda) and Kenneth (Tamira) Lott, Carlisa Miles, Kevin Ardister, Wanda Lott, Pam (Sidney) Howell, Felicia Bryant, Tia Bryant, April Kirk (Bryant) Suber, Duwand (Tamra) Bryant, Rohonda Bryant, Kardina Wiley, Lawyer Westbrook IV; aunts, Stacy Lanier and Carmen Lanier. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special cousins Mya Lanier and Kenneth W. Wilson Jr.

Marquise will be deeply missed and forever loved by all who knew him.

Family will receive friends, Friday, May 17, 2019, 12pm visitation until time of service at 1pm at Hebrew Missionary Baptist Church, 1338 Gault Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205. Arrangements by WHITE’S FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 867 S. JAMES ROAD, COLS, OH  43227, BENJAMIN F. “BENNY” WHITE, JR, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, (614)947-1123,

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