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Zamira Kaye Hume

December 7, 1988 — September 21, 2021

The Celebration of Life/Time of Remembrance Service will be held at the Brandon’s Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Road, Fitchburg, MA on Saturday, October 9, 2021 starting at 10:00 am.

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ZaMira Kaye Hume, resident of Atlanta, Georgia transitioned unexpectedly at home on September 21, 2021 (she grew up in Leominster, Massachusetts), leaving behind her father, mother and sisters.  We celebrate the life and legacy of ZaMira Kaye Hume, born December 7th 1988, the daughter of Wallace Ray Hume & Gloria Tigs Hume.  She was a graduate of Leominster High School Class of 2007. On September 21, 2021 the world gained a remarkable, influential, beautiful angel who served a wonderful purpose in life and lived for and loved the Lord. In the fruits of her hard work, ZaMira graduated from Worcester State University in June 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minors in Chemistry and Business Administration. She had a strong passion for exploring and traveling and eventually moved to Atlanta, GA in 2012 to serve the community under AmeriCorps Vista (National Corporation for Volunteers in Service to America) and Community Service, Education, Non-Profit and Healthcare. Teacher/Tutor at the Charles R. Drew Charter School within the elementary and junior academies; Atlanta Public Schools teacher, tutor and support reading comprehension through the iReady program; Action Ministries coordinator for the Smart Lunch Smart Kids Program providing nutritious meals and enrichment activities and the Healthy Holiday Workshop for vulnerable Atlanta communities, as well as, housing programs that provide long-term stability for the homeless; AmeriCorps Vista volunteer in Fulton County communities to support efforts to end childhood hunger and raise awareness.  Service Corp at the Episcopal Service Corp mentoring on issues of social justice, community organizing and contributed to cultivation of urban gardens in the East Lake Atlanta community.  Sphere-headed various projects to develop initiatives for sustainable communities. She was able to excel in whatever she set in front of herself and had the strong ability to overcome, balance, and concentrate on prosperity and progress. Her desire of excellence and to prosper brought peace and growth to those who knew her. In her last days she worked as a Teacher, a woman who immensely loved children and instilling knowledge and wisdom with Sheltering Arms in Atlanta. ZaMira was also creatively talented and self-started her own black owned small business called TemptressZ’ where she designed and created fashionable jewelry– besides many other gifted talents she possessed.  She leaves behind: Father, Wallace Ray Hume; Mother, Gloria Tigs Hume; Sisters, ZaShanah Copeland (husband Curtis Copeland) and ZaNetta Purnell (husband Charles Purnell); nieces/nephews, Adonijah Copeland, Jazzaniah Copeland, J’zziah Copeland, Azuri Copeland, Izrael Copeland, and Zincere Purnell; Paternal Grandparents Earl and Emma Tigs (preceded in death) and John and Ada Marie Hain (preceded in death); Beloved Uncles, Aunt, Cousins, extended Family and dear Friends. You cannot forget such a precious “treasure”, so we know she will be highly missed but “never” forgotten.

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