Essence Leone Joslin-Mende was born July 21, 1986, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Dawanda Joslin and Lawrence Horne.
The family relocated to Seattle, Washington where Essence graduated from Rainier Beach High School in South Seattle.
Essence was employed by Compass Housing Alliance where her hard work earned her a case manager position. She dedicated herself to helping people.
When not working Essence could be found modeling boutique fashion or camping with family and friends.
Essence departed this life unexpectedly at 3:00am on Monday, September 13, 2021 in SeaTac, Washington.
Essence leaves to cherish her memories her parents: Dawanda and Lawrence. Children: Airiona, Soraya and Shirley. Siblings: Rita, Craig, Ebony, Lena and Larry. And a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
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