Aja-Tito Elwood Lee John

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Aja-Tito Elwood Lee John

Shiprock - Our son, nephew, brother, and grandson Aja-Tito Elwood Lee John of Shiprock, NM passed away on October 05, 2021. Aja-Tito was born on October 28, 2001 in Shiprock, NM. Tito is survived by his father, Grant John; his younger sisters Elicia John and Kimora Hungary; his younger brother Vicente John; his paternal grandparents, Johnnie Jr. and Vauneka (Benallie) John; maternal grandmother Nellie Sloan; paternal great-grandparents Jane (Deschillie) and David Jones, Mary (Deschillie) and Albert Johnson, Jerome and Jeanette (Barton) Deschillie, and Manuel Benallie Sr; paternal aunts, Gwendolyn John-Dayish (Christopher Dayish), Victoria John (Victor Moreno), Aarika John, and Akina John; maternal aunts, Garieanna Martin, Jackie Russell, Karrie Sells, and Jackie Sloan; maternal uncles, Wendell Norton, Gilbur Sells, Alonze Sloan, and David Sloan; paternal cousin sisters and brothers Aariyanna Bileen, Alyssa Bileen, Devona Allen, Aarielle Dayish, Aimyah Dayish, Faustino Moreno, Marcos Moreno, Tierra Moreno, and Griselda Moreno; his best friends Ethan Begay and Malicaiah Joe and his mother Karen Bowman; and many more grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother, Aquanetta Tom; maternal grandfather Harry Tom Jr; paternal great-grandparents, Jane (Wauneka) Benallie, Johnny Sr. and Bessie (Deschillie) John; maternal great-grandparents, Sarah and Elwood Slowman; paternal great-great-grandparents Mamie (Bedoni) and Chee Ford Deschillie and Lillie Mae (Benallie) Garfield and Lee Zah John.

Tito graduated from New Mexico Youth Challenge in 2018, was a Las Vegas Raiders fan, and enjoyed playing video games, drawing, exploring, food, and listening to music. Tito had a kind soul and was a loving and caring big brother to Elicia, Kimora, and Vicente. He will be greatly missed by his father, sisters, brothers, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends, and family.

Pallbearers will be Ethan Begay, Malicaiah Joe, Grant John, Aralias Morgan, Wendell Norton, and David Sloan.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jason Benally, Sheldon Benally, Aarika John, Akina John, Johnnie John Jr., Justin John, Jared King, Justin King, Garieanna Martin, Faustino Moreno, and Marcos Moreno.

Funeral services will be held at Victory Life Fellowship in Rattlesnake, NM on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Kirtland-Fruitland Cemetery in Kirtland, NM. Reception will follow at Chula Vista Park in Farmington, NM.

Posted online on October 11, 2021

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Aja-Tito Elwood Lee John

Aja-Tito Elwood Lee John

Shiprock - Our son, nephew, brother, and grandson Aja-Tito Elwood Lee John of Shiprock, NM passed away on October 05, 2021. Aja-Tito was born on October 28, 2001 in Shiprock, NM. Tito is survived by his father, Grant John; his younger sisters Elicia John and Kimora Hungary; his younger brother Vicente John; his paternal grandparents, Johnnie Jr. and Vauneka (Benallie) John; maternal grandmother Nellie Sloan; paternal great-grandparents Jane (Deschillie) and David Jones, Mary (Deschillie) and Albert Johnson, Jerome and Jeanette (Barton) Deschillie, and Manuel Benallie Sr; paternal aunts, Gwendolyn John-Dayish (Christopher Dayish), Victoria John (Victor Moreno), Aarika John, and Akina John; maternal aunts, Garieanna Martin, Jackie Russell, Karrie Sells, and Jackie Sloan; maternal uncles, Wendell Norton, Gilbur Sells, Alonze Sloan, and David Sloan; paternal cousin sisters and brothers Aariyanna Bileen, Alyssa Bileen, Devona Allen, Aarielle Dayish, Aimyah Dayish, Faustino Moreno, Marcos Moreno, Tierra Moreno, and Griselda Moreno; his best friends Ethan Begay and Malicaiah Joe and his mother Karen Bowman; and many more grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother, Aquanetta Tom; maternal grandfather Harry Tom Jr; paternal great-grandparents, Jane (Wauneka) Benallie, Johnny Sr. and Bessie (Deschillie) John; maternal great-grandparents, Sarah and Elwood Slowman; paternal great-great-grandparents Mamie (Bedoni) and Chee Ford Deschillie and Lillie Mae (Benallie) Garfield and Lee Zah John.

Tito graduated from New Mexico Youth Challenge in 2018, was a Las Vegas Raiders fan, and enjoyed playing video games, drawing, exploring, food, and listening to music. Tito had a kind soul and was a loving and caring big brother to Elicia, Kimora, and Vicente. He will be greatly missed by his father, sisters, brothers, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends, and family.

Pallbearers will be Ethan Begay, Malicaiah Joe, Grant John, Aralias Morgan, Wendell Norton, and David Sloan.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jason Benally, Sheldon Benally, Aarika John, Akina John, Johnnie John Jr., Justin John, Jared King, Justin King, Garieanna Martin, Faustino Moreno, and Marcos Moreno.

Funeral services will be held at Victory Life Fellowship in Rattlesnake, NM on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Kirtland-Fruitland Cemetery in Kirtland, NM. Reception will follow at Chula Vista Park in Farmington, NM.

Posted online on October 11, 2021