Shawanna Lynn Prout departed this life on Thursday, October 8, 2020, surrounded by her family, following a courageous seven-year battle with cancer. She was 41 years old. She was affectionately known by everyone as “Munch”, and was a native of Boothville, LA. Following Hurricane Katrina, she relocated to Dallas, Texas. Shawanna was born on November 8, 1978, to the late Beatrice Viola Prout. In March 2009, she was united in holy matrimony to Michael Wilson, Sr., and to that union, two beautiful and perfect children were born – Mihyana Mikel and Michael Wilson, Jr.
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from LeTourneau University and was employed by Gateway Charter Academy as a School Counselor.
Shawanna is survived by her two children and their father; her siblings, Kawanna (Terry) Prout Rogers, Blionel Prout, and Lawanna Prout. She is also survived by a host of devoted aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Shawanna was preceded in death by her mother, Beatrice Viola Prout, her grandparents Bernel and Bernice Prout, and her uncles Blionel and Preston Prout.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home located at 9611 LA - 23 Belle Chasse, LA 70037 at 11 a.m. The visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Pastor Daryl Prout officiating and interment will be private.
Due to COVID – 19, everyone in attendance MUST wear a face mask or other proper facial covering, and practice social distancing.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 LA – 23 BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037 (504) 208 – 2119.
In lieu of flowers, the deceased has requested that you make a monetary donation to her children’s college fund. Donations may be made to her daughter, Mihyana Wilson, via CashApp at $MihyanaWilson. Donations may be made to her son, Michael Wilson, Jr., via CashApp at $CashGodMike. Cash gifts are also accepted.
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