August 8, 1980 - June 17, 2019
Mrs. La-Ronda Jennice Mathews-Harris, 38, of Peoria, Illinois transitioned from this life to her heavenly home at 11:29 am on Monday, June 17, 2019 at her home. La-Ronda was born on August 8, 1980 to Jennifer Viel and La’Ron Mathews. She was a 1998 graduate of Richwoods High School. She earned her Associates Degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University. She was currently employed at Caterpillar, Inc., as a Heavy Equipment Theft Awareness Program Manager. La-Ronda married Darrin Lee Harris on October 11, 2008. La-Ronda’s had a distinctive laugh and she loved telling and hearing jokes. She was an avid reader and loved cooking, watching funny movies, TV shows and shopping. She was a fashionista with a stylish dress and shoe game. Although she was blessed with a wonderful husband, great career and designer clothes; her first love and world revolved around her beautiful children, who were her everything. La-Ronda leaves to cherish her most precious memory her husband and love of her life, Darrin Lee Harris of Peoria; her 4 children, Jada Ferguson, Jordyne Mathews, Justice Mathews and Jonas Mathews all of Peoria; her parents, Jennifer Viel of Peoria and La’Ron Mathews of Peoria; her brothers, Theron “Torrja” Seiber, II, Lamont “Monty” Butler and Randy “Coby” Parker all of Peoria; grandmother, KT Harris and grandfather, Charles Beasley both of Peoria; aunts, Stephanie Faint, Chauncey Beasley and Chanda Beasley all of Peoria; uncles, Joseph Viel of Lawrence, IL and Jeffrey Viel of St. Paul, MN; beloved first cousin, Shaunterious Viel; close friends, Shakina, Cindy, Gabrielle, Nikole and Marita; and a host of nieces, nephews, other cousins, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her great-grandmother, Blanche Turner. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church with a visitation one-hour prior beginning at 10 am. Assistant Pastor Jeffrey Foreman will officiate. La-Ronda will be laid to rest at Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at simonmortuary.com.
Mrs. La-Ronda Jennice Mathews-Harris, 38, of Peoria, Illinois transitioned from this life to her heavenly home at 11:29 am on Monday, June 17, 2019 at her home. La-Ronda was born on August 8, 1980 to Jennifer Viel and La’Ron Mathews.... View Obituary & Service Information
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