We invite you to join us in celebrating the life of Carmelita J. Cousar, affectionately known as Lita by her loved ones, who was born on March 30, 1964, in Salisbury, Maryland. A beloved figure in her community, Carmelita was known for her witty sense of humor, heartfelt empathy, and her unique ability to make anyone she met feel like family. Her laughter was infectious, her spirit was felt, and her love for life was truly inspiring. \n\nCarmelita was a loving homemaker, dedicating her life to nurturing her family and friends. She had a particular fondness for dogs, often treated as part of her extended family. Lita enjoyed simple pleasures such as playing cards, cooking, and reading, often hosting gatherings at her home in Cambridge, Maryland. Despite her various moves, including a memorable stint in Snow Hill, Md., Carmelita always remained close to her roots and her family, who she loved dearly.\n\nCarmelita was a high school graduate. Carmelita graduated from Cambridge Dorchester High as part of the class of 1982. \n\nPreceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Joan McMillan, Carmelita's legacy of love, laughter, and empathy lives on through those who knew and loved her. Those left to cherish her memories is her significant other of 32 years, Edward Hancock, her sisters, Clarice McMillan, RaVonya McMillan, Lakeiah Billie (Ronald), Tiffany Shannon, and Kanlisha Damon. Her 2 brothers Clarence McMillan (Desiree), and Terell McMillan as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends. \n\nWe invite you to join us in remembering Carmelita at a visitation to be held on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at 5:00pm EST at Henry Funeral Home, 510 Washington Street, Cambridge, Maryland, 21613. This will be followed by a celebration of her life at the same venue at 6:00pm EST. We encourage all who knew Carmelita to honor her memory by sharing their stories, photos, and memories of her on her memorial page. Your contributions will serve as a tribute to her remarkable life and the love she shared with us all.