Towanda was born April 7, 1982 to Ashley Thompson and James Colvin. She was a real bright baby and loved to wear her father boots. That's how she eventually caught the nick name boot. Towanda had a tough childhood, and she tried so hard to find herself. It was hard for her family to accept that she was homosexual, but after a few years they accepted it. She was loved and never would be forgotten by her brother Fransis,James, and her sisters Ebonee and Kandise. Towanda is joining her little sister Thomasina Norcone and Her Grandmother Lucile Smith in heaven.