Regina Lynn Stingley was born June 11th, 1970, to John E. Stingley Sr and Brenda A Pettigrew in Indianapolis, IN. Regina was baptized at an early age at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Indianapolis, IN. She had a profound relationship with God. She enjoyed going to church and sang in the choir. Regina, or GiGi as she was affectionally known to her girls, was a media consumer. She loved discussing politics, listening to music, and going to concerts. She was a cooking enthusiast and showed the people she loved most with her food. We will miss the chicken salad and caramel cake to name a few. She loved being around and hanging out with family and friends. She and her coworkers would go out on monthly outings known as the girl's crew. She was always there with a helping hand. Regina loved to crochet and enjoyed sewing. She enjoyed watching her local teams and cheered them on! She loved Payton Manning.
She attended Elementary School 67, Ben Davis Junior High School and graduated from Ben Davis High School. Regina had a passion for nursing and healthcare. She worked at IU Health as a Senior Appointment Navigator, where she was known as the ENT - Guru. Before discovering her love for healthcare, she was employed at Conseco, as an underwriter for 10 years.
On August 13, 2009, she gave birth to her one and only son, William Aaron Pickens, Regina loved him deeply. Regina and William enjoyed watching TV, going to the movies and going to his races on Saturdays, they often went out to eat after his races.
On Wednesday April 20,2022, Regina departed from this life at the age fifty-one. She is proceeded in death by her grandmothers Zenovia Pettigrew and Georgia Essie Bennett; five aunts and four uncles.
She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, John E Stingley Sr, (Calli) and Brenda A. Pettigrew; one son William Aaron Pickens; one brother John E Stingley Jr; step siblings Me'Lisa, Matthias and Gregory; two nieces Nakeya and Johnay; three great nieces and four great nephews and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.