Sakara was born into the Moorish Science Temple of America and was nationalized at a very young age, accepting Allah as her God and Mohammod as her Prophet.
Sakara grew up in Wilkinsburg where she attended Wilkinsburg High School District for all of her school years. She obtained her G.E.D. and initially chose the medical field as her career path. In the mid 90’s, Sakara moved her and her 3 children to Rankin. She worked at Alma Illery, Rankin Medical Center and Mon Yough Community Services up until she found her position at the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh as a housing coordinator. She was admired for her dedication to helping people in need of housing for 20 years. Sakara would always receive cards in the mail from clients that she was successful with seeking housing for. She met her love of 17 years Lamont Baldwin whom she adored. You did not see one without the other. She was known for her sense of humor and her strong will. Everybody knew Sakara didn’t take no messs and had no problem telling anyone how she felt.
After a long time battling Chrons disease for several years she decided to have a routine surgery that she was hoping was going to bring her some comfort, but instead she departed her life on April 4, 2018 the next day in recovery.
Sakara will leave behind her Loving Mother Gloria H. Bey, who stuck with her from beginning to until the very end, her oldest child Marcus Bey, her one and only daughter Lashai Bey, her Brother Udraka H. Bey. She will also leave behind 4 grandchildren Tysean Bey 15, Christian Stevens 13, Marcus Bey Jr. 11 and Jemiya 5 who with she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by her baby boy Jemel H. Bey, her Brother Barata and her Father Richard H. Bey.
Sakara was one of a kind and will truly be missed by her friends, family and work family.