Date Created: 12/15/2017
Last Updated: 12/18/2017

In loving memory of Ny-Jaia Glanton
11/8/1995 - 12/11/2017

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Visits: 4,093

Service will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Solid Rock Church (Lebanon, Ohio). Viewing will begin at 12:00pm with service to follow at 1:00pm. Interment will be held at Woodland Cemetery.

This memorial was created in honor of Ny-Jaia A Glanton of Dayton, Ohio. Ny-Jaia was born on November 8, 1995 and passed on December 11, 2017. Ny-Jaia was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.

Ny’Jaia Annjellieke, Glanton, our miracle baby was born November 8, 1995 to Eric DeWayne and Tanika Renee Woods Glanton in Dayton, Ohio. She grew up in Dayton, Ohio and attended Dayton Public Schools. Ny’Jaia received several scholarship awards, and was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated from the Ponitz Career Technology Center, Class of 2014 with Honors. She went on to further her education at Wright State University and Sinclair Community College and most recently Clark State, majoring in pre-med with emphasis on obstetrics and gynecology. Ny’Jaia was a 2014 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Debutante, Dayton Alumni Chapter and she was an avid fan of Lebron James and all things Cavaliers. Ny’Jaia had a very colorful personality that she shared with everyone she met. She was a member of Solid Rock church, born and raised in the word and accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior, and continued to express belief and faith in Jesus Christ. Ny’Jaia was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Mary K. (Jodi) and Bennie J. Glanton, maternal great-grandparents David A. and Ruth (Gandy) Bennett, and great-great grandparents Joseph and Maudie L. Gandy; and aunt, Deanna Scott, Uncle Karl Green, Willetta Hitchens “Grammy.” Ny’Jaia is survived by her mother Tanika R and her stepfather, Marvin T. Hyler, father Eric D. and stepmother Leonia M. Glanton, Grandmothers Barbara A. Sanders and Patricia J. Scott; long-time family friend and Pastor, Eldress Bertha Kelley; siblings A’Marri; December, Kennedy, Jeremiah, Nazareah, Tavon, and Taquala. aunts Nikki (Christopher) Wingfield; Cheryl (Charles) Diggs; Cheryl Woods, Brenda Woods, Yolanda Cox, Kenyetta Glanton Carmen Woods; Toni Hall; Shawntee Wortham; Tomika Glanton, LaTrese Glanton”Tweety Bird”; Tina Honaker; Pearl Cook “Cookie”; uncles Stefan Harrison Joseph Sanders; Timothy (Belinda) Woods; Juny; James; Jimmy; John; Leroy, Mike and special uncle Gerald (Tanya) Cooper; a host of cousins including Bryana; DeNaya; De’Onte; Malik; Kavon; Lyric, Stefan; Taylor; Dylan; Dasia; Michael; Quintana Glanton; and Hannah; Delonte; and JaMarcus as well as a host of extended family and friends too numerous to name. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Solid Rock Church, 903 Union Road, Lebanon, Ohio with Pastor Darlene Bishop officiating. Visitation 1 hour prior to services.

Professional arrangements entrusted to Young Lusain Funeral Home.




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By: Regina and Beverly Atkinson Thursday, May 24, 2018
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