Iyauna Jenkins


Iyauna Ann Jenkins 37, of Columbus, Ohio passed away on May 26, 2021. She was born to parents, Carol Jenkins (Fox) and Frank Jenkins on March 29, 1984 in Halvelock, North Carolina.

Iyauna graduated from Linden McKinley High School. She went on to study business at Miami Jacobs and received her degree. She was also on the Dean’s List.

Iyauna worked as a daycare worker for over 15 years. She was a member of Jireh-House under the teachings of Pastor Bob Martin. Her closest friends were Ebony Patterson, Sitoya Suber, Jackie Cross, and Demetrius Clark.

Iyauna is preceded in death by her grandparents.

Iyauna is survived by her mother, Carol Jenkins; father, Frank Jenkins; sisters, Frankie Jenkins, Terika Jenkins, and Victoria Jenkins; niece, Teandra Jenkins; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Iyauna will be truly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.

Public Visitation 10:00am, Private Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00pm Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.
Interment at Evergreen Burial Park


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Condolence Messages

  1. My prayers are with you Mrs Carol and Frankie and the whole family, India Bowers

  2. diana L. mcgowan

    You will be truly missed by your smile and positive energy.
    Love Aunt Donnie and Uncle Bam

  3. Courtney Stevenson

    Iyauna, you will be missed. My prayers are with the Jenkins family

  4. Sheri Shirley

    My condolences to the family. Iyauna was truly a light that shined around all of us. She will be missed dearly.

  5. Danielle Houston

    Prayers To The Family

  6. Paula G Bester

    Cousin, You was a positive joy and light in so many peoples lives. You will be truly missed so much. Aunt Carol you and your family are in our prayers.

    Love Paula & Chase…

  7. Neicey Bester

    My Beautiful Queen you had a heart of gold and a smile that would light up any room, you never complained about anything. Yonnie you will truly be missed.

    Love Neicey

  8. Courtney Alfred

    I enjoyed working with you at Brightside Academy you was a strong worker and you loved your job you will be truly missed

  9. Danielle Anderson

    My prayer.s goes out the she always had a good heart and she also was a good person she will be missed

  10. Jessica carter

    I am deeply sorry, and want to send condolences to the family. She was a sweet girl, we went to high school together and was in the marching band together. Sending all love, and again so sorry for your loss.

  11. Crystal R Robinson

    I can only recall meeting you twice. Each time, you displayed that beautiful smile. I remember singing and I looked out and your praise was overwhelming!
    To the family, thank you for sharing God’s Angel with us.
    Claim your reward,
    Crystal Robinson

  12. Cynthia walker

    My prayer’s are with u Carol and Frank and the family

  13. Deborah Snead

    We will always miss Iyauna. Her smile was infectious. We mourn her passing, but we celebrate her being home with our Lord. Rest in the arms of Jesus, little one.

  14. Brenda Dudley

    Our prayer’s go out to Carol, Frankie
    May the peace and love of God be with you all during the loss of your
    beloved Daughter, Sister, Family Member and Friend.

    Love Royal Kingdom Ministries Church

  15. To The Jenkins Family;
    May God continue to bless you during your time of breavement. Iyauna, was truly a blessing to watch grow into the women see became. Always giving if herself to others. Sending you my prayers.

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