Ms. Jacquelyn Foya Allison

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Jacquelyn Foya Allison, known to many as Foya, was born on December 15, 1969, to Ronald and Phyllis Allison of Columbus, Ohio. Foya graduated from Marion Franklin High School in1989. At Marion-Franklin Foya was a member of the Girl’s Basketball and Track Team. She was also a member of the First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church under the Leadership of the late Pastor Sutton Richards Jr.

Foya married Derrick A. Porter on August 24, 1996, with whom she shared 5 children. Foya was a loving and devoted mother. Foya enjoyed spending quality time with her family and friends. She loved being the life of the party and shared her lively energy with anyone that was blessed to meet her. On Friday, August 4, 2023, Foya was called home to be with her Heavenly Father.

Foya is preceded in death by her grandparents Charles and Dorothy Williams, Mary Allison; brother, Thomas Williams; Aunt, Mildred B. Williams; uncles Robert Williams, Charles Williams Jr., Vance Allison.

She is survived by her Parents: Ronald and Phyllis Allison, children Kierra Allison, Zarria Porter, Ke’Ron Porter, Zaire Porter, and Khaliq Porter, step children Derrick A. Porter Jr, Alicia Porter, Jasmine Porter, and Eric Porter, brother Kevin (Wanda) Williams, sister Erica Allison, and her Glambabies: Kyleigh Peoples, Madison Peoples, Kingsley Peoples, Carson Porter, Zhuri Porter, Krisley Porter, nieces and nephews in order of birth: Akya Williams, Seon Williams, Thomas Williams II, Sydney Williams, Simone Williams, Kenda Williams, Adairius Allison, Khalil Demons, Antwone Williams Jr., Alijawone Williams, Mekhi Demons, Shai’Kale Ruth, Skylar Ruth, and a host aunties and uncle of family and friends.

We all love you and we will all keep your beautiful memories alive! You have done a phenomenal job in this world, and you touched so many. We love you, Foya! Keep flying high Butterfly.

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Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Saturday, August 19, 2023 at First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 470 E. Welch Ave.. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. LIVINGSTON AVE. To read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Allison Family, visit

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  1. Foya can’t believe that you are gone. This has shock us all. The pain is hard but as a family we will be alright. Your children and grandchildren are all going to be okay. Praying for the family. I love you always

    • My condolence to the Allison Family.
      Sorry to hear of the loss of Foya. I will keep the Family in my Prayer ‘s. . May God continue to watch over you. God Bless..

      Grayce & Family

  2. Foya… I’m going to keep it short and simple because what’s understood doesn’t need to be explained. I just want to say thank you for ALWAYS being you and always accepting me. You for who you were and me for who I am.

    Miss you already. Praying for your family and loved ones. And trust and believe I will continue doing it for The Box in your memory. ✊✊

  3. Denise A. Tate and Family

    My sincere heartfelt, to the family and love ones..Wishing you comfort, strength and peace ,during this time.Blessed are those who mourn.. for they shall be comforted.

  4. Kimberly Davis Walker

    Prayers and Blessings for the family

  5. FoFo, Foya , Cousin words cannot express this disbelief in your passing. I can still see your smile and hear that laugh. You are truly missed. Rest on Ms Amazon Beauty!

  6. Bernice and Richard Lane

    Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to the family. Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted. Rest in peace in God’s loving arms. Amen

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