Kyliyah Janaè Walker was born January 4, 2000, in Fayetteville, North Carolina to Quinyan Walker & Carl Simpson. Kyliyah gained her angel wings on, Monday May 22, 2023, She was 23 years old.
Kyliyah had two sons that she loved very dearly, Akio Jeremiah and Chayton Josiah Wills. She enjoyed spending time with the boys and taking them to the trampoline park.
Kyliyah received her education in the Fairfax County, Virginia school system from Kindergarten to 10th grade, and graduated from Spring Valley High School in Columbia, SC. Some of her accomplishments included delivering speeches, technical assistant lead, and being a tutor to many.
She accepted Christ in her life at the age of 13, at Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, MD. At Ebenezer, she was a member of the “Homeless” and “Go Get our Daughters ministries; and volunteered for other acts of kindness.
Kyliyah was a seamstress, she loved to crochet, draw, and paint canvasses. She also had a love for music, she loved to sing and played many different instruments. She enjoyed playing sports and participating on the drill team. Kyli enjoyed spending time with friends going go-karting, to the movies, and to the beach.
Kyliyah leaves to cherish her memory; her two sons Akio and Chayton Wills of Columbia, SC, her mother Quinyan Skinner (Kenrick) of Columbia, SC; her father Carl Simpson (Sherita) of Charlotte, NC; her maternal grandparents William and Tonia Burrell of Upper Marlboro, MD; Her paternal grandparent Jeanette Simpson of Columbia, SC; her siblings, Aniyah Skinner of Columbia, SC and Carl Simpson lV of Charlotte, NC; Aunts & Uncle Quinyette Harris of Fayetteville, NC, Ashley Wilson (Dennis) of Charlotte, NC, Lisa Simpson of Columbia, SC, Tanya Benjamin of Columbia, SC, and Marquis Henderson of Fresno, CA; cousins Roderick Harris, Jr. of Columbia, SC, Madreas Skinner of Fayetteville, NC, and a host of relatives and friends.
Kyliyah is preceded in death by her great grandmothers, Ollie Hornbeak and Polly Robinson; great grandfather, Alfred Henderson, and her uncle Jason Simpson.