Ayana Makeda Joseph
  • 37 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 13, 1976
  • Date of passing: Aug 6, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    New York, United States
Let the memory of Makeda be with us forever.
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Ayana Joseph, 37, born on March 13, 1976 and passed away on August 6, 2013. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Saline Barbour on 8th August 2016

"A flower for my friend.  I pray she is resting peacefully."

This tribute was added by Odette Regis on 6th August 2016

"Years keeps adding, but nothing will take away the loving memories we all keep in our hearts of you. Forever...always."

This tribute was added by Rocinda Robertson on 6th August 2016

"Missing you always keda"

This tribute was added by naomi stowe on 6th August 2016

"I miss you like yesterday. Sorry you miss the wedding,you would of been proud. Rest in peace until we never part again.

Loving you Stacy,Alyssa,Dhanpaul,zilla,okhano,papi."

This tribute was added by Cecelia Paul on 6th August 2016

"My Little friend, you left us too soon. I can only say that you lived your life like a candle in the strong wind, that I never had the opportunity to sit with and enjoy. I know that your mom, my sister loves you very much, and you'll always be her baby, and hence my baby. I know that you accepted me as your far a way mom, when you sent me the green top, that I cherish and will always till we meet face to face. I remember you fondly from your mom's wedding, and in prayers today and forever, and ever, Aaaaaaaaaamen."

This tribute was added by Cecelia Paul on 6th August 2016

"I wanted to let you know that you are so loved by your mom and her family at Nellie's.I want to let know that you came on this Earth you were given an assignment by God and you a accomplished the task with flying colours.   When I look at you.  I can see you had style and grace. especially the shoes and clothes. We miss you. We love you. We long to see you again. We know we will meet again. You are a blessing
Much love . Patience McCabe at Nellie's"

This tribute was added by Arlene Ambrose on 6th August 2016

"Always remembered. Always loved. You were so much fun . My friends still remember when we played "who stole the cookie from the cookie jar" that time xox."

This tribute was added by Cecelia Paul on 5th August 2016

"you will be foreve rmissed"

This tribute was added by Cecelia Paul on 31st March 2016

"Forever in my heart my beautiful rose, love mummy you were the best."

This tribute was added by Michelle Joseph on 13th August 2015

"Missing you!"

This tribute was added by Janin butler on 7th August 2015

"In sweet memory of my dear cousin "keda" Resting in the arms of Jesus but resting in our hearts always. Forever missed."

This tribute was added by rodney stewart on 6th August 2015

"to my dear friend and also family .you gone but not forgotten you will always be in my heart ,i miss you .may you rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Odette Regis on 6th August 2015

"To my cousin...my inspiration & one of my angels. Two years to remember your gentle yet strong spirit. Forever in my heart....my angel dear."

This tribute was added by Einnoid Retnyw on 6th August 2015

"Rest in Heaven Beautiful Lady.  You are forever missed.


Dionnie Wynter - Florida"

This tribute was added by naomi stowe on 6th August 2015

"What do you say to a person who you lover so much. I have been privilege to have you in my life. Your God daughter Alyssa miss you so much. Mommy, daddy, khano, tavy miss you as much. Just want to leave a word of love on your anniversary. Rest in peace my dear dear sister."

This tribute was added by Cecelia Paul on 14th August 2014

"Your light has gone dim but it will never go out.  love you forever, mommy
You have left a mark upon the universe bless be the tie that binds our heart in love.  We will meet again."

This tribute was added by Cecelia Paul on 14th August 2014

"My beautiful Union Rose! you are so special to me.  I will cherished all the pleasant memories I have of you close to my heart.  It still pains but I know that god has a plan for me not to harm me but to give me a hope and a future through you.  I know for sure we will meet again on that bless day.  love you forever my million dollar girl, gone too soon. As  you always say Mommy one and only."

This tribute was added by Selma Bruce on 6th August 2014

"Today mark the 1st Anniversary of my dear friend. Gone but not forgotten. I know you are resting until the Lord comes. I will forever cherish the memories we have shared while you were with us.


Missing you."

This tribute was added by Saline Barbour on 13th March 2014

"Happy Birthday greetings to Keeda who has gone too soon but God knows best.  She is still missed.  

Selma Bruce, how are you doing?  I hope I have the right person."

This tribute was added by Selma Bruce on 16th December 2013

"4 Months has gone by and it's just like yesterday since you've left us. I missed you my friend."

This tribute was added by Joyce Brunson on 22nd August 2013

"We never met on this side of Heaven, looking forward to meeting you in our Lords many Mansions. Where we will Worship the Lord together, with voices lifted up in Praise and Glory to our Savior.. Till then watch over us.. You are Missed and still loved deeply.."

This tribute was added by Cletus Forde on 19th August 2013

"Well she is resting peacefully, no more pain, no more needles, no more hospital stay, no more doctor's fee, no dialysis. Oh how I will miss her."

This tribute was added by Roderick Jones on 18th August 2013

"Her infectious smile is forever etched in my mind. She was always so pleasant and joyful that every encounter with her was a truly wonderful experience. She was truly a beautiful rose. But roses were never meant to last too long. There is a sudden explosion of beauty which lasts but for a fleeting moment and is then gone. Heaven awaits your beauty Keda. Safe journey my friend."

This tribute was added by Dionnie Wynter on 15th August 2013

"My condolences to the Joseph family.  Keeda, I only spoke to you on the telephone.  What I remember most was your genuine concern for your father.

May your soul rest in peace.

Dionnie S. Wynter"

This tribute was added by Odette Regis on 13th August 2013

"For you my dear cousin "Keda"....Your strength, courage, will-power and love for life and family are some of the key "factors" that made you such a remarkable young lady. And I'm not saying this because you are my cousin...thank you for being you...for being present....for being humble and most important...for being God fearing. R.I.P "My shoe pal" Lots of Love...(u thought lol meant this)"

This tribute was added by Arlene Ambrose on 12th August 2013

"Keda I still can't believe you're gone. The thing I always remember is when we lived in the apartment in Toronto, I went outside to play with my friends and you came and taught them ring games..."who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?" lol. They were in looooove with you after that, then we bought candy! I'm so glad I got to spend these last moments with you. You were always positive."

This tribute was added by deseree cox on 12th August 2013

"my dearest "keda"  you were a gem  always smiling   and always giving helpful advice .I am in total shock I will always remember you   R.I.P.
My prayers are with your family.

deseree  cox and family"

This tribute was added by Dillon T. Jones on 12th August 2013

"Rest in peace my dear sister. May the Comforter visit your family apd bring peace, closure, hope and comfort to each. That's a promise from the lifegiver himself - Peace, closure and comfort for this life, and hope for the life to come. There is a great getting-up morning coming."

This tribute was added by Augustus Ambrose on 11th August 2013

"onward christian soldier.U visited your uncle about midnight last year in new your to bring an envelope to take to your grandma in union. U were tallawa u never had a dull moment.
rest in peace keeds."

This tribute was added by judy charles on 11th August 2013

"Makeda you will Forever live in my Heart. I Love You unconditionally, may you Soul Finally be set Free.You are and ANGEL and ANGELS belong in Heaven . Although we are Heart broken and shattered into pieces we are also Happy and relieve that the pain and suffering is finally over.You are in the arms of the Almighty Rest Peacefully my Sweet Sister xxx luv Givian, leseana and Judy.x"

This tribute was added by bernadette joseph on 10th August 2013

"This is from Aunt Dina & family, Union.
Keda we love you, we thank God for keeping you all the years through your pain and holding on to your faith so strong. You are special to us, I know God has that special place for you. You are gorn but we will NEVER forget you. You will be always in our thoughts. May your soul rest in peace with Jesus. You mean so much to us. Love u!"

This tribute was added by Bientoo Allec Allec on 10th August 2013

"RIP..WE FOLLOW ON..RIP..

Sherma & Family..Ashton Union...cashew Hill..."

This tribute was added by Sharise Wilson on 10th August 2013

""Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve." My deepest condolences to the family. May your soul rest in peace my dear Keda..."

This tribute was added by Jenita Hutchinson on 9th August 2013

"i will always cherished the good times we had toghter. Rest in Peace my dear friend. prayers and comfort to the family."

This tribute was added by Desmond Lewis on 9th August 2013

"keda, my class joy maker, never know how to take that smile of her face.still carry it with her even on to the last time i saw her in union.you will be missed by many my dear keda,and i know your soul is in ah better place.ill see u again."

This tribute was added by Veronica Renaud on 9th August 2013

"I last saw you at Roison's wedding and I will forever remember you as gracious and fun loving. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family"

This tribute was added by Shevon Scrubb on 9th August 2013

"to my dear friend Makeda i know you will truly be missed by your love ones, family and close friends. but now you are in a better place. May you rest in peace. I extend my sympathy to the bereaved family especially her Mom and Dad in every thing no matter what's the occasion God Will Take Care of you. My prayers go out to you all."

This tribute was added by Godwin James on 9th August 2013

"Makeda is remembered by me as a pleasant hardworking student. She was herself in every respect. She never put on a facade. I remember especially her love and respect for her grandparents "Mother" and "Papa" and how glowingly "Papa" spoke of her when he was alive. I wish her mother and extended family profound condolences. She will rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Susan Young on 9th August 2013

"Rest in peace makeda i know you are in a better place rite now pain less ....."

This tribute was added by Maria Mc Kie on 9th August 2013

"I am speechless.
I said all I had to say to Makeda  on my last Union Island Picnic 2011,(Toronto, Canada)and I cherish  that moment for the rest of my life."

This tribute was added by Natalie Mitchell on 9th August 2013

"Definitely gone too soon.... God takes his good people first and you were chosen.  You have been a shining light in so many lives and your memories will forever live on.  Rest in peace my dear Keda."

This tribute was added by Kinta Alexander on 8th August 2013

"Whether it was hanging out at her gate at 4/5 years old in valley, chit chatting girlie stuff on her steps as a teenager or just taking a trip  to check out her favorite comedians in philly  .....one thing stood out.... she loved  people. Her horizontal relationship with humanity was a reflection of her vertical relationship with God and this I will cherish....."

This tribute was added by Cletus Forde on 8th August 2013

"A friend and a classmate I will always remember. Someone who I will see smiling. RIP my dear, I am happy because I know you are with the Lord."

This tribute was added by bernadette joseph on 8th August 2013

"See you later Keda. Keep skipping until me meet. Love you!"

This tribute was added by bernadette joseph on 8th August 2013

"1Thessalonians 4 13 But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope.  14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus. 18 Therefore comfort one another with these words."

This tribute was added by Jason Quashie on 8th August 2013

"Memories of time can only bring the soul a moment of relief but when you had  the chance to grow and know a person over time gives you a better understanding and reassurance of their destiny. Rest well my friend....."

This tribute was added by Gillian Hutchinson on 8th August 2013

"To the family of Makeda Joseph

May the Heavenly Father comfort you in such a sad time of your lost knowing that one day you'll see her again. R.I.P Keda."

This tribute was added by Gillian Hutchinson on 8th August 2013

""My dearest Keda" I didn't know that the last time we spoke would have been our last. You were such a bubbly loving person who always put a smile on my face. No matter what  day you were having it never seems too much for u to say hello. I'll forever cherished your friend and the chats we had and your opening line to me.."what's up Gee." So sad that you are gone May your soul rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Desree Stapleton on 8th August 2013

"To makeda family,i am deeply heart break over the lost of yr daughter keda.I knew makeda ,while attending the u.i.s.s in union is.my deepest condolences to you guys ,an may u fine strength in jesus Christ.i don,t now what to say right now except she will be sadly miss.sincerely desree stapleton and family."

This tribute was added by Had Enough on 8th August 2013

"When someone you love dies, you never quite get over it. You just slowly learn how to go on without them. But always keeping them tucked safely in your heart. Sleep on my childhood friend.....sleep on"

This tribute was added by Rocinda Robertson on 8th August 2013

"I will miss you. You always say to me"tavy  your kids are going get big in no time don't worry about being a single mother. You keep on doing what you are doing. You was always a soldier and always very happy and cheerful at all times. I thank God for the precious times we shared. There was never a dull moment with you. I love you and will celebrate your homegoing service with a blast ."

This tribute was added by Jasmine Foster on 8th August 2013

"To my sister "keda", oh how I miss you. We've shared so many great times together, riding to school together, spending times over my house, cooking, sharing secrets, laughing, crying. I know you're in a better place.  I love you today and always. RIP my friend."

This tribute was added by Wilcina Sprott on 8th August 2013

"Gone too soon. I'm so happy I got to know her. Always pleasant you would never know she's in pain. Wow...life is so fragile. Here today gone tomorrow. So sad by this news, but I know she;s in a better place. I hope her life can be an example to all of us. R.I.P. Keda."

This tribute was added by Monique Garraway on 8th August 2013

"God choose to call another angel home.  You are in a better place now.  No more pains,  no more sickness. Rest In perfect Peace."

This tribute was added by Saline Barbour on 8th August 2013

"Meeting Makeda at SVTEC in '94 and working with her at Carlton Construction are memories I will cherish forever.  She was ALWAYS filled with brightness and always able to calm me down.  I am saddened by her passing.  To her family: Be not dismayed, God knows best.  RIP AMCJ"

This tribute was added by Patel Matthews on 8th August 2013

"The passing of this young woman came as a total shock to me. I knew her during my five year stint as a teacher at the Union Island Secondary School. A person who I thought of at the time will be an agent for change, not only on tiny Union Island but the wider world. She is up to today among the most brilliant I ever taught. She will be truly missed. Sleep peacefully Keda."

This tribute was added by Edgar Harvey-Lewis on 8th August 2013

"Makeda was just simply a Gem"

This tribute was added by Sherlan Clark on 8th August 2013

"Keda my love ....:( from the time I have known you , you have bloom into a beautiful woman. .In spite of the pain u have  endure you live it through, its so much we can bared god will never leave us alone ..This is the end of your journey honey on earth , but your journey will continue in a better place where you will be happy....Rest baby, Rest.. I love keda , u will be dearly miss. ."

This tribute was added by Faus Tina on 8th August 2013

"My dear i will miss our yearly outing with kinta. I wish we had taken the time to do it lately. You will definitely be missed."

This tribute was added by Eueth Campbell on 8th August 2013

"God choose to call another angel home.  You are in a better place now.  No more pains,  no more sicknes. There will be peace in the valley for you. Sleep on my dear sister and friend. I'm happy for the wonderful times we had. You always bring laughter to a sad moment.  Now they are all memories. You will always be remembered.
#innerpeace"

This tribute was added by Timitra Alexander on 7th August 2013

"My favorite thing about Keda was that it was never a dull moment with her. Her sunny disposition was always something to look forward to. I will miss her so much but one day we will meet again. That is a promise."

This tribute was added by Jermaine Brome on 7th August 2013

"Makeda the privilege was mine to know you. A caring, intelligent young woman, you persevered and got what you wanted. The years have passed but you were always remembered. So sad that you have gone but Rest in Peace until that day. God give comfort to the family."

This tribute was added by Evelyn Stewart on 7th August 2013

"Prayers and sympathy to the family of Makeda. Let not your heart be troubled, be comforted; just trust God and know that He is still in control. May God continue to guide us all in this time of sorrow.

Phyllis Stewart-John & family
Badeau"

This tribute was added by Selma Bruce on 7th August 2013

"To my dearest friend ''keda''. You did not say goodbye. I will forever cheerished your friendship,your funny jokes,and definitely our last conversation. We may say goodbye here but good morning on resurrection morning."


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