February 20, 2001 - November 8, 2021
GATES, Ms. Jaylynn Emonni - Age 20, passed away Monday, November 8, 2021. Ms. Gates will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Thursday, November 18, 2021.Ms. Jaylynn Emonni Gates was born February 20, 2001, in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Lakeesha Gates. Jaylynn attend IAF from the 3rd thru the 11th grades and completed her senior year at Lakeside Charter School. In the spring of 2018, she enrolled at the University of Michigan-Flint where she studies mathematics. Jaylynn was a Tutor at U of M and the Sylvester Broome Center where she specialized in math. She also worked as a Delivery Driver for Door Dash, Instacart and in Hospitality Freelance Photography and most recently Pita-Way restaurant. Jaylynn was a funny and fun to be around and she was always willing to help out. Her smile was infectious, and her love was genuine. Jaylynn was a phenomenal daughter, sister and friend. She will be forever missed. Ms. Jaylynn Emonni Gates leaves to cherish her memory: mother, Lakeesha Gates of Flint; 2 sisters, Jazmyn Coleman of Madison, IL and Serenity Gates; brother, King Gates, both of Flint; 2 aunts, Sheena Gates of St. Louis, MO and Nicole Morris; uncle, Emmett Loyd Jr., both of Atlanta, GA; mentor, JeCorey Hawkins; special aunts, Shyronda Green of Flint and Jasmine Hawkins of Davison, MI; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends including special friend, Bar’Shay Brewton-Wilson Ms. Gates was preceded in death by her uncles, Wayne Stafford and Dominique Stafford. The family would like to express special thanks to Chris Tibbs, Jaylynn Barber, the Black Student Union of University of Michigan, Pastor Jeffrey Hawkins, Jasmine Hawkins, Cheryl Stinger, Shyronda Green and anyone who has expressed kindness, love and concern during our time of bereavement.
GATES, Ms. Jaylynn Emonni - Age 20, passed away Monday, November 8, 2021. Ms. Gates will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Thursday, November 18, 2021.Ms. Jaylynn Emonni... View Obituary & Service Information
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