Ayana Yesica Malone-Rodriguez, age 23, of Fall River passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 23, 2017. Ayana was born on November 1st, 1994 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Ayana graduated from Durfee High School and was an employee at a medical supply company. Ayana absolutely loved listening to music and often spent her free times going out dancing and singing karaoke with her friends, however, spending time with her family was one of Ayana’s greatest joys. She loved spending time with her mother Ramona and enjoyed the meals that she prepared for her. Ayana also deeply loved her father and enjoyed spending her time with him and Janeen and her extended family on Anthony street. She was an excellent mentor to the younger children in her family, always eager to make time for her little brother and sister, nieces and nephews.
Ayana had a big heart, she was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. Those who honor her life and memory include her mother Ramona Rodriguez, her beloved father, Marvin Malone, her step mother, Myra Janeen Rocha, her sisters, Tiffany Rodriguez & Juliana Malone, her brothers, Franco Santos, Markee Malone, Jovan Morgan, & Shane Stalling, Joseph Rocha, Joshua Rocha, her maternal grandmother, Miguelina Lorenzo Rodriguez, her aunts Linda Malone Cooper, & Erica Pen, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Funeral service to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 5 PM at South Coast Funeral Home, 1555 Pleasant St. Fall River, MA 02723. Calling hours will be held Saturday from 2 – 5 PM, prior to the service.