Na’kia Renee Crawford 18, transitioned into her heavenly resting place unexpectedly on June 15, 2020.
Nakia better known as Kiki to her loving family and close friends, was born in Akron, Ohio on October 16, 2001 to Lisette Williams and Nicholas Crawford. She graduated from Akron North High School the graduating class of 2020. Nakia had a bright future and planned on attending college at Central State University in the upcoming fall. Kiki the G, was planning on majoring in Computer Science Technology. She wanted to own her own specialist business and wanted to work for NASA or do forensic science. She enjoyed spending time with her family. KiKi always looked out for her younger sisters and brothers and would help babysit all her younger cousins and anybody else’s kids that needed a sitter no matter what, she was always there for people. She kept a smile on her face and her soul was just so beautiful, that when she walked in the room, everybody was instantly touched by her greatness and smile. Kiki loved to travel, do modeling, cooking, and shopping.
Kiki was preceded in death by sister, Na’kya Crawford; great grandfather, Richard (Lillie Pearl) Crawford and Jose Rentas Sr.; great grandmother, Rosa Lee Rentas; grandfathers, Bruce Rivers and Roland Williams; cousins, Bernard Mills, Ahmed Hill-Crimm and Micheal Kirksey; aunts, Ramona Williams, Nerieda Riley and Carmella Hatcher.
She leaves to cherish her memory mother, Lisette (Dyce) Williams; father, Nicholas (Shaquita) Crawford; sister, Nicolette Crawford and London Harris; brothers, Kamar Parham, Nicholas Crawford Jr., Nico Crawford, Noah Crawford, and Daron Rue; grandparents, Lynn Williams, Saria Crawford, Millie Rivers, Marva Fletcher and Jimmie (Gia) Hatcher; aunts, Kelly Hardwick, Taren Reddick, Devon Rivers, Conni Overstreet, Tia Fletcher, Taiwan (Tony) Wooten, Victoria hill, Taryn Fletcher-Hatcher; uncles, Roland (Boo) Williams Jr., Antoine Crawford, Thomas McDonald, Bruce Rivers of Cleveland and Mississippi, Sam Duke, Tyrell (Adrian) Fletcher, and Gregory Simmons; special cousin, Burieda (Damone) Riley; best friends, Kolia Garrett, Savianta Davis, Stevenson Frederick, Bryton Ellis, Devante Davis, Dontae Bonner, and bff, E’neriya Gooden; god parents, Dontae Reid, Dion Jeffries, Danielle Gibson and Shea Bell of Columbus and a host of special aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family and friends.