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Jada Y. Pruitt

May 12, 1972 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 49)

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Jada Yvette Pruitt was born on May 12th, 1972, in Columbus, OH at OSU hospital to Mary Pruitt and Cap Anderson. Unexpectedly at age 49 on June 20, 2021 God called her home.

Jada who was also known as “Black” or “Black Barbie” attended West High School where she was active in sports, she loved basketball. Later in life obtained her GED and attended The Bradford school for culinary arts to pursue her dream of being a chef. With goals of owning her own food truck. Jada loved to feed her loved ones and they were her biggest fans.

Jada was a loving, caring, and beautiful woman inside and out who loved life. She also had a love for God from an early age and was recently baptized in 2015 at Christian Valley Baptist Church, her church home.

Jada was an inspiration to all who knew her  and she touched the lives of so many people by her soft, sensitive, and loving spirit. She lived her life to the fullest and always encouraged others to do the same. If Live, Laugh and Love was a person it would be Jada.

Jada is welcomed home by her Mother Mary Marie Pruitt and Father Cap Anderson. Grandparents Julia Pruitt; Phil and Rosie Anderson; Sister Charletta Pruitt; Brother Kash Pruitt; (Uncles) Robert Lee and Dennis Albert; (Aunt) Linda Albert; (Close Cousins) Ricky and Alexis Albert; Tomika Turner and Osjahnique Giles.

Jada leaves to cherish her memories and carry on her legacy six children, Lydia Pruitt (Kendric); Cornecia Pruitt; Taharka Cleveland; Nigel Jackson Jr; Xavier Jackson SR; and Madison Pruitt. Nine grandchildren, Kash Pruitt; Ke’moni Pruitt; King’Karter Pruitt; Emoni Jackson; Kingston Cleveland; Jiovanni Fannin; Xavier Jackson jr.; Nigel Jackson III and Baby Knowledge White.

Jada has Ten siblings. Eight sisters, Cherrie Braxton; Julia Carmen Pruitt; Crystal Blunt; Oneyka Walker and Nicole Walker all of Columbus, OH. Kenya Pruitt, Maudine Richardson; Jasmine Hawkins of Atlanta, GA. Two brothers Tony Rico Mcafee and Dwayne Goosby of Columbus, OH. Special nieces Jatora Pruitt and Kennedy Pruitt. Special cousins, nieces, and nephews Sharonetta Breland; Classia Albert; Shane Albert; Leroy Albert; Diedreikus Albert; Sean Williams; Eric; Mia; Eddie Shipley; Jazmin Albert; Anthony Albert; Alyissa Albert; Paris Pruitt and Miles Richardson. Soul Sisters Dorlisa Storey; Quanetta James;  Keisha Cleveland; Qiana Potts (Drennen); Laruel Gray and Dwan Fitzgerald. Special brother Andrew Hughes.

With a person like Jada (Black), there were many she loved and many that loved and supported her too. Unfortunately, we cannot list them all. Just remember we love and appreciate you all.

Jada will be missed by a host of family and friends. “Piece of cake/Piece of Pie”


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