Jayonna Annesa Ardrey, 19, of Middletown died Friday, July 15, 2016 at Newport Hospital

Born on July 14, 1997 she was the daughter of Marion Aguiar of Pawtucket, RI and Jason Ardrey of Dallas, TX.

Jayonna was a 2015 graduate of Middletown High School. She worked as a cashier at Stop & Shop.

Besides her mother, she is survived by son Kaidin Ardrey of Middletown, RI, her brothers, Justin Palmer of North Kingstown, William Palmer of California, and Jordan Ratkowski of Newport, RI, her sisters, Elizabeth Palmer of North Kingstown, RI, Kyanna Ratkowski of Portsmouth, RI, Chantel Balaoing of Newport, RI and Kryssceah Ardrey of Rhode Island, her grandparents, RI, Marion C. Aguiar of Middletown, RI, Veronica Ardrey of Middletown, RI and Billie Lyons of Middletown, RI, and also her Nana Linda Texiera, her great grandmother, Leagatha Ardrey of Middletown, RI, three nieces, one nephew, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was the granddaughter of the late Frank Aquiar.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016, from 11-1 in the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, with a service at 1pm.

Burial will be private.

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