Maliyah Amya "Ballerina " Jessiah Joseph was born on October 28, 2019. She was born at Saint Barnabas Hospital in Livingston NJ.
Maliyah was enrolled at Jardin Academy in Cranford; NJ Maliyah had a very busy schedule. She attended Children's Specialized Hospital 3 days a week for therapy.
Maliyah loved the beach and to go swimming. Maliyah loved the water. When Maliyah frequently visited the doctor's office her nickname was Boujee. She was known for having stylish outfits, sneakers and custom crocs. Maliyah was a diva in her own right. Maliyah was a fighter and always kept the faith. Her favorite pose was doing the Praying Hands. Maliyah is sweeter than pumpkin pie. Her smile was like a ray of sunshine.
Maliyah is predeceased in death by the late Ronald Murray (Grandfather) Claudette Murray (Great-Grandmother) Ulysses Murray (Great Grandfather) Leola "Nana" Newell (Great -great Grandmother) Mattie Harris (Great great grandmother) Charles Davis Sr.(Great-grandfather) Raymond D'Hawk Harris. (Great-grandfather) Dwight Davis (Great-uncle) Duane Davis (Great-uncle) Deborah Edwards (Great-aunt).
Maliyah is the daughter of TaNita and Richard Joseph. Baby Sister to Malachi Smalls and Malaysia Joseph. The granddaughter of Wanda and Roger Jones.Aunt/Godmother Dominique Murray, Uncle Roger Jones Jr. (Orpha Jones) Godfather/Cousin Ronald Julius Edwards, Great Aunt Cassandra Murray, Tara Murray, Giovanni Comer. Great Uncles Raymond Harris Jr. Charles Davis Jr. (Stephanie) Injeel Harris, Ulysses Murray Jr, Barry Murray, Godparents Sybil and William Sr. Belton. God- Grandmother Mildred Outlaw-Warren.
God Siblings Kaylani Edwards, Kenneth Belton, William Belton Jr., Chloe Levi Pitts, Mo'majah and Mateo Franklin. Maliyah leaves to cherish a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.