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Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
Sunday February 14th, 2021
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Greater Harvest Baptist Church
Monday February 15th, 2021

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E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment
Monday February 15th, 2021
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Iman Symone Grinage

On Wednesday February 3, 2021, God unexpectedly called our beloved angel Iman Symone Grinage home. Iman (AKA TOOT) was born on August 9, 1991 to Novalyn Thomas. Iman graduated from Salem High School where she immediately went on to dedicate her life to being an amazing mother to her beautiful children. Iman jumped right into the working field following graduation to make a way and provide for her loving children up until recently where she suddenly fell sick. Iman was a devoted, selfless, caring, outgoing and most importantly a loving mother, daughter, granddaughter, goddaughter, sister, cousin, friend and overall, just a phenomenal woman. Iman was preceded in death by a special grandmother Rita M. Flowers, Great-Grandmother Elizabeth Faulcon and her Great-Grandfather Cleveland Faulcon.

Iman leaves behind to cherish her memory and celebrate her life her Fiancé, Joseph Bray; Children, Imani Octavia Williams, Imari Isaiah Williams, I’yanni LaChey White, I’yarri Lamont White, Josiah Orlando Bray, Ja’Niyah Monae Bray; Mother, Novalyn V. Thomas; Stepfather, Orlando Antonio Thompson; Grandmother, RuthAnn Johnson; Grandfathers, Noah Poinsette Jr., Wayne Johnson and James Flowers; Great-Grandfather, Noah Poinsette; Great-Grandmother, Mary Poinsette; Sisters, Iesha Rusha Thompson & I’shay Imari Thomas; Godsisters, Jasmine Gregory, Taylor L. C. Dews; Godbrothers, Wesley Gregory, Terrence Gregory, Adrian C. Dews, Jr; Special Godparents, Terra & Adrian Dews, Kim Gregory; Uncles, Kente Evans (Rhianna) & Jenerrio Evans (Claire); Three Special Cousins, Ken’asia Evans, Alyssa Evans & Kayla Evans and a host of other relatives and friends. Iman will truly be missed and will forever live on through each of us.

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What a beautiful mother she loved them babies so much. Rip.

Kesha Feb 16 2021 12:00 AM

You were so such a good friend, and you treated my Daisha as one yours. She was Idasha. I was down here by myself and you knew how I felt because your mom had moved to MD too. U was there for me when i had my son and i was there for you as well with your babies. I wish we could of had longer to talk i wish i could give you a hug i have a lot of wishes. Miss you girl this was hard i never felt nothing like this before you are the first person this close. Day by day but i love you and the kids and will keep praying for your family. Watever my godbaby needs his godmomma got him!

Nikki Richardson Feb 16 2021 12:00 AM

Iman I'm sorry I didn't get to say goodbye to you. Everytime I saw you you asked how my boys were asking how are my brothers. I'm going to miss that dimpled smile. Rest Iman. I love you and your family.

Felicia Feb 16 2021 12:00 AM

My heart aches and my eyes tear!
Remembering a young woman who knew the struggle of being a single parent, but refused to give up.
With her beautiful infectious smile she buckled her seatbelt and headed down the highway called a better life. Iman was determined to provide and be the best mother to her children she could be. Iman was selfless often putting others needs ahead of her own. I can truly say if Iman had a frown on her face, it didnt stay long, her smile was like sunshine.
The first time I met Iman which was some years ago she was this shy young girl who held a special spot in my heart! Rest in Heaven Iman, you will be truly missed!

Elder Cassie Lewis Feb 15 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Iman Grinage

Elder Cassie Lewis Feb 15 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Iman Grinage

Jimmy Carter Feb 11 2021 12:00 AM

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