Maraya Bree Brooks was born on November 13, 2016 and was only five when she passed on August 5, 2022. She was a joyful child and made everyone smile and laugh when she was around. She has left an impact on all those that knew her.
Maraya loved to play with her siblings and her little sisters followed her everywhere. She enjoyed coloring and would make pictures to give to everyone. Maraya loved to play outdoors while visiting with her grandma. She loved unicorns and the color pink.
Maraya leaves her siblings, Elizabeth Brooks, Alexis Brooks,Trinity Crossman, Leon Crossman, Collin Crossman, Teagan Chaney, Navella Chaney and Chase Norman. Loving memories of Maraya will be carried on by her mom, Brandy Brooks and her father, Steven Chaney. Maraya is also survived by her loving grandmother, Teri Sherlock; her grandfather, “Papa” Mike Brooks; her grandfather, "Papa" Don Keller; her uncles, Chris Brooks and Sean Brooks; her grandmother, Bonnie McClung; her grandfather, “Papa” Chuck McClung; her uncles, Dave Steele and Rick Steele and her aunt, Anna Stollings.
Preceding Maraya was her uncle, Leon Dennison.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Czup Funeral Home, 1329 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.