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Jaylen Ray Boykin

April 16, 2016 — December 12, 2020

Jaylen Ray Boykin was born on April 16, 2016, to Kimberly Boykin and Tracey D. Jackson, Jr. He departed this life on his paternal grandfather's birthday on December 12, 2020. Jaylen was known for his wide affectionate smile, outgoing personality, & friendly demeanor. From North Carolina to Delaware Jaylen touched many lives and was shown so much love. He was called by many names, J Baby (mom), Jit Magnolia (dad), Jay (everyone), & JJ (kids). Jaylen was a special kid, a grown little man in a child's body that loved to watch Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Baby Shark and love dancing to any music his DADDY made!!!! Let's not forget that this child literally got into everything. Jaylen leaves to cherish his memories: his mother, Kimberly Boykin, and his father, Tracey D Jackson Jr.; his grandmothers, Linda Boykin, Leslie Wright, and Katie Falkner; his siblings, Denzel Boykin, Aviana Wheeler, Tracey Jackson III, Justin Jr, and Blake Noble, Alyssah Suggs and Harmoni Lanier; special aunts, Destiny Taylor, Trayneisha Jackson (Jon), Arniya (Ty), Shante Monds, Annie Falkner, Kayla Siano, and Island Clark (Tremaine); great aunt, Tameika Devone; special cousins, Tierra, Darius, Keyona Jackson, Breosha Williams, and Zhakee Ward; blessings of women, Kitina Powell and Brenda Hansley and a host of aunts, uncles other relatives and friends and all the many people who touched his life.

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions.
Walk-through visit only, not to exceed 10 people at a time.
Tuesday, December 22
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

All Attendees are required to wear a mask.
Graveside Service:
Wednesday, December 23
12:00 PM
Selma Memorial Gardens
Selma, NC 27576
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, December 22, 2020

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders Funeral Home Chapel

806 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Selma Memorial Gardens


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