Sonrenta S. Hylton

December 22, 1990 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 31)


Sonrenta Hylton departed this life April 25, 2022. Family will receive friends Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. at White's Funeral and Cremation Services. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Sonrenta Somon Hylton was born December 22, 1990, in Columbus, Ohio to the union of Kimberly Wendy Cade Hylton and Ervin Lewis Hylton. Sonrenta was the second and last child born of this union. Sonrenta transitioned from this life unexpectedly on April 25, 2022. She was affectionately known as “TAY” as all her family and friends would call her.

Sonrenta is preceded in death by her mother, Kimberly W. Hylton; paternal grandparents, Mrs. Letishia and Ervin L Brogsdale, Jr.; maternal grandparent, Reverend Baxter Hill, Jr.; aunt, Sherry Renae Cade Doaks; aunt, Tunishia Brogsdale. 

Sonrenta received Christ at an early age. She was taught to pray for her children as they started their day and when they became ill.  

Sonrenta received her formative education at Walnut Ridge High School, Columbus City Schools in Columbus, Ohio.  She began carving out a career in the culinary at Columbus Culinary School, Columbus, Ohio as she worked in many aspects of food service.  She held a supervisor position at Tim Hortons, and finally at the State of Ohio Women Correction Center, Columbus, Ohio.  Also, she enjoyed cooking for family and friends. As she matured, she started her own adventures as she developed a pop-up meals business, she resigned her employment with the State of Ohio Women Correction Center, Columbus, Ohio to care for her fiancée Anthony Dean Sr. as he became blind.

She was… “it takes a village” to raise as child.  She was surrounded with love by her parents, grandparents and family members who encourage her through her journey as they corrected her in many ways along the years. She always had a smile on her face and doing a deep laugh about something. 

Sonrenta was known for her sweet and sassy demeanor.  She shared her sweet ways with her family by fixing meals fit for a king. However, her apparent sassy side showed her strength as women. She had way of telling you things that was a “matter of fact” as to how she seen or felt about situations.

Sonrenta was close to her family; she was a devoted, dedicated mother to her children and her Partner Fiancée, she loved them genuinely. Also, she was part of a blended family with her father, Ervin Hylton remarried Tracey Noble; She enjoyed celebrating birthdays, holidays and more with her extended family. She was excited to hear the announcement of the new coming baby by her sister Jasmine. This same loved was transferred to her three minor children. Samaje Hylton, Samiya Dean and Anthony Dean Jr.  As she enjoyed & supported her children in sports like football and other activities. “Her last words were to tell my children that I love them dearly”.  

As Sonrenta moves into the joy of eternal life she leave to cherish her children, son, Samaje Hylton, daughter, Samiya Dean and son, Anthony Dean, Jr.; a loving fiancée, Anthony Dean Sr.; a devoted father, Ervin Hylton (Tracey Nobel), Groveport, Ohio; grandmother, Maude S. Hill, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; siblings: two brothers, Cedric Cade, Reynoldsburg, Ohio and Tre Hylton; two sisters, Kaylie & Jasmine Hylton, all of Groveport Ohio;  Very Special Friends, Tonika McClain, Columbus, Ohio, Tammy Cade, Portsmouth, Ohio, and Tarah Berkhouse, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.  

Her aunts, Angela (Willie) Vann, Vuanita (Regina) Hill, Duanita (Rodrick) Booker; all of Pickerington, Ohio, Juanita Wright, Darnella (Wayne) Brogsdale, Columbus, Ohio; Katrina (Terry) Wade, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; Maude Cade Davis, Atlanta, Ga; Ikeya (Kimber) Taylor, Canal Winchester, Ohio; uncles; Keith (Constance) Cade, Reynoldsburg, Ohio and Phillip Hylton, Columbus, Ohio. Deceased Sherry (Darnell) Doaks, Pickerington. special niece, Kennedy Cade, Groveport, Ohio; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other relatives.

Though we may have tears because we were not ready to let her go, and we had plans we didn’t finish, we thank God for the time He gave us with Sonrenta. 

She will always be in our hearts and memories forever.

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May 11, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
White's Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
867 S. James Road
Columbus, OH 43227

Funeral Service
May 11, 2022

12:00 PM
White's Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
867 S. James Road
Columbus, OH 43227

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