Ms. Kanisha Barbary 37, of Rockford departed this earthly life September 21, 2018. She was born May 29, 1981 in Rockford, Illinois the daughter of Nita Kyles and Roosevelt Barbary. Kanisha was a member of New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. She attended Jefferson High School.
Kanisha leaves to cherish many loving memories, her daughter, Kai'jah Neely; and son, Kayshawn Neely; mother, Nita Kyles; sister, Jamie Kyles; three brothers, Cecil Barbary, James and Brandon Kyles; the grandparents of her children, Rev. Earlie and Willie Mae Neely; best friends, Tarisha Box and Anthony Mitchell; and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Roosevelt Barbary.