Arika Rogers was born on September 20, 2002 in Akron, Ohio at Akron City Hospital to her parents, Kristal Horn and Bryan Rogers.
Arika attended Akron North High School in which she participated in the Nursing Program and later graduated in 2020. Arika also attended Valley College where she was currently a student and was an active participant in Girl Scouts and YEPAW.
Arika was a daughter, mother, student, sister and aunt to her niece, Kaydence Anderson.
Arika was a beautiful soul inside and out. She was friendly and all her friends spoke highly about her.
Arika is preceded in death by her Granny (Bonnie Horn) and great grandmother (Glenna Hood and Ora Horn); uncle, (Tony Hood) and cousin (Dewaun Davis).
In addition to her parents, Arika is survived by her two beautiful children, Ameiah and Amarian Rogers; niece, Kaydence Anderson; sister, Lauren Brown; brother and Best Friend, James Hawthorne; and a host of uncles, aunts, family and friends.