Prayer service for missing 2-month-old, presumed dead in Kenosha Co.

Posted at 10:39 PM, Aug 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-31 23:39:10-04

KENOSHA COUNTY — Weeks after a baby went missing and presumed dead in Kenosha County, a community came together to pray that she is found.

The parents of two-month-old Jalisa Adams-Frison have been charged in connection to her death. 21-year-old Monica Adams and 36-year-old Hezile Frison are facing multiple felonies for failing to report a death and giving false information.

Police believe her body was disposed of in a field by 50th Street and 52nd Avenue in Kenosha, but have yet to discover her body.

As the search continues, family, friends and community members honored the baby girl Saturday evening, with a memorial service at Redeem Faith Fellowship Church in Milwaukee.

They released purple and white balloons into the sky filled with messages for Jalisa, and remembered the brief moments they had with her.

Jalisa's aunt described feeling heartbroken.

“Jalisa’s life ended very early but she left her footprint on this earth," Jalisa's aunt said. “Jalisa was a vibrant little girl. She was very observant. She always knew when it was time to eat because she would let you know without warning loud and clear.”

Her grandmother wished for more time with her sweet granddaughter.

“I got to hold her just a few times, and I really miss her,” Jalisa's grandmother said.

While they can only imagine the life Jalisa had ahead of her, they hope to find peace.

“Jalisa we love you and we will never stop thinking about you. You will live on through us,” Jalisa's aunt said.

“We’ll remember her for years to come,” Pastor Cornell Anderson said.

"There is a reason for everything. We might not understand it now, but in due time our hearts will heal,” Jalisa's aunt added.

Jalisa's parents remain in Kenosha County Jail.

If you have any information about what happened, call the Kenosha Police Detective Bureau at 262-605-5203 or Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers' anonymous tip line at 262-656-7333.