Before her death, she lived in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana , with her husband. She is described as a very loveable person, a wonderful daughter, mother and grandmother who just celebrated her 44th birthday in December before her death.  
On Sunday, January 21st, 2018, Juwanna Brooks died mysteriously after she allegedly fell from the cruise ship she and her husband were riding called the Carnival Triumph. No sign of her body has been found during the search, and the FBI has stated that they are conducting an investigation. 
The cruise was a birthday present from her husband.