Denise Darcel Douglas, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Denise Darcel Douglas, 63, of Youngstown, Ohio, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:17 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Youngstown Campus, following complications from a brief illness.

She was born March 13, 1959, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of John and Dorothy Mae Shaw Douglas, Sr., who had resided in Youngstown for 20 years.

Denise worked at HLA Nursing Home for ten years as an administrative assistant, before retiring in 2016. She was also an entrepreneur and ran several businesses.

She was a 1977 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, graduated from Raphael’s Beauty School, and earned an associate degree in theology from Oakwood University.

She was an active member of the Alpha and Omega Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she served as past treasurer and secretary, sang in the choir, church clerk, and coached Youth Gadget Baseball.

She loved to cook, clean, sing and do her hair.

She is survived by three sons, Derrell De’Sean Douglas, Sr. and Desemen DeVonne Douglas, Sr., both of Warren and Destine De’Niel Douglas of Youngstown; two nephews she raised, Yujuan Unique Douglas of Warren and Vaughn Maurice Small, Sr. of Youngstown; one brother, John Douglas II of Wierton, West Virginia; two sisters, Mrs. June Marie Jeter of Wierton, West Virginia and Mrs. Kathy Lynn Douglas of Warren; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents and one brother, Michael Douglas.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m., with calling hours from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Alpha and Omega Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Masks are mandatory.

Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Condolences and cards can be sent to the family at 655 Meadowbrook Avenue SE, Warren, OH 44484.

Comfort arrangements were taken care of by Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.

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A television tribute will air on Friday, May 20 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV, and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.


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