YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Donna J. Crenshaw, 69, of Youngstown, departed this life on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
Ms. Crenshaw was born on January 12, 1950, in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter of Erskine and Evelyn Crenshaw.
She was formerly employed at Ron Joy Nursing home as head cook. In her early years, she was a lunch aide at Harding Elementary School.
She was a member of Union Baptist Church for many years.
Donna enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends and family and encouraging others.
She leaves to cherish her beloved memories to her children, Sharille Allen of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Crystal (Nakia, Sr.) Sharpe and Latrice (Rick) Meilleur of Virginia Beach, Virginia and James (Christine) Allen of Akron, Ohio; a niece, Quansetta Crenshaw, who she reared; sister, Darlyn Crenshaw; brother, Erskine (Ella) Crenshaw and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and her Arlington Heights family.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Erskine Crenshaw and Evelyn Carter Crenshaw; a brother, Raymond Crenshaw; a sister, Joyce Kirk; a niece, Tracey Driskell; a nephew, Jimmy Lee Crenshaw and aunt, Ruth Mendenhell.
Family and friends may call Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. and a funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon, at the Union Baptist Church, 528 Lincoln Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44502.
Family and friends may share condolences to the Crenshaw family at www.conleyfh.com. Dignified arrangements are being handled by the directors at Conley & Vanden Berg Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Friday, October 4 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. on WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. on FOX.