YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) - Services will be Friday, November 9, 2018, at the L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home, for Mrs. Doris Mae Gipson, 72, of Youngstown, who departed this life on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mrs. Gipson was born December 5, 1945, in Portland, Arkansas, a daughter of Howard L., Sr. and Lillie M. Williams Lewis.
She had been employed with Assumption Nursing Home, retiring in 2012 after 20 years of service.
She was a member of New Life In Christ Church Ministry, where she was a church mother.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, LeRoy Gipson, Sr.; a granddaughter, Tomeka Gipson of Little Rock, Arkansas; four great-grandchildren, Antony Richardson II, Serenity Aaron and Jarvis and Jeremiah Horton, all of Little Rock, Arkansas; siblings, James (Jewelean) Lewis, Sr., Nancy (Joe, Sr.) Frazier and Alberta Hampton, all of Youngstown, Lizzie (Cleveland) Caldwell of Struthers, Debbie Cobbin of Liberty, Howard (Joyce) Lewis, Jr., Roosevelt (Rose Mary) Lewis, Sr., Charlett Lewis Lacefield, Charles (Dawn) Lewis, Sr. and Pamela Richie, all of Little Rock, Arkansas and Stacy Davis of England, Arkansas; Goddaughter and niece, Betty Watt of Youngstown; Godfamily, Lakesha Reese, Brenda Stanley, Maursadie McElroy and JaMeia Perry, all of Youngstown and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Lillie M. Godfrey, LeRoy Lewis, Sr., LeAndrew Lewis, Ozell Lewis, Willie Lewis and Daron Williams, Sr.
Friends may call Friday, November 9, 2018, from 12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m., at L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.
A special thank you to emergency responders, emergency staff, doctors, social workers, nursing staff and to all who helped to care for our sister, Doris Gipson, at Mercy Health. Also a very special thank you to her longtime physician, Dr. Spratt.