YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Gwendolyn McCall, 78 Youngstown, departed this life on Sunday, August 27, 2023 in Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. 

Gwendolyn was born December 24, 1944 in Youngstown, a daughter of Lorenzo and Margaret Scott Hicks. Gwendolyn was born a twin and the oldest of ten siblings.

She retired at the age of 66 from her profession as a nursing assistant for more than 20 plus years. 

Throughout her life she worked many other jobs but her number one job was being a mother, wife, a big sister, a daughter, grandmother and a good friend. 

She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and attended church services at The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Maryland.

She had five children, married her now husband, Jessie McCall and embraced five more children into her heart, raising ten children. 

She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Linda Scott, Lisa Turner, Jessica Ann McCall, Elaine Turner, Christina McCall and Mary Wright (Fernando) Thomas; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren who knew her well and her siblings, Marvean (Deland) Quarles, Garfield Garrison, Lorine Starks, Lorenzo Hicks and Sterling Hicks, all of Youngstown. She will truly be missed by all her family and many friends,

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sons, Ike Scott, Joseph McCall and Jamie McCall; a daughter, Tona Dunlap; sisters, Magaret Hicks, Jerry Buzzy, Grace Scott and Willie Garrison and grandchildren, Renasia Turner, Samuel Jones and Amir Wright.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at the New Hope Baptist Church, 437 Albert Street where friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Please remember to wear your mask over your mouth and nose when entering the church on Thursday.

F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the extreme honor to serve their family at this bereavement hour. Please keep the McCall Family in your prayers