YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mrs. Thelma J. Minor, 92 of Youngstown, departed this life Monday, May 22, 2023 at Shepherd of the Valley Western Reserve Road. 

Thelma was born June 29, 1930 in Youngstown a daughter of Edward J., Sr. and Estella Jones Burney. 

She was a graduate of East High School and been employed at Packard Electric for over 20 years. 

She was a member of Holy Trinity Baptist Church where she was a member of the Nurses Ministry. 

She leaves to mourn her memory and legacy, her daughter, Josephine Minor and her sister, Edna Mae Moore, both of Youngstown; her sister, Wilma Brittinum of Campbell; nieces,  DonAlda Moore, Tara, Rosie and Donna Burney and nephews, Labon Brttinum, Ricky and Phillip. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Richard, Edward and Norman Burney; two sisters,Nancy Averett and Mollie Burney and two nephews, Steve and Aaron. 

A brief memorial service will be held from 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home

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A television tribute will air Friday, June 9 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. Video will be posted here the day of airing.