Denise D. Douglas 1959-2022

YOUNGSTOWN — Denise “Neicy” Darcel Douglas, 63, of Youngstown, departed this life at 3:17 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, following complications of a brief illness.

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

Denise was employed with HLA nursing home for 10 years as an administrative assistant, before retiring in 2016. She was also an entrepreneur, running several businesses. She was a 1977 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, a graduate of Raphael’s Beauty School and had received an associate degree in theology from Oakwood University.

She was an active member of Alpha and Omega Seventh Day Adventist Church, where she served as past treasurer and secretary, sang in the choir, was a church clerk and was a coach for Youth Gadget Baseball. She enjoyed cooking, cleaning, singing and styling hair.

She leaves to mourn 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 Weirton, W.Va.; two sisters, Ms. June Marie Jeter of Weirton and Ms. Kathy Lynn Douglas of Warren; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Michael Douglas.

Funeral services will be held at noon, with calling hours from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Alpha and Omega Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Burial will take place in Oakwood Cemetery. Masks are required.

Condolences and cards may be sent to the family at 655 Meadowbrook Ave. S.E., Warren, OH 44484.

Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough-Williams Funeral Home.

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