Jerry Lampley Sr., 1951-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Mr. Jerry Lampley Sr., 69, transitioned from this earthly life Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

Mr. Lampley was born Aug. 4, 1951, in Burnt Corne, Ala., a son of Jessie Sr. and Eula White Lampley. He was a 1971 graduate of North High School and received certification from Youngstown State University as a therapeutic worker (TPW).

He was a member of Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, its Men’s Day Choir and food pantry. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, music, coin collecting and fishing.

Jerry leaves to mourn his passing but to rejoice in his peace, his wife, the former Marie Smith, whom he married Aug. 24, 2019; two children, LeAnn (Cornelius) Lampley-Laster and Jerry (Deonna) Lampley Jr., both of Youngstown; three grandchildren, Andrew, Aaron and Ashanti; two granddoggies, Giuseppe and Lazzarro; his sister, Margie Roller, and brother, Cicero (Sheila) Lampley, both of Youngstown; and a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Wendy Grace-Lampley; his brothers, Richard Lampley Sr. and Jessie Lampley Jr.; and his sisters, Emma Rea White and Elaine Lampley-Crankfield.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow. Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to please wear masks and observe social distancing. For the health and safety of everyone, guests are asked not to linger at the church after viewing.

A Service of love and dignity provided by the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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