Denise A. Faison 1954-2021

HUBBARD — Ms. Denise Arlene Faison, 67, departed this life Thursday, April 22, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Denise was born Feb. 26, 1954, in Youngstown, a daughter of Robert Jr. and Marguerite Savannah Gordon Faison.

She was a 1972 graduate of Hubbard High School, where she participated in the band and choir. She attended Central State University, majoring in laboratory science. Denise was employed by Ball Corp. formerly U.S. Can Co., retiring in 2010 due to her health. She loved music and making people laugh. She enjoyed watching her favorite shows, “The Young and the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful” and Jerry Springer. Most of all, she enjoyed quality time with her granddaughter, Camryn.

She leaves to cherish her memory, but to celebrate her life, one daughter, Britani Gail Faison of Hubbard; a sister, Gail (Rev. Ricky) Tigner of Youngstown; her granddaughter, Camryn Brielle Fisher of Hubbard; a grandson, Marques Fredrick Fisher; nieces, Ashley Denise Tigner, Ahleya Savannah Tigner and Aubrey Constina Tigner, all of Hubbard; a nephew, Robert Sheridan Tigner of Hubbard; an uncle, John Faison of Youngstown; along with other nieces, nephews, godchildren and family and friends. A special thank you to Ms. Sue Jackson, Mr. Ray McElroy Jr. and Ms. Sylvia Stephens, for caring for her during her illness.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents; several aunts and uncles, including Max J. Faison, who was raised as her brother.

The family of Ms. Denise Faison would like to thank everyone for all of their love, support and prayers during this time, whether with a smile, phone call, hug or a visit, you definitely have made a difference.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 238 Bright Ave., Campbell, beginning at 10 to 11 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Ricky Tigner officiating.

Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.

For the safely and health of everyone, please do not linger at the church after viewing.

A service of love and dignity was entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home, Youngstown.

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