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A homegoing celebration in honor of Mrs. Phyllis D. Stinson will be held Saturday at 11am at New Bethel Baptist Church.
Mrs. Stinson departed this life July 5, 2019 in Poland, OH surrounded by her loving family.

Phyllis was born on March 01, 1957, the third of eight children born to Joseph and Ann Oliver of Youngstown, Ohio. She was educated in the Youngstown City School System and was a 1975 graduate of South High School. Phyllis also attended Youngstown State University.

Mrs. Stinson stayed to herself, but loved to cook, line dance, go to the casino and travel, but most of all she loved spending time with her family. Phyllis was a dedicated God- fearing women, who taught her children by example, how to find strength in God. She touched so many people with her caring and giving ways.

She had previously been employed at the ole Ebony record shop, C. Staples BBQ restaurant and Heritage Manor.

It is in her home- going that we celebrate her life , legacy and share the wonderful memories of her spirit and essence.
She was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother, great- grandparent, servant, leader, and friend.

Mrs.Stinson leaves to cherish her legacy, her daughter: Devalynn D. Searcy and her son Alvin C. Stinson Jr. all of Youngstown. Three grand children Aj’ah and Ashley Eldridge and Blaine Spires and 3 great- grand children. One sister Amanda Rivers and 3 brothers Gary (Glenda), Timothy (Jill) and Dwayne Oliver of Youngstown and a host of other family and friends.

Beside her parents, husband Alvin Stinson Sr., she was preceded in death by a sister, Francis Oliver and brothers Waverly and Joesph Oliver.
Friends may call Friday from 3-5pm at Washington Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10-11am at the church.
Interment will be in Belmont Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Phyllis Stinson
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  • Thursday, July 11, 2019
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