February 22, 1935 – November 30, 2021 (86 years old)
YOUNGSTOWN – A commemorative celebration in honor of Carma L. Wilson, 86, will be held Friday (December 17) at 11 a.m. at the Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, 1210 Himrod Ave.
Guests should wear masks and maintain social distancing.
Carma left that life on November 30 at Humility House in Austintown.
She was born on February 22, 1935 in Wellington, the fourth of six children to Avon and Mamie (Rucker) DuVal.
Carma graduated from Wellington High School class in 1954.
She was a housewife. She enjoyed baking, cooking, knitting, crocheting, and family reunions.
She loved watching basketball, soccer, “Family Feud” and most of all her fingernails. She liked to follow her long fancy nails.
She was a longtime dedicated member of the Elizabeth Baptist Missionary Church. She has been active on the board of directors of the principal bailiff and in the culinary ministry. She was deputy counselor of the Dare to be Different Youth group, counselor for young ushers and teaching assistant at the Sunday school. She was an administrator and worked with the junior church ministry.
Carma lets her memory cherish her children Juanita (Dwight) Wilson-Burley, Lee Ann (Stephen) Wilson-Lawrence and William (Amy) Wilson; one sister, Margaret Lacey; one brother, Colonel Aaron (Janice) DuVal; grandchildren Tina, William, Sharonda, Nate, Tevin (Liz), Natalie, Toni, Troy and Jayden; goddaughters she helped raise Shelia, Brandy and Kisia; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Carma was predeceased by her life partner, Clyde W. Frazier; one brother, Robert DuVal; sisters Helen Corn and Mary L. Gilliam; and brothers-in-law Henry Gilliam and George Corn.
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