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LaTanya Gurley

August 19, 1966 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 54)


Ms. LaTanya Gurley, 54, departed this life on May 21, 2021 from Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Medical Center Youngstown, surrounded by her loving family. 

LaTanya was born August 19. 1966 in Youngstown, a daughter of Vernon Sr. and Linda Moore Gurley.  She was a 1984 graduate of South High School and had been employed as Supervisor of Housekeeping at The Residence Inn.  LaTanya loved Bingo, Keno, playing cards and being with her family.  

She leaves to cherish her memory but rejoice in her peace her father Vernon Sr., a brother Vernon Jr. (Stacey) Gurley both of Youngstown and her sister Tamika Gurley of Boardman; nephews: VeShun Gurley, Vernon “Jamaire Gurley, Aaron Hughes Ware and Anthony Hughes; God-Son Justus Ellis Moore of Columbus and twin God-Children whom she reared Brenda and Bryan Underwood; her special friend Minnie Charlton and an Aunt she considered as her best friend Belinda Moore both of Youngstown; a great-aunt Myrtle Grier; and a host of other Aunts, Uncles, Cousins other relatives and friends.  

Besides her Mother and grand-parents, Theodore and Amanda Jackson Pappchristor and Kenneth and Bessie Johnson, she was preceded in death by a niece Vaniesia Gurley.  

Visitation will be Saturday May 29, 2021 9-10:00am at L.E. Black Phillips & Holden Funeral Home with private services at 10:00am for Family only.  Guests are asked to wear masks and to practice social distancing.  Guests are asked not to linger after viewing at the Funeral Home.  A service of love and dignity provided by the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral.  

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May 29, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home Inc.
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

Private Services

L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home Inc.
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

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