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LaVerne Elaine Hudson

November 28, 1944 ~ October 11, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

LaVerne Hudson Obituary

On October 11th, 2023 LaVerne E. Hudson, affectionately known as “GRANDMA”, joined the angels and her Lord and Savior Jesus waiting in heaven. 

Mrs. Hudson was born November 28, 1944 to Estella & Leon Johnson in Youngstown, Ohio. She attended North High School, and had a career in the modeling industry and earned the title as Miss Ultra Sheen 1968.  

She always had a joke or two and a giving heart. Because of her loving nature, she was Grandma not just to her own grandchildren but to everyone she met. In her later years, Laverne was a homemaker and caregiver as she raised her two grandsons. 

She leaves to cherish her memories one daughter, Monya  (Pastor Jamal) Hudson of Georgia; two grandsons, Ronald Justice Jr and Vincent Hudson whom she reared; five stepchildren, Leslie Slaughter, Carol Bennett, Edwina Mackey, Melissa Hudson all of Youngstown, Ohio and Ebony Williams of California; grandchildren, Frederick Glenn Jr. , Shelonda Glenn , Charlotte Glenn, Jamal Hamilton,  Chris Hamilton, Demetrius Hudson , Paris Hudson, Jamiyah Hudson and Gabrielle Hudson; 18 great grandchildren, Tyrone, James, Ariyana, Larry, Isiah, Morgen, Malachi, Aliyana, Elijah all of Youngstown, Ohio and Nevaeh, Ste’Vena, Denver, Liberti, Blake, Dylan, Steven, Londyn, Landon all of Michigan; and one great great grandson, Jonari Justice of Youngstown, Ohio; three sisters, Leonetta  Pritchard, Lily Mae Collier & Linda Robinson of Youngstown, Ohio; and a host of family and friends.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, two children, Kathy Johnson and John Johnson; two brothers, Leon and John Johnson Sr.; a stepdaughter, Annie Mae “Kate” Hudson; and three grandchildren, Monya Justice, Johnathan Leeper and Steven Hamilton. 

Visitation will be Friday, October 20, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman Street Youngstown, OH.  Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 a.m.

Ministry of comfort, love and dignity entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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October 20, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Bethel Baptist Church
1507 Hillman Street
Youngstown, OH 44507

Funeral Service
October 20, 2023

11:00 AM
New Bethel Baptist Church
1507 Hillman Street
Youngstown, OH 44507


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