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Lavonne Johnson

March 7, 1949 ~ January 3, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Obituary

Ms. Lavonne Johnson, 73, departed this life Tuesday January 3, 2023 at her home. 

Lavonne was born March 7, 1949 in Buena Vista, MS. the daughter of Clifton Sr. and Castene Willis-Baskin.   She was a graduate of East High School. Lavonne worked as a literature evangelist for the Allegheny West Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist, retiring in 2014.  She was a faithful member of Temple Emanuel S.D.A. Church, where she served as Ordained Elder, Sabbath School Superintendent and Teacher, member of the Faith Choir and taught a Women’s Bible Study.  Her hobbies were decorating and gardening.  She was a devoted daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother, becoming a friend to all who would meet her; a Lakers fan and an avid basketball fan.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving mother Mrs. Castene Baskin of Youngstown, two daughters; Natasha Johnson of Hendersonville, TN. and Leslie Johnson of Raleigh, N.C.; grandsons Adrian and JeLyn; two brothers; Clifton Baskin Jr. and Jeffrey Baskin; and a sister Lynda (King) Dandridge, sister-in-law Karen Baskin and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father Clifton Baskin Sr., two brothers; Rayford Baskin and Ronald Baskin and a sister Beverly James. 

Visitation will be held at Temple Emanuel S.D.A. Church on Sunday, January 8, 2023 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. with the funeral service following at 12 noon. Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and to practice social distancing.

 Services of Love and Dignity entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 8, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Temple Emmanuel SDA Church
108 W. Indianola Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44507

Funeral Service
Sunday
January 8, 2023

12:00 PM
Temple Emmanuel SDA Church
108 W. Indianola Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44507

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