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Deborah L Crenshaw

January 14, 1964 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 55)



Deborah Crenshaw passed away unexpectedly due to a brief illness on June 20th, 2019 at University Hospitals in Cleveland Ohio.

Deborah was born in Bellamy Alabama to loving parents Oliver and Minnie Crenshaw.  Deborah was the 9th child of 13.  She graduated from Sumter Central High School in 1981.  Shortly after graduating high school she relocated to Elyria Ohio where she raised her five children and began her life-long love of the Cleveland Indians.

Deborah worked at Palm Crest East Nursing Home as a Nursing Assistant for over ten years before devoting her time to be a Grandmother and Mother.  Deborah’s hobbies included styling hair, collecting Cleveland Indians memorabilia, Cooking, Knitting and a love of old Westerns.

Deborah was preceded in death by her Parents Minnie Crenshaw (nee Capers) and Oliver Crenshaw, Sisters Carolyn Capers, Georgia Capers and Bertha Rowe and Brother Wade Capers.

Deborah leaves to cherish in her memory, her Children; Daughters Kiana Crenshaw, Jalisa Crenshaw and Tyleeta Madison of Elyria, OH and Sons Daeshaun Crenshaw of Lorain, OH and Javonni Madison of Elyria, OH.  She also leaves behind:  the Father of her children Tyrone Madison and her special friend Kevin James, Six Sisters; JoAnn Capers of Boston MA, Lilly Ann Capers, Gail Jackson, Sarah Harris, Cynthia Crenshaw all of Bellamy AL and Lucy Capers of Elyria OH, Two Brothers; Wayne Pennington and Jerome Capers of Bellamy AL, twelve Grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

Friends may call on Friday, June 28, 2019 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, 127 W. Bridge St., Elyria, OH 44035 from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. Funeral services and arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 127 W. Bridge St., Elyria, OH 44035. Online


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June 28, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Carter Funeral Homes, Inc.
127 W Bridge St
Elyria, OH 44035

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