Jacqueline Larette Burley, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ms. Jacqueline Larette Burley, 76, of Youngstown, moved into her heavenly mansion on Sunday, May 9, 2021.

Mrs. Burley was born in Youngstown on August 22, 1944, to Hugh E. and Carrie Lee Wilkerson.

She graduated from East High School in 1962 and attended nursing school.

Youngstown East High School Alumni Honors

She had been with Delphi Packard Electric for a while. Known for her outstanding work as the Executive Director of Protestant Family Services for over 25 years, Jackie had planned to retire in late 2021 to enjoy spending time with her family.

Jackie was a member of the Church at Warren, Church Women United, and the Tri-City Chapter of Medical Assistance.

Jackie was unique and loved line dancing so much that she formed a group of women who met at her home for over ten years and were called the Burley Line Dancers.

She leaves to mourn her death but to rejoice in her eternal peace, her son Clarence L. (Cathy) Burley II; Great niece who raised her, Fantasia Lowe; her daughter-in-law, Azell Burley; one sister, Sybil A. West; Brother Ray H. Wilkerson; three grandchildren, Shantel “Shannie” Saunders of Atlanta, Georgia who cared for them, DeShawn Burley and Qynn Burley; three great-grandchildren, DeShawn Burley Jr., Deondre Burley, and Aubrionna Burley; Goddaughter, Shari Smith-Mckinney from Youngstown, Stacey Richardson from Columbus, and a host of family members and friends.

Her parents greeted her at the Gate of Heaven. her husband, Clarence L. Burley, Sr .; her son Wesley H. Burley and her sister Mozelle Snead.

A walking tour will be held at New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman Street on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The funeral services take place at 11:00 a.m. Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing. Please do not remain in church after viewing to ensure the health and safety of all.

A service of love and dignity entrusted to it LE Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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A TV tribute will air Tuesday, May 18, at approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX, and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.