Debra N. Wilkerson-Debra N. Wilkerson 59, of Youngstown departed this life Saturday, August 22, 2020.
Debra was born on November 29, 1961, in Manhattan, New York, daughter of Shirley and Norman Wilkerson. Debra had five siblings as follows: Norman, Irvin, Kim, Denise, Teressa. Debra attended the public schools in New York before relocating to Youngstown, Ohio. After moving to Ohio, she attended East High school. Debra enjoyed watching movies, playing cards, working puzzle books, and doing hair.
In 1979 Debra met Johnnie Carnathan, her life-long partner, and the couple became inseparable until her death.
She leaves to cherish in her memory her common law husband, Johnnie L. Carnathan; her mother, Shirley Wilkerson Starks; one sister, Denise Wilkerson; two brothers, Norman Wilkerson, and Irvin Wilkerson; her mother-in-law, Florence Carnathan; three sisters-in-law; Bettye Carnathan, Joann Carnathan, and Lynda Williams and host of nieces and nephew and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father; two sisters, Kim Wilkerson and Teressa Wilkerson; brother-in-law, Tommie L. Carnathan Jr. and her father-in-law, Tommie Carnathan Sr.
Funeral services where held on August 31, 2020 at F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc..
The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.