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Erika "E" Skinner Murrell

October 9, 1973 — December 18, 2023



Erika Murrell (Skinner), age 50, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2023, in Youngstown, Ohio. 


She was born on October 9, 1973,  a daughter of Carlotta Ivy Skinner and Roosevelt Skinner. Erika was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, and grandmother who will be deeply missed by her family and friends.


Erika attended The Rayen High School in Youngstown, OH. She was employed as a Health Aid at Windhaven House. She had a heart for the elderly, leaving a meaningful impression on those under her care.

Outside of her career, Erika had a passion for cooking and enjoyed preparing meals for family gatherings and holidays. She also cherished spending time with friends, watching movies, and shopping.


Erika is survived by her mother, Carlotta Skinner; her daughter, Ceara Symone Johnson; her brothers, Christopher Ivy, Dennis Ivy, Roosevelt Morris; her sisters, Nakita Skinner, Jasmine Handy, Karla Handy, Kellie Handy; and her four beloved grandchildren, Christina, Ava'Simone, Sir' Austin and Arvelle and a host of niece and nephews as well as family in Detroit Michigan.


She was preceded in death by her father,  an aunt, Tracey Ivy Johnson and her grandparents, George and Ruth Ivy.


There will be a Viewing Only honoring Erika's life scheduled for Thursday, January 4, 2024, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.


The compassionate staff at F.D Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Erika "E" Skinner Murrell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

FD Mason Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

511 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502

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