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YOUNGSTOWN – Mrs. Cassandra Elkins, 76, moved into her heavenly home, Friday, March 31, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

Mrs. Elkins was born on July 13, 1946, in Youngstown, the daughter of James Sr. and Alberta Mathis Davis. She graduated in 1964 from South High School and attended Youngstown State University. She worked as a sales clerk with Sears, and retired after more than 25 years of service. She was a member of the Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church and received the Holy Spirit on March 19, 1972. She served as the church’s pianist for many years, and served as the church’s decorator. Her greatest joy was leading others to Christ. She has also served as a musician for several churches. An impeccable seamstress, she enjoyed traveling, baking, shopping, knitting, and knitting.

She leaves to grieve her death but to celebrate her eternal peace, her three daughters Sherry L. Elkins and Pamela R. Powers, both from Youngstown, and Tracy Elkins Bryant from Brandywine, Maryland; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Brenta (Rudy) Stevens from Youngstown and Mintha Ware from Canton; two brothers, James E. (Norma) Davis Jr. of West Orange, New Jersey, and Jonathan Moore of Cleveland; and a group of family, church, and friends.

On her parents’ side, she was preceded in death by her godparents, John R. and Aura de Moore; and her brother, John R. Moore Jr.

Visiting will be from 10-11am on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church, 1812 Oakhill Ave. Funeral services will follow at 11am. Due to the pandemic, guests are required to wear masks and observe social distancing.

A ministry of comfort, love, and dignity entrusted to LE Black, Phillips, and Holden Funeral Home.

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