Mary Crayon

Mary Crayon

Aug 4, 1945 - May 23, 2020
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Mary Crayon was born on August 4, 1945, in Hughes, Arkansas, to Helen and Nora Rule. She was a 1963 Honors graduate at Jesup W.Scott High School, in Toledo, Ohio.

In 1965, she married the love of her life,Richard Crayon, Sr. and began her career as a Communications Specialist, for the Ohio Bell Company.

Mary was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church, where she served in Stewardship Ministy, Sunday School teaching and participated heavily in servving multiple communities through the Church Foodbank program. Mary also served as a board member at Naomi House, an organization dedicated to providing shelter, support and beneficial services for women overcoming alcohol and substance abuse.

Mary had a genuine love for people, family was extremely important to her, she always showed unconditional love to all of her relatives. We thank God for giving us Mary as a wife, mother, grandparent, sister, aunt cousin, friend, mentor and child of God. We will cherish her spirit filled life forever.

Mary was preceded in death by her father, Jessie Almon, brother, Keith Almon and brothers-in-law, Bill and David Crayon.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband, Richard Crayon, Sr; son, Richard Crayon, II; daughter, Denise Crayon; mother, Helen Almon; sisters, Elizabeth Conley, Maxine Turner, Laurine, Angela, Lula Crayon and Brenda Cook Almon; brothers, Darrell Almon and Shelley Crayon, II; 5 grandchildren, Kortlynn, Jordan, Tanlya, Cyanna and Miya Crayon; nieces, Sonya Wilson, Lushaun Crayon Falconer, Alires Almon and Ayana Jordan; nephews, William Crayon, Jr., Mark Conley, Shelley Crayon, III, Lumon Crayon and a host of relatives and friends.
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  • Visitation

    June 6, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    June 6, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    2550 Nebraska Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
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  • Interment

    June 6, 2020 |
    June 6, 2020
    Ottawa Hillls Memorial Park Cemetery
    4210 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606
    Toledo, Oh

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Jacquelyn Fesola’i

Posted at 01:25pm
My deepest sympathy to Richard Crayon and his family. My name is Jacquelyn (Williams) Fesola’i I grew up down the street from Richard and his family. I’ve know Mary als for years. Mary May you always RIP.🙏🏼

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Lottie Sherife-kekulah

Posted at 12:18pm
Mary was always had a quiet sweet nature, and always friendly. She was an angel on earth and continue to be one in heaven. She will be missed by family and friends. Condolences to the family.

Denise Almon Parham

Posted at 11:49am
With love, prayers and hugs, Your Georgia Family, The Children of Robert and Almeda Almon
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Posted at 10:34am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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