March 11, 1959 ~ March 5, 2021
Born in: Los Angeles, California
Resided in: Los Angeles, California
Donna Lyn Mayers, affectionately known as Deda, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the age of 61.
Deda was born in the city of Los Angeles into a loving family. She met the love of her life, husband Carter Mayers, Jr., in the mid-1970s. Their union produced three daughters, Naila, Jamila and Nia, three beloved grandsons Caleb, Joshiah and Uriah.
She was educated in the Los Angeles Unified School District and went on to complete her Associates Degree within the Los Angeles Community College District. Deda spent her career focusing on the education and care of others.
Deda was an active member of the community, volunteering her time with various community outreach organizations and advocating for her neighborhood. Deda was a life-long learner, a trait she passed on to her children, and was often found in classes learning new hobbies which she often shared with others.
In addition to being a dedicated and loving wife and mother, Deda enjoyed cooking, sewing and jewelry making. She held an unwavering love and faith in God, which she shared with everyone she encountered in her life. Being a witness for God’s love and serving in his Kingdom.
Deda was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Marjorie Binion. She leaves to cherish her memories a host of family, friends and neighbors. She will be missed.