Debrah A. Crites (Kendall), 61, passed away Feb. 19. Born in Grantsville, West Virginia, she lived most of her life in Akron. Debrah was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her love for her family was unrivaled. She worked for Roy Allen at Thermo-Rite for 20 years. She enjoyed going to the beach with her lobster, camping, flowers and watching football. She was preceded in death by her father, Cleston Kendall; son, Joseph Root; brother, Ronald Kendall; in-laws, Bruce and Jeannine Crites. Debrah is survived by her husband, Jeff Crites; son, Brian (Jodi) Root of Akron; mother, Mae Hampton; sister, Wanda Kendall of Wadsworth; brother, Kenneth Kendall of Akron; sister -in-law, Teri Sutton of Coventry; grandchildren, Wade, Trevor, Tyler, Elizabeth; great-grandchild, Lilliana; nieces, Kyleena, Elyse, Nikki, Andria, Anissa; nephews, Ronald, Gerald. As well as special friend, Erin Melzer. Visitation will be 10 until noon Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home, 339 Southwest Ave., Tallmadge.