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Eva Milligan

February 10, 1912 - August 22, 2014

Mother Eva Milligan departed on August 22, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Mother Eva Milligan. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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James S. Jennings

November 26, 1928 - August 19, 2014

Rev. James S. Jennings departed on August 19, 2014 in Edison, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Rev. James S. Jennings. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Donald Odums

July 29, 1933 - August 18, 2014

Deacon Donald "Dude" Odums was born on July 29, 1933 in Cuthbert, Georgia to the late Susie Mae Odums and Homer Rogers. He was educated in the Randolph County Public School system. At an early age, he joined Piney Grove Baptist Church in Cuthbert, Georgia. Donald enlisted in the United States Air Force from which he was honorably discharged. Upon his discharge from the Air Force, Donald settled...
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Deborah Elizabeth Jeter

May 7, 1950 - August 18, 2014

Deborah Elizabeth Jeter departed on August 18, 2014 in Cranford, New jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Deborah Elizabeth Jeter. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Talib Abdul Muhammad

April 21, 1956 - August 5, 2014

Talib Abdul Muhammad "Lonnie" (formerly known as Alonzo Branham) was born on April 21, 1956 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, son of Laurece Branham and Edward Robinson, Sr. Talib whose family and friends called him (nickname) Lonnie was raised in Linden, New Jersey and he was educated in the Linden Public School System. While attending Linden High School, he played on the basketball team. After high...
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Larry Bernard Whitehead

April 29, 1952 - July 17, 2014

Larry Bernard Whitehead was born on April 29, 1952 in Wilmington, North Carolina, dear son of Inez Whitehead and the late Johnnie Clarence Whitehead. He came to New Jersey in 1956 and resided in Elizabeth and graduated from Thomas Edison High School. Larry relocated to Roselle in 1990. He was employed as a Quality Assurance Inspector at Interbake Foods in Elizabeth for many years. Larry was...
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Terrance Lamont Stradford

June 23, 1969 - July 14, 2014

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Mae F. Johnson

April 8, 1920 - July 11, 2014

Mrs. Mae F. Johnson was born on April 8, 1920 in Hillsboro, Virginia, daughter of the late Arthur H. and Mabel Fairfax. She was the youngest of 3 children. She was predeceased by her two brothers. After growing up in Virginia, Mae moved to Washington, D. C. where she lived and worked. In 1941, she met and married the love of her life John F. Johnson. From this union two daughters were born...
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James Smith

March 22, 1925 - July 6, 2014

James Smith "Zimp" departed on July 6, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of James Smith. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Debra Carolina

June 7, 1952 - July 2, 2014

Debra Carolina was born on June 7, 1952 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, daughter of Marilyn Hurling Carolina and the late Charles "Bootsie" Carolina. She lived in Roselle and Linden where she attended the Roselle and Linden Public School system. Debra ran Track & Field in junior and high school. Debra was employed as a Home Health Aide at Full Circle Health Services in Union for ten years, before...
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Hardie Warner, Jr.

June 7, 1932 - June 25, 2014

Hardie Warner, Jr. departed on June 25, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Hardie Warner, Jr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Milton A. Byrd, Sr.

May 28, 1939 - June 24, 2014

Reverend Milton A. Byrd, Sr. was born on May 28, 1939 in Rock Bluff, Florida, the third child of the late William and Olivia Brigham Byrd of Panama City, Florida. He graduated from the public schools in Panama City and attended Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida. While attending Edward Waters College, he was called to the Ministry. Prior to becoming the pastor at Bethlehem, he...
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Olivia Ann Gettis

April 10, 1963 - June 21, 2014

Olivia Ann Gettis, affectionately known by friends and family as "Ann," was born on April 10, 1963 in Aberdeen, Mississippi, daughter of Charles Gettis and Olivia Edwards Gettis. The family relocated to Linden, New Jersey in 1967 when Ann was four years old. In 1969, the family moved to Elizabeth where Ann attended Elizabeth Public Schools and graduated from Elizabeth High School. After high...
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Polly Ann Reed

December 13, 1954 - June 13, 2014

Polly Ann Reed was born on December 13, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey, daughter of the late Jeanette Reed and Robert E. Hall. She has lived in Maplewood since 2009 before moving to East Orange. Polly retired as a Registered Nurse at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Morris Plains from 2004 to 2012. Previously, she was a Registered Nurse at the Essex County Prison in Newark for 1995 to 2001....
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Henry Dread Dixon, Jr.

September 28, 1940 - June 10, 2014

Henry "Pon" Dread Dixon, Jr., affectionately called "Pon," was born on September 28, 1940 in Absecon, New Jersey, son of the late Georgia B. and Henry Dixon, Sr. He attended the Roselle Public School system and has lived in Roselle for many years. Henry also lived in Rahway (5 years), Elizabeth (30 years), North Plainfield (22 years) and Avenel (1 year). In 1953 He met the love of his life,...
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Ruth Elaine Welters

August 2, 1924 - June 7, 2014

Ruth Elaine Welters departed on June 7, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Ruth Elaine Welters. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Arnetta Louise Knight

July 13, 1926 - June 6, 2014

Arnetta Louise Knight was born on July 13, 1926 in Portsmouth, Virginia, daughter of Bessie Jeffries Lassiter and Berlin Lassiter. Educated in the Portsmouth Public School system, she graduated from I. C. Norcum High School in Portsmouth. She would later attend classes at Saint Paul's Polytechnic Institute (now Saint Paul's College) in Lawrenceville, Virginia before moving to New Jersey in the...
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Druscilla Annette Clark

January 3, 1957 - June 1, 2014

Druscilla Annette Clark "Peaches" departed on June 1, 2014 in Edison, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Druscilla Annette Clark. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Charlie Mae White

July 31, 1927 - June 1, 2014

Charlie Mae White was born on July 31, 1927 in Bishopville, South Carolina, the 8th of 12 children born to Mary Magdalene Holmes Stradford and Charlie Stradford. As a young child, Charlie Mae moved with her family to Roselle, New Jersey. She was educated in the Roselle Public School System attending Lincoln School (elementary school) and graduating from Abraham Clark High School. After high...
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Isaac Johnson

April 24, 1923 - May 24, 2014

Isaac "Boy" Johnson was born on April 24, 1923 in Bishopville, South Carolina, son of the late Abby and Elisha Johnson. He came to New Jersey as a child and lived in Linden for over 70 years. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age and joined Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Bishopville, South Carolina. Isaac was employed as a Master Brick Mason for Louis A. Siroas General...
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Kenneth Lamar Williamson

November 29, 1971 - May 7, 2014

Kenneth Lamar Williamson was born on November 29, 1971 in Winter Haven, Florida, and departed this life on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at RWJUH at Rahway in Rahway, New Jersey. He attended elementary and middle school in Lakeland, Florida. Kenneth moved to Rahway, New Jersey with his parents in 1987. Kenneth graduated from Rahway High School in 1991. Kenneth and his family joined attended Holy...
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Ophelia Denise Hunt Dease

July 4, 1961 - May 7, 2014

Mrs. Ophelia "Niecey" Denise Hunt Dease was born on July 4, 1961 in East Orange, New Jersey, daughter of Minnie Perry-Hunt and the late William H. Hunt. Niecey was the beloved wife of Jeffrey Dease since April 3, 1981, mothered two wonderful sons Nuri and Michael Dease, and was an admirable grandmother to Demarius, Mikaylah and Mekhi Dease. Through her journey of life, she was an outstanding...
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First Lady Barbara Ann Chambliss

November 5, 1940 - May 7, 2014

Barbara Ann Chambliss was born on November 5, 1940 in Gastonia, North Carolina, daughter of Mamie Henry Williams and James Williams. Her family relocated to Roselle, New Jersey. She then moved to Linden, New Jersey where she graduated from Linden High School. Barbara was employed as a clerical worker at Paul's Trucking in Avenel, New Jersey. She had previously worked for Griffith's Electronics...
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Mary Ella Cunningham

May 11, 1933 - April 21, 2014

Sister Mary Ella Cunningham was born to the late Annie and Amos Curbison on May 11, 1933 in Logan West Virginia. She was the second born of five children and attended Arcoma High School where she was a noted saxophone player in the band. Mary excelled in High School and was offered a scholarship to Wilberforce College. It was in Stirrat, West Virginia where she met and married Asberry "Zack"...
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Lily Mae Jenkins

August 3, 1929 - April 13, 2014

Lily Mae "Lil" Jenkins was born on August 3, 1929 in Huntington, New York, daughter of the late Willie Mae Terry Moore and Thomas Moore. Lily met the love of her life Willie R. Jenkins, Sr. and started their family in Newark, New Jersey before moving to Roselle in 1965. She was employed as a Solderer at Electro Catheter Company in Rahway, New Jersey for 11 years before retiring in 1982. ...
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Viola Sampson Lloyd

June 3, 1923 - March 27, 2014

Viola Sampson Lloyd departed on March 27, 2014 in Linden, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Viola Sampson Lloyd. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Willie Mae Pearson Pressley

December 24, 1931 - March 23, 2014

Willie Mae Pearson Pressley was born on December 24, 1931, to the late Willie Joseph Pearson and Ada Chambers Pearson in Bishopville, South Carolina. She was the third of five children born to that union. On Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the age of 82, God's Angels came to escort her home. Willie Mae was educated in the Lee County Public Schools. She attended the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church...
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Margie Denise Cook-Fernan

October 6, 1967 - March 19, 2014

Margie Denise Cook-Fernan departed on March 19, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Margie Denise Cook-Fernan. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Marvin Delvin St. Clair Holmes, Sr.

June 18, 1920 - March 15, 2014

Marvin Delvin St. Clair Holmes, Sr. was born on June 18, 1920 in Christ Church, Virginia son of Virginia Walker Holmes and Nestor Holmes. On May 5, 1938, he graduated from Middlesex High School in Locust Hill, Virginia. He then attended Virginia State College until 1941 when he was called to serve his country in the United States Army. He later settled in Plainfield, New Jersey where he...
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Joseph Frances DeSarno, Jr.

July 30, 1953 - March 14, 2014

Joseph Frances DeSarno, Jr. was born on July 30, 1953 in Bayonne, New Jersey, son of Bridgette Palido DeSarno and Joseph Frances DeSarno, Sr. Educated in the Bayonne Public School System, he graduated from Bayonne High School in 1972 where he excelled in football. Upon graduation, Joseph entered the United States Marine Corp. He served in Germany and during the Vietnam War before he was...
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Lilly Ruth Smith

December 27, 1946 - March 10, 2014

Lilly Ruth Smith, formerly of Elizabeth and Linden, NJ departed on March 10, 2014 in Denville, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Lilly Ruth Smith. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Josie Lee Dennis

August 5, 1914 - March 4, 2014

Josie Lee Dennis was born on August 5, 1914 in Charlottesville, Virginia. She was the fifth of six children born to Marie and Isreal Hearns. Having lost both of her parents at the age of five, she was raised by her aunt Marsha Harris. In 1933, Josie migrated north to Far Rockaway, New York. There she attended New York Institute for Dietetics, Inc. and received a Catering Certificate. It was a...
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Zelma Mae Ferguson

November 16, 1932 - February 27, 2014

Zelma Mae Ferguson was born on November 16, 1932 in Lobato, West Virginia, daughter of the late Ida B. McMillon and Ulysis McMillon. Zelma graduated from Buffalo High School in Accoville, West Virginia in 1951 where she met her first love, Raymond Ferguson. Soon after graduating from high school, the couple married and moved to Newark, New Jersey where they raised two daughters. Zelma was...
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Lucy Pauline Jackson

May 19, 1942 - February 25, 2014

Lucy Pauline Jackson began this life on May 19, 1942 in Martinsville, Virginia. She was the daughter of Thomas Matthews and Evernel Scurry and lovingly raised by the late Margaret Richardson and the late Bishop James C. Richardson, Sr. of Martinsville, Virginia. She met and married her one and only partner for 51 years of this life, Robert Jackson. She entered into eternal rest on Tuesday,...
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Monica Mercedes VanDunk

July 8, 1957 - February 20, 2014

Monica Mercedes VanDunk was born on July 8, 1957 in Newark, New Jersey, daughter of the late James Edward and Muriel Alexander. She was the second oldest of seven children and was predeceased by her sister, Marilyn Alexander and her soul mate and lifelong partner, Calvin Milliner. Monica attended the Newark Public School system, later moving to Linden in the early 1980s. She attended Drake...
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Advanced Senior Mother Lulu Bell Caroll

December 16, 1928 - February 14, 2014

Advanced Senior Mother Lulu Bell Caroll, was born on December 16, 1928 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, daughter of the late Rebecca and Robert Ingram. She was a life long resident of Edison. She met and married Samuel L. Caroll. This union was blessed with two sons. Mother Caroll received her Bachelors degree and her LPN and RN licenses. She was employed at Muhlenberg Hospital, Plainfield, NJ as an...
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Evangelist Luvenia Thomas

November 17, 1933 - February 13, 2014

Evangelist Luvenia Thomas, the youngest child of eighteen, was born to the late Harry and Beatrice McKinnon on November 17, 1933 in Macon, Georgia. She attended the Macon Public School system. As a young lady, she moved with her family to Newark, New Jersey. On May 19, 1954, she married Tyler Thomas, Jr. This union was blessed with five children. The family moved to Elizabeth and lived there...
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Cheryl Maureen Brantley

June 13, 1949 - February 9, 2014

Cheryl Maureen Brantley departed on February 9, 2014 in East Orange, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Cheryl Maureen Brantley. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Mary Ruby Mack Vice

January 13, 1918 - February 7, 2014

Mrs. Mary Ruby Mack Vice of Sharpsburg, Georgia was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on January 13, 1918. Her late husband and cherished love, Mr. Melvin Vice predeceased her on June 13, 1986. She was the eldest of four children born to the late Annie Thorne Mack and Reuben Mack. Upon graduation from high school in 1936, Mary Ruby married her childhood sweetheart, Melvin. During World War II,...
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Darvin Kenard Mc Morris

November 25, 1951 - January 25, 2014

Darvin "Duff" Kenard Mc Morris was born on November 25, 1951 in Durham, North Carolina, son of the late Horace and Sadie Mae Mc Morris. Darvin was a life long resident of Linden. He was educated in the Linden Public School system and graduated from Linden High School, class of 1971. He was trained as a Light Weight Boxer at the Elizabeth Armory in Elizabeth and remained undefeated. He was...
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Remer Hudson

June 18, 1926 - January 25, 2014

Remer Hudson departed on Saturday, January 25, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Remer Hudson. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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James S. Johnson III

November 12, 1927 - January 25, 2014

James S. Johnson, III "Sam" departed on Saturday, January 25, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of James S. Johnson, III. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Velma Irene Cox

January 6, 1920 - January 24, 2014

Velma Irene Cox departed on Friday, January 24, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Velma Irene Cox. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Frank Levi Cochran

November 8, 1947 - January 21, 2014

Frank "Honey" Levi Cochran was born on November 8, 1947 in Abbeville, Alabama, son of the late Levi and Teresa Davis Cochran. He was educated in the Abbeville Public School system. He came to New Jersey in the early 1970s and has lived in Roselle for over 30 years. Frank served his country in the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War from August 16, 1967 – August 14, 1970. He...
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Arvetta Marie Farmer

December 19, 1943 - January 21, 2014

Arvetta Marie Farmer was born on December 19, 1943 in Roselle, New Jersey, to the late Mack and Gola Bell Massey. Arvetta was educated in the Roselle Public School system and graduated from Abraham Clark High School. She earned an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Sawyer Business School. She was employed as a Supervisor for the State of New Jersey Department of Labor in...
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James Edgar Harmon

February 19, 1930 - January 16, 2014

James Edgar Harmon departed on January 16, 2014 in Rahway, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of James Edgar Harmon. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Thelma E. Wilson Blaine

November 4, 1918 - January 11, 2014

Thelma E. Wilson Blaine was born on November 4, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of William E. and Blanche Wilson. Upon moving to Roselle, New Jersey at a young age, she remained a resident her entire life. Thelma was educated in the Roselle Public School system. After graduation she attended Union County College. Because of World War II, she had to put her education on the back burner and...
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Lucy Mae Hopson Williams

April 4, 1938 - January 10, 2014

Lucy Mae Hopson Williams was born on April 4, 1938 to the late Willie and Eva Brown in Ridgeville, South Carolina. She entered into eternal rest on January 10, 2014. Lucy was educated in the Dorchester County, South Carolina Public Schools System and was a proud graduate of the Class of 1956 from Kennedy High School. After finishing high school Lucy moved from South Carolina to New Jersey. Lucy...
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Rodney Fitzgerald Lyles

March 22, 1966 - January 2, 2014

Rodney Fitzgerald Lyles On March 22, 1966, heaven smiled upon us, and in the realm of God's divine providence, he willed that a lovely baby boy be born to Daisy and Willie Lyles, Sr. Rodney Fitzgerald Lyles was born in Randolph County, Georgia. Shortly after, the family moved to Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1967. He was educated in Elizabeth Public School system and Graduated from Elizabeth High...
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Henrietta Marie Skipper

November 24, 1937 - December 8, 2013

Henrietta Marie Skipper was born on November 24, 1937 in Neptune, New Jersey to the late Henry Dixon, Sr. and Beatrice Dixon. She grew up in Abescon, New Jersey, and lived in Edison and Roselle before settling in Rahway 35 years ago. She was employed a Nurses Aide at Woodbridge State School before becoming a Line Technician at Wilson Jones Company. Henrietta and her late husband Daniel Skipper...
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Willie Mae Brown

November 30, 1943 - November 24, 2013

Willie Mae Brown was born on November 30, 1943 in Bishopville, South Carolina to the late Nelson Brown, Sr. and Janie Brown. She was educated through the Bishopville Public School system. Willie Mae was employed as a Line Worker at Schering Plough Corporation in Kenilworth for 15 years, retiring in 2010. Previously, she worked as a Floor Technician for Lemer Packaging Company in Garwood for 32...
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Gettie Corbett

December 3, 1930 - November 17, 2013

Gettie Corbett departed on November 17, 2013 in Freehold, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Gettie Corbett. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Geneva Wilmore

March 1, 1938 - November 6, 2013

Geneva Wilmore departed on November 6, 2013 in Livingston, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Geneva Wilmore. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Roland Carter

July 1, 1955 - November 3, 2013

Roland "Bop" Carter was born on July 1, 1955 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late William Carter, Sr. and the late Julia Ann Stradford Carter. He grew up in Roselle, New Jersey, and lived in Elizabeth. He moved to Linden where he resided until he departed this life. Roland's early years were spent in Roselle, New Jersey where he was educated in the public school system. "Bop," as he was...
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Delores Blondell Rhodes

August 7, 1930 - November 1, 2013

Delores Blondell Rhodes, daughter of the late James and Madeline Pleasant was born August 7, 1930 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She answered God's call to everlasting life on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 2:15 AM at the Woodlands in Plainfield, New Jersey. Educated in the Jersey City Public School System, Delores graduated from Snyder High School with the Class of June, 1948. Being raised in a...
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Pearlie Shurland

February 19, 1930 - October 29, 2013

Pearlie Shurland was born on February 19, 1930 at the Public Hospital in Georgetown, Guyana. She was the only child from Edna Alves and lost her mother at the tender age of three. Pearlie was raised by her maternal aunt in the Kitty area of Georgetown, Guyana. She attended the local public school system there. She was a woman of compassion and had a great love for others and was always...
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Crystal Selina Brookins

September 19, 1964 - October 24, 2013

Crystal Selina Brookins was born on September 19, 1964 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, daughter of Henrietta and Bernard Brookins, Sr. She attended the Edison Public School system and graduated from Metuchen High School. She was a resident of Rahway, New Jersey. Crystal was employed at Continental/United Airlines for twenty years and United Teamsters Insurance for eight years. She was a member...
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Jimmie Davis

March 9, 1949 - October 22, 2013

Our beloved Jimmie Davis was born on March 9, 1949 in Maplesville, Alabama. He departed his earthly life on October 22, 2013. He was the second eldest of eight children born to Ervin Davis Jr. and Mrs. Petunia Davis. Jimmie was baptized at an early age at the New Convert Baptist Church. He also attended the Chilton County Elementary School in Maplesville, Alabama. The family relocated to...
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Tracy Richelle Knight

November 1, 1963 - October 20, 2013

Tracy Richelle Knight was born on November 1, 1963 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, daughter of the late Jimmie Lee and Dorothy Knight. She attended the Linden and Elizabeth Public School systems. She lived in Elizabeth most of her life. Tracy was a Deejay in Union and Essex counties for over 20 years. She was a Deejay at First Choice in Newark for over 10 years and at Native New Yorker in Elizabeth...
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Jerolyn Darnetta Anderson

October 15, 1954 - October 10, 2013

Jerolyn Darnetta (Mc Duffie) Anderson was born on October 15, 1954 in Sumter, South Carolina, the daughter of Elijah Mc Duffie, Sr. and Dorothy Peterson Mc Duffie. Jerolyn, affectionately called "Kitty" by family and friends, was educated in the Linden Public School system. Upon completion of her high school education, she attended and graduated from Trenton State College with a Bachelor of...
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Edmond Louis Carter, Jr.

June 17, 1936 - October 9, 2013

Edmond Louis Carter, Jr. was born on June 17, 1936 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, son of the late Edmond L. Carter, Sr. and Mattie Pearl Raymond. Edmond was educated in the Linden Public School system and was a lifelong resident of Linden. He grew up in Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. He was affectionately known as "Chuck", "Jr. Boy" and "Big Jr." He made a living as a Plumber, Handyman and...
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John Henry Joyner

March 6, 1935 - October 5, 2013

John Henry Joyner departed on October 5, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of John Henry Joyner. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Elder Tajuana Maria Williams

June 8, 1970 - October 5, 2013

Elder Tajuana Maria Williams departed on October 5, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Elder Tajuana Maria Williams. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Evangelist Evelyn Maynor-Lowery

March 5, 1938 - October 3, 2013

Evangelist Evelyn Maynor-Lowery was born on March 5, 1938 in Leesburg, Florida, daughter of the late Gold Maynor, Sr. and Cassie Berry. She received her formal education from Lake County Training School in Leesburg, Florida. In 1960, she married James C. Lowery. The Lowery family relocated to Newark, New Jersey in 1965. She was employed at Honeywell Company in Morristown, New Jersey as a Wire...
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Charlotte Charity Wise

December 14, 1919 - September 15, 2013

Charlotte Charity Wise was born on December 14, 1919 in Cranford, New Jersey daughter of the late James and Etta Saunders. After a brief illness, she quietly passed away on Sunday morning, September 15, 2013. She attended the Cranford Public Schools and graduated from Cranford High School in 1938. At an early age, Charlotte was baptized and joined the First Baptist Church of Cranford. Later...
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Mother Sr. Mother Metimo Johnson

October 14, 1928 - September 7, 2013

Sr. Mother Metimo Johnson was born on October 14, 1928 in Youngstown, Ohio, daughter of Mary Lee Bloodworth Green and Henry Clay Green. She received her early education in Youngstown, Ohio and in West Grove. Pa.. While in Ohio, Mother Metimo met Brother William Otis Johnson Sr.. They were married on July 19, 1948 in Coshocton, Ohio. This union was blessed with 4 children. Mother Johnson was...
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Minister Haimchand Budhram

March 7, 1963 - September 6, 2013

Minister Haimchand Budhram heard the trumpet sound and as he celebrated on the eve of Rosh Hashanah ("The Feast of Trumpets") The New Year, he answered the call and said that "he had to go and that Jesus would do this, so he went out to the fields to save souls for Christ Jesus, and he laid down and went to sleep on September 6, 2013 doing what he loved to do winning souls for God's Kingdom!!! ...
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Joan Ethel Fish

June 4, 1938 - September 4, 2013

Joan Ethel Fish departed on September 4, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Joan Ethel Fish. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Annette Whitfield Barnes

April 29, 1944 - September 3, 2013

Annette (Whitfield) Barnes was born on April 29, 1944 in Linden, New Jersey, daughter of Precious (Mobley) and Eddie Whitfield. She moved to Roselle, New Jersey, and was educated in the Roselle Public Schools. She attended Polk Elementary School, formerly known as Lincoln Elementary School, and graduated from Abraham Clark High School. Annette continued her education and became a dental...
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Gregory Wayne Wheeler

May 18, 1957 - August 31, 2013

Gregory Wayne Wheeler was born on May 18, 1957 in Sumter, South Carolina, son of Georgiana Wheeler Blackshear and Jervais Phillips. He lived in Linden all of his life and attended the Linden Public Schools. He was employed as a Material Handler at L'Oreal Cosmetics in Clark, New Jersey for seven years, before becoming disabled. Previously he worked at Hyatt Roller Bearings in Clark, New Jersey...
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Robert Edward Nicholas, Jr.

October 3, 1941 - August 29, 2013

Robert Edward Nicholas, Jr., "Nick" or "Nicademus" as he was affectionately called by his friends, was born on October 3, 1941 in Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge, New Jersey, the son of the late Robert and Leanora Nicholas. He resided in the Township of Montclair. Orphaned at an early age, he was raised by his aunt, Elsie Nicholas with her children. Nick attended the Montclair Public School...
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Louise Fennell Mims

September 12, 1924 - August 27, 2013

Louise Fennell Mims was born on September 12, 1924 to Dora and Albright Fennell of Barkersville, South Carolina, as one of six children. She moved to Detroit, Michigan as a young woman, and later relocated to Elizabeth, New Jersey to be close to family members. She was dutifully employed by Evans Rule Company in Elizabeth for a number of years. She was happily married to James Mims of Eastman,...
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Thomas Allen, Jr.

November 2, 1950 - August 22, 2013

Thomas Allen, Jr. departed on August 22, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Thomas Allen, Jr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Esther Lena Gilbert

February 2, 1914 - August 20, 2013

Esther Lena Gilbert departed on August 20, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Esther Lena Gilbert. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Ethel Fields Moore

April 1, 1921 - August 15, 2013

Ethel Fields Moore departed on August 15, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Ethel Fields Moore. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Bishop LeRoy Holmes

June 3, 1936 - August 4, 2013

Bishop LeRoy Holmes, was born on June 3, 1936 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, son of the late Lester and Elizabeth Holmes. He was raised in Cranford and attended the Cranford Public Schools where he excelled in football. He was a graduate of New York Theological Seminary Bible College. In 1975, the Lord gave Bishop Holmes the name of Resurrection Temple Church. After filing all the papers, he just...
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Miriam Eloise Walker

January 1, 1959 - July 31, 2013

Miriam Eloise (Carroll) Walker was born on January 9, 1959 in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of Marian Flora (Sterling) Carroll-Brown and William Howard Davis. Her mother later married her stepfather, Alfred Carroll, Jr. She received her early formal education in the Newark Public School System. Later, she attended the East Orange, New Jersey Public Schools before going away to the Job Core...
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Walter Eggleston

April 20, 1934 - July 30, 2013

Walter Eggleston was born on April 20, 1934 in Plainfield, New Jersey, son of Dorothy Grace Evans Eggleston and Charles Eggleston and the 7th of 8 brothers and 3 sisters. He was educated in the Plainfield Public School System. He was employed as a Sanitation Worker by the Department of Public Works in Plainfield for many years. Previously he had worked for a moving company also in Plainfield. ...
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George Stradford

June 14, 1950 - July 30, 2013

George Stradford departed on July 30, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of George Stradford. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Odessa Johnson

January 17, 1923 - June 30, 2013

Odessa Johnson departed on June 30, 2013 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Odessa Johnson. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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William Earl Byrd

October 21, 1943 - June 28, 2013

William Earl (Bubba) Byrd was born on October 21, 1943 in Dothan, Alabama, son of the late Howard Byrd and Annie Satfford Byrd. He was one of ten siblings. William's parents later moved to Newark, New Jersey where he received his formal education. As a young man, he joined the United States Army and fought in the Vietnam War where he received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign...
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Eugene Hardrick

April 1, 1935 - June 21, 2013

Eugene "Pop" Hardrick was born April 1, 1935 in Lumpkin, Georgia, son of the late Choice and Rosie Miller Hardrick. He attended the Stewart County Public Schools and was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Lumpkin, Georgia. He lived in Newark, New Jersey before moving to Roselle 45 years ago. Eugene met and married Ruby Lee Scott they were joined in holy matrimony in 1958. He was as a...
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Rosa Lara Moore

January 7, 1931 - June 10, 2013

Rosa Lara Moore was born on January 7, 1931 in Montevideo, Uruguay, the only child of Agustina Mogrovejo Lara and Isidoro M. Lara. In September of 1968, she moved to the United States and would settle in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In May of 1975, she was joined in holy matrimony to Charles Moore. They lived most of their married life in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Rosa had been employed as a Supervisor...
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Leroy Otis Lott, Sr.

January 22, 1928 - May 30, 2013

Leroy Otis Lott, Sr. departed on May 30, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Leroy Otis Lott, Sr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Catherine Thorp

July 20, 1932 - May 26, 2013

Catherine Thorp was born on July 20, 1932 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late Claude McNeal and Ethel Calhoune McNeal. She grew up in Plainfield, attended Plainfield Public School system. Moving from Plainfield to Elizabeth, she lived in Roselle from 1970 to 1989. In 1989, she relocated to Rahway and lived there until her passing. Catherine was employed at Evans Rulers Company in Elizabeth for...
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Bonnie Love

November 10, 1948 - May 25, 2013

Bonnie Love was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on November 10, 1948 to the late James Louis Colvin and Leola Hatcher Colvin. She was raised in Roselle and graduated from Abraham Clark High School. Bonnie lived in Elizabeth for twenty-three years. She worked at L'Oreal USA in Clark and Pathmark Supermarket in Elizabeth. Bonnie loved and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bonnie...
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Mattie Laverne McNeill

April 16, 1938 - May 23, 2013

Mattie Laverne McNeill was born on April 16, 1938 in Erwin, North Carolina to the late Reuben McNeill and Ora Lee Crowder McNeill. She was the eighth of nine children born to this union. On Thursday, May 23, 2013, Mattie Mc Neill departed this life in Linden, New Jersey. Early in her youth, the family moved to Fuquay Springs, North Carolina where she was educated in the Wake County Public School...
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Corine Windham Johnson

May 14, 1936 - May 19, 2013

Corine Windham Johnson was born on May 14, 1936 in Sumter, South Carolina to the late Deacon Charlie Windham, Sr. and Deaconess Carrie Durant Windham. She received her education from Sumter County School system. Corine met and married Isaac Johnson and from this union a daughter was born, Evangelist Gloria E. Johnson. The family moved to New Jersey over fifty years ago. She was employed as a...
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Henry Thomas Nowlin

October 15, 1934 - May 19, 2013

Henry Thomas Nowlin was born on October 15, 1934 in Florence, South Carolina to the late Franklin Thomas and Beatrice Nowlin, stepson to the late Maddie Benjamin Thomas. He was educated in the South Carolina Public School system. Henry relocated to New Jersey and lived in Roselle from 1957 to 1964. He moved to Linden where he lived until his passing. On May 5, 1959, Henry married Mary Davis...
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Dolores Helena Johnson Henderson

November 16, 1935 - May 17, 2013

Reverend Dolores Helena Johnson Henderson was born on November 16, 1935 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, daughter of Viola Helena Davis Johnson and Rev. Henry Wise Johnson, and the youngest of their eight children. She was named Dolores by her sisters. Dolores grew up in Roselle, NJ and was graduated from Abraham Clark High School where she excelled not only in her academics and music, but also in...
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Sandra Lee Orr

September 24, 1960 - May 12, 2013

Sandra Lee Orr departed on May 12, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Sandra Lee Orr. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Robert Lee Wright

September 15, 1936 - May 12, 2013

Robert Lee Wright was born on September 15, 1936 in Estill, South Carolina, son of Roselia Mitchell Wright and Walter Wright. At an early age, his family relocated to Roselle, New Jersey. He was educated in the Roselle Public School System and graduated from Abraham Clark High School. While in high school, he played baseball and competed in the pole vault for the school. On March 15, 1958,...
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Westley Newton

February 1, 1935 - May 9, 2013

Westley Newton departed on May 9, 2013 in Summit, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Westley Newton. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Marion Elizabeth Briddle

February 12, 1932 - April 30, 2013

Marion Elizabeth Briddle This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Marion Elizabeth Briddle. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Larry Leo McGriff, Jr.

April 27, 2013

Larry Leo McGriff, Jr., 53, of Willingboro, New Jersey formerly of Linden passed away on April 27, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Larry Leo McGriff, Jr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Yvonne Marie Bryant

September 17, 1943 - April 26, 2013

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Wilbur Johnson

May 26, 1953 - April 19, 2013

Wilbur Johnson departed on April 19, 2013. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Wilbur Johnson. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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James Walter Brown

December 17, 1930 - April 17, 2013

Mr. James Walter Brown, son of the late Mr. Claude Brown and the late Essie Lee (Thornton) Brown, was born December 17, 1930 in Stewart County, Georgia. He was the oldest of five children. He was educated in the Stewart County Public School System. At an early age, he became a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church in Georgia where he sang in the choir. James' first job was at Tom Houston...
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Sybil Redhead

August 2, 1934 - April 14, 2013

Sybil "Nita" Redhead, (affectionately called "Tanty") was born on August 2, 1934, in Rio Claro, Trinidad. She was the third child for Fenrick Redhead and Hilda Simms. She was educated in Rio Claro, Trinidad. After she left school, Sybil learned to sew and perfected the craft of dressmaking and fashion design. She became a renowned bridal party dressmaker in Trinidad and later in the United...
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Hugh Gregory Potts, Sr.

October 21, 1957 - April 13, 2013

Hugh Gregory Potts, Sr., was born on October 21, 1957 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, son of Ruthie M. Towler and Edward J. Potts, Jr. He was a lifelong resident of Linden. Hugh graduated from Linden High School in the Class of 1976. He was an excellent musician and played for many churches including Emmanuel Tabernacle Assembly of God and First Baptist Church both in Linden, St. Matthew Baptist...
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