Celebrity Obituaries

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Barbara C. Jordan

June 4, 2018

Barbara C. Jordan departed on Monday, June 4, 2018. Beloved wife of Kenneth I. Jordan, Sr.; devoted mother of Michelle C. (Geane) Chatman, LaTeya R. Jordan and Kenneth I. (D'Ann) Jordan, II; sister of Sherrie L. Burns, David W. and Donald A. Lawrence. She is also survived by six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends
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Charles Cotton Hurd

June 3, 2018

Charles Cotton Hurd peacefully entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 3, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Thomasine Hurd; daughters, Therese Reese (Kevin) and Crystal Hurd; stepdaughters, Antilecia O'Neal (Michael) and Lakeia Tuck (Corey); sons, Eric Hurd and Russell Hurd; mother, Mary Cuthbertson; 11 grandchildren, Eric Jr., Arianna, Dyllan&...
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Arthur Lee Whren

June 1, 2018

Arthur Lee Whren departed on June 1, 2018. Beloved husband of Dianne Whren. Also survived by other relatives and friends.
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Belinda Joy Jenkins

May 29, 2018

Belinda Joy Jenkins entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Joe Jenkins; mother, Verlette R. Tibbs; two daughters, Kawaiba Tamanika Murphy and Kaisha Tanay Tibbs; son, K-Quan Tavon Tibbs; three grandchildren, Aria Gross, Deyani Hunter and Jehcari Carter; two sisters, Antoinette Cheeks and Alvonia Draughn; brother&...
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Melvin A. Lewis, Jr.

May 28, 2018

Melvin A. Lewis, Jr. departed on Monday, May 28, 2018. Beloved son of Shirley J. Lewis; devoted father of Deyonka Lewis; husband of Rosa Daniels. He is also survived by a grandson, Darren Lewis; three sisters, Claudette Ross, Twana Johnson and Gloria Lewis and a host of other relatives and friends.
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John Allen Johnson

May 27, 2018

John Allen Johnson entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 27, 2018. He is survived by his daughter, Felicia Morsell; four sisters, Darlene West-Ruffin, Jacqueline Kearney, Pamela West and Valerie Brown; two brothers, Milton West and Troy West, and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Lawrence E. Leonard, Sr.

May 26, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Lawrence E. Leonard, Sr. departed on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Loving and devoted father of Lawrence E. Leonard, Jr., Wanda M. Leonard and Gregory P. Leonard. He is also survived by five grandchildren, one brother and one sister, other relatives and friends.
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Betty Lou Adams Kendricks

January 25, 1931 - May 26, 2018

Betty Lou Adams Kendrick (Age 87) passed away in her daughter's home in Missouri Saturday, May 26, 2018. Born in Washington, DC on January 25, 1931. She attended and Graduated from Cardoza High School in 1949. Working 30 plus years in the federal government for Housing &Urban Development (HUD) and then an additional 10 years after retirement for Hechingers. She is predeceased...
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Louise Martina Yancey

May 24, 2018

Louise Martina Yancey entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
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Janet A. Bryant

May 24, 2018

Janet A. Bryant entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 24, 2018. She is survived by her husband, James A. Bryant; two daughters, Jeana R. Bryant and Anita D. Leach; five grandchildren, Jasmine A. Bryant, Angelina Leach, James Leach, Paul Leach and Clifton Leach; two sisters, Hameeda A. Smith and Kraheema A. West; nephew, Brendan Rouse; and a host of...
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Roosevelt LittleJohn, Sr.

May 22, 2018

Roosevelt LittleJohn, Sr. departed on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Loving husband of Arrie Ann. He is survived by his two sons, Roosevelt, Jr. (Vernice) and Timothy (Melissa), one daughter, Benita. Also survived by five grandchildren, one great-grandson, other relatives and friends.
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Loretta Helena Rogers

May 22, 2018

Loretta Helena Rogers entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
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Lynette Washington

May 20, 2018

Lynette Washington entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 20, 2018. She is survived by her mother, Daisy Stith, daughter, Melinda Bryant, 2 grandson, Joshua Bryant and Marcus Bryant; 4 sisters, Leslie Harris, Yvonne Cheek, Nicole Barnes and Norma Belt; 4 brothers, Joseph Harris, Sr., Martin Quick, Michael Quick and Denny Quick; a host of...
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Paul Gaither-El

May 20, 2018

Paul Gaither-El "Lucky" "Brother A Bakr-El" entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 20, 2018. He is survived by his partner in life, Esther Atkins-El; stepmother, Beatrice Gaither-Wood; stepson, William "Mike" Butler; sister, Sirletha Gaither; two brothers, Tyrone Gaither-El (Phillis) and William Bethea (Shanese); two uncles, Roscoe Ledbetter and Blanche Gaither...
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Gloria Ford-Smith

May 20, 2018

Gloria Ford-Smith (Age 93) departed on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
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Nathaniel Davis

May 18, 2018

Nathaniel Davis of Washington, DC peacefully journeyed to his heavenly home on Friday, May 18, 2018. He was preceded by his loving wife, Mary E. Davis. Loving father of three daughters, Barbara Gore (Daniel), Joyce McNeill (Willie) and Bonnie Burns (Devon); two grandchildren, Lamont Gore (Samantha) and Danielle Burns; three great-grandchildren; two great-great...
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Embry Davis

May 18, 2018

Embry Davis entered eternal rest on Friday, May 18, 2018. Survived by his daughters, Angel White and Camille Davis; sons, Andre Davis and Embry Davis, Jr.; grandchildren, DeSean White, DeLonte White, DeAndre White, Danae White, and Shawn Hinton, Jr.; sister, Juanita Scott; devoted friend, Serena Muse.
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Ronnie Hall

January 5, 1956 - May 16, 2018

Ronnie Hall, resident of Hyattsville, MD pssed away peacefully at home on May 16, 2018. He is survived by his wife Claudette; four sisters, Shirley McDougal, Queen Elizabeth Kelly, Debra Ann Hall and Phyllis Benjamin; five brothers, Billie Hall, Howard Hall, James Ray Hall, Michael Hall and Dwight Hall; one sister-in-law, Bernadette Queen; two...
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Darlene P. Savoy

May 14, 2018

Darlene P. Savoy departed on Monday, May 14, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Chikel Coleman, Natasha Coleman and Coby Holland; beloved daughter of the late Irene Savoy and Howard Campbell; sister of Romaine Brandford, Marion Myles (Gregory), Cynthia Dorsey (Bernard), Michelle Savoy, Hyland Savoy, Joseph Savoy (Doreatha) and Dominic Savoy. She is also survived...
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Anthony Alan Trice, Jr.

May 14, 2018

Anthony Alan Trice, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 14, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Nichelle M Jeter, father, Anthony A Trice, Sr., sister, Trinity L Trice, three brothers, Everett B Lucas, Jr., Talen A Trice and Markel C Benjamin, a host of other relatives and friends.
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William Lee Moore

May 14, 2018

William Lee Moore entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 14, 2018. He is survived by his daughter Princess Petties (Stefan); two sisters, Patricia Chappelle and Christine Williams; brother, David Moore and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Marian M. Whittington

May 6, 2018

Maria M. Whittington entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 6, 2018. She is survived by four daughters, Bernice Bell, Leona Whittington, Rochelle Whittington and Danielle Whittington; son, Charles Whittington; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Hortance Jefferson and Lorraine Champ; a host of other relatives and friends.
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Frances Burnette Newman Ames

May 6, 2018

Frances Burnette Newman Ames peacefully departed this life after 103 years on Sunday, May 6, 2018. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Dolores Ames Washington (the late Edward); two loving grandsons, Brian Edward and Eric Alvin; three caring great-grandchildren, Courtney, Lindsay and Eric, Jr. She is also survived by a sister, Gladys Newman Benton the only...
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Beverly J. Wood

May 5, 2018

Beverly J. Wood entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She is survived by her sister, Cheryl John and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Richard N. Harris

May 4, 2018

Richard N. Harris, "Dickie", departed this life suddenly on Friday, May 4, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Gloria; two children, April (Lee) and Tracy; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Alice W. Felder

May 2, 2018

Alice W. Felder (Age 89) entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
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Albert James Richardson, Jr.

April 30, 2018

Albert James Richardson, Jr. "Mink" entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 30, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Denise A. Richardson; daughter, Minke T. Richardson; two sons, Jade K. Richardson and Delbert Waller, Jr.; grandson, Kroy B. Richardson; two sisters, Ernestine Barrett and Ethel Brown; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Chesterfield R. Stewart II

April 30, 2018

Chesterfield R. Stewart, II entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 30, 2018. He leaves his wife, Arnell B. Stewart of 66 years of marriage; sons, Chesterfield R. Stewart, III (Keena) and Andre B. Stewart Sr.; daughters, Deja Walker (Theodore) and Coretha Raldolph to cherish his memory.
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Dorrie Elizabeth Jackson

April 30, 2018

Dorrie Elizabeth Jackson departed on Monday, April 30, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Claudia T. Long (Thomas), Orville J. Jackson, Terry N. Jackson, Michael A. Jackson (Denise) and Karl T. Jackson (Thia). She is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
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Doris Veronica Crawley

April 28, 2018

Doris Veronica Crawley departed on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Darrin Elzie. She is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Sharon M. Elzie; a host of other relatives and friends.
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Ruby M. Smith

April 28, 2018

Ruby M. Smith entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 28, 2018.
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Ann J. Johnson

April 24, 2018

Ann J. Johnson entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Arlene Chapman; granddaughter, Lauren Chapman; two great-grandsons, Jacob Reese and Ethan Reese; sister, Elizabeth Maude Washington; brother, Johnnie James and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Alexander Wilkins, Jr.

April 24, 2018

Alexander Wilkins, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. He is survived by two daughter, Alethea D. Wilkins and Crystal Lorraine McCrimon; three sons, Eric Wilkins, Joseph Wilkins, Sr. and Charles Wilkins; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters, Amaza Wilkins, Hazel Harrell, Shirley Clark and Thora Wilkins; three...
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George Wilfred Mingo

April 22, 2018

George Wilfred Mingo, Jr. was called to glory Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:45 a.m. He is predeceased by his wife, Joyce D. Mingo; his daughter, Giselle J. Mingo and son, Donald T. Mingo. He leaves to mourn cherished son, Cozelle G. Mingo (Beverly); devoted companion, Burnadette Jackson; loving first cousin, Genevieve Pettigrew (Mr. Evon); close friends...
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Leandrew Tillery, Sr.

April 18, 2018

Leandrew Tillery, Sr. (Age 94) entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. He is survived by his daughter, Priscilla Y. Tillery; son, Leandrew Tillery, Jr.; five grandchildren, Carenda LaShawn Tillery, Leandrew W. Tillery, Leandre D. Tillery, Lemar L. Tillery, and Carenda L. Tillery Nunn (DeJuan); eight great-grandchildren, Keon...
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Larry Taylor

April 18, 2018

Larry Taylor departed on April 18, 2018. Survived by daughters, Jade Covington and Ashley Jolly, son Marc Taylor. Sister Linda Ritchie, brother Ricky Taylor, three grandsons and one great-grandson and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Alice G. Freeland

April 16, 2018

Alice G. Freeland entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 16, 2018.
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David Smith III

April 13, 2018

David Smith, III departed on Friday, April 13, 2018. Loving and devoted son of Mary Jane Coles-Smith; beloved nephew of Estelle Lloyd, Eulia Coles and Alberta Myers; uncle of Joy Myers and Crystal Myers. He is also survived by his cousins, William A. Myers, Wilfred Lloyd, Maritza White and Armando Coles; other relatives and friends.
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Helen Genette Caraway

April 13, 2018

Helen Genette Caraway (Carter) (Age 97) passed away on April 13, 2018 at The Washington Center for Aging Services. She is survived by her son, Matthew Caraway and his wife and son, Marcee and Xen. Ms. Caraway was born in Washington, DC to James Carter and Sarah (Peachey) Carter. Ms. Caraway marriage to Benjamin Caraway ended in divorce. She was preceded in death by her sister&...
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Roscoe L. Hemsley

April 13, 2018

Roscoe L. Hemsley departed on Friday, April 13, 2018. Loving father of Roscoe L. Butler, Keesha L. Brown and Kenneth J. Brown. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.
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Harold Lee Robinson

April 12, 2018

Harold Lee Robinson departed on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Beloved father of Valleria Robinson and Quatin F. (Yvette) Robinson; devoted companion of Charmaine Youmans. He is also survived by five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a host of brothers, sisters, other relatives and friends.
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Statford L. Smith, Jr.

April 11, 2018

Statford L. Smith, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He is survived by his daughter, Epiphany Smith; son, Blake Bond; two sisters, Maria A. Smith and Nikita Smith; brother, Ronald Smith and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Donald Worthington Lee

April 11, 2018

Donald Worthington Lee entered into eternal rest on April 11, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Irma M. Lee; son, Joshua G. Lee; sister, Patrice E. Lee; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Lula M. Butler

April 10, 2018

Lula M. Butler entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Alberta Brooks; six grandchildren, Anthony Brooks, Thomas Brooks, Larry Brooks, Claudette Brooks, Angela Hill (Michael) and Darrell Brooks; 14 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Lerleen Lavelle Overall Ennis

April 10, 2018

Lerleen Lavelle Overall Ennis entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Ennis; grandson, Stephen Ennis; sister, Elaine O. Hymes and a host of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Ennis was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Ennis and daughter, Monica L. Ennis.
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Lula M. Butler

April 10, 2018

Lula M. Butler entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Alberta Brooks; six grandchildren, Anthony Brooks, Thomas Brooks, Larry Brooks, Claudette Brooks, Angela Hill (Michael) and Darrell Brooks; 14 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Thomas A. Surgeon

April 9, 2018

Thomas A. Surgeon entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 9, 2018.
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Weldon Lee Hemphill, Sr.

April 7, 2018

Weldon Lee Hemphill, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 7, 2018. He is survived by four daughters, Senora, Brenda, Lisa, and Kim; five sons, Weldon Jr., Christopher, Darrel, James and Reginald; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Anita; two brothers, George and Warren; former wife, Martha and a host of other...
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Marion L. Dunsmore

April 5, 2018

Marion L. Dunsmore entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 5, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Fred B. Dunsmore; daughter, LaTonya Ross; two grandchildren, LaShonda Ross and Fredi Ward; great-grandson, Mason Ward; sister, Deloris Moody; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Cecille J. Foster

April 4, 2018

Cecille J. Foster entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. She is survived by her two sons Rodney and Guy; 12 grandchildren, Crystal, LaShawn, Valarie, Sherron, Ronnie, Rodney, Jr., Deneen, Rosalyn, Demonte', Jaunte, Ryland and Raheem; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Camille and Tammie; two brothers, William and...
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Virginia D. Hubbard

April 3, 2018

Virginia D. Hubbard entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. She is survived by her son, Gregory Hubbard (Viola); daughter, Ruth Hodge; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Tyree Hunter

April 1, 2018

Tyree Hunter "Tony" departed on Sunday, April 1, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Tammy Hunter; loving father of Kelley, Tyreeca, Markeith, Shawn and Tazzell. He is the brother of Joyce Smith, Tazzella Ezell and the late Delicia Greene. He is also survived by four grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
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Geraldine Ballenger

March 31, 2018

Geraldine Ballenger entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 31, 2018. She is survived by two daughters, LaTasha Ballenger and Donneka McPherson; six siblings, Nanette Ford-Smith (Terry), Jeanette Ford, Charlene Grant (Norris), Wanda Brookins, Dewitt Brookins and Ronald Murray (Emma); and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Vivian Smith Anderson

March 31, 2018

Vivian Smith Anderson (Age 85) departed on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Widow of the late Chester Reed Anderson, Jr.; devoted mother of Keith A, Anderson, Karen Anderson Smith, the late Kyle A. Anderson, Kendrick A. Anderson and Kevin A. Anderson; stepmother of the late Eugene L. Anderson. She is also survived by six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and two great...
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Leroy Witherspoon, Jr.

March 27, 2018

Leroy Witherspoon, Jr. departed on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Loving and devoted father of LaRonda Witherspoon; beloved brother of Elizabeth Morrison and Stanley Morrison. He is also survived by one grandson, Evander Frederick; other relatives and friends.
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Donald Allen Basil

March 25, 2018

Donald Allen Basil departed on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Loving and devotted father of LaShaun N. Basil and Donald A. Basil. He is also survived by a grandson, Sydney L. Moore; other relatives and friends.
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Carolyn M. Wood

March 25, 2018

Carolyn M. Wood departed on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Beloved sister of M. Rose Wood, Helen Wood Turner, Shirley Wood Fuqua, Regina Montgomery, M. Patricia Bartley, Robert O. and James M. Wood passed away. She is also survived by niece, Richartha; nephew, Richard, Jr.; great-nephew, Richard, III; other nieces, nephews and a host of other...
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Delores Naomi McCray-Davis

March 25, 2018

Delores Naomi McCray-Davis departed on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Edward Taylor-Bey; beloved sister of Annie J. Barrett, Laverne C. Williams, Karen Johnson, Francine Ballard, James L. Jr., Douglas, George and Edward McCray and the late Sarah L. Wright and Stephen J. McCray. She is also survived by an aunt, Ozabelle Jones and a host...
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Lucille McRae

March 25, 2018

Lucille McRae (101), died peacefully on Sunday, March 25, 2018. She is survived by her former daughter-in-law, Sandy; one grandson, Anthony, Jr.; two great-granddaughters, Krystal and Kyara; other relatives and friends.
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Dorethea Thomas

March 22, 2018

Dorethea Thomas entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 22, 2018. She is survived by her son, Anthony B. Thomas; three grandchildren, Ania Sullivan, Anthony Thomas and Aniyah Thomas; three sisters, Barbara Coles, Darlene Utendahl and Estell Jordan; two brothers, Andre Thomas and Nathaniel Thomas; a host of other relatives and friends.
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Willie Mae Templemon

March 20, 2018

Willie Mae Templemon entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. She is survived by her cousin, Jacqueline Day; beloved daughter-in-law, Barbara Ann Templemon; step-son, Walter Templemon, Jr. (Yolanda); two grandchildren, Syleesia T. Jackson and Monica Transou; a host of other relatives and friends.
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Bernard Alan Brooks

March 19, 2018

Bernard Alan Brooks entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 19, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Ava M. Brooks; two sons, Craig Brooks and Eric Young (Yvonda); daughter, Alana Brooks; five grandchildren, Terrell Young, Eric Young, Jr., Yazmin Young, Brielle Butler and Tyson Butler; five nieces, Bonita Brooks, Marita Brooks, Serena Ody,...
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Sandra Gail Pearson

March 18, 2018

Sandra Gail Pearson "Skip" passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, March 18, 2018. She is survived by her two children, Derry Pearson and Tonya Coates (Kenneth); two sisters, Rhonda Ham and Kathy Rice; four grandchildren, Kenneth Coates, Quentin Pearson, Shayla Thomas, and Shanice Coates; two great-grandchildren, Heavyn and Kenni Coates; and a host of...
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James A. Eades

March 18, 2018

James A. Eades "Ajo" passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018.
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Mary Ann Myers

March 14, 2018

Mary Ann Myers entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Melody Myers; son, Michael Myers; two granddaughters, Michelle Nicole Myers and Mikhalia Myers; great-grandson, Marquis Myers; sister, Virginia Taylor; brother, James Streeter and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Louise L. Brown

March 13, 2018

Louise L. Brown departed on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Angela Johnson and Carlton Brown; beloved sister of Corine Davis, Betty Isaacs, Bernette Handon, Pat Williams and William Lepart, Sr. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nathaniel Johnson, Nadia Johnson and Aria Johnson; a host of other relatives and friends.
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Edna Frances Salter High

March 12, 2018

Edna Frances Salter High (Age 102) departed on Monday, March 12, 2018. Devoted mother of Carl E. High and Dr. Beverly High Wallace; beloved grandmother of Jenee Wallace and great-grandmother of Jhadis Wallace. She is also survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Edward High (2000) and nine siblings.
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Tyrone Stanley Tyson

October 18, 1948 - March 11, 2018

Tyrone Stanley Tyson, age 69, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2018. He was born in the District of Columbia, October 18, 1948. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bernice D. Tyson, his father, James H. Tyson, and two brothers, James R. and Dennis A. Tyson. He leaves to cherish his memory, two sons, Aswell of Philadelphia, PA and...
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Nelson Wayne Ennis

March 7, 1962 - March 11, 2018

Nelson Wayne Ennis was born March 7, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Nelson and Edith Mae Ennis. Wayne adopted his mother’s catch phrase, “I pay the cost to be the boss!” He grew up in the Van Dyke projects of Brownsville, Brooklyn until his family moved to Flatbush in his early teens. For years, he still sang in the Brownsville Community Baptist...
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Mildred Edwards

March 10, 2018

Mildred Edwards entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 10, 2018. She is survived by five grandchildren, Sheelena, Alicia, Mildred, Robert and Nuertey; six great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Geraldine Carson

March 10, 2018

Geraldine Carson (Age 71) peacefully transitioned on Saturday, Mach 10, 2018. Loving mother of James Bradner (Kristal), Stacy Bradner, Lisa Cusaac (Marc) and Chrishaun Fitzgerald (James); devoted sister of Vivian Goodman. Also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.
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Stanley D. Bethea

March 7, 2018

Stanley D. Bethea entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Helen; father, Frank; two daughters, Vanisha and Victoria McCullough; son, Stanley Beverly; two grandchildren, Se'niya Cardwell and Lila McCullough; two sisters, Michele Blakeney and Tawana Powell; three brothers, Timothy Little, Milton Bethea and...
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Vance L. Gilliam, Sr.

March 7, 2018

Vance L. Gilliam, Sr. (Age 90) departed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in McDonough, GA. Loving and devoted father of Phyllis E. Anderson, Jo-Lynn M. Gilliam, Vance L. Gilliam, Jr. (Lois) and Lawrence A. Gilliam (Comilla). He is also survived by his brothers, Louis H. Gilliam, Charles F. Stewart, Jr. (Thelma) and Rev. Dr. E. Allen Stewart (Angelica); a host...
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Charles Phifer

March 6, 2018

Charles Phifer entered eternal peace with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Beloved husband of 60 years to Emily Phifer; father of Charlette Bronson, Annette Jackson (David), Yvette, Carla and Angela Phifer; grandfather of Richelle Porter and Kaitlyn Keller; great-grandfather of Jerzara Porter.
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Mary Lou Eaton

June 21, 1940 - March 6, 2018

Mary Lou Eaton (Age 77), resident of the District of Columbia, born on June 21, 1940, in Cleveland County, NC. Mary departed this life on March 6, 2018. Leaving behind three devoted children - one son, Kenneth Earl and two daughters, Sylvia Earl-Macklin and Aettress Bowden, all from Maryland; one brother, Ivan Thompson; two sisters, Madge Gonzalez and...
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Jacqueline Brown Llewellyn Hendry

March 4, 2018

Jacqueline Brown Llewellyn Hendry departed on February 4, 2018.
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Helen Lucy Briscoe

March 3, 2018

Helen Lucy Briscoe departed on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Gloria C. Booze, Garland Booze, Kevin Booze and the late Ronald Booze; beloved sister of Lillian, Ruth, Hattie, Thelma and Emma. She is also survived by a step-daughter, Sherry Pollock; one half-brother, Samuel Mackall; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, a...
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Gloria Y. Murphy

March 3, 2018

Gloria Y. Murphy entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 3, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Jeri A. Green; two sons, William C. Horton and Aaron Bean; special daughter, Wilma Lynn Horton; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Thomas, Australia Worsley, Shellea Worsley; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Inza F. Coleman

March 2, 2018

Inza F. Coleman departed on March 2, 2018. Loving mother of Rhoda Williams, Wanda Hand, Alvera Thomas, Frank T. Williams and the late Daniel D. Williams. She is also survived by several grandchildren, relatives and friends.
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Inza F. Coleman

March 2, 2018

Inza F. Coleman departed on March 2, 2018. Loving mother of Rhoda Williams, Wanda Hand, Alvera Thomas, Frank T. Williams and the late Daniel D. Williams. She is also survived by several grandchildren, relatives and friends.
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Katie Lee Wilson

March 1, 2018

Katie Lee Wilson entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 1, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Michael Laborn; four daughters, Antoinette W. Weaver, Rejineta Carroll, Claudia Veney and Athena Wilson; a host of other relatives and friends.
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Ethel M. Lewis

February 28, 2018

Ethel M. Lewis entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. She is survived by her niece, Donna Lewis Johnson (Harvey); nephew, Irving Porter Lewis; grandniece, Kelsea C. Johnson; grandnephew, Jordan C. Johnson; sister-in-law, Carmen L. Lewis; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Flora L. Proctor-Colston

February 27, 2018

Flora L. Proctor Colston (Age 100) transitioned peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Fred Colston, Esq.; loving and devoted mother of Carol C. Arledge-Clomax and Sandra Lee Pauciello (Sal). She is also survived by her sister, Mildred Nelson; one grandson, Derek C. Arledge, Sr. (Chandace); two great-grandchildren, Derek C. Arledge, Jr...
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Williams T. Roache', Jr.

February 26, 2018

William T. Roache', Jr. entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 26, 2018. He is survived by his daughter, Brenda; four sons, Keith, Derek, Barry and Kirk; sister, Margot Roache'-Greene; two brothers, Arthur S. Rochee' and Ronald Roache'; and a host of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
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Nancy Carolyn Hall

February 25, 2018

Nancy Carolyn Hall entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 25, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Edward Hall; daughter, Latarsha Hall Bryan (Thabit Ali); two grandchildren, Tyson Bryan and Alia Bryan; three sisters, Margaret Hussey, Lena Morrison and Eula Bennett; brother, Fletcher Williams; four goddaughters, Jacqueline Fuller, Jackie Osborne&...
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Celestine M. Tyler

February 25, 2018

Celestine M. Tyler departed on Sunday, February 25, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of Alicia P. Moore, Denise C. Tyler, Teresa A. Jones, Kenneth D. Watson and Michael E. Tyler. She is also survived by her brother, Gerald Watson; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Kim Marie Taylor

February 23, 2018

Kim Marie Taylor suddenly departed on Friday, February 23rd, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Washington, D.C. and a proud 1980 graduate of Ballou SHS. She is survived by her daughter, Crystal J. Taylor; parents Henry L. and Sarah F. Taylor; brothers Henry L. (Marcia) and Michael A. Taylor; and many other relatives.
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John H. Tompkins

February 22, 2018

John H. Tompkins departed on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Ocelia G. Tompkins. Loving and devoted father of Vanessa Tate; loving grandfather of Latrice Cox-Ray and Natisha Cox. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Braia Cox, Jevon Cox, Kiante Fox, Kyree Cox, Khala Valentine and Kori Valentine; other relatives and friends
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Annie Ruth Thompson

February 21, 2018

Annie Ruth Thompson began her peaceful journey with our Heavenly Father on Friday, February 9, 2018. She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Sharon Clemmons; two sons, Calvin W. Thompson and Maurice Thompson, Sr.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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Dorothy Mae Jackson

February 19, 2018

Dorothy Mae Jackaon passed peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018. She is survived by daughters, Dorothy, Rita, Lorraine, Gail, Ruth and Stephanie; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Forest; her son, Dennis and daughter, Carolyn.
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Carrie Elizabeth Wheeler

February 19, 2018

Carrie Elizabeth Wheeler entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 19, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Donald I. Wheeler; three daughters, Tonya Fleming, Michele Fleming and Veronica Carr; two stepdaughters, Keisha Wheeler and Lisa Wheeler; son, Taurus Wheeler; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bettye Jones and Linda Dancy;...
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Yvonne R. Smith

February 17, 2018

Yvonne R. Smith entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Beloved wife of Richard R. Smith; devoted mother of Eldalene Harper and Daron Clay. She is also survived by one grandchild, Andrew R. Clay; two sisters, one brother and a host of other relatives and friends.
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James Franklin Champ, Jr.

February 16, 2018

James Franklin Champ, Sr. departed on Friday, February 16, 2018. Loving and devoted husband of Lorraine Celestine Champ; beloved father of Inga Lashawn Champ and James Franklin Champ, Jr. (Robin). He is also survived by brother, Robert Champ; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
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Grace E. Harris

February 14, 2018

Grace E. Harris (Age 94) departed on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Loving and devoted mother of John A. Harris, Jr., Ronald L. (Joyce) Harris and Kenneth J. (Evelyn) Harris; beloved grandmother of André M. Harris, Rachel T. Harris and Robyn T. Harris. She is survived by three great-grandchildren, André Z. Hudson, Kristefer L. Harris and Samia J....
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Virginia Genevieve Brown

February 13, 2018

Virginia Genevieve Brown departed on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Loving and devoted wife of Ray N. Brown, Sr.; beloved mother of Adrienne Brown-Tobias and Ray N. Brown, Jr. She is also survived by two sisters, Carolyn Brown and Demetrice Jordan-Jackson; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
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Eunice H. Turner-Blackwell

February 13, 2018

Eunice H. Turner-Blackwell (Age 99) passed on February 13, 2018. She was predeceased by her husband, Sherwood H. Blackwell. She is survived by her sister, Lucy T. Hicks; brother, Crinshaul D. Turner (Phyllis); other relatives and friends.
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Marie Foushee

February 9, 2018

Marie Foushee entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 9, 2018. She is survived by three daughters, Alice D. Battle, Ruby Joan Cole-Beverly and Susan Ann Mixon; four sons, Larry Foushee, Michael Foushee, David Couch and Gerald Couch; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Lillian Marie Waugh

February 9, 2018

Lillian Marie Waugh departed on Friday, February 9, 2017. Loving and devoted mother of Verilyn A. Lee (Michael), Joseph L. Waugh (Linda), Jr., Darnell I. Waugh and Kevin A. Waugh (Lisa); beloved sister of Barbara-Jean Staton, Saundra Moore, Cynthia Mc Knight, George Dudley and William Dudley. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren&...
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Kenard Daniel Hawkins

February 8, 2018

Kenard Daniel Hawkins entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 8, 2018. He is survived by his father, James S. Hawkins; four sisters, Aquanetta Clyburn, Quanisha Quick, Sade' Quick and Sonita Quick; four brothers, Angelo Brown, Marquis Clyburn, Ricardo Hawkins and Deon Clyburn; four aunts, Brenda Hawkins, Phyllis Hawkins, Artise McAlister...
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Sylvia D. Logan

February 8, 2018

Sylvia D. Logan (Age 65) entered into eternal rest on Thursday February 8, 2018. Beloved mother of three children, Jerome Logan, Crystal Lawrence and Richard Lawrence; loving grandmother of five; other love ones and friends.
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