Obituaries

Ayden Stewart
B: 2017-05-27
D: 2018-12-28
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Stewart, Ayden
Gene Dunn
B: 1940-03-31
D: 2018-01-17
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Dunn, Gene
Annette Sumler
B: 1951-05-04
D: 2018-01-16
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Sumler, Annette
Etheleen Falls
B: 1918-09-28
D: 2018-01-15
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Falls, Etheleen
BarbaraAnn James - Sherrod
B: 1952-01-24
D: 2018-01-14
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James - Sherrod, BarbaraAnn
Katherine Hodges
B: 1958-02-25
D: 2018-01-12
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Hodges, Katherine
Alton Vaughan
B: 1940-02-20
D: 2018-01-12
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Vaughan, Alton
Harold Olds
B: 1991-06-17
D: 2018-01-12
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Olds, Harold
Lila Ruffin
B: 1918-11-06
D: 2018-01-10
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Ruffin, Lila
Eileen Burrus-Lamb
B: 1960-11-23
D: 2018-01-09
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Burrus-Lamb, Eileen
Adrienne Phillips
B: 1975-05-26
D: 2018-01-08
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Phillips, Adrienne
Luther Burroughs
B: 1940-02-12
D: 2018-01-03
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Burroughs, Luther
Eugene Saunders
B: 1956-03-30
D: 2018-01-02
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Saunders, Eugene
Jeffery Nixon
B: 1978-07-17
D: 2018-01-01
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Nixon, Jeffery
Deloris Cook
B: 1957-04-07
D: 2017-12-28
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Cook, Deloris
Sherry Flegler
B: 1966-08-22
D: 2017-12-28
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Flegler, Sherry
Lanisha Cadore
B: 1993-12-03
D: 2017-12-26
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Cadore, Lanisha
Maurice Collick
B: 1948-05-25
D: 2017-12-26
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Collick, Maurice
Gloria McCain
B: 1956-08-19
D: 2017-12-24
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McCain, Gloria
Patricia Perry
B: 1951-11-05
D: 2017-12-22
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Perry, Patricia
Ronald Towns
B: 1964-01-16
D: 2017-12-21
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Towns, Ronald

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