Obituaries - Baltimore

Obituaries - Baltimore

Laura Jude Gardner, Pioneering Engineer and Businesswoman Dies at 72

Laura Jude Gardner, the second Black woman hired as a systems engineer at IBM in Baltimore and one of the founding members of the...

Frederick M. Tillman, Local Businessman Dies

Frederick Michael Tillman, an entrepreneur in the medical field for several years, died on Christmas Day of congestive heart failure. He was 72. Tillman was...

Arthur Sherman Evans, Jr., Award Winning Educator Dies

Arthur Evans, Jr., a long-time professor at Florida Atlantic University, who also served as the school’s chair of the Department of Sociology, died Dec....

Those We Lost in 2017

Across the Nation Simeon Booker (1918-2017) Booker was a courageous and award winning journalist who put his life on the line to tell the story of...

Carl Edward Murphy Smith, Father, Brother, Friend

Carl Edward Murphy Smith, oldest great grandson of AFRO founder, John H. Murphy Sr., died Dec. 15 after a long illness. The Baltimore native...

Eva Frances Lockwood, 98

Eva Frances Lockwood, the widow of the late Dr. William Lockwood, died after a prolonged illness on Aug. 4 at the age of 98. She...

William Cornish, Devoted Church Man, Dies at 76

William Joseph Cornish died unexpectedly at the age of 76 on March 5 in Cambridge, Md. Cornish was born in 1940 to Naomi Stanley and...

Lenora D. Ming-Cobb

On Friday, February 3, 2017, Lenora D. Ming-Cobb, wife of the late Leroy Cobb, was called home to be with the Lord, one month...

Gloria Tucker Brown

Sunset came Wednesday, February 15 in the early afternoon with her husband Bill at her side. Viewing will be at Popes Funeral Home Chapel on...

Priscilla Gaines Lansey

Priscilla Gaines Lansey passed away on Dec. 1 as a result of congestive heart failure. Gaines was the first of five children born to...

Rev. Albert Clayton Greene, Sr.

The Rev. Albert Clayton Greene, Sr., departed this life after a long illness on November 16, 2016.  Rev. Green, the youngest of five children,...

Dr. Donald W. Stewart, 87

Dr. Donald W. Stewart, physician in internal medicine, died October 16, 2016 at Towson Manor Care from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Born in Baltimore to...