Obituaries – Baltimore

  • Life Celebration for Edith Cooper, 82

    Children who went to school in South Baltimore, in the neighborhood of Barre and Russell Streets, were safeguarded against traffic under the watchful eye of Edith H. Cooper, who performed that service from 1954 to 1972. According to family members, she was one of Baltimore’s first ...

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  • Dunbar Brooks, 63, Leaves a Lifetime of Service

    Dunbar Brooks, the first African American president of the Baltimore County School board died Aug 17 at 63. Brooks also served as president of the Maryland State Board of Education from 2007-2008 and worked extensively with the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC), where he rose from a planner ...

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  • Ora Sterling King

    Ora Sterling King was born in Wedowee, Ala. to Mary and James Sterling and died at her home in Atlanta, Ga. of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was educated in the Tallapoosa, Ga. public school system where she excelled and went on to Spelman and later earned a Ph.D. from the ...

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  • Kington, Garfield Douglas

    On August 3, 2014, Dr. Garfield Douglas Kington, M.D., beloved husband of the late Mildred S. Kington, loving father of Gregory A. Kington (Linda Bernard), Gail Laura Kington-Lloyd, Douglas R. Kington (Wendy Blair), Raynard S. Kington, M.D. (Peter Daniolos) and Emerson A. Kington (Rev. Albert ...

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  • Frank Parks

    Frank Parks was born to Earnest and Coreen Parks, in Greenwood, S.C., where he attended school. In 1946, he married the former Bennie Lee Fisher and they later moved to Baltimore. Frank and Bennie Lee Parks were married 49 years, until her death. He was employed at Goucher College for 34 years ...

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  • Rev. Era Shirley Ferrell

    Rev. Era Shirley Ferrell was born in Douglassville, Ga., fifth of eleven children reared by two devoted Christian parents, the late Edward Aaron and Bessie L. Ferrell. The family moved to Baltimore in 1923, to the 1500 block of W. Lexington Street where Rev. Ferrell lived for over 75 years. The ...

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  • Frances Mildred Dorsey

    Frances Mildred Dorsey (affectionately known as “Mom Mom” by family and friends) was born in Baltimore, Md. to the late Sherman and Mable Holsey Weaver. She was educated in Baltinore public schools and worked at the University of Maryland at Baltimore for 20 years until she retired ...

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  • Takiya B. Jackson

    Takiya B. Jackson, daughter of the late Joyce B. Horner and Kenneth Barnes, was educated in Baltimore, graduating second in her class from Carver Vocational High School. She was the backbone of her family, caring for her five children, and her fiancé while continuing her education with a ...

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  • Dr. Alison P. Riddle-Fletcher, DDS

    On July 1, 2014, DR. ALISON P. RIDDLE-FLETCHER,  DDS ,third of three children of the late Arthur Riddle, D.D.S and the late Eileen Riddle of Houston, TX. Educated in the Houston school system and graduated from Lamar High School.  She attended North Texas State University graduating with a ...

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  • Leon Whitney, 77

    Leon Whitney, a longtime Columbia resident died at Howard County General Hospital on July 11, 2014.  He was 77. Born January 12, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland, served in the Army, received a BS in accounting from Univ. of Baltimore and in 1968, was among the first African-American C.P.A.s in the ...

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  • Josephine Gaines Lansey

    Celebration of Life was held last Saturday for JOSEPHINE GAINES LANSEY at Grace Presbyterian Church in Baltimore.  She was the daughter of the late Teackle Wallis and Josephine Gaines Lansey.  Her seven brothers who preceded her in death, and she was the last living grandchild of Bishop Abraham ...

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  • Carrie Walls Kellogg Ray, Teacher, Singer

    Carrie Walls Kellogg Ray was born in New Anchorage, Kentucky, the second of five children, four boys and one girl, of the Rev. William Pitt Kellogg and Fannie L. Gassaway Kellogg. She was born in a home that nurtured academic and musical pursuits. Her parents were college graduates and her ...

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