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    Mary W. Conaway, Part of Conaway Political Dynasty, Dies at 75

    By AFRO Staff Rev. Mary W. Conaway, former Register of Wills for Baltimore City and member of the Conaway political dynasty died Aug. 30. She was 75. Mary Conaway (born January 26, 1943), served as Baltimore’s...

    Helen Cole Lee

    Helen Cole Lee was born to Marshall and Lillie Cole on June 5, 1915, in Anderson, South Carolina. She departed this life on May 23, 2016, in Baltimore, Maryland. As the older sister of Virginia...

    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 Edward Gaines Lansey, Sr. and Martha Priscilla Phillips on Sep....

    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...

    Ivanhoe Bradshaw Higgins Jr. M.D.

      Ivanhoe B. Higgins, 67, an orthopedic surgeon who was widely loved and respected, died May 3, at his home in Portland, Oregon. He faced cancer with characteristic grace, courage and resilience, and lived until...

    Rev. Dr. Charles M. Franklin, Sr.

    Services of remembrance for the Rev. Dr. Charles M. Franklin Sr., begin with public viewing, 4 to 6:30 p.m., a musical tribute, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Nov. 14 at Ray of Hope Baptist Church,...

    Norma Lambson, 99

    Norma Barnum Lambson of 2211 West Rogers Ave. Apt. 109E, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22. Mrs. Lambson was a retired Baltimore City public school teacher and devoted wife of Calvin G. Lambson, deceased. She...

    John O. Coleman Sr., 92

    John Oldham Coleman Sr. was born to Christopher and Eva Coleman in Knoxville, Tenn. on Aug. 3, 1919. John received his elementary and junior high school education in Chattanooga, Tenn. In 1936, he graduated...

    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...

    Carl Merton Adair

    Once hailed as an “Outstanding Young Man in America,” Dr. Carl Merton Adair died Jan. 20. Dr. Adair paved the way for excellence in industrial arts in public school and on a college level,...

    Marcia Parks Brown, 67

    Marcia Parks Brown was born Dec. 29, 1943, in Newport News, Va., to the late Norma A. Parks and Clinton R. Parks Jr. Marcia was raised and educated in Hampton, Va. After graduating from George...

    Delores T. Robinson

    Delores T. Robinson departed life on September 11, 2013. She was born to Ida G. and James C. Robinson on September 25, 1921, in the city of Baltimore, MD, the last of nine children,...

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