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    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...

    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 and Morgan State University graduate spent most of his career...

    Jenneane Welling Bradford

    Jenneane Welling Bradford, native Baltimorean and daughter of Minerva Richardson Welling and John Cornelius Welling passed away on Sept. 26, 2011. She is the sister of Delores Jenkins and Leonard Donald Welling, both residing...

    Clarence Butler

    Clarence Cleon Butler, son of the late Deacon and Deaconess Harrison and Mary Simms-Butler was born on Nov. 1, 1932, at University Hospital, Baltimore, Md. He died 2:30 a.m. Dec. 30, 2010 at his...

    In Memoriam: Mary C. White

    Mary C. White July 23, 1933 - May 4, 2005   Mary's Favorite Hymn: There is a fountain filled with blood drawn from Emmanuel's veins; and sinners plunged beneath that flood lose all their guilty stains.   We Love and Miss...

    William Lee Hankins

    Hank passed away peacefully at home in Baltimore, surrounded by his wife Connie, his children Frank and Laura, and his grandchildren, Margaret and Ella. The family will be receiving visitors at home on Sunday, February 14,...

    Edith M. Finney, 78

    Edith Mary Finney (nee Mackay) was born Dec. 30, 1932, the youngest of ten children born to the late Otho Mackay Sr., and Mabel Henson Mackay. She was baptized as an infant at St. Peter...

    Keilley Gatewood, 15

      Keilley Gatewood was born on Aug. 2, 1997 in Baltimore, Md. to Mark and Jill Gatewood. She passed away on Sun. Feb. 24, 2013 at the age of 15 years old. In November 1998, Keilley...

    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 Black America during the civil rights movement. (Photo credit: AFRO file...

    Viola Olivia Tutman Lewis

    The family of Viola Olivia Tutman Lewis will receive family and friends for a family hour at Heritage United Church of Christ on Tuesday, December 13 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Homegoing services...

    Wendell L Johnson, Jr.

    Wendell L Johnson, Jr., 91, a much loved husband, father, and grandfather, and “Pop-Pop”, died on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Envoy Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Born in Kansas, he was a member of...

    Ltc. William L. Roberts, III

    Prior to entering the service, LTC William L. Roberts III worked as the Assistant Correctional Facility Administrator in command of all inmate service for the Anne Arundel County Department of Detention Facilities in Annapolis,...

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