Home Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Obituaries - Washington D.C.

    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...

    Juanita E. Pinkney

    Juanita E. Pinkney, a resident of Southeast Washington, D.C. passed away in Chula Vista, California on Jan. 25. Pinkney was the last of seven children born to Erma and Tillman Jacobs in southern New Jersey...

    Bishop Imagene Stewart, D.C. Social Advocate and Founder of House of Imagene, Dies at...

    Bishop Imagene Bingham Stewart, a revered D.C. social advocate and founder of the House of Imagene Shelter and Women's Center, died on May 30 after a lengthy illness. She was 69. According to WUSA-TV,...

    In Remembrance: Milton Ree Henderson

    Milton Ree Henderson was called to eternal rest on March 11 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was born on Dec. 9, 1931, in Mansfield, N.C. In 1953, he was drafted into...

    Diane Jordan, 58

    On February 21, 2013, the Lord called Diane Jordan from her labor to reward. God blessed the late Emily and Silas Jordan Sr., with seven children. Out of the seven, the last born were...

    A. Knighton Stanley, 76

    Alfred Knighton (Tony) Stanley was born July 15, 1937 in Dudley, N.C. He was the youngest of five children of the Rev. Joseph Taylor Stanley and Kathryn Turrentine Stanley. It was in tiny Dudley...

    Dr. Shelvie A. L. McCoy, 76

    Dr. Shelvie A. McCoy, 76, a D.C. Public Schools administrator for more than 20 years who had a leading role in efforts to prevent substance abuse, died March 4 at the Walter Reed National...

    Benjamin S. Johnson

    Benjamin Scott Johnson was born April 1, 1928 in Perryman, Md. on the shores of the Susquehanna River. He was the son of James Arthur and Mayfield Peaco Johnson. He was the third of...

    Dr. Geraldine Harper-Carter

    Dr. Geraldine Harper-Carter of Reston, longtime teacher in D.C. Public Schools who retired in 2004 died July 21, 2014, in Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center in Arlington, VA.  She  received her bachelor's and master's from Howard...

    Fred A. Brown El, 63

    Fred Allen Brown was born on June 8, 1950 in Washington, D.C., to the late Joseph and Edith Nicholas. On Feb. 21, 2013, he transitioned from his earthly life to his heavenly home. Fred was...

    Pocahontas S. Outlaw, Age 81

    On March 18, 2014 Pocahontas “Pokie” S. Outlaw passed away in her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on August 2, 1932 to Kermit and Sarah Jane Edwards Swinson. In 1936...

    Edward Winslow, 72

    Edward M. Winslow, Jr., “Eddie Moe,” Owner and Operator of Providence Opticians, dies at 72 (D.C.) Edward Murphy Winslow, Jr. made his transition on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. He was born in Wise County, Virginia...

    AFRO BRIEFS