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Obituaries - Washington D.C.

    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...

    Rosa B.F. Prince, 84

         Rosa Belle Franklin Prince was born in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 23, 1929. The fourth child of Deacon Claude Franklin and Deaconess Cynthia Lowe Franklin (both deceased), Rosa’s siblings were Paul Franklin, who...

    Gloria E. Cobbs, 82

     Gloria Elizabeth Cobbs, the youngest of three children, was born on August 30, 1931, to the late James and Bertha Cobbs, in Roanoke Va. She accepted Christ early in life and was a member...

    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...

    Lt. Wylie W. Seldon, Jr., 93

        On Dec. 17, 2012, Lt. Wylie W. Selden Jr., World War II Tuskegee Airman, passed away peacefully and comfortably at his Springhouse Assistant Living home in Silver Spring, Md. Wylie, “Cool Papa,” served...

    Elaine B. Washington, 46

    Elaine Barbara Washington was born Sept. 22, 1964, to the late James Hargrove and Elizabeth Barber. She grew up in the community of Westphalia Estates in Upper Marlboro, Md., and attended Prince George’s County...

    James V. Janifer, 91

    World War II veteran Major James V. Janifer, also known as “Jim,” was a lifelong Washingtonian. He was born on Champlain Street to Albert and Lula (Thompson) Janifer on Nov. 15, 1919. He started out...

    Abner Sampson, 78

    Abner “Sam” Sampson Sr. was born Oct. 6, 1932, to the late Clarence and Pearline Faulkner Sampson in Goldsboro, N.C. Sam graduated from Dillard High School in Goldsboro, N.C., where he played football and...

    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...

    Berdie O. Odom, 85

    Berdie Onez Odom was born Feb. 12, 1925, in Florence County, S.C., to the late Ola and Janie McWhite. She attended Florence County public schools and graduated from Wilson High School in 1945. She...

    Julius “Lester” Sturdivant, 85

    Julius Sturdivant was born on Nov. 15, 1925, in Wadesboro, N.C. He was the eldest child of the late Lester William Sturdivant and Ethel Robinson Sturdivant. Affectionately called “Lester” by family and friends, he was...

    Hilda O.L. Thomas, 85

    Hilda Odel Lewis Thomas was born in Washington, D.C. on June 11, 1927 to the late Deacon Edward and Deaconess Mary Lambert Lewis. She peacefully transitioned at home surrounded by her family on Jan....

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