Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Joyce E. Gainey, 45

Joyce Ellen Gainey was born on August 22, 1966 at Freeman’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. Joyce was the youngest child born to Jerome and...

Mildred H. Blackwell, 92

Mildred Hayes Blackwell was born to the late Annie Hayes Dade and James Dade on June 26, 1919 in Richmond, Va. At age 5, she...

Katherine H. Martin, 98

Mother Katherine H. Martin daughter of the late Herman and Elizabeth Taylor of Washington, DC, after a long battle with multiple illnesses went to...

Cleveland Johnson Sr., 77

 Cleveland Johnson Sr., departed this life on Dec. 19, 2012 at the Washington Hospital Center. He was born in Fayetteville, N.C. to the late...

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...

Barnette R. Holston Sr.

Barnette Rhetta Holston Sr., also known as Barney, the son of the late Rosa Carter Holston and Ned Rhetta transcended this life on Feb....

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...

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...

Robert Leroy Barnes, 88

Robert Leroy Barnes affectionately known as “Roy” departed this life on October 9, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88....

Anne B. Turpeau, 88

Anne Stuart Brock Turpeau was born March 6, 1926 in Charleston, W.Va. Anne and her husband Michel M. Turpeau resided in Washington, D.C. for...

Howard C. Ury, 74

Howard C. Ury was born and raised in Washington, D.C. along with his younger sister, Venessa. He was the only son of Howard N....

James Nero Remembered as Energetic, Dedicated Leader

James Nero may not have been on the front pages of the District's newspapers or a television star but he made a profound impact...