Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Obituaries - Washington D.C.

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...

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....

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...

Williard Woodson ‘Woody’ Brittain Jr., 65

 Born on Nov. 26, 1947 in Washington, D.C., Woody Brittain was the son of Mary D. and Willard W. Brittain Sr. Woody spent his...

Ralph B. Thomas Jr., 28

Ralph Bernard Thomas Jr., aka “BJ” and also known to many as “Sleepie,” the son of Ralph Bernard Thomas Sr. and Rosetta Dolorse Thomas,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Alice Johnson, 79

Alice Perry Johnson was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Newark, N.J. She passed away Feb. 26 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md. Alice...

George E. Keith, 92

George Edward Keith was born Jan. 25, 1919, to Charlie and Daisy Moone Keith in Canton, Ga. He passed away peacefully in his sleep...