Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Obituaries - Washington D.C.

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...

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....

Ruth C. Hall, 93

Ruth C. Hall died on March 4, 2013, after a long illness. She was 98 years old. Born on December 23, 1914, in Washington,...

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...

Cardiss Collins, 81

Cardiss Collins, who served in the U.S. House from 1973 to 1997, died Feb. 3 in Alexandria, Va. Congresswoman Collins was born Sept. 24,...

Gia R. Jones, 36

Gia Rondora Jones “GiGi” was born on April 2, 1976 to the late Deacon Ronald A. Jones and Amy Ann Anthony Jones at Columbia...

Willis J. Martin

Willis Jefferson Martin was born in Decherd, Tenn. and raised in Gary, WV. He graduated Cum laude from Bluefield State College in W. Va....

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....

Thomas A. Hart Sr., 94

Thomas A. Hart Sr., 93, former professor and athletic coach at Howard University and executive at Westinghouse Electric Corporation died at the Residences at...

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...

Thomas A. Hart Sr., 93

Thomas A. Hart Sr., 93, former professor and athletic coach at Howard University and executive at Westinghouse Electric Corporation died at the Residences at...

Julia Lorraine Avent Murchison

Julia Lorraine Avent Murchison, the only daughter of the late Jesse and Marion Avent, was born in Washington, D.C. Her brother, Melvin Avent, also...