Obituaries - Baltimore

Benjamin E. Smith, 64

Benjamin E. Smith (affectionately known as Ben) was born on March 8, 1947, in Richmond, Va., to the late Herman and Amelia Smith. His older brother, Alfred W. Smith, preceded him in death in 1996. Benjamin was raised in the...

Elizabeth Scott, 95

Elizabeth Caldwell Talford Scott shimmered into a cool breeze at the age of 95 years. Hailing from Chester, S.C., where she, with her large family, sharecropped vegetables and cotton on the plantation where her grandparents labored as slaves, Scott made...

Willie J. Robinson

Baltimore native Willie James Robinson went to be with the Lord on March 17, while in the care of his youngest daughter, Karen Y. Veney, in Olympia, Wash. Willie Robinson was a man that was easily loved by all that...

Joan B. Talley, 46

Joan Bouvier Talley was born May 26, 1964, to Bernard Jackson and Mary M. Talley in Baltimore. Joan departed this life on Feb. 25 after a lengthy illness. There are some people we meet in life who leave a lasting...

Norma Lambson, 99

Norma Barnum Lambson of 2211 West Rogers Ave. Apt. 109E, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22. Mrs. Lambson was a retired Baltimore City public school teacher and devoted wife of Calvin G. Lambson, deceased. She was born on March 10,...

Corey D. Barnes, 12

Corey Dion Barnes was born March 4, 1998, in Baltimore, the only son of LaWanda Sailes. He was the youngest of three children. Corey would have been 13 on March 4 of this year. He died as a result of...

Sondra Elise Banfield Dailey

Sondra Elise Banfield Dailey was the first born of the late Dr. Gilbert Leslie Banfield and Marion Elza Martin Banfield, God- Daughter of the late Howard Thurman. Born on December 29, 1944 she was educated in the Baltimore city...

Fannie V. B. Poulson, 87

George Bevans and Minerva Gaskins both migrated from Accomac County, Va., to Baltimore. They arrived in Baltimore at separate times, but they met and united in holy matrimony and that union produced six children. The third child, Fannie, entered...

Alvin A. Parson, 63

Alvin Anderson Parson, son of the late Alvin Parson and Mary Monger, was born on July 4, 1947, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. In 1961, he joined the Nation of Islam. Alvin known to all as “Al” received...

Clarence Butler

Clarence Cleon Butler, son of the late Deacon and Deaconess Harrison and Mary Simms-Butler was born on Nov. 1, 1932, at University Hospital, Baltimore, Md. He died 2:30 a.m. Dec. 30, 2010 at his earthly residence on Chase Street...

Ruth P. Baynes, 77

Ruth P. Baynes, daughter of the late Emmett and Lucy Pugh, was born on Sept. 22, 1933, in Charlotte Court House, Va. She departed this life suddenly after 77 years on Dec. 31, 2010.? Ruth was educated in the...

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