Celebrity Obituaries

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Michael Dean Young

December 12, 1949 - January 12, 2018

Michael was born on December 12, 1949 and passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Michael was a resident of Rockville, Maryland.
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Gladys Elizabeth Boodhoo

December 24, 1938 - January 12, 2018

Gladys was born on December 24, 1938 and passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Gladys was a resident of Boyds, Maryland. She is survived by six children; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five sisters and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Elsie Doris Crawford

January 6, 1934 - January 9, 2018

Elsie was born on January 6, 1934 and passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Elsie was a resident of Montgomery Village, Maryland.
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Yining Wang

June 28, 1967 - January 9, 2018

Yining was born on June 28, 1967 and passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Yining was a resident of Germantown, Maryland.
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Marilou Regalado Ingal

June 7, 1955 - January 8, 2018

Marilou was born on June 7, 1955 and passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018. Marilou was a resident of Rockville, Maryland.
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Steven Michael Yeisley

January 12, 1979 - January 8, 2018

Steven Michael Yeisley, 38, of Rockville, MD, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 4:15AM at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville.  He was born on January 12, 1979 in Washington, DC, to Richard and Valerie Yeisley. Steve was a beloved history teacher, first at Neelsville Middle School in Germantown, MD, and then at Northwood High School in Silver Spring, MD.  His students would...
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Irma Louise Nelson Thomas

September 7, 1926 - January 8, 2018

Irma was born on September 7, 1926 and passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018. Irma was a resident of Montgomery Village, Maryland.
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Allierson Roscoe Henderson, Jr.

October 28, 1937 - January 5, 2018

Allierson Roscoe Henderson, Jr. (Age 80), of Alexandria, Virginia passed on Friday, January 5, 2018 following a brief illness. A native of Mount Vernon, New York, he was retired from the United States Army and a retired government employee. He is survived by children, Dietra Henderson, Darnella Harris, Natasha Lipscomb, Evelyn Grimes and George Lee, 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. ...
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James Stanley Evans, Sr.

July 18, 1939 - January 5, 2018

James was born on July 18, 1939 and passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018. James was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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Bernard Lorain Diggs

May 5, 1942 - January 4, 2018

Bernard was born on May 5, 1942 and passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Bernard was a resident of Williamsport, Maryland.
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Maurice Cortez Mercer II

April 11, 1987 - January 3, 2018

Maurice was born on April 11, 1987 and passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Maurice was a resident of Owings Mills, Maryland.
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Edward Valentine Taylor

September 25, 1930 - January 3, 2018

Edward was born on September 25, 1930 and passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Edward was a resident of Owings Mills, Maryland.
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Wesley Columbus Wilson

April 24, 1936 - January 2, 2018

Wesley was born on April 24, 1936 and passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Wesley was a resident of Potomac, Maryland.
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Cecily Colette Carroll

November 24, 1970 - December 30, 2017

Cecily was born on November 24, 1970 and passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Cecily was a resident of Germantown, Maryland.
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Mable Madison Smith

March 5, 1930 - December 30, 2017

Mable was born on March 5, 1930 and passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Mable was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland
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Seleno E. Clarke

September 30, 1930 - December 28, 2017

On December 28, 2017 Seleno Clarke dropped his role of flesh and ascended to heaven to seize his everlasting prize. Seleno was born on September 30, 1930, i n Poolesville, Maryland to the late Reverend Millard E. Clarke and Beulah L. Clarke. In 1952, Seleno served in the U.S. Army. In 1954 he relocated to New York where he started his music career. He toured and performed all over the world...
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Calvin Hall

March 24, 1960 - December 26, 2017

Calvin was born on March 24, 1960 and passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Calvin was a resident of Bowie, Maryland.
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Gladys Louise Williams

January 25, 1933 - December 26, 2017

Gladys Louise Dent-Williams, one of nine siblings, was born January 25, 1933, in Washington, DC, to the late Mary and Barry Dent. She received her spiritual and physical nurturing from her family and community. After her parents and siblings relocated, then Gladys was sent to live with her cousins Josephine, Annie, and Clinton Dent in Washington, DC. She was later reunited with her parents and...
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Benjamin Franklin Battle

April 9, 1964 - December 23, 2017

Benjamin Franklin Battle of Gaithersburg, MD went to be with his Lord on Saturday morning December 23, 2017 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, MD. He was born in Kinston, North Carolina to his late loving parents Esther (Pipkins) Battle and Walter Battle Sr. Benjamin was a United States Army Veteran and a former Montgomery County, Maryland firefighter. Benjamin's greatest...
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Clarice Elizabeth Bowie Lyles

September 22, 1947 - December 20, 2017

Clarice Elizabeth Bowie Lyles, was born in Onley, 1947 to Benjamin(Austin) Bowie Sr, and Clara E. Hammond. She was the youngest of 8 children. She was a graduate from Gaithersburg High School , where she took up cosmetology and in 1970, received her State of Maryland Board Certified License of Cosmetology. She married her sweetheart, Rudolph L Lyles Sr, and they became parents of ; Tina Louise...
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Taquisa Chauntrice Dimes

April 10, 1986 - December 18, 2017

Taquisa was born on April 10, 1986 and passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. Taquisa was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Juan Alfredo Zumbado

September 27, 1934 - December 18, 2017

Juan was born on September 27, 1934 and passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. Juan was a resident of North Potomac, Maryland.
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Yvonne R. Rhodes

May 30, 1933 - December 16, 2017

Yvonne Helena Roberts Rhodes Saturday, December 16, 2017, God called home Yvonne Helena Roberts Rhodes, daughter of the late Mamie Webb and Harvey Alexander Roberts, wife of the late George Rhodes, Jr., mother of Beverly Louise Rhodes and George Rhodes, III., Proud Grandmother of William E. Taylor, Jr., Shant'e Daniel and Jermaine. Very happy great-grandmother of Tekaiya Elizabeth ,...
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Grace Augustine Greene

February 13, 1929 - December 16, 2017

Grace Plummer Greene, 88, departed this life on Saturday, December 16, 2017. She was born on February 13, 1929 the youngest of five children of the late Russell and Grace (Bessie) Plummer. She shared the same birthdate with her father. She attended Stewartown grade school and graduated from Lincoln High School Class of 1946. Grace married Arthur Greene and through their union one child Anthony ...
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Marion "Swift" McCalister

April 1, 1951 - December 10, 2017

Marion was born on April 1, 1951 and passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Marion was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Lewis Benjamin Burley III

January 3, 1947 - December 9, 2017

Lewis Benjamin Burley, III was born January 3, 1947 to the late Rev. Lewis Benjamin Burley, Jr. and Rev. Mabel Burley in Potomac, Maryland, Montgomery County. He was the eldest of two sons born to the couple. He was preceded in death by his younger brother Stanley S. Burley who served as Chaplin in the Unites States Navy. In the late 1990's Lewis found his soul mate and life partner, Yvonne Irene...
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Carlos Alberto Wolff

August 24, 1981 - December 8, 2017

Carlos A. Wolff's family, Marla, Jorge, Maria and Carlos' two brothers and three sisters, Glen and Hannie Ford and their two sons and daughter extend their deepest thanks for your thoughts and prayers. Carlos will be deeply missed by all of us and our prayer is that this celebration of his life points you to a loving God, whom we know Carlos would want this day to be about. We know Carlos...
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Regina Diane Epps

June 29, 1957 - December 3, 2017

Regina Diane Epps, daughter of the late Florence Randolph and the late Morris "Sonny" Randolph Sr., was born June 29, 1957 in Bethesda, Maryland. Regina passed December 3, 2017 while celebrating the 61st birthday of her beloved husband, Clifton Epps. After 7 years of dating, they wed in the Spring of 1984 and enjoyed 33 more wonderful years together. Their marriage was a true testament of how...
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David Tzeku Tzou

February 12, 1933 - December 3, 2017

David was born on February 12, 1933 and passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. David was a resident of Clarksburg, Maryland.
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Diane Price

August 2, 1947 - December 2, 2017

Diane Ashley Price, Child of God, a Force-of-Nature and an overall Phenomenal Woman, whose originality, creativity, charisma and style will remain uniquely hers. Although the figurative shoes that she left behind will remain too big to fill, she left indelible guidelines to establish a path forward for her progeny. Diane was born on August 2, 1947, to Theodore Perkins Justice and Ida Mae...
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Preston Lee Wilkins, Sr.

September 12, 1942 - December 2, 2017

Preston Lee Wilkins, Sr., loving father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend departed life on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Suffolk, Virginia. Preston was born September 12, 1942 in Washington DC as the third child to the late Willie Wilkins Sr. and Marthelia Taylor Wilkins. Preston was a native of Washington DC later moving to Montgomery County Maryland. After...
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Perry Montgomery Washington

September 15, 1955 - December 1, 2017

Departed this life peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2017 surrounded by family. He is survived by two sons, Perry Hayes and Anton Anderson; one granddaughter, Perri Hayes; one sister, Peggy Moore (Obed); one brother, Stanley Washington and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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Russell Eugene Hill

March 22, 1941 - December 1, 2017

Russell was born on March 22, 1941 and passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. Russell was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Richard Edward Clark, Jr.

February 12, 1948 - November 26, 2017

Richard E. Clark Jr. "Dick" passed on November 26, 2017 in Baltimore, MD (69 years old). He was born February 12, 1948. Former partner for more than 20 years to M. Ann Ellis who preceded him in death in 2009. Survived by his family of Norfolk, VA, Stepdaughter Kellie Ellis Brown, Stepsons Steven (Laura) and Larry Ellis and their children Darin (deceased), Lauren, Cathryn, Haley, Garrett and...
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Wendell C. Wallace

July 9, 1927 - November 26, 2017

Sunrise: July 9, 1927 – Sunset: November 26, 2017 • Born in Youngstown, Ohio on July 9, 1927 • Parents: James Wallace and Bettye Carter Wallace • Predeceased by his sister Bettye Bailey and brother James Wallace, Jr. ( a.k.a. Mohammed Said) • Married to Marie Staggers Wallace for 53 years • Son Wendell Charles Wallace, Junior • Survived by Nieces & nephews, including Joanna...
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Olivia Maxine Johnson

December 10, 1964 - November 24, 2017

Olivia Johnson, 52, passed away peacefully at Genesis Healthcare Layhill Center on November 24, 2017. She was battling with cancer and passed peacefully that evening. She was a great mother, daughter, sister, niece, and good friend to many. Born on December 10, 1964 in Dillwyn, Virginia. Olivia leaves behind her mother, Verna Johnson; her father, Clarence Johnson; two daughters Chanita...
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Denise Andrea Lucas

October 2, 1952 - November 23, 2017

Denise A. Lucas (65) of Washington, DC, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017. She is survived by her stepmother, Evelyn Lucas; sisters Stephanie Pridgeon, Sherry (Michael) Pinckney; brothers Everett Lucas, Jr, Ronald Lucas and Bryant Lucas. Family will celebrate her life on Friday, December 1, 2017 at The People's Community Baptist Church, 31 Norwood Rd Silver Spring, MD. Viewing at 10...
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James A. Woodland

May 2, 1963 - November 22, 2017

James Alfred Woodland was born on May 2, 1963, the fourth of seven children to the late Edna Iona Woodland and Raphael Vincent Woodland in LaPlata, Maryland. Alfred was educated in the Prince George's County public school system graduating with the Fairmount Heights High School Class of 1981. He was a proud Hornet! Alfred matriculated to South Plains College in Levelland, TX as a track and field...
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Joyce Marie Jackson

November 12, 1946 - November 21, 2017

JOYCE MARIE JACKSON was born on November 12, 1946, to the late Irene (Thomas) Rozier and the late James A. Youngblood in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 1953, she moved with her family to Oakland, California. She was predeceased by her brother Marvin "Ray" Youngblood and her beloved son Raphael Mailk Jackson. JOYCE MARIE JACKSON was educated in the Oakland, California public school system where...
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Kimberly Charise Frazier

November 30, 1968 - November 21, 2017

Kimberly Charise Frazier, affectionately known as Button, was born to Joe Johnson, Sr. and the late Annabelle Johnson on November 30, 1968 at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC. On Tuesday, November 21, 2017 while home surrounded by family, she entered into the presence of the Lord. She was educated in the Prince George's County Public School system. After graduation, she attended Bowie...
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Juanita "DeDe" Tenly

May 20, 1953 - November 21, 2017

Juanita (DeDe) Tenly, 64, of Rockville, MD passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at her home in Rockville MD. DeDe was born May 20, 1953 in Onley MD and was the daughter of the late Thelma and Charles Nichols. She was a loving wife, mother, and friend to so many in her life. She loved life and enjoying such things as crafts, cruises, puzzles, reading, and most of all her...
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Ruth V. Edwards

February 14, 1958 - November 19, 2017

Ruth (Angie/Venie) Edwards was born on February 14, 1958 to Mary L. Talley and the late John C. Talley of Boyd's, MD. Ruth passed away peacefully at home surrounded by Family on November 19, 2017. She is survived by her Mother, Mary L. Talley, two children Steve L Edwards Jr., Marcus A. Swann and Grandson Steve L Edwards III. Services will be held: Saturday, December 16th at 11am ...
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Fitzroy Kensworth Francis

January 14, 1966 - November 16, 2017

Fitzroy was born on January 14, 1966 and passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Fitzroy was a resident of SIlver Spring, Maryland.
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Clarence Herman McDonald, Jr.

November 10, 1948 - November 16, 2017

Clarence was born on November 10, 1948 and passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Clarence was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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Robert Eugene Summers

January 3, 1965 - November 15, 2017

Robert Eugene Summers was born to the late Shirley and Idella Summers on January 3, 1965 in Washington, D.C. Robert was the sixth of seven children. Robert attended Washington, D.C. public schools. He later received his GED and went on to receive several food certifications. His love for cooking showed in many dishes and he felt at home in the kitchen. Robert accepted Christ in his life at an...
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Patricia Ann Owens

July 8, 1957 - November 14, 2017

Patricia Ann Owens ("Pat") was born the second eldest of seven children to Mary Frances and the late James Garey, Sr. on July 8, 1957 at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney, Maryland. As a child, Pat or Patsy as she was affectionately called, grew up in a close-knit family community on Wheaton Lane, an enclave referred to as The Ridge, in Wheaton, Maryland; it was in this community of kinship...
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Ida Elizabeth Burgess

May 30, 1922 - November 13, 2017

Ida was born on May 30, 1922 and passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Ida was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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Leo Donnell Frazier

April 7, 1954 - November 9, 2017

Leo was born on April 7, 1954 and passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Leo was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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Kathryn Agnes Griffin

August 24, 1951 - November 8, 2017

Kathryn was born on August 24, 1951 and passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Kathryn was a resident of Fort Washington, Maryland.
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Doris Volley McCoy

October 4, 1934 - November 8, 2017

Doris E. V. McCoy passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from heart complications at Washington Hospital Center, Washington D.C. Doris was born and raised in Chesterfield County in Richmond, Virginia. She attended public schools in Chesterfield County and graduated from Carver High School. She went on to attend Smith-Madden business school in Richmond. Doris moved to...
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Elsie Mae Fleming

April 3, 1932 - November 7, 2017

Elsie Mae Fleming, the eldest of five siblings born to Claude and Mariah Jones Colmes, was born April 3, 1932, in Hagerstown, Maryland. She resided in Hagerstown with her parents and grandparents until the age of six, when they relocated to Bethesda, Maryland. After several years, the family relocated to the Lincoln Park area of Rockville, Maryland, where Elsie was nurtured by her family and the...
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Donnie Morris Vinson

December 16, 1954 - November 6, 2017

Donnie transitioned on Monday, November 6, 2017 surrounded by his family. A gentle, loving family man with an engaging smile, he was loved by many. He is survived by his wife, Josephine Bush Vinson, three sons: Donald, Douglas and Darrion (Silver Spring, MD), his mother, Evelyn Vinson, two sisters: Gloria Moore (Terry) and Eunice Isley (Greensboro, NC) and a host of other relatives.
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Robert Brandon Tolbert

July 30, 1955 - November 3, 2017

It is with great sadness that the entire family of Robert Brandon Tolbert, of Rockville, MD, announces his passing on Friday, November 3, 2017 after a long hard fight with and against cancer. Bob will forever be remembered and loved by his wife, Judith Jambor Tolbert; his son Robert Kyle; sister, Sharon Tolbert Carpenter; and brother, Ron Tolbert. Bob also leaves behind Billy and Jessie, his...
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Emma S. King

March 30, 1924 - November 2, 2017

Emma was born on March 30, 1924 and passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Emma was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland
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Gladys Augusta Prather

August 23, 1930 - October 31, 2017

Gladys was born on August 23, 1930 and passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Gladys was a resident of Rockville, Maryland.
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Rufus Lee Covington

April 11, 1952 - October 29, 2017

Rufus Lee Covington was born April 11, 1952, in Horry, South Carolina, son of Ms. Doreatha Covington and Mr. Bruce Graham. After school, Rufus still had a thirst for knowledge. Whether it was auto mechanic or electrical or plumber or painting, everything he touched, he knew how to fix or install things. His love was driving. He was employed by Para-Med Medical Transportation of Rockville,...
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Arthur Franklin Bruce III

August 11, 1980 - October 28, 2017

"Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss in life is what dies inside while you're still alive" (Tupac Shakur). Arthur Frank Bruce III, most commonly referred to as "Little Frank," "Frank" or "the General" by his family and friends, was a dynamic leader, visionary and impactful steward in the lives of many. No one who met Frank would forget his charming personality, his ability...
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Robert Herbert Thornton

December 25, 1938 - October 26, 2017

Robert Herbert Thornton, affectionately called Bobby by his friends and family, was born on December 25, 1938 in Washington, DC. After a lengthy respiratory illness, he was called to eternal rest on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Bobby grew up with his Mother, Mrs. Dorothy Thornton Reddix, and his brother Francis Thornton, in the Spencerville/Colesville, Maryland area. Both his mother and...
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Elijah Ralph Whitehead

September 14, 1935 - October 25, 2017

Elijah was born on September 14, 1935 and passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Elijah was a resident of Mount Airy, Maryland.
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Peggy Sewell Chatmon

September 18, 1942 - October 23, 2017

Peggy was born on September 18, 1942 and passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017. Peggy was a resident of Germantown, Maryland.
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Lillian Nettie Bright

August 16, 1944 - October 23, 2017

Lillian Nettie Bright (Sally) was born August 16, 1944 in Howard County, Maryland to Edward and Florence Powell (deceased). She was the youngest of 13 which included nine brothers and three sisters. She is survived by husband James Bright; three brothers Alonzo, Elroy and Robert and sister-in laws Joanne, Doris and Clara Powell. She attended the Howard County Public School system. On June...
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James Talten Lancaster

March 9, 1920 - October 22, 2017

James Talten Lancaster was affectionately known as "Tot" or "Big Lane." He was the eldest son of Eva and John Lancaster born on March 9, 1920. Tot and his siblings, Helen, John (Pud), Hazel, Marie (Sis), Charles (Mickey), and Jeanie grew up in the Fairland/Colesville area. Tot and Remell Burton married and produced three sons - James Jr., Earl, and Charles. In 1952, with $5 Tot purchased a parcel...
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Norman David Burts, Jr.

November 3, 1943 - October 21, 2017

Norman was born on November 3, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Norman was a resident of Germantown, Maryland.
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Robert Charles Carpenter

October 4, 1964 - October 20, 2017

Robert was born on October 4, 1954 and passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Robert was a resident of Sandy Spring, Maryland.
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Yaohui Liu

October 26, 1940 - October 17, 2017

Yaohui was born on October 26, 1940 and passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Yaohui was a resident of Wheaton, Maryland.
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Samuel Emmanuel Herbert

May 13, 1943 - October 15, 2017

Samuel Emmanuel Herbert was born on May 13, 1943 to the late James and Sarah Herbert on the beautiful Island of St. Kitts. Samuel was also affectionately known as "Puny". Samuel received his education at the Basseterre Boys School and the Basseterre Senior School. After leaving school, Samuel worked at the Sugar Factory. He was also a member of the St. Kitts Defense Force. Samuel was an avid...
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Jeannette Vernona Gaither

December 30, 1931 - October 14, 2017

Jeannette Scott Gaither (affectionately known as "Sis") made her peaceful and heavenly transition on October 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm in Laurel, Maryland. Born on December 30, 1931 to the late Vernon Scott and Mabel Matthews Scott, she was the youngest of five children. Jeannette was educated in the Baltimore City public school system where she graduated and went on to attend Cortez Peters...
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Yvonne Marie Robinson

October 3, 1940 - October 13, 2017

Yvonne M. Robinson, most affectionately known as "Babysis" traded this earthly life for her new place in glory at her home in Hyattsville, Maryland on Friday, October 13, 2017 . She was seventy-seven years old. Life's journey for Yvonne began on October 3, 1940 in Washington, DC. She was the youngest of four children born to the late Lawrence Kelly, Sr. and the late Blanche Smith Kelly. She...
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Richard Clarence Dorsey, Sr.

April 19, 1944 - October 9, 2017

Richard was born on April 19, 1944 and passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017. Richard was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Dorothy Louise Thomas

April 29, 1928 - October 6, 2017

Dorothy L. Thomas, wife of the late Louis Thomas and daughter of the late Lester Timbers and Della Johnson was born April 29, 1928, and departed this life on Friday, October 6, 2017. Dorothy, affectionately called " Dot" by close family members and friends. She was born and raised in Gaithersburg, MD where she received her education in the Montgomery County Public School System. Over the years...
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Laura Etta Blevins

April 8, 1929 - October 2, 2017

Laura was born on April 8, 1929 and passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017. Laura was a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia/
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Gay Aletha Lesane

March 3, 1961 - October 2, 2017

Gay was born on March 3, 1961 and passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017. Gay was a resident of Lanham, Maryland.
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Roland John Stemmler

March 21, 1930 - September 30, 2017

Roland was born on March 21, 1930 and passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Roland was a resident of Urbana, Illinois.
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Wiona Page Mitchell

June 16, 1928 - September 30, 2017

Wiona P. Mitchell, lovingly known as "Tiny", entered eternal rest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Elkridge, MD. Born Catherine Wiona Page on June 16, 1928 in Cumberland, Maryland, she was the youngest daughter of the late Gertrude (Davis) and Jesse O. Page, Sr. She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters: Helen (Woods) , Jesse O. Page Jr., James T. Paige, Sr., Frank M. Page Sr...
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Karen Diane Gordon

January 1, 1956 - September 30, 2017

Karen was born on January 1, 1956 and passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Karen was a resident of Washington, District Of Columbia
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Vivian Louise Cammack

March 3, 1940 - September 28, 2017

Vivian Louise Cammack (Johnson) was born on March 3rd, 1940 to Joseph Edingburgh Johnson Sr. and Bertha Elizabeth Johnson (Baltimore) in Washington, D.C. The third of six children, she grew up in Northeast Washington, D.C. the happy child of a close-knit family. She graduated from Cardozo High School in June of 1957 and married Burdette Cammack on October 19th, 1957. She had known him since...
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Madeleine Louise Morrison

March 9, 1930 - September 27, 2017

Madeleine Louise Morrison was born in Harlem, New York, on March 9, 1930, to Milton Eugene Sturrup, reputedly one of the first Black furriers in New York, and Mildred Celestina Farrington, an aspiring opera singer. She was the oldest of three children, her siblings being Milton Eugene and Edward Roland Sturrup, both of whom predeceased her in 1975 and 2003, respectively. The family moved to the...
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June Howard Saucier

October 17, 1956 - September 27, 2017

June was born on October 17, 1956 and passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. June was a resident of Olney, Maryland.
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Myrtle Beatrice Bowens

December 11, 1939 - September 25, 2017

Myrtle Beatrice Bowens, affectionately known as "Mama" and "Aunt B" was born on December 11, 1939, in Quince Orchard, Maryland, to Walter Wilson Johnson and Ella Mae Randolph. Aunt B was one of many children. She departed this life peacefully on Monday, September 25, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at home. She was educated in Montgomery County, Maryland and worked for the Department of...
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Beatrice Laura Talley

September 4, 1966 - September 24, 2017

Beatrice "Bea" Talley was the sixth child of the late Arthur W. Talley, Sr. and Alfreida Byrd Talley. She was born on September 4, 1966 in Olney, Maryland. Although Bea was born with Spina Bifida, that did not hinder her drive as she was the first African American poster child for March of Dimes as well as part of the first group of disabled children to integrate mainstream schools in...
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Gregory Sylvester Frazier

August 13, 1959 - September 23, 2017

On August 13, 1959, the military satellite Discoverer was launched into orbit to test launching techniques and other aeronautical experiments. The launch was successful but there was no communication signal and no message. Therefore, few outside the military complex remember this launch. On the same day, another discoverer began earthly pursuits. His name – Gregory S. Frazier, also...
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Esperanza Bowden

June 8, 1922 - September 22, 2017

Esperanza was born on June 8, 1922 and passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. Esperanza was a resident of Port Charlotte, Florida.
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John Vinton White, Sr.

September 3, 1932 - September 22, 2017

John Vinton White Sr., 85, of Thurmont, Maryland passed peacefully on Sept. 22, 2017 in Orland Florida. John was born in Unicoi, Tennesse on September 3, 1932. Son of John C. and Bessie Bell White, brother to Dorothy Lovell, Madeline McFarlane, Wilma Kirby and Lois White. He served honorably in Korea from 1953-1956. As John put it, "I found a great lady and married her." Married to...
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Robert Nathaniel Hixon

August 16, 1936 - September 19, 2017

Robert N. Hixon, 81, of Potomac, Maryland passed away on September 19, 2017 at Georgetown Hospital due to cancer complications. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 16, 1936. He served honorably in the Army from December 1959-September 1961. He worked for 32 years for the Department of the Navy until his retirement in 2001. He is survived by his loving wife Dorine K. Hixon of 58...
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Robert Nathaniel Hixon

August 16, 1936 - September 19, 2017

Robert was born on August 16, 1936 and passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Robert was a resident of Potomac, Maryland.
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Hannie Mae James

October 5, 1920 - September 19, 2017

Mrs. Hannie Mae James was born in Hustle, Virginia in 1920 to Willie and Julia Ware. She was the youngest of three children. In her early years, she attended school in Hustle, later moving to Washington, DC to complete her education. In 1936, she married Edward D. Outlaw. Even though the marriage dissolved, it yielded four beautiful children. Naturally independent and avant-garde, Hannie...
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Yue Feng Li Mei

November 9, 1928 - September 19, 2017

Yue was born on November 9, 1928 and passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Yue was a resident of Washington, District Of Columbia.
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Jessica Lynn Larman

January 19, 1977 - September 16, 2017

Jessica Lynn Larman also known as " Jecka" 40 years old was born on January 19th,1977. Jessica passed this life on September 16th,2017 to go be with her heavenly father and Daddy Marion Marshall Larman "Sonny". Jessica leaves behind to mourn; Her adorned 95 year old Grandmother Edna L. Larman, Her mother Deborah Mullis Goetz & Step-Father Donald Goetz, Three sons; Zachary Lee Whitworth, Andrew...
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Hector Ernesto Giron-Lara

August 31, 1983 - September 16, 2017

Hector was born on August 31, 1983 and passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Hector was a resident of Laurel, Maryland.
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Herbert Roscoe Prather

October 30, 1941 - September 12, 2017

Herbert was born on October 30, 1941 and passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Herbert was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Marion Hayes Hull

February 23, 1940 - September 11, 2017

Marion Hayes Hull was born on February 23, 1940 in Bronx, New York. She was the first child born of four to the late David Vernon and Jessie C. (Summerville) Hayes. She had a close and loving relationship with her siblings - brothers Henry C. Hayes (Oleathia), Warrenton, North Carolina and David (Butch) 0. Hayes, The Bronx, New York and sister Millie Hayes Nelson (deceased). On September 11,...
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Roma Lee Taylor

August 4, 1945 - September 9, 2017

Roma Lee Taylor was born to the late Howard Levi II and Mabel Elizabeth Foreman, on August 4, 1945. She was called to eternal rest on September 9, 2017. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Roma had touched throughout her short, yet very memorable life. Throughout her health problems Roma continued to be extremely strong and faithful. Born and raised in Montgomery...
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Caroline Agnes Myers

March 29, 1933 - September 8, 2017

Caroline was born on March 29, 1933 and passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. Caroline was a resident of Columbia, Maryland.
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David Brandon Curtis

September 10, 1974 - September 7, 2017

David was born on September 10, 1974 and passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017. David was a resident of Maryland.
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Jennifer C. Britten

June 19, 1946 - September 6, 2017

Jennifer was born on June 19, 1946 and passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Jennifer was a resident of Rockville, Maryland.
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Anna Mae Hebron

December 3, 1931 - September 6, 2017

Mrs. Anna Mae Hawkins Hebron, fondly known as "Nana,' entered eternal life to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Elisha (Lash) Hebron, Jr., and a granddaughter Partica Batten. Nana was born on December 3, 1931, in Montgomery Count y, Mary­ land, to Mary Hawkins and Edward Williams. Anna graduated from Lincoln High School in...
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Denine Rochelle Mahoney

August 21, 1959 - September 5, 2017

Denine Rochelle (Mahoney) Williams was born on August 21, 1959 to the late Robert and Elsie Mahoney. She lived a happy and carefree childhood and was raised in the Lincoln Park Community of Rockville, Maryland. As a child, she attended the Sunday School Church Services at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. She received her education through the Montgomery County Public School System and she graduated...
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Raymond Conrad Grant

March 7, 1936 - September 3, 2017

Dr. Raymond Conrad Grant was gifted to us by the good Lord through the union of Ray and Dorothy Grant. Born in Chicago in 1936, Ray was a dynamic boy: intellectually gifted and athletic. Ray absorbed, deeply, his father's musical talent and appreciation, showing promise as a pianist and organist as a young boy. The senior Ray Grant was called home to the Lord when Raymond was a mere teenager....
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Yolande Janine Graham

February 8, 1975 - September 2, 2017

Yolande was born on February 8, 1975 and passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017. Yolande was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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Edward Lee Stephens

April 13, 1921 - August 31, 2017

Edward was born on April 13, 1921 and passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Edward was a resident of Rockville, Maryland.
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