Byron LeSure Sr., 54, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at home. He is survived by five children; four brothers; six sisters including Brenda McCampbell; and a host of relatives and friends. Services were Friday, April 19, 2013, at Ellis Funeral Home, with burial in Marion National Cemetery. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home.
Dorothy M. Woods, 74, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Saturday, April 13, 2013. She was born on Aug. 9, 1938, in Cruger, Miss. Funeral services were Friday, April 19 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service.
Alma (Lyons) Wright, 83, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2013, at University Park Nursing Center. She was a native of Capeville, Va., and retired from GTE (Verizon) after many years of service. Surviving are her children, Craig (Doris) Wright, Ronald Wright and Vida Wright; grandchildren, Tamara (David) Shelman and Sajatta Wright; sister, Viola Marshall; four great-grandchildren; and several other relatives and friends. Services were Friday, April 12, 2013, at Ellis Funeral Home, 1021 E. Lewis St., with burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home.
This article originally appeared in our April 24, 2013 issue.