Obituaries: July 3 edition

| July 6, 2013

Alvin C. Davis, 59, of Fort Wayne, passed on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Surviving are his daughter, Shmiria LeShore; brothers, Sanders (Verlinda) Davis, Bryant Davis, Deon (Danette) Davis, and Alan (Demita) Wyatt; sisters, Shirlene (James) Stephens, Kathy Davis, Carmela Davis, Linda Davis, Janice Wyatt, and Maebell Johnson; two grandsons; and a host of other relatives. Funeral services were noon Friday, June 21, 2013, at Kingdom Door Christian Worship Center, with burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service.


Cleosia Draughn, 68, departed this life on Thursday, May 30, 2013. She was a life-long resident of Fort Wayne and a 1962 graduate of Central High School. She was also a graduate of Stovall’ s House of Beauty. She was long-time member of Union Baptist Church. She was formerly employed by Magnavox, Hutner’s and the Wayne Township Trustee’s Office. After 19 years of service, she retired from the State of Indiana. Surviving are her daughter, Veda Morris (Joseph) May; sister, Mary L. Curry; godchildren, Victor Pierce, Evan Cleveland and Sha’Cori Smith; along with a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Zella Howell. A Celebration of Life service was held June 29, 2013, at Union Baptist Church, 2200 Smith St., with private Interment. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home.


Margaret L. Falls, 93, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013. at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Surviving are children, Carl (Harleen) Falls, Jerome Falls and Renee (Keith) Morrison. Services were June 29, 2013, at Pilgrim Baptist Church. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home.

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