Daisy Ruth Alexander-Ivory, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Born Sept. 10, 1945, in Selma, Ala., she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Leila Alexander. She gave her life to Jesus Christ at an early age at Sandridge Baptist Church in Selma. In the summer of 1973, she moved to Fort Wayne. She was a mother of four sons, Garrett Dwayne, Virgil Lee, Cedric Antonio, and Christopher Devon Alexander. “Daisy was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.” She was a great woman of faith and was deeply committed to the Lord Jesus Christ. She believed in worshiping God in song and praise. Homegoing service was Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Wings of Deliverance T.H.C., 2502 Fairfield Ave. Arrangements were entrusted to Carmichael Funeral Service.
Ruth Ann Good, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at Summit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She retired as a teacher from Fort Wayne Community Schools and was a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. A member of Turner Chapel AME Church, she was very active in youth programming there as a long time head of the YPD (Young People’s Division). Surviving are her husband, Roger C. Good Jr.; daughters, Roxann Dixie and Elaine Good; son, Christopher A. Dixie; siblings, Esther Saunders and the Rev. Roosevelt Dixie Sr.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, William H. Dixie and Willie Lee Dixie; siblings, Johhnnie Mae Goldsby, Emma Moore, Betty J. Miles, and Leona Medina; and a grandson, Shannon Wilhite. Service was Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Turner Chapel AME Church, with a Zeta Phi Beta memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Entombment in Covington Memorial Gardens.
Lorine Masterson, 67, passed away on Saturday, Aug., 2, 2014. She was born on Nov. 5, 1946. She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Ditanya Woosley. Service was Wednesday, Aug. 13 at Carmichael Funeral Service. Arrangements were entrusted to Carmichael Funeral Service.
Virginia D. Sims, 91, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. She was born Aug. 28, 1922. Service was Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 at Union Baptist Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Carmichael Funeral Service.