Obituaries: Jan. 1 edition

| January 5, 2014

Shirley Ann Brown, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service.

 

Felicia Jewel Harris departed this life on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. She was born on Nov. 6, 1961. She was a dedicated member of First Assembly Of God. She leaves to cherish her memory her father, Alvin (Valeria) Harris; two brothers, Lance Harris and Dana Harris; two stepsisters, Franchesca Williams and Alexandra Leathers; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Eugenia Harris. Funeral service was Monday, Dec. 23 at First Assembly Of God, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service.

 

Augusta Hathaway, 70, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Funeral service was noon Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at Mount Olive Baptist Church

 

Doris M. Humphrey, 58, of Fort Wayne, died on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Born July 26, 1955, in Fort Wayne, she was a graduate of R. Nelson Snider High School and retired from Hospital Laundry Services. Surviving are her children, Jacqueline Lee, Jessie Bolden, Jamarkus Lee and Patrice Griggs; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Community Baptist Church, 3032 Smith St.


Classie Delores Johnson
, departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. She was born on Feb. 21 1943, in Bessemer, Ala. She leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Troydus (Laurie) Johnson and Doug (Annette) Johnson, both of Fort Wayne; daughters, Valerie Johnson, Lavonia (Charles) Washington and Nickolia Johnson, all of Fort Wayne; brother, William Royal of Fort Wayne; sisters, Ollie Jackson of Fort Wayne and Inez (Tony) of Lackawanna, N.Y.; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 21 at Kingdom Door Worship Center, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service.

 

Ceretta “Peggy” Marshall, 56, departed this life on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Ceretta was employed at State Developmental Center for nine years, Lutheran Hospital for seven years and Cablecraft Motion Controls for nine years. She is survived by daughter, Candia E. Marshall; two sons, mother, Delia Roy; 12 sisters; and three brothers. She was preceded in death by father, Samuel Roy; and brothers, Charles (Boneck) and Bruce (Pickle) Marshall. Funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at New Covenant Worship Center, 3420 East Paulding Road. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service, 831 E. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne.

 

Willie Mae Pitts-Stephens, 92, departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at home surrounded by devoted family. She leaves to cherish her children, Cleopheus (Lois) Merritt, William (Margaret) Merritt, Joyce (Robert) Studamire, Jacqueline Dufor, Julius (Carol) Stephens, Gerry (Valerie) Stephens, Larry Stephens and Gean (Milton) Barnes; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; aunt, Bertha Mack; brother-in-law, Isaac Stephens; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral service was Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at the Body of Christ Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1902 Hanna Street with interment in Highland Park Cemetery. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home, 1021 E Lewis St.

 

Selena Robinson, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home.

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