Obituaries

Obituaries: September 14-20, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 14-20, 2016 Edition

| September 14, 2016

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Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

| September 9, 2016

HAZLEHURST, Miss.—Eddie Lee Singleton, 87, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Hazlehurst, Miss. Singleton a member of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church and its choir. A long-time employee of the City of Fort Wayne, who worked in various supervisory […]

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Obituaries: September 7-13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 7-13, 2016 Edition

| September 7, 2016

Tangerlynn Minniefield, 58, passed away on Sunday August 22, 2016, at Lutheran Hospital Fort Wayne Indiana. Born in Fort Wayne, Tangerlynn was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Wittness. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, thrift shopping and spending time with her grandchildern. Surviving are her sons, Roddick Gale, Erick (Ambra) Baker of Fort Wayne; […]

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‘Trusted comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

‘Trusted comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

| September 6, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former editor-in-chief of the NNPA News Wire, died from an apparent heart attack on Saturday, Aug. 20. Curry was 69. “On behalf of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), we are […]

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Gifted guitarist, spiritual warrior W.R. Sanders crosses over at 57

Gifted guitarist, spiritual warrior W.R. Sanders crosses over at 57

| September 5, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City lost one of its treasured artist recently with the passage of one of the area’s most revered musicians. Guitarist W.R. Sanders, a longtime collaborator with renowned R&B singer, musician and songwriter Ty Causey passed away at home Aug. 23 in Fort Wayne. Born Dec. 25, 1958 to the union of Bishop […]

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Obituaries: August 31-September 6, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 31-September 6, 2016 Edition

| August 31, 2016

Alonzo Eugen Haney, 47, of Riverdale, Ga., died Saturday, July. 2, 2016. Loretta Wright Haney, 65, of Riverdale, Ga., died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. Tangerlynn Minniefield, 58, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.

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Pastor Bennie York crosses over at 88

Pastor Bennie York crosses over at 88

| August 30, 2016

Hardworking servant pastor founded ministry for homeless FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its most revered spiritual leadeers recently. Pastor Bennie York, 88, entered the presence of the Lord while surrounded by loved ones on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Premier Health & Rehabilitation Center. Throughout his career in the ministry, the Rev. York, who […]

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Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

| August 24, 2016

Dominique Williams, 23, of Fort Wayne and Ft. Myers, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. He was born Aug. 4, 1993, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his mother, Kathleen Graham Smith and Rosston Smith; father, Willie Williams; siblings, Donovan and Alexandria Smith; grandparents, Lena Collett and George Miller, Willie Jones Williams and Gloristeen Shaw; and […]

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Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

| August 17, 2016

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Obituaries: August 10-6, 2016

Obituaries: August 10-6, 2016

| August 10, 2016

Terrance Alexander, 34, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, July 18, 2016. Arrangements by Siler Funeral Service, 8632 Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. Ola B. Gibson, 73, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016, at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Augusta, Georgia, Ola was a daughter of the late Ed and Zelina Gibson. She was a […]

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