Obituaries

Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

| July 27, 2016

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Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

| July 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one its pionering political figures recently. Family reported that the Lord called called well-known political activist Gertrude M. Smith home on Friday, July 1, 2016 surrounded by her family. On Oct. 21, 1929, Sarah Jane Mitchell was born to Martha Page Campbell and Willie Mitchell in Marion, Alabama. Her name later […]

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Obituaries: July 20-26, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 20-26, 2016 Edition

| July 20, 2016

Len Broadnax, services were July 9, 2016, at Spiritual Israel Church and It’s Army, 610 East Douglas St. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. David A. Williams passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016.

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Obituaries: July 13-19, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 13-19, 2016 Edition

| July 13, 2016

Muhammed Farid Abdullah, passed on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Born Oct. 1, 1976, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Qasim and Malikah Abdullah. He was married to Michelle Daniels and they moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa in October of 2015. He graduated from North Side High School, Fort Wayne, in 1995, and Ball […]

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The Rev. Melvin White, son of Bishop Jesse White, called home to glory at 57

The Rev. Melvin White, son of Bishop Jesse White, called home to glory at 57

| July 6, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A member of one of the city’s most revered family of spiritual leaders has gone on to glory. On June 11, the Rev. Melvin L. White—a member of the legendary White family of ministers, musicians and community activists—was called home to glory at the age of 57. The Rev. Melvin White was born on […]

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Obituaries: June 6-June 12, 2016

Obituaries: June 6-June 12, 2016

| July 6, 2016

Harmony Denise Bright-Oldham, passed way Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Born April 25, 2016, she was the daughter of Shaneka Bright and Roger Oldham; and sister of Jeniyah Bright-Foster. Service was June 30, 2016, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. Arrangements were by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral […]

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Church elder, former Stars of Glory member Roosevelt Carlisle crosses over at 65

Church elder, former Stars of Glory member Roosevelt Carlisle crosses over at 65

| July 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Devoted man of God and renowned gospel singer Elder Roosevelt Carlisle departed this life peacefully at 5:45 p.m., on Monday, June 20 at home surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer. He was 65. Born on December 7, 1950 in Newbern, Alabama, Carlisle dedicated his life to Jesus at an early age […]

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Obituaries: Jun 29-July 5, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: Jun 29-July 5, 2016 Edition

| June 29, 2016

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Obituaries: June 22-28, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: June 22-28, 2016 Edition

| June 22, 2016

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Obituaries: June 15-21, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: June 15-21, 2016 Edition

| June 15, 2016

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