Obituaries

Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

| November 2, 2016

Kaleah Noel Fincher, six, was granted her angel wings on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. She was born in Fort Wayne on Dec. 22, 2009. Kaleah had an infectious smile that could light up a room. She was a first grader at Aboite Elementary. She loved to dance, sing, and loved spending time at the lake […]

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Obituaries: October 26-November 1, 2016

Obituaries: October 26-November 1, 2016

| October 26, 2016

Vnetter Davison-Kennedy, 87, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St., with viewing one hour prior. Care entrusted to Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc. Estella D. White, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at […]

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Obituaries: October 19-25, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: October 19-25, 2016 Edition

| October 12, 2016

Marvin W. Senter, 76, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2016. Ernest Watkins, 83, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

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Obituaries: October 12-18, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: October 12-18, 2016 Edition

| October 12, 2016

Robert “Bobby” Jerome Moore, age 55, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. Surviving are his mother, Dorothy Mae Moore-Winston; father, George Moore; daughters, Nivia Holman and Chandra Crawford; son, Robert (Ericka) Crawford; sisters, Dorothy M. Moore and Gloria Winston; brothers, Leonard Laramore, Charles and Mikle Moore; beloved fiancée, Linda Paige; 12 grandchildren and a host of other […]

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Obituaries: Oct. 5-11, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: Oct. 5-11, 2016 Edition

| October 5, 2016

Consuela Arrington, 37, Dajahiona “Baby A.J.” Arrington, 18, and Traeven Harris, 17, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at their home. Thomas Williams memorial service was Sept. 22, 2016.

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Obituaries: September 28-October 5, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 28-October 5, 2016 Edition

| October 3, 2016

James Jackson, 86, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in Fort Wayne. James was born in Beckley, West Virginia and moved to Fort Wayne in 1950. He was employed at I&M for 25 years, retiring in 1991. James was married to Augusta Boone-Jackson, his lifelong companion and beloved wife of 65 years, who preceded him […]

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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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