Obituaries

Obituaries: April 29-May 5 Edition

Obituaries: April 29-May 5 Edition

| April 29, 2015

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Ellis Funeral owner Juanita Ellis crosses over at 83

Ellis Funeral owner Juanita Ellis crosses over at 83

| April 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City lost one of its most beloved community icons recently with the passing of the owner of one of the city’s most high profile businesses. Juanita W. Ellis, 83, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 17, 2015. A native of Commerce, Ga., she moved to Fort Wayne in 1950 with her husband, Cecil […]

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Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

| April 15, 2015

 

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Obituaries: April 8-14 Edition

Obituaries: April 8-14 Edition

| April 8, 2015

Arthur J. “Mack” Moore, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

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Obituary: Deon Lamar Stewart

Obituary: Deon Lamar Stewart

| April 3, 2015

Deon Lamar Stewart was born April 4, 1978, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Delores M. Stewart and Thomas E. Morgan. He was called home to glory at 3:40 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2015. Deon obeyed the Gospel at an early age and was a member of the East Chestnut Street Church of Christ. Occasionally, […]

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Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

| April 3, 2015

On February 23, 1972, a beautiful baby boy was born in Gary, Ind, to Robert and Anna Sevier. He was named Keenan Marcel Sevier.  Not long after his birth, Keenan moved to Fort Wayne, Ind., where he helped his family welcome his sister, Kamilah. Keenan grew into a wonderful young man who went on to […]

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Obituaries: April 1-7 Edition

Obituaries: April 1-7 Edition

| April 1, 2015

Dawn Renae King-Hambrick, 56, departed this life peacefully on Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:40 p.m., at St. Joseph Hospital. Born Feb. 18, 1959, in Fort Wayne, she was a 1977 graduate of Northrop High School. She leaves behind to live on through memory: her loving husband, Alvin Hambrick Jr.; son, Joshua Hambrick; mother, Judith King; […]

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Obituaries: March 25-April 1

Obituaries: March 25-April 1

| March 25, 2015

 

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‘Doctor Ben’ legendary scholar of Egypt, was dean of Harlem Street University

‘Doctor Ben’ legendary scholar of Egypt, was dean of Harlem Street University

| March 24, 2015

Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan joins ancestors at 96 By Todd Steven Burroughs Yosef Alfredo Antonio ben-Jochannan, known to the African world as “Dr. Ben,” believed that education belonged to any member of his race who wanted it. Perhaps that was because of the 20th century tradition of ad-hoc “street universities,” with step-ladder orators as varied as Malcolm […]

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Obituary: Joseph Richard Eversole

Obituary: Joseph Richard Eversole

| March 18, 2015

Joseph Richard Eversole, 22, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne and a graduate of Homestead High School, Joseph worked alongside his father at DTM. He was a certified wilderness EMT, enjoyed playing music, and loved archery. He will be remembered for helping and caring for others and his […]

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