Obituaries

Obituaries: March 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: March 11-17 Edition

| March 11, 2015

Orlando Evans (Peterman) Lanier, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. He was born Feb. 27, 1975. Memorial service was Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Joshua’s Temple, 4202 Hessen Cassel Road. Theme of memorial: “I’m still standing.” Patricia Linda Martinez, 56, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Born March 17, 1958, she […]

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Obituaries: March 4-10 Edition

Obituaries: March 4-10 Edition

| March 4, 2015

Queen Esther Lake Dunbar, 73, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Surviving are her daughters, Marsha (Charlie Jr.) Reese and Anita Wallace; sons, Nathan (Michelle) Lake and Dr. Timothy (Carmon) Lake, Jesse Lake and Aaron (Jeannine) Lake; sister, Willie Lee Thompson; three brothers and two sisters all of Birmingham, […]

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Obituaries: February 25—March 3 Edition

Obituaries: February 25—March 3 Edition

| February 25, 2015

Gwendolyn Bradley, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Service was Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Renaissance Missionary Baptist Church, 5515 South Hanna St. Treva D. Breland, 45, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Wesley Health care, Auburn, Ind. Born on July 29, 1969, in Fort Wayne; she was […]

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Obituaries: February 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: February 18-24 Edition

| February 18, 2015

Eddie Dowdell died peacefully at the age of 75 on Monday, Febr. 2, 2015 at home. He was born on Aug. 26, 1939 in Marion, Ala., and was the son of Henry and Sina Dowdell. He moved to Fort Wayne in 1944. Eddie was a 1958 graduate of Central High School, an Army Veteran serving 1960-62 […]

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Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

| February 11, 2015

Billie Lovern Coles, daughter of the late Kathleen Nora Warren and Morris Warren, and was born November 17, 1941 in Columbia, Missouri.  She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Billie accepted Christ at an early age.  After graduating from Douglas High School in Columbia, Mo., she moved to Fort Wayne, […]

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Obituaries: February 4-10 Edition

Obituaries: February 4-10 Edition

| February 4, 2015

Martella Williams Allen was born to Ednola (Richardson) Williams on Nov. 6, 1945 in Kimball, W.Va.  She was raised in Fort Wayne, Ind., by Ednola and Henry Williams whom she affectionately coined with the name “Daddy Henry.” Martell transitioned into eternal life on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Martella was united in Christ at the age […]

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Obituaries: January 28-February 3 Edition

Obituaries: January 28-February 3 Edition

| January 28, 2015

Elder Earl L. Arrington was born June 8, 1968, in Marion, Ala. At the age of 46 passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. He was a 1986 graduate of Francis Marion High School and was employed by Avery Dennison for 20 years. In his free-time he enjoyed golfing, bowling and hunting. He was member of Greater […]

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Obituaries: January 21-27 Edition

Obituaries: January 21-27 Edition

| January 21, 2015

Fannie Adams, 92, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at Canterbury Nursing Home. Born March 29, 1922, in Marion, Ala., she was a daughter of Elhue and Maude Brooks. She is survived by her son, Ulysses Barnes; grandson, Christopher Barnes; brother, Thomas Brooks; sister, Lucille Hickman; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral […]

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Obituaries: January 14-20 Edition

Obituaries: January 14-20 Edition

| January 14, 2015

Minnie Lee Amos-Meeks, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. She was born June 4, 1937 in Mississippi. Funeral Service was Saturday, Jan. 3, at Dupree Memorial C.O.G. I.C., with burial in Concordia Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Marva Betties Anderson, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Surviving […]

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Obituaries: January 7-13 Edition

Obituaries: January 7-13 Edition

| January 7, 2015

Minnie Lee Amos-Meeks, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. She was born June 4, 1937 in Mississippi. Funeral service was Saturday at Dupree Memorial C.O.G. I.C. with burial in Concordia Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Sue A. Bordner, 80, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. She was the daughter of the late […]

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