Obituaries

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

| November 23, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The nation lost a revered educator and community figure when Fort Wayne native son Dr. Ernest Kent Starks made his transition on Nov. 4. He was 57. Affectionately known as “Ernie,” was a loving son, devoted father, brother, realize and friend. Born Jan. 1, 1959, Starks made his mark on the history books early […]

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Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

| November 16, 2016

Suzanne Marie Aden, 51, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Born in Fulton, Missouri, on Feb. 28, 1965, she was later adopted by the Carr family. Adopted again at the age of 10, sometime after the deaths of the Carr’s, Suzanne came to live in the home of […]

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Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

| November 9, 2016

Oddie Emma Essex Ridley, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Oddie was born March 30, 1925 in Perry County, Marion, Alabama, to Isaac Essex Sr. and Mabel Lillian Harper Essex. There, she was a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church and attended Lincoln Normal School. Oddie moved […]

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Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

| November 3, 2016

Estella (Agnes) McFadden-Martin, 73, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Howard F. Martin Sr.; daughters, Valerie J. (Fred) Sconiers, Terri Comer and April C. (Jarrod) Martin-Downing; sons, Brian K. (LaCrecia) McFadden and Howard Martin Jr.; stepsons, Richard (Amber) Dates […]

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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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