Obituaries

Obituaries: Feb. 19 edition

Obituaries: Feb. 19 edition

| February 19, 2014

• Patricia Elizabeth Henderson Leanear Day
• Richard Godfrey Gatewood
• Geraldine Gunn
• Willie R. Manning

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Obituaries: Feb. 12 edition

Obituaries: Feb. 12 edition

| February 13, 2014

• Arthur James Chambers, Jr.
• Ella Lapsley
• John “Johnny Boy” Scott
• Jarica Tyson

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Obituaries: Feb. 5 edition

Obituaries: Feb. 5 edition

| February 7, 2014

Josie Irene Clayton, 99, was welcomed into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. Mother Clayton was born March 7, 1914, a daughter of the late Joseph and Bernetta (Thompson) Carter in Mobile, Ala. She accepted the Lord in her life at an early […]

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Obituaries: Jan. 29 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 29 edition

| January 30, 2014

Twana Lee Easley, 50, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. She was born on June 30, 1963, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her brothers, David (Elissa) Easley Jr. and James Easley; sisters, Teri Easley, Tami (Kyle) Lawrence; and Jackie Cheri; grandmother, Savannah Hicks; and a host of other relatives and friends. […]

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Obituaries: Jan. 22 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 22 edition

| January 22, 2014

Desmon Heath Davis, 38, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Desmon was an outstanding athlete with football being his favorite sport. He was an avid Steelers fan and enjoyed coaching the Rams football team through Metro Youth Sports. Surviving are his daughter, Liasha Cooper; two sons, Cortney Brooks and Desmon […]

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Obituaries: Jan. 15 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 15 edition

| January 15, 2014

Jamarcus D. Abercrombie, 40, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Kenneth Alexander Jr., 35, of Fort Wayne, passed on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. He was born on Jan. 6, 1978, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his son, Adam McCowan of Fort Wayne; mother, Bertha Alexander of Detroit; […]

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Showbiz, entrepreneurial legend Al Stiles crosses over 91

Showbiz, entrepreneurial legend Al Stiles crosses over 91

| January 12, 2014

Renowned entertainer, business leader and activist Albert “Al” Bernard Stiles, 91, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Carmel, Ind.

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Local hall of fame publisher Richard Inskeep crosses over at 89

Local hall of fame publisher Richard Inskeep crosses over at 89

| January 12, 2014

Richard G. “Dick” Inskeep, 89, of Fort Wayne, died Jan. 8, 2014. Born in Bluffton, Inskeep served as president and publisher of The Journal Gazette Company.

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Obituaries: Jan. 8 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 8 edition

| January 12, 2014

• Andrew W. “Bubble” Moore • Henry Rutledge Jr. • Richard “Nute” Swain

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Yusef Lateef, legendary musician, dies at 93

Yusef Lateef, legendary musician, dies at 93

| January 12, 2014

Yusef A. Lateef, the renowned musician, composer and Grammy-winning recording artist, 93, died peacefully Dec. 23 at his home in Amherst, Mass.

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