• Mattie L. Fields, 97, “Momma” passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at her home in Fort Wayne. • Randy Lee Jefferson departed this life quietly in his home on Friday, Sept. 7, 2013 in Greensboro, N.C.
Steven D. Turner, 51, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. Memorial services were Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements were by Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc. Dorothy M. Calhoun, 86, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. She was born on […]
Annie Mae (Church) Actkins, 73, of Fort Wayne, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. She was a daughter of the late Johnny Church and Laura (Wimes) Church. Annie leaves to cherish her memory, two sisters, Etta Carter and Louella Burroughs; stepson, Henderson (Rhoda) Marshall; and a host of nieces, […]
Shawn E. Cobb, 36, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Lake City, Fla. Born in Auburn, Shawn worked as a changeover technician with Mullinix Packaging Inc. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and enjoyed brewing, tastings and teaching about beer and it’s history, flavor and food pairings. He also loved […]
Bert Amos, 83, of Marion, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 12:55 a.m., in Marion General Hospital. Born in Conchatta, Miss., he was a son of the late George and Birdie Amos. He married Sammie M. Turner on March 5, 1950; she survives. He retired from Atlas. Bert was a member of Bibleway C.O.G.I.C. for […]
Irvin Jordell Gates, departed this life on Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was born on May 26, 1990, in Fort Wayne. Funeral service is noon Saturday, Aug. 3 at True Love Baptist Church, with burial in Concordia Cemetery Gardens. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Roosevelt Stalling Sr., passed away on Friday, July 26, […]
Owner, operator of famed La Margarita was well-known Frost Illustrated Staff Report FORT WAYNE—Local entrepreneur and well-known restaurant owner Pantaleon M. Ochoa, 83, passed away July 21 at his home. Born in Encinal, Texas, Ochoa was owner and operator of his family business La Margarita Restaurant for 43 years. Through the years, his restaurant has […]
Melvin “Mel” Leon Drew, 53, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in the comfort of his daughter’s home in Chicago. He attended Snider High School, was an Honorable Veteran of the Air Force, a martial arts master and instructor, and a mentor to his family and community. He is lovingly […]