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Obituaries: October 25-November 7, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: October 25-November 7, 2017 Edition

| October 25, 2017

ROBBIE T. HOLLIDAY, 89, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Born in Como, Mississippi, Robbie was the daughter of the late Willie and Bertha Townsend. Robbie was a nursing assistant with Courtland Rehabilitation Center for over 20 years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed being outdoors working in her yard. She also enjoyed knitting, sewing, […]

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Educator, youth advocate, spiritual leader Juanita Tolbert passes on

Educator, youth advocate, spiritual leader Juanita Tolbert passes on

| October 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The city lost an iconic community champion recently with the passing of Juanita Tolbert on Oct. 14. Tolbert, the the matriarch of the famed Tolbert musical, was a renowned education leader in the Summit City and tireless advocate for youth in the community, engaged in a wide variety of community projects, including Friends of […]

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Ms. Emma Summerville crosses over at 85

Ms. Emma Summerville crosses over at 85

| October 20, 2017

Grandmother of late James Hardy, mother of Frost Illustrated writer Jeanie Summerville, matriarch of Norfleet standouts passes away FORT WAYNE—Emma L. (Wristpus) Summerville was born Nov. 19, 1931 in Caledonia, Mississippi.  She was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Jennie (Williams) Wristpus. She departed this earthly life on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at […]

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Two wounded in apparent shooting

Two wounded in apparent shooting

| October 16, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:04 p.m., Oct. 15, the Fort Wayne Police Department was notified that two males had arrived at a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. Hospital staff indicated that one of the males was initially in critical condition, but was later upgraded to serious condition. The other male remains in good condition. Detectives […]

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Bahá’ís of Fort Wayne to plant trees in preparation of bicentennial celebration

Bahá’ís of Fort Wayne to plant trees in preparation of bicentennial celebration

| October 11, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The local Bahá’í community of Fort Wayne are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on Oct. 22. This will be a global, grassroots celebration with communities creating events large and small; many reflecting the diversity of nearly six million followers around the world. […]

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Obituaries: October 11-24, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: October 11-24, 2017 Edition

| October 11, 2017

MINISTER ERNEST BASS was born February 16, 1936 in West Memphis, Arkansas, the son of Bertha Collins and R.B. Buckner. On Friday, September 22, 2017 at the age of 81, he exchanged this life for a pair of wings and was welcomed into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for eternal […]

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East Chestnut Street Church of Christ accepting items for disaster victims

East Chestnut Street Church of Christ accepting items for disaster victims

| October 8, 2017

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Street Church of Christ is accepting donations, such as household cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items, for the victims who are affected by the hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters that have been occurring across the United States. Items needed include: • Household cleaner; • Water; • Bleach wipes; • Toothpaste and toothbrushes; […]

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Obituaries: September 27-October 10, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: September 27-October 10, 2017 Edition

| September 27, 2017

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Obituaries: September 13-19, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: September 13-19, 2017 Edition

| September 13, 2017

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Minister Servant LeRoy Page crosses over at 64

Minister Servant LeRoy Page crosses over at 64

| September 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City recently experienced a very shocking loss with the passage of one of its most dedicated and ambitious spiritual and civic leaders. Minister Servant LeRoy Page was 64 years of age when he passed away on Tuesday,  August 29, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Over the years, Minister Servant Page […]

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