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Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

| July 27, 2016

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Ending community violence requires long-term solutions

Ending community violence requires long-term solutions

| July 20, 2016

By Jonathan Ray Special to Frost Illustrated The recent shootings in Fort Wayne raises complex and confounding questions and in response many people have attempted to define the problem narrowly focused on symptoms rather than solution that cause community change. Focusing on changes that are solely focused on symptoms is like the story of the […]

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Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

| July 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one its pionering political figures recently. Family reported that the Lord called called well-known political activist Gertrude M. Smith home on Friday, July 1, 2016 surrounded by her family. On Oct. 21, 1929, Sarah Jane Mitchell was born to Martha Page Campbell and Willie Mitchell in Marion, Alabama. Her name later […]

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Obituaries: July 20-26, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 20-26, 2016 Edition

| July 20, 2016

Len Broadnax, services were July 9, 2016, at Spiritual Israel Church and It’s Army, 610 East Douglas St. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. David A. Williams passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016.

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Obituaries: July 13-19, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 13-19, 2016 Edition

| July 13, 2016

Muhammed Farid Abdullah, passed on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Born Oct. 1, 1976, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Qasim and Malikah Abdullah. He was married to Michelle Daniels and they moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa in October of 2015. He graduated from North Side High School, Fort Wayne, in 1995, and Ball […]

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Obituaries: June 6-June 12, 2016

Obituaries: June 6-June 12, 2016

| July 6, 2016

Harmony Denise Bright-Oldham, passed way Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Born April 25, 2016, she was the daughter of Shaneka Bright and Roger Oldham; and sister of Jeniyah Bright-Foster. Service was June 30, 2016, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. Arrangements were by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral […]

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Fourteen-year-old Nicholaus Scroggins II murdered in Lillie Street shooting

Fourteen-year-old Nicholaus Scroggins II murdered in Lillie Street shooting

| July 5, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:20 a.m., June 21, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5200 block of Lillie Street in reference to a shooting. Several residents in the area heard gunshots and called the police.  One of the callers told officials there was a victim lying in the middle of the street. Officers […]

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MLK concludes enlightening trip to D.C, with Stutzman-led Capitol tour

MLK concludes enlightening trip to D.C, with Stutzman-led Capitol tour

| July 1, 2016

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King Jr. Club Inc of Fort Wayne conducted a bus tour of Washington, D.C. from June 17 through June 19 that included a special tour of the U.S. Capitol conducted by Indiana Congressman Marlin Stutzman. The club began planning the trip in November […]

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Dr. Malinda Wade to hold local book signing July 12

Dr. Malinda Wade to hold local book signing July 12

| June 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Acclaimed author Dr. Malinda F. Wade has announced the release of her latest work: “Naomi’s Pearls,” billed as “wisdom for the new millennium.” Wade, the author of other books including “New Stuff, Old Times” (1982) a poetry collection and two other custom works for McGraw Hill—“A synopsis of American Government,” (1999)  and  “Women of […]

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Obituaries: Jun 29-July 5, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: Jun 29-July 5, 2016 Edition

| June 29, 2016

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