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Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

| January 12, 2017

Larry James Reese, 61 a native of Fort Wayne, Indi., went to the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Hospice Home. Born on Oct. 1, 1955, ,he was a son of the late Albert Reese, Sr. and Minnie Lee Reese-Stevenson. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Baptist Church, and later moved […]

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Former Fort Wayne Black Expo Chair Mel Smith passes on at 75

Former Fort Wayne Black Expo Chair Mel Smith passes on at 75

| January 6, 2017

SUWANEE, Georgia—A former Fort Wayne public figure passed on recently, leaving behind a legacy of service in his home city. Melvin “Mel” O’Neil Smith, 75, departed this life peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in Suwanee, Georgia. Born April 13, 1941, the son of Herman and Ezel A. Smith, Melvin Smith was a long time resident […]

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MLK  Club set to lead 32nd Annual Unity Day Celebration

MLK  Club set to lead 32nd Annual Unity Day Celebration

| January 5, 2017

Celebration to honor legacy of Dr. King, President Obama, Prophet Cedric Walker By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther […]

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32nd Annual MLK Club Unity Day, Breakfast with the Clergy honors legacy of Dr. King in a number of ways

32nd Annual MLK Club Unity Day, Breakfast with the Clergy honors legacy of Dr. King in a number of ways

| January 4, 2017

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote education, literacy, and ethnic and cultural diversity. […]

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Obituraries: January 4-10, 2017 Edition

Obituraries: January 4-10, 2017 Edition

| January 4, 2017

Alice Mae Minniefield, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at New Haven Genesis Healthcare at 4:05 am. She was born August 16, 1935 in Fort Wayne to the late Eugene and Claudia (Buggs) Blevins. She retired in 2000, after 38 years, from the Fort Wayne State Developmental Center as a recreational […]

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Obituaries: December 28, 2016-January 3, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: December 28, 2016-January 3, 2017 Edition

| December 28, 2016

Ronald Lee Bradley, 58 died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

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Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

| December 28, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? Christmas is right around the corner and I wish that all of you get exactly what you desire but most of all, remember the reason for the season and don’t leave GOD and Jesus out because they love feeling special too.  On that note, just in time for Christmas, […]

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Southeast Fort Wayne determines southeast Fort Wayne’s destiny

Southeast Fort Wayne determines southeast Fort Wayne’s destiny

| December 13, 2016

“One of best ways to take your power is to convince you that you don’t have any.” Public meetings were held with the community regarding the GE Campus future, but there was no public meeting to discuss southeast Fort Wayne community desired future for the Bowser Pump buildings. We, southeast Fort Wayne, are undervalued, underestimated […]

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Citilink installs special seats honoring Rosa Parks

Citilink installs special seats honoring Rosa Parks

| December 10, 2016

By Betsy Kachmar Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Citilink is marking the 60th anniversary of an event that put public transportation at the center of America’s struggle for civil rights. Rosa Parks earned her reputation as the mother of the civil rights movement by refusing to surrender her seat on a bus to a […]

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” event set for Renaissance Pointe YMCA

MLK Jr. Club Inc. 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” event set for Renaissance Pointe YMCA

| December 8, 2016

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the 2016 Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. will host its 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” and Trolley Ride on Dec. 10, 2016. The event will commence at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on 2323 Bowser Ave. from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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