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Obituaries: August 10-6, 2016

Obituaries: August 10-6, 2016

| August 10, 2016

Terrance Alexander, 34, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, July 18, 2016. Arrangements by Siler Funeral Service, 8632 Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. Ola B. Gibson, 73, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016, at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Augusta, Georgia, Ola was a daughter of the late Ed and Zelina Gibson. She was a […]

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Sonny Charles to headline Jennings Center scholarship program

Sonny Charles to headline Jennings Center scholarship program

| August 5, 2016

By Anita J. Jennings A Power Angel on Assignment FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation along with the Advisory Council of the Albert G. Jennings Center is bringing home our own homegrown Las Vegas entertainer, “Sonny Charles.” of the famous Checkmates on Saturday, Oct, 8,at the McMillen Park Community Center. The Council is soliciting […]

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Hackley family contribution to the Indiana Bicentennial

Hackley family contribution to the Indiana Bicentennial

| August 4, 2016

Black Hackleys reunite after almost 180 Years By Eric D. Hackley THIS IS WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT WHEN IS SAID HACKLEY GENEALOGY PARALLELS AMERICAN HISTORY. The purpose of this Hackley history perspective is to “Take a Second Look at Fort Wayne and Indiana’s historical ‘Exclusion, Subjugation & Distortion’” of present and past Fort Wayne […]

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Visiting Nurse seeks volunteers

Visiting Nurse seeks volunteers

| August 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Visiting Nurse, a locally based, non-profit hospice and palliative care provider, is looking for volunteers to assist in a variety of roles serving patients in the community as well as in Hospice Home, northeast Indiana’s only free-standing hospice facility dedicated to end-of-life care for both the patient and the family. Interviews begin in early […]

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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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