Alma Ruth Porter, 51, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. Ludell Wims-Reid-Cratic, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at Lutheran Life Villages.
FORT WAYNE—The city lost an often unsung civil rights champion and visionary with the passing of Blondean Sims. Sims, 74, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Birmingham, Ala., she moved to Fort Wayne with her family at age five. Sims confessed Christ a young girl and was baptized at […]
Robert Lee “Bobby” Dixie,54, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Fort Wayne, Bobby graduated from Elmhurst High School and earned a Leadership certificate from Cornerstone Christian Bible College. He was a faithful member of Cathedral of Praise Ministries and Church where he served as a […]
Katie Marie Jackson, 64, departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Fort Wayne. Katie was born Feb. 1, 1951, in New Orleans, La. She was the daughter of the late Willie Jackson and Virginia Minor Jackson. She was baptized at an early age by Reverend J.J. Butler at St. Mary B.C. She was […]
FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s most versatile musicians made his transition recently. Thomas “Socrates” Brown, 71, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Born in Fort Wayne, Brown was one a family of talented and well-known area family of musicians, which includes his brothers Ted, Donald “Don,” Richard “Dick” and James “Jim as well as nephews […]
Larry “Donnell” Harvey, 51, of Fort Wayne, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at his home. Born in Fort Wayne, Larry worked at the Fort Wayne State Development Center for many years. He was a member of Blackhawk Ministries. Larry was an avid Chicago Bears fan. He also […]
Winston Summerville, 86, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at Coventry Meadows LLC in Fort Wayne. Born in Columbus, Miss., Aug. 6, 1929, he retired from the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by 13 children; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Colvin of Columbus, Miss.; special niece Hilda Williams of Fort Wayne; and a […]