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Wednesday, February 29

Small business seminar gives owners tools needed for success

Miami Times partners with Regions Bank with entrepreneurs in mind According to the Small Business...

Dominique Butler: FMU player of the week

Florida Memorials Dominique Butler garnered her second Sun Conference womens basketball Player of the Week...

Marlins fans may soon have something to celebrate

Go ahead wake up South Florida you are not dreaming. It is true that the...

Chatter That Matters

Kudos go out to Louie Bing for his 26thyear of providing the community with The...

Lifestyle Calendar, Feb. 29 - March 6

The Black Phd and Edd conference of the public/ private school system will meet at...

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The Black Phd and Edd conference of the public/ private school system will meet at...

Thursday, February 23

Alvin Ailey returns with powerful premiers and repertory classics

Robert Battle leads dance company into a new age Robert Battle says he loves the...

Prescription drugs: Mix and misuse recipe for death

Will Houston join list of stars who made fatal error? Gone too soon, tragic and...

Women in corporate America share strategies to success

Four-day summit brings top female execs to Orlando South Florida is rich in history with...

Who put Putney up to degrading Liberty City?

Construction on Seventh Avenue has begun. It started Tuesday, Feb. 20th. We thank the community...

Local pastor elected vice president of Natl Primitive Baptist Convention

On Sunday, Feb. 20th, Elder Kenneth A. Duke, the senior pastor of New Jerusalem Primitive...

Drew students learn a lesson in dance

Exposure to the arts is arguably one of the most important elements to the full...

Contraceptives for all?

Faith community divided on birth control issue In recent weeks, religious freedom, birth control and...

State Senate approves program to reunite Haitian families

Initiative attempts to mimic U.S. policies for Cubans By now it has become public knowledge...

Street Talk February 22, 2012

Do you feel there should continue to be a Black (Negro) National Anthem?Willie Mann, 58Liberty...

People, Feb. 22 - 28

A very happy, happy birthday goes out to Effie Robinson Fortson who celebrated with a...

City recognizes Eunice Watson Liberty's home as historic

Few structures in Miami can claim the prestigious status of having been recognized as a...

Ambushed teen released from hospital

Mother sets record straight, shares his prognosis Brandon Allen, 17, was released from Jackson Memorial...

AAPACT is back with Fathers and Other Strangers

With a cast of actors all from South Florida and an artistic director and founder...

Redistricting maps challenged by state democrats

Will attorney generals ruling impact fall elections? The line has been drawn between Republicans and...

FMU installs Lewis as 12th president

Given the changes in todays global economy, most would agree that you need a college...

First lady has great message: Eat healthy

There is no doubt in my mind that President Barack and Michelle Obama are the...

PAL re-opens gym in Coconut Grove

In every community children are exposed to various activities, some more constructive than others. An...

Black church still among Blacks greatest strength

The Black church has been a fixture in the U.S. and our communities since before...

Groups team up to bring light to Haiti

The average person in Haiti spends about 281 days a year without electricity. Often times...

Establishment still seeking to suppress rights of citizens

In the U.S, South Africa, North Korea, China, Iran, Cuba and many other countries in...

Salters Chapel AME Church hosts Jefferson County Day

Service honors No. Flas Black community Its not unusual for residents of small farming communities...

City of Miami police shooting ruled "justified"

How will Black community respond? In the past two years, the City of Miami Police...

Wednesday, February 22

Malcolm-Jamal Warner pays toast to Black history

Dennis Moss honored as part of The Langston Hughes Project One of the toughest things...

MRS. BESSIE TUTSON aka Mom Bessie, 82

died February 14 at home. Survivors include: sons, Orester, Leroy and Alfonza Tutson (Linda); daughters,...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, RUTH SYLVIA BRINSON 02/22/1918-12/23/1995

Mom, our thoughts of you is forever in our hearts. Our love for you will...

WEST HILL, 90

block mixer, died February 18 at V.A. Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Saturday February 25 at...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, DONALD LEE WILLIAMS 03/01/1959 - 02/21/2011

Happy 53rd Birthday One year has passed and this will be your first birthday with...

JOSEPH WIGGINS, 86

retired labor worker, died February 16. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Second Canaan Missionary Baptist...

Dorothy Ruth McClendon Mason Jones, 75

retired special research analyst, died February 16 at Aventura Hospital. Survivors include: one sister, Gertrude...

EDWARD LINDSAY, 62

retired U.S. Immigration died February17 at Baptist Hospital. Survivors include: wife, Ludell Lindsay; daughter, Dr....

BURNIE ANDREW, 96

tailor, died February 17 at home. Service 12:30 p.m., Sunday at First Ephesus SDA Church...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, ETTA MAE ANDERSON 08/07/1922 - 02/22/1993

The world may not know you, but they will not forget you as long as...

Card of Thanks The family of the late, FRANKLIN L. MCCARTNEY, SR.

extends our gratitude for your prayers and expressions of sympathy during our time of bereavement....

In Memoriam In loving memory of, Lovina Campbell 10/28/16-02/27/11

We think of you always. God has you in his keeping. Rest peacefully, Willis, Williams...

ZELENA WILKERSON CRAWFORD

social worker and long time resident of Miami, died February 1 in Jacksonville, FL...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, Dorothy Howard 07/09/1938 - 02/21/2011

An Angel From Heaven Dear God, thank you for sending a lovely angel to watch...

CONNIE JOHNSON, 45

teachers aide, died February 7 at home. Service 10 a.m., Saturday in the chapel....

ELREKA TILLMAN, 79

dietician assistant, died February 14 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Survivors include: one daughter, three sons,...

TYRONE WRIGHT, 41

truck driver, died February 17 at University of Miami Hospital. Service 12 p.m., Saturday at...

Death Notice EMMA L. LATIMORE WHEELER, 63

retired LPN from Jackson Memorial Hospital, died February 16 at Jackson North Hospital. She is...

Jimmie Elvine, 62

retired pawn broker, died February 14 at home. Service 2:30 p.m., Saturday at Pilgrim Rest...

Wednesday, February 15

Pastor of the Week: Rev. Cecil Lamb

Local ministry teaches how to tap into the power of faith Over 26 years ago,...

Alpha Phi Alpha faces hazing charges

Hazing has reared its head at another state school this time at the University of...

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Home-based firm offers business expertise

Keiba K. Young offers up her expertise According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), over...

Community health centers: Quality service in the hood

Company offers business expertise Believe it or not, it was President Lyndon Johnson's Administration that...

Mayors family face corruption charges

Troubles continue for Opa-lockas Myra Taylor In an 18-page arrest warrant supplied by the State...

Putneys attack of CDBG funds in Liberty City is offensive

'Why no uproar when same dollars used in Hialeah or Little Havana?' Michael Putney criticized...

Liberty City children deserve quality teachers

Last year, four organizations joined together to try and find concrete answers to a critical...

Strong Black men are all around us just look

We often speak about the crisis in the Black community because we don't have strong...

Are politicians making light of Blacks accomplishments?

Arizona State Representative Richard Miranda proposed a Latino American holiday. And in an uncanny response,...

Kim Wayans talks about Keenan, comedy and recent film debut

Kim Wayans may best be remembered as the sassy little sister of the great Keenan...

The hidden costs of domestic violence

New bill to provide financial assistance to victims of intimate partner violence The costs of...

Putney insults Liberty Citys residents and businesses

I was very troubled reading Michael Putneys op-ed written on February 7th in The Miami...

Faith Calendar, Feb. 15-21

The Women In The Ministry Network is hosting a Fellowship Meeting on Feb. 25 at...

Evidence: Dance company blends African dance with Black culture

[gallery link="file" orderby="title"]Artistic Director Ronald Brown uses movement to communicate Brooklyn-born and raised Ronald K....

Street Talk February 15, 2012

Is race still a factor for Blacks looking for jobs?Kenyata Powell, 39Liberty City, custodian Yes,...

Worship good for the soul, mind and body

Research proves regular church attendance provides health benefits In the 21st century, for most Americans...

Miami mayor focuses on employing ex-offenders

Fair also addresses rights restoration for former felons Its tough for Blacks in Miami-Dade County...

P.A.C. strives to improve community, police relations

When groups of squad cars and an assembly of police officers are seen in the...

JOHNNIE LEE CLARK, 90

died February 10 at Westchester General Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Saturday in the chapel....

ALVIN ARCHIE, 55

died February 7. Viewing, 2-9 p.m., Thursday. Family hour 6-9 p.m. Service 1 p.m., Friday...

LARRY WISE, SR., 59

gardner, died February 9 at Broward Medical Center. Service 11:30 a.m. at Faith Tabernacle....

Death Notice ALICE GERTRUDE DEMERITTE, 79

wife of the late Fealy Demeritte. founder of the Demerittes Funeral Home in Nassau, Bahamas...

ALICIA REMELDA MOORE, 75

cashier, died February 9 at North Shore Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Saturday in the chapel...

TYRES WEATHERS, 52

home health aide, died February 6, at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at...

PLINIE LANIER WADE, 56

retired register nurse, died on February 5 at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Viewing 10 a.m.-5...

ANNIE LEE WIMBERLY, 70

beautician and owner for 42 years of Jack and Jill Beauty Salon, died February 9...

ALICE F. HOWARD DANIELS, 61

clerk, died February 8 at UM Hospice Medical Center. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at First...

ETHEL MAE COHENS, 91

retired press operator died February 7 at Sinai Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Service 1:30...

Death Notice GARY BERNARD LINDSEY aka Ribs, 47

died February 8 at Olson Hospital at Miami Jewish Hope. He is survived by two...

MARY LEE MITCHELL, 70

supervisor, died February 12 at Jackson North. Survivors include sons, Tony L. Mitchell and Vincent...

CLEVELAND BROMELL, 32

cashier, died February 5 at University of Miami Hospital. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at in...

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, GUSSIE L. HORNE 02/15/35 - 12/30/08

Youre in our thoughts today and everyday. Love the family....

In Memoriam In loving memory of, ROSA LEE JIMESON 02/19/1934 - 09/05/2011

Grandma, I wish you were here so I can tell you I love you, just...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, MARSHALL BURKE 09/13/1913- 02/17/06

Six years ago God called you home a void remains that will never be filled....

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, MONA LISA THOMAS 02/18/62 - 05/11/07

Wish we could party like it was 1999 in celebration of your 50th birthday. Miss...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, SUSIE M. RIVERS 02/17/1928 - 05/14/2011

Happy Birthday We miss you dearly. Rena, Mick and grandchildren....

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, SARAH ALVIN 02/18/41-12/01/02

Happy Birthday, from all of your kids, grand kids, great grand kids and the rest...

OLLIE P. WILLIAMS, 84

retired secretary, died February 10 at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Historic...

VERDINE CUSHION, 68

Miami postal services, died February 10 in Ashburn, GA. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Shipps...

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, BESSIE D. PIERCE 02/13/27-07/25/11

To some you may be forgotten, to some you may be a thing of the...

KIMIYO ERICKA CHARLES, 40

childcare provider, died February 8 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Viewing 4-9 p.m., Friday at Manker...

THOMAS HOLLIS, 59

product checker, died February 11 at Northshore Hospice. Service 12 p.m., Saturday at Daysprings Missionary...

LOIS H. WATERS, 77

retired from Dade County School Board, died February 8 in Houston, TX. Service 11 a.m.,...

JEREMIAH COOKS, 54

laborer, died February 11 at University of Miami. Service 1 p.m., Saturday at in the...

VICTOR F. JOHNSON, 47

died February 7 at Jackson Memorial Longterm Center. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at Mt. Calvary...

ADLINE WHITE- WILLIAMS, 65

CNA, died February 9 at Home. Service 1 p.m., Saturday at First Baptist of Brownsville....

Wednesday, February 8

Gevene Dobson one of the first Blacks to fly the friendly skies

[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Gevene Dobson, 65, is enjoying life these days, taking trips across the...

Did Blacks and Native Americans fight racism together?

[gallery link="file" orderby="title"]Leonce Gaiters book reveals a rarely seen side of U.S. history During the...

Miamis Longshoremens Association: Blazing trails since 1936

Fighters for equal rights, better pay and a political voice Unions have thrived in places...

Empress of Love returns to Miami for Valentines Day

Gladys Knight still riding that Midnight Train Gladys Knight has earned her way to the...

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Lifestyle Calendar February 8th-14th

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women- Greater Miami Chapter is accepting applications for girls...

Race still dividing line for jobless

Unemployment status by race, sex and age Black businesses rebounding at slower rate While the...

How to find true love in six minutes or less

Workshop allows participants to practice speed dating A lot can happen to a person in...

UNCF tour stops at FMU

A college education has always been a game changer for people in pursuit of a...

Street Talk: February 8, 2012

Is the Democratic party still the best political representation for Blacks?Rodney Carswell, 40Liberty City, unemployed...

Leadership must prevail if our Black colleges are to survive

Several of our Black colleges and universities in the State of Florida seem to have...

Pastor of the Week: Joseph Toles, Jr.

The eldest of three brothers, Pastor Joseph Toles Jr. was the only one of his...

Black Catholics celebrate history

During annual Revival Services, worshippers honor collective history, prepare for Easter Many Black Catholics who...

Sonshine CEO unveils Florida Black Marketing Guide

Directory showcases Black media Finding the right tools to make your business successful can at...

Cancer survivor gives out gifts, hope to others

Lisa Coleman knits, crochets items that she hands out at local hospitals to those diagnosed...

Local studio aims to bring water to Haiti

With the mounting problems in Haiti, people around the world have assisted in helping the...

Nwestern holds financial aid and voter registration fair

In todays tough economy getting a college education is almost a necessity for those wanting...

Remembering the Father of Black History

Every Black boy and girl should know the story of Carter Godwin Woodson and recognize...

County voters reject pay raise and term limits for commissioners

Charter reform efforts took another step backwards in the recent Miami-Dade County elections after voters...

Williams wins big in Miami Gardens race

Proposes three-prong plan to reduce crimeSnagging almost 73 percent of the vote, David Williams, Jr.,...

Happy Valentine's Day IRIS E. FREELOVE 03/03/54 - 04/17/08

Happy Valentine's Day Love Always, Leroy Freelove...

Happy Valentine's Day LOUISE WILLIAMS HICKSON 04/19/1937 - 03/15/2009

Gone, but never forgotten. I truly miss you. Love, Undy...

Happy Valentine's Day PAULA DAVIS FLORES 11/12/1965 - 09/22/2008

Gone, but never forgotten. I truly miss you. Love, Undy...

Happy Valentine's Day KIM LALISA DAVIS 06/13/1974 - 03/01/2003

Gone, but never forgotten. I truly miss you. Love, Undy...

Happy Valentine's Day Louis Williams Hickson 07/25/48 - 02/13/2003

Gone, but never forgotten. I truly miss you. Love, Undy...

Happy Valentine's Day Roosevelt Wims Jr. 07/19/69 - 12/23/93

Gone, but never forgotten. I truly miss you. Love, Undy...

Happy Valentine's Day DEACONESS CEOLA BELL WALKER 02/10/1908 - 01/02/2005

We miss you dearly! Love, your children and grandchildren....

Happy Valentine's Day HAILE VALENTINE SLATER 02/14/74 - 12/01/93

Happy Birthday! The Hobes and Slater families....

Happy Valentine's Day HERBERT JOSEPH, JR. 10/08/26 - 02/07/08

Feb. 7 makes four years since you been gone and left us. We miss you...

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, MOSES T. RAGIN, JR. 02/6/69-7/7/06

Thinking of you on your birthday we talk of you still, we havent forgotten you...

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, SANDRA WILLIAMS-MIKELL 02/11/54-07/03/11

God rang the final bell and you quietly slept away; and like the entrance of...

MONIQUE BRUN, 83

teller, died January 25 at North Shore Medical Center. Service 3:30 p.m., Saturday in the...

CHARLIE L. COLSON, 78

retired, died February 5 at University of Miami Hospital. Viewing 6 - 8 p.m., Friday...

Card of Thanks The family of the late, GERALDINE JENKINS Granny

wants to thank you all for your condolences prayers and farewell wishes during our time...

SHERI LOFTON, 51

stock clerk, died February 6 at North Shore Hospital. Service 12 p.m., Saturday in the...

ARMESTICE L. SCOTT, 85

died February 6 at Arch Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Survivors include his daughter, Pat...

SHEILA IVORY LEVELL, 42

financial representative, died February 1 at University of Miami Hospital, Service 1 p.m., today at...

MINISTER WILSON PASCAL, 32

minister of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Miami Gardens, died February 4 at Memorial Regional...

SERETHA BELL, 93

homemaker, died February 5 at Unity Health and Rehab. Service Saturday at Liberty Christian Center....

In Memoriam In loving memory of, GLORIA H. DAVIS 07/22/36 - 02/11/11

Its been one year now. Gone, but never forgotten. Love Ben, Pete and Sheldon....

GLADYS FAIRNOT, 96

housewife, died January 27 at home. Service 12 noon, Saturday at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist...

SHERRY THOMAS, 40

registrar, died February 5 at North Shore Hospital. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at Jordan Grove...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, GLORIA G. DAVIS 06/04/31-02/10/11

Although we cannot believe it has been a year already, we still feel the pain...

JEAN BAPTISTE PIERRE, 84

died February 2 at Unity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Service 2 p.m., Saturday in the...

MARY WRIGHT-DUKES, 59

homemaker, died January 29. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church....

WILLIE ANTHONY KING, 48

died at home. Service 1 p.m., Saturday in the chapel....

CURTIS LIONEL FRANKLIN, 77

caregiver, died February 2 at Jackson North Hospital. Service 2 p.m., Saturday at St. Kevins...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, DR. LORRAINE FARRINGTON STRACHAN 08/17/36 - 02/06/11

Its been a year, we miss you wholeheartedly. Love, Strachan, Farringtons and friends....

ETHELENE PATTERSON, 72

retired, died February 4. Survived by daughter, Vanessa Jackson. Service 12 noon, Saturday at Mt....

BARBARA ETTA HOWELL, 75

nurse aide, died February 5 at home. Service 11a.m., Saturday at New Mt. Zion Baptist...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, EDMOND J. SMITH 04/07/1937 - 02/09/2011

It has been a year since you left us. The pain is unbearable, but the...

SYDNEY JOHNSON, 95

retired beautician died at home in Richmond Heights on January 31. Viewing 4-8 p.m., today...

JEFFERY EZEKIEL KENDRICK, 55

railroad worker, died January 31 at Jackson North Hospital. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at New...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, Larry Jeffery Black "Mutt" 07/20/51 - 02/08/06

It's been six long years, our hearts are still heavy and you are truly missed....

Tuesday, February 7

Chater That Matters: February 8, 2012

Terry Elliott, Sr., owner of Elliott Enterprise Group, was instrumental in promoting the Christmas parade...

People: February 8, 2012

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority observed Founders Day last Sunday at the Episcopal Church...

JEAN BAPTISTE PIERRE, 84

died February 2 at Unity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Service 2 p.m., Saturday in the...

Thursday, February 2

SBEP targets small business owners

Program beneficial to self-employed Blacks For entrepreneurs looking to get a leg up on the...

Otis Williams shares memories of The Temptations

Last living member of group still solid gold They started in Detroit, Michigan in 1960...

Wednesday, February 1

NSMC donates toys to the Jessie Trice Community Health Center

The hospital collected toys and gifts for 25 Miami-Dade County families North Shore Medical Center...

Tuskegee Airmen gain newfound recognition

Ret. Lieutenant Colonels Eldridge Williams, 94 and Leo Gray, 87 (l-r), documented original Tuskegee Airmen,...

Black custodians cry foul in suit against MD College

Was friction between them and Hispanics fuel for discrimination? Four Black custodians, all formerly employed...

Blacks still losing ground and lives to HIV/AIDS

Testing and treatment are key to 12th annual Awareness Day It may have started as...

Roe v. Wade

Should Black women defend abortion rights? Sunday, Jan. 22nd marked the 39th anniversary of the...

Norland High proves that perseverance pays off

No one can deny that Miami Gardens has had its share of tough times in...

Street Talk: February 1, 2012

Are you voting in the upcoming presidential election?Derek Kemp, 52Liberty City, local union 1175 worker...

People: February 1, 2012

Wedding anniversary greetings go out to our Love Birds of the week! Shedrick E. and...

Pastor of the Week: Rev. Howard Siplin

Coconut Grove church helps neighborhood just say no to drugs For 70-year-old Howard Siplin, his...

Chatter: February 1, 2012

Congratulations to Pastor Elder Oliver Gordon, Sr., officers and members of The Church of Jesus...

Holmes students rewarded with laptops

Initiative aims to close digital divide Last week students at Holmes Elementary school were given...

Do Democrats care about Blacks interests?

State Representative Allen West doesnt think so Republican Congressman Allen West, who represents Floridas 22nd...

Collaboration needed to heal local economy

Once a year we have an epic discussion about jobs and the economy in Miami-Dade...

Street renamed in honor of the late Rev. Philip Clarke, Jr.

On Saturday, Jan. 29th, worshippers and admirers of the late Rev. Philip Clarke, Jr., who...

The Four Tops one of the jewels from the Motown sound

Original legend Duke Fakir still leads group to stages worldwide Levi Stubbs had that distinctive...

Plan approved to outsource County's Head Start

Moss, Jordan stand opposed but not backed by fellow commissioners In efforts to save money...

How we lost the right to vote

Prior to the Emancipation Proclamation, Blacks were not allowed to vote. After the Civil War,...

Conference transforms common folk into spiritual leaders

Prophetess Tawanda Sweeting thinks that everyone is a leader. I believe that everybody has the...

Truancy on the rise in Miami-Dade County

Over 2,000 students skipped school in 2011 Education is a crucial part of the development...

Fashion can be fun and profitable

Local mom scores with new business No matter what the state of the economy, launching...

Norland selected among nations elite football teams

[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] All roads continue to point towards Norland Senior High School and their...

Dont believe the lies of Newt and Mitt

GOP candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney are doing a good job of attacking each...

BETTY CARSWELL, 73

nurses aide, died January 24. Services will be held....

JEROME MADISON, 58

retired, died January 15 at North Shore Hospital. Services were held....

AZALEE BERNICE BROWN, 82

domestic worker, died January 23, at Miami Jewish Home. Services 10 a.m., Saturday at Mount...

MYRTICE IRENE GRAY, 72

nurse, died January 27 at Palm Gardens Nursing Home. Survivors include: Diane Gray, Bobby Gray,...

BERTHA L. GLOSTER, 66

retired, died January 25 at Aventura Hospital (Hospice). Service Saturday, February 4 at Apostolic Revival...

MYRTIE DATES, 70

homemaker, died January 20. Service were held....

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, ROSA LEE SAMUELS TOOTIE 02/2/1936 - 05/23/2011

Gone but not forgotten. We Love You, Your Family....

TERESA CORDERO, 66

housewife, died January 28 at Aventura Hospital. Service 6 p.m., Tuesday, in the chapel....

DARRYL DAVIS, 48

self employed, died January 26, at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Service 10 a.m., Saturday in the...

KEVIN FULLER, 29

laborer, died January 21 in Atlanta, Ga. Service 1 p.m., Saturday in the chapel....

TOMMIE SLIM LEE, JR., 70

sanitation worker, died January 25 at Memorial Pembroke Hospital. Survivors include: ex-wife, Florrie T. Lee;...

Roy Woodrow Bentley, Sr.

was born November 22, 1923 in Valdosta Ga. and passed January 26, 2012 in Lithonia...

Beatrice Scott Lomax, 88

died January 27. Survivors include: sons, Willie Furman Scott (Sara), James Lomax Jr., (Gloria), Pastor...

WILLIAM HENRY MAXWELL, 51

plumber, died January 25 at home. Services 10 a.m., Saturday at Centurion Apostolic International Ministries....

"Master Barber" Paul Blake, 59

formerly from Buffalo, NY, on January 27 2012 at Jackson North. Wake 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,...

Wesley Mae Coley, 81

domestic worker, died at home January 28. Service 11 a.m., Saturday, February 4 at Walker...

Annie Joyce Bryant, 47

school bus driver, Miami-Dade Public Schools, died January 25. Survivors include: son, Derrick; daughter, Dericka;...

In Memoriam In loving memory of, Sgt. Johnice Adderly Canady 02/06/80 - 11/30/07

You're still in my heart everyday. My love for you will never fade away. Happy...

MICHAEL WILLIAMS aka Big Mike

a son, brother, uncle and friend died January 23. Visitation 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Friday at...

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, ARVESTA M. KELLY 02/03/33 - 09/16/06

Today is a celebration of your loveliness, your kindness, your uniqueness, and your life. Your...

Happy Birthday In loving memory of, CAROL J. TAYLOR 02/03/48 - 10/06/07

I am truly blessed to have you as my wife. We miss you. Lawrence and...

JINNIE DELORIS COOPER, 66

paraprofessional, died January 25. Survivors include her husband, Pastor Emeritus Rev. Johnnie W. Cooper; daughter,...

Mary Elizabeth Pieze Wilcox, 82

educator, died January 26 at home. Survivors, daughters, Mary Rolle and Karen Lewis (Vincent); son...

John Rahmings, born May 7, 1942

retired Metro Bus Driver, died Saturday, January 28, 2012 at home. Viewing 4-9 p.m., Friday,...

ANITA FERGUSON

went to be with Lord on January 26. She was the wife of Rev. John...