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People: February 21, 2013

caines | 2/21/2013, 4:30 a.m.

Congratulations to Hughie J. (Lois M.) Nairn, Sr., on their 64th wedding anniversary (Feb. 15th). A very happy 94th birthday to my cousin Garth Reeves, Sr., Feb. 11th. Jacory Harris, former University of Miami (UM) quarterback has signed with the Canadian Football League. The state of Florida was well represented in Super Bowl 47 when the Ravens played the 49ers. Baltimore Ravens former Florida players: Bryant McKinnie, UM; Damien Berry, UM; Tommy Steeler, UM; Ray Lewis, UM; Anquan Boldin, Florida State University (FSU) and Edward Reed, UM. San Francisco 49ers former Florida Players: Frank Gore, UM; Tavares Gooden, UM; Ricky Jean-Francois, Miami Carol City Senior High; and Roy McDonald, University of Florida. Get well wishes and prayers to: Helen Austin, Major Leroy Smith, Frankie Rolle, Edythe Covington, Naomi Adams, Virgie Herout-Haddock, Louise H. Cleare, Shirlewy Bailey and Iris Paramore. There was a great article about Overtown published in last weeks Neighbors supplement. I enjoyed reading the comments from General White, Agnes Rolle-Morton and her sister Naomi Rolle. Overtown will never be forgotten by its residents. Congratulations to Morris Farrington, resident of Saint Agnes ushers. Farrington replaces Willie Neal who was president for 30 years. Morris is the son of the late James (Tracy) and Elouise Farrington. Happy birthday to: Kim Wright, Feb. 14th; Gizelle V. McPhee, Feb. 14th; Linzy C.M. Hayes, Feb. 14th; and Sylvia Sands, Feb. 12th. Claretha Grant-Lewis died last Tuesday morning in North Shore Medical Center. Her funeral mass were held at last Wednesday at Saint Phillips Catholic Church in Opa-locka. Expressions of sympathy go to the family of Lloyd Johnson. Johnson was the husband of Juanita Carter. Johnson was the only boy. He had five sisters: Ruth Johnson-Culmer, Valencia J. Williams, Agatha Johnson-Cole, Iris Johnson and Joyce Johnson. Lloyd graduated in 1944 from Booker T. Washington High School. By Anna Sweeting