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Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of “Culmer” Scavella and all other family members of Mrs. Leome Scavella-Culmer. Mrs. Culmer was loved by many and will be missed by all. Get well wishes go out to all of the sick and shut-ins: Thomas Nottage, Freddie “Jabbo” Johnson, Wilhelmenia S. Welch, Hughie Nairn Sr., George Davis, Rosemary Brayon, Veronica O’Berry, Marjorie Sharpe, Winston Scavella, Willie Reed Williams, Arcie Ewell, Gladys Moss, Delone Mathis, Thedore Moss, Leanora Bryant, Wallis Gordon, Ruth Clarke, Earl Carroll, Dwayne Cannon Sr. and Iva Dell Bodie.
I hope your birthday was grand, Kia Moncur. Kia turned 2 years old on Dec. 8. She is the daughter of Lemuel and DeAnna Moncur and granddaughter of Florence Moncur. Happy belated wedding anniversary to Daryl and Gail Moses — 21 years.
Congratulations to Dr. Enid Curtis Pinkney and Dr. Walter T. Richardson, who received the 2013 “Positive Living Award” at the Alliance for Aging. Both recepients of the award are notable pillars in the community. In the company of the recipients were: Frank Pinkney, Dory Lingo, Ruby Rayford, Cecilia Stewart and Maud Newbold.
A birthday celebration in honor of our cousin and adopted sister Janet Roberts-Symonette was a night to be remembered. Janet was escorted into the beautiful fall-decorated ballroom by husband Anthony. Janet’s lovely daughter Antoinette proved to be a most fitting hostess and Aundre paid a beautiful tribute to “mother” as our Delta sorors serenaded “Janet” with our sweetheart song. Happy birthday dear sister.
Katherine Letitia Fields and Marcus Kehyee-Marsh were married Sat., Oct. 12, at Trinity Episcopal Church in New York City. The Rev. Mark Francisco Bozzuti-Jones officiated the ceremony. The wedding party included the bride’s sister, Edda Fields-Black, matron of honor, bridesmaid, niece Meri Black and nephew Master Akhu Black. Also participating
Congratulations to our new first family at Bethune-Cookman University [B-CU], Dr. Edison Jackson and his wife, Mrs. Florence Jackson, who celebrated 50 years of marriage on Oct. 19th. They are the parents of two children.
Miamians were saddened to hear of the recent death of A. Janie Henderson Reeves, the mother of The Miami Times’s publisher, Rachel J. Reeves. The funeral was held last Thursday. Deepest sympathy to Rachel in her great loss and her son Garth, who lost his beloved grandmother.
Recently the U.S. Congress honored the four little girls killed 50 years ago by the Ku Klux Klan in the bombing of a Birmingham, Alabama church.
“Old Timers” of Miami were saddened by news of the death of Gwendolyn Heastie Welters who was funeralized at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church last Thursday.
“Celebrating 100 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service” was the memorable theme that ignited the vision and insight for all D
George and Cobboril “Beatrice” Davis will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Saturday, August 17, and continue their celebration by worshiping August 18, at 9 a.m. at The Historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church. Hearty congratulations to the love birds of the year. May you enjoy many more!
Miamians were saddened to learn of the death of Ernest Sidney. Deepest sympathy is extended to his wife Ethel Pearl, sister Nancy Dawkins and neice Martha Clayton Day. Deepest sympathy to all of you. Also our deepest sympathy goes out to the Finley family who lost three relatives last week. Sisters Jacquelyn Finley- Livingston, Helen Finley-Spires and Audrey Finley. Shalisa Gee was in Miami last week from Atlanta to visit her mom Gayle and aunt Anna-Grace. (My other niece and her family also lives in Atlanta with her husband LaCorrie and three sons and also my brother Ivern.)