Helen McDowell


Helen McDowell, age 88.  Sunrise February 27, 1928 in Griffin, GA and Sunset December 7, 2016 in Columbus, OH.  Helen formerly worked for Columbus City Schools.  She was a member of Greater Ebenezer Cathedral of Praise where she served as, The Church Mother, President of The Missionary Department, Sunday School Secretary, President of The Pastors… Read complete obituary here.

Linda Jean Brasher


Linda Jean Brasher, age 60, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at St. Ann’s Mount Carmel Hospital. Linda was born on April 6, 1956, to the parents thelate Evelyn B. Conley, and Robert Conley Jr. in Columbus, Ohio. Linda accepted Jesus Christ at an early age. Linda was a… Read complete obituary here.

Charles R. James Sr.


Charles R. James Sr., age 62. Sunrise February 22, 1954 in Atmore, AL and Sunset December 2, 2016 in Columbus, OH. Charles was a member of First Church of God and retired from Pickaway County Correctional Institute. Charles is preceded in death by beloved wife, Pamela R. James; son, Charles R. James, Jr.; sisters, Zola… Read complete obituary here.

James Thomas Sanford, Jr.


James Thomas Sanford, Jr., age 73.  Sunrise September 9, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio and Sunset December 1, 2016 at Riverside Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.  He was a U.S. Marine Veteran.  James was a COTA Bus Driver and member of Kingdom Embassy Columbus. James was preceded in death by his parents, Nellie (Smith) and James T. Sanford… Read complete obituary here.

Karina Louise Smith


Karina Louise Smith, age 32. Sunrise June 25, 1984 and Sunset November 30, 2016. Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday December 9, 2016 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (1 block east of Noe Bixby, Turn North on Lonsdale Rd). Offer Condolence for the family of… Read complete obituary here.

Stephen “Steve” Eugene Jackson


Stephen “Steve” Eugene Jackson, age 70. Sunrise September 19, 1946 and Sunset December 4, 2016. Stephen was a graduate of Marion Franklin High School and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies and worked at Lovelace Commercial Trucking and DCSC. Steve was preceded in… Read complete obituary here.

Mary D. Howard


Mary D. Howard, age 96, was born June 28, 1920 to the late James and Mammie Dabbs in Pope, TN. At the age of 15, Mary married Tony Howard and to that union they had seven children. Mary and her husband relocated ot Columbus, Ohio in 1950. Mary dedicated her life ot Christ at a… Read complete obituary here.

Franklin Eugene Hayden


Franklin Eugene Hayden Sunrise March 1, 1966 ~ Sunset November25, 2016 Franklin was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He was the first grandchild by my sister Jamesetta. Such a blessing to the entire family. When Frank was fourteen his mother moved to Chicago, IL and began their life there. While living in Chicago he… Read complete obituary here.

Courtney Dominic Newland


Courtney Dominic Newland age 45, was born at Fayette County Memorial Hospital in Washington Court House, Ohio and passed away on November 18, 2016. Courtney loved laughter, he loved people, he loved life. When he entered a room, EVERYONE knew it; even if you could not see his face, he made sure you HEARD HIS… Read complete obituary here.

Patsy Aliece (Mosley) Bates


Patsy Aliece (Mosley) Bates, age 85, was born to Frank and Mildred (Weaver) Mosley December 16, 1930, in Chillicothe, Ohio. Her faith became sight when she went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Patsy was a devoted and loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother and friend. She enjoyed music and traveling. She… Read complete obituary here.