Archives for March 2011

Toni Lynn Ryan

In Memorial

RYAN, Toni Lynn Ryan, age 58, was born Friday, October 3, 1952 in Washington Courthouse, Ohio. She departed this life at Mount Carmel West Hospital and was granted her wings on Saturday, March 26, 2011. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in so many special ways. Toni… Read complete obituary here.

Antwan D. MeChee Evans


EVANS, Antwan Demetris “MeChee” Evans, 36. Sunrise March 21, 1975 – Sunset March 25, 2011. MeChee passed away fighting a lifelong illness of Sickle Cell Disease. He was a graduate of Brookhaven High School. MeChee was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Benjamin and Eula Harris, great grandmothers Jessie B. Hunley and Elizabeth Bassett… Read complete obituary here.

Gwendolyn Jean Horsley


HORSLEY,Gwendolyn Jean Horsley, 62. Sunrise April 20, 1948 – Sunset March 24, 2011. She was a Graduate of Central High School, received her Masters Degree at The Ohio State University and graduated from The Gospel Lighthouse School of Ministry. Gwen grew up in Hebrew Baptist Church where she accepted Jesus Christ and she is currently… Read complete obituary here.

Willie Alfred Dillon, Sr


DILLON,Willie Alfred Dillon, Sr., 71. Sunrise January 4, 1940 – Sunset March 20, 2011. W.A. Dillon was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Roosevelt and Alice Dillon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retiree of Delphi. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Douglas and… Read complete obituary here.

Sarah Ann Martin


MARTIN, Sarah Ann Martin, 73. Sunrise August 6, 1937 – Sunset March 19, 2011. She was born in Jones, AL to the late Jack and Essie Mae Elder. Sarah attended Union Tabernacle Church of God, and was a retired Nurses Aide at St. Anns Hospital. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by… Read complete obituary here.

Reginald Howell Jr.


Howell, Reginald Howell, Jr., 49. Sunrise March 3, 1962 ��“ Sunset March 19, 2011. He was born in Brownsville, PA to Regis Howell, Sr., and Vonnie Washington. Reginald was a member of Total Deliverance Ministries, a Packing Specialist at UPS and Spartans Little League Football Coach. He was preceded in death by his father Regis… Read complete obituary here.

Ruby Smith


SMITH, Ruby Smith, 82. Sunrise November 19, 1928 – Sunset March 15, 2011. She was baptized at Pilgrim Baptist Church and is a retired Nurses Aide at First Community Village Nursing Home. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents Georgia and Orie Givens, Sr., husband Henry T. Smith, Jr., brothers Orie Givens, Jr, and… Read complete obituary here.

Willow Mae Mitchell


Willow (Billie) Mae Mitchell-Hooker was born March 18, 1933 to loving parents Jannie and Asa Turner Featherstone, Sr. in Columbus, Ohio. She grew up in a loving, family oriented home that was located in the east end of Columbus. It was a time when the village raised the children. Morals and values were extremely important… Read complete obituary here.

William Londell Draughon


Draughon, William Londell Draughon, 64. Sunrise October 7, 1946 – Sunset March 9, 2011. He was born in Dunn, North Carolina. Londell was a retired fork lift operator with Big Bear and also worked at Dynotec. He was a longtime member of Gospel Tabernacle Church where he served with the Usher, Food Pantry and Culanary… Read complete obituary here.

Mary Elizabeth Solomon

In Memorial

SOLOMON Mary Elizabeth Solomon, age 60, went home to be with the Lord on March 6, 2011. She was born June 17, 1950 in Mobile, Alabama to James and Elizabeth Solomon and moved to Columbus at the age of 14. Mary was a 1967 graduate of East High School and worked as a LPN for… Read complete obituary here.