Archives for October 2012

Rev. Charles G. Farmer, Sr


Reverend Charles G. Farmer, 69. Sunrise September 25, 1943 in Wilkes County, NC and Sunset October 29, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Reverend Farmer did his trial sermon in 1983 at the Refuge Baptist Church. He was a Security Guard and Sargent Police Officer a the Neighborhood Development Corp and received honors for his work of… Read complete obituary here.

William Wesley Martin


MARTIN,William Wesley Martin, 57. Sunrise December 29, 1954 and Sunset October 28, 2012. William was a Truck Driver and had his owner/operator of a Janitorial Company. He was preceded in death by his father James Henry Martin and brother John Henry Martin. Left to cherish his memory, mother Ruth Mae Moore, daughter Markia Miller, sons… Read complete obituary here.

Christina Marie Mallory


MALLORY, Christina Marie Mallory, 23. Sunrise July 16, 1989 and Sunset October 27, 2012. Christina was preceded in death by her sister Shennell Mallory and niece Kamiya Pettiford Preyor. Left to cherish her memory, mother Janell Graves, father Sultan Wright, grandparents Jacqueline Graves and Roger Graves, Sr., sons Amari Mallory and Zemarr Mallory, sisters Annette… Read complete obituary here.

Ruth Lee McCoy Butts


Ruthie “McCoy” Butts, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Ruthie was born October 27, 1936 in Fordyce, Arkansas to Britt and rosie McCoy. Ruthie graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1955. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where she served as an usher. Ruthie moved to Ohio in 1960… Read complete obituary here.

George Packer, I


PACKER, George Packer I, was born in Hybart Alabama on April 17, 1938 and went to be with the Lord on December 24, 2012 in Columbus, OH. George retired from Big Drum Corp. and the City of Columbus Refuse Collection Division as a Supervisor working from 1972-1998. He was the third youngest of 10 children,… Read complete obituary here.

Glenn Thompson


THOMPSON,Glenn Thompson, 49. Sunrise July 13, 1963 and Sunset October 22, 2012. Glenn was a 1982 graduate of South High School and formerly employed at The Ohio State University. He was preceded in death by his parents James Herman Thompson Sr. and Gertrude Bishop Thompson and brother Larry Thompson. Left to cherish his memory, daughter… Read complete obituary here.

John Alfred “Butch” Patterson


PATTERSON,John Alfred Patterson, Jr. “Butch”, age 62. Sunrise March 18, 1950 and Sunset October 21, 2012. John was a Political Science Graduate of Central State University, worked many years as a State Lobbyist and OHA and was a member of the Ohio Black Caucus. He was preceded in death by his father John A. Patterson,… Read complete obituary here.

Anayka Learoy Jackson


JACKSON,Anayka Learoy Jackson, 47. Sunrise November 14, 1964 and Sunset October 14, 2012. Anayka was a 1983 graduate of Briggs High School and was a self employed Certified Auto Technician. He was a member of Good News Church of God in Christ in Cincinnati where he served with the Media Ministry. Anayka was preceded in… Read complete obituary here.

Betty R. Johnson


JOHNSON, Betty R. Johnson, 95. Sunrise August 22, 1917 and Sunset October 10, 2012. Betty graduated from East High School, was a community activist, a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church since 1948 where she once served as a Trustee, and with the Woman’s Auxiliary and Women’s Day Committee and Betty retired from The Ohio State… Read complete obituary here.

Edward Earl Coates


COATES,Edward Earl Coates, 56, fell asleep in death, Tuesday Octoer 9, 2012 at his residence. he is preceded in death by step father Jessie McKinley Sr., sisters Kim R. Coates and Terry B. Coates, grandparents Johnnie J. and Jessie Bell Coates, Sr., and uncle Johnnie J. Coates, Jr. a graduate of Yonkers High School in… Read complete obituary here.