Archives for March 2015

Lillie Mae Gibson

In Memorial

GIBSON, Lillie Mae Gibson, age 83.  Sunrise August 29, 1931 in Winston Salem, NC and Sunset March 28, 2015 In Columbus, OH.  Lillie was a member of Bibleway Chuch and retired from The State of Ohio.  She was preceded in death by her parents Mary and Elijah Jackson Sr., brothers Elijah Jackson Jr., and Samuel… Read complete obituary here.

Minister Emanuel Whiteside


WHITESIDE Minister Emanuel Whiteside was a lifetime advocate of the Apostolic Assemblies of the World (PAW) and attended the Aenon Bible School to enhance his spiritual leadership and ministry.  He was the family Godfather and left many spiritual blessings to our capital and natural and spiritual children (yalmin).  Proceeding the meaning of his name (smo)… Read complete obituary here.

Ethen Belinda Johnson


JOHNSON Ethen Belinda Johnson, age 60.  Sunrise September 21, 1954 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio and Sunset March 26, 2015 at OSU James Cancer Hospital.  She was baptized at an early age at Bethel Pentecostal Church.  Ethen was employed at The Greater Columbus Christian Center. She was preceded in death by her parents William Howard  and Bertha… Read complete obituary here.

Freeman Booker Jr.

In Memorial

Booker, Freeman Booker Jr., age 66.  Sunrise September 6, 1948 and Sunset March 24, 2015.  Freeman was a graduate and member of Licking Heights Alumni, U. S. Air Force Veteran, retired from the State of Ohio and was a member and usher at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his… Read complete obituary here.

Arthur S. Franklin Jr.

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FRANKLIN Arthur S. Franklin Jr., age 67.  Sunrise November 1, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA and Sunset March 23, 2015 at Mt. Carmel St. Anns Hospital in Westerville. Arthur was a member of Local 423 Labor Union.  He was preceded in death by his mother Willie Mae Jackson Franklin, sister Deborah Lee and brother Ferris Franklin. … Read complete obituary here.

Paul Louis Lambert

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LAMBERT, Paul Louis Lambert, age 92.  Sunrise October 22, 1922 in Mansfield, OH and Sunset March 22, 2015 in Columbus, OH.  Paul served in the U. S. Coast Guard during World War II and was a retired Postal Clerk with the U.S. Postal Service.  He was a member of Bethel AME Church where he served… Read complete obituary here.

Shevonne Shavette Clark

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Shevonne Shavette Clark was born a twin on October 26, 1969 in Columbus, Ohio to Maxine and Paul Clark. The Lord called her Home on March 16, 2015. Shevonne was the 7th child of both her parents. Shevonee truly loved her family and was loyal and devoted to them. She attended Brookhaven Highs School and… Read complete obituary here.

Lee Andrew Ervin Sr.

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Lee Andrew Ervin Sr. was born September 1, 1953 in Columbus, OH and the Lord called him home on March 5, 2015.   Lee graduated from Linden McKinley High School where he was a star basketball player, played football and ran track. He entered into the Marines and after his service He worked for TICO… Read complete obituary here.

Michael Anderson Ervin

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Michael Anderson Ervin (82) was born in Columbus, Ohio on October 27, 1932 and departed from this earthly realm of life on March 7, 2015.  Michael is preceded in death by his parents Jarrett and Sarah Ervin, his beloved wife Lela Mae Ervin, and previous wife Lucille Peaks, brothers James C. Ervin and Jerry Ervin,… Read complete obituary here.

Michael M. Ford Sr.


FORD, Michael M. Ford Jr., age 40.  Sunrise October 17, 1974 and Sunset March 11, 2015.  Michael was a member of Restored by The Word Church.  He was preceded in death in by his brother Steven Allen and grandparents Janette Simons, Ralph Simons and Bill Ford.  Michael is survived by his wife Traci Ford, mother… Read complete obituary here.