Archives for February 2016

Walter Bruce Smith

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Walter Bruce Smith, age 60, passed away peacefully at home in Columbus, Ohio.     Walter attended Linden McKinley High School, played in the band and was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cleveland Browns fan. The oldest of four brothers he enjoyed his family, children, grandchildren and making people laugh.   Walter is Preceded… Read complete obituary here.

Theodore R. Peoples

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Theodore R. Peoples, age 60. Sunrise September 11, 1955 and Sunset February 21, 2016. Theodore was predeceased by his parents, Catherine Nesmith and June Coleman; son, Theodore Cooper; sisters, Katherine Jackson and Emma Wooden. Left to cherish his memory, sons, Julius (Cherronne) Peoples and James Fields II; sisters, Sherlyn Peoples, June Peoples, Charlotte Peoples, Charlene… Read complete obituary here.

Chris Sue Sanford

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Chris Sue Sanford, age 55.  Sunrise December 19, 1960 and Sunset February 22, 2016.  Chris was a Teachers Aide with Columbus Public Schools, .  She was preceded in death by her parents Willie James Williams and Helen Juanita Sanford Blackwell.  Left to cherish her memory, daughter London Glass, sons Sir’Michael Glass and Arle Sanford, sisters Deborah… Read complete obituary here.

Nita Ann Burrell Wilson

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Nita Ann Burrell Wilson, age 57.  Sunrise May 11, 1958 and Sunset February 24, 2016.  Nita was a graduate of East High School and attended Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies.  She was preceded in death by her parents George and Lena Watson Burrell, sister Hester Richard, nieces Lena and Shanequa.  Left to cherish her memory,… Read complete obituary here.

Richard O. Harrison


Richard O. Harrison, born November 26, 1948 in Lanet, AL to Dora and John Harrison and departed this life February 23, 2016.   Richard is preceeded in death by his parents Dora and John Harrison,son Richard O. Harrison Jr and grandson Richard.   Left to cherish his memory, son sAnthony “Tony” Harrison, Earl “Rico” Harrison… Read complete obituary here.

Fred Sanders Jr.

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SANDERS Fred Sanders Jr., age 48.  Sunrise October 30, 1967 in New York, New York and Sunset February 22, 2016 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  Fred was a member of Victory Deliverance Church attended Columbus State Community College.  He was a carpenter and owner/operator of Home Invasions Home Remodeling.  Fred was preceded in death… Read complete obituary here.

Sherri M. “Marley Girl” Matthews

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RUN FRIDAY WITH PHOTO   MATTHEWS, Sherri Marie “Marley Girl” Matthews, age 41. Sunrise December 18, 1974 and Sunset February 19, 2016. Sherri was a member of Faith Ministries. She was preceded in death by her father Sherman Flint, stepfather Doyal Freeman Jr., grandparents Joann Matthews, and Louise and Clarence Flint. Left to cherish her… Read complete obituary here.

Samantha Marie McDonald

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McDonald Samantha Marie McDonald, age 20.  Sunrise July 1, 1995 in Beech Grove, IN and Sunset February 19, 2016 at Community South Hospital in Greenwood, IN.  Samantha was a nursing student at Ivy Technical University, a graduate of the Center for Leadership Development of Indianapolis and a member of Mt. Pleasant Christian Church.  She was… Read complete obituary here.

Isaiah “Ike” Walton

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WALTON, Isaiah “IKE” Walton Jr., age 37.  Sunrise June 14, 1978 in Chicago, IL and Sunset February 17, 2016 at Doctors West Hospital in Columbus, OH.  Ike worked for the railroads, was a member of the Masonic Brotherhood, and rode with The Eagles, Trojans Motorcycle Clubs, and Columbus Big Three, and did funeral Escort with… Read complete obituary here.

Michael L. Young

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Michael Young, age 68. Sunrise September 3, 1947 and Sunset February 12, 2016. Michael was a graduate of South High School and U.S. Army Veteran during the Vietnam War. He was a Volunteer at the Veterans Administration and an Ambassador to downtown Columbus.  He was preceded in death by his father Alexander Young.  Left to… Read complete obituary here.