Archives for June 2016

Amelia Beatrice Prillerman

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Amelia Beatrice Prillerman, age 89. Sunrise August 22, 1926 in Institute, WV and Sunset June 6, 2016 in Columbus, OH. Amelia served with the Cadet Nurses Corp and was a Registered Nurse earning her BSN at Ohio University. She was a longstanding Presbyterian, serving at Bethany Presbyterian, and First Presbyterian Chillicothe where she served as… Read complete obituary here.

Doris Carolyn Blount Chase

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Doris Carolyn Blount Chase, age 72. Sunrise November 5, 1943 in Thompson, GA and Sunset June 25, 2016 at OSU Wexner Medical Center Columbus, Ohio. Doris was preceded in death by her parents James Lewis and Agnes Lucille Jackson Lewis, husband Charles Chase, sister Betty Kendrick and nephew Robert E. Lewis Jr. Left to cherish… Read complete obituary here.

Damieon Y. Tesfai

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Damieon Y. Tesfai, age 16. Sunrise July 28, 1999 and Sunset June 24, 2016. Left to cherish his memory, mother, Marie Boucicaut; father, Yirga Tesfai; sisters, Nayomi Boucicaut and Tennayah Tesfai; brother, Tyrie Tesfai, and a host of other relatives, and friends. Visitation 9am and Homegoing Service10am Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Grace New Covenant… Read complete obituary here.

Ryan Shelton Smith

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Ryan Shelton Smith was born on the morning of January 20, 1987 to Tammy and Rory Bryant Smith at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas Texas. At an early age Ryan accepted Christ as his personal Savior at Meredith Temple C.O.G.I.C under the late Elder Hezekiah Meredith. Ryan attended elementary, middle and high school in Columbus… Read complete obituary here.

Soraya W. Walton

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SORAYA W. WALTON was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Stafford & Eva Spencer on September 7,1960. Soraya graduated from East High School and attended Capital University. She married Ernest W. Walton on June 27,2009 in Columbus, Ohio. She worked in customer relations for Bank One and National City Bank for 20+ years. She was a… Read complete obituary here.

John Christopher Bythewood Sr.

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John Christopher Bythewood Sr., age 56. Sunrise March 4, 1960 and Sunset June 22, 2016. John was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ and was baptized at Temple of Compassion. John was preceded in death by his grandparents Joe and Janie Bythewood, father Joe Bythewood Sr., sister Brenda N. Napper, and brother Joe… Read complete obituary here.

Carl D. Davenport Sr.

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Carl Darnell Davenport, Sr. passed away June 21, 2016 at O.S.U. East Hospital, at the age of 57. He was born May 21, 1959 in Columbus, Ohio. Carl was a longtime member of Higher Ground Always Abounding Assembly, Inc. He was preceded in death by his mother Thelma L. Davenport and by his brothers William K.,… Read complete obituary here.

Leroy Maxwell Sr.


Leroy Maxwell Sr., age 70. Sunrise April 1, 1946 in Benoit, Mississippi, and Sunset June 19, 2016 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH.   Leroy worked many years as a Transporter and Security Officer. He was a member of New Life Prophetic Deliverance Church.   Leroy was preceded in death by his parents… Read complete obituary here.

Curtis Lee Braswell

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Curtis Lee Braswell, age 61. Sunrise November 5, 1954 and Sunset June 3, 2016 “Death is not an enemy of life, but it is a friend. For it is the knowledge that our years are limited which makes them so precious. It is truth that time is loaned to us which makes us, at our… Read complete obituary here.

John McCoy Green

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John McCoy Green, age 81. Sunrise August 9, 1934 in Crumpler, WV and Sunset June 20, 2016 in Columbus, OH. John was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Sterling and Bessie Green, stepmother Grace Green and siblings Willie Green, Sterling, Green Jr., James Green, Julius “Bootsey” Green, Houston Green, Rosa Green and Mary Alice… Read complete obituary here.