Archives for December 2016

Frances Dubenion

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Mother Frances Dubenion, age 90. Sunrise June 25, 1926 in Gainesville, GA and Sunset December 29, 2016 in Columbus, OH. Frances was a retired seamstress at Walkers Men’s Store. She was a very active member of Christ Memorial Missionary Baptist Church where she served with the Mothers Board, Choir, Usher Board, Deborah Missionary Society, and… Read complete obituary here.

Reba Gladys Burgess Lofton

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Reba Gladys Burgess Lofton, age 91. Sunrise December 12, 1925 in Sparta, TN and Sunset December 28, 2016 in Pickerington, OH. Reba was a member of Clair United Methodist Church where she served with the Usher and Nurse Ministries. She was preceeded in death by her parents, Pearl and Herman Price Sr.; husbands, George H…. Read complete obituary here.

Kenneth M. Turner


Kenneth M. Turner, age 30. Sunrise April 10, 1986 and Sunset December 26, 2016. Visitation 11:00am Funeral 12:00pm Wednesday January 4, 2016 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland Ave. Interment at Evergreen Burial Park. Offer Condolence for the family of Kenneth M. Turner Print Obituary & Condolences

Robin M. Madison

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Robin M. Madison, age 46. Sunrise December 25, 1969 and Sunset December 20, 2016. Visitation 10:00am Funeral 11:00am Tuesday January 3, 2016 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave. Interment at Evergreen Burial Park. Offer Condolence for the family of Robin M. Madison Print Obituary & Condolences

Annie Bell Berry


Annie Bell Berry, age 69. Sunrise February 20, 1947 in Memphis, TN and Sunset December 23, 2016 at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH. Annie was a graduate of Springfield Senior High School and Central State University.  She retired as a Hearing Officer with The State of Ohio and also worked as a… Read complete obituary here.

Mark A. Kendrick


Mark A. Kendrick, age 52. Sunrise May 21, 1964 and Sunset December 23, 2016. Mark is preceded in death by his father, Mitchell Poindexter. Left to cherish his memory, mother, Dana Kendrick; brothers, Michael Poindexter and Charles Kendrick, and a host of special cousins, other relatives, and friends. Visitation 11:00am Funeral 12:00pm Monday January 2, 2017 at… Read complete obituary here.

John Willie McAllister Jr.


John Willie McAllister Jr., age 77.  Sunrise January 17, 1939 in Dunn, NC and Sunset December 20, 2016 in Columbus, OH.  John was a graduate of Harnett High School and was veteran of the U.S. Army; he was a Cosmetologist and after retirement worked at Urban Express. John was preceded in death by his parents,… Read complete obituary here.

Jerry Pettway Jr.


Jerry Pettway Jr., age 52. Sunrise October 13, 1964; Sunset December 19, 2016 Columbus, OH. Jerry, better known as “Pettway” graduated from South High School and served in the U. S. Army. He was employed with YRC Freight for 21 years, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Jerry was preceded in death by parents,… Read complete obituary here.

Naomi Scipio

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Naomi Scipio was born in Lowell, OH on August 22, 1931 to Walter and Volorus Chandler. She graduated from Lowell High School and continued her education at the Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Zanesville, OH. She married John C. Scipio on June 28, 1953. Naomi started taking care of her family members at… Read complete obituary here.

William V. Collins


William V. Collins was born on June 28, 1926 in Rayland, Ohio to the late Frank Collins and  the late Leona (Holmes) Rivers.  William Collins went home to be with our Lord on Monday, December 19 , 2016. William Collins was a member of Wayman AME church in Martins Ferry, Ohio from childhood until it… Read complete obituary here.