Archives for January 2018

Michael A. Jackson


Michael Anthony Jackson passed away January 27, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital after battling a ongoing illness. Michael was born August 17, 1960 to Nelta Mae Jackson and Jeff Thomas Jackson in Mansfield where he spent his life. He attended Mansfield senior high school and worked a host of jobs until he became employed at… Read complete obituary here.

Walter Gadison V


Walter Gadison V, was born on August 3, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio to Cherron Clark and Walter Gadison IV. Walter was the third born. He had two siblings Rashaan Gadison and Ray’Auna Gadison. we enjoyed every moment with him. Walter was only 5 months old when he left us on January 18, 2018. He was… Read complete obituary here.

Yvette F. Gordon


Yvette F. Gordon was born on March 27, 1944 in Crown, West Virginia to the late Harry and Thelma Gordon.  She departed this life on January 23, 2018 in the comfort of her home. God looked upon his angel and said, “Well done my child, come home”. Awaiting her in Heaven are her parents, Harry… Read complete obituary here.

Jeffrey Lamont Thomas


Thomas, Jeffrey L. 47 “Jeff “, Sunrise August 31, 1970- Sunset January 24, 2018. He attended South High School and studied at Grambling State University. Jeffrey was a member of Power Of Faith Church. He was preceded in death: Mother Donna M. Thomas; Sisters, Carla R. Thomas and Chaka Lynn Henderson; Nephew, Roger Weatherspoon Jr.;… Read complete obituary here.

Carla Teresa Trent

In Memorial

Carla Teresa Trent age 54 was born January 26, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio to Landon William Trent Sr., and Josephine Trent. She departed this earthly life on January 21, 2018. Carla was baptized in Jesus name at Apostic Christian Church of Christ and received the Holy ghost at age 13. She loved going to the… Read complete obituary here.

Ann Anderson

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Mrs. Ann Julia Anderson was born December 31, 1919 in Deep Step Georgia; the daughter of Augustus Buck and Nora Buck. She departed this life to be with the Lord on January 21, 2018, at Eastland Care Center. Ms. Ann was a long-time member of Clair UMC and she accepted the lord at an early… Read complete obituary here.

Deborah Kay “Duchess” Barksdale


Deborah Kay Barksdale aka “Duchess” was born March 16, 1953 to Sherad and Bertha Brown. She received her education from the Columbus Public Schools and the Ohio Dominican University. On February 28, 1985, Deborah Kay Brown and Shelton “Brian” Barksdale were joined in Holy matrimony. Deborah was active in her church. During her childhood, she received… Read complete obituary here.

Mae Wilson


Mae is preceded in death by her daughter Mary Wilson Morrison. Mae leaves to cherish her memory with her daughters Joann Williams, Susie Embry, son David Tucker, grandchildren Teena Scott, LaTasha Weiler, Yolonda (Edward) Bradley, Myshana Wilson, Mandisa (Edward) Johnson, Michael Spotts II, Maleka (Chris) James, Dana Morrison, Stephon Pearson, Jobina (Scott) Jackson, David Pearson,… Read complete obituary here.

Allie Parks


Allie Parks was the loving mother of five children. She always thought of her children and put them first. Her lifelong desire was to have a family reunion and see all of her children in one place together loving one another. Allie will be sadly missed. Don’t cry because she is gone. She is in… Read complete obituary here.

Freddie Linwood Burks, Sr.

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Freddie Linwood Burks, Sr. was born January 20, 1935 in New River, Virginia to the late William Garrison Burks and Ella Rollins Burks. On January 16, 2018 Freddie L. Burks, Sr. was called home to receive his reward as Jesus promised, “I will come again and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there… Read complete obituary here.