Archives for July 2018

Geraldine D. Pate


Sara Geraldine Pate affectionately known as (Geri) was born September 30, 1920 to the late Samuel Douglas and Laura Ann Davis in Salem, Virginia. She was educated in the Carver School System. While living in Virginia, Geraldine was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Salem, Virginia where she was a devoted Sunday School… Read complete obituary here.

Archie Bledsoe Jr.


Archie Bledsoe, Jr. was born on February 20, 1951 to proud parents Archie and Lillian Westbrook Bledsoe. At the age of three, Archie and his family moved to Mansfield, Ohio; where he completed his education through the Richland County School District. Archie attended Mansfield Senior High School and entered into the United States Army upon… Read complete obituary here.

Rev. Roderick Davis


Rev. Roderick Davis was born on August 26, 1960 in Boligee, AL. to Rev. Robert and Cynthia Hill Davis. He moved to Columbus at the early age of 7. He received Christ at age 10 being baptized at Ebenezer Baptist Church under the leadership of Doctor William McKinley Branch in Forkland, AL. after receiving the… Read complete obituary here.

Melvin Chartei Aborbie


Melvin Chartei Aborbie, age 12. Sunrise July 12, 2006 and Sunset July 25, 2018. Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday August 4, 2018 Ramseyer Presbyterian Church 3228 Westerville Rd. Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Offer Condolence for the family of Melvin Chartei Aborbie Print Obituary & Condolences

Norma Jean Black


Norma Jean Black, age 80. Sunrise April 4, 1938 and Sunset July 24, 2018. Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday August 1, 2018 at Friendship Baptist Church 1775 W. Broad St. Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Offer Condolence for the family of Norma Jean Black Print Obituary & Condolences

Ossie Mae Tucker


Ossie Mae Tucker, age 85, was born on September 9, 1932 to the late Alex and Maggie Bates. Ossie was called home to be with the Lord on July 24, 2018. Ossie was a nurse for many years and helped raise loads of children that were not her own. She was a faithful member of… Read complete obituary here.

Robert Marley Cobb


Our precious blessed beloved Robert Marley Cobb, 7 weeks old, went home to be with the Lord on July 19, 2018 at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Robert was born on May 30, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Cobb; great aunts, Marlene Cobb, Ruth Dingess, and Cathy Brown; great grandparents, Robert Davidson,… Read complete obituary here.

Wendell Jackson


Wendell Jackson, age 56. Sunrise August 20, 1961 and Sunset July 21, 2018. Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00 noon Friday July 27, 2018 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST 5456 E. Livingston Ave. Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. Offer Condolence for the family of Wendell Jackson Print Obituary & Condolences

Tony Marqus Lane


Tony Marqus Lane was born on June 13, 1959 and transitioned to his eternal life on July 14, 2018 at his home. “Be that as it may”, as Tony would say; “Almighty Jehovah God” commanded him to be the fourth child delivered to Homer Daniel and Shirley Ann Lane in Columbus, Ohio; and the fourth… Read complete obituary here.

Bobbie Dean Bivens


Bobbie Dean Bivens, age 82. Sunrise July 24, 1935 in Cedartown, GA and Sunset July 23, 2018 in Columbus, OH. Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00 noon Tuesday July 31, 2018 at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church 2283 Sunbury Rd. Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery. Offer Condolence for the family of Bobbie Dean Bivens Print Obituary & Condolences