Archives for August 2018

Michael Edward Hicks

In Memorial

Michael E. Hicks, age 29. Sunrise February 8, 1989 and Sunset August 19, 2018. Visitation 11am and Funeral 12pm September 7, 2018 at the MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave. Offer Condolence for the family of Michael Edward Hicks Print Obituary & Condolences

Linda Rae Daniels

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Linda Rae Daniels, loving sister, aunt and friend, age 65 was born on January 22, 1953 in Wellsville, OH.  She departed this life on August 23, 2018 in Athens, Ohio.  Her homegoing celebration will take place on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at The Chapel of Peace East, 5456 E. Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio (One block… Read complete obituary here.

Dorothy Waddleton

In Memorial

Dorothy L. Waddleton, age 89. Sunrise December 25, 1928 and Sunset August 28, 2018. Visitation 5:00pm and Funeral 6:00pm Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Higher Ground AAA, 870 St. Clair Ave. Interment 11:00am Monday, September 10, 2018 at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Offer Condolence for the family of Dorothy Waddleton Print Obituary & Condolences

Carol Taylor


Carol Taylor, age 76. Sunrise August 1, 1942 and Sunset August 28, 2018. Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at New Birth Christian Ministries, 3475 Refugee Road. Interment at Dayton National Cemetery. Offer Condolence for the family of Carol Taylor Print Obituary & Condolences

Clarence Bell


CLARENCE WILLIAM BELL was born in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, July 4, 1934, and was the only child of Mary Louise Cox (nee Griffin). Clarence was educated in the Columbus City Schools, where he graduated from Champion Avenue School before attending East High School. He loved sports of all kinds. Clarence was an accomplished basketball… Read complete obituary here.

Tamara “Rudy” Dodson

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Tamara Lynette Dodson also known as “Rudy” was born February 27, 2003 in Columbus, Ohio. She went home to be with the Lord August 25, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Rudy was a very talented dancer, and a great leader. Rudy started her dancing career at the age of 8 with Platinum Divas. Dancing was her… Read complete obituary here.

Willie Seals Cunningham


Mrs. Willie Seals Cunningham was born on September 8, 1920 to the late Mr. Will Grimes and Mrs. Dora Grimes in Greensboro, Georgia. She spent her earlier years in Georgia where she worked on the family farm. Mrs. Cunningham was a proud graduate of David T. Howard high school in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1948 she… Read complete obituary here.

Fred Diggs Jr.


Fred Diggs Jr., Age 85.  Sunrise January 17, 1933 and Sunset August 26, 2018. Visitation 1:00pm and Funeral 2:00pm Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Greater Christ Temple, 701 Sunbury Rd. Offer Condolence for the family of Fred Diggs Jr. Print Obituary & Condolences

Charles Clarence Kinney


Charles Milton “Kidney Beans” Kinney, age 73. Sunrise February 13, 1945 in Anniston, Alabama and Sunset August 20, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Charles graduated from East high school. He was on the swim team and dive team in his younger years. He was a very talented man. He loved backgammon and chess and once won… Read complete obituary here.

Betty Jo McCurdy


Betty Jo McCurdy departed this earth on August 21, 2018. She was born on August 26, 1933 in Anniston, AL. At a young age she and her family moved to Ohio. She was educated in the Columbus Public School System. Betty was raised Baptist and in her teen years she joined Love Zion Baptist Church,… Read complete obituary here.