Archives for February 2020

Charles Norman Alston

Charles Alston

Charles was born September 26, 1946 to Mary Lyons and Charles Alston in Columbus, Ohio. He is the oldest of two children with his twin sister Charlene Taylor being born minutes after. Charles graduated from East High School in 1965. He attended OSU and Franklin University. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from… Read complete obituary here.

Sandra Martin Brown-Garrison


Mrs. Sandra M. Jacobs Brown-Garrison was born on July 13, 1955 to Margaret and Luke Jacobs in Columbus Ohio. Sandra transitioned peacefully to be with the Lord on February 25, 2020 at The Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital. Sandra was a dedicated student of the U.N.I.T.Y + Religious Science Movement. Sandra was preceded in… Read complete obituary here.

Dyonte Morgan

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Dyonte Dayon Morgan was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 1, 1994 to Lynette Green and Dwight Morgan. Dyonte departed this life on February 24, 2020 at Grant Medical Center. Dyonte was educated in the Columbus Public School System attending Briggs High School where he excelled in the classroom as on the football field, earning… Read complete obituary here.

Charles Lee Burks


Charles Lee Burks, also known as “Big Charlie“ or ”Burks” was born to the late Cynthia Elizabeth and Hugh Lee Burks on April 28, 1947 in Radford, VA. Charles graduated from Marion Franklin High School, Class of 1965, where he played football. He was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict at the… Read complete obituary here.

Robert Lyles, IV


Robert E. “Robby” Lyles IV, affectionately known as Robby, entered the lives of Robert E. Lyles III and Tara Choate on February 22, 1995. Robby attended several Columbus Public Schools and classes for the handicapped and disabled. He graduated from West Central Franklin County School of Disabilities on May 24, 2017. Robby transition from Earth… Read complete obituary here.

Rodney Scott Whitener Sr.


The Obituary For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.(Isaiah 55:8-9) Rodney Scott Whitener was born on July 9, 1959, toRoosevelt and Margaret Whitener…. Read complete obituary here.

Barbara Cooley


Barbara Cooley, age 81. Sunrise March 31, 1938 and Sunset February 23, 2020. Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00pm Monday, March 2, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave. Offer Condolence for the family of Barbara Cooley Print Obituary & Condolences

Ronald Lee Tucker

Ronald Lee Tucker

Ronald Lee Tucker, 73, went Home Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was a native of Columbus and the son of the late Roosevelt and Edna Mae Upton-Tucker. He was an active member of Second Community Church.He was a successful business owner, a Journeyman Ironworker November 1982 and retired July 1992 as… Read complete obituary here.

Anthony James Edwards

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Anthony James Edwards departed this life on February 22, 2020. He was born January 20, 1958, the fifth son of Sallie and Willie Edwards. Affectionately called “Tony”, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Scott Edwards, his parents Sallie and Willie Edwards, his son Anthony Edwards, and his brothers, Larry and Albert Edwards…. Read complete obituary here.

Rosemary Anderson

Rosemary Anderson

Rosemary Anderson, affectionately known” Mrs. Rosemary and Mur” was was born May 16, 1934 in Gilliam, West Virginia. She attended and graduated from Elshorn High School in 1952 and attended Blue State College and Ohio Dominican. She accepted The Lord Jesus Christ at an early age and was baptized at Mt Ebenezer Baptist in Algoma,… Read complete obituary here.