Archives for November 2020

Andre Spikes


Andre Bryant Spikes, age 75, was born in Bishop, Virginia on October 2, 1945 to the late Elder Way B. Spikes and Geraldine Spikes. He went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Andre moved to Columbus, Ohio with his family at an early age and gave his life to Jesus… Read complete obituary here.

John Roby


John A. Roby a long-time resident of Columbus Ohio, transitioned on Sunday November 15, 2020 in Columbus Ohio. John was born on August 27, 1980 to John Lattimer and Betty Jean Roby. He was the eldest boy of John and Betty Jean Roby. He attended Pilgrim Elementary and East high school in Columbus, Ohio. John… Read complete obituary here.

Raymond King


Raymond Wardell King, age 71. Sunrise June 9, 1949 and Sunset November 24, 2020. Please revisit this page and pray for the King Family as they write the obituary for Raymond. Private Visitation 1:00 PM and Private Funeral Service 2:00 PM Friday, December 4, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE… Read complete obituary here.

Patricia Ann Staten

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Patricia Ann Staten affectionately called “Pat” by all who knew and loved her was born to James and Hazel Farmer, July 14, 1947 in Cleveland Ohio, but grew up in Weston, Ohio. She studied at Ohio State University and was married to Billy Staten on August 12, 1972. Patricia worked for the City of Columbus… Read complete obituary here.

Rolena James


Rolena James also known as “RO” was born March 3rd, 1948 to Lula Mae Summerville and Roland James in Columbus, Ohio. Rolena accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her savior on October 9th, 2020. On Friday evening November 27th, 2020 surrounded by family, she went peacefully to receive her angel wings at the age of… Read complete obituary here.

Ann Marie Forester

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On Thursday, November 26, 2020 @ 1:07 pm, Ann Marie Forester was called home to be with God. Ann was born on November 11, 1942 in Lake Village, Arkansas. Ann was an advocate for Christ. A member of Temple Emmanuel SDA church in Youngstown, Ohio. Ann enjoyed helping people as much as she could. Ann… Read complete obituary here.

Kim Burgess

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Kim Burgess, age 58. Sunrise April 5, 1962 and Sunset November 16, 2020. PRIVATE Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Monday, November 30, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. A MASK IS MANDATORY. Interment at Evergreen. Please keep the family in your prayers… Read complete obituary here.

Melvin E. Johnson

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Melvin E. Johnson, age 85. Sunrise April 25, 1935 and Sunset November 23, 2020. Melvin E. Johnson AKA “Jim Dandy” was born on April 25, 1935 to the late Allen and Dorothy Johnson,in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He entered peaceful rest on November 23, 2020 at his residence. Melvin was baptized and also attended school in… Read complete obituary here.

Leon Franklin

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Leon Franklin Sr., age 58. Sunrise November 5, 1962 and Sunset November 16, 2020. Visitation 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Friday November 27, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Graveside Service 10:00 AM Saturday,… Read complete obituary here.

Hattie Mae Hampton


HHattie Mae Hampton, age 71, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2020. She was born December 10, 1948 in Wilcoe, West Virginia to Calvin Nathaniel Thompson Jr. and Faye Bell Jennings. Hattie graduated from Elkorn High School in Northfork, West Virginia, Class of ’65. She moved to Columbus, Ohio where she was married for 10… Read complete obituary here.