Archives for December 2021

Victoria D. Hughes


Victoria D. Hughes, born September 14, 1962, in Columbus, OH. She was the youngest of nine (9) children born to Oliver G. Hughes Sr. and Dorothy J. Hughes. She departed this life on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Victoria was baptized as a young girl at Union Grove Baptist Church. Victoria was a graduate of South… Read complete obituary here.

Eugene Mangum


Eugene Alonzo “Jaws” Mangum was born on February 19, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio to Eugene Swanson and Teresa (Mangum) Busby. Eugene was a unique and adventurous young man. His sister describes him as a firecracker. He talked about cooking a lot and loved to cook and share his recipes. If you knew him, he was… Read complete obituary here.

Barbara Ann Thomas

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Barbara Ann Thomas, 67, passed away on November 23, 2021. Barbara was born on August 11, 1954 in Columbus, OH to Otis Thomas and Viola Thomas. She is proceeded in death by Otis Thomas (Father), Viola Thomas (Mother). Barbara is survived by her daughters Latisha Thomas, Mustang, Ok. and Patricia Thomas, Columbus, Oh. Her grandchildren… Read complete obituary here.

Tonya Latham-Tatum

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Tonya Latham-Tatum, age 50. Sunrise January 6, 1971 and Sunset November 23, 2021. Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Tuesday, December  7, 2021 at New Birth Christian Ministries, 3475 Refugee Rd. Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456… Read complete obituary here.

Christian Pore


Christian Nicole Pore was born January 27, 1987 and passed away November 26, 2021. Christian attended Simpson, Linden, and Lord Ward Schools. Christian is preceded in death by her grandfather, Josh Johnson; and uncle, Boss Man. Christian leaves to celebrate her life, parents, Joyce Johnson and Douglass Pore; children, Ka’Miyah Pore, Markell Freeman, and Marvell… Read complete obituary here.

Randolph Drummer

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Randolph Drummer was 70 years old, born October 6, 1951 in Mallory, W. VA. He went home to be with the Lord on November 18, 2021. Randolph Drummer served active in the military branch of the United State Marine Corp. Randy’s hobbies were hunting, fishing, and (casino) gambling. He also had a passion for cooking…. Read complete obituary here.

Cynthia Marie Grant


Cynthia Marie Grant (Cindy), age 64, Columbus. Ohio went home to be with the Lord at 6:38pm on Saturday, November 27, 2021, after a brief stay at OSU hospital. Cynthia was born on July 24, 1957, in Columbus, Ohio to Cassandra May Hairston and Harvey West, she was welcomed by her big brother Ronald and… Read complete obituary here.