Archives for January 2022

Cecil L. Carpenter Sr.

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Cecil Lamont Carpenter Sr., age 67 Sunrise July 17, 1954, and Sunset January 30, 2022. Born in Columbus, Ohio, he was called home to be peaceful with the Lord at Mount Carmel East Medical Center, with his loving family surrounding him. Cecil was preceded in death by parents, Frank C. Carpenter, Agnes O. Carpenter, son… Read complete obituary here.

Mr. Herman “Big Bopper” Reeves


Herman Reeves, Jr. (Big Bopper) was born September 18, 1941 to Herman Sr. and Lena Kate Reeves in Columbus, Ohio and passed away on January 28, 2022. He was educated and graduated from Central High School. His radiant and warm personality naturally drew people to him; and as a result of this, he had a… Read complete obituary here.

Herbert L. Ransom


Herbert L. Ransom was born August 17, 1940, in Columbus, Ohio. He joined the United States Marine Corp and fought in the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge and received the purple heart. After his service he returned home and married the love of his life Beverly Ransom. Together they raised two beautiful children… Read complete obituary here.

Mr. Leslie Huffman

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Leslie Huffman, 84, passed this life on Thursday, January 27, 2022 in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Huffman was born on Thursday, June 17, 1937 to the late Lonnie and Katie L. (Bonham) Huffman in Andalusia, Alabama and had lived in Mansfield the past 63 years. Leslie served with the US Army… Read complete obituary here.

Joyce Marie Washington

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Joyce Marie Washington, 68, passed this life on Friday, January 28, 2022 in Arbors of Mifflin after an extended illness. Ms. Washington was born on Wednesday, March 4, 1953 to the late I.W. Washington and Mildred (Bova) Washington in Independence, Louisiana and lived in Mansfield the past 64 years. Joyce was a member of the… Read complete obituary here.

Vivian Spencer

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    Vivian Spencer was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 20, 1950, to Beotis Crowder Sr. and Christine Crowder. She was the fifth child of seven siblings. She departed this life unexpectedly on Sunday, January 23, 2022. She attended East High School where she received her high school diploma and she also attended Columbus… Read complete obituary here.

Helen Denise Bryson


Helen Denise Bryson was born November 17, 1953, in Columbus, Ohio to Noway and Ruth White. She graduated from Mohawk High School in 1972. She attended Franklin University, where she received her Associate Business Degree. She served in the Military. She was a faithful member of the Temple of Compassion Church, where she trusted God… Read complete obituary here.

Minister Terry A. Cochran

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Min. Terry A. Cochran was born on April 22, 1966, to Barbara A. Cochran and Robert E. Johnson. He was called home to be with the Lord on January 25, 2022. Terry attended Columbus Public Schools and graduated from Linden McKinley High School with the class of 1984. Terry served in the United States Marine… Read complete obituary here.

Leroy Melvin Johnson


Leroy Melvin Johnson was born July 20, 1945, in Columbus, Ohio. Leroy passed in peace on January 25, 2022, with his wife by his side. Leroy was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired Columbus City Firefighter. On October 10, 1998. Leroy was united in Holy Matrimony to Lisa Johnson and resided in,… Read complete obituary here.

Kenneth Wayne Poe

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  Kenneth Wayne Poe was born April 25th, 1954, to Jim and Gladys T. Poe.  His journey took a turn on January 23, 2022. “Kenny” as known to his family, attended Mohawk Jr. Sr. High School where he played football. Kenny became a parent during his high school years with Ilene Thompson, that relationship brought… Read complete obituary here.