Michael “Chip” Smith II


Michael Keith Smith II was one of three children born to the late Michael Smith and Jacquelyn (Reavling) Willis. Later he came to be the eldest of five siblings total, Kelli, Jeff, Kevin, Lauren and Micah. Chip, as he was known by most, was born on September 17, 1967 in Columbus, Ohio.  God called him home… Read complete obituary here.

Geraldine H. Clanton

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Geraldine “Geri” Henrietta Clanton was born to Thomas and Grace (Pinkney) Bondurant on May 24, 1939, in Bloomfield Indiana. Geri was sixth of the 16 children born to this union. Shortly after being born, her family moved to Columbus Ohio, making Ohio their permanent residence, where she grew up. Geri was a proud graduate of… Read complete obituary here.

Anna Ruth Mason


Anna Ruth Mason was born October 1st, 1948, in Portsmouth, Ohio to William and Dorothy Samuels. She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday August 4th, 2022, at the Wexner Heritage Village. Anna Ruth attended Portsmouth Public Schools and graduated from New York City Public schools. She went on to attend Columbus State… Read complete obituary here.

David A. Evans Jr.

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David A. Evans Jr., age 40. Sunrise April 8, 1982 and Sunset July 30, 2022. Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Saturday, August 13, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. Please keep the family in your prayers as they write David’s obituary. Offer… Read complete obituary here.

Robert Hudgins, Jr


Robert Hudgins Jr, age 59. Sunrise January 10, 1963 and Sunset July 27, 2022. Please pray for the family as they prepare the obituary. Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday, August 12, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave. Offer Condolence for the family of Robert Hudgins,… Read complete obituary here.

Leslie Vance


Leslie Anita Vance was born March 21, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio. Leslie passed away peacefully at 10:19pm on July 31, 2022 at the age of 59. Leslie loved to live life. She enjoyed music, sports games, traveling, and spending time with her family. She was an advocate believer in taking care of the community and… Read complete obituary here.

A’yanta “AJ” Jarmon

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Ayanta Arian Jarmon, 18, of Canal Winchester, OH entered into eternal rest at Grant Medical Center on July 30, 2022 at 4:12 am. AJ, as she was affectionately known, was born on February 26, 2004 in Columbus, OH to Franklin Jarmon of Reynoldsburg, OH and LaShonda Campbell of Sharon, PA. AJ attended HS2 at Reynoldsburg… Read complete obituary here.

Josiah Miller


Josiah Anthony Miller, age 13 was born on October 26, 2008 to the parents, Latasha Hayes and Chico Miller. He passed away on July 31, 2022. Josiah attended Linden McKinley High School. He worked at Eastland Mall at Addicted to Kicks. He went around the neighborhood cutting grass. He had a lot of friends and… Read complete obituary here.

Richard Sinclair Taylor Jr.


Richard Sinclair Taylor Jr., age 27 was born on June 25, 1995, in Columbus, Ohio to Maria Shaw and Richard Sinclair Taylor, Sr. He was the eldest of six children. Richard gave his life to Christ at a very young age. He was extremely sensitive to the spirit of God. When he was four years… Read complete obituary here.

Delores Davis


Delores Faye Davis was born to the late Clarence Smith and Mary Minor on Sunday March 6, 1938. She departed this earthly tent on Sunday July 31,2022. Delores received Christ at an early age where she attended Third Baptist Church of Xenia, Ohio where she also learned to play piano, keyboard, and organ. She was… Read complete obituary here.