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Idell Ferguson passed away peacefully March 29, 2012 at home.  She was born October 20, 1920 in Montgomery, Alabama to Frank and Mary Lawson.  She is preceded in death by son, Ronald E. Lawson.  She is survived by her daughter, Mary Robertson of Akron; and her son Dennis (Carol) Ferguson of MacClenney, Florida; five grandchildren; …

Virginia Louise McKinnie, 85, passed away March 27, 2012 after a long illness.  She leaves her children, Gladys Blakley of Euclid, OH, Jerry McKinnie and U.L. McKinnie of Akron, OH; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends and loved ones.  Her homegoing services will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at …

Terrie Marie Moore-Board (Frank), a lifelong resident of Akron and Youngstown, OH, born July 18, 1956 was called home to the Lord March 25, 2012, at age 55.  She is preceded in death by her father, Claude Robert Moore; brother, Claude Robert Moore Jr; and favorite aunts, Ruby Moore and Berniece Gainer.  Terrie is survived …

Elmo Lusane Sr., 80, went home to be with the Lord on Monday March 19, 2012.  Born December 1, 1931 to Arthur and Susie Lusane in Lowndesboro, AL.  He is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Butler) Lusane; sons, Elmo Jr (Gloria), of Detroit, MI, Johnny Sr (Veronica); daughters, Barbara Jean, Patricia (Tony), Rose (Gary), Bertha …

JoAnn McKissac “Pucker”, 61, of  Barberton, OH passed away on March 26, 2012.  She was born July 8, 1950 to the late Joseph and Gladys Board in Barberton, OH where she attended Barberton Public Schools.  JoAnn was last employed by W. G. Lockhard.  She was known to many as “Pucker” or “Aunt Pucker”.  She was …

Lieutenant and Deacon Richard L. Small was born to Walter and Florida Small on January 15, 1952 in Akron, Ohio.  Richard transitioned from his earthly life peacefully on March 20, 2012 in Goodyear, AZ with loved ones by his side. Richard was a faithful, dedicated deacon and member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  He was …

Deacon James J. Johnson graduated from earth to heaven on March 20, 2012.  He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Vickie Johnson.  He leaves to cherish his memory, wife of 60 years, Ida Mae; children, James Jr., (Stephanie) of Garland TX, Alfred (Regina) Johnson, Brenda (Donny) Rodger, Raymond (Novella) Johnson and Erwin …

God reached out and touched a sweet spirit and called him home.   J.T. Beecher departed this life, bound for his heavenly home on March 18, 2012.  Born on May 11, 1927 in Russellville, AL to the late Joseph Beecher and Mary Bell Tucker Beecher.  He accepted Christ at an early age and on December 12, …

Irene King, 92, went home to be with the Lord March 10, 2012.  Homegoing service will be held Monday, March 26, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307, Bishop Samuel L. Hampton officiating.  Interment Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery.  Friends may visit at the funeral home from …

Miss Sandra “Missy” Bryant age 62 went home to glory at Akron General Hospital on Sunday March 18, 2012 surrounded by family and friends.  Sandra was born on March 4, 1950 to the late Martha (Campbell) and Turner Bryant Sr. and is preceded in death by grandparents, Alice and Marion Campbell.  She gave Summa Health …

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