Obituaries

Cecelia Darnell Christian (CeCe), 71 went home to be with the Lord on Monday February 23, 2015.  She was born in Sioux City, Iowa on June 30, 1943 to the late Allen Darnell Christian and Allena Gay Christian (Houston).  She was the eldest of seven children.  Her family relocated to Akron, Ohio when she was four years …

Hazel (Williams) Golden was born on Wednesday, July 27, 1938, in Redfield Arkansas to George and Ollie Williams.  She was the fifth and youngest daughter born to this union.   She confessed Christ at an early age and became an active member of Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church in Redfield. Hazel graduated from Merrill High School in …

Theodore W. Cutright Jr, aka “Poochie”, 72 died peacefully Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Akron General Medical Center.  He was born August 5, 1943 to the late Theodore and Lucille Cutright. He was a long-time resident of the Akron Community.  He retired from Chrysler after 32 years of service. He leaves to cherish his memory …

Goldie Matthews, 73, went home to be with the Lord on February 25, 2015.  She was a member of The North Hill Community Baptist Church under the Rev. John P. Hosea for more than 40 years.  She was the church secretary and a faithful, dedicated and supportive member.  She was loved by all and would …

Millard Joseph Wood I, 80, passed away February 25, 2015. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 12 noon at St. Paul A.M.E. Canton, 1800 Tuscarawas St. E., Canton, OH. 44707. The Presiding Elder Robert Tate officiating. Interment Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery. …

Angie was born on June 5, 1970. She graduated from North High School in 1988. She was a very kind and gentle soul and had a love of people and worked in the customer service field she worked 10 years at Allstate and 11 Years at First Energy. She was preceded in death by her brother Tony …

Lucille McGinnis passed away peacefully at Manor Care of Barberton on February 20, 2015.   She was born in Los Angeles CA. August 22, 1926 to the late John and Maggie McGinnis.  She then became a lifelong resident of Akron, Ohio. Lucille worked various jobs before beginning her career in dietary at St. Thomas hospital in …

Pastor Benny Williams Devoted husband, father and pastor  Benny Williams, 68, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 13, 2015 in Akron, Ohio. Benny was born November 27, 1946 in Eufaula, Alabama, to Leroy and Annie Lou Williams. In 1965, he moved to East Chicago, Indiana where he met Willa Davis.  They …

“Keep the loving memories alive and she will live with you forever Minister Shirley Jean Sommerville-Shavers, 74, departed this life peacefully on Friday, February 13, 2015. She was born on August 2, 1940 in Akron, Ohio to devoted parents, Clifford and Pauline Sommerville. Minister Shirley was the third eldest of seven sisters and two brothers. She …

Saleema Harris went home to be with the Lord on February 12, 2015.  She was born February 1, 1933 to the late Habeed and Rasheeda (Shelton) Daood.   She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a member of the Akron community and graduated from Central High School. Over the years she …