Obituaries – Baltimore

  • In Memoriam: G. Franklin Phillips Jr

    Even as a young child J. Franklin Phillips Jr. had a charming smile, manner and a winning personality.  It took him a long way.  “Doll,” as he was affectionately known, was nicknamed by his sister Anastatia as a baby.  When she saw him for the first time, she called him ...

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  • In Memoriam: Mary C. White

    Mary C. White July 23, 1933 - May 4, 2005   Mary’s Favorite Hymn: There is a fountain filled with blood drawn from Emmanuel’s veins; and sinners plunged beneath that flood lose all their guilty stains.   We Love and Miss You! Husband Frank, Mark & June, Myron, Sister ...

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  • Alice Mae Hines Bey

    Alice Mae Hines Bey, born in Scotland Neck, N.C. to the late Louvenia and Frank Hines Sr., grew up in Richmond, Va.; attended Good Shepard Baptist Church and graduated from Armstrong High School. Her early zest for life was apparent from her academic pursuits and her many high school activities ...

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  • Evelyn M. Stokes

    Evelyn M. Stokes of Abingdon, was born in Oak City, N.C., the fifth of seven children to the late Willie C. Jones Sr. and Thelma Lee (Walton) Jones. Mrs. Stokes moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. with her family, where she graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. She later studied accounting at ...

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  • Bertha B. Thornton Milburn McBride

    Funeral services for Bertha B. Thornton Milburn McBride Affectionately known as “Baby Sis” to family and friends will be held at Trinity Baptist Church, 1601 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 on January 31, 2015, Wake 10am and Funeral 11am. She died on January 22, 2015 at Augsburg Lutheran ...

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  • Napoleon Dobson

    Napoleon Dobson, widow of the late Rev. Vernon N. Dobson, died Jan. 27, at her home in Ashburton. She was born in 1927 in Cuero, Texas and, with Rev. Dobson, raised seven children. She taught in the Baltimore school system, after graduating from Coppin College. She leaves to celebrate their ...

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  • Ardis Ocelia Watkins

    Ardis Ocelia Watkins, daughter of the late Thomas and Dora Buckson, was born in Chester, South Carolina, one of seven sisters and brothers. Ardis Buckson moved to Baltimore City to start her adult life. Here she met and married the late Norbon Lafond in 1939 and from this union they were ...

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  • Carl Merton Adair

    Once hailed as an “Outstanding Young Man in America,” Dr. Carl Merton Adair died Jan. 20. Dr. Adair paved the way for excellence in industrial arts in public school and on a college level, having chaired departments at Patterson Junior High School and Coppin State College. His hard work earned ...

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  • Thomas Christopher Jones

    Thomas Christopher Jones was born in Columbus, Ohio, the second of four children. In 1948, Thomas met and married Lillian Campbell, his wife of 66 years and had four children. Jones’ early years were spent working on his family’s farm and attending school in Grove City, Ohio. With the help of a ...

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  • Mildred “Henry” Louise Miller Pettit

    Mildred “Henry” Louise Miller Pettit was born on April 20, 1925 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina to the late Garland Miller and Hattie Forney Miller. She was the youngest of eleven children: Lester, JT, Lonnie, Helen, Viola, Elvee, Florence, Emma, Irene and Idessa – all preceded her in ...

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  • Iris Wicks Lloyd

    Sadly on Friday January 16, 2015, Iris Wicks Lloyd slipped peacefully away at the age of Ninety-Five (95). She was residing at the New Life Healthy Living, Assisted Living facility. Iris was born March 28, 1919 in Baltimore Maryland. She was the oldest of two (2) children (Andrew Jr.) born to ...

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