Obituaries - Baltimore

    Those We Lost in 2017

    Across the Nation Simeon Booker (1918-2017) Booker was a courageous and award winning journalist who put his life on the line to tell the story of Black America during the civil rights movement. (Photo credit: AFRO file...

    Carl Edward Murphy Smith, Father, Brother, Friend

    Carl Edward Murphy Smith, oldest great grandson of AFRO founder, John H. Murphy Sr., died Dec. 15 after a long illness. The Baltimore native and Morgan State University graduate spent most of his career...

    Eva Frances Lockwood, 98

    Eva Frances Lockwood, the widow of the late Dr. William Lockwood, died after a prolonged illness on Aug. 4 at the age of 98. She was the mother of LaVerne Gaither and the late Deborah...

    William Cornish, Devoted Church Man, Dies at 76

    William Joseph Cornish died unexpectedly at the age of 76 on March 5 in Cambridge, Md. Cornish was born in 1940 to Naomi Stanley and Joseph Ulysses Cornish.  Third of four siblings, Cornish was reared...

    Lenora D. Ming-Cobb

    On Friday, February 3, 2017, Lenora D. Ming-Cobb, wife of the late Leroy Cobb, was called home to be with the Lord, one month shy of 103 years.  When she turned 100 on March...

    Gloria Tucker Brown

    Sunset came Wednesday, February 15 in the early afternoon with her husband Bill at her side. Viewing will be at Popes Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, February 24th from 5:00 - 7:30 PM. Services will be...

    Priscilla Gaines Lansey

    Priscilla Gaines Lansey passed away on Dec. 1 as a result of congestive heart failure. Gaines was the first of five children born to Edward Gaines Lansey, Sr. and Martha Priscilla Phillips on Sep....

    Rev. Albert Clayton Greene, Sr.

    The Rev. Albert Clayton Greene, Sr., departed this life after a long illness on November 16, 2016.  Rev. Green, the youngest of five children, was born on April 16, 1923 to the late Rev....

    Dr. Donald W. Stewart, 87

    Dr. Donald W. Stewart, physician in internal medicine, died October 16, 2016 at Towson Manor Care from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Born in Baltimore to Clarence R. Stewart and Naomi Brown Stewart, he graduated from...

    Carolyn Tate Dixon

    Carolyn Tate Dixon, of Ellicott City, MD passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, wife of the late Donald Bernard Dixon, Col. US Army (ret), daughter of the late Theodore and Bernice Tate, and...

    Jesola E. Jones – Retired City Educator

    On August 1, 2016, family and friends paid their respects and said goodbye to retired city educator, Jesola E. Jones, 75 years young at a Mass of Christian Burial at her church, the New...

    Everett Bertram Johnson

    Everett Bertram Johnson, age 95, of Columbia MD, quietly and peacefully departed this life on July 18.  A celebration of life ceremony was held Monday, July 25 at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia, Maryland.  He was buried on...

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