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Obituaries - Washington D.C.

    Ralph Dawson Matthews, Jr., 86

    Ralph Dawson Matthew, Jr., 86, died April 3, 2014 in Adelphi, MD will be memorialized in a Jazz-themed service on Saturday, July 19, 2014...  

    Angus P. Wood Jr, 86

          Angus P. Wood Jr., husband of Pauline Hendricks Wood, was born in Richmond, Va., June 30, 1926, the second child of Angus Percy Wood Sr., of Richmond, Va. and Mozelle Anderson Wood...

    Abner Sampson, 78

    Abner “Sam” Sampson Sr. was born Oct. 6, 1932, to the late Clarence and Pearline Faulkner Sampson in Goldsboro, N.C. Sam graduated from Dillard High School in Goldsboro, N.C., where he played football and...

    James Nero Remembered as Energetic, Dedicated Leader

    James Nero may not have been on the front pages of the District's newspapers or a television star but he made a profound impact in his community and his church. Nero, a resident of the...

    Robert Merritt Jr., 86

    Robert Merritt Jr. (Bob) was born on Oct. 11, 1926, in Henderson, Ky. He was the son of the late Allena Grizzard. He had one sister who he looked up to and adored, the late...

    Anne B. Turpeau, 88

    Anne Stuart Brock Turpeau was born March 6, 1926 in Charleston, W.Va. Anne and her husband Michel M. Turpeau resided in Washington, D.C. for over 40 years. She was the loving aunt of many...

    Fred A. Brown El, 63

    Fred Allen Brown was born on June 8, 1950 in Washington, D.C., to the late Joseph and Edith Nicholas. On Feb. 21, 2013, he transitioned from his earthly life to his heavenly home. Fred was...

    Lt. Wylie W. Seldon, Jr., 93

        On Dec. 17, 2012, Lt. Wylie W. Selden Jr., World War II Tuskegee Airman, passed away peacefully and comfortably at his Springhouse Assistant Living home in Silver Spring, Md. Wylie, “Cool Papa,” served...

    Howard C. Ury, 74

    Howard C. Ury was born and raised in Washington, D.C. along with his younger sister, Venessa. He was the only son of Howard N. and Ruth Wilkins Ury, who both preceded him in death....

    Gloria E. Cobbs, 82

     Gloria Elizabeth Cobbs, the youngest of three children, was born on August 30, 1931, to the late James and Bertha Cobbs, in Roanoke Va. She accepted Christ early in life and was a member...

    Edward Winslow, 72

    Edward M. Winslow, Jr., “Eddie Moe,” Owner and Operator of Providence Opticians, dies at 72 (D.C.) Edward Murphy Winslow, Jr. made his transition on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. He was born in Wise County, Virginia...

    Gia R. Jones, 36

    Gia Rondora Jones “GiGi” was born on April 2, 1976 to the late Deacon Ronald A. Jones and Amy Ann Anthony Jones at Columbia Hospital for Women in Northwest Washington, D.C. At an early age,...

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