Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Thelma L.J.V. Groomes, 100

Thelma Lucille Jarmon Vass Groomes was born Jan. 3, 1911, in Kinston, N.C. An only child, she was born to Ozias “Rev. Otis” Jarmon...

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...

Benjamin S. Johnson

Benjamin Scott Johnson was born April 1, 1928 in Perryman, Md. on the shores of the Susquehanna River. He was the son of James...

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....

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...

Diane Jordan, 58

On February 21, 2013, the Lord called Diane Jordan from her labor to reward. God blessed the late Emily and Silas Jordan Sr., with...

Joyce E. Gainey, 45

Joyce Ellen Gainey was born on August 22, 1966 at Freeman’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. Joyce was the youngest child born to Jerome and...

Alameda T. Hansborough, 96

Alameda T. Hansborough, a native of Washington, D.C. departed this life peacefully, with her son by her side, September 27, 2013. She was born...

Mildred H. Blackwell, 92

Mildred Hayes Blackwell was born to the late Annie Hayes Dade and James Dade on June 26, 1919 in Richmond, Va. At age 5, she...

Ralph B. Thomas Jr., 28

Ralph Bernard Thomas Jr., aka “BJ” and also known to many as “Sleepie,” the son of Ralph Bernard Thomas Sr. and Rosetta Dolorse Thomas,...

Dr. Geraldine Harper-Carter

Dr. Geraldine Harper-Carter of Reston, longtime teacher in D.C. Public Schools who retired in 2004 died July 21, 2014, in Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center...

Willis J. Martin

Willis Jefferson Martin was born in Decherd, Tenn. and raised in Gary, WV. He graduated Cum laude from Bluefield State College in W. Va....