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Obituaries - Washington D.C.

    In Memoriam: Ocie M. Jackson

    By The AFRO Staff Ocie M. Jackson a high level Department of Defense worker, died at the age of 94 on August 26 at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney, Maryland. She was a native of Oxford,...

    Thomas A. Hart, Sr., 93

    Thomas A. Hart, Sr., 93, former professor and athletic coach at Howard University and executive at Westinghouse Electric Corporation died at the Residences at Thomas Circle in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 5. Mr. Hart...

    Hari Jones, Noted Curator and Historian, Dies at 59

    By Brigette White, Special to the AFRO Hari Jones was the assistant director and curator of the African American Civil War Freedom Foundation and Museum in Washington, D.C., a writer, lecturer, historian, a motivational speaker, a...

    Jessie S. Thomas, 100

    Jessie Shorter Thomas was a proud and witty fourth- generation Washingtonian. On Sept. 16, 2010, she was blessed to celebrate her 100th birthday. Jessie’s life journey began Sept. 16, 1910. She was the fourth...

    Jeanne P. Brown, 77

    Jeanne Yvonne Pinkett Brown was born on March 19, 1935 in Washington, D.C. to the late Alfred and Leland Pinkett. She was the youngest child of a devoted and loving family of seven girls...

    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...

    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...

    Donald E. Mills, 75

    Donald Edward Mills, son of the late William Francis Mills Sr., and Emma Hall Mills was born on June 23, 1936 in Washington D.C. He departed this life on Aug. 26 at the Washington...

    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 and Cora Becton Jarmon. She grew up in Washington, D.C. As...

    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...

    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 Catherine Gainey. Joyce attended Smother’s Elementary, Kelly Miller Junior High and...

    Thomas A. Hart Sr., 93

    Thomas A. Hart Sr., 93, former professor and athletic coach at Howard University and executive at Westinghouse Electric Corporation died at the Residences at Thomas Circle in Washington, DC on January 5. Mr. Hart...
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