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Obituaries - Washington D.C.

    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...

    Berdie O. Odom, 85

    Berdie Onez Odom was born Feb. 12, 1925, in Florence County, S.C., to the late Ola and Janie McWhite. She attended Florence County public schools and graduated from Wilson High School in 1945. She...

    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...

    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...

    Pocahontas S. Outlaw, Age 81

    On March 18, 2014 Pocahontas “Pokie” S. Outlaw passed away in her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on August 2, 1932 to Kermit and Sarah Jane Edwards Swinson. In 1936...

    Barnette R. Holston Sr.

    Barnette Rhetta Holston Sr., also known as Barney, the son of the late Rosa Carter Holston and Ned Rhetta transcended this life on Feb. 17, 2013. He was born in Trafford, Ala. His parents...

    Ruth C. Hall, 93

    Ruth C. Hall died on March 4, 2013, after a long illness. She was 98 years old. Born on December 23, 1914, in Washington, D.C. to the late Mary F. Rose, she was an...

    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...

    Katherine H. Martin, 98

    Mother Katherine H. Martin daughter of the late Herman and Elizabeth Taylor of Washington, DC, after a long battle with multiple illnesses went to sleep in Jesus, Nov. 21, 2012. Katherine was born April...

    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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    Robert Leroy Barnes, 88

    Robert Leroy Barnes affectionately known as “Roy” departed this life on October 9, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88. Roy was born November 27, 1924 in Mecklenburg County, Va....

    A. Knighton Stanley, 76

    Alfred Knighton (Tony) Stanley was born July 15, 1937 in Dudley, N.C. He was the youngest of five children of the Rev. Joseph Taylor Stanley and Kathryn Turrentine Stanley. It was in tiny Dudley...

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