Our Obituaries

Joseph Reed Robinson, Sr.

February 28, 1932 - July 20, 2017

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George Franklin Jackson

December 18, 1933 - July 19, 2017

George Franklin Jackson departed this life on July 19, 2017, at Montgomery Hospice, Casey House, Derwood, Maryland due to a long illness. George was born on December 18, 1933 to the late Clinton Jackson and Isabel Thompson Jackson in Seneca, Maryland. His grandparents were the late Basil Jackson and Stella Mills Jackson Thomas. He was the youngest of seven siblings. As a native of Montgomery...
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Ruize Osborne Waters

September 19, 1935 - July 17, 2017

Ruize Osborne Waters, affectionately known to his family and friends as "Hawk," was born on September 19, 1935 in Montgomery County, Maryland to the late Nathan L. Waters and Dorothy E. "Pink" Waters. Ruize grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland, within the enclave of Emory Grove. This community, rooted in the faith and sacrifices of generations, was instrumental in Ruize's spiritual and educational...
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James A. Isreal

December 23, 1932 - July 15, 2017

James Albert Isreal transitioned peacefully to Higher Life on July 15, 2017 at the Community Living Center of the Veteran Affairs Hospital after a brief stay. He was born in Rockville, Maryland in 1932. James entered the Air Force at a young age, served for ten years, including the Korean War. He was an active and beloved member of his community. He worked at NIH for 20 years, enjoyed being a...
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Sherman Dunbar Plummer, Sr.

February 13, 1931 - July 13, 2017

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Henrietta N. Lewis

November 9, 1924 - July 13, 2017

Henrietta Viola Nokes Lewis, fondly known as "Ret" went from labor to reward on Thursday, July 13, 2017. She was born on November 9, 1924, in Poolesville, Maryland to the late Charles and Florence Nokes. Henrietta was born and raised in the Union Wesley AME Zion Church where she was active in the Varick Christian Endeavor Society, many of the youth activities and the Senior Choir. In...
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Mertie Bell Mason

February 7, 1942 - July 7, 2017

Mertie Bell Mason (75), passed peacefully on to God on Friday July 7th, 2017 at holy cross hospital. Born February 7th, 1942, in a rural area of Virginia she was preceded in death by parents Dosey Hall and John Henry Jones. Siblings Dalton Jones, John Washington Jones, and Caletha Embery and her child Chester Lee Jones. Mertie is survived by her sister Mae Anna Bowie, her children Pamela Lee...
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Robert Lee Goodwin, Sr.

June 4, 1932 - July 4, 2017

Robert was born on June 4, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Robert was a resident of Sandy Spring, Maryland.
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Donald Eugene Turner

February 10, 1948 - June 23, 2017

Donald E. Turner "Gene" (Age 69) On Friday June 23, 2017 at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland God called him home. Loving husband of 39 years to Beverly E Turner; father of Donielle R Turner (Cary}, Ninette G Wilson and Tracey A Wilson; eight grandchildren; Kayla, D'Narra, Damorri, Shawnice, Rayvonne, Marcus, Garnet and Damien; four great-great grandchildren; Sha'Kim,...
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Lonnie Patrick Williams

June 5, 1939 - June 23, 2017

Major Lonnie Patrick Williams, U.S. Retired, Special Forces, Green Beret, was born June 5, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has been called to his restful place of glory with his angelic wings. He was born to the late Moses Studivant and Hassie Williams. He was a loving and caring brother to his sister, Ann. He received his education in the Philadelphia School System and graduated from...
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Herbert Alexander Tibbs

November 27, 1930 - June 21, 2017

Hebert Alexander Tibbs was born on November 27, 1930 to the late Charles Henry Tibbs and Alice Laura Hamilton Tibbs. He was first introduced to this home church, namely Mt. Zion UMC as a child where our father would make sure we had some nickels and dimes to put in the offering plate for Sunday School. Herbert's one desire in planning for his passing was to be brought back to where he started...
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John Gleason Myers, Jr.

October 14, 1959 - June 21, 2017

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Emma Jean Prather

May 11, 1928 - June 21, 2017

Emma Jean (Fields) Prather was born on May 11, 1928 in Booneville, Missouri to Smith and Sara Fields. Emma Jean is one of eight children born out of the union of Smith and Sara. At the age of 16, Emma Jean migrated to Maryland to further her education and to work. During her stay in Maryland, she met and married the love of her life Mr. Robert L. Prather Sr. on July 11, 1948. Robert Sr. and Emma...
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Michael Cartwell Davis, Sr.

December 17, 1949 - June 21, 2017

Michael Cartwell Davis, Sr., son of the late Harold Davis and Alveria O'Neal, was born on December 17, 1949 and quietly departed this life on Tuesday, June 21, 2017 at Holy Cross Hospital. Michael was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois until the age of nine. He was the only child until his mother married George J. White, affectionately called "Pop", who also had children. Michael was...
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Betty T. Briscoe

March 3, 1928 - June 18, 2017

Betty Trollinger Briscoe, longtime resident of Rockville, Maryland, passed away on Sunday June 18, 2017 at the age of 89. Betty Margaret was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee on March 3, 1928, just 5 days shy of the 1st birthday of her only brother, Jim. She was raised in Elizabethton and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1946. From a very young age, she knew she wanted to be a nurse...
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Eunice Sandra Prather

September 5, 1943 - June 16, 2017

Eunice Sandra Prather, daughter of the late Forest and Blanche Prather, was born September 5, 1943 in Olney, Maryland. She suddenly departed this life Friday, June 16, 2017 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland. She was the fourth of six children. She was a generous and caring woman but she was also outspoken and very protective of those that she loved. Nothing provided her...
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Beverly Caroline Gamble

March 11, 1960 - June 15, 2017

Beverly Caroline Gamble, 57, of Maryland, passed away at 7:04am on Thursday June 15, 2017 at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Beverly Gamble was born at Providences Hospital in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 1960 to Fredrick and Catherine Gamble. She graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1978 and later attended Washington School for Secretary in D.C. Beverly was employed at...
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Gertrude Winnie Anne Harris

June 21, 1921 - June 15, 2017

Gertrude Harris, the matriarch of her family, entered this life June 21, 1921 and departed this life for eternal rest on June 16, 2017, four days shy of her birthday. God knew how much she could bear and made her transition merciful. Family and friends are thankful God granted her ninety-five years to spend with us. Psalm 73:28 states: ''But as for me, it is good to be near God I have made...
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Sakesha L. Addison

September 16, 1974 - June 14, 2017

Sakesha was born on September 16, 1974 and passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Sakesha was a resident of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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Kathleen Virginia Dean

January 18, 1940 - June 11, 2017

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Mary Virginia Gaither

February 16, 1920 - June 10, 2017

A TIME TO BE BORN: Mary Virginia Gaither was born the second child of eleven children to the late George H. and Augusta Barnes Owens on February 16, 1920 in Beallsville, Maryland. As a child, Gin, as she was affectionately called, grew up in Barnesville, Maryland and within the close-knit community of Stewartown, which is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. A TIME TO PLANT: Virginia...
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Carolyn Elaine Simms

March 25, 1965 - June 7, 2017

Carolyn Elaine Simms passed away peacefully at the age of 52 on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Casey House in Rockville, MD. Carolyn, affectionately known as Carol, was born March 25, 1965 in Kingston, Jamaica, to Blossom Grace (Chin) and the late Trevor Anthony Chuck. Looking for new opportunities, the family moved to the Washington, DC area in the early 1970's to begin a new life. Carol...
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Barbara Jane Herbert

April 27, 1946 - June 6, 2017

Barbara Jane Herbert accepted God's call on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 to join him eternally in the Kingdom of Heaven and into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. Barbara Jane Herbert was born on April 27, 1946 to the late Harvey Milton Mathews and Inez Odessa Holland Mathews. Barbara started her young life in Maryland and later moved to Washington, D.C. where she attended public schools and...
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Jacqueline Elizabeth Starr

November 16, 1953 - June 3, 2017

Jacqueline was born on November 16, 1953 and passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Jacqueline was a resident of Germantown, Maryland.
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Mae Florence Mason

October 3, 1935 - May 31, 2017

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Zhangyi Wu

October 18, 1968 - May 31, 2017

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Eleanor Marie Dougherty

August 13, 1926 - May 31, 2017

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Phyllis A. Anderson

January 9, 1935 - May 29, 2017

Phyllis A. Anderson was born on November 9, 1935 and passed away on May 29, 2017. Ms. Anderson, a native Washingtonian, had a long career in computer training at the Department of Health and Human Services. She was a member of Jerusalem United Methodist Church. Ms. Anderson was active in her community; she served as a missionary for the United Methodist Women's Group and volunteered at...
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Phyllis A. Anderson

November 9, 1935 - May 29, 2017

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Ann James

March 23, 1954 - May 29, 2017

Ann Marie Schade passed away at the age of 63 on Memorial Day, Monday May 29th. She passed away peacefully after fighting long and hard to recover from complications related to emergency surgery. Ann was born in Bethesda, Maryland on March 23, 1954, and graduated in 1972 from John. F. Kennedy High School in Wheaton, Maryland. In 1973, Ann married David Forrest Michael James, and both she...
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Shirley Juanita Ragland

September 2, 1952 - May 28, 2017

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Roland J. Colbert, Sr.

November 24, 1948 - May 27, 2017

Roland Joseph Colbert, better known as Jimmie, was born in Washington, D.C. on November 24,1948 to the late William Edward Colbert and Seona Proctor Colbert. Jimmie was the youngest of six children. During the early years of his life, he lived and attended school in Oxon Hill, MD. Later the family moved to Washington, D.C. Jimmie graduated from Phelps Vocational School in 1967. He lived in...
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Willie Lee Vinson

July 9, 1945 - May 26, 2017

"For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." Ephesians 2:10 NIV A Time To Be Born ... On Monday, July 9, 1945 on a small farm in Courtland, Virginia, Willie Lee Vinson entered this world. Willie Lee Vinson was born to Harvey Vinson and Virginia Vinson. He was the fifth child of six children: Linwood, Leila, Mary, James and...
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Jorge Abilio Otero Vilorio

November 12, 1997 - May 26, 2017

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Althea M. Nottingham

August 7, 1937 - May 26, 2017

Departed this life peacefully on Friday, May 26, 2017. She is survived by two children, Arlene Alfano (Matthew) and Ainsley Nottingham; five grandchildren, Kimberly Hagen (Mathew), James Alfano, Avianna Nottingham, Zakira Nottingham and Stephen Nottingham; two great grandchildren, Alexander Hagen and Arainna Hagen and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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Edward Eugene Thorpe

August 28, 1941 - May 25, 2017

Edward Eugene Thorpe Sr., was born August 28, 1941, in Raleigh, NC. He was the second son of Alton L. Thorpe Sr. and Marie Green Thorpe. He passed away on May 25, 2017, in the presence of his devoted wife, Constance M. Thorpe, and his youngest son, Erick. Edward graduated from J. W. Ligon High school in 1959 and was one of fifteen college scholarship recipients. It was at Hampton Institute,...
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Rutha M. Glover

July 6, 1936 - May 24, 2017

Rutha M. Glover departed this life on May 24, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born in Eagle Springs, NC, July 6, 1936. Rutha was the daughter of Sadie Goins and Joseph Malloy, the sister of Haywood Goins, and she was the former wife of Evans Glover Jr., all of whom proceeded her in death. Rutha was an active member of Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church where she served on the Lord's...
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Wilton Anderson

December 20, 1929 - May 24, 2017

Wilton Anderson lived his first today on December 20, 1929, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the son of the late James and Lulu Anderson, a role that expanded as he became a brother to Ralph, James and Rudolph. He later took on the role of husband of Frances Bishop and father of Wilton, Jr. and Ellen Marlou. Wilton's educational resume is quite accomplished as he graduated from Stanton High...
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Anne Joyce Cosby

April 25, 1941 - May 23, 2017

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Everetta L. Pumphrey

August 3, 1953 - May 22, 2017

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Toni Jane Woods

November 11, 1953 - May 21, 2017

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John Pulliam, Jr.

April 27, 1930 - May 16, 2017

John Pulliam Jr. entered into eternal life with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 16, 2017 at 5:00pm. John was born on April 27, 1930 to the late Mary and John Pulliam Sr. in Camp Hill, Alabama. John gave his life to Christ and was baptized at an early age at New Hope Baptist Church in Camp Hill, Alabama. He was educated in the Tallapoosa County Public Schools and later earned an...
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Sherry Anita Garrison

February 17, 1946 - May 14, 2017

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Ida Lucille Price

December 28, 1949 - May 11, 2017

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Susie Patricia Finley

November 29, 1939 - May 9, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Patricia Finley of Washington, D. C., passed away at the George Washington University Hospital. Ms. Finley was born on November 29, 1939 in Winchester, VA. The daughter of the late Floyd R. Finley II and Nancy Green Finley. She graduated from Anacostia High School in Washington D. C. She worked as a civil servant for the Department of Defense for 47 years, retiring in...
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J.D. Waggoner

July 23, 1926 - May 8, 2017

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John Roy Moore

October 24, 1951 - May 5, 2017

John Roy Moore was born to John and Willie Dean Moore on October 24, 1951 in Jackson, Mississippi, the seventh of eight children.  Buddy, as he was affectionately called by his family, was a humble and generous spirit. His unshakeable faith in God developed at an early age when he gave his life to Christ. John was an exceptional student. In the summer of 1967 he was accepted into the...
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Steven H. Delapp

September 16, 1975 - May 4, 2017

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Adrian F. Barrow-Wallace

May 25, 1951 - May 2, 2017

Adrian Felice Barrow-Wallace born on May 25, 1951 to Althea Crawford and Johnnie Barrow. Adrian was educated in the New York school system. She graduated from Palmer Memorial High School in Sedalia, North Carolina in 1969. After graduation she attended Bishop College in Dallas, Texas. She also attended Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York, during this time she meet the love of her...
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Welford A. Cooper, Jr.

October 17, 1939 - April 29, 2017

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John Edward Mulloon

November 9, 1920 - April 29, 2017

John was born in Trinidad, BWI November 9th, 1920. An only child, he eventually came to America with his maternal grandmother to live with his mother, Irene, and aunts. Later his stepfather Aubrey built, repaired and tuned grand pianos for the rich and famous of NY, with the help of his equally skilled wife Irene in their Bronx storefront. They were proud of their West Indian heritage,...
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John Emerett Colmes

March 31, 1933 - April 29, 2017

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Elaine Lottie Murry

July 18, 1938 - April 28, 2017

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Martin Luther Redman

January 26, 1926 - April 26, 2017

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Janice Lucille Williams

April 24, 1949 - April 26, 2017

Janice Lucille Jones Williams, born April 24, 1948 to the late Adelaide Foreman and Willard Jones in Olney, Maryland. She passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at her residence in Silver Spring, Maryland. Janice attended Sandy Spring Elementary School and Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland. She worked at the Sharon Nursing Home and the Friends Nursing Home in Sandy...
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Alton P. Lee

April 17, 1937 - April 23, 2017

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Qing Xiang Zhao

October 2, 1929 - April 19, 2017

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Wiley Phillip Fowlie

July 31, 1933 - April 19, 2017

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Joan Cobbler

December 30, 1952 - April 19, 2017

Joan Marie Barnes was born on December 30, 1952, to Alexander Barnes and Majorie DeSouza in Kingston, Jamaica. She was raised by her Uncle Alfonso and Grandmother Jane in Denhamtown alongside her other relatives. Joan went on to have three daughters before migrating to the United States in 1979 where she was reunited with her mother in D.C. She started working as an assistant food service...
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Stanley Leroy Prather

July 6, 1945 - April 18, 2017

STANLEY L. PRATHER affectionately known as "Stan the Man" was born on July 6, 1945, in Laytonsville, Maryland, the twelfth of fourteen children of the late Irving G. Prather, Sr. and Mamie B. Prather. He was peacefully called to eternal rest on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD. Stanley was educated in the Montgomery County Public School System. He...
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Alfred Leonard Johnson, Sr.

November 6, 1927 - April 14, 2017

Alfred L. Johnson, Sr. was called home to the Lord suddenly on the morning of Good Friday (April 14, 2017) at his home in Silver Spring, MD. He was preceded in death by his great-grand daughter Leticia Perez; and siblings, Ben, Alice, Walter, Herman, Eddie, Harry, Beatrice, Rufus, Leroy, William, Joseph and Charles. Alfred, affectionately known as Mike, was born in Colesville, MD to the late...
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Larry Hubert Thornton

July 7, 1947 - April 14, 2017

Larry Hubert Thornton, our beloved, entered this world on July 7, 1947 in Washington. D.C. and was called to his heavenly home into the loving arms of God on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Larry grew up in the loving care of the late Joseph and Annie Thornton in Colesville, Maryland. Larry cherished his childhood with Papa Joe. He often spoke fondly and loved bonding with his family, cousins...
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Cynthia Marie Frazier

December 9, 1955 - April 13, 2017

Cynthia Marie "Cindy" Frazier, the daughter of Richard A. "Dickie" Frazier and Mildred E. Frazier was born on December 9, 1955 in Olney, Maryland. She attended the public schools of Montgomery County, Maryland and was a 1973 graduate of Gaithersburg High School. After graduating from high school, Cynthia pursued a successful career in Information Technology as an IT Specialist. She also worked...
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Gladys Virginia Offord

December 16, 1927 - April 11, 2017

Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Daughter of the late William T. and Laura Bowen Bishop. Devoted mother of Jacqueline Stone. Sister of Edward Bishop, Dorothy Tucker, Alice Moore, Mary Robinson, and the late George Bishop and William Bishop. One grand-daughter, Angela Stone. Also survived by a host of relatives and friends. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 19, 2017...
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Irene Trippler

April 18, 1921 - April 9, 2017

Irene was born on April 18, 1921 and passed away on April 9, 2017. Irene was a resident of Montgomery Village, MD.
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Leona Virginia Pendelton Fitz Ramey

March 19, 1928 - April 9, 2017

On April 9, 2017, in Derwood, Maryland. She was a dear friend to Mr. Henry Chaney, Mom to daughter and son Linda and Larry LeBlanc, and Grammy to grandchildren, Aaron, Patrice, and Andre Fitz, Shelly and Eric Nichols, Gina Banning, J.R. Gray, Kevin Jackson, Berkley, Randall, Joseph, Christina and Veronica Robinson. Leona spent her childhood years working on the Snowden farm in Clarksburg, MD. ...
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Chu Der

November 29, 1916 - April 9, 2017

Chu was born on November 29, 1916 and passed away on April 9, 2017. Chu was a resident of Rockville, MD.
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Carolyne Gertrude Dutton

May 29, 1949 - April 4, 2017

Carolyne was born on May 29, 1949 and passed away on April 4, 2017. Carolyne was a resident of Highland, MD.
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Jarmila Frazier-Ogburn

November 16, 1951 - April 2, 2017

Jarmila Gail Frazier, age 65 of Laytonsville, Maryland, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017. She was born to the late John Westley and Lucy Boyd on November 16, 1951. Her father and the six children joined Brooke Grove United Methodist Church (which became Goshen United Methodist Church) at an early age, while her mother maintained membership at Emory Grove United Methodist Church. Gail...
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Larry Hugh Duvall

February 12, 1958 - March 31, 2017

Larry was born on February 12, 1958 and passed away on March 31, 2017. Larry was a resident of Germantown, MD.
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Bea Gordon Veitch

August 19, 1930 - March 30, 2017

Bea was born on August 19, 1930 and passed away on March 20, 2017. Bea was a resident of Silver Spring, MD.
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Carrie Virginia Matthews

May 3, 1929 - March 29, 2017

Carrie V. Matthews "Bunny" departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in Rockville, MD.
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Francisco Cruz Bautista

September 20, 1928 - March 25, 2017

Francisco Cruz Bautista (also known as "KIT") was born on September 20, 1928 to Ireneo and Margarita Bautista in Manila, Phillippines. He passed away on March 25, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Francisco is survived by the love of his life, Elizabeth Bautista; son, Nilo Bautista and wife Tracy: daughters, Dina Davis and husband Carl, Marji Bautista, and Josie Bautista; ...
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Doris Thomas Hackett

April 11, 1936 - March 25, 2017

Doris was born on April 11, 1936 and passed away on March 25, 2017. Doris was a resident of Poolesville, MD.
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Wenpu Ma

December 26, 1930 - March 23, 2017

Wenpu was born on December 26, 1930 and passed away on March 23, 2017. Wenpu was a resident of Rockville, MD.
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James Robert Gregg, Sr.

January 16, 1936 - March 22, 2017

James Robert Gregg, Sr. was born January 16, 1936, in Cullen, Virginia, the fifth of five children born to Maggie Gregg. Jim learned the value of family at an early age. This love and commitment shaped his life and was core to everything he did. Jim accepted Christ while in elementary school and always knew that God would provide a way. His mother was a very strong and religious lady. She and...
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Clifford Edward Kirby

October 1, 1962 - March 20, 2017

Clifford was bornon October 1, 1962 and passed away on March 20, 2017. Clifford was a resident of Rockville, MD.
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Eric Darnell Brooks

January 20, 1958 - March 20, 2017

Eric Darnell Brooks, born January 20, 1958 in Bethesda, Maryland, was the son of the late Cecil E. Brooks, and Dorothy Randolph Brooks. He was the oldest of five children and departed this life on March 20, 2017. His sister Kateri Lynn Brooks preceded him in death. Eric, known to many as "Top Cat"/TC attended Poolesville High School in Montgomery County, where he was an all American football...
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Jimmy Watson Graham

March 9, 1965 - March 20, 2017

Jimmy Watson Graham born on March 9, 1965 to the late Evelyn Graham and Nathanial Mason, departed peacefully from this life on Monday, March 20, 2017. Jimmy (Catfish) graduated from Wootton High School, Rockville, Maryland. He was employed by the State Highway Administration where he spent many years driving the trucks he so loved. Catfish loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed sharing that...
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John Howard Gravlin, Jr.

April 7, 1958 - March 19, 2017

John was born on April 7, 1958 and passed away on March 19, 2017. John was a resident of Silver Spring, MD.
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Rodney Tyrone Davis

January 19, 1938 - March 19, 2017

Reverend Rodney T. Davis was born January 19, 1938 in Rockville, Maryland to the bte Deacon James N. Davis and Deaconess Lucille Davis who were instrumental in the building of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where his grandfather Reverend James WI. Davis and Uncle Reverend Henry Davis were former pastors. He was the youngest of three children. He was preceded in death by his Brother Barge N. Davis and...
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David Finley Cooper

August 15, 1931 - March 16, 2017

David was born on August 15, 1931 and passed away on March 16, 2017. David was a resident of Capitol Heights, MD.
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Philip H. Magwood

December 12, 1920 - March 16, 2017

Philip Hutchinson Magwood was born, December 12, 1920, in Charlestown, South Carolina, to the late William L. Magwood, Sr. and Lucille Hutchinson Magwood. He completed his elementary and secondary education at the Immaculate Conception School. It was there that Philip excelled in sports, both basketball and football. He confessed Christ at an early age and united with the Central Baptist Church...
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Nathaniel Mason

April 19, 1933 - March 16, 2017

Nathanial Oliver Mason passed peacefully in his sleep at his residence in Sugarland Forest. He was born in Montgomery County, MD on April 19, 1933, to the late Charles Edward and Mary Luvenia Johnson-Mason, He was one of ten children. He attended Montgomery County public schools and enjoyed a lifelong career as a building services manager within that system. On November 17,1962, he wed the...
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Joan Celestine Hebron

September 21, 1949 - March 14, 2017

On March 14, 2017 in Germantown, Maryland daughter of the late James and Velma Hebron, Godmother of Carlesha Douglas, Niece of Eleanora Johnson and Ella Mae Johnson, Sister of Viola, Leon, Josephine (Phine), James, Betsy, Maurice, Leona, Penny, Sally and Nancy. Special Cousin Sheila Swales-Simmons. She leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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Gilbert Odhiambo Ogonji

September 3, 1939 - March 13, 2017

Dr. Gilbert Benjamin Odhiambo Ogonji was born in Kisii, Kenya to the late Mwalimu Zedekiah Ogonji and the late Elseba Oneya Ogonji. His primary education was accomplished in Kisii, Kenya. Dr. Ogonji earned his undergraduate degree from Hope College in Holland, MI, receiving BA degrees in Biology and Chemistry in 1964. He continued his education at Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, earning a MS in...
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Virgie Anna Christian

July 24, 1943 - March 11, 2017

Virgie was born on July 24, 1943 and passed away on March 11, 2017. Virgie was a resident of Germantown, MD.
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Willie Frank Brooks, Sr.

January 8, 1935 - March 8, 2017

Willie Frank Brooks Sr., (Fatbuddy) passed away peacefully at his home in Gaithersburg, Maryland, he was born in Tuskegee, Alabama to the late Mary Cloud and Frank Brooks. He was the second of four siblings. He departed this life March 8, 2017 from natural causes at the age of 82. Willie migrated with some of his buddies to Gaithersburg, Maryland each year while in high school to work at "the...
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Georgia Campbell Brown

July 29, 1915 - March 5, 2017

Georgia was born on July 29, 1915 and passed away on March 5, 2017. Georgia was a resident of Germantown, MD.
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Donald Morgan, Jr.

December 8, 1967 - March 4, 2017

Our Beloved Son, Brother, Father, and Friend Donald was born December 8, 1967, in Washington, D.C. He was the second of five children. Donald was predeceased at an early age by his father Donald Morgan. Donald was educated in the Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County Maryland School systems where he excelled in all subjects. After graduating Wheaton High School in 1985, Donald enlisted in...
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Charles Holmes Lincoln, Sr.

July 11, 1961 - February 28, 2017

Minister Charles H. Lincoln, Sr. passed on February 28, 2017 in Laurel, MD. Husband of Gwendolyn A. Lincoln; father of Charles H. Lincoln, II, Channing H. Lincoln and Patrice Ellerbe; son of Delores H. Lincoln (Willis); sisters, Kimberly Lincoln- Stewart, Valerie Clayton and Toni Durden; mother-in-law Florine Bumbray; father-in-law Jerome Bumbray and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Roberto Jorge Legister

August 7, 1929 - February 25, 2017

Roberto was born on August 7, 1929 and passed away on February 25, 2017. Roberto was a resident of Frederick, MD.
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Kyle William McKinley

November 30, 1984 - February 23, 2017

Kyle was born on November 30, 1984 to Jamie McKinley and Joel Price and passed away on February 23, 2017. Kyle was very adventurous. He loved the outdoors. He loved to travel all over the world. Kyle is the father of Lily, Connor and a baby on the way with his fiancé Shirlene. Kyle was always seeking activities that helped others in any way he could. Kyle is a former Army man where he served for...
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Thomas Wade Jackson, Sr.

August 30, 1927 - February 23, 2017

Thomas Wade Jackson, Sr. was born on August 30, 1927 to the late Estella Beatrice Fisher and Charles Raymond Jackson Sr. in Poolesville, Maryland. His two brothers, Charles Raymond Jackson, Jr. and William Henry Jackson preceded him in death. Thomas married the late Nancy Lucille Mercer and from this union four children were born. Thomas attended Maryland public schools. He graduated from...
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Benjamin Harold Randolph, Jr.

September 5, 1937 - February 20, 2017

Benjamin Harold Randolph Jr. (Boo Jr., Bennie, Ben) received his heavenly wings on Monday February 20th 2017. He was the loving husband of Roxann Randolph. Born on September 5,1937 in Washington, DC, and was the son of the late Benjamin Randolph, Sr. and Beulah Owens Randolph. Ben was a lifetime and devoted member of West Montgomery United Methodist Church, where he served on the Trustee Board...
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Gloria Hansey Green

August 1, 1946 - February 19, 2017

Gloria was born on August 1, 1946 and passed away on February 19, 2017. Gloria was a resident of Montgomery Village, MD.
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Sue Pan Lee

May 28, 1941 - February 19, 2017

Sue was born on May 28, 1941 and passed away on February 19, 2017. Sue was a resident of Rockville, MD.
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Martha Miller Moore

January 29, 1946 - February 18, 2017

Martha was born on January 29, 1946 and passed away on February 18, 2017. Martha was a resident of Montgomery Village, MD.
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Clayton Edward Gaither

February 13, 1949 - February 17, 2017

Clayton E. Gaither "Peter of Silver Spring, Maryland departed this life on Friday, February 17, 2017. Son of the late Jerry Gaither, Jr. and the late Thelma D. Gaither. Brother of the late Audrey Carney and the late Jerry "Henry" Gaither, III. He leaves to cherish his memory; daughter Nakia Burton, son's Illya Johnson and Christopher Brown; brother's Steven Reddix, William Jackson, Jack...
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Guy Johnson

August 14, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Reverend Johnson was born on August 14, 1933 and passed away on February 13, 2017. Reverend Johnson was a resident of Washington, D.C.
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