Laura L. Smith, 82, died February 23. Service 11am Saturday, March 9, at Williams Memorial C.M.E. Church.

Catherine Gibbons, 85, died February 26. Service 12noon Saturday, March 9, at Lighthouse Worship Center C.O.G.I.C.

Joanne Gordon, 65, died February 27. Service 1:30pm Saturday, March 9, at Mizell & Kurtz Worship Center.

Lucy Simmons, 81, died February 28. Arrangements are being handled in Chase City, VA.

Juan James, 80, died February 23. Arrangements are pending.

Geroge Rand, Jr., 82, died February 27. Arrangements are pending.

Baron Edwards, 97, died March 2. Arrangements are pending.


Rian Revere, 16, student, died February 29. Service 10am Saturday, March 9, at Morning Star MBC.

Bettye Jane Broughton, 90, MDCPS head custodian, died February 28. Service 11am Saturday, March 9 at St. Paul MBC.

Charles H. Steele, 81, air force aircraft mechanic, died February 29. Service 11am Saturday, March 9, at New Life Chapel.

Neida Crespo, 59, retail, died February 23. Public visitation 12 noon 3pm Saturday, March 9.

Barry E. Moore, Jr., 35, cook. Service 2pm Saturday, March 9, at Jay Johnson Funeral Home.


Baby Ezra Anthony Williams, died January 27, at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Memorial service was held.

Joann Jean Parker, 92, died February 20, at her residence. Memorial service was held.

Johnny Lee Durham, 64, died February 25, at Broward Health Medical Center. Service 11am Monday, March 11, at Manker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel.


Dr. Edward J. Braynon, Jr., 96, died February 25. A viewing will be held on March 8th, from 2 to 5pm at Range Funeral Home, 5227 N.W. 17th Avenue, Miami. The Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will hold a memorial service on Friday, March 8th, at 7 pm in the gymnasium at Florida Memorial University, 15800 N.W. 42nd Avenue, Miami. The Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, March 9th, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 1866 N.W. 53 Terrace, Miami, FL.