• Obituaries

    Gregorie “GP” McKay

    June 23, 2016

    Gregorie “GP” McKay was born on June 10, 1957, the seventh of ten children born to Lewis Sr. (Bubba) and Pauline McKay in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from North Division High School in 1975, where he also served as class president. Always a civic-minded family, the McKays were one of the first to join the… [Read More]

    Lyric Naomi Powell

    June 17, 2016

    Lyric Naomi Powell was born on May 24, 2016 to the union of Dorindra Mitchell and Cameo Powell in Racine, Wisconsin.

    W.S. Banks

    June 17, 2016

    W.S. Banks was born on August 17, 1936 to the union of Mrs. Martha Banks and Mr. Glover Banks, Sr. in Sallis, Mississippi. He was the sixth of ten children. W.S. received his formal education at New Banyon School and Sallis Junior High School.

    Natasha M. Dean Dixon

    June 17, 2016

    April Shané Anderson-Taylor

    June 9, 2016

    April Shané Anderson-Taylor was born on May 11, 1985 to parents Robert (step-father) and Misty Angel and Vada Lewis (biological father) in Champaign, Illinois. She received her elementary education through the Augusta (Georgia), Watertown (New York), Urbana (Illinois) and Franklin (Wisconsin) school systems. April graduated from Franklin High School in 2003. She eventually earned her… [Read More]

    Norma Jean Bledsoe Wiesner

    June 9, 2016

    The breath of life entered Norma Jean’s body on August 22, 1944. Born to Angeline Webb (sharecropper) and James Stevenson (J.S.) Greer, she grew up picking cotton on a farm in Milan, Tennessee. At the age of 12, Norma moved with her family to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in search of a better life.

    Reverend Henry Robinson

    June 9, 2016

    Reverend Henry Robinson was born on October 22, 1933 to the union of the late Charlie and Lina Robinson of Vance, Mississippi.

    Mr. Earl C. Watts

    June 9, 2016

    Mr. Earl C. Watts, one of nine children from the union of father, the late Daniel Watts and mother, Irene Yetas Watts of Tatums, Oklahoma. Earl was born in the town of Tatums Oklahoma on the great date of April 14, 1932. He leaves to cherish his memories: sisters, Marie Morgan of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and… [Read More]

    Earnest L. Daniels

    June 9, 2016

    Earnest L. Daniels, the husband of Luevenia Daniels, was born September 20, 1939 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Elbert Lee and Dorothy Willie Mae (Crawford) Daniels. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Alice (Daniels), Hazel Daniels Matthews, Jewelee Daniels Davis, and Archie S. Daniels.

    Syphrona “Frona” Kane

    June 9, 2016

    Syphrona “Frona” Kane was born on June 15, 1921 in Verona, Mississippi to the union of Eddie and Eliza Bartlett. She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Center Hill Missionary Baptist Church.