Obituaries

Clara Jean Malone

June 30, 2016

Clara Jean Malone was born on September 9, 1934 to Lula Etta Gill in Meridan, Mississippi. She received her formal education at St. Joseph Catholic School in Meridan. Clara accepted Christ as her savior at an early age and united with Calvary Baptist Church. She later joined St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Racine, Wisconsin… [Read More]

Lamont Chancey Shields

June 30, 2016

Lamont Chancey Shields was born on September 2, 1980 to Edward Shields and Annie Williams in Chicago, Illinois. He received his formal education from Milwaukee Public Schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Avianna Unique Shaville Davis

June 23, 2016

Avianna Unique Shaville Davis was born on February 13, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Uniqua Collins and Will Davis, Jr.

Robert Earl McGhee

June 23, 2016

Robert Earl McGhee , affectionately known as “Slim” or “Rob Dog”, was born on May 7, 1954 to the late Golden McGhee and Vera L. Reed in Suttle, Alabama. His early childhood years were spent with Geneva Bennett, “Mama G”. By nine years old, his mother remarried following the death of Golden McGhee, and the… [Read More]

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.