Deborah Ann Sutton

October 10, 2014

Sutton, Deborah Ann, 61, was called home on October 10, 2014. She is survived by her daughters, Tisa Browder (Kyrus), Kendra Singleton (Mark), and Keisha Sutton; step-son, Shawn Moore; half-brothers, Edward Wilson and Roger Wheeler; and four grandchi

Raymond B. Ashby

October 10, 2014

Ashby, Raymond B., 71, of Hollywood, FL, passed away on October 10, 2014. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Cable Baptist Church, 314 S. Wenzel Street, with interment in Louisville Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at R

Hazel F. Rice

October 10, 2014

Rice, Hazel F., 77, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home.

Marc Rafael Easton

October 1, 2014

Easton, Marc Rafael, 65, passed away on October 1, 2014. He was a member of First Virginia Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his daughter Marcia Easton; mother, Melvena Easton; siblings, Chamel Easton-Gray and Eric Easton; grandchil

De'Bron DaeTerry Reliford

October 1, 2014

Reliford, De’Bron DaeTerry, Infant, passed away on October 1, 2014. He is survived by his parents Shauntay and Quentin Reliford; siblings, Jayonna and Jaleah Meriweather, David Horton, and Quentin Reliford, Jr.; and grandparents, Deborah Macklin an

Henry C. Laird, Jr.

September 24, 2014

Laird, Henry C. Jr., 53, passed away on September 24, 2014. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother Mary V. Laird. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Pearl Laird; 3 children, Margarita Maddox (James),

John H. Jolley, Jr.

September 23, 2014

Jolley, John H. Jr., 28, passed away on September 23, 2014. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014 followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Hill Street Baptist Church, 2203 Dixie Hwy. Interment will be in Green Meadows Cemetery.

Helen Britton

September 22, 2014

BRITTON, Helen Smith, 68, passed away Monday, September 22, 2014. Visitation: 11 AM Friday, September 26, 2014 followed by 1 PM funeral service at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 So. Preston Street.

Susie Mae Truett

September 18, 2014

Truett, Susie Mae, 92, passed away on September 18, 2014. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter Donna Yarbrough; stepson, Jessie Truett; sister, Emma Murray; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and niece, Ta

Billy Foxx

September 15, 2014

Foxx, Billy, 56, of Willow Grove, PA passed away on September 15, 2014. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr Drive. Interment will be in Gr

Clinton Thomas Wright

September 13, 2014

Wright, Clinton Thomas, 39, passed away on September 13, 2014. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 20, 2014 with funeral to follow at 1 p.m. at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 443 E. Kentucky Street. Arrangements by Rodgers-Awkard &

Booker T. Ballenger

September 13, 2014

Ballenger, Booker T., 76, passed away on September 13, 2014. He is survived by his children Angie Wilson and Damon Wilson; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Geraldine Hogan; other relatives and friends. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Thurs

Chauncey Delray Miles

September 10, 2014

Miles, Chauncey Delray, 23, died on September 10, 2014. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2014 with funeral to follow 1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church 3540 Garland Avenue, with interment in Green Meadows Cemetery. Arrangements by Rodger

Everett Roosevelt McGlothin

September 8, 2014

McGlothin, Everett Roosevelt, “Livingswell”, “Keith”, 67, passed away on September 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife Mary McGlothin; children, Lawanda Nash, Tiffany Nash, Roosevelt Keith Nash, Kenneth and Altonie Goins; sister-in-laws, Ther

Raymond Brookins

September 1, 2014

Brookins, Raymond, 65, passed away on September 1, 2014. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Hill Street Baptist Church, 2203 Dixie Hwy. Arrangements by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Pre

Joseph A. Simpson

August 26, 2014

Simpson, Joseph A., 60, died on August 26, 2014. Visitation and funeral services on Saturday, September 6, 2014 10 a.m. Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home 951 S. Preston Street.

James Grant "Jimmy" Pendleton

August 22, 2014

Pendleton, James Grant “Jimmy”, 57, passed away on August 22, 2014. He is survived by his children, Kesha Stewart, James Pendleton, Jr., Christopher Faulkner, Eric Faulkner, and Avery Carter; siblings, Toby Grant (Mildred), and Paula Grant-Conley

George Willie Jones

August 18, 2014

Jones, George Willie, 64, died on August 18, 2014. Visitation Sunday, August 24, 2014 Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home 951 So. Preston Street. Funeral Monday 12 p.m. at Facts Of Faith Christian Ministry Church. Arrangements by Rodgers-Awkard

LaJuan R. Gordon

August 16, 2014

GORDON, LaJuan R. 30, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. Visitation and funeral services Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11 a.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home 951 So. Preston Street.

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James R. Brown

August 15, 2014

BROWN, James R. “Scottie” 74, passed away August 15, 20`14. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church, American Legion Post #45, NAACP, Blackhorse Association, Southern Cross , Masonic Lodge #41, and an Army veteran. Survivors include: his c

Donald M. Dorsey

August 12, 2014

Dorsey, Donald M. passed away August 12, 2014. He is also survived by his father, Donald K. Jones. Visitation 11 AM Tuesday August 19, 2014 followed by funeral at 1 PM at New Zion Baptist church, 1501 Louis Coleman, Jr. Drive. Interment: Green Me

Scott Henry Harris

August 9, 2014

Harris, Scott Henry, 93, passed away on August 9, 2014. He was a member of Brown Memorial CME Church, retiree of Brown & Williamson, and U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by his loving wife of 75 years Minnie Harris; children, Barbara Harris and Sand

Willie Newbern Thaxton

August 8, 2014

Thaxton, Willie Newbern, 72, passed away on August 8, 2014. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Mae Thaxton; children, Byron Thaxton (Tyniski), Jocque Thaxton, and Barquett Lee (Jackie); sister, Lavada Wedell

Thyra Inez Furman

August 8, 2014

Furman, Thyra Inez, 43, passed away on August 8, 2014. She is survived by her husband Joseph L. Furman, Jr.; children, Joseph Michael S., and Jannee Camille Furman; and mother, Kyra Anglin. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday August 15, 2014 followed b

Ida Irene Carlton

August 7, 2014

Carlton, Ida Irene, 62, passed away on August 7, 2014. She is survived by her children Amita, Alita, and I’Thron Britt; siblings, Regina Lee, Anthony, Patrick, Andre’, and Sheila Britt; 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation will

Lena P. Mills

August 7, 2014

Mills, Lena P., 76, passed away August 7, 2014. She is survived by her son, Donald Mills. Visitation will be Tuesday August 12, 2014 from 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home, 951 S. Preston St. Int

Patricia Elaine Robinson

August 6, 2014

Robinson, Patricia Elaine, 68, died on August 6, 2014. Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home

Diane E. Burks

August 6, 2014

BURKS, Diane E., 68, passed away August 6, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons.

Bessie Mae McCain

August 4, 2014

McCain, Bessie Mae (nee Malone), 89, was called home to be with her Savior on August 4, 2014. She was a member of Greater Galilee Baptist Church. She leaves two great nieces to cherish her memory, Brandi Renee Miles and Shawntell Shannae Mile

Albert Murphy

August 4, 2014

Murphy, Albert 59, passed away on August 4, 2014. He was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Stanton, TN. He is survived by his son Andre Ellis; siblings, Corine Murphy, Ella Mae Murphy, Margaret Jean Murphy, JoAnn Pete, Alma Olivia Mur

Anthony Webb

August 3, 2014

Webb, Anthony, 63, passed away on August 3, 2014. He is survived by his wife Doris Webb; children, Latarsha and Gregory Webb; sisters, Mayme Clayton, Lavern Cox (William), Arnetta Johnson, Debra Nelson, and Patricia Vincent (Ralph); special friend, N

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Harry L. Young Sr.

August 1, 2014

Young, Harry L. Sr., 61 passed away on August 1, 2014. He was a member of Greater Friendship Baptist Church and U.S.M.C. Veteran. He is survived by his wife Linda M. Young; children Harry L. Young, Jr., Ra’Shawn Woods, Tanea Woods, Annette Simon, a

William W. Woodard Jr.

August 1, 2014

Woodard, William W. Jr., 54, a native of Charleston, SC passed away on August 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents William W. Sr., and Emma Woodard. He is survived by his better half, Vicki Daugherty; and sister, A. Woodard. Visitation wi

Melvin Lee "Sugar" White

July 29, 2014

White, Melvin Lee (Sugar), 60, passed away on July 29, 2014. He is survived by his children, Fred Stoner, Latasha Gomis (Francois), Melody White, and Ta’Mya White; siblings, Hattie Helm, Thomas White, Catherine Sweeney, Joseph White (Earnestine), a

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Charles R. Thomas Jr.

July 29, 2014

Thomas, Charles R. Jr., 68, passed away on July 29, 2014. at Norton Healthcare Pavilion. He was a retiree of Yellow Freight Company after 25 years of service and a U. S. Army Veteran. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Shirley D. Thomas; his d

Ruby Merritt

July 28, 2014

Merritt, Ruby, 69, passed away on July 28, 2014. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 with funeral service to follow at noon at Stoner Memorial Baptist Church, 1127 W. Oak Street. Arrangements by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons, 951 S. Preston St

Geneva Elizabeth Cheatham

July 28, 2014

Cheatham, Geneva Elizabeth, 72, passed away on July 28, 2010. Visitation will begin at 10 am Thursday, July 31, 2014 with funeral to follow at noon at Greater Faith Church of Deliverance, 5720 Outer Loop, with interment in Louisville Cemetery. Arra

Michael T. Thomas Sr.

July 19, 2014

THOMAS, Michael T., Sr., 53, passed away July 19, 2014. Visitation: Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 3 PM followed by 4 PM funeral service at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman, Jr. Drive. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons.

Kimberly Marie Burr

July 16, 2014

Burr, Kimberly Marie, 45, passed away on July 16, 2014. She is survived by her children Tikisha Taylor, Saisha Burr, Micah Burr, and Marcayla Warr-Azerot; siblings, Raymonia Burr, Robinlynn Scott, Tonya Hudson, William Woods, Jr.; three grandchildren

Jeffrey Donell Belton

July 16, 2014

Belton, Jeffrey Donell, 55, passed away on July 16, 2014. Visitation will be 11 am Thursday, July 24, 2014 followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Star Hope Baptist Church, 5009 E. Indian Trail. Interment will be in Louisville Cemetery. Arrangem

Rosa Rose

July 13, 2014

Rose, Rosa, 82, passed away July 13, 2014. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church, and a former employee of Our Lady of Peace and AARP/Foundation. She is survived by her sons, Alaric P. (Betty) of Detroit, MI, and Michael J. Thomas (Jane).

Reverend Ruth Cecilia (Hobby) Miller

July 12, 2014

Miller, Reverend Ruth Cecilia (Hobby), 59, passed away on July 12, 2014. She was an associate minister of Riverview Baptist Church and former director for the Lydia House. She is survived by her children Wilbur, Tracy, and Mary Browning, and Jamal

Troy Anthony Kitchens

July 10, 2014

Kitchens, Troy Anthony, 21, died on July 10, 2014. Visitation: 11 am today with funeral at 1 p.m. at Rutledge Baptist Church, 6690 Rutledge Rd. Rodgers- Awkard & Lyons -

Verlynda Smith Wylyne

July 9, 2014

Wylyne Verlynda Smith, 70, also known as “Lynda” went to be with her Heavenly Father in the early afternoon on July 9, 2014 after a very brave and valiant fight against an illness. She was born in Pulaski, TN to Ed and Clyde Gordon who prece

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Bishop Luke C. Nichols

July 1, 2014

NICHOLS, Bishop Luke C. 86, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Survivors: his loving wife, Violet E. Nichols; 4 daughters: Janet K. Lewis, Kathy R. Clark (Dennis), Vicki L. Hill (Erkins), Celeste Y. Nichols; 3 sons: Michael E. Nichols (Linda), Ma

Nathaniel E. Stewart

Stewart, Nathaniel Edward, 69, passed away on March 6, 2015 in Southfield, MI. He is survived by his wife Dubonnet Stewart; and children, Nathaniel, Jr., Alexander, and Mark Stewart. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Saturday with funeral service to follow

Chandler, Adam Christopher, 34, passed away March 26, 2015. Visitation will 1 p.m. Friday at New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive, followed by the funeral at 3 p.m. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funeral Home

Mary Virginia Anderson

Anderson, Mary Virginia, 58, passed away April 27, 2015. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Christ’s Church for our Community, 1226 Krupp Park Drive, with the funeral Tuesday at 1 p.m. Professional services by Rodgers-Awkard & Lyons Funera

Fugett Lynn

Fugett, Lynn, 45, passed away on April 21, 2015. She is survived by her children Carnell and Mareshah Fugett, and Far’rell, Sr. and Ne-Vale Sanders; parents; Rev. Robert Carr and Jacqueline Fugett; siblings, Phillip and Isiah Fugett; and 4 grandchi

Christopher Boyd Johnson

Johnson, Christopher Boyd, 38, passed away. He is survived by his wife, Laketa Johnson; mother Sona Unseld; and children, Ya'nia C. Johnson, Justin Lindsey, Anthony Slaughter, Isaiah White. Visitation is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16. at Ro