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Sue Carolyn Carey was born in Vanport, Oregon on Nov. 4, 1944, to Rev. Booker T and Mrs. Gracie Carey. Sue was employed as a cook at the Oregon Health Science University; Language Arts Teacher at Sabin Elementary School; USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Coordinator with the Albina Ministerial Alliance Family Day & Night Care, and Health Coordinator at Albina Head Start


Teacher, Catlin Gable Lower School, Portland Oregon

Our beloved Aunt Eva died peacefully in her sleep at home.  She was the third child of seven children born to Ralph and Susie Green, in Burleson County, Caldwell, Texas.  All have preceded her in death. Eva was not afraid of work; however, she decided to better her living conditions by continuing her education.


Dr. Lewis was also one of the founders and board members of Oregon's first Black bank, American State Bank (formerly Freedom Bank of Finance)

Dr. Booker T. Lewis Jr. died on July 20, 2011 in Portland, Or., at the age of 88. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 28, at St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church, 120 NE Knott Street, with the interment to follow at Willamette National Cemetery.

Best known for 'Yakety Yak' and other R&B Hits

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Carl Gardner, original lead singer of the R&B group the Coasters, has died in Florida. He was 83.
Gardner's wife Veta said her husband died Sunday at a Port St. Lucie hospice following a long bout with congestive heart failure and vascular dementia.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, the Coasters had a string of hits in the late 1950s


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