09 18 2014
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Earmie Colbert, 76

Earmie Colbert died on Sept. 20. He was born in Hugo, Okla. on July 13, 1933 to the parents of Primer Colbert and Odessa B Ware. Earmie was a member of the Choctaw Indian Tribe in Hugo. He attended Booker T. Washington High School and went to Paris Junior College. Following college, Earmie joined the Army in 1953; He lived in Houston and Salt Lake City until he making his home in Portland in 1967. Once in Portland he worked for Portland Auto Auction, Portland Progress Cleaning Service and the U.S. Postal Service ...


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Arthur Campbell, 60

Arthur Campbell died on Sept. 18. He was born in Shreveport Louisiana on Dec. 10, 1948 to the parents of Arthur Campbell Sr. and Gussie M. Campbell...


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Edward Smith Dines, 'Louisiana Ed'

Sept. 2, 1931 - Sept. 4, 2009

Edward Smith Dines, known to many in Portland as "Louisiana Ed," has died. Ed and his wife Doris, of forty-eight years, migrated from Louisiana to Portland in the late 1960's in search of a better life than the South afforded at that time.


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Racquiya Nins, 12

Although she was so young, she spread a lot of love.

Racquiya attended Woodland and Rosa Parks elementary schools, as well as George Middle School. She was an honorary member of God 'N Charge Ministries, a community based, non-profit organization that uses the arts to spread the word and love of God.


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Denise Lacour, 61,

Sports Fan and Traveler

Velma Denise LaCour, a beaming ray of light for family and friends in Portland, Denver and Los Angeles, died earlier this summer after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. She was 61.


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