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She retired from the City of Seattle Municipal Courts after 20 years of service

Chermaine Lombard-Hayes died peacefully at home in the early morning of March 17, 2013. Chermaine was born to Louis and Lucille (Douroux) Lombard in Algiers, La., Nov. 5, 1931.


His legacy as a Black publisher is an important part of Portland history

Portland Observer Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Charles H. Washington died Saturday. He was 60 years old.


The cause of death will be determined through an autopsy

(CNN) -- Sherman Hemsley, who played the brash George Jefferson on "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons," died Tuesday at 74, his booking agent said.


Williams was the first state Affirmative Action Director advising Gov. Bob Straub

Portland businessman, youth advocate and public servant Harold Williams Sr. has passed away after suffering a stroke last week. A towering figure on the Portland landscape for more than 50 years, Williams many achievements include serving as Oregon's first Affirmative Action Director, reporting to Gov. Bob Straub.


Through her strong-willed nature, she governed her life with grace, dignity, dedication and will

Evelyn Burell was born Earline-"Evelyn" Deloris Bowden on Jan. 12, 1942, in the little town of Osceola, Ark. On June 25, 2012, at the age of 70, the Lord called Evelyn home to be at peace.


Homegoing Service at 11am at Maranatha Church of God, 4222 NE 12th Ave.

Dorothy Mae Davis, 57, of Portland, OR, died Monday, June 18, 2012


Williams worked with IBEW Local #36 in Oregon and was employed with them for nearly 30 years

Services for Mark James Williams are Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 400 S. Andresen Rd. in Vancouver.


He was Pastor at Highland United Church of Christ for many years

A celebration of his life is scheduled at Concordia University – Hagen Center, 2811 NE Holman Street, Sunday, April 29 from 6 – 9 p.m.


November 7, 1944 – April 16, 2012

Hilton 'Buzz' Ward, 67 years of age, passed away Monday April 16, 2012 at home in Portland, Ore.


Bethune was the man behind the scene for many local families of color who were able to achieve their dream of buying a home

Clarence Bethune, community organizer and friend to many, passed away last week from a stroke.


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