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Lee Moore 

It is with a heavy heart that we share news of the passing of Lee Moore, a friend of the community and of The Skanner News.


When Bill Wright visited Golf House in 2012 and becomes emotional looking at his name on the James Standish Trophy in the USGA Golf Museum’s Hall of Champions. (Photo/USGA) 

Wright was born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1936. His family moved to Portland, Ore., when he was 12 and later to Seattle, where Wright was introduced to the game by his father at Jefferson Park.


Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, appears during a portrait session at Capitol Records in Los Angeles on June 12, 2014. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP) 

Wilson, Diana Ross and Florence Ballard made up the first successful configuration of The Supremes, Motown’s first and most commercially successful girl group.


In this Feb. 15, 1978, file photo, Leon Spinks celebrates as his entourage holds him aloft after his 15-round split decision victory over world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali in Las Vegas. Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. died Friday night, Feb. 5, 2021, after battling prostate and other cancers. He was 67. (AP Photo/FIle) 

Leon Spinks won Olympic gold and then shocked the boxing world by beating Muhammad Ali to win the heavyweight title in only his eighth pro fight


Cicely Tyson arrives at night two of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) 

Tyson gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” won a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers’ hearts in “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.”


Maggie Lee Gibson  

Sunrise: March 11th, 1942 Belzoni, MS, Sunset:  December 15th, 2020 Portland, OR


35-year-old Tetteh Kofi was known throughout local churches as a man of faith and a talented musician. He died Nov. 19. (photo courtesy of the family) 

Tetteh Kofi was a vibrant street minister who loved people, says family


Rev. Dr. T. Allen Bethel, Jan. 31, 1953 - Dec. 20, 2020 

Senior pastor of Maranatha Church, president of police accountability coalition, left mark on city


Jacquelyn Dore Merriwether, December 5, 1948 – November 30, 2020 

Jacquelyn Dore Merriwether died peacefully on Nov. 30, 2020 at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington, where she had been admitted a week earlier. She was 71 years old.


Clarence Austin “Papa C” Woods Sr., April 22, 1948 - November 17, 2020 

A memorial service will be held in celebration of Clarence’s life on December 12, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.


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