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M. K. Nickleberry died on July 29. He was 88. A public viewing will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4 and Wednesday Aug. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Terry Family Funeral Home, 2337 N. Williams Ave. The service will be held Thursday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. at New Song Community Church ...


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Lillian Lucille Glass has died. She the daughter of the late Allen Glass and Katie (Robinson) Glass, was born in Somerville, Alabama on Sept. 5, 1908. At an early age she accepted Christ and became a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Hartselle, Ala. Ms. Glass moved to Portland from Birmingham, Ala. in the early 1940s ...


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Brady Brookins has died. He was born on July 25, 1956 in Sylacauga, Ala. He was the fifth child of Jimmy Kater Brookins and Raycene Rogers-Brookins. He attended East Highland High School. After high school he went into the military. He was last stationed in Fort Lewis, Wa. He received an Honorable Discharge from the military and made Portland, Ore. his home. ...


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Marvis Lee Lambert was born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas on September 3, 1938 to the late Marvin Lambert and Everline Jacobs-Lambert, and was reared by his beloved step-father James Thomas Jacobs. He was an avid fisherman and lover of sports. He was brought up in the fear and admonition of God at the Longview Methodist Church. He was educated in the Drew County Public School System in Lacey, Ark. During Marvis' vocational career he was employed by Portland Ship Yard, Ron Tonkin Chevrolet, Crown Zellerbach, and after 30 years of loyal service retired in 1998 from Oregon Steel Mill ...


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Aaron B. Pruitt died on May 16. He was 49. Aaron was born Dec. 22, 1959 in Birmingham, Ala. to Callie K. Pruitt and Askew Benson. Aaron B. Pruitt, there isn't enough words to explain such a dedicated, loving, successful, remarkable man. He was a hero in many eyes, especially his kids. ...

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Spring Yvonne Sims died on May 27. She was 54. Spring was born March 29, 1953 to Ora Lee Martin and Frank Sims in Portland. Spring attended Woodlawn Elementary school and Adams High School. She loved to read, study and research the fields of law, medicine and religion. Spring also learned to read and write in the Hebrew language. ...

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Robert Joe Ward (Baby Joe) died on July 12. He was 69. Robert was born July 23, 1939 in Bryan, Texas to John Aaron Ward and Vallene Rayford-Ward Henry. He was the youngest of six children. He was educated in Bryan, Texas and a member of the U.S. Military where he was stationed in Germany. ...

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My Father's House Ministries

My Father's House Ministries invites you to a special night with Pastor Larry Hutch. On Friday, July 31st at 7pm, at Irvington Covenant Church, 4046 NE Martin Kuther King Jr. Blvd. Corner of NE Shaver and MLK ...


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An emotional Memorial leaves another lasting impression

The world's greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson, made one final jaw dropping and tear drawing appearance when Andrae Crouch's gospel group brought him into the Staples Center to the melody of "Soon and Very Soon," in an emotional memorial televised to billions on July 7
For the estimated 20,000 on hand at the same arena where Jackson rehearsed for the final time just days before his death, his celebration of life brought home the harsh reality that the most generous entertainer the world has ever known is gone.

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Former Oakland Tribune owner broke glass ceilings

Nancy Hicks Maynard, the first Black female reporter at The New York Times who, with her husband, became publisher of the Oakland Tribune and the founder a renowned institute that trains minority journalists, has died. She was 61. ...


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