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.
Portland Observer Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Charles H. Washington died Saturday. He was 60 years old.
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.
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.
Services for Mark James Williams are Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 400 S. Andresen Rd. in Vancouver.
A celebration of his life is scheduled at Concordia University – Hagen Center, 2811 NE Holman Street, Sunday, April 29 from 6 – 9 p.m.
Clarence Bethune, community organizer and friend to many, passed away last week from a stroke.