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Cortez Samuel, September 7, 1942 - June 22, 2021 

Friends and family are invited to attend Cortez’s graveside service on July 7, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE MT Scott Blvd., Happy View, Ore.

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Cora Smith, Jan. 1, 1940 – May 25, 2021 

Cora Smith was a pioneer in the beauty industry, owned a hair salon, and founded a skincare and makeup line. She had a career in the fashion industry that included print and runway modeling. 

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B.J. Thomas, the Grammy-winning singer who enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with such hits as “I Just Can’t Help Believing,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” and “Hooked on a Feeling,” has died. He was 78.

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Rutha Mae Funchess-Harrington, Sunrise: March 31, 1941 - Sunset: April 12, 2021 

A special service of remembrance will be held Saturday May 15 at 11a.m., hosted by Senior Pastor Rose E. Franks at the House of Prayer for All Nations located at 721 N. Mason St. in Portland, Oregon and on Zoom.

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Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ’n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died

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Services will be held on May 4, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Vancouver Avenue 1st Baptist Church, 3138 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, Ore.

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In this Feb. 9, 2003, file photo, former Oregon Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse answers a question from the audience during a town hall meeting in Milwaukie, Ore. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens, File) 

Furse championed the rights of Native Americans and helped five Oregon tribes regain federal recognition

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Dr. Walter C. Reynolds, March 24, 1920 - November 17, 2020 

Dr. Walter C. Reynolds, died at the age 100 of non-COVID causes, on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in hospice with family and loved ones saying their goodbyes, at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center in Gresham, Oregon.

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Lee Edward Moore, Sr. 1946-2021 

Over his long career in the public and private sector, Lee Moore helped impact the course of Oregon history

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In this Nov. 30, 1980 file photo, Vernon Jordan, of Urban League, appears on CBS-TV's "Face the Nation." (AP Photo/Barry Thumma, File) 

Vernon Jordan rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights

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