March 8, 1979 — March 24, 2017 A memorial will take place for Talisha Rebecca Jiles on April 1, 2017 at Bradshaw Grief Resource Center, 1078 Rice St., St. Paul, MN. The viewing will be from 10-11 am, with a service to follow from 11-1 pm. The repast will immediately follow the service at Dunning Recreation Center, 1221 Marshall Ave., St Paul, MN. … [Read more...]
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On Friday, March 17, 2017, our beloved Hilda Faye Chivers passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 67 in her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Alice Chivers. Hilda will forever be remembered by her daughters Nikka Ross (David) and Nicole Chivers (Willie); by her siblings Bruce Chivers (Adrienne) and Delores … [Read more...]
Celestia Bernice Fraction passed away January 9, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois at age 97. She was a former longtime resident of Minneapolis and retired from the Minneapolis Community College as founder of The Learning Assistance Center. The center is dedicated in her name. She was also a longtime active member of Zion Baptist Church and in the community. Celestia was preceded in … [Read more...]
April 1932 — February 18, 2017 Crawford died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on February 18, 2017. She was born April 1932 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Theodore (Ted) Allen and Ermine Hall Allen and was the granddaughter of Minnesota civil rights leader Stephen Edward Hall. She attended Hill Elementary School and the Lindsey School for the Physically Handicapped … [Read more...]
June 14, 1927 — February 13, 2017 Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Charlotte was the oldest of 11 children. She excelled in school and was one of the few Blacks attending the University of Minnesota. Receiving her Associate’s degree in 1945, she went on to write for two newspapers, the Minneapolis Spokesman and the St. Paul Recorder, both now merged as the Minnesota … [Read more...]