At age 93, Loretta C. Berry of Minneapolis passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She is survived by her children Reona, Camille, Loreda, Tilrene, James and family. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 9, with visitation 10-11 am at Memorial Waterston Chapel, 4343 Nicollet Ave. South, Minneapolis (612-825-2435). Interment will take place at Crystal … [Read more...]
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One year ago, on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, angels came and escorted Carrie Janice Blakey Thomas at age 96 onto “the old ship of Zion” to take her to her heavenly home. There to welcome her were her parents Issac Jr. and Maggie Williams Blakey, husband Leon Thomas, daughter Bettye Joyce Dean and 15 siblings. She was number 10, of 16 and the last surviving. Missing … [Read more...]
April 2, 1930 – December 27, 2017 Mother Daisy Lee passed away on December 27, 2017. Funeral Services were held Friday, January 5, 2018 at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The family of Daisy Lee thanks everyone for the love and support extended to them. … [Read more...]
Claudia G. Wallace-Gardner, age 68, prayerfully and peacefully transitioned to eternal life November 6, 2017, in Houston, Texas after a long illness. She was the heartbeat of her family. Known as a spirit-filled, warm, compassionate, fun-loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who loved God and family, Claudia enjoyed music, entertaining, reading, and taking care of … [Read more...]
Whether you have ever stepped into Arnellia's to enjoy a meal, have a drink or to catch live music, the Twin Cities establishment's popularity was matched by a beloved regard for owner-proprietor Arnellia Allen a/k/a “Momma.” More than merely a nightclub/restaurant to gather for a good time, it was dating back a quarter-century, a St. Paul cornerstone as culturally historic … [Read more...]