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June 17, 1937
Greenville, Alabama
January 23, 2014
At the age of 76
Parents, Ranza and Lula Pryor
Brother, Willie Dean
Sister, Maeola McKinnes
Children, Victor (Peggy) Pryor
Gary (Pamela) Peterson
Bruce (Lisa) Peterson, Angela Peterson
and their father, Charles Peterson
Grandchildren, Kotia, Gary Jr., Awanna,
Montral, Seth, King, Precious and Zachary
Tashanique, Raymond,
Eriyanna, Audermar, Colee,
Bryce, Gary III and Israel Continue Reading →

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Linda Jules Adams July 6, 1930 — February 22, 2012

Celebrating the life of Linda Jules Adams

July 6, 1930 — February 22, 2012

Linda Wylene Jules Adams, 81, sister and sister-in-law of Drs. Idalorraine and Frank B. Wilderson, Jr. and a resident of Minneapolis since the 2005 Hurricane Katrina, was buried in New Orleans on February 28, 2012, after services at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church. Continue Reading →

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Margaret Dobbins Gaskins

Margaret Dobbins Gaskins

March 13, 1927 — February 12, 2012

Margaret Dobbins Gaskins passed away on February 12, 2012. She was born March 13, 1927 to Cornelius and Elizabeth Dobbins in Marshalltown, Iowa, where she attended Morrow Chapel Methodist Church and graduated from Marshalltown Senior High School in 1946. She married Moses W. Carr and moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she continued to live until her death. She was employed by General Service Administration, where she retired in 1988. Margaret cared for foster children and received a foster care award from the State of Minnesota for over 30 years of service. Continue Reading →

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Memorium—Dr. Harriette Burnes Wilson June 8th, 1956 — July 26, 2011


Harriette Wilson was born in Chicago, IL on June 8, 1956. She moved to Minneapolis, MN in 1991, where she excelled personally and professionally, raising her five children while working as a professor teaching child development at St. Paul Technical College. She continued her education, earning her master’s degree from the University of Minnesota. After relocating to North Carolina in 1999, having served as an instructor and department coordinator of Early Childhood Education at the College of Albermarle, Harriette moved back to Minneapolis and worked as a professor at Metropolitan State University. Continue Reading →

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Patricia Ellen Frazier-Hickman

Passed away on Sun., Dec. 11, 2011. Born to Arthur and Jean Frazier of Fergus Falls, MN on Jan 16, 1941, Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Thomas, Stanley, Frank and Roger. Tirelessly, Patty lived her life for her children and community. She is survived by her brothers Arthur and Michael, and children, Robin, Kellie, Bobby Jr., Kedar and Aaron, and five grandchildren. Continue Reading →

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