November 22, 1957 — Thursday May 26, 2016 Birdell Beatrice Beeks, born on November 22, 1957, is survived by her daughters Sa'Lesha (Bunny), Da'Lesha (Punkin), and Kar-Reese (Boo-Boo); and her joy, her grandchildren Rajuan (Rob), Ne'Asha, Marlesha and Qaiyim. She was known to many as Ma, Granny and Flutter, and was known for her laughter, her love for cooking, scrapbooking … [Read more...]
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George Garnett was passionate about civil rights and social action, economic empowerment, education and alleviating poverty. The state of Minnesota has lost a key contributor and advocate for all that is meant to be good in society. George A. Garnett passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2016 while spending cherished time with his mother Willa Mae Garnett, wife Sheilda Garnett … [Read more...]
Those who knew her either briefly or long-term can easily testify that Hallie Hendrieth Smith always had your best interest at heart. “She got on you and she got on me,” admitted her granddaughter, Bernadeia Johnson. “There were times when she was telling us we can do better or do something different. She could be warm, stern, exacting and she also can be loving.” Smith … [Read more...]
Charles Howard Bryan February 4, 1927 — March 12, 2016 Charles Howard Bryan of Minneapolis was born February 4, 1927 to Cyril and Mary Bryan. He passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 89 years old. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Bryan, Kesha Bryan and Edward Thompson. Services were held March 21 with interment at Fort Snelling Cemetery. … [Read more...]
Kelvin W. Washington Kelvin W. Washington, age 57 of Minneapolis, Minnesota, passed away March 15, 2016. Services will be held at El-Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 3949 4th Ave. S., Minneapolis, on Saturday, March 26. Family Hour will be at 11 am and the memorial service will start at 12 noon. … [Read more...]