Saturday May 2 | via Newark Advocate
Ruth Irene Conrad NEWARK: Ruth Irene Conrad died peacefully on April 27, 2015, in Newark, Ohio at the age of 90. Mrs. Conrad is survived by her seven children and their spouses, Ralph Russell Conrad of Hagerstown, MD, Martin Russell Conrad, Jr. of Excelsior Springs, MO, Robert Allen Conrad of Shelby Township, MI, William F. Conrad of Granville, OH, Ruth Ann Hood of Augusta, GA, Carol Jean Dabney of Clinton, TN, and John Thomas Conrad of Colorado Springs, CO.; she is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, SFC Martin Russell Conrad, USA . Comment?
Friday May 1 | via The Florida Times-Union
Two days after the death of Calvin Peete, the 1985 Players champion, another pioneering African-American golfer has passed away. Pete Brown, the first black golfer to win a PGA Tour event, died Friday at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga., at the age of 80. Brown won the 1964 Waco Turner Open and the 1970 Andy Williams-San Diego Open, the highlights to a 17-year career on the PGA Tour. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Altoona Mirror
He was born in Altoona, son of Deneen Thomas and the late Stanley Thomas I. Surviving are his mother of Augusta, Ga.; four children: Zy'El, Jamarcus, Jazyia and Ta'Tauna; and five siblings: Serena, Tanesha, Marisa and Michael Thomas and Akeen Whitehead. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Annastaycia L. Thomas. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Star Tribune
When Donna Rae Johnson and her husband, a sergeant, were living just outside Augusta, Ga., in the 1950s, they loved to entertain friends of all races from the nearby base. Even the appearance of a burning cross in their yard to protest their open-mindedness didn't stop them. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via The Lakeland Ledger
CHRISTOPHER K. DAVIS, 54 Intersil MALABAR - Christopher K. Davis, 54, passed away April 24, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer. A long time designer of integrated circuits, Mr. Davis graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology summa cum laude, and was employed at Intersil. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Elburn Herald
Fred Proctor, 89, of Elburn, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, following a short illness, at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. He is survived by two children, Tom Proctor of Elburn and Nancy Henrikson of Morristown, Tenn; five grandchildren, Matt Proctor and their children, Nicholas and Ryan, of Elburn, Chris Proctor of Elburn, Scott Proctor of Elburn, Kellie Henrikson and her daughters, Sammie and Lexi, of Morristown, Tenn., and Marianne Roberts of Augusta, Ga.; one daughter-in-law, Janet Proctor of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; one sister, Sandra Smith; and many nieces and nephews. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via RiverBender.com Obits
Deaconess Iola Slack age 87, fell asleep in Lord at 10:20 a.m. at her home. She was born August 28, 1927 in Oxford, MS. Comment?
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