Columbia Obituaries

Columbia Obituaries

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via 

    African-Americans Place Greater Value on Life Insurance

    Lazetta Rainey Braxton remembers when she was a child growing up in South Hill, Virginia, and insurance agents went door to door in African-American communities selling life insurance to cover burial expenses. The small policies gave people like her parents and grandparents the security of knowing they'd be buried with dignity and that their families wouldn't be burdened by funeral expenses.


  • Friday Feb 5 | via Martinsville Bulletin 

    PEELER, Glenda Harris

    Glenda Harris Peeler, 53, of Martinsville, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Inova Hospital of Fairfax, Falls Church, Va.


  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Baltimore Jewish Times 


    On January 31, 2016, GLORIA , beloved wife of Michael Fitelson; devoted mother of Branden Fitelson and Susan Fitelson; loving daughter of the late Harry and Rose Davis; adored grandmother of Jasmine Spiegel. Funeral services and interment at Columbia Memorial Park, 11895 Clarksville Pike, Columbia, MD, on Tuesday, February 2, at 10 a.m. Please omit flowers.


  • Sunday Jan 31 | via New York Daily News 

    Virginia Tech athlete arrested in death of 13-year-o...

    Virginia Tech star cross-country athlete arrested in abduction and death of 13-year-old girl four days after she vanished from family's home David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old student-athlete at Virginia Tech, was arrested in the deaht of a 13-year-old girl on Friday night. A Virginia Tech cross-country star was arrested in the disappearance and death of a 13-year-old girl following a four-day search that ended in North Carolina, authorities said.


  • Friday Jan 29 | via 

    Laurence Pope

    Laurence Elwood Pope, 67, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Mr. Pope was born in Stroudsburg, Pa., a son to the late Elwood Fredrick Pope and the late Christine Clark Pope.


  • Thursday Jan 28 | via Baltimore Jewish Times 


    On January 27, 2016, SAMUEL H., beloved husband of Marilyn Posner ; cherished father of Cindy Posner and David Posner; devoted brother of Esther Katz and Susan Holzman; loving grandfather of Alexandra Posner; cherished son of the late Sylvia and Morton Posner. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, January 29, at 1 p.m. Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Chizuk Amuno Congregation, North Rogers Avenue.