Anita Louis Jenkins Banks died January 2, 2020.  She had just celebrated her 95th birthday on December 3, 2019 with extended family and friends.  The widow of the late Senator J.B. “Jet” Banks, Anita was an active member in her Community and her Church.  She was a Commissioner of the Dr. Mar…

Calvin Richard Cooksey was born on October 21, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away in his beloved hometown on January 1, 2020.  He was a loving son, brother, father and grandfather to his seven children, nineteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandch…

Soldan Class of 1970, passed away in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 18, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Karin, sons, James LaMar and Sean Michael, daughter, Corrine grandsons, Antonio and Jace, granddaughter, Dynah, sisters, Elaine Moore and Dorothy (Marvin) Neals, brother, Michael (Diane)…

Antionette Smith died unexpectantly on Christmas day surrounded by her family.  Born on September 21, 1967 in St. Louis, Louis,  she attended Ford Elementary School and graduated from Southwest High School in 1985.  She graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia with her degree in Bi…

Mark Henry Robinson on October 24, 2019, dear father of Kameelah Robinson, Mark Henry Robinson Jr., Alexis Robinson and Mark Henry Robinson III. Dear grandfather of Sanaa Muhammad. Dear brother of Leekee (Kathy) Robinson, Fred Douglas Robinson Jr. and Linda Robinson. Son of Kum Hong Robinson…

Joyce Ella Harris Smith died peacefully in her home on September 12, 2019. Born in 1931, to Alta Lewis Harris and Ezra Harris, she attended Cole Elementary School and graduated from Sumner High School. Smith attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, before returning to St. Lou…

Kathleen Anita Senter transitioned to Charles Sumner High School and Stowe Teacher’s  College. She was employed and  retired from The State of Missouri after 23 years as an Employment Specialist.

Walter R. Jones transitioned on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the age of 81. He was the beloved father of LaTanya Reeves-Jones and Gil Moody. He proudly served his country in the United States Army; he was a man of faith, with unmatched charm and wit. Walter made long-standing friendships ev…

Mrs. Lillian (nee Croom) Williams, an award-winning East St. Louis public school teacher, died peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Garden View Care Center of Chesterfield. She was 97. Mrs. Williams was known for her fierce commitment to three social pilla…

Mr. William Turner Tucker was born to Turner and Celestine Tucker on April 16, 1936 in Kinsley, Arkansas.  He was the 2ndof two children born into this marital union which started in 1932. In hope of a better life William’s father moved the family north to Saint Louis, Missouri when William …

Ernest Ross Jr., 79, passed away peacefully July 10, 2019, survived by his wife, Linda Hancock Ross. Ernest was born August 20, 1939, in St. Louis to Ernest “Jack” Ross and Myrtle Cecelia (Monroe) Ross.  

Justin Timothy Thacker, MS. RD-LD, CSCS, HFS, CES, USAW, USAPL, CF-1, age 38 of St. Louis, died on Friday, August 30, 2019, in St. Louis.

Cynthia J. Fuller, a retired educator of the University City School District died Thursday, August 8, 2019 due to complications of acute kidney failure. She was 92 years old and a longtime resident of University City. Born in Parsons, Kansas, Mrs. Fuller was reared in St. Louis in the Ville …

Elle Ellois Johnson, 89, was born on September 2, 1929 in St. Louis, MO to Clara and Willard H. Thornton, Sr. She married Lloyd G. Johnson on March 2, 1948 and was a loving mother to Rayfield, Hershel (who preceded her in death), Tomma and Roxane. Ellois departed this life on June 13, 2019. …

In loving memory Warlita LucasDecember 14, 1942 - August 18, 2019 Visitation: 10:00 am-12:00 p.mSaturday, August 31, 2019Service: 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019Episcopal Church of All Saints and Ascension4520 Lucas and Hunt RoadSt. Louis, Missouri 63121

Vernon Charles Brantley transitioned Wednesday, August 7, 2019.  He was a Sumner High 69’ graduate, Tennessee State and Harris Stowe alumnus. He always had a smile on his face and was a friend to everyone he met. A memorial service will be Friday, September 6 at Shalom Church (Berkley Campus…