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…

Evelyn Carole Scott (nee McGhee) of Chattanooga, TN passed suddenly on Saturday, August 24, 2019. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Richard W. Scott and loving children Gregory Scott (Boston, MA) and Karen Scott (Paris, France) and dog Buddy.  Visitation will be held 9 – 11…

Attorney Raymond Howard Jr. transitioned on Friday August 23, 2019 at the age of 84. Raymond was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 13, 1935 to Geneva and Raymond Howard Sr. His life was filled with notable achievements and he left an indelible impact on the communities he served.  

Mrs. Betty Colbert, mother of Judge Nicole Colbert-Botchway and Dr. Susan Colbert-Threat passed away August 19, 2019. Her funeral will be held Friday 8/23/19 at St.  Alphonsus Liguori Rock Catholic Church, 1118 N. Grand Blvd. Visitation will be 9-11am and the Funeral 11-1pm. A repast will fo…

Elnora Lofton Suggs was a woman of faith and fierce determination. That’s what her son Donald M. Suggs, publisher and executive editor of The St. Louis American and president of the St. Louis American Foundation, remembers most. Mrs. Suggs passed away on Thursday, August 8. She was 106 years old.

Louise Thompson, Born May 6, 1913, Passed away August 14, 2019 at age 106. Funeral Services at Christ Pilgrim Rest,  1341 N. Kingshighway Blvd St. Louis Missouri  Wednesday August 21, 2019 at 11 AM.

Ollie Mae Stevenson was born on February 14, 1926 in Starkville, Mississippi where shealso completed school. As the only child to the union of Lonnie B. (Crigler) Duncan and Noba Duncan, Ollie's childhood was filled with fun times with her three sisters and two brothers, all who preceded her…

Beatrice Bates Thomas was born August 27, 1924 in Kingston, Louisiana to Dud and Daffie Bates. Wedded Caesar Thomas 1943 “Ba” passed peacefully Friday, August 2, 2019. Leaving four children Carrie Lucille Jacox, Ruthie Mattox of Saint Louis, MO, Fannie Thomas and Roy (Patricia) Thomas of Shr…