Michael Steele was born June 6, 1949, in Saint Louis to Hattie Steele and reared by Bert and Cliff Tate. He wedded Yvonne McKinney on December 8, 1967. Their union produced two daughters, Lorraine and Jemía. Michael joined the U.S. Postal Service in November 1968 and retired in June 2010 after nearly 42 years of service.
Sandra Diane Russell House was born to the late William David Russell and Marzuree Gonder Russell on August 21, 1951 in Saint Louis, MO. She departed this life on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Christian Care Home in Ferguson, MO at the age of 63. Her two brothers Charles and Phillip and sister Mae preceded her in death.
MRS. JOSEPHINE FRANCES (RODGERS) MOSLEY, was the eight of 12 children born to Joseph Jefferson Davis Rodgers and the former Frances Stanford in St. Louis, MO on November 2, 1924. She attended and graduated from Vashon High School. She married Arvetta Ward, and to this union, a son, Ralph was born. In a later marriage to George Wilson Mosely, two sons, Eric and Delbert (Beaver) were born.
Kevin V. Heard, Sr., age 55, a St. Louis native and retired U.S. Army veteran, departed this life on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Douglas Hospital in Douglasville, Georgia. Kevin was born on June 12, 1959, to the union of Robert E. Heard, Sr. and LaVerne Warren. Kevin is survived by his mother, LaVerne Heard; his son, Kevin Vernell Heard, II (April); siblings, Brenda D. Anderson, Robert E. Heard, Jr., Patria D. Heard, Janice D. Heard, Richard D. Heard; four grandchildren, Takhila Heard, Kevin Heard, III, Christian and Cameron Edwards; and a host of other relatives and friends.