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…

Olivia McKinney, 91, born June 13, 1928, in Saint Louis to Mary Alice and Hartman Thorpe. Wedded Harvey McKinney March 9, 1949, their union lasted 63 years until Harvey’s passing. “Red” passed peacefully Saturday, July 27, 2019 leaving her daughter Yvonne Steele, granddaughters Lorraine (Jef…

Born Elsie Louise Bordelon January 4, 1922 to David and Etta Bordelon. She met and married Harold Antoine, Sr.  Their journey together began the day of their wedding, August 5, 1944 in Orange, Texas. Elsie was very active in the St. Louis community.  As a member of the NAACP, The Top Ladies …

Leroy Branion Jr., 83, born in Earle, Arkansas to the late Leroy Sr.and Seteria Branion. Leroy was a deacon at First Baptist Church Creve Coeur and retired a Key Account Manager at Purina/Nestle. Leroy, a sports enthusiast, kidney transplant recipient for 30 years, passed peacefully, June 19…

Clarence Davis, Jr. 71, died on December 28, 2018, surrounded by family and friends at Beauvais Manor on the Park-Long Term Care Facility.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Ida Mae (Whitfield) Davis; sister, Joyce Ann Eaton; brother in-law, David Eaton; granddaughter, Ronisha Jones; fo…