August 30, 1921 - - November 05, 2017
First African-American Fireman for City of White Plains
Joseph Davis, longtime resident of White Plains, N.Y. departed this life on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Born in Sheldon, South Carolina on August 30, 1921, Joe was the eldest of five siblings. Born into the marriage of Bellinger and Amy Brown Davis, he is pre deceased by his parents and siblings, Millie, Ethel, Elsie, and ...
January 30, 1931 - - September 03, 2017
William Nathaniel Jenkins, 86, affectionately known as "Bobby", a longtime resident of White Plains, NY, and former GM worker, departed this life Sunday, September 3, 2017.
A Memorial Service will be held this Monday Sept. 11th at 6:30pm at Bethel Baptist Church, 1 Fisher Court, White Plains, NY, 10601, immediately followed by repast at Ferncliff Lodge. Private Burial was alre ...
Christopher Phoenix II
August 21, 1938 - - July 03, 2017
Christopher Phoenix II was born in Harlem, New York on August 21, 1938 to Christopher Phoenix and Janie (Bryan) Phoenix. Even as a child Chris was always the life of the party and made friends wherever he went. He matriculated in New York City through P.S. 184 Elementary School, Cooper Jr. H.S, Brooklyn Technical H.S. and Haaren H.S., where he graduated in 1956. Chris was al ...
Devoid "Frank" Eller
January 01, 1926 - - June 03, 2017
Devoid Franklin Eller, born January 1, 1926, in Thomasville, North Carolina, departed this life June 3, 2017, on his own terms. The son of the late Nancy Ursula and Sells Eller, he was a man of independence and great humor, who gave those he loved affectionate nicknames.
Educated in the public schools of Thomasville, North Carolina, Devoid “Frank” Eller attended North Caro ...
Lauringle Mitchell Sr
May 01, 1935 - - May 11, 2017
The Entire Staff of Lee's Funeral Home, LLC respects that the Mitchell family entrusted the care of their loved one to us, and that they value the level of service & attention our funeral home provides. We are honored, in turn, to provide comfort, assistance and service to the Mitchell family during their time of bereavement.
June 10, 1929 - - April 24, 2017
Eugene Spencer Barker, born June 10, 1929 died April 24, 2017, while visiting daughter in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Eugene was a lifelong resident of White Plains. He was educated in the White Plains school system and served with the US Navy. He was married, Ruby Mae Brown until Ruby’s death. From this union were born Sandra Renee and Eugene Spencer Jr. He found love again later i ...
April 12, 1929 - - April 07, 2017
Today (April 12th) we celebrate John Earl Hargrove on what would’ve been his 88th birthday. John died gently, as he had lived, on April 7th in White Plains Hospital from complications of a stroke.
He was born April 12, 1929 to Mack and Evelyn Hargrove in Henderson, North Carolina. He grew up as a country boy—farming and holding odd jobs to help provide for the household. ...
January 02, 1925 - - April 01, 2017
Edmund LeRoy Randall was born on January 2, 1925, in Tampa, Florida. He took his final rest, after a brief illness, on April 1, 2017, at White Plains Hospital with his beloved wife, Rosemary, by his side.
Ed was one of three children born to Jesse and Eugenia Norwood Randall. He had two sisters, Pearl and Louise. Ed attended church schools in Tampa and graduated high school ...
October 19, 1927 - - December 29, 2016
Cyril DeGrasse Tyson, sociologist, educator, civil rights activist, dies at 89
Cyril DeGrasse Tyson, a leading figure in the development of urban social policy in New York City, and who devoted his life to the empowerment of all those who were disenfranchised, died at his home in North Salem, N.Y., on Thursday, December 29, 2016. He was 89.
Mr. Tyson’s wife of 64 years, Sun ...
September 04, 1933 - - July 24, 2016
Ronald R. Blackwell, 82, of Elmsford, NY, passed away peacefully at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY, after a short illness, on July 24, 2016.
He was born September 4, 1933 to Thelma (Evans) and James Blackwell. He was also predeceased by his loving adoptive Mother, Mamie Bradford.
Ronnie graduated from Page Jackson High School in Charles Town, West Virginia in ...