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|Anita Vernette McDowell - April 25, 2015|
Anita V. McDowell-Martin was born on July 2, 1955 in California to her proud parents, Willa & Monroe McDowell .
She confessed Christ at an early age uniting with Destiny Christian Center where she was baptized by Pastor Gregory Bell. She attended Pittsburg Senior High School.
Anita later met and married Reginald E. Martin in Reno, Nevada on March 15, 2008. She has four sons: Marcel, Tyree, Rashad, and Louis.
She enjoyed spending time...
|Gill Whitney Williams - April 20, 2015|
Gill Williams was born on January 21, 1951 to Charles A. and Willie Mae Williams in Baton Rouge, LA. and was the eldest of three children. Gill and his two sisters, Gwendoyln and Youlinda, were reared by his grandparents- Willie John and Ethel Lee Haynes and their mother in Gloster, Mississippi. Willie Mae Williams later united in marriage with Andrew Peter Brown, and they moved to San Francisco, California, in January 1961, for better...
|Linda Marie Bean - April 19, 2015|
Linda Marie Bean who was born December 30, 1948, in Pittsburg, CA passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Walnut Creek. She was the second daughter and second child of five children of Melvin and Addie Bean. She was a member of two of the earliest African American families, the Beans and the McCrees, who settled in the early 1900's in Pittsburg.
Linda attended local schools and graduated from Pittsburg Senior...
|Claudia A. Green - April 18, 2015|
Mrs. Claudia Anita Green, daughter of the late Wilmer Osibin, Sr. and the late Louise Osibin, was born in Oakland, CA on October 8, 1954.
She accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as a young lady. She received her education through the Oakland Unified School District and graduated from Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, CA.
Claudia Green was employed with Wells Fargo, Taggart Hawkins Law Firm, and the University of California...
|Johnathan Matthew Cox - April 17, 2015|
John Cox, 41, of Pittsburg, CA unexpectedly passed away on April 17, 2015.
John was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. Shortly after graduating from Bosse High School in 1992, he joined the US Marine Corp. In the military, he spent time in Japan, the middle east, as well as Camp Pendleton. John worked in several jobs but most enjoyed being a driving instructor for Laidlaw in San Mateo County. He most recently was a stay at home dad...
|Helen Hornbeak - April 15, 2015|
Mrs. Helen Hornbeak, daughter of the late Jordan Johnson and the late Hattie Sullivan, was born in Eudora, AR on December 25, 1928.
She accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, uniting with St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Reland, AR and was baptized as a public confession of faith in Christ.
She received her education in Arkansas and graduated from Galileo High School in San Francisco, CA.
Helen Hornbeak was employed with Pacific...
|Ellis Ray Johnson - April 15, 2015|
Mr. Ellis "Ray" Johnson, son of the late John S. Johnson and the late Willie D. Johnson, was born in Jackson, Mississippi on May 25, 1943.
He accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior at an early age and was baptized as a public confession of faith in Christ.
Ray received his education through the Pittsburg Unified School District and graduated from Pittsburg Senior High School in Pittsburg, CA. He was an avid bowler and loved fishing.
|Johnnie Kemple Lewis, Jr. - April 14, 2015|
Johnnie Kemple Lewis, Jr. was born on November 15, 1938 in Beaumont, Texas. He was born to the union of Johnnie and Irene Lewis. John attended Balboa High in San Francisco, CA.
On October 7, 1960, John married Shirley Wilson and to this union two sons: Gregory and Gary; and one daughter Charisse, were born. John and Shirley enjoyed a strong marriage for over 37 years before her passing.
On January 2, 1999, God blessed a new union with...
|Henry Houston Ganther IV - March 26, 2015|
Henry "Boo" Houston Ganther IV, was born June 7, 1961 to the proud parents of Audrey and the late Henry Houston Ganther III in Martinez, CA. Henry was the second child to this union.
Boo attended Richmond Public Schools, graduating from El Cerrito High School in 1979. He loved sports and was an exceptional athlete. He lettered in both wrestling and football. He also attended Contra Costa College where he continued to pursue his love of...
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