People

In memory: Mr. Victor Bernard Maxwell

Victor Bernard Maxwell, 22, died Sunday, Aug. 16.

In memory: Ms. Gwendolyn Boyd

Gwendolyn Boyd, 59, died Tuesday, August 18, at her home.

In memory: Mrs. Larlie Marie Colbert

Larlie Colbert, 69, of Charlotte, died Sunday, Aug. 16, at Charlotte Health Care Center.

In memory: Ms. Wanda Adams

Wanda Adams, 52, from Charlotte died Sunday, Aug. 16, at her home.

In memory: Ms. Arneshia Blackmon

Arneshia Blackmon, 63, died Friday, August 7 at Kings Mountain Hospital.

In memory: Mrs. Gladys Watts

Gladys Watts, 88, died Tuesday, August 11 at Charlotte Health Care Center.

In memory: Mrs. Sophia Gray Blakeney

Sophia Blakeney, 93, died Sunday, August 9 at Carolinas Medical Center Main.

In memory: Mrs. Deloris Davis Fincher

Deloris Fincher, 56, of Charlotte died in her home Saturday, August 1.

In memory: Mr. Michael Morrison

Michael Morrison, 40, of Charlotte, died in his home Sunday, July 26.

In memory: Mrs. Marie Gripper Taylor

Marie Taylor, 86, of Matthews, died in Carrington Place Nursing Home, Saturday, July 25.

In memory: Mrs. Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones, 58, died Sunday, July 26, at Presbyterian-Main hospital.

In memory: Judge Clifton Earl Johnson

Mr. Johnson was North Carolina’s first African American Chief District Court judge in 1974 and the first African-American Resident Superior Court judge for North Carolina in 1977.

In memory: Mr. Kenneth Drakeford

Kenneth Drakeford was a 1988 graduate of Johnson C. Smith and worked for Food Lion in Raleigh.

In memory: Mrs. Bobbie “Bob” Jean Mickles Scott

Mrs. Scott was a 1954 graduate of West Charlotte High School and was lifetime member of Seigle Avenue First Church of God, where she served in many positions.

In memory: Mr. Rondell Howard

Mr. Rondell Howard, 37, of 3317 Denson Place, Charlotte,  died June 11, 2009.

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Faith

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.

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