Saturday, March 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7:57 p.m.
Minnie Alford — a matriarch and master seamstress who literally stitched together a church that would become a community institution and a driving force in the evolution of Chicago Gospel music — died on March 15. She was 102.
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Thursday, March 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bishop George Hagler, second from left, receives an honor from Bellwood and county officials during a ceremony last month. | Courtesy Village of Bellwood
Bishop George Hagler, a prominent Bellwood religious leader, has died. He was 97 years old. Hagler’s death was announced on Facebook early today by numerous Bellwood civic and village leaders.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: James Eric Davis Sr. and his wife, Diva Davis, who were fatally shot last Friday. | Facebook/Twitter
The funeral services for James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Davis, who were fatally shot last Friday on the campus of Central Michigan University, have been scheduled.
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Monday, February 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Funeral arrangements for Bill Hampton, the brother of Fred Hampton and a Maywood Park District Commissioner who died on Feb. 8, at the age of 71, have been finalized.
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Thursday, February 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
William Hampton, the Maywood Park District commissioner and brother of famous Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, died early Thursday morning. He was 71 years old.
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Monday, January 22, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Peter R. Willson, who died last month. | Photo provided (via Chicago Tribune)
Peter R. Willson “led by example,” recalled his old friend, former DuPage County Treasurer John Lotus Novak.
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Friday, January 19, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Tara Brewer, center, who died on Jan. 17. | Facebook
Funeral arrangements for Broadview trustee Tara Brewer, who died on Jan. 17., have been established.
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