07 25 2014
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Edward Smith Dines, 'Louisiana Ed'

Sept. 2, 1931 - Sept. 4, 2009

Edward Smith Dines, known to many in Portland as "Louisiana Ed," has died. Ed and his wife Doris, of forty-eight years, migrated from Louisiana to Portland in the late 1960's in search of a better life than the South afforded at that time.


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Racquiya Nins, 12

Although she was so young, she spread a lot of love.

Racquiya attended Woodland and Rosa Parks elementary schools, as well as George Middle School. She was an honorary member of God 'N Charge Ministries, a community based, non-profit organization that uses the arts to spread the word and love of God.


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Denise Lacour, 61,

Sports Fan and Traveler

Velma Denise LaCour, a beaming ray of light for family and friends in Portland, Denver and Los Angeles, died earlier this summer after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. She was 61.


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Jack Virgil Curtis, Jr., 76

Jack Virgil Curtis, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Jack and Curley Curtis on December 1, 1933. Jack departed this world and entered into Glory, August 24, 2009 ... Funeral Services were held at 10:30am on Wednesday, September 2 with Graveside Service and Military Honors at 2:15pm on Wednesday at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent Washington.


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