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Joe Fred Watson, January 25, 1940 - October 10, 2022 

A service will be held on November 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in N Portland.


Myrtle Lee Carr April 18, 1920 – September 23, 2022 

Myrtle Lee Carr was socially conscious and was a scholar in civil rights history and law. She served as executive secretary during a time when historic changes in the landscape of employment opportunities were made in Portland in the 1950s and 1960s.


(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) 

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta's Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage”


In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sheds a tear during the Field of Remembrance Service at Westminster Abbey, London.Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (Jeremy Selwyn/Pool Photo via AP, File) 

The palace announced she died at Balmoral Castle, her summer residence in Scotland, where members of the royal family had rushed to her side after her health took a turn for the worse.


Lionel Terrence Gay Sr., November 1, 1947 - August 19, 2022 

The celebration of life was held Sunday, September 4, 2022, at 1 p.m. in Portland, Oregon.


Dr. Robert Carl Hughley, February 27, 1926 - August 4, 2022 

Dr. Robert Carl Hughley was the first African-American to administrate innovative federal programs, such as Head Start, Model Schools and integration programs for Portland Public Schools. A funeral mass was held August 29 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Portland.


Tony Funchess 

Memorial service will be held August 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Hughes Memorial Methodist Church, 111 NE. Faling Portland, OR 97212


Arvoll Randolph Rae, July 29, 1926 – July 14, 2022 

Memorial service will be held at August 11, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Phillip the Deacon Episcopal Church


(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) 

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89.


Former NBA great Bill Russell speaks during a news conference at the NBA All-Star basketball weekend, Feb. 14, 2009, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, file) 

The most prolific winner in NBA history, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., stood with Muhammad Ali and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.


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