Smith, Namon

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Namon Smith, 42, died on July 8, 2013.

Survivors include his wife, Heather; children, Jessica, Taleea, Anthony; parents; brother; other relatives, friends.

Services will be at noon in the chapel on Friday, July 19. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery.

The body will lie in state on Thursday, July 18, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave.


Brown, Ruth

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Ricks, Louise Lawson "Penny"

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Standifer, David Mitchell (Sale Creek)

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Buckner, Wenonah Elizabeth (Flintstone)

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Sources Say Domestic Incident Involving Mayor's Aide Came After Husband Confronted Her And Mayor Behind Restaurant; Berke Says Charge "Absolutely False"; Fletcher Says Gave Shelter To Lacie Stone; Case Handled Like Any Other

A domestic disorder involving a top female aide to Mayor Andy Berke was sparked after her husband recently confronted the aide and the mayor in a parked car behind a Mexican restaurant, several sources said.   Mayor Andy Berke said late Tuesday night, "Last weekend a member of my senior staff was the victim of a domestic assault involving her husband. Upon being arrested ... (click for more)

Attorney For Bobby Stone Hits Berke, Fletcher For Commenting On Pending Case

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