OBITUARIES
ROSALIE N. CLARK-ALSTON

“I was given the gift of life, and now I have to give it back. This is hard. But I was a blessed woman, who led a blessed existence, and for this I am grateful.” Rosalie Nadine Clark Alston, 66 passed away peacefully in her sleep June 19, 2016. A beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend of God, “Rose” was the eighth of nine children. Born in Madera, California Rose was a dedicated church mother at Praise by Nature Ministries, an adored mother to Darrel, Mario, and Janine and a loving foster mother to many. Her vast & fulfilling career included working for the Oakland Tribune, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento County, & serving as founder of the Seven Stars Women Center, a non-profit for women. Dancing and singing to the Lord was how she spent her final days. All are welcomed for a visitation on July 1, 2016 (4-7 pm)at Morgan Jones Funeral Home (4200 Broadway, Sacramento) and to attend her Celebration of Life on July 2, 2016 (11am) at Christ Temple Apostolic Church 9000 La Riviera Dr, Sacramento.

ELOISE M. POSTON

Eloise M. Poston, born May 18, 1919 to Nathaniel and Mabel Murrell in Gainesville, FL, passed away on June 9, 2016 in Sacramento, CA. Eloise, the second of four children,  graduated from Lincoln High School at the age of 16, and went on to receive her B.A. in mathematics from Talladega College in 1939. She began her teaching career in Gainesville which she continued in Sedalia, MO for several years. She met her husband, Paul L. Poston, at the University of Michigan, they were married in 1949 and had three children, Muriel, Paul, and Donald. Following the premature death of her husband in 1960, Eloise moved to California where she continued her teaching career for more than two decades. Eloise is preceded in death by her husband, Paul L. Poston, son, Paul R. Poston, sister Marguerite J. Jones, and brothers John and Nathaniel. She is survived by her daughter Muriel, son Donald, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Eloise will be interred alongside her husband at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA. Memorial service is  July 15, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Morgan Jones Funeral Home, 4200 Broadway, Sacramento, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society (800-227-2345 or cancer.org)

EBONIE DELONEY

Service: Thursday, July 7, 2016,
11 a.m., Morgan Jones Chapel of Chimes

4200 Broadway, Sacramento, CA


Interment: Camellia Memorial Lawn, Sacramento, CA

DOROTHEA PORTER

Service: Friday, July 8, 2016,
3 p.m., Morgan Jones Chapel of Chimes

4200 Broadway, Sacramento, CA

Interment: Private

MRS. THERESA A. LEWIS-HAYNES

Visitation: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 @ 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Service: Thursday, July 14, 2016 @ 10a.m.

Center of Praise Ministries 1228 23rd Street, Sacramento, CA

 

Interment: Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon, CA

BERTHA CADIE ALIE TURNER LEWIS

Bertha Cadie Alie Turner Lewis was born on January 7, 1926 in Benton, Bossier Parish Louisiana and passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2016 in Sacramento, California.  She had been a resident of Sacramento since 1950.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Lindon Jackson and Susan Jones Turner, her husband, Rev. Uzell Lewis, Founding Pastor of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, her beloved sister Annie Ezra Lena Turner Banks and devoted brothers Isaac James Turner and James Edward Turner.  She leaves to mourn her passing her six children, Leonard Eugene (Oretha) King, Gwendolyn LaVerne (Carl) Metoyer, Arnita Louise King, Ernest Lawrence (Kimberley) King, Cassandra Uzellan Lewis (Warren Davis), and LaWanna Marie (Wallace) Wade.  She also leaves  10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, church family and friends.  She touched many lives during her 90 years.  A memorial service will be held at Morgan Jones Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2016.Bertha Cadie Alie Turner Lewis was born on January 7, 1926 in Benton, Bossier Parish Louisiana and passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2016 in Sacramento, California.  She had been a resident of Sacramento since 1950.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Lindon Jackson and Susan Jones Turner, her husband, Rev. Uzell Lewis, Founding Pastor of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, her beloved sister Annie Ezra Lena Turner Banks and devoted brothers Isaac James Turner and James Edward Turner.  She leaves to mourn her passing her six children, Leonard Eugene (Oretha) King, Gwendolyn LaVerne (Carl) Metoyer, Arnita Louise King, Ernest Lawrence (Kimberley) King, Cassandra Uzellan Lewis (Warren Davis), and LaWanna Marie (Wallace) Wade.  She also leaves  10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, church family and friends.  She touched many lives during her 90 years.  A memorial service will be held at Morgan Jones Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2016.