John Michael Glover

John’s Homegoing service will be held at 11 AM NOT 1 PM on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the Light of Salvation Church (College Hill), 3301 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls Pa John’s service will be live-streamed.

John Michael Glover, 46 of Beaver Falls, PA was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 19,2022 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on March 26,1976 to the late Herman Glover and Patricia Beauford. He was a member of Light of Salvation Church and was employed by Lucky Vitamin.

John was proceeded in death by his parents, maternal grandparents James and Essie Beauford. As well as his paternal grandparents Willie and Teelia Glover and a lifelong friend Christopher Brandyburg.

He leaves to mourn his devoted wife of 20 years Patrice Glover. Three loving kids Jaiden, Jaleaha and Jaimere Glover and one God Daughter Anisa Alford. Also left to mourn are stepmom Carolyn Glover, in-laws Patrick Brown and Bonnie Gibbs. Three brothers Herman Glover, Carlos and John Cleckley. Three sisters Teelia and Tyeshia Glover and Gertie Cleckley. One brother in-law Patrick Brown Jr. Devoted aunts and uncles Alma, Clara, Doug and Terry Beauford, Shirley Jackson and Barbra Miller. Close cousins Tammy Wilson, Keith Edwards and Antonio “Meechie” Jones. And a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews and friends.

John was first and foremost a family man but was known for his outgoing personality, affectionate smile, trash talking, joke telling and most of all his loving heart. Everyone in town knew they could always go to Glove’s house for a cookout and a plate.

Friends and family will be received at Light of Salvation Church for a viewing on May 24, 2022 from 5-7PM. A homegoing service will be held on May 25, 2022 at 11AM with the Rev. Bobby Wilson officiating.

Henrietta Gibbs

Henrietta Gibbs, 73 of Beaver Falls, PA a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend was called home by her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 2, 2022. She was born on October 21, 1948 in Beaver Falls, Pa to the late Henry “Bubba” Gibbs and Lillian Brown.

She worked for KFC, Kaufmanns Department Store, Airways and Campbells Care home for over 30 years. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, playing solitaire and hosting family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Billie Jean Gibbs, Marcella Gibbs, and Veronica Jeannine Brown, her bothers, Thomas Gibbs, and Bruce Gibbs.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory daughter: Narvette Alise “Lisa” Gibbs; granddaughter: Samantha Cherie Gibbs, great-granddaughter: Skye Alise Gibbs and great-grandson Syair Dremon Gibbs. Significant other Rick Sheffey Neal. Her sister Carol Padgett of Beaver Falls, Zachary Gibbs of Columbia, SC. Timothy (Annette) Brown, Beaver Falls, and James Franklin (Valerie) Brown of Monroeville; Step-father George Brown of Rochester and Uncle Johnny Padgett of Columbus, OH. Goddaughter Hope Anderson. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friend.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday, May 6, 2022, from 5 pm until 7 pm, and on Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am followed by a Homegoing Service at WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 1411 6TH AVE, BEAVER FALLS, PA 15010. Regina Washington Supervisor

John Melvin “Honey” James

John Melvin James, affectionally known as “Honey” by family and friends, was the third oldest son born to the late Louis and Lillian James on January 5th, 1930. John grew up in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and was educated through the Big Beaver Falls School District.

After leaving his hometown, John moved to Pittsburgh where he was a long-time employee of the Greyhound Transportation Company. After many years of working, John spent his free time riding Pittsburgh Port Authority buses all over Pittsburgh and visiting his favorite McDonald’s in downtown Pittsburgh. John was known and loved by many. He was a very kind and gentle soul who enjoyed Hershey Kisses and oranges.

John was preceded in death by his sisters, Jane Covington (Bob), Ruth Griswold (Sam), Marie James, and Mary James and brothers, Joe James, Charles James, Robert “Skippy” James, and William James: his niece Sarah “Snookie” Newman; and his nephews, Sam “Buzzy” Griswold, Jr. and Terrence James.

On Wednesday, April 20th, 2022, at age 92, John went home to be with His Lord and Savior and left to mourn his passing are his brothers, Louis James “Jr.”, George “Tookie” James (Regina) and Harry James; nieces, Beverly James “Bunny”, Kimberly Harriel-Allen, Pamela Griffin, Alesa Carr, Alexis Steals, and Alaina James; nephews, Ron “Po” James, Louis “Ricky” James, and William “Billy” James. John’s great-nieces and great-nephews will also miss him dearly.

A very special thank you Marie’s daughters: Pam and Kim for the loving care they extended to their “Uncle Honey” over the years.

A service for John James will be held on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 at Washington Funeral Home, 1415 Sixth Avenue, Beaver Falls. Family and friends will be received at 10:00 am, followed by a service at 11:00 am.

Rose Cleckley

Rose Cleckley, 59, of Beaver Falls, passed away on April 10, 2022, after a courageous battle with a lengthy illness.
Born April 15, 1962 in Canton, OH, she was the daughter of Joseph M. and Rose Cleckley Sr.

Rosie was a free spirit with a giving heart. She loved to travel, go shopping, had a good ear for music, and enjoyed playing Bingo. Most of all, Rosie loved her family, and was a cherished friend to many. She was a blessing to all who knew her well, and will be truly treasured forever.

Rose leaves to mourn her passing, her daughter, Alana Cleckley, of Beaver Falls; two sons, Andrew Cleckley, of Freemont Ohio and Travelous Hairston Jr., all of Beaver Falls; three brothers, Joseph Cleckley Jr., Martin Cleckley, Sr., and Dwayne Cleckley, of all of Beaver Falls; two sisters, Daisy Allen-Jones, Portage, MI and Marian Justice, of Georgia; grandchildren, Ni’ere, Ambition, and Tayvis Hairston, Shileak Livingston, Amaya Sims, Dakiyah and Nakira Turner, Giana Ward, Kamariah Singleton and Kellen Job, all of Beaver Falls, Tristan West, Aliquippa, Gio Burks, Rochester, Adyana and Camella Cleckley, both of Fremont, OH and Gabryella Gutherie, Florida; two aunts, Dolly Lee Walker, New Castle; and Ethel White, Beaver Falls; two uncles, Charles Milton and Larry Milton, Columbus GA; close cousins, Carolyn Glover, Laderious, Shirley A., and Stephanie Cleckley, and Pauletta Cleckley Vaughn; a son-in-law, Marcellus Currence; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Travinia Rochelle Hairston; a son, Mark Anthony Cleckley; three brothers, Freddy, Paul and Curtis Cleckley; and a sister, Diane Cleckley.

Friends will be received on Saturday, April 23, from 11 AM to 1 PM, at Washington Funeral Home & Cremation, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, for visitation and a Homegoing Service to immediately follow. Pastor Bobby Wilson officiating.

James Kenzie Bullard Sr.

James Kenzie Bullard, Sr., 93, formerly of New Brighton went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 14, 2022, in Villa St. Joseph in Baden. PA. He was born in Elba, Al on November 10, 1928, to the late Will and Gussie Daniels Bullard.

James was employed as a laborer at Armstrong Labor Industries

He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Rochester, PA. In his leisure time, he enjoyed watching old movies and Family Feud.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

James will be sadly missed by his sons; James (Yuka) Bullard of Biloxi, MI, and William Bullard of Pittsburgh, PA; two daughters, Allice Bullard Hill of Ocala, FL, and Cheryl Bullard Cook of Pittsburgh PA; a sister, Willie Elma McBride of Beaver Falls, Pa; 9 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 Am at Second Baptist Church, 200 Clay Street, Rochester, PA. The Homegoing Celebration will start at 11:00 AM.

Interment will be in Sylvania Hills Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 Sixth Ave, Beaver Falls, PA., Regina Washington, Supervisor.

Stephen “Butch” Charles Williams III

“Stephen Charles Williams III, 65, of Beaver Falls, PA, transitioned peacefully in the comfort of his home in New Castle, PA, on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

Stephen was born on November 25, 1956, in East Liverpool Ohio, to Anna Elizabeth Williams and Stephen Charles Williams II. He was a student at Beaver Falls High School and worked for many years in his own car detailing business.

Stephen, affectionately known as “Butch” or “Butchie-Steve,” was an avid traveler, a world-class Air Drummer, and the life-of-the-party in any room he entered. He was a go-getter with an electric spirit that would, in his words, “Kill a brick, choke a stick, and drown a glass of water” to provide for his family. His joyous, incomparable spirit will be missed by many.

He is preceded in death by both parents, one daughter, Atalaya Williams; two siblings, Emily Joyce Smith and Daryl Williams; and one special niece, Robin Hill Owens.

He is survived by his ex-wife, Victoria Kirkland; his children, Maurice (Lori) Harris, Ashton Williams, Kyleigh Williams, Jalaya Williams, and one additional daughter; two step-children, Patrisha Lee-Rodrigguez, and Jordan Kirkland; nine grandchildren, Nevaeh Harris, Maurice Harris II (Moe Moe,) Keenan Harris, Di’Nari Harris, Ahmari Williams, Quazamir Lee, Jordan Kirkland II, Jospeh Kirkland, and Nathaniel Kirkland; three siblings, Richard Williams, Candace Davis-Williams, and Toni Foster; a devoted friend, Laura Dale; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A viewing honoring his life will be held from 2pm-4pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Washington Funeral Home, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. A funeral service will follow for family and close friends.”

Autumn Thompson Brandyburg

Autumn Thompson Brandyburg, 43 of Beaver Falls, PA was called home to our Lord on Monday, March 21,2022. Born in Sewickley PA on February 28, 1979, Autumn was the daughter of Keith Thompson and Robin Manini.

Autumn graduated from Beaver Falls High School and was a member of the band throughout her high school years. She enjoyed playing at football games and traveled with the band to Florida for the Disney Parade as well as to Toronto to see the Phantom of the Opera. Autumn loved music, cooking, and hosting family for the holidays. She also enjoyed singing silly songs with her brother and her children. She would say her children were her greatest accomplishment and was always on the sideline cheering them on when they participated in sporting events. Christmas was her favorite holiday with Halloween coming in second. She loved decorating the tree with the kids at Christmas and getting them dressed up and taking them trick or treating for Halloween.
Autumn was full of life and loved spending time with her children, family, and friends, she will be greatly missed by all.

She is preceded in death by her son, Devon Michael Thompson, (Grandfather, Joseph J. Manini & Grandparents, Harry S. and Janet Thompson.) Grandmother Mozelle Johnson, Sisters-in-law: Gloria Brandyburg and Lillian Brandyburg.

Autumn is survived by her husband Greg: Her Children: Isaiah, Raniyah and Kamari Brandyburg. Her Mother: Robin Fisher, Her Father: Keith Thompson.; Brother: Bryce Thompson (Shannon) Grandmother: Dorothy Manini, Aunts: Lori Markey and Monica Sepp. Uncles Bruce Markey, Bill Sepp, and Mark Thompson. Mother-in-law, Annie Lee Brandyburg; Brothers-in-law, Jerome Brandyburg and Larry Brandyburg; Sisters-in-law, Revina Brandyburg and Antoinette Ross, Tallyn Brandyburg and Brooke Brandyburg. and a Host of, Cousins, other Relatives and Friends.

Due to Covid 19 everyone in attendance must WEAR a MASK

View for Family and Friends will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, March 25, from 11a.m. to 12p.m. followed by a Family ONLY Homegoing Service on Friday at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA

Marcia B. Brooks

Marcia B. Brooks, 84, of Lexington KY was called home to be with the Lord quite suddenly on Friday, March 11, 2022, at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was surrounded with love by her family and friends. Born in Beaver Falls PA on July 4, 1937, she was the daughter of Clarence and Norma Jean Wahl Jones.

Marcia has been married Willie Brooks for 50 years. She moved from Beaver Falls PA to Lexington KY 50 years ago. She was a retired nurse at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington KY. She was definitely a dedicated nurse with perfection who never stopped loving, giving, caring, and helping others. Marcia professed Christ at an early age and joined House of God Church in Lexington KY. She loved her church and her church family. Marcia was willing to do anything that she could to uplift the name of Jesus. Marcia enjoyed shopping, garage sales, and talking on the phone. She was a giving person who would give her last, and she never met a stranger. She loved her family and was loved in return.

In addition to her parents, Marcia was preceded in death by two sons: Bernard and Gary; two daughter, Harriet “Buttercup” Jones and Rosalyn Goddard; and four brothers: Ronald, Mike, “Clarence”, and Darryl Jones.

Marcia will be sadly missed by her husband, Willie; one son, Joseph (Judy) Jones, two daughters, Marcille Jones and Shirley Hawkins, all of Lexington KY; one brother, Thomas (Lottie) Jones of New Castle PA; four sisters, Linda Beverly of Columbus OH, Leslie Dawson and Wanda Jones of Youngstown OH and Marjorie “Charlene” Samuels of Beaver Falls PA.; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.

A viewing will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022, at 9 AM, followed by a Homegoing Service at 11:00 AM at the Second Baptist Church 2322 10th Avenue, Beaver Falls, Pa 15010 Regina Washington, Supervisor

Roberta (Robin) Lynn Gardner

Roberta (Robin) Lynn Gardner was born to Ganiel Carter and the late Russell Carter Sr., on Thursday, August 14, 1958. She departed this earthly life on March 7, 2022. She was 63 years of age.

Robin received Christ at an early age and was baptized at Second Baptist Church in Rochester, PA.
Following graduation from Wellsville High School in 1976, Robin studied Fashion Merchandising at Kent State University, and then later pursued Computer Science at Duff’s Business Institute. Robin’s passion for helping others led to a fruitful career at the Beaver County Office on Aging; she retired in January 2021 after serving 34 years, 8 months, and 19 days. Robin’s many talents included dancing, knitting, and crocheting. Robin will be missed by a host of family and friends

Robin leaves to cherish her memories with her Mother: Ganiel Carter Mack. Daughter: Nakia (Antonio) McAllister. Son: Christopher (Rose) Gardner. Grandchildren: Makayla, Antonio, and Amari McAllister. Brothers: Russell (Pam) Carter, Jr., Robert (Julia) Carter, and Richard Carter. Sisters: Peggy Ann Carter, Kimberly (Phillip) Malone, Apryl (Dwayne) Wade, and Lisa (Rich) Cortez. Host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives, and friends.

A viewing will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022, at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 10a.m to 11 a.m. followed by a Homegoing Service at WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATIONS, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. Regina Washington, Supervisor

Michael ” Mike” Sherod

Michael “Mike” Sherod a native of Aliquippa, PA, 50, passed away on March 3, 2022.

Born on February 18, 1972, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Flowers and Clint Sherod.

Michael loved and adored his family, especially his grandchildren. Watching movies and classic TV shows was one of his favorite things to do. He had an infectious laugh and you could always find him sitting on the side of the bed laughing at the TV. He also loved street bikes and playing call of duty. Bella the cat was his best friend, who he spoiled rotten. Michael was a wonderful loving and kind person, who will be truly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years Shannah L Williams. Sons: DeSean Sherod, Dante Sherod, Tyreek Sherod, and Billy Sherod. Daughter: Shakayla Sherod. Grandchildren: Laila Sherod, Samia Sherod and Kristian Ford Jr. Brother: Angelo Domena. Sisters: Vanessa Sherod and Lolita Denson; and a Host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation is scheduled at Washington Funeral Home for Wednesday, March 9, 2022, from 5pm – 7pm, and on Thursday, March 10, 2022, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM followed by a Homegoing Service at WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 1411 6TH AVE, BEAVER FALLS, PA 15010. Regina Washington Supervisor

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