Tag: funeral

    Former DC Mayor Marion Barry, Jr. Memorial Services/Public Schedule of Events

    The Family of Former DC Mayor, and Ward 8 City Councilman, Marion Barry, Jr. Announces Final Plans for “The District of Columbia Celebration of the Journey of Mayor for Life, Marion Barry, Jr.” – “A Life Ends…The Legacy Begins” *Cora Masters Barry, wife of Former DC Mayor, and Ward 8 City Councilman, Marion Barry, Jr., and his son, Christopher […]

    First Lady Michelle Obama to attend teen’s funeral

    The Defender has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral service for slain teen Hadiya Pendleton. The 15-year-old was gunned down Jan. 29 at a park located one mile north of where the First Lady and the first family live in the Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side. Hadiya’s father, Nathaniel…