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classified Robbie Means Services were


held for Robbie Means at Global Harvest Ministries. Mr. Means, 27, died Feb. 3.


He was born


March 14, 1983 and educated in the Detroit Public Schools. He was a lover of colors, music and art. He excelled as an artist.


no strangers, and enjoyed


Mr. Means met making


people laugh while playing games and practical jokes. He was a loving and af- fectionate person who loved to eat.


He was an active


member of Greater Emmanuel Insti- tutional


Church


of God in Christ. After moving to Indianapolis,


he


Johnson, pastor and founder of the Israelite Divine Spiritual Church in New Orleans, Louisiana. On October 7, 1978 in Detroit, Michigan he was consecrated a Bishop by Bishop M. J. Moore.


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joined Global Har- vest Ministries.


Mr. Means is


survived by his mother, Minister Donna S. Kennedy; father, John Means; sisters, Stacey Ken- nedy and Johnatta Kennedy;


broth-


ers, Darnell Ken- nedy and Wesley John, Louisville, Kentucky; brothers


step- Calvin


Morgan and Phillip Morgan; and many others. He is great- ly missed.


Interment was


at New Crown Cem- etery in Indianapo- lis.


Kenneth Williams Services were


held for Kenneth Williams March 26 at Church of the New Covenant. Mr. Williams, 57, died March 18.


He was born July


13, 1953 and edu- cated in the Detroit Public


Schools.


He later joined the Marine Corps.


He was loved by


many and was self- less. He enjoyed spending time with family, loved good music, good food


and fashion. He is survived


by his daughter, Tereia


Caldwell; granddaughter, Larry Hudson held


Services were for


Larry


Hudson March 28 at Leland Mission- ary Baptist Church, with Rev. Dr. Cecil Poe officiating. Mr. Hudson, 56, died March 19.


He was born


Oct. 15, 1954 and attended Mumford High School, grad- uating in 1972.


As a child, he


lived in Los Ange- les from 1961 to 1966, which ex- posed him to the media and enter- tainment


indus-


tries. During high school, he began an internship with WCHB AM 1440 radio. He subse- quently worked as an announcer/DJ and producer for approximately 30 years at radio sta- tions WDRQ FM 93.1, WJLB AM 1400, WGPR FM 107.5 and WMXD FM 92.3. He was initially known as


“Luscious Larry” and later began using the moni- ker “LH.” He had a smooth broadcast- ing voice and the ability to create ear-catching audio spots. He knew the ins and outs of radio produc- tion, as well as the music business.


A victim of


downsizing when local stations were bought by media conglomerates, Mr. Hudson was em- ployed by Guard- ian Security for the


last several years. In 2008, he


launched an Inter- net radio station, “Oldies and More.”


Mr. Hudson was


also interested in restoring old cars, including a 1926 Oakland, which he returned to mint condition.


He also enjoyed landscaping.


He was an active


member of Leland Missionary Baptist Church.


survived by his wife,


Mr. Hudson is Roxanne;


daughters, Shanell and Danielle Camp- bell; grandchildren, De’Onta Kiara, Eric and Terrell Camp- bell; and many others.


Interment was


at Westlawn Ceme- tery. Arrangements were handled by Swanson Funeral Home.


Willie Jackson held for


Services were Willie


Jackson April 2 at Bailey Cathe- dral Jurisdiction- al


Headquarters


Michigan South- west First Jurisdic- tion COGIC, with Bishop John H. Sheard officiating. Mr. Jackson, 75, died March 25.


He was born Feb.


2, 1936 in Schlater, Miss., and educat- ed in the Mississip- pi public schools. He came to Detroit in 1953 and contin- ued his education.


He received a certificate from the Board of Education as a certified au- tomobile painter. He was considered an expert and was selected to teach new trainees at Go- lightly Vocational School. His skills were utilized at various auto shops for more than 55 years. He was a de-


pendable and faith- ful employee. He retired from Dal- gleish Cadillac in 2004.


Mr. married


Jackson Frances


Harris in 1956. He was an active


member of Mt. El- liott Church of God in Christ, where he was ordained an elder in 1957. In 1969, he started Redeem Church of God in Christ. He served as district chairman for many years


in Shin-


ing District #9. In 1983, he was given a plaque of appreci- ation acknowledg- ing 14 years of out- standing leadership from the chairman of the deacon board and members of Redeem COGIC. In 2006, he received the Spirit of Detroit Award from the De- troit City Council.


He enjoyed fish- ing. He is survived


by his wife, Mother Frances Jackson; daughter, Evange- list Sharon Elliot; grandchildren, Wil- liam Jackson, Jr. and Frances Naomi Jones; two great- grandchildren, four brothers,


three


sisters and many others.


Arrangements


were handled by Swanson Funeral Home. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery.


It is in God that we place our lives and loved ones. May He grant us the peace from day to day and mercy to share with His free gift of grace.


Taylor Jones;


mother, Leila Wil- liams;


brothers,


Tarrance, Samuel Lamar, Keith and Michael;


Brenda Bellamy, Pamela


son and Yvette Kouayara;


sisters, Thomp- and


many others. Interment was


at Great Lakes Na- tional


Cemetery


in Holly. Arrange- ments were han- dled by Swanson Funeral Home.


Robert Daring-


ton Boyd Sr. was born Oct. 14, 1936 in Toledo, Ohio and died on March 16, in Cincinnati.


He went to


school through the ninth grade and began his ministry as a child in Toledo, Ohio. He was or- dained a minister on August 18, 1957 by Bishop Earnest J. Johnson, pastor and founder of the Israelite


Divine


Spiritual Church in New Orleans, Loui- siana. On Oct. 7, 1978 in Detroit, he was consecrated a bishop by Bishop M.J. Moore.


Rev. Boyd was


the spiritual leader and founder of The Temple of Prosper- ity Church, Inc. The church was founded on Decem- ber 19, 1960 in Cin- cinnati, Ohio. Rev.


April 6-12, 2011


Rev. Boyd was the spiritual leader and founder of The Temple of Prosperity Church, Inc. The church was founded on December 19, 1960 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rev. Boyd also known as “Prophet Boyd” traveled the world and was spiritual advisor to many.


Robert Darington Boyd Sr.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


Rev Boyd wrote and published his first book in 1965 and has a total of 66 published works which are in museums and libraries around the world including the Burton Historical Collection at Detroit Public Library, Cincinnati Ohio Public Library, Ohioana Public Library in Columbus Ohio, Wayne State University Library, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Ohio Historical Society,


Library, Ohioana Public Library in Columbus Ohio, Wayne State Uni- versity Library, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Ohio His- torical Society.


A complete col- PROJECT


Boyd also known as Prophet Boyd, traveled the world and was spiritual advisor to many.


He wrote and published his first book in 1965 and has a total of 66 published works which are in mu- seums and librar- ies around the world


including


the Burton His- torical Collection at Detroit Public Library,


Cincin- nati Ohio Public


lection of all his published works is in his home- town Toledo-Lucas County Public Li- brary Toledo, Ohio in the Toledoana Collection. He has a signature brick in the Cincinnati, Ohio Public Li- brary.


He had a radio broadcast


every


A complete collection of all his published works is in his hometown Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Toledo Ohio in the Toledoana Collection. He has a signature brick in the Cincinnati, Ohio Public Library.


LOCATION


New St. Mark Baptist Church 24331 W. Eight Mile Rd. Detroit, MI 48219 Phone: 313-541-3846


He had a Radio Broadcast every Sunday night on WMKM AM 1440 and WCHB AM 1200 for 42 years. Rev. Boyd was survived by 13 children and was laid to rest March 23rd in Cincinnati, Ohio.


OWNER New St. Mark Baptist Church


Sunday night on WMKM AM 1440 and WCHB AM 1200 for 42 years.


survived by 13 chil- dren and was laid to rest March 23 in Cincinnati.


Elsie Louise Dwight Services for


Elsie Louise Gil- lian Dwight were held on March 30 at Hopewell Mission- ary Baptist Church with the Rev. Ted Spencer Jr. offici- ating. Ms. Dwight died on March 23.


She was born


March 27, 1922 and was baptized at Second Baptist Church of Detroit. She later joined a Catholic church.


Her grandmoth-


er, Queen Brooks, introduced her to history and the Back to Movement.


Africa Ms.


Dwight with her mother attend-


ed the March on Washington.


In 1977, she re-


ceived her associ- ate of arts degree from Wayne County Community Col- lege. She contin- ued her education at Wayne State Uni- versity and Mercy


College. She was very


active with mem- berships in the NAACP,


Baliffs


Local 217, De- troit AFL CIO and others. Her hob- bies included trav- eling, politics and attending seminars and workshops.


Ms. Dwight is


survived by two sis- ters, Vivian Walker and Varee Crews, and other relatives.


James H. Cole


Home for Funerals Inc. handled the ar- rangements.Inter- ment at Detroit Me- morial Park-East.


Ralph Garcia deLeon III Services Ralph for Garcia


deLeon III were held Feb. 22 at Ouzar Funeral and Cremation Center with


the


Authur Willis offi- ciating. Mr. deLeon died on Feb. 15.


He was born


April 27, 1925 in Detroit to Ralph Garcia deLeon and Cornelia


Garcia


deLeon. He was educated in the De- troit public school system and gradu- ated from Cass Technical School.


High


he attended Wayne State


Subsequently, University


and served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. He worked for the U.S. Army tank arsenal and the Hudson Motor Car Co.


He also had


a brief modeling career.


Mr. deLeon


traveled the world when he worked for the Motown Record Company and served as the road manager for the Four Tops and the Temptations. He worked with various other art- ists as well and he had a fondness for Europe.


When Motown


moved to Califor- nia, he became supervisor of secu- rity for the Detroit Public Schools. He retired in 1996.


This gave him


time to pursue an- other interest, vin- tage cars. He had a


membership with the Lodus Car Club and also a skiing club. Jazz was his favorite


music. Rev.


He would enjoy frequenting such spots as Baker’s Keyboard Lounge and Baits Lounge.


His wife, Juani-


ta Garcia, preceded him in death. Mr. deLeon is survived by his son, Ralph Garcia deLeon IV; daughter, Jessica Garcia


deLeon,


and a host of other relatives.


In 1982 he met


the love of his life, Ms. V. Their re- lationship


lasted


28 years, until his death.


Mr. deLeon


will also be re- membered by his best friends Gerry Brockstein, James Randell and Rose Pernell.


Cremation Robert Prince


Robert Prince, thoughtfully known as “Bob,” was born Nov. 20, 1926 in Leland, Miss. He married his


sweetheart,


Naomi Agnes Ross, Sept. 16, 1946 and they were together for 64 years.


Mr. Prince was a


great man who was well respected in his neighborhood and the business community.


He


served as a postal worker in Chicago and later trans- ferred to Detroit (1953-1965). Be- cause of his love for food and build- ing a stronger com- munity, Bob and Naomi owned and operated


several


Hot Tamale Wagons (1963-1965), three Prince’s


Tasty


Shrimp & Seafood restaurants (1964 -1999) and owned


rental homes all in the city of Detroit.


As an adven-


turer Mr. Prince and Naomi trav- eled


throughout


the world visit- ing places such as Europe, Spain, Italy, Paris, Mon- tego Bay, Haiti and Hawaii. He loved his beloved Detroit. A man of action, he was always ready to assist others in the area of employ- ment and encour- aging words.


He was hand- some, had an in-


fectious smile, was smart, witty and he loved discussing current events.


He departed


this life at Temple Boulevard Nursing Home on Monday, March 21. He do- nated his remains to Wayne State Uni- versity School of Medicine that they may learn more about Parkinson’s disease, which he was diagnosed with and led to his pass- ing.


Robert Prince


leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Naomi Agnes Prince, and a host of relatives and friends. There will not be a formal funeral or memo- rial service. Family and friends cel- ebrate his life in their hearts today and always.


at


the Tri-County Cre- matory, Ypsilanti.


Written by Lucinda F. Boyd lucindaboydrn@gmail.com www.thestreetsdontloveyouback.ning.com


Mr. Boyd was


GENERAL PROJECT DESCRIPTION Abayomi Community Development Corpora- tion, 24331 W. Eight Mile Rd, Detroit, phone number (313) 541-9828, is inviting qualified Contractors to submit separate bids for each of the following projects:


1 Completion of partially installed Elevator. 2. Completion of partially installed Fire Alarm System.


3 Completion of partially installed Fire Suppression System.


4 Renovation of existing spaces, corridors, bathrooms, elevator pit waterproofing, installation of security alarm system, exit and emergency lights.


ARCHITECT BIDC, Inc. (313) 340-8200


GENERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


Contractors desiring to bid shall demonstrate the following minimum qualifications: At least three years experience in their relative trade(s), licensed as required by the state or local law. A completed Contractor’s Qualification Statement and Cost Breakdown must accompany the Bid, the form of which is attached to this Bid An- nouncement.


INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS Public Liability with the City of Detroit named as an Additional Insured, Auto Liability, and Worker’s Compensation to limits specified in the General Conditions of the Contract.


BID PACKAGES Bid packages will be available Thursday, April 14 2011 at 24331 W. Eight Mile Rd. Detroit, MI. 48219, from 10:00AM- to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. The phone number is (313)541- 9828. Bidders will be responsible for the associ- ated charges with obtaining documents.


PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid site review will be held at 24331 W. Eight Mile Rd., Detroit at 11:00AM on Wednes- day, April 20, 2011.


BIDDING: Bid proposal forms are due by 2:00PM on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 24331 W Eight Mile Rd. Detroit, 48219. Sealed bid proposal must be submitted in accordance with the instructions to Bidders contained in the bid package.


BID OPENING: All bids will be opened publicly at 2:00PM on Thursday, April 28, 2011. The Owner reserves the right to waive any irregularity in any bid or to reject any or all bids should it be deemed for its best interest.


PROJECT FUNDING:


The contract will be executed under the Neigh- borhood Opportunity Fund program as adminis- tered by the City of Detroit Planning and Devel- opment Department.


BONDING REQUIREMENTS: The successful Bidder is required to furnish Pay- ment (Labor and Materials) and Performance Bonds in the amount covering the faithful per- formance of the Contract and the payment of all obligations arising there under, in the amount of 100% of their contracts, executed by a surety acceptable to the Owner and which is licensed to business in the State of Michigan.


It is in God that we place our lives and loved ones. May He grant us the peace from day to day and mercy to share with His free gift of grace.


Abayomi Community Development Corporation – New St. Mark Family Life Center Facility Renovations


ATTENTION


QUALIFIED GENERAL CONTRACTORS MARCH 28, 2011


The City of Detroit is inviting qualified General Contractors for the following Project:


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