In order to keep staff abreast of pertinent information, we will use this space to compile a comprehensive listing of district announcements. Announcements are to be forwarded to Erica Henderson at Ehenderson@fergflor.org.
January 30, 2022Our condolences go out to Lula Ryland, our cafe staff at Johnson-Wabash who just lost her mother.Funeral arrangement:Delores PowellFeb 1, 202310:00-1:00Williams C Harris Funeral Home1645 Redman Rd, St. Louis, MO 63138Cards are welcome to:Lula Ryland: Johnson-Wabash CafeteriaHome address:6135 Shalimar PlaceFlorissant, MO 63033Please keep Lula and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
January 24, 2022Our condolences go out to Karen Davis, Cafe Manager at Berkeley who recently lost her father.Cards are welcome: Address to Karen Davis at Berkeley.Her address: 12863 Fox spur Court, Florissant, MO 63033Please keep Karen and her family in your thoughts and prayers.August 24, 2022We regret to inform you that Edna Hayman, the mother of Nichelle Hayman who is a 3rd grade teacher ar Lee Hamilton, has passed away on Wednesday, August 24. She worked at Cool Valley School as a Reading Specialist and retired from the district in 2008. Her funeral will be Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Hutchens Funeral Home.Hutchens Funeral Home675 Graham RoadFlorissant, MO 63031Visitation 10:00 am - 12 noonService 12 noon - 1:00 pmHere is a link to the obituary.Thank you.Sincere condolences go to Kevin Voepel and his family, for the passing of his sister-in-law, Katie M. Xain.More information regarding arrangements can be found here.February 9, 2022Sincere condolences go to the family and friends of Jashua Fox, for the passing of his stepmother, Virginia Fox.Arrangements:1100 Lincoln AveJacksonville, IL 62650Funeral Service: Saturday, February 12 starts at 11 am. Visitation begins at 10 am at Chambersburg Christian Church102 County Highway 21Griggsville, IL 62323January 26, 2022Sincere condolences go to the family and friends of Laura Muren, for the passing of her grandfather, Wayne Muren.Arrangements:
Visitation: Friends may visit the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Public condolences can be submitted here: https://rennerfh.com/wayne-
muren/January 25, 2022It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Apostle Steward Stiles Sr., grandfather of Ebony Stiles. The information regarding his celebration of life is as follows:Public Viewing:Friday, February 4, 20225:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Saturday, February 5, 202210:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.City of Life Christian Church8333 Fullerton AvenueUniversity City, MO 63130Service:Saturday, February 5, 202212:00 p.m.City of Life Christian Church8333 Fullerton AvenueUniversity City, MO 63130December 10, 2021Sincere Condolences go to the family and friends of former principal, Sannie B. Robinson.Arrangements:Visitation:Thursday, December 16, 20214:00 p.m.Service:Thursday, December 16, 20216:00 p.m.Both will be held at:William C. Harris Funeral and Cremation1645 Redman AveSt Louis 63138December 10, 2021Sincere condolences go to the family and friends of Otis Lax, former security guard, custodian, and crossing guard.Arrangements:Visitation:Saturday, December 18, 202110:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Service:Saturday, December 18, 202111:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Both will be held at:Love Joy Missionary Baptist Church2500 Marcus AveSt Louis 63113It is with sadness but joyful hearts that we announce that Rev. Dr. Leroy Hodges Sr., Founder and Pastor of Strangers Home COGIC of Irvington, NJ and father of Phylliss Hayden has gone home to be with the Lord.Services are as follows:Visitation: Friday November 5, 2021 from 7pm - 9pmHomegoing Celebration: Saturday November 6, 2021 at 9am Transcend Worship Center 971 Clinton Avenue Irvington, NJ 07111Live Stream of Homegoing will be available at www. transcendworshipcenter.orgYou can connect on facebook or search “Transcend Worship Center” on YouTubeArrangements are entrusted to Cotton Funeral Services * 130 Main Street * Orange, NJ 07050October 04, 2021We regret to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Lyons' husband. It was the wish of her husband tonot have a funeral or service. The Lyons family will schedule a celebration of life at a later time.September 28, 2021We are saddened to announce the sudden passing of Combs substitute, Ms. Ann Denise Canamore. Information on funeral services is as follows:Visitation
Sunday, October 10th, 20213:00pm - 5:00pmOlivet Missionary Baptist Church12200 New Halls Ferry Road - Florissant, Missouri 63033ServiceSunday, October 10th, 20215:00pmOlivet Missionary Baptist Church12200 New Halls Ferry Road - Florissant, Missouri 63033IntermentMonday, October 11th, 202111:00amLaurel Hill CemeterySeptember 15, 2021Our condolences go out to Kathy Hollis, Cafe Manager at Robinwood and Restoration/Reentry Centerwho recently lost her brother.Please keep Kathy and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
Cards are welcome. Please address to Kathy Hollis at Robinwood.September 9, 2021We regret to inform you that Duchesne head custodian, Mrs. Tracy Cooper, lost her husband Paul Cooper on Friday September 3rd, 2021.The visitation is from 8:30-10am the funeral service will start immediately thereafter.The funeral services will be held at:The Cotten-Branch Mortuary118 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson, Mo. 63135.The burial will be held at the New Bethlehem Cemetery immediately after the funeral services.There will be light refreshments served after the services at:8513 Red Fir Dr., Ferguson, Mo. 63134.September 3, 2021We are saddened to announce the passing of Mr. Melvin Davis, 69, brother of school bus driver Joseph M. Davis.Mr. Davis passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021. The funeral service for Mr. Davis was held on Saturday, July 24, 2021at Wayman Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church.Condolences, cards and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to:JOSEPH M DAVIS3130 HARNESS DRFLORISSANT, MO 63033Please remember Joe and his family in your thoughts and prayers during their time of bereavement.September 3, 2021We are saddened to announce the passing of Mr. James Sain, 82, father ofschool bus driver Beverly Sain. Mr Sain passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021,in Memphis, TN. The funeral service for Mr. Sain was held on Thursday, August 12, 2021,in Jackson, TN.Condolences, cards and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to:BEVERLY SAIN6039 CASCADE DRBERKELEY, MO 63134Please remember Beverly and her family in your thoughts and prayers during their time of bereavement.September 3, 2021We are saddened to announce the passing of Mr. Michael Houston, 68, the brother of school bus driverMargaret Yarbrough, along with her nephew, Mr. Donnell Morgan, 55. Mr. Houston and Mr. Morgan bothpassed away on Monday, August 23, 2021 in Parrish, FL.A memorial service for both Mr. Houston, and Mr. Morgan will be held this coming Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.The service will be held at:THE BANQUET CENTER12259 NATURAL BRIDGE ROADBRIDGETON, MO 63044Condolences, cards and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to:MARGARET YARBROUGH1480 MANOWAR DRFLORISSANT, MO 63033Please remember Margaret and her family in your thoughts and prayers during their time of bereavement.September 3, 2021Our condolences go out to Charlene Hoehn, the Food ServiceAssistant Production at the Admin Building who recently lost her sister.Please keep Charlene and her family in your thoughts and prayers.Cards are welcome:Charlene Hoehn131 CalidianSt. Charles MO 63303Thank you.August 13, 2021Meg Kostecki's mother unexpectedly passed away last week. Meg is a parent educator with Parents as Teachers.
Arrangements are as follows:Visitation:Hutchens-Stygar Funeral & Cremation CenterMonday, August 16, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Mass:St Joseph Catholic Church, CottlevilleMonday, August 16, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Cemetery:Ste. Philippine CemeteryMonday, August 16, 2:45 p.m.Meg's address:1480 Pepperhill, Florissant, 63033Please keep Meg and her family in your thoughts and prayers.August 09, 2021We are saddened to inform you of the passing of former district employee, Nancy Cook.Nancy passed away on August 6, 2021, at the age of 85. Please give your condolences, thoughts, and prayers to the family.August 6, 2021We are saddened to announce the passing of Rosalind Cunningham, sister of Tracy Hughes.Wake: August 13th4-7 p.m. at William C. HarrisFuneral: August 14th10:00 a.m. at New Spring Church 10229 Lewis and Clark Blvd.July 20, 2021Connie Alveda Bertram, of Climax Springs, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 14, 2021, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, James "Jim" Bertram, her parents, and a brother. She is survived by her three children: Carla (Marty) Hardin, Chris Waltz, Kim (Dave) Parks, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two brothers, Dick Newby and Don Cogzill.
Memorial Services will be from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Valhalla Cemetery, 7600 Saint Charles Rock Road, St. Louis, MO 63133
The repass will be at Yesterdays in Woodson Terrace.
Mrs. Bertam will be laid to rest beside her husband, Jim, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.July 16, 2021It saddens us to share that Tangie Francwar lost her father last weekend. Please extend thoughts, prayers, and condolences to her and the family.Homegoing Services:Mr. Kerwin Lance HamptonDate: July 22, 2021Visitation: 10:00amServices: 11:00amHopewell Missionary Baptist915 N. Taylor AveSt. Louis, MO 63108314-652-6090July 06, 2021John Leo's memorial service will be on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at 3 pm in the sanctuary of Second Presbyterian Church. The church is on the corner of Taylor and Westminster in the Central West End. A reception will follow.July 06, 2021We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Willa Furch, retired Home Economics teacher from Ferguson Middle School.Visitation:Friday, July 9, 20214:00 - 8:00 p.m.Kriegshauser Mortuary West Chapel9450 Olive Blvd.St Louis 63132Church Service:Saturday, July 10, 202111:00 a.m.Southern Mission Baptist Church8171 Wesley AveKinloch 63140There will be a private burial service in Oklahoma at a later date.June 21, 2021It is with a heavy heart that I bring this news to you today.Tracie Smallwood, Parent Educator, tragically lost her sister, Robin Foster on June 5, 2021, in a motorcycle accident. Her sister was the youngest of six children in a close family.Please keep Tracie in your thoughts and prayers.Services were held on Friday, June 18.June 18, 2021We are saddened to announce the passing of Leslie Hobbs, father of school bus driver Norma Hobbs. Mr. Hobbs passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.Funeral ServiceMonday, June 21, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.Speaks Suburban Chapel, Independence, MO.
Condolences, cards, and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to:NORMA HOBBS2716 EMERALD CREEK CTFLORISSANT, MO 63031Please remember Norma and her family in your thoughts and prayers during their time of bereavement.June 18, 2021The visitation and funeral arrangements for Barbara Shelton, mother of Dr. Adrienne Bland, Assistant Superintendent of Leadership for Secondary Schools, are as follows:Celebration of Life for Barbara SheltonChrist Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist ChurchJune 26, 2021Visitation - 10 a.m.Service - 11 a.m.Repass immediately following at 1 p.m.Ferguson Community Center - Event space1050 Smith AvenueFerguson, MO 63135Service entrusted to Granberry Mortuary ServicesMay 24, 2021The visitation and funeral arrangements for Daman Jones, one of our night custodians who fell ill at work on May 17, are as follows: Wake services are Wed 5/26 from 4-7 p.m. at Archway Memorial Chapel 111 Taylor Rd. Hazelwood Mo 63042. The family has asked that all attend the wake due to Covid restrictions because there will be limited seating at the funeral.
The Repast will be on Thursday, 5/27, from 1-5 p.m. at the Overland Lions Club Hall, 2358 Lackland Rd., Overland MO 63114. To watch a live stream of the funeral services (online), please use the link below:
archwaymemorialchapel.com/May 24, 2021It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mr. James W. Higgins, grandfather of Jennifer Meyo, a third-grade teacher at Berkeley Elementary School. Arrangements are as follows:Visitation:Friday, May 28, 3 to 8 p.m.Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd.Funeral Mass:Saturday, May 29, 9:30 a.m. at St. Petronille Catholic Church, Glen EllynInterment:Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, ILMemorial contributions can be made to Tidewell Hospice, 910 Tami
ami Trail South, Venice, FL. Funeral information 630-469-0032.May 24, 2021With our heartfelt sadness, we will honor the life of Mia Turner, the daughter-in-law of Diana Carpenter, a nurse at Wedgwood Sixth Grade Center. Mia is also the mother of one of our McCluer North graduating seniors, Cameron Turner, Class of 2021. The arrangements for Mrs. Turner are as follows:The wake will be Monday, May 31, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.The funeral will follow at Austin Layne Funeral Home, 7239 W. Florissant Ave., St, Louis, Mo 63136.