Obituaries for Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home Obituary for James Fitzgerald Jr.James Fitzgerald Jr Age 73 of the Hill District Passed away on September14, 2014. Visitation on Friday from 4-8pm in the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA 15219 Funeral Service will be held on Saturday 11am in the Wesley Center AME Zion Church 2701 Centre Ave. Pgh, PA 15219 Interment Allegheny Cemetery.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e51a342349Obituary for Julia BurleyJulia Burley Age 93 of the Hill District passed away peacefully on September 13, 2014. Democratic Committee Woman for over 60 years. Wife of the late Charley Burley; Mother of Angeline Burley and the late Charles and David Burley; Sister of Barbara, Lillian, Gloria and Leon and the late Kenneth and Blanche; Grandmother of Thea Steave and Sherra Burley also survived by three great-grandchildren and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 5pm in the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA 15219. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the Service from 4pm to 5pm. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=2d21342585Obituary for Norma Jean SimsNorma Jean Sims Age 72 of the Hill District passed away peacefully on September 10, 2014. Daughter the late Ed and Essie Mae Sims; Mother of Edna Sims and Daniel “David” Sims; Sister Mamie Powell, Eva Pearl Jones (Billy), Alma Lewis, Katherine Sims, JD Sims (Doris) late Lonnie Sims and Joseph Sims, grandmother of seven and great-grandmother two also survived by of and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Visitation on Monday, Sept. 15th from 4 - 8pm in the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh.PA 15219. Funeral Service on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at 11am in the Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church 6111 Rodman St. Pgh, PA 15206. Interment Allegheny Cemetery http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=8d0d342106Obituary for Lorena AdamsLorena Adams Age 84 of Pgh. passed away peacefully on September 3, 2014. “Teeny” our mother, grandmother, aunt, beloved family member and friend to many, departed life on earth for Eternal rest. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her twin brother Lorenzo “Edward” Adams, her brothers Emmitt Adams, Baxter Adams and her sisters Thelma Adams Clark and Mable Johnson. “Teeny” leaves to mourn her passing and to cherish her memory, her sons George Adams, Larry Adams(Gloria), Lorenzo Adams, her sister MaryLee Seay, eleven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, eleven great great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12pm in the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA 15219 visitation prior to the service from 10am until time of service at 12pm. www.jonesfuneralhomeinc.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=06ab341476Obituary for Ruth WrightRuth Wright Age 80 of Oakland passed away peacefully on September 3, 2014. Beloved mother Sister and friend to many. Arrangements and Services Private. www.jonesfuneralhomeinc.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=71f4341569Obituary for Louvenia L. (Bass) PorterPorter Louvenia L. (Bass) Age 83 of Pgh. passed away peacefully at home on August 31, 2014. Daughter of the late Wilhelmina Bass and Harry Coleman; Wife of the late James C. Porter; Mother of Roderick S. Bass(Carmaletta “Teka”) Roslyn Porter Ratley and the late Victor C. Bass (surviving Karen); Sister of Ina L. Nelson and Ira B. Bass; also survived by a host of grandchildren other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 12pm in the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA 15219 visitation prior to the service from 10am until time of service at 12pm. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3cc6341276Obituary for Essie SmallsEssie Smalls Age 90 of Pittsburgh PA. peacefully passed away on August 31, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Harrison Smalls; loving mother of Harrison Jr., Herbert, Annabelle (Ken El), Thelma, Phyllis, Cynthia, Thomas, Isaac (Polly), Essie (Gregory); also survived by 21 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren; sister of Carrie Gordon, Jerry Ellerbee of Charleston SC.; and John Ellerbee of Seattle, WA. Visitation on Friday, Sept. 5th 4-8pmin the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA. 15219. Funeral Service Saturday, Sept. 6th at 11am in the Northside Institutional COGIC Church 302 West North Ave., Pgh, PA. 15212. Interment Allegheny Cemetery http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6f44341342Obituary for James Oliver MartinJames Oliver “Snooky” Martin Age 54 of Pgh, Pa passed away unexpectedly on August 31, 2014. Son of Jean Martin and the late Oliver James Martin; Brother of Regina Jackson, Carl Eugene Martin, Deborah Little (Robert) Patricia Martin and Karen Martin also survived by host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at 12noon in the Calvary Baptist Church 2629 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA 15219. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Send condolences to www.jonesfuneralhomeinc.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=bb01341750Obituary for Betty L. (Turner) MillerMiller Betty L. (Turner) Age 84 of Pgh. passed away peacefully on August 30, 2014. Wife of the late Vincent “Burgerman” Miller; Mother of Darnell Cohen; Sister of Dorcas Turner and Allen Turner. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 4pm in the Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home 2644 Wylie Ave. Pgh, PA 15219 visitation prior to the service from 2pm until time of service at 4pm. www.jonesfuneralhomeinc.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=38af341231Obituary for Doris O. AtkinsDoris O. “Dot” Atkins Age 88 of Oakland passed away peacefully on August 29, 2014. Wife of the late Joseph O. Atkins; Mother of Patricia Atkins Peay, Deborah Atkins, and the late Jacqueline Atkins; Sister of the late John D. Johnson, Selma Daniels and Dolores Allen grandmother of five, great-grandmother of three also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12pm in the Friendship Community Presbyterian Church 181 Robinson St. Pgh, PA 15213 Visitation prior to the service from 10am until time of service at 12pm. www.jonesfuneralhomeinc.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=51c1340952