Our very own Latanya Dockery passed on April 11, 2023
For our fellow driver,
LaTanya J. Dockery R.I.P.?❤️
Home Going Celebration and broadcast, click here: Viewing info pin=850842
April 28, 2023 @ 0900 AM
720 E. Florence Ave.
Inglewood, CA 90302
Grace Memorial Chapel & Funeral Home
3443 W. Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90305
April 27, 2023
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Friends and family ,
As our prayers went up, the Lord responded by bringing his child home with him at 2:30 this morning. Our beloved friend Demmer Brooks has earned his wings and has gone to be with his ever so loved mom and dad. The family thanks you so much for your prayers and they ask at this time that you please allow them time to grieve their loss and refrain from calls or texts at this time. All information can be received via this Facebook website or retiredsbda.com. The contact person designated by the family is Jacqueline Elliott, she will convey all information regarding services as it becomes available. Demmer’s medical condition surrounding his death will remain private, just know that his soul is at rest and continued prayers for the family are needed as they lay yet another family member to rest.
Memorial Services for
Mattie L. Swaine; mother of William Gardner are as follows:
Palm Eastern Mortuary
7600 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas NV 89123
Fri. July 2, 2021
Service: 2:00 p.m.
Repass: New Harvest Gospel Assembly
4041 S. Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas Nv.
Homegoing services for our beloved Choricy Shaw will be held on Friday July 2nd, 1 pm at Harrison and Ross Mortuary 4601 Crenshaw Boulevard Los Angeles California 90043. Additional information will be forthcoming. Loving hugs and prayers, the Shaw Family
It is with a heavy heart that we share with you the homegoing of our beloved Sena Pierre Guidry. Any further information received will be shared. Please keep the family uplifted in prayer??
Coffee break extends its heartfelt condolences to the family of Johnny Leasseais who made his transition this week. Please keep his wife and family uplifted in prayer.
Walter “Walt” Young
On August 4, 1995, Walt Young retired from the Los Angeles Unified School District having served the district’s students for over 31 years. Walt always had a smile on his face and offered words of encouragement to his fellow employees. In 1978, Walt met and married the love of his life, Marilyn, who also retired from LAUSD transportation.
Walt inspired many of us in transportation, mentoring, encouraging everyone to promote, and wrote superb references (they used to be called tracers in the day) for candidates. In the late 1970’s, Walt was selected to conduct the critical interviewing and hiring of hundreds of drivers for the district’s mandatory integration/desegregation effort.
Walt wore just about every hat within the department: Driver, Lead Driver (now known as Area Bus Supervisor), Dispatcher, Senior Dispatcher, Assistant Pupil Transportation Supervisor, Pupil Transportation Supervisor, Transportation Planner, and probably a few other positions as well.
Walt was the “go-to” person for challenging projects and difficult logistical “high visibility” transportation planning. Special projects Walt worked on included the Special Olympics, Teach for America summer training institutes, and, most notably, our country’s 200th birthday celebration with an extravaganza held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Walt developed and executed a plan that transported 100,000 LAUSD students representing EVERY school (approximately 650 schools in 1976) in the district for that event held in the evening.
Together, Walt and Marilyn were highly active members of the St. Cross Episcopal Church and served 20 years in various leadership capacities. If you would like to donate in Walt’s honor and memory, please address your donation to the St. Cross Episcopal Church – Youth Pilgrimage, 1818 Monterey Boulevard, Hermosa Beach, California 90254. Walt will be forever missed - - but never forgotten.
Prayers are being asked for our brother Kevin Simon who just lost his brother Elliot Simon. Reach out to him as he mourns the passing of his dear brother. May he rest with the angels.