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Gone, But Not Forgotten

These obits did not make our photo gallery, but they should not go unnoticed.

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January 2009

“Prince” Joe Henry, 78, a Negro League all-star baseball player with Memphis Red Sox, Indianapolis Clowns and Detroit Stars died on Jan. 2.

Sam “BluzmanTaylor, 74, a blues singer-songwriter/guitarist, died Jan. 5 from complications of heart disease.

On Jan. 4, Giselle Salandy, 21, Trinidad and Tobago’s unbeaten female boxer and winner of eight championship belts, was killed in a car accident.

Claude A. Jeter, 94, a gospel singer with a lilting falsetto who lent his voice to the Swan Silvertones but refused to crossover to secular music, died on Jan. 6.