On October 2, 1942 he met and married the love of his life, Dorothy La Fleur, who preceded him in death. This union was blessed with five children, one daughter who preceded him death, Betty White.Silas leaves to cherish his memories his son, James Addison (Brenda), three daughters, Joyce Pitre, of Port Arthur, Texas, Geraldine Jones (Ewart) of League City, Texas, and Linda Marie Shankle (William “Bill”) of Fresno, Texas.Funeral service will be on April 16, 2016 with a viewing from 9:00 a.m. and service at 11:00 a.m. at St Mark Baptist Church 6200 Roosevelt Street Port Arthur, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home. Next Up The sunrise of Silas Addison was in Liverpool, Louisiana, on November 24, 1918, to parents, Joseph Addison and Mary Tate Addison. Silas sunset was April 11, 2016 at the age of 97.
(CNN) Comedian Charlie Murphy died Wednesday after a battle with leukemia, according to his publicist Domenick Nati.Murphy was 57.A long time comic, Murphy rose to fame for his work on Dave Chapelle’s popular “Chapelle’s Show,” where he was a co-star and writer.His recurring skit “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories,” which recalled celebrity encounters he and his younger brother Eddie Murphy had with Rick James, Prince and others, became cult hits.A New York City native, Murphy toured with comedians George Lopez and D.L. Hughley. Fellow comedian Chris Rock, took to Twitter when news broke of his passing: “We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time. Charlie Murphy RIP.”We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time . Charlie Murphy RIP. pic.twitter.com/AAwItp5AJC— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) April 12, 2017Murphy also appeared in several movies, including”Jungle Fever,” “Lottery Ticket” and “CB4.”One day before his death, Murphy tweeted: “One to Sleep On: Release the past to rest as deeply as possible.”One to Sleep On: Release the past to rest as deeply as possible.— Charlie Murphy (@charliemurphy) April 12, 2017Murphy’s wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, died from cervical cancer in 2009. He is survived by his brother and three children. Do you see a typo or an error? Let us know. Comedian Charlie Murphy dies following leukemia battle Author: CNN Published: April 13, 2017 5:29 AM EDT Updated: April 13, 2017 5:51 AM EDT SHARE
A titanic match in Littleton ended with the reigning champions Clonoulty Rossmore overcoming a stern test from Loughmore Castleiney in the County Senior Hurling Championship preliminary quarter-final.It finished 1-33 to 3-22 after extra time.Timmy Hammersley was in top form hitting 0-19 for Clonoulty as late points from Thomas Butler and Hammersley were enough to overcome a Loughmore team that lost Liam McGrath to two yellow cards in the first half. Photo © Twitter Speaking to Tipp FM’s Stephen Gleeson after the game Clonoulty manager Paddy Bourke said his team had to dig deep to come out on top at the end.