Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee dies of heart attack

  African-American News&Issues regretfully announces the passing of Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. Lee, a native Houstonian raised in Kashmere Gardens, served as the Commissioner of Harris County’s Precinct One. As a life-time Houstonian it is only natural that Lee would have earned his Bachelor of Science from…

In Loving Memory: Audrey Lawson

African-American News&Issues sends our condolences to Rev.  William “Bill” A. Lawson and family.   The entire Houston community should mourn the passing of Lady Audrey Lawson, 83, this Saturday. Born in St. Louis, Lawson attended Tennessee State University, the same institution that her beloved husband matriculated from. The powerful duo created Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church…

In Loving Memory

On February 3, 1930 in Nacogdoches, Tx. Mazell Rhodes Lee was born to the late May Joe Findley and Lee Edwards Rhodes. She attended public school in Alto, Tx. On July 19, 1947 Mazell married John Willie Lee from Mooringsport, Louisiana.To this union five children were born three of which preceded her in death: Bobby…