The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

October 6, 2013

Belma M. Dubose

The Tribune-Democrat

EAST CONEMAUGH BOROUGH — DUBOSE –  Belma M., 86, East Conemaugh Borough, went to be with the Lord Oct. 3, 2013, at Sky Vue Terrace, Pittsburgh. She was born Sept. 19, 1927, in Franklin Borough, daughter of James E. and Elizabeth (Gordon) Riley. Preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Henry James Dubose Sr. Survived by her loving children, Belinda D. Dubose, Atlanta, Ga.; Henry James Dubose Jr., East Conemaugh Borough; and Rhonda Lewis, and special friend, Arthur T. Bolton, both of Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Janel (Lance) Murphy, Brandi, John Robert and Jarid Anthony, Kimberly, Amber and Justin Dubose; 12 great-grandchildren; special aunts, Edith and Anna Gordon; many nieces and nephews, including special niece, Patricia Walker; and many close friends. Belma was a member of Mount Sinai Institutional Baptist Church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and watching Westerns. Belma loved home interior improvements, her family and especially her Lord. At Belma’s request, there will be no public viewing, however, a public service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, 229-231 First St., Conemaugh, the Rev. Julius C. Porcher, officiating. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to

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