Ohio congresswoman remembered by sorors

Mourners walk down St. Clair Avenue toward Cleveland Public Auditorium to attend the memorial service for Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Ohio’s 11th Congressional District Representative, Saturday. Tubbs Jones’ sorority sisters wore red in her honor.

Mourners walk down St. Clair Avenue toward Cleveland Public Auditorium to attend the memorial service for Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Ohio’s 11th Congressional District Representative, Saturday. Tubbs Jones’ sorority sisters wore red in her honor.

A former president and a presidential hopeful were among those who paid tribute Saturday to the late Tubbs Jones, Ohio’s first Black congresswoman who was remembered as a pioneering spirit, loyal friend and dedicated public servant.

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AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Chris Stephens

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