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By Kathy Wray Coleman: Funeral for Sarah Massengill-Tarver, a Civil Rights advocate and mother of Cleveland Judge Pauline Tarver, is Saturday, November 16, 2013, 1 pm, Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, viewing is from 5-8pm Friday at Lucas Memorial Chapel

CLEVELAND, Ohio-Funeral services for  Sarah Elizabeth Massengill -Tarver (pictured) , a Civil  Rights advocate, lifetime member of the NAACP and mother of  Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pauline Tarver (pictured in judicial robe), are Saturday November 16, 2013 at 1 pm at Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, 8869 Cedar Road. Viewing  is Friday, November 15 from 5 to 8 pm at Lucas Memorial Chapel, 9010 Garfield Blvd in Garfield Heights. A retired 25-year employee of World Publishing Company and 20-year employee with Bird Electronics who instilled higher education, c ommunity involvement and Civil Rights values in her children, including Judge Tarver, a former executive director of the Cleveland NAACP turned judge,  Massengill -Tarver died earlier this week. She was a member of Affinity Missionary Baptist Church in Cleveland. She is preceded in death by a husband of 35 years, Henry Tarver, and two children. In addition to Judge Tarver, she is survived by a son, Rob