Necrology,   March 2019 

"Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life:

he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live."

(Listed in sequential order)

Sis. Andrea Demarest the daughter of Reverend James Franklin, Pastor Mt. Pisgah AME Church, Webster Florida, Orlando District-Central Conference, Eleventh Episcopal District

Brother Dumaka Sturdivant, son of Reverend Michael W. Sturdivant, (Rev. Dr. Janet J. Sturdivant, Presiding Elder of the South District of the Philadelphia Annual Conference Asst. Secretary of the Connectional Presiding Elder’s Council) pastor of Trinity AME Church, Philadelphia

Mrs. Eva Jean Arnell, mother of the late Presiding Elder James Earl Arnell of the Ninth Episcopal District; mother-in-law of Mrs. Arnetta J. Arnell; grandmother of Mrs. Anethia Theress Norris (Rev. Marcellus A. Norris, pastor, St. Luke AME Church, Harlem, NY)

The Reverend Elsie Musonda of Bethel AME Church Lusaka, Zambia, Seventeenth Episcopal District

Mrs. Catherine P. Banks (102), the mother of Rev. Dr. Faye Banks Taylor, pastor of St. Mark AME Church, Kingston/Albany District of the Western New York Annual Conference, First Episcopal District

Reverend Doris Cooper, local Elder at Bailey Springs African Methodist Episcopal Church, Saint Florian, Alabama, Ninth Episcopal District

Mr. Henry Lewis Stenson, victim of the Lee County Alabama tornado, cousin of Reverend Christopher Reeves, Pastor, Greater Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Florence, Alabama, Ninth Episcopal District

Mrs. Floral Tate Stenson, victim of the Lee County Alabama tornado, cousin of Reverend Christopher Reeves, Pastor, Greater Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Florence, Alabama, Ninth Episcopal District

Eric Stenson, victim of the Lee County Alabama tornado, cousin of Reverend Christopher Reeves, Pastor, Greater Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Florence, Alabama, Ninth Episcopal District

Mr. James Henry Tate, great uncle of Reverend Christopher Reeves, Pastor, Greater Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Florence, Alabama, Ninth Episcopal District

The Reverend Clarence B. Crawford, (age 96) Retired Presiding Elder of the First Episcopal District

Miss Katherine Goshay, daughter of Retired Itinerate Elder, Reverend Jon S. (Goshay) the builder of St. James AME Church in Erie, PA and St. Andrewes inYoungstown, OH, Third Episcopal District

Sister Letizia Semone Snardon, daughter of the Reverend Vivian Snardon (Retired), Louisville District, Thirteenth Episcopal District

Mr. Yanus B. Walker, the stepson of Reverend Dr. Carmen Walker, Pastor of Saint Mark AME Church, Brighton, Alabama and Mr. Winston Walker, Ninth Episcopal District

Reverend James F. Hux, III, Retired Itinerant Elder, former pastor of St. Paul AMEC in Fairfield, Ohio, Bethel AMEC, Middletown, OH and Payne Chapel AMEC, Duquesne, PA, Third Episcopal District

Mrs. Kathy S. Simons, the sister of Reverend Bettye J. Watson, Pastor of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Leesburg, FL, Eleventh Episcopal District

Retired Itinerant Elder James R Daniel, the husband of WMS Life Member Mrs. Mary Daniel, last pastored Bethel AME Church, Muncie, Indiana, Fourth Episcopal District

Mrs. Ozarie Wherry, grandmother of the Reverend Lynnette Hillard Thomas (The Reverend Gregory), pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, El Reno, OK, Twelfth Episcopal District

Mr. Lawrence Wilburn, uncle of The Reverend Lynnette Hillard of the Twelfth Episcopal District