Necrology,   May 2017   

"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).

Mrs. Lucy Mae Wells, the mother of the Rev. Carroll Wells Jr., Pastor of Shady Grove A.M.E. Church, Piedmont Annual Conference, 7th Episcopal District

Ms. Annie Will Dudley, the aunt of Rev. David Walker, Pastor of Greater Saint James A.M.E. Church, Thomson, Georgia, Athens District-Augusta Georgia Conference, 6th Episcopal District

Mrs. Catherine D. Warren (92), the mother of the Rev. Dr. Katherine E. Rose, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church - York, PA, Harrisburg District-Philadelphia Conference, 1st Episcopal District

Phyllis Petal Henry, twin sister of the Reverend Phillip Walcott of Guyana, 16th Episcopal District

The Reverend Roland Cooper, Jr., Local Elder serving North Stelton AME Church, Piscataway, New Jersey, NJ Conference, First Episcopal District

Gladston Emmanuel Statia, the father-in-law of Rev. Eon Nedd (father of Sis. June Statia Nedd), pastor of Blakely's Tabernacle A.M.E. Church, Guyana, 16th District

Sister Aretas R. Dudley, the spouse of Atty. Herbert L. Dudley, First President of the Connectional Lay Organization of the A.M.E. Church

Mr. Mack Gilbert Bess, brother of the Reverend Dr. Thomas L. Bess, Sr., Judicial Council Member of the A.M.E. Church and Pastor of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, Atlanta, GA, 6th Episcopal District Pastor

Sister Mable Watkins, widow of Presiding Elder J.M. Watkins of the 12th Episcopal District and a Life Member of the Women's Missionary Society of the A.M.E. Church

Minerva Hartsfield Fields, the sister of Supervisor Penny Hartsfield White and sister-in-law of The Rt. Rev. John F. White, Presiding Bishop, 4th Episcopal District, President Council of Bishops

Mrs. Grace Scott Curtis, the aunt of our Episcopal Supervisor, Dr. Dorothy Jackson Young and Senior Bishop McKinley Young, 3rd Episcopal District

The Rev. Herman Lee Massingale, Pastor of Saddler's Chapel A.M.E. Church, Bessemer, Alabama in the Northwest Alabama Annual Conference, 9th District

Mr. Timothy Ray Evans of Greenville, SC, the brother of the Rev. Steven L. Evans, Pastor of Friendship A.M.E. Church in Clinton, SC, Greenville District

Mrs. Ruby Mae Alexander Harris, the grandmother of (Sis. Tyce) Pastor Michael Scroggins, of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Bigelow, AR, Arkansas Conference

Sister Inetta Lewis, the widow of the late Rev. B. Z. Lewis, mother of Lettie Green, grandmother of Regan Green, 1st Vice President of the Oklahoma Lay Organization

Sis. Edith Simms, the mother of the Reverend Rita Williams, Pastor of Cornerstone A.M.E. Church, Indianhead, MD, Washington Conference, 2nd District

Mrs. Katie M. Mabole “Benn,” the mother-in-law of the Rev. Mark Petersen (Mrs. Aldilla), Trinity Chapel Touws River, Cape Conference, 15th Episcopal District

Sister Gloria Aaron, wife of Presiding Elder Rudolph U Aaron of London, England, European Annual Conference, 16th Episcopal District

Brother Eddie Lee Colvin, husband of Ethel Colvin, father of Rev. Alfonzo Colvin, pastor of Woodard Chapel A.M.E. Church, Bessemer, AL, and of seven other children

Mrs. Ethel Collins, mother of Mrs. Betty Hammock (Rev. Gwain, Hammock, 12th District Pastor) and the sister of Dr. Dorothy C. Henderson, 12th Episcopal District Lay President