Necrology          January 2016 - April  2016

  

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

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

1/4/2016

Mr. Dallas T. Yates, the father of the Rev. Dallasteen Joy Yates, pastor of New St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, Okeechobee, FL

1/5/2016

Deacon Joel R. Tolefree, brother of the Rev. Truman (Rev. Bettie) Tolefree, Pastor of Pilgrim Rest AMEC Monticello, AR

1/6/2016

Betty Williams Taylor, wife of the Rev. Ralph Ray Taylor, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Millen, Georgia.

1/7/2016

Kyson Louis Mayes, infant grandson of Rev. and Mrs.  Keith Mayes, ist family, Bethel AMEC Knoxville, TN

1/7/2016

Deacon Joseph V. Newburn, father-in-law of Rev. Roy Smith, pastor-Beech Hill & New Seminary-Stephens, AK

1/11/2016

Mrs. Dorothy Green, the sister of Presiding Elder Mary (Edward) Williams of the North Little Rock/Ft. Smith District

1/11/2016

Melvin D. Wilson, Sr., the father of Rev. Melvin D. Wilson, Jr., pastor Payne Chapel AME Church, Duquesne, Pennsylvania

1/12/2016

Doris Marie Thornton, the widow of the late Rev. Dr. Samuel C. Thornton, a former pastor of Tyree AME Church, Philadelphia Conference

1/12/2016

Mrs. Ruth L. Walters,  sister of ret. Pastor, Rev. David L. Randolph,  aunt of Rev. Dawn S. Christopher,  Byrd’s AMEC-Clayton, Delaware  

1/13/2016

Mrs. Rose Ann Brown, the grandmother of Rev. Casey Gatewood, wife of the Rev. Dr. L. Anthony Gatewood,  Spelman Chapel, Kent, OH

1/15./2016

Sister Cheryl McCoy Smith, the sister of Brenda Graham, Coordinator of the Clergy Families Organization, East Annual Conference, 11th

1/19/2016

Mrs. Jimmie D. Bender, the mother of Mrs. Joyce Davis, wife of Rev. Charles Davis, Sr., pastor of Allen Temple AMEC Cleveland, OH

1/25/2016

Brother Frank James Marshall, brother of the Rev. Dr. Willie Marshall, Pastor of St. James AMEC St. Louis, MO

1/272016

Henry W. Murph Jr, son of Bishop Henry W. Murph Sr. 86th consecrated and elected bishop

1/27/2016

Dr. M. Marianne Dyson, wife of Presiding Elder Emeritus, William A. Dyson, Sr., Portsmouth/Richmond/Roanoke District

1/30/2016

Ricky Martin, the brother of Presiding Elder Randolph W. Martin, of the Hot Springs District, West Arkansas Annual Conference

2/3/2016

Rev. Dr. Joseph H. Cyprian, Sr., a retired presiding elder of the Louisiana Annual Conference, 8th Episcopal District

2/5/2016

Reverend William Phillips, pastor of Mt. Herman AME Church, Grenada, Mississippi.

2/5/2016

Mamma M. Aletta Lebotse, the mother-in-law of Rev. Paul Messiah, pastor of Gow Chapel in kraaifontein-Cape Town, South Africa

2/9/2016

Rev. Isaac O. Ryder, Jr., a retired Itinerant Elder in the Philadelphia Annual Conference

2/10/2016

Reverend Emmanuel Conway Leak, retired pastor of the Fourth Episcopal District

2/11/2016

Reverend Cato Leamon Mott, Sr., pastor of Saint Mary AME Church in Osteen, FL.

2/12/2016

Reverend Carl Brinkley, retired pastor in the Central Conference of the 11th Episcopal District

2/12/2016

Robert Lee Freeman, the father of the Rev. Roger Wilmer, pastor of St. James AMEC Chambersburg, PA

2/12/2016

Sister Gwendolyn Scott, the mother of Rev. Darrell Scott, pastor of New Tyler AME Church, Memphis, TN

2/12/2016

The sister of Mrs. Gloria Epperson and sister-in-law of  Rev.Jerry Epperson, Pastor of St. Mark AME Church, Parson, TN

2/14/2016

Willie Thomas Allen, father of Rev. Dr. Marcia Allen Owens, Asso. Pastor of Arnett Chapel AMEC Quincy, FL 

2/16/2016

Mrs. Alberta A. Hilton, the widow of Presiding Elder Jacob William Hilton, Sr., Brookhaven District, of the old Mississippi  Conference

2/17/2016

Mrs. Emma Ray Arrington, the mother of Rev. Charlene Arrington-Moore (J.C. Moore), Pastor of Bethel AMEC, Michigan City, Indiana

2/17/2016

Reverend Anthony Young, a Local Elder at Words of Faith A. M. E. Church, Mableton, Georgia,

2/18/2016

Reverend Keith Jones, Local Elder and Associate Minister at Spelman Chapel, Kent, Ohio

2/18/2016

Mrs. Elizabeth Rose Hightower Beasley, the mother of Rev. Vincent Hightower, Pastor of Zion Temple AME Church Brazoria, TX

2/18/2016

Mr. Robert L. Leeper, the father of the Rev. Karen Bennett,  pastor of Paradise AMEC, Jefferson, Georgia, Athens-Vidalia District

2/18/2016

Reverend Keith Jones, Local Elder and Associate Minister at Spelman Chapel, Kent, Ohio

2/18/2016

Mrs. Elizabeth Rose Hightower Beasley, the mother of the Reverend Vincent Hightower, Pastor of Zion Temple AME Church Brazoria, Texas,

2/19/2016

Rev. Anthony Young, a Local Elder at Words of Faith A. M. E. Church, Mableton, Georgia

2/21/2016

Mr. James Randolph Dickens, father of Dr. William (Bill) Dickens, columnist, for the online TCR writing on AME Church School topics

2/22/2016

Sister Mary L. Klugh, the spouse of Retired Presiding Elder Oscar Klugh of the Seventh Episcopal District

2/22/2016

Sister Lela Briscoe, mother of the Rev. Tara Briscoe who is the pastor of Mt. Zion AME Italy, p

2/22/2016

Brother Mason Rice Sr., the father of the Reverend Mason Rice Jr., Pastor at Saint James AME Church in Denton, Texas and

2/23/2016

Mr. L. J. Sapp, the husband of the Reverend Equilla Sapp, a Local Deacon at Greater Hayes AME Church in Oakdale, Louisiana.

2/23/2016

Sister Mary L. Klugh, the spouse of Retired Presiding Elder Oscar Klugh of the Seventh Episcopal District

2/23/2016

Frank Brown, the husband of the Rev. Dr. Teresa Fry Brown, AMEC Historiographer

2/27/2016

Mr. Lionel Hunter, the twin brother of Presiding Elder Cordell Hunter, Eastern District of the Baltimore Conference

2/29/2016

Bishop Arthur Edwin Doctor, Sr., the father of Rev. Arthur Edwin Doctor, Jr., pastor of St. Mark AMEC in Wilkinsburg, PA

3/2/2016

Sister Evelyn Daughtry, wife of Rev. L. R. Daughtry, the pastor of Campbell's Chapel AMEC in Carrollton, Virginia

3/2/2016

Mr. Brandon Latroy Turner, the brother of the Reverend Melanie Samuels-Black, pastor of Wards Chapel AMEC, Scottsville, KY

3/3/2016

Sister Lela Viola Ware, Widow of the late Rev. Charles E. Ware, WTN Conference, 13th Episcopal District

3/3/2016

Sister Grace Simmons, mother of the Rev. Synovia Everett, Itinerant Elder of St. John AME Church, Nashville TN

3/8/2016

Rev. Walter E. Daniels, Pastor of St. Mark A.M.E. Church, Atlanta, Georgia

3/8/2016

Martha Links, daughter of the late Rev and Mrs. J.J Links; sister in law of Rev. & Mrs. Richard, 15th District

3/9/2016

Mrs. Lois Patrick ClaybornAMEC PK, wife of John Clayborn, 13th District and mother of Rev. Dr. Patrick Clayborn, Huntsville, Al

3/9/2016

Sis. Carmen Jovonne Eason, daughter of former connectional officer & pastor of St. Paul AMEC, Atlanta, GA, the Rev. John Eason (Linda)

3/9/2016

Mr. Claude Presley, Sr., father of Rev. Shelva Presley (supernumerated minister in the Arkansas Annual Conference) 

3/10/2016

Mr. Calvin McCoppin, the brother of Rev. Sandra M. Smith, Pastor of Little Zion AME Church, Greenwood, SC

3/10/2016

John Jacobs, brother-in-law of Mrs. Lillian Joubert, wife of the late Rev Henry A. Joubert, 15th Episcopal District

3/11/2016

Rev. John W. Robertson Jr, husband of Mrs. Floretta Robertson, the brother of the Rev. Mary R. White, Lexington, KY

3/11/2016

Sis. Sandra K. Wood, who served the AME Church for over 30 years working in the AME Church Pension Department

3/11/2016

Brother John Harvey, Jr., son of Rev. H. Lorraine Harvey, Randallstown, MD

3/14/2016

Rev. Bernard A. Brown, Sr., loving shepherd of Cumberland AME Church in Georgetown, South Carolina, Georgetown District

3/16/2016

Rev. Vara Burns, the wife of Rev. Harry Burns, Pastor of Orangehill AMEC, Wedgefield, SC,

3/16/2016

Rev. Celestan Vaughn, a retired Itinerant Elder of the Louisiana Conference of the Eighth Episcopal District.

3/16/2016

Mrs. Johnnie M. Williams Plant, mother-in-law of Rev. Reginald Cleaver Sr., pastor of Ward Chapel AMEC, Little Rock, AR

3/17/2016

Rev. Dr. Lena Flowers, retired Itinerant Elder, former pastor of Cobb Bethel AME Church in the North Atlanta District

3/19/2016

Brother Peter Felder, II.  Brother Felder, a member of Williams Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Orangeburg, South

3/21/2016

Rev. Julia Tillman, Retired Pastor in the Columbia District, South Carolina Annual Conference, 7th Episcopal District

3/22/2016

Mrs. Dorothy L. Martin, the mother of  Rev. Michael L. Martin, pastor of Greater Hayes A. M. E. Church, Oakdale, Louisiana

3/22/2016

Mr. Willie Richardson, Jr., the brother of the Rev. Cheryl J. West & Rev. James Palmer, Jr., pastor of Saint John New Orleans

3/22/2016

Mr. Gus Jones, the uncle of the Rev. Michael L. Martin, pastor of Greater Hayes AMEC, Oakdale, Louisiana.

3/23/2016

Reverend Wyleeia McCrary-Moxey, pastor of Hatcher Chapel, Cleveland, Ohio

3/25/2016

Mrs. Eddie White, Life Member WMS, sister-in-law of the Rev. Donald T. White, pastor, ret.TN Conference, 13th District

3/25/2016

Rev. Calvin James Bush, former pastor of Mt. Zion, Brownsville, PA and Associate Minister at Bethel, PA

3/29/2016

Paul Dykes, the husband of Rev. Regina Ragin-Dykes, the pastor of New Life AMEC, Pittsburgh, PA

3/29/2016

Mrs. June Mac Sisco, the aunt of Mrs. Nona Freeman/Rev. Ronald L. Freeman, Sr., St. Luke AMEC, Daugherty, VA

3/30/2016

Mr. Charlie Calvin Sr., father of The Rev. Charletta C. Robinson, Pastor of Bethel AMEC (Panama City, Fl.).

3/30/2016

Mrs. Aline Hayes Wortham the widow of the late Rev. Willie W. Wortham, WTN Conference, 13th

3/30/2016

Rev. Dr. Deborah Thomas Dennie, PhD, a retired Itinerate Elder in the West Tennessee Annual Conference

3/31/2016

Rev. Permell Jordan, retired Pastor in the Eleventh Episcopal District who passed on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 

4/1/2016

Rev. Dr. Cecil Wayne Cone, Former President of Edward Waters College

4/4/2016

Ms. Myrtis Armbrister the aunt of Bro. Kevin Pryor, spouse of Rev. LaVeeshia Pryor, pastor of Saint Paul AMEC in Richmond, KY

4/4/2016

Mr. Jordan L. Fugh, the brother of Bishop Clement W. Fugh, Presiding Bishop of the Fourteenth Episcopal District

4/5/2016

Rev. Dr. Larnie G. Horton, Presiding Elder Emeritus of the Western North Carolina Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

4/5/2016

Rev. Johnny Bill Stallworth, retired pastor and presiding elder, Pensacola-Panama City District, Florida Conference

4/6/2012

Mr. E. D. Foster, uncle of Rev. Dr. J. Arthur Rumph, Pastor of Grant African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles, CA

4/13/2016

Sylvester Thomas Baskin, the brother of the Rev. Carolyn Baskin-Bell, President of the 5th Episcopal District Women in Ministry

4/14/2016

Rev. Wardell Dyson, Sr. ret. Pastor, father of Rev. Wardell Dyson, Jr., the pastor of Venable Chapel AMEC, Liverpool, LA

4/26/2016

Rev. James E. F. Lawrence, ret. Presiding Elder, 1st Episcopal District, serving the Western NYk & South District, Philadelphia Conferences

4/27/2016

Mrs. Ruby J. Alexander, widow of  Rev. Robert H. Alexander, Sr., the mother of Rev. James Alexander, Sr. Pastor of St. Paul Columbus, GA

4/30/2016

Rev. Dr. Joan Wilkerson Stewart, the Sixth Episcopal District WIM, Executive Board Worship Leader



      





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