Necrology                     May  - October 2016  
 
2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed,
we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens

                                              

/3/2016

Rev. Lawrence Forman, Sr., retired pastor from the New Jersey Annual Conference

5/3/2016

Rev. Ronald Freeman, a retired Pastor, Augusta Georgia Conference, 6th Episcopal District

5/4/2016

Sister Virginia Norris Scott, the sister of Bishop Richard Franklin Norris, 116th Elected and Consecrated Bishop of the AME Church

5/4/2016

Dr. Hallie B. Hendrieth-Smith, widow of the Rev. Noah Smith, 4th Episcopal District

5/4/2016

Ms. Annie Mae Sanders, grandmother of Rev. James Keeton, Jr., pastor of St. James AMEC, Erie, PA

5/6/2016

Presiding Elder Emeritus Jaime Coplin Shepherd, 16th Episcopal District

5/7/2016

Mr. Eugene Johnson, Sr., the father of Rev. Dr. Vanetta Brice, Pastor of St. John AME Church, Hughesville, MD

5/10/2016

Anthony M. Clark, son of Lucille Clark, brother of several 1st Episcopal Distor AMEC ministers

5/12/2016

Mr. James Rayburn Webb, the brother of Episcopal Supervisor Dr. Wilma Delores Webb Williams

5/19/2016

Ms. Toby E. Buchannon, sister of Mrs. Dorothy M. White and sister-in-law of Reverend Archie L. White, Pastor of Faith Chapel, Fostoria, Ohio

5/20/2016

The Rev. Dr. James Nathaniel Hoskins, retired pastor of the 1st Episcopal District on staff at St. James AME Winston Salem, NC

5/21/2016

Marlo Deniece Moore, the youngest sister of Elder Larry S. Hinton, Presiding Elder, Northern District , North Carolina Conference, 2nd District

5/23/2016

Mr. Walter C. McNeely, the father of Immediate Past Connectional WMS Worship Director, Dr. Barbara E. McNeely-Bouie

5/31/2016

Mrs. Geneva Coleman wife of The Rev. David C. Coleman, retired presiding elder of the South District, Chicago Conference

5/31/2016

Mrs. Odessa Brown, Past President of the South Ohio Conference WMS, Past President of the 3rd Episcopal District WMS, pastors widow

5/31/2016

Mrs. Bettie Hicks, the wife of Rev. Dr. George Hicks, Pastor of Ebenezer AME Church, Wateree District, Central Annual Conference

6/1/2016

Jean Audrey C.Cobbs, sister of Barbara C. Parrot/ sister-in-law of Presiding Elder Allen W. Parrott, Kingstree District, Palmetto Conference

6/2/2016

The Reverend James H. Johnson, retired Pastor of the Virginia Conference

6/2/2016

Sister. Ollye Martyn Kinchion Wright, widow of the Rev. Eugene W. Wright, Sr., Southern. California Conference

6/3/2016

Reverend Michael Stewart, former pastor of St. Luke A.M.E. Church, Hensley, AR

6/16/2016

Mrs. Gloria J. Thompson, Life Member WMS and a past Conference President of the California Conference WMS

6/18/2016

Mrs. Susan Nomvula Hoorn, wife of our supernumerary minister, the Rev Benjamin Marthinus Hoorn, emeritus Presiding Elder, 15th

6/18/2016

Mrs. Wilburn L. Boddie, one of the founders of AME-SADA its longest serving Board Member

6/19/2015

Bro. Torgsten Doniell Simmons, the brother of Rev. Synovia Everett, Itenerant Elder, St. John AMEC Nashville, TN

6/21/2016

Miss Jessica Gabrielle Crawford, the daughter of the Rev. D. Lavel Crawford, Sr., pastor of Avery Chapel AMEC, in Oklahoma City, Ok

6/22/2016

Ms. Barbara Ann (BobbyAnn) Dyson, mother of the Rev. Dr. Barbareta McGill of the Western North Carolina Conference

24-Jun

Sister Melinda R. Wilhite Evans, the sister of the Rev. Priscilla Taylor, Local Elder, Ministerial Staff at Young's Chapel AMEC Louisville, KY

6/24/2016

Reverend Hurdie Billingslea, Jr., retired Itinerant Elder whose last pastorate was at St. John AME Church in Worthington, Ohio

6/25/2016

Mrs. Costella Ayres, Life Member WMS and the wife of the late Rev. Dr. W. C. T. Ayres (Presiding Elder) 3rd

27-Jun

Bro. Alvin Hugley, son of the late Dr. A.A. Hugley, wife of local Elder, Allen AME Pittsburg, PA

6/27/2016

Rev. Mal Gibson, Senior Pastor of Historic Trinity, Manning District, Central Conference, 7th

6/27/2016

Mrs. Shirley J. Driver, sister-in-law of Presiding Elder & Mrs. Hartford Lee, Daytona Beach District, Central Conference, 11th Episcopal District

6/27/2016

Bro. William Lindberg Young, the brother of Rev. Thann Young, Pastor of Hemingway Temple AME Church in Washington, DC.

6/29/2016

Ms. Almeta Johnson, the grandmother of the Rev. Dr. Cornelius Hudson, an itinerant elder in the Northwest Texas Conference

6/29/2016

Mrs. Gloria J. Thompson, Life Member WMS,  a former connectional WMS workshop presenter, 5th Episcopal District

7/13/2016

Mr. Ralph Nolan Bulle, Sr., the brother of Mother Joan Marla McAllister, the Episcopal Supervisor of the Eighth Episcopal District

7/13/2016

The brother of Dr. John Q. Owens. Dr. Owens is the former Director of the Commission on Social Action

7/13/2016

Mrs. Shirley Lee Driver, sister-in-law of Presiding Elder & Mrs. Hartford and Bernice Aplin Lee, Daytona Beach District, Central Conference

7/15/2016

Sister Mable Jones McCall, wife of Rev. Dr. Homer L. McCall, retired pastor of St. John AME Church, Huntsville, AL. 

7/17/2016

Mr. Oscar B. Green, the stepfather of Rev. Dr. Gilbert Morgan, Sr., Pastor of Park Memorial AME Church, Romulus, Michigan

7/21/2016

Reverend Peter J. N.  Stephen, originally from the Guyana/Suriname Conference

7/21/2016

Presiding Elder Emeritus, Tyson L. Coble, Sr., Eastern District, Western North Carolina Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

7/21/2016

Mrs. Betty Owens, the sister of the Reverend Sylvester Marshall, Presiding Elder of the Natchez-Port Gibson District

7/21/2016

Mrs. Genora Newell, a life member of the WMS & mother of Mrs. Eloria James, the President of the 8th District MSWAWO+PK’s

7/22/2016

Lola Hines, the spouse of (Ret) Presiding Elder Joseph Forbes.  past Conference Branch President of the Kansas Nebraska WMS

7/22/2016

Dianne E. Freeman the President of the Midwest Conference Clergy Family Organization

7/26/2016

Kenna Christopher Owen, the brother of Paul Joseph (Marcia Fugh Joseph), son-in-law of Bishop Clement W. & Dr. Alexia B. Fugh

7/26/2016

Mr. Thurman Miller, Sr., the grandfather of Rev. Dr. Brandon A. A. J. Davis, pastor of St Andrewes AME Church Youngstown, OH

7/27/2016

Mrs. Vernadine Carter, wife of the Reverend Dr. Carrington D. Carter, pastor of Mt. Moriah AME Church, Annapolis, Maryland.

7/27/2016

Andrew Jackson, Jr, father of 1st lady, Peggy Jackson Wrigh/ father-in-love of the Rev. Charles T. Wright, pastor, Holy Trinity Las Vegas, NE

7/28/2016

Mr. Eugene Victor Woolridge, father of the Rev. Trevor E. Woolridge, Pastor of Johns Chapel AME Church, Enterprise AL

8/2/2016

Rose Fowlkes cousin of Dr. Joan L. Wharton, pastor of Hemingway Temple AME Church, Baltimore, MD

8/2/2016

Ariel Hubbard, cousin of Dr. Joan L. Wharton, pastor of Hemingway Temple AME Church, Baltimore, MD

8/2/12016

Josiah Hubbard Kirby, cousin of Dr. Joan L. Wharton, pastor of Hemingway Temple AME Church, Baltimore, MD

8/4/2016

Mrs. Ilah M. White, the mother of Rev.K.C. White, pastor of Ebenezer AME Church-Charlotte Hall, MD (Potomac District/Washington Conference)

8/8/2016

Daisy M. McKenzie, mother of  Joy Johnson, 16th District WMS Asst. Recording Secretary & grandmother of Rev. Shawin A. Reynolds

8/10/2016

Mrs. Cordelia Meeks Smith, clergy widow of over 40 years from the Kentucky Conference of the Thirteenth Episcopal District.

8/10/2016

Mrs. Mamie Hopkins Battle Miles, grandmother of Mrs. Starr Battle, Esq. (Leonard), Lay Alternate, Judicial Council, AMC

8/12/2016

Mrs. Patricia Ann (Bell) Palmer, the sister of General Board Member, the Rev. Larry James Bell, 4th Episcopal District

8/15/2016

Sis. Melusina (Mel) Sasportas Reeberg, the sister of the Rev. Marilynn S. Robinson/Kenneth, former pastors, St. Andrew, Memphis, TN

8/17/2016

Charles E. Jenkins, Jr., son of the late Presiding Elder Charles E, and Mrs. Lula Jenkins

8/21/2016

Mrs. Bernice McWilliams, the sister of Retired Judicial Council Member, Atty. Benjamin F. Edwards, 5th Episcopal District

8/21/2021

Presiding Elder Goodwin Douglas (Emeritus), Presiding Elder, Capitol District, 2nd District, and former Chair of the Episcopal Committee

8/25/2016

Doris Grace Franklin, mother of the Rev. Dorisalene Hughes, 5th District Director of Prayer/Rev. Christine Stancil, 1st lady of Wayman, St. Lou

8/29/2016

Rev. Florence Olivia Griffin, the sister of the Rev’s Archie Griffin, Etta Garth & VeRissa Cora Williams,13th District

8/29/2016

Mrs. Geneva Jackson, the mother of the Rev. Martin Jackson, pastor of Young's Chapel AMEC, Cotton Valley, LA

8/29/2016

Mr. Lonnie Charles "Sonnie" Williams, brother of Rev. John T. Grissom, pastor of St. Luke AMEC, Forrest City, AR

8/29/2016

Rev. Melvin Eugene Turner, brother of Saundra Lucas, 12th Episcopal District; AMEC General Board and Secretary of the SAC

8/31/2016

The Rev. Billy Scott, Sr., pastor of Bethel AME Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

8/31/2016

Mrs. Naomi Ruth Whitted Carter, wife of the Reverend Dessie L. Carter, retired pastor, Washington Annual Conference

9/2/2016

Clark Odell Mayes, father of Dr. Terence L. Mayes Sr., PE, Chattanooga District. & Rev. Keith R. Mayes, Sr., Pastor of Bethel AMEC Knoxville

9/9/2016

Ret. Presiding Elder, Rev. Elliott L. Strickland of the Southwest Georgia Conference, Sixth Episcopal District

9/11/2016

Deacon LeRoy Clegg, brother of Mrs. Aline Allen, widow of Presiding Elder Thomas Gene Allen, 12th Episcopal District

9/11/2016

Mrs. Emogene "Baby" Noles Thomas, mother of Mrs. Wendy K. Miller (12th District M-SWAWO + PKs - PK Coordinator)

9/12/2016

Rev. E J Fundi, father of Sister Charity Fundi, South West Zambia (SWZ) Conference Lay Organization Corresponding , 17th District Secretary

9/12/2016

Rev. Victor Ntinda Sikazwe, Pastor at Bright Temple MATERO AME Church, Former Presiding Elder, 17th District

9/13/2016

Mrs. Christene Helen Knew Chambliss, former Connectional WMS Officer and WFMW President, wife of CAPT. USN retired, Carroll Chamliss

9/13/2016

Sister Amanda Ragin Logan, the mother of Reverend Gervine Bell, pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church in Voorhees, NJ

9/13/2016

Mrs.  Rosie Lee McNeil, mother of the Rev. Georgia Morrow, pastor of Greater St. Paul AMEC in Morgantown, WV

9/15/2016

 Mr. James McAllister, the brother of Bishop Julius Harrison McAllister, Presiding Bishop, 8th Episcopal District

9/13/2016

Mrs. Lillie James, sister of the Rev. Georgia Morrow, pastor of Greater St. Paul AMEC in Morgantown, WV

9/21/2016

Rev. Hodijah O. Gray, retired pastor (Superannuate), and husband of Sister Lula B. Gray, a member of St. Andrew AME Church in Pine Bluff

9/23/2016

Mrs. Joan Lee Nelson, the sister of Supervisor Ernestine Lee Henning (ret.), and the sister-in-law of Bishop (ret.) Cornal Garnett Henning

9/27/2016

Mela D. Merrick, the sister of Rev. Johnnie Merrick, Pastor of Bethlehem AMEC - McAlpin, Florida

9/27/2016

Reverend Abner C. Wright, Sr., retired Itinerant Elder of the West Virginia Conference, serving over 50 years

9/27/2016

Brother William Cobb, the son and step-son of Sister Jessie Kirkland and the Rev. Louis Kirkland, Mother Mid-Way Jacksonville

9/29/2016

Mrs. Daisy Bee McKelphin, sister of Mrs. Priscilla Scott, Rev. T. W., pastor and first lady of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Arkadelphia

9/30/2016

Ch (COL-Retired) John DeVeaux, the brother of Bishop William P. DeVeaux, Sr.

9/30/2016

Rev. Eugene W. Wright, Sr., itinerant in the AMEC as he pastored in each of the seven (now six) Annual Conferences in the 5th Episcopal District

10/1/2016

Reverend Richard C. Dyson, Sr., age 83, retired pastor in the Washington Conference of the Second Episcopal District

10/3/2016

Reverend Frank Price the pastor of Bethel AME Church in Campbellsville, Kentucky

10/5/2016

Michael LaWayne Cooper; the brother of Mrs. Gwendolyn C. Brown/Rev. Ronnie Brown, pastor of Pine Grove AMEC Greeleyville, SC

10/5/2016

Sister Thelma Glover, distinguished lay leader and educator in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, 5th

10/10/2016

Mr. Roosevelt “Jack” Robinson, Hurricane Matthew related fatality 10/9/16, brother-in-law of Shirley J. Sheares, 2nd District

10/11/2016

Linwood Lewis, Sr., the Brother-In-Law of Dr. Sylvia Ross Talbot, Supervisor Retired

10/16/2016

Bro. Ellis Dean Boatley, the brother of Sis. Shelby G Strode, wife of Rev. Dr. Robert A. Strode, pastor of St. Paul A.M.E. Versailles, KY

10/17/2016

Sister Maggie Jo Harper Jefferson; the widow of the late Presiding Elder Willie Jefferson, Jr, 7th Episcopal District

10/17/2016

Mr. Emanuel T. Manigault, Sr., father of Reverend Carl Anderson, Pastor of Greater St. Stephen AMEC, Georgetown District, 7th District

10/17/2016

Mrs. Virginia Stanley, the widow of the late Rev. Hugo Stanley, Sr. and a member of Greater St. James AMEC, Conway, SC

10/18/2016

Br. Michael Smith, the brother of Rev. Dr. Stanley Smith, pastor of Asbury AME Church in Chester, Pa.

10/20/2016

The Reverend James Howard Stowe, Jr, pastor of Brown Chapel AME Church, Cincinnati, OH

10/20/2016

Mrs. Jamie Brown-Liggins, the wife of Rev. Timothy E. Liggins, pastor of Grace Covenant AME Church, Whitehall, OH

10/20/2016

Ms. Geraldine “Gerri” F. Ballard, grandmother of Rev. Carolyn C. Cavaness, Pastor, Bethel AME Church of Ardmore, PA

10/22/2016

Mr. Orlando V. Brown, Sr., the brother-in-law of Bishop William P. DeVeaux, Sr., retired bishop in the A.M.E. Church

10/24/2016

Mrs. Gracie Coward, mother of Reverend Dr. Derrick Scott, Pastor of St. Paul (Irmo) African Methodist Episcopal Church, Columbia District

10/25/2016

Brother Jerry Rankin, the younger brother of Brother Bobby Rankin, Chief Security Specialist of the  African Methodist Episcopal Church.

10/28/2016

Mr. Herman J. Felton, Sr., father of Dr. Herman J. Felton, Jr., President of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, OH

 



      





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