Necrology    January 2016 - December  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

/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

11/2/2016

Mrs. Minnie M. W. Hall, mother of Rev. Clinton J. Hall, II, Pastor of Trinity AME Church, Beaufort District, South Carolina 

11/2/2016

Mrs. Julia Denise Snell, the niece of Presiding Elder (retired) Clarence V. Boyd and Mrs. Birdie M. Boyd, 12th Episcopal District

11/4/2016

Sister Mary Ann Baker, the wife of Retired Pastor, the Rev. James Baker of the North Carolina Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

11/7/2016

Mr. Timothy Williams, the nephew of Presiding Elder Ernest L. Montague, Baltimore Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

11./8/2016

Rev. Leroy Kennon, Retired Presiding Elder of the Orlando District, Central Conference, Eleventh Episcopal District.

11/9/2016

Mr. Terrance Oswald Alston, the brother of Rev. Peggy J. Pope, the pastor of Greater Mt. Ararat AMEC of Nesmith, South Carolina

11/10/2016

Rev. Gabriel Cuthbert Thomas, retired Itinerant Elder of the Windward Islands Conference, Sixteenth Episcopal District.  

11/14/2016

Mrs. Mary M. Hughes, the mother of the Rev. Thomas M. Hughes, Presiding Elder of the South District, Chicago Conference

11/14/2016

Gwen Ifill, PBS political reporter and vice-presidential-debate moderator, sister of connectional officer, Presiding Elder Earle Ifill

11/14/2016

Mrs. Letha M. Brooks, the mother of the Reverend Arnett Thornton, Pastor of Community AME Church, Cleveland

11/16/2016

Retired Presiding Elder, Rev. Samson Manoah Cooper, of the Pittsburgh-West Virginia Conference, 3rd Episcopal District

11/18/2016

Sis. Larce Callender, widow of the late Rev. E. G. Callender, WMS Area Chair, 6th Episcopal District

11/20/2016

Sister Ruth Cecil, the aunt of the Rev. Karen Y. Carter, Supernumerary Minister, Kentucky

11/21/2016

Reverend Willie Rainey, Pastor of Palestine AME Church, Tyro, Arkansas

11/28/2016

Mrs. Susie Wade Washington, the aunt of Rev. Dr. Robert C. Wade, Presiding Elder, Camden-Trenton District, NJ Conference

12/4/2016

Mr. Sylvester Luckey, father of the Reverend Dr. Clarence Luckey, 12th Episcopal District

12/5/2016

Mrs. Rebecca Davis, the mother of Sister Annie L. Cummings/mother in law of Rev. Archie Cummings, Pastor of Heard AMEC, NJ

12/5/2016

Mother Ameta Thompson, the grandmother of Lic. Jennifer Greer, wife of Rev. Daylan K. Greer, Sr. pastor Bethel-Bloomfield, CO

12/5/2016

Mr. Phillip Eugene Thomas, Sr., the brother of Mrs. Janet Benjamin, Executive Assistant to Bishop James and Supervisor Arelis Davis

12/6/2016

Mrs. Marie Dyer, sister of Karen Christopher, sister-in-law of Rev. Dr. Wendell Christopher, Sr., Pastor, Faith AMEC, Laurel MD

12/8/2016

Mr. Charles . Flunder, brother of the Rev. Horace R. Charles, pastor of Greater Lee Chapel AMEC, El Dorado, 12th Episcopal District

12/14/2016

Mr. David Middleton, uncle of Mrs. Dianna B. Golphin, spouse of the Reverend Kenneth J. Golphin, 13th Episcopal District

12/16/2016

Reverend John Baker Brown, Sr., Retired Itinerant Elder of the 3rd Episcopal District.

12/16/2016

Mrs. Velma Lee Oden, 1st lady of Bethel AMEC Oxnard, CA/ former 1st lady of Brookins Community, wife of Dr. Clyde Odom, Jr.

12/18/2016

AME PK, Mr. Robert Thomas Matthews, III, past 6th District Lay Director of Public Relations

12/19/2016

Rev. Sylvia Ann Harris, sister of Rev. Fred Harris and Rev. Dr. Sheila Harris of the 13th Episcopal District.

12/20/2016

Brother Eugene Minson, Jr., the father of Rev. Eugene Minson, III, Pastor of Emanuel AME Church, New Rochelle, N.Y. Conference

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Brother Barnel Louden, the father of Rev. Ellis B. Louden, Pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover Delaware, Delaware  Conference

12/21/2016

Mother Helen Toodle, the aunt of Rev. Juanita Hall Walters, Pastor of Greater Mt. Olive AME Church Philadelphia

12/21/2016

Mr. Willie E. Brooks, father of the Reverend Arnett Thornton, Pastor of Community AME Church, Cleveland, Ohio

12/21/2016

Reverend Theaussar Campbell, Retired Itinerant Elder, North Carolina Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

12/22/2016

Rosalind Louise Walker, sister of Rev. David Walker, Pastor of the Greater St. James AMEC, Thomson, Georgia

12/22/2016

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth W. Mason, the mother of the Rev. George “Sonny” Mason, IV, pastor of Brooks Chapel AME Church, Tulare, CA

12/23/16

Mr. Elvon Deberry, father of Rev. Sabrina Transou, Pastor of New Greater Bethel AME Church, Jackson, TN

12/23/2016

Mrs. Hazel C Mwandu, the wedded wife of Rev. Honest Mwandu, pastor of Jordan Chapel AME Church, Zambia Conference of the 17th

12/24/2016

Mrs. Aline Watson Johnson, mother of Daniel W. Johnson, pastor of Allen Temple AME Church, Pine Bluff, AR

12/29/2016

Mrs. Cynthia Ann Shuler, the President of the 10th Episcopal District M-SWAWO +PK’S

12/30/2016

Mrs. Margaret Wright Cummings, the sister-in-law of  Ret. Bishop Frank Curtis Cummings