Necrology,   April 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).

Mr. Travis Neal Fair, the father of the Revs. Garry and Angela Fair, Wilson Chapel AME Church, Memphis, TN, !3th Episcopal District

Sister Eldean Nichols, widow of the late Presiding Elder Charlie E. Nichols who served in the Marianna and Pensacola district, Old West FL Conference, 11th

Mrs. Maggie B. Williams, the widow of the late Rev. Dr. Julius C. Williams, Atlanta GA, 6th Episcopal District

Sister Sandra L Moss Burnette, the sister-in-law of Rev. Fred Blackwell, pastor of Shorter Chapel AMEC Church, Tullahoma, TN, ETN Conference, 13th

Mrs. Eliza Harleston, the mother of Mrs. Kathleen Simmons, the treasurer for the Seventh Episcopal District MSWAWO+PKs

Bro. Ronald Jenkins, husband of Rev. Dr. Edna Canty Jenkins, Pastor of Embry AME Church in College Park, Maryland, 2nd District

Mr. Jerome Woodward, the uncle of the Rev. Dr. C. Carlton, (Rev. Blanche G. Carlton) Pastor of Saint Stephen AMEC, Manhattan District, NY Conference

The Reverend Cornelius Hayes, Presiding Elder (retired) of the Illinois Conference, 4th Episcopal District

The Reverend. William Thorn, the brother of The Rev. J. Leon Thorn, Pastor, St James AME Church in Chicago, Chicago Conference, 4th Episcopal District

Brother William Booze, the husband of the Rev. Evelyn Booze, Pastor of New Bethel AMEC, Vineland, NJ, Atlantic City District - New Jersey Conference, 1st 

The Reverend Etolia Carolyn White, an ordained minister and a member of St John A.M.E. Church, Frankfort, KY, Lexington District-Kentucky Conference

Herbert Stowe, brother of the Rev. James H. Stowe, Itinerant Elder, ret, Lexington District-KY Conference/other Lay leadership siblings, 13th District

Mrs. Genette Ann Brown-McDaniel, the mother of the Reverend Erika Barnes, Itinerant Elder, Washington Annual Conference, Second Episcopal District

The Rev. Dr. Shirley Jean Hicks Decoster, Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Reidsville, North Carolina, WNC Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

The Rev. James Weeden, retired Itinerant Elder and pastor of the West Tennessee Annual Conference, 13th Episcopal District

Mr. Jesse Williams, Sr.; the brother-in-law of Presiding Elder Troy Merritt, Jr., and Mrs. Brenda Merritt, of the Nashville District, TN Conference, 13th District

Mrs. Lillian Jackson, the mother of The Right Reverend Reginald T. Jackson, Presiding Prelate of the Sixth Episcopal District AME Church

Mr. Ricky Terry, the brother of the Rev. A. Elaine Pate, Supply Pastor, Hunter Chapel AMEC, Elberton Georgia, Augusta Conference, 6th Episcopal District

Mrs. Grace Allen Leeper, the mother of the Rev. Karen Bennett, Pastor, Greater Bethel AMEC, Athens, Georgia, Augusta Conference, 6th Episcopal District

Mr. Eddie Turner, brother-in-law of the Rev. Dr. John Freeman, pastor of United AMEC, Xenia, and the Rev. Brenda Freeman, pastor of Cyrene, Piqua, OH

Brother Joshua LeRon Stewart, the son of the Reverend Veda Stewart, pastor of Barnes Temple A.M.E. Church in Elsmere, Kentucky, 13th Episcopal District

Mother Anna Senatle, former Episcopal Supervisor; widow of the Late Bishop Harold Benjamin Senatle, 102nd Elected and Consecrated Bishop, AME Church

Mr. Robert Neal Coley, the father of Mrs. D. Michelle Coley Sherrod, 1st Lady, Stringer St. AMEC, Dothan, AL, the Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Sherrod III, pastor

The Reverend Charlotte Evans, retired Itinerant Elder, North Ohio Conference, past Vice President of the Connectional Fellowship of Church Educators

Mrs. Marie W. Claytor, mother of Mr. Thomas Watford and mother-in-law of Presiding Elder, Rev. Dr. Letitia Williams-Watford, Tuskegee District, 9th

The Reverend Ronald Christopher, the uncle of Rev. Dr. Wendall O.E. Christopher, pastor of Faith AME Church, Laurel MD, 2nd Episcopal District