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Rev. Jeremias Baisako, superannuated preacher in Namibia Annual Conference

Angela H. Smith, wife of Presiding Elder, Dr. William Smith, Marion District-Northeast SC Annual Conference

Randy Shelton Wilson, nephew of Gwendolyn Brown, Central SC Conference President of MSWAWO+PK’s

Rev. Kenneth Burnett, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Daisy Banks Gray, the sister of (3) 12th Episcopal District pastors, Revs. Larry, Rev. Lessly and Rev. Andrew Banks

Rev. Hugh Bennett, a retired preacher in the Oklahoma State Annual Conference

Rev. Willie James Moses, retired pastor, East TN Conference, 13th Episcopal District

Rev. Veola McGowan, retired minister, 12th Episcopal District

Andrew L. Hughes, the father of Rev. Anthony Hughes, pastor of Bethel Memorial AME Church, San Diego, CA.

Rev. John C. Justice, a former pastor in the New Jersey Annual Conference

David McCune, the brother of Rev. Ron McCune, pastor at Bethel AMEC, Bloomfield, CT, New England Conference

Dr. Edward W. Robinson, Jr., the uncle of the late State Rep. David P. Richardson, Jr.

Rev. Elizabeth A. Walton, Local Elder, New Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Delano, CA, 102 years old

Anna Roberts Lodge, mother of Augusta GA Conference YPD Director Mrs. Terri Lodge Kelly, 6th Episcopal District

Rev. Gabriel S. Hardeman, former pastor in Atlanta, Georgia; Singer-songwriter best known for co-writing R&B

Claudia Myers, the mother of Rev. D. Albert Turk, pastor at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, NY Conference, Manhattan District

Eugene Davis, the brother of Rev. Ruby Lowe, pastor Mt. Pisgah AMEC in Atlantic Beach and Rev. Mary F. Davis (11th)

James Purvis Shipman, father-in-law of Presiding Elder Larry S. Hinton, Great North District, NC Conference, 2nd

Carolyn J. Burgess, the widow of the late Rev. Braxton V. Burgess, WMS Life Member & former Episcopal WMS President, 4th

Reverend Richard L. Corpening, pastor of St Stephen AME Church, Liberty, NC, 2nd Episcopal District

Marion Tyson, widow of Rev. Dr. Albert Tyson Jr., mother of P.E. Albert Tyson, III, (4th) & Rev. Margaret Tyson, pastor (3rd)

Katie Theola Mitchell, mother of Rev. Vincent Floyd Mitchell, Presiding Elder of the North District-South Conference, 11th

Marilyn Auguste, the mother of Rev. Cheryl Auguste, who serves the ministerial staff at Bridge Street AMEC in Brooklyn, NY

Rev. Arnold T. Evans, the pastor of First AME Church in Sharon Hill, PA (Philadelphia Conference, West/Mainline District

Rev. Ronald Woods of Perris, CA. Rev, who retired last year as pastor of Quinn AME Church, Moreno Valley, CA.

Deacon Edward Wright, the father of Rev. E. Jean Bonds, pastor at Mt. Zion AMEC, Riverton, NJ (New Jersey Conference

Deacon Ulysis Wooten, father of Mrs. Patricia Jones, father in law of Rev. Melvin Jones, pastor at Trinity Church in Cinnaminson, NJ

Joy Morgan, the wife of Rev. George Morgan, Sr., Pastor of Allen Chapel AME Church, Rockdale, Texas

Wesley Sams, husband of Rev. Gloria Cash-Sams, pastor of Wesley Chapel AME Church-Clute, Texas

William "Mike" Lee, the brother of Rev. Mae H. Smith, Pastor of Mt. Olive AME Church, Mineral Wells, Texas

Rev. Niklaas Christians, superannuated Presiding Elder of the Namibia Annual Conference

Mother Anna De Bruyn, mother of the Rev. Elliot De Bruyn of Ming Chapel, Saldanha, Cape Annual Conference

Karl Martin, beloved steward and trustee of Ebenezer Chapel Retreat, 15th Episcopal District

Henderson S. Davis, Jr., son of Dr. Henderson S. Davis, former Historiographer of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Johnnie Mae Ferrill, the sister of the Reverend Truman (Rev. Bettie) Tolefree, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Bigelow, AR

Brother Kimberly Pendleton, the son of the Rev. MacArthur Pendleton, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Shelbyville, KY

Rev. Peola Scott, ministerial staff member at St. Philip Monumental AME Church, Savannah, GA,

James Edith, the father of the Reverend Mattie Riley (Frank) Hayes, pastor of St. Luke AME Church, St. Augustine, FL.

Gertrude E. Wilkie, the mother of Patricia Norris - daughter in law of Bishop and Mrs. Richard F. Norris and wife of Richard F. Norris, II

David Jacobs, 2nd youngest brother of the "Jacobs Clan": Rev. Anthony Jacobs, Rev. Daniel Jacobs and Mrs. Elaine Sauls, 15th

Wilma Sayles, daughter of the late Rev. Wlliam Marshall Jacks, Presiding Elder, Los Angeles District, Southern California Conference

Deacon Nathaniel James, the father of Charmaine Alexander, Financial Secretary for CONN-M-SWAWO, Plus PKs

Cynthia Dawson-Williams, the sister of Rev. Angelo S. Dawson, pastor at Bethel AMEC, Springfield, MA (New England Conference

Mother Juanita Wright, the mother of Dr Canise Bean, First Lady of the historic St Paul AME Church Columbus, OH

David L. Wiley, the brother of the Rev. Kary Williams, Jr., pastor of Payne Chapel AfME Church in Duquesne, PA

Mrs. Debra Verrett, sister of Rev. Gayle Davis-Culp, pastor of Holy Trinity AME Church, Long Beach, CA.

Anne M. White, the mother of the Rev. Dr. Carey G. Anderson, Pastor of 1st AME Church Seattle, Washington

Joyce Brock Cal, mother of the Rev. Reginald Brock, pastor of St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, Nashville TN

Rev. Hans Petersen, a seasoned Local Elder at the St Marks AME Church, Gibeon, RSA, 15th District

Joan White, sister-in-law of Rev. Mae H. Smith, Pastor of Mt. Olive AME Church-Mineral Wells, Texas

Thomas Reown, Sr., the brother of Rev. Oliver Reown, pastor of Baker Chapel AME Church-Big Springs, Texas

Mrs. Laura Wallace, the sister-in-law of Evangelist Tina Wallace-Ray, members of St. James AME Church-Fort Worth, TX

Sylvia Askins Bynum, sister of Mrs. Delorse A. Lewis & sister-in-law of Dr. Richard A. Lewis, Treasurer/CFO AME Finance Dept.

Charles B. Jackson, the father of Bishop Reginald Jackson, Presiding Prelate, 20th Episcopal District, Ecumenical Officer, Chair SAC

Mr. Frederick Patterson, Jr., the brother of Rev. Dr. Charlotte Sydnor, Pastor & brother-in-law of Editor Calvin Sydnor III

Reverend Terrance A. McClay of the Fourth Episcopal District

Doris Regina Lancaster Dandridge, the mother of Rev. Dr. John Dandridge, pastor of St. Paul Agnew AMEC  Pulaski, Tennessee

Darren Lee Ross, the brother of Rev. Dr. Eraina M. Ross-Aseme, Pastor Cain Grant AME Kansas City, Missouri

Vestoria Lyle Keesee, the aunt of the Rev. Robert E. Keesee, Presiding Elder, North Nashville District-TN

Kimley E. Jackson, the daughter of The Rev. David Walker, Pastor of the Greater St. James AME Church in Thomson, GA.

Johnnie Mae Sweat, the mother-in-law of Rev. B. Kaye Perkins Sweat, pastor of McGavock Chapel AMEC, Charlotte, TN

Grace Nonceba Tsimane, the wife of the Presiding Elder, Rev. AN Tsimane, Soweto, RSA

Meshack Mokhatsi, the brother to Rev. MJ Mokhatsi, Lebaleng, Makwasie, RSA

Mrs. Cynthia Carter, wife of Richard R. Carter, Jr. (pastor) in the 9th Episcopal District

Rev. Sello William Mashishi, the Pastor of Molepo AME Church, Ga-Molepo, Limpopo Province, RSA

Brenda J. Hayden nee Raynor, the sister of PE, Rev. Betty Furbert-Woolridge, East-West District, Bermuda Annual Conference

Frederick D. Coleman III, nephew of Dr. Jamye Coleman Williams, retired General Officer

Bobby Lee Hicks, the brother of Sister Denise Cox, First Lady of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Oxnard, California

Marie A. Jackson, wife of Rev. Leonard Jackson, currently the associate minister at First AME Church, Las Vegas

Charlene Mills, the wife of Rev. Anthony Mills, 8th Episcopal District

Mother Betty Jean Ransom, wife of former General Officer, Rev. McCoy Ransom

Rev. Barbara Harmon, a retired minister of the Washington Annual Conference

Rev. Ethel Bennett, Presiding Elder (retired), North Mississippi Conference, 8th Episcopal District

LaShunda Rundles, 2008 World Champion of Public Speaking, sister of Evangelist Sonya Rundles, 10th Episcopal District

Mrs. Zoretta Marshall, the mother of Mrs. Gwendolyn Latham, 1st lady, Mary's Chapel AME Church, Fayetteville, TN

Eugene Arrington, son of Rev. Annie C. Watson, a retired pastor on staff at Bethel AME Church San Diego, CA

Rev. Tanya Holmes, an AMEC Itinerant Deacon on staff at Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church, Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. Henrietta S. Attles, the wife of Rev. LeRoy Attles, retired pastor from the First Episcopal District

Earl A. Prioleau, Jr.,the husband of Rev. Delores A.B. Prioleau, former pastor, Washington Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

Bryan L. Cinder Washington, son of Presiding Elder Lloyd Washington, Jr., Alexandria-Thibodaux District-Central-North Louisiana

Rev. Earl Robertson a retired Itinerant Elder, East Conference, 11th Episcopal District

Floyd Johnson, the grandfather of Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith, Pastor of St. Andrews AME Church-Detroit, MI

Rev. Malcolm Steele, a retired pastor in the 1stEpiscopal District, having pastored in the Delaware and New Jersey Conferences

Rev. Willie Walter Griffin, Sr. a minister in the 11th Episcopal District, Florida Conference serving several AME Churches

Gloria D. Spears, wife of the Rev. Herbert Spears, pastor of Green Chapel AME Church Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The mother of Mrs. Betty Braziel, wife of the Rev. Eddie Braziel, pastor of St. Andrews AME Church, Gulf Port, MS

Geneva Thomas, minister's widow in the Central North Louisiana Conference, 8th Episcopal District.

Presiding Elder (retired) Marcus H. Elliott, Jr., 12th Episcopal District, who served as PE in four districts

Minnie E.R. Alston, the wife of the Rev. William Hance Alston, a retired pastor in South Carolina, and ret. Mayor, Awendaw, SC

Elizabeth LaDuna Dubose, the mother of Rev. Martha A. Lang, pastor of Mt. Tabor A.M.E. Church, Philadelphia District, 1st

Perry Curtis Harvey, Jr., brother-in-law of Rev. Jimmie B. Keel, Presiding Elder, South District - East Conference, 11th

Rev. James Mwila, North West Zambia Annual Conferenc, 17th Episcopal District

Rev. Muyambo Chimba, North West Zambia Annual Conference, 17th Episcopal District

Lic. Nelson Mpasa, North West Zambia Annual Conference, 17th Episcopal District

Lic. Kasongo Lumbwe, North West Zambia Annual Conference, 17th Episcopal District

Lic. Morgan Chipasha, North West Zambia Annual Conference, 17th Episcopal District

Bro. Lazarous Mungo, North West Zambia Annual Conference,17th Episcopal District

Bro. Musondo Chinyangwha, North West Zambia Annual Conference, 17th Episcopal District

Samuel Webster Druid, brother of Presiding Elder Richard T. Druid, Atlantic City District of the New Jersey Annual Conference

Jim Willis, the brother of Rev. George S. Willis, III, retired 10th Episcopal District Itinerant Elder, member Baker Chapel, Ft. Worth

YPD'ers, Brother Henry Gunda, 17th Episcopal District, killed in the tragic auto crash

Evelyn Bentley, the sister-in-law of the Reverend C.E. Jenkins (retired), 11th Episcopal District.

Rev. Isaac Irving, Superannuated Itinerant Elder of the Western North Carolina Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

Elizabeth A. Hairston Fortune, the wife of the late Presiding Elder Walter F. Fortune, and the mother of Licentiate Ann Gamble

Rev. Dredford Shuler, Pastor of Webster Chapel AME Church-Gonzalez, Texas, Southwest Texas

Rev. Sylvia R. Turner Wilkerson, lifetime member and Associate Pastor of First A.M.E. Church, Gary, Indiana

Constance Hughes, the Mother of Mrs. Beverly H. Postell, first lady and Orlando District Consultant

Carter Bland, the brother of Presiding Elder Evelyn G. Dunn, Southern District - North Carolina Annual Conference

Annie Guinn, the mother of the Rev. Gregory E. Guinn, pastor of Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church, Prescott, Arkansas

Rev. Charles Watkins, a retired pastor from the New York Annual Conference

lfred Kunda Mugala, the eldest Brother of the Rev. Paul M. Mugala, Sr., 17th Episcopal District

Gloria D. Spears, wife of Rev. Herbert L. Spears is Pastor of the Greater Greene Chapel A.M.E. Church of Baton Rouge, La

Rev. John Chambers, ret. Pastor, New Jersey Annual Conference, he pastored Bethel AMEC in Metuchen, NJ

Rev. Roland Baker, Sr. pastor of  Oak Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church in Kentwood, Louisiana

Mollie White, grandmother of past Connectional YPD President, Reginald Cleaver, Jr.,

Rev. James R. DeFoe, husband of Deborah DeFoe and Pastor at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Monrovia, California

Rev. Michael D. Washington, pastor of Emmanuel AMEC, Hartly, Delaware (Delaware Conference, Wilmington District)

Rev. Deborah Green, the sister of Rev. Gervine Bell, pastor of Mt. Zion AMEC, Voorhees, NJ

Rev. Columbus Muse, Sr., ret. Presiding Elder of the Greater New Orleans - Greensburg District in the Louisiana Conference

Mother Sarah J. Gordon, former 15th Episcopal District WMS President,  Life Member WMS, spouse of late PE Arthur J. Gordon

Reverend Willie Ashbury DuBois, a retired minister in the Little Rock / Jonesboro District, Arkansas Annual Conference

Jodi L. Wade, the husband of Sister Betty Wade (Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church, Pine Bluff, Arkansas)

Rev. Michael L. Barta, Pastor of Murph Emmanuel AME Church in North Highlands, California

Rev. Edwin Singletary, retired pastor serveding nearly 30 years in the New Jersey and Philadelphia Conferences of the 1st

Clara E. Mitchell, the wife of retired pastor from the New York Conference, Rev. Jacovas Mitchell. Sis. Mitchell

Jessie Lee Britt Frazier the aunt of Mrs. Mary H. Collins of New Orleans, LA, widow of the late Presiding Elder Clarence Collins

Annette Jones, CONN-M-SWAWO, Plus P.K.'s Legislative Advocate, General Conference 2000; Connectional Lay leader

Lepang Mamogwa, mother of Rev. Otlotleng E. Mamogwa, Pastor of EM Makhuvha AME Church, Venda, Limpopo Province, RSA

Deacon Edwin, trapped in burning home in NJ, father of 1st lady Debra Bradley, Bethlehem AME, Burlington, NJ

Deaconess Charlene Jordan, trapped in burning home in NJ, mother of 1st lady Debra Bradley, Bethlehem AME, Burlington, NJ

Bobby Samuels, the father of Rev. Melanie Samuels-Black, pastor of Ward's Chapel AME Church, Scottsville, KY

Ben Mokote, the caretaker of the Episcopal Residence of the 18th Episcopal District

Dorothy Cleveland, the sister of Reverend Gloria Houser, Pastor of St. James AME Church, Inverness, Florida

Eddie Brown, father of Rev. Erma Raymond, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Dalton, GA, Atlanta North Georgia Annual Conference

Lillian Staten Dumas, the mother of Rev. Coleman Dumas III, Pastor of St. Mary's AMEC, Griffin Georgia District, 6th

Eva Philander, mother of Rev. Johan Philander,  cape Conference,15th Episcopal District

Dr. Ricky Spain, the 19th Editor of The Christian Recorder, African Methodist Episcopal Church

Francois Murat, Sr., father of Reverend Francois Murat, Jr., Pastor of Bethel AMEC, Cabaret, Haiti

Reverend Tyrone Wheeler, the pastor of Allen Temple AME Church, Brooksville, Florida

Rev. W.T. Washington, ret., spouse of former 12th Episcopal District M-SWAWO, President,  Mrs. Piccola Washington

Rev. Reynold L. Miller, Sr., Retired Pastor, and father of the Reverend Byron (Mrs.) Miller, 12th District

Thomas Gipson, Sr., father of Rev. Thomas Gipson, Jr, New Bethel AMEC Stuggart, AR

Hazel Dean Eldridge Mockabee, the aunt of Mr. Darwin K. Eldridge, Financial Secretary for the Connectional Lay Organization

Rev. Elliott J. Hobbs, the pastor of St. Paul AMEC in Rockville Center, NY (NY Conference, Jamaica/Long Island District

Rosetta Matthews, a member of the Macon Conference M-SWAWO and the wife of retired Pastor, Rev. Willie Matthews

Rebecca Frazier Cooper, the mother of Gwendolyn C. Brown, immediate past president Central Conference, 7th

Attorney Christopher C. Mercer, a General Counsel of the A.M.E. Church

Grenville L. Williams, the father of the Rev. Roger L. D. Williams, pastor of Mount Zion AME Church, Hastings, FL.

Henrietta Stitt, the oldest sister of Presiding Elder James H. Giles, Crossett District, East Arkansas Conference

Vinita Mitchell of Oklahoma City, OK, the  aunt of Mrs. Fredia A. Hanley-Johnson, President of Conn-M-SWAWO Plus PK's.

Bro. Darryl Duncan, the husband of Rev. Portia Williams-Duncan, Pastor of St. Peter Memorial AMEC, Arlington, Texas

Dwight A. Hardwick, the grandson of Licentiate Regina Dykes, supply pastor of New Life AMEC in Pittsburgh, PA.

Fabienne Johns Williams, the daughter of the late Rev. Clarence B. Johns, Jr. , pastor in the 1st Episcopal District

Dorothy Blake, the widow of the late Presiding Elder J.B. Blake, West Palm Beach District, South Conference, 11th Episcopal District

Mrs. Betty Jean Malvo; mother of Bishop Sarah F. Davis, Presiding Prelate, 16th Episcopal District

Deacon Roy E. Ford, Sr., the father of Mrs. Kemnesia Ford Hobbs, 1st Vice President, 6th Episcopal District  WMS

Vernice Clear Eubanks, the mother of Mrs. Mary Dickerson and the mother in law of Dr. Dennis C. Dickerson, Retired General Officer

Fred Bukson, Sr., the husband of Rev. Sharon Buckson, Pastor of Mt. Tabor AME Church in Keysville, GA

Robert Donnell Battle, the brother of Rev. Shelton T. Miles and Rev. Milton O. Battle, WNC Conference, 2nd District

Rosie H. Thompson, the mother of the Rev. Dr. Taylor T. Thompson, Pastor, St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Columbus, OH

Ruby Fuller, the sister of Sister Shirley Sheares; minister's widow, and a WMS leader from the Western North Carolina Conference

Harriet Elizabeth Hines Stukes, the aunt of Rev. Camelia Pierson Eaves, pastor at Union Bethel AME Church-Cary, NC

Mae Bell Browner, the mother of Sis. Alline B. Crew, the first lady of Ebenezer AME Church in Greensboro, Georgia

Rev. Beluah Lewis, a retired minister in the Oklahoma State Annual Conference, 12th Episcopal District

Wilhelmina McNeil, the Sister of Presiding Elder Larry S. Hinton, Northern District of the North Carolina Conference, 2nd

Jesse Hill, Jr., former chief executive of Atlanta Life Insurance Company, civil rights supporter & member of Big Bethel AME Church

Thelma D. Cheatham, the mother of Sister Brenda Jones, 1st lady, Union Community AME Church, Jacksonville, Fl

Rev. George S. Willis, III, Superannuated Pastor in the Northwest Texas Conference

Rev. Leonard Alfred, pastor of Shorter Chapel AMEC Giddings, TX, Southwest Texas Annual Conference-Austin Capital District

Gregory Scott Thomas, Jr., the son of Reverends Gregory and Michelle Thomas, Sr., Quinn Chapel AME, Cleveland, Ohio

Idella McCurtis, sister of Mrs. Jimmie Lee Jackson, President of the North Ohio Conference Lay Organization.

Gylnis Lorenzo, sister in law of the Rev. Sydney Gordon, pastor of St James AME Church in Athlone, Cape Town, RSA

Bro. Jeffrey Anfield, the brother of Pastor Sharon Buckson, a Pastor on the Augusta-Athens District, 6th Episcopal District

Isaiah Scott, the brother of 1st Lady Irma Scott Gantt/ the Rev. Lawrence Gantt, New Bethel AME Church, Port St. Joe, FL

James E. Taylor, Jr. , the son of Presiding Elder J.E. Taylor of the West Savannah District, the Georgia Conference

Cornelius Norman Taylor, father of Bishop Sarah F. Davis, Presiding Prelate, 16th Episcopal District

Rev. George Jones, Sr., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a retired pastor of three Churches in the 1st Episcopal District

WMS life member, Lily Mai Thomas Boyd of Nashville, TN, widow of the late Rev. Jesse Boyd, a former pastor of Lee Chapel

Rev. Anthony P. Booker, the pastor of Disney AME Church in Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia Conference, Philadelphia District

Rev. David J. Sparrow who served numerous congregations during his fifty years of Ministry in the 2nd Episcopal District

Reuben W. Ford, Sr., the father of Rev. Reuben Ford, Jr., pastor of First A.M.E. by the Sea, Santa Monica, California

Bernice Yount, WMS Life Member of the Western North Carolina Conference

Benjamin Lloyd, the father of the Rev. Larry Dixon, pastor of Mt. Teman AME Church in Elizabeth, NJ, New Jersey Conference

Lola Lindsey, mother of former Episcopal Supervisor Theora Lindsey Byrd, the widow of the late Bishop Vernon Randolph Byrd

Lola Lindsay, the grandmother of Rev. Vernon R. Byrd, Jr,, a member of the Judicial Council of the AME Church

Shervett Daughtry, the brother of the Rev. L. R. Daughtry, pastor of Campbell's Chapel AME Church in Carrollton, Virginia.

Viola Harris, the great-grandmother of The Rev. Helen Johnson-Robinson, Pastor of Bethel AME Church in Monticello, FL

Tanya Lawrence, sister of 1st lady Tamara Gibson/Rev. Dr. Kyle Gidson, pastor of Metropolitan AMEC, Miami, FL

Lillie Mae Ebong, sibling of Rev. Eloyce A. Cartwright, staff member of Hunter Memorial AMEC, Suitland, MD

Hattie E. Jackson, the widow of former General Officer, Dr. H. Ralph Jackson, Director, Department of Minimum Salary AMEC

Loretta Rushing, the mother of the Reverend Myrtle Floyd, pastor of Delano Community AME Church, Delano/Earlimart, CA

Brian Jacobs Khan, father of Rev. Clive Pillay, pastor of St John African Methodist Episcopal Church, Kensington 

Rebecca Houston, the mother of Rev. Juanita Houston-Brown, assoc. minister, St. James/St. Philip AME Church, Harlem, NY

Rev. Cecil Napier, a retired pastor in the Kentucky Annual Conference, 13th Episcopal District

Frank Gilyard, Sr., the Immediate past Historiographer, Connectional Lay Organization

Mary A. Jackson, the sister of Gloria S. Bruce, widow of the late Y. B. Bruce, former General Officer and Presiding Elder

Sharon Mills, the wife of Rev. Latham Mills, 6th Episcopal District

Florence “Bee” Bell-Sconiers, sister of  Presiding Elder David Reddick, Dothan-Eufaula District, Southeast Alabama Conference

George L. Hobson, the father of Rev. Everett Hobson, Sr., pastor of Quinn Chapel AME Church - Lexington KY

Mother Rachel Berends, mother of Rev. Lauan C. Berends, pastor of Allen Temple AMEC, Cape Conference, 15th District

Helen L. Turner, widow of Rev. Thomas A. Turner, II, ret. AME Pastor, St. Spruce Street AME Church, 4th Episcopal District

Mother Wilhelmenia P. Conyers, great-grandmother of Rev. Rodrecus Johnson, Jr., pastor of St. James AMEC, Pittsburgh, PA

Betsy Parks, widow of Rev. H. L. Parks, Sr. (former Pastor of St. Paul AMEC, Greater St. James AMEC and St. John AMEC

Tessie P. Hill, the widow of the late Rev. H. Solomon Hill. Mrs. Hill was a member of Washington Chapel AME Church

Sister Myra L.  Matlock, Sister of Rev. Dr. Sherryl Matlock, 10th Episcopal District

Rev. Harold L. Rutherford, retired Presiding Elder of the Manhattan District, NY Conference, 1st District

Myra Lynne Matlock, younger sister of Rev. Dr. Sherryl Matlock, Pastor, "Historic" Allen Chapel AMEC, Fort Worth, Texas

Minnie Baker, mother of The Rev. Linnell Baker, Jr., pastor of Carey Temple AME Church of Chicago, IL

Elease S. McKinney the sister of Rev. Clinton Stancil, Senior Pastor of Allen Chapel AME Church, Kansas City, MO

Thelma B. Hearst, the Mother of the Rev. Dr. Stanley Hearst, Sr., Pastor of Bethel AMEC, Moorestown, NJ

L. Alyce Ingram, mother of Rev. David E. Reddick, Presiding Elder, Dothan-Eufaula District, Southeast Alabama Conference

Willie Lee Lamar Bivens, the mother of the Reverend Albert Bivens, Jr., Pastor of Bethel AMEC in Bellville, Florida

Gloria Jackson, mother of Rev. Dr. Benjamin N. Thomas, Sr. Senior Pastor of Historic Tanner Chapel AMEC Phoenix, Arizona

Rev. Benjamin Booker, Presiding Elder Emeritus, 13th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Rev. William Thomas Vaughn, Former Pastor in the North Texas Conference, March

Ethel Battle Megginson, Mother of Dr. Ethel Bayley-Scruggs, 10th Episcopal District

Aaron Berry, Brother of Rev. Ruth Phillips, 10th District

Sidney Thompson, Brother of Rev. Mae Smith, 10th Episcopal District

Gloria Callian Dentham, a ret. educator and the widow of the Rev. J. T. Dentham, a former pastor in the West TN Conference

Samuel Reddick, the father of Rev. Serena Lofton, the Pastor of Shocco AMEC, Spring Hope, North Carolina

Sister Gloria Gail Groover, sister of Rev. Gregory G. Groover, pastor of the Historic Charles Street AME Church, Boston, MA

The Honorable Moses C. McClendon, the uncle of Supervisor Phyllis N. Green (12th Episcopal District)

Benjamin P. Mitchell, father of Rev. Anthony Mitchell, Sr., pastor of Union Chapel AME Church, Newark, NJ

Mokgaetji Meriam Ncube, the mother of Rev. Alex Rametse Ncube, Pastor of Aganang AME Church, Polokwane, 19th District

Rev. David Bowles, Jr. Superannuated pastor, Eighth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Aaron Berry, brother of Rev. Ruth Phillips, Pastor of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Huntsville, Texas.

Sidney Thompson, brother of Rev. Mae Smith, Pastor of Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church, Mineral Wells, Texas

William Thomas "Papa Vaughn" Vaughn Sr., father of Rev. William Thomas Vaughn Jr., 10th Episcopal District

Rosalyn Annette Hughes McCandless, wife of Rev. Daniel D. McCandless, Sr., a Superannuate pastor, Tennessee Conference

Rev. Mabel Hall, (102 years of age),  one of the first women ordained as an Elder in the AME Church in South Carolina

Christopher Frazier, grandson of Rev. Wallace and Mrs. Merilyn Gunn, the pastor of St. James AME Church, Covington KY

Queen Esther Brown, mother of Sister Harriet Brown Birk, Episcopal District WMS President

Juanita O. Garnett, mother-in-law of Presiding Elder Gary McCants of the South District, Illinois Conference

Maggie Lou Russ, the mother of the Rev. Phillip Russ IV, pastor of Hurst Chapel AME Church, Pensacola, FL

Ethel Copeland, the mother of Rev. Chris Copeland, Associate Minister, Ward Chapel AME Church, Memphis, TN

Hattie Pierce, the mother of Mrs. Wilma Miller, 1st lady of Sulphur Spring AME Church, Cunningham, TN

David C. (D.C.) Easley, the last uncle of the Rev. Dr. William W. Easley, Jr., pastor of Shorter Chapel AME Church, Franklin, TN

Rev. Amiel "Henry" Delafield an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, serving in the 5th & 10th

Theresa Phillips, the mother of Rev. Bea Smith/ Rev. Alvin Smith, pastor of St. John AMEC Pine Bluff, AR

James "Jay" Edward Conyers, the father of Rev. Harold Conyers, pastor of Heyward AME Church, Gaston S.C

Rev. Teresa Thomas, pastor of Allen Temple AMEC, Marion, Indiana

Lawrence C. Hilgrove Dill, brother of Rev. Howard H. J. Dill, pastor of Allen Temple AME Church, Church-Sandys, Bermuda

Louise Jordan, the aunt of Ms. Billie Irving, the administrative asst. to the General Secretary/CIO of the AME Church

Pauline Hunter Young (100 ) the mother of Rev. Dr. Charles E. Young, pastor of Union Station AME Church, Sumter, SC

Francine Beavers Brunson, former AME Church General Board member and former Connectional Lay Officer

Fannie Hawthorne, the mother of Rev. Betty Gulley, pastor of Green Hill A.M.E. Church, Blevins, AR

Rev. Eugene E. Mobley, Sr., whose active ministry spanned 32 years pastoring in the East Conference, 11th Episcopal District

Minnie Washington Williams, the mother of Rev. Idola Batson, pastor of Mt. Calvary AME Church, Concord, Delaware

Rev. Lamont W. Harmon, retired Pastor of the Delaware Annual Conference, Dover District

Raymond B. Scharf, the son of Rev. Martha Daniels, a member of Christ our Redeemer AME Church, Irvine CA

Eddie James Kitchen, Jr., the nephew of Rev. Johnny R. Watson, pastor of Bethel A. M. E. Church, Knoxville, TN

Jeffrey White, the brother-in-law of the Rev. Johnny R. Watson, pastor of Bethel A. M. E. Church, Knoxville, TN

James Bailey, Jr.,the brother of Rev. Robert L. Bailey, Superannuate of the East Tennessee Conference, 13th

Robert Pettis, spouse of  Angela T. Pettis, member of the Revision Committee 2012 General Conference - 4th District

Towsend Harris, the mother of Rev. Dr. Lanel D. Guyton, pastor of St. Matthew AMEC, Orange, NJ

Marva Paris, first lady of St. Paul AME Church, Louisville, Kentucky and Life Member of the WMS (Rev. Kenneth Paris)

Rev. Tommie L. Walker, a Local Elder serving at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Harlem, New York (New York Conference)

Pearl Ling, the mother of the Rev. Barbara L. Terry, Pastor of Saint Matthew AME Church, Allendale, SC.

Wilbur Buchanan, the brother of Reverend Dr. Morris A. Buchanan, retired pastor, California Conference, 5th  District

Wardell Meadough, brother of Rev. Odell Meadough, member of the ministerial Staff of Holly Grove AMEC, North Little Rock

Thomas Askins, the brother of Delorse Lewis/brother-in-law of Dr. Richard Allen Lewis, Treasurer/CFO AMEC

Karen P. Jackson, the sister of Rev. Dietra C. Bell, pastor of Bethel AMEC in Brooklyn, NY (New York Conference)

Wanda Wood, wife of the Rev. Douglas O. Wood and first lady of St. Mary AME Church, Greenville SC

Isabella Boyer, mother of Rev. Belindia E. Boyer, pastor of Hebron AMEC, Linwood, Pa.

Presiding Elder Cornelius E. Jenkins, Retired Presiding Elder in the 11th Episcopal District

Antjuan Wallace, son of Rev. Carl and Ella Wallace, pastor and 1stt lady of  Allen Chapel AMEC, Wabasso, FL.

Dustin Kelly Henning, nephew of Bishop & Mrs. C. Garnet Henning

Edward Edgerton, the brother of Rev. Cleo Brenda Freeman, 3rd Episcopal District

Lois Bernadine Murray, the wife of Dr. Cecil Murray, ret. pastor of 1st AMEC, Los Angeles & sister of Bishop Philip R. Cousin

Ella Elois Dewberry, Former NE Texas WMS President- Grant Chapel AMEC-Palestine, July –2013

Rev. Jeremiah Mokhele Mokhatsi Sr. pastor in the West Conference, 19th Episcopal District.

Darrell Alphonso Goode, the brother of Rev. Robert L. Goode (Vera), Pastor of Springdale AMEC, Burlington, NC

Bobby L. Topps, spouse of Rev. Leoda Topps, the 8th Episcopal District President of Women In Ministry

Mpho Meriam Moremi, the Daughter to the late Rev. SZ Moremi, PE., 19th Episcopal District

Rev. Brian H. Thomas, pastor of Wrights AME Church, Elkton, Maryland, the husband of Rev. Dawn Thomas

Joan Elaine Roberts, mother of Rev. Karen L. Washington, pastor of Elizabeth AME Church in Bear, Delaware

Theodore R. Speight, grandfather of Rev. Allan Robinson, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Bayshore, New York

Rev. Benetia Tekosky Johnson, an Itinerant Elder and associate minister at Bethel AMEC in Copiague, NY

Jessie M. Franklin, the grandmother who raised and nurtured Keith Coston, Jr., 1st District YPD President

Ret. Chief Master Sergeant Louis James Allen, the uncle of Bishop Samuel Lawrence Green, Sr., Presiding Prelate, 12th

Ollie Mack, the uncle of Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith, Pastor of Mayo AME Church, Matteson, IL

Bernard Moultrie, brother of 1st lady Lynda Mitchell/Rev. Anthony Mitchell, Sr., pastor of Union Chapel AMEC, Newark, NJ

Reverend Bene Bowen, a retired pastor, of the 8th Episcopal District

Willean Wooden Bonner, former officer Conn-M-Swawo, 7th Episcopal District President

Beulah Mae Vassar, mother of Rev. (Judge) John McClarty, associate pastor of Warren Chapel AMEC, Chattanooga, TN

Vermell McCauley Temoney, the mother of Rev. Herbert L. Temoney, Pastor of St. Luke AME Church, Charleston, SC,

Reverend Amos T. Chester, a retired pastor, of the 4th Episcopal District

Caleb Booker Jr., the brother of Rev. Robbie Slaughter, ret. Itinerant Elder, ministerial staff at Wesley Chapel Fort Worth, TX  

Brittney Shatel Topps, granddaughter of the Rev. Leoda Topps, 8th Episcopal District WIM

Mary A. Postell, widow of the late Presiding Elder A.P. Postell & mother of Mary Vick, 1st lady, New St. James AME, Norfolk, VA

Rev. Otha Edison, pastor of St. James, Wharton, TX, the husband of Rev. Jessie Edison, pastor of Allen Chapel, Campo, TX

Ora L. Jones Beattie, the mother of  Rev. Dr. Janie Dowdy Dandridge, Pastor of Webb Grove, Murfreesboro, TN

Anna  Glover, step-mother of PE James R. Glover, Lancaster District, Columbia, SC.

Rev. Otha Edison, Pastor of St. James Wharton, TX, the husband of Rev. Jessie Edison, pastor of Allen Chapel, El Campo, TX

Reverend William Harold Chavers, Sr., a retired 10th Episcopal District pastor

Helen P. Emerson, mother of Jackie Weary/ Rev. Willie Weary Sr., pastor of Peter's Chapel Muskogee, OK

Mary K. Smith, mother of Reverend Karl V. Smith, pastor of Greater Bethel AME Church Gainesville, FL

W. Frank Brown, Jr., brother of Prudence Hope Wade, 1st lady, Consultant of the Camden/Trenton District, NJ Conference, 1st

Herman Williams, father of Rev. Edward Hunt, pastor of Green Bay AMEC, Palestine, TX

William Franklin uncle of the Rev. Thomas M. Hughes, presiding elder of the South District-Chicago Conference

Cyril Lategan, the brother of Mrs. Beverley Jacobs, YPD Director Cape Annual Conference, 15th Episcopal District

Charles C. Gray, Jr., the brother of Rev. William L. B. Gray, pastor of Arnett AMEC, Philadelphia, PA

Mrs. Andrew Louise 'Mother J' Jordan, the mother of Rev. Andrew Jordan, pastor of Biggers AME Church, Manning S.C.

Dr. Robert J. Williams, Past Connectional Lay Organization Parliamentarian, 6th Episcopal District

Robin Michael McKissack, brother of Rev. Dr. James McKissack, associate Mmnister at St. Paul AMEC, Columbia, TN

Evelyn Henry, wife of Ed Henry and sister of Rev. Agnes Henderson, pastor of New Allen AME Church, Memphis, TN

Josie Bell G.Thomas the mother of Louisiana Conference WMS President Brenda Hurst/mother-in-law of Rev. Mack C. Hurst

David Mitchell Boyd, Sr., the brother of Rev. J. Edgar Boyd, pastor of First AME Church, Los Angeles, CA

Anthony C. Palmer, the brother of Revs. James W. Palmer, Jr. and Chery Palmer West, 8th Episcopal District pastors

Willie Collins, husband of the Reverend Olivia Collins, Pastor, St. Stephens AMEC in Cape Charles, VA

Peggy Lucas, the sister of Rev. Willie Bell Coleman-Smith, pastor of Bethel AMEC in Kissimmee, FL, North Orlando District

Dorothy Herman, the mother of Rev. Perry Herman, pastor of Galilee AME Church, Memphis. TN

Rev. Esther Wilson,former pastor of Mt. Zion AMEC Gary, Indiana & Hyde Park AMEC, Chicago, Il

Vella Brown, the  sister of Rev. Mandella P. Smith, pastor of New Saint James in Jacksonville, Florida

Augustaus Scott, the father of Rev. Deborah Y. Scott, pastor of Greater St. James AME Church, Gary, IN

Nancy McClellan,  the mother of the Rev. Laverne McClellan, the pastor of St. Stephen AME Church in the Atlantic City

Brother Phillip Samuel III the uncle of the Rev. Joy Lynn Gallmon, pastor of New Mount Pisgah AME Church in Lake City, FL

Sherry G.Blake, the niece of Rev. Howard L. Grant, Presiding Elder, Newark District-New Jersey Conference

Gloria J. Doolin-Prim, the mother of the Rev. Travis L. Doolin, pastor or First AME Church in Oklahoma City, OK

Mother Johannah Gaanakgomo, the maternal aunt of Brother Abednigo Makiti, 2nd Vice President-Connectional Lay Organization

Ruby Brown, the mother in-law of the Rev. Dr. Cornelius Hudson, board member (MCAM)

Former Episcopal Supervisor Helene Brookins

Tommy Kennedy Topoe the uncle of Bishop David Daniels, 15th Episcopal District

Daisy Williams McGill, the aunt of Bishop Samuel L. Green, 12th Episcopal District

Reverend Lucille Lewis Jackson, Fonder of J.W. James AME Church, Maywood, IL

Reverend Brenda Jackson, who served on the ministerial staff at St. John AME Church-Aurora, IL,

Presiding Elder Richard T. Druid, a retired Presiding Elder from the Atlantic City District in the New Jersey Conference

Joan Callahan, the aunt of Rev. Janet J. Sturdivant, Presiding Elder of the South District in the Philadelphia Annual Conference

Beverly Rosida Thomas, the Sister of Brother John Thomas, III, CLO-Young Adult Representative

Reverend James Hill Nelson, Retired Itinerant Elder in the AME Church and member of Lee Chapel, Nashville, TN

Ann Collins, sister of Reverend Clarence Robinson, retired Presiding Elder of the Chicago Conference, North District

Ella Lucile Easton, the widow of the late Rev. Allen Easton Sr. of Barnesville, GA & life member WMS

Rosie Lee Jones, the mother of Reverend Dr. Leah Gaskin Fitchue, President of Payne Theological Seminary

Rev. Norman Blackston, Baltimore Conference, Second Episcopal District

Donald Eugene Spiller, Jr., the son of Rev. Donald Spiller, Sr., pastor of St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Milton, PA

Brother James Egbert Thomas, the son of the Late Bishop C. E. Thomas & Supervisor Susie Jamar Thomas

Denise A. Fortune, the granddaughter of the late Rev. Thelma Pearson, an assoc. minister at Saint Matthew AMEC, PA

Dorothy Miller-Melvin, daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Isaac J. Miller, II and Mrs. Hattie Miller

Tony Glover, Jr., the brother of 1st lady Gail Glover Booker/ Rev. Spencer Booker, pastor of Bethel AMEC-Kansas City, MO

Gerald Powell (New Tyler AMEC- Memphis), cousin of Bishop Clement W. Fugh, presiding prelate, 14th Episcopal District

Albert Cross, father of Mrs. Sabrena Newsom father-in-law of Rev. Kurbe Newsom, Pastor of Curry Chapel AMEC Strong, AR

David Moore, the brother of Rev. Gerry Moore, pastor of First Community AME Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Robyn Cliett, the daughter of Doris Reynolds, officer of Conn-M-SWAWO, widow of Rev. Dr. J. C. Reynolds, Atlanta North GA

Rev. Casey Childs, recently served the congregation at Greater Zion AMEC, Awendaw, SC

Rev. Dr. Millard Lloyd Davis, Presiding Elder, Blue Mountain District-Jamaica Conference

Erica LaShaun Carroll, daughter of Rev. Barbara Sanderfur, former pastor of  Quinn Chapel AMEC, Chattanooga, TN

Rev. Dr. Henry Chinyanteni Alimasi, South West Zambia Conference of the Seventeenth Episcopal District

Presiding Elder S.W. Wicker of the 6th Episcopal District

Harold L. Coulter Sr., father of Rev. Marla Coulter-McDonald, associate minister, St. John AME Church, Indianapolis, IN

Keith Bailey, the younger brother of Rev. Edward M. Bailey, pastor of Bethel AMEC, Lancaster, PA

Ralph Earl Mickens, the brother of The Reverend Dr. Raymond J. Mickens, pastor of St. Mark AMEC, Columbus, OH

William Swinton, Sr., the father of Rev. Dr. William Swinton, Jr., Pastor of Ebenezer AME Church, Charleston, SC.

Rita Howard, the wife of the Rev. Delman Howard member of the AME Church Judicial Council

Patricia Carter, sister of Rev. Anthony Carter, pastor-Quinn Chapel Chattanooga & Linda Finch,1st lady N. Memphis District

Abbie Jean Wheeler, the sister of Rev. Simon P. Bouie, pastor of Zion AMEC, Philadelphia, PA

Kevin Devereaux, the brother in law of Rev. Lesly Devereaux, pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church in Princeton, New Jersey

Bernard White, the brother of Rev. Agnes Henderson, pastor of New Allen African Methodist, Memphis. TN

Donald Caldwell, Jr., husband of Kristen Caldwell, daughter of the late Bishop Richard Chappelle, Sr./Mrs. Barbara Chappelle

Rose Mary Weary Owens, the sister of Rev. Willie Weary, Sr., Pastor of Peter's Chapel A.M.E. Church, Muskogee, OK,

James Oliver Weary, the brother of Rev. Willie Weary, Sr., Pastor of Peter's Chapel A.M.E. Church, Muskogee, OK

Rev. James E. Seay, Jr., a superannuated minister of the West Kentucky Conference, Thirteenth

Rev. Bartholomew G Karuaera, ret. Presiding Elder, Namibian Conference, 15th Episcopal District

Gregory Snyder, the brother of Reverend Dale B. Snyder, Sr., pastor of Bethel AMEC, Columbus, OH

Molly H. Davis, widow of the late Rev. John Lee Davis, and mother of two 7th Episcopal District pastors and an evangelist

Reverend Betty Gulley, pastor of Green Hill A.M.E. Church in Blevins, Arkansas

Carrie B. Wilkins, the mother of Rev. Charles E. Wilkins, Sr., pastor of Bethel AMEC, Millville, NJ (New Jersey Conference)

George Biggs, the father of 12th Episcopal WMS President Charolett Bigg Martin (Rev. Randolph W Martin, Sr.)

Naomi Conner, Oldest member and Texan at Roberson Chapel AME Church – McGregor, TX

Julia Brogdon Purnell, the cousin of the late Right Reverend Richard Allen Hildebrand

Janie L. Boarden, widow of the late Reverend Loxey Boarden, 8th Episcopal District

Vander Lee Polite, brother of Mrs. Dianna Brown Golphin, president, 13th Episcopal District M-SWAWO

Tailo Chama, the granddaughter of the Rev. Fredrick Chilombo Chama, South East Zambia Conference, 17th Episcopal District

Naomi Conner, Oldest member and Texan at Roberson Chapel AME Church – McGregor, October- 2013

Keith Bailey, Brother of Rev. Myriah Bailey Whitcomb, 10th Episcopal District

Senior Bishop Thomas L. Hoyt, Jr., Chritiam Methodist Episcopal Church

Reverend Jeremiah "Jerry" Wilson, pastor in the 9th Episcopal District

Dorothy Grays, St. Paul AME Church Life Member in the Women's Missionary Society, November - 2013

Rev. Dr. William Lamar Cody, a retired Pastor of the First Episcopal District.

Williene Marshall, mother of Presiding Elder Sylvester Marshall, Natchez-Port Gibson District, South Mississippi Conference

Bishop Sarah Frances Davis, 126th Elected and Consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Anna Volmink, mother of the Rev. Joey Volmink, 15th Episcopal District

Camilla Ward, Life Member, Women's Missionary Society, 10th Episcopal District

Catherine Morongwa Maloreng (nee Tau), the wife of Rev. Ngaletsang Frans Maloreng, pastor of Chirwa Memorial AMEC (19th)

Sandra L. Cook, the sister of Rev. Linda Murray, an associate minister at Saint James AMEC  Covington, KY

Catherine Riley, the mother of Mrs. Cassandra R. Points, mother-in-law of Rev. Bruce D. Points, Sr.

Lee Anna Cunningham, mother of Rev. Beverly Cofield, Third Episcopal District Music Director

Alfreda E. Croft, the sister of Geraldine Tate, Sister-in-Law of Presiding Elder P. Robert Tate, Youngstown District, 3rd District

Lueleatha Loxie Conyers, the mother of Rev. Harold Conyers, Pastor of Heyward AME Church, Gaston, SC

Doshia Thompson, the mother of Presiding Elder Jimmy Thompson Presiding Elder of the Tremendous Tampa District

Helen Weaver, mother of Rev. Dr. Jonathan L. Weaver, pastor of Greater Mt. Nebo AME Church, Bowie, MD

Ceta Delarosa Carby Grant, mother of the Rev. Velma E. Grant, 6th Episcopal District

Rev. Dr. Percel Hector, Presiding Elder, Phoenix/Albuquerque District ~ Desert Mountain Conference, 5th Episcopal District

Elder Bobby Lee Wade, brother of Rev. Dr. Robert C. Wade, Presiding Elder, Camden-Trenton District, New Jersey Conference

Esther Browning, mother of the Rev. Dr. Grainger Browning, pastor of Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, Fort Washington, MD

Rev. George Ashford, Sr. Presiding Elder (Ret.), Wateree District, Columbia Conference, 7th Episcopal District. 

Bertha Mae Johnson, grandmother of Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith, Pastor of Mayo AME Church located in Matteson, IL

Clarence A. Martin, Jr., son of Rev. Clarence A. Martin, Sr. & Rev E. Joyce Martin, Metropolitan AMEC - Lansdowne, PA

Gloria Dean Williams, the mother of Rev. Leslie Porter, Pastor of Mt. Friendship, A. M. E. Church in Smyrna, DE

Kirkland Lamb, Sr., brother of Rev. Thurston B. Lamb, pastor of Allen Temple AMEC, West Helena, 12th Episcopal District

Frank Taylor, the uncle of Rev. Sherry Green, pastor of St. Paul AMEC, Manchester, KY

Rev. Eldred Lee Miller, the spouse of Rev. Sherry Miller, an associate minister of Quinn Chapel AMEC Louisville, KY

John William Evans, the husband of Rev Dr. Constance C. Wheeler-Evans, Pastor of St Paul AME Church, Washington DC

Henry Darryl Harris, the husband of Rev. Tammy Harris, pastor of Mount Calvary AME Church in Detroit, Michigan

Dr. Samuel G. Eubanks Jr., MD, the brother of Mary A.E. Dickerson/brother in law of ret .General Officer Dennis C. Dickerson

Rev. James A. Benson, retired pastor of the New Jersey Annual Conference

Helen N. Ellis, the mother of Rev. Dr. Linda C. Hill, pastor of Mt. Pisgah Turner Memorial AMEC, New York Conference

Queen Esther Brown of New York, the family of Dr. Frank M. Reid, III and Lady Marla, Bethel AME Church, Baltimore, MD

Anna L. Duncan, mother of Sister Antoinette Kinsey, 7th Episcopal District M-SWAWO Plus Pk's PK Coordinator

Gloria Faye Anderson, mother-in-law of the Rev. Dr. Charles Holsey, pastor of Campbell Chapel AMEC, Pulaski, TN

Retired Reverend Joseph A. McDonald of Santee, SC

Brother Marshall V. Garrison, the brother of Reverend Ernest Garrison, pastor of Wayman AME Church in Racine, Wisconsin

Patricia Conley Hunter Pearson, mother of the Reverend Billy Ray Hunter, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Onancock, Virginia

Theodore Robinson, brother of the Rev. Anna Robinson a member of the ministerial staff at Lee Chapel AMEC, Nashville, TN

Virginia A. Strode, mother of Presiding Elder Robert A. Strode, Lexington District of the Kentucky Annual Conference

Reverend John Harvin, retired pastor from the Baltimore Conference, Second Episcopal District

Emma Griffin, a minister's widow in the Quincy District, Florida Conference of the 11th Episcopal District

Nina A. Carter, aunt of Dr. James C. Wade, General Officer, Department of Church Growth and Development

Rev. Cheryl B. Hoskins, sister of Rev. Dr. Charlotte Blake Sydnor and sister-in-law of General Officer, Dr. Calvin H. Sydnor III

Rev. Johnnie Yeadon, husband of Sister Earnestine Yeadon and father of Sister Angela Yeadon, 7th Episcopal District

Evangelist Carmel Henry, sister of Brother Reginald McGill, the AME Church Social Action Commission Vice Chair

Reverend Wilbur Jackson, Superannuate of the East Conference, 11th Episcopal District

Allison O'Neal and  Daisy Roberts of the 12th Episcopal District who died in house fire

Rev. Alice M. Hughes, ret. pastor of the Philadelphia Annual Conference and associate minister at First AME, Sharon Hill, PA.

John H. Pinkston, the father of The Rev. Jeanette Pinkston Jackson, member of the Augusta-Athens District, 6th

Steward Roosevelt Grant, Sr., husband of Sis. Mattie Grant, a Lifetime Member of the Women's Missionary Society, 6th District

Julius Johnson, spouse of Rev. Brenda Johnson, Pastor of Sheridan AMEC, East Liverpool, Ohio - Youngstown District

Rev. Willie J. Brooks, ret., pastor of numerous A.M.E. Churches in the old West Florida Annual Conference, 11th District

Rev. Thomasena Woodward, an associate minister at St. James AME Church in Newark, NJ

Rev. Fred Wilson, who served in pastoral ministry in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference

Sharon Dickens, sister of Rev. Gwendolyn Benjamin, Coordinator of the Western North Carolina Conference WIM

Rev. Leonard N. Williams, Sr. retired Presiding Elder of the North District, Indiana Conference, husband Delores L. K. Williams

Retired Presiding Elder Robert Lee Plummer of the West Savannah District, the Georgia Annual Conference, 6th

Reverend James Keller, a retired pastor of the Central North Louisiana Annual Conference, 8th Episcopal District

Sister Emma Aaron, Sister of Dr. Flossie Walker Green, a Former WMS Supervisor

Margaret Grant-Spencer, the sister of Rev. Howard L. Grant, Presiding Elder of the Newark District, New Jersey Conference

Petrus Engelbrecht, the brother of Presiding Elder Samuel Engelbrecht, 15th Episcopal District

Presiding Elder emeritus Rev. Benjamin Sass, 15th Episcopal District

Doris Agatha Cholmondeley Webster, mother of Mrs. Vivienne Cholmondeley Anderson, Episcopal Supervisor (ret.)

Jessie Mae Smith, the mother of Mrs. Mildred S. Washington, the 7th Episcopal District 1st Vice President of MSWAWO+PK's,

Former Connectional Recording Secretary (1972-1980) of the Women Missionary Society, Mary Harris Austin (Jackson)

David A. Brown, the brother of Sister Irma Chambers, 1st lady of the Wayman Chapel AME Church in New Brighton, PA

Retired Bishop Dotcy Isom, Chrisian Methodist Episcopal Church

Mozell Elliott, widow of Presiding Elder (retired) Marcus H. Elliott, 12th Episcopal District

Elsie Lenoir Parker, mother of Rev. Joseph Parker, pastor of New Bethel AMEC, Shelby, Mississippi

Clark M. Walker, the nephew of Rev. Everhart Walker, retired itinerant elder in the Kentucky Conference

Angela R. (Walker) Coffey the neice of Rev. Everhart Walker, retired itinerant elder in the Kentucky Conference

Reverend Cyrus Keller, retired pastor of the 5th Episcopal District, Missouri Conference

Erma Vashti Jones, widow of the late Rev. Arthur S. Jones, former pastor of Third Street Bethel AME Church, Richmond VA

Timothy "Elijah" Travis, the 21-year old grandson of Rev. and Mrs. Flennoy Travis

Rev. Martha A. Lang, the pastor of Mt. Tabor A.M.E. Church in the Philadelphia District of the Philadelphia Conference

Gloria Wallace, the eldest sister of Episcopal Supervisor (ret.) Dr. Margaret Joan Cousin/sister-in-law of Bishop Philip R. Cousin

Ida M. Edwards (95 years old), mother of Attorney Benjamin E. Edwards, member of the AME Church Judicial Council

Mildred Tudy-Johnson, the mother of Rev. Mercedes T. Hamilton, pastor of Primm Tabernacle AMEC, Seattle Washington

Rev. Robert "Bobby" Cathcart, a retired pastor of the 5th District, and member of Bryant Temple AME Church, Los Angeles

Cheryl Wilson, wife of Rev. Anthony member of the Ministerial Staff at Union Bethel AME Church Brandywine, MD

Phillip Stevens Dunn husband of Rev. Anthea Dunn, a Local Elder at St. John AME Church of Springfield, TN

Charlene Florine Wilson is the beloved sister of Rev. Dr. Charles Fontaine Macon, pastor at Gregg Memorial AMEC, Detroit, MI

(107) Hilda Johnson Martin, grandmother of Rev. Dr. Randolph Martin, Sr., pastor of Allen Temple AMEC, Pine Bluff, AR

Althea Higgins, aunt of the Rev. Jermaine L. Wilson, pastor of St. John A.M.E. Church Frankfort, KY

Margaret Dyson, sister of Retired Presiding Elder G. T. Barkley of the Former Marianna District, 11th Episcopal District

Ora B. Green, the mother of Rev. Ronald L. Green, pastor of Hickman Temple AMEC, Philadelphia Conference

Ozelia Simon, the mother of Mrs. Linda M. Kelly, the first lady of Bethel AME Church, Baton Rouge, LA

Bertha Pitts, the widow of the late Rev. James Pitts. Rev. Pitts retired in the Louisiana Conference, 8th Episcopal District

Curtis Wells, 2nd Vice President of the 1st District Lay Org. and immediate past President, New England Conference Lay Org.

Lula Belle McGaughy, mother of Rev. Deborah Y, Scott, pastor of Greater St. James AME Church, Gary, Indiana

The Rev. Michael Robinson, Former pastor in the Southwest Texas Conference

Herbert Parrish, the uncle of Bishop Philip Robert Cousin Sr.

Rev. Gloria Long, pastor of Greenshade AME Church, Quincy, Florida

Alfred Grant, the brother of Rev. Howard L. Grant, Presiding Elder of the Newark District, New Jersey Conference

Rev. Elliot Mcllwain, a local elder at Historic Jones Tabernacle AMEC (West District, Philadelphia Conference

Rev. Dr. James Walker, pastor of St. Peter AMEC Clarksville, TN

Rev. Rachel Scott, the retired and former pastor of Wesley AME Church in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.

Juanita Baker, the mother of First Lady Judith Andrews and mother-in-law of Pastor Robert Andrews, 4th Episcopal District

Deacon Alonzo Tolefree, of Detroit, Michigan, the oldest brother of the Rev. Truman (the Rev. Bettie) Tolefree, 12th District

Rev. Jeffery Williams, 8th Episcopal District, served as pastor of several churches in the North Mississippi Conference

Lee Cummings, nephew of Bishop Frank Curtis Cummings (retired)

Carolyn Jane Hart of Indianapolis, IL, the sister of the Rev. Wanda Ryan pastor of Davis Chapel A.M.E. Somerset, KY

Naima Amanda Scott Brunson, daughter of  Rev. Dr. Edward A. Scott, Pastor of Allen Chapel AME Church, Staunton, VA

Rev. Elizabeth  Fortune Gamble, 5th District, daughter of the late presiding elder Charles Fortune, Phoenix-Albuquerque District

Samuel W. Jabain, first cousin of Bishop David R. Daniels, Jr., presiding prelate, 15th Episcopal District

Hughes G Hill, (4th District) father of Dr. Kenneth Hill, Presiding Elder, Louisville-Paducah District, General Officer retired

Tony Walker, the husband of Rev. Florissa Walker, associate minister at Hunter's Chapel AMEC, Mebane, NC

James Glover, Sr., father of Presiding Elder James R. Glover, Lancaster District, and Rev. Arthur B. Glover

Louise Campbell, widow of  Rev. David J. Campbell, Sr., step mother/Presiding Elder David J. Campbell, Jr., 8th District

William L. Virgil, III, the son-in-law of Rev. Dr. M. D. Wayns, Jr. a retired pastor in the Philadelphia Annual Conference

King David Boyer, Sr., the father of Rev. Belindia E. Boyer, pastor of Mt. Hebron A.M.E. Church, Linwood, PA

Frances Reid Williams, mother of the Rev. Darryl Williams, pastor of St. Mark AME Church in Milwaukee, WI

Mary Alice Yancey Love, mother of Rep. Harold M. Love, Jr., pastor of St. Paul AME Church, Nashville, TN

Sandra "Sandi" Banks, the sister of the Reverend Bettye Watson, pastor of Greater Mt. Olive AME Church, Merritt Island, FL

Rev. Frank Buckley, Jr., Local Elder of Warren Chapel AME Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Bettye J. Williams Denmark, wife of Presiding Elder Jerome L. Denmark, President, Presiding Elder's Council, 11th

Kassa Haylu Grant, the nephew of the Rev. Velma E. Grant, president of Women in Ministry of the Sixth Episcopal District

Irvin R. Miller, Jr. the father of Rev. Jacqueline G. Capers, the pastor of Disney-Nichols AMEC, Philadelphia Conference

Rev. Everton Jones, local elder at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Copiague, NY (New York Conference, Jamaica

James Russell Cutwright, the father of Mrs. Johnnita F. Holman, 1st lady Bethel AME Church, Chattanooga, TN

Emily L. Johnson, the mother of  Rev. Dr. Walter Bruce Johnson Jr., Pastor of Greater Institutional AMEC, NY

The Rev. Billy Clifton Freeman, Sr., Retired Associate Minister at Greater St. James Temple – Dallas, March –2014

Rev. Luther Gibbs, Sr. a retired pastor in the South Carolina Annual Conference of the 7th Episcopal District

Geraldine Hughes, the mother of Rev. Robin Hughes Crawford, former California Conference WIM Coordinator

Winnie Reece, mother of the Rev. Joyce Reece Kitchen, Pastor of Emmanuel Turner AME Church, Los Angeles, CA

George "G.G." Johnson, the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. George Johnson (6th), longtime member of Quinn AME Louisville, KY

Former Episcopal Supervisor Portia Bailey Beal, 4th Episcopal District

Rev. Dr. Eugene L. Schoolfield, pastor of the St. James A.M.E. Church, Cleveland, OH

Dorothy Wade, the mother of Rev. Ella T. Jones, Local Deacon, Quinn Chapel AMEC, Lexington, KY

Carol Hillery, the sister in law of the General Secretary/CIO, Dr. Jeffery B Cooper/sister of Dr. Joanne Williams Cooper, M.D. 

Morris Gunn, the brother of Rev. Wallace Gunn/ Mrs. Merilyn Gunn, pastor &1st lady of St. James AME Church, Covington, KY

Walker Johnson, the father of Rev. Dr. Julius M. (Wanda) Johnson, pastor of Long Cane AME Church, Abbeville, SC

Linda H. McDonald, the wife of Rev. Robert McDonald, a pastor in the Natchez-Port Gibson District, South Mississippi Conference

Riaan White, nephew of Rev. Lucas White, pastor of Trinity Chapel AMEC-Grassy Park, Cape Town, 15th Episcopal District

Florence Mathers, mother of Rev. Veronica Mathers-Jones, pastor, Green Chapel AMEC, Hartsville, TN

Alfred Kirkland, the nephew of Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, the Presiding Prelate of the 5th Episcopal District AME Church

Edward N. Davis, the husband of Rita Pendleton, Administrative Assistant AME Church Finance Department, Washington, DC.

Joretta Harris, the mother of Candace M. Sparks/Rev. Ronald Sparks, pastor of Bethel AMEC, Freehold, NJ

Israel Emil Harper, the son of the Rev. & Mrs. Jimmy Harper, Pastor, Mt. Zion AME Church, Dentontown, MS

Malvin Flake, Sr., the father of Rev. Gwendolyn McClure, pastor, Parker Chapel AMEC, Shaw, MS

Sis. Mary Louise Cooperwood, past Lay president and lay minister, West TN Conference

Rev. Alexander Giles, the pastor, St. Peter A.M.E. Church, New Orleans - Bogalusa District of the Louisiana Conference 

Rev. Betty Bryant Ervin, wife of Rev. W. C. Ervin III, pastor of New Greater Gordon AMEC, Georgetown District, Palmetto Conf.

Wilbert Fletcher, Father of the Rev. Tonya Fletcher Jackson, 10th Episcopal District

Reverend Barbara Lillian Earley, retired pastor, Ohio Annual Conference, Third Episcopal District

O.D. Forte', Father of the Rev. Greg Forte', 10th Episcopal District

Rev. Carl Feaster, Local Elder at Waters Memorial AME Church of the Philadelphia Conference

Alma Alexander Bryant, the widow of the late Rev. George Bryant of the former Greater Florida Annual Conference

Ann Sanderfur, the mother of the Reverends Barbara Sanderfur (Retired) of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Deaconess Odessa Sain Moore, 87, was consecrated in 1993 under the leadership of Bishop Vernon R. Byrd.

Ralph Williams, the brother of Bishop Preston Warren Williams II, presiding prelate, 6th Episcopal District

Reverend John Wesley McClellan, Jr., retired pastor of the Chicago Conference, 4th Episcopal District.

Robert E. Lawson, brother of Mrs. Mary E. White, wife of the Rev. Donald T. White (ret.), TN Annual Conference

Rev. Louise Moore, Superannuated Itinerant Elder,  trailblazers for WIM in the Southern California Conference

Rev. John Wesley McClellan, Jr., retired pastor of the Chicago Conference, 4th Episcopal District

Rev. Annette Hollins, the spouse of Presiding Elder Benjamin Hollins, Los Angeles/Pasadena District

Ruby H. Mosbey, the widow of the late Rev. Lee Edgar Mosbey, pastor and Presiding Elder, 13th Episcopal District

2014  "Ma Joey" grandmother of Rev. Angelo and Mrs. Nazli Forbes of the Cape Conference, 15th Episcopal 

Jeanie Mae King McGee, the widow of the late Rev. E. L. McGee, a pastor and later a Presiding Elder, 8th

Rev. Kevin E. Parks, son of former Supervisor, Yvonne Henning Parks & nephew of Ret Bishop Garnett, 112th

Bobby Stevenson, uncle of the Rev. Roderick J. Stevenson (Shakina) pastor of Infinity A.M.E. Church, Conway, AR

Ms. Camille Hildebrand, the daughter of the late Bishop Richard Allen Hildebrand, 88th consecrated and elected Bishop

Rev. Jackie Whitted, husband of Rev. Ruth Whitted  and pastor of Mount Sinai AMEC, Bradley, SC

Lynette Mitchell, the mother of Brother Clarence Mitchell, YPD President of the 7th Episcopal District

Rev. Lewis A. Norful, a retired pastor and Presiding Elder in the 12th Episcopal District, spouse of Alice Faye Norful

Annie C. Ray, the mother of Chester Ray/ Rev. Dr. Lois Poag-Ray, pastor of Wayman Good Hope AME Severna Park, MD

Peggy Lee Askins, the sister of Mrs. Delorse Lewis and sister-in-law of Dr. Richard Allen Lewis, AME-CFO

The Reverend James (Jimmie) McDonald, retired pastor from the 8th Episcopal District

Maxine McLemore, the sister-in-law of Rev. Dr. James H. McLemore, Presiding Elder, Pittsburgh Annual Conference

Percy Reed, Brother of the Rev. Willie Mae Reed-Ford, 10th Episcopal District

George Price, the uncle of Jerry Turner, Jr., Former Connectional President of the YPD and RAYAC

Roslyn Christian, Executive Secretary of Bishop William P. Deveaux, Sr., Presiding Prelate of the 2nd Episcopal District AMEC

Rev. Carnell Morton, the Pastor of Bethel AAMEC, Greenville District, Piedmont Annual Conference

Marion H. Davis, Jr., the brother of Sis. Phyllis Johnson/ Rev. George Johnson, Jr., pastor of St. Paul AMEC in Waco, TX

Rev. Fred Arther Williams, Sr, a retired pastor from the Northwest Texas Conference

Rev. David L. Ready Sr., was serving on the Holly Grove AMEC, ministerial staff as Local Elder at the time of his death (12th)

Thandiwe Lidia Ndamane, mother of Rev. Makhosandile Ndamane, the pastor in Queenstown Conference, 15th District

Elnora Dotey, mother of Connie D. Lewis/Presiding Elder Otis S. Lewis, Greater New Orleans-Greensburg District

Robert Smith, the spouse of Rev. Mary M. Smith, pastor of Saint Mark AMEC Garnett, SC, 7th Episcopal District.

Marc Douglas Parker, the son of Mrs. Jo-Anne Little Parker, former Connectional WMS Worship Director

Yvonne Hamilton, mother of Rev. Aluster Hamilton, pastor of St. Philip Magnolia, AR and the sister of Rev. Charles Lovett, ret.

Karen R. Crews, mother-in-law of Chaplain Nancy F. Reese Crews.

 Frances Loretta Bean, the mother of the Rev. Dr.  Emilygail A. Dill, President of the 1st District AME Women in Ministry

Mrs. Vida Bright, the widow of Bishop John Douglas Bright, the 79th elected and consecrated Bishop, African Methodist Episcopal Church

Cory Dylan Charles, the son Rev. & Horace Charles, pastor of Greater Lee Chapel AMEC El Dorado, AR

Charles Roberts, Sr, brother of Rev. Jonathan C. Roberts, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Marion District, Northeast Conference

Pearline Clark, the sister of Doris Bell - Assistant Recording Secretary for the Connectional Lay Organization

Rowena R. Brown, the sister of Prudence Hope Wade/Presiding Elder Robert C. Wade, Camden/Trenton District,  NJ Conference

Michelle Wallace, the niece of Rev. Troy Thomas and Rev. Dr. Maxine Thomas, Pastors, St. Paul AMEC, Lexington, KY

Shirley A. Cummings Carson of Birmingham, AL, the niece of Bishop Frank C. Cummings, 95th elected and consecrated Bishop

Bishop Vinton Randolph Anderson, 97th Elected and consecrated Bishop, African Methodist Episcopal Church

Willie Ullysee Peter Moon, Sr., the father of Rev. Sherita M. Seawright the Assistant Pastor of Union Bethel AME Church

Ella Mae Whitted, mother of Presiding Elder, Dr. Betty Whitted Holley, of the Springfield/Xenia District of the Ohio Conference

West Kentucky Conference Evangelist, Sister Theresa C. Leavell

Debra Fugh Lee, the sister of Bishop Clement W. Fugh, presiding prelate of the Fourteenth Episcopal District AME Church

Sharon Lorraine Crenchaw, sister of The Late Bishop Vinton Randolph Anderson

Reginald  Wilson, the brother of Rev. Isaac D. Wilson, III, pastor, Mt. Olive AMEC Worton, MD and  Joan Walker-Hunter, 1st lady, Eastern District.

Larry R. Dixon, the Grounds Administrator of the A.M.E. Church Finance Department, Washington, DC Office

Command Sargent Major Winton M. Hill, Jr., the father of Reverend Winton M. Hill, III, the Presiding Elder of the Dover District, Delaware Conference

Isabelle Williams, the mother of Dr. Bettie W. Hicks/ Rev. Dr. George Hicks Pastor of Ebenezer AME Church, St. Matthews, SC, Wateree District

Rev. Jacovas Mitchell, a Local Elder at St. Luke A.M.E. Church NY and a former pastor in the New York Conference

Rev. Dr. Anderson Todd, Jr., ret. General Officer, former Director of the AMEC Department of Employee Security (former Department of Pensions)

Wesley Kellybrew, the brother of the Rev. Michael Scroggins, pastor of Mt. Pleasant AMEC, Monticello, AR

Linda Schultz, the sister of Nellie Alexander, Connectional Corresponding Secretary, CONN-M-SWAWO+PK's

James T. Gibert, father of Rev. Tonna Gibert, associate minister, Kairos Community AMEC, Nashville, TN

Rev. Kay Frazier, Local Elder, supply pastor at Bethel, Monongahela, PA. 

Clarissa Miriam Jacqueline Woolridge mother in law of Presiding Elder Betty Furbert-Woolridge, Bermuda Conference

Phyllis Snow Talbot, cousin of Bishop Frederick H. Talbot

Alice Faye Davis, wife of Rev. George Davis (ret) Biig Bethel AMEC, the cousin of Bishop James L. Davis, 9th Episcopal District

Toya Lynn Ward, sister of Rev. Clinton E. Ward, III pastor of Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chicago Conference

Rev. Dr. Morris Alexander Buchanan, 91, husband of the Rev. Noella Austin Buchanan, pastor of Allen Chapel AMEC - Riverside, CA

Adennis Reid, the mother of the Reverend Dr. Frank Madison Reid, III, Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Baltimore, Maryland.

Daphne Green, the sister of the Rev. Benita Keene, pastor of Bazil AME Church, Cockeysville, Maryland.

Rev. F. Bernard Lemon, Presiding Elder of the "Lively" Lakeland District, West Coast Conference,  11th Episcopal District.

Fannie Mae Edwards Beatty-Clayton, the Initial Treasurer of Connectional Lay Economic Development Corp (CLEDC) - AME Church

 Lloyd M. Price, the brother of Rev. Paula Dredden, pastor of Bethel AMEC, Bristol, Pennsylvania

Robert J. Mosby, the brother of Rev. Anna E. Mosby, Pastor of Mt. Gilboa AME Church

Rev. Weakley Chapman, ret, gave 51 years of stellar service throughout the 8th as a pastor, and as an instructor at Bonner-Campbell School of Religion

Autumn Jackecea Lewis, the infant granddaughter of Rev. Jack Lewis, Jr., Pastor of Whitehall AME Church, Beaufort District-South Carolina Conference

Bobbie Nell Holiday, a daughter of Presiding Elder & Mrs. John K. Holiday, (ret) Central New Orleans-Bogalusa District

The Reverend Donald Spiller, 3rd Episcopal District, lost his oldest brother in Olean, NY

Sheree Carter-Paulino, sister of Rev. Melva Hartzog, Pastor at Bethel AMEC, Tarentum, PA

Trudie Powell, 104, grandmother of Rev. Stacey L. Smith, pastor of St. James AME Church, St. Paul, MN of the Chicago Conference. 

Elder Johnie Harris, father of Reverend James Harris, pastor of Allen Chapel, Clarksburg, WV

Isabel K. Schaeffer, mother-in-law of Rev. Karen Schaeffer, PhD, Director of Christian Education, 3rd District and  pastor of Bethel, Lebanon, OH

Wilhelmenia Goins, the mother of Rev. Sabrena Bartley, Pastor, East Pine AMEC, Petal, MS/ Rev. Charles Bartley, Pastor, Zion Chapel Hattiesburg, MS

Guthrie Adams, Jr. brother-in-law of the Rev. Eugene Godhigh, pastor of Christ Our Redeemer AMEC in Cincinnati, Ohio 

Nellie Hughey, widow of Rev. U. A. Hughey, the former President of Payne Theological Seminary, Wilberforce Ohio

Thomas Jefferson Rivers, husband of Rev. Sonja M. Rivers, Pastor in the Southwest Georgia Conference

Rev. Maria Pinkie Tjale, pastor of RC Kgopong A.M.E. Church, Polokwane District, MM Mokone Conference, 19th District

James Hudson, the father of Rev. Jamie Hudson, Pastor of Great St. James in Fairfax, SC

Oria Williams, the spouse of the Rev. Joseph Williams, Pastor, Gaines Chapel AME Church in Atmore, Al   

Henry T. Beaman, Sr., the brother of Rev. Silvester S. Beaman, pastor of Bethel AMEC, Wilmington, Delaware

Attorney Marcus Scott, nephew of Bishop C. Garnett Henning and Supervisor Ernestine Lee Henning

Mr. Paul Leon Sparrow, brother of Rev. Clifton E. Sparrow, Sr. Pastor of Mt. Pleasant AMEC Church in Owings Mill, Maryland

Dorrisa Lightsey, the sister of Rev. Clarence A. martin, Sr., pastor of Metropolitan AMEC, Lansdowne, PA

Wallace Johnson, Jr., the brother of Rev. George Cockrell, pastor of Moore's Swamp AME Church in Ivanhoe, NC.

Reverend Rosalind Kent, pastor of Saint James AME Church in Savannah, GA.

Justin Kambole, brother of Rev. Simfukwe Mugala & brother in law of Rev. Paul M. Mugala Sr., Lusaka, Zambia, 17th District

Rev. Vincent H.A. Gordon, Sr. who served the Lord in active ministry as a pastor in the Virgin Islands Conference, 16th District for 51 years

Carl R. Terry, Jr., the father of Reverend Carl R. Terry , III pastor of Henderson Chapel A.M.E. Church in Wellsburg, West Virginia

Ellen C. Strong, the twin sister of Mrs. Mary E. White/sister-in-law of the Rev. Donald T. White, ret. pastor, TN Conference, 13th Episcopal District

Reverend Scottie Swinney in the loss of his brother, 6th Episcopal District

Former PE Terrell and family in the loss of his daughter-6th Episcopal District

The family of Reverend Bernard McNair in the loss of his son - 6th Episcopal District

The family of the late Reverend Marjorie Hale (retired pastor of the Atlanta East District - 6th Episcopal District

Reverend Suzette Adams and family in the loss of her uncle - 6th Episcopal District

Dr. Dee Haigler and family in the loss of her father, Mr. Charles Butler - 6th Episcopal District

The family of late Reverend Enoch Roberts - 6th Episcopal District

The family of the late Reverend TJ Patterson - 6th Episcopal District

The family of the late Retired Presiding Elder Robert Plummer - 6th Episcopal District

Rev. Jeannette Pinkston Jackson and family in the loss of her father - 6th Episcopal District

Rev. Conitras Houston Moore and family in the loss of her grandfather -6th Episcopal District

Mother Shirley Elizabeth Warren, mother of Rev. Ellen Rice and mother-in-law of Rev. Dr. C. Calvin Rice, pastor of Canaan AME-Maywood, IL

Retired Presiding Elder David L. Moore, formally of the Macon Conference, Griffin District, 6th Episcopal District

Linda Lenston, the stepmother of Rev. Donzella Lee, pastor of St. John AMEC, Monticello, KY

Rev. Raymond C. Harvey, a local elder serving at Mt. Zion AMEC in Bordentown, NJ.

Sister Anna Yarpah, 14th,  aunt of Rev. Orlando M. McCauley, Jr., member of the General Board, 7th Episcopal District pastor

Lillian Brooks, the mother of Rev. Arnita B. Davis, 1st Lady of Mt. Zion AME Church, Greensboro, NC

Mrs. Ruth Harrell-Morgan, the sister of Presiding Elder Tyson J. Parks of the Fourth Episcopal District, Illinois Conference-North District. 

Former State Senator Regis father-in-law of Rev. Dr. Regina Groff an Itinerant Elder in the 2nd Episcopal District

Helen Davis, mother of Saint Paul AMEC in Atlanta, mother of Rev. Michael Davis, pastor of Saint Philip AMEC, Culloden, GA

Larry Venable, the brother of Ms. Mary Vaughn/brother-in-law of Rev. Emmanuel Vaughn, pastor, Grant Memorial AME Church, 4th

Dr. Sallie Polk, Former Connectional WMS Leader, Minister's Widow, 4th Episcopal District

Sister Lizzie Fitzgerald, the mother of Rev. Lee Williamson, Pastor of White Cross AME Church, Efland N.C.

Mattie Stafford, the spouse of the late Rev. Stafford; she was an inspiration to the Alabama River Region Conference and the 9th Episcopal District

Larry Venable, brother-in-law of The Rev. Emmanuel Vaughn, pastor, Grant Memorial AME Church

Rev. Florence L. Kelley, an itinerant elder and associate minister at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Lansdowne, PA

Mother Annie (Ann) Collier and the sister of the late Rev. Dr. John W.P. Collier, Jr., a former General Officer in the AME Church.

Dorothy T. Alston, the mother of Rev. Edward Alston, Pastor of Queen Chapel AMEC in Hilton Head, SC

Cortlandt Gerard Thompson, the son of Rev Dr. Taylor T. Thompson and Dr. Barbara Hunter

Mrs. Ethel E. Finley, the widow of the late Rev. Alex Finley, Columbia Conference, 7th Episcopal District

Princess Evelyn Jones, the niece of Rev. Emmy Burnell Williams, Pastor of St. Peter AMEC in Gifford, SC

5th President of Zambia, South Africa, President Michael Sata

Dorothy L. Stewart mother of Rev. Jeffery Murphy, pastor of Ridge Grove AME Church, Lovejoy, GA

The mother of Rev. Billy (Rev. Tammie) McFadden, the former pastor of Greater Allen Chapel AMEC of the North Macon Conf.

Reverend John David White, a retired pastor of the Eighth Episcopal District.

The Rev. Richard L. Sutton, the dedicated pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Malvern, AR and member of the Trustee Board of Shorter College

Gladys J. Thompson the widow of the late Presiding Elder Willie Frank Thompson & former president, South Alabama Conference MSWAWO +PK’s

Rev. Jeremiah Blake, a minister in the 14th Episcopal District (Liberia), Ebola related death

Rev. Sharlotte McBride, Pastor of Ward Chapel AME Church, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 12th District

Rev. Darmon Bruce Tolefree, the brother of the Revs. Truman (Bettie) Tolefree, pastors of Bethel AMEC Bigelow

Betty Jean Hunt-Bussey. Aunt of the Rev. Miyoshi Taylor-Schenck,1st Lady and Rev. Dorrian H. Schenck pastor of Historical Allen AMEC, Oxford, PA.

Rev. Obadiah (Lawrence Obie) Kenneth Twiggs superannuated pastor and former Presiding Elder in the East TN   Conference , 13th District

Cynthia Adams Carter, sister of Mother Beverly Thomas, former Episcopal Supervisor

Reese Barbour, brother of General Officer Dr. Johnny Barbour Jr., President/Publisher of the AMEC Sunday School Union

Lillie B. Jones Small, sister of Mrs. Melanie Thibodeaux, the widow of the late Rev. Dr. Gaius H.J.Thibodeaux, General Officer

Victor L Snardon, husband of Rev. Vivian Mary Frances Snardon, retired pastor, West Kentucky Conference, 13th Episcopal District

Rev. Lee Mason, Jr., the uncle of Walter C. Jeffers, Director of Public Relation, 1st Episcopal District

Sarah Elizabeth McKissack, the mother of Rev. James G. McKissack, Itinerant Elder, Superanuate, The Tennessee Annual Conference

Rosa M. Gaston, the mother of Rev. Eddie Gaston, Jr., Presiding Elder of the Manning District, Central Annual Conference

Rev. Rufus Smith, the brother of Rev. Dr. William Smith, Jr., Presiding Elder of the Marion District, Northeast Annual Conference, 7th

Rev. Florence Weaver Pitts associate minister of Greater Turner Chapel AMEC, West Atlanta District, Atlanta North Georgia Conference

Rev. Isaiah Woods, a former pastor in the Philadelphia Conference and an associate minister at LaMott A.M.E. Church (Philadelphia Annual Conference

Jerry Gatewood, the deceased  brother of the Rev. Dr. L. Anthony Gatewood, pastor of Spelman Chapel, Kent, OH.

Anna Pearl Johnson McMillan, wife of the late Dr. H. Calvin McMillan, presiding elder’ (3rd) and mother-in-law of Rev. Rev. Philip R. Cousin, Jr. 

Jimmie Williams, brother of Mrs. Dorothy White, brother-in-law of the Rev. Archie White, pastor of Faith Chapel AMEC, Fostoria, OH

John Hollins, the father of Mrs. Monica Swan-Giles and the father-in-law of Presiding Elder James Giles, Sr

Rev. Nolan Watson, former Presiding Elder & Pastor, 12th Episcopal District, spouse of Mrs. Lyndajo Watson.

Rev. Wilbert Gray, retired pastor, 12th Episcopal District, the spouse of Sis. Jeannie Gray

Ryan Anthony Bailey, Sr., the younger brother of Rev. Tawan E. Bailey, pastor of Bethel, Scranton, PA

Leroy McKenzie, brother of Dr. Stan McKenzie, Episcopal Supervisor of the 10th Episcopal District

Stewart Lawrence Ransom, Jr. (Larry), the oldest brother of The Reverend Stephanie Ransom Kelley, pastor of Cyrene, Piqua, OH.

Brother Clyde Hunter, father of Presiding Elder Cordell E. Hunter, Sr., Eastern District, Baltimore Conference

Reverend Andrew Dawkins, a retired pastor of the 9th Episcopal District

Johnny Lee Gunn, the brother of the Reverend Wallace Gunn, pastor of Saint James AME Church, Covington, Kentucky.

Rev. Jeremiah January, Retired Itinerant Elder serving in both the 3rd and the 14th Episcopal Districts

Stanley Godhigh, the brother of Rev. Eugene Godhigh, Pastor of Christ Our Redeemer, Cincinnati, OH

Johnny Lee Gunn, the brother of the Reverend Wallace Gunn, pastor of Saint James AME Church, Covington, KY

Rev. Isaac Jackson, former Pastor of St. Michael AME, Meadowview AME, and St. Paul AME Danville, VA

Pamela Martin Jenkins, daughter of the late Presiding Elder Charles E. Martin, former President of the Connectional Presiding Elder Council

Charles E. Freeman, the father of Rev. Ronald Freeman, Pastor of St. Luke AME, Accomac, VA

Rev. Keith M. Lemmons, brother of Presiding Elder H. Michael Lemmons, Michigan Conference

William Timothy Thomas, Jr., brother of the Rev. Deborah Dennie, PhD, retired Itinerant Elder at New Tyler AME Church, Memphis

Elton Keith Farmer, brother of Rev. Dewey and Rev. Derrick Farmer, 2nd District

Mrs. Delores Moody, mother of the Reverend Olivia Collins, Pastor of St. Stephens AME Church in Cape Charles, VA.

Rev. Sheila Laverne Mack Uzzle of the Virgina Conference, Second Episcopal District

Annie Mae Hardiman, mother of Rev. William Hardiman, Jr., presiding elder of the Grenada District, 8th

Cornella E. Hearst ( Connie) the wife of Retired Itinerant Elder, Rev. Gary Michael Hearst, I, 3rd Episcopal District.

Presiding Elder Emeritus, Rev Dr Flemming Emmanuel Joseph, the 16th Episcopal District.

Rev. Emma Dyson, the wife of Rev. Richard Dyson (Retired Pastor), 2nd Episcopal Disrict

Dr. Linda S. Cox, the widow of Rev. Walter Cox who served in the East Tennessee and West Tennessee Conferences

Fannie Pearl Tyson, widow of the Reverend George O. Tyson, Sr., a former pastor in the Indiana Annual Conference

Mother Jessie Bell Reed, the wife of the late Reverend Elisha Reed (former Pastor of Shaffer Chapel, McIntyre, OH)

Sister Janice Webb, the mother of Sixth Episcopal District Supervisor, Dr. Wilma Webb Williams

Maurice Douglas Tanner, the brother of Reverend Dr. Melonie A. Valentine, Presiding Elder of the Dayton District

Carl Eugene Watley, brother to Mrs. Rayjo Farris, the wife of the Rev. Dr. H. Charles Farris, ret. Presiding Elder retired, 5th

Mrs. Irene Stovall, mother of Rev. Dr. Regina Stovall Robinson, pastor of Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church, Natchitoches, Louisiana, (Shreveport - Monroe District) 

Wendy Diedrich, daughter of the late Presiding Elder Henry Carelse and WMS Life Member Mrs. Susan Carelse, 15th Episcopal District

Sister Pamela Chambliss, the sister of Bishop Richard Franklin Norris, Presiding Prelate of the 7th Episcopal District

Licentiate Lawrence Stubbs of Greater Allen AMEC, Pittsburgh, PA, the husband of Licentiate Dorothy Stubbs, former Prison Ministry

Myrtis Lloyd Lovett, the Mother of the Rev. Dr. D. Lovett Sconiers, Chaplain & Religion Professor at Edward Waters College 

Reverend Elton Rutledge, Sr., Pastor of Chavis AME Church, Georgetown District, Palmetto Annual Conference

Retired Rev. Lewis Scott, a member of the ministerial staff at Emanuel AME Church, Portsmouth, VA

Norma Oliver, the aunt of Rev. Sherita M. Seawright, Washington Conference

Rev. Mary C. Johnson, Associate Minister, Martin Memorial AME Church, Miami, Florida

Christopher J. Terry, brother of Rev. Carl R. Terry, III, pastor of Henderson Chapel, Wellsburg, WV

Retired presiding elder, James D. Holmes, 8th Episcopal District, husband of. Hermine Holmes, President, N. Mississippi Conference Clergy Families Organization

Reverend Floyd Green Sr., Retired AME Pastor in the Tenth Episcopal District

Lois Watts, mother of Rev. Velma Watts, pastor of Mt. Moriah AME Church, Jesup, Georgia

Lena Ponese Jones-Peters the sister of Dr. Bettye Jenkins-Allen, former Connectional Officer, WMS and widow of the Rev. Dr. J. Julian Jenkins

Rev. William Doyle,a retired pastor in the Beaufort District, South Carolina Annual Conference, 7th  District

Rev. V. Bryant Kporyor, Presiding Elder of the Central District of the Central Liberia Annual Conference, 14t Episcopal District

Presiding Elder Thomas Gene Allen, of the North Little Rock/Fort Smith District, Arkansas Annual Conference, 12th Episcopal District

Brittany Barber,  the niece of Rev. Dr. M. Charmaine Ragin, Presiding Elder, Newberry-Spartanburg District, Columbia Conference

Jean (Dandridge) Phillips, the aunts of Rev. Drs. John Dandridge and Janie Dowdy-Dandridge, 13th Episcopal District

Eddie P. Jeffries, the brother-in-law of Presiding Elder Emeritus Sydney W. Williams of the Virginia Conference, Second Episcopal District

Earnest Seawright, the brother of Rev. Dr. Harry L. Seawright, Pastor of Union Bethel AME Church, Brandywine and Temple Hills, Maryland

Presiding Elder Jewel B. DeWitty (Retired) of the 5th Episcopal District, Southern California Conference

Laverne Christine McLemore Hill, the sister of the Rev. Dr. James H. McLemore, Presiding Elder, Pittsburgh District, 3rd Episcopal District

Dr. Robert M. Threatt, a former president of Morris Brown College

The Reverend William Pope, retired SED pastor

The Reverend Wallace Jones, 6th Episcopal District

Ruth Wicker, wife of deceased retired SED Presiding Elder S.W. Wicker

William M Fry, Sr, father of Dr. Teresa Fry Brown (Executive Director of Research and Scholarship, Historiographer)

Pioneer AME Church mega pastor, the Rev. Dr. George Moore (retired), 6th Episcopal District

Laurissa Jones, the sister of Dr. Robyn Moore-Cooper, Director of Masters of Rehabilitation Program at Wilberforce University

 Robert J. Pender, brother-in-law of Bishop A. J. and Mrs. Connie S. Richardson

Martha Dunlap Goodman, mother of Rev. Christopher Goodman, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Warren, Arkansas

 Martha Lee Turner, widow of the Late Rev. Dr. William D. Turner, Retired Presiding Elder in the Tenth Episcopal District

Antoinette Edwards, the daughter-in-law of Rev. Nathaniel Edwards, Sr., Pastor of Joshua AME, SC, Beaufort District

Dr. Carl F. Hunter, Sr., former General Officer, Secretary-Treasurer Church Extension Department

Checobia Sanderfur, daughter of the Rev. Barbara Sanderfur, Superannuated Pastor, Chattanooga, TN, East Tennessee Conference

Stephanie Pinckney, sister of the Rev. Linda Brown, Local Elder of Historic Saint Paul AME Church, Lexington, KY

Annie Northcutt, mother-in-law of Karen Bluning Osborne, Executive Assistance to Dr. Richard A. Lewis, Nashville Finance Office

Johnny Crook, Sr. the brother of the Rev. Laurice Martin, an itinerant deacon and Sister Erica Cooper, all members of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, Louisville, KY

Rev. Solomon Giles, former pastor and reporter for the 6th Episcopal District and a member of St. Philip AME Church

Deaconess Irene Butler, the mother of Rev. Colleen Butler, Itinerant Elder and associate minister at Campbell AMEC, 1st Episcopal District

Murray Brumfield, father of Rev. Dr. Robert Brumfield, Sr., the Pastor of Oak Grove A.M.E. Church, Detroit, Michigan

James Edward Temoney, the brother of Rev. Abraham Temoney, Pastor of James Chapel AME, Lugoff, and Pastors Archie Temoney, and Herbert L. Temoney

Lillian Voralyn Sampson Brewster, served efficiently as personal secretary to Bishop T. Larry Kirkland up until her death

Colonel John Richard Jefferies, the brother of Mrs. Helen Williams/Brother in law of Presiding Elder Emeritus Sidney W. Williams, Jr., of the Virginia Conf.

Samuel R. Patterson, the brother of retired Presiding Elder Joseph D. Patterson, 1st Episcopal District

Mrs. Jesse Scruggs, the widow of the Rev. William F. Scruggs, Presiding Emeritus, South District-Tennessee Annual Conference, 13th Episcopal District

Charles "Chas" Maceo Holsey, III of the first of the three children of the Rev. Dr. Charles Maceo Holsey, Jr., Pastor, Campbell Chapel AMEC, Pulaski, TN

Rev. West Johnson, father of the Rev. Ayonna D. Johnson, the wife of the Rev. Rodrecus M. Johnson, Jr., pastor of St. James, Pittsburgh 

Superannuate Minister the Rev. Johannes P. Jones who passed in session of the Cape Town District Conference, 15th Episcopal District

Ethel Mae Brown, the spouse of Rev. W. T. Brown, a super numerated minister in the Oklahoma State Annual Conference

Julia Mahone, the great grandmother of the Rev. Tawan E. Bailey, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Scranton, PA

Frank Allen, Jr., the father in law of Reverend Dr. Eric Brown, Presiding Elder of the Allegheny-Scranton District.

Annie McCollins, the mother of Rev. Gregory McCollins, an Itinerate Elder of the West Tennessee Conference

Levi Frederick, III, grandson of Rev. Levi Frederick, Local Deacon at New Union Chapel AMEC in Norfolk, VA

I.P. Mwape Chola, the late son of Presiding Elder who is also the Administrative Assistant for Bishops Wilfred J., South West Zambia Conference, 17th

Deacon Earl Roberson, Jr., the father of Tiffany Copeland, father-in-law, Rev. Garrett Copeland, pastor of Kairos Community AMEC, Nashville, TN

Stanley Eugene Jenkins, Grandson of the late Rev. William Jenkins, Clarksville, TN and brother of the late Rev. Schawanda Jenkins Parker

Annie Sinkfield Thomas, the grandmother of Attorney Rita Sinkfield Belin, daughter-in-law of Bishop & Mrs. Henry A. Belin, Jr.

Louise Murray Bowman, sister of Rev. Dr. Cecil L. "Chip" Murray, retired pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Los Angeles, California

Deacon Gordon Wheatley, younger brother of Rev. Dr. William S. Wheatley pastor of Mount Vernon Avenue AME Church, Columbus, OH 

Sister Alethia B. Howard, the grandmother of Rev. Thomas Habersham, Pastor of High Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church, 7th

Rev. Jerome Goodman, an Associate Minister at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Crestview, Florida

Mother Florence Ross the mother of Mrs. Helen Boykin, 1st Lady Seaton Memorial AME Church, Lanham, MD, wife of Pastor Ronald Boykin

Reverend W. T. Erby, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Bartlesville, OK

James Robert Black, Jr., father of Rev. Brigitte Black, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Des Moines, IA

Sister Marian Wright, the mother of Rev. Ella Brandon, pastor of Greater Bethel AME Church in Harlem, NY

Robert Wayne Hearst, the brother of Rev. Dr. Stanley Hearst, Sr. Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Moorestown, NJ

Rev. James Edward Rose, a retired Itinerant Elder, in the Tennessee Annual Conference

Ruther Burgess, the mother of Rev. Michael Burgess, the Pastor of Singleton Chapel AME Church of Georgetown, SC

Robert Q. Huckaby, the brother of Dr. Roberta H. Hill and the brother in law of Dr. Kenneth H. Hill, retired General Officer

Thomas James Bartley, the brother of Sister Edith Cartledge - Director of Lay Activities for the Connectional Lay Organization

Mary Delores Lewis Ellis, the Step-Mother of Rev. Geoffrey S. Ellis, Pastor of Asbury Chapel AMEC – Louisville, KY

Effie Saunders, the mother of Rev. P. David Saunders, pastor of Bethel AME Church, Saginaw, Michigan

First Lady Ruby Lambert, wife of Rev. Fred Lambert, pastor of Gomez Chapel AME Church in Rockford, IL

Superannuated elder, Dr. Andrew E. Josias, emeritus presiding elder, Cape Conference, 15th Episcopal District

Charles W. Bryant, the father of the Rev. Sidney F. Bryant, pastor of Payne Chapel AME Church, Nashville, Tennessee

Mavis L. (Lester) Anderson, 90, the wife of the deceased pastor, Rev. John W. Anderson, Sr,, 1st Episcopal District

Roxie P. Connelly, the sister-in-law of Rev. David L. (Dorothy) Connelly, Pastor of St. Stephen AMEC, Leesburg

Mabelene Lee Phillips, the grandmother of Brother Jamarien P. Moore, the 11th Episcopal District YPD President 

A. Raven, Sr., the father of Rev. Arthur L. Raven, Pastor of Bethel AMEC in Anderson, SC, Greenville District, Piedmont Annual Conference

Leamuel Austin, uncle of the Rev. Gregory S. Thomas, Pastor of Quinn Chapel AMEC, Cleveland, Ohio

Wanda Rucker, sister of Rev. Debby Thomas Gaskin, Assistant Pastor of St. Andrew AME Church, Rev. Dr. Kenneth Robinson, pastor

Mother Annie White Champion, the mother of Revs. Robert & Ann Champion Shaw, Sr. Pastor and Asst. of Bethel AMEC Kansas City, MO

Wanda Rucker, sister of the Rev. Debby Thomas Gaskin, assistant pastor of St. Andrew AMEC, Memphis, TN

Mr. Derrick L. Jackson, the son of the Reverend Georgia Morrow, pastor of Greater St. Paul, Morgantown, West Virginia

Donald Scavella, the husband of Mrs. Carolyn Scavella, the NGO Connectional Representative of the First Episcopal District to the Women’s Missionary Society (WMS).

Georgette Rancher, the sister of Rev. Michael Sturdivant, Pastor of Trinity AMEC/sister-in-law of Presiding Elder Janet Sturdivant, South District-Philadelphia Conference

Derrick L. Jackson, the son of the Reverend Georgia Morrow, pastor of Greater St. Paul, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Rev. Sadie R. Ash, an associate minister at Greater Mt. Zion AMEC, Trenton, New Jersey (Camden/Trenton District, New Jersey Conference)

Sherron D. Garrett  the daughter of the Rev. Clifton E. Sparrow, Sr. pastor of  Mt. Pleasant A.M.E. Church, Owings Mill, MD and Sister Lyndra Sparrow, 1st

Robert Lowell Sims, the husband of Ann White-Sims, former 1st Episcopal District Church School Superintendent

Janet Faison, sister of The Reverend Lloyd King, Pastor of Bethel, Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Donette Emory Branch, wife of the Rev. Johnie Branch, pastor of Hosanna A.M.E. Church, Darlington, Maryland

Benjamin Christopher Jacobs, the uncle of the Rev. Dr. E. Gail Anderson Holness, Pastor of Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, Washington, DC

Janet Faison, sister of The Reverend Lloyd King, Pastor of Bethel, Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Blanche M. Williams, widow of Rev. Everett P. Williams Sr., and the mother of Rev. Allen L. Williams Sr., Presiding Elder, Los Angeles North District

Reverend John A. Clark. Rev. Clark was a retired pastor in the VA Conference

Martha Jackson, mother of Rev. Rick Jackson, Pastor of Olivet AME Church, South Bend, Indiana

Melvin Copeland, Sr. grandfather of Rev. Garrett Copeland, pastor of Kairos Community AMEC, Nashville, TN

Edward T. Dixon, father-in-law Rev. Dr. Frederick A. Wright, pastor at Quinn Chapel AME Church Cincinnati, OH

Rev. Lucille Wakefield-Moore, supply pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Camden, NJ.

Rev. Juretha Joyner Maiden, former connectional director of Training, Dept. of Worship & Evangelism

Nancy Lee Burnett, mother of Rev. Jay D Burnell, Pastor of St. Andrew AME Church in Little Rock, AR and mother-in-law of Carla Reid Burnett (12th)

Nancy Vincent, sister of the Reverend Larry Strong, a minister in the Arkansas Annual Conference,12th

Rev. Jamey K. Smith, son of Rev. Mary Ann Smith, Associate Minister of Shaffer Chapel, McIntyre, Ohio,

Hazel Register-Kelly, the grandmother of Rev. Allan R. Robinson, pastor at New Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia Conference

Reverend Dr. George L. Byrd of Knoxville, Tennessee, the senior Superannuated Itinerant Elder in the East Tennessee Conference

Reverend Berton Zephaniah Lewis, a retired minister in the Oklahoma State Annual Conference

Theautry Hicks, the mother of the Rev. Tyrone Hicks, pastor of St. Andrews AME Church, Sacramento, California

Ward D. Spivey III, the brother of Marian Spivey Sudler, the Executive Administrative Assistant to Rev. Dr. Jessica Kendall Ingram

Deaconess Esther Lombe of St Thomas AME Church, Chingola of the South West Zambia Conference of the 17th Episcopal District

Isaac E. Johnson, Sr., father of Mrs. Pamela J. Sembly, wife of the Rev. Charles T. Sembly, Pastor of Union Bethel AME Church-Randallstown, MD

Mary Agnes Robinson, member of Asbury, led many to Christ and His Teachings, through her challenging, Christ centered admonitions and compelling conversations

Rev. Almaree Williams, the mother of Rev. Maerena Poole, pastor at Mt. Pisgah AME Church in Salem, NJ (New Jersey Conference

J.C. Goodman, the father of the Rev. Christopher Goodman, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Warren, East Arkansas Annual Conference

Derrick Crawford, the brother of the Reverend Bobette Hampton, Pastor of Fresh Fire AME Church, Kalamazoo, MI

Rev. Dr. W.C. West, the father of Mrs. Jacquelyn Calloway, immediate past president of the Southern California Conference M-SWAWO+PK's

Reverend Clifton Miller, Retired Pastor and member of the South Carolina Annual Conference

Rev. Dr. Joseph M. James, Jr., retired.  Rev. Dr. James was the founding pastor of Mayo African Methodist Episcopal Church, Matteson, IL

Oliver W. Sparrow, the brother of the late Rev. David J. Sparrow, former retired AME pastor, Washington Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

Hannah Williams, who served as the Mother figure to Rev. James (Debra) E. Speed, Sr., Pastor of Allen Temple AME Church

William J. Batson, the husband of Rev. Idola Williams Batson. Rev. Batson is the pastor at Mt. Calvary AME Church in Seaford, Delaware

Reverend Marvin Phillip Morris, Retired Itinerant Elder of the Pittsburgh Annual Conference

Judy Ann Dews the mother of Rev. Gayle R. Simmons, mother-in-law of Rev. Michael L. Simmons, Associate. Ministers, Quinn Chapel, Forest Park, Ohio

Beatrice Guest Berry (Miss Bea), mother in law of Rev. William C. Jenkins, pastor of St Peter AME Church in Harrodsburg, KY

Clementine Munday, widow of Rev. W.R. Munday, former pastor in the Kentucky Conference

Lee Roy Broughton, father of Presiding Elder Kent J. Broughton of the Camden/Eldorado District, West Arkansas Conference

Charlie Mae Mencer Morris, the wife of Dr. Roosevelt Morris, former Presiding Elder of the West District of the Atlanta North Georgia Annual Conference

Thelma Eunice Pinder Wheatley, mother of Rev. Dr. William S. Wheatley, pastor of Mt. Vernon Avenue A.M.E. Church, Columbus, Ohio

George McCoppin, Jr., the brother of Rev. Judy M. Richardson, Presiding Elder of the Greenville District, Piedmont Annual Conference

Winston Aaron, the son of Presiding Elder Rudolph and Mrs. Gloria Arron of the European Annual Conference, 16th Episcopal District.

Mother Wilhelmina Ryk, the Rev. Raynold Matthys, pastor of Morris Brown AME Chatsworth in the Piketberg District

Maria Magdalena Brown, the daughter of one of the stalwarts in 15th - African Methodism, the late Rev. F.A.M Booysen.

David Busch a former President and President Emeritus of the First Episcopal District Lay Organization

Anna Chitter, the Sister of Rev. Elliot Benjamin De Bruyn, the Associate Pastor of Ming Chapel AME Church, in  the Piketberg District, 15th District

Dorothy Nettles, the wife of Rev. Mose Nettles, a retired minister from  the Oklahoma State Annual Conference

The Honorable Rev. Clementa Pinckney, pastor - Emmanuel AME Church, Charleston SC - Bible Study

Reverend  Depayne  V. Middleton  Doctor, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Reverend  Sharonda  Singleton, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Ethel  W.  Lance, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Myra  Thompson, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Susie  Jackson, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Tywanza  Sanders, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Keisha Manuel, niece of  Rev. Marco Delilly, Pastor of Vinton Anderson Cathedral AME Church in Eerste River, 15th District

Cynthia  Graham  Hurd, Emmanuel AME Church Bible Study

Rev. Dr. Gregory A. Grooms, Sr., Pastor of St. Phillip AME C, Columbia Annual Conference and a former professor& Chaplain at Allen University

Rev. Cornelious Hollinshed, Pastor of the Princeton Circuit, Hot Springs District, West Arkansas Annual Conference

Rev. Flennoy M. Travis, former pastor of Green Memorial, now Robinson Chapel-Chicago, IL

Rev. Oradell Winfrey, the sister of Rev. Roy Smith, pastor of the Beech Hill and New Seminary AMEC in Stephens - AR

Reverend Dr. Edward Smith, husband of the Reverend Roberta Smith, Local Elder at St. Paul, Charleston, West Virginia

James Willie Powell, the father of Ruby Kilpatrick, the wife of the Rev. Clifton Kilpatrick, pastor of St. Paul, Zanesville

Eula Williams Bennett, the mother of Mrs. Vel Hux, South Ohio Conference MSWAWO + PKs

Rev. Dr. Edward Smith, husband of the Rev. Roberta Smith, Local Elder at St. Paul, Charleston, WV

James Willie Powell, the father of Ruby Kilpatrick, the wife of the Rev. Clifton Kilpatrick, pastor of St. Paul, Zanesville

Eula Williams Bennett, the mother of Mrs. Vel Hux, president, South Ohio Conference MSWAWO

Bessie M. Hines, a Life Member of the Women’s Missionary Society, wife of Rev. Dr. L. Fisher Hines, ret. pastor, 5th

Suzann Manternach Brown, wife of Rev. J. C Brown, pastor of St. Paul (South) AME Church- Chicago, IL

Mrs. Marian Syretha Frazier, the mother of the Rev. Dr. Raymond Mickens, pastor of Quinn Memorial, Steubenville, OH

David Henry Patterson, Sr., the 5th of 19 siblings born to Rev. Isaac and Mrs. Mary J. Patterson, 1st Episcopal District

Christine Dixon Mitchell, the mother of Rev. Reginald E. Mitchell, pastor at Allen AME Church in Providence, Rhode Island

Ms. Julia Smith King, 91, the oldest aunt of Rev. Troy I. Thomas, Pastor of Quinn Chapel AME Church, Louisville, KY

Rev. Leroy Taylor, an Itinerant Elder (retired), and former pastor, husband of Joyce Taylor immediate past president of the Louisiana Conference MSWAWO

Rev. Phillip James Wilson, pastor of Trinity AME Church, Long Branch (New Jersey Conference, New Brunswick District)     

Samuel Timotheus April , the father of Rev. Samuel April, pastor of St Paul AME Church, Carnavon, Beaufort West District, Cape Conference

Rev. Menjou C. Miller,Sr., a retired Itinerant Elder of the Thirteenth Episcopal  District, Tennessee Annual Conference

Anita Hinton Brunson, the sister of Presiding Elder Larry S. Hinton,  Northern District, North Carolina Conference

Sister Dorothy E. Smith, the mother of the Reverend Charles Smith, Pastor of Brown Memorial AME Church, Washington, DC

Mrs. Dorothy Estes, mother of the Rev. Amy Christine Hodge Ziglar, Virginia Conference

Mrs. Ruth H. Johnson, mother of Rev. Roxanne Parson, Pastor of Davis Memorial AME Church, Baltimore conference

Doretha Gilliam, the sister of Rev. Perneice Geter, Pastor of Union Bethel AME Church in Denton MD,Baltimore Conference

James Arthur Horton, the brother of the Reverend Charles L. Horton of the West Tennessee Conference

Mrs. Annie Mae Mitchell, the mother of Rev. Anthony Mitchell, Sr., pastor at Union Chapel AMEC, Newark, NJ

Rev. Dorris E. Patton, Sr. had pastored as an Itinerant Elder in the Tennessee Conference for many years

Mr. Walter Herman, the father of Rev. Perry Herman, Pastor of Galilee AME Church, Memphis, Tennessee.

Nathaniel Keith, Jr., father of Rev. Dr. Juenarrl Keith, member of the Episcopal Committee and Presiding Elder of the Mt. Pleasant District, 7th

Marshall Holden, the father of Rev. Tiffany Holden, the pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Rosemary Atieno Dinga, the mother Presiding Elder Moses Onyango Achola, East Africa Annual Conference of the 17th Episcopal District

Mother Eartha Lee Conyers Vanderhorst, oldest sister of Presiding Elder James R. Glover, Orangeburg District, Central Annual Conference

Helen R. Boyd-Marcelle, sister of the Rev. J. Edgar Boyd, pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Los Angeles, CA

Mother Regina Coerecius of the Cape Conference, 15th Episcopal District, the mother of the Rev. Edwin Coericius

Nathaniel Keith, Jr., father of Rev. Dr. Juenarrl Keith, member of the Episcopal Committee and Presiding Elder of the Mt. Pleasant District,  7th

Brother Marshall Holden, the father of Rev. Tiffany Holden, the pastor of Bethel AMEC in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Rev. Clifford Hill, a retired pastor from the New England Conference (Boston-Hartford District)

Julia L. Mitchell, mother of Rev. Janet E. Windham, ministerial staffer at the Mt. Vernon Avenue AME Church, Columbus, OH

Mrs. Ada M. Smith, the aunt of the Rev. Kenneth E. Paris, the pastor of St. Paul AME Church, Louisville, KY

Robert N. “Bob” Mitchem, Jr., the brother of the Rev. Karen Y. Carter, pastor of Shekinah Glory AMEC, Louisville, KY

Brother Fred Stuart, former Connectional Lay Officer. 5th Episcopal District

Rev. Amon Lukwesa, pastor of St. Paul AME Church of the Copperbelt West District, South West Zambia Conference

The sister of  Reverend Jeremiah Royland Mwenyo, South West Zambia Conference

Sister Adeline Williams, WMS Life Member and mother of Former WMS Connectional Officer Corrine Thomas

Willie Mae Mosby, mother of the Rev. Janice Mosby Jackson who serves on the ministerial staff at Holy Trinity AMEC Wilberforce, OH

Raymond W. Browne, Sr., the father-in-law of Rev. Vernon H. Peters, Pastor of Allen Memorial AMEC in Brooklyn, NY; Father of Lady Cheryl Browne-Peters

Aletha Andrews, wife of retired itinerant elder Rev. Christopher Andrews, of Washington, GA and a member of the Washington Circuit in the Augusta GA Conference.

Mrs. Beverly Lynn Ballard, the mother of the Rev. Amir M. Ballard, Sr. and the aunt of Rev. Carolyn C. Cavaness, pastor at Bethel AMEC, Ardmore, PA

Rev. Bernes Smith, Local Elder at Mount Pisgah AME Church, Lawnside New Jersey (New Jersey Conference

Paul Wade Fields Sr., the brother of Rev Marcellus Fields, pastor of Allen Chapel AME Church Oklahoma City

Charles Cockrell, the brother-in-law of Presiding Elder Ernest and Mrs. Irene Montague, Baltimore Conference

Denise L. Gordon, the sister of Rev. Gregory G. Groover, pastor at Charles Street A.M.E. Church, Roxbury, MA - New England Conference

Joseph W. Reid, brother of the Rev. Wesley I. Reid, pastor of Lee Memorial, Cleveland, OH

Paul Wade Fields Sr. the brother of Rev Marcellus Fields, pastor of  Allen Chapel AME Church Oklahoma City, OK

Rev. Dr. Noah Spencer Smith,107 years old, retired minister in the Chicago Conference, husband of  Dr. Hallie Hendrieth-Smith.

Ralph Robertson, brother of the Rev. Mary White, Local Elder at Quinn Chapel AMEC in Lexington, Kentucky

Mr. Dee Roberson, the father of Marlyce Roberson-McCants, Connectional Worship Director, Women’s Missionary Society AMEC

Reverend Jerry Powers, Pastor of Mt Ararat A.M.E. Church, Wilmington, NC.  

Rev. Charles Julious Ruff, a Local Elder of St. James AME Church in Erie, Pennsylvania

Mrs. Juanita K. Charles,  mother of the Reverend Horace R. Charles, pastor of Greater Lee Chapel AME Church, El Dorado, AR

Mrs. Dorothy Franklin, the 97 year old matriarch of the Seales family and the aunt of Rev. Dr. Esther L. Seales, pastor at Tyree AMEC, Philadelphia Conference

Mrs. Frances Arlene James, the sister of Rev. Dr. Esther L. Seales, pastor at Tyree AMEC, Philadelphia Conference

Reverend Clem Ragster, retitered pastor, 3rd Episcopal Disfrict, PA

Mr. Edward Stenhouse, the father of Rev. Richard A. Stenhouse, pastor of Bethel AMEC, Buffalo, NY

Rev. Edward Donald Payne, a retired pastor from the Philadelphia Annual Conference in the First Episcopal District

Retired Presiding Elder John H. Gillison, Edisto District, South Carolina Annual Conference

Mrs. Carrie Brooks G. Henderson, mother-in-law of Rev. Darrel Wade, pastor of Macedonia AME Church, Suffolk, VA

Inez June Smith Thomas, mother of Rev. Troy I. Thomas and Rev. Dr. Maxine Pastor/ Asst pastor, Quinn Chapel AME Church, Louisville, KY

Mr. Jeremiah A. Bright brother of Mrs. Mary Bright Darby/brother-in-law of Presiding Elder, Joseph A. Darby, Presiding Elder, 7th District

Margaret Green mother of WMS Life Member Carolyn Anderson/the Rev. Carroll G. Anderson, ret., 12th Episcopal District

Brother Ralph S. Young, the husband of Rev. Marian Wright Young, Assistant Pastor of Ward AMEC, Los Angeles

Dorothy Mae Johnson, the mother of Rev. Tracey C. Johnson, Pastor of Murph Chapel-St. Paul AMEC, Valinda, CA

Mrs. Hyacinth A. Hensford, mother of Rev. Terrence C. Hensford, pastor of Ward Emmanuel AME Church (Philadelphia Conference, West Mainline District)

Sister Doris Green, mother of the Rev. Benjamin Hollins, Pastor of Price Chapel AME Church, Los Angeles-CA

Mrs. Juanita Griffin, the mother of the Reverend Leo Griffin, pastor of Wesley AME Church, Houston, Texas

Mrs. Elise Wilson, the mother of the Reverend Shalane (Samuel) Jenkins, pastor of Tyree Temple A.M.E. Church, Dumas, Arkansas

Rev. Dr. Elmo A. Bean, retired Presiding Elder of the North Ohio Conference, the Cleveland District

Rev. Howard W. Philip, Sr., retired Itinerant Elder of the South Ohio Conference

Sis. Renee Kelly Stancil, Sister of Rev. RaeLynn Kingeter, Pastor of Mt. Joy, Sparks, MD

Mrs. Laura Embryo, the sister of the Rev. Dr. John Q. Owens, former Director of the Social Action Commission

Mrs. Elva King, aunt of the Reverend Troy I. Thomas, pastor of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, Louisville, KY

Sister Margaret Ann Fields, former 3rd District President and Connectional Director Lay Activities

Dr. Thomas R. Lawrence, the brother of Louise Jones and Reverend James E. F. Lawrence, Presiding Elder retired, 1st Episcopal District

The Reverend Debra Elaine Benbow, North Carolina Conference, 2nd Episcopal District

Brother Elmer Young, the husband of Reverend Gloria Young, Local Deacon at New Bethel A.M.E. Church, Rosston, Arkansas

Mrs. Pauline Nelson Young of Nashville, Tennessee, the sister of the late Rev. James H. Nelson

Sister E. Celita Duckett, the sister of Leroy Duckett and sister in law of Wanda l. Duckett, General Board member of the AME Church

Ms. Sherry Roberts a member of St. Mark, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania and sister of the Reverend Dr. Samuel Ware, pastor of St. Paul, Washington, PA

Mrs. Carolyn Brown Parker, mother of the Reverend Keith A. Parker, Sr., pastor of Spring Hill AME Church, Sheldon, SC

Mr. Robert Thomas, grandfather of the Reverend Melvin Wilson, Jr., pastor of Payne Chapel AMEC, Duquesne, Pennsylvania

Rev. Daniel Emanuel, Pastor of Edwards Chapel AMEC Waco, Texas

Fannie Ruth Anderson, the aunt of jerry Turner, Jr., Former Connectional President of the YPD  and RAYAC

Reverend Dr. Charles "Rikki" Howard, a retired Itinerant Elder, 3rd Episcopal District

Brother Melvin C. Driver, II, the husband of Sister Shirley Lee Driver, the sister of Presiding Elder Hartford Lee of the Daytona Beach District-11th Episcopal District

Rev. Robert D. Postell , an Itinerant Elder who was currently pastoring Mount Tabor, Lake City, Florida

Bishop L. Foday Farrar, the cousin of the Rev. Dr. Ann Lightner-Fuller, Pastor of Mt. Calvary AME Church, Towson, MD

Sis. Henrietta Jackson-Potter, the aunt of the Reverend Troy McWilliams, Sr., Associate Minister, St. Jude AME Church. 

Sis. Caroline Inyamah, the sister of Rev. Deborah C. Inyamah. Associate Minister, St. Jude AME Church, Germantown, MD

Mrs. Reola Powell McClellan, former First Lady of Robinson Chapel AME Church-Chicago

Sister Velda Fletcher Jones, the sister of Rev. Michelle Pinkney-McBeth, the pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Kennett Square, PA, 1st Epiiscopal District

Mrs. Cassie Mae Parham, the widow of the Reverend Homer J. Parham (retired pastor in the 12th Episcopal District)

Reverend Murmith Ann Chiles, Local Elder serving at Allen Temple, Cincinnati, Ohio

Rev. Bernard Stanley Smith, Pastor of St. James AME Church in Clearwater, Fl.

Sister Roberta Justice-Miles, wife of The Rev. Shelton T. Miles, Pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church, Hillsborough, NC (WWNC Conference)

Rev. Robert Connors, a local elder at Bethel AME Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mrs. Dorothy Gibson Gilbert, the last living aunt of Ms. Sanjena Clay, 11th Episcopal District YPD Director

Rev. Dr. Archie L. Criglar, Sr. , 4th Episcopal District, superannuated at the Michigan Annual Conference, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Willie Thomas Allen, father of Rev. Dr. Marcia Allen Owens, Asso. Pastor of Arnett Chapel AMEC Quincy, FL, & 11th District’s 2nd Vice President, WIM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. James Randolph Dickens, the father of Dr. William (Bill) Dickens, currently a regular columnist for the online Christian Recorder writing on AME Church School topics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Aline Hayes Wortham the widow of the late Rev. Willie W. Wortham, who was the pastor at several churches in the WTN Conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rev. James E. F. Lawrence, retired Presiding Elder of the 1st Episcopal District, serving the Western New York & South District, Philadelphia Conference

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

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

Rev. Michael L. McKeever, itinerant elder of the Ohio Conference of the Third Episcopal District

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

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

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

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

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

Presiding Elder Emeritus Jaime Coplin Shepherd, 16th Episcopal District

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Odessa Brown, Past President of the South Ohio Conference WMS, Past President of the Third Episcopal District WMS and the wife and pastors widow

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

Ms. Jean Audrey Canty Cobbs, the sister of Barbara A. Canty Parrot/ sister-in-law of Rev. Dr. Allen W. Parrott, Presiding Elder, Kingstree District, Palmetto Annual Conference

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

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

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

Mrs. Gloria J. Thompson, Life Member of the Women's Missionary Society.  Sister Gloria was a past Conference President of the California Conference WMS a

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bro. William Lindberg Young, the brother of Rev. Thann & Margaret Young, Pastor and First Lady of Hemingway Temple AME Church in Washington, DC.

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

Mrs. Gloria J. Thompson, Life Member WMS, a past Conference President of the California Conference WMS & a former connectional WMS workshop presenter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Mrs. Minnie Mae Wright Hall, mother of Rev. Clinton J. Hall, II, Pastor of Trinity AMEC, Beaufort District, South Carolina Conference 

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

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

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

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

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

Reverend Gabriel Cuthbert Thomas, aged 97 years, retired Itinerant Elder of the Windward Islands Conference in the Sixteenth Episcopal District.  

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

Gwen Ifill, PBS political reporter and vice-presidential-debate moderator, sister of Presiding Elder Earle Ifill, President of the Connectional Presiding Elder's Council

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Marie Dyer, sister of 1st Lady Karen Christopher, sister-in-law of Rev. Dr. Wendell Christopher, Sr., Pastor of Faith AMEC, Laurel MD

Mr. Charles Edward Flunder, brother of the Reverend Horace R. Charles, pastor of Greater Lee Chapel AME Church, El Dorado, 12th Episcopal District

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Acquanetta Anderson, the wife of  Reverend Dr. Bobbie Anderson, retired pastor in the 12th Episcopal District.

Mr.Charles Hargett, Jr., father of Rev. Kimberly Young/ Rev. Kenneth Young, Pastor of Adams Inspirational AMEC, Washington Conference

Kathleen Davis Folsom, Grandmother of Reverend Gerald Folsom, Pastor of Wayman Memorial AME Church, Washington Conference

Mr. Rudolph Dillon, Sr., father of Mrs. Theresa Abernathy Missouri Conference M-SWAWO president

Reverend Mariam Theresa Johnson Mitchell, a retired Itinerant Elder, in the Eighth Episcopal District 

Reverend Donald H. Jordan, Sr., Retired Itinerant Elder in the Ohio -South Ohio Conference, 3rd Episcopal District

Mr. Christopher Navaree, the grandson of Mrs. Lurena Muse and the late Presiding Elder Columbus Muse, Sr., 8th Episcopal District

Mr. Jimmy Leon Leak, the brother of the Rev. Vernard R. Leak, Presiding Elder of the New Brunswick District, New Jersey Conference

Rev. Rufus Gaymon, retired 7th Episcopal District pastor; last assignment before his retirement, Brown Chapel Orangeburg, SC

Rev. Courtney Canty father of Rev. Charisma Canty, sister of Rev. Dr. Edna Jenkins, Pastor in the-Washington Conference

Reverend Edward Clarence Taylor, a retired pastor of the North Mississippi Annual Conference in the Eighth Episcopal District

Mrs. Martha Ann Meeks, the mother of Rev. Margarette Meeks, pastor of Disney Chapel AMEC, Greenville, Mississippi, North Mississippi Conference  

Rev. Harold H. Cavaness, husband of Tanya D. Cavaness, father of Rev. Carolyn C. Cavaness, pastor Bethel A.M.E. Church Ardmore

Rev. Antonio Bonner, the husband of the late Mrs. Willean Bonner, CONN-M-SWAWO former officer and a retired Itinerant Elder in the 7th Episcopal District

Rev. John Randolph, Jr., Retired Presiding Elder in the 7th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mrs. Hattie Bell Lloyd, the mother of Rev. Dr. Larry E. Dixon, Presiding Elder of the Atlantic City District, New Jersey Conference, 1st District 

Sister Marjorie Campbell, the sister of Bonnie Crummy/sister-in-law of Rev. Richard Crummy, pastor of Greater St. James AMEC Lake City, SC

Mrs. Louise Wells, the Sister of Rev. Howard L. Grant, Presiding Elder of the Newark District, New Jersey Annual Conference

Ms. Lillian Levon, matriarch of the family of Rev. Dr. Samuel E. (Rev. Althea) Hayward, III, pastor of Hemingway Memorial AMEC  District Heights, MD

Bro. Aaron B. Martin, husband of Rev. Lois Martin, Local Deacon serving at Hemingway Memorial AMEC, District Heights, MD

Mrs. Nettie Louise Miller, mother of Rev. Roberta Smith, pastor of Henderson Chapel AME Church, Wellsburg, West Virginia

Mr. Frank M. Reed, son of the late Reverend Elisha and Jessica Reed, Jr., former pastor of Shaffer Chapel, Bloomingdale, Ohio

Dr. Alexinia Young Baldwin, the mother of Rev. Carlita Cotton pastor of St. James AMEC of the New England Conference

Former Connectional AME/WIM President (1988-1996), The Rev. Lillian Frier Webb

Miss Sylvia J. Norris, the sister of Bishop Richard F. Norris

Brother Wesley Kind, who served as the Chef of the Seventh Episcopal District

Mrs. Marian Carey, the wife of Rev. James Carey, retired pastor, Washington Conference, 2nd District

Mrs. Cecelia H. Streeter Lee, the widow of the late Rev. John W. Lee, a former pastor in the 1st District, who relocated to the 13th District

Mr. Rodney E. DeLoatche Phelps, brother of Rev. Jeanette F. DeLoatche Phelps, Pastor of Ebenezer AME Church, Roanoke, VA

Mr. Lawrence E. Sharp, nephew of Rev. Jeanette F. DeLoatche Phelps, Pastor of Ebenezer AME Church, Roanoke, VA

Sis. Juanita Anderson Coffey, the mother of Rev. Kenneth Coffey, pastor of Saint Andrew AMEC, Winchester, KY

Rev. Pedro Felipe Castro, 84 years old, was a retired Itinerant Elder of the Dominican Annual Conference

FEBUARY

Ralph Hughes, brother of Retired Episcopal Supervisor of the 8th Episcopal, Lola Cheltenham

Mr. Fred Staples Jr., 94 years, Father-in-law of the Rev. Sharon E. Staples, Pastor, St. Paul AME Church, Chicago Conference

Rev. Charles D. Smith, Pastor of Brown Memorial AME Church, Washington Conference-Potomac District

Sister Juanita Anderson Coffey, the mother of Rev. Kenneth Coffey, pastor of Saint Andrew A.M.E. Church in Winchester, KY

Reverend Eddie C. Burks, retired pastor,  Southeast Alabama Conference, 9th Episcopal District, serving as supply pastor in the last few years

Mrs. Jennie M. Allen (McGeachy), the mother in law of the Rev Michael (Merchel) Menefield, pastor of St. Paul, Urbana, OH

Reverend Reginald F. Mitchell, the Pastor of Allen AME Church, Providence, RI, New England Conference, 1st Episcopal District

Mrs. Jacqueline Eves the sister of Rev. Vera V. Worthy/Rev. Richard H. Worthy, Presiding Elder, Wilmington District, Delaware Conf

Crystal Yvette Griffin, niece of former Episcopal Supervisor, Mother Barbara J. Chappelle, widow of the late Bishop Richard A. Chappelle

Mrs. Rosa Lee King, mother of Mr. Charles King and mother-in-law of Rev. Joan King, Pastor of St. Luke AME Church, Ellicott City, MD,

Mr. Rodney E. DeLoatche Phelps, the brother of Rev. Jeanette F. DeLoatche Phelps, Pastor of Ebenezer AME Church, Portsmouth, VA

Mrs. Elna Rainwater Baker, the wife of the Reverend Samuel Baker, an itinerant elder, 10th Episcopal District AME Church

Ms. Mozelle Belcher, the mother of Reverend Douglas Belcher, Pastor of Springfield AME Church, McCormick, SC, 7th Episcopal District

Edward Phillipis Arendse, father of the Rev. Lauan C. Berends, pastor of St. John Kensington, Cape Town District, Cape Conference, 15th District

Retired Pastor, Rev. William L. Smith,  West Tennessee Conference-North Memphis District, 13th Episcopal District

Sister Virginia Taylor, the wife of Rev. Timothy Taylor, Pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church, Elloree, SC, Wateree District, Central Conference, 7th District

Brother Ernest Dryden, a minister in the Cape Conference of the Fifteenth Episcopal District

Mrs. Marie Wiggins Capers, grandmother of Rev. Natalie Mitchem, Executive Director, the Health Commission of the AME Church

The Reverend James William Webb, II, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Quitman, Georgia, 6th Episcopal District

Mrs. Anniebell Clarke, the mother of The Reverend Bernard Clarke, Pastor - St. Philip, Savannah, Georgia

The Rev. Charlie Tatmon, Jr. a former Presiding Elder of the South Atlanta District, 6th Episcopal District

Myrna L. Wallace, the Sister of Dr. Maxine Thomas, First Lady/Assistant Pastor Quinn Chapel AMEC, Louisville, Kentucky

Rev. Elsie Phillips-Copes, the sister of the Rev. Paul Phillips, Pastor of Allen Chapel AME Church, Skipperville, Al

Mrs. Helen G. Hughes Hemphill, the sister of Mrs. Pradensia Drayton, Area Consultant, Georgetown District, Palmetto South Carolina Conference

Sister Bertha Oats Williams, age 93, former first lady of many churches in the old West Florida Annual Conference

Rev. Oliver P. White, Sr., ret. pastor in the C.M.E. Church, the brother of Rev. Agnes M. Henderson, Pastor of New Allen AMEC,  Memphis, TN

Rev. Edna Fisher served for many years as a Local Preacher at Haw Branch AME Church, Richlands, NC.

Mrs. Marion Petersen Ford, the aunt of Dr. Sylvia Ross Talbot, retired Episcopal Supervor

Mr. Earnest James Grant the brother of Rev. Howard L. Grant, Presiding Elder of the Newark District, New Jersey Conference

Mr. Christopher Angelo McEachern, the brother of Rev. Richard O. McEachern, pastor of Macedonia, Flushing, NY

 

MARCH

Mrs. Inez T. Sanchez, the beloved wife of Presiding Elder Joseph E. Sanchez (retired) Alachua-Central District/ East Conference—11th Episcopal District)

Pastor Ivan Siegelaar, son of the soil and child of the 15th District; pastored at Payne Chapel, Cape Conference, 15th Episcopal District

Dr. Thomas Collins, Jr., the brother of Rev. Eugene Collins, Sr., pastor of Shiloh (Charleston) AMEC, Edisto District, South Carolina Conference

Sydnei Dawn Wilson, the daughter of AMEC Chaplain Autumn Wilson who serves at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD

Sister Arilla Rutledge, the mother of Presiding Elder Johnny Rutledge (Mrs. Patricia) of the Ozark-Troy District, Southeast Alabama Annual Conference

Rev. Delores Lomack, a Local Elder at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Asbury Park, NJ, First Episcopal District

The Reverend Georgia Edwards, Pastor of Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church, Lake Butler, Florida, 11th Episcopal District

Reverend Dr. L. Anthony Gatewood, Itinerant Elder, North Ohio Conference who pastored several churches in the Third Episcopal District District

Brother  Harry Perdue, Sr., the son-in-law of Reverend Dr. Clementine Warren, Pastor of Sweet Hope AME Church, Ariton, Alabama, 9th Episcopal District

Former  Presiding Elder James Ford, Greater Dallas District – North Texas Conference, 10th Episcopal District.

Mrs. Luella Smith Bowers, the beloved mother of Rev. Tan C. Moss, Pastor of Greater Grant Memorial AMEC in Jacksonville, Florida, 11th Episcopal District

Rev. Delores Lomack, Local Elder at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Asbury Park, NJ, 1st Episcopal District

Alma W. Tanner, wife of the late Rev. James Tanner, Sr., Local Elder, St. James, Cleveland, Ohio, mother of Rev. James Tanner, Jr, 3rd Episcopal District

Giovanni Ashley Fansensie, emeritus Cape Conference, 15th Episcopal District YPD President, tragically killed in a motor vehicle

Brother Charles Spears, the husband of Sis. Angelena Spears, reporter for the Philadelphia Annual Conference, 1st Episcopal District

Rev. Edna Fisher who served for many years as a Local Preacher at Haw Branch AME Church, Richlands, NC,  2nd Episcopal District

Mr. David Neely, husband of Mrs. Peggy James Lee Neely and brother in-law of Former Episcopal Supervisor, Ernestine Lee Henning

Sister Barbara Ann Taylor, the sister of Rev. Marian G. Eikerenkoetter, the Pastor of Trinity AMEC, Cinnaminson, New Jersey, 1st Episcopal District

Mrs. Daisy Nelson Johnson Brown, the daughter of the late Reverend Aaron and Mrs. Mathey Nelson, Wayman AME Church, Dayton, OH, 3rd Episcopal District

Mr. Russell F. Logan, the husband of Mrs. Jane F. Logan, and “My Pop” of Rev. Krystal F. Bryant, Pastor of St. Paul AMEC, Abbeville-Greenwood District, 7th Episcopal District

Mr. George Vernon Holmes, brother in law of Rev. Dr. Allonia H. Holmes, Pastor of Living Waters AME Church, Raleigh, NC, 2nd Episcopal District 

Sister Margarita Jones de Rodriguez (Isabel) of the Dominican Republic, mother of the Presiding Elder Abraham Rodriguez, 16th District

Esmeralda Samuels, mother-in-law of the Reverend Enid Samuels of Jamaica (16th Episcopal District)

Sis Valda Baadjies, the beloved sister of Presiding Elder Jerome C. Gordon of the Cape Town District in the Cape Annual, 15th Episcopal District Conference

Reverend Gena Mae Johnson, Itinerant Elder on staff at Allen AME Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1st Episcopal District

Mr. Herman O. Kelly, Sr., the father of Rev. Dr. Herman O. Kelly, Jr., the pastor of Bethel AME Church, Baton Rouge, LA, 8th Episcopal District

Mr. Ernest Walter Caldwell, father of Rev. Dr. Ronald Owens, pastor of St. Joseph AME Church, Durham, NC, WNC Conference, 2nd District