February 2023 Necrology 


"For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed,

we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens."


- Listed In Sequential Order -

Bro. Cornelius Nelson Holliday, The Brother Of The Rev. Clay A. Holliday, Sr., Pastor Of Greenwood AME Church, Millington, TN  And The Uncle Of Rev. Clay A. Holiday, Jr. Pastor Of New Wrights Chapel AME Church, Arlington, TN, West Tennessee Annual Conference, Thirteenth Episcopal District

Mrs. Fannie R Davis, The Sister of Mother Carrie R. Grady, Retired Supervisor AME Church, She Was A Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, Member Of The Choir, The Women’s Missionary Society, Director Of The Young Peoples’ Division Locally And Area, Also A Steward And A Stewardess And Served As The Director Of The Young Adult Choir

Dr. Hercules T. Miles, Retired General Officer African Methodist Episcopal Church, Seved As Secretary-Treasurer Of The AME Church Extension Department 1976-1996

Mrs. Carlie Garnette  Buchannon, oldest Sister of Mother Porter and Aunt of Connectional Officer Robin-Porter Smith, Chair, Fellowship Of Church Educators Of The African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mr. Henry James Burch, Brother-In-Law of Mother Porter, Uncle Of Connectional Officer Robin-Porter Smith, Chair, Fellowship Of Church Educators Of The African Methodist Episcopal Church

Joel Cousin, Son Of The Reverend Steven Cousin And Mrs. Linda Cousin, First Family Of Trinity AME Church In Kansas City, Kansas, Fifth Episcopal District; Joel Is Also The Grandson Of Bishop Philip R. Cousin (Retired)  And Supervisor Retired, Dr. M. Joan Cousin

Dr. Susie M. Mcclure, Philanthropist, And Global Missionary, Centenarian Plus Seven The Maternal Matriarch Of The (Funderburk) Family Of The Rev. Dr. William W. Easley, Jr., Presiding Elder, Retired, The Immediate Past Parliamentarian Of The Connectional Presiding Elders’ Council Of The African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mr. Willie James Williams, 79 Years Of Age, Served As The 3rd Connectional Director Of MCAM; The Husband Of The Rev. Willie Mae Williams

Retired Presiding Elder Robert Kirk, Sr., 100 Years Of Age, During His Lengthy Tenure He Pastored Five Churches In The Indiana South District, Fourth Episcopal District And Served As Presiding Elder In That Same District For 12 Years

Mother Betty Elizabeth Davis Thompson, The Maternal Aunt of The Reverend Dr. Missiouri Mcphee, Connectional Director Of Boy Scouts (The Association Of AMEC), Chief Conference Secretary (Central Conference – 11th District), And North Orlando District Administrative Assistant

Sis. Shelly Fern Hodges, Age 60, The only Niece of Bishop Gregory G. M. Ingram and Beloved Niece-In-Law Of Supervisor Jessica Kendall Ingram


For inquires concerning the Necrology Listing email: OEasleyL@amecfic.net.

 On behalf of Social Action Commission Chair, Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield and Dr. Jacquelyn DuPont-Walker, Director/Consultant-Social Action Commission, we extend profound sympathy to all bereaved families. "We wish you the peace that comes from knowing God Is There and pray that He will keep you in His Promised, Gentle Care."

In Sympathy and Prayer,

Ora L. Easley, International Administrator