June 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-


The Reverend Charles L. Horton, a Local Minister in the Arkansas Conference was the spouse of The Reverend Dr. Verlie Horton, Pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Wynne, AR, Twelfth Episcopal District

Mr. George A. Tellis, III, the father of Christopher Tellis and father-in-love of Rev. Nachia Woods Tellis, pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Manchester, Kentucky, Thirteenth Episcopal District

Mr. Toby Temoney, Sr., the brother of Presiding Elder Herbert of the Santee District, Central Conference, Rev. Abraham Temoney, Ret. Itinerant Elder, and Rev. Archie S. Temoney, Pastor of Millbranch AME Church, Florence-Dillon District, Northeast Conference; the uncle of Rev. Abraham Temoney, Jr., Pastor of St. Luke AME Church, Florence-Dillon District, and Rev. Samuel A. Temoney, Quinn Chapel AME Church, Sumter District, Northeast Annual Conference of the Seventh Episcopal District

Sister Wanda Faye Young, a faithful servant, and a member of the Sarah McGinnis Missionary Society at New Bethel AME Church (Tyler St.) and an educator in the Duval County Public School system; the sister/sister-in-law to our beloved Rev. Charles S. Young and Mrs. Mary Young (Retired), Revs. George, and Leroy Young (both deceased)

Brother Kevin Owens, the brother of the Reverend James E. Owens, a local elder of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Alcoa, Tennessee under the pastorate of the Reverend Archie C. Griffin, Jr., Thirteenth Episcopal District

Rev. Dr. Floyd Wilson Alexander Sr., a former  General Officer, Secretary-Treasurer of the Pension Department and Administrative Assistant to the Third Episcopal District, who served the African Methodist Episcopal Church with distinction for many years 

Mrs. Vivian Woodhouse, beloved mother of Rev. Dr. Eugenia Bowser, Pastor of New St. James A.M.E. Church, Norfolk, Virginia, and Secretary of the Virginia Annual Conference, Second Episcopal District; Sister Vivian Woodhouse was a faithful member of St. Mark A.M.E. Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia for more than 72 years.

Sis. Sharon Bowman-Hilliard, the daughter of retired Presiding Elder Delano Bowman and wife of Ronald Hilliard, Sr., Fourth Episcopal District

Rev. Rudolph U. Aaron, Presiding Elder Emeritus of the European Conference and former pastor of Richard Allen AME Church, London UK

Bishop Richard Franklin Norris, Sr., Retired, the 116th Elected and Consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mrs. Doris H. Johnson, the mother of Reverend Albert Johnson, pastor of Mt. Tabor A.M.E. Church, Philadelphia District of the Philadelphia Annual Conference of the First Episcopal District

The Reverend LaKenya B. Anderson, the Pastor of New Mount Zion AME Church in Eufaula, Alabama; she was a lifelong AME member of Greater St. Matthew AME Church in Brantley, Alabama, both in the Southeast Alabama Annual Conference, Ninth Episcopal District

The Reverend Hubert Harris, retired from active pastoring after servicing our Zion for over 40 years; the former Pastor of St. Paul, Stuckey, and St. Joseph, Sparr, FL, Eleventh Episcopal District

Mrs. LuEthel Brooks-Morrison, the mother of Reverend Rhonda Heyward, Pastor of St. Phillip African Methodist Episcopal Church, Edisto District, South Carolina Annual Conference of the Seventh Episcopal District of the AME Church.

Mrs. Barbara Moss, of Charleston, SC, who is the beloved mother of Rev. Gerard (Barbara) Moss, the Pastor of Saint Paul AME Church, Apopka, Florida, Eleventh Episcopal District

Ilene Loretta Ingram, Ed.D, an educator who received her Ed.D. from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and a tenured professor at Oakland University, the sister of Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram (Retired)  and sister-in-love of Rev. Dr. Jessica Kendall Ingram 

The Reverend Isaac Wayman Wilborn, Jr., Retired Itinerant Elder and Pastor. Reverend Wilborn pastored many churches in the Seventh Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Brother Tyreese L. Pompey, the beloved brother of Reverend S. Gerrard Lindsey, the faithful Pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church, Havana, Florida, Eleventh Episcopal District

Sis. Leonia Butler Holiday, wife of the dearly departed former Presiding Elder J. K. Holiday and former consultant of the Central New Orleans-Bogalusa District, Eighth Episcopal District

Brother King Samuel Reeves, Jr.,  the father of Reverend Christopher Reeves, Pastor of St. Paul AME Church in Hurtsboro, Alabama in the Northeast Alabama Annual Conference, Ninth Episcopal District


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On behalf of Social Action Commission Chair, Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield and Dr. Jacquelyn DuPont Walker, Director, Social Action Commission, we extend profound sympathy to all bereaved families. "We wish them 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