Home Going of the Saints

Pastor Tyrone Crider


Brenda Faye Duffie

Regretfully, we announce the passing of First Lady Brenda Faye Duffie, the sister of Ms. Rosie
Jones, who serves as assistant Committee Chairman for Baptist General State Ushers in Chicago, IL. First Lady Brenda Faye Duffie is the wife of Pastor Milton Duffie, Pastor of the Prince of Peace #2 M.B. Church, 6751 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL

Homegoing Service
Friday, May 19th, 11:00 A.M.
Victory Cathedral
Rev. Smokie Norful, Pastor
10101 S. Parnell
Chicago, IL 60628

Funeral Home
Midwest Chapel
5040 S. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 737-6959

Reverend C. B. Williams

It is with great sadness that announce the passing of Rev. C. B. Williams, former Pastor of Unity Fellowship Baptist Church, Salem District. Please keep the family and friends in your prayers. Additional details will be shared once available.


Deacon Willie T. Summerville

It is with great sadness that we the Fellowship Baptist District Association, Canaan Baptist Church, and the Champaign/Urbana Community announce the passing of our own Deacon Willie T. Summerville.  Deacon Summerville  blessed the C/U Community with over 50 years of service as a musician, director, and servant leader

 

Public Viewing
Wednesday, March 15, 4:30pm - 7:30pm 
Urbana High School Gymnasium
1002 S Race St, Urbana, IL 61801

Musical Concert
Thursday, March 16, 7:30pm
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
808 E Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61820

Homegoing Service
Friday, March 17, 11:00am
The Vineyard Church
1500 N Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL 61801


Mother Gladys Gill


Reverend Cyprus Hughes

Please pray for Sis. Caretta Hughes, Woman’s President of the Fellowship Baptist District Association on the passing of her husband Rev. Cyprus Hughes, Vice Moderator of the Fellowship Baptist District Association and Pastor of Second M.B. Church of Mattoon, IL

 

Memorial Service
Friday, February 10, 2017
4:00pm – 8:00pm
Second M.B. Church                                                                                                                     
20 Old State Rd
Mattoon, IL


Wake
Saturday, February 11, 2017
10:00am -11:00am


Homegoing Service
Saturday, February 11, 2017
11:00am


Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church,                                                                                           
808 E. Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL                                                                                          
Rev. Keith Thomas Pastor

 

Condolences
Fax: (217) 355-3778
Email:FBDA2008@gmail.com                                                                                                    
Rev. Lekevie C. Johnson, Moderator

 

Funeral Home
Perry's Twin City Mortuary Service                                                                                             
110 W Vine St.
Champaign IL 61820


Mrs. Alberta Tate Walker

Please pray for Sis. Rochelle Johnson, Fellowship Baptist District Association 1st Lady and BGSC Minister Wives, President of Administration Secretary on the passing of her Aunt Mrs. Alberta Tate Walker.

Homegoing Service
Saturday, January 28, 2017, 9 a.m.                                                                                                             
John P. Franklin Funeral Home                                                                                              
1101 Dodds Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Fax: 423-622-9990


C’mia Thomas and Tamika Thornton

Please pray for the family of C’mia Thomas and her mother Tamika Thornton both were killed in a car accident on Friday, January 20, 2017. C’mia Thomas was a 2016 Graduate from King Kid’s Baptist General State Congress of Christian Education of Illinois a member of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church and New Salem Baptist District Association. The family has set up a GoFundMe.com Mother's name - Tamika Thornton and Daughter's Name - C'mia Thomas Donations needed to help with funeral expenses.

Visitation
Friday, January 27, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Homegoing Service
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:00 am

Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church
1111 Dr. R. B. Lyles
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Rev. Vincent D. Collins, Pastor

Condolences:
Phone: 618-271-1935 – Fax # 618-271-1933

Funeral Home:
Teal Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Service
10419 Lincoln Trail
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
618-293-6540


Sister Eloise Brown

  Please pray for Baptist General State Convention Woman’s Auxiliary Seasoned Saints Commissioner and President New Salem Baptist District Association Woman’s Auxiliary Sister Zenobia Sumners in the homegoing of her Sister Eloise Brown.

Wake
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Homegoing Service
Saturday, January 28, 2017
12:00 Noon


St. John Missionary Baptist Church
4268 Piggott Ave.
Centreville, IL 62207
Rev. Jerry L. Wilson, Pastor
Phone: 618-271-2931

Condolences
Fax: 618-271-2943
Email:stjohnmbc85@yahoo.com

Funeral Home
Serenity Memorial Funeral
2416 W Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226
618-233-6000
  


Sister Connie Robinson

Let’s be prayerful for Sister Connie Robinson, Zion District Nurses President and her husband, Deacon Elmer “Sonny” Robinson, Zion District Laymen President and Chaplain for Baptist General State Convention of IL Laymen and the entire family in the passing of Sis. Robinson’s mother. Mother Ruth Joann Davidson passed away January 8, 2017.  Service details are as follows:

Wake
Monday, January 16, 2017
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Eastern Star service at 6:45 p.m.)
Draeger Langendorf Funeral Home
4600 County Line Road
Racine, WI 53403
Phone: (262) 552-9000
Fax: (262) 552-9100

Homegoing Service
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Visitation: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Celebration of Life: 11:00 a.m.
Greater Mt. Eagle Baptist Church
929 State St.
Racine, WI 53404
Phone: (262) 637-1606

Interment
Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:00 a.m.
Maplewood Cemetery
Marion, IL

Condolences may be emailed to church: gmcracine@sbcglobal.net before 9:00 am Tuesday


Cards, condolences, and words of encouragement may also be sent to:
Sister Constance J. Robinson
1602 Shomaker Drive
Murphysboro, IL  62966


Carolyn Thurston Doyle

Regretfully, we anounce the passing of Carolyn Thurston Doyle. We ask that you would keep Rev. Dr. Stephen Thurston his entire family lifted in prayer. The arrangements for the Homegoing Celebration are as follows:

Saturday, January 14, 2017
New Covenant Baptist Church
754 E. 77th Street
Chicago, IL 60619
Wake: 9:00 AM
Funeral 11:00 AM


Reverend Wardell Newsome

Regretfully, we anounce the passing of Reverend Wardell Newsome, Pastor of Faith Community Baptist Church, Chicago, IL. We ask that you would keep 1st Lady Arleana Newsome and the entire family lifted in prayer. We also ask that you would keep the entire Faith Community Baptist Church family in your prayers. The arrangements for the Homegoing Celebration are as follows:

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Faith Community Baptist Church
3456 W. Flournoy
Chicago, IL 60624
Wake: 10:00 AM
Funeral 11:00 AM
Phone: (773) 826-8880
Fax: (773) 826-3837
Email: faithonflournoy@att.net


Brother Earl Short

Regretfully, we anounce the passing of Brother Earl Short, the father-in-law of Brother Albert Mack, Director of Instruction for Baptist General State Ushers. We ask that you would keep the entire family lifted in prayer. The arrangements for the Homegoing Celebration are as follows:

Homegoing Service
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Mary Magdalene M.B.Church
10920 S.Princeton Ave.
Wake: 10:00 AM
Funeral 11:00 AM

Leak & Sons Funeral Home
7838 S.Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL  60619
Phone # (773)846-6567
Fax # (773) 846-8265


Rev. Dr. Edward (Eddie) Louis Mabry

The home going services for Rev. Dr. Edward (Eddie) Louis Mabry are as follows:

Friday, November 18th
Lie in State 12 noon

Saturday November 19th
Funeral Service: 12 Noon

New Salem Baptist Church
352 W. Wood St.
Decatur, IL

Fax all resolutions to 217 362-6221 or e-mail to walkerfuneralservice@yahoo.com


Sister Arlene Cannon

Sis. Arlene Cannon, daughter-in-law of Emma Allison, passed away October 23, 2016. Arrangements are as follows:
 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Family Hour: 10:00 am
Funeral: 11:00 am

Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home
906 W. Flint Park Blvd.
Flint, MI 48505

Cards, condolences, and words of encouragement may be sent to:
Emma Allison
1207 Mt. Vernon Dr.
Bloomington, IL  61704


Vanessa Newsoun

The sister-in-law of Rev. William Sturdivant, Pastor of the St.Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Peoria, IL, and Moderator of Unity Baptist District Association (his wife Deborah), passed away suddenly in San Francisco, CA. Please pray for Sis. Deborah and her family. Rev.Sturdivant is still hospitalized. Deborah is President of our Local Usher Auxiliary, and member of Baptist General State Ushers.

Homegoing Service
Vanessa Newsoun
Duggans Funeral Home
3434 17th Street
San Francisco, Ca  94110
Phone: (415) 431-4900
Fax: (415) 861-9866


Sister Ruthie Bell Kinney

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Ruthie Bell Kinney, the
grandmother of Rev. Lekevie C. Johnson, Director of Social Justice for Baptist General State Convention, Moderator for Fellowship Baptist District Association and Pastor of the Jericho Baptist Church, Champaign, IL. We ask that you would keep the entire family lifted in prayer. 

The arrangements for the Homegoing Celebration are as follows:
Visitation
Friday, October 21, 2016
3:00 – 5:00pm

Brinson Funeral Home
723 Aloe Avenue
Cleveland, MS 38732
Phone: (662) 842-4466
Fax: (662) 843-1747

Homegoing Service
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:00pm
House Of Prayer for all People
4294 Hwy 8
Cleveland, MS 38732
Phone: (662) 843-4111


Sister A. Belle Davis

Sadly, we share the news of the passing of Sister A. Belle Davis, who faithfully served in Christian Education for BGS Congress of Christian Education, Greater New Era District and as the Dean of Christian Education for Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are as follows:

Monday, October 3, 2016
McCullough Funeral Home
851 E. 75th Street
Chicago, IL 60619
3 - 6pm reviewal

mcculloughfuneralservices@gmail.com
Phone 773-488-8900
Fax 773-488-7900

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Pilgrim Baptist Church
3235 E. 91st Street
Chicago, IL 60617
9-10am - Prepast
10 - 11am - Wake
11am - 12noon - Homegoing
Tel: 773-374-3888
Fax: 773-374-2621
email: Pilgrimofsouthchicago@gmail.com


Mr. Joseph Washington

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Joseph Washington, the husband of Sister Patricia Washington, Executive Assistant to Baptist General State Convention President, Dr. William H. Foster, Jr. Please be in prayer for Sister Washington and the entire family during this time of loss.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Joseph Washington, Jr., the husband of Sister Patricia Washington, Executive Assistant to Baptist General State Convention President, Dr. William H. Foster, Jr., will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 11 am.

Crerar Memorial Presbyterian Church
8100 S. Calumet
Chicago, IL 60619
http://crerarchurch.org/

Please continue to keep Sister Washington and the entire family lifted in prayer.


Sis. Amanda Banks

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Amanda Banks, the mother of Rev. John T. Banks, Sr., Chairman of Church Enrollment and Recruitment for Baptist General State Convention of IL, Pastor of New Salem Baptist Church, Decatur, IL.  Please be in prayer for the family during this time of loss.

The arrangements for the homegoing celebration are as follows:

 

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Wake: 10 - 11 a.m.

Homegoing Service: 11 a.m. -12 p.m.
 

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

4800 W. Washington Blvd

Chicago, IL 60644

Fax: (708) 777-1844


Mrs. Estella Runnels

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. Estella Runnels, the mother of Dr. Michael Runnels, President of Baptist General State Convention of IL Congress, Pastor of Greater Metropolitan Baptist Church, Chicago, IL and the wife of Rev. Willie Runnels, Pastor of New Zion City Baptist Church, Chicago, IL.

The arrangements for the homegoing celebration are as follows:

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Visitation: 10 - 11 a.m.

Homegoing Celebration: 11 a.m. -12 p.m.


New Zion City Missionary Baptist Church

5015 W. Ferdinand St

Chicago, IL 60644

Fax: (773) 287-0844

Email: revwillierunnels@gmail.com

Mrs. Mattie Taylor

With sympathy, we announce the homegoing of Mrs. Mattie Taylor, a faithful member of Salem's Women's Auxiliary.

Funeral Services will be held as follows:

Saturday, September 3, 2016
Wake - 10:00am
Funeral - 11:00am

St. Joseph Baptist Church
2901 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60612


 

Mr. Roane Williams, Jr.

We are saddened to announce the homegoing of Mr. Roane Williams, Jr., brother of Dr. Onie W. Jackson and brother-in-law of Dr. Rogers W. Jackson. 

Funeral servies will be as follows:

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Wake - 10:00am
Funeral - 11:00am

Emmanuel Baptist Church
8301 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620

Sis. Shirley Dancy

Regretfully, we announce the passing of Shirley Dancy, the sister of Ms. Ruby Hunt, former President of Baptist General State Convention of IL, Nurses Auxiliary. Details regarding the homegoing services will be shared once they become available. We ask that you would keep the entire family lifted in prayers. 


Deacon Oscar Johnson

Regretfully, we announce the passing of Deacon Oscar Johnson, the father of immediate past BGS Women's Auxiliary President, Dr. Beverly Johnson-Thomas. We ask that you would please keep the entire family lifted in prayer during this time of bereavement.

 

The funeral arrangements are as follows: 

 

Friday, August 12th

Visitation 11 a.m.

Celebration 12 noon

 

Mt. Gillard Baptist Church

8376 US Hwy 80 West

Tyler, AL 36785

 

Bell Funeral Home

228 Tuskeena St./P. O. Box 850

Haynesville, AL 36040

Phone: 334-548-5122

Fax: 334-548-5575

Email: bellfuneralhomes@yahoo.com

 

Mary Juanita Jethro

Regretfully, we announce the passing of Ms. Mary Juanita Jethro, the sister of Minister Vertis Lee, the wife of Dr. Zachary Lee, pastor of Mount Paran MBC. We ask that you would pray for the entire family in this time of bereavement. 

 

The funeral arrangements are as follows:  

 

Wednesday, July 27th, 11 a.m.

Viewing 10am to 11am

Homegoing Service 11am

 

New Northside Baptist Church

Rev. Rodrick Burton, Pastor

8645 Goodfellow Ave.

St. Louis, MO

Phone: 314-388-0710

Fax: 314-381-9315

Email: davisdc1@hotmail.com

 

Vickie Tucker

The funeral arrangements for Mrs. Vickie Tucker, the Mother of 1st Lady Detra Bachus and Mother in Law of Dr. Reginald Bachus, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 W. Jackson St., Chicago, IL are as follows:

Visitation - Monday, July 18th, 12-7pm

Sandra Clark Funeral Home

6029 South R. L. Thornton Freeway

Dallas, TX 75232

214.371.2600 - Phone


Service - Tuesday, July 19th, 11am

A House of Deliverance For All People

2327 Wilhurt Ave.

Dallas, TX 75216

Rev. Ebbie Thomas, Pastor

 

Condolences can be faxed or e-mailed to:

Sandra Clark Funeral Home

214.374.9901 - Fax

sclarkfh@sbcglobal.net - email

 

 

We continue to solicit your prayers


John Birton

It is with heartfelt condolences that we announce the passing of Mr. John Birton, the son of Dr. Lillie M. White Shaffer. Please keep the entire family in your prayers during this time of bereavement.
 
All services will be held at:
 
Gatling's Chapel
10133 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, 60628
Phone: (773) 881-4111
Fax: (773) 881-3925
 
 
Visitation
Friday, June 24th, 2016, 4 pm - 9 pm
 
Wake
Saturday, June 25th, 2016, 9 am - 9:30 am
 
Funeral
Saturday, June 25th 2016, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
 
Burial
Mount Hope Cemetary
11500 S. Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60655
 
Repast Location:
Lilydale First Baptist
649 W. 113th Street
Chicago, IL 60628

Sister Anita Washington

Regretfully, we announce the passing of Sister Anita Washington, the mother-in-law of Sister Patricia Washington. Patricia is the Executive Assistant to Convention President, Dr. William H. Foster, Jr. We ask that you keep the family in your prayers during this time of bereavement.

 

 

Funeral Service

Monday June 6, 2016

Crerar Memorial Presbyterian Church

8100 South Calumet Avenue

Chicago, IL 60619

Phone #: 773 874-2132

Fax: 773 874-0226

Website: www.crerarchurch.org

 

Wake: 10 am - 11 am

Funeral: 11 am - 12 am

 

Louis R. Andrews

Regretfully, we announce the passing of Brother Louis R. Andrews, the husband of BGS Nurses Instructor Sister Mildred L. Andrews. Please keep the entire family in your family during this time of bereavement.

 

 

Visitation

Friday, June 10, 2016, 4 pm - 8 pm

Pleasant Green Baptist Church

144 W. 59th St. @ LaSalle

Chicago, IL

 

Visitation

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Masonic Rites

10 am - 11 am

 

Funeral

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 11 am

Pleasant Green Baptist Church

144 W. 59th St. @ LaSalle

Chicago, IL 60619

Phone: 773-684-3528

Fax: 773-684-2162

email: pleasantGre@aol.com

 

Repast Location:

Prince Hall Masonic Temple

408 42nd Place & Cottage Grove

 

Dr. Marlene Smoot

Dr. Marlene Smoot, former Dean of the Baptist General State Congress of Christian Education, an auxiliary of the Baptist General State Convention of IL, passed on May 12, 2016. Dr. Smoot was also the former Dean of New Salem Baptist District Association and teach of the American Baptist College, Extension Program in East St. Louis. At the time of her passing she was a member of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Rev. Rodney Howlett, Pastor.

Service for Dr. Marlene Smoot are as follows:

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Wake - 10:00am to 10:50am
Homegoing Celebrtaion - 11:00am

Officer Funeral Home, P.C.
2114 Missouri Avenue
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Phone: (618) 271-6055
Fax: (618) 271-6058
www.officerfh.com

Please continue to keep the entire family in your prayers.
 

Sister Cornelia H. Watson

The arrangements for Sister Cornelia H. Watson, the mother of Sister Cherie Lee, General Secretary of Congress of Christian Education, mother-in-law of Deacon William Lee, Chairman of Security, are as follows:
 

Thursday, May 5th

Visitation10:00 A.M.

Homegoing Celebration11:00 A.M.

 

Greater New Hope Baptist Church

2240 Missouri Avenue

East St. Louis, IL 62205
 

Condolences may be faxed to Officer Funeral Home at  (618) 271-6058.

 

Please continue to life the entire family in your prayers during this time of bereavement.

 

Deacon Walter Rice

The Homegoing Services for Deacon Walter Rice will be held at the Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 2976-78 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60616, Saturday March 5, 2016 at 11:00AM (wake will be at the church at 10:00am).
 
Dr. Robert C. Jones,Jr. Pastor
Dr. Joseph B. Felker, Jr. Pastor Emeritus
Bro. Phillip Varnado, Chairman of Deacons

Sister Cheryl Turner

We are sadden by the death of Sister Cheryl Turner, the daughter of one of our faithful Woman's Auxiliary workers of Salem District Sister Marian Turner. 

ARRANGEMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS: 

Services will be held Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the:
 
Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church
4100 South King Drive
Chicago, IL
 
Reverend Dr. Leon Finney, Host Pastor.  
Pastor Reverend Bobby Rush, Officiating 
Visitation period 10:00 am - 11:00 am.  
Celebration service11:00 am - 12:00 noon
 
Please remember Mrs. Turner and Family in your prayers.

Nellie Kate Rush

Please pray for St. Paul Baptist Church, East St. Louis, IL, Pastor emeritus Dr. O.B. Rush in the homegoing of his wife, former 1st Lady Sis. Nellie K. Rush. Service details below:

 

Visitation

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M., Friday, February 19, 2016
St. Paul Baptist Church
1500 Bond Avenue, East St. Louis, IL

 

Funeral Service

11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 20, 2016
St. Paul Baptist Church
1500 Bond Avenue, East St. Louis, IL

 

Condolences may be faxed to 618-271-4650

 

Burial

2:30 P.M., Saturday, February 20, 2016
Sunset Gardens Of Memory Cemetery
3230 Cemetery Road, Millstadt, Illinois 62260

Mother Katherine R. Smith


Delquincy "Cookie" Berkhalter

We announce the passing of Sister Delquincy "Cookie" Berkhalter, Mission President for St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church and long time servant of Salem Baptist District Association, Baptist General State Convention of Illinois and National Baptist Convention USA Inc.
 
Services are as follows:
 
Public Viewing
St Luke Missionary Baptist Church
7262 S Coles Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
Fax: (773)768-8469
 
Friday 2/5/2016 
5 PM -8 PM
 
Wake
Saturday 2/6/2016 
11:00 AM-11:30 AM
 
 
Homegoing Services
Saturday 2/6/2016 
11:30 AM


 

Eddie C. Williams

Funeral arrangements for Eddie C. Williams, the brother of Pastor Gary Williams, 2nd Vice-Moderator for South Shore Baptist District Association, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, Joliet, IL are as follows:
 
Family Hour
Sunday, January 10, 2016
2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Minor - Morris Funeral Home
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433
815.723.1283
 
 
Services
Monday, January 11, 2016
Visitation: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Services: 11:00 am
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Rev. David G. Latimore, D.Div, Pastor
402 Singleton Place
Joliet, IL 60436
Fax Number 815.723.9447

Rev. Dr. Warren McKinney Jr

Sunrise: December 25, 1953 - Sunset: December 17, 2015


Wednesday, December 30, 2015 

10:00am –Visual 

Funeral 11:00pm

 

Greater Raising Star M.B. Church

1819 Prairie Ave.

St. Louis, Mo 61113

 

Rev. Richard Pollard Sr, 

Pastor of Greater St James M.B. Church in Evansville IN. - Officiating   


Eddie Coy Williams

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Eddie Coy Williams, the brother of Reverend Gary Williams, 2nd Vice-Moderator for South Shore Baptist District Association, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, Joliet, IL, . We ask that you please keep Rev. Williams and the entire family in your prayers.
 
 
Arrangements are pending and will be shared once they become available.

Luevenua Elston-Green

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Luevenua Elston-Green, the sister of our own Sister Katie Sturdivant, President of the Baptist General State Ushers Auxiliary. We ask that you please keep President Sturdivant and the entire family in your prayers.
 
Pending arrangements are at: 
Simon's Mortuary 
912 West John H. Gwynn Jr. Ave.
Peoria, IL 61605
Tel: 309-674-2638
Fax: 309 674-2804

Committal: Parkview Cemetary

Mother Evangeline Mitchell

We regretfully announce the passing of Mother Evangeline Mitchell of Joliet, IL. Please keep the family and friends of Mother Mitchell in your prayers. Sister Mitchell is the Mother in-law of Sister Lorine Mitchell who serves as President @ Large of Baptist General State Ushers.
 
 
Funeral Arrangements are incomplete:
 
Funeral Home
Minor-Morris Funeral Home 
112 Richards Street
Joliet, Illinois 60433
 
 
You may fax any condolences to  Mt.Zion Baptist Church

Fax # 1(815) 723-9447


Patrick Gunn

It is with a heavy heart that we ask you to keep the Garden of Prayer Church Family lifted in prayer in the loss of our member and musician Bro. Patrick Gunn. He is the husband of Sis. Carrie L. Gunn, our church clerk, and the brother-in-law of Pastor Abdule and Lady Juanita Finner, Pastor of Siloam Baptist Church, Chicago, IL.

 

Services for Brother Patrick Gunn

Arrangements are as follows:

 

Public viewing

Friday, December 11, 2015 from 3-8 pm

Wallace Broadview Funeral Home

2029 Roosevelt Road

Broadview, IL 60155

 

Services

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Garden of Prayer M.B. Church

2001 South 17th Avenue

Broadview, IL 60155

Visitation 10:00 am

Service 11:00 am

 

Final Resting Place

Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery

4301 W. Roosevelt Road

Hillside, IL 60162


Sister Connie Hutchins

We regretfully announce the passing of Sister Connie Hutchins, the sister of Emma Allison, Finance Chairperson of the Baptist General State Nurse's Auxiliary. The arrangements are pending at this time and will be shared when available.

Homegoing services are pending for Monday at 10:00am 

Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home
906 W. Flint Park Blvd. 
Flint, MI 48505
Phone (801) 789-6666
Fax (810) 789-1988

Sister Emma Allison
1207 Mt. Vernon Drive
Bloomington, IL 61707
(309) 310-9028

 

Mother Marjorie Beasley

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Mother Marjorie Beasley, the Mother of 1st Lady Linda Tracy and mother-in-law of Rev. Joseph Tracy, Pastor of Straightway Baptist Church, East St. Louis, IL. 

 

 

The homegoing services are as follows: 

 

 

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Visitation 9am
Funeral 11 am

 

New Salem Baptist Church

Rev. John Banks, Pastor

352 West Wood Street

Decatur, IL 62521  

(217) 429-0542

 

Services entrusted to Walker Funeral Services, Decatur, IL 

Phone (217) 362-6214

Fax (217) 362-6221

 

Lorraine Jakes

Sympathy is extended to Reverend Paul Jakes in the loss of his mother, Lorraine Jakes.
The arrangements are as follows:
 
Visitation:
Friday, November 6, 2015 – 6 pm - 9 pm
New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church
531 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL  60612
 
Wake and Funeral:
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Wake – 10 am - 11 am
Funeral – 11 am
St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church
2901 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL  60612
 
Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Reverend Paul Jakes at his church:  New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church, 531 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL  60612

 

Kitty B. Lemons

Sympathy is extended to Reverend M. R. Lemons in the loss of his Wife, Kitty B. Lemons.  Mrs. Lemons passed on Saturday, October 3, 2015.  Funeral services were being held on Saturday, October 10th at 11:00 A.M. at the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 1121 17th Street, Dr. M. R. Lemons Boulevard, East St. Louis, IL. 62207.

Services were entrusted to Officer Funeral Home, 2114 Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, IL. 618-271-6055