People: October 24, 2012

caines | 10/25/2012, 5:30 a.m.

Happy birthday to a grand lady, Mrs. Willie Pearl Porter, who turned 101-years-old on Oct. 5th with her family at her home. Join Saint Agnes Episcopal Church as we have our annual Calendar Tea on Nov. 11th at 4 p.m. Help us celebrate and honor our beloved priest, Fr. Richard L. Marquess Barry, in one of many tributes to him. Get-well wishes and our sincere prayers go out to all of you: Clarance Clear, Sr., Gloria Bannister, Lottie Brown, Shirley Bailey, Inez M. Johnson, Naomi Adams, Jacqueline Livingston, Veronica B. OBerry, Geneva Bethel-Sands, Princess Lamb, Edith J. Coverson, Ernestine Ross-Collins, Thomas Nottage, Prince Gordon, Sr. and Donzaleigh Lay McKinney. The retirees of the Church of the Incarnation sponsored an historical bus tour to Lake Worth, Florida and its historic Black areas on Oct. 4th. Among those making the trip were: Gwen Thomas, Florence Moncur, Bethany Addison, Betty Blue, Dorothy Joseph, Alma Brown, Josephine Hall, Katherine Hinson, Mary Seay, Shirley Gibson, Marilyn Randall, Margaret Roberts, Josephine Davis Rolle, Ethel Ingraham, Jean Robinson, Rochelle Allen, Erna Beckles, Delores Lockett, Vicky Barry, Sharon Johnson, Joyce Barry, Patsy Lung, Muriel Hall, Tyeasa Robinson, Ora Moss, Sandra Stubbs, Elizabeth and Jackson Sturr and Cynthia Panton. All enjoyed a very good time. Very happy to see Deacon Doris Ingraham, Evangeline Gibson and Harry Dawkins up and out again. So glad all of you are feeling better. The Lamp Lighters Aglow, Inc., North Dade Chapter, honored Mrs. Cleo Seymour at their annual Prayer Brunch on Florida Memorial Universitys campus in the Albert and Sadie Smith Banquet Hall, Oct. 20th. The speaker was Rev. Patricia Wallace of Pahokee, Fl. Rodney Harris father of University of Miami Quarterback Jacory Harris is in the run for Miami Gardens City Council Seat #3 on Nov. 6th. Rodney is the defensive coordinator for Miami Northwestern High. Booker T. Washington students and alumni wish our Tornadoes well as they prepare to go to Orlando in December for the 4-A State Championship and return with the championship.