Anna Sweeting | 1/16/2014, 9 a.m.
Wedding anniversary greetings go out to the love birds of the week:
Willie and Louvenia A. Totson, 40 years
Get well wishes and prayers go out to all of the sick and shut-ins: Donzaleigh McKinney, Leila O’Berry, Rosemary Braynon, Evangeline Gibson, Thomas Nottage, Herbert Rhodes, Winston Scavella, Marjorie Sharpe, Gloria Lynch Wright, Gladys Moss, Hughie Nairn, Sr., Rev. Shedrick Gilbert, Louise Cleare, Theodore Moss, Teri Lynn Kelly, Delone Mathis, Wilhelmina Stirrup Welch, Barbara Kee, Dr. Roland Burroughs, Thomas Fisher, Cecil Newbold, III, Mildred Johnson, and Frankie Rolle.
Hearty congratulations go out to Elry Taylor-Sands who delivered The Miami Times to her faithful customers in Miami and Coconut Grove for 40 odd years and has now given up her task of delivering The Miami Times to their homes each and every week. Well done thy good and faithful servant, you have been most faithful every week, Elry and by the way she will no longer be driving. I am sure she will be greatly missed.
I am saddened to hear of the passing of fellow BTW classmate and Saint Agnes Church family member Barbara “Bobbie” Jean Patterson, whose funeral was held Jan. 3 at Saint Agnes Episcopal Church. “Bobbie,” as she was affectionately known, was loved by many and will be dearly missed.
Hearty congratulations to out beloved soror happy, happy birthday to Dorothy W. Graham who will turn 98 years old Jan. 25. She is a retired educator for the Miami Dade County public school system. Soror Graham served as president of the Miami alumnae chapter from 1964-66.
Join Saint Agnes when we travel to Savannah, Ga. and Buford, S.C. May 23-26. Contact Betty Blue, Florence Moncur and Louise Cromartie.
Congratulations to Kathy Hood Culmer, who is the author of a series of readings and devotions in Forward Day by Day for Jan. 2014. Forward Day by Day is published internationally by forward movement, an agency of the Episcopal Church. Kathy is a graduate of Spellman College and the University of South Florida. An author, storyteller, teacher and retreat leader. She has told her stories in churches, schools, libraries at festivals, on college campuses, and in business settings and has led workshops at an Episcopal Church Women’s Triennial meeting and at national Union of Black Episcopalians conferences. Currently serving as the mission funding coordinator for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and the newcomer ministry coordinator for the St. James’ Episcopal Church, Houston, Kathy is pursuing a doctorate in ministry. She is the wife of John E. Culmer II and the daughter-in-law of Leome S. Culmer.