- Faith & Family
Wedding anniversary greetings go out to our “love birds” of the week: Dennis and Gloria M. Parks, Sr., August 28th: their 31st; Rodney and Monique W. Duggins, August 31st: their 10th. Saturday, August 11th, at the church of The Transfiguration, Kathy Marie Johnson celebrated her retirement after 34 years of faithful service at BellSouth. It was a rootin’ tootin’ cowboy/cowgirl affair. Joining her for her daughter’s happy celebration was Kathy’s mom, Katie Daniels; Kathy’s husband, David Johnson and her sister Robin. Congrats Kathy! Enjoy! Hortense Kelly was treated to a special dinner party at
Saito’s Japanese steakhouse in Pembroke Pines Sunday August 12th by her daughters, the Kelly girls, Faye, Stacie, and Pinkie. A great time was had by all. Many family and friends joined in the festivities.
Get well wishes and our prayers go to all sick and shut-ins: Lottie Major-Brown, Selma Taylor-Ward, Diaconate – Rev. Doris W. Ingraham, Gloria Bannister, Norma Culmer-Mims, Willie Neal, Inez McKinney-Johnson, Julia Johnson-Dean, Veronica B. O’Berry, Thomas Nottage, Nathaniel Gordon, Vera Wyche, Donzaleigh “Lay” McKinney, Wilhelmina Naomia Allen-Adams, Prince Gordon, Princess Lamb, Wilmenia S. Welch and Grace Heastie-Patterson. My get well wishes also go out to the following sick and shut-ins: Johnnie Adderly, Stacy Eng Nairn, Emmett Braxton, James Clausell, Baldwin Hepburn, Valencia Higgs, Mary McClain, Moses McCoy, Brian McPhee, Ruth Williams and Nathaniel Clarke.
Save the date of October 20 and join the crowd as they head to Key West for Bahamian Goombay. I am sure you will enjoy the outing and beautiful ride to the Keys. Call or see Elizabeth Betty Blue, Carolyn S. Mond or Florence S. Mond. Join all daughters of the king and parishioners on Saturday, Sept 15 for our 25th Annual Prayer Breakfast in Saint Agnes’ Blackett Hall. Congrats to the Rev. Doris W. Ingraham who on September 1, 2001was ordained to the Diaconate. Happy! Happy!
Vincent Matthews buried his beloved mother, Leola “Chat” Chapman-Matthews last Saturday in Union Point, Georgia. “Chat” will be remembered as a former teacher at Booker T. Washington Jr./Sr. High and Carver High Schools. When she retired, “Chat” moved back to Soperton, Georgia. Among those attending her funeral in Soperton Georgia: Miles Jennings, Willie Davis (Connecticut), Gwendolyn Clarke, Kathy Clarke, Frankie Rolle, Marsha Evans-Jackmon, Regina Sandiland, Joel Floan, Elry T. Sands, Melodie Mitchell, Carl Cooper, Thomas Matthews, William Rolle, Zachery Mitchell, Bert Jackson and Eboney Fulmore.
You’re invited for a demonstration of the new voting machines to be used in the general election, Thursday, September 13, 1 p.m. at Saint Agnes Blackett Hall. Happy Labor Day!
By Anna Sweeting