Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Passing of Overseer John H. Bennett

July 3, 2014

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Adjutant Overseer John H. Bennett who served with distinction as a member of the National Adjutancy for years in service to the late Bishop L. T. Walker, Sr.  Overseer Bennett was the West Memphis District Superintendent in the Arkansas First Jurisdiction under the leadership of the Jurisdictional Prelate, Bishop Jewel R. Withers, Jr.  The service for Overseer Bennett is as follows:

The Home going Celebration
Saturday, July 4, 2014, 11:00 a.m.

Fifteenth Street Church Of God In Christ
121 South Fifteenth Street
West Memphis, Arkansas  72301
Bishop Jewel R. Withers, Jr., Prelate, Arkansas First Jurisdiction, Officiant

                                                     

Services are entrusted to:

Anthony Funeral Home
135 South Sixteenth Street
West Memphis, Arkansas 72301
(Office) 735-5823

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All expressions of kindness to his wife, Mrs. Ruthie Bennett, can be sent to the care of:

Fifteenth Street Church Of God In Christ
121 South Fifteenth Street – West Memphis, Arkansas  72301 – (Office) 870-735-5823

If I can assist you any further concerning this matter, please call me directly at 501.960.1284

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr., Scribe

The Passing of Supt. George L. Kelley, Jr.

June 20, 2014

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.  Superintendent George L. Kelley, Jr. who served as a member of the National Adjutancy, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  Superintendent Kelley was the husband of the lovely Mrs. Althea Kelley and the son of Mother Frances Kelley, National Director of the Intercessory Prayer Ministry.  The services for him are as follows:

The Home going Celebration
Saturday, June 28, 2014 ~ 11:00 am

Pentecostal Temple Institutional
Church Of God In Christ

229 Danny Thomas Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38126
Bishop Designate C. H. M. Patterson, Pastor
Bishop William S. Wright, Prelate
Tennessee Southwest Jurisdiction, Officiant

Services are entrusted to:

E. H. Ford Mortuary Services – 3390 Elvis Presley Boulevard – Memphis, TN  38116
(Office) 901-345-9558

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All expressions of kindness to his wife, Mrs. Althea Kelley, can be sent to the care of:
Pentecostal Temple Institutional Church Of God In Christ
229 South Danny Thomas Boulevard
Memphis, TN  38126 – Office:  901-527-9202
Email: [email protected]

All expressions of kindness to his wife, Mother Frances Kelley, can be sent to the care of:
Post Office Box 240771
Memphis, TN 38124 – Telephone: 901-527-9202
Email: [email protected]

Let us be in prayer for First Lady Althea Kelley and the entire family during this time of bereavement.  If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr., Scribe

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Elton A. Lawrence

bishop-ealawrenceJune 1, 2014

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Elton A. Lawrence, Prelate of the Canadian/Michigan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction; the father of Bishop Dr. Welton Lawrence and First Lady Mae L. Blake; and the father-in-law of our Presiding Bishop, Bishop Charles E. Blake.  The Lawrence and Blake Families are in need of our fervent prayers at this time. Arrangements can be found here.  As the information is given to the Adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the National Adjutancy

 

 

 

 
 
 
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