Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Dr. Mae Jane Weeden
June 6, 1937 - Nov. 23, 2013

Dr. Mae Jane Weeden, a resident of Mobile, AL for than 50 years departed this life for eternity on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at a local hospital. Dr. Weeden was born in Sulligent, Alabama, on June 6, 1937. She was a 1956 graduate of Carver High School, Gadsden, Alabama. She received an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters from the Alabama Interdenominational Seminary in 2002. Dr. Weeden was a member of Stewart Memorial CME Church. At her death she was the Mobile District Missionary President and a member of Jordan Pride Chapter #775 Order of Eastern Star Prince Hall Affiliated. Her Community and Civic Organizations include, but not limited to; a member of the Mobile County Democratic Executive Committee, Mobile County PTA Council President, Alabama PTA Board of Directors, Deputy Registrar, Mobile Museum of Art Board, Mobile County Voters League, and the Character and Spiritual Committee for Alabama PTA. Dr. Mae Jane Weeden was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Dr. Albert Dean (A.D.) Weeden, parents; Mr. Toll and Mrs. Evie J. Miller; brother, Toll Miller, Jr., and sister Lucille Miller Golden. She leaves to cherish her memories two devoted sons, Sgt. US Army (ret) Milton F. Weeden and Albert Dean (Monique) Weeden, Jr. Five grandchildren; Jonathan Lathan, Aleena Christian Weeden Bright, Carmen Danielle Weeden, Evie Savannah and Bryce Kendrick Weeden; two sisters; Zelma L. Barnes and Ornnie B. Miller; three brothers, William James (Jacqueline) Miller, Earlie George Miller, and CMSgt. USAF (ret) Jimmie (Lyn) Miller; one sister-in-law Celesta L. Washington and one brother-in-law Theodore R. Golden, Jr.; devoted god-daughter, Kimberly Snowden Bolden. Visitation will be held Saturday November 30, 2013 at Stewart Memorial CME Church from 9 a.m. until to the 11a.m. funeral hour. Rev. Dr. Anthony Alford, Officiating Minister. Interment will follow at the Gethsemane Cemetery, Eight Mile, AL. Arrangements are entrusted to the careful direction of Reese Funeral Home 925 S. Bessemer Ave. Prichard, AL. Condolences may be offered at or

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Funeral Services for Rev. O'Neale Shyne, Sr.

Dear Connectional Members and Friends,

It is with great sadness that we announce to the members of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church the passing of Presiding Elder Emeritus, Rev. O’Neal Shyne, Sr. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.  Elder Shyne was a former member of the Judicial Council of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and Presiding Elder Emeritus of the Cincinnati-Dayton-Indianapolis District of the Ohio-Central Indiana Region of the Second Episcopal District.  Arrangements are as follows:

Saturday, November 30, 2013
Location:  Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church
3620 Shiloh Springs Rd
Trotwood, OH 45426
(937) 837-9631
Rev. James Washington, Host Pastor

Family Hour:
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Homegoing Service:
11:00 a.m.

Condolences and Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to:
Rev. Dr. O’Neal Shyne, Jr.
c/o Trinity C.M.E. Church
2253 Dr. Andrew J. Brown, Jr. Street
Indianapolis, Indiana  46205

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to:
Rev. O’Neal Shyne, Sr. Memorial Fund
c/o Trinity C.M.E. Church
2253 Dr. Andrew J. Brown, Jr. Street
Indianapolis, Indiana   46205

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to:
H.H. Roberts Funeral Home
38 S Gettysburg Ave, Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-6886

In His Service,

Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr.
Presiding Prelate
Second Episcopal District
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Passing of AME Bishop Sarah Frances Taylor Davis
Dear Connectional Members and Friends,
On Saturday, November 9th, Bishop Sarah Frances Taylor Davis, 126th Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, President of the A.M.E. Council of Bishops, Presiding Bishop of the Sixteenth Episcopal District, and Vice-President of the World Methodist Council, transitioned from time to eternity.
Let us be in prayer for Supervisor Claytie Davis and the family, each other, The Sixteenth Episcopal District, The African Methodist Episcopal Church, and the
larger ecumenical community. 
In His Service,
Senior Bishop Paul A.G. Stewart, Sr., CEO
Dr. Jeanette L. Bouknight
Executive Secretary
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
"An Essential Church: Poised for 21st Century Ministry"