Category: Obituaries

Educating African-American clergy was one of the primary concerns of the founders of Howard University. Although Howard has provided stellar theological education for clergy and laypersons since its founding in 1867, it has not developed a Ph.D. program in religious studies. Such a doctoral program would be the first of its kind at a historically Black theological school. It will be the crown jewel of the life and legacy of Dr. Cain Hope Felder.

Dr. Cain Hope Felder, Biblical Scholar, Dead at 76

Born: June 9, 1943 in Aiken, South Carolina, U.S. Died: October 1, 2019  at the age of 76 in Mobile, Alabama, U.S. Religion: Christianity (Methodist) Church: United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church Rev. Dr. Cain Hope Felder, a prominent biblical scholar who was the former dean for many years of Howard University’s School of Divinity died at the age […]

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Former President George H.W. Bush and first lady Barbara Bush point from their seats on day two of the Republican National Convention on September 2, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Justin Sullivan - Getty Images)

George W. Bush Delivers Emotional Eulogy for His Father, George H.W. Bush

by Scott Stump | In a heartfelt eulogy George W. Bush, the former

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Mrs. Vershorn Arnold Call to Eternal Glory

Mrs. Vershorn Arnold Call to Eternal Glory

by Innocent Nwaobasi | Mrs. Arnold was born on November 7, 1964 and passed away on Tuesday,

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Pastor James Buhari

Pastor James Buhari

by Emily Rixon | Apart from monetary support, James’ wife, son, family, and friends could also use your prayers in this great time of

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Francis Adeniyi Dada, Sr.

Francis Adeniyi Dada, Sr

by Dada & Olawoye Families | Sunrise: 07/30/48    Sunset: 06/24/17 | Sign the Guest Book on Sunsetting web memorials It is with
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Dr. Samuel Onyejindu Oleka

 Home going of Dr. Samuel Onyejindu Oleka

Dr. Samuel Onyejindu Oleka, 66, husband of Amaka Rhoda Oleka, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.  He was born in Isuikwuato, Nigeria, to the late Joseph Oleka and Jenny Mbaeri Oleka on June 6, 1949.  He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church.  Dr. Oleka was an ECWA trained and licensed pastor. He received bachelor degree in Theology from Igbaja […]

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Dr. Sam Oleka

Home going of Dr. Sam Oleka

by Sunday Bwanhot, connect via bwanhots@gmail.com It is with
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Naomi Ruth (Riggie) Covel's Passing

Naomi Ruth (Riggie) Covel’s Passing

The funeral service for Naomi will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5,
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