As a leader in the
Among her accomplishments as manager of the Minority Veterans Program for the
With the Links, she also co-chaired a living history project -- "The Centenarians: We Have a Story to Tell" -- that created a book and video recounting the memories of 10
A clinical nurse specialist in psychiatry with a career of more than 40 years at the
She later studied at
She went on to complete a master's degree in nursing from the
In 2011, she arranged for a terminally ill veteran to achieve one of his final wishes, to marry his longtime girlfriend. For the ceremony in the hospital, the Links provided the gown,
She was a clinical instructor in psychology at the
She was appointed by Gov.
She was honored in 1997 with a National Conference Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award and in 2006 at the first
A lifelong member of
As co-chair of the church's
She co-chaired the church's historical committee, overseeing the gathering of artifacts and documents that resulted in the publication of a book, "Yielding to the Spirit," which recounts church history since its founding in 1927 by the Rev.
She also served on the boards of the St. Augustine Center, the
She also was a member of the planning board for the first Community Healthcare Center on
In addition to collecting stories from centenarians, for the past several years she worked with the
She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
She was a founding member of the Lydians,
Her husband of 16 years, Anthony H., an auto worker, died in 1977.
Survivors include a son, Gregory A.; a daughter, Dr.
Services were held
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