Deaconess Johnnie M. Beasley’s well-worn Bible
Deacon Johnnie M. Beasley’s illustrated copy of the Holy Bible appears to have been well used. This is a World Publishing Co., edition. Deaconess Beasley also served as an usher and supervisor for the Young Adult Usher Board. Female deacons were called “deaconess” until the pastorate of the Reverend Dr. John H. Kearney, Sr.
Matthews Memorial Baptist Church
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Holmes, Joan T. Butler
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