Death of Rev. George Coatesgreenspun.com : LUSENET : A.M.E. Today Discussion : One Thread
In this season of joyful merriment, the angel of death has plucked another member of the clergy.
Pastor George Coates, the pastor of St. Peter AME Church in Decatur Illinois for over 30 years died Saturday morning. His funeral will be Saturday December 13 at the First United Methodist Church in Decatur. A Memorial Service will also be held Friday evening December 12 at 7:00 pm at St. Peter's.
The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.
-- Anonymous, December 07, 2003