[Home Going Service] (audio)

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Mother Armstrong’s Funeral

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circa 1984


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This is a recording of the home going services of Mother Karrie Peterson Armstrong. The services are held at the Monroe St. Church. The scripture is read by Rev. Man from John 14. Prayer is given by Rev. Mullen. Unidentified man gives remarks. Bishop Dell delivers the eulogy. His eulogy is taken from Ecclesiastes 3:1-2. He discusses the importance of teaching time to children. He talks about how it is time for Black people to wake up. He also talks about how Mother Karrie Peterson Armstrong didn’t just meet God when she came to the Monroe St. Church.


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