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Homegoing Services For Dr. Helen JH Stephens

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

DrHelenJHStephensdd1074GOSPELflava joins others across the globe mourning the passing of gospel music trailblazer Dr. Helen JH Stephens Amongst her many contributions are the organization of the “The Voices of Christ” of Berkeley, California which recorded for the Savoy record label.  Dr. Stephens traveled nationally with the late Rev. James Cleveland, and is most notably known as the organizer and long-serving Chapter Representative of the Northern California Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA), officially retiring in 2013. At the time of her passing, Lady Stephens remained an Emeritus member of the GMWA National Board of Directors.

The life and legacy of Dr. Helen JH Stephens will be celebrated in words and music as she lived. Arrangements are as follows:

Visitation – Monday, May 12, 2014-10am-5pm
Visitation – Tuesday, May 13, 2014-10am-3pm
CP Bannon Mortuary-6800 International Blvd, Oakland,CA

Musical Celebration, Tuesday May 13, 2014,Time 6pm-8pm
Love Center Ministries-10440 International Blvd, Oakland,CA

HomeGoing Celebration, Wednesday May 14,2014@ 10am
Beebe Memorial Cathedral 3900 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA