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Mecca Court #73 Honors Illustrious Commandress Daughter Barbara Brown

Special to The Truth


Mecca Court #73, Toledo, celebrated the Daughters and honored the 69th Illustrious Commandress, Daughter Barbara Brown, at a fabulous luncheon at Crosby Conference Center, Toledo Botanical Gardens on Saturday, October 5.  


Beautiful musical selections were sung by Siritha Cunningham, an outstanding Praise Dance was performed by Janay Temple and numerous presentations, remarks and gifts were presented to the Illustrious Commandress during the program.

The Past Commandresses were also recognized with each receiving a certificate of special recognition and appreciation for their service, dedication and support from the Illustrious Commandress.  There were 16 Past Commandresses in attendance and a beautiful memorial service was rendered for the deceased Past Commandresses. 


In attendance and extending remarks were Daughter Lena Davis, Past Commandress and Imperial Deputy for the Oasis of Toledo; Noble Mark McBee, Past Potentate of Mecca Temple #43 and Imperial Deputy of the Oasis of Toledo; the Illustrious Potentate of Mecca Temple #43, Noble Rodell Ramsey, in addition to the Illustrious Commandress, Daughter Barbara Brown.  Daughter Debbie Dean-Mitchell, Past Commandress, served as the Mistress of Ceremony.


The Illustrious Commandress’ theme this year is “Respect ~ Compassion ~ Communication,”


Mecca Court #73, Toledo, chartered in 1926, is a Constituent Court of the Imperial Court, Daughters, a female auxiliary of the A.E.A.O.N.M.S., Inc., a fraternal, charitable and benevolent organization, with over 200 Courts in the continental United States, Canada, The Bahamas, Germany, Italy and Japan.



Pictured Above: Past CommandressesFront Row L-R:  Tanya Roach, Delores Bates, Danielle Shockley, Claudia Roberts, Mamie Hart, Barbara Turner, Jackie Stevens, Delores Shorter, Vivian Carroll and Pamela Hopkins (seated in wheel chair). 


Second Row L-R: Charlene Miller, Debbie Dean-Mitchell, Joyce Aldridge, Gloria Tisdale, Jeanne Harris, Lena Davis


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