Zoom details inside! 2021 LDLM Virtual Family Reunion

Hello family! We hope you have had a blessed Thanksgiving. Just a friendly reminder that our Zoom Family Reunion will be held Sunday (November 28) at 5pm CST / 6pm EST / 3pm PST.During our program, we would like to recognize family accomplishments such as graduations, births, job promotions, academic and social accomplishments, etc.Please submit […]

2021 LDLM Virtual Reunion | Sunday, November 28th | 73rd Annual

2021 LDLM Virtual Reunion | Sunday, November 28th | 73rd Annual

Hello family! We pray that this correspondence finds you and your family well. It’s hard to believe that some of us haven’t seen each other “in-person”, in two years. Prayerfully, 2022 will allow us to do so. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances (sickness, death and just LIFE in general), we’re a little behind schedule for […]

Deacon Leonard Scruggs Scholarship established

Deacon Leonard Scruggs Scholarship established

Draper Memorial Church of God in Christ(Huntsville, AL) is honoring the late Deacon Leonard Scruggs by awarding a Memorial Book Scholarship in his name. This is a great honor and recognition for them to do so.

Harvard Business School Appoints Terrill L. Drake Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Harvard Business School Appoints Terrill L. Drake Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Attention LDLM Family and Friends, please join us in celebration of our very own Terrill Drake on his new appointment to the Harvard Business School. Terill will assume the new role as the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. We encourage you to visit the links below, to learn more about Terrill and his new role. […]

Pastor James Lane, Sr

Pastor James Lane, Sr

ANNOUNCING THE HOMEGOING CELEBRATION FOR PASTOR JAMES LANE, SR.          It is with regret that we announce the passing of Pastor James Lane, Sr. who turned 96 years old on April 23rd.  He was the son of the late Mr. Peter Lane and Mrs. Martha Moore.  He was a native of Indian […]

Homegoing Announcement: Helen Marie Burwell

Homegoing Announcement: Helen Marie Burwell

May 9, 1926 – June 19, 2021 View Funeral Service at the link below, or visit the LDLM Family Facebook Page. Mother Helen Marie Drake Burwell passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the age of 95. She was the widow of Willie Burwell, the daughter of John Amos Drake and Bessie Lightfoot Drake Lane. She […]

East Cemetery Fundraiser

East Cemetery Fundraiser

Thank you to our recent donors for helping us reach nearly 20% of our goal. There is still time to donate. Donate today through June 30, 2021. See details below. Dear Family and Friends, We write this letter as a special appeal for funds for the East Cemetery.   There is a dire need for funds […]

Happy 103rd Birthday, John Drake Sr.

Happy 103rd Birthday, John Drake Sr.

Please join us in wishing John Drake, Sr. a very happy and blessed birthday. Everyone is invited to the virtual ‘Celebration of 103 years’ this Saturday at 5pm Central. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/86948548497?pwd=SncyU3ZHem4yWUtrV3NEdTlaSHowdz09 Meeting ID: 869 4854 8497Passcode: 848674One tap mobile+13017158592,,86948548497#,,,,*848674# US (Washington DC)+13126266799,,86948548497#,,,,*848674# US (Chicago)

Homegoing Announcement: Leonard A. Scruggs, Sr.

Homegoing Announcement: Leonard A. Scruggs, Sr.

        It is with regret that we announce the passing of Leonard Alton Scruggs, Sr., oldest son of the late Moses and Hazel Drake Scruggs and the oldest grandchild of the late Bessie Lightfoot Drake Lane – “Ma Bessie” – a title he was so proud to wear!  Leonard was born on Monday, July 5, […]

Homegoing Announcement: William Lane

Homegoing Announcement: William Lane

Thursday, February 19, 1953 – Friday, December 18, 2020 It is with regret that we announce the passing of William Earl Lane, son of the late Reverend Charles Paul Lane, Sr. and Mrs. Georgie Moore Lane.          William was a product of the Madison County School System.  After having graduated from the Sparkman High School […]