Thursday, September 10, 2015

Religious Services for the late Mrs. Ida B. Temple

Mrs. Ida B. Temple
On March 12, 1880 born to Benton and Mary Anne Butler was a daughter, Ida. She attended the public schools of St. Helena Parish and completed high school in Magnolia, Mississippi. She also attended high school in Magnolia, Mississippi. She also attended Straight University in New Orleans.

On May 14, 1972 at 4:00 p.m. at Hood Memorial Hospital. The Death Angel visited our community and summoned a wonderful mother. Sunday School teacher for over 70 years, for 40 years was Public School teacher of St. Helena and Tangipahoa Parishes, a neighbor and above all, a Saint. Mrs. Temple was a person with a wealth of Scriptorial Wisdom and intellectual knowledge. She served her Lord and her people with a beautiful christian life. Her influence will always be felt in the lives of those she taught and served.

Her life was full of good works in the church. She was founder of the Women's Council which was dear to her. During her career as a teacher, she met and married the late John Temple. to this union was born three sons who were given educational     and religious training.  She leaves her three sons, Felton of New Orleans, Oscar of Houston, Texas and Collis of Kentwood, six nieces, four nephews, ten grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. A life lived as Mrs. Temple's cannot die, but will live in the hearts and memories o those who knew and loved her.

Notes: Mrs. Ida Butler Temple funeral services was held on May 17, 1972 at Gordon Chapel Church of God In Christ. Rev. Alex Richardson, Pastor.

This obituary was part of the obituary collection of the late Coltidle Aaron Zanders and the late Deloris Levy. Submitted by Rev. Raymond Foster.

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