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Nathaniel and Thelma Stevenson

Nathaniel Stevenson serves as one of the elders at The South English Street (Now Sharpe Road) Church of Christ in Greensboro, NC. He has been married to his wife, Thelma for 51 years. Through their union, the Lord blessed them with 2 wonderful sons, one deceased.  He retired from the United States Postal Service after 31 years of service as a mail mechanical inspector.  He comes from a family of elders, preachers and church workers.  Brother Stevenson has been a member at South English Street for over fifty years.  He has worked diligently in the area of education, transportation, finance and building maintenance.  He loves exhorting, reading and serving in God’s kingdom.

Junius “JC” and Daisy Williams

Junius Crawford “J.C.” Williams III was born in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama on July 11, 1937 to Junius and Macy Williams  Jr. He attended Florida A & M University on a basketball scholarship and graduated in 1959.  He then married his high school sweetheart Daisy Kennedy. He and Daisy decided to make Milton, Florida their home where they reared their three children, Juanda, Keith and Evelyn.   J.C. obeyed the gospel at the Susan Street Church of Christ in Milton, Fl and served as adult bible school teacher and treasurer. For 34 years he was employed by the Santa Rosa County School System, enjoying a successful and rewarding career as a coach, teacher, elementary principal and community leader. In addition to many honors, accolades, and awards, in 1990 J.C. was chosen Florida’s First Distinguished Black Educator. Today, J.C. and Daisy reside in Greensboro, NC and are members of the South English Street (Now Sharpe Road) Church of Christ.  In addition to serving as an elder, he enjoys teaching bible study and keeping in touch with his nine grandchildren.

Maurice and Kathy Dent

L. Maurice Dent Sr. was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 26, 1959.  His parents are Benny Dent and Oretha Whitehead.   In 1972, L. Maurice Dent Sr. was baptized into the Lord’s Church at the River Road Church of Christ in Albany, GA.  After graduating from Albany State College in 1982, he remained actively involved with the youth group and became a part of the church’s bus ministry.  Also, he took on the responsibility of coaching the youth group sports activities and driving the church singing group to different church activities.  L Maurice Dent Sr. and Kathy Scott fell in love and they where married on June 23, 1984.  In 1985, they had their first child L. Maurice Dent Jr., and in 1987, they had their second child Byran S. Dent.  The River Road Church of Christ not having elders at the time assigned men to lead in four different areas.  L. Maurice Dent Sr. was selected to lead in the area of benevolence and continued to work in the benevolence ministry until moving to Greensboro, North Carolina in 1989. After moving to Greensboro, L. Maurice Dent Sr. and his family placed their membership with the South English St. Church of Christ. In 1992, they had their third and last child Charles K. Dent. For several years he was the chairman of the finance ministry, and he served as a member of the church’s leadership committee.  In 2005, he was ordained as one the church elders at Sharpe Road Church of Christ (formally located on South English St.)  He believes it is an honor to serve his church family and to be a servant to God.