Port Gibson UMC honors life of former member

4/29/2009

Resolution of the church council of Port Gibson United Methodist church honoring the life of Allen Lamar Burrell:

WHEREAS, Allen Lamar Burrell was a member of the Port Gibson United Methodist Church for over 30 years; and

WHEREAS, Allen was born on Oct. 30, 1951, and was tragically killed on March 17, 2006; and

WHEREAS, Allen served Port Gibson United Methodist Church in virtually every capacity possible, presiding at various times as Chairman of the Administrative Board, Finance Committee, Board of Trustees, Pastor Parish Relations Committee, and Men’s Club, and was a faithful member of our congregation; and

WHEREAS, the Church Council wishes to honor the life and service of Allen Lamar Burrell for his many years of service to Port Gibson United Methodist Church and lament his death, but we are heartened that he is now with his Lord and Savior.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDERED by the Church Council of Port Gibson United Methodist Church that we do honor the life and work of Allen Lamar Burrell for his many years of service to the Port Gibson United Methodist Church.

BE IT FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this resolution be made a part of the permanent records of Port Gibson United Methodist Church and a copy furnished to the family of Allen Lamar Burrell.