Daily Archives: December 20th, 2012

Homegoing arrangements for Dr. H. Devore Chapman (UPDATED)

ChapmanFuneral Arrangements for the Reverend Dr. H. Devore Chapman are as follows:

Friday, December 28th
Wake: 12pm-7pm
Funeral: 7pm
@ Greater Bright Light Baptist Church
1320 Sutter Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208.

Saturday, December 29th
Wake: 8am-10am
Funeral: 10am
@ Bethel Baptist Church
265 Rev. Timothy White Way (Bergen Street)
Brooklyn, NY 11217

The following note is from the National Baptist Congress:

 December 20, 2012

Greetings Congress Officers, Faculty and Staff,

It is with deepest regret that we inform you of the death of our dear

Dr. H. Devore Chapman, who departed this life to join our Heavenly

Father on December 18, 2012. Dr. Chapman was an instructor in the

Minister’s Division of our National Baptist Congress Course #9910

Closing the Back Door which provided delegate with methods to

prevent the loss of membership in their local congregations.

The body will lie in state at the Greater Bright Light Missionary

Baptist Church, 1320 Sutter Avenue (between Crescent & hemlock

Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11208 on Friday, December 28, 2012

from 12: noon – 7:00 p.m. The Celebration of Life service will

follow at 7:00 p.m.

On Saturday, December 29, 2012 the services will move to the Bethel Baptist Church, 265 Rev. Timothy White Way (Bergen Street) Brooklyn, NY, where there will be a viewing beginning at 8:00 a.m., and the Homegoing Service will follow at 10:00 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy and condolences can be email to gblbc@verizon.net or Bbc265Bergen@aol.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to House of Hill Funeral Home, 1000 St. John Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213 (718) 773-0014.

Remember the Chapman family in prayer and let them know you are thinking of them during this difficult time. The support and encouragement of our brothers and sisters in Christ is so important to the family during such difficult times.


by Pastor Robert Earl Houston

H.B. Charles Jr.

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