Bessie Moorer turns 90
Mrs. Bessie Moorer recently celebrated her 90th Birthday in a beautifully decorated Byas Hall at Gillfield Baptist Church, Petersburg, Virginia. Program participants included Dr. Gracie White, Dr. Grady W. Powell, Dr. George C. Lyons, Sonya Johnson, Annette Rose, James R. Clarke, Lois Bryant, Laselle McCoy, Kathy Anderson, Gloria Brown and Virginia Barbour.
Speakers shared information about the honoree’s involvement in church, community services, politics and the Civil Rights Movement. Mistress of Ceremonies was Joi Bowles; solist was Angelica Powell and Birthday honoree escort was LTC (Ret) Ronald Sutton.
More than 100 individuals shared in the Birthday Celebration.