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Announcement on behalf of the Dennis and Simmons Families

With saddened hearts, we announce that Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, Evangelist Dr. James Aloysius Dennis – originally from Monrovia, Liberia - transitioned (passed away) from this life to Life Eternal with Jesus Christ his Savior. This event occurred the day after Thanksgiving - on Friday, November 25, 2016, at Pruitt Healthcare & Hospice Center of Lilburn, Georgia, USA. after a battle with Final-Stage CHF.

He leaves to cherish his wonderful memories his darling wife, “Sweetie” - Evangelist Josephine Simmons Dennis; their children (spouse) – Philip Aaron (Tawana), Patience Younger, James, Keri, Samuel, Natalie, Aolani Lorraine, and Joshua Abraham-Teeweh Dennis; Grandchildren – Phylesia, Alyssa, Christian, Victor, and Joseph; his brothers (their spouses) – William “Allen” (Tonya) Dennis, Christopher A. (Louise) Dennis, Leroy (Hannah) Dennis, MacFarland Arthur (Love) Dennis, Burgess (Paulina) Dennis; his sisters (their spouses) – Euphemia J. (Theophilus) Massaquoi, Gloria Dennis, & Gladys Goodridge-Dennis; his Godmother Erma Taylor; nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives from the Shaw, Taylor, Bruce, Harris, Williams, et al families, and friends and acquaintances, including his neighbors from Paynesville, Liberia and Lawrenceville, Georgia, and co-workers at Gwinnett County Public Schools, with emphasis on Meadow Creek High School.
Dr. J. Aloysius Dennis was pre-deceased by his parents, William Henry Dennis, Sr. & Beatrice Brown-Dennis, & his brothers Albert, Lawrence, and Alphonso Dennis. 

Dr. Dennis was a staunch member of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, where he received his Diploma of Evangelism. He will be missed greatly by many, but welcomed strongly by the heavenly hosts! 

Please keep the Family in your prayers.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS & Services Dec. 15-17, 2016

Wake Keeping:
Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Gregory B. Levett & Sons 
Gwinnett Chapel
914 Scenic Hwy
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Funeral Service
Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time
Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
182 Hunter Street
Norcross, GA 30071

Remembering Dr. Dennis – Reflections & Fellowship
Saturday, December 17, 2016
ICF – International Christian Fellowship

Broadlawn Memorial Gardens
5979 New Bethany Road
Buford, GA 30518

The Home of Dr. & Mrs. J. A. Dennis …   678-878-2302
Pastor Bill Harris (ICF)                                678-984-9551
Ms. Gloria Dennis                                       678-878-1250 
Mr. Philip Dennis (JTJ Towing - ATL)            404-438-7392
Mrs. Euphemia J Dennis-Massaquoi             770-294-9239
Mr. William “Allen” Dennis                          770-713-3030
Mr. Alfred E. Shaw, III                               615-473-0275
Mr. Percy Williams                                     678-697-9951
Mrs. Geide-De Williams                           678-677-3590
Mrs. Saundra Berry-Hall                             706-594-6255

Nearby Hotels:
Courtyard by Marriott  (Norcross)    770-263-7644
Hilton Atlanta (Norcross)                  770-447-4747
Hampton Inn (Lawrenceville)                        678-407-0018
Comfort Inn and Suites (Norcross)              770-662-8175

Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport (ATL) - 

Additional Information:
*In response to the numerous inquiries regarding deposit information for donations, for those unable to attend the general meeting on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 6:00 P.M., please see below:
A/C # 334048167142 / Bank of America / Account Name: Euphemia J. Dennis

Please call or text Euphemia at 770-294-9239 or ‘Lani at 678-349-4048 for proper credit to be given and documented. Thanks.

\*UPDATED 12/07/2016*