Oziel Grand Chapter - Past Grand Worthy Matrons and
Past Grand Worthy Patrons
Sister Amelita B. McDowell
Brother Andrew Burroughs
Years Served: 2014-2016
Theme: Preserving the Past to Embrace the Future
Scripture: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Motto: "Presence Means Purpose" and "Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much"
Sister Janice E. Justice
Brother Cecil Allen Jr.
Years Served: 2012-2014
Theme: Fervently Celebrating 100 Years of Sisters and Brothers committed to Charity, Truth and Loving Kindness
Scripture:Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God
1 John 4:7
Motto:“Spread Joy, Light and Love” and “If It’s God’s Will”
Sister Daphne P. Roberts
Brother W. Spencer Person Jr.
Years Served: 2010-2012
Theme: Serving with Gladness
Scripture: For we walk by Faith, not by Sight. 2 Cor. 5"7
Motto: Always Act Faithfully
Sister Gwendolyn D. Jenkins
Brother Lawrence C. Hopkins
Years Served: 2008-2010
Theme: Returning to Our Roots, to Ensure Our Future
Scripture: "Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity." Pslam 133:1
Motto: F.R.O.G. Fully, Rely On God
Sister Patricia P. Poulson *
Brother Solomon C. Jones
Years Served: 2004-2006
Theme:Stars Create Joy, Peace, Progress and Prosperity
Scripture: “They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they that mount up on wings as eagles shall run and not be weary; they that walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31
Motto: “I believe I can Fly”
Sister Mary A. Hill
Brother Otis Appling
Years Served: 2002-2004
Theme: Disciplined, Dedicated, Devoted Sisters and Brothers Anchored and Poised for Positive Action
Scripture: "An Now Abideth Faith, Hope and Love but the greatest of these is Love." 1 Corinthians 13:13
Motto: “And now, Abideth faith, hope and love; but the greatest of these is love”.
Sister Orphenia Fitzpatrick
Brother Isiah Cherry
Years Served: 2000-2002
Scripture: If God be for us - Who can be against us." Romans 8:31
Motto:Do Unto Others As You Would Have Others Do Unto You. Their Scripture
Sister Carolyn Hayes-Simmons
Brother Charles F. Williams
Years Served: 1998-2000
Theme: Caring and Sharing Above self – Serve through Volunteerism
Scripture: Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. PROVERBS 3:5
Motto: THE POWER OF “U”
Sister Mark K. Nightingale
Brother J. Ronald Hyman Sr.
Years Served: 1996-1998
Theme: Random Acts of Kindness.
Scripture: "Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you".
Motto: “Strength in Unity”
Sister Margaret C. Bruner
Brother Ronald P. Jackson *
Years Served: 1994-1996
Theme: "Forward into the 21st Century on the "OZIEL EXPRESS" on the Wheels of Courage, Confidence, Commitment, Cooperation, Communication and Charity while Loving One Another."
Scripture: Psalms 27:1-14;
Motto: To God Be The Glory!
Sister Bernice E. Crawford *
Brother M. Rufus Mozee *
Years Served: 1990-1992
Motto: "Faith and Action."
Sister Mary Taylor *
Brother John M. Bettis
Years Served: 1990-1992
Theme: "Think Positive! Act Charitable!
Scripture: For his anger endureth but a moment; in his
favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. Psalm 30: 5
Motto: "Back to Basics."
Past Grand Worthy Matrons/Patron with no picture
- 1909-1313 [Electa] Mary M. Daniels* No. 2 and J.L. Merritt* No. 2
- 1909-1913 [Crystal] Rebecca Bush* No. 3
- 1913-1915 [Oziel] W.J. Douglas* No. 1
- 1915-1917 Rev. J.P. Love* No. 48
- 1917-1919 Armenia Bean* No. 6 and Rev. J.P. Love* No. 48
- 1919-1920 [South] Armenia Bean* No. 6
- 1919-1920 [South] Sara Meyers Smith* No. 6
- 1919-1921 [North] Hallie Polk* No. 7 and Richard Height*
- 1921-1923 [Oziel] Martha Epps* No. 10
- 1923-1926 Lennie Hudson* and Pearl H. Walden* No. 2
- 1925-1938 Pearl H. Walden* No. 2
- 1938-1941 Rose Castor*
- 1941-1943 A.B. Broady* No. 2
- 1949-1950 Samuel A. Llewellyn** No. 4
** Died in Office