REV. SIMON Spiritual daughters
The Rev. Lonnie K.A. Simon's 12 spiritual daughters are:
The Rev. Elizabeth Powell, 103, ordained in 1956. Though in a nursing home, she attends her church, World Fellowship International in Youngstown, when possible.
The Rev. Gena Thornton, St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Cleveland, ordained in the late 1970s.
The Rev. Lillie B. North, Friends House Chapel in Youngstown, ordained in 1981.
The Rev. Eleanor Felder, Holy Bible Church of God in Youngstown, ordained in 1982.
The Rev. Flonerra Henry-Harris, associate minister at New Bethel Baptist Church in Youngstown, ordained in 1985.
The Rev. Mary Austin of Calvary Baptist Church in Youngstown, ordained in 1993.
The Rev. Robin Woodberry, youth and children's pastor at New Bethel, ordained April 24, 2005.
Evangelist Brenda Jones, associate minister at New Bethel, ordained in 1986 at New Hope Baptist Church in Youngstown.
Minister Karlon Ware, now of Arizona, licensed in the 1980s.
Minister Wanda Richardson of New Bethel education department, to be ordained Oct. 30.
Evangelist Tracey Dawson, New Bethel associate minister who oversees recovery, evangelism and outreach, ordained at New Jerusalem Fellowship in 1998.
Evangelist Christine A. London, New Vision Baptist Church in Youngstown, licensed in 1976.