The Corner Forum
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002
Issue #6

On Dec. 14, Help Pay Tribute To the Rev. Cora A. Davis

By the Rev. Catherine Boddie Bego

1308 Emerald St. NE, from an interview Thursday

On Dec. 14, we are having an appreciation ceremony for a woman that was a pillar and a stalwart in this community — the Rev. Cora A. Davis. She'll be 90 years old.

Rev. Davis had a church at 1300 F St. NE, the East Canaan Baptist Church. She baptized many of the people in the community. She licensed and ordained many of the people in the community. She married many of the people in the community. And she preached funerals of many of the deceased community members.

Details, from the flyer: Dec. 14, 4 - 6 p.m. Rev. Dr. Cora A. Davis' 90th birthday. $40 per person, 11 years old and up. $15 per person, 5-10 years old. Free for persons 4 years old and younger. Cost includes buffet, gratuities, taxes and gift. At Phillips Flagship seafood restaurant, 900 Water St. SW, 488-8515.

For directions and more information, call anytime: Doris, 301-851-8454. RSVP by Dec. 9 to Ms. Williams or the Rev. Bego, at 397-5826. Make all checks/money orders made payable to Doris D. Williams. Please pay and RSVP by Dec. 9 to Ms. Williams, 9409 Van Buren Street, Lanham, MD 20706. If unable to attend, please send donations. §