A Celebration of the Life of Dr. Pam DeVeaux
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Levett Funeral Home Chapel, Decatur, GA
June 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Lincoln Cemetery, Suitland, MD
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Expressions of Love and Condolence:
The DeVeaux Family
5347 Bluestone Circle – Mableton, GA 30126
Dr. Patricia Ann Morris DeVeaux (affectionately known as “Dr. Pam”) was the spouse of Bishop William Phillips DeVeaux, Sr. the 113th elected and consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. After Bishop DeVeaux’s election at the 1996 General Conference from Metropolitan AME Church, Washington DC, they served in the Eighteenth, Sixteenth, Sixth and Second Episcopal Districts.
During their first assignment in with God’s help, she established two day care centers, provided scholarships to four students for study in American, convened an international HIV/AIDS conference, built a high school media center, funded the construction of a water tower that supplies clean water to 1100 Swaziland students, conducted health fairs, developed Lesotho candle and doll economic projects, hosted five sojourners and constructed the M. Joan Cousin Women Empowerment Center.
In 2000 her work companioned that of her husband in his assignment to the 16th Episcopal District, including the Caribbean, parts of South America, and Europe. She led the Edith Ming Health Fairs, HIV/AIDS youth retreats, Haitian potholder economic project, Barbados Health Fair, Dominican Republic English speaking school, community youth basketball court, marriage retreats, provided Black dolls to orphanages in Haiti, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, hosted two missionary sojourners and convened “When Women Worship” Conferences.
She continued her legacy and ministry of empowering women, youth, and families in the Sixth (2004-2012) and Second (2012-2016) Episcopal Districts until retiring with Bishop DeVeaux after the 2016 General Conference.
Dr. DeVeaux was a graduate of Howard University, Peabody College, and Vanderbilt University. She worked as a high school librarian, medical librarian, university adjunct professor, college administrator, and senior advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy. She was also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
The DeVeauxs were blessed with six children, twelve grandchildren, and numerous sons and daughters in the ministry.
Please be in prayer for Bishop DeVeaux and the family during this time of bereavement.