House of God, which is the
Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Inc.
Est. - 1903
It is with great regret that we announce the passing of Bishop Preston L. Raper, Prelate of the Maranatha District Diocese. The Raper family and the Diocese are in need of our fervent prayers.

The services for Bishop Preston L. Raper:

Friday, November 22, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
5838 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60651

Homegoing Service:
Saturday, November 23, 2019

Wake:  10:00 a.m.
Service:  10:30 a.m.

Mt. Olive Baptist Church
5729 W. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651

Forest Home Cemetery
863 DesPlaines Avenue
Forest Park, IL 60130

ALL CONDOLENCES and RESOLUTIONS  may be emailed to Elder Shirley Williams

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Bishop Archibald Henry White, Sr.
Bishop James Houston Smith
Senior Bishop (1981 – 1986)
Founder and Chief Overseer
Senior Bishop (1929 – 1981)
Bishop Arthur Lee Warren
Bishop Jesse J. White, Sr.
Bishop David E. Drone
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