ATTLES, Dr. Henrietta S. Ed.D. Transitioned, to be with her Heavenly Father, on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 in Lakeland, FL. Sister Attles was very active in the AME church from First Lady, of St. Paul AME Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts to President of the New England Women's Missionary Society. At the time of her passing Henrietta was an active member of the New Bethel AME Church, Lakeland, Florida and the Lively Missionary Society. She was Robed a AME Missionary Church Mother in Zambia. In Massachusetts Henrietta wan a City-Wide election and served as the first black woman on the Cambridge School Committee. The school room is dedicated, The Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room where her portrait was recently unveiled. Dr. Attles was also the Executive Director of the Henry Buckner School, Cambridge, Massachusetts for 21 years. After her retirement, she founded and was President of "Our Golden Years". She was a member of Alpha Kappa Sororiety, Inc; and was inducted into Phi Delta Kappa National Honor Society, Harvard Chapter, as one of the Nation's Outstanding Educators. The arrangements are: Friday, Sept 14th, 6-8 PM; Reflections and Saturday, Sept. 15th, 11AM The Celebrations of her life, at St. Paul AME Church in Cambridge, MA.
Published in The Boston Globe on September 9, 2012